Period
to 4 August 2020

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 August 2020 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 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 37 94
Rank change year-on-year -19 +57 -72
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 20 76 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 2.57% 6.09% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 6.57% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 23
Median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £31,411 £19,725 £22,500
90th Percentile £77,000 £53,750 £66,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 706 1,157 1,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 90.75% 92.71% 92.41%
Number of salaries quoted 573 858 1,236
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,425 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 August 2020.

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 August 2020. 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 +3 12 £31,880 +48.28% 7
Durham -15 6 £42,500 +17.24% 6
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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 12 (60.00%) Degree
2 11 (55.00%) Mathematics
2 11 (55.00%) Python
3 10 (50.00%) Data Science
4 9 (45.00%) Java
5 8 (40.00%) PhD
5 8 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (40.00%) Machine Learning
6 7 (35.00%) Tableau
6 7 (35.00%) Analytics
6 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (35.00%) DevOps
6 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (30.00%) Statistics
7 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco
7 6 (30.00%) Firewall
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (30.00%) Juniper
7 6 (30.00%) Palo Alto
7 6 (30.00%) Power Platform
7 6 (30.00%) Power BI
8 5 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (25.00%) Data Analytics
8 5 (25.00%) Alteryx
8 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) .NET

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 2 (10.00%) SAS
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Power Platform
2 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (10.00%) AWS
3 2 (10.00%) npm
4 1 (5.00%) Azure
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) 3G
2 3 (15.00%) 4G
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (15.00%) DHCP
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (15.00%) FCoE
2 3 (15.00%) IPsec
2 3 (15.00%) ISDN
2 3 (15.00%) Junos
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) Network Security
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) SSL
2 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (15.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (30.00%) Power BI
3 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (10.00%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (10.00%) MySQL
5 2 (10.00%) Redis
6 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.00%) Data Lake
6 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Data Scientist
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Power BI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Product Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Qualitative Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Quantitative Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Software Product Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (15.00%) TensorFlow
3 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (10.00%) JPA
3 2 (10.00%) JTA
3 2 (10.00%) Node.js
3 2 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (10.00%) Servlets
3 2 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) Keras
4 1 (5.00%) PyTorch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) PKI
3 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Kali Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) CentOS
3 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Mathematics
2 10 (50.00%) Data Science
3 8 (40.00%) Machine Learning
3 8 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) Analytics
4 7 (35.00%) DevOps
5 6 (30.00%) Statistics
5 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) Data Analytics
6 5 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
6 5 (25.00%) Web Development
7 4 (20.00%) OO
8 3 (15.00%) Information Management
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL
8 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (15.00%) Operations Management
8 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (15.00%) R
6 2 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) Go
7 1 (5.00%) Julia
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
2 8 (40.00%) PhD
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.00%) CCNA
4 3 (15.00%) CCNP
4 3 (15.00%) CCSA
4 3 (15.00%) CCSE
4 3 (15.00%) CCSP
4 3 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (15.00%) JNCIA
4 3 (15.00%) JNCIS
4 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
5 1 (5.00%) MCSA
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (15.00%) Nessus
1 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Tableau
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Juniper
2 6 (30.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (25.00%) Alteryx
4 3 (15.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.00%) F5
4 3 (15.00%) Forcepoint
4 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft