Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 46 50
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4 -25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 184 108 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.79% 4.63% 4.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.97% 12.44% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 101 72 104
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £46,250 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.51% +25.00% -7.50%
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,375 £22,413
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%

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 1084 868 1213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 40.03% 37.24% 39.46%
Number of salaries quoted 626 551 723
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.33% +3.61% +3.75%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 147 (79.89%) Degree
2 82 (44.57%) Software Engineering
3 70 (38.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 64 (34.78%) C++
5 63 (34.24%) Linux
6 57 (30.98%) Mathematics
7 48 (26.09%) Finance
8 47 (25.54%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (24.46%) Java
10 33 (17.93%) C#
11 30 (16.30%) Windows
11 30 (16.30%) Python
12 29 (15.76%) .NET
13 28 (15.22%) Numerate Degree
13 28 (15.22%) Algorithms
14 26 (14.13%) Machine Learning
14 26 (14.13%) Software Testing
14 26 (14.13%) Physics
14 26 (14.13%) SQL
15 22 (11.96%) Requirements Analysis
16 21 (11.41%) Banking
16 21 (11.41%) C
17 20 (10.87%) JavaScript
17 20 (10.87%) OO
17 20 (10.87%) Visual Studio
18 19 (10.33%) Artificial Intelligence
18 19 (10.33%) Robotics
18 19 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (9.24%) SQL Server
19 17 (9.24%) Scrum

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 8 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.80%) SAS
3 4 (2.17%) IIS
4 2 (1.09%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.54%) Apache
5 1 (0.54%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.54%) Confluence
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.98%) GitHub
2 9 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.17%) SaaS
5 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.26%) AMQP
2 5 (2.72%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.09%) H.323
3 2 (1.09%) VoIP
3 2 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.09%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.54%) HTTP
4 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.54%) Internet
4 1 (0.54%) IPv4
4 1 (0.54%) RTCP
4 1 (0.54%) RTP
4 1 (0.54%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.98%) Hadoop
2 11 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (5.43%) Big Data
4 6 (3.26%) Apache Hive
5 5 (2.72%) QlikView
6 4 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.63%) MySQL
7 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.09%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.54%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.54%) GIS
9 1 (0.54%) HBase
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.54%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 20 (10.87%) Visual Studio
2 15 (8.15%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.07%) Selenium
4 8 (4.35%) NetBeans
5 7 (3.80%) HP UFT
6 4 (2.17%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.17%) Subversion
7 3 (1.63%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.63%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.63%) JIRA
7 3 (1.63%) Maven
8 2 (1.09%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.54%) ERwin
9 1 (0.54%) FinalBuilder
9 1 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.54%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.54%) TestLink
General
1 48 (26.09%) Finance
2 21 (11.41%) Banking
3 14 (7.61%) Marketing
4 11 (5.98%) Financial Institution
5 10 (5.43%) Military
6 7 (3.80%) Electronics
7 5 (2.72%) Games
8 3 (1.63%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.09%) Dutch Language
9 2 (1.09%) French Language
9 2 (1.09%) German Language
10 1 (0.54%) Avionics
10 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.54%) Retail
10 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (36.96%) Software Engineer
2 39 (21.20%) Developer
3 35 (19.02%) C++ Software Engineer
4 28 (15.22%) Linux Engineer
5 24 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 21 (11.41%) Analyst
7 13 (7.07%) C# Developer
7 13 (7.07%) C# Software Developer
7 13 (7.07%) Junior
8 12 (6.52%) Java Developer
8 12 (6.52%) Junior Developer
9 10 (5.43%) Graduate
10 9 (4.89%) Data Scientist
10 9 (4.89%) Test Analyst
11 8 (4.35%) Java Engineer
11 8 (4.35%) Junior Software Developer
12 7 (3.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 7 (3.80%) Java Software Developer
12 7 (3.80%) Java Software Engineer
12 7 (3.80%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.76%) .NET
2 13 (7.07%) .NET Framework
2 13 (7.07%) AngularJS
3 11 (5.98%) CSS
3 11 (5.98%) Qt
3 11 (5.98%) WPF
4 10 (5.43%) Entity Framework
4 10 (5.43%) HTML
5 8 (4.35%) REST
6 7 (3.80%) React
6 7 (3.80%) SOAP
6 7 (3.80%) XML
7 6 (3.26%) OpenGL
7 6 (3.26%) ZeroMQ
8 4 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.63%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.63%) Ext JS
9 3 (1.63%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.63%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (1.63%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.22%) Algorithms
2 19 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.33%) Robotics
3 5 (2.72%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.72%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.17%) PMI
5 3 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.54%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.54%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.54%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 63 (34.24%) Linux
2 30 (16.30%) Windows
3 6 (3.26%) Unix
4 3 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.63%) Mac OS
4 3 (1.63%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.09%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.54%) Android
6 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.54%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (44.57%) Software Engineering
2 57 (30.98%) Mathematics
3 47 (25.54%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (14.13%) Machine Learning
4 26 (14.13%) Physics
4 26 (14.13%) Software Testing
5 22 (11.96%) Requirements Analysis
6 20 (10.87%) OO
7 19 (10.33%) Artificial Intelligence
8 17 (9.24%) Scrum
9 16 (8.70%) Innovative Thinking
9 16 (8.70%) SOA
10 15 (8.15%) Mentoring
11 14 (7.61%) Test Automation
12 13 (7.07%) High Availability
12 13 (7.07%) SDLC
13 12 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (5.98%) Cash Management
14 11 (5.98%) Image Processing
14 11 (5.98%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 64 (34.78%) C++
2 45 (24.46%) Java
3 33 (17.93%) C#
4 30 (16.30%) Python
5 26 (14.13%) SQL
6 21 (11.41%) C
7 20 (10.87%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.80%) Scala
9 6 (3.26%) Perl
9 6 (3.26%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.72%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.72%) R
11 4 (2.17%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.17%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.63%) AppleScript
12 3 (1.63%) PHP
12 3 (1.63%) Ruby
12 3 (1.63%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.09%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 147 (79.89%) Degree
2 70 (38.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (15.22%) Numerate Degree
4 15 (8.15%) PhD
5 9 (4.89%) ISTQB
5 9 (4.89%) Master's Degree
6 6 (3.26%) MBA
7 4 (2.17%) CISA
7 4 (2.17%) CISM
7 4 (2.17%) CISSP
7 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.17%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.17%) Postgraduate
8 3 (1.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.43%) SLA
2 9 (4.89%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.17%) Firmware
2 3 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (4.89%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.63%) Ambari
3 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (7.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.43%) Oracle
3 9 (4.89%) Cognizant
3 9 (4.89%) HP
4 5 (2.72%) Google
4 5 (2.72%) Tableau
5 3 (1.63%) VMware
6 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.54%) ESRI
7 1 (0.54%) IBM
7 1 (0.54%) Informatica
7 1 (0.54%) Intel
7 1 (0.54%) Teradata