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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 26 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 84 86 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.48% 6.30% 5.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.22% 17.55% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 62 58 72
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -2.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,100 £25,265
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
552 490 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.59% 35.87% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 330 272 325
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £68,677 £55,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 138 (87.90%) Degree
2 70 (44.59%) Software Engineering
3 62 (39.49%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (29.30%) Java
5 44 (28.03%) C#
6 40 (25.48%) Project Management
7 39 (24.84%) .NET
7 39 (24.84%) Finance
8 37 (23.57%) Microsoft
9 36 (22.93%) JavaScript
9 36 (22.93%) MS Excel
10 30 (19.11%) SQL
11 29 (18.47%) Linux
12 28 (17.83%) OO
12 28 (17.83%) Python
13 26 (16.56%) Business Analysis
13 26 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (14.65%) AngularJS
14 23 (14.65%) Mathematics
14 23 (14.65%) C++
14 23 (14.65%) HTML
15 21 (13.38%) Perl
15 21 (13.38%) Mentoring
16 20 (12.74%) HTML5
17 18 (11.46%) Relational Database
17 18 (11.46%) SQL Server
17 18 (11.46%) Windows
17 18 (11.46%) Automated Testing
17 18 (11.46%) Retail
18 17 (10.83%) MySQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (8.92%) Apache
2 12 (7.64%) Node.js
3 10 (6.37%) SAS
3 10 (6.37%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.10%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.91%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.27%) JBoss
7 2 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.27%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.64%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.64%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 36 (22.93%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.55%) MS Office
3 4 (2.55%) Stata
4 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.19%) Internet
2 7 (4.46%) Network Security
3 4 (2.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.91%) Firewall
4 3 (1.91%) HTTP
5 2 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.27%) VLAN
5 2 (1.27%) VoIP
5 2 (1.27%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.64%) DNS
6 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.64%) LAN
6 1 (0.64%) NAS
6 1 (0.64%) SAN
6 1 (0.64%) SSL
6 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.46%) Relational Database
1 18 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.83%) MySQL
2 17 (10.83%) RDBMS
3 9 (5.73%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.46%) Big Data
4 7 (4.46%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.55%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.55%) GIS
6 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (7.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.18%) Maven
3 4 (2.55%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.55%) Selenium
3 4 (2.55%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.91%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.91%) JUnit
5 2 (1.27%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.27%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (1.27%) Grunt
5 2 (1.27%) NUnit
5 2 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.27%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.27%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.27%) Subversion
5 2 (1.27%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.64%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.64%) TestLink
General
1 39 (24.84%) Finance
2 18 (11.46%) Retail
3 15 (9.55%) Banking
4 14 (8.92%) Games
5 12 (7.64%) Local Government
6 6 (3.82%) Legal
7 4 (2.55%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.91%) Marketing
9 2 (1.27%) Avionics
9 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (28.03%) Developer
2 40 (25.48%) Software Engineer
3 22 (14.01%) Analyst
4 18 (11.46%) C# Developer
5 17 (10.83%) Graduate
6 15 (9.55%) Java Developer
7 12 (7.64%) .NET Developer
7 12 (7.64%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (7.01%) Junior
9 9 (5.73%) Business Analyst
9 9 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (5.73%) Consultant
9 9 (5.73%) Java Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) Java Software Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) Support Engineer
10 8 (5.10%) Junior Analyst
10 8 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (5.10%) Test Analyst
11 7 (4.46%) Graduate Analyst
11 7 (4.46%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (24.84%) .NET
2 23 (14.65%) AngularJS
2 23 (14.65%) HTML
3 20 (12.74%) HTML5
4 16 (10.19%) React
5 14 (8.92%) Backbone.js
5 14 (8.92%) Web Services
6 13 (8.28%) SOAP
7 12 (7.64%) ASP.NET
7 12 (7.64%) CSS
7 12 (7.64%) LAMP
8 10 (6.37%) CGI
8 10 (6.37%) JSP
8 10 (6.37%) Servlets
9 7 (4.46%) XML
10 6 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (3.82%) D3.js
10 6 (3.82%) jQuery
10 6 (3.82%) RESTful
11 5 (3.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (14.65%) Mathematics
3 15 (9.55%) Physics
4 11 (7.01%) Economics
5 10 (6.37%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.37%) Psychology
6 9 (5.73%) Visualisation
7 5 (3.18%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (3.18%) Data Extraction
7 5 (3.18%) Internet of Things
7 5 (3.18%) Statistics
8 4 (2.55%) Applied Mathematics
8 4 (2.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.55%) Informatics
9 3 (1.91%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.91%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.47%) Linux
2 18 (11.46%) Windows
3 10 (6.37%) Debian
3 10 (6.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (6.37%) Unix
4 8 (5.10%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.55%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.91%) Android
7 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (44.59%) Software Engineering
2 62 (39.49%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (25.48%) Project Management
4 28 (17.83%) OO
5 26 (16.56%) Business Analysis
6 21 (13.38%) Mentoring
7 18 (11.46%) Automated Testing
8 13 (8.28%) High Availability
9 12 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (7.64%) Data Governance
9 12 (7.64%) MVC
9 12 (7.64%) Scrum
10 10 (6.37%) PRINCE2
10 10 (6.37%) Quality Management
11 9 (5.73%) Change Management
11 9 (5.73%) Open Source
11 9 (5.73%) Service Management
12 8 (5.10%) SDLC
13 7 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (4.46%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (29.30%) Java
2 44 (28.03%) C#
3 36 (22.93%) JavaScript
4 30 (19.11%) SQL
5 28 (17.83%) Python
6 23 (14.65%) C++
7 21 (13.38%) Perl
8 15 (9.55%) C
9 11 (7.01%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.46%) Scala
11 6 (3.82%) Ruby
12 5 (3.18%) Lisp
12 5 (3.18%) R
12 5 (3.18%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.91%) PHP
13 3 (1.91%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.64%) Tcl
14 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 138 (87.90%) Degree
2 6 (3.82%) PhD
3 3 (1.91%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) ISEB
4 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.64%) CCNP
5 1 (0.64%) CISA
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.64%) CISSP
5 1 (0.64%) GIAC
5 1 (0.64%) HND
5 1 (0.64%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Squid
1 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.27%) vSphere
2 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) Firmware
2 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.27%) Puppet
1 2 (1.27%) SCCM
2 1 (0.64%) Ansible
2 1 (0.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (23.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.01%) Oracle
3 4 (2.55%) Greenplum
3 4 (2.55%) Tableau
4 2 (1.27%) F5
4 2 (1.27%) Google
4 2 (1.27%) HP
4 2 (1.27%) Informatica
4 2 (1.27%) Sage
4 2 (1.27%) VMware
5 1 (0.64%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco
5 1 (0.64%) IronPort
5 1 (0.64%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.64%) RedGate
5 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.64%) Splunk
5 1 (0.64%) Sybase
5 1 (0.64%) Xamarin
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