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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 3 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 12 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 25.53% 10.94% 26.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 60.00% 30.43% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 11
Average salary £31,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% +8.97%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
20 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 42.55% 35.94% 46.34%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 17
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,800 £34,909
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £150,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Fife region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +4 11 £34,500 -16.86%
Computer Science
Scotland

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) Degree
2 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (46.15%) Python
4 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 5 (38.46%) MS Office
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
4 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
4 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
4 5 (38.46%) ISO 9002
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Siemens
4 5 (38.46%) Six Sigma
4 5 (38.46%) AutoCAD
4 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) ISO 14001
4 5 (38.46%) Change Management
4 5 (38.46%) Electronics
4 5 (38.46%) SOLIDWORKS
4 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Allen-Bradley
4 5 (38.46%) French Language
4 5 (38.46%) German Language
4 5 (38.46%) Polish Language
4 5 (38.46%) Spanish Language
4 5 (38.46%) T-Plan
5 3 (23.08%) R
5 3 (23.08%) Predictive Modelling
5 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 3 (23.08%) Regression Analysis

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
1 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
1 5 (38.46%) AutoCAD
1 5 (38.46%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (23.08%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (38.46%) Electronics
1 5 (38.46%) French Language
1 5 (38.46%) German Language
1 5 (38.46%) Polish Language
1 5 (38.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Data Scientist
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
2 3 (23.08%) Neural Network
2 3 (23.08%) Statistics
2 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
1 5 (38.46%) Six Sigma
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
1 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Predictive Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
2 3 (23.08%) Regression Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Cluster Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) UML
2 3 (23.08%) Operations Research
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Bayesian Methods
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) R
2 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
2 3 (23.08%) C
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) PhD
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO 9002
1 5 (38.46%) ISO 14001
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Siemens
1 5 (38.46%) Allen-Bradley
1 5 (38.46%) T-Plan
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