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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 13.33% 17.50% 11.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 33.33% 50.00% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 10
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Aberdeen
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 12 14 25
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 40.00% 35.00% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 19
Median salary £36,500 £34,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.56% -23.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £18,550 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 23 April 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Security

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (75.00%) C# Software Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Security
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP