Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 33 10
Rank change year-on-year +12 -23 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 33 28 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.64% 5.61% 16.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.93% 12.67% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 36
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £43,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 184 221 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 48.17% 44.29% 42.02%
Number of salaries quoted 126 178 77
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +7.69%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +17 31 £40,000 +14.29% 9
County Tyrone +7 1 £25,000 -35.06%
County Armagh 0 1 £52,500 +10.53%
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 27 (81.82%) Degree
2 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (60.61%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (60.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (51.52%) Software Delivery
4 17 (51.52%) Telecoms
5 16 (48.48%) Time Management
5 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
5 16 (48.48%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (48.48%) Blockchain
6 13 (39.39%) TDD
6 13 (39.39%) OO
7 12 (36.36%) Mentoring
7 12 (36.36%) Coaching
8 9 (27.27%) Microservices
9 8 (24.24%) BDD
9 8 (24.24%) Exploratory Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Python
10 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
11 6 (18.18%) Ruby
11 6 (18.18%) HTML
11 6 (18.18%) Java
12 5 (15.15%) C++
12 5 (15.15%) Linux
12 5 (15.15%) Scrum
12 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (15.15%) DevOps
13 4 (12.12%) CoreOS
13 4 (12.12%) Kubernetes
13 4 (12.12%) NoSQL

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) nginx
2 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.03%) Magento
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle iStore
3 1 (3.03%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.03%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) Blockchain
2 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) SQLite
5 1 (3.03%) HSQLDB
5 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Power BI
5 1 (3.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 17 (51.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Blockchain Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Blockchain Software Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Principal Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Principal Software Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Data Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Data Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) CRM Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) HTML
2 4 (12.12%) Web Services
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) JSON
3 3 (9.09%) Velocity
3 3 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (6.06%) Angular 2
4 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.06%) Spring
4 2 (6.06%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.03%) LAMP
5 1 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (3.03%) Laravel
5 1 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (3.03%) Node.js
5 1 (3.03%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) RESTful
5 1 (3.03%) Struts2
5 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) N-Tier
2 4 (12.12%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (9.09%) Contactless
3 3 (9.09%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) FMCG
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Android
2 4 (12.12%) CoreOS
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (51.52%) Software Delivery
4 16 (48.48%) Continuous Delivery
4 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
4 16 (48.48%) Time Management
5 13 (39.39%) OO
5 13 (39.39%) TDD
6 12 (36.36%) Coaching
6 12 (36.36%) Mentoring
7 9 (27.27%) Microservices
8 8 (24.24%) BDD
8 8 (24.24%) Exploratory Testing
9 5 (15.15%) DevOps
9 5 (15.15%) Scrum
10 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
10 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
11 3 (9.09%) Kanban
11 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (9.09%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Python
2 6 (18.18%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) Ruby
3 5 (15.15%) C++
4 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.09%) C
5 3 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.06%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (81.82%) Degree
2 20 (60.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) HNC
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) etcd
2 1 (3.03%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Apple
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.09%) Samsung
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) ATG
3 1 (3.03%) BT
3 1 (3.03%) Capita
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Tableau
3 1 (3.03%) VMware