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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 14 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 265 227 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.49% 11.40% 13.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 33.76% 34.08% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 223 189 225
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
785 666 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 42.92% 33.43% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 627 550 609
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,850
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%
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 23 April 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 377 (78.22%) Degree
2 177 (36.72%) C#
3 166 (34.44%) Mathematics
4 165 (34.23%) Software Engineering
5 163 (33.82%) Java
6 152 (31.54%) C++
7 133 (27.59%) .NET
8 113 (23.44%) SQL
9 100 (20.75%) Linux
10 94 (19.50%) Windows
11 89 (18.46%) HTML
11 89 (18.46%) C
12 83 (17.22%) Python
13 81 (16.80%) Scrum
14 77 (15.98%) CSS
15 71 (14.73%) Perl
16 70 (14.52%) JavaScript
17 69 (14.32%) Physics
18 68 (14.11%) ASP.NET
19 63 (13.07%) OO
20 58 (12.03%) Finance
21 56 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
22 53 (11.00%) SQL Server
22 53 (11.00%) Internet
23 52 (10.79%) Web Development
24 50 (10.37%) Oracle
25 47 (9.75%) TDD
26 45 (9.34%) PHP
27 39 (8.09%) Android
28 38 (7.88%) VB

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (0.83%) IIS
2 3 (0.62%) Tomcat
2 3 (0.62%) SAS
2 3 (0.62%) Node.js
3 2 (0.41%) MediaWiki
3 2 (0.41%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.21%) Tornado
4 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.21%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (1.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.62%) MS Office
3 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.21%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.04%) ZaiNet
1 5 (1.04%) Aligne
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.41%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Heroku
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (11.00%) Internet
2 23 (4.77%) HTTP
3 17 (3.53%) Wireless
4 15 (3.11%) Firewall
5 9 (1.87%) VPN
6 8 (1.66%) SAN
7 7 (1.45%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.24%) Network Security
9 4 (0.83%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.41%) LAN
10 2 (0.41%) WAN
10 2 (0.41%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.21%) SSL
11 1 (0.21%) AMQP
11 1 (0.21%) STUN
11 1 (0.21%) NGN
11 1 (0.21%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.64%) MySQL
3 27 (5.60%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.53%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.87%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.87%) Data Mining
6 9 (1.87%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.83%) IDOL
10 3 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.62%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.41%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 22 (4.56%) NUnit
1 22 (4.56%) MSTest
1 22 (4.56%) Rhino Mocks
1 22 (4.56%) Moq
2 21 (4.36%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.07%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.87%) Subversion
5 6 (1.24%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.04%) Firebug
7 4 (0.83%) Maven
8 3 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.41%) JUnit
9 2 (0.41%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.41%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.41%) GCC
9 2 (0.41%) SCons
9 2 (0.41%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.21%) Xcode
General
1 58 (12.03%) Finance
2 29 (6.02%) Electronics
3 17 (3.53%) Marketing
4 16 (3.32%) Banking
5 15 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.87%) Games
7 6 (1.24%) Automotive
8 5 (1.04%) Military
9 4 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) French Language
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 242 (50.21%) Developer
2 136 (28.22%) Software Engineer
3 96 (19.92%) Software Developer
4 91 (18.88%) Graduate
5 67 (13.90%) Graduate Developer
6 42 (8.71%) Junior
7 31 (6.43%) Analyst
8 29 (6.02%) Web Developer
8 29 (6.02%) .NET Developer
9 26 (5.39%) Junior Developer
10 25 (5.19%) Graduate Software Developer
11 23 (4.77%) Junior .NET Developer
