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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 43 33 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 71 76 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.29% 6.80% 3.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.84% 19.00% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 64 63 12
Average salary £41,000 £52,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.90% +101.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £35,450
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
513 400 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.20% 35.78% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 339 239 214
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 15 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 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.

1 146 (85.38%) Degree
2 94 (54.97%) Java
3 93 (54.39%) Finance
4 75 (43.86%) C++
4 75 (43.86%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (39.77%) Mathematics
5 68 (39.77%) Physics
6 65 (38.01%) Risk Management
7 62 (36.26%) Grid Computing
7 62 (36.26%) Market Risk
8 56 (32.75%) Banking
9 48 (28.07%) Investment Banking
9 48 (28.07%) Financial Institution
10 46 (26.90%) Investment Management
11 40 (23.39%) C#
12 38 (22.22%) .NET
13 33 (19.30%) OO
14 32 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (18.13%) Software Engineering
16 30 (17.54%) SQL Server
17 26 (15.20%) JavaScript
18 24 (14.04%) HTML
19 23 (13.45%) Linux
19 23 (13.45%) Microsoft
20 22 (12.87%) Windows
21 21 (12.28%) Python
21 21 (12.28%) MVC
22 20 (11.70%) ITIL
22 20 (11.70%) CSS
23 18 (10.53%) SQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 15 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 (6.43%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (1.75%) Apache
2 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.75%) nginx
3 2 (1.17%) CMS
3 2 (1.17%) Joomla!
3 2 (1.17%) Drupal
4 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Visualfiles
1 1 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.92%) Internet
2 2 (1.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.43%) MySQL
3 9 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (4.09%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.17%) Big Data
9 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.58%) MSDE
9 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (8.19%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.43%) Subversion
3 9 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.51%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.51%) NCrunch
5 5 (2.92%) Jasmine
5 5 (2.92%) RSpec
6 4 (2.34%) ReSharper
7 3 (1.75%) Gradle
7 3 (1.75%) Maven
7 3 (1.75%) Ant
8 2 (1.17%) JUnit
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.17%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.58%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.58%) LLBLGen Pro
9 1 (0.58%) Behat
General
1 93 (54.39%) Finance
2 56 (32.75%) Banking
3 48 (28.07%) Investment Banking
3 48 (28.07%) Financial Institution
4 9 (5.26%) Games
5 8 (4.68%) Front Office
6 4 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.34%) French Language
7 3 (1.75%) Retail
8 1 (0.58%) Billing
8 1 (0.58%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Military
8 1 (0.58%) Law
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 114 (66.67%) Developer
2 63 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 27 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 23 (13.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (9.94%) Junior
6 15 (8.77%) Analyst
6 15 (8.77%) Junior Developer
7 14 (8.19%) Junior Java Developer
8 13 (7.60%) C# Developer
9 11 (6.43%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.68%) Applications Specialist
11 6 (3.51%) Technical Support
11 6 (3.51%) C++ Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.51%) Python Developer
11 6 (3.51%) WPF Developer
12 5 (2.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 5 (2.92%) Ruby Developer
12 5 (2.92%) Technical Engineer
12 5 (2.92%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.22%) .NET
2 24 (14.04%) HTML
3 20 (11.70%) CSS
4 18 (10.53%) jQuery
5 16 (9.36%) ASP.NET
6 12 (7.02%) WPF
7 10 (5.85%) HTML5
8 8 (4.68%) Backbone.js
9 7 (4.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (4.09%) XML
9 7 (4.09%) Spring
10 6 (3.51%) WinForms
10 6 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (3.51%) LINQ
10 6 (3.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 6 (3.51%) Task Parallel Library
11 5 (2.92%) Ember.js
11 5 (2.92%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.92%) Web Services
12 4 (2.34%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 75 (43.86%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (39.77%) Mathematics
2 68 (39.77%) Physics
3 62 (36.26%) Market Risk
3 62 (36.26%) Grid Computing
4 15 (8.77%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.68%) Open Source
6 6 (3.51%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.92%) NHS
8 4 (2.34%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.34%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.75%) DTV
10 2 (1.17%) Derivative
10 2 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.17%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.58%) User Experience
11 1 (0.58%) Social Media
11 1 (0.58%) PMI
11 1 (0.58%) W3C
11 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.45%) Linux
2 22 (12.87%) Windows
3 7 (4.09%) Mac OS X
3 7 (4.09%) UNIX
4 6 (3.51%) Android
5 5 (2.92%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.92%) AIX
5 5 (2.92%) Solaris
6 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (38.01%) Risk Management
2 46 (26.90%) Investment Management
3 33 (19.30%) OO
4 32 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (18.13%) Software Engineering
6 21 (12.28%) MVC
7 20 (11.70%) ITIL
8 18 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (9.94%) Incident Management
10 15 (8.77%) Web Development
11 14 (8.19%) OOP
12 12 (7.02%) Pair Programming
13 11 (6.43%) Workflow
14 10 (5.85%) TDD
15 7 (4.09%) Multithreading
16 6 (3.51%) MVVM
16 6 (3.51%) BDD
16 6 (3.51%) Android Development
16 6 (3.51%) Coaching
17 5 (2.92%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (54.97%) Java
2 75 (43.86%) C++
3 40 (23.39%) C#
4 26 (15.20%) JavaScript
5 21 (12.28%) Python
6 18 (10.53%) SQL
7 8 (4.68%) PHP
7 8 (4.68%) Ruby
8 6 (3.51%) C
9 5 (2.92%) Perl
9 5 (2.92%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (1.75%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.17%) Scala
11 2 (1.17%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 146 (85.38%) Degree
2 9 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.68%) ISEB
3 8 (4.68%) MCITP
4 5 (2.92%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.58%) CAPM
5 1 (0.58%) CISSP
5 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) CGEIT
5 1 (0.58%) CRISC
5 1 (0.58%) ISACA
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.58%) PMP
5 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.58%) SSCP
5 1 (0.58%) CISA
5 1 (0.58%) CISM
5 1 (0.58%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.34%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.92%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.58%) Puppet
2 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.02%) Lotus
3 5 (2.92%) FrontRange
4 4 (2.34%) Typemock
4 4 (2.34%) Oracle
4 4 (2.34%) Red Gate
5 3 (1.75%) Adobe
6 2 (1.17%) Intel
6 2 (1.17%) Iron Speed
7 1 (0.58%) Zend
7 1 (0.58%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.58%) LexisNexis
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow Centre, Scotland
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £40k depending on level of experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 26 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago