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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 31 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 40 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.60% 5.31% 2.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.80% 14.61% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 13
Average salary £30,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.58% +4.70%
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
202 219 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 38.40% 36.32% 28.16%
Number of salaries quoted 162 195 126
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £23,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £46,983
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +6 37 £30,000 -17.24% 14
Gateshead - 17 £26,500 -
Sunderland 0 15 £50,000 +11.11%
Computer Science
North East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 63 (91.30%) Degree
2 37 (53.62%) Software Engineering
3 34 (49.28%) C++
4 33 (47.83%) Mathematics
5 31 (44.93%) C#
6 26 (37.68%) PhD
7 25 (36.23%) 3D Graphics
8 24 (34.78%) Visualisation
9 23 (33.33%) Games
10 22 (31.88%) Physics
10 22 (31.88%) Java
11 21 (30.43%) Multithreading
11 21 (30.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 20 (28.99%) OO
13 17 (24.64%) OpenGL
13 17 (24.64%) DirectX
13 17 (24.64%) 3D Programming
13 17 (24.64%) HLSL
14 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
15 13 (18.84%) HTML
16 12 (17.39%) CSS
17 10 (14.49%) Algorithms
18 9 (13.04%) Android
18 9 (13.04%) Scrum
19 8 (11.59%) jQuery
20 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
20 7 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
20 7 (10.14%) .NET
21 6 (8.70%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
1 1 (1.45%) SAN
1 1 (1.45%) DHCP
1 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.45%) DNS
1 1 (1.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Selenium
1 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.80%) JUnit
3 2 (2.90%) NUnit
4 1 (1.45%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.45%) Grunt
4 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.45%) FogBugz
4 1 (1.45%) Trac
4 1 (1.45%) Redmine
4 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (33.33%) Games
2 5 (7.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) French Language
3 1 (1.45%) German Language
3 1 (1.45%) Hebrew Language
3 1 (1.45%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Software Engineer
2 27 (39.13%) Developer
3 22 (31.88%) C++ Software Engineer
4 15 (21.74%) Software Developer
5 11 (15.94%) Java Developer
6 10 (14.49%) Programmer
7 8 (11.59%) C++ Programmer
7 8 (11.59%) Software Programmer
7 8 (11.59%) Graphics Programmer
8 7 (10.14%) Senior Developer
9 6 (8.70%) Tester
9 6 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (8.70%) Software Tester
10 5 (7.25%) C# Developer
11 4 (5.80%) Graduate
11 4 (5.80%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (5.80%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (5.80%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (5.80%) C# Software Engineer
12 3 (4.35%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 17 (24.64%) OpenGL
2 17 (24.64%) DirectX
3 13 (18.84%) HTML
4 12 (17.39%) CSS
5 8 (11.59%) jQuery
6 7 (10.14%) .NET
7 5 (7.25%) iOS SDK
8 4 (5.80%) HTML5
9 3 (4.35%) WinForms
9 3 (4.35%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.35%) LINQ
9 3 (4.35%) XML
10 2 (2.90%) XHTML
11 1 (1.45%) WPF
11 1 (1.45%) XSL
11 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.45%) Web Services
11 1 (1.45%) React
11 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 33 (47.83%) Mathematics
2 25 (36.23%) 3D Graphics
3 24 (34.78%) Visualisation
4 22 (31.88%) Physics
5 10 (14.49%) Algorithms
6 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
6 5 (7.25%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (7.25%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.90%) CUDA
7 2 (2.90%) User Experience
8 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Android
2 5 (7.25%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.80%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) UNIX
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (53.62%) Software Engineering
2 21 (30.43%) Multithreading
3 20 (28.99%) OO
4 17 (24.64%) 3D Programming
5 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.04%) Scrum
7 6 (8.70%) OOP
7 6 (8.70%) OOD
7 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.70%) Web Development
7 6 (8.70%) MVC
8 5 (7.25%) Web Testing
8 5 (7.25%) Mobile Commerce
8 5 (7.25%) SDLC
9 4 (5.80%) Android Development
9 4 (5.80%) Mobile Development
9 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.80%) Software Testing
10 3 (4.35%) System Testing
10 3 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (49.28%) C++
2 31 (44.93%) C#
3 22 (31.88%) Java
4 17 (24.64%) HLSL
5 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.80%) PHP
7 3 (4.35%) Python
8 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.90%) SQL
9 1 (1.45%) PHP5
9 1 (1.45%) VB
9 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.45%) Perl
9 1 (1.45%) C
9 1 (1.45%) Delphi
9 1 (1.45%) Pascal
9 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.45%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 63 (91.30%) Degree
2 26 (37.68%) PhD
3 5 (7.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.45%) NFS
1 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle
2 1 (1.45%) VMware
2 1 (1.45%) Zend
2 1 (1.45%) Convergys
2 1 (1.45%) NetApp
2 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
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TEKsystems
Salary: £18 - £22 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £33000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + 22 Days Holiday, Home Working, Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £22,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Microsoft Certs and Amazing Package
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Salary: From £22,000 to £39,000 per annum
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