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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 20 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 9 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.83% 6.49% 5.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 36.00% 25.76% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 17
Average salary £36,000 £43,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.71% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £47,500
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
25 66 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.64% 25.19% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 50 73
Average salary £43,750 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.13% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 21 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 21 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 22 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle
4 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
5 7 (31.82%) .NET
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) C#
6 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 5 (22.73%) C
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) Migration
8 4 (18.18%) C++
8 4 (18.18%) Java
9 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
9 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
10 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
10 2 (9.09%) UNIX
10 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
10 2 (9.09%) Change Management
10 2 (9.09%) WinForms
10 2 (9.09%) PMP
10 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
10 2 (9.09%) OO
10 2 (9.09%) MS Office
10 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
11 1 (4.55%) SAP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.55%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) CDMA
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) NWDI
2 1 (4.55%) GCC
General
1 1 (4.55%) Electronics
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Developer
1 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Programmer
2 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Implementation Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) C Programmer
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.09%) Graduate
4 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) WinForms
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) JDBC
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) Swing
3 1 (4.55%) SAP Basis
3 1 (4.55%) WPF
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) Java EE
3 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (4.55%) SAP BC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Physics
2 1 (4.55%) PDA
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) OOP
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
1 6 (27.27%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) C
3 4 (18.18%) C++
3 4 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) ABAP
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PMP
2 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Postgraduate
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.55%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Sun