The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dundee. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland / Dundee
Rank 8 12 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 11.11% 22.92% 6.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 40.00% 32.35% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 5
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £32,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £41,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

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 Dundee with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Dundee
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 10 34 38
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dundee 27.78% 70.83% 49.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 17
Median salary £35,000 £31,750 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.23% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £30,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £41,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dundee 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 Dundee

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Dundee

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Dundee

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Dundee over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Dundee

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Dundee region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 17 (100.00%) Degree
2 16 (94.12%) C++
2 16 (94.12%) Java
3 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (70.59%) Apple iOS
5 11 (64.71%) Android
5 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
6 9 (52.94%) C#
6 9 (52.94%) Python
6 9 (52.94%) Games
6 9 (52.94%) Objective-C
7 7 (41.18%) Perforce
7 7 (41.18%) OO
7 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
7 7 (41.18%) RESTful
7 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
7 7 (41.18%) Lua
7 7 (41.18%) cocos2d
7 7 (41.18%) Mobile Development
8 6 (35.29%) Data Structures
8 6 (35.29%) Algorithms
8 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (35.29%) Automotive
9 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
10 4 (23.53%) OOD
10 4 (23.53%) Scrum
10 4 (23.53%) SOLID
11 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (17.65%) Kanban

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) GIS
1 1 (5.88%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (52.94%) Games
2 6 (35.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Development Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Mobile Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Software Development Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) C++ Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Leader
4 2 (11.76%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Games Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Development Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) cocos2d
1 7 (41.18%) RESTful
2 2 (11.76%) JNI
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Algorithms
1 6 (35.29%) Data Structures
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Apple iOS
2 11 (64.71%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
3 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
3 7 (41.18%) Mobile Development
3 7 (41.18%) OO
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (23.53%) OOD
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) SOLID
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Kanban
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 2 (11.76%) MVC
7 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
7 2 (11.76%) Web Development
8 1 (5.88%) 3D Programming
8 1 (5.88%) Game Development
8 1 (5.88%) OOP
8 1 (5.88%) Open Source
8 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C++
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) Objective-C
2 9 (52.94%) Python
3 7 (41.18%) Lua
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Perforce