Period
to 17 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 447 635 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.50% 16.87% 14.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.74% 32.38% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 293 467 449
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,300 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,600 £68,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 2,056 1,961 1,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 52.88% 52.10% 45.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,259 1,508 1,403
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,950 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.76%

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 August 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 August 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 -6 379 £45,000 +5.88% 145
Peterborough +12 45 £44,000 -20.00% 2
St Neots - 1 £50,000 -
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 291 (65.10%) Degree
2 237 (53.02%) Mathematics
3 196 (43.85%) Python
4 181 (40.49%) Software Engineering
5 167 (37.36%) Physics
6 151 (33.78%) C++
7 141 (31.54%) Linux
8 117 (26.17%) C
9 112 (25.06%) Java
10 85 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
11 82 (18.34%) JavaScript
11 82 (18.34%) PhD
12 81 (18.12%) Computer Science Degree
13 75 (16.78%) Machine Learning
14 72 (16.11%) Windows
15 69 (15.44%) Test Automation
16 65 (14.54%) Data Science
17 64 (14.32%) C#
17 64 (14.32%) Finance
18 61 (13.65%) SQL
18 61 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
19 59 (13.20%) Problem-Solving
20 50 (11.19%) Statistics
21 47 (10.51%) TCP/IP
22 44 (9.84%) Artificial Intelligence
22 44 (9.84%) Algorithms
23 43 (9.62%) Web Services
24 41 (9.17%) HTML
25 37 (8.28%) Electronics
26 36 (8.05%) SQL Server

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 19 (4.25%) Apache Spark
2 14 (3.13%) OpenStack
3 10 (2.24%) Apache
4 7 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.45%) CMS
5 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.45%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.45%) SAS
6 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.22%) IIS
6 1 (0.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.22%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.82%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.22%) GitHub
5 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.51%) TCP/IP
2 28 (6.26%) LAN
2 28 (6.26%) WAN
2 28 (6.26%) Wireless
3 27 (6.04%) Ethernet
4 20 (4.47%) Firewall
5 19 (4.25%) Network Security
6 18 (4.03%) Intrusion Detection
6 18 (4.03%) VoIP
6 18 (4.03%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (3.36%) Internet
8 11 (2.46%) SAN
9 10 (2.24%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (2.24%) VPN
10 9 (2.01%) Frame Relay
11 8 (1.79%) SMS
12 6 (1.34%) Extranet
12 6 (1.34%) Intranet
13 2 (0.45%) HTTP
13 2 (0.45%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.82%) Big Data
3 23 (5.15%) NoSQL
4 16 (3.58%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.24%) Power BI
6 9 (2.01%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.34%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.34%) MySQL
8 4 (0.89%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.45%) GIS
10 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.45%) Redis
10 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (4.47%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.36%) JIRA
3 12 (2.68%) Selenium
4 10 (2.24%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (1.57%) Bugzilla
6 7 (1.57%) Cucumber
6 7 (1.57%) Vagrant
7 5 (1.12%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.89%) NUnit
9 3 (0.67%) Maven
10 2 (0.45%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.45%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.45%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.22%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.22%) GitLab
11 1 (0.22%) Gradle
11 1 (0.22%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 64 (14.32%) Finance
2 37 (8.28%) Electronics
3 30 (6.71%) Retail
4 21 (4.70%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.24%) Games
7 7 (1.57%) Advertising
8 5 (1.12%) Legal
9 4 (0.89%) Automotive
10 3 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.45%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.22%) Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.22%) French Language
12 1 (0.22%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.22%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 152 (34.00%) Software Engineer
2 128 (28.64%) Developer
3 124 (27.74%) Graduate
4 80 (17.90%) C++ Software Engineer
5 67 (14.99%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 62 (13.87%) Software Developer
7 61 (13.65%) Graduate Developer
8 49 (10.96%) C Software Engineer
9 42 (9.40%) Graduate Software Developer
10 40 (8.95%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 37 (8.28%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 37 (8.28%) Embedded Engineer
12 36 (8.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 36 (8.05%) Test Engineer
13 35 (7.83%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 35 (7.83%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 33 (7.38%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
15 32 (7.16%) C++ Developer
16 31 (6.94%) C++ Software Developer
17 29 (6.49%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.62%) Web Services
2 41 (9.17%) HTML
3 26 (5.82%) CSS
4 23 (5.15%) .NET
5 20 (4.47%) Node.js
6 17 (3.80%) RESTful
6 17 (3.80%) WPF
7 15 (3.36%) jQuery
8 14 (3.13%) HTML5
9 12 (2.68%) XML
10 11 (2.46%) Reactive Extensions
11 10 (2.24%) AngularJS
11 10 (2.24%) Django
12 9 (2.01%) CSS3
13 7 (1.57%) ASP.NET
13 7 (1.57%) Gherkin
13 7 (1.57%) TensorFlow
14 6 (1.34%) Keras
14 6 (1.34%) scikit-learn
14 6 (1.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 61 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (9.84%) Algorithms
3 29 (6.49%) Life Science
3 29 (6.49%) Management Information System
4 28 (6.26%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (4.47%) Data Centre
5 20 (4.47%) Driving Licence
6 14 (3.13%) User Experience
7 13 (2.91%) Augmented Reality
8 11 (2.46%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (2.46%) Robotics
9 9 (2.01%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.79%) Device Driver
10 8 (1.79%) Fintech
11 7 (1.57%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.34%) Internet of Things
13 5 (1.12%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.12%) Reinsurance
14 4 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 141 (31.54%) Linux
2 72 (16.11%) Windows
3 16 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (3.13%) Unix
4 14 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.79%) Android
6 7 (1.57%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.34%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (1.34%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.22%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (53.02%) Mathematics
2 181 (40.49%) Software Engineering
3 167 (37.36%) Physics
4 85 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (16.78%) Machine Learning
6 69 (15.44%) Test Automation
7 65 (14.54%) Data Science
8 59 (13.20%) Problem-Solving
9 50 (11.19%) Statistics
10 44 (9.84%) Artificial Intelligence
11 36 (8.05%) OO
12 33 (7.38%) SDLC
13 32 (7.16%) DevOps
14 27 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (6.04%) TDD
15 26 (5.82%) Project Management
16 25 (5.59%) Computer Vision
16 25 (5.59%) Multithreading
16 25 (5.59%) Scrum
17 24 (5.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 196 (43.85%) Python
2 151 (33.78%) C++
3 117 (26.17%) C
4 112 (25.06%) Java
5 82 (18.34%) JavaScript
6 64 (14.32%) C#
7 61 (13.65%) SQL
8 27 (6.04%) Embedded C
9 25 (5.59%) Embedded C++
10 20 (4.47%) MATLAB
11 15 (3.36%) PHP
12 8 (1.79%) R
12 8 (1.79%) Ruby
13 7 (1.57%) Go
13 7 (1.57%) Perl
13 7 (1.57%) Scala
13 7 (1.57%) VB
14 6 (1.34%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.67%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 291 (65.10%) Degree
2 82 (18.34%) PhD
3 81 (18.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (3.36%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (2.24%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.45%) CISA
6 2 (0.45%) CISM
6 2 (0.45%) CISSP
6 2 (0.45%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.22%) CCNA
7 1 (0.22%) CEH
7 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.22%) GCIH
7 1 (0.22%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.03%) SLA
2 10 (2.24%) PMO
3 9 (2.01%) QA
4 7 (1.57%) GCP
5 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.22%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.22%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (4.03%) Docker
2 14 (3.13%) Firmware
3 11 (2.46%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.79%) KVM
4 8 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.34%) QEMU
6 2 (0.45%) Xen
7 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.22%) LXC
7 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (2.68%) Ansible
2 8 (1.79%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.57%) Consul
3 7 (1.57%) Packer
3 7 (1.57%) Terraform
4 1 (0.22%) Puppet
4 1 (0.22%) SCCM
4 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (6.49%) Cisco
2 28 (6.26%) Avaya
3 23 (5.15%) Oracle
4 20 (4.47%) VMware
5 18 (4.03%) CheckPoint
5 18 (4.03%) Microsoft
5 18 (4.03%) Nortel
5 18 (4.03%) Riverbed
6 15 (3.36%) Intel
6 15 (3.36%) WorldPay
7 11 (2.46%) Dell
7 11 (2.46%) HP
8 10 (2.24%) Brocade
8 10 (2.24%) Juniper
8 10 (2.24%) Tableau
9 3 (0.67%) Capita
9 3 (0.67%) Cognos
10 2 (0.45%) QNX
10 2 (0.45%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.22%) Nokia