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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 28 30
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2575 2731 2953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 7.02% 6.81% 6.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.80% 14.74% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1906 2381 2397
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17394 18529 20478
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.40% 46.23% 46.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13200 15748 16774
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 311 £60,000 +9.09% 82
West End of London +9 24 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Croydon +16 15 £55,000 +5.76% 4
Heathrow - 14 £57,500 -
Uxbridge +6 9 £70,000 +115.38% 1
Stanmore +3 9 £40,000 +17.64%
Surbiton +4 7 - - 1
Barnet - 6 £36,250 -
Paddington - 6 £55,000 -
Chiswick -6 5 £44,000 -34.81%
Hounslow - 5 £57,500 - 2
Brentford -6 4 £40,000 -38.46% 2
Westminster -6 4 £50,000 -6.97%
Kingston Upon Thames +8 3 £50,000 - 3
Feltham +1 2 £55,000 +15.78%
Mayfair -4 2 £61,250 -48.95%
Canary Wharf -8 2 £66,500 -1.48%
New Malden - 2 £39,000 -
Chessington +1 1 £22,500 -52.63% 1
Docklands, London 0 1 £75,000 -
Moorgate -1 1 £42,500 -32.00%
Wimbledon -2 1 - -
Hillingdon -3 1 - -
Greenford -4 1 £44,000 -11.55%
Bromley -6 1 - - 1
Ealing - 1 £65,000 -
Wembley - 1 £25,000 -
Coulsdon - 1 £45,000 -
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 3615 (74.98%) Degree
2 2006 (41.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 1644 (34.10%) Java
4 1616 (33.52%) Finance
5 1561 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
6 1494 (30.99%) SQL
7 1251 (25.95%) JavaScript
8 1086 (22.53%) Python
9 1037 (21.51%) C#
10 988 (20.49%) Linux
11 973 (20.18%) Mathematics
12 932 (19.33%) Software Engineering
13 803 (16.66%) SQL Server
14 795 (16.49%) HTML
15 732 (15.18%) C++
16 729 (15.12%) CSS
17 706 (14.64%) .NET
18 689 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
19 651 (13.50%) Windows
20 607 (12.59%) Microsoft
21 603 (12.51%) OO
22 598 (12.40%) Analytics
23 585 (12.13%) AngularJS
24 582 (12.07%) TDD
25 564 (11.70%) Scrum
26 562 (11.66%) Git (software)
27 553 (11.47%) Oracle
28 552 (11.45%) Banking
29 487 (10.10%) Algorithms
30 449 (9.31%) Amazon AWS

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
1 210 (4.36%) Apache
2 187 (3.88%) Apache Spark
3 134 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 115 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
5 67 (1.39%) OpenStack
6 66 (1.37%) CMS
7 63 (1.31%) JBoss
8 59 (1.22%) Confluence
9 57 (1.18%) SharePoint
10 54 (1.12%) MS Exchange
11 52 (1.08%) IIS
11 52 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 52 (1.08%) SAS
12 45 (0.93%) nginx
12 45 (0.93%) WebLogic
13 34 (0.71%) Apache Solr
14 26 (0.54%) Drupal
15 21 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
15 21 (0.44%) WordPress
16 20 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 144 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 94 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 16 (0.33%) SPSS
7 11 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
10 6 (0.12%) Camtasia
11 4 (0.083%) GIMP
12 3 (0.062%) Autodesk Inventor
12 3 (0.062%) Siemens NX
12 3 (0.062%) Solid Edge
13 2 (0.041%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.041%) InVision
14 1 (0.021%) Gephi
14 1 (0.021%) Revit
14 1 (0.021%) Stata
14 1 (0.021%) Weka
Business Applications
1 21 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
2 14 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 10 (0.21%) Magento
5 7 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.15%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.10%) HFM
6 5 (0.10%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.10%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.083%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.083%) Unica
8 3 (0.062%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.062%) Loan IQ
8 3 (0.062%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.062%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.062%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.062%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 449 (9.31%) Amazon AWS
2 243 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 243 (5.04%) SaaS
3 145 (3.01%) GitHub
4 77 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
4 77 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 46 (0.95%) Office 365
6 42 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
7 36 (0.75%) Azure Machine Learning
8 34 (0.71%) Amazon S3
9 32 (0.66%) Google Play
9 32 (0.66%) PaaS
10 31 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
10 31 (0.64%) IaaS
11 27 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
12 21 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 21 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 17 (0.35%) Google Analytics
14 16 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
15 14 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 207 (4.29%) Firewall
2 139 (2.88%) TCP/IP
3 101 (2.10%) DNS
4 100 (2.07%) Internet
5 97 (2.01%) HTTP
6 68 (1.41%) VPN
7 66 (1.37%) SAN
8 63 (1.31%) Network Security
9 52 (1.08%) WAN
10 46 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
11 42 (0.87%) Ethernet
11 42 (0.87%) LAN
12 41 (0.85%) VoIP
13 39 (0.81%) BGP
14 37 (0.77%) OSPF
15 36 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
15 36 (0.75%) Wireless
16 34 (0.71%) DHCP
16 34 (0.71%) MPLS
17 33 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 803 (16.66%) SQL Server
2 421 (8.73%) MySQL
3 389 (8.07%) Big Data
4 361 (7.49%) NoSQL
5 312 (6.47%) Relational Database
6 257 (5.33%) MongoDB
7 247 (5.12%) Hadoop
8 186 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
9 145 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
10 112 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 109 (2.26%) RDBMS
12 100 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 99 (2.05%) Oracle Database
14 91 (1.89%) Data Mining
15 88 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 85 (1.76%) Redis
17 77 (1.60%) Blockchain
18 73 (1.51%) Apache Hive
19 72 (1.49%) QlikView
20 71 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 562 (11.66%) Git (software)
2 293 (6.08%) Jenkins
3 247 (5.12%) JIRA
4 202 (4.19%) Subversion
5 150 (3.11%) Selenium
6 145 (3.01%) TeamCity
7 141 (2.92%) JUnit
8 121 (2.51%) Maven
9 102 (2.12%) Visual Studio
10 89 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 80 (1.66%) Mercurial
12 74 (1.53%) Cucumber
13 66 (1.37%) webpack
14 65 (1.35%) gulp
15 59 (1.22%) Bitbucket
16 55 (1.14%) Mockito
17 51 (1.06%) Hudson
17 51 (1.06%) NUnit
18 50 (1.04%) Ant
18 50 (1.04%) Eclipse
General
1 1616 (33.52%) Finance
2 552 (11.45%) Banking
3 254 (5.27%) Marketing
4 246 (5.10%) Games
5 226 (4.69%) Telecoms
6 220 (4.56%) Retail
7 213 (4.42%) Investment Banking
8 163 (3.38%) Front Office
9 119 (2.47%) Financial Institution
10 112 (2.32%) Advertising
11 79 (1.64%) Publishing
12 75 (1.56%) Retail Banking
13 65 (1.35%) Electronics
14 61 (1.27%) Back Office
15 42 (0.87%) Legal
16 41 (0.85%) Manufacturing
17 39 (0.81%) Automotive
18 34 (0.71%) Aerospace
19 29 (0.60%) Law
20 27 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2265 (46.98%) Developer
2 569 (11.80%) Java Developer
3 385 (7.99%) C# Developer
4 380 (7.88%) Analyst
5 364 (7.55%) Senior Developer
6 337 (6.99%) Graduate
7 304 (6.31%) Junior
8 282 (5.85%) Software Engineer
9 235 (4.87%) Consultant
10 224 (4.65%) Software Developer
11 221 (4.58%) Architect
12 218 (4.52%) .NET Developer
13 211 (4.38%) Junior Developer
14 192 (3.98%) JavaScript Developer
15 171 (3.55%) Data Scientist
16 163 (3.38%) C++ Developer
17 156 (3.24%) Full Stack Developer
18 149 (3.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 138 (2.86%) Graduate Developer
20 133 (2.76%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 795 (16.49%) HTML
2 729 (15.12%) CSS
3 706 (14.64%) .NET
4 585 (12.13%) AngularJS
5 404 (8.38%) Web Services
6 322 (6.68%) XML
7 318 (6.60%) jQuery
8 317 (6.58%) HTML5
9 306 (6.35%) Spring
10 304 (6.31%) React
11 261 (5.41%) ASP.NET
12 260 (5.39%) Node.js
13 234 (4.85%) REST
14 218 (4.52%) WPF
15 204 (4.23%) Hibernate
16 202 (4.19%) RESTful
17 196 (4.07%) CSS3
18 189 (3.92%) WCF
19 157 (3.26%) .NET Framework
20 143 (2.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 689 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 487 (10.10%) Algorithms
3 399 (8.28%) Management Information System
4 332 (6.89%) User Experience
5 310 (6.43%) Fintech
6 300 (6.22%) Hedge funds
7 250 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
8 225 (4.67%) Data Structures
9 130 (2.70%) Mobile App
10 126 (2.61%) Data Centre
11 113 (2.34%) Derivative
12 98 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 97 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
14 89 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
15 74 (1.53%) Client/Server
16 71 (1.47%) Equities
17 68 (1.41%) Credit Risk
17 68 (1.41%) Fixed Income
18 62 (1.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 57 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 988 (20.49%) Linux
2 651 (13.50%) Windows
3 358 (7.43%) Unix
4 223 (4.63%) Android
5 188 (3.90%) Apple iOS
6 123 (2.55%) Windows Server
7 79 (1.64%) CentOS
8 62 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 55 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 53 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 47 (0.97%) Windows 7
12 32 (0.66%) Windows 10
13 31 (0.64%) Ubuntu
14 30 (0.62%) Solaris
15 29 (0.60%) Mac OS
16 20 (0.41%) Debian
17 15 (0.31%) Mac OS X
18 14 (0.29%) VMS
19 13 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
20 12 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1561 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
2 973 (20.18%) Mathematics
3 932 (19.33%) Software Engineering
4 603 (12.51%) OO
5 598 (12.40%) Analytics
6 582 (12.07%) TDD
7 564 (11.70%) Scrum
8 441 (9.15%) DevOps
9 413 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
10 408 (8.46%) Physics
11 405 (8.40%) Test Automation
12 388 (8.05%) SDLC
13 367 (7.61%) Machine Learning
13 367 (7.61%) OOP
14 331 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
15 303 (6.29%) MVC
16 292 (6.06%) Mentoring
17 287 (5.95%) Web Development
18 285 (5.91%) Front End Development
19 281 (5.83%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1644 (34.10%) Java
2 1494 (30.99%) SQL
3 1251 (25.95%) JavaScript
4 1086 (22.53%) Python
5 1037 (21.51%) C#
6 732 (15.18%) C++
7 319 (6.62%) PHP
8 256 (5.31%) R
9 220 (4.56%) C
10 217 (4.50%) Scala
11 214 (4.44%) Ruby
12 173 (3.59%) Perl
13 135 (2.80%) Bash Shell
14 129 (2.68%) T-SQL
15 118 (2.45%) PowerShell
16 112 (2.32%) Shell Script
17 93 (1.93%) VBA
18 83 (1.72%) Groovy
19 80 (1.66%) VB
20 74 (1.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3615 (74.98%) Degree
2 2006 (41.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 332 (6.89%) PhD
4 188 (3.90%) Numerate Degree
5 164 (3.40%) Master's Degree
6 121 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
7 102 (2.12%) CISSP
8 87 (1.80%) CISM
8 87 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 61 (1.27%) CCNP
10 53 (1.10%) CCNA
11 47 (0.97%) CISA
11 47 (0.97%) ISTQB
12 41 (0.85%) CCIE
12 41 (0.85%) Postgraduate
13 36 (0.75%) ISEB
14 33 (0.68%) MCSE
15 32 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 28 (0.58%) PMI Certification
17 26 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 449 (9.31%) QA
2 57 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 49 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 48 (1.00%) SLA
6 22 (0.46%) MiFID
7 21 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 15 (0.31%) COBIT
9 15 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
10 14 (0.29%) GDPR
11 10 (0.21%) PMO
12 9 (0.19%) GCP
13 6 (0.12%) SSAE 16
14 5 (0.10%) NIST 800
15 4 (0.083%) FATCA
15 4 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 3 (0.062%) COSO
17 2 (0.041%) HIPAA
17 2 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 180 (3.73%) Docker
2 134 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 116 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
5 28 (0.58%) Hyper-V
6 27 (0.56%) HDFS
7 20 (0.41%) Varnish
7 20 (0.41%) XenApp
8 18 (0.37%) XenDesktop
9 15 (0.31%) iptables
10 13 (0.27%) Apache Flume
11 12 (0.25%) Firmware
11 12 (0.25%) vSphere
12 11 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 10 (0.21%) Terminal Services
14 9 (0.19%) Xen
15 8 (0.17%) KVM
16 5 (0.10%) etcd
16 5 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
16 5 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 158 (3.28%) Ansible
2 127 (2.63%) Puppet
3 106 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
4 54 (1.12%) Kubernetes
5 41 (0.85%) logstash
6 38 (0.79%) Backup Exec
6 38 (0.79%) Terraform
7 35 (0.73%) Kibana
7 35 (0.73%) Opsview
8 34 (0.71%) SCCM
9 24 (0.50%) Nagios
10 19 (0.39%) Nessus
10 19 (0.39%) ZABBIX
11 18 (0.37%) Nmap
12 14 (0.29%) Cacti
12 14 (0.29%) OpenView
12 14 (0.29%) Salt
12 14 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
13 12 (0.25%) Graphite
13 12 (0.25%) SELinux
Vendors
1 607 (12.59%) Microsoft
2 553 (11.47%) Oracle
3 211 (4.38%) Google
4 148 (3.07%) VMware
5 146 (3.03%) Cisco
6 134 (2.78%) Tableau
7 103 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
8 96 (1.99%) Red Hat
9 86 (1.78%) SAP
10 76 (1.58%) Sybase
11 63 (1.31%) HP
12 48 (1.00%) Splunk
13 47 (0.97%) Citrix
14 45 (0.93%) Cognizant
14 45 (0.93%) Jaspersoft
15 40 (0.83%) NetApp
16 38 (0.79%) Cadence
16 38 (0.79%) IBM
17 35 (0.73%) TIBCO
18 32 (0.66%) Perforce
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