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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 23 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 9 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.75% 6.96% 5.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 32.14% 27.54% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 17
Average salary £46,250 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £43,000
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
28 69 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.67% 25.27% 33.44%
Number of salaries quoted 19 56 71
Average salary £47,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.94% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 26 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
3 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 8 (30.77%) Java
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
5 7 (26.92%) .NET
5 7 (26.92%) Linux
5 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
6 6 (23.08%) C#
7 5 (19.23%) C
8 4 (15.38%) C++
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.54%) AIX
9 3 (11.54%) PMP
9 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
9 3 (11.54%) SAP BW
9 3 (11.54%) NetWeaver
9 3 (11.54%) SLA
9 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
9 3 (11.54%) Workflow
9 3 (11.54%) Migration
9 3 (11.54%) ABAP
9 3 (11.54%) SAP
9 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
9 3 (11.54%) ERP
9 3 (11.54%) MS Office
9 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
9 3 (11.54%) SAP Basis

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (11.54%) NetWeaver
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.54%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.85%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) CDMA
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SAP BW
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) NWDI
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) GCC
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Programmer
3 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Implementation Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) SAP Basis Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) SAP Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) C Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Graduate
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) SAP Basis
2 3 (11.54%) SAP BC
3 2 (7.69%) WinForms
3 2 (7.69%) Java EE
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) EJB
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) JDBC
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) J2EE
4 1 (3.85%) Swing
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
4 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
4 1 (3.85%) JPA
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Physics
3 1 (3.85%) PDA
3 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) AIX
4 2 (7.69%) UNIX
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 3 (11.54%) Workflow
2 3 (11.54%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) ERP
2 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
2 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
2 3 (11.54%) SAP Security
3 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
4 1 (3.85%) MVC
4 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.85%) OO
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) C
4 4 (15.38%) C++
5 3 (11.54%) ABAP
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.85%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) PMP
2 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) Postgraduate
4 1 (3.85%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Sun
4 1 (3.85%) Jaspersoft