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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 39 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 15 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 5.32% 4.18% 2.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.54% 12.40% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 9
Median salary £29,500 £32,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.23% +41.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £24,100 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £47,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 130 121 148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 46.10% 33.70% 33.87%
Number of salaries quoted 121 97 126
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,500
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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 32 (96.97%) Degree
2 20 (60.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (57.58%) SQL
4 16 (48.48%) C#
4 16 (48.48%) .NET
5 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (27.27%) Oracle
8 7 (21.21%) CSS
8 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
8 7 (21.21%) HTML
8 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.21%) MVC
8 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
8 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
9 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
9 6 (18.18%) C
10 5 (15.15%) Embedded C
10 5 (15.15%) Firmware
10 5 (15.15%) Finance
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
10 5 (15.15%) Image Processing
10 5 (15.15%) HTML5
11 4 (12.12%) CSS3
11 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (12.12%) jQuery
11 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
11 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
11 4 (12.12%) OO

Computer Science
Co-occurring 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 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) OpenEdge
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (3.03%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (9.09%) MySQL
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
5 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.03%) QlikView
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Grunt
2 1 (3.03%) gulp
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Software Developer
3 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) C# Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Graduate
4 6 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Graduate Developer
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (15.15%) C Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Embedded C Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Embedded Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Embedded Software Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Firmware Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Junior
5 5 (15.15%) Junior Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Junior .NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Graduate C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
2 7 (21.21%) CSS
2 7 (21.21%) HTML
3 5 (15.15%) HTML5
4 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.12%) CSS3
4 4 (12.12%) jQuery
5 3 (9.09%) WinForms
6 2 (6.06%) WPF
7 1 (3.03%) Sass
7 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) CESG
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.06%) Life Science
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) CentOS
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) MVC
2 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.15%) Image Processing
3 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.12%) OO
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.09%) SDLC
5 3 (9.09%) TDD
5 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) MVVM
6 2 (6.06%) OOD
6 2 (6.06%) Statistics
7 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.03%) ETL
7 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) C#
3 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
4 6 (18.18%) C
5 5 (15.15%) Embedded C
6 3 (9.09%) C++
7 2 (6.06%) PHP
8 1 (3.03%) Delphi
8 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (96.97%) Degree
2 20 (60.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (9.09%) CISA
3 3 (9.09%) CISM
3 3 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Progress
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe
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