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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 14 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 282 185 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.56% 11.75% 14.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 37.75% 33.58% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 190 159 222
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £50,000
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
747 551 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.23% 34.98% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 554 462 605
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 412 (76.72%) Degree
2 252 (46.93%) Software Engineering
3 212 (39.48%) C#
4 193 (35.94%) Java
5 191 (35.57%) C++
6 190 (35.38%) Mathematics
7 162 (30.17%) .NET
8 134 (24.95%) Python
9 126 (23.46%) Windows
10 100 (18.62%) C
11 97 (18.06%) SQL
11 97 (18.06%) Linux
12 87 (16.20%) Physics
13 85 (15.83%) OO
14 81 (15.08%) Finance
15 79 (14.71%) JavaScript
16 77 (14.34%) HTML
17 74 (13.78%) ASP.NET
17 74 (13.78%) Internet
17 74 (13.78%) Scrum
18 67 (12.48%) Microsoft
19 58 (10.80%) TDD
20 57 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
21 54 (10.06%) CSS
22 50 (9.31%) PHP
23 47 (8.75%) SQL Server
24 46 (8.57%) Oracle
25 45 (8.38%) Electronics
26 43 (8.01%) Web Services
26 43 (8.01%) PhD

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (4.28%) OpenStack
2 18 (3.35%) Apache
3 12 (2.23%) WebLogic
4 11 (2.05%) CloudStack
5 10 (1.86%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.68%) IIS
7 4 (0.74%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (0.37%) CMS
8 2 (0.37%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.19%) Node.js
9 1 (0.19%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.19%) SAS
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 18 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.68%) MS Office
3 7 (1.30%) Simulink
4 5 (0.93%) MS Project
4 5 (0.93%) Mathematica
5 3 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) TargetLink
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
6 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Endur
2 2 (0.37%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.68%) SaaS
3 3 (0.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 74 (13.78%) Internet
2 28 (5.21%) Wireless
3 22 (4.10%) Firewall
4 16 (2.98%) HTTP
5 12 (2.23%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.23%) Network Security
6 10 (1.86%) VPN
7 7 (1.30%) ZigBee
8 5 (0.93%) SAN
8 5 (0.93%) Intranet
9 4 (0.74%) LDAP
9 4 (0.74%) IPv6
9 4 (0.74%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.74%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.74%) VLAN
9 4 (0.74%) NAS
10 2 (0.37%) Modbus
11 1 (0.19%) LTE
11 1 (0.19%) DNS
11 1 (0.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.77%) MySQL
3 21 (3.91%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.17%) Big Data
5 15 (2.79%) Data Mining
6 10 (1.86%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.30%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.12%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.12%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.56%) Text Mining
10 3 (0.56%) SQLite
10 3 (0.56%) MS Access
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (4.84%) Visual Studio
2 21 (3.91%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.35%) NUnit
3 18 (3.35%) Rhino Mocks
3 18 (3.35%) Moq
3 18 (3.35%) MSTest
4 13 (2.42%) GCC
5 12 (2.23%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.23%) Maven
5 12 (2.23%) Selenium
5 12 (2.23%) LLVM
6 7 (1.30%) JUnit
7 6 (1.12%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.93%) Xcode
9 4 (0.74%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.56%) Subversion
11 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.19%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.19%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.19%) SCons
General
1 81 (15.08%) Finance
2 45 (8.38%) Electronics
3 38 (7.08%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.72%) Marketing
5 18 (3.35%) Banking
6 11 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.86%) Military
8 9 (1.68%) Multimedia
9 6 (1.12%) Games
9 6 (1.12%) Publishing
9 6 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.93%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.37%) Back Office
11 2 (0.37%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 233 (43.39%) Developer
2 176 (32.77%) Software Engineer
3 76 (14.15%) Graduate
4 64 (11.92%) Software Developer
5 48 (8.94%) Graduate Developer
6 37 (6.89%) Junior
7 26 (4.84%) C++ Developer
8 25 (4.66%) .NET Developer
8 25 (4.66%) Web Developer
9 24 (4.47%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 24 (4.47%) Junior Developer
10 23 (4.28%) C# Developer
10 23 (4.28%) Test Engineer
10 23 (4.28%) Architect
11 18 (3.35%) Junior .NET Developer
11 18 (3.35%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 17 (3.17%) Data Scientist
12 17 (3.17%) Java Developer
13 16 (2.98%) Graduate Software Developer
13 16 (2.98%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (30.17%) .NET
2 77 (14.34%) HTML
3 74 (13.78%) ASP.NET
4 54 (10.06%) CSS
5 43 (8.01%) Web Services
6 40 (7.45%) WCF
7 39 (7.26%) jQuery
8 36 (6.70%) WPF
9 28 (5.21%) WinForms
10 26 (4.84%) .NET Framework
11 22 (4.10%) J2EE
11 22 (4.10%) XML
12 18 (3.35%) Spring.NET
12 18 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (3.35%) Razor View Engine
12 18 (3.35%) Castle Windsor
12 18 (3.35%) Ninject
12 18 (3.35%) Unity DI Container
12 18 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 17 (3.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 190 (35.38%) Mathematics
2 87 (16.20%) Physics
3 32 (5.96%) Open Source
4 28 (5.21%) Cryptography
5 27 (5.03%) Embedded Systems
6 25 (4.66%) Statistics
7 24 (4.47%) PKI
7 24 (4.47%) Visualisation
7 24 (4.47%) Mobile App
8 23 (4.28%) Firmware
9 22 (4.10%) Management Information System
10 18 (3.35%) Inversion of Control
11 13 (2.42%) GIS
11 13 (2.42%) Internet of Things
12 11 (2.05%) Informatics
13 10 (1.86%) Device Driver
13 10 (1.86%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 7 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
16 6 (1.12%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 126 (23.46%) Windows
2 97 (18.06%) Linux
3 42 (7.82%) UNIX
4 40 (7.45%) Android
5 28 (5.21%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.49%) Solaris
6 8 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.74%) Windows Phone 8
8 4 (0.74%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.56%) AIX
9 3 (0.56%) HPUX
10 2 (0.37%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (46.93%) Software Engineering
2 85 (15.83%) OO
3 74 (13.78%) Scrum
4 58 (10.80%) TDD
5 57 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (6.70%) Machine Learning
8 35 (6.52%) OOP
9 33 (6.15%) Information Security
10 32 (5.96%) Signal Processing
11 31 (5.77%) MVVM
12 29 (5.40%) Kanban
13 28 (5.21%) MVC
14 26 (4.84%) Web Development
15 24 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (4.28%) Multithreading
17 22 (4.10%) Web Application Development
17 22 (4.10%) Product Management
18 21 (3.91%) Android Development
19 20 (3.72%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 212 (39.48%) C#
2 193 (35.94%) Java
3 191 (35.57%) C++
4 134 (24.95%) Python
5 100 (18.62%) C
6 97 (18.06%) SQL
7 79 (14.71%) JavaScript
8 50 (9.31%) PHP
9 31 (5.77%) VB.NET
10 28 (5.21%) Ruby
11 27 (5.03%) VB
12 25 (4.66%) Perl
13 16 (2.98%) PL/SQL
14 15 (2.79%) Objective-C
15 14 (2.61%) MATLAB
16 10 (1.86%) R
17 8 (1.49%) PowerShell
18 7 (1.30%) PHP5
19 6 (1.12%) Embedded C
20 5 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 412 (76.72%) Degree
2 43 (8.01%) PhD
3 17 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.86%) CISSP
5 8 (1.49%) Postgraduate
6 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.12%) ISEB
7 5 (0.93%) A+ Certification
8 4 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.56%) CISMP
9 3 (0.56%) CEH
10 2 (0.37%) HNC
10 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.19%) MCP
11 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.96%) QA
2 17 (3.17%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.19%) WAI
3 1 (0.19%) JTAG
System Software
1 17 (3.17%) KVM
2 14 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.23%) QEMU
4 11 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.30%) Puppet
2 5 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.37%) Ansible
4 1 (0.19%) SCCM
4 1 (0.19%) Nagios
4 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 67 (12.48%) Microsoft
2 46 (8.57%) Oracle
3 12 (2.23%) JBoss
4 11 (2.05%) VMware
5 8 (1.49%) Cisco
6 7 (1.30%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.12%) HP
7 6 (1.12%) Splunk
8 5 (0.93%) Sun
8 5 (0.93%) CA
8 5 (0.93%) Hitachi
8 5 (0.93%) NetApp
8 5 (0.93%) MathWorks
8 5 (0.93%) OpenLink
8 5 (0.93%) SAP
9 2 (0.37%) Apple
9 2 (0.37%) Adobe
9 2 (0.37%) Citrix
9 2 (0.37%) Zend
9 2 (0.37%) Huawei
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