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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 32 34 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 228 179 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.28% 5.79% 4.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.99% 16.67% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 174 131 85
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +39.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
1342 1074 1035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.99% 34.72% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 883 700 654
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 £30,000 £30,000 £26,549
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +9 128 £38,500 +2.66% 10
Glasgow -5 70 £38,750 -24.39% 7
Aberdeen -1 10 £47,500 +35.71%
West Lothian - 8 £37,500 - 2
Dundee +14 4 £27,500 -
Stirling -25 3 £29,250 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £40,000 -
Fife 0 1 £20,000 -12.08%
Ayrshire - 1 £42,500 -
Inverclyde - 1 £35,000 -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 404 (87.26%) Degree
2 225 (48.60%) Java
3 180 (38.88%) Software Engineering
4 173 (37.37%) C++
5 156 (33.69%) C#
6 154 (33.26%) Mathematics
7 144 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
8 129 (27.86%) Finance
9 117 (25.27%) Linux
10 115 (24.84%) .NET
11 114 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
12 112 (24.19%) OO
13 99 (21.38%) HTML
14 98 (21.17%) JavaScript
14 98 (21.17%) Physics
15 80 (17.28%) SQL
16 78 (16.85%) SQL Server
17 76 (16.41%) CSS
18 75 (16.20%) Windows
19 74 (15.98%) Risk Management
20 73 (15.77%) Banking
21 67 (14.47%) UNIX
22 64 (13.82%) Python
23 62 (13.39%) Grid Computing
23 62 (13.39%) Market Risk
24 59 (12.74%) Perl
25 58 (12.53%) jQuery
26 55 (11.88%) C
26 55 (11.88%) Oracle
27 51 (11.02%) Microsoft

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (6.05%) Tomcat
2 27 (5.83%) Apache
3 12 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
5 8 (1.73%) SAS
5 8 (1.73%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.73%) Node.js
6 6 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (1.08%) CMS
8 4 (0.86%) NetWeaver
8 4 (0.86%) SAP Portal
9 3 (0.65%) nginx
10 2 (0.43%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.43%) Drupal
11 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.22%) WordPress
11 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (6.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.30%) MS Office
3 4 (0.86%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle iProcurement
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.43%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) Office 365
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.56%) Internet
2 17 (3.67%) Ethernet
3 13 (2.81%) HTTP
4 10 (2.16%) Firewall
5 8 (1.73%) Wireshark
5 8 (1.73%) tcpdump
6 6 (1.30%) Network Security
6 6 (1.30%) SSH
6 6 (1.30%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.86%) FTP
7 4 (0.86%) LDAP
7 4 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.65%) VoIP
9 2 (0.43%) VPN
9 2 (0.43%) BGP
9 2 (0.43%) SSL
9 2 (0.43%) Wireless
9 2 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.43%) VLAN
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.42%) Relational Database
3 30 (6.48%) RDBMS
4 23 (4.97%) MySQL
5 15 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.81%) Big Data
7 11 (2.38%) Oracle Database
8 10 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.51%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.08%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 45 (9.72%) Visual Studio
2 40 (8.64%) Subversion
3 28 (6.05%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (1.51%) NCrunch
6 6 (1.30%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.30%) JUnit
6 6 (1.30%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (1.08%) RSpec
7 5 (1.08%) Jasmine
8 4 (0.86%) WinDbg
8 4 (0.86%) NWDI
8 4 (0.86%) JIRA
9 3 (0.65%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.65%) Ant
9 3 (0.65%) Maven
9 3 (0.65%) Gradle
General
1 129 (27.86%) Finance
2 73 (15.77%) Banking
3 48 (10.37%) Investment Banking
3 48 (10.37%) Financial Institution
4 47 (10.15%) Games
5 22 (4.75%) Electronics
6 13 (2.81%) Marketing
7 9 (1.94%) French Language
7 9 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.73%) Front Office
9 7 (1.51%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.08%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.65%) Retail
12 2 (0.43%) Military
12 2 (0.43%) Automotive
12 2 (0.43%) Law
12 2 (0.43%) Legal
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 224 (48.38%) Developer
2 107 (23.11%) Software Engineer
3 95 (20.52%) Java Developer
4 67 (14.47%) Software Developer
5 51 (11.02%) Senior Developer
6 42 (9.07%) Senior Java Developer
7 36 (7.78%) Junior
7 36 (7.78%) Analyst
8 29 (6.26%) C# Developer
9 25 (5.40%) C++ Developer
10 21 (4.54%) Graduate
11 20 (4.32%) Junior Developer
12 19 (4.10%) Senior Software Engineer
13 18 (3.89%) Senior Software Developer
14 17 (3.67%) C++ Software Developer
15 16 (3.46%) .NET Developer
16 15 (3.24%) Java Software Developer
17 14 (3.02%) Junior Java Developer
18 13 (2.81%) Software Development Engineer
18 13 (2.81%) Flash Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (24.84%) .NET
2 99 (21.38%) HTML
3 76 (16.41%) CSS
4 58 (12.53%) jQuery
5 50 (10.80%) XML
6 43 (9.29%) ASP.NET
6 43 (9.29%) WPF
7 34 (7.34%) HTML5
8 30 (6.48%) Web Services
9 25 (5.40%) NHibernate
10 24 (5.18%) CSS3
11 23 (4.97%) Spring
12 22 (4.75%) Hibernate
12 22 (4.75%) Servlets
13 21 (4.54%) Qt
14 19 (4.10%) .NET Framework
14 19 (4.10%) OpenGL
15 18 (3.89%) J2EE
16 17 (3.67%) MFC
16 17 (3.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 154 (33.26%) Mathematics
2 114 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (21.17%) Physics
4 62 (13.39%) Market Risk
4 62 (13.39%) Grid Computing
5 42 (9.07%) Management Information System
6 25 (5.40%) Visualisation
7 17 (3.67%) CUDA
8 13 (2.81%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.59%) Artificial Intelligence
10 11 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (2.38%) Open Source
11 8 (1.73%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.73%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.51%) Online Games
13 6 (1.30%) Fixed Income
13 6 (1.30%) Statistics
14 5 (1.08%) Blog
14 5 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (1.08%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 117 (25.27%) Linux
2 75 (16.20%) Windows
3 67 (14.47%) UNIX
4 22 (4.75%) Android
5 18 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (3.02%) Apple iOS
7 10 (2.16%) Mac OS X
7 10 (2.16%) Debian
8 9 (1.94%) AIX
9 8 (1.73%) Fedora
9 8 (1.73%) CentOS
10 6 (1.30%) Solaris
10 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (38.88%) Software Engineering
2 144 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (24.19%) OO
4 74 (15.98%) Risk Management
5 48 (10.37%) Investment Management
6 46 (9.94%) MVC
7 43 (9.29%) Automated Testing
7 43 (9.29%) Web Development
8 41 (8.86%) OOP
9 38 (8.21%) Project Management
10 37 (7.99%) TDD
11 36 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (7.56%) Mentoring
13 32 (6.91%) Unit Testing
14 29 (6.26%) ITIL
15 25 (5.40%) Scrum
16 24 (5.18%) Workflow
17 23 (4.97%) Incident Management
17 23 (4.97%) Information Security
18 20 (4.32%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 225 (48.60%) Java
2 173 (37.37%) C++
3 156 (33.69%) C#
4 98 (21.17%) JavaScript
5 80 (17.28%) SQL
6 64 (13.82%) Python
7 59 (12.74%) Perl
8 55 (11.88%) C
9 32 (6.91%) Ruby
10 24 (5.18%) PL/SQL
11 17 (3.67%) VC++
12 15 (3.24%) PHP
12 15 (3.24%) Objective-C
13 13 (2.81%) CoffeeScript
14 9 (1.94%) Scala
15 8 (1.73%) Lisp
16 7 (1.51%) ActionScript
17 6 (1.30%) Shell Script
18 5 (1.08%) VB.NET
19 4 (0.86%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 404 (87.26%) Degree
2 35 (7.56%) PhD
3 19 (4.10%) Postgraduate
4 11 (2.38%) ISEB
4 11 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.94%) PMP
5 9 (1.94%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.73%) MCITP
7 6 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.08%) MBA
8 5 (1.08%) OCP
8 5 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.86%) HND
9 4 (0.86%) GIAC
9 4 (0.86%) GCIA
9 4 (0.86%) GSEC
9 4 (0.86%) GCIH
9 4 (0.86%) GWAPT
9 4 (0.86%) GPEN
9 4 (0.86%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.97%) QA
2 16 (3.46%) SLA
3 5 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.08%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (1.08%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.86%) Snort
3 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) NFS
4 1 (0.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (1.08%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.22%) Puppet
3 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (11.88%) Oracle
2 51 (11.02%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.81%) Adobe
4 12 (2.59%) Lotus
4 12 (2.59%) Dell
5 5 (1.08%) Sybase
5 5 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (1.08%) SAP
5 5 (1.08%) Perforce
5 5 (1.08%) VMware
5 5 (1.08%) FrontRange
5 5 (1.08%) Twitter
6 4 (0.86%) Tableau
6 4 (0.86%) Atmel
6 4 (0.86%) JBoss
6 4 (0.86%) Cisco
7 3 (0.65%) Intel
7 3 (0.65%) Typemock
7 3 (0.65%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.43%) Iron Speed
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: bonus, benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum £38-50k plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £70000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Livingston
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Livingston
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
East Kilbride
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow Centre, Scotland
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £40k depending on level of experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 25 days ago