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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 25 47
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 35 68 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.54% 8.19% 3.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.28% 23.86% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 20
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -26.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,500 £50,000
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
229 285 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 29.70% 34.34% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 194 172 158
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 31 August 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
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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 -15 32 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Northumberland -6 2 - -
Durham -17 1 £30,000 - 4
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 71 (93.42%) Degree
2 51 (67.11%) C#
3 42 (55.26%) Software Engineering
4 39 (51.32%) C++
5 31 (40.79%) 3D Graphics
6 29 (38.16%) Games
6 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (34.21%) PhD
8 25 (32.89%) Multithreading
9 23 (30.26%) OO
10 21 (27.63%) Visualisation
10 21 (27.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 20 (26.32%) Java
12 19 (25.00%) .NET
13 18 (23.68%) Mathematics
14 17 (22.37%) Physics
15 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
15 14 (18.42%) HTML
15 14 (18.42%) OpenGL
15 14 (18.42%) DirectX
15 14 (18.42%) HLSL
15 14 (18.42%) 3D Programming
16 13 (17.11%) Windows
17 12 (15.79%) Scrum
18 11 (14.47%) CSS
19 9 (11.84%) OOP
19 9 (11.84%) OOD
19 9 (11.84%) WinForms
19 9 (11.84%) Algorithms
19 9 (11.84%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (3.95%) Node.js
2 2 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.32%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.58%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) DHCP
1 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.95%) DNS
1 3 (3.95%) SAN
1 3 (3.95%) iSCSI
1 3 (3.95%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) NUnit
2 5 (6.58%) Selenium
3 2 (2.63%) Subversion
3 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.32%) Grunt
4 1 (1.32%) gulp
4 1 (1.32%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 29 (38.16%) Games
2 3 (3.95%) Spanish Language
2 3 (3.95%) Electronics
2 3 (3.95%) French Language
2 3 (3.95%) German Language
2 3 (3.95%) Hebrew Language
3 2 (2.63%) Italian Language
3 2 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (48.68%) Developer
2 27 (35.53%) Software Engineer
3 24 (31.58%) Software Developer
4 22 (28.95%) C# Developer
5 21 (27.63%) C++ Software Engineer
6 18 (23.68%) C# Software Developer
7 13 (17.11%) Senior Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Programmer
8 8 (10.53%) Java Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Agile C# Developer
8 8 (10.53%) ScrumMaster
9 7 (9.21%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (7.89%) C++ Programmer
10 6 (7.89%) Software Programmer
10 6 (7.89%) Graphics Programmer
11 5 (6.58%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (6.58%) Software Tester
11 5 (6.58%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 19 (25.00%) .NET
3 14 (18.42%) OpenGL
3 14 (18.42%) DirectX
3 14 (18.42%) HTML
4 11 (14.47%) CSS
5 9 (11.84%) WinForms
6 8 (10.53%) jQuery
7 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
8 5 (6.58%) HTML5
9 3 (3.95%) LINQ
9 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.63%) RESTful
10 2 (2.63%) XML
10 2 (2.63%) WPF
10 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.32%) React
11 1 (1.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (40.79%) 3D Graphics
2 21 (27.63%) Visualisation
3 18 (23.68%) Mathematics
4 17 (22.37%) Physics
5 9 (11.84%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.63%) CUDA
6 2 (2.63%) User Experience
7 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Android
3 5 (6.58%) Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (55.26%) Software Engineering
2 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (32.89%) Multithreading
4 23 (30.26%) OO
5 14 (18.42%) 3D Programming
6 12 (15.79%) Scrum
7 9 (11.84%) OOD
7 9 (11.84%) OOP
7 9 (11.84%) Mentoring
7 9 (11.84%) API Development
7 9 (11.84%) API Design
8 8 (10.53%) Coaching
8 8 (10.53%) MVC
9 7 (9.21%) Mobile Development
9 7 (9.21%) Android Development
10 6 (7.89%) Web Development
11 5 (6.58%) Web Testing
12 3 (3.95%) UML
12 3 (3.95%) Content Management
12 3 (3.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 51 (67.11%) C#
2 39 (51.32%) C++
3 20 (26.32%) Java
4 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 14 (18.42%) HLSL
5 6 (7.89%) SQL
6 4 (5.26%) PHP
7 3 (3.95%) Python
8 2 (2.63%) C
8 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.63%) VB
8 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.32%) Perl
9 1 (1.32%) Delphi
9 1 (1.32%) Fortran
9 1 (1.32%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 71 (93.42%) Degree
2 26 (34.21%) PhD
3 5 (6.58%) ISEB
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) NFS
1 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
1 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) Cisco
3 3 (3.95%) NetApp
3 3 (3.95%) Convergys
3 3 (3.95%) VMware
4 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.32%) Blackboard
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