Period
to 5 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > North East
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 89 34
Rank change year-on-year +42 -55 +25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 46 27 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.90% 1.89% 7.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 2.03% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 92
North East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,756
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +0.61% +6.02%
10th Percentile £31,400 £32,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £51,754
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,079 1,333 1,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 91.60% 93.28% 90.81%
Number of salaries quoted 832 1,068 1,125
North East median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,500 £23,850
90th Percentile £61,225 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in the North East

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in the North East

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in the North East over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in the North East

Computer Science
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the North East region over the 6 months to 5 December 2019. 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
Tyne and Wear +26 31 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Durham +12 14 £37,500 -16.67% 7
Northumberland - 2 £45,000 - 1
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, 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 North East region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 45 (97.83%) Degree
2 29 (63.04%) C#
2 29 (63.04%) Sage
2 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (58.70%) .NET
3 27 (58.70%) Scrum
4 22 (47.83%) Software Engineering
4 22 (47.83%) Java
5 21 (45.65%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (45.65%) jQuery
5 21 (45.65%) Visualforce
5 21 (45.65%) Apex Code
5 21 (45.65%) SaaS
5 21 (45.65%) Backbone.js
5 21 (45.65%) Web Application Development
5 21 (45.65%) AngularJS
5 21 (45.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 21 (45.65%) Architectural Design
6 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
7 15 (32.61%) Azure
8 14 (30.43%) Windows
8 14 (30.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (17.39%) Linux
11 7 (15.22%) Perl
11 7 (15.22%) SQL
11 7 (15.22%) Oracle
11 7 (15.22%) Unix
11 7 (15.22%) Firewall
11 7 (15.22%) Test Automation

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 6 (13.04%) NServiceBus
2 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (45.65%) SaaS
2 15 (32.61%) Azure
3 3 (6.52%) AWS
4 2 (4.35%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Firewall
2 5 (10.87%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) Artifactory
2 3 (6.52%) Bitbucket
2 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.52%) Maven
3 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.17%) Appium
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) JMeter
4 1 (2.17%) JUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Selenium
4 1 (2.17%) TestNG
General
1 1 (2.17%) Automotive
1 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 21 (45.65%) Senior Developer
3 15 (32.61%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 15 (32.61%) Software Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.04%) .NET Software Developer
4 6 (13.04%) .NET Software Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.04%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (13.04%) C# Software Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Software Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (58.70%) .NET
2 21 (45.65%) AngularJS
2 21 (45.65%) Backbone.js
2 21 (45.65%) jQuery
2 21 (45.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 21 (45.65%) Visualforce
3 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.04%) Angular 2
4 1 (2.17%) Flash
4 1 (2.17%) Flask
4 1 (2.17%) RESTful
4 1 (2.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) CAN bus
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Linux
3 7 (15.22%) Unix
4 5 (10.87%) AIX
4 5 (10.87%) HPUX
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (58.70%) Scrum
3 22 (47.83%) Software Engineering
4 21 (45.65%) Architectural Design
4 21 (45.65%) Web Application Development
5 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
7 6 (13.04%) Front End Development
7 6 (13.04%) ITIL
7 6 (13.04%) Microservices
7 6 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (13.04%) Project Management
7 6 (13.04%) TDD
8 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (10.87%) Mathematics
9 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.35%) Deployment Automation
9 2 (4.35%) DevOps
9 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Automation
10 1 (2.17%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) C#
2 22 (47.83%) Java
3 21 (45.65%) Apex Code
4 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.22%) Perl
5 7 (15.22%) SQL
6 6 (13.04%) TypeScript
7 3 (6.52%) Python
8 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.17%) C
9 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (97.83%) Degree
2 14 (30.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.17%) CCNP
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) MISRA
2 1 (2.17%) MISRA C
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Ansible
1 2 (4.35%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.35%) Mesos
1 2 (4.35%) Terraform
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Sage
2 21 (45.65%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (15.22%) Oracle
4 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.87%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco
6 1 (2.17%) Citrix