Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > London
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 41 44 37
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3,590 1,157 3,523
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 7.03% 5.80% 6.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.36% 6.18% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,735 1,002 2,622
10th Percentile £40,700 £40,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +12.50%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £118,375 £110,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 48,755 18,736 51,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 95.53% 93.92% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 31,853 15,860 41,721
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,813 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,125 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 28 October 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 28 October 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 -6 332 £69,250 +6.54% 247
West London -26 79 £72,500 +20.83% 94
South London +19 66 £52,500 -41.67% 14
East London -13 14 £150,000 +100.00% 83
North London -15 2 £67,500 +35.00% 8
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 2,516 (70.08%) Degree
2 1,476 (41.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,256 (34.99%) Agile Software Development
4 1,150 (32.03%) Python
5 1,136 (31.64%) Social Skills
6 1,125 (31.34%) Finance
7 1,084 (30.19%) Software Engineering
8 1,067 (29.72%) JavaScript
9 986 (27.47%) Java
10 971 (27.05%) SQL
11 879 (24.48%) AWS
12 777 (21.64%) Problem-Solving
13 704 (19.61%) React
14 670 (18.66%) Azure
15 664 (18.50%) Mathematics
16 615 (17.13%) Docker
16 615 (17.13%) Full Stack Development
17 591 (16.46%) DevOps
18 583 (16.24%) Analytics
19 548 (15.26%) C#
20 506 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
21 504 (14.04%) Kubernetes
22 483 (13.45%) Node.js
23 475 (13.23%) TypeScript
24 463 (12.90%) AngularJS
25 460 (12.81%) User Experience
26 452 (12.59%) CSS
27 450 (12.53%) C++
28 445 (12.40%) HTML
29 434 (12.09%) .NET

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
1 156 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 126 (3.51%) Apache Spark
3 83 (2.31%) CMS
4 70 (1.95%) SharePoint
5 51 (1.42%) IIS
6 50 (1.39%) Apache
7 46 (1.28%) Confluence
8 42 (1.17%) SAS
9 31 (0.86%) Documentum
10 26 (0.72%) nginx
11 25 (0.70%) Tomcat
12 21 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
13 17 (0.47%) Tornado
14 15 (0.42%) Appian
15 13 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
16 12 (0.33%) MTS
17 11 (0.31%) Ethereum
18 10 (0.28%) Jupyter
19 7 (0.19%) MediaWiki
19 7 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 78 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (1.73%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (0.39%) GIMP
6 14 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.36%) Figma
8 12 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
9 10 (0.28%) Sketch
10 8 (0.22%) Windchill
11 7 (0.19%) Chatbot
11 7 (0.19%) S-PLUS
12 3 (0.084%) InVision
13 2 (0.056%) SPSS
13 2 (0.056%) UserZoom
13 2 (0.056%) Zeplin
14 1 (0.028%) Revit
14 1 (0.028%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 56 (1.56%) Distributed Ledger
2 53 (1.48%) R3 Corda
3 31 (0.86%) TrackWise
4 22 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.36%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 12 (0.33%) NetSuite
7 10 (0.28%) SAP ERP
7 10 (0.28%) Shopify
8 9 (0.25%) Summit
9 8 (0.22%) Primavera
10 5 (0.14%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
10 5 (0.14%) RMDS
11 4 (0.11%) SAP R/3
12 3 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (0.084%) Magento
13 2 (0.056%) BambooHR
13 2 (0.056%) SAP CO
13 2 (0.056%) SAP FI
13 2 (0.056%) SAP FI/CO
14 1 (0.028%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 879 (24.48%) AWS
2 670 (18.66%) Azure
3 382 (10.64%) GCP
4 336 (9.36%) SaaS
5 284 (7.91%) GitHub
6 198 (5.52%) Serverless
7 145 (4.04%) Power Platform
8 131 (3.65%) PaaS
9 114 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
10 87 (2.42%) npm
11 75 (2.09%) IaaS
12 74 (2.06%) OpenShift
13 70 (1.95%) Amazon S3
14 66 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
14 66 (1.84%) Microsoft 365
15 61 (1.70%) Veeva
16 47 (1.31%) Heroku
17 44 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
18 41 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
18 41 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 59 (1.64%) Firewall
2 57 (1.59%) HTTP
3 51 (1.42%) Internet
4 45 (1.25%) DNS
5 44 (1.23%) VPN
6 43 (1.20%) TCP/IP
7 37 (1.03%) WAN
8 32 (0.89%) DHCP
9 31 (0.86%) SSL
10 23 (0.64%) LAN
10 23 (0.64%) Network Security
11 19 (0.53%) 5G
12 18 (0.50%) SAN
12 18 (0.50%) VoIP
13 14 (0.39%) BGP
13 14 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (0.36%) 4G
15 12 (0.33%) VLAN
16 11 (0.31%) Ethernet
16 11 (0.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 407 (11.34%) NoSQL
2 337 (9.39%) SQL Server
3 330 (9.19%) Relational Database
4 310 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
5 307 (8.55%) Big Data
6 306 (8.52%) MongoDB
7 137 (3.82%) Blockchain
8 123 (3.43%) MySQL
9 112 (3.12%) Power BI
10 106 (2.95%) Redis
11 102 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
12 90 (2.51%) Tableau
13 85 (2.37%) Data Mining
14 78 (2.17%) Hadoop
15 67 (1.87%) RDBMS
16 62 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
17 61 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 55 (1.53%) Data Lake
19 53 (1.48%) Oracle Database
20 46 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 423 (11.78%) Git (software)
2 214 (5.96%) Jenkins
3 193 (5.38%) JIRA
4 87 (2.42%) Maven
5 85 (2.37%) webpack
6 81 (2.26%) GitLab
7 67 (1.87%) JUnit
8 57 (1.59%) CircleCI
9 47 (1.31%) Gradle
10 46 (1.28%) git-flow
11 44 (1.23%) Bitbucket
12 42 (1.17%) TeamCity
12 42 (1.17%) Visual Studio
13 40 (1.11%) Postman
14 39 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
15 35 (0.97%) JMeter
15 35 (0.97%) Selenium
16 30 (0.84%) Mockito
16 30 (0.84%) Travis CI
17 29 (0.81%) Cucumber
General
1 1,136 (31.64%) Social Skills
2 1,125 (31.34%) Finance
3 506 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
4 307 (8.55%) Games
5 281 (7.83%) Banking
6 207 (5.77%) Marketing
7 149 (4.15%) Presentation Skills
8 122 (3.40%) Retail
9 95 (2.65%) Investment Banking
10 94 (2.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 92 (2.56%) Manufacturing
12 87 (2.42%) Telecoms
13 76 (2.12%) Legal
14 68 (1.89%) Front Office
14 68 (1.89%) Law
15 66 (1.84%) Advertising
15 66 (1.84%) Spanish Language
16 57 (1.59%) Electronics
16 57 (1.59%) Financial Institution
17 54 (1.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1,038 (28.91%) Developer
2 556 (15.49%) Software Engineer
3 266 (7.41%) Architect
4 232 (6.46%) Senior Developer
5 228 (6.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 216 (6.02%) Analyst
7 170 (4.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 147 (4.09%) Full Stack Developer
9 112 (3.12%) Java Developer
10 109 (3.04%) Backend Developer
10 109 (3.04%) Software Developer
11 102 (2.84%) .NET Developer
11 102 (2.84%) Data Scientist
12 98 (2.73%) Data Engineer
13 93 (2.59%) Java Engineer
14 89 (2.48%) Consultant
15 88 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
16 85 (2.37%) Angular Developer
17 80 (2.23%) Principal Engineer
18 76 (2.12%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 704 (19.61%) React
2 483 (13.45%) Node.js
3 463 (12.90%) AngularJS
4 452 (12.59%) CSS
5 445 (12.40%) HTML
6 434 (12.09%) .NET
7 350 (9.75%) Web Services
8 325 (9.05%) REST
9 284 (7.91%) RESTful
10 267 (7.44%) Spring
11 234 (6.52%) Kafka
12 196 (5.46%) HTML5
13 165 (4.60%) .NET Core
14 160 (4.46%) Vue.js
15 149 (4.15%) Spring Boot
16 146 (4.07%) Redux
17 135 (3.76%) GraphQL
18 126 (3.51%) TensorFlow
19 120 (3.34%) .NET Framework
20 110 (3.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 460 (12.81%) User Experience
2 413 (11.50%) Algorithms
3 258 (7.19%) Data Structures
4 205 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 204 (5.68%) Management Information System
6 163 (4.54%) Cloud Native
7 152 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
8 146 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
9 123 (3.43%) Mobile App
10 114 (3.18%) Blog
11 107 (2.98%) Public Cloud
12 105 (2.92%) Life Science
13 80 (2.23%) Virtual Team
14 69 (1.92%) Data Centre
15 65 (1.81%) Equities
15 65 (1.81%) Hedge funds
16 62 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 49 (1.36%) Client/Server
17 49 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
17 49 (1.36%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 395 (11.00%) Linux
2 237 (6.60%) Windows
3 118 (3.29%) Android
4 105 (2.92%) Apple iOS
5 101 (2.81%) Unix
6 51 (1.42%) Windows Server
7 37 (1.03%) Windows 10
8 34 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
10 28 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (0.67%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.31%) CentOS
12 11 (0.31%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.22%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.14%) DC/OS
15 4 (0.11%) FreeRTOS
15 4 (0.11%) VxWorks
16 3 (0.084%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.084%) Windows Server 2019
17 2 (0.056%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,256 (34.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1,084 (30.19%) Software Engineering
3 777 (21.64%) Problem-Solving
4 664 (18.50%) Mathematics
5 615 (17.13%) Full Stack Development
6 591 (16.46%) DevOps
7 583 (16.24%) Analytics
8 433 (12.06%) Microservices
9 384 (10.70%) Artificial Intelligence
10 378 (10.53%) Data Science
11 373 (10.39%) Machine Learning
11 373 (10.39%) TDD
12 371 (10.33%) Fintech
13 363 (10.11%) Scrum
14 340 (9.47%) Mentoring
15 325 (9.05%) Test Automation
16 321 (8.94%) Front End Development
17 302 (8.41%) OO
18 273 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
19 255 (7.10%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,150 (32.03%) Python
2 1,067 (29.72%) JavaScript
3 986 (27.47%) Java
4 971 (27.05%) SQL
5 548 (15.26%) C#
6 475 (13.23%) TypeScript
7 450 (12.53%) C++
8 280 (7.80%) Go
9 184 (5.13%) C
10 149 (4.15%) Scala
11 132 (3.68%) Kotlin
12 123 (3.43%) PowerShell
13 117 (3.26%) Bash Shell
14 105 (2.92%) PHP
15 103 (2.87%) ES6
16 102 (2.84%) Java 8
17 82 (2.28%) R
18 76 (2.12%) Ruby
19 71 (1.98%) Rust
20 54 (1.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2,516 (70.08%) Degree
2 1,476 (41.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 268 (7.47%) Master's Degree
4 164 (4.57%) PhD
5 100 (2.79%) Numerate Degree
6 51 (1.42%) CISSP
7 36 (1.00%) AWS Certification
7 36 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (0.84%) MBA
10 27 (0.75%) ISTQB
11 26 (0.72%) CCNA
12 25 (0.70%) CCNP
13 24 (0.67%) CISM
14 23 (0.64%) PMI Certification
15 22 (0.61%) Security Cleared
16 19 (0.53%) HND
17 18 (0.50%) SC Cleared
17 18 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
18 17 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 259 (7.21%) QA
2 92 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 59 (1.64%) GDPR
4 47 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (1.00%) Accessibility
6 29 (0.81%) NIST
7 22 (0.61%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.58%) CDISC
9 16 (0.45%) PMO
10 13 (0.36%) ISO 13485
11 12 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
11 12 (0.33%) NIST 800
12 11 (0.31%) COBIT
12 11 (0.31%) Good Clinical Practice
13 9 (0.25%) SLA
14 6 (0.17%) HIPAA
14 6 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 5 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
15 5 (0.14%) IEC 62304
16 4 (0.11%) IASME
System Software
1 615 (17.13%) Docker
2 101 (2.81%) Active Directory
3 56 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 15 (0.42%) Firmware
7 14 (0.39%) HDFS
7 14 (0.39%) vSphere
8 12 (0.33%) Ceph
9 11 (0.31%) ISA Server
9 11 (0.31%) KVM
9 11 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.11%) NFS
13 3 (0.084%) LXC
13 3 (0.084%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.056%) iptables
15 1 (0.028%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.028%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 504 (14.04%) Kubernetes
2 227 (6.32%) Terraform
3 137 (3.82%) Ansible
4 86 (2.40%) Puppet
5 81 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (1.20%) SCCM
7 35 (0.97%) Prometheus
8 33 (0.92%) Grafana
9 26 (0.72%) Istio
10 17 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
11 15 (0.42%) ZABBIX
12 14 (0.39%) linkerd
13 13 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
14 12 (0.33%) Salt
15 10 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
16 7 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
16 7 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
16 7 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
16 7 (0.19%) Mesos
16 7 (0.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 349 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 328 (9.14%) Google
3 260 (7.24%) Oracle
4 149 (4.15%) Salesforce.com
5 92 (2.56%) SAP
6 79 (2.20%) Red Hat
7 64 (1.78%) Cisco
8 58 (1.62%) VMware
9 52 (1.45%) IBM
9 52 (1.45%) LexisNexis
10 41 (1.14%) Sony
11 37 (1.03%) Apple
12 36 (1.00%) Atlassian
13 34 (0.95%) MuleSoft
14 32 (0.89%) Databricks
15 27 (0.75%) ServiceNow
15 27 (0.75%) YouTube
16 26 (0.72%) Informatica
16 26 (0.72%) Instagram
17 24 (0.67%) Cognos