Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 15 15
Rank change year-on-year -15 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 56 69 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.85% 14.44% 10.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.82% 15.79% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 37 20 30
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £25,450 £31,875 £25,875
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,250 £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 Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 570 437 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.05% 91.42% 91.72%
Number of salaries quoted 330 282 239
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 December 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 December 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 -14 51 £50,000 +25.00% 15
Computer Science
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 36 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 29 (51.79%) Degree
3 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (48.21%) Java
5 26 (46.43%) SQL
6 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
7 22 (39.29%) C#
8 20 (35.71%) CSS
9 19 (33.93%) Python
10 18 (32.14%) HTML
11 14 (25.00%) .NET
12 13 (23.21%) Linux
12 13 (23.21%) OO
12 13 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
13 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
13 11 (19.64%) C++
14 10 (17.86%) Perl
14 10 (17.86%) Ruby
15 9 (16.07%) Artificial Intelligence
15 9 (16.07%) Mathematics
15 9 (16.07%) C
15 9 (16.07%) OOP
15 9 (16.07%) Data Modelling
15 9 (16.07%) Node.js
15 9 (16.07%) Deep Learning
16 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
16 8 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
16 8 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
16 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET

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 6 (10.71%) Apache
1 6 (10.71%) Apache Spark
1 6 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (8.93%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (8.93%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.79%) SaaS
5 1 (1.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.79%) BGP
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) IPsec
2 1 (1.79%) L2TP
2 1 (1.79%) Network Security
2 1 (1.79%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.50%) MySQL
3 7 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (10.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (10.71%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (10.71%) Big Data
4 6 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.93%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.93%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.93%) JIRA
2 5 (8.93%) JUnit
2 5 (8.93%) Mockito
2 5 (8.93%) Subversion
3 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Software Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Java Web Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Applications Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Architect
6 5 (8.93%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.93%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Java Applications Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Java Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Java Web Applications Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Security Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Web Applications Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Data Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) CSS
2 18 (32.14%) HTML
3 14 (25.00%) .NET
4 9 (16.07%) Node.js
5 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 8 (14.29%) jQuery
5 8 (14.29%) Spring
6 6 (10.71%) Java EE
6 6 (10.71%) Lambda Expressions
6 6 (10.71%) Pandas
6 6 (10.71%) RESTful
6 6 (10.71%) scikit-learn
6 6 (10.71%) TensorFlow
7 5 (8.93%) Angular 2
7 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
7 5 (8.93%) JPA
7 5 (8.93%) JSON
7 5 (8.93%) REST
7 5 (8.93%) Spring Boot
7 5 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 6 (10.71%) User Experience
4 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
6 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.79%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.21%) OO
4 9 (16.07%) Artificial Intelligence
4 9 (16.07%) Data Modelling
4 9 (16.07%) Deep Learning
4 9 (16.07%) Mathematics
4 9 (16.07%) OOP
5 7 (12.50%) Machine Learning
5 7 (12.50%) Physics
5 7 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 6 (10.71%) Data Development
6 6 (10.71%) Decision Tree
6 6 (10.71%) Decision-Making
6 6 (10.71%) Functional Testing
6 6 (10.71%) Mathematical Modelling
6 6 (10.71%) Microservices
6 6 (10.71%) Monte Carlo Method
6 6 (10.71%) Neural Network
7 5 (8.93%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) Java
2 26 (46.43%) SQL
3 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
4 22 (39.29%) C#
5 19 (33.93%) Python
6 11 (19.64%) C++
7 10 (17.86%) Perl
7 10 (17.86%) Ruby
8 9 (16.07%) C
9 6 (10.71%) MATLAB
9 6 (10.71%) R
10 5 (8.93%) Bash Shell
10 5 (8.93%) Java 8
11 3 (5.36%) Embedded C++
12 2 (3.57%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (51.79%) Degree
2 8 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (12.50%) PhD
4 5 (8.93%) CISSP
4 5 (8.93%) OSCP
4 5 (8.93%) SANS
5 1 (1.79%) CCNA
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Ansible
1 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Google
2 3 (5.36%) Verint
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle