Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 14 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 576 554 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.58% 15.59% 13.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.85% 31.51% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 374 383 452
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,400 £65,000 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -3.61% +3.75%

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 2,228 1,758 1,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 52.53% 49.47% 44.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,361 1,349 1,378
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +0.57% +3.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +7.14%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -3 497 £45,000 - 105
Peterborough 0 34 £44,000 -20.00% 3
St Neots - 7 £40,000 - 1
Huntingdon -11 3 £43,750 +92.31%
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 376 (65.28%) Degree
2 304 (52.78%) Mathematics
3 264 (45.83%) Python
4 258 (44.79%) Software Engineering
5 229 (39.76%) C++
6 204 (35.42%) Physics
7 186 (32.29%) Linux
8 171 (29.69%) Java
9 164 (28.47%) C
10 134 (23.26%) Computer Science Degree
11 115 (19.97%) Agile Software Development
12 111 (19.27%) Windows
13 107 (18.58%) JavaScript
14 106 (18.40%) Machine Learning
15 97 (16.84%) C#
16 96 (16.67%) SQL
17 91 (15.80%) PhD
18 85 (14.76%) Data Science
19 81 (14.06%) Finance
20 80 (13.89%) Algorithms
21 76 (13.19%) Statistics
22 75 (13.02%) Problem-Solving
23 73 (12.67%) Test Automation
24 64 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
25 63 (10.94%) Electronics
26 58 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
27 56 (9.72%) OO
28 54 (9.38%) SDLC
29 47 (8.16%) HTML
29 47 (8.16%) .NET

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 22 (3.82%) Apache Spark
2 13 (2.26%) Apache
3 12 (2.08%) OpenStack
4 9 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.69%) Apache Solr
5 4 (0.69%) Confluence
5 4 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.69%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.35%) CMS
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.17%) IIS
7 1 (0.17%) SAS
7 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.17%) Maya
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) Simulink
4 1 (0.17%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 9 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.04%) GitHub
5 6 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (0.69%) PaaS
7 4 (0.69%) SaaS
8 2 (0.35%) IaaS
8 2 (0.35%) Office 365
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.16%) TCP/IP
2 27 (4.69%) Wireless
3 25 (4.34%) Internet
4 18 (3.13%) LAN
4 18 (3.13%) WAN
5 16 (2.78%) Ethernet
6 15 (2.60%) Firewall
7 13 (2.26%) Network Security
7 13 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (2.08%) VoIP
9 9 (1.56%) Frame Relay
10 8 (1.39%) Extranet
10 8 (1.39%) Intranet
10 8 (1.39%) SMS
11 7 (1.22%) SAN
11 7 (1.22%) VPN
12 6 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.35%) HTTP
13 2 (0.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 29 (5.03%) Big Data
4 22 (3.82%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.26%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.08%) Data Mining
7 10 (1.74%) Power BI
8 8 (1.39%) MySQL
9 6 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.04%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.87%) HBase
10 5 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.52%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.35%) HDInsight
12 2 (0.35%) Redis
12 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (7.47%) Git (software)
2 21 (3.65%) JIRA
3 19 (3.30%) Visual Studio
4 16 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.43%) Selenium
6 11 (1.91%) Cucumber
7 10 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (1.56%) NUnit
9 7 (1.22%) Bugzilla
10 6 (1.04%) GitLab
11 5 (0.87%) CircleCI
11 5 (0.87%) Maven
12 4 (0.69%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.69%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.69%) IntelliJ
12 4 (0.69%) Protractor
13 3 (0.52%) webpack
14 2 (0.35%) JIRA Agile
14 2 (0.35%) LabVIEW
15 1 (0.17%) Buildbot
General
1 81 (14.06%) Finance
2 63 (10.94%) Electronics
3 25 (4.34%) Manufacturing
4 19 (3.30%) Retail
5 9 (1.56%) Law
5 9 (1.56%) Legal
6 8 (1.39%) Advertising
6 8 (1.39%) Games
6 8 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.35%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.17%) Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Marketing
9 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 219 (38.02%) Software Engineer
2 171 (29.69%) Developer
3 137 (23.78%) Graduate
4 135 (23.44%) C++ Software Engineer
5 88 (15.28%) Software Developer
6 81 (14.06%) C Software Engineer
7 80 (13.89%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 68 (11.81%) Graduate Developer
9 67 (11.63%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 61 (10.59%) Embedded Engineer
11 58 (10.07%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 58 (10.07%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 58 (10.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 52 (9.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 52 (9.03%) Graduate Software Developer
13 50 (8.68%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
14 46 (7.99%) Embedded C Engineer
14 46 (7.99%) Senior Developer
15 44 (7.64%) Embedded C Software Engineer
15 44 (7.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (8.16%) .NET
1 47 (8.16%) HTML
2 37 (6.42%) Web Services
3 32 (5.56%) CSS
3 32 (5.56%) WPF
4 26 (4.51%) jQuery
5 18 (3.13%) Node.js
6 17 (2.95%) ASP.NET
6 17 (2.95%) RESTful
6 17 (2.95%) TensorFlow
7 16 (2.78%) HTML5
8 15 (2.60%) WCF
8 15 (2.60%) XML
9 13 (2.26%) Reactive Extensions
10 12 (2.08%) AngularJS
11 11 (1.91%) WinForms
12 10 (1.74%) JSON
13 8 (1.39%) Spring
14 7 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (1.22%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 80 (13.89%) Algorithms
2 58 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (6.60%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (5.56%) Life Science
5 28 (4.86%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.65%) User Experience
7 20 (3.47%) Augmented Reality
8 19 (3.30%) Robotics
9 18 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
10 16 (2.78%) Internet of Things
11 14 (2.43%) Data Centre
11 14 (2.43%) Driving Licence
12 11 (1.91%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.56%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.39%) Fintech
15 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.87%) Client/Server
16 5 (0.87%) Private Cloud
17 4 (0.69%) 3D Graphics
17 4 (0.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 186 (32.29%) Linux
2 111 (19.27%) Windows
3 22 (3.82%) Unix
4 21 (3.65%) Android
5 14 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.91%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.74%) Embedded Linux
8 10 (1.74%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.87%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.17%) FreeRTOS
12 1 (0.17%) Robot Operating System
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (52.78%) Mathematics
2 258 (44.79%) Software Engineering
3 204 (35.42%) Physics
4 115 (19.97%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (18.40%) Machine Learning
6 85 (14.76%) Data Science
7 76 (13.19%) Statistics
8 75 (13.02%) Problem-Solving
9 73 (12.67%) Test Automation
10 64 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
11 56 (9.72%) OO
12 54 (9.38%) SDLC
13 45 (7.81%) Multithreading
14 39 (6.77%) Scrum
15 37 (6.42%) Computer Vision
16 33 (5.73%) Unit Testing
17 31 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (5.38%) DevOps
18 28 (4.86%) Analytics
19 27 (4.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 264 (45.83%) Python
2 229 (39.76%) C++
3 171 (29.69%) Java
4 164 (28.47%) C
5 107 (18.58%) JavaScript
6 97 (16.84%) C#
7 96 (16.67%) SQL
8 46 (7.99%) Embedded C
9 44 (7.64%) Embedded C++
10 33 (5.73%) MATLAB
11 18 (3.13%) PHP
11 18 (3.13%) R
12 13 (2.26%) Ruby
13 10 (1.74%) Julia
13 10 (1.74%) Scala
13 10 (1.74%) VB
14 9 (1.56%) Perl
15 7 (1.22%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.22%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 376 (65.28%) Degree
2 134 (23.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 91 (15.80%) PhD
4 18 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
5 17 (2.95%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.56%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.69%) CISA
7 4 (0.69%) CISSP
8 2 (0.35%) CCNA
8 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.35%) CISM
8 2 (0.35%) ISACA
8 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.17%) CEH
9 1 (0.17%) GCIH
9 1 (0.17%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.43%) QA
2 11 (1.91%) SLA
3 6 (1.04%) GCP
3 6 (1.04%) PMO
4 5 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.35%) WAI
7 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 34 (5.90%) Docker
2 22 (3.82%) Firmware
3 10 (1.74%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.39%) KVM
5 6 (1.04%) QEMU
6 5 (0.87%) LXC
7 2 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.35%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.35%) Xen
8 1 (0.17%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.39%) Ansible
2 6 (1.04%) Puppet
3 5 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.35%) Terraform
6 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.17%) Consul
6 1 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.17%) logstash
6 1 (0.17%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 38 (6.60%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.69%) Oracle
3 20 (3.47%) Cisco
4 19 (3.30%) Dell
4 19 (3.30%) HP
5 18 (3.13%) Avaya
6 15 (2.60%) WorldPay
7 13 (2.26%) Intel
8 12 (2.08%) CheckPoint
8 12 (2.08%) Nortel
8 12 (2.08%) Riverbed
9 10 (1.74%) Tableau
10 9 (1.56%) VMware
11 6 (1.04%) Brocade
11 6 (1.04%) Juniper
12 5 (0.87%) Cognos
12 5 (0.87%) Facebook
12 5 (0.87%) SaltStack
12 5 (0.87%) Twitter
12 5 (0.87%) Xamarin