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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 35 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 79 71 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.64% 6.33% 2.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.05% 20.06% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 69 60 13
Average salary £42,000 £49,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +84.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £35,600
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
394 354 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.14% 31.55% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 233 213 135
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 142 (85.54%) Degree
2 94 (56.63%) Finance
2 94 (56.63%) Java
3 73 (43.98%) C++
4 69 (41.57%) Mathematics
4 69 (41.57%) Physics
5 66 (39.76%) Risk Management
6 63 (37.95%) Grid Computing
6 63 (37.95%) Market Risk
7 54 (32.53%) Banking
8 47 (28.31%) Financial Institution
9 46 (27.71%) Investment Banking
10 45 (27.11%) Investment Management
11 36 (21.69%) C#
12 34 (20.48%) .NET
12 34 (20.48%) OO
13 28 (16.87%) SQL Server
13 28 (16.87%) Software Engineering
14 26 (15.66%) JavaScript
15 25 (15.06%) Linux
16 24 (14.46%) HTML
17 22 (13.25%) MVC
18 21 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (12.65%) Windows
18 21 (12.65%) Microsoft
19 20 (12.05%) Python
19 20 (12.05%) ITIL
19 20 (12.05%) CSS
20 19 (11.45%) jQuery
21 18 (10.84%) SQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (6.63%) Lotus Domino
2 5 (3.01%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.81%) CMS
3 3 (1.81%) Apache
3 3 (1.81%) Drupal
3 3 (1.81%) nginx
4 2 (1.20%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Visualfiles
1 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.01%) Internet
2 2 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.63%) MySQL
3 8 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.22%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.20%) Big Data
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.60%) MSDE
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.83%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.02%) Subversion
2 10 (6.02%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.61%) Cucumber
3 6 (3.61%) NCrunch
4 5 (3.01%) Jasmine
4 5 (3.01%) RSpec
5 4 (2.41%) ReSharper
6 3 (1.81%) Gradle
6 3 (1.81%) Maven
6 3 (1.81%) Ant
6 3 (1.81%) JUnit
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.60%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.60%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.60%) Behat
General
1 94 (56.63%) Finance
2 54 (32.53%) Banking
3 47 (28.31%) Financial Institution
4 46 (27.71%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.42%) Games
6 7 (4.22%) Front Office
7 4 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.41%) French Language
8 2 (1.20%) Retail
9 1 (0.60%) Billing
9 1 (0.60%) Marketing
9 1 (0.60%) Military
9 1 (0.60%) Law
9 1 (0.60%) Legal
9 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 114 (68.67%) Developer
2 65 (39.16%) Java Developer
3 26 (15.66%) Senior Developer
4 22 (13.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (11.45%) Junior
6 17 (10.24%) Junior Developer
7 15 (9.04%) Junior Java Developer
8 14 (8.43%) Analyst
9 13 (7.83%) C# Developer
10 10 (6.02%) Software Engineer
11 8 (4.82%) Applications Specialist
12 6 (3.61%) Technical Support
12 6 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (3.61%) Python Developer
12 6 (3.61%) C++ Developer
12 6 (3.61%) WPF Developer
13 5 (3.01%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 5 (3.01%) Ruby Developer
13 5 (3.01%) Technical Support Engineer
13 5 (3.01%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.48%) .NET
2 24 (14.46%) HTML
3 20 (12.05%) CSS
4 19 (11.45%) jQuery
5 14 (8.43%) ASP.NET
6 12 (7.23%) WPF
7 10 (6.02%) HTML5
8 8 (4.82%) Backbone.js
8 8 (4.82%) Spring
9 7 (4.22%) Hibernate
9 7 (4.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (3.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 6 (3.61%) Task Parallel Library
10 6 (3.61%) WinForms
10 6 (3.61%) J2EE
10 6 (3.61%) Web Services
10 6 (3.61%) LINQ
10 6 (3.61%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (3.01%) XML
11 5 (3.01%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 69 (41.57%) Mathematics
1 69 (41.57%) Physics
2 63 (37.95%) Market Risk
2 63 (37.95%) Grid Computing
3 14 (8.43%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.22%) Open Source
5 6 (3.61%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.41%) NHS
7 3 (1.81%) DTV
7 3 (1.81%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.81%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.60%) Social Media
9 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.60%) PMI
9 1 (0.60%) W3C
9 1 (0.60%) Derivative
9 1 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.06%) Linux
2 21 (12.65%) Windows
3 7 (4.22%) Mac OS X
3 7 (4.22%) UNIX
4 5 (3.01%) Android
4 5 (3.01%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.01%) AIX
4 5 (3.01%) Solaris
5 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (39.76%) Risk Management
2 45 (27.11%) Investment Management
3 34 (20.48%) OO
4 28 (16.87%) Software Engineering
5 22 (13.25%) MVC
6 21 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (12.05%) ITIL
8 17 (10.24%) Incident Management
9 16 (9.64%) Web Development
9 16 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (8.43%) OOP
11 12 (7.23%) Pair Programming
12 10 (6.02%) Workflow
13 9 (5.42%) TDD
14 7 (4.22%) Multithreading
15 6 (3.61%) MVVM
15 6 (3.61%) BDD
15 6 (3.61%) OOD
16 5 (3.01%) Project Management
16 5 (3.01%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 94 (56.63%) Java
2 73 (43.98%) C++
3 36 (21.69%) C#
4 26 (15.66%) JavaScript
5 20 (12.05%) Python
6 18 (10.84%) SQL
7 9 (5.42%) PHP
8 8 (4.82%) Ruby
9 5 (3.01%) CoffeeScript
9 5 (3.01%) Perl
10 4 (2.41%) C
11 3 (1.81%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 142 (85.54%) Degree
2 9 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.82%) ISEB
3 8 (4.82%) MCITP
4 5 (3.01%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.60%) CAPM
5 1 (0.60%) CISSP
5 1 (0.60%) CGEIT
5 1 (0.60%) CRISC
5 1 (0.60%) ISACA
5 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.60%) PMP
5 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.60%) SSCP
5 1 (0.60%) CISA
5 1 (0.60%) CISM
5 1 (0.60%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.22%) SLA
2 2 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.60%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.23%) Lotus
3 5 (3.01%) FrontRange
4 4 (2.41%) Typemock
4 4 (2.41%) Red Gate
5 3 (1.81%) Adobe
6 2 (1.20%) Intel
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle
6 2 (1.20%) JBoss
6 2 (1.20%) Iron Speed
7 1 (0.60%) Zend
7 1 (0.60%) LexisNexis
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