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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 66 70 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 123 136 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.43% 3.39% 3.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.30% 10.51% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 100 112 121
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,050 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
1323 1294 1331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 36.87% 32.26% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 984 1084
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +8 15 £40,000 - 1
Cheadle +4 5 £37,500 - 1
Altrincham +4 2 £31,250 +22.54% 2
Rochdale - 2 £25,000 -
Stockport -10 1 - -
Sale - 1 £36,250 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 219 (92.02%) Degree
2 108 (45.38%) Java
3 102 (42.86%) SQL
4 92 (38.66%) Software Engineering
5 86 (36.13%) .NET
6 83 (34.87%) C#
7 82 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (33.19%) JavaScript
9 57 (23.95%) HTML
9 57 (23.95%) Web Services
10 51 (21.43%) XML
10 51 (21.43%) Scrum
11 46 (19.33%) Oracle
12 44 (18.49%) TDD
13 41 (17.23%) Analytical Skills
14 40 (16.81%) Mathematics
14 40 (16.81%) CSS
15 38 (15.97%) ASP.NET
15 38 (15.97%) Linux
16 37 (15.55%) Microsoft
17 36 (15.13%) Windows
17 36 (15.13%) Finance
18 35 (14.71%) MVC
18 35 (14.71%) OO
19 34 (14.29%) SQL Server
20 33 (13.87%) C++
21 31 (13.03%) Selenium
22 30 (12.61%) OOP
23 29 (12.18%) Mentoring
24 28 (11.76%) HTML5

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 8 (3.36%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.94%) Apache
3 6 (2.52%) WordPress
3 6 (2.52%) IIS
3 6 (2.52%) Apache Pig
4 5 (2.10%) Alfresco
5 4 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.68%) CMS
5 4 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.68%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.26%) SAS
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.84%) nginx
7 2 (0.84%) Drupal
7 2 (0.84%) SilverStripe
7 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.84%) Node.js
7 2 (0.84%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.30%) MS Office
3 5 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.84%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Tridion
1 3 (1.26%) SAP PP
1 3 (1.26%) Magento
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle AGIS
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.40%) Internet
2 6 (2.52%) HTTP
3 5 (2.10%) Firewall
4 4 (1.68%) LAN
4 4 (1.68%) VoIP
4 4 (1.68%) WAN
5 3 (1.26%) Wireless
6 2 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.84%) OpenScape
6 2 (0.84%) DHCP
6 2 (0.84%) VPN
6 2 (0.84%) DNS
7 1 (0.42%) SAN
7 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.42%) WLAN
7 1 (0.42%) Telepresence
7 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.42%) Network Security
7 1 (0.42%) NAS
7 1 (0.42%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (5.46%) MySQL
4 12 (5.04%) Hadoop
4 12 (5.04%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.04%) Big Data
5 11 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.52%) DB2
8 5 (2.10%) Data Mining
8 5 (2.10%) DataStage
8 5 (2.10%) IBM BigInsights
8 5 (2.10%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.68%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.26%) OLTP
10 3 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (0.42%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 31 (13.03%) Selenium
2 21 (8.82%) JIRA
3 17 (7.14%) NUnit
4 16 (6.72%) Subversion
5 14 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 13 (5.46%) Git (software)
7 9 (3.78%) WatiN
8 6 (2.52%) Maven
8 6 (2.52%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.10%) Moq
9 5 (2.10%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.10%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.26%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.26%) Ant
11 3 (1.26%) JUnit
11 3 (1.26%) InstallShield
11 3 (1.26%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.26%) Gradle
12 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (15.13%) Finance
2 16 (6.72%) Games
3 15 (6.30%) Law
4 14 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.36%) Banking
5 8 (3.36%) Retail
6 7 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.94%) Marketing
7 3 (1.26%) Electronics
7 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.26%) iGaming
8 2 (0.84%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.42%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 119 (50.00%) Developer
2 35 (14.71%) Software Developer
3 32 (13.45%) Senior Developer
4 30 (12.61%) Analyst
5 27 (11.34%) Java Developer
6 22 (9.24%) Software Engineer
7 16 (6.72%) .NET Developer
8 14 (5.88%) C++ Developer
9 12 (5.04%) C# Developer
9 12 (5.04%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.62%) Web Developer
10 11 (4.62%) Project Engineer
11 10 (4.20%) Tester
11 10 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (3.78%) Graduate Developer
12 9 (3.78%) Graduate
12 9 (3.78%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.78%) Consultant
12 9 (3.78%) QA Tester
12 9 (3.78%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (36.13%) .NET
2 57 (23.95%) Web Services
2 57 (23.95%) HTML
3 51 (21.43%) XML
4 40 (16.81%) CSS
5 38 (15.97%) ASP.NET
6 28 (11.76%) HTML5
6 28 (11.76%) REST
7 27 (11.34%) JSON
8 24 (10.08%) Java EE
9 22 (9.24%) WCF
10 20 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (7.98%) jQuery
11 19 (7.98%) SOAP
12 18 (7.56%) Spring
13 17 (7.14%) AngularJS
14 14 (5.88%) CSS3
14 14 (5.88%) OpenGL
14 14 (5.88%) DirectX
15 13 (5.46%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.23%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (16.81%) Mathematics
3 27 (11.34%) Physics
4 24 (10.08%) Management Information System
5 14 (5.88%) Mobile App
6 12 (5.04%) User Experience
6 12 (5.04%) Data Integration
7 11 (4.62%) 3D Graphics
7 11 (4.62%) Client/Server
8 8 (3.36%) Algorithms
8 8 (3.36%) Visualisation
9 7 (2.94%) Animation
10 6 (2.52%) Interactive TV
11 5 (2.10%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.26%) Statistics
12 3 (1.26%) Online Games
13 2 (0.84%) iPhone
13 2 (0.84%) Proteomics
13 2 (0.84%) Blog
13 2 (0.84%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.97%) Linux
2 36 (15.13%) Windows
3 15 (6.30%) Android
4 11 (4.62%) UNIX
4 11 (4.62%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.94%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.10%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.26%) CentOS
7 3 (1.26%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.42%) Debian
9 1 (0.42%) Solaris
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (38.66%) Software Engineering
2 82 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (21.43%) Scrum
4 44 (18.49%) TDD
5 35 (14.71%) MVC
5 35 (14.71%) OO
6 30 (12.61%) OOP
7 29 (12.18%) Mentoring
8 25 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (10.50%) BDD
9 23 (9.66%) Multithreading
9 23 (9.66%) Project Management
10 21 (8.82%) SDLC
11 19 (7.98%) Workflow
12 17 (7.14%) Automated Testing
13 16 (6.72%) Time Management
14 15 (6.30%) Analytics
15 14 (5.88%) Data Management
16 13 (5.46%) Web Development
16 13 (5.46%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (45.38%) Java
2 102 (42.86%) SQL
3 83 (34.87%) C#
4 79 (33.19%) JavaScript
5 33 (13.87%) C++
6 20 (8.40%) PHP
7 16 (6.72%) C
8 14 (5.88%) VB.NET
9 13 (5.46%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.36%) VC++
11 7 (2.94%) Python
11 7 (2.94%) Ruby
12 6 (2.52%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.10%) XQuery
13 5 (2.10%) VB
14 4 (1.68%) Perl
15 3 (1.26%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.26%) VBScript
15 3 (1.26%) VBA
15 3 (1.26%) R
Qualifications
1 219 (92.02%) Degree
2 11 (4.62%) HND
3 7 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.10%) MCP
4 5 (2.10%) MCITP
5 3 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.26%) CISSP
5 3 (1.26%) MCSE
5 3 (1.26%) MCSA
5 3 (1.26%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.26%) CISA
6 2 (0.84%) MOS
6 2 (0.84%) PMP
6 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.84%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.84%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.84%) ISACA
7 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.98%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) SLA
2 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (2.52%) Active Directory
1 6 (2.52%) HDFS
1 6 (2.52%) GPFS
2 5 (2.10%) vSphere
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.84%) XenApp
3 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.10%) Oozie
1 5 (2.10%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.84%) WSUS
2 2 (0.84%) SCCM
2 2 (0.84%) Puppet
3 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.42%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 46 (19.33%) Oracle
2 37 (15.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.04%) IBM
3 12 (5.04%) Twitter
4 11 (4.62%) Hortonworks
4 11 (4.62%) Cloudera
4 11 (4.62%) MapR
4 11 (4.62%) Telerik
4 11 (4.62%) Apple
5 6 (2.52%) Capita
6 5 (2.10%) Netezza
6 5 (2.10%) Teradata
6 5 (2.10%) Informatica
6 5 (2.10%) Ab Initio
6 5 (2.10%) Cognos
7 3 (1.26%) SAP
7 3 (1.26%) Citrix
7 3 (1.26%) Facebook
7 3 (1.26%) Zend
7 3 (1.26%) Google
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent bens and Share Options
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: Salary Circa £35,000 Possibly More for the right Applicant
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita IT Professional Services
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Digital Agency
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: Salary Negotiable from £28.000 / £40,000 Dependent on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago