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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 8 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 11 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 14.86% 16.67% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 61.11% 42.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 0
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Miscellaneous Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 24.32% 39.58% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 10
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £37,500 £150,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Glenrothes - 5 £48,500 -
Dunfermline -7 2 £43,250 +10.89%
Computer Science
Scotland

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) COBIT
2 7 (46.67%) Mathematics
2 7 (46.67%) QA
2 7 (46.67%) Business Continuity
2 7 (46.67%) TOGAF
2 7 (46.67%) Time Management
2 7 (46.67%) BS25999
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) BC Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) DV Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Information Assurance
2 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (46.67%) C++
2 7 (46.67%) CISSP
2 7 (46.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (46.67%) CISA
2 7 (46.67%) CISM
2 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (40.00%) C
3 6 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) Python
4 5 (33.33%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Embedded C++

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (6.67%) ATM
1 1 (6.67%) GPRS
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Coordinator
2 6 (40.00%) Auditor
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Mathematics
1 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Business Continuity
1 7 (46.67%) TOGAF
1 7 (46.67%) Time Management
1 7 (46.67%) Information Assurance
1 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) C
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded C++
5 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
6 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) BC Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) DV Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) CISSP
2 7 (46.67%) CISA
2 7 (46.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) COBIT
1 7 (46.67%) QA
1 7 (46.67%) BS25999
1 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (46.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft