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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 33 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 84 100 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.81% 6.44% 7.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.50% 17.36% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71 65 50
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,400 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
509 576 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.20% 37.07% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 326 348 268
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 159 (93.53%) Degree
2 113 (66.47%) Software Engineering
3 76 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (42.35%) Java
5 49 (28.82%) Linux
6 47 (27.65%) Windows
7 46 (27.06%) C#
8 45 (26.47%) SQL
9 44 (25.88%) .NET
9 44 (25.88%) C++
10 38 (22.35%) SDLC
11 37 (21.76%) Mathematics
12 35 (20.59%) OO
13 33 (19.41%) Oracle
13 33 (19.41%) Relational Database
14 32 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (18.24%) JSP
15 31 (18.24%) Servlets
15 31 (18.24%) Finance
16 29 (17.06%) HTML
17 28 (16.47%) QA
18 27 (15.88%) UNIX
19 26 (15.29%) RDBMS
19 26 (15.29%) Automated Testing
20 25 (14.71%) TDD
20 25 (14.71%) JavaScript
20 25 (14.71%) Perl
21 24 (14.12%) Web Services
22 23 (13.53%) Ethernet
22 23 (13.53%) Scrum

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (11.76%) Apache
1 20 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 15 (8.82%) JBoss
3 13 (7.65%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.94%) SAS
4 5 (2.94%) ArcGIS
5 4 (2.35%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.18%) CMS
6 2 (1.18%) Drupal
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.59%) IIS
7 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.53%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.53%) Ethernet
2 18 (10.59%) Internet
3 7 (4.12%) CTI
3 7 (4.12%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.53%) DNS
4 6 (3.53%) LAN
4 6 (3.53%) WLAN
5 5 (2.94%) SSL
5 5 (2.94%) HTTP
6 4 (2.35%) SAN
7 3 (1.76%) LDAP
7 3 (1.76%) VoIP
8 1 (0.59%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.59%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.41%) Relational Database
2 26 (15.29%) RDBMS
3 20 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 19 (11.18%) MySQL
5 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (12.94%) Git (software)
2 21 (12.35%) Subversion
3 18 (10.59%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.94%) Selenium
4 5 (2.94%) JUnit
5 4 (2.35%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.76%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.18%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.18%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.18%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.59%) TestLink
8 1 (0.59%) Clang
8 1 (0.59%) QUnit
8 1 (0.59%) GCC
8 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.59%) Bugzilla
General
1 31 (18.24%) Finance
2 19 (11.18%) Electronics
3 12 (7.06%) Banking
4 6 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.35%) Avionics
6 3 (1.76%) Military
7 2 (1.18%) Legal
7 2 (1.18%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.18%) Marketing
7 2 (1.18%) German Language
8 1 (0.59%) Retail
8 1 (0.59%) Local Government
8 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Law
8 1 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (32.35%) Software Engineer
1 55 (32.35%) Developer
2 27 (15.88%) Java Developer
3 24 (14.12%) Analyst
4 15 (8.82%) Graduate
4 15 (8.82%) Software Developer
5 13 (7.65%) Junior
6 11 (6.47%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.88%) Security Analyst
8 8 (4.71%) Test Analyst
9 7 (4.12%) Tester
9 7 (4.12%) Consultant
9 7 (4.12%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.12%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 6 (3.53%) Senior Information Security Consultant
10 6 (3.53%) Cyber Security Consultant
10 6 (3.53%) Cyber Security Manager
10 6 (3.53%) Senior Security Consultant
10 6 (3.53%) Information Manager
10 6 (3.53%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (25.88%) .NET
2 31 (18.24%) JSP
2 31 (18.24%) Servlets
3 29 (17.06%) HTML
4 24 (14.12%) Web Services
5 21 (12.35%) WPF
5 21 (12.35%) Qt
6 18 (10.59%) CGI
6 18 (10.59%) SOAP
6 18 (10.59%) STL
6 18 (10.59%) MFC
7 17 (10.00%) jQuery
8 16 (9.41%) OpenGL
9 15 (8.82%) XML
10 14 (8.24%) CSS
11 13 (7.65%) JMS
11 13 (7.65%) ASP.NET
11 13 (7.65%) EJB
11 13 (7.65%) EJB 3.0
11 13 (7.65%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.76%) Mathematics
2 32 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (11.18%) Visualisation
4 15 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
5 14 (8.24%) Physics
6 13 (7.65%) CUDA
7 12 (7.06%) GIS
7 12 (7.06%) Management Information System
8 9 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (3.53%) Cryptography
9 6 (3.53%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (3.53%) SCADA
10 5 (2.94%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.76%) User Experience
11 3 (1.76%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (1.18%) Economics
13 1 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 1 (0.59%) Statistics
13 1 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
13 1 (0.59%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 49 (28.82%) Linux
2 47 (27.65%) Windows
3 27 (15.88%) UNIX
4 20 (11.76%) Android
5 18 (10.59%) Debian
5 18 (10.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.12%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.12%) Windows Phone
6 7 (4.12%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.76%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.18%) VxWorks
9 2 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (66.47%) Software Engineering
2 76 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (22.35%) SDLC
4 35 (20.59%) OO
5 26 (15.29%) Automated Testing
6 25 (14.71%) TDD
7 23 (13.53%) Scrum
8 22 (12.94%) OOP
9 21 (12.35%) Unit Testing
9 21 (12.35%) Software Testing
10 19 (11.18%) Software Architecture
10 19 (11.18%) Waterfall
10 19 (11.18%) Linear Algebra
11 18 (10.59%) 3D Visualisation
11 18 (10.59%) Project Management
12 14 (8.24%) MVC
13 12 (7.06%) ITSM
14 10 (5.88%) Mentoring
15 8 (4.71%) Risk Assessment
15 8 (4.71%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 72 (42.35%) Java
2 46 (27.06%) C#
3 45 (26.47%) SQL
4 44 (25.88%) C++
5 25 (14.71%) JavaScript
5 25 (14.71%) Perl
6 21 (12.35%) C
7 18 (10.59%) VC++
8 16 (9.41%) Python
9 14 (8.24%) PL/SQL
10 13 (7.65%) T-SQL
11 8 (4.71%) Assembly Language
12 4 (2.35%) PHP
13 3 (1.76%) Lisp
13 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.76%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.18%) VB
14 2 (1.18%) sed
15 1 (0.59%) Tcl
15 1 (0.59%) Ada
Qualifications
1 159 (93.53%) Degree
2 8 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.71%) CISSP
2 8 (4.71%) CISA
2 8 (4.71%) CISM
3 6 (3.53%) MBA
4 5 (2.94%) PhD
5 3 (1.76%) CCNP
5 3 (1.76%) CCNA
5 3 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.18%) ISEB
6 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (16.47%) QA
2 6 (3.53%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.53%) COBIT
3 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.18%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.59%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.59%) DO-254
System Software
1 4 (2.35%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.76%) Puppet
1 3 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (19.41%) Oracle
2 16 (9.41%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.12%) Sybase
3 7 (4.12%) Cisco
3 7 (4.12%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.35%) Veeam
4 4 (2.35%) VMware
5 3 (1.76%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.18%) Wind River
6 2 (1.18%) Avaloq
6 2 (1.18%) Informatica
7 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.59%) Hyland
7 1 (0.59%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.59%) SAP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £26000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture, bonus + benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
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Seebyte Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 26 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 26 days ago
Edinburgh
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
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Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Edinburgh
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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