The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 24 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 61 71 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.04% 9.43% 9.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.20% 23.91% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 47 71 74
Average salary £45,000 £32,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.40% -20.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Computer Science
Oxfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
302 297 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 39.79% 39.44% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 225 261 325
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Oxford

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Oxford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 81 (63.78%) JavaScript
2 80 (62.99%) Degree
3 67 (52.76%) Java
4 66 (51.97%) HTML
5 56 (44.09%) Software Engineering
6 50 (39.37%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (36.22%) Linux
8 43 (33.86%) C#
8 43 (33.86%) SQL
9 42 (33.07%) .NET
10 35 (27.56%) OO
11 34 (26.77%) C++
12 33 (25.98%) Windows
12 33 (25.98%) CSS
12 33 (25.98%) Python
13 30 (23.62%) TDD
14 26 (20.47%) MVC
14 26 (20.47%) Project Management
15 25 (19.69%) Mathematics
16 24 (18.90%) ASP.NET
17 23 (18.11%) PHP
17 23 (18.11%) Hibernate
18 20 (15.75%) MS Excel
18 20 (15.75%) Open Source
19 19 (14.96%) Node.js
19 19 (14.96%) JSF
19 19 (14.96%) HTTP
19 19 (14.96%) JSP
19 19 (14.96%) Servlets
20 18 (14.17%) Algorithms

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (14.96%) Node.js
2 1 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (15.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.57%) Boomi
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.96%) HTTP
2 3 (2.36%) Modbus
3 2 (1.57%) DMZ
3 2 (1.57%) Firewall
4 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.51%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.72%) CouchDB
3 6 (4.72%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.94%) MySQL
4 5 (3.94%) Big Data
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.79%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (10.24%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.09%) Subversion
3 6 (4.72%) Grunt
3 6 (4.72%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (4.72%) Bower
4 5 (3.94%) GDB
4 5 (3.94%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.15%) Selenium
5 4 (3.15%) WebDriver
5 4 (3.15%) Mockito
5 4 (3.15%) Valgrind
5 4 (3.15%) GCC
5 4 (3.15%) JUnit
6 3 (2.36%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.36%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.79%) Xcode
General
1 6 (4.72%) Back Office
2 5 (3.94%) Electronics
3 4 (3.15%) Games
4 2 (1.57%) Finance
5 1 (0.79%) Publishing
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (62.20%) Developer
2 39 (30.71%) Software Engineer
3 26 (20.47%) Java Developer
4 20 (15.75%) Graduate
5 17 (13.39%) Graduate Developer
6 15 (11.81%) Senior Developer
7 13 (10.24%) Software Developer
7 13 (10.24%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (8.66%) Analyst
8 11 (8.66%) Graduate Java Developer
8 11 (8.66%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (7.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (7.09%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (7.09%) .NET Developer
9 9 (7.09%) C++ Developer
9 9 (7.09%) C# Developer
10 8 (6.30%) Technical Leader
11 7 (5.51%) Junior
12 6 (4.72%) Support Analyst
12 6 (4.72%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (51.97%) HTML
2 42 (33.07%) .NET
3 33 (25.98%) CSS
4 24 (18.90%) ASP.NET
5 23 (18.11%) Hibernate
6 19 (14.96%) JSP
6 19 (14.96%) Servlets
6 19 (14.96%) JSF
7 16 (12.60%) .NET Framework
7 16 (12.60%) XML
8 14 (11.02%) jQuery
9 13 (10.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (10.24%) Entity Framework
9 13 (10.24%) JSON
9 13 (10.24%) Web Services
9 13 (10.24%) ADO.NET
9 13 (10.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (9.45%) Ajax
11 10 (7.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 10 (7.87%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.69%) Mathematics
2 18 (14.17%) Algorithms
3 14 (11.02%) Physics
4 12 (9.45%) Web 2.0
5 11 (8.66%) Data Structures
6 6 (4.72%) Device Driver
7 5 (3.94%) Chemistry
7 5 (3.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.15%) Semantic Web
8 4 (3.15%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.36%) CUDA
9 3 (2.36%) Graphic Design
10 2 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.79%) User Experience
11 1 (0.79%) Applied Mathematics
11 1 (0.79%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.79%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.79%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 46 (36.22%) Linux
2 33 (25.98%) Windows
3 6 (4.72%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.15%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.57%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.79%) UNIX
6 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) zOS
6 1 (0.79%) AIX
6 1 (0.79%) Solaris
6 1 (0.79%) Android
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (44.09%) Software Engineering
2 50 (39.37%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (27.56%) OO
4 30 (23.62%) TDD
5 26 (20.47%) Project Management
5 26 (20.47%) MVC
6 20 (15.75%) Open Source
7 13 (10.24%) People Management
7 13 (10.24%) Web Development
7 13 (10.24%) Manual Testing
8 12 (9.45%) E-Commerce
9 11 (8.66%) OOD
9 11 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.87%) BDD
11 9 (7.09%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.09%) SDLC
12 7 (5.51%) PRINCE2
13 6 (4.72%) Scrum
13 6 (4.72%) Time Management
13 6 (4.72%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 81 (63.78%) JavaScript
2 67 (52.76%) Java
3 43 (33.86%) C#
3 43 (33.86%) SQL
4 34 (26.77%) C++
5 33 (25.98%) Python
6 23 (18.11%) PHP
7 11 (8.66%) C
8 7 (5.51%) MATLAB
9 6 (4.72%) Ruby
10 4 (3.15%) Perl
10 4 (3.15%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.36%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.79%) Pascal
12 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.79%) Fortran
12 1 (0.79%) VB
12 1 (0.79%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.79%) Delphi
12 1 (0.79%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 80 (62.99%) Degree
2 8 (6.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) SLA
1 1 (0.79%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) Firmware
2 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) Puppet
1 4 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (11.02%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.51%) Oracle
3 3 (2.36%) Progress
4 2 (1.57%) Dell
4 2 (1.57%) VMware
4 2 (1.57%) Google
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
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