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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 13 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 260 257 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.50% 14.33% 10.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 39.69% 31.19% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 226 217 178
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
655 824 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.08% 45.93% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 528 660 683
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 April 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 432 (82.44%) Degree
2 291 (55.53%) Software Engineering
3 243 (46.37%) C++
4 180 (34.35%) C
5 176 (33.59%) C#
6 165 (31.49%) Python
7 152 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
8 149 (28.44%) Mathematics
9 128 (24.43%) SQL
10 125 (23.85%) Java
11 121 (23.09%) .NET
12 120 (22.90%) JavaScript
13 116 (22.14%) HTML
14 98 (18.70%) OO
15 91 (17.37%) Linux
16 87 (16.60%) Windows
17 86 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
18 81 (15.46%) Electronics
19 77 (14.69%) Algorithms
20 69 (13.17%) Finance
21 68 (12.98%) CSS
22 63 (12.02%) Android
23 62 (11.83%) Microsoft
23 62 (11.83%) Scrum
24 61 (11.64%) Internet
25 48 (9.16%) jQuery
26 47 (8.97%) Apple iOS
26 47 (8.97%) SQL Server
27 45 (8.59%) Web Services
28 44 (8.40%) ASP.NET

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (3.44%) OpenStack
2 8 (1.53%) Apache
3 7 (1.34%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.15%) Node.js
5 4 (0.76%) JBoss
5 4 (0.76%) CloudStack
5 4 (0.76%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.76%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.38%) Lync
7 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.19%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.58%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.15%) SaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Office 365
6 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 61 (11.64%) Internet
2 36 (6.87%) Wireless
3 26 (4.96%) HTTP
4 12 (2.29%) Bluetooth
5 11 (2.10%) Ethernet
5 11 (2.10%) ZigBee
6 10 (1.91%) Network Security
7 9 (1.72%) Firewall
7 9 (1.72%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.95%) DNS
9 4 (0.76%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.76%) VPN
9 4 (0.76%) DHCP
9 4 (0.76%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.57%) SAN
10 3 (0.57%) Intranet
10 3 (0.57%) FTP
10 3 (0.57%) LAN
10 3 (0.57%) WAN
11 2 (0.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.92%) MySQL
3 26 (4.96%) NoSQL
4 21 (4.01%) Relational Database
5 19 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.67%) MongoDB
8 12 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.72%) Big Data
10 8 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.95%) CouchDB
12 5 (0.95%) Neo4j
12 5 (0.95%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.76%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.57%) Text Mining
14 3 (0.57%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
16 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 32 (6.11%) Visual Studio
2 31 (5.92%) Git (software)
3 20 (3.82%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.44%) NUnit
5 16 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (2.67%) Selenium
7 10 (1.91%) Maven
7 10 (1.91%) GCC
8 9 (1.72%) Rhino Mocks
9 8 (1.53%) LLVM
10 7 (1.34%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.95%) JIRA
11 5 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.76%) Subversion
12 4 (0.76%) Bugzilla
13 3 (0.57%) Android Studio
14 1 (0.19%) JUnit
14 1 (0.19%) Xcode
14 1 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
14 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
General
1 81 (15.46%) Electronics
2 69 (13.17%) Finance
3 35 (6.68%) Telecoms
4 28 (5.34%) Marketing
5 21 (4.01%) Banking
6 10 (1.91%) Multimedia
7 7 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.34%) Automotive
8 6 (1.15%) Games
9 4 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.38%) Local Government
10 2 (0.38%) German Language
10 2 (0.38%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 245 (46.76%) Software Engineer
2 197 (37.60%) Developer
3 82 (15.65%) Software Developer
4 67 (12.79%) Graduate
5 47 (8.97%) Test Engineer
6 42 (8.02%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 36 (6.87%) C++ Developer
8 30 (5.73%) C# Software Engineer
9 28 (5.34%) Senior Developer
10 27 (5.15%) Programmer
11 25 (4.77%) C# Developer
11 25 (4.77%) Software Test Engineer
12 23 (4.39%) .NET Software Engineer
13 19 (3.63%) C++ Software Engineer
13 19 (3.63%) Java Developer
13 19 (3.63%) Analyst
14 18 (3.44%) Junior
15 17 (3.24%) Graduate Developer
16 16 (3.05%) Integration Engineer
16 16 (3.05%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (23.09%) .NET
2 116 (22.14%) HTML
3 68 (12.98%) CSS
4 48 (9.16%) jQuery
5 45 (8.59%) Web Services
6 44 (8.40%) ASP.NET
7 26 (4.96%) HTML5
8 22 (4.20%) XML
9 18 (3.44%) MFC
10 15 (2.86%) LAMP
10 15 (2.86%) WPF
11 14 (2.67%) SOAP
12 13 (2.48%) JSP
13 12 (2.29%) CSS3
14 11 (2.10%) RESTful
15 10 (1.91%) Direct3D
15 10 (1.91%) OpenCL
15 10 (1.91%) OpenGL ES
15 10 (1.91%) Ruby on Rails
16 9 (1.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 149 (28.44%) Mathematics
2 86 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (14.69%) Algorithms
4 44 (8.40%) Internet of Things
5 40 (7.63%) Embedded Systems
6 37 (7.06%) User Experience
7 32 (6.11%) Open Source
8 30 (5.73%) Physics
9 28 (5.34%) Cryptography
10 24 (4.58%) Mobile App
11 21 (4.01%) Statistics
12 20 (3.82%) Mechatronics
13 18 (3.44%) Visualisation
13 18 (3.44%) Robotics
14 16 (3.05%) Pocket PC
15 12 (2.29%) Client/Server
15 12 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (2.10%) Management Information System
17 10 (1.91%) Device Driver
18 9 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 91 (17.37%) Linux
2 87 (16.60%) Windows
3 63 (12.02%) Android
4 47 (8.97%) Apple iOS
5 42 (8.02%) UNIX
6 22 (4.20%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.95%) AIX
7 5 (0.95%) HPUX
7 5 (0.95%) Solaris
8 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.38%) CentOS
9 2 (0.38%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.19%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (55.53%) Software Engineering
2 152 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (18.70%) OO
4 62 (11.83%) Scrum
5 43 (8.21%) OOD
6 38 (7.25%) Mentoring
7 32 (6.11%) Analytics
8 29 (5.53%) User Stories
9 28 (5.34%) Data Analysis
10 27 (5.15%) Information Security
11 26 (4.96%) Risk Management
12 24 (4.58%) TDD
12 24 (4.58%) Multithreading
13 22 (4.20%) Unit Testing
13 22 (4.20%) Data Protection
13 22 (4.20%) Web Development
14 21 (4.01%) Software Architecture
15 20 (3.82%) Financial Modelling
16 17 (3.24%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (3.24%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 243 (46.37%) C++
2 180 (34.35%) C
3 176 (33.59%) C#
4 165 (31.49%) Python
5 128 (24.43%) SQL
6 125 (23.85%) Java
7 120 (22.90%) JavaScript
8 43 (8.21%) Objective-C
8 43 (8.21%) PHP
9 32 (6.11%) Perl
10 29 (5.53%) Embedded C
10 29 (5.53%) Embedded C++
11 23 (4.39%) MATLAB
12 18 (3.44%) Ruby
13 15 (2.86%) Bash Shell
14 11 (2.10%) Delphi
15 6 (1.15%) Assembly Language
16 5 (0.95%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.95%) Haskell
16 5 (0.95%) F#
Qualifications
1 432 (82.44%) Degree
2 18 (3.44%) MCP
2 18 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.53%) PhD
4 7 (1.34%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.95%) ISEB
6 4 (0.76%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.76%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.38%) CEH
7 2 (0.38%) CISMP
7 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.34%) QA
2 7 (1.34%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (2.86%) KVM
2 13 (2.48%) Firmware
3 8 (1.53%) QEMU
4 7 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.15%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.95%) Xen
6 5 (0.95%) Docker
6 5 (0.95%) LXC
6 5 (0.95%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 2 (0.38%) Ceph
7 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.38%) XenServer
7 2 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (1.72%) Puppet
2 5 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.95%) Ansible
2 5 (0.95%) Mesos
3 2 (0.38%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 62 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.92%) Oracle
3 20 (3.82%) TOWER Software
4 16 (3.05%) Google
5 7 (1.34%) VMware
6 6 (1.15%) Rackspace
7 5 (0.95%) Xamarin
7 5 (0.95%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.95%) Perforce
7 5 (0.95%) Pegasus
7 5 (0.95%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.76%) Cisco
9 3 (0.57%) PTC
9 3 (0.57%) Autodesk
9 3 (0.57%) Sony
9 3 (0.57%) Intel
10 2 (0.38%) Adobe
10 2 (0.38%) HP
10 2 (0.38%) Dell
10 2 (0.38%) EMC
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