Period
to 23 March 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 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > London
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 29 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4,242 4,758 4,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.87% 6.81% 7.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.46% 7.35% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3,182 3,770 4,097
London median annual salary £62,500 £58,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -2.08% +9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £101,790 £100,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +2.15%

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 56,889 64,760 63,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.19% 92.75% 92.11%
Number of salaries quoted 45,968 53,518 53,103
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £89,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.11% +4.11%

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +1 814 £65,000 +8.33% 32
West London 0 163 £57,500 +16.46% 9
South London +21 72 £40,000 +33.33% 5
East London +13 37 £41,500 -27.83% 5
North London +19 6 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 3,125 (73.67%) Degree
2 1,650 (38.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,514 (35.69%) Finance
4 1,455 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
5 1,444 (34.04%) Java
6 1,166 (27.49%) Python
7 1,143 (26.94%) SQL
8 1,107 (26.10%) Software Engineering
9 1,061 (25.01%) Mathematics
10 945 (22.28%) C#
11 826 (19.47%) JavaScript
12 724 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
13 696 (16.41%) Banking
14 632 (14.90%) Amazon AWS
15 590 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
16 581 (13.70%) .NET
17 542 (12.78%) Microsoft
18 533 (12.56%) Linux
19 530 (12.49%) QA
20 528 (12.45%) Analytics
21 512 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
22 500 (11.79%) C++
23 491 (11.57%) SQL Server
24 483 (11.39%) AngularJS
25 463 (10.91%) Scrum
26 460 (10.84%) Test Automation
27 453 (10.68%) Machine Learning
28 447 (10.54%) HTML
29 404 (9.52%) Physics
30 395 (9.31%) Games

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
1 153 (3.61%) Apache Spark
2 140 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
3 115 (2.71%) Apache
4 95 (2.24%) Tomcat
5 86 (2.03%) SharePoint
6 81 (1.91%) MS Exchange
7 56 (1.32%) Confluence
8 45 (1.06%) WebSphere
9 37 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
10 34 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
10 34 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
11 30 (0.71%) SAS
12 27 (0.64%) CMS
13 25 (0.59%) nginx
14 24 (0.57%) OpenStack
15 22 (0.52%) WebLogic
16 20 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 14 (0.33%) Ethereum
18 10 (0.24%) IIS
19 9 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 112 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 87 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.28%) Chatbot
6 11 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.26%) SPSS
7 5 (0.12%) Stata
8 4 (0.094%) Notepad++
8 4 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.071%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.047%) InVision
10 2 (0.047%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 161 (3.80%) thinkFolio
2 137 (3.23%) Temenos T24
3 56 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.50%) Distributed Ledger
5 13 (0.31%) Eze OMS
6 12 (0.28%) R3 Corda
6 12 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.14%) SAP HR
7 6 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
8 5 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.12%) HFM
8 5 (0.12%) Shopify
9 4 (0.094%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.094%) Magento
9 4 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.094%) Relativity
10 3 (0.071%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.071%) Quorum
11 2 (0.047%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 632 (14.90%) Amazon AWS
2 512 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 187 (4.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 177 (4.17%) SaaS
5 145 (3.42%) Office 365
6 118 (2.78%) PaaS
7 94 (2.22%) GitHub
8 78 (1.84%) Serverless
9 56 (1.32%) IaaS
10 52 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 50 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
12 35 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
13 32 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
14 31 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 31 (0.73%) Amazon S3
