The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 7 14 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 35 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.14% 14.53% 6.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 42.17% 26.04% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 9
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £22,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £53,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
83 96 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 57.24% 55.81% 31.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 76 42
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,400 £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 Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Northern Ireland region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Computer Science
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
County Antrim +12 35 £37,500 -9.63% 7
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 58 (96.67%) Degree
2 40 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 36 (60.00%) Java
4 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (46.67%) TDD
5 28 (46.67%) SQL
6 26 (43.33%) UNIX
6 26 (43.33%) OO
7 25 (41.67%) Linux
7 25 (41.67%) Subversion
7 25 (41.67%) Java EE
7 25 (41.67%) Multithreading
7 25 (41.67%) Git (software)
8 22 (36.67%) Oracle
9 16 (26.67%) PL/SQL
10 13 (21.67%) Oracle EBS
10 13 (21.67%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (18.33%) CSS
11 11 (18.33%) HTML
12 10 (16.67%) C#
12 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 9 (15.00%) .NET
13 9 (15.00%) XML
13 9 (15.00%) XSLT
13 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
13 9 (15.00%) Internet
13 9 (15.00%) JSF
13 9 (15.00%) PrimeFaces
13 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 5 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 5 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) Internet
2 8 (13.33%) Network Security
3 1 (1.67%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 25 (41.67%) Subversion
1 25 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.67%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (13.33%) JDeveloper
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Banking
2 1 (1.67%) Advertising
2 1 (1.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Java Engineer
2 19 (31.67%) Developer
3 13 (21.67%) Oracle Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Consultant
4 9 (15.00%) Implementation Consultant
4 9 (15.00%) Senior Java Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 8 (13.33%) PL/SQL Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Integration Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Graduate
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications Developer
9 1 (1.67%) SQL DBA
9 1 (1.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (41.67%) Java EE
2 11 (18.33%) CSS
2 11 (18.33%) HTML
3 9 (15.00%) .NET
3 9 (15.00%) XML
3 9 (15.00%) XSLT
3 9 (15.00%) JSF
3 9 (15.00%) PrimeFaces
4 8 (13.33%) Oracle ADF
5 7 (11.67%) Web Services
6 6 (10.00%) jQuery
6 6 (10.00%) WCF
7 5 (8.33%) YUI
7 5 (8.33%) SOAP
7 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (6.67%) DHTML
8 4 (6.67%) DOM
8 4 (6.67%) XSL
8 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.33%) Physics
4 1 (1.67%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.67%) Biology
4 1 (1.67%) Derivative
4 1 (1.67%) Statistics
4 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 26 (43.33%) UNIX
2 25 (41.67%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (46.67%) TDD
4 26 (43.33%) OO
5 25 (41.67%) Multithreading
6 9 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.00%) MVC
8 2 (3.33%) Scrum
8 2 (3.33%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (3.33%) Migration
8 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.67%) Refactoring
9 1 (1.67%) Business Analysis
9 1 (1.67%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (1.67%) BDD
9 1 (1.67%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.67%) Product Management
9 1 (1.67%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (60.00%) Java
2 28 (46.67%) SQL
3 16 (26.67%) PL/SQL
4 10 (16.67%) C#
4 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 5 (8.33%) C++
6 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.67%) C
7 1 (1.67%) VBA
7 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (96.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) HNC
2 3 (5.00%) HND
3 1 (1.67%) MCITP
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) KANA
3 1 (1.67%) Sybase
3 1 (1.67%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.67%) Ab Initio
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