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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 183 178 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.84% 5.20% 5.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.22% 13.48% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 123 142 117
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
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
1128 1320 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.00% 38.57% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 686 799 614
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Edinburgh -4 76 £37,500 +1.35% 12
Glasgow +31 70 £41,250 +3.12% 9
Aberdeen +10 9 £35,000 -30.00% 2
West Lothian -4 7 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Stirling - 5 £30,000 -
Dundee +1 4 £38,750 +3.33%
South Ayrshire - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire +3 1 - -
Fife -3 1 £31,000 -31.11%
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 341 (89.03%) Degree
2 163 (42.56%) C#
3 155 (40.47%) Software Engineering
4 151 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
5 148 (38.64%) .NET
6 121 (31.59%) Java
7 97 (25.33%) SQL Server
8 91 (23.76%) C++
9 86 (22.45%) Mathematics
10 85 (22.19%) ASP.NET
11 83 (21.67%) JavaScript
12 75 (19.58%) SQL
12 75 (19.58%) Finance
13 73 (19.06%) OO
14 70 (18.28%) Windows
14 70 (18.28%) TDD
15 69 (18.02%) HTML
16 67 (17.49%) Linux
17 66 (17.23%) Microsoft
18 60 (15.67%) Oracle
19 56 (14.62%) Physics
20 55 (14.36%) CSS
21 54 (14.10%) MVC
22 51 (13.32%) OOP
23 49 (12.79%) UNIX
23 49 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
24 46 (12.01%) Scrum
25 44 (11.49%) C
26 43 (11.23%) MS Excel
26 43 (11.23%) jQuery

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (3.92%) Apache
2 14 (3.66%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.13%) JBoss
4 9 (2.35%) IIS
5 8 (2.09%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.83%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.04%) Node.js
8 3 (0.78%) Lync
8 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.78%) SAS
8 3 (0.78%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.52%) CMS
10 1 (0.26%) Drupal
10 1 (0.26%) Moodle
10 1 (0.26%) Confluence
10 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (11.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.78%) MS Project
3 2 (0.52%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) SPSS
4 1 (0.26%) Simulink
4 1 (0.26%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.57%) assyst
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.78%) FLEXCUBE
4 3 (0.78%) Magento
4 3 (0.78%) Finacle
4 3 (0.78%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.52%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.26%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.26%) Maximo
6 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.26%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.31%) SaaS
3 2 (0.52%) GitHub
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.96%) Ethernet
2 15 (3.92%) Internet
3 8 (2.09%) DNS
4 7 (1.83%) SAN
4 7 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.57%) HTTP
6 5 (1.31%) Intranet
6 5 (1.31%) Firewall
7 4 (1.04%) Wireless
7 4 (1.04%) LAN
7 4 (1.04%) WAN
7 4 (1.04%) DHCP
8 3 (0.78%) WLAN
8 3 (0.78%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.52%) CTI
9 2 (0.52%) NAS
10 1 (0.26%) Software-Defined Radio
10 1 (0.26%) LDAP
10 1 (0.26%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (25.33%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.18%) Relational Database
3 28 (7.31%) MySQL
4 20 (5.22%) RDBMS
5 17 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.78%) Datomic
9 3 (0.78%) Big Data
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.52%) MSDE
10 2 (0.52%) MS Access
10 2 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (10.70%) Visual Studio
2 27 (7.05%) Subversion
3 17 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.31%) Clang
6 4 (1.04%) JUnit
7 3 (0.78%) Selenium
8 2 (0.52%) Ant
8 2 (0.52%) Maven
8 2 (0.52%) JIRA
8 2 (0.52%) Gradle
9 1 (0.26%) Emacs
9 1 (0.26%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.26%) NUnit
9 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.26%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.26%) GCC
9 1 (0.26%) SoapUI
General
1 75 (19.58%) Finance
2 35 (9.14%) Banking
3 26 (6.79%) Electronics
4 14 (3.66%) Retail
4 14 (3.66%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.57%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.57%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.31%) Games
7 4 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.78%) Front Office
8 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.78%) Marketing
9 2 (0.52%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) French Language
10 1 (0.26%) German Language
10 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 181 (47.26%) Developer
2 75 (19.58%) Software Engineer
3 70 (18.28%) Software Developer
4 39 (10.18%) Java Developer
5 38 (9.92%) .NET Developer
6 33 (8.62%) C# Developer
6 33 (8.62%) Graduate
7 32 (8.36%) Analyst
7 32 (8.36%) Senior Developer
8 18 (4.70%) Architect
9 17 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (3.66%) Junior
10 14 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
11 12 (3.13%) Consultant
12 11 (2.87%) Graduate Developer
13 9 (2.35%) Junior Developer
13 9 (2.35%) .NET Software Developer
14 8 (2.09%) Software Architect
15 7 (1.83%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (38.64%) .NET
2 85 (22.19%) ASP.NET
3 69 (18.02%) HTML
4 55 (14.36%) CSS
5 43 (11.23%) jQuery
6 38 (9.92%) WPF
7 35 (9.14%) Web Services
8 34 (8.88%) .NET Framework
9 31 (8.09%) NHibernate
10 29 (7.57%) XML
10 29 (7.57%) Qt
11 26 (6.79%) OpenGL
12 25 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (6.27%) STL
14 21 (5.48%) WCF
15 19 (4.96%) JSP
15 19 (4.96%) Servlets
15 19 (4.96%) MFC
15 19 (4.96%) Direct3D
16 18 (4.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 86 (22.45%) Mathematics
2 56 (14.62%) Physics
3 49 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (6.53%) Visualisation
5 22 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (5.22%) Management Information System
7 19 (4.96%) CUDA
8 18 (4.70%) Open Source
8 18 (4.70%) User Experience
9 16 (4.18%) GIS
10 9 (2.35%) Equities
11 7 (1.83%) Grid Computing
11 7 (1.83%) Market Risk
11 7 (1.83%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.57%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.57%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.31%) Derivative
14 4 (1.04%) Statistics
14 4 (1.04%) Cryptography
14 4 (1.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 70 (18.28%) Windows
2 67 (17.49%) Linux
3 49 (12.79%) UNIX
4 20 (5.22%) Android
5 14 (3.66%) Apple iOS
6 12 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.87%) Mac OS X
7 11 (2.87%) Debian
8 9 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.31%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.31%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.78%) Solaris
12 2 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.26%) Fedora
13 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (40.47%) Software Engineering
2 151 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (19.06%) OO
4 70 (18.28%) TDD
5 54 (14.10%) MVC
6 51 (13.32%) OOP
7 46 (12.01%) Scrum
8 36 (9.40%) Project Management
9 33 (8.62%) Investment Management
10 32 (8.36%) Unit Testing
11 31 (8.09%) Mentoring
12 30 (7.83%) Software Architecture
13 29 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (6.01%) Waterfall
15 22 (5.74%) Risk Management
16 20 (5.22%) Linear Algebra
17 19 (4.96%) 3D Visualisation
18 17 (4.44%) Multithreading
18 17 (4.44%) Automated Testing
19 16 (4.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 163 (42.56%) C#
2 121 (31.59%) Java
3 91 (23.76%) C++
4 83 (21.67%) JavaScript
5 75 (19.58%) SQL
6 44 (11.49%) C
7 32 (8.36%) Perl
8 20 (5.22%) VC++
8 20 (5.22%) Python
9 18 (4.70%) T-SQL
9 18 (4.70%) PL/SQL
10 13 (3.39%) PHP
11 8 (2.09%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.09%) Ruby
12 5 (1.31%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.78%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.78%) Scala
13 3 (0.78%) Clojure
14 2 (0.52%) R
14 2 (0.52%) sed
Qualifications
1 341 (89.03%) Degree
2 17 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.83%) PhD
4 6 (1.57%) ISEB
5 5 (1.31%) CCNA
5 5 (1.31%) MCP
5 5 (1.31%) HND
5 5 (1.31%) PMP
5 5 (1.31%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.31%) VCP4
6 4 (1.04%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.04%) CWNA
7 3 (0.78%) MBA
7 3 (0.78%) CISA
7 3 (0.78%) CISM
7 3 (0.78%) CISSP
8 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.05%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.78%) COBIT
2 3 (0.78%) PMBOK
3 2 (0.52%) WCAG
4 1 (0.26%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.26%) DO-254
4 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.31%) Firmware
4 4 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.26%) Docker
5 1 (0.26%) NFS
5 1 (0.26%) Samba
5 1 (0.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.26%) Puppet
1 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 66 (17.23%) Microsoft
2 60 (15.67%) Oracle
3 14 (3.66%) Cisco
4 11 (2.87%) Sybase
5 9 (2.35%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.83%) HP
7 6 (1.57%) VMware
7 6 (1.57%) Iron Speed
8 5 (1.31%) Informatica
9 4 (1.04%) ProCurve
9 4 (1.04%) Veeam
9 4 (1.04%) Aruba
9 4 (1.04%) Ruckus Wireless
9 4 (1.04%) Meru Networks
9 4 (1.04%) SAP
10 3 (0.78%) Planview
10 3 (0.78%) Zend
10 3 (0.78%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.52%) IBM
11 2 (0.52%) Adobe
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Pertemps Recruitment Partnership
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Salary DOE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + multiple benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Caiman ITS Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £39,000 per annum DOE + pension scheme and bonuses
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum DOE + pension scheme and bonuses
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Posted: 25 days ago