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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 19 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 8 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.19% 8.30% 5.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.62% 31.51% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 15
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £67,000
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
37 73 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 14.74% 26.35% 28.18%
Number of salaries quoted 24 60 61
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £70,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 17 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 26 (96.30%) Degree
2 14 (51.85%) Oracle
3 9 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) Linux
4 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
6 6 (22.22%) C#
6 6 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (14.81%) ABAP
7 4 (14.81%) MS Office
7 4 (14.81%) SAP
7 4 (14.81%) AIX
7 4 (14.81%) ERP
7 4 (14.81%) SLA
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) SAP BW
7 4 (14.81%) NetWeaver
7 4 (14.81%) Workflow
7 4 (14.81%) SAP Basis
7 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
7 4 (14.81%) SAP BC
7 4 (14.81%) SAP Portal
7 4 (14.81%) SAP Security
7 4 (14.81%) NWDI
8 3 (11.11%) C
8 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 3 (11.11%) PMP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (14.81%) NetWeaver
1 4 (14.81%) SAP Portal
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) CDMA
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SAP BW
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) NWDI
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Analyst
1 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Developer
2 3 (11.11%) Programmer
2 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) SAP Basis Administrator
2 3 (11.11%) Implementation Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) SAP Administrator
2 3 (11.11%) Graduate
2 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
3 2 (7.41%) C Programmer
4 1 (3.70%) Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Development Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) SAP Basis
2 4 (14.81%) SAP BC
3 2 (7.41%) Java EE
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) Ajax
4 1 (3.70%) NHibernate
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) JPA
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) EJB
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) JDBC
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) Swing
4 1 (3.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) PDA
2 1 (3.70%) Statistics
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) AIX
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX
5 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
2 4 (14.81%) Workflow
2 4 (14.81%) ERP
2 4 (14.81%) SAP Security
3 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (3.70%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.70%) Line Management
5 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) ABAP
5 3 (11.11%) C
6 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.41%) C++
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (96.30%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) PMP
2 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Postgraduate
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) SAP
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Sun
3 1 (3.70%) Jaspersoft