Period
to 17 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 47 30
Rank change year-on-year -8 -17 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 94 183 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.28% 6.64% 7.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.45% 14.49% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 73 146 144
Cambridge median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 699 1,263 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 31.83% 45.83% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 533 956 718
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £24,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,648 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.79% +5.05% +2.41%

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 94 (100.00%) Degree
2 72 (76.60%) Computer Science
3 43 (45.74%) Software Engineering
4 41 (43.62%) Java
5 33 (35.11%) JavaScript
6 32 (34.04%) Python
7 31 (32.98%) Mathematics
8 30 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (27.66%) Linux
10 24 (25.53%) HTML
11 21 (22.34%) C++
12 19 (20.21%) TDD
12 19 (20.21%) Test Automation
13 18 (19.15%) Artificial Intelligence
14 17 (18.09%) C
14 17 (18.09%) SQL
15 16 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (14.89%) CSS
16 14 (14.89%) Numerate Degree
17 13 (13.83%) Machine Learning
18 12 (12.77%) Unit Testing
18 12 (12.77%) Physics
18 12 (12.77%) .NET
18 12 (12.77%) C#
19 11 (11.70%) RESTful
19 11 (11.70%) DevOps
19 11 (11.70%) User Experience
20 10 (10.64%) Node.js
20 10 (10.64%) Ruby
20 10 (10.64%) Problem-Solving

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 7 (7.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (5.32%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.06%) Apache
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.13%) npm
3 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.06%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Internet
1 6 (6.38%) Wireless
2 2 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (1.06%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) MySQL
2 4 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.19%) Big Data
3 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.51%) Selenium
3 6 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (6.38%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.26%) JIRA
4 4 (4.26%) Maven
5 3 (3.19%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.13%) gulp
7 1 (1.06%) Gradle
7 1 (1.06%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.06%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 4 (4.26%) Finance
1 4 (4.26%) Law
2 3 (3.19%) Legal
2 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.13%) Automotive
3 2 (2.13%) Electronics
3 2 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Publishing
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (31.91%) Software Engineer
2 25 (26.60%) Graduate
3 23 (24.47%) Developer
4 15 (15.96%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 13 (13.83%) Java Developer
6 10 (10.64%) Consultant
7 9 (9.57%) Software Developer
7 9 (9.57%) Test Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (6.38%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Java Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Build Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Implementation Consultant
10 5 (5.32%) Java Programmer
10 5 (5.32%) Programmer
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Build Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.53%) HTML
2 14 (14.89%) CSS
3 12 (12.77%) .NET
4 11 (11.70%) RESTful
5 10 (10.64%) Node.js
6 9 (9.57%) jQuery
6 9 (9.57%) Web Services
7 7 (7.45%) JSON
8 6 (6.38%) Gherkin
8 6 (6.38%) Spring
9 5 (5.32%) Hibernate
9 5 (5.32%) HTML5
9 5 (5.32%) LESS
9 5 (5.32%) Polymer
9 5 (5.32%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (5.32%) REST
9 5 (5.32%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (4.26%) AngularJS
10 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET
10 4 (4.26%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 72 (76.60%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.70%) User Experience
3 9 (9.57%) Algorithms
4 7 (7.45%) Data Structures
4 7 (7.45%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (4.26%) Fintech
5 4 (4.26%) LIMS
6 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.19%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.19%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.06%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.06%) Biotechnology
8 1 (1.06%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.06%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.66%) Linux
2 8 (8.51%) Windows
3 5 (5.32%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.19%) Unix
5 2 (2.13%) Android
5 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.13%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.06%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (45.74%) Software Engineering
2 31 (32.98%) Mathematics
3 30 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (20.21%) TDD
4 19 (20.21%) Test Automation
5 18 (19.15%) Artificial Intelligence
6 16 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (13.83%) Machine Learning
8 12 (12.77%) Physics
8 12 (12.77%) Unit Testing
9 11 (11.70%) DevOps
10 10 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (9.57%) BDD
11 9 (9.57%) MVC
12 8 (8.51%) Manual Testing
12 8 (8.51%) SDLC
13 6 (6.38%) Biology
13 6 (6.38%) Stress Testing
13 6 (6.38%) System Testing
13 6 (6.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (43.62%) Java
2 33 (35.11%) JavaScript
3 32 (34.04%) Python
4 21 (22.34%) C++
5 17 (18.09%) C
5 17 (18.09%) SQL
6 12 (12.77%) C#
7 10 (10.64%) Ruby
8 9 (9.57%) PHP
9 7 (7.45%) Perl
10 5 (5.32%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.19%) Java 8
12 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.06%) Ada
13 1 (1.06%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 94 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (14.89%) Numerate Degree
3 9 (9.57%) PhD
4 1 (1.06%) CISA
4 1 (1.06%) CISM
4 1 (1.06%) CISSP
4 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.06%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 13485
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) Docker
2 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Ansible
1 5 (5.32%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (7.45%) WorldPay
2 6 (6.38%) Oracle
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.06%) QNX
4 1 (1.06%) VMware
4 1 (1.06%) Wind River