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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 62 29
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -33
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 60 44 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.53% 3.06% 7.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.62% 7.28% 18.62%
Number of salaries quoted 39 36 94
Median salary £44,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.10% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
361 604 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.27% 42.00% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 240 359 382
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 December 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 95 (87.96%) Degree
2 53 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (37.04%) Java
4 30 (27.78%) C#
5 28 (25.93%) Software Engineering
6 27 (25.00%) HTML
7 25 (23.15%) SQL
8 24 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 24 (22.22%) Finance
9 20 (18.52%) .NET
9 20 (18.52%) OO
9 20 (18.52%) Mathematics
10 19 (17.59%) HTML5
11 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 17 (15.74%) Python
12 17 (15.74%) MS Excel
13 16 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (12.96%) CSS
14 14 (12.96%) C++
14 14 (12.96%) Change Management
15 13 (12.04%) Windows
16 11 (10.19%) Big Data
16 11 (10.19%) Mentoring
16 11 (10.19%) Linux
16 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
16 11 (10.19%) Games
16 11 (10.19%) Scrum
17 10 (9.26%) Project Management
17 10 (9.26%) AngularJS
18 9 (8.33%) Problem Management

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 6 (5.56%) SAS
2 3 (2.78%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.93%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (15.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.63%) MS Office
3 4 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.78%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.70%) GitHub
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.78%) Slack
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.93%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) BGP
1 6 (5.56%) MPLS
1 6 (5.56%) OSPF
2 5 (4.63%) Firewall
2 5 (4.63%) Internet
2 5 (4.63%) WAN
3 4 (3.70%) 802.11
3 4 (3.70%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (3.70%) EIGRP
3 4 (3.70%) HSRP
3 4 (3.70%) IPsec
3 4 (3.70%) LAN
3 4 (3.70%) NetScaler
3 4 (3.70%) VPN
3 4 (3.70%) Wireless
3 4 (3.70%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.85%) MRTG
5 2 (1.85%) Network Security
5 2 (1.85%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.19%) Big Data
1 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.48%) MySQL
3 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.63%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.70%) Data Mining
5 4 (3.70%) GIS
5 4 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.93%) MS Access
8 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Selenium
2 6 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.78%) Travis CI
3 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.85%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.93%) JIRA
5 1 (0.93%) NUnit
5 1 (0.93%) RubyMine
5 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.93%) Subversion
5 1 (0.93%) Xcode
General
1 24 (22.22%) Finance
2 11 (10.19%) Games
3 2 (1.85%) Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (42.59%) Developer
2 22 (20.37%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.96%) C# Developer
3 14 (12.96%) Software Engineer
4 13 (12.04%) .NET Developer
5 12 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 9 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Data Scientist
8 7 (6.48%) Consultant
8 7 (6.48%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Network Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Operations Support Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Principal Consultant
10 5 (4.63%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Junior
11 4 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.00%) HTML
2 20 (18.52%) .NET
3 19 (17.59%) HTML5
4 14 (12.96%) CSS
5 10 (9.26%) AngularJS
6 8 (7.41%) Java EE
7 6 (5.56%) CSS3
7 6 (5.56%) jQuery
8 5 (4.63%) Hibernate
8 5 (4.63%) Spring
9 4 (3.70%) 802.1X
9 4 (3.70%) React
10 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (2.78%) D3.js
10 3 (2.78%) JSP
10 3 (2.78%) REST
10 3 (2.78%) RESTful
10 3 (2.78%) STL
11 2 (1.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.52%) Mathematics
2 16 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.48%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.56%) Data Extraction
5 5 (4.63%) Applied Mathematics
5 5 (4.63%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.63%) Physics
6 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.70%) Informatics
7 3 (2.78%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.78%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (2.78%) Blog
7 3 (2.78%) Statistics
7 3 (2.78%) User Experience
7 3 (2.78%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.93%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.93%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.04%) Windows
2 11 (10.19%) Linux
3 8 (7.41%) Unix
4 4 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.85%) CentOS
6 1 (0.93%) Android
6 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.93%) Software Engineering
3 20 (18.52%) OO
4 14 (12.96%) Change Management
5 11 (10.19%) Mentoring
5 11 (10.19%) Scrum
6 10 (9.26%) Project Management
7 9 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (6.48%) Machine Learning
8 7 (6.48%) Mobile Development
8 7 (6.48%) Wealth Management
9 6 (5.56%) Analytics
9 6 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (5.56%) MVC
9 6 (5.56%) Service Management
9 6 (5.56%) TDD
9 6 (5.56%) Waterfall
9 6 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (37.04%) Java
2 30 (27.78%) C#
3 25 (23.15%) SQL
4 24 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 17 (15.74%) Python
6 14 (12.96%) C++
7 7 (6.48%) PHP
8 5 (4.63%) Ruby
9 4 (3.70%) C
10 3 (2.78%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.78%) R
10 3 (2.78%) Scala
11 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.93%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.93%) Perl
12 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 95 (87.96%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) ISEB
2 4 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.85%) CISA
3 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.85%) CISM
3 2 (1.85%) CISSP
3 2 (1.85%) PCI QSA
4 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) COBIT
1 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.85%) ISO27002
1 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Docker
1 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.93%) KVM
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) Cacti
2 3 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.85%) Nagios
4 1 (0.93%) Ambari
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) Puppet
4 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.41%) Oracle
3 6 (5.56%) Cisco
4 4 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.70%) Citrix
4 4 (3.70%) F5
4 4 (3.70%) SolarWinds
5 3 (2.78%) Greenplum
5 3 (2.78%) HP
5 3 (2.78%) Tableau
5 3 (2.78%) VMware
5 3 (2.78%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.85%) Google
6 2 (1.85%) Intel
6 2 (1.85%) Juniper
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