The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 22 34 54
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 47 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.26% 4.95% 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.54% 24.27% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 7
Average salary £26,750 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.05% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,920
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £41,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Miscellaneous Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
184 103 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 28.44% 20.40% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 111 77 84
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Tyne and Wear region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Computer Science
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 39 £25,000 -41.17% 13
Sunderland -3 9 £22,500 -47.05%
Gateshead - 8 £37,500 -
North Shields - 2 £37,500 -
South Shields - 2 £37,500 -
Computer Science
North East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 58 (75.32%) Degree
2 51 (66.23%) Mathematics
3 42 (54.55%) Java
4 39 (50.65%) OO
5 38 (49.35%) Software Engineering
6 29 (37.66%) C#
7 26 (33.77%) HTML
7 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
8 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (31.17%) .NET
10 22 (28.57%) Physics
11 21 (27.27%) Scrum
11 21 (27.27%) C++
11 21 (27.27%) Linux
12 19 (24.68%) TDD
12 19 (24.68%) Spring
12 19 (24.68%) Maven
13 16 (20.78%) Java EE
14 15 (19.48%) JSR 170
14 15 (19.48%) jQuery
14 15 (19.48%) MooTools
14 15 (19.48%) Apache Wicket
14 15 (19.48%) JAX-WS
14 15 (19.48%) Subversion
14 15 (19.48%) Finance
14 15 (19.48%) Games
14 15 (19.48%) Tomcat
14 15 (19.48%) UNIX
14 15 (19.48%) Web Services
14 15 (19.48%) C

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 15 (19.48%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.60%) Moodle
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) WordPress
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.30%) FreeHand
2 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) FTP
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Maven
2 15 (19.48%) Subversion
3 10 (12.99%) JUnit
3 10 (12.99%) NUnit
3 10 (12.99%) MSTest
3 10 (12.99%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (12.99%) Moq
4 7 (9.09%) CruiseControl
4 7 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 7 (9.09%) JIRA
5 6 (7.79%) VTune
6 3 (3.90%) Ant
7 1 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
1 15 (19.48%) Games
2 5 (6.49%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Advertising
3 2 (2.60%) Publishing
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (80.52%) Developer
2 31 (40.26%) Java Developer
3 23 (29.87%) .NET Developer
4 19 (24.68%) Graduate
4 19 (24.68%) Software Developer
5 18 (23.38%) Graduate Developer
6 17 (22.08%) Junior Developer
6 17 (22.08%) Junior
7 12 (15.58%) Software Engineer
8 10 (12.99%) Java Software Engineer
8 10 (12.99%) Junior .NET Developer
8 10 (12.99%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 9 (11.69%) C++ Software Developer
9 9 (11.69%) C++ Developer
10 8 (10.39%) Programmer
11 7 (9.09%) Junior Software Developer
11 7 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
11 7 (9.09%) Junior Java Developer
11 7 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
11 7 (9.09%) Junior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.77%) HTML
2 24 (31.17%) .NET
3 19 (24.68%) Spring
4 16 (20.78%) Java EE
5 15 (19.48%) JSR 170
5 15 (19.48%) Web Services
5 15 (19.48%) jQuery
5 15 (19.48%) MooTools
5 15 (19.48%) Apache Wicket
5 15 (19.48%) JAX-WS
6 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 13 (16.88%) WCF
7 13 (16.88%) WPF
8 11 (14.29%) WinForms
9 10 (12.99%) .NET Framework
9 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (12.99%) Spring.NET
9 10 (12.99%) Castle Windsor
9 10 (12.99%) Ninject
9 10 (12.99%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 51 (66.23%) Mathematics
2 22 (28.57%) Physics
3 10 (12.99%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (11.69%) GIS
5 5 (6.49%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (6.49%) Visualisation
5 5 (6.49%) Augmented Reality
5 5 (6.49%) Open Source
6 1 (1.30%) VLE
6 1 (1.30%) Wiki
6 1 (1.30%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.27%) Linux
2 15 (19.48%) UNIX
3 13 (16.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.65%) OO
2 38 (49.35%) Software Engineering
3 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (27.27%) Scrum
5 19 (24.68%) TDD
6 13 (16.88%) MVC
7 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (12.99%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (12.99%) MVVM
7 10 (12.99%) Web Application Development
7 10 (12.99%) Kanban
8 9 (11.69%) Multithreading
9 8 (10.39%) Web Development
10 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.49%) 3D Visualisation
11 5 (6.49%) 3D Rendering
11 5 (6.49%) OOP
12 4 (5.19%) RUP
12 4 (5.19%) DSDM
12 4 (5.19%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (54.55%) Java
2 29 (37.66%) C#
3 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
4 21 (27.27%) C++
5 15 (19.48%) C
6 7 (9.09%) Python
7 6 (7.79%) HLSL
8 5 (6.49%) PHP
9 3 (3.90%) SQL
10 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (75.32%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) PhD
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.60%) Blackboard
2 1 (1.30%) Sony
2 1 (1.30%) VMware
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