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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 31 42 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 60 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.30% 3.69% 1.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.07% 12.63% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 58 23 9
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,400 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £57,000
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
332 190 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 40.39% 29.23% 21.76%
Number of salaries quoted 228 166 130
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +13 56 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Northumberland +2 1 £21,000 -12.50%
Durham -5 1 £24,000 -78.18% 1
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 86 (68.80%) Mathematics
2 73 (58.40%) Degree
3 54 (43.20%) C++
3 54 (43.20%) Java
4 52 (41.60%) Software Engineering
5 40 (32.00%) Mobile Payment
6 38 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (29.60%) C#
8 34 (27.20%) Banking
9 33 (26.40%) OO
9 33 (26.40%) Mobile Commerce
9 33 (26.40%) Mobile Banking
10 28 (22.40%) Android
11 24 (19.20%) Python
11 24 (19.20%) HTML
11 24 (19.20%) JavaScript
12 22 (17.60%) .NET
13 21 (16.80%) Windows
14 20 (16.00%) Games
14 20 (16.00%) Scrum
14 20 (16.00%) PCI DSS
14 20 (16.00%) Physics
14 20 (16.00%) Apple iOS
15 18 (14.40%) Multithreading
16 17 (13.60%) Algorithms
17 16 (12.80%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 15 (12.00%) VTune
18 15 (12.00%) HLSL
18 15 (12.00%) OpenGL
18 15 (12.00%) DirectX

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (4.80%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.60%) SAS
2 2 (1.60%) WordPress
3 1 (0.80%) Moodle
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.80%) IIS
3 1 (0.80%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.60%) SPSS
3 1 (0.80%) FreeHand
3 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.80%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (1.60%) HTTP
3 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.80%) Firewall
3 1 (0.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.80%) Jackrabbit
2 5 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.80%) MySQL
4 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (12.00%) VTune
2 10 (8.00%) MSTest
2 10 (8.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (8.00%) Moq
2 10 (8.00%) NUnit
3 9 (7.20%) Maven
4 8 (6.40%) JUnit
5 6 (4.80%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.80%) JIRA
5 6 (4.80%) CruiseControl
5 6 (4.80%) Subversion
6 2 (1.60%) Ant
7 1 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
General
1 34 (27.20%) Banking
2 20 (16.00%) Games
3 10 (8.00%) Retail
3 10 (8.00%) Finance
4 7 (5.60%) Multimedia
5 5 (4.00%) Advertising
6 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.80%) Publishing
7 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (64.00%) Developer
2 36 (28.80%) Graduate
3 33 (26.40%) Software Engineer
4 32 (25.60%) Software Developer
5 23 (18.40%) Graduate Developer
6 22 (17.60%) Java Developer
7 19 (15.20%) .NET Developer
8 17 (13.60%) Junior Developer
8 17 (13.60%) Junior
9 15 (12.00%) Analyst
10 13 (10.40%) Programmer
11 12 (9.60%) Security Analyst
12 10 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
12 10 (8.00%) Junior .NET Developer
12 10 (8.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 8 (6.40%) Software Quality Engineer
13 8 (6.40%) Security Engineer
13 8 (6.40%) QA Engineer
13 8 (6.40%) Java Software Engineer
13 8 (6.40%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.20%) HTML
2 22 (17.60%) .NET
3 16 (12.80%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 15 (12.00%) OpenGL
4 15 (12.00%) DirectX
5 14 (11.20%) ASP.NET
5 14 (11.20%) CSS
5 14 (11.20%) HTML5
6 12 (9.60%) WinForms
7 11 (8.80%) .NET Framework
7 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (8.80%) iOS SDK
7 11 (8.80%) WCF
7 11 (8.80%) WPF
8 10 (8.00%) Spring.NET
8 10 (8.00%) Castle Windsor
8 10 (8.00%) Ninject
8 10 (8.00%) Unity DI Container
9 9 (7.20%) jQuery
9 9 (7.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 86 (68.80%) Mathematics
2 40 (32.00%) Mobile Payment
3 33 (26.40%) Mobile Banking
4 20 (16.00%) Physics
5 17 (13.60%) Algorithms
6 14 (11.20%) 3D Graphics
6 14 (11.20%) Visualisation
6 14 (11.20%) Augmented Reality
7 13 (10.40%) Mobile App
8 12 (9.60%) Cryptography
9 10 (8.00%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (4.00%) GIS
10 5 (4.00%) Animation
11 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
11 4 (3.20%) Open Source
11 4 (3.20%) User Experience
12 2 (1.60%) iPhone
12 2 (1.60%) Social Media
12 2 (1.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.40%) Android
2 21 (16.80%) Windows
3 20 (16.00%) Apple iOS
4 14 (11.20%) Linux
5 7 (5.60%) Windows Phone
5 7 (5.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.60%) Software Engineering
2 38 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (26.40%) OO
3 33 (26.40%) Mobile Commerce
4 20 (16.00%) Scrum
5 18 (14.40%) Multithreading
6 15 (12.00%) TDD
7 14 (11.20%) 3D Rendering
7 14 (11.20%) Web Development
7 14 (11.20%) 3D Visualisation
8 13 (10.40%) MVC
9 12 (9.60%) Information Security
10 10 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (8.00%) MVVM
10 10 (8.00%) Kanban
10 10 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.00%) Web Application Development
11 8 (6.40%) OOD
12 7 (5.60%) ERP
12 7 (5.60%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (43.20%) C++
1 54 (43.20%) Java
2 37 (29.60%) C#
3 24 (19.20%) JavaScript
3 24 (19.20%) Python
4 15 (12.00%) HLSL
5 12 (9.60%) C
6 8 (6.40%) PHP
7 5 (4.00%) VB
8 4 (3.20%) SQL
8 4 (3.20%) Perl
9 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 73 (58.40%) Degree
2 15 (12.00%) PhD
3 12 (9.60%) CISSP
3 12 (9.60%) CISM
3 12 (9.60%) CISMP
4 2 (1.60%) MBA
5 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.00%) PCI DSS
2 13 (10.40%) QA
3 10 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (6.40%) ISO 9001
4 8 (6.40%) TickIT
4 8 (6.40%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (4.00%) F5
2 4 (3.20%) Twitter
2 4 (3.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle
4 1 (0.80%) Sony
4 1 (0.80%) VMware
4 1 (0.80%) Blackboard
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