Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North East > Durham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 32 57
Rank change year-on-year +9 +25 -28
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 42 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 12.35% 4.53% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 38.89% 10.17% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 37 12 9
Durham median annual salary £27,500 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.29% +41.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £48,375 £36,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +16.67%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Durham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 108 118 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 31.76% 44.53% 34.93%
Number of salaries quoted 89 107 124
Durham median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,018
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.83% +30.97%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,550 £27,575
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £60,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Durham.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Durham

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in Durham.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Durham

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Durham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Durham over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Durham

Computer Science
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Durham region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockton-on-Tees -9 2 £27,000 -30.32%
Darlington - 2 £22,500 -
Seaham - 1 £30,000 -
Computer Science
North East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Durham region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 36 (85.71%) Degree
2 30 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (71.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (69.05%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (69.05%) Marketing
4 28 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
4 28 (66.67%) SQL
4 28 (66.67%) SAP
4 28 (66.67%) Electronics
4 28 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 28 (66.67%) Finance
4 28 (66.67%) Manufacturing
4 28 (66.67%) Programme Management
5 26 (61.90%) HTML
6 25 (59.52%) .NET
6 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
6 25 (59.52%) Oracle
6 25 (59.52%) Data Management
6 25 (59.52%) .NET Framework
6 25 (59.52%) Oracle Database
6 25 (59.52%) DataStax
7 8 (19.05%) Java
8 6 (14.29%) C++
8 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (11.90%) Performance Management
10 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
10 4 (9.52%) Physics
10 4 (9.52%) Software Testing

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (59.52%) DataStax
1 25 (59.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.76%) Big Data
2 2 (4.76%) Power BI
2 2 (4.76%) Spotfire
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Appium
1 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
1 2 (4.76%) Bitbucket
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
1 2 (4.76%) JMeter
1 2 (4.76%) JUnit
1 2 (4.76%) Maven
1 2 (4.76%) Selenium
1 2 (4.76%) TestNG
General
1 29 (69.05%) Marketing
2 28 (66.67%) Electronics
2 28 (66.67%) Finance
2 28 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 28 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Law
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (73.81%) Analyst
2 27 (64.29%) Developer
3 25 (59.52%) .NET Developer
3 25 (59.52%) Analyst Developer
3 25 (59.52%) Database Analyst
3 25 (59.52%) Database Developer
3 25 (59.52%) JavaScript Developer
3 25 (59.52%) Oracle Analyst
3 25 (59.52%) Oracle Database Developer
3 25 (59.52%) Oracle Developer
3 25 (59.52%) SQL Analyst
3 25 (59.52%) SQL Database Developer
3 25 (59.52%) SQL Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Graduate
5 4 (9.52%) Graduate Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Graduate Software Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Software Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Head of Operations
6 3 (7.14%) Java Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Operations Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (61.90%) HTML
2 25 (59.52%) .NET
2 25 (59.52%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.76%) RESTful
3 2 (4.76%) SOAP
3 2 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) CSS
4 1 (2.38%) MFC
4 1 (2.38%) OpenCV
4 1 (2.38%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.38%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 29 (69.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 28 (66.67%) Programme Management
3 25 (59.52%) Data Management
4 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.90%) Performance Management
6 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
6 4 (9.52%) Physics
6 4 (9.52%) SDLC
6 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Change Control
7 3 (7.14%) IT Governance
7 3 (7.14%) Organisational Learning
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 3 (7.14%) Statistics
7 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) SQL
2 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.05%) Java
4 6 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
5 2 (4.76%) PHP
5 2 (4.76%) Python
5 2 (4.76%) R
5 2 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (85.71%) Degree
2 30 (71.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) SAP
2 25 (59.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Tableau