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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 19 17 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 14 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.57% 10.12% 3.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 51.85% 36.23% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 10
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £30,250 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,750 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
27 69 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 14.59% 27.94% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15 55 77
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £27,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 22 (95.65%) Degree
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle
3 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
4 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (21.74%) Information Management
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 4 (17.39%) Business Process Improvement
6 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 4 (17.39%) ERP
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
6 4 (17.39%) C#
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.04%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) C
7 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
8 2 (8.70%) QA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (13.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Doxygen
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.70%) MS Access
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.35%) SQLPlus
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) GCC
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Functional Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Implementation Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Graduate
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.70%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) C Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) WinForms
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) Java EE
3 1 (4.35%) WPF
3 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) PDA
1 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.35%) Physics
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
1 5 (21.74%) Information Management
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) ERP
2 4 (17.39%) Business Process Improvement
3 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Data Virtualisation
5 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) C
4 2 (8.70%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 22 (95.65%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) PMP
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Informatica
3 1 (4.35%) Teradata
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
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