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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 27 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 213 179 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.19% 5.78% 6.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.79% 16.26% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 132 122 157
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +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
1349 1101 1213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.51% 35.53% 36.91%
Number of salaries quoted 799 675 731
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,634 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +11 82 £41,385 +7.49% 11
Glasgow 0 74 £33,500 -16.25% 18
Dundee -3 17 £40,000 +6.66%
East Lothian - 12 £40,500 -
Aberdeen +17 9 £50,000 +38.88%
Stirling +13 8 £42,000 +40.00%
Fife +9 8 £28,500 -8.06%
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 315 (87.26%) Degree
2 144 (39.89%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (31.58%) .NET
4 100 (27.70%) Software Engineering
5 99 (27.42%) JavaScript
6 98 (27.15%) SQL
7 97 (26.87%) Java
7 97 (26.87%) C#
8 87 (24.10%) OO
9 80 (22.16%) Microsoft
10 78 (21.61%) HTML
11 76 (21.05%) MS Excel
12 72 (19.94%) Linux
13 69 (19.11%) SQL Server
14 63 (17.45%) CSS
15 58 (16.07%) Relational Database
16 57 (15.79%) ASP.NET
17 56 (15.51%) Mathematics
18 54 (14.96%) Oracle
18 54 (14.96%) C++
19 48 (13.30%) Windows
20 45 (12.47%) Finance
21 44 (12.19%) Python
21 44 (12.19%) Mentoring
22 43 (11.91%) Scrum
23 42 (11.63%) MVC
23 42 (11.63%) SDLC
24 40 (11.08%) Web Services
25 38 (10.53%) MySQL
26 37 (10.25%) Project Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 25 (6.93%) Apache
1 25 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.99%) Tomcat
3 15 (4.16%) Drupal
4 13 (3.60%) Node.js
5 11 (3.05%) Joomla!
5 11 (3.05%) SAS
6 10 (2.77%) Apache ServiceMix
7 8 (2.22%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.94%) JBoss
9 5 (1.39%) CMS
9 5 (1.39%) IIS
10 4 (1.11%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (1.11%) Umbraco
10 4 (1.11%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 76 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.94%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Revit
4 1 (0.28%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (3.05%) osCommerce
2 3 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.49%) GitHub
2 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.11%) SaaS
5 2 (0.55%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.31%) Internet
2 11 (3.05%) Firewall
3 7 (1.94%) Network Security
3 7 (1.94%) SAN
3 7 (1.94%) Wireless
4 6 (1.66%) DNS
5 5 (1.39%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.11%) BGP
6 4 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.11%) DHCP
7 3 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.83%) LAN
7 3 (0.83%) VLAN
7 3 (0.83%) VoIP
7 3 (0.83%) WAN
8 2 (0.55%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.55%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (0.55%) HTTP
8 2 (0.55%) RIP
8 2 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (19.11%) SQL Server
2 58 (16.07%) Relational Database
3 38 (10.53%) MySQL
4 25 (6.93%) RDBMS
5 14 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (3.05%) Big Data
8 9 (2.49%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.49%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.22%) Data Mining
9 8 (2.22%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.94%) GIS
10 7 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.39%) MSDE
12 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (7.20%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.32%) Subversion
3 10 (2.77%) Maven
4 9 (2.49%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.49%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.22%) JUnit
5 8 (2.22%) Selenium
5 8 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.66%) JIRA
7 4 (1.11%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.11%) JBehave
7 4 (1.11%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.83%) Ant
8 3 (0.83%) Gradle
8 3 (0.83%) Xcode
9 2 (0.55%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.55%) Grunt
9 2 (0.55%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.55%) Robot Framework
General
1 45 (12.47%) Finance
2 24 (6.65%) Games
3 14 (3.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (3.05%) Banking
5 8 (2.22%) Electronics
6 6 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.39%) Legal
8 4 (1.11%) Law
9 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.83%) Marketing
10 2 (0.55%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.28%) Retail
11 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (44.60%) Developer
2 59 (16.34%) Software Engineer
3 46 (12.74%) .NET Developer
4 34 (9.42%) Analyst
5 32 (8.86%) C# Developer
6 30 (8.31%) Senior Developer
7 27 (7.48%) Java Developer
8 26 (7.20%) Web Developer
9 25 (6.93%) Software Developer
10 17 (4.71%) Senior Software Engineer
11 15 (4.16%) C# Software Engineer
12 14 (3.88%) Java Engineer
13 13 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 13 (3.60%) Junior
13 13 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
