Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 277 665 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 12.67% 24.43% 20.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.05% 42.30% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 226 503 377
Cambridge median annual salary £49,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.56% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,875 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.41% -5.56% +12.50%

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 1,152 1,572 1,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 52.67% 57.75% 54.26%
Number of salaries quoted 836 1,204 1,004
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,625 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,139 £46,902 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.76% +4.23% +5.88%

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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 178 (64.26%) Degree
2 152 (54.87%) Mathematics
3 129 (46.57%) Python
4 99 (35.74%) Software Engineering
5 84 (30.32%) Java
6 81 (29.24%) C++
7 78 (28.16%) Physics
8 75 (27.08%) Linux
9 72 (25.99%) Computer Science Degree
10 68 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
11 62 (22.38%) JavaScript
12 59 (21.30%) C
13 57 (20.58%) PhD
14 52 (18.77%) Test Automation
15 49 (17.69%) Machine Learning
15 49 (17.69%) Web Services
16 45 (16.25%) C#
17 42 (15.16%) HTML
18 41 (14.80%) Artificial Intelligence
19 37 (13.36%) SQL
20 35 (12.64%) OO
21 33 (11.91%) DevOps
22 32 (11.55%) Statistics
23 30 (10.83%) CSS
24 29 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
25 27 (9.75%) Docker
26 26 (9.39%) Algorithms
26 26 (9.39%) RESTful
26 26 (9.39%) TDD
27 23 (8.30%) Scrum

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 12 (4.33%) OpenStack
2 8 (2.89%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (1.81%) Apache
5 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.36%) JBoss
5 1 (0.36%) SAS
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.08%) GitHub
4 3 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.72%) npm
5 2 (0.72%) Slack
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.05%) TCP/IP
2 13 (4.69%) Internet
2 13 (4.69%) Wireless
3 7 (2.53%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.44%) SMS
5 2 (0.72%) Firewall
5 2 (0.72%) HTTP
5 2 (0.72%) SMTP
6 1 (0.36%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.50%) Big Data
2 9 (3.25%) MySQL
2 9 (3.25%) NoSQL
3 8 (2.89%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.53%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.17%) Data Mining
5 6 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.36%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.36%) GIS
8 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.36%) Redis
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (5.78%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.05%) Selenium
3 13 (4.69%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.25%) JIRA
5 8 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (2.89%) Vagrant
6 6 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.17%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.81%) Maven
8 3 (1.08%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.08%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.72%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.72%) gulp
10 1 (0.36%) GitLab
10 1 (0.36%) Gradle
10 1 (0.36%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.36%) Hudson
10 1 (0.36%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.36%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (7.58%) Finance
2 16 (5.78%) Electronics
3 11 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.25%) Automotive
5 7 (2.53%) Games
6 4 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.72%) Legal
7 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.72%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) German Language
8 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.36%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.36%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (32.85%) Developer
2 71 (25.63%) Graduate
3 64 (23.10%) Software Engineer
4 34 (12.27%) Test Engineer
5 33 (11.91%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 29 (10.47%) Software Developer
7 28 (10.11%) Graduate Developer
8 22 (7.94%) Java Developer
8 22 (7.94%) Python Developer
9 20 (7.22%) Software Test Engineer
10 16 (5.78%) Senior Test Engineer
11 15 (5.42%) Senior Software Test Engineer
12 14 (5.05%) C Developer
12 14 (5.05%) C++ Developer
12 14 (5.05%) Python Engineer
13 13 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
13 13 (4.69%) Java Engineer
14 12 (4.33%) Consultant
14 12 (4.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 11 (3.97%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (17.69%) Web Services
2 42 (15.16%) HTML
3 30 (10.83%) CSS
4 26 (9.39%) RESTful
5 23 (8.30%) Node.js
6 18 (6.50%) HTML5
7 15 (5.42%) WPF
8 14 (5.05%) Django
8 14 (5.05%) Reactive Extensions
9 13 (4.69%) .NET
9 13 (4.69%) jQuery
10 12 (4.33%) CSS3
10 12 (4.33%) Keras
11 11 (3.97%) TensorFlow
12 10 (3.61%) AngularJS
12 10 (3.61%) Spring
13 9 (3.25%) Caffe
13 9 (3.25%) Hibernate
14 8 (2.89%) React
15 7 (2.53%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.39%) Algorithms
2 22 (7.94%) Life Science
3 20 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.05%) Reinsurance
5 11 (3.97%) User Experience
6 9 (3.25%) Internet of Things
7 8 (2.89%) Cloud Native
7 8 (2.89%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.89%) Device Driver
8 7 (2.53%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (1.81%) Fintech
9 5 (1.81%) Raspberry Pi
10 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.08%) Robotics
11 3 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.72%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 75 (27.08%) Linux
2 15 (5.42%) Windows
3 8 (2.89%) Unix
4 7 (2.53%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (2.17%) Android
6 4 (1.44%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) Debian
8 1 (0.36%) FreeRTOS
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (54.87%) Mathematics
2 99 (35.74%) Software Engineering
3 78 (28.16%) Physics
4 68 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (18.77%) Test Automation
6 49 (17.69%) Machine Learning
7 41 (14.80%) Artificial Intelligence
8 35 (12.64%) OO
9 33 (11.91%) DevOps
10 32 (11.55%) Statistics
11 29 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (9.39%) TDD
13 23 (8.30%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (8.30%) Manual Testing
13 23 (8.30%) Scrum
14 20 (7.22%) Data Science
14 20 (7.22%) Software Testing
15 18 (6.50%) Deep Learning
16 16 (5.78%) Project Management
17 15 (5.42%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 129 (46.57%) Python
2 84 (30.32%) Java
3 81 (29.24%) C++
4 62 (22.38%) JavaScript
5 59 (21.30%) C
6 45 (16.25%) C#
7 37 (13.36%) SQL
8 10 (3.61%) PHP
9 8 (2.89%) Go
10 7 (2.53%) Java 8
10 7 (2.53%) Ruby
11 6 (2.17%) Julia
12 5 (1.81%) Perl
12 5 (1.81%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.44%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.44%) R
14 3 (1.08%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.08%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.72%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 178 (64.26%) Degree
2 72 (25.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 57 (20.58%) PhD
4 6 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.72%) CISA
5 2 (0.72%) CISM
5 2 (0.72%) CISSP
6 1 (0.36%) CEH
6 1 (0.36%) GCIH
6 1 (0.36%) GIAC
6 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.53%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.36%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 27 (9.75%) Docker
2 8 (2.89%) Firmware
2 8 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.08%) KVM
3 3 (1.08%) QEMU
4 1 (0.36%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 21 (7.58%) Ansible
2 14 (5.05%) Kubernetes
3 9 (3.25%) Terraform
4 8 (2.89%) Consul
4 8 (2.89%) Packer
5 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (3.25%) Oracle
1 9 (3.25%) VMware
2 6 (2.17%) WorldPay
3 3 (1.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.72%) Google
4 2 (0.72%) NVIDIA
4 2 (0.72%) QNX
5 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.36%) Talend
5 1 (0.36%) Wind River
5 1 (0.36%) Xamarin