Period
to 17 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 85 79
Rank change year-on-year +31 -6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 78 64 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.70% 4.06% 3.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.64% 11.21% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 47 38 59
Gloucestershire median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £25,300 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,250 £59,000 £70,000
South West median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.33% -11.76% +21.43%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 670 571 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 40.41% 36.19% 40.01%
Number of salaries quoted 493 452 663
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +10.00%
10th Percentile £22,100 £24,750 £23,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Gloucestershire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Gloucestershire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Gloucestershire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +31 39 £60,000 +41.18% 5
Gloucester +7 22 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Stroud +14 1 £27,000 -
Tewkesbury -21 1 £35,000 +55.56%
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 61 (78.21%) Degree
2 31 (39.74%) Java
3 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (37.18%) Software Engineering
4 27 (34.62%) Security Cleared
5 23 (29.49%) Mathematics
5 23 (29.49%) DV Cleared
6 20 (25.64%) Data Science
7 19 (24.36%) DevOps
8 18 (23.08%) Python
9 17 (21.79%) C#
9 17 (21.79%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (20.51%) Statistics
10 16 (20.51%) Operations Research
10 16 (20.51%) C
11 15 (19.23%) Windows
11 15 (19.23%) Machine Learning
11 15 (19.23%) Computer Science Degree
12 13 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (16.67%) Analytics
13 12 (15.38%) Electronics
14 11 (14.10%) Scrum
14 11 (14.10%) Linux
14 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
14 11 (14.10%) Cybersecurity
15 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
15 10 (12.82%) SAS
15 10 (12.82%) Finance
16 9 (11.54%) Manufacturing
16 9 (11.54%) C++

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 10 (12.82%) SAS
2 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.28%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.28%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) HTTP
1 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (1.28%) Firewall
3 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) Big Data
1 8 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.28%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.28%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.13%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (3.85%) JIRA
5 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.56%) git-flow
6 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.28%) Rational Team Concert
6 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 12 (15.38%) Electronics
2 10 (12.82%) Finance
3 9 (11.54%) Manufacturing
4 8 (10.26%) Aerospace
5 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
6 5 (6.41%) Military
7 4 (5.13%) Law
7 4 (5.13%) Marketing
8 3 (3.85%) Automotive
9 2 (2.56%) Advertising
10 1 (1.28%) Back Office
10 1 (1.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Developer
2 12 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 11 (14.10%) Consultant
4 10 (12.82%) Data Scientist
4 10 (12.82%) Software Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Senior Data Scientist
6 8 (10.26%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Graduate
7 6 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Firmware Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Graduate Software Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Junior
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Trainee
8 5 (6.41%) Trainee Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Trainee Software Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Embedded Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Principal Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) HTML
2 8 (10.26%) .NET
3 7 (8.97%) CSS
4 6 (7.69%) Web Services
4 6 (7.69%) XML
4 6 (7.69%) XSLT
5 5 (6.41%) JSON
5 5 (6.41%) RESTful
5 5 (6.41%) WCF
6 3 (3.85%) jQuery
7 2 (2.56%) Spring
7 2 (2.56%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.28%) CSS3
8 1 (1.28%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.28%) HTML5
8 1 (1.28%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (1.28%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.41%) CAN bus
4 4 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.85%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (3.85%) Device Driver
5 3 (3.85%) User Experience
6 2 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Windows
2 11 (14.10%) Linux
3 5 (6.41%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (5.13%) Android
5 3 (3.85%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.85%) Unix
6 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (37.18%) Software Engineering
2 23 (29.49%) Mathematics
3 20 (25.64%) Data Science
4 19 (24.36%) DevOps
5 16 (20.51%) Operations Research
5 16 (20.51%) Statistics
6 15 (19.23%) Machine Learning
7 13 (16.67%) Analytics
7 13 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (14.10%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (14.10%) Scrum
9 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
10 8 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.97%) Information Security
11 7 (8.97%) Open Source
12 5 (6.41%) Data Security
12 5 (6.41%) Requirements Engineering
12 5 (6.41%) Statistical Modelling
12 5 (6.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.74%) Java
2 18 (23.08%) Python
3 17 (21.79%) C#
4 16 (20.51%) C
5 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.54%) C++
6 9 (11.54%) R
6 9 (11.54%) SQL
7 8 (10.26%) Embedded C
8 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.41%) Perl
9 5 (6.41%) Tcl
9 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.85%) Ada
10 3 (3.85%) PHP
11 2 (2.56%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.28%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (78.21%) Degree
2 27 (34.62%) Security Cleared
3 23 (29.49%) DV Cleared
4 15 (19.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.41%) Master's Degree
7 3 (3.85%) PhD
7 3 (3.85%) PMP
8 2 (2.56%) CREST Certified
8 2 (2.56%) ECSA
8 2 (2.56%) GCIH
8 2 (2.56%) GWAPT
9 1 (1.28%) MCSE
9 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) QA
2 5 (6.41%) GDPR
3 4 (5.13%) MISRA
4 3 (3.85%) Def Stans
4 3 (3.85%) PMO
5 2 (2.56%) MISRA C
6 1 (1.28%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Firmware
2 5 (6.41%) Docker
3 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.28%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Ansible
1 2 (2.56%) Terraform
2 1 (1.28%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.28%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.13%) IBM
2 4 (5.13%) SAP
3 3 (3.85%) VMware
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle
4 2 (2.56%) Zend
5 1 (1.28%) Citrix
5 1 (1.28%) ESRI
5 1 (1.28%) Tableau