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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 13 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 7.14% 1.56% 10.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.00% 4.76% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,846 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.97% -2.88%

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
16 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 28.57% 32.81% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 6
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,825 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of job ads across the West Lothian region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 22 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
Livingston +3 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Computer Science
Scotland

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) Telematics
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) Node.js
5 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (16.67%) Modbus
6 1 (16.67%) Bluemix
6 1 (16.67%) RS-485
6 1 (16.67%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (16.67%) Predix
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) Python
6 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
6 1 (16.67%) DECT
6 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
6 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (16.67%) Firmware
6 1 (16.67%) Internet
6 1 (16.67%) Perl
6 1 (16.67%) C
6 1 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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 1 (16.67%) Predix
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Bluemix
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) AMQP
1 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (16.67%) DECT
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Modbus
1 1 (16.67%) MQTT
1 1 (16.67%) RS-485
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Angular Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Telematics
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware