Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 15 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 306 618 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.69% 14.24% 15.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.61% 15.34% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 184 414 388
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% -3.61%

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 2,426 4,028 3,161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.70% 92.83% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,722 2,616 2,448
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,090 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.89% +1.11% +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 -4 234 £50,000 +11.11% 49
Peterborough +39 44 £50,000 +9.29%
Huntingdon -3 6 - -
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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.

1 252 (82.35%) Degree
2 177 (57.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 103 (33.66%) Software Engineering
4 97 (31.70%) Python
5 89 (29.08%) Mathematics
6 88 (28.76%) Linux
7 82 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (24.18%) Java
9 70 (22.88%) Machine Learning
10 69 (22.55%) JavaScript
10 69 (22.55%) SQL
11 64 (20.92%) Windows
12 61 (19.93%) C++
13 55 (17.97%) Bioinformatics
14 53 (17.32%) C#
15 51 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
16 50 (16.34%) Biology
17 49 (16.01%) Artificial Intelligence
18 44 (14.38%) Test Automation
19 40 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
20 39 (12.75%) HTML
21 37 (12.09%) CSS
22 36 (11.76%) Finance
22 36 (11.76%) Physics
23 35 (11.44%) Analytics
23 35 (11.44%) C
24 33 (10.78%) HTML5
24 33 (10.78%) Self-Motivation
25 32 (10.46%) Informatics
26 31 (10.13%) AngularJS

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 14 (4.58%) OpenStack
1 14 (4.58%) WordPress
2 4 (1.31%) nginx
3 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.65%) JBoss
4 2 (0.65%) Jetty
4 2 (0.65%) SAS
4 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.31%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.33%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.61%) Power Platform
4 7 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.65%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.65%) GitHub
6 2 (0.65%) SaaS
6 2 (0.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.86%) Internet
2 19 (6.21%) Firewall
3 12 (3.92%) DHCP
3 12 (3.92%) DNS
3 12 (3.92%) FTP
3 12 (3.92%) SMTP
3 12 (3.92%) SSL
4 6 (1.96%) Intranet
5 5 (1.63%) HTTP
6 2 (0.65%) AMQP
6 2 (0.65%) MQTT
6 2 (0.65%) Wireless
7 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.33%) IPv4
7 1 (0.33%) IPv6
7 1 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.59%) MongoDB
2 10 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.61%) Power BI
4 8 (2.61%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.29%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.96%) MySQL
7 4 (1.31%) QlikView
8 3 (0.98%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.65%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.65%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.65%) Big Data
9 2 (0.65%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (0.65%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.65%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 24 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.52%) JIRA
2 23 (7.52%) Visual Studio
3 13 (4.25%) Selenium
4 12 (3.92%) Cucumber
4 12 (3.92%) Jasmine
5 8 (2.61%) GCC
6 6 (1.96%) Mercurial
6 6 (1.96%) Subversion
7 3 (0.98%) Gradle
7 3 (0.98%) Grunt
7 3 (0.98%) gulp
7 3 (0.98%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.98%) Maven
7 3 (0.98%) Redmine
8 2 (0.65%) Clang
9 1 (0.33%) GitLab
9 1 (0.33%) PyCharm
9 1 (0.33%) QUnit
9 1 (0.33%) webpack
General
1 36 (11.76%) Finance
2 24 (7.84%) Retail
3 18 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 14 (4.58%) Multimedia
5 12 (3.92%) Marketing
6 10 (3.27%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.94%) Electronics
8 8 (2.61%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.63%) Automotive
10 3 (0.98%) Games
11 2 (0.65%) Banking
11 2 (0.65%) Military
12 1 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 128 (41.83%) Developer
2 48 (15.69%) Software Engineer
3 41 (13.40%) Software Developer
4 37 (12.09%) Senior Developer
5 23 (7.52%) Senior Software Developer
6 22 (7.19%) Graduate
7 17 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
8 16 (5.23%) C++ Developer
9 14 (4.58%) Assistant IT Manager
9 14 (4.58%) C# Developer
9 14 (4.58%) Data Scientist
9 14 (4.58%) Embedded Engineer
9 14 (4.58%) Full Stack Developer
9 14 (4.58%) IT Assistant
9 14 (4.58%) IT Manager
9 14 (4.58%) Python Developer
10 13 (4.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 13 (4.25%) Security Engineer
10 13 (4.25%) Team Leader
10 13 (4.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (12.75%) HTML
2 37 (12.09%) CSS
3 33 (10.78%) HTML5
4 31 (10.13%) AngularJS
5 30 (9.80%) RESTful
6 28 (9.15%) React
7 27 (8.82%) .NET
8 24 (7.84%) CSS3
9 21 (6.86%) WPF
10 20 (6.54%) Node.js
11 18 (5.88%) Spring Boot
12 17 (5.56%) Vue.js
13 13 (4.25%) REST
14 12 (3.92%) Django
14 12 (3.92%) Gherkin
14 12 (3.92%) WCF
15 10 (3.27%) Spring
16 9 (2.94%) jQuery
16 9 (2.94%) Natural Language Processing
16 9 (2.94%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (10.78%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (7.84%) Cyberthreat
3 24 (7.84%) e-Learning
3 24 (7.84%) Security Operations Centre
3 24 (7.84%) User Experience
4 23 (7.52%) Life Science
5 22 (7.19%) Animation
5 22 (7.19%) Photography
6 17 (5.56%) Algorithms
7 16 (5.23%) Management Information System
8 12 (3.92%) Client/Server
8 12 (3.92%) Cyber Defence
9 11 (3.59%) Private Cloud
10 9 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (1.96%) ASIC
11 6 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (1.96%) Verilog
12 5 (1.63%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.63%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 88 (28.76%) Linux
2 64 (20.92%) Windows
3 31 (10.13%) Unix
4 15 (4.90%) Windows 7
5 14 (4.58%) Ubuntu
6 8 (2.61%) Android
6 8 (2.61%) VMS
7 3 (0.98%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (33.66%) Software Engineering
2 89 (29.08%) Mathematics
3 82 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (22.88%) Machine Learning
5 55 (17.97%) Bioinformatics
6 51 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 50 (16.34%) Biology
8 49 (16.01%) Artificial Intelligence
9 44 (14.38%) Test Automation
10 36 (11.76%) Physics
11 35 (11.44%) Analytics
12 32 (10.46%) Informatics
13 29 (9.48%) Workflow
14 28 (9.15%) Software Testing
15 26 (8.50%) Configuration Management
16 25 (8.17%) Line Management
17 24 (7.84%) Data Analysis
17 24 (7.84%) Security Operations
17 24 (7.84%) TDD
18 23 (7.52%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 97 (31.70%) Python
2 74 (24.18%) Java
3 69 (22.55%) JavaScript
3 69 (22.55%) SQL
4 61 (19.93%) C++
5 53 (17.32%) C#
6 35 (11.44%) C
7 12 (3.92%) ES6
8 11 (3.59%) MATLAB
9 8 (2.61%) PHP
10 7 (2.29%) Perl
11 6 (1.96%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.96%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.96%) R
11 6 (1.96%) Ruby
11 6 (1.96%) Scala
11 6 (1.96%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.63%) ES7
12 5 (1.63%) ES8
13 4 (1.31%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 252 (82.35%) Degree
2 177 (57.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (8.17%) PhD
4 13 (4.25%) CISSP
5 12 (3.92%) GIAC
6 6 (1.96%) DBS Check
7 5 (1.63%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.65%) MCP
8 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.33%) CISA
9 1 (0.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.58%) SLA
2 10 (3.27%) QA
3 3 (0.98%) WAI
4 2 (0.65%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.33%) GDPR
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (6.86%) Docker
2 18 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (4.58%) VirtualBox
4 7 (2.29%) Firmware
5 1 (0.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.33%) KVM
5 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (1.96%) Ansible
2 4 (1.31%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (6.54%) Oracle
2 7 (2.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.29%) Sencha
3 6 (1.96%) Google
4 4 (1.31%) JD Edwards
4 4 (1.31%) SAP
4 4 (1.31%) Tableau
5 3 (0.98%) WorldPay
6 2 (0.65%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.33%) Citrix
7 1 (0.33%) Mapbox
7 1 (0.33%) Perforce
7 1 (0.33%) Twitter