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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 52 52 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 7 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.64% 4.94% 7.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.56% 13.81% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 34
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £24,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
126 210 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 29.51% 35.78% 43.84%
Number of salaries quoted 109 182 178
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 April 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Leicester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 13 (92.86%) C#
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 12 (85.71%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 10 (71.43%) XML
3 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) Web Development
4 9 (64.29%) PKI
4 9 (64.29%) Mathematics
4 9 (64.29%) Android
4 9 (64.29%) Apple iOS
4 9 (64.29%) LDAP
4 9 (64.29%) Smartcard
4 9 (64.29%) Blackberry
4 9 (64.29%) Finance
4 9 (64.29%) Oracle
4 9 (64.29%) C++
4 9 (64.29%) BlackBerry OS
4 9 (64.29%) Cyber Security
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 3 (21.43%) Internet
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 3 (21.43%) Marketing
8 2 (14.29%) Retail
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (14.29%) QA
8 2 (14.29%) HTML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (7.14%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) LDAP
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) PHPUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Sublime Text
1 1 (7.14%) PhpStorm
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) French Language
4 1 (7.14%) German Language
4 1 (7.14%) Italian Language
4 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Software Developer
3 9 (64.29%) C++ Developer
3 9 (64.29%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Graduate
4 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Junior
5 2 (14.29%) Junior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Graduate Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) AWS Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) Laravel
5 1 (7.14%) Sass
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) XHTML
5 1 (7.14%) LAMP
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Smartcard
1 9 (64.29%) Blackberry
1 9 (64.29%) PKI
1 9 (64.29%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Android
2 9 (64.29%) Apple iOS
2 9 (64.29%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 10 (71.43%) Web Development
3 9 (64.29%) Cyber Security
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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