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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 15 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 262 202 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.46% 13.75% 12.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 31.30% 29.62% 26.26%
Number of salaries quoted 182 158 206
Average salary £41,250 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.32% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,100 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
837 682 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.38% 46.43% 47.76%
Number of salaries quoted 604 531 794
Average salary £42,500 £39,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.91% +4.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,500
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 27 November 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 426 (78.17%) Degree
2 311 (57.06%) Software Engineering
3 204 (37.43%) C#
4 186 (34.13%) C++
5 181 (33.21%) Java
6 178 (32.66%) Mathematics
7 156 (28.62%) Python
8 138 (25.32%) .NET
9 137 (25.14%) C
10 124 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
11 117 (21.47%) SQL
12 115 (21.10%) Windows
13 104 (19.08%) Linux
14 93 (17.06%) OO
15 92 (16.88%) Finance
16 88 (16.15%) HTML
17 81 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
18 80 (14.68%) JavaScript
19 76 (13.94%) Internet
20 66 (12.11%) Scrum
21 59 (10.83%) CSS
22 53 (9.72%) Information Security
23 52 (9.54%) Algorithms
24 50 (9.17%) ASP.NET
24 50 (9.17%) Cryptography
24 50 (9.17%) Physics
25 49 (8.99%) Embedded Systems
25 49 (8.99%) Microsoft
26 48 (8.81%) UNIX
27 46 (8.44%) PHP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 24 (4.40%) OpenStack
2 17 (3.12%) Apache
3 11 (2.02%) CloudStack
3 11 (2.02%) WebLogic
3 11 (2.02%) IIS
3 11 (2.02%) JBoss
4 10 (1.83%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.65%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.37%) Lync
7 2 (0.37%) Node.js
8 1 (0.18%) SAS
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (2.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.83%) MS Office
3 8 (1.47%) Simulink
4 6 (1.10%) Mathematica
5 5 (0.92%) TargetLink
6 4 (0.73%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.18%) MS Project
7 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Endur
2 1 (0.18%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.12%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.28%) Office 365
3 4 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.55%) SaaS
5 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.18%) GitHub
6 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 76 (13.94%) Internet
2 28 (5.14%) Wireless
3 21 (3.85%) Firewall
4 18 (3.30%) Network Security
4 18 (3.30%) HTTP
5 14 (2.57%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.83%) VPN
7 7 (1.28%) DNS
8 6 (1.10%) LAN
8 6 (1.10%) WAN
8 6 (1.10%) iSCSI
8 6 (1.10%) VLAN
8 6 (1.10%) ZigBee
8 6 (1.10%) Intranet
8 6 (1.10%) NAS
9 5 (0.92%) SSL
9 5 (0.92%) DHCP
10 4 (0.73%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.73%) IPv6
10 4 (0.73%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.87%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 19 (3.49%) MySQL
4 17 (3.12%) Big Data
5 16 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.83%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.28%) Data Mining
8 7 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.10%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.73%) Text Mining
12 3 (0.55%) MS Access
13 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (6.79%) Visual Studio
1 37 (6.79%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.30%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.75%) Maven
4 13 (2.39%) Selenium
4 13 (2.39%) LLVM
4 13 (2.39%) GCC
5 7 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (1.28%) NUnit
6 6 (1.10%) Bugzilla
6 6 (1.10%) JUnit
6 6 (1.10%) MSTest
6 6 (1.10%) Moq
7 2 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.37%) Subversion
7 2 (0.37%) JIRA
8 1 (0.18%) PeopleTools
8 1 (0.18%) Xcode
8 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 92 (16.88%) Finance
2 44 (8.07%) Telecoms
3 39 (7.16%) Electronics
4 29 (5.32%) Marketing
5 20 (3.67%) Banking
6 14 (2.57%) Automotive
7 12 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.47%) Military
8 8 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.10%) Publishing
10 5 (0.92%) French Language
11 4 (0.73%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.55%) Games
12 3 (0.55%) Back Office
12 3 (0.55%) Local Government
12 3 (0.55%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.37%) German Language
13 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.37%) Legal
14 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 219 (40.18%) Developer
2 198 (36.33%) Software Engineer
3 89 (16.33%) Graduate
4 69 (12.66%) Software Developer
5 48 (8.81%) Test Engineer
5 48 (8.81%) Graduate Developer
6 35 (6.42%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 29 (5.32%) Java Developer
7 29 (5.32%) Web Developer
8 28 (5.14%) C++ Developer
8 28 (5.14%) C# Developer
9 26 (4.77%) Graduate Software Developer
10 24 (4.40%) Senior Software Engineer
10 24 (4.40%) C++ Software Engineer
11 22 (4.04%) Software Test Engineer
12 20 (3.67%) Junior
13 19 (3.49%) Architect
14 18 (3.30%) .NET Developer
15 16 (2.94%) Analyst
15 16 (2.94%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (25.32%) .NET
2 88 (16.15%) HTML
3 59 (10.83%) CSS
4 50 (9.17%) ASP.NET
5 38 (6.97%) Web Services
6 37 (6.79%) jQuery
7 27 (4.95%) WCF
8 24 (4.40%) XML
9 23 (4.22%) WPF
10 16 (2.94%) HTML5
11 15 (2.75%) Ruby on Rails
12 14 (2.57%) WinForms
12 14 (2.57%) J2EE
13 12 (2.20%) STL
14 11 (2.02%) MFC
14 11 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (1.83%) Razor View Engine
15 10 (1.83%) LAMP
15 10 (1.83%) Dojo
16 9 (1.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 178 (32.66%) Mathematics
2 81 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (9.54%) Algorithms
4 50 (9.17%) Physics
4 50 (9.17%) Cryptography
5 49 (8.99%) Embedded Systems
6 40 (7.34%) Open Source
7 25 (4.59%) User Experience
8 24 (4.40%) PKI
9 22 (4.04%) Management Information System
10 21 (3.85%) Internet of Things
10 21 (3.85%) Mobile App
11 18 (3.30%) Statistics
12 15 (2.75%) Visualisation
13 13 (2.39%) GIS
14 12 (2.20%) Informatics
15 9 (1.65%) Data Structures
16 6 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
16 6 (1.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 115 (21.10%) Windows
2 104 (19.08%) Linux
3 48 (8.81%) UNIX
4 27 (4.95%) Android
5 19 (3.49%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.28%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.10%) Solaris
10 5 (0.92%) AIX
10 5 (0.92%) HPUX
11 3 (0.55%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.37%) CentOS
12 2 (0.37%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (57.06%) Software Engineering
2 124 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (17.06%) OO
4 66 (12.11%) Scrum
5 53 (9.72%) Information Security
6 39 (7.16%) Web Development
7 38 (6.97%) Mentoring
8 33 (6.06%) TDD
9 30 (5.50%) Regression Testing
9 30 (5.50%) Multithreading
10 27 (4.95%) OOP
11 24 (4.40%) Data Protection
12 23 (4.22%) Product Management
13 22 (4.04%) Machine Learning
13 22 (4.04%) OOD
13 22 (4.04%) UML
14 19 (3.49%) Signal Processing
14 19 (3.49%) Analytics
14 19 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (3.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (37.43%) C#
2 186 (34.13%) C++
3 181 (33.21%) Java
4 156 (28.62%) Python
5 137 (25.14%) C
6 117 (21.47%) SQL
7 80 (14.68%) JavaScript
8 46 (8.44%) PHP
9 23 (4.22%) Ruby
10 20 (3.67%) Perl
11 18 (3.30%) MATLAB
11 18 (3.30%) Objective-C
12 15 (2.75%) Embedded C
13 14 (2.57%) VB.NET
14 13 (2.39%) VB
15 11 (2.02%) R
16 10 (1.83%) Delphi
17 9 (1.65%) Embedded C++
18 7 (1.28%) PL/SQL
18 7 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 426 (78.17%) Degree
2 25 (4.59%) PhD
3 18 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.02%) CISSP
5 7 (1.28%) ISEB
6 6 (1.10%) A+ Certification
6 6 (1.10%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.92%) CEH
7 5 (0.92%) CISMP
7 5 (0.92%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.55%) CCNP
9 3 (0.55%) CCNA
9 3 (0.55%) MCP
10 1 (0.18%) HNC
10 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.49%) ISO 9000
1 19 (3.49%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) JTAG
2 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (3.12%) Firmware
2 14 (2.57%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.39%) QEMU
3 13 (2.39%) KVM
4 8 (1.47%) XenServer
5 5 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.73%) Xen
7 2 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.10%) Puppet
2 5 (0.92%) Ansible
3 3 (0.55%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.18%) Nagios
4 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (8.99%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.52%) Oracle
3 13 (2.39%) Google
4 9 (1.65%) Cisco
4 9 (1.65%) Citrix
5 7 (1.28%) Intel
5 7 (1.28%) Sony
5 7 (1.28%) TOWER Software
5 7 (1.28%) Facebook
5 7 (1.28%) Twitter
6 6 (1.10%) MathWorks
7 5 (0.92%) VMware
7 5 (0.92%) OpenLink
7 5 (0.92%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.73%) SAP
8 4 (0.73%) Splunk
9 3 (0.55%) HP
9 3 (0.55%) Dell
10 2 (0.37%) EMC
10 2 (0.37%) Apple
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Salary: to £highly competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Stock options + Pension + Great Trai
Posted: 9 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
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networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20k - 23k per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Interview slots available!
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Salary: 25,000 to 30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £25k - £35k dep. on experience + bonus
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Salary: £25000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
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Posted: 6 days ago
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IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago