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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 20 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 9 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.38% 10.15% 5.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.95% 40.30% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 17
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £50,000 £75,000
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
41 67 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.41% 25.19% 22.38%
Number of salaries quoted 27 52 51
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £75,000 £47,750
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 28 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (88.46%) Degree
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle
3 8 (30.77%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) C#
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 6 (23.08%) .NET
6 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
7 4 (15.38%) SAP BW
7 4 (15.38%) NetWeaver
7 4 (15.38%) Workflow
7 4 (15.38%) ERP
7 4 (15.38%) SLA
7 4 (15.38%) AIX
7 4 (15.38%) MS Office
7 4 (15.38%) SAP
7 4 (15.38%) ABAP
7 4 (15.38%) SAP Basis
7 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 4 (15.38%) NWDI
7 4 (15.38%) SAP Portal
7 4 (15.38%) SAP Security
7 4 (15.38%) SAP BC
8 3 (11.54%) 3D Modelling
8 3 (11.54%) Physics
8 3 (11.54%) C
8 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (15.38%) NetWeaver
1 4 (15.38%) SAP Portal
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) CDMA
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) NWDI
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.85%) Electronics
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Graduate
1 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) SAP Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) C Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) SAP Basis
2 4 (15.38%) SAP BC
3 2 (7.69%) Java EE
4 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) JPA
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) EJB
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) J2EE
4 1 (3.85%) Swing
4 1 (3.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Physics
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Statistics
2 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) AIX
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) Workflow
2 4 (15.38%) ERP
2 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 4 (15.38%) SAP Security
3 3 (11.54%) 3D Modelling
3 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Information Management
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (3.85%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.85%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) MVC
5 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) ABAP
5 3 (11.54%) C
6 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (88.46%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) PMP
2 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.85%) OCPJP
4 1 (3.85%) Postgraduate
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Sun
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + add
Posted: 6 days ago