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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 32 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 86 96 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.30% 5.83% 5.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.30% 17.58% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 58 72 41
Average salary £38,500 £39,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £25,265 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
470 546 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.43% 33.17% 36.63%
Number of salaries quoted 268 329 233
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,590 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 150 (92.02%) Degree
2 95 (58.28%) Software Engineering
3 77 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (36.81%) Java
5 58 (35.58%) C#
5 58 (35.58%) Windows
6 50 (30.67%) .NET
7 45 (27.61%) Linux
7 45 (27.61%) Mathematics
8 43 (26.38%) C++
9 37 (22.70%) UNIX
10 36 (22.09%) OO
11 35 (21.47%) Finance
12 34 (20.86%) SQL
13 33 (20.25%) TDD
14 30 (18.40%) Qt
15 29 (17.79%) JavaScript
16 28 (17.18%) Oracle
16 28 (17.18%) OOP
16 28 (17.18%) WPF
17 25 (15.34%) OpenGL
17 25 (15.34%) MVC
18 23 (14.11%) Physics
18 23 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (13.50%) C
19 22 (13.50%) STL
20 21 (12.88%) HTML
20 21 (12.88%) SQL Server
20 21 (12.88%) Ethernet
20 21 (12.88%) Unit Testing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 10 (6.13%) JBoss
2 9 (5.52%) Apache
2 9 (5.52%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.91%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.68%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.07%) ArcGIS
6 4 (2.45%) SAS
7 3 (1.84%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.23%) Lync
8 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.84%) MS Project
3 2 (1.23%) MS Office
4 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.68%) assyst
2 3 (1.84%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.84%) Finacle
2 3 (1.84%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
3 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.88%) Ethernet
2 7 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.29%) Internet
3 6 (3.68%) SAN
3 6 (3.68%) DNS
3 6 (3.68%) LAN
3 6 (3.68%) WLAN
4 3 (1.84%) VoIP
4 3 (1.84%) HTTP
4 3 (1.84%) Firewall
5 2 (1.23%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.23%) NAS
5 2 (1.23%) CTI
5 2 (1.23%) SSL
5 2 (1.23%) WAN
6 1 (0.61%) LDAP
6 1 (0.61%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.88%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.04%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.75%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.91%) MySQL
5 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (11.66%) Visual Studio
1 19 (11.66%) Subversion
2 9 (5.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.07%) Clang
4 1 (0.61%) GCC
4 1 (0.61%) QUnit
4 1 (0.61%) Emacs
4 1 (0.61%) Selenium
4 1 (0.61%) NUnit
General
1 35 (21.47%) Finance
2 19 (11.66%) Electronics
3 16 (9.82%) Banking
4 6 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.23%) Retail
5 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Avionics
6 1 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (38.65%) Developer
2 53 (32.52%) Software Engineer
3 30 (18.40%) Software Developer
4 17 (10.43%) Java Developer
5 14 (8.59%) Analyst
6 12 (7.36%) C# Developer
7 11 (6.75%) Graduate
8 8 (4.91%) Consultant
8 8 (4.91%) Security Analyst
8 8 (4.91%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 8 (4.91%) C++ Developer
9 7 (4.29%) C# Software Developer
9 7 (4.29%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (4.29%) Senior Manager
9 7 (4.29%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.68%) Security Consultant
10 6 (3.68%) .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (3.68%) Security Manager
10 6 (3.68%) Information Manager
10 6 (3.68%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (30.67%) .NET
2 30 (18.40%) Qt
3 28 (17.18%) WPF
4 25 (15.34%) OpenGL
5 22 (13.50%) STL
6 21 (12.88%) HTML
7 20 (12.27%) jQuery
8 18 (11.04%) MFC
8 18 (11.04%) ASP.NET
8 18 (11.04%) Direct3D
9 17 (10.43%) .NET Framework
10 16 (9.82%) CSS
11 15 (9.20%) JSP
11 15 (9.20%) Servlets
11 15 (9.20%) NHibernate
12 12 (7.36%) Web Services
13 10 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (4.91%) Entity Framework
14 8 (4.91%) JMS
14 8 (4.91%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 45 (27.61%) Mathematics
2 23 (14.11%) Physics
2 23 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (11.66%) Visualisation
4 18 (11.04%) CUDA
5 15 (9.20%) GIS
5 15 (9.20%) Management Information System
6 14 (8.59%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (6.13%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (3.68%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (3.68%) Cryptography
8 6 (3.68%) SCADA
9 4 (2.45%) User Experience
10 3 (1.84%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.84%) Open Source
10 3 (1.84%) Equities
10 3 (1.84%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (1.23%) Economics
11 2 (1.23%) Thin Client
11 2 (1.23%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (35.58%) Windows
2 45 (27.61%) Linux
3 37 (22.70%) UNIX
4 19 (11.66%) Android
5 11 (6.75%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.91%) Mac OS X
7 7 (4.29%) Debian
7 7 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (4.29%) Windows Phone
8 6 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.23%) Solaris
9 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.61%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (58.28%) Software Engineering
2 77 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (22.09%) OO
4 33 (20.25%) TDD
5 28 (17.18%) OOP
6 25 (15.34%) MVC
7 21 (12.88%) Scrum
7 21 (12.88%) Unit Testing
7 21 (12.88%) Waterfall
8 19 (11.66%) Software Architecture
8 19 (11.66%) Linear Algebra
9 18 (11.04%) 3D Visualisation
10 14 (8.59%) Project Management
11 9 (5.52%) Investment Management
12 8 (4.91%) Time Management
12 8 (4.91%) Software Testing
12 8 (4.91%) Automated Testing
12 8 (4.91%) Mentoring
13 7 (4.29%) Domain-Driven Design
13 7 (4.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 60 (36.81%) Java
2 58 (35.58%) C#
3 43 (26.38%) C++
4 34 (20.86%) SQL
5 29 (17.79%) JavaScript
6 22 (13.50%) C
7 18 (11.04%) VC++
8 16 (9.82%) PL/SQL
8 16 (9.82%) Perl
9 13 (7.98%) T-SQL
10 9 (5.52%) Python
11 8 (4.91%) Assembly Language
12 4 (2.45%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.45%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.84%) PHP
13 3 (1.84%) Lisp
14 2 (1.23%) sed
14 2 (1.23%) Ruby
15 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.61%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 150 (92.02%) Degree
2 6 (3.68%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.68%) CISSP
2 6 (3.68%) CISA
2 6 (3.68%) CISM
2 6 (3.68%) MBA
3 5 (3.07%) PhD
4 3 (1.84%) CCNP
4 3 (1.84%) CCNA
4 3 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.84%) PMP
4 3 (1.84%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.91%) QA
2 6 (3.68%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.68%) COBIT
3 3 (1.84%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.61%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.61%) DO-254
System Software
1 6 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 28 (17.18%) Oracle
2 15 (9.20%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.52%) Cisco
4 8 (4.91%) Xamarin
5 7 (4.29%) Sybase
6 4 (2.45%) VMware
6 4 (2.45%) Veeam
7 3 (1.84%) Planview
8 2 (1.23%) HP
8 2 (1.23%) Informatica
9 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.61%) Hyland
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