Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 26 27
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5364 5211 6197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 7.18% 6.90% 6.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.54% 15.05% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3809 4476 5119
London median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.74% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,250 £87,500
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 36886 34623 42663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.41% 45.86% 47.90%
Number of salaries quoted 26339 29368 34982
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,743 £56,816
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.14% +3.39% +3.30%
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -5 846 £57,500 +4.55% 114
West London +20 232 £50,000 +5.26% 23
East London +11 73 £70,000 +7.69% 14
South London -50 48 £37,500 -6.25% 4
North London +4 26 £52,500 -16.00% 4
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 4242 (79.08%) Degree
2 2422 (45.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 1992 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1989 (37.08%) Finance
5 1655 (30.85%) Java
6 1465 (27.31%) SQL
7 1176 (21.92%) JavaScript
8 1136 (21.18%) Python
9 1133 (21.12%) Mathematics
10 1115 (20.79%) C#
11 998 (18.61%) Software Engineering
12 969 (18.06%) Scrum
13 955 (17.80%) Banking
14 926 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
15 866 (16.14%) Linux
16 842 (15.70%) SQL Server
17 800 (14.91%) HTML
18 795 (14.82%) .NET
19 743 (13.85%) Windows
20 736 (13.72%) C++
21 681 (12.70%) Analytics
22 664 (12.38%) Microsoft
23 642 (11.97%) Asset Management
24 631 (11.76%) TDD
25 627 (11.69%) Oracle
26 616 (11.48%) Investment Banking
27 605 (11.28%) CSS
28 598 (11.15%) AngularJS
29 576 (10.74%) OO
30 555 (10.35%) Algorithms

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
1 258 (4.81%) Apache Spark
2 192 (3.58%) Apache
3 143 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
4 125 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 122 (2.27%) Confluence
6 84 (1.57%) SAS
7 74 (1.38%) MS Exchange
8 72 (1.34%) JBoss
9 68 (1.27%) IIS
10 62 (1.16%) CMS
11 50 (0.93%) SharePoint
12 49 (0.91%) OpenStack
13 46 (0.86%) Ethereum
14 40 (0.75%) Hyperledger
15 38 (0.71%) Apache Solr
16 37 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 34 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
18 33 (0.62%) nginx
19 31 (0.58%) WebSphere
20 30 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 151 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 148 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
3 45 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.43%) SPSS
6 20 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.093%) Mathematica
10 4 (0.075%) Doxygen
11 3 (0.056%) Autodesk Inventor
11 3 (0.056%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.056%) GNU Octave
11 3 (0.056%) Siemens NX
11 3 (0.056%) Solid Edge
12 2 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.037%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.037%) Camtasia
12 2 (0.037%) InVision
13 1 (0.019%) Stata
Business Applications
1 31 (0.58%) Magento
2 21 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
5 12 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 8 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.075%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.075%) Endur
9 4 (0.075%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.056%) assyst
10 3 (0.056%) Lawson
10 3 (0.056%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.056%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.056%) SAP Hybris
11 2 (0.037%) Oracle AML
11 2 (0.037%) Raiser's Edge
11 2 (0.037%) SAP CO
11 2 (0.037%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 491 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
2 286 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 178 (3.32%) SaaS
4 148 (2.76%) GitHub
5 77 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 59 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 52 (0.97%) Office 365
8 42 (0.78%) PaaS
9 32 (0.60%) Amazon S3
10 31 (0.58%) IaaS
11 28 (0.52%) Google Analytics
12 27 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
12 27 (0.50%) Google Play
13 24 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
14 23 (0.43%) Azure Machine Learning
15 21 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
16 15 (0.28%) Serverless
17 13 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
18 12 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 10 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 200 (3.73%) Firewall
2 151 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 146 (2.72%) Internet
4 130 (2.42%) DNS
5 79 (1.47%) DHCP
6 76 (1.42%) Network Security
7 62 (1.16%) SAN
8 59 (1.10%) VoIP
9 58 (1.08%) VPN
9 58 (1.08%) WAN
10 57 (1.06%) HTTP
11 55 (1.03%) Ethernet
12 53 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
13 48 (0.89%) LAN
14 47 (0.88%) BGP
15 45 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
16 36 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
17 35 (0.65%) OSPF
18 34 (0.63%) MPLS
18 34 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 842 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 389 (7.25%) NoSQL
3 377 (7.03%) Relational Database
4 359 (6.69%) MySQL
5 346 (6.45%) Big Data
6 261 (4.87%) Hadoop
7 256 (4.77%) MongoDB
8 165 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
9 160 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
10 148 (2.76%) RDBMS
11 145 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 144 (2.68%) Oracle Database
13 120 (2.24%) Redis
14 102 (1.90%) Blockchain
15 86 (1.60%) Apache Hive
16 82 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 80 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
18 72 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
19 64 (1.19%) Data Mining
20 59 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 510 (9.51%) Git (software)
2 345 (6.43%) Jenkins
3 271 (5.05%) JIRA
4 190 (3.54%) Subversion
5 152 (2.83%) JUnit
5 152 (2.83%) Maven
6 133 (2.48%) Selenium
7 125 (2.33%) TeamCity
8 88 (1.64%) Cucumber
9 87 (1.62%) Visual Studio
10 82 (1.53%) Mercurial
11 73 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 72 (1.34%) jMock
13 67 (1.25%) EasyMock
14 61 (1.14%) Hudson
15 60 (1.12%) MSTest
16 59 (1.10%) Mockito
16 59 (1.10%) NUnit
17 58 (1.08%) Ant
17 58 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 1989 (37.08%) Finance
2 955 (17.80%) Banking
3 616 (11.48%) Investment Banking
4 468 (8.72%) Retail Banking
5 283 (5.28%) Marketing
6 262 (4.88%) Front Office
7 251 (4.68%) Games
8 234 (4.36%) Retail
9 222 (4.14%) Telecoms
10 100 (1.86%) Legal
11 95 (1.77%) Financial Institution
12 89 (1.66%) Advertising
13 68 (1.27%) Publishing
14 52 (0.97%) Back Office
15 48 (0.89%) Electronics
16 38 (0.71%) Aerospace
17 29 (0.54%) Manufacturing
18 27 (0.50%) Automotive
19 24 (0.45%) French Language
20 22 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 2237 (41.70%) Developer
2 550 (10.25%) Java Developer
3 514 (9.58%) Analyst
4 438 (8.17%) C# Developer
5 382 (7.12%) Software Engineer
6 369 (6.88%) Architect
7 329 (6.13%) Graduate
8 328 (6.11%) Senior Developer
9 311 (5.80%) Software Developer
10 266 (4.96%) Junior
11 238 (4.44%) Consultant
12 222 (4.14%) .NET Developer
13 186 (3.47%) Data Scientist
14 174 (3.24%) Graduate Developer
15 161 (3.00%) Full Stack Developer
16 160 (2.98%) Junior Developer
17 157 (2.93%) Python Developer
18 156 (2.91%) JavaScript Developer
19 151 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
20 147 (2.74%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 800 (14.91%) HTML
2 795 (14.82%) .NET
3 605 (11.28%) CSS
4 598 (11.15%) AngularJS
5 437 (8.15%) Web Services
6 345 (6.43%) Spring
7 334 (6.23%) HTML5
8 326 (6.08%) REST
9 311 (5.80%) React
10 296 (5.52%) ASP.NET
11 291 (5.43%) RESTful
11 291 (5.43%) XML
12 276 (5.15%) Node.js
13 248 (4.62%) Hibernate
14 236 (4.40%) jQuery
15 225 (4.19%) .NET Framework
16 203 (3.78%) WCF
17 182 (3.39%) WPF
18 173 (3.23%) SOAP
19 168 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 926 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
2 555 (10.35%) Algorithms
3 516 (9.62%) Management Information System
4 324 (6.04%) Hedge funds
5 308 (5.74%) Fintech
6 303 (5.65%) User Experience
7 262 (4.88%) Data Structures
8 202 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
9 157 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
10 127 (2.37%) Client/Server
11 118 (2.20%) Derivative
11 118 (2.20%) Mobile App
12 110 (2.05%) Fixed Income
13 103 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
14 92 (1.72%) Equities
15 89 (1.66%) Data Centre
16 72 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 69 (1.29%) iPad
18 62 (1.16%) Market Risk
19 55 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 866 (16.14%) Linux
2 743 (13.85%) Windows
3 425 (7.92%) Unix
4 184 (3.43%) Windows Server
5 175 (3.26%) Android
6 163 (3.04%) Apple iOS
7 108 (2.01%) Windows 10
8 94 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 86 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 81 (1.51%) Windows 7
11 36 (0.67%) CentOS
12 25 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (0.32%) Mac OS X
14 17 (0.32%) Ubuntu
15 15 (0.28%) Solaris
15 15 (0.28%) VMS
16 11 (0.21%) Windows 8
17 10 (0.19%) Debian
18 9 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1992 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1133 (21.12%) Mathematics
3 998 (18.61%) Software Engineering
4 969 (18.06%) Scrum
5 681 (12.70%) Analytics
6 642 (11.97%) Asset Management
7 631 (11.76%) TDD
8 576 (10.74%) OO
9 493 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
9 493 (9.19%) Physics
10 482 (8.99%) Wealth Management
11 479 (8.93%) SDLC
12 442 (8.24%) DevOps
13 434 (8.09%) Machine Learning
14 411 (7.66%) Test Automation
15 394 (7.35%) Kanban
16 391 (7.29%) MVC
17 357 (6.66%) E-Commerce
18 344 (6.41%) Project Management
19 340 (6.34%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1655 (30.85%) Java
2 1465 (27.31%) SQL
3 1176 (21.92%) JavaScript
4 1136 (21.18%) Python
5 1115 (20.79%) C#
6 736 (13.72%) C++
7 279 (5.20%) C
8 262 (4.88%) R
8 262 (4.88%) Scala
9 225 (4.19%) PHP
10 185 (3.45%) Ruby
11 150 (2.80%) Perl
12 145 (2.70%) PowerShell
13 134 (2.50%) T-SQL
14 128 (2.39%) Go
15 125 (2.33%) Bash Shell
16 104 (1.94%) VBA
17 100 (1.86%) PL/SQL
18 84 (1.57%) Shell Script
19 75 (1.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4242 (79.08%) Degree
2 2422 (45.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 337 (6.28%) Master's Degree
4 218 (4.06%) PhD
5 193 (3.60%) Numerate Degree
6 164 (3.06%) CISSP
7 147 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 138 (2.57%) CISM
9 107 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
10 73 (1.36%) MCSE
11 67 (1.25%) CISA
12 60 (1.12%) CCNA
13 50 (0.93%) ISTQB
13 50 (0.93%) MCSD
14 49 (0.91%) ISEB
15 48 (0.89%) CBAP
15 48 (0.89%) CCNP
15 48 (0.89%) MCP
16 45 (0.84%) MCAD
17 44 (0.82%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 521 (9.71%) QA
2 77 (1.44%) SLA
3 65 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 51 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.45%) GDPR
6 23 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 22 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 21 (0.39%) GCP
9 20 (0.37%) MiFID
10 11 (0.21%) PMO
11 9 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
12 8 (0.15%) FATCA
13 7 (0.13%) COBIT
13 7 (0.13%) EMIR
14 4 (0.075%) Dodd-Frank
14 4 (0.075%) PSD2
15 3 (0.056%) HIPAA
16 2 (0.037%) DICOM
16 2 (0.037%) HL7
System Software
1 276 (5.15%) Docker
2 176 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 128 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 70 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
5 67 (1.25%) XenApp
6 62 (1.16%) XenDesktop
7 55 (1.03%) Hyper-V
8 34 (0.63%) vSphere
9 33 (0.62%) XenServer
10 31 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
11 19 (0.35%) Xen
12 18 (0.34%) HDFS
12 18 (0.34%) iptables
13 14 (0.26%) Firmware
14 9 (0.17%) Apache Flume
14 9 (0.17%) VMware NSX
15 5 (0.093%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (0.093%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.075%) BitLocker
16 4 (0.075%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 169 (3.15%) Ansible
2 120 (2.24%) Puppet
3 101 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
4 78 (1.45%) Kubernetes
5 51 (0.95%) Terraform
6 46 (0.86%) QRadar
7 38 (0.71%) SCCM
8 33 (0.62%) CSIRT
8 33 (0.62%) Nagios
9 32 (0.60%) Nessus
10 28 (0.52%) Cacti
11 24 (0.45%) Mesos
12 20 (0.37%) Opsview
13 19 (0.35%) Grafana
14 16 (0.30%) logstash
14 16 (0.30%) Packer
14 16 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
15 15 (0.28%) AirWatch
15 15 (0.28%) SELinux
16 14 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 664 (12.38%) Microsoft
2 627 (11.69%) Oracle
3 203 (3.78%) Google
4 181 (3.37%) VMware
5 159 (2.96%) Cisco
6 117 (2.18%) Tableau
7 103 (1.92%) Citrix
8 86 (1.60%) Cadence
9 84 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
10 83 (1.55%) Sybase
11 66 (1.23%) Murex
12 52 (0.97%) Red Hat
13 47 (0.88%) Perforce
14 46 (0.86%) HP
14 46 (0.86%) SAP
15 44 (0.82%) CA Agile Central
16 41 (0.76%) IBM
17 36 (0.67%) Splunk
18 34 (0.63%) Cognizant
18 34 (0.63%) hybris