The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 20 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 279 249 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.31% 11.89% 8.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 29.52% 25.70% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 209 204 188
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 £25,350 £24,600 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Computer Science
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
945 969 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 41.70% 46.28% 37.90%
Number of salaries quoted 699 800 846
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Cambridgeshire region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -1 255 £40,000 +14.28% 58
Peterborough +6 13 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Huntingdon +4 4 £62,500 +56.25% 1
St Neots - 3 £62,500 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

1 464 (78.64%) Degree
2 320 (54.24%) Software Engineering
3 202 (34.24%) C++
4 185 (31.36%) C#
5 173 (29.32%) C
6 172 (29.15%) Mathematics
7 170 (28.81%) Python
8 155 (26.27%) Java
9 146 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
10 132 (22.37%) SQL
11 131 (22.20%) .NET
12 110 (18.64%) HTML
12 110 (18.64%) Windows
13 109 (18.47%) Linux
14 102 (17.29%) OO
15 97 (16.44%) JavaScript
16 91 (15.42%) Finance
17 86 (14.58%) Internet
18 81 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
19 77 (13.05%) CSS
20 62 (10.51%) Scrum
21 61 (10.34%) PHP
22 60 (10.17%) Microsoft
23 57 (9.66%) Electronics
24 56 (9.49%) UNIX
25 47 (7.97%) Algorithms
26 45 (7.63%) Internet of Things
26 45 (7.63%) Embedded Systems
26 45 (7.63%) Web Services
26 45 (7.63%) Android

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 19 (3.22%) OpenStack
2 14 (2.37%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.03%) Apache
4 9 (1.53%) IIS
5 8 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.19%) CloudStack
7 4 (0.68%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.68%) JBoss
7 4 (0.68%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.34%) Lync
8 2 (0.34%) Node.js
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.69%) MS Office
3 6 (1.02%) Simulink
4 5 (0.85%) TargetLink
5 4 (0.68%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.68%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Endur
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.19%) Office 365
2 7 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.51%) SaaS
4 2 (0.34%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 86 (14.58%) Internet
2 42 (7.12%) Wireless
3 25 (4.24%) HTTP
4 18 (3.05%) Firewall
5 17 (2.88%) Network Security
5 17 (2.88%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.53%) Bluetooth
6 9 (1.53%) Intranet
7 8 (1.36%) ZigBee
7 8 (1.36%) VPN
7 8 (1.36%) Ethernet
8 7 (1.19%) DNS
8 7 (1.19%) SSL
9 6 (1.02%) iSCSI
9 6 (1.02%) VLAN
9 6 (1.02%) LAN
9 6 (1.02%) WAN
9 6 (1.02%) NAS
10 5 (0.85%) DHCP
10 5 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.92%) MySQL
3 23 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.05%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.69%) Big Data
8 9 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.85%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.68%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.68%) MS Access
13 3 (0.51%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.51%) Text Mining
14 1 (0.17%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 43 (7.29%) Git (software)
2 41 (6.95%) Visual Studio
3 16 (2.71%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.20%) GCC
5 12 (2.03%) LLVM
6 10 (1.69%) Maven
7 8 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.19%) Selenium
8 7 (1.19%) NUnit
8 7 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (1.02%) Subversion
9 6 (1.02%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.68%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.68%) JIRA
10 4 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
13 1 (0.17%) PeopleTools
13 1 (0.17%) Xcode
13 1 (0.17%) JUnit
General
1 91 (15.42%) Finance
2 57 (9.66%) Electronics
3 43 (7.29%) Telecoms
4 36 (6.10%) Marketing
5 23 (3.90%) Banking
6 15 (2.54%) Automotive
7 14 (2.37%) Multimedia
8 12 (2.03%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.02%) French Language
11 4 (0.68%) Military
11 4 (0.68%) Local Government
12 3 (0.51%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.51%) Legal
12 3 (0.51%) German Language
12 3 (0.51%) Back Office
12 3 (0.51%) Publishing
13 2 (0.34%) Games
13 2 (0.34%) Law
13 2 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 230 (38.98%) Developer
2 210 (35.59%) Software Engineer
3 90 (15.25%) Graduate
4 74 (12.54%) Software Developer
5 56 (9.49%) Test Engineer
6 43 (7.29%) Graduate Developer
7 35 (5.93%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 33 (5.59%) Web Developer
9 31 (5.25%) C++ Developer
10 30 (5.08%) Java Developer
11 29 (4.92%) Analyst
12 28 (4.75%) C# Developer
13 27 (4.58%) Software Test Engineer
13 27 (4.58%) Graduate Software Developer
14 26 (4.41%) C++ Software Engineer
15 21 (3.56%) Senior Developer
16 20 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
17 17 (2.88%) Programmer
17 17 (2.88%) Architect
