The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 42 26 46
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 59 55 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.26% 7.50% 3.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.41% 23.21% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 56 49 25
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Miscellaneous Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
304 237 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 32.24% 32.33% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 280 213 170
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Leicester -11 28 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Lutterworth - 20 £45,000 -
Hinckley - 7 £70,000 -
Loughborough +9 2 £32,000 +10.34% 1
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 97 (69.78%) .NET
2 78 (56.12%) XML
3 76 (54.68%) Software Engineering
3 76 (54.68%) Degree
4 74 (53.24%) C#
5 68 (48.92%) Finance
6 62 (44.60%) Smartcard
6 62 (44.60%) Web Development
7 61 (43.88%) Cyber Security
8 60 (43.17%) JavaScript
9 59 (42.45%) HTML
10 58 (41.73%) Mathematics
11 53 (38.13%) Java
11 53 (38.13%) SQL Server
12 50 (35.97%) Oracle
12 50 (35.97%) SQL
12 50 (35.97%) Windows
13 49 (35.25%) Android
13 49 (35.25%) Apple iOS
14 35 (25.18%) Blackberry
15 34 (24.46%) Web Services
15 34 (24.46%) C++
16 32 (23.02%) LDAP
17 31 (22.30%) BlackBerry OS
17 31 (22.30%) PKI
18 29 (20.86%) XSLT
19 28 (20.14%) CSS
20 26 (18.71%) HTML5
21 25 (17.99%) Ajax
22 24 (17.27%) UML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 8 (5.76%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (3.60%) Apache
3 4 (2.88%) nginx
4 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.72%) DNN
5 1 (0.72%) WordPress
5 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (5.76%) MS Office
1 8 (5.76%) MS Excel
1 8 (5.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 32 (23.02%) LDAP
2 11 (7.91%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.60%) BGP
4 4 (2.88%) OSPF
4 4 (2.88%) SAN
4 4 (2.88%) PSTN
4 4 (2.88%) VoIP
5 3 (2.16%) Internet
5 3 (2.16%) DNS
5 3 (2.16%) DHCP
6 1 (0.72%) Firewall
6 1 (0.72%) MPLS
6 1 (0.72%) WAN
6 1 (0.72%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (38.13%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.76%) MySQL
3 8 (5.76%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.16%) Redis
5 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (12.95%) Eclipse
1 18 (12.95%) Xcode
2 15 (10.79%) PhoneGap
3 8 (5.76%) Moq
3 8 (5.76%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.88%) Subversion
4 4 (2.88%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.88%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 68 (48.92%) Finance
2 18 (12.95%) Retail
3 9 (6.47%) Marketing
4 7 (5.04%) Law
4 7 (5.04%) Legal
5 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 93 (66.91%) Developer
2 37 (26.62%) Web Developer
3 36 (25.90%) Software Developer
4 34 (24.46%) C++ Developer
4 34 (24.46%) C++ Software Developer
5 15 (10.79%) Architect
5 15 (10.79%) Mobile Developer
6 9 (6.47%) Mobile Web Developer
6 9 (6.47%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.76%) Software Architect
7 8 (5.76%) Analyst
7 8 (5.76%) Technical Architect
8 7 (5.04%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.04%) Applications Architect
8 7 (5.04%) Systems Architect
9 6 (4.32%) Graduate
9 6 (4.32%) Pre Sales Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Front-End Web Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (69.78%) .NET
2 78 (56.12%) XML
3 59 (42.45%) HTML
4 34 (24.46%) Web Services
5 29 (20.86%) XSLT
6 28 (20.14%) CSS
7 26 (18.71%) HTML5
8 25 (17.99%) Ajax
9 24 (17.27%) DHTML
10 21 (15.11%) ASP.NET
10 21 (15.11%) REST
11 20 (14.39%) JSON
11 20 (14.39%) jQuery
12 18 (12.95%) .NET Framework
12 18 (12.95%) CSS3
12 18 (12.95%) iOS SDK
12 18 (12.95%) SOAP
12 18 (12.95%) Android SDK
13 15 (10.79%) Apache Cordova
13 15 (10.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (44.60%) Smartcard
2 58 (41.73%) Mathematics
3 35 (25.18%) Blackberry
4 31 (22.30%) PKI
5 8 (5.76%) Biometrics
6 4 (2.88%) FMCG
7 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.16%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 50 (35.97%) Windows
2 49 (35.25%) Android
2 49 (35.25%) Apple iOS
3 31 (22.30%) BlackBerry OS
4 17 (12.23%) Linux
5 10 (7.19%) Windows Mobile
6 8 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.60%) UNIX
9 4 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (54.68%) Software Engineering
2 62 (44.60%) Web Development
3 61 (43.88%) Cyber Security
4 24 (17.27%) UML
5 20 (14.39%) MVC
6 18 (12.95%) Scrum
6 18 (12.95%) Extreme Programming
6 18 (12.95%) Information Security
6 18 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (12.95%) OWASP
6 18 (12.95%) Web Accessibility
7 17 (12.23%) Release Management
8 11 (7.91%) OO
9 9 (6.47%) Logistics
10 8 (5.76%) Identity Management
11 7 (5.04%) Migration
11 7 (5.04%) ERP
11 7 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.04%) Project Management
11 7 (5.04%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (53.24%) C#
2 60 (43.17%) JavaScript
3 53 (38.13%) Java
4 50 (35.97%) SQL
5 34 (24.46%) C++
6 18 (12.95%) Objective-C
7 5 (3.60%) PowerHouse
8 4 (2.88%) PHP
8 4 (2.88%) Python
9 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 76 (54.68%) Degree
2 7 (5.04%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.60%) CCNP
4 4 (2.88%) CCNA
4 4 (2.88%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.72%) ISEB
5 1 (0.72%) MCSE
5 1 (0.72%) MCSA
5 1 (0.72%) CCIE
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.23%) QA
2 8 (5.76%) ISO 9001
2 8 (5.76%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) SCCM
1 1 (0.72%) SCOM
1 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
1 1 (0.72%) SCDPM
1 1 (0.72%) SCSM
Vendors
1 50 (35.97%) Oracle
2 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.04%) SAP
3 7 (5.04%) JD Edwards
4 6 (4.32%) Cisco
5 4 (2.88%) Juniper
5 4 (2.88%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.16%) Google
6 3 (2.16%) Sun
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