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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland / Fife
Rank - 4 13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife - 24.14% 1.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 46.67% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Median salary - £28,500 -
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 Fife with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Fife
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6 15 10
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 25.00% 51.72% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 8
Median salary £36,250 £27,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.81% -50.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £55,000 £27,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife 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 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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 26 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 Fife region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Computer Science
Top Related 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree