Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 10 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 776 451 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 23.58% 19.85% 15.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 41.06% 38.61% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 558 351 363
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +1.27% -7.06%

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 1,890 1,168 1,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 57.43% 51.41% 47.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,343 960 1,069
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,125 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £43,900 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.90% +3.29% -

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 546 (70.36%) Degree
2 468 (60.31%) Software Engineering
3 432 (55.67%) C++
4 429 (55.28%) Mathematics
5 354 (45.62%) Python
6 283 (36.47%) C
6 283 (36.47%) Java
7 257 (33.12%) Linux
8 221 (28.48%) Physics
9 191 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
10 183 (23.58%) C#
11 181 (23.32%) Computer Science Degree
12 169 (21.78%) Windows
13 157 (20.23%) OO
14 139 (17.91%) SQL
15 137 (17.65%) Algorithms
16 131 (16.88%) JavaScript
17 129 (16.62%) Machine Learning
18 113 (14.56%) Multithreading
19 104 (13.40%) Statistics
20 97 (12.50%) Electronics
21 95 (12.24%) Finance
22 89 (11.47%) SDLC
23 79 (10.18%) .NET
24 75 (9.66%) HTML
25 72 (9.28%) Embedded C
25 72 (9.28%) Data Science
26 71 (9.15%) Git (software)
27 69 (8.89%) Artificial Intelligence
27 69 (8.89%) PhD

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 27 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (1.03%) Apache
2 8 (1.03%) Apache Spark
3 6 (0.77%) IIS
3 6 (0.77%) OpenStack
4 5 (0.64%) Confluence
5 4 (0.52%) Apache Solr
5 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.13%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.13%) SAS
7 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.13%) 3ds Max
1 1 (0.13%) Maya
1 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.13%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 60 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (2.32%) SaaS
5 9 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.77%) GitHub
6 6 (0.77%) IaaS
6 6 (0.77%) PaaS
7 5 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.13%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.13%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.13%) Firebase
8 1 (0.13%) Heroku
8 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.67%) TCP/IP
2 31 (3.99%) Wireless
3 20 (2.58%) Internet
4 10 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (0.90%) Bluetooth
6 5 (0.64%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.39%) Firewall
7 3 (0.39%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.39%) ZigBee
8 2 (0.26%) HTTP
8 2 (0.26%) Modbus
8 2 (0.26%) WLAN
9 1 (0.13%) ICMP
9 1 (0.13%) Intranet
9 1 (0.13%) MQTT
9 1 (0.13%) Skype
9 1 (0.13%) SNMP
9 1 (0.13%) VoIP
9 1 (0.13%) VSAT
9 1 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (5.93%) NoSQL
2 44 (5.67%) Big Data
3 21 (2.71%) SQL Server
4 20 (2.58%) MongoDB
5 19 (2.45%) GIS
5 19 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 16 (2.06%) HBase
7 15 (1.93%) MySQL
8 14 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (1.55%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.16%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.77%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.52%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.26%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.26%) HDInsight
14 1 (0.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.13%) Impala
Development Applications
1 71 (9.15%) Git (software)
2 49 (6.31%) Visual Studio
3 23 (2.96%) JIRA
4 15 (1.93%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.68%) NUnit
6 10 (1.29%) Bitbucket
7 9 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (1.03%) Selenium
9 7 (0.90%) Maven
10 6 (0.77%) CircleCI
11 5 (0.64%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.64%) GitLab
11 5 (0.64%) Protractor
12 4 (0.52%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.52%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.39%) Rhino Mocks
13 3 (0.39%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.26%) Mocha
14 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.26%) WebDriver
General
1 97 (12.50%) Electronics
2 95 (12.24%) Finance
3 13 (1.68%) Automotive
4 10 (1.29%) Games
5 7 (0.90%) Law
6 6 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.52%) Legal
8 3 (0.39%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.26%) Marketing
10 1 (0.13%) Advertising
10 1 (0.13%) French Language
10 1 (0.13%) German Language
10 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.13%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.13%) Publishing
10 1 (0.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 388 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 289 (37.24%) Developer
3 246 (31.70%) C++ Software Engineer
4 145 (18.69%) Software Developer
5 142 (18.30%) Graduate
6 132 (17.01%) C Software Engineer
7 115 (14.82%) Embedded Engineer
8 110 (14.18%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 102 (13.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 101 (13.02%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 98 (12.63%) C++ Developer
12 89 (11.47%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 88 (11.34%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 86 (11.08%) C++ Software Developer
15 81 (10.44%) Embedded C Engineer
16 76 (9.79%) Java Engineer
17 72 (9.28%) Embedded C Software Engineer
17 72 (9.28%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
18 71 (9.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 71 (9.15%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (10.18%) .NET
2 75 (9.66%) HTML
3 63 (8.12%) WPF
4 49 (6.31%) CSS
5 35 (4.51%) WCF
6 33 (4.25%) ASP.NET
6 33 (4.25%) jQuery
7 31 (3.99%) Web Services
8 25 (3.22%) JSON
9 24 (3.09%) Node.js
10 23 (2.96%) AngularJS
10 23 (2.96%) HTML5
11 22 (2.84%) RESTful
12 21 (2.71%) React
13 20 (2.58%) TensorFlow
14 19 (2.45%) Reactive Extensions
15 12 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (1.55%) Django
15 12 (1.55%) OpenGL
16 11 (1.42%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 137 (17.65%) Algorithms
2 45 (5.80%) Life Science
3 41 (5.28%) Data Structures
4 35 (4.51%) 3D Graphics
5 34 (4.38%) Embedded Systems
5 34 (4.38%) Robotics
6 31 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (3.48%) User Experience
8 22 (2.84%) Mobile App
9 21 (2.71%) Augmented Reality
10 16 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.93%) Internet of Things
12 9 (1.16%) Device Driver
13 8 (1.03%) 3D Printing
13 8 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.90%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.90%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.64%) Data Centre
15 5 (0.64%) Reinsurance
16 4 (0.52%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 257 (33.12%) Linux
2 169 (21.78%) Windows
3 49 (6.31%) Android
4 29 (3.74%) Apple iOS
4 29 (3.74%) Embedded Linux
5 23 (2.96%) Unix
6 8 (1.03%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.77%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.52%) FreeRTOS
8 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.52%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
9 1 (0.13%) Robot Operating System
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (60.31%) Software Engineering
2 429 (55.28%) Mathematics
3 221 (28.48%) Physics
4 191 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
5 157 (20.23%) OO
6 129 (16.62%) Machine Learning
7 113 (14.56%) Multithreading
8 104 (13.40%) Statistics
9 89 (11.47%) SDLC
10 72 (9.28%) Data Science
11 69 (8.89%) Artificial Intelligence
12 62 (7.99%) Test Automation
13 60 (7.73%) Scrum
14 57 (7.35%) OOD
15 55 (7.09%) Collaborative Working
16 51 (6.57%) OOP
17 49 (6.31%) Computer Vision
18 44 (5.67%) Web Development
19 43 (5.54%) Unit Testing
20 41 (5.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 432 (55.67%) C++
2 354 (45.62%) Python
3 283 (36.47%) C
3 283 (36.47%) Java
4 183 (23.58%) C#
5 139 (17.91%) SQL
6 131 (16.88%) JavaScript
7 72 (9.28%) Embedded C
8 68 (8.76%) Embedded C++
9 60 (7.73%) MATLAB
10 23 (2.96%) Julia
10 23 (2.96%) Perl
11 18 (2.32%) PHP
12 16 (2.06%) R
12 16 (2.06%) Ruby
13 11 (1.42%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.29%) Fortran
14 10 (1.29%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.29%) Scala
15 5 (0.64%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 546 (70.36%) Degree
2 181 (23.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 69 (8.89%) PhD
4 15 (1.93%) Numerate Degree
5 13 (1.68%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.42%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.52%) CCNA
7 4 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.39%) MCP
8 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.06%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (0.26%) ISO 13485
2 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.26%) SLA
2 2 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 34 (4.38%) Docker
2 27 (3.48%) Firmware
3 8 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.52%) LXC
6 2 (0.26%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.13%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.13%) iptables
7 1 (0.13%) KVM
7 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (1.03%) Ansible
1 8 (1.03%) Puppet
2 7 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.26%) Terraform
5 1 (0.13%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.13%) Consul
5 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.13%) logstash
5 1 (0.13%) Nagios
5 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.13%) SCCM
5 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 63 (8.12%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.25%) Dell
2 33 (4.25%) HP
3 19 (2.45%) Oracle
4 18 (2.32%) Cisco
5 15 (1.93%) Symantec
6 14 (1.80%) Twitter
7 12 (1.55%) Facebook
8 11 (1.42%) Terracotta
9 9 (1.16%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.03%) Intel
11 7 (0.90%) IBM
11 7 (0.90%) NVIDIA
11 7 (0.90%) VMware
11 7 (0.90%) Wind River
12 6 (0.77%) Sony
13 5 (0.64%) Huawei
13 5 (0.64%) QNX
13 5 (0.64%) SaltStack
13 5 (0.64%) TOWER Software