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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 43 43 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 47 57 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.34% 4.60% 6.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.67% 9.86% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 33 47 67
Median salary £40,000 £41,269 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,100 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
371 578 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.26% 46.69% 39.05%
Number of salaries quoted 228 385 336
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £71,050 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 16 January 2017.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 82 (84.54%) Degree
2 45 (46.39%) Java
3 40 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (29.90%) Software Engineering
5 26 (26.80%) C#
6 25 (25.77%) SQL
7 23 (23.71%) Finance
8 21 (21.65%) HTML
9 17 (17.53%) JavaScript
9 17 (17.53%) OO
10 15 (15.46%) HTML5
11 14 (14.43%) Python
11 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
11 14 (14.43%) Games
11 14 (14.43%) Change Management
12 13 (13.40%) Windows
12 13 (13.40%) .NET
12 13 (13.40%) Mathematics
13 12 (12.37%) C++
13 12 (12.37%) MS Excel
13 12 (12.37%) CSS
14 11 (11.34%) Linux
14 11 (11.34%) Java EE
14 11 (11.34%) AngularJS
14 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (9.28%) Mentoring
15 9 (9.28%) Mobile App
15 9 (9.28%) Problem Management
15 9 (9.28%) PHP
16 8 (8.25%) Project Management

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 4 (4.12%) SAS
2 2 (2.06%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.06%) CMS
2 2 (2.06%) JBoss
3 1 (1.03%) Apache
3 1 (1.03%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.03%) IIS
3 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS Office
2 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.06%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (5.15%) GitHub
2 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.12%) Slack
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) BGP
1 6 (6.19%) MPLS
1 6 (6.19%) OSPF
2 4 (4.12%) 802.11
2 4 (4.12%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (4.12%) EIGRP
2 4 (4.12%) Firewall
2 4 (4.12%) HSRP
2 4 (4.12%) Internet
2 4 (4.12%) IPsec
2 4 (4.12%) LAN
2 4 (4.12%) NetScaler
2 4 (4.12%) VPN
2 4 (4.12%) WAN
2 4 (4.12%) Wireless
2 4 (4.12%) Wireshark
3 3 (3.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.06%) MRTG
4 2 (2.06%) Network Security
4 2 (2.06%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.19%) Big Data
2 6 (6.19%) MySQL
3 4 (4.12%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.06%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.06%) GIS
5 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.03%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.03%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Selenium
2 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.12%) Travis CI
4 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.06%) Xcode
5 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.03%) Maven
5 1 (1.03%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 23 (23.71%) Finance
2 14 (14.43%) Games
3 2 (2.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (44.33%) Developer
2 20 (20.62%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.43%) Software Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) Senior Developer
5 7 (7.22%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Network Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Operations Support Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) Data Scientist
8 4 (4.12%) Junior
8 4 (4.12%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Mobile Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.65%) HTML
2 15 (15.46%) HTML5
3 13 (13.40%) .NET
4 12 (12.37%) CSS
5 11 (11.34%) AngularJS
5 11 (11.34%) Java EE
6 6 (6.19%) CSS3
7 5 (5.15%) Spring
8 4 (4.12%) 802.1X
8 4 (4.12%) Hibernate
8 4 (4.12%) React
9 3 (3.09%) J2EE
9 3 (3.09%) jQuery
9 3 (3.09%) JSP
9 3 (3.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 2 (2.06%) Ajax
10 2 (2.06%) DirectX
10 2 (2.06%) OpenGL
10 2 (2.06%) RESTful
10 2 (2.06%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Mathematics
2 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.28%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.22%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (6.19%) Augmented Reality
5 6 (6.19%) Data Extraction
6 4 (4.12%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.12%) Applied Mathematics
6 4 (4.12%) Blog
6 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.12%) Fintech
6 4 (4.12%) User Experience
7 3 (3.09%) Informatics
8 2 (2.06%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (2.06%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (2.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.06%) Neural Network
8 2 (2.06%) Physics
8 2 (2.06%) Statistics
8 2 (2.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.40%) Windows
2 11 (11.34%) Linux
3 7 (7.22%) Unix
4 3 (3.09%) Android
4 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.06%) CentOS
6 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.90%) Software Engineering
3 17 (17.53%) OO
4 14 (14.43%) Change Management
5 9 (9.28%) Mentoring
5 9 (9.28%) Problem Management
6 8 (8.25%) Project Management
7 7 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.22%) Image Processing
7 7 (7.22%) Wealth Management
8 6 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.19%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (6.19%) Scrum
8 6 (6.19%) Service Management
8 6 (6.19%) TDD
8 6 (6.19%) Web Development
9 5 (5.15%) Machine Learning
9 5 (5.15%) Web Application Development
10 4 (4.12%) Analytics
10 4 (4.12%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (46.39%) Java
2 26 (26.80%) C#
3 25 (25.77%) SQL
4 17 (17.53%) JavaScript
5 14 (14.43%) Python
6 12 (12.37%) C++
7 9 (9.28%) PHP
8 6 (6.19%) Ruby
9 4 (4.12%) C
10 2 (2.06%) Perl
10 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.06%) R
10 2 (2.06%) Scala
11 1 (1.03%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 82 (84.54%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) ISEB
2 3 (3.09%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.03%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Docker
2 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) Cacti
2 3 (3.09%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.06%) Nagios
4 1 (1.03%) Ambari
4 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.03%) Puppet
4 1 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.19%) Cisco
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle
4 4 (4.12%) CheckPoint
4 4 (4.12%) Citrix
4 4 (4.12%) F5
4 4 (4.12%) Google
4 4 (4.12%) Intel
4 4 (4.12%) SolarWinds
5 3 (3.09%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.06%) Greenplum
6 2 (2.06%) HP
6 2 (2.06%) Juniper
6 2 (2.06%) Tableau
6 2 (2.06%) VMware
7 1 (1.03%) Alterian
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DOE + top bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension / Healthcare / Shares
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Share Option
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Fantastic pay and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Call Centre Associates
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Churchill Frank
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago