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 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 8 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 7.41% 5.13% 1.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.29% 22.22% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £32,500 £30,250 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.43% +51.25%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
14 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 51.85% 23.08% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 16
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -42.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,349 £50,000 £28,850
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 December 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 0 2 £32,500 +14.03%
Computer Science
Scotland

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) EMV
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (27.27%) Smartcard
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 2 (18.18%) Electronics
6 2 (18.18%) Ajax
6 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
6 2 (18.18%) Robot Framework

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 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Robot Framework
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) EMV
2 3 (27.27%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (27.27%) Smartcard
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) SDLC
2 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 1 (9.09%) C
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle