Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 30 50
Rank change year-on-year -16 +20 -15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 59 147 181
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.34% 8.00% 5.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.30% 25.21% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36 106 127
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +49.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +44.93%

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 341 583 1,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 30.89% 31.74% 43.23%
Number of salaries quoted 208 433 1,063
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,100 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,625 £72,500 £72,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +1.12%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Cambridge

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in Cambridge

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in Cambridge

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Cambridge over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 58 (98.31%) Degree
2 51 (86.44%) Computer Science
3 31 (52.54%) Linux
4 30 (50.85%) Software Engineering
5 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (40.68%) C++
7 19 (32.20%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (30.51%) Windows
9 15 (25.42%) C
9 15 (25.42%) C#
9 15 (25.42%) Multithreading
10 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
11 13 (22.03%) Python
11 13 (22.03%) JIRA
12 12 (20.34%) Mathematics
12 12 (20.34%) SQL
12 12 (20.34%) Visual Studio
12 12 (20.34%) OpenGL
13 10 (16.95%) Scrum
13 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (15.25%) Cross-Platform Development
15 8 (13.56%) Animation
15 8 (13.56%) Photography
15 8 (13.56%) CSS
15 8 (13.56%) HTML
15 8 (13.56%) Java
16 7 (11.86%) MySQL
16 7 (11.86%) Web Development
16 7 (11.86%) Logistics
16 7 (11.86%) LAMP

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 2 (3.39%) Apache
1 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
1 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Azure
2 2 (3.39%) Dialogflow
2 2 (3.39%) Office 365
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.69%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Wireless
2 2 (3.39%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) NAS
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) VoIP
3 1 (1.69%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) MySQL
2 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) JIRA
2 12 (20.34%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.39%) Selenium
5 2 (3.39%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.69%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (8.47%) Automotive
1 5 (8.47%) Electronics
1 5 (8.47%) Military
2 4 (6.78%) Law
3 3 (5.08%) Finance
4 2 (3.39%) Games
4 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Software Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) C++ Developer
4 9 (15.25%) C# Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (8.47%) C++/C# Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Graduate
6 5 (8.47%) Java Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) JavaScript Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) PHP Software Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.78%) UI Developer
8 3 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Principal Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Principal Software Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) OpenGL
2 8 (13.56%) CSS
2 8 (13.56%) HTML
3 7 (11.86%) LAMP
4 6 (10.17%) React
4 6 (10.17%) REST
5 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
5 5 (8.47%) CSS3
5 5 (8.47%) Java EE
6 4 (6.78%) .NET
6 4 (6.78%) GraphQL
6 4 (6.78%) WCF
6 4 (6.78%) WPF
7 3 (5.08%) HTML5
8 2 (3.39%) Keras
8 2 (3.39%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (3.39%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (3.39%) OpenGL ES
8 2 (3.39%) Vue.js
8 2 (3.39%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.56%) Animation
2 8 (13.56%) Photography
3 7 (11.86%) User Experience
4 6 (10.17%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (8.47%) Driving Licence
6 4 (6.78%) Client/Server
6 4 (6.78%) Robotics
6 4 (6.78%) Smartphone
7 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.69%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.69%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (1.69%) SIMD
Operating Systems
1 31 (52.54%) Linux
2 18 (30.51%) Windows
3 6 (10.17%) Android
4 5 (8.47%) Unix
5 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.39%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.69%) CentOS
7 1 (1.69%) Debian
7 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (86.44%) Computer Science
2 30 (50.85%) Software Engineering
3 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (32.20%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (25.42%) Multithreading
6 12 (20.34%) Mathematics
7 10 (16.95%) Scrum
8 9 (15.25%) Cross-Platform Development
9 7 (11.86%) Logistics
9 7 (11.86%) Machine Learning
9 7 (11.86%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.86%) Web Development
10 6 (10.17%) Business Analysis
10 6 (10.17%) Project Management
11 5 (8.47%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (8.47%) Biology
11 5 (8.47%) Physics
11 5 (8.47%) Workflow
12 4 (6.78%) Bioinformatics
12 4 (6.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.68%) C++
2 15 (25.42%) C
2 15 (25.42%) C#
3 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.03%) Python
5 12 (20.34%) SQL
6 8 (13.56%) Java
7 5 (8.47%) PHP
8 2 (3.39%) Groovy
8 2 (3.39%) Perl
8 2 (3.39%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.69%) ES6
9 1 (1.69%) Go
9 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.69%) Ruby
9 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (98.31%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Puppet
2 4 (6.78%) Ansible
3 2 (3.39%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.69%) Nagios
4 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.69%) SCCM
4 1 (1.69%) Terraform
4 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle
1 2 (3.39%) Tableau
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco
2 1 (1.69%) Google
2 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.69%) Veeam
2 1 (1.69%) VMware