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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 9 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 12 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 14.81% 4.36% 5.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 38.71% 23.53% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 15
Average salary £40,000 £40,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% -9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,750 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
31 68 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 38.27% 18.53% 28.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17 51 61
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,750 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 18 (90.00%) Degree
2 8 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Java EE
5 4 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) ISEB
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) C++
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
7 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.00%) OCPJP
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) JIRA
7 2 (10.00%) Time Management
7 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 2 (10.00%) .NET
7 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (10.00%) CSS
7 2 (10.00%) Linux
7 2 (10.00%) C
7 2 (10.00%) XML
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (10.00%) ERP
7 2 (10.00%) Sun Certification

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Maximo
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Graduate
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
1 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Junior Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Junior
3 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Java EE
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) WinForms
3 1 (5.00%) Flash
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) Velocity
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) VLE
2 1 (5.00%) Contract for Difference
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) Kanban
5 1 (5.00%) Feature Driven Development
5 1 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Product Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) Fortran
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) OCPJP
3 2 (10.00%) Sun Certification
4 1 (5.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Sun
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.00%) Blackboard
3 1 (5.00%) Jaspersoft
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