Period
to 20 June 2018

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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 30 27
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4,889 4,761 5,916
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 7.04% 6.80% 7.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.49% 14.37% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,723 3,739 5,141
London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

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 33,734 33,125 39,468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.60% 47.32% 48.02%
Number of salaries quoted 26,366 26,323 33,278
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,602 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.80% -0.80% +5.26%

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 20 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 -3 928 £60,000 +4.35% 159
West London +28 206 £40,000 -9.09% 78
South London +12 74 £40,000 -17.95% 12
East London -4 63 £55,000 -21.43% 27
North London -6 15 £45,000 +20.00% 14
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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 3,634 (74.33%) Degree
2 1,958 (40.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,882 (38.49%) Finance
4 1,683 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
5 1,667 (34.10%) Java
6 1,533 (31.36%) SQL
7 1,332 (27.24%) Python
8 1,209 (24.73%) Mathematics
9 1,135 (23.22%) C#
10 1,093 (22.36%) JavaScript
11 1,082 (22.13%) Software Engineering
12 1,055 (21.58%) Problem-Solving
13 863 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
14 810 (16.57%) Banking
15 753 (15.40%) C++
16 750 (15.34%) Linux
17 742 (15.18%) SQL Server
18 733 (14.99%) .NET
19 732 (14.97%) HTML
20 717 (14.67%) Analytics
21 636 (13.01%) OO
22 617 (12.62%) CSS
23 597 (12.21%) AngularJS
24 577 (11.80%) Big Data
25 571 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
26 562 (11.50%) Algorithms
27 550 (11.25%) Machine Learning
28 537 (10.98%) Microsoft
29 515 (10.53%) Scrum
30 507 (10.37%) Windows

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
1 250 (5.11%) Apache Spark
2 141 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
3 121 (2.47%) Apache
4 108 (2.21%) CMS
5 100 (2.05%) Tomcat
6 86 (1.76%) SharePoint
7 81 (1.66%) SAS
8 64 (1.31%) IIS
9 59 (1.21%) WebSphere
10 58 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 52 (1.06%) Confluence
12 38 (0.78%) MS Exchange
13 36 (0.74%) Apache Solr
14 31 (0.63%) WebLogic
15 29 (0.59%) Ethereum
16 28 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 28 (0.57%) nginx
17 25 (0.51%) Apache Pig
18 24 (0.49%) Umbraco
19 22 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 175 (3.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 107 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
3 66 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 56 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (0.39%) SPSS
7 12 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.18%) Acrobat
9 8 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.16%) Stata
10 7 (0.14%) InVision
11 6 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.12%) GNU Octave
12 5 (0.10%) Chatbot
12 5 (0.10%) Maya
12 5 (0.10%) NUKE
13 4 (0.082%) Houdini
13 4 (0.082%) Mathematica
14 3 (0.061%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 32 (0.65%) Distributed Ledger
1 32 (0.65%) thinkFolio
2 29 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.31%) NetSuite
4 13 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
4 13 (0.27%) Relativity
5 11 (0.22%) Magento
5 11 (0.22%) Ringtail
6 10 (0.20%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 9 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.18%) Ripple
8 8 (0.16%) Eloqua
8 8 (0.16%) Unica
9 5 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.082%) Sentinel
11 3 (0.061%) Concordance
11 3 (0.061%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 3 (0.061%) Primavera
11 3 (0.061%) SAP Hybris
12 2 (0.041%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 571 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
2 378 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 160 (3.27%) SaaS
4 113 (2.31%) GitHub
5 85 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
6 75 (1.53%) PaaS
7 72 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 61 (1.25%) Office 365
9 50 (1.02%) Amazon S3
10 45 (0.92%) Serverless
11 36 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
12 32 (0.65%) Google Analytics
13 29 (0.59%) IaaS
14 27 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
15 19 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
15 19 (0.39%) Bluemix
15 19 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
16 18 (0.37%) Force.com
17 17 (0.35%) OpenShift
18 16 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 209 (4.27%) Firewall
2 150 (3.07%) TCP/IP
3 117 (2.39%) Internet
4 82 (1.68%) HTTP
5 78 (1.60%) DNS
6 71 (1.45%) WAN
7 59 (1.21%) LAN
8 57 (1.17%) Network Security
8 57 (1.17%) VPN
9 56 (1.15%) DHCP
10 43 (0.88%) WebEx
11 42 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
12 40 (0.82%) BGP
12 40 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (0.72%) SAN
14 34 (0.70%) OSPF
14 34 (0.70%) SSL
15 33 (0.67%) Wireless
16 26 (0.53%) Intranet
17 25 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 742 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 577 (11.80%) Big Data
3 367 (7.51%) Relational Database
4 316 (6.46%) MongoDB
5 302 (6.18%) NoSQL
6 265 (5.42%) MySQL
7 251 (5.13%) Hadoop
8 166 (3.40%) Blockchain
9 135 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
10 127 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
11 94 (1.92%) Apache Hive
12 90 (1.84%) RDBMS
13 74 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
14 73 (1.49%) Data Lake
15 72 (1.47%) DB2
16 69 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 65 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 55 (1.12%) Data Mining
19 54 (1.10%) Power BI
20 44 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 343 (7.02%) Git (software)
2 214 (4.38%) Jenkins
3 187 (3.82%) JIRA
4 118 (2.41%) Maven
5 104 (2.13%) Subversion
6 92 (1.88%) JUnit
7 91 (1.86%) Selenium
8 85 (1.74%) Visual Studio
9 72 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 71 (1.45%) NUnit
11 66 (1.35%) Gradle
12 62 (1.27%) Eclipse
13 55 (1.12%) TeamCity
14 44 (0.90%) Cucumber
14 44 (0.90%) gulp
14 44 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
14 44 (0.90%) webpack
15 42 (0.86%) MSTest
16 39 (0.80%) Jasmine
16 39 (0.80%) Moq
General
1 1,882 (38.49%) Finance
2 810 (16.57%) Banking
3 431 (8.82%) Investment Banking
4 336 (6.87%) Front Office
5 312 (6.38%) Financial Institution
6 250 (5.11%) Games
7 242 (4.95%) Marketing
8 174 (3.56%) Retail
9 112 (2.29%) Advertising
10 110 (2.25%) Telecoms
11 99 (2.02%) Legal
12 81 (1.66%) Law
13 68 (1.39%) Electronics
14 66 (1.35%) German Language
15 59 (1.21%) French Language
16 58 (1.19%) Back Office
17 56 (1.15%) Publishing
18 45 (0.92%) Manufacturing
19 43 (0.88%) Retail Banking
20 39 (0.80%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 2,044 (41.81%) Developer
2 496 (10.15%) Java Developer
3 436 (8.92%) Analyst
4 383 (7.83%) C# Developer
5 369 (7.55%) Graduate
6 360 (7.36%) Software Engineer
7 320 (6.55%) Junior
7 320 (6.55%) Senior Developer
8 270 (5.52%) Consultant
9 237 (4.85%) Architect
10 235 (4.81%) Software Developer
11 230 (4.70%) Data Scientist
12 199 (4.07%) .NET Developer
13 179 (3.66%) Graduate Developer
14 172 (3.52%) Junior Developer
15 158 (3.23%) Python Developer
16 146 (2.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 129 (2.64%) JavaScript Developer
18 123 (2.52%) C++ Developer
19 120 (2.45%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 733 (14.99%) .NET
2 732 (14.97%) HTML
3 617 (12.62%) CSS
4 597 (12.21%) AngularJS
5 411 (8.41%) React
6 367 (7.51%) Web Services
7 338 (6.91%) jQuery
8 316 (6.46%) HTML5
9 313 (6.40%) Spring
10 308 (6.30%) REST
11 306 (6.26%) ASP.NET
12 266 (5.44%) Node.js
13 246 (5.03%) RESTful
14 233 (4.77%) XML
15 163 (3.33%) Kafka
16 162 (3.31%) JSON
17 157 (3.21%) Natural Language Processing
18 146 (2.99%) .NET Framework
19 144 (2.95%) Spring Boot
20 137 (2.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 863 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 562 (11.50%) Algorithms
3 400 (8.18%) Fintech
4 368 (7.53%) Data Structures
5 357 (7.30%) Hedge funds
6 321 (6.57%) Greenfield Project
7 299 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
8 283 (5.79%) Management Information System
9 274 (5.60%) User Experience
10 225 (4.60%) Cyberthreat
11 180 (3.68%) Fixed Income
12 159 (3.25%) Equities
13 140 (2.86%) Derivative
14 139 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 123 (2.52%) Mobile App
16 105 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
17 103 (2.11%) Data Centre
18 77 (1.57%) Virtual Team
19 51 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
20 47 (0.96%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 750 (15.34%) Linux
