Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -14 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 33 65 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.89% 14.25% 10.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.57% 26.53% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 29
Northern Ireland median annual salary £51,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,650 £32,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,750 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 212 245 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 50.72% 53.73% 42.60%
Number of salaries quoted 158 120 117
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,875 £67,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018. 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 -7 32 £50,750 +16.00% 10
County Armagh - 1 £52,500 -
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 15 (45.45%) Java
4 14 (42.42%) HTML
5 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
6 12 (36.36%) Degree
7 11 (33.33%) OO
8 10 (30.30%) CSS
8 10 (30.30%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (27.27%) Python
9 9 (27.27%) Linux
10 8 (24.24%) JSON
10 8 (24.24%) TDD
10 8 (24.24%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (21.21%) SQL
11 7 (21.21%) C#
11 7 (21.21%) C++
12 6 (18.18%) XML
12 6 (18.18%) Refactoring
12 6 (18.18%) Subversion
12 6 (18.18%) Ruby
12 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
12 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
12 6 (18.18%) DevOps
13 5 (15.15%) Open Source
13 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
13 5 (15.15%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 5 (15.15%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Cloud
13 5 (15.15%) Software Delivery

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 (15.15%) Confluence
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.03%) Documentum
3 1 (3.03%) Drupal
3 1 (3.03%) FileNet
3 1 (3.03%) Liferay
3 1 (3.03%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.03%) LiveLink
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) NetSuite
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle iStore
2 1 (3.03%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (15.15%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) Apple Pay
3 2 (6.06%) Google Pay
3 2 (6.06%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Blockchain
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 6 (18.18%) Subversion
2 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.15%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Ant
3 1 (3.03%) Xcode
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Software Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Security Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Blockchain Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Principal Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Principal Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) CRM Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Data Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) HTML
2 10 (30.30%) CSS
3 8 (24.24%) JSON
4 6 (18.18%) XML
5 5 (15.15%) .NET
5 5 (15.15%) REST
5 5 (15.15%) SAML
6 4 (12.12%) Spring
7 3 (9.09%) Node.js
7 3 (9.09%) Redux
7 3 (9.09%) Velocity
7 3 (9.09%) XSLT
8 2 (6.06%) Web Services
9 1 (3.03%) Apache Flex
9 1 (3.03%) Dojo
9 1 (3.03%) Ext JS
9 1 (3.03%) jQuery
9 1 (3.03%) JSR 170
9 1 (3.03%) Servlets
9 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Cloud
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Contactless
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Smartcard
5 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.03%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) CoreOS
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 11 (33.33%) OO
4 8 (24.24%) TDD
5 6 (18.18%) DevOps
5 6 (18.18%) Refactoring
6 5 (15.15%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (15.15%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
6 5 (15.15%) Open Source
6 5 (15.15%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) Software Delivery
6 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.12%) Time Management
8 3 (9.09%) Presales
8 3 (9.09%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
3 9 (27.27%) Python
4 7 (21.21%) C#
4 7 (21.21%) C++
4 7 (21.21%) SQL
5 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 6 (18.18%) Ruby
6 5 (15.15%) C
6 5 (15.15%) Perl
7 3 (9.09%) Embedded C++
8 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Degree
2 8 (24.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (15.15%) CISSP
3 5 (15.15%) OSCP
3 5 (15.15%) SANS
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) HNC
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) etcd
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Ansible
1 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (15.15%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Apple
3 2 (6.06%) Samsung
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) ATG
4 1 (3.03%) FatWire
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Interwoven
4 1 (3.03%) OpenText
4 1 (3.03%) Sencha
4 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.03%) Vignette
4 1 (3.03%) Xerox