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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 14 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 262 219 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.22% 15.24% 10.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 34.25% 29.67% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 196 191 146
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
765 738 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.37% 51.36% 41.41%
Number of salaries quoted 550 632 594
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 29 January 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 427 (77.22%) Degree
2 309 (55.88%) Software Engineering
3 194 (35.08%) C++
4 177 (32.01%) C#
5 165 (29.84%) Mathematics
6 164 (29.66%) C
7 161 (29.11%) Python
8 147 (26.58%) Java
9 139 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
10 128 (23.15%) .NET
11 127 (22.97%) SQL
12 107 (19.35%) Linux
13 103 (18.63%) HTML
14 97 (17.54%) Windows
15 94 (17.00%) OO
15 94 (17.00%) Finance
16 92 (16.64%) JavaScript
17 83 (15.01%) Internet
18 80 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
19 73 (13.20%) CSS
20 60 (10.85%) Scrum
21 57 (10.31%) Electronics
22 56 (10.13%) PHP
23 53 (9.58%) Microsoft
24 51 (9.22%) UNIX
25 48 (8.68%) Telecoms
26 46 (8.32%) Algorithms
27 45 (8.14%) Internet of Things
28 44 (7.96%) Embedded Systems
29 43 (7.78%) Android

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 21 (3.80%) OpenStack
2 13 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.63%) Apache
4 8 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.27%) CloudStack
5 7 (1.27%) IIS
6 3 (0.54%) JBoss
6 3 (0.54%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (0.36%) Node.js
7 2 (0.36%) Lync
7 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.45%) MS Office
3 5 (0.90%) Simulink
3 5 (0.90%) TargetLink
4 4 (0.72%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.72%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Endur
2 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (1.27%) Office 365
3 3 (0.54%) SaaS
4 2 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 83 (15.01%) Internet
2 40 (7.23%) Wireless
3 26 (4.70%) HTTP
4 18 (3.25%) Firewall
5 17 (3.07%) Network Security
6 13 (2.35%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.63%) Bluetooth
8 8 (1.45%) ZigBee
8 8 (1.45%) VPN
8 8 (1.45%) Ethernet
8 8 (1.45%) Intranet
9 7 (1.27%) DNS
10 6 (1.08%) LAN
10 6 (1.08%) WAN
11 5 (0.90%) DHCP
11 5 (0.90%) SSL
11 5 (0.90%) NAS
11 5 (0.90%) iSCSI
11 5 (0.90%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.52%) MySQL
3 19 (3.44%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (3.07%) NoSQL
5 11 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.81%) Big Data
7 9 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.90%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.72%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.72%) MS Access
10 4 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.54%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.54%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.54%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 41 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 36 (6.51%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.71%) GCC
3 15 (2.71%) Jenkins
4 14 (2.53%) LLVM
5 9 (1.63%) Maven
6 7 (1.27%) Bugzilla
6 7 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (1.27%) NUnit
7 6 (1.08%) Selenium
7 6 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.72%) Subversion
8 4 (0.72%) JIRA
8 4 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.72%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.18%) Xcode
10 1 (0.18%) PeopleTools
10 1 (0.18%) JUnit
10 1 (0.18%) Firebug
General
1 94 (17.00%) Finance
2 57 (10.31%) Electronics
3 48 (8.68%) Telecoms
4 34 (6.15%) Marketing
5 23 (4.16%) Banking
6 14 (2.53%) Automotive
7 13 (2.35%) Multimedia
8 10 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.90%) French Language
11 4 (0.72%) Military
12 3 (0.54%) Legal
12 3 (0.54%) Back Office
12 3 (0.54%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.54%) Local Government
13 2 (0.36%) German Language
13 2 (0.36%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.36%) Law
13 2 (0.36%) Games
14 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 211 (38.16%) Developer
2 209 (37.79%) Software Engineer
3 85 (15.37%) Graduate
4 72 (13.02%) Software Developer
5 50 (9.04%) Test Engineer
6 39 (7.05%) Graduate Developer
7 36 (6.51%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 29 (5.24%) Web Developer
9 28 (5.06%) Java Developer
10 27 (4.88%) C# Developer
11 26 (4.70%) Graduate Software Developer
11 26 (4.70%) C++ Software Engineer
11 26 (4.70%) Analyst
12 25 (4.52%) C++ Developer
13 24 (4.34%) Software Test Engineer
14 20 (3.62%) Senior Software Engineer
15 18 (3.25%) Junior
16 17 (3.07%) Programmer
17 16 (2.89%) Senior Developer
17 16 (2.89%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (23.15%) .NET
2 103 (18.63%) HTML
3 73 (13.20%) CSS
4 41 (7.41%) Web Services
5 39 (7.05%) ASP.NET
6 30 (5.42%) jQuery
7 26 (4.70%) HTML5
7 26 (4.70%) XML
8 18 (3.25%) WCF
9 16 (2.89%) SOAP
10 14 (2.53%) LAMP
10 14 (2.53%) RESTful
10 14 (2.53%) WPF
11 13 (2.35%) CSS3
11 13 (2.35%) JSP
12 11 (1.99%) J2EE
12 11 (1.99%) XHTML
12 11 (1.99%) Ajax
13 10 (1.81%) Direct3D
13 10 (1.81%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 165 (29.84%) Mathematics
2 80 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (8.32%) Algorithms
4 45 (8.14%) Internet of Things
5 44 (7.96%) Embedded Systems
6 41 (7.41%) User Experience
7 39 (7.05%) Cryptography
8 38 (6.87%) Open Source
9 32 (5.79%) Physics
10 27 (4.88%) Mobile App
11 17 (3.07%) PKI
12 16 (2.89%) Visualisation
13 15 (2.71%) Statistics
13 15 (2.71%) Management Information System
14 11 (1.99%) Device Driver
15 9 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (1.45%) Informatics
16 8 (1.45%) Robotics
16 8 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
17 7 (1.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 107 (19.35%) Linux
2 97 (17.54%) Windows
3 51 (9.22%) UNIX
4 43 (7.78%) Android
5 29 (5.24%) Apple iOS
6 19 (3.44%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.72%) AIX
9 4 (0.72%) HPUX
9 4 (0.72%) Solaris
10 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.54%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.36%) CentOS
11 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.36%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (55.88%) Software Engineering
2 139 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (17.00%) OO
4 60 (10.85%) Scrum
5 41 (7.41%) Information Security
6 40 (7.23%) Web Development
7 32 (5.79%) OOD
7 32 (5.79%) Regression Testing
7 32 (5.79%) Analytics
8 28 (5.06%) Mentoring
9 27 (4.88%) Multithreading
10 25 (4.52%) User Stories
11 24 (4.34%) Data Protection
12 23 (4.16%) Risk Management
12 23 (4.16%) TDD
13 21 (3.80%) UML
14 18 (3.25%) Android Development
14 18 (3.25%) E-Commerce
14 18 (3.25%) Software Architecture
14 18 (3.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 194 (35.08%) C++
2 177 (32.01%) C#
3 164 (29.66%) C
4 161 (29.11%) Python
5 147 (26.58%) Java
6 127 (22.97%) SQL
7 92 (16.64%) JavaScript
8 56 (10.13%) PHP
9 30 (5.42%) Objective-C
10 25 (4.52%) Perl
11 22 (3.98%) Embedded C
12 19 (3.44%) MATLAB
13 17 (3.07%) Embedded C++
14 16 (2.89%) Delphi
14 16 (2.89%) Ruby
15 9 (1.63%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.45%) R
17 7 (1.27%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.27%) VBA
18 5 (0.90%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 427 (77.22%) Degree
2 15 (2.71%) Security Cleared
2 15 (2.71%) PhD
3 7 (1.27%) CISSP
4 5 (0.90%) ISEB
4 5 (0.90%) A+ Certification
5 4 (0.72%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.72%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.72%) Postgraduate
5 4 (0.72%) MCP
6 3 (0.54%) CCNP
6 3 (0.54%) CCNA
6 3 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.36%) CEH
7 2 (0.36%) CISMP
8 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.80%) QA
2 13 (2.35%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (2.53%) KVM
1 14 (2.53%) QEMU
2 13 (2.35%) Firmware
2 13 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.45%) XenServer
4 6 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.72%) Xen
5 4 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.36%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (0.90%) Puppet
2 4 (0.72%) Ansible
3 3 (0.54%) Nagios
3 3 (0.54%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.18%) SCCM
4 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (9.58%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.79%) Oracle
3 16 (2.89%) Google
4 14 (2.53%) TOWER Software
5 9 (1.63%) Cisco
6 8 (1.45%) Citrix
7 7 (1.27%) Sony
7 7 (1.27%) Intel
7 7 (1.27%) Facebook
7 7 (1.27%) Twitter
8 6 (1.08%) VMware
9 5 (0.90%) MathWorks
10 4 (0.72%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.72%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.72%) OpenLink
10 4 (0.72%) Perforce
11 3 (0.54%) Dell
12 2 (0.36%) Tableau
12 2 (0.36%) Isilon
12 2 (0.36%) EMC
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits + Prospects
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45k plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Stock options + Pension + Great Trai
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Optimus Search
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Sanger
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer People
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits and culture
Posted: Yesterday
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ECM Selection
Salary: to c£35,000 + shares + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ECM Selection
Salary: Excellent base & package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
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EXCELerate
Salary: To £30k & Bonus, Corporate Benefits Package, Career
Posted: 2 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £65000 per annum - extensive - see ad
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Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
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