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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 16 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 274 285 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.49% 11.96% 8.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 29.75% 27.30% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 237 205 170
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,936 £25,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
921 1044 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 41.98% 43.81% 37.86%
Number of salaries quoted 747 766 758
Average salary £42,500 £39,420 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.81% -1.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +7 255 £42,500 +10.38% 54
Peterborough 0 4 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Huntingdon - 1 £47,500 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 480 (85.11%) Degree
2 284 (50.35%) Software Engineering
3 238 (42.20%) C++
4 181 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
5 178 (31.56%) C#
6 166 (29.43%) Java
7 156 (27.66%) SQL
8 152 (26.95%) C
9 149 (26.42%) Python
10 145 (25.71%) Mathematics
11 134 (23.76%) JavaScript
11 134 (23.76%) .NET
12 124 (21.99%) OO
13 119 (21.10%) HTML
14 102 (18.09%) Windows
15 100 (17.73%) Analytical Skills
16 94 (16.67%) Linux
17 87 (15.43%) Android
18 85 (15.07%) Algorithms
19 83 (14.72%) jQuery
20 82 (14.54%) Microsoft
21 71 (12.59%) Apple iOS
22 70 (12.41%) SQL Server
23 68 (12.06%) Scrum
24 66 (11.70%) Electronics
24 66 (11.70%) Web Services
25 65 (11.52%) Finance
26 63 (11.17%) ASP.NET
27 51 (9.04%) CSS
28 49 (8.69%) Objective-C

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 15 (2.66%) OpenStack
2 10 (1.77%) Node.js
3 9 (1.60%) JBoss
4 6 (1.06%) Apache
5 5 (0.89%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.71%) IIS
6 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.53%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.53%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.35%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.35%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.18%) Smallworld
9 1 (0.18%) SAS
9 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) SPSS
3 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.61%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.01%) SaaS
4 7 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.53%) GitHub
6 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.91%) Internet
2 32 (5.67%) Wireless
3 12 (2.13%) HTTP
4 9 (1.60%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.89%) Ethernet
5 5 (0.89%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.71%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.53%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.53%) Intranet
7 3 (0.53%) ZigBee
8 2 (0.35%) FTP
9 1 (0.18%) SNMP
9 1 (0.18%) SAN
9 1 (0.18%) NFC
9 1 (0.18%) Network Security
9 1 (0.18%) AMQP
9 1 (0.18%) MQTT
9 1 (0.18%) 802.11
9 1 (0.18%) Firewall
9 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.38%) MySQL
3 33 (5.85%) NoSQL
4 28 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (4.96%) Relational Database
5 26 (4.61%) MongoDB
6 14 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.42%) SAP BW
10 7 (1.24%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.89%) CouchDB
11 5 (0.89%) Neo4j
11 5 (0.89%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.71%) Big Data
13 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.53%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.53%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 38 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 34 (6.03%) Jenkins
3 26 (4.61%) Selenium
4 20 (3.55%) Maven
5 16 (2.84%) NUnit
5 16 (2.84%) Visual Studio
6 14 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.60%) GCC
8 7 (1.24%) LLVM
9 6 (1.06%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.71%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.71%) Subversion
10 4 (0.71%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (0.53%) Mockito
11 3 (0.53%) TestNG
11 3 (0.53%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.53%) JIRA
11 3 (0.53%) Android Studio
12 2 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 66 (11.70%) Electronics
2 65 (11.52%) Finance
3 25 (4.43%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.43%) Marketing
4 12 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.60%) Banking
6 7 (1.24%) Games
6 7 (1.24%) Automotive
7 4 (0.71%) Billing
8 2 (0.35%) Law
8 2 (0.35%) Publishing
9 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.18%) Back Office
9 1 (0.18%) French Language
9 1 (0.18%) German Language
9 1 (0.18%) Military
9 1 (0.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 259 (45.92%) Software Engineer
2 220 (39.01%) Developer
3 73 (12.94%) Software Developer
4 59 (10.46%) Graduate
5 40 (7.09%) Test Engineer
5 40 (7.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 36 (6.38%) C# Software Engineer
7 35 (6.21%) C++ Developer
8 33 (5.85%) Programmer
9 31 (5.50%) Java Developer
10 30 (5.32%) Senior Developer
11 25 (4.43%) Web Developer
11 25 (4.43%) Software Test Engineer
12 22 (3.90%) C# Developer
12 22 (3.90%) .NET Software Engineer
13 20 (3.55%) Junior
14 18 (3.19%) Senior Software Engineer
14 18 (3.19%) Senior Software Developer
15 17 (3.01%) Junior Developer
15 17 (3.01%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (23.76%) .NET
2 119 (21.10%) HTML
3 83 (14.72%) jQuery
4 66 (11.70%) Web Services
5 63 (11.17%) ASP.NET
6 51 (9.04%) CSS
7 35 (6.21%) MFC
8 27 (4.79%) HTML5
9 21 (3.72%) XML
10 19 (3.37%) RESTful
11 18 (3.19%) Spring
11 18 (3.19%) Ruby on Rails
12 16 (2.84%) WPF
13 13 (2.30%) PhoneGap
13 13 (2.30%) JSP
13 13 (2.30%) J2EE
14 11 (1.95%) Ajax
15 10 (1.77%) CSS3
15 10 (1.77%) AngularJS
16 9 (1.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 145 (25.71%) Mathematics
2 100 (17.73%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (15.07%) Algorithms
4 48 (8.51%) Physics
5 36 (6.38%) User Experience
6 31 (5.50%) Pocket PC
7 29 (5.14%) Mobile App
8 26 (4.61%) Internet of Things
9 25 (4.43%) Robotics
10 24 (4.26%) Statistics
10 24 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
11 22 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (3.90%) GIS
12 21 (3.72%) Client/Server
13 19 (3.37%) Mechatronics
14 16 (2.84%) Management Information System
15 15 (2.66%) Visualisation
16 13 (2.30%) Blog
16 13 (2.30%) Informatics
17 10 (1.77%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 102 (18.09%) Windows
2 94 (16.67%) Linux
3 87 (15.43%) Android
4 71 (12.59%) Apple iOS
5 20 (3.55%) UNIX
6 12 (2.13%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.35%) AIX
8 2 (0.35%) HPUX
8 2 (0.35%) Solaris
9 1 (0.18%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.18%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.18%) OpenWrt
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (50.35%) Software Engineering
2 181 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (21.99%) OO
4 68 (12.06%) Scrum
5 42 (7.45%) Open Source
6 36 (6.38%) Mentoring
6 36 (6.38%) SDLC
6 36 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (5.85%) OOD
8 31 (5.50%) TDD
9 25 (4.43%) Unit Testing
10 24 (4.26%) MVC
10 24 (4.26%) Data Analysis
11 23 (4.08%) Test Automation
12 21 (3.72%) Analytics
12 21 (3.72%) User Stories
12 21 (3.72%) Multithreading
13 20 (3.55%) Risk Management
13 20 (3.55%) Configuration Management
14 19 (3.37%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 238 (42.20%) C++
2 178 (31.56%) C#
3 166 (29.43%) Java
4 156 (27.66%) SQL
5 152 (26.95%) C
6 149 (26.42%) Python
7 134 (23.76%) JavaScript
8 49 (8.69%) Objective-C
9 35 (6.21%) Perl
10 31 (5.50%) PHP
10 31 (5.50%) Ruby
11 29 (5.14%) Embedded C
12 26 (4.61%) Embedded C++
13 24 (4.26%) MATLAB
14 7 (1.24%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.24%) R
14 7 (1.24%) Delphi
15 6 (1.06%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.89%) ABAP
16 5 (0.89%) Go
Qualifications
1 480 (85.11%) Degree
2 35 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (5.85%) MCP
4 16 (2.84%) PhD
5 9 (1.60%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.24%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.06%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.71%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.53%) CISSP
10 2 (0.35%) ISEB
10 2 (0.35%) CEH
10 2 (0.35%) CISMP
11 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.96%) QA
2 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.53%) TickIT
4 2 (0.35%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (2.48%) KVM
2 11 (1.95%) Firmware
3 7 (1.24%) QEMU
4 6 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.89%) Xen
5 5 (0.89%) Docker
5 5 (0.89%) LXC
5 5 (0.89%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.35%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 5 (0.89%) Puppet
1 5 (0.89%) Mesos
2 4 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.35%) Ansible
4 1 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 82 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 44 (7.80%) Oracle
3 15 (2.66%) TOWER Software
4 13 (2.30%) Xamarin
5 9 (1.60%) Google
5 9 (1.60%) SAP
6 6 (1.06%) VMware
7 5 (0.89%) Pegasus
7 5 (0.89%) Rackspace
8 4 (0.71%) Autodesk
8 4 (0.71%) PTC
8 4 (0.71%) Adobe
9 3 (0.53%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.53%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.53%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.53%) Tableau
10 2 (0.35%) Twitter
10 2 (0.35%) ESRI
10 2 (0.35%) Perforce
10 2 (0.35%) Macromedia
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