The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 14 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 257 161 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.45% 9.75% 15.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 35.94% 29.81% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 186 136 197
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
715 540 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.19% 32.69% 39.78%
Number of salaries quoted 534 456 560
Average salary £39,420 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.24% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
Cambridgeshire

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 25 July 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 399 (77.33%) Degree
2 219 (42.44%) Software Engineering
3 205 (39.73%) C#
4 190 (36.82%) C++
5 179 (34.69%) Mathematics
6 174 (33.72%) Java
7 167 (32.36%) .NET
8 118 (22.87%) Windows
9 109 (21.12%) Python
10 98 (18.99%) Linux
11 97 (18.80%) SQL
12 90 (17.44%) Physics
13 87 (16.86%) OO
14 86 (16.67%) ASP.NET
15 82 (15.89%) JavaScript
15 82 (15.89%) C
16 78 (15.12%) Scrum
17 70 (13.57%) HTML
17 70 (13.57%) Finance
18 63 (12.21%) TDD
19 59 (11.43%) CSS
20 58 (11.24%) Internet
21 56 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
22 55 (10.66%) Microsoft
23 53 (10.27%) Oracle
23 53 (10.27%) SQL Server
24 47 (9.11%) PHP
25 46 (8.91%) PhD
26 43 (8.33%) Web Services
26 43 (8.33%) Electronics

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 16 (3.10%) Apache
2 15 (2.91%) OpenStack
3 11 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.55%) CloudStack
5 7 (1.36%) IIS
5 7 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.78%) SAS
7 2 (0.39%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.39%) CMS
7 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.39%) Node.js
8 1 (0.19%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 15 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.97%) MS Project
3 4 (0.78%) MS Office
4 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.39%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.39%) Simulink
6 1 (0.19%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
6 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) LabWindows
1 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) Aligne
2 1 (0.19%) ZaiNet
2 1 (0.19%) Endur
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.55%) SaaS
3 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 58 (11.24%) Internet
2 23 (4.46%) Wireless
3 22 (4.26%) Firewall
4 17 (3.29%) HTTP
5 11 (2.13%) VPN
5 11 (2.13%) Network Security
6 9 (1.74%) SAN
7 8 (1.55%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.36%) ZigBee
9 5 (0.97%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.78%) LDAP
11 2 (0.39%) LAN
11 2 (0.39%) WAN
11 2 (0.39%) Modbus
12 1 (0.19%) LTE
12 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.19%) 3G
12 1 (0.19%) 2G
12 1 (0.19%) TETRA
12 1 (0.19%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.23%) Relational Database
3 26 (5.04%) MySQL
4 17 (3.29%) Data Mining
4 17 (3.29%) Big Data
5 13 (2.52%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.55%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.36%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.97%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.58%) SQLite
11 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.58%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (4.46%) NUnit
1 23 (4.46%) MSTest
1 23 (4.46%) Rhino Mocks
1 23 (4.46%) Moq
2 22 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 18 (3.49%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.52%) Maven
5 12 (2.33%) Selenium
6 11 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.55%) GCC
7 8 (1.55%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.36%) LLVM
9 6 (1.16%) JUnit
10 5 (0.97%) Xcode
11 2 (0.39%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.39%) Subversion
12 1 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (0.19%) Mercurial
General
1 70 (13.57%) Finance
2 43 (8.33%) Electronics
3 32 (6.20%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.88%) Banking
5 10 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.74%) Marketing
7 7 (1.36%) Games
7 7 (1.36%) Military
8 6 (1.16%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.97%) Publishing
9 5 (0.97%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 243 (47.09%) Developer
2 166 (32.17%) Software Engineer
3 73 (14.15%) Software Developer
4 72 (13.95%) Graduate
5 48 (9.30%) Graduate Developer
6 46 (8.91%) Junior
