The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK / Scotland
Rank 45 24 40
Rank change year-on-year -21 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 114 222 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.92% 7.59% 5.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.38% 17.40% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 82 138 111
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 852 1276 1105
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 36.74% 43.64% 35.75%
Number of salaries quoted 549 763 654
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Scotland

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Scotland

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -5 47 £45,000 +34.32% 6
Edinburgh -26 46 £38,250 -10.00% 20
West Lothian 0 9 £45,000 -10.00%
Dundee +4 4 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Aberdeen 0 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Scottish Borders 0 2 - - 1
Stirling - 2 £56,250 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £38,000 -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 206 (86.55%) Degree
2 91 (38.24%) Java
3 83 (34.87%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (28.99%) Software Engineering
5 60 (25.21%) Analytical Skills
6 53 (22.27%) C#
7 51 (21.43%) PHP
8 49 (20.59%) SQL
9 47 (19.75%) MySQL
10 41 (17.23%) Finance
11 37 (15.55%) Zend
12 36 (15.13%) MySQL Certification
12 36 (15.13%) Magento
13 35 (14.71%) C++
14 34 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 34 (14.29%) .NET
15 33 (13.87%) OO
16 32 (13.45%) Python
17 30 (12.61%) SQL Server
18 29 (12.18%) SDLC
19 27 (11.34%) Web Application Development
20 26 (10.92%) Oracle
20 26 (10.92%) HTML
20 26 (10.92%) Microsoft
21 24 (10.08%) Mathematics
21 24 (10.08%) Relational Database
22 23 (9.66%) Android
22 23 (9.66%) E-Commerce
23 22 (9.24%) CSS
23 22 (9.24%) Spring

Computer Science
Top Related 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 12 (5.04%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.36%) CMS
3 6 (2.52%) Apache
3 6 (2.52%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.68%) NetWeaver
5 4 (1.68%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.26%) SAS
7 2 (0.84%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.84%) Confluence
7 2 (0.84%) IIS
7 2 (0.84%) JBoss
7 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.42%) Mule
8 1 (0.42%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.42%) Predix
Applications
1 18 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.20%) MS Office
3 4 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.42%) Weka
Business Applications
1 36 (15.13%) Magento
2 3 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.26%) Fishtalk
2 3 (1.26%) Q-Pulse
3 1 (0.42%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.10%) SaaS
4 4 (1.68%) GitHub
4 4 (1.68%) Slack
5 2 (0.84%) Office 365
6 1 (0.42%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.20%) Internet
2 6 (2.52%) BGP
2 6 (2.52%) MPLS
2 6 (2.52%) OSPF
2 6 (2.52%) Wireless
3 5 (2.10%) Firewall
3 5 (2.10%) LAN
3 5 (2.10%) VPN
3 5 (2.10%) WAN
4 4 (1.68%) 802.11
4 4 (1.68%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (1.68%) EIGRP
4 4 (1.68%) HSRP
4 4 (1.68%) IPsec
4 4 (1.68%) NetScaler
4 4 (1.68%) Network Security
4 4 (1.68%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.26%) DHCP
5 3 (1.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (19.75%) MySQL
2 30 (12.61%) SQL Server
3 24 (10.08%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.04%) RDBMS
5 9 (3.78%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.36%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.52%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.10%) Big Data
10 4 (1.68%) GIS
10 4 (1.68%) HBase
10 4 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.84%) Spatial Data
12 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.42%) OrientDB
13 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.42%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 15 (6.30%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.46%) Selenium
3 11 (4.62%) Maven
4 10 (4.20%) Subversion
5 9 (3.78%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.36%) JIRA
7 6 (2.52%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.68%) ERwin
8 4 (1.68%) PVCS
8 4 (1.68%) Travis CI
8 4 (1.68%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.26%) JUnit
9 3 (1.26%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.84%) Ant
10 2 (0.84%) Mockito
10 2 (0.84%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.84%) Xcode
11 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.42%) Hudson
General
1 41 (17.23%) Finance
2 19 (7.98%) Games
3 6 (2.52%) Automotive
3 6 (2.52%) Banking
3 6 (2.52%) Legal
4 4 (1.68%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 120 (50.42%) Developer
2 37 (15.55%) Java Developer
2 37 (15.55%) Software Engineer
3 20 (8.40%) Senior Developer
4 19 (7.98%) Magento Developer
5 18 (7.56%) Analyst
5 18 (7.56%) PHP Developer
6 13 (5.46%) Junior
7 12 (5.04%) Software Developer
8 10 (4.20%) C# Developer
9 9 (3.78%) Junior Developer
9 9 (3.78%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.36%) Graduate
11 7 (2.94%) .NET Developer
11 7 (2.94%) Network Engineer
11 7 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (2.94%) Technical Developer
11 7 (2.94%) Technical Leader
12 6 (2.52%) Development Engineer
12 6 (2.52%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.29%) .NET
2 26 (10.92%) HTML
3 22 (9.24%) CSS
3 22 (9.24%) Spring
4 18 (7.56%) HTML5
5 16 (6.72%) AngularJS
6 15 (6.30%) J2EE
7 13 (5.46%) Hibernate
8 12 (5.04%) JSP
9 11 (4.62%) Java EE
10 10 (4.20%) Ajax
10 10 (4.20%) RESTful
11 9 (3.78%) ASP.NET
11 9 (3.78%) CSS3
12 8 (3.36%) Ruby on Rails
13 7 (2.94%) cocos2d
13 7 (2.94%) Node.js
13 7 (2.94%) Servlets
14 6 (2.52%) JPA
15 5 (2.10%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 60 (25.21%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.78%) Algorithms
3 9 (3.78%) Data Structures
4 7 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.52%) Augmented Reality
6 5 (2.10%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.10%) User Experience
7 4 (1.68%) Blog
7 4 (1.68%) Derivative
7 4 (1.68%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.68%) Fintech
7 4 (1.68%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.26%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.26%) iPhone
9 2 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.66%) Android
2 21 (8.82%) Apple iOS
3 17 (7.14%) Windows
4 16 (6.72%) Linux
5 14 (5.88%) Unix
6 8 (3.36%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.26%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.26%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.84%) AIX
8 2 (0.84%) CentOS
8 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (34.87%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (28.99%) Software Engineering
3 33 (13.87%) OO
4 29 (12.18%) SDLC
5 27 (11.34%) Web Application Development
6 24 (10.08%) Mathematics
7 23 (9.66%) E-Commerce
8 18 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (7.56%) Mentoring
8 18 (7.56%) Unit Testing
9 15 (6.30%) TDD
10 14 (5.88%) MVC
10 14 (5.88%) Scrum
11 12 (5.04%) Change Management
11 12 (5.04%) Web Development
12 11 (4.62%) Analytics
12 11 (4.62%) Mobile Development
13 10 (4.20%) Android Development
13 10 (4.20%) iOS Development
13 10 (4.20%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 91 (38.24%) Java
2 53 (22.27%) C#
3 51 (21.43%) PHP
4 49 (20.59%) SQL
5 35 (14.71%) C++
6 34 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 32 (13.45%) Python
8 14 (5.88%) Perl
8 14 (5.88%) Ruby
9 12 (5.04%) C
10 9 (3.78%) Objective-C
10 9 (3.78%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.36%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.94%) Lua
13 5 (2.10%) Scala
14 2 (0.84%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.84%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.84%) R
14 2 (0.84%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.42%) Go
Qualifications
1 206 (86.55%) Degree
2 36 (15.13%) MySQL Certification
3 4 (1.68%) ISEB
4 3 (1.26%) HND
4 3 (1.26%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.26%) PhD
5 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.42%) MBA
6 1 (0.42%) MCITP
6 1 (0.42%) MCTS
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.42%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.42%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.20%) QA
2 4 (1.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.42%) PMO
3 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.10%) Firmware
3 4 (1.68%) Docker
4 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.84%) RHEV
4 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.42%) Ceph
5 1 (0.42%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (2.52%) Cacti
2 3 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.84%) Ambari
3 2 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.84%) Nagios
3 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.84%) Puppet
3 2 (0.84%) SCCM
4 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.42%) Ansible
4 1 (0.42%) Kibana
4 1 (0.42%) logstash
Vendors
1 37 (15.55%) Zend
2 26 (10.92%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.92%) Oracle
3 12 (5.04%) IBM
4 10 (4.20%) VMware
5 7 (2.94%) Perforce
5 7 (2.94%) SAP
6 6 (2.52%) Alterian
6 6 (2.52%) Cisco
7 4 (1.68%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.68%) Citrix
7 4 (1.68%) F5
7 4 (1.68%) Google
7 4 (1.68%) HP
7 4 (1.68%) Intel
7 4 (1.68%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.68%) Teradata
7 4 (1.68%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.84%) Red Hat
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive holidays and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
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Search Consultancy
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ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: to 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Benefits (Remote)
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £38,025 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £85000 per annum
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
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