The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 45 47 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.89% 4.67% 6.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.31% 13.35% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26 38 51
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Computer Science
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
398 352 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 43.21% 34.96% 36.93%
Number of salaries quoted 230 297 276
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +5 10 £51,250 +2.50% 3
Gloucester -4 10 £31,500 -25.88% 1
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 76 (78.35%) Degree
2 42 (43.30%) Software Engineering
3 41 (42.27%) C++
4 40 (41.24%) C
5 38 (39.18%) Security Cleared
6 34 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (32.99%) Java
8 30 (30.93%) DV Cleared
9 26 (26.80%) Python
10 25 (25.77%) Mathematics
11 22 (22.68%) C#
12 21 (21.65%) JavaScript
13 20 (20.62%) Management Information System
14 18 (18.56%) Defect Tracking
15 17 (17.53%) Information Security
15 17 (17.53%) Internet
16 16 (16.49%) Cybersecurity
17 15 (15.46%) Programme Management
18 14 (14.43%) Configuration Management
18 14 (14.43%) Physics
19 13 (13.40%) Continuous Improvement
19 13 (13.40%) HTML
20 12 (12.37%) Project Management
20 12 (12.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
21 11 (11.34%) Performance Metrics
21 11 (11.34%) PhD
21 11 (11.34%) SQL
21 11 (11.34%) Unix
22 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
22 10 (10.31%) Scrum

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (3.09%) JBoss
2 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Project
2 1 (1.03%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (1.03%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.03%) Maya
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
2 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.03%) Swift 3D
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.53%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) FTP
2 1 (1.03%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) SMPP
2 1 (1.03%) SMTP
2 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) Big Data
1 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) DB2
2 4 (4.12%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (1.03%) GIS
4 1 (1.03%) MySQL
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Cucumber
1 7 (7.22%) Selenium
2 6 (6.19%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (4.12%) JBehave
3 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.12%) JMeter
3 4 (4.12%) LoadRunner
4 3 (3.09%) JIRA
4 3 (3.09%) JUnit
5 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.19%) Military
3 5 (5.15%) Aerospace
3 5 (5.15%) Electronics
3 5 (5.15%) Finance
4 3 (3.09%) Games
4 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (20.62%) Software Engineer
2 15 (15.46%) Junior
3 14 (14.43%) Test Manager
4 13 (13.40%) Analyst
5 12 (12.37%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 12 (12.37%) Security Analyst
6 11 (11.34%) Developer
7 10 (10.31%) C# Software Engineer
7 10 (10.31%) Integration Manager
8 9 (9.28%) Software Manager
9 8 (8.25%) Applications Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Applications Support
9 8 (8.25%) Applications Support Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Graduate
9 8 (8.25%) Junior Applications Support
9 8 (8.25%) Junior Support Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Network Operations Specialist
9 8 (8.25%) Network Specialist
9 8 (8.25%) Support Engineer
10 7 (7.22%) Junior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.40%) HTML
2 9 (9.28%) .NET
2 9 (9.28%) XML
3 8 (8.25%) jQuery
4 7 (7.22%) CSS
5 5 (5.15%) Java EE
5 5 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (4.12%) Web Services
7 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.09%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.09%) EJB
7 3 (3.09%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.09%) JSF
8 2 (2.06%) Ajax
8 2 (2.06%) HTML5
8 2 (2.06%) RESTful
8 2 (2.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (2.06%) WCF
8 2 (2.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.77%) Mathematics
2 20 (20.62%) Management Information System
3 14 (14.43%) Physics
4 11 (11.34%) Performance Metrics
5 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.22%) Digital Media
6 5 (5.15%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (4.12%) Internet of Things
7 4 (4.12%) Visualisation
8 3 (3.09%) Life Science
8 3 (3.09%) User Experience
9 2 (2.06%) Graphic Design
9 2 (2.06%) PlayStation
9 2 (2.06%) Xbox
10 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.03%) e-Learning
10 1 (1.03%) Learning Management System
10 1 (1.03%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) Unix
2 8 (8.25%) Linux
3 6 (6.19%) Windows
4 4 (4.12%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.09%) CentOS
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.30%) Software Engineering
2 34 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.56%) Defect Tracking
4 17 (17.53%) Information Security
5 16 (16.49%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (15.46%) Programme Management
7 14 (14.43%) Configuration Management
8 13 (13.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (12.37%) Project Management
9 12 (12.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 10 (10.31%) Scrum
10 10 (10.31%) SDLC
10 10 (10.31%) Time Management
11 9 (9.28%) ITIL
12 8 (8.25%) Digital Forensics
12 8 (8.25%) Ethical Hacking
12 8 (8.25%) Quality Management
12 8 (8.25%) Test Planning
13 6 (6.19%) DevOps
13 6 (6.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (42.27%) C++
2 40 (41.24%) C
3 32 (32.99%) Java
4 26 (26.80%) Python
5 22 (22.68%) C#
6 21 (21.65%) JavaScript
7 11 (11.34%) SQL
8 8 (8.25%) Assembly Language
8 8 (8.25%) Korn
8 8 (8.25%) Perl
8 8 (8.25%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.12%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.06%) Lua
11 1 (1.03%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.03%) VC++
11 1 (1.03%) XPath
11 1 (1.03%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 76 (78.35%) Degree
2 38 (39.18%) Security Cleared
3 30 (30.93%) DV Cleared
4 11 (11.34%) PhD
5 8 (8.25%) HNC
5 8 (8.25%) HND
5 8 (8.25%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.12%) ISEB
7 3 (3.09%) CISM
7 3 (3.09%) CISSP
8 2 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.03%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.06%) COBIT
3 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (5.15%) SAP
2 4 (4.12%) HP
2 4 (4.12%) IBM
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle
3 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.06%) Apple
4 2 (2.06%) Intel
5 1 (1.03%) Adobe
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 28 days ago