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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 30 8 20
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 0.88% 13.89% 7.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.94% 28.30% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 10
Average salary £37,500 £24,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -39.24%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
Computer Science
North East

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
34 53 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 29.82% 49.07% 34.56%
Number of salaries quoted 27 38 25
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,433 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Durham region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) C#
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
5 3 (42.86%) Physics
5 3 (42.86%) WCF
5 3 (42.86%) WPF
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) Web Development
6 2 (28.57%) Fintech
6 2 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (28.57%) Sitecore
6 2 (28.57%) UX Design
6 2 (28.57%) HTML5
6 2 (28.57%) GitHub
6 2 (28.57%) Sass
6 2 (28.57%) LESS
6 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
6 2 (28.57%) Grunt
6 2 (28.57%) User Experience
6 2 (28.57%) Mobile First
6 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Durham region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Grunt
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Agile .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Agile C# Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (28.57%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (28.57%) HTML Developer
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) LESS
4 2 (28.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
1 3 (42.86%) Physics
2 2 (28.57%) Fintech
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile First
3 2 (28.57%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe
1 2 (28.57%) Sitecore