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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 27 21 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +40
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 64 75 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.44% 10.81% 3.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 27.71% 30.74% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 63 72 13
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +97.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
231 244 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.86% 35.16% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 193 229 172
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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
Lutterworth - 27 £40,000 -
Leicester -3 22 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Loughborough -9 4 £30,500 +60.52% 1
Computer Science
East Midlands

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 105 (83.33%) .NET
2 101 (80.16%) Software Engineering
3 100 (79.37%) XML
4 92 (73.02%) Mathematics
5 73 (57.94%) JavaScript
6 70 (55.56%) HTML
6 70 (55.56%) Finance
7 67 (53.17%) SQL
8 64 (50.79%) Smartcard
9 62 (49.21%) Cyber Security
10 60 (47.62%) XSLT
11 56 (44.44%) Web Development
12 55 (43.65%) C#
13 53 (42.06%) DHTML
14 46 (36.51%) SQL Server
15 42 (33.33%) Oracle
15 42 (33.33%) Windows
16 41 (32.54%) C++
17 40 (31.75%) Degree
18 33 (26.19%) Java
19 26 (20.63%) LDAP
20 25 (19.84%) Android
21 24 (19.05%) Apple iOS
21 24 (19.05%) PKI
21 24 (19.05%) Blackberry
21 24 (19.05%) BlackBerry OS
22 23 (18.25%) jQuery
23 18 (14.29%) CSS
24 17 (13.49%) WPF
25 16 (12.70%) XAML

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (6.35%) Apache
2 5 (3.97%) WordPress
3 3 (2.38%) nginx
3 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) DNN
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.63%) LDAP
2 2 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) BGP
3 1 (0.79%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) LAN
3 1 (0.79%) WAN
3 1 (0.79%) DHCP
3 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (36.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.94%) MySQL
3 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.59%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.79%) NUnit
2 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 70 (55.56%) Finance
2 7 (5.56%) Law
2 7 (5.56%) Legal
3 6 (4.76%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 116 (92.06%) Developer
2 48 (38.10%) Web Developer
3 40 (31.75%) C++ Developer
4 39 (30.95%) Software Developer
4 39 (30.95%) C++ Software Developer
5 18 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 15 (11.90%) Senior C# Developer
6 15 (11.90%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.35%) Graduate
8 7 (5.56%) Applications Architect
8 7 (5.56%) Architect
8 7 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Systems Architect
9 6 (4.76%) Graduate Web Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Trainee
10 4 (3.17%) PHP Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.38%) Trainee Developer
11 3 (2.38%) Trainee Web Developer
12 2 (1.59%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (83.33%) .NET
2 100 (79.37%) XML
3 70 (55.56%) HTML
4 60 (47.62%) XSLT
5 53 (42.06%) DHTML
6 23 (18.25%) jQuery
7 18 (14.29%) CSS
8 17 (13.49%) WPF
9 15 (11.90%) COM+
10 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET
11 7 (5.56%) Middleware
11 7 (5.56%) HTML5
12 5 (3.97%) LINQ to SQL
12 5 (3.97%) LINQ
13 4 (3.17%) Web Services
13 4 (3.17%) Hibernate
13 4 (3.17%) Spring
13 4 (3.17%) J2SE
13 4 (3.17%) J2EE
14 2 (1.59%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 92 (73.02%) Mathematics
2 64 (50.79%) Smartcard
3 24 (19.05%) Blackberry
3 24 (19.05%) PKI
4 15 (11.90%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.59%) FMCG
6 2 (1.59%) Open Source
7 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (33.33%) Windows
2 25 (19.84%) Android
3 24 (19.05%) Apple iOS
3 24 (19.05%) BlackBerry OS
4 7 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (80.16%) Software Engineering
2 62 (49.21%) Cyber Security
3 56 (44.44%) Web Development
4 15 (11.90%) OO
5 8 (6.35%) Project Management
6 7 (5.56%) Migration
6 7 (5.56%) ERP
6 7 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
6 7 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 7 (5.56%) Data Management
6 7 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 7 (5.56%) Network Design
6 7 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 4 (3.17%) TDD
8 3 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.59%) E-Commerce
10 1 (0.79%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.79%) CRM
10 1 (0.79%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 73 (57.94%) JavaScript
2 67 (53.17%) SQL
3 55 (43.65%) C#
4 41 (32.54%) C++
5 33 (26.19%) Java
6 16 (12.70%) XAML
7 7 (5.56%) PHP
8 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.59%) Python
9 1 (0.79%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.79%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 40 (31.75%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) CCNP
2 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 42 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (5.56%) SAP
2 7 (5.56%) JD Edwards
3 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.59%) Sun
5 1 (0.79%) Perforce
5 1 (0.79%) Google
5 1 (0.79%) Planview
5 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicestershire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Loughborough
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £26,000 - £35,000 depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago