The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 29 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 236 219 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.40% 6.72% 5.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.63% 21.83% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 184 143 138
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1043 1003 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.28% 30.79% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 674 649 624
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
UK

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 July 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 July 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
Glasgow +1 104 £47,500 +11.76% 13
Edinburgh -5 103 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Aberdeen -5 11 £45,000 +28.57%
Dundee 0 8 £27,500 -
Fife -6 5 £35,000 -10.25% 2
Renfrewshire - 1 £42,500 -
Highlands - 1 £25,000 -
Ayrshire - 1 £42,500 -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (86.08%) Degree
2 217 (50.35%) Java
3 160 (37.12%) C++
4 158 (36.66%) Software Engineering
5 151 (35.03%) Mathematics
6 132 (30.63%) C#
7 128 (29.70%) Finance
8 113 (26.22%) OO
9 101 (23.43%) Physics
10 100 (23.20%) Linux
11 99 (22.97%) .NET
12 86 (19.95%) SQL
13 82 (19.03%) JavaScript
14 79 (18.33%) HTML
14 79 (18.33%) Banking
15 74 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
16 70 (16.24%) Risk Management
17 69 (16.01%) SQL Server
18 66 (15.31%) Windows
19 62 (14.39%) CSS
19 62 (14.39%) Grid Computing
19 62 (14.39%) Market Risk
20 61 (14.15%) UNIX
21 56 (12.99%) Python
22 50 (11.60%) Games
22 50 (11.60%) C
23 49 (11.37%) jQuery
24 48 (11.14%) Oracle
25 47 (10.90%) Perl
25 47 (10.90%) Financial Institution

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (5.10%) Tomcat
2 18 (4.18%) Apache
3 11 (2.55%) Lotus Domino
4 9 (2.09%) Node.js
4 9 (2.09%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.86%) SAS
6 6 (1.39%) CMS
6 6 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.93%) NetWeaver
7 4 (0.93%) SAP Portal
8 3 (0.70%) nginx
9 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.46%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.46%) Drupal
10 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.23%) WordPress
10 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 27 (6.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.86%) MS Office
3 4 (0.93%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.32%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.16%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 5 (1.16%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.16%) Oracle iProcurement
2 5 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (1.16%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (1.16%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.86%) SaaS
3 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.73%) Internet
2 16 (3.71%) Ethernet
3 6 (1.39%) Wireless
4 5 (1.16%) RNC
4 5 (1.16%) HSPA
4 5 (1.16%) LTE
4 5 (1.16%) 3GPP
4 5 (1.16%) UMTS
4 5 (1.16%) HTTP
4 5 (1.16%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.70%) Firewall
5 3 (0.70%) Network Security
6 2 (0.46%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.46%) SSH
6 2 (0.46%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.46%) VoIP
7 1 (0.23%) FTP
7 1 (0.23%) LDAP
7 1 (0.23%) ATM
7 1 (0.23%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (16.01%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.73%) Relational Database
3 23 (5.34%) RDBMS
4 18 (4.18%) MySQL
5 10 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (2.09%) Big Data
7 8 (1.86%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.16%) OLTP
9 5 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 36 (8.35%) Visual Studio
2 31 (7.19%) Subversion
3 20 (4.64%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.55%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.62%) NCrunch
6 6 (1.39%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.39%) JIRA
7 5 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (1.16%) RSpec
7 5 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.16%) Jasmine
7 5 (1.16%) WinDbg
8 4 (0.93%) NWDI
8 4 (0.93%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.93%) JUnit
9 3 (0.70%) Ant
9 3 (0.70%) Maven
9 3 (0.70%) MSTest
9 3 (0.70%) ReSharper
General
1 128 (29.70%) Finance
2 79 (18.33%) Banking
3 50 (11.60%) Games
4 47 (10.90%) Financial Institution
5 46 (10.67%) Investment Banking
6 19 (4.41%) Electronics
7 11 (2.55%) Marketing
8 9 (2.09%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.86%) French Language
10 7 (1.62%) Front Office
10 7 (1.62%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.16%) Automotive
11 5 (1.16%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.46%) Military
12 2 (0.46%) Retail
12 2 (0.46%) Advertising
13 1 (0.23%) Billing
13 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.23%) German Language
13 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 205 (47.56%) Developer
2 101 (23.43%) Software Engineer
3 100 (23.20%) Java Developer
4 57 (13.23%) Senior Developer
5 52 (12.06%) Software Developer
6 47 (10.90%) Senior Java Developer
7 33 (7.66%) Junior
8 27 (6.26%) Analyst
9 25 (5.80%) C++ Developer
9 25 (5.80%) C# Developer
10 22 (5.10%) Senior Software Engineer
10 22 (5.10%) Senior Software Developer
11 19 (4.41%) Junior Developer
11 19 (4.41%) Graduate
12 18 (4.18%) C++ Software Developer
13 17 (3.94%) Senior C++ Developer
13 17 (3.94%) Java Software Developer
13 17 (3.94%) Senior Java Software Developer
13 17 (3.94%) C++/Java Developer
14 16 (3.71%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (22.97%) .NET
2 79 (18.33%) HTML
3 62 (14.39%) CSS
4 49 (11.37%) jQuery
5 45 (10.44%) XML
6 36 (8.35%) ASP.NET
7 32 (7.42%) WPF
8 29 (6.73%) HTML5
9 23 (5.34%) Web Services
9 23 (5.34%) Spring
10 22 (5.10%) Hibernate
10 22 (5.10%) CSS3
11 19 (4.41%) Qt
12 17 (3.94%) NHibernate
12 17 (3.94%) OpenGL
13 16 (3.71%) STL
13 16 (3.71%) MFC
13 16 (3.71%) .NET Framework
13 16 (3.71%) Direct3D
14 15 (3.48%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 151 (35.03%) Mathematics
2 101 (23.43%) Physics
3 62 (14.39%) Market Risk
3 62 (14.39%) Grid Computing
4 37 (8.58%) Management Information System
5 23 (5.34%) Visualisation
6 16 (3.71%) CUDA
7 13 (3.02%) Artificial Intelligence
7 13 (3.02%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.78%) Client/Server
9 11 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (2.32%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.86%) Open Source
11 8 (1.86%) Online Games
12 6 (1.39%) Fixed Income
13 5 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (1.16%) Blog
13 5 (1.16%) Reference Data
14 4 (0.93%) E-Learning
15 3 (0.70%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 100 (23.20%) Linux
2 66 (15.31%) Windows
3 61 (14.15%) UNIX
4 25 (5.80%) Android
5 15 (3.48%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.09%) AIX
7 7 (1.62%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.16%) Solaris
10 4 (0.93%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.93%) Debian
11 3 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.70%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.46%) Fedora
12 2 (0.46%) CentOS
13 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (36.66%) Software Engineering
2 113 (26.22%) OO
3 74 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (16.24%) Risk Management
5 45 (10.44%) Investment Management
6 44 (10.21%) Automated Testing
7 41 (9.51%) MVC
8 38 (8.82%) Web Development
9 37 (8.58%) OOP
10 33 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (6.26%) TDD
11 27 (6.26%) ITIL
11 27 (6.26%) OOD
12 26 (6.03%) Project Management
13 23 (5.34%) Workflow
14 22 (5.10%) Game Development
15 21 (4.87%) Incident Management
15 21 (4.87%) Unit Testing
16 18 (4.18%) Software Architecture
17 16 (3.71%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 217 (50.35%) Java
2 160 (37.12%) C++
3 132 (30.63%) C#
4 86 (19.95%) SQL
5 82 (19.03%) JavaScript
6 56 (12.99%) Python
7 50 (11.60%) C
8 47 (10.90%) Perl
9 27 (6.26%) Ruby
10 21 (4.87%) PL/SQL
11 16 (3.71%) VC++
11 16 (3.71%) Objective-C
12 13 (3.02%) CoffeeScript
13 12 (2.78%) PHP
14 9 (2.09%) Scala
15 8 (1.86%) Lisp
16 6 (1.39%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.93%) ABAP
17 4 (0.93%) ActionScript
17 4 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 371 (86.08%) Degree
2 40 (9.28%) PhD
3 19 (4.41%) Postgraduate
4 12 (2.78%) ISEB
4 12 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.09%) CISSP
5 9 (2.09%) CISA
5 9 (2.09%) CISM
5 9 (2.09%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.86%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.86%) BC Cleared
6 8 (1.86%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.86%) MCITP
7 6 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.39%) PMP
7 6 (1.39%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.16%) MBA
8 5 (1.16%) OCP
8 5 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.50%) QA
2 16 (3.71%) SLA
3 13 (3.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.86%) COBIT
4 8 (1.86%) BS25999
5 5 (1.16%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.70%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (1.16%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (11.14%) Oracle
2 44 (10.21%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.78%) Lotus
4 9 (2.09%) Adobe
5 8 (1.86%) VMware
6 6 (1.39%) Tableau
7 5 (1.16%) FrontRange
7 5 (1.16%) Atmel
7 5 (1.16%) Sybase
7 5 (1.16%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (1.16%) SAP
8 3 (0.70%) JBoss
8 3 (0.70%) Dell
8 3 (0.70%) Perforce
8 3 (0.70%) Typemock
8 3 (0.70%) Red Gate
8 3 (0.70%) Twitter
9 2 (0.46%) HP
9 2 (0.46%) Omniture
9 2 (0.46%) Google
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45 - £65 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Linlithgow, West Lothian
Teleperformance
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
EMIS
Salary: up to £35,000 pa
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
East Kilbride, Lanarkshire
TheSmartList
Salary: Competitive - Dependent on Experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Stirling
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23288.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
The SmartList
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Kirkcaldy, Fife
The SmartList
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
The SmartList
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The SmartList
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago