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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 8 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 6 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.53% 4.81% 9.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.00% 21.31% 29.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 19
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £24,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £64,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
25 61 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 43.86% 22.59% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 44 71
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (94.12%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) C++
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
5 3 (17.65%) JIRA
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) Java EE
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) C
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Sun
6 2 (11.76%) Sun Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) Electronics

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maximo
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Graduate
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Junior
3 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Software Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) Java EE
1 2 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) WinForms
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) Velocity
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Physics
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) SDLC
3 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Product Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Kanban
6 1 (5.88%) Feature Driven Development
6 1 (5.88%) User Stories
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) C
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Fortran
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) Groovy
5 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Sun Certification
3 1 (5.88%) OCPJP
3 1 (5.88%) PhD
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Jaspersoft
2 2 (11.76%) Sun
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
Aberdeen, Scotland
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago