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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 5 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 49 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 41.53% 16.34% 5.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 85.96% 32.05% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 15
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
57 78 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 48.31% 50.98% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 57 57
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £62,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +17 48 £45,000 +8.43% 3
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 74 (98.67%) Degree
2 63 (84.00%) Software Engineering
3 55 (73.33%) Java
4 54 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (62.67%) TDD
6 46 (61.33%) UNIX
7 45 (60.00%) Linux
7 45 (60.00%) Multithreading
7 45 (60.00%) OO
7 45 (60.00%) Java EE
7 45 (60.00%) Subversion
7 45 (60.00%) Git (software)
8 19 (25.33%) SQL
9 15 (20.00%) Oracle
10 14 (18.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (18.67%) JSF
10 14 (18.67%) PrimeFaces
11 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
12 11 (14.67%) HTML
12 11 (14.67%) CSS
12 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
13 9 (12.00%) Internet
13 9 (12.00%) C++
13 9 (12.00%) XML
13 9 (12.00%) XSLT
13 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
14 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
14 8 (10.67%) C
15 7 (9.33%) C#

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (6.67%) JBoss
1 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) Internet
2 4 (5.33%) Network Security
3 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 45 (60.00%) Subversion
1 45 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (4.00%) JDeveloper
General
1 6 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.33%) Advertising
2 1 (1.33%) Banking
2 1 (1.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (60.00%) Java Engineer
2 14 (18.67%) Senior Java Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Developer
3 9 (12.00%) Consultant
3 9 (12.00%) Implementation Consultant
4 7 (9.33%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Real Time Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Integration Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL Developer
8 3 (4.00%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.67%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.33%) Architect
10 1 (1.33%) Graduate
10 1 (1.33%) Software Architect
10 1 (1.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (60.00%) Java EE
2 14 (18.67%) JSF
2 14 (18.67%) PrimeFaces
3 11 (14.67%) HTML
3 11 (14.67%) CSS
4 9 (12.00%) XML
4 9 (12.00%) XSLT
5 7 (9.33%) .NET
5 7 (9.33%) jQuery
6 6 (8.00%) Web Services
7 5 (6.67%) YUI
7 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.67%) SOAP
8 4 (5.33%) DOM
8 4 (5.33%) XSL
8 4 (5.33%) DHTML
8 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.33%) WCF
9 3 (4.00%) WPF
9 3 (4.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) User Experience
3 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.33%) Statistics
4 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.33%) Physics
4 1 (1.33%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.33%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 46 (61.33%) UNIX
2 45 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (84.00%) Software Engineering
2 54 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (62.67%) TDD
4 45 (60.00%) Multithreading
4 45 (60.00%) OO
5 14 (18.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.00%) Network Management
7 3 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.00%) MVC
8 1 (1.33%) Migration
8 1 (1.33%) Scrum
8 1 (1.33%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (1.33%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.33%) ETL
8 1 (1.33%) Project Management
8 1 (1.33%) Product Management
8 1 (1.33%) BDD
8 1 (1.33%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.33%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (1.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (73.33%) Java
2 19 (25.33%) SQL
3 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.00%) C++
5 8 (10.67%) C
6 7 (9.33%) C#
6 7 (9.33%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.33%) Python
8 1 (1.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 74 (98.67%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) HNC
2 3 (4.00%) HND
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Oracle
2 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.33%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.33%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.33%) KANA
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