The first 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Lothian region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 19 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.11% - 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.00% - 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
25 38 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 27.78% 25.50% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 27
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -13.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
Computer Science
Scotland

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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Livingston - 1 £37,500 -
Computer Science
Scotland

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) C++
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) Perl
6 2 (25.00%) C
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (25.00%) Electronics
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) OLAP
6 2 (25.00%) Firmware
7 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (12.50%) WinForms
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (12.50%) HTML
7 1 (12.50%) CSS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) C
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft