Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 96 106
Rank change year-on-year -16 +10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 2,073 2,484 2,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.05% 3.34% 2.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.69% 14.73% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,663 1,670 1,952
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 15,146 16,861 18,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.31% 22.64% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11,274 12,511 15,648
London median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +3.12%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -2 377 £60,000 +9.09% 67
West London -27 84 £40,000 -27.27% 49
East London +20 42 £62,500 -9.09% 21
South London +10 34 £40,000 - 7
North London +3 7 £52,500 +40.00% 4
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 2,038 (98.31%) Degree
2 1,952 (94.16%) Computer Science
3 936 (45.15%) Finance
4 702 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
5 634 (30.58%) SQL
6 633 (30.54%) Java
7 531 (25.62%) JavaScript
8 485 (23.40%) Problem-Solving
9 483 (23.30%) Python
10 402 (19.39%) C#
11 399 (19.25%) Software Engineering
12 385 (18.57%) Amazon AWS
13 375 (18.09%) Linux
14 358 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
15 335 (16.16%) Banking
16 329 (15.87%) HTML
17 315 (15.20%) CSS
18 309 (14.91%) SQL Server
19 308 (14.86%) Mathematics
20 304 (14.66%) .NET
21 277 (13.36%) Microsoft Azure
22 268 (12.93%) Microsoft
23 267 (12.88%) Analytics
24 261 (12.59%) Big Data
25 255 (12.30%) Test Automation
26 254 (12.25%) AngularJS
27 253 (12.20%) Windows
28 250 (12.06%) OO
29 232 (11.19%) Web Services
30 231 (11.14%) C++

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 (4.53%) Apache Spark
2 75 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
3 70 (3.38%) SharePoint
4 61 (2.94%) CMS
5 48 (2.32%) Ethereum
6 47 (2.27%) Apache
7 32 (1.54%) WebSphere
8 27 (1.30%) Confluence
9 23 (1.11%) MS Exchange
10 22 (1.06%) IIS
11 21 (1.01%) nginx
12 18 (0.87%) Tomcat
12 18 (0.87%) WebLogic
13 17 (0.82%) Umbraco
14 12 (0.58%) GemFire
15 11 (0.53%) SAS
15 11 (0.53%) WordPress
16 9 (0.43%) Drupal
16 9 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
17 8 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 65 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.19%) Camtasia
7 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.14%) SPSS
8 2 (0.096%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.048%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.048%) GIMP
9 1 (0.048%) Maya
9 1 (0.048%) Mingle
9 1 (0.048%) NUKE
9 1 (0.048%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.048%) Weka
Business Applications
1 47 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.35%) Distributed Ledger
3 26 (1.25%) Ripple
4 11 (0.53%) Magento
4 11 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.29%) Sentinel
5 6 (0.29%) TrackWise
6 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.24%) Relativity
7 4 (0.19%) HFM
7 4 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.14%) Ringtail
8 3 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.096%) Elite 3E
9 2 (0.096%) Quorum
9 2 (0.096%) R3 Corda
9 2 (0.096%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.096%) Veritas eDiscovery
9 2 (0.096%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 385 (18.57%) Amazon AWS
2 277 (13.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (3.76%) SaaS
4 61 (2.94%) Office 365
5 56 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 53 (2.56%) GitHub
7 34 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
8 33 (1.59%) PaaS
9 29 (1.40%) IaaS
10 14 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (0.63%) Amazon S3
11 13 (0.63%) G Suite
12 12 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (0.48%) Force.com
14 10 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
14 10 (0.48%) Serverless
15 7 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
15 7 (0.34%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 170 (8.20%) Firewall
2 61 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 51 (2.46%) DNS
4 47 (2.27%) WAN
5 44 (2.12%) HTTP
5 44 (2.12%) VPN
6 38 (1.83%) LAN
7 36 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (1.59%) Wireless
9 32 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
10 31 (1.50%) VLAN
11 29 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
11 29 (1.40%) SNMP
11 29 (1.40%) SSL
12 26 (1.25%) BGP
12 26 (1.25%) Network Security
13 22 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 22 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 22 (1.06%) SAN
13 22 (1.06%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 261 (12.59%) Big Data
3 157 (7.57%) Relational Database
4 135 (6.51%) MySQL
5 131 (6.32%) NoSQL
6 117 (5.64%) Blockchain
7 103 (4.97%) Hadoop
8 93 (4.49%) MongoDB
9 58 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
10 55 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
11 40 (1.93%) Redis
11 40 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 34 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 30 (1.45%) RDBMS
14 24 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
14 24 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (0.82%) DB2
16 16 (0.77%) Power BI
17 15 (0.72%) Apache Hive
17 15 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 133 (6.42%) Git (software)
2 104 (5.02%) Jenkins
3 87 (4.20%) JIRA
4 72 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 55 (2.65%) Maven
6 54 (2.60%) JUnit
6 54 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
7 52 (2.51%) Selenium
8 48 (2.32%) Visual Studio
9 44 (2.12%) Subversion
10 37 (1.78%) Gradle
11 28 (1.35%) Eclipse
12 26 (1.25%) WebDriver
13 24 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 21 (1.01%) Ant
14 21 (1.01%) Mockito
15 18 (0.87%) git-flow
16 17 (0.82%) Cucumber
16 17 (0.82%) JMeter
16 17 (0.82%) TeamCity
General
1 936 (45.15%) Finance
2 335 (16.16%) Banking
3 187 (9.02%) Investment Banking
4 149 (7.19%) Financial Institution
5 125 (6.03%) Front Office
6 71 (3.42%) Games
7 66 (3.18%) Retail
8 57 (2.75%) Marketing
9 47 (2.27%) Advertising
10 39 (1.88%) Legal
11 37 (1.78%) Law
12 35 (1.69%) Telecoms
13 28 (1.35%) Back Office
14 21 (1.01%) Electronics
15 18 (0.87%) German Language
15 18 (0.87%) Publishing
16 13 (0.63%) French Language
17 12 (0.58%) Automotive
17 12 (0.58%) Manufacturing
18 8 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 776 (37.43%) Developer
2 207 (9.99%) Graduate
3 192 (9.26%) Analyst
4 179 (8.63%) Java Developer
5 163 (7.86%) Consultant
6 140 (6.75%) Architect
7 128 (6.17%) Software Engineer
8 118 (5.69%) Senior Developer
9 106 (5.11%) .NET Developer
10 97 (4.68%) Software Developer
11 94 (4.53%) C# Developer
12 93 (4.49%) Junior
13 82 (3.96%) Graduate Developer
14 69 (3.33%) Python Developer
14 69 (3.33%) Security Engineer
15 64 (3.09%) Network Engineer
16 61 (2.94%) Graduate Consultant
17 56 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
18 52 (2.51%) Junior Developer
18 52 (2.51%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (15.87%) HTML
2 315 (15.20%) CSS
3 304 (14.66%) .NET
4 254 (12.25%) AngularJS
5 232 (11.19%) Web Services
6 192 (9.26%) React
7 175 (8.44%) RESTful
8 152 (7.33%) jQuery
9 115 (5.55%) ASP.NET
10 107 (5.16%) XML
11 101 (4.87%) ASP.NET Web API
11 101 (4.87%) Spring
12 99 (4.78%) REST
13 96 (4.63%) Kafka
14 84 (4.05%) .NET Framework
15 83 (4.00%) HTML5
16 82 (3.96%) Node.js
17 72 (3.47%) RabbitMQ
18 68 (3.28%) J2EE
19 65 (3.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1,952 (94.16%) Computer Science
2 358 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
3 158 (7.62%) Fintech
4 152 (7.33%) Algorithms
5 145 (6.99%) Data Structures
6 123 (5.93%) Self-Motivation
7 121 (5.84%) Management Information System
8 118 (5.69%) Cyberthreat
9 109 (5.26%) User Experience
10 102 (4.92%) Fixed Income
11 94 (4.53%) Hedge funds
12 70 (3.38%) Mobile App
13 67 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
14 58 (2.80%) Derivative
15 46 (2.22%) Equities
15 46 (2.22%) N-Tier
16 42 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
17 41 (1.98%) Bitcoin
17 41 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 39 (1.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 375 (18.09%) Linux
2 253 (12.20%) Windows
3 181 (8.73%) Unix
4 55 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 42 (2.03%) Apple iOS
6 39 (1.88%) Android
7 36 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (1.50%) Mac OS X
10 27 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (0.87%) Windows 7
12 13 (0.63%) AIX
13 12 (0.58%) CentOS
13 12 (0.58%) Windows 10
14 10 (0.48%) Solaris
15 9 (0.43%) HPUX
16 7 (0.34%) CoreOS
17 5 (0.24%) VMS
18 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.096%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 702 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
2 485 (23.40%) Problem-Solving
3 399 (19.25%) Software Engineering
4 308 (14.86%) Mathematics
5 267 (12.88%) Analytics
6 255 (12.30%) Test Automation
7 250 (12.06%) OO
8 211 (10.18%) DevOps
9 200 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
10 190 (9.17%) SDLC
11 188 (9.07%) MVC
12 178 (8.59%) TDD
13 172 (8.30%) Scrum
14 168 (8.10%) Microservices
14 168 (8.10%) Risk Management
15 155 (7.48%) Mentoring
15 155 (7.48%) Open Source
16 139 (6.71%) Cybersecurity
16 139 (6.71%) Physics
17 133 (6.42%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 634 (30.58%) SQL
2 633 (30.54%) Java
3 531 (25.62%) JavaScript
4 483 (23.30%) Python
5 402 (19.39%) C#
6 231 (11.14%) C++
7 125 (6.03%) C
8 124 (5.98%) Scala
9 111 (5.35%) PHP
10 107 (5.16%) Perl
11 100 (4.82%) T-SQL
12 90 (4.34%) Java 8
13 84 (4.05%) Bash Shell
14 82 (3.96%) Ruby
15 77 (3.71%) PowerShell
16 71 (3.42%) Go
17 51 (2.46%) Shell Script
18 40 (1.93%) Kotlin
19 37 (1.78%) VBA
20 35 (1.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2,038 (98.31%) Degree
2 221 (10.66%) Master's Degree
3 83 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 81 (3.91%) CISSP
5 60 (2.89%) Numerate Degree
6 52 (2.51%) CCNP
7 38 (1.83%) CCIE
8 34 (1.64%) Security Cleared
9 32 (1.54%) CCNA
9 32 (1.54%) PhD
10 30 (1.45%) GIAC
11 29 (1.40%) CISA
12 28 (1.35%) CISM
13 26 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (1.25%) SC Cleared
14 17 (0.82%) CEH
14 17 (0.82%) CRISC
15 15 (0.72%) OSCP
16 12 (0.58%) GCIH
16 12 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (5.69%) QA
2 68 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.21%) SLA
4 18 (0.87%) GDPR
5 16 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (0.77%) SAS 70
6 13 (0.63%) MiFID
7 12 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 9 (0.43%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.39%) COBIT
10 7 (0.34%) GxP
11 6 (0.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.096%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.096%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.096%) PMO
14 1 (0.048%) GCP
14 1 (0.048%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.048%) NIST 800
System Software
1 167 (8.06%) Docker
2 89 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 40 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 25 (1.21%) iptables
6 12 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.53%) HDFS
8 10 (0.48%) Snort
8 10 (0.48%) VirtualBox
9 9 (0.43%) VMware NSX
9 9 (0.43%) vSphere
10 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.096%) Ceph
11 2 (0.096%) GPFS
11 2 (0.096%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.096%) Xen
11 2 (0.096%) XenApp
11 2 (0.096%) XenServer
12 1 (0.048%) Firmware
12 1 (0.048%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 88 (4.25%) Kubernetes
2 73 (3.52%) Ansible
3 40 (1.93%) Terraform
4 37 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (1.69%) Puppet
6 16 (0.77%) Kibana
7 13 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (0.58%) SCCM
9 10 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
9 10 (0.48%) Suricata
10 9 (0.43%) Cacti
10 9 (0.43%) HAProxy
11 8 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (0.34%) Packer
13 6 (0.29%) Salt
14 5 (0.24%) Backup Exec
14 5 (0.24%) Consul
14 5 (0.24%) Nagios
15 4 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 268 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 148 (7.14%) Oracle
3 115 (5.55%) Google
4 88 (4.25%) Cisco
5 59 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
6 53 (2.56%) VMware
7 50 (2.41%) Tableau
8 49 (2.36%) Palo Alto
9 46 (2.22%) Splunk
10 44 (2.12%) Nintex
11 40 (1.93%) IBM
12 38 (1.83%) Red Hat
13 37 (1.78%) F5
13 37 (1.78%) Sybase
14 31 (1.50%) CheckPoint
15 30 (1.45%) SAP
16 26 (1.25%) Citrix
17 20 (0.96%) Apple
17 20 (0.96%) NetApp
18 19 (0.92%) Juniper