The median annual salary for a Computer Scientist was - in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Scientist
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Scientist 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.043% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £23,750 £36,750 -
% change year-on-year -35.37% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2245 2808 2977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.98% 94.77% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1379 1827 1823
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 £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Computer Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Computer Scientist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Scientist in Scotland

Computer Scientist
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 Scientist within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 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
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Computer Scientist
UK

Computer Scientist Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Computer Scientist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Computer Scientist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Intel
1 2 (100.00%) Neural Network
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 2 (100.00%) Deep Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Vision

Computer Scientist Skill Set
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:

Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Vision
1 2 (100.00%) Deep Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 2 (100.00%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Intel