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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 14 10 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 7.14% 14.75% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.00% 29.03% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
20 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 35.71% 50.82% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 24
Median salary £32,500 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.09% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 5 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Computer Science
Scotland

Computer Science
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Delphi
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Delphi
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft