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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 26 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 114 75 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.61% 6.14% 6.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.75% 20.66% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 77 42 62
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £21,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,250 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
480 363 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.02% 29.73% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 311 231 228
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 22 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 190 (87.56%) Degree
2 115 (53.00%) Java
2 115 (53.00%) Software Engineering
3 87 (40.09%) C#
4 81 (37.33%) Linux
5 78 (35.94%) C++
6 73 (33.64%) OO
7 72 (33.18%) Mathematics
8 69 (31.80%) HTML
9 61 (28.11%) JavaScript
10 57 (26.27%) UNIX
11 55 (25.35%) .NET
12 53 (24.42%) CSS
13 51 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
14 48 (22.12%) SQL
15 43 (19.82%) Perl
16 41 (18.89%) Python
17 38 (17.51%) XML
17 38 (17.51%) Oracle
18 35 (16.13%) C
18 35 (16.13%) Finance
18 35 (16.13%) jQuery
19 34 (15.67%) Games
19 34 (15.67%) PhD
20 33 (15.21%) SQL Server
21 32 (14.75%) Automated Testing
22 29 (13.36%) TDD
22 29 (13.36%) Windows
23 27 (12.44%) Physics
23 27 (12.44%) Web Development

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 19 (8.76%) Tomcat
2 18 (8.29%) Apache
3 8 (3.69%) SAS
3 8 (3.69%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.69%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.69%) Node.js
4 5 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.38%) CMS
6 1 (0.46%) WordPress
6 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.84%) PowerPivot
3 3 (1.38%) MS Office
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.61%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle iProcurement
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.91%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.06%) Internet
2 16 (7.37%) Ethernet
3 9 (4.15%) HTTP
4 8 (3.69%) Wireshark
4 8 (3.69%) tcpdump
5 6 (2.76%) Firewall
5 6 (2.76%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.30%) Wireless
6 5 (2.30%) SSH
7 4 (1.84%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.84%) RNC
7 4 (1.84%) LDAP
7 4 (1.84%) FTP
7 4 (1.84%) 3GPP
7 4 (1.84%) UMTS
7 4 (1.84%) Network Security
7 4 (1.84%) HSPA
7 4 (1.84%) LTE
7 4 (1.84%) Software-Defined Radio
8 2 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.21%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.98%) Relational Database
3 22 (10.14%) RDBMS
4 10 (4.61%) MySQL
4 10 (4.61%) Big Data
5 7 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.76%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (2.30%) OLTP
7 5 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.84%) PerformancePoint
8 4 (1.84%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 26 (11.98%) Subversion
2 23 (10.60%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.53%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.07%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.30%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.30%) Jasmine
5 5 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (2.30%) RSpec
5 5 (2.30%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.84%) JUnit
7 2 (0.92%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.46%) JIRA
8 1 (0.46%) Selenium
8 1 (0.46%) MSTest
8 1 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.46%) NUnit
General
1 35 (16.13%) Finance
2 34 (15.67%) Games
3 18 (8.29%) Electronics
4 14 (6.45%) Banking
5 11 (5.07%) Marketing
6 6 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.76%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.76%) French Language
7 5 (2.30%) Automotive
7 5 (2.30%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.46%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.46%) German Language
8 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.46%) Military
8 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 94 (43.32%) Developer
2 74 (34.10%) Software Engineer
3 54 (24.88%) Software Developer
4 30 (13.82%) Java Developer
5 22 (10.14%) Senior Developer
6 21 (9.68%) C++ Developer
7 20 (9.22%) C++ Software Developer
8 19 (8.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 18 (8.29%) Senior Software Developer
9 18 (8.29%) Java Software Developer
10 16 (7.37%) Senior C++ Developer
10 16 (7.37%) Senior Software Engineer
10 16 (7.37%) C++/Java Developer
10 16 (7.37%) Senior Java Software Developer
11 14 (6.45%) Junior
12 13 (5.99%) Development Engineer
12 13 (5.99%) Software Development Engineer
13 12 (5.53%) C# Developer
13 12 (5.53%) .NET Developer
13 12 (5.53%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (31.80%) HTML
2 55 (25.35%) .NET
3 53 (24.42%) CSS
4 38 (17.51%) XML
5 35 (16.13%) jQuery
6 25 (11.52%) WPF
7 22 (10.14%) HTML5
8 21 (9.68%) ASP.NET
9 20 (9.22%) Web Services
9 20 (9.22%) Qt
10 19 (8.76%) CSS3
11 18 (8.29%) OpenGL
11 18 (8.29%) Hibernate
11 18 (8.29%) NHibernate
12 17 (7.83%) Servlets
13 16 (7.37%) MFC
13 16 (7.37%) STL
13 16 (7.37%) Spring
13 16 (7.37%) Direct3D
14 12 (5.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 72 (33.18%) Mathematics
2 27 (12.44%) Physics
3 20 (9.22%) Management Information System
3 20 (9.22%) Visualisation
4 16 (7.37%) CUDA
5 10 (4.61%) Client/Server
6 9 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.69%) Artificial Intelligence
7 8 (3.69%) Online Games
7 8 (3.69%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.76%) Open Source
9 5 (2.30%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.30%) Blog
9 5 (2.30%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (2.30%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.84%) E-Learning
11 3 (1.38%) Economics
12 2 (0.92%) iPhone
12 2 (0.92%) iPad
13 1 (0.46%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 81 (37.33%) Linux
2 57 (26.27%) UNIX
3 29 (13.36%) Windows
4 12 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.69%) Fedora
5 8 (3.69%) CentOS
6 7 (3.23%) Android
7 5 (2.30%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.30%) AIX
7 5 (2.30%) Solaris
8 4 (1.84%) Debian
8 4 (1.84%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.92%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.92%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.92%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (53.00%) Software Engineering
2 73 (33.64%) OO
3 51 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (14.75%) Automated Testing
5 29 (13.36%) TDD
6 27 (12.44%) Web Development
7 26 (11.98%) Project Management
8 24 (11.06%) MVC
9 21 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 21 (9.68%) OOP
10 19 (8.76%) Scrum
11 18 (8.29%) Information Security
11 18 (8.29%) Software Architecture
11 18 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (7.37%) OOD
12 16 (7.37%) Game Development
12 16 (7.37%) 3D Visualisation
13 15 (6.91%) Analytics
14 14 (6.45%) Business Analysis
15 13 (5.99%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 115 (53.00%) Java
2 87 (40.09%) C#
3 78 (35.94%) C++
4 61 (28.11%) JavaScript
5 48 (22.12%) SQL
6 43 (19.82%) Perl
7 41 (18.89%) Python
8 35 (16.13%) C
9 22 (10.14%) PL/SQL
9 22 (10.14%) Ruby
10 16 (7.37%) VC++
11 15 (6.91%) Objective-C
12 13 (5.99%) CoffeeScript
13 8 (3.69%) Lisp
13 8 (3.69%) Scala
14 6 (2.76%) PHP
15 5 (2.30%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.84%) ActionScript
17 3 (1.38%) Bash Shell
18 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 190 (87.56%) Degree
2 34 (15.67%) PhD
3 13 (5.99%) Postgraduate
4 5 (2.30%) OCP
4 5 (2.30%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.30%) MBA
5 4 (1.84%) GCIA
5 4 (1.84%) GSEC
5 4 (1.84%) GCIH
5 4 (1.84%) GIAC
5 4 (1.84%) GWAPT
5 4 (1.84%) GPEN
5 4 (1.84%) OSCP
5 4 (1.84%) OSCE
6 3 (1.38%) PMP
6 3 (1.38%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.46%) CCNP
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.45%) QA
2 5 (2.30%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.30%) SLA
2 5 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.84%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (2.30%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (17.51%) Oracle
2 18 (8.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.53%) Dell
4 9 (4.15%) Adobe
5 5 (2.30%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (2.30%) Perforce
6 4 (1.84%) VMware
6 4 (1.84%) JBoss
6 4 (1.84%) Tableau
7 3 (1.38%) Sybase
8 2 (0.92%) McAfee
8 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.92%) Twitter
9 1 (0.46%) F5
9 1 (0.46%) Splunk
9 1 (0.46%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.46%) Google
9 1 (0.46%) Cisco
9 1 (0.46%) Citrix
9 1 (0.46%) CheckPoint
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Creative Personnel
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits and relocation package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Skyscanner
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Skyscanner
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Skyscanner
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Progression
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago