Period
to 19 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 146 120
Rank change year-on-year -25 -26 +84
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 89 140 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.35% 1.99% 2.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.17% 5.89% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 75 119 165
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £20,500 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,000 £68,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,134 2,375 2,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 32.31% 33.68% 32.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,749 1,973 2,090
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,420 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in West Yorkshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in West Yorkshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in West Yorkshire

Computer Science
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -11 72 £37,500 - 20
Wakefield -1 10 £50,000 +76.99% 2
Bradford -10 3 £55,000 +33.33% 2
Ilkley - 1 £23,000 -
Computer Science
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 78 (87.64%) Degree
2 42 (47.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (38.20%) .NET
4 32 (35.96%) SQL
5 31 (34.83%) C#
6 30 (33.71%) Finance
7 29 (32.58%) JavaScript
8 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (29.21%) HTML
10 22 (24.72%) CSS
10 22 (24.72%) Retail
10 22 (24.72%) Google
11 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET
11 19 (21.35%) Test Automation
12 18 (20.22%) Mathematics
13 17 (19.10%) Software Engineering
14 16 (17.98%) Java
14 16 (17.98%) Twitter
15 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
15 15 (16.85%) TDD
16 14 (15.73%) MVC
17 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
18 11 (12.36%) OO
18 11 (12.36%) Management Information System
18 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET MVC
18 11 (12.36%) Self-Motivation
19 10 (11.24%) Time Management
19 10 (11.24%) Legal
20 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
21 8 (8.99%) QA

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (2.25%) Confluence
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Sage 200
1 2 (2.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.25%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (2.25%) BrowserStack
3 2 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.25%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
1 6 (6.74%) WebEx
2 4 (4.49%) Firewall
2 4 (4.49%) Network Security
3 3 (3.37%) LAN
3 3 (3.37%) WAN
4 2 (2.25%) BGP
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (2.25%) DHCP
4 2 (2.25%) DNS
4 2 (2.25%) EIGRP
4 2 (2.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.25%) MPLS
4 2 (2.25%) SAN
4 2 (2.25%) VLAN
4 2 (2.25%) VPLS
4 2 (2.25%) VPN
4 2 (2.25%) Wireless
5 1 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) Power BI
3 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.25%) MS Access
3 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.25%) ROLAP
4 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.12%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Selenium
1 7 (7.87%) WebDriver
2 6 (6.74%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.37%) NUnit
3 3 (3.37%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.25%) Appium
4 2 (2.25%) JIRA
4 2 (2.25%) Subversion
4 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.25%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.12%) Gatling
5 1 (1.12%) MSTest
5 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 30 (33.71%) Finance
2 22 (24.72%) Retail
3 10 (11.24%) Legal
4 7 (7.87%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.62%) Law
6 2 (2.25%) Automotive
7 1 (1.12%) Games
7 1 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (46.07%) Developer
2 22 (24.72%) Graduate
3 20 (22.47%) .NET Developer
4 17 (19.10%) Analyst
4 17 (19.10%) Graduate Developer
5 14 (15.73%) C# Developer
6 11 (12.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (10.11%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 9 (10.11%) Java Developer
8 7 (7.87%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Junior
8 7 (7.87%) Software Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) VB.NET Developer
9 6 (6.74%) CISSP Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Compliance Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Graduate Java Developer
9 6 (6.74%) IT Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) IT Risk Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) SOX Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (38.20%) .NET
2 26 (29.21%) HTML
3 22 (24.72%) CSS
4 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET
5 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (8.99%) jQuery
7 6 (6.74%) .NET Framework
8 5 (5.62%) XML
9 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.37%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.25%) ADO.NET
10 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (2.25%) HTML5
10 2 (2.25%) Web Services
11 1 (1.12%) Hibernate
11 1 (1.12%) J2EE
11 1 (1.12%) JSP
11 1 (1.12%) OAuth
11 1 (1.12%) Spring
11 1 (1.12%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Management Information System
1 11 (12.36%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (7.87%) User Experience
3 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.74%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (5.62%) Life Science
5 3 (3.37%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.25%) Tandem
7 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.12%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.49%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) VMS
2 2 (2.25%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.12%) OpenVMS
3 1 (1.12%) Unix
3 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.35%) Test Automation
3 18 (20.22%) Mathematics
4 17 (19.10%) Software Engineering
5 15 (16.85%) TDD
6 14 (15.73%) MVC
7 11 (12.36%) OO
8 10 (11.24%) Time Management
9 8 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (8.99%) Release Management
9 8 (8.99%) Scrum
9 8 (8.99%) SDLC
10 7 (7.87%) BDD
10 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.74%) Change Control
11 6 (6.74%) Coaching
11 6 (6.74%) DevOps
11 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.74%) Proactive Management
11 6 (6.74%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.96%) SQL
2 31 (34.83%) C#
3 29 (32.58%) JavaScript
4 16 (17.98%) Java
5 8 (8.99%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.87%) VB
6 7 (7.87%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.74%) Python
8 4 (4.49%) VB6
9 3 (3.37%) VBA
10 1 (1.12%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.12%) C++
10 1 (1.12%) Go
10 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.12%) R
10 1 (1.12%) Ruby
10 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 78 (87.64%) Degree
2 42 (47.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (7.87%) CISA
3 7 (7.87%) CISM
3 7 (7.87%) CISSP
4 6 (6.74%) CGEIT
4 6 (6.74%) CRISC
5 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.49%) CCNP
6 4 (4.49%) Master's Degree
7 3 (3.37%) CCNA
7 3 (3.37%) MBA
7 3 (3.37%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (2.25%) CCIE
8 2 (2.25%) ISEB
8 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.25%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) QA
2 6 (6.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Grafana
2 2 (2.25%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.12%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 22 (24.72%) Google
2 16 (17.98%) Twitter
3 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.37%) VMware
5 2 (2.25%) AlienVault
5 2 (2.25%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco
5 2 (2.25%) Gemalto
5 2 (2.25%) Imperva
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle
5 2 (2.25%) Sage
5 2 (2.25%) SAP
5 2 (2.25%) Symantec
5 2 (2.25%) WatchGuard
5 2 (2.25%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.12%) Adobe
6 1 (1.12%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.12%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.12%) Monetate
6 1 (1.12%) Tableau