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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 14 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.46% 3.11% 9.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.67% 20.00% 34.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 22
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £66,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
30 40 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 44.78% 15.56% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 64
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £49,750 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 15 (93.75%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) SDLC
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) C++
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) CSS
7 2 (12.50%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
7 2 (12.50%) Sun
7 2 (12.50%) JIRA
7 2 (12.50%) Sun Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
7 2 (12.50%) Java EE

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Graduate
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Junior
3 2 (12.50%) Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) Java EE
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) Velocity
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) WinForms
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Contract for Difference
2 1 (6.25%) Physics
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) Feature Driven Development
5 1 (6.25%) ATDD
5 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) User Stories
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Development
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Fortran
5 1 (6.25%) Groovy
5 1 (6.25%) R
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Sun Certification
3 1 (6.25%) OCPJP
3 1 (6.25%) PhD
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Sun
3 1 (6.25%) Xamarin
3 1 (6.25%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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