Period
to 22 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 25 31
Rank change year-on-year -22 +6 -21
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 36 32 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.87% 8.40% 5.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 9.20% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 26
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £24,375
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 671 348 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.80% 91.34% 93.61%
Number of salaries quoted 436 257 395
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,150 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Northern Ireland

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Northern Ireland

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Northern Ireland

Computer Science
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 within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 22 May 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
County Antrim -23 35 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 31 (86.11%) Degree
2 22 (61.11%) SQL
3 19 (52.78%) Software Engineering
4 18 (50.00%) C#
5 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (38.89%) Java
7 13 (36.11%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 12 (33.33%) CSS
9 11 (30.56%) .NET
10 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
10 8 (22.22%) jQuery
11 7 (19.44%) QA
11 7 (19.44%) Python
11 7 (19.44%) Data Modelling
12 6 (16.67%) MySQL
12 6 (16.67%) HTML
12 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (13.89%) RESTful
13 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
13 5 (13.89%) Java EE
13 5 (13.89%) OOP
13 5 (13.89%) OO
13 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
13 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
13 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
14 4 (11.11%) Decision-Making
14 4 (11.11%) Machine Learning

Computer Science
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 3 (8.33%) Apache
1 3 (8.33%) Apache Spark
1 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) MySQL
2 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (8.33%) Big Data
4 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.78%) Blockchain
5 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.78%) JUnit
2 1 (2.78%) Mockito
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Software Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Java Web Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
6 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 4 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Graduate
7 3 (8.33%) Java Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Graduate Software Developer
8 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Telecoms Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Telecoms Software Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) CSS
2 11 (30.56%) .NET
3 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 8 (22.22%) jQuery
4 6 (16.67%) HTML
5 5 (13.89%) Java EE
5 5 (13.89%) RESTful
6 3 (8.33%) Lambda Expressions
6 3 (8.33%) Pandas
6 3 (8.33%) scikit-learn
6 3 (8.33%) TensorFlow
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Core
7 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.78%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (2.78%) JAX-WS
8 1 (2.78%) JPA
8 1 (2.78%) Node.js
8 1 (2.78%) Spring Boot
8 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Software Engineering
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) Data Modelling
4 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
4 5 (13.89%) OO
4 5 (13.89%) OOP
4 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
5 4 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.11%) Decision-Making
5 4 (11.11%) Machine Learning
5 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 4 (11.11%) Physics
5 4 (11.11%) Web Development
6 3 (8.33%) Deep Learning
6 3 (8.33%) Monte Carlo Method
6 3 (8.33%) Neural Network
6 3 (8.33%) Time Management
6 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 18 (50.00%) C#
3 14 (38.89%) Java
4 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (19.44%) Python
6 3 (8.33%) C
6 3 (8.33%) C++
6 3 (8.33%) MATLAB
6 3 (8.33%) R
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) Go
7 1 (2.78%) Java 8
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) Scala
7 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (86.11%) Degree
2 13 (36.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (8.33%) PhD
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Google
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) Verint
4 1 (2.78%) BT
4 1 (2.78%) Dell
4 1 (2.78%) IBM