The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 13 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 7.32% 7.14% 19.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.00% 18.75% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Median salary £30,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £50,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £50,000 £45,275
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 West Lothian with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 12 16 40
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 29.27% 38.10% 56.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 43
Median salary £28,000 £37,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.33% -28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,725 £31,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,875 £75,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in West Lothian

Computer Science
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in West Lothian

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in West Lothian over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in West Lothian

Computer Science
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 29 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
Livingston -4 3 £30,000 -40.00%
Computer Science
Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (66.67%) SDLC
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (50.00%) Node.js
4 6 (50.00%) Telematics
5 5 (41.67%) C++
5 5 (41.67%) OO
6 4 (33.33%) C#
7 3 (25.00%) C
7 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (16.67%) RS-485
8 2 (16.67%) ZigBee
8 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 2 (16.67%) Qt
8 2 (16.67%) Perl
8 2 (16.67%) Python
8 2 (16.67%) DECT
8 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
8 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
8 2 (16.67%) Lisp
8 2 (16.67%) Firmware
8 2 (16.67%) Subversion
8 2 (16.67%) OOP
8 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (16.67%) Wireless
9 1 (8.33%) Electronics
9 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 1 (8.33%) Predix
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Bluemix
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DECT
1 2 (16.67%) RS-485
1 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
1 2 (16.67%) ZigBee
2 1 (8.33%) AMQP
2 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Modbus
2 1 (8.33%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Node.js
2 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) Qt
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) SDLC
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Telematics
4 5 (41.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) C
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 2 (16.67%) Lisp
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft