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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 11 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 243 252 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.74% 16.88% 14.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 35.84% 36.95% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 203 218 213
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
678 682 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.49% 45.68% 46.44%
Number of salaries quoted 530 556 648
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 April 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 380 (81.55%) Degree
2 191 (40.99%) Java
3 178 (38.20%) Software Engineering
4 170 (36.48%) Mathematics
5 135 (28.97%) C++
6 131 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
7 120 (25.75%) Linux
8 117 (25.11%) SQL
9 116 (24.89%) C#
10 106 (22.75%) HTML
10 106 (22.75%) .NET
11 92 (19.74%) JavaScript
12 91 (19.53%) Windows
13 87 (18.67%) CSS
13 87 (18.67%) Algorithms
14 75 (16.09%) OO
15 71 (15.24%) Physics
16 65 (13.95%) Python
17 59 (12.66%) ASP.NET
18 57 (12.23%) C
18 57 (12.23%) jQuery
19 56 (12.02%) Finance
20 55 (11.80%) OOP
21 54 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
22 52 (11.16%) HTML5
22 52 (11.16%) MVC
23 50 (10.73%) NoSQL
24 49 (10.52%) Unit Testing
25 48 (10.30%) SDLC
26 47 (10.09%) Analytical Skills

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.79%) IIS
3 4 (0.86%) Confluence
3 4 (0.86%) Facebook Platform
3 4 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.64%) Apache
4 3 (0.64%) JBoss
5 2 (0.43%) CMS
5 2 (0.43%) Node.js
5 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.21%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.21%) Documentum
6 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.21%) nginx
6 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (2.36%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.64%) MS Office
4 1 (0.21%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Magento
2 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (9.44%) Cloud Computing
3 39 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.79%) GitHub
5 3 (0.64%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.21%) Office 365
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.50%) SAN
2 6 (1.29%) HTTP
3 5 (1.07%) Firewall
3 5 (1.07%) Internet
3 5 (1.07%) LDAP
4 4 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.64%) AMQP
5 3 (0.64%) DNS
5 3 (0.64%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.64%) LAN
5 3 (0.64%) MQTT
5 3 (0.64%) WAN
5 3 (0.64%) Wireless
6 2 (0.43%) Network Security
6 2 (0.43%) VLAN
7 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.21%) GSM
7 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.21%) NAS
7 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.73%) NoSQL
2 47 (10.09%) SQL Server
3 41 (8.80%) Big Data
4 30 (6.44%) Relational Database
5 19 (4.08%) MongoDB
6 16 (3.43%) HBase
7 15 (3.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.36%) MySQL
9 8 (1.72%) DB2
9 8 (1.72%) GIS
9 8 (1.72%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.64%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.43%) MS Access
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.21%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 34 (7.30%) Git (software)
2 32 (6.87%) Visual Studio
3 24 (5.15%) Eclipse
4 22 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (4.29%) Jenkins
5 20 (4.29%) Maven
6 17 (3.65%) Selenium
7 16 (3.43%) NUnit
8 15 (3.22%) JIRA
8 15 (3.22%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (1.50%) QUnit
10 6 (1.29%) Artifactory
11 5 (1.07%) Subversion
12 4 (0.86%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.64%) ClearCase
13 3 (0.64%) CMake
13 3 (0.64%) Gradle
13 3 (0.64%) IntelliJ
14 2 (0.43%) Protractor
General
1 56 (12.02%) Finance
2 21 (4.51%) Automotive
3 17 (3.65%) Electronics
3 17 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 14 (3.00%) Banking
5 14 (3.00%) Marketing
6 12 (2.58%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.07%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.07%) Front Office
8 4 (0.86%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.86%) Games
8 4 (0.86%) German Language
9 3 (0.64%) French Language
9 3 (0.64%) Publishing
10 2 (0.43%) Retail
11 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 223 (47.85%) Developer
2 83 (17.81%) Software Engineer
3 74 (15.88%) Java Developer
4 62 (13.30%) Software Developer
5 40 (8.58%) Senior Developer
6 39 (8.37%) Graduate
7 32 (6.87%) JavaScript Developer
8 28 (6.01%) Junior
8 28 (6.01%) Senior Java Developer
9 27 (5.79%) Graduate Developer
10 25 (5.36%) C# Developer
10 25 (5.36%) C++ Developer
10 25 (5.36%) HTML Developer
11 23 (4.94%) HTML CSS Developer
11 23 (4.94%) Junior Developer
11 23 (4.94%) UI Developer
12 22 (4.72%) Java Engineer
13 21 (4.51%) Programmer
14 20 (4.29%) C++ Software Engineer
15 19 (4.08%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (22.75%) .NET
1 106 (22.75%) HTML
2 87 (18.67%) CSS
3 59 (12.66%) ASP.NET
4 57 (12.23%) jQuery
5 52 (11.16%) HTML5
6 47 (10.09%) XML
7 44 (9.44%) REST
8 43 (9.23%) Web Services
9 42 (9.01%) JSON
10 37 (7.94%) SOAP
11 30 (6.44%) J2EE
12 29 (6.22%) JDBC
13 27 (5.79%) Spring
14 24 (5.15%) CSS3
15 22 (4.72%) AngularJS
15 22 (4.72%) JSP
16 19 (4.08%) RESTful
16 19 (4.08%) WPF
17 16 (3.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 170 (36.48%) Mathematics
2 87 (18.67%) Algorithms
3 71 (15.24%) Physics
4 47 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (9.87%) User Experience
6 43 (9.23%) Data Structures
7 30 (6.44%) Life Science
8 29 (6.22%) Client/Server
9 19 (4.08%) Biology
10 17 (3.65%) Management Information System
11 15 (3.22%) Statistics
12 10 (2.15%) EMV
12 10 (2.15%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.72%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.72%) Informatics
14 7 (1.50%) Data Integration
14 7 (1.50%) Visualisation
15 6 (1.29%) Replication
16 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
17 4 (0.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 120 (25.75%) Linux
2 91 (19.53%) Windows
3 42 (9.01%) Unix
4 16 (3.43%) Windows Server
5 15 (3.22%) Android
6 8 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.29%) Windows CE
8 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.86%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.86%) VMS
10 3 (0.64%) AIX
10 3 (0.64%) HPUX
10 3 (0.64%) Solaris
11 1 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.21%) MVS
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (38.20%) Software Engineering
2 131 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (16.09%) OO
4 55 (11.80%) OOP
5 52 (11.16%) MVC
6 49 (10.52%) Unit Testing
7 48 (10.30%) SDLC
8 38 (8.15%) Scrum
9 35 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (7.51%) Open Source
10 34 (7.30%) Multithreading
11 30 (6.44%) Web Development
12 27 (5.79%) Web Design
13 25 (5.36%) Analytics
13 25 (5.36%) Bioinformatics
13 25 (5.36%) Software Architecture
13 25 (5.36%) TDD
14 24 (5.15%) Front End Development
15 22 (4.72%) Product Management
16 21 (4.51%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 191 (40.99%) Java
2 135 (28.97%) C++
3 117 (25.11%) SQL
4 116 (24.89%) C#
5 92 (19.74%) JavaScript
6 65 (13.95%) Python
7 57 (12.23%) C
8 36 (7.73%) Perl
9 32 (6.87%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.79%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.58%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.58%) TypeScript
12 11 (2.36%) Delphi
13 5 (1.07%) MATLAB
13 5 (1.07%) PHP
13 5 (1.07%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.07%) R
13 5 (1.07%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.64%) Assembly Language
14 3 (0.64%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 380 (81.55%) Degree
2 38 (8.15%) PhD
3 6 (1.29%) HND
4 2 (0.43%) CISA
4 2 (0.43%) CISMP
4 2 (0.43%) CISSP
4 2 (0.43%) ISEB
4 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.21%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.30%) QA
2 5 (1.07%) SLA
3 4 (0.86%) WAI
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) SDET
4 1 (0.21%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 42 (9.01%) Docker
2 10 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.86%) Firmware
4 4 (0.86%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.86%) Puppet
1 4 (0.86%) SCCM
2 2 (0.43%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.21%) Ansible
3 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 43 (9.23%) Microsoft
1 43 (9.23%) Oracle
2 10 (2.15%) VMware
3 9 (1.93%) TOWER Software
4 7 (1.50%) IBM
5 6 (1.29%) QNX
6 5 (1.07%) Autodesk
6 5 (1.07%) CA
6 5 (1.07%) Cisco
6 5 (1.07%) Dell
6 5 (1.07%) PTC
7 4 (0.86%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.86%) DevExpress
7 4 (0.86%) Facebook
8 3 (0.64%) Perforce
9 2 (0.43%) Google
9 2 (0.43%) SAP
9 2 (0.43%) Vertica
10 1 (0.21%) Tableau
10 1 (0.21%) Twitter
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