Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 71 35
Rank change year-on-year -10 -36 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 79 82 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.56% 3.58% 7.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.71% 9.14% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 45 62 82
Glasgow median annual salary £41,510 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.78% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,875 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 907 897 1,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 40.87% 39.20% 44.66%
Number of salaries quoted 667 558 435
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% -2.94%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% +2.33% +7.50%

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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 58 (73.42%) Degree
2 38 (48.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (37.97%) Java
3 30 (37.97%) SQL
4 26 (32.91%) Python
5 25 (31.65%) Software Engineering
6 24 (30.38%) Finance
7 23 (29.11%) C#
7 23 (29.11%) Test Automation
8 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
9 21 (26.58%) OO
10 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
10 20 (25.32%) Git (software)
11 18 (22.78%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (21.52%) Analytics
12 17 (21.52%) Big Data
13 16 (20.25%) Machine Learning
13 16 (20.25%) Memory Management
13 16 (20.25%) NoSQL
13 16 (20.25%) Multithreading
13 16 (20.25%) Linux
13 16 (20.25%) OOP
13 16 (20.25%) .NET
13 16 (20.25%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (17.72%) Low Latency
14 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
15 13 (16.46%) QA
15 13 (16.46%) Use Case
15 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (16.46%) scikit-learn

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 (3.80%) Jupyter
2 2 (2.53%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.27%) Drupal
3 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.27%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (10.13%) Amazon Kinesis
3 8 (10.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (10.13%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (10.13%) Serverless
4 6 (7.59%) npm
4 6 (7.59%) SaaS
5 5 (6.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) CTI
1 2 (2.53%) LAN
1 2 (2.53%) WAN
2 1 (1.27%) BGP
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.52%) Big Data
2 16 (20.25%) NoSQL
3 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.06%) Data Mining
5 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.53%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.53%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.53%) HBase
7 2 (2.53%) Impala
7 2 (2.53%) MySQL
7 2 (2.53%) Parquet
8 1 (1.27%) DB2
8 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (25.32%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.39%) Visual Studio
3 8 (10.13%) SpecFlow
4 7 (8.86%) JUnit
5 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio Code
5 6 (7.59%) webpack
6 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.33%) MSTest
6 5 (6.33%) NUnit
6 5 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.33%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.80%) Ant
7 3 (3.80%) Appium
7 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.80%) FitNesse
7 3 (3.80%) Selenium
7 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.53%) FindBugs
8 2 (2.53%) IntelliJ
General
1 24 (30.38%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Financial Institution
3 6 (7.59%) Banking
3 6 (7.59%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Games
4 3 (3.80%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Law
5 1 (1.27%) Front Office
5 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (50.63%) Developer
2 23 (29.11%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Software Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Junior
5 9 (11.39%) Junior Developer
6 7 (8.86%) UI Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Web Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (7.59%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (7.59%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (7.59%) Junior Web Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Lead Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Lead Web Developer
8 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Data Scientist
8 5 (6.33%) Development Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Software Development Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Test Development Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
2 16 (20.25%) .NET
3 13 (16.46%) scikit-learn
4 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET
5 10 (12.66%) CSS
5 10 (12.66%) HTML
6 9 (11.39%) jQuery
6 9 (11.39%) NumPy
6 9 (11.39%) Pandas
6 9 (11.39%) SciPy
7 8 (10.13%) .NET Framework
8 7 (8.86%) Node.js
8 7 (8.86%) Sass
9 6 (7.59%) Ajax
9 6 (7.59%) CSS3
9 6 (7.59%) Entity Framework
9 6 (7.59%) HTML5
9 6 (7.59%) Razor View Engine
9 6 (7.59%) Redux
9 6 (7.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Robotics
3 6 (7.59%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.80%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (2.53%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.53%) Fintech
6 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.27%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.27%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Linux
2 8 (10.13%) Unix
3 7 (8.86%) Windows
4 3 (3.80%) Android
4 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) Software Engineering
2 23 (29.11%) Test Automation
3 21 (26.58%) OO
4 18 (22.78%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (21.52%) Analytics
6 16 (20.25%) Machine Learning
6 16 (20.25%) Memory Management
6 16 (20.25%) Multithreading
6 16 (20.25%) OOP
6 16 (20.25%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (17.72%) Low Latency
8 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (16.46%) Use Case
9 12 (15.19%) Artificial Intelligence
9 12 (15.19%) Data Analysis
10 10 (12.66%) MVC
10 10 (12.66%) Physics
11 9 (11.39%) Data Science
12 8 (10.13%) Mathematics
12 8 (10.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.97%) Java
1 30 (37.97%) SQL
2 26 (32.91%) Python
3 23 (29.11%) C#
4 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.13%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.86%) Clojure
6 7 (8.86%) Lisp
6 7 (8.86%) TypeScript
7 5 (6.33%) Perl
7 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.53%) C++
10 1 (1.27%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.27%) PHP
10 1 (1.27%) R
10 1 (1.27%) Ruby
10 1 (1.27%) Scala
10 1 (1.27%) VB
10 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (73.42%) Degree
2 38 (48.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.80%) ISEB
3 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.27%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) HDFS
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) iptables
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle
2 5 (6.33%) SAP
3 3 (3.80%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco
4 2 (2.53%) Cognizant
4 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) Juniper
5 1 (1.27%) Solace
5 1 (1.27%) Splunk
5 1 (1.27%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.27%) VMware