Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 11 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 544 510 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 17.66% 19.98% 16.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 31.23% 37.64% 35.03%
Number of salaries quoted 363 368 369
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

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 1,742 1,355 1,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 56.54% 53.10% 47.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,068 1,033 967
Cambridge median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,625 £68,750 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 341 (62.68%) Degree
2 308 (56.62%) Mathematics
3 289 (53.13%) Software Engineering
4 274 (50.37%) Python
5 259 (47.61%) C++
6 201 (36.95%) Physics
7 190 (34.93%) Linux
8 186 (34.19%) Java
9 178 (32.72%) C
10 116 (21.32%) Computer Science Degree
11 115 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
12 109 (20.04%) Windows
13 99 (18.20%) JavaScript
14 97 (17.83%) C#
14 97 (17.83%) Machine Learning
15 86 (15.81%) Algorithms
16 85 (15.63%) Data Science
17 83 (15.26%) PhD
18 70 (12.87%) Electronics
19 68 (12.50%) OO
19 68 (12.50%) Statistics
20 66 (12.13%) SQL
20 66 (12.13%) Test Automation
21 65 (11.95%) Multithreading
21 65 (11.95%) Artificial Intelligence
22 58 (10.66%) SDLC
23 57 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
23 57 (10.48%) Embedded C
24 56 (10.29%) Embedded C++
25 49 (9.01%) Git (software)

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 15 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.57%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.02%) Apache
4 6 (1.10%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.92%) Confluence
6 4 (0.74%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.18%) CMS
8 1 (0.18%) SAS
8 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.18%) Maya
3 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.18%) Simulink
3 1 (0.18%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.74%) SaaS
7 2 (0.37%) IaaS
7 2 (0.37%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.62%) TCP/IP
2 21 (3.86%) Wireless
3 14 (2.57%) Internet
4 6 (1.10%) Bluetooth
4 6 (1.10%) SMS
5 3 (0.55%) Firewall
6 2 (0.37%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.37%) HTTP
6 2 (0.37%) ICMP
6 2 (0.37%) SMTP
6 2 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.37%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.18%) Modbus
7 1 (0.18%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.41%) NoSQL
2 23 (4.23%) Big Data
3 18 (3.31%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.39%) MongoDB
4 13 (2.39%) SQL Server
5 12 (2.21%) Data Mining
6 9 (1.65%) HBase
7 8 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (1.47%) MySQL
8 4 (0.74%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.74%) Power BI
9 3 (0.55%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.55%) GIS
10 2 (0.37%) HDInsight
10 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.37%) Redis
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (9.01%) Git (software)
2 23 (4.23%) Visual Studio
3 22 (4.04%) JIRA
4 16 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.21%) Selenium
6 10 (1.84%) Cucumber
7 9 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (1.65%) NUnit
8 6 (1.10%) CircleCI
8 6 (1.10%) GitLab
9 5 (0.92%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.92%) Bugzilla
9 5 (0.92%) Protractor
10 4 (0.74%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.74%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.74%) Maven
11 2 (0.37%) Android Studio
11 2 (0.37%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.18%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.18%) Gradle
General
1 70 (12.87%) Electronics
2 48 (8.82%) Finance
3 8 (1.47%) Law
3 8 (1.47%) Legal
4 5 (0.92%) Games
4 5 (0.92%) Manufacturing
4 5 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (0.74%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.37%) Automotive
7 1 (0.18%) Banking
7 1 (0.18%) Marketing
7 1 (0.18%) Publishing
7 1 (0.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 257 (47.24%) Software Engineer
2 172 (31.62%) Developer
3 168 (30.88%) C++ Software Engineer
4 147 (27.02%) Graduate
5 101 (18.57%) C Software Engineer
6 92 (16.91%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 91 (16.73%) Software Developer
8 82 (15.07%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 79 (14.52%) Embedded Engineer
10 75 (13.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 73 (13.42%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 73 (13.42%) Graduate Developer
12 72 (13.24%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 61 (11.21%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
14 60 (11.03%) Embedded C Engineer
15 59 (10.85%) Graduate Software Developer
16 56 (10.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
16 56 (10.29%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
17 55 (10.11%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
17 55 (10.11%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (8.27%) HTML
2 40 (7.35%) .NET
3 36 (6.62%) WPF
4 32 (5.88%) Web Services
5 28 (5.15%) CSS
6 27 (4.96%) jQuery
7 19 (3.49%) ASP.NET
8 18 (3.31%) Node.js
8 18 (3.31%) WCF
9 16 (2.94%) RESTful
9 16 (2.94%) TensorFlow
10 15 (2.76%) Reactive Extensions
11 14 (2.57%) JSON
12 12 (2.21%) HTML5
12 12 (2.21%) XML
13 10 (1.84%) WinForms
14 8 (1.47%) OpenGL
14 8 (1.47%) Spring
15 7 (1.29%) AngularJS
15 7 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 86 (15.81%) Algorithms
2 34 (6.25%) Life Science
3 23 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.04%) User Experience
5 21 (3.86%) Augmented Reality
5 21 (3.86%) Embedded Systems
6 19 (3.49%) Data Structures
7 16 (2.94%) Robotics
8 13 (2.39%) Internet of Things
8 13 (2.39%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
9 8 (1.47%) Fintech
10 5 (0.92%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.74%) CUDA
11 4 (0.74%) Device Driver
11 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.74%) LIMS
11 4 (0.74%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 190 (34.93%) Linux
2 109 (20.04%) Windows
3 29 (5.33%) Android
4 21 (3.86%) Unix
5 17 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.76%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (1.10%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.37%) FreeRTOS
8 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Robot Operating System
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (56.62%) Mathematics
2 289 (53.13%) Software Engineering
3 201 (36.95%) Physics
4 115 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (17.83%) Machine Learning
6 85 (15.63%) Data Science
7 68 (12.50%) OO
7 68 (12.50%) Statistics
8 66 (12.13%) Test Automation
9 65 (11.95%) Artificial Intelligence
9 65 (11.95%) Multithreading
10 58 (10.66%) SDLC
11 57 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (6.43%) Computer Vision
12 35 (6.43%) Scrum
13 34 (6.25%) Unit Testing
14 30 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (4.96%) Linux Kernel Development
16 26 (4.78%) Project Management
17 24 (4.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 274 (50.37%) Python
2 259 (47.61%) C++
3 186 (34.19%) Java
4 178 (32.72%) C
5 99 (18.20%) JavaScript
6 97 (17.83%) C#
7 66 (12.13%) SQL
8 57 (10.48%) Embedded C
9 56 (10.29%) Embedded C++
10 35 (6.43%) MATLAB
11 19 (3.49%) PHP
12 11 (2.02%) Perl
12 11 (2.02%) R
13 9 (1.65%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.47%) Ruby
15 7 (1.29%) Julia
15 7 (1.29%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.92%) VB
17 2 (0.37%) Assembly Language
17 2 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 341 (62.68%) Degree
2 116 (21.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 83 (15.26%) PhD
4 20 (3.68%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.57%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (2.02%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.94%) QA
2 5 (0.92%) GCP
3 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.37%) WAI
System Software
1 31 (5.70%) Docker
2 21 (3.86%) Firmware
3 7 (1.29%) KVM
4 5 (0.92%) LXC
4 5 (0.92%) QEMU
5 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.37%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.37%) Xen
6 1 (0.18%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (0.92%) Ansible
1 5 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (0.92%) Puppet
2 3 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.37%) Terraform
4 1 (0.18%) Consul
4 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.18%) logstash
4 1 (0.18%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 27 (4.96%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.78%) Dell
2 26 (4.78%) HP
3 16 (2.94%) Oracle
3 16 (2.94%) WorldPay
4 8 (1.47%) Facebook
4 8 (1.47%) Twitter
5 5 (0.92%) SaltStack
6 4 (0.74%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.74%) Tableau
7 3 (0.55%) Capita
7 3 (0.55%) Cisco
7 3 (0.55%) Symantec
7 3 (0.55%) Terracotta
7 3 (0.55%) Wind River
8 2 (0.37%) Citrix
8 2 (0.37%) Ivanti
8 2 (0.37%) QNX
8 2 (0.37%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.37%) Xamarin