Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 26 27
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5418 5218 6223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 7.17% 6.86% 6.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.54% 14.96% 14.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3854 4486 5134
London median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.74% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 37270 34870 42787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.35% 45.83% 47.86%
Number of salaries quoted 26646 29593 35075
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.46% +1.82%
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -6 852 £55,000 - 110
West London +18 234 £50,000 +5.26% 21
East London +9 74 £70,000 +7.69% 14
South London -48 49 £37,500 -6.25% 4
North London +8 27 £52,500 -14.29% 4
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 4280 (79.00%) Degree
2 2444 (45.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 2002 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
4 2001 (36.93%) Finance
5 1675 (30.92%) Java
6 1488 (27.46%) SQL
7 1195 (22.06%) JavaScript
8 1146 (21.15%) Mathematics
9 1143 (21.10%) Python
10 1129 (20.84%) C#
11 1006 (18.57%) Software Engineering
12 973 (17.96%) Scrum
13 959 (17.70%) Banking
14 936 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
15 876 (16.17%) Linux
16 857 (15.82%) SQL Server
17 814 (15.02%) HTML
18 806 (14.88%) .NET
19 750 (13.84%) Windows
20 747 (13.79%) C++
21 693 (12.79%) Analytics
22 672 (12.40%) Microsoft
23 643 (11.87%) Asset Management
24 638 (11.78%) Oracle
25 634 (11.70%) TDD
26 617 (11.39%) Investment Banking
27 616 (11.37%) CSS
28 602 (11.11%) AngularJS
29 585 (10.80%) OO
30 560 (10.34%) Algorithms

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
1 263 (4.85%) Apache Spark
2 197 (3.64%) Apache
3 143 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
4 127 (2.34%) Tomcat
5 124 (2.29%) Confluence
6 85 (1.57%) SAS
7 74 (1.37%) JBoss
7 74 (1.37%) MS Exchange
8 68 (1.26%) IIS
9 63 (1.16%) CMS
10 51 (0.94%) SharePoint
11 50 (0.92%) OpenStack
12 46 (0.85%) Ethereum
13 40 (0.74%) Hyperledger
14 38 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 36 (0.66%) Apache Solr
16 34 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
17 33 (0.61%) nginx
18 31 (0.57%) WebSphere
19 30 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 155 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 150 (2.77%) Microsoft Office
3 46 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.44%) SPSS
6 21 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.092%) Mathematica
10 4 (0.074%) Doxygen
11 3 (0.055%) Autodesk Inventor
11 3 (0.055%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.055%) GNU Octave
11 3 (0.055%) Siemens NX
11 3 (0.055%) Solid Edge
12 2 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.037%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.037%) Camtasia
12 2 (0.037%) InVision
13 1 (0.018%) Stata
Business Applications
1 31 (0.57%) Magento
2 21 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
5 12 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 8 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.074%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.074%) Endur
8 4 (0.074%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.055%) assyst
9 3 (0.055%) Lawson
9 3 (0.055%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.055%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.055%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.037%) Raiser's Edge
10 2 (0.037%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.037%) SAP PM
10 2 (0.037%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 494 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
2 287 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 178 (3.29%) SaaS
4 150 (2.77%) GitHub
5 76 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 60 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 52 (0.96%) Office 365
8 42 (0.78%) PaaS
9 32 (0.59%) IaaS
10 31 (0.57%) Amazon S3
11 30 (0.55%) Google Analytics
12 27 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
12 27 (0.50%) Google Play
13 24 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
14 23 (0.42%) Azure Machine Learning
15 21 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
16 15 (0.28%) Serverless
17 13 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
18 12 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 11 (0.20%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 201 (3.71%) Firewall
2 151 (2.79%) TCP/IP
3 147 (2.71%) Internet
4 131 (2.42%) DNS
5 80 (1.48%) DHCP
6 78 (1.44%) Network Security
7 63 (1.16%) SAN
8 59 (1.09%) VoIP
9 58 (1.07%) VPN
10 57 (1.05%) HTTP
10 57 (1.05%) WAN
11 56 (1.03%) Ethernet
12 53 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
13 47 (0.87%) BGP
13 47 (0.87%) LAN
14 46 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
15 36 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
16 35 (0.65%) OSPF
17 34 (0.63%) MPLS
17 34 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 857 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 394 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 382 (7.05%) Relational Database
4 367 (6.77%) MySQL
5 350 (6.46%) Big Data
6 265 (4.89%) Hadoop
7 255 (4.71%) MongoDB
8 166 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
8 166 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
9 151 (2.79%) RDBMS
10 148 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 145 (2.68%) Oracle Database
12 121 (2.23%) Redis
13 102 (1.88%) Blockchain
14 87 (1.61%) Apache Hive
15 82 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 80 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
17 72 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
18 65 (1.20%) Data Mining
19 60 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 515 (9.51%) Git (software)
2 350 (6.46%) Jenkins
3 272 (5.02%) JIRA
4 193 (3.56%) Subversion
5 155 (2.86%) Maven
6 153 (2.82%) JUnit
7 137 (2.53%) Selenium
8 129 (2.38%) TeamCity
9 89 (1.64%) Cucumber
10 88 (1.62%) Visual Studio
11 84 (1.55%) Mercurial
12 74 (1.37%) jMock
12 74 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
13 69 (1.27%) EasyMock
14 62 (1.14%) Hudson
15 61 (1.13%) Mockito
16 59 (1.09%) Ant
16 59 (1.09%) MSTest
16 59 (1.09%) WebDriver
17 58 (1.07%) NUnit
General
1 2001 (36.93%) Finance
2 959 (17.70%) Banking
3 617 (11.39%) Investment Banking
4 469 (8.66%) Retail Banking
5 288 (5.32%) Marketing
6 263 (4.85%) Front Office
7 253 (4.67%) Games
8 241 (4.45%) Retail
9 227 (4.19%) Telecoms
10 102 (1.88%) Legal
11 96 (1.77%) Financial Institution
12 89 (1.64%) Advertising
13 68 (1.26%) Publishing
14 53 (0.98%) Back Office
15 48 (0.89%) Electronics
16 39 (0.72%) Aerospace
17 30 (0.55%) Manufacturing
18 29 (0.54%) Automotive
19 24 (0.44%) French Language
20 23 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 2271 (41.92%) Developer
2 555 (10.24%) Java Developer
3 520 (9.60%) Analyst
4 447 (8.25%) C# Developer
5 385 (7.11%) Software Engineer
6 370 (6.83%) Architect
7 334 (6.16%) Senior Developer
8 333 (6.15%) Graduate
9 319 (5.89%) Software Developer
10 266 (4.91%) Junior
11 237 (4.37%) Consultant
12 226 (4.17%) .NET Developer
13 187 (3.45%) Data Scientist
14 176 (3.25%) Graduate Developer
15 165 (3.05%) Full Stack Developer
16 160 (2.95%) Junior Developer
17 157 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
18 156 (2.88%) Python Developer
19 155 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
20 149 (2.75%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 814 (15.02%) HTML
2 806 (14.88%) .NET
3 616 (11.37%) CSS
4 602 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 442 (8.16%) Web Services
6 351 (6.48%) Spring
7 335 (6.18%) HTML5
8 330 (6.09%) REST
9 316 (5.83%) React
10 299 (5.52%) ASP.NET
11 295 (5.44%) XML
12 292 (5.39%) RESTful
13 278 (5.13%) Node.js
14 252 (4.65%) Hibernate
15 239 (4.41%) jQuery
16 226 (4.17%) .NET Framework
17 205 (3.78%) WCF
18 186 (3.43%) WPF
19 174 (3.21%) SOAP
20 169 (3.12%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 936 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
2 560 (10.34%) Algorithms
3 520 (9.60%) Management Information System
4 329 (6.07%) Hedge funds
5 313 (5.78%) Fintech
6 308 (5.68%) User Experience
7 267 (4.93%) Data Structures
8 206 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
9 157 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
10 126 (2.33%) Client/Server
11 119 (2.20%) Derivative
12 118 (2.18%) Mobile App
13 111 (2.05%) Fixed Income
14 103 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
15 91 (1.68%) Equities
16 89 (1.64%) Data Centre
17 73 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 70 (1.29%) iPad
19 63 (1.16%) Market Risk
20 56 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 876 (16.17%) Linux
2 750 (13.84%) Windows
3 428 (7.90%) Unix
4 185 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 176 (3.25%) Android
6 163 (3.01%) Apple iOS
7 108 (1.99%) Windows 10
8 94 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 86 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 81 (1.50%) Windows 7
11 38 (0.70%) CentOS
12 25 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 17 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 15 (0.28%) Solaris
15 15 (0.28%) VMS
16 11 (0.20%) Windows 8
17 10 (0.18%) Debian
18 9 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2002 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
2 1146 (21.15%) Mathematics
3 1006 (18.57%) Software Engineering
4 973 (17.96%) Scrum
5 693 (12.79%) Analytics
6 643 (11.87%) Asset Management
7 634 (11.70%) TDD
8 585 (10.80%) OO
9 499 (9.21%) Physics
10 496 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
11 490 (9.04%) SDLC
12 483 (8.91%) Wealth Management
13 443 (8.18%) DevOps
14 437 (8.07%) Machine Learning
15 414 (7.64%) Test Automation
16 395 (7.29%) MVC
17 394 (7.27%) Kanban
18 363 (6.70%) E-Commerce
19 348 (6.42%) Project Management
20 342 (6.31%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1675 (30.92%) Java
2 1488 (27.46%) SQL
3 1195 (22.06%) JavaScript
4 1143 (21.10%) Python
5 1129 (20.84%) C#
6 747 (13.79%) C++
7 283 (5.22%) C
8 266 (4.91%) R
9 264 (4.87%) Scala
10 228 (4.21%) PHP
11 185 (3.41%) Ruby
12 154 (2.84%) Perl
13 146 (2.69%) PowerShell
14 135 (2.49%) T-SQL
15 127 (2.34%) Go
16 124 (2.29%) Bash Shell
17 106 (1.96%) VBA
18 102 (1.88%) PL/SQL
19 84 (1.55%) Shell Script
20 74 (1.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4280 (79.00%) Degree
2 2444 (45.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 337 (6.22%) Master's Degree
4 226 (4.17%) PhD
5 198 (3.65%) Numerate Degree
6 165 (3.05%) CISSP
7 147 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 139 (2.57%) CISM
9 107 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
10 73 (1.35%) MCSE
11 68 (1.26%) CISA
12 60 (1.11%) CCNA
13 50 (0.92%) ISTQB
13 50 (0.92%) MCSD
14 49 (0.90%) ISEB
15 48 (0.89%) CBAP
15 48 (0.89%) CCNP
15 48 (0.89%) MCP
16 45 (0.83%) MCAD
17 44 (0.81%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 526 (9.71%) QA
2 78 (1.44%) SLA
3 65 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 51 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 25 (0.46%) GDPR
6 22 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 21 (0.39%) MiFID
8 20 (0.37%) GCP
9 11 (0.20%) PMO
10 9 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
10 9 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.15%) FATCA
12 7 (0.13%) COBIT
12 7 (0.13%) EMIR
13 4 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
13 4 (0.074%) PSD2
14 3 (0.055%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.037%) DICOM
15 2 (0.037%) HL7
System Software
1 275 (5.08%) Docker
2 177 (3.27%) Active Directory
3 128 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 70 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
5 68 (1.26%) XenApp
6 63 (1.16%) XenDesktop
7 55 (1.02%) Hyper-V
8 34 (0.63%) vSphere
9 33 (0.61%) XenServer
10 31 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
11 20 (0.37%) HDFS
12 19 (0.35%) Xen
13 18 (0.33%) iptables
14 15 (0.28%) Firmware
15 9 (0.17%) Apache Flume
15 9 (0.17%) VMware NSX
16 6 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 5 (0.092%) Terminal Services
18 4 (0.074%) BitLocker
18 4 (0.074%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 170 (3.14%) Ansible
2 123 (2.27%) Puppet
3 102 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
4 77 (1.42%) Kubernetes
5 51 (0.94%) Terraform
6 46 (0.85%) QRadar
7 38 (0.70%) SCCM
8 33 (0.61%) CSIRT
8 33 (0.61%) Nagios
9 32 (0.59%) Nessus
10 28 (0.52%) Cacti
11 24 (0.44%) Mesos
12 20 (0.37%) Opsview
13 19 (0.35%) Grafana
14 16 (0.30%) logstash
14 16 (0.30%) Packer
14 16 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
15 15 (0.28%) AirWatch
15 15 (0.28%) Salt
15 15 (0.28%) SELinux
Vendors
1 672 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 638 (11.78%) Oracle
3 204 (3.77%) Google
4 181 (3.34%) VMware
5 159 (2.93%) Cisco
6 118 (2.18%) Tableau
7 104 (1.92%) Citrix
8 86 (1.59%) Cadence
9 85 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
10 84 (1.55%) Sybase
11 66 (1.22%) Murex
12 53 (0.98%) Red Hat
13 48 (0.89%) Perforce
14 47 (0.87%) SAP
15 46 (0.85%) HP
16 45 (0.83%) CA Agile Central
17 42 (0.78%) IBM
18 36 (0.66%) Splunk
19 34 (0.63%) Cognizant
19 34 (0.63%) hybris