Period
to 19 December 2018

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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > London
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 98 103
Rank change year-on-year -15 +5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 1,948 2,427 2,207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.94% 3.30% 2.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.57% 14.65% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,600 1,717 1,943
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,675 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 14,356 16,567 17,931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.69% 22.50% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10,665 12,488 14,768
London median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +1.85%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 December 2018.

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 December 2018. 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 -17 333 £65,000 +8.33% 72
West London -36 70 £51,250 -6.82% 40
East London +21 37 £62,500 +8.70% 16
South London +7 34 £42,500 +21.43% 5
North London +10 5 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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 1,923 (98.72%) Degree
2 1,825 (93.69%) Computer Science
3 813 (41.74%) Finance
4 659 (33.83%) Agile Software Development
5 610 (31.31%) SQL
6 546 (28.03%) Java
7 462 (23.72%) JavaScript
8 455 (23.36%) Python
9 399 (20.48%) Problem-Solving
10 373 (19.15%) C#
10 373 (19.15%) Software Engineering
10 373 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
11 319 (16.38%) Linux
12 304 (15.61%) Microsoft Azure
13 303 (15.55%) Microsoft
14 284 (14.58%) .NET
15 273 (14.01%) SQL Server
16 272 (13.96%) HTML
17 269 (13.81%) Mathematics
18 267 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
19 265 (13.60%) Test Automation
20 258 (13.24%) CSS
21 252 (12.94%) Analytics
22 251 (12.89%) AngularJS
23 241 (12.37%) Web Services
24 235 (12.06%) Banking
25 230 (11.81%) Windows
26 227 (11.65%) DevOps
27 195 (10.01%) Continuous Integration
28 192 (9.86%) Big Data

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 94 (4.83%) Elasticsearch
2 68 (3.49%) Apache Spark
3 60 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 56 (2.87%) MS Exchange
5 42 (2.16%) WebSphere
6 41 (2.10%) Apache
6 41 (2.10%) Confluence
7 38 (1.95%) CMS
8 37 (1.90%) Ethereum
9 32 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 29 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 26 (1.33%) nginx
12 16 (0.82%) WebLogic
13 15 (0.77%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.56%) IIS
15 9 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.46%) Jetty
16 8 (0.41%) Hyperledger
16 8 (0.41%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 61 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 59 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.15%) Camtasia
5 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.051%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.051%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.051%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 51 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.87%) Ripple
3 14 (0.72%) Distributed Ledger
4 13 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.51%) Magento
6 7 (0.36%) Relativity
7 6 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.21%) HFM
8 4 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
8 4 (0.21%) R3 Corda
8 4 (0.21%) TrackWise
9 2 (0.10%) Elite 3E
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.10%) Quorum
9 2 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.10%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.10%) Shopify
9 2 (0.10%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 373 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
2 304 (15.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (4.67%) Office 365
4 70 (3.59%) SaaS
5 69 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 58 (2.98%) GitHub
7 37 (1.90%) PaaS
8 34 (1.75%) IaaS
9 31 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (0.67%) G Suite
11 12 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (0.56%) Amazon S3
12 11 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (0.56%) Serverless
13 10 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
14 9 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
14 9 (0.46%) Slack
15 7 (0.36%) Google Play
16 6 (0.31%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 169 (8.68%) Firewall
2 44 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 43 (2.21%) Internet
4 41 (2.10%) VPN
5 40 (2.05%) HTTP
5 40 (2.05%) SNMP
5 40 (2.05%) WAN
6 39 (2.00%) DNS
6 39 (2.00%) LAN
7 30 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 29 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 27 (1.39%) Network Security
10 26 (1.33%) SAN
10 26 (1.33%) VLAN
11 24 (1.23%) SSL
11 24 (1.23%) Wireless
12 23 (1.18%) SMTP
13 21 (1.08%) BGP
14 20 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 192 (9.86%) Big Data
3 161 (8.26%) NoSQL
4 147 (7.55%) MySQL
5 131 (6.72%) Relational Database
6 98 (5.03%) MongoDB
7 97 (4.98%) Hadoop
8 75 (3.85%) Blockchain
9 67 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
10 51 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
11 43 (2.21%) Redis
12 42 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 42 (2.16%) RDBMS
13 31 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 27 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 26 (1.33%) HBase
16 23 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
16 23 (1.18%) Oracle Database
17 22 (1.13%) Power BI
18 21 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 154 (7.91%) Git (software)
2 113 (5.80%) JIRA
3 110 (5.65%) Jenkins
4 57 (2.93%) JUnit
5 53 (2.72%) Selenium
5 53 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 41 (2.10%) Maven
7 38 (1.95%) Visual Studio
8 37 (1.90%) Subversion
8 37 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
9 29 (1.49%) WebDriver
10 22 (1.13%) Gradle
10 22 (1.13%) webpack
11 20 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (1.03%) Eclipse
12 19 (0.98%) Mockito
13 18 (0.92%) git-flow
14 15 (0.77%) NUnit
14 15 (0.77%) TeamCity
15 14 (0.72%) Ant
General
1 813 (41.74%) Finance
2 235 (12.06%) Banking
3 109 (5.60%) Investment Banking
4 101 (5.18%) Front Office
5 88 (4.52%) Financial Institution
6 67 (3.44%) Retail
7 54 (2.77%) Games
8 53 (2.72%) Marketing
9 50 (2.57%) Telecoms
10 47 (2.41%) Legal
11 46 (2.36%) Advertising
12 35 (1.80%) Law
13 23 (1.18%) Back Office
14 20 (1.03%) Automotive
15 18 (0.92%) Electronics
16 16 (0.82%) Manufacturing
17 15 (0.77%) French Language
18 13 (0.67%) German Language
19 12 (0.62%) Publishing
20 11 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 740 (37.99%) Developer
2 173 (8.88%) Java Developer
3 169 (8.68%) Graduate
4 166 (8.52%) Analyst
5 165 (8.47%) Consultant
6 146 (7.49%) Architect
7 120 (6.16%) Senior Developer
8 116 (5.95%) Software Engineer
9 99 (5.08%) .NET Developer
10 95 (4.88%) C# Developer
11 81 (4.16%) Software Developer
12 73 (3.75%) Graduate Developer
13 69 (3.54%) Junior
14 64 (3.29%) Security Engineer
15 58 (2.98%) Network Engineer
16 55 (2.82%) Lead Developer
16 55 (2.82%) Python Developer
17 54 (2.77%) Graduate Consultant
17 54 (2.77%) Technical Consultant
18 51 (2.62%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (14.58%) .NET
2 272 (13.96%) HTML
3 258 (13.24%) CSS
4 251 (12.89%) AngularJS
5 241 (12.37%) Web Services
6 184 (9.45%) RESTful
7 154 (7.91%) React
8 132 (6.78%) Spring
9 106 (5.44%) RabbitMQ
10 104 (5.34%) REST
11 99 (5.08%) .NET Framework
12 96 (4.93%) ASP.NET Web API
13 94 (4.83%) jQuery
14 92 (4.72%) ASP.NET
15 91 (4.67%) XML
16 85 (4.36%) Kafka
17 82 (4.21%) HTML5
18 79 (4.06%) Node.js
19 62 (3.18%) JMS
20 56 (2.87%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 267 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 165 (8.47%) Fintech
3 111 (5.70%) Data Structures
4 110 (5.65%) Algorithms
5 108 (5.54%) Management Information System
6 101 (5.18%) Self-Motivation
7 88 (4.52%) Hedge funds
8 83 (4.26%) User Experience
9 76 (3.90%) Fixed Income
10 68 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
11 66 (3.39%) Mobile App
12 62 (3.18%) Derivative
13 41 (2.10%) Cyberthreat
14 36 (1.85%) Data Centre
15 35 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
16 34 (1.75%) Virtual Team
17 32 (1.64%) Equities
18 31 (1.59%) N-Tier
19 29 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 27 (1.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 319 (16.38%) Linux
2 230 (11.81%) Windows
3 125 (6.42%) Unix
4 64 (3.29%) Windows Server
5 49 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 43 (2.21%) Android
6 43 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (1.08%) CentOS
10 18 (0.92%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.67%) Mac OS X
11 13 (0.67%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.56%) CoreOS
13 9 (0.46%) Windows 10
14 7 (0.36%) Debian
15 6 (0.31%) Fedora
15 6 (0.31%) VMS
16 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.10%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,825 (93.69%) Computer Science
2 659 (33.83%) Agile Software Development
3 399 (20.48%) Problem-Solving
4 373 (19.15%) Software Engineering
5 269 (13.81%) Mathematics
6 265 (13.60%) Test Automation
7 252 (12.94%) Analytics
8 227 (11.65%) DevOps
9 195 (10.01%) Continuous Integration
10 174 (8.93%) OO
11 171 (8.78%) Microservices
12 159 (8.16%) Mentoring
13 158 (8.11%) Scrum
14 154 (7.91%) TDD
15 147 (7.55%) Open Source
16 141 (7.24%) Cybersecurity
17 138 (7.08%) MVC
17 138 (7.08%) SDLC
18 128 (6.57%) Physics
19 115 (5.90%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 610 (31.31%) SQL
2 546 (28.03%) Java
3 462 (23.72%) JavaScript
4 455 (23.36%) Python
5 373 (19.15%) C#
6 152 (7.80%) C++
7 114 (5.85%) PowerShell
8 110 (5.65%) C
9 102 (5.24%) Scala
10 92 (4.72%) Perl
11 90 (4.62%) PHP
12 89 (4.57%) Bash Shell
13 86 (4.41%) Java 8
14 82 (4.21%) Ruby
15 77 (3.95%) T-SQL
16 65 (3.34%) Go
17 51 (2.62%) Shell Script
18 46 (2.36%) Kotlin
19 41 (2.10%) ES6
20 34 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1,923 (98.72%) Degree
2 161 (8.26%) Master's Degree
3 81 (4.16%) CISSP
4 79 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (2.98%) Numerate Degree
6 38 (1.95%) CCNA
7 36 (1.85%) CCNP
8 34 (1.75%) CCIE
8 34 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (1.75%) PhD
9 33 (1.69%) CISA
10 30 (1.54%) GIAC
10 30 (1.54%) MCSE
11 29 (1.49%) MCP
12 27 (1.39%) Security Cleared
13 26 (1.33%) CRISC
14 23 (1.18%) CISM
14 23 (1.18%) SC Cleared
15 21 (1.08%) CEH
16 13 (0.67%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (5.39%) QA
2 65 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.18%) GDPR
4 16 (0.82%) COBIT
4 16 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (0.82%) SAS 70
5 15 (0.77%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 10 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.36%) SLA
10 6 (0.31%) IFRS
10 6 (0.31%) MiFID
11 4 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 4 (0.21%) GxP
12 3 (0.15%) NIST 800
12 3 (0.15%) PMO
13 1 (0.051%) Solvency II
System Software
1 176 (9.03%) Docker
2 114 (5.85%) Active Directory
3 70 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (2.87%) Hyper-V
5 33 (1.69%) vSphere
6 27 (1.39%) iptables
7 18 (0.92%) VirtualBox
8 11 (0.56%) HDFS
9 5 (0.26%) Snort
9 5 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.15%) Xen
11 3 (0.15%) XenApp
12 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.10%) Ceph
12 2 (0.10%) XenServer
13 1 (0.051%) Firmware
13 1 (0.051%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.051%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 84 (4.31%) Kubernetes
2 82 (4.21%) Ansible
3 53 (2.72%) Puppet
4 47 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (2.00%) Terraform
6 22 (1.13%) Backup Exec
7 14 (0.72%) HAProxy
8 12 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (0.62%) SCCM
9 10 (0.51%) Kibana
10 8 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (0.41%) Mesos
11 6 (0.31%) Nagios
12 5 (0.26%) Marathon
12 5 (0.26%) Packer
12 5 (0.26%) SCOM
12 5 (0.26%) Suricata
12 5 (0.26%) systemd
13 4 (0.21%) Consul
14 3 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 303 (15.55%) Microsoft
2 130 (6.67%) Oracle
3 115 (5.90%) Google
4 93 (4.77%) Cisco
5 76 (3.90%) VMware
6 53 (2.72%) EMC
6 53 (2.72%) NetApp
7 50 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
8 48 (2.46%) Splunk
9 45 (2.31%) F5
10 44 (2.26%) Palo Alto
11 39 (2.00%) Red Hat
12 35 (1.80%) Dell
12 35 (1.80%) HP
13 34 (1.75%) CheckPoint
13 34 (1.75%) Tableau
14 33 (1.69%) Nintex
15 28 (1.44%) Kaseya
16 22 (1.13%) SAP
16 22 (1.13%) Veritas