Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > London
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 35 30
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1,250 3,580 4,565
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 5.58% 6.56% 6.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.97% 7.03% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,215 2,786 3,682
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £110,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 20,941 50,903 61,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.46% 93.32% 92.62%
Number of salaries quoted 17,593 41,006 50,303
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 2020. 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 -16 255 £65,000 -7.14% 179
West London +8 25 £62,500 -3.85% 39
South London +25 21 £90,000 +111.76% 6
East London +32 7 £75,000 -9.09% 33
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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.

1 904 (72.32%) Degree
2 535 (42.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 513 (41.04%) Python
4 466 (37.28%) Finance
5 426 (34.08%) SQL
6 399 (31.92%) Java
7 289 (23.12%) Software Engineering
8 288 (23.04%) Mathematics
9 278 (22.24%) Agile Software Development
10 260 (20.80%) AWS
11 247 (19.76%) C#
12 240 (19.20%) JavaScript
13 201 (16.08%) DevOps
14 196 (15.68%) Azure
15 186 (14.88%) Git (software)
16 179 (14.32%) Problem-Solving
17 165 (13.20%) Linux
18 164 (13.12%) Analytics
19 163 (13.04%) Algorithms
20 162 (12.96%) Fintech
21 159 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
22 158 (12.64%) Microservices
23 154 (12.32%) Machine Learning
24 150 (12.00%) NoSQL
24 150 (12.00%) C++
25 149 (11.92%) Kubernetes
26 148 (11.84%) React
27 146 (11.68%) .NET
27 146 (11.68%) SQL Server
28 144 (11.52%) Microsoft

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 69 (5.52%) Apache Spark
2 26 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 22 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (1.60%) SAS
5 14 (1.12%) Confluence
6 13 (1.04%) Apache
6 13 (1.04%) Tornado
7 12 (0.96%) Skype for Business
8 10 (0.80%) MS Exchange
9 9 (0.72%) IIS
10 6 (0.48%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.32%) CMS
11 4 (0.32%) nginx
12 3 (0.24%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.16%) Hyperledger
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Fuse
13 2 (0.16%) TPMS
14 1 (0.080%) Ethereum
14 1 (0.080%) uWSGI
Applications
1 54 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.96%) Figma
3 12 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.32%) Maya
4 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.16%) SPSS
6 2 (0.16%) SPSS Modeler
7 1 (0.080%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.080%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.080%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.080%) Sketch
7 1 (0.080%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 10 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.64%) SAP SD
3 7 (0.56%) Shopify
4 5 (0.40%) Endur
5 4 (0.32%) MoSes
6 3 (0.24%) Findur
7 2 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.16%) Misys Opics
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.16%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.16%) SystmOne
8 1 (0.080%) Concordance
8 1 (0.080%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.080%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.080%) Relativity
8 1 (0.080%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 260 (20.80%) AWS
2 196 (15.68%) Azure
3 98 (7.84%) GCP
4 68 (5.44%) SaaS
5 60 (4.80%) Power Platform
6 32 (2.56%) GitHub
7 27 (2.16%) Office 365
7 27 (2.16%) PaaS
7 27 (2.16%) Serverless
8 16 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (1.20%) IaaS
10 14 (1.12%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
13 9 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (0.64%) npm
15 7 (0.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.92%) Firewall
2 21 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (1.60%) VPN
4 15 (1.20%) Network Security
5 14 (1.12%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.04%) Skype
7 12 (0.96%) LAN
7 12 (0.96%) WAN
8 11 (0.88%) HTTP
9 10 (0.80%) DNS
9 10 (0.80%) Internet
10 9 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (0.72%) NetScaler
11 8 (0.64%) SAN
12 6 (0.48%) 5G
12 6 (0.48%) NAS
12 6 (0.48%) PBX
13 5 (0.40%) SNMP
14 4 (0.32%) WebEx
15 3 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 146 (11.68%) SQL Server
3 99 (7.92%) Big Data
4 80 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
5 78 (6.24%) Hadoop
6 75 (6.00%) Relational Database
7 54 (4.32%) MongoDB
8 48 (3.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 47 (3.76%) Tableau
10 44 (3.52%) Power BI
11 35 (2.80%) Data Lake
12 32 (2.56%) Data Mining
12 32 (2.56%) MySQL
13 31 (2.48%) Redis
14 26 (2.08%) Apache Hive
14 26 (2.08%) RDBMS
15 25 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
16 16 (1.28%) KDB
17 15 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 186 (14.88%) Git (software)
2 92 (7.36%) Jenkins
3 41 (3.28%) JIRA
4 29 (2.32%) Maven
4 29 (2.32%) Selenium
5 19 (1.52%) Cucumber
6 18 (1.44%) TeamCity
7 17 (1.36%) JUnit
8 16 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (1.28%) Subversion
9 13 (1.04%) Mocha
10 11 (0.88%) webpack
11 10 (0.80%) GitLab
12 9 (0.72%) Bitbucket
12 9 (0.72%) CircleCI
12 9 (0.72%) RSpec
13 8 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (0.48%) JBehave
14 6 (0.48%) NUnit
14 6 (0.48%) SonarQube
General
1 466 (37.28%) Finance
2 115 (9.20%) Front Office
3 101 (8.08%) Banking
4 50 (4.00%) Games
4 50 (4.00%) Retail
5 44 (3.52%) Marketing
6 40 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.92%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.76%) Back Office
9 20 (1.60%) Advertising
10 18 (1.44%) Electronics
11 15 (1.20%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.04%) Public Sector
13 10 (0.80%) German Language
14 9 (0.72%) Billing
14 9 (0.72%) French Language
15 8 (0.64%) Publishing
16 7 (0.56%) Legal
17 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 469 (37.52%) Developer
2 123 (9.84%) Software Engineer
3 104 (8.32%) Analyst
4 101 (8.08%) Senior Developer
5 89 (7.12%) Java Developer
6 85 (6.80%) Junior
7 71 (5.68%) Graduate
7 71 (5.68%) Python Developer
8 63 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
9 62 (4.96%) C# Developer
10 59 (4.72%) Software Developer
11 55 (4.40%) Architect
12 54 (4.32%) Data Scientist
13 51 (4.08%) Java Engineer
14 50 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
15 48 (3.84%) Junior Developer
16 46 (3.68%) Data Engineer
17 45 (3.60%) Consultant
17 45 (3.60%) Python Engineer
18 39 (3.12%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (11.84%) React
2 146 (11.68%) .NET
3 136 (10.88%) CSS
4 133 (10.64%) HTML
5 122 (9.76%) Node.js
6 99 (7.92%) AngularJS
7 87 (6.96%) Spring
8 58 (4.64%) Kafka
8 58 (4.64%) Pandas
9 55 (4.40%) REST
10 54 (4.32%) HTML5
10 54 (4.32%) NumPy
11 53 (4.24%) Web Services
12 51 (4.08%) Spring Boot
13 50 (4.00%) RESTful
14 47 (3.76%) XML
15 46 (3.68%) Natural Language Processing
15 46 (3.68%) Vue.js
16 43 (3.44%) .NET Core
17 41 (3.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 163 (13.04%) Algorithms
2 159 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
3 132 (10.56%) Hedge funds
4 102 (8.16%) Data Structures
5 96 (7.68%) Greenfield Project
6 66 (5.28%) Management Information System
7 52 (4.16%) User Experience
8 51 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 42 (3.36%) Cloud Native
9 42 (3.36%) Mobile App
10 39 (3.12%) Fixed Income
11 33 (2.64%) Derivative
11 33 (2.64%) Equities
12 28 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
13 26 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
14 16 (1.28%) Video\Live Streaming
15 15 (1.20%) Media Streaming
15 15 (1.20%) Public Cloud
16 14 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
17 13 (1.04%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 165 (13.20%) Linux
2 58 (4.64%) Windows
3 46 (3.68%) Unix
4 34 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 31 (2.48%) Android
6 13 (1.04%) Windows 10
7 12 (0.96%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (0.96%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (0.72%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.48%) CentOS
10 6 (0.48%) VMS
11 5 (0.40%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.080%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.080%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.080%) MVS
12 1 (0.080%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (23.12%) Software Engineering
2 288 (23.04%) Mathematics
3 278 (22.24%) Agile Software Development
4 201 (16.08%) DevOps
5 179 (14.32%) Problem-Solving
6 164 (13.12%) Analytics
7 162 (12.96%) Fintech
8 158 (12.64%) Microservices
9 154 (12.32%) Machine Learning
10 136 (10.88%) Physics
11 128 (10.24%) Data Science
12 127 (10.16%) OO
13 103 (8.24%) Statistics
14 94 (7.52%) Artificial Intelligence
14 94 (7.52%) TDD
15 93 (7.44%) Open Source
16 92 (7.36%) Test Automation
17 88 (7.04%) SDLC
18 87 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
19 86 (6.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 513 (41.04%) Python
2 426 (34.08%) SQL
3 399 (31.92%) Java
4 247 (19.76%) C#
5 240 (19.20%) JavaScript
6 150 (12.00%) C++
7 75 (6.00%) R
8 59 (4.72%) TypeScript
9 54 (4.32%) C
10 50 (4.00%) Scala
11 46 (3.68%) Java 8
11 46 (3.68%) PowerShell
12 41 (3.28%) Ruby
13 35 (2.80%) Bash Shell
13 35 (2.80%) Kotlin
14 32 (2.56%) Go
15 30 (2.40%) Shell Script
16 26 (2.08%) Perl
17 24 (1.92%) PHP
18 21 (1.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 904 (72.32%) Degree
2 535 (42.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 119 (9.52%) Master's Degree
4 55 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (4.16%) PhD
6 40 (3.20%) CISSP
7 35 (2.80%) CISA
8 34 (2.72%) CCNA
9 32 (2.56%) CISM
10 31 (2.48%) Numerate Degree
11 20 (1.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 20 (1.60%) CCSP
12 11 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.88%) Security Cleared
13 9 (0.72%) AWS Certification
14 8 (0.64%) CEH
14 8 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.64%) SC Cleared
15 7 (0.56%) PMI Certification
16 6 (0.48%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.76%) QA
2 27 (2.16%) GDPR
3 26 (2.08%) SLA
4 19 (1.52%) NIST
5 16 (1.28%) Data Quality
6 14 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (0.80%) Solvency II
8 9 (0.72%) MiFID
8 9 (0.72%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.24%) DICOM
10 3 (0.24%) EMIR
10 3 (0.24%) PMO
10 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.080%) COBIT
11 1 (0.080%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.080%) HL7
11 1 (0.080%) ITGC
11 1 (0.080%) NCSC
11 1 (0.080%) UCITS
System Software
1 143 (11.44%) Docker
2 25 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.72%) HDFS
5 6 (0.48%) RHEV
6 3 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.080%) LXC
7 1 (0.080%) NFS
7 1 (0.080%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.080%) vSphere
7 1 (0.080%) XenApp
7 1 (0.080%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 149 (11.92%) Kubernetes
2 64 (5.12%) Terraform
3 54 (4.32%) Ansible
4 33 (2.64%) Puppet
5 21 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.20%) Prometheus
7 11 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (0.56%) Grafana
9 7 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (0.48%) CSIRT
11 5 (0.40%) Istio
11 5 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.32%) QRadar
13 3 (0.24%) SCCM
13 3 (0.24%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.24%) Zipkin
14 2 (0.16%) Kibana
14 2 (0.16%) SCOM
14 2 (0.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 144 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 63 (5.04%) Google
3 50 (4.00%) Oracle
4 37 (2.96%) Databricks
5 36 (2.88%) SAP
6 23 (1.84%) Cisco
7 22 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (1.60%) Talend
9 15 (1.20%) VMware
10 13 (1.04%) CheckPoint
11 11 (0.88%) HP
12 9 (0.72%) ServiceNow
12 9 (0.72%) TIBCO
13 8 (0.64%) Cloudera
13 8 (0.64%) Juniper
13 8 (0.64%) MobileIron
13 8 (0.64%) New Relic
13 8 (0.64%) Nokia
13 8 (0.64%) SolarWinds
13 8 (0.64%) Sophos