Period
to 24 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > London
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 30 30
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3,396 4,444 5,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.64% 7.05% 7.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.11% 7.61% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,580 3,426 3,796
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £103,750 £97,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 47,737 58,408 65,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.28% 92.60% 93.67%
Number of salaries quoted 38,297 47,126 53,028
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.16%
10th Percentile £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in London

Computer Science
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in London.

Salary trend for Computer Science in London

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in London over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in London

Computer Science
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 24 January 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 +4 843 £67,500 +3.85% 221
West London -17 90 £60,000 +26.98% 79
South London -15 32 £44,140 +3.86% 18
East London -21 12 £82,500 +32.00% 56
North London -3 4 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, IT jobs citing Computer Science 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.

1 2,421 (71.29%) Degree
2 1,495 (44.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,184 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
4 1,145 (33.72%) Finance
5 1,046 (30.80%) Java
6 978 (28.80%) Python
7 950 (27.97%) SQL
8 802 (23.62%) Mathematics
9 794 (23.38%) JavaScript
10 781 (23.00%) C#
11 707 (20.82%) Software Engineering
12 681 (20.05%) Problem-Solving
13 603 (17.76%) AWS
14 545 (16.05%) HTML
15 506 (14.90%) .NET
16 501 (14.75%) CSS
17 485 (14.28%) Analytical Skills
18 466 (13.72%) Analytics
19 463 (13.63%) C++
20 462 (13.60%) Fintech
21 411 (12.10%) Linux
22 405 (11.93%) Machine Learning
23 404 (11.90%) Docker
23 404 (11.90%) Algorithms
24 398 (11.72%) DevOps
25 396 (11.66%) AngularJS
26 391 (11.51%) OO
27 384 (11.31%) Git (software)
28 382 (11.25%) Azure
29 371 (10.92%) SQL Server

Computer Science
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
1 188 (5.54%) Apache Spark
2 93 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
3 58 (1.71%) Apache
4 36 (1.06%) CMS
5 31 (0.91%) Confluence
5 31 (0.91%) SAS
6 29 (0.85%) MS Exchange
7 27 (0.80%) SharePoint
7 27 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 23 (0.68%) IIS
9 21 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 20 (0.59%) nginx
11 18 (0.53%) Jupyter
12 17 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 17 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
13 12 (0.35%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
15 9 (0.27%) Apache Pig
16 7 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 62 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 55 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.32%) Sketch
6 7 (0.21%) Zeplin
7 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.15%) ProjectWise
9 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.088%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.059%) Houdini
11 2 (0.059%) Maya
11 2 (0.059%) Notepad++
11 2 (0.059%) NUKE
11 2 (0.059%) SPSS
11 2 (0.059%) Weka
12 1 (0.029%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 20 (0.59%) thinkFolio
2 18 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
3 14 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.38%) R3 Corda
5 12 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
6 11 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 11 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
7 10 (0.29%) HFM
7 10 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
7 10 (0.29%) Oracle FAH
7 10 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 9 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
8 9 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.24%) NetSuite
10 7 (0.21%) Shopify
11 6 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (0.18%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 603 (17.76%) AWS
2 382 (11.25%) Azure
3 147 (4.33%) GCP
4 140 (4.12%) SaaS
5 101 (2.97%) GitHub
6 75 (2.21%) Serverless
7 72 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
8 58 (1.71%) Power Platform
9 50 (1.47%) Office 365
10 44 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
10 44 (1.30%) PaaS
11 38 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
12 31 (0.91%) IaaS
13 29 (0.85%) Amazon Kinesis
14 24 (0.71%) Amazon S3
15 22 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
16 15 (0.44%) npm
17 13 (0.38%) Google Analytics
18 12 (0.35%) Force.com
18 12 (0.35%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 118 (3.47%) Firewall
2 70 (2.06%) HTTP
3 68 (2.00%) Internet
4 63 (1.86%) TCP/IP
5 41 (1.21%) Network Security
6 40 (1.18%) BGP
7 38 (1.12%) LAN
7 38 (1.12%) VPN
8 35 (1.03%) WAN
9 34 (1.00%) DNS
10 26 (0.77%) Wireless
11 21 (0.62%) VoIP
12 19 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
12 19 (0.56%) WebEx
13 18 (0.53%) Broadband
14 17 (0.50%) SAN
15 15 (0.44%) DHCP
15 15 (0.44%) IPsec
16 11 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (0.32%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 282 (8.30%) Big Data
3 206 (6.07%) Relational Database
4 180 (5.30%) NoSQL
5 171 (5.04%) Hadoop
6 153 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
7 145 (4.27%) MySQL
8 112 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
9 99 (2.92%) MongoDB
10 75 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 70 (2.06%) Redis
12 68 (2.00%) Data Mining
13 63 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
14 60 (1.77%) Blockchain
15 59 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 52 (1.53%) Power BI
17 49 (1.44%) Apache Hive
18 36 (1.06%) Data Lake
19 35 (1.03%) Oracle Database
20 34 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 384 (11.31%) Git (software)
2 179 (5.27%) Jenkins
3 159 (4.68%) JIRA
4 120 (3.53%) Selenium
5 58 (1.71%) JUnit
6 56 (1.65%) webpack
7 46 (1.35%) Jasmine
8 43 (1.27%) Subversion
9 42 (1.24%) Mocha
10 35 (1.03%) Grunt
11 34 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 33 (0.97%) Cucumber
13 31 (0.91%) Eclipse
14 30 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
14 30 (0.88%) WebDriver
15 29 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
16 27 (0.80%) Protractor
17 26 (0.77%) Bitbucket
17 26 (0.77%) Sinon.JS
18 25 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 1,145 (33.72%) Finance
2 284 (8.36%) Banking
3 205 (6.04%) Marketing
4 202 (5.95%) Front Office
5 169 (4.98%) Games
6 106 (3.12%) Investment Banking
7 105 (3.09%) Retail
8 78 (2.30%) French Language
9 70 (2.06%) Advertising
10 66 (1.94%) Telecoms
11 65 (1.91%) Financial Institution
12 60 (1.77%) German Language
13 53 (1.56%) Public Sector
14 43 (1.27%) Electronics
15 38 (1.12%) Spanish Language
16 32 (0.94%) Law
17 29 (0.85%) Publishing
18 26 (0.77%) Italian Language
19 21 (0.62%) Back Office
19 21 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,527 (44.96%) Developer
2 326 (9.60%) Java Developer
3 311 (9.16%) Senior Developer
4 307 (9.04%) C# Developer
5 263 (7.74%) Graduate
6 256 (7.54%) Analyst
7 246 (7.24%) Software Engineer
8 237 (6.98%) Junior
9 170 (5.01%) Graduate Developer
9 170 (5.01%) Software Developer
10 169 (4.98%) .NET Developer
11 163 (4.80%) Junior Developer
12 162 (4.77%) Python Developer
13 125 (3.68%) Data Scientist
14 122 (3.59%) Consultant
15 121 (3.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 114 (3.36%) C++ Developer
17 104 (3.06%) JavaScript Developer
18 98 (2.89%) SQL Developer
19 94 (2.77%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 545 (16.05%) HTML
2 506 (14.90%) .NET
3 501 (14.75%) CSS
4 396 (11.66%) AngularJS
5 329 (9.69%) REST
6 309 (9.10%) React
7 308 (9.07%) HTML5
8 235 (6.92%) Web Services
9 195 (5.74%) Node.js
10 173 (5.09%) CSS3
11 170 (5.01%) RESTful
12 168 (4.95%) Spring
13 160 (4.71%) ASP.NET
14 141 (4.15%) Redux
15 122 (3.59%) .NET Core
16 118 (3.47%) XML
17 106 (3.12%) Kafka
18 105 (3.09%) Spring Boot
19 91 (2.68%) JSON
20 89 (2.62%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 485 (14.28%) Analytical Skills
2 404 (11.90%) Algorithms
3 329 (9.69%) Hedge funds
4 271 (7.98%) User Experience
5 237 (6.98%) Data Structures
6 162 (4.77%) Fixed Income
7 147 (4.33%) Mobile App
8 143 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
9 141 (4.15%) Derivative
10 137 (4.03%) Management Information System
11 128 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
12 103 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 74 (2.18%) Equities
14 59 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
15 42 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
15 42 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
16 41 (1.21%) Virtual Team
17 39 (1.15%) Reinsurance
18 35 (1.03%) Online Gambling
19 30 (0.88%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 411 (12.10%) Linux
2 271 (7.98%) Windows
3 147 (4.33%) Unix
4 99 (2.92%) Android
5 78 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 72 (2.12%) Windows Server
7 23 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 19 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (0.53%) CentOS
10 16 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.35%) VMS
12 11 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.29%) Debian
13 10 (0.29%) Kali Linux
13 10 (0.29%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.27%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.24%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.12%) Solaris
17 3 (0.088%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,184 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
2 802 (23.62%) Mathematics
3 707 (20.82%) Software Engineering
4 681 (20.05%) Problem-Solving
5 466 (13.72%) Analytics
6 462 (13.60%) Fintech
7 405 (11.93%) Machine Learning
8 398 (11.72%) DevOps
9 391 (11.51%) OO
10 349 (10.28%) Data Science
11 312 (9.19%) Microservices
12 296 (8.72%) Physics
13 294 (8.66%) Test Automation
14 291 (8.57%) Scrum
15 263 (7.74%) SDLC
16 252 (7.42%) Statistics
17 250 (7.36%) TDD
18 234 (6.89%) Continuous Integration
19 229 (6.74%) Artificial Intelligence
20 215 (6.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,046 (30.80%) Java
2 978 (28.80%) Python
3 950 (27.97%) SQL
4 794 (23.38%) JavaScript
5 781 (23.00%) C#
6 463 (13.63%) C++
7 217 (6.39%) Scala
8 185 (5.45%) PHP
9 156 (4.59%) TypeScript
10 154 (4.53%) R
11 110 (3.24%) ES6
12 106 (3.12%) T-SQL
13 103 (3.03%) Ruby
14 102 (3.00%) Go
15 98 (2.89%) Java 8
16 92 (2.71%) C
16 92 (2.71%) Kotlin
17 87 (2.56%) PowerShell
18 83 (2.44%) Bash Shell
19 78 (2.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2,421 (71.29%) Degree
2 1,495 (44.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 208 (6.12%) Master's Degree
4 200 (5.89%) PhD
5 93 (2.74%) Numerate Degree
6 52 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (1.09%) CCNA
8 35 (1.03%) CCNP
9 33 (0.97%) Security Cleared
10 31 (0.91%) CISSP
11 26 (0.77%) ISTQB
12 22 (0.65%) AWS Certification
12 22 (0.65%) SC Cleared
13 21 (0.62%) MBA
14 20 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (0.56%) CISM
16 17 (0.50%) MCSE
17 13 (0.38%) DV Cleared
18 12 (0.35%) MCSA
19 11 (0.32%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (7.39%) QA
2 32 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 27 (0.80%) SLA
4 13 (0.38%) PMO
5 11 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.24%) GDPR
7 7 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (0.21%) MiFID
7 7 (0.21%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.12%) COBIT
9 4 (0.12%) NIST
10 3 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.059%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.029%) EMIR
12 1 (0.029%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 404 (11.90%) Docker
2 68 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 61 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 28 (0.82%) VirtualBox
6 14 (0.41%) Firmware
7 12 (0.35%) VMware NSX
8 5 (0.15%) XenApp
9 4 (0.12%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.088%) HDFS
11 2 (0.059%) vSphere
12 1 (0.029%) Gluster
12 1 (0.029%) KVM
12 1 (0.029%) NFS
12 1 (0.029%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.029%) Samba
12 1 (0.029%) Snort
12 1 (0.029%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.029%) Xen
12 1 (0.029%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 278 (8.19%) Kubernetes
2 106 (3.12%) Terraform
3 102 (3.00%) Ansible
4 100 (2.94%) Puppet
5 68 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (1.12%) Salt
7 29 (0.85%) Mesos
8 23 (0.68%) Packer
9 22 (0.65%) Consul
10 20 (0.59%) Grafana
11 19 (0.56%) SQL Sentry
12 16 (0.47%) Graphite
13 15 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
14 14 (0.41%) EnCase
14 14 (0.41%) Nagios
15 12 (0.35%) Cisco CME
15 12 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
15 12 (0.35%) FortiGate
15 12 (0.35%) FTK
15 12 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 266 (7.83%) Oracle
2 241 (7.10%) Microsoft
3 204 (6.01%) Google
4 102 (3.00%) Tableau
5 76 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
6 69 (2.03%) VMware
7 52 (1.53%) Cisco
8 39 (1.15%) Citrix
9 38 (1.12%) SAP
10 35 (1.03%) ServiceNow
11 34 (1.00%) Apple
12 28 (0.82%) LogicMonitor
13 26 (0.77%) Adobe
14 25 (0.74%) Bloomberg
15 24 (0.71%) Reuters
15 24 (0.71%) Zend
16 21 (0.62%) Eze Software Group
16 21 (0.62%) HP
16 21 (0.62%) Sage
17 20 (0.59%) ION Trading