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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 93 86 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -28
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 102 102 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.54% 2.69% 4.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.09% 8.76% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 77 96 108
Average salary £35,000 £29,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.65% -16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £39,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1261 1164 1265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.37% 30.66% 33.57%
Number of salaries quoted 963 970 1068
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 12 September 2014.

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 12 September 2014. 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
Rochdale - 9 £48,000 -
Altrincham -2 7 £32,500 +20.37% 3
Bolton +8 5 £42,500 +32.81%
Cheadle +5 4 - -
Salford +5 4 £44,000 +51.72%
Stockport -4 4 £45,000 +80.00%
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

1 221 (81.55%) Degree
2 119 (43.91%) .NET
3 110 (40.59%) C#
4 109 (40.22%) SQL Server
5 108 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (38.01%) HTML
7 90 (33.21%) SQL
8 88 (32.47%) OO
9 86 (31.73%) Java
10 79 (29.15%) CSS
11 73 (26.94%) Windows
12 72 (26.57%) XML
12 72 (26.57%) Software Engineering
13 71 (26.20%) MVC
14 70 (25.83%) JavaScript
15 61 (22.51%) Mathematics
16 57 (21.03%) VB.NET
17 54 (19.93%) Linux
18 53 (19.56%) Microsoft
19 52 (19.19%) .NET Framework
20 51 (18.82%) ASP.NET
20 51 (18.82%) LINQ
21 50 (18.45%) WCF
22 48 (17.71%) SQL Server 2008
23 44 (16.24%) Physics
24 43 (15.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 43 (15.87%) OOD
25 42 (15.50%) Web Services
25 42 (15.50%) Spring
25 42 (15.50%) Unit Testing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 21 (7.75%) Tomcat
2 17 (6.27%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.69%) WordPress
3 10 (3.69%) IIS
4 9 (3.32%) Apache
5 8 (2.95%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.48%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.37%) SAS
7 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.37%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.37%) Zimbra
Applications
1 28 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.11%) MS Office
4 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (7.01%) Magento
2 5 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.11%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.11%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.74%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.49%) HTTP
2 7 (2.58%) Internet
3 6 (2.21%) WAN
4 5 (1.85%) VPN
5 4 (1.48%) iSCSI
5 4 (1.48%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.11%) NAS
6 3 (1.11%) SAN
6 3 (1.11%) LAN
6 3 (1.11%) Network Security
7 2 (0.74%) Firewall
8 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (40.22%) SQL Server
2 48 (17.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (14.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 38 (14.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (8.49%) Relational Database
5 22 (8.12%) MySQL
6 17 (6.27%) Hazelcast
7 14 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (4.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (3.69%) RDBMS
10 9 (3.32%) OLTP
11 8 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (2.58%) QlikView
12 7 (2.58%) Big Data
13 3 (1.11%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.11%) OLAP
14 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.74%) SAP BW
14 2 (0.74%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 32 (11.81%) NUnit
2 31 (11.44%) Moq
3 22 (8.12%) Eclipse
4 17 (6.27%) Visual Studio
4 17 (6.27%) Maven
5 12 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.58%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.21%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.85%) Subversion
9 4 (1.48%) Xcode
9 4 (1.48%) Hudson
10 2 (0.74%) Selenium
11 1 (0.37%) JUnit
11 1 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.37%) Behat
11 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.37%) Phing
11 1 (0.37%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 28 (10.33%) Finance
2 10 (3.69%) Games
3 5 (1.85%) Retail
4 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.74%) Electronics
5 2 (0.74%) Marketing
5 2 (0.74%) German Language
6 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 177 (65.31%) Developer
2 69 (25.46%) .NET Developer
3 50 (18.45%) C# Developer
4 46 (16.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (15.50%) Software Developer
5 42 (15.50%) Java Developer
6 34 (12.55%) C# Software Developer
7 32 (11.81%) .NET Software Developer
8 25 (9.23%) Analyst
9 24 (8.86%) Senior Developer
10 20 (7.38%) PHP Developer
11 18 (6.64%) Software Engineer
12 17 (6.27%) Junior
13 15 (5.54%) Graduate
13 15 (5.54%) Business Analyst
14 13 (4.80%) Team Leader
14 13 (4.80%) Development Team Leader
14 13 (4.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 12 (4.43%) Consultant
16 11 (4.06%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (43.91%) .NET
2 103 (38.01%) HTML
3 79 (29.15%) CSS
4 72 (26.57%) XML
5 52 (19.19%) .NET Framework
6 51 (18.82%) ASP.NET
6 51 (18.82%) LINQ
7 50 (18.45%) WCF
8 43 (15.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 42 (15.50%) Web Services
9 42 (15.50%) Spring
10 40 (14.76%) WPF
11 33 (12.18%) HTML5
12 31 (11.44%) ADO.NET
13 30 (11.07%) XSLT
14 26 (9.59%) Servlets
15 23 (8.49%) SOAP
16 21 (7.75%) J2EE
17 20 (7.38%) Hibernate
17 20 (7.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 61 (22.51%) Mathematics
2 44 (16.24%) Physics
3 27 (9.96%) User Experience
4 18 (6.64%) Mobile App
5 16 (5.90%) Client/Server
6 15 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (4.80%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.32%) Online Games
9 7 (2.58%) Social Media
10 5 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (1.48%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.48%) EPoS
11 4 (1.48%) iPad
11 4 (1.48%) iPhone
11 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.11%) Data Extraction
12 3 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (0.74%) Firmware
13 2 (0.74%) Neural Network
14 1 (0.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 73 (26.94%) Windows
2 54 (19.93%) Linux
3 32 (11.81%) Android
4 21 (7.75%) UNIX
5 17 (6.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (5.90%) Apple iOS
7 11 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (32.47%) OO
3 72 (26.57%) Software Engineering
4 71 (26.20%) MVC
5 43 (15.87%) OOD
6 42 (15.50%) Unit Testing
7 37 (13.65%) TDD
8 32 (11.81%) Scrum
9 29 (10.70%) OOP
9 29 (10.70%) E-Commerce
10 22 (8.12%) Project Management
11 16 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (4.80%) Software Testing
14 11 (4.06%) Data Modelling
15 10 (3.69%) Game Development
15 10 (3.69%) OO PHP
16 9 (3.32%) Mentoring
16 9 (3.32%) Web Testing
16 9 (3.32%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (40.59%) C#
2 90 (33.21%) SQL
3 86 (31.73%) Java
4 70 (25.83%) JavaScript
5 57 (21.03%) VB.NET
6 27 (9.96%) PHP
7 17 (6.27%) XPath
8 16 (5.90%) T-SQL
8 16 (5.90%) VB
9 15 (5.54%) PHP5
10 12 (4.43%) Ruby
11 10 (3.69%) C++
12 9 (3.32%) Perl
12 9 (3.32%) Python
13 8 (2.95%) Objective-C
13 8 (2.95%) C
14 7 (2.58%) XQuery
15 2 (0.74%) Delphi
16 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 221 (81.55%) Degree
2 9 (3.32%) ISEB
2 9 (3.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (1.11%) MCITP
3 3 (1.11%) VCAP
3 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 3 (1.11%) MCSE
3 3 (1.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.69%) QA
2 3 (1.11%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.11%) XenApp
3 3 (1.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (19.56%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.12%) Oracle
3 17 (6.27%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.21%) Tableau
5 4 (1.48%) Facebook
5 4 (1.48%) Twitter
5 4 (1.48%) Apple
5 4 (1.48%) VMware
5 4 (1.48%) Wonderware
6 3 (1.11%) Google
6 3 (1.11%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.11%) SAP
6 3 (1.11%) Citrix
6 3 (1.11%) Cisco
7 2 (0.74%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.37%) Novell
8 1 (0.37%) Lotus
8 1 (0.37%) Cognos
8 1 (0.37%) Zend
8 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Workstars Global Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + generous bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £22k - 28k per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Altrincham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: From £24,000 to £24,000 per annum Amaxing offices and great graduate p
Posted: 25 days ago