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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 28 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 55 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.19% 4.09% 2.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.71% 14.13% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 54 24 12
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £23,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £54,000
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
294 184 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 38.43% 28.98% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 228 153 139
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £27,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +11 50 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Durham -5 5 £24,000 -43.52% 2
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 81 (66.94%) Mathematics
2 65 (53.72%) Degree
3 55 (45.45%) Java
4 53 (43.80%) C++
5 50 (41.32%) Software Engineering
6 44 (36.36%) Mobile Payment
7 41 (33.88%) Banking
8 37 (30.58%) C#
8 37 (30.58%) Mobile Commerce
8 37 (30.58%) Mobile Banking
9 32 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (26.45%) Android
10 25 (20.66%) OO
11 24 (19.83%) Python
11 24 (19.83%) Apple iOS
12 23 (19.01%) .NET
13 22 (18.18%) HTML
14 21 (17.36%) JavaScript
15 20 (16.53%) Windows
15 20 (16.53%) Scrum
15 20 (16.53%) PCI DSS
16 17 (14.05%) Multithreading
16 17 (14.05%) Mobile App
16 17 (14.05%) Algorithms
17 16 (13.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 16 (13.22%) CSS
17 16 (13.22%) Games
18 15 (12.40%) ASP.NET
18 15 (12.40%) OpenGL
18 15 (12.40%) DirectX

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (2.48%) WordPress
2 2 (1.65%) SAS
2 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
3 1 (0.83%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) SPSS
3 1 (0.83%) FreeHand
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) Internet
2 2 (1.65%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) FTP
3 1 (0.83%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.13%) RDBMS
1 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.65%) MySQL
3 2 (1.65%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (12.40%) VTune
2 10 (8.26%) MSTest
2 10 (8.26%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (8.26%) Moq
2 10 (8.26%) NUnit
3 7 (5.79%) JUnit
4 5 (4.13%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.13%) CruiseControl
4 5 (4.13%) Maven
4 5 (4.13%) JIRA
5 2 (1.65%) Subversion
5 2 (1.65%) Ant
6 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 41 (33.88%) Banking
2 16 (13.22%) Games
3 10 (8.26%) Retail
4 7 (5.79%) Multimedia
5 6 (4.96%) Finance
6 5 (4.13%) Advertising
7 2 (1.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (59.50%) Developer
2 43 (35.54%) Graduate
3 36 (29.75%) Software Engineer
4 27 (22.31%) Software Developer
5 23 (19.01%) Graduate Developer
6 19 (15.70%) .NET Developer
7 17 (14.05%) Junior Developer
7 17 (14.05%) Junior
7 17 (14.05%) Java Developer
8 15 (12.40%) Analyst
9 13 (10.74%) Programmer
10 12 (9.92%) Security Analyst
11 10 (8.26%) Systems Analyst
11 10 (8.26%) Junior .NET Developer
11 10 (8.26%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 8 (6.61%) Software Quality Engineer
12 8 (6.61%) Quality Engineer
12 8 (6.61%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (6.61%) QA Engineer
12 8 (6.61%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.01%) .NET
2 22 (18.18%) HTML
3 16 (13.22%) CSS
3 16 (13.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 15 (12.40%) HTML5
4 15 (12.40%) ASP.NET
4 15 (12.40%) OpenGL
4 15 (12.40%) DirectX
4 15 (12.40%) iOS SDK
5 12 (9.92%) WinForms
6 11 (9.09%) WCF
6 11 (9.09%) WPF
6 11 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 11 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (8.26%) Unity DI Container
7 10 (8.26%) Spring.NET
7 10 (8.26%) Castle Windsor
7 10 (8.26%) Ninject
8 8 (6.61%) CSS3
9 7 (5.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 81 (66.94%) Mathematics
2 44 (36.36%) Mobile Payment
3 37 (30.58%) Mobile Banking
4 17 (14.05%) Algorithms
4 17 (14.05%) Mobile App
5 15 (12.40%) Physics
6 14 (11.57%) 3D Graphics
6 14 (11.57%) Visualisation
6 14 (11.57%) Augmented Reality
7 12 (9.92%) Cryptography
8 10 (8.26%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (4.13%) Animation
9 5 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (3.31%) User Experience
10 4 (3.31%) Open Source
11 2 (1.65%) Social Media
11 2 (1.65%) iPhone
11 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.65%) Statistics
12 1 (0.83%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.45%) Android
2 24 (19.83%) Apple iOS
3 20 (16.53%) Windows
4 9 (7.44%) Linux
5 7 (5.79%) Windows Phone
6 6 (4.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (41.32%) Software Engineering
2 37 (30.58%) Mobile Commerce
3 32 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (20.66%) OO
5 20 (16.53%) Scrum
6 17 (14.05%) Multithreading
7 14 (11.57%) Web Development
7 14 (11.57%) 3D Rendering
7 14 (11.57%) 3D Visualisation
8 13 (10.74%) MVC
9 12 (9.92%) Information Security
10 11 (9.09%) TDD
10 11 (9.09%) Web Application Development
11 10 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (8.26%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (8.26%) MVVM
11 10 (8.26%) Kanban
12 7 (5.79%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (5.79%) OOD
13 6 (4.96%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 55 (45.45%) Java
2 53 (43.80%) C++
3 37 (30.58%) C#
4 24 (19.83%) Python
5 21 (17.36%) JavaScript
6 15 (12.40%) HLSL
7 11 (9.09%) C
8 9 (7.44%) PHP
9 5 (4.13%) SQL
9 5 (4.13%) VB
10 4 (3.31%) Perl
11 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 65 (53.72%) Degree
2 14 (11.57%) PhD
3 12 (9.92%) CISSP
3 12 (9.92%) CISM
3 12 (9.92%) CISMP
4 2 (1.65%) MBA
5 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.53%) PCI DSS
2 13 (10.74%) QA
3 10 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (6.61%) ISO 9001
4 8 (6.61%) TickIT
4 8 (6.61%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (4.13%) Oracle
1 5 (4.13%) F5
2 4 (3.31%) Twitter
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.83%) Sony
3 1 (0.83%) VMware
3 1 (0.83%) Blackboard
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
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Salary: £23000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tyne and Wear
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
North East
HP
Posted: 24 days ago
North East
HP
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