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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 30 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 201 183 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.99% 5.76% 4.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.06% 15.21% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 114 117 143
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1178 1203 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.96% 37.84% 32.36%
Number of salaries quoted 669 709 812
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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 +19 97 £35,000 -6.66% 12
Edinburgh +8 84 £39,000 +1.29% 18
Fife +1 6 £35,000 +11.11%
Aberdeen +3 5 £40,000 -
West Lothian -3 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Dundee +5 3 £40,000 +14.28%
South Lanarkshire +1 1 £30,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £30,890 -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 360 (88.89%) Degree
2 161 (39.75%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (30.37%) Software Engineering
4 121 (29.88%) .NET
5 109 (26.91%) C#
6 106 (26.17%) MS Excel
7 101 (24.94%) Microsoft
8 98 (24.20%) Java
8 98 (24.20%) SQL
9 94 (23.21%) JavaScript
10 83 (20.49%) OO
11 80 (19.75%) SQL Server
11 80 (19.75%) Finance
12 71 (17.53%) HTML
13 59 (14.57%) CSS
14 58 (14.32%) Oracle
14 58 (14.32%) Project Management
15 55 (13.58%) Linux
16 50 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
17 49 (12.10%) C++
18 45 (11.11%) Web Services
18 45 (11.11%) SDLC
19 44 (10.86%) Relational Database
20 43 (10.62%) Windows
21 42 (10.37%) Python
22 41 (10.12%) Mathematics
23 40 (9.88%) Scrum
24 39 (9.63%) Web Development
25 37 (9.14%) ASP.NET
26 36 (8.89%) SharePoint

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 36 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 22 (5.43%) Drupal
2 22 (5.43%) Node.js
3 19 (4.69%) Apache
3 19 (4.69%) Joomla!
4 17 (4.20%) SAS
5 11 (2.72%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.47%) Apache ServiceMix
7 9 (2.22%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.99%) CMS
8 4 (0.99%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.74%) JBoss
10 2 (0.49%) GeoServer
10 2 (0.49%) IIS
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.49%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 106 (26.17%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.23%) MS Office
3 5 (1.23%) Stata
4 2 (0.49%) MS Project
4 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Revit
Business Applications
1 19 (4.69%) osCommerce
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.49%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.25%) Magento
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.99%) GitHub
3 4 (0.99%) SaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.44%) Internet
2 9 (2.22%) Network Security
3 7 (1.73%) DNS
3 7 (1.73%) Firewall
3 7 (1.73%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.48%) DHCP
5 5 (1.23%) SAN
6 3 (0.74%) HTTP
6 3 (0.74%) LAN
6 3 (0.74%) Wireless
7 2 (0.49%) BGP
7 2 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.49%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.49%) VLAN
7 2 (0.49%) VoIP
7 2 (0.49%) VPN
7 2 (0.49%) WAN
7 2 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (19.75%) SQL Server
2 44 (10.86%) Relational Database
3 31 (7.65%) MySQL
4 23 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (4.69%) RDBMS
7 18 (4.44%) Big Data
7 18 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (3.21%) Data Mining
8 13 (3.21%) Hadoop
8 13 (3.21%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.22%) GIS
10 8 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.98%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.98%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.72%) JUnit
2 11 (2.72%) Maven
3 10 (2.47%) Selenium
4 8 (1.98%) JIRA
4 8 (1.98%) Subversion
5 6 (1.48%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.48%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.23%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.99%) Gradle
7 4 (0.99%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.49%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.49%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.49%) NUnit
9 2 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.49%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.49%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.49%) Xcode
General
1 80 (19.75%) Finance
2 31 (7.65%) Banking
3 27 (6.67%) Games
4 19 (4.69%) Retail
5 14 (3.46%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (2.96%) Local Government
8 8 (1.98%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.73%) Legal
9 7 (1.73%) Marketing
10 5 (1.23%) Electronics
11 4 (0.99%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.49%) Avionics
13 2 (0.49%) Law
13 2 (0.49%) Publishing
14 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 181 (44.69%) Developer
2 71 (17.53%) Software Engineer
3 52 (12.84%) .NET Developer
4 50 (12.35%) Analyst
5 35 (8.64%) C# Developer
5 35 (8.64%) Senior Developer
6 30 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 25 (6.17%) Java Developer
7 25 (6.17%) Software Developer
8 23 (5.68%) SQL Developer
9 21 (5.19%) Graduate
9 21 (5.19%) Junior
10 20 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 19 (4.69%) Senior Software Engineer
11 19 (4.69%) Senior SQL Developer
12 18 (4.44%) Microsoft Developer
12 18 (4.44%) SQL BI Developer
13 16 (3.95%) Microsoft BI Developer
13 16 (3.95%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
14 15 (3.70%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (29.88%) .NET
2 71 (17.53%) HTML
3 59 (14.57%) CSS
4 45 (11.11%) Web Services
5 37 (9.14%) ASP.NET
6 34 (8.40%) HTML5
7 31 (7.65%) Ajax
8 30 (7.41%) AngularJS
9 25 (6.17%) jQuery
10 22 (5.43%) XML
11 17 (4.20%) .NET Framework
11 17 (4.20%) JSON
12 16 (3.95%) LAMP
12 16 (3.95%) React
13 15 (3.70%) REST
14 14 (3.46%) Backbone.js
14 14 (3.46%) SOAP
14 14 (3.46%) Spring
15 12 (2.96%) CSS3
15 12 (2.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (10.12%) Mathematics
3 26 (6.42%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.69%) Wiki
5 18 (4.44%) Physics
6 15 (3.70%) Statistics
7 11 (2.72%) Biotechnology
7 11 (2.72%) Data Integration
7 11 (2.72%) Economics
7 11 (2.72%) Visualisation
8 10 (2.47%) Psychology
9 9 (2.22%) Life Science
10 7 (1.73%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.48%) Informatics
12 5 (1.23%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.23%) Applied Mathematics
12 5 (1.23%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (1.23%) Data Extraction
12 5 (1.23%) Derivative
12 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 55 (13.58%) Linux
2 43 (10.62%) Windows
3 21 (5.19%) Ubuntu
4 17 (4.20%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.21%) Apple iOS
5 13 (3.21%) Unix
6 12 (2.96%) Android
6 12 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.72%) Debian
8 8 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.25%) OS/400
12 1 (0.25%) Solaris
12 1 (0.25%) SUSE
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (39.75%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (30.37%) Software Engineering
3 83 (20.49%) OO
4 58 (14.32%) Project Management
5 45 (11.11%) SDLC
6 40 (9.88%) Scrum
7 39 (9.63%) Web Development
8 36 (8.89%) Mentoring
9 34 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (7.65%) Business Analysis
11 30 (7.41%) TDD
12 29 (7.16%) Open Source
13 24 (5.93%) Automated Testing
13 24 (5.93%) SOA
14 22 (5.43%) OOD
15 17 (4.20%) Change Management
15 17 (4.20%) Data Governance
15 17 (4.20%) MVC
15 17 (4.20%) OOA/OOD
15 17 (4.20%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 109 (26.91%) C#
2 98 (24.20%) Java
2 98 (24.20%) SQL
3 94 (23.21%) JavaScript
4 49 (12.10%) C++
5 42 (10.37%) Python
6 31 (7.65%) PHP
7 28 (6.91%) C
8 22 (5.43%) Perl
9 14 (3.46%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.47%) Scala
11 9 (2.22%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.73%) R
13 6 (1.48%) Ruby
13 6 (1.48%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.23%) Lisp
15 4 (0.99%) Delphi
15 4 (0.99%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.99%) VB
16 3 (0.74%) Ada
Qualifications
1 360 (88.89%) Degree
2 20 (4.94%) MCSE
2 20 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (4.20%) MCP
4 7 (1.73%) PhD
5 6 (1.48%) MBA
6 5 (1.23%) ISEB
6 5 (1.23%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.23%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.99%) HND
8 3 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.49%) CCNP
9 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.25%) CCNA
10 1 (0.25%) CISSP
10 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.25%) PMP
10 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.25%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.19%) QA
2 6 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.74%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.49%) SLA
5 1 (0.25%) JTAG
5 1 (0.25%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.74%) vSphere
3 2 (0.49%) Firmware
3 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.49%) Squid
3 2 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.48%) Puppet
2 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.74%) SCCM
3 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.25%) Ansible
4 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 101 (24.94%) Microsoft
2 58 (14.32%) Oracle
3 21 (5.19%) Google
4 20 (4.94%) Facebook
5 11 (2.72%) Charles River
5 11 (2.72%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.47%) Cegedim Rx
6 10 (2.47%) DevExpress
7 7 (1.73%) VMware
7 7 (1.73%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.48%) Cisco
8 6 (1.48%) Informatica
9 5 (1.23%) Greenplum
9 5 (1.23%) Tableau
10 4 (0.99%) IBM
10 4 (0.99%) SAP
11 3 (0.74%) CA
12 2 (0.49%) Citrix
12 2 (0.49%) EMC
12 2 (0.49%) Intel Security
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