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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 10 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 9.26% 20.65% 6.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.32% 39.58% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 3
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
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 Dundee region.

Miscellaneous Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19 48 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 35.19% 52.17% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 24
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £50,000
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 30 January 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Dundee

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Games
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Lua
5 1 (14.29%) WPF
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Game Development
5 1 (14.29%) GLSL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Tester
2 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Stage3D
2 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (14.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
1 2 (28.57%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Game Development
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (14.29%) Lua
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) GLSL
3 1 (14.29%) HLSL
3 1 (14.29%) VC++
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) PhD
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Intel
1 1 (14.29%) Apple