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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 46 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 49 82 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.09% 5.90% 5.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.76% 16.21% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 30 70 62
Median salary £38,750 £39,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.89% +0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
502 506 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.94% 36.43% 35.68%
Number of salaries quoted 247 308 337
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 June 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 135 (88.82%) Degree
2 64 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 62 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (31.58%) C#
5 42 (27.63%) .NET
5 42 (27.63%) Finance
6 40 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 39 (25.66%) Microsoft
8 38 (25.00%) Project Management
9 37 (24.34%) Java
9 37 (24.34%) JavaScript
10 29 (19.08%) SQL
10 29 (19.08%) OO
10 29 (19.08%) Business Analysis
11 28 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (17.76%) HTML
13 24 (15.79%) Mentoring
14 23 (15.13%) Mathematics
15 22 (14.47%) HTML5
16 21 (13.82%) AngularJS
17 20 (13.16%) C++
17 20 (13.16%) Python
17 20 (13.16%) Linux
17 20 (13.16%) Retail
18 19 (12.50%) Perl
19 18 (11.84%) MS PowerPoint
20 17 (11.18%) Physics
21 15 (9.87%) SQL Server
21 15 (9.87%) Automated Testing
21 15 (9.87%) Banking

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 10 (6.58%) SAS
2 9 (5.92%) Apache
3 7 (4.61%) Apache Spark
3 7 (4.61%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.32%) JBoss
5 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.66%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
Applications
1 40 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 18 (11.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (6.58%) MS Office
4 4 (2.63%) Stata
5 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.55%) Internet
2 5 (3.29%) HTTP
2 5 (3.29%) Network Security
3 4 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.32%) Firewall
5 1 (0.66%) DHCP
5 1 (0.66%) DNS
5 1 (0.66%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.66%) NAS
5 1 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.66%) SAN
5 1 (0.66%) VPN
5 1 (0.66%) WAN
5 1 (0.66%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.87%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.24%) RDBMS
2 11 (7.24%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.92%) MySQL
4 8 (5.26%) Big Data
4 8 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.61%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.63%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.97%) GIS
8 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.32%) Spatial Data
9 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.29%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.63%) Maven
4 3 (1.97%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.97%) Subversion
5 2 (1.32%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.32%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (1.32%) Grunt
5 2 (1.32%) JUnit
5 2 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.32%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.32%) Selenium
5 2 (1.32%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.32%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.66%) JIRA
6 1 (0.66%) NUnit
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.66%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (27.63%) Finance
2 20 (13.16%) Retail
3 15 (9.87%) Banking
4 14 (9.21%) Local Government
5 13 (8.55%) Games
6 5 (3.29%) Legal
7 4 (2.63%) Marketing
7 4 (2.63%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.97%) Law
8 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.32%) Avionics
9 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.66%) Electronics
10 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (29.61%) Developer
2 35 (23.03%) Software Engineer
3 22 (14.47%) Analyst
3 22 (14.47%) C# Developer
4 21 (13.82%) Graduate
5 16 (10.53%) Consultant
6 15 (9.87%) .NET Developer
7 13 (8.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (8.55%) Junior
8 11 (7.24%) Java Developer
8 11 (7.24%) Principal Consultant
8 11 (7.24%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (6.58%) Business Analyst
9 10 (6.58%) Junior Analyst
10 9 (5.92%) Graduate Analyst
10 9 (5.92%) Java Engineer
10 9 (5.92%) Java Software Engineer
10 9 (5.92%) Test Analyst
11 8 (5.26%) Graduate Test Analyst
11 8 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (27.63%) .NET
2 27 (17.76%) HTML
3 22 (14.47%) HTML5
4 21 (13.82%) AngularJS
5 15 (9.87%) React
6 12 (7.89%) ASP.NET
6 12 (7.89%) Backbone.js
7 10 (6.58%) CSS
7 10 (6.58%) Web Services
8 9 (5.92%) Node.js
8 9 (5.92%) SOAP
9 8 (5.26%) LAMP
10 7 (4.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (4.61%) CGI
10 7 (4.61%) JSP
10 7 (4.61%) Servlets
11 6 (3.95%) D3.js
12 5 (3.29%) REST
13 4 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (15.13%) Mathematics
3 17 (11.18%) Physics
4 13 (8.55%) Economics
5 12 (7.89%) Psychology
6 10 (6.58%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.61%) Visualisation
8 5 (3.29%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (3.29%) Internet of Things
9 4 (2.63%) Applied Mathematics
9 4 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (2.63%) Informatics
9 4 (2.63%) Statistics
10 3 (1.97%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.97%) Data Extraction
10 3 (1.97%) User Experience
11 2 (1.32%) Graphic Design
11 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.32%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.32%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.16%) Linux
2 10 (6.58%) Windows
3 8 (5.26%) Debian
3 8 (5.26%) Unix
4 7 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.29%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.66%) Android
7 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 62 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (25.00%) Project Management
4 29 (19.08%) Business Analysis
4 29 (19.08%) OO
5 24 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 15 (9.87%) Automated Testing
7 13 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (7.89%) Change Management
8 12 (7.89%) Data Governance
9 11 (7.24%) MVC
9 11 (7.24%) Scrum
9 11 (7.24%) Wealth Management
10 9 (5.92%) High Availability
10 9 (5.92%) SDLC
11 8 (5.26%) Mobile Development
11 8 (5.26%) Operations Research
12 7 (4.61%) PRINCE2
12 7 (4.61%) Quality Management
12 7 (4.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (31.58%) C#
2 37 (24.34%) Java
2 37 (24.34%) JavaScript
3 29 (19.08%) SQL
4 20 (13.16%) C++
4 20 (13.16%) Python
5 19 (12.50%) Perl
6 13 (8.55%) C
7 12 (7.89%) PL/SQL
8 8 (5.26%) Ruby
9 7 (4.61%) Scala
10 5 (3.29%) Lisp
11 4 (2.63%) R
12 3 (1.97%) PHP
12 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 135 (88.82%) Degree
2 6 (3.95%) PhD
3 3 (1.97%) CISA
3 3 (1.97%) CISSP
4 2 (1.32%) CISM
4 2 (1.32%) PCI QSA
5 1 (0.66%) GIAC
5 1 (0.66%) HND
5 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.66%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) COBIT
1 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.32%) ISO27002
1 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.32%) Squid
1 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.32%) vSphere
2 1 (0.66%) Firmware
2 1 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Ansible
1 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.66%) Puppet
1 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (25.66%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.58%) Oracle
3 4 (2.63%) Greenplum
3 4 (2.63%) Tableau
4 3 (1.97%) Splunk
5 2 (1.32%) Informatica
5 2 (1.32%) Sage
5 2 (1.32%) VMware
6 1 (0.66%) F5
6 1 (0.66%) HP
6 1 (0.66%) IronPort
6 1 (0.66%) RedGate
6 1 (0.66%) SAP
6 1 (0.66%) Sybase
6 1 (0.66%) Xamarin
Edinburgh & Lothians
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
SQ Computer Personnel
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: Company benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Edinburgh University
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago