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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland / Fife
Rank - 7 12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife - 10.53% 2.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 36.36% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £28,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.06%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
8 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 36.36% 28.95% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 8
Median salary £40,000 £27,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.14% -44.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,339 £55,000 £30,425
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) EMV
4 3 (37.50%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (37.50%) Smartcard
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) Electronics
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) ISEB

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Robot Framework
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) C# Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) EMV
2 3 (37.50%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (37.50%) Smartcard
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) SDLC
1 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle