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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 65 46
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 57 50 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.61% 3.60% 4.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.10% 9.40% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 35
Average salary £38,750 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.21% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £62,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
471 532 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.08% 38.27% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 308 335 190
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 27 April 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 112 (90.32%) Degree
2 68 (54.84%) .NET
3 60 (48.39%) C#
4 50 (40.32%) SQL Server
5 47 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (37.10%) ASP.NET
7 45 (36.29%) JavaScript
8 39 (31.45%) HTML
9 38 (30.65%) TDD
10 35 (28.23%) Microsoft
11 32 (25.81%) Software Engineering
12 28 (22.58%) Scrum
12 28 (22.58%) Java
13 27 (21.77%) CSS
13 27 (21.77%) Mathematics
13 27 (21.77%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (20.16%) Mentoring
15 24 (19.35%) Finance
16 22 (17.74%) MVC
16 22 (17.74%) Physics
16 22 (17.74%) Relational Database
17 20 (16.13%) SQL
18 18 (14.52%) OO
19 17 (13.71%) Web Services
19 17 (13.71%) Software Architecture
19 17 (13.71%) User Experience
20 16 (12.90%) Open Source
20 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
20 16 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
21 15 (12.10%) MS Excel

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 7 (5.65%) IIS
1 7 (5.65%) Node.js
2 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.61%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) Drupal
4 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.81%) JBoss
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.81%) WinCC
Applications
1 15 (12.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.84%) Magento
3 2 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.42%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.42%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (2.42%) GitHub
4 2 (1.61%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.61%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.81%) LAN
3 1 (0.81%) WAN
3 1 (0.81%) DHCP
3 1 (0.81%) DNS
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.81%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (40.32%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.74%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.87%) MySQL
3 11 (8.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.03%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.42%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.42%) Datomic
6 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (8.06%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.84%) Subversion
4 5 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.42%) JUnit
5 3 (2.42%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.42%) Maven
6 2 (1.61%) MorphX
7 1 (0.81%) CodeWarrior
7 1 (0.81%) Artifactory
General
1 24 (19.35%) Finance
2 14 (11.29%) Banking
3 12 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 11 (8.87%) Retail
5 5 (4.03%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.23%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.61%) Front Office
7 2 (1.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.81%) Back Office
8 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (64.52%) Developer
2 25 (20.16%) .NET Developer
3 18 (14.52%) Software Developer
4 16 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 13 (10.48%) Architect
6 12 (9.68%) Senior Developer
7 9 (7.26%) Graduate
7 9 (7.26%) C# Developer
7 9 (7.26%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (5.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Software Architect
8 7 (5.65%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) PHP Developer
10 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Junior
10 5 (4.03%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Analyst
11 4 (3.23%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Junior Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (54.84%) .NET
2 46 (37.10%) ASP.NET
3 39 (31.45%) HTML
4 27 (21.77%) CSS
5 17 (13.71%) Web Services
6 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (12.10%) AngularJS
8 13 (10.48%) WCF
9 12 (9.68%) Spring.NET
9 12 (9.68%) NHibernate
9 12 (9.68%) HTML5
9 12 (9.68%) Castle Windsor
10 9 (7.26%) CSS3
10 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (7.26%) jQuery
11 8 (6.45%) Spring
12 7 (5.65%) XML
13 6 (4.84%) Hibernate
13 6 (4.84%) .NET Framework
14 5 (4.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.77%) Mathematics
1 27 (21.77%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (17.74%) Physics
3 17 (13.71%) User Experience
4 16 (12.90%) Open Source
5 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.03%) Market Risk
5 5 (4.03%) Grid Computing
6 4 (3.23%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.42%) Semantic Web
7 3 (2.42%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (2.42%) Derivative
8 2 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.61%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.81%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.81%) SCADA
9 1 (0.81%) Clustering
9 1 (0.81%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.84%) Android
2 5 (4.03%) UNIX
3 4 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.23%) Linux
4 2 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.65%) TDD
3 32 (25.81%) Software Engineering
4 28 (22.58%) Scrum
5 25 (20.16%) Mentoring
6 22 (17.74%) MVC
7 18 (14.52%) OO
8 17 (13.71%) Software Architecture
9 13 (10.48%) Investment Management
9 13 (10.48%) OOP
9 13 (10.48%) Project Management
10 12 (9.68%) SOA
10 12 (9.68%) CRM
10 12 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (9.68%) UX Design
11 10 (8.06%) Risk Management
12 9 (7.26%) MVVM
13 7 (5.65%) Multithreading
13 7 (5.65%) Refactoring
13 7 (5.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.39%) C#
2 45 (36.29%) JavaScript
3 28 (22.58%) Java
4 20 (16.13%) SQL
5 12 (9.68%) C++
6 7 (5.65%) PHP
6 7 (5.65%) Python
7 4 (3.23%) Ruby
8 3 (2.42%) Scala
8 3 (2.42%) Clojure
9 2 (1.61%) X++
9 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.61%) C
10 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.81%) XPath
10 1 (0.81%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.81%) XQuery
10 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 112 (90.32%) Degree
2 16 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.81%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.81%) MCSE
3 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.65%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (28.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.06%) Oracle
3 5 (4.03%) Zend
4 4 (3.23%) Iron Speed
5 3 (2.42%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.61%) Sybase
6 2 (1.61%) Cisco
7 1 (0.81%) IBM
7 1 (0.81%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.81%) Allen-Bradley
7 1 (0.81%) Dell
7 1 (0.81%) Citrix
7 1 (0.81%) Informatica
7 1 (0.81%) Siemens
7 1 (0.81%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.81%) Hyland
7 1 (0.81%) Wonderware
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