Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > London
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 37 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2,039 3,624 5,173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 6.33% 6.16% 7.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.77% 6.62% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,572 2,861 3,982
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +13.04% -4.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £103,750 £100,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 30,114 54,770 66,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.54% 93.03% 92.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24,335 44,458 53,639
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 12 July 2020.

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 12 July 2020. 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 -4 434 £70,000 - 111
West London -20 56 £40,000 -27.27% 36
South London -21 28 £35,100 -12.25% 3
East London +10 12 £48,750 +17.47% 7
North London +10 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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 1,501 (73.61%) Degree
2 1,002 (49.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 699 (34.28%) Finance
4 656 (32.17%) Python
5 655 (32.12%) Java
6 629 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
7 602 (29.52%) SQL
8 461 (22.61%) Software Engineering
9 433 (21.24%) C#
10 430 (21.09%) Mathematics
11 398 (19.52%) JavaScript
12 385 (18.88%) Problem-Solving
13 381 (18.69%) AWS
14 340 (16.67%) Analytics
15 318 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
16 299 (14.66%) OO
17 294 (14.42%) .NET
18 276 (13.54%) HTML
19 269 (13.19%) DevOps
20 264 (12.95%) Azure
21 255 (12.51%) CSS
22 247 (12.11%) Algorithms
23 227 (11.13%) C++
24 225 (11.03%) Fintech
25 223 (10.94%) Machine Learning
25 223 (10.94%) Git (software)
26 220 (10.79%) SQL Server
27 218 (10.69%) Linux
28 210 (10.30%) AngularJS
29 204 (10.00%) Microsoft

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
1 112 (5.49%) Apache Spark
2 35 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (1.57%) IIS
4 22 (1.08%) Apache
5 21 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
5 21 (1.03%) CMS
6 18 (0.88%) Confluence
7 17 (0.83%) Luigi
7 17 (0.83%) MS Exchange
8 16 (0.78%) SAS
9 9 (0.44%) SharePoint
10 8 (0.39%) nginx
11 7 (0.34%) Tornado
12 6 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.29%) Jupyter
12 6 (0.29%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.25%) IBM Domino
13 5 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.25%) WordPress
14 4 (0.20%) Anypoint
Applications
1 54 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.20%) Notepad++
6 3 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.098%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.098%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.098%) InVision
7 2 (0.098%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.098%) Sketch
8 1 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.049%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 22 (1.08%) Shopify
2 15 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 7 (0.34%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.29%) Oracle FAH
6 6 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
8 4 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 3 (0.15%) R3 Corda
9 3 (0.15%) SAP HCM
9 3 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (0.098%) Misys Opics
10 2 (0.098%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 381 (18.69%) AWS
2 264 (12.95%) Azure
3 117 (5.74%) SaaS
4 114 (5.59%) GCP
5 70 (3.43%) Power Platform
6 62 (3.04%) Serverless
7 47 (2.31%) Amazon S3
8 34 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 34 (1.67%) PaaS
9 33 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
10 31 (1.52%) GitHub
10 31 (1.52%) IaaS
11 28 (1.37%) Office 365
12 26 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
13 25 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
14 21 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
14 21 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
15 19 (0.93%) Force.com
16 16 (0.78%) OpenShift
17 15 (0.74%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 74 (3.63%) Firewall
2 40 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 36 (1.77%) Internet
4 34 (1.67%) Network Security
5 31 (1.52%) VPN
6 29 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
7 25 (1.23%) DNS
8 22 (1.08%) LAN
8 22 (1.08%) VoIP
8 22 (1.08%) WAN
8 22 (1.08%) Wireless
9 19 (0.93%) BGP
10 15 (0.74%) HTTP
11 14 (0.69%) IP Telephony
12 11 (0.54%) SAN
12 11 (0.54%) WebEx
13 10 (0.49%) Converged Networks
13 10 (0.49%) HSRP
13 10 (0.49%) Multicast
13 10 (0.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 171 (8.39%) Relational Database
3 154 (7.55%) Big Data
4 141 (6.92%) NoSQL
5 114 (5.59%) Hadoop
6 102 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 97 (4.76%) MySQL
8 94 (4.61%) MongoDB
9 80 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
10 65 (3.19%) Power BI
11 63 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
12 57 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 51 (2.50%) RDBMS
14 47 (2.31%) Data Mining
15 40 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 39 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 33 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 32 (1.57%) Apache Hive
19 29 (1.42%) Redis
20 28 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 223 (10.94%) Git (software)
2 98 (4.81%) Jenkins
3 76 (3.73%) JIRA
4 49 (2.40%) Selenium
5 48 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 45 (2.21%) Visual Studio
7 33 (1.62%) webpack
8 30 (1.47%) Maven
9 27 (1.32%) JUnit
10 25 (1.23%) Cypress.io
11 21 (1.03%) Cucumber
12 20 (0.98%) Gradle
12 20 (0.98%) TeamCity
13 18 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 18 (0.88%) GitLab
14 17 (0.83%) Subversion
15 16 (0.78%) Bitbucket
16 14 (0.69%) Grunt
16 14 (0.69%) JMeter
17 13 (0.64%) Eclipse
General
1 699 (34.28%) Finance
2 127 (6.23%) Banking
3 119 (5.84%) Front Office
4 78 (3.83%) Retail
5 76 (3.73%) Marketing
6 71 (3.48%) Games
7 57 (2.80%) Investment Banking
8 37 (1.81%) Advertising
9 33 (1.62%) Telecoms
10 32 (1.57%) Back Office
11 24 (1.18%) German Language
12 20 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 19 (0.93%) Billing
13 19 (0.93%) Legal
14 18 (0.88%) French Language
15 17 (0.83%) Law
16 16 (0.78%) Publishing
17 12 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.49%) General Ledger
19 7 (0.34%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 833 (40.85%) Developer
2 181 (8.88%) Analyst
3 177 (8.68%) Java Developer
4 168 (8.24%) Software Engineer
5 152 (7.45%) Junior
6 142 (6.96%) C# Developer
7 140 (6.87%) Graduate
8 115 (5.64%) Python Developer
9 112 (5.49%) Senior Developer
10 109 (5.35%) Junior Developer
11 94 (4.61%) Graduate Developer
12 90 (4.41%) .NET Developer
13 81 (3.97%) Architect
14 74 (3.63%) Java Engineer
14 74 (3.63%) Software Developer
15 70 (3.43%) Data Scientist
16 62 (3.04%) Consultant
16 62 (3.04%) Data Engineer
17 60 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
17 60 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (14.42%) .NET
2 276 (13.54%) HTML
3 255 (12.51%) CSS
4 210 (10.30%) AngularJS
5 191 (9.37%) React
6 130 (6.38%) Node.js
7 126 (6.18%) HTML5
8 121 (5.93%) Web Services
9 120 (5.89%) Kafka
10 114 (5.59%) REST
11 95 (4.66%) Vue.js
12 84 (4.12%) Spring
13 83 (4.07%) XML
14 82 (4.02%) .NET Core
15 61 (2.99%) ASP.NET
15 61 (2.99%) CSS3
15 61 (2.99%) Redux
16 53 (2.60%) jQuery
17 52 (2.55%) RESTful
18 49 (2.40%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 318 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
2 247 (12.11%) Algorithms
3 191 (9.37%) User Experience
4 178 (8.73%) Hedge funds
5 170 (8.34%) Data Structures
6 140 (6.87%) Management Information System
7 109 (5.35%) Greenfield Project
8 99 (4.86%) Derivative
9 98 (4.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 87 (4.27%) Mobile App
11 84 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
12 66 (3.24%) Fixed Income
13 58 (2.84%) Equities
14 55 (2.70%) Virtual Team
15 48 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
16 43 (2.11%) Cloud Native
17 39 (1.91%) Reinsurance
18 36 (1.77%) Analytical Mindset
19 28 (1.37%) Public Cloud
19 28 (1.37%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 218 (10.69%) Linux
2 91 (4.46%) Windows
3 73 (3.58%) Unix
4 71 (3.48%) Android
5 70 (3.43%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.37%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.74%) CentOS
8 13 (0.64%) VMS
9 9 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (0.29%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.29%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.25%) Robot Operating System
12 5 (0.25%) Solaris
12 5 (0.25%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.15%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.098%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 629 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 461 (22.61%) Software Engineering
3 430 (21.09%) Mathematics
4 385 (18.88%) Problem-Solving
5 340 (16.67%) Analytics
6 299 (14.66%) OO
7 269 (13.19%) DevOps
8 225 (11.03%) Fintech
9 223 (10.94%) Machine Learning
10 193 (9.47%) Data Science
11 190 (9.32%) Physics
12 174 (8.53%) Artificial Intelligence
13 172 (8.44%) Test Automation
14 166 (8.14%) TDD
15 161 (7.90%) Microservices
16 157 (7.70%) Statistics
17 154 (7.55%) Scrum
18 152 (7.45%) SDLC
19 129 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
20 107 (5.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 656 (32.17%) Python
2 655 (32.12%) Java
3 602 (29.52%) SQL
4 433 (21.24%) C#
5 398 (19.52%) JavaScript
6 227 (11.13%) C++
7 113 (5.54%) R
8 105 (5.15%) Scala
9 100 (4.90%) PHP
10 80 (3.92%) TypeScript
11 77 (3.78%) PowerShell
12 69 (3.38%) Shell Script
13 67 (3.29%) C
14 56 (2.75%) Java 8
15 53 (2.60%) Bash Shell
16 42 (2.06%) T-SQL
17 39 (1.91%) Kotlin
18 38 (1.86%) Go
18 38 (1.86%) Ruby
19 35 (1.72%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,501 (73.61%) Degree
2 1,002 (49.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 176 (8.63%) Master's Degree
4 90 (4.41%) PhD
5 52 (2.55%) AWS Certification
6 49 (2.40%) CISSP
7 40 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
8 38 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (1.28%) MBA
10 24 (1.18%) CCNP
11 23 (1.13%) CISA
12 22 (1.08%) CISM
13 20 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (0.88%) CCNA
15 17 (0.83%) GIAC
16 15 (0.74%) Security Cleared
17 14 (0.69%) ISTQB
18 11 (0.54%) CRISC
18 11 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 9 (0.44%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (5.93%) QA
2 38 (1.86%) SLA
3 27 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.59%) NIST
6 9 (0.44%) GDPR
7 7 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.25%) COBIT
9 4 (0.20%) BS25999
9 4 (0.20%) UCITS
10 3 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
10 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.15%) PMO
11 2 (0.098%) Basel II
11 2 (0.098%) Basel III
11 2 (0.098%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.098%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.049%) EMIR
12 1 (0.049%) GxP
12 1 (0.049%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 192 (9.42%) Docker
2 55 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 41 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.59%) VirtualBox
6 10 (0.49%) HDFS
7 9 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.39%) Firmware
9 6 (0.29%) vSphere
9 6 (0.29%) XenApp
10 5 (0.25%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.15%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.15%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.098%) LXC
12 2 (0.098%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.049%) iptables
13 1 (0.049%) NFS
Systems Management
1 135 (6.62%) Kubernetes
2 77 (3.78%) Ansible
3 62 (3.04%) Terraform
4 53 (2.60%) Puppet
5 44 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.69%) SCCM
7 8 (0.39%) Salt
7 8 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (0.34%) Control-M
9 6 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.20%) CloudHub
11 4 (0.20%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.20%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.15%) Cisco CME
12 3 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.15%) Mesos
12 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.15%) Rundeck
12 3 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 204 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 129 (6.33%) Oracle
3 84 (4.12%) Google
4 77 (3.78%) Tableau
5 68 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 50 (2.45%) VMware
7 44 (2.16%) ServiceNow
8 41 (2.01%) Cisco
9 16 (0.78%) HP
9 16 (0.78%) SAP
10 15 (0.74%) Adobe
10 15 (0.74%) Atlassian
10 15 (0.74%) Splunk
11 14 (0.69%) Pardot
12 13 (0.64%) IBM
12 13 (0.64%) Informatica
13 12 (0.59%) Palo Alto
13 12 (0.59%) Talend
14 11 (0.54%) TIBCO
15 10 (0.49%) Citrix