14 31 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 30 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
16 22 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
17 19 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
18 18 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 173 (4.08%) Firewall
2 127 (2.99%) Internet
3 65 (1.53%) HTTP
3 65 (1.53%) TCP/IP
4 63 (1.49%) VPN
5 40 (0.94%) WAN
6 39 (0.92%) Network Security
7 34 (0.80%) DNS
8 33 (0.78%) SAN
9 30 (0.71%) LAN
9 30 (0.71%) SNMP
10 26 (0.61%) BGP
10 26 (0.61%) VoIP
11 21 (0.50%) DHCP
12 20 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (0.45%) Extranet
13 19 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 19 (0.45%) Intranet
14 18 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 18 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 491 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 288 (6.79%) Big Data
3 241 (5.68%) NoSQL
4 227 (5.35%) Relational Database
5 203 (4.79%) MySQL
6 147 (3.47%) MongoDB
7 140 (3.30%) Hadoop
8 129 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
9 125 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
10 115 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 80 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 68 (1.60%) RDBMS
13 67 (1.58%) Blockchain
14 57 (1.34%) Power BI
15 55 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 53 (1.25%) HBase
17 48 (1.13%) Redis
18 46 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 42 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
20 33 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 296 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 210 (4.95%) Jenkins
3 177 (4.17%) JIRA
4 76 (1.79%) JUnit
5 72 (1.70%) Selenium
6 69 (1.63%) Subversion
7 62 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 44 (1.04%) Eclipse
9 37 (0.87%) Bitbucket
10 34 (0.80%) Maven
11 33 (0.78%) Visual Studio
11 33 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
12 28 (0.66%) webpack
13 26 (0.61%) TeamCity
14 24 (0.57%) Mockito
15 23 (0.54%) Gradle
16 22 (0.52%) git-flow
16 22 (0.52%) NUnit
17 19 (0.45%) Cucumber
18 17 (0.40%) Android Studio
General
1 1,514 (35.69%) Finance
2 696 (16.41%) Banking
3 395 (9.31%) Games
4 315 (7.43%) Front Office
5 174 (4.10%) Investment Banking
6 168 (3.96%) Marketing
7 145 (3.42%) German Language
8 136 (3.21%) Financial Institution
9 118 (2.78%) Advertising
10 113 (2.66%) French Language
11 106 (2.50%) Retail
12 93 (2.19%) Telecoms
13 67 (1.58%) Spanish Language
14 66 (1.56%) Publishing
15 58 (1.37%) Italian Language
16 49 (1.16%) Law
17 46 (1.08%) Legal
18 41 (0.97%) Back Office
18 41 (0.97%) Electronics
19 37 (0.87%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1,697 (40.00%) Developer
2 495 (11.67%) Java Developer
3 402 (9.48%) Analyst
4 393 (9.26%) Graduate
5 293 (6.91%) C# Developer
6 290 (6.84%) Architect
6 290 (6.84%) Software Engineer
7 284 (6.69%) Graduate Developer
8 261 (6.15%) Senior Developer
9 243 (5.73%) Junior
10 211 (4.97%) Consultant
11 209 (4.93%) .NET Developer
12 182 (4.29%) Business Analyst
13 178 (4.20%) Junior Developer
14 170 (4.01%) Software Developer
15 142 (3.35%) Python Developer
16 135 (3.18%) Data Scientist
17 103 (2.43%) Support Engineer
18 98 (2.31%) C# .NET Developer
19 88 (2.07%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 581 (13.70%) .NET
2 483 (11.39%) AngularJS
3 447 (10.54%) HTML
4 339 (7.99%) CSS
4 339 (7.99%) React
5 336 (7.92%) Web Services
6 303 (7.14%) REST
7 283 (6.67%) Spring
8 249 (5.87%) RESTful
9 192 (4.53%) ASP.NET
10 191 (4.50%) Node.js
11 176 (4.15%) Kafka
12 172 (4.05%) HTML5
13 162 (3.82%) RabbitMQ
14 159 (3.75%) .NET Framework
15 152 (3.58%) XML
16 138 (3.25%) Natural Language Processing
17 125 (2.95%) ASP.NET Web API
18 114 (2.69%) jQuery
18 114 (2.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 590 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
2 371 (8.75%) Algorithms
3 368 (8.68%) Management Information System
4 345 (8.13%) Fintech
5 283 (6.67%) Fixed Income
6 276 (6.51%) User Experience
7 273 (6.44%) Derivative
8 272 (6.41%) Data Structures
9 268 (6.32%) Hedge funds
10 225 (5.30%) Equities
11 211 (4.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 195 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
13 160 (3.77%) Mobile App
14 149 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
15 110 (2.59%) Virtual Team
16 97 (2.29%) Public Cloud
17 79 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
18 62 (1.46%) Cloud Native
18 62 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
19 49 (1.16%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 533 (12.56%) Linux
2 337 (7.94%) Windows
3 179 (4.22%) Unix
4 123 (2.90%) Android
5 94 (2.22%) Windows Server
6 91 (2.15%) Apple iOS
7 41 (0.97%) Ubuntu
7 41 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (0.64%) Debian
11 26 (0.61%) CentOS
12 20 (0.47%) Windows 7
13 19 (0.45%) Windows 10
14 14 (0.33%) Fedora
15 12 (0.28%) Robot Operating System
16 9 (0.21%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.19%) CoreOS
17 8 (0.19%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,455 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1,107 (26.10%) Software Engineering
3 1,061 (25.01%) Mathematics
4 724 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
5 528 (12.45%) Analytics
6 463 (10.91%) Scrum
7 460 (10.84%) Test Automation
8 453 (10.68%) Machine Learning
9 404 (9.52%) Physics
10 369 (8.70%) DevOps
11 367 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
12 363 (8.56%) Microservices
13 349 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
14 339 (7.99%) OO
15 331 (7.80%) Information Security
16 320 (7.54%) Data Science
17 317 (7.47%) Decision-Making
18 315 (7.43%) Wealth Management
19 313 (7.38%) TDD
20 304 (7.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1,444 (34.04%) Java
2 1,166 (27.49%) Python
3 1,143 (26.94%) SQL
4 945 (22.28%) C#
5 826 (19.47%) JavaScript
6 500 (11.79%) C++
7 246 (5.80%) C
8 213 (5.02%) Ruby
9 195 (4.60%) Bash Shell
10 179 (4.22%) Scala
11 163 (3.84%) R
12 147 (3.47%) PHP
13 145 (3.42%) Go
14 143 (3.37%) PowerShell
15 142 (3.35%) Perl
16 118 (2.78%) Java 8
17 113 (2.66%) Shell Script
18 93 (2.19%) T-SQL
19 71 (1.67%) Kotlin
20 64 (1.51%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3,125 (73.67%) Degree
2 1,650 (38.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 254 (5.99%) PhD
4 147 (3.47%) Numerate Degree
5 136 (3.21%) Master's Degree
6 88 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
7 66 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 57 (1.34%) CISSP
9 54 (1.27%) CCNA
10 53 (1.25%) PMI Certification
11 47 (1.11%) MBA
11 47 (1.11%) MCSE
11 47 (1.11%) PMP
12 45 (1.06%) SAFe Agilist
13 44 (1.04%) MCP
14 41 (0.97%) Security Cleared
15 36 (0.85%) CISM
16 35 (0.83%) CCNP
17 34 (0.80%) CREST Certified
18 31 (0.73%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 530 (12.49%) QA
2 76 (1.79%) GDPR
3 43 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.80%) MiFID
5 27 (0.64%) PMO
6 21 (0.50%) SLA
7 20 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.35%) COBIT
9 13 (0.31%) HL7
9 13 (0.31%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.28%) ISO 22301
10 12 (0.28%) ISO 9000
11 10 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
12 9 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 8 (0.19%) NIST 800
14 6 (0.14%) IFRS
14 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
16 4 (0.094%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 329 (7.76%) Docker
2 188 (4.43%) Active Directory
3 143 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 75 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 39 (0.92%) vSphere
6 28 (0.66%) VirtualBox
7 16 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 11 (0.26%) HDFS
9 11 (0.26%) iptables
10 9 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (0.21%) Xen
11 8 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.19%) XenApp
12 7 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (0.12%) Apache Flume
13 5 (0.12%) KVM
13 5 (0.12%) Varnish
14 4 (0.094%) Firmware
14 4 (0.094%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 179 (4.22%) Kubernetes
2 164 (3.87%) Ansible
3 119 (2.81%) Puppet
4 92 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 89 (2.10%) Terraform
6 25 (0.59%) Backup Exec
7 22 (0.52%) Salt
8 21 (0.50%) Grafana
9 19 (0.45%) Mesos
10 16 (0.38%) Nagios
11 15 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
11 15 (0.35%) Graphite
12 14 (0.33%) SCCM
13 13 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
14 12 (0.28%) HAProxy
14 12 (0.28%) Marathon
14 12 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
15 11 (0.26%) systemd
16 10 (0.24%) Prometheus
17 9 (0.21%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 542 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 358 (8.44%) Oracle
3 187 (4.41%) Google
4 166 (3.91%) VMware
5 105 (2.48%) Cisco
5 105 (2.48%) Tableau
6 104 (2.45%) Charles River
7 102 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
8 90 (2.12%) SAP
9 76 (1.79%) IBM
10 64 (1.51%) HP
11 63 (1.49%) ION Trading
12 61 (1.44%) Bloomberg
12 61 (1.44%) EMC
13 60 (1.41%) Reuters
14 59 (1.39%) FXall
14 59 (1.39%) MarketAxess
14 59 (1.39%) Tradeweb
15 56 (1.32%) NetApp
16 54 (1.27%) Red Hat