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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 29 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 39 49 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.68% 7.79% 4.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.79% 24.50% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 19
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
179 200 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.24% 31.80% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 146 136 107
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 July 2015.

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 27 July 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
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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 -1 35 £36,250 +16.00% 5
Sunderland -4 18 £43,750 +34.61%
Gateshead -12 7 £30,000 -
Computer Science
North East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 76 (91.57%) Degree
2 47 (56.63%) Software Engineering
2 47 (56.63%) C#
3 40 (48.19%) C++
4 32 (38.55%) 3D Graphics
5 30 (36.14%) Games
6 29 (34.94%) Mathematics
7 28 (33.73%) PhD
8 27 (32.53%) Java
9 26 (31.33%) Multithreading
10 25 (30.12%) Visualisation
10 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (28.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 23 (27.71%) OO
13 22 (26.51%) Physics
14 18 (21.69%) OpenGL
14 18 (21.69%) DirectX
14 18 (21.69%) JavaScript
14 18 (21.69%) HTML
14 18 (21.69%) HLSL
14 18 (21.69%) 3D Programming
15 16 (19.28%) .NET
16 15 (18.07%) CSS
17 11 (13.25%) jQuery
17 11 (13.25%) Android
17 11 (13.25%) Algorithms
17 11 (13.25%) Scrum
18 10 (12.05%) MVC
19 9 (10.84%) OOP
19 9 (10.84%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 3 (3.61%) Node.js
2 2 (2.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) DHCP
1 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.20%) DNS
1 1 (1.20%) SAN
1 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
1 1 (1.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) NUnit
2 5 (6.02%) Selenium
3 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.41%) Subversion
4 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.20%) Redmine
5 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.20%) FogBugz
5 1 (1.20%) Trac
5 1 (1.20%) Grunt
5 1 (1.20%) gulp
5 1 (1.20%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.20%) JUnit
5 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 30 (36.14%) Games
2 5 (6.02%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) French Language
3 1 (1.20%) German Language
3 1 (1.20%) Hebrew Language
3 1 (1.20%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.20%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (45.78%) Developer
2 33 (39.76%) Software Engineer
3 24 (28.92%) C++ Software Engineer
4 21 (25.30%) Software Developer
5 16 (19.28%) C# Developer
6 14 (16.87%) Senior Developer
7 12 (14.46%) C# Software Developer
8 11 (13.25%) Java Developer
9 10 (12.05%) Programmer
10 8 (9.64%) C++ Programmer
10 8 (9.64%) Software Programmer
10 8 (9.64%) Graphics Programmer
11 7 (8.43%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (7.23%) ScrumMaster
12 6 (7.23%) Agile C# Developer
12 6 (7.23%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (7.23%) Senior Software Developer
12 6 (7.23%) C# Software Engineer
12 6 (7.23%) Software Tester
12 6 (7.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 18 (21.69%) HTML
2 18 (21.69%) OpenGL
2 18 (21.69%) DirectX
3 16 (19.28%) .NET
4 15 (18.07%) CSS
5 11 (13.25%) jQuery
6 7 (8.43%) WinForms
7 5 (6.02%) XML
7 5 (6.02%) HTML5
7 5 (6.02%) iOS SDK
8 4 (4.82%) LINQ
8 4 (4.82%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.41%) XHTML
9 2 (2.41%) RESTful
9 2 (2.41%) WPF
10 1 (1.20%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.20%) XSL
10 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (38.55%) 3D Graphics
2 29 (34.94%) Mathematics
3 25 (30.12%) Visualisation
4 22 (26.51%) Physics
5 11 (13.25%) Algorithms
6 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
6 5 (6.02%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (6.02%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.41%) User Experience
7 2 (2.41%) CUDA
8 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) Android
2 9 (10.84%) Windows
3 5 (6.02%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.82%) Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (56.63%) Software Engineering
2 26 (31.33%) Multithreading
3 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (27.71%) OO
5 18 (21.69%) 3D Programming
6 11 (13.25%) Scrum
7 10 (12.05%) MVC
8 9 (10.84%) OOP
9 8 (9.64%) Web Development
10 7 (8.43%) OOD
11 6 (7.23%) Android Development
11 6 (7.23%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.23%) Coaching
11 6 (7.23%) Mobile Development
11 6 (7.23%) API Development
11 6 (7.23%) API Design
12 5 (6.02%) Web Testing
12 5 (6.02%) Mobile Commerce
13 4 (4.82%) SDLC
14 3 (3.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (56.63%) C#
2 40 (48.19%) C++
3 27 (32.53%) Java
4 18 (21.69%) JavaScript
4 18 (21.69%) HLSL
5 8 (9.64%) SQL
6 5 (6.02%) PHP
7 3 (3.61%) Python
8 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.41%) VB
8 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.20%) Perl
9 1 (1.20%) Delphi
9 1 (1.20%) Fortran
9 1 (1.20%) Pascal
9 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.20%) PHP5
9 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (91.57%) Degree
2 28 (33.73%) PhD
3 5 (6.02%) ISEB
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) NFS
1 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) Oracle
2 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.20%) NetApp
3 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.20%) Convergys
3 1 (1.20%) VMware
3 1 (1.20%) Zend
3 1 (1.20%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco
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