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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 32 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 46 39 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.32% 5.26% 3.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.23% 21.43% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 30
Average salary £38,750 £27,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.90% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,000 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Miscellaneous Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
198 182 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 27.20% 24.56% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 161 154 146
Average salary £35,232 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.44% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -6 23 £40,000 +45.45% 9
Durham +3 16 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Cleveland +1 8 - -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 70 (98.59%) Degree
2 40 (56.34%) Mathematics
3 39 (54.93%) Java
4 37 (52.11%) OO
5 34 (47.89%) C#
5 34 (47.89%) Software Engineering
6 33 (46.48%) .NET
7 30 (42.25%) Physics
8 28 (39.44%) Multithreading
8 28 (39.44%) C++
9 27 (38.03%) Unit Testing
9 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (32.39%) WPF
11 20 (28.17%) HTML
11 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
12 18 (25.35%) Finance
13 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
14 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
14 16 (22.54%) Modbus
15 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET
16 12 (16.90%) Linux
17 11 (15.49%) PhD
17 11 (15.49%) C
17 11 (15.49%) CSS
17 11 (15.49%) OOD
18 10 (14.08%) 3D Graphics
18 10 (14.08%) Scrum
18 10 (14.08%) Web Services
18 10 (14.08%) Java EE
18 10 (14.08%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (12.68%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
1 16 (22.54%) Modbus
2 2 (2.82%) Wireless
2 2 (2.82%) VPN
2 2 (2.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) Jackrabbit
1 9 (12.68%) MySQL
1 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Maven
2 9 (12.68%) Subversion
3 2 (2.82%) JUnit
4 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.41%) Ant
4 1 (1.41%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 18 (25.35%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Games
3 2 (2.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Publishing
4 1 (1.41%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.41%) French Language
4 1 (1.41%) German Language
4 1 (1.41%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 49 (69.01%) Developer
2 22 (30.99%) Software Developer
3 20 (28.17%) Java Developer
4 17 (23.94%) .NET Developer
5 15 (21.13%) C# Developer
6 14 (19.72%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (18.31%) Software Manager
8 8 (11.27%) Agile .NET Developer
9 7 (9.86%) Agile C# Developer
9 7 (9.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (8.45%) Software Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) C++ Software Developer
10 6 (8.45%) C++ Developer
11 3 (4.23%) Applications Developer
11 3 (4.23%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (4.23%) Java Software Developer
12 2 (2.82%) SAP Analyst
12 2 (2.82%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Developer
12 2 (2.82%) Field Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (46.48%) .NET
2 23 (32.39%) WPF
3 20 (28.17%) HTML
4 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET
5 11 (15.49%) CSS
6 10 (14.08%) Web Services
6 10 (14.08%) Java EE
6 10 (14.08%) Spring
6 10 (14.08%) WCF
7 9 (12.68%) MooTools
7 9 (12.68%) Apache Wicket
7 9 (12.68%) JAX-WS
7 9 (12.68%) jQuery
7 9 (12.68%) JSR 170
8 2 (2.82%) EDI
9 1 (1.41%) HTML5 Canvas
9 1 (1.41%) SOAP
9 1 (1.41%) XML
9 1 (1.41%) XHTML
9 1 (1.41%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (56.34%) Mathematics
2 30 (42.25%) Physics
3 10 (14.08%) 3D Graphics
4 9 (12.68%) Visualisation
5 7 (9.86%) Hedge funds
6 4 (5.63%) GIS
7 3 (4.23%) Open Source
8 2 (2.82%) Firmware
8 2 (2.82%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.41%) VLE
9 1 (1.41%) Learning Management System
9 1 (1.41%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Linux
2 9 (12.68%) UNIX
3 2 (2.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) OO
2 34 (47.89%) Software Engineering
3 28 (39.44%) Multithreading
4 27 (38.03%) Unit Testing
4 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.49%) OOD
6 10 (14.08%) Scrum
7 9 (12.68%) Parallel Programming
7 9 (12.68%) Web Development
7 9 (12.68%) UML
8 5 (7.04%) TDD
9 2 (2.82%) Software Architecture
9 2 (2.82%) Logistics
9 2 (2.82%) ITIL
9 2 (2.82%) MVC
10 1 (1.41%) Project Management
10 1 (1.41%) Data Security
10 1 (1.41%) CRM
10 1 (1.41%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.41%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.93%) Java
2 34 (47.89%) C#
3 28 (39.44%) C++
4 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.49%) C
6 9 (12.68%) SQL
7 3 (4.23%) Python
8 2 (2.82%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.82%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.82%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (98.59%) Degree
2 11 (15.49%) PhD
3 2 (2.82%) MCTS
3 2 (2.82%) MCITP
3 2 (2.82%) MCSE
3 2 (2.82%) MCP
3 2 (2.82%) CCNA
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.82%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) SAP
3 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) Blackboard
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