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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK / Scotland
Rank 37 24 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 120 229 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.35% 7.77% 5.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.00% 17.75% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 89 142 122
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%

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
857 1290 1106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.24% 43.74% 35.12%
Number of salaries quoted 561 766 673
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +9 64 £45,000 +33.33% 3
Edinburgh -25 42 £38,250 -10.00% 11
Dundee +11 7 £27,000 -32.50% 3
West Lothian 0 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Stirling +7 1 £57,500 +36.90%
North Lanarkshire - 1 £38,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 208 (87.03%) Degree
2 92 (38.49%) Java
3 83 (34.73%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (29.29%) Software Engineering
5 61 (25.52%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (23.01%) PHP
7 54 (22.59%) C#
8 50 (20.92%) MySQL
9 45 (18.83%) SQL
10 42 (17.57%) Finance
11 37 (15.48%) C++
11 37 (15.48%) Zend
12 36 (15.06%) MySQL Certification
12 36 (15.06%) Magento
13 33 (13.81%) JavaScript
14 32 (13.39%) SQL Server
14 32 (13.39%) OO
15 29 (12.13%) Python
15 29 (12.13%) Oracle
15 29 (12.13%) .NET
15 29 (12.13%) HTML
16 28 (11.72%) Microsoft
17 27 (11.30%) Mathematics
18 26 (10.88%) Web Application Development
19 25 (10.46%) SDLC
20 24 (10.04%) E-Commerce
21 23 (9.62%) Android
22 22 (9.21%) CSS
23 21 (8.79%) Apple iOS
24 20 (8.37%) Unit Testing

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 9 (3.77%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.35%) CMS
3 7 (2.93%) NetWeaver
3 7 (2.93%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.93%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (2.51%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.09%) Apache
6 4 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.67%) SAS
7 2 (0.84%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.84%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.84%) JBoss
7 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.42%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.42%) Confluence
8 1 (0.42%) DNN
8 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.42%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.77%) MS Office
3 4 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.84%) MS Project
4 2 (0.84%) Siemens NX
4 2 (0.84%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.42%) Weka
Business Applications
1 36 (15.06%) Magento
2 3 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.26%) Fishtalk
2 3 (1.26%) Q-Pulse
3 2 (0.84%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.44%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.09%) GitHub
3 5 (2.09%) SaaS
4 4 (1.67%) Slack
5 2 (0.84%) Office 365
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.42%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.60%) Internet
2 6 (2.51%) BGP
2 6 (2.51%) MPLS
2 6 (2.51%) OSPF
3 5 (2.09%) Firewall
3 5 (2.09%) LAN
3 5 (2.09%) VPN
3 5 (2.09%) WAN
3 5 (2.09%) Wireless
4 4 (1.67%) 802.11
4 4 (1.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (1.67%) EIGRP
4 4 (1.67%) HSRP
4 4 (1.67%) IPsec
4 4 (1.67%) NetScaler
4 4 (1.67%) Network Security
4 4 (1.67%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.26%) DNS
5 3 (1.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (20.92%) MySQL
2 32 (13.39%) SQL Server
3 19 (7.95%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.18%) RDBMS
5 9 (3.77%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.51%) Apache Hive
6 6 (2.51%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.09%) Big Data
8 4 (1.67%) HBase
8 4 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.84%) GIS
11 1 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.42%) MSDE
11 1 (0.42%) QGIS
11 1 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.42%) Spatial Data
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (6.28%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.02%) Selenium
3 9 (3.77%) JIRA
4 8 (3.35%) Subversion
5 7 (2.93%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.93%) Maven
5 7 (2.93%) PVCS
6 4 (1.67%) ERwin
6 4 (1.67%) Travis CI
6 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.67%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.84%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.84%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.84%) Xcode
8 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.42%) Gradle
8 1 (0.42%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (17.57%) Finance
2 19 (7.95%) Games
3 6 (2.51%) Automotive
3 6 (2.51%) Legal
3 6 (2.51%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.09%) Banking
5 3 (1.26%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 115 (48.12%) Developer
2 39 (16.32%) Java Developer
2 39 (16.32%) Software Engineer
3 21 (8.79%) Senior Developer
4 19 (7.95%) Magento Developer
4 19 (7.95%) PHP Developer
5 18 (7.53%) Analyst
6 13 (5.44%) Junior
7 12 (5.02%) C# Developer
8 9 (3.77%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.35%) Graduate
9 8 (3.35%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (2.93%) .NET Developer
10 7 (2.93%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (2.93%) Lead Developer
10 7 (2.93%) Mobile Software Engineer
10 7 (2.93%) Support Analyst
10 7 (2.93%) Test Engineer
11 6 (2.51%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (2.51%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.13%) .NET
1 29 (12.13%) HTML
2 22 (9.21%) CSS
3 19 (7.95%) HTML5
4 17 (7.11%) J2EE
4 17 (7.11%) Spring
5 16 (6.69%) AngularJS
6 14 (5.86%) JSP
7 13 (5.44%) Ajax
8 10 (4.18%) Hibernate
8 10 (4.18%) Java EE
8 10 (4.18%) RESTful
9 8 (3.35%) CSS3
9 8 (3.35%) JDBC
9 8 (3.35%) jQuery
10 7 (2.93%) cocos2d
10 7 (2.93%) EJB 3.0
10 7 (2.93%) Java EE 5
10 7 (2.93%) JAX-WS
10 7 (2.93%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 61 (25.52%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.11%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.02%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.77%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.51%) Augmented Reality
7 5 (2.09%) User Experience
8 4 (1.67%) Blog
8 4 (1.67%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.67%) Derivative
8 4 (1.67%) Fintech
8 4 (1.67%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.26%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.26%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.26%) iPhone
10 2 (0.84%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.84%) EMV
10 2 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.62%) Android
2 21 (8.79%) Apple iOS
3 19 (7.95%) Linux
4 18 (7.53%) Windows
5 13 (5.44%) Unix
6 7 (2.93%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.26%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.26%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.84%) AIX
8 2 (0.84%) CentOS
8 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (34.73%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (29.29%) Software Engineering
3 32 (13.39%) OO
4 27 (11.30%) Mathematics
5 26 (10.88%) Web Application Development
6 25 (10.46%) SDLC
7 24 (10.04%) E-Commerce
8 20 (8.37%) Mentoring
8 20 (8.37%) Unit Testing
9 18 (7.53%) Web Development
10 16 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (6.28%) TDD
12 14 (5.86%) Project Management
13 13 (5.44%) Change Management
13 13 (5.44%) MVC
14 12 (5.02%) Analytics
14 12 (5.02%) Scrum
15 11 (4.60%) Mobile Development
15 11 (4.60%) OOD
16 10 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 92 (38.49%) Java
2 55 (23.01%) PHP
3 54 (22.59%) C#
4 45 (18.83%) SQL
5 37 (15.48%) C++
6 33 (13.81%) JavaScript
7 29 (12.13%) Python
8 13 (5.44%) C
8 13 (5.44%) Ruby
9 12 (5.02%) Perl
10 11 (4.60%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.35%) Objective-C
12 7 (2.93%) Lua
13 6 (2.51%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.84%) Fortran
14 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.84%) Scala
14 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.84%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 208 (87.03%) Degree
2 36 (15.06%) MySQL Certification
3 4 (1.67%) ISEB
4 3 (1.26%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.84%) HND
5 2 (0.84%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.42%) MBA
6 1 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.02%) QA
2 7 (2.93%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.42%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.67%) Docker
2 4 (1.67%) Firmware
3 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.84%) RHEV
3 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.42%) Ceph
4 1 (0.42%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (2.51%) Cacti
2 3 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.84%) Ambari
3 2 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.84%) Nagios
3 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.84%) Puppet
4 1 (0.42%) Ansible
4 1 (0.42%) Kibana
4 1 (0.42%) logstash
4 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (15.48%) Zend
2 29 (12.13%) Oracle
3 28 (11.72%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.44%) IBM
5 10 (4.18%) SAP
6 8 (3.35%) VMware
7 7 (2.93%) Perforce
8 6 (2.51%) Cisco
9 5 (2.09%) Alterian
10 4 (1.67%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.67%) Citrix
10 4 (1.67%) F5
10 4 (1.67%) Google
10 4 (1.67%) HP
10 4 (1.67%) Intel
10 4 (1.67%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.67%) Teradata
11 3 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.26%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.84%) Juniper
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