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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 46 43 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.84% 5.87% 5.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.08% 17.06% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 30
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
305 252 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 38.71% 34.43% 31.61%
Number of salaries quoted 247 193 189
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £46,983
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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +9 44 £30,000 -25.00% 13
Durham -12 2 £31,250 +4.16%
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 63 (78.75%) Degree
2 38 (47.50%) Software Engineering
3 33 (41.25%) Java
4 30 (37.50%) C#
4 30 (37.50%) Mathematics
5 29 (36.25%) C++
6 22 (27.50%) OO
7 21 (26.25%) Multithreading
8 19 (23.75%) Visualisation
9 18 (22.50%) PhD
9 18 (22.50%) 3D Graphics
10 16 (20.00%) Banking
10 16 (20.00%) Physics
10 16 (20.00%) Games
10 16 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 13 (16.25%) HTML
11 13 (16.25%) .NET
11 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (16.25%) Android
12 12 (15.00%) 3D Programming
12 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
12 12 (15.00%) CSS
12 12 (15.00%) OpenGL
12 12 (15.00%) DirectX
12 12 (15.00%) HLSL
13 11 (13.75%) Algorithms
13 11 (13.75%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (12.50%) Oracle
15 9 (11.25%) Mobile Commerce
15 9 (11.25%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (5.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.75%) Node.js
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.75%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
1 7 (8.75%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.25%) Selenium
3 4 (5.00%) Maven
3 4 (5.00%) JUnit
4 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.50%) Subversion
6 1 (1.25%) Redmine
6 1 (1.25%) Grunt
6 1 (1.25%) FogBugz
6 1 (1.25%) Trac
6 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (20.00%) Banking
1 16 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (1.25%) Electronics
2 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Software Engineer
2 28 (35.00%) Developer
3 17 (21.25%) C++ Software Engineer
4 15 (18.75%) Graduate
5 10 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Java Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) Programmer
8 6 (7.50%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Tester
8 6 (7.50%) Software Tester
9 5 (6.25%) Software Programmer
9 5 (6.25%) C++ Programmer
9 5 (6.25%) Graphics Programmer
10 4 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) C++ Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Software Consultant
11 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 13 (16.25%) HTML
2 13 (16.25%) .NET
3 12 (15.00%) CSS
3 12 (15.00%) OpenGL
3 12 (15.00%) DirectX
4 9 (11.25%) iOS SDK
5 8 (10.00%) jQuery
6 7 (8.75%) WPF
7 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.25%) Web Services
7 5 (6.25%) HTML5
8 4 (5.00%) WCF
8 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
9 3 (3.75%) XML
9 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.75%) LINQ
10 2 (2.50%) XHTML
11 1 (1.25%) React
11 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 30 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 19 (23.75%) Visualisation
3 18 (22.50%) 3D Graphics
4 16 (20.00%) Physics
5 11 (13.75%) Algorithms
6 9 (11.25%) Mobile App
6 9 (11.25%) Mobile Banking
6 9 (11.25%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.50%) CUDA
7 2 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Android
2 9 (11.25%) Apple iOS
3 7 (8.75%) UNIX
4 3 (3.75%) Linux
5 2 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (47.50%) Software Engineering
2 22 (27.50%) OO
3 21 (26.25%) Multithreading
4 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.00%) 3D Programming
6 9 (11.25%) Mobile Commerce
6 9 (11.25%) Scrum
6 9 (11.25%) Unit Testing
7 7 (8.75%) OOP
7 7 (8.75%) MVC
7 7 (8.75%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (8.75%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.50%) Web Development
9 5 (6.25%) Web Testing
10 4 (5.00%) TDD
10 4 (5.00%) OOD
10 4 (5.00%) Android Development
10 4 (5.00%) Mobile Development
11 3 (3.75%) Web Design
11 3 (3.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.25%) Java
2 30 (37.50%) C#
3 29 (36.25%) C++
4 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.00%) HLSL
5 8 (10.00%) C
5 8 (10.00%) SQL
6 7 (8.75%) PHP
7 3 (3.75%) Python
8 2 (2.50%) VB
9 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.25%) Perl
9 1 (1.25%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 63 (78.75%) Degree
2 18 (22.50%) PhD
3 5 (6.25%) ISEB
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Oracle
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.25%) Zend
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