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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 35 32 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 22 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.69% 7.51% 3.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.82% 26.67% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 4
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
111 105 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 23.67% 28.15% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 84 102 108
Average salary £45,000 £33,800 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.13% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Leicester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 33 (82.50%) C#
1 33 (82.50%) Java
1 33 (82.50%) Software Engineering
2 29 (72.50%) .NET
3 27 (67.50%) Oracle
4 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
5 25 (62.50%) C++
5 25 (62.50%) XML
5 25 (62.50%) Windows
5 25 (62.50%) Finance
5 25 (62.50%) Web Development
5 25 (62.50%) Android
6 24 (60.00%) Apple iOS
6 24 (60.00%) BlackBerry OS
6 24 (60.00%) Cyber Security
6 24 (60.00%) Mathematics
6 24 (60.00%) PKI
6 24 (60.00%) Smartcard
6 24 (60.00%) Blackberry
6 24 (60.00%) LDAP
7 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (30.00%) CSS
8 11 (27.50%) HTML
9 9 (22.50%) Degree
10 8 (20.00%) SQL
11 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
11 4 (10.00%) TDD
11 4 (10.00%) Spring
11 4 (10.00%) Hibernate
11 4 (10.00%) J2SE

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) LDAP
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) BGP
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (92.50%) Developer
2 25 (62.50%) C++ Developer
3 24 (60.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 24 (60.00%) Software Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Graduate
5 7 (17.50%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Web Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Graduate Web Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Trainee
7 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Trainee Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Trainee Web Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (2.50%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.50%) C++ Programmer
9 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Tester
9 1 (2.50%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) .NET
2 25 (62.50%) XML
3 12 (30.00%) CSS
4 11 (27.50%) HTML
5 4 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (10.00%) Spring
5 4 (10.00%) J2EE
5 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.00%) J2SE
6 2 (5.00%) Web Services
6 2 (5.00%) HTML5
6 2 (5.00%) jQuery
7 1 (2.50%) RESTful
7 1 (2.50%) REST
7 1 (2.50%) CSS3
7 1 (2.50%) Direct3D
7 1 (2.50%) JSON
7 1 (2.50%) OpenGL
7 1 (2.50%) DirectX
7 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (60.00%) PKI
1 24 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 24 (60.00%) Smartcard
1 24 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
1 25 (62.50%) Android
2 24 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 24 (60.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) Software Engineering
2 25 (62.50%) Web Development
3 24 (60.00%) Cyber Security
4 4 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.50%) Project Management
6 1 (2.50%) Change Management
6 1 (2.50%) MVC
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.50%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.50%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (2.50%) Change Control
6 1 (2.50%) CRM
6 1 (2.50%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) C#
1 33 (82.50%) Java
2 25 (62.50%) C++
3 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.50%) PowerHouse
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) CCNP
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Google
2 1 (2.50%) Planview
2 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
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