Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 162 149
Rank change year-on-year +45 -13 -18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 127 109 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.16% 1.59% 1.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.20% 4.51% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 103 94 136
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,800 £19,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £64,250 £81,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year - +5.96% +15.27%

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 2,050 2,417 2,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 34.93% 35.16% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,638 1,903 2,065
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,750 £24,850
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +40 88 £40,000 -8.57% 23
Halifax +26 19 £47,500 +58.33%
Bradford +18 9 £42,000 +5.00% 9
Wakefield -4 7 £32,500 +44.44% 2
Wetherby - 1 £23,500 - 1
Cleckheaton - 1 £23,500 -
Ilkley - 1 £23,000 -
Computer Science
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 98 (77.17%) Degree
2 52 (40.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (38.58%) .NET
4 44 (34.65%) C#
5 42 (33.07%) JavaScript
6 39 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (27.56%) Mathematics
8 33 (25.98%) Software Engineering
8 33 (25.98%) Test Automation
9 32 (25.20%) HTML
10 31 (24.41%) ASP.NET
11 27 (21.26%) CSS
11 27 (21.26%) SQL
11 27 (21.26%) Finance
12 26 (20.47%) MVC
12 26 (20.47%) Google
13 25 (19.69%) Linux
14 24 (18.90%) Self-Motivation
15 23 (18.11%) OO
16 20 (15.75%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (14.96%) Retail
17 19 (14.96%) Microsoft
18 17 (13.39%) Git (software)
19 16 (12.60%) Web Application Development
20 15 (11.81%) Java
21 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
21 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
22 12 (9.45%) User Experience
22 12 (9.45%) Continuous Delivery
22 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure

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 6 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.15%) Apache
2 4 (3.15%) WordPress
3 2 (1.57%) CMS
3 2 (1.57%) IIS
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Magento
2 2 (1.57%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.66%) GitHub
3 9 (7.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.15%) SaaS
6 2 (1.57%) Basecamp
6 2 (1.57%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.79%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.79%) Serverless
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.51%) Firewall
2 5 (3.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.15%) Cisco Firepower
3 4 (3.15%) LAN
3 4 (3.15%) Network Security
3 4 (3.15%) WAN
4 3 (2.36%) WebEx
5 2 (1.57%) BGP
5 2 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.57%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.57%) MPLS
5 2 (1.57%) VLAN
5 2 (1.57%) VPLS
5 2 (1.57%) VPN
5 2 (1.57%) Wireless
5 2 (1.57%) WLAN
6 1 (0.79%) RTP
6 1 (0.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.30%) MySQL
3 6 (4.72%) Couchbase
4 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.36%) Power BI
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.57%) MS Access
7 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.57%) ROLAP
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.79%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 17 (13.39%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.94%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.15%) Selenium
3 4 (3.15%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.79%) Gatling
6 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (21.26%) Finance
2 19 (14.96%) Retail
3 11 (8.66%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.09%) Legal
5 7 (5.51%) Electronics
6 6 (4.72%) Marketing
7 4 (3.15%) Law
8 2 (1.57%) Automotive
9 1 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (47.24%) Developer
2 21 (16.54%) Graduate
3 17 (13.39%) Graduate Developer
4 16 (12.60%) Software Engineer
5 15 (11.81%) .NET Developer
6 12 (9.45%) Analyst
7 11 (8.66%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (8.66%) Node.js Developer
7 11 (8.66%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.09%) Automation Engineer
8 9 (7.09%) C# Developer
8 9 (7.09%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 9 (7.09%) QA Automation Engineer
8 9 (7.09%) QA Engineer
8 9 (7.09%) Software Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Consultant
9 8 (6.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (6.30%) Implementation Consultant
9 8 (6.30%) Solutions Consultant
10 7 (5.51%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (38.58%) .NET
2 32 (25.20%) HTML
3 31 (24.41%) ASP.NET
4 27 (21.26%) CSS
5 20 (15.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (9.45%) .NET Framework
7 11 (8.66%) Node.js
7 11 (8.66%) RESTful
7 11 (8.66%) Socket.IO
8 10 (7.87%) jQuery
9 7 (5.51%) CSS3
9 7 (5.51%) HTML5
10 6 (4.72%) Ajax
10 6 (4.72%) DOM
10 6 (4.72%) Express
10 6 (4.72%) Handlebars
10 6 (4.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (4.72%) XML
11 5 (3.94%) Sequelize
12 3 (2.36%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.90%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.45%) User Experience
4 11 (8.66%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (7.87%) Management Information System
6 9 (7.09%) Public Cloud
7 7 (5.51%) Life Science
8 3 (2.36%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.57%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.57%) Social Media
10 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.69%) Linux
2 6 (4.72%) Windows
3 3 (2.36%) Unix
4 2 (1.57%) VMS
4 2 (1.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.79%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (27.56%) Mathematics
3 33 (25.98%) Software Engineering
3 33 (25.98%) Test Automation
4 26 (20.47%) MVC
5 23 (18.11%) OO
6 16 (12.60%) Web Application Development
7 12 (9.45%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (8.66%) API Development
8 11 (8.66%) Front End Development
8 11 (8.66%) Scrum
8 11 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (8.66%) TDD
9 10 (7.87%) Analytics
10 9 (7.09%) CRM
10 9 (7.09%) QA Automation
10 9 (7.09%) Software Architecture
11 8 (6.30%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (6.30%) Validation
11 8 (6.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (34.65%) C#
2 42 (33.07%) JavaScript
3 27 (21.26%) SQL
4 15 (11.81%) Java
5 11 (8.66%) ES6
5 11 (8.66%) Python
6 8 (6.30%) C
6 8 (6.30%) C++
7 7 (5.51%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.72%) VB
8 6 (4.72%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.15%) VB6
10 3 (2.36%) VBA
11 2 (1.57%) PHP
12 1 (0.79%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.79%) Go
12 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 98 (77.17%) Degree
2 52 (40.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.15%) CCNP
3 4 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.15%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.36%) CGEIT
4 3 (2.36%) CISA
4 3 (2.36%) CISM
4 3 (2.36%) CISSP
4 3 (2.36%) CRISC
4 3 (2.36%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.57%) CCIE
5 2 (1.57%) CCNA
5 2 (1.57%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (1.57%) MBA
5 2 (1.57%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.87%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.57%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 3 (2.36%) Docker
2 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) Grafana
2 1 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (20.47%) Google
2 19 (14.96%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.66%) Twitter
4 4 (3.15%) Cisco
5 2 (1.57%) Adobe
5 2 (1.57%) AlienVault
5 2 (1.57%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (1.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.57%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.57%) LogRhythm
5 2 (1.57%) Monetate
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle
5 2 (1.57%) OutSystems
5 2 (1.57%) Palo Alto
5 2 (1.57%) Sage
5 2 (1.57%) SAP
5 2 (1.57%) Symantec
5 2 (1.57%) VMware
5 2 (1.57%) WatchGuard
5 2 (1.57%) Zend