Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 83 39
Rank change year-on-year +43 -44 +35
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 73 39 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.79% 2.31% 5.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.24% 2.51% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 36 31 57
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +27.27% -18.52%
10th Percentile £19,625 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,250 £76,250 £45,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 1,169 1,556 1,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.70% 92.02% 92.66%
Number of salaries quoted 881 1,292 998
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Durham +14 39 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Tyne and Wear +28 32 £21,500 -32.82% 2
Teesside - 2 £35,000 -
Northumberland - 1 £52,500 - 1
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 66 (90.41%) Degree
2 43 (58.90%) C#
3 41 (56.16%) .NET
4 34 (46.58%) C++
5 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (38.36%) Computer Science Degree
7 27 (36.99%) Technical Leadership
8 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
9 25 (34.25%) Windows
9 25 (34.25%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (32.88%) Software Engineering
11 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
12 18 (24.66%) Software Architecture
13 17 (23.29%) Oracle
13 17 (23.29%) HTML
13 17 (23.29%) Java
13 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
13 17 (23.29%) jQuery
13 17 (23.29%) Scrum
14 16 (21.92%) .NET Framework
14 16 (21.92%) CSS
14 16 (21.92%) Linux
15 12 (16.44%) Project Management
15 12 (16.44%) MVC
16 11 (15.07%) AngularJS
16 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET
16 11 (15.07%) SQL
16 11 (15.07%) JSON
16 11 (15.07%) Test Automation
16 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration

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 10 (13.70%) NServiceBus
2 5 (6.85%) Apache
2 5 (6.85%) JBoss
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (34.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.85%) SaaS
3 1 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) Firewall
2 7 (9.59%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.74%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.37%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.37%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.37%) Maven
2 1 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.37%) Selenium
2 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (5.48%) Banking
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Automotive
2 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Developer
2 21 (28.77%) Software Engineer
3 18 (24.66%) Head of Architecture
4 15 (20.55%) C# Developer
4 15 (20.55%) Senior Developer
4 15 (20.55%) Software Developer
5 13 (17.81%) Analyst
6 12 (16.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 11 (15.07%) .NET Software Engineer
7 11 (15.07%) C# Software Engineer
8 10 (13.70%) Azure Engineer
8 10 (13.70%) Azure Software Engineer
8 10 (13.70%) Senior Software Developer
8 10 (13.70%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (12.33%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (12.33%) Angular Developer
9 9 (12.33%) Azure Developer
9 9 (12.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (12.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 9 (12.33%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.16%) .NET
2 17 (23.29%) HTML
2 17 (23.29%) jQuery
3 16 (21.92%) .NET Framework
3 16 (21.92%) CSS
4 11 (15.07%) AngularJS
4 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET
4 11 (15.07%) JSON
5 10 (13.70%) Angular 2
6 5 (6.85%) Apache CXF
6 5 (6.85%) Hibernate
6 5 (6.85%) React
6 5 (6.85%) Spring
6 5 (6.85%) Web Services
7 1 (1.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.37%) Flash
7 1 (1.37%) Middleware
7 1 (1.37%) STL
7 1 (1.37%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.37%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.25%) Windows
2 16 (21.92%) Linux
3 8 (10.96%) Unix
4 7 (9.59%) AIX
4 7 (9.59%) HPUX
5 3 (4.11%) CentOS
5 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.99%) Technical Leadership
3 24 (32.88%) Software Engineering
4 18 (24.66%) Software Architecture
5 17 (23.29%) Scrum
6 12 (16.44%) MVC
6 12 (16.44%) Project Management
7 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (15.07%) Test Automation
8 10 (13.70%) ITIL
8 10 (13.70%) Mathematics
8 10 (13.70%) Microservices
8 10 (13.70%) TDD
9 9 (12.33%) Fintech
10 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (9.59%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (6.85%) API Design
11 5 (6.85%) ERP
11 5 (6.85%) OO
12 4 (5.48%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.90%) C#
2 34 (46.58%) C++
3 17 (23.29%) Java
3 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.07%) SQL
5 10 (13.70%) TypeScript
6 9 (12.33%) C
7 8 (10.96%) Perl
8 4 (5.48%) COBOL
9 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.37%) Python
9 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (90.41%) Degree
2 28 (38.36%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) QA
2 4 (5.48%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.37%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Docker
2 1 (1.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (1.37%) Ansible
2 1 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.37%) Mesos
2 1 (1.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.29%) Oracle
3 7 (9.59%) SolarWinds
4 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.11%) VMware
5 1 (1.37%) SAP