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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 10 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 255 247 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.55% 14.07% 9.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 37.06% 29.47% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 218 187 141
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
688 838 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.35% 47.72% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 564 617 566
Average salary £42,500 £39,420 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.81% -7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 433 (85.40%) Degree
2 256 (50.49%) Software Engineering
3 219 (43.20%) C++
4 167 (32.94%) C#
5 162 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
6 160 (31.56%) Java
7 144 (28.40%) SQL
8 141 (27.81%) Mathematics
9 138 (27.22%) Python
10 135 (26.63%) C
11 125 (24.65%) .NET
12 123 (24.26%) JavaScript
13 111 (21.89%) OO
14 107 (21.10%) HTML
15 95 (18.74%) Analytical Skills
16 86 (16.96%) Windows
17 85 (16.77%) Algorithms
18 83 (16.37%) Linux
19 80 (15.78%) Android
20 77 (15.19%) jQuery
21 74 (14.60%) Microsoft
22 66 (13.02%) Apple iOS
23 64 (12.62%) Finance
24 63 (12.43%) SQL Server
25 62 (12.23%) Scrum
26 58 (11.44%) ASP.NET
26 58 (11.44%) Web Services
27 56 (11.05%) Electronics
28 49 (9.66%) CSS
29 47 (9.27%) Objective-C

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 15 (2.96%) OpenStack
2 10 (1.97%) Node.js
3 8 (1.58%) JBoss
4 5 (0.99%) Apache
5 4 (0.79%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.59%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.59%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.39%) CloudStack
7 2 (0.39%) IIS
7 2 (0.39%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.20%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.35%) SaaS
4 6 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.59%) GitHub
6 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.50%) Internet
2 28 (5.52%) Wireless
3 12 (2.37%) HTTP
4 8 (1.58%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.99%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.79%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.79%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.59%) ZigBee
7 3 (0.59%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.39%) Intranet
8 2 (0.39%) FTP
9 1 (0.20%) SNMP
9 1 (0.20%) SAN
9 1 (0.20%) NFC
9 1 (0.20%) Network Security
9 1 (0.20%) AMQP
9 1 (0.20%) MQTT
9 1 (0.20%) 802.11
9 1 (0.20%) Firewall
9 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (12.43%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.31%) MySQL
2 32 (6.31%) NoSQL
3 27 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (4.93%) MongoDB
5 21 (4.14%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.58%) SAP BW
10 6 (1.18%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.99%) CouchDB
11 5 (0.99%) Neo4j
11 5 (0.99%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.79%) Big Data
13 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.59%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.20%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 34 (6.71%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.51%) Jenkins
3 25 (4.93%) Selenium
4 19 (3.75%) Maven
5 16 (3.16%) NUnit
5 16 (3.16%) Visual Studio
6 14 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.78%) GCC
8 7 (1.38%) LLVM
9 6 (1.18%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.79%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.79%) Subversion
10 4 (0.79%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (0.59%) Mockito
11 3 (0.59%) TestNG
11 3 (0.59%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.59%) Android Studio
11 3 (0.59%) JIRA
12 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 64 (12.62%) Finance
2 56 (11.05%) Electronics
3 25 (4.93%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.54%) Marketing
5 9 (1.78%) Banking
6 7 (1.38%) Games
7 6 (1.18%) Automotive
8 5 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.79%) Billing
10 2 (0.39%) Law
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Retail
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 241 (47.53%) Software Engineer
2 200 (39.45%) Developer
3 71 (14.00%) Software Developer
4 48 (9.47%) Graduate
5 36 (7.10%) C# Software Engineer
6 35 (6.90%) Test Engineer
7 32 (6.31%) C++ Developer
7 32 (6.31%) Programmer
7 32 (6.31%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 31 (6.11%) Java Developer
9 27 (5.33%) Senior Developer
10 23 (4.54%) Software Test Engineer
11 22 (4.34%) C# Developer
11 22 (4.34%) .NET Software Engineer
12 19 (3.75%) Junior
13 18 (3.55%) Senior Software Engineer
13 18 (3.55%) Senior Software Developer
14 17 (3.35%) Web Developer
15 16 (3.16%) Junior Developer
16 14 (2.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (24.65%) .NET
2 107 (21.10%) HTML
3 77 (15.19%) jQuery
4 58 (11.44%) ASP.NET
4 58 (11.44%) Web Services
5 49 (9.66%) CSS
6 31 (6.11%) MFC
7 19 (3.75%) HTML5
8 16 (3.16%) WPF
9 15 (2.96%) XML
9 15 (2.96%) Spring
9 15 (2.96%) Ruby on Rails
10 13 (2.56%) JSP
10 13 (2.56%) J2EE
10 13 (2.56%) RESTful
11 12 (2.37%) PhoneGap
12 9 (1.78%) CSS3
12 9 (1.78%) AngularJS
12 9 (1.78%) SOAP
13 8 (1.58%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 141 (27.81%) Mathematics
2 95 (18.74%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (16.77%) Algorithms
4 46 (9.07%) Physics
5 33 (6.51%) User Experience
6 31 (6.11%) Pocket PC
7 25 (4.93%) Internet of Things
8 24 (4.73%) Mobile App
9 23 (4.54%) Statistics
9 23 (4.54%) Embedded Systems
10 22 (4.34%) Robotics
11 21 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (3.94%) Client/Server
13 19 (3.75%) Mechatronics
13 19 (3.75%) GIS
14 15 (2.96%) Visualisation
15 14 (2.76%) Management Information System
16 13 (2.56%) Informatics
16 13 (2.56%) Blog
17 9 (1.78%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 86 (16.96%) Windows
2 83 (16.37%) Linux
3 80 (15.78%) Android
4 66 (13.02%) Apple iOS
5 20 (3.94%) UNIX
6 12 (2.37%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.39%) AIX
7 2 (0.39%) HPUX
7 2 (0.39%) Solaris
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.20%) CentOS
8 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.20%) OpenWrt
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.20%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (50.49%) Software Engineering
2 162 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (21.89%) OO
4 62 (12.23%) Scrum
5 39 (7.69%) Open Source
6 34 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (6.31%) Mentoring
8 31 (6.11%) OOD
9 30 (5.92%) SDLC
10 25 (4.93%) TDD
11 23 (4.54%) Unit Testing
12 22 (4.34%) Data Analysis
13 21 (4.14%) User Stories
14 20 (3.94%) Multithreading
14 20 (3.94%) Risk Management
15 19 (3.75%) Configuration Management
16 18 (3.55%) Software Architecture
17 17 (3.35%) Analytics
17 17 (3.35%) OOP
17 17 (3.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 219 (43.20%) C++
2 167 (32.94%) C#
3 160 (31.56%) Java
4 144 (28.40%) SQL
5 138 (27.22%) Python
6 135 (26.63%) C
7 123 (24.26%) JavaScript
8 47 (9.27%) Objective-C
9 32 (6.31%) Perl
10 28 (5.52%) Embedded C
10 28 (5.52%) Ruby
11 25 (4.93%) Embedded C++
11 25 (4.93%) PHP
12 19 (3.75%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.38%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.38%) R
13 7 (1.38%) Delphi
14 5 (0.99%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.99%) Go
14 5 (0.99%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 433 (85.40%) Degree
2 33 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (6.11%) MCP
4 15 (2.96%) PhD
5 5 (0.99%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.79%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.79%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.39%) CEH
7 2 (0.39%) CISMP
7 2 (0.39%) ISEB
7 2 (0.39%) CISSP
7 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.52%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) TickIT
2 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.39%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (2.76%) KVM
2 11 (2.17%) Firmware
3 7 (1.38%) QEMU
4 6 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.99%) Xen
5 5 (0.99%) Docker
5 5 (0.99%) LXC
5 5 (0.99%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 2 (0.39%) Ceph
7 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.99%) Puppet
1 5 (0.99%) Mesos
2 4 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.39%) Ansible
4 1 (0.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 74 (14.60%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.28%) Oracle
3 15 (2.96%) TOWER Software
4 12 (2.37%) Xamarin
5 8 (1.58%) Google
5 8 (1.58%) SAP
6 6 (1.18%) VMware
7 5 (0.99%) Pegasus
7 5 (0.99%) Rackspace
8 4 (0.79%) Autodesk
8 4 (0.79%) PTC
9 3 (0.59%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.59%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.59%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.59%) Tableau
10 2 (0.39%) Adobe
10 2 (0.39%) ESRI
10 2 (0.39%) Perforce
11 1 (0.20%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.20%) Hitachi
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