Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 10 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 6 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 8.82% 12.94% 2.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.09% 22.00% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Fife median annual salary £26,250 £27,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% - -
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% -1.25%

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 Fife with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Fife
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 23 50 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 33.82% 58.82% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10 40 8
Fife median annual salary £35,875 £31,500 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% +15.60% -24.83%
10th Percentile £30,025 £25,275 £22,525
90th Percentile £48,406 £45,575 £41,175
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% +2.41% +3.75%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Fife

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Fife

Computer Science
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Fife region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kirkcaldy - 2 £20,000 -
Dunfermline -3 1 £32,500 -
Glenrothes - 1 - -
Computer Science
Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Fife region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) CMS
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Django
3 3 (50.00%) Drupal
3 3 (50.00%) WordPress
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) React
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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 3 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) Drupal
1 3 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) CSS3
1 3 (50.00%) Django
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
1 3 (50.00%) React
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle