Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 70 51
Rank change year-on-year +34 -19 -21
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 97 86 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.33% 3.59% 6.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.04% 11.14% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 51 64 139
Cambridge median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +34.15% +2.50% -5.88%

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 461 772 1,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 30.09% 32.25% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 269 555 873
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,281 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £71,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £43,720 £44,582 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.93% +4.90% -

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 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 97 (100.00%) Degree
2 89 (91.75%) Computer Science
3 54 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (54.64%) Software Engineering
5 42 (43.30%) C++
6 41 (42.27%) Linux
7 37 (38.14%) Windows
8 36 (37.11%) Problem-Solving
9 33 (34.02%) C#
10 28 (28.87%) Python
11 26 (26.80%) C
11 26 (26.80%) JIRA
12 25 (25.77%) Visual Studio
12 25 (25.77%) Multithreading
13 24 (24.74%) Java
13 24 (24.74%) Scrum
14 21 (21.65%) Animation
14 21 (21.65%) Photography
15 20 (20.62%) OpenGL
16 19 (19.59%) JavaScript
17 18 (18.56%) SQL
18 16 (16.49%) Workflow
19 14 (14.43%) .NET
19 14 (14.43%) MVVM
20 13 (13.40%) Test Automation
20 13 (13.40%) Client/Server
20 13 (13.40%) WCF
20 13 (13.40%) WPF
21 12 (12.37%) Bioinformatics
21 12 (12.37%) Cross-Platform 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 4 (4.12%) WordPress
2 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.03%) nginx
2 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Azure
2 1 (1.03%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) BGP
1 6 (6.19%) DWDM
1 6 (6.19%) Ethernet
1 6 (6.19%) SNMP
1 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
1 6 (6.19%) VPN
2 1 (1.03%) IPv4
2 1 (1.03%) IPv6
2 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) MySQL
2 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (26.80%) JIRA
2 25 (25.77%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.19%) Selenium
4 5 (5.15%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.15%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.09%) Android Studio
6 2 (2.06%) GCC
7 1 (1.03%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.03%) GitLab
7 1 (1.03%) QUnit
General
1 10 (10.31%) Automotive
1 10 (10.31%) Electronics
1 10 (10.31%) Military
2 8 (8.25%) Games
2 8 (8.25%) Marketing
3 7 (7.22%) Finance
4 4 (4.12%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.06%) Publishing
5 2 (2.06%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (45.36%) Developer
2 14 (14.43%) Software Engineer
3 13 (13.40%) C# Developer
3 13 (13.40%) C++ Developer
4 9 (9.28%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.25%) Lead Developer
6 7 (7.22%) Automation Tester
6 7 (7.22%) QA Automation Tester
6 7 (7.22%) QA Tester
6 7 (7.22%) Senior Automation Tester
6 7 (7.22%) Senior QA Tester
6 7 (7.22%) Senior Tester
6 7 (7.22%) Tester
7 6 (6.19%) Java Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) JavaScript Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) PHP Software Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.62%) OpenGL
2 14 (14.43%) .NET
3 13 (13.40%) WCF
3 13 (13.40%) WPF
4 8 (8.25%) AngularJS
4 8 (8.25%) OpenGL ES
4 8 (8.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 8 (8.25%) Unreal Engine
4 8 (8.25%) Vulkan
5 7 (7.22%) CSS
5 7 (7.22%) CSS3
5 7 (7.22%) HTML
5 7 (7.22%) HTML5
5 7 (7.22%) React
5 7 (7.22%) Vue.js
6 6 (6.19%) Java EE
6 6 (6.19%) LAMP
6 6 (6.19%) RESTful
7 5 (5.15%) Spring Boot
7 5 (5.15%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.65%) Animation
1 21 (21.65%) Photography
2 13 (13.40%) Client/Server
3 8 (8.25%) Driving Licence
3 8 (8.25%) SIMD
3 8 (8.25%) Virtual Team
4 7 (7.22%) Smartphone
5 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.15%) Blog
5 5 (5.15%) Life Science
5 5 (5.15%) NHS
5 5 (5.15%) Renewable Energy
5 5 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (5.15%) User Experience
6 3 (3.09%) Device Driver
6 3 (3.09%) Handset
6 3 (3.09%) Mobile Games
7 2 (2.06%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 41 (42.27%) Linux
2 37 (38.14%) Windows
3 11 (11.34%) Android
4 5 (5.15%) Unix
5 4 (4.12%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.12%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (91.75%) Computer Science
2 54 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (54.64%) Software Engineering
4 36 (37.11%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (25.77%) Multithreading
6 24 (24.74%) Scrum
7 16 (16.49%) Workflow
8 14 (14.43%) MVVM
9 13 (13.40%) Test Automation
10 12 (12.37%) Bioinformatics
10 12 (12.37%) Cross-Platform Development
11 10 (10.31%) Mathematics
12 9 (9.28%) Biology
12 9 (9.28%) Machine Learning
12 9 (9.28%) Project Management
12 9 (9.28%) Technical Leadership
13 8 (8.25%) Business Analysis
13 8 (8.25%) Informatics
13 8 (8.25%) Software Optimisation
13 8 (8.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (43.30%) C++
2 33 (34.02%) C#
3 28 (28.87%) Python
4 26 (26.80%) C
5 24 (24.74%) Java
6 19 (19.59%) JavaScript
7 18 (18.56%) SQL
8 10 (10.31%) PHP
9 4 (4.12%) ES6
10 1 (1.03%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.03%) Go
10 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.03%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 97 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (6.19%) CCNP
2 6 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.19%) JNCIS
3 1 (1.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) Docker
2 4 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (4.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Ansible
1 1 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (6.19%) Cisco
1 6 (6.19%) Juniper
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle