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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 30 30 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 224 182 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.00% 5.97% 4.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.41% 19.91% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 168 129 105
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1046 914 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.01% 30.00% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 662 588 539
Average salary £41,500 £41,247 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.61% +3.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +7 116 £40,000 +6.66% 18
Glasgow -2 79 £42,000 -14.28% 14
Aberdeen -4 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Dundee +9 5 £27,500 -
West Lothian - 5 - -
Fife +1 2 £29,000 +65.71%
Renfrewshire - 2 £40,000 -
Stirling -20 1 £29,000 -
Ayrshire - 1 £42,500 -
Highlands - 1 £25,000 -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 384 (86.88%) Degree
2 220 (49.77%) Java
3 166 (37.56%) Software Engineering
4 165 (37.33%) C++
5 150 (33.94%) Mathematics
6 138 (31.22%) C#
7 128 (28.96%) Finance
8 113 (25.57%) Linux
9 110 (24.89%) OO
10 100 (22.62%) .NET
10 100 (22.62%) Physics
11 91 (20.59%) HTML
12 88 (19.91%) JavaScript
13 79 (17.87%) Agile Software Development
14 78 (17.65%) SQL
15 73 (16.52%) Risk Management
16 71 (16.06%) Banking
17 70 (15.84%) CSS
18 68 (15.38%) SQL Server
19 66 (14.93%) UNIX
19 66 (14.93%) Windows
20 63 (14.25%) Grid Computing
20 63 (14.25%) Market Risk
21 62 (14.03%) Python
22 53 (11.99%) Perl
22 53 (11.99%) jQuery
23 51 (11.54%) Games
24 50 (11.31%) C
24 50 (11.31%) Oracle
25 47 (10.63%) Financial Institution

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 28 (6.33%) Tomcat
2 24 (5.43%) Apache
3 11 (2.49%) Lotus Domino
4 8 (1.81%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.81%) SAS
4 8 (1.81%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.81%) Node.js
5 6 (1.36%) CMS
5 6 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.90%) NetWeaver
6 4 (0.90%) SAP Portal
7 3 (0.68%) nginx
7 3 (0.68%) Drupal
8 2 (0.45%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.23%) WordPress
9 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (5.20%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.58%) MS Office
3 4 (0.90%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.49%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.13%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (1.13%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 5 (1.13%) Oracle iProcurement
3 5 (1.13%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (1.13%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.13%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (1.13%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.23%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.23%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Office 365
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.24%) Internet
2 16 (3.62%) Ethernet
3 10 (2.26%) Firewall
4 9 (2.04%) HTTP
5 8 (1.81%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.81%) Wireshark
5 8 (1.81%) tcpdump
6 6 (1.36%) Network Security
6 6 (1.36%) SSH
7 5 (1.13%) Wireless
8 4 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.90%) RNC
8 4 (0.90%) HSPA
8 4 (0.90%) LTE
8 4 (0.90%) Software-Defined Radio
8 4 (0.90%) FTP
8 4 (0.90%) LDAP
8 4 (0.90%) 3GPP
8 4 (0.90%) UMTS
9 3 (0.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.14%) Relational Database
3 26 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 18 (4.07%) MySQL
5 14 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.71%) Big Data
7 9 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.36%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.36%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.13%) OLTP
10 5 (1.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.90%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 41 (9.28%) Visual Studio
2 38 (8.60%) Subversion
3 25 (5.66%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.49%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.58%) JUnit
5 7 (1.58%) NCrunch
6 6 (1.36%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.36%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.13%) JIRA
7 5 (1.13%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (1.13%) Jasmine
7 5 (1.13%) RSpec
8 4 (0.90%) WinDbg
8 4 (0.90%) NWDI
8 4 (0.90%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.68%) Ant
9 3 (0.68%) Maven
9 3 (0.68%) Gradle
General
1 128 (28.96%) Finance
2 71 (16.06%) Banking
3 51 (11.54%) Games
4 47 (10.63%) Financial Institution
5 46 (10.41%) Investment Banking
6 21 (4.75%) Electronics
7 14 (3.17%) Marketing
8 10 (2.26%) French Language
9 9 (2.04%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.81%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.58%) Front Office
12 5 (1.13%) Automotive
12 5 (1.13%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.45%) Military
13 2 (0.45%) Retail
14 1 (0.23%) Billing
14 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.23%) Law
14 1 (0.23%) Legal
14 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 212 (47.96%) Developer
2 104 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 97 (21.95%) Java Developer
4 62 (14.03%) Software Developer
5 49 (11.09%) Senior Developer
6 42 (9.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 36 (8.14%) Junior
8 30 (6.79%) Analyst
9 27 (6.11%) C++ Developer
9 27 (6.11%) C# Developer
10 22 (4.98%) Senior Software Engineer
11 21 (4.75%) Graduate
11 21 (4.75%) Junior Developer
12 20 (4.52%) C++ Software Developer
13 19 (4.30%) Senior Software Developer
14 18 (4.07%) Java Software Developer
15 16 (3.62%) Senior C++ Developer
15 16 (3.62%) Senior Java Software Developer
15 16 (3.62%) C++/Java Developer
16 15 (3.39%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (22.62%) .NET
2 91 (20.59%) HTML
3 70 (15.84%) CSS
4 53 (11.99%) jQuery
5 44 (9.95%) XML
6 37 (8.37%) WPF
7 35 (7.92%) ASP.NET
8 33 (7.47%) HTML5
9 29 (6.56%) Web Services
10 24 (5.43%) Hibernate
11 23 (5.20%) Spring
12 22 (4.98%) CSS3
12 22 (4.98%) NHibernate
13 20 (4.52%) Qt
14 19 (4.30%) Servlets
14 19 (4.30%) J2EE
15 18 (4.07%) OpenGL
16 16 (3.62%) MFC
16 16 (3.62%) STL
16 16 (3.62%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 150 (33.94%) Mathematics
2 100 (22.62%) Physics
3 63 (14.25%) Market Risk
3 63 (14.25%) Grid Computing
4 40 (9.05%) Management Information System
5 23 (5.20%) Visualisation
6 16 (3.62%) CUDA
7 13 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.71%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.71%) Artificial Intelligence
9 9 (2.04%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.81%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.81%) Open Source
10 8 (1.81%) Online Games
11 6 (1.36%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.13%) Reference Data
12 5 (1.13%) Blog
12 5 (1.13%) Statistics
12 5 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.90%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 113 (25.57%) Linux
2 66 (14.93%) UNIX
2 66 (14.93%) Windows
3 23 (5.20%) Android
4 16 (3.62%) Apple iOS
5 14 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.04%) AIX
7 8 (1.81%) Fedora
7 8 (1.81%) CentOS
8 7 (1.58%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.36%) Debian
9 6 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.13%) Solaris
11 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.68%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (37.56%) Software Engineering
2 110 (24.89%) OO
3 79 (17.87%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (16.52%) Risk Management
5 45 (10.18%) Investment Management
6 43 (9.73%) MVC
6 43 (9.73%) Automated Testing
7 42 (9.50%) Web Development
8 37 (8.37%) OOP
9 35 (7.92%) Project Management
10 34 (7.69%) TDD
11 31 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (6.11%) ITIL
13 25 (5.66%) Unit Testing
14 24 (5.43%) OOD
15 23 (5.20%) Workflow
15 23 (5.20%) Information Security
16 21 (4.75%) Incident Management
16 21 (4.75%) Scrum
16 21 (4.75%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 220 (49.77%) Java
2 165 (37.33%) C++
3 138 (31.22%) C#
4 88 (19.91%) JavaScript
5 78 (17.65%) SQL
6 62 (14.03%) Python
7 53 (11.99%) Perl
8 50 (11.31%) C
9 31 (7.01%) Ruby
10 23 (5.20%) PL/SQL
11 16 (3.62%) VC++
11 16 (3.62%) Objective-C
12 15 (3.39%) PHP
13 13 (2.94%) CoffeeScript
14 9 (2.04%) Scala
15 8 (1.81%) Lisp
16 6 (1.36%) ActionScript
17 5 (1.13%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.13%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 384 (86.88%) Degree
2 38 (8.60%) PhD
3 19 (4.30%) Postgraduate
4 12 (2.71%) ISEB
5 10 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.04%) PMP
6 9 (2.04%) PMI Certification
7 8 (1.81%) MCITP
8 6 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.13%) OCP
9 5 (1.13%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (1.13%) MBA
10 4 (0.90%) GIAC
10 4 (0.90%) GCIA
10 4 (0.90%) GSEC
10 4 (0.90%) GCIH
10 4 (0.90%) GWAPT
10 4 (0.90%) GPEN
10 4 (0.90%) OSCP
10 4 (0.90%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.75%) QA
2 16 (3.62%) SLA
3 6 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.13%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.90%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) BS25999
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (1.36%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.90%) Snort
4 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.13%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.23%) SCCM
4 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (11.31%) Oracle
2 41 (9.28%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.71%) Adobe
3 12 (2.71%) Lotus
3 12 (2.71%) Dell
4 6 (1.36%) JBoss
5 5 (1.13%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (1.13%) SAP
5 5 (1.13%) Perforce
5 5 (1.13%) VMware
5 5 (1.13%) FrontRange
5 5 (1.13%) Twitter
6 4 (0.90%) Tableau
6 4 (0.90%) Atmel
6 4 (0.90%) Typemock
6 4 (0.90%) Red Gate
6 4 (0.90%) Sybase
6 4 (0.90%) Cisco
7 3 (0.68%) HP
8 2 (0.45%) Iron Speed
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus guaranteed, 30 days hol
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Centre
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £40k depending on level of experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum £38-50k plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Creative Personnel
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Skyscanner
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Skyscanner
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Skyscanner
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago