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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 11 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.80% 10.61% 3.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.32% 19.44% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Median salary £45,000 £26,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+69.81% -42.70%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
19 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 37.25% 54.55% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 27
Median salary £44,750 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.61% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,950 £52,250 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) VB
3 5 (62.50%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) Siemens
3 5 (62.50%) Firmware
3 5 (62.50%) Aerospace
3 5 (62.50%) Military
3 5 (62.50%) VHDL
3 5 (62.50%) C
3 5 (62.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) XSLT
4 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Java EE

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (62.50%) Aerospace
1 5 (62.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) XSLT
2 1 (12.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Driving Licence
1 5 (62.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (62.50%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Siemens
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle