The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 10 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 5.41% 20.00% 11.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.11% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 4
Average salary £38,000 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £26,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £53,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 Dundee region.

Miscellaneous Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18 42 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 48.65% 60.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 10
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £26,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £42,500 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Dundee region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Dundee

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Dundee

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee 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 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) PhD
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Games
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Atmel
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) WinDbg
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) Game Development
5 1 (14.29%) GLSL
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) WinDbg
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Build Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Flash
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) WPF
1 1 (14.29%) Stage3D
1 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
3 1 (14.29%) VC++
3 1 (14.29%) Lua
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) GLSL
3 1 (14.29%) HLSL
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) PhD
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Intel
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) Atmel