The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 35 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 181 184 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.77% 4.67% 5.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.79% 14.11% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 113 138 112
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Computer Science
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1146 1304 1188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.54% 33.08% 38.35%
Number of salaries quoted 679 815 630
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Scotland

Computer Science
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 88 £38,500 -3.75% 11
Glasgow +16 57 £38,750 -16.21% 14
Aberdeen +18 11 £40,000 -23.80% 2
West Lothian +10 9 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Fife 0 7 £38,250 -15.00%
Dundee -1 3 £35,000 +45.83%
South Ayrshire - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £30,000 -
East Lothian - 1 £40,000 -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 317 (87.81%) Degree
2 144 (39.89%) Software Engineering
3 143 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (37.12%) C#
4 134 (37.12%) .NET
5 102 (28.25%) Java
6 84 (23.27%) JavaScript
7 76 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 75 (20.78%) Mathematics
9 74 (20.50%) TDD
10 73 (20.22%) C++
11 72 (19.94%) SQL
12 71 (19.67%) Finance
13 68 (18.84%) ASP.NET
14 66 (18.28%) HTML
14 66 (18.28%) Windows
15 64 (17.73%) OO
16 62 (17.17%) Linux
16 62 (17.17%) Microsoft
17 58 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
18 52 (14.40%) MVC
18 52 (14.40%) Scrum
18 52 (14.40%) Oracle
19 51 (14.13%) CSS
20 48 (13.30%) Physics
21 47 (13.02%) UNIX
22 45 (12.47%) Relational Database
23 41 (11.36%) OOP
24 39 (10.80%) C
25 37 (10.25%) Project Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (3.32%) JBoss
2 11 (3.05%) Apache
2 11 (3.05%) IIS
2 11 (3.05%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.77%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.94%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.94%) Node.js
6 5 (1.39%) SAS
6 5 (1.39%) ArcGIS
7 3 (0.83%) CMS
8 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.55%) Lync
8 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.28%) WinCC
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.28%) Drupal
9 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.28%) Moodle
Applications
1 34 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.22%) MS Office
3 5 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.39%) AutoCAD
3 5 (1.39%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (0.83%) MS Project
5 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.66%) Magento
2 6 (1.66%) assyst
3 4 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (0.83%) Finacle
4 3 (0.83%) FLEXCUBE
4 3 (0.83%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.55%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.28%) Maximo
6 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.28%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.11%) GitHub
4 4 (1.11%) SaaS
5 3 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.83%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.37%) Ethernet
2 16 (4.43%) TCP/IP
3 13 (3.60%) DNS
4 10 (2.77%) Internet
5 8 (2.22%) LAN
6 6 (1.66%) WLAN
6 6 (1.66%) SAN
7 5 (1.39%) DHCP
8 4 (1.11%) WAN
8 4 (1.11%) Wireless
9 3 (0.83%) Firewall
9 3 (0.83%) VoIP
9 3 (0.83%) HTTP
10 2 (0.55%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.55%) CTI
10 2 (0.55%) SSL
10 2 (0.55%) NAS
11 1 (0.28%) Profibus
11 1 (0.28%) Software-Defined Radio
11 1 (0.28%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.47%) Relational Database
3 23 (6.37%) MySQL
4 17 (4.71%) RDBMS
5 12 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.83%) Datomic
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.55%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.55%) MSDE
9 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.28%) DB2
10 1 (0.28%) OLAP
10 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (8.86%) Visual Studio
2 26 (7.20%) Subversion
3 17 (4.71%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.66%) Selenium
5 5 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.39%) Maven
5 5 (1.39%) Clang
6 3 (0.83%) JUnit
6 3 (0.83%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.55%) Gradle
7 2 (0.55%) Ant
7 2 (0.55%) MorphX
7 2 (0.55%) JIRA
8 1 (0.28%) CodeWarrior
8 1 (0.28%) NUnit
8 1 (0.28%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.28%) Emacs
8 1 (0.28%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.28%) GCC
8 1 (0.28%) QUnit
General
1 71 (19.67%) Finance
2 34 (9.42%) Banking
3 32 (8.86%) Electronics
4 13 (3.60%) Retail
5 12 (3.32%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.66%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.39%) French Language
8 5 (1.39%) German Language
8 5 (1.39%) Polish Language
8 5 (1.39%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.11%) Marketing
10 2 (0.55%) Front Office
10 2 (0.55%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 156 (43.21%) Developer
2 75 (20.78%) Software Engineer
3 53 (14.68%) Software Developer
4 36 (9.97%) Java Developer
5 30 (8.31%) Graduate
5 30 (8.31%) Analyst
6 29 (8.03%) .NET Developer
7 23 (6.37%) C# Developer
8 22 (6.09%) Senior Developer
9 16 (4.43%) Consultant
10 15 (4.16%) Junior
10 15 (4.16%) Architect
11 11 (3.05%) Security Analyst
11 11 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (2.49%) .NET Software Developer
12 9 (2.49%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (2.49%) C# Software Developer
12 9 (2.49%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 8 (2.22%) Graduate Developer
13 8 (2.22%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (37.12%) .NET
2 68 (18.84%) ASP.NET
3 66 (18.28%) HTML
4 51 (14.13%) CSS
5 35 (9.70%) Web Services
6 34 (9.42%) WPF
7 31 (8.59%) jQuery
8 30 (8.31%) Qt
9 28 (7.76%) NHibernate
10 27 (7.48%) .NET Framework
11 26 (7.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (6.93%) OpenGL
13 22 (6.09%) STL
13 22 (6.09%) AngularJS
14 21 (5.82%) XML
15 18 (4.99%) MFC
15 18 (4.99%) HTML5
15 18 (4.99%) Direct3D
15 18 (4.99%) WCF
16 16 (4.43%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (20.78%) Mathematics
2 58 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (13.30%) Physics
4 22 (6.09%) Management Information System
4 22 (6.09%) User Experience
5 19 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (5.26%) Visualisation
5 19 (5.26%) Open Source
6 18 (4.99%) CUDA
7 16 (4.43%) GIS
8 10 (2.77%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (2.22%) Cryptography
10 7 (1.94%) SCADA
11 6 (1.66%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (1.39%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.39%) Grid Computing
12 5 (1.39%) Market Risk
12 5 (1.39%) Data Integration
13 4 (1.11%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 66 (18.28%) Windows
2 62 (17.17%) Linux
3 47 (13.02%) UNIX
4 29 (8.03%) Android
5 16 (4.43%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.22%) Mac OS X
8 7 (1.94%) Debian
8 7 (1.94%) Windows Phone
9 6 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.11%) Solaris
11 3 (0.83%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.28%) Fedora
13 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (39.89%) Software Engineering
2 143 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (20.50%) TDD
4 64 (17.73%) OO
5 52 (14.40%) Scrum
5 52 (14.40%) MVC
6 41 (11.36%) OOP
7 37 (10.25%) Project Management
8 36 (9.97%) Software Architecture
8 36 (9.97%) Mentoring
9 27 (7.48%) Unit Testing
10 24 (6.65%) Waterfall
11 22 (6.09%) Investment Management
12 19 (5.26%) Linear Algebra
13 18 (4.99%) 3D Visualisation
13 18 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (4.16%) Software Testing
15 14 (3.88%) Automated Testing
15 14 (3.88%) SOA
15 14 (3.88%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 134 (37.12%) C#
2 102 (28.25%) Java
3 84 (23.27%) JavaScript
4 73 (20.22%) C++
5 72 (19.94%) SQL
6 39 (10.80%) C
7 25 (6.93%) Perl
8 23 (6.37%) Python
9 19 (5.26%) VC++
9 19 (5.26%) PL/SQL
10 15 (4.16%) PHP
10 15 (4.16%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.22%) Assembly Language
12 6 (1.66%) Ruby
13 5 (1.39%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.11%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.11%) Lisp
15 3 (0.83%) Clojure
15 3 (0.83%) Scala
16 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 317 (87.81%) Degree
2 16 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.49%) PhD
4 8 (2.22%) ISEB
4 8 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.94%) CCNA
5 7 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.66%) CISSP
6 6 (1.66%) CISA
6 6 (1.66%) CISM
6 6 (1.66%) MBA
7 4 (1.11%) CWNA
7 4 (1.11%) PMP
7 4 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.83%) CCNP
8 3 (0.83%) HND
9 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.09%) QA
2 6 (1.66%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.66%) COBIT
3 5 (1.39%) ISO 14001
3 5 (1.39%) ISO 9002
4 3 (0.83%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.28%) SLA
5 1 (0.28%) WCAG
5 1 (0.28%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.28%) DO-254
System Software
1 8 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.39%) Firmware
3 4 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 52 (14.40%) Oracle
3 15 (4.16%) Cisco
4 9 (2.49%) Sybase
5 8 (2.22%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.66%) Allen-Bradley
6 6 (1.66%) HP
6 6 (1.66%) Siemens
7 5 (1.39%) T-Plan
7 5 (1.39%) Zend
8 4 (1.11%) ProCurve
8 4 (1.11%) Veeam
8 4 (1.11%) Aruba
8 4 (1.11%) Iron Speed
8 4 (1.11%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (1.11%) Meru Networks
8 4 (1.11%) VMware
9 3 (0.83%) Hyland
9 3 (0.83%) Informatica
9 3 (0.83%) Planview
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