Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 98 74
Rank change year-on-year -31 -24 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 108 132 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.97% 2.48% 3.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.28% 10.41% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 62 88 99
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £22,250
90th Percentile £63,000 £49,125 £55,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,164 1,268 1,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.23% 23.78% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 780 771 864
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Scotland

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Scotland.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in Scotland

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in Scotland

Computer Science Degree
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -20 62 £42,500 +21.43% 22
Glasgow +3 37 £31,250 -15.55% 6
Aberdeen -5 3 £27,500 -21.43%
South Lanarkshire +1 2 - -
Fife -1 2 £24,000 -26.15% 1
Stirling -5 1 - - 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £25,000 -
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 108 (100.00%) Degree
2 104 (96.30%) Computer Science
3 38 (35.19%) Linux
4 32 (29.63%) Python
5 31 (28.70%) SQL
5 31 (28.70%) Software Engineering
6 30 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (27.78%) Java
7 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
7 23 (21.30%) C#
7 23 (21.30%) .NET
7 23 (21.30%) AngularJS
8 21 (19.44%) Analytics
9 20 (18.52%) OO
10 19 (17.59%) HTML
10 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
11 18 (16.67%) CSS
12 17 (15.74%) Test Automation
13 16 (14.81%) Windows
14 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
15 14 (12.96%) C++
15 14 (12.96%) Node.js
16 13 (12.04%) Mentoring
16 13 (12.04%) Web Development
17 12 (11.11%) .NET Framework
17 12 (11.11%) OOP
18 11 (10.19%) Data Science
18 11 (10.19%) Self-Motivation
18 11 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
18 11 (10.19%) Git (software)

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (6.48%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.56%) Apache
3 4 (3.70%) nginx
4 2 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.85%) IIS
4 2 (1.85%) JBoss
4 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.85%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (0.93%) DNN
5 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) 3ds Max
1 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.93%) Maya
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.85%) NetSuite
1 2 (1.85%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.93%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.93%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.41%) SaaS
3 5 (4.63%) PaaS
4 4 (3.70%) Akamai
4 4 (3.70%) IaaS
5 2 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.85%) GitHub
5 2 (1.85%) npm
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.93%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.93%) Google Play
6 1 (0.93%) Office 365
6 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) DNS
1 8 (7.41%) WAN
2 5 (4.63%) Firewall
2 5 (4.63%) Wireshark
3 4 (3.70%) CTI
3 4 (3.70%) HTTP
3 4 (3.70%) Internet
3 4 (3.70%) IPv4
3 4 (3.70%) Kerberos
3 4 (3.70%) LAN
3 4 (3.70%) MPLS
3 4 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) BGP
4 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.93%) Intranet
4 1 (0.93%) SSL
4 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) Blockchain
2 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) MS Access
5 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) Power BI
5 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.93%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (10.19%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.63%) MSTest
2 5 (4.63%) NUnit
2 5 (4.63%) SpecFlow
2 5 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.63%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.70%) Fiddler
3 4 (3.70%) JUnit
3 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.78%) JIRA
5 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio Code
5 2 (1.85%) webpack
6 1 (0.93%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.93%) Grunt
6 1 (0.93%) gulp
6 1 (0.93%) Hudson
6 1 (0.93%) Maven
6 1 (0.93%) NCrunch
General
1 9 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Retail
3 3 (2.78%) Banking
3 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.78%) Law
4 2 (1.85%) Electronics
4 2 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.93%) Front Office
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (41.67%) Developer
2 17 (15.74%) Software Engineer
3 15 (13.89%) Graduate
4 13 (12.04%) Java Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Web Developer
6 7 (6.48%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (6.48%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Data Scientist
7 6 (5.56%) Development Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (5.56%) Junior
7 6 (5.56%) Team Leader
8 5 (4.63%) Administrator
8 5 (4.63%) Junior Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.63%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.63%) Technical Support
8 5 (4.63%) Test Development Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.30%) .NET
1 23 (21.30%) AngularJS
2 19 (17.59%) HTML
3 18 (16.67%) CSS
4 14 (12.96%) Node.js
5 12 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET
6 10 (9.26%) Spring
7 9 (8.33%) HTML5
7 9 (8.33%) jQuery
8 8 (7.41%) Kafka
8 8 (7.41%) Web Services
9 7 (6.48%) Entity Framework
9 7 (6.48%) React
10 6 (5.56%) CSS3
10 6 (5.56%) JSON
10 6 (5.56%) scikit-learn
10 6 (5.56%) Spring Boot
11 5 (4.63%) Ajax
11 5 (4.63%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 104 (96.30%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.19%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.41%) Data Structures
5 7 (6.48%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.63%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (4.63%) User Experience
7 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.78%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.78%) Verilog
8 3 (2.78%) VHDL
8 3 (2.78%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.93%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 38 (35.19%) Linux
2 16 (14.81%) Windows
3 7 (6.48%) CentOS
4 6 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.63%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.85%) Unix
8 1 (0.93%) Android
8 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.70%) Software Engineering
2 30 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (19.44%) Analytics
4 20 (18.52%) OO
5 17 (15.74%) Test Automation
6 13 (12.04%) Mentoring
6 13 (12.04%) Web Development
7 12 (11.11%) OOP
8 11 (10.19%) Data Science
8 11 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (9.26%) Coaching
9 10 (9.26%) Physics
10 9 (8.33%) Mathematics
10 9 (8.33%) MVC
11 8 (7.41%) DevOps
11 8 (7.41%) Validation
11 8 (7.41%) Visualisation
12 7 (6.48%) Anomaly Detection
12 7 (6.48%) Front End Development
12 7 (6.48%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.63%) Python
2 31 (28.70%) SQL
3 30 (27.78%) Java
4 23 (21.30%) C#
4 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
5 14 (12.96%) C++
6 10 (9.26%) C
7 9 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.63%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.63%) TypeScript
9 4 (3.70%) PHP
10 3 (2.78%) Perl
11 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.93%) F#
12 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.93%) R
12 1 (0.93%) Ruby
12 1 (0.93%) Scala
12 1 (0.93%) VB
12 1 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 108 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) CCNP
2 4 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.70%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.78%) PhD
4 1 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.93%) PMP
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.93%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.56%) Docker
3 5 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.70%) NFS
4 4 (3.70%) Samba
5 2 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.93%) HDFS
6 1 (0.93%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) Ansible
2 4 (3.70%) Kibana
2 4 (3.70%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) Control-M
4 1 (0.93%) Oozie
4 1 (0.93%) Puppet
4 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.33%) VMware
3 8 (7.41%) Cisco
4 6 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.63%) Oracle
6 4 (3.70%) F5
7 3 (2.78%) Altera
7 3 (2.78%) IBM
7 3 (2.78%) Intel
7 3 (2.78%) Xilinx
8 2 (1.85%) Google
8 2 (1.85%) Sage
8 2 (1.85%) Samsung
8 2 (1.85%) Splunk
9 1 (0.93%) Adobe
9 1 (0.93%) Apple
9 1 (0.93%) Juniper
9 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.93%) Solace
9 1 (0.93%) TIBCO