Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 9 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 276 759 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 13.29% 24.39% 20.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.21% 25.67% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 242 556 358
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% -

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,942 2,957 2,029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.50% 95.02% 92.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,440 2,173 1,715
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £49,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.55% +9.44% +3.15%

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 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 209 (75.72%) Degree
2 115 (41.67%) Python
3 110 (39.86%) Mathematics
3 110 (39.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 101 (36.59%) Java
5 97 (35.14%) Software Engineering
6 95 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (27.54%) Linux
8 75 (27.17%) JavaScript
9 66 (23.91%) C++
10 63 (22.83%) SQL
11 55 (19.93%) Machine Learning
12 54 (19.57%) Test Automation
13 53 (19.20%) HTML
14 48 (17.39%) C#
15 46 (16.67%) Web Services
16 45 (16.30%) Artificial Intelligence
17 43 (15.58%) C
18 39 (14.13%) Problem-Solving
19 38 (13.77%) Physics
20 37 (13.41%) CSS
20 37 (13.41%) Docker
21 36 (13.04%) DevOps
21 36 (13.04%) RESTful
22 35 (12.68%) Scrum
22 35 (12.68%) TDD
23 34 (12.32%) OO
24 33 (11.96%) Finance
24 33 (11.96%) Statistics
24 33 (11.96%) Algorithms

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 13 (4.71%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (1.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.09%) JBoss
4 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.72%) Jetty
6 1 (0.36%) Apache
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.36%) Drupal
6 1 (0.36%) SAS
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.72%) EPLAN
1 2 (0.72%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.36%) Simulink
2 1 (0.36%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.36%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.45%) GitHub
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.72%) npm
4 2 (0.72%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.72%) SaaS
4 2 (0.72%) Slack
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.26%) Internet
2 7 (2.54%) HTTP
3 2 (0.72%) Wireless
4 1 (0.36%) DHCP
4 1 (0.36%) DNS
4 1 (0.36%) SNMP
4 1 (0.36%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.62%) MySQL
1 10 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (3.26%) MongoDB
3 8 (2.90%) Big Data
4 7 (2.54%) Data Mining
4 7 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.81%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.09%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.09%) QlikView
6 3 (1.09%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.72%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.72%) Power BI
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.36%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.36%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (9.06%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.16%) Selenium
3 16 (5.80%) JIRA
4 13 (4.71%) Mercurial
5 9 (3.26%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.26%) Vagrant
5 9 (3.26%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.17%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.81%) Maven
7 5 (1.81%) Subversion
8 3 (1.09%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.09%) GCC
8 3 (1.09%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.72%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.72%) Gradle
9 2 (0.72%) gulp
10 1 (0.36%) GitLab
10 1 (0.36%) QUnit
10 1 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 33 (11.96%) Finance
2 10 (3.62%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (2.90%) Automotive
3 8 (2.90%) Electronics
3 8 (2.90%) Games
3 8 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.36%) Banking
6 1 (0.36%) French Language
6 1 (0.36%) German Language
6 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.36%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.36%) Law
6 1 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 127 (46.01%) Developer
2 53 (19.20%) Software Engineer
3 41 (14.86%) Graduate
4 36 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 33 (11.96%) Software Developer
6 29 (10.51%) Python Developer
7 28 (10.14%) Test Engineer
8 23 (8.33%) Senior Developer
9 22 (7.97%) Graduate Developer
10 21 (7.61%) Software Test Engineer
11 19 (6.88%) Python Engineer
12 18 (6.52%) Senior Test Engineer
13 17 (6.16%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 17 (6.16%) Senior Software Test Engineer
14 16 (5.80%) C++ Developer
15 15 (5.43%) Java Engineer
16 14 (5.07%) C# Developer
17 12 (4.35%) Data Scientist
17 12 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
17 12 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (19.20%) HTML
2 46 (16.67%) Web Services
3 37 (13.41%) CSS
4 36 (13.04%) RESTful
5 30 (10.87%) Node.js
6 27 (9.78%) WPF
7 24 (8.70%) HTML5
7 24 (8.70%) React
8 22 (7.97%) AngularJS
9 21 (7.61%) Spring
10 19 (6.88%) .NET
10 19 (6.88%) CSS3
11 17 (6.16%) Reactive Extensions
12 16 (5.80%) Django
13 15 (5.43%) Hibernate
13 15 (5.43%) REST
14 12 (4.35%) jQuery
15 11 (3.99%) WCF
16 10 (3.62%) Natural Language Processing
17 9 (3.26%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.96%) Algorithms
2 22 (7.97%) Life Science
3 16 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.07%) Reinsurance
4 14 (5.07%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (4.35%) User Experience
6 8 (2.90%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.90%) Cloud Native
6 8 (2.90%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.90%) Internet of Things
7 7 (2.54%) Animation
7 7 (2.54%) Photography
8 6 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
8 6 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.81%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (1.81%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.81%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.81%) Raspberry Pi
10 4 (1.45%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 76 (27.54%) Linux
2 20 (7.25%) Windows
3 14 (5.07%) Unix
4 8 (2.90%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (2.17%) Android
6 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.36%) CentOS
7 1 (0.36%) Debian
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (39.86%) Mathematics
2 97 (35.14%) Software Engineering
3 95 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (19.93%) Machine Learning
5 54 (19.57%) Test Automation
6 45 (16.30%) Artificial Intelligence
7 39 (14.13%) Problem-Solving
8 38 (13.77%) Physics
9 36 (13.04%) DevOps
10 35 (12.68%) Scrum
10 35 (12.68%) TDD
11 34 (12.32%) OO
12 33 (11.96%) Statistics
13 27 (9.78%) Web Development
14 24 (8.70%) Bioinformatics
14 24 (8.70%) Multithreading
15 23 (8.33%) Manual Testing
16 21 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (7.61%) Informatics
16 21 (7.61%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (41.67%) Python
2 101 (36.59%) Java
3 75 (27.17%) JavaScript
4 66 (23.91%) C++
5 63 (22.83%) SQL
6 48 (17.39%) C#
7 43 (15.58%) C
8 10 (3.62%) Java 8
9 9 (3.26%) PHP
10 8 (2.90%) Go
10 8 (2.90%) Julia
11 5 (1.81%) ES7
11 5 (1.81%) ES8
11 5 (1.81%) Perl
11 5 (1.81%) Ruby
11 5 (1.81%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.45%) R
13 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.09%) ES6
13 3 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 209 (75.72%) Degree
2 110 (39.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (6.88%) PhD
4 3 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.72%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.36%) CCNA
6 1 (0.36%) CCNP
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.26%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) WAI
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 37 (13.41%) Docker
2 8 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.81%) Firmware
4 3 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.36%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 25 (9.06%) Ansible
2 19 (6.88%) Kubernetes
3 10 (3.62%) Terraform
4 8 (2.90%) Consul
4 8 (2.90%) Packer
5 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (5.43%) Oracle
2 8 (2.90%) VMware
3 5 (1.81%) WorldPay
4 3 (1.09%) Sencha
4 3 (1.09%) Tableau
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.72%) NVIDIA
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco
6 1 (0.36%) Google
6 1 (0.36%) QNX
6 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.36%) Talend