Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 39 30
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1,233 3,470 4,900
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 6.10% 6.21% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.53% 6.67% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,018 2,677 3,824
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £110,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +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 18,876 52,021 63,645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.41% 93.11% 92.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15,490 41,880 50,996
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £98,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in London

Computer Science
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in London

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in London over the 6 months to 20 September 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 20 September 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 -10 222 £70,000 - 183
West London -9 22 £60,000 +9.09% 43
South London +10 21 £90,000 +111.76% 7
East London +25 4 £75,000 +80.72% 17
North London +33 3 £50,000 -1.48% 1
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 921 (74.70%) Degree
2 590 (47.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 444 (36.01%) Python
4 438 (35.52%) Java
5 433 (35.12%) Finance
6 356 (28.87%) SQL
7 339 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
8 318 (25.79%) Software Engineering
9 293 (23.76%) Mathematics
10 266 (21.57%) C#
11 258 (20.92%) JavaScript
12 248 (20.11%) AWS
13 202 (16.38%) Problem-Solving
14 179 (14.52%) Azure
14 179 (14.52%) OO
15 177 (14.36%) DevOps
15 177 (14.36%) Algorithms
16 172 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
17 171 (13.87%) Analytics
18 169 (13.71%) .NET
19 167 (13.54%) Git (software)
20 161 (13.06%) C++
21 159 (12.90%) SQL Server
22 158 (12.81%) CSS
23 156 (12.65%) HTML
24 155 (12.57%) Fintech
25 147 (11.92%) Microsoft
26 136 (11.03%) React
27 135 (10.95%) Linux
28 132 (10.71%) Hedge funds

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 70 (5.68%) Apache Spark
2 17 (1.38%) SAS
3 16 (1.30%) Confluence
3 16 (1.30%) IIS
4 14 (1.14%) Apache
5 13 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (0.89%) MS Exchange
6 11 (0.89%) Skype for Business
7 9 (0.73%) SharePoint
8 8 (0.65%) CMS
9 7 (0.57%) nginx
10 5 (0.41%) IBM Domino
11 4 (0.32%) Anypoint
11 4 (0.32%) Jupyter
11 4 (0.32%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.24%) Tornado
13 2 (0.16%) Drupal
13 2 (0.16%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.57%) Figma
5 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.16%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.16%) Maya
7 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.081%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.081%) Sketch
7 1 (0.081%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 13 (1.05%) Shopify
2 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.41%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.32%) Endur
3 4 (0.32%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.16%) Findur
4 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.16%) Misys Opics
5 1 (0.081%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.081%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.081%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 248 (20.11%) AWS
2 179 (14.52%) Azure
3 85 (6.89%) SaaS
4 68 (5.52%) GCP
5 44 (3.57%) Power Platform
6 29 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 26 (2.11%) Serverless
8 25 (2.03%) Office 365
9 24 (1.95%) IaaS
10 21 (1.70%) PaaS
11 17 (1.38%) Amazon S3
12 14 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
13 12 (0.97%) GitHub
14 11 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (0.89%) Azure Data Factory
14 11 (0.89%) PowerApps
15 9 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 8 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (0.65%) Slack
17 7 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.14%) Firewall
2 23 (1.87%) VPN
3 21 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (1.22%) Network Security
5 13 (1.05%) DNS
5 13 (1.05%) HTTP
5 13 (1.05%) SAN
6 11 (0.89%) Internet
6 11 (0.89%) Skype
7 10 (0.81%) LAN
7 10 (0.81%) WAN
7 10 (0.81%) WebEx
8 9 (0.73%) NetScaler
9 8 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (0.57%) 5G
11 6 (0.49%) DHCP
12 4 (0.32%) VLAN
12 4 (0.32%) Wireless
13 3 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 122 (9.89%) NoSQL
3 95 (7.70%) Big Data
4 89 (7.22%) Relational Database
5 85 (6.89%) Hadoop
6 61 (4.95%) MongoDB
6 61 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
7 48 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 47 (3.81%) MySQL
9 41 (3.33%) Power BI
10 36 (2.92%) RDBMS
11 34 (2.76%) Data Mining
12 30 (2.43%) Apache Hive
13 26 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 21 (1.70%) Data Lake
16 18 (1.46%) Redis
16 18 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 17 (1.38%) KDB
18 16 (1.30%) Flink
Development Applications
1 167 (13.54%) Git (software)
2 79 (6.41%) Jenkins
3 44 (3.57%) JIRA
4 34 (2.76%) Selenium
5 26 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 24 (1.95%) Visual Studio
7 23 (1.87%) Maven
8 19 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (1.46%) JUnit
10 15 (1.22%) TeamCity
11 14 (1.14%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.05%) Subversion
13 11 (0.89%) Gradle
14 10 (0.81%) Cypress.io
14 10 (0.81%) Mocha
15 8 (0.65%) ERwin
15 8 (0.65%) PowerDesigner
15 8 (0.65%) RSpec
16 7 (0.57%) Eclipse
16 7 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 433 (35.12%) Finance
2 111 (9.00%) Front Office
3 88 (7.14%) Banking
4 46 (3.73%) Retail
5 39 (3.16%) Games
6 38 (3.08%) Marketing
7 36 (2.92%) Investment Banking
8 23 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.78%) Advertising
10 17 (1.38%) Back Office
11 13 (1.05%) German Language
12 10 (0.81%) Electronics
12 10 (0.81%) French Language
12 10 (0.81%) Legal
13 9 (0.73%) Billing
13 9 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.73%) Publishing
14 7 (0.57%) Public Sector
15 6 (0.49%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 451 (36.58%) Developer
2 141 (11.44%) Software Engineer
3 104 (8.43%) Analyst
3 104 (8.43%) Java Developer
4 87 (7.06%) Graduate
5 78 (6.33%) Junior
6 74 (6.00%) C# Developer
7 68 (5.52%) Python Developer
8 63 (5.11%) Senior Developer
9 60 (4.87%) Java Engineer
10 59 (4.79%) Junior Developer
11 58 (4.70%) DevOps Engineer
12 54 (4.38%) .NET Developer
13 52 (4.22%) Architect
14 51 (4.14%) Data Scientist
15 49 (3.97%) Java Software Engineer
16 46 (3.73%) Graduate Developer
17 43 (3.49%) Full Stack Developer
18 38 (3.08%) Data Engineer
19 37 (3.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (13.71%) .NET
2 158 (12.81%) CSS
3 156 (12.65%) HTML
4 136 (11.03%) React
5 119 (9.65%) AngularJS
6 94 (7.62%) Node.js
7 69 (5.60%) Spring
8 68 (5.52%) Web Services
9 67 (5.43%) Kafka
10 65 (5.27%) HTML5
10 65 (5.27%) Vue.js
11 55 (4.46%) REST
12 50 (4.06%) ASP.NET
12 50 (4.06%) Pandas
13 46 (3.73%) .NET Core
14 45 (3.65%) NumPy
15 37 (3.00%) Natural Language Processing
15 37 (3.00%) RESTful
15 37 (3.00%) Spring Boot
16 36 (2.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 177 (14.36%) Algorithms
2 172 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 132 (10.71%) Hedge funds
4 100 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
5 92 (7.46%) Data Structures
6 74 (6.00%) Management Information System
7 71 (5.76%) User Experience
8 63 (5.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 53 (4.30%) Derivative
10 42 (3.41%) Cloud Native
11 41 (3.33%) Fixed Income
12 40 (3.24%) Equities
13 38 (3.08%) Virtual Team
14 31 (2.51%) Mobile App
15 26 (2.11%) Public Cloud
16 23 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
16 23 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
17 18 (1.46%) Cyberthreat
17 18 (1.46%) Robotics
18 17 (1.38%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 135 (10.95%) Linux
2 58 (4.70%) Windows
3 41 (3.33%) Unix
4 30 (2.43%) Apple iOS
5 28 (2.27%) Android
6 15 (1.22%) VMS
6 15 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 14 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (1.14%) Windows Server 2016
8 11 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.81%) Windows 10
10 9 (0.73%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.65%) CentOS
12 2 (0.16%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.16%) Robot Operating System
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.081%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.081%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.081%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.081%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (25.79%) Software Engineering
3 293 (23.76%) Mathematics
4 202 (16.38%) Problem-Solving
5 179 (14.52%) OO
6 177 (14.36%) DevOps
7 171 (13.87%) Analytics
8 155 (12.57%) Fintech
9 127 (10.30%) Machine Learning
10 111 (9.00%) Physics
11 109 (8.84%) Microservices
12 108 (8.76%) Scrum
13 105 (8.52%) Statistics
14 103 (8.35%) Data Science
15 101 (8.19%) TDD
16 94 (7.62%) Artificial Intelligence
17 92 (7.46%) Open Source
17 92 (7.46%) SDLC
18 79 (6.41%) Multithreading
18 79 (6.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 444 (36.01%) Python
2 438 (35.52%) Java
3 356 (28.87%) SQL
4 266 (21.57%) C#
5 258 (20.92%) JavaScript
6 161 (13.06%) C++
7 69 (5.60%) R
8 67 (5.43%) PowerShell
9 57 (4.62%) C
10 50 (4.06%) TypeScript
11 43 (3.49%) Ruby
11 43 (3.49%) Scala
12 42 (3.41%) PHP
13 40 (3.24%) Java 8
13 40 (3.24%) Shell Script
14 31 (2.51%) Go
15 28 (2.27%) Kotlin
16 23 (1.87%) Perl
16 23 (1.87%) T-SQL
17 22 (1.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 921 (74.70%) Degree
2 590 (47.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 120 (9.73%) Master's Degree
4 41 (3.33%) PhD
5 40 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (3.08%) CISSP
7 34 (2.76%) AWS Certification
8 33 (2.68%) Numerate Degree
9 30 (2.43%) CCNA
10 27 (2.19%) CISM
11 26 (2.11%) CISA
12 13 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (0.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 10 (0.81%) CCSP
13 10 (0.81%) CRISC
14 7 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.49%) CCNP
15 6 (0.49%) CEH
16 5 (0.41%) MCITP
16 5 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.19%) QA
2 33 (2.68%) SLA
3 18 (1.46%) GDPR
4 17 (1.38%) Data Quality
5 15 (1.22%) NIST
6 10 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.65%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.57%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.49%) MiFID
10 4 (0.32%) PMO
11 3 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.24%) UCITS
12 2 (0.16%) EMIR
12 2 (0.16%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.081%) COBIT
13 1 (0.081%) GxP
13 1 (0.081%) ISO 13485
13 1 (0.081%) NCSC
System Software
1 127 (10.30%) Docker
2 31 (2.51%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.97%) HDFS
5 8 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.41%) RHEV
8 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.24%) vSphere
9 2 (0.16%) LXC
9 2 (0.16%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.16%) XenApp
9 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.081%) Firmware
10 1 (0.081%) iptables
10 1 (0.081%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.081%) NFS
10 1 (0.081%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.081%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.081%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 109 (8.84%) Kubernetes
2 61 (4.95%) Terraform
3 55 (4.46%) Ansible
4 40 (3.24%) Puppet
5 36 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
8 7 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (0.49%) SCCM
10 5 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.32%) CloudHub
11 4 (0.32%) Kibana
12 3 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.24%) CSIRT
12 3 (0.24%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.24%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.24%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.16%) Netcool
13 2 (0.16%) SCOM
13 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 147 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 63 (5.11%) Oracle
3 45 (3.65%) Tableau
4 37 (3.00%) Google
5 32 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (2.19%) Cisco
7 25 (2.03%) VMware
8 17 (1.38%) Databricks
8 17 (1.38%) SAP
8 17 (1.38%) Talend
9 16 (1.30%) HP
9 16 (1.30%) ServiceNow
10 14 (1.14%) CheckPoint
11 13 (1.05%) IBM
12 9 (0.73%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.73%) Juniper
13 8 (0.65%) MobileIron
13 8 (0.65%) New Relic
13 8 (0.65%) Nokia
13 8 (0.65%) Sophos