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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 56 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 13 34 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.19% 4.89% 5.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.50% 13.33% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 29
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -39.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £22,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
200 255 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 33.73% 36.64% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 171 191 106
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +2 12 £40,000 +33.33% 9
Durham -20 1 £37,500 +56.25%
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 36 (85.71%) Degree
2 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (57.14%) Java
4 23 (54.76%) C#
5 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
6 15 (35.71%) HTML
7 14 (33.33%) C++
8 13 (30.95%) OO
8 13 (30.95%) HTML5
9 11 (26.19%) Scrum
9 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
9 11 (26.19%) .NET
10 10 (23.81%) PhD
10 10 (23.81%) OOD
10 10 (23.81%) Finance
11 9 (21.43%) CSS
11 9 (21.43%) Multithreading
11 9 (21.43%) API Development
11 9 (21.43%) API Design
12 8 (19.05%) Web Development
13 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
14 6 (14.29%) Physics
14 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
15 5 (11.90%) Scala
15 5 (11.90%) jQuery
15 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
16 4 (9.52%) Internet
16 4 (9.52%) Wireless
16 4 (9.52%) Electronics
16 4 (9.52%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (9.52%) Node.js
2 3 (7.14%) CMS
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.38%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) GitHub
2 1 (2.38%) Bluemix
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Internet
1 4 (9.52%) Wireless
2 3 (7.14%) ZigBee
3 2 (4.76%) Intranet
4 1 (2.38%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Big Data
2 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) MS Access
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Grunt
2 1 (2.38%) JUnit
2 1 (2.38%) NUnit
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Electronics
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Games
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (80.95%) Developer
2 17 (40.48%) C# Developer
3 12 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 11 (26.19%) C# Software Developer
5 10 (23.81%) Java Developer
6 9 (21.43%) C# GUI Developer
6 9 (21.43%) GUI Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Agile Developer
8 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Agile C# Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (9.52%) Lead Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) HTML Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Lead C# Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) HTML
2 13 (30.95%) HTML5
3 11 (26.19%) .NET
4 9 (21.43%) CSS
5 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
6 5 (11.90%) jQuery
7 4 (9.52%) CSS3
7 4 (9.52%) React
8 3 (7.14%) WCF
8 3 (7.14%) WPF
9 2 (4.76%) LESS
9 2 (4.76%) Sass
10 1 (2.38%) Django
10 1 (2.38%) Ember.js
10 1 (2.38%) Laravel
10 1 (2.38%) REST
10 1 (2.38%) Spring
10 1 (2.38%) WinForms
10 1 (2.38%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 6 (14.29%) Physics
3 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.52%) Internet of Things
3 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.14%) User Experience
5 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.76%) Fintech
6 1 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.38%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
3 13 (30.95%) OO
4 11 (26.19%) Scrum
5 10 (23.81%) OOD
6 9 (21.43%) API Design
6 9 (21.43%) API Development
6 9 (21.43%) Multithreading
7 8 (19.05%) Web Development
8 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.52%) Open Source
8 4 (9.52%) SDLC
9 3 (7.14%) Front End Development
9 3 (7.14%) MVC
10 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
10 2 (4.76%) Data Governance
10 2 (4.76%) Information Management
10 2 (4.76%) Mobile First
10 2 (4.76%) Time Management
10 2 (4.76%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) Java
2 23 (54.76%) C#
3 14 (33.33%) C++
4 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.90%) Scala
6 3 (7.14%) C
6 3 (7.14%) Python
7 2 (4.76%) PHP
8 1 (2.38%) R
8 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (85.71%) Degree
2 10 (23.81%) PhD
3 2 (4.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) FINREP
2 1 (2.38%) COREP
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Cognizant
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Adobe
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.38%) Freescale
3 1 (2.38%) Intel
3 1 (2.38%) Xamarin
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