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

Computer Science (Computing Science)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 34 69
Rank change year-on-year -27 +35  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 16 36 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.22% 5.33% 1.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.91% 12.04% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 11
Median salary £39,250 £47,500 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.36% +7.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £21,050 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 326 299 221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 45.28% 44.23% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 218 249 191
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £51,085 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Leicestershire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

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

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Leicestershire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -7 9 £40,000 +64.94% 1
Loughborough +1 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Hinckley - 1 £31,500 -
Computer Science
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 47 (94.00%) Degree
2 28 (56.00%) C#
2 28 (56.00%) .NET
3 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 19 (38.00%) MVC
6 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
7 15 (30.00%) SQL
8 13 (26.00%) C++
8 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
8 13 (26.00%) .NET Framework
9 12 (24.00%) HTML
9 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET
9 12 (24.00%) CSS
10 11 (22.00%) Java
11 10 (20.00%) OO
11 10 (20.00%) Finance
12 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
12 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (16.00%) SDLC
13 7 (14.00%) jQuery
14 6 (12.00%) OOD
14 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
14 6 (12.00%) Mathematics
14 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (12.00%) Ajax
14 6 (12.00%) MVVM
15 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
15 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
15 5 (10.00%) Data Protection

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.00%) Google Play
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (4.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) BGP
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) IPsec
1 1 (2.00%) Network Security
1 1 (2.00%) OSPF
1 1 (2.00%) RS-232
1 1 (2.00%) SSL
1 1 (2.00%) VoIP
1 1 (2.00%) VPN
1 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.00%) MySQL
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) QlikView
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) Subversion
2 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) Grunt
4 1 (2.00%) gulp
4 1 (2.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.00%) Redmine
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
2 5 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) C# Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Graduate
4 10 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) .NET Developer
5 8 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (16.00%) SQL Developer
5 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 7 (14.00%) Architect
6 7 (14.00%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Analyst
7 6 (12.00%) Junior
7 6 (12.00%) Junior Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Technical Architect
8 5 (10.00%) Information Analyst
8 5 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
8 5 (10.00%) Security Analyst
8 5 (10.00%) Senior Developer
9 4 (8.00%) Junior .NET Developer
9 4 (8.00%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (56.00%) .NET
2 13 (26.00%) .NET Framework
3 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (24.00%) CSS
3 12 (24.00%) HTML
4 7 (14.00%) jQuery
5 6 (12.00%) Ajax
6 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (10.00%) WCF
6 5 (10.00%) XML
7 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (8.00%) RESTful
7 4 (8.00%) Web Services
7 4 (8.00%) WinForms
7 4 (8.00%) Xamarin.iOS
8 3 (6.00%) HTML5
9 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (4.00%) WPF
10 1 (2.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) CESG
2 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.00%) Life Science
4 2 (4.00%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.00%) EPoS
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Android
1 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) CentOS
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) MVC
3 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (20.00%) OO
5 8 (16.00%) SDLC
6 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.00%) Mathematics
6 6 (12.00%) MVVM
6 6 (12.00%) OOD
7 5 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 5 (10.00%) Information Security
7 5 (10.00%) Physics
7 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.00%) Scrum
7 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Android Development
8 4 (8.00%) iOS Development
8 4 (8.00%) SOLID
9 3 (6.00%) Software Delivery
10 2 (4.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) C#
2 15 (30.00%) SQL
3 13 (26.00%) C++
3 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (22.00%) Java
5 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.00%) PHP
7 3 (6.00%) C
7 3 (6.00%) Python
8 2 (4.00%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.00%) Delphi
9 1 (2.00%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.00%) Perl
9 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (94.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) CISA
2 5 (10.00%) CISM
2 5 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (2.00%) CCNP
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Nagios
1 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Apple
1 4 (8.00%) Google
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle
1 4 (8.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe
4 1 (2.00%) Juniper
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.00%) Twitter
4 1 (2.00%) Zend
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