The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
North East / Durham
Rank 29 33 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 0.85% 1.48% 14.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% 3.45% 29.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 9
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +56.25%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Durham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
57 58 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 48.31% 42.96% 51.40%
Number of salaries quoted 45 50 35
Median salary £35,000 £30,729 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.89% +9.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £29,943 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

The demand trend of job ads across the Durham region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Durham

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Durham region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Mathematics
2 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (87.50%) Intel Security
3 6 (75.00%) Driving Licence
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (50.00%) Qualys
4 4 (50.00%) WSUS
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) Tripwire
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) MCSE
4 4 (50.00%) MCSA
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Dell
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Contingency Planning
5 3 (37.50%) CISSP
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Service Management
5 3 (37.50%) CISA
5 3 (37.50%) CISM

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Durham 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 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Wintel Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
1 7 (87.50%) Mathematics
2 6 (75.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) Contingency Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) MCSA
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) CEH
3 3 (37.50%) CISA
3 3 (37.50%) CISM
3 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) SANS
3 3 (37.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Intel Security
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Dell
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Qualys
2 4 (50.00%) Tripwire
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) ArcSight
3 3 (37.50%) Forcepoint
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) AppSense
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix