Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 24 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 61 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 12.73% 5.72% 6.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.20% 13.87% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 11
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £22,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £57,250 £55,000 £40,000
UK median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 164 137 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 34.24% 41.27% 34.13%
Number of salaries quoted 82 103 48
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -8.57% +45.83%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,000 £28,375
90th Percentile £51,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Northern Ireland

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in Northern Ireland

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in Northern Ireland

Computer Science Degree
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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
County Antrim +2 47 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 61 (100.00%) Degree
2 58 (95.08%) Computer Science
3 37 (60.66%) Management Information System
4 35 (57.38%) Legal
5 33 (54.10%) Oracle
6 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
8 24 (39.34%) SQL
9 20 (32.79%) Project Management
10 19 (31.15%) Finance
10 19 (31.15%) Business Analysis
11 18 (29.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (29.51%) Scrum
11 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Excel
11 18 (29.51%) MS Visio
11 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Office
12 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
13 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
13 15 (24.59%) T-SQL
13 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
14 14 (22.95%) .NET
14 14 (22.95%) C++
14 14 (22.95%) Python
15 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
15 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (21.31%) System Testing
15 13 (21.31%) Test Strategy
16 11 (18.03%) Kanban
16 11 (18.03%) Workflow Management
16 11 (18.03%) Process Management

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (3.28%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Office
1 18 (29.51%) MS Visio
2 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (11.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.64%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.64%) SAP FSCM
1 1 (1.64%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.64%) SAP PS
1 1 (1.64%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.84%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.84%) SSH
2 6 (9.84%) VPN
3 2 (3.28%) HTTP
3 2 (3.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.28%) MySQL
4 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.28%) Redis
4 2 (3.28%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Robot Framework
2 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.28%) AppScan
4 2 (3.28%) Burp Suite
4 2 (3.28%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (3.28%) Metasploit
4 2 (3.28%) Mocha
4 2 (3.28%) Selenium
General
1 35 (57.38%) Legal
2 19 (31.15%) Finance
3 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
4 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.28%) Law
6 1 (1.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Scrum Master
3 10 (16.39%) Administrator
3 10 (16.39%) DBA
3 10 (16.39%) SQL DBA
4 7 (11.48%) Business Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) QA Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) QA Test Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Test Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Python Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Software Test Specialist
5 6 (9.84%) Test Automation Specialist
5 6 (9.84%) Test Scripter
5 6 (9.84%) Test Specialist
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.92%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) .NET
2 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
4 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (8.20%) CSS
4 5 (8.20%) HTML
4 5 (8.20%) jQuery
5 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.28%) CSS3
5 2 (3.28%) Express
5 2 (3.28%) HTML5
5 2 (3.28%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (3.28%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (3.28%) MEAN Stack
5 2 (3.28%) Node.js
5 2 (3.28%) RequireJS
5 2 (3.28%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 58 (95.08%) Computer Science
2 37 (60.66%) Management Information System
3 10 (16.39%) Replication
4 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.79%) Project Management
3 19 (31.15%) Business Analysis
4 18 (29.51%) Scrum
4 18 (29.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
6 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
7 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (21.31%) System Testing
7 13 (21.31%) Test Strategy
7 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
8 11 (18.03%) Customer-Centricity
8 11 (18.03%) Dashboard Development
8 11 (18.03%) Kanban
8 11 (18.03%) Migration
8 11 (18.03%) Process Management
8 11 (18.03%) SDLC
8 11 (18.03%) Ticket Management
8 11 (18.03%) Workflow
8 11 (18.03%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (39.34%) SQL
2 15 (24.59%) T-SQL
3 14 (22.95%) C++
3 14 (22.95%) Python
4 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
5 8 (13.11%) C
5 8 (13.11%) C#
6 6 (9.84%) Groovy
6 6 (9.84%) Java
7 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (100.00%) Degree
2 11 (18.03%) PMI Certification
2 11 (18.03%) PMP
3 7 (11.48%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.20%) HNC
4 5 (8.20%) HND
5 1 (1.64%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Nessus
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) Oracle
2 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Trustwave
4 1 (1.64%) SAP