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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 31 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 197 171 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.99% 5.83% 5.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.82% 15.85% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 103 125 152
Median salary £37,000 £38,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,900 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
1171 1079 1266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.52% 36.79% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 594 671 813
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 May 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 May 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 +23 110 £35,000 - 15
Edinburgh -4 70 £35,000 -10.25% 10
Aberdeen +4 5 £40,000 -
Fife -6 5 £35,000 +11.11% 1
West Lothian -4 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Renfrewshire - 2 £60,000 - 3
Dundee +3 1 £33,500 -4.28%
Stirling - 1 £45,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £30,890 -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 375 (89.29%) Degree
2 182 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (33.10%) .NET
4 129 (30.71%) C#
4 129 (30.71%) Software Engineering
5 118 (28.10%) MS Excel
6 114 (27.14%) Microsoft
7 105 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 105 (25.00%) SQL
8 98 (23.33%) Finance
9 97 (23.10%) Java
10 94 (22.38%) SQL Server
11 89 (21.19%) OO
12 71 (16.90%) Oracle
13 70 (16.67%) HTML
14 66 (15.71%) Linux
15 61 (14.52%) Project Management
16 60 (14.29%) CSS
17 56 (13.33%) SDLC
18 55 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
19 48 (11.43%) C++
20 46 (10.95%) Scrum
20 46 (10.95%) TDD
21 45 (10.71%) Mentoring
22 44 (10.48%) Mathematics
23 43 (10.24%) Web Services
24 42 (10.00%) ASP.NET
25 40 (9.52%) Python
26 39 (9.29%) Banking
26 39 (9.29%) Relational Database

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 35 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 25 (5.95%) Node.js
3 21 (5.00%) Apache
4 18 (4.29%) Drupal
4 18 (4.29%) Joomla!
5 15 (3.57%) SAS
6 12 (2.86%) Apache Spark
7 11 (2.62%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.38%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.48%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.48%) JBoss
9 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.48%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.24%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.24%) CMS
10 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.24%) IIS
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 118 (28.10%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (2.62%) MS Office
4 5 (1.19%) Stata
5 3 (0.71%) MS Project
6 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.24%) Revit
7 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (4.29%) osCommerce
2 2 (0.48%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.95%) SaaS
3 3 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.71%) Google Play
4 2 (0.48%) GitHub
5 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.29%) Internet
2 8 (1.90%) Network Security
3 7 (1.67%) DNS
3 7 (1.67%) Firewall
3 7 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.43%) DHCP
5 5 (1.19%) HTTP
5 5 (1.19%) SAN
6 4 (0.95%) VPN
6 4 (0.95%) Wireless
7 3 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.71%) LAN
8 2 (0.48%) BGP
8 2 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.48%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.48%) IPsec
8 2 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.48%) VoIP
8 2 (0.48%) WAN
9 1 (0.24%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (22.38%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.29%) Relational Database
3 25 (5.95%) MySQL
3 25 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (5.00%) Big Data
6 18 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (4.29%) RDBMS
7 16 (3.81%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.62%) Data Mining
9 10 (2.38%) MongoDB
10 9 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.14%) GIS
10 9 (2.14%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.67%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.62%) JIRA
2 11 (2.62%) Selenium
3 10 (2.38%) Maven
3 10 (2.38%) Subversion
4 9 (2.14%) JUnit
5 6 (1.43%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.43%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.19%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.71%) Gradle
7 3 (0.71%) Grunt
7 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.48%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.48%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (0.48%) JBehave
8 2 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.48%) Robot Framework
8 2 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 98 (23.33%) Finance
2 39 (9.29%) Banking
3 27 (6.43%) Games
4 21 (5.00%) Retail
5 18 (4.29%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.33%) Local Government
7 12 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.38%) Legal
9 7 (1.67%) Marketing
9 7 (1.67%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.43%) Electronics
11 4 (0.95%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.71%) Law
13 2 (0.48%) Avionics
13 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.48%) Publishing
14 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 190 (45.24%) Developer
2 70 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 56 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 52 (12.38%) Analyst
5 37 (8.81%) C# Developer
6 35 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 29 (6.90%) Web Developer
8 26 (6.19%) SQL Developer
9 25 (5.95%) Graduate
9 25 (5.95%) Java Developer
9 25 (5.95%) Software Developer
10 24 (5.71%) Junior
11 22 (5.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 22 (5.24%) Senior SQL Developer
12 21 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
13 20 (4.76%) SQL BI Developer
14 19 (4.52%) Microsoft BI Developer
15 18 (4.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
15 18 (4.29%) Senior Microsoft Developer
15 18 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (33.10%) .NET
2 70 (16.67%) HTML
3 60 (14.29%) CSS
4 43 (10.24%) Web Services
5 42 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 35 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 32 (7.62%) .NET Framework
8 31 (7.38%) HTML5
8 31 (7.38%) jQuery
9 27 (6.43%) Ajax
10 20 (4.76%) XML
11 18 (4.29%) JSON
12 17 (4.05%) React
13 15 (3.57%) REST
14 14 (3.33%) LAMP
14 14 (3.33%) SOAP
15 13 (3.10%) Backbone.js
15 13 (3.10%) Spring
15 13 (3.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (3.10%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (10.48%) Mathematics
3 28 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 22 (5.24%) Data Integration
5 19 (4.52%) Physics
6 18 (4.29%) Wiki
7 16 (3.81%) Statistics
8 13 (3.10%) Economics
9 12 (2.86%) Psychology
10 11 (2.62%) Visualisation
11 10 (2.38%) Biotechnology
12 8 (1.90%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.67%) Data Centre
13 7 (1.67%) Life Science
14 6 (1.43%) Derivative
14 6 (1.43%) Informatics
15 5 (1.19%) Applied Mathematics
15 5 (1.19%) Artificial Intelligence
15 5 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 5 (1.19%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 66 (15.71%) Linux
2 37 (8.81%) Windows
3 19 (4.52%) Ubuntu
4 13 (3.10%) Android
4 13 (3.10%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.62%) Debian
5 11 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.38%) Unix
7 8 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.24%) OS/400
11 1 (0.24%) SUSE
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (30.71%) Software Engineering
3 89 (21.19%) OO
4 61 (14.52%) Project Management
5 56 (13.33%) SDLC
6 46 (10.95%) Scrum
6 46 (10.95%) TDD
7 45 (10.71%) Mentoring
8 36 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (8.10%) Business Analysis
10 32 (7.62%) Web Development
11 27 (6.43%) BDD
11 27 (6.43%) DevOps
12 26 (6.19%) Open Source
13 24 (5.71%) OOD
14 23 (5.48%) Automated Testing
14 23 (5.48%) Service Delivery
14 23 (5.48%) SOA
15 22 (5.24%) Continuous Delivery
16 21 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 129 (30.71%) C#
2 105 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 105 (25.00%) SQL
3 97 (23.10%) Java
4 48 (11.43%) C++
5 40 (9.52%) Python
6 26 (6.19%) PHP
7 24 (5.71%) C
8 22 (5.24%) Perl
9 17 (4.05%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.38%) Scala
11 8 (1.90%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.67%) R
12 7 (1.67%) Ruby
12 7 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.19%) Lisp
14 4 (0.95%) Delphi
14 4 (0.95%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.71%) Ada
15 3 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 375 (89.29%) Degree
2 22 (5.24%) MCSE
2 22 (5.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.81%) MCP
4 7 (1.67%) PhD
5 6 (1.43%) MBA
6 5 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.95%) CCNP
7 4 (0.95%) CISSP
7 4 (0.95%) HND
7 4 (0.95%) ISEB
7 4 (0.95%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.95%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.71%) CCNA
8 3 (0.71%) CISA
8 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.48%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.48%) CISM
9 2 (0.48%) CLAS
9 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.19%) QA
2 6 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.48%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) JTAG
5 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) Firmware
2 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.48%) Squid
2 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.48%) vSphere
2 2 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.43%) Puppet
2 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.71%) SCCM
3 2 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.24%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 114 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 71 (16.90%) Oracle
3 18 (4.29%) Facebook
3 18 (4.29%) Google
4 10 (2.38%) Cegedim Rx
4 10 (2.38%) Charles River
4 10 (2.38%) DevExpress
4 10 (2.38%) Informatica
4 10 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 9 (2.14%) Xamarin
6 8 (1.90%) Cisco
7 6 (1.43%) VMware
8 5 (1.19%) Greenplum
8 5 (1.19%) Tableau
9 4 (0.95%) F5
9 4 (0.95%) IBM
10 3 (0.71%) CA
10 3 (0.71%) Juniper
10 3 (0.71%) SAP
10 3 (0.71%) Splunk
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DOE plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DOE plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bishopton, Renfrewshire
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Salary: Competative salary and benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 19 days ago
Scotland
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland
JP Morgan Glasgow
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland
JP Morgan Glasgow
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago