The 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 54 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 22 79 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.10% 9.35% 6.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.73% 22.90% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 22 64 37
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,150 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,972 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.34% +8.49%
Computer Science
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
226 345 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 31.88% 40.83% 40.86%
Number of salaries quoted 199 293 259
Average salary £42,000 £39,361 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.70% -1.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -15 7 £50,000 +21.95% 2
Lutterworth -1 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Loughborough +1 1 £47,500 +48.43% 1
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 60 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 58 (82.86%) .NET
3 54 (77.14%) XML
4 53 (75.71%) Finance
5 52 (74.29%) Smartcard
5 52 (74.29%) Mathematics
5 52 (74.29%) Cyber Security
6 46 (65.71%) SQL Server
7 44 (62.86%) HTML
7 44 (62.86%) JavaScript
7 44 (62.86%) Web Development
8 42 (60.00%) C#
9 35 (50.00%) XSLT
10 34 (48.57%) DHTML
11 24 (34.29%) SQL
12 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (27.14%) Java
13 19 (27.14%) Oracle
14 18 (25.71%) Blackberry
14 18 (25.71%) C++
14 18 (25.71%) Windows
14 18 (25.71%) LDAP
14 18 (25.71%) PKI
14 18 (25.71%) WPF
14 18 (25.71%) Apple iOS
14 18 (25.71%) BlackBerry OS
14 18 (25.71%) Android
15 17 (24.29%) Degree
16 15 (21.43%) XAML
17 8 (11.43%) CSS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.29%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) nginx
4 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.29%) Sage 200
2 2 (2.86%) Magento
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (65.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) MySQL
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
General
1 53 (75.71%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.86%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (88.57%) Developer
2 19 (27.14%) Web Developer
2 19 (27.14%) Senior Developer
2 19 (27.14%) C# Developer
2 19 (27.14%) Senior C# Developer
3 18 (25.71%) C++ Software Developer
3 18 (25.71%) C++ Developer
3 18 (25.71%) Software Developer
4 5 (7.14%) Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) PHP Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (2.86%) QA Analyst
8 1 (1.43%) IT Business Analyst
8 1 (1.43%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (1.43%) Python Developer
8 1 (1.43%) Graduate
8 1 (1.43%) Programmer
8 1 (1.43%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (82.86%) .NET
2 54 (77.14%) XML
3 44 (62.86%) HTML
4 35 (50.00%) XSLT
5 34 (48.57%) DHTML
6 18 (25.71%) WPF
7 8 (11.43%) CSS
8 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 5 (7.14%) HTML5
8 5 (7.14%) jQuery
9 3 (4.29%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.29%) WCF
9 3 (4.29%) Silverlight
10 2 (2.86%) Ajax
11 1 (1.43%) JSON
11 1 (1.43%) J2EE
11 1 (1.43%) LINQ
11 1 (1.43%) Django
11 1 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (74.29%) Smartcard
1 52 (74.29%) Mathematics
2 18 (25.71%) Blackberry
2 18 (25.71%) PKI
3 3 (4.29%) Informatics
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) FMCG
5 1 (1.43%) Open Source
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Windows
1 18 (25.71%) Android
1 18 (25.71%) Apple iOS
1 18 (25.71%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 52 (74.29%) Cyber Security
3 44 (62.86%) Web Development
4 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.14%) TDD
6 4 (5.71%) MVC
7 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.29%) CRM
7 3 (4.29%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.29%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.29%) Software Architecture
7 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.29%) ERP
7 3 (4.29%) Analytics
8 2 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.43%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.43%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (1.43%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.43%) Automated Testing
9 1 (1.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 44 (62.86%) JavaScript
2 42 (60.00%) C#
3 24 (34.29%) SQL
4 19 (27.14%) Java
5 18 (25.71%) C++
6 15 (21.43%) XAML
7 4 (5.71%) PHP
8 2 (2.86%) Python
9 1 (1.43%) VB
9 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) CISSP
3 1 (1.43%) CISA
3 1 (1.43%) CISM
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Oracle
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) Sage
4 1 (1.43%) Google
4 1 (1.43%) Planview
4 1 (1.43%) Zend
4 1 (1.43%) Sun
4 1 (1.43%) Pegasus
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