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

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 141 97
Rank change year-on-year -20 -44 +123
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 99 146 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.43% 2.02% 3.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.60% 6.70% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 89 126 206
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,250 £21,125 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,000 £57,875 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +11.11%

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 2,151 2,179 2,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.16% 30.10% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,776 1,850 2,193
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £41,750 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.60% +1.83% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -4 77 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Wakefield +3 6 £32,500 +15.04% 1
Bradford -9 5 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Wetherby +4 1 £30,500 -2.40%
Halifax - 1 £30,000 -
Bingley - 1 £50,000 -
Computer Science
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 80 (80.81%) Degree
2 48 (48.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (41.41%) C#
5 39 (39.39%) SQL
6 36 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 31 (31.31%) .NET
8 29 (29.29%) HTML
9 26 (26.26%) Java
10 24 (24.24%) CSS
11 22 (22.22%) XML
12 21 (21.21%) SQL Server
13 19 (19.19%) Software Engineering
14 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET
14 18 (18.18%) Linux
14 18 (18.18%) MVC
14 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (16.16%) Mathematics
15 16 (16.16%) jQuery
16 15 (15.15%) QA
16 15 (15.15%) TDD
17 14 (14.14%) Python
17 14 (14.14%) Git (software)
18 13 (13.13%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (13.13%) OO
18 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
18 13 (13.13%) Windows
18 13 (13.13%) Finance
19 12 (12.12%) JSP
19 12 (12.12%) J2EE

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 7 (7.07%) Tomcat
1 7 (7.07%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.02%) Confluence
3 2 (2.02%) SAS
4 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.01%) JBoss
4 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.01%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.01%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.02%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (2.02%) BrowserStack
3 2 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) WAN
2 4 (4.04%) LAN
3 3 (3.03%) RFID
3 3 (3.03%) WLAN
4 2 (2.02%) DHCP
4 2 (2.02%) DNS
4 2 (2.02%) SAN
4 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.01%) SMTP
5 1 (1.01%) Telepresence
5 1 (1.01%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.02%) Big Data
3 2 (2.02%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.02%) MySQL
3 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.02%) Power BI
3 2 (2.02%) QlikView
4 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.01%) MS Access
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.01%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (14.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.06%) ERwin
2 6 (6.06%) Selenium
2 6 (6.06%) Subversion
2 6 (6.06%) WebDriver
3 3 (3.03%) JIRA
3 3 (3.03%) NUnit
3 3 (3.03%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.02%) Appium
4 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.02%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.02%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.01%) JUnit
5 1 (1.01%) MSTest
5 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (1.01%) WATIR
General
1 13 (13.13%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Retail
3 3 (3.03%) Games
3 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.01%) Law
5 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (48.48%) Developer
2 22 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 17 (17.17%) Senior Developer
4 15 (15.15%) Java Developer
5 14 (14.14%) .NET Developer
5 14 (14.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (14.14%) Senior C# Developer
6 11 (11.11%) Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) Software Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) Graduate
8 7 (7.07%) Junior
8 7 (7.07%) Programmer
9 6 (6.06%) Architect
9 6 (6.06%) Consultant
9 6 (6.06%) J2EE Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Java Programmer
9 6 (6.06%) Java Solutions Architect
9 6 (6.06%) Junior Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.31%) .NET
2 29 (29.29%) HTML
3 24 (24.24%) CSS
4 22 (22.22%) XML
5 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (16.16%) jQuery
7 12 (12.12%) J2EE
7 12 (12.12%) JSP
8 9 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 8 (8.08%) RESTful
9 8 (8.08%) SOAP
9 8 (8.08%) Spring
9 8 (8.08%) Web Services
10 7 (7.07%) Entity Framework
10 7 (7.07%) Hibernate
11 6 (6.06%) AngularJS
11 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (6.06%) Java EE
11 6 (6.06%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.10%) User Experience
3 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.08%) Tandem
5 6 (6.06%) Algorithms
5 6 (6.06%) AS400
5 6 (6.06%) Hedge funds
6 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (3.03%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.02%) CCTV
8 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.02%) Life Science
8 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.02%) Media Streaming
8 2 (2.02%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.01%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.18%) Linux
2 13 (13.13%) Windows
3 9 (9.09%) Unix
4 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.06%) AIX
5 6 (6.06%) Solaris
6 4 (4.04%) Android
6 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.19%) Software Engineering
3 18 (18.18%) MVC
4 16 (16.16%) Mathematics
5 15 (15.15%) TDD
6 13 (13.13%) OO
7 11 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 10 (10.10%) SDLC
9 9 (9.09%) Web Development
10 8 (8.08%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (8.08%) Data Analysis
10 8 (8.08%) OOP
11 7 (7.07%) DevOps
11 7 (7.07%) Scrum
12 6 (6.06%) Analytics
12 6 (6.06%) Data Modelling
12 6 (6.06%) Network Design
12 6 (6.06%) SOA
12 6 (6.06%) UML
12 6 (6.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.41%) C#
2 39 (39.39%) SQL
3 36 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 26 (26.26%) Java
5 14 (14.14%) Python
6 11 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.06%) Assembly Language
7 6 (6.06%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.05%) C++
9 4 (4.04%) R
10 3 (3.03%) PHP
10 3 (3.03%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.02%) Perl
11 2 (2.02%) Ruby
11 2 (2.02%) XPath
12 1 (1.01%) Groovy
12 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 80 (80.81%) Degree
2 48 (48.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.02%) CCNA
4 2 (2.02%) CISA
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.02%) CISM
4 2 (2.02%) CISSP
4 2 (2.02%) ISEB
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) CCNP
5 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.01%) MBA
5 1 (1.01%) MCSE
5 1 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.01%) PhD
5 1 (1.01%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.15%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) GDPR
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.02%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.01%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) Twitter
3 6 (6.06%) Google
4 5 (5.05%) Tableau
5 2 (2.02%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.01%) Avature
6 1 (1.01%) Capita
6 1 (1.01%) Citrix
6 1 (1.01%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.01%) EMC
6 1 (1.01%) HP
6 1 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.01%) NetIQ
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle
6 1 (1.01%) Sage
6 1 (1.01%) SAP
6 1 (1.01%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.01%) VMware