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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 6 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.21% 2.72% 3.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.66% 8.20% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 12
Average salary £22,000 £28,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £41,800 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
106 61 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 38.97% 33.15% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 98 59 97
Average salary £36,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.09% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 16 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 53 (89.83%) C
2 48 (81.36%) C++
2 48 (81.36%) Software Engineering
3 44 (74.58%) Security Cleared
4 37 (62.71%) Degree
5 34 (57.63%) Java
6 22 (37.29%) Cyber Security
7 20 (33.90%) Android Development
7 20 (33.90%) iOS Development
7 20 (33.90%) Mobile App
7 20 (33.90%) Web Development
7 20 (33.90%) Spring
7 20 (33.90%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (33.90%) Network Security
7 20 (33.90%) Android
7 20 (33.90%) iPhone
7 20 (33.90%) Information Assurance
7 20 (33.90%) Qt
7 20 (33.90%) SQL
7 20 (33.90%) J2EE
7 20 (33.90%) WebLogic
7 20 (33.90%) EJB
7 20 (33.90%) HTTP
7 20 (33.90%) BT
7 20 (33.90%) Hibernate
7 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (27.12%) Aerospace
9 15 (25.42%) Python
10 13 (22.03%) Linux
11 12 (20.34%) C#

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 20 (33.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Project
2 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.90%) Network Security
1 20 (33.90%) HTTP
2 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.47%) Internet
4 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.39%) DNS
5 1 (1.69%) VPN
5 1 (1.69%) DHCP
5 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (3.39%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (3.39%) PVCS
General
1 16 (27.12%) Aerospace
2 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.47%) Law
4 3 (5.08%) Electronics
5 2 (3.39%) Military
6 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Software Engineer
1 19 (32.20%) Graduate
2 15 (25.42%) Developer
3 11 (18.64%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) Development Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Development Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Integration Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Junior
7 4 (6.78%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Graduate Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) IT Graduate
9 2 (3.39%) Graduate C++ Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Junior C++ Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Junior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Junior Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) Spring
1 20 (33.90%) Qt
1 20 (33.90%) J2EE
1 20 (33.90%) EJB
1 20 (33.90%) Hibernate
2 10 (16.95%) jQuery
2 10 (16.95%) HTML5
2 10 (16.95%) HTML
3 4 (6.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (3.39%) XML
4 2 (3.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Mobile App
1 20 (33.90%) iPhone
2 10 (16.95%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.39%) Physics
3 2 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.39%) CAN bus
3 2 (3.39%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.90%) Android
2 13 (22.03%) Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Windows
4 2 (3.39%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.69%) UNIX
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (81.36%) Software Engineering
2 22 (37.29%) Cyber Security
3 20 (33.90%) Android Development
3 20 (33.90%) iOS Development
3 20 (33.90%) Web Development
3 20 (33.90%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (33.90%) Information Assurance
3 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.64%) Programme Management
5 10 (16.95%) MVC
6 7 (11.86%) Risk Management
6 7 (11.86%) Project Management
7 5 (8.47%) Supply Chain Management
8 4 (6.78%) Computer Forensics
8 4 (6.78%) UML
9 2 (3.39%) SysML
9 2 (3.39%) Requirements Engineering
9 2 (3.39%) Regression Analysis
9 2 (3.39%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (3.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 53 (89.83%) C
2 48 (81.36%) C++
3 34 (57.63%) Java
4 20 (33.90%) SQL
5 15 (25.42%) Python
6 12 (20.34%) C#
7 10 (16.95%) Ruby
7 10 (16.95%) Ada
8 6 (10.17%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.39%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (74.58%) Security Cleared
2 37 (62.71%) Degree
3 11 (18.64%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) IEC 61508
1 2 (3.39%) DO-178B
1 2 (3.39%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) BT
2 1 (1.69%) SAP
2 1 (1.69%) VMware
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