Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 29 9
Rank change year-on-year +7 -20 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 38 30 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.57% 7.56% 14.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.59% 15.15% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 33
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% +7.69% -18.75%
10th Percentile £25,250 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £54,500
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 194 198 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 48.87% 49.87% 45.86%
Number of salaries quoted 126 131 106
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £58,750
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +13 37 £50,000 +42.86% 16
County Armagh - 1 £52,500 - 1
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) Degree
3 20 (52.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 17 (44.74%) Software Delivery
6 16 (42.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (42.11%) Blockchain
6 16 (42.11%) Time Management
6 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (42.11%) OO
6 16 (42.11%) Telecoms
7 15 (39.47%) TDD
8 12 (31.58%) Mentoring
8 12 (31.58%) Coaching
9 11 (28.95%) HTML
10 10 (26.32%) Python
11 8 (21.05%) JSON
11 8 (21.05%) Linux
11 8 (21.05%) Microservices
11 8 (21.05%) BDD
11 8 (21.05%) Exploratory Testing
11 8 (21.05%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (18.42%) DevOps
12 7 (18.42%) Java
12 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
12 7 (18.42%) CSS
12 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
12 7 (18.42%) Ruby
13 6 (15.79%) Refactoring
13 6 (15.79%) XML

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 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.63%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.63%) Documentum
3 1 (2.63%) Drupal
3 1 (2.63%) FileNet
3 1 (2.63%) Liferay
3 1 (2.63%) LiveCycle
3 1 (2.63%) LiveLink
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (7.89%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle iStore
2 1 (2.63%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) Blockchain
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.53%) Subversion
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Ant
3 1 (2.63%) Xcode
General
1 16 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Blockchain Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Software Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Principal Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Principal Software Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Blockchain Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Data Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Data Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Data Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) HTML
2 8 (21.05%) JSON
3 7 (18.42%) CSS
4 6 (15.79%) XML
5 4 (10.53%) .NET
6 3 (7.89%) REST
6 3 (7.89%) SAML
6 3 (7.89%) Spring
6 3 (7.89%) Velocity
6 3 (7.89%) Web Services
7 2 (5.26%) Node.js
7 2 (5.26%) Redux
8 1 (2.63%) Apache Flex
8 1 (2.63%) Dojo
8 1 (2.63%) Ext JS
8 1 (2.63%) Java EE
8 1 (2.63%) jQuery
8 1 (2.63%) JSR 170
8 1 (2.63%) OpenGL
8 1 (2.63%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Contactless
3 4 (10.53%) N-Tier
3 4 (10.53%) Smartcard
4 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.63%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.63%) FMCG
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (2.63%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Android
3 4 (10.53%) CoreOS
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 17 (44.74%) Software Delivery
4 16 (42.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (42.11%) OO
4 16 (42.11%) Time Management
5 15 (39.47%) TDD
6 12 (31.58%) Coaching
6 12 (31.58%) Mentoring
7 8 (21.05%) BDD
7 8 (21.05%) Exploratory Testing
7 8 (21.05%) Microservices
8 7 (18.42%) DevOps
9 6 (15.79%) Refactoring
9 6 (15.79%) Scrum
10 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
11 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 4 (10.53%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Python
2 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
2 7 (18.42%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.42%) Ruby
3 5 (13.16%) C++
3 5 (13.16%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) C
5 3 (7.89%) Perl
6 2 (5.26%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) Degree
2 20 (52.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.89%) CISSP
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.89%) OSCP
3 3 (7.89%) SANS
4 1 (2.63%) HNC
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) etcd
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 3 (7.89%) Ansible
2 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.89%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Apple
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.53%) Samsung
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe
3 1 (2.63%) ATG
3 1 (2.63%) FatWire
3 1 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Interwoven
3 1 (2.63%) OpenText
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Sencha
3 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.63%) Vignette
3 1 (2.63%) Xerox