The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 44 28 57
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +29
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 11 59 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.94% 10.41% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.87% 25.32% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10 48 1
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Computer Science
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
124 233 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 33.16% 41.09% 41.54%
Number of salaries quoted 116 204 131
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,332
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Leicester region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Leicester

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Leicester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 26 (78.79%) Software Engineering
1 26 (78.79%) C#
2 23 (69.70%) Java
2 23 (69.70%) .NET
3 22 (66.67%) Web Development
4 21 (63.64%) Android
4 21 (63.64%) C++
4 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 21 (63.64%) XML
4 21 (63.64%) Windows
4 21 (63.64%) Finance
5 20 (60.61%) Blackberry
5 20 (60.61%) LDAP
5 20 (60.61%) Smartcard
5 20 (60.61%) Oracle
5 20 (60.61%) Mathematics
5 20 (60.61%) PKI
5 20 (60.61%) Apple iOS
5 20 (60.61%) BlackBerry OS
5 20 (60.61%) Cyber Security
6 10 (30.30%) Degree
7 7 (21.21%) CSS
8 6 (18.18%) HTML
8 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 5 (15.15%) SQL
10 3 (9.09%) Analytics
10 3 (9.09%) Informatics
10 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
10 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
10 3 (9.09%) MySQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) LDAP
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) BGP
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 21 (63.64%) C++ Developer
3 20 (60.61%) Software Developer
3 20 (60.61%) C++ Software Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Graduate
4 4 (12.12%) Graduate Web Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Trainee Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Trainee Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Trainee
6 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.03%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.03%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) .NET
2 21 (63.64%) XML
3 7 (21.21%) CSS
4 6 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (6.06%) jQuery
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.03%) SOAP
6 1 (3.03%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) OpenGL
6 1 (3.03%) DirectX
6 1 (3.03%) Ajax
6 1 (3.03%) JSON
6 1 (3.03%) RESTful
6 1 (3.03%) HTML5
6 1 (3.03%) REST
6 1 (3.03%) Direct3D
6 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (60.61%) Smartcard
1 20 (60.61%) Blackberry
1 20 (60.61%) PKI
1 20 (60.61%) Mathematics
2 3 (9.09%) Informatics
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
1 21 (63.64%) Android
2 20 (60.61%) Apple iOS
2 20 (60.61%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Software Engineering
2 22 (66.67%) Web Development
3 20 (60.61%) Cyber Security
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Analytics
4 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) TDD
6 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.03%) OOP
6 1 (3.03%) OO
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (3.03%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) C#
2 23 (69.70%) Java
3 21 (63.64%) C++
4 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.15%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL Certification
2 1 (3.03%) CCNP
2 1 (3.03%) CISSP
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) CISA
2 1 (3.03%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Google
2 1 (3.03%) Planview
2 1 (3.03%) Zend
Leicester
Searchability
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits - Pension + Share Options +
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago