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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 28 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 115 72 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.70% 4.81% 6.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.93% 13.77% 21.27%
Number of salaries quoted 96 56 54
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £23,000 £21,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
577 523 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.65% 34.96% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 380 345 214
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 21 November 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 205 (89.13%) Degree
2 113 (49.13%) Software Engineering
3 109 (47.39%) Java
4 96 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (40.00%) C#
6 86 (37.39%) Mathematics
7 80 (34.78%) C++
7 80 (34.78%) Linux
8 64 (27.83%) .NET
9 58 (25.22%) HTML
9 58 (25.22%) OO
10 51 (22.17%) JavaScript
11 48 (20.87%) UNIX
12 46 (20.00%) Finance
13 45 (19.57%) Windows
13 45 (19.57%) CSS
14 39 (16.96%) Project Management
14 39 (16.96%) Physics
15 38 (16.52%) Perl
16 35 (15.22%) SQL
16 35 (15.22%) XML
17 34 (14.78%) C
18 33 (14.35%) SQL Server
19 32 (13.91%) Oracle
19 32 (13.91%) TDD
20 31 (13.48%) OOP
20 31 (13.48%) WPF
20 31 (13.48%) jQuery
20 31 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
21 29 (12.61%) Scrum

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 20 (8.70%) Apache
1 20 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 9 (3.91%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.04%) SAS
4 6 (2.61%) JBoss
5 5 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.74%) Lync
6 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.74%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.30%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.87%) CMS
8 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.43%) Confluence
9 1 (0.43%) Node.js
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.30%) MS Project
3 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) MS Office
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) Oracle 11i
1 5 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.17%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 5 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (2.17%) Oracle iProcurement
1 5 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (2.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 5 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
1 5 (2.17%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.30%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.30%) Finacle
2 3 (1.30%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.87%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Office 365
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.13%) Internet
2 17 (7.39%) Ethernet
3 14 (6.09%) HTTP
4 9 (3.91%) Firewall
5 8 (3.48%) Wireshark
5 8 (3.48%) tcpdump
6 5 (2.17%) SSH
6 5 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.74%) FTP
7 4 (1.74%) LDAP
7 4 (1.74%) WAN
7 4 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.74%) Network Security
8 3 (1.30%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.87%) SAN
9 2 (0.87%) CTI
9 2 (0.87%) NAS
10 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.87%) Relational Database
3 19 (8.26%) RDBMS
4 13 (5.65%) MySQL
5 5 (2.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (2.17%) Big Data
5 5 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.74%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.30%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.43%) DB2
9 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (11.74%) Visual Studio
2 26 (11.30%) Subversion
3 21 (9.13%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.61%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (2.17%) Clang
6 4 (1.74%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.74%) JUnit
7 2 (0.87%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.87%) JIRA
8 1 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.43%) Emacs
General
1 46 (20.00%) Finance
2 25 (10.87%) Games
3 19 (8.26%) Electronics
4 14 (6.09%) Banking
5 7 (3.04%) Marketing
6 6 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.17%) French Language
7 5 (2.17%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.87%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.43%) Retail
9 1 (0.43%) Military
9 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.43%) German Language
9 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 111 (48.26%) Developer
2 60 (26.09%) Software Developer
3 57 (24.78%) Software Engineer
4 30 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 23 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 18 (7.83%) C++ Developer
6 18 (7.83%) Analyst
7 17 (7.39%) Senior Developer
7 17 (7.39%) C++ Software Developer
8 15 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
8 15 (6.52%) .NET Developer
9 14 (6.09%) Junior
10 12 (5.22%) Graduate
11 10 (4.35%) Flash Developer
11 10 (4.35%) Java Software Developer
11 10 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
12 9 (3.91%) QA Engineer
12 9 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (3.48%) Senior C++ Developer
13 8 (3.48%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (27.83%) .NET
2 58 (25.22%) HTML
3 45 (19.57%) CSS
4 35 (15.22%) XML
5 31 (13.48%) WPF
5 31 (13.48%) jQuery
6 27 (11.74%) Web Services
7 24 (10.43%) OpenGL
7 24 (10.43%) Qt
8 22 (9.57%) STL
8 22 (9.57%) ASP.NET
9 21 (9.13%) NHibernate
10 19 (8.26%) Spring
10 19 (8.26%) Servlets
11 17 (7.39%) SOAP
11 17 (7.39%) JSP
11 17 (7.39%) MFC
11 17 (7.39%) Direct3D
12 16 (6.96%) Hibernate
13 15 (6.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 86 (37.39%) Mathematics
2 39 (16.96%) Physics
3 31 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (10.43%) Management Information System
5 17 (7.39%) Visualisation
5 17 (7.39%) CUDA
6 14 (6.09%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (4.78%) Hedge funds
7 11 (4.78%) GIS
8 9 (3.91%) Algorithms
9 8 (3.48%) Data Structures
9 8 (3.48%) Open Source
10 6 (2.61%) Equities
10 6 (2.61%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (2.17%) Blog
11 5 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (2.17%) Online Games
11 5 (2.17%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.74%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 80 (34.78%) Linux
2 48 (20.87%) UNIX
3 45 (19.57%) Windows
4 21 (9.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.65%) Debian
6 11 (4.78%) Android
7 8 (3.48%) Fedora
7 8 (3.48%) CentOS
7 8 (3.48%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.17%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.74%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (49.13%) Software Engineering
2 96 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (25.22%) OO
4 39 (16.96%) Project Management
5 32 (13.91%) TDD
6 31 (13.48%) OOP
7 29 (12.61%) Scrum
8 27 (11.74%) Unit Testing
9 23 (10.00%) MVC
9 23 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 19 (8.26%) Automated Testing
11 18 (7.83%) Information Security
12 17 (7.39%) Software Architecture
12 17 (7.39%) 3D Visualisation
12 17 (7.39%) Linear Algebra
13 14 (6.09%) Analytics
13 14 (6.09%) Web Development
13 14 (6.09%) Multithreading
13 14 (6.09%) Investment Management
14 13 (5.65%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 109 (47.39%) Java
2 92 (40.00%) C#
3 80 (34.78%) C++
4 51 (22.17%) JavaScript
5 38 (16.52%) Perl
6 35 (15.22%) SQL
7 34 (14.78%) C
8 28 (12.17%) Python
9 18 (7.83%) PL/SQL
10 17 (7.39%) VC++
11 10 (4.35%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.04%) Ruby
13 6 (2.61%) Objective-C
13 6 (2.61%) Lisp
14 5 (2.17%) ActionScript
14 5 (2.17%) Scala
15 4 (1.74%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.74%) PHP
16 3 (1.30%) MATLAB
16 3 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 205 (89.13%) Degree
2 21 (9.13%) PhD
3 7 (3.04%) PMP
3 7 (3.04%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.17%) MBA
4 5 (2.17%) OCP
4 5 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.74%) GWAPT
5 4 (1.74%) GPEN
5 4 (1.74%) OSCP
5 4 (1.74%) OSCE
5 4 (1.74%) GIAC
5 4 (1.74%) GCIA
5 4 (1.74%) GSEC
5 4 (1.74%) GCIH
6 3 (1.30%) HND
7 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.43%) CCNP
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.87%) QA
2 5 (2.17%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (1.74%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.74%) Snort
1 4 (1.74%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.43%) Ansible
2 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (13.91%) Oracle
2 19 (8.26%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.22%) Dell
4 10 (4.35%) Adobe
5 5 (2.17%) Cisco
6 4 (1.74%) Perforce
6 4 (1.74%) HP
6 4 (1.74%) Sybase
7 3 (1.30%) Planview
7 3 (1.30%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.87%) Twitter
8 2 (0.87%) McAfee
9 1 (0.43%) Google
9 1 (0.43%) F5
9 1 (0.43%) Splunk
9 1 (0.43%) Informatica
9 1 (0.43%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
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