Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 8 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 10 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 12.50% 15.19% 11.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 38.46% 42.86% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 14
Aberdeen median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +17.65% -24.44%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,400 £22,000
90th Percentile £50,075 £50,500 £51,750
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -8.33%

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 26 28 51
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 32.50% 35.44% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 34
Aberdeen median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% -5.42%
10th Percentile £32,500 £24,150 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £49,250 £51,750
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +8.43% +3.75%

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

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (30.00%) Firmware
3 3 (30.00%) Electronics
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (20.00%) SAP Security
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) SAP Certification
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management

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 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (30.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (30.00%) C# Software Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Security and Authorisations Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Security
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Certification
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
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