Period
to 25 September 2017

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 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > London
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 28 28
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5422 5278 6075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 7.25% 6.78% 6.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.71% 14.75% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3835 4601 5032
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £93,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 36864 35780 42285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.32% 45.98% 47.21%
Number of salaries quoted 26163 30497 34799
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

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 25 September 2017.

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 25 September 2017. 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 -2 777 £55,000 - 91
West London +11 231 £50,000 +2.04% 26
East London +14 63 £70,000 +29.03% 12
South London -35 62 £40,000 -5.88% 6
North London +3 28 £42,500 -29.17% 1
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 4205 (77.55%) Degree
2 2466 (45.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 2063 (38.05%) Finance
4 1966 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1755 (32.37%) Java
6 1493 (27.54%) SQL
7 1211 (22.33%) JavaScript
8 1073 (19.79%) C#
9 1057 (19.49%) Python
10 995 (18.35%) Mathematics
11 989 (18.24%) Software Engineering
12 946 (17.45%) Linux
13 941 (17.36%) Banking
14 940 (17.34%) Scrum
15 893 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
16 848 (15.64%) SQL Server
17 841 (15.51%) HTML
18 780 (14.39%) C++
19 770 (14.20%) Windows
20 767 (14.15%) .NET
21 681 (12.56%) Analytics
22 677 (12.49%) Oracle
23 675 (12.45%) Microsoft
24 664 (12.25%) Retail
25 651 (12.01%) CSS
26 636 (11.73%) Asset Management
27 633 (11.67%) OO
28 631 (11.64%) Investment Banking
29 599 (11.05%) TDD
30 582 (10.73%) AngularJS

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
1 229 (4.22%) Apache Spark
2 215 (3.97%) Apache
3 149 (2.75%) Tomcat
4 108 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
5 101 (1.86%) Confluence
6 90 (1.66%) JBoss
7 79 (1.46%) OpenStack
8 70 (1.29%) CMS
9 63 (1.16%) SAS
10 62 (1.14%) MS Exchange
11 58 (1.07%) IIS
12 50 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 49 (0.90%) WebLogic
14 44 (0.81%) SharePoint
15 37 (0.68%) Ethereum
15 37 (0.68%) nginx
16 36 (0.66%) Hyperledger
17 34 (0.63%) WebSphere
18 24 (0.44%) Drupal
19 22 (0.41%) eris
Applications
1 156 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 136 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
3 50 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.39%) SPSS
6 15 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.074%) GIMP
10 3 (0.055%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.055%) Autodesk Inventor
10 3 (0.055%) InVision
10 3 (0.055%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.055%) Siemens NX
10 3 (0.055%) Solid Edge
11 2 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.037%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.037%) Revit
12 1 (0.018%) CPLEX
12 1 (0.018%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 25 (0.46%) Magento
2 19 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
4 16 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 9 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.11%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.074%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.074%) Endur
9 4 (0.074%) HFM
9 4 (0.074%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.074%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.074%) SAP SD
10 3 (0.055%) assyst
10 3 (0.055%) DocuMatrix
10 3 (0.055%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.055%) SAP Hybris
10 3 (0.055%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 473 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
2 264 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 215 (3.97%) SaaS
4 161 (2.97%) GitHub
5 77 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 61 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
7 46 (0.85%) PaaS
8 41 (0.76%) Office 365
9 34 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
10 33 (0.61%) Azure Machine Learning
10 33 (0.61%) IaaS
11 31 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
12 28 (0.52%) Amazon S3
13 25 (0.46%) Google Analytics
13 25 (0.46%) Google Play
14 21 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
15 16 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 14 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 14 (0.26%) npm
17 13 (0.24%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 228 (4.21%) Firewall
2 175 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 138 (2.55%) Internet
4 120 (2.21%) DNS
5 79 (1.46%) HTTP
5 79 (1.46%) SAN
6 74 (1.36%) Network Security
7 68 (1.25%) DHCP
8 62 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
8 62 (1.14%) VoIP
9 61 (1.13%) VPN
10 57 (1.05%) WAN
11 54 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 50 (0.92%) BGP
13 48 (0.89%) LAN
14 45 (0.83%) Ethernet
15 43 (0.79%) OSPF
16 41 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
17 37 (0.68%) Wireless
18 30 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 848 (15.64%) SQL Server
2 405 (7.47%) Relational Database
3 386 (7.12%) MySQL
4 377 (6.95%) NoSQL
5 321 (5.92%) Big Data
6 239 (4.41%) MongoDB
7 231 (4.26%) Hadoop
8 178 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
9 165 (3.04%) RDBMS
10 157 (2.90%) Oracle Database
11 154 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
12 144 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
13 125 (2.31%) Redis
14 109 (2.01%) Blockchain
15 84 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 80 (1.48%) Apache Hive
17 79 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
18 76 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
19 70 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 64 (1.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 564 (10.40%) Git (software)
2 336 (6.20%) Jenkins
3 287 (5.29%) JIRA
4 223 (4.11%) Subversion
5 161 (2.97%) Maven
6 159 (2.93%) JUnit
7 157 (2.90%) Selenium
8 136 (2.51%) TeamCity
9 107 (1.97%) Visual Studio
10 103 (1.90%) Cucumber
11 96 (1.77%) Mercurial
12 77 (1.42%) jMock
13 75 (1.38%) Bitbucket
14 73 (1.35%) EasyMock
15 70 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
15 70 (1.29%) WebDriver
16 69 (1.27%) Ant
17 66 (1.22%) Mockito
18 64 (1.18%) Hudson
19 61 (1.13%) Gradle
General
1 2063 (38.05%) Finance
2 941 (17.36%) Banking
3 664 (12.25%) Retail
4 631 (11.64%) Investment Banking
5 481 (8.87%) Retail Banking
6 290 (5.35%) Marketing
7 261 (4.81%) Games
8 231 (4.26%) Front Office
9 219 (4.04%) Telecoms
10 112 (2.07%) Financial Institution
11 90 (1.66%) Legal
12 84 (1.55%) Publishing
13 83 (1.53%) Advertising
14 61 (1.13%) Back Office
15 48 (0.89%) Electronics
16 45 (0.83%) Aerospace
17 33 (0.61%) Automotive
18 32 (0.59%) Manufacturing
19 30 (0.55%) Law
20 21 (0.39%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 2310 (42.60%) Developer
2 609 (11.23%) Java Developer
3 495 (9.13%) Analyst
4 420 (7.75%) C# Developer
5 390 (7.19%) Software Engineer
6 365 (6.73%) Architect
7 357 (6.58%) Senior Developer
8 353 (6.51%) Graduate
9 307 (5.66%) Software Developer
10 272 (5.02%) Junior
11 241 (4.44%) Consultant
12 216 (3.98%) .NET Developer
13 170 (3.14%) Junior Developer
14 166 (3.06%) Graduate Developer
15 163 (3.01%) C++ Developer
16 162 (2.99%) Data Scientist
17 156 (2.88%) JavaScript Developer
18 143 (2.64%) Business Analyst
19 140 (2.58%) Full Stack Developer
20 137 (2.53%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 841 (15.51%) HTML
2 767 (14.15%) .NET
3 651 (12.01%) CSS
4 582 (10.73%) AngularJS
5 462 (8.52%) Web Services
6 359 (6.62%) Spring
7 358 (6.60%) HTML5
8 342 (6.31%) XML
9 310 (5.72%) React
10 282 (5.20%) RESTful
11 280 (5.16%) REST
12 273 (5.04%) Hibernate
13 271 (5.00%) ASP.NET
14 266 (4.91%) Node.js
15 265 (4.89%) jQuery
16 217 (4.00%) WPF
17 216 (3.98%) .NET Framework
18 204 (3.76%) WCF
19 173 (3.19%) JSON
20 169 (3.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 893 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
2 574 (10.59%) Management Information System
3 548 (10.11%) Algorithms
4 345 (6.36%) User Experience
5 325 (5.99%) Hedge funds
6 315 (5.81%) Fintech
7 265 (4.89%) Data Structures
8 216 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
9 158 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
10 145 (2.67%) Derivative
11 130 (2.40%) Mobile App
12 107 (1.97%) Data Centre
13 97 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
14 95 (1.75%) Fixed Income
15 86 (1.59%) Client/Server
16 84 (1.55%) Credit Risk
17 79 (1.46%) Equities
18 75 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 73 (1.35%) Market Risk
20 71 (1.31%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 946 (17.45%) Linux
2 770 (14.20%) Windows
3 431 (7.95%) Unix
4 222 (4.09%) Android
5 204 (3.76%) Apple iOS
6 169 (3.12%) Windows Server
7 92 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 87 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 86 (1.59%) Windows 10
10 66 (1.22%) Windows 7
11 51 (0.94%) CentOS
12 42 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (0.44%) Ubuntu
15 20 (0.37%) VMS
16 19 (0.35%) Debian
17 18 (0.33%) Mac OS
17 18 (0.33%) Solaris
18 15 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
19 12 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1966 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
2 995 (18.35%) Mathematics
3 989 (18.24%) Software Engineering
4 940 (17.34%) Scrum
5 681 (12.56%) Analytics
6 636 (11.73%) Asset Management
7 633 (11.67%) OO
8 599 (11.05%) TDD
9 512 (9.44%) SDLC
10 503 (9.28%) Wealth Management
11 490 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
12 463 (8.54%) Physics
13 460 (8.48%) DevOps
14 437 (8.06%) Test Automation
15 411 (7.58%) Machine Learning
16 384 (7.08%) Kanban
17 379 (6.99%) Project Management
18 360 (6.64%) MVC
19 343 (6.33%) Information Security
20 331 (6.10%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1755 (32.37%) Java
2 1493 (27.54%) SQL
3 1211 (22.33%) JavaScript
4 1073 (19.79%) C#
5 1057 (19.49%) Python
6 780 (14.39%) C++
7 267 (4.92%) R
8 263 (4.85%) PHP
9 258 (4.76%) C
10 229 (4.22%) Scala
11 188 (3.47%) Ruby
12 168 (3.10%) Perl
13 127 (2.34%) PowerShell
14 125 (2.31%) T-SQL
15 111 (2.05%) Bash Shell
16 109 (2.01%) Go
17 104 (1.92%) VBA
18 100 (1.84%) Shell Script
19 95 (1.75%) PL/SQL
20 83 (1.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4205 (77.55%) Degree
2 2466 (45.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 317 (5.85%) Master's Degree
4 252 (4.65%) PhD
5 195 (3.60%) Numerate Degree
6 170 (3.14%) CISSP
7 147 (2.71%) CISM
8 123 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 122 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
10 67 (1.24%) CISA
11 64 (1.18%) CCNP
12 58 (1.07%) MCSE
13 57 (1.05%) CCNA
14 49 (0.90%) CCIE
15 48 (0.89%) CBAP
16 45 (0.83%) ISTQB
17 41 (0.76%) CEH
18 38 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 36 (0.66%) ISEB
20 35 (0.65%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 564 (10.40%) QA
2 72 (1.33%) SLA
3 64 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 36 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 31 (0.57%) MiFID
7 30 (0.55%) GDPR
8 21 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 14 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
9 14 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 13 (0.24%) COBIT
11 11 (0.20%) PMO
12 10 (0.18%) GCP
13 9 (0.17%) FATCA
14 6 (0.11%) EMIR
14 6 (0.11%) NIST 800
15 4 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
15 4 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 3 (0.055%) COSO
16 3 (0.055%) HIPAA
System Software
1 241 (4.44%) Docker
2 158 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 140 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 75 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
5 61 (1.13%) XenApp
6 58 (1.07%) XenDesktop
7 52 (0.96%) Hyper-V
8 32 (0.59%) vSphere
8 32 (0.59%) XenServer
9 29 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
10 22 (0.41%) HDFS
11 20 (0.37%) Xen
12 16 (0.30%) iptables
13 15 (0.28%) Firmware
14 12 (0.22%) Varnish
15 10 (0.18%) Terminal Services
16 9 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 9 (0.17%) VMware NSX
17 8 (0.15%) Apache Flume
18 7 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 162 (2.99%) Ansible
2 142 (2.62%) Puppet
3 105 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
4 72 (1.33%) Kubernetes
5 55 (1.01%) Terraform
6 36 (0.66%) SCCM
7 33 (0.61%) Nagios
7 33 (0.61%) QRadar
8 30 (0.55%) Opsview
9 28 (0.52%) Nessus
10 23 (0.42%) Backup Exec
10 23 (0.42%) Cacti
10 23 (0.42%) CSIRT
11 22 (0.41%) Grafana
12 20 (0.37%) Mesos
12 20 (0.37%) Packer
13 18 (0.33%) logstash
14 14 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
14 14 (0.26%) ZABBIX
15 13 (0.24%) Nmap
Vendors
1 677 (12.49%) Oracle
2 675 (12.45%) Microsoft
3 214 (3.95%) Google
4 189 (3.49%) VMware
5 182 (3.36%) Cisco
6 121 (2.23%) Tableau
7 106 (1.95%) Sybase
8 95 (1.75%) Citrix
9 87 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
10 84 (1.55%) Red Hat
11 72 (1.33%) SAP
12 70 (1.29%) Cadence
12 70 (1.29%) Murex
13 62 (1.14%) HP
14 52 (0.96%) Perforce
15 49 (0.90%) CA Agile Central
16 45 (0.83%) IBM
17 43 (0.79%) Cognizant
18 41 (0.76%) Splunk
19 40 (0.74%) NetApp