Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > London
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 31 31
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3,085 4,200 4,683
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 6.39% 6.89% 6.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.84% 7.43% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,435 3,210 3,825
Median annual salary £65,000 £64,750 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.39% +10.68% -2.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £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 45,135 56,510 64,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.48% 92.73% 93.24%
Number of salaries quoted 36,183 45,746 53,555
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +1 734 £70,000 +7.69% 168
West London -23 100 £45,000 -18.18% 71
South London -22 33 £35,100 -12.25% 11
East London -5 21 £82,500 +98.80% 45
North London -13 6 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 2,187 (70.89%) Degree
2 1,454 (47.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,044 (33.84%) Finance
4 1,032 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
5 992 (32.16%) Java
6 922 (29.89%) SQL
7 918 (29.76%) Python
8 708 (22.95%) Mathematics
9 691 (22.40%) C#
10 672 (21.78%) JavaScript
11 667 (21.62%) Software Engineering
12 607 (19.68%) Problem-Solving
13 570 (18.48%) AWS
14 454 (14.72%) HTML
15 451 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
16 448 (14.52%) Analytics
17 447 (14.49%) .NET
18 414 (13.42%) CSS
19 380 (12.32%) OO
20 375 (12.16%) C++
21 370 (11.99%) DevOps
21 370 (11.99%) Azure
22 362 (11.73%) Fintech
23 358 (11.60%) AngularJS
24 351 (11.38%) Machine Learning
25 350 (11.35%) Algorithms
26 341 (11.05%) Git (software)
27 326 (10.57%) Docker
28 317 (10.28%) SQL Server
29 312 (10.11%) Data Science

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
1 163 (5.28%) Apache Spark
2 68 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
3 39 (1.26%) Apache
4 31 (1.00%) IIS
5 30 (0.97%) Confluence
6 29 (0.94%) MS Exchange
7 27 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
8 25 (0.81%) CMS
9 21 (0.68%) SAS
10 20 (0.65%) Luigi
11 15 (0.49%) SharePoint
12 13 (0.42%) Jupyter
12 13 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (0.36%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
14 10 (0.32%) Tomcat
15 9 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (0.23%) nginx
17 6 (0.19%) Apache Pig
17 6 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 51 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.36%) Sketch
6 7 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.23%) Zeplin
7 6 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.16%) ProjectWise
9 4 (0.13%) Notepad++
10 3 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.097%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.097%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.065%) Houdini
11 2 (0.065%) InVision
11 2 (0.065%) Maya
11 2 (0.065%) NUKE
11 2 (0.065%) SPSS
12 1 (0.032%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 25 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
2 23 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 16 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 16 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 15 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (0.49%) Oracle FAH
6 14 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
6 14 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
6 14 (0.45%) Shopify
7 13 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
8 12 (0.39%) R3 Corda
9 11 (0.36%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 10 (0.32%) HFM
11 9 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
12 7 (0.23%) NetSuite
12 7 (0.23%) thinkFolio
13 6 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (0.19%) Primavera
14 5 (0.16%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 570 (18.48%) AWS
2 370 (11.99%) Azure
3 162 (5.25%) GCP
4 136 (4.41%) SaaS
5 91 (2.95%) Serverless
6 79 (2.56%) GitHub
7 72 (2.33%) Power Platform
8 71 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
9 49 (1.59%) Amazon S3
10 44 (1.43%) PaaS
11 41 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
12 40 (1.30%) Office 365
13 38 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
14 32 (1.04%) IaaS
15 25 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
16 24 (0.78%) Force.com
17 21 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
18 18 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
19 16 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
20 15 (0.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 103 (3.34%) Firewall
2 61 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 54 (1.75%) Internet
4 52 (1.69%) Network Security
5 42 (1.36%) BGP
6 38 (1.23%) LAN
7 35 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 35 (1.13%) VoIP
7 35 (1.13%) VPN
8 34 (1.10%) Wireless
9 32 (1.04%) WAN
10 31 (1.00%) HTTP
11 28 (0.91%) DNS
12 20 (0.65%) IP Telephony
12 20 (0.65%) IPsec
13 17 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (0.55%) Cisco IPT
13 17 (0.55%) OSPF
13 17 (0.55%) VRRP
13 17 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 241 (7.81%) Relational Database
3 233 (7.55%) Big Data
4 185 (6.00%) NoSQL
5 146 (4.73%) Hadoop
6 144 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
7 136 (4.41%) MySQL
8 118 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
9 101 (3.27%) MongoDB
10 75 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 75 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 69 (2.24%) Power BI
12 57 (1.85%) RDBMS
13 50 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 49 (1.59%) Data Mining
14 49 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 47 (1.52%) Apache Hive
16 45 (1.46%) Redis
17 40 (1.30%) Blockchain
17 40 (1.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 341 (11.05%) Git (software)
2 148 (4.80%) Jenkins
3 147 (4.76%) JIRA
4 99 (3.21%) Selenium
5 56 (1.82%) JUnit
6 54 (1.75%) webpack
7 44 (1.43%) Visual Studio
8 42 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
9 37 (1.20%) Jasmine
10 36 (1.17%) Subversion
11 34 (1.10%) Maven
12 33 (1.07%) Cucumber
13 30 (0.97%) GitLab
14 29 (0.94%) TeamCity
15 28 (0.91%) Grunt
15 28 (0.91%) Mocha
16 27 (0.88%) WebDriver
17 25 (0.81%) Cypress.io
17 25 (0.81%) Eclipse
17 25 (0.81%) Gradle
General
1 1,044 (33.84%) Finance
2 203 (6.58%) Banking
3 165 (5.35%) Front Office
4 158 (5.12%) Marketing
5 132 (4.28%) Games
6 96 (3.11%) Retail
7 84 (2.72%) Investment Banking
8 64 (2.07%) Telecoms
9 61 (1.98%) Advertising
10 56 (1.82%) Financial Institution
11 40 (1.30%) French Language
12 34 (1.10%) Electronics
13 33 (1.07%) Public Sector
14 32 (1.04%) German Language
15 31 (1.00%) Back Office
15 31 (1.00%) Law
16 28 (0.91%) Legal
17 20 (0.65%) General Ledger
18 18 (0.58%) Billing
18 18 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,372 (44.47%) Developer
2 335 (10.86%) Java Developer
3 270 (8.75%) Analyst
4 258 (8.36%) C# Developer
5 253 (8.20%) Graduate
6 230 (7.46%) Junior
7 212 (6.87%) Software Engineer
8 211 (6.84%) Senior Developer
9 170 (5.51%) Graduate Developer
10 165 (5.35%) Junior Developer
11 161 (5.22%) Python Developer
12 147 (4.76%) .NET Developer
13 144 (4.67%) Software Developer
14 111 (3.60%) Data Scientist
15 91 (2.95%) Consultant
16 90 (2.92%) Architect
17 89 (2.88%) C++ Developer
18 88 (2.85%) Python Engineer
19 86 (2.79%) Data Engineer
20 79 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 454 (14.72%) HTML
2 447 (14.49%) .NET
3 414 (13.42%) CSS
4 358 (11.60%) AngularJS
5 280 (9.08%) React
6 233 (7.55%) REST
7 228 (7.39%) HTML5
8 225 (7.29%) Web Services
9 176 (5.71%) Node.js
10 154 (4.99%) Spring
11 144 (4.67%) RESTful
12 135 (4.38%) Kafka
12 135 (4.38%) XML
13 134 (4.34%) ASP.NET
14 128 (4.15%) CSS3
15 116 (3.76%) .NET Core
16 107 (3.47%) Vue.js
17 104 (3.37%) Redux
18 88 (2.85%) Spring Boot
19 87 (2.82%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 451 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
2 350 (11.35%) Algorithms
3 286 (9.27%) User Experience
4 262 (8.49%) Hedge funds
5 242 (7.84%) Data Structures
6 178 (5.77%) Management Information System
7 158 (5.12%) Derivative
8 149 (4.83%) Mobile App
9 148 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
10 116 (3.76%) Fixed Income
11 112 (3.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 100 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
13 76 (2.46%) Equities
14 59 (1.91%) Reinsurance
15 57 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
16 52 (1.69%) Virtual Team
17 49 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
18 45 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
19 34 (1.10%) Analytical Mindset
20 32 (1.04%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 309 (10.02%) Linux
2 174 (5.64%) Windows
3 129 (4.18%) Unix
4 113 (3.66%) Android
5 90 (2.92%) Apple iOS
6 65 (2.11%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.62%) CentOS
8 14 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 14 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.29%) Kali Linux
10 9 (0.29%) Solaris
11 8 (0.26%) Debian
11 8 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
12 7 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.16%) VMS
14 5 (0.16%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,032 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
2 708 (22.95%) Mathematics
3 667 (21.62%) Software Engineering
4 607 (19.68%) Problem-Solving
5 448 (14.52%) Analytics
6 380 (12.32%) OO
7 370 (11.99%) DevOps
8 362 (11.73%) Fintech
9 351 (11.38%) Machine Learning
10 312 (10.11%) Data Science
11 304 (9.85%) Physics
12 289 (9.37%) Microservices
13 279 (9.04%) Test Automation
14 253 (8.20%) Scrum
15 252 (8.17%) Artificial Intelligence
16 245 (7.94%) TDD
17 228 (7.39%) SDLC
18 224 (7.26%) Statistics
19 173 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
20 171 (5.54%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 992 (32.16%) Java
2 922 (29.89%) SQL
3 918 (29.76%) Python
4 691 (22.40%) C#
5 672 (21.78%) JavaScript
6 375 (12.16%) C++
7 195 (6.32%) Scala
8 183 (5.93%) PHP
9 159 (5.15%) R
10 142 (4.60%) TypeScript
11 87 (2.82%) ES6
12 86 (2.79%) Java 8
13 84 (2.72%) Kotlin
13 84 (2.72%) Shell Script
14 78 (2.53%) Bash Shell
14 78 (2.53%) PowerShell
15 76 (2.46%) C
16 75 (2.43%) T-SQL
17 72 (2.33%) Go
18 60 (1.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2,187 (70.89%) Degree
2 1,454 (47.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 207 (6.71%) Master's Degree
4 178 (5.77%) PhD
5 73 (2.37%) Numerate Degree
6 61 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (1.30%) CISSP
8 39 (1.26%) CCNP
9 38 (1.23%) AWS Certification
9 38 (1.23%) MBA
10 35 (1.13%) CCNA
11 30 (0.97%) Security Cleared
12 24 (0.78%) ISTQB
13 22 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (0.68%) GIAC
15 14 (0.45%) SC Cleared
16 13 (0.42%) CISA
16 13 (0.42%) DV Cleared
17 12 (0.39%) CISM
18 11 (0.36%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (6.74%) QA
2 37 (1.20%) SLA
3 29 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.29%) PMO
5 8 (0.26%) GDPR
5 8 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.23%) MiFID
6 7 (0.23%) NIST
7 6 (0.19%) COBIT
7 6 (0.19%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.13%) BS25999
10 3 (0.097%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.065%) Basel II
11 2 (0.065%) Basel III
11 2 (0.065%) EMIR
11 2 (0.065%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.065%) UCITS
System Software
1 326 (10.57%) Docker
2 75 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 48 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 27 (0.88%) VirtualBox
6 15 (0.49%) Firmware
7 14 (0.45%) VMware NSX
8 7 (0.23%) XenApp
9 5 (0.16%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.16%) vSphere
10 4 (0.13%) HDFS
11 2 (0.065%) KVM
11 2 (0.065%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.065%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.065%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.032%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.032%) Ceph
12 1 (0.032%) Gluster
12 1 (0.032%) NFS
12 1 (0.032%) Snort
Systems Management
1 223 (7.23%) Kubernetes
2 83 (2.69%) Ansible
3 72 (2.33%) Terraform
4 71 (2.30%) Puppet
5 44 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (0.68%) Salt
7 16 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
8 15 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
9 13 (0.42%) SCCM
10 12 (0.39%) Cisco CME
10 12 (0.39%) FortiGate
11 11 (0.36%) Grafana
12 10 (0.32%) Mesos
12 10 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
13 9 (0.29%) Graphite
13 9 (0.29%) Nessus
13 9 (0.29%) Nmap
13 9 (0.29%) Sysdig
14 7 (0.23%) Control-M
15 6 (0.19%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 244 (7.91%) Microsoft
2 223 (7.23%) Oracle
3 170 (5.51%) Google
4 111 (3.60%) Tableau
5 78 (2.53%) VMware
6 77 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
7 57 (1.85%) Cisco
8 50 (1.62%) ServiceNow
9 25 (0.81%) LogicMonitor
10 23 (0.75%) Citrix
11 22 (0.71%) Apple
12 21 (0.68%) SAP
13 20 (0.65%) Adobe
13 20 (0.65%) Atlassian
14 19 (0.62%) Palo Alto
15 18 (0.58%) HP
16 14 (0.45%) Pardot
17 13 (0.42%) CyberArk
17 13 (0.42%) Informatica
17 13 (0.42%) TIBCO