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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 188 199 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.60% 6.24% 6.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.04% 15.79% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 89 156 183
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1250 1260 1313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 43.89% 39.49% 36.19%
Number of salaries quoted 583 787 874
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Glasgow +18 112 £40,000 +1.91% 7
Edinburgh -10 52 £43,000 +11.68% 8
Dundee +5 6 £27,500 -21.42%
Aberdeen +4 6 £47,500 +42.85% 2
Fife -6 4 £25,750 -18.25%
Renfrewshire - 4 £60,000 -
West Lothian -3 2 - -
Stirling +15 1 £45,000 +23.28%
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 - - 2
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 361 (88.92%) Degree
2 204 (50.25%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (38.67%) C#
4 147 (36.21%) .NET
5 129 (31.77%) JavaScript
6 127 (31.28%) Software Engineering
7 119 (29.31%) SQL Server
8 101 (24.88%) Microsoft
9 96 (23.65%) Finance
10 94 (23.15%) MS Excel
11 92 (22.66%) SQL
12 86 (21.18%) Java
12 86 (21.18%) Oracle
13 83 (20.44%) HTML
14 74 (18.23%) OO
15 65 (16.01%) CSS
16 57 (14.04%) TDD
16 57 (14.04%) .NET Framework
17 56 (13.79%) jQuery
18 55 (13.55%) Scrum
19 53 (13.05%) SDLC
20 52 (12.81%) Mathematics
21 51 (12.56%) Mentoring
21 51 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
22 50 (12.32%) BDD
22 50 (12.32%) Project Management
23 48 (11.82%) C++
24 45 (11.08%) ASP.NET
25 44 (10.84%) MVC
25 44 (10.84%) AngularJS

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 22 (5.42%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.69%) SAS
3 14 (3.45%) Apache
4 12 (2.96%) Apache Spark
4 12 (2.96%) Drupal
5 11 (2.71%) Joomla!
6 5 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.99%) CMS
7 4 (0.99%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (0.74%) JBoss
8 3 (0.74%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.49%) IIS
9 2 (0.49%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 94 (23.15%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (3.45%) MS Office
4 7 (1.72%) Stata
5 3 (0.74%) MS Project
6 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.71%) osCommerce
2 3 (0.74%) nopCommerce
3 2 (0.49%) Magento
3 2 (0.49%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.74%) GitHub
4 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.71%) Internet
1 11 (2.71%) Network Security
2 10 (2.46%) Firewall
3 7 (1.72%) VPN
4 6 (1.48%) DHCP
4 6 (1.48%) DNS
4 6 (1.48%) IPsec
5 5 (1.23%) SAN
5 5 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.99%) Wireless
7 3 (0.74%) HTTP
7 3 (0.74%) LAN
7 3 (0.74%) WAN
8 2 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.49%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.49%) RS-232
9 1 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.25%) NX-OS
9 1 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.25%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.16%) Big Data
2 25 (6.16%) Relational Database
3 21 (5.17%) MySQL
3 21 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (3.94%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (2.46%) Data Mining
8 9 (2.22%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.97%) GIS
9 8 (1.97%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.97%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.48%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.74%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (5.42%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.69%) Subversion
3 12 (2.96%) Selenium
4 11 (2.71%) JIRA
4 11 (2.71%) Maven
4 11 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (2.22%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.97%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.48%) Grunt
7 6 (1.48%) JUnit
8 5 (1.23%) JBehave
9 4 (0.99%) Bower
9 4 (0.99%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.99%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.74%) FitNesse
10 3 (0.74%) Gradle
10 3 (0.74%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (0.49%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.49%) NUnit
11 2 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 96 (23.65%) Finance
2 38 (9.36%) Banking
3 21 (5.17%) Games
3 21 (5.17%) Retail
4 19 (4.68%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.45%) Local Government
6 10 (2.46%) Legal
7 9 (2.22%) Electronics
7 9 (2.22%) Marketing
8 6 (1.48%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.23%) Military
10 4 (0.99%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Avionics
11 2 (0.49%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 182 (44.83%) Developer
2 70 (17.24%) .NET Developer
3 58 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 47 (11.58%) Analyst
5 42 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 33 (8.13%) Senior Developer
7 26 (6.40%) Graduate
8 23 (5.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (5.17%) Consultant
9 21 (5.17%) Development Manager
9 21 (5.17%) Junior
9 21 (5.17%) Software Developer
9 21 (5.17%) SQL Developer
9 21 (5.17%) Web Developer
10 20 (4.93%) Agile Developer
10 20 (4.93%) Application Development Manager
10 20 (4.93%) Applications Development Manager
10 20 (4.93%) Applications Manager
11 19 (4.68%) Agile .NET Developer
12 18 (4.43%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (36.21%) .NET
2 83 (20.44%) HTML
3 65 (16.01%) CSS
4 57 (14.04%) .NET Framework
5 56 (13.79%) jQuery
6 45 (11.08%) ASP.NET
7 44 (10.84%) AngularJS
8 42 (10.34%) HTML5
9 33 (8.13%) Node.js
10 31 (7.64%) Web Services
11 27 (6.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 25 (6.16%) Ajax
13 18 (4.43%) WCF
14 17 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (4.19%) Spring
15 16 (3.94%) React
16 13 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (3.20%) CSS3
17 12 (2.96%) REST
18 10 (2.46%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.81%) Mathematics
2 51 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (9.85%) Data Integration
4 34 (8.37%) Management Information System
5 21 (5.17%) Physics
6 14 (3.45%) Economics
6 14 (3.45%) Statistics
7 13 (3.20%) Psychology
7 13 (3.20%) Wiki
8 10 (2.46%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.97%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.72%) Applied Mathematics
10 7 (1.72%) Informatics
10 7 (1.72%) User Experience
11 6 (1.48%) Derivative
11 6 (1.48%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.23%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (1.23%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.59%) Linux
2 27 (6.65%) Windows
3 13 (3.20%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.71%) Android
4 11 (2.71%) Ubuntu
5 8 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.72%) Unix
6 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.48%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.23%) Debian
8 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.74%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.25%) OS/400
11 1 (0.25%) SUSE
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (50.25%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (31.28%) Software Engineering
3 74 (18.23%) OO
4 57 (14.04%) TDD
5 55 (13.55%) Scrum
6 53 (13.05%) SDLC
7 51 (12.56%) Mentoring
8 50 (12.32%) BDD
8 50 (12.32%) Project Management
9 44 (10.84%) MVC
10 42 (10.34%) DevOps
11 39 (9.61%) Continuous Delivery
12 31 (7.64%) Business Analysis
12 31 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (6.40%) Service Delivery
13 26 (6.40%) Web Development
14 24 (5.91%) Mobile Development
15 23 (5.67%) Coaching
16 21 (5.17%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 157 (38.67%) C#
2 129 (31.77%) JavaScript
3 92 (22.66%) SQL
4 86 (21.18%) Java
5 48 (11.82%) C++
6 39 (9.61%) Python
7 30 (7.39%) C
8 19 (4.68%) PHP
9 15 (3.69%) Perl
9 15 (3.69%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.71%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.22%) R
11 9 (2.22%) Scala
11 9 (2.22%) VB
12 8 (1.97%) Ruby
13 7 (1.72%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.23%) Lisp
14 5 (1.23%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.74%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 361 (88.92%) Degree
2 19 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (4.43%) MCSE
4 9 (2.22%) MCP
5 8 (1.97%) CISSP
6 7 (1.72%) CISA
7 6 (1.48%) CISM
7 6 (1.48%) PhD
8 5 (1.23%) ISEB
8 5 (1.23%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.99%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.99%) CLAS
9 4 (0.99%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.74%) CCNA
10 3 (0.74%) CCNP
10 3 (0.74%) HND
10 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.49%) PCI QSA
11 2 (0.49%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.40%) QA
2 6 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.49%) COBIT
3 2 (0.49%) ISO27002
3 2 (0.49%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (1.48%) Active Directory
1 6 (1.48%) Firmware
2 4 (0.99%) vSphere
3 3 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.74%) XenApp
4 2 (0.49%) Squid
4 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.25%) Docker
5 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (1.48%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (0.74%) Puppet
3 2 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.49%) SCCM
4 1 (0.25%) Ansible
4 1 (0.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 101 (24.88%) Microsoft
2 86 (21.18%) Oracle
3 11 (2.71%) Cisco
3 11 (2.71%) Facebook
3 11 (2.71%) Google
3 11 (2.71%) Xamarin
4 10 (2.46%) Informatica
5 8 (1.97%) Cognizant
6 7 (1.72%) F5
6 7 (1.72%) Greenplum
6 7 (1.72%) Juniper
6 7 (1.72%) Tableau
7 6 (1.48%) Nimsoft
7 6 (1.48%) VMware
8 5 (1.23%) Siemens
9 3 (0.74%) Citrix
9 3 (0.74%) IBM
9 3 (0.74%) Intel Security
9 3 (0.74%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.74%) Splunk
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