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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 7 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 246 257 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.65% 14.45% 9.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 36.72% 30.27% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 206 186 138
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
670 849 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.06% 47.75% 41.80%
Number of salaries quoted 539 633 568
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 421 (85.57%) Degree
2 249 (50.61%) Software Engineering
3 195 (39.63%) C++
4 163 (33.13%) Java
5 160 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
6 156 (31.71%) C#
7 143 (29.07%) SQL
8 141 (28.66%) Mathematics
9 136 (27.64%) Python
10 125 (25.41%) C
10 125 (25.41%) JavaScript
11 115 (23.37%) .NET
12 112 (22.76%) OO
13 99 (20.12%) HTML
14 93 (18.90%) Linux
15 90 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
16 82 (16.67%) Windows
17 81 (16.46%) jQuery
18 79 (16.06%) Microsoft
19 78 (15.85%) Algorithms
20 74 (15.04%) Android
21 69 (14.02%) Scrum
22 64 (13.01%) Web Services
22 64 (13.01%) SQL Server
23 59 (11.99%) Apple iOS
24 53 (10.77%) ASP.NET
25 51 (10.37%) Physics
26 50 (10.16%) Finance
27 48 (9.76%) CSS
28 44 (8.94%) Electronics

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (2.64%) OpenStack
2 11 (2.24%) Node.js
3 8 (1.63%) JBoss
4 4 (0.81%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.61%) Apache
5 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.61%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.41%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.41%) CloudStack
6 2 (0.41%) IIS
6 2 (0.41%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.20%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.81%) MS Office
3 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.86%) SaaS
3 18 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.61%) GitHub
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.93%) Internet
2 22 (4.47%) Wireless
3 13 (2.64%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.24%) Ethernet
5 7 (1.42%) HTTP
6 3 (0.61%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.61%) WAN
6 3 (0.61%) ZigBee
7 2 (0.41%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.41%) FTP
7 2 (0.41%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.20%) SAN
8 1 (0.20%) SNMP
8 1 (0.20%) 802.11
8 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.20%) NFC
8 1 (0.20%) AMQP
8 1 (0.20%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.32%) NoSQL
3 35 (7.11%) MySQL
4 27 (5.49%) MongoDB
5 25 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (5.08%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.63%) SAP BW
10 6 (1.22%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.02%) CouchDB
11 5 (1.02%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.02%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.81%) Big Data
13 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.41%) SQLite
15 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.20%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 41 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 35 (7.11%) Jenkins
3 27 (5.49%) Selenium
4 20 (4.07%) Maven
5 15 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (2.85%) NUnit
7 13 (2.64%) Visual Studio
8 11 (2.24%) Subversion
9 8 (1.63%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.22%) GCC
11 5 (1.02%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.02%) LLVM
12 4 (0.81%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.61%) Mockito
13 3 (0.61%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.61%) ClearCase
13 3 (0.61%) Bugzilla
13 3 (0.61%) TestNG
13 3 (0.61%) JIRA
14 2 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 50 (10.16%) Finance
2 44 (8.94%) Electronics
3 20 (4.07%) Marketing
4 16 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.22%) Automotive
5 6 (1.22%) Games
6 5 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.81%) Billing
8 2 (0.41%) Law
9 1 (0.20%) Military
9 1 (0.20%) Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Retail
9 1 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 229 (46.54%) Software Engineer
2 200 (40.65%) Developer
3 73 (14.84%) Software Developer
4 41 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 39 (7.93%) Graduate
6 32 (6.50%) C# Software Engineer
7 30 (6.10%) Test Engineer
8 28 (5.69%) Programmer
9 25 (5.08%) Senior Developer
9 25 (5.08%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 23 (4.67%) C++ Developer
10 23 (4.67%) Senior Software Engineer
11 19 (3.86%) Software Test Engineer
11 19 (3.86%) Senior Software Developer
11 19 (3.86%) .NET Software Engineer
12 18 (3.66%) C# Developer
13 17 (3.46%) Web Developer
14 15 (3.05%) Junior
14 15 (3.05%) Java Software Engineer
14 15 (3.05%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (23.37%) .NET
2 99 (20.12%) HTML
3 81 (16.46%) jQuery
4 64 (13.01%) Web Services
5 53 (10.77%) ASP.NET
6 48 (9.76%) CSS
7 30 (6.10%) MFC
8 23 (4.67%) HTML5
9 20 (4.07%) RESTful
10 18 (3.66%) Spring
11 15 (3.05%) Ruby on Rails
11 15 (3.05%) WPF
12 14 (2.85%) CSS3
13 11 (2.24%) PhoneGap
13 11 (2.24%) J2EE
13 11 (2.24%) XML
13 11 (2.24%) SOAP
13 11 (2.24%) AngularJS
14 10 (2.03%) JSP
14 10 (2.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 141 (28.66%) Mathematics
2 90 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (15.85%) Algorithms
4 51 (10.37%) Physics
5 30 (6.10%) Pocket PC
6 27 (5.49%) Internet of Things
7 24 (4.88%) GIS
8 23 (4.67%) User Experience
9 22 (4.47%) Statistics
9 22 (4.47%) Embedded Systems
10 19 (3.86%) Robotics
10 19 (3.86%) Client/Server
11 18 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (3.46%) Management Information System
12 17 (3.46%) Mobile App
13 16 (3.25%) Mechatronics
14 13 (2.64%) Blog
15 12 (2.44%) Visualisation
15 12 (2.44%) Informatics
16 9 (1.83%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 93 (18.90%) Linux
2 82 (16.67%) Windows
3 74 (15.04%) Android
4 59 (11.99%) Apple iOS
5 24 (4.88%) UNIX
6 4 (0.81%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.41%) AIX
7 2 (0.41%) HPUX
7 2 (0.41%) Solaris
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.20%) OpenWrt
8 1 (0.20%) CentOS
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.20%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (50.61%) Software Engineering
2 160 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (22.76%) OO
4 69 (14.02%) Scrum
5 37 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (7.52%) Open Source
6 30 (6.10%) SDLC
7 29 (5.89%) Mentoring
8 27 (5.49%) Unit Testing
8 27 (5.49%) OOD
9 26 (5.28%) TDD
10 21 (4.27%) Configuration Management
11 20 (4.07%) Bioinformatics
12 19 (3.86%) Data Analysis
13 18 (3.66%) Kanban
13 18 (3.66%) Risk Management
13 18 (3.66%) Software Architecture
14 17 (3.46%) OOP
14 17 (3.46%) Multithreading
14 17 (3.46%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 195 (39.63%) C++
2 163 (33.13%) Java
3 156 (31.71%) C#
4 143 (29.07%) SQL
5 136 (27.64%) Python
6 125 (25.41%) C
6 125 (25.41%) JavaScript
7 36 (7.32%) Objective-C
8 33 (6.71%) Perl
9 29 (5.89%) Embedded C
10 28 (5.69%) Ruby
11 27 (5.49%) PHP
12 23 (4.67%) Embedded C++
13 13 (2.64%) MATLAB
14 8 (1.63%) R
15 7 (1.42%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.42%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.02%) Go
16 5 (1.02%) Scala
16 5 (1.02%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 421 (85.57%) Degree
2 35 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (6.10%) MCP
4 20 (4.07%) PhD
5 5 (1.02%) Postgraduate
5 5 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.41%) CEH
6 2 (0.41%) CISMP
6 2 (0.41%) CISSP
6 2 (0.41%) HND
7 1 (0.20%) ISEB
7 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.08%) QA
2 6 (1.22%) TickIT
3 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (2.44%) Firmware
1 12 (2.44%) KVM
2 6 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.02%) QEMU
3 5 (1.02%) Xen
3 5 (1.02%) Docker
3 5 (1.02%) LXC
3 5 (1.02%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 2 (0.41%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 6 (1.22%) Puppet
2 5 (1.02%) Mesos
3 4 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 79 (16.06%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.13%) Oracle
3 13 (2.64%) TOWER Software
4 11 (2.24%) Xamarin
5 9 (1.83%) Google
6 8 (1.63%) SAP
7 6 (1.22%) VMware
7 6 (1.22%) Autodesk
8 5 (1.02%) Pegasus
8 5 (1.02%) Rackspace
9 4 (0.81%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.81%) PTC
10 3 (0.61%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.61%) Tableau
11 2 (0.41%) Twitter
11 2 (0.41%) Perforce
11 2 (0.41%) ESRI
11 2 (0.41%) Adobe
12 1 (0.20%) Hitachi
12 1 (0.20%) NetApp
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ETRMServices UK
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits (share options,
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, plus Pension, Health Plan, 25 days hol
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits + Prospects
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Salary: £38k - 46k per year
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £80000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £48K DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Interview slots available!
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Salary: to £45k DoE + benefits
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