Computer Science Degree Jobs in Scotland

Computer Science Degree
UK > Scotland

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 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 163 148 132
Rank change year-on-year -15 -16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 82 87 111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.73% 1.80% 2.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.99% 6.99% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 47 34 30
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £40,625 £50,000 £27,994
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.49% +0.95% -2.33%
75th Percentile £74,375 £57,500 £65,938
90th Percentile £77,000 £73,500 £70,500
UK median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.83% - +4.35%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland

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.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,026 1,245 1,430
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 21.63% 25.77% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 489 397 470
10th Percentile £26,660 £31,250 £25,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £40,000 £32,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +19.57% +1.10%
75th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,922 £77,715 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Scotland

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Scotland.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in Scotland

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Scotland over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

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 26 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh +47 33 £70,000 +32.08% 11
Glasgow -87 19 £51,000 -7.27% 12
Dundee - 16 £50,000 -
Aberdeen -9 10 £35,000 -5.08% 4
Renfrewshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
East Ayrshire - 1 £25,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - - 1
Computer Science Degree
UK

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.88%) Confluence
1 4 (4.88%) OpenEdge
2 3 (3.66%) FileNet
3 2 (2.44%) Jetty
3 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (31.71%) AWS
2 23 (28.05%) Azure
3 14 (17.07%) SaaS
4 11 (13.41%) GCP
5 10 (12.20%) GitHub
6 9 (10.98%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (8.54%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (3.66%) Amazon S3
8 3 (3.66%) ChatGPT
8 3 (3.66%) Serverless
9 2 (2.44%) IaaS
9 2 (2.44%) OCI
9 2 (2.44%) PaaS
10 1 (1.22%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) HTTP
1 9 (10.98%) MQTT
2 8 (9.76%) Network Security
3 6 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (7.32%) LAN
3 6 (7.32%) VLAN
3 6 (7.32%) WAN
4 4 (4.88%) Firewall
5 3 (3.66%) Internet
5 3 (3.66%) Junos
5 3 (3.66%) MPLS
5 3 (3.66%) OSPF
5 3 (3.66%) RSVP
6 1 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) MySQL
2 9 (10.98%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.44%) Redis
6 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (23.17%) Git
2 13 (15.85%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.98%) Maven
4 7 (8.54%) IntelliJ
5 4 (4.88%) Jasmine
5 4 (4.88%) JIRA
6 3 (3.66%) JUnit
6 3 (3.66%) Mockito
7 2 (2.44%) GitLab
7 2 (2.44%) Gradle
7 2 (2.44%) Subversion
7 2 (2.44%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.22%) Artifactory
General
1 33 (40.24%) Social Skills
2 17 (20.73%) Telecoms
3 15 (18.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 14 (17.07%) Finance
5 10 (12.20%) Manufacturing
5 10 (12.20%) Public Sector
6 9 (10.98%) Electronics
6 9 (10.98%) Marketing
7 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (6.10%) Games
7 5 (6.10%) Law
8 4 (4.88%) Legal
9 3 (3.66%) Retail
10 2 (2.44%) Aviation
11 1 (1.22%) Banking
11 1 (1.22%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (46.34%) Developer
2 20 (24.39%) Senior
3 13 (15.85%) React Developer
3 13 (15.85%) Software Developer
3 13 (15.85%) Software Engineer
4 11 (13.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (12.20%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (12.20%) Full Stack Python Developer
5 10 (12.20%) Python Developer
5 10 (12.20%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.98%) Architect
6 9 (10.98%) Java Developer
6 9 (10.98%) Senior React Developer
7 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Architect
7 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 8 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (8.54%) IT Support
8 7 (8.54%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (35.37%) React
2 19 (23.17%) HTML
3 18 (21.95%) AngularJS
3 18 (21.95%) CSS
4 14 (17.07%) Django
5 10 (12.20%) J2EE
6 9 (10.98%) Flask
7 7 (8.54%) jOOQ
7 7 (8.54%) React Native
7 7 (8.54%) Redux
8 5 (6.10%) Hibernate
8 5 (6.10%) Kafka
8 5 (6.10%) Spring
8 5 (6.10%) Vue
9 3 (3.66%) GraphQL
9 3 (3.66%) Node.js
9 3 (3.66%) RESTful
9 3 (3.66%) Spring Integration
10 2 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.44%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Arduino
1 9 (10.98%) Cloud Native
1 9 (10.98%) Raspberry Pi
2 7 (8.54%) Algorithms
2 7 (8.54%) IoT
2 7 (8.54%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.66%) Distributed Systems
5 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.44%) Life Science
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.44%) Product Ownership
6 1 (1.22%) Onboarding
6 1 (1.22%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) Mac OS
2 7 (8.54%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.32%) Android
4 5 (6.10%) Linux
5 4 (4.88%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.44%) Unix
7 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (87.80%) Computer Science
2 36 (43.90%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (35.37%) Software Engineering
4 22 (26.83%) Machine Learning
5 19 (23.17%) Full Stack Development
6 18 (21.95%) SDLC
7 17 (20.73%) Artificial Intelligence
7 17 (20.73%) Mathematics
8 16 (19.51%) Agile
8 16 (19.51%) Front End Development
9 13 (15.85%) Analytics
10 12 (14.63%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (14.63%) Performance Optimisation
11 10 (12.20%) CI/CD
11 10 (12.20%) Computer Vision
12 9 (10.98%) Creative Thinking
12 9 (10.98%) Data Analytics
12 9 (10.98%) DevOps
12 9 (10.98%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (10.98%) User Experience
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.80%) Python
2 27 (32.93%) SQL
3 25 (30.49%) JavaScript
4 18 (21.95%) Java
4 18 (21.95%) TypeScript
5 8 (9.76%) Bash
5 8 (9.76%) C++
6 6 (7.32%) C#
7 3 (3.66%) C
7 3 (3.66%) Go
8 2 (2.44%) PHP
8 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.44%) Ruby
9 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (12.20%) Master's Degree
3 8 (9.76%) TOGAF Certification
4 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.66%) JNCIA
6 3 (3.66%) JNCIE
6 3 (3.66%) JNCIP
6 3 (3.66%) JNCIS
7 2 (2.44%) OCP
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.22%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.22%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.22%) CISA
8 1 (1.22%) CISM
8 1 (1.22%) CISSP
8 1 (1.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) Docker
2 9 (10.98%) Firmware
3 6 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.22%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.88%) Ansible
2 4 (4.88%) vRealize
2 4 (4.88%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 2 (2.44%) Progress Chef
3 2 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) NVIDIA
1 9 (10.98%) SAP
2 6 (7.32%) Cisco
2 6 (7.32%) VMware
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle
4 4 (4.88%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.88%) Dell
5 3 (3.66%) Google
5 3 (3.66%) Juniper
5 3 (3.66%) OpenAI
6 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.22%) Apple
7 1 (1.22%) TP-LINK