The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 78 151 145
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 115 37 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.44% 1.05% 1.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.89% 3.07% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 87 33 39
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £50,000 £40,100
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Computer Science
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1056 1207 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 31.63% 34.29% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 817 950 750
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Leeds region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Leeds

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Leeds

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 204 (89.87%) Degree
2 110 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (40.97%) .NET
4 78 (34.36%) SQL Server
5 77 (33.92%) JavaScript
6 74 (32.60%) C#
6 74 (32.60%) Microsoft
7 60 (26.43%) ASP.NET
8 56 (24.67%) HTML
9 55 (24.23%) Windows
10 53 (23.35%) SQL
10 53 (23.35%) Migration
11 52 (22.91%) Software Engineering
12 45 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
13 42 (18.50%) SOA
13 42 (18.50%) Waterfall
14 41 (18.06%) SDLC
15 40 (17.62%) CRM
16 39 (17.18%) Relational Database
17 38 (16.74%) Software Architecture
17 38 (16.74%) Java
18 37 (16.30%) Dynamics CRM
19 35 (15.42%) MS Office
20 33 (14.54%) Security Cleared
20 33 (14.54%) XML
21 32 (14.10%) ISEB
22 31 (13.66%) Finance
22 31 (13.66%) TDD
22 31 (13.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 30 (13.22%) REST

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (10.57%) CMS
2 23 (10.13%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.64%) IIS
4 4 (1.76%) Apache
5 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.44%) Node.js
6 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 35 (15.42%) MS Office
2 28 (12.33%) MS Excel
3 24 (10.57%) Acrobat
3 24 (10.57%) XMetaL
4 10 (4.41%) Photoshop
5 7 (3.08%) Adobe Captivate
5 7 (3.08%) FrameMaker
5 7 (3.08%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 37 (16.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.52%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (3.08%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (1.76%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.73%) Kerberos
2 8 (3.52%) Firewall
3 5 (2.20%) SSH
3 5 (2.20%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.76%) PuTTY
4 4 (1.76%) SSL
4 4 (1.76%) VPN
4 4 (1.76%) Wireless
5 3 (1.32%) HTTP
5 3 (1.32%) Internet
5 3 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.32%) LDAP
6 1 (0.44%) Network Security
6 1 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (34.36%) SQL Server
2 39 (17.18%) Relational Database
3 17 (7.49%) Power BI
3 17 (7.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (5.73%) MySQL
5 7 (3.08%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.20%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.20%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.44%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.44%) Big Data
9 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.44%) MS Access
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (9.69%) Subversion
2 14 (6.17%) Selenium
3 7 (3.08%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.64%) Maven
5 5 (2.20%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.20%) JIRA
6 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.76%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.44%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.44%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.44%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.44%) RSpec
8 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (13.66%) Finance
2 17 (7.49%) Marketing
3 14 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.41%) Banking
5 7 (3.08%) Retail
6 5 (2.20%) Legal
7 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 46 (20.26%) Developer
2 44 (19.38%) Architect
3 34 (14.98%) CRM Architect
3 34 (14.98%) Dynamics CRM Architect
4 31 (13.66%) Test Engineer
5 28 (12.33%) Analyst
6 22 (9.69%) Author
6 22 (9.69%) Graduate
6 22 (9.69%) Technical Author
6 22 (9.69%) Technical Engineer
7 21 (9.25%) Graduate Developer
7 21 (9.25%) Software Developer
8 19 (8.37%) Test Analyst
9 18 (7.93%) Junior
10 17 (7.49%) C# Developer
11 16 (7.05%) C# Software Developer
12 15 (6.61%) Junior Developer
13 14 (6.17%) Java Developer
13 14 (6.17%) Junior PHP Developer
13 14 (6.17%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (40.97%) .NET
2 60 (26.43%) ASP.NET
3 56 (24.67%) HTML
4 33 (14.54%) XML
5 30 (13.22%) REST
6 17 (7.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (5.29%) AngularJS
7 12 (5.29%) CSS
7 12 (5.29%) Spring
8 9 (3.96%) RESTful
8 9 (3.96%) WCF
9 7 (3.08%) Castle Windsor
9 7 (3.08%) JSON
9 7 (3.08%) NHibernate
9 7 (3.08%) SOAP
9 7 (3.08%) Spring.NET
10 6 (2.64%) jQuery
11 4 (1.76%) Web Services
12 3 (1.32%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (13.22%) Management Information System
3 22 (9.69%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (9.69%) N-Tier
4 18 (7.93%) NHS
5 15 (6.61%) Data Extraction
6 11 (4.85%) Mathematics
7 9 (3.96%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.64%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.20%) Life Science
10 4 (1.76%) Chemistry
10 4 (1.76%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.76%) User Experience
11 3 (1.32%) Blog
11 3 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.32%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.44%) CESG
12 1 (0.44%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.44%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 55 (24.23%) Windows
2 20 (8.81%) Android
2 20 (8.81%) Apple iOS
3 11 (4.85%) Linux
4 4 (1.76%) Solaris
5 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.44%) Unix
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (23.35%) Migration
3 52 (22.91%) Software Engineering
4 42 (18.50%) SOA
4 42 (18.50%) Waterfall
5 41 (18.06%) SDLC
6 40 (17.62%) CRM
7 38 (16.74%) Software Architecture
8 31 (13.66%) TDD
9 29 (12.78%) Service Delivery
10 25 (11.01%) BDD
10 25 (11.01%) Scrum
11 24 (10.57%) Content Management
12 23 (10.13%) ETL
13 22 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (9.69%) MVC
13 22 (9.69%) Requirements Analysis
13 22 (9.69%) System Integration Testing
14 20 (8.81%) Load Testing
14 20 (8.81%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (33.92%) JavaScript
2 74 (32.60%) C#
3 53 (23.35%) SQL
4 38 (16.74%) Java
5 21 (9.25%) PHP
6 7 (3.08%) C++
7 6 (2.64%) Python
7 6 (2.64%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.76%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.32%) Ruby
10 1 (0.44%) Perl
10 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 204 (89.87%) Degree
2 33 (14.54%) Security Cleared
3 32 (14.10%) ISEB
4 31 (13.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (8.37%) SC Cleared
6 15 (6.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (3.96%) ISTQB
8 6 (2.64%) MCTS
8 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.20%) HND
10 2 (0.88%) ACCA
10 2 (0.88%) CIMA
10 2 (0.88%) CISA
11 1 (0.44%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.49%) QA
2 4 (1.76%) COBIT
3 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) KVM
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.20%) Nagios
2 4 (1.76%) Hyperic
3 3 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.44%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.44%) Nessus
4 1 (0.44%) Nmap
4 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 74 (32.60%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.45%) Oracle
3 25 (11.01%) Adobe
4 17 (7.49%) Perforce
5 5 (2.20%) HP
5 5 (2.20%) Telerik
6 4 (1.76%) SAP
7 3 (1.32%) Google
7 3 (1.32%) Twitter
8 2 (0.88%) BEA
8 2 (0.88%) IBM
9 1 (0.44%) Acunetix
9 1 (0.44%) Askia
9 1 (0.44%) Citrix
9 1 (0.44%) MapR
9 1 (0.44%) Netsparker
9 1 (0.44%) VMware
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