The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 45 54 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 9 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.31% 2.04% 5.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.48% 6.38% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 12
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,900 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Computer Science
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
201 141 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 51.54% 31.90% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 103 120 85
Average salary £50,798 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.13% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £27,675
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 25 (100.00%) Degree
2 11 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) Information Security
3 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (40.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 9 (36.00%) Physics
4 9 (36.00%) Internet
5 8 (32.00%) Assembly Language
5 8 (32.00%) Python
5 8 (32.00%) Perl
5 8 (32.00%) C
5 8 (32.00%) C++
5 8 (32.00%) Digital Forensics
5 8 (32.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (32.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 7 (28.00%) Digital Media
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (12.00%) jQuery
8 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.00%) SDLC
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL
8 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (12.00%) HTML
8 3 (12.00%) C#
8 3 (12.00%) .NET

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) SMPP
2 1 (4.00%) SMTP
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) GIS
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) Network Operations Specialist
1 8 (32.00%) Network Specialist
1 8 (32.00%) Security Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Junior
2 7 (28.00%) Junior Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Junior Security Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Compliance Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
1 3 (12.00%) jQuery
2 2 (8.00%) HTML5
2 2 (8.00%) WCF
2 2 (8.00%) WPF
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) J2EE
3 1 (4.00%) Java EE
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) WSDL
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (36.00%) Physics
3 7 (28.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) User Experience
5 1 (4.00%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
1 11 (44.00%) Information Security
2 8 (32.00%) Digital Forensics
2 8 (32.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 8 (32.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) MVC
3 3 (12.00%) SDLC
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) OOD
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Open Source
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) Assembly Language
3 8 (32.00%) C
3 8 (32.00%) C++
3 8 (32.00%) Perl
3 8 (32.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) XPath
5 1 (4.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) CISM
3 3 (12.00%) CISSP
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (8.00%) COBIT
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago