The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 25 46 57
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 66 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.96% 3.69% 1.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 30.14% 17.01% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 15
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £38,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
219 147 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 26.42% 21.68% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 145 114 138
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 48 £32,500 -23.52% 22
Northumberland - 14 £21,000 -
Durham - 3 £30,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 94 (85.45%) Degree
2 70 (63.64%) Mathematics
3 60 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 56 (50.91%) C#
5 45 (40.91%) Java
6 44 (40.00%) .NET
7 41 (37.27%) OO
8 39 (35.45%) C++
9 32 (29.09%) Multithreading
10 31 (28.18%) Physics
11 30 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (26.36%) WPF
12 29 (26.36%) HTML
13 27 (24.55%) JavaScript
14 24 (21.82%) Scrum
14 24 (21.82%) Games
15 20 (18.18%) Unit Testing
15 20 (18.18%) C
16 19 (17.27%) Linux
16 19 (17.27%) ASP.NET
17 18 (16.36%) WCF
17 18 (16.36%) Finance
17 18 (16.36%) Spring
17 18 (16.36%) Maven
18 17 (15.45%) TDD
18 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
19 16 (14.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
20 15 (13.64%) HLSL
20 15 (13.64%) Jackrabbit
20 15 (13.64%) MooTools

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
2 1 (0.91%) FreeHand
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 14 (12.73%) Modbus
3 8 (7.27%) Internet
4 2 (1.82%) FTP
4 2 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) Jackrabbit
2 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.64%) MySQL
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (16.36%) Maven
2 15 (13.64%) VTune
2 15 (13.64%) Subversion
3 9 (8.18%) JUnit
4 8 (7.27%) MSTest
4 8 (7.27%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (7.27%) Moq
4 8 (7.27%) NUnit
5 6 (5.45%) Eclipse
5 6 (5.45%) JIRA
5 6 (5.45%) CruiseControl
6 3 (2.73%) Ant
7 1 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
General
1 24 (21.82%) Games
2 18 (16.36%) Finance
3 9 (8.18%) Retail
4 4 (3.64%) Advertising
5 2 (1.82%) Publishing
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (70.91%) Developer
2 31 (28.18%) Java Developer
3 28 (25.45%) Software Developer
3 28 (25.45%) .NET Developer
4 20 (18.18%) Graduate
5 19 (17.27%) Graduate Developer
6 14 (12.73%) Junior Developer
6 14 (12.73%) Junior
7 13 (11.82%) Programmer
8 12 (10.91%) C# Developer
9 11 (10.00%) Software Manager
9 11 (10.00%) Software Engineer
10 10 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
10 10 (9.09%) C++ Developer
11 9 (8.18%) Java Software Engineer
11 9 (8.18%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (7.27%) Agile .NET Developer
12 8 (7.27%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 8 (7.27%) Junior .NET Developer
13 7 (6.36%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (40.00%) .NET
2 29 (26.36%) WPF
2 29 (26.36%) HTML
3 19 (17.27%) ASP.NET
4 18 (16.36%) WCF
4 18 (16.36%) Spring
5 16 (14.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 15 (13.64%) MooTools
6 15 (13.64%) Apache Wicket
6 15 (13.64%) JAX-WS
6 15 (13.64%) OpenGL
6 15 (13.64%) DirectX
6 15 (13.64%) Web Services
6 15 (13.64%) jQuery
6 15 (13.64%) JSR 170
6 15 (13.64%) Java EE
7 10 (9.09%) WinForms
8 9 (8.18%) CSS
9 8 (7.27%) Castle Windsor
9 8 (7.27%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 70 (63.64%) Mathematics
2 31 (28.18%) Physics
3 14 (12.73%) 3D Graphics
3 14 (12.73%) Augmented Reality
3 14 (12.73%) Visualisation
4 9 (8.18%) GIS
5 8 (7.27%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (5.45%) Open Source
7 5 (4.55%) Animation
7 5 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.82%) Social Media
8 2 (1.82%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.91%) VLE
9 1 (0.91%) Wiki
9 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.91%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.27%) Linux
2 15 (13.64%) UNIX
3 11 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 41 (37.27%) OO
3 32 (29.09%) Multithreading
4 30 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (21.82%) Scrum
6 20 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 17 (15.45%) TDD
8 14 (12.73%) 3D Rendering
8 14 (12.73%) 3D Visualisation
9 12 (10.91%) Web Development
10 11 (10.00%) MVC
11 8 (7.27%) Web Application Development
11 8 (7.27%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (7.27%) MVVM
11 8 (7.27%) Kanban
11 8 (7.27%) OOD
11 8 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.36%) ERP
13 4 (3.64%) DSDM
13 4 (3.64%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.91%) C#
2 45 (40.91%) Java
3 39 (35.45%) C++
4 27 (24.55%) JavaScript
5 20 (18.18%) C
6 15 (13.64%) HLSL
6 15 (13.64%) Python
7 6 (5.45%) SQL
8 5 (4.55%) VB
9 4 (3.64%) PHP
10 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 94 (85.45%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) PhD
3 1 (0.91%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.55%) F5
3 4 (3.64%) Twitter
4 2 (1.82%) Blackboard
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle
5 1 (0.91%) Sony
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