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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 8 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 11 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.34% 4.84% 5.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 42.31% 25.76% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 15
Average salary £40,000 £53,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.58% +19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £61,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
26 66 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 26.80% 18.80% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19 51 65
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £32,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 21 (91.30%) Degree
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle
3 7 (30.43%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
5 5 (21.74%) C#
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (21.74%) ERP
6 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) ISEB
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (17.39%) Java EE
6 4 (17.39%) Information Management
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (17.39%) Business Process Improvement
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
7 3 (13.04%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) OO
7 3 (13.04%) C++
7 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.04%) .NET
8 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.70%) HTML
8 2 (8.70%) Linux

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (4.35%) Maximo
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Graduate
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Functional Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Junior
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Java EE
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) WinForms
4 1 (4.35%) Flash
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) VLE
2 1 (4.35%) Contract for Difference
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Physics
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
3 5 (21.74%) ERP
4 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Information Management
4 4 (17.39%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
5 3 (13.04%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Time Management
7 1 (4.35%) Kanban
7 1 (4.35%) Feature Driven Development
7 1 (4.35%) Product Marketing
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.35%) UML
7 1 (4.35%) MVC
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) C
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Fortran
5 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.35%) OCPJP
3 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) Sun
2 1 (4.35%) Blackboard
2 1 (4.35%) Jaspersoft
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