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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 13 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 14 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 21.21% 12.31% 8.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 40.00% 25.00% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 4
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £36,400 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
35 32 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 53.03% 49.23% 74.29%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 41
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Dundee

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (88.24%) Degree
2 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) C#
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) QA
6 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
6 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) Android
6 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) Ranorex
7 4 (23.53%) SDLC
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
7 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) JMeter
7 4 (23.53%) Games
8 3 (17.65%) Spring
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (17.65%) C++
8 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
8 3 (17.65%) Game Development
8 3 (17.65%) Android Development
8 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
9 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
9 2 (11.76%) Data Structures

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.88%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Ranorex
2 4 (23.53%) JMeter
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) WinDbg
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Junior Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Junior
4 2 (11.76%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Graduate
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) Java EE
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.88%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
2 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) PMI
3 1 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Android
2 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) Android Development
5 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Game Development
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Web Development
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) C
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.76%) ISEB
4 1 (5.88%) PMP
4 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Atmel