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 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 57 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 17 64 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.49% 7.52% 10.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.86% 21.92% 26.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 63 71
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,800 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
290 292 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 42.52% 34.31% 40.58%
Number of salaries quoted 218 249 261
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £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 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 -5 11 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 £27,500 -
Loughborough -1 1 £19,000 -37.70%
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (96.67%) Degree
2 20 (66.67%) .NET
3 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 15 (50.00%) C#
5 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (36.67%) E-Commerce
7 10 (33.33%) SQL
7 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (26.67%) HTML
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 8 (26.67%) RESTful
9 8 (26.67%) Apple iOS
10 7 (23.33%) Memory Management
10 7 (23.33%) iOS Development
10 7 (23.33%) Mobile Development
10 7 (23.33%) CocoaPods
10 7 (23.33%) API Integration
10 7 (23.33%) Core Animation
10 7 (23.33%) iPad
10 7 (23.33%) iPhone
10 7 (23.33%) Animation
10 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing
10 7 (23.33%) QA
10 7 (23.33%) Xcode
10 7 (23.33%) Objective-C
10 7 (23.33%) Apple
11 6 (20.00%) Java
11 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) Node.js
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Sage 200
1 1 (3.33%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) MySQL
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Xcode
1 7 (23.33%) CocoaPods
2 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Sublime Text
4 1 (3.33%) PhpStorm
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.33%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) French Language
2 3 (10.00%) German Language
2 3 (10.00%) Italian Language
2 3 (10.00%) Spanish Language
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
4 1 (3.33%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Graduate
3 7 (23.33%) iOS Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Junior
5 5 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Junior Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Graduate Web Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Graduate Software Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Junior Software Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Support Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) AWS Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Project Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Project Support Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) .NET
2 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (26.67%) RESTful
3 8 (26.67%) HTML
4 7 (23.33%) Core Animation
5 5 (16.67%) CSS
6 4 (13.33%) Web Services
6 4 (13.33%) XML
6 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (13.33%) HTML5
6 4 (13.33%) jQuery
7 3 (10.00%) REST
7 3 (10.00%) SOAP
7 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.67%) MFC
8 2 (6.67%) CSS3
9 1 (3.33%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (3.33%) Laravel
9 1 (3.33%) Sass
9 1 (3.33%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Animation
1 7 (23.33%) iPhone
1 7 (23.33%) iPad
2 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.33%) Ontologies
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.33%) Debian
5 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) E-Commerce
3 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Memory Management
4 7 (23.33%) iOS Development
4 7 (23.33%) Mobile Development
4 7 (23.33%) API Integration
5 6 (20.00%) MVC
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.00%) Service Management
8 2 (6.67%) Project Management
8 2 (6.67%) OO
8 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.67%) Image Processing
9 1 (3.33%) Open Source
9 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.33%) Game Development
9 1 (3.33%) Line Management
9 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) C#
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) Objective-C
5 6 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (13.33%) C++
7 3 (10.00%) C
7 3 (10.00%) PHP
8 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (96.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) TickIT
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Apple
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Sage
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
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