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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 22 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 75 54 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.82% 7.53% 8.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.19% 17.14% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 56 54 80
Average salary £45,000 £29,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.54% -34.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
338 315 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 44.24% 43.93% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 231 252 312
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Oxford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 95 (68.84%) Degree
2 89 (64.49%) JavaScript
3 78 (56.52%) Java
4 69 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 67 (48.55%) HTML
6 53 (38.41%) SQL
6 53 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (37.68%) C#
8 48 (34.78%) Linux
9 46 (33.33%) C++
10 40 (28.99%) TDD
11 38 (27.54%) .NET
12 37 (26.81%) Python
13 34 (24.64%) OO
13 34 (24.64%) Windows
14 33 (23.91%) CSS
14 33 (23.91%) MVC
15 29 (21.01%) Hibernate
16 24 (17.39%) ASP.NET
16 24 (17.39%) Mathematics
17 23 (16.67%) Open Source
17 23 (16.67%) PHP
18 22 (15.94%) Project Management
19 21 (15.22%) Algorithms
20 20 (14.49%) jQuery
20 20 (14.49%) JSF
21 19 (13.77%) JSP
21 19 (13.77%) Servlets
21 19 (13.77%) HTTP
22 17 (12.32%) BDD

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (9.42%) Node.js
2 2 (1.45%) SAS
3 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) SPSS
2 2 (1.45%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.45%) Boomi
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.77%) HTTP
2 3 (2.17%) Modbus
3 2 (1.45%) DMZ
3 2 (1.45%) Firewall
4 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.72%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.25%) Big Data
2 8 (5.80%) MongoDB
2 8 (5.80%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.07%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.35%) CouchDB
5 5 (3.62%) MySQL
6 2 (1.45%) RavenDB
6 2 (1.45%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.72%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.72%) Essbase
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 15 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.25%) Mockito
2 10 (7.25%) JUnit
3 9 (6.52%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.52%) Subversion
4 6 (4.35%) GCC
5 5 (3.62%) GDB
6 4 (2.90%) Selenium
6 4 (2.90%) Valgrind
6 4 (2.90%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.17%) PHPUnit
7 3 (2.17%) Xcode
7 3 (2.17%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.17%) Grunt
7 3 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.17%) Bower
8 1 (0.72%) Maven
General
1 7 (5.07%) Back Office
2 5 (3.62%) Electronics
2 5 (3.62%) Games
3 3 (2.17%) Finance
4 1 (0.72%) Publishing
4 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (63.04%) Developer
2 51 (36.96%) Software Engineer
3 35 (25.36%) Java Developer
4 24 (17.39%) Senior Developer
5 21 (15.22%) Senior Software Engineer
6 19 (13.77%) Graduate
7 16 (11.59%) Graduate Developer
8 14 (10.14%) Software Developer
9 13 (9.42%) C++ Software Engineer
10 12 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
10 12 (8.70%) Analyst
11 11 (7.97%) C++ Developer
11 11 (7.97%) Graduate Java Developer
12 10 (7.25%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 10 (7.25%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (7.25%) C# Developer
13 8 (5.80%) .NET Developer
13 8 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (5.07%) Full Stack Developer
14 7 (5.07%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (48.55%) HTML
2 38 (27.54%) .NET
3 33 (23.91%) CSS
4 29 (21.01%) Hibernate
5 24 (17.39%) ASP.NET
6 20 (14.49%) JSF
6 20 (14.49%) jQuery
7 19 (13.77%) JSP
7 19 (13.77%) Servlets
8 15 (10.87%) XML
8 15 (10.87%) .NET Framework
9 14 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (9.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 13 (9.42%) Ajax
10 13 (9.42%) STL
11 12 (8.70%) Web Services
11 12 (8.70%) ADO.NET
11 12 (8.70%) JSON
11 12 (8.70%) Entity Framework
11 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.39%) Mathematics
2 21 (15.22%) Algorithms
3 13 (9.42%) Physics
4 12 (8.70%) Web 2.0
5 10 (7.25%) Device Driver
5 10 (7.25%) Semantic Web
5 10 (7.25%) Data Structures
6 9 (6.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.62%) CUDA
9 4 (2.90%) Visualisation
10 3 (2.17%) Graphic Design
11 2 (1.45%) User Experience
11 2 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.45%) Statistics
12 1 (0.72%) Applied Mathematics
12 1 (0.72%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.72%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 48 (34.78%) Linux
2 34 (24.64%) Windows
3 7 (5.07%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.90%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.72%) zOS
7 1 (0.72%) AIX
7 1 (0.72%) Solaris
7 1 (0.72%) Android
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.72%) UNIX
7 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 53 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (28.99%) TDD
4 34 (24.64%) OO
5 33 (23.91%) MVC
6 23 (16.67%) Open Source
7 22 (15.94%) Project Management
8 17 (12.32%) BDD
9 13 (9.42%) SDLC
9 13 (9.42%) OOD
10 12 (8.70%) E-Commerce
10 12 (8.70%) Web Development
10 12 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (8.70%) Manual Testing
10 12 (8.70%) People Management
11 10 (7.25%) Configuration Management
12 8 (5.80%) Unit Testing
12 8 (5.80%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.80%) Image Processing
13 7 (5.07%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 89 (64.49%) JavaScript
2 78 (56.52%) Java
3 53 (38.41%) SQL
4 52 (37.68%) C#
5 46 (33.33%) C++
6 37 (26.81%) Python
7 23 (16.67%) PHP
8 11 (7.97%) MATLAB
8 11 (7.97%) C
9 6 (4.35%) Ruby
10 4 (2.90%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.17%) VB
11 3 (2.17%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.17%) Perl
12 2 (1.45%) Lua
12 2 (1.45%) R
13 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.72%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.72%) Fortran
13 1 (0.72%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 95 (68.84%) Degree
2 4 (2.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Firmware
2 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.25%) Puppet
1 10 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (7.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (7.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.35%) Oracle
3 3 (2.17%) Progress
3 3 (2.17%) Dell
4 2 (1.45%) VMware
4 2 (1.45%) Google
5 1 (0.72%) SonicWALL
5 1 (0.72%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.72%) Informatica
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.72%) Remedy
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