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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 10 12 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 245 246 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 20.38% 16.59% 17.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 40.36% 36.94% 39.16%
Number of salaries quoted 162 197 221
Median salary £42,500 £39,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% -7.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £29,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 607 666 664
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 50.50% 44.91% 45.95%
Number of salaries quoted 443 484 518
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Cambridge

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 326 (68.20%) Degree
2 253 (52.93%) Java
3 238 (49.79%) Software Engineering
4 225 (47.07%) C++
5 214 (44.77%) Python
6 212 (44.35%) Mathematics
7 150 (31.38%) Physics
8 140 (29.29%) C
9 129 (26.99%) C#
9 129 (26.99%) Linux
10 101 (21.13%) Algorithms
11 97 (20.29%) JavaScript
12 89 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
13 87 (18.20%) .NET
14 78 (16.32%) Perl
14 78 (16.32%) Windows
15 74 (15.48%) PhD
16 69 (14.44%) SQL
17 68 (14.23%) HTML
18 64 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
19 61 (12.76%) NoSQL
20 58 (12.13%) OO
21 57 (11.92%) MATLAB
22 55 (11.51%) CSS
23 52 (10.88%) Web Services
24 50 (10.46%) ASP.NET
24 50 (10.46%) Machine Learning
25 46 (9.62%) Big Data
26 45 (9.41%) Git (software)
27 42 (8.79%) Telecoms

Computer Science
Top Related 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 22 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (3.35%) OpenStack
3 11 (2.30%) Apache
3 11 (2.30%) IIS
3 11 (2.30%) nginx
4 10 (2.09%) ColdFusion
4 10 (2.09%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.84%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.84%) ArcGIS
6 4 (0.84%) JBoss
7 3 (0.63%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.63%) Confluence
8 2 (0.42%) SAS
9 1 (0.21%) Luigi
Applications
1 25 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.42%) MS Office
2 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.42%) SPSS
3 1 (0.21%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.42%) Endur
3 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 64 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (2.09%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (1.05%) GitHub
5 3 (0.63%) SaaS
6 2 (0.42%) Google Play
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.79%) Internet
2 39 (8.16%) Wireless
3 32 (6.69%) Bluetooth
4 26 (5.44%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (2.93%) DVB
5 14 (2.93%) Ethernet
5 14 (2.93%) LTE
6 13 (2.72%) HTTP
6 13 (2.72%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.88%) Firewall
8 5 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (1.05%) SAN
8 5 (1.05%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (0.84%) LDAP
10 3 (0.63%) DNS
11 2 (0.42%) BGP
11 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.42%) IPv6
11 2 (0.42%) MPLS
11 2 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (12.76%) NoSQL
2 46 (9.62%) Big Data
3 38 (7.95%) MySQL
4 25 (5.23%) MongoDB
5 23 (4.81%) Relational Database
6 20 (4.18%) SQL Server
7 18 (3.77%) HBase
8 10 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.26%) Geospatial Data
9 6 (1.26%) GIS
9 6 (1.26%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.05%) MS Access
10 5 (1.05%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.42%) Redis
14 1 (0.21%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 45 (9.41%) Git (software)
2 29 (6.07%) Visual Studio
3 26 (5.44%) Maven
4 23 (4.81%) Gradle
5 14 (2.93%) TeamCity
6 12 (2.51%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.51%) Subversion
7 10 (2.09%) Vagrant
8 7 (1.46%) JIRA
8 7 (1.46%) NUnit
8 7 (1.46%) Selenium
8 7 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.26%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (1.05%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.05%) HP UFT
10 5 (1.05%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.63%) Bower
11 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.63%) Grunt
12 2 (0.42%) Android Studio
General
1 42 (8.79%) Telecoms
2 33 (6.90%) Finance
3 24 (5.02%) Automotive
4 21 (4.39%) Electronics
5 18 (3.77%) Aerospace
6 17 (3.56%) French Language
6 17 (3.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (2.93%) Banking
8 11 (2.30%) Italian Language
9 10 (2.09%) Law
10 9 (1.88%) German Language
11 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.26%) Marketing
12 5 (1.05%) Japanese Language
13 4 (0.84%) Games
13 4 (0.84%) Retail
14 3 (0.63%) Publishing
15 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 199 (41.63%) Developer
2 191 (39.96%) Software Engineer
3 122 (25.52%) Graduate
4 85 (17.78%) Software Developer
5 80 (16.74%) Java Engineer
6 75 (15.69%) Java Developer
7 68 (14.23%) Java Software Engineer
8 62 (12.97%) Graduate Developer
9 61 (12.76%) C++ Software Engineer
10 43 (9.00%) C++ Developer
11 41 (8.58%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 37 (7.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 34 (7.11%) Embedded Engineer
14 33 (6.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 30 (6.28%) Graduate Software Developer
16 28 (5.86%) Graduate Java Developer
17 27 (5.65%) Graduate Java Engineer
17 27 (5.65%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
18 26 (5.44%) Development Engineer
18 26 (5.44%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (18.20%) .NET
2 68 (14.23%) HTML
3 55 (11.51%) CSS
4 52 (10.88%) Web Services
5 50 (10.46%) ASP.NET
6 39 (8.16%) RESTful
7 33 (6.90%) Spring
8 30 (6.28%) HTML5
9 28 (5.86%) jQuery
10 19 (3.97%) JSON
11 16 (3.35%) Node.js
11 16 (3.35%) XML
12 15 (3.14%) OpenGL
13 11 (2.30%) AngularJS
13 11 (2.30%) CSS3
14 10 (2.09%) Catalyst
14 10 (2.09%) J2EE
14 10 (2.09%) POSIX
15 9 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (1.88%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 101 (21.13%) Algorithms
2 30 (6.28%) Internet of Things
3 26 (5.44%) Data Structures
4 23 (4.81%) Life Science
5 20 (4.18%) User Experience
6 18 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
7 14 (2.93%) Augmented Reality
8 13 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (2.30%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.30%) Smartphone
10 10 (2.09%) Private Cloud
11 9 (1.88%) ASIC
11 9 (1.88%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.46%) Verilog
13 6 (1.26%) Device Driver
13 6 (1.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 6 (1.26%) SystemC
14 5 (1.05%) LIMS
15 4 (0.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 129 (26.99%) Linux
2 78 (16.32%) Windows
3 31 (6.49%) Android
3 31 (6.49%) Unix
4 15 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.72%) Windows Server
6 12 (2.51%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 10 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (49.79%) Software Engineering
2 212 (44.35%) Mathematics
3 150 (31.38%) Physics
4 89 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (12.13%) OO
6 50 (10.46%) Machine Learning
7 41 (8.58%) OOP
8 37 (7.74%) Multithreading
9 33 (6.90%) Web Development
10 32 (6.69%) Bioinformatics
10 32 (6.69%) Visualisation
11 28 (5.86%) SDLC
12 24 (5.02%) Embedded Software Development
12 24 (5.02%) Unit Testing
13 21 (4.39%) Data Visualisation
14 20 (4.18%) CAD
14 20 (4.18%) Open Source
15 19 (3.97%) MVC
16 18 (3.77%) Configuration Management
16 18 (3.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 253 (52.93%) Java
2 225 (47.07%) C++
3 214 (44.77%) Python
4 140 (29.29%) C
5 129 (26.99%) C#
6 97 (20.29%) JavaScript
7 78 (16.32%) Perl
8 69 (14.44%) SQL
9 57 (11.92%) MATLAB
10 32 (6.69%) Bash Shell
11 21 (4.39%) Ruby
12 18 (3.77%) Embedded C
13 12 (2.51%) PowerShell
14 11 (2.30%) Embedded C++
15 9 (1.88%) PHP
16 3 (0.63%) Assembly Language
16 3 (0.63%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.63%) Scala
17 2 (0.42%) R
17 2 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 326 (68.20%) Degree
2 74 (15.48%) PhD
3 9 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.05%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.21%) CISA
6 1 (0.21%) CISM
6 1 (0.21%) CISSP
6 1 (0.21%) HND
6 1 (0.21%) MCP
6 1 (0.21%) MCSE
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.95%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) WAI
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (5.86%) Docker
2 15 (3.14%) Firmware
2 15 (3.14%) KVM
2 15 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.05%) LXC
4 2 (0.42%) Shibboleth
4 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (3.97%) Nagios
2 14 (2.93%) Puppet
3 13 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.30%) Packer
5 6 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.63%) Ansible
6 3 (0.63%) Terraform
7 1 (0.21%) Consul
7 1 (0.21%) Grafana
7 1 (0.21%) Graphite
7 1 (0.21%) Kibana
7 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.21%) logstash
Vendors
1 27 (5.65%) Oracle
2 26 (5.44%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.18%) VMware
4 13 (2.72%) Sun
5 10 (2.09%) Brocade
5 10 (2.09%) QNX
6 5 (1.05%) CA
6 5 (1.05%) IBM
6 5 (1.05%) Intel
6 5 (1.05%) Riverbed
6 5 (1.05%) SAP
6 5 (1.05%) Serena
6 5 (1.05%) Vyatta
6 5 (1.05%) webMethods
7 4 (0.84%) Google
7 4 (0.84%) Virgin Media
8 3 (0.63%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.42%) Facebook
9 2 (0.42%) Minitab
9 2 (0.42%) Twitter
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: to £45,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + options
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k+ DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k dep. on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
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Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: DoE - £28k to £40k
Posted: 4 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £35,000 to £65,000 + benefits
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Salary: Excellent Package
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Comprehensive Package
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Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £36,000 to £55,000 per annum health + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
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Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Empiric.com
Posted: 5 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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