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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 41 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 119 146 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.01% 4.71% 6.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.01% 11.26% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 77 97 157
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,100 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,900 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
793 1297 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.40% 41.80% 35.82%
Number of salaries quoted 496 755 735
Median salary £42,500 £42,233 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.63% +5.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,867 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +28 59 £44,500 +17.10% 17
Glasgow 0 42 £45,000 +9.75% 6
Dundee +11 12 £27,000 -32.50% 1
Argyll and Bute - 3 £30,500 -
Fife +2 1 £32,500 +14.03%
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 244 (88.09%) Degree
2 142 (51.26%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (40.43%) C#
4 99 (35.74%) Java
5 86 (31.05%) Software Engineering
6 77 (27.80%) .NET
7 71 (25.63%) SQL Server
8 68 (24.55%) JavaScript
9 65 (23.47%) SQL
10 53 (19.13%) HTML
11 51 (18.41%) Oracle
12 46 (16.61%) Finance
13 45 (16.25%) MVC
14 44 (15.88%) OO
15 41 (14.80%) C++
15 41 (14.80%) Microsoft
15 41 (14.80%) Mathematics
16 38 (13.72%) jQuery
16 38 (13.72%) CSS
17 35 (12.64%) Python
18 34 (12.27%) Scrum
19 33 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
20 31 (11.19%) TDD
21 29 (10.47%) MySQL
21 29 (10.47%) SDLC
22 28 (10.11%) Windows
22 28 (10.11%) .NET Framework
22 28 (10.11%) HTML5
23 27 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
23 27 (9.75%) MS Excel

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.25%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.53%) NetWeaver
2 7 (2.53%) SAS
2 7 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (1.81%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.44%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.44%) JBoss
4 4 (1.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.72%) CMS
5 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.36%) IIS
6 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (9.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.25%) MS Office
3 3 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.08%) Stata
4 2 (0.72%) MS Project
4 2 (0.72%) Siemens NX
4 2 (0.72%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.36%) Revit
5 1 (0.36%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Magento
2 4 (1.44%) nopCommerce
3 3 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.72%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.33%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.81%) GitHub
4 4 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.08%) Office 365
5 3 (1.08%) Slack
6 2 (0.72%) SaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.25%) Internet
2 7 (2.53%) Firewall
3 6 (2.17%) BGP
3 6 (2.17%) DHCP
3 6 (2.17%) DNS
3 6 (2.17%) MPLS
3 6 (2.17%) OSPF
3 6 (2.17%) Wireless
4 5 (1.81%) IPsec
4 5 (1.81%) Network Security
4 5 (1.81%) VPN
4 5 (1.81%) WAN
5 4 (1.44%) 802.11
5 4 (1.44%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (1.44%) EIGRP
5 4 (1.44%) HSRP
5 4 (1.44%) LAN
5 4 (1.44%) NetScaler
5 4 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (25.63%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.47%) MySQL
3 13 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.33%) Big Data
5 7 (2.53%) GIS
6 6 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.81%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.81%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.81%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.08%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.08%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.72%) KDB
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (8.66%) Selenium
2 21 (7.58%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.33%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.25%) JIRA
5 7 (2.53%) PVCS
5 7 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.81%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.81%) JBehave
7 4 (1.44%) Bugzilla
7 4 (1.44%) FitNesse
7 4 (1.44%) MSTest
7 4 (1.44%) RSpec
8 3 (1.08%) Maven
8 3 (1.08%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.08%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.72%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (0.72%) Robot Framework
9 2 (0.72%) Subversion
10 1 (0.36%) Ant
10 1 (0.36%) HP UFT
General
1 46 (16.61%) Finance
2 19 (6.86%) Games
3 14 (5.05%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.53%) Banking
5 5 (1.81%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.81%) Automotive
5 5 (1.81%) Legal
5 5 (1.81%) Military
6 4 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.08%) Law
8 2 (0.72%) Advertising
8 2 (0.72%) Electronics
8 2 (0.72%) Front Office
8 2 (0.72%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 127 (45.85%) Developer
2 43 (15.52%) Java Developer
3 38 (13.72%) .NET Developer
4 33 (11.91%) Software Engineer
5 32 (11.55%) C# Developer
6 25 (9.03%) Senior Developer
7 24 (8.66%) Analyst
7 24 (8.66%) Junior
8 22 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (5.78%) Software Developer
10 12 (4.33%) Graduate
11 11 (3.97%) Junior Developer
12 10 (3.61%) Lead Developer
12 10 (3.61%) Programmer
13 9 (3.25%) Agile .NET Developer
13 9 (3.25%) Agile Developer
14 8 (2.89%) C# Software Developer
14 8 (2.89%) Data Scientist
14 8 (2.89%) Senior Java Developer
14 8 (2.89%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (27.80%) .NET
2 53 (19.13%) HTML
3 38 (13.72%) CSS
3 38 (13.72%) jQuery
4 28 (10.11%) .NET Framework
4 28 (10.11%) HTML5
5 27 (9.75%) ASP.NET
6 26 (9.39%) AngularJS
7 20 (7.22%) Ajax
8 19 (6.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (4.69%) Spring
9 13 (4.69%) Web Services
10 12 (4.33%) J2EE
11 11 (3.97%) CSS3
11 11 (3.97%) Java EE
11 11 (3.97%) JSP
11 11 (3.97%) Node.js
12 10 (3.61%) Hibernate
13 9 (3.25%) EJB
13 9 (3.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.80%) Mathematics
2 33 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.22%) Management Information System
4 19 (6.86%) Data Integration
5 9 (3.25%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.25%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.25%) User Experience
6 8 (2.89%) Physics
7 7 (2.53%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.53%) Derivative
7 7 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.17%) Data Extraction
8 6 (2.17%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.81%) Applied Mathematics
9 5 (1.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (1.81%) VHDL
10 4 (1.44%) EMV
10 4 (1.44%) Informatics
10 4 (1.44%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.11%) Windows
2 18 (6.50%) Linux
3 17 (6.14%) Android
4 11 (3.97%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.97%) Unix
5 9 (3.25%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.81%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.08%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.72%) CentOS
10 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (51.26%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (31.05%) Software Engineering
3 45 (16.25%) MVC
4 44 (15.88%) OO
5 34 (12.27%) Scrum
6 31 (11.19%) TDD
7 29 (10.47%) SDLC
8 27 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (9.75%) Project Management
9 26 (9.39%) BDD
10 24 (8.66%) Mentoring
11 23 (8.30%) Mobile Development
12 19 (6.86%) Web Development
13 17 (6.14%) DevOps
14 15 (5.42%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (5.42%) Front End Development
15 14 (5.05%) Change Management
15 14 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (5.05%) Data Analysis
16 13 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 112 (40.43%) C#
2 99 (35.74%) Java
3 68 (24.55%) JavaScript
4 65 (23.47%) SQL
5 41 (14.80%) C++
6 35 (12.64%) Python
7 23 (8.30%) PHP
8 21 (7.58%) C
9 14 (5.05%) PL/SQL
9 14 (5.05%) VB
10 8 (2.89%) Fortran
10 8 (2.89%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.53%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.17%) Lua
12 6 (2.17%) Ruby
13 5 (1.81%) Perl
13 5 (1.81%) R
14 3 (1.08%) Scala
14 3 (1.08%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 244 (88.09%) Degree
2 7 (2.53%) ISEB
3 6 (2.17%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.81%) MySQL Certification
5 3 (1.08%) CISA
5 3 (1.08%) CISM
5 3 (1.08%) CISSP
5 3 (1.08%) Postgraduate
5 3 (1.08%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.72%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.36%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.36%) CLAS
7 1 (0.36%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) MBA
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.03%) QA
2 7 (2.53%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.72%) COBIT
4 2 (0.72%) ISO27002
System Software
1 6 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.81%) Firmware
3 4 (1.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.08%) Docker
4 3 (1.08%) vSphere
5 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.72%) XenApp
6 1 (0.36%) Ceph
6 1 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.36%) KVM
6 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.17%) Cacti
2 4 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.72%) Nagios
3 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.72%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) Ambari
4 1 (0.36%) Ansible
4 1 (0.36%) Kibana
4 1 (0.36%) logstash
4 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (18.41%) Oracle
2 41 (14.80%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.61%) SAP
4 9 (3.25%) Cisco
4 9 (3.25%) Xamarin
5 8 (2.89%) VMware
6 7 (2.53%) IBM
7 6 (2.17%) Citrix
7 6 (2.17%) Perforce
8 5 (1.81%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.81%) F5
8 5 (1.81%) Siemens
8 5 (1.81%) Zend
9 4 (1.44%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.08%) Cognizant
10 3 (1.08%) Greenplum
10 3 (1.08%) HP
10 3 (1.08%) Juniper
10 3 (1.08%) Tableau
11 2 (0.72%) Dell
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