The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 23 51
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +28
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 50 111 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.52% 10.31% 3.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.40% 23.97% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 44 86 15
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
373 463 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 33.76% 42.99% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 239 268 210
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Glasgow

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

1 133 (84.18%) Degree
2 77 (48.73%) Finance
3 76 (48.10%) Java
4 62 (39.24%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (38.61%) C++
6 53 (33.54%) Mathematics
7 52 (32.91%) Physics
8 50 (31.65%) Risk Management
9 47 (29.75%) Grid Computing
9 47 (29.75%) Market Risk
10 46 (29.11%) Banking
11 44 (27.85%) C#
12 43 (27.22%) .NET
13 37 (23.42%) Financial Institution
13 37 (23.42%) Investment Banking
14 35 (22.15%) Software Engineering
14 35 (22.15%) Investment Management
14 35 (22.15%) SQL Server
15 32 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (17.72%) OO
17 26 (16.46%) HTML
17 26 (16.46%) JavaScript
18 25 (15.82%) Microsoft
19 22 (13.92%) SQL
20 20 (12.66%) ASP.NET
20 20 (12.66%) CSS
20 20 (12.66%) Linux
21 19 (12.03%) ITIL
21 19 (12.03%) Windows
22 18 (11.39%) jQuery

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 9 (5.70%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (1.90%) Apache
2 3 (1.90%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.90%) nginx
3 2 (1.27%) Drupal
3 2 (1.27%) Joomla!
3 2 (1.27%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.53%) Internet
2 2 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.33%) MySQL
3 9 (5.70%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.27%) Big Data
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (9.49%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.59%) Subversion
3 9 (5.70%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.80%) NCrunch
5 5 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.53%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.90%) JUnit
7 3 (1.90%) RSpec
7 3 (1.90%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.27%) Gradle
8 2 (1.27%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (1.27%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.27%) Maven
8 2 (1.27%) Ant
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.63%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.63%) LLBLGen Pro
9 1 (0.63%) Behat
General
1 77 (48.73%) Finance
2 46 (29.11%) Banking
3 37 (23.42%) Financial Institution
3 37 (23.42%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.70%) Games
5 8 (5.06%) Front Office
6 5 (3.16%) Retail
7 4 (2.53%) French Language
7 4 (2.53%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.27%) Law
8 2 (1.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Military
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.63%) Marketing
9 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 102 (64.56%) Developer
2 48 (30.38%) Java Developer
3 23 (14.56%) Senior Developer
4 19 (12.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (9.49%) Analyst
5 15 (9.49%) Junior
6 14 (8.86%) C# Developer
7 13 (8.23%) Junior Developer
8 11 (6.96%) Junior Java Developer
9 9 (5.70%) Software Engineer
10 8 (5.06%) Applications Specialist
10 8 (5.06%) Software Developer
11 7 (4.43%) .NET Developer
12 6 (3.80%) WPF Developer
12 6 (3.80%) Python Developer
12 6 (3.80%) Technical Support
12 6 (3.80%) C++ Developer
13 5 (3.16%) Graduate
13 5 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (3.16%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (27.22%) .NET
2 26 (16.46%) HTML
3 20 (12.66%) ASP.NET
3 20 (12.66%) CSS
4 18 (11.39%) jQuery
5 13 (8.23%) WPF
6 10 (6.33%) HTML5
7 9 (5.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (5.70%) XML
8 7 (4.43%) LINQ
8 7 (4.43%) Backbone.js
9 6 (3.80%) Task Parallel Library
9 6 (3.80%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 6 (3.80%) Web Services
10 5 (3.16%) Spring
11 4 (2.53%) REST
11 4 (2.53%) CSS3
11 4 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (2.53%) Apache Flex
11 4 (2.53%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 62 (39.24%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (33.54%) Mathematics
3 52 (32.91%) Physics
4 47 (29.75%) Grid Computing
4 47 (29.75%) Market Risk
5 14 (8.86%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.80%) Open Source
6 6 (3.80%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.53%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.53%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.53%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.90%) NHS
8 3 (1.90%) Derivative
8 3 (1.90%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.27%) User Experience
9 2 (1.27%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.27%) W3C
10 1 (0.63%) PMI
10 1 (0.63%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.66%) Linux
2 19 (12.03%) Windows
3 6 (3.80%) Android
3 6 (3.80%) UNIX
4 5 (3.16%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.16%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.90%) AIX
5 3 (1.90%) Solaris
6 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.65%) Risk Management
2 35 (22.15%) Software Engineering
2 35 (22.15%) Investment Management
3 32 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (17.72%) OO
5 19 (12.03%) ITIL
6 18 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (10.13%) OOP
7 16 (10.13%) Incident Management
8 15 (9.49%) Web Development
8 15 (9.49%) MVC
9 12 (7.59%) Pair Programming
10 9 (5.70%) TDD
11 8 (5.06%) Workflow
12 7 (4.43%) Project Management
13 6 (3.80%) Android Development
13 6 (3.80%) MVVM
13 6 (3.80%) Coaching
13 6 (3.80%) Multithreading
13 6 (3.80%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 76 (48.10%) Java
2 61 (38.61%) C++
3 44 (27.85%) C#
4 26 (16.46%) JavaScript
5 22 (13.92%) SQL
6 18 (11.39%) Python
7 8 (5.06%) PHP
8 6 (3.80%) Ruby
9 5 (3.16%) C
10 4 (2.53%) Perl
11 3 (1.90%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.90%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (1.27%) Scala
12 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.63%) XQuery
13 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 133 (84.18%) Degree
2 10 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.06%) MCITP
3 8 (5.06%) ISEB
4 5 (3.16%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PMP
5 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.63%) CISSP
5 1 (0.63%) SSCP
5 1 (0.63%) CISA
5 1 (0.63%) CISM
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) CAPM
5 1 (0.63%) MCDST
5 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) CGEIT
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.63%) CRISC
5 1 (0.63%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) SLA
2 3 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.70%) Lotus
3 6 (3.80%) Oracle
4 5 (3.16%) FrontRange
5 3 (1.90%) Adobe
5 3 (1.90%) Iron Speed
6 2 (1.27%) Red Gate
6 2 (1.27%) Typemock
6 2 (1.27%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.63%) IBM
7 1 (0.63%) Intel
7 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.63%) Zend
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £36000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Posted: 14 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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