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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 7 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 7 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.73% 6.25% 3.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 35.00% 12.50% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 7
Median salary £46,250 £33,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.09% -26.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £22,700 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £45,200 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
20 32 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 36.36% 50.00% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 32
Median salary £45,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £20,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £65,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of job ads across the Aberdeen region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (90.91%) C#
3 8 (72.73%) VB
3 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Aerospace
5 5 (45.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (45.45%) Driving Licence
5 5 (45.45%) C
5 5 (45.45%) C++
5 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 5 (45.45%) Siemens
5 5 (45.45%) Firmware
5 5 (45.45%) Military
5 5 (45.45%) VHDL
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) CSS
6 4 (36.36%) HTML
6 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) XSLT
7 3 (27.27%) Project Management
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
7 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
7 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 1 (9.09%) MySQL
9 1 (9.09%) OO
9 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
9 1 (9.09%) VB.NET

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) GIS
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Aerospace
1 5 (45.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) XSLT
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Java EE
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Driving Licence
1 5 (45.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (45.45%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Development
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
4 1 (9.09%) MVVM
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) VB
3 5 (45.45%) C
3 5 (45.45%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Siemens
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Xamarin