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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 136 129 120
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 38 46 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.04% 1.33% 1.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.80% 4.84% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30 45 31
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,650 £40,300 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
1001 951 905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 27.52% 27.45% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 762 713 733
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £52,500 £62,375
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 2 March 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Leeds

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 80 (97.56%) Degree
2 32 (39.02%) Finance
3 29 (35.37%) Java
4 26 (31.71%) HTML
4 26 (31.71%) SQL
4 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (29.27%) JavaScript
6 19 (23.17%) .NET
6 19 (23.17%) CSS
7 17 (20.73%) Oracle
7 17 (20.73%) C#
8 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
8 16 (19.51%) Retail
8 16 (19.51%) Software Engineering
9 15 (18.29%) jQuery
10 14 (17.07%) Software Architecture
10 14 (17.07%) CSS3
10 14 (17.07%) JIRA
10 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET
10 14 (17.07%) Telecoms
11 13 (15.85%) Web Services
11 13 (15.85%) SOA
11 13 (15.85%) Java EE
11 13 (15.85%) Ajax
11 13 (15.85%) Spring
11 13 (15.85%) Banking
12 12 (14.63%) Subversion
12 12 (14.63%) Mathematics
12 12 (14.63%) HTML5
12 12 (14.63%) E-Commerce

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (14.63%) CMS
2 11 (13.41%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.66%) Confluence
4 1 (1.22%) SAS
4 1 (1.22%) Drupal
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS Office
3 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) Force.com
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) SAN
2 1 (1.22%) LAN
2 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) Oracle Reports
1 11 (13.41%) Oracle Database
2 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.54%) MySQL
4 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) JIRA
2 12 (14.63%) JUnit
2 12 (14.63%) Subversion
3 11 (13.41%) Maven
3 11 (13.41%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (13.41%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio
4 7 (8.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.44%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.44%) Selenium
6 2 (2.44%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.22%) PHPUnit
General
1 32 (39.02%) Finance
2 16 (19.51%) Retail
3 14 (17.07%) Telecoms
4 13 (15.85%) Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Advertising
6 1 (1.22%) Games
6 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (28.05%) Developer
2 20 (24.39%) Analyst
3 14 (17.07%) Java Developer
4 13 (15.85%) Tester
5 11 (13.41%) Junior
6 10 (12.20%) Graduate
7 7 (8.54%) Analyst Programmer
7 7 (8.54%) Programmer
7 7 (8.54%) Help Desk Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Performance Tester
7 7 (8.54%) Junior Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Graduate Programmer
7 7 (8.54%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
7 7 (8.54%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.88%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) HTML
2 19 (23.17%) .NET
2 19 (23.17%) CSS
3 15 (18.29%) jQuery
4 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET
4 14 (17.07%) CSS3
5 13 (15.85%) Spring
5 13 (15.85%) Ajax
5 13 (15.85%) Java EE
5 13 (15.85%) Web Services
6 12 (14.63%) SOAP
6 12 (14.63%) Hibernate
6 12 (14.63%) HTML5
7 11 (13.41%) AngularJS
7 11 (13.41%) XML
8 7 (8.54%) XSD
9 5 (6.10%) J2EE
10 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (2.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) N-Tier
1 12 (14.63%) Mathematics
2 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.88%) Physics
4 4 (4.88%) Statistics
5 3 (3.66%) PMI
5 3 (3.66%) LIMS
6 2 (2.44%) NHS
6 2 (2.44%) User Experience
7 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.22%) Open Source
7 1 (1.22%) Social Media
7 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.22%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.22%) BBC
7 1 (1.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (2.44%) Android
3 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.51%) Software Engineering
3 14 (17.07%) Software Architecture
4 13 (15.85%) SOA
5 12 (14.63%) E-Commerce
5 12 (14.63%) Web Design
5 12 (14.63%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (13.41%) Change Control
6 11 (13.41%) Configuration Management
6 11 (13.41%) Data Protection
6 11 (13.41%) Stress Testing
7 10 (12.20%) Scrum
8 9 (10.98%) ITIL
9 7 (8.54%) CRM
9 7 (8.54%) UML
10 6 (7.32%) Migration
10 6 (7.32%) Business Development
11 5 (6.10%) TDD
11 5 (6.10%) MVC
11 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.37%) Java
2 26 (31.71%) SQL
3 24 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.73%) C#
5 11 (13.41%) PL/SQL
6 8 (9.76%) C++
7 6 (7.32%) PHP
8 3 (3.66%) Python
9 2 (2.44%) Ruby
9 2 (2.44%) PHP5
10 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.22%) VBScript
10 1 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 80 (97.56%) Degree
2 7 (8.54%) A+ Certification
3 3 (3.66%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.44%) ISEB
4 2 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.22%) MCSE
5 1 (1.22%) PhD
5 1 (1.22%) CCNP
5 1 (1.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.41%) SLA
1 11 (13.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (6.10%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Oracle
2 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.41%) Hitachi
4 7 (8.54%) Dell
5 3 (3.66%) SolarWinds
5 3 (3.66%) HP
6 1 (1.22%) Tableau
6 1 (1.22%) LexisNexis
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix
6 1 (1.22%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.22%) Symantec
6 1 (1.22%) VMware
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe
6 1 (1.22%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
WebAnyWhere
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: Bonus, Car Allowance, Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
360 Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
OHO Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Virtonei Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on candidate & experience
Posted: 19 days ago