Period
to 24 February 2021

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 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > London
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 36 31
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1,486 3,336 4,304
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 5.40% 6.60% 6.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.77% 7.06% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,432 2,674 3,339
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £30,900
90th Percentile £105,000 £110,000 £101,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +7.84% +2.00%

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 25,769 47,271 57,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.58% 93.47% 92.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21,257 38,345 46,973
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 24 February 2021.

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 24 February 2021. 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 -15 314 £67,500 -3.57% 182
South London +28 22 £40,000 -5.87% 16
West London -2 19 £60,000 +20.00% 78
East London +12 9 £75,000 -9.09% 34
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, 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 1,072 (72.14%) Degree
2 610 (41.05%) Python
3 609 (40.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 563 (37.89%) Finance
5 502 (33.78%) SQL
6 397 (26.72%) Java
7 372 (25.03%) Software Engineering
8 353 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
9 348 (23.42%) JavaScript
10 330 (22.21%) AWS
11 322 (21.67%) Mathematics
12 280 (18.84%) C#
13 270 (18.17%) Problem-Solving
14 251 (16.89%) DevOps
15 220 (14.80%) Azure
16 218 (14.67%) React
17 217 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
17 217 (14.60%) Docker
18 212 (14.27%) Machine Learning
19 204 (13.73%) Fintech
20 202 (13.59%) Microsoft
21 200 (13.46%) Linux
21 200 (13.46%) Git (software)
21 200 (13.46%) Kubernetes
22 196 (13.19%) Analytics
23 193 (12.99%) Microservices
24 178 (11.98%) CSS
25 174 (11.71%) .NET
26 170 (11.44%) Data Science
27 155 (10.43%) Algorithms

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 71 (4.78%) Apache Spark
2 50 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 37 (2.49%) Confluence
4 29 (1.95%) Apache
4 29 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (1.88%) CMS
6 26 (1.75%) SAS
7 18 (1.21%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.87%) nginx
8 13 (0.87%) Tornado
9 12 (0.81%) IIS
10 10 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (0.61%) Apache Pig
12 8 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
13 6 (0.40%) ejabberd
13 6 (0.40%) Luigi
14 5 (0.34%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.20%) EPiServer
15 3 (0.20%) Skype for Business
15 3 (0.20%) TPMS
Applications
1 49 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.94%) Figma
4 11 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.67%) InVision
5 10 (0.67%) SPSS
6 5 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.20%) Maya
8 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.13%) GIMP
8 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.13%) SPSS Modeler
9 1 (0.067%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.067%) Revit
Business Applications
1 19 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.40%) SAP SD
3 5 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.27%) MoSes
5 2 (0.13%) Endur
5 2 (0.13%) Findur
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.13%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.13%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.13%) SystmOne
6 1 (0.067%) Concordance
6 1 (0.067%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.067%) HFM
6 1 (0.067%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.067%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.067%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.067%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.067%) Relativity
6 1 (0.067%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 330 (22.21%) AWS
2 220 (14.80%) Azure
3 119 (8.01%) GCP
4 81 (5.45%) SaaS
5 78 (5.25%) GitHub
6 76 (5.11%) Power Platform
7 54 (3.63%) Serverless
8 45 (3.03%) PaaS
9 40 (2.69%) Amazon S3
10 39 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
11 28 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
12 21 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
12 21 (1.41%) Microsoft 365
13 19 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
14 18 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
15 17 (1.14%) AWS Fargate
15 17 (1.14%) Firebase
16 16 (1.08%) Amazon ECS
17 15 (1.01%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.50%) Firewall
2 22 (1.48%) Intrusion Detection
3 21 (1.41%) Internet
4 20 (1.35%) HTTP
5 17 (1.14%) DNS
5 17 (1.14%) LAN
5 17 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.14%) VPN
6 14 (0.94%) Network Security
7 11 (0.74%) PBX
7 11 (0.74%) SSL
7 11 (0.74%) WAN
8 10 (0.67%) SNMP
9 9 (0.61%) Multicast
10 7 (0.47%) NAS
10 7 (0.47%) Unified Communications
10 7 (0.47%) VoIP
11 6 (0.40%) Asterisk PBX
11 6 (0.40%) BGP
11 6 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (9.89%) NoSQL
1 147 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 108 (7.27%) Big Data
3 94 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
4 81 (5.45%) Hadoop
4 81 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 78 (5.25%) MongoDB
6 69 (4.64%) MySQL
7 61 (4.10%) Tableau
8 53 (3.57%) Data Mining
8 53 (3.57%) Power BI
9 45 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
10 39 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 35 (2.36%) Data Lake
12 31 (2.09%) Redis
13 29 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
13 29 (1.95%) Looker
13 29 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 27 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
15 24 (1.62%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 200 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 101 (6.80%) Jenkins
3 76 (5.11%) JIRA
4 51 (3.43%) Maven
5 36 (2.42%) Selenium
6 29 (1.95%) GitLab
7 27 (1.82%) Mocha
8 26 (1.75%) Cucumber
9 25 (1.68%) webpack
10 24 (1.62%) Gradle
11 21 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (1.28%) Cypress.io
12 19 (1.28%) SonarQube
13 18 (1.21%) Mockito
14 17 (1.14%) CircleCI
14 17 (1.14%) Subversion
15 16 (1.08%) Artifactory
15 16 (1.08%) JUnit
16 15 (1.01%) TeamCity
17 13 (0.87%) Bitbucket
General
1 563 (37.89%) Finance
2 122 (8.21%) Banking
3 95 (6.39%) Marketing
4 86 (5.79%) Front Office
5 74 (4.98%) Games
5 74 (4.98%) Telecoms
6 59 (3.97%) Public Sector
7 58 (3.90%) Electronics
8 52 (3.50%) Manufacturing
9 44 (2.96%) Retail
10 27 (1.82%) Investment Banking
11 22 (1.48%) Advertising
12 19 (1.28%) Law
13 18 (1.21%) Back Office
14 10 (0.67%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.67%) German Language
15 9 (0.61%) Legal
16 7 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.47%) Spanish Language
17 6 (0.40%) French Language
Job Titles
1 617 (41.52%) Developer
2 171 (11.51%) Software Engineer
3 144 (9.69%) Senior Developer
4 105 (7.07%) Analyst
5 95 (6.39%) Python Developer
6 92 (6.19%) Java Developer
7 85 (5.72%) Junior
8 73 (4.91%) Data Scientist
9 71 (4.78%) C# Developer
10 70 (4.71%) Software Developer
11 66 (4.44%) Architect
12 63 (4.24%) Python Engineer
13 62 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
13 62 (4.17%) Graduate
14 54 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
15 52 (3.50%) React Developer
16 50 (3.36%) Data Engineer
17 49 (3.30%) Consultant
18 47 (3.16%) Java Engineer
18 47 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (14.67%) React
2 178 (11.98%) CSS
3 174 (11.71%) .NET
4 155 (10.43%) HTML
5 150 (10.09%) Node.js
6 120 (8.08%) AngularJS
7 108 (7.27%) REST
8 88 (5.92%) Web Services
9 77 (5.18%) Spring
10 72 (4.85%) RESTful
10 72 (4.85%) XML
11 57 (3.84%) HTML5
12 54 (3.63%) Kafka
13 53 (3.57%) jQuery
14 49 (3.30%) .NET Core
15 47 (3.16%) Spring Boot
16 44 (2.96%) Natural Language Processing
16 44 (2.96%) Vue.js
17 40 (2.69%) Pandas
17 40 (2.69%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 217 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
2 155 (10.43%) Algorithms
3 103 (6.93%) Data Structures
3 103 (6.93%) User Experience
4 100 (6.73%) Hedge funds
5 79 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
6 64 (4.31%) Management Information System
7 62 (4.17%) Mobile App
8 58 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 56 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
10 34 (2.29%) Cloud Native
11 32 (2.15%) Data Centre
11 32 (2.15%) Fixed Income
12 27 (1.82%) Equities
13 25 (1.68%) N-Tier
14 23 (1.55%) Virtual Team
15 22 (1.48%) Derivative
16 21 (1.41%) Public Cloud
16 21 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
17 19 (1.28%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 200 (13.46%) Linux
2 74 (4.98%) Windows
3 50 (3.36%) Unix
4 47 (3.16%) Android
5 44 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.74%) CentOS
7 8 (0.54%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.40%) Debian
9 5 (0.34%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.34%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.13%) AIX
11 2 (0.13%) VMS
12 1 (0.067%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.067%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (25.03%) Software Engineering
2 353 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
3 322 (21.67%) Mathematics
4 270 (18.17%) Problem-Solving
5 251 (16.89%) DevOps
6 212 (14.27%) Machine Learning
7 204 (13.73%) Fintech
8 196 (13.19%) Analytics
9 193 (12.99%) Microservices
10 170 (11.44%) Data Science
11 152 (10.23%) Physics
12 137 (9.22%) Test Automation
13 135 (9.08%) Business Intelligence
14 127 (8.55%) OO
15 126 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
16 124 (8.34%) Artificial Intelligence
17 117 (7.87%) Statistics
18 114 (7.67%) Open Source
19 104 (7.00%) Scrum
20 93 (6.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 610 (41.05%) Python
2 502 (33.78%) SQL
3 397 (26.72%) Java
4 348 (23.42%) JavaScript
5 280 (18.84%) C#
6 135 (9.08%) C++
7 134 (9.02%) TypeScript
8 70 (4.71%) R
9 67 (4.51%) C
9 67 (4.51%) Go
10 65 (4.37%) PHP
11 64 (4.31%) Scala
12 50 (3.36%) Kotlin
13 49 (3.30%) Java 8
14 47 (3.16%) Bash Shell
14 47 (3.16%) ES6
15 33 (2.22%) T-SQL
16 31 (2.09%) Perl
17 28 (1.88%) Ruby
18 21 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1,072 (72.14%) Degree
2 609 (40.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 154 (10.36%) Master's Degree
4 66 (4.44%) PhD
5 45 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
6 42 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (2.69%) CISSP
8 32 (2.15%) CISA
8 32 (2.15%) Security Cleared
9 28 (1.88%) CISM
10 23 (1.55%) SC Cleared
11 21 (1.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 21 (1.41%) CCSP
12 20 (1.35%) CCNA
13 16 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (0.61%) CEH
16 8 (0.54%) OSCP
17 7 (0.47%) OSCE
17 7 (0.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.38%) QA
2 23 (1.55%) GDPR
3 20 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.35%) NIST
4 18 (1.21%) SLA
5 14 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.61%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.61%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.34%) DICOM
8 5 (0.34%) MiFID
9 4 (0.27%) PMO
10 2 (0.13%) COBIT
10 2 (0.13%) EMIR
10 2 (0.13%) FedRAMP
10 2 (0.13%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.13%) WCAG
11 1 (0.067%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 217 (14.60%) Docker
2 22 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.81%) HDFS
5 8 (0.54%) KVM
6 6 (0.40%) iptables
6 6 (0.40%) Kamailio
6 6 (0.40%) Postfix
6 6 (0.40%) QEMU
7 4 (0.27%) RHEV
7 4 (0.27%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.27%) vSphere
8 3 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.20%) LXC
9 2 (0.13%) Firmware
9 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.067%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 200 (13.46%) Kubernetes
2 68 (4.58%) Terraform
3 64 (4.31%) Ansible
4 42 (2.83%) Puppet
5 31 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (1.48%) Prometheus
7 10 (0.67%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.54%) Grafana
9 7 (0.47%) CSIRT
10 6 (0.40%) Galera Cluster
10 6 (0.40%) HAProxy
10 6 (0.40%) Istio
10 6 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.27%) QRadar
11 4 (0.27%) vRealize
11 4 (0.27%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 3 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
12 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.20%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 202 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 98 (6.59%) Google
3 80 (5.38%) SAP
4 51 (3.43%) Oracle
5 45 (3.03%) Databricks
6 30 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (1.62%) Cisco
8 23 (1.55%) IBM
9 19 (1.28%) VMware
10 12 (0.81%) Facebook
11 11 (0.74%) Cloudera
12 9 (0.61%) Nintex
13 8 (0.54%) Citrix
13 8 (0.54%) MuleSoft
13 8 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
13 8 (0.54%) Talend
13 8 (0.54%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.40%) HP
14 6 (0.40%) Juniper
14 6 (0.40%) Nortel