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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 15 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 7.35% 1.32% 8.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.51% 1.82% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -18.75%
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 Dundee region.

Miscellaneous Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37 55 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 54.41% 72.37% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 27 44 6
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £30,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,995
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (73.33%) Degree
2 10 (66.67%) Android
3 8 (53.33%) C++
4 7 (46.67%) Games
4 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) C
6 5 (33.33%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 5 (33.33%) Game Development
7 4 (26.67%) WinDbg
7 4 (26.67%) Atmel
7 4 (26.67%) Ruby
7 4 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
7 4 (26.67%) Python
7 4 (26.67%) PhD
7 4 (26.67%) Banking
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
8 3 (20.00%) JIRA
9 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
9 2 (13.33%) QA
9 2 (13.33%) MVC
9 2 (13.33%) Web Development
9 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
9 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) WinDbg
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (46.67%) Games
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Junior
2 3 (20.00%) Junior Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Build Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Flash
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (6.67%) Stage3D
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) PMI
3 1 (6.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Android
2 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Game Development
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Android Development
4 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) C
3 5 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) Ruby
4 4 (26.67%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) ActionScript
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) GLSL
6 1 (6.67%) HLSL
6 1 (6.67%) Lua
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) PhD
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) PMP
4 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Atmel
2 2 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Apple