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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 21 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 67 140 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.89% 15.56% 12.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.46% 33.02% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 49 138 99
Average salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
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
363 424 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 48.14% 47.11% 44.39%
Number of salaries quoted 287 370 380
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 May 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Oxford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 86 (61.43%) Degree
2 76 (54.29%) JavaScript
3 68 (48.57%) HTML
4 61 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (43.57%) Software Engineering
5 56 (40.00%) .NET
6 50 (35.71%) CSS
7 49 (35.00%) Java
8 48 (34.29%) C#
8 48 (34.29%) SQL
9 42 (30.00%) Python
10 39 (27.86%) Linux
11 37 (26.43%) C++
12 35 (25.00%) Windows
12 35 (25.00%) OO
13 33 (23.57%) TDD
13 33 (23.57%) Node.js
14 27 (19.29%) Mathematics
15 23 (16.43%) ASP.NET
15 23 (16.43%) SQL Server
16 21 (15.00%) PHP
16 21 (15.00%) MS Excel
16 21 (15.00%) Project Management
17 20 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (14.29%) Open Source
18 19 (13.57%) AngularJS
18 19 (13.57%) Microsoft
18 19 (13.57%) MVC
19 17 (12.14%) Algorithms
20 16 (11.43%) jQuery

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 33 (23.57%) Node.js
2 2 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.43%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) HTTP
2 4 (2.86%) Internet
3 2 (1.43%) Firewall
3 2 (1.43%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.86%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.00%) Big Data
5 6 (4.29%) CouchDB
6 5 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.14%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.14%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.14%) MySQL
7 3 (2.14%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.14%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.43%) HBase
8 2 (1.43%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.71%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 13 (9.29%) Bower
1 13 (9.29%) Grunt
1 13 (9.29%) Karma Test Runner
2 9 (6.43%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.00%) Subversion
5 4 (2.86%) Selenium
5 4 (2.86%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.71%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.71%) Valgrind
7 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.71%) GCC
7 1 (0.71%) GDB
7 1 (0.71%) Xcode
General
1 2 (1.43%) Games
1 2 (1.43%) Finance
1 2 (1.43%) Legal
1 2 (1.43%) Marketing
2 1 (0.71%) Publishing
2 1 (0.71%) Electronics
2 1 (0.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 86 (61.43%) Developer
2 42 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 19 (13.57%) Software Developer
3 19 (13.57%) Graduate
3 19 (13.57%) Graduate Developer
4 18 (12.86%) Junior
5 14 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 13 (9.29%) Junior Developer
6 13 (9.29%) Java Developer
7 11 (7.86%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (7.86%) Graduate Software Developer
7 11 (7.86%) Junior Software Developer
8 10 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 10 (7.14%) C++ Developer
8 10 (7.14%) Analyst
9 9 (6.43%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (6.43%) C# Developer
10 8 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (5.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (48.57%) HTML
2 56 (40.00%) .NET
3 50 (35.71%) CSS
4 23 (16.43%) ASP.NET
5 19 (13.57%) AngularJS
6 16 (11.43%) jQuery
7 15 (10.71%) Ajax
7 15 (10.71%) JSON
8 13 (9.29%) STL
8 13 (9.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 12 (8.57%) .NET Framework
10 11 (7.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (7.14%) XML
11 10 (7.14%) HTML5
12 9 (6.43%) JSP
12 9 (6.43%) Servlets
12 9 (6.43%) Hibernate
12 9 (6.43%) JSF
13 8 (5.71%) ADO.NET
13 8 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.29%) Mathematics
2 20 (14.29%) Open Source
3 17 (12.14%) Algorithms
4 16 (11.43%) Web 2.0
5 15 (10.71%) Physics
6 11 (7.86%) Data Structures
7 7 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (5.00%) Chemistry
7 7 (5.00%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.14%) Grid Computing
9 3 (2.14%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.71%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.71%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.86%) Linux
2 35 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (4.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Android
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.71%) UNIX
5 1 (0.71%) AIX
5 1 (0.71%) Solaris
5 1 (0.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
1 61 (43.57%) Software Engineering
2 35 (25.00%) OO
3 33 (23.57%) TDD
4 21 (15.00%) Project Management
5 20 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (13.57%) MVC
7 12 (8.57%) Web Development
8 10 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 8 (5.71%) Analytics
9 8 (5.71%) Machine Learning
9 8 (5.71%) People Management
9 8 (5.71%) Manual Testing
10 7 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.29%) ITIL
11 6 (4.29%) OOP
11 6 (4.29%) OOD
11 6 (4.29%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.29%) Image Processing
11 6 (4.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (54.29%) JavaScript
2 49 (35.00%) Java
3 48 (34.29%) C#
3 48 (34.29%) SQL
4 42 (30.00%) Python
5 37 (26.43%) C++
6 21 (15.00%) PHP
7 8 (5.71%) MATLAB
8 6 (4.29%) C
8 6 (4.29%) Ruby
9 4 (2.86%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.14%) Perl
11 2 (1.43%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.71%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.71%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 86 (61.43%) Degree
2 14 (10.00%) PhD
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (13.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.00%) Oracle
3 3 (2.14%) Progress
4 2 (1.43%) VMware
4 2 (1.43%) Google
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
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