Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 14 14
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 841 505 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.26% 14.59% 11.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 38.11% 32.69% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 620 394 422
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,125 £67,500 £64,875
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2207 1545 1729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 53.17% 44.63% 41.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1679 1257 1458
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +4.17%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £64,125
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +1.19%

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 2017.

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 2017. 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 +2 779 £45,000 +5.88% 52
Huntingdon +28 14 £22,750 -37.24%
Peterborough -12 8 £59,500 +40.00% 2
Computer Science
East of England

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

1 591 (70.27%) Degree
2 535 (63.61%) Software Engineering
3 476 (56.60%) Mathematics
4 461 (54.82%) C++
5 375 (44.59%) Python
6 359 (42.69%) Java
7 298 (35.43%) Physics
8 268 (31.87%) C
9 257 (30.56%) C#
10 225 (26.75%) Linux
11 217 (25.80%) Computer Science Degree
12 200 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
13 191 (22.71%) OO
14 181 (21.52%) Windows
15 179 (21.28%) Algorithms
16 168 (19.98%) SQL
17 162 (19.26%) JavaScript
18 154 (18.31%) Machine Learning
19 124 (14.74%) Statistics
20 118 (14.03%) MATLAB
21 111 (13.20%) Finance
22 107 (12.72%) HTML
23 106 (12.60%) PhD
24 100 (11.89%) SDLC
25 99 (11.77%) .NET
26 92 (10.94%) Artificial Intelligence
27 91 (10.82%) Multithreading
28 87 (10.34%) Microsoft
29 76 (9.04%) Test Automation
30 75 (8.92%) Analytical Skills

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 19 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (1.19%) Apache Spark
3 7 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (0.83%) nginx
3 7 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.71%) IIS
5 5 (0.59%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.36%) Apache
7 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.12%) CMS
8 1 (0.12%) Drupal
8 1 (0.12%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 58 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.62%) SaaS
4 15 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.55%) GitHub
6 6 (0.71%) PaaS
7 3 (0.36%) IaaS
8 1 (0.12%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.12%) Firebase
8 1 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.64%) TCP/IP
2 29 (3.45%) Wireless
3 27 (3.21%) Internet
4 8 (0.95%) Firewall
4 8 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (0.83%) Ethernet
6 5 (0.59%) WAN
7 4 (0.48%) LAN
7 4 (0.48%) VoIP
7 4 (0.48%) VSAT
8 3 (0.36%) HTTP
8 3 (0.36%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.36%) LDAP
9 2 (0.24%) SMS
9 2 (0.24%) WLAN
10 1 (0.12%) DHCP
10 1 (0.12%) DNS
10 1 (0.12%) Intranet
10 1 (0.12%) SAN
10 1 (0.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (7.13%) NoSQL
2 51 (6.06%) Big Data
3 47 (5.59%) SQL Server
4 35 (4.16%) Relational Database
5 24 (2.85%) MySQL
6 23 (2.73%) GIS
7 22 (2.62%) RDBMS
8 19 (2.26%) MongoDB
9 14 (1.66%) Data Mining
9 14 (1.66%) HBase
10 9 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.95%) Geospatial Data
12 7 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.59%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.24%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.24%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.24%) MariaDB
15 1 (0.12%) Apache Hive
15 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 60 (7.13%) Git (software)
2 46 (5.47%) Visual Studio
3 17 (2.02%) NUnit
4 13 (1.55%) ClearCase
4 13 (1.55%) JIRA
4 13 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (1.43%) Cucumber
5 12 (1.43%) JBehave
6 11 (1.31%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.19%) Maven
8 9 (1.07%) JUnit
9 7 (0.83%) MSI
9 7 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
9 7 (0.83%) WiX
10 6 (0.71%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.71%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.59%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.59%) Selenium
12 2 (0.24%) HP UFT
General
1 111 (13.20%) Finance
2 64 (7.61%) Electronics
3 13 (1.55%) Automotive
4 8 (0.95%) Games
5 4 (0.48%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.36%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.12%) Advertising
7 1 (0.12%) French Language
7 1 (0.12%) German Language
7 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.12%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 382 (45.42%) Software Engineer
2 336 (39.95%) Developer
3 206 (24.49%) C++ Software Engineer
4 181 (21.52%) Graduate
5 150 (17.84%) Software Developer
6 123 (14.63%) C++ Developer
7 105 (12.49%) C Software Engineer
8 95 (11.30%) C++ Software Developer
9 93 (11.06%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 92 (10.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 89 (10.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 80 (9.51%) Java Engineer
13 73 (8.68%) Embedded Engineer
13 73 (8.68%) Graduate Developer
13 73 (8.68%) Java Software Engineer
14 66 (7.85%) C# Developer
15 62 (7.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 59 (7.02%) Java Developer
17 51 (6.06%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
18 47 (5.59%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (12.72%) HTML
2 99 (11.77%) .NET
3 68 (8.09%) CSS
4 56 (6.66%) AngularJS
5 38 (4.52%) WPF
6 37 (4.40%) HTML5
7 36 (4.28%) ASP.NET
8 35 (4.16%) jQuery
9 29 (3.45%) Apache Axis
9 29 (3.45%) JSON
9 29 (3.45%) React
10 27 (3.21%) Web Services
11 25 (2.97%) Node.js
12 22 (2.62%) Angular 2
13 21 (2.50%) WCF
14 20 (2.38%) MFC
15 18 (2.14%) Django
16 17 (2.02%) REST
17 15 (1.78%) OpenGL
18 14 (1.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 179 (21.28%) Algorithms
2 75 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (6.18%) Data Structures
4 38 (4.52%) Augmented Reality
5 34 (4.04%) 3D Graphics
6 32 (3.80%) Mobile App
6 32 (3.80%) Robotics
7 31 (3.69%) User Experience
8 29 (3.45%) 3D Printing
9 25 (2.97%) Life Science
10 22 (2.62%) Internet of Things
11 21 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
12 20 (2.38%) Smart Energy
13 16 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (1.78%) Client/Server
15 13 (1.55%) Management Information System
16 9 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
17 8 (0.95%) Renewable Energy
18 7 (0.83%) Device Driver
19 6 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 225 (26.75%) Linux
2 181 (21.52%) Windows
3 57 (6.78%) Android
4 40 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 23 (2.73%) Unix
6 17 (2.02%) Embedded Linux
7 11 (1.31%) Mac OS
8 8 (0.95%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.59%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.48%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.12%) CentOS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (63.61%) Software Engineering
2 476 (56.60%) Mathematics
3 298 (35.43%) Physics
4 200 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
5 191 (22.71%) OO
6 154 (18.31%) Machine Learning
7 124 (14.74%) Statistics
8 100 (11.89%) SDLC
9 92 (10.94%) Artificial Intelligence
10 91 (10.82%) Multithreading
11 76 (9.04%) Test Automation
12 73 (8.68%) Collaborative Working
13 72 (8.56%) OOP
14 68 (8.09%) Scrum
15 58 (6.90%) Computer Vision
16 51 (6.06%) OOD
17 48 (5.71%) Unit Testing
17 48 (5.71%) Web Development
18 43 (5.11%) Analytics
19 42 (4.99%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 461 (54.82%) C++
2 375 (44.59%) Python
3 359 (42.69%) Java
4 268 (31.87%) C
5 257 (30.56%) C#
6 168 (19.98%) SQL
7 162 (19.26%) JavaScript
8 118 (14.03%) MATLAB
9 45 (5.35%) Embedded C
10 44 (5.23%) Julia
11 35 (4.16%) Embedded C++
12 31 (3.69%) Objective-C
13 29 (3.45%) Perl
13 29 (3.45%) R
14 27 (3.21%) PHP
15 25 (2.97%) Ruby
16 23 (2.73%) Fortran
17 22 (2.62%) Scala
18 6 (0.71%) Bash Shell
19 5 (0.59%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 591 (70.27%) Degree
2 217 (25.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 106 (12.60%) PhD
4 34 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (3.69%) MCP
6 29 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (1.31%) Security Cleared
8 7 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.83%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.71%) CCNA
10 3 (0.36%) HNC
10 3 (0.36%) HND
11 2 (0.24%) CISSP
12 1 (0.12%) CCNP
12 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.62%) QA
2 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (0.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) MISRA
System Software
1 35 (4.16%) Docker
2 12 (1.43%) Firmware
3 7 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.71%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.12%) iptables
5 1 (0.12%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 11 (1.31%) Ansible
2 7 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.48%) Puppet
4 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.12%) Nagios
4 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.12%) SCCM
4 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 87 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 25 (2.97%) Cisco
3 22 (2.62%) Oracle
4 18 (2.14%) Symantec
5 13 (1.55%) Dell
5 13 (1.55%) HP
5 13 (1.55%) Terracotta
6 8 (0.95%) Intel
6 8 (0.95%) Tableau
7 7 (0.83%) Google
7 7 (0.83%) NVIDIA
7 7 (0.83%) VMware
8 5 (0.59%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.59%) IBM
8 5 (0.59%) TOWER Software
8 5 (0.59%) Twitter
9 4 (0.48%) Huawei
9 4 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.48%) Sony
10 3 (0.36%) Wind River