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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 26 13 4
Rank change year-on-year -13 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 15 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.40% 16.41% 26.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.46% 40.38% 58.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 21
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

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 52 46
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 34.89% 40.63% 44.66%
Number of salaries quoted 82 29 35
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 24 March 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 24 March 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 -10 10 £30,000 +14.28% 3
County Armagh - 4 £47,500 -
County Tyrone - 1 £29,500 -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 19 (65.52%) Degree
2 11 (37.93%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) Data Protection
5 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
5 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (24.14%) Firewall
6 7 (24.14%) CCNA
6 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
6 7 (24.14%) Project Management
6 7 (24.14%) VPN
6 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle
7 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
7 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (17.24%) System Testing
8 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (17.24%) Google
8 5 (17.24%) MCITP
8 5 (17.24%) Back Office
8 5 (17.24%) Migration
8 5 (17.24%) VMware
8 5 (17.24%) MCSE
8 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.24%) MS Project
8 5 (17.24%) MS Office
8 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL

Computer Science
Top Related 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 (17.24%) Skype for Business
2 4 (13.79%) NetWeaver
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.90%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
2 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 5 (17.24%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
1 7 (24.14%) VPN
2 5 (17.24%) DHCP
2 5 (17.24%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) Network Security
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) QlikView
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) PVCS
2 3 (10.34%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.45%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.45%) NUnit
General
1 5 (17.24%) Back Office
2 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
4 2 (6.90%) Legal
4 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Data Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Test Automation Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) Test Scripter
5 3 (10.34%) Test Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Commercial Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Commercial Data Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
1 4 (13.79%) Ajax
1 4 (13.79%) EJB
1 4 (13.79%) EJB 3.0
1 4 (13.79%) J2EE
1 4 (13.79%) Java EE 5
1 4 (13.79%) JAX-WS
1 4 (13.79%) JDBC
1 4 (13.79%) JMS
1 4 (13.79%) JSF
1 4 (13.79%) JSP
1 4 (13.79%) Silverlight
2 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.45%) RESTful
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Data Protection
2 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
3 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (17.24%) Migration
4 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
4 5 (17.24%) System Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.34%) User Stories
7 2 (6.90%) Data Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) C++
3 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.79%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) MATLAB
5 2 (6.90%) R
5 2 (6.90%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) CCNA
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (17.24%) CCNP
3 5 (17.24%) MCITP
3 5 (17.24%) MCSE
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.90%) CCSA
4 2 (6.90%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (6.90%) CISSP
5 1 (3.45%) HNC
5 1 (3.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) GCP
2 4 (13.79%) ISO 9001
3 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Google
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 4 (13.79%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
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