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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 24 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 74 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.16% 3.01% 1.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.75% 10.81% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 50 18 12
Average salary £31,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,650 £50,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
299 185 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 37.00% 27.82% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 185 157 150
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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
(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 +21 57 £32,500 -13.33% 14
Northumberland - 14 £21,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 87 (71.90%) Degree
2 78 (64.46%) Mathematics
3 58 (47.93%) Software Engineering
4 48 (39.67%) Java
5 47 (38.84%) C#
6 45 (37.19%) C++
7 42 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (33.88%) OO
9 33 (27.27%) .NET
10 28 (23.14%) HTML
11 27 (22.31%) JavaScript
12 26 (21.49%) Physics
12 26 (21.49%) Multithreading
13 24 (19.83%) Games
14 21 (17.36%) Scrum
14 21 (17.36%) WPF
15 20 (16.53%) Mobile Payment
15 20 (16.53%) Python
16 19 (15.70%) TDD
17 18 (14.88%) Windows
17 18 (14.88%) Linux
18 17 (14.05%) C
19 16 (13.22%) Mobile Commerce
19 16 (13.22%) Banking
19 16 (13.22%) Spring
19 16 (13.22%) Maven
19 16 (13.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
19 16 (13.22%) Mobile Banking
20 15 (12.40%) VTune
20 15 (12.40%) HLSL

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 12 (9.92%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.65%) WordPress
2 2 (1.65%) Moodle
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) SAS
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.83%) SPSS
2 1 (0.83%) FreeHand
2 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) Internet
2 9 (7.44%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.61%) Modbus
4 2 (1.65%) FTP
4 2 (1.65%) HTTP
5 1 (0.83%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) Jackrabbit
2 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.13%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.65%) MySQL
4 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (13.22%) Maven
2 15 (12.40%) VTune
3 12 (9.92%) Subversion
4 10 (8.26%) NUnit
4 10 (8.26%) MSTest
4 10 (8.26%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (8.26%) Moq
5 9 (7.44%) JUnit
6 6 (4.96%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.96%) CruiseControl
6 6 (4.96%) JIRA
7 3 (2.48%) Ant
8 1 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
General
1 24 (19.83%) Games
2 16 (13.22%) Banking
3 14 (11.57%) Finance
4 9 (7.44%) Retail
5 5 (4.13%) Advertising
6 4 (3.31%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.65%) Publishing
7 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) Marketing
8 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (65.29%) Developer
2 30 (24.79%) Software Developer
3 27 (22.31%) Java Developer
4 26 (21.49%) Graduate
5 23 (19.01%) .NET Developer
6 22 (18.18%) Graduate Developer
7 21 (17.36%) Software Engineer
8 16 (13.22%) Junior Developer
8 16 (13.22%) Junior
9 13 (10.74%) Programmer
10 10 (8.26%) Junior .NET Developer
10 10 (8.26%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 9 (7.44%) C++ Developer
11 9 (7.44%) Java Software Engineer
11 9 (7.44%) C++ Software Developer
12 8 (6.61%) Analyst
13 7 (5.79%) Security Analyst
14 6 (4.96%) Junior Software Developer
14 6 (4.96%) Junior Software Engineer
14 6 (4.96%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.27%) .NET
2 28 (23.14%) HTML
3 21 (17.36%) WPF
4 16 (13.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 16 (13.22%) Spring
5 15 (12.40%) OpenGL
5 15 (12.40%) DirectX
5 15 (12.40%) ASP.NET
5 15 (12.40%) WCF
6 13 (10.74%) Java EE
7 12 (9.92%) JSR 170
7 12 (9.92%) CSS
7 12 (9.92%) Web Services
7 12 (9.92%) WinForms
7 12 (9.92%) jQuery
7 12 (9.92%) MooTools
7 12 (9.92%) Apache Wicket
7 12 (9.92%) JAX-WS
8 10 (8.26%) Spring.NET
8 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 78 (64.46%) Mathematics
2 26 (21.49%) Physics
3 20 (16.53%) Mobile Payment
4 16 (13.22%) Mobile Banking
5 14 (11.57%) Visualisation
5 14 (11.57%) Augmented Reality
5 14 (11.57%) 3D Graphics
6 10 (8.26%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (7.44%) GIS
8 7 (5.79%) Cryptography
9 5 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (4.13%) Animation
9 5 (4.13%) Open Source
9 5 (4.13%) Mobile App
10 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
11 3 (2.48%) User Experience
12 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.65%) Social Media
13 1 (0.83%) Wiki
13 1 (0.83%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.88%) Windows
1 18 (14.88%) Linux
2 13 (10.74%) Android
3 12 (9.92%) UNIX
4 9 (7.44%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.93%) Software Engineering
2 42 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (33.88%) OO
4 26 (21.49%) Multithreading
5 21 (17.36%) Scrum
6 19 (15.70%) TDD
7 16 (13.22%) Mobile Commerce
8 14 (11.57%) 3D Rendering
8 14 (11.57%) Unit Testing
8 14 (11.57%) 3D Visualisation
9 13 (10.74%) MVC
10 12 (9.92%) Web Development
11 10 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (8.26%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (8.26%) MVVM
11 10 (8.26%) Kanban
11 10 (8.26%) Web Application Development
12 8 (6.61%) OOD
13 7 (5.79%) ERP
13 7 (5.79%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 48 (39.67%) Java
2 47 (38.84%) C#
3 45 (37.19%) C++
4 27 (22.31%) JavaScript
5 20 (16.53%) Python
6 17 (14.05%) C
7 15 (12.40%) HLSL
8 6 (4.96%) PHP
9 5 (4.13%) SQL
9 5 (4.13%) VB
10 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.65%) Perl
11 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 87 (71.90%) Degree
2 10 (8.26%) PhD
3 7 (5.79%) CISSP
3 7 (5.79%) CISM
3 7 (5.79%) CISMP
4 2 (1.65%) MBA
5 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 9 (7.44%) QA
3 6 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.31%) ISO 9001
4 4 (3.31%) TickIT
4 4 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.13%) F5
3 4 (3.31%) Twitter
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle
4 2 (1.65%) Blackboard
5 1 (0.83%) Sony
5 1 (0.83%) VMware
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