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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 5 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 6 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.79% 9.43% 4.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 37.50% 22.73% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 12
Median salary £47,500 £33,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.11%
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
16 22 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 42.11% 41.51% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 46
Median salary £43,000 £39,250 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.55% -11.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £29,100 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £59,000 £42,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (100.00%) Degree
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
5 7 (53.85%) VB
5 7 (53.85%) .NET
6 6 (46.15%) C++
7 5 (38.46%) HTML
7 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 5 (38.46%) CSS
7 5 (38.46%) Siemens
7 5 (38.46%) Firmware
7 5 (38.46%) C
7 5 (38.46%) Aerospace
7 5 (38.46%) Military
7 5 (38.46%) VHDL
7 5 (38.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (38.46%) Driving Licence
8 4 (30.77%) Project Management
8 4 (30.77%) Oracle
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 2 (15.38%) Subversion
10 2 (15.38%) GIS
10 2 (15.38%) Web Development
10 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
10 2 (15.38%) JIRA
10 2 (15.38%) jQuery
10 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
10 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 2 (15.38%) RDBMS

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) GIS
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Aerospace
1 5 (38.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Firmware Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) XSLT
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.69%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) Java EE
4 1 (7.69%) LINQ
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Driving Licence
1 5 (38.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (38.46%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Cross-Browser Development
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) API Development
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
5 1 (7.69%) MVVM
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) VB
3 6 (46.15%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) C
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Siemens
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Xamarin
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