The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 16 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 West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 116 101 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -37
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 100 87 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.93% 2.20% 3.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.53% 9.11% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 94 61 120
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +15.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £42,400 £40,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1049 955 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.22% 24.18% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 836 767 843
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Computer Science
Yorkshire

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Computer Science
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -18 70 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Huddersfield - 11 £23,000 -
Hebden Bridge - 5 - -
Wakefield +8 1 £19,000 -20.83%
Bradford -1 1 £22,000 -20.00%
Otley - 1 £45,000 -
Computer Science
Yorkshire

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 137 (91.33%) Degree
2 62 (41.33%) C#
3 61 (40.67%) .NET
4 44 (29.33%) OO
5 40 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 39 (26.00%) Java
7 32 (21.33%) Java EE
8 30 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 29 (19.33%) PHP
10 27 (18.00%) MySQL
10 27 (18.00%) Finance
11 26 (17.33%) SQL
12 25 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 25 (16.67%) Spring
13 23 (15.33%) XML
13 23 (15.33%) HTML
13 23 (15.33%) SQL Server
14 22 (14.67%) JavaScript
14 22 (14.67%) Enterprise Software
15 21 (14.00%) Zend
15 21 (14.00%) OOP
16 20 (13.33%) Web Services
16 20 (13.33%) Hibernate
16 20 (13.33%) SaaS
17 19 (12.67%) Linux
17 19 (12.67%) Windows
18 18 (12.00%) Microsoft
18 18 (12.00%) WCF
18 18 (12.00%) Multithreading
19 17 (11.33%) WinForms

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 14 (9.33%) Apache
2 8 (5.33%) CICS
2 8 (5.33%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.33%) GlassFish
3 7 (4.67%) IIS
4 4 (2.67%) CMS
5 2 (1.33%) WordPress
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.33%) SaaS
2 13 (8.67%) Force.com
3 2 (1.33%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.33%) HTTP
2 4 (2.67%) SAN
2 4 (2.67%) Internet
3 1 (0.67%) DVB
3 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.67%) DNS
3 1 (0.67%) DHCP
3 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.00%) MySQL
2 23 (15.33%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (8.67%) JUnit
2 12 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.33%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.33%) Ant
4 5 (3.33%) Maven
5 2 (1.33%) Subversion
6 1 (0.67%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.67%) Selenium
6 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.67%) Hudson
6 1 (0.67%) Automake
6 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (18.00%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) Games
3 11 (7.33%) Legal
4 8 (5.33%) Law
5 5 (3.33%) Retail
6 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.33%) Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Military
8 1 (0.67%) Back Office
8 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (61.33%) Developer
2 29 (19.33%) Graduate
3 27 (18.00%) Java Developer
3 27 (18.00%) C# Developer
4 24 (16.00%) Junior
5 22 (14.67%) Junior Developer
6 20 (13.33%) Senior Developer
7 18 (12.00%) .NET Developer
7 18 (12.00%) Graduate Developer
8 14 (9.33%) Junior C# Developer
8 14 (9.33%) Analyst
8 14 (9.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (8.67%) Junior Java Developer
10 12 (8.00%) Software Engineer
11 9 (6.00%) Java Software Engineer
11 9 (6.00%) PHP Developer
12 8 (5.33%) Senior PHP Developer
12 8 (5.33%) IT Trainer
12 8 (5.33%) Trainer
13 6 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (40.67%) .NET
2 32 (21.33%) Java EE
3 30 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 25 (16.67%) Spring
5 23 (15.33%) HTML
5 23 (15.33%) XML
6 20 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 20 (13.33%) Web Services
7 18 (12.00%) WCF
8 17 (11.33%) WinForms
9 15 (10.00%) CSS
10 14 (9.33%) J2EE
10 14 (9.33%) jQuery
11 13 (8.67%) .NET Framework
12 10 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (6.67%) WPF
13 9 (6.00%) Silverlight
13 9 (6.00%) Grails
14 8 (5.33%) WSDL
14 8 (5.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.67%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (6.67%) Open Source
3 8 (5.33%) Mathematics
3 8 (5.33%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.33%) W3C
3 8 (5.33%) Mainframe
3 8 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.00%) DTV
4 6 (4.00%) NHS
5 5 (3.33%) STB
6 3 (2.00%) Statistics
7 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.67%) Physics
7 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.67%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.67%) Telematics
7 1 (0.67%) MPEG
7 1 (0.67%) PMI
7 1 (0.67%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.67%) Linux
1 19 (12.67%) Windows
2 14 (9.33%) UNIX
3 8 (5.33%) Solaris
3 8 (5.33%) zOS
4 5 (3.33%) Android
4 5 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.67%) Debian
6 1 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.33%) OO
2 40 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 25 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 21 (14.00%) OOP
5 18 (12.00%) Multithreading
6 17 (11.33%) Project Management
7 15 (10.00%) MVC
7 15 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (9.33%) Performance Testing
9 13 (8.67%) Game Development
10 11 (7.33%) Web Development
11 10 (6.67%) Software Testing
11 10 (6.67%) Scrum
12 7 (4.67%) TDD
13 5 (3.33%) DSDM
13 5 (3.33%) Integration Testing
13 5 (3.33%) Kanban
14 4 (2.67%) Test Strategy
14 4 (2.67%) Agile Testing
14 4 (2.67%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (41.33%) C#
2 39 (26.00%) Java
3 29 (19.33%) PHP
4 26 (17.33%) SQL
5 22 (14.67%) JavaScript
6 13 (8.67%) Python
7 10 (6.67%) Ruby
8 9 (6.00%) Perl
8 9 (6.00%) Scala
9 8 (5.33%) Groovy
9 8 (5.33%) COBOL
10 7 (4.67%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.33%) XPath
12 3 (2.00%) C++
12 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.33%) C
14 1 (0.67%) VB
14 1 (0.67%) X++
14 1 (0.67%) XAML
14 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 137 (91.33%) Degree
2 11 (7.33%) ISEB
3 9 (6.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.67%) MySQL Certification
5 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.00%) MCSE
6 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.00%) HP ASE
7 1 (0.67%) HNC
7 1 (0.67%) HND
7 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.00%) QA
2 3 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (0.67%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 21 (14.00%) Zend
2 18 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.33%) SAP
3 5 (3.33%) Reuters
4 4 (2.67%) HP
5 2 (1.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.33%) Oracle
5 2 (1.33%) Google
6 1 (0.67%) Typemock
6 1 (0.67%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.67%) Symantec
6 1 (0.67%) Metastorm
6 1 (0.67%) VMware
6 1 (0.67%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.67%) Informatica
6 1 (0.67%) NetApp
6 1 (0.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.67%) Cognos
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco
6 1 (0.67%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus pension, holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus pension, holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Up to £50k pa depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
EMIS
Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 19 days ago