13 13 (3.60%) Senior Technologist
13 13 (3.60%) SQL Developer
13 13 (3.60%) Technologist
14 12 (3.32%) Applications Support
14 12 (3.32%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (31.58%) .NET
2 78 (21.61%) HTML
3 63 (17.45%) CSS
4 57 (15.79%) ASP.NET
5 40 (11.08%) Web Services
6 37 (10.25%) AngularJS
7 29 (8.03%) HTML5
8 26 (7.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (6.93%) XML
10 24 (6.65%) Ajax
11 22 (6.09%) jQuery
12 18 (4.99%) LAMP
13 16 (4.43%) JSON
13 16 (4.43%) JSP
14 15 (4.16%) Servlets
14 15 (4.16%) SOAP
15 14 (3.88%) CGI
15 14 (3.88%) NHibernate
16 13 (3.60%) J2EE
16 13 (3.60%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.51%) Mathematics
2 37 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (9.70%) Physics
4 18 (4.99%) User Experience
5 12 (3.32%) Wiki
6 11 (3.05%) Biotechnology
6 11 (3.05%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.77%) Statistics
8 9 (2.49%) Life Science
9 8 (2.22%) Algorithms
9 8 (2.22%) Digital Media
9 8 (2.22%) Internet of Things
10 7 (1.94%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.94%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.66%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.66%) Mobile Games
12 5 (1.39%) Data Extraction
13 3 (0.83%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.83%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 72 (19.94%) Linux
2 48 (13.30%) Windows
3 22 (6.09%) Unix
4 21 (5.82%) Android
5 19 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 15 (4.16%) Debian
6 15 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (4.16%) Windows Server
7 13 (3.60%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.94%) Solaris
9 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.83%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (39.89%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (27.70%) Software Engineering
3 87 (24.10%) OO
4 44 (12.19%) Mentoring
5 43 (11.91%) Scrum
6 42 (11.63%) MVC
6 42 (11.63%) SDLC
7 37 (10.25%) Project Management
7 37 (10.25%) TDD
8 36 (9.97%) Open Source
9 26 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (6.93%) Automated Testing
11 23 (6.37%) High Availability
12 21 (5.82%) Mobile Development
12 21 (5.82%) SOA
13 20 (5.54%) Web Development
14 16 (4.43%) OOD
14 16 (4.43%) Unit Testing
15 15 (4.16%) PRINCE2
16 14 (3.88%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (27.42%) JavaScript
2 98 (27.15%) SQL
3 97 (26.87%) C#
3 97 (26.87%) Java
4 54 (14.96%) C++
5 44 (12.19%) Python
6 31 (8.59%) Perl
7 26 (7.20%) PHP
8 23 (6.37%) C
9 16 (4.43%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.77%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.22%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.66%) VB
13 5 (1.39%) Ruby
13 5 (1.39%) Scala
14 4 (1.11%) sed
15 3 (0.83%) Ada
15 3 (0.83%) Delphi
15 3 (0.83%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 315 (87.26%) Degree
2 11 (3.05%) HND
2 11 (3.05%) MCP
2 11 (3.05%) MCSE
2 11 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.66%) MBA
4 5 (1.39%) ISEB
4 5 (1.39%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.11%) CCNP
5 4 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.83%) PhD
7 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.55%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.28%) CCIE
8 1 (0.28%) CCNA
8 1 (0.28%) CISSP
8 1 (0.28%) GIAC
8 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.28%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.88%) QA
2 6 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.83%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.83%) VMware Server
3 2 (0.55%) Firmware
3 2 (0.55%) vSphere
4 1 (0.28%) Squid
4 1 (0.28%) Xen
4 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.66%) Puppet
2 3 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.55%) SCCM
4 1 (0.28%) Ansible
4 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 80 (22.16%) Microsoft
2 54 (14.96%) Oracle
3 17 (4.71%) Google
4 15 (4.16%) Red Hat
5 14 (3.88%) Facebook
6 12 (3.32%) Informatica
7 11 (3.05%) Charles River
8 10 (2.77%) Cegedim Rx
8 10 (2.77%) DevExpress
9 8 (2.22%) VMware
9 8 (2.22%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.66%) Cisco
10 6 (1.66%) SAP
11 5 (1.39%) Citrix
12 4 (1.11%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.11%) Terracotta
13 3 (0.83%) F5
13 3 (0.83%) HP
13 3 (0.83%) Iron Speed
13 3 (0.83%) Twitter
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Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £35000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Glasgow Area
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Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 48k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
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Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
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Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum
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Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
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Salary: £36000.00 - £37000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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