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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 38 24 37
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 32 51 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.39% 7.93% 4.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.71% 22.87% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 32 35 20
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
171 223 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 34.13% 34.68% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 144 136 106
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -14.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,340 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 28 £40,000 +40.35% 4
Sunderland -2 16 £40,000 +77.77%
Gateshead -11 5 £22,500 -40.00%
Computer Science
North East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 69 (95.83%) Degree
2 48 (66.67%) C#
3 40 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 36 (50.00%) C++
5 31 (43.06%) 3D Graphics
6 29 (40.28%) Games
7 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (36.11%) PhD
9 25 (34.72%) Multithreading
10 23 (31.94%) OO
11 21 (29.17%) Visualisation
11 21 (29.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 20 (27.78%) Java
13 18 (25.00%) .NET
13 18 (25.00%) Mathematics
14 17 (23.61%) Physics
15 14 (19.44%) OpenGL
15 14 (19.44%) DirectX
15 14 (19.44%) HLSL
15 14 (19.44%) 3D Programming
16 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
16 13 (18.06%) HTML
16 13 (18.06%) Windows
17 12 (16.67%) Scrum
18 10 (13.89%) CSS
19 9 (12.50%) OOP
19 9 (12.50%) WinForms
19 9 (12.50%) OOD
19 9 (12.50%) Mentoring
19 9 (12.50%) Algorithms

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.17%) Node.js
2 2 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.39%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) DHCP
1 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.17%) DNS
1 3 (4.17%) SAN
1 3 (4.17%) iSCSI
1 3 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) NUnit
2 5 (6.94%) Selenium
3 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.39%) Grunt
4 1 (1.39%) gulp
General
1 29 (40.28%) Games
2 3 (4.17%) French Language
2 3 (4.17%) German Language
2 3 (4.17%) Hebrew Language
2 3 (4.17%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.78%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (48.61%) Developer
2 25 (34.72%) Software Engineer
3 23 (31.94%) Software Developer
4 21 (29.17%) C# Developer
4 21 (29.17%) C++ Software Engineer
5 17 (23.61%) C# Software Developer
6 13 (18.06%) Senior Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Programmer
7 8 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
7 8 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
7 8 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
8 7 (9.72%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (8.33%) C++ Programmer
9 6 (8.33%) Graphics Programmer
9 6 (8.33%) Software Programmer
10 5 (6.94%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Software Tester
10 5 (6.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 18 (25.00%) .NET
3 14 (19.44%) OpenGL
3 14 (19.44%) DirectX
4 13 (18.06%) HTML
5 10 (13.89%) CSS
6 9 (12.50%) WinForms
7 8 (11.11%) jQuery
8 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
8 5 (6.94%) HTML5
9 3 (4.17%) LINQ
9 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.78%) RESTful
10 2 (2.78%) XML
10 2 (2.78%) WPF
10 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.39%) React
11 1 (1.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (43.06%) 3D Graphics
2 21 (29.17%) Visualisation
3 18 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 17 (23.61%) Physics
5 9 (12.50%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.78%) CUDA
6 2 (2.78%) User Experience
7 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Android
3 5 (6.94%) Linux
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (34.72%) Multithreading
4 23 (31.94%) OO
5 14 (19.44%) 3D Programming
6 12 (16.67%) Scrum
7 9 (12.50%) OOP
7 9 (12.50%) OOD
7 9 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 9 (12.50%) API Development
7 9 (12.50%) API Design
8 8 (11.11%) Coaching
8 8 (11.11%) MVC
9 7 (9.72%) Mobile Development
9 7 (9.72%) Android Development
10 6 (8.33%) Web Development
11 5 (6.94%) Web Testing
12 3 (4.17%) Content Management
12 3 (4.17%) SDLC
13 2 (2.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 48 (66.67%) C#
2 36 (50.00%) C++
3 20 (27.78%) Java
4 14 (19.44%) HLSL
5 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.33%) SQL
7 4 (5.56%) PHP
8 3 (4.17%) Python
9 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.78%) VB
9 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.39%) Perl
10 1 (1.39%) Delphi
10 1 (1.39%) Fortran
10 1 (1.39%) Pascal
10 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 69 (95.83%) Degree
2 26 (36.11%) PhD
3 5 (6.94%) ISEB
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) NFS
1 3 (4.17%) VMware ESX
1 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco
3 3 (4.17%) NetApp
3 3 (4.17%) Convergys
3 3 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.39%) Blackboard
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £22,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago