The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 7 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 14.71% 16.95% 15.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.32% 43.48% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,500 £42,900
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £38,400 £49,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,657 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.47% +3.08%
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 Fife region.

Miscellaneous Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 55.88% 38.98% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 16
Median salary £27,500 £31,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% -27.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £31,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £48,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of job ads across the Fife region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Fife

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Fife region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Fife

Computer Science
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Fife region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -2 5 £35,000 +11.11%
Computer Science
Scotland

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Fife region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (83.33%) C++
3 8 (66.67%) C#
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) C
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (25.00%) Information Security
7 3 (25.00%) Electronics
7 3 (25.00%) Delphi
7 3 (25.00%) PHP
7 3 (25.00%) HND
7 3 (25.00%) Project Management
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) ISEB
8 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
9 1 (8.33%) Selenium
9 1 (8.33%) Test Management
9 1 (8.33%) JTAG
9 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
9 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
9 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (8.33%) Coaching

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (8.33%) Robot Framework
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Delphi Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C++
2 8 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) C
5 3 (25.00%) Delphi
5 3 (25.00%) PHP
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) HND
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) JTAG