Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 112 108
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 2,085 2,014 2,337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.01% 2.88% 2.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.02% 12.29% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,629 1,543 2,032
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £29,600 £29,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +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 16,011 16,389 20,638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 23.14% 23.47% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12,125 12,951 17,219
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,658
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.55% +3.68%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +2 402 £60,000 +9.09% 45
West London +25 108 £40,000 -13.51% 32
South London -6 36 £40,000 -21.95% 2
East London +19 32 £55,000 -12.70% 12
North London -7 10 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 2,052 (98.42%) Degree
2 1,961 (94.05%) Computer Science
3 824 (39.52%) Finance
4 736 (35.30%) Java
5 725 (34.77%) Agile Software Development
6 585 (28.06%) SQL
7 532 (25.52%) JavaScript
8 485 (23.26%) Python
9 447 (21.44%) Problem-Solving
10 443 (21.25%) C#
11 430 (20.62%) Software Engineering
12 390 (18.71%) HTML
13 367 (17.60%) Linux
14 339 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
15 337 (16.16%) Banking
16 335 (16.07%) OO
17 333 (15.97%) AngularJS
18 331 (15.88%) CSS
19 320 (15.35%) .NET
20 305 (14.63%) C++
20 305 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
21 303 (14.53%) SQL Server
22 298 (14.29%) Microsoft
23 267 (12.81%) Windows
23 267 (12.81%) Mathematics
24 249 (11.94%) TDD
25 234 (11.22%) Analytics
26 233 (11.18%) Big Data
27 221 (10.60%) Master's Degree
28 216 (10.36%) MVC

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
1 103 (4.94%) Apache Spark
2 66 (3.17%) CMS
3 56 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
4 55 (2.64%) SharePoint
5 42 (2.01%) Apache
6 37 (1.77%) IIS
7 28 (1.34%) Tomcat
8 24 (1.15%) WebSphere
9 22 (1.06%) Umbraco
10 18 (0.86%) nginx
11 17 (0.82%) Apache Solr
12 15 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
12 15 (0.72%) Ethereum
13 14 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 13 (0.62%) Drupal
15 12 (0.58%) MS Exchange
15 12 (0.58%) SAS
15 12 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
16 11 (0.53%) Apache Pig
17 10 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 70 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.48%) Acrobat
6 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.24%) Maya
7 5 (0.24%) NUKE
8 4 (0.19%) Houdini
8 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.19%) SPSS
9 3 (0.14%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.14%) Revit
10 2 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.096%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.048%) InVision
11 1 (0.048%) Mingle
11 1 (0.048%) Weka
Business Applications
1 21 (1.01%) Distributed Ledger
1 21 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.48%) Magento
2 10 (0.48%) Relativity
3 9 (0.43%) Ringtail
3 9 (0.43%) Ripple
3 9 (0.43%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 4 (0.19%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.14%) Primavera
6 2 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.096%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.096%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.096%) Oracle SCM
6 2 (0.096%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.096%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.096%) TrackWise
7 1 (0.048%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.048%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.048%) Shopify
7 1 (0.048%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 305 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 183 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (4.75%) SaaS
4 36 (1.73%) Office 365
5 30 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (1.39%) GitHub
7 28 (1.34%) Amazon S3
8 20 (0.96%) PaaS
9 17 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (0.77%) IaaS
11 12 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (0.53%) Serverless
13 10 (0.48%) Force.com
14 9 (0.43%) Route 53
15 8 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
15 8 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 7 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 7 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 133 (6.38%) Firewall
2 76 (3.65%) TCP/IP
3 41 (1.97%) DNS
4 40 (1.92%) BGP
5 39 (1.87%) VPN
6 37 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
7 33 (1.58%) Network Security
7 33 (1.58%) WAN
8 32 (1.53%) HTTP
9 30 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
10 29 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 29 (1.39%) Internet
10 29 (1.39%) MPLS
10 29 (1.39%) OSPF
10 29 (1.39%) Wireless
11 27 (1.29%) DHCP
12 20 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (0.86%) Ethernet
14 17 (0.82%) 802.11
14 17 (0.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 233 (11.18%) Big Data
3 191 (9.16%) Relational Database
4 125 (6.00%) NoSQL
5 124 (5.95%) MongoDB
6 105 (5.04%) MySQL
7 89 (4.27%) Hadoop
8 80 (3.84%) Blockchain
9 72 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
10 64 (3.07%) Data Lake
11 52 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
12 51 (2.45%) RDBMS
13 38 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
14 33 (1.58%) Oracle Database
15 29 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 28 (1.34%) DB2
17 26 (1.25%) Redis
18 18 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 17 (0.82%) Apache Hive
19 17 (0.82%) MemSQL
Development Applications
1 161 (7.72%) Git (software)
2 103 (4.94%) Jenkins
3 76 (3.65%) Maven
4 74 (3.55%) Subversion
5 59 (2.83%) Visual Studio
6 54 (2.59%) JIRA
7 46 (2.21%) NUnit
8 44 (2.11%) Gradle
9 36 (1.73%) Eclipse
10 33 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 32 (1.53%) Selenium
12 29 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
13 28 (1.34%) JUnit
14 27 (1.29%) MSTest
15 25 (1.20%) Moq
15 25 (1.20%) TeamCity
16 23 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
17 20 (0.96%) Cucumber
18 18 (0.86%) Vagrant
19 16 (0.77%) Ant
General
1 824 (39.52%) Finance
2 337 (16.16%) Banking
3 194 (9.30%) Investment Banking
4 132 (6.33%) Financial Institution
5 100 (4.80%) Front Office
6 75 (3.60%) Games
7 61 (2.93%) Marketing
8 55 (2.64%) Retail
9 51 (2.45%) Law
10 42 (2.01%) Telecoms
11 40 (1.92%) Legal
12 36 (1.73%) Advertising
13 22 (1.06%) Manufacturing
14 20 (0.96%) German Language
14 20 (0.96%) Military
15 16 (0.77%) Back Office
16 13 (0.62%) Publishing
17 12 (0.58%) Electronics
18 11 (0.53%) French Language
19 8 (0.38%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 893 (42.83%) Developer
2 229 (10.98%) Graduate
3 217 (10.41%) Java Developer
4 179 (8.59%) Software Engineer
5 168 (8.06%) Consultant
6 164 (7.87%) Analyst
7 132 (6.33%) Software Developer
8 115 (5.52%) Junior
9 103 (4.94%) .NET Developer
10 101 (4.84%) C# Developer
10 101 (4.84%) Graduate Developer
11 97 (4.65%) Senior Developer
12 83 (3.98%) Architect
13 68 (3.26%) Python Developer
14 64 (3.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 60 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
16 59 (2.83%) Network Engineer
17 54 (2.59%) Angular Developer
18 53 (2.54%) C++ Developer
19 52 (2.49%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 390 (18.71%) HTML
2 333 (15.97%) AngularJS
3 331 (15.88%) CSS
4 320 (15.35%) .NET
5 189 (9.06%) jQuery
6 181 (8.68%) React
7 166 (7.96%) ASP.NET
8 151 (7.24%) XML
9 149 (7.15%) Web Services
10 119 (5.71%) REST
11 118 (5.66%) Node.js
12 113 (5.42%) Spring
13 111 (5.32%) RESTful
14 103 (4.94%) .NET Framework
15 95 (4.56%) HTML5
16 92 (4.41%) Kafka
17 85 (4.08%) JSON
18 76 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
19 73 (3.50%) WCF
20 68 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1,961 (94.05%) Computer Science
2 339 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
3 151 (7.24%) Algorithms
4 143 (6.86%) Fintech
5 131 (6.28%) Self-Motivation
6 124 (5.95%) Management Information System
7 119 (5.71%) Data Structures
8 106 (5.08%) Cyberthreat
8 106 (5.08%) User Experience
9 98 (4.70%) Greenfield Project
10 83 (3.98%) Hedge funds
11 80 (3.84%) Fixed Income
12 60 (2.88%) Mobile App
13 45 (2.16%) Data Centre
14 40 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
15 37 (1.77%) Client/Server
16 33 (1.58%) Equities
17 30 (1.44%) Tandem
18 28 (1.34%) N-Tier
19 27 (1.29%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 367 (17.60%) Linux
2 267 (12.81%) Windows
3 177 (8.49%) Unix
4 72 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 49 (2.35%) Android
6 27 (1.29%) Apple iOS
7 26 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (1.10%) Solaris
9 22 (1.06%) Mac OS X
10 19 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.72%) Windows 10
12 13 (0.62%) AIX
13 10 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (0.43%) CentOS
14 9 (0.43%) HPUX
15 5 (0.24%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.19%) VMS
17 2 (0.096%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 2 (0.096%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 725 (34.77%) Agile Software Development
2 447 (21.44%) Problem-Solving
3 430 (20.62%) Software Engineering
4 335 (16.07%) OO
5 267 (12.81%) Mathematics
6 249 (11.94%) TDD
7 234 (11.22%) Analytics
8 216 (10.36%) MVC
9 207 (9.93%) DevOps
10 203 (9.74%) SDLC
11 202 (9.69%) Scrum
12 189 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
13 174 (8.35%) Web Development
14 167 (8.01%) Open Source
15 166 (7.96%) Test Automation
16 142 (6.81%) Risk Management
17 137 (6.57%) OOP
18 132 (6.33%) Cybersecurity
19 131 (6.28%) Investment Management
20 128 (6.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 736 (35.30%) Java
2 585 (28.06%) SQL
3 532 (25.52%) JavaScript
4 485 (23.26%) Python
5 443 (21.25%) C#
6 305 (14.63%) C++
7 133 (6.38%) PHP
8 121 (5.80%) C
9 112 (5.37%) Scala
10 74 (3.55%) T-SQL
11 71 (3.41%) Ruby
12 70 (3.36%) Java 8
13 58 (2.78%) Perl
14 55 (2.64%) Bash Shell
15 50 (2.40%) VBA
16 46 (2.21%) Shell Script
17 40 (1.92%) Go
17 40 (1.92%) PowerShell
18 26 (1.25%) R
19 25 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2,052 (98.42%) Degree
2 221 (10.60%) Master's Degree
3 103 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
4 78 (3.74%) CCNP
5 71 (3.41%) Numerate Degree
6 65 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 50 (2.40%) CISSP
8 48 (2.30%) CCNA
9 41 (1.97%) CCIE
10 32 (1.53%) Security Cleared
11 28 (1.34%) CISM
12 26 (1.25%) PhD
13 25 (1.20%) MCSE
14 24 (1.15%) CISA
15 22 (1.06%) MCAD
15 22 (1.06%) MCSD
16 20 (0.96%) CEH
17 17 (0.82%) OSCP
18 16 (0.77%) MCP
19 12 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (5.47%) QA
2 26 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.10%) SLA
4 16 (0.77%) GDPR
5 15 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.58%) MiFID
7 8 (0.38%) GCP
8 7 (0.34%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.29%) GxP
10 4 (0.19%) COBIT
11 3 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.14%) EMIR
11 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.096%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.096%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.096%) PMO
13 1 (0.048%) COREP
13 1 (0.048%) HIPAA
System Software
1 122 (5.85%) Docker
2 72 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 34 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
4 26 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (1.06%) HDFS
6 11 (0.53%) Snort
6 11 (0.53%) VMware NSX
7 8 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.29%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.29%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.14%) Firmware
9 3 (0.14%) iptables
9 3 (0.14%) XenApp
10 2 (0.096%) GPFS
10 2 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.096%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.096%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.096%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 61 (2.93%) Ansible
2 47 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (1.87%) Puppet
4 32 (1.53%) Kubernetes
5 21 (1.01%) Salt
5 21 (1.01%) Terraform
6 16 (0.77%) Kibana
7 13 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
8 11 (0.53%) Cacti
8 11 (0.53%) SCCM
8 11 (0.53%) Suricata
9 9 (0.43%) EnCase
9 9 (0.43%) FTK
10 8 (0.38%) Oozie
11 7 (0.34%) Packer
12 4 (0.19%) logstash
12 4 (0.19%) Mesos
12 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 3 (0.14%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.14%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 298 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 167 (8.01%) Oracle
3 98 (4.70%) Cisco
4 67 (3.21%) Google
5 62 (2.97%) Tableau
6 61 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
7 41 (1.97%) VMware
8 38 (1.82%) Citrix
9 35 (1.68%) IBM
10 34 (1.63%) Sybase
11 33 (1.58%) Palo Alto
11 33 (1.58%) Red Hat
12 32 (1.53%) SAP
13 28 (1.34%) F5
14 24 (1.15%) Adobe
15 23 (1.10%) Xerox
16 22 (1.06%) Juniper
17 21 (1.01%) Nintex
17 21 (1.01%) Sitecore
17 21 (1.01%) Splunk