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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 127 106 123
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 54 49 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.43% 1.86% 1.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.16% 7.11% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 30
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,625 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
876 689 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.14% 26.12% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 650 505 538
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,851
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,700 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 22 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Leeds

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 122 (96.83%) Degree
2 63 (50.00%) C#
3 58 (46.03%) .NET
4 48 (38.10%) Java
5 45 (35.71%) OO
6 42 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 30 (23.81%) Java EE
8 28 (22.22%) OOP
9 25 (19.84%) ASP.NET
9 25 (19.84%) SQL Server
9 25 (19.84%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (19.05%) Spring
11 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (18.25%) Multithreading
11 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
12 21 (16.67%) Hibernate
12 21 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 20 (15.87%) Windows
14 19 (15.08%) WinForms
15 17 (13.49%) SQL
15 17 (13.49%) SaaS
16 16 (12.70%) .NET Framework
17 15 (11.90%) C++
17 15 (11.90%) HTML
17 15 (11.90%) XML
17 15 (11.90%) MS Excel
17 15 (11.90%) Scrum
17 15 (11.90%) MVC
18 14 (11.11%) Finance
18 14 (11.11%) MySQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (3.97%) Node.js
2 3 (2.38%) CICS
2 3 (2.38%) Apache
2 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.38%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.79%) CMS
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Magento
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.79%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.49%) SaaS
2 10 (7.94%) Force.com
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) HTTP
2 2 (1.59%) SSH
2 2 (1.59%) LAN
2 2 (1.59%) SMTP
2 2 (1.59%) DHCP
2 2 (1.59%) DNS
2 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.59%) FTP
2 2 (1.59%) SAN
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.84%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.11%) MySQL
3 11 (8.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (6.35%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.17%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.38%) Redis
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 11 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.76%) Hudson
4 6 (4.76%) Automake
4 6 (4.76%) Subversion
5 5 (3.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (3.17%) ReSharper
7 3 (2.38%) JUnit
7 3 (2.38%) Maven
8 2 (1.59%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.59%) Selenium
8 2 (1.59%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 14 (11.11%) Finance
2 10 (7.94%) Games
3 5 (3.97%) Retail
4 2 (1.59%) French Language
4 2 (1.59%) Marketing
4 2 (1.59%) Legal
4 2 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) German Language
5 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (53.17%) Developer
2 32 (25.40%) Software Engineer
3 27 (21.43%) Graduate
4 24 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 21 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
6 20 (15.87%) Java Developer
7 15 (11.90%) Java Software Engineer
8 14 (11.11%) Junior
9 12 (9.52%) Software Developer
9 12 (9.52%) Junior Developer
10 11 (8.73%) .NET Developer
11 10 (7.94%) Junior Java Developer
11 10 (7.94%) Junior C# Developer
12 9 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (5.56%) Tester
14 6 (4.76%) Build Engineer
14 6 (4.76%) Magento Developer
14 6 (4.76%) Performance Tester
15 5 (3.97%) .NET Software Engineer
15 5 (3.97%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (46.03%) .NET
2 30 (23.81%) Java EE
3 25 (19.84%) ASP.NET
4 24 (19.05%) Spring
5 21 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 19 (15.08%) WinForms
7 16 (12.70%) .NET Framework
8 15 (11.90%) HTML
8 15 (11.90%) XML
9 12 (9.52%) Web Services
9 12 (9.52%) J2EE
9 12 (9.52%) WCF
10 11 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (7.94%) jQuery
11 10 (7.94%) WPF
12 9 (7.14%) Silverlight
12 9 (7.14%) CSS
13 6 (4.76%) REST
14 5 (3.97%) XSD
15 4 (3.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.84%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (10.32%) NHS
3 12 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 11 (8.73%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.73%) Open Source
5 10 (7.94%) DTV
6 6 (4.76%) Digital Media
7 5 (3.97%) Social Media
8 4 (3.17%) Physics
9 3 (2.38%) Mainframe
9 3 (2.38%) W3C
9 3 (2.38%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.59%) iSeries
10 2 (1.59%) Statistics
11 1 (0.79%) PMI
11 1 (0.79%) Economics
11 1 (0.79%) CMDB
11 1 (0.79%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.87%) Windows
2 10 (7.94%) Linux
3 6 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.76%) Windows 8
3 6 (4.76%) Android
4 5 (3.97%) UNIX
4 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.38%) zOS
5 3 (2.38%) Solaris
5 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.79%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.71%) OO
2 42 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 28 (22.22%) OOP
4 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (18.25%) Multithreading
5 15 (11.90%) Scrum
5 15 (11.90%) MVC
6 10 (7.94%) Game Development
6 10 (7.94%) E-Commerce
6 10 (7.94%) TDD
7 9 (7.14%) Performance Testing
7 9 (7.14%) Kanban
7 9 (7.14%) DSDM
8 8 (6.35%) User Stories
8 8 (6.35%) Project Management
8 8 (6.35%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.76%) DevOps
9 6 (4.76%) Test Strategy
9 6 (4.76%) Agile Testing
9 6 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 63 (50.00%) C#
2 48 (38.10%) Java
3 21 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 17 (13.49%) SQL
5 15 (11.90%) C++
6 13 (10.32%) Python
7 12 (9.52%) PHP
8 10 (7.94%) Perl
9 6 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.76%) C
10 5 (3.97%) VB
11 4 (3.17%) Scala
11 4 (3.17%) Ruby
12 3 (2.38%) COBOL
12 3 (2.38%) Groovy
13 1 (0.79%) XAML
13 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.79%) VBScript
13 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 122 (96.83%) Degree
2 9 (7.14%) ISEB
3 6 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.76%) HND
4 4 (3.17%) MySQL Certification
4 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.79%) MCP
6 1 (0.79%) MCSE
6 1 (0.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (0.79%) SCCM
1 1 (0.79%) SCOM
1 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
1 1 (0.79%) SCDPM
1 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.79%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.14%) Zend
3 6 (4.76%) Oracle
4 4 (3.17%) Typemock
4 4 (3.17%) Red Gate
5 3 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.38%) HP
5 3 (2.38%) Cisco
5 3 (2.38%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (1.59%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.59%) SAP
6 2 (1.59%) Intel
7 1 (0.79%) Symantec
7 1 (0.79%) NetApp
7 1 (0.79%) IBM
7 1 (0.79%) VMware
7 1 (0.79%) Akamai
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Flexi-Cash
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £52500 - £57500 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Cash Choices
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Annual Bonus, Pension Scheme, Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Virtonei Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum based on experience
Posted: 11 days ago