Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > London
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 31 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4,824 5,161 5,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.95% 6.97% 7.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.31% 14.08% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,665 3,746 5,029
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 33,710 36,658 38,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.59% 49.52% 47.74%
Number of salaries quoted 26,076 26,811 32,957
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 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
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 14 August 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 14 August 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 0 901 £60,000 +9.09% 237
West London +8 183 £40,000 -15.79% 103
South London -8 66 £40,000 +1.27% 17
East London +5 64 £62,500 -7.41% 36
North London -3 18 £50,000 +33.33% 8
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 3,555 (73.69%) Degree
2 1,957 (40.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,939 (40.19%) Finance
4 1,707 (35.39%) Java
5 1,576 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1,541 (31.94%) SQL
7 1,333 (27.63%) Python
8 1,278 (26.49%) Mathematics
9 1,150 (23.84%) Problem-Solving
10 1,144 (23.71%) C#
11 1,084 (22.47%) JavaScript
12 1,062 (22.01%) Software Engineering
13 877 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
14 813 (16.85%) Banking
15 748 (15.51%) SQL Server
16 729 (15.11%) C++
17 724 (15.01%) Linux
18 714 (14.80%) .NET
19 708 (14.68%) Analytics
20 701 (14.53%) HTML
21 617 (12.79%) OO
22 607 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
23 602 (12.48%) CSS
24 579 (12.00%) Machine Learning
25 578 (11.98%) Big Data
26 576 (11.94%) Algorithms
27 563 (11.67%) AngularJS
28 530 (10.99%) Microsoft
29 509 (10.55%) Physics
30 481 (9.97%) Scrum

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
1 233 (4.83%) Apache Spark
2 128 (2.65%) Apache
3 126 (2.61%) CMS
4 122 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 114 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
6 97 (2.01%) SharePoint
7 72 (1.49%) SAS
7 72 (1.49%) WebSphere
8 61 (1.26%) Confluence
9 57 (1.18%) IIS
10 51 (1.06%) Ethereum
11 39 (0.81%) WebLogic
12 33 (0.68%) nginx
13 32 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 31 (0.64%) Umbraco
15 28 (0.58%) MS Exchange
16 25 (0.52%) JBoss
17 24 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 24 (0.50%) Apache Pig
17 24 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 176 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 108 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
3 58 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 51 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.50%) SPSS
6 14 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
7 11 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.12%) Chatbot
11 5 (0.10%) Acrobat
11 5 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.10%) Camtasia
11 5 (0.10%) GNU Octave
11 5 (0.10%) InVision
12 3 (0.062%) Maya
12 3 (0.062%) NUKE
13 2 (0.041%) Houdini
13 2 (0.041%) Mathematica
14 1 (0.021%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 42 (0.87%) thinkFolio
2 37 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 32 (0.66%) Distributed Ledger
4 23 (0.48%) Ripple
5 14 (0.29%) Relativity
6 13 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
6 13 (0.27%) Magento
7 12 (0.25%) NetSuite
7 12 (0.25%) Ringtail
8 10 (0.21%) Veritas eDiscovery
9 9 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
10 8 (0.17%) Eloqua
10 8 (0.17%) Unica
11 6 (0.12%) Sentinel
11 6 (0.12%) TrackWise
12 5 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (0.083%) Concordance
13 4 (0.083%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 2 (0.041%) HFM
14 2 (0.041%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 607 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
2 412 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 150 (3.11%) SaaS
4 133 (2.76%) GitHub
5 96 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 80 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
7 74 (1.53%) PaaS
8 72 (1.49%) Office 365
9 58 (1.20%) Serverless
10 53 (1.10%) Amazon S3
11 31 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
11 31 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
11 31 (0.64%) IaaS
12 30 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
13 27 (0.56%) Google Analytics
14 25 (0.52%) OpenShift
15 21 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
16 19 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
17 18 (0.37%) Force.com
18 17 (0.35%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 213 (4.42%) Firewall
2 141 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 100 (2.07%) Internet
4 65 (1.35%) DNS
5 64 (1.33%) VPN
6 62 (1.29%) WAN
7 60 (1.24%) HTTP
8 50 (1.04%) LAN
9 46 (0.95%) WebEx
10 44 (0.91%) DHCP
11 43 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
12 42 (0.87%) BGP
13 40 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
13 40 (0.83%) Network Security
14 33 (0.68%) SSL
15 30 (0.62%) OSPF
16 29 (0.60%) SAN
17 27 (0.56%) Wireless
18 26 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
19 23 (0.48%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 748 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 578 (11.98%) Big Data
3 343 (7.11%) Relational Database
4 314 (6.51%) NoSQL
5 280 (5.80%) MongoDB
6 261 (5.41%) MySQL
7 228 (4.73%) Hadoop
8 217 (4.50%) Blockchain
9 128 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
10 126 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
11 89 (1.84%) Apache Hive
12 77 (1.60%) RDBMS
13 74 (1.53%) DB2
13 74 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 70 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
15 67 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 64 (1.33%) Data Mining
17 58 (1.20%) Redis
18 55 (1.14%) Data Lake
19 54 (1.12%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 327 (6.78%) Git (software)
2 225 (4.66%) Jenkins
3 198 (4.10%) JIRA
4 115 (2.38%) JUnit
5 109 (2.26%) Maven
6 101 (2.09%) Selenium
7 94 (1.95%) Visual Studio
8 93 (1.93%) Subversion
9 76 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 74 (1.53%) Gradle
11 67 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
12 65 (1.35%) TeamCity
13 63 (1.31%) Eclipse
14 48 (1.00%) webpack
15 47 (0.97%) Cucumber
15 47 (0.97%) gulp
16 46 (0.95%) NUnit
17 36 (0.75%) Grunt
18 34 (0.70%) Mockito
19 33 (0.68%) Jasmine
General
1 1,939 (40.19%) Finance
2 813 (16.85%) Banking
3 453 (9.39%) Investment Banking
4 369 (7.65%) Front Office
5 335 (6.94%) Financial Institution
6 262 (5.43%) Games
7 212 (4.39%) Marketing
8 156 (3.23%) Retail
9 92 (1.91%) Advertising
9 92 (1.91%) Legal
10 90 (1.87%) Telecoms
11 83 (1.72%) German Language
12 77 (1.60%) French Language
13 69 (1.43%) Publishing
14 67 (1.39%) Law
15 57 (1.18%) Back Office
16 56 (1.16%) Electronics
17 48 (1.00%) Italian Language
18 28 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
19 26 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,971 (40.86%) Developer
2 487 (10.10%) Java Developer
3 439 (9.10%) Analyst
4 409 (8.48%) Graduate
5 370 (7.67%) C# Developer
6 316 (6.55%) Software Engineer
7 310 (6.43%) Junior
8 278 (5.76%) Senior Developer
9 277 (5.74%) Consultant
10 258 (5.35%) Architect
11 217 (4.50%) Data Scientist
12 213 (4.42%) Software Developer
13 208 (4.31%) Graduate Developer
14 190 (3.94%) .NET Developer
15 174 (3.61%) Python Developer
16 170 (3.52%) Junior Developer
17 135 (2.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 118 (2.45%) Applications Support
18 118 (2.45%) C# .NET Developer
19 117 (2.43%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 714 (14.80%) .NET
2 701 (14.53%) HTML
3 602 (12.48%) CSS
4 563 (11.67%) AngularJS
5 447 (9.27%) React
6 397 (8.23%) Web Services
7 306 (6.34%) jQuery
8 290 (6.01%) HTML5
9 289 (5.99%) Spring
10 287 (5.95%) ASP.NET
11 281 (5.83%) RESTful
12 253 (5.24%) Node.js
13 243 (5.04%) REST
14 206 (4.27%) XML
15 166 (3.44%) Kafka
16 148 (3.07%) Natural Language Processing
17 142 (2.94%) Spring Boot
18 129 (2.67%) JSON
19 127 (2.63%) .NET Framework
20 118 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 877 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 576 (11.94%) Algorithms
3 394 (8.17%) Data Structures
4 359 (7.44%) Fintech
5 347 (7.19%) Hedge funds
6 293 (6.07%) Greenfield Project
7 291 (6.03%) Self-Motivation
8 290 (6.01%) User Experience
9 255 (5.29%) Cyberthreat
10 244 (5.06%) Management Information System
11 217 (4.50%) Fixed Income
12 182 (3.77%) Equities
13 163 (3.38%) Derivative
14 155 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 106 (2.20%) Mobile App
16 104 (2.16%) Virtual Team
17 97 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
18 87 (1.80%) Data Centre
19 61 (1.26%) Analytical Mindset
20 55 (1.14%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 724 (15.01%) Linux
2 465 (9.64%) Windows
3 354 (7.34%) Unix
4 99 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 97 (2.01%) Android
6 69 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 44 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (0.56%) Mac OS X
10 26 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (0.52%) Solaris
12 24 (0.50%) Windows 10
13 20 (0.41%) Windows 7
14 19 (0.39%) CentOS
15 18 (0.37%) Ubuntu
16 15 (0.31%) AIX
17 14 (0.29%) HPUX
18 10 (0.21%) Fedora
19 7 (0.15%) Windows 8
19 7 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,576 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1,278 (26.49%) Mathematics
3 1,150 (23.84%) Problem-Solving
4 1,062 (22.01%) Software Engineering
5 708 (14.68%) Analytics
6 617 (12.79%) OO
7 579 (12.00%) Machine Learning
8 509 (10.55%) Physics
9 481 (9.97%) Scrum
10 446 (9.25%) DevOps
11 442 (9.16%) Data Science
12 418 (8.67%) TDD
13 404 (8.37%) SDLC
14 380 (7.88%) Low Latency
15 378 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
16 376 (7.79%) Risk Management
17 372 (7.71%) Test Automation
18 346 (7.17%) Investment Management
19 332 (6.88%) Microservices
20 325 (6.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,707 (35.39%) Java
2 1,541 (31.94%) SQL
3 1,333 (27.63%) Python
4 1,144 (23.71%) C#
5 1,084 (22.47%) JavaScript
6 729 (15.11%) C++
7 316 (6.55%) C
8 298 (6.18%) Scala
9 222 (4.60%) R
10 203 (4.21%) PHP
11 202 (4.19%) Java 8
12 198 (4.10%) Ruby
13 195 (4.04%) Perl
14 146 (3.03%) Bash Shell
15 144 (2.99%) T-SQL
16 127 (2.63%) Go
16 127 (2.63%) VBA
17 111 (2.30%) PowerShell
17 111 (2.30%) Shell Script
18 97 (2.01%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3,555 (73.69%) Degree
2 1,957 (40.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 367 (7.61%) Master's Degree
4 329 (6.82%) PhD
5 149 (3.09%) Numerate Degree
6 119 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
7 97 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 78 (1.62%) CCNP
9 76 (1.58%) CISSP
10 61 (1.26%) Security Cleared
11 60 (1.24%) CCNA
12 51 (1.06%) CISM
13 48 (1.00%) MCSE
14 43 (0.89%) CCIE
15 39 (0.81%) CISA
16 34 (0.70%) SC Cleared
17 32 (0.66%) MBA
18 30 (0.62%) MCP
19 28 (0.58%) ISTQB
20 27 (0.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 359 (7.44%) QA
2 67 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (0.93%) SLA
4 40 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 36 (0.75%) GCP
6 31 (0.64%) GDPR
7 28 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 22 (0.46%) COBIT
9 18 (0.37%) MiFID
10 10 (0.21%) GxP
10 10 (0.21%) PMO
11 7 (0.15%) HIPAA
11 7 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 6 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (0.12%) ISO 8583
12 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.083%) PSD2
13 4 (0.083%) SAS 70
System Software
1 318 (6.59%) Docker
2 139 (2.88%) Active Directory
3 67 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 36 (0.75%) HDFS
6 33 (0.68%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.29%) Apache Flume
8 11 (0.23%) VirtualBox
8 11 (0.23%) VMware NSX
9 9 (0.19%) XenApp
10 8 (0.17%) iptables
11 7 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.15%) vSphere
11 7 (0.15%) XenServer
12 6 (0.12%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.083%) GPFS
14 4 (0.083%) MetaFrame
15 3 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 3 (0.062%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 136 (2.82%) Kubernetes
2 124 (2.57%) Ansible
3 99 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
4 97 (2.01%) Puppet
5 63 (1.31%) Terraform
6 38 (0.79%) Salt
7 27 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
8 20 (0.41%) Kibana
9 19 (0.39%) Nagios
10 17 (0.35%) SCCM
11 16 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
11 16 (0.33%) Packer
12 15 (0.31%) HP UCMDB
13 13 (0.27%) Mesos
14 11 (0.23%) Cacti
14 11 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
14 11 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
14 11 (0.23%) ZABBIX
15 10 (0.21%) EnCase
15 10 (0.21%) FTK
Vendors
1 530 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 440 (9.12%) Oracle
3 238 (4.93%) Google
4 140 (2.90%) Tableau
5 134 (2.78%) Cisco
6 94 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
7 87 (1.80%) VMware
8 86 (1.78%) Sybase
9 84 (1.74%) IBM
10 79 (1.64%) Bloomberg
11 70 (1.45%) Red Hat
12 64 (1.33%) SAP
13 58 (1.20%) Reuters
14 56 (1.16%) Tradeweb
15 53 (1.10%) Adobe
16 51 (1.06%) Citrix
17 48 (1.00%) MarketAxess
18 47 (0.97%) Palo Alto
19 43 (0.89%) FXall
20 39 (0.81%) HP