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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 33 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 71 76 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.75% 5.84% 6.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.98% 17.67% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 48 60 68
Median salary £39,000 £39,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,700 £26,855
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
508 430 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.13% 33.05% 33.88%
Number of salaries quoted 268 258 322
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 May 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 136 (87.18%) Degree
2 69 (44.23%) Software Engineering
3 59 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (30.13%) C#
5 42 (26.92%) Project Management
5 42 (26.92%) Java
5 42 (26.92%) Finance
6 41 (26.28%) .NET
7 39 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 39 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 37 (23.72%) JavaScript
9 30 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (18.59%) OO
10 29 (18.59%) Business Analysis
11 27 (17.31%) SQL
12 25 (16.03%) Linux
12 25 (16.03%) Python
13 24 (15.38%) HTML
13 24 (15.38%) Mentoring
14 23 (14.74%) Mathematics
15 22 (14.10%) AngularJS
15 22 (14.10%) C++
15 22 (14.10%) Perl
16 21 (13.46%) HTML5
17 20 (12.82%) Retail
18 17 (10.90%) Automated Testing
18 17 (10.90%) MS PowerPoint
18 17 (10.90%) SQL Server
18 17 (10.90%) Physics
19 16 (10.26%) Relational Database

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 13 (8.33%) Apache
2 11 (7.05%) Node.js
3 10 (6.41%) SAS
3 10 (6.41%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.13%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.28%) JBoss
6 2 (1.28%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.64%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.64%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 39 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (5.13%) MS Office
4 4 (2.56%) Stata
5 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.26%) Internet
2 6 (3.85%) Network Security
3 5 (3.21%) HTTP
4 4 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.28%) Firewall
5 2 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.64%) BGP
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.64%) DNS
6 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.64%) NAS
6 1 (0.64%) SAN
6 1 (0.64%) SSL
6 1 (0.64%) VLAN
6 1 (0.64%) VoIP
6 1 (0.64%) VPN
6 1 (0.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.26%) RDBMS
2 16 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 15 (9.62%) MySQL
4 7 (4.49%) Big Data
4 7 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.49%) Hadoop
4 7 (4.49%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.56%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.56%) GIS
6 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.64%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.64%) MS Access
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (7.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.56%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.56%) Maven
3 3 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.92%) Selenium
3 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.28%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.28%) Eclipse RCP
4 2 (1.28%) Grunt
4 2 (1.28%) JUnit
4 2 (1.28%) NUnit
4 2 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.28%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (1.28%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.28%) Subversion
4 2 (1.28%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (26.92%) Finance
2 20 (12.82%) Retail
3 16 (10.26%) Banking
4 14 (8.97%) Games
4 14 (8.97%) Local Government
5 6 (3.85%) Legal
6 4 (2.56%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.92%) Law
7 3 (1.92%) Marketing
8 2 (1.28%) Avionics
8 2 (1.28%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (28.21%) Developer
2 38 (24.36%) Software Engineer
3 22 (14.10%) Analyst
4 21 (13.46%) Graduate
5 19 (12.18%) C# Developer
6 14 (8.97%) Java Developer
7 13 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 13 (8.33%) Consultant
7 13 (8.33%) Junior
8 11 (7.05%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (6.41%) Business Analyst
9 10 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (6.41%) Junior Analyst
9 10 (6.41%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.77%) Graduate Analyst
10 9 (5.77%) Java Engineer
10 9 (5.77%) Java Software Engineer
10 9 (5.77%) Test Analyst
11 8 (5.13%) Principal Consultant
11 8 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.28%) .NET
2 24 (15.38%) HTML
3 22 (14.10%) AngularJS
4 21 (13.46%) HTML5
5 16 (10.26%) React
6 14 (8.97%) ASP.NET
7 13 (8.33%) Backbone.js
7 13 (8.33%) SOAP
7 13 (8.33%) Web Services
8 11 (7.05%) CSS
8 11 (7.05%) LAMP
9 10 (6.41%) CGI
9 10 (6.41%) JSP
9 10 (6.41%) Servlets
10 8 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (3.85%) D3.js
11 6 (3.85%) XML
12 5 (3.21%) .NET Framework
12 5 (3.21%) RESTful
12 5 (3.21%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (14.74%) Mathematics
3 17 (10.90%) Physics
4 13 (8.33%) Economics
5 12 (7.69%) Psychology
6 10 (6.41%) Management Information System
7 9 (5.77%) Visualisation
8 5 (3.21%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (3.21%) Internet of Things
9 4 (2.56%) Applied Mathematics
9 4 (2.56%) Data Extraction
9 4 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (2.56%) Informatics
9 4 (2.56%) Statistics
10 3 (1.92%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.28%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.28%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.28%) SWIFT
11 2 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.03%) Linux
2 12 (7.69%) Windows
3 11 (7.05%) Debian
4 10 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.77%) Unix
6 5 (3.21%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.64%) Android
8 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (44.23%) Software Engineering
2 59 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (26.92%) Project Management
4 29 (18.59%) Business Analysis
4 29 (18.59%) OO
5 24 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 17 (10.90%) Automated Testing
7 14 (8.97%) MVC
8 13 (8.33%) High Availability
9 12 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (7.69%) Change Management
9 12 (7.69%) Data Governance
10 10 (6.41%) PRINCE2
10 10 (6.41%) Quality Management
10 10 (6.41%) Wealth Management
11 9 (5.77%) Scrum
12 8 (5.13%) Operations Research
12 8 (5.13%) SDLC
13 7 (4.49%) Open Source
13 7 (4.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (30.13%) C#
2 42 (26.92%) Java
3 37 (23.72%) JavaScript
4 27 (17.31%) SQL
5 25 (16.03%) Python
6 22 (14.10%) C++
6 22 (14.10%) Perl
7 14 (8.97%) C
8 11 (7.05%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.49%) Ruby
9 7 (4.49%) Scala
10 5 (3.21%) Lisp
10 5 (3.21%) R
11 4 (2.56%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.92%) PHP
12 3 (1.92%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.64%) VBA
14 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 136 (87.18%) Degree
2 6 (3.85%) PhD
3 1 (0.64%) CCNP
3 1 (0.64%) CISA
3 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.64%) CISSP
3 1 (0.64%) GIAC
3 1 (0.64%) HND
3 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.64%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.28%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.28%) Squid
2 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) Firmware
2 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.28%) Puppet
1 2 (1.28%) SCCM
2 1 (0.64%) Ansible
2 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.77%) Oracle
3 4 (2.56%) Greenplum
3 4 (2.56%) Tableau
4 3 (1.92%) Splunk
5 2 (1.28%) F5
5 2 (1.28%) Informatica
5 2 (1.28%) Sage
6 1 (0.64%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco
6 1 (0.64%) HP
6 1 (0.64%) IronPort
6 1 (0.64%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.64%) RedGate
6 1 (0.64%) Sybase
6 1 (0.64%) VMware
6 1 (0.64%) Xamarin
Edinburgh & Lothians
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DOE plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DOE plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago