Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 136 85
Rank change year-on-year 0 -51 +113
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 78 105 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.58% 1.98% 3.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.05% 6.68% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 68 85 177
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +18.52%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £23,600
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,050 £63,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1,546 1,572 2,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 31.34% 29.58% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,256 1,332 1,696
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,750 £26,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year +2.41% +1.84% +1.88%

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 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 (76.92%) Degree
2 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (37.18%) C#
4 27 (34.62%) SQL
5 22 (28.21%) Java
6 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 21 (26.92%) HTML
6 21 (26.92%) .NET
7 15 (19.23%) CSS
7 15 (19.23%) XML
7 15 (19.23%) Linux
8 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
8 14 (17.95%) TDD
9 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 13 (16.67%) Python
9 13 (16.67%) Finance
9 13 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (15.38%) MVC
10 12 (15.38%) J2EE
10 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 12 (15.38%) JSP
10 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
11 11 (14.10%) Windows
12 10 (12.82%) User Experience
13 9 (11.54%) Unix
13 9 (11.54%) Mathematics
13 9 (11.54%) QA

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 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 6 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 6 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.56%) Confluence
2 2 (2.56%) SAS
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.56%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (2.56%) BrowserStack
3 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) LAN
1 4 (5.13%) WAN
2 3 (3.85%) RFID
2 3 (3.85%) WLAN
3 2 (2.56%) DHCP
3 2 (2.56%) DNS
3 2 (2.56%) SAN
3 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.28%) SMTP
4 1 (1.28%) Telepresence
4 1 (1.28%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.56%) Big Data
3 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.56%) Power BI
3 2 (2.56%) QlikView
4 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
4 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.69%) ERwin
2 6 (7.69%) Selenium
2 6 (7.69%) Subversion
2 6 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 3 (3.85%) JIRA
4 2 (2.56%) Appium
4 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.56%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.56%) NUnit
4 2 (2.56%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.56%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.28%) WATIR
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Law
4 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (41.03%) Developer
2 13 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 13 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.10%) Senior Developer
4 10 (12.82%) Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Senior C# Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Programmer
7 6 (7.69%) Architect
7 6 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
7 6 (7.69%) J2EE Programmer
7 6 (7.69%) Java Architect
7 6 (7.69%) Java Programmer
7 6 (7.69%) Java Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.41%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) .NET
1 21 (26.92%) HTML
2 15 (19.23%) CSS
2 15 (19.23%) XML
3 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (15.38%) J2EE
3 12 (15.38%) JSP
4 8 (10.26%) SOAP
5 6 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 6 (7.69%) Java EE
5 6 (7.69%) JMS
5 6 (7.69%) RESTful
5 6 (7.69%) Servlets
5 6 (7.69%) Spring
5 6 (7.69%) Struts
5 6 (7.69%) XSD
5 6 (7.69%) XSLT
6 5 (6.41%) MDX
7 4 (5.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (12.82%) User Experience
3 8 (10.26%) Tandem
4 6 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.69%) AS400
4 6 (7.69%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.85%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (3.85%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.56%) Life Science
6 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Linux
2 11 (14.10%) Windows
3 9 (11.54%) Unix
4 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.69%) AIX
5 6 (7.69%) Solaris
6 3 (3.85%) Android
6 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.95%) TDD
3 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 12 (15.38%) MVC
5 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
6 9 (11.54%) Mathematics
7 8 (10.26%) Data Analysis
8 7 (8.97%) DevOps
9 6 (7.69%) Analytics
9 6 (7.69%) Complex Event Processing
9 6 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 6 (7.69%) High Availability
9 6 (7.69%) Metadata Management
9 6 (7.69%) Network Design
9 6 (7.69%) OO
9 6 (7.69%) Quantitative Research
9 6 (7.69%) SDLC
9 6 (7.69%) SOA
9 6 (7.69%) Systematic Trading
9 6 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.18%) C#
2 27 (34.62%) SQL
3 22 (28.21%) Java
4 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.67%) Python
6 6 (7.69%) Assembly Language
6 6 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.13%) R
7 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.85%) PHP
8 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.56%) Ruby
9 2 (2.56%) XPath
10 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.28%) Groovy
10 1 (1.28%) Perl
10 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (76.92%) Degree
2 32 (41.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.56%) CISA
4 2 (2.56%) CISM
4 2 (2.56%) CISSP
4 2 (2.56%) ISEB
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) CCNA
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.28%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.28%) MBA
5 1 (1.28%) MCSE
5 1 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.28%) PhD
5 1 (1.28%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) GDPR
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.28%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.28%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
1 7 (8.97%) Twitter
2 6 (7.69%) Google
3 5 (6.41%) Tableau
4 2 (2.56%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.28%) Avature
5 1 (1.28%) Citrix
5 1 (1.28%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.28%) EMC
5 1 (1.28%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.28%) NetIQ
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle
5 1 (1.28%) Sage
5 1 (1.28%) SAP
5 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.28%) VMware