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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 31 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 51 76 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 7.16% 8.28% 7.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.99% 21.65% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 51 76 61
Average salary £26,000 £45,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.22% +55.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £80,000 £47,500
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
319 351 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 44.80% 38.24% 36.25%
Number of salaries quoted 248 316 287
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
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 19 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Oxford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 97 (60.25%) Degree
2 77 (47.83%) Mathematics
3 64 (39.75%) C++
4 62 (38.51%) Software Engineering
5 57 (35.40%) Physics
6 56 (34.78%) C#
7 55 (34.16%) Java
8 52 (32.30%) Linux
9 46 (28.57%) .NET
9 46 (28.57%) Python
10 45 (27.95%) JavaScript
11 37 (22.98%) HTML
12 32 (19.88%) PhD
12 32 (19.88%) OO
13 30 (18.63%) CSS
14 28 (17.39%) SQL
15 27 (16.77%) MySQL
16 25 (15.53%) SQL Server
16 25 (15.53%) Microsoft
17 24 (14.91%) ASP.NET
18 21 (13.04%) Windows
19 20 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
20 19 (11.80%) Finance
20 19 (11.80%) QA
21 18 (11.18%) Unit Testing
21 18 (11.18%) XML
22 17 (10.56%) PHP
23 16 (9.94%) Ruby
23 16 (9.94%) Visual Studio
23 16 (9.94%) MS Excel

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (8.70%) Apache
1 14 (8.70%) nginx
2 13 (8.07%) IIS
3 3 (1.86%) CMS
3 3 (1.86%) Drupal
4 2 (1.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.45%) MS Office
3 6 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.32%) HTTP
2 5 (3.11%) DNS
3 2 (1.24%) Firewall
4 1 (0.62%) SMS
4 1 (0.62%) RFID
4 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.77%) MySQL
2 25 (15.53%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.11%) Big Data
4 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.24%) OLAP
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (9.94%) Visual Studio
2 15 (9.32%) CMake
3 11 (6.83%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.97%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.86%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.86%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.86%) Subversion
5 3 (1.86%) Selenium
6 2 (1.24%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.24%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (1.24%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.62%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (11.80%) Finance
2 10 (6.21%) Games
3 3 (1.86%) Electronics
3 3 (1.86%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.86%) Publishing
4 2 (1.24%) Automotive
5 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (44.72%) Developer
2 51 (31.68%) Software Engineer
3 39 (24.22%) Graduate
4 34 (21.12%) Software Developer
5 25 (15.53%) Graduate Developer
6 19 (11.80%) Junior
7 17 (10.56%) Graduate Software Developer
8 16 (9.94%) Java Developer
8 16 (9.94%) Junior Developer
9 14 (8.70%) Administrator
9 14 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (8.70%) Analyst
10 13 (8.07%) Junior Software Developer
11 12 (7.45%) Web Developer
11 12 (7.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 10 (6.21%) C++ Software Engineer
12 10 (6.21%) Senior Linux Administrator
12 10 (6.21%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 10 (6.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 10 (6.21%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (28.57%) .NET
2 37 (22.98%) HTML
3 30 (18.63%) CSS
4 24 (14.91%) ASP.NET
5 18 (11.18%) XML
6 9 (5.59%) jQuery
7 7 (4.35%) WCF
7 7 (4.35%) WPF
7 7 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.73%) LAMP
8 6 (3.73%) ADO.NET
8 6 (3.73%) Web Services
9 5 (3.11%) OpenGL
9 5 (3.11%) OpenCL
10 4 (2.48%) JSON
11 3 (1.86%) XBRL
11 3 (1.86%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (1.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 2 (1.24%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (1.24%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 77 (47.83%) Mathematics
2 57 (35.40%) Physics
3 15 (9.32%) Robotics
4 12 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.21%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.59%) Statistics
7 7 (4.35%) Economics
8 6 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (3.73%) Open Source
9 5 (3.11%) CUDA
9 5 (3.11%) Hedge funds
9 5 (3.11%) Chemistry
9 5 (3.11%) Derivative
9 5 (3.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 5 (3.11%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (3.11%) Fixed Income
9 5 (3.11%) Equities
10 1 (0.62%) User Experience
10 1 (0.62%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (32.30%) Linux
2 21 (13.04%) Windows
3 14 (8.70%) Debian
3 14 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (7.45%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (5.59%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.11%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.86%) Windows CE
8 3 (1.86%) Android
9 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (38.51%) Software Engineering
2 32 (19.88%) OO
3 20 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (11.18%) Unit Testing
5 15 (9.32%) Regression Testing
6 12 (7.45%) Parallel Computing
6 12 (7.45%) DevOps
7 10 (6.21%) Analytics
7 10 (6.21%) Image Processing
8 8 (4.97%) Validation
8 8 (4.97%) Mentoring
9 7 (4.35%) Data Modelling
9 7 (4.35%) Video Processing
9 7 (4.35%) Signal Processing
10 6 (3.73%) Project Management
11 5 (3.11%) Web Development
11 5 (3.11%) Data Management
11 5 (3.11%) Visual Analytics
12 4 (2.48%) Data Analysis
12 4 (2.48%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 64 (39.75%) C++
2 56 (34.78%) C#
3 55 (34.16%) Java
4 46 (28.57%) Python
5 45 (27.95%) JavaScript
6 28 (17.39%) SQL
7 17 (10.56%) PHP
8 16 (9.94%) Ruby
9 15 (9.32%) Perl
10 13 (8.07%) MATLAB
11 11 (6.83%) C
12 10 (6.21%) VB
13 7 (4.35%) Scala
14 6 (3.73%) VBA
14 6 (3.73%) Delphi
15 3 (1.86%) Visual J++
16 1 (0.62%) R
16 1 (0.62%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 97 (60.25%) Degree
2 32 (19.88%) PhD
3 5 (3.11%) CCNA
3 5 (3.11%) MCP
3 5 (3.11%) MCSE
3 5 (3.11%) MCT
3 5 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.62%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.80%) QA
2 3 (1.86%) P3O
3 2 (1.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (8.70%) Xen
1 14 (8.70%) XenServer
2 7 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.24%) ZABBIX
1 2 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.70%) Citrix
2 14 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 7 (4.35%) Oracle
4 6 (3.73%) Sybase
5 4 (2.48%) Cognos
6 2 (1.24%) Percona
6 2 (1.24%) New Relic
7 1 (0.62%) SAP
7 1 (0.62%) JD Edwards
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