Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > Scotland
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 117 73
Rank change year-on-year +24 -44 +19
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 146 118 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.74% 2.10% 3.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.49% 8.95% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 102 67 85
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -15.56% +13.92%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,600 £25,800
90th Percentile £62,950 £49,750 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +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 1,169 1,319 1,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.95% 23.51% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 738 844 744
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +1.20%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,325
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +38 97 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Glasgow -5 38 £35,750 -4.03% 7
West Lothian - 5 £50,000 - 1
Highlands - 3 £24,000 -
Aberdeen 0 2 £35,000 +18.64%
Fife 0 1 - -
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Degree
2 145 (99.32%) Computer Science
3 44 (30.14%) C#
4 43 (29.45%) Java
4 43 (29.45%) Software Engineering
5 42 (28.77%) JavaScript
6 40 (27.40%) Linux
7 39 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (24.66%) Python
9 35 (23.97%) SQL
9 35 (23.97%) .NET
10 34 (23.29%) Test Automation
11 30 (20.55%) AngularJS
11 30 (20.55%) HTML
12 29 (19.86%) Analytics
13 26 (17.81%) Node.js
13 26 (17.81%) CSS
13 26 (17.81%) OO
14 25 (17.12%) MVC
15 23 (15.75%) SQL Server
16 20 (13.70%) Mathematics
16 20 (13.70%) HTML5
17 19 (13.01%) OOP
17 19 (13.01%) Microsoft
18 18 (12.33%) Mentoring
19 17 (11.64%) .NET Framework
20 16 (10.96%) Physics
20 16 (10.96%) Finance
20 16 (10.96%) ASP.NET
20 16 (10.96%) Coaching

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 (4.79%) Apache
1 7 (4.79%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.74%) nginx
3 3 (2.05%) JBoss
3 3 (2.05%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.37%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.68%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.68%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.68%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.68%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.48%) npm
3 6 (4.11%) SaaS
4 5 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.42%) GitHub
4 5 (3.42%) PaaS
5 4 (2.74%) Akamai
5 4 (2.74%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (2.74%) IaaS
6 2 (1.37%) Firebase
6 2 (1.37%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.68%) Datadog
7 1 (0.68%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.16%) Wireshark
2 8 (5.48%) DNS
3 7 (4.79%) Firewall
4 6 (4.11%) IPv4
4 6 (4.11%) MPLS
4 6 (4.11%) WAN
5 5 (3.42%) Ethernet
5 5 (3.42%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.74%) HTTP
6 4 (2.74%) Internet
6 4 (2.74%) Kerberos
6 4 (2.74%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (2.74%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (2.05%) Modbus
7 3 (2.05%) VLAN
8 1 (0.68%) BGP
8 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.59%) Blockchain
3 9 (6.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.79%) Big Data
5 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.05%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.37%) MySQL
7 2 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.37%) SQLite
8 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.68%) GIS
8 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (10.27%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.22%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.48%) Hudson
3 8 (5.48%) webpack
4 7 (4.79%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.11%) Visual Studio Code
6 5 (3.42%) JIRA
6 5 (3.42%) JUnit
6 5 (3.42%) MSTest
6 5 (3.42%) NUnit
6 5 (3.42%) SpecFlow
6 5 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.74%) Fiddler
7 4 (2.74%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.74%) Selenium
8 3 (2.05%) HP UFT
8 3 (2.05%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.37%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.37%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.37%) Xcode
General
1 16 (10.96%) Finance
2 11 (7.53%) Retail
3 7 (4.79%) Marketing
4 6 (4.11%) Banking
5 4 (2.74%) Games
6 2 (1.37%) Advertising
6 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.37%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Front Office
7 1 (0.68%) Military
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 59 (40.41%) Developer
2 20 (13.70%) Java Developer
3 18 (12.33%) Software Engineer
4 14 (9.59%) Junior
4 14 (9.59%) Lead Developer
5 12 (8.22%) Web Developer
6 10 (6.85%) Test Engineer
7 9 (6.16%) Software Test Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Data Scientist
8 8 (5.48%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (4.79%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Junior Developer
9 7 (4.79%) React Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Team Leader
10 6 (4.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.11%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.11%) Lead Java Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Lead Web Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.97%) .NET
2 30 (20.55%) AngularJS
2 30 (20.55%) HTML
3 26 (17.81%) CSS
3 26 (17.81%) Node.js
4 20 (13.70%) HTML5
5 17 (11.64%) .NET Framework
6 16 (10.96%) ASP.NET
7 15 (10.27%) NumPy
7 15 (10.27%) Pandas
7 15 (10.27%) Spring
8 14 (9.59%) Sass
9 13 (8.90%) React
9 13 (8.90%) Spring Boot
9 13 (8.90%) Web Services
10 11 (7.53%) CSS3
10 11 (7.53%) Kafka
11 10 (6.85%) JSON
12 9 (6.16%) jQuery
13 8 (5.48%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.53%) Data Centre
1 11 (7.53%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.48%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.74%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.74%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (2.05%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.05%) Grid Computing
5 3 (2.05%) User Experience
6 2 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) EPoS
7 1 (0.68%) Fintech
7 1 (0.68%) FMCG
7 1 (0.68%) Verilog
7 1 (0.68%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.40%) Linux
2 15 (10.27%) Windows
3 9 (6.16%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.42%) Android
4 5 (3.42%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.05%) CentOS
7 2 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.37%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.37%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.68%) Unix
8 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (99.32%) Computer Science
2 43 (29.45%) Software Engineering
3 39 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (23.29%) Test Automation
5 29 (19.86%) Analytics
6 26 (17.81%) OO
7 25 (17.12%) MVC
8 20 (13.70%) Mathematics
9 19 (13.01%) OOP
10 18 (12.33%) Mentoring
11 16 (10.96%) Coaching
11 16 (10.96%) Data Science
11 16 (10.96%) Physics
12 13 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (8.90%) DevOps
12 13 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (8.90%) Web Development
13 12 (8.22%) Data Engineering
14 11 (7.53%) Machine Learning
14 11 (7.53%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.14%) C#
2 43 (29.45%) Java
3 42 (28.77%) JavaScript
4 36 (24.66%) Python
5 35 (23.97%) SQL
6 10 (6.85%) C++
7 8 (5.48%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.48%) MATLAB
7 8 (5.48%) Perl
7 8 (5.48%) R
8 6 (4.11%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.42%) C
9 5 (3.42%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.42%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.74%) PHP
10 4 (2.74%) Scala
11 3 (2.05%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.37%) F#
12 2 (1.37%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 146 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (6.16%) Master's Degree
3 6 (4.11%) CCNP
3 6 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.37%) CEH
4 2 (1.37%) CISA
4 2 (1.37%) CISM
4 2 (1.37%) CISSP
4 2 (1.37%) CRISC
4 2 (1.37%) PhD
4 2 (1.37%) SSCP
5 1 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.68%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.16%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) COBIT
2 2 (1.37%) IEC 61131
2 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.68%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (6.85%) Docker
2 9 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.42%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.74%) NFS
5 4 (2.74%) Samba
6 2 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.68%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (6.85%) Kubernetes
2 7 (4.79%) vCenter Server
3 4 (2.74%) Kibana
3 4 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.74%) Terraform
4 3 (2.05%) Ansible
5 2 (1.37%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.68%) Consul
6 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.53%) Oracle
2 11 (7.53%) VMware
3 6 (4.11%) Cisco
3 6 (4.11%) F5
4 3 (2.05%) Apple
4 3 (2.05%) Google
4 3 (2.05%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.37%) PagerDuty
6 1 (0.68%) Altera
6 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.68%) Intel
6 1 (0.68%) Juniper
6 1 (0.68%) Sage
6 1 (0.68%) Solace
6 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.68%) Xilinx