Period
to 22 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 14 6
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 1.49% 1.54% 16.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.55% 4.76% 30.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 11
Aberdeen median annual salary £32,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.78% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £42,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £36,250 £47,500 £53,750
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £44,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.61% +11.88% +3.90%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 22 21 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 32.84% 32.31% 53.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 37
Aberdeen median annual salary £32,500 £35,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.45% -15.48% +7.69%
10th Percentile £31,025 £23,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £44,200 £56,300 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,424 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.63% +2.17% +6.25%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) FPGA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware