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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 8 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 285 245 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.47% 16.39% 9.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 42.86% 31.69% 25.18%
Number of salaries quoted 222 211 138
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
665 773 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.42% 51.71% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 495 658 580
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,200
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 6 March 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 437 (80.33%) Degree
2 311 (57.17%) Software Engineering
3 225 (41.36%) C++
4 183 (33.64%) C
5 176 (32.35%) C#
6 171 (31.43%) Python
7 159 (29.23%) Mathematics
8 157 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
9 145 (26.65%) Java
10 133 (24.45%) SQL
11 123 (22.61%) .NET
12 109 (20.04%) Linux
13 107 (19.67%) HTML
14 105 (19.30%) OO
15 102 (18.75%) JavaScript
16 94 (17.28%) Windows
17 78 (14.34%) Internet
18 75 (13.79%) Finance
19 74 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
20 72 (13.24%) Electronics
21 71 (13.05%) CSS
22 65 (11.95%) Scrum
23 55 (10.11%) PHP
23 55 (10.11%) Android
24 54 (9.93%) Web Services
24 54 (9.93%) Algorithms
25 52 (9.56%) Microsoft
26 51 (9.38%) Internet of Things
27 49 (9.01%) User Experience
28 48 (8.82%) UNIX

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 21 (3.86%) OpenStack
2 11 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.84%) Apache
4 6 (1.10%) Node.js
4 6 (1.10%) CloudStack
5 5 (0.92%) JBoss
5 5 (0.92%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.92%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.74%) IIS
7 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.37%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.55%) InfoPath
2 3 (0.55%) TargetLink
2 3 (0.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) Simulink
3 1 (0.18%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.51%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.55%) SaaS
4 3 (0.55%) Office 365
5 1 (0.18%) GitHub
5 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 78 (14.34%) Internet
2 44 (8.09%) Wireless
3 29 (5.33%) HTTP
4 15 (2.76%) Network Security
5 12 (2.21%) Bluetooth
5 12 (2.21%) Firewall
6 11 (2.02%) ZigBee
6 11 (2.02%) Ethernet
7 10 (1.84%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.29%) Wireshark
9 6 (1.10%) DNS
10 5 (0.92%) VPN
10 5 (0.92%) SSL
11 4 (0.74%) Intranet
11 4 (0.74%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.74%) LAN
11 4 (0.74%) WAN
11 4 (0.74%) DHCP
12 3 (0.55%) FTP
12 3 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.78%) Relational Database
3 24 (4.41%) MySQL
4 23 (4.23%) NoSQL
5 16 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (1.84%) Big Data
7 10 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.10%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.92%) CouchDB
11 5 (0.92%) Neo4j
11 5 (0.92%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.92%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.55%) Text Mining
12 3 (0.55%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.37%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (7.17%) Visual Studio
2 34 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 20 (3.68%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.21%) Maven
5 11 (2.02%) NUnit
5 11 (2.02%) GCC
6 10 (1.84%) Selenium
6 10 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.65%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (1.65%) LLVM
8 7 (1.29%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.92%) Bugzilla
9 5 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.92%) JIRA
10 4 (0.74%) Subversion
11 3 (0.55%) Android Studio
12 2 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
13 1 (0.18%) PeopleTools
13 1 (0.18%) Xcode
13 1 (0.18%) PHPUnit
General
1 75 (13.79%) Finance
2 72 (13.24%) Electronics
3 42 (7.72%) Telecoms
4 35 (6.43%) Marketing
5 24 (4.41%) Banking
6 13 (2.39%) Automotive
7 10 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.84%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.10%) Games
9 5 (0.92%) French Language
10 4 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.55%) German Language
11 3 (0.55%) Legal
11 3 (0.55%) Local Government
11 3 (0.55%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.37%) Law
13 1 (0.18%) Military
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 246 (45.22%) Software Engineer
2 199 (36.58%) Developer
3 80 (14.71%) Graduate
4 79 (14.52%) Software Developer
5 53 (9.74%) Test Engineer
6 45 (8.27%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 32 (5.88%) C++ Developer
