Period
to 21 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 39 79
Rank change year-on-year -47 +40 -38
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 39 69 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.31% 5.71% 2.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.95% 14.78% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 31 57 40
North East median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £32,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -16.35% -4.71%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £45,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%

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 656 467 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 38.93% 38.63% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 524 420 409
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,583
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -11.58% +5.55%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,750 £25,950
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,815 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.37% -0.37% +5.26%

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 June 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 June 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 +1 21 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Tyne and Wear -46 18 £32,006 +28.02% 3
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 24 (61.54%) Degree
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) C++
3 17 (43.59%) C#
4 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
5 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 14 (35.90%) HTML
6 14 (35.90%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 12 (30.77%) Unit Testing
8 12 (30.77%) .NET
8 12 (30.77%) Linux
8 12 (30.77%) OO
9 11 (28.21%) SQL
9 11 (28.21%) HTML5
10 10 (25.64%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (23.08%) Manufacturing
11 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
11 9 (23.08%) Windows
12 8 (20.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (20.51%) TypeScript
12 8 (20.51%) REST
12 8 (20.51%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (20.51%) Web Services
12 8 (20.51%) Java
12 8 (20.51%) Electronics
12 8 (20.51%) Finance
12 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (20.51%) 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 6 (15.38%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.56%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.56%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) NuGet
4 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 3 (7.69%) Big Data
3 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.69%) Power BI
3 3 (7.69%) QlikView
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (5.13%) CouchDB
4 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.13%) HBase
4 2 (5.13%) IBM BigInsights
4 2 (5.13%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.13%) RavenDB
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.13%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.38%) Bitbucket
3 6 (15.38%) JIRA
4 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.26%) Qt Creator
5 2 (5.13%) Appium
5 2 (5.13%) Artifactory
5 2 (5.13%) JMeter
5 2 (5.13%) JUnit
5 2 (5.13%) Maven
5 2 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (5.13%) Selenium
5 2 (5.13%) Subversion
5 2 (5.13%) TestNG
General
1 9 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 8 (20.51%) Electronics
2 8 (20.51%) Finance
3 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (12.82%) Advertising
4 5 (12.82%) Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) Automotive
5 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) .NET Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Software Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) .NET Software Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Head of IT
5 4 (10.26%) Head of IT Operations
5 4 (10.26%) Head of Operations
5 4 (10.26%) IT Director
5 4 (10.26%) IT Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Operations Director
5 4 (10.26%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Junior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) HTML
2 12 (30.77%) .NET
3 11 (28.21%) HTML5
4 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
4 8 (20.51%) REST
4 8 (20.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (20.51%) WCF
4 8 (20.51%) Web Services
5 6 (15.38%) CSS
6 4 (10.26%) QML
6 4 (10.26%) Qt
7 3 (7.69%) CherryPy
7 3 (7.69%) Node.js
8 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.13%) JSON
8 2 (5.13%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (5.13%) SOAP
8 2 (5.13%) Spring
8 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Arduino
2 4 (10.26%) Life Science
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Social Network
4 1 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) Robotics
4 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Linux
2 9 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 12 (30.77%) OO
4 12 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (20.51%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (20.51%) Web Development
6 7 (17.95%) Project Management
7 6 (15.38%) Performance Management
8 5 (12.82%) DevOps
8 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (10.26%) Decision-Making
9 4 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (10.26%) Microfluidics
9 4 (10.26%) Organisational Learning
9 4 (10.26%) SDLC
9 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) C++
2 17 (43.59%) C#
3 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 11 (28.21%) SQL
5 8 (20.51%) Java
5 8 (20.51%) TypeScript
6 4 (10.26%) C
7 3 (7.69%) PHP
7 3 (7.69%) Python
8 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.56%) R
9 1 (2.56%) VB
9 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) Degree
2 10 (25.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Firmware
2 2 (5.13%) HDFS
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Atmel
2 4 (10.26%) SAP
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Cloudera
4 2 (5.13%) Greenplum
4 2 (5.13%) Hortonworks
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) MapR
5 1 (2.56%) Lotus
5 1 (2.56%) Tableau