Period
to 21 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 51 72
Rank change year-on-year -23 +21 -34
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 56 55 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.21% 4.08% 3.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.02% 11.41% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 56 45 52
North East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.94% +11.67%
10th Percentile £22,375 £21,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £51,250 £52,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%

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 the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 508 482 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 29.11% 35.73% 34.95%
Number of salaries quoted 447 417 411
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,018
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.11% +2.91%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,400 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 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
Durham +7 28 £38,750 -8.82% 3
Tyne and Wear -23 27 £37,500 +31.58% 7
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 North East region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 43 (76.79%) Degree
2 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.93%) Finance
3 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
4 16 (28.57%) HTML
5 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (26.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (25.00%) Windows
7 13 (23.21%) C++
7 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (23.21%) Performance Management
8 12 (21.43%) Marketing
8 12 (21.43%) .NET
8 12 (21.43%) C#
8 12 (21.43%) SQL
8 12 (21.43%) OO
8 12 (21.43%) Electronics
9 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
9 11 (19.64%) Manufacturing
9 11 (19.64%) Programme Management
9 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
9 11 (19.64%) SAP
9 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (19.64%) Project Management
9 11 (19.64%) Web Development
9 11 (19.64%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
10 10 (17.86%) HTML5
10 10 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement

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 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) MTS
3 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.71%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Boomi
3 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Firewall
2 5 (8.93%) DHCP
2 5 (8.93%) DNS
2 5 (8.93%) VLAN
2 5 (8.93%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) SMS
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) DataStax
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) RavenDB
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.71%) JIRA
2 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.14%) Appium
3 4 (7.14%) Artifactory
3 4 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 4 (7.14%) JMeter
3 4 (7.14%) JUnit
3 4 (7.14%) Maven
3 4 (7.14%) Selenium
3 4 (7.14%) TestNG
4 1 (1.79%) NuGet
4 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Electronics
2 12 (21.43%) Marketing
3 11 (19.64%) Manufacturing
3 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) .NET Developer
4 9 (16.07%) .NET Software Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Head of IT
4 9 (16.07%) Head of IT Operations
4 9 (16.07%) Head of Operations
4 9 (16.07%) IT Director
4 9 (16.07%) IT Manager
4 9 (16.07%) Operations Director
4 9 (16.07%) Software Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Java Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) HTML
2 12 (21.43%) .NET
3 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
3 10 (17.86%) HTML5
3 10 (17.86%) Web Services
4 9 (16.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (14.29%) REST
5 8 (14.29%) WCF
6 5 (8.93%) CSS
6 5 (8.93%) RESTful
6 5 (8.93%) Software Packaging
6 5 (8.93%) XML
7 4 (7.14%) SOAP
8 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.57%) Ajax
9 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.57%) Node.js
10 1 (1.79%) JSON
10 1 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.79%) Arduino
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.79%) Derivative
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.79%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.21%) Performance Management
3 12 (21.43%) OO
4 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (19.64%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (19.64%) Programme Management
4 11 (19.64%) Project Management
4 11 (19.64%) Web Development
5 10 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (16.07%) Change Control
6 9 (16.07%) IT Governance
6 9 (16.07%) Organisational Learning
6 9 (16.07%) Waterfall
7 8 (14.29%) ITIL
7 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 8 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 7 (12.50%) Time Management
9 6 (10.71%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (23.21%) C++
3 12 (21.43%) C#
3 12 (21.43%) SQL
4 9 (16.07%) Java
5 8 (14.29%) TypeScript
6 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.14%) PHP
7 4 (7.14%) Python
8 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.79%) R
8 1 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (76.79%) Degree
2 15 (26.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (12.50%) CCNA
3 7 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.93%) CCNP
4 5 (8.93%) MCSA
4 5 (8.93%) MCSE
5 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
5 4 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.57%) HNC
6 2 (3.57%) MCP
6 2 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (1.79%) MCITP
7 1 (1.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.93%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.79%) Docker
3 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) SAP
3 5 (8.93%) Citrix
3 5 (8.93%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (1.79%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.79%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.79%) Telerik
5 1 (1.79%) TIBCO