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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 11 1 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 23 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 15.75% 26.36% 8.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 45.10% 69.05% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 15
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £28,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
51 42 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 34.93% 38.18% 38.35%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 52
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £50,000 £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 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 10 February 2016.

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 10 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
(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 -22 6 £34,000 -24.44% 4
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 23 (82.14%) SQL
2 19 (67.86%) Degree
3 18 (64.29%) Python
4 17 (60.71%) Linux
5 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
6 12 (42.86%) Java
6 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 11 (39.29%) QA
8 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
8 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (35.71%) HTML
8 10 (35.71%) CSS
9 9 (32.14%) OO
9 9 (32.14%) OOD
9 9 (32.14%) Perl
9 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
9 9 (32.14%) System Testing
9 9 (32.14%) Unit Testing
9 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (32.14%) Ruby
10 8 (28.57%) Integration Testing
10 8 (28.57%) Selenium
10 8 (28.57%) Robot Framework
10 8 (28.57%) C++
11 4 (14.29%) J2EE
11 4 (14.29%) ERP
12 3 (10.71%) Smart Energy
12 3 (10.71%) SaaS
12 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
12 3 (10.71%) jQuery

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (10.71%) NetWeaver
1 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
1 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.57%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) SAS
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) GIS
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Robot Framework
1 8 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.57%) Advertising
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Java Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Java Applications Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Java Web Applications Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Java Web Developer
3 8 (28.57%) QA Automation Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) QA Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) QA Test Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Systems Test Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Web Applications Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) CSS
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) J2EE
3 3 (10.71%) .NET
3 3 (10.71%) jQuery
4 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.14%) WCF
5 1 (3.57%) CSS3
5 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.57%) HTML5
5 1 (3.57%) JSP
5 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.57%) LAMP
5 1 (3.57%) LINQ
5 1 (3.57%) Servlets
5 1 (3.57%) Struts
5 1 (3.57%) Struts2
5 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Smart Energy
3 1 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Social Network
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
2 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (32.14%) OO
3 9 (32.14%) OOD
3 9 (32.14%) System Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Unit Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 4 (14.29%) ERP
6 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.71%) CRM
6 3 (10.71%) EAM
7 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) MVC
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.57%) Content Management
8 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Data Management
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) SQL
2 18 (64.29%) Python
3 12 (42.86%) Java
3 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (32.14%) Perl
4 9 (32.14%) Ruby
5 8 (28.57%) C++
6 3 (10.71%) C#
6 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) IBM
1 3 (10.71%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) ESRI
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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