Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 80 54
Rank change year-on-year +16 -26 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 60 83 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.22% 3.87% 4.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.93% 11.08% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 33 58 53
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £18,400
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.48%

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 503 749 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 35.37% 34.97% 36.41%
Number of salaries quoted 373 631 477
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,600 £62,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +3.90%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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
Gloucester +16 17 £40,000 -7.51% 3
Cirencester - 12 £42,500 -
Cheltenham +8 7 £28,750 +4.55% 2
Tewkesbury - 2 £38,750 - 1
Filton - 2 - -
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 36 (60.00%) Degree
2 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (55.00%) Python
3 29 (48.33%) C++
4 26 (43.33%) C
5 24 (40.00%) Java
6 23 (38.33%) SQL
6 23 (38.33%) Linux
6 23 (38.33%) Security Cleared
7 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
8 19 (31.67%) Windows
8 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
8 19 (31.67%) DV Cleared
9 18 (30.00%) Unix
10 17 (28.33%) C#
10 17 (28.33%) Information Security
10 17 (28.33%) DevOps
11 16 (26.67%) REST
12 15 (25.00%) Time Management
12 15 (25.00%) jQuery
12 15 (25.00%) Scrum
12 15 (25.00%) .NET
13 14 (23.33%) Visual Studio
13 14 (23.33%) HTML
13 14 (23.33%) CSS
13 14 (23.33%) XML
13 14 (23.33%) TDD
13 14 (23.33%) JIRA
13 14 (23.33%) Test Automation
14 12 (20.00%) Microsoft

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 11 (18.33%) Apache
1 11 (18.33%) IIS
1 11 (18.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.00%) SAS
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) GitHub
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) HTTP
2 8 (13.33%) Network Security
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) Big Data
2 3 (5.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.67%) HBase
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) JIRA
1 14 (23.33%) Visual Studio
2 12 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 12 (20.00%) Maven
2 12 (20.00%) Selenium
3 11 (18.33%) Ant
3 11 (18.33%) Cucumber
3 11 (18.33%) HP UFT
3 11 (18.33%) Jenkins
3 11 (18.33%) JUnit
3 11 (18.33%) SoapUI
4 10 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.67%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.67%) OllyDbg
7 1 (1.67%) TestRail
7 1 (1.67%) WinDbg
7 1 (1.67%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.00%) Automotive
3 3 (5.00%) Electronics
3 3 (5.00%) Games
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Software Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 11 (18.33%) Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Test Automation Manager
4 10 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 10 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Data Scientist
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Data Scientist
7 4 (6.67%) Graduate
7 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Design Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Development Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Head of IT
9 2 (3.33%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Python Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Software Design Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Software Development Engineer
10 1 (1.67%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) REST
2 15 (25.00%) .NET
2 15 (25.00%) jQuery
3 14 (23.33%) CSS
3 14 (23.33%) HTML
3 14 (23.33%) XML
4 11 (18.33%) Gherkin
4 11 (18.33%) J2EE
4 11 (18.33%) SOAP
5 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
5 7 (11.67%) Spring
6 4 (6.67%) JSON
6 4 (6.67%) Spring MVC
7 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.00%) Django
7 3 (5.00%) Middleware
7 3 (5.00%) Web Services
8 2 (3.33%) Ember.js
8 2 (3.33%) Node.js
8 2 (3.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.67%) Device Driver
4 6 (10.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) Blog
6 1 (1.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.67%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.67%) Social Media
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Linux
2 19 (31.67%) Windows
3 18 (30.00%) Unix
4 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (11.67%) Android
5 7 (11.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.67%) CentOS
6 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
3 17 (28.33%) DevOps
3 17 (28.33%) Information Security
4 15 (25.00%) Scrum
4 15 (25.00%) Time Management
5 14 (23.33%) TDD
5 14 (23.33%) Test Automation
6 12 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 11 (18.33%) BDD
7 11 (18.33%) ITIL
7 11 (18.33%) Project Management
7 11 (18.33%) Software Testing
7 11 (18.33%) Validation
8 10 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 10 (16.67%) MODAF
8 10 (16.67%) Requirements Management
8 10 (16.67%) Service Management
8 10 (16.67%) TOGAF
8 10 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.00%) Python
2 29 (48.33%) C++
3 26 (43.33%) C
4 24 (40.00%) Java
5 23 (38.33%) SQL
6 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
7 17 (28.33%) C#
8 12 (20.00%) Ruby
9 11 (18.33%) Groovy
9 11 (18.33%) Jython
9 11 (18.33%) VBScript
10 6 (10.00%) R
11 3 (5.00%) PHP
11 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
12 2 (3.33%) Perl
13 1 (1.67%) Ada
13 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (60.00%) Degree
2 23 (38.33%) Security Cleared
3 19 (31.67%) DV Cleared
4 11 (18.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (10.00%) PhD
6 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) CCNA
7 1 (1.67%) CEH
7 1 (1.67%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.67%) CISSP
7 1 (1.67%) CITP
7 1 (1.67%) GCFA
7 1 (1.67%) GCIA
7 1 (1.67%) GCIH
7 1 (1.67%) GIAC
7 1 (1.67%) GREM
7 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.67%) MCSE
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) MISRA
1 3 (5.00%) MISRA C
2 2 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (3.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.33%) CA
2 11 (18.33%) HP
3 3 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.67%) Zend