2 507 (10.37%) Windows
3 339 (6.93%) Unix
4 117 (2.39%) Android
5 112 (2.29%) Windows Server
6 79 (1.62%) Apple iOS
7 46 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (0.72%) Solaris
9 31 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (0.59%) Windows 10
11 24 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 22 (0.45%) Windows 7
13 21 (0.43%) CentOS
14 15 (0.31%) AIX
15 14 (0.29%) HPUX
15 14 (0.29%) Ubuntu
16 11 (0.22%) Fedora
16 11 (0.22%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.16%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,683 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1,209 (24.73%) Mathematics
3 1,082 (22.13%) Software Engineering
4 1,055 (21.58%) Problem-Solving
5 717 (14.67%) Analytics
6 636 (13.01%) OO
7 550 (11.25%) Machine Learning
8 515 (10.53%) Scrum
9 481 (9.84%) Physics
10 457 (9.35%) TDD
11 452 (9.25%) Data Science
12 424 (8.67%) DevOps
13 393 (8.04%) SDLC
14 359 (7.34%) MVC
15 347 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
16 340 (6.95%) Risk Management
17 336 (6.87%) Project Management
18 335 (6.85%) Test Automation
19 334 (6.83%) Web Development
20 331 (6.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,667 (34.10%) Java
2 1,533 (31.36%) SQL
3 1,332 (27.24%) Python
4 1,135 (23.22%) C#
5 1,093 (22.36%) JavaScript
6 753 (15.40%) C++
7 335 (6.85%) C
8 297 (6.07%) Scala
9 243 (4.97%) PHP
10 232 (4.75%) R
11 212 (4.34%) Java 8
12 186 (3.80%) Ruby
13 178 (3.64%) Perl
14 143 (2.92%) T-SQL
15 137 (2.80%) Bash Shell
16 118 (2.41%) VBA
17 116 (2.37%) PowerShell
18 113 (2.31%) Go
19 111 (2.27%) Shell Script
20 104 (2.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3,634 (74.33%) Degree
2 1,958 (40.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 362 (7.40%) PhD
4 342 (7.00%) Master's Degree
5 161 (3.29%) Numerate Degree
6 118 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 113 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
8 104 (2.13%) CISSP
9 76 (1.55%) CCNP
10 73 (1.49%) CISM
11 63 (1.29%) CCNA
12 58 (1.19%) CISA
13 57 (1.17%) MCSE
14 53 (1.08%) Security Cleared
15 34 (0.70%) CCIE
15 34 (0.70%) MCP
16 31 (0.63%) GIAC
17 28 (0.57%) CEH
17 28 (0.57%) ISTQB
17 28 (0.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 337 (6.89%) QA
2 55 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (0.88%) SLA
4 41 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 38 (0.78%) GDPR
6 31 (0.63%) GCP
7 27 (0.55%) PCI DSS
8 24 (0.49%) COBIT
9 19 (0.39%) MiFID
10 12 (0.25%) HIPAA
10 12 (0.25%) PMO
11 11 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (0.12%) GxP
13 5 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
13 5 (0.10%) EMIR
13 5 (0.10%) ISO 8583
13 5 (0.10%) PSD2
14 4 (0.082%) Dodd-Frank
14 4 (0.082%) FATCA
15 3 (0.061%) HL7
System Software
1 311 (6.36%) Docker
2 137 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 69 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 34 (0.70%) Hyper-V
6 29 (0.59%) HDFS
7 17 (0.35%) Apache Flume
7 17 (0.35%) XenApp
8 12 (0.25%) XenServer
9 11 (0.22%) VMware NSX
10 9 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 9 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.16%) vSphere
12 7 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.12%) MetaFrame
13 6 (0.12%) Terminal Server
14 5 (0.10%) Firmware
14 5 (0.10%) iptables
14 5 (0.10%) NFS
15 4 (0.082%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 114 (2.33%) Ansible
2 113 (2.31%) Kubernetes
3 90 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
4 89 (1.82%) Puppet
5 57 (1.17%) Terraform
6 36 (0.74%) Salt
7 22 (0.45%) Kibana
8 18 (0.37%) AirWatch
8 18 (0.37%) Mesos
8 18 (0.37%) Nessus
9 17 (0.35%) logstash
10 16 (0.33%) QRadar
11 15 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
11 15 (0.31%) CSIRT
12 14 (0.29%) SCCM
13 13 (0.27%) Cacti
14 12 (0.25%) HP UCMDB
14 12 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
14 12 (0.25%) Oozie
15 11 (0.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 537 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 483 (9.88%) Oracle
3 225 (4.60%) Google
4 145 (2.97%) Cisco
5 134 (2.74%) Tableau
6 100 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
7 89 (1.82%) Sybase
8 88 (1.80%) VMware
9 84 (1.72%) Bloomberg
10 69 (1.41%) IBM
11 65 (1.33%) Red Hat
12 60 (1.23%) Adobe
12 60 (1.23%) SAP
13 59 (1.21%) Citrix
14 57 (1.17%) Reuters
15 44 (0.90%) HP
16 39 (0.80%) Tradeweb
17 38 (0.78%) MarketAxess
18 36 (0.74%) Palo Alto
19 35 (0.72%) Splunk