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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 40 28 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 42 53 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.45% 6.66% 3.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.91% 21.29% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 41 32 16
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
264 249 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 34.29% 31.28% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 223 178 148
Average salary £40,000 £35,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 0 42 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 76 (91.57%) Degree
2 44 (53.01%) Software Engineering
2 44 (53.01%) C#
3 39 (46.99%) C++
4 31 (37.35%) Mathematics
5 30 (36.14%) 3D Graphics
6 28 (33.73%) Games
6 28 (33.73%) Java
6 28 (33.73%) PhD
7 26 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (30.12%) Multithreading
8 25 (30.12%) Visualisation
9 22 (26.51%) Physics
9 22 (26.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 21 (25.30%) OO
11 18 (21.69%) OpenGL
11 18 (21.69%) DirectX
11 18 (21.69%) HLSL
11 18 (21.69%) 3D Programming
12 17 (20.48%) JavaScript
12 17 (20.48%) HTML
13 16 (19.28%) .NET
14 15 (18.07%) CSS
15 14 (16.87%) Scrum
16 11 (13.25%) jQuery
16 11 (13.25%) Algorithms
17 10 (12.05%) MVC
18 9 (10.84%) Windows
18 9 (10.84%) Oracle
18 9 (10.84%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (3.61%) Node.js
2 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.20%) CMS
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) DHCP
1 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.20%) DNS
1 1 (1.20%) SAN
1 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
1 1 (1.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.20%) MySQL
3 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) NUnit
2 5 (6.02%) Selenium
3 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.61%) Subversion
4 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.41%) JUnit
6 1 (1.20%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.20%) Redmine
6 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.20%) FogBugz
6 1 (1.20%) Trac
6 1 (1.20%) Grunt
6 1 (1.20%) gulp
General
1 28 (33.73%) Games
2 5 (6.02%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) French Language
3 1 (1.20%) German Language
3 1 (1.20%) Hebrew Language
3 1 (1.20%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.20%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.20%) Electronics
3 1 (1.20%) Legal
3 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (48.19%) Developer
2 32 (38.55%) Software Engineer
3 23 (27.71%) C++ Software Engineer
4 22 (26.51%) Software Developer
5 14 (16.87%) Senior Developer
5 14 (16.87%) C# Developer
6 12 (14.46%) Java Developer
7 11 (13.25%) C# Software Developer
8 10 (12.05%) Programmer
9 8 (9.64%) C++ Programmer
9 8 (9.64%) Software Programmer
9 8 (9.64%) Graphics Programmer
10 7 (8.43%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (7.23%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (7.23%) Senior Software Developer
11 6 (7.23%) Software Tester
11 6 (7.23%) Tester
11 6 (7.23%) Graduate
11 6 (7.23%) ScrumMaster
11 6 (7.23%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 18 (21.69%) OpenGL
2 18 (21.69%) DirectX
3 17 (20.48%) HTML
4 16 (19.28%) .NET
5 15 (18.07%) CSS
6 11 (13.25%) jQuery
7 7 (8.43%) WinForms
8 5 (6.02%) HTML5
8 5 (6.02%) iOS SDK
9 4 (4.82%) XML
10 3 (3.61%) LINQ
10 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.41%) XHTML
11 2 (2.41%) WPF
12 1 (1.20%) Silverlight
12 1 (1.20%) XSL
12 1 (1.20%) RESTful
12 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (37.35%) Mathematics
2 30 (36.14%) 3D Graphics
3 25 (30.12%) Visualisation
4 22 (26.51%) Physics
5 11 (13.25%) Algorithms
6 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
6 5 (6.02%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (6.02%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.41%) User Experience
7 2 (2.41%) CUDA
8 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) Windows
1 9 (10.84%) Android
2 5 (6.02%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.82%) Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.01%) Software Engineering
2 26 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (30.12%) Multithreading
4 21 (25.30%) OO
5 18 (21.69%) 3D Programming
6 14 (16.87%) Scrum
7 10 (12.05%) MVC
8 7 (8.43%) OOD
8 7 (8.43%) Web Development
9 6 (7.23%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.23%) Coaching
9 6 (7.23%) OOP
10 5 (6.02%) Mobile Commerce
10 5 (6.02%) Web Testing
10 5 (6.02%) API Development
10 5 (6.02%) API Design
11 4 (4.82%) Mobile Development
11 4 (4.82%) SDLC
11 4 (4.82%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.82%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.01%) C#
2 39 (46.99%) C++
3 28 (33.73%) Java
4 18 (21.69%) HLSL
5 17 (20.48%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.64%) SQL
7 6 (7.23%) PHP
8 3 (3.61%) VB
8 3 (3.61%) Python
9 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.41%) C
10 1 (1.20%) Fortran
10 1 (1.20%) Pascal
10 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.20%) PHP5
10 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.20%) Perl
10 1 (1.20%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 76 (91.57%) Degree
2 28 (33.73%) PhD
3 5 (6.02%) ISEB
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) NFS
1 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) Oracle
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.20%) NetApp
3 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.20%) Convergys
3 1 (1.20%) VMware
3 1 (1.20%) Zend
3 1 (1.20%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco
Northumberland
IC Resources
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Send
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits and flexible wo
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Stem Graduates
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + 22 Days Holiday, Home Working, Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Stem Graduates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Stem Graduates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £22,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago