Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 35 44
Rank change year-on-year -51 +9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 65 114 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.96% 6.03% 5.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.02% 15.47% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 49 74 81
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,413 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £54,250 £54,750
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.11% +11.25% +3.90%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 810 737 1,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 36.92% 38.99% 44.68%
Number of salaries quoted 519 431 653
Glasgow median annual salary £46,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.49% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,875 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,250 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science 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 in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Glasgow

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Glasgow over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 58 (89.23%) Degree
2 31 (47.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (35.38%) JavaScript
5 22 (33.85%) Java
5 22 (33.85%) Software Engineering
6 19 (29.23%) SQL
7 16 (24.62%) Python
7 16 (24.62%) Finance
8 15 (23.08%) XML
9 14 (21.54%) C#
9 14 (21.54%) HTML
9 14 (21.54%) Scrum
9 14 (21.54%) Banking
10 13 (20.00%) .NET
11 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
11 12 (18.46%) Test Automation
11 12 (18.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (15.38%) C++
12 10 (15.38%) Subversion
12 10 (15.38%) SDLC
13 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
13 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
13 9 (13.85%) Linux
13 9 (13.85%) OO
13 9 (13.85%) TDD
14 8 (12.31%) QA
14 8 (12.31%) CSS
14 8 (12.31%) Coaching
15 7 (10.77%) Continuous Delivery

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 (3.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.54%) Drupal
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.15%) SaaS
3 1 (1.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.54%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.54%) Heroku
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) DNS
2 1 (1.54%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.54%) IPsec
2 1 (1.54%) SMTP
2 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) Big Data
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.08%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (3.08%) QlikView
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.38%) Subversion
3 5 (7.69%) JIRA
3 5 (7.69%) Selenium
4 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (6.15%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.62%) HP UFT
5 3 (4.62%) Toad
6 2 (3.08%) JUnit
6 2 (3.08%) Maven
6 2 (3.08%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.54%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.54%) tSQLt
7 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 14 (21.54%) Banking
3 6 (9.23%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.15%) Electronics
5 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.08%) Advertising
6 2 (3.08%) Games
6 2 (3.08%) Polish Language
6 2 (3.08%) Publishing
7 1 (1.54%) Automotive
7 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Tester
5 5 (7.69%) Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
5 5 (7.69%) Junior
5 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 5 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Automation Tester
6 4 (6.15%) Data Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Junior Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) XML
2 14 (21.54%) HTML
3 13 (20.00%) .NET
4 8 (12.31%) CSS
5 6 (9.23%) .NET Framework
5 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
5 6 (9.23%) jQuery
6 5 (7.69%) Django
7 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (6.15%) HTML5
7 4 (6.15%) React
7 4 (6.15%) RESTful
8 3 (4.62%) JMS
8 3 (4.62%) REST
8 3 (4.62%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (4.62%) Sass
8 3 (4.62%) SOAP
8 3 (4.62%) Spring
8 3 (4.62%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.69%) Cloud Native
1 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.15%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.54%) Animation
4 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.54%) Derivative
4 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) Unix
3 3 (4.62%) Windows
4 2 (3.08%) Android
4 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Software Engineering
3 14 (21.54%) Scrum
4 12 (18.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (18.46%) Test Automation
5 10 (15.38%) SDLC
6 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
6 9 (13.85%) OO
6 9 (13.85%) TDD
7 8 (12.31%) Coaching
8 7 (10.77%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (10.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (10.77%) Web Development
9 6 (9.23%) Mathematics
9 6 (9.23%) MVC
9 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.69%) Analytics
10 5 (7.69%) Compliance Management
10 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.38%) JavaScript
2 22 (33.85%) Java
3 19 (29.23%) SQL
4 16 (24.62%) Python
5 14 (21.54%) C#
6 10 (15.38%) C++
7 7 (10.77%) Ruby
8 6 (9.23%) PHP
9 5 (7.69%) C
10 3 (4.62%) Perl
11 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.54%) R
12 1 (1.54%) Scala
12 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 58 (89.23%) Degree
2 31 (47.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.08%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.54%) PhD
4 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.54%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
1 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle
2 3 (4.62%) Avaloq
2 3 (4.62%) HP
2 3 (4.62%) IBM
3 2 (3.08%) Zend
4 1 (1.54%) Atmel
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco
4 1 (1.54%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.54%) Google
4 1 (1.54%) Informatica
4 1 (1.54%) Reuters