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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 23 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 2 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 1.74% 9.23% 3.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.26% 22.22% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Average salary £31,250 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
47 54 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 40.87% 41.54% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 46 33 9
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £58,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Durham region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 £27,500 -
Computer Science
North East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 9 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) .NET
3 8 (44.44%) C
4 7 (38.89%) UNIX
4 7 (38.89%) Banking
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
4 7 (38.89%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
4 7 (38.89%) WPF
4 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
4 7 (38.89%) Modbus
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) WCF
7 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (16.67%) MVC
7 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.11%) VB
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
9 1 (5.56%) WordPress
9 1 (5.56%) HTML5

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
1 7 (38.89%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 7 (38.89%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Graduate
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) WPF
3 4 (22.22%) WCF
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) Sass
5 1 (5.56%) LESS
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
1 7 (38.89%) Systems Analysis
1 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
1 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
2 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Web Design
4 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C#
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) C
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) VB
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft