The median annual salary for a Computer Scientist was - in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Scientist
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 629 687
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Scientist 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London - 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.008% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Median salary - £50,000 £92,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -45.94%  
UK excluding London median salary £23,750 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -34.02% -10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34741 38396 43056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28207 33382 36386
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Computer Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Computer Scientist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Scientist in London

Computer Scientist
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Scientist in London.

Salary trend for Computer Scientist in London

Computer Scientist Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Computer Scientist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Computer Scientist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Deep Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) Data Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Vision
2 1 (50.00%) Video Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) PhD

Computer Scientist Skill Set
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Vision
1 2 (100.00%) Data Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Deep Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PhD