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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 23 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 115 75 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.70% 6.17% 5.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.47% 20.72% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 81 45 56
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
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
490 362 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.82% 29.79% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 328 231 215
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £60,000
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 2 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 189 (86.70%) Degree
2 117 (53.67%) Java
3 114 (52.29%) Software Engineering
4 87 (39.91%) C#
5 82 (37.61%) Linux
6 77 (35.32%) C++
7 74 (33.94%) OO
8 73 (33.49%) Mathematics
9 70 (32.11%) HTML
10 61 (27.98%) JavaScript
11 56 (25.69%) UNIX
12 54 (24.77%) .NET
13 53 (24.31%) CSS
14 49 (22.48%) SQL
14 49 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (20.64%) Perl
16 42 (19.27%) Python
17 38 (17.43%) XML
18 36 (16.51%) Oracle
19 35 (16.06%) Games
20 34 (15.60%) Automated Testing
20 34 (15.60%) PhD
20 34 (15.60%) jQuery
21 33 (15.14%) C
21 33 (15.14%) Finance
22 30 (13.76%) TDD
22 30 (13.76%) SQL Server
23 28 (12.84%) Project Management
23 28 (12.84%) WPF
23 28 (12.84%) Web Development

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 21 (9.63%) Tomcat
2 20 (9.17%) Apache
3 8 (3.67%) SAS
3 8 (3.67%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.67%) Node.js
4 7 (3.21%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.38%) CMS
7 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.46%) WordPress
7 1 (0.46%) Lync
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.83%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.92%) MS Office
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.59%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.29%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 5 (2.29%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (2.29%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (2.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.29%) Oracle iProcurement
2 5 (2.29%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (2.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (2.29%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.88%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.93%) Internet
2 16 (7.34%) Ethernet
3 9 (4.13%) HTTP
4 8 (3.67%) Wireshark
4 8 (3.67%) tcpdump
5 7 (3.21%) Firewall
6 6 (2.75%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.29%) SSH
7 5 (2.29%) Wireless
8 4 (1.83%) Network Security
8 4 (1.83%) HSPA
8 4 (1.83%) LTE
8 4 (1.83%) Software-Defined Radio
8 4 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.83%) RNC
8 4 (1.83%) FTP
8 4 (1.83%) LDAP
8 4 (1.83%) 3GPP
8 4 (1.83%) UMTS
9 2 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.76%) SQL Server
2 28 (12.84%) Relational Database
3 24 (11.01%) RDBMS
4 11 (5.05%) MySQL
5 10 (4.59%) Big Data
6 7 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.75%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.29%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (2.29%) OLTP
8 5 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.29%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.83%) Spotfire
9 4 (1.83%) QlikView
9 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (11.93%) Subversion
2 23 (10.55%) Visual Studio
3 14 (6.42%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.05%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (2.29%) RSpec
5 5 (2.29%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.29%) Jasmine
5 5 (2.29%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (2.29%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.83%) JUnit
7 2 (0.92%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.46%) JIRA
8 1 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 35 (16.06%) Games
2 33 (15.14%) Finance
3 18 (8.26%) Electronics
4 13 (5.96%) Banking
5 11 (5.05%) Marketing
6 6 (2.75%) French Language
6 6 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.29%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.83%) Automotive
9 1 (0.46%) Military
9 1 (0.46%) German Language
9 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.46%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 95 (43.58%) Developer
2 73 (33.49%) Software Engineer
3 55 (25.23%) Software Developer
4 31 (14.22%) Java Developer
5 22 (10.09%) Senior Developer
6 21 (9.63%) C++ Developer
7 20 (9.17%) C++ Software Developer
8 19 (8.72%) Senior Java Developer
9 18 (8.26%) Senior Software Developer
9 18 (8.26%) Java Software Developer
10 16 (7.34%) Senior C++ Developer
10 16 (7.34%) Senior Java Software Developer
10 16 (7.34%) C++/Java Developer
11 15 (6.88%) Senior Software Engineer
12 14 (6.42%) Junior
13 13 (5.96%) Software Development Engineer
13 13 (5.96%) Development Engineer
14 12 (5.50%) Analyst
15 11 (5.05%) Consultant
15 11 (5.05%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (32.11%) HTML
2 54 (24.77%) .NET
3 53 (24.31%) CSS
4 38 (17.43%) XML
5 34 (15.60%) jQuery
6 28 (12.84%) WPF
7 22 (10.09%) HTML5
7 22 (10.09%) Web Services
8 20 (9.17%) Qt
9 19 (8.72%) Servlets
10 18 (8.26%) ASP.NET
10 18 (8.26%) OpenGL
10 18 (8.26%) Hibernate
10 18 (8.26%) NHibernate
10 18 (8.26%) CSS3
11 16 (7.34%) Direct3D
11 16 (7.34%) Spring
11 16 (7.34%) MFC
11 16 (7.34%) STL
12 13 (5.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 73 (33.49%) Mathematics
2 27 (12.39%) Physics
3 22 (10.09%) Management Information System
4 20 (9.17%) Visualisation
5 16 (7.34%) CUDA
6 9 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.13%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 8 (3.67%) Hedge funds
7 8 (3.67%) Online Games
8 6 (2.75%) Open Source
9 5 (2.29%) Reference Data
9 5 (2.29%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.29%) Blog
9 5 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.83%) E-Learning
11 3 (1.38%) Economics
12 2 (0.92%) Statistics
13 1 (0.46%) iPad
13 1 (0.46%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 82 (37.61%) Linux
2 56 (25.69%) UNIX
3 27 (12.39%) Windows
4 14 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.67%) CentOS
5 8 (3.67%) Fedora
6 6 (2.75%) Android
6 6 (2.75%) Debian
7 5 (2.29%) AIX
7 5 (2.29%) Solaris
7 5 (2.29%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.92%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (52.29%) Software Engineering
2 74 (33.94%) OO
3 49 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (15.60%) Automated Testing
5 30 (13.76%) TDD
6 28 (12.84%) Project Management
6 28 (12.84%) Web Development
7 26 (11.93%) Mentoring
8 22 (10.09%) MVC
9 21 (9.63%) OOP
9 21 (9.63%) Unit Testing
10 19 (8.72%) Scrum
11 18 (8.26%) Information Security
11 18 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (7.80%) Software Architecture
13 16 (7.34%) Game Development
13 16 (7.34%) Analytics
13 16 (7.34%) 3D Visualisation
13 16 (7.34%) OOD
14 14 (6.42%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 117 (53.67%) Java
2 87 (39.91%) C#
3 77 (35.32%) C++
4 61 (27.98%) JavaScript
5 49 (22.48%) SQL
6 45 (20.64%) Perl
7 42 (19.27%) Python
8 33 (15.14%) C
9 23 (10.55%) Ruby
10 22 (10.09%) PL/SQL
11 16 (7.34%) VC++
12 14 (6.42%) Objective-C
13 13 (5.96%) CoffeeScript
14 8 (3.67%) Scala
14 8 (3.67%) Lisp
15 6 (2.75%) PHP
16 5 (2.29%) Shell Script
16 5 (2.29%) ActionScript
17 3 (1.38%) Bash Shell
18 2 (0.92%) R
Qualifications
1 189 (86.70%) Degree
2 34 (15.60%) PhD
3 13 (5.96%) Postgraduate
4 5 (2.29%) OCP
4 5 (2.29%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.29%) MBA
5 4 (1.83%) GIAC
5 4 (1.83%) GCIA
5 4 (1.83%) GSEC
5 4 (1.83%) GCIH
5 4 (1.83%) GWAPT
5 4 (1.83%) GPEN
5 4 (1.83%) OSCP
5 4 (1.83%) 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 16 (7.34%) QA
2 5 (2.29%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.29%) SLA
2 5 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.83%) Snort
3 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.29%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (16.51%) Oracle
2 16 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.50%) Dell
4 10 (4.59%) Adobe
5 5 (2.29%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (2.29%) Perforce
6 4 (1.83%) Tableau
6 4 (1.83%) JBoss
7 3 (1.38%) Sybase
7 3 (1.38%) VMware
8 2 (0.92%) Twitter
8 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.92%) McAfee
8 2 (0.92%) Cisco
9 1 (0.46%) HP
9 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.46%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.46%) Google
9 1 (0.46%) F5
9 1 (0.46%) Splunk
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum £38-50k plus bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Creative Personnel
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Progression
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago