Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 28 39
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 210 194 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.60% 8.43% 6.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.56% 19.96% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 151 160 162
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £36,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.14% -5.84% -3.75%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £24,100
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £52,450
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -2.60%

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 1442 972 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 45.30% 42.24% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1068 765 883
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,050 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 17 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 210 (100.00%) Degree
2 185 (88.10%) Computer Science
3 123 (58.57%) Software Engineering
4 110 (52.38%) Java
5 98 (46.67%) C++
6 83 (39.52%) Python
7 74 (35.24%) Mathematics
8 65 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
9 64 (30.48%) OO
10 56 (26.67%) Windows
10 56 (26.67%) Linux
11 51 (24.29%) JavaScript
12 47 (22.38%) Physics
13 46 (21.90%) C#
14 42 (20.00%) SQL
15 37 (17.62%) Android
16 34 (16.19%) Multithreading
16 34 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
17 32 (15.24%) C
18 31 (14.76%) Microsoft
18 31 (14.76%) Web Development
19 30 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
20 29 (13.81%) Data Structures
21 28 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
21 28 (13.33%) .NET
22 27 (12.86%) NoSQL
23 26 (12.38%) Unit Testing
23 26 (12.38%) Objective-C
23 26 (12.38%) Finance
24 24 (11.43%) Unix

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 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.38%) nginx
3 3 (1.43%) Apache
3 3 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (1.43%) IIS
4 1 (0.48%) Confluence
4 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.24%) SaaS
3 10 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.43%) GitHub
5 1 (0.48%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 1 (0.48%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (0.48%) Heroku
5 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.71%) Internet
2 10 (4.76%) Wireless
3 4 (1.90%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.43%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.43%) LDAP
5 2 (0.95%) Firewall
5 2 (0.95%) SMS
6 1 (0.48%) Intranet
6 1 (0.48%) Skype
6 1 (0.48%) SNMP
6 1 (0.48%) VoIP
6 1 (0.48%) VSAT
6 1 (0.48%) WAN
6 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.48%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.86%) NoSQL
2 19 (9.05%) Relational Database
3 15 (7.14%) Big Data
4 13 (6.19%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.76%) HBase
5 10 (4.76%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.38%) GIS
7 4 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.90%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.43%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.95%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.76%) Maven
3 9 (4.29%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.33%) JIRA
5 4 (1.90%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.90%) MSI
5 4 (1.90%) WiX
6 2 (0.95%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.48%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.48%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.48%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.48%) Gradle
7 1 (0.48%) Mocha
7 1 (0.48%) Protractor
7 1 (0.48%) Selenium
General
1 26 (12.38%) Finance
2 10 (4.76%) Electronics
3 6 (2.86%) Games
4 3 (1.43%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.43%) Automotive
5 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) French Language
6 1 (0.48%) German Language
6 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.48%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 100 (47.62%) Developer
2 82 (39.05%) Software Engineer
3 40 (19.05%) Java Engineer
4 39 (18.57%) Java Software Engineer
5 35 (16.67%) Graduate
6 33 (15.71%) C++ Developer
7 24 (11.43%) C++ Software Engineer
7 24 (11.43%) Senior Java Engineer
7 24 (11.43%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 24 (11.43%) Senior Software Engineer
8 23 (10.95%) Software Developer
9 22 (10.48%) Python Developer
10 20 (9.52%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 16 (7.62%) JavaScript Developer
12 15 (7.14%) C# Developer
12 15 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
13 12 (5.71%) Graduate Java Engineer
13 12 (5.71%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
14 11 (5.24%) Applications Engineer
14 11 (5.24%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.33%) .NET
2 21 (10.00%) HTML
2 21 (10.00%) React
3 17 (8.10%) Hibernate
3 17 (8.10%) JSON
3 17 (8.10%) Spring
4 15 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 14 (6.67%) Web Services
6 13 (6.19%) ASP.NET
6 13 (6.19%) Ehcache
6 13 (6.19%) jQuery
7 12 (5.71%) Django
7 12 (5.71%) MFC
8 10 (4.76%) HTML5
9 9 (4.29%) WCF
9 9 (4.29%) WPF
10 8 (3.81%) Angular 2
11 6 (2.86%) Celery
12 5 (2.38%) Ember.js
12 5 (2.38%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 185 (88.10%) Computer Science
2 34 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (13.81%) Data Structures
4 20 (9.52%) Algorithms
5 15 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 15 (7.14%) User Experience
6 12 (5.71%) Robotics
7 11 (5.24%) Client/Server
7 11 (5.24%) Internet of Things
8 9 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.86%) 3D Graphics
9 6 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (2.38%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.90%) Animation
12 3 (1.43%) Biotechnology
12 3 (1.43%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 1 (0.48%) Handset
14 1 (0.48%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 56 (26.67%) Linux
1 56 (26.67%) Windows
2 37 (17.62%) Android
3 24 (11.43%) Unix
4 23 (10.95%) Apple iOS
5 11 (5.24%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.90%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.48%) CentOS
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (58.57%) Software Engineering
2 74 (35.24%) Mathematics
3 65 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (30.48%) OO
5 47 (22.38%) Physics
6 34 (16.19%) Multithreading
7 31 (14.76%) Web Development
8 30 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
9 26 (12.38%) Unit Testing
10 23 (10.95%) OOD
11 18 (8.57%) Machine Learning
11 18 (8.57%) Test Automation
12 17 (8.10%) Artificial Intelligence
12 17 (8.10%) Performance Optimisation
12 17 (8.10%) Requirements Analysis
12 17 (8.10%) TDD
13 16 (7.62%) Complexity Analysis
13 16 (7.62%) Process Improvement
14 15 (7.14%) Android Development
15 14 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 110 (52.38%) Java
2 98 (46.67%) C++
3 83 (39.52%) Python
4 51 (24.29%) JavaScript
5 46 (21.90%) C#
6 42 (20.00%) SQL
7 32 (15.24%) C
8 26 (12.38%) Objective-C
9 13 (6.19%) Perl
10 5 (2.38%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.90%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.43%) PHP
13 2 (0.95%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.95%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.95%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.95%) Ruby
13 2 (0.95%) Scala
14 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 210 (100.00%) Degree
2 20 (9.52%) MCP
2 20 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (2.86%) PhD
5 5 (2.38%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.95%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.57%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (0.95%) ISO 13485
2 2 (0.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) MISRA
System Software
1 23 (10.95%) Docker
2 6 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.86%) Firmware
3 1 (0.48%) iptables
3 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.29%) Ansible
2 5 (2.38%) Puppet
3 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.48%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.48%) Nagios
4 1 (0.48%) SCCM
4 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (14.76%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.19%) Terracotta
3 3 (1.43%) Cisco
3 3 (1.43%) QNX
3 3 (1.43%) Wind River
4 1 (0.48%) Huawei
4 1 (0.48%) IBM
4 1 (0.48%) Intel
4 1 (0.48%) NVIDIA
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle
4 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.48%) Veeam
4 1 (0.48%) VMware
4 1 (0.48%) WorldPay