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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 11 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 19 4 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.10% 6.15% 16.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.36% 12.90% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 8
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
78 31 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 49.68% 47.69% 61.27%
Number of salaries quoted 62 29 41
Median salary £38,750 £47,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% +82.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £17,249
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £44,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,674 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +4.18%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +4 19 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 29 (87.88%) Degree
2 17 (51.52%) Software Engineering
3 14 (42.42%) SQL
4 12 (36.36%) .NET
5 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 10 (30.30%) C#
6 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (24.24%) Refactoring
7 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
7 8 (24.24%) QA
7 8 (24.24%) Integration Testing
7 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
7 8 (24.24%) Project Management
7 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (24.24%) Software Architecture
8 7 (21.21%) HTML
9 6 (18.18%) Java
9 6 (18.18%) Windows
9 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
10 5 (15.15%) Finance
10 5 (15.15%) Cisco
10 5 (15.15%) XML
10 5 (15.15%) Oracle
10 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
11 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.12%) Translating Business Requirements
11 4 (12.12%) Case Management
11 4 (12.12%) SaaS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.09%) NetWeaver
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.12%) SaaS
3 2 (6.06%) Office 365
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
1 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.03%) NAS
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) GIS
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.09%) PVCS
3 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Billing
2 4 (12.12%) Local Government
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Administrator
1 6 (18.18%) Architect
2 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Graduate
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Principal Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Security Researcher
6 1 (3.03%) GIS Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) HTML
3 5 (15.15%) XML
4 4 (12.12%) J2EE
4 4 (12.12%) JMS
5 3 (9.09%) Ajax
5 3 (9.09%) EJB
5 3 (9.09%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (9.09%) Java EE 5
5 3 (9.09%) JAX-WS
5 3 (9.09%) JDBC
5 3 (9.09%) JSF
5 3 (9.09%) JSP
5 3 (9.09%) Silverlight
5 3 (9.09%) Web Services
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.06%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (6.06%) HTML5
6 2 (6.06%) jQuery
6 2 (6.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.06%) Chemistry
3 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.06%) Physics
4 1 (3.03%) Biology
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Derivative
4 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Debian
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Software Engineering
2 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Integration Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Project Management
4 8 (24.24%) Refactoring
4 8 (24.24%) Software Architecture
5 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Case Management
5 4 (12.12%) CRM
5 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) ERP
5 4 (12.12%) Time Management
5 4 (12.12%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (12.12%) WFM
5 4 (12.12%) Workflow
6 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 3 (9.09%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) C#
3 6 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) Perl
4 4 (12.12%) Python
5 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.06%) C++
6 2 (6.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (87.88%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) CISM
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
3 1 (3.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 3 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (3.03%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) NDS
1 1 (3.03%) NetIQ eDirectory
1 1 (3.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) IBM
3 4 (12.12%) NetSuite
3 4 (12.12%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Aveksa
5 1 (3.03%) Brocade
5 1 (3.03%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (3.03%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) NetIQ
5 1 (3.03%) Sun
5 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
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