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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 42 28
Rank change year-on-year +20 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 118 55 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.66% 4.56% 6.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.56% 11.27% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 67 35 73
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -11.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 523 488 473
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 42.83% 40.43% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 328 241 286
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £26,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £70,000
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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 141 (85.98%) Degree
2 64 (39.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 63 (38.41%) Software Engineering
4 61 (37.20%) Finance
5 53 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (28.66%) Java
7 42 (25.61%) .NET
8 41 (25.00%) SQL
9 40 (24.39%) C++
10 37 (22.56%) C#
11 33 (20.12%) Python
12 31 (18.90%) JavaScript
12 31 (18.90%) Oracle
12 31 (18.90%) Mathematics
13 27 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (15.85%) Linux
15 24 (14.63%) Banking
16 23 (14.02%) SQL Server
16 23 (14.02%) High Availability
17 21 (12.80%) Relational Database
17 21 (12.80%) OO
18 20 (12.20%) Numerate Degree
19 19 (11.59%) Mentoring
19 19 (11.59%) Windows
20 18 (10.98%) Machine Learning
21 17 (10.37%) Analytics
22 16 (9.76%) Spring
22 16 (9.76%) Hadoop
22 16 (9.76%) Service Management
22 16 (9.76%) 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 14 (8.54%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.88%) Apache
2 8 (4.88%) Apache Spark
3 7 (4.27%) CMS
3 7 (4.27%) SAS
4 5 (3.05%) Apache Pig
4 5 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.22%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.83%) GitHub
3 3 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.22%) SaaS
5 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.22%) ATM
1 2 (1.22%) Network Security
2 1 (0.61%) AMQP
2 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) NGN
2 1 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.80%) Relational Database
3 16 (9.76%) Hadoop
4 13 (7.93%) RDBMS
5 11 (6.71%) Apache Hive
6 10 (6.10%) Big Data
7 8 (4.88%) MongoDB
7 8 (4.88%) MySQL
8 7 (4.27%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.05%) HBase
9 5 (3.05%) QlikView
10 3 (1.83%) BigQuery
10 3 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.22%) GIS
11 2 (1.22%) Spatial Data
12 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.61%) MS Access
12 1 (0.61%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 13 (7.93%) Maven
2 12 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 11 (6.71%) Selenium
4 9 (5.49%) HP UFT
5 8 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.88%) Subversion
6 5 (3.05%) ERwin
6 5 (3.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.44%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.44%) NetBeans
8 3 (1.83%) JIRA
9 2 (1.22%) JUnit
9 2 (1.22%) Mockito
10 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.61%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.61%) Xcode
General
1 61 (37.20%) Finance
2 24 (14.63%) Banking
3 9 (5.49%) Marketing
4 7 (4.27%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.66%) Automotive
6 4 (2.44%) Avionics
6 4 (2.44%) Electronics
7 3 (1.83%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.22%) Games
9 1 (0.61%) Legal
9 1 (0.61%) Military
9 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 39 (23.78%) Developer
3 19 (11.59%) Analyst
4 18 (10.98%) Linux Engineer
5 17 (10.37%) C++ Software Engineer
6 14 (8.54%) Java Developer
7 12 (7.32%) Software Developer
8 10 (6.10%) C# Developer
8 10 (6.10%) Data Scientist
8 10 (6.10%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.49%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (5.49%) Test Analyst
10 8 (4.88%) C# Software Engineer
10 8 (4.88%) Service Manager
11 7 (4.27%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (4.27%) Java Engineer
12 6 (3.66%) .NET Software Developer
12 6 (3.66%) DevOps Manager
12 6 (3.66%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (25.61%) .NET
2 16 (9.76%) HTML
2 16 (9.76%) Spring
3 15 (9.15%) CSS
4 12 (7.32%) AngularJS
4 12 (7.32%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (6.71%) HTML5
6 9 (5.49%) Hibernate
7 8 (4.88%) Ajax
8 7 (4.27%) .NET Framework
8 7 (4.27%) J2EE
8 7 (4.27%) JPA
8 7 (4.27%) JSP
8 7 (4.27%) Servlets
9 6 (3.66%) Django
9 6 (3.66%) Kafka
10 5 (3.05%) Qt
11 4 (2.44%) WPF
12 3 (1.83%) Natural Language Processing
12 3 (1.83%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.15%) Mobile App
3 12 (7.32%) Algorithms
4 8 (4.88%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.05%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.05%) Taxonomies
6 4 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.83%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (1.83%) Fintech
7 3 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.83%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.22%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.61%) ASIC
9 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.61%) PMI
9 1 (0.61%) Robotics
9 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.61%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.85%) Linux
2 19 (11.59%) Windows
3 12 (7.32%) Apple iOS
4 9 (5.49%) Android
5 3 (1.83%) Unix
6 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (38.41%) Software Engineering
2 53 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (18.90%) Mathematics
4 23 (14.02%) High Availability
5 21 (12.80%) OO
6 19 (11.59%) Mentoring
7 18 (10.98%) Machine Learning
8 17 (10.37%) Analytics
9 16 (9.76%) SDLC
9 16 (9.76%) Service Management
10 14 (8.54%) Physics
11 13 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (7.93%) ITIL
12 12 (7.32%) iOS Development
12 12 (7.32%) Software Testing
13 10 (6.10%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (6.10%) Service Delivery
13 10 (6.10%) Test Scripting
14 9 (5.49%) OOP
14 9 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (28.66%) Java
2 41 (25.00%) SQL
3 40 (24.39%) C++
4 37 (22.56%) C#
5 33 (20.12%) Python
6 31 (18.90%) JavaScript
7 15 (9.15%) PL/SQL
8 14 (8.54%) Scala
9 13 (7.93%) Ruby
10 11 (6.71%) C
11 9 (5.49%) Bash Shell
11 9 (5.49%) PHP
12 8 (4.88%) Perl
13 4 (2.44%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.83%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.83%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.83%) R
15 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.22%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 141 (85.98%) Degree
2 64 (39.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (12.20%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (5.49%) ISTQB
4 9 (5.49%) PhD
5 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.22%) MBA
7 1 (0.61%) CISA
7 1 (0.61%) CISM
7 1 (0.61%) CISSP
7 1 (0.61%) HND
7 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.61%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.93%) SLA
2 2 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) PMO
3 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.61%) Firmware
1 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.49%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.66%) Ambari
3 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (18.90%) Oracle
2 15 (9.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.49%) Cognizant
3 9 (5.49%) HP
4 8 (4.88%) Tableau
5 7 (4.27%) Alterian
6 6 (3.66%) IBM
7 5 (3.05%) Teradata
8 2 (1.22%) Google
8 2 (1.22%) Intel
9 1 (0.61%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (0.61%) Sybase
9 1 (0.61%) Unisys
9 1 (0.61%) Vertica
9 1 (0.61%) VMware
9 1 (0.61%) Xamarin
Edinburgh, Midlothian
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Soultek (Scotland) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: Addtional Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Scottish Parliament
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Call Centre Associates
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Scottish Parliament
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 10 days ago