Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 38 30
Rank change year-on-year -20 -8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 100 123 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.81% 5.59% 6.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.34% 13.47% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 62 73 126
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -2.60%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,550 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £81,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +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 1,071 913 1,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 40.80% 41.50% 44.87%
Number of salaries quoted 699 588 675
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,750 £73,750 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +7.14%

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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 80 (80.00%) Degree
2 40 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 34 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (33.00%) JavaScript
5 31 (31.00%) Linux
5 31 (31.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 29 (29.00%) Java
7 26 (26.00%) SQL
8 25 (25.00%) Python
9 24 (24.00%) C++
10 23 (23.00%) Mathematics
11 20 (20.00%) C#
11 20 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (18.00%) HTML
12 18 (18.00%) .NET
12 18 (18.00%) CSS
13 17 (17.00%) AngularJS
14 16 (16.00%) Mentoring
15 15 (15.00%) OO
15 15 (15.00%) Scrum
16 14 (14.00%) Finance
16 14 (14.00%) C
16 14 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (13.00%) React
17 13 (13.00%) Analytics
17 13 (13.00%) Self-Motivation
18 12 (12.00%) MVC
18 12 (12.00%) Test Automation
18 12 (12.00%) Visualisation
18 12 (12.00%) Relational Database

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 7 (7.00%) SAS
2 4 (4.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.00%) Apache
4 2 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.00%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.00%) Maya
2 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.00%) IaaS
3 2 (2.00%) PaaS
3 2 (2.00%) SaaS
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.00%) AWS Data Pipeline
4 1 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.00%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 1 (1.00%) GitHub
4 1 (1.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.00%) Network Security
2 1 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 7 (7.00%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.00%) GIS
6 4 (4.00%) Big Data
6 4 (4.00%) Spatial Data
7 3 (3.00%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.00%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.00%) HBase
9 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.00%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.00%) Power BI
9 1 (1.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Selenium
2 6 (6.00%) MSTest
2 6 (6.00%) NUnit
3 4 (4.00%) Jasmine
3 4 (4.00%) JUnit
3 4 (4.00%) Protractor
3 4 (4.00%) TestNG
4 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.00%) JIRA
6 1 (1.00%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.00%) Gradle
6 1 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.00%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (14.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Advertising
2 7 (7.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.00%) Electronics
5 2 (2.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.00%) Games
6 1 (1.00%) Law
6 1 (1.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (36.00%) Developer
2 27 (27.00%) Software Engineer
3 16 (16.00%) Graduate
4 13 (13.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (11.00%) Analyst
5 11 (11.00%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 9 (9.00%) Java Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Graduate Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Web Developer
9 7 (7.00%) C Software Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Data Analyst
9 7 (7.00%) Java Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Graduate Web Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) .NET Developer
11 5 (5.00%) Field Support Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.00%) .NET
1 18 (18.00%) CSS
1 18 (18.00%) HTML
2 17 (17.00%) AngularJS
3 13 (13.00%) React
4 9 (9.00%) Node.js
4 9 (9.00%) Qt
5 7 (7.00%) Hibernate
5 7 (7.00%) Spring
6 6 (6.00%) XML
7 5 (5.00%) HTML5
8 4 (4.00%) CSS3
8 4 (4.00%) JavaFX
8 4 (4.00%) JSON
8 4 (4.00%) OpenGL
9 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.00%) REST
9 3 (3.00%) Swing
10 2 (2.00%) D3.js
10 2 (2.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.00%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (7.00%) Algorithms
3 7 (7.00%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.00%) Fintech
5 3 (3.00%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.00%) User Experience
6 2 (2.00%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.00%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.00%) Blog
7 1 (1.00%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.00%) Linux
2 7 (7.00%) Windows
3 5 (5.00%) Unix
4 4 (4.00%) CentOS
4 4 (4.00%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.00%) Android
6 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.00%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.00%) Mathematics
4 20 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (16.00%) Mentoring
6 15 (15.00%) OO
6 15 (15.00%) Scrum
7 13 (13.00%) Analytics
8 12 (12.00%) MVC
8 12 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 12 (12.00%) Visualisation
9 10 (10.00%) SDLC
10 9 (9.00%) Physics
10 9 (9.00%) Web Development
11 8 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (8.00%) Data Analytics
11 8 (8.00%) OOP
12 7 (7.00%) Data Science
12 7 (7.00%) Time Management
13 6 (6.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (29.00%) Java
3 26 (26.00%) SQL
4 25 (25.00%) Python
5 24 (24.00%) C++
6 20 (20.00%) C#
7 14 (14.00%) C
8 6 (6.00%) R
9 5 (5.00%) PHP
10 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.00%) Go
11 1 (1.00%) Groovy
11 1 (1.00%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.00%) Ruby
11 1 (1.00%) Scala
11 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.00%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 80 (80.00%) Degree
2 31 (31.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.00%) Postgraduate
4 4 (4.00%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (3.00%) Master's Degree
6 2 (2.00%) HND
6 2 (2.00%) MBA
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.00%) PhD
7 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) GCP
3 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.00%) EMIR
3 1 (1.00%) FATCA
3 1 (1.00%) MiFID
3 1 (1.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Docker
1 5 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Ansible
2 1 (1.00%) Oozie
2 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle
3 3 (3.00%) Google
3 3 (3.00%) Splunk
3 3 (3.00%) Sybase
4 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.00%) Adobe
5 1 (1.00%) Apple
5 1 (1.00%) IBM
5 1 (1.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.00%) Tableau
5 1 (1.00%) Vertica
5 1 (1.00%) Xamarin