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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK / Scotland
Rank 40 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 120 185 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.32% 6.34% 5.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.22% 14.12% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 93 122 133
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,846 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.97% -2.88%

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
844 1310 1123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.39% 44.91% 36.57%
Number of salaries quoted 528 763 734
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +20 68 £45,000 +28.57%
Edinburgh -14 40 £38,750 -6.10% 8
Dundee +13 11 £27,000 -32.50% 1
Argyll and Bute - 1 £30,500 -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 221 (88.05%) Degree
2 96 (38.25%) Java
3 93 (37.05%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (28.29%) Software Engineering
5 64 (25.50%) C#
6 59 (23.51%) Analytical Skills
7 57 (22.71%) PHP
8 53 (21.12%) MySQL
9 51 (20.32%) SQL
10 45 (17.93%) Finance
11 39 (15.54%) JavaScript
12 38 (15.14%) SQL Server
13 37 (14.74%) HTML
13 37 (14.74%) Zend
14 36 (14.34%) MySQL Certification
14 36 (14.34%) Magento
14 36 (14.34%) .NET
15 35 (13.94%) OO
16 34 (13.55%) C++
17 30 (11.95%) Microsoft
17 30 (11.95%) Oracle
17 30 (11.95%) Python
18 27 (10.76%) Mathematics
19 26 (10.36%) CSS
20 25 (9.96%) Unit Testing
21 24 (9.56%) E-Commerce
21 24 (9.56%) Project Management
22 23 (9.16%) MVC
22 23 (9.16%) Web Application Development
23 21 (8.37%) Games

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 8 (3.19%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.79%) NetWeaver
2 7 (2.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (1.99%) CMS
4 4 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.20%) JBoss
5 3 (1.20%) SAS
5 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.80%) Apache
6 2 (0.80%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.80%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.80%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.59%) MS Office
3 4 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.80%) MS Project
4 2 (0.80%) Siemens NX
4 2 (0.80%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.40%) Revit
5 1 (0.40%) Stata
5 1 (0.40%) Weka
Business Applications
1 36 (14.34%) Magento
2 3 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.80%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.40%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.18%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.99%) GitHub
4 4 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.59%) Slack
5 3 (1.20%) SaaS
6 2 (0.80%) Office 365
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.59%) Internet
2 6 (2.39%) BGP
2 6 (2.39%) MPLS
2 6 (2.39%) OSPF
3 5 (1.99%) Firewall
3 5 (1.99%) Network Security
4 4 (1.59%) 802.11
4 4 (1.59%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (1.59%) EIGRP
4 4 (1.59%) HSRP
4 4 (1.59%) IPsec
4 4 (1.59%) LAN
4 4 (1.59%) NetScaler
4 4 (1.59%) VPN
4 4 (1.59%) WAN
4 4 (1.59%) Wireless
4 4 (1.59%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.20%) DHCP
5 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (21.12%) MySQL
2 38 (15.14%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.78%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.79%) Big Data
5 5 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.59%) GIS
6 4 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.20%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.80%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.80%) KDB
8 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.80%) Spatial Data
9 1 (0.40%) QGIS
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (7.17%) Selenium
2 15 (5.98%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.59%) JIRA
4 7 (2.79%) PVCS
5 4 (1.59%) Maven
5 4 (1.59%) Travis CI
5 4 (1.59%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.20%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.20%) Subversion
6 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.80%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.80%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.80%) JBehave
7 2 (0.80%) MSTest
7 2 (0.80%) RSpec
7 2 (0.80%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.80%) Xcode
8 1 (0.40%) Gradle
8 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (17.93%) Finance
2 21 (8.37%) Games
3 11 (4.38%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.79%) Banking
5 6 (2.39%) Automotive
5 6 (2.39%) Legal
6 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.20%) Law
8 2 (0.80%) Advertising
8 2 (0.80%) Front Office
8 2 (0.80%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 127 (50.60%) Developer
2 42 (16.73%) Java Developer
3 34 (13.55%) Software Engineer
4 24 (9.56%) Senior Developer
5 22 (8.76%) Analyst
6 20 (7.97%) Junior
7 19 (7.57%) Magento Developer
7 19 (7.57%) PHP Developer
8 15 (5.98%) C# Developer
9 14 (5.58%) .NET Developer
10 12 (4.78%) Graduate
11 11 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (3.98%) Software Developer
13 8 (3.19%) Junior Developer
13 8 (3.19%) Programmer
13 8 (3.19%) Senior Java Developer
13 8 (3.19%) Test Engineer
14 7 (2.79%) Network Engineer
14 7 (2.79%) Operations Engineer
14 7 (2.79%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.74%) HTML
2 36 (14.34%) .NET
3 26 (10.36%) CSS
4 19 (7.57%) HTML5
5 17 (6.77%) AngularJS
5 17 (6.77%) jQuery
6 14 (5.58%) J2EE
7 12 (4.78%) Ajax
7 12 (4.78%) Java EE
7 12 (4.78%) JSP
7 12 (4.78%) Spring
8 10 (3.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (3.59%) ASP.NET
9 9 (3.59%) CSS3
9 9 (3.59%) Hibernate
9 9 (3.59%) RESTful
10 8 (3.19%) EJB
10 8 (3.19%) EJB 3.0
10 8 (3.19%) JDBC
10 8 (3.19%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (23.51%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.76%) Mathematics
3 14 (5.58%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.38%) Algorithms
4 11 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.59%) User Experience
6 8 (3.19%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.79%) Derivative
7 7 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.39%) Augmented Reality
8 6 (2.39%) Data Extraction
9 5 (1.99%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.59%) Blog
10 4 (1.59%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.59%) EMV
10 4 (1.59%) Fintech
10 4 (1.59%) Physics
11 3 (1.20%) Chip and PIN
11 3 (1.20%) iPhone
11 3 (1.20%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.97%) Android
1 20 (7.97%) Windows
2 19 (7.57%) Linux
3 17 (6.77%) Apple iOS
4 15 (5.98%) Unix
5 6 (2.39%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.20%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.20%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.80%) AIX
7 2 (0.80%) CentOS
7 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (37.05%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (28.29%) Software Engineering
3 35 (13.94%) OO
4 25 (9.96%) Unit Testing
5 24 (9.56%) E-Commerce
5 24 (9.56%) Project Management
6 23 (9.16%) MVC
6 23 (9.16%) Web Application Development
7 21 (8.37%) SDLC
8 18 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (7.17%) Web Development
9 17 (6.77%) Mentoring
9 17 (6.77%) Scrum
10 16 (6.37%) TDD
11 15 (5.98%) Change Management
12 13 (5.18%) Mobile Development
13 12 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (4.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (4.78%) Data Analysis
14 11 (4.38%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 96 (38.25%) Java
2 64 (25.50%) C#
3 57 (22.71%) PHP
4 51 (20.32%) SQL
5 39 (15.54%) JavaScript
6 34 (13.55%) C++
7 30 (11.95%) Python
8 14 (5.58%) C
9 13 (5.18%) PL/SQL
10 9 (3.59%) Perl
10 9 (3.59%) Ruby
11 8 (3.19%) Objective-C
11 8 (3.19%) VB
12 7 (2.79%) Fortran
12 7 (2.79%) Lua
13 4 (1.59%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.59%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.80%) R
14 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 221 (88.05%) Degree
2 36 (14.34%) MySQL Certification
3 5 (1.99%) ISEB
4 4 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.80%) HND
5 2 (0.80%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.37%) QA
2 7 (2.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.59%) Docker
3 3 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.80%) Firmware
4 2 (0.80%) RHEV
4 2 (0.80%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.40%) Ceph
5 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.40%) KVM
5 1 (0.40%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.39%) Cacti
2 3 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.80%) Legato
3 2 (0.80%) Nagios
3 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.80%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) Ambari
4 1 (0.40%) Ansible
4 1 (0.40%) Kibana
4 1 (0.40%) logstash
4 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (14.74%) Zend
2 30 (11.95%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.95%) Oracle
3 10 (3.98%) SAP
4 9 (3.59%) IBM
5 7 (2.79%) Perforce
5 7 (2.79%) VMware
6 6 (2.39%) Cisco
7 5 (1.99%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.99%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.59%) Citrix
8 4 (1.59%) F5
8 4 (1.59%) Google
8 4 (1.59%) HP
8 4 (1.59%) Intel
8 4 (1.59%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.80%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.80%) Juniper
9 2 (0.80%) Lotus
9 2 (0.80%) Red Hat
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