Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 18 20
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 74 262 463
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 8.35% 11.48% 11.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.20% 12.40% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 36 140 304
Median annual salary £70,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £39,375 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.89% +13.75%

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 804 2,113 3,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 90.74% 92.55% 93.66%
Number of salaries quoted 580 1,493 2,327
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,700
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 -8 62 £67,500 +35.00% 37
Peterborough +6 10 £70,000 +40.00%
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 57 (77.03%) C++
2 52 (70.27%) Degree
3 44 (59.46%) Python
4 31 (41.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 28 (37.84%) Software Engineering
6 25 (33.78%) Mathematics
7 24 (32.43%) Linux
7 24 (32.43%) SQL
8 23 (31.08%) AWS
9 19 (25.68%) Visualisation
9 19 (25.68%) Jenkins
9 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
10 18 (24.32%) Statistics
10 18 (24.32%) NoSQL
10 18 (24.32%) Data Visualisation
10 18 (24.32%) Data Science
11 17 (22.97%) Data Structures
11 17 (22.97%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (22.97%) PhD
12 16 (21.62%) Analytics
13 15 (20.27%) CMake
13 15 (20.27%) Scala
13 15 (20.27%) C
13 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
13 15 (20.27%) Workflow
13 15 (20.27%) Workflow Management
14 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
14 14 (18.92%) Machine Learning
15 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
15 13 (17.57%) DevOps

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 10 (13.51%) Apache Airflow
1 10 (13.51%) Apache Spark
1 10 (13.51%) Luigi
2 1 (1.35%) Apache
2 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.08%) AWS
2 10 (13.51%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (13.51%) Amazon EMR
2 10 (13.51%) Azure
2 10 (13.51%) Logic Apps
3 7 (9.46%) Slack
4 5 (6.76%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.70%) Serverless
6 1 (1.35%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (1.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.35%) NAS
2 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) NoSQL
2 17 (22.97%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
4 10 (13.51%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (13.51%) Amazon Redshift
4 10 (13.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (13.51%) Azkaban
4 10 (13.51%) Big Data
4 10 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (13.51%) Hadoop
4 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
4 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.76%) OLAP
5 5 (6.76%) Power BI
6 2 (2.70%) MySQL
7 1 (1.35%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 19 (25.68%) Jenkins
2 15 (20.27%) CMake
3 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
4 12 (16.22%) Visual Studio
5 11 (14.86%) JIRA
6 9 (12.16%) Subversion
7 8 (10.81%) Buildbot
7 8 (10.81%) Clang
7 8 (10.81%) CruiseControl
7 8 (10.81%) GCC
7 8 (10.81%) Xcode
8 7 (9.46%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.35%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.35%) Gradle
9 1 (1.35%) LabVIEW
9 1 (1.35%) Maven
9 1 (1.35%) Redmine
General
1 12 (16.22%) Games
2 8 (10.81%) Law
3 7 (9.46%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.70%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.35%) Police
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) Developer
2 13 (17.57%) Architect
2 13 (17.57%) Principal Engineer
2 13 (17.57%) Software Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) Data Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Build Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Principal Software Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Business Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (6.76%) C++ Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Power BI Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Senior Data Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Data Scientist
7 3 (4.05%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 2 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (2.70%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) Kafka
1 10 (13.51%) Spark Streaming
2 9 (12.16%) Node.js
3 5 (6.76%) D3.js
4 4 (5.41%) OpenGL
4 4 (5.41%) React
4 4 (5.41%) Web Services
5 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.05%) CSS
5 3 (4.05%) HTML
5 3 (4.05%) REST
6 2 (2.70%) .NET
6 2 (2.70%) CSS3
6 2 (2.70%) GraphQL
6 2 (2.70%) HTML5
6 2 (2.70%) RESTful
7 1 (1.35%) LAMP
7 1 (1.35%) SOAP
7 1 (1.35%) WCF
7 1 (1.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Data Structures
2 12 (16.22%) Algorithms
3 10 (13.51%) Data Centre
3 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
4 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (9.46%) Wiki
6 6 (8.11%) User Experience
7 4 (5.41%) Animation
7 4 (5.41%) ASIC
7 4 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (5.41%) Photography
7 4 (5.41%) Smartphone
8 2 (2.70%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.70%) SCADA
9 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.35%) Life Science
9 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.43%) Linux
2 13 (17.57%) Windows
3 9 (12.16%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.35%) Debian
5 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) Software Engineering
2 25 (33.78%) Mathematics
3 19 (25.68%) Visualisation
4 18 (24.32%) Data Science
4 18 (24.32%) Data Visualisation
4 18 (24.32%) Statistics
5 16 (21.62%) Analytics
6 15 (20.27%) Workflow
6 15 (20.27%) Workflow Management
7 14 (18.92%) Machine Learning
8 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (17.57%) Data Munging
8 13 (17.57%) DevOps
9 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (14.86%) OO
11 10 (13.51%) Actionable Insight
11 10 (13.51%) Data Integration
11 10 (13.51%) Informatics
11 10 (13.51%) Multithreading
11 10 (13.51%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 57 (77.03%) C++
2 44 (59.46%) Python
3 24 (32.43%) SQL
4 15 (20.27%) C
4 15 (20.27%) Scala
5 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
6 13 (17.57%) C#
7 12 (16.22%) Assembly Language
7 12 (16.22%) Java
8 8 (10.81%) Lua
9 6 (8.11%) Go
10 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.70%) Perl
11 2 (2.70%) Rust
12 1 (1.35%) Groovy
12 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.35%) PHP
12 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (70.27%) Degree
2 31 (41.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (22.97%) PhD
4 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 11 (14.86%) Docker
2 5 (6.76%) Firmware
3 1 (1.35%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) Ansible
2 3 (4.05%) Puppet
3 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) Autodesk
3 5 (6.76%) Tableau
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat