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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 7 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 6.67% 2.33% 3.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.00% 33.33% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Highlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
10 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 66.67% 6.98% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 8
Average salary £28,414 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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

Computer Science
Job Locations in the Highlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Highlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Inverness - 1 £25,000 -
Computer Science
Scotland

Computer Science
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands 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 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree