Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 76 83
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7 -37
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 55 56 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.10% 2.46% 2.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.14% 10.81% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 28 39 65
Edinburgh median annual salary £41,250 £47,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.16% +30.14% -8.75%
10th Percentile £23,875 £26,000 £22,100
90th Percentile £61,500 £58,000 £47,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +15.38% -2.50%

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 676 518 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 25.81% 22.75% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 430 326 569
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,625 £26,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £64,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 55 (100.00%) Degree
2 52 (94.55%) Computer Science
3 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (38.18%) Java
5 18 (32.73%) Software Engineering
6 17 (30.91%) Linux
7 14 (25.45%) C++
8 13 (23.64%) OO
8 13 (23.64%) Scrum
9 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
10 11 (20.00%) C#
10 11 (20.00%) CSS
10 11 (20.00%) Mathematics
11 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
11 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
11 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 10 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (16.36%) HTML
12 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (14.55%) SQL
14 7 (12.73%) SOAP
14 7 (12.73%) Windows
14 7 (12.73%) REST
14 7 (12.73%) QA
15 6 (10.91%) Selenium
15 6 (10.91%) AMQP
15 6 (10.91%) Qt
15 6 (10.91%) GitHub
15 6 (10.91%) AngularJS

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 4 (7.27%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.82%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.91%) GitHub
3 3 (5.45%) SaaS
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.64%) Office 365
5 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) AMQP
2 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) H.323
3 2 (3.64%) VoIP
3 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.64%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.82%) HTTP
4 1 (1.82%) IPv4
4 1 (1.82%) RTCP
4 1 (1.82%) RTP
4 1 (1.82%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.64%) Big Data
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) GIS
4 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.91%) Selenium
3 4 (7.27%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.64%) Bugzilla
4 2 (3.64%) JIRA
4 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.82%) FinalBuilder
5 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) TestLink
5 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (7.27%) Games
2 2 (3.64%) Dutch Language
2 2 (3.64%) Electronics
2 2 (3.64%) French Language
2 2 (3.64%) German Language
2 2 (3.64%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Software Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Developer
3 10 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) GUI Software Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Games Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Junior
7 3 (5.45%) Junior Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Junior Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) QA Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Research Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) CSS
2 9 (16.36%) HTML
3 7 (12.73%) REST
3 7 (12.73%) SOAP
4 6 (10.91%) .NET
4 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
4 6 (10.91%) OpenGL
4 6 (10.91%) Qt
4 6 (10.91%) XML
4 6 (10.91%) ZeroMQ
5 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (7.27%) React
6 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.45%) OAuth2
7 2 (3.64%) COM
7 2 (3.64%) jQuery
7 2 (3.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.82%) Ajax
8 1 (1.82%) Spring
8 1 (1.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 52 (94.55%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.27%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.45%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Fintech
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.82%) iPad
5 1 (1.82%) iPhone
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Windows
3 5 (9.09%) Unix
4 4 (7.27%) Mac OS
5 3 (5.45%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Software Engineering
3 13 (23.64%) OO
3 13 (23.64%) Scrum
4 11 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 6 (10.91%) DevOps
6 6 (10.91%) OOD
6 6 (10.91%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (7.27%) Game Development
8 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.27%) MVC
8 4 (7.27%) SDLC
8 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.45%) Pattern Recognition
9 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (5.45%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) Java
2 14 (25.45%) C++
3 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.00%) C#
5 8 (14.55%) SQL
6 5 (9.09%) Perl
6 5 (9.09%) Python
7 4 (7.27%) Objective-C
7 4 (7.27%) PHP
8 3 (5.45%) AppleScript
8 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.64%) C
9 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.82%) F#
10 1 (1.82%) Ruby
10 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) Postgraduate
3 4 (7.27%) HND
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.64%) VMware
3 1 (1.82%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.82%) ESRI
3 1 (1.82%) Google
3 1 (1.82%) HP
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle