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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 46 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 42 86 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.78% 6.93% 5.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.17% 14.96% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 27 68 52
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £29,700 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%

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
413 575 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.17% 46.33% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 272 383 261
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £28,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 21 February 2017.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 87 (82.86%) Degree
2 49 (46.67%) Java
3 39 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (30.48%) Software Engineering
5 31 (29.52%) C#
6 28 (26.67%) SQL
7 25 (23.81%) Finance
8 22 (20.95%) .NET
9 19 (18.10%) HTML
10 17 (16.19%) OO
11 16 (15.24%) JavaScript
12 15 (14.29%) C++
13 14 (13.33%) Oracle
13 14 (13.33%) HTML5
13 14 (13.33%) Mobile App
14 13 (12.38%) Relational Database
14 13 (12.38%) PHP
14 13 (12.38%) Windows
14 13 (12.38%) Linux
14 13 (12.38%) Python
14 13 (12.38%) Change Management
15 12 (11.43%) CSS
15 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (10.48%) Microsoft
16 11 (10.48%) Games
16 11 (10.48%) Mathematics
17 10 (9.52%) Java EE
17 10 (9.52%) Ruby
17 10 (9.52%) MS Excel
17 10 (9.52%) Mentoring

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 (5.71%) Apache Spark
1 6 (5.71%) CMS
1 6 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.76%) Apache
3 4 (3.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.81%) SAS
4 2 (1.90%) JBoss
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.95%) Confluence
5 1 (0.95%) IIS
5 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) MS Office
2 4 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.81%) GitHub
2 4 (3.81%) Slack
3 3 (2.86%) SaaS
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) BGP
1 6 (5.71%) MPLS
1 6 (5.71%) OSPF
2 4 (3.81%) 802.11
2 4 (3.81%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (3.81%) EIGRP
2 4 (3.81%) Firewall
2 4 (3.81%) HSRP
2 4 (3.81%) Internet
2 4 (3.81%) IPsec
2 4 (3.81%) LAN
2 4 (3.81%) NetScaler
2 4 (3.81%) VPN
2 4 (3.81%) WAN
2 4 (3.81%) Wireless
2 4 (3.81%) Wireshark
3 3 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.90%) MRTG
4 2 (1.90%) Network Security
4 2 (1.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.38%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.62%) Hadoop
3 8 (7.62%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.71%) MySQL
5 5 (4.76%) Apache Hive
5 5 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.81%) HBase
7 3 (2.86%) Big Data
8 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.95%) GIS
8 1 (0.95%) MS Access
8 1 (0.95%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Selenium
2 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.71%) Subversion
3 5 (4.76%) Maven
4 4 (3.81%) ERwin
4 4 (3.81%) Travis CI
5 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.90%) Xcode
6 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.95%) JIRA
6 1 (0.95%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.95%) SpecFlow
General
1 25 (23.81%) Finance
2 11 (10.48%) Games
3 3 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Advertising
4 1 (0.95%) Legal
4 1 (0.95%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (41.90%) Developer
2 21 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.14%) Software Engineer
4 13 (12.38%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.62%) C# Developer
6 7 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Applications Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) Operations Support Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Architect
9 4 (3.81%) Data Architect
9 4 (3.81%) Junior
9 4 (3.81%) Principal Consultant
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.95%) .NET
2 19 (18.10%) HTML
3 14 (13.33%) HTML5
4 12 (11.43%) CSS
5 10 (9.52%) Java EE
6 9 (8.57%) AngularJS
7 8 (7.62%) Spring
8 7 (6.67%) Hibernate
8 7 (6.67%) J2EE
8 7 (6.67%) JSP
9 6 (5.71%) CSS3
9 6 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (4.76%) JPA
10 5 (4.76%) Kafka
10 5 (4.76%) Servlets
11 4 (3.81%) 802.1X
11 4 (3.81%) React
12 3 (2.86%) jQuery
12 3 (2.86%) RESTful
12 3 (2.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.71%) Augmented Reality
5 5 (4.76%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.81%) Blog
6 4 (3.81%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.81%) Fintech
6 4 (3.81%) Taxonomies
6 4 (3.81%) User Experience
7 3 (2.86%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.95%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.38%) Linux
1 13 (12.38%) Windows
2 7 (6.67%) Android
2 7 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.67%) Unix
3 3 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.90%) CentOS
5 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.48%) Software Engineering
3 17 (16.19%) OO
4 13 (12.38%) Change Management
5 11 (10.48%) Mathematics
6 10 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 9 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (8.57%) Web Application Development
8 8 (7.62%) Analytics
8 8 (7.62%) Machine Learning
8 8 (7.62%) Problem Management
8 8 (7.62%) Project Management
9 7 (6.67%) Android Development
9 7 (6.67%) Image Processing
9 7 (6.67%) iOS Development
9 7 (6.67%) TDD
9 7 (6.67%) Web Development
10 6 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (5.71%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (46.67%) Java
2 31 (29.52%) C#
3 28 (26.67%) SQL
4 16 (15.24%) JavaScript
5 15 (14.29%) C++
6 13 (12.38%) PHP
6 13 (12.38%) Python
7 10 (9.52%) Ruby
8 7 (6.67%) C
8 7 (6.67%) Perl
9 5 (4.76%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.81%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.95%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.95%) Lisp
12 1 (0.95%) Scala
12 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.95%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 87 (82.86%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) ISEB
2 3 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.95%) PhD
4 1 (0.95%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Docker
2 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.95%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) Cacti
2 3 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.90%) Nagios
4 1 (0.95%) Ambari
4 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.95%) Puppet
4 1 (0.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (13.33%) Oracle
2 11 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.71%) Cisco
4 5 (4.76%) Alterian
5 4 (3.81%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.81%) Citrix
5 4 (3.81%) F5
5 4 (3.81%) Google
5 4 (3.81%) IBM
5 4 (3.81%) Intel
5 4 (3.81%) SolarWinds
5 4 (3.81%) Teradata
6 3 (2.86%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.90%) HP
7 2 (1.90%) Juniper
7 2 (1.90%) VMware
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