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

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > London
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 28 26
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4,638 4,828 6,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.63% 7.00% 7.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.86% 14.82% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3,667 3,997 5,384
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 33,456 32,576 40,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.80% 47.21% 48.60%
Number of salaries quoted 26,787 26,970 34,232
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,155 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.72% -1.69% +6.38%

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 April 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 April 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 -9 941 £60,000 - 189
West London +32 189 £43,750 +9.38% 107
South London -23 60 £32,500 -13.33% 13
East London -10 48 £55,000 -31.25% 37
North London -15 10 £45,000 -14.29% 6
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 3,444 (74.26%) Degree
2 1,866 (40.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,671 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
4 1,590 (34.28%) Finance
5 1,473 (31.76%) Java
6 1,450 (31.26%) SQL
7 1,241 (26.76%) Python
8 1,151 (24.82%) Mathematics
9 1,149 (24.77%) C#
10 1,087 (23.44%) JavaScript
11 1,009 (21.76%) Software Engineering
12 847 (18.26%) Problem-Solving
13 771 (16.62%) .NET
14 754 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
15 732 (15.78%) Linux
16 727 (15.67%) SQL Server
17 698 (15.05%) HTML
18 675 (14.55%) C++
19 657 (14.17%) Analytics
20 652 (14.06%) Banking
21 608 (13.11%) AngularJS
22 593 (12.79%) CSS
23 576 (12.42%) OO
24 552 (11.90%) Microsoft
25 549 (11.84%) Windows
26 526 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
27 514 (11.08%) TDD
28 509 (10.97%) Scrum
29 508 (10.95%) Algorithms
30 497 (10.72%) Machine Learning

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
1 251 (5.41%) Apache Spark
2 150 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 120 (2.59%) Apache
4 95 (2.05%) SAS
5 78 (1.68%) CMS
6 73 (1.57%) IIS
7 63 (1.36%) Apache Solr
8 62 (1.34%) SharePoint
9 61 (1.32%) Tomcat
10 55 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 47 (1.01%) MS Exchange
12 44 (0.95%) Confluence
13 37 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 34 (0.73%) Apache Pig
15 33 (0.71%) nginx
16 32 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
17 27 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
18 23 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 23 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
19 21 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 160 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 104 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
3 65 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 63 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.43%) SPSS
8 12 (0.26%) Acrobat
9 8 (0.17%) Mathematica
10 7 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.15%) Stata
11 5 (0.11%) GNU Octave
11 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
12 4 (0.086%) Chatbot
12 4 (0.086%) Houdini
12 4 (0.086%) Maya
12 4 (0.086%) NUKE
13 3 (0.065%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.065%) InVision
13 3 (0.065%) Revit
Business Applications
1 20 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
2 19 (0.41%) thinkFolio
3 17 (0.37%) NetSuite
4 13 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.26%) Magento
6 10 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.22%) Relativity
7 9 (0.19%) Ringtail
7 9 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 9 (0.19%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 6 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.086%) Lawson
10 3 (0.065%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.065%) ION MarketView
10 3 (0.065%) Oracle AML
10 3 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.065%) Primavera
10 3 (0.065%) SAP Hybris
11 2 (0.043%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 526 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
2 352 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 152 (3.28%) SaaS
4 85 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
4 85 (1.83%) GitHub
5 71 (1.53%) PaaS
6 58 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 52 (1.12%) Office 365
8 51 (1.10%) Amazon S3
9 28 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (0.60%) IaaS
10 27 (0.58%) Google Analytics
11 24 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
12 23 (0.50%) Serverless
13 16 (0.34%) Force.com
13 16 (0.34%) Google Play
14 15 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
15 12 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
16 11 (0.24%) npm
17 9 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 187 (4.03%) Firewall
2 129 (2.78%) Internet
3 125 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 91 (1.96%) DNS
5 85 (1.83%) Network Security
6 75 (1.62%) HTTP
7 65 (1.40%) WAN
8 61 (1.32%) DHCP
9 58 (1.25%) LAN
10 44 (0.95%) VPN
11 41 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
12 36 (0.78%) SAN
13 35 (0.75%) BGP
14 34 (0.73%) Wireless
15 29 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
16 26 (0.56%) SSL
17 25 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
17 25 (0.54%) WebEx
18 24 (0.52%) OSPF
18 24 (0.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 727 (15.67%) SQL Server
2 465 (10.03%) Big Data
3 312 (6.73%) MongoDB
4 305 (6.58%) Relational Database
5 291 (6.27%) NoSQL
6 272 (5.86%) MySQL
7 268 (5.78%) Hadoop
8 150 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
9 138 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
10 113 (2.44%) Apache Hive
11 109 (2.35%) Blockchain
12 95 (2.05%) RDBMS
13 89 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
14 72 (1.55%) Data Lake
15 61 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 60 (1.29%) HBase
16 60 (1.29%) Redis
16 60 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 59 (1.27%) Oracle Database
18 55 (1.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 368 (7.93%) Git (software)
2 207 (4.46%) Jenkins
3 180 (3.88%) JIRA
4 99 (2.13%) NUnit
5 98 (2.11%) Subversion
6 93 (2.01%) Maven
7 72 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 71 (1.53%) Selenium
9 66 (1.42%) MSTest
10 64 (1.38%) Moq
11 63 (1.36%) TeamCity
12 62 (1.34%) Visual Studio
13 60 (1.29%) JUnit
14 47 (1.01%) webpack
15 44 (0.95%) gulp
16 43 (0.93%) Gradle
17 41 (0.88%) Eclipse
17 41 (0.88%) Grunt
18 37 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
19 34 (0.73%) Cucumber
General
1 1,590 (34.28%) Finance
2 652 (14.06%) Banking
3 268 (5.78%) Front Office
4 265 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 257 (5.54%) Games
6 250 (5.39%) Marketing
7 186 (4.01%) Retail
8 164 (3.54%) Telecoms
9 154 (3.32%) Financial Institution
10 137 (2.95%) Advertising
11 109 (2.35%) Legal
12 89 (1.92%) Law
13 69 (1.49%) Electronics
14 52 (1.12%) German Language
15 51 (1.10%) French Language
16 50 (1.08%) Manufacturing
16 50 (1.08%) Publishing
17 39 (0.84%) Retail Banking
18 38 (0.82%) Back Office
19 25 (0.54%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 2,079 (44.83%) Developer
2 471 (10.16%) Java Developer
3 407 (8.78%) C# Developer
4 390 (8.41%) Analyst
5 334 (7.20%) Software Engineer
6 318 (6.86%) Graduate
7 314 (6.77%) Senior Developer
8 281 (6.06%) Junior
9 243 (5.24%) Consultant
10 225 (4.85%) Software Developer
11 215 (4.64%) Architect
12 211 (4.55%) Data Scientist
13 210 (4.53%) .NET Developer
14 180 (3.88%) Graduate Developer
15 169 (3.64%) Python Developer
16 160 (3.45%) Junior Developer
17 152 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
18 143 (3.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 133 (2.87%) C# .NET Developer
20 116 (2.50%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 771 (16.62%) .NET
2 698 (15.05%) HTML
3 608 (13.11%) AngularJS
4 593 (12.79%) CSS
5 374 (8.06%) React
6 342 (7.37%) ASP.NET
7 340 (7.33%) Web Services
8 334 (7.20%) REST
9 323 (6.96%) jQuery
10 299 (6.45%) HTML5
11 273 (5.89%) Node.js
12 266 (5.74%) Spring
13 240 (5.17%) RESTful
14 219 (4.72%) XML
15 179 (3.86%) .NET Framework
16 165 (3.56%) WCF
17 155 (3.34%) ASP.NET MVC
18 144 (3.10%) JSON
19 143 (3.08%) Kafka
20 137 (2.95%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 754 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
2 508 (10.95%) Algorithms
3 399 (8.60%) Fintech
4 320 (6.90%) Hedge funds
5 317 (6.83%) Greenfield Project
6 309 (6.66%) Data Structures
7 296 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
8 273 (5.89%) Management Information System
9 252 (5.43%) User Experience
10 132 (2.85%) Equities
11 128 (2.76%) Fixed Income
12 126 (2.72%) Mobile App
13 117 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 115 (2.48%) Derivative
15 113 (2.44%) Data Centre
16 97 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
17 95 (2.05%) Client/Server
18 72 (1.55%) Cyberthreat
19 65 (1.40%) Market Risk
20 48 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 732 (15.78%) Linux
2 549 (11.84%) Windows
3 264 (5.69%) Unix
4 133 (2.87%) Android
5 112 (2.41%) Windows Server
6 83 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 39 (0.84%) Windows 10
8 34 (0.73%) CentOS
9 33 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (0.67%) Solaris
11 30 (0.65%) Windows 7
12 29 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (0.30%) Mac OS
15 13 (0.28%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.22%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.22%) VMS
17 9 (0.19%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.15%) Robot Operating System
18 7 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,671 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1,151 (24.82%) Mathematics
3 1,009 (21.76%) Software Engineering
4 847 (18.26%) Problem-Solving
5 657 (14.17%) Analytics
6 576 (12.42%) OO
7 514 (11.08%) TDD
8 509 (10.97%) Scrum
9 497 (10.72%) Machine Learning
10 454 (9.79%) Physics
11 442 (9.53%) Data Science
12 379 (8.17%) MVC
13 366 (7.89%) DevOps
14 321 (6.92%) Web Development
15 314 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
15 314 (6.77%) Microservices
16 313 (6.75%) SDLC
16 313 (6.75%) Statistics
17 298 (6.43%) Open Source
18 293 (6.32%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,473 (31.76%) Java
2 1,450 (31.26%) SQL
3 1,241 (26.76%) Python
4 1,149 (24.77%) C#
5 1,087 (23.44%) JavaScript
6 675 (14.55%) C++
7 308 (6.64%) C
8 288 (6.21%) Scala
9 248 (5.35%) PHP
10 228 (4.92%) R
11 203 (4.38%) Ruby
12 198 (4.27%) Java 8
13 129 (2.78%) Bash Shell
14 125 (2.70%) Perl
14 125 (2.70%) T-SQL
15 118 (2.54%) PowerShell
16 106 (2.29%) MATLAB
17 105 (2.26%) Go
17 105 (2.26%) VBA
18 66 (1.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3,444 (74.26%) Degree
2 1,866 (40.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 303 (6.53%) PhD
4 268 (5.78%) Master's Degree
5 164 (3.54%) Numerate Degree
6 123 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 100 (2.16%) CISSP
8 98 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
9 63 (1.36%) CISA
10 62 (1.34%) CCNA
10 62 (1.34%) CISM
11 60 (1.29%) CCNP
12 55 (1.19%) MCSE
13 49 (1.06%) Security Cleared
14 48 (1.03%) GIAC
15 44 (0.95%) MCSD
16 40 (0.86%) GCIH
17 38 (0.82%) MCP
18 36 (0.78%) MCAD
19 33 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (6.08%) QA
2 52 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 36 (0.78%) GDPR
5 35 (0.75%) SLA
6 33 (0.71%) Data Quality
7 27 (0.58%) GCP
8 15 (0.32%) COBIT
9 11 (0.24%) MiFID
9 11 (0.24%) PMO
10 9 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
10 9 (0.19%) HIPAA
11 8 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 7 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
13 6 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (0.11%) EMIR
14 5 (0.11%) PSD2
15 4 (0.086%) Dodd-Frank
15 4 (0.086%) ISO 31000
16 3 (0.065%) HL7
System Software
1 277 (5.97%) Docker
2 129 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 72 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
4 69 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 27 (0.58%) HDFS
7 21 (0.45%) XenApp
8 19 (0.41%) Apache Flume
9 13 (0.28%) iptables
10 12 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (0.26%) XenServer
11 11 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 10 (0.22%) vSphere
13 8 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (0.13%) MetaFrame
15 5 (0.11%) Firmware
15 5 (0.11%) NFS
15 5 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.086%) Terminal Server
16 4 (0.086%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 120 (2.59%) Ansible
2 99 (2.13%) Kubernetes
3 91 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 86 (1.85%) Puppet
5 58 (1.25%) Terraform
6 36 (0.78%) Nessus
7 34 (0.73%) QRadar
8 33 (0.71%) CSIRT
9 31 (0.67%) Salt
10 26 (0.56%) Mesos
11 21 (0.45%) AirWatch
12 20 (0.43%) Nagios
13 17 (0.37%) logstash
14 16 (0.34%) Automic
14 16 (0.34%) Kibana
15 15 (0.32%) Cacti
15 15 (0.32%) Grafana
15 15 (0.32%) SCCM
16 13 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
16 13 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 552 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 457 (9.85%) Oracle
3 198 (4.27%) Google
4 151 (3.26%) Cisco
5 112 (2.41%) Tableau
6 103 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
7 85 (1.83%) VMware
8 60 (1.29%) Bloomberg
9 47 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 47 (1.01%) Sybase
10 46 (0.99%) Citrix
11 44 (0.95%) Cadence
12 42 (0.91%) SAP
13 41 (0.88%) Reuters
14 37 (0.80%) HP
15 36 (0.78%) Cloudera
16 35 (0.75%) Splunk
17 34 (0.73%) Adobe
18 29 (0.63%) BeyondTrust
18 29 (0.63%) NetApp