Period
to 18 September 2018

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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 140 146 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 8.65% 9.91% 10.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.21% 24.46% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 133 125 134
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £66,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% -13.79% +2.35%

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 769 597 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 47.50% 40.50% 46.70%
Number of salaries quoted 700 479 573
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,700
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -7.22% +14.12%

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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 81 (57.86%) Python
2 75 (53.57%) Degree
3 58 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (39.29%) C++
5 51 (36.43%) Software Engineering
6 50 (35.71%) Java
7 47 (33.57%) Machine Learning
8 41 (29.29%) JavaScript
9 38 (27.14%) Mathematics
10 36 (25.71%) Computer Science Degree
11 35 (25.00%) Test Automation
11 35 (25.00%) PhD
12 32 (22.86%) C#
13 30 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
14 29 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (20.00%) NoSQL
16 26 (18.57%) Django
17 25 (17.86%) Ruby
17 25 (17.86%) Git (software)
17 25 (17.86%) HTML
18 24 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
19 23 (16.43%) AngularJS
19 23 (16.43%) Computer Vision
20 22 (15.71%) Artificial Intelligence
20 22 (15.71%) SQL
21 21 (15.00%) Mobile App
22 20 (14.29%) Deep Learning
22 20 (14.29%) Retail
23 19 (13.57%) Neural Network
23 19 (13.57%) Linux

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 8 (5.71%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.29%) Apache
2 6 (4.29%) Confluence
2 6 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.43%) Tornado
4 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 30 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.14%) Google Play
3 3 (2.14%) SaaS
4 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.43%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.43%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (1.43%) LAN
1 2 (1.43%) MPLS
1 2 (1.43%) VPN
1 2 (1.43%) WAN
2 1 (0.71%) BGP
2 1 (0.71%) DNS
2 1 (0.71%) HTTP
2 1 (0.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 17 (12.14%) MongoDB
3 16 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 15 (10.71%) RDBMS
5 13 (9.29%) MySQL
6 12 (8.57%) Big Data
7 10 (7.14%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.14%) Redis
11 2 (1.43%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.71%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.71%) CockroachDB
Development Applications
1 25 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.14%) JIRA
4 7 (5.00%) JUnit
4 7 (5.00%) Maven
4 7 (5.00%) Selenium
5 6 (4.29%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.29%) SoapUI
6 5 (3.57%) Ant
6 5 (3.57%) Hudson
6 5 (3.57%) Subversion
7 4 (2.86%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.43%) Gradle
8 2 (1.43%) Robot Framework
8 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.43%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.71%) CMake
9 1 (0.71%) NUnit
9 1 (0.71%) Travis CI
General
1 20 (14.29%) Retail
2 12 (8.57%) Games
3 5 (3.57%) Publishing
4 3 (2.14%) Automotive
4 3 (2.14%) Marketing
5 1 (0.71%) Finance
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (48.57%) Developer
2 38 (27.14%) Software Engineer
3 25 (17.86%) Software Developer
4 24 (17.14%) Python Developer
5 20 (14.29%) Graduate
6 12 (8.57%) C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (8.57%) Computer Engineer
7 11 (7.86%) Computer Vision Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) Junior
9 8 (5.71%) Analyst
10 7 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 7 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) Agile Test Analyst
11 6 (4.29%) Automation Test Analyst
11 6 (4.29%) C++ Developer
11 6 (4.29%) Junior Developer
11 6 (4.29%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) Research Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.57%) Django
2 25 (17.86%) HTML
3 23 (16.43%) AngularJS
4 18 (12.86%) jQuery
4 18 (12.86%) Natural Language Processing
4 18 (12.86%) RESTful
5 17 (12.14%) Backbone.js
6 15 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails
6 15 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (8.57%) .NET
8 11 (7.86%) Web Services
9 10 (7.14%) CSS
10 8 (5.71%) REST
11 7 (5.00%) TensorFlow
12 6 (4.29%) JSON
12 6 (4.29%) SOAP
13 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET
13 5 (3.57%) Node.js
13 5 (3.57%) XML
13 5 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 14 (10.00%) User Experience
3 9 (6.43%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.57%) Robotics
4 5 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.14%) Smart City
7 2 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.71%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.71%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.71%) CUDA
8 1 (0.71%) Digital Currency
8 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.71%) GPGPU
8 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.57%) Linux
2 9 (6.43%) Android
3 8 (5.71%) Windows
4 6 (4.29%) Unix
5 5 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (36.43%) Software Engineering
3 47 (33.57%) Machine Learning
4 38 (27.14%) Mathematics
5 35 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 29 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (16.43%) Computer Vision
9 22 (15.71%) Artificial Intelligence
10 20 (14.29%) Deep Learning
11 19 (13.57%) Bayesian Methods
11 19 (13.57%) Neural Network
12 17 (12.14%) Low Latency
12 17 (12.14%) TDD
13 16 (11.43%) BDD
14 15 (10.71%) Agile Project Management
14 15 (10.71%) Project Management
14 15 (10.71%) Scrum
14 15 (10.71%) Signal Processing
15 14 (10.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 81 (57.86%) Python
2 55 (39.29%) C++
3 50 (35.71%) Java
4 41 (29.29%) JavaScript
5 32 (22.86%) C#
6 25 (17.86%) Ruby
7 22 (15.71%) SQL
8 18 (12.86%) PHP
9 12 (8.57%) C
10 6 (4.29%) Kotlin
11 4 (2.86%) Apple Swift
11 4 (2.86%) Fortran
11 4 (2.86%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.86%) R
11 4 (2.86%) Scala
12 2 (1.43%) ES6
13 1 (0.71%) Groovy
13 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.71%) Perl
13 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 75 (53.57%) Degree
2 36 (25.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (25.00%) PhD
4 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.71%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.29%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (6.43%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.29%) Ansible
3 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (4.29%) Talend
2 5 (3.57%) Google
3 4 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.43%) IBM
6 1 (0.71%) Capita
6 1 (0.71%) Twitter