The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 38 33 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 41 43 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.67% 5.44% 3.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.39% 15.93% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 19
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Computer Science
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
285 270 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 39.42% 34.18% 26.23%
Number of salaries quoted 238 218 147
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,300 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in the North East

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in the North East

Computer Science
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Tyne and Wear +7 40 £32,500 -20.73% 15
Durham -10 1 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 73 (84.88%) Degree
2 43 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 39 (45.35%) C#
4 34 (39.53%) C++
5 32 (37.21%) Java
5 32 (37.21%) Mathematics
6 27 (31.40%) Multithreading
7 25 (29.07%) PhD
8 24 (27.91%) OO
8 24 (27.91%) 3D Graphics
9 23 (26.74%) Visualisation
10 22 (25.58%) Games
11 21 (24.42%) Physics
12 20 (23.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (18.60%) .NET
14 16 (18.60%) OpenGL
14 16 (18.60%) DirectX
14 16 (18.60%) HLSL
14 16 (18.60%) 3D Programming
15 14 (16.28%) Algorithms
16 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
16 13 (15.12%) HTML
17 12 (13.95%) CSS
18 11 (12.79%) Scrum
18 11 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
19 10 (11.63%) Oracle
20 9 (10.47%) MVC
20 9 (10.47%) Banking
20 9 (10.47%) Unit Testing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 4 (4.65%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.49%) Node.js
3 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.14%) Modbus
3 1 (1.16%) DHCP
3 1 (1.16%) DNS
3 1 (1.16%) SAN
3 1 (1.16%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.16%) MySQL
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.81%) Selenium
3 4 (4.65%) JUnit
3 4 (4.65%) Maven
4 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.33%) NUnit
5 2 (2.33%) Subversion
6 1 (1.16%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.16%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.16%) Redmine
6 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.16%) FogBugz
6 1 (1.16%) Trac
6 1 (1.16%) Grunt
General
1 22 (25.58%) Games
2 9 (10.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) French Language
3 1 (1.16%) German Language
3 1 (1.16%) Hebrew Language
3 1 (1.16%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.16%) Electronics
3 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (43.02%) Software Engineer
2 34 (39.53%) Developer
3 21 (24.42%) C++ Software Engineer
4 15 (17.44%) Software Developer
5 11 (12.79%) Java Developer
6 9 (10.47%) Programmer
7 8 (9.30%) Graduate
8 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
8 7 (8.14%) C++ Programmer
8 7 (8.14%) Software Programmer
8 7 (8.14%) Graphics Programmer
9 6 (6.98%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Software Tester
9 6 (6.98%) Tester
10 5 (5.81%) C# Developer
11 4 (4.65%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Consultant
11 4 (4.65%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 16 (18.60%) .NET
2 16 (18.60%) OpenGL
2 16 (18.60%) DirectX
3 13 (15.12%) HTML
4 12 (13.95%) CSS
5 8 (9.30%) WPF
5 8 (9.30%) jQuery
6 5 (5.81%) Web Services
6 5 (5.81%) iOS SDK
7 4 (4.65%) WCF
7 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.65%) HTML5
7 4 (4.65%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.49%) WinForms
8 3 (3.49%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.49%) LINQ
8 3 (3.49%) XML
9 2 (2.33%) XHTML
10 1 (1.16%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (37.21%) Mathematics
2 24 (27.91%) 3D Graphics
3 23 (26.74%) Visualisation
4 21 (24.42%) Physics
5 14 (16.28%) Algorithms
6 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
6 5 (5.81%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (5.81%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.33%) User Experience
7 2 (2.33%) CUDA
8 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Android
2 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.81%) UNIX
2 5 (5.81%) Windows
3 4 (4.65%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (31.40%) Multithreading
3 24 (27.91%) OO
4 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (18.60%) 3D Programming
6 11 (12.79%) Scrum
7 9 (10.47%) MVC
7 9 (10.47%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.98%) Web Development
8 6 (6.98%) OOP
8 6 (6.98%) OOD
9 5 (5.81%) Mobile Commerce
9 5 (5.81%) TDD
9 5 (5.81%) Web Testing
9 5 (5.81%) SDLC
10 4 (4.65%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.65%) Mobile Development
10 4 (4.65%) Android Development
10 4 (4.65%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (4.65%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.35%) C#
2 34 (39.53%) C++
3 32 (37.21%) Java
4 16 (18.60%) HLSL
5 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.14%) SQL
7 6 (6.98%) PHP
7 6 (6.98%) C
8 3 (3.49%) Python
8 3 (3.49%) VB
9 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.16%) Perl
10 1 (1.16%) Delphi
10 1 (1.16%) Fortran
10 1 (1.16%) Pascal
10 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.16%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 73 (84.88%) Degree
2 25 (29.07%) PhD
3 5 (5.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) NFS
1 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Oracle
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.16%) NetApp
3 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.16%) Convergys
3 1 (1.16%) VMware
3 1 (1.16%) Zend
3 1 (1.16%) Cisco
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
IT Connections Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £33000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + 22 Days Holiday, Home Working, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Microsoft Certs and Amazing Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Training
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + ShareScheme
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £22,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Stockton on Tees Borough Council
Salary: From £30,978 to £33,857 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 23 days ago