Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 96 67
Rank change year-on-year -14 -29 +22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 134 138 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.49% 2.50% 3.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.49% 10.18% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 89 89 85
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £38,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.21% -14.61% +14.10%
10th Percentile £28,350 £24,750 £25,800
90th Percentile £63,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 1,166 1,355 1,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.67% 24.50% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 760 852 756
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.01% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +9 90 £42,500 +21.43% 15
Glasgow -7 33 £35,750 -10.63% 6
West Lothian - 5 £50,000 -
Fife +2 2 £24,000 -26.15% 2
Aberdeen -2 2 £30,000 +1.69%
Scottish Borders - 1 £25,000 -
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Degree
2 133 (99.25%) Computer Science
3 48 (35.82%) Linux
4 45 (33.58%) Java
5 44 (32.84%) Software Engineering
6 38 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (26.12%) C#
7 35 (26.12%) Python
8 32 (23.88%) Test Automation
9 30 (22.39%) Analytics
9 30 (22.39%) JavaScript
10 29 (21.64%) SQL
11 27 (20.15%) OO
12 26 (19.40%) .NET
13 25 (18.66%) Node.js
14 24 (17.91%) AngularJS
15 20 (14.93%) HTML
15 20 (14.93%) Mentoring
16 19 (14.18%) CSS
16 19 (14.18%) OOP
17 18 (13.43%) Mathematics
18 17 (12.69%) SQL Server
18 17 (12.69%) Coaching
19 15 (11.19%) DevOps
19 15 (11.19%) Microsoft
19 15 (11.19%) Spring
20 14 (10.45%) Windows
20 14 (10.45%) C++
20 14 (10.45%) ASP.NET
20 14 (10.45%) Blockchain

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 8 (5.97%) Apache
2 5 (3.73%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.99%) nginx
4 2 (1.49%) IIS
4 2 (1.49%) JBoss
4 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.75%) SAS
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) 3ds Max
1 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.75%) Maya
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.49%) NetSuite
1 2 (1.49%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.75%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.22%) SaaS
4 6 (4.48%) npm
5 5 (3.73%) PaaS
6 4 (2.99%) Akamai
6 4 (2.99%) IaaS
7 3 (2.24%) GitHub
8 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.49%) Firebase
8 2 (1.49%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.75%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.75%) Google Play
9 1 (0.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.72%) Wireshark
2 8 (5.97%) DNS
3 6 (4.48%) Firewall
3 6 (4.48%) IPv4
3 6 (4.48%) MPLS
3 6 (4.48%) WAN
4 5 (3.73%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.99%) HTTP
5 4 (2.99%) Internet
5 4 (2.99%) Kerberos
5 4 (2.99%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (2.99%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (2.99%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.24%) Modbus
6 3 (2.24%) VLAN
7 1 (0.75%) BGP
7 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.75%) SSL
7 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.45%) Blockchain
3 8 (5.97%) Big Data
4 6 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.24%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.49%) MySQL
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.49%) SQLite
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.75%) MS Access
7 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.75%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (9.70%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.97%) Hudson
2 8 (5.97%) TeamCity
3 7 (5.22%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.48%) JIRA
4 6 (4.48%) JUnit
4 6 (4.48%) Visual Studio Code
4 6 (4.48%) webpack
5 5 (3.73%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.73%) MSTest
5 5 (3.73%) NUnit
5 5 (3.73%) SpecFlow
5 5 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.99%) Fiddler
7 3 (2.24%) HP UFT
7 3 (2.24%) Selenium
7 3 (2.24%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.49%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.49%) NCrunch
8 2 (1.49%) Xcode
General
1 11 (8.21%) Finance
2 8 (5.97%) Retail
3 5 (3.73%) Marketing
4 3 (2.24%) Games
5 2 (1.49%) Advertising
5 2 (1.49%) Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Electronics
5 2 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Law
6 1 (0.75%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.75%) Front Office
6 1 (0.75%) Military
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (41.79%) Developer
2 22 (16.42%) Java Developer
3 19 (14.18%) Software Engineer
4 12 (8.96%) Lead Developer
5 10 (7.46%) Web Developer
6 9 (6.72%) Junior
6 9 (6.72%) Software Test Engineer
6 9 (6.72%) Test Engineer
7 8 (5.97%) Data Scientist
7 8 (5.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (5.97%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (5.97%) Graduate
8 7 (5.22%) Junior Developer
8 7 (5.22%) Team Leader
9 6 (4.48%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (4.48%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (4.48%) Junior Web Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Lead Java Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Lead Web Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.40%) .NET
2 25 (18.66%) Node.js
3 24 (17.91%) AngularJS
4 20 (14.93%) HTML
5 19 (14.18%) CSS
6 15 (11.19%) Spring
7 14 (10.45%) ASP.NET
8 13 (9.70%) HTML5
8 13 (9.70%) Spring Boot
9 12 (8.96%) NumPy
9 12 (8.96%) Pandas
10 10 (7.46%) .NET Framework
10 10 (7.46%) jQuery
11 9 (6.72%) Ajax
11 9 (6.72%) CSS3
11 9 (6.72%) Kafka
11 9 (6.72%) Web Services
12 8 (5.97%) React
12 8 (5.97%) Sass
12 8 (5.97%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 133 (99.25%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.21%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (5.22%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.22%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.48%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (2.24%) Grid Computing
7 3 (2.24%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.24%) User Experience
8 2 (1.49%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.49%) Verilog
8 2 (1.49%) VHDL
8 2 (1.49%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.75%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 48 (35.82%) Linux
2 14 (10.45%) Windows
3 8 (5.97%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.22%) CentOS
5 5 (3.73%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.99%) Android
6 4 (2.99%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.49%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.75%) Unix
8 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (32.84%) Software Engineering
2 38 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (23.88%) Test Automation
4 30 (22.39%) Analytics
5 27 (20.15%) OO
6 20 (14.93%) Mentoring
7 19 (14.18%) OOP
8 18 (13.43%) Mathematics
9 17 (12.69%) Coaching
10 15 (11.19%) DevOps
11 13 (9.70%) Data Science
11 13 (9.70%) MVC
11 13 (9.70%) Physics
12 12 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (8.96%) Data Engineering
12 12 (8.96%) Web Development
13 11 (8.21%) Microservices
13 11 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (7.46%) Machine Learning
15 8 (5.97%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 45 (33.58%) Java
2 35 (26.12%) C#
2 35 (26.12%) Python
3 30 (22.39%) JavaScript
4 29 (21.64%) SQL
5 14 (10.45%) C++
6 11 (8.21%) Bash Shell
7 10 (7.46%) C
8 8 (5.97%) Perl
8 8 (5.97%) R
9 7 (5.22%) MATLAB
10 5 (3.73%) PHP
10 5 (3.73%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.73%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.73%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.49%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.49%) F#
11 2 (1.49%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 134 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (4.48%) CCNP
2 6 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.73%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.49%) PhD
5 1 (0.75%) CEH
5 1 (0.75%) CISA
5 1 (0.75%) CISM
5 1 (0.75%) CISSP
5 1 (0.75%) CRISC
5 1 (0.75%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) IEC 61131
3 1 (0.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.75%) COBIT
3 1 (0.75%) GxP
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (7.46%) Docker
2 9 (6.72%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.73%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.99%) NFS
5 4 (2.99%) Samba
6 2 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.75%) HDFS
7 1 (0.75%) iptables
Systems Management
1 9 (6.72%) Kubernetes
2 7 (5.22%) vCenter Server
3 6 (4.48%) Ansible
4 4 (2.99%) Kibana
5 3 (2.24%) Terraform
6 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.75%) Oozie
7 1 (0.75%) Puppet
7 1 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.21%) VMware
3 10 (7.46%) Oracle
4 6 (4.48%) Cisco
4 6 (4.48%) F5
4 6 (4.48%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.99%) Google
6 3 (2.24%) Apple
7 2 (1.49%) Altera
7 2 (1.49%) IBM
7 2 (1.49%) Intel
7 2 (1.49%) Sage
7 2 (1.49%) Samsung
7 2 (1.49%) Xilinx
8 1 (0.75%) Adobe
8 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.75%) Juniper
8 1 (0.75%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.75%) Solace
8 1 (0.75%) Splunk