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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 195 202 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.85% 6.38% 6.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.02% 16.29% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 85 151 179
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1217 1240 1276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 42.75% 39.18% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 554 770 840
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +20 124 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Edinburgh -13 50 £38,750 -1.89% 8
Fife -9 6 £27,000 -14.28%
Dundee +7 5 £27,500 -21.42%
Aberdeen +4 4 £41,250 +11.48% 1
Renfrewshire - 4 £60,000 -
West Lothian -5 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Stirling +13 1 £45,000 +23.28%
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 373 (89.66%) Degree
2 199 (47.84%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (35.82%) C#
4 143 (34.38%) .NET
5 128 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 125 (30.05%) JavaScript
7 110 (26.44%) Microsoft
8 104 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 101 (24.28%) MS Excel
10 97 (23.32%) SQL
11 96 (23.08%) Finance
12 93 (22.36%) Java
13 83 (19.95%) Oracle
13 83 (19.95%) OO
14 80 (19.23%) HTML
15 61 (14.66%) CSS
16 57 (13.70%) Project Management
17 56 (13.46%) SDLC
18 54 (12.98%) TDD
19 53 (12.74%) Linux
20 52 (12.50%) Mentoring
21 50 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
21 50 (12.02%) Scrum
22 49 (11.78%) .NET Framework
23 47 (11.30%) C++
24 45 (10.82%) Mathematics
24 45 (10.82%) jQuery
24 45 (10.82%) AngularJS
25 42 (10.10%) HTML5
26 39 (9.38%) BDD

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 22 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.09%) Apache
3 14 (3.37%) SAS
4 13 (3.13%) Apache Spark
4 13 (3.13%) Drupal
5 12 (2.88%) Joomla!
6 8 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.44%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (0.96%) CMS
9 3 (0.72%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.72%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.48%) IIS
10 2 (0.48%) JBoss
10 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.24%) Confluence
11 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 101 (24.28%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (3.37%) MS Office
4 6 (1.44%) Stata
5 3 (0.72%) MS Project
6 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.88%) osCommerce
2 2 (0.48%) Magento
2 2 (0.48%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.24%) nopCommerce
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
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.72%) SaaS
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.48%) GitHub
5 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.24%) Google Play
5 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.85%) Internet
2 11 (2.64%) Network Security
3 10 (2.40%) Firewall
4 8 (1.92%) DHCP
4 8 (1.92%) DNS
5 7 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.68%) VPN
6 6 (1.44%) IPsec
6 6 (1.44%) SAN
7 5 (1.20%) HTTP
8 4 (0.96%) Wireless
9 3 (0.72%) LAN
9 3 (0.72%) WAN
10 2 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.48%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.48%) RS-232
11 1 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.24%) FWSM
11 1 (0.24%) NAS
11 1 (0.24%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.21%) Relational Database
3 23 (5.53%) Big Data
4 21 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (4.81%) MySQL
6 19 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (4.09%) Hadoop
8 13 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (3.13%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.88%) Data Mining
10 10 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (2.16%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.68%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.68%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.20%) GIS
15 4 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.61%) Subversion
3 11 (2.64%) JIRA
3 11 (2.64%) Maven
4 10 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (2.16%) JUnit
5 9 (2.16%) Selenium
6 8 (1.92%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.68%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.44%) Grunt
9 5 (1.20%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.96%) Bower
10 4 (0.96%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.72%) Gradle
11 3 (0.72%) JBehave
11 3 (0.72%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (0.48%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.48%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.48%) Xcode
General
1 96 (23.08%) Finance
2 39 (9.38%) Banking
3 25 (6.01%) Games
4 21 (5.05%) Retail
5 19 (4.57%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.37%) Local Government
7 11 (2.64%) Legal
8 10 (2.40%) Electronics
9 9 (2.16%) Marketing
10 7 (1.68%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.96%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.72%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.72%) Law
14 2 (0.48%) Avionics
14 2 (0.48%) Military
14 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.48%) Publishing
15 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 185 (44.47%) Developer
2 63 (15.14%) .NET Developer
3 62 (14.90%) Software Engineer
4 52 (12.50%) Analyst
5 43 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 34 (8.17%) Senior Developer
7 26 (6.25%) Graduate
8 23 (5.53%) Software Developer
8 23 (5.53%) Web Developer
9 22 (5.29%) Consultant
10 21 (5.05%) Java Developer
10 21 (5.05%) Junior
11 20 (4.81%) Development Manager
11 20 (4.81%) SQL Developer
12 19 (4.57%) Application Development Manager
12 19 (4.57%) Applications Development Manager
12 19 (4.57%) Applications Manager
12 19 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (4.33%) Senior Software Engineer
13 18 (4.33%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (34.38%) .NET
2 80 (19.23%) HTML
3 61 (14.66%) CSS
4 49 (11.78%) .NET Framework
5 45 (10.82%) AngularJS
5 45 (10.82%) jQuery
6 42 (10.10%) HTML5
7 39 (9.38%) ASP.NET
8 34 (8.17%) Web Services
9 32 (7.69%) Node.js
10 23 (5.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 22 (5.29%) Ajax
12 19 (4.57%) React
13 17 (4.09%) Spring
14 15 (3.61%) WCF
15 14 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (3.13%) JSON
16 13 (3.13%) REST
16 13 (3.13%) XML
17 12 (2.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (10.82%) Mathematics
3 34 (8.17%) Data Integration
4 31 (7.45%) Management Information System
5 19 (4.57%) Physics
6 14 (3.37%) Economics
7 13 (3.13%) Psychology
7 13 (3.13%) Statistics
8 12 (2.88%) Wiki
9 10 (2.40%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.92%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.92%) User Experience
11 6 (1.44%) Applied Mathematics
11 6 (1.44%) Derivative
11 6 (1.44%) Informatics
12 5 (1.20%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.20%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.20%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 53 (12.74%) Linux
2 34 (8.17%) Windows
3 15 (3.61%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.13%) Ubuntu
5 12 (2.88%) Android
6 10 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.16%) Unix
7 9 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.92%) Debian
8 8 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.68%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.24%) OS/400
12 1 (0.24%) SUSE
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (47.84%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 83 (19.95%) OO
4 57 (13.70%) Project Management
5 56 (13.46%) SDLC
6 54 (12.98%) TDD
7 52 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 50 (12.02%) Scrum
9 39 (9.38%) BDD
10 38 (9.13%) DevOps
11 35 (8.41%) Continuous Delivery
12 32 (7.69%) Business Analysis
13 31 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (7.45%) MVC
14 27 (6.49%) Web Development
15 26 (6.25%) Service Delivery
16 25 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (5.53%) Automated Testing
17 23 (5.53%) Coaching
18 22 (5.29%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 149 (35.82%) C#
2 125 (30.05%) JavaScript
3 97 (23.32%) SQL
4 93 (22.36%) Java
5 47 (11.30%) C++
6 35 (8.41%) Python
7 28 (6.73%) C
8 21 (5.05%) PHP
9 19 (4.57%) Perl
10 17 (4.09%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.40%) Scala
11 10 (2.40%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.16%) Ruby
13 8 (1.92%) R
14 7 (1.68%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.20%) Lisp
15 5 (1.20%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.20%) VB
16 4 (0.96%) Delphi
17 3 (0.72%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 373 (89.66%) Degree
2 19 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (4.33%) MCSE
4 10 (2.40%) MCP
5 8 (1.92%) CISSP
6 7 (1.68%) CISA
7 6 (1.44%) CISM
7 6 (1.44%) PhD
7 6 (1.44%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.96%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.96%) CLAS
8 4 (0.96%) HND
8 4 (0.96%) ISEB
9 3 (0.72%) CCNA
9 3 (0.72%) CCNP
9 3 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.48%) PCI QSA
10 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.25%) QA
2 6 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.48%) COBIT
3 2 (0.48%) ISO27002
3 2 (0.48%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) JTAG
4 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.96%) Firmware
2 4 (0.96%) vSphere
3 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.72%) XenApp
4 2 (0.48%) Squid
5 1 (0.24%) Docker
5 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (1.20%) Puppet
3 2 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.48%) SCCM
4 1 (0.24%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.24%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 110 (26.44%) Microsoft
2 83 (19.95%) Oracle
3 12 (2.88%) Cisco
3 12 (2.88%) Facebook
3 12 (2.88%) Google
4 10 (2.40%) Informatica
4 10 (2.40%) Xamarin
5 8 (1.92%) Cognizant
5 8 (1.92%) VMware
6 7 (1.68%) F5
6 7 (1.68%) Juniper
7 6 (1.44%) Cegedim Rx
7 6 (1.44%) DevExpress
7 6 (1.44%) Greenplum
7 6 (1.44%) Nimsoft
7 6 (1.44%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.44%) Tableau
8 4 (0.96%) IBM
9 3 (0.72%) Citrix
9 3 (0.72%) Intel Security
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