The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 18 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 17 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.62% 8.30% 4.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 51.52% 29.11% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 14
Average salary £46,250 £54,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.74% +55.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £23,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £61,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Miscellaneous Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
33 79 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 14.80% 28.52% 34.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21 61 72
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 27 (100.00%) Degree
2 12 (44.44%) Oracle
3 9 (33.33%) Windows
4 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
4 8 (29.63%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.93%) .NET
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) C#
6 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 5 (18.52%) C
8 4 (14.81%) C++
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (14.81%) Linux
8 4 (14.81%) Information Management
8 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) Migration
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
9 3 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
9 3 (11.11%) WinForms
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
9 3 (11.11%) ERP
10 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Doxygen
2 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) CDMA
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.41%) MS Access
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) SQLPlus
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) GCC
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Programmer
3 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Implementation Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Graduate
4 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.41%) C Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) Java Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) WinForms
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) JDBC
4 1 (3.70%) NHibernate
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) Java EE
4 1 (3.70%) WPF
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) Physics
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) PDA
2 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Information Management
3 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
3 3 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.41%) OO
4 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) C
4 4 (14.81%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PMP
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) OCPJP
3 1 (3.70%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Sun
3 1 (3.70%) Informatica
3 1 (3.70%) Teradata
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco