The first 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 35 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 93 60 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.61% 5.46% 4.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.33% 18.02% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 71 41 46
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
436 333 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.30% 30.33% 24.47%
Number of salaries quoted 265 188 254
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,575 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Computer Science
Scotland

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 April 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 141 (79.66%) Degree
2 93 (52.54%) Software Engineering
3 70 (39.55%) C#
4 65 (36.72%) SQL
4 65 (36.72%) Mathematics
5 61 (34.46%) .NET
5 61 (34.46%) Java
6 54 (30.51%) OO
7 49 (27.68%) C++
8 41 (23.16%) Oracle
8 41 (23.16%) SQL Server
9 38 (21.47%) Linux
10 36 (20.34%) Windows
10 36 (20.34%) Python
11 33 (18.64%) UNIX
11 33 (18.64%) JavaScript
12 32 (18.08%) HTML
13 30 (16.95%) PhD
14 29 (16.38%) ASP.NET
14 29 (16.38%) XML
14 29 (16.38%) Finance
14 29 (16.38%) Banking
15 27 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (15.25%) MVC
16 26 (14.69%) Physics
17 24 (13.56%) Perl
18 23 (12.99%) C
18 23 (12.99%) CSS
18 23 (12.99%) Visual Studio
19 22 (12.43%) PL/SQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (11.30%) SAS
2 8 (4.52%) CMS
3 7 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.82%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.82%) Apache
5 3 (1.69%) IIS
5 3 (1.69%) DNN
6 1 (0.56%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.56%) WordPress
6 1 (0.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.82%) MS Office
3 2 (1.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (3.39%) Magento
2 4 (2.26%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.21%) SaaS
2 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.04%) Ethernet
2 12 (6.78%) Internet
3 8 (4.52%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.39%) HTTP
5 5 (2.82%) 3GPP
5 5 (2.82%) UMTS
5 5 (2.82%) Wireless
5 5 (2.82%) RNC
5 5 (2.82%) HSPA
5 5 (2.82%) LTE
6 2 (1.13%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.13%) WAN
6 2 (1.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.16%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.73%) MySQL
3 11 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.21%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (4.52%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.39%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (2.82%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.26%) Big Data
8 4 (2.26%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.26%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.26%) DB2
8 4 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.69%) OLAP
9 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 23 (12.99%) Visual Studio
2 21 (11.86%) Subversion
3 15 (8.47%) Eclipse
4 8 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.26%) MSTest
5 4 (2.26%) NUnit
6 3 (1.69%) Selenium
6 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.13%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.13%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.13%) RSpec
7 2 (1.13%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (16.38%) Finance
1 29 (16.38%) Banking
2 18 (10.17%) Electronics
3 15 (8.47%) Games
4 7 (3.95%) Automotive
5 6 (3.39%) French Language
6 5 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.82%) Marketing
7 4 (2.26%) Advertising
8 3 (1.69%) German Language
8 3 (1.69%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.69%) Dutch Language
9 2 (1.13%) Military
10 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (46.89%) Developer
2 55 (31.07%) Software Engineer
3 31 (17.51%) Software Developer
4 26 (14.69%) Senior Developer
5 23 (12.99%) Java Developer
6 18 (10.17%) .NET Developer
7 17 (9.60%) Senior Software Developer
8 15 (8.47%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (7.91%) Junior
10 13 (7.34%) Senior Software Engineer
11 11 (6.21%) C++ Developer
11 11 (6.21%) Junior Software Engineer
12 10 (5.65%) Senior C++ Developer
12 10 (5.65%) C++ Software Developer
12 10 (5.65%) Senior Java Software Developer
12 10 (5.65%) C++/Java Developer
12 10 (5.65%) Java Software Developer
12 10 (5.65%) Web Developer
13 9 (5.08%) C# Developer
14 8 (4.52%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (34.46%) .NET
2 32 (18.08%) HTML
3 29 (16.38%) ASP.NET
3 29 (16.38%) XML
4 23 (12.99%) CSS
5 22 (12.43%) jQuery
6 18 (10.17%) WPF
6 18 (10.17%) Qt
7 17 (9.60%) OpenGL
8 16 (9.04%) MFC
8 16 (9.04%) Direct3D
9 12 (6.78%) Java EE
10 11 (6.21%) STL
10 11 (6.21%) Web Services
11 10 (5.65%) RESTful
11 10 (5.65%) .NET Framework
11 10 (5.65%) WCF
11 10 (5.65%) SOAP
12 9 (5.08%) Spring
13 8 (4.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 65 (36.72%) Mathematics
2 26 (14.69%) Physics
3 20 (11.30%) Visualisation
4 16 (9.04%) Artificial Intelligence
4 16 (9.04%) CUDA
5 10 (5.65%) Hedge funds
5 10 (5.65%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.95%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.39%) Online Games
8 5 (2.82%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.69%) Open Source
9 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.13%) iPad
10 2 (1.13%) iPhone
10 2 (1.13%) PDA
10 2 (1.13%) Streaming Video
10 2 (1.13%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.13%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 38 (21.47%) Linux
2 36 (20.34%) Windows
3 33 (18.64%) UNIX
4 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.26%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.26%) Windows Vista
5 4 (2.26%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.69%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.13%) Android
7 2 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.13%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.13%) AIX
7 2 (1.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (52.54%) Software Engineering
2 54 (30.51%) OO
3 27 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.25%) MVC
4 19 (10.73%) Unit Testing
5 16 (9.04%) 3D Visualisation
6 15 (8.47%) Automated Testing
7 13 (7.34%) Software Architecture
8 12 (6.78%) SOA
9 11 (6.21%) OOP
9 11 (6.21%) TDD
10 10 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (5.65%) OOD
11 9 (5.08%) Web Development
11 9 (5.08%) Analytics
12 8 (4.52%) Game Development
12 8 (4.52%) Project Management
13 7 (3.95%) E-Commerce
13 7 (3.95%) Change Control
14 6 (3.39%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (39.55%) C#
2 65 (36.72%) SQL
3 61 (34.46%) Java
4 49 (27.68%) C++
5 36 (20.34%) Python
6 33 (18.64%) JavaScript
7 24 (13.56%) Perl
8 23 (12.99%) C
9 22 (12.43%) PL/SQL
10 20 (11.30%) Lisp
11 16 (9.04%) VC++
12 12 (6.78%) PHP
13 8 (4.52%) T-SQL
14 6 (3.39%) Scala
15 5 (2.82%) VBA
15 5 (2.82%) Ruby
16 4 (2.26%) Objective-C
17 3 (1.69%) CoffeeScript
18 2 (1.13%) XAML
19 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 141 (79.66%) Degree
2 30 (16.95%) PhD
3 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.69%) MCTS
4 3 (1.69%) MCPD
5 2 (1.13%) ISEB
5 2 (1.13%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.56%) HND
6 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.65%) QA
2 2 (1.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 41 (23.16%) Oracle
2 21 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.52%) VMware
4 6 (3.39%) Tableau
4 6 (3.39%) Zend
5 4 (2.26%) Omniture
5 4 (2.26%) Google
5 4 (2.26%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.69%) Sybase
6 3 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.69%) Perforce
7 1 (0.56%) JBoss
7 1 (0.56%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.56%) Citrix
7 1 (0.56%) Fujitsu
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Avanade UK Ltd
Salary: Competative Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TheSmartList
Salary: Up to £28k dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TheSmartList
Salary: Up to £28k dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
MBN Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £18,000 per annum + excellent training/progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Career Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
BitWise Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 30+ days ago