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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 10 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 8 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.56% 12.25% 12.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.00% 19.84% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 14
Average salary £27,500 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.83% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,250 £43,950
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
32 126 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 54.24% 61.76% 54.82%
Number of salaries quoted 26 65 67
Average salary £50,000 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.30% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 +8 8 £27,500 -9.83% 4
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 48 (87.27%) Degree
2 37 (67.27%) Software Engineering
3 24 (43.64%) Python
4 23 (41.82%) C++
4 23 (41.82%) Java
4 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (34.55%) Linux
6 18 (32.73%) UNIX
7 17 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
8 16 (29.09%) HTML
9 15 (27.27%) OO
9 15 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (25.45%) CSS
11 12 (21.82%) Oracle
11 12 (21.82%) Test Automation
11 12 (21.82%) Big Data
11 12 (21.82%) Analytics
12 11 (20.00%) Business Analysis
13 10 (18.18%) C
13 10 (18.18%) System Testing
13 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
13 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
13 10 (18.18%) User Experience
14 9 (16.36%) Rapid7
14 9 (16.36%) Workday HCM
14 9 (16.36%) Computer Security
14 9 (16.36%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (16.36%) QA
14 9 (16.36%) Mac OS X

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 6 (10.91%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (9.09%) Node.js
2 5 (9.09%) SAS
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.82%) Confluence
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) JBoss
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Office
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Workday HCM
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (12.73%) SaaS
3 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (10.91%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (5.45%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (5.45%) Taleo
5 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) FTP
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) SSH
2 1 (1.82%) Network Security
2 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) Big Data
2 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
4 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
5 6 (10.91%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (10.91%) RDBMS
6 5 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (7.27%) MySQL
8 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.82%) SQLite
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.82%) Redis
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Valgrind
1 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (1.82%) JUnit
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.82%) JDeveloper
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Mockito
2 1 (1.82%) Mocha
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.82%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) Software Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Graduate
3 6 (10.91%) Applications Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Lead Software Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.45%) Test Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) DSP Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) DSP Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Test Automation Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Automation Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Workday Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Product Owner
7 2 (3.64%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) HTML
2 14 (25.45%) CSS
3 8 (14.55%) .NET
3 8 (14.55%) Web Services
4 5 (9.09%) HTML5
4 5 (9.09%) CSS3
5 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.64%) REST
5 2 (3.64%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (3.64%) XML
5 2 (3.64%) SOAP
6 1 (1.82%) J2EE
6 1 (1.82%) XSLT
6 1 (1.82%) LAMP
6 1 (1.82%) Ajax
6 1 (1.82%) jQuery
6 1 (1.82%) Express
6 1 (1.82%) WebSockets
6 1 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) User Experience
2 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (9.09%) Economics
3 5 (9.09%) Statistics
3 5 (9.09%) GIS
3 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 5 (9.09%) Physics
3 5 (9.09%) Chemistry
3 5 (9.09%) Psychology
4 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.45%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.82%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.82%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) PACS
6 1 (1.82%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Linux
2 18 (32.73%) UNIX
3 9 (16.36%) Mac OS X
4 5 (9.09%) Windows
5 4 (7.27%) Solaris
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.82%) CentOS
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (67.27%) Software Engineering
2 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (27.27%) OO
5 12 (21.82%) Test Automation
5 12 (21.82%) Analytics
6 11 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 10 (18.18%) System Testing
7 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 9 (16.36%) Computer Security
8 9 (16.36%) CRM
8 9 (16.36%) ERP
9 8 (14.55%) OOP
9 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
10 7 (12.73%) Scrum
11 6 (10.91%) Project Management
11 6 (10.91%) SOA
11 6 (10.91%) MapReduce
11 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) Python
2 23 (41.82%) C++
2 23 (41.82%) Java
3 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.18%) C
5 8 (14.55%) C#
5 8 (14.55%) Ruby
6 6 (10.91%) SQL
7 3 (5.45%) Perl
8 2 (3.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 48 (87.27%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) CCNP
3 1 (1.82%) CCNA
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) Rapid7
3 8 (14.55%) SAP
4 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.45%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (5.45%) Coverity
6 2 (3.64%) VMware
7 1 (1.82%) New Relic
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.82%) Apple
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