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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 13 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 6 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 7.69% 15.07% 16.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.79% 33.33% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 5
Average salary £36,250 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.45% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.00%
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
38 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 48.72% 45.21% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 18
Average salary £31,750 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.83% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £44,032
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 1 April 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Dundee

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) PhD
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) VC++
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) PMP
4 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) MVC

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) WinDbg
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Tester
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Game Development
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VC++
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) PhD
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
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%) Atmel