Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 43 51
Rank change year-on-year +15 +8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 183 141 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.62% 5.34% 4.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.13% 5.75% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 121 74 60
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.03% +13.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,300 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,750 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -10.11% +11.25%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,251 2,451 2,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.67% 92.84% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,405 1,539 1,370
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,959 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 168 (91.80%) Degree
2 87 (47.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 83 (45.36%) Software Engineering
4 57 (31.15%) Java
5 54 (29.51%) Mathematics
6 50 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (26.23%) Physics
8 47 (25.68%) Python
9 41 (22.40%) JavaScript
10 38 (20.77%) SQL
11 36 (19.67%) Analytics
12 33 (18.03%) Linux
13 31 (16.94%) Test Automation
14 26 (14.21%) HTML
14 26 (14.21%) AngularJS
15 24 (13.11%) Data Science
16 23 (12.57%) CSS
17 22 (12.02%) C#
18 21 (11.48%) Big Data
19 20 (10.93%) Fintech
19 20 (10.93%) C++
19 20 (10.93%) MVC
19 20 (10.93%) Spring
20 18 (9.84%) .NET
20 18 (9.84%) Machine Learning
20 18 (9.84%) HTML5
20 18 (9.84%) Hudson
21 17 (9.29%) R
21 17 (9.29%) SQL Server
22 16 (8.74%) Docker

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 (3.83%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.19%) SAS
3 3 (1.64%) Apache
4 2 (1.09%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.55%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.55%) JBoss
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Simulink
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.46%) SaaS
3 5 (2.73%) OpenShift
4 4 (2.19%) GitHub
5 3 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.64%) npm
6 2 (1.09%) Datadog
6 2 (1.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.83%) Network Security
2 6 (3.28%) IPv4
2 6 (3.28%) MPLS
2 6 (3.28%) WAN
3 5 (2.73%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.73%) Internet
3 5 (2.73%) Wireshark
4 4 (2.19%) DNS
5 3 (1.64%) Modbus
5 3 (1.64%) VLAN
5 3 (1.64%) Wireless
6 2 (1.09%) Firewall
6 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.48%) Big Data
2 17 (9.29%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.10%) Blockchain
4 12 (6.56%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (3.83%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.28%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.73%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (2.73%) MySQL
8 5 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.73%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.64%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.64%) GIS
9 3 (1.64%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.09%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.09%) Mixpanel
11 1 (0.55%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 18 (9.84%) Hudson
2 11 (6.01%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.19%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.64%) gulp
4 3 (1.64%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.09%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.09%) GoCD
5 2 (1.09%) webpack
6 1 (0.55%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.55%) JIRA
6 1 (0.55%) Pylint
6 1 (0.55%) QUnit
6 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (7.10%) Finance
2 4 (2.19%) Banking
2 4 (2.19%) Marketing
3 3 (1.64%) Electronics
3 3 (1.64%) Games
4 2 (1.09%) Advertising
4 2 (1.09%) Automotive
4 2 (1.09%) Social Science
5 1 (0.55%) Military
5 1 (0.55%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (33.33%) Developer
2 39 (21.31%) Software Engineer
3 17 (9.29%) Java Developer
4 14 (7.65%) Analyst
5 13 (7.10%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (6.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (6.56%) Software Developer
7 10 (5.46%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (5.46%) React Developer
7 10 (5.46%) Test Engineer
8 9 (4.92%) Lead Developer
9 8 (4.37%) Data Scientist
10 7 (3.83%) Architect
10 7 (3.83%) Ruby Developer
10 7 (3.83%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.83%) Software Architect
11 6 (3.28%) Development Manager
11 6 (3.28%) Lead Java Developer
11 6 (3.28%) Network Design Engineer
11 6 (3.28%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.21%) AngularJS
1 26 (14.21%) HTML
2 23 (12.57%) CSS
3 20 (10.93%) Spring
4 18 (9.84%) .NET
4 18 (9.84%) HTML5
5 15 (8.20%) Spring Boot
6 14 (7.65%) Kafka
6 14 (7.65%) NumPy
6 14 (7.65%) Pandas
6 14 (7.65%) React
7 13 (7.10%) Node.js
8 10 (5.46%) Sass
9 8 (4.37%) Java EE
10 7 (3.83%) ASP.NET
10 7 (3.83%) Matplotlib
10 7 (3.83%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (3.83%) scikit-learn
10 7 (3.83%) SciPy
11 6 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.93%) Fintech
2 12 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (4.37%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.83%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.83%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (3.28%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.73%) Internet of Things
7 5 (2.73%) NHS
8 4 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.19%) User Experience
9 3 (1.64%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.09%) PMI
10 2 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.03%) Linux
2 13 (7.10%) Windows
3 7 (3.83%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.55%) Android
6 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (45.36%) Software Engineering
2 54 (29.51%) Mathematics
3 50 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (26.23%) Physics
5 36 (19.67%) Analytics
6 31 (16.94%) Test Automation
7 24 (13.11%) Data Science
8 20 (10.93%) MVC
9 18 (9.84%) Machine Learning
10 15 (8.20%) Artificial Intelligence
10 15 (8.20%) Customer Requirements
11 14 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (7.65%) Web Development
12 13 (7.10%) Open Source
13 11 (6.01%) Data Engineering
13 11 (6.01%) Mentoring
13 11 (6.01%) Microservices
13 11 (6.01%) Product Management
13 11 (6.01%) Workflow
14 10 (5.46%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 57 (31.15%) Java
2 47 (25.68%) Python
3 41 (22.40%) JavaScript
4 38 (20.77%) SQL
5 22 (12.02%) C#
6 20 (10.93%) C++
7 17 (9.29%) R
8 13 (7.10%) MATLAB
9 9 (4.92%) Ruby
10 8 (4.37%) C
10 8 (4.37%) Scala
11 7 (3.83%) Embedded C
11 7 (3.83%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.73%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.73%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.19%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.64%) ES6
14 3 (1.64%) Java 8
14 3 (1.64%) Java 9
14 3 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 168 (91.80%) Degree
2 87 (47.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.28%) CCNP
3 6 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.73%) HND
5 4 (2.19%) CISA
5 4 (2.19%) CISM
5 4 (2.19%) CISSP
5 4 (2.19%) CRISC
5 4 (2.19%) PhD
6 2 (1.09%) CEH
6 2 (1.09%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.09%) SSCP
7 1 (0.55%) MCP
7 1 (0.55%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.46%) GDPR
2 3 (1.64%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.64%) PMBOK
3 2 (1.09%) COBIT
3 2 (1.09%) IEC 61131
3 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 16 (8.74%) Docker
2 6 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.73%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.19%) NFS
4 4 (2.19%) Samba
5 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (8.20%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.83%) vCenter Server
3 5 (2.73%) Terraform
4 3 (1.64%) Ansible
5 2 (1.09%) Ambari
5 2 (1.09%) Consul
5 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.09%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 11 (6.01%) Oracle
2 10 (5.46%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.28%) Cisco
3 6 (3.28%) F5
3 6 (3.28%) VMware
4 5 (2.73%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.73%) Tableau
5 3 (1.64%) New Relic
6 2 (1.09%) Google
6 2 (1.09%) PagerDuty
7 1 (0.55%) ESRI
7 1 (0.55%) Platfora
7 1 (0.55%) Twitter
7 1 (0.55%) Xamarin