The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 21 19 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 74 86 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.57% 8.90% 5.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 28.79% 26.30% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 74 72 40
Average salary £32,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,800 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
257 327 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 33.25% 33.85% 33.29%
Number of salaries quoted 228 279 216
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £38,721
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
Oxfordshire

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 25 July 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Oxford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 112 (52.83%) Mathematics
2 111 (52.36%) Degree
3 95 (44.81%) C++
4 87 (41.04%) Physics
5 82 (38.68%) Software Engineering
6 73 (34.43%) Java
7 70 (33.02%) C#
8 63 (29.72%) .NET
9 60 (28.30%) JavaScript
10 59 (27.83%) PhD
11 54 (25.47%) Python
12 51 (24.06%) Linux
13 46 (21.70%) OO
14 41 (19.34%) HTML
15 36 (16.98%) SQL
16 32 (15.09%) CSS
17 31 (14.62%) MySQL
18 30 (14.15%) SQL Server
19 29 (13.68%) ASP.NET
20 26 (12.26%) Finance
21 23 (10.85%) XML
21 23 (10.85%) Microsoft
21 23 (10.85%) Parallel Computing
22 22 (10.38%) Perl
23 21 (9.91%) Web Services
23 21 (9.91%) Windows
23 21 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
24 20 (9.43%) Unit Testing
25 19 (8.96%) Oracle
25 19 (8.96%) Git (software)

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 15 (7.08%) Apache
1 15 (7.08%) nginx
2 13 (6.13%) IIS
3 8 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.42%) Node.js
5 3 (1.42%) CMS
5 3 (1.42%) Drupal
6 2 (0.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.55%) HTTP
2 2 (0.94%) Firewall
3 1 (0.47%) SMS
3 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.62%) MySQL
2 30 (14.15%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.08%) Big Data
4 11 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (8.96%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.08%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.08%) CMake
3 8 (3.77%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.36%) Mercurial
4 5 (2.36%) Subversion
5 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.47%) MbUnit
6 1 (0.47%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.47%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.47%) NUnit
General
1 26 (12.26%) Finance
2 14 (6.60%) Games
3 5 (2.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.42%) Publishing
4 3 (1.42%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.42%) Electronics
5 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 110 (51.89%) Developer
2 66 (31.13%) Software Engineer
3 37 (17.45%) Software Developer
4 28 (13.21%) Graduate
5 24 (11.32%) Junior
6 23 (10.85%) Java Developer
7 20 (9.43%) Junior Developer
8 18 (8.49%) Graduate Developer
9 17 (8.02%) C# Developer
10 15 (7.08%) Administrator
10 15 (7.08%) C++ Software Engineer
10 15 (7.08%) Systems Administrator
10 15 (7.08%) Programmer
11 14 (6.60%) Java Software Engineer
11 14 (6.60%) .NET Developer
11 14 (6.60%) GUI Programmer
11 14 (6.60%) Software Programmer
11 14 (6.60%) GUI Developer
11 14 (6.60%) Java Programmer
12 12 (5.66%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (29.72%) .NET
2 41 (19.34%) HTML
3 32 (15.09%) CSS
4 29 (13.68%) ASP.NET
5 23 (10.85%) XML
6 21 (9.91%) Web Services
7 15 (7.08%) .NET Framework
7 15 (7.08%) WCF
8 12 (5.66%) WPF
9 11 (5.19%) jQuery
9 11 (5.19%) ADO.NET
10 5 (2.36%) STL
10 5 (2.36%) OpenGL
10 5 (2.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (2.36%) CodeIgniter
10 5 (2.36%) OpenCL
11 3 (1.42%) JSON
11 3 (1.42%) WSDL
11 3 (1.42%) XBRL
11 3 (1.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 112 (52.83%) Mathematics
2 87 (41.04%) Physics
3 15 (7.08%) Robotics
4 14 (6.60%) 3D Graphics
5 8 (3.77%) Statistics
6 7 (3.30%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.36%) Chemistry
7 5 (2.36%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.36%) Equities
7 5 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.36%) Derivative
7 5 (2.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 5 (2.36%) CUDA
8 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.42%) Economics
8 3 (1.42%) Open Source
9 2 (0.94%) New Media
10 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 51 (24.06%) Linux
2 21 (9.91%) Windows
3 15 (7.08%) Embedded Linux
3 15 (7.08%) Debian
3 15 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.89%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.89%) Android
5 3 (1.42%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (38.68%) Software Engineering
2 46 (21.70%) OO
3 23 (10.85%) Parallel Computing
4 21 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (9.43%) Unit Testing
6 15 (7.08%) Regression Testing
7 14 (6.60%) MVC
7 14 (6.60%) Web Development
8 12 (5.66%) DevOps
8 12 (5.66%) Image Processing
8 12 (5.66%) OOD
9 11 (5.19%) Project Management
10 9 (4.25%) Video Processing
10 9 (4.25%) Signal Processing
11 8 (3.77%) Validation
12 7 (3.30%) Data Modelling
12 7 (3.30%) OOP
13 5 (2.36%) Machine Learning
13 5 (2.36%) Analytics
14 4 (1.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 95 (44.81%) C++
2 73 (34.43%) Java
3 70 (33.02%) C#
4 60 (28.30%) JavaScript
5 54 (25.47%) Python
6 36 (16.98%) SQL
7 22 (10.38%) Perl
8 18 (8.49%) PHP
8 18 (8.49%) Ruby
9 16 (7.55%) C
10 15 (7.08%) MATLAB
11 11 (5.19%) VBA
11 11 (5.19%) Delphi
12 7 (3.30%) PHP5
12 7 (3.30%) Scala
13 6 (2.83%) VB
14 3 (1.42%) Visual J++
15 1 (0.47%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 111 (52.36%) Degree
2 59 (27.83%) PhD
3 1 (0.47%) ISEB
3 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.02%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) P3O
3 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (7.08%) Xen
1 15 (7.08%) XenServer
2 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.94%) ZABBIX
1 2 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (10.85%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.96%) Oracle
3 17 (8.02%) Red Hat
4 15 (7.08%) Citrix
5 11 (5.19%) Sybase
6 3 (1.42%) VMware
7 2 (0.94%) Percona
7 2 (0.94%) New Relic
7 2 (0.94%) Cognos
8 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.47%) SAP
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