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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 14 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 17 42 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.97% 28.38% 11.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 27.42% 44.68% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 19
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £35,500
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
62 94 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 40.00% 63.51% 46.52%
Number of salaries quoted 58 45 61
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -8 14 £25,000 -33.33% 4
County Londonderry - 1 - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 32 (84.21%) Degree
2 18 (47.37%) Software Engineering
3 15 (39.47%) Business Analysis
3 15 (39.47%) Project Management
4 14 (36.84%) Retail
5 13 (34.21%) Local Government
5 13 (34.21%) Finance
6 11 (28.95%) QA
7 10 (26.32%) Python
7 10 (26.32%) Java
7 10 (26.32%) .NET
7 10 (26.32%) Management Information System
8 9 (23.68%) SQL
8 9 (23.68%) Mathematics
8 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (21.05%) Physics
9 8 (21.05%) Chemistry
9 8 (21.05%) Integration Testing
9 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
10 7 (18.42%) Linux
11 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.79%) Perl
11 6 (15.79%) C#
11 6 (15.79%) HTML
11 6 (15.79%) Ruby
11 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
11 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (15.79%) Open Source
12 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure

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 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) nginx
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) Sitefinity
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (5.26%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.53%) SaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.53%) GIS
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) Robot Framework
2 3 (7.89%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (36.84%) Retail
2 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Local Government
3 1 (2.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Graduate
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Applications Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Graduate Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Graduate Business Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Web Applications Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.89%) GIS Graduate
4 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Java Web Applications Developer
4 3 (7.89%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) QA Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) QA Test Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Test Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) HTML
3 5 (13.16%) CSS
4 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (2.63%) Ajax
5 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.63%) HTML5
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
5 1 (2.63%) jQuery
5 1 (2.63%) JSF
5 1 (2.63%) JSP
5 1 (2.63%) JSTL
5 1 (2.63%) LAMP
5 1 (2.63%) Servlets
5 1 (2.63%) Spring
5 1 (2.63%) Struts
5 1 (2.63%) WCF
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.68%) Mathematics
3 8 (21.05%) Chemistry
3 8 (21.05%) Physics
4 5 (13.16%) Statistics
5 4 (10.53%) Biology
6 2 (5.26%) iPad
6 2 (5.26%) iPhone
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.63%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
7 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 15 (39.47%) Business Analysis
2 15 (39.47%) Project Management
3 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Integration Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Open Source
5 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
5 5 (13.16%) OO
5 5 (13.16%) OOD
5 5 (13.16%) Refactoring
5 5 (13.16%) Software Architecture
5 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.53%) CRM
6 4 (10.53%) ERP
6 4 (10.53%) Operations Research
6 4 (10.53%) System Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Java
1 10 (26.32%) Python
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.79%) C#
4 6 (15.79%) Perl
4 6 (15.79%) Ruby
5 5 (13.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (84.21%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) BMC
2 2 (5.26%) Remedy
3 1 (2.63%) BT
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.63%) ESRI
3 1 (2.63%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
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