The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 49 47
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 8 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 3.35% 4.03% 1.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.12% 9.14% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 6
Median salary £45,500 £49,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +66.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,250 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £54,000 £32,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 66 175 87
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 27.62% 44.08% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 62 152 80
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +23.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £33,180 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Cheltenham

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Cheltenham

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
3 5 (45.45%) Physics
4 4 (36.36%) Cryptography
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (18.18%) JIRA
6 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
6 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
6 2 (18.18%) Mule ESB
6 2 (18.18%) Spring
6 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
6 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
6 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) JUnit
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Mule
1 2 (18.18%) Mule ESB
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Foundation
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
1 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) IDA Disassembler
2 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Graduate
1 3 (27.27%) Research Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Graduate Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Graduate Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Trainee
2 2 (18.18%) Trainee Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Trainee Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) Kendo UI
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
1 5 (45.45%) Physics
2 4 (36.36%) Cryptography
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (9.09%) MVVM
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
3 1 (9.09%) sed
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) DevExpress
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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