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

Computer Science Degree
England > London
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 102 105
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 2,101 2,394 2,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.02% 3.24% 2.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.18% 14.10% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,662 1,653 2,076
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,800 £26,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 15,944 16,975 20,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.88% 23.00% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11,839 12,739 16,769
London median annual salary £59,900 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.91% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +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 17 August 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 August 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 +2 387 £60,000 +9.09% 84
West London -5 97 £40,000 -20.00% 39
East London +21 41 £62,500 -10.71% 21
South London -1 32 £40,000 -11.11% 6
North London +1 11 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 2,064 (98.24%) Degree
2 1,963 (93.43%) Computer Science
3 901 (42.88%) Finance
4 723 (34.41%) Java
5 715 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
6 628 (29.89%) SQL
7 552 (26.27%) JavaScript
8 513 (24.42%) Problem-Solving
9 470 (22.37%) Python
10 467 (22.23%) C#
11 434 (20.66%) Software Engineering
12 383 (18.23%) HTML
13 374 (17.80%) Linux
14 362 (17.23%) Analytical Skills
15 352 (16.75%) Banking
15 352 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
16 349 (16.61%) SQL Server
17 344 (16.37%) .NET
18 340 (16.18%) CSS
19 329 (15.66%) OO
20 316 (15.04%) Microsoft
21 313 (14.90%) Mathematics
22 309 (14.71%) AngularJS
23 292 (13.90%) C++
24 269 (12.80%) Analytics
25 265 (12.61%) Windows
26 250 (11.90%) Big Data
27 248 (11.80%) Master's Degree
28 231 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
29 226 (10.76%) DevOps

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
1 102 (4.85%) Apache Spark
2 82 (3.90%) CMS
3 71 (3.38%) SharePoint
4 56 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
5 46 (2.19%) Apache
6 38 (1.81%) IIS
7 34 (1.62%) Ethereum
8 28 (1.33%) Umbraco
8 28 (1.33%) WebSphere
9 27 (1.29%) Tomcat
10 18 (0.86%) nginx
11 16 (0.76%) Drupal
12 14 (0.67%) Confluence
12 14 (0.67%) GemFire
13 13 (0.62%) WordPress
14 11 (0.52%) Tornado
14 11 (0.52%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.48%) SAS
15 10 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
16 8 (0.38%) Alfresco
Applications
1 73 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 27 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.24%) Camtasia
7 4 (0.19%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.14%) Maya
8 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.14%) NUKE
8 3 (0.14%) SPSS
9 2 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.095%) Houdini
9 2 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.048%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.048%) GIMP
10 1 (0.048%) Mingle
10 1 (0.048%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.048%) Revit
Business Applications
1 36 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.14%) Ripple
3 19 (0.90%) Distributed Ledger
4 12 (0.57%) Magento
5 11 (0.52%) Relativity
6 10 (0.48%) Ringtail
7 9 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
7 9 (0.43%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 6 (0.29%) Sentinel
8 6 (0.29%) TrackWise
9 4 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.14%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.095%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.095%) Temenos T24
12 1 (0.048%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.048%) Oracle SCM
12 1 (0.048%) osCommerce
12 1 (0.048%) Primavera
12 1 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 352 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
2 231 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (3.95%) SaaS
4 45 (2.14%) Office 365
5 35 (1.67%) GitHub
6 30 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 29 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (1.24%) Amazon S3
9 24 (1.14%) PaaS
10 20 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
10 20 (0.95%) IaaS
11 13 (0.62%) Force.com
12 10 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
13 9 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (0.43%) Route 53
13 9 (0.43%) Serverless
14 8 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
14 8 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
15 7 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 161 (7.66%) Firewall
2 83 (3.95%) TCP/IP
3 50 (2.38%) VPN
4 46 (2.19%) BGP
5 45 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
6 41 (1.95%) DNS
7 40 (1.90%) WAN
8 34 (1.62%) Intrusion Detection
9 29 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 28 (1.33%) MPLS
10 28 (1.33%) OSPF
11 27 (1.29%) Network Security
12 25 (1.19%) SNMP
12 25 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
12 25 (1.19%) Wireless
13 24 (1.14%) DHCP
13 24 (1.14%) VLAN
14 23 (1.09%) HTTP
15 21 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 21 (1.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (16.61%) SQL Server
2 250 (11.90%) Big Data
3 171 (8.14%) Relational Database
4 122 (5.81%) NoSQL
5 115 (5.47%) MySQL
6 107 (5.09%) Blockchain
7 99 (4.71%) MongoDB
8 98 (4.66%) Hadoop
9 59 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
10 57 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
11 41 (1.95%) Data Lake
11 41 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 37 (1.76%) Redis
13 33 (1.57%) RDBMS
14 28 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 23 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
15 23 (1.09%) DB2
16 22 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (0.86%) MemSQL
18 17 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 137 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 100 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 63 (3.00%) Maven
4 61 (2.90%) Visual Studio
5 59 (2.81%) Subversion
5 59 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 57 (2.71%) JIRA
7 51 (2.43%) Visual Studio Team System
8 47 (2.24%) Selenium
9 44 (2.09%) Gradle
10 36 (1.71%) Eclipse
10 36 (1.71%) JUnit
10 36 (1.71%) NUnit
11 24 (1.14%) TeamCity
12 21 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 21 (1.00%) Cucumber
13 19 (0.90%) WebDriver
14 18 (0.86%) webpack
15 17 (0.81%) gulp
15 17 (0.81%) MSTest
General
1 901 (42.88%) Finance
2 352 (16.75%) Banking
3 206 (9.80%) Investment Banking
4 163 (7.76%) Financial Institution
5 119 (5.66%) Front Office
6 75 (3.57%) Games
7 63 (3.00%) Retail
8 57 (2.71%) Marketing
9 45 (2.14%) Legal
10 42 (2.00%) Law
11 40 (1.90%) Advertising
12 36 (1.71%) Telecoms
13 25 (1.19%) German Language
14 19 (0.90%) Back Office
14 19 (0.90%) Electronics
14 19 (0.90%) Publishing
15 16 (0.76%) French Language
16 12 (0.57%) Manufacturing
17 8 (0.38%) Military
17 8 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 875 (41.65%) Developer
2 231 (10.99%) Graduate
3 204 (9.71%) Java Developer
4 178 (8.47%) Consultant
5 175 (8.33%) Analyst
6 142 (6.76%) Software Engineer
7 119 (5.66%) Software Developer
8 109 (5.19%) C# Developer
8 109 (5.19%) Junior
9 107 (5.09%) Architect
10 106 (5.05%) Senior Developer
11 105 (5.00%) .NET Developer
12 94 (4.47%) Graduate Developer
13 72 (3.43%) Python Developer
14 71 (3.38%) Network Engineer
15 66 (3.14%) Graduate Consultant
16 64 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
17 61 (2.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 54 (2.57%) C++ Developer
18 54 (2.57%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 383 (18.23%) HTML
2 344 (16.37%) .NET
3 340 (16.18%) CSS
4 309 (14.71%) AngularJS
5 212 (10.09%) React
6 211 (10.04%) Web Services
7 193 (9.19%) jQuery
8 168 (8.00%) RESTful
9 157 (7.47%) ASP.NET
10 130 (6.19%) XML
11 111 (5.28%) REST
12 107 (5.09%) Node.js
13 105 (5.00%) Kafka
14 93 (4.43%) .NET Framework
14 93 (4.43%) ASP.NET Web API
15 88 (4.19%) Spring
16 79 (3.76%) HTML5
17 68 (3.24%) J2EE
18 64 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
18 64 (3.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1,963 (93.43%) Computer Science
2 362 (17.23%) Analytical Skills
3 162 (7.71%) Algorithms
4 155 (7.38%) Fintech
5 133 (6.33%) Data Structures
6 127 (6.04%) Cyberthreat
7 123 (5.85%) Self-Motivation
8 119 (5.66%) User Experience
9 113 (5.38%) Management Information System
10 106 (5.05%) Fixed Income
11 89 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
12 74 (3.52%) Hedge funds
13 53 (2.52%) Mobile App
14 47 (2.24%) Data Centre
15 46 (2.19%) Equities
16 45 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 43 (2.05%) N-Tier
18 39 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
19 37 (1.76%) Bitcoin
20 34 (1.62%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 374 (17.80%) Linux
2 265 (12.61%) Windows
3 199 (9.47%) Unix
4 74 (3.52%) Windows Server
5 41 (1.95%) Android
6 31 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (1.29%) Apple iOS
7 27 (1.29%) Mac OS X
8 24 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (0.81%) Solaris
10 15 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (0.62%) AIX
12 11 (0.52%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.48%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.43%) HPUX
15 7 (0.33%) CentOS
16 3 (0.14%) CoreOS
16 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.095%) BlackBerry OS
17 2 (0.095%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 715 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
2 513 (24.42%) Problem-Solving
3 434 (20.66%) Software Engineering
4 329 (15.66%) OO
5 313 (14.90%) Mathematics
6 269 (12.80%) Analytics
7 226 (10.76%) DevOps
8 220 (10.47%) TDD
9 212 (10.09%) MVC
10 208 (9.90%) Test Automation
11 200 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
12 192 (9.14%) SDLC
13 190 (9.04%) Scrum
14 164 (7.81%) Risk Management
15 151 (7.19%) Low Latency
15 151 (7.19%) Microservices
16 149 (7.09%) Open Source
17 148 (7.04%) Investment Management
18 146 (6.95%) Mentoring
19 135 (6.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 723 (34.41%) Java
2 628 (29.89%) SQL
3 552 (26.27%) JavaScript
4 470 (22.37%) Python
5 467 (22.23%) C#
6 292 (13.90%) C++
7 137 (6.52%) C
8 117 (5.57%) Scala
9 110 (5.24%) PHP
10 100 (4.76%) T-SQL
11 82 (3.90%) Java 8
12 80 (3.81%) Ruby
13 76 (3.62%) Perl
14 64 (3.05%) Bash Shell
15 62 (2.95%) Go
16 58 (2.76%) PowerShell
17 54 (2.57%) VBA
18 47 (2.24%) Shell Script
19 26 (1.24%) TypeScript
20 23 (1.09%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2,064 (98.24%) Degree
2 248 (11.80%) Master's Degree
3 113 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (3.95%) CCNP
5 61 (2.90%) Numerate Degree
6 60 (2.86%) CISSP
7 51 (2.43%) CCIE
8 48 (2.28%) CCNA
9 44 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (1.71%) Security Cleared
11 26 (1.24%) CISM
11 26 (1.24%) PhD
12 25 (1.19%) SC Cleared
13 23 (1.09%) CEH
13 23 (1.09%) CISA
13 23 (1.09%) OSCP
14 19 (0.90%) MCSE
15 16 (0.76%) GCIH
16 14 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
17 13 (0.62%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (5.33%) QA
2 48 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.33%) SLA
4 17 (0.81%) GDPR
5 16 (0.76%) MiFID
6 13 (0.62%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.48%) GCP
8 9 (0.43%) GxP
9 8 (0.38%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 6 (0.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 5 (0.24%) COBIT
13 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.19%) SAS 70
14 3 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
14 3 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 2 (0.095%) Dodd-Frank
15 2 (0.095%) EMIR
16 1 (0.048%) HIPAA
System Software
1 134 (6.38%) Docker
2 83 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 35 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (0.95%) HDFS
6 16 (0.76%) Snort
7 15 (0.71%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.52%) VMware NSX
9 10 (0.48%) VirtualBox
10 9 (0.43%) iptables
11 7 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.095%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.095%) GPFS
13 2 (0.095%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.095%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.095%) Xen
13 2 (0.095%) XenApp
13 2 (0.095%) XenServer
14 1 (0.048%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 57 (2.71%) Kubernetes
2 55 (2.62%) Ansible
3 32 (1.52%) Puppet
4 31 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (1.48%) Terraform
5 17 (0.81%) Kibana
6 16 (0.76%) Suricata
7 14 (0.67%) SCCM
8 13 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
9 11 (0.52%) Cacti
10 9 (0.43%) EnCase
10 9 (0.43%) FTK
10 9 (0.43%) Salt
11 8 (0.38%) Packer
12 7 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.19%) Nagios
13 4 (0.19%) Oozie
13 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 3 (0.14%) HAProxy
14 3 (0.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 316 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 168 (8.00%) Oracle
3 105 (5.00%) Cisco
4 89 (4.24%) Google
5 64 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
6 63 (3.00%) Tableau
7 51 (2.43%) VMware
8 47 (2.24%) Palo Alto
9 41 (1.95%) IBM
10 38 (1.81%) Citrix
11 37 (1.76%) F5
12 36 (1.71%) Nintex
13 33 (1.57%) SAP
14 32 (1.52%) Red Hat
15 30 (1.43%) Sybase
16 29 (1.38%) CheckPoint
17 25 (1.19%) Splunk
18 24 (1.14%) Juniper
19 20 (0.95%) Sitecore
20 19 (0.90%) Adobe