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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 24 53 33
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 50 21 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.98% 3.06% 9.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.12% 9.55% 22.19%
Number of salaries quoted 43 21 65
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £40,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
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
354 220 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 49.44% 32.07% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 293 194 299
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 +21 25 £45,000 -10.00%
Lutterworth 0 12 £50,000 +11.11%
Loughborough +1 2 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Hinckley - 2 £47,500 -
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 66 (82.50%) Degree
2 40 (50.00%) .NET
3 39 (48.75%) C#
4 32 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (36.25%) Software Engineering
5 29 (36.25%) SQL Server
6 24 (30.00%) SQL
7 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
8 21 (26.25%) Oracle
9 20 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 20 (25.00%) Finance
10 18 (22.50%) CSS
11 16 (20.00%) Windows
12 15 (18.75%) Java
12 15 (18.75%) Mathematics
13 14 (17.50%) Web Services
14 13 (16.25%) XML
14 13 (16.25%) C++
14 13 (16.25%) Management Information System
14 13 (16.25%) Apple iOS
15 12 (15.00%) BlackBerry OS
15 12 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
15 12 (15.00%) SDLC
15 12 (15.00%) PKI
15 12 (15.00%) Android
15 12 (15.00%) LDAP
15 12 (15.00%) Smartcard
15 12 (15.00%) Blackberry
16 11 (13.75%) PHP
16 11 (13.75%) MVC

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (10.00%) IIS
2 5 (6.25%) CMS
2 5 (6.25%) Drupal
2 5 (6.25%) Joomla!
2 5 (6.25%) SilverStripe
2 5 (6.25%) WordPress
3 2 (2.50%) Apache
3 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS Office
3 4 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.50%) Simulink
5 1 (1.25%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.25%) MS Project
5 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (6.25%) Dynamics GP
1 5 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) LDAP
2 7 (8.75%) HTTPS
3 5 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) MySQL
2 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.25%) Power BI
3 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.50%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.25%) PHPUnit
1 5 (6.25%) Vagrant
1 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.25%) CocoaPods
3 1 (1.25%) Xcode
General
1 20 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.25%) French Language
3 5 (6.25%) German Language
3 5 (6.25%) Italian Language
3 5 (6.25%) Retail
3 5 (6.25%) Spanish Language
4 4 (5.00%) Dutch Language
4 4 (5.00%) Electronics
5 2 (2.50%) Automotive
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (47.50%) Developer
2 15 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 12 (15.00%) Analyst
3 12 (15.00%) C++ Developer
4 11 (13.75%) PHP Developer
5 8 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Architect
5 8 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.50%) C# Web Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Mobile Web Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.25%) CRM Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (50.00%) .NET
2 20 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (22.50%) CSS
4 14 (17.50%) Web Services
5 13 (16.25%) XML
6 11 (13.75%) RESTful
7 10 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 10 (12.50%) CSS3
7 10 (12.50%) HTML
8 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (11.25%) jQuery
9 8 (10.00%) WCF
10 7 (8.75%) Ajax
10 7 (8.75%) EDI
11 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
11 5 (6.25%) Behat
11 5 (6.25%) Laravel
11 5 (6.25%) Symfony
12 3 (3.75%) HTML5
13 2 (2.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Mathematics
2 13 (16.25%) Management Information System
3 12 (15.00%) Blackberry
3 12 (15.00%) PKI
3 12 (15.00%) Smartcard
4 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (10.00%) CESG
6 7 (8.75%) AS400
7 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (6.25%) Life Science
7 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
8 3 (3.75%) iPhone
9 2 (2.50%) ASIC
9 2 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (2.50%) N-Tier
9 2 (2.50%) Ontologies
10 1 (1.25%) Animation
10 1 (1.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Windows
2 13 (16.25%) Apple iOS
3 12 (15.00%) Android
3 12 (15.00%) BlackBerry OS
4 7 (8.75%) Linux
4 7 (8.75%) Unix
5 5 (6.25%) CentOS
5 5 (6.25%) Mac OS
5 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.50%) Debian
6 2 (2.50%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (36.25%) Software Engineering
3 12 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (15.00%) SDLC
4 11 (13.75%) MVC
5 10 (12.50%) Project Management
5 10 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 9 (11.25%) E-Commerce
6 9 (11.25%) High Availability
7 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 8 (10.00%) Information Security
7 8 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 8 (10.00%) Web Development
8 7 (8.75%) CRM
8 7 (8.75%) Front End Development
8 7 (8.75%) V-Model
9 6 (7.50%) Migration
10 5 (6.25%) Business Development
10 5 (6.25%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.75%) C#
2 24 (30.00%) SQL
3 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.75%) Java
5 13 (16.25%) C++
6 11 (13.75%) PHP
7 7 (8.75%) COBOL
7 7 (8.75%) RPG
8 2 (2.50%) C
8 2 (2.50%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 66 (82.50%) Degree
2 8 (10.00%) CISA
2 8 (10.00%) CISM
2 8 (10.00%) CISSP
3 5 (6.25%) APMP
3 5 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.75%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.25%) HNC
5 1 (1.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 5 (6.25%) TickIT
3 3 (3.75%) SLA
4 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) VirtualBox
2 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Ansible
1 5 (6.25%) Plesk
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Oracle
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.00%) SAP
4 7 (8.75%) JD Edwards
4 7 (8.75%) JDA
4 7 (8.75%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (6.25%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.25%) Apple
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