The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 110 93 59
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -34
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 73 69 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.92% 2.48% 3.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.90% 10.09% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 72 51 91
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
820 684 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.61% 24.57% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 680 540 648
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Computer Science
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Leeds

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 103 (96.26%) Degree
2 50 (46.73%) .NET
3 45 (42.06%) C#
4 41 (38.32%) OO
5 29 (27.10%) Java
6 26 (24.30%) PHP
6 26 (24.30%) Java EE
7 24 (22.43%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (21.50%) OOP
9 22 (20.56%) MySQL
9 22 (20.56%) Software Engineering
10 21 (19.63%) Zend
10 21 (19.63%) SaaS
11 20 (18.69%) ASP.NET
11 20 (18.69%) Multithreading
12 19 (17.76%) E-Commerce
12 19 (17.76%) Finance
13 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
14 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
15 15 (14.02%) J2EE
15 15 (14.02%) WinForms
15 15 (14.02%) Magento
16 14 (13.08%) Force.com
16 14 (13.08%) Game Development
16 14 (13.08%) Games
17 13 (12.15%) Hibernate
17 13 (12.15%) SQL
17 13 (12.15%) Windows
17 13 (12.15%) MS Excel
17 13 (12.15%) Spring

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (1.87%) WordPress
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) IIS
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 13 (12.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (14.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.63%) SaaS
2 14 (13.08%) Force.com
3 2 (1.87%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) Internet
1 4 (3.74%) SAN
2 1 (0.93%) DHCP
2 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) DNS
2 1 (0.93%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.56%) MySQL
2 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.93%) Hudson
3 1 (0.93%) Automake
3 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) Subversion
3 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
General
1 19 (17.76%) Finance
2 14 (13.08%) Games
3 5 (4.67%) Legal
4 3 (2.80%) Law
4 3 (2.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Military
6 1 (0.93%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (65.42%) Developer
2 27 (25.23%) C# Developer
3 22 (20.56%) Graduate
4 21 (19.63%) Java Developer
5 19 (17.76%) .NET Developer
5 19 (17.76%) Graduate Developer
5 19 (17.76%) Junior
6 17 (15.89%) Junior Developer
7 14 (13.08%) Junior C# Developer
7 14 (13.08%) Junior Java Developer
7 14 (13.08%) Software Engineer
8 13 (12.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (9.35%) Java Software Engineer
10 9 (8.41%) PHP Developer
10 9 (8.41%) Senior Developer
11 8 (7.48%) Senior PHP Developer
12 7 (6.54%) Software Developer
13 6 (5.61%) Tester
13 6 (5.61%) Analyst
14 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (46.73%) .NET
2 26 (24.30%) Java EE
3 20 (18.69%) ASP.NET
4 15 (14.02%) J2EE
4 15 (14.02%) WinForms
5 13 (12.15%) Hibernate
5 13 (12.15%) Spring
5 13 (12.15%) WCF
6 11 (10.28%) WPF
7 10 (9.35%) Silverlight
8 8 (7.48%) jQuery
8 8 (7.48%) CSS
8 8 (7.48%) HTML
9 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (5.61%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.67%) Web Services
10 5 (4.67%) XML
11 4 (3.74%) XHTML
12 2 (1.87%) SOAP
13 1 (0.93%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.43%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (8.41%) Open Source
3 7 (6.54%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.61%) NHS
4 6 (5.61%) DTV
5 4 (3.74%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.80%) Statistics
6 3 (2.80%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.93%) GIS
7 1 (0.93%) PMI
7 1 (0.93%) Telematics
7 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.93%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.93%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Windows
2 4 (3.74%) Windows 8
2 4 (3.74%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.74%) Android
2 4 (3.74%) Linux
3 2 (1.87%) UNIX
4 1 (0.93%) Fedora
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.32%) OO
2 23 (21.50%) OOP
3 22 (20.56%) Software Engineering
4 20 (18.69%) Multithreading
5 19 (17.76%) E-Commerce
6 14 (13.08%) Game Development
7 10 (9.35%) Web Development
7 10 (9.35%) Scrum
8 9 (8.41%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (8.41%) Performance Testing
9 8 (7.48%) Software Testing
9 8 (7.48%) MVC
10 6 (5.61%) Project Management
11 5 (4.67%) DSDM
11 5 (4.67%) ITIL
11 5 (4.67%) Kanban
12 4 (3.74%) Load Testing
12 4 (3.74%) Integration Testing
12 4 (3.74%) Test Strategy
12 4 (3.74%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (42.06%) C#
2 29 (27.10%) Java
3 26 (24.30%) PHP
4 13 (12.15%) SQL
5 7 (6.54%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.87%) C++
6 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.93%) XAML
7 1 (0.93%) C
7 1 (0.93%) Perl
7 1 (0.93%) Python
7 1 (0.93%) Scala
7 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 103 (96.26%) Degree
2 9 (8.41%) ISEB
3 7 (6.54%) MySQL Certification
4 4 (3.74%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.80%) MCSE
5 3 (2.80%) HP ASE
5 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) HNC
6 1 (0.93%) HND
6 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.93%) SCDPM
1 1 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 21 (19.63%) Zend
2 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.74%) HP
4 2 (1.87%) Google
4 2 (1.87%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.93%) Metastorm
5 1 (0.93%) VMware
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco
5 1 (0.93%) IBM
5 1 (0.93%) NetApp
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.93%) Symantec
5 1 (0.93%) Typemock
5 1 (0.93%) Akamai
5 1 (0.93%) Red Gate
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus pension, holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus pension, holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience and benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
EMIS
Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 23 days ago