Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 73 44
Rank change year-on-year +2 -29 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 78 81 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.70% 3.53% 5.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 3.81% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 55 62 55
Glasgow median annual salary £45,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.75% - -2.44%
10th Percentile £28,200 £28,813 £25,800
90th Percentile £53,800 £55,788 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +1.27%

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 1,982 2,127 1,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.07% 92.64% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,424 1,373 1,072
Glasgow median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% - +4.71%

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 (74.36%) Degree
2 37 (47.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (46.15%) Java
4 32 (41.03%) C#
5 30 (38.46%) SQL
6 29 (37.18%) OO
7 27 (34.62%) Test Automation
8 25 (32.05%) OOP
9 24 (30.77%) Finance
10 21 (26.92%) .NET
10 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
10 21 (26.92%) Big Data
11 20 (25.64%) AngularJS
12 19 (24.36%) Software Engineering
13 18 (23.08%) Analytics
14 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
15 16 (20.51%) Linux
15 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (20.51%) Multithreading
15 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
15 16 (20.51%) Memory Management
15 16 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (19.23%) Git (software)
16 15 (19.23%) MVC
17 14 (17.95%) Python
17 14 (17.95%) NoSQL
17 14 (17.95%) QA
17 14 (17.95%) Low Latency
17 14 (17.95%) Technical Debt
18 13 (16.67%) .NET Framework

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 7 (8.97%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.28%) Drupal
2 1 (1.28%) IIS
2 1 (1.28%) JBoss
2 1 (1.28%) Jupyter
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.28%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.28%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.97%) npm
3 5 (6.41%) PaaS
4 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.13%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (5.13%) SaaS
5 2 (2.56%) Firebase
5 2 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) AMQP
2 1 (1.28%) BGP
2 1 (1.28%) Firewall
2 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) Big Data
1 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.95%) NoSQL
3 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (10.26%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.85%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.85%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.85%) Impala
7 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (2.56%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.56%) HBase
7 2 (2.56%) Parquet
7 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 8 (10.26%) JUnit
3 8 (10.26%) NUnit
4 7 (8.97%) SpecFlow
4 7 (8.97%) webpack
5 6 (7.69%) MSTest
5 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio Code
6 5 (6.41%) Selenium
6 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.41%) TeamCity
7 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.85%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.85%) Subversion
9 2 (2.56%) Ant
9 2 (2.56%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.56%) JIRA
9 2 (2.56%) Maven
9 2 (2.56%) NCrunch
9 2 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 24 (30.77%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Banking
2 10 (12.82%) Retail
3 9 (11.54%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.85%) Games
4 3 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Law
5 2 (2.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.28%) Front Office
6 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (56.41%) Developer
2 25 (32.05%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.82%) Junior
4 9 (11.54%) Junior Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Web Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (7.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (7.69%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (7.69%) Junior Web Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Lead Web Developer
7 5 (6.41%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Development Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Software Development Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Test Development Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) .NET
2 20 (25.64%) AngularJS
3 13 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 13 (16.67%) HTML
4 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 12 (15.38%) Web Services
5 11 (14.10%) CSS
6 9 (11.54%) jQuery
6 9 (11.54%) Kafka
6 9 (11.54%) RESTful
7 8 (10.26%) JSON
7 8 (10.26%) Node.js
8 7 (8.97%) Razor View Engine
8 7 (8.97%) Redux
8 7 (8.97%) Sass
9 6 (7.69%) Ajax
9 6 (7.69%) CSS3
9 6 (7.69%) Entity Framework
9 6 (7.69%) HTML5
9 6 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.26%) Robotics
3 5 (6.41%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.41%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.56%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.56%) Fintech
5 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.28%) EPoS
6 1 (1.28%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.51%) Linux
2 6 (7.69%) Unix
3 5 (6.41%) Android
3 5 (6.41%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.13%) Windows
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) OO
2 27 (34.62%) Test Automation
3 25 (32.05%) OOP
4 19 (24.36%) Software Engineering
5 18 (23.08%) Analytics
6 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (20.51%) Memory Management
6 16 (20.51%) Multithreading
6 16 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (19.23%) MVC
8 14 (17.95%) Low Latency
8 14 (17.95%) Technical Debt
9 12 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
9 12 (15.38%) SDLC
10 11 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (11.54%) Open Source
11 9 (11.54%) Physics
12 8 (10.26%) E-Commerce
12 8 (10.26%) Web Development
13 7 (8.97%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.15%) Java
2 32 (41.03%) C#
3 30 (38.46%) SQL
4 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
5 14 (17.95%) Python
6 7 (8.97%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.97%) TypeScript
7 5 (6.41%) Perl
7 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.85%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.56%) C++
9 2 (2.56%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.56%) PHP
9 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.28%) C
10 1 (1.28%) Ruby
10 1 (1.28%) Scala
10 1 (1.28%) VB
10 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (74.36%) Degree
2 37 (47.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (7.69%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.56%) ISEB
4 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.95%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.28%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Docker
2 2 (2.56%) HDFS
3 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) iptables
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle
2 5 (6.41%) SAP
3 4 (5.13%) Cognizant
4 2 (2.56%) Apple
4 2 (2.56%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.56%) Google
4 2 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.56%) Tableau
5 1 (1.28%) Juniper
5 1 (1.28%) Solace
5 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.28%) VMware