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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 14 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 17 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 24.29% 7.94% 19.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 36.96% 17.86% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 15
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
46 28 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 65.71% 44.44% 50.52%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 37
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Dundee

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 19 (95.00%) Degree
2 16 (80.00%) C#
3 14 (70.00%) OO
3 14 (70.00%) OOD
4 13 (65.00%) Java
4 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (60.00%) Windows
5 12 (60.00%) Linux
6 11 (55.00%) TDD
6 11 (55.00%) JSON
6 11 (55.00%) SDLC
7 10 (50.00%) Defect Management
7 10 (50.00%) Cegedim Rx
7 10 (50.00%) Apache Camel
7 10 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
7 10 (50.00%) REST
7 10 (50.00%) DevExpress
7 10 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (50.00%) Scrum
7 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
7 10 (50.00%) Web Services
7 10 (50.00%) XML
7 10 (50.00%) .NET
7 10 (50.00%) J2EE
7 10 (50.00%) Oracle
8 8 (40.00%) C++
9 6 (30.00%) Games
10 5 (25.00%) Android

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (5.00%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.00%) Mocha
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) WinDbg
General
1 6 (30.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Developer
3 10 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 10 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
3 10 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 10 (50.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 10 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Junior
5 3 (15.00%) Junior Programmer
5 3 (15.00%) Programmer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Embedded Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) JSON
2 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 10 (50.00%) J2EE
2 10 (50.00%) REST
2 10 (50.00%) Web Services
2 10 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) DirectX
3 3 (15.00%) OpenGL
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) CSS3
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
5 1 (5.00%) RESTful
5 1 (5.00%) Sass
5 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Android
3 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Debian
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) OO
1 14 (70.00%) OOD
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) SDLC
3 11 (55.00%) TDD
4 10 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 10 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) OOP
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Game Development
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) System Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) ClojureScript
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Cegedim Rx
1 10 (50.00%) DevExpress
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
1 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator
2 1 (5.00%) Atmel
2 1 (5.00%) Rackspace