Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 135 103
Rank change year-on-year -21 -32 +90
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 108 157 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.59% 2.07% 2.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.87% 6.75% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 96 141 207
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% +1.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £19,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,750 £77,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +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 2219 2325 3192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 32.72% 30.70% 34.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1787 1955 2412
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £66,250 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,375 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.44% - +6.67%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 0 84 £50,000 +31.58% 5
Wakefield - 7 £22,500 -
Bradford -6 6 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Huddersfield -6 5 £43,750 +108.33% 1
Halifax +25 1 £30,000 - 1
Wetherby +8 1 £30,500 -3.17%
Sowerby Bridge - 1 £50,000 -
Bingley - 1 £50,000 -
Computer Science
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 93 (86.11%) Degree
2 52 (48.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (37.96%) SQL
3 41 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (32.41%) JavaScript
5 34 (31.48%) HTML
6 29 (26.85%) C#
7 28 (25.93%) Java
7 28 (25.93%) CSS
8 27 (25.00%) .NET
9 22 (20.37%) Linux
9 22 (20.37%) Mathematics
10 21 (19.44%) XML
11 20 (18.52%) Finance
12 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
12 19 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 18 (16.67%) Windows
13 18 (16.67%) Software Engineering
14 17 (15.74%) Analytics
15 16 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (14.81%) Python
16 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
17 14 (12.96%) OO
18 13 (12.04%) JSP
18 13 (12.04%) User Experience
19 12 (11.11%) J2EE
20 11 (10.19%) TDD
20 11 (10.19%) RESTful
21 10 (9.26%) jQuery

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 9 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.48%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.70%) IIS
4 4 (3.70%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.85%) Jetty
5 2 (1.85%) SAS
6 1 (0.93%) Confluence
6 1 (0.93%) JBoss
6 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) SAP EWM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.93%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.48%) Google Analytics
2 7 (6.48%) Google Tag Manager
3 4 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.78%) SaaS
5 2 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) DHCP
1 3 (2.78%) DNS
1 3 (2.78%) Firewall
1 3 (2.78%) WAN
2 2 (1.85%) DMZ
2 2 (1.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.85%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) LAN
2 2 (1.85%) RFID
2 2 (1.85%) SAN
2 2 (1.85%) SMTP
2 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.85%) WLAN
3 1 (0.93%) 3G
3 1 (0.93%) GSM
3 1 (0.93%) Telepresence
3 1 (0.93%) WebEx
3 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (5.56%) Data Mining
3 5 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.63%) MySQL
3 5 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.85%) Big Data
5 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.85%) MS Access
5 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.85%) Power BI
5 2 (1.85%) QlikView
6 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.93%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.48%) Subversion
3 6 (5.56%) ERwin
4 4 (3.70%) JIRA
4 4 (3.70%) Selenium
4 4 (3.70%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.85%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.93%) JUnit
7 1 (0.93%) WATIR
General
1 20 (18.52%) Finance
2 9 (8.33%) Marketing
3 4 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.85%) Back Office
4 2 (1.85%) Games
4 2 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (41.67%) Developer
2 18 (16.67%) Analyst
3 13 (12.04%) C# Developer
3 13 (12.04%) Java Developer
4 12 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 12 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Architect
6 9 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (8.33%) Graduate
6 9 (8.33%) Junior
6 9 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.48%) Consultant
7 7 (6.48%) Junior Developer
7 7 (6.48%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) C++ Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Java Programmer
8 6 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (31.48%) HTML
2 28 (25.93%) CSS
3 27 (25.00%) .NET
4 21 (19.44%) XML
5 13 (12.04%) JSP
6 12 (11.11%) J2EE
7 11 (10.19%) RESTful
8 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET
8 10 (9.26%) jQuery
8 10 (9.26%) Spring
9 9 (8.33%) SOAP
9 9 (8.33%) Web Services
10 8 (7.41%) .NET Framework
10 8 (7.41%) AngularJS
10 8 (7.41%) Node.js
11 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (6.48%) Hibernate
11 7 (6.48%) XHTML
11 7 (6.48%) XSD
11 7 (6.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (12.04%) User Experience
4 7 (6.48%) AS400
4 7 (6.48%) Digital Media
5 6 (5.56%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.56%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.70%) Tandem
7 3 (2.78%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.78%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.85%) Media Streaming
8 2 (1.85%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.85%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.85%) Replication
8 2 (1.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.37%) Linux
2 18 (16.67%) Windows
3 8 (7.41%) Unix
4 7 (6.48%) AIX
4 7 (6.48%) Solaris
4 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.63%) Android
5 5 (4.63%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.70%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.37%) Mathematics
3 18 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 17 (15.74%) Analytics
5 14 (12.96%) OO
6 11 (10.19%) TDD
7 10 (9.26%) MVC
8 9 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 9 (8.33%) Project Management
9 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (6.48%) Data Modelling
9 7 (6.48%) Economics
9 7 (6.48%) High Availability
9 7 (6.48%) Metadata Management
9 7 (6.48%) Network Design
9 7 (6.48%) Psychology
9 7 (6.48%) Scrum
9 7 (6.48%) SOA
9 7 (6.48%) Web Analytics
9 7 (6.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.96%) SQL
2 35 (32.41%) JavaScript
3 29 (26.85%) C#
4 28 (25.93%) Java
5 16 (14.81%) Python
6 9 (8.33%) C++
7 7 (6.48%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.56%) Assembly Language
8 6 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.70%) R
9 4 (3.70%) Ruby
10 3 (2.78%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.78%) PHP
11 2 (1.85%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.85%) XPath
12 1 (0.93%) C
12 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (86.11%) Degree
2 52 (48.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.85%) MCSA
4 2 (1.85%) MCSE
4 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.85%) PhD
5 1 (0.93%) CCNA
5 1 (0.93%) CCNP
5 1 (0.93%) CISA
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.93%) CISM
5 1 (0.93%) CISSP
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.93%) MBA
5 1 (0.93%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.93%) GDPR
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Docker
1 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) Ansible
1 3 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.78%) Puppet
2 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.85%) Nagios
2 2 (1.85%) OpenNMS
2 2 (1.85%) Rancher
2 2 (1.85%) SCOM
2 2 (1.85%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.33%) Google
2 9 (8.33%) Tableau
3 7 (6.48%) SAP
4 3 (2.78%) Criteo
4 3 (2.78%) DoubleClick
4 3 (2.78%) Facebook
4 3 (2.78%) Twitter
4 3 (2.78%) VMware
5 2 (1.85%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.85%) Cisco
5 2 (1.85%) CommVault
5 2 (1.85%) EMC
5 2 (1.85%) F5
5 2 (1.85%) NetApp
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle
5 2 (1.85%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.93%) Sage