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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 184 225 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.61% 6.03% 5.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.71% 16.45% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 129 173 133
Average salary £36,500 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.19% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £61,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
1342 1368 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.94% 36.64% 36.10%
Number of salaries quoted 814 908 727
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Glasgow +1 73 £42,250 +0.59% 19
Edinburgh -18 72 £35,750 -10.62% 12
Dundee +8 16 £30,000 +9.09%
West Lothian 0 10 £40,000 -
Aberdeen +7 5 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Stirling +8 1 £36,500 +25.86%
Fife -3 1 - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 305 (82.88%) Degree
2 164 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (41.58%) Software Engineering
4 124 (33.70%) Java
5 112 (30.43%) SQL
6 103 (27.99%) .NET
7 98 (26.63%) JavaScript
8 94 (25.54%) C#
9 89 (24.18%) Mathematics
10 86 (23.37%) Oracle
11 84 (22.83%) Relational Database
12 80 (21.74%) HTML
13 77 (20.92%) Linux
14 75 (20.38%) OO
15 73 (19.84%) C++
16 71 (19.29%) SDLC
17 70 (19.02%) CSS
18 67 (18.21%) Finance
19 65 (17.66%) SQL Server
20 64 (17.39%) Scrum
21 61 (16.58%) Python
22 58 (15.76%) RDBMS
23 56 (15.22%) Microsoft
23 56 (15.22%) Web Services
23 56 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
24 55 (14.95%) QA
25 53 (14.40%) TDD
26 50 (13.59%) Physics
27 46 (12.50%) Automated Testing
28 44 (11.96%) Windows

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 31 (8.42%) Apache
2 25 (6.79%) Tomcat
3 20 (5.43%) JBoss
4 16 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
5 15 (4.08%) WebSphere
6 14 (3.80%) WebLogic
6 14 (3.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (3.26%) IIS
8 11 (2.99%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.99%) SAS
9 6 (1.63%) Node.js
10 4 (1.09%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.82%) CMS
12 2 (0.54%) Drupal
12 2 (0.54%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.27%) MTS
13 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.27%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.27%) Liferay
Applications
1 29 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.53%) MS Office
3 5 (1.36%) SOLIDWORKS
3 5 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.36%) AutoCAD
4 4 (1.09%) SPSS
5 1 (0.27%) Simulink
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.45%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (1.90%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.63%) Magento
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (2.17%) GitHub
2 5 (1.36%) SaaS
3 4 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.82%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.27%) Office 365
5 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.52%) Internet
2 23 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 15 (4.08%) CTI
4 14 (3.80%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.17%) WAN
6 6 (1.63%) Wireshark
7 5 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (1.36%) Junos
7 5 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (1.36%) BIG-IP
7 5 (1.36%) VLAN
7 5 (1.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (1.36%) NX-OS
7 5 (1.36%) LAN
7 5 (1.36%) DNS
7 5 (1.36%) SSL
7 5 (1.36%) HTTP
7 5 (1.36%) RIP
7 5 (1.36%) OSPF
7 5 (1.36%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (22.83%) Relational Database
2 65 (17.66%) SQL Server
3 58 (15.76%) RDBMS
4 33 (8.97%) MySQL
5 20 (5.43%) Oracle Database
6 15 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (1.90%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.09%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.09%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.09%) Big Data
9 3 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.82%) Text Mining
9 3 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.54%) VLDB
10 2 (0.54%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (9.24%) Git (software)
2 25 (6.79%) Subversion
3 24 (6.52%) Visual Studio
4 15 (4.08%) JUnit
5 11 (2.99%) Selenium
6 8 (2.17%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.63%) Ranorex
7 6 (1.63%) Maven
8 5 (1.36%) JMeter
9 4 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.82%) JBehave
10 3 (0.82%) JIRA
10 3 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.82%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.82%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.54%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.54%) WinDbg
11 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
General
1 67 (18.21%) Finance
2 23 (6.25%) Electronics
3 19 (5.16%) Banking
4 9 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.90%) German Language
6 5 (1.36%) Polish Language
6 5 (1.36%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.36%) Games
6 5 (1.36%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.36%) French Language
7 4 (1.09%) Marketing
7 4 (1.09%) Retail
7 4 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.09%) Legal
8 3 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.82%) Military
8 3 (0.82%) Avionics
9 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 123 (33.42%) Developer
2 71 (19.29%) Analyst
3 70 (19.02%) Software Engineer
4 33 (8.97%) Test Analyst
5 30 (8.15%) Junior
5 30 (8.15%) Java Developer
6 28 (7.61%) Graduate
7 27 (7.34%) .NET Developer
8 23 (6.25%) Tester
9 20 (5.43%) Senior Developer
10 16 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
11 15 (4.08%) Software Developer
11 15 (4.08%) Automation Tester
12 14 (3.80%) SOA Designer
12 14 (3.80%) Designer
12 14 (3.80%) Graduate Developer
12 14 (3.80%) Lead Designer
12 14 (3.80%) Junior Developer
13 11 (2.99%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (27.99%) .NET
2 80 (21.74%) HTML
3 70 (19.02%) CSS
4 56 (15.22%) Web Services
5 41 (11.14%) ASP.NET
6 40 (10.87%) XML
7 39 (10.60%) JSP
8 38 (10.33%) Servlets
8 38 (10.33%) Java EE
8 38 (10.33%) jQuery
9 24 (6.52%) AngularJS
10 23 (6.25%) SOAP
11 22 (5.98%) CGI
12 21 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (5.16%) EJB
14 18 (4.89%) Middleware
14 18 (4.89%) EJB 3.0
15 17 (4.62%) J2EE
16 16 (4.35%) MFC
16 16 (4.35%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 89 (24.18%) Mathematics
2 56 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (13.59%) Physics
4 20 (5.43%) Embedded Systems
5 19 (5.16%) User Experience
6 16 (4.35%) Visualisation
6 16 (4.35%) Management Information System
7 15 (4.08%) GIS
8 14 (3.80%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.45%) Statistics
9 9 (2.45%) Data Integration
10 8 (2.17%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.63%) CUDA
12 5 (1.36%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (1.09%) Neural Network
13 4 (1.09%) Cryptography
13 4 (1.09%) SCADA
13 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
14 3 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 77 (20.92%) Linux
2 44 (11.96%) Windows
3 35 (9.51%) Android
4 29 (7.88%) UNIX
5 24 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (5.98%) Debian
7 14 (3.80%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.90%) Solaris
9 3 (0.82%) AIX
9 3 (0.82%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.82%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.82%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.54%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (41.58%) Software Engineering
3 75 (20.38%) OO
4 71 (19.29%) SDLC
5 64 (17.39%) Scrum
6 53 (14.40%) TDD
7 46 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 36 (9.78%) MVC
9 35 (9.51%) Project Management
10 32 (8.70%) Mentoring
11 31 (8.42%) Software Architecture
12 30 (8.15%) Performance Testing
13 29 (7.88%) Unit Testing
14 24 (6.52%) Software Testing
14 24 (6.52%) OOP
15 23 (6.25%) Waterfall
16 22 (5.98%) Open Source
16 22 (5.98%) Business Analysis
17 19 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 124 (33.70%) Java
2 112 (30.43%) SQL
3 98 (26.63%) JavaScript
4 94 (25.54%) C#
5 73 (19.84%) C++
6 61 (16.58%) Python
7 43 (11.68%) Perl
8 32 (8.70%) C
9 28 (7.61%) PL/SQL
10 16 (4.35%) VC++
11 15 (4.08%) PHP
11 15 (4.08%) Ruby
12 8 (2.17%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.17%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.90%) Assembly Language
14 6 (1.63%) VB
15 5 (1.36%) R
16 4 (1.09%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.09%) VBA
17 3 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 305 (82.88%) Degree
2 17 (4.62%) ISTQB
3 10 (2.72%) PhD
4 8 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.63%) CISA
5 6 (1.63%) CISM
5 6 (1.63%) ISEB
5 6 (1.63%) CISSP
6 4 (1.09%) HND
7 3 (0.82%) CCNP
7 3 (0.82%) CCNA
7 3 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.82%) MBA
7 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.54%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.54%) PMP
8 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.54%) MCSE
9 1 (0.27%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (14.95%) QA
2 5 (1.36%) ISO 9002
2 5 (1.36%) ISO 14001
3 3 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.82%) COBIT
3 3 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.82%) HIPAA
3 3 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.09%) Xen
3 2 (0.54%) Firmware
4 1 (0.27%) Samba
4 1 (0.27%) NFS
4 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.09%) Puppet
1 4 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.54%) SCCM
3 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 86 (23.37%) Oracle
2 56 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.99%) SAP
4 9 (2.45%) Cisco
4 9 (2.45%) Informatica
5 8 (2.17%) VMware
6 6 (1.63%) Allen-Bradley
6 6 (1.63%) Siemens
7 5 (1.36%) Sun
7 5 (1.36%) Juniper
7 5 (1.36%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.36%) Zend
7 5 (1.36%) T-Plan
7 5 (1.36%) F5
8 4 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.82%) IBM
9 3 (0.82%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.82%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.54%) Wind River
10 2 (0.54%) Atmel
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 45-65K
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tranent, East Lothian
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Tranent, East Lothian
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Employee benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £39,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 45-65K
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago