Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > London
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 123 113
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 589 1,496 2,070
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.00% 2.68% 3.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.73% 13.25% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 480 1,188 1,677
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,375 £32,500 £27,800
90th Percentile £160,000 £100,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +11.11%

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 3,998 11,294 15,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.34% 20.27% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,031 8,465 11,397
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in London

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science Degree in London.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in London

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science Degree in London over the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020. 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 -19 93 £65,000 -7.14% 53
West London +34 5 £62,500 -3.85% 6
East London +34 3 £67,500 +74.19% 4
North London +32 3 £50,000 +7.53% 4
South London +40 1 - - 2
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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.

1 588 (99.83%) Degree
2 556 (94.40%) Computer Science
3 232 (39.39%) Finance
4 203 (34.47%) Agile Software Development
5 198 (33.62%) Java
6 188 (31.92%) Python
7 159 (26.99%) Software Engineering
8 157 (26.66%) SQL
9 134 (22.75%) JavaScript
10 127 (21.56%) AWS
11 112 (19.02%) C#
12 106 (18.00%) HTML
13 103 (17.49%) CSS
14 99 (16.81%) Mathematics
15 98 (16.64%) OO
16 97 (16.47%) Master's Degree
17 96 (16.30%) Azure
18 95 (16.13%) Linux
18 95 (16.13%) Git (software)
18 95 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
19 93 (15.79%) DevOps
20 82 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
21 81 (13.75%) SQL Server
22 74 (12.56%) .NET
22 74 (12.56%) Microservices
23 73 (12.39%) Docker
24 70 (11.88%) Analytics
24 70 (11.88%) Kubernetes
25 69 (11.71%) AngularJS
26 68 (11.54%) Fintech

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 58 (9.85%) Apache Spark
2 10 (1.70%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.70%) Skype for Business
3 9 (1.53%) Apache
3 9 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.53%) IIS
4 8 (1.36%) Confluence
5 7 (1.19%) SAS
6 6 (1.02%) nginx
6 6 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.68%) Anypoint
7 4 (0.68%) CMS
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.34%) Drupal
9 2 (0.34%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.34%) WordPress
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 20 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.19%) Figma
4 2 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.34%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.17%) Maya
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.21%) Shopify
2 5 (0.85%) Endur
3 4 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.51%) Findur
5 2 (0.34%) Relativity
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.17%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 127 (21.56%) AWS
2 96 (16.30%) Azure
3 32 (5.43%) SaaS
4 29 (4.92%) GCP
5 17 (2.89%) IaaS
5 17 (2.89%) PaaS
6 13 (2.21%) Office 365
6 13 (2.21%) Power Platform
7 7 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.02%) GitHub
9 5 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.85%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.85%) Force.com
9 5 (0.85%) NuGet
9 5 (0.85%) Serverless
10 4 (0.68%) Apigee
11 3 (0.51%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.26%) Firewall
2 15 (2.55%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.55%) VPN
3 11 (1.87%) HTTP
4 10 (1.70%) Skype
5 9 (1.53%) DNS
6 8 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (1.36%) Internet
6 8 (1.36%) NetScaler
6 8 (1.36%) SAN
7 7 (1.19%) LAN
7 7 (1.19%) WAN
8 6 (1.02%) WebEx
9 4 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.68%) SNMP
10 3 (0.51%) DHCP
10 3 (0.51%) FTP
10 3 (0.51%) Network Security
10 3 (0.51%) Wireless
11 2 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 61 (10.36%) Hadoop
3 59 (10.02%) Big Data
4 50 (8.49%) NoSQL
5 35 (5.94%) Relational Database
6 31 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 28 (4.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 28 (4.75%) Flink
8 27 (4.58%) Data Mining
8 27 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (4.24%) MySQL
10 19 (3.23%) Apache Hive
11 17 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (2.04%) KDB
12 12 (2.04%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.87%) Kdb+
13 11 (1.87%) Oracle Database
13 11 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (1.87%) Power BI
13 11 (1.87%) Redis
Development Applications
1 95 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 44 (7.47%) Jenkins
3 27 (4.58%) JIRA
4 19 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (2.72%) JUnit
6 15 (2.55%) Maven
6 15 (2.55%) Selenium
7 11 (1.87%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (1.53%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.36%) Mocha
9 8 (1.36%) RSpec
10 7 (1.19%) ERwin
10 7 (1.19%) PowerDesigner
11 6 (1.02%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.85%) Ant
13 4 (0.68%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.68%) GDB
13 4 (0.68%) Grunt
13 4 (0.68%) ReSharper
General
1 232 (39.39%) Finance
2 44 (7.47%) Banking
3 36 (6.11%) Front Office
4 20 (3.40%) Marketing
5 19 (3.23%) Retail
6 17 (2.89%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.04%) Games
8 11 (1.87%) Back Office
9 10 (1.70%) Billing
10 7 (1.19%) Advertising
10 7 (1.19%) German Language
11 6 (1.02%) Legal
12 4 (0.68%) Electronics
12 4 (0.68%) Law
12 4 (0.68%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.51%) Public Sector
13 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 218 (37.01%) Developer
2 66 (11.21%) Software Engineer
3 51 (8.66%) Java Developer
4 39 (6.62%) Analyst
5 38 (6.45%) Data Engineer
5 38 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 35 (5.94%) Architect
7 30 (5.09%) Full Stack Developer
8 28 (4.75%) Junior
8 28 (4.75%) Python Developer
9 27 (4.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 25 (4.24%) C# Developer
11 23 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
12 20 (3.40%) Java Engineer
13 19 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
14 17 (2.89%) Graduate
15 16 (2.72%) Junior Developer
16 15 (2.55%) Cloud Engineer
16 15 (2.55%) Senior Data Engineer
16 15 (2.55%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (18.00%) HTML
2 103 (17.49%) CSS
3 74 (12.56%) .NET
4 69 (11.71%) AngularJS
5 66 (11.21%) Kafka
6 60 (10.19%) React
7 52 (8.83%) Node.js
8 49 (8.32%) Vue.js
9 44 (7.47%) Spring
10 43 (7.30%) HTML5
10 43 (7.30%) REST
11 39 (6.62%) Web Services
12 33 (5.60%) Natural Language Processing
12 33 (5.60%) Spring Boot
13 30 (5.09%) ASP.NET
14 24 (4.07%) .NET Core
14 24 (4.07%) Pandas
15 23 (3.90%) jQuery
15 23 (3.90%) RESTful
16 22 (3.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 82 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (10.53%) Hedge funds
3 50 (8.49%) Algorithms
4 47 (7.98%) Management Information System
5 42 (7.13%) Greenfield Project
6 33 (5.60%) Equities
7 29 (4.92%) Data Structures
8 28 (4.75%) User Experience
9 25 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 22 (3.74%) Mobile App
11 21 (3.57%) Fixed Income
12 19 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
13 18 (3.06%) Public Cloud
14 17 (2.89%) Media Streaming
14 17 (2.89%) Video\Live Streaming
15 16 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (2.72%) Virtual Team
16 15 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
16 15 (2.55%) Video on Demand
17 12 (2.04%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 95 (16.13%) Linux
2 34 (5.77%) Windows
3 30 (5.09%) Unix
4 16 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (2.04%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (1.87%) Android
6 11 (1.87%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.70%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.53%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.68%) CentOS
11 2 (0.34%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.17%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.17%) Robot Operating System
12 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (94.40%) Computer Science
2 203 (34.47%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (26.99%) Software Engineering
4 99 (16.81%) Mathematics
5 98 (16.64%) OO
6 95 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
7 93 (15.79%) DevOps
8 74 (12.56%) Microservices
9 70 (11.88%) Analytics
10 68 (11.54%) Fintech
11 66 (11.21%) Scrum
12 65 (11.04%) TDD
13 57 (9.68%) OOP
14 46 (7.81%) Open Source
15 44 (7.47%) Machine Learning
16 43 (7.30%) Test Automation
17 42 (7.13%) Artificial Intelligence
18 38 (6.45%) Migration
19 37 (6.28%) Multithreading
19 37 (6.28%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 198 (33.62%) Java
2 188 (31.92%) Python
3 157 (26.66%) SQL
4 134 (22.75%) JavaScript
5 112 (19.02%) C#
6 47 (7.98%) C++
7 38 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 35 (5.94%) TypeScript
9 31 (5.26%) PHP
10 30 (5.09%) C
11 27 (4.58%) Java 8
11 27 (4.58%) Shell Script
12 25 (4.24%) Ruby
13 23 (3.90%) Go
13 23 (3.90%) Scala
14 21 (3.57%) Kotlin
15 17 (2.89%) Perl
15 17 (2.89%) R
16 14 (2.38%) T-SQL
17 10 (1.70%) ES6
Qualifications
1 588 (99.83%) Degree
2 97 (16.47%) Master's Degree
3 11 (1.87%) AWS Certification
4 8 (1.36%) CISA
4 8 (1.36%) CISSP
4 8 (1.36%) PhD
5 7 (1.19%) CCNA
5 7 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.19%) CISM
5 7 (1.19%) CRISC
6 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.51%) MCSA
7 3 (0.51%) MCSE
8 2 (0.34%) CCIE
8 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.34%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.79%) QA
2 14 (2.38%) SLA
3 8 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.36%) GDPR
4 7 (1.19%) NIST
4 7 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.51%) EMIR
5 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.51%) UCITS
6 2 (0.34%) MiFID
6 2 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 73 (12.39%) Docker
2 14 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.87%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (1.02%) RHEV
6 4 (0.68%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.51%) HDFS
7 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.34%) LXC
9 1 (0.17%) iptables
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 70 (11.88%) Kubernetes
2 38 (6.45%) Ansible
3 24 (4.07%) Terraform
4 22 (3.74%) Puppet
5 13 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.70%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (1.36%) HP Data Protector
7 8 (1.36%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.68%) CloudHub
9 4 (0.68%) Kibana
10 3 (0.51%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.34%) HP Fortify
11 2 (0.34%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.34%) SCCM
11 2 (0.34%) SCOM
11 2 (0.34%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.17%) Graylog
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle ZFS
12 1 (0.17%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 64 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 39 (6.62%) Oracle
3 23 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
4 21 (3.57%) Google
4 21 (3.57%) VMware
5 20 (3.40%) Tableau
6 14 (2.38%) Cisco
7 13 (2.21%) ServiceNow
8 9 (1.53%) Juniper
9 8 (1.36%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.36%) Databricks
9 8 (1.36%) HP
9 8 (1.36%) MobileIron
9 8 (1.36%) Nokia
9 8 (1.36%) Sophos
10 7 (1.19%) AppDynamics
10 7 (1.19%) IBM
10 7 (1.19%) New Relic
10 7 (1.19%) SolarWinds
11 6 (1.02%) RedGate