The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 77 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 111 155 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.27% 3.97% 4.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.80% 11.56% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 98 135 157
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Computer Science
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1262 1341 1460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.17% 34.37% 34.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 1030 1226
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Manchester

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Manchester

Computer Science
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +7 15 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Cheadle +5 7 £37,500 -
Oldham - 2 - -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 236 (92.19%) Degree
2 107 (41.80%) SQL
3 102 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (39.45%) Java
5 99 (38.67%) Software Engineering
6 93 (36.33%) C#
6 93 (36.33%) .NET
7 85 (33.20%) JavaScript
8 63 (24.61%) HTML
9 59 (23.05%) Scrum
10 56 (21.88%) Web Services
10 56 (21.88%) XML
10 56 (21.88%) TDD
11 55 (21.48%) Oracle
12 54 (21.09%) Microsoft
13 48 (18.75%) ASP.NET
14 44 (17.19%) SQL Server
15 42 (16.41%) CSS
15 42 (16.41%) MVC
15 42 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
16 41 (16.02%) Windows
16 41 (16.02%) OO
17 39 (15.23%) Finance
18 38 (14.84%) MS Excel
19 37 (14.45%) Project Management
19 37 (14.45%) Mathematics
20 36 (14.06%) HTML5
21 35 (13.67%) Linux
21 35 (13.67%) Mentoring
22 33 (12.89%) OOP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.52%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.34%) IIS
3 5 (1.95%) Alfresco
4 4 (1.56%) CMS
4 4 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.56%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.17%) Facebook Platform
5 3 (1.17%) SAS
5 3 (1.17%) Apache
5 3 (1.17%) WordPress
5 3 (1.17%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.78%) Drupal
6 2 (0.78%) SilverStripe
6 2 (0.78%) nginx
6 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.78%) Node.js
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 38 (14.84%) MS Excel
2 26 (10.16%) MS Office
3 5 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.78%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Magento
1 3 (1.17%) SAP PP
1 3 (1.17%) Tridion
2 1 (0.39%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle AGIS
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.81%) Internet
2 15 (5.86%) Firewall
3 12 (4.69%) Network Security
4 9 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (3.13%) HTTP
6 5 (1.95%) LAN
6 5 (1.95%) VoIP
6 5 (1.95%) WAN
7 3 (1.17%) Wireless
8 2 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.78%) DHCP
8 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.78%) VPN
8 2 (0.78%) DNS
8 2 (0.78%) OpenScape
9 1 (0.39%) Telepresence
9 1 (0.39%) LDAP
9 1 (0.39%) SAN
9 1 (0.39%) Intranet
9 1 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.30%) MySQL
4 9 (3.52%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.95%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.56%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.17%) OLTP
7 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.78%) Big Data
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.39%) HBase
9 1 (0.39%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 29 (11.33%) Selenium
2 27 (10.55%) JIRA
3 22 (8.59%) NUnit
4 20 (7.81%) Subversion
5 15 (5.86%) Eclipse
6 11 (4.30%) Git (software)
6 11 (4.30%) WatiN
7 10 (3.91%) Moq
8 9 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.73%) Maven
10 6 (2.34%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.95%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.56%) Redmine
12 4 (1.56%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.56%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.56%) JUnit
12 4 (1.56%) ReSharper
13 3 (1.17%) Ant
13 3 (1.17%) InstallShield
13 3 (1.17%) CruiseControl
General
1 39 (15.23%) Finance
2 17 (6.64%) Games
3 15 (5.86%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.69%) Law
5 11 (4.30%) Banking
6 10 (3.91%) Retail
7 7 (2.73%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.56%) Electronics
9 3 (1.17%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.17%) iGaming
9 3 (1.17%) Marketing
10 2 (0.78%) Back Office
11 1 (0.39%) Legal
11 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.39%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 128 (50.00%) Developer
2 36 (14.06%) Senior Developer
3 31 (12.11%) Software Developer
4 29 (11.33%) Java Developer
5 27 (10.55%) Analyst
6 23 (8.98%) .NET Developer
7 21 (8.20%) Software Engineer
8 20 (7.81%) C# Developer
9 16 (6.25%) Web Developer
10 14 (5.47%) Project Manager
10 14 (5.47%) C++ Developer
11 13 (5.08%) Tester
12 12 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
13 11 (4.30%) Automated Tester
13 11 (4.30%) Project Engineer
13 11 (4.30%) QA Tester
14 10 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
14 10 (3.91%) Senior .NET Developer
15 9 (3.52%) Consultant
16 8 (3.13%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (36.33%) .NET
2 63 (24.61%) HTML
3 56 (21.88%) Web Services
3 56 (21.88%) XML
4 48 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 42 (16.41%) CSS
6 36 (14.06%) HTML5
7 32 (12.50%) WCF
8 25 (9.77%) REST
9 24 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (8.98%) jQuery
11 22 (8.59%) JSON
12 21 (8.20%) Java EE
13 17 (6.64%) SOAP
13 17 (6.64%) AngularJS
13 17 (6.64%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (5.86%) CSS3
15 14 (5.47%) .NET Framework
15 14 (5.47%) WPF
15 14 (5.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (14.45%) Mathematics
3 29 (11.33%) Physics
4 15 (5.86%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.69%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.30%) Client/Server
7 10 (3.91%) 3D Graphics
7 10 (3.91%) User Experience
7 10 (3.91%) Algorithms
8 9 (3.52%) Mobile App
9 8 (3.13%) Interactive TV
10 7 (2.73%) N-Tier
10 7 (2.73%) Animation
11 6 (2.34%) Social Media
12 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.17%) Visualisation
12 3 (1.17%) Online Games
12 3 (1.17%) Economics
12 3 (1.17%) Statistics
13 2 (0.78%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 41 (16.02%) Windows
2 35 (13.67%) Linux
3 14 (5.47%) Android
4 12 (4.69%) Solaris
5 11 (4.30%) UNIX
5 11 (4.30%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.73%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.34%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.17%) CentOS
8 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.39%) Debian
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (38.67%) Software Engineering
3 59 (23.05%) Scrum
4 56 (21.88%) TDD
5 42 (16.41%) MVC
6 41 (16.02%) OO
7 37 (14.45%) Project Management
8 35 (13.67%) Mentoring
9 33 (12.89%) OOP
10 32 (12.50%) BDD
11 26 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (8.98%) Multithreading
13 21 (8.20%) Line Management
14 20 (7.81%) Web Development
15 19 (7.42%) PRINCE2
15 19 (7.42%) Kanban
16 18 (7.03%) Workflow
17 17 (6.64%) Automated Testing
17 17 (6.64%) SDLC
17 17 (6.64%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 107 (41.80%) SQL
2 101 (39.45%) Java
3 93 (36.33%) C#
4 85 (33.20%) JavaScript
5 30 (11.72%) C++
6 18 (7.03%) VB.NET
7 15 (5.86%) PHP
8 14 (5.47%) PL/SQL
9 11 (4.30%) C
10 8 (3.13%) VC++
11 7 (2.73%) Python
11 7 (2.73%) Ruby
12 6 (2.34%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.95%) XQuery
13 5 (1.95%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.56%) VB
14 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.17%) XPath
15 3 (1.17%) Haskell
15 3 (1.17%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 236 (92.19%) Degree
2 11 (4.30%) HND
3 7 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.34%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (2.34%) PMP
4 6 (2.34%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.95%) MCP
6 4 (1.56%) MCITP
6 4 (1.56%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.56%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.56%) ISEB
7 3 (1.17%) CISSP
7 3 (1.17%) CISA
7 3 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.17%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.78%) ISACA
8 2 (0.78%) OCAJ
8 2 (0.78%) MOS
8 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.03%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.95%) vSphere
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.78%) XenApp
4 2 (0.78%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.39%) Docker
5 1 (0.39%) HDFS
5 1 (0.39%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.78%) WSUS
2 2 (0.78%) SCCM
2 2 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (21.48%) Oracle
2 54 (21.09%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.86%) VMware
4 13 (5.08%) Cisco
5 11 (4.30%) Telerik
6 9 (3.52%) Juniper
6 9 (3.52%) CA
6 9 (3.52%) NetApp
7 8 (3.13%) Facebook
8 7 (2.73%) Twitter
9 6 (2.34%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.17%) SAP
10 3 (1.17%) Citrix
10 3 (1.17%) Google
10 3 (1.17%) Zend
11 2 (0.78%) MobileIron
11 2 (0.78%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.78%) Capita
11 2 (0.78%) Adobe
11 2 (0.78%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + DEO + PRP Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IBM
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IBM
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Stem Graduates
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25500.00 - £29500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Stem Graduates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Honeywell
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Greater Manchester, Manchester, North West
GCHQ
Salary: £26,000-£38,000 depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCHQ
Posted: 18 days ago
Bury
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Didsbury, Manchester, UK
RTI Health Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago