Period
to 18 May 2021

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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > London
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 49 38 36
Rank change year-on-year -11 -2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1,997 2,536 3,870
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 5.94% 6.38% 6.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.31% 6.80% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,378 1,969 2,867
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +13.04%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £112,500 £105,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 31,626 37,312 54,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 94.04% 93.89% 93.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24,107 30,382 44,810
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £102,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +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 18 May 2021.

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 18 May 2021. 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 -4 349 £70,000 - 168
South London +43 48 £51,250 +38.33% 5
West London +1 39 £72,500 +70.59% 96
East London -1 7 £50,000 -39.39% 48
North London +18 1 £25,000 -44.44% 6
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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 1,485 (74.36%) Degree
2 898 (44.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 727 (36.40%) Python
4 673 (33.70%) Finance
5 596 (29.84%) SQL
6 595 (29.79%) JavaScript
7 576 (28.84%) Software Engineering
8 567 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
9 540 (27.04%) Social Skills
10 512 (25.64%) Java
11 425 (21.28%) AWS
12 410 (20.53%) C#
13 398 (19.93%) Problem-Solving
14 347 (17.38%) React
15 330 (16.52%) Mathematics
16 323 (16.17%) DevOps
17 308 (15.42%) Docker
18 300 (15.02%) Azure
19 297 (14.87%) .NET
20 286 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
21 277 (13.87%) CSS
22 266 (13.32%) TypeScript
23 264 (13.22%) Microsoft
24 261 (13.07%) Analytics
25 257 (12.87%) REST
26 256 (12.82%) Kubernetes
27 249 (12.47%) Linux
28 237 (11.87%) Microservices
29 236 (11.82%) Fintech
30 230 (11.52%) HTML

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 78 (3.91%) Apache Spark
2 56 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 52 (2.60%) Confluence
4 51 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (2.10%) CMS
6 41 (2.05%) Apache
7 39 (1.95%) Tomcat
8 38 (1.90%) IIS
9 34 (1.70%) SAS
10 32 (1.60%) nginx
11 21 (1.05%) Apache Airflow
12 13 (0.65%) ejabberd
12 13 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (0.60%) Jupyter
14 11 (0.55%) Apache Pig
15 10 (0.50%) Luigi
16 9 (0.45%) Tornado
17 4 (0.20%) MediaWiki
17 4 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
17 4 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.70%) InVision
4 13 (0.65%) Figma
5 11 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.45%) SPSS
8 7 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.35%) GIMP
9 6 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (0.30%) Revit
10 5 (0.25%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.10%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.10%) UXPin
12 1 (0.050%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.050%) Maya
12 1 (0.050%) Sketch
12 1 (0.050%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 28 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.45%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.30%) Primavera
5 4 (0.20%) HFM
5 4 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.20%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (0.20%) Summit
6 3 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.15%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.10%) Shopify
7 2 (0.10%) TrackWise
8 1 (0.050%) Cloudability
8 1 (0.050%) Magento
8 1 (0.050%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.050%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 425 (21.28%) AWS
2 300 (15.02%) Azure
3 158 (7.91%) SaaS
4 157 (7.86%) GCP
5 116 (5.81%) GitHub
6 106 (5.31%) Serverless
7 82 (4.11%) PaaS
8 62 (3.10%) Power Platform
9 60 (3.00%) Amazon S3
10 48 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
11 46 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
12 35 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
12 35 (1.75%) IaaS
13 34 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
14 32 (1.60%) npm
15 30 (1.50%) Azure Functions
16 29 (1.45%) Azure Service Bus
17 27 (1.35%) AWS Fargate
18 25 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
19 24 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.25%) Firewall
2 36 (1.80%) Internet
3 30 (1.50%) HTTP
4 26 (1.30%) VPN
5 20 (1.00%) DNS
5 20 (1.00%) LAN
5 20 (1.00%) TCP/IP
6 17 (0.85%) Asterisk PBX
6 17 (0.85%) SNMP
7 16 (0.80%) BGP
7 16 (0.80%) Network Security
8 14 (0.70%) VoIP
9 13 (0.65%) Diameter Protocol
9 13 (0.65%) PBX
10 12 (0.60%) FTP
11 11 (0.55%) DHCP
11 11 (0.55%) Unified Communications
12 10 (0.50%) 5G
12 10 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (0.45%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 173 (8.66%) NoSQL
3 138 (6.91%) Relational Database
4 137 (6.86%) Big Data
5 125 (6.26%) MongoDB
6 123 (6.16%) PostgreSQL
7 89 (4.46%) MySQL
8 77 (3.86%) Hadoop
9 66 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
10 65 (3.25%) Tableau
11 56 (2.80%) Data Mining
12 50 (2.50%) Power BI
13 48 (2.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 47 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 43 (2.15%) RDBMS
16 40 (2.00%) Redis
17 34 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
17 34 (1.70%) Apache Hive
18 32 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
19 30 (1.50%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 223 (11.17%) Git (software)
2 114 (5.71%) JIRA
3 107 (5.36%) Jenkins
4 69 (3.46%) Maven
5 58 (2.90%) webpack
6 46 (2.30%) GitLab
7 45 (2.25%) Selenium
8 41 (2.05%) Cypress.io
9 40 (2.00%) Mocha
10 34 (1.70%) CircleCI
10 34 (1.70%) Gradle
10 34 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 32 (1.60%) Visual Studio
12 31 (1.55%) JUnit
13 25 (1.25%) Cucumber
13 25 (1.25%) Mockito
14 24 (1.20%) Artifactory
14 24 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
15 21 (1.05%) Jasmine
16 19 (0.95%) Bitbucket
General
1 673 (33.70%) Finance
2 540 (27.04%) Social Skills
3 286 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
4 168 (8.41%) Marketing
5 160 (8.01%) Games
6 139 (6.96%) Banking
7 107 (5.36%) Manufacturing
8 105 (5.26%) Electronics
9 104 (5.21%) Public Sector
10 102 (5.11%) Telecoms
11 89 (4.46%) Retail
12 72 (3.61%) Presentation Skills
13 66 (3.30%) Front Office
14 54 (2.70%) Organisational Skills
15 39 (1.95%) Investment Banking
16 38 (1.90%) Law
17 29 (1.45%) Financial Institution
18 27 (1.35%) French Language
19 25 (1.25%) Documentation Skills
19 25 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 824 (41.26%) Developer
2 317 (15.87%) Software Engineer
3 188 (9.41%) Senior Developer
4 114 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 112 (5.61%) Analyst
6 108 (5.41%) Architect
7 102 (5.11%) Senior Software Engineer
8 95 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
9 94 (4.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 93 (4.66%) .NET Developer
11 89 (4.46%) C# Developer
12 88 (4.41%) Python Developer
13 84 (4.21%) React Developer
14 83 (4.16%) Junior
15 73 (3.66%) Data Scientist
16 69 (3.46%) Software Developer
17 66 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
17 66 (3.30%) Python Engineer
18 65 (3.25%) Java Engineer
19 64 (3.20%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (17.38%) React
2 297 (14.87%) .NET
3 277 (13.87%) CSS
4 257 (12.87%) REST
5 230 (11.52%) HTML
6 225 (11.27%) Node.js
7 219 (10.97%) AngularJS
8 149 (7.46%) Web Services
9 140 (7.01%) RESTful
10 111 (5.56%) .NET Core
11 102 (5.11%) HTML5
12 100 (5.01%) ASP.NET
13 87 (4.36%) Spring
14 86 (4.31%) Kafka
15 82 (4.11%) jQuery
16 73 (3.66%) Redux
17 72 (3.61%) GraphQL
17 72 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 72 (3.61%) Vue.js
18 71 (3.56%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 223 (11.17%) User Experience
2 192 (9.61%) Algorithms
3 134 (6.71%) Data Structures
4 100 (5.01%) Mobile App
5 87 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
6 79 (3.96%) Management Information System
7 77 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
8 67 (3.36%) Hedge funds
9 59 (2.95%) Blog
10 58 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
11 57 (2.85%) Data Centre
11 57 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 47 (2.35%) Cloud Native
12 47 (2.35%) Public Cloud
13 44 (2.20%) N-Tier
14 40 (2.00%) Virtual Team
15 30 (1.50%) Client/Server
15 30 (1.50%) Equities
16 29 (1.45%) Robotics
17 27 (1.35%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 249 (12.47%) Linux
2 121 (6.06%) Windows
3 84 (4.21%) Android
4 66 (3.30%) Apple iOS
5 40 (2.00%) Unix
6 13 (0.65%) CentOS
6 13 (0.65%) Debian
7 11 (0.55%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (0.50%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.50%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.15%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.10%) AIX
13 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
14 1 (0.050%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.050%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.050%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 576 (28.84%) Software Engineering
2 567 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
3 398 (19.93%) Problem-Solving
4 330 (16.52%) Mathematics
5 323 (16.17%) DevOps
6 261 (13.07%) Analytics
7 237 (11.87%) Microservices
8 236 (11.82%) Fintech
9 207 (10.37%) Machine Learning
10 199 (9.96%) OO
11 198 (9.91%) Open Source
12 191 (9.56%) Data Science
13 187 (9.36%) Artificial Intelligence
14 175 (8.76%) Test Automation
15 168 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
16 164 (8.21%) Web Development
17 162 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
18 161 (8.06%) Scrum
19 155 (7.76%) TDD
20 143 (7.16%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 727 (36.40%) Python
2 596 (29.84%) SQL
3 595 (29.79%) JavaScript
4 512 (25.64%) Java
5 410 (20.53%) C#
6 266 (13.32%) TypeScript
7 183 (9.16%) C++
8 141 (7.06%) Go
9 111 (5.56%) C
10 105 (5.26%) Scala
11 95 (4.76%) PHP
12 67 (3.36%) ES6
13 64 (3.20%) R
14 62 (3.10%) Java 8
15 60 (3.00%) Bash Shell
16 52 (2.60%) Kotlin
16 52 (2.60%) PowerShell
17 48 (2.40%) T-SQL
18 42 (2.10%) Ruby
19 39 (1.95%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1,485 (74.36%) Degree
2 898 (44.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 206 (10.32%) Master's Degree
4 83 (4.16%) PhD
5 55 (2.75%) Numerate Degree
6 46 (2.30%) Security Cleared
7 30 (1.50%) SC Cleared
8 24 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 19 (0.95%) CISSP
10 11 (0.55%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.55%) PMP
11 10 (0.50%) CEH
11 10 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.40%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.40%) OSCP
13 7 (0.35%) CISA
14 6 (0.30%) A+ Certification
14 6 (0.30%) CIMA
14 6 (0.30%) CISM
14 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (4.86%) QA
2 23 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.85%) GDPR
5 14 (0.70%) NIST
6 10 (0.50%) SLA
7 8 (0.40%) CDISC
8 7 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.30%) PMO
10 5 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.25%) Good Clinical Practice
11 4 (0.20%) FedRAMP
11 4 (0.20%) GRC
11 4 (0.20%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.15%) DICOM
12 3 (0.15%) GLBA
12 3 (0.15%) ISO 20022
12 3 (0.15%) MiFID
12 3 (0.15%) SOC 2
System Software
1 308 (15.42%) Docker
2 31 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.90%) HDFS
4 15 (0.75%) KVM
4 15 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.65%) iptables
5 13 (0.65%) Kamailio
5 13 (0.65%) Postfix
5 13 (0.65%) QEMU
5 13 (0.65%) vSphere
6 8 (0.40%) Firmware
7 6 (0.30%) LXC
8 4 (0.20%) Ceph
8 4 (0.20%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.10%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.050%) Squid
11 1 (0.050%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 256 (12.82%) Kubernetes
2 119 (5.96%) Terraform
3 77 (3.86%) Ansible
4 59 (2.95%) Puppet
5 58 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (1.45%) Prometheus
7 22 (1.10%) ZABBIX
8 20 (1.00%) Grafana
9 17 (0.85%) Galera Cluster
10 13 (0.65%) HAProxy
10 13 (0.65%) SCCM
11 12 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
12 9 (0.45%) Salt
13 7 (0.35%) Consul
13 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
14 6 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
14 6 (0.30%) Cisco UCCX
14 6 (0.30%) Graphite
14 6 (0.30%) Opsview
14 6 (0.30%) Packer
Vendors
1 264 (13.22%) Microsoft
2 150 (7.51%) Google
3 106 (5.31%) SAP
4 89 (4.46%) Oracle
5 39 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
6 38 (1.90%) Cisco
7 33 (1.65%) Databricks
8 32 (1.60%) IBM
9 20 (1.00%) Nintex
10 18 (0.90%) VMware
11 17 (0.85%) HP
11 17 (0.85%) Percona
12 15 (0.75%) Juniper
13 14 (0.70%) Facebook
14 13 (0.65%) GENBAND
14 13 (0.65%) Mitel
14 13 (0.65%) Nortel
14 13 (0.65%) SonicWALL
15 12 (0.60%) Autodesk
15 12 (0.60%) PeopleSoft