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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 10 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 288 207 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.83% 13.88% 13.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 34.41% 30.04% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 185 168 239
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -10.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
837 689 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.92% 46.21% 46.77%
Number of salaries quoted 590 538 837
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £29,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 429 (77.86%) Degree
2 313 (56.81%) Software Engineering
3 212 (38.48%) C#
4 199 (36.12%) Java
5 191 (34.66%) C++
6 181 (32.85%) Mathematics
7 150 (27.22%) Python
8 147 (26.68%) .NET
9 128 (23.23%) C
10 127 (23.05%) Windows
11 126 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
12 109 (19.78%) Linux
13 107 (19.42%) SQL
14 97 (17.60%) OO
15 95 (17.24%) Finance
16 82 (14.88%) HTML
17 79 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
18 78 (14.16%) Internet
19 76 (13.79%) JavaScript
20 67 (12.16%) Scrum
21 63 (11.43%) Physics
22 60 (10.89%) ASP.NET
23 57 (10.34%) UNIX
23 57 (10.34%) Microsoft
24 56 (10.16%) CSS
25 51 (9.26%) Information Security
25 51 (9.26%) Algorithms
26 48 (8.71%) Telecoms
27 47 (8.53%) PHP
27 47 (8.53%) Open Source

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 31 (5.63%) OpenStack
2 21 (3.81%) Apache
3 15 (2.72%) CloudStack
4 13 (2.36%) WebLogic
4 13 (2.36%) IIS
4 13 (2.36%) JBoss
5 9 (1.63%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.45%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.73%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (0.36%) CMS
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.18%) SAS
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.81%) MS Office
3 8 (1.45%) Simulink
4 6 (1.09%) Mathematica
5 5 (0.91%) TargetLink
5 5 (0.91%) MS Project
6 4 (0.73%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Endur
2 2 (0.36%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.45%) SaaS
3 5 (0.91%) Office 365
4 1 (0.18%) GitHub
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (14.16%) Internet
2 25 (4.54%) Wireless
3 19 (3.45%) Firewall
4 17 (3.09%) Network Security
5 16 (2.90%) HTTP
6 13 (2.36%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.63%) VPN
8 6 (1.09%) LAN
8 6 (1.09%) WAN
8 6 (1.09%) Intranet
8 6 (1.09%) iSCSI
8 6 (1.09%) ZigBee
8 6 (1.09%) VLAN
8 6 (1.09%) NAS
9 5 (0.91%) DNS
10 4 (0.73%) SSL
10 4 (0.73%) IPv6
10 4 (0.73%) LDAP
11 3 (0.54%) SAN
11 3 (0.54%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.36%) MySQL
3 18 (3.27%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.09%) Big Data
5 11 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 10 (1.81%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.63%) Data Mining
7 9 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (1.45%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.91%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.91%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.54%) SQLite
10 3 (0.54%) MS Access
11 2 (0.36%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 32 (5.81%) Visual Studio
1 32 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.63%) Jenkins
3 16 (2.90%) LLVM
3 16 (2.90%) GCC
3 16 (2.90%) Maven
4 15 (2.72%) Selenium
5 9 (1.63%) MSTest
5 9 (1.63%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (1.63%) Moq
5 9 (1.63%) NUnit
6 6 (1.09%) Bugzilla
6 6 (1.09%) JUnit
7 4 (0.73%) Xcode
8 3 (0.54%) Subversion
8 3 (0.54%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.36%) JIRA
9 2 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 95 (17.24%) Finance
2 48 (8.71%) Telecoms
3 39 (7.08%) Electronics
4 24 (4.36%) Marketing
5 18 (3.27%) Banking
6 17 (3.09%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.36%) Automotive
8 9 (1.63%) Multimedia
8 9 (1.63%) Military
9 6 (1.09%) Publishing
10 5 (0.91%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.73%) French Language
12 3 (0.54%) Games
12 3 (0.54%) Back Office
12 3 (0.54%) Local Government
13 2 (0.36%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.36%) Law
13 2 (0.36%) Legal
14 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 220 (39.93%) Developer
2 202 (36.66%) Software Engineer
3 94 (17.06%) Graduate
4 59 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 50 (9.07%) Graduate Developer
6 36 (6.53%) Test Engineer
7 33 (5.99%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 29 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 29 (5.26%) Web Developer
9 26 (4.72%) C++ Developer
9 26 (4.72%) C# Developer
10 25 (4.54%) Architect
11 23 (4.17%) Junior
11 23 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
11 23 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
12 22 (3.99%) Graduate Software Developer
13 21 (3.81%) .NET Developer
14 19 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
15 17 (3.09%) Consultant
16 15 (2.72%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (26.68%) .NET
2 82 (14.88%) HTML
3 60 (10.89%) ASP.NET
4 56 (10.16%) CSS
5 42 (7.62%) Web Services
6 40 (7.26%) jQuery
7 30 (5.44%) WCF
8 28 (5.08%) WPF
9 24 (4.36%) XML
10 17 (3.09%) J2EE
10 17 (3.09%) WinForms
10 17 (3.09%) HTML5
11 15 (2.72%) Ruby on Rails
11 15 (2.72%) LAMP
12 14 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (2.36%) Dojo
13 13 (2.36%) Razor View Engine
14 12 (2.18%) STL
15 11 (2.00%) Flash
15 11 (2.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 181 (32.85%) Mathematics
2 79 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (11.43%) Physics
4 51 (9.26%) Algorithms
5 47 (8.53%) Open Source
6 46 (8.35%) Cryptography
7 43 (7.80%) Embedded Systems
8 33 (5.99%) PKI
9 28 (5.08%) Management Information System
10 23 (4.17%) Mobile App
10 23 (4.17%) User Experience
11 20 (3.63%) Statistics
12 17 (3.09%) Internet of Things
13 15 (2.72%) Visualisation
14 14 (2.54%) GIS
15 11 (2.00%) Device Driver
15 11 (2.00%) Data Structures
16 9 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
16 9 (1.63%) Informatics
17 8 (1.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 127 (23.05%) Windows
2 109 (19.78%) Linux
3 57 (10.34%) UNIX
4 38 (6.90%) Android
5 26 (4.72%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.81%) Solaris
7 6 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.91%) AIX
8 5 (0.91%) HPUX
9 3 (0.54%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (0.54%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.36%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.36%) CentOS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (56.81%) Software Engineering
2 126 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (17.60%) OO
4 67 (12.16%) Scrum
5 51 (9.26%) Information Security
6 36 (6.53%) Web Development
7 34 (6.17%) TDD
8 33 (5.99%) Mentoring
9 31 (5.63%) OOP
10 30 (5.44%) Regression Testing
10 30 (5.44%) Product Management
11 27 (4.90%) Machine Learning
11 27 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (4.72%) Multithreading
13 25 (4.54%) Signal Processing
14 23 (4.17%) UML
15 21 (3.81%) OOD
15 21 (3.81%) MVVM
15 21 (3.81%) Android Development
15 21 (3.81%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 212 (38.48%) C#
2 199 (36.12%) Java
3 191 (34.66%) C++
4 150 (27.22%) Python
5 128 (23.23%) C
6 107 (19.42%) SQL
7 76 (13.79%) JavaScript
8 47 (8.53%) PHP
9 27 (4.90%) Ruby
10 20 (3.63%) Perl
11 18 (3.27%) MATLAB
12 17 (3.09%) Objective-C
12 17 (3.09%) VB.NET
13 16 (2.90%) VB
14 13 (2.36%) Embedded C
15 11 (2.00%) R
16 10 (1.81%) Delphi
16 10 (1.81%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.27%) Embedded C++
17 7 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 429 (77.86%) Degree
2 34 (6.17%) PhD
3 22 (3.99%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.72%) CISSP
5 6 (1.09%) ISEB
5 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.09%) A+ Certification
6 5 (0.91%) CEH
6 5 (0.91%) CISMP
6 5 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.54%) CCNP
8 3 (0.54%) CCNA
9 2 (0.36%) HNC
9 2 (0.36%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.18%) MCP
10 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.36%) ISO 9000
2 19 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (0.18%) JTAG
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (3.81%) Firmware
2 17 (3.09%) KVM
3 16 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.90%) QEMU
4 8 (1.45%) XenServer
5 7 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.73%) Xen
7 3 (0.54%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.36%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.54%) Puppet
2 2 (0.36%) Ansible
3 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.18%) Nagios
3 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.44%) Oracle
3 11 (2.00%) Cisco
4 9 (1.63%) Citrix
5 8 (1.45%) Google
6 7 (1.27%) Facebook
6 7 (1.27%) Twitter
6 7 (1.27%) Intel
6 7 (1.27%) Sony
6 7 (1.27%) VMware
7 6 (1.09%) TOWER Software
7 6 (1.09%) Splunk
7 6 (1.09%) MathWorks
8 5 (0.91%) OpenLink
8 5 (0.91%) CA
9 4 (0.73%) SAP
9 4 (0.73%) HP
10 3 (0.54%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.36%) Apple
11 2 (0.36%) EMC
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