The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 9 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 15.00% 1.10% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 42.86% 3.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Computer Science
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
21 26 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 35.00% 28.57% 64.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 29
Average salary £44,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Computer Science
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the West Lothian region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in West Lothian

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in West Lothian

Computer Science
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
Livingston +5 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Linlithgow - 3 - - 1
Bathgate - 1 £35,000 -
Computer Science
Scotland

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 12 (75.00%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) OO
3 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) C
5 5 (31.25%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) C++
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) IIS
5 5 (31.25%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) QA
6 4 (25.00%) Selenium
6 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Release Management
6 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
6 4 (25.00%) System Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Software Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) MVC
7 2 (12.50%) Electronics
7 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 5 (31.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) OLAP
2 1 (6.25%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Tester
5 2 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) WCF
2 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) OO
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Release Management
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 4 (25.00%) System Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) OOD
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C
1 5 (31.25%) C#
1 5 (31.25%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Xen
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Sun
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Linlithgow
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago