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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 48 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 51 86 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.20% 5.91% 7.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.59% 15.72% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 32 74 74
Median salary £43,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £23,100 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
532 547 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.79% 37.59% 38.15%
Number of salaries quoted 267 344 356
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 29 July 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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.

1 117 (86.67%) Degree
2 55 (40.74%) Software Engineering
3 52 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (29.63%) Finance
4 40 (29.63%) C#
5 33 (24.44%) .NET
5 33 (24.44%) MS Excel
6 31 (22.96%) Microsoft
7 30 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 30 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (21.48%) Java
8 29 (21.48%) Project Management
8 29 (21.48%) Business Analysis
8 29 (21.48%) Mathematics
9 25 (18.52%) Python
10 24 (17.78%) OO
10 24 (17.78%) HTML
11 22 (16.30%) C++
12 21 (15.56%) SQL Server
12 21 (15.56%) SQL
12 21 (15.56%) Mentoring
13 20 (14.81%) Retail
14 18 (13.33%) Physics
15 17 (12.59%) MS PowerPoint
16 15 (11.11%) Linux
16 15 (11.11%) HTML5
17 14 (10.37%) Local Government
18 13 (9.63%) Economics
18 13 (9.63%) SAS
18 13 (9.63%) C

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 13 (9.63%) SAS
2 7 (5.19%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.70%) Apache
4 3 (2.22%) JBoss
4 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.74%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 17 (12.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (8.15%) MS Office
4 6 (4.44%) Stata
5 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) GitHub
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) Internet
1 5 (3.70%) Network Security
2 3 (2.22%) HTTP
3 2 (1.48%) Firewall
3 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.74%) CTI
4 1 (0.74%) DHCP
4 1 (0.74%) DNS
4 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.74%) VPN
4 1 (0.74%) WAN
4 1 (0.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.89%) Big Data
3 7 (5.19%) Data Mining
3 7 (5.19%) Hadoop
3 7 (5.19%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.44%) GIS
4 6 (4.44%) MySQL
5 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.96%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.48%) MS Access
7 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.48%) Spatial Data
7 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.74%) Power BI
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.22%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.22%) Subversion
3 2 (1.48%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.48%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (1.48%) JUnit
3 2 (1.48%) Maven
3 2 (1.48%) NUnit
3 2 (1.48%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.48%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (1.48%) Selenium
3 2 (1.48%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.48%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.74%) JIRA
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.74%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.74%) RubyMine
4 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (29.63%) Finance
2 20 (14.81%) Retail
3 14 (10.37%) Local Government
4 12 (8.89%) Banking
4 12 (8.89%) Games
5 4 (2.96%) Marketing
5 4 (2.96%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.48%) Avionics
7 2 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Law
7 2 (1.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Electronics
8 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (26.67%) Developer
2 30 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 21 (15.56%) Graduate
4 19 (14.07%) Analyst
5 17 (12.59%) C# Developer
5 17 (12.59%) Consultant
6 13 (9.63%) .NET Developer
7 12 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (8.89%) Junior
7 12 (8.89%) Principal Consultant
8 10 (7.41%) Data Scientist
8 10 (7.41%) Junior Analyst
9 9 (6.67%) Graduate Analyst
10 8 (5.93%) Business Analyst
10 8 (5.93%) Graduate Test Analyst
10 8 (5.93%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.93%) Junior Test Analyst
10 8 (5.93%) Lead Developer
10 8 (5.93%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (5.93%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.44%) .NET
2 24 (17.78%) HTML
3 15 (11.11%) HTML5
4 13 (9.63%) AngularJS
5 10 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 10 (7.41%) CSS
6 8 (5.93%) React
7 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (4.44%) Backbone.js
8 6 (4.44%) D3.js
8 6 (4.44%) Node.js
8 6 (4.44%) REST
8 6 (4.44%) Web Services
9 5 (3.70%) Java EE
9 5 (3.70%) jQuery
9 5 (3.70%) SOAP
10 4 (2.96%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.96%) JSP
10 4 (2.96%) LAMP
10 4 (2.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (21.48%) Mathematics
3 18 (13.33%) Physics
4 13 (9.63%) Economics
5 12 (8.89%) Psychology
6 8 (5.93%) Management Information System
7 7 (5.19%) Visualisation
8 6 (4.44%) Applied Mathematics
8 6 (4.44%) Informatics
8 6 (4.44%) Statistics
9 5 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (2.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (1.48%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.48%) Graphic Design
11 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.48%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.74%) ASIC
12 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (3.70%) Unix
2 5 (3.70%) Windows
3 4 (2.96%) Debian
3 4 (2.96%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) Android
6 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (40.74%) Software Engineering
2 52 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (21.48%) Business Analysis
3 29 (21.48%) Project Management
4 24 (17.78%) OO
5 21 (15.56%) Mentoring
6 12 (8.89%) Data Governance
6 12 (8.89%) Operations Research
6 12 (8.89%) Wealth Management
7 11 (8.15%) Scrum
8 10 (7.41%) Change Management
8 10 (7.41%) MVC
9 8 (5.93%) Automated Testing
9 8 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (5.93%) Mobile Development
10 7 (5.19%) Analytics
11 6 (4.44%) Data Visualisation
11 6 (4.44%) Statistical Modelling
12 5 (3.70%) Open Source
12 5 (3.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.63%) C#
2 30 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 29 (21.48%) Java
4 25 (18.52%) Python
5 22 (16.30%) C++
6 21 (15.56%) SQL
7 13 (9.63%) C
7 13 (9.63%) Perl
8 9 (6.67%) PL/SQL
9 7 (5.19%) Scala
10 6 (4.44%) R
10 6 (4.44%) Ruby
11 5 (3.70%) Lisp
12 4 (2.96%) PHP
13 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.74%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 117 (86.67%) Degree
2 6 (4.44%) PhD
3 3 (2.22%) CISA
3 3 (2.22%) CISSP
4 2 (1.48%) CISM
4 2 (1.48%) PCI QSA
5 1 (0.74%) GIAC
5 1 (0.74%) HND
5 1 (0.74%) ISEB
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.74%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) COBIT
1 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.48%) ISO27002
1 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.48%) Squid
1 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.48%) vSphere
2 1 (0.74%) Firmware
2 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (22.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.67%) Oracle
3 6 (4.44%) Greenplum
3 6 (4.44%) Tableau
4 3 (2.22%) Splunk
5 2 (1.48%) Informatica
5 2 (1.48%) Sage
5 2 (1.48%) VMware
6 1 (0.74%) HP
6 1 (0.74%) IronPort
6 1 (0.74%) RedGate
6 1 (0.74%) SAP
6 1 (0.74%) Sybase
6 1 (0.74%) Xamarin
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