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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 10 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 214 283 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.36% 15.59% 11.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 33.33% 32.64% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 184 191 159
Average salary £42,750 £40,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
642 867 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.09% 47.77% 44.79%
Number of salaries quoted 540 627 575
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 374 (83.30%) Degree
2 216 (48.11%) Software Engineering
3 155 (34.52%) C++
4 141 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
5 138 (30.73%) Java
6 131 (29.18%) Mathematics
7 130 (28.95%) C#
8 126 (28.06%) SQL
9 114 (25.39%) JavaScript
10 111 (24.72%) Python
11 103 (22.94%) .NET
12 101 (22.49%) OO
13 99 (22.05%) C
14 86 (19.15%) HTML
15 85 (18.93%) jQuery
16 81 (18.04%) Linux
17 79 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
18 74 (16.48%) Microsoft
19 66 (14.70%) Scrum
20 64 (14.25%) Windows
21 63 (14.03%) Algorithms
22 59 (13.14%) Web Services
23 57 (12.69%) SQL Server
24 54 (12.03%) Android
25 51 (11.36%) ASP.NET
26 50 (11.14%) CSS
27 47 (10.47%) Physics
28 43 (9.58%) Apple iOS
28 43 (9.58%) Finance
29 41 (9.13%) NoSQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (2.67%) Node.js
2 8 (1.78%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.34%) Apache Solr
4 5 (1.11%) JBoss
5 4 (0.89%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.67%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.67%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.45%) IIS
7 2 (0.45%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.22%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.11%) AutoCAD
3 4 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Endur
2 3 (0.67%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.90%) SaaS
2 14 (3.12%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.89%) GitHub
4 4 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.46%) Internet
2 15 (3.34%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.90%) Ethernet
4 10 (2.23%) Wireless
4 10 (2.23%) HTTP
5 3 (0.67%) WAN
6 2 (0.45%) FTP
7 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.22%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.22%) NFC
7 1 (0.22%) AMQP
7 1 (0.22%) MQTT
7 1 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.13%) NoSQL
3 34 (7.57%) MySQL
4 27 (6.01%) MongoDB
5 18 (4.01%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.78%) SAP BW
9 6 (1.34%) Big Data
10 4 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.89%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.67%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.45%) SQLite
13 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.22%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.22%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 41 (9.13%) Git (software)
2 34 (7.57%) Jenkins
3 24 (5.35%) Selenium
4 20 (4.45%) Maven
5 13 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (2.45%) NUnit
6 11 (2.45%) Subversion
7 8 (1.78%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.56%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.34%) Grunt
9 6 (1.34%) Bower
9 6 (1.34%) gulp
10 5 (1.11%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.89%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.89%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.89%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.67%) Mockito
12 3 (0.67%) LLVM
12 3 (0.67%) GCC
12 3 (0.67%) Jasmine
General
1 43 (9.58%) Finance
2 29 (6.46%) Electronics
3 11 (2.45%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.45%) Marketing
4 7 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.34%) Automotive
5 6 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (0.89%) Billing
7 2 (0.45%) Law
7 2 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.22%) Military
8 1 (0.22%) Retail
8 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 199 (44.32%) Developer
2 186 (41.43%) Software Engineer
3 59 (13.14%) Software Developer
4 43 (9.58%) Java Developer
5 31 (6.90%) Graduate
6 26 (5.79%) C# Software Engineer
7 23 (5.12%) Senior Software Engineer
7 23 (5.12%) Programmer
8 20 (4.45%) Web Developer
9 19 (4.23%) Senior Developer
9 19 (4.23%) Java Software Engineer
9 19 (4.23%) Test Engineer
10 18 (4.01%) Java Software Developer
11 17 (3.79%) Python Developer
11 17 (3.79%) Junior
12 15 (3.34%) .NET Software Engineer
12 15 (3.34%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 14 (3.12%) Analyst
13 14 (3.12%) C++ Developer
14 13 (2.90%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (22.94%) .NET
2 86 (19.15%) HTML
3 85 (18.93%) jQuery
4 59 (13.14%) Web Services
5 51 (11.36%) ASP.NET
6 50 (11.14%) CSS
7 25 (5.57%) MFC
7 25 (5.57%) HTML5
8 23 (5.12%) RESTful
9 21 (4.68%) CSS3
10 17 (3.79%) Spring
11 16 (3.56%) AngularJS
12 15 (3.34%) Ruby on Rails
13 13 (2.90%) WPF
14 11 (2.45%) PhoneGap
15 10 (2.23%) REST
15 10 (2.23%) Django
16 9 (2.00%) Ajax
17 8 (1.78%) J2EE
17 8 (1.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 131 (29.18%) Mathematics
2 79 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (14.03%) Algorithms
4 47 (10.47%) Physics
5 25 (5.57%) Pocket PC
6 23 (5.12%) GIS
7 20 (4.45%) Internet of Things
8 17 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (3.79%) Statistics
9 16 (3.56%) Robotics
10 14 (3.12%) Client/Server
11 13 (2.90%) Management Information System
11 13 (2.90%) Blog
11 13 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
12 12 (2.67%) User Experience
12 12 (2.67%) Data Structures
12 12 (2.67%) Mechatronics
13 9 (2.00%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.78%) CUDA
14 8 (1.78%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.04%) Linux
2 64 (14.25%) Windows
3 54 (12.03%) Android
4 43 (9.58%) Apple iOS
5 14 (3.12%) UNIX
6 2 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.22%) CentOS
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.22%) AIX
7 1 (0.22%) HPUX
7 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (48.11%) Software Engineering
2 141 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (22.49%) OO
4 66 (14.70%) Scrum
5 41 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (7.13%) Open Source
7 31 (6.90%) TDD
8 30 (6.68%) SDLC
9 27 (6.01%) Unit Testing
10 22 (4.90%) MVC
10 22 (4.90%) Configuration Management
11 21 (4.68%) Web Development
11 21 (4.68%) Mentoring
12 19 (4.23%) OOP
13 18 (4.01%) Bioinformatics
14 17 (3.79%) Kanban
14 17 (3.79%) Multithreading
15 16 (3.56%) OOD
15 16 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (3.56%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 155 (34.52%) C++
2 138 (30.73%) Java
3 130 (28.95%) C#
4 126 (28.06%) SQL
5 114 (25.39%) JavaScript
6 111 (24.72%) Python
7 99 (22.05%) C
8 30 (6.68%) Embedded C
9 28 (6.24%) Perl
10 27 (6.01%) Objective-C
11 23 (5.12%) Embedded C++
12 22 (4.90%) Ruby
13 21 (4.68%) PHP
14 8 (1.78%) Scala
15 7 (1.56%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.11%) MATLAB
16 5 (1.11%) F#
17 4 (0.89%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.89%) R
17 4 (0.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 374 (83.30%) Degree
2 30 (6.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (5.79%) PhD
4 25 (5.57%) MCP
5 6 (1.34%) Postgraduate
6 5 (1.11%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.89%) CISSP
7 4 (0.89%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.45%) CEH
8 2 (0.45%) CISMP
8 2 (0.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.68%) QA
2 6 (1.34%) TickIT
3 4 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (2.00%) Firmware
2 4 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.67%) QEMU
3 3 (0.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (0.67%) Puppet
2 2 (0.45%) Ansible
3 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 74 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.02%) Oracle
3 11 (2.45%) Xamarin
4 9 (2.00%) TOWER Software
5 8 (1.78%) Autodesk
5 8 (1.78%) SAP
6 6 (1.34%) Google
7 5 (1.11%) OpenLink
8 4 (0.89%) VMware
9 3 (0.67%) PTC
9 3 (0.67%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (0.67%) Tableau
10 2 (0.45%) Twitter
10 2 (0.45%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.45%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.45%) ESRI
11 1 (0.22%) Perforce
11 1 (0.22%) Coverity
11 1 (0.22%) Adobe
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Outstanding
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive salary & package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Bonus/Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Hands On Training!
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 5 days ago