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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 3 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 9 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 20.00% 6.99% 5.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 37.50% 50.00% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 12
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £23,700 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £67,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +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
24 20 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 53.33% 13.99% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 42
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £58,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (84.21%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) Web Development
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Digital Media
3 7 (36.84%) Machine Learning
4 6 (31.58%) C
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) .NET
5 5 (26.32%) C++
5 5 (26.32%) HTML
5 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 5 (26.32%) Python
5 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) Image Processing
5 5 (26.32%) OpenCV
5 5 (26.32%) Information Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) OO
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
8 2 (10.53%) Big Data
8 2 (10.53%) NoSQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (10.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.26%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
2 2 (10.53%) GIS
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Web Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Software Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IFS Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
1 5 (26.32%) CSS
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
1 5 (26.32%) OpenCV
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) jQuery
4 2 (10.53%) Ajax
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (10.53%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (10.53%) RESTful
4 2 (10.53%) Spring
4 2 (10.53%) WCF
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) LINQ
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Digital Media
2 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Life Science
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) Web Development
2 7 (36.84%) Machine Learning
3 5 (26.32%) Image Processing
3 5 (26.32%) Information Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) API Development
6 2 (10.53%) ERP
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile Development
6 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C
2 5 (26.32%) C++
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.26%) IFS
3 1 (5.26%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Sun