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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 5 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 16 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 21.05% - 5.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 38.10% - 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £32,500
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
42 13 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 55.26% 24.53% 52.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 14
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £36,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 29 July 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 - 7 £40,000 - 3
Linlithgow - 6 - - 1
Bathgate - 1 £35,000 -
Computer Science
Scotland

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (52.00%) Degree
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) IIS
3 11 (44.00%) Web Services
4 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (40.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) QA
4 10 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 10 (40.00%) Release Management
4 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 10 (40.00%) System Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 10 (40.00%) SDLC
5 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Selenium
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle
7 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (28.00%) Linux
7 7 (28.00%) Python
8 5 (20.00%) Network Management
8 5 (20.00%) Junos
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (20.00%) F5
8 5 (20.00%) NX-OS
8 5 (20.00%) VLAN
8 5 (20.00%) Wireshark

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (44.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.00%) WAN
2 5 (20.00%) RIP
2 5 (20.00%) OSPF
2 5 (20.00%) BGP
2 5 (20.00%) NetScreen
2 5 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 5 (20.00%) VLAN
2 5 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (20.00%) Junos
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (20.00%) NX-OS
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (4.00%) OLAP
2 1 (4.00%) FileMaker
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (4.00%) JBehave
2 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Trac
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Tester
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) QA Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Senior QA Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Automation Tester
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Automation Tester
4 5 (20.00%) Senior QA Tester
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Tester
4 5 (20.00%) QA Tester
4 5 (20.00%) Network Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (12.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) WCF
3 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Solaris
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 10 (40.00%) Release Management
2 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 10 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 10 (40.00%) System Testing
2 10 (40.00%) Software Delivery
2 10 (40.00%) SDLC
3 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Network Management
5 4 (16.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) TDD
8 1 (4.00%) Pair Programming
8 1 (4.00%) ITIL
8 1 (4.00%) UML
8 1 (4.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 3 (12.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.00%) Juniper
3 5 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) Sun
5 1 (4.00%) Cognizant
Livingston, West Lothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 20 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 11 days ago
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Linlithgow (Near Edinburgh)
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago