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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 27 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 82 74 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 10.28% 10.08% 9.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.26% 20.50% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 70 61 60
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £28,668
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
338 361 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 42.36% 49.18% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 282 290 251
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Oxford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 106 (65.84%) Degree
2 70 (43.48%) C++
3 67 (41.61%) Software Engineering
4 64 (39.75%) JavaScript
5 61 (37.89%) C#
6 60 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (35.40%) Python
8 55 (34.16%) Java
9 51 (31.68%) Algorithms
10 50 (31.06%) SQL
11 49 (30.43%) Windows
12 48 (29.81%) TDD
13 44 (27.33%) OO
14 43 (26.71%) Linux
15 40 (24.84%) Mathematics
16 31 (19.25%) HTML
17 30 (18.63%) Git (software)
18 29 (18.01%) .NET
19 26 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
20 24 (14.91%) CSS
20 24 (14.91%) OOD
21 23 (14.29%) MVC
21 23 (14.29%) NoSQL
22 22 (13.66%) Analytics
23 21 (13.04%) ASP.NET
23 21 (13.04%) Physics
23 21 (13.04%) Open Source
24 20 (12.42%) Machine Learning
25 19 (11.80%) AngularJS
25 19 (11.80%) Windows 7

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (10.56%) Node.js
2 4 (2.48%) SAS
3 3 (1.86%) Apache
3 3 (1.86%) JBoss
3 3 (1.86%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.24%) IIS
4 2 (1.24%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.62%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 13 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.59%) MS Office
3 4 (2.48%) Mathematica
3 4 (2.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.48%) Bluetooth
1 4 (2.48%) Firewall
1 4 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (2.48%) Wireless
2 2 (1.24%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.24%) VPN
3 1 (0.62%) LAN
3 1 (0.62%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 14 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 13 (8.07%) Big Data
4 12 (7.45%) CouchDB
5 8 (4.97%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.73%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.86%) Essbase
8 3 (1.86%) MySQL
8 3 (1.86%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.86%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (1.86%) PowerCenter
9 2 (1.24%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.24%) RavenDB
9 2 (1.24%) Redis
10 1 (0.62%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (18.63%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.56%) Visual Studio
3 16 (9.94%) Jenkins
4 13 (8.07%) Subversion
5 10 (6.21%) Bower
5 10 (6.21%) Grunt
5 10 (6.21%) gulp
5 10 (6.21%) Karma Test Runner
5 10 (6.21%) Mocha
5 10 (6.21%) Protractor
6 7 (4.35%) Maven
7 6 (3.73%) JUnit
7 6 (3.73%) Mockito
8 3 (1.86%) CMake
8 3 (1.86%) GCC
8 3 (1.86%) Hudson
8 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.86%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.86%) Xcode
9 2 (1.24%) JIRA
General
1 14 (8.70%) Finance
2 12 (7.45%) Retail
3 6 (3.73%) Games
4 3 (1.86%) Legal
4 3 (1.86%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.24%) Back Office
6 1 (0.62%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 87 (54.04%) Developer
2 39 (24.22%) Software Engineer
3 28 (17.39%) C++ Developer
4 22 (13.66%) C# Developer
5 18 (11.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 18 (11.18%) Senior Developer
6 17 (10.56%) Java Developer
6 17 (10.56%) Software Developer
7 14 (8.70%) Angular Developer
7 14 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
8 13 (8.07%) Analyst
8 13 (8.07%) JavaScript Engineer
9 12 (7.45%) Python Developer
10 11 (6.83%) .NET Developer
10 11 (6.83%) C++ Software Engineer
10 11 (6.83%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (6.21%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (6.21%) C++/C# Developer
11 10 (6.21%) C++/Java Developer
11 10 (6.21%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.25%) HTML
2 29 (18.01%) .NET
3 24 (14.91%) CSS
4 21 (13.04%) ASP.NET
5 19 (11.80%) AngularJS
6 18 (11.18%) jQuery
7 13 (8.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 10 (6.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 10 (6.21%) D3.js
9 10 (6.21%) Electron Framework
9 10 (6.21%) STL
10 9 (5.59%) Spring
11 8 (4.97%) HTML5
12 7 (4.35%) Swing
13 6 (3.73%) Grails
13 6 (3.73%) Hibernate
13 6 (3.73%) JBoss Seam
13 6 (3.73%) Spring MVC
13 6 (3.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (31.68%) Algorithms
2 40 (24.84%) Mathematics
3 21 (13.04%) Physics
4 17 (10.56%) Data Structures
5 12 (7.45%) Hedge funds
6 7 (4.35%) Device Driver
6 7 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (4.35%) Semantic Web
7 6 (3.73%) Biotechnology
7 6 (3.73%) CUDA
7 6 (3.73%) Visualisation
8 5 (3.11%) Clustering
8 5 (3.11%) Mobile App
8 5 (3.11%) Xbox
9 4 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.48%) Chemistry
9 4 (2.48%) Statistics
9 4 (2.48%) User Experience
10 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.86%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 49 (30.43%) Windows
2 43 (26.71%) Linux
3 19 (11.80%) Windows 7
4 12 (7.45%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.73%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.11%) Android
7 4 (2.48%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.24%) CentOS
8 2 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.24%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.62%) Debian
9 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (41.61%) Software Engineering
2 60 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (29.81%) TDD
4 44 (27.33%) OO
5 26 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (14.91%) OOD
7 23 (14.29%) MVC
8 22 (13.66%) Analytics
9 21 (13.04%) Open Source
10 20 (12.42%) Machine Learning
11 15 (9.32%) Signal Processing
12 14 (8.70%) Web Development
13 13 (8.07%) Image Processing
14 12 (7.45%) SDLC
14 12 (7.45%) Unit Testing
15 11 (6.83%) Risk Management
16 10 (6.21%) Logistics
16 10 (6.21%) UML
17 9 (5.59%) Scrum
18 8 (4.97%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (43.48%) C++
2 64 (39.75%) JavaScript
3 61 (37.89%) C#
4 57 (35.40%) Python
5 55 (34.16%) Java
6 50 (31.06%) SQL
7 15 (9.32%) MATLAB
7 15 (9.32%) PHP
8 10 (6.21%) R
9 7 (4.35%) Ruby
9 7 (4.35%) Scala
10 6 (3.73%) COBOL
11 4 (2.48%) C
11 4 (2.48%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.48%) VB
11 4 (2.48%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.86%) Lua
12 3 (1.86%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.24%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 106 (65.84%) Degree
2 13 (8.07%) PhD
3 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.86%) MCSE
5 2 (1.24%) MCITP
5 2 (1.24%) MCP
5 2 (1.24%) MCSA
5 2 (1.24%) MCTS
6 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.62%) PMP
6 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.21%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.24%) Docker
3 1 (0.62%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.97%) Puppet
3 6 (3.73%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (9.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.21%) Progress
3 6 (3.73%) Oracle
4 4 (2.48%) Dell
4 4 (2.48%) SonicWALL
5 3 (1.86%) Hyperion
5 3 (1.86%) Informatica
5 3 (1.86%) Siebel
6 2 (1.24%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.62%) Google
7 1 (0.62%) Remedy
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum +Bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, plus Bonus, 27 days holiday, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Navitas
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + gym, pension, shares, holiday(25)
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxford
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago