Period
to 28 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 47 54 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 -15 +45
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 61 22 114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.13% 3.20% 6.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 3.34% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 46
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,546 £20,000
25th Percentile £36,063 £38,428 £32,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,974 £55,000 £44,820
Median % change year-on-year -14.59% +22.71% +5.46%
75th Percentile £54,625 £60,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £84,000 £54,718
Scotland median annual salary £46,974 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.05% +11.11% -

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,357 658 1,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 91.94% 95.64% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 900 465 1,160
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £69,500 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Glasgow

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Glasgow

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in Glasgow over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 54 (88.52%) Degree
2 31 (50.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (45.90%) C#
5 19 (31.15%) Social Skills
6 18 (29.51%) .NET
7 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
8 14 (22.95%) SQL
8 14 (22.95%) HTML
8 14 (22.95%) Web Services
9 13 (21.31%) Java
9 13 (21.31%) .NET Framework
9 13 (21.31%) AngularJS
9 13 (21.31%) React
10 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET
11 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
11 10 (16.39%) SDLC
12 9 (14.75%) Mentoring
12 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
13 8 (13.11%) C
13 8 (13.11%) C++
13 8 (13.11%) Unix
13 8 (13.11%) TDD
13 8 (13.11%) Information Management
13 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
13 8 (13.11%) Web Development
13 8 (13.11%) Test Automation
13 8 (13.11%) Microservices

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.64%) InVision
2 1 (1.64%) MadCap Flare
2 1 (1.64%) Marvel
2 1 (1.64%) Sketch
2 1 (1.64%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) AWS
1 5 (8.20%) Azure
2 4 (6.56%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.56%) Firebase
3 2 (3.28%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (3.28%) SaaS
4 1 (1.64%) GCP
4 1 (1.64%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) 5G
1 4 (6.56%) Firewall
1 4 (6.56%) Internet
1 4 (6.56%) LTE
1 4 (6.56%) Modbus
1 4 (6.56%) MPLS
1 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.56%) Wireless
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.28%) DNS
2 2 (3.28%) Intranet
2 2 (3.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.28%) MySQL
4 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.28%) Tableau
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.56%) JIRA
1 4 (6.56%) Selenium
2 3 (4.92%) Appium
2 3 (4.92%) Cypress.io
2 3 (4.92%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) Ant
3 1 (1.64%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.64%) Gradle
3 1 (1.64%) JUnit
3 1 (1.64%) Maven
3 1 (1.64%) REST Assured
3 1 (1.64%) Serenity BDD
3 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (31.15%) Social Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Organisational Skills
3 6 (9.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 6 (9.84%) Public Sector
4 4 (6.56%) Documentation Skills
4 4 (6.56%) Electronics
4 4 (6.56%) Finance
5 3 (4.92%) Legal
5 3 (4.92%) Presentation Skills
5 3 (4.92%) Wearables
6 2 (3.28%) Publishing
7 1 (1.64%) Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Games
7 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Developer
2 8 (13.11%) Senior Developer
3 7 (11.48%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.20%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.20%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Development Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Linux Server Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Research Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Development Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Server Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Unix Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.51%) .NET
2 14 (22.95%) HTML
2 14 (22.95%) Web Services
3 13 (21.31%) .NET Framework
3 13 (21.31%) AngularJS
3 13 (21.31%) React
4 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET
5 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (13.11%) .NET Core
7 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (9.84%) CSS
8 6 (9.84%) Entity Framework
8 6 (9.84%) REST
9 5 (8.20%) JSON
10 4 (6.56%) SOAP
10 4 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (6.56%) Velocity
10 4 (6.56%) Vue.js
11 2 (3.28%) Express
11 2 (3.28%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Legacy Code
1 7 (11.48%) Legacy Systems
2 6 (9.84%) Algorithms
2 6 (9.84%) Data Structures
2 6 (9.84%) LIMS
3 4 (6.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (6.56%) Industrial Internet of Things
3 4 (6.56%) Internet of Things
3 4 (6.56%) Renewable Energy
3 4 (6.56%) User Experience
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.28%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Unix
2 7 (11.48%) Linux
3 5 (8.20%) Windows
4 4 (6.56%) AIX
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (6.56%) Solaris
5 3 (4.92%) Android
5 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.39%) SDLC
3 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (14.75%) Mentoring
4 8 (13.11%) Information Management
4 8 (13.11%) Microservices
4 8 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
4 8 (13.11%) TDD
4 8 (13.11%) Test Automation
4 8 (13.11%) Web Development
5 7 (11.48%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (11.48%) CQRS
5 7 (11.48%) Full Stack Development
5 7 (11.48%) Mob Programming
5 7 (11.48%) MVC
5 7 (11.48%) OOP
5 7 (11.48%) Pair Programming
5 7 (11.48%) Project Delivery
5 7 (11.48%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) C#
2 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
3 14 (22.95%) SQL
4 13 (21.31%) Java
5 8 (13.11%) C
5 8 (13.11%) C++
6 6 (9.84%) VB
7 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.56%) Python
9 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.28%) Assembly Language
10 2 (3.28%) Objective-C
10 2 (3.28%) Perl
10 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (88.52%) Degree
2 31 (50.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.56%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.56%) PhD
5 3 (4.92%) CCNA
5 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.92%) HNC
5 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.28%) CISA
6 2 (3.28%) CISSP
6 2 (3.28%) CRISC
7 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.64%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.64%) MCSE
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 4 (6.56%) GDPR
3 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.28%) NIST
4 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.56%) vSphere
2 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) Cisco
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle
3 4 (6.56%) Google
3 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.56%) VMware
4 2 (3.28%) Cognos
4 2 (3.28%) LogRhythm
4 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com