Period
to 19 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 19 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 21 17
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 307 305 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 16.14% 11.18% 12.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.76% 12.32% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 255 263 286
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -15.79%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £74,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -2.50%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,729 2,475 2,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 90.90% 90.76% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,444 2,167 2,093
Oxfordshire median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11% -3.84%
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 +18 177 £38,500 -23.00% 25
Abingdon -3 46 £30,250 -13.57% 3
Bicester - 24 £40,000 - 4
Wallingford - 11 £30,000 - 5
Henley-on-Thames -1 4 £30,000 -14.29%
Thame +11 2 £37,500 +36.36%
Banbury +5 1 - - 1
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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.

1 262 (85.34%) Degree
2 194 (63.19%) Software Engineering
3 163 (53.09%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (50.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 128 (41.69%) Python
6 121 (39.41%) Git (software)
7 119 (38.76%) Mathematics
8 112 (36.48%) C#
9 91 (29.64%) .NET
10 86 (28.01%) Java
10 86 (28.01%) Docker
11 81 (26.38%) C++
12 75 (24.43%) Algorithms
13 66 (21.50%) Windows
14 65 (21.17%) Azure
15 60 (19.54%) JavaScript
15 60 (19.54%) Kubernetes
16 58 (18.89%) AWS
17 57 (18.57%) Microservices
18 55 (17.92%) SQL
19 52 (16.94%) Jenkins
20 51 (16.61%) TDD
21 49 (15.96%) Unit Testing
22 48 (15.64%) AngularJS
23 46 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
23 46 (14.98%) CSS
24 45 (14.66%) REST
25 44 (14.33%) Problem-Solving
26 40 (13.03%) DevOps
26 40 (13.03%) Test Automation

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 14 (4.56%) Confluence
2 7 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.63%) ArcGIS
4 3 (0.98%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (0.98%) Luigi
5 2 (0.65%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.33%) Apache
6 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 65 (21.17%) Azure
2 58 (18.89%) AWS
3 29 (9.45%) GCP
4 18 (5.86%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (4.56%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.95%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (1.63%) Power Platform
9 4 (1.30%) Office 365
9 4 (1.30%) SaaS
10 1 (0.33%) Google Docs
10 1 (0.33%) Google Sheets
10 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.63%) DHCP
1 5 (1.63%) DNS
2 3 (0.98%) Firewall
3 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) BGP
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.33%) HTTP
4 1 (0.33%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) IPsec
4 1 (0.33%) OSPF
4 1 (0.33%) SSL
4 1 (0.33%) VPN
4 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.17%) MySQL
3 16 (5.21%) Big Data
4 14 (4.56%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.95%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.63%) GIS
7 5 (1.63%) Power BI
7 5 (1.63%) Redis
8 4 (1.30%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.33%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 121 (39.41%) Git (software)
2 52 (16.94%) Jenkins
3 24 (7.82%) JIRA
4 21 (6.84%) TeamCity
4 21 (6.84%) Visual Studio Team System
5 20 (6.51%) Subversion
6 14 (4.56%) Selenium
7 13 (4.23%) Cucumber
7 13 (4.23%) Eclipse
8 11 (3.58%) Fiddler
9 10 (3.26%) Eclipse RCP
10 8 (2.61%) JUnit
11 7 (2.28%) Spinnaker
12 5 (1.63%) Mocha
12 5 (1.63%) SpecFlow
12 5 (1.63%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.30%) JMeter
14 3 (0.98%) IntelliJ
14 3 (0.98%) Travis CI
15 2 (0.65%) Bitbucket
General
1 17 (5.54%) Manufacturing
2 11 (3.58%) Law
3 4 (1.30%) Electronics
4 3 (0.98%) Finance
4 3 (0.98%) Marketing
4 3 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.65%) Games
5 2 (0.65%) Public Sector
5 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (42.35%) Software Engineer
2 120 (39.09%) Developer
3 87 (28.34%) Junior
4 76 (24.76%) Graduate
5 52 (16.94%) Software Developer
6 45 (14.66%) Graduate Developer
6 45 (14.66%) Junior Developer
7 38 (12.38%) Junior Software Engineer
8 36 (11.73%) Java Developer
9 33 (10.75%) Graduate Software Developer
9 33 (10.75%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 29 (9.45%) C# Software Engineer
10 29 (9.45%) Junior Software Developer
11 23 (7.49%) Python Developer
12 18 (5.86%) Senior Developer
13 15 (4.89%) QA Engineer
14 13 (4.23%) .NET Software Engineer
14 13 (4.23%) Applications Engineer
14 13 (4.23%) Software Development Engineer
14 13 (4.23%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (29.64%) .NET
2 48 (15.64%) AngularJS
3 46 (14.98%) CSS
4 45 (14.66%) REST
5 37 (12.05%) React
6 34 (11.07%) HTML
7 32 (10.42%) Spring
8 24 (7.82%) ASP.NET
9 21 (6.84%) Node.js
10 16 (5.21%) JSON
10 16 (5.21%) WPF
11 15 (4.89%) Spring Boot
12 14 (4.56%) Spring Cloud
12 14 (4.56%) Web Services
13 10 (3.26%) J2EE
13 10 (3.26%) Java RMI
13 10 (3.26%) JMS
13 10 (3.26%) Middleware
14 8 (2.61%) Gherkin
14 8 (2.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 75 (24.43%) Algorithms
2 18 (5.86%) Blog
3 16 (5.21%) Life Science
4 14 (4.56%) User Experience
5 13 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.91%) Cloud Native
7 11 (3.58%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (3.26%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.93%) Robotics
10 8 (2.61%) Data Structures
10 8 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.95%) CUDA
12 5 (1.63%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
14 2 (0.65%) Acoustics
15 1 (0.33%) Data Centre
15 1 (0.33%) Internet of Things
15 1 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
15 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 66 (21.50%) Windows
2 30 (9.77%) Linux
3 4 (1.30%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.98%) Unix
5 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (63.19%) Software Engineering
2 163 (53.09%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (38.76%) Mathematics
4 57 (18.57%) Microservices
5 51 (16.61%) TDD
6 49 (15.96%) Unit Testing
7 46 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (14.33%) Problem-Solving
9 40 (13.03%) DevOps
9 40 (13.03%) OOD
9 40 (13.03%) Test Automation
10 37 (12.05%) Software Architecture
11 35 (11.40%) Continuous Delivery
11 35 (11.40%) OOP
11 35 (11.40%) Physics
12 30 (9.77%) Time Management
12 30 (9.77%) Web Development
13 29 (9.45%) Computer Vision
14 28 (9.12%) Image Processing
14 28 (9.12%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 128 (41.69%) Python
2 112 (36.48%) C#
3 86 (28.01%) Java
4 81 (26.38%) C++
5 60 (19.54%) JavaScript
6 55 (17.92%) SQL
7 37 (12.05%) R
8 32 (10.42%) MATLAB
9 17 (5.54%) C
10 15 (4.89%) Java 8
11 10 (3.26%) Bash Shell
11 10 (3.26%) Jython
12 8 (2.61%) C++/CLI
13 7 (2.28%) Scala
13 7 (2.28%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.63%) Go
15 4 (1.30%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.30%) XAML
16 3 (0.98%) PHP
16 3 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 262 (85.34%) Degree
2 156 (50.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (4.23%) PhD
4 11 (3.58%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.63%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.17%) QA
System Software
1 86 (28.01%) Docker
2 11 (3.58%) Firmware
3 6 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.30%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.33%) iptables
5 1 (0.33%) vCloud
5 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 60 (19.54%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.95%) Ansible
3 4 (1.30%) Terraform
4 3 (0.98%) Kibana
5 2 (0.65%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.33%) Graylog
6 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.33%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.33%) Puppet
6 1 (0.33%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 32 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.45%) Google
3 5 (1.63%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 5 (1.63%) Tableau
4 2 (0.65%) Algorithmics
4 2 (0.65%) SAP
4 2 (0.65%) SonicWALL
4 2 (0.65%) WatchGuard
5 1 (0.33%) Arista
5 1 (0.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco
5 1 (0.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.33%) Juniper
5 1 (0.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.33%) VMware