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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 40 22 47
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 43 65 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.55% 7.83% 3.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.70% 24.53% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 40 37 19
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
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
243 265 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 31.35% 31.93% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 204 172 145
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 4 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 4 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
(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 -7 41 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Northumberland -1 2 - -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 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 80 (90.91%) Degree
2 52 (59.09%) C#
3 50 (56.82%) Software Engineering
4 43 (48.86%) C++
5 33 (37.50%) 3D Graphics
6 31 (35.23%) Games
7 29 (32.95%) PhD
7 29 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (31.82%) Mathematics
9 27 (30.68%) Multithreading
9 27 (30.68%) Java
10 25 (28.41%) Visualisation
11 24 (27.27%) OO
11 24 (27.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 22 (25.00%) Physics
13 18 (20.45%) .NET
13 18 (20.45%) OpenGL
13 18 (20.45%) DirectX
13 18 (20.45%) 3D Programming
13 18 (20.45%) HLSL
14 17 (19.32%) JavaScript
14 17 (19.32%) HTML
15 14 (15.91%) CSS
16 13 (14.77%) Scrum
17 11 (12.50%) Algorithms
18 10 (11.36%) Windows
18 10 (11.36%) Android
18 10 (11.36%) jQuery
19 9 (10.23%) Oracle
19 9 (10.23%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 (3.41%) Node.js
2 2 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.14%) Moodle
3 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) DHCP
1 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.14%) DNS
1 1 (1.14%) SAN
1 1 (1.14%) iSCSI
1 1 (1.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.27%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) NUnit
2 5 (5.68%) Selenium
3 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.41%) Subversion
4 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.14%) Redmine
5 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.14%) FogBugz
5 1 (1.14%) Trac
5 1 (1.14%) Grunt
5 1 (1.14%) gulp
5 1 (1.14%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.14%) JUnit
5 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 31 (35.23%) Games
2 4 (4.55%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Electronics
4 2 (2.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) French Language
5 1 (1.14%) German Language
5 1 (1.14%) Hebrew Language
5 1 (1.14%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (46.59%) Developer
2 34 (38.64%) Software Engineer
3 24 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
4 23 (26.14%) Software Developer
5 18 (20.45%) C# Developer
6 14 (15.91%) Senior Developer
6 14 (15.91%) C# Software Developer
7 10 (11.36%) Programmer
7 10 (11.36%) Java Developer
8 8 (9.09%) C++ Programmer
8 8 (9.09%) Software Programmer
8 8 (9.09%) Graphics Programmer
9 7 (7.95%) Agile C# Developer
9 7 (7.95%) ScrumMaster
9 7 (7.95%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (7.95%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (6.82%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (6.82%) Software Tester
10 6 (6.82%) Tester
10 6 (6.82%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 18 (20.45%) .NET
2 18 (20.45%) OpenGL
2 18 (20.45%) DirectX
3 17 (19.32%) HTML
4 14 (15.91%) CSS
5 10 (11.36%) jQuery
6 8 (9.09%) WinForms
7 5 (5.68%) XML
7 5 (5.68%) HTML5
8 4 (4.55%) iOS SDK
8 4 (4.55%) LINQ
8 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.55%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.27%) WPF
9 2 (2.27%) XHTML
9 2 (2.27%) RESTful
10 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.14%) React
Miscellaneous
1 33 (37.50%) 3D Graphics
2 28 (31.82%) Mathematics
3 25 (28.41%) Visualisation
4 22 (25.00%) Physics
5 11 (12.50%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (4.55%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.27%) User Experience
7 2 (2.27%) CUDA
8 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Windows
1 10 (11.36%) Android
2 4 (4.55%) Linux
2 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.14%) UNIX
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (56.82%) Software Engineering
2 29 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (30.68%) Multithreading
4 24 (27.27%) OO
5 18 (20.45%) 3D Programming
6 13 (14.77%) Scrum
7 9 (10.23%) OOP
7 9 (10.23%) MVC
8 8 (9.09%) Web Development
8 8 (9.09%) OOD
9 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.95%) Coaching
9 7 (7.95%) API Development
9 7 (7.95%) API Design
10 6 (6.82%) Mobile Development
10 6 (6.82%) Android Development
11 5 (5.68%) Web Testing
12 4 (4.55%) Mobile Commerce
12 4 (4.55%) SDLC
13 3 (3.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (59.09%) C#
2 43 (48.86%) C++
3 27 (30.68%) Java
4 18 (20.45%) HLSL
5 17 (19.32%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.23%) SQL
7 7 (7.95%) PHP
8 4 (4.55%) Python
9 3 (3.41%) VB
10 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.27%) C
10 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.27%) Perl
11 1 (1.14%) Delphi
11 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.14%) Fortran
11 1 (1.14%) Pascal
11 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.14%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 80 (90.91%) Degree
2 29 (32.95%) PhD
3 5 (5.68%) ISEB
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) SLA
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) NFS
1 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (10.23%) Oracle
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.14%) NetApp
3 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.14%) Convergys
3 1 (1.14%) VMware
3 1 (1.14%) Zend
3 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.14%) Blackboard
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco
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