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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 24 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 126 69 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.48% 5.61% 4.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.62% 15.86% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 92 44 41
Average salary £39,250 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
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
611 435 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.14% 35.34% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 414 292 239
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 18 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 195 (87.44%) Degree
2 120 (53.81%) Software Engineering
3 119 (53.36%) Java
4 104 (46.64%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (42.15%) C#
6 87 (39.01%) Linux
7 80 (35.87%) C++
8 78 (34.98%) OO
9 76 (34.08%) HTML
10 75 (33.63%) Mathematics
11 66 (29.60%) JavaScript
12 60 (26.91%) .NET
13 58 (26.01%) CSS
14 56 (25.11%) UNIX
15 50 (22.42%) Perl
16 46 (20.63%) SQL
17 43 (19.28%) Python
18 40 (17.94%) XML
19 36 (16.14%) Oracle
19 36 (16.14%) Automated Testing
19 36 (16.14%) jQuery
19 36 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
20 35 (15.70%) C
21 34 (15.25%) Finance
22 33 (14.80%) SQL Server
23 32 (14.35%) TDD
24 31 (13.90%) Games
24 31 (13.90%) Windows
24 31 (13.90%) Relational Database
25 30 (13.45%) WPF

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 24 (10.76%) Tomcat
2 23 (10.31%) Apache
3 8 (3.59%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.59%) Node.js
3 8 (3.59%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.59%) SAS
4 5 (2.24%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.35%) CMS
6 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.45%) Lync
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.79%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.48%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.24%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 5 (2.24%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (2.24%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (2.24%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (2.24%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (2.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.24%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (2.24%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.73%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.56%) Internet
2 17 (7.62%) Ethernet
3 12 (5.38%) HTTP
4 8 (3.59%) tcpdump
4 8 (3.59%) Wireshark
5 7 (3.14%) Firewall
6 5 (2.24%) SSH
6 5 (2.24%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.79%) Network Security
7 4 (1.79%) LDAP
7 4 (1.79%) FTP
7 4 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.90%) VoIP
8 2 (0.90%) Wireless
9 1 (0.45%) ASN.1
9 1 (0.45%) RNC
9 1 (0.45%) CTI
9 1 (0.45%) BGP
9 1 (0.45%) SSL
9 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.80%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.90%) Relational Database
3 27 (12.11%) RDBMS
4 15 (6.73%) MySQL
5 10 (4.48%) Big Data
6 7 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.69%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.69%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.24%) OLTP
8 5 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.79%) PerformancePoint
9 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.79%) QlikView
9 4 (1.79%) Spotfire
9 4 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (12.11%) Subversion
2 26 (11.66%) Visual Studio
3 18 (8.07%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.93%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.24%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (2.24%) Jasmine
5 5 (2.24%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (2.24%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.24%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.24%) RSpec
6 4 (1.79%) JUnit
7 2 (0.90%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 34 (15.25%) Finance
2 31 (13.90%) Games
3 19 (8.52%) Electronics
4 12 (5.38%) Banking
5 10 (4.48%) Marketing
6 6 (2.69%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.24%) General Ledger
7 5 (2.24%) French Language
8 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.90%) Automotive
10 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 100 (44.84%) Developer
2 75 (33.63%) Software Engineer
3 54 (24.22%) Software Developer
4 31 (13.90%) Java Developer
5 21 (9.42%) Senior Developer
6 18 (8.07%) C++ Developer
6 18 (8.07%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (7.62%) C++ Software Developer
8 16 (7.17%) Junior
9 15 (6.73%) Java Software Developer
9 15 (6.73%) Senior Software Developer
10 14 (6.28%) C# Developer
11 13 (5.83%) Senior Software Engineer
11 13 (5.83%) Software Development Engineer
11 13 (5.83%) Senior C++ Developer
11 13 (5.83%) Senior Java Software Developer
11 13 (5.83%) C++/Java Developer
11 13 (5.83%) Development Engineer
12 12 (5.38%) Analyst
13 11 (4.93%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (34.08%) HTML
2 60 (26.91%) .NET
3 58 (26.01%) CSS
4 40 (17.94%) XML
5 36 (16.14%) jQuery
6 30 (13.45%) WPF
7 25 (11.21%) Web Services
8 23 (10.31%) HTML5
9 22 (9.87%) ASP.NET
9 22 (9.87%) Servlets
10 21 (9.42%) Qt
11 19 (8.52%) CSS3
11 19 (8.52%) OpenGL
12 18 (8.07%) NHibernate
13 17 (7.62%) Direct3D
13 17 (7.62%) Hibernate
13 17 (7.62%) STL
13 17 (7.62%) MFC
14 16 (7.17%) Spring
15 15 (6.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (33.63%) Mathematics
2 36 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (12.11%) Physics
4 22 (9.87%) Management Information System
5 21 (9.42%) Visualisation
6 17 (7.62%) CUDA
7 10 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (3.59%) Hedge funds
8 8 (3.59%) Client/Server
8 8 (3.59%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (3.14%) Online Games
9 7 (3.14%) Open Source
10 6 (2.69%) Mobile App
11 5 (2.24%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (2.24%) Blog
11 5 (2.24%) Reference Data
12 4 (1.79%) E-Learning
13 3 (1.35%) Economics
14 2 (0.90%) Statistics
15 1 (0.45%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 87 (39.01%) Linux
2 56 (25.11%) UNIX
3 31 (13.90%) Windows
4 18 (8.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.48%) Debian
6 8 (3.59%) CentOS
6 8 (3.59%) Mac OS X
6 8 (3.59%) Fedora
7 6 (2.69%) Android
8 5 (2.24%) AIX
8 5 (2.24%) Solaris
9 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (53.81%) Software Engineering
2 104 (46.64%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (34.98%) OO
4 36 (16.14%) Automated Testing
5 32 (14.35%) TDD
6 29 (13.00%) Project Management
6 29 (13.00%) Web Development
7 27 (12.11%) Mentoring
8 25 (11.21%) OOP
8 25 (11.21%) MVC
8 25 (11.21%) Unit Testing
9 21 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (8.52%) Scrum
11 18 (8.07%) Information Security
11 18 (8.07%) Software Architecture
12 17 (7.62%) 3D Visualisation
13 16 (7.17%) Analytics
13 16 (7.17%) Waterfall
14 15 (6.73%) Business Analysis
15 13 (5.83%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 119 (53.36%) Java
2 94 (42.15%) C#
3 80 (35.87%) C++
4 66 (29.60%) JavaScript
5 50 (22.42%) Perl
6 46 (20.63%) SQL
7 43 (19.28%) Python
8 35 (15.70%) C
9 24 (10.76%) Ruby
10 22 (9.87%) PL/SQL
11 17 (7.62%) VC++
12 14 (6.28%) Objective-C
13 13 (5.83%) CoffeeScript
14 8 (3.59%) Lisp
15 7 (3.14%) Scala
16 6 (2.69%) PHP
16 6 (2.69%) Shell Script
17 5 (2.24%) ActionScript
18 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
19 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 195 (87.44%) Degree
2 30 (13.45%) PhD
3 13 (5.83%) Postgraduate
4 5 (2.24%) MBA
4 5 (2.24%) OCP
4 5 (2.24%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.79%) GWAPT
5 4 (1.79%) GPEN
5 4 (1.79%) OSCP
5 4 (1.79%) OSCE
5 4 (1.79%) GCIA
5 4 (1.79%) GSEC
5 4 (1.79%) GCIH
5 4 (1.79%) GIAC
6 3 (1.35%) PMP
6 3 (1.35%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.45%) CCNP
7 1 (0.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.52%) QA
2 5 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.24%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.24%) SLA
3 4 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.24%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.79%) Snort
3 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.24%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (16.14%) Oracle
2 19 (8.52%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.38%) Dell
4 10 (4.48%) Adobe
5 5 (2.24%) Perforce
5 5 (2.24%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (1.79%) Tableau
6 4 (1.79%) JBoss
7 3 (1.35%) Sybase
8 2 (0.90%) Twitter
8 2 (0.90%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.90%) Cisco
8 2 (0.90%) McAfee
8 2 (0.90%) VMware
9 1 (0.45%) Google
9 1 (0.45%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.45%) HP
9 1 (0.45%) F5
9 1 (0.45%) Splunk
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum £38-50k plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 24 days ago