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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 35 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 199 243 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.32% 6.45% 7.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.94% 18.76% 18.41%
Number of salaries quoted 151 180 149
Average salary £39,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
1175 1295 1233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.31% 34.36% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 745 846 788
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 83 £38,500 -3.75% 14
Glasgow -18 61 £38,750 -18.42% 8
West Lothian - 14 £40,000 - 2
Fife +13 11 £31,500 -10.00%
Dundee -2 9 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Aberdeen +14 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Stirling - 1 £36,500 -
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 2 July 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.

1 335 (87.01%) Degree
2 158 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (40.78%) Software Engineering
4 126 (32.73%) .NET
5 120 (31.17%) C#
6 117 (30.39%) Java
7 100 (25.97%) SQL
8 83 (21.56%) JavaScript
8 83 (21.56%) Mathematics
9 81 (21.04%) SDLC
10 76 (19.74%) Finance
11 71 (18.44%) HTML
12 70 (18.18%) Oracle
13 69 (17.92%) Linux
14 68 (17.66%) OO
15 67 (17.40%) C++
15 67 (17.40%) Microsoft
16 66 (17.14%) SQL Server
17 65 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
18 63 (16.36%) Relational Database
19 62 (16.10%) TDD
20 58 (15.06%) ASP.NET
21 54 (14.03%) Windows
21 54 (14.03%) CSS
22 52 (13.51%) Physics
23 50 (12.99%) Scrum
24 49 (12.73%) Web Services
25 48 (12.47%) MVC
26 47 (12.21%) QA
27 41 (10.65%) Python

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 23 (5.97%) Apache
2 21 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 17 (4.42%) JBoss
4 14 (3.64%) IIS
5 11 (2.86%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.60%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.34%) SAS
8 8 (2.08%) Node.js
9 6 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.56%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (1.30%) ArcGIS
10 5 (1.30%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.04%) CMS
12 2 (0.52%) Drupal
13 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.26%) Moodle
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.26%) WinCC
Applications
1 31 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.60%) MS Office
3 5 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.30%) AutoCAD
3 5 (1.30%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (1.04%) SPSS
5 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.34%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (2.08%) Magento
4 7 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (1.56%) assyst
6 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.52%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.26%) Maximo
7 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.26%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.82%) SaaS
2 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.56%) GitHub
4 5 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.04%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.26%) Office 365
7 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.49%) Ethernet
2 20 (5.19%) Internet
3 17 (4.42%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.34%) DNS
4 9 (2.34%) LAN
5 8 (2.08%) WAN
6 7 (1.82%) SAN
7 6 (1.56%) WLAN
7 6 (1.56%) Wireshark
8 5 (1.30%) BIG-IP
8 5 (1.30%) VLAN
8 5 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (1.30%) Junos
8 5 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (1.30%) NX-OS
8 5 (1.30%) HTTP
8 5 (1.30%) RIP
8 5 (1.30%) CTI
8 5 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 63 (16.36%) Relational Database
3 35 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 31 (8.05%) MySQL
5 10 (2.60%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (1.82%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.78%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.78%) Text Mining
10 2 (0.52%) Datomic
10 2 (0.52%) VLDB
10 2 (0.52%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 32 (8.31%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.01%) Visual Studio
3 24 (6.23%) Subversion
4 14 (3.64%) Selenium
5 10 (2.60%) JUnit
6 5 (1.30%) Maven
6 5 (1.30%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.04%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.78%) JIRA
8 3 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.78%) PHPUnit
8 3 (0.78%) Ranorex
8 3 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.52%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.52%) VectorCAST
9 2 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.52%) MorphX
9 2 (0.52%) JMeter
10 1 (0.26%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.26%) Ant
General
1 76 (19.74%) Finance
2 30 (7.79%) Electronics
3 25 (6.49%) Banking
4 11 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.60%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.08%) Retail
7 7 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.82%) German Language
8 6 (1.56%) Marketing
9 5 (1.30%) French Language
9 5 (1.30%) Polish Language
9 5 (1.30%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.04%) Avionics
11 3 (0.78%) Legal
11 3 (0.78%) Military
12 2 (0.52%) Games
12 2 (0.52%) Front Office
12 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 151 (39.22%) Developer
2 77 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 59 (15.32%) Analyst
4 42 (10.91%) Java Developer
5 36 (9.35%) Software Developer
6 33 (8.57%) .NET Developer
7 29 (7.53%) Graduate
8 25 (6.49%) Junior
9 22 (5.71%) Senior Developer
10 19 (4.94%) Test Analyst
11 18 (4.68%) Tester
12 13 (3.38%) Security Analyst
13 12 (3.12%) Business Analyst
13 12 (3.12%) Senior Java Developer
14 11 (2.86%) Graduate Developer
14 11 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (2.86%) C# Developer
14 11 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
14 11 (2.86%) Automation Tester
15 10 (2.60%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (32.73%) .NET
2 71 (18.44%) HTML
3 58 (15.06%) ASP.NET
4 54 (14.03%) CSS
5 49 (12.73%) Web Services
6 32 (8.31%) XML
6 32 (8.31%) jQuery
7 30 (7.79%) JSP
7 30 (7.79%) Servlets
8 26 (6.75%) WPF
9 24 (6.23%) Java EE
10 22 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (5.45%) Qt
11 21 (5.45%) AngularJS
12 20 (5.19%) NHibernate
13 19 (4.94%) .NET Framework
13 19 (4.94%) SOAP
14 18 (4.68%) STL
14 18 (4.68%) MFC
14 18 (4.68%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 83 (21.56%) Mathematics
2 65 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (13.51%) Physics
4 24 (6.23%) User Experience
5 22 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 19 (4.94%) Visualisation
7 17 (4.42%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (3.38%) CUDA
8 13 (3.38%) GIS
9 9 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.34%) Algorithms
10 8 (2.08%) Cryptography
11 7 (1.82%) SCADA
12 6 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (1.30%) Statistics
13 5 (1.30%) Data Integration
14 4 (1.04%) Market Risk
14 4 (1.04%) Artificial Intelligence
14 4 (1.04%) Neural Network
14 4 (1.04%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 69 (17.92%) Linux
2 54 (14.03%) Windows
3 39 (10.13%) UNIX
4 30 (7.79%) Android
5 20 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (4.68%) Debian
7 13 (3.38%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.82%) Windows Phone
8 7 (1.82%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.30%) Solaris
10 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.78%) AIX
11 3 (0.78%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.52%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (40.78%) Software Engineering
3 81 (21.04%) SDLC
4 68 (17.66%) OO
5 62 (16.10%) TDD
6 50 (12.99%) Scrum
7 48 (12.47%) MVC
8 39 (10.13%) Automated Testing
9 36 (9.35%) Project Management
10 33 (8.57%) Software Architecture
11 30 (7.79%) Mentoring
11 30 (7.79%) OOP
12 26 (6.75%) Software Testing
12 26 (6.75%) Unit Testing
13 24 (6.23%) Waterfall
14 23 (5.97%) Business Analysis
15 20 (5.19%) CRM
16 19 (4.94%) Performance Testing
16 19 (4.94%) Linear Algebra
17 18 (4.68%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 120 (31.17%) C#
2 117 (30.39%) Java
3 100 (25.97%) SQL
4 83 (21.56%) JavaScript
5 67 (17.40%) C++
6 41 (10.65%) Python
7 39 (10.13%) C
8 31 (8.05%) Perl
9 23 (5.97%) PL/SQL
10 18 (4.68%) PHP
10 18 (4.68%) VC++
11 17 (4.42%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.08%) Assembly Language
12 8 (2.08%) MATLAB
12 8 (2.08%) Ruby
13 5 (1.30%) R
14 4 (1.04%) VBA
15 3 (0.78%) VB
15 3 (0.78%) Lisp
15 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 335 (87.01%) Degree
2 11 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.86%) PhD
2 11 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.34%) CISA
3 9 (2.34%) CISM
3 9 (2.34%) CISSP
3 9 (2.34%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.08%) ISEB
5 6 (1.56%) MBA
6 4 (1.04%) HND
7 3 (0.78%) CCNP
7 3 (0.78%) CCNA
7 3 (0.78%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.78%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.52%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.52%) PMP
8 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (12.21%) QA
2 6 (1.56%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.56%) COBIT
3 5 (1.30%) ISO 9002
3 5 (1.30%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.78%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.26%) DO-254
5 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.52%) Xen
4 1 (0.26%) NFS
4 1 (0.26%) Firmware
4 1 (0.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (0.78%) Puppet
1 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 70 (18.18%) Oracle
2 67 (17.40%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.38%) Cisco
4 9 (2.34%) Sybase
5 8 (2.08%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.82%) Zend
6 7 (1.82%) SAP
6 7 (1.82%) VMware
7 6 (1.56%) Siemens
7 6 (1.56%) Allen-Bradley
8 5 (1.30%) T-Plan
8 5 (1.30%) F5
8 5 (1.30%) Sun
8 5 (1.30%) Juniper
9 4 (1.04%) Veeam
9 4 (1.04%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.78%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.78%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.78%) Informatica
10 3 (0.78%) Hyland
Dundee, Angus
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum including benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Westhill
Blue Town Online
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Inverness
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Salary: £17500 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Inverness
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Salary: £17500 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago