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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 30 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 44 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.17% 4.20% 4.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.88% 11.92% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 42 22 26
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
233 193 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 37.95% 35.22% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 182 167 176
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £46,983
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 27 April 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 April 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 +9 38 £34,500 -13.75% 9
Gateshead - 16 £26,500 - 1
Sunderland +2 14 £50,000 +11.11%
Computer Science
North East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 49 (84.48%) Degree
2 31 (53.45%) Software Engineering
3 30 (51.72%) Mathematics
4 28 (48.28%) C++
5 21 (36.21%) C#
6 20 (34.48%) Java
7 19 (32.76%) Visualisation
8 18 (31.03%) 3D Graphics
8 18 (31.03%) OO
8 18 (31.03%) PhD
9 16 (27.59%) Games
9 16 (27.59%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 16 (27.59%) Physics
10 14 (24.14%) Multithreading
11 13 (22.41%) Android
12 12 (20.69%) 3D Programming
12 12 (20.69%) HLSL
12 12 (20.69%) OpenGL
12 12 (20.69%) DirectX
12 12 (20.69%) HTML
13 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
13 11 (18.97%) CSS
13 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (15.52%) Mobile Commerce
14 9 (15.52%) Banking
14 9 (15.52%) Apple iOS
14 9 (15.52%) iOS SDK
14 9 (15.52%) Mobile App
14 9 (15.52%) Mobile Banking
14 9 (15.52%) Mobile Payment

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (5.17%) Node.js
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Selenium
1 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.90%) JUnit
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
3 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.72%) Redmine
3 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.72%) FogBugz
3 1 (1.72%) Trac
3 1 (1.72%) Grunt
General
1 16 (27.59%) Games
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Software Engineer
2 20 (34.48%) Developer
3 17 (29.31%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Software Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Java Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Programmer
6 7 (12.07%) Graduate
7 6 (10.34%) Software Tester
7 6 (10.34%) Tester
7 6 (10.34%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Graphics Programmer
8 5 (8.62%) C++ Programmer
8 5 (8.62%) Software Programmer
9 4 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) C++ Software Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
10 3 (5.17%) C++ Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.59%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 12 (20.69%) HTML
2 12 (20.69%) OpenGL
2 12 (20.69%) DirectX
3 11 (18.97%) CSS
4 9 (15.52%) iOS SDK
5 7 (12.07%) jQuery
6 4 (6.90%) HTML5
6 4 (6.90%) .NET
7 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.17%) LINQ
7 3 (5.17%) XML
8 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.45%) XHTML
9 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.72%) React
9 1 (1.72%) Web Services
9 1 (1.72%) XSL
9 1 (1.72%) Ember.js
9 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (51.72%) Mathematics
2 19 (32.76%) Visualisation
3 18 (31.03%) 3D Graphics
4 16 (27.59%) Physics
5 9 (15.52%) Mobile App
5 9 (15.52%) Mobile Banking
5 9 (15.52%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (12.07%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.45%) User Experience
7 2 (3.45%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Android
2 9 (15.52%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.17%) Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Software Engineering
2 18 (31.03%) OO
3 14 (24.14%) Multithreading
4 12 (20.69%) 3D Programming
5 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (15.52%) Mobile Commerce
7 7 (12.07%) OOP
7 7 (12.07%) Scrum
8 6 (10.34%) Web Development
8 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Web Testing
10 4 (6.90%) OOD
10 4 (6.90%) MVC
10 4 (6.90%) Mobile Development
10 4 (6.90%) Android Development
11 3 (5.17%) System Testing
11 3 (5.17%) Project Management
11 3 (5.17%) Test Scripting
11 3 (5.17%) Software Testing
12 2 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) C++
2 21 (36.21%) C#
3 20 (34.48%) Java
4 12 (20.69%) HLSL
5 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.90%) PHP
7 3 (5.17%) SQL
7 3 (5.17%) Python
8 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.72%) PHP5
8 1 (1.72%) Perl
8 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (84.48%) Degree
2 18 (31.03%) PhD
3 5 (8.62%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.72%) Zend
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Microsoft Certs and Amazing Package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18k -£22k dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + 22 Days Holiday, Home Working, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Omlis
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Omlis
Salary: From £22,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: 6 days ago