Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 9 15
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 321 872 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.47% 20.24% 14.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.41% 21.57% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 265 652 395
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 2,813 4,043 3,126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 91.78% 93.83% 89.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,011 3,065 2,574
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,525
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -8 253 £52,500 +10.53% 125
Peterborough +16 52 £44,000 -8.33% 5
Huntingdon +2 1 £38,500 +60.42%
Ely - 1 £40,000 -
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 244 (76.01%) Degree
2 118 (36.76%) Mathematics
3 117 (36.45%) Python
4 106 (33.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 103 (32.09%) Java
6 99 (30.84%) Software Engineering
7 97 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (25.86%) Linux
9 75 (23.36%) JavaScript
10 69 (21.50%) C++
11 60 (18.69%) SQL
11 60 (18.69%) Test Automation
12 56 (17.45%) Problem-Solving
13 55 (17.13%) C#
14 50 (15.58%) C
15 48 (14.95%) HTML
15 48 (14.95%) Statistics
16 47 (14.64%) Finance
17 46 (14.33%) Web Services
18 41 (12.77%) Machine Learning
19 40 (12.46%) Artificial Intelligence
20 39 (12.15%) Docker
20 39 (12.15%) DevOps
21 37 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
22 36 (11.21%) Physics
23 35 (10.90%) Scrum
23 35 (10.90%) Project Management
24 34 (10.59%) Algorithms
25 33 (10.28%) OO
26 30 (9.35%) CSS

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 11 (3.43%) OpenStack
2 7 (2.18%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (1.25%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.25%) SAS
4 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.62%) Apache
5 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.31%) Drupal
6 1 (0.31%) JBoss
6 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.62%) EPLAN
1 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.62%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.31%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.31%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.31%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.93%) GitHub
5 2 (0.62%) npm
5 2 (0.62%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.62%) SaaS
5 2 (0.62%) Slack
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.92%) LAN
1 19 (5.92%) WAN
2 17 (5.30%) Ethernet
2 17 (5.30%) TCP/IP
3 16 (4.98%) Internet
4 14 (4.36%) Firewall
5 12 (3.74%) Network Security
5 12 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (3.12%) SAN
7 9 (2.80%) Wireless
8 7 (2.18%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (2.18%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (2.18%) VoIP
8 7 (2.18%) VPN
9 5 (1.56%) OSPF
9 5 (1.56%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.25%) HTTP
11 3 (0.93%) SSL
12 1 (0.31%) DHCP
12 1 (0.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (2.80%) Big Data
2 9 (2.80%) MongoDB
2 9 (2.80%) MySQL
3 7 (2.18%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.87%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.87%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.56%) Data Mining
5 5 (1.56%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.93%) Base SAS
6 3 (0.93%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.62%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.62%) QlikView
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.31%) Redis
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (7.48%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.54%) Selenium
3 14 (4.36%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.36%) JIRA
4 9 (2.80%) Vagrant
5 8 (2.49%) JUnit
6 7 (2.18%) Maven
6 7 (2.18%) Mercurial
7 6 (1.87%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.87%) TestNG
7 6 (1.87%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.87%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.25%) Gradle
8 4 (1.25%) Redmine
9 2 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.62%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.62%) gulp
10 1 (0.31%) GitLab
10 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.31%) webpack
General
1 47 (14.64%) Finance
2 17 (5.30%) Retail
3 15 (4.67%) Electronics
3 15 (4.67%) Games
4 14 (4.36%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.05%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.49%) Automotive
7 5 (1.56%) Marketing
7 5 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.62%) Banking
8 2 (0.62%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.62%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) German Language
9 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.31%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 121 (37.69%) Developer
2 61 (19.00%) Software Engineer
3 45 (14.02%) Graduate
4 36 (11.21%) Java Developer
5 34 (10.59%) Software Developer
6 30 (9.35%) Test Engineer
7 27 (8.41%) Python Developer
8 26 (8.10%) Graduate Developer
9 23 (7.17%) Software Test Engineer
10 21 (6.54%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 20 (6.23%) Senior Developer
12 18 (5.61%) Senior Test Engineer
13 17 (5.30%) Python Engineer
13 17 (5.30%) Senior Software Test Engineer
14 16 (4.98%) Analyst
14 16 (4.98%) Java Engineer
15 14 (4.36%) C++ Developer
15 14 (4.36%) Service Manager
15 14 (4.36%) Team Leader
16 13 (4.05%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (14.95%) HTML
2 46 (14.33%) Web Services
3 30 (9.35%) CSS
4 28 (8.72%) RESTful
5 27 (8.41%) Node.js
6 24 (7.48%) WPF
7 20 (6.23%) Spring
8 19 (5.92%) .NET
8 19 (5.92%) AngularJS
9 18 (5.61%) HTML5
10 17 (5.30%) Reactive Extensions
11 15 (4.67%) Django
12 14 (4.36%) CSS3
12 14 (4.36%) Hibernate
13 13 (4.05%) React
14 12 (3.74%) jQuery
15 10 (3.12%) REST
15 10 (3.12%) TensorFlow
16 9 (2.80%) ASP.NET
16 9 (2.80%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.59%) Algorithms
3 27 (8.41%) Management Information System
4 23 (7.17%) Life Science
5 18 (5.61%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (4.36%) Reinsurance
7 13 (4.05%) Internet of Things
8 12 (3.74%) Data Structures
8 12 (3.74%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.49%) Cloud Native
10 7 (2.18%) Data Centre
10 7 (2.18%) Enterprise Cloud
10 7 (2.18%) User Experience
11 6 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.87%) Music Streaming
12 5 (1.56%) Device Driver
12 5 (1.56%) Raspberry Pi
12 5 (1.56%) Smart City
13 4 (1.25%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 83 (25.86%) Linux
2 27 (8.41%) Windows
3 8 (2.49%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (2.49%) Unix
4 7 (2.18%) Android
5 6 (1.87%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.31%) CentOS
7 1 (0.31%) Debian
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (36.76%) Mathematics
2 99 (30.84%) Software Engineering
3 97 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (18.69%) Test Automation
5 56 (17.45%) Problem-Solving
6 48 (14.95%) Statistics
7 41 (12.77%) Machine Learning
8 40 (12.46%) Artificial Intelligence
9 39 (12.15%) DevOps
10 36 (11.21%) Physics
11 35 (10.90%) Project Management
11 35 (10.90%) Scrum
12 33 (10.28%) OO
13 28 (8.72%) TDD
14 26 (8.10%) ITIL
15 23 (7.17%) Manual Testing
16 21 (6.54%) Software Testing
16 21 (6.54%) Web Development
17 20 (6.23%) Configuration Management
17 20 (6.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 117 (36.45%) Python
2 103 (32.09%) Java
3 75 (23.36%) JavaScript
4 69 (21.50%) C++
5 60 (18.69%) SQL
6 55 (17.13%) C#
7 50 (15.58%) C
8 11 (3.43%) Ruby
9 10 (3.12%) Java 8
9 10 (3.12%) PHP
10 9 (2.80%) Go
11 8 (2.49%) Julia
12 7 (2.18%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.87%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.56%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.25%) Perl
15 4 (1.25%) R
15 4 (1.25%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.93%) Scala
16 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 244 (76.01%) Degree
2 106 (33.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (8.41%) PhD
4 6 (1.87%) CCNA
4 6 (1.87%) CCNP
4 6 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.87%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.56%) CCSA
6 4 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.62%) CISA
7 2 (0.62%) CISM
7 2 (0.62%) CISSP
8 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.12%) SLA
2 9 (2.80%) QA
3 7 (2.18%) PMO
4 2 (0.62%) GDPR
4 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 39 (12.15%) Docker
2 11 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.49%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.18%) Firmware
5 3 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.93%) XenApp
6 1 (0.31%) KVM
6 1 (0.31%) QEMU
6 1 (0.31%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 24 (7.48%) Ansible
2 19 (5.92%) Kubernetes
3 10 (3.12%) Terraform
4 8 (2.49%) Consul
4 8 (2.49%) Packer
5 5 (1.56%) Stealthwatch
6 3 (0.93%) SCCM
6 3 (0.93%) SCOM
7 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (6.54%) Cisco
2 19 (5.92%) VMware
3 14 (4.36%) Avaya
3 14 (4.36%) Oracle
4 12 (3.74%) CheckPoint
5 11 (3.43%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.18%) Brocade
6 7 (2.18%) Google
6 7 (2.18%) Intel
6 7 (2.18%) Juniper
6 7 (2.18%) Nortel
6 7 (2.18%) Riverbed
7 6 (1.87%) Cognizant
8 5 (1.56%) Palo Alto
8 5 (1.56%) SAP
8 5 (1.56%) SolarWinds
8 5 (1.56%) Symantec
8 5 (1.56%) WorldPay
9 3 (0.93%) CommVault
9 3 (0.93%) Hitachi