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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 14 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 283 198 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.02% 12.85% 13.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 33.73% 29.55% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 187 175 232
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 £25,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,400 £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
839 670 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.48% 43.48% 47.25%
Number of salaries quoted 599 559 805
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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 23 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 410 (76.35%) Degree
2 268 (49.91%) Software Engineering
3 212 (39.48%) C#
4 186 (34.64%) Mathematics
5 185 (34.45%) Java
6 173 (32.22%) C++
7 157 (29.24%) .NET
8 135 (25.14%) Python
9 126 (23.46%) Windows
10 112 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
11 100 (18.62%) Linux
11 100 (18.62%) C
12 95 (17.69%) SQL
13 92 (17.13%) OO
14 90 (16.76%) Finance
15 79 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
16 78 (14.53%) Physics
17 77 (14.34%) HTML
18 76 (14.15%) Internet
19 72 (13.41%) JavaScript
20 71 (13.22%) ASP.NET
20 71 (13.22%) Scrum
21 58 (10.80%) Microsoft
22 52 (9.68%) CSS
22 52 (9.68%) TDD
23 49 (9.12%) PHP
24 42 (7.82%) UNIX
24 42 (7.82%) Telecoms
25 41 (7.64%) Electronics
25 41 (7.64%) Oracle

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 25 (4.66%) OpenStack
2 19 (3.54%) Apache
3 13 (2.42%) WebLogic
4 12 (2.23%) IIS
5 11 (2.05%) CloudStack
6 10 (1.86%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.12%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.74%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.37%) CMS
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.19%) SAS
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.19%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.68%) MS Office
3 7 (1.30%) Simulink
4 5 (0.93%) Mathematica
4 5 (0.93%) MS Project
5 4 (0.74%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.74%) TargetLink
6 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.19%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) SPSS
7 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Endur
2 2 (0.37%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.68%) SaaS
3 5 (0.93%) Office 365
4 1 (0.19%) GitHub
4 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (14.15%) Internet
2 33 (6.15%) Wireless
3 22 (4.10%) Firewall
4 14 (2.61%) HTTP
5 12 (2.23%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.23%) Network Security
6 8 (1.49%) VPN
7 5 (0.93%) Intranet
7 5 (0.93%) ZigBee
8 4 (0.74%) NAS
8 4 (0.74%) iSCSI
8 4 (0.74%) VLAN
8 4 (0.74%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.74%) IPv6
8 4 (0.74%) LDAP
9 3 (0.56%) LAN
9 3 (0.56%) WAN
9 3 (0.56%) SAN
10 2 (0.37%) Modbus
11 1 (0.19%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.40%) MySQL
3 19 (3.54%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.35%) Big Data
5 13 (2.42%) Data Mining
6 11 (2.05%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.93%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.74%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.56%) Text Mining
11 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.56%) MS Access
11 3 (0.56%) SQLite
12 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (6.15%) Visual Studio
2 29 (5.40%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.79%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.79%) GCC
3 15 (2.79%) NUnit
3 15 (2.79%) MSTest
3 15 (2.79%) Rhino Mocks
3 15 (2.79%) Moq
4 14 (2.61%) LLVM
4 14 (2.61%) Selenium
5 13 (2.42%) Maven
6 7 (1.30%) JUnit
7 5 (0.93%) Bugzilla
8 4 (0.74%) Xcode
8 4 (0.74%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.56%) Subversion
10 1 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.19%) PeopleTools
10 1 (0.19%) Firebug
10 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 90 (16.76%) Finance
2 42 (7.82%) Telecoms
3 41 (7.64%) Electronics
4 25 (4.66%) Marketing
5 16 (2.98%) Banking
6 11 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.86%) Military
8 9 (1.68%) Multimedia
9 6 (1.12%) Publishing
9 6 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.93%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.74%) Automotive
12 3 (0.56%) Back Office
12 3 (0.56%) Games
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
13 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 232 (43.20%) Developer
2 179 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 83 (15.46%) Graduate
4 63 (11.73%) Software Developer
5 50 (9.31%) Graduate Developer
6 33 (6.15%) Junior
7 30 (5.59%) Web Developer
7 30 (5.59%) C# Developer
8 29 (5.40%) .NET Developer
9 27 (5.03%) Test Engineer
10 26 (4.84%) C++ Developer
10 26 (4.84%) Architect
10 26 (4.84%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 21 (3.91%) Junior Developer
12 19 (3.54%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 18 (3.35%) Senior Software Engineer
14 17 (3.17%) Java Developer
14 17 (3.17%) Systems Architect
14 17 (3.17%) Graduate Software Developer
15 16 (2.98%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (29.24%) .NET
2 77 (14.34%) HTML
3 71 (13.22%) ASP.NET
4 52 (9.68%) CSS
5 40 (7.45%) jQuery
6 39 (7.26%) Web Services
7 38 (7.08%) WCF
8 35 (6.52%) WPF
9 25 (4.66%) WinForms
10 23 (4.28%) XML
11 22 (4.10%) J2EE
12 20 (3.72%) .NET Framework
13 19 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (3.54%) Razor View Engine
14 18 (3.35%) HTML5
14 18 (3.35%) Ruby on Rails
15 15 (2.79%) Spring
15 15 (2.79%) Spring.NET
15 15 (2.79%) Castle Windsor
15 15 (2.79%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 186 (34.64%) Mathematics
2 79 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (14.53%) Physics
4 38 (7.08%) Open Source
5 30 (5.59%) Mobile App
6 28 (5.21%) Embedded Systems
6 28 (5.21%) Cryptography
7 24 (4.47%) PKI
8 23 (4.28%) Statistics
9 22 (4.10%) Visualisation
9 22 (4.10%) Management Information System
9 22 (4.10%) User Experience
10 21 (3.91%) Firmware
11 18 (3.35%) Internet of Things
12 15 (2.79%) Inversion of Control
13 14 (2.61%) GIS
14 11 (2.05%) Client/Server
14 11 (2.05%) Device Driver
15 9 (1.68%) Informatics
16 6 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 126 (23.46%) Windows
2 100 (18.62%) Linux
3 42 (7.82%) UNIX
4 41 (7.64%) Android
5 29 (5.40%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.49%) Solaris
8 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.74%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (0.74%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.56%) AIX
10 3 (0.56%) HPUX
11 2 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.19%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.19%) Debian
12 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (49.91%) Software Engineering
2 112 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (17.13%) OO
4 71 (13.22%) Scrum
5 52 (9.68%) TDD
6 34 (6.33%) Information Security
6 34 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (6.33%) Mentoring
7 31 (5.77%) OOP
8 30 (5.59%) MVVM
8 30 (5.59%) Machine Learning
9 28 (5.21%) Signal Processing
10 27 (5.03%) Kanban
10 27 (5.03%) MVC
10 27 (5.03%) Web Development
11 26 (4.84%) Product Management
12 24 (4.47%) Regression Testing
13 22 (4.10%) Project Management
14 21 (3.91%) Multithreading
14 21 (3.91%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 212 (39.48%) C#
2 185 (34.45%) Java
3 173 (32.22%) C++
4 135 (25.14%) Python
5 100 (18.62%) C
6 95 (17.69%) SQL
7 72 (13.41%) JavaScript
8 49 (9.12%) PHP
9 32 (5.96%) Ruby
10 25 (4.66%) Perl
11 23 (4.28%) VB.NET
12 22 (4.10%) VB
13 16 (2.98%) Objective-C
14 14 (2.61%) MATLAB
15 13 (2.42%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.86%) R
17 9 (1.68%) Embedded C
18 8 (1.49%) PowerShell
19 6 (1.12%) VBA
20 5 (0.93%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 410 (76.35%) Degree
2 39 (7.26%) PhD
3 17 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.86%) CISSP
5 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.12%) ISEB
5 6 (1.12%) Postgraduate
6 5 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.93%) A+ Certification
7 4 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.56%) CEH
8 3 (0.56%) CISMP
9 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) HNC
10 1 (0.19%) MCP
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.21%) QA
2 17 (3.17%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) WAI
3 1 (0.19%) JTAG
System Software
1 17 (3.17%) KVM
2 16 (2.98%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.61%) QEMU
4 9 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.37%) XenServer
7 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (0.93%) Puppet
2 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.37%) Ansible
4 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.19%) Nagios
4 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.64%) Oracle
3 13 (2.42%) JBoss
4 9 (1.68%) VMware
5 8 (1.49%) Cisco
6 6 (1.12%) Splunk
7 5 (0.93%) Facebook
7 5 (0.93%) Twitter
7 5 (0.93%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.93%) OpenLink
7 5 (0.93%) MathWorks
7 5 (0.93%) CA
8 4 (0.74%) Citrix
8 4 (0.74%) SAP
8 4 (0.74%) HP
8 4 (0.74%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.56%) Sun
9 3 (0.56%) NetApp
9 3 (0.56%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.37%) Apple
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