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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 13 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 7.14% 3.70% 5.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.11% 5.17% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £27,500 - £37,500
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
36 58 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 64.29% 71.60% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29 42 8
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 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,200 £40,995
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 22 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Dundee

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9 (69.23%) Degree
1 9 (69.23%) Android
2 7 (53.85%) C++
2 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) C
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Games
4 4 (30.77%) PhD
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 4 (30.77%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Atmel
4 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
4 4 (30.77%) WinDbg
5 3 (23.08%) Game Development
5 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
5 3 (23.08%) Ruby
5 3 (23.08%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) ISEB
6 2 (15.38%) Flash
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) ActionScript
6 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) Mathematics

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
1 4 (30.77%) WinDbg
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (38.46%) Games
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Junior Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Junior
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Build Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Flash
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Stage3D
2 1 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) PMI
4 1 (7.69%) Firmware
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Android
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Game Development
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Android Development
5 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) C
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) ActionScript
5 2 (15.38%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.69%) Lua
6 1 (7.69%) Perl
6 1 (7.69%) GLSL
6 1 (7.69%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) PhD
3 2 (15.38%) ISEB
4 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.69%) PMP
4 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Atmel
2 1 (7.69%) Apple
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Intel