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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 63 88 92
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 161 113 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.35% 2.99% 2.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.92% 8.22% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 142 93 89
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,800 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
1475 1374 1368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.83% 36.41% 33.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1273 1102 1038
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -1 7 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Altrincham +9 4 £40,750 +30.40%
Oldham - 4 £32,500 - 1
Bury +1 3 £32,000 -36.00%
Cheadle +3 1 - -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 304 (82.61%) Degree
2 172 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (35.33%) JavaScript
4 121 (32.88%) Java
5 108 (29.35%) C++
6 102 (27.72%) C#
7 91 (24.73%) HTML
8 88 (23.91%) .NET
9 85 (23.10%) CSS
10 79 (21.47%) SQL Server
11 77 (20.92%) SQL
11 77 (20.92%) MVC
12 75 (20.38%) TDD
13 74 (20.11%) Software Engineering
14 71 (19.29%) Linux
15 67 (18.21%) Scrum
16 64 (17.39%) Web Development
16 64 (17.39%) HTML5
17 63 (17.12%) jQuery
18 62 (16.85%) Mathematics
19 61 (16.58%) AngularJS
20 56 (15.22%) CSS3
21 55 (14.95%) Electronics
22 54 (14.67%) .NET Framework
23 53 (14.40%) ASP.NET
24 51 (13.86%) PHP
24 51 (13.86%) Games
25 49 (13.32%) RESTful
26 48 (13.04%) Ruby
27 43 (11.68%) OO

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 31 (8.42%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.72%) nginx
3 9 (2.45%) CMS
4 8 (2.17%) Drupal
4 8 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.90%) Apache Solr
5 7 (1.90%) GeoServer
6 6 (1.63%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.09%) SAS
8 3 (0.82%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.82%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.82%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.54%) WordPress
10 1 (0.27%) Apache
10 1 (0.27%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.27%) DNN
10 1 (0.27%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (11.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.45%) MS Office
2 9 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.90%) Magento
2 5 (1.36%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.27%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.27%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (11.14%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 8 (2.17%) SaaS
5 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.54%) GitHub
6 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.27%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.62%) 802.11
1 17 (4.62%) Wireless
2 12 (3.26%) HTTP
3 11 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.45%) SSL
5 7 (1.90%) LDAP
5 7 (1.90%) SAN
6 6 (1.63%) NAS
6 6 (1.63%) VPN
7 5 (1.36%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.54%) Internet
8 2 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.27%) BGP
9 1 (0.27%) DNS
9 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.27%) Intranet
9 1 (0.27%) OSPF
9 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (21.47%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.14%) MySQL
3 28 (7.61%) NoSQL
4 26 (7.07%) MongoDB
5 25 (6.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 24 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (4.62%) Relational Database
9 13 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.72%) Redis
12 9 (2.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (2.17%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.90%) GIS
15 5 (1.36%) Big Data
15 5 (1.36%) Hadoop
16 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 41 (11.14%) Git (software)
2 34 (9.24%) Selenium
3 29 (7.88%) TeamCity
4 16 (4.35%) JIRA
5 15 (4.08%) Xcode
6 9 (2.45%) Cucumber
6 9 (2.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (2.17%) AccuRev
7 8 (2.17%) JMeter
7 8 (2.17%) JUnit
8 7 (1.90%) Subversion
9 6 (1.63%) Appium
9 6 (1.63%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.36%) Maven
10 5 (1.36%) NUnit
10 5 (1.36%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.09%) Gradle
11 4 (1.09%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.09%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.09%) TestNG
General
1 55 (14.95%) Electronics
2 51 (13.86%) Games
3 31 (8.42%) Retail
4 18 (4.89%) Marketing
5 13 (3.53%) Finance
6 9 (2.45%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.90%) Local Government
7 7 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.36%) Back Office
9 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 191 (51.90%) Developer
2 57 (15.49%) Software Developer
3 55 (14.95%) Junior
4 54 (14.67%) Graduate
4 54 (14.67%) Java Developer
5 46 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 46 (12.50%) Junior Developer
6 44 (11.96%) Graduate Developer
7 35 (9.51%) SQL Developer
8 33 (8.97%) JavaScript Developer
9 32 (8.70%) Software Engineer
10 26 (7.07%) Java Software Developer
10 26 (7.07%) Junior .NET Developer
11 25 (6.79%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 23 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
12 23 (6.25%) Senior Developer
13 22 (5.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 20 (5.43%) Analyst
15 17 (4.62%) Consultant
15 17 (4.62%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (24.73%) HTML
2 88 (23.91%) .NET
3 85 (23.10%) CSS
4 64 (17.39%) HTML5
5 63 (17.12%) jQuery
6 61 (16.58%) AngularJS
7 56 (15.22%) CSS3
8 54 (14.67%) .NET Framework
9 53 (14.40%) ASP.NET
10 49 (13.32%) RESTful
11 43 (11.68%) Entity Framework
12 40 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 39 (10.60%) XML
14 37 (10.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 36 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web API
15 36 (9.78%) Spring
15 36 (9.78%) WCF
15 36 (9.78%) WPF
16 34 (9.24%) Web Services
17 31 (8.42%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (16.85%) Mathematics
2 33 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.61%) Augmented Reality
3 28 (7.61%) Mobile App
4 26 (7.07%) Algorithms
5 19 (5.16%) Kinect
6 17 (4.62%) Physics
7 16 (4.35%) User Experience
8 11 (2.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 10 (2.72%) 3D Graphics
9 10 (2.72%) Economics
10 9 (2.45%) Replication
11 8 (2.17%) Statistics
12 7 (1.90%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.90%) Psychology
13 6 (1.63%) Online Games
14 4 (1.09%) Animation
14 4 (1.09%) Neural Network
15 3 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
15 3 (0.82%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 71 (19.29%) Linux
2 34 (9.24%) Windows
3 25 (6.79%) Apple iOS
3 25 (6.79%) Unix
4 11 (2.99%) Android
4 11 (2.99%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (1.36%) CentOS
5 5 (1.36%) Debian
6 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.54%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (20.92%) MVC
3 75 (20.38%) TDD
4 74 (20.11%) Software Engineering
5 67 (18.21%) Scrum
6 64 (17.39%) Web Development
7 43 (11.68%) OO
8 42 (11.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 41 (11.14%) Multithreading
9 41 (11.14%) Unit Testing
10 37 (10.05%) BDD
10 37 (10.05%) Kanban
11 36 (9.78%) E-Commerce
12 26 (7.07%) Front End Development
13 25 (6.79%) Dependency Injection
13 25 (6.79%) Web Application Development
14 24 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
15 22 (5.98%) ITIL
16 19 (5.16%) Machine Learning
17 18 (4.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (35.33%) JavaScript
2 121 (32.88%) Java
3 108 (29.35%) C++
4 102 (27.72%) C#
5 77 (20.92%) SQL
6 51 (13.86%) PHP
7 48 (13.04%) Ruby
8 34 (9.24%) Python
9 33 (8.97%) C
10 25 (6.79%) F#
11 20 (5.43%) Apple Swift
11 20 (5.43%) Objective-C
12 18 (4.89%) MATLAB
12 18 (4.89%) Perl
13 13 (3.53%) T-SQL
14 10 (2.72%) Go
15 7 (1.90%) ActionScript
16 6 (1.63%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.63%) VC++
17 5 (1.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 304 (82.61%) Degree
2 34 (9.24%) PhD
3 6 (1.63%) ISEB
4 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.71%) QA
2 6 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.36%) Docker
2 3 (0.82%) Ceph
3 2 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.27%) KVM
4 1 (0.27%) oVirt
4 1 (0.27%) Postfix
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (6.79%) Kibana
2 14 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (3.80%) Puppet
3 5 (1.36%) Nagios
4 2 (0.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.78%) Oracle
3 26 (7.07%) Google
4 17 (4.62%) BT
5 8 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.17%) SAP
6 7 (1.90%) Cisco
6 7 (1.90%) ESRI
6 7 (1.90%) VMware
7 5 (1.36%) NetApp
8 3 (0.82%) HP
9 2 (0.54%) Apple
9 2 (0.54%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.27%) Ektron
10 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.27%) Facebook
10 1 (0.27%) Perforce
10 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.27%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Pension , Medical , Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Coral Racing Ltd.
Salary: Bonus + Benefits + On Call
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000, Flexi-time, Funded Training, Share Scheme, Health Ins
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + 20% bonus, flexible working hours, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester City Centre
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 30000-40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
TRG
Salary: 30000-50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago