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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 39 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 137 165 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.41% 5.03% 6.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.20% 11.97% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 67 108 176
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,350 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £61,000
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
965 1379 1353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.11% 42.03% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 551 816 869
Median salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -5 57 £33,050 -22.23% 5
Edinburgh +2 49 £48,750 +39.28% 16
Dumfries and Galloway - 8 - -
Fife +7 7 £27,500 -
Dundee +9 4 £32,500 +8.33%
West Lothian -1 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Aberdeen -1 4 £45,000 +69.81%
North Lanarkshire - 2 £45,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 304 (91.84%) Degree
2 172 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (46.22%) C#
4 123 (37.16%) .NET
5 109 (32.93%) JavaScript
5 109 (32.93%) SQL Server
6 106 (32.02%) Software Engineering
7 89 (26.89%) Oracle
8 81 (24.47%) Java
9 79 (23.87%) SQL
9 79 (23.87%) Finance
10 68 (20.54%) HTML
10 68 (20.54%) jQuery
11 67 (20.24%) Microsoft
12 57 (17.22%) .NET Framework
13 56 (16.92%) MVC
14 55 (16.62%) OO
14 55 (16.62%) TDD
15 53 (16.01%) CSS
15 53 (16.01%) Scrum
16 52 (15.71%) MS Excel
16 52 (15.71%) Mathematics
16 52 (15.71%) BDD
17 51 (15.41%) SDLC
18 44 (13.29%) Data Integration
18 44 (13.29%) C++
19 43 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
20 42 (12.69%) Mentoring
20 42 (12.69%) ASP.NET
21 41 (12.39%) Continuous Delivery

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 10 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.72%) Apache
3 7 (2.11%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.11%) SAS
4 5 (1.51%) Umbraco
4 5 (1.51%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.21%) CMS
6 3 (0.91%) JBoss
6 3 (0.91%) NetWeaver
6 3 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.30%) Confluence
8 1 (0.30%) Drupal
8 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.30%) IIS
8 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 52 (15.71%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.93%) MS Office
3 10 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.21%) MS Project
5 3 (0.91%) Stata
6 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.30%) Revit
7 1 (0.30%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) nopCommerce
2 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Magento
3 1 (0.30%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.60%) GitHub
3 2 (0.60%) Office 365
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.72%) Firewall
2 6 (1.81%) IPsec
2 6 (1.81%) Network Security
2 6 (1.81%) VPN
3 4 (1.21%) DHCP
3 4 (1.21%) DNS
3 4 (1.21%) Wireless
4 3 (0.91%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.91%) Internet
4 3 (0.91%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.60%) CTI
5 2 (0.60%) HTTP
5 2 (0.60%) LAN
5 2 (0.60%) SAN
5 2 (0.60%) WAN
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.30%) RS-232
6 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (32.93%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.16%) MySQL
3 22 (6.65%) Big Data
4 12 (3.63%) Hadoop
5 10 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.72%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.81%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.81%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.81%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.81%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.51%) GIS
9 5 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.91%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (6.04%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.83%) Selenium
3 12 (3.63%) Subversion
4 10 (3.02%) JIRA
4 10 (3.02%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.11%) JBehave
6 7 (2.11%) Maven
7 6 (1.81%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.51%) FitNesse
9 4 (1.21%) Bower
9 4 (1.21%) Bugzilla
9 4 (1.21%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.21%) Grunt
9 4 (1.21%) JUnit
9 4 (1.21%) MSTest
9 4 (1.21%) RSpec
10 3 (0.91%) PowerBuilder
10 3 (0.91%) PVCS
11 2 (0.60%) NUnit
General
1 79 (23.87%) Finance
2 27 (8.16%) Banking
3 15 (4.53%) Investment Banking
4 14 (4.23%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.63%) Games
6 9 (2.72%) Legal
7 8 (2.42%) Electronics
8 7 (2.11%) Retail
9 6 (1.81%) Local Government
10 5 (1.51%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.51%) Law
10 5 (1.51%) Military
10 5 (1.51%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.21%) Marketing
12 3 (0.91%) Front Office
13 2 (0.60%) Advertising
13 2 (0.60%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 148 (44.71%) Developer
2 57 (17.22%) .NET Developer
3 37 (11.18%) C# Developer
4 36 (10.88%) Analyst
5 34 (10.27%) Software Engineer
6 26 (7.85%) Java Developer
7 25 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 24 (7.25%) Junior
8 24 (7.25%) Senior Developer
9 21 (6.34%) Agile Developer
9 21 (6.34%) Graduate
10 20 (6.04%) Agile .NET Developer
10 20 (6.04%) Development Manager
11 19 (5.74%) Application Development Manager
11 19 (5.74%) Applications Development Manager
11 19 (5.74%) Applications Manager
12 16 (4.83%) Software Developer
13 15 (4.53%) Consultant
14 11 (3.32%) Lead Developer
14 11 (3.32%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (37.16%) .NET
2 68 (20.54%) HTML
2 68 (20.54%) jQuery
3 57 (17.22%) .NET Framework
4 53 (16.01%) CSS
5 42 (12.69%) ASP.NET
6 36 (10.88%) AngularJS
7 33 (9.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 30 (9.06%) HTML5
9 26 (7.85%) Node.js
10 21 (6.34%) Ajax
11 18 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (4.83%) Web Services
13 15 (4.53%) WCF
14 14 (4.23%) Spring
15 12 (3.63%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (3.02%) CSS3
17 9 (2.72%) Hibernate
18 8 (2.42%) React
19 7 (2.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 52 (15.71%) Mathematics
2 44 (13.29%) Data Integration
3 43 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (9.97%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.23%) Physics
6 10 (3.02%) Statistics
6 10 (3.02%) User Experience
7 9 (2.72%) Derivative
8 7 (2.11%) Economics
8 7 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.11%) Psychology
9 6 (1.81%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.81%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.51%) Applied Mathematics
10 5 (1.51%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.51%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (1.51%) VHDL
11 4 (1.21%) CESG
11 4 (1.21%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.85%) Windows
2 20 (6.04%) Linux
3 10 (3.02%) Unix
4 9 (2.72%) Android
5 7 (2.11%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (32.02%) Software Engineering
3 56 (16.92%) MVC
4 55 (16.62%) OO
4 55 (16.62%) TDD
5 53 (16.01%) Scrum
6 52 (15.71%) BDD
7 51 (15.41%) SDLC
8 42 (12.69%) Mentoring
9 41 (12.39%) Continuous Delivery
9 41 (12.39%) DevOps
10 39 (11.78%) Project Management
11 37 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (7.85%) Service Delivery
13 24 (7.25%) ATDD
13 24 (7.25%) Coaching
14 22 (6.65%) Mobile Development
14 22 (6.65%) Refactoring
14 22 (6.65%) Web Development
15 20 (6.04%) Planning Poker
Programming Languages
1 153 (46.22%) C#
2 109 (32.93%) JavaScript
3 81 (24.47%) Java
4 79 (23.87%) SQL
5 44 (13.29%) C++
6 30 (9.06%) Python
7 24 (7.25%) C
8 18 (5.44%) PHP
9 15 (4.53%) VB
10 14 (4.23%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.93%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.42%) Fortran
13 7 (2.11%) Ruby
14 6 (1.81%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.51%) Perl
16 4 (1.21%) R
16 4 (1.21%) Scala
16 4 (1.21%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 304 (91.84%) Degree
2 7 (2.11%) CISSP
3 6 (1.81%) CISA
3 6 (1.81%) CISM
3 6 (1.81%) ISEB
3 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.81%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.51%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.51%) MCSE
5 4 (1.21%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (1.21%) CLAS
6 3 (0.91%) CCNA
6 3 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.60%) CCNP
7 2 (0.60%) HND
7 2 (0.60%) PCI QSA
7 2 (0.60%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.30%) GCIA
8 1 (0.30%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.88%) QA
2 7 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.60%) COBIT
5 2 (0.60%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.51%) Firmware
2 3 (0.91%) vSphere
2 3 (0.91%) XenApp
3 2 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.30%) Docker
4 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.30%) Squid
4 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.81%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.30%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 89 (26.89%) Oracle
2 67 (20.24%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.32%) Xamarin
4 10 (3.02%) Cognizant
5 9 (2.72%) Cisco
5 9 (2.72%) Informatica
6 6 (1.81%) F5
6 6 (1.81%) Juniper
6 6 (1.81%) Nimsoft
7 5 (1.51%) SAP
7 5 (1.51%) Siemens
8 4 (1.21%) IBM
9 3 (0.91%) Citrix
9 3 (0.91%) Greenplum
9 3 (0.91%) Intel Security
9 3 (0.91%) Tableau
9 3 (0.91%) Terracotta
9 3 (0.91%) VMware
10 2 (0.60%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.60%) Splunk
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