The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 12 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 229 267 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.15% 16.56% 15.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 32.03% 33.84% 31.08%
Number of salaries quoted 174 200 187
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Computer Science
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
715 789 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.29% 48.95% 49.08%
Number of salaries quoted 491 564 599
Average salary £40,000 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Cambridge region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Cambridge

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 359 (81.59%) Degree
2 194 (44.09%) Software Engineering
3 157 (35.68%) Java
4 133 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (29.55%) Mathematics
6 120 (27.27%) C++
7 117 (26.59%) Linux
8 112 (25.45%) SQL
9 103 (23.41%) C#
10 96 (21.82%) JavaScript
11 93 (21.14%) HTML
12 90 (20.45%) .NET
13 85 (19.32%) Windows
14 78 (17.73%) Python
14 78 (17.73%) CSS
15 68 (15.45%) OO
15 68 (15.45%) Physics
16 66 (15.00%) Scrum
17 60 (13.64%) jQuery
18 57 (12.95%) C
19 56 (12.73%) ASP.NET
20 54 (12.27%) MVC
21 49 (11.14%) Oracle
21 49 (11.14%) PhD
22 47 (10.68%) Algorithms
23 44 (10.00%) Web Services
24 43 (9.77%) TDD
24 43 (9.77%) REST
24 43 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
25 41 (9.32%) HTML5

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.50%) IIS
2 6 (1.36%) Apache Solr
3 5 (1.14%) Apache
4 4 (0.91%) Facebook Platform
4 4 (0.91%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.68%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.68%) CMS
5 3 (0.68%) Node.js
6 2 (0.45%) Confluence
6 2 (0.45%) Documentum
7 1 (0.23%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.23%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.23%) JBoss
7 1 (0.23%) nginx
7 1 (0.23%) SAS
7 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (3.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 17 (3.86%) Photoshop
2 15 (3.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.45%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.45%) MS Office
4 1 (0.23%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.91%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 4 (0.91%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 3 (0.68%) Endur
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (7.05%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.59%) SaaS
5 4 (0.91%) GitHub
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.23%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.95%) HTTP
2 7 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.36%) Ethernet
3 6 (1.36%) Firewall
3 6 (1.36%) SAN
4 5 (1.14%) Internet
5 4 (0.91%) LDAP
6 3 (0.68%) AMQP
6 3 (0.68%) MQTT
7 2 (0.45%) DNS
7 2 (0.45%) Extranet
7 2 (0.45%) Intranet
7 2 (0.45%) Network Security
7 2 (0.45%) VLAN
7 2 (0.45%) Wireless
8 1 (0.23%) DHCP
8 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.23%) NAS
8 1 (0.23%) SMTP
8 1 (0.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 28 (6.36%) Big Data
2 28 (6.36%) SQL Server
3 24 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.41%) MySQL
5 12 (2.73%) GIS
6 11 (2.50%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.14%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.91%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.91%) DB2
9 4 (0.91%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.68%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.68%) HBase
11 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.91%) Jenkins
3 25 (5.68%) Maven
4 24 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 18 (4.09%) Visual Studio
6 17 (3.86%) Eclipse
7 15 (3.41%) Selenium
8 14 (3.18%) JIRA
9 7 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.36%) Artifactory
11 5 (1.14%) IntelliJ
11 5 (1.14%) NUnit
12 4 (0.91%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.91%) PeopleTools
12 4 (0.91%) Protractor
12 4 (0.91%) QUnit
13 3 (0.68%) Bower
13 3 (0.68%) Grunt
13 3 (0.68%) gulp
13 3 (0.68%) Jasmine
General
1 41 (9.32%) Finance
2 27 (6.14%) Electronics
3 16 (3.64%) Automotive
3 16 (3.64%) Marketing
4 12 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.50%) Banking
5 11 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (0.91%) French Language
6 4 (0.91%) Games
6 4 (0.91%) German Language
7 2 (0.45%) Military
7 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.45%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.23%) Front Office
8 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.23%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.23%) Publishing
8 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 196 (44.55%) Developer
2 97 (22.05%) Software Engineer
3 65 (14.77%) Java Developer
4 41 (9.32%) Software Developer
5 39 (8.86%) Graduate
6 28 (6.36%) Analyst
6 28 (6.36%) C++ Software Engineer
6 28 (6.36%) JavaScript Developer
6 28 (6.36%) Junior
7 26 (5.91%) Senior Developer
8 25 (5.68%) Java Engineer
9 24 (5.45%) Graduate Developer
9 24 (5.45%) Junior Developer
10 22 (5.00%) C++ Developer
10 22 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
10 22 (5.00%) Programmer
10 22 (5.00%) UI Developer
11 21 (4.77%) HTML Developer
12 20 (4.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 20 (4.55%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (21.14%) HTML
2 90 (20.45%) .NET
3 78 (17.73%) CSS
4 60 (13.64%) jQuery
5 56 (12.73%) ASP.NET
6 44 (10.00%) Web Services
7 43 (9.77%) REST
8 41 (9.32%) HTML5
9 31 (7.05%) XML
10 29 (6.59%) JSON
11 27 (6.14%) SOAP
12 23 (5.23%) Spring
13 22 (5.00%) J2EE
14 21 (4.77%) AngularJS
14 21 (4.77%) CSS3
15 20 (4.55%) RESTful
16 18 (4.09%) Django
17 15 (3.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 15 (3.41%) JDBC
18 13 (2.95%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 130 (29.55%) Mathematics
2 68 (15.45%) Physics
3 47 (10.68%) Algorithms
4 43 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (7.95%) User Experience
6 29 (6.59%) Data Structures
7 26 (5.91%) Life Science
8 17 (3.86%) Biology
9 16 (3.64%) Client/Server
10 14 (3.18%) Management Information System
11 11 (2.50%) Mobile App
12 10 (2.27%) Data Centre
13 9 (2.05%) Replication
14 8 (1.82%) Statistics
15 7 (1.59%) Raspberry Pi
16 6 (1.36%) EMV
17 5 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
17 5 (1.14%) Visualisation
18 4 (0.91%) Data Integration
18 4 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 117 (26.59%) Linux
2 85 (19.32%) Windows
3 36 (8.18%) Unix
4 17 (3.86%) Android
5 12 (2.73%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.59%) Windows CE
7 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.91%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.91%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.91%) VMS
9 3 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.45%) Solaris
11 1 (0.23%) MVS
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (44.09%) Software Engineering
2 133 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (15.45%) OO
4 66 (15.00%) Scrum
5 54 (12.27%) MVC
6 43 (9.77%) TDD
7 40 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (7.95%) OOP
9 29 (6.59%) Web Design
10 28 (6.36%) Web Development
11 27 (6.14%) Bioinformatics
11 27 (6.14%) Open Source
12 26 (5.91%) Project Management
12 26 (5.91%) SDLC
12 26 (5.91%) Unit Testing
13 20 (4.55%) Kanban
13 20 (4.55%) Multithreading
14 19 (4.32%) Continuous Delivery
14 19 (4.32%) Front End Development
15 18 (4.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 157 (35.68%) Java
2 120 (27.27%) C++
3 112 (25.45%) SQL
4 103 (23.41%) C#
5 96 (21.82%) JavaScript
6 78 (17.73%) Python
7 57 (12.95%) C
8 33 (7.50%) Perl
9 22 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 15 (3.41%) Embedded C
11 12 (2.73%) Embedded C++
12 8 (1.82%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.82%) MATLAB
12 8 (1.82%) PHP
12 8 (1.82%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.59%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.36%) Delphi
14 6 (1.36%) R
15 5 (1.14%) Scala
16 4 (0.91%) F#
Qualifications
1 359 (81.59%) Degree
2 49 (11.14%) PhD
3 2 (0.45%) CISSP
3 2 (0.45%) ISEB
3 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.68%) QA
2 4 (0.91%) WAI
3 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) MISRA
4 1 (0.23%) SDET
4 1 (0.23%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 26 (5.91%) Docker
2 8 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.91%) Firmware
3 4 (0.91%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.91%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.91%) Data Guard
1 4 (0.91%) SCCM
2 1 (0.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 49 (11.14%) Oracle
2 22 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.05%) VMware
4 8 (1.82%) Autodesk
5 7 (1.59%) QNX
6 6 (1.36%) PTC
7 5 (1.14%) Cisco
7 5 (1.14%) IBM
8 4 (0.91%) CA
8 4 (0.91%) Dell
8 4 (0.91%) DevExpress
8 4 (0.91%) Facebook
8 4 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (0.91%) Vertica
9 3 (0.68%) OpenLink
10 2 (0.45%) Google
11 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.23%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (0.23%) Lotus
11 1 (0.23%) Twitter
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + equity
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Career Progression!
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Blue Glue
Posted: 3 days ago
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Go Partnership.
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits + Prospects
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: to £45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: to £45,000 plus benefits
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Searchability
Salary: £32000 per annum
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year
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Salary: £25,000 to £26,000 per year
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