Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 31 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4,657 5,360 5,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.84% 7.18% 6.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.04% 14.21% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,608 3,790 4,488
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +1.82%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,125 £95,000
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 33,169 37,719 35,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.74% 50.53% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 25,881 26,878 30,388
London median annual salary £64,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +1 934 £60,000 +9.09% 251
West London +2 180 £40,000 -20.00% 150
East London -9 66 £62,500 -10.71% 68
South London +11 60 £40,000 - 13
North London -7 13 £66,250 +26.19% 13
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3,477 (74.66%) Degree
2 1,952 (41.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,902 (40.84%) Finance
4 1,633 (35.07%) Java
5 1,433 (30.77%) SQL
6 1,432 (30.75%) Agile Software Development
7 1,351 (29.01%) Python
8 1,252 (26.88%) Mathematics
9 1,065 (22.87%) Problem-Solving
10 1,061 (22.78%) C#
11 1,006 (21.60%) JavaScript
12 956 (20.53%) Software Engineering
13 817 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
14 734 (15.76%) Banking
15 698 (14.99%) Analytics
16 688 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
17 687 (14.75%) Linux
18 658 (14.13%) SQL Server
19 628 (13.49%) .NET
20 618 (13.27%) C++
21 608 (13.06%) HTML
22 555 (11.92%) Big Data
23 550 (11.81%) Machine Learning
24 540 (11.60%) Algorithms
25 523 (11.23%) CSS
26 522 (11.21%) Physics
27 502 (10.78%) Microsoft
28 496 (10.65%) OO
29 492 (10.56%) AngularJS
30 490 (10.52%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 219 (4.70%) Apache Spark
2 150 (3.22%) Apache
3 132 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
4 115 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 87 (1.87%) CMS
6 84 (1.80%) Confluence
7 82 (1.76%) SharePoint
8 71 (1.52%) WebSphere
9 67 (1.44%) Ethereum
10 66 (1.42%) SAS
11 51 (1.10%) WebLogic
12 42 (0.90%) MS Exchange
12 42 (0.90%) nginx
13 30 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
14 29 (0.62%) IIS
15 27 (0.58%) JBoss
16 26 (0.56%) OpenStack
17 23 (0.49%) Apache Pig
17 23 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 19 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 124 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 102 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
3 52 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.54%) SPSS
6 11 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.15%) InVision
8 5 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.11%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.11%) GNU Octave
9 4 (0.086%) Camtasia
9 4 (0.086%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.086%) Stata
10 2 (0.043%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.043%) UserZoom
11 1 (0.021%) GIMP
11 1 (0.021%) Mingle
11 1 (0.021%) Weka
Business Applications
1 48 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (0.90%) thinkFolio
3 34 (0.73%) Distributed Ledger
4 26 (0.56%) Ripple
5 12 (0.26%) Magento
6 11 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
6 11 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
7 9 (0.19%) NetSuite
7 9 (0.19%) Relativity
8 7 (0.15%) Eloqua
8 7 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
8 7 (0.15%) Unica
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.13%) Ringtail
9 6 (0.13%) Sentinel
9 6 (0.13%) TrackWise
10 5 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
10 5 (0.11%) HFM
10 5 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.086%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 688 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
2 490 (10.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 150 (3.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 147 (3.16%) SaaS
5 145 (3.11%) GitHub
6 91 (1.95%) Office 365
7 81 (1.74%) Serverless
8 73 (1.57%) PaaS
9 66 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
10 50 (1.07%) Amazon S3
11 40 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
11 40 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
12 39 (0.84%) IaaS
13 35 (0.75%) OpenShift
14 31 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
15 21 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
15 21 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
16 16 (0.34%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
17 15 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 15 (0.32%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 225 (4.83%) Firewall
2 96 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 76 (1.63%) HTTP
3 76 (1.63%) Internet
4 67 (1.44%) DNS
5 61 (1.31%) VPN
6 58 (1.25%) WAN
7 51 (1.10%) LAN
8 47 (1.01%) WebEx
9 40 (0.86%) Network Security
10 39 (0.84%) SAN
11 38 (0.82%) SSL
12 37 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
12 37 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
13 33 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
14 31 (0.67%) VLAN
15 30 (0.64%) Wireless
16 29 (0.62%) DHCP
16 29 (0.62%) SNMP
17 27 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 658 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 555 (11.92%) Big Data
3 325 (6.98%) NoSQL
4 316 (6.79%) Relational Database
5 270 (5.80%) MySQL
6 263 (5.65%) MongoDB
7 224 (4.81%) Hadoop
8 206 (4.42%) Blockchain
9 125 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
10 108 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
11 89 (1.91%) Apache Hive
12 83 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
13 71 (1.52%) RDBMS
14 66 (1.42%) Redis
15 64 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 60 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 56 (1.20%) DB2
18 53 (1.14%) Data Mining
19 50 (1.07%) Power BI
20 38 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 322 (6.91%) Git (software)
2 230 (4.94%) Jenkins
3 218 (4.68%) JIRA
4 122 (2.62%) JUnit
5 91 (1.95%) Maven
5 91 (1.95%) Selenium
6 82 (1.76%) Subversion
7 80 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 70 (1.50%) Visual Studio
9 64 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
10 62 (1.33%) Gradle
11 53 (1.14%) TeamCity
12 50 (1.07%) Bitbucket
13 47 (1.01%) Eclipse
14 42 (0.90%) webpack
15 40 (0.86%) Mockito
16 37 (0.79%) Cucumber
17 34 (0.73%) WebDriver
18 32 (0.69%) git-flow
19 31 (0.67%) gulp
General
1 1,902 (40.84%) Finance
2 734 (15.76%) Banking
3 415 (8.91%) Investment Banking
4 358 (7.69%) Front Office
5 308 (6.61%) Financial Institution
6 265 (5.69%) Games
7 189 (4.06%) Marketing
8 135 (2.90%) Retail
9 89 (1.91%) French Language
9 89 (1.91%) Telecoms
10 87 (1.87%) Advertising
11 86 (1.85%) German Language
12 72 (1.55%) Publishing
13 67 (1.44%) Legal
14 59 (1.27%) Back Office
15 54 (1.16%) Electronics
16 48 (1.03%) Law
17 45 (0.97%) Italian Language
18 34 (0.73%) Spanish Language
19 31 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,834 (39.38%) Developer
2 490 (10.52%) Java Developer
3 466 (10.01%) Graduate
4 394 (8.46%) Analyst
5 323 (6.94%) C# Developer
6 312 (6.70%) Junior
7 298 (6.40%) Architect
8 283 (6.08%) Software Engineer
9 270 (5.80%) Consultant
10 267 (5.73%) Graduate Developer
11 266 (5.71%) Senior Developer
12 205 (4.40%) Junior Developer
13 195 (4.19%) .NET Developer
14 190 (4.08%) Software Developer
15 189 (4.06%) Data Scientist
16 171 (3.67%) Python Developer
17 113 (2.43%) Support Engineer
18 111 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
19 110 (2.36%) Applications Support
20 105 (2.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 628 (13.49%) .NET
2 608 (13.06%) HTML
3 523 (11.23%) CSS
4 492 (10.56%) AngularJS
5 404 (8.68%) React
6 391 (8.40%) Web Services
7 293 (6.29%) Spring
8 288 (6.18%) RESTful
9 256 (5.50%) HTML5
10 227 (4.87%) ASP.NET
11 219 (4.70%) Node.js
12 218 (4.68%) REST
13 216 (4.64%) jQuery
14 156 (3.35%) Kafka
15 155 (3.33%) Natural Language Processing
16 151 (3.24%) XML
17 144 (3.09%) Spring Boot
18 127 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web API
19 124 (2.66%) RabbitMQ
20 111 (2.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 817 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 540 (11.60%) Algorithms
3 403 (8.65%) Data Structures
4 334 (7.17%) Fintech
5 320 (6.87%) Hedge funds
6 287 (6.16%) User Experience
7 245 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
8 231 (4.96%) Fixed Income
9 230 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
10 227 (4.87%) Cyberthreat
11 218 (4.68%) Management Information System
12 176 (3.78%) Derivative
13 158 (3.39%) Equities
14 121 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 106 (2.28%) Mobile App
16 96 (2.06%) Virtual Team
17 92 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
18 69 (1.48%) Public Cloud
19 65 (1.40%) Data Centre
20 62 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 687 (14.75%) Linux
2 414 (8.89%) Windows
3 331 (7.11%) Unix
4 85 (1.83%) Android
5 80 (1.72%) Windows Server
6 67 (1.44%) Apple iOS
7 46 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (0.75%) Mac OS X
9 35 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (0.60%) Windows 7
11 20 (0.43%) CentOS
11 20 (0.43%) Windows 10
12 19 (0.41%) Ubuntu
13 14 (0.30%) Solaris
14 13 (0.28%) AIX
15 11 (0.24%) HPUX
16 8 (0.17%) Debian
17 7 (0.15%) CoreOS
17 7 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,432 (30.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1,252 (26.88%) Mathematics
3 1,065 (22.87%) Problem-Solving
4 956 (20.53%) Software Engineering
5 698 (14.99%) Analytics
6 550 (11.81%) Machine Learning
7 522 (11.21%) Physics
8 496 (10.65%) OO
9 443 (9.51%) Data Science
10 436 (9.36%) DevOps
10 436 (9.36%) Test Automation
11 427 (9.17%) Scrum
12 386 (8.29%) SDLC
13 366 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
14 352 (7.56%) Low Latency
15 348 (7.47%) TDD
16 336 (7.21%) Microservices
17 329 (7.06%) Artificial Intelligence
17 329 (7.06%) Open Source
18 325 (6.98%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1,633 (35.07%) Java
2 1,433 (30.77%) SQL
3 1,351 (29.01%) Python
4 1,061 (22.78%) C#
5 1,006 (21.60%) JavaScript
6 618 (13.27%) C++
7 273 (5.86%) Scala
8 272 (5.84%) C
9 231 (4.96%) R
10 218 (4.68%) Perl
11 208 (4.47%) PHP
12 192 (4.12%) Ruby
13 188 (4.04%) Java 8
14 187 (4.02%) Bash Shell
15 120 (2.58%) Go
16 119 (2.56%) PowerShell
16 119 (2.56%) Shell Script
17 117 (2.51%) T-SQL
18 84 (1.80%) Kotlin
19 78 (1.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3,477 (74.66%) Degree
2 1,952 (41.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 335 (7.19%) Master's Degree
4 323 (6.94%) PhD
5 131 (2.81%) Numerate Degree
6 89 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
7 87 (1.87%) CISSP
8 58 (1.25%) Security Cleared
9 54 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 53 (1.14%) MBA
11 51 (1.10%) CCNP
12 42 (0.90%) CISM
13 41 (0.88%) SC Cleared
14 38 (0.82%) CCNA
15 36 (0.77%) CCIE
15 36 (0.77%) MPhil
16 35 (0.75%) MCSE
17 30 (0.64%) GIAC
18 27 (0.58%) MCP
19 24 (0.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 345 (7.41%) QA
2 70 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 36 (0.77%) GDPR
5 34 (0.73%) SLA
6 21 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (0.43%) COBIT
7 20 (0.43%) PMO
8 16 (0.34%) SAS 70
9 15 (0.32%) PCI DSS
10 14 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 14 (0.30%) MiFID
11 7 (0.15%) GxP
12 6 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.11%) ISO 8583
14 4 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials
14 4 (0.086%) HIPAA
15 3 (0.064%) Basel II
15 3 (0.064%) FATCA
System Software
1 364 (7.82%) Docker
2 133 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 85 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.54%) iptables
6 24 (0.52%) HDFS
7 20 (0.43%) VirtualBox
8 14 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.28%) Apache Flume
9 13 (0.28%) vSphere
10 11 (0.24%) VMware NSX
11 9 (0.19%) Xen
12 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.086%) GPFS
13 4 (0.086%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.064%) Firmware
14 3 (0.064%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.064%) Snort
Systems Management
1 177 (3.80%) Kubernetes
2 158 (3.39%) Ansible
3 110 (2.36%) Puppet
4 108 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
5 84 (1.80%) Terraform
6 40 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
6 40 (0.86%) Salt
7 18 (0.39%) Grafana
7 18 (0.39%) Kibana
7 18 (0.39%) Nagios
8 16 (0.34%) SCCM
9 14 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
9 14 (0.30%) Packer
10 13 (0.28%) HP UCMDB
11 12 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
11 12 (0.26%) Consul
11 12 (0.26%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.21%) Graphite
12 10 (0.21%) HAProxy
12 10 (0.21%) Mesos
Vendors
1 502 (10.78%) Microsoft
2 387 (8.31%) Oracle
3 247 (5.30%) Google
4 126 (2.71%) Tableau
5 106 (2.28%) Cisco
5 106 (2.28%) VMware
6 98 (2.10%) IBM
6 98 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
7 80 (1.72%) Red Hat
8 79 (1.70%) SAP
9 69 (1.48%) Sybase
10 62 (1.33%) Splunk
11 56 (1.20%) Bloomberg
12 53 (1.14%) Tradeweb
13 50 (1.07%) Palo Alto
14 48 (1.03%) Reuters
15 45 (0.97%) MarketAxess
16 43 (0.92%) Nintex
17 42 (0.90%) Adobe
17 42 (0.90%) FXall