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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 16 15 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 12 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.16% 7.05% 1.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 54.55% 29.31% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 4
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
22 58 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 14.97% 24.07% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11 52 58
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,394
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £31,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £81,000 £61,500
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 28 January 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 23 (95.83%) Degree
2 15 (62.50%) Oracle
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
5 6 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) Information Management
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
7 4 (16.67%) Migration
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) ERP
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (16.67%) .NET
7 4 (16.67%) C#
8 3 (12.50%) OO
8 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 3 (12.50%) ISEB
8 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Moodle
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Doxygen
2 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) MS Access
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) SQLPlus
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Big Data
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) GCC
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Graduate
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Implementation Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) Java EE
3 2 (8.33%) WinForms
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) JSON
4 1 (4.17%) WPF
4 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) JDBC
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) VLE
1 1 (4.17%) PDA
1 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.17%) Physics
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
1 5 (20.83%) Information Management
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) ERP
2 4 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
3 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (12.50%) OO
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Data Virtualisation
5 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) C
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.17%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) Sun
3 1 (4.17%) Informatica
3 1 (4.17%) Teradata
3 1 (4.17%) Blackboard
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco