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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 32 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 44 34 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.99% 5.99% 4.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.30% 22.97% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 31
Average salary £30,000 £40,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.38% +48.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £30,000 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
270 148 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 36.78% 26.06% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 206 94 187
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +38.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -5 29 £30,000 -29.41% 5
Durham +7 12 £24,000 -31.42%
Teesside - 3 £35,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 54 (55.67%) Java
1 54 (55.67%) Mathematics
2 50 (51.55%) Degree
3 46 (47.42%) Banking
4 43 (44.33%) Mobile Payment
5 39 (40.21%) Software Engineering
6 38 (39.18%) Mobile Commerce
6 38 (39.18%) Mobile Banking
7 35 (36.08%) C++
8 32 (32.99%) Android
9 25 (25.77%) Apple iOS
10 22 (22.68%) OO
11 21 (21.65%) PhD
12 20 (20.62%) Mobile App
13 19 (19.59%) iOS SDK
13 19 (19.59%) C#
14 18 (18.56%) PCI DSS
15 16 (16.49%) HTML
15 16 (16.49%) JavaScript
16 15 (15.46%) CSS
17 13 (13.40%) .NET
17 13 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (13.40%) Multithreading
18 11 (11.34%) Information Security
18 11 (11.34%) Cryptography
18 11 (11.34%) CISMP
18 11 (11.34%) Oracle
18 11 (11.34%) CISM
18 11 (11.34%) CISSP
19 10 (10.31%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 4 (4.12%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.03%) SAS
2 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
1 7 (7.22%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.06%) MySQL
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.12%) JUnit
2 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.12%) Maven
3 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.03%) Redmine
4 1 (1.03%) FogBugz
4 1 (1.03%) Trac
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 46 (47.42%) Banking
2 5 (5.15%) Multimedia
3 4 (4.12%) Games
4 2 (2.06%) Finance
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (49.48%) Developer
2 41 (42.27%) Software Engineer
3 28 (28.87%) Graduate
4 21 (21.65%) Software Developer
5 15 (15.46%) Analyst
6 11 (11.34%) Security Analyst
7 9 (9.28%) Java Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Consultant
8 7 (7.22%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Quality Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) QA Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Security Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Software Quality Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (6.19%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Analyst Developer
9 6 (6.19%) Systems Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (5.15%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.59%) iOS SDK
2 16 (16.49%) HTML
3 15 (15.46%) CSS
4 13 (13.40%) .NET
5 9 (9.28%) jQuery
5 9 (9.28%) HTML5
6 7 (7.22%) WPF
7 6 (6.19%) CSS3
8 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET
8 5 (5.15%) Web Services
9 4 (4.12%) XML
9 4 (4.12%) OpenGL
9 4 (4.12%) DirectX
9 4 (4.12%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.12%) WCF
9 4 (4.12%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 3 (3.09%) XHTML
10 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.09%) LINQ
11 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 54 (55.67%) Mathematics
2 43 (44.33%) Mobile Payment
3 38 (39.18%) Mobile Banking
4 20 (20.62%) Mobile App
5 11 (11.34%) Cryptography
6 8 (8.25%) Physics
7 6 (6.19%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (6.19%) Algorithms
8 4 (4.12%) Visualisation
9 3 (3.09%) User Experience
10 2 (2.06%) CUDA
10 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.03%) Economics
11 1 (1.03%) Statistics
11 1 (1.03%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.99%) Android
2 25 (25.77%) Apple iOS
3 8 (8.25%) UNIX
4 5 (5.15%) Windows
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Phone
5 4 (4.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.21%) Software Engineering
2 38 (39.18%) Mobile Commerce
3 22 (22.68%) OO
4 13 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.40%) Multithreading
5 11 (11.34%) Information Security
6 10 (10.31%) Web Development
6 10 (10.31%) Unit Testing
7 8 (8.25%) Scrum
8 7 (7.22%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (7.22%) Business Analysis
8 7 (7.22%) MVC
9 5 (5.15%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (4.12%) 3D Programming
10 4 (4.12%) OOD
10 4 (4.12%) TDD
11 3 (3.09%) Project Management
11 3 (3.09%) OOP
11 3 (3.09%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (55.67%) Java
2 35 (36.08%) C++
3 19 (19.59%) C#
4 16 (16.49%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.28%) SQL
5 9 (9.28%) Python
6 8 (8.25%) C
7 7 (7.22%) PHP
8 4 (4.12%) HLSL
9 3 (3.09%) Perl
10 2 (2.06%) VB
10 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.03%) PHP5
11 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (51.55%) Degree
2 21 (21.65%) PhD
3 11 (11.34%) CISSP
3 11 (11.34%) CISM
3 11 (11.34%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.56%) PCI DSS
2 9 (9.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (7.22%) QA
3 7 (7.22%) ISO 9001
3 7 (7.22%) TickIT
3 7 (7.22%) ISO/IEC 12207
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) Oracle
2 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.03%) Zend
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Northumberland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 25 days ago