8 30 (5.51%) Software Test Engineer
9 28 (5.15%) Java Developer
10 27 (4.96%) Graduate Developer
11 26 (4.78%) C++ Software Engineer
12 25 (4.60%) C# Developer
12 25 (4.60%) Senior Developer
13 24 (4.41%) Programmer
14 23 (4.23%) Analyst
15 22 (4.04%) C# Software Engineer
16 21 (3.86%) Web Developer
16 21 (3.86%) Graduate Software Developer
17 19 (3.49%) Junior
17 19 (3.49%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (22.61%) .NET
2 107 (19.67%) HTML
3 71 (13.05%) CSS
4 54 (9.93%) Web Services
5 39 (7.17%) ASP.NET
6 31 (5.70%) jQuery
7 28 (5.15%) HTML5
8 22 (4.04%) XML
9 17 (3.13%) SOAP
10 16 (2.94%) WCF
10 16 (2.94%) LAMP
11 14 (2.57%) JSP
11 14 (2.57%) RESTful
12 12 (2.21%) CSS3
13 11 (2.02%) WPF
14 10 (1.84%) Direct3D
14 10 (1.84%) OpenCL
14 10 (1.84%) OpenGL ES
15 9 (1.65%) REST
15 9 (1.65%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 159 (29.23%) Mathematics
2 74 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (9.93%) Algorithms
4 51 (9.38%) Internet of Things
5 49 (9.01%) User Experience
6 48 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
7 35 (6.43%) Cryptography
8 34 (6.25%) Open Source
9 32 (5.88%) Physics
10 27 (4.96%) Mobile App
11 18 (3.31%) Visualisation
12 15 (2.76%) Statistics
12 15 (2.76%) Management Information System
13 13 (2.39%) Robotics
14 12 (2.21%) Mechatronics
14 12 (2.21%) Device Driver
15 11 (2.02%) PKI
16 10 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
17 9 (1.65%) Informatics
17 9 (1.65%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 109 (20.04%) Linux
2 94 (17.28%) Windows
3 55 (10.11%) Android
4 48 (8.82%) UNIX
5 39 (7.17%) Apple iOS
6 22 (4.04%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.92%) AIX
7 5 (0.92%) HPUX
7 5 (0.92%) Solaris
8 4 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.55%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.37%) CentOS
10 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.18%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (57.17%) Software Engineering
2 157 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (19.30%) OO
4 65 (11.95%) Scrum
5 42 (7.72%) OOD
6 37 (6.80%) Analytics
7 35 (6.43%) Information Security
8 32 (5.88%) Web Development
9 31 (5.70%) Mentoring
10 29 (5.33%) User Stories
11 27 (4.96%) Data Protection
12 26 (4.78%) Multithreading
13 25 (4.60%) Regression Testing
14 24 (4.41%) TDD
15 23 (4.23%) Data Analysis
16 21 (3.86%) Risk Management
17 19 (3.49%) Test Strategy
18 18 (3.31%) Software Architecture
18 18 (3.31%) Android Development
18 18 (3.31%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 225 (41.36%) C++
2 183 (33.64%) C
3 176 (32.35%) C#
4 171 (31.43%) Python
5 145 (26.65%) Java
6 133 (24.45%) SQL
7 102 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 55 (10.11%) PHP
9 34 (6.25%) Objective-C
10 33 (6.07%) Perl
11 23 (4.23%) Embedded C
12 22 (4.04%) MATLAB
13 20 (3.68%) Embedded C++
14 18 (3.31%) Delphi
15 12 (2.21%) Bash Shell
16 11 (2.02%) Ruby
17 6 (1.10%) R
18 5 (0.92%) Golang
18 5 (0.92%) Haskell
18 5 (0.92%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 437 (80.33%) Degree
2 18 (3.31%) VCP4
3 11 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.47%) MCP
4 8 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.29%) CISSP
6 6 (1.10%) PhD
6 6 (1.10%) ISEB
7 5 (0.92%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.74%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.74%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.55%) CCNP
9 3 (0.55%) CCNA
9 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.37%) CEH
10 2 (0.37%) CISMP
10 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.18%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.68%) QA
2 11 (2.02%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 16 (2.94%) KVM
2 13 (2.39%) Firmware
3 9 (1.65%) Xen
3 9 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.65%) QEMU
4 8 (1.47%) XenServer
5 7 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.92%) Docker
6 5 (0.92%) LXC
7 2 (0.37%) Ceph
7 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (1.65%) Puppet
2 5 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.92%) Ansible
2 5 (0.92%) Mesos
3 2 (0.37%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (9.56%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.88%) Oracle
3 20 (3.68%) Google
4 17 (3.13%) TOWER Software
5 9 (1.65%) Cisco
6 7 (1.29%) VMware
6 7 (1.29%) Sony
6 7 (1.29%) Intel
6 7 (1.29%) Citrix
7 5 (0.92%) Pegasus
7 5 (0.92%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.92%) Perforce
7 5 (0.92%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.92%) Rackspace
8 4 (0.74%) Facebook
8 4 (0.74%) Twitter
9 2 (0.37%) Isilon
9 2 (0.37%) Tableau
9 2 (0.37%) QNX
9 2 (0.37%) Adobe
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