The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 30 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 110 128 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.27% 7.66% 7.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.52% 20.81% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 84 121 115
Average salary £30,000 £39,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £63,800 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
628 615 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 41.51% 36.83% 33.84%
Number of salaries quoted 479 544 491
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Oxfordshire region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -8 51 £26,000 -42.22% 4
Abingdon -10 10 £50,000 +117.39%
Witney +21 2 £26,000 -42.22%
Wallingford +5 2 £24,000 +14.28% 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

1 175 (67.57%) Degree
2 90 (34.75%) C#
3 88 (33.98%) JavaScript
3 88 (33.98%) Software Engineering
4 87 (33.59%) Mathematics
4 87 (33.59%) Java
4 87 (33.59%) C++
5 85 (32.82%) .NET
6 73 (28.19%) Physics
7 65 (25.10%) OO
8 61 (23.55%) Linux
9 58 (22.39%) HTML
9 58 (22.39%) SQL Server
9 58 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (18.92%) Python
11 48 (18.53%) CSS
11 48 (18.53%) MySQL
12 46 (17.76%) Microsoft
13 44 (16.99%) ASP.NET
14 39 (15.06%) Windows
15 38 (14.67%) PhD
15 38 (14.67%) XML
16 37 (14.29%) PHP
17 34 (13.13%) Perl
18 31 (11.97%) MS Excel
18 31 (11.97%) QA
19 30 (11.58%) MVC
19 30 (11.58%) SQL
20 26 (10.04%) Finance
21 24 (9.27%) Unit Testing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 16 (6.18%) IIS
2 15 (5.79%) Apache
2 15 (5.79%) nginx
3 6 (2.32%) CMS
4 5 (1.93%) Confluence
4 5 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.54%) Node.js
6 3 (1.16%) Drupal
7 2 (0.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.41%) MS Office
3 6 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.32%) GitHub
2 3 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.56%) HTTP
2 8 (3.09%) DNS
3 5 (1.93%) Internet
4 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.77%) Firewall
5 1 (0.39%) SMS
5 1 (0.39%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 48 (18.53%) MySQL
3 16 (6.18%) Big Data
4 6 (2.32%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.93%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.93%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.16%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.77%) OLAP
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.39%) MS Access
8 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (6.95%) Visual Studio
1 18 (6.95%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.79%) CMake
3 11 (4.25%) Subversion
4 8 (3.09%) Eclipse
4 8 (3.09%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.70%) Selenium
6 6 (2.32%) JIRA
6 6 (2.32%) Bugzilla
7 5 (1.93%) Hudson
8 4 (1.54%) TestComplete
9 3 (1.16%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.16%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.77%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.39%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.39%) GDB
11 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (10.04%) Finance
2 20 (7.72%) Games
3 13 (5.02%) Electronics
4 6 (2.32%) Automotive
5 4 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.16%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.16%) Publishing
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 125 (48.26%) Developer
2 62 (23.94%) Software Engineer
3 57 (22.01%) Graduate
4 48 (18.53%) Software Developer
5 39 (15.06%) Graduate Developer
6 31 (11.97%) Junior
7 27 (10.42%) Junior Developer
8 25 (9.65%) Graduate Software Developer
9 23 (8.88%) Junior Software Developer
10 22 (8.49%) Java Developer
11 21 (8.11%) .NET Developer
12 20 (7.72%) Web Developer
13 18 (6.95%) PHP Developer
14 15 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
14 15 (5.79%) Analyst
14 15 (5.79%) Administrator
15 14 (5.41%) Graduate .NET Developer
16 12 (4.63%) Senior Systems Administrator
17 10 (3.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 10 (3.86%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (32.82%) .NET
2 58 (22.39%) HTML
3 48 (18.53%) CSS
4 44 (16.99%) ASP.NET
5 38 (14.67%) XML
6 21 (8.11%) jQuery
7 12 (4.63%) Web Services
8 10 (3.86%) WPF
9 9 (3.47%) WCF
10 7 (2.70%) Spring
10 7 (2.70%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.70%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.32%) HTML5
11 6 (2.32%) LAMP
11 6 (2.32%) J2EE
11 6 (2.32%) ADO.NET
12 5 (1.93%) JSP
12 5 (1.93%) Servlets
12 5 (1.93%) GWT
12 5 (1.93%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 87 (33.59%) Mathematics
2 73 (28.19%) Physics
3 15 (5.79%) Robotics
4 14 (5.41%) Open Source
5 13 (5.02%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.47%) Statistics
8 8 (3.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (3.09%) ASIC
9 7 (2.70%) Economics
9 7 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.32%) Chemistry
11 5 (1.93%) Remote Sensing
11 5 (1.93%) Derivative
11 5 (1.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 5 (1.93%) GIS
11 5 (1.93%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.93%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (1.93%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.93%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 61 (23.55%) Linux
2 39 (15.06%) Windows
3 15 (5.79%) Debian
3 15 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (5.02%) Windows 7
5 12 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.63%) Embedded Linux
6 9 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (3.47%) Windows 8
6 9 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.93%) Android
8 3 (1.16%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.77%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (33.98%) Software Engineering
2 65 (25.10%) OO
3 58 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (11.58%) MVC
5 24 (9.27%) Unit Testing
6 17 (6.56%) Regression Testing
7 16 (6.18%) Analytics
7 16 (6.18%) Mentoring
8 14 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (5.02%) DevOps
10 12 (4.63%) Parallel Computing
11 11 (4.25%) Manual Testing
11 11 (4.25%) OOD
12 10 (3.86%) Project Management
12 10 (3.86%) UML
12 10 (3.86%) Scrum
12 10 (3.86%) Image Processing
12 10 (3.86%) Game Development
13 9 (3.47%) Time Management
13 9 (3.47%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 90 (34.75%) C#
2 88 (33.98%) JavaScript
3 87 (33.59%) C++
3 87 (33.59%) Java
4 49 (18.92%) Python
5 37 (14.29%) PHP
6 34 (13.13%) Perl
7 30 (11.58%) SQL
8 20 (7.72%) PHP5
9 17 (6.56%) Ruby
10 14 (5.41%) MATLAB
10 14 (5.41%) C
11 10 (3.86%) VB
12 9 (3.47%) Scala
13 6 (2.32%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.32%) Delphi
13 6 (2.32%) VBA
14 5 (1.93%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.16%) Visual J++
16 2 (0.77%) F#
Qualifications
1 175 (67.57%) Degree
2 38 (14.67%) PhD
3 7 (2.70%) CCNA
3 7 (2.70%) MCP
3 7 (2.70%) MCSE
3 7 (2.70%) MCT
3 7 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.97%) QA
2 3 (1.16%) P3O
3 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) JTAG
System Software
1 15 (5.79%) Xen
1 15 (5.79%) XenServer
2 10 (3.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.09%) Puppet
2 6 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.77%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.95%) Zend
2 18 (6.95%) Atlassian
3 15 (5.79%) Citrix
3 15 (5.79%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.09%) Oracle
5 6 (2.32%) Sybase
5 6 (2.32%) Xilinx
5 6 (2.32%) Altera
6 4 (1.54%) Cognos
7 2 (0.77%) Percona
7 2 (0.77%) New Relic
8 1 (0.39%) SAP
8 1 (0.39%) JD Edwards
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