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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 39 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 171 221 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.63% 5.63% 5.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.70% 17.61% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 126 163 123
Average salary £38,750 £42,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.73% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,245 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
1089 1255 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.86% 32.00% 37.75%
Number of salaries quoted 686 803 685
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -1 77 £39,750 +1.27% 16
Glasgow -12 50 £35,000 -33.33% 13
Fife +9 13 £31,500 -25.88% 1
Aberdeen +15 11 £37,000 -17.77%
West Lothian - 10 £40,000 - 4
Dundee -4 4 £35,000 +59.09%
East Lothian - 1 £40,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 309 (87.29%) Degree
2 149 (42.09%) Software Engineering
3 147 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (35.31%) .NET
5 122 (34.46%) C#
6 113 (31.92%) Java
7 87 (24.58%) SQL
8 81 (22.88%) JavaScript
9 80 (22.60%) SDLC
10 72 (20.34%) Mathematics
11 70 (19.77%) SQL Server
12 69 (19.49%) HTML
13 66 (18.64%) TDD
14 64 (18.08%) C++
14 64 (18.08%) ASP.NET
14 64 (18.08%) Finance
15 62 (17.51%) Microsoft
16 61 (17.23%) Analytical Skills
17 60 (16.95%) Linux
17 60 (16.95%) OO
18 54 (15.25%) Windows
19 53 (14.97%) Oracle
19 53 (14.97%) Relational Database
20 50 (14.12%) CSS
21 49 (13.84%) Scrum
22 48 (13.56%) MVC
23 43 (12.15%) Physics
24 41 (11.58%) Web Services
25 40 (11.30%) UNIX
26 39 (11.02%) C

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 16 (4.52%) JBoss
2 15 (4.24%) IIS
2 15 (4.24%) Apache
2 15 (4.24%) Tomcat
3 11 (3.11%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.54%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.26%) SAS
6 6 (1.69%) Node.js
7 5 (1.41%) ArcGIS
7 5 (1.41%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.13%) CMS
9 3 (0.85%) Drupal
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.28%) Moodle
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.28%) WinCC
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 26 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.26%) MS Office
3 5 (1.41%) AutoCAD
3 5 (1.41%) SOLIDWORKS
3 5 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.13%) SPSS
5 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.69%) Magento
2 6 (1.69%) assyst
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.28%) Maximo
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.28%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.41%) GitHub
3 4 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.13%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.13%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.78%) Ethernet
2 16 (4.52%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.95%) Internet
4 13 (3.67%) DNS
5 8 (2.26%) LAN
6 6 (1.69%) WLAN
7 5 (1.41%) DHCP
7 5 (1.41%) HTTP
7 5 (1.41%) CTI
8 4 (1.13%) LDAP
8 4 (1.13%) SSL
8 4 (1.13%) SAN
8 4 (1.13%) Wireless
9 3 (0.85%) VoIP
10 2 (0.56%) WAN
11 1 (0.28%) Firewall
11 1 (0.28%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.28%) Multicast
11 1 (0.28%) Software-Defined Radio
11 1 (0.28%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 53 (14.97%) Relational Database
3 27 (7.63%) MySQL
4 24 (6.78%) RDBMS
5 9 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.13%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.85%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.85%) Datomic
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.56%) MSDE
10 1 (0.28%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 31 (8.76%) Visual Studio
2 26 (7.34%) Subversion
2 26 (7.34%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.39%) Selenium
4 8 (2.26%) JUnit
5 5 (1.41%) Maven
6 4 (1.13%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.85%) JIRA
7 3 (0.85%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.56%) Gradle
8 2 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.56%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.56%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.56%) MorphX
8 2 (0.56%) Ant
9 1 (0.28%) CodeWarrior
9 1 (0.28%) NUnit
9 1 (0.28%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.28%) Clang
General
1 64 (18.08%) Finance
2 29 (8.19%) Electronics
3 26 (7.34%) Banking
4 8 (2.26%) Retail
5 7 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.98%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.98%) German Language
6 6 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.41%) Marketing
7 5 (1.41%) French Language
7 5 (1.41%) Polish Language
7 5 (1.41%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.56%) Games
8 2 (0.56%) Front Office
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 147 (41.53%) Developer
2 76 (21.47%) Software Engineer
3 42 (11.86%) Software Developer
4 40 (11.30%) Java Developer
5 38 (10.73%) Analyst
6 29 (8.19%) Graduate
7 28 (7.91%) .NET Developer
8 21 (5.93%) Senior Developer
9 16 (4.52%) Junior
9 16 (4.52%) C# Developer
10 14 (3.95%) Tester
11 12 (3.39%) Test Analyst
12 11 (3.11%) Consultant
13 10 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
13 10 (2.82%) Security Analyst
14 9 (2.54%) Web Developer
14 9 (2.54%) Architect
14 9 (2.54%) Automation Tester
14 9 (2.54%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 9 (2.54%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (35.31%) .NET
2 69 (19.49%) HTML
3 64 (18.08%) ASP.NET
4 50 (14.12%) CSS
5 41 (11.58%) Web Services
6 31 (8.76%) jQuery
7 29 (8.19%) XML
7 29 (8.19%) WPF
8 26 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (7.06%) .NET Framework
9 25 (7.06%) NHibernate
10 23 (6.50%) JSP
10 23 (6.50%) Servlets
10 23 (6.50%) Qt
11 20 (5.65%) AngularJS
12 19 (5.37%) Java EE
13 18 (5.08%) OpenGL
14 17 (4.80%) MFC
14 17 (4.80%) STL
14 17 (4.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 72 (20.34%) Mathematics
2 61 (17.23%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (12.15%) Physics
4 20 (5.65%) User Experience
5 18 (5.08%) Visualisation
6 17 (4.80%) Management Information System
7 15 (4.24%) CUDA
8 14 (3.95%) Embedded Systems
8 14 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (3.11%) GIS
10 8 (2.26%) Cryptography
11 7 (1.98%) SCADA
12 6 (1.69%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (1.41%) Grid Computing
13 5 (1.41%) Statistics
13 5 (1.41%) Market Risk
14 4 (1.13%) Mobile App
14 4 (1.13%) Artificial Intelligence
14 4 (1.13%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 60 (16.95%) Linux
2 54 (15.25%) Windows
3 40 (11.30%) UNIX
4 29 (8.19%) Android
5 13 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (3.39%) Apple iOS
7 11 (3.11%) Debian
8 8 (2.26%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.98%) Windows Phone
10 5 (1.41%) Solaris
11 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.28%) Fedora
13 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (42.09%) Software Engineering
2 147 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (22.60%) SDLC
4 66 (18.64%) TDD
5 60 (16.95%) OO
6 49 (13.84%) Scrum
7 48 (13.56%) MVC
8 35 (9.89%) OOP
8 35 (9.89%) Software Architecture
9 34 (9.60%) Mentoring
10 28 (7.91%) Project Management
11 25 (7.06%) Unit Testing
12 24 (6.78%) Automated Testing
12 24 (6.78%) Waterfall
13 20 (5.65%) Software Testing
14 18 (5.08%) Linear Algebra
15 17 (4.80%) 3D Visualisation
15 17 (4.80%) Open Source
16 15 (4.24%) Risk Management
16 15 (4.24%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 122 (34.46%) C#
2 113 (31.92%) Java
3 87 (24.58%) SQL
4 81 (22.88%) JavaScript
5 64 (18.08%) C++
6 39 (11.02%) C
7 35 (9.89%) Python
8 28 (7.91%) Perl
9 20 (5.65%) PL/SQL
10 17 (4.80%) VC++
11 16 (4.52%) PHP
12 15 (4.24%) T-SQL
13 8 (2.26%) Assembly Language
14 7 (1.98%) Ruby
15 5 (1.41%) R
16 4 (1.13%) VBA
16 4 (1.13%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.13%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.85%) Lisp
17 3 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 309 (87.29%) Degree
2 15 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.11%) PhD
4 9 (2.54%) ISEB
5 8 (2.26%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.98%) CCNA
7 6 (1.69%) CISSP
7 6 (1.69%) MBA
7 6 (1.69%) CISA
7 6 (1.69%) CISM
8 4 (1.13%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.13%) CWNA
9 3 (0.85%) CCNP
10 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.56%) OCPJP
10 2 (0.56%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.56%) MCSE
11 1 (0.28%) HND
11 1 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.32%) QA
2 6 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.69%) COBIT
3 5 (1.41%) ISO 14001
3 5 (1.41%) ISO 9002
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.28%) DO-254
System Software
1 6 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.41%) Firmware
3 4 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.56%) Xen
5 1 (0.28%) Samba
5 1 (0.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.56%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (17.51%) Microsoft
2 53 (14.97%) Oracle
3 13 (3.67%) Cisco
4 10 (2.82%) Sybase
5 8 (2.26%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.69%) Allen-Bradley
6 6 (1.69%) Siemens
7 5 (1.41%) Zend
7 5 (1.41%) T-Plan
8 4 (1.13%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (1.13%) Meru Networks
8 4 (1.13%) ProCurve
8 4 (1.13%) Aruba
8 4 (1.13%) Veeam
8 4 (1.13%) DevExpress
8 4 (1.13%) Informatica
8 4 (1.13%) HP
8 4 (1.13%) Sun
8 4 (1.13%) SAP
8 4 (1.13%) VMware
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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ScotlandIS
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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e-Recruiter
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Posted: Yesterday
Linlithgow, West Lothian
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Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £26000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + great benefits!
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