Period
to 17 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 80 91
Rank change year-on-year +16 +11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 71 71 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.21% 4.27% 3.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.50% 11.25% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 44 47 53
Gloucestershire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -8.16% +66.10%
10th Percentile £25,725 £21,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £70,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +25.00%

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 676 631 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 40.07% 37.92% 41.07%
Number of salaries quoted 503 509 610
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,550 £22,700 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £67,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 17 August 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 August 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 +23 39 £60,000 +33.33% 9
Gloucester +10 17 £52,500 +16.67% 7
Stroud +7 1 £27,000 -
Tewkesbury -21 1 £35,000 +55.56%
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 56 (78.87%) Degree
2 28 (39.44%) Software Engineering
3 26 (36.62%) Java
4 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (33.80%) Security Cleared
6 20 (28.17%) DV Cleared
6 20 (28.17%) Mathematics
6 20 (28.17%) DevOps
7 19 (26.76%) Data Science
8 18 (25.35%) Windows
8 18 (25.35%) Python
9 16 (22.54%) C
9 16 (22.54%) C#
10 14 (19.72%) Machine Learning
11 13 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (18.31%) Statistics
11 13 (18.31%) Operations Research
11 13 (18.31%) Linux
12 12 (16.90%) Electronics
12 12 (16.90%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (15.49%) Analytics
14 10 (14.08%) Mentoring
14 10 (14.08%) C++
14 10 (14.08%) HTML
14 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
15 9 (12.68%) SQL
15 9 (12.68%) SAS
15 9 (12.68%) Manufacturing
15 9 (12.68%) Information Security
15 9 (12.68%) R

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 9 (12.68%) SAS
2 3 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.41%) InVision
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.41%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.41%) GitHub
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) Network Security
2 5 (7.04%) HTTP
2 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) Firewall
3 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) Big Data
2 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.41%) GIS
5 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.41%) Power BI
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.63%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) Rational Team Concert
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 12 (16.90%) Electronics
2 9 (12.68%) Manufacturing
3 8 (11.27%) Aerospace
4 7 (9.86%) Finance
4 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
5 5 (7.04%) Military
6 4 (5.63%) Marketing
7 3 (4.23%) Automotive
8 2 (2.82%) Advertising
9 1 (1.41%) Back Office
9 1 (1.41%) Front Office
9 1 (1.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Developer
2 12 (16.90%) Software Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Consultant
3 11 (15.49%) Software Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Data Scientist
5 6 (8.45%) Graduate
5 6 (8.45%) Senior Data Scientist
6 5 (7.04%) Firmware Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Graduate Software Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Trainee
6 5 (7.04%) Trainee Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Trainee Software Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Java Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Junior
7 4 (5.63%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) HTML
2 8 (11.27%) .NET
3 7 (9.86%) CSS
4 6 (8.45%) Web Services
4 6 (8.45%) XML
4 6 (8.45%) XSLT
5 5 (7.04%) JSON
5 5 (7.04%) RESTful
5 5 (7.04%) WCF
6 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.82%) jQuery
6 2 (2.82%) Spring
6 2 (2.82%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.41%) HTML5
7 1 (1.41%) Kafka
7 1 (1.41%) OpenLayers
7 1 (1.41%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.41%) Semantic UI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) Device Driver
2 6 (8.45%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (7.04%) CAN bus
4 3 (4.23%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (4.23%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.23%) User Experience
5 2 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.41%) Fintech
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Windows
2 13 (18.31%) Linux
3 7 (9.86%) Android
4 6 (8.45%) Mac OS X
4 6 (8.45%) Unix
5 5 (7.04%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) Software Engineering
2 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.17%) DevOps
3 20 (28.17%) Mathematics
4 19 (26.76%) Data Science
5 14 (19.72%) Machine Learning
6 13 (18.31%) Operations Research
6 13 (18.31%) Statistics
7 11 (15.49%) Analytics
8 10 (14.08%) Mentoring
9 9 (12.68%) Information Security
10 8 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (11.27%) Scrum
11 7 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (8.45%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (8.45%) Open Source
13 5 (7.04%) Line Management
13 5 (7.04%) Requirements Engineering
13 5 (7.04%) Statistical Modelling
13 5 (7.04%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.62%) Java
2 18 (25.35%) Python
3 16 (22.54%) C
3 16 (22.54%) C#
4 10 (14.08%) C++
4 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.68%) R
5 9 (12.68%) SQL
6 8 (11.27%) Embedded C
7 5 (7.04%) Perl
7 5 (7.04%) Tcl
7 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.23%) Ada
9 3 (4.23%) PHP
10 2 (2.82%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (78.87%) Degree
2 24 (33.80%) Security Cleared
3 20 (28.17%) DV Cleared
4 12 (16.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.45%) Master's Degree
7 2 (2.82%) CREST Certified
7 2 (2.82%) GCIH
7 2 (2.82%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (2.82%) PhD
8 1 (1.41%) CEH
8 1 (1.41%) CISSP
8 1 (1.41%) ECSA
8 1 (1.41%) GWAPT
8 1 (1.41%) MCSE
8 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) QA
2 4 (5.63%) GDPR
2 4 (5.63%) MISRA
3 3 (4.23%) Def Stans
4 2 (2.82%) MISRA C
5 1 (1.41%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Firmware
2 3 (4.23%) Docker
3 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) QRadar
1 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) IBM
2 4 (5.63%) SAP
3 2 (2.82%) Zend
4 1 (1.41%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.41%) Citrix
4 1 (1.41%) ESRI
4 1 (1.41%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) Tableau
4 1 (1.41%) VMware