The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - - 10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands - - 5.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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 Highlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 75.00% 13.33% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 3
Average salary £29,668 - £30,798
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Highlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Highlands region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in the Highlands