The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 30 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 250 219 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.69% 6.65% 5.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.39% 21.79% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 192 141 143
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1069 1005 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.62% 30.54% 29.66%
Number of salaries quoted 690 646 639
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
UK

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 July 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 July 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
Glasgow 0 110 £47,500 +11.76% 12
Edinburgh 0 109 £40,000 +6.66% 17
Aberdeen -5 13 £45,000 +28.57%
Dundee -1 8 £27,500 -
Fife -8 6 £35,000 -10.25% 3
Renfrewshire - 1 £42,500 -
Highlands - 1 £25,000 -
Ayrshire - 1 £42,500 -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 374 (86.18%) Degree
2 217 (50.00%) Java
3 161 (37.10%) C++
4 160 (36.87%) Software Engineering
5 152 (35.02%) Mathematics
6 132 (30.41%) C#
7 129 (29.72%) Finance
8 114 (26.27%) OO
9 102 (23.50%) Physics
10 101 (23.27%) Linux
11 98 (22.58%) .NET
12 87 (20.05%) SQL
13 82 (18.89%) JavaScript
14 80 (18.43%) Banking
15 79 (18.20%) HTML
16 73 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
17 70 (16.13%) SQL Server
17 70 (16.13%) Risk Management
18 68 (15.67%) Windows
19 62 (14.29%) UNIX
19 62 (14.29%) CSS
19 62 (14.29%) Grid Computing
19 62 (14.29%) Market Risk
20 56 (12.90%) Python
21 52 (11.98%) Games
22 49 (11.29%) C
22 49 (11.29%) jQuery
23 48 (11.06%) Oracle
24 47 (10.83%) Financial Institution
25 46 (10.60%) Perl

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (5.07%) Tomcat
2 19 (4.38%) Apache
3 11 (2.53%) Lotus Domino
4 9 (2.07%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.07%) Node.js
5 8 (1.84%) SAS
6 6 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (1.38%) CMS
7 4 (0.92%) NetWeaver
7 4 (0.92%) SAP Portal
8 3 (0.69%) nginx
9 2 (0.46%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.46%) Drupal
9 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.23%) WordPress
10 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 28 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.07%) MS Office
3 4 (0.92%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.15%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 5 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.15%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (1.15%) Oracle iProcurement
2 5 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (1.15%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (1.15%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (2.07%) SaaS
3 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.68%) Internet
2 16 (3.69%) Ethernet
3 7 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.38%) Wireless
5 5 (1.15%) RNC
5 5 (1.15%) HSPA
5 5 (1.15%) LTE
5 5 (1.15%) HTTP
5 5 (1.15%) 3GPP
5 5 (1.15%) UMTS
6 3 (0.69%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.69%) Network Security
6 3 (0.69%) Firewall
7 2 (0.46%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.46%) VoIP
7 2 (0.46%) SSH
8 1 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.23%) VLAN
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.68%) Relational Database
3 23 (5.30%) RDBMS
4 19 (4.38%) MySQL
5 11 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.07%) Big Data
8 8 (1.84%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.15%) OLTP
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 36 (8.29%) Visual Studio
2 31 (7.14%) Subversion
3 19 (4.38%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.30%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.61%) NCrunch
6 6 (1.38%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.38%) JIRA
7 5 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.15%) WinDbg
7 5 (1.15%) RSpec
7 5 (1.15%) Jasmine
8 4 (0.92%) NWDI
8 4 (0.92%) JUnit
8 4 (0.92%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.69%) NUnit
9 3 (0.69%) Maven
9 3 (0.69%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.69%) Selenium
General
1 129 (29.72%) Finance
2 80 (18.43%) Banking
3 52 (11.98%) Games
4 47 (10.83%) Financial Institution
5 46 (10.60%) Investment Banking
6 19 (4.38%) Electronics
7 12 (2.76%) Marketing
8 9 (2.07%) French Language
8 9 (2.07%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.61%) Front Office
9 7 (1.61%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.38%) Automotive
11 5 (1.15%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.46%) Military
12 2 (0.46%) Advertising
12 2 (0.46%) German Language
12 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.46%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.46%) Retail
13 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 207 (47.70%) Developer
2 100 (23.04%) Java Developer
2 100 (23.04%) Software Engineer
3 58 (13.36%) Senior Developer
4 53 (12.21%) Software Developer
5 48 (11.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 34 (7.83%) Junior
7 27 (6.22%) Analyst
8 26 (5.99%) C++ Developer
9 25 (5.76%) C# Developer
10 23 (5.30%) Senior Software Developer
11 22 (5.07%) Senior Software Engineer
12 20 (4.61%) Graduate
13 19 (4.38%) Junior Developer
13 19 (4.38%) C++ Software Developer
14 18 (4.15%) C++/Java Developer
14 18 (4.15%) Senior Java Software Developer
14 18 (4.15%) Senior C++ Developer
14 18 (4.15%) Java Software Developer
15 15 (3.46%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (22.58%) .NET
2 79 (18.20%) HTML
3 62 (14.29%) CSS
4 49 (11.29%) jQuery
5 46 (10.60%) XML
6 36 (8.29%) ASP.NET
7 32 (7.37%) WPF
8 29 (6.68%) HTML5
9 24 (5.53%) Web Services
9 24 (5.53%) Spring
10 22 (5.07%) CSS3
10 22 (5.07%) Hibernate
11 19 (4.38%) Qt
12 17 (3.92%) NHibernate
12 17 (3.92%) OpenGL
13 16 (3.69%) MFC
13 16 (3.69%) STL
13 16 (3.69%) .NET Framework
13 16 (3.69%) Direct3D
14 15 (3.46%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 152 (35.02%) Mathematics
2 102 (23.50%) Physics
3 62 (14.29%) Grid Computing
3 62 (14.29%) Market Risk
4 37 (8.53%) Management Information System
5 23 (5.30%) Visualisation
6 16 (3.69%) CUDA
7 13 (3.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 13 (3.00%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.76%) Client/Server
9 11 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (2.30%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.84%) Open Source
11 8 (1.84%) Online Games
12 6 (1.38%) Fixed Income
13 5 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (1.15%) Blog
13 5 (1.15%) Reference Data
14 4 (0.92%) E-Learning
15 3 (0.69%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 101 (23.27%) Linux
2 68 (15.67%) Windows
3 62 (14.29%) UNIX
4 24 (5.53%) Android
5 15 (3.46%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.07%) AIX
7 7 (1.61%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.15%) Solaris
9 5 (1.15%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.92%) Debian
10 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.92%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.46%) Fedora
12 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.46%) CentOS
13 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (36.87%) Software Engineering
2 114 (26.27%) OO
3 73 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (16.13%) Risk Management
5 45 (10.37%) Investment Management
6 44 (10.14%) Automated Testing
7 41 (9.45%) MVC
8 38 (8.76%) Web Development
9 36 (8.29%) OOP
10 33 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (6.45%) OOD
12 27 (6.22%) ITIL
12 27 (6.22%) Project Management
12 27 (6.22%) TDD
13 23 (5.30%) Workflow
13 23 (5.30%) Game Development
14 22 (5.07%) Unit Testing
15 21 (4.84%) Incident Management
16 18 (4.15%) Software Architecture
17 16 (3.69%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 217 (50.00%) Java
2 161 (37.10%) C++
3 132 (30.41%) C#
4 87 (20.05%) SQL
5 82 (18.89%) JavaScript
6 56 (12.90%) Python
7 49 (11.29%) C
8 46 (10.60%) Perl
9 27 (6.22%) Ruby
10 21 (4.84%) PL/SQL
11 16 (3.69%) Objective-C
11 16 (3.69%) VC++
12 13 (3.00%) PHP
12 13 (3.00%) CoffeeScript
13 9 (2.07%) Scala
14 8 (1.84%) Lisp
15 6 (1.38%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.92%) ABAP
16 4 (0.92%) ActionScript
16 4 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 374 (86.18%) Degree
2 41 (9.45%) PhD
3 19 (4.38%) Postgraduate
4 12 (2.76%) ISEB
5 11 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.07%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.07%) CISSP
6 9 (2.07%) CISA
6 9 (2.07%) CISM
7 8 (1.84%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.84%) BC Cleared
7 8 (1.84%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.61%) MCITP
9 6 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.38%) PMP
9 6 (1.38%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.15%) OCP
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (1.15%) MBA
11 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.22%) QA
2 16 (3.69%) SLA
3 13 (3.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.84%) BS25999
4 8 (1.84%) COBIT
4 8 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.15%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (1.15%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (11.06%) Oracle
2 44 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.76%) Lotus
4 9 (2.07%) Adobe
5 8 (1.84%) VMware
6 6 (1.38%) Tableau
7 5 (1.15%) FrontRange
7 5 (1.15%) Atmel
7 5 (1.15%) Sybase
7 5 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (1.15%) SAP
8 3 (0.69%) JBoss
8 3 (0.69%) Dell
8 3 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.69%) Perforce
8 3 (0.69%) Typemock
8 3 (0.69%) Red Gate
8 3 (0.69%) Twitter
9 2 (0.46%) McAfee
9 2 (0.46%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Linlithgow, West Lothian
Teleperformance
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, pension, 32 days hol
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus guaranteed, 30 days hol
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + market
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Salary: £27000 - £57000 per annum + Stock options / Equity
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago