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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 30 32
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 172 191 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.50% 6.74% 6.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.35% 16.05% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 108 88 152
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 1052 1190 1214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.73% 41.99% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 668 552 729
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £68,500
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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Edinburgh +26 118 £40,000 +3.22% 20
Glasgow -30 42 £40,000 - 9
Aberdeen -4 5 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Dundee -7 4 £42,500 +54.54% 2
Stirling +15 3 £42,500 -5.55%
West Lothian -3 3 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 253 (88.46%) Degree
2 129 (45.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 102 (35.66%) Software Engineering
4 92 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (28.67%) Java
6 81 (28.32%) C#
7 72 (25.17%) Finance
8 70 (24.48%) SQL
9 68 (23.78%) .NET
10 67 (23.43%) C++
11 57 (19.93%) SQL Server
11 57 (19.93%) Analytical Skills
12 45 (15.73%) JavaScript
13 39 (13.64%) Mathematics
14 38 (13.29%) Oracle
14 38 (13.29%) Python
15 37 (12.94%) OO
16 36 (12.59%) PHP
16 36 (12.59%) Microsoft
16 36 (12.59%) Banking
17 35 (12.24%) Windows
17 35 (12.24%) SDLC
18 34 (11.89%) MySQL
19 32 (11.19%) Linux
20 30 (10.49%) Relational Database
21 27 (9.44%) Mentoring
22 26 (9.09%) Numerate Degree
23 25 (8.74%) CSS
24 24 (8.39%) Spring
24 24 (8.39%) Analytics

Computer Science
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 19 (6.64%) Tomcat
2 8 (2.80%) Apache
2 8 (2.80%) Apache Spark
2 8 (2.80%) CMS
3 7 (2.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (2.45%) SAS
4 5 (1.75%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.70%) Confluence
6 2 (0.70%) IIS
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.35%) DNN
7 1 (0.35%) Mule
7 1 (0.35%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.35%) Predix
7 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (6.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.40%) GitHub
3 4 (1.40%) SaaS
4 3 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.70%) Office 365
6 1 (0.35%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.10%) LAN
1 6 (2.10%) WAN
2 4 (1.40%) Internet
2 4 (1.40%) Wireless
3 3 (1.05%) Network Security
3 3 (1.05%) SAN
4 2 (0.70%) AMQP
4 2 (0.70%) ATM
4 2 (0.70%) DECT
4 2 (0.70%) RS-485
4 2 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.70%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.35%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.35%) DHCP
5 1 (0.35%) DNS
5 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.35%) NGN
5 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.35%) VLAN
5 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (19.93%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.89%) MySQL
3 30 (10.49%) Relational Database
4 18 (6.29%) RDBMS
5 16 (5.59%) Hadoop
6 15 (5.24%) Big Data
7 11 (3.85%) Apache Hive
7 11 (3.85%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.50%) NoSQL
9 9 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.45%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.75%) HBase
11 5 (1.75%) QlikView
11 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.05%) BigQuery
12 3 (1.05%) GIS
12 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 21 (7.34%) Maven
2 18 (6.29%) Selenium
2 18 (6.29%) Subversion
3 17 (5.94%) Visual Studio
4 12 (4.20%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.20%) JIRA
5 10 (3.50%) Git (software)
6 9 (3.15%) HP UFT
6 9 (3.15%) JUnit
7 8 (2.80%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.75%) ERwin
9 4 (1.40%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.40%) Mockito
9 4 (1.40%) NetBeans
10 3 (1.05%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.05%) tSQLt
11 2 (0.70%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.70%) Hudson
11 2 (0.70%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 72 (25.17%) Finance
2 36 (12.59%) Banking
3 12 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.50%) Games
5 9 (3.15%) Marketing
6 7 (2.45%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.45%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.10%) Automotive
7 6 (2.10%) Electronics
7 6 (2.10%) Retail
8 4 (1.40%) Avionics
8 4 (1.40%) Legal
9 3 (1.05%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.70%) Billing
10 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.70%) Publishing
11 1 (0.35%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 102 (35.66%) Developer
2 63 (22.03%) Software Engineer
3 23 (8.04%) Analyst
4 21 (7.34%) C++ Software Engineer
5 19 (6.64%) Java Developer
6 18 (6.29%) .NET Developer
6 18 (6.29%) C# Developer
6 18 (6.29%) Graduate
6 18 (6.29%) Linux Engineer
7 17 (5.94%) Software Developer
8 14 (4.90%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (4.20%) C# Software Developer
9 12 (4.20%) Junior
9 12 (4.20%) Senior Software Engineer
10 11 (3.85%) PHP Developer
11 10 (3.50%) Data Scientist
11 10 (3.50%) Magento Developer
12 9 (3.15%) .NET Software Developer
12 9 (3.15%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (23.78%) .NET
2 25 (8.74%) CSS
3 24 (8.39%) Spring
4 23 (8.04%) AngularJS
5 21 (7.34%) HTML
6 14 (4.90%) .NET Framework
6 14 (4.90%) Hibernate
6 14 (4.90%) XML
7 13 (4.55%) HTML5
8 12 (4.20%) Ruby on Rails
9 11 (3.85%) ASP.NET
10 10 (3.50%) Web Services
11 9 (3.15%) Ajax
11 9 (3.15%) Node.js
11 9 (3.15%) Qt
12 8 (2.80%) React
12 8 (2.80%) SOAP
13 7 (2.45%) J2EE
13 7 (2.45%) JSP
13 7 (2.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 57 (19.93%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.94%) Mobile App
3 16 (5.59%) Algorithms
4 12 (4.20%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.45%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.45%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.75%) Taxonomies
8 4 (1.40%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.05%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (1.05%) Fintech
9 3 (1.05%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.05%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.70%) Clustering
10 2 (0.70%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.35%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.35%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.35%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.24%) Windows
2 32 (11.19%) Linux
3 20 (6.99%) Apple iOS
4 18 (6.29%) Android
5 7 (2.45%) Unix
6 5 (1.75%) Windows 2000
6 5 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.70%) AIX
7 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.70%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (35.66%) Software Engineering
2 92 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (13.64%) Mathematics
4 37 (12.94%) OO
5 35 (12.24%) SDLC
6 27 (9.44%) Mentoring
7 24 (8.39%) Analytics
8 23 (8.04%) High Availability
8 23 (8.04%) Test Automation
9 22 (7.69%) ITIL
10 21 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (7.34%) MVC
11 20 (6.99%) Unit Testing
11 20 (6.99%) Web Development
12 18 (6.29%) Machine Learning
12 18 (6.29%) Scrum
12 18 (6.29%) Service Management
12 18 (6.29%) Web Application Development
13 16 (5.59%) iOS Development
13 16 (5.59%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 82 (28.67%) Java
2 81 (28.32%) C#
3 70 (24.48%) SQL
4 67 (23.43%) C++
5 45 (15.73%) JavaScript
6 38 (13.29%) Python
7 36 (12.59%) PHP
8 19 (6.64%) C
8 19 (6.64%) PL/SQL
9 15 (5.24%) Scala
10 14 (4.90%) Ruby
11 12 (4.20%) Perl
12 9 (3.15%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.80%) VB
14 7 (2.45%) Objective-C
14 7 (2.45%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.05%) Embedded C
15 3 (1.05%) Lisp
15 3 (1.05%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 253 (88.46%) Degree
2 129 (45.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (9.09%) Numerate Degree
4 21 (7.34%) MySQL Certification
5 9 (3.15%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.15%) PhD
6 7 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.40%) HND
8 2 (0.70%) MBA
8 2 (0.70%) MCITP
8 2 (0.70%) MCTS
8 2 (0.70%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.35%) CISA
9 1 (0.35%) CISM
9 1 (0.35%) CISSP
9 1 (0.35%) ISEB
9 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.24%) SLA
2 7 (2.45%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) PMO
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.10%) Firmware
3 5 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.70%) RHEV
4 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.35%) Docker
5 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (3.15%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.10%) Ambari
3 2 (0.70%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.70%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (13.29%) Oracle
2 36 (12.59%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.34%) Zend
4 14 (4.90%) IBM
5 13 (4.55%) Cognizant
6 11 (3.85%) HP
7 8 (2.80%) Tableau
7 8 (2.80%) VMware
8 7 (2.45%) Alterian
9 5 (1.75%) Teradata
9 5 (1.75%) Verint
10 3 (1.05%) Informatica
10 3 (1.05%) Sybase
11 2 (0.70%) Apple
11 2 (0.70%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.70%) Reuters
11 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.70%) SAP
11 2 (0.70%) Sophos
11 2 (0.70%) TIBCO
Glasgow
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Area
IT Connections
Salary: 40000
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Soultek (Scotland) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: Addtional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Scottish Parliament
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + on call allowance & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Call Centre Associates
Posted: 20 days ago