Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
England > North East
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 42 74 52
Rank change year-on-year +32 -22 +40
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 68 8 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 5.30% 1.00% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.72% 1.08% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 52 5 6
10th Percentile " " £31,375
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £31,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -9.38%
75th Percentile £44,688 £53,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £56,750 " £45,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%

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 1,189 738 1,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.60% 91.79% 91.51%
Number of salaries quoted 892 651 845
10th Percentile £26,096 £28,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,750 £45,000 £40,915
Median % change year-on-year -2.78% +9.98% +2.29%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,606
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Computer Science as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in the North East over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 2021. 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 +28 58 £42,500 +9.68% 13
Durham -3 10 £40,000 -23.81% 5
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 65 (95.59%) Degree
2 48 (70.59%) Problem-Solving
3 40 (58.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 40 (58.82%) Software Engineering
4 39 (57.35%) Microsoft
4 39 (57.35%) Marketing
5 36 (52.94%) Windows Server
5 36 (52.94%) SQL Server
5 36 (52.94%) Windows
6 32 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (47.06%) QA
7 31 (45.59%) Systems Analysis
7 31 (45.59%) HNC
7 31 (45.59%) HND
7 31 (45.59%) XML
7 31 (45.59%) XSLT
7 31 (45.59%) Microsoft Office
8 28 (41.18%) C#
9 26 (38.24%) .NET
9 26 (38.24%) Management Information System
10 23 (33.82%) Social Skills
11 21 (30.88%) Information Management
12 16 (23.53%) Waterfall
13 15 (22.06%) Azure
13 15 (22.06%) Quality Management
13 15 (22.06%) Workflow
14 13 (19.12%) Computer Science Degree
15 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
15 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (16.18%) User Experience

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 5 (7.35%) Confluence
2 3 (4.41%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 31 (45.59%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.35%) InVision
2 5 (7.35%) Marvel
2 5 (7.35%) Sketch
2 5 (7.35%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Azure
2 11 (16.18%) AWS
3 5 (7.35%) Miro
4 4 (5.88%) AWS CodePipeline
4 4 (5.88%) Serverless
5 3 (4.41%) Google Analytics
6 2 (2.94%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.94%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.47%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.47%) GitHub
7 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) DHCP
1 7 (10.29%) DNS
2 6 (8.82%) LAN
2 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.82%) WAN
3 5 (7.35%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (5.88%) HTTP
4 4 (5.88%) VoIP
5 1 (1.47%) 3G
5 1 (1.47%) BGP
5 1 (1.47%) DDNS
5 1 (1.47%) DSL
5 1 (1.47%) Firewall
5 1 (1.47%) ISDN
5 1 (1.47%) MPLS
5 1 (1.47%) OSPF
5 1 (1.47%) SAN
5 1 (1.47%) SMTP
5 1 (1.47%) SSL
5 1 (1.47%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.41%) Text Mining
3 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.94%) Power BI
3 2 (2.94%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.47%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
1 6 (8.82%) JIRA
2 5 (7.35%) Axure RP
2 5 (7.35%) Selenium
3 4 (5.88%) Postman
3 4 (5.88%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (57.35%) Marketing
2 23 (33.82%) Social Skills
3 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.82%) Banking
4 6 (8.82%) Legal
5 5 (7.35%) Games
6 4 (5.88%) Retail
6 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (48.53%) Analyst
2 31 (45.59%) Customer Analyst
2 31 (45.59%) Systems Analyst
3 17 (25.00%) Junior
4 15 (22.06%) Junior Analyst
4 15 (22.06%) Junior Systems Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Administrator
5 5 (7.35%) Senior User Researcher
5 5 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.35%) Tester
5 5 (7.35%) User Researcher
5 5 (7.35%) Wintel Administrator
5 5 (7.35%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Developer
6 4 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (5.88%) Software Tester
6 4 (5.88%) Systems Tester
7 3 (4.41%) Data Scientist
8 2 (2.94%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (45.59%) XML
1 31 (45.59%) XSLT
2 26 (38.24%) .NET
3 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.41%) CSS
4 3 (4.41%) HTML
4 3 (4.41%) Node.js
4 3 (4.41%) Web Services
5 2 (2.94%) Angular 2
5 2 (2.94%) NgRx
5 2 (2.94%) React
5 2 (2.94%) RESTful
5 2 (2.94%) RxJS
6 1 (1.47%) Java EE
6 1 (1.47%) REST
6 1 (1.47%) Spring
6 1 (1.47%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.24%) Management Information System
2 11 (16.18%) User Experience
3 4 (5.88%) Digital Signage
3 4 (5.88%) Video\Live Streaming
4 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.41%) Social Network
5 1 (1.47%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) PKI
5 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.94%) Windows
1 36 (52.94%) Windows Server
2 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (2.94%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (70.59%) Problem-Solving
2 40 (58.82%) Continuous Improvement
2 40 (58.82%) Software Engineering
3 32 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (45.59%) Systems Analysis
5 21 (30.88%) Information Management
6 16 (23.53%) Waterfall
7 15 (22.06%) Quality Management
7 15 (22.06%) Workflow
8 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
9 10 (14.71%) Analytics
9 10 (14.71%) Mathematics
10 9 (13.24%) Project Management
11 8 (11.76%) Data Science
11 8 (11.76%) Performance Testing
12 7 (10.29%) DevOps
12 7 (10.29%) ITIL
13 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
13 6 (8.82%) Economics
14 5 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) C#
2 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.35%) VB.NET
3 4 (5.88%) Python
3 4 (5.88%) SQL
3 4 (5.88%) TypeScript
4 3 (4.41%) Java
4 3 (4.41%) R
5 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.47%) C
6 1 (1.47%) C++
6 1 (1.47%) Perl
6 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (95.59%) Degree
2 31 (45.59%) HNC
2 31 (45.59%) HND
3 13 (19.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (8.82%) MCSE
4 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.35%) MCSA
6 3 (4.41%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (2.94%) CCNA
7 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.47%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (47.06%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) GDPR
2 1 (1.47%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) SOC 2
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.35%) vSphere
2 5 (7.35%) XenApp
3 1 (1.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) NetBackup
1 5 (7.35%) WSUS
2 4 (5.88%) Packer
2 4 (5.88%) Terraform
3 1 (1.47%) Ansible
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 39 (57.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Cisco
2 5 (7.35%) Citrix
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) Veritas
2 5 (7.35%) VMware
3 4 (5.88%) BroadSoft
3 4 (5.88%) New Relic
4 3 (4.41%) Databricks
4 3 (4.41%) Facebook
4 3 (4.41%) Google
5 1 (1.47%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (1.47%) F5
5 1 (1.47%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.47%) Juniper
5 1 (1.47%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds