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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - 15 11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 0 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - 10.34% 10.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 28.57% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Average salary - £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
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
17 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 27.87% 36.21% 32.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 14
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,825 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Trac
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Xen

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Trac
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Build Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) HND
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
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