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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 43 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 11 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.71% 4.74% 7.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.01% 14.01% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 26
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £20,600 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
183 157 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 45.07% 33.84% 34.50%
Number of salaries quoted 144 127 122
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Leicester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
3 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
5 8 (42.11%) C#
6 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
7 6 (31.58%) MVC
8 5 (26.32%) Xcode
8 5 (26.32%) Objective-C
8 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) Apple
8 5 (26.32%) Java
8 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
8 5 (26.32%) Animation
8 5 (26.32%) QA
8 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
8 5 (26.32%) iPhone
8 5 (26.32%) RESTful
8 5 (26.32%) Core Animation
8 5 (26.32%) iPad
8 5 (26.32%) Memory Management
8 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
8 5 (26.32%) iOS Development
8 5 (26.32%) Mobile Development
8 5 (26.32%) CocoaPods
8 5 (26.32%) API Integration
9 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
9 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Xcode
1 5 (26.32%) CocoaPods
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Sublime Text
3 1 (5.26%) PhpStorm
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) French Language
2 3 (15.79%) German Language
2 3 (15.79%) Italian Language
2 3 (15.79%) Spanish Language
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Graduate
3 5 (26.32%) Web Developer
3 5 (26.32%) iOS Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Graduate Web Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Junior
5 3 (15.79%) Junior Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Support Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Project Support Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) AWS Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Project Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
7 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
1 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
2 5 (26.32%) RESTful
2 5 (26.32%) Core Animation
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) SOAP
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) REST
5 2 (10.53%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) CSS
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
6 1 (5.26%) JSON
6 1 (5.26%) HTML5
6 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
6 1 (5.26%) XHTML
6 1 (5.26%) LAMP
6 1 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Animation
1 5 (26.32%) iPhone
1 5 (26.32%) iPad
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 6 (31.58%) MVC
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Memory Management
4 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
4 5 (26.32%) iOS Development
4 5 (26.32%) Mobile Development
4 5 (26.32%) API Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
8 1 (5.26%) Web Development
8 1 (5.26%) Change Control
8 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
8 1 (5.26%) Time Management
8 1 (5.26%) Open Source
8 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) Objective-C
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) C
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 5 (26.32%) Apple
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
Leicester, Leicestershire
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