The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Dunfermline region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 7 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 4.55% - 12.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.50% - 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £17,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Computer Science
Fife

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dunfermline region.

Miscellaneous Category
Dunfermline
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 36.36% 68.18% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 5
Average salary £40,750 £47,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.21% +111.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £32,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,350 £29,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunfermline

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Dunfermline region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Dunfermline

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Dunfermline

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Dunfermline region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Dunfermline

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunfermline

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dunfermline 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 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (58.33%) Python
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) MS Office
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (41.67%) ISO 9002
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Siemens
4 5 (41.67%) Six Sigma
4 5 (41.67%) AutoCAD
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) ISO 14001
4 5 (41.67%) Change Management
4 5 (41.67%) Electronics
4 5 (41.67%) SOLIDWORKS
4 5 (41.67%) French Language
4 5 (41.67%) German Language
4 5 (41.67%) Polish Language
4 5 (41.67%) Spanish Language
4 5 (41.67%) T-Plan
4 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) Allen-Bradley
5 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dunfermline by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dunfermline 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
1 5 (41.67%) AutoCAD
1 5 (41.67%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (25.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (41.67%) Electronics
1 5 (41.67%) French Language
1 5 (41.67%) German Language
1 5 (41.67%) Polish Language
1 5 (41.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Data Scientist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (25.00%) Neural Network
2 3 (25.00%) Statistics
2 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Six Sigma
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
1 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
1 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Operations Research
3 3 (25.00%) Cluster Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Regression Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) C
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) VBA
3 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 3 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO 9002
1 5 (41.67%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Siemens
1 5 (41.67%) T-Plan
1 5 (41.67%) Allen-Bradley