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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 28 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 54 83 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 7.38% 8.84% 6.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.45% 28.72% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 54 80 48
Average salary £29,500 £45,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.44% +51.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £75,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
264 289 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 36.07% 30.78% 32.88%
Number of salaries quoted 212 259 246
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Oxford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 107 (57.53%) Degree
2 91 (48.92%) Mathematics
3 82 (44.09%) C++
4 72 (38.71%) Software Engineering
5 69 (37.10%) Physics
6 62 (33.33%) Java
7 60 (32.26%) C#
8 53 (28.49%) Linux
9 51 (27.42%) JavaScript
10 50 (26.88%) .NET
10 50 (26.88%) Python
11 44 (23.66%) PhD
12 41 (22.04%) HTML
13 38 (20.43%) OO
14 33 (17.74%) CSS
15 32 (17.20%) MySQL
16 29 (15.59%) SQL
17 24 (12.90%) SQL Server
17 24 (12.90%) ASP.NET
18 23 (12.37%) Windows
19 22 (11.83%) Finance
20 21 (11.29%) Microsoft
21 20 (10.75%) PHP
21 20 (10.75%) Unit Testing
22 19 (10.22%) Parallel Computing
22 19 (10.22%) Perl
22 19 (10.22%) XML
23 18 (9.68%) QA
24 17 (9.14%) Red Hat
25 16 (8.60%) HTTP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.06%) Apache
1 15 (8.06%) nginx
2 12 (6.45%) IIS
3 3 (1.61%) CMS
3 3 (1.61%) Drupal
4 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.23%) MS Office
3 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.60%) HTTP
2 3 (1.61%) DNS
3 2 (1.08%) Firewall
4 1 (0.54%) SMS
4 1 (0.54%) RFID
4 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.20%) MySQL
2 24 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.84%) Big Data
4 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (8.60%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.06%) Visual Studio
2 15 (8.06%) CMake
3 8 (4.30%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.69%) Mercurial
4 5 (2.69%) Subversion
5 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.54%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.54%) Selenium
6 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.54%) MbUnit
6 1 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.54%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.54%) NUnit
General
1 22 (11.83%) Finance
2 14 (7.53%) Games
3 3 (1.61%) Electronics
3 3 (1.61%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.61%) Publishing
4 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (45.70%) Developer
2 62 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 36 (19.35%) Graduate
4 34 (18.28%) Software Developer
5 25 (13.44%) Graduate Developer
6 23 (12.37%) Junior
7 18 (9.68%) Java Developer
7 18 (9.68%) Junior Developer
8 17 (9.14%) Graduate Software Developer
9 15 (8.06%) Systems Administrator
9 15 (8.06%) Administrator
10 14 (7.53%) C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (6.45%) Junior Software Developer
11 12 (6.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 11 (5.91%) C# Developer
12 11 (5.91%) Programmer
12 11 (5.91%) Web Developer
13 10 (5.38%) .NET Developer
13 10 (5.38%) C# Software Engineer
13 10 (5.38%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (26.88%) .NET
2 41 (22.04%) HTML
3 33 (17.74%) CSS
4 24 (12.90%) ASP.NET
5 19 (10.22%) XML
6 11 (5.91%) .NET Framework
6 11 (5.91%) WCF
6 11 (5.91%) WPF
7 9 (4.84%) Web Services
8 8 (4.30%) jQuery
9 7 (3.76%) ADO.NET
10 5 (2.69%) OpenGL
10 5 (2.69%) LAMP
10 5 (2.69%) CodeIgniter
10 5 (2.69%) OpenCL
11 4 (2.15%) JSON
12 3 (1.61%) XBRL
12 3 (1.61%) STL
12 3 (1.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 2 (1.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 91 (48.92%) Mathematics
2 69 (37.10%) Physics
3 15 (8.06%) Robotics
4 10 (5.38%) 3D Graphics
5 8 (4.30%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.76%) Statistics
6 7 (3.76%) Hedge funds
6 7 (3.76%) Open Source
7 5 (2.69%) CUDA
7 5 (2.69%) Chemistry
7 5 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.69%) Derivative
7 5 (2.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 5 (2.69%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.69%) Equities
8 3 (1.61%) Economics
9 2 (1.08%) New Media
10 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 53 (28.49%) Linux
2 23 (12.37%) Windows
3 15 (8.06%) Debian
3 15 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (6.99%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (3.76%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.15%) Android
8 3 (1.61%) Windows CE
8 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.61%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (38.71%) Software Engineering
2 38 (20.43%) OO
3 20 (10.75%) Unit Testing
4 19 (10.22%) Parallel Computing
5 16 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (8.06%) Regression Testing
7 12 (6.45%) Image Processing
7 12 (6.45%) DevOps
8 9 (4.84%) Signal Processing
8 9 (4.84%) Web Development
8 9 (4.84%) Video Processing
9 8 (4.30%) MVC
9 8 (4.30%) Validation
9 8 (4.30%) Analytics
10 7 (3.76%) Project Management
10 7 (3.76%) Data Modelling
10 7 (3.76%) OOD
11 5 (2.69%) OOP
11 5 (2.69%) Visual Analytics
12 3 (1.61%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (44.09%) C++
2 62 (33.33%) Java
3 60 (32.26%) C#
4 51 (27.42%) JavaScript
5 50 (26.88%) Python
6 29 (15.59%) SQL
7 20 (10.75%) PHP
8 19 (10.22%) Perl
9 16 (8.60%) Ruby
10 15 (8.06%) C
10 15 (8.06%) MATLAB
11 7 (3.76%) Delphi
11 7 (3.76%) Scala
11 7 (3.76%) VBA
12 6 (3.23%) VB
13 4 (2.15%) PHP5
14 3 (1.61%) Visual J++
15 1 (0.54%) R
15 1 (0.54%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 107 (57.53%) Degree
2 44 (23.66%) PhD
3 3 (1.61%) CCNA
3 3 (1.61%) MCP
3 3 (1.61%) MCSE
3 3 (1.61%) MCT
3 3 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.68%) QA
2 3 (1.61%) P3O
3 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (8.06%) Xen
1 15 (8.06%) XenServer
2 5 (2.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) ZABBIX
1 2 (1.08%) Puppet
2 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.14%) Red Hat
3 15 (8.06%) Citrix
4 10 (5.38%) Oracle
5 7 (3.76%) Sybase
6 2 (1.08%) Percona
6 2 (1.08%) New Relic
6 2 (1.08%) Cognos
7 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.54%) SAP
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