Period
to 20 February 2018

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 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 41 39
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 131 103 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.82% 4.72% 4.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.15% 13.07% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 73 67 103
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £41,269
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +7.83% +7.19%
10th Percentile £24,200 £22,500 £25,400
90th Percentile £66,750 £65,000 £69,100
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +3.90%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,078 788 1,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 39.65% 36.13% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 674 518 729
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,500 £28,600 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science 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.

1 105 (80.15%) Degree
2 56 (42.75%) Software Engineering
3 47 (35.88%) Linux
4 44 (33.59%) Mathematics
5 42 (32.06%) C++
5 42 (32.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 41 (31.30%) Java
7 30 (22.90%) SQL
7 30 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (19.85%) JavaScript
9 25 (19.08%) C#
9 25 (19.08%) Python
10 23 (17.56%) Finance
11 22 (16.79%) .NET
12 21 (16.03%) Physics
13 20 (15.27%) OO
14 19 (14.50%) C
15 17 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (12.21%) Scrum
17 15 (11.45%) AngularJS
17 15 (11.45%) React
17 15 (11.45%) Mentoring
18 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
18 14 (10.69%) Windows
19 13 (9.92%) Microsoft
19 13 (9.92%) Machine Learning
20 12 (9.16%) Algorithms
20 12 (9.16%) Numerate Degree
20 12 (9.16%) CSS
20 12 (9.16%) HTML

Computer Science
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 9 (6.87%) SAS
2 8 (6.11%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.76%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.76%) Confluence
3 1 (0.76%) IIS
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.82%) GitHub
3 4 (3.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.29%) SaaS
5 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.76%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.29%) AMQP
3 2 (1.53%) H.323
3 2 (1.53%) VoIP
3 2 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.40%) Hadoop
3 8 (6.11%) Big Data
3 8 (6.11%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.05%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.05%) GIS
5 4 (3.05%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.29%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.29%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.29%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.29%) Spatial Data
7 2 (1.53%) HBase
7 2 (1.53%) MySQL
7 2 (1.53%) QlikView
7 2 (1.53%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.76%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.76%) Power BI
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.34%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.34%) Selenium
3 5 (3.82%) MSTest
3 5 (3.82%) NetBeans
3 5 (3.82%) NUnit
4 4 (3.05%) Jasmine
4 4 (3.05%) JUnit
4 4 (3.05%) Protractor
4 4 (3.05%) Subversion
4 4 (3.05%) TestNG
5 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.76%) ERwin
6 1 (0.76%) JIRA
6 1 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.76%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (17.56%) Finance
2 11 (8.40%) Banking
3 7 (5.34%) Marketing
4 6 (4.58%) Advertising
5 4 (3.05%) Electronics
6 3 (2.29%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.29%) Games
7 2 (1.53%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.53%) French Language
7 2 (1.53%) German Language
7 2 (1.53%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.76%) Avionics
8 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.76%) Military
8 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (35.11%) Software Engineer
2 31 (23.66%) Developer
3 30 (22.90%) C++ Software Engineer
4 22 (16.79%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (11.45%) Software Developer
6 14 (10.69%) Analyst
7 12 (9.16%) Java Developer
8 10 (7.63%) C Software Engineer
8 10 (7.63%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (7.63%) Data Analyst
9 9 (6.87%) Graduate
10 8 (6.11%) Senior Developer
11 7 (5.34%) Data Scientist
11 7 (5.34%) Support Engineer
12 6 (4.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 6 (4.58%) Machine Learning Scientist
13 5 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
13 5 (3.82%) Embedded Engineer
13 5 (3.82%) Network Field Engineer
13 5 (3.82%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.79%) .NET
2 15 (11.45%) AngularJS
2 15 (11.45%) React
3 12 (9.16%) CSS
3 12 (9.16%) HTML
4 9 (6.87%) Qt
5 8 (6.11%) Hibernate
5 8 (6.11%) XML
6 6 (4.58%) Spring
7 5 (3.82%) Node.js
7 5 (3.82%) OpenGL
8 4 (3.05%) WPF
9 3 (2.29%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (2.29%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.29%) OAuth2
9 3 (2.29%) REST
9 3 (2.29%) SOAP
9 3 (2.29%) ZeroMQ
10 2 (1.53%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.16%) Algorithms
3 10 (7.63%) Robotics
4 5 (3.82%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (3.82%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.05%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.53%) Fintech
8 1 (0.76%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.76%) PMI
8 1 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 47 (35.88%) Linux
2 14 (10.69%) Windows
3 7 (5.34%) Unix
4 5 (3.82%) Robot Operating System
5 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.53%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.53%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.53%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.76%) CentOS
7 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.76%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.75%) Software Engineering
2 44 (33.59%) Mathematics
3 30 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.03%) Physics
5 20 (15.27%) OO
6 16 (12.21%) Scrum
7 15 (11.45%) Mentoring
8 13 (9.92%) Machine Learning
9 11 (8.40%) Artificial Intelligence
9 11 (8.40%) MVC
10 10 (7.63%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (7.63%) SOA
10 10 (7.63%) Test Automation
11 9 (6.87%) Analytics
11 9 (6.87%) OOD
11 9 (6.87%) OOP
11 9 (6.87%) Software Testing
11 9 (6.87%) Statistics
12 8 (6.11%) Data Analysis
12 8 (6.11%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.06%) C++
2 41 (31.30%) Java
3 30 (22.90%) SQL
4 26 (19.85%) JavaScript
5 25 (19.08%) C#
5 25 (19.08%) Python
6 19 (14.50%) C
7 6 (4.58%) R
8 3 (2.29%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.29%) Perl
9 2 (1.53%) PHP
9 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.53%) Scala
10 1 (0.76%) Lua
10 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.76%) Ruby
10 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 105 (80.15%) Degree
2 42 (32.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (9.16%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (6.87%) PhD
5 6 (4.58%) Master's Degree
5 6 (4.58%) Postgraduate
6 4 (3.05%) MBA
7 2 (1.53%) HND
8 1 (0.76%) CISA
8 1 (0.76%) CISM
8 1 (0.76%) CISSP
8 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.76%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.76%) EMIR
2 1 (0.76%) FATCA
2 1 (0.76%) MiFID
2 1 (0.76%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) Firmware
1 4 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.53%) Docker
2 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (9.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.34%) Oracle
3 6 (4.58%) Google
4 3 (2.29%) Sybase
5 2 (1.53%) IBM
5 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.53%) Tableau
5 2 (1.53%) VMware
6 1 (0.76%) Apple
6 1 (0.76%) ESRI
6 1 (0.76%) Intel
6 1 (0.76%) Teradata