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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 35 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 176 232 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.72% 7.09% 5.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.58% 17.60% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 135 180 119
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,315 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1001 1318 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.54% 40.29% 32.45%
Number of salaries quoted 667 779 614
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +12 90 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Glasgow -16 53 £39,000 +0.64% 7
Aberdeen 0 14 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Renfrewshire -1 4 £42,500 -5.55%
West Lothian +2 3 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Stirling - 3 - - 1
Fife +3 1 £31,000 -27.90% 1
Dundee -3 1 £26,000 -13.33% 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 359 (88.21%) Degree
2 156 (38.33%) C#
3 155 (38.08%) Java
4 151 (37.10%) Software Engineering
5 133 (32.68%) Agile Software Development
6 125 (30.71%) .NET
7 122 (29.98%) C++
8 113 (27.76%) Mathematics
9 96 (23.59%) Linux
10 93 (22.85%) Finance
11 87 (21.38%) SQL Server
12 81 (19.90%) JavaScript
12 81 (19.90%) OO
13 80 (19.66%) HTML
14 71 (17.44%) CSS
15 69 (16.95%) Windows
16 66 (16.22%) Physics
17 64 (15.72%) SQL
18 62 (15.23%) ASP.NET
18 62 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
19 61 (14.99%) Microsoft
20 57 (14.00%) OOP
20 57 (14.00%) Project Management
21 55 (13.51%) UNIX
22 54 (13.27%) Oracle
23 52 (12.78%) jQuery
24 48 (11.79%) XML
25 47 (11.55%) Visual Studio
26 46 (11.30%) TDD
27 45 (11.06%) C

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 20 (4.91%) Tomcat
2 17 (4.18%) Apache
3 13 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.21%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.47%) IIS
6 6 (1.47%) JBoss
7 5 (1.23%) SAS
8 4 (0.98%) CMS
8 4 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.98%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.98%) Lync
8 4 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.74%) Drupal
10 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.49%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 39 (9.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.74%) MS Project
3 2 (0.49%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) SPSS
4 1 (0.25%) Simulink
4 1 (0.25%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 9 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (2.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (1.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.74%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.74%) FLEXCUBE
4 3 (0.74%) Finacle
5 2 (0.49%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.74%) SaaS
4 2 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.91%) Internet
2 16 (3.93%) Ethernet
3 15 (3.69%) HTTP
4 13 (3.19%) Firewall
5 8 (1.97%) Wireshark
5 8 (1.97%) tcpdump
6 7 (1.72%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.23%) LDAP
7 5 (1.23%) Network Security
7 5 (1.23%) Intranet
7 5 (1.23%) SSH
8 4 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.98%) WAN
8 4 (0.98%) FTP
8 4 (0.98%) Wireless
8 4 (0.98%) DNS
9 3 (0.74%) SAN
9 3 (0.74%) DHCP
9 3 (0.74%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (21.38%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.35%) Relational Database
3 24 (5.90%) MySQL
4 21 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (4.91%) RDBMS
6 10 (2.46%) Big Data
7 8 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.72%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.98%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.74%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 47 (11.55%) Visual Studio
2 35 (8.60%) Subversion
3 24 (5.90%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.72%) JUnit
6 6 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (1.47%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.23%) Clang
8 4 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.98%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.98%) NCrunch
9 2 (0.49%) JIRA
9 2 (0.49%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.49%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (0.49%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.25%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.25%) GCC
10 1 (0.25%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.25%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 93 (22.85%) Finance
2 41 (10.07%) Banking
3 24 (5.90%) Games
4 22 (5.41%) Electronics
5 20 (4.91%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.44%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.95%) Retail
8 9 (2.21%) Marketing
9 8 (1.97%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.23%) French Language
10 5 (1.23%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.98%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.49%) Publishing
12 2 (0.49%) Law
12 2 (0.49%) Legal
12 2 (0.49%) Front Office
12 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.25%) German Language
13 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 198 (48.65%) Developer
2 74 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 73 (17.94%) Software Developer
4 49 (12.04%) Java Developer
5 39 (9.58%) Senior Developer
6 33 (8.11%) Analyst
6 33 (8.11%) C# Developer
7 31 (7.62%) Graduate
8 28 (6.88%) Junior
9 25 (6.14%) .NET Developer
10 21 (5.16%) Senior Java Developer
11 18 (4.42%) Junior Developer
11 18 (4.42%) C++ Developer
12 15 (3.69%) Consultant
13 13 (3.19%) Flash Developer
13 13 (3.19%) C++ Software Developer
13 13 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (2.95%) Graduate Developer
15 11 (2.70%) QA Engineer
15 11 (2.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (30.71%) .NET
2 80 (19.66%) HTML
3 71 (17.44%) CSS
4 62 (15.23%) ASP.NET
5 52 (12.78%) jQuery
6 48 (11.79%) XML
7 39 (9.58%) WPF
8 34 (8.35%) Web Services
9 29 (7.13%) NHibernate
10 27 (6.63%) Spring
11 26 (6.39%) .NET Framework
12 23 (5.65%) Qt
12 23 (5.65%) OpenGL
13 22 (5.41%) HTML5
13 22 (5.41%) REST
14 21 (5.16%) Hibernate
14 21 (5.16%) STL
15 18 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (4.18%) SOAP
17 16 (3.93%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 113 (27.76%) Mathematics
2 66 (16.22%) Physics
3 62 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (8.11%) Management Information System
5 22 (5.41%) Visualisation
6 20 (4.91%) Market Risk
6 20 (4.91%) Grid Computing
7 18 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (3.93%) CUDA
9 13 (3.19%) Open Source
10 12 (2.95%) GIS
11 11 (2.70%) Hedge funds
12 9 (2.21%) Algorithms
12 9 (2.21%) Equities
13 8 (1.97%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.97%) User Experience
13 8 (1.97%) Mobile App
14 5 (1.23%) Artificial Intelligence
15 4 (0.98%) Thin Client
15 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 96 (23.59%) Linux
2 69 (16.95%) Windows
3 55 (13.51%) UNIX
4 20 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (3.44%) Android
6 11 (2.70%) Debian
7 9 (2.21%) Fedora
7 9 (2.21%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.97%) CentOS
9 7 (1.72%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.47%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.25%) Solaris
12 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (37.10%) Software Engineering
2 133 (32.68%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (19.90%) OO
4 57 (14.00%) OOP
4 57 (14.00%) Project Management
5 46 (11.30%) TDD
6 42 (10.32%) Scrum
7 39 (9.58%) MVC
8 36 (8.85%) Risk Management
9 33 (8.11%) Unit Testing
9 33 (8.11%) Investment Management
10 29 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (6.88%) Web Development
12 25 (6.14%) Mentoring
13 22 (5.41%) Waterfall
14 20 (4.91%) Software Architecture
15 19 (4.67%) Analytics
15 19 (4.67%) Automated Testing
16 18 (4.42%) Information Security
16 18 (4.42%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 156 (38.33%) C#
2 155 (38.08%) Java
3 122 (29.98%) C++
4 81 (19.90%) JavaScript
5 64 (15.72%) SQL
6 45 (11.06%) C
7 40 (9.83%) Perl
8 36 (8.85%) Python
9 20 (4.91%) PL/SQL
10 17 (4.18%) VC++
11 16 (3.93%) PHP
12 11 (2.70%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.70%) Ruby
13 6 (1.47%) ActionScript
13 6 (1.47%) Scala
14 5 (1.23%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.23%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.98%) Lisp
15 4 (0.98%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.98%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 359 (88.21%) Degree
2 16 (3.93%) PhD
3 15 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.21%) PMP
4 9 (2.21%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.97%) ISEB
6 6 (1.47%) HND
7 5 (1.23%) MCP
7 5 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.23%) MCITP
8 4 (0.98%) GWAPT
8 4 (0.98%) GPEN
8 4 (0.98%) OSCP
8 4 (0.98%) OSCE
8 4 (0.98%) CCNA
8 4 (0.98%) OCP
8 4 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.98%) MBA
8 4 (0.98%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.11%) QA
2 4 (0.98%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.98%) SLA
3 2 (0.49%) WCAG
4 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.98%) Firmware
3 4 (0.98%) Snort
4 3 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.25%) NFS
5 1 (0.25%) Docker
5 1 (0.25%) Squid
5 1 (0.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (0.49%) Puppet
1 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.25%) Ansible
2 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.25%) SCCM
2 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (14.99%) Microsoft
2 54 (13.27%) Oracle
3 13 (3.19%) Adobe
3 13 (3.19%) Dell
4 12 (2.95%) Cisco
5 7 (1.72%) HP
5 7 (1.72%) Iron Speed
6 5 (1.23%) Sybase
7 4 (0.98%) Perforce
7 4 (0.98%) VMware
7 4 (0.98%) Twitter
7 4 (0.98%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.74%) Ruckus Wireless
8 3 (0.74%) ProCurve
8 3 (0.74%) Aruba
8 3 (0.74%) Meru Networks
8 3 (0.74%) Planview
8 3 (0.74%) Informatica
9 2 (0.49%) Intel
9 2 (0.49%) IBM
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sumerian Europe
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 7 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
BitWise Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The Drum
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Caiman ITS Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Caiman Software Development Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits, pension
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: Dependent on skills/experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
JP Morgan
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 23 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Guest Tek
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago