Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 31 26
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4,546 5,342 5,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.83% 7.19% 7.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.42% 7.71% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3,579 3,869 4,572
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 61,240 69,295 68,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.02% 93.31% 92.17%
Number of salaries quoted 49,534 53,968 58,492
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -1 880 £62,500 +5.93% 266
West London -5 154 £44,000 -12.00% 127
South London +4 59 £42,500 +13.33% 15
East London -12 44 £62,500 -10.71% 51
North London +2 9 £55,000 -10.20% 7
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 3,281 (72.17%) Degree
2 1,821 (40.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,744 (38.36%) Finance
4 1,605 (35.31%) Java
5 1,393 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
6 1,363 (29.98%) SQL
7 1,291 (28.40%) Python
8 1,211 (26.64%) Mathematics
9 1,077 (23.69%) C#
10 976 (21.47%) Software Engineering
11 914 (20.11%) JavaScript
12 881 (19.38%) Problem-Solving
13 697 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
14 672 (14.78%) Amazon AWS
15 656 (14.43%) Analytics
16 640 (14.08%) Banking
17 627 (13.79%) .NET
18 609 (13.40%) Linux
19 593 (13.04%) SQL Server
20 559 (12.30%) Microsoft
21 558 (12.27%) C++
22 553 (12.16%) HTML
23 527 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
24 525 (11.55%) Machine Learning
25 513 (11.28%) Physics
26 473 (10.40%) AngularJS
27 469 (10.32%) Algorithms
28 450 (9.90%) CSS
29 447 (9.83%) Test Automation
30 416 (9.15%) Data Science

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
1 203 (4.47%) Apache Spark
2 141 (3.10%) Apache
3 110 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
4 101 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 81 (1.78%) SharePoint
6 72 (1.58%) Confluence
6 72 (1.58%) MS Exchange
7 64 (1.41%) WebSphere
8 53 (1.17%) CMS
8 53 (1.17%) Ethereum
9 52 (1.14%) SAS
10 39 (0.86%) nginx
11 36 (0.79%) WebLogic
12 31 (0.68%) OpenStack
13 30 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
14 27 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
15 22 (0.48%) IIS
16 21 (0.46%) JBoss
17 20 (0.44%) Apache Pig
18 19 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 115 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 92 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
3 54 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.53%) SPSS
6 12 (0.26%) Chatbot
7 7 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (0.13%) Stata
9 5 (0.11%) GNU Octave
10 4 (0.088%) Camtasia
10 4 (0.088%) InVision
11 3 (0.066%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.044%) UserZoom
13 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.022%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 87 (1.91%) thinkFolio
2 65 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 38 (0.84%) Temenos T24
4 20 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
5 19 (0.42%) Ripple
6 12 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
7 10 (0.22%) Magento
7 10 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.18%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
8 8 (0.18%) Relativity
9 6 (0.13%) HFM
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.13%) SAP HR
10 5 (0.11%) TrackWise
11 4 (0.088%) Cognos TM1
11 4 (0.088%) Hyperion Planning
11 4 (0.088%) Workday HCM
12 2 (0.044%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.044%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 672 (14.78%) Amazon AWS
2 527 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 164 (3.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 144 (3.17%) SaaS
5 123 (2.71%) GitHub
6 122 (2.68%) Office 365
7 79 (1.74%) PaaS
7 79 (1.74%) Serverless
8 60 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
9 44 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
10 42 (0.92%) IaaS
11 41 (0.90%) Amazon S3
12 27 (0.59%) IBM Cloud
13 25 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
14 24 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
15 22 (0.48%) OpenShift
16 16 (0.35%) G Suite
16 16 (0.35%) Slack
17 15 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
17 15 (0.33%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 221 (4.86%) Firewall
2 86 (1.89%) Internet
3 67 (1.47%) HTTP
3 67 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 58 (1.28%) VPN
5 56 (1.23%) DNS
6 47 (1.03%) WAN
7 46 (1.01%) LAN
8 40 (0.88%) Network Security
8 40 (0.88%) SAN
9 39 (0.86%) SNMP
10 34 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (0.75%) WebEx
11 32 (0.70%) SSL
12 31 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 29 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 27 (0.59%) VoIP
15 26 (0.57%) DHCP
16 24 (0.53%) VLAN
17 23 (0.51%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 593 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 406 (8.93%) Big Data
3 307 (6.75%) NoSQL
4 271 (5.96%) Relational Database
5 247 (5.43%) MySQL
6 219 (4.82%) MongoDB
7 209 (4.60%) Hadoop
8 158 (3.48%) Blockchain
9 126 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
10 111 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 109 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
12 79 (1.74%) Apache Hive
13 78 (1.72%) RDBMS
14 65 (1.43%) Redis
15 50 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 48 (1.06%) HBase
16 48 (1.06%) Power BI
17 45 (0.99%) Data Mining
18 41 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 39 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 356 (7.83%) Git (software)
2 227 (4.99%) Jenkins
3 213 (4.69%) JIRA
4 98 (2.16%) JUnit
5 77 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 76 (1.67%) Selenium
7 74 (1.63%) Subversion
8 61 (1.34%) Maven
9 59 (1.30%) Visual Studio
10 51 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
11 48 (1.06%) TeamCity
12 45 (0.99%) Bitbucket
13 44 (0.97%) Gradle
14 41 (0.90%) Eclipse
15 39 (0.86%) webpack
16 32 (0.70%) git-flow
16 32 (0.70%) Mockito
17 30 (0.66%) WebDriver
18 29 (0.64%) gulp
19 27 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,744 (38.36%) Finance
2 640 (14.08%) Banking
3 350 (7.70%) Front Office
4 335 (7.37%) Games
5 251 (5.52%) Investment Banking
6 176 (3.87%) Marketing
7 153 (3.37%) Financial Institution
8 124 (2.73%) Retail
9 99 (2.18%) Telecoms
10 97 (2.13%) French Language
11 90 (1.98%) German Language
12 86 (1.89%) Advertising
13 80 (1.76%) Publishing
14 65 (1.43%) Law
15 64 (1.41%) Legal
16 46 (1.01%) Spanish Language
17 45 (0.99%) Back Office
18 40 (0.88%) Italian Language
19 34 (0.75%) Manufacturing
20 31 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,860 (40.92%) Developer
2 530 (11.66%) Java Developer
3 502 (11.04%) Graduate
4 356 (7.83%) Analyst
5 343 (7.55%) Graduate Developer
6 320 (7.04%) Architect
7 308 (6.78%) C# Developer
8 273 (6.01%) Senior Developer
9 271 (5.96%) Consultant
10 270 (5.94%) Junior
11 266 (5.85%) Software Engineer
12 205 (4.51%) .NET Developer
13 194 (4.27%) Junior Developer
14 187 (4.11%) Software Developer
15 183 (4.03%) Python Developer
16 169 (3.72%) Data Scientist
17 117 (2.57%) Support Engineer
18 109 (2.40%) Business Analyst
19 106 (2.33%) Graduate Java Developer
20 94 (2.07%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 627 (13.79%) .NET
2 553 (12.16%) HTML
3 473 (10.40%) AngularJS
4 450 (9.90%) CSS
5 397 (8.73%) Web Services
6 391 (8.60%) React
7 281 (6.18%) RESTful
8 257 (5.65%) Spring
9 244 (5.37%) HTML5
10 237 (5.21%) REST
11 222 (4.88%) Node.js
12 195 (4.29%) ASP.NET
13 172 (3.78%) Natural Language Processing
14 156 (3.43%) jQuery
15 147 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
16 142 (3.12%) Kafka
17 130 (2.86%) XML
18 129 (2.84%) .NET Framework
19 124 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web API
20 110 (2.42%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 697 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
2 469 (10.32%) Algorithms
3 352 (7.74%) Fintech
4 344 (7.57%) Data Structures
5 295 (6.49%) Hedge funds
6 279 (6.14%) User Experience
7 265 (5.83%) Management Information System
8 244 (5.37%) Fixed Income
9 224 (4.93%) Greenfield Project
10 214 (4.71%) Derivative
11 202 (4.44%) Equities
12 201 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
13 156 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 125 (2.75%) Mobile App
15 96 (2.11%) Virtual Team
16 82 (1.80%) Public Cloud
17 67 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
18 66 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
19 65 (1.43%) Data Centre
20 62 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 609 (13.40%) Linux
2 404 (8.89%) Windows
3 249 (5.48%) Unix
4 105 (2.31%) Android
5 89 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 75 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 48 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (0.62%) Windows 7
11 25 (0.55%) Windows 10
12 24 (0.53%) Ubuntu
13 23 (0.51%) CentOS
14 17 (0.37%) Mac OS X
15 15 (0.33%) Debian
16 10 (0.22%) CoreOS
17 9 (0.20%) Robot Operating System
18 6 (0.13%) Solaris
18 6 (0.13%) VMS
18 6 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,393 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1,211 (26.64%) Mathematics
3 976 (21.47%) Software Engineering
4 881 (19.38%) Problem-Solving
5 656 (14.43%) Analytics
6 525 (11.55%) Machine Learning
7 513 (11.28%) Physics
8 447 (9.83%) Test Automation
9 416 (9.15%) Data Science
10 409 (9.00%) DevOps
11 404 (8.89%) OO
12 401 (8.82%) Scrum
13 383 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
14 341 (7.50%) Microservices
15 330 (7.26%) Artificial Intelligence
16 315 (6.93%) SDLC
17 312 (6.86%) TDD
18 297 (6.53%) Mentoring
19 291 (6.40%) Open Source
20 286 (6.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,605 (35.31%) Java
2 1,363 (29.98%) SQL
3 1,291 (28.40%) Python
4 1,077 (23.69%) C#
5 914 (20.11%) JavaScript
6 558 (12.27%) C++
7 250 (5.50%) Scala
8 239 (5.26%) C
9 219 (4.82%) R
10 200 (4.40%) Ruby
11 196 (4.31%) Bash Shell
12 193 (4.25%) PHP
13 180 (3.96%) Perl
14 177 (3.89%) Java 8
15 154 (3.39%) PowerShell
16 139 (3.06%) Go
17 97 (2.13%) T-SQL
18 95 (2.09%) Shell Script
19 78 (1.72%) Kotlin
20 75 (1.65%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3,281 (72.17%) Degree
2 1,821 (40.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 289 (6.36%) PhD
4 238 (5.24%) Master's Degree
5 116 (2.55%) Numerate Degree
6 93 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
7 74 (1.63%) MBA
8 68 (1.50%) CISSP
9 55 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 46 (1.01%) CCNA
10 46 (1.01%) Security Cleared
11 43 (0.95%) CCNP
11 43 (0.95%) MCSE
12 40 (0.88%) MCP
13 39 (0.86%) PMI Certification
14 37 (0.81%) SC Cleared
15 35 (0.77%) CCIE
15 35 (0.77%) MPhil
16 29 (0.64%) CISM
17 26 (0.57%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 390 (8.58%) QA
2 64 (1.41%) GDPR
3 58 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 51 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 29 (0.64%) PMO
6 21 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (0.44%) COBIT
8 16 (0.35%) SAS 70
9 15 (0.33%) PCI DSS
10 13 (0.29%) MiFID
11 12 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 12 (0.26%) SLA
12 9 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 6 (0.13%) GxP
13 6 (0.13%) IFRS
14 5 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 4 (0.088%) ISO 20022
16 3 (0.066%) Basel II
16 3 (0.066%) NIST 800
17 2 (0.044%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 346 (7.61%) Docker
2 162 (3.56%) Active Directory
3 122 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 33 (0.73%) vSphere
6 26 (0.57%) iptables
7 25 (0.55%) HDFS
7 25 (0.55%) VirtualBox
8 14 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (0.24%) Apache Flume
11 9 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 9 (0.20%) Xen
12 8 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (0.11%) VMware NSX
13 5 (0.11%) XenApp
14 4 (0.088%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.066%) NFS
15 3 (0.066%) Snort
16 2 (0.044%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 173 (3.81%) Kubernetes
2 156 (3.43%) Ansible
3 113 (2.49%) Puppet
4 102 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
5 82 (1.80%) Terraform
6 41 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
7 28 (0.62%) Salt
8 22 (0.48%) Grafana
9 21 (0.46%) Backup Exec
10 19 (0.42%) SCCM
11 17 (0.37%) Nagios
12 15 (0.33%) HAProxy
13 14 (0.31%) Kibana
14 13 (0.29%) Graphite
14 13 (0.29%) Packer
15 12 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
16 11 (0.24%) Consul
16 11 (0.24%) ZABBIX
17 10 (0.22%) Mesos
18 9 (0.20%) Graylog
Vendors
1 559 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 377 (8.29%) Oracle
3 232 (5.10%) Google
4 137 (3.01%) VMware
5 119 (2.62%) Tableau
6 116 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
7 109 (2.40%) Cisco
8 75 (1.65%) IBM
9 71 (1.56%) SAP
10 61 (1.34%) Splunk
11 60 (1.32%) Red Hat
12 52 (1.14%) EMC
13 50 (1.10%) NetApp
14 49 (1.08%) Charles River
15 48 (1.06%) Palo Alto
15 48 (1.06%) Tradeweb
16 47 (1.03%) F5
17 44 (0.97%) Bloomberg
18 43 (0.95%) Dell
18 43 (0.95%) Reuters