Period
to 23 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > London
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 26 25
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4,914 4,912 6,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.99% 6.98% 7.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.53% 15.19% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3,701 4,232 5,166
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,025 £29,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £100,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33,827 32,344 40,558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.13% 45.99% 48.03%
Number of salaries quoted 26,042 27,324 33,513
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +1.82%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 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 -5 920 £57,500 - 230
West London +38 225 £55,000 +22.22% 101
East London 0 74 £70,000 -6.67% 33
South London -55 40 £37,500 -6.25% 12
North London -5 15 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 3,823 (77.80%) Degree
2 2,135 (43.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,774 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
4 1,730 (35.21%) Finance
5 1,482 (30.16%) Java
6 1,342 (27.31%) SQL
7 1,191 (24.24%) Python
8 1,180 (24.01%) Mathematics
9 1,102 (22.43%) JavaScript
10 1,044 (21.25%) C#
11 947 (19.27%) Software Engineering
12 847 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
13 786 (16.00%) Linux
14 734 (14.94%) Scrum
15 732 (14.90%) Banking
16 730 (14.86%) HTML
17 722 (14.69%) .NET
18 699 (14.22%) SQL Server
19 674 (13.72%) C++
20 641 (13.04%) Analytics
21 638 (12.98%) Windows
22 611 (12.43%) Microsoft
23 594 (12.09%) AngularJS
24 568 (11.56%) CSS
25 554 (11.27%) TDD
26 535 (10.89%) OO
27 513 (10.44%) Algorithms
28 484 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
29 483 (9.83%) Oracle
30 473 (9.63%) Physics

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
1 261 (5.31%) Apache Spark
2 151 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
3 124 (2.52%) Apache
4 98 (1.99%) SAS
5 84 (1.71%) Confluence
6 75 (1.53%) IIS
7 71 (1.44%) MS Exchange
8 66 (1.34%) Apache Solr
9 59 (1.20%) CMS
10 51 (1.04%) SharePoint
10 51 (1.04%) Tomcat
11 38 (0.77%) Ethereum
12 34 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
13 33 (0.67%) Apache Pig
13 33 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
13 33 (0.67%) nginx
14 32 (0.65%) OpenStack
15 31 (0.63%) Hyperledger
16 27 (0.55%) Skype for Business
17 25 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 128 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 118 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
3 46 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 20 (0.41%) SPSS
6 18 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 8 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (0.12%) Mathematica
9 5 (0.10%) GNU Octave
10 4 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.081%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.081%) Doxygen
11 3 (0.061%) Stata
12 2 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.041%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.041%) InVision
13 1 (0.020%) FreeHand
13 1 (0.020%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 26 (0.53%) Magento
2 17 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
3 16 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
5 14 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.28%) MultiChain
6 12 (0.24%) NetSuite
7 10 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.081%) Adobe Campaign
10 4 (0.081%) Lawson
11 3 (0.061%) ION MarketView
11 3 (0.061%) Oracle AML
11 3 (0.061%) SAP Hybris
12 2 (0.041%) Raiser's Edge
12 2 (0.041%) Relativity
12 2 (0.041%) Ringtail
12 2 (0.041%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 484 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
2 310 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 154 (3.13%) SaaS
4 102 (2.08%) GitHub
5 62 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 61 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
6 61 (1.24%) PaaS
7 54 (1.10%) Office 365
8 36 (0.73%) Amazon S3
9 26 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
10 24 (0.49%) IaaS
11 19 (0.39%) Google Analytics
11 19 (0.39%) Serverless
12 17 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
13 16 (0.33%) Google Play
14 15 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
15 14 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
16 11 (0.22%) npm
17 10 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
17 10 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 188 (3.83%) Firewall
2 160 (3.26%) Internet
3 136 (2.77%) TCP/IP
4 123 (2.50%) DNS
5 87 (1.77%) Network Security
6 80 (1.63%) DHCP
7 67 (1.36%) HTTP
7 67 (1.36%) WAN
8 58 (1.18%) VPN
9 57 (1.16%) LAN
10 54 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
11 48 (0.98%) SAN
12 47 (0.96%) BGP
12 47 (0.96%) Ethernet
13 46 (0.94%) VoIP
14 45 (0.92%) Wireless
15 39 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
16 36 (0.73%) MPLS
17 32 (0.65%) OSPF
18 31 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 699 (14.22%) SQL Server
2 387 (7.88%) Big Data
3 327 (6.65%) Relational Database
4 326 (6.63%) MySQL
5 315 (6.41%) NoSQL
6 280 (5.70%) MongoDB
7 279 (5.68%) Hadoop
8 159 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
9 148 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
10 119 (2.42%) RDBMS
11 118 (2.40%) Apache Hive
12 99 (2.01%) Oracle Database
13 98 (1.99%) Blockchain
14 90 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
15 83 (1.69%) HBase
16 76 (1.55%) Redis
17 69 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 61 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
18 61 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 60 (1.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 396 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 270 (5.49%) Jenkins
3 200 (4.07%) JIRA
4 122 (2.48%) Subversion
5 91 (1.85%) Selenium
6 88 (1.79%) Maven
7 86 (1.75%) JUnit
8 78 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 71 (1.44%) NUnit
10 68 (1.38%) Cucumber
10 68 (1.38%) TeamCity
11 64 (1.30%) MSTest
12 60 (1.22%) Visual Studio
13 55 (1.12%) Moq
14 46 (0.94%) Mockito
15 43 (0.88%) Eclipse
16 42 (0.85%) WebDriver
17 41 (0.83%) Vagrant
18 37 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
19 35 (0.71%) Grunt
General
1 1,730 (35.21%) Finance
2 732 (14.90%) Banking
3 432 (8.79%) Investment Banking
4 292 (5.94%) Marketing
5 262 (5.33%) Retail Banking
6 261 (5.31%) Front Office
7 250 (5.09%) Games
8 224 (4.56%) Retail
9 205 (4.17%) Telecoms
10 119 (2.42%) Financial Institution
11 118 (2.40%) Advertising
12 98 (1.99%) Legal
13 66 (1.34%) Electronics
14 52 (1.06%) Publishing
15 44 (0.90%) Law
16 42 (0.85%) Back Office
17 39 (0.79%) Manufacturing
18 31 (0.63%) French Language
19 26 (0.53%) Aerospace
19 26 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2,064 (42.00%) Developer
2 480 (9.77%) Java Developer
3 446 (9.08%) Analyst
4 376 (7.65%) C# Developer
5 362 (7.37%) Software Engineer
6 315 (6.41%) Graduate
7 313 (6.37%) Senior Developer
8 295 (6.00%) Architect
9 257 (5.23%) Junior
10 247 (5.03%) Software Developer
11 227 (4.62%) Consultant
12 194 (3.95%) .NET Developer
13 191 (3.89%) Graduate Developer
14 177 (3.60%) Data Scientist
15 175 (3.56%) Python Developer
16 158 (3.22%) JavaScript Developer
17 146 (2.97%) Junior Developer
18 140 (2.85%) Full Stack Developer
19 129 (2.63%) C++ Developer
20 123 (2.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 730 (14.86%) HTML
2 722 (14.69%) .NET
3 594 (12.09%) AngularJS
4 568 (11.56%) CSS
5 358 (7.29%) Web Services
6 327 (6.65%) REST
7 310 (6.31%) HTML5
8 306 (6.23%) React
9 287 (5.84%) ASP.NET
10 281 (5.72%) Node.js
11 280 (5.70%) Spring
12 255 (5.19%) XML
13 236 (4.80%) jQuery
14 231 (4.70%) RESTful
15 200 (4.07%) .NET Framework
16 184 (3.74%) WCF
17 179 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
18 152 (3.09%) Kafka
19 151 (3.07%) Hibernate
20 145 (2.95%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 847 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 513 (10.44%) Algorithms
3 367 (7.47%) Management Information System
4 339 (6.90%) Fintech
5 288 (5.86%) Hedge funds
6 276 (5.62%) Data Structures
7 255 (5.19%) User Experience
8 225 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
9 148 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
10 124 (2.52%) Client/Server
11 117 (2.38%) Fixed Income
12 112 (2.28%) Mobile App
13 109 (2.22%) Data Centre
14 108 (2.20%) Equities
15 106 (2.16%) Derivative
16 84 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 61 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
18 58 (1.18%) Market Risk
19 42 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
20 38 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 786 (16.00%) Linux
2 638 (12.98%) Windows
3 344 (7.00%) Unix
4 165 (3.36%) Windows Server
5 147 (2.99%) Android
6 114 (2.32%) Apple iOS
7 96 (1.95%) Windows 10
8 85 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 83 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 58 (1.18%) Windows 7
11 36 (0.73%) CentOS
12 19 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (0.37%) Solaris
13 18 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (0.26%) VMS
15 11 (0.22%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.22%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.20%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.20%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,774 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1,180 (24.01%) Mathematics
3 947 (19.27%) Software Engineering
4 734 (14.94%) Scrum
5 641 (13.04%) Analytics
6 554 (11.27%) TDD
7 535 (10.89%) OO
8 473 (9.63%) Physics
9 448 (9.12%) Machine Learning
10 389 (7.92%) MVC
11 385 (7.83%) SDLC
12 379 (7.71%) DevOps
13 373 (7.59%) Asset Management
13 373 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
14 352 (7.16%) Test Automation
15 327 (6.65%) Microservices
16 316 (6.43%) Web Development
17 311 (6.33%) Open Source
18 302 (6.15%) Statistics
19 301 (6.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,482 (30.16%) Java
2 1,342 (27.31%) SQL
3 1,191 (24.24%) Python
4 1,102 (22.43%) JavaScript
5 1,044 (21.25%) C#
6 674 (13.72%) C++
7 275 (5.60%) Scala
8 259 (5.27%) C
9 246 (5.01%) PHP
10 240 (4.88%) R
11 200 (4.07%) Ruby
12 132 (2.69%) Bash Shell
13 124 (2.52%) Go
13 124 (2.52%) T-SQL
14 122 (2.48%) PowerShell
15 108 (2.20%) Perl
16 92 (1.87%) PL/SQL
17 87 (1.77%) VBA
18 83 (1.69%) Shell Script
19 72 (1.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3,823 (77.80%) Degree
2 2,135 (43.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 279 (5.68%) Master's Degree
4 225 (4.58%) PhD
5 183 (3.72%) Numerate Degree
6 156 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 148 (3.01%) CISSP
8 107 (2.18%) CISM
9 103 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
10 84 (1.71%) MCSE
11 71 (1.44%) CISA
12 58 (1.18%) CCNA
13 57 (1.16%) GIAC
14 53 (1.08%) MCP
15 49 (1.00%) MCSD
16 47 (0.96%) CCNP
16 47 (0.96%) MCAD
17 45 (0.92%) CEH
18 43 (0.88%) GCIH
18 43 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 396 (8.06%) QA
2 64 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 56 (1.14%) SLA
4 49 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 27 (0.55%) GDPR
6 25 (0.51%) Data Quality
7 23 (0.47%) GCP
8 17 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 15 (0.31%) MiFID
10 12 (0.24%) PMO
11 11 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.18%) COBIT
13 7 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
14 6 (0.12%) EMIR
15 5 (0.10%) HIPAA
16 4 (0.081%) FATCA
17 3 (0.061%) ISO 31000
17 3 (0.061%) PSD2
17 3 (0.061%) SEPA
18 2 (0.041%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 262 (5.33%) Docker
2 155 (3.15%) Active Directory
3 112 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 68 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
5 65 (1.32%) XenApp
6 58 (1.18%) Hyper-V
7 55 (1.12%) XenDesktop
8 36 (0.73%) vSphere
9 35 (0.71%) XenServer
10 31 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 26 (0.53%) iptables
12 17 (0.35%) HDFS
13 16 (0.33%) Apache Flume
14 13 (0.26%) Xen
15 8 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
16 7 (0.14%) Firmware
17 6 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
18 4 (0.081%) BitLocker
18 4 (0.081%) Varnish
18 4 (0.081%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 153 (3.11%) Ansible
2 102 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 99 (2.01%) Puppet
4 76 (1.55%) Kubernetes
5 59 (1.20%) Terraform
6 48 (0.98%) QRadar
7 40 (0.81%) Nessus
8 38 (0.77%) CSIRT
9 37 (0.75%) Nagios
10 31 (0.63%) SCCM
11 30 (0.61%) Cacti
12 29 (0.59%) Salt
13 27 (0.55%) Mesos
14 22 (0.45%) SELinux
15 20 (0.41%) Grafana
16 17 (0.35%) AirWatch
17 16 (0.33%) Icinga
18 14 (0.28%) HAProxy
18 14 (0.28%) Kibana
18 14 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 611 (12.43%) Microsoft
2 483 (9.83%) Oracle
3 182 (3.70%) Google
4 168 (3.42%) Cisco
5 154 (3.13%) VMware
6 93 (1.89%) Tableau
7 91 (1.85%) Citrix
8 86 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
9 61 (1.24%) Cadence
10 52 (1.06%) Red Hat
11 46 (0.94%) SAP
12 42 (0.85%) HP
13 39 (0.79%) Sybase
14 35 (0.71%) Splunk
15 32 (0.65%) BeyondTrust
16 31 (0.63%) Murex
17 29 (0.59%) IBM
18 28 (0.57%) Sitecore
19 25 (0.51%) Cloudera
19 25 (0.51%) hybris