Period
to 19 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 18 28
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 285 333 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.13% 12.13% 9.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.60% 27.25% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 248 270 255
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -13.79% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,750 £70,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,261 1,222 1,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 44.83% 44.52% 45.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,073 984 1,071
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.22% +14.12%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.63%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Oxfordshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Oxfordshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Oxfordshire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Oxford -7 136 £50,000 +26.58% 41
Abingdon +8 50 £37,500 -14.29% 7
Kidlington +11 17 £67,000 -11.84% 2
Thame - 12 £27,500 -
Banbury -8 4 £27,500 -8.33% 3
Henley-on-Thames -2 2 £35,000 -6.67%
Witney -7 2 £32,250 +50.00% 2
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 188 (65.96%) Degree
2 135 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (46.32%) Software Engineering
4 122 (42.81%) Java
5 95 (33.33%) Python
6 84 (29.47%) Machine Learning
7 78 (27.37%) Test Automation
8 76 (26.67%) Mathematics
8 76 (26.67%) C++
9 71 (24.91%) Analytics
10 70 (24.56%) JavaScript
11 65 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
12 62 (21.75%) C#
13 60 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
14 56 (19.65%) Web Services
14 56 (19.65%) TDD
15 54 (18.95%) Computer Science Degree
16 47 (16.49%) SQL
17 46 (16.14%) .NET
18 45 (15.79%) Natural Language Processing
19 44 (15.44%) Data Science
20 43 (15.09%) HTML
21 42 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
22 40 (14.04%) RESTful
23 39 (13.68%) Jenkins
23 39 (13.68%) User Experience
24 38 (13.33%) PhD
25 37 (12.98%) ASP.NET
26 36 (12.63%) OO
27 35 (12.28%) Linux

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 24 (8.42%) JBoss
2 17 (5.96%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (5.26%) Apache Solr
4 9 (3.16%) Apache Spark
4 9 (3.16%) Confluence
5 8 (2.81%) Apache
6 6 (2.11%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.11%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.75%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.70%) IIS
8 2 (0.70%) Tornado
9 1 (0.35%) CMS
9 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.75%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (1.40%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 65 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.96%) GitHub
3 16 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.11%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.75%) SaaS
6 3 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.05%) Cloudflare
6 3 (1.05%) Google Play
6 3 (1.05%) Silverpop
7 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.35%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.46%) DNS
1 7 (2.46%) LAN
1 7 (2.46%) VPN
1 7 (2.46%) WAN
2 6 (2.11%) DHCP
2 6 (2.11%) Firewall
3 5 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.75%) VLAN
3 5 (1.75%) Wireless
4 4 (1.40%) Internet
4 4 (1.40%) Network Security
5 2 (0.70%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.70%) MPLS
6 1 (0.35%) BGP
6 1 (0.35%) HTTP
6 1 (0.35%) IPv6
6 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.47%) Big Data
1 27 (9.47%) NoSQL
2 24 (8.42%) MongoDB
3 22 (7.72%) SQL Server
4 17 (5.96%) Hadoop
5 15 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.91%) MySQL
6 14 (4.91%) RDBMS
7 11 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.46%) Data Mining
9 6 (2.11%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.11%) Spotfire
10 4 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.05%) Redis
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (13.68%) Jenkins
2 32 (11.23%) Git (software)
3 28 (9.82%) Selenium
4 18 (6.32%) JIRA
5 14 (4.91%) Maven
6 11 (3.86%) JUnit
7 8 (2.81%) Cucumber
7 8 (2.81%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.11%) Ant
8 6 (2.11%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.75%) Hudson
9 5 (1.75%) Subversion
9 5 (1.75%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.40%) Android Studio
10 4 (1.40%) Fiddler
10 4 (1.40%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.40%) JMeter
10 4 (1.40%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.70%) Robot Framework
11 2 (0.70%) Xcode
General
1 19 (6.67%) Retail
2 18 (6.32%) Manufacturing
3 17 (5.96%) Games
4 8 (2.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.11%) Publishing
6 5 (1.75%) Marketing
7 3 (1.05%) Automotive
8 2 (0.70%) Finance
9 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 137 (48.07%) Developer
2 65 (22.81%) Software Engineer
3 44 (15.44%) Software Developer
4 42 (14.74%) Graduate
5 24 (8.42%) Python Developer
6 21 (7.37%) Graduate Developer
6 21 (7.37%) Senior Developer
7 19 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 18 (6.32%) Analyst
9 17 (5.96%) .NET Developer
10 15 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
10 15 (5.26%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 13 (4.56%) Senior Software Engineer
12 12 (4.21%) Computer Engineer
12 12 (4.21%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 12 (4.21%) Junior
12 12 (4.21%) Test Analyst
13 11 (3.86%) C++ Software Engineer
13 11 (3.86%) Lead Developer
13 11 (3.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (19.65%) Web Services
2 46 (16.14%) .NET
3 45 (15.79%) Natural Language Processing
4 43 (15.09%) HTML
5 40 (14.04%) RESTful
6 37 (12.98%) ASP.NET
7 32 (11.23%) jQuery
8 31 (10.88%) AngularJS
9 25 (8.77%) Django
10 24 (8.42%) CSS
11 21 (7.37%) Spring
12 20 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (5.96%) Backbone.js
14 16 (5.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (4.91%) Ruby on Rails
16 13 (4.56%) HTML5
17 11 (3.86%) JSON
17 11 (3.86%) Lucene
18 9 (3.16%) REST
18 9 (3.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.68%) User Experience
2 27 (9.47%) Algorithms
3 22 (7.72%) Mobile App
4 20 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (5.96%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (4.91%) Life Science
7 13 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.16%) Data Structures
9 6 (2.11%) CUDA
10 5 (1.75%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.75%) Robotics
10 5 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.75%) Video\Live Streaming
11 4 (1.40%) Smart City
12 2 (0.70%) Animation
12 2 (0.70%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.70%) iPad
12 2 (0.70%) NHS
13 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.28%) Linux
2 22 (7.72%) Windows
3 9 (3.16%) Android
4 6 (2.11%) Unix
5 5 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.75%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.05%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.70%) Solaris
8 1 (0.35%) CentOS
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (46.32%) Software Engineering
3 84 (29.47%) Machine Learning
4 78 (27.37%) Test Automation
5 76 (26.67%) Mathematics
6 71 (24.91%) Analytics
7 60 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (19.65%) TDD
9 44 (15.44%) Data Science
10 42 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
11 36 (12.63%) OO
12 35 (12.28%) Data Analytics
13 34 (11.93%) Scrum
14 33 (11.58%) MVC
15 30 (10.53%) BDD
15 30 (10.53%) Microservices
15 30 (10.53%) Visualisation
16 25 (8.77%) Data Modelling
17 23 (8.07%) Artificial Intelligence
18 22 (7.72%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 122 (42.81%) Java
2 95 (33.33%) Python
3 76 (26.67%) C++
4 70 (24.56%) JavaScript
5 62 (21.75%) C#
6 47 (16.49%) SQL
7 28 (9.82%) Ruby
8 18 (6.32%) PHP
9 17 (5.96%) C
10 10 (3.51%) R
11 8 (2.81%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.11%) Delphi
12 6 (2.11%) Kotlin
12 6 (2.11%) MATLAB
12 6 (2.11%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.75%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.40%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.40%) Java 8
14 4 (1.40%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 188 (65.96%) Degree
2 54 (18.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (13.33%) PhD
4 8 (2.81%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.75%) MCP
5 5 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.05%) HND
7 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.02%) QA
2 4 (1.40%) SLA
3 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.86%) Docker
3 8 (2.81%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (3.86%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.51%) Ansible
3 5 (1.75%) Terraform
4 4 (1.40%) Packer
5 3 (1.05%) SCCM
5 3 (1.05%) SCOM
6 2 (0.70%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.70%) Puppet
7 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (10.18%) Google
2 16 (5.61%) Talend
3 14 (4.91%) VMware
4 12 (4.21%) Oracle
5 11 (3.86%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.11%) Tableau
8 5 (1.75%) HP
8 5 (1.75%) SAP
9 4 (1.40%) Informatica
10 3 (1.05%) CommVault
10 3 (1.05%) Freshdesk
10 3 (1.05%) IBM
10 3 (1.05%) New Relic
10 3 (1.05%) PagerDuty
10 3 (1.05%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.70%) Sophos
11 2 (0.70%) Twitter
11 2 (0.70%) Veeam
12 1 (0.35%) Capita