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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 15 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 272 197 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.45% 13.53% 12.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 31.81% 28.43% 27.05%
Number of salaries quoted 186 153 193
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,400 £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
855 693 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.58% 47.60% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 613 546 698
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £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 19 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 427 (77.22%) Degree
2 312 (56.42%) Software Engineering
3 203 (36.71%) C#
4 191 (34.54%) C++
5 179 (32.37%) Mathematics
6 168 (30.38%) Python
7 167 (30.20%) Java
8 153 (27.67%) C
9 139 (25.14%) .NET
10 132 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
11 124 (22.42%) SQL
12 112 (20.25%) Linux
13 111 (20.07%) Windows
14 104 (18.81%) HTML
15 93 (16.82%) JavaScript
16 89 (16.09%) Finance
17 87 (15.73%) OO
18 86 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
19 84 (15.19%) Internet
20 72 (13.02%) CSS
21 63 (11.39%) Scrum
22 54 (9.76%) Microsoft
22 54 (9.76%) PHP
22 54 (9.76%) Algorithms
23 51 (9.22%) UNIX
24 49 (8.86%) Information Security
25 48 (8.68%) Embedded Systems
25 48 (8.68%) ASP.NET
26 47 (8.50%) Cryptography
27 46 (8.32%) Physics

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (3.98%) OpenStack
2 13 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.99%) Apache
4 10 (1.81%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.81%) IIS
5 9 (1.63%) CloudStack
6 4 (0.72%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.72%) JBoss
6 4 (0.72%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (0.54%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.36%) Lync
8 2 (0.36%) Node.js
9 1 (0.18%) SAS
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.63%) MS Office
3 8 (1.45%) Simulink
4 6 (1.08%) Mathematica
5 5 (0.90%) TargetLink
6 4 (0.72%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.90%) Endur
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.16%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.27%) Office 365
2 7 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.54%) SaaS
4 2 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.18%) GitHub
5 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 84 (15.19%) Internet
2 35 (6.33%) Wireless
3 23 (4.16%) Firewall
4 20 (3.62%) Network Security
5 15 (2.71%) HTTP
6 14 (2.53%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.81%) VPN
8 7 (1.27%) DNS
8 7 (1.27%) Bluetooth
8 7 (1.27%) Intranet
9 6 (1.08%) iSCSI
9 6 (1.08%) ZigBee
9 6 (1.08%) VLAN
9 6 (1.08%) LAN
9 6 (1.08%) WAN
9 6 (1.08%) Ethernet
9 6 (1.08%) NAS
10 5 (0.90%) SSL
10 5 (0.90%) DHCP
11 4 (0.72%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.16%) MySQL
3 18 (3.25%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.89%) NoSQL
5 15 (2.71%) Big Data
6 13 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.45%) Data Mining
7 8 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.08%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.90%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.90%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.90%) Text Mining
11 4 (0.72%) MS Access
11 4 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 42 (7.59%) Visual Studio
2 33 (5.97%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.35%) LLVM
3 13 (2.35%) GCC
4 12 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.63%) Maven
6 8 (1.45%) NUnit
6 8 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (1.27%) Selenium
8 6 (1.08%) Bugzilla
9 4 (0.72%) Subversion
9 4 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.72%) MSTest
9 4 (0.72%) Moq
10 3 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.54%) JUnit
10 3 (0.54%) JIRA
11 2 (0.36%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.18%) PeopleTools
General
1 89 (16.09%) Finance
2 44 (7.96%) Telecoms
3 43 (7.78%) Electronics
4 32 (5.79%) Marketing
5 18 (3.25%) Banking
6 14 (2.53%) Automotive
7 11 (1.99%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.45%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.90%) French Language
9 5 (0.90%) Military
10 3 (0.54%) Games
10 3 (0.54%) Legal
10 3 (0.54%) Back Office
10 3 (0.54%) Local Government
10 3 (0.54%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.36%) Law
11 2 (0.36%) Publishing
11 2 (0.36%) German Language
11 2 (0.36%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 217 (39.24%) Developer
2 195 (35.26%) Software Engineer
3 89 (16.09%) Graduate
4 77 (13.92%) Software Developer
5 47 (8.50%) Test Engineer
6 45 (8.14%) Graduate Developer
7 36 (6.51%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 31 (5.61%) Web Developer
9 30 (5.42%) C# Developer
10 27 (4.88%) Java Developer
11 25 (4.52%) Graduate Software Developer
12 24 (4.34%) Analyst
13 22 (3.98%) C++ Developer
13 22 (3.98%) C++ Software Engineer
13 22 (3.98%) Software Test Engineer
14 21 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
15 19 (3.44%) Architect
16 17 (3.07%) Junior
17 16 (2.89%) Administrator
17 16 (2.89%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (25.14%) .NET
2 104 (18.81%) HTML
3 72 (13.02%) CSS
4 48 (8.68%) ASP.NET
5 38 (6.87%) Web Services
6 33 (5.97%) jQuery
7 28 (5.06%) XML
8 24 (4.34%) WCF
9 23 (4.16%) HTML5
10 20 (3.62%) WPF
11 16 (2.89%) J2EE
12 15 (2.71%) Ruby on Rails
13 13 (2.35%) SOAP
14 12 (2.17%) LAMP
15 11 (1.99%) STL
15 11 (1.99%) RESTful
16 10 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (1.81%) Ajax
16 10 (1.81%) CSS3
16 10 (1.81%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 179 (32.37%) Mathematics
2 86 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (9.76%) Algorithms
4 48 (8.68%) Embedded Systems
5 47 (8.50%) Cryptography
6 46 (8.32%) Physics
7 38 (6.87%) Open Source
8 34 (6.15%) Internet of Things
9 31 (5.61%) User Experience
10 24 (4.34%) Mobile App
11 21 (3.80%) Statistics
12 19 (3.44%) PKI
12 19 (3.44%) Management Information System
13 17 (3.07%) Visualisation
14 12 (2.17%) Informatics
15 10 (1.81%) Data Structures
16 8 (1.45%) Device Driver
16 8 (1.45%) GIS
17 6 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
18 5 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 112 (20.25%) Linux
2 111 (20.07%) Windows
3 51 (9.22%) UNIX
4 32 (5.79%) Android
5 22 (3.98%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.63%) Mac OS X
8 7 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.08%) AIX
9 6 (1.08%) HPUX
9 6 (1.08%) Solaris
10 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.54%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.36%) CentOS
11 2 (0.36%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (56.42%) Software Engineering
2 132 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (15.73%) OO
4 63 (11.39%) Scrum
5 49 (8.86%) Information Security
6 43 (7.78%) Web Development
7 33 (5.97%) Regression Testing
8 32 (5.79%) Mentoring
9 29 (5.24%) TDD
10 28 (5.06%) Multithreading
10 28 (5.06%) Analytics
11 26 (4.70%) Data Protection
11 26 (4.70%) OOD
12 22 (3.98%) UML
12 22 (3.98%) OOP
13 21 (3.80%) User Stories
14 20 (3.62%) Product Management
14 20 (3.62%) Risk Management
15 19 (3.44%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (3.44%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 203 (36.71%) C#
2 191 (34.54%) C++
3 168 (30.38%) Python
4 167 (30.20%) Java
5 153 (27.67%) C
6 124 (22.42%) SQL
7 93 (16.82%) JavaScript
8 54 (9.76%) PHP
9 25 (4.52%) Perl
10 23 (4.16%) Ruby
11 20 (3.62%) Embedded C
12 19 (3.44%) MATLAB
12 19 (3.44%) Objective-C
13 14 (2.53%) Embedded C++
14 13 (2.35%) Delphi
15 12 (2.17%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.99%) VB
16 11 (1.99%) R
17 7 (1.27%) PowerShell
18 6 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 427 (77.22%) Degree
2 21 (3.80%) PhD
3 17 (3.07%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.81%) CISSP
5 6 (1.08%) ISEB
5 6 (1.08%) Postgraduate
5 6 (1.08%) A+ Certification
6 5 (0.90%) CEH
6 5 (0.90%) CISMP
6 5 (0.90%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.54%) MCP
8 3 (0.54%) CCNP
8 3 (0.54%) CCNA
8 3 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.25%) QA
2 15 (2.71%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) JTAG
System Software
1 15 (2.71%) Firmware
2 14 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.35%) QEMU
3 13 (2.35%) KVM
4 8 (1.45%) XenServer
5 6 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.90%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.72%) Xen
8 2 (0.36%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.27%) Puppet
2 6 (1.08%) Ansible
3 3 (0.54%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.36%) Nagios
5 1 (0.18%) SCCM
5 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 54 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.51%) Oracle
3 16 (2.89%) Google
4 11 (1.99%) TOWER Software
5 10 (1.81%) Cisco
6 9 (1.63%) Citrix
7 7 (1.27%) Intel
7 7 (1.27%) Sony
7 7 (1.27%) Facebook
7 7 (1.27%) Twitter
8 6 (1.08%) MathWorks
8 6 (1.08%) VMware
8 6 (1.08%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.90%) OpenLink
10 4 (0.72%) SAP
11 3 (0.54%) HP
11 3 (0.54%) Dell
11 3 (0.54%) Perforce
11 3 (0.54%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.54%) Splunk
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