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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 24 47 61
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 64 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.70% 3.78% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 27.12% 15.72% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 38 20 12
Average salary £25,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £25,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
236 159 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 28.40% 24.05% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 141 124 127
Average salary £33,250 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.87% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +12 47 £26,750 -37.05% 14
Northumberland - 14 £21,000 -
Durham - 1 £30,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 91 (82.73%) Degree
2 66 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 60 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 53 (48.18%) C#
5 43 (39.09%) Java
6 40 (36.36%) OO
7 39 (35.45%) .NET
8 36 (32.73%) C++
9 31 (28.18%) Multithreading
10 28 (25.45%) Physics
11 27 (24.55%) HTML
11 27 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (24.55%) WPF
12 26 (23.64%) JavaScript
13 24 (21.82%) Games
14 22 (20.00%) Scrum
15 21 (19.09%) Linux
16 20 (18.18%) C
16 20 (18.18%) Unit Testing
17 19 (17.27%) TDD
17 19 (17.27%) Spring
17 19 (17.27%) Maven
18 17 (15.45%) WCF
18 17 (15.45%) Finance
19 16 (14.55%) Python
19 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
19 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET
19 16 (14.55%) Java EE
19 16 (14.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
20 15 (13.64%) HLSL

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 15 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.82%) WordPress
2 2 (1.82%) Moodle
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) IIS
3 1 (0.91%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.91%) FreeHand
2 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 13 (11.82%) Modbus
3 10 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (1.82%) FTP
4 2 (1.82%) HTTP
5 1 (0.91%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) Jackrabbit
2 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.82%) MySQL
4 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (17.27%) Maven
2 15 (13.64%) Subversion
2 15 (13.64%) VTune
3 10 (9.09%) MSTest
3 10 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (9.09%) Moq
3 10 (9.09%) JUnit
3 10 (9.09%) NUnit
4 7 (6.36%) CruiseControl
4 7 (6.36%) Eclipse
4 7 (6.36%) JIRA
5 3 (2.73%) Ant
6 1 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
General
1 24 (21.82%) Games
2 17 (15.45%) Finance
3 9 (8.18%) Retail
4 5 (4.55%) Advertising
5 2 (1.82%) Publishing
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (69.09%) Developer
2 31 (28.18%) Java Developer
3 28 (25.45%) Software Developer
4 24 (21.82%) Graduate
4 24 (21.82%) .NET Developer
5 23 (20.91%) Graduate Developer
6 17 (15.45%) Junior Developer
6 17 (15.45%) Junior
7 13 (11.82%) Programmer
8 12 (10.91%) Software Engineer
9 10 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
9 10 (9.09%) Junior .NET Developer
9 10 (9.09%) Software Manager
9 10 (9.09%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 9 (8.18%) C++ Software Developer
10 9 (8.18%) C++ Developer
11 7 (6.36%) C# Developer
11 7 (6.36%) Junior Java Developer
11 7 (6.36%) Junior Software Developer
11 7 (6.36%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.45%) .NET
2 27 (24.55%) HTML
2 27 (24.55%) WPF
3 19 (17.27%) Spring
4 17 (15.45%) WCF
5 16 (14.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 16 (14.55%) Java EE
5 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET
6 15 (13.64%) Web Services
6 15 (13.64%) JSR 170
6 15 (13.64%) OpenGL
6 15 (13.64%) DirectX
6 15 (13.64%) jQuery
6 15 (13.64%) MooTools
6 15 (13.64%) Apache Wicket
6 15 (13.64%) JAX-WS
7 12 (10.91%) WinForms
8 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (9.09%) Spring.NET
8 10 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 66 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 28 (25.45%) Physics
3 14 (12.73%) 3D Graphics
3 14 (12.73%) Visualisation
3 14 (12.73%) Augmented Reality
4 10 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
5 9 (8.18%) GIS
6 5 (4.55%) Open Source
6 5 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (4.55%) Animation
7 2 (1.82%) Social Media
7 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.91%) VLE
8 1 (0.91%) Wiki
8 1 (0.91%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.09%) Linux
2 15 (13.64%) UNIX
3 14 (12.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 40 (36.36%) OO
3 31 (28.18%) Multithreading
4 27 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (20.00%) Scrum
6 20 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 19 (17.27%) TDD
8 14 (12.73%) 3D Rendering
8 14 (12.73%) 3D Visualisation
9 13 (11.82%) MVC
10 10 (9.09%) Kanban
10 10 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (9.09%) MVVM
10 10 (9.09%) Web Application Development
10 10 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (8.18%) Web Development
12 8 (7.27%) OOD
13 7 (6.36%) ERP
14 5 (4.55%) OOP
15 4 (3.64%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 53 (48.18%) C#
2 43 (39.09%) Java
3 36 (32.73%) C++
4 26 (23.64%) JavaScript
5 20 (18.18%) C
6 16 (14.55%) Python
7 15 (13.64%) HLSL
8 6 (5.45%) PHP
9 5 (4.55%) VB
10 4 (3.64%) SQL
11 2 (1.82%) Perl
11 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 91 (82.73%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) PhD
3 2 (1.82%) MBA
4 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.55%) F5
3 4 (3.64%) Twitter
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle
4 2 (1.82%) Blackboard
5 1 (0.91%) Sony
5 1 (0.91%) VMware
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