Period
to 23 July 2021

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 23 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > London
6 months to
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 44 37 39
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3,050 1,894 3,492
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 6.78% 6.38% 6.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 6.81% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,604 1,463 2,672
10th Percentile £38,225 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £116,750 £117,500 £105,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 42,711 27,810 53,748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 94.98% 93.71% 93.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28,441 22,786 44,156
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,812 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.23% +4.33% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 23 July 2021.

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 July 2021. 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 -8 363 £70,000 - 180
South London +28 61 £52,500 +23.55% 15
West London -22 59 £72,500 +81.25% 69
East London +1 10 £67,500 +42.11% 53
North London +10 1 £25,000 -50.00% 3
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2021, 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 2,157 (70.72%) Degree
2 1,350 (44.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,044 (34.23%) Python
4 989 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
5 972 (31.87%) JavaScript
6 963 (31.57%) Finance
7 948 (31.08%) Software Engineering
8 852 (27.93%) SQL
9 794 (26.03%) Java
10 775 (25.41%) Social Skills
11 711 (23.31%) AWS
12 663 (21.74%) React
13 642 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
14 538 (17.64%) Docker
15 526 (17.25%) DevOps
16 521 (17.08%) C#
17 482 (15.80%) Mathematics
18 480 (15.74%) Azure
19 443 (14.52%) Kubernetes
20 433 (14.20%) TypeScript
21 432 (14.16%) Analytics
22 431 (14.13%) CSS
23 428 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
24 421 (13.80%) Node.js
25 417 (13.67%) .NET
26 409 (13.41%) User Experience
27 386 (12.66%) AngularJS
28 385 (12.62%) HTML
29 369 (12.10%) Microservices
30 366 (12.00%) Git (software)

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
1 108 (3.54%) Apache Spark
1 108 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
2 72 (2.36%) SharePoint
3 61 (2.00%) IIS
4 60 (1.97%) CMS
5 56 (1.84%) Confluence
6 44 (1.44%) nginx
7 43 (1.41%) Apache
8 42 (1.38%) Tomcat
9 37 (1.21%) SAS
10 31 (1.02%) Apache Airflow
11 18 (0.59%) Jupyter
12 17 (0.56%) Tornado
13 12 (0.39%) ejabberd
13 12 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
14 10 (0.33%) Documentum
14 10 (0.33%) MediaWiki
14 10 (0.33%) WordPress
15 9 (0.30%) MTS
Applications
1 69 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 19 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (0.56%) GIMP
6 11 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.33%) Figma
7 10 (0.33%) InVision
7 10 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (0.20%) Revit
9 5 (0.16%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.16%) SPSS
10 4 (0.13%) Windchill
11 3 (0.098%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.066%) Microsoft Project
12 2 (0.066%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.066%) UXPin
13 1 (0.033%) Sketch
13 1 (0.033%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 40 (1.31%) Distributed Ledger
2 38 (1.25%) R3 Corda
3 34 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.43%) SAP ERP
5 12 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.36%) Shopify
7 10 (0.33%) Primavera
7 10 (0.33%) Summit
7 10 (0.33%) TrackWise
8 5 (0.16%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.13%) HFM
9 4 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 4 (0.13%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.066%) BambooHR
10 2 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.033%) Cloudability
11 1 (0.033%) Magento
11 1 (0.033%) Salerio
11 1 (0.033%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 711 (23.31%) AWS
2 480 (15.74%) Azure
3 296 (9.70%) GCP
4 262 (8.59%) SaaS
5 221 (7.25%) GitHub
6 169 (5.54%) Serverless
7 136 (4.46%) PaaS
8 91 (2.98%) Power Platform
9 81 (2.66%) Amazon S3
10 79 (2.59%) npm
11 72 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
12 65 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
13 64 (2.10%) IaaS
14 51 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
15 45 (1.48%) Heroku
16 44 (1.44%) AWS Fargate
17 40 (1.31%) Amazon ECS
17 40 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
18 34 (1.11%) Azure Functions
18 34 (1.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 52 (1.70%) Internet
2 50 (1.64%) HTTP
3 47 (1.54%) Firewall
4 39 (1.28%) VPN
5 28 (0.92%) SSL
6 27 (0.89%) DNS
6 27 (0.89%) VoIP
7 24 (0.79%) TCP/IP
8 22 (0.72%) LAN
9 21 (0.69%) 5G
9 21 (0.69%) Asterisk PBX
10 18 (0.59%) DHCP
10 18 (0.59%) Network Security
10 18 (0.59%) Unified Communications
11 16 (0.52%) BGP
12 14 (0.46%) SAN
12 14 (0.46%) SNMP
13 13 (0.43%) 4G
13 13 (0.43%) WebEx
14 12 (0.39%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (11.34%) NoSQL
2 301 (9.87%) SQL Server
3 261 (8.56%) Relational Database
4 258 (8.46%) MongoDB
5 255 (8.36%) PostgreSQL
6 238 (7.80%) Big Data
7 118 (3.87%) MySQL
8 94 (3.08%) Data Mining
9 91 (2.98%) Blockchain
10 87 (2.85%) Tableau
11 85 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
12 82 (2.69%) Power BI
12 82 (2.69%) Redis
13 76 (2.49%) RDBMS
14 74 (2.43%) Hadoop
15 67 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 58 (1.90%) Oracle Database
17 54 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 49 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
19 46 (1.51%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 366 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 183 (6.00%) JIRA
3 175 (5.74%) Jenkins
4 100 (3.28%) webpack
5 88 (2.89%) Maven
6 74 (2.43%) GitLab
7 66 (2.16%) CircleCI
7 66 (2.16%) JUnit
8 56 (1.84%) Selenium
9 48 (1.57%) Gradle
10 46 (1.51%) Cypress.io
10 46 (1.51%) git-flow
10 46 (1.51%) Visual Studio
11 40 (1.31%) Mockito
12 39 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 38 (1.25%) Postman
14 35 (1.15%) Cucumber
15 32 (1.05%) Bitbucket
15 32 (1.05%) Mocha
16 28 (0.92%) TeamCity
General
1 963 (31.57%) Finance
2 775 (25.41%) Social Skills
3 428 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
4 300 (9.84%) Games
5 243 (7.97%) Marketing
6 206 (6.75%) Banking
7 146 (4.79%) Manufacturing
8 135 (4.43%) Retail
9 134 (4.39%) Telecoms
10 114 (3.74%) Public Sector
11 112 (3.67%) Electronics
12 97 (3.18%) Presentation Skills
13 61 (2.00%) Investment Banking
14 58 (1.90%) Front Office
15 56 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
16 54 (1.77%) Organisational Skills
17 52 (1.70%) Law
18 50 (1.64%) Legal
19 46 (1.51%) Advertising
20 40 (1.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,078 (35.34%) Developer
2 502 (16.46%) Software Engineer
3 227 (7.44%) Senior Developer
4 192 (6.30%) Architect
5 184 (6.03%) Senior Software Engineer
6 168 (5.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 152 (4.98%) Analyst
8 145 (4.75%) Full Stack Developer
9 130 (4.26%) .NET Developer
10 118 (3.87%) Java Developer
11 102 (3.34%) Backend Developer
12 95 (3.11%) Software Developer
13 91 (2.98%) Java Engineer
14 88 (2.89%) Junior
14 88 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
15 85 (2.79%) C# Developer
16 84 (2.75%) Data Scientist
16 84 (2.75%) React Developer
17 76 (2.49%) Data Engineer
18 69 (2.26%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 663 (21.74%) React
2 431 (14.13%) CSS
3 421 (13.80%) Node.js
4 417 (13.67%) .NET
5 386 (12.66%) AngularJS
6 385 (12.62%) HTML
7 354 (11.61%) REST
8 271 (8.89%) Web Services
9 263 (8.62%) RESTful
10 193 (6.33%) Kafka
11 183 (6.00%) HTML5
12 168 (5.51%) Spring
13 153 (5.02%) Vue.js
14 152 (4.98%) .NET Core
15 134 (4.39%) ASP.NET
16 130 (4.26%) Redux
17 119 (3.90%) CSS3
18 109 (3.57%) GraphQL
19 102 (3.34%) jQuery
20 101 (3.31%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 409 (13.41%) User Experience
2 355 (11.64%) Algorithms
3 214 (7.02%) Data Structures
4 146 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
5 122 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 119 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
7 116 (3.80%) Mobile App
8 112 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
9 109 (3.57%) Blog
10 106 (3.48%) Cloud Native
11 91 (2.98%) Public Cloud
12 74 (2.43%) Data Centre
13 64 (2.10%) Client/Server
14 61 (2.00%) Virtual Team
15 56 (1.84%) Hedge funds
16 54 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 43 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
18 41 (1.34%) Robotics
19 40 (1.31%) Life Science
20 39 (1.28%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 347 (11.38%) Linux
2 175 (5.74%) Windows
3 122 (4.00%) Android
4 93 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 69 (2.26%) Unix
6 21 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (0.56%) CentOS
8 14 (0.46%) Windows 10
8 14 (0.46%) Windows Server 2016
9 13 (0.43%) Debian
10 12 (0.39%) Windows Server
11 11 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.23%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.16%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.13%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.066%) AIX
16 2 (0.066%) Windows Server 2019
16 2 (0.066%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 989 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 948 (31.08%) Software Engineering
3 642 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
4 526 (17.25%) DevOps
5 482 (15.80%) Mathematics
6 432 (14.16%) Analytics
7 369 (12.10%) Microservices
8 346 (11.34%) Fintech
9 337 (11.05%) Artificial Intelligence
10 299 (9.80%) Open Source
11 295 (9.67%) Machine Learning
12 289 (9.48%) Test Automation
13 280 (9.18%) Scrum
14 279 (9.15%) OO
15 278 (9.11%) Data Science
16 277 (9.08%) TDD
17 274 (8.98%) Front End Development
18 251 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
19 218 (7.15%) Workflow
20 214 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,044 (34.23%) Python
2 972 (31.87%) JavaScript
3 852 (27.93%) SQL
4 794 (26.03%) Java
5 521 (17.08%) C#
6 433 (14.20%) TypeScript
7 317 (10.39%) C++
8 281 (9.21%) Go
9 161 (5.28%) Scala
10 158 (5.18%) C
11 111 (3.64%) PHP
12 106 (3.48%) Kotlin
13 105 (3.44%) ES6
14 97 (3.18%) Java 8
15 89 (2.92%) PowerShell
16 86 (2.82%) Bash Shell
17 79 (2.59%) R
18 72 (2.36%) Ruby
19 49 (1.61%) Rust
19 49 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2,157 (70.72%) Degree
2 1,350 (44.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 274 (8.98%) Master's Degree
4 150 (4.92%) PhD
5 87 (2.85%) Numerate Degree
6 38 (1.25%) CISSP
7 35 (1.15%) Security Cleared
8 27 (0.89%) ISTQB
9 21 (0.69%) MBA
10 19 (0.62%) CISM
10 19 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 19 (0.62%) SC Cleared
11 16 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (0.52%) PMI Certification
12 15 (0.49%) PMP
13 14 (0.46%) AWS Certification
14 13 (0.43%) CCNA
15 11 (0.36%) GIAC
16 10 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (0.30%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (7.02%) QA
2 51 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 47 (1.54%) GDPR
4 42 (1.38%) Accessibility
5 35 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 29 (0.95%) NIST
7 21 (0.69%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.43%) PMO
9 11 (0.36%) CDISC
10 10 (0.33%) Good Clinical Practice
11 9 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
12 7 (0.23%) COBIT
12 7 (0.23%) HIPAA
12 7 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (0.20%) NIST 800
13 6 (0.20%) SLA
14 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 4 (0.13%) ISO 13485
15 4 (0.13%) ISO 20022
15 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 538 (17.64%) Docker
2 65 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.69%) HDFS
5 17 (0.56%) KVM
6 16 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 16 (0.52%) Firmware
7 15 (0.49%) vSphere
8 12 (0.39%) Ceph
8 12 (0.39%) iptables
8 12 (0.39%) Kamailio
8 12 (0.39%) Postfix
8 12 (0.39%) QEMU
9 11 (0.36%) ISA Server
10 9 (0.30%) LXC
11 6 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.16%) Hyper-V
12 5 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.066%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 443 (14.52%) Kubernetes
2 181 (5.93%) Terraform
3 117 (3.84%) Ansible
4 78 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
5 77 (2.52%) Puppet
6 44 (1.44%) Prometheus
7 34 (1.11%) Grafana
8 29 (0.95%) ZABBIX
9 25 (0.82%) SCCM
10 19 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
10 19 (0.62%) Galera Cluster
11 15 (0.49%) Salt
12 14 (0.46%) HAProxy
13 12 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
13 12 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
13 12 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
14 11 (0.36%) Istio
15 10 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
16 9 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
17 8 (0.26%) Graphite
Vendors
1 320 (10.49%) Microsoft
2 284 (9.31%) Google
3 201 (6.59%) Oracle
4 122 (4.00%) SAP
5 86 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
6 56 (1.84%) Cisco
6 56 (1.84%) IBM
7 46 (1.51%) Red Hat
8 28 (0.92%) Databricks
9 27 (0.89%) Sony
10 26 (0.85%) Instagram
10 26 (0.85%) VMware
10 26 (0.85%) YouTube
11 25 (0.82%) Apple
12 24 (0.79%) HP
13 23 (0.75%) Adobe
14 19 (0.62%) Nintex
14 19 (0.62%) Percona
15 18 (0.59%) Snapchat
16 17 (0.56%) LexisNexis