Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 352 719 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.16% 18.87% 14.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.11% 35.00% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 271 532 418
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 1,750 2,054 1,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 50.53% 53.90% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,196 1,569 1,364
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,139 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.87% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 October 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 October 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 -8 278 £48,625 +10.51% 129
Peterborough +16 57 £44,000 -32.31% 2
Huntingdon -7 1 £38,500 +69.23% 1
Ely - 1 £40,000 -
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 245 (69.60%) Degree
2 159 (45.17%) Mathematics
3 136 (38.64%) Python
4 109 (30.97%) Software Engineering
5 94 (26.70%) Linux
6 91 (25.85%) Java
7 87 (24.72%) C++
8 86 (24.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 85 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
10 81 (23.01%) Physics
11 71 (20.17%) JavaScript
12 61 (17.33%) C
12 61 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
12 61 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
13 59 (16.76%) PhD
13 59 (16.76%) Test Automation
14 56 (15.91%) C#
15 54 (15.34%) Machine Learning
16 53 (15.06%) Finance
17 51 (14.49%) SQL
17 51 (14.49%) Web Services
18 47 (13.35%) Statistics
19 44 (12.50%) HTML
20 40 (11.36%) OO
20 40 (11.36%) Artificial Intelligence
21 38 (10.80%) Windows
22 37 (10.51%) TCP/IP
23 36 (10.23%) DevOps
24 33 (9.38%) Cisco
25 32 (9.09%) LAN

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 12 (3.41%) Apache Spark
1 12 (3.41%) OpenStack
2 7 (1.99%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (1.42%) Apache
4 4 (1.14%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.85%) SAS
6 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.28%) CMS
7 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.28%) IIS
7 1 (0.28%) JBoss
7 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.85%) GitHub
4 3 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.57%) npm
5 2 (0.57%) Slack
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.28%) Office 365
6 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.51%) TCP/IP
2 32 (9.09%) LAN
2 32 (9.09%) WAN
3 29 (8.24%) Ethernet
4 25 (7.10%) Firewall
5 23 (6.53%) Network Security
5 23 (6.53%) Wireless
6 22 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (4.83%) Intrusion Detection
7 17 (4.83%) VoIP
8 13 (3.69%) Internet
8 13 (3.69%) SAN
9 10 (2.84%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (2.84%) VPN
10 8 (2.27%) Frame Relay
11 6 (1.70%) OSPF
12 5 (1.42%) Wireshark
13 4 (1.14%) SMS
14 3 (0.85%) SSL
15 2 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.25%) Big Data
2 19 (5.40%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.69%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.56%) MySQL
4 9 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.99%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.70%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.42%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.14%) Power BI
9 2 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.57%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.28%) MS Access
10 1 (0.28%) Redis
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (5.40%) Selenium
2 18 (5.11%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.84%) JIRA
5 8 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (2.27%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.70%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.70%) Maven
6 6 (1.70%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.42%) JUnit
8 4 (1.14%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.14%) TestNG
8 4 (1.14%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.57%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.57%) Gradle
10 2 (0.57%) gulp
10 2 (0.57%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.57%) Redmine
11 1 (0.28%) GitLab
General
1 53 (15.06%) Finance
2 30 (8.52%) Retail
3 22 (6.25%) Electronics
4 14 (3.98%) Games
4 14 (3.98%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.56%) Automotive
6 4 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.85%) Legal
7 3 (0.85%) Marketing
8 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.57%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) French Language
9 1 (0.28%) German Language
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.28%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 101 (28.69%) Developer
2 77 (21.88%) Graduate
3 69 (19.60%) Software Engineer
4 35 (9.94%) Software Developer
4 35 (9.94%) Test Engineer
5 34 (9.66%) Graduate Developer
6 33 (9.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 26 (7.39%) Analyst
8 23 (6.53%) Team Leader
9 22 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 22 (6.25%) Python Developer
10 21 (5.97%) Software Test Engineer
11 16 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
12 15 (4.26%) Java Engineer
12 15 (4.26%) Senior Software Test Engineer
13 14 (3.98%) C Developer
13 14 (3.98%) C++ Developer
13 14 (3.98%) Python Engineer
14 13 (3.69%) Full Stack Developer
14 13 (3.69%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (14.49%) Web Services
2 44 (12.50%) HTML
3 32 (9.09%) CSS
4 27 (7.67%) RESTful
5 23 (6.53%) Node.js
6 20 (5.68%) .NET
7 18 (5.11%) HTML5
8 16 (4.55%) WPF
9 15 (4.26%) jQuery
10 14 (3.98%) AngularJS
10 14 (3.98%) Django
10 14 (3.98%) Reactive Extensions
11 12 (3.41%) CSS3
12 11 (3.13%) Keras
12 11 (3.13%) Spring
12 11 (3.13%) TensorFlow
13 9 (2.56%) Hibernate
14 8 (2.27%) ASP.NET
14 8 (2.27%) JSON
14 8 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 61 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 27 (7.67%) Algorithms
4 22 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 22 (6.25%) Life Science
5 20 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (4.83%) Data Centre
7 14 (3.98%) Reinsurance
8 11 (3.13%) Data Structures
8 11 (3.13%) User Experience
9 9 (2.56%) Internet of Things
10 8 (2.27%) Cloud Native
10 8 (2.27%) Device Driver
11 7 (1.99%) Enterprise Cloud
12 6 (1.70%) Fintech
13 5 (1.42%) Raspberry Pi
14 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.14%) Robotics
15 3 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
15 3 (0.85%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 94 (26.70%) Linux
2 38 (10.80%) Windows
3 16 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.27%) Unix
6 7 (1.99%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.70%) Android
7 6 (1.70%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.28%) Debian
9 1 (0.28%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (45.17%) Mathematics
2 109 (30.97%) Software Engineering
3 85 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (23.01%) Physics
5 61 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
6 59 (16.76%) Test Automation
7 54 (15.34%) Machine Learning
8 47 (13.35%) Statistics
9 40 (11.36%) Artificial Intelligence
9 40 (11.36%) OO
10 36 (10.23%) DevOps
11 31 (8.81%) Project Management
12 29 (8.24%) Scrum
13 27 (7.67%) ITIL
14 25 (7.10%) Data Science
14 25 (7.10%) TDD
15 24 (6.82%) Line Management
16 23 (6.53%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (6.53%) Manual Testing
17 22 (6.25%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (38.64%) Python
2 91 (25.85%) Java
3 87 (24.72%) C++
4 71 (20.17%) JavaScript
5 61 (17.33%) C
6 56 (15.91%) C#
7 51 (14.49%) SQL
8 12 (3.41%) Ruby
9 10 (2.84%) PHP
10 8 (2.27%) Go
11 7 (1.99%) MATLAB
12 6 (1.70%) Java 8
12 6 (1.70%) Julia
12 6 (1.70%) Scala
13 5 (1.42%) Perl
13 5 (1.42%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.42%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.14%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.14%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 245 (69.60%) Degree
2 86 (24.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (16.76%) PhD
4 12 (3.41%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.70%) CCNA
5 6 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.42%) CCNP
6 5 (1.42%) CCSA
7 4 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.85%) CISA
8 3 (0.85%) CISM
8 3 (0.85%) CISSP
9 1 (0.28%) CEH
9 1 (0.28%) GCIH
9 1 (0.28%) GIAC
9 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.40%) SLA
2 10 (2.84%) PMO
3 7 (1.99%) QA
4 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.28%) GDPR
5 1 (0.28%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 29 (8.24%) Docker
2 11 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.27%) Firmware
4 3 (0.85%) KVM
4 3 (0.85%) QEMU
4 3 (0.85%) XenApp
5 1 (0.28%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 22 (6.25%) Ansible
2 14 (3.98%) Kubernetes
3 9 (2.56%) Terraform
4 8 (2.27%) Consul
4 8 (2.27%) Packer
5 5 (1.42%) Stealthwatch
6 3 (0.85%) SCCM
6 3 (0.85%) SCOM
7 2 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (9.38%) Cisco
2 27 (7.67%) Avaya
3 23 (6.53%) VMware
4 22 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 17 (4.83%) Nortel
5 17 (4.83%) Riverbed
6 16 (4.55%) Intel
7 15 (4.26%) Oracle
8 11 (3.13%) Microsoft
9 10 (2.84%) Brocade
9 10 (2.84%) Juniper
10 7 (1.99%) WorldPay
11 6 (1.70%) Google
12 5 (1.42%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.42%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.42%) Symantec
13 4 (1.14%) Cognizant
13 4 (1.14%) Tableau
14 3 (0.85%) CommVault
14 3 (0.85%) Hitachi