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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 10 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 285 211 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.32% 13.60% 13.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 33.93% 30.19% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 187 179 242
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
840 699 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.11% 45.04% 47.08%
Number of salaries quoted 593 572 822
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 408 (76.40%) Degree
2 276 (51.69%) Software Engineering
3 212 (39.70%) C#
4 184 (34.46%) Java
4 184 (34.46%) Mathematics
5 171 (32.02%) C++
6 161 (30.15%) .NET
7 133 (24.91%) Python
8 124 (23.22%) Windows
9 112 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
10 103 (19.29%) C
11 102 (19.10%) Linux
12 97 (18.16%) SQL
13 95 (17.79%) Finance
14 94 (17.60%) OO
15 83 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
16 80 (14.98%) Physics
17 76 (14.23%) HTML
17 76 (14.23%) Internet
18 71 (13.30%) ASP.NET
19 69 (12.92%) JavaScript
20 68 (12.73%) Scrum
21 56 (10.49%) Microsoft
22 51 (9.55%) CSS
23 49 (9.18%) PHP
24 48 (8.99%) Algorithms
25 47 (8.80%) TDD
26 46 (8.61%) Telecoms
27 42 (7.87%) UNIX
27 42 (7.87%) Open Source

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 27 (5.06%) OpenStack
2 19 (3.56%) Apache
3 13 (2.43%) WebLogic
4 12 (2.25%) IIS
5 11 (2.06%) CloudStack
6 10 (1.87%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.31%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.75%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.37%) CMS
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.19%) SAS
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 17 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.69%) MS Office
3 7 (1.31%) Simulink
4 5 (0.94%) MS Project
4 5 (0.94%) Mathematica
5 4 (0.75%) TargetLink
5 4 (0.75%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Endur
2 2 (0.37%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.69%) SaaS
3 5 (0.94%) Office 365
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 76 (14.23%) Internet
2 31 (5.81%) Wireless
3 20 (3.75%) Firewall
4 14 (2.62%) HTTP
5 12 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.25%) Network Security
6 6 (1.12%) VPN
7 5 (0.94%) ZigBee
7 5 (0.94%) Intranet
8 4 (0.75%) LDAP
8 4 (0.75%) IPv6
8 4 (0.75%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.75%) NAS
8 4 (0.75%) iSCSI
8 4 (0.75%) VLAN
9 3 (0.56%) WAN
9 3 (0.56%) LAN
10 2 (0.37%) TETRA
10 2 (0.37%) Modbus
11 1 (0.19%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.06%) MySQL
3 20 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.18%) Big Data
5 12 (2.25%) Data Mining
6 11 (2.06%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.94%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.75%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.56%) SQLite
11 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.56%) MS Access
12 2 (0.37%) Text Mining
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 34 (6.37%) Visual Studio
2 29 (5.43%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.00%) GCC
3 16 (3.00%) LLVM
4 15 (2.81%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.62%) NUnit
5 14 (2.62%) Selenium
5 14 (2.62%) Rhino Mocks
5 14 (2.62%) Moq
5 14 (2.62%) MSTest
6 13 (2.43%) Maven
7 6 (1.12%) JUnit
8 5 (0.94%) Bugzilla
9 4 (0.75%) Xcode
10 3 (0.56%) Subversion
10 3 (0.56%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.19%) Firebug
11 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.19%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.19%) PeopleTools
General
1 95 (17.79%) Finance
2 46 (8.61%) Telecoms
3 39 (7.30%) Electronics
4 24 (4.49%) Marketing
5 16 (3.00%) Banking
6 11 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.87%) Military
8 9 (1.69%) Multimedia
9 6 (1.12%) Publishing
10 5 (0.94%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.75%) Automotive
12 3 (0.56%) Games
12 3 (0.56%) Back Office
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
13 1 (0.19%) Law
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 229 (42.88%) Developer
2 188 (35.21%) Software Engineer
3 86 (16.10%) Graduate
4 63 (11.80%) Software Developer
5 51 (9.55%) Graduate Developer
6 31 (5.81%) Web Developer
6 31 (5.81%) Junior
7 30 (5.62%) C# Developer
7 30 (5.62%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 27 (5.06%) Test Engineer
8 27 (5.06%) .NET Developer
9 26 (4.87%) Architect
10 25 (4.68%) C++ Developer
11 20 (3.75%) Junior Developer
12 19 (3.56%) Graduate Software Developer
13 18 (3.37%) Senior Software Engineer
13 18 (3.37%) Graduate .NET Developer
14 17 (3.18%) Java Developer
14 17 (3.18%) Systems Architect
15 16 (3.00%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (30.15%) .NET
2 76 (14.23%) HTML
3 71 (13.30%) ASP.NET
4 51 (9.55%) CSS
5 39 (7.30%) jQuery
6 38 (7.12%) WCF
7 36 (6.74%) Web Services
8 35 (6.55%) WPF
9 24 (4.49%) WinForms
10 23 (4.31%) XML
11 22 (4.12%) J2EE
12 20 (3.75%) .NET Framework
13 18 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (3.37%) Razor View Engine
13 18 (3.37%) Ruby on Rails
14 17 (3.18%) HTML5
15 15 (2.81%) Spring
16 14 (2.62%) Unity DI Container
16 14 (2.62%) Dojo
16 14 (2.62%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 184 (34.46%) Mathematics
2 83 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (14.98%) Physics
4 48 (8.99%) Algorithms
5 42 (7.87%) Open Source
6 30 (5.62%) Embedded Systems
6 30 (5.62%) Mobile App
7 28 (5.24%) Cryptography
8 26 (4.87%) User Experience
9 24 (4.49%) PKI
10 23 (4.31%) Statistics
11 22 (4.12%) Management Information System
12 20 (3.75%) Visualisation
13 19 (3.56%) Internet of Things
14 14 (2.62%) GIS
14 14 (2.62%) Inversion of Control
15 13 (2.43%) Device Driver
16 12 (2.25%) Client/Server
17 11 (2.06%) Data Structures
18 9 (1.69%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 124 (23.22%) Windows
2 102 (19.10%) Linux
3 42 (7.87%) UNIX
4 41 (7.68%) Android
5 28 (5.24%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.50%) Solaris
8 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.75%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (0.56%) AIX
10 3 (0.56%) HPUX
11 2 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.19%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (51.69%) Software Engineering
2 112 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (17.60%) OO
4 68 (12.73%) Scrum
5 47 (8.80%) TDD
6 34 (6.37%) Information Security
6 34 (6.37%) Mentoring
7 33 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (5.62%) MVVM
8 30 (5.62%) Machine Learning
9 29 (5.43%) OOP
10 28 (5.24%) Signal Processing
11 27 (5.06%) Web Development
12 26 (4.87%) MVC
12 26 (4.87%) Product Management
12 26 (4.87%) Kanban
13 25 (4.68%) Regression Testing
14 22 (4.12%) Multithreading
15 21 (3.93%) Project Management
15 21 (3.93%) UML
Programming Languages
1 212 (39.70%) C#
2 184 (34.46%) Java
3 171 (32.02%) C++
4 133 (24.91%) Python
5 103 (19.29%) C
6 97 (18.16%) SQL
7 69 (12.92%) JavaScript
8 49 (9.18%) PHP
9 32 (5.99%) Ruby
10 22 (4.12%) VB.NET
10 22 (4.12%) Perl
11 21 (3.93%) VB
12 17 (3.18%) Objective-C
13 14 (2.62%) MATLAB
14 12 (2.25%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.87%) Embedded C
15 10 (1.87%) R
16 8 (1.50%) Delphi
16 8 (1.50%) PowerShell
17 6 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 408 (76.40%) Degree
2 38 (7.12%) PhD
3 17 (3.18%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.87%) CISSP
5 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.94%) ISEB
6 5 (0.94%) A+ Certification
7 4 (0.75%) Postgraduate
7 4 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.56%) CISMP
8 3 (0.56%) CEH
9 2 (0.37%) HNC
9 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.19%) MCP
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.87%) QA
2 17 (3.18%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.19%) JTAG
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (3.75%) Firmware
2 17 (3.18%) KVM
3 16 (3.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.00%) QEMU
4 7 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.94%) XenServer
6 3 (0.56%) Xen
6 3 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.56%) Puppet
2 2 (0.37%) Ansible
3 1 (0.19%) SCCM
3 1 (0.19%) Nagios
3 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 56 (10.49%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.49%) Oracle
3 13 (2.43%) JBoss
4 8 (1.50%) Cisco
5 7 (1.31%) Citrix
5 7 (1.31%) VMware
6 6 (1.12%) Splunk
7 5 (0.94%) Facebook
7 5 (0.94%) Twitter
7 5 (0.94%) CA
7 5 (0.94%) OpenLink
7 5 (0.94%) MathWorks
8 4 (0.75%) TOWER Software
8 4 (0.75%) SAP
9 3 (0.56%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.37%) Apple
10 2 (0.37%) Intel
10 2 (0.37%) HP
10 2 (0.37%) Huawei
10 2 (0.37%) Zend
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Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £DOE + share options
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Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Depending on Experience
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The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bupa Healthcare, Dental, Pension
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Salary: to c£60k + benefits DOE
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