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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 9 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 16 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 21.05% 7.25% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 36.36% 14.71% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 0
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +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
44 34 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 57.89% 49.28% 75.68%
Number of salaries quoted 37 23 40
Average salary £40,000 £29,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.59% -1.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Dundee

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (85.00%) Degree
2 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) C#
5 8 (40.00%) QA
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
7 6 (30.00%) Java
7 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
7 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
7 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (30.00%) Android
7 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Ranorex
8 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
8 5 (25.00%) Games
8 5 (25.00%) JMeter
8 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (25.00%) C++
9 4 (20.00%) MVC
9 4 (20.00%) SDLC
9 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
9 4 (20.00%) Game Development
10 3 (15.00%) Android Development
10 3 (15.00%) iOS Development
10 3 (15.00%) Spring
10 3 (15.00%) Ruby
10 3 (15.00%) C
10 3 (15.00%) Python
10 3 (15.00%) JavaScript

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Ranorex
2 5 (25.00%) JMeter
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) WinDbg
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Junior Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Junior
3 3 (15.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Graduate
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Spring
2 2 (10.00%) Java EE
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.00%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) PMI
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Android
2 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (20.00%) Game Development
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) Android Development
6 3 (15.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) OO
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Web Development
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) Python
5 3 (15.00%) C
5 3 (15.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.00%) PhD
3 2 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) PMP
4 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Atmel
3 1 (5.00%) Google