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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 15 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 1.67% 6.25% 13.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.09% 11.11% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £31,000 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.90% +14.66%
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 Fife region.

Miscellaneous Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
11 36 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 18.33% 56.25% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 11
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £30,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) QA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
Dunfermline, Fife
BitWise Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago