The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 39 36 54
Rank change year-on-year -3 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 16 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 4.07% 3.48% 1.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.41% 7.69% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 6
Median salary £38,000 £21,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +76.74% -57.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

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

Generic IT Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 170 143 135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 43.26% 45.25% 31.69%
Number of salaries quoted 164 106 115
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,800 £28,428
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Leicester

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Leicester

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Leicester over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Leicester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 37 (97.37%) Degree
2 24 (63.16%) C#
2 24 (63.16%) .NET
3 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 16 (42.11%) SQL
4 16 (42.11%) MVC
5 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
7 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
7 12 (31.58%) C++
8 11 (28.95%) Java
9 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
9 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
9 9 (23.68%) HTML
9 9 (23.68%) CSS
9 9 (23.68%) Finance
10 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
11 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
12 6 (15.79%) OO
13 5 (13.16%) CISSP
13 5 (13.16%) CISA
13 5 (13.16%) CISM
13 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
13 5 (13.16%) Oracle
13 5 (13.16%) XML
13 5 (13.16%) CESG
13 5 (13.16%) Information Security
13 5 (13.16%) Ajax
13 5 (13.16%) Banking
13 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 (21.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (5.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) BGP
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) IPsec
1 1 (2.63%) Network Security
1 1 (2.63%) OSPF
1 1 (2.63%) SSL
1 1 (2.63%) VoIP
1 1 (2.63%) VPN
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.89%) MySQL
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.63%) QlikView
6 1 (2.63%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Graduate
4 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 8 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Developer
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Architect
5 7 (18.42%) Technical Architect
6 6 (15.79%) Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Information Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Junior
7 5 (13.16%) Junior C# Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Junior Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Security Analyst
8 4 (10.53%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Graduate C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (63.16%) .NET
2 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
3 9 (23.68%) CSS
3 9 (23.68%) HTML
4 5 (13.16%) Ajax
4 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (13.16%) jQuery
4 5 (13.16%) WCF
4 5 (13.16%) XML
5 4 (10.53%) WinForms
6 2 (5.26%) HTML5
6 2 (5.26%) Web Services
6 2 (5.26%) WPF
7 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.63%) Ext JS
7 1 (2.63%) JPA
7 1 (2.63%) REST
7 1 (2.63%) Spring
7 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) CESG
2 4 (10.53%) Life Science
3 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) CentOS
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) MVC
2 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
4 6 (15.79%) OO
5 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
5 5 (13.16%) Information Security
5 5 (13.16%) Mathematics
5 5 (13.16%) Physics
5 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.53%) SDLC
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.26%) MVVM
8 2 (5.26%) OOD
8 2 (5.26%) OOP
8 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.63%) Change Management
9 1 (2.63%) ETL
9 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) C#
2 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) C++
4 11 (28.95%) Java
5 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
6 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.26%) PHP
7 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.26%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) Delphi
8 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (97.37%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) CISA
2 5 (13.16%) CISM
2 5 (13.16%) CISSP
3 1 (2.63%) CCNP
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (13.16%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Nagios
1 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Google
2 1 (2.63%) Juniper
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.63%) SAP
2 1 (2.63%) Twitter
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