The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 15 5
Rank change year-on-year -10 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 9 13 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.74% 8.61% 29.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.28% 22.41% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 23
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 97 58 93
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 51.05% 38.41% 65.49%
Number of salaries quoted 67 54 45
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% -10.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -7 7 £35,000 -12.50%
Newry - 2 - -
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science 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.

1 16 (64.00%) Degree
2 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) CCNA
4 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (24.00%) Firewall
4 6 (24.00%) Finance
4 6 (24.00%) VPN
4 6 (24.00%) Analytics
5 5 (20.00%) SAS
5 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 5 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 5 (20.00%) Retail
5 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (20.00%) Physics
5 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (20.00%) R
5 5 (20.00%) Big Data
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) System Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (16.00%) Google
6 4 (16.00%) MCITP
6 4 (16.00%) Statistics

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 5 (20.00%) SAS
2 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
1 6 (24.00%) VPN
2 4 (16.00%) DHCP
2 4 (16.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) QlikView
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) CruiseControl
1 3 (12.00%) NUnit
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (16.00%) Back Office
4 3 (12.00%) Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Legal
6 1 (4.00%) Banking
6 1 (4.00%) Front Office
6 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Commercial Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Commercial Data Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Data Scientist
5 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Product Owner
5 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Lead iOS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (12.00%) CSS
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
1 3 (12.00%) WCF
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Django
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Equities
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Analytics
1 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (20.00%) Physics
3 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.00%) Statistics
3 4 (16.00%) System Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.00%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 5 (20.00%) R
3 4 (16.00%) C++
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) VB
5 1 (4.00%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) CCNA
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (16.00%) CCNP
3 4 (16.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (16.00%) MCITP
3 4 (16.00%) MCSE
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (12.00%) HNC
4 3 (12.00%) HND
5 2 (8.00%) CCSA
5 2 (8.00%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (8.00%) CISSP
5 2 (8.00%) Master's Degree
5 2 (8.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) GCP
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Google
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle