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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 5 3 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 24 43 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 21.05% 30.07% 5.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 45.28% 51.81% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 8
Median salary £25,000 £40,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +18.51%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
53 83 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 46.49% 58.04% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 58
Median salary £25,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +13.63%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -1 20 £25,000 -37.50% 3
County Londonderry - 2 - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 34 (75.56%) Degree
2 21 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 20 (44.44%) SQL
3 20 (44.44%) Python
4 17 (37.78%) Linux
5 16 (35.56%) Java
6 15 (33.33%) Business Analysis
7 14 (31.11%) Retail
7 14 (31.11%) Project Management
8 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
8 13 (28.89%) Finance
8 13 (28.89%) Local Government
8 13 (28.89%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (24.44%) CSS
9 11 (24.44%) Perl
9 11 (24.44%) HTML
9 11 (24.44%) QA
9 11 (24.44%) Ruby
10 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
10 10 (22.22%) C++
10 10 (22.22%) OO
10 10 (22.22%) Management Information System
10 10 (22.22%) OOD
10 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
11 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (20.00%) System Testing
11 9 (20.00%) Mathematics
12 8 (17.78%) Physics
12 8 (17.78%) Chemistry

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 2 (4.44%) IIS
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.22%) nginx
2 1 (2.22%) Node.js
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) Sitefinity
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (4.44%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) GIS
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Robot Framework
1 8 (17.78%) Selenium
2 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (31.11%) Retail
2 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 13 (28.89%) Local Government
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Graduate
2 12 (26.67%) Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Java Applications Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Java Web Applications Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Java Web Developer
4 8 (17.78%) QA Automation Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) QA Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) QA Test Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Systems Test Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Test Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Graduate Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Graduate Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) CSS
1 11 (24.44%) HTML
2 7 (15.56%) .NET
3 3 (6.67%) jQuery
3 3 (6.67%) WCF
4 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.44%) J2EE
4 2 (4.44%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) Ajax
5 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.22%) JSF
5 1 (2.22%) JSP
5 1 (2.22%) JSTL
5 1 (2.22%) LAMP
5 1 (2.22%) Servlets
5 1 (2.22%) Spring
5 1 (2.22%) Struts
5 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 9 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 8 (17.78%) Chemistry
4 8 (17.78%) Physics
5 5 (11.11%) Statistics
6 4 (8.89%) Biology
7 2 (4.44%) iPad
7 2 (4.44%) iPhone
7 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (2.22%) Data Extraction
8 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.22%) Smart Energy
8 1 (2.22%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 15 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 14 (31.11%) Project Management
4 10 (22.22%) OO
4 10 (22.22%) OOD
4 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (20.00%) System Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Open Source
8 4 (8.89%) Operations Research
9 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.67%) CRM
9 3 (6.67%) ERP
9 3 (6.67%) Machine Learning
9 3 (6.67%) MVC
10 2 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (4.44%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Python
1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 16 (35.56%) Java
3 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
4 11 (24.44%) Perl
4 11 (24.44%) Ruby
5 10 (22.22%) C++
6 3 (6.67%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (75.56%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) BMC
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.44%) Remedy
2 1 (2.22%) BT
2 1 (2.22%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.22%) ESRI
2 1 (2.22%) IBM
2 1 (2.22%) SAP
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