Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 27 44
Rank change year-on-year -15 +17 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 128 198 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.04% 7.82% 4.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.06% 18.44% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 78 113 90
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96% -1.95%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £79,650 £56,000 £52,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,260
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.55% -0.62%

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 1,061 1,074 1,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 41.76% 42.40% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 709 622 586
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £25,875
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,625 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.94% -5.56% +8.43%

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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 96 (75.00%) Degree
2 63 (49.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (42.97%) Software Engineering
4 42 (32.81%) Python
5 41 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (31.25%) Linux
7 38 (29.69%) Java
8 27 (21.09%) SQL
9 26 (20.31%) JavaScript
10 22 (17.19%) C#
10 22 (17.19%) Mathematics
11 20 (15.63%) C++
11 20 (15.63%) Test Automation
11 20 (15.63%) Analytics
12 19 (14.84%) .NET
12 19 (14.84%) Windows
13 18 (14.06%) Microsoft
14 17 (13.28%) CSS
15 16 (12.50%) Mentoring
16 15 (11.72%) HTML
16 15 (11.72%) Scrum
17 14 (10.94%) Web Development
17 14 (10.94%) OO
17 14 (10.94%) Node.js
18 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (9.38%) AngularJS
18 12 (9.38%) OOP
18 12 (9.38%) Finance
18 12 (9.38%) Physics
19 11 (8.59%) SQL Server

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 (5.47%) Apache
1 7 (5.47%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.91%) SAS
3 4 (3.13%) nginx
4 3 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.34%) IIS
5 2 (1.56%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.56%) JBoss
5 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.78%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.78%) Maya
2 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.78%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.56%) NetSuite
1 2 (1.56%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.69%) IaaS
3 6 (4.69%) SaaS
4 4 (3.13%) Akamai
5 3 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.56%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.56%) GitHub
6 2 (1.56%) PaaS
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.78%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.78%) Google Play
7 1 (0.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.03%) DNS
2 5 (3.91%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (3.91%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.91%) Wireshark
3 4 (3.13%) Firewall
3 4 (3.13%) HTTP
3 4 (3.13%) Internet
3 4 (3.13%) IPv4
3 4 (3.13%) Kerberos
3 4 (3.13%) MPLS
3 4 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (3.13%) WAN
4 3 (2.34%) Network Security
5 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.78%) Modbus
5 1 (0.78%) SSL
5 1 (0.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.47%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.69%) Blockchain
4 4 (3.13%) GIS
4 4 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.34%) Big Data
5 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.78%) MySQL
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.78%) Spatial Data
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.13%) Fiddler
2 4 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.13%) JIRA
3 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.56%) Selenium
3 2 (1.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.78%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.78%) Gradle
4 1 (0.78%) Hudson
4 1 (0.78%) MSTest
4 1 (0.78%) NUnit
4 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.78%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 12 (9.38%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Retail
3 3 (2.34%) Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Advertising
4 2 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Law
5 1 (0.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 43 (33.59%) Developer
2 24 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 15 (11.72%) Graduate
4 14 (10.94%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 8 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
5 8 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 8 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
6 7 (5.47%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (5.47%) Software Manager
6 7 (5.47%) Team Leader
7 6 (4.69%) Junior
7 6 (4.69%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.69%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.91%) Analyst
8 5 (3.91%) Java Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Technical Support
9 4 (3.13%) Data Scientist
9 4 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.13%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.84%) .NET
2 17 (13.28%) CSS
3 15 (11.72%) HTML
4 14 (10.94%) Node.js
5 12 (9.38%) AngularJS
6 9 (7.03%) React
7 8 (6.25%) HTML5
7 8 (6.25%) JSON
7 8 (6.25%) OAuth
7 8 (6.25%) SAML
7 8 (6.25%) Spring
8 7 (5.47%) Kafka
8 7 (5.47%) OAuth2
8 7 (5.47%) Spring Boot
9 6 (4.69%) CSS3
10 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET
10 5 (3.91%) Java EE
10 5 (3.91%) JavaFX
10 5 (3.91%) LAMP
10 5 (3.91%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.59%) Data Structures
2 10 (7.81%) Algorithms
3 8 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.69%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.13%) User Experience
7 3 (2.34%) Blog
7 3 (2.34%) Fintech
7 3 (2.34%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.34%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.56%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.56%) PMI
8 2 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.78%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 40 (31.25%) Linux
2 19 (14.84%) Windows
3 8 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.47%) CentOS
5 5 (3.91%) Android
5 5 (3.91%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.91%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.34%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.56%) Unix
9 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.78%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.97%) Software Engineering
2 41 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (17.19%) Mathematics
4 20 (15.63%) Analytics
4 20 (15.63%) Test Automation
5 16 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 15 (11.72%) Scrum
7 14 (10.94%) OO
7 14 (10.94%) Web Development
8 12 (9.38%) OOP
8 12 (9.38%) Physics
9 11 (8.59%) Visualisation
10 10 (7.81%) Data Science
10 10 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (7.03%) DevOps
11 9 (7.03%) Machine Learning
11 9 (7.03%) MVC
12 8 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (6.25%) Line Management
13 7 (5.47%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.81%) Python
2 38 (29.69%) Java
3 27 (21.09%) SQL
4 26 (20.31%) JavaScript
5 22 (17.19%) C#
6 20 (15.63%) C++
7 9 (7.03%) C
8 8 (6.25%) R
9 7 (5.47%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.91%) PHP
11 2 (1.56%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.56%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.56%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.56%) Scala
12 1 (0.78%) Java 8
12 1 (0.78%) Java 9
12 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 96 (75.00%) Degree
2 63 (49.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.13%) CCNP
3 4 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.56%) CISA
4 2 (1.56%) CISM
4 2 (1.56%) CISSP
4 2 (1.56%) CRISC
4 2 (1.56%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.56%) PhD
4 2 (1.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.78%) HND
5 1 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) GDPR
2 3 (2.34%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.34%) PMBOK
2 3 (2.34%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) GCP
4 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.47%) Docker
3 4 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.13%) NFS
3 4 (3.13%) Samba
3 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.47%) Ansible
2 4 (3.13%) Kibana
2 4 (3.13%) vCenter Server
3 3 (2.34%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.78%) Oozie
5 1 (0.78%) Puppet
5 1 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.25%) VMware
3 6 (4.69%) Oracle
3 6 (4.69%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.13%) Cisco
4 4 (3.13%) F5
5 3 (2.34%) Splunk
6 2 (1.56%) Apple
6 2 (1.56%) Google
6 2 (1.56%) IBM
6 2 (1.56%) Informatica
6 2 (1.56%) Sage
6 2 (1.56%) Samsung
7 1 (0.78%) Adobe
7 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.78%) New Relic
7 1 (0.78%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.78%) Vertica
7 1 (0.78%) Xamarin