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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 58 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 43 79 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.47% 5.08% 7.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.40% 12.78% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 29 67 77
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £23,700 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,600 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
512 618 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.36% 39.77% 39.91%
Number of salaries quoted 300 385 376
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £28,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 25 August 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 97 (85.09%) Degree
2 46 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (35.09%) Software Engineering
4 39 (34.21%) Finance
5 33 (28.95%) C#
6 28 (24.56%) .NET
7 27 (23.68%) Mathematics
8 26 (22.81%) JavaScript
8 26 (22.81%) MS Excel
9 25 (21.93%) Microsoft
9 25 (21.93%) Project Management
9 25 (21.93%) Business Analysis
10 23 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (19.30%) Java
12 21 (18.42%) HTML
13 20 (17.54%) Python
13 20 (17.54%) OO
14 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 18 (15.79%) SQL
16 17 (14.91%) C++
16 17 (14.91%) Retail
17 16 (14.04%) Physics
18 15 (13.16%) Mentoring
19 14 (12.28%) Local Government
20 13 (11.40%) Economics
20 13 (11.40%) Operations Research
20 13 (11.40%) HTML5
21 12 (10.53%) Psychology
21 12 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
21 12 (10.53%) Scrum

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 11 (9.65%) SAS
2 5 (4.39%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.75%) JBoss
3 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) Apache
4 1 (0.88%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (22.81%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (7.89%) MS Office
4 5 (4.39%) Stata
5 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.88%) GitHub
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) CTI
2 1 (0.88%) DHCP
2 1 (0.88%) DNS
2 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.88%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.65%) Big Data
3 6 (5.26%) Data Mining
3 6 (5.26%) GIS
3 6 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.39%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.63%) MySQL
6 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.75%) MS Access
7 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.75%) Spatial Data
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.88%) Power BI
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Eclipse
1 3 (2.63%) Subversion
2 2 (1.75%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.75%) Eclipse RCP
2 2 (1.75%) JUnit
2 2 (1.75%) Maven
2 2 (1.75%) NUnit
2 2 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.75%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (1.75%) Selenium
3 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.88%) JIRA
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.88%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.88%) RubyMine
3 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (34.21%) Finance
2 17 (14.91%) Retail
3 14 (12.28%) Local Government
4 10 (8.77%) Games
5 9 (7.89%) Banking
6 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.63%) Marketing
8 2 (1.75%) Avionics
8 2 (1.75%) Law
9 1 (0.88%) Electronics
9 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (30.70%) Developer
2 20 (17.54%) Graduate
3 18 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 16 (14.04%) Analyst
5 14 (12.28%) Consultant
6 13 (11.40%) C# Developer
7 12 (10.53%) .NET Developer
8 11 (9.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (9.65%) Junior
9 10 (8.77%) Data Scientist
9 10 (8.77%) Java Developer
9 10 (8.77%) Principal Consultant
10 9 (7.89%) Graduate Analyst
10 9 (7.89%) Junior Analyst
10 9 (7.89%) Lead Developer
11 8 (7.02%) Graduate Test Analyst
11 8 (7.02%) Junior Test Analyst
11 8 (7.02%) Test Analyst
12 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
12 6 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.56%) .NET
2 21 (18.42%) HTML
3 13 (11.40%) HTML5
4 9 (7.89%) AngularJS
5 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET
5 8 (7.02%) CSS
6 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (5.26%) REST
8 5 (4.39%) D3.js
8 5 (4.39%) Java EE
8 5 (4.39%) jQuery
8 5 (4.39%) React
9 4 (3.51%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.51%) Backbone.js
9 4 (3.51%) Hibernate
9 4 (3.51%) Spring
9 4 (3.51%) WPF
10 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (2.63%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.68%) Mathematics
2 23 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (14.04%) Physics
4 13 (11.40%) Economics
5 12 (10.53%) Psychology
6 6 (5.26%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.39%) Applied Mathematics
7 5 (4.39%) Informatics
7 5 (4.39%) Statistics
7 5 (4.39%) Visualisation
8 4 (3.51%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.75%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.75%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.75%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.88%) Fintech
10 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.26%) Unix
1 6 (5.26%) Windows
2 5 (4.39%) Linux
3 3 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.88%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Debian
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (35.09%) Software Engineering
3 25 (21.93%) Business Analysis
3 25 (21.93%) Project Management
4 20 (17.54%) OO
5 15 (13.16%) Mentoring
6 13 (11.40%) Operations Research
7 12 (10.53%) Scrum
8 10 (8.77%) Change Management
8 10 (8.77%) MVC
8 10 (8.77%) Wealth Management
9 9 (7.89%) Data Governance
9 9 (7.89%) Mobile Development
10 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.26%) Analytics
12 5 (4.39%) Data Visualisation
12 5 (4.39%) Machine Learning
12 5 (4.39%) Statistical Modelling
13 4 (3.51%) SDLC
13 4 (3.51%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.95%) C#
2 26 (22.81%) JavaScript
3 22 (19.30%) Java
4 20 (17.54%) Python
5 18 (15.79%) SQL
6 17 (14.91%) C++
7 8 (7.02%) C
7 8 (7.02%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.14%) Perl
9 5 (4.39%) R
9 5 (4.39%) Ruby
9 5 (4.39%) Scala
10 4 (3.51%) Lisp
11 3 (2.63%) PHP
11 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 97 (85.09%) Degree
2 5 (4.39%) PhD
3 2 (1.75%) CISA
3 2 (1.75%) CISM
3 2 (1.75%) CISSP
3 2 (1.75%) PCI QSA
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.75%) COBIT
2 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.75%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.88%) Firmware
1 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.88%) Squid
1 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 25 (21.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.02%) Oracle
3 5 (4.39%) Greenplum
3 5 (4.39%) Tableau
4 2 (1.75%) Sage
4 2 (1.75%) Splunk
5 1 (0.88%) HP
5 1 (0.88%) Informatica
5 1 (0.88%) RedGate
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
5 1 (0.88%) Sybase
5 1 (0.88%) VMware
5 1 (0.88%) Xamarin
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