Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 30 32
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3,486 4,791 5,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.38% 7.09% 7.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.85% 7.66% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,587 3,746 3,896
London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +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 50,864 62,552 69,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.12% 92.60% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 40,951 50,304 53,227
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,225 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.53% +4.45% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -2 838 £70,000 +16.67% 255
West London -8 119 £60,000 +50.00% 83
South London -28 46 £42,495 +6.24% 32
North London -9 4 £50,750 -23.40% 5
East London -25 4 £51,250 -19.61% 36
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2,565 (73.58%) Degree
2 1,441 (41.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,313 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
4 1,179 (33.82%) Finance
5 1,008 (28.92%) Java
6 1,000 (28.69%) SQL
7 970 (27.83%) Python
8 881 (25.27%) Mathematics
9 870 (24.96%) JavaScript
10 841 (24.13%) C#
11 739 (21.20%) Problem-Solving
12 657 (18.85%) Software Engineering
13 594 (17.04%) AWS
14 586 (16.81%) HTML
15 563 (16.15%) .NET
16 489 (14.03%) Fintech
17 487 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
17 487 (13.97%) CSS
17 487 (13.97%) Linux
18 467 (13.40%) DevOps
19 441 (12.65%) SQL Server
20 424 (12.16%) AngularJS
21 419 (12.02%) Azure
22 410 (11.76%) C++
23 408 (11.70%) Algorithms
24 400 (11.47%) Analytics
25 396 (11.36%) Docker
26 392 (11.24%) Git (software)
27 389 (11.16%) OO
28 388 (11.13%) 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
1 184 (5.28%) Apache Spark
2 121 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
3 73 (2.09%) Apache
4 43 (1.23%) Confluence
5 41 (1.18%) SharePoint
6 36 (1.03%) SAS
7 35 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 30 (0.86%) CMS
9 29 (0.83%) nginx
10 24 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 22 (0.63%) Jupyter
12 21 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 19 (0.55%) IIS
14 18 (0.52%) MS Exchange
15 15 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
15 15 (0.43%) Skype for Business
16 12 (0.34%) ArcGIS
17 10 (0.29%) Apache Pig
17 10 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
18 9 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 78 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
2 77 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.11%) GNU Octave
8 4 (0.11%) Zeplin
9 3 (0.086%) ProjectWise
10 2 (0.057%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.057%) Sketch
10 2 (0.057%) SPSS
10 2 (0.057%) UserZoom
10 2 (0.057%) Weka
11 1 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.029%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.029%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 17 (0.49%) thinkFolio
2 15 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
3 10 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.14%) R3 Corda
7 5 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
7 5 (0.14%) WebTrends
8 4 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.086%) HFM
9 3 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.086%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.086%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.086%) osCommerce
9 3 (0.086%) Primavera
9 3 (0.086%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 594 (17.04%) AWS
2 419 (12.02%) Azure
3 119 (3.41%) GCP
4 118 (3.38%) SaaS
5 105 (3.01%) GitHub
6 97 (2.78%) Power Platform
7 80 (2.29%) Serverless
8 57 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
8 57 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
9 56 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
10 55 (1.58%) Office 365
11 45 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 40 (1.15%) PaaS
13 34 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
14 28 (0.80%) IaaS
15 24 (0.69%) Amazon S3
16 22 (0.63%) Amazon ECS
16 22 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
17 21 (0.60%) OpenShift
17 21 (0.60%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 114 (3.27%) Firewall
2 101 (2.90%) HTTP
