The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 1.53% 6.90% 4.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.08% 16.67% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £29,250 - £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,050 - £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,450 - £54,000
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 Stirling region.

Miscellaneous Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
59 12 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 30.10% 41.38% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 33 8 27
Average salary £46,000 £34,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.30% -12.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £18,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £60,000 £47,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Stirling

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Stirling

Computer Science
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Meraki