Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 139 140
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 80 90 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.68% 1.76% 1.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.01% 5.25% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 59 70 90
Leeds median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £20,500 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,750 £98,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +1.30%

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 1,597 1,715 2,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 33.58% 33.55% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,273 1,365 1,590
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £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 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 (75.00%) Degree
2 37 (46.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (43.75%) .NET
4 33 (41.25%) C#
5 31 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 28 (35.00%) SQL
7 27 (33.75%) Google
8 26 (32.50%) Test Automation
9 24 (30.00%) Mathematics
10 23 (28.75%) HTML
10 23 (28.75%) ASP.NET
11 22 (27.50%) Software Engineering
11 22 (27.50%) Finance
12 21 (26.25%) Retail
13 18 (22.50%) MVC
13 18 (22.50%) CSS
14 17 (21.25%) Java
15 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (18.75%) Twitter
16 14 (17.50%) TDD
16 14 (17.50%) Self-Motivation
17 13 (16.25%) OO
17 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (15.00%) Web Application Development
19 11 (13.75%) User Experience
19 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
20 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
21 9 (11.25%) QA
21 9 (11.25%) Continuous Delivery

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 (2.50%) Confluence
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.50%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (2.50%) BrowserStack
4 2 (2.50%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.25%) Firewall
3 4 (5.00%) Network Security
4 3 (3.75%) LAN
4 3 (3.75%) WAN
5 2 (2.50%) BGP
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (2.50%) DHCP
5 2 (2.50%) DNS
5 2 (2.50%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.50%) MPLS
5 2 (2.50%) SAN
5 2 (2.50%) VLAN
5 2 (2.50%) VPLS
5 2 (2.50%) VPN
5 2 (2.50%) Wireless
6 1 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.50%) MS Access
2 2 (2.50%) Power BI
2 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.50%) ROLAP
3 1 (1.25%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Selenium
1 6 (7.50%) WebDriver
2 5 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.50%) Appium
4 2 (2.50%) JIRA
4 2 (2.50%) NUnit
4 2 (2.50%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.50%) Subversion
4 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.50%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.25%) Gatling
5 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (27.50%) Finance
2 21 (26.25%) Retail
3 7 (8.75%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.25%) Law
5 4 (5.00%) Legal
6 2 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (47.50%) Developer
2 22 (27.50%) Graduate
3 18 (22.50%) Graduate Developer
4 17 (21.25%) .NET Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Analyst
6 9 (11.25%) Java Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Software Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) C# Developer
8 7 (8.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (8.75%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 7 (8.75%) QA Automation Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) QA Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) VB.NET Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Applications Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) Graduate Java Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Web Applications Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.75%) .NET
2 23 (28.75%) ASP.NET
2 23 (28.75%) HTML
3 18 (22.50%) CSS
4 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.00%) jQuery
6 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.50%) XML
7 1 (1.25%) Angular 2
7 1 (1.25%) Django
7 1 (1.25%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.25%) J2EE
7 1 (1.25%) Java EE
7 1 (1.25%) JSON
7 1 (1.25%) JSP
7 1 (1.25%) Spring
7 1 (1.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (13.75%) User Experience
3 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.75%) Life Science
3 7 (8.75%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.50%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.25%) Unix
3 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.50%) Test Automation
3 24 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 22 (27.50%) Software Engineering
5 18 (22.50%) MVC
6 14 (17.50%) TDD
7 13 (16.25%) OO
8 12 (15.00%) Web Application Development
9 9 (11.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (8.75%) Microservices
10 7 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (8.75%) QA Automation
10 7 (8.75%) SDLC
10 7 (8.75%) UX Design
11 6 (7.50%) BDD
11 6 (7.50%) Coaching
11 6 (7.50%) DevOps
11 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.50%) Physics
11 6 (7.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.25%) C#
2 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (35.00%) SQL
3 17 (21.25%) Java
4 9 (11.25%) Python
5 7 (8.75%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.50%) VB
7 5 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.00%) VB6
9 2 (2.50%) VBA
10 1 (1.25%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.25%) Go
10 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.25%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (75.00%) Degree
2 37 (46.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.00%) CCNP
5 3 (3.75%) CCNA
5 3 (3.75%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (2.50%) CCIE
6 2 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (2.50%) ISEB
6 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.50%) MBA
6 2 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.25%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.25%) MCSE
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Docker
2 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Grafana
2 2 (2.50%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.25%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) Google
2 15 (18.75%) Twitter
3 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.75%) VMware
5 2 (2.50%) Adobe
5 2 (2.50%) AlienVault
5 2 (2.50%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco
5 2 (2.50%) Gemalto
5 2 (2.50%) Imperva
5 2 (2.50%) Monetate
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle
5 2 (2.50%) Sage
5 2 (2.50%) Symantec
5 2 (2.50%) WatchGuard
5 2 (2.50%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.25%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.25%) Citrix
6 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.25%) Tableau