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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 133 110 83
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -27
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 41 72 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.16% 1.94% 2.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.13% 6.83% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 25 71 52
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
992 1054 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 28.12% 28.37% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 719 887 694
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Leeds

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 83 (100.00%) Degree
2 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (33.73%) Java
4 26 (31.33%) SQL
5 25 (30.12%) .NET
5 25 (30.12%) Finance
6 24 (28.92%) HTML
7 23 (27.71%) JavaScript
8 22 (26.51%) C#
8 22 (26.51%) Oracle
9 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
10 20 (24.10%) Software Engineering
11 19 (22.89%) Retail
11 19 (22.89%) ASP.NET
11 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
12 18 (21.69%) Software Architecture
13 17 (20.48%) SOA
14 16 (19.28%) Telecoms
15 15 (18.07%) Banking
16 14 (16.87%) XML
17 12 (14.46%) Scrum
17 12 (14.46%) CSS
17 12 (14.46%) N-Tier
17 12 (14.46%) Stress Testing
17 12 (14.46%) AngularJS
18 11 (13.25%) Mathematics
18 11 (13.25%) Spring
18 11 (13.25%) JIRA
18 11 (13.25%) SOAP
18 11 (13.25%) Web Services

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 8 (9.64%) WebLogic
1 8 (9.64%) CMS
2 4 (4.82%) JBoss
3 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.61%) Confluence
4 2 (2.41%) Mule ESB
4 2 (2.41%) SAS
4 2 (2.41%) Mule
5 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) LAN
1 3 (3.61%) WAN
2 2 (2.41%) SAN
3 1 (1.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.23%) MySQL
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.20%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) JIRA
2 9 (10.84%) JUnit
3 8 (9.64%) Visual Studio
3 8 (9.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (9.64%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (9.64%) Subversion
3 8 (9.64%) Maven
3 8 (9.64%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.20%) Selenium
5 1 (1.20%) FitNesse
General
1 25 (30.12%) Finance
2 19 (22.89%) Retail
3 16 (19.28%) Telecoms
4 15 (18.07%) Banking
5 4 (4.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Developer
2 18 (21.69%) Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) Tester
4 11 (13.25%) Programmer
5 10 (12.05%) Graduate
5 10 (12.05%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Software Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Junior
7 7 (8.43%) Performance Tester
7 7 (8.43%) Analyst Programmer
7 7 (8.43%) Graduate Programmer
7 7 (8.43%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
8 6 (7.23%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.02%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.12%) .NET
2 24 (28.92%) HTML
3 19 (22.89%) ASP.NET
4 14 (16.87%) XML
5 12 (14.46%) CSS
5 12 (14.46%) AngularJS
6 11 (13.25%) SOAP
6 11 (13.25%) Web Services
6 11 (13.25%) Spring
7 10 (12.05%) Ajax
7 10 (12.05%) Hibernate
7 10 (12.05%) CSS3
8 9 (10.84%) Java EE
9 8 (9.64%) XSD
9 8 (9.64%) jQuery
9 8 (9.64%) HTML5
10 5 (6.02%) .NET Framework
10 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (6.02%) J2EE
10 5 (6.02%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) N-Tier
2 11 (13.25%) Mathematics
3 7 (8.43%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.23%) Open Source
5 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.82%) Statistics
6 3 (3.61%) Replication
6 3 (3.61%) PMI
6 3 (3.61%) LIMS
7 2 (2.41%) NHS
7 2 (2.41%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.20%) User Experience
8 1 (1.20%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (1.20%) Physics
8 1 (1.20%) RIA
8 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.20%) Clustering
8 1 (1.20%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Android
3 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.10%) Software Engineering
3 18 (21.69%) Software Architecture
4 17 (20.48%) SOA
5 12 (14.46%) Scrum
5 12 (14.46%) Stress Testing
6 11 (13.25%) Service Delivery
6 11 (13.25%) ITIL
7 10 (12.05%) Migration
8 9 (10.84%) Mentoring
9 8 (9.64%) Change Control
9 8 (9.64%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (9.64%) Web Design
9 8 (9.64%) TDD
9 8 (9.64%) UML
9 8 (9.64%) E-Commerce
9 8 (9.64%) Configuration Management
9 8 (9.64%) Data Protection
10 6 (7.23%) Business Development
10 6 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) Java
2 26 (31.33%) SQL
3 23 (27.71%) JavaScript
4 22 (26.51%) C#
5 9 (10.84%) C++
6 8 (9.64%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.02%) PHP
8 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.61%) Python
9 3 (3.61%) Ruby
10 2 (2.41%) R
11 1 (1.20%) Lua
11 1 (1.20%) PHP5
11 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.20%) C
11 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 83 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) A+ Certification
3 3 (3.61%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.41%) MCSE
4 2 (2.41%) CCNP
4 2 (2.41%) CCNA
4 2 (2.41%) ISEB
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) SLA
2 8 (9.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (4.82%) QA
4 1 (1.20%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (26.51%) Oracle
2 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.64%) Hitachi
4 4 (4.82%) Dell
5 2 (2.41%) Citrix
6 1 (1.20%) HP
6 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.20%) Symantec
6 1 (1.20%) VMware
6 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.20%) Tableau
6 1 (1.20%) LexisNexis
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