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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 8 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 6 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 10.34% 14.86% 16.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 31.58% 42.31% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 8
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
19 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 32.76% 35.14% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 19
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £94,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% -56.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,750 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £150,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 April 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 6 £37,500 -13.29%
Computer Science
Scotland

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) French Language
2 5 (71.43%) German Language
2 5 (71.43%) Polish Language
2 5 (71.43%) Spanish Language
2 5 (71.43%) T-Plan
2 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Allen-Bradley
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) ISO 14001
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) Electronics
2 5 (71.43%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
2 5 (71.43%) ISO 9002
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Siemens
2 5 (71.43%) Six Sigma
2 5 (71.43%) AutoCAD
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (71.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
1 5 (71.43%) AutoCAD
1 5 (71.43%) SOLIDWORKS
General
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics
1 5 (71.43%) French Language
1 5 (71.43%) German Language
1 5 (71.43%) Polish Language
1 5 (71.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 5 (71.43%) Six Sigma
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
1 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO 9002
1 5 (71.43%) ISO 14001
2 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Siemens
1 5 (71.43%) T-Plan
1 5 (71.43%) Allen-Bradley