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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 48 52 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 12 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.78% 2.78% 5.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.74% 8.05% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 18
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
155 174 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.96% 34.52% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 134 131 67
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -21.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,307 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 0 12 £40,000 +33.33% 10
Computer Science
North East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (84.21%) Degree
2 24 (63.16%) Java
3 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (55.26%) C#
5 17 (44.74%) Software Engineering
6 13 (34.21%) C++
6 13 (34.21%) OO
7 12 (31.58%) HTML
8 11 (28.95%) Scrum
8 11 (28.95%) HTML5
9 10 (26.32%) OOD
9 10 (26.32%) PhD
10 9 (23.68%) Multithreading
10 9 (23.68%) API Development
10 9 (23.68%) API Design
11 8 (21.05%) Web Development
11 8 (21.05%) .NET
11 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
12 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
13 6 (15.79%) Physics
13 6 (15.79%) CSS
13 6 (15.79%) Finance
13 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
14 5 (13.16%) Scala
15 4 (10.53%) Open Source
15 4 (10.53%) Node.js
15 4 (10.53%) Wireless
15 4 (10.53%) Internet
15 4 (10.53%) Electronics
15 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (10.53%) Node.js
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Bluemix
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
1 4 (10.53%) Wireless
2 3 (7.89%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.63%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Big Data
2 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JUnit
1 1 (2.63%) NUnit
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) C# Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Software Developer
4 10 (26.32%) C# Software Developer
4 10 (26.32%) Java Developer
5 9 (23.68%) C# GUI Developer
5 9 (23.68%) GUI Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Agile Developer
7 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Agile C# Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Lead Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Embedded Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Lead C# Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Embedded C Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) HTML
2 11 (28.95%) HTML5
3 8 (21.05%) .NET
4 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
4 6 (15.79%) CSS
5 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.53%) CSS3
5 4 (10.53%) React
6 3 (7.89%) jQuery
6 3 (7.89%) WCF
6 3 (7.89%) WPF
7 1 (2.63%) Django
7 1 (2.63%) Ember.js
7 1 (2.63%) Laravel
7 1 (2.63%) REST
7 1 (2.63%) Spring
7 1 (2.63%) WinForms
7 1 (2.63%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
2 6 (15.79%) Physics
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.53%) Internet of Things
4 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.63%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) Software Engineering
3 13 (34.21%) OO
4 11 (28.95%) Scrum
5 10 (26.32%) OOD
6 9 (23.68%) API Design
6 9 (23.68%) API Development
6 9 (23.68%) Multithreading
7 8 (21.05%) Web Development
8 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.53%) Open Source
8 4 (10.53%) SDLC
9 3 (7.89%) MVC
10 2 (5.26%) Analytics
10 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
10 2 (5.26%) Data Governance
10 2 (5.26%) Information Management
10 2 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (5.26%) Time Management
10 2 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) Java
2 21 (55.26%) C#
3 13 (34.21%) C++
4 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) Scala
6 3 (7.89%) C
6 3 (7.89%) Python
7 2 (5.26%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) R
8 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (84.21%) Degree
2 10 (26.32%) PhD
3 2 (5.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) FINREP
2 1 (2.63%) COREP
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Cognizant
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Freescale
3 1 (2.63%) Intel
3 1 (2.63%) Xamarin
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