Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 21 27
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 193 151 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 12.32% 10.27% 8.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 31.08% 22.01% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 172 126 126
Oxford median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00% +37.40%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £25,125
90th Percentile £68,625 £67,500 £66,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.37% +7.78% +37.40%

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 Oxford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 621 686 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 39.63% 46.63% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 523 587 545
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,750 £63,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Oxford

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in Oxford.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Oxford

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Oxford over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 134 (69.43%) Degree
2 81 (41.97%) Python
3 73 (37.82%) Mathematics
4 66 (34.20%) C++
5 59 (30.57%) Physics
6 54 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (27.98%) Amazon AWS
7 53 (27.46%) Algorithms
7 53 (27.46%) PhD
8 51 (26.42%) Software Engineering
9 50 (25.91%) C#
10 46 (23.83%) Java
11 40 (20.73%) .NET
12 37 (19.17%) Computer Science Degree
13 36 (18.65%) Windows
13 36 (18.65%) JavaScript
14 35 (18.13%) Linux
14 35 (18.13%) Git (software)
15 34 (17.62%) Qt
15 34 (17.62%) SQL
16 29 (15.03%) Machine Learning
17 28 (14.51%) Microsoft Azure
17 28 (14.51%) Web Services
17 28 (14.51%) HTML
18 27 (13.99%) R
19 25 (12.95%) MATLAB
20 24 (12.44%) CSS
20 24 (12.44%) CUDA
21 23 (11.92%) Big Data
21 23 (11.92%) C

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 7 (3.63%) Confluence
2 4 (2.07%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.04%) Apache
3 2 (1.04%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.04%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.52%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.52%) Mathematica
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 54 (27.98%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (14.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.22%) SaaS
4 4 (2.07%) Office 365
4 4 (2.07%) OneDrive
4 4 (2.07%) Silverpop
5 3 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.04%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.04%) Serverless
7 1 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.81%) Network Security
2 16 (8.29%) Firewall
3 15 (7.77%) BGP
4 14 (7.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (7.25%) TCP/IP
4 14 (7.25%) VPN
5 11 (5.70%) DNS
6 8 (4.15%) EIGRP
6 8 (4.15%) HSRP
6 8 (4.15%) OSPF
6 8 (4.15%) VoIP
7 7 (3.63%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (3.63%) Ethernet
7 7 (3.63%) IPsec
7 7 (3.63%) LAN
7 7 (3.63%) MPLS
7 7 (3.63%) VRRP
7 7 (3.63%) WAN
8 4 (2.07%) Kerberos
8 4 (2.07%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.92%) Big Data
2 16 (8.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.66%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.59%) Redis
5 4 (2.07%) GIS
6 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.04%) MySQL
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.52%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.52%) MS Access
7 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (18.13%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.74%) JIRA
3 10 (5.18%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.11%) Metasploit
5 5 (2.59%) Ant
5 5 (2.59%) Maven
6 4 (2.07%) MSI
6 4 (2.07%) Subversion
7 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.04%) JUnit
8 2 (1.04%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.04%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.52%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (7.25%) Games
2 13 (6.74%) Electronics
3 11 (5.70%) Finance
4 8 (4.15%) Automotive
4 8 (4.15%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.59%) Legal
5 5 (2.59%) Marketing
6 4 (2.07%) Retail
7 3 (1.55%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (34.72%) Developer
2 47 (24.35%) Software Engineer
3 35 (18.13%) C++ Software Engineer
4 33 (17.10%) Graduate
5 27 (13.99%) C# Developer
5 27 (13.99%) Junior
6 16 (8.29%) Machine Learning Researcher
6 16 (8.29%) Network Engineer
7 14 (7.25%) Consultant
7 14 (7.25%) Graduate Developer
7 14 (7.25%) Java Engineer
8 13 (6.74%) AWS Engineer
8 13 (6.74%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 13 (6.74%) Security Consultant
9 12 (6.22%) .NET Developer
9 12 (6.22%) Security Engineer
9 12 (6.22%) Tester
9 12 (6.22%) Web Developer
10 11 (5.70%) Junior Software Engineer
10 11 (5.70%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.73%) .NET
2 34 (17.62%) Qt
3 28 (14.51%) HTML
3 28 (14.51%) Web Services
4 24 (12.44%) CSS
5 23 (11.92%) OpenGL
5 23 (11.92%) WinForms
6 21 (10.88%) MFC
7 16 (8.29%) jQuery
7 16 (8.29%) Natural Language Processing
7 16 (8.29%) RESTful
8 14 (7.25%) ASP.NET
8 14 (7.25%) TensorFlow
9 13 (6.74%) AngularJS
9 13 (6.74%) React
10 12 (6.22%) .NET Framework
11 11 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (5.70%) Ember.js
12 6 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (3.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 53 (27.46%) Algorithms
2 24 (12.44%) CUDA
3 12 (6.22%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (6.22%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (4.15%) Life Science
5 7 (3.63%) User Experience
6 6 (3.11%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.59%) Cybercrime
7 5 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.59%) Robotics
8 4 (2.07%) Fintech
8 4 (2.07%) PKI
9 3 (1.55%) BYOD
9 3 (1.55%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.55%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.52%) NHS
11 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.65%) Windows
2 35 (18.13%) Linux
3 12 (6.22%) Unix
4 5 (2.59%) Mac OS
5 4 (2.07%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.07%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.55%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.52%) Debian
7 1 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (37.82%) Mathematics
2 59 (30.57%) Physics
3 54 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (26.42%) Software Engineering
5 29 (15.03%) Machine Learning
6 23 (11.92%) Multithreading
7 22 (11.40%) OOD
8 20 (10.36%) MVC
9 19 (9.84%) Statistics
10 18 (9.33%) Cybersecurity
10 18 (9.33%) Deep Learning
11 17 (8.81%) Economics
11 17 (8.81%) Kalman Filter
11 17 (8.81%) Mentoring
11 17 (8.81%) Neural Network
11 17 (8.81%) Web Development
12 16 (8.29%) Bayesian Methods
12 16 (8.29%) ITIL
12 16 (8.29%) Problem Management
12 16 (8.29%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 81 (41.97%) Python
2 66 (34.20%) C++
3 50 (25.91%) C#
4 46 (23.83%) Java
5 36 (18.65%) JavaScript
6 34 (17.62%) SQL
7 27 (13.99%) R
8 25 (12.95%) MATLAB
9 23 (11.92%) C
10 17 (8.81%) Julia
10 17 (8.81%) Ruby
11 13 (6.74%) Perl
12 10 (5.18%) PowerShell
13 9 (4.66%) PHP
14 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.04%) Go
16 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.52%) Scala
16 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 134 (69.43%) Degree
2 53 (27.46%) PhD
3 37 (19.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (5.70%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.70%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.63%) Master's Degree
6 6 (3.11%) CEH
6 6 (3.11%) CHECK Team Member
6 6 (3.11%) CREST Certified
6 6 (3.11%) Cyber Scheme
6 6 (3.11%) OSCP
7 5 (2.59%) GCFA
7 5 (2.59%) GCFE
7 5 (2.59%) GCIH
7 5 (2.59%) GREM
8 3 (1.55%) CHECK Team Leader
8 3 (1.55%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.55%) Tigerscheme
9 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.52%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.22%) PMO
2 11 (5.70%) QA
3 4 (2.07%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.04%) GCP
6 1 (0.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.52%) GDPR
6 1 (0.52%) IASME
6 1 (0.52%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.52%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 5 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.07%) Docker
2 4 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (2.07%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (1.55%) Firmware
4 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (7.77%) SCOM
2 12 (6.22%) Nagios
3 6 (3.11%) Nessus
4 4 (2.07%) Ansible
4 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.07%) SCCM
4 4 (2.07%) Terraform
5 3 (1.55%) Jamf Pro
5 3 (1.55%) Nmap
5 3 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.55%) Puppet
6 2 (1.04%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.25%) Palo Alto
3 12 (6.22%) SolarWinds
4 9 (4.66%) CheckPoint
4 9 (4.66%) Cisco
5 8 (4.15%) Juniper
6 5 (2.59%) Sophos
7 4 (2.07%) IBM
7 4 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.55%) Apple
9 2 (1.04%) New Relic
10 1 (0.52%) CA
10 1 (0.52%) F5
10 1 (0.52%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.52%) Google
10 1 (0.52%) HP
10 1 (0.52%) SAP