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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 7 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 263 244 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 19.45% 20.94% 17.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 36.78% 41.01% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 184 217 215
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £27,500 £28,871
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 715 595 650
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 52.88% 51.07% 44.74%
Number of salaries quoted 544 496 539
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 321 (62.82%) Degree
2 309 (60.47%) Mathematics
3 308 (60.27%) Software Engineering
4 300 (58.71%) Python
5 269 (52.64%) C++
6 254 (49.71%) Java
7 226 (44.23%) Physics
8 149 (29.16%) C
9 146 (28.57%) C#
10 129 (25.24%) Algorithms
11 121 (23.68%) Computer Science Degree
12 114 (22.31%) MATLAB
13 112 (21.92%) JavaScript
14 103 (20.16%) Linux
15 92 (18.00%) PhD
16 89 (17.42%) Machine Learning
17 81 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
18 76 (14.87%) .NET
19 74 (14.48%) HTML
20 72 (14.09%) Windows
20 72 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
21 71 (13.89%) OO
22 70 (13.70%) Perl
23 62 (12.13%) Statistics
24 61 (11.94%) SQL
25 57 (11.15%) CSS
26 54 (10.57%) NoSQL
27 52 (10.18%) HTML5
28 47 (9.20%) Wireless
28 47 (9.20%) Big Data

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 23 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (2.94%) nginx
3 14 (2.74%) OpenStack
4 11 (2.15%) Apache
4 11 (2.15%) IIS
5 10 (1.96%) ColdFusion
6 9 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (1.57%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.57%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.78%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.78%) JBoss
8 4 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.39%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.39%) Confluence
10 1 (0.20%) DNN
10 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.39%) Simulink
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Magento
1 3 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 72 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (1.37%) SaaS
6 3 (0.59%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (9.20%) Wireless
2 42 (8.22%) Bluetooth
3 41 (8.02%) Internet
4 39 (7.63%) Wi-Fi
5 22 (4.31%) Firewall
6 18 (3.52%) DVB
6 18 (3.52%) LTE
7 14 (2.74%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.57%) HTTP
9 5 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (0.98%) OFDM
9 5 (0.98%) SAN
9 5 (0.98%) Software-Defined Networking
10 4 (0.78%) DNS
10 4 (0.78%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.78%) LDAP
11 3 (0.59%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.59%) IPv6
12 2 (0.39%) SMS
12 2 (0.39%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.57%) NoSQL
2 47 (9.20%) Big Data
3 33 (6.46%) SQL Server
4 28 (5.48%) MongoDB
4 28 (5.48%) MySQL
5 27 (5.28%) Relational Database
6 21 (4.11%) HBase
7 13 (2.54%) Geospatial Data
8 12 (2.35%) GIS
9 10 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (1.76%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.78%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.59%) Redis
14 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.39%) MS Access
15 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 37 (7.24%) Git (software)
2 36 (7.05%) Visual Studio
3 20 (3.91%) NUnit
4 16 (3.13%) TeamCity
5 14 (2.74%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.74%) Maven
6 13 (2.54%) Gradle
7 11 (2.15%) Rhino Mocks
8 10 (1.96%) Vagrant
9 6 (1.17%) JIRA
9 6 (1.17%) Selenium
10 4 (0.78%) JUnit
11 3 (0.59%) Bower
11 3 (0.59%) Grunt
11 3 (0.59%) MSI
11 3 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.59%) WiX
12 2 (0.39%) AppVeyor
12 2 (0.39%) Clang
12 2 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 38 (7.44%) Telecoms
2 35 (6.85%) Finance
3 33 (6.46%) Electronics
4 17 (3.33%) Aerospace
5 12 (2.35%) Law
6 11 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.57%) French Language
8 5 (0.98%) Automotive
8 5 (0.98%) Banking
8 5 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.98%) Marketing
9 4 (0.78%) Retail
10 3 (0.59%) Games
10 3 (0.59%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 207 (40.51%) Software Engineer
2 174 (34.05%) Developer
3 134 (26.22%) Graduate
4 93 (18.20%) C++ Software Engineer
5 68 (13.31%) Software Developer
6 60 (11.74%) Java Engineer
7 55 (10.76%) Java Developer
8 53 (10.37%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 52 (10.18%) Embedded Engineer
9 52 (10.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 52 (10.18%) Java Software Engineer
10 47 (9.20%) C++ Developer
11 46 (9.00%) C Software Engineer
12 44 (8.61%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 42 (8.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 41 (8.02%) Consultant
15 37 (7.24%) Graduate Developer
16 35 (6.85%) C++ Software Developer
17 34 (6.65%) C# Developer
18 30 (5.87%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (14.87%) .NET
2 74 (14.48%) HTML
3 57 (11.15%) CSS
4 52 (10.18%) HTML5
5 41 (8.02%) ASP.NET
6 37 (7.24%) AngularJS
7 34 (6.65%) jQuery
8 33 (6.46%) RESTful
8 33 (6.46%) Web Services
9 30 (5.87%) JSON
10 24 (4.70%) Node.js
11 20 (3.91%) Angular 2
12 18 (3.52%) CSS3
13 17 (3.33%) Natural Language Processing
13 17 (3.33%) OpenGL
13 17 (3.33%) Spring
14 16 (3.13%) Apache Axis
15 15 (2.94%) Backbone.js
15 15 (2.94%) MFC
16 13 (2.54%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 129 (25.24%) Algorithms
2 42 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (6.85%) Data Structures
3 35 (6.85%) Internet of Things
4 26 (5.09%) Augmented Reality
4 26 (5.09%) Mobile App
5 24 (4.70%) Life Science
6 18 (3.52%) Embedded Systems
7 17 (3.33%) Smartphone
8 16 (3.13%) 3D Printing
9 12 (2.35%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.15%) ASIC
10 11 (2.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 10 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.96%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.37%) Verilog
13 6 (1.17%) SystemC
14 4 (0.78%) Smart Energy
14 4 (0.78%) User Experience
15 3 (0.59%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 103 (20.16%) Linux
2 72 (14.09%) Windows
3 42 (8.22%) Android
4 39 (7.63%) Apple iOS
5 22 (4.31%) Unix
6 16 (3.13%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (60.47%) Mathematics
2 308 (60.27%) Software Engineering
3 226 (44.23%) Physics
4 89 (17.42%) Machine Learning
5 81 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (13.89%) OO
7 62 (12.13%) Statistics
8 42 (8.22%) Web Development
9 40 (7.83%) Test Automation
10 39 (7.63%) Signal Processing
11 37 (7.24%) CAD
12 36 (7.05%) SDLC
13 35 (6.85%) OOP
14 33 (6.46%) Artificial Intelligence
14 33 (6.46%) Bayesian Methods
15 32 (6.26%) Unit Testing
16 25 (4.89%) Embedded Software Development
16 25 (4.89%) Regression Testing
17 24 (4.70%) Digital Signal Processing
18 23 (4.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 300 (58.71%) Python
2 269 (52.64%) C++
3 254 (49.71%) Java
4 149 (29.16%) C
5 146 (28.57%) C#
6 114 (22.31%) MATLAB
7 112 (21.92%) JavaScript
8 70 (13.70%) Perl
9 61 (11.94%) SQL
10 34 (6.65%) Embedded C
11 28 (5.48%) Ruby
12 23 (4.50%) Embedded C++
13 21 (4.11%) Julia
14 19 (3.72%) Bash Shell
14 19 (3.72%) R
15 12 (2.35%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.76%) Objective-C
17 7 (1.37%) Scala
18 4 (0.78%) Assembly Language
19 3 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 321 (62.82%) Degree
2 121 (23.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 92 (18.00%) PhD
4 44 (8.61%) Numerate Degree
5 23 (4.50%) Security Cleared
6 20 (3.91%) MCP
6 20 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.17%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.98%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) CCNP
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.20%) HND
10 1 (0.20%) ISEB
10 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.46%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 46 (9.00%) Docker
2 17 (3.33%) Firmware
3 15 (2.94%) KVM
3 15 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.98%) LXC
5 4 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.20%) Xen
6 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (2.74%) Puppet
2 13 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (2.15%) Packer
5 7 (1.37%) Ansible
6 6 (1.17%) Nagios
7 3 (0.59%) Terraform
8 1 (0.20%) Consul
8 1 (0.20%) Grafana
8 1 (0.20%) Graphite
8 1 (0.20%) Kibana
8 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.20%) logstash
Vendors
1 46 (9.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.72%) VMware
3 18 (3.52%) Oracle
4 10 (1.96%) Brocade
5 7 (1.37%) Google
6 5 (0.98%) CA
6 5 (0.98%) Facebook
6 5 (0.98%) Riverbed
6 5 (0.98%) Twitter
6 5 (0.98%) Vyatta
6 5 (0.98%) webMethods
7 4 (0.78%) Serena
8 3 (0.59%) SAP
8 3 (0.59%) Sun
9 2 (0.39%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco
10 1 (0.20%) Citrix
10 1 (0.20%) Lattice Semiconductor
10 1 (0.20%) QNX
10 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Excellent Starting Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48-58k + 30 Days holiday + Medical Ins + Dental Ins + Pension +More!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits plus superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k (DoE) + top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum £25k-£35k dep. experience+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: Negotiable c£80,000 DoE + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum family healthcare, pension, life ins
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k (DoE) + top benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago