Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 123 114
Rank change year-on-year -37 -9 +64
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 62 108 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.31% 2.14% 2.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.06% 6.63% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 50 87 132
Leeds median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £20,500 £23,500 £25,575
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £70,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +3.90%

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 1,526 1,630 2,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 32.35% 32.30% 33.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,236 1,340 1,605
Leeds median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £63,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,150 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.82% +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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 51 (82.26%) Degree
2 36 (58.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (41.94%) .NET
4 24 (38.71%) C#
5 22 (35.48%) SQL
5 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (32.26%) Finance
7 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
8 18 (29.03%) HTML
8 18 (29.03%) CSS
8 18 (29.03%) Test Automation
9 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET
9 17 (27.42%) TDD
9 17 (27.42%) Google
10 16 (25.81%) Retail
10 16 (25.81%) Java
11 15 (24.19%) Twitter
12 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
12 13 (20.97%) Mathematics
13 12 (19.35%) MVC
14 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
14 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
16 8 (12.90%) OO
16 8 (12.90%) SDLC
17 7 (11.29%) Self-Motivation
17 7 (11.29%) BDD
17 7 (11.29%) QA
18 6 (9.68%) Python
18 6 (9.68%) T-SQL

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 2 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.23%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (3.23%) BrowserStack
3 2 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.45%) LAN
2 4 (6.45%) WAN
3 3 (4.84%) Firewall
3 3 (4.84%) Network Security
4 2 (3.23%) BGP
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (3.23%) DHCP
4 2 (3.23%) DNS
4 2 (3.23%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.23%) MPLS
4 2 (3.23%) SAN
4 2 (3.23%) VPLS
5 1 (1.61%) RFID
5 1 (1.61%) SMTP
5 1 (1.61%) VLAN
5 1 (1.61%) VPN
5 1 (1.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) MS Access
2 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Selenium
1 6 (9.68%) WebDriver
2 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.23%) Appium
4 2 (3.23%) JIRA
4 2 (3.23%) NUnit
4 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.23%) Subversion
4 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.23%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 16 (25.81%) Retail
3 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.84%) Law
5 2 (3.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Games
6 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (54.84%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) Graduate
3 14 (22.58%) Graduate Developer
4 13 (20.97%) .NET Developer
5 10 (16.13%) C# Developer
6 9 (14.52%) Java Developer
7 7 (11.29%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 6 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Software Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Software Engineer
9 5 (8.06%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Graduate Java Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Tester
9 5 (8.06%) VB.NET Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Automation Tester
10 4 (6.45%) Graduate Automation Tester
10 4 (6.45%) Graduate Software Tester
10 4 (6.45%) Graduate Tester
10 4 (6.45%) QA Engineer
10 4 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.94%) .NET
2 18 (29.03%) CSS
2 18 (29.03%) HTML
3 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET
4 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.23%) jQuery
6 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.61%) Django
6 1 (1.61%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (8.06%) User Experience
3 4 (6.45%) Life Science
3 4 (6.45%) Tandem
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Linux
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) Unix
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.03%) Test Automation
3 17 (27.42%) TDD
4 13 (20.97%) Mathematics
4 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
5 12 (19.35%) MVC
6 8 (12.90%) OO
6 8 (12.90%) SDLC
7 7 (11.29%) BDD
8 6 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (8.06%) DevOps
9 5 (8.06%) Physics
9 5 (8.06%) Web Application Development
10 4 (6.45%) Coaching
10 4 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.45%) Pair Programming
10 4 (6.45%) Software Testing
11 3 (4.84%) Microservices
11 3 (4.84%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) C#
2 22 (35.48%) SQL
3 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.81%) Java
5 6 (9.68%) Python
5 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.06%) VB
6 5 (8.06%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.23%) VB6
7 2 (3.23%) VBA
8 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.61%) Groovy
8 1 (1.61%) Perl
8 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.61%) R
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (82.26%) Degree
2 36 (58.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.84%) CCNP
5 2 (3.23%) CCNA
5 2 (3.23%) ISEB
5 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) CCIE
6 1 (1.61%) CISA
6 1 (1.61%) CISM
6 1 (1.61%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.61%) MBA
6 1 (1.61%) MCSE
6 1 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Grafana
2 2 (3.23%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.61%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Google
2 15 (24.19%) Twitter
3 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.84%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco
5 2 (3.23%) Sage
5 2 (3.23%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.61%) AlienVault
6 1 (1.61%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix
6 1 (1.61%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.61%) EMC
6 1 (1.61%) Gemalto
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) Imperva
6 1 (1.61%) NetIQ
6 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.61%) Symantec
6 1 (1.61%) WatchGuard