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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - 14 8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands - 3.64% 9.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 50.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £35,000 £35,000
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
13 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 59.09% 7.27% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 3
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 22 October 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