Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 28 45
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 180 204 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.07% 7.58% 4.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.35% 18.13% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 109 113 68
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -13.51% +23.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £25,950
90th Percentile £71,500 £55,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 1,101 1,125 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 43.26% 41.77% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 697 647 544
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% +2.33% +3.61%

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 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 152 (84.44%) Degree
2 96 (53.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 77 (42.78%) Software Engineering
4 63 (35.00%) Java
5 53 (29.44%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (28.33%) Python
7 44 (24.44%) Mathematics
8 41 (22.78%) Linux
9 36 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 36 (20.00%) SQL
10 35 (19.44%) Analytics
11 34 (18.89%) Physics
12 29 (16.11%) Test Automation
13 25 (13.89%) C#
14 23 (12.78%) Data Science
15 21 (11.67%) .NET
16 20 (11.11%) AngularJS
16 20 (11.11%) Big Data
17 19 (10.56%) C++
17 19 (10.56%) Windows
18 18 (10.00%) CSS
18 18 (10.00%) Machine Learning
18 18 (10.00%) Mentoring
19 17 (9.44%) Node.js
19 17 (9.44%) SQL Server
19 17 (9.44%) Microsoft
20 16 (8.89%) HTML
20 16 (8.89%) Finance
20 16 (8.89%) Docker
20 16 (8.89%) Fintech

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 10 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.89%) Apache
3 5 (2.78%) SAS
4 4 (2.22%) nginx
5 3 (1.67%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.67%) IIS
6 2 (1.11%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.11%) JBoss
6 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Simulink
2 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.11%) NetSuite
1 2 (1.11%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.00%) SaaS
3 5 (2.78%) OpenShift
4 4 (2.22%) Akamai
4 4 (2.22%) IaaS
5 3 (1.67%) GitHub
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.56%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.56%) Google Play
7 1 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.00%) DNS
1 9 (5.00%) Internet
1 9 (5.00%) Wireshark
2 7 (3.89%) Network Security
3 6 (3.33%) Firewall
3 6 (3.33%) IPv4
3 6 (3.33%) MPLS
3 6 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.33%) WAN
4 5 (2.78%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.22%) HTTP
5 4 (2.22%) Kerberos
5 4 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (2.22%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (1.67%) Modbus
6 3 (1.67%) VLAN
6 3 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.11%) Big Data
2 17 (9.44%) SQL Server
3 14 (7.78%) Blockchain
4 12 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.78%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.22%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.67%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.67%) GIS
8 3 (1.67%) MySQL
8 3 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.67%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.44%) Hudson
3 4 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.22%) Fiddler
3 4 (2.22%) JIRA
3 4 (2.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.11%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.56%) Pylint
5 1 (0.56%) QUnit
General
1 16 (8.89%) Finance
2 5 (2.78%) Banking
3 4 (2.22%) Marketing
4 2 (1.11%) Advertising
4 2 (1.11%) Electronics
4 2 (1.11%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Automotive
5 1 (0.56%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.56%) Military
5 1 (0.56%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 56 (31.11%) Developer
2 31 (17.22%) Software Engineer
3 18 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 10 (5.56%) Analyst
4 10 (5.56%) Data Scientist
4 10 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 9 (5.00%) Development Manager
5 9 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (5.00%) Graduate
5 9 (5.00%) Software Development Manager
6 8 (4.44%) Software Manager
7 7 (3.89%) Architect
7 7 (3.89%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (3.89%) Lead Developer
7 7 (3.89%) Software Architect
7 7 (3.89%) Team Leader
8 6 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
8 6 (3.33%) Network Design Engineer
8 6 (3.33%) Network Engineer
8 6 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.67%) .NET
2 20 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 18 (10.00%) CSS
4 17 (9.44%) Node.js
5 16 (8.89%) HTML
6 15 (8.33%) Kafka
6 15 (8.33%) Spring
7 14 (7.78%) Spring Boot
8 13 (7.22%) NumPy
8 13 (7.22%) Pandas
9 12 (6.67%) Java EE
9 12 (6.67%) React
10 11 (6.11%) HTML5
11 7 (3.89%) ASP.NET
11 7 (3.89%) Matplotlib
11 7 (3.89%) OAuth
11 7 (3.89%) OAuth2
11 7 (3.89%) SAML
11 7 (3.89%) scikit-learn
11 7 (3.89%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.89%) Fintech
2 10 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 10 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.89%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (3.89%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.78%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (2.22%) NHS
8 3 (1.67%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.67%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.11%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.11%) Blog
9 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.11%) PMI
9 2 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 41 (22.78%) Linux
2 19 (10.56%) Windows
3 10 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.33%) CentOS
4 6 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.67%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.67%) Unix
6 2 (1.11%) Android
6 2 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.11%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (42.78%) Software Engineering
2 53 (29.44%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (24.44%) Mathematics
4 35 (19.44%) Analytics
5 34 (18.89%) Physics
6 29 (16.11%) Test Automation
7 23 (12.78%) Data Science
8 18 (10.00%) Machine Learning
8 18 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 15 (8.33%) DevOps
9 15 (8.33%) Microservices
10 14 (7.78%) Web Development
11 13 (7.22%) Coaching
11 13 (7.22%) MVC
11 13 (7.22%) OO
12 12 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
12 12 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
12 12 (6.67%) Data Engineering
13 11 (6.11%) OOP
14 10 (5.56%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 63 (35.00%) Java
2 51 (28.33%) Python
3 36 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 36 (20.00%) SQL
4 25 (13.89%) C#
5 19 (10.56%) C++
6 14 (7.78%) R
7 11 (6.11%) MATLAB
8 10 (5.56%) C
9 7 (3.89%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.33%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.33%) Embedded C
10 6 (3.33%) Ruby
10 6 (3.33%) Scala
11 5 (2.78%) PHP
11 5 (2.78%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.22%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.67%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.11%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 152 (84.44%) Degree
2 96 (53.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.33%) CCNP
3 6 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.78%) PhD
5 4 (2.22%) CISA
5 4 (2.22%) CISM
5 4 (2.22%) CISSP
5 4 (2.22%) CRISC
5 4 (2.22%) HND
6 2 (1.11%) CEH
6 2 (1.11%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.11%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.11%) SSCP
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.44%) GDPR
2 5 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.67%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.67%) PMBOK
4 2 (1.11%) COBIT
4 2 (1.11%) IEC 61131
4 2 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.11%) QA
5 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (8.89%) Docker
2 9 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.22%) NFS
5 4 (2.22%) Samba
6 2 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.89%) Ansible
2 7 (3.89%) vCenter Server
3 4 (2.22%) Kibana
4 1 (0.56%) Ambari
4 1 (0.56%) Oozie
4 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.56%) Puppet
4 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (9.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.22%) Oracle
3 11 (6.11%) Red Hat
4 10 (5.56%) VMware
5 6 (3.33%) Cisco
5 6 (3.33%) F5
6 2 (1.11%) Apple
6 2 (1.11%) Google
6 2 (1.11%) IBM
6 2 (1.11%) Informatica
6 2 (1.11%) Sage
6 2 (1.11%) Samsung
7 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.56%) ESRI
7 1 (0.56%) New Relic
7 1 (0.56%) Xamarin