17 17 (2.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (22.20%) .NET
2 110 (18.64%) HTML
3 77 (13.05%) CSS
4 45 (7.63%) Web Services
5 39 (6.61%) ASP.NET
6 33 (5.59%) jQuery
7 29 (4.92%) XML
8 28 (4.75%) HTML5
9 18 (3.05%) RESTful
9 18 (3.05%) WCF
10 16 (2.71%) SOAP
11 15 (2.54%) LAMP
12 14 (2.37%) WPF
12 14 (2.37%) Ajax
13 13 (2.20%) Ruby on Rails
13 13 (2.20%) JSP
13 13 (2.20%) MFC
13 13 (2.20%) CSS3
14 12 (2.03%) J2EE
14 12 (2.03%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 172 (29.15%) Mathematics
2 81 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (7.97%) Algorithms
4 45 (7.63%) Embedded Systems
4 45 (7.63%) Internet of Things
5 43 (7.29%) User Experience
6 41 (6.95%) Open Source
7 40 (6.78%) Cryptography
8 32 (5.42%) Physics
9 30 (5.08%) Mobile App
10 17 (2.88%) PKI
10 17 (2.88%) Management Information System
11 16 (2.71%) Visualisation
11 16 (2.71%) Statistics
12 11 (1.86%) Informatics
12 11 (1.86%) Device Driver
13 10 (1.69%) Robotics
14 9 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (1.36%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.36%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 110 (18.64%) Windows
2 109 (18.47%) Linux
3 56 (9.49%) UNIX
4 45 (7.63%) Android
5 32 (5.42%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.88%) Mac OS X
7 10 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.68%) AIX
10 4 (0.68%) HPUX
10 4 (0.68%) Solaris
11 3 (0.51%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.34%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (54.24%) Software Engineering
2 146 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (17.29%) OO
4 62 (10.51%) Scrum
5 42 (7.12%) Information Security
5 42 (7.12%) Web Development
6 35 (5.93%) Analytics
7 34 (5.76%) Regression Testing
8 33 (5.59%) Mentoring
9 32 (5.42%) OOD
10 27 (4.58%) TDD
10 27 (4.58%) Multithreading
11 25 (4.24%) User Stories
12 24 (4.07%) Data Protection
12 24 (4.07%) Risk Management
13 21 (3.56%) UML
14 20 (3.39%) Android Development
15 19 (3.22%) iOS Development
15 19 (3.22%) Product Management
15 19 (3.22%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 202 (34.24%) C++
2 185 (31.36%) C#
3 173 (29.32%) C
4 170 (28.81%) Python
5 155 (26.27%) Java
6 132 (22.37%) SQL
7 97 (16.44%) JavaScript
8 61 (10.34%) PHP
9 30 (5.08%) Perl
10 29 (4.92%) Objective-C
11 21 (3.56%) Embedded C
12 20 (3.39%) MATLAB
12 20 (3.39%) Ruby
13 16 (2.71%) Embedded C++
13 16 (2.71%) Delphi
14 9 (1.53%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.36%) R
15 8 (1.36%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.19%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 464 (78.64%) Degree
2 18 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.54%) PhD
4 7 (1.19%) CISSP
4 7 (1.19%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.02%) A+ Certification
6 5 (0.85%) ISEB
7 4 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.68%) MCP
7 4 (0.68%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.51%) CCNP
8 3 (0.51%) CCNA
8 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.51%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.34%) CEH
9 2 (0.34%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.73%) QA
2 13 (2.20%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.34%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.20%) Firmware
3 12 (2.03%) QEMU
3 12 (2.03%) KVM
4 10 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.36%) XenServer
6 6 (1.02%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.68%) Xen
8 2 (0.34%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (0.85%) Puppet
2 4 (0.68%) Ansible
3 3 (0.51%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.51%) Nagios
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.93%) Oracle
3 17 (2.88%) Google
4 14 (2.37%) TOWER Software
5 10 (1.69%) VMware
6 9 (1.53%) Cisco
6 9 (1.53%) Citrix
7 7 (1.19%) Intel
7 7 (1.19%) Sony
7 7 (1.19%) Facebook
7 7 (1.19%) Twitter
8 6 (1.02%) MathWorks
9 4 (0.68%) OpenLink
9 4 (0.68%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.68%) Perforce
9 4 (0.68%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.51%) Dell
11 2 (0.34%) EMC
11 2 (0.34%) Adobe
11 2 (0.34%) Macromedia
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits and culture
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£35,000 + shares + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: Excellent base & package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 14 hours ago
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EXCELerate
Salary: To £30k & Bonus, Corporate Benefits Package, Career
Posted: 18 hours ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 to £65000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus/share options/ relocation
Posted: Yesterday
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Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
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Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Superb benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
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IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to 30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
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