Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 30 28
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3,561 5,124 5,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.11% 7.19% 7.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.58% 7.76% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,725 3,894 3,923
London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 54,123 66,044 68,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.92% 92.70% 93.14%
Number of salaries quoted 43,958 52,950 54,235
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 -6 800 £70,000 +16.67% 278
West London -1 159 £55,000 +37.50% 103
South London +5 73 £40,000 - 27
East London -13 17 £41,500 -24.55% 55
North London -5 5 £42,495 -10.54% 7
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 2,652 (74.47%) Degree
2 1,436 (40.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,332 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
4 1,239 (34.79%) Finance
5 1,138 (31.96%) Java
6 1,032 (28.98%) SQL
7 983 (27.60%) Python
8 968 (27.18%) Mathematics
9 871 (24.46%) C#
10 866 (24.32%) JavaScript
11 763 (21.43%) Software Engineering
12 700 (19.66%) Problem-Solving
13 615 (17.27%) Amazon AWS
14 557 (15.64%) .NET
15 517 (14.52%) HTML
16 512 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
17 475 (13.34%) Linux
18 442 (12.41%) SQL Server
18 442 (12.41%) AngularJS
19 440 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
20 438 (12.30%) Microsoft
21 431 (12.10%) DevOps
22 417 (11.71%) Banking
23 408 (11.46%) OO
24 401 (11.26%) CSS
25 395 (11.09%) Fintech
26 389 (10.92%) Scrum
27 387 (10.87%) SDLC
28 377 (10.59%) C++
29 371 (10.42%) Physics

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
1 159 (4.47%) Apache Spark
2 146 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
3 84 (2.36%) Apache
4 57 (1.60%) Confluence
5 49 (1.38%) Tomcat
6 48 (1.35%) SharePoint
7 23 (0.65%) MS Exchange
8 22 (0.62%) WebSphere
9 21 (0.59%) Jupyter
9 21 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 21 (0.59%) SAS
10 19 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
11 17 (0.48%) IIS
12 16 (0.45%) CMS
12 16 (0.45%) nginx
13 14 (0.39%) Skype for Business
14 12 (0.34%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.28%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 9 (0.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 79 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 71 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.11%) GNU Octave
8 4 (0.11%) Notepad++
8 4 (0.11%) Zeplin
9 3 (0.084%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.056%) SPSS
10 2 (0.056%) UserZoom
11 1 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.028%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 39 (1.10%) thinkFolio
2 25 (0.70%) Temenos T24
3 14 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 13 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
5 10 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
5 10 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.25%) Eze OMS
7 6 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.14%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.14%) Shopify
8 5 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 5 (0.14%) WebTrends
9 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.084%) JDE OneWorld
10 3 (0.084%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.084%) R3 Corda
10 3 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.056%) PolarLake
11 2 (0.056%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 615 (17.27%) Amazon AWS
2 440 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 131 (3.68%) SaaS
4 129 (3.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 114 (3.20%) GitHub
6 108 (3.03%) Power Platform
7 88 (2.47%) Serverless
8 80 (2.25%) Office 365
9 77 (2.16%) PaaS
10 56 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 55 (1.54%) IaaS
12 52 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
13 50 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
14 45 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
15 43 (1.21%) Amazon S3
16 33 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
17 32 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 31 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 29 (0.81%) OpenShift
20 26 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 105 (2.95%) Firewall
2 80 (2.25%) HTTP
3 78 (2.19%) Internet
4 75 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 63 (1.77%) WAN
6 53 (1.49%) LAN
7 48 (1.35%) VPN
8 42 (1.18%) BGP
9 35 (0.98%) Network Security
10 30 (0.84%) FTP
11 26 (0.73%) VoIP
12 25 (0.70%) DHCP
12 25 (0.70%) DNS
12 25 (0.70%) SSH
13 21 (0.59%) SAN
13 21 (0.59%) SNMP
14 20 (0.56%) OSPF
14 20 (0.56%) Wireless
15 19 (0.53%) MPLS
16 17 (0.48%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 442 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 226 (6.35%) Big Data
3 171 (4.80%) NoSQL
4 157 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 150 (4.21%) MySQL
6 149 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
7 108 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 101 (2.84%) MongoDB
9 97 (2.72%) Power BI
10 92 (2.58%) Hadoop
11 91 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 86 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 84 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 64 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
15 56 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 53 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
17 52 (1.46%) Redis
18 44 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
19 41 (1.15%) Blockchain
20 35 (0.98%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 308 (8.65%) Git (software)
2 205 (5.76%) Jenkins
3 181 (5.08%) JIRA
4 92 (2.58%) Selenium
5 61 (1.71%) Visual Studio
6 55 (1.54%) Maven
6 55 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 46 (1.29%) Subversion
7 46 (1.29%) webpack
8 45 (1.26%) JUnit
9 41 (1.15%) Jasmine
10 40 (1.12%) Bitbucket
11 39 (1.10%) TeamCity
11 39 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
12 35 (0.98%) Eclipse
12 35 (0.98%) Mocha
13 29 (0.81%) NUnit
14 28 (0.79%) Protractor
15 27 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 26 (0.73%) Sinon.JS
General
1 1,239 (34.79%) Finance
2 417 (11.71%) Banking
3 246 (6.91%) Front Office
4 208 (5.84%) Games
5 171 (4.80%) Marketing
6 129 (3.62%) Advertising
7 128 (3.59%) Investment Banking
8 97 (2.72%) Retail
9 78 (2.19%) Financial Institution
10 69 (1.94%) German Language
11 66 (1.85%) Publishing
12 62 (1.74%) French Language
13 54 (1.52%) Telecoms
14 40 (1.12%) Electronics
15 36 (1.01%) Back Office
16 31 (0.87%) Spanish Language
17 29 (0.81%) Legal
18 27 (0.76%) Italian Language
19 23 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
20 19 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,498 (42.07%) Developer
2 323 (9.07%) Java Developer
3 289 (8.12%) Analyst
4 269 (7.55%) Graduate
5 255 (7.16%) Senior Developer
6 249 (6.99%) Software Engineer
7 239 (6.71%) C# Developer
8 220 (6.18%) .NET Developer
9 207 (5.81%) Architect
10 206 (5.78%) Junior
11 166 (4.66%) Graduate Developer
12 161 (4.52%) Software Developer
13 141 (3.96%) Consultant
14 140 (3.93%) Python Developer
15 138 (3.88%) Data Scientist
16 125 (3.51%) Junior Developer
17 121 (3.40%) Java Engineer
18 99 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
19 90 (2.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 84 (2.36%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 557 (15.64%) .NET
2 517 (14.52%) HTML
3 442 (12.41%) AngularJS
4 401 (11.26%) CSS
5 325 (9.13%) React
6 321 (9.01%) REST
7 262 (7.36%) Spring
8 255 (7.16%) Web Services
9 225 (6.32%) RESTful
10 210 (5.90%) ASP.NET
11 192 (5.39%) HTML5
12 147 (4.13%) .NET Framework
13 142 (3.99%) XML
14 138 (3.88%) Node.js
15 137 (3.85%) JSON
16 129 (3.62%) Kafka
17 127 (3.57%) jQuery
18 125 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
19 114 (3.20%) Redux
20 102 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 512 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
2 361 (10.14%) Algorithms
3 280 (7.86%) Data Structures
4 252 (7.08%) Hedge funds
5 251 (7.05%) User Experience
6 214 (6.01%) Greenfield Project
7 175 (4.91%) Fixed Income
8 157 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
9 136 (3.82%) Mobile App
10 132 (3.71%) Derivative
10 132 (3.71%) Management Information System
11 106 (2.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 84 (2.36%) Equities
13 79 (2.22%) Virtual Team
14 65 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
15 61 (1.71%) Public Cloud
16 59 (1.66%) Reinsurance
17 45 (1.26%) Data Centre
17 45 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
18 37 (1.04%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 475 (13.34%) Linux
2 287 (8.06%) Windows
3 133 (3.73%) Unix
4 131 (3.68%) Android
5 62 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 60 (1.68%) Windows Server
7 23 (0.65%) Windows 10
8 20 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 18 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (0.45%) CentOS
11 12 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (0.31%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.28%) Fedora
14 9 (0.25%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.22%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (0.22%) VMS
16 6 (0.17%) Debian
17 4 (0.11%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,332 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
2 968 (27.18%) Mathematics
3 763 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 700 (19.66%) Problem-Solving
5 431 (12.10%) DevOps
6 408 (11.46%) OO
7 395 (11.09%) Fintech
8 389 (10.92%) Scrum
9 387 (10.87%) SDLC
10 371 (10.42%) Physics
11 366 (10.28%) Analytics
12 362 (10.17%) Machine Learning
13 353 (9.91%) Test Automation
14 312 (8.76%) TDD
15 295 (8.28%) Microservices
16 278 (7.81%) Data Science
17 229 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
18 228 (6.40%) Mentoring
19 226 (6.35%) OOP
20 210 (5.90%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,138 (31.96%) Java
2 1,032 (28.98%) SQL
3 983 (27.60%) Python
4 871 (24.46%) C#
5 866 (24.32%) JavaScript
6 377 (10.59%) C++
7 169 (4.75%) Scala
8 161 (4.52%) R
9 158 (4.44%) C
10 137 (3.85%) Ruby
11 131 (3.68%) PowerShell
12 128 (3.59%) PHP
13 120 (3.37%) Java 8
13 120 (3.37%) T-SQL
14 112 (3.15%) Bash Shell
15 109 (3.06%) TypeScript
16 87 (2.44%) ES6
17 76 (2.13%) Shell Script
18 71 (1.99%) Kotlin
19 66 (1.85%) Go
Qualifications
1 2,652 (74.47%) Degree
2 1,436 (40.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 194 (5.45%) PhD
4 149 (4.18%) Master's Degree
5 121 (3.40%) Numerate Degree
6 84 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (1.24%) Security Cleared
8 42 (1.18%) CCNA
9 40 (1.12%) CCNP
10 38 (1.07%) CISSP
10 38 (1.07%) ISTQB
10 38 (1.07%) SANS
11 35 (0.98%) AWS Certification
12 33 (0.93%) PMI Certification
13 30 (0.84%) CCIE
13 30 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (0.81%) PMP
15 26 (0.73%) CEH
16 24 (0.67%) CISM
16 24 (0.67%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 317 (8.90%) QA
2 54 (1.52%) SLA
3 34 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.62%) GDPR
5 15 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.37%) MiFID
7 11 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
8 10 (0.28%) NIST
8 10 (0.28%) PMO
9 9 (0.25%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.17%) HL7
10 6 (0.17%) ISO 22301
10 6 (0.17%) ISO 9000
10 6 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
11 4 (0.11%) COBIT
11 4 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
11 4 (0.11%) NIST 800
12 3 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 315 (8.85%) Docker
2 87 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 83 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.59%) VirtualBox
6 15 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.39%) Firmware
8 8 (0.22%) GridGain
8 8 (0.22%) XenApp
9 6 (0.17%) KVM
9 6 (0.17%) Varnish
10 5 (0.14%) HDFS
10 5 (0.14%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.11%) vSphere
12 3 (0.084%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.084%) Xen
13 2 (0.056%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.056%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.028%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 208 (5.84%) Kubernetes
2 130 (3.65%) Ansible
2 130 (3.65%) Terraform
3 92 (2.58%) Puppet
4 69 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (0.79%) Packer
6 25 (0.70%) Nagios
7 17 (0.48%) Salt
7 17 (0.48%) SQL Sentry
8 12 (0.34%) Mesos
9 10 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (0.22%) Graphite
10 8 (0.22%) HP Fortify
11 7 (0.20%) Prometheus
12 6 (0.17%) EnCase
12 6 (0.17%) FTK
12 6 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.17%) SCCM
13 5 (0.14%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 438 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 291 (8.17%) Oracle
3 117 (3.29%) Google
4 101 (2.84%) VMware
5 99 (2.78%) Tableau
6 86 (2.42%) Cisco
7 81 (2.27%) SAP
8 54 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
9 45 (1.26%) Atlassian
10 44 (1.24%) Citrix
11 36 (1.01%) IBM
12 35 (0.98%) Bloomberg
12 35 (0.98%) Red Hat
13 34 (0.95%) ION Trading
14 30 (0.84%) Dell
14 30 (0.84%) EMC
14 30 (0.84%) Reuters
15 27 (0.76%) Eze Software Group
15 27 (0.76%) NetApp
16 26 (0.73%) FXall