Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 47 30
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 185 124 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.82% 4.60% 7.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.27% 4.84% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 100 66 105
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £29,300 £24,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £81,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 2,543 2,562 2,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.70% 95.10% 93.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,591 1,615 1,448
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,850
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,550 £72,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 16 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 160 (86.49%) Degree
2 89 (48.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 77 (41.62%) Software Engineering
4 74 (40.00%) Linux
4 74 (40.00%) Python
5 60 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (25.95%) Java
7 47 (25.41%) Mathematics
8 45 (24.32%) JavaScript
9 40 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
10 38 (20.54%) C++
11 37 (20.00%) Physics
12 35 (18.92%) Analytics
13 33 (17.84%) SQL
13 33 (17.84%) Problem-Solving
14 32 (17.30%) Visualisation
15 31 (16.76%) HTML
16 29 (15.68%) Test Automation
17 28 (15.14%) .NET
17 28 (15.14%) CSS
18 27 (14.59%) Finance
19 26 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
20 24 (12.97%) Kubernetes
21 23 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (11.89%) DevOps
22 22 (11.89%) C#
23 21 (11.35%) JSON
23 21 (11.35%) TypeScript
23 21 (11.35%) AngularJS
23 21 (11.35%) Machine Learning

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 5 (2.70%) Apache Spark
1 5 (2.70%) ArcGIS
1 5 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (2.70%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.62%) Apache Pig
2 3 (1.62%) SAS
3 2 (1.08%) Confluence
3 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.54%) lighttpd
4 1 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (1.62%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.62%) Simulink
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 40 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.95%) SaaS
4 10 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (4.32%) Datadog
5 8 (4.32%) npm
6 7 (3.78%) PaaS
7 6 (3.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (3.24%) IaaS
8 5 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (2.16%) Amazon S3
9 4 (2.16%) Office 365
10 3 (1.62%) Google Analytics
11 2 (1.08%) GitHub
12 1 (0.54%) Akamai
12 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.78%) Ethernet
1 7 (3.78%) VLAN
2 6 (3.24%) Broadband
3 5 (2.70%) 2G
3 5 (2.70%) 3G
3 5 (2.70%) 4G
3 5 (2.70%) 5G
3 5 (2.70%) OpenFlow
3 5 (2.70%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (2.16%) HTTP
5 3 (1.62%) Network Security
5 3 (1.62%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.08%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.08%) Internet
6 2 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.54%) Firewall
7 1 (0.54%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.54%) SSL
7 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (7.57%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.49%) Big Data
4 10 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (4.32%) Couchbase
5 8 (4.32%) GIS
5 8 (4.32%) Mixpanel
5 8 (4.32%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.32%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.70%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.62%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.62%) MySQL
7 3 (1.62%) QlikView
7 3 (1.62%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 2 (1.08%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (1.08%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (9.73%) Hudson
2 13 (7.03%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.49%) Selenium
4 10 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.86%) gulp
5 9 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.32%) webpack
7 7 (3.78%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.70%) JIRA
8 5 (2.70%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.16%) Grunt
9 4 (2.16%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.62%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.62%) FinalBuilder
10 3 (1.62%) JUnit
10 3 (1.62%) Maven
10 3 (1.62%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 2 (1.08%) Subversion
11 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (14.59%) Finance
2 11 (5.95%) Electronics
3 10 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.24%) Games
5 5 (2.70%) Banking
5 5 (2.70%) Legal
6 3 (1.62%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.62%) Private Banking
6 3 (1.62%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.62%) Social Science
7 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.54%) Automotive
8 1 (0.54%) Law
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (38.38%) Developer
2 37 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 21 (11.35%) Analyst
4 18 (9.73%) Software Developer
5 16 (8.65%) Java Developer
6 14 (7.57%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (5.95%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (5.41%) Python Developer
8 10 (5.41%) SQL Developer
9 9 (4.86%) Test Analyst
9 9 (4.86%) Test Engineer
10 8 (4.32%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.32%) Consultant
10 8 (4.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (3.78%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) Software Test Analyst
11 7 (3.78%) Software Test Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) SQL Server Developer
11 7 (3.78%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.76%) HTML
2 28 (15.14%) .NET
2 28 (15.14%) CSS
3 21 (11.35%) AngularJS
3 21 (11.35%) JSON
4 18 (9.73%) Spring
5 16 (8.65%) REST
6 12 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (5.41%) RESTful
8 9 (4.86%) Web Services
9 8 (4.32%) Angular 2
9 8 (4.32%) Elastic Stack
9 8 (4.32%) Ionic Framework
9 8 (4.32%) jQuery
9 8 (4.32%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (3.78%) 802.1X
10 7 (3.78%) ASP.NET
10 7 (3.78%) JPA
10 7 (3.78%) Node.js
11 6 (3.24%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.57%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (5.41%) Algorithms
4 10 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.86%) Driving Licence
5 9 (4.86%) User Experience
6 7 (3.78%) NHS
7 6 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.70%) SIMD
9 3 (1.62%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.62%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.08%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.54%) CUDA
11 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 74 (40.00%) Linux
2 17 (9.19%) Windows
3 8 (4.32%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.24%) CentOS
6 5 (2.70%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.62%) Unix
8 1 (0.54%) Android
8 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (41.62%) Software Engineering
2 60 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (25.41%) Mathematics
4 37 (20.00%) Physics
5 35 (18.92%) Analytics
6 33 (17.84%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (17.30%) Visualisation
8 29 (15.68%) Test Automation
9 22 (11.89%) DevOps
10 21 (11.35%) Machine Learning
11 19 (10.27%) Data Analytics
12 18 (9.73%) Open Source
13 15 (8.11%) MVC
14 13 (7.03%) OO
14 13 (7.03%) SDLC
15 12 (6.49%) Artificial Intelligence
16 11 (5.95%) High Availability
17 10 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
17 10 (5.41%) Data Science
18 9 (4.86%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (40.00%) Python
2 48 (25.95%) Java
3 45 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 38 (20.54%) C++
5 33 (17.84%) SQL
6 22 (11.89%) C#
7 21 (11.35%) TypeScript
8 18 (9.73%) R
9 15 (8.11%) C
10 8 (4.32%) ES6
10 8 (4.32%) PHP
10 8 (4.32%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.78%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.78%) MATLAB
11 7 (3.78%) Ruby
11 7 (3.78%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.24%) Groovy
12 6 (3.24%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.70%) PL/SQL
14 4 (2.16%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 160 (86.49%) Degree
2 89 (48.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.78%) HND
4 6 (3.24%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.70%) CISA
5 5 (2.70%) CISSP
5 5 (2.70%) PhD
6 1 (0.54%) CEH
6 1 (0.54%) CISM
6 1 (0.54%) CRISC
6 1 (0.54%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.54%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.95%) QA
2 3 (1.62%) GDPR
3 2 (1.08%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.54%) COBIT
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) NIST
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (5.95%) Docker
2 4 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (12.97%) Kubernetes
2 16 (8.65%) Terraform
3 15 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.86%) Ansible
5 8 (4.32%) Consul
6 3 (1.62%) Ambari
7 1 (0.54%) Kibana
7 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (5.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.41%) Tableau
3 8 (4.32%) Splunk
4 7 (3.78%) Oracle
4 7 (3.78%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.70%) IBM
6 4 (2.16%) VMware
7 3 (1.62%) ESRI
7 3 (1.62%) Google
7 3 (1.62%) Mapbox
7 3 (1.62%) New Relic
7 3 (1.62%) Platfora
8 2 (1.08%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.08%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.54%) Adobe
9 1 (0.54%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.54%) CA
9 1 (0.54%) Okta
9 1 (0.54%) Sonatype