Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 48 49
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +42
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 71 38 97
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.00% 4.08% 5.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% 4.33% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 50
10th Percentile £31,250 £20,925 £21,125
25th Percentile £37,625 £27,125 £26,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £41,250 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.15% +17.86% -12.50%
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £65,500 £62,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,290 877 1,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 90.91% 94.20% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 857 604 1,265
10th Percentile £32,800 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
75th Percentile £60,000 £56,063 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 57 (80.28%) Degree
2 43 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (46.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (43.66%) C#
5 30 (42.25%) Java
6 22 (30.99%) .NET
7 21 (29.58%) .NET Framework
8 20 (28.17%) OO
9 18 (25.35%) Web Services
10 16 (22.54%) SQL
11 15 (21.13%) Microservices
11 15 (21.13%) Social Skills
12 14 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
14 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
14 12 (16.90%) C++
14 12 (16.90%) OOP
14 12 (16.90%) TDD
14 12 (16.90%) Test Automation
14 12 (16.90%) Data Structures
14 12 (16.90%) Algorithms
15 11 (15.49%) Mob Programming
15 11 (15.49%) SOLID
15 11 (15.49%) Legacy Systems
15 11 (15.49%) Legacy Code
15 11 (15.49%) Information Management
15 11 (15.49%) CQRS
15 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET Web API

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 3 (4.23%) Apache
2 2 (2.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.41%) InVision
2 1 (1.41%) MadCap Flare
2 1 (1.41%) Marvel
2 1 (1.41%) Sketch
2 1 (1.41%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Azure
2 4 (5.63%) AWS
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (4.23%) SaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.41%) GCP
4 1 (1.41%) GitHub
4 1 (1.41%) Miro
4 1 (1.41%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) Firewall
2 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.82%) Network Security
3 2 (2.82%) VPN
4 1 (1.41%) DHCP
4 1 (1.41%) Intranet
4 1 (1.41%) SAN
4 1 (1.41%) VoIP
4 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.41%) GIS
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.41%) Redis
4 1 (1.41%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Selenium
2 6 (8.45%) Appium
2 6 (8.45%) Cypress.io
2 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.04%) JIRA
4 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.23%) Maven
5 3 (4.23%) Subversion
6 2 (2.82%) Ant
6 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.82%) Gradle
6 2 (2.82%) JUnit
6 2 (2.82%) REST Assured
6 2 (2.82%) Serenity BDD
6 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.41%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.41%) Grunt
7 1 (1.41%) gulp
7 1 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (21.13%) Social Skills
2 8 (11.27%) Finance
3 7 (9.86%) Public Sector
4 3 (4.23%) Organisational Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Presentation Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Wearables
5 2 (2.82%) Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 2 (2.82%) Law
5 2 (2.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Games
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (49.30%) Developer
2 12 (16.90%) Senior Developer
2 12 (16.90%) Software Developer
3 7 (9.86%) Full Stack Developer
3 7 (9.86%) Test Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.04%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.04%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (7.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.04%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.04%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Administrator
6 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Consultant
7 2 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.99%) .NET
2 21 (29.58%) .NET Framework
3 18 (25.35%) Web Services
4 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
4 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (14.08%) .NET Core
5 10 (14.08%) Entity Framework
5 10 (14.08%) React
6 8 (11.27%) HTML
6 8 (11.27%) REST
7 7 (9.86%) SOAP
8 6 (8.45%) JSON
9 5 (7.04%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.63%) XML
10 4 (5.63%) XSLT
11 3 (4.23%) CSS
12 2 (2.82%) Kafka
12 2 (2.82%) Node.js
12 2 (2.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Algorithms
1 12 (16.90%) Data Structures
2 11 (15.49%) Legacy Code
2 11 (15.49%) Legacy Systems
3 10 (14.08%) LIMS
4 4 (5.63%) User Experience
5 3 (4.23%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (4.23%) e-Health
5 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.23%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) PKI
7 1 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) Windows
2 9 (12.68%) Linux
3 6 (8.45%) Android
4 4 (5.63%) Unix
5 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.23%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.41%) Solaris
6 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.17%) OO
3 15 (21.13%) Microservices
4 14 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (16.90%) OOP
5 12 (16.90%) TDD
5 12 (16.90%) Test Automation
6 11 (15.49%) CQRS
6 11 (15.49%) Information Management
6 11 (15.49%) Mob Programming
6 11 (15.49%) MVC
6 11 (15.49%) Pair Programming
6 11 (15.49%) SOLID
7 10 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (14.08%) DevOps
7 10 (14.08%) Workflow
8 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.27%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (9.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.66%) C#
2 30 (42.25%) Java
3 16 (22.54%) SQL
4 12 (16.90%) C++
4 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
5 10 (14.08%) Python
5 10 (14.08%) VB
6 7 (9.86%) Bash Shell
6 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.23%) Korn
7 3 (4.23%) Scala
8 2 (2.82%) C
8 2 (2.82%) Perl
8 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.41%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.41%) Go
9 1 (1.41%) Groovy
9 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.41%) PHP
9 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 57 (80.28%) Degree
2 33 (46.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (11.27%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.23%) CCNA
5 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.23%) Master's Degree
5 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.82%) CISA
6 2 (2.82%) CISSP
6 2 (2.82%) CRISC
6 2 (2.82%) HNC
6 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.41%) HND
7 1 (1.41%) MCSE
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) QA
2 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.82%) NIST
4 1 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.41%) Istio
2 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco
3 3 (4.23%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.41%) Cognos
4 1 (1.41%) Dell
4 1 (1.41%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.41%) EMC
4 1 (1.41%) ESRI
4 1 (1.41%) F5
4 1 (1.41%) Mitel
4 1 (1.41%) SonicWALL
4 1 (1.41%) Splunk
4 1 (1.41%) Sybase
4 1 (1.41%) Zend