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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 14 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 234 259 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.61% 14.08% 10.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 36.79% 30.65% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 205 204 166
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,250 £50,000
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
636 845 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.14% 45.92% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 533 623 640
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 438 (84.72%) Degree
2 266 (51.45%) Software Engineering
3 248 (47.97%) C++
4 170 (32.88%) C#
5 163 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
6 162 (31.33%) C
7 146 (28.24%) Python
8 140 (27.08%) Mathematics
9 134 (25.92%) Java
10 131 (25.34%) SQL
11 129 (24.95%) .NET
12 124 (23.98%) JavaScript
13 115 (22.24%) HTML
14 97 (18.76%) OO
15 92 (17.79%) Windows
16 90 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
17 87 (16.83%) Linux
18 85 (16.44%) Algorithms
19 84 (16.25%) Android
20 79 (15.28%) Electronics
21 71 (13.73%) Microsoft
22 70 (13.54%) Finance
23 65 (12.57%) Apple iOS
24 63 (12.19%) jQuery
25 60 (11.61%) CSS
26 58 (11.22%) SQL Server
26 58 (11.22%) Internet
27 57 (11.03%) ASP.NET
27 57 (11.03%) Scrum
28 49 (9.48%) Web Services

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (2.90%) OpenStack
2 7 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.16%) Apache
3 6 (1.16%) Node.js
4 5 (0.97%) JBoss
5 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.77%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.58%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.39%) IIS
7 2 (0.39%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.39%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.19%) Confluence
8 1 (0.19%) Lync
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (2.32%) SaaS
3 10 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.39%) GitHub
6 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (11.22%) Internet
2 31 (6.00%) Wireless
3 24 (4.64%) HTTP
4 8 (1.55%) Bluetooth
5 7 (1.35%) ZigBee
5 7 (1.35%) Ethernet
6 6 (1.16%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.77%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.77%) Firewall
7 4 (0.77%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.58%) Network Security
8 3 (0.58%) Intranet
9 2 (0.39%) FTP
9 2 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.19%) MQTT
10 1 (0.19%) AMQP
10 1 (0.19%) 4G
10 1 (0.19%) LTE
10 1 (0.19%) NFC
10 1 (0.19%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.96%) MySQL
3 26 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (5.03%) NoSQL
4 21 (4.06%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.87%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.35%) Big Data
9 7 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.16%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.97%) CouchDB
11 5 (0.97%) Neo4j
11 5 (0.97%) MariaDB
11 5 (0.97%) SAP BW
12 4 (0.77%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 30 (5.80%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.03%) Jenkins
3 23 (4.45%) Visual Studio
4 20 (3.87%) NUnit
5 17 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (3.29%) Selenium
6 13 (2.51%) Maven
7 9 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (1.74%) GCC
8 8 (1.55%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.35%) LLVM
10 5 (0.97%) JIRA
10 5 (0.97%) Subversion
11 4 (0.77%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.58%) Android Studio
12 3 (0.58%) Mockito
12 3 (0.58%) TestNG
13 1 (0.19%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 79 (15.28%) Electronics
2 70 (13.54%) Finance
3 31 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.26%) Marketing
5 16 (3.09%) Banking
6 10 (1.93%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.16%) Games
7 6 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.16%) Automotive
8 4 (0.77%) Billing
9 3 (0.58%) Law
10 2 (0.39%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.19%) Military
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 244 (47.20%) Software Engineer
2 198 (38.30%) Developer
3 78 (15.09%) Software Developer
4 55 (10.64%) Graduate
5 37 (7.16%) C# Software Engineer
6 36 (6.96%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 35 (6.77%) C++ Developer
8 33 (6.38%) Programmer
9 32 (6.19%) Test Engineer
10 28 (5.42%) C# Developer
11 26 (5.03%) .NET Software Engineer
12 24 (4.64%) Senior Developer
13 22 (4.26%) Analyst
14 21 (4.06%) Software Test Engineer
15 19 (3.68%) Java Developer
16 17 (3.29%) Junior
17 16 (3.09%) Senior Software Developer
18 15 (2.90%) Python Developer
18 15 (2.90%) Junior Developer
18 15 (2.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (24.95%) .NET
2 115 (22.24%) HTML
3 63 (12.19%) jQuery
4 60 (11.61%) CSS
5 57 (11.03%) ASP.NET
6 49 (9.48%) Web Services
7 25 (4.84%) HTML5
7 25 (4.84%) MFC
8 22 (4.26%) XML
9 16 (3.09%) JSP
9 16 (3.09%) WPF
10 15 (2.90%) Ruby on Rails
11 13 (2.51%) RESTful
11 13 (2.51%) Spring
11 13 (2.51%) SOAP
12 11 (2.13%) CSS3
12 11 (2.13%) J2EE
13 10 (1.93%) LAMP
13 10 (1.93%) Direct3D
13 10 (1.93%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 140 (27.08%) Mathematics
2 90 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (16.44%) Algorithms
4 41 (7.93%) Internet of Things
5 37 (7.16%) User Experience
5 37 (7.16%) Physics
6 35 (6.77%) Open Source
7 25 (4.84%) Pocket PC
7 25 (4.84%) Mobile App
8 24 (4.64%) Embedded Systems
9 23 (4.45%) Statistics
9 23 (4.45%) Robotics
9 23 (4.45%) Mechatronics
10 18 (3.48%) Visualisation
11 17 (3.29%) Client/Server
12 13 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (2.51%) Blog
12 13 (2.51%) Management Information System
13 11 (2.13%) Cryptography
13 11 (2.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 92 (17.79%) Windows
2 87 (16.83%) Linux
3 84 (16.25%) Android
4 65 (12.57%) Apple iOS
5 37 (7.16%) UNIX
6 17 (3.29%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.77%) AIX
7 4 (0.77%) HPUX
7 4 (0.77%) Solaris
8 3 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.39%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.19%) OpenWrt
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.19%) CentOS
10 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (51.45%) Software Engineering
2 163 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (18.76%) OO
4 57 (11.03%) Scrum
5 37 (7.16%) OOD
6 30 (5.80%) Mentoring
7 28 (5.42%) User Stories
8 26 (5.03%) TDD
8 26 (5.03%) Data Analysis
8 26 (5.03%) Analytics
8 26 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (4.84%) Risk Management
10 23 (4.45%) Unit Testing
11 22 (4.26%) Software Architecture
12 20 (3.87%) Multithreading
12 20 (3.87%) Financial Modelling
13 17 (3.29%) Web Development
14 16 (3.09%) E-Commerce
14 16 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (3.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 248 (47.97%) C++
2 170 (32.88%) C#
3 162 (31.33%) C
4 146 (28.24%) Python
5 134 (25.92%) Java
6 131 (25.34%) SQL
7 124 (23.98%) JavaScript
8 47 (9.09%) Objective-C
9 37 (7.16%) PHP
10 34 (6.58%) Embedded C
11 32 (6.19%) Embedded C++
12 31 (6.00%) Perl
13 26 (5.03%) Ruby
14 21 (4.06%) MATLAB
15 14 (2.71%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.93%) Delphi
17 6 (1.16%) VB.NET
17 6 (1.16%) Assembly Language
17 6 (1.16%) R
18 5 (0.97%) Go
Qualifications
1 438 (84.72%) Degree
2 26 (5.03%) MCP
2 26 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.32%) PhD
4 7 (1.35%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.77%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.77%) ISEB
6 3 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.39%) CISSP
7 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.39%) CEH
7 2 (0.39%) CISMP
8 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.61%) QA
2 4 (0.77%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (2.71%) KVM
2 11 (2.13%) Firmware
3 8 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.35%) QEMU
5 5 (0.97%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 5 (0.97%) LXC
5 5 (0.97%) Docker
5 5 (0.97%) Xen
6 3 (0.58%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.39%) Ceph
8 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.16%) Puppet
2 5 (0.97%) Mesos
3 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.39%) Nagios
4 2 (0.39%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 71 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.58%) Oracle
3 20 (3.87%) TOWER Software
4 9 (1.74%) Xamarin
4 9 (1.74%) Google
5 8 (1.55%) VMware
6 5 (0.97%) Tableau
6 5 (0.97%) Rackspace
6 5 (0.97%) Atlassian
6 5 (0.97%) Pegasus
6 5 (0.97%) SAP
7 4 (0.77%) Autodesk
7 4 (0.77%) Perforce
7 4 (0.77%) PTC
8 3 (0.58%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.39%) Cisco
9 2 (0.39%) Adobe
9 2 (0.39%) ESRI
10 1 (0.19%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.19%) QNX
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: c£30k dep. on experience
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: to £70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £25k - £35k dep. on experience + bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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The One Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Bonus/Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Shares + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus scheme
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Salary: £40k - 48k per year + .
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Private Medical, Pension
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits BUPA, pension + multiple perks
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits package
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