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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 39 55
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 45 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.70% 5.25% 2.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.85% 17.65% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 42 31 14
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £30,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £43,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
284 187 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 35.95% 29.73% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 205 155 163
Average salary £31,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.19% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £27,500 £25,184
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -8 30 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Durham +7 11 £24,000 -41.81% 2
Teesside - 4 £35,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 72 (60.50%) Mathematics
2 67 (56.30%) Degree
3 56 (47.06%) Java
4 50 (42.02%) C++
5 46 (38.66%) Software Engineering
6 45 (37.82%) Banking
7 44 (36.97%) Mobile Payment
8 37 (31.09%) Mobile Banking
8 37 (31.09%) Mobile Commerce
9 33 (27.73%) C#
10 32 (26.89%) Android
11 25 (21.01%) OO
12 24 (20.17%) Apple iOS
13 23 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (18.49%) Python
15 20 (16.81%) PCI DSS
16 19 (15.97%) .NET
16 19 (15.97%) Multithreading
17 18 (15.13%) Algorithms
18 17 (14.29%) Mobile App
18 17 (14.29%) Windows
18 17 (14.29%) CSS
19 16 (13.45%) HTML
19 16 (13.45%) PhD
20 15 (12.61%) iOS SDK
20 15 (12.61%) JavaScript
21 14 (11.76%) 3D Graphics
22 13 (10.92%) VTune
22 13 (10.92%) Physics
22 13 (10.92%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (3.36%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.52%) WordPress
3 2 (1.68%) SAS
4 1 (0.84%) IIS
4 1 (0.84%) Apache
4 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.84%) Moodle
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) Internet
2 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.52%) Modbus
3 2 (1.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.84%) FTP
4 1 (0.84%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.04%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.20%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.68%) MySQL
6 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (10.92%) VTune
2 7 (5.88%) MSTest
2 7 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (5.88%) Moq
2 7 (5.88%) NUnit
2 7 (5.88%) Maven
3 6 (5.04%) JUnit
4 5 (4.20%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.52%) JIRA
5 3 (2.52%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.68%) Ant
6 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (37.82%) Banking
2 13 (10.92%) Games
3 9 (7.56%) Retail
4 7 (5.88%) Multimedia
5 5 (4.20%) Advertising
6 4 (3.36%) Finance
7 2 (1.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (55.46%) Developer
2 42 (35.29%) Graduate
3 37 (31.09%) Software Engineer
4 26 (21.85%) Software Developer
5 19 (15.97%) Graduate Developer
6 16 (13.45%) Analyst
7 12 (10.08%) Junior
7 12 (10.08%) Security Analyst
7 12 (10.08%) Java Developer
7 12 (10.08%) .NET Developer
7 12 (10.08%) Junior Developer
8 10 (8.40%) Systems Analyst
8 10 (8.40%) Programmer
9 8 (6.72%) Quality Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) QA Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) Security Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) Software Quality Engineer
10 7 (5.88%) Junior .NET Developer
10 7 (5.88%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.97%) .NET
2 17 (14.29%) CSS
3 16 (13.45%) HTML
4 15 (12.61%) iOS SDK
5 13 (10.92%) OpenGL
5 13 (10.92%) DirectX
5 13 (10.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET
7 11 (9.24%) HTML5
8 10 (8.40%) WPF
9 9 (7.56%) WCF
9 9 (7.56%) WinForms
9 9 (7.56%) .NET Framework
10 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (6.72%) CSS3
11 7 (5.88%) Castle Windsor
11 7 (5.88%) Ninject
11 7 (5.88%) Spring.NET
11 7 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
12 6 (5.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 72 (60.50%) Mathematics
2 44 (36.97%) Mobile Payment
3 37 (31.09%) Mobile Banking
4 18 (15.13%) Algorithms
5 17 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 14 (11.76%) 3D Graphics
7 13 (10.92%) Physics
8 12 (10.08%) Cryptography
8 12 (10.08%) Visualisation
8 12 (10.08%) Augmented Reality
9 7 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (3.36%) User Experience
10 4 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (3.36%) Animation
11 2 (1.68%) Statistics
11 2 (1.68%) iPhone
11 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.68%) CUDA
11 2 (1.68%) Social Media
12 1 (0.84%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.89%) Android
2 24 (20.17%) Apple iOS
3 17 (14.29%) Windows
4 8 (6.72%) UNIX
5 7 (5.88%) Linux
5 7 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.66%) Software Engineering
2 37 (31.09%) Mobile Commerce
3 25 (21.01%) OO
4 23 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (15.97%) Multithreading
6 13 (10.92%) Scrum
7 12 (10.08%) Information Security
7 12 (10.08%) 3D Rendering
7 12 (10.08%) 3D Visualisation
8 11 (9.24%) TDD
8 11 (9.24%) MVC
9 10 (8.40%) Web Development
10 8 (6.72%) Unit Testing
10 8 (6.72%) Web Application Development
11 7 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.88%) Kanban
11 7 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (5.88%) MVVM
11 7 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.06%) Java
2 50 (42.02%) C++
3 33 (27.73%) C#
4 22 (18.49%) Python
5 15 (12.61%) JavaScript
6 13 (10.92%) C
6 13 (10.92%) HLSL
7 9 (7.56%) PHP
8 6 (5.04%) SQL
9 5 (4.20%) VB
10 4 (3.36%) Perl
11 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 67 (56.30%) Degree
2 16 (13.45%) PhD
3 12 (10.08%) CISSP
3 12 (10.08%) CISM
3 12 (10.08%) CISMP
4 2 (1.68%) MBA
5 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.81%) PCI DSS
2 13 (10.92%) QA
3 10 (8.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (6.72%) ISO 9001
4 8 (6.72%) TickIT
4 8 (6.72%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (7.56%) Oracle
2 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.20%) F5
4 4 (3.36%) Twitter
5 1 (0.84%) VMware
5 1 (0.84%) Blackboard
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Posted: 25 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Envire search
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago