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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 31 41 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 53 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.76% 3.82% 2.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.09% 13.19% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 52 22 14
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
293 182 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 37.37% 28.93% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 226 150 152
Average salary £35,232 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.92% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £26,900 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +7 46 £34,250 -14.37% 4
Durham -1 6 £24,000 -43.52% 1
Teesside - 1 £35,000 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 79 (65.29%) Mathematics
2 65 (53.72%) Degree
3 56 (46.28%) Java
4 53 (43.80%) C++
5 49 (40.50%) Software Engineering
6 44 (36.36%) Mobile Payment
7 42 (34.71%) Banking
8 37 (30.58%) C#
8 37 (30.58%) Mobile Commerce
8 37 (30.58%) Mobile Banking
9 32 (26.45%) Android
10 31 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (19.83%) OO
11 24 (19.83%) Python
11 24 (19.83%) Apple iOS
12 22 (18.18%) .NET
13 20 (16.53%) HTML
13 20 (16.53%) Windows
13 20 (16.53%) PCI DSS
14 19 (15.70%) JavaScript
14 19 (15.70%) Scrum
15 18 (14.88%) Multithreading
15 18 (14.88%) Algorithms
16 17 (14.05%) Mobile App
17 16 (13.22%) CSS
17 16 (13.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 15 (12.40%) HLSL
18 15 (12.40%) VTune
18 15 (12.40%) iOS SDK
18 15 (12.40%) Physics

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (2.48%) WordPress
2 2 (1.65%) SAS
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.83%) Moodle
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
3 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) SPSS
3 1 (0.83%) FreeHand
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) Internet
2 2 (1.65%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) FTP
3 1 (0.83%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.13%) RDBMS
1 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.65%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.83%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (12.40%) VTune
2 10 (8.26%) MSTest
2 10 (8.26%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (8.26%) Moq
2 10 (8.26%) NUnit
3 7 (5.79%) JUnit
4 5 (4.13%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.13%) CruiseControl
4 5 (4.13%) Maven
4 5 (4.13%) JIRA
5 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.65%) Ant
6 1 (0.83%) Subversion
6 1 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 42 (34.71%) Banking
2 15 (12.40%) Games
3 10 (8.26%) Retail
4 7 (5.79%) Multimedia
5 5 (4.13%) Finance
5 5 (4.13%) Advertising
6 2 (1.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (58.68%) Developer
2 44 (36.36%) Graduate
3 36 (29.75%) Software Engineer
4 27 (22.31%) Software Developer
5 23 (19.01%) Graduate Developer
6 18 (14.88%) .NET Developer
7 17 (14.05%) Junior Developer
7 17 (14.05%) Junior
8 16 (13.22%) Java Developer
9 15 (12.40%) Analyst
10 13 (10.74%) Programmer
11 12 (9.92%) Security Analyst
12 10 (8.26%) Systems Analyst
12 10 (8.26%) Junior .NET Developer
12 10 (8.26%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 8 (6.61%) Software Quality Engineer
13 8 (6.61%) Quality Engineer
13 8 (6.61%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (6.61%) QA Engineer
13 8 (6.61%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.18%) .NET
2 20 (16.53%) HTML
3 16 (13.22%) CSS
3 16 (13.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 15 (12.40%) ASP.NET
4 15 (12.40%) OpenGL
4 15 (12.40%) DirectX
4 15 (12.40%) iOS SDK
5 14 (11.57%) HTML5
6 12 (9.92%) WinForms
7 11 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 11 (9.09%) WCF
7 11 (9.09%) WPF
7 11 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (8.26%) Unity DI Container
8 10 (8.26%) Spring.NET
8 10 (8.26%) Castle Windsor
8 10 (8.26%) Ninject
9 8 (6.61%) CSS3
10 6 (4.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 79 (65.29%) Mathematics
2 44 (36.36%) Mobile Payment
3 37 (30.58%) Mobile Banking
4 18 (14.88%) Algorithms
5 17 (14.05%) Mobile App
6 15 (12.40%) Physics
6 15 (12.40%) 3D Graphics
7 14 (11.57%) Visualisation
7 14 (11.57%) Augmented Reality
8 12 (9.92%) Cryptography
9 10 (8.26%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (4.13%) Animation
11 4 (3.31%) User Experience
12 3 (2.48%) Open Source
13 2 (1.65%) Social Media
13 2 (1.65%) Statistics
13 2 (1.65%) iPhone
13 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.83%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.45%) Android
2 24 (19.83%) Apple iOS
3 20 (16.53%) Windows
4 8 (6.61%) Linux
5 7 (5.79%) Windows Phone
6 6 (4.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (40.50%) Software Engineering
2 37 (30.58%) Mobile Commerce
3 31 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (19.83%) OO
5 19 (15.70%) Scrum
6 18 (14.88%) Multithreading
7 14 (11.57%) 3D Rendering
7 14 (11.57%) 3D Visualisation
8 13 (10.74%) Web Development
8 13 (10.74%) MVC
9 12 (9.92%) Information Security
10 11 (9.09%) TDD
10 11 (9.09%) Web Application Development
11 10 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (8.26%) Kanban
11 10 (8.26%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (8.26%) MVVM
12 7 (5.79%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (5.79%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.79%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 56 (46.28%) Java
2 53 (43.80%) C++
3 37 (30.58%) C#
4 24 (19.83%) Python
5 19 (15.70%) JavaScript
6 15 (12.40%) HLSL
7 11 (9.09%) C
8 9 (7.44%) PHP
9 5 (4.13%) SQL
9 5 (4.13%) VB
10 4 (3.31%) Perl
11 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 65 (53.72%) Degree
2 15 (12.40%) PhD
3 12 (9.92%) CISSP
3 12 (9.92%) CISM
3 12 (9.92%) CISMP
4 2 (1.65%) MBA
5 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.53%) PCI DSS
2 13 (10.74%) QA
3 10 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (6.61%) ISO 9001
4 8 (6.61%) TickIT
4 8 (6.61%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (4.96%) Oracle
2 5 (4.13%) F5
3 4 (3.31%) Twitter
3 4 (3.31%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.83%) Sony
4 1 (0.83%) VMware
4 1 (0.83%) Blackboard
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