Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 8 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 789 475 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 25.45% 20.69% 15.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 44.18% 39.68% 33.38%
Number of salaries quoted 586 367 380
Cambridge median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 1786 1197 1339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 57.61% 52.13% 47.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 971 1118
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +5.39%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science 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.

1 558 (70.72%) Degree
2 506 (64.13%) Software Engineering
3 460 (58.30%) Mathematics
4 451 (57.16%) C++
5 367 (46.51%) Python
6 333 (42.21%) Java
7 285 (36.12%) Physics
8 262 (33.21%) C
9 233 (29.53%) C#
10 227 (28.77%) Linux
11 190 (24.08%) Computer Science Degree
12 183 (23.19%) OO
13 180 (22.81%) Windows
13 180 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
14 169 (21.42%) Algorithms
15 147 (18.63%) Machine Learning
16 145 (18.38%) JavaScript
17 142 (18.00%) SQL
18 119 (15.08%) Statistics
19 109 (13.81%) MATLAB
20 99 (12.55%) Finance
21 98 (12.42%) HTML
21 98 (12.42%) SDLC
22 95 (12.04%) PhD
22 95 (12.04%) Multithreading
23 89 (11.28%) Artificial Intelligence
24 86 (10.90%) .NET
25 79 (10.01%) Microsoft
26 73 (9.25%) Collaborative Working
27 72 (9.13%) Analytical Skills

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 20 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (1.27%) Apache Spark
3 7 (0.89%) nginx
3 7 (0.89%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (0.76%) IIS
4 6 (0.76%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.38%) Apache
6 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.13%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 58 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.79%) SaaS
4 15 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.77%) GitHub
6 4 (0.51%) IaaS
6 4 (0.51%) PaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (0.13%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.13%) Firebase
7 1 (0.13%) Heroku
7 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.94%) TCP/IP
2 30 (3.80%) Wireless
3 24 (3.04%) Internet
4 9 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (0.89%) Ethernet
5 7 (0.89%) Firewall
6 3 (0.38%) HTTP
6 3 (0.38%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.38%) LDAP
7 2 (0.25%) SMS
7 2 (0.25%) WAN
7 2 (0.25%) WLAN
8 1 (0.13%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.13%) DHCP
8 1 (0.13%) DNS
8 1 (0.13%) Intranet
8 1 (0.13%) LAN
8 1 (0.13%) SAN
8 1 (0.13%) SNMP
8 1 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (7.10%) NoSQL
2 52 (6.59%) Big Data
3 34 (4.31%) SQL Server
4 30 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 24 (3.04%) GIS
6 22 (2.79%) MySQL
6 22 (2.79%) RDBMS
7 15 (1.90%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.77%) HBase
9 12 (1.52%) Data Mining
10 8 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (1.01%) Geospatial Data
11 5 (0.63%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.25%) Blockchain
13 1 (0.13%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 58 (7.35%) Git (software)
2 48 (6.08%) Visual Studio
3 16 (2.03%) NUnit
4 14 (1.77%) JIRA
5 13 (1.65%) ClearCase
5 13 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.52%) Cucumber
6 12 (1.52%) JBehave
7 11 (1.39%) Jenkins
8 10 (1.27%) Maven
9 9 (1.14%) JUnit
10 7 (0.89%) MSI
10 7 (0.89%) Rhino Mocks
10 7 (0.89%) WiX
11 6 (0.76%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.76%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.38%) Selenium
14 2 (0.25%) MSBuild
14 2 (0.25%) WebSharper
General
1 99 (12.55%) Finance
2 62 (7.86%) Electronics
3 13 (1.65%) Automotive
4 7 (0.89%) Games
5 3 (0.38%) Aerospace
5 3 (0.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.25%) Marketing
7 1 (0.13%) Advertising
7 1 (0.13%) French Language
7 1 (0.13%) German Language
7 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.13%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 374 (47.40%) Software Engineer
2 313 (39.67%) Developer
3 208 (26.36%) C++ Software Engineer
4 163 (20.66%) Graduate
5 144 (18.25%) Software Developer
6 126 (15.97%) C++ Developer
7 106 (13.43%) C Software Engineer
8 98 (12.42%) C++ Software Developer
9 95 (12.04%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 92 (11.66%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 86 (10.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 78 (9.89%) Java Engineer
13 74 (9.38%) Embedded Engineer
14 71 (9.00%) Java Software Engineer
15 65 (8.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 63 (7.98%) C# Developer
17 58 (7.35%) Graduate Developer
18 53 (6.72%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
19 50 (6.34%) Embedded C++ Engineer
19 50 (6.34%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (12.42%) HTML
2 86 (10.90%) .NET
3 59 (7.48%) CSS
4 46 (5.83%) AngularJS
5 39 (4.94%) WPF
6 34 (4.31%) ASP.NET
7 31 (3.93%) HTML5
7 31 (3.93%) jQuery
8 30 (3.80%) React
9 28 (3.55%) Apache Axis
10 27 (3.42%) JSON
11 24 (3.04%) Node.js
12 23 (2.92%) Web Services
13 22 (2.79%) WCF
14 18 (2.28%) Django
15 17 (2.15%) MFC
15 17 (2.15%) REST
16 14 (1.77%) Angular 2
17 13 (1.65%) Ehcache
18 12 (1.52%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 169 (21.42%) Algorithms
2 72 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (6.46%) Data Structures
4 35 (4.44%) Augmented Reality
5 34 (4.31%) 3D Graphics
6 31 (3.93%) User Experience
7 28 (3.55%) 3D Printing
7 28 (3.55%) Mobile App
8 27 (3.42%) Life Science
9 26 (3.30%) Robotics
10 22 (2.79%) Embedded Systems
11 20 (2.53%) Smart Energy
12 19 (2.41%) Internet of Things
13 12 (1.52%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.27%) Management Information System
15 9 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
16 8 (1.01%) Renewable Energy
17 7 (0.89%) Device Driver
18 5 (0.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 227 (28.77%) Linux
2 180 (22.81%) Windows
3 51 (6.46%) Android
4 38 (4.82%) Apple iOS
5 23 (2.92%) Unix
6 19 (2.41%) Embedded Linux
7 11 (1.39%) Mac OS
8 8 (1.01%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.51%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.51%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.13%) CentOS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 506 (64.13%) Software Engineering
2 460 (58.30%) Mathematics
3 285 (36.12%) Physics
4 183 (23.19%) OO
5 180 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
6 147 (18.63%) Machine Learning
7 119 (15.08%) Statistics
8 98 (12.42%) SDLC
9 95 (12.04%) Multithreading
10 89 (11.28%) Artificial Intelligence
11 73 (9.25%) Collaborative Working
12 71 (9.00%) OOP
12 71 (9.00%) Test Automation
13 61 (7.73%) Scrum
14 54 (6.84%) Computer Vision
15 50 (6.34%) OOD
16 46 (5.83%) Web Development
17 45 (5.70%) Unit Testing
18 42 (5.32%) Analytics
19 40 (5.07%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 451 (57.16%) C++
2 367 (46.51%) Python
3 333 (42.21%) Java
4 262 (33.21%) C
5 233 (29.53%) C#
6 145 (18.38%) JavaScript
7 142 (18.00%) SQL
8 109 (13.81%) MATLAB
9 45 (5.70%) Embedded C
10 41 (5.20%) Julia
11 38 (4.82%) Embedded C++
12 29 (3.68%) Objective-C
13 27 (3.42%) Perl
14 25 (3.17%) R
15 24 (3.04%) Ruby
16 23 (2.92%) Fortran
16 23 (2.92%) PHP
17 18 (2.28%) Scala
18 7 (0.89%) Bash Shell
19 4 (0.51%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 558 (70.72%) Degree
2 190 (24.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 95 (12.04%) PhD
4 27 (3.42%) MCP
4 27 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (3.30%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.51%) CCNA
7 4 (0.51%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.25%) CISSP
8 2 (0.25%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.66%) QA
2 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (0.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.13%) MISRA
System Software
1 32 (4.06%) Docker
2 14 (1.77%) Firmware
3 7 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.76%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.13%) iptables
5 1 (0.13%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 12 (1.52%) Ansible
2 7 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.63%) Puppet
4 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.13%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.13%) Nagios
5 1 (0.13%) SCCM
5 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 79 (10.01%) Microsoft
2 23 (2.92%) Cisco
3 19 (2.41%) Symantec
4 16 (2.03%) Dell
4 16 (2.03%) HP
5 13 (1.65%) Oracle
5 13 (1.65%) Terracotta
6 9 (1.14%) Intel
7 8 (1.01%) NVIDIA
7 8 (1.01%) Tableau
8 7 (0.89%) Google
8 7 (0.89%) VMware
9 6 (0.76%) IBM
9 6 (0.76%) Twitter
10 5 (0.63%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.63%) Huawei
10 5 (0.63%) Sony
10 5 (0.63%) TOWER Software
11 4 (0.51%) EMC
11 4 (0.51%) NetApp