Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North East > Durham
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 23 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 +13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 18 38 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 6.92% 11.28% 2.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.43% 29.92% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 7
Durham median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +47.32% -10.40%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £23,350
90th Percentile £63,250 £51,250 £46,500
North East median annual salary £35,000 £39,756 £33,750
% change year-on-year -11.96% +17.80% -3.57%

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 134 127 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 51.54% 37.69% 45.26%
Number of salaries quoted 98 108 114
Durham median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,775 £27,000
90th Percentile £58,000 £53,750 £77,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,563
% change year-on-year +6.67% -0.17% +0.17%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018. 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
Newton Aycliffe - 3 £40,000 -
Stockton-on-Tees -2 1 - - 3
Computer Science
North East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Durham region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) C++
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) OO
3 10 (55.56%) Degree
3 10 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (44.44%) TypeScript
4 8 (44.44%) Web Development
4 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 8 (44.44%) WCF
4 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 8 (44.44%) HTML5
4 8 (44.44%) REST
4 8 (44.44%) .NET
4 8 (44.44%) OOA/OOD
4 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (44.44%) Web Services
5 7 (38.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
8 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
8 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing

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 1 (5.56%) Confluence
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.56%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.56%) AutoCAD
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) NuGet
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) Power BI
2 2 (11.11%) QlikView
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Appium
2 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) JMeter
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) TestNG
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Advertising
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Software Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior .NET Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Graduate
4 2 (11.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Head of IT
4 2 (11.11%) Head of IT Operations
4 2 (11.11%) Head of Operations
4 2 (11.11%) IT Director
4 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Operations Director
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Java Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
1 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
1 8 (44.44%) HTML5
1 8 (44.44%) REST
1 8 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 8 (44.44%) WCF
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Angular 2
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) OO
2 10 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (44.44%) OOA/OOD
3 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Web Development
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (11.11%) IT Governance
6 2 (11.11%) OOD
6 2 (11.11%) Organisational Learning
6 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) C++
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) TypeScript
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Lotus