Period
to 19 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > London
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 111 100
Rank change year-on-year -24 -11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 1,414 2,088 2,401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.52% 3.02% 3.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.29% 13.17% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,112 1,650 1,660
London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £29,975
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 11,504 15,858 17,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.52% 22.93% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8,621 11,750 12,810
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £88,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in London

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in London.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in London

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in London over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in London

Computer Science Degree
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the London region over the 6 months to 19 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +14 362 £70,000 +16.67% 91
West London +1 69 £65,000 +62.50% 27
South London -4 24 £50,000 +25.00% 6
North London +1 6 £44,512 -10.98% 5
East London -6 1 £37,500 -40.00% 14
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 1,393 (98.51%) Degree
2 1,336 (94.48%) Computer Science
3 599 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
4 509 (36.00%) Finance
5 410 (29.00%) Java
6 407 (28.78%) SQL
7 333 (23.55%) JavaScript
8 315 (22.28%) C#
9 296 (20.93%) Python
10 277 (19.59%) Problem-Solving
11 275 (19.45%) Amazon AWS
12 264 (18.67%) Software Engineering
13 239 (16.90%) .NET
14 236 (16.69%) HTML
15 231 (16.34%) Linux
16 229 (16.20%) SQL Server
16 229 (16.20%) DevOps
17 226 (15.98%) Microsoft Azure
18 219 (15.49%) Microsoft
19 218 (15.42%) Mathematics
20 206 (14.57%) AngularJS
21 202 (14.29%) CSS
22 195 (13.79%) Git (software)
23 189 (13.37%) Test Automation
24 188 (13.30%) Docker
25 179 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
26 176 (12.45%) REST
27 157 (11.10%) Microservices
28 155 (10.96%) Fintech
29 153 (10.82%) Windows

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 86 (6.08%) Elasticsearch
2 74 (5.23%) Apache Spark
3 27 (1.91%) Confluence
4 23 (1.63%) Apache
5 19 (1.34%) SharePoint
6 17 (1.20%) nginx
7 15 (1.06%) MS Exchange
8 13 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (0.85%) Skype for Business
10 8 (0.57%) SAS
11 7 (0.50%) CMS
11 7 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.42%) ArcGIS
12 6 (0.42%) IIS
13 5 (0.35%) GeoServer
14 4 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
14 4 (0.28%) Drupal
14 4 (0.28%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.28%) Zeplin
5 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.071%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.071%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
2 8 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.28%) Magento
4 4 (0.28%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.28%) Shopify
5 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.21%) JDE OneWorld
5 3 (0.21%) OpenCart
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.21%) osCommerce
5 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.071%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.071%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.071%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.071%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 275 (19.45%) Amazon AWS
2 226 (15.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (4.53%) SaaS
4 59 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 59 (4.17%) Power Platform
5 53 (3.75%) Office 365
6 40 (2.83%) GitHub
7 38 (2.69%) PaaS
8 36 (2.55%) IaaS
9 27 (1.91%) Serverless
10 22 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
13 12 (0.85%) Sumo Logic
14 11 (0.78%) Amazon S3
14 11 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
15 10 (0.71%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.64%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.53%) Firewall
2 50 (3.54%) WAN
3 47 (3.32%) TCP/IP
4 43 (3.04%) LAN
5 42 (2.97%) BGP
6 41 (2.90%) Internet
7 39 (2.76%) HTTP
8 28 (1.98%) SSH
9 26 (1.84%) DNS
10 23 (1.63%) FTP
10 23 (1.63%) VPN
11 21 (1.49%) DHCP
11 21 (1.49%) SNMP
12 20 (1.41%) SAN
13 18 (1.27%) EIGRP
13 18 (1.27%) OSPF
14 17 (1.20%) VoIP
15 15 (1.06%) Ethernet
15 15 (1.06%) MPLS
15 15 (1.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 109 (7.71%) Big Data
3 103 (7.28%) NoSQL
4 88 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
5 79 (5.59%) Relational Database
6 73 (5.16%) MySQL
7 64 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
8 61 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 58 (4.10%) Power BI
9 58 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 46 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 43 (3.04%) MongoDB
12 39 (2.76%) Redis
13 35 (2.48%) Amazon Redshift
14 34 (2.40%) RDBMS
15 31 (2.19%) Hadoop
16 30 (2.12%) Oracle Database
17 29 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
18 26 (1.84%) Oracle Database 12c
19 24 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 195 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 141 (9.97%) Jenkins
3 99 (7.00%) JIRA
4 57 (4.03%) Selenium
5 46 (3.25%) Visual Studio
6 35 (2.48%) Subversion
7 33 (2.33%) Eclipse
8 32 (2.26%) Maven
9 24 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (1.56%) Bitbucket
11 20 (1.41%) TeamCity
12 18 (1.27%) JUnit
13 16 (1.13%) Artifactory
14 15 (1.06%) Cucumber
14 15 (1.06%) Gradle
14 15 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
14 15 (1.06%) WebDriver
15 14 (0.99%) Grunt
15 14 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
16 13 (0.92%) Android Studio
General
1 509 (36.00%) Finance
2 126 (8.91%) Banking
3 60 (4.24%) Front Office
4 58 (4.10%) Investment Banking
5 57 (4.03%) Marketing
6 43 (3.04%) Retail
7 40 (2.83%) Publishing
8 32 (2.26%) Financial Institution
8 32 (2.26%) Games
9 28 (1.98%) Advertising
10 18 (1.27%) Electronics
10 18 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (0.92%) Telecoms
12 12 (0.85%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.71%) Billing
14 9 (0.64%) Back Office
14 9 (0.64%) German Language
14 9 (0.64%) Law
14 9 (0.64%) Legal
15 6 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 630 (44.55%) Developer
2 124 (8.77%) Java Developer
3 120 (8.49%) Graduate
4 117 (8.27%) Senior Developer
5 113 (7.99%) Analyst
6 100 (7.07%) Software Engineer
7 93 (6.58%) Architect
8 89 (6.29%) .NET Developer
9 69 (4.88%) Junior
9 69 (4.88%) Software Developer
10 58 (4.10%) Consultant
10 58 (4.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 58 (4.10%) Graduate Developer
11 51 (3.61%) C# Developer
11 51 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
12 49 (3.47%) Java Engineer
13 46 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
14 45 (3.18%) SQL Developer
15 41 (2.90%) Python Engineer
16 39 (2.76%) Graduate Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (16.90%) .NET
2 236 (16.69%) HTML
3 206 (14.57%) AngularJS
4 202 (14.29%) CSS
5 176 (12.45%) REST
6 128 (9.05%) Web Services
7 126 (8.91%) React
8 121 (8.56%) Spring
9 119 (8.42%) RESTful
10 81 (5.73%) Kafka
11 76 (5.37%) HTML5
12 73 (5.16%) .NET Framework
12 73 (5.16%) jQuery
12 73 (5.16%) RabbitMQ
13 71 (5.02%) ASP.NET
14 68 (4.81%) Node.js
14 68 (4.81%) XML
15 53 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
16 49 (3.47%) Spring Boot
17 48 (3.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 179 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (7.71%) User Experience
3 76 (5.37%) Greenfield Project
4 68 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
5 61 (4.31%) Algorithms
6 57 (4.03%) Data Structures
7 50 (3.54%) Hedge funds
8 49 (3.47%) Mobile App
9 48 (3.39%) Virtual Team
10 39 (2.76%) Fixed Income
11 33 (2.33%) Data Centre
12 32 (2.26%) Reinsurance
13 31 (2.19%) Management Information System
14 28 (1.98%) Public Cloud
15 26 (1.84%) Tandem
16 21 (1.49%) Blog
17 18 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
17 18 (1.27%) Equities
18 15 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 14 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 231 (16.34%) Linux
2 153 (10.82%) Windows
3 63 (4.46%) Unix
4 47 (3.32%) Android
5 43 (3.04%) Windows Server
6 39 (2.76%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.20%) Windows 10
8 14 (0.99%) Mac OS
9 12 (0.85%) VMS
9 12 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.78%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.71%) CentOS
12 8 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.42%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.28%) Fedora
15 1 (0.071%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,336 (94.48%) Computer Science
2 599 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (19.59%) Problem-Solving
4 264 (18.67%) Software Engineering
5 229 (16.20%) DevOps
6 218 (15.42%) Mathematics
7 189 (13.37%) Test Automation
8 157 (11.10%) Microservices
9 155 (10.96%) Fintech
10 139 (9.83%) Analytics
10 139 (9.83%) Scrum
11 137 (9.69%) SDLC
12 127 (8.98%) OO
13 124 (8.77%) TDD
14 113 (7.99%) Open Source
15 111 (7.85%) Mentoring
16 105 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
17 104 (7.36%) Front End Development
18 94 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
18 94 (6.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 410 (29.00%) Java
2 407 (28.78%) SQL
3 333 (23.55%) JavaScript
4 315 (22.28%) C#
5 296 (20.93%) Python
6 98 (6.93%) C++
7 89 (6.29%) PowerShell
8 83 (5.87%) T-SQL
9 69 (4.88%) Java 8
10 55 (3.89%) PHP
11 54 (3.82%) Scala
12 48 (3.39%) Bash Shell
13 46 (3.25%) TypeScript
14 44 (3.11%) Shell Script
15 38 (2.69%) C
16 37 (2.62%) Ruby
17 32 (2.26%) ES6
18 31 (2.19%) VBA
19 30 (2.12%) Kotlin
20 21 (1.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1,393 (98.51%) Degree
2 94 (6.65%) Master's Degree
3 67 (4.74%) Numerate Degree
4 53 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (2.12%) CCNP
6 27 (1.91%) AWS Certification
6 27 (1.91%) CCIE
7 26 (1.84%) CISSP
8 24 (1.70%) CEH
9 21 (1.49%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 19 (1.34%) CCNA
11 18 (1.27%) PMI Certification
11 18 (1.27%) TOGAF Certification
12 17 (1.20%) ISTQB
12 17 (1.20%) SANS
13 15 (1.06%) PMP
13 15 (1.06%) Security Cleared
14 14 (0.99%) PhD
15 13 (0.92%) CISM
16 12 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (8.13%) QA
2 16 (1.13%) SLA
3 15 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.42%) PMO
6 4 (0.28%) NIST
7 3 (0.21%) COBIT
7 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.14%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.071%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.071%) GDPR
9 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.071%) PMBOK
System Software
1 188 (13.30%) Docker
2 65 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 38 (2.69%) Active Directory
5 22 (1.56%) VirtualBox
6 8 (0.57%) GridGain
7 4 (0.28%) Varnish
8 3 (0.21%) KVM
8 3 (0.21%) vSphere
9 2 (0.14%) Firmware
9 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.14%) XenApp
9 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.071%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.071%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.071%) Xen
Systems Management
1 97 (6.86%) Kubernetes
2 94 (6.65%) Terraform
3 91 (6.44%) Ansible
4 66 (4.67%) Puppet
5 43 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (1.41%) Mesos
7 19 (1.34%) Packer
8 16 (1.13%) Ambari
8 16 (1.13%) Hadoop YARN
9 15 (1.06%) SQL Sentry
10 8 (0.57%) HP Fortify
10 8 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (0.50%) Kibana
11 7 (0.50%) Salt
12 6 (0.42%) Graphite
12 6 (0.42%) Nagios
12 6 (0.42%) Prometheus
13 5 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
13 5 (0.35%) SCCM
13 5 (0.35%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 219 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 135 (9.55%) Oracle
3 94 (6.65%) VMware
4 57 (4.03%) Cisco
5 55 (3.89%) Google
6 43 (3.04%) SAP
7 30 (2.12%) EMC
7 30 (2.12%) Tableau
8 27 (1.91%) Dell
9 25 (1.77%) Citrix
9 25 (1.77%) NetApp
10 22 (1.56%) LogicMonitor
11 20 (1.41%) Sage
12 19 (1.34%) AppDynamics
13 16 (1.13%) Atlassian
13 16 (1.13%) Hortonworks
13 16 (1.13%) HP
14 15 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (0.99%) Red Hat
16 10 (0.71%) SolarWinds