Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 113 84
Rank change year-on-year +40 -29 -17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 79 34 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.18% 1.29% 2.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.19% 4.73% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 51 18 30
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% -7.30% +5.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,475 £26,125
90th Percentile £52,500 £68,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 599 719 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.10% 27.22% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 417 509 296
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,400 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,750 £67,500 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Edinburgh

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in Edinburgh

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 79 (100.00%) Degree
2 77 (97.47%) Computer Science
3 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (35.44%) AngularJS
5 26 (32.91%) Software Engineering
5 26 (32.91%) HTML
5 26 (32.91%) JavaScript
6 23 (29.11%) Java
7 20 (25.32%) CSS
7 20 (25.32%) Python
8 19 (24.05%) Linux
9 17 (21.52%) .NET
10 16 (20.25%) TypeScript
11 15 (18.99%) HTML5
11 15 (18.99%) MVC
12 13 (16.46%) C#
12 13 (16.46%) Spring
13 12 (15.19%) SQL
13 12 (15.19%) Product Management
13 12 (15.19%) Analytics
13 12 (15.19%) React
14 11 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (13.92%) Sass
14 11 (13.92%) Hudson
14 11 (13.92%) Workflow
15 10 (12.66%) Windows
15 10 (12.66%) Mobile App
15 10 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (12.66%) Mathematics
16 9 (11.39%) Physics

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (3.80%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.27%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.59%) npm
4 5 (6.33%) Datadog
5 3 (3.80%) GitHub
5 3 (3.80%) SaaS
6 2 (2.53%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.27%) IaaS
7 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.06%) VLAN
3 3 (3.80%) Firewall
4 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.27%) Modbus
5 1 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (6.33%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (6.33%) Blockchain
2 5 (6.33%) Couchbase
2 5 (6.33%) Mixpanel
3 4 (5.06%) Big Data
4 3 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.53%) GIS
5 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Hudson
2 6 (7.59%) gulp
3 5 (6.33%) webpack
4 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.06%) Selenium
5 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.53%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.53%) GoCD
6 2 (2.53%) Grunt
6 2 (2.53%) JUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.27%) JIRA
7 1 (1.27%) Pylint
7 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (6.33%) Electronics
2 4 (5.06%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Automotive
3 2 (2.53%) Games
3 2 (2.53%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 43 (54.43%) Developer
2 13 (16.46%) JavaScript Developer
2 13 (16.46%) Software Engineer
3 12 (15.19%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.92%) React Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Lead Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (7.59%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.06%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Junior
8 4 (5.06%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Software Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.44%) AngularJS
2 26 (32.91%) HTML
3 20 (25.32%) CSS
4 17 (21.52%) .NET
5 15 (18.99%) HTML5
6 13 (16.46%) Spring
7 12 (15.19%) React
8 11 (13.92%) Sass
9 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (8.86%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (8.86%) NumPy
10 7 (8.86%) Pandas
11 6 (7.59%) Angular 2
11 6 (7.59%) Hibernate
12 5 (6.33%) Ionic Framework
12 5 (6.33%) JSON
12 5 (6.33%) Node.js
12 5 (6.33%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (6.33%) RESTful
13 4 (5.06%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.86%) User Experience
3 5 (6.33%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.27%) FMCG
6 1 (1.27%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Linux
2 10 (12.66%) Windows
3 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.53%) Android
4 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Unix
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (97.47%) Computer Science
2 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (32.91%) Software Engineering
4 15 (18.99%) MVC
5 12 (15.19%) Analytics
5 12 (15.19%) Product Management
6 11 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (13.92%) Workflow
7 10 (12.66%) Mathematics
8 9 (11.39%) DevOps
8 9 (11.39%) Physics
8 9 (11.39%) Test Automation
9 8 (10.13%) Data Science
10 7 (8.86%) Artificial Intelligence
10 7 (8.86%) Front End Development
10 7 (8.86%) High Availability
10 7 (8.86%) Machine Learning
11 6 (7.59%) Dependency Management
11 6 (7.59%) Process Improvement
11 6 (7.59%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) JavaScript
2 23 (29.11%) Java
3 20 (25.32%) Python
4 16 (20.25%) TypeScript
5 13 (16.46%) C#
6 12 (15.19%) SQL
7 9 (11.39%) C++
8 7 (8.86%) C
9 6 (7.59%) ES6
10 5 (6.33%) MATLAB
10 5 (6.33%) PHP
10 5 (6.33%) R
11 4 (5.06%) Scala
11 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
12 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.53%) Embedded C++
13 2 (2.53%) Ruby
14 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
14 1 (1.27%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 79 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) CEH
2 3 (3.80%) CISA
2 3 (3.80%) CISM
2 3 (3.80%) CISSP
2 3 (3.80%) CRISC
2 3 (3.80%) SSCP
3 1 (1.27%) ISEB
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) COBIT
2 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Docker
2 3 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Kubernetes
2 6 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.33%) Consul
3 5 (6.33%) Terraform
4 2 (2.53%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.27%) Ansible
5 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (2.53%) IBM
1 2 (2.53%) PagerDuty
2 1 (1.27%) HP
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft