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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 30 42 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 90 70 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.41% 4.90% 7.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.15% 13.94% 22.28%
Number of salaries quoted 73 54 67
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
496 502 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.35% 35.10% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 318 306 243
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 197 (89.55%) Degree
2 104 (47.27%) Software Engineering
3 101 (45.91%) Java
4 91 (41.36%) C#
4 91 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (37.73%) Mathematics
6 78 (35.45%) Linux
7 75 (34.09%) C++
8 63 (28.64%) .NET
9 54 (24.55%) HTML
10 53 (24.09%) OO
11 50 (22.73%) JavaScript
12 47 (21.36%) Finance
13 46 (20.91%) UNIX
13 46 (20.91%) Windows
14 44 (20.00%) CSS
15 40 (18.18%) Physics
16 37 (16.82%) Project Management
17 34 (15.45%) Perl
17 34 (15.45%) OOP
18 33 (15.00%) C
19 32 (14.55%) SQL
19 32 (14.55%) SQL Server
19 32 (14.55%) XML
19 32 (14.55%) WPF
20 30 (13.64%) TDD
20 30 (13.64%) jQuery
21 29 (13.18%) Oracle
22 28 (12.73%) Scrum
22 28 (12.73%) Analytical Skills

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (7.27%) Apache
1 16 (7.27%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.09%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.73%) JBoss
4 5 (2.27%) SAS
5 4 (1.82%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (1.82%) Lync
5 4 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.45%) Confluence
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.36%) MS Project
3 2 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) MS Office
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.82%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 4 (1.82%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.82%) Oracle iProcurement
1 4 (1.82%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (1.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 4 (1.82%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (1.82%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.36%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.36%) Finacle
2 3 (1.36%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.91%) SaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Office 365
3 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.27%) Ethernet
1 16 (7.27%) Internet
2 15 (6.82%) HTTP
3 10 (4.55%) Firewall
4 8 (3.64%) Wireshark
4 8 (3.64%) tcpdump
5 5 (2.27%) SSH
5 5 (2.27%) LDAP
6 4 (1.82%) FTP
6 4 (1.82%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.82%) WAN
6 4 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (1.82%) Network Security
7 3 (1.36%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.91%) SAN
8 2 (0.91%) CTI
8 2 (0.91%) NAS
9 1 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.45%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.82%) RDBMS
4 11 (5.00%) MySQL
5 5 (2.27%) Big Data
5 5 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.82%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (1.36%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (12.27%) Visual Studio
2 25 (11.36%) Subversion
3 19 (8.64%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.73%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.27%) Clang
6 4 (1.82%) JUnit
6 4 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (1.82%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.91%) JIRA
7 2 (0.91%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.45%) NUnit
8 1 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.45%) Emacs
General
1 47 (21.36%) Finance
2 20 (9.09%) Games
3 18 (8.18%) Electronics
4 15 (6.82%) Banking
5 6 (2.73%) Marketing
6 5 (2.27%) French Language
6 5 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.82%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.91%) Publishing
9 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Retail
9 1 (0.45%) German Language
9 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 104 (47.27%) Developer
2 55 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 54 (24.55%) Software Engineer
4 25 (11.36%) C# Developer
5 24 (10.91%) Java Developer
6 18 (8.18%) Analyst
7 15 (6.82%) .NET Developer
8 14 (6.36%) C++ Developer
9 13 (5.91%) Graduate
9 13 (5.91%) C++ Software Developer
10 12 (5.45%) Junior
11 11 (5.00%) Senior Developer
12 10 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (4.55%) Flash Developer
12 10 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
12 10 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (4.09%) QA Engineer
14 7 (3.18%) Consultant
15 6 (2.73%) Project Manager
15 6 (2.73%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (28.64%) .NET
2 54 (24.55%) HTML
3 44 (20.00%) CSS
4 32 (14.55%) XML
4 32 (14.55%) WPF
5 30 (13.64%) jQuery
6 23 (10.45%) Qt
6 23 (10.45%) OpenGL
7 22 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 21 (9.55%) STL
8 21 (9.55%) Web Services
8 21 (9.55%) NHibernate
9 20 (9.09%) Spring
10 16 (7.27%) Hibernate
10 16 (7.27%) MFC
10 16 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (7.27%) Direct3D
11 15 (6.82%) JSP
11 15 (6.82%) Servlets
11 15 (6.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 83 (37.73%) Mathematics
2 40 (18.18%) Physics
3 28 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (10.91%) Management Information System
5 16 (7.27%) CUDA
5 16 (7.27%) Visualisation
6 13 (5.91%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (5.00%) Hedge funds
7 11 (5.00%) GIS
8 8 (3.64%) Open Source
9 7 (3.18%) Algorithms
9 7 (3.18%) Equities
10 6 (2.73%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.82%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.82%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (1.82%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.82%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.82%) Statistics
11 4 (1.82%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 78 (35.45%) Linux
2 46 (20.91%) UNIX
2 46 (20.91%) Windows
3 19 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (5.00%) Debian
4 11 (5.00%) Android
5 9 (4.09%) Fedora
6 8 (3.64%) CentOS
6 8 (3.64%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.73%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.82%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (47.27%) Software Engineering
2 91 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (24.09%) OO
4 37 (16.82%) Project Management
5 34 (15.45%) OOP
6 30 (13.64%) TDD
7 28 (12.73%) Scrum
8 27 (12.27%) Unit Testing
9 24 (10.91%) MVC
10 22 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 18 (8.18%) Information Security
12 16 (7.27%) Investment Management
12 16 (7.27%) Software Architecture
12 16 (7.27%) 3D Visualisation
12 16 (7.27%) Linear Algebra
13 15 (6.82%) Multithreading
13 15 (6.82%) Automated Testing
14 13 (5.91%) Risk Management
14 13 (5.91%) Analytics
15 12 (5.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 101 (45.91%) Java
2 91 (41.36%) C#
3 75 (34.09%) C++
4 50 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 34 (15.45%) Perl
6 33 (15.00%) C
7 32 (14.55%) SQL
8 24 (10.91%) Python
9 17 (7.73%) PL/SQL
10 16 (7.27%) VC++
11 10 (4.55%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.18%) Ruby
13 5 (2.27%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.27%) ActionScript
13 5 (2.27%) PHP
14 4 (1.82%) Lisp
14 4 (1.82%) Scala
14 4 (1.82%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.36%) R
15 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 197 (89.55%) Degree
2 13 (5.91%) PhD
3 7 (3.18%) PMP
3 7 (3.18%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.82%) MBA
4 4 (1.82%) GIAC
4 4 (1.82%) GCIA
4 4 (1.82%) GSEC
4 4 (1.82%) GCIH
4 4 (1.82%) OCP
4 4 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.82%) GWAPT
4 4 (1.82%) GPEN
4 4 (1.82%) OSCP
4 4 (1.82%) OSCE
5 3 (1.36%) HND
6 1 (0.45%) CCNP
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.45%) QA
2 4 (1.82%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.82%) Snort
1 4 (1.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.45%) Puppet
1 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (13.18%) Oracle
2 20 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.45%) Dell
4 10 (4.55%) Adobe
5 5 (2.27%) Cisco
6 4 (1.82%) HP
6 4 (1.82%) Perforce
6 4 (1.82%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.36%) Planview
8 2 (0.91%) Twitter
8 2 (0.91%) Sybase
8 2 (0.91%) McAfee
9 1 (0.45%) Informatica
9 1 (0.45%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.45%) F5
9 1 (0.45%) Splunk
9 1 (0.45%) Google
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sumerian Europe
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: Dependent on skills/experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 24 days ago