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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 31 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 76 100 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.84% 6.36% 6.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.27% 18.59% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 60 68 44
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £26,855 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
416 538 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.98% 34.20% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 252 313 219
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £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 22 May 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 138 (92.00%) Degree
2 97 (64.67%) Software Engineering
3 74 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (40.67%) Java
5 46 (30.67%) C#
6 45 (30.00%) Windows
7 43 (28.67%) .NET
8 41 (27.33%) SQL
9 37 (24.67%) Linux
10 36 (24.00%) C++
11 35 (23.33%) Mathematics
12 31 (20.67%) Oracle
13 30 (20.00%) OO
14 29 (19.33%) JavaScript
14 29 (19.33%) Finance
15 28 (18.67%) UNIX
16 27 (18.00%) HTML
17 26 (17.33%) TDD
18 25 (16.67%) WPF
18 25 (16.67%) Relational Database
19 24 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (15.33%) Qt
20 23 (15.33%) OOP
21 21 (14.00%) Ethernet
21 21 (14.00%) SQL Server
21 21 (14.00%) JSP
21 21 (14.00%) Servlets
22 20 (13.33%) jQuery
22 20 (13.33%) Scrum
23 19 (12.67%) Unit Testing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (8.67%) JBoss
2 12 (8.00%) Apache
2 12 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.33%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.33%) ArcGIS
5 4 (2.67%) SAS
5 4 (2.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.33%) CMS
6 2 (1.33%) Drupal
7 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) SaaS
1 1 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.00%) Ethernet
2 10 (6.67%) Internet
3 7 (4.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.00%) DNS
4 6 (4.00%) WLAN
4 6 (4.00%) LAN
5 5 (3.33%) HTTP
5 5 (3.33%) CTI
6 4 (2.67%) SAN
6 4 (2.67%) SSL
7 3 (2.00%) VoIP
7 3 (2.00%) LDAP
8 1 (0.67%) Software-Defined Radio
8 1 (0.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 21 (14.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (11.33%) RDBMS
4 11 (7.33%) MySQL
5 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (12.00%) Subversion
2 17 (11.33%) Visual Studio
3 13 (8.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.67%) JUnit
4 4 (2.67%) Selenium
5 3 (2.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.33%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.33%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.67%) GCC
7 1 (0.67%) QUnit
7 1 (0.67%) Clang
7 1 (0.67%) NUnit
General
1 29 (19.33%) Finance
2 17 (11.33%) Electronics
3 14 (9.33%) Banking
4 6 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.33%) Marketing
5 2 (1.33%) German Language
6 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Avionics
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Local Government
6 1 (0.67%) Games
6 1 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (35.33%) Software Engineer
1 53 (35.33%) Developer
2 19 (12.67%) Java Developer
2 19 (12.67%) Software Developer
3 14 (9.33%) Analyst
4 10 (6.67%) Graduate
5 8 (5.33%) Senior Developer
5 8 (5.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 8 (5.33%) Security Analyst
6 7 (4.67%) C# Developer
6 7 (4.67%) Consultant
7 6 (4.00%) Junior
7 6 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (4.00%) Senior Manager
7 6 (4.00%) Security Consultant
7 6 (4.00%) Information Manager
7 6 (4.00%) Information Security Consultant
7 6 (4.00%) Information Security Manager
7 6 (4.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (4.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (28.67%) .NET
2 27 (18.00%) HTML
3 25 (16.67%) WPF
4 23 (15.33%) Qt
5 21 (14.00%) JSP
5 21 (14.00%) Servlets
6 20 (13.33%) jQuery
7 18 (12.00%) OpenGL
8 16 (10.67%) MFC
8 16 (10.67%) CSS
8 16 (10.67%) STL
9 15 (10.00%) Web Services
9 15 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 15 (10.00%) Direct3D
10 14 (9.33%) .NET Framework
11 12 (8.00%) NHibernate
12 11 (7.33%) JMS
12 11 (7.33%) EJB
12 11 (7.33%) XML
12 11 (7.33%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.33%) Mathematics
2 24 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (11.33%) Visualisation
4 15 (10.00%) Physics
4 15 (10.00%) CUDA
5 11 (7.33%) GIS
5 11 (7.33%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (6.67%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.00%) Cryptography
7 6 (4.00%) SCADA
7 6 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (2.00%) User Experience
8 3 (2.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (1.33%) Economics
9 2 (1.33%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.67%) Open Source
10 1 (0.67%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.67%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 45 (30.00%) Windows
2 37 (24.67%) Linux
3 28 (18.67%) UNIX
4 19 (12.67%) Android
5 10 (6.67%) Debian
5 10 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.33%) Mac OS X
7 7 (4.67%) Apple iOS
7 7 (4.67%) Windows Phone
8 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.33%) Solaris
9 2 (1.33%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.67%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (64.67%) Software Engineering
2 74 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (20.00%) OO
4 26 (17.33%) TDD
5 23 (15.33%) OOP
6 20 (13.33%) Scrum
7 19 (12.67%) Unit Testing
7 19 (12.67%) MVC
8 17 (11.33%) Software Architecture
8 17 (11.33%) Waterfall
8 17 (11.33%) Linear Algebra
9 16 (10.67%) 3D Visualisation
10 13 (8.67%) Automated Testing
11 11 (7.33%) Software Testing
12 10 (6.67%) ITSM
13 9 (6.00%) Project Management
14 7 (4.67%) Mentoring
15 6 (4.00%) Benchmarking
15 6 (4.00%) ITIL
15 6 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 61 (40.67%) Java
2 46 (30.67%) C#
3 41 (27.33%) SQL
4 36 (24.00%) C++
5 29 (19.33%) JavaScript
6 19 (12.67%) C
7 18 (12.00%) Perl
8 16 (10.67%) VC++
8 16 (10.67%) PL/SQL
9 13 (8.67%) T-SQL
9 13 (8.67%) Python
10 8 (5.33%) Assembly Language
11 5 (3.33%) PHP
12 3 (2.00%) Lisp
13 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.33%) Ruby
13 2 (1.33%) sed
14 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.67%) VBScript
14 1 (0.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 138 (92.00%) Degree
2 6 (4.00%) CISSP
2 6 (4.00%) CISA
2 6 (4.00%) CISM
2 6 (4.00%) MBA
2 6 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.33%) PhD
4 3 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.00%) CCNP
4 3 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.00%) QA
2 6 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.00%) COBIT
2 6 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.67%) DO-254
System Software
1 4 (2.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (20.67%) Oracle
2 14 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.33%) Xamarin
4 7 (4.67%) Sybase
4 7 (4.67%) Cisco
5 4 (2.67%) VMware
5 4 (2.67%) Veeam
6 2 (1.33%) Informatica
6 2 (1.33%) Avaloq
6 2 (1.33%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.67%) Hyland
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
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