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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 53 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 25 45 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.38% 5.77% 5.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.33% 14.33% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24 43 28
Median salary £31,875 £30,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
242 314 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 32.75% 40.26% 32.21%
Number of salaries quoted 200 258 180
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £46,983 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the North East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -15 23 £33,750 +12.50% 9
Durham -3 2 £25,000 -20.00% 1
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 34 (87.18%) Degree
2 20 (51.28%) HTML
3 18 (46.15%) OO
3 18 (46.15%) HTML5
4 16 (41.03%) Java
4 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (35.90%) Software Engineering
6 13 (33.33%) Web Development
6 13 (33.33%) Scrum
7 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 12 (30.77%) CSS
8 11 (28.21%) C#
9 10 (25.64%) PHP
10 9 (23.08%) Node.js
10 9 (23.08%) Scala
10 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
11 8 (20.51%) React
11 8 (20.51%) CSS3
11 8 (20.51%) jQuery
12 7 (17.95%) Finance
12 7 (17.95%) MySQL
12 7 (17.95%) Python
12 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
13 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
13 5 (12.82%) Windows
14 4 (10.26%) Linux
14 4 (10.26%) SQL
14 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
14 4 (10.26%) DHCP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.08%) Node.js
2 3 (7.69%) CMS
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.56%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) GitHub
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) DHCP
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
1 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) Intranet
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) Wireless
3 1 (2.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.13%) Grunt
1 2 (5.13%) Selenium
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) French Language
3 2 (5.13%) Electronics
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.51%) C# Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Lead C# Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Lead Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Lead Java Developer
4 7 (17.95%) PHP Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (10.26%) Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Support
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Automation Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) HTML
2 18 (46.15%) HTML5
3 12 (30.77%) CSS
4 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 8 (20.51%) CSS3
5 8 (20.51%) jQuery
5 8 (20.51%) React
6 3 (7.69%) .NET
6 3 (7.69%) Django
7 2 (5.13%) Ajax
7 2 (5.13%) JSON
7 2 (5.13%) LAMP
7 2 (5.13%) Laravel
7 2 (5.13%) LESS
7 2 (5.13%) Sass
7 2 (5.13%) XHTML
8 1 (2.56%) RESTful
8 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.56%) Web Services
8 1 (2.56%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Fintech
4 2 (5.13%) Physics
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) OO
2 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) Software Engineering
4 13 (33.33%) Scrum
4 13 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Front End Development
5 3 (7.69%) SDLC
5 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Time Management
5 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Functional Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Machine Learning
6 2 (5.13%) Mobile First
6 2 (5.13%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Open Source
6 2 (5.13%) Open Source Development
6 2 (5.13%) UX Design
6 2 (5.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.21%) C#
4 10 (25.64%) PHP
5 9 (23.08%) Scala
6 7 (17.95%) Python
7 4 (10.26%) SQL
8 3 (7.69%) C++
9 2 (5.13%) C
10 1 (2.56%) R
10 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (87.18%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Certification
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) COREP
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) FINREP
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.56%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
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