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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 164 192 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.89% 5.86% 6.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.25% 14.22% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83 145 172
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £51,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1151 1350 1353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.33% 41.21% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 601 836 880
Median salary £43,000 £41,250 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.24% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +9 86 £40,000 -5.32% 4
Edinburgh -16 44 £47,500 +32.86% 9
Fife +5 8 £23,500 -
Aberdeen +6 7 £46,250 +42.30%
Dundee +8 6 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Dumfries and Galloway - 5 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 3 £60,000 -
West Lothian -8 2 £35,000 -12.50%
North Lanarkshire - 2 £45,000 -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 321 (88.92%) Degree
2 180 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (43.49%) C#
4 141 (39.06%) .NET
5 122 (33.80%) JavaScript
6 118 (32.69%) SQL Server
7 113 (31.30%) Software Engineering
8 94 (26.04%) Finance
9 88 (24.38%) Oracle
10 83 (22.99%) SQL
11 79 (21.88%) Java
12 76 (21.05%) HTML
13 71 (19.67%) Microsoft
14 64 (17.73%) MS Excel
15 63 (17.45%) jQuery
16 61 (16.90%) .NET Framework
17 59 (16.34%) OO
17 59 (16.34%) CSS
18 58 (16.07%) Scrum
19 56 (15.51%) TDD
20 55 (15.24%) BDD
21 53 (14.68%) MVC
22 52 (14.40%) Mathematics
23 51 (14.13%) SDLC
24 48 (13.30%) Project Management
25 45 (12.47%) ASP.NET
26 44 (12.19%) Data Integration
27 43 (11.91%) Mentoring
27 43 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
28 42 (11.63%) DevOps

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 13 (3.60%) SAS
1 13 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.77%) Apache Spark
3 9 (2.49%) Apache
4 6 (1.66%) Drupal
5 5 (1.39%) Joomla!
5 5 (1.39%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.11%) CMS
7 3 (0.83%) JBoss
8 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.28%) Confluence
9 1 (0.28%) IIS
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 64 (17.73%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (3.05%) MS Office
4 6 (1.66%) Stata
5 3 (0.83%) MS Project
6 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.28%) Revit
7 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) osCommerce
2 4 (1.11%) nopCommerce
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.55%) Magento
3 2 (0.55%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) GitHub
2 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.49%) Firewall
2 6 (1.66%) IPsec
2 6 (1.66%) Network Security
2 6 (1.66%) VPN
3 4 (1.11%) DHCP
3 4 (1.11%) DNS
3 4 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.11%) Wireless
4 3 (0.83%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.83%) Internet
5 2 (0.55%) CTI
5 2 (0.55%) HTTP
5 2 (0.55%) LAN
5 2 (0.55%) RS-232
5 2 (0.55%) SAN
5 2 (0.55%) WAN
6 1 (0.28%) FWSM
6 1 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.28%) RS-485
6 1 (0.28%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.93%) Big Data
3 23 (6.37%) MySQL
4 16 (4.43%) Relational Database
5 14 (3.88%) Hadoop
6 13 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.49%) GIS
8 9 (2.49%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.22%) Data Mining
9 8 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.94%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.94%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.11%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.83%) Spatial Data
13 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (4.71%) Selenium
2 15 (4.16%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.60%) Subversion
4 10 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (2.49%) JIRA
5 9 (2.49%) Maven
5 9 (2.49%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.94%) JBehave
7 6 (1.66%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.66%) JUnit
8 5 (1.39%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.39%) FitNesse
9 4 (1.11%) Bower
9 4 (1.11%) Grunt
9 4 (1.11%) MSTest
9 4 (1.11%) RSpec
10 3 (0.83%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.83%) Gradle
10 3 (0.83%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (0.55%) NUnit
General
1 94 (26.04%) Finance
2 33 (9.14%) Banking
3 19 (5.26%) Retail
4 18 (4.99%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.88%) Games
5 14 (3.88%) Local Government
6 10 (2.77%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.49%) Electronics
8 8 (2.22%) Legal
9 7 (1.94%) Marketing
10 5 (1.39%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.39%) Military
10 5 (1.39%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.11%) Law
12 3 (0.83%) Front Office
13 2 (0.55%) Avionics
13 2 (0.55%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.28%) Advertising
14 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 164 (45.43%) Developer
2 65 (18.01%) .NET Developer
3 43 (11.91%) Analyst
4 37 (10.25%) C# Developer
5 36 (9.97%) Software Engineer
6 31 (8.59%) Graduate
7 28 (7.76%) Junior
8 26 (7.20%) Senior Developer
9 24 (6.65%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (6.09%) Agile Developer
11 21 (5.82%) Agile .NET Developer
11 21 (5.82%) Java Developer
12 20 (5.54%) Development Manager
13 19 (5.26%) Application Development Manager
13 19 (5.26%) Applications Development Manager
13 19 (5.26%) Applications Manager
14 18 (4.99%) Consultant
15 17 (4.71%) Software Developer
16 15 (4.16%) Web Developer
17 14 (3.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (39.06%) .NET
2 76 (21.05%) HTML
3 63 (17.45%) jQuery
4 61 (16.90%) .NET Framework
5 59 (16.34%) CSS
6 45 (12.47%) ASP.NET
7 38 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 36 (9.97%) HTML5
9 31 (8.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 30 (8.31%) Node.js
11 23 (6.37%) Ajax
12 22 (6.09%) Web Services
13 19 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (4.99%) WCF
15 17 (4.71%) Spring
16 14 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (3.60%) CSS3
18 9 (2.49%) Entity Framework
18 9 (2.49%) React
19 8 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.40%) Mathematics
2 44 (12.19%) Data Integration
3 43 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (9.97%) Management Information System
5 20 (5.54%) Physics
6 14 (3.88%) Economics
7 13 (3.60%) Psychology
7 13 (3.60%) Statistics
8 10 (2.77%) User Experience
9 9 (2.49%) Derivative
9 9 (2.49%) Wiki
10 6 (1.66%) Applied Mathematics
10 6 (1.66%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.66%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.66%) Informatics
10 6 (1.66%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.39%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (1.39%) VHDL
12 4 (1.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.09%) Linux
2 21 (5.82%) Windows
3 9 (2.49%) Android
3 9 (2.49%) Unix
4 8 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.39%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (31.30%) Software Engineering
3 59 (16.34%) OO
4 58 (16.07%) Scrum
5 56 (15.51%) TDD
6 55 (15.24%) BDD
7 53 (14.68%) MVC
8 51 (14.13%) SDLC
9 48 (13.30%) Project Management
10 43 (11.91%) Mentoring
11 42 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
11 42 (11.63%) DevOps
12 36 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (7.20%) Service Delivery
14 25 (6.93%) ATDD
14 25 (6.93%) Business Analysis
14 25 (6.93%) Mobile Development
15 24 (6.65%) Coaching
16 23 (6.37%) Web Development
17 22 (6.09%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 157 (43.49%) C#
2 122 (33.80%) JavaScript
3 83 (22.99%) SQL
4 79 (21.88%) Java
5 42 (11.63%) C++
6 37 (10.25%) Python
7 28 (7.76%) C
8 18 (4.99%) PHP
9 16 (4.43%) PL/SQL
10 14 (3.88%) VB
10 14 (3.88%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.49%) Perl
12 7 (1.94%) R
12 7 (1.94%) Scala
12 7 (1.94%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.66%) Fortran
13 6 (1.66%) Ruby
14 4 (1.11%) Lisp
14 4 (1.11%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 321 (88.92%) Degree
2 10 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.49%) MCSE
4 7 (1.94%) CISSP
4 7 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.66%) CISA
5 6 (1.66%) CISM
5 6 (1.66%) ISEB
6 5 (1.39%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.39%) PhD
7 4 (1.11%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (1.11%) CLAS
7 4 (1.11%) MCP
8 3 (0.83%) CCNA
8 3 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.55%) CCNP
9 2 (0.55%) HND
9 2 (0.55%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.14%) QA
2 7 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.55%) COBIT
4 2 (0.55%) ISO27002
4 2 (0.55%) SLA
5 1 (0.28%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (1.66%) Firmware
2 3 (0.83%) vSphere
2 3 (0.83%) XenApp
3 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) Docker
4 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.28%) Squid
4 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.66%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.28%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 88 (24.38%) Oracle
2 71 (19.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.60%) Xamarin
4 9 (2.49%) Cisco
4 9 (2.49%) Informatica
5 8 (2.22%) Cognizant
6 6 (1.66%) F5
6 6 (1.66%) Greenplum
6 6 (1.66%) Juniper
6 6 (1.66%) Nimsoft
6 6 (1.66%) Tableau
7 5 (1.39%) Facebook
7 5 (1.39%) Google
7 5 (1.39%) Siemens
8 3 (0.83%) Citrix
8 3 (0.83%) Intel Security
8 3 (0.83%) Terracotta
8 3 (0.83%) VMware
9 2 (0.55%) HP
9 2 (0.55%) Splunk
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Bright Purple Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dumfries, Dumfriesshire
IBM Kenexa Recruitment - CSC
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £0 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £31100 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Dundee
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 21 days ago
Scotland
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 27 days ago
Dundee
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 21 days ago