Computer Science Jobs in Scotland

Computer Science
UK > Scotland

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland requiring Computer Science skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Computer Science over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 40 47 76
Rank change year-on-year +7 +29 -18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 564 253 262
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 8.25% 5.91% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.22% 6.24% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 204 96 54
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £41,750 £41,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £58,750 £48,858
Median % change year-on-year -10.64% +20.25% +8.57%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £66,519
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland

Computer Science falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in Scotland.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,115 4,054 5,784
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 89.41% 94.68% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,571 2,031 2,895
10th Percentile £28,250 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +12.24%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £83,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Scotland

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Scotland

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Scotland

Computer Science
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 June 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
Glasgow -3 371 £42,500 -22.73% 13
Edinburgh +25 104 £60,000 - 15
Aberdeen +21 51 £35,000 -33.84% 4
Aberdeenshire +13 8 £30,000 +5.26% 3
Lanarkshire -4 8 £42,500 +21.43% 10
Dundee -8 6 £50,000 +9.29%
West Lothian - 6 £37,500 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £52,500 -
Midlothian - 1 £35,000 - 14
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
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 45 (7.98%) FileNet
2 17 (3.01%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.89%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.71%) OpenEdge
6 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Exchange
7 1 (0.18%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (3.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.42%) Simulink
3 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 116 (20.57%) AWS
2 49 (8.69%) Amazon S3
3 47 (8.33%) GitHub
4 43 (7.62%) Azure
5 24 (4.26%) GCP
6 19 (3.37%) Power Platform
7 17 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.60%) SaaS
9 7 (1.24%) Amazon MSK
9 7 (1.24%) Datadog
10 4 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.71%) Google Docs
10 4 (0.71%) Serverless
11 3 (0.53%) Entra ID
11 3 (0.53%) MailChimp
11 3 (0.53%) Microsoft 365
11 3 (0.53%) Route 53
11 3 (0.53%) Slack
11 3 (0.53%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 42 (7.45%) Wireless
2 17 (3.01%) Kerberos
3 12 (2.13%) Network Security
4 8 (1.42%) LAN
4 8 (1.42%) WAN
5 6 (1.06%) HTTP
5 6 (1.06%) MQTT
5 6 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.89%) VPN
7 3 (0.53%) DHCP
7 3 (0.53%) DNS
8 2 (0.35%) Firewall
8 2 (0.35%) SAN
9 1 (0.18%) MPLS
9 1 (0.18%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (17.20%) NoSQL
2 45 (7.98%) Apache Cassandra
2 45 (7.98%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (3.37%) Power BI
5 17 (3.01%) Amazon Aurora
5 17 (3.01%) CockroachDB
6 16 (2.84%) SQL Server
7 12 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.95%) MS Access
9 9 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.06%) OLAP
10 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.89%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.89%) Big Data
12 4 (0.71%) Data Lake
12 4 (0.71%) MySQL
13 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (8.69%) Jenkins
2 45 (7.98%) Jasmine
2 45 (7.98%) JUnit
2 45 (7.98%) Mockito
3 21 (3.72%) Git
4 15 (2.66%) LabVIEW
5 4 (0.71%) GitLab
5 4 (0.71%) Selenium
6 3 (0.53%) Appium
6 3 (0.53%) JIRA
7 1 (0.18%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.18%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.18%) JMeter
7 1 (0.18%) MSTest
7 1 (0.18%) Postman
7 1 (0.18%) TestComplete
General
1 414 (73.40%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 339 (60.11%) Finance
3 328 (58.16%) Law
4 216 (38.30%) Marketing
5 169 (29.96%) Social Skills
6 126 (22.34%) Financial Institution
7 77 (13.65%) Legal
8 74 (13.12%) Banking
9 66 (11.70%) Investment Banking
10 40 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
11 32 (5.67%) Manufacturing
12 28 (4.96%) Electronics
13 25 (4.43%) Games
14 20 (3.55%) Presentation Skills
15 13 (2.30%) Telecoms
16 11 (1.95%) Public Sector
17 7 (1.24%) Automotive
18 5 (0.89%) Private Banking
19 4 (0.71%) Tech for Good
20 3 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 198 (35.11%) Software Engineer
2 142 (25.18%) Engineering Manager
2 142 (25.18%) Software Engineering Manager
3 113 (20.04%) Senior
4 77 (13.65%) Java Engineer
4 77 (13.65%) Java Software Engineer
5 59 (10.46%) Developer
6 49 (8.69%) Senior Software Engineer
7 45 (7.98%) Senior Manager
8 42 (7.45%) Lead
9 40 (7.09%) Lead Software Engineer
10 35 (6.21%) Embedded Engineer
11 31 (5.50%) Graduate
11 31 (5.50%) Principal Engineer
12 30 (5.32%) Software Developer
13 29 (5.14%) Junior
13 29 (5.14%) Software Engineering Director
14 27 (4.79%) Full Stack Engineer
14 27 (4.79%) Full Stack Software Engineer
14 27 (4.79%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (21.99%) Spring
2 111 (19.68%) React
3 91 (16.13%) AngularJS
4 70 (12.41%) Kafka
5 62 (10.99%) GraphQL
6 52 (9.22%) RESTful
7 50 (8.87%) NumPy
7 50 (8.87%) Pandas
8 49 (8.69%) Spring Boot
9 45 (7.98%) Hibernate
9 45 (7.98%) J2EE
9 45 (7.98%) Spring Integration
10 41 (7.27%) HTML
11 33 (5.85%) Node.js
12 32 (5.67%) HTML5
13 31 (5.50%) Drools
13 31 (5.50%) jBPM
13 31 (5.50%) Middleware
13 31 (5.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (3.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 267 (47.34%) Cloud Native
2 65 (11.52%) Algorithms
3 50 (8.87%) Market Risk
4 47 (8.33%) Distributed Applications
5 34 (6.03%) Onboarding
6 19 (3.37%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.01%) Public Cloud
8 16 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (2.13%) Product Ownership
10 10 (1.77%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.60%) Distributed Systems
12 7 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (1.24%) IoT
13 6 (1.06%) Arduino
13 6 (1.06%) Raspberry Pi
14 5 (0.89%) Distributed Computing
15 4 (0.71%) Renewable Energy
16 3 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
17 2 (0.35%) PKI
17 2 (0.35%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.08%) Linux
2 14 (2.48%) Windows
3 6 (1.06%) Unix
4 3 (0.53%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.18%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (79.26%) Software Engineering
2 292 (51.77%) Mathematics
3 289 (51.24%) Agile
4 255 (45.21%) SDLC
5 199 (35.28%) CI/CD
6 164 (29.08%) Machine Learning
7 158 (28.01%) Artificial Intelligence
8 137 (24.29%) Decision-Making
9 126 (22.34%) Problem-Solving
10 94 (16.67%) Microservices
11 93 (16.49%) Analytics
12 84 (14.89%) Coaching
13 71 (12.59%) Operational Stability
14 67 (11.88%) Visualisation
15 60 (10.64%) Continuous Delivery
16 57 (10.11%) Risk Management
17 56 (9.93%) Full Stack Development
18 55 (9.75%) Physics
19 46 (8.16%) Unit Testing
20 45 (7.98%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 225 (39.89%) Java
2 160 (28.37%) SQL
3 133 (23.58%) Python
4 83 (14.72%) C
5 53 (9.40%) C#
6 51 (9.04%) C++
7 41 (7.27%) Embedded C
8 30 (5.32%) TypeScript
9 19 (3.37%) JavaScript
10 18 (3.19%) Ruby
11 17 (3.01%) Rust
12 15 (2.66%) GLSL
13 13 (2.30%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.42%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.06%) Haskell
15 6 (1.06%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.89%) Go
16 5 (0.89%) VBA
17 3 (0.53%) PHP
17 3 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 234 (41.49%) Degree
2 119 (21.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (9.75%) Master's Degree
4 18 (3.19%) PhD
5 6 (1.06%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.53%) CCNA
6 3 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.53%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.53%) PMP
6 3 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.35%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.35%) OCP
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.18%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.24%) QA
2 4 (0.71%) DICOM
2 4 (0.71%) HL7
2 4 (0.71%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 48 (8.51%) Firmware
2 19 (3.37%) Embedded Firmware
3 15 (2.66%) Docker
4 5 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 77 (13.65%) Kubernetes
2 18 (3.19%) Terraform
3 3 (0.53%) Autotask
4 2 (0.35%) Progress Chef
4 2 (0.35%) Puppet
5 1 (0.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 48 (8.51%) Oracle
2 24 (4.26%) Google
3 20 (3.55%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.77%) Splunk
5 6 (1.06%) NVIDIA
5 6 (1.06%) SAP
6 5 (0.89%) VMware
7 4 (0.71%) BeyondTrust
7 4 (0.71%) CyberArk
7 4 (0.71%) Databricks
8 3 (0.53%) Anaplan
8 3 (0.53%) Apple
8 3 (0.53%) Cisco
8 3 (0.53%) Facebook
8 3 (0.53%) HubSpot
8 3 (0.53%) Juniper
8 3 (0.53%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.18%) ForgeRock