Period
to 19 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 18 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 250 341 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.79% 10.73% 20.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.51% 11.61% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 143 282 621
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,100 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,998 2,936 3,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 94.20% 92.36% 93.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,279 2,113 2,980
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 213 £50,000 - 117
Peterborough +1 8 £58,250 +45.63% 1
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 203 (81.20%) Degree
2 131 (52.40%) Python
3 127 (50.80%) Software Engineering
4 93 (37.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 89 (35.60%) C++
5 89 (35.60%) Linux
6 84 (33.60%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (31.60%) Java
8 73 (29.20%) C
9 67 (26.80%) JavaScript
10 59 (23.60%) Problem-Solving
11 56 (22.40%) Windows
12 50 (20.00%) Test Automation
13 49 (19.60%) C#
14 46 (18.40%) SQL
14 46 (18.40%) Mathematics
15 45 (18.00%) JIRA
16 41 (16.40%) Self-Motivation
17 39 (15.60%) OO
18 36 (14.40%) Physics
19 34 (13.60%) Smartphone
20 33 (13.20%) User Experience
21 30 (12.00%) Machine Learning
22 29 (11.60%) Docker
23 28 (11.20%) AWS
23 28 (11.20%) Selenium
23 28 (11.20%) Automotive
24 27 (10.80%) RESTful
24 27 (10.80%) Git (software)
25 26 (10.40%) Analytics

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 7 (2.80%) Apache Solr
2 6 (2.40%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.20%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.40%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.40%) Odoo
2 1 (0.40%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.20%) AWS
2 12 (4.80%) Siri
3 6 (2.40%) Azure
4 5 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.20%) GCP
5 3 (1.20%) GitHub
6 2 (0.80%) Dialogflow
6 2 (0.80%) Office 365
6 2 (0.80%) SaaS
7 1 (0.40%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) PaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.80%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.20%) SNMP
3 7 (2.80%) BGP
3 7 (2.80%) DWDM
3 7 (2.80%) Ethernet
3 7 (2.80%) VPN
4 3 (1.20%) LAN
4 3 (1.20%) WAN
5 2 (0.80%) Firewall
5 2 (0.80%) Internet
5 2 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.80%) Skype
5 2 (0.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.20%) MySQL
1 18 (7.20%) Relational Database
2 14 (5.60%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (3.20%) ObjectStore
4 6 (2.40%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.20%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.80%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon Athena
8 1 (0.40%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.40%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 45 (18.00%) JIRA
2 28 (11.20%) Selenium
3 27 (10.80%) Git (software)
4 21 (8.40%) Cucumber
5 18 (7.20%) Visual Studio
6 17 (6.80%) Gradle
6 17 (6.80%) JUnit
7 14 (5.60%) Jenkins
7 14 (5.60%) JMeter
7 14 (5.60%) TestNG
8 9 (3.60%) NUnit
9 7 (2.80%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.00%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.20%) Android Studio
11 3 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.20%) Clang
12 2 (0.80%) CMake
12 2 (0.80%) Maven
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (11.20%) Automotive
2 24 (9.60%) Electronics
3 20 (8.00%) Games
4 17 (6.80%) Manufacturing
4 17 (6.80%) Military
5 15 (6.00%) Finance
6 12 (4.80%) Retail
7 8 (3.20%) Marketing
8 6 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (2.00%) Law
10 4 (1.60%) Legal
11 2 (0.80%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.80%) Publishing
12 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 72 (28.80%) Software Engineer
2 65 (26.00%) Developer
3 18 (7.20%) Data Scientist
4 17 (6.80%) C++ Software Engineer
4 17 (6.80%) Test Engineer
5 16 (6.40%) Java Engineer
5 16 (6.40%) Senior Software Engineer
6 15 (6.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 15 (6.00%) Software Developer
7 14 (5.60%) Graduate
8 13 (5.20%) JavaScript Engineer
8 13 (5.20%) PHP Software Engineer
9 11 (4.40%) C# Developer
10 10 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
11 9 (3.60%) Embedded Engineer
11 9 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
12 8 (3.20%) Information Architect
12 8 (3.20%) Information Scientist
12 8 (3.20%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.80%) RESTful
2 20 (8.00%) .NET
3 19 (7.60%) React
4 18 (7.20%) AngularJS
4 18 (7.20%) Web Services
5 17 (6.80%) CSS
6 16 (6.40%) HTML
6 16 (6.40%) JSON
7 15 (6.00%) Kafka
7 15 (6.00%) OpenGL
7 15 (6.00%) WPF
8 14 (5.60%) HTML5
8 14 (5.60%) Java EE
8 14 (5.60%) jOOQ
9 13 (5.20%) LAMP
10 12 (4.80%) Node.js
10 12 (4.80%) Vue.js
11 11 (4.40%) WCF
12 10 (4.00%) CSS3
12 10 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.40%) Self-Motivation
2 34 (13.60%) Smartphone
3 33 (13.20%) User Experience
4 25 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (7.60%) Renewable Energy
6 15 (6.00%) Life Science
7 13 (5.20%) Management Information System
8 12 (4.80%) Animation
8 12 (4.80%) Photography
9 11 (4.40%) Client/Server
10 9 (3.60%) Mobile Computing
10 9 (3.60%) Virtual Team
11 8 (3.20%) Device Driver
11 8 (3.20%) SIMD
12 7 (2.80%) Algorithms
12 7 (2.80%) Digital Media
13 6 (2.40%) Blog
13 6 (2.40%) iPad
13 6 (2.40%) iPhone
13 6 (2.40%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 89 (35.60%) Linux
2 56 (22.40%) Windows
3 17 (6.80%) Unix
4 11 (4.40%) Android
5 5 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (2.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.40%) CentOS
6 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (50.80%) Software Engineering
2 84 (33.60%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (23.60%) Problem-Solving
4 50 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 46 (18.40%) Mathematics
6 39 (15.60%) OO
7 36 (14.40%) Physics
8 30 (12.00%) Machine Learning
9 26 (10.40%) Analytics
10 25 (10.00%) DevOps
11 24 (9.60%) Data Science
11 24 (9.60%) Microservices
12 22 (8.80%) Computer Architecture
13 21 (8.40%) Artificial Intelligence
13 21 (8.40%) Multithreading
13 21 (8.40%) User Stories
13 21 (8.40%) Web Development
14 19 (7.60%) Scrum
15 17 (6.80%) Statistics
15 17 (6.80%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 131 (52.40%) Python
2 89 (35.60%) C++
3 79 (31.60%) Java
4 73 (29.20%) C
5 67 (26.80%) JavaScript
6 49 (19.60%) C#
7 46 (18.40%) SQL
8 19 (7.60%) PHP
9 16 (6.40%) Assembly Language
9 16 (6.40%) Groovy
10 8 (3.20%) Scala
11 7 (2.80%) Perl
12 6 (2.40%) R
13 5 (2.00%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.60%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.60%) Embedded C
15 3 (1.20%) Embedded C++
15 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 203 (81.20%) Degree
2 93 (37.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (6.80%) PhD
4 7 (2.80%) CCNP
4 7 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.80%) JNCIS
5 4 (1.60%) CISA
5 4 (1.60%) CISM
5 4 (1.60%) CISSP
6 2 (0.80%) GCFA
6 2 (0.80%) GCIH
6 2 (0.80%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.80%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.40%) QA
2 8 (3.20%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.40%) IEC 61508
3 6 (2.40%) ISO 26262
4 4 (1.60%) GDPR
4 4 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.60%) NIST
4 4 (1.60%) PMO
5 3 (1.20%) WAI
6 2 (0.80%) JTAG
7 1 (0.40%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (11.60%) Docker
2 9 (3.60%) Firmware
3 4 (1.60%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.80%) Snort
5 1 (0.40%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.40%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 22 (8.80%) Kubernetes
2 11 (4.40%) Ansible
3 6 (2.40%) Oozie
4 5 (2.00%) Puppet
5 4 (1.60%) Terraform
6 3 (1.20%) EnCase
7 2 (0.80%) FTK
7 2 (0.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (4.80%) Apple
2 10 (4.00%) Cisco
2 10 (4.00%) Juniper
3 8 (3.20%) Tableau
4 4 (1.60%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.20%) Avaya
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle
5 3 (1.20%) QNX
6 2 (0.80%) FireEye
6 2 (0.80%) Google
6 2 (0.80%) NetWitness
7 1 (0.40%) ATG
7 1 (0.40%) Facebook
7 1 (0.40%) Nuix
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.40%) YouTube