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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 32 35 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 24 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.65% 7.83% 3.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.22% 23.08% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 3
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
148 130 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 34.82% 33.94% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 122 125 135
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £33,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £27,000 £21,295
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 16 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Leicester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 34 (80.95%) C#
1 34 (80.95%) Software Engineering
2 33 (78.57%) Java
3 30 (71.43%) .NET
4 28 (66.67%) Oracle
5 27 (64.29%) SQL Server
5 27 (64.29%) Web Development
6 26 (61.90%) Android
6 26 (61.90%) C++
6 26 (61.90%) XML
6 26 (61.90%) Windows
6 26 (61.90%) Finance
7 25 (59.52%) Blackberry
7 25 (59.52%) Smartcard
7 25 (59.52%) LDAP
7 25 (59.52%) PKI
7 25 (59.52%) Mathematics
7 25 (59.52%) BlackBerry OS
7 25 (59.52%) Apple iOS
7 25 (59.52%) Cyber Security
8 13 (30.95%) CSS
9 12 (28.57%) HTML
9 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 10 (23.81%) Degree
11 8 (19.05%) SQL
12 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (9.52%) TDD
13 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
13 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
14 3 (7.14%) J2EE

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 25 (59.52%) LDAP
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) BGP
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (61.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (90.48%) Developer
2 26 (61.90%) C++ Developer
3 25 (59.52%) C++ Software Developer
3 25 (59.52%) Software Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Graduate
5 6 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Graduate Web Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Trainee
7 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Trainee Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Trainee Web Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Programmer
8 1 (2.38%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (2.38%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (71.43%) .NET
2 26 (61.90%) XML
3 13 (30.95%) CSS
4 12 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
6 3 (7.14%) J2EE
6 3 (7.14%) J2SE
6 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
6 3 (7.14%) Spring
6 3 (7.14%) jQuery
7 2 (4.76%) HTML5
7 2 (4.76%) Web Services
8 1 (2.38%) SOAP
8 1 (2.38%) OpenGL
8 1 (2.38%) DirectX
8 1 (2.38%) REST
8 1 (2.38%) CSS3
8 1 (2.38%) Direct3D
8 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (59.52%) Blackberry
1 25 (59.52%) Smartcard
1 25 (59.52%) PKI
1 25 (59.52%) Mathematics
2 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Android
1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) BlackBerry OS
2 25 (59.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Software Engineering
2 27 (64.29%) Web Development
3 25 (59.52%) Cyber Security
4 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.52%) TDD
6 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.38%) CRM
7 1 (2.38%) OOP
7 1 (2.38%) OO
7 1 (2.38%) ERP
7 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.38%) Change Management
7 1 (2.38%) MVC
7 1 (2.38%) SEO
7 1 (2.38%) Project Management
7 1 (2.38%) Coaching
7 1 (2.38%) Android Development
7 1 (2.38%) Change Control
7 1 (2.38%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (80.95%) C#
2 33 (78.57%) Java
3 26 (61.90%) C++
4 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 8 (19.05%) SQL
6 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) Delphi
7 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.38%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) CCNP
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL Certification
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Zend
2 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.38%) Google
2 1 (2.38%) Planview
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