Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 153 171
Rank change year-on-year +39 +18 -54
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 87 74 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.11% 1.50% 1.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.03% 4.30% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 63 63 72
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84% -5.00%
10th Percentile £20,500 £26,050 £19,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £107,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +6.67%

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 1,442 1,719 1,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 34.98% 34.83% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,134 1,331 1,454
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 60 (68.97%) Degree
2 41 (47.13%) .NET
3 35 (40.23%) C#
4 34 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (39.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 32 (36.78%) Mathematics
6 31 (35.63%) Test Automation
7 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
8 25 (28.74%) Google
9 24 (27.59%) MVC
9 24 (27.59%) Finance
9 24 (27.59%) ASP.NET
10 23 (26.44%) HTML
10 23 (26.44%) SQL
11 22 (25.29%) Software Engineering
12 20 (22.99%) CSS
12 20 (22.99%) Self-Motivation
13 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (20.69%) OO
14 17 (19.54%) Retail
15 16 (18.39%) Web Application Development
16 14 (16.09%) Java
17 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
18 12 (13.79%) User Experience
18 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
19 11 (12.64%) Twitter
19 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
20 10 (11.49%) Python
20 10 (11.49%) TDD

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 6 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.60%) Apache
2 4 (4.60%) WordPress
3 2 (2.30%) CMS
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Magento
2 2 (2.30%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.34%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.30%) Basecamp
4 2 (2.30%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) Firewall
2 5 (5.75%) Cisco Firepower
2 5 (5.75%) LAN
2 5 (5.75%) Network Security
2 5 (5.75%) WAN
3 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.45%) WLAN
5 2 (2.30%) BGP
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.30%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.30%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.30%) MPLS
5 2 (2.30%) VLAN
5 2 (2.30%) VPLS
5 2 (2.30%) VPN
5 2 (2.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) Couchbase
3 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.30%) MS Access
3 2 (2.30%) MySQL
3 2 (2.30%) Power BI
3 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.30%) ROLAP
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Cucumber
2 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.60%) Selenium
2 4 (4.60%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.15%) Gatling
3 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (27.59%) Finance
2 17 (19.54%) Retail
3 7 (8.05%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.90%) Marketing
5 4 (4.60%) Law
5 4 (4.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (47.13%) Developer
2 20 (22.99%) Graduate
3 16 (18.39%) Graduate Developer
4 14 (16.09%) .NET Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 9 (10.34%) QA Automation Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) QA Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Consultant
6 8 (9.20%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 8 (9.20%) Implementation Consultant
6 8 (9.20%) Software Developer
6 8 (9.20%) Software Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Solutions Consultant
7 7 (8.05%) Applications Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Business Consultant
7 7 (8.05%) Security Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Web Applications Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Web Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) C# VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (47.13%) .NET
2 24 (27.59%) ASP.NET
3 23 (26.44%) HTML
4 20 (22.99%) CSS
5 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.60%) jQuery
8 2 (2.30%) Symfony
8 2 (2.30%) Web Services
8 2 (2.30%) XML
9 1 (1.15%) Angular 2
9 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.15%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.15%) J2EE
9 1 (1.15%) Java EE
9 1 (1.15%) JSON
9 1 (1.15%) JSP
9 1 (1.15%) Spring
9 1 (1.15%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.79%) User Experience
3 9 (10.34%) Public Cloud
4 7 (8.05%) Life Science
5 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.30%) Social Media
7 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.05%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Unix
2 3 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (36.78%) Mathematics
3 31 (35.63%) Test Automation
4 24 (27.59%) MVC
5 22 (25.29%) Software Engineering
6 18 (20.69%) OO
7 16 (18.39%) Web Application Development
8 12 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (11.49%) TDD
10 9 (10.34%) CRM
10 9 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (10.34%) QA Automation
11 8 (9.20%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (9.20%) Microservices
11 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (9.20%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (9.20%) UX Design
11 8 (9.20%) Workflow
12 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.05%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.23%) C#
2 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
3 23 (26.44%) SQL
4 14 (16.09%) Java
5 10 (11.49%) Python
6 6 (6.90%) VB
6 6 (6.90%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.60%) VB6
8 2 (2.30%) PHP
8 2 (2.30%) VBA
9 1 (1.15%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.15%) Go
9 1 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (68.97%) Degree
2 34 (39.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.60%) CCNP
3 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.30%) CCIE
5 2 (2.30%) CCNA
5 2 (2.30%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (2.30%) MBA
5 2 (2.30%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Grafana
2 1 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) Google
2 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.64%) Twitter
4 5 (5.75%) Cisco
5 3 (3.45%) ArcSight
5 3 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.45%) Fortinet
5 3 (3.45%) LogRhythm
5 3 (3.45%) Palo Alto
5 3 (3.45%) SolarWinds
5 3 (3.45%) Splunk
6 2 (2.30%) AlienVault
6 2 (2.30%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (2.30%) Gemalto
6 2 (2.30%) Imperva
6 2 (2.30%) Monetate
6 2 (2.30%) OutSystems
6 2 (2.30%) VMware
6 2 (2.30%) WatchGuard
6 2 (2.30%) Zend