The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 45 48 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 46 60 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.11% 3.78% 8.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.53% 9.27% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 29 45 95
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Computer Science
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
437 647 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.09% 40.72% 42.85%
Number of salaries quoted 285 372 412
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £61,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 83 (87.37%) Degree
2 42 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (35.79%) C#
4 31 (32.63%) Software Engineering
5 25 (26.32%) Finance
6 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
7 23 (24.21%) Java
7 23 (24.21%) .NET
7 23 (24.21%) Mathematics
8 22 (23.16%) HTML
8 22 (23.16%) MS Excel
9 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
10 20 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (18.95%) C++
11 18 (18.95%) OO
12 15 (15.79%) Python
12 15 (15.79%) SQL
12 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
13 14 (14.74%) Project Management
13 14 (14.74%) Mentoring
14 13 (13.68%) HTML5
15 11 (11.58%) Change Management
15 11 (11.58%) Physics
16 10 (10.53%) Operations Research
16 10 (10.53%) Business Analysis
16 10 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
16 10 (10.53%) Big Data
17 9 (9.47%) MVC
17 9 (9.47%) MS Office
17 9 (9.47%) CSS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (6.32%) SAS
2 3 (3.16%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.11%) JBoss
4 1 (1.05%) Apache
4 1 (1.05%) CMS
4 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (23.16%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (9.47%) MS Office
4 3 (3.16%) Stata
5 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Sage CRM
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.05%) GitHub
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.05%) CTI
2 1 (1.05%) DHCP
2 1 (1.05%) DNS
2 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.05%) Firewall
2 1 (1.05%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.53%) Big Data
3 6 (6.32%) MySQL
4 4 (4.21%) Data Mining
4 4 (4.21%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.16%) GIS
6 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.11%) MS Access
6 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.05%) Power BI
7 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.11%) NUnit
2 2 (2.11%) Subversion
3 1 (1.05%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.05%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (1.05%) JIRA
3 1 (1.05%) JUnit
3 1 (1.05%) Maven
3 1 (1.05%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.05%) RubyMine
3 1 (1.05%) Selenium
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (26.32%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Banking
2 6 (6.32%) Games
2 6 (6.32%) Local Government
2 6 (6.32%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.11%) Law
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Electronics
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (35.79%) Developer
2 17 (17.89%) Software Engineer
3 14 (14.74%) C# Developer
4 13 (13.68%) .NET Developer
4 13 (13.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (12.63%) Graduate
6 11 (11.58%) Consultant
6 11 (11.58%) Java Developer
7 10 (10.53%) Lead Developer
7 10 (10.53%) Principal Consultant
8 8 (8.42%) Data Scientist
9 7 (7.37%) Analyst
10 6 (6.32%) Lead .NET Developer
10 6 (6.32%) Lead C# Developer
10 6 (6.32%) Software Developer
11 5 (5.26%) Junior
11 5 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
11 5 (5.26%) Junior Test Analyst
11 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
11 5 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.21%) .NET
2 22 (23.16%) HTML
3 13 (13.68%) HTML5
4 9 (9.47%) CSS
5 8 (8.42%) jQuery
6 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET
7 6 (6.32%) AngularJS
7 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.21%) Hibernate
8 4 (4.21%) React
8 4 (4.21%) REST
8 4 (4.21%) Spring
9 3 (3.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (3.16%) D3.js
9 3 (3.16%) Java EE
9 3 (3.16%) NHibernate
9 3 (3.16%) STL
10 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.11%) Celery
10 2 (2.11%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.21%) Mathematics
2 20 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.58%) Physics
4 6 (6.32%) Economics
4 6 (6.32%) Psychology
5 5 (5.26%) Applied Mathematics
5 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.21%) Informatics
7 3 (3.16%) Data Extraction
7 3 (3.16%) Statistics
7 3 (3.16%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.11%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (2.11%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.05%) Fintech
9 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.05%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.05%) User Experience
9 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.42%) Linux
1 8 (8.42%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) Unix
3 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.05%) Debian
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.63%) Software Engineering
3 18 (18.95%) OO
4 14 (14.74%) Mentoring
4 14 (14.74%) Project Management
5 11 (11.58%) Change Management
6 10 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 10 (10.53%) Operations Research
7 9 (9.47%) MVC
7 9 (9.47%) Wealth Management
8 8 (8.42%) Scrum
8 8 (8.42%) Web Development
9 7 (7.37%) Mobile Development
10 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.32%) Machine Learning
10 6 (6.32%) Prototyping
11 5 (5.26%) Analytics
12 4 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (4.21%) Service Management
12 4 (4.21%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.79%) C#
2 23 (24.21%) Java
3 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
4 18 (18.95%) C++
5 15 (15.79%) Python
5 15 (15.79%) SQL
6 6 (6.32%) PHP
7 5 (5.26%) Ruby
8 4 (4.21%) C
9 3 (3.16%) Perl
9 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.16%) R
9 3 (3.16%) Scala
10 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 83 (87.37%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) CISA
2 2 (2.11%) CISM
2 2 (2.11%) CISSP
2 2 (2.11%) PCI QSA
3 1 (1.05%) ISEB
3 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.05%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.11%) COBIT
2 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.11%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.05%) Squid
1 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Vendors
1 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.37%) Oracle
3 3 (3.16%) Greenplum
3 3 (3.16%) Tableau
4 2 (2.11%) Splunk
5 1 (1.05%) HP
5 1 (1.05%) Informatica
5 1 (1.05%) RedGate
5 1 (1.05%) Sage
5 1 (1.05%) SAP
5 1 (1.05%) Sybase
5 1 (1.05%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Information Factory AG
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £34,000 per annum + Pension and Bonus Schemes
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago