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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 16 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 79 66 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 10.73% 8.73% 8.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.24% 22.60% 20.05%
Number of salaries quoted 59 57 75
Average salary £48,743 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.61% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,519 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
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
372 292 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 50.54% 38.62% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 304 220 343
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Oxford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 79 (60.77%) Degree
2 60 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 59 (45.38%) HTML
4 55 (42.31%) CSS
4 55 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (37.69%) .NET
6 48 (36.92%) C#
7 45 (34.62%) Software Engineering
8 41 (31.54%) SQL
9 39 (30.00%) Linux
10 33 (25.38%) Java
11 32 (24.62%) OO
11 32 (24.62%) Python
11 32 (24.62%) Mathematics
12 28 (21.54%) Node.js
13 25 (19.23%) C++
13 25 (19.23%) SQL Server
14 24 (18.46%) TDD
15 23 (17.69%) Physics
16 21 (16.15%) Windows
16 21 (16.15%) MS Excel
16 21 (16.15%) PHP
17 20 (15.38%) PhD
17 20 (15.38%) Microsoft
17 20 (15.38%) Open Source
18 19 (14.62%) AngularJS
19 18 (13.85%) jQuery
20 16 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
21 14 (10.77%) JSON
21 14 (10.77%) ASP.NET

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 28 (21.54%) Node.js
2 2 (1.54%) IIS
2 2 (1.54%) Apache
2 2 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.54%) nginx
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.77%) SAS
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (16.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.62%) MS Office
3 4 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.54%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.92%) Big Data
3 7 (5.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (5.38%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.08%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.31%) MySQL
6 3 (2.31%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.31%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.54%) HBase
7 2 (1.54%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.54%) OLAP
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.77%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (8.46%) Visual Studio
1 11 (8.46%) Grunt
1 11 (8.46%) Karma Test Runner
1 11 (8.46%) Bower
2 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.31%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.54%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.54%) Subversion
3 2 (1.54%) Selenium
4 1 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.77%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.77%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.77%) Selenium IDE
General
1 3 (2.31%) Finance
2 2 (1.54%) Automotive
2 2 (1.54%) Legal
2 2 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (64.62%) Developer
2 34 (26.15%) Software Engineer
3 29 (22.31%) Software Developer
4 22 (16.92%) Graduate
4 22 (16.92%) Junior
5 19 (14.62%) Junior Developer
6 18 (13.85%) Graduate Software Developer
6 18 (13.85%) Graduate Developer
7 17 (13.08%) Junior Software Developer
8 13 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (10.00%) Java Developer
9 11 (8.46%) Front-End Developer
10 10 (7.69%) .NET Developer
11 8 (6.15%) C++ Developer
11 8 (6.15%) C# Developer
11 8 (6.15%) Analyst
11 8 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (5.38%) Project Manager
12 7 (5.38%) Senior Developer
13 6 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (45.38%) HTML
2 55 (42.31%) CSS
3 49 (37.69%) .NET
4 19 (14.62%) AngularJS
5 18 (13.85%) jQuery
6 14 (10.77%) ASP.NET
6 14 (10.77%) JSON
7 12 (9.23%) Ajax
8 10 (7.69%) STL
8 10 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 10 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (5.38%) HTML5
10 6 (4.62%) XML
11 5 (3.85%) Web Services
11 5 (3.85%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.85%) CSS3
12 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (2.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (2.31%) LAMP
13 3 (2.31%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.62%) Mathematics
2 23 (17.69%) Physics
3 20 (15.38%) Open Source
4 12 (9.23%) Web 2.0
5 10 (7.69%) Data Structures
5 10 (7.69%) Algorithms
6 9 (6.92%) Chemistry
7 5 (3.85%) Device Driver
7 5 (3.85%) Grid Computing
7 5 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.08%) Economics
9 3 (2.31%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (2.31%) Statistics
9 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.77%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.00%) Linux
2 21 (16.15%) Windows
3 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.54%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (34.62%) Software Engineering
3 32 (24.62%) OO
4 24 (18.46%) TDD
5 16 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (10.00%) MVC
7 12 (9.23%) Analytics
8 11 (8.46%) Web Development
9 9 (6.92%) Project Management
10 8 (6.15%) Machine Learning
11 7 (5.38%) PRINCE2
12 6 (4.62%) Software Testing
13 5 (3.85%) OOP
14 4 (3.08%) Project Planning
14 4 (3.08%) ITIL
14 4 (3.08%) Big Data Analytics
14 4 (3.08%) Data Analytics
14 4 (3.08%) Software Architecture
14 4 (3.08%) Time Management
14 4 (3.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 60 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 48 (36.92%) C#
3 41 (31.54%) SQL
4 33 (25.38%) Java
5 32 (24.62%) Python
6 25 (19.23%) C++
7 21 (16.15%) PHP
8 4 (3.08%) VB
9 3 (2.31%) C
10 2 (1.54%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.54%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.54%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.77%) Ruby
11 1 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 79 (60.77%) Degree
2 20 (15.38%) PhD
3 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.54%) VCP4
4 2 (1.54%) CCNA
4 2 (1.54%) MCP
4 2 (1.54%) MCSE
4 2 (1.54%) MCT
4 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.77%) ISEB
5 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle
3 2 (1.54%) Cognos
3 2 (1.54%) Zend
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