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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 61 86 92
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 162 105 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.34% 2.92% 2.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.59% 7.93% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 131 75 99
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1530 1324 1426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 40.95% 36.82% 33.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1337 1052 1191
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -4 3 £47,500 +72.72%
Bury -7 2 £32,000 -36.00% 1
Salford -7 1 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Oldham - 1 £34,000 - 2
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 246 (77.36%) Degree
2 169 (53.14%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (37.42%) C#
3 119 (37.42%) JavaScript
4 94 (29.56%) .NET
5 92 (28.93%) HTML
6 89 (27.99%) Java
7 83 (26.10%) CSS
8 81 (25.47%) SQL Server
9 78 (24.53%) SQL
10 74 (23.27%) MVC
11 73 (22.96%) jQuery
12 71 (22.33%) Web Development
13 66 (20.75%) Scrum
14 64 (20.13%) ASP.NET
15 60 (18.87%) .NET Framework
15 60 (18.87%) Mathematics
16 57 (17.92%) AngularJS
17 53 (16.67%) TDD
18 52 (16.35%) Software Engineering
19 50 (15.72%) Kanban
20 49 (15.41%) ASP.NET MVC
20 49 (15.41%) HTML5
21 47 (14.78%) CSS3
22 45 (14.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 44 (13.84%) Linux
24 42 (13.21%) MS Excel
24 42 (13.21%) C++
24 42 (13.21%) Entity Framework
25 41 (12.89%) Analytical Skills

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 (9.75%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (3.46%) Apache Spark
3 10 (3.14%) SAS
4 8 (2.52%) CMS
4 8 (2.52%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.89%) Apache Pig
5 6 (1.89%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.57%) Confluence
7 4 (1.26%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.26%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.94%) WordPress
9 1 (0.31%) DNN
9 1 (0.31%) Drupal
9 1 (0.31%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.31%) nginx
9 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 42 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.20%) Stata
3 6 (1.89%) SPSS
4 4 (1.26%) MS Office
4 4 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) Magento
2 1 (0.31%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.31%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (8.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.52%) SaaS
4 3 (0.94%) GitHub
4 3 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.94%) IaaS
4 3 (0.94%) PaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.31%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (1.26%) 802.11
2 4 (1.26%) HTTP
2 4 (1.26%) LDAP
2 4 (1.26%) NAS
2 4 (1.26%) SAN
2 4 (1.26%) Wireless
3 3 (0.94%) OpenVPN
3 3 (0.94%) VPN
4 2 (0.63%) Internet
4 2 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.31%) Intranet
5 1 (0.31%) Skype
5 1 (0.31%) SSL
5 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (25.47%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.06%) MongoDB
3 27 (8.49%) NoSQL
4 25 (7.86%) RDBMS
4 25 (7.86%) Relational Database
4 25 (7.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 16 (5.03%) MySQL
5 16 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (4.09%) Big Data
8 12 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (3.46%) Hadoop
10 10 (3.14%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (2.83%) Data Mining
11 9 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (1.89%) Apache Hive
14 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (9.75%) TeamCity
2 30 (9.43%) Selenium
3 21 (6.60%) JIRA
4 20 (6.29%) Git (software)
5 14 (4.40%) Visual Studio
6 11 (3.46%) NUnit
7 9 (2.83%) Subversion
8 8 (2.52%) AccuRev
9 7 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.89%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.89%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.89%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (1.26%) TestComplete
11 4 (1.26%) Xcode
12 2 (0.63%) Appium
12 2 (0.63%) Gradle
12 2 (0.63%) MSTest
12 2 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (12.26%) Games
2 23 (7.23%) Marketing
3 20 (6.29%) Electronics
4 13 (4.09%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.77%) Legal
6 9 (2.83%) Retail
7 8 (2.52%) Banking
8 7 (2.20%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.89%) Finance
9 6 (1.89%) Law
9 6 (1.89%) Military
10 4 (1.26%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.94%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.63%) Publishing
13 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 184 (57.86%) Developer
2 57 (17.92%) .NET Developer
3 55 (17.30%) Software Developer
4 48 (15.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 39 (12.26%) SQL Developer
6 34 (10.69%) Junior
7 33 (10.38%) Graduate
8 32 (10.06%) Graduate Developer
8 32 (10.06%) Junior Developer
9 30 (9.43%) Java Developer
10 29 (9.12%) Architect
10 29 (9.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 27 (8.49%) Java Software Developer
12 25 (7.86%) C# Developer
12 25 (7.86%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 25 (7.86%) Junior .NET Developer
13 23 (7.23%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (5.97%) Analyst
14 19 (5.97%) Senior Developer
15 18 (5.66%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (29.56%) .NET
2 92 (28.93%) HTML
3 83 (26.10%) CSS
4 73 (22.96%) jQuery
5 64 (20.13%) ASP.NET
6 60 (18.87%) .NET Framework
7 57 (17.92%) AngularJS
8 49 (15.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (15.41%) HTML5
9 47 (14.78%) CSS3
10 45 (14.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 42 (13.21%) Entity Framework
12 38 (11.95%) WCF
13 35 (11.01%) ASP.NET Web API
13 35 (11.01%) KnockoutJS
14 34 (10.69%) RESTful
15 33 (10.38%) Spring
16 31 (9.75%) Java EE
16 31 (9.75%) Web Services
16 31 (9.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (18.87%) Mathematics
2 41 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (10.06%) Algorithms
4 25 (7.86%) Visualisation
5 20 (6.29%) Data Structures
6 18 (5.66%) Statistics
6 18 (5.66%) User Experience
7 11 (3.46%) Management Information System
8 10 (3.14%) Augmented Reality
8 10 (3.14%) Mobile App
8 10 (3.14%) Neural Network
9 7 (2.20%) 3D Graphics
9 7 (2.20%) Kinect
10 6 (1.89%) Fintech
10 6 (1.89%) iPad
10 6 (1.89%) Physics
10 6 (1.89%) PKI
11 5 (1.57%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (1.57%) Replication
12 3 (0.94%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.84%) Linux
2 19 (5.97%) Apple iOS
3 16 (5.03%) Windows
4 7 (2.20%) Unix
5 6 (1.89%) Android
6 3 (0.94%) CentOS
6 3 (0.94%) Debian
7 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (53.14%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (23.27%) MVC
3 71 (22.33%) Web Development
4 66 (20.75%) Scrum
5 53 (16.67%) TDD
6 52 (16.35%) Software Engineering
7 50 (15.72%) Kanban
8 41 (12.89%) Front End Development
9 37 (11.64%) OO
10 36 (11.32%) BDD
11 33 (10.38%) Multithreading
12 29 (9.12%) Analytics
12 29 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (9.12%) ITIL
13 26 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (7.86%) Dependency Injection
14 25 (7.86%) Web Application Development
15 24 (7.55%) Machine Learning
15 24 (7.55%) Risk Management
15 24 (7.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (37.42%) C#
1 119 (37.42%) JavaScript
2 89 (27.99%) Java
3 78 (24.53%) SQL
4 42 (13.21%) C++
5 36 (11.32%) PHP
6 31 (9.75%) Ruby
7 30 (9.43%) C
8 25 (7.86%) F#
9 22 (6.92%) Python
10 15 (4.72%) Apple Swift
10 15 (4.72%) Objective-C
10 15 (4.72%) R
11 14 (4.40%) MATLAB
12 13 (4.09%) T-SQL
13 8 (2.52%) Perl
14 7 (2.20%) VC++
15 6 (1.89%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.57%) Scala
16 5 (1.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 246 (77.36%) Degree
2 20 (6.29%) PhD
3 18 (5.66%) Security Cleared
4 17 (5.35%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.52%) ISEB
6 7 (2.20%) CISM
6 7 (2.20%) CISSP
6 7 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.89%) CCNP
7 6 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.89%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.94%) MCSA
11 1 (0.31%) GIAC
11 1 (0.31%) HNC
11 1 (0.31%) HND
11 1 (0.31%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.18%) QA
2 10 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.94%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.89%) Hyper-V
1 6 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (7.86%) Kibana
2 6 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.89%) Puppet
3 3 (0.94%) Ansible
3 3 (0.94%) Nagios
4 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.31%) LiteSpeed
4 1 (0.31%) Salt
Vendors
1 36 (11.32%) Oracle
2 31 (9.75%) Microsoft
3 26 (8.18%) Google
4 10 (3.14%) Cisco
5 9 (2.83%) Orchard
5 9 (2.83%) VMware
6 6 (1.89%) SAP
7 5 (1.57%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.26%) BT
8 4 (1.26%) IBM
8 4 (1.26%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.94%) NetApp
10 1 (0.31%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (0.31%) Ektron
10 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.31%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.31%) Tableau
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