Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 47 33
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 138 193 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 7.36% 5.72% 7.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.75% 12.76% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 96 123 161
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +49.25% -10.67%
10th Percentile £31,625 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year - +44.93% -8.00%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 581 1,512 1,098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 30.99% 44.79% 47.66%
Number of salaries quoted 443 1,108 845
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +4.94%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Cambridge

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in Cambridge

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Cambridge over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 138 (100.00%) Degree
2 130 (94.20%) Computer Science
3 55 (39.86%) Java
3 55 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (39.13%) Python
5 46 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 44 (31.88%) Linux
7 39 (28.26%) JavaScript
8 34 (24.64%) C++
8 34 (24.64%) HTML
9 30 (21.74%) SQL
10 27 (19.57%) TDD
10 27 (19.57%) Test Automation
10 27 (19.57%) Machine Learning
11 25 (18.12%) Artificial Intelligence
12 24 (17.39%) Mathematics
13 23 (16.67%) C
13 23 (16.67%) C#
13 23 (16.67%) CSS
13 23 (16.67%) Windows
14 22 (15.94%) Oracle
14 22 (15.94%) Scrum
15 21 (15.22%) HTML5
16 20 (14.49%) RESTful
17 18 (13.04%) Bioinformatics
17 18 (13.04%) Docker
17 18 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
18 17 (12.32%) Biology
19 16 (11.59%) .NET
20 15 (10.87%) Web Development

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.25%) WordPress
2 5 (3.62%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Chatbot
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.72%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.17%) SaaS
3 2 (1.45%) GitHub
3 2 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) HTTP
2 2 (1.45%) Firewall
2 2 (1.45%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.35%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.17%) Big Data
3 3 (2.17%) Blockchain
3 3 (2.17%) MySQL
3 3 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.45%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.45%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.45%) Pentaho
4 2 (1.45%) QlikView
5 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (10.14%) Selenium
2 11 (7.97%) JIRA
3 8 (5.80%) Cucumber
3 8 (5.80%) Jasmine
3 8 (5.80%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.35%) GCC
5 4 (2.90%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.90%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.45%) Maven
7 1 (0.72%) QUnit
General
1 13 (9.42%) Finance
2 10 (7.25%) Multimedia
3 7 (5.07%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.45%) Banking
4 2 (1.45%) Marketing
4 2 (1.45%) Military
4 2 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.72%) Electronics
5 1 (0.72%) Games
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (48.55%) Developer
2 27 (19.57%) Software Engineer
3 22 (15.94%) Java Developer
4 19 (13.77%) Senior Developer
5 17 (12.32%) Graduate
6 12 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (7.97%) Python Developer
8 10 (7.25%) Assistant IT Manager
8 10 (7.25%) IT Assistant
8 10 (7.25%) IT Manager
8 10 (7.25%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.52%) C# Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Embedded Engineer
11 7 (5.07%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (5.07%) Graduate Developer
12 6 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 6 (4.35%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 6 (4.35%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 6 (4.35%) Test Engineer
13 5 (3.62%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.64%) HTML
2 23 (16.67%) CSS
3 21 (15.22%) HTML5
4 20 (14.49%) RESTful
5 16 (11.59%) .NET
6 15 (10.87%) CSS3
7 12 (8.70%) Spring Boot
8 11 (7.97%) AngularJS
9 10 (7.25%) React
9 10 (7.25%) REST
9 10 (7.25%) Vue.js
10 9 (6.52%) WCF
11 8 (5.80%) Django
11 8 (5.80%) Gherkin
11 8 (5.80%) WPF
12 7 (5.07%) Ext JS
12 7 (5.07%) Spring
13 6 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
13 6 (4.35%) Node.js
14 5 (3.62%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.87%) User Experience
2 13 (9.42%) Life Science
3 8 (5.80%) Algorithms
3 8 (5.80%) Client/Server
4 7 (5.07%) Animation
4 7 (5.07%) Photography
5 6 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (3.62%) ASIC
6 5 (3.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (3.62%) Private Cloud
6 5 (3.62%) Verilog
6 5 (3.62%) VHDL
7 4 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.17%) Biotechnology
8 3 (2.17%) LIMS
8 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (31.88%) Linux
2 23 (16.67%) Windows
3 10 (7.25%) Ubuntu
3 10 (7.25%) Windows 7
4 9 (6.52%) Unix
5 8 (5.80%) VMS
6 3 (2.17%) Android
7 2 (1.45%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (94.20%) Computer Science
2 55 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 27 (19.57%) Machine Learning
4 27 (19.57%) TDD
4 27 (19.57%) Test Automation
5 25 (18.12%) Artificial Intelligence
6 24 (17.39%) Mathematics
7 22 (15.94%) Scrum
8 18 (13.04%) Bioinformatics
8 18 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (12.32%) Biology
10 15 (10.87%) Web Development
11 14 (10.14%) BDD
11 14 (10.14%) Informatics
11 14 (10.14%) Multithreading
12 13 (9.42%) Physics
12 13 (9.42%) Technical Leadership
13 12 (8.70%) DevOps
13 12 (8.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 55 (39.86%) Java
2 54 (39.13%) Python
3 39 (28.26%) JavaScript
4 34 (24.64%) C++
5 30 (21.74%) SQL
6 23 (16.67%) C
6 23 (16.67%) C#
7 8 (5.80%) ES6
8 7 (5.07%) Java 8
9 5 (3.62%) ES7
9 5 (3.62%) ES8
10 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.45%) Scala
10 2 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 138 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (3.62%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (2.17%) PhD
4 2 (1.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (13.04%) Docker
2 13 (9.42%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (7.25%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.90%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.17%) Ansible
3 2 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (15.94%) Oracle
2 7 (5.07%) Sencha
3 5 (3.62%) WorldPay
4 4 (2.90%) Google
4 4 (2.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.17%) Cisco
6 2 (1.45%) Tableau