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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 45 52 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5,297 2,056 2,485
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 7.53% 5.98% 6.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.80% 6.31% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,789 1,393 1,929
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,570 £32,500
25th Percentile £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £122,500 £115,000 £115,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 67,931 32,593 36,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 96.59% 94.77% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33,607 24,553 29,791
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -10 373 £71,250 +1.79% 87
West London -10 109 £55,000 -24.14% 20
South London -12 100 £50,000 -4.76% 6
East London +8 83 £67,500 +35.00% 30
North London -30 7 - -
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 3,873 (73.12%) Degree
2 2,369 (44.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 2,148 (40.55%) Agile
4 2,130 (40.21%) Python
5 1,822 (34.40%) Software Engineering
6 1,683 (31.77%) Social Skills
7 1,676 (31.64%) AWS
8 1,583 (29.88%) SQL
9 1,559 (29.43%) Finance
10 1,325 (25.01%) Java
11 1,166 (22.01%) JavaScript
12 1,162 (21.94%) Mathematics
13 1,140 (21.52%) Problem-Solving
14 1,069 (20.18%) Analytics
15 1,040 (19.63%) Azure
16 1,001 (18.90%) Data Science
17 999 (18.86%) DevOps
18 978 (18.46%) React
18 978 (18.46%) CI/CD
19 928 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
20 926 (17.48%) Machine Learning
21 834 (15.74%) Full Stack Development
22 785 (14.82%) C#
23 748 (14.12%) GCP
24 746 (14.08%) C++
25 732 (13.82%) Kubernetes
26 731 (13.80%) Docker
27 724 (13.67%) Artificial Intelligence
28 712 (13.44%) Linux
29 699 (13.20%) 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
1 297 (5.61%) Apache Spark
2 149 (2.81%) Confluence
3 111 (2.10%) Apache
4 103 (1.94%) Apache Airflow
5 101 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
6 81 (1.53%) IIS
7 67 (1.26%) CMS
8 56 (1.06%) SAS
9 53 (1.00%) SharePoint
10 36 (0.68%) Headless CMS
11 32 (0.60%) Tomcat
12 31 (0.59%) OpenStack
12 31 (0.59%) Strapi
13 30 (0.57%) WebLogic
14 27 (0.51%) nginx
15 25 (0.47%) Apache Solr
15 25 (0.47%) Jupyter
16 23 (0.43%) Tornado
17 21 (0.40%) Documentum
18 20 (0.38%) Ethereum
Applications
1 80 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (0.66%) Sketch
4 30 (0.57%) SPSS
5 26 (0.49%) Chatbot
6 25 (0.47%) MS Visio
7 23 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 21 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
9 18 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
10 14 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 10 (0.19%) InVision
12 9 (0.17%) Zeplin
13 7 (0.13%) Adobe XD
14 5 (0.094%) SketchUp
15 4 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
16 3 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 3 (0.057%) Blender
16 3 (0.057%) LaTeX
16 3 (0.057%) Maya
17 2 (0.038%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 68 (1.28%) R3 Corda
2 63 (1.19%) Distributed Ledger
3 31 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
4 30 (0.57%) NetSuite
5 21 (0.40%) TrackWise
6 18 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
7 17 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
8 10 (0.19%) Sentinel
9 6 (0.11%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
10 4 (0.076%) Magento
10 4 (0.076%) Shopify
10 4 (0.076%) Summit
11 3 (0.057%) SAP APO
11 3 (0.057%) SAP S/4HANA
12 2 (0.038%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.038%) Quorum
12 2 (0.038%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.038%) SAP CRM
13 1 (0.019%) Elite 3E
13 1 (0.019%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,676 (31.64%) AWS
2 1,040 (19.63%) Azure
3 748 (14.12%) GCP
4 612 (11.55%) SaaS
5 412 (7.78%) Serverless
6 391 (7.38%) GitHub
7 237 (4.47%) Cloud Computing
8 178 (3.36%) Power Platform
9 159 (3.00%) PaaS
10 137 (2.59%) Amazon S3
11 124 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
12 121 (2.28%) IaaS
13 105 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
14 100 (1.89%) npm
15 84 (1.59%) Microsoft 365
16 76 (1.43%) OpenShift
17 72 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
18 67 (1.26%) Slack
19 63 (1.19%) Amazon ECS
20 59 (1.11%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 153 (2.89%) Internet
2 115 (2.17%) Firewall
3 86 (1.62%) HTTP
4 65 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 60 (1.13%) DNS
6 44 (0.83%) Network Security
7 38 (0.72%) WAN
8 36 (0.68%) Wireless
9 35 (0.66%) DHCP
10 33 (0.62%) VoIP
10 33 (0.62%) VPN
11 26 (0.49%) MQTT
11 26 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
12 24 (0.45%) LAN
13 19 (0.36%) VLAN
14 17 (0.32%) SSH
15 16 (0.30%) Ethernet
15 16 (0.30%) SAN
16 15 (0.28%) FTP
17 12 (0.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 621 (11.72%) PostgreSQL
2 502 (9.48%) Big Data
3 458 (8.65%) NoSQL
4 444 (8.38%) SQL Server
5 422 (7.97%) Relational Database
6 371 (7.00%) MySQL
7 248 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
8 220 (4.15%) MongoDB
9 186 (3.51%) Hadoop
10 157 (2.96%) RDBMS
11 153 (2.89%) Tableau
12 143 (2.70%) Data Mining
13 138 (2.61%) Power BI
14 132 (2.49%) Data Lake
15 131 (2.47%) BigQuery
16 120 (2.27%) Redis
17 93 (1.76%) Amazon Redshift
18 85 (1.60%) Looker
19 81 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
20 80 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 699 (13.20%) Git (software)
2 403 (7.61%) Jenkins
3 355 (6.70%) JIRA
4 216 (4.08%) GitLab
5 112 (2.11%) webpack
6 100 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
7 96 (1.81%) TeamCity
8 92 (1.74%) Cypress.io
9 83 (1.57%) Selenium
10 80 (1.51%) Maven
11 79 (1.49%) JUnit
12 77 (1.45%) CircleCI
13 74 (1.40%) Gradle
14 73 (1.38%) Mockito
15 58 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
16 56 (1.06%) Travis CI
17 53 (1.00%) git-flow
18 50 (0.94%) Bitbucket
18 50 (0.94%) NUnit
19 46 (0.87%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 1,683 (31.77%) Social Skills
2 1,559 (29.43%) Finance
3 928 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
4 452 (8.53%) Games
5 409 (7.72%) Marketing
6 278 (5.25%) Banking
7 240 (4.53%) Retail
8 218 (4.12%) Legal
9 204 (3.85%) Presentation Skills
10 195 (3.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 145 (2.74%) Advertising
12 136 (2.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 127 (2.40%) Back Office
14 113 (2.13%) Organisational Skills
15 112 (2.11%) Financial Institution
16 106 (2.00%) French Language
17 103 (1.94%) Public Sector
18 89 (1.68%) Telecoms
19 88 (1.66%) Law
20 84 (1.59%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,351 (25.51%) Developer
2 954 (18.01%) Software Engineer
3 361 (6.82%) Architect
4 358 (6.76%) Analyst
5 340 (6.42%) Senior Software Engineer
6 321 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 264 (4.98%) Full Stack Developer
8 263 (4.97%) Data Engineer
9 207 (3.91%) Data Scientist
10 169 (3.19%) Software Developer
11 151 (2.85%) Principal Engineer
12 146 (2.76%) Consultant
13 139 (2.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 126 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
15 120 (2.27%) C# Developer
15 120 (2.27%) Graduate
16 117 (2.21%) Senior Data Engineer
17 116 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
18 115 (2.17%) Java Developer
18 115 (2.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 978 (18.46%) React
2 656 (12.38%) CSS
3 609 (11.50%) HTML
4 595 (11.23%) AngularJS
5 558 (10.53%) .NET
6 511 (9.65%) Node.js
7 506 (9.55%) REST
8 409 (7.72%) RESTful
9 350 (6.61%) Vue.js
10 325 (6.14%) Kafka
11 296 (5.59%) GraphQL
12 289 (5.46%) Spring
13 258 (4.87%) HTML5
14 229 (4.32%) Web Services
15 219 (4.13%) CSS3
16 205 (3.87%) Jest
17 203 (3.83%) Sass
18 194 (3.66%) Spring Boot
19 192 (3.62%) TensorFlow
20 191 (3.61%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 679 (12.82%) User Experience
2 640 (12.08%) Algorithms
3 395 (7.46%) Data Structures
4 272 (5.13%) Cloud Native
5 249 (4.70%) Management Information System
6 235 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
7 234 (4.42%) Mobile App
8 227 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
9 172 (3.25%) Public Cloud
10 160 (3.02%) Blog
11 146 (2.76%) Equities
12 129 (2.44%) Blockchain
12 129 (2.44%) Hedge funds
13 122 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 115 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
14 115 (2.17%) IoT
15 104 (1.96%) Virtual Team
16 100 (1.89%) Life Science
17 92 (1.74%) Sports Betting
18 83 (1.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 712 (13.44%) Linux
2 436 (8.23%) Windows
3 240 (4.53%) Android
4 224 (4.23%) Unix
5 187 (3.53%) Apple iOS
6 71 (1.34%) Windows Server
7 54 (1.02%) Windows Server 2016
8 44 (0.83%) Windows 10
9 35 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 33 (0.62%) Mac OS X
11 24 (0.45%) CentOS
12 23 (0.43%) Mac OS
13 16 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (0.094%) Fedora
16 4 (0.076%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.057%) VMS
18 1 (0.019%) FreeBSD
18 1 (0.019%) Solaris
18 1 (0.019%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,148 (40.55%) Agile
2 1,822 (34.40%) Software Engineering
3 1,162 (21.94%) Mathematics
4 1,140 (21.52%) Problem-Solving
5 1,069 (20.18%) Analytics
6 1,001 (18.90%) Data Science
7 999 (18.86%) DevOps
8 978 (18.46%) CI/CD
9 926 (17.48%) Machine Learning
10 834 (15.74%) Full Stack Development
11 724 (13.67%) Artificial Intelligence
12 677 (12.78%) Microservices
13 607 (11.46%) Scrum
14 597 (11.27%) TDD
15 576 (10.87%) Test Automation
16 521 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
17 496 (9.36%) Mentoring
18 477 (9.01%) OO
19 470 (8.87%) Fintech
20 454 (8.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2,130 (40.21%) Python
2 1,583 (29.88%) SQL
3 1,325 (25.01%) Java
4 1,166 (22.01%) JavaScript
5 785 (14.82%) C#
6 746 (14.08%) C++
7 594 (11.21%) TypeScript
8 323 (6.10%) C
9 231 (4.36%) Kotlin
10 221 (4.17%) R
11 206 (3.89%) Scala
12 177 (3.34%) Go
13 170 (3.21%) PowerShell
14 164 (3.10%) Ruby
15 157 (2.96%) Bash
16 155 (2.93%) PHP
17 146 (2.76%) Objective-C
18 132 (2.49%) Shell Script
19 109 (2.06%) ES6
20 106 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3,873 (73.12%) Degree
2 2,369 (44.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 442 (8.34%) Master's Degree
4 289 (5.46%) PhD
5 141 (2.66%) Numerate Degree
6 110 (2.08%) CISSP
7 95 (1.79%) CISM
8 86 (1.62%) Security Cleared
9 76 (1.43%) CRISC
10 73 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 69 (1.30%) PMI Certification
12 62 (1.17%) AWS Certification
13 49 (0.93%) SC Cleared
14 48 (0.91%) CISA
15 37 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
16 33 (0.62%) MBA
16 33 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
17 28 (0.53%) CCNA
18 27 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
19 24 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 389 (7.34%) QA
2 115 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 108 (2.04%) Data Quality
4 106 (2.00%) Accessibility
5 84 (1.59%) GDPR
6 65 (1.23%) NIST
7 55 (1.04%) GRC
8 29 (0.55%) PMO
9 21 (0.40%) FATCA
10 18 (0.34%) ISO 13485
11 17 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
11 17 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 16 (0.30%) HIPAA
13 15 (0.28%) IEC 62304
13 15 (0.28%) IFRS
13 15 (0.28%) IFRS 9
13 15 (0.28%) ISO 9001
14 13 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 12 (0.23%) CDISC
15 12 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 731 (13.80%) Docker
2 124 (2.34%) Active Directory
3 55 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 24 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.26%) zsh
7 9 (0.17%) vSphere
8 8 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.13%) DFS Replication
10 5 (0.094%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.076%) Firmware
12 3 (0.057%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.038%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 2 (0.038%) etcd
13 2 (0.038%) LXC
13 2 (0.038%) NFS
13 2 (0.038%) Squid
14 1 (0.019%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 732 (13.82%) Kubernetes
2 407 (7.68%) Terraform
3 195 (3.68%) Ansible
4 135 (2.55%) Puppet
5 103 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
6 67 (1.26%) Grafana
7 54 (1.02%) Prometheus
8 52 (0.98%) SCCM
9 30 (0.57%) HAProxy
10 29 (0.55%) Kibana
11 19 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
12 17 (0.32%) Kubeflow
12 17 (0.32%) MIIS
13 16 (0.30%) logstash
13 16 (0.30%) ZABBIX
14 15 (0.28%) Opsgenie
14 15 (0.28%) Pingdom
15 12 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
16 9 (0.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 9 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 498 (9.40%) Google
2 405 (7.65%) Microsoft
3 274 (5.17%) Oracle
4 128 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
5 114 (2.15%) Apple
6 78 (1.47%) SAP
7 68 (1.28%) Databricks
8 61 (1.15%) LexisNexis
9 58 (1.09%) Facebook
10 57 (1.08%) Adobe
10 57 (1.08%) VMware
11 51 (0.96%) MuleSoft
12 44 (0.83%) Splunk
13 40 (0.76%) Red Hat
14 36 (0.68%) Twitter
15 31 (0.59%) Mapbox
16 30 (0.57%) Alteryx
17 28 (0.53%) Atlassian
17 28 (0.53%) Teradata
18 27 (0.51%) IBM