12 22 (4.56%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 22 (4.56%) Tester
13 20 (4.15%) Business Analyst
13 20 (4.15%) Test Engineer
14 19 (3.94%) C++ Software Engineer
14 19 (3.94%) Support Engineer
15 18 (3.73%) Senior Developer
16 17 (3.53%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (27.59%) .NET
2 89 (18.46%) HTML
3 77 (15.98%) CSS
4 68 (14.11%) ASP.NET
5 35 (7.26%) WCF
6 33 (6.85%) Web Services
7 29 (6.02%) WPF
7 29 (6.02%) .NET Framework
8 25 (5.19%) WinForms
9 24 (4.98%) XML
10 23 (4.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (4.56%) Castle Windsor
11 22 (4.56%) Ninject
11 22 (4.56%) Razor View Engine
11 22 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 22 (4.56%) Unity DI Container
11 22 (4.56%) Spring.NET
12 19 (3.94%) jQuery
13 18 (3.73%) Ajax
14 17 (3.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 166 (34.44%) Mathematics
2 69 (14.32%) Physics
3 23 (4.77%) Mobile App
4 22 (4.56%) Inversion of Control
5 15 (3.11%) Machine Learning
6 14 (2.90%) Firmware
7 12 (2.49%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (2.28%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.28%) Statistics
8 11 (2.28%) Informatics
9 9 (1.87%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.87%) Artificial Intelligence
10 7 (1.45%) Grid Computing
10 7 (1.45%) LIMS
10 7 (1.45%) iPhone
11 6 (1.24%) Biology
12 5 (1.04%) Robotics
12 5 (1.04%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.04%) Social Media
12 5 (1.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 100 (20.75%) Linux
2 94 (19.50%) Windows
3 39 (8.09%) Android
4 36 (7.47%) Apple iOS
5 21 (4.36%) UNIX
6 16 (3.32%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.62%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (0.62%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.41%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.21%) Debian
10 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (34.23%) Software Engineering
2 81 (16.80%) Scrum
3 63 (13.07%) OO
4 56 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (10.79%) Web Development
6 47 (9.75%) TDD
7 37 (7.68%) OOP
8 36 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (7.05%) MVC
10 29 (6.02%) Test Automation
11 28 (5.81%) MVVM
12 24 (4.98%) Multithreading
13 23 (4.77%) E-Commerce
14 22 (4.56%) Dependency Injection
14 22 (4.56%) Kanban
14 22 (4.56%) Web Application Development
15 20 (4.15%) UML
15 20 (4.15%) Manual Testing
16 18 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (3.73%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 177 (36.72%) C#
2 163 (33.82%) Java
3 152 (31.54%) C++
4 113 (23.44%) SQL
5 89 (18.46%) C
6 83 (17.22%) Python
7 71 (14.73%) Perl
8 70 (14.52%) JavaScript
9 45 (9.34%) PHP
10 38 (7.88%) VB
11 32 (6.64%) VB.NET
12 17 (3.53%) PL/SQL
13 14 (2.90%) VB6
14 13 (2.70%) Ruby
15 12 (2.49%) Objective-C
16 8 (1.66%) Bash Shell
17 6 (1.24%) Embedded C
18 4 (0.83%) Assembly Language
18 4 (0.83%) Lua
19 3 (0.62%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 377 (78.22%) Degree
2 23 (4.77%) PhD
3 8 (1.66%) Postgraduate
4 6 (1.24%) ISEB
5 3 (0.62%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.41%) CISSP
6 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.41%) HNC
6 2 (0.41%) HND
7 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.47%) QA
2 3 (0.62%) CDISC
2 3 (0.62%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.21%) WAI
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.66%) KVM
3 6 (1.24%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (1.87%) Puppet
2 8 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.04%) Nagios
3 5 (1.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (10.37%) Oracle
2 37 (7.68%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.90%) IBM
3 14 (2.90%) Intel
4 13 (2.70%) VMware
5 12 (2.49%) Sun
5 12 (2.49%) HP
6 9 (1.87%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.66%) Hitachi
7 8 (1.66%) NetApp
8 6 (1.24%) Cisco
9 5 (1.04%) SunGard
10 4 (0.83%) Adobe
11 3 (0.62%) SAP
11 3 (0.62%) Brady
12 2 (0.41%) Google
12 2 (0.41%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.41%) QNX
13 1 (0.21%) Zend
13 1 (0.21%) Citrix
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £62000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £35k to £55k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £40k DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £40k DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 6 days ago