The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 47 26 36
Rank change year-on-year -21 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 44 100 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.97% 7.62% 5.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.30% 17.06% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25 75 52
Median salary £39,000 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £68,000 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 427 586 478
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.57% 44.66% 35.65%
Number of salaries quoted 278 377 257
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 83 (84.69%) Degree
2 48 (48.98%) Java
3 34 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (31.63%) Software Engineering
4 31 (31.63%) SQL
5 25 (25.51%) Finance
6 23 (23.47%) C#
7 22 (22.45%) .NET
8 19 (19.39%) HTML
8 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
9 18 (18.37%) Relational Database
10 17 (17.35%) Oracle
11 16 (16.33%) CSS
12 15 (15.31%) OO
12 15 (15.31%) Python
12 15 (15.31%) Mobile App
13 14 (14.29%) HTML5
14 13 (13.27%) Spring
14 13 (13.27%) Mentoring
15 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
15 12 (12.24%) C++
16 11 (11.22%) PHP
16 11 (11.22%) RDBMS
16 11 (11.22%) Change Management
16 11 (11.22%) Ruby
16 11 (11.22%) Java EE
17 10 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (10.20%) Games
17 10 (10.20%) Tomcat

Computer Science
Top Related 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 10 (10.20%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.12%) Apache
2 6 (6.12%) Apache Spark
2 6 (6.12%) CMS
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.06%) SAS
5 2 (2.04%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.04%) IIS
5 2 (2.04%) JBoss
6 1 (1.02%) Confluence
6 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Office
2 4 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.08%) GitHub
2 4 (4.08%) Slack
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.06%) SaaS
4 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) BGP
1 6 (6.12%) MPLS
1 6 (6.12%) OSPF
2 4 (4.08%) 802.11
2 4 (4.08%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (4.08%) EIGRP
2 4 (4.08%) Firewall
2 4 (4.08%) HSRP
2 4 (4.08%) Internet
2 4 (4.08%) IPsec
2 4 (4.08%) LAN
2 4 (4.08%) NetScaler
2 4 (4.08%) VPN
2 4 (4.08%) WAN
2 4 (4.08%) Wireless
2 4 (4.08%) Wireshark
3 3 (3.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.04%) MRTG
4 2 (2.04%) Network Security
4 2 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.37%) Relational Database
2 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 11 (11.22%) RDBMS
4 9 (9.18%) Hadoop
5 6 (6.12%) Apache Hive
5 6 (6.12%) MySQL
5 6 (6.12%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.08%) Big Data
6 4 (4.08%) HBase
7 2 (2.04%) GIS
7 2 (2.04%) Spatial Data
8 1 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.02%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.02%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Selenium
2 7 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.14%) Maven
2 7 (7.14%) Subversion
3 4 (4.08%) ERwin
3 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.08%) Travis CI
4 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.04%) Xcode
6 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.02%) JIRA
6 1 (1.02%) JUnit
6 1 (1.02%) Mockito
6 1 (1.02%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (1.02%) SpecFlow
General
1 25 (25.51%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Games
3 2 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Legal
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (38.78%) Developer
2 20 (20.41%) Java Developer
3 16 (16.33%) Software Engineer
4 14 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Consultant
6 5 (5.10%) Junior
6 5 (5.10%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Applications Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Architect
7 4 (4.08%) Data Architect
7 4 (4.08%) Graduate
7 4 (4.08%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Principal Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Data Architect
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.45%) .NET
2 19 (19.39%) HTML
3 16 (16.33%) CSS
4 14 (14.29%) HTML5
5 13 (13.27%) Spring
6 11 (11.22%) Java EE
7 9 (9.18%) AngularJS
7 9 (9.18%) Hibernate
8 8 (8.16%) J2EE
8 8 (8.16%) JSP
9 7 (7.14%) CSS3
9 7 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (6.12%) JPA
10 6 (6.12%) Servlets
11 5 (5.10%) Ajax
11 5 (5.10%) Kafka
12 4 (4.08%) 802.1X
13 3 (3.06%) React
13 3 (3.06%) RESTful
13 3 (3.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Mobile App
2 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) Augmented Reality
4 4 (4.08%) Blog
4 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.08%) Fintech
4 4 (4.08%) Taxonomies
4 4 (4.08%) User Experience
5 3 (3.06%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.02%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.02%) ASIC
7 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.02%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.02%) Verilog
7 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.20%) Linux
1 10 (10.20%) Windows
2 8 (8.16%) Android
2 8 (8.16%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.12%) Unix
4 4 (4.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.04%) CentOS
6 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.63%) Software Engineering
3 15 (15.31%) OO
4 13 (13.27%) Mentoring
5 11 (11.22%) Change Management
6 10 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (10.20%) Web Application Development
7 9 (9.18%) Analytics
7 9 (9.18%) Machine Learning
8 8 (8.16%) Android Development
8 8 (8.16%) iOS Development
8 8 (8.16%) Mathematics
9 7 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (7.14%) SDLC
9 7 (7.14%) TDD
10 6 (6.12%) Image Processing
10 6 (6.12%) Problem Management
10 6 (6.12%) Project Management
10 6 (6.12%) Scrum
10 6 (6.12%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.98%) Java
2 31 (31.63%) SQL
3 23 (23.47%) C#
4 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
5 15 (15.31%) Python
6 12 (12.24%) C++
7 11 (11.22%) PHP
7 11 (11.22%) Ruby
8 8 (8.16%) C
8 8 (8.16%) Perl
9 7 (7.14%) Bash Shell
10 5 (5.10%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.06%) Scala
12 1 (1.02%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.02%) Clojure
12 1 (1.02%) Haskell
12 1 (1.02%) Lisp
12 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.02%) R
12 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 83 (84.69%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) ISEB
2 3 (3.06%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.06%) PhD
3 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.02%) Firmware
3 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.02%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) Cacti
2 3 (3.06%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.04%) Ambari
3 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.04%) Nagios
4 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.02%) Puppet
4 1 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (17.35%) Oracle
2 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.12%) Alterian
3 6 (6.12%) Cisco
4 5 (5.10%) IBM
5 4 (4.08%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.08%) Citrix
5 4 (4.08%) F5
5 4 (4.08%) Google
5 4 (4.08%) Intel
5 4 (4.08%) SolarWinds
5 4 (4.08%) Teradata
5 4 (4.08%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.04%) HP
6 2 (2.04%) Juniper
6 2 (2.04%) VMware
7 1 (1.02%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (1.02%) Tableau
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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