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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 126 146 112
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -34
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 42 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.24% 1.00% 1.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.09% 3.83% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 34
Average salary £32,500 £38,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,450 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
1026 862 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 30.25% 26.02% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 807 611 713
Average salary £40,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.45% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Leeds

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (97.65%) Degree
2 35 (41.18%) Java
3 31 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (35.29%) Finance
5 29 (34.12%) SQL
6 27 (31.76%) HTML
7 25 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 20 (23.53%) C#
8 20 (23.53%) .NET
8 20 (23.53%) Oracle
8 20 (23.53%) CSS
8 20 (23.53%) Software Engineering
9 17 (20.00%) Spring
9 17 (20.00%) Java EE
10 16 (18.82%) jQuery
10 16 (18.82%) Hibernate
10 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET
10 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
11 14 (16.47%) CSS3
12 13 (15.29%) Mathematics
12 13 (15.29%) Ajax
12 13 (15.29%) Web Services
13 12 (14.12%) Windows
13 12 (14.12%) SOAP
13 12 (14.12%) JUnit
13 12 (14.12%) SLA
13 12 (14.12%) E-Commerce
13 12 (14.12%) Web Design
13 12 (14.12%) Scrum
13 12 (14.12%) CMS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (14.12%) CMS
2 11 (12.94%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.18%) SAS
4 1 (1.18%) Drupal
4 1 (1.18%) Confluence
4 1 (1.18%) JBoss
4 1 (1.18%) Apache
4 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) MS Office
3 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.18%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.18%) Force.com
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (1.18%) LAN
2 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) Oracle Database
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 9 (10.59%) MySQL
5 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) JUnit
1 12 (14.12%) Subversion
1 12 (14.12%) JIRA
2 11 (12.94%) Maven
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (12.94%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.24%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (4.71%) Selenium
4 4 (4.71%) FitNesse
4 4 (4.71%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.18%) PHPUnit
General
1 30 (35.29%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Retail
3 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 9 (10.59%) Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 2 (2.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.18%) Advertising
6 1 (1.18%) Games
6 1 (1.18%) French Language
6 1 (1.18%) German Language
6 1 (1.18%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Developer
2 20 (23.53%) Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) Java Developer
4 13 (15.29%) Graduate
5 11 (12.94%) Junior
6 9 (10.59%) Software Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) Tester
7 7 (8.24%) Performance Tester
7 7 (8.24%) Help Desk Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Junior Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
8 6 (7.06%) Graduate Programmer
8 6 (7.06%) Analyst Programmer
8 6 (7.06%) Programmer
9 5 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technician
10 4 (4.71%) Junior Support Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Junior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.76%) HTML
2 20 (23.53%) .NET
2 20 (23.53%) CSS
3 17 (20.00%) Spring
3 17 (20.00%) Java EE
4 16 (18.82%) Hibernate
4 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET
4 16 (18.82%) jQuery
5 14 (16.47%) CSS3
6 13 (15.29%) Ajax
6 13 (15.29%) Web Services
7 12 (14.12%) SOAP
7 12 (14.12%) HTML5
8 11 (12.94%) AngularJS
9 10 (11.76%) XML
10 7 (8.24%) XSD
11 6 (7.06%) J2EE
12 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
12 4 (4.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (2.35%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Mathematics
2 11 (12.94%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 8 (9.41%) N-Tier
5 6 (7.06%) Statistics
5 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.88%) Physics
7 4 (4.71%) User Experience
8 3 (3.53%) NHS
8 3 (3.53%) LIMS
9 1 (1.18%) PMI
9 1 (1.18%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.18%) BBC
9 1 (1.18%) Economics
9 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.18%) Open Source
9 1 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Linux
3 2 (2.35%) Android
3 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 12 (14.12%) Scrum
3 12 (14.12%) Web Design
3 12 (14.12%) E-Commerce
3 12 (14.12%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (12.94%) Change Control
4 11 (12.94%) OOP
4 11 (12.94%) Configuration Management
4 11 (12.94%) Data Protection
5 10 (11.76%) Software Architecture
6 9 (10.59%) SOA
7 8 (9.41%) ITIL
8 7 (8.24%) UML
8 7 (8.24%) Project Management
8 7 (8.24%) CRM
8 7 (8.24%) Stress Testing
9 6 (7.06%) MVC
9 6 (7.06%) OO
10 5 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.18%) Java
2 29 (34.12%) SQL
3 25 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 20 (23.53%) C#
5 11 (12.94%) PL/SQL
6 10 (11.76%) C++
7 7 (8.24%) PHP
8 6 (7.06%) Python
9 2 (2.35%) Ruby
9 2 (2.35%) PHP5
9 2 (2.35%) Perl
10 1 (1.18%) VBScript
10 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.18%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 83 (97.65%) Degree
2 7 (8.24%) A+ Certification
3 2 (2.35%) ISEB
3 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.18%) PhD
4 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.12%) SLA
2 11 (12.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (8.24%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) Oracle
2 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.94%) Hitachi
4 7 (8.24%) Dell
5 5 (5.88%) HP
5 5 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.35%) SAP
7 1 (1.18%) Adobe
7 1 (1.18%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.18%) Tableau
7 1 (1.18%) LexisNexis
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