The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Fife region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 8 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 6 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 9.68% 27.91% 2.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.00% 63.16% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 1
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
24 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 38.71% 44.19% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 7
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £22,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
Scotland

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
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Fife region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram 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 23 July 2014. 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 -3 1 - - 2
Computer Science
Scotland

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 17 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) Mathematics
3 7 (41.18%) QA
3 7 (41.18%) Time Management
3 7 (41.18%) BS25999
3 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) BC Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) COBIT
3 7 (41.18%) Information Assurance
3 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
3 7 (41.18%) Business Continuity
3 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
3 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
3 7 (41.18%) CISSP
3 7 (41.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (41.18%) CISA
3 7 (41.18%) CISM
3 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (29.41%) C
5 4 (23.53%) C++
6 3 (17.65%) C#
7 2 (11.76%) Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Statistics
7 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Test Management
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) ATM
1 1 (5.88%) GPRS
1 1 (5.88%) PSTN
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) BGP
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) SSH
1 1 (5.88%) VLAN
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Coordinator
2 6 (35.29%) Auditor
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Mathematics
2 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Statistics
4 1 (5.88%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (41.18%) Business Continuity
1 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
1 7 (41.18%) Time Management
1 7 (41.18%) Information Assurance
2 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
2 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Test Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) BDD
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Web Design
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) UML
3 1 (5.88%) OOP
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
2 4 (23.53%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) BC Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) CISSP
2 7 (41.18%) CISA
2 7 (41.18%) CISM
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (41.18%) COBIT
1 7 (41.18%) QA
1 7 (41.18%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
The SmartList
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Kirkcaldy, Fife
The SmartList
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago