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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 33 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 199 250 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.16% 7.49% 5.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.46% 19.47% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 158 186 111
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
1078 1284 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.38% 38.48% 33.11%
Number of salaries quoted 710 797 648
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +15 113 £38,500 +10.00% 9
Glasgow -32 48 £39,000 -2.50% 12
Aberdeen +4 17 £47,500 -17.39%
West Lothian +4 6 £37,500 +50.00% 2
Renfrewshire -2 5 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Stirling - 3 £29,500 -
Dundee 0 2 £38,000 +26.66%
Fife -2 1 £20,000 -53.48%
Inverclyde - 1 £35,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 371 (87.91%) Degree
2 162 (38.39%) Java
3 159 (37.68%) C#
3 159 (37.68%) Software Engineering
4 140 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
5 133 (31.52%) C++
6 126 (29.86%) .NET
7 125 (29.62%) Mathematics
8 104 (24.64%) Finance
9 97 (22.99%) Linux
10 86 (20.38%) OO
11 85 (20.14%) SQL Server
12 84 (19.91%) JavaScript
13 79 (18.72%) HTML
14 76 (18.01%) Windows
15 73 (17.30%) SQL
16 71 (16.82%) Physics
17 70 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
18 67 (15.88%) CSS
19 61 (14.45%) Microsoft
20 57 (13.51%) Oracle
21 56 (13.27%) jQuery
22 55 (13.03%) ASP.NET
22 55 (13.03%) UNIX
23 53 (12.56%) Project Management
23 53 (12.56%) OOP
24 50 (11.85%) C
25 47 (11.14%) Visual Studio
25 47 (11.14%) Banking
26 43 (10.19%) XML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 19 (4.50%) Apache
1 19 (4.50%) Tomcat
2 13 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (1.66%) SAS
6 6 (1.42%) JBoss
7 5 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.95%) CMS
8 4 (0.95%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.95%) Lync
8 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.71%) IIS
10 2 (0.47%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.47%) Drupal
10 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.47%) nginx
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.24%) Confluence
11 1 (0.24%) Node.js
Applications
1 39 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.71%) MS Project
3 2 (0.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) SPSS
4 1 (0.24%) Simulink
4 1 (0.24%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 10 (2.37%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (2.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (0.71%) Finacle
3 3 (0.71%) FLEXCUBE
3 3 (0.71%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.47%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.71%) SaaS
4 2 (0.47%) Office 365
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.21%) Internet
2 17 (4.03%) Ethernet
3 14 (3.32%) HTTP
4 12 (2.84%) Firewall
5 8 (1.90%) Wireshark
5 8 (1.90%) tcpdump
6 6 (1.42%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.42%) Intranet
7 5 (1.18%) Network Security
7 5 (1.18%) SSH
8 4 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.95%) WAN
8 4 (0.95%) FTP
8 4 (0.95%) LDAP
9 3 (0.71%) SAN
9 3 (0.71%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.47%) NAS
10 2 (0.47%) CTI
11 1 (0.24%) BGP
11 1 (0.24%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (20.14%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.58%) Relational Database
3 21 (4.98%) MySQL
4 19 (4.50%) RDBMS
5 15 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.37%) Big Data
7 9 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.66%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.95%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.71%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (11.14%) Visual Studio
2 38 (9.00%) Subversion
3 27 (6.40%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.66%) JUnit
4 7 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (1.66%) NCrunch
5 6 (1.42%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.18%) Clang
6 5 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (1.18%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.71%) JIRA
8 2 (0.47%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.47%) Gradle
8 2 (0.47%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.47%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (0.47%) Ant
8 2 (0.47%) Maven
9 1 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.24%) PHPUnit
General
1 104 (24.64%) Finance
2 47 (11.14%) Banking
3 35 (8.29%) Games
4 24 (5.69%) Electronics
5 23 (5.45%) Investment Banking
6 17 (4.03%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.37%) Retail
7 10 (2.37%) Marketing
8 9 (2.13%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.18%) Front Office
9 5 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.18%) French Language
9 5 (1.18%) General Ledger
9 5 (1.18%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.47%) Military
10 2 (0.47%) Publishing
10 2 (0.47%) Law
10 2 (0.47%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 209 (49.53%) Developer
2 77 (18.25%) Software Developer
3 73 (17.30%) Software Engineer
4 55 (13.03%) Java Developer
5 43 (10.19%) Senior Developer
6 37 (8.77%) C# Developer
7 35 (8.29%) Analyst
8 30 (7.11%) Junior
9 27 (6.40%) Senior Java Developer
10 26 (6.16%) Graduate
11 25 (5.92%) .NET Developer
12 23 (5.45%) C++ Developer
13 18 (4.27%) Junior Developer
14 17 (4.03%) C++ Software Developer
15 13 (3.08%) Flash Developer
15 13 (3.08%) Consultant
15 13 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
16 12 (2.84%) Architect
16 12 (2.84%) Senior Software Developer
16 12 (2.84%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (29.86%) .NET
2 79 (18.72%) HTML
3 67 (15.88%) CSS
4 56 (13.27%) jQuery
5 55 (13.03%) ASP.NET
6 43 (10.19%) XML
7 42 (9.95%) WPF
8 33 (7.82%) Web Services
9 28 (6.64%) NHibernate
10 25 (5.92%) .NET Framework
10 25 (5.92%) HTML5
11 24 (5.69%) Qt
11 24 (5.69%) Spring
11 24 (5.69%) OpenGL
12 22 (5.21%) STL
13 19 (4.50%) Hibernate
13 19 (4.50%) REST
14 18 (4.27%) SOAP
15 17 (4.03%) MFC
15 17 (4.03%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 125 (29.62%) Mathematics
2 71 (16.82%) Physics
3 70 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (7.82%) Management Information System
5 25 (5.92%) Visualisation
6 24 (5.69%) Grid Computing
6 24 (5.69%) Market Risk
7 17 (4.03%) CUDA
8 16 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (3.08%) Algorithms
9 13 (3.08%) Open Source
10 11 (2.61%) Hedge funds
10 11 (2.61%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.61%) GIS
11 10 (2.37%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.90%) Equities
12 8 (1.90%) Artificial Intelligence
13 7 (1.66%) Statistics
13 7 (1.66%) User Experience
14 5 (1.18%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 97 (22.99%) Linux
2 76 (18.01%) Windows
3 55 (13.03%) UNIX
4 20 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (4.27%) Android
6 13 (3.08%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.61%) Debian
8 8 (1.90%) Fedora
8 8 (1.90%) CentOS
8 8 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.42%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.42%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.24%) Solaris
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (37.68%) Software Engineering
2 140 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (20.38%) OO
4 53 (12.56%) OOP
4 53 (12.56%) Project Management
5 41 (9.72%) TDD
6 40 (9.48%) MVC
6 40 (9.48%) Risk Management
7 38 (9.00%) Scrum
8 34 (8.06%) Investment Management
9 33 (7.82%) Unit Testing
10 31 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (6.40%) Web Development
12 23 (5.45%) Waterfall
13 22 (5.21%) OOD
14 21 (4.98%) Information Security
15 19 (4.50%) Automated Testing
16 18 (4.27%) Software Architecture
16 18 (4.27%) Mentoring
17 17 (4.03%) Linear Algebra
Programming Languages
1 162 (38.39%) Java
2 159 (37.68%) C#
3 133 (31.52%) C++
4 84 (19.91%) JavaScript
5 73 (17.30%) SQL
6 50 (11.85%) C
7 43 (10.19%) Python
8 42 (9.95%) Perl
9 21 (4.98%) PL/SQL
10 18 (4.27%) VC++
11 14 (3.32%) PHP
12 12 (2.84%) Ruby
13 10 (2.37%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.66%) Scala
15 6 (1.42%) Lisp
15 6 (1.42%) ActionScript
16 5 (1.18%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.18%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.18%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.95%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 371 (87.91%) Degree
2 25 (5.92%) PhD
3 14 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (2.61%) PMP
4 11 (2.61%) PMI Certification
5 9 (2.13%) ISEB
6 8 (1.90%) MCITP
7 6 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.42%) HND
8 5 (1.18%) Postgraduate
8 5 (1.18%) MCP
8 5 (1.18%) OCP
8 5 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (1.18%) MBA
9 4 (0.95%) GIAC
9 4 (0.95%) GCIA
9 4 (0.95%) GSEC
9 4 (0.95%) GCIH
9 4 (0.95%) GWAPT
9 4 (0.95%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.87%) QA
2 9 (2.13%) SLA
3 5 (1.18%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.47%) WCAG
5 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (1.66%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.95%) Snort
4 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.24%) NFS
5 1 (0.24%) Docker
5 1 (0.24%) Squid
5 1 (0.24%) Firmware
5 1 (0.24%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.47%) Puppet
3 1 (0.24%) Ansible
3 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.24%) SCCM
3 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (14.45%) Microsoft
2 57 (13.51%) Oracle
3 13 (3.08%) Adobe
3 13 (3.08%) Dell
4 7 (1.66%) Sybase
4 7 (1.66%) Cisco
5 5 (1.18%) Twitter
6 4 (0.95%) Iron Speed
6 4 (0.95%) Perforce
6 4 (0.95%) VMware
6 4 (0.95%) HP
7 3 (0.71%) FrontRange
7 3 (0.71%) Planview
7 3 (0.71%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.47%) McAfee
8 2 (0.47%) Typemock
8 2 (0.47%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.47%) SAP
8 2 (0.47%) IBM
8 2 (0.47%) Intel
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Negotiable, plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Salary: £35 - £4536 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Alness, Ross-Shire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25 to £30 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The Drum
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago