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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 44 28 54
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 64 85 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.97% 7.77% 2.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.36% 20.19% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 57 67 13
Average salary £40,000 £48,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £36,400
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
479 421 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.16% 38.48% 36.75%
Number of salaries quoted 314 241 209
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 147 (84.97%) Degree
2 91 (52.60%) Java
3 89 (51.45%) Finance
4 73 (42.20%) Analytical Skills
5 72 (41.62%) C++
6 63 (36.42%) Mathematics
6 63 (36.42%) Physics
7 60 (34.68%) Risk Management
8 57 (32.95%) Grid Computing
8 57 (32.95%) Market Risk
9 53 (30.64%) Banking
10 44 (25.43%) Investment Banking
10 44 (25.43%) Financial Institution
11 42 (24.28%) C#
11 42 (24.28%) Investment Management
12 41 (23.70%) .NET
13 34 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (19.08%) Software Engineering
14 33 (19.08%) SQL Server
15 32 (18.50%) OO
16 28 (16.18%) JavaScript
17 27 (15.61%) HTML
18 23 (13.29%) Linux
18 23 (13.29%) Microsoft
19 22 (12.72%) CSS
19 22 (12.72%) ITIL
20 21 (12.14%) Python
21 20 (11.56%) Windows
21 20 (11.56%) SQL
22 19 (10.98%) MVC

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (6.36%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (1.73%) Apache
2 3 (1.73%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.73%) nginx
3 2 (1.16%) CMS
3 2 (1.16%) Joomla!
3 2 (1.16%) Drupal
4 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.58%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (2.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.89%) Internet
2 2 (1.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.94%) MySQL
3 8 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.73%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.16%) Big Data
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.58%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 13 (7.51%) Visual Studio
2 12 (6.94%) Subversion
3 9 (5.20%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.47%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.47%) NCrunch
5 5 (2.89%) Jasmine
5 5 (2.89%) RSpec
5 5 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.73%) Maven
6 3 (1.73%) Ant
6 3 (1.73%) Gradle
7 2 (1.16%) JUnit
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.16%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.16%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.58%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.58%) LLBLGen Pro
8 1 (0.58%) Behat
General
1 89 (51.45%) Finance
2 53 (30.64%) Banking
3 44 (25.43%) Investment Banking
3 44 (25.43%) Financial Institution
4 9 (5.20%) Games
5 8 (4.62%) Front Office
6 4 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.31%) French Language
7 3 (1.73%) Retail
8 2 (1.16%) Law
8 2 (1.16%) Legal
9 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.58%) Military
9 1 (0.58%) Billing
9 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 114 (65.90%) Developer
2 59 (34.10%) Java Developer
3 27 (15.61%) Senior Developer
4 22 (12.72%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (9.83%) Analyst
6 16 (9.25%) Junior
7 14 (8.09%) Junior Developer
8 13 (7.51%) C# Developer
8 13 (7.51%) Junior Java Developer
9 9 (5.20%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.62%) Applications Specialist
11 7 (4.05%) Software Developer
11 7 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (3.47%) C++ Developer
12 6 (3.47%) Technical Support
12 6 (3.47%) Python Developer
12 6 (3.47%) WPF Developer
13 5 (2.89%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 5 (2.89%) Ruby Developer
13 5 (2.89%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (23.70%) .NET
2 27 (15.61%) HTML
3 22 (12.72%) CSS
4 19 (10.98%) jQuery
5 18 (10.40%) ASP.NET
6 13 (7.51%) WPF
7 11 (6.36%) HTML5
8 9 (5.20%) Backbone.js
9 8 (4.62%) XML
10 7 (4.05%) LINQ
10 7 (4.05%) Spring
10 7 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (3.47%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 6 (3.47%) Task Parallel Library
11 6 (3.47%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (2.89%) Hibernate
12 5 (2.89%) Web Services
12 5 (2.89%) CSS3
12 5 (2.89%) Ember.js
13 4 (2.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 73 (42.20%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (36.42%) Mathematics
2 63 (36.42%) Physics
3 57 (32.95%) Market Risk
3 57 (32.95%) Grid Computing
4 15 (8.67%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.62%) Open Source
6 6 (3.47%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.89%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.31%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.31%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.31%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.73%) Derivative
9 3 (1.73%) NHS
10 2 (1.16%) W3C
10 2 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.16%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.16%) User Experience
11 1 (0.58%) PMI
11 1 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.29%) Linux
2 20 (11.56%) Windows
3 7 (4.05%) Mac OS X
3 7 (4.05%) UNIX
4 6 (3.47%) Android
5 5 (2.89%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.89%) AIX
5 5 (2.89%) Solaris
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (34.68%) Risk Management
2 42 (24.28%) Investment Management
3 34 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (19.08%) Software Engineering
5 32 (18.50%) OO
6 22 (12.72%) ITIL
7 19 (10.98%) MVC
7 19 (10.98%) Incident Management
7 19 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (9.83%) Web Development
9 14 (8.09%) OOP
10 12 (6.94%) Pair Programming
11 11 (6.36%) TDD
11 11 (6.36%) Workflow
12 7 (4.05%) Project Management
12 7 (4.05%) Multithreading
13 6 (3.47%) MVVM
13 6 (3.47%) BDD
13 6 (3.47%) OOD
13 6 (3.47%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 91 (52.60%) Java
2 72 (41.62%) C++
3 42 (24.28%) C#
4 28 (16.18%) JavaScript
5 21 (12.14%) Python
6 20 (11.56%) SQL
7 8 (4.62%) PHP
7 8 (4.62%) Ruby
8 6 (3.47%) C
9 5 (2.89%) Perl
9 5 (2.89%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (1.73%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.73%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 147 (84.97%) Degree
2 10 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.62%) ISEB
3 8 (4.62%) MCITP
4 5 (2.89%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.16%) MCDST
6 1 (0.58%) CISSP
6 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.58%) PMP
6 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.58%) SSCP
6 1 (0.58%) CISA
6 1 (0.58%) CISM
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.58%) CAPM
6 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) CGEIT
6 1 (0.58%) CRISC
6 1 (0.58%) ISACA
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.05%) SLA
2 2 (1.16%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.89%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.58%) Puppet
2 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.94%) Lotus
3 5 (2.89%) FrontRange
3 5 (2.89%) Oracle
4 3 (1.73%) Adobe
4 3 (1.73%) Iron Speed
5 2 (1.16%) Red Gate
5 2 (1.16%) LexisNexis
5 2 (1.16%) Intel
5 2 (1.16%) Typemock
6 1 (0.58%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.58%) IBM
6 1 (0.58%) Zend
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