7 33 (6.40%) .NET Developer
8 30 (5.81%) C++ Developer
8 30 (5.81%) Junior Developer
9 23 (4.46%) C# Developer
9 23 (4.46%) Junior .NET Developer
9 23 (4.46%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 21 (4.07%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 21 (4.07%) Web Developer
11 16 (3.10%) Consultant
11 16 (3.10%) Analyst
11 16 (3.10%) C++ Software Engineer
11 16 (3.10%) Real Time Software Engineer
11 16 (3.10%) Real Time Engineer
12 15 (2.91%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (32.36%) .NET
2 86 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 70 (13.57%) HTML
4 59 (11.43%) CSS
5 43 (8.33%) Web Services
6 42 (8.14%) WCF
7 40 (7.75%) jQuery
8 36 (6.98%) WPF
9 32 (6.20%) WinForms
10 31 (6.01%) .NET Framework
11 23 (4.46%) XSLT
11 23 (4.46%) Flash
11 23 (4.46%) Spring.NET
11 23 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (4.46%) Castle Windsor
11 23 (4.46%) Ninject
11 23 (4.46%) Razor View Engine
11 23 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 23 (4.46%) Unity DI Container
12 20 (3.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 179 (34.69%) Mathematics
2 90 (17.44%) Physics
3 23 (4.46%) Statistics
3 23 (4.46%) Inversion of Control
3 23 (4.46%) Firmware
3 23 (4.46%) Embedded Systems
4 22 (4.26%) Open Source
5 21 (4.07%) Mobile App
6 19 (3.68%) Cryptography
6 19 (3.68%) Visualisation
7 18 (3.49%) PKI
8 17 (3.29%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.71%) Client/Server
10 11 (2.13%) Device Driver
11 9 (1.74%) 3D Graphics
11 9 (1.74%) GIS
12 8 (1.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 8 (1.55%) Informatics
12 8 (1.55%) Smartphone
13 7 (1.36%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 118 (22.87%) Windows
2 98 (18.99%) Linux
3 42 (8.14%) Android
4 35 (6.78%) Apple iOS
5 30 (5.81%) UNIX
6 8 (1.55%) Solaris
7 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.78%) Windows Phone 8
8 4 (0.78%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.58%) AIX
9 3 (0.58%) HPUX
10 2 (0.39%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.19%) Debian
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (42.44%) Software Engineering
2 87 (16.86%) OO
3 78 (15.12%) Scrum
4 63 (12.21%) TDD
5 56 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (7.95%) OOP
8 37 (7.17%) Machine Learning
9 36 (6.98%) Web Development
10 34 (6.59%) MVC
10 34 (6.59%) Signal Processing
11 33 (6.40%) MVVM
11 33 (6.40%) Kanban
12 31 (6.01%) Multithreading
13 26 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (4.84%) Web Application Development
15 23 (4.46%) Dependency Injection
15 23 (4.46%) Information Security
16 21 (4.07%) Project Management
16 21 (4.07%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 205 (39.73%) C#
2 190 (36.82%) C++
3 174 (33.72%) Java
4 109 (21.12%) Python
5 97 (18.80%) SQL
6 82 (15.89%) JavaScript
6 82 (15.89%) C
7 47 (9.11%) PHP
8 36 (6.98%) VB.NET
9 34 (6.59%) VB
10 33 (6.40%) Perl
11 23 (4.46%) PL/SQL
12 17 (3.29%) Ruby
13 14 (2.71%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.74%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.36%) PHP5
16 6 (1.16%) VB6
16 6 (1.16%) Embedded C
16 6 (1.16%) Assembly Language
16 6 (1.16%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 399 (77.33%) Degree
2 46 (8.91%) PhD
3 11 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.94%) CISSP
5 8 (1.55%) ISEB
5 8 (1.55%) Postgraduate
6 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.97%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.58%) CEH
7 3 (0.58%) CISMP
8 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.39%) HNC
8 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.81%) QA
2 13 (2.52%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.58%) CDISC
4 1 (0.19%) JTAG
4 1 (0.19%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (3.10%) KVM
2 13 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.36%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 11 (2.13%) Puppet
2 9 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.39%) Ansible
4 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (10.66%) Microsoft
2 53 (10.27%) Oracle
3 13 (2.52%) VMware
4 12 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 11 (2.13%) JBoss
6 10 (1.94%) HP
7 9 (1.74%) Sun
7 9 (1.74%) Hitachi
7 9 (1.74%) NetApp
7 9 (1.74%) Cisco
8 6 (1.16%) SAP
8 6 (1.16%) Splunk
9 5 (0.97%) CA
10 3 (0.58%) Intel
10 3 (0.58%) IBM
10 3 (0.58%) Adobe
10 3 (0.58%) Zend
11 2 (0.39%) Huawei
11 2 (0.39%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.19%) OpenLink
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