Period
to 25 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 145 86
Rank change year-on-year +9 -59 +102
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 81 95 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.64% 1.74% 3.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.02% 5.87% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 70 80 180
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.58% -5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £27,500 £19,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £103,000 £77,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% +15.38%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1615 1618 2394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 32.71% 29.62% 34.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1390 1789
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +2.56%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Leeds

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Leeds

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Leeds over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 67 (82.72%) Degree
2 35 (43.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (37.04%) SQL
5 25 (30.86%) HTML
6 24 (29.63%) Java
6 24 (29.63%) JavaScript
7 19 (23.46%) Linux
8 18 (22.22%) CSS
8 18 (22.22%) XML
9 17 (20.99%) Git (software)
10 16 (19.75%) Mathematics
10 16 (19.75%) Finance
10 16 (19.75%) Windows
10 16 (19.75%) Analytics
10 16 (19.75%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (18.52%) Python
11 15 (18.52%) C#
12 14 (17.28%) .NET
12 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (16.05%) User Experience
13 13 (16.05%) JSP
14 12 (14.81%) J2EE
14 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
15 11 (13.58%) OO
16 10 (12.35%) Software Engineering
16 10 (12.35%) RESTful
17 9 (11.11%) Tableau
17 9 (11.11%) Data Analysis
17 9 (11.11%) Marketing

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.88%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.94%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.47%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) Jetty
4 2 (2.47%) SAS
5 1 (1.23%) Confluence
5 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.23%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.64%) Google Analytics
2 7 (8.64%) Google Tag Manager
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.70%) SaaS
5 2 (2.47%) IaaS
6 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Firewall
2 2 (2.47%) DHCP
2 2 (2.47%) DMZ
2 2 (2.47%) DNS
2 2 (2.47%) HTTP
2 2 (2.47%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) LAN
2 2 (2.47%) RFID
2 2 (2.47%) SMTP
2 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.47%) WAN
2 2 (2.47%) WLAN
3 1 (1.23%) Telepresence
3 1 (1.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (7.41%) Data Mining
3 5 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.94%) MySQL
5 2 (2.47%) Big Data
5 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.47%) Power BI
5 2 (2.47%) QlikView
6 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.23%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.64%) Subversion
3 6 (7.41%) ERwin
4 4 (4.94%) JIRA
4 4 (4.94%) Selenium
4 4 (4.94%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.47%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.23%) WATIR
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Marketing
3 4 (4.94%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) Analyst
3 11 (13.58%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Architect
5 8 (9.88%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 6 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Consultant
7 6 (7.41%) Graduate
7 6 (7.41%) J2EE Developer
7 6 (7.41%) J2EE Programmer
7 6 (7.41%) Java Architect
7 6 (7.41%) Java Programmer
7 6 (7.41%) Java Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Programmer
8 5 (6.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.86%) HTML
2 18 (22.22%) CSS
2 18 (22.22%) XML
3 14 (17.28%) .NET
4 13 (16.05%) JSP
5 12 (14.81%) J2EE
6 10 (12.35%) RESTful
7 9 (11.11%) SOAP
8 8 (9.88%) Spring
9 7 (8.64%) JMS
9 7 (8.64%) Node.js
9 7 (8.64%) XHTML
9 7 (8.64%) XSD
9 7 (8.64%) XSLT
10 6 (7.41%) Hibernate
10 6 (7.41%) Java EE
10 6 (7.41%) jQuery
10 6 (7.41%) MDX
10 6 (7.41%) Servlets
10 6 (7.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (16.05%) User Experience
4 7 (8.64%) AS400
4 7 (8.64%) Digital Media
5 6 (7.41%) Algorithms
5 6 (7.41%) Hedge funds
6 4 (4.94%) Tandem
7 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.47%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.23%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.23%) NHS
8 1 (1.23%) Robotics
8 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.46%) Linux
2 16 (19.75%) Windows
3 8 (9.88%) Unix
4 7 (8.64%) AIX
4 7 (8.64%) Solaris
4 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.94%) Android
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.75%) Analytics
2 16 (19.75%) Mathematics
3 11 (13.58%) OO
4 10 (12.35%) Software Engineering
5 9 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 7 (8.64%) Complex Event Processing
6 7 (8.64%) Data Modelling
6 7 (8.64%) Digital Analytics
6 7 (8.64%) Economics
6 7 (8.64%) High Availability
6 7 (8.64%) Metadata Management
6 7 (8.64%) Network Design
6 7 (8.64%) Psychology
6 7 (8.64%) SOA
6 7 (8.64%) Web Analytics
6 7 (8.64%) Workflow
7 6 (7.41%) Quantitative Research
7 6 (7.41%) SDLC
7 6 (7.41%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.04%) SQL
2 24 (29.63%) Java
2 24 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.52%) C#
3 15 (18.52%) Python
4 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.41%) Assembly Language
6 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.94%) R
6 4 (4.94%) Ruby
7 3 (3.70%) C++
7 3 (3.70%) PHP
8 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.47%) Bourne shell
8 2 (2.47%) XPath
9 1 (1.23%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (82.72%) Degree
2 35 (43.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.70%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.47%) PhD
5 1 (1.23%) CISA
5 1 (1.23%) CISM
5 1 (1.23%) CISSP
5 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.23%) MBA
5 1 (1.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.23%) GDPR
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Ansible
1 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.70%) Puppet
2 2 (2.47%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.47%) Nagios
2 2 (2.47%) OpenNMS
2 2 (2.47%) Rancher
2 2 (2.47%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) Google
2 9 (11.11%) Tableau
3 3 (3.70%) Criteo
3 3 (3.70%) DoubleClick
3 3 (3.70%) Facebook
3 3 (3.70%) SAP
3 3 (3.70%) Twitter
4 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.23%) Avature
5 1 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.23%) Sage
5 1 (1.23%) SaltStack