Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 14 17
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 70 35 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 15.22% 10.29% 10.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 30.17% 26.92% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 30 10
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +29.03% +1.64%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,875 £19,975
90th Percentile £64,000 £55,000 £41,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 232 130 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 50.43% 38.24% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 128 109 56
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.66% +32.50%
10th Percentile £21,775 £26,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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 53 £35,000 -12.50%
Newry +2 2 - -
County Down - 1 - -
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 66 (94.29%) Degree
2 58 (82.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (52.86%) Management Information System
5 35 (50.00%) Legal
5 35 (50.00%) Oracle
6 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 28 (40.00%) SQL
8 20 (28.57%) Project Management
8 20 (28.57%) Scrum
9 19 (27.14%) Finance
9 19 (27.14%) Business Analysis
10 18 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Excel
10 18 (25.71%) MS Visio
10 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
10 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
11 17 (24.29%) Software Engineering
12 16 (22.86%) Test Automation
13 15 (21.43%) Python
13 15 (21.43%) T-SQL
14 14 (20.00%) C++
14 14 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (18.57%) System Testing
15 13 (18.57%) Unit Testing
15 13 (18.57%) Test Strategy
15 13 (18.57%) .NET
16 12 (17.14%) SDLC
17 11 (15.71%) Dashboard Development
17 11 (15.71%) Ticket Management

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 (4.29%) nginx
1 3 (4.29%) WordPress
2 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
1 18 (25.71%) MS Visio
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Magento
2 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.43%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.43%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.43%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (1.43%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.43%) SAP PS
3 1 (1.43%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (8.57%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.57%) SSH
2 6 (8.57%) VPN
3 2 (2.86%) HTTP
3 2 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.29%) MySQL
4 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.29%) SQLite
5 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.86%) Redis
6 1 (1.43%) HSQLDB
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Robot Framework
2 7 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.86%) AppScan
4 2 (2.86%) Burp Suite
4 2 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (2.86%) Metasploit
4 2 (2.86%) Mocha
4 2 (2.86%) Selenium
5 1 (1.43%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.43%) JUnit
5 1 (1.43%) Xcode
General
1 35 (50.00%) Legal
2 19 (27.14%) Finance
3 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.86%) Law
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Analyst
2 13 (18.57%) Developer
3 11 (15.71%) Scrum Master
4 10 (14.29%) Administrator
4 10 (14.29%) DBA
4 10 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 7 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) QA Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Python Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Test Automation Specialist
6 6 (8.57%) Test Scripter
6 6 (8.57%) Test Specialist
7 5 (7.14%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.71%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.29%) PHP Web Applications Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
3 6 (8.57%) CSS
3 6 (8.57%) HTML
4 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.29%) CSS3
4 3 (4.29%) HTML5
4 3 (4.29%) Laravel
4 3 (4.29%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (4.29%) Node.js
5 2 (2.86%) Express
5 2 (2.86%) jQuery
5 2 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.86%) MEAN Stack
5 2 (2.86%) RequireJS
5 2 (2.86%) WebSockets
6 1 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (52.86%) Management Information System
2 10 (14.29%) Replication
3 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Kali Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.57%) Project Management
2 20 (28.57%) Scrum
3 19 (27.14%) Business Analysis
4 18 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (24.29%) Software Engineering
6 16 (22.86%) Test Automation
7 14 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (18.57%) System Testing
8 13 (18.57%) Test Strategy
8 13 (18.57%) Unit Testing
9 12 (17.14%) SDLC
10 11 (15.71%) Customer-Centricity
10 11 (15.71%) Dashboard Development
10 11 (15.71%) Kanban
10 11 (15.71%) Migration
10 11 (15.71%) Ticket Management
10 11 (15.71%) Traceability Matrix
10 11 (15.71%) Workflow
10 11 (15.71%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.00%) SQL
2 15 (21.43%) Python
2 15 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 14 (20.00%) C++
4 8 (11.43%) C
4 8 (11.43%) Java
4 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.57%) Groovy
6 5 (7.14%) C#
6 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.29%) PHP
8 1 (1.43%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.43%) Perl
8 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 66 (94.29%) Degree
2 58 (82.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (15.71%) PMI Certification
3 11 (15.71%) PMP
4 7 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (7.14%) HNC
5 5 (7.14%) HND
6 2 (2.86%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.43%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 35 (50.00%) Oracle
2 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) Google
3 3 (4.29%) SAP
4 2 (2.86%) Trustwave
5 1 (1.43%) Apple
5 1 (1.43%) Citrix
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.43%) Xamarin