Period
to 17 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 9 6
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 379 591 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 14.60% 21.88% 20.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.89% 39.40% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 249 439 409
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,464 1,500 1,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 56.39% 55.53% 51.61%
Number of salaries quoted 919 1,132 1,011
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Cambridge

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Cambridge

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Cambridge over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science 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.

1 234 (61.74%) Mathematics
2 226 (59.63%) Degree
3 188 (49.60%) Python
4 174 (45.91%) Software Engineering
5 166 (43.80%) Physics
6 149 (39.31%) C++
7 124 (32.72%) Linux
8 117 (30.87%) C
9 107 (28.23%) Java
10 82 (21.64%) PhD
11 75 (19.79%) JavaScript
12 73 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
13 69 (18.21%) Machine Learning
14 67 (17.68%) Computer Science Degree
15 64 (16.89%) Test Automation
16 59 (15.57%) Data Science
17 56 (14.78%) C#
18 49 (12.93%) Windows
19 44 (11.61%) Artificial Intelligence
20 42 (11.08%) Web Services
21 41 (10.82%) Algorithms
22 40 (10.55%) HTML
23 37 (9.76%) SQL
24 36 (9.50%) OO
24 36 (9.50%) Statistics
25 35 (9.23%) Electronics
26 32 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
26 32 (8.44%) SDLC
27 29 (7.65%) Life Science
28 28 (7.39%) TCP/IP

Computer Science
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 14 (3.69%) OpenStack
2 13 (3.43%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.64%) Apache
4 2 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.26%) CMS
5 1 (0.26%) JBoss
5 1 (0.26%) SAS
5 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.53%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.26%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.39%) TCP/IP
2 18 (4.75%) Wireless
3 9 (2.37%) Ethernet
3 9 (2.37%) Internet
4 8 (2.11%) SMS
5 2 (0.53%) Firewall
5 2 (0.53%) HTTP
5 2 (0.53%) ICMP
5 2 (0.53%) SMTP
6 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.28%) Big Data
2 17 (4.49%) NoSQL
3 15 (3.96%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.37%) Data Mining
4 9 (2.37%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.58%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.58%) MySQL
6 4 (1.06%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.06%) Power BI
7 3 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.53%) GIS
8 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.53%) Redis
8 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.26%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.26%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 20 (5.28%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.69%) JIRA
3 11 (2.90%) Selenium
4 9 (2.37%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (1.85%) Vagrant
7 6 (1.58%) Bugzilla
7 6 (1.58%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.06%) NUnit
8 4 (1.06%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.79%) Maven
10 2 (0.53%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.53%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.53%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.26%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.26%) GitLab
11 1 (0.26%) Gradle
11 1 (0.26%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.26%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.26%) webpack
General
1 35 (9.23%) Electronics
2 23 (6.07%) Finance
3 10 (2.64%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.32%) Games
4 5 (1.32%) Legal
4 5 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.06%) Automotive
6 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.26%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.26%) Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.26%) French Language
7 1 (0.26%) German Language
7 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.26%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.26%) Law
7 1 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.26%) Marketing
7 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 149 (39.31%) Software Engineer
2 120 (31.66%) Graduate
3 115 (30.34%) Developer
4 80 (21.11%) C++ Software Engineer
5 67 (17.68%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 58 (15.30%) Software Developer
7 57 (15.04%) Graduate Developer
8 49 (12.93%) C Software Engineer
9 40 (10.55%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 38 (10.03%) Graduate Software Developer
11 37 (9.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 37 (9.76%) Embedded Engineer
12 36 (9.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 35 (9.23%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 35 (9.23%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 35 (9.23%) Test Engineer
14 33 (8.71%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
15 32 (8.44%) C++ Developer
16 31 (8.18%) C++ Software Developer
17 27 (7.12%) Graduate C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (11.08%) Web Services
2 40 (10.55%) HTML
3 25 (6.60%) CSS
4 19 (5.01%) .NET
4 19 (5.01%) Node.js
5 16 (4.22%) RESTful
5 16 (4.22%) WPF
6 14 (3.69%) HTML5
6 14 (3.69%) jQuery
7 11 (2.90%) Reactive Extensions
8 10 (2.64%) Django
9 9 (2.37%) CSS3
9 9 (2.37%) XML
10 7 (1.85%) TensorFlow
11 6 (1.58%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.58%) Gherkin
11 6 (1.58%) Keras
11 6 (1.58%) scikit-learn
12 5 (1.32%) Middleware
12 5 (1.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.82%) Algorithms
2 29 (7.65%) Life Science
3 18 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.69%) User Experience
5 13 (3.43%) Augmented Reality
6 11 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.11%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.11%) Device Driver
7 8 (2.11%) Fintech
7 8 (2.11%) Robotics
8 7 (1.85%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.58%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.32%) Reinsurance
11 4 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.53%) Biotechnology
12 2 (0.53%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.53%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 124 (32.72%) Linux
2 49 (12.93%) Windows
3 14 (3.69%) Unix
4 8 (2.11%) Android
5 6 (1.58%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (1.58%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.26%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (61.74%) Mathematics
2 174 (45.91%) Software Engineering
3 166 (43.80%) Physics
4 73 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (18.21%) Machine Learning
6 64 (16.89%) Test Automation
7 59 (15.57%) Data Science
8 44 (11.61%) Artificial Intelligence
9 36 (9.50%) OO
9 36 (9.50%) Statistics
10 32 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
10 32 (8.44%) SDLC
11 26 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (6.86%) DevOps
11 26 (6.86%) TDD
12 25 (6.60%) Computer Vision
12 25 (6.60%) Multithreading
13 21 (5.54%) Scrum
14 19 (5.01%) Software Testing
14 19 (5.01%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 188 (49.60%) Python
2 149 (39.31%) C++
3 117 (30.87%) C
4 107 (28.23%) Java
5 75 (19.79%) JavaScript
6 56 (14.78%) C#
7 37 (9.76%) SQL
8 27 (7.12%) Embedded C
9 25 (6.60%) Embedded C++
10 20 (5.28%) MATLAB
11 15 (3.96%) PHP
12 8 (2.11%) R
12 8 (2.11%) Ruby
13 7 (1.85%) Go
13 7 (1.85%) Perl
14 6 (1.58%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.06%) VB
16 3 (0.79%) Java 8
17 2 (0.53%) Assembly Language
17 2 (0.53%) Julia
Qualifications
1 226 (59.63%) Degree
2 82 (21.64%) PhD
3 67 (17.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.64%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (2.64%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.53%) CISA
5 2 (0.53%) CISM
5 2 (0.53%) CISSP
5 2 (0.53%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.26%) CEH
6 1 (0.26%) GCIH
6 1 (0.26%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.37%) QA
2 7 (1.85%) GCP
3 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.26%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 17 (4.49%) Docker
2 14 (3.69%) Firmware
3 8 (2.11%) KVM
4 7 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.58%) QEMU
6 2 (0.53%) Xen
7 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.26%) LXC
Systems Management
1 11 (2.90%) Ansible
2 8 (2.11%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.85%) Consul
3 7 (1.85%) Packer
3 7 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (3.96%) WorldPay
2 14 (3.69%) Oracle
3 11 (2.90%) Dell
3 11 (2.90%) HP
4 8 (2.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.11%) VMware
5 4 (1.06%) Tableau
6 3 (0.79%) Capita
7 2 (0.53%) QNX
7 2 (0.53%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.26%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.26%) Google
8 1 (0.26%) NVIDIA
8 1 (0.26%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.26%) Wind River
8 1 (0.26%) Xamarin