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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 10 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 305 206 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.27% 13.71% 12.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 35.18% 29.86% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 194 166 243
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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
867 690 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.09% 45.91% 46.70%
Number of salaries quoted 600 546 849
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,550 £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 24 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 434 (78.20%) Degree
2 310 (55.86%) Software Engineering
3 215 (38.74%) C#
4 199 (35.86%) Java
5 190 (34.23%) C++
6 187 (33.69%) Mathematics
7 153 (27.57%) .NET
8 149 (26.85%) Python
9 129 (23.24%) Windows
10 127 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
11 124 (22.34%) C
12 108 (19.46%) Linux
13 106 (19.10%) SQL
14 98 (17.66%) OO
14 98 (17.66%) Finance
15 84 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
16 81 (14.59%) Internet
17 79 (14.23%) HTML
18 74 (13.33%) JavaScript
19 69 (12.43%) Scrum
20 65 (11.71%) Physics
21 62 (11.17%) ASP.NET
22 59 (10.63%) Microsoft
23 56 (10.09%) UNIX
24 53 (9.55%) CSS
25 52 (9.37%) Algorithms
26 50 (9.01%) Information Security
27 48 (8.65%) Open Source
27 48 (8.65%) Telecoms
28 47 (8.47%) PHP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 32 (5.77%) OpenStack
2 21 (3.78%) Apache
3 15 (2.70%) CloudStack
4 13 (2.34%) WebLogic
4 13 (2.34%) IIS
4 13 (2.34%) JBoss
5 8 (1.44%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.26%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.72%) 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 19 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.80%) MS Office
3 8 (1.44%) Simulink
4 6 (1.08%) Mathematica
5 5 (0.90%) TargetLink
5 5 (0.90%) MS Project
6 4 (0.72%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.90%) Endur
2 2 (0.36%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.44%) SaaS
3 5 (0.90%) Office 365
4 1 (0.18%) GitHub
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (14.59%) Internet
2 27 (4.86%) Wireless
3 18 (3.24%) Firewall
4 16 (2.88%) HTTP
5 15 (2.70%) Network Security
6 13 (2.34%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.44%) VPN
8 6 (1.08%) iSCSI
8 6 (1.08%) NAS
8 6 (1.08%) VLAN
8 6 (1.08%) Intranet
9 5 (0.90%) ZigBee
9 5 (0.90%) DNS
9 5 (0.90%) LAN
9 5 (0.90%) WAN
10 4 (0.72%) LDAP
10 4 (0.72%) SSL
10 4 (0.72%) IPv6
11 3 (0.54%) SAN
11 3 (0.54%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.13%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.14%) MySQL
3 20 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.06%) Big Data
5 11 (1.98%) RDBMS
6 10 (1.80%) Data Mining
7 9 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (1.44%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.44%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.90%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.54%) SQLite
11 3 (0.54%) MS Access
12 2 (0.36%) Text Mining
13 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 32 (5.77%) Visual Studio
2 31 (5.59%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.42%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.06%) LLVM
4 17 (3.06%) GCC
5 16 (2.88%) Maven
6 15 (2.70%) Selenium
7 10 (1.80%) MSTest
7 10 (1.80%) Rhino Mocks
7 10 (1.80%) Moq
7 10 (1.80%) NUnit
8 6 (1.08%) Bugzilla
8 6 (1.08%) JUnit
9 4 (0.72%) Xcode
10 3 (0.54%) Subversion
10 3 (0.54%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.18%) PeopleTools
12 1 (0.18%) Firebug
12 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 98 (17.66%) Finance
2 48 (8.65%) Telecoms
3 39 (7.03%) Electronics
4 24 (4.32%) Marketing
5 18 (3.24%) Banking
6 17 (3.06%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.16%) Automotive
8 9 (1.62%) Multimedia
8 9 (1.62%) Military
9 6 (1.08%) Publishing
10 5 (0.90%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.72%) French Language
12 3 (0.54%) Games
12 3 (0.54%) Back Office
13 2 (0.36%) Law
13 2 (0.36%) Legal
13 2 (0.36%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.36%) Local Government
14 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 223 (40.18%) Developer
2 200 (36.04%) Software Engineer
3 92 (16.58%) Graduate
4 58 (10.45%) Software Developer
5 49 (8.83%) Graduate Developer
6 35 (6.31%) Test Engineer
7 32 (5.77%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 30 (5.41%) Web Developer
9 28 (5.05%) C# Developer
10 27 (4.86%) Java Developer
10 27 (4.86%) Architect
11 26 (4.68%) Junior
12 25 (4.50%) C++ Developer
13 24 (4.32%) Senior Software Engineer
14 23 (4.14%) C++ Software Engineer
14 23 (4.14%) .NET Developer
15 21 (3.78%) Graduate Software Developer
16 18 (3.24%) Software Test Engineer
16 18 (3.24%) Junior Developer
17 16 (2.88%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (27.57%) .NET
2 79 (14.23%) HTML
3 62 (11.17%) ASP.NET
4 53 (9.55%) CSS
5 42 (7.57%) jQuery
6 41 (7.39%) Web Services
7 31 (5.59%) WCF
8 29 (5.23%) WPF
9 24 (4.32%) XML
10 18 (3.24%) J2EE
10 18 (3.24%) WinForms
11 17 (3.06%) HTML5
12 16 (2.88%) Ruby on Rails
13 15 (2.70%) LAMP
13 15 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (2.52%) Razor View Engine
15 13 (2.34%) .NET Framework
15 13 (2.34%) Dojo
16 12 (2.16%) STL
17 11 (1.98%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 187 (33.69%) Mathematics
2 84 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (11.71%) Physics
4 52 (9.37%) Algorithms
5 48 (8.65%) Open Source
6 44 (7.93%) Cryptography
7 42 (7.57%) Embedded Systems
8 31 (5.59%) PKI
9 27 (4.86%) Management Information System
10 24 (4.32%) User Experience
10 24 (4.32%) Mobile App
11 21 (3.78%) Statistics
12 18 (3.24%) Internet of Things
13 16 (2.88%) Visualisation
14 14 (2.52%) GIS
15 12 (2.16%) Data Structures
16 11 (1.98%) Device Driver
17 10 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
18 9 (1.62%) Informatics
18 9 (1.62%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 129 (23.24%) Windows
2 108 (19.46%) Linux
3 56 (10.09%) UNIX
4 39 (7.03%) Android
5 27 (4.86%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.62%) Solaris
8 6 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.72%) AIX
9 4 (0.72%) HPUX
10 3 (0.54%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (0.54%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.36%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.36%) CentOS
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (55.86%) Software Engineering
2 127 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (17.66%) OO
4 69 (12.43%) Scrum
5 50 (9.01%) Information Security
6 39 (7.03%) TDD
7 34 (6.13%) Web Development
8 33 (5.95%) Mentoring
9 32 (5.77%) OOP
10 30 (5.41%) Regression Testing
11 29 (5.23%) Product Management
11 29 (5.23%) Machine Learning
12 28 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (4.86%) Signal Processing
14 26 (4.68%) Multithreading
15 23 (4.14%) UML
15 23 (4.14%) MVVM
16 22 (3.96%) Kanban
17 21 (3.78%) OOD
17 21 (3.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 215 (38.74%) C#
2 199 (35.86%) Java
3 190 (34.23%) C++
4 149 (26.85%) Python
5 124 (22.34%) C
6 106 (19.10%) SQL
7 74 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 47 (8.47%) PHP
9 29 (5.23%) Ruby
10 21 (3.78%) Perl
11 18 (3.24%) VB.NET
12 17 (3.06%) VB
12 17 (3.06%) MATLAB
12 17 (3.06%) Objective-C
13 13 (2.34%) Embedded C
14 11 (1.98%) R
15 10 (1.80%) Delphi
15 10 (1.80%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.26%) Embedded C++
16 7 (1.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 434 (78.20%) Degree
2 36 (6.49%) PhD
3 21 (3.78%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.52%) CISSP
5 6 (1.08%) ISEB
5 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.08%) A+ Certification
6 5 (0.90%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.72%) CEH
7 4 (0.72%) CISMP
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 Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.32%) ISO 9000
2 20 (3.60%) QA
3 1 (0.18%) JTAG
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (3.78%) Firmware
2 18 (3.24%) KVM
3 17 (3.06%) QEMU
4 16 (2.88%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.44%) XenServer
6 6 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.72%) Xen
8 3 (0.54%) Hyper-V
9 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 59 (10.63%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.39%) Oracle
3 11 (1.98%) Cisco
4 9 (1.62%) Citrix
5 7 (1.26%) Google
5 7 (1.26%) Facebook
5 7 (1.26%) Twitter
6 6 (1.08%) Splunk
6 6 (1.08%) Intel
6 6 (1.08%) MathWorks
6 6 (1.08%) Sony
6 6 (1.08%) TOWER Software
6 6 (1.08%) VMware
7 5 (0.90%) OpenLink
7 5 (0.90%) CA
8 4 (0.72%) SAP
8 4 (0.72%) HP
9 3 (0.54%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.36%) Apple
10 2 (0.36%) EMC
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