3 71 (2.04%) Internet
4 59 (1.69%) WAN
5 58 (1.66%) TCP/IP
6 52 (1.49%) LAN
7 39 (1.12%) VPN
8 37 (1.06%) BGP
9 30 (0.86%) DNS
9 30 (0.86%) Network Security
10 20 (0.57%) SSH
10 20 (0.57%) Wireless
11 19 (0.55%) Skype
12 18 (0.52%) DHCP
13 17 (0.49%) FTP
14 16 (0.46%) Ethernet
14 16 (0.46%) IPsec
14 16 (0.46%) SNMP
14 16 (0.46%) VLAN
15 15 (0.43%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 257 (7.37%) Big Data
3 176 (5.05%) Relational Database
4 163 (4.68%) NoSQL
5 149 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
6 143 (4.10%) Hadoop
7 142 (4.07%) MySQL
8 140 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
9 112 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 109 (3.13%) MongoDB
11 90 (2.58%) Power BI
12 84 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 78 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 76 (2.18%) Redis
15 61 (1.75%) Data Mining
16 55 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
17 53 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
18 49 (1.41%) Blockchain
18 49 (1.41%) Data Lake
19 41 (1.18%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 392 (11.24%) Git (software)
2 207 (5.94%) Jenkins
3 181 (5.19%) JIRA
4 114 (3.27%) Selenium
5 62 (1.78%) webpack
6 53 (1.52%) Visual Studio
7 48 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 45 (1.29%) Mocha
9 43 (1.23%) Bitbucket
9 43 (1.23%) Jasmine
10 42 (1.20%) Subversion
11 39 (1.12%) Grunt
11 39 (1.12%) TeamCity
12 38 (1.09%) JUnit
13 36 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
14 35 (1.00%) Eclipse
14 35 (1.00%) Maven
15 34 (0.98%) Sinon.JS
16 33 (0.95%) Protractor
17 32 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,179 (33.82%) Finance
2 379 (10.87%) Banking
3 237 (6.80%) Front Office
4 215 (6.17%) Marketing
5 190 (5.45%) Games
6 139 (3.99%) Investment Banking
7 110 (3.16%) Retail
8 78 (2.24%) French Language
9 72 (2.07%) German Language
10 66 (1.89%) Advertising
11 58 (1.66%) Telecoms
12 46 (1.32%) Financial Institution
13 45 (1.29%) Publishing
14 43 (1.23%) Electronics
14 43 (1.23%) Public Sector
15 35 (1.00%) Spanish Language
16 32 (0.92%) Law
17 25 (0.72%) Private Banking
18 22 (0.63%) Italian Language
19 20 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,558 (44.69%) Developer
2 327 (9.38%) Senior Developer
3 256 (7.34%) Java Developer
4 252 (7.23%) C# Developer
5 250 (7.17%) Analyst
6 242 (6.94%) Software Engineer
7 232 (6.66%) Graduate
8 205 (5.88%) Junior
9 180 (5.16%) .NET Developer
10 169 (4.85%) Software Developer
11 150 (4.30%) Python Developer
12 145 (4.16%) Architect
12 145 (4.16%) Consultant
13 140 (4.02%) Data Scientist
14 139 (3.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 131 (3.76%) Junior Developer
16 128 (3.67%) Graduate Developer
17 120 (3.44%) React Developer
18 114 (3.27%) DevOps Engineer
19 111 (3.18%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 586 (16.81%) HTML
2 563 (16.15%) .NET
3 487 (13.97%) CSS
4 424 (12.16%) AngularJS
5 355 (10.18%) REST
6 350 (10.04%) React
7 330 (9.47%) HTML5
8 208 (5.97%) Web Services
9 187 (5.36%) Node.js
10 171 (4.91%) Spring
11 163 (4.68%) Redux
12 161 (4.62%) CSS3
13 156 (4.48%) ASP.NET
14 154 (4.42%) RESTful
15 131 (3.76%) .NET Core
16 128 (3.67%) jQuery
17 127 (3.64%) JSON
18 106 (3.04%) XML
19 101 (2.90%) .NET Framework
20 100 (2.87%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 487 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 408 (11.70%) Algorithms
3 318 (9.12%) Hedge funds
4 257 (7.37%) User Experience
5 250 (7.17%) Data Structures
6 209 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
7 169 (4.85%) Fixed Income
8 137 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
9 114 (3.27%) Mobile App
10 104 (2.98%) Management Information System
11 92 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 86 (2.47%) Derivative
13 68 (1.95%) Equities
14 48 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
15 47 (1.35%) Reinsurance
16 44 (1.26%) Online Gambling
17 43 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
18 36 (1.03%) Data Centre
18 36 (1.03%) Social Media
19 35 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 487 (13.97%) Linux
2 315 (9.04%) Windows
3 120 (3.44%) Unix
4 90 (2.58%) Android
5 58 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 47 (1.35%) Windows Server
7 22 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 22 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 21 (0.60%) VMS
9 18 (0.52%) Mac OS
9 18 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (0.34%) CentOS
12 10 (0.29%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.20%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.17%) Debian
15 4 (0.11%) Kali Linux
15 4 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.029%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,313 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
2 881 (25.27%) Mathematics
3 739 (21.20%) Problem-Solving
4 657 (18.85%) Software Engineering
5 489 (14.03%) Fintech
6 467 (13.40%) DevOps
7 400 (11.47%) Analytics
8 389 (11.16%) OO
9 388 (11.13%) Machine Learning
10 349 (10.01%) SDLC
11 346 (9.93%) Test Automation
12 334 (9.58%) Data Science
13 326 (9.35%) Physics
14 306 (8.78%) Microservices
15 287 (8.23%) Scrum
16 283 (8.12%) TDD
17 265 (7.60%) Mentoring
18 248 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
19 237 (6.80%) Statistics
20 230 (6.60%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,008 (28.92%) Java
2 1,000 (28.69%) SQL
3 970 (27.83%) Python
4 870 (24.96%) JavaScript
5 841 (24.13%) C#
6 410 (11.76%) C++
7 191 (5.48%) Scala
8 169 (4.85%) PHP
9 162 (4.65%) R
10 159 (4.56%) TypeScript
11 149 (4.27%) T-SQL
12 121 (3.47%) Ruby
13 120 (3.44%) PowerShell
14 115 (3.30%) ES6
15 111 (3.18%) Java 8
16 104 (2.98%) C
17 85 (2.44%) Bash Shell
18 78 (2.24%) Go
19 71 (2.04%) Kotlin
20 70 (2.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2,565 (73.58%) Degree
2 1,441 (41.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 213 (6.11%) Master's Degree
4 184 (5.28%) PhD
5 81 (2.32%) Numerate Degree
6 61 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (1.09%) ISTQB
8 37 (1.06%) CCNP
9 35 (1.00%) Security Cleared
10 32 (0.92%) CCNA
11 30 (0.86%) CISSP
12 23 (0.66%) CCIE
13 21 (0.60%) AWS Certification
13 21 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (0.55%) CISM
14 19 (0.55%) DV Cleared
15 18 (0.52%) MCSE
16 17 (0.49%) CCIE Routing and Switching
16 17 (0.49%) PMI Certification
16 17 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (7.92%) QA
2 34 (0.98%) SLA
3 23 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 21 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.34%) PMO
6 7 (0.20%) GDPR
6 7 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.14%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.11%) NIST
10 3 (0.086%) COBIT
10 3 (0.086%) EMIR
10 3 (0.086%) MiFID
11 2 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.057%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.029%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.029%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 396 (11.36%) Docker
2 56 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 50 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.57%) VirtualBox
6 17 (0.49%) Firmware
7 15 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.14%) VMware NSX
8 5 (0.14%) XenApp
8 5 (0.14%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.11%) GridGain
10 3 (0.086%) Varnish
10 3 (0.086%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.086%) Xen
11 2 (0.057%) HDFS
12 1 (0.029%) BIND 9
12 1 (0.029%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.029%) GPFS
12 1 (0.029%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.029%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 262 (7.52%) Kubernetes
2 144 (4.13%) Terraform
3 129 (3.70%) Ansible
4 111 (3.18%) Puppet
5 83 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (1.32%) Packer
7 37 (1.06%) Salt
8 35 (1.00%) SQL Sentry
9 29 (0.83%) Nagios
10 25 (0.72%) Consul
10 25 (0.72%) Mesos
11 18 (0.52%) EnCase
12 17 (0.49%) FTK
13 16 (0.46%) Graphite
14 14 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
14 14 (0.40%) Grafana
15 10 (0.29%) ZABBIX
16 9 (0.26%) Opsview
17 8 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
17 8 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 344 (9.87%) Microsoft
2 287 (8.23%) Oracle
3 158 (4.53%) Google
4 88 (2.52%) Tableau
5 67 (1.92%) VMware
6 59 (1.69%) Cisco
7 55 (1.58%) SAP
8 50 (1.43%) Citrix
9 48 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
10 32 (0.92%) Adobe
10 32 (0.92%) Avaloq
11 30 (0.86%) AppDynamics
12 27 (0.77%) Atlassian
13 24 (0.69%) Bloomberg
13 24 (0.69%) TIBCO
14 23 (0.66%) Apple
14 23 (0.66%) Sage
15 22 (0.63%) NetApp
15 22 (0.63%) Reuters
16 21 (0.60%) EMC