Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 15 16
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 844 511 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.06% 15.40% 11.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 37.44% 33.68% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 618 394 386
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.43% +1.88% -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,254 1,517 1,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 53.58% 45.71% 42.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,645 1,247 1,374
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.12% +4.71%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 +1 775 £50,000 +28.21% 142
Peterborough -8 16 £48,000 +6.67% 2
Huntingdon - 5 £50,000 - 2
St Neots - 4 £40,000 - 2
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 596 (70.62%) Degree
2 528 (62.56%) Software Engineering
3 471 (55.81%) C++
4 468 (55.45%) Mathematics
5 362 (42.89%) Python
6 329 (38.98%) Java
7 305 (36.14%) C
8 258 (30.57%) Linux
9 251 (29.74%) Physics
10 234 (27.73%) C#
11 207 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
12 200 (23.70%) Computer Science Degree
13 186 (22.04%) Windows
14 176 (20.85%) OO
15 164 (19.43%) SQL
16 151 (17.89%) Algorithms
17 143 (16.94%) JavaScript
18 127 (15.05%) Machine Learning
19 113 (13.39%) Multithreading
20 109 (12.91%) Finance
21 105 (12.44%) Statistics
22 98 (11.61%) .NET
23 96 (11.37%) SDLC
24 95 (11.26%) HTML
25 88 (10.43%) Electronics
26 86 (10.19%) MATLAB
27 84 (9.95%) PhD
28 81 (9.60%) Microsoft
29 76 (9.00%) Artificial Intelligence
30 70 (8.29%) OOP

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 25 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (1.18%) OpenStack
3 6 (0.71%) IIS
4 5 (0.59%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.36%) Apache
6 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.24%) Confluence
6 2 (0.24%) nginx
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.12%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.12%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.12%) Maya
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.12%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 50 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.25%) SaaS
4 18 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.90%) GitHub
6 9 (1.07%) PaaS
7 5 (0.59%) IaaS
8 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.12%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.12%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.12%) Firebase
9 1 (0.12%) Heroku
9 1 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.09%) TCP/IP
2 33 (3.91%) Wireless
3 20 (2.37%) Internet
4 9 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (0.83%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.71%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.47%) VoIP
7 4 (0.47%) VSAT
7 4 (0.47%) WAN
8 3 (0.36%) HTTP
8 3 (0.36%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.36%) LAN
8 3 (0.36%) LDAP
8 3 (0.36%) ZigBee
9 2 (0.24%) Firewall
9 2 (0.24%) Modbus
9 2 (0.24%) WLAN
10 1 (0.12%) MQTT
10 1 (0.12%) Skype
10 1 (0.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (6.64%) NoSQL
2 46 (5.45%) Big Data
3 32 (3.79%) SQL Server
4 25 (2.96%) MongoDB
5 22 (2.61%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.25%) GIS
7 17 (2.01%) MySQL
8 16 (1.90%) Data Mining
8 16 (1.90%) HBase
9 13 (1.54%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.59%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.24%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.24%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.24%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.12%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 64 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 49 (5.81%) Visual Studio
3 20 (2.37%) JIRA
4 12 (1.42%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.18%) NUnit
6 7 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (0.83%) Bitbucket
6 7 (0.83%) ClearCase
6 7 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.71%) Maven
7 6 (0.71%) Selenium
8 5 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (0.59%) webpack
9 4 (0.47%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.36%) CircleCI
10 3 (0.36%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.24%) GitLab
11 2 (0.24%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.24%) Protractor
11 2 (0.24%) WebSharper
General
1 109 (12.91%) Finance
2 88 (10.43%) Electronics
3 14 (1.66%) Automotive
4 9 (1.07%) Games
5 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.36%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.36%) Marketing
7 2 (0.24%) Law
7 2 (0.24%) Legal
7 2 (0.24%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.12%) Advertising
8 1 (0.12%) French Language
8 1 (0.12%) German Language
8 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.12%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.12%) Publishing
8 1 (0.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 415 (49.17%) Software Engineer
2 315 (37.32%) Developer
3 235 (27.84%) C++ Software Engineer
4 167 (19.79%) Graduate
5 156 (18.48%) Software Developer
6 125 (14.81%) C Software Engineer
7 113 (13.39%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 110 (13.03%) C++ Developer
9 105 (12.44%) Embedded Engineer
10 104 (12.32%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 92 (10.90%) C++ Software Developer
12 91 (10.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 89 (10.55%) Java Engineer
14 84 (9.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 83 (9.83%) Java Software Engineer
16 72 (8.53%) Embedded C++ Engineer
17 71 (8.41%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
18 68 (8.06%) Embedded C Engineer
19 65 (7.70%) C# Developer
19 65 (7.70%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (11.61%) .NET
2 95 (11.26%) HTML
3 60 (7.11%) CSS
4 51 (6.04%) WPF
5 40 (4.74%) AngularJS
6 34 (4.03%) ASP.NET
7 33 (3.91%) JSON
8 31 (3.67%) jQuery
9 30 (3.55%) Web Services
10 28 (3.32%) WCF
11 26 (3.08%) HTML5
11 26 (3.08%) React
12 25 (2.96%) Node.js
13 18 (2.13%) OpenGL
13 18 (2.13%) RESTful
14 16 (1.90%) Apache Axis
15 15 (1.78%) Reactive Extensions
16 13 (1.54%) Angular 2
16 13 (1.54%) Django
16 13 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 151 (17.89%) Algorithms
2 51 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (5.92%) Data Structures
4 39 (4.62%) Robotics
5 38 (4.50%) 3D Graphics
6 37 (4.38%) Life Science
7 31 (3.67%) Embedded Systems
8 29 (3.44%) User Experience
9 27 (3.20%) Augmented Reality
10 25 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (2.61%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.90%) 3D Printing
13 15 (1.78%) Internet of Things
14 11 (1.30%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.30%) Management Information System
15 10 (1.18%) Device Driver
16 9 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
17 8 (0.95%) Virtual Team
18 6 (0.71%) Smartphone
19 5 (0.59%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 258 (30.57%) Linux
2 186 (22.04%) Windows
3 53 (6.28%) Android
4 33 (3.91%) Apple iOS
5 26 (3.08%) Embedded Linux
6 22 (2.61%) Unix
7 8 (0.95%) Mac OS
7 8 (0.95%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.47%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.12%) CentOS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (62.56%) Software Engineering
2 468 (55.45%) Mathematics
3 251 (29.74%) Physics
4 207 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
5 176 (20.85%) OO
6 127 (15.05%) Machine Learning
7 113 (13.39%) Multithreading
8 105 (12.44%) Statistics
9 96 (11.37%) SDLC
10 76 (9.00%) Artificial Intelligence
11 70 (8.29%) OOP
12 67 (7.94%) Scrum
13 66 (7.82%) Collaborative Working
14 65 (7.70%) Test Automation
15 62 (7.35%) OOD
16 54 (6.40%) Computer Vision
17 46 (5.45%) Project Management
17 46 (5.45%) Web Development
18 42 (4.98%) Software Architecture
19 39 (4.62%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 471 (55.81%) C++
2 362 (42.89%) Python
3 329 (38.98%) Java
4 305 (36.14%) C
5 234 (27.73%) C#
6 164 (19.43%) SQL
7 143 (16.94%) JavaScript
8 86 (10.19%) MATLAB
9 67 (7.94%) Embedded C
10 55 (6.52%) Embedded C++
11 29 (3.44%) PHP
12 28 (3.32%) Julia
13 25 (2.96%) R
13 25 (2.96%) Ruby
14 23 (2.73%) Perl
15 21 (2.49%) Objective-C
16 18 (2.13%) Fortran
17 17 (2.01%) Scala
18 8 (0.95%) Bash Shell
18 8 (0.95%) Go
Qualifications
1 596 (70.62%) Degree
2 200 (23.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 84 (9.95%) PhD
4 22 (2.61%) Numerate Degree
5 17 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.66%) MCP
7 11 (1.30%) Security Cleared
8 9 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.95%) CCNA
10 6 (0.71%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.59%) CISSP
12 3 (0.36%) CISA
12 3 (0.36%) HNC
12 3 (0.36%) HND
12 3 (0.36%) ISACA
12 3 (0.36%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.90%) QA
2 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (0.24%) ISO 13485
2 2 (0.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.12%) MISRA
3 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (4.27%) Docker
2 23 (2.73%) Firmware
3 7 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) iptables
Systems Management
1 8 (0.95%) Ansible
2 6 (0.71%) Puppet
3 5 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.12%) Consul
6 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.12%) logstash
6 1 (0.12%) Nagios
6 1 (0.12%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) Terraform
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 81 (9.60%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.20%) Cisco
3 26 (3.08%) Dell
3 26 (3.08%) HP
4 20 (2.37%) Symantec
5 16 (1.90%) Oracle
6 15 (1.78%) Terracotta
7 13 (1.54%) Twitter
8 11 (1.30%) Facebook
9 10 (1.18%) Intel
10 9 (1.07%) NVIDIA
11 7 (0.83%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.83%) IBM
11 7 (0.83%) VMware
11 7 (0.83%) Wind River
12 6 (0.71%) Sony
13 5 (0.59%) Huawei
13 5 (0.59%) QNX
13 5 (0.59%) TOWER Software
14 4 (0.47%) EMC