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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 27 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 81 78 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.44% 5.73% 6.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.13% 15.03% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 62 56 68
Average salary £42,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £25,750 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £69,900 £52,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
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
617 519 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 49.09% 38.13% 34.59%
Number of salaries quoted 414 292 299
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 118 (92.19%) Degree
2 56 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 50 (39.06%) Java
4 48 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (29.69%) Linux
6 33 (25.78%) JavaScript
6 33 (25.78%) C#
7 32 (25.00%) .NET
7 32 (25.00%) OO
7 32 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 30 (23.44%) SQL
9 29 (22.66%) MS Excel
10 28 (21.88%) Project Management
11 24 (18.75%) Python
12 23 (17.97%) MySQL
12 23 (17.97%) Perl
12 23 (17.97%) Finance
12 23 (17.97%) Mentoring
12 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (17.19%) Relational Database
13 22 (17.19%) HTML
14 21 (16.41%) Apache
15 20 (15.63%) C++
15 20 (15.63%) RDBMS
15 20 (15.63%) Internet
15 20 (15.63%) Mathematics
16 19 (14.84%) Automated Testing
17 18 (14.06%) Web Services
17 18 (14.06%) Tomcat
17 18 (14.06%) Git (software)

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 21 (16.41%) Apache
2 18 (14.06%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.03%) Node.js
4 5 (3.91%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.91%) JBoss
5 4 (3.13%) SAS
5 4 (3.13%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.34%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (22.66%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.69%) MS Office
4 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.78%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.13%) GitHub
1 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.63%) Internet
2 7 (5.47%) Network Security
3 4 (3.13%) Firewall
4 3 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.34%) VLAN
4 3 (2.34%) VoIP
5 2 (1.56%) BGP
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (1.56%) DNS
5 2 (1.56%) HTTP
5 2 (1.56%) SSH
5 2 (1.56%) SSL
5 2 (1.56%) Wireless
5 2 (1.56%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.78%) LAN
6 1 (0.78%) SAN
6 1 (0.78%) VPN
6 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.97%) MySQL
2 22 (17.19%) Relational Database
3 20 (15.63%) RDBMS
4 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.47%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.13%) Big Data
6 4 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.13%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.34%) GIS
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.78%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.78%) Redis
8 1 (0.78%) Riak
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.69%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.34%) JUnit
5 3 (2.34%) Maven
6 2 (1.56%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.56%) Grunt
6 2 (1.56%) Selenium
7 1 (0.78%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.78%) NUnit
7 1 (0.78%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.78%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.78%) TestLink
General
1 23 (17.97%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Games
3 8 (6.25%) Banking
4 4 (3.13%) Legal
5 2 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.78%) Law
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (30.47%) Developer
2 34 (26.56%) Software Engineer
3 15 (11.72%) C# Developer
3 15 (11.72%) Java Developer
3 15 (11.72%) Java Engineer
4 13 (10.16%) Analyst
4 13 (10.16%) Java Software Engineer
4 13 (10.16%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (8.59%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.81%) .NET Developer
6 10 (7.81%) Senior Java Engineer
6 10 (7.81%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Operations Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Operations Support Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.69%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.91%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.00%) .NET
2 22 (17.19%) HTML
3 18 (14.06%) Web Services
4 17 (13.28%) ASP.NET
5 16 (12.50%) CSS
5 16 (12.50%) HTML5
5 16 (12.50%) LAMP
6 15 (11.72%) AngularJS
6 15 (11.72%) SOAP
7 14 (10.94%) CGI
7 14 (10.94%) JSP
7 14 (10.94%) Servlets
8 13 (10.16%) Backbone.js
8 13 (10.16%) React
9 8 (6.25%) XML
10 7 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (5.47%) jQuery
11 5 (3.91%) Ember.js
11 5 (3.91%) Middleware
12 4 (3.13%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (15.63%) Mathematics
3 9 (7.03%) Physics
4 6 (4.69%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.91%) Data Extraction
6 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.13%) Internet of Things
6 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.34%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.56%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.56%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.56%) Economics
8 2 (1.56%) Psychology
8 2 (1.56%) Statistics
8 2 (1.56%) User Experience
9 1 (0.78%) Clustering
9 1 (0.78%) Informatics
9 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (29.69%) Linux
2 17 (13.28%) Windows
3 14 (10.94%) Debian
3 14 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (9.38%) Unix
5 7 (5.47%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.69%) Android
7 5 (3.91%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.13%) Solaris
9 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 48 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (25.00%) OO
4 28 (21.88%) Project Management
5 23 (17.97%) Mentoring
6 19 (14.84%) Automated Testing
7 17 (13.28%) High Availability
8 14 (10.94%) PRINCE2
8 14 (10.94%) Quality Management
9 12 (9.38%) MVC
10 11 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (7.81%) SDLC
12 9 (7.03%) Unit Testing
12 9 (7.03%) Web Development
13 8 (6.25%) Business Analysis
13 8 (6.25%) Change Management
13 8 (6.25%) Scrum
14 7 (5.47%) Data Modelling
14 7 (5.47%) Service Management
15 6 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 50 (39.06%) Java
2 33 (25.78%) C#
2 33 (25.78%) JavaScript
3 30 (23.44%) SQL
4 24 (18.75%) Python
5 23 (17.97%) Perl
6 20 (15.63%) C++
7 11 (8.59%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.47%) C
9 5 (3.91%) Ruby
10 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.13%) Scala
10 4 (3.13%) sed
10 4 (3.13%) VB
11 3 (2.34%) PHP
12 2 (1.56%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.56%) R
12 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.56%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 118 (92.19%) Degree
2 3 (2.34%) ISEB
2 3 (2.34%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.56%) CCNP
3 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) CISA
4 1 (0.78%) CISSP
4 1 (0.78%) GIAC
4 1 (0.78%) HND
4 1 (0.78%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.78%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.56%) vSphere
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.78%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.34%) Puppet
1 3 (2.34%) SCCM
2 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.78%) Ansible
3 1 (0.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.72%) Oracle
3 5 (3.91%) Informatica
4 4 (3.13%) Google
5 3 (2.34%) F5
6 2 (1.56%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.56%) Cisco
6 2 (1.56%) HP
6 2 (1.56%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.56%) SAP
6 2 (1.56%) Splunk
6 2 (1.56%) VMware
7 1 (0.78%) Facebook
7 1 (0.78%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.78%) IronPort
7 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.78%) Tableau
7 1 (0.78%) Twitter
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