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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 80 75 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 112 120 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.76% 2.97% 4.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.51% 11.43% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 88 102 129
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £22,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £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
973 1050 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.95% 26.02% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 741 862 879
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Salford - 10 £50,000 -
Stockport +1 9 £45,000 +80.00%
Altrincham +3 6 £24,000 -35.13% 6
Bolton +5 5 £42,500 +40.49% 1
Cheadle +3 4 - -
Rochdale - 3 £48,000 -
Bury - 1 £35,000 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 222 (81.62%) Degree
2 124 (45.59%) .NET
3 118 (43.38%) C#
4 106 (38.97%) SQL Server
5 102 (37.50%) SQL
6 97 (35.66%) HTML
7 90 (33.09%) Java
8 89 (32.72%) OO
9 74 (27.21%) Windows
10 72 (26.47%) JavaScript
10 72 (26.47%) CSS
11 69 (25.37%) MVC
12 68 (25.00%) XML
13 67 (24.63%) Software Engineering
14 59 (21.69%) ASP.NET
15 58 (21.32%) Microsoft
16 56 (20.59%) VB.NET
17 52 (19.12%) .NET Framework
17 52 (19.12%) Mathematics
18 51 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
19 50 (18.38%) WCF
19 50 (18.38%) LINQ
20 48 (17.65%) Linux
21 47 (17.28%) Web Services
22 45 (16.54%) Spring
23 44 (16.18%) Unit Testing
23 44 (16.18%) SQL Server 2008
24 42 (15.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 42 (15.44%) TDD
25 39 (14.34%) OOD

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 22 (8.09%) Tomcat
2 16 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.68%) IIS
4 8 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.21%) WordPress
6 4 (1.47%) Apache
7 3 (1.10%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.37%) SAS
8 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (10.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.47%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.10%) MS Office
4 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (6.62%) Magento
2 5 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.74%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.74%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.37%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.09%) HTTP
2 7 (2.57%) Internet
3 6 (2.21%) WAN
4 5 (1.84%) VPN
5 4 (1.47%) iSCSI
5 4 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.10%) NAS
6 3 (1.10%) SAN
6 3 (1.10%) LAN
6 3 (1.10%) Network Security
7 2 (0.74%) Firewall
8 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (38.97%) SQL Server
2 44 (16.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (13.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 34 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (7.72%) MySQL
6 18 (6.62%) Relational Database
7 16 (5.88%) Hazelcast
7 16 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (3.31%) QlikView
9 9 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.57%) Big Data
11 4 (1.47%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.10%) OLTP
12 3 (1.10%) OLAP
12 3 (1.10%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.74%) SAP Data Services
13 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 28 (10.29%) NUnit
2 27 (9.93%) Moq
3 19 (6.99%) Visual Studio
3 19 (6.99%) Eclipse
4 16 (5.88%) Maven
5 12 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.31%) Subversion
7 8 (2.94%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.84%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.84%) Hudson
9 4 (1.47%) Xcode
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.74%) JIRA
10 2 (0.74%) Selenium
11 1 (0.37%) JUnit
11 1 (0.37%) Phing
11 1 (0.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.37%) NetBeans
General
1 24 (8.82%) Finance
2 5 (1.84%) Retail
3 4 (1.47%) Games
4 2 (0.74%) Electronics
4 2 (0.74%) Marketing
4 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.37%) Back Office
5 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 184 (67.65%) Developer
2 71 (26.10%) .NET Developer
3 48 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 44 (16.18%) Java Developer
4 44 (16.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (13.97%) Software Developer
6 29 (10.66%) C# Software Developer
7 27 (9.93%) .NET Software Developer
7 27 (9.93%) Senior Developer
8 20 (7.35%) Analyst
9 18 (6.62%) PHP Developer
10 17 (6.25%) Team Leader
10 17 (6.25%) Junior
10 17 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (5.15%) Graduate
11 14 (5.15%) ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (4.78%) Development Team Leader
12 13 (4.78%) Senior C# Developer
13 12 (4.41%) Software Engineer
14 11 (4.04%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (45.59%) .NET
2 97 (35.66%) HTML
3 72 (26.47%) CSS
4 68 (25.00%) XML
5 59 (21.69%) ASP.NET
6 52 (19.12%) .NET Framework
7 50 (18.38%) WCF
7 50 (18.38%) LINQ
8 47 (17.28%) Web Services
9 45 (16.54%) Spring
10 42 (15.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 39 (14.34%) WPF
12 30 (11.03%) HTML5
13 29 (10.66%) XSLT
14 27 (9.93%) ADO.NET
15 23 (8.46%) Hibernate
16 22 (8.09%) J2EE
17 19 (6.99%) Servlets
18 18 (6.62%) SOAP
19 16 (5.88%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 52 (19.12%) Mathematics
2 35 (12.87%) Physics
3 19 (6.99%) Client/Server
3 19 (6.99%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.41%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.57%) Social Media
6 5 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.84%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (1.47%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.47%) EPoS
7 4 (1.47%) iPhone
7 4 (1.47%) iPad
8 3 (1.10%) Online Games
8 3 (1.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.74%) Firmware
9 2 (0.74%) Neural Network
10 1 (0.37%) Clustering
10 1 (0.37%) ASIC
10 1 (0.37%) Streaming Media
10 1 (0.37%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 74 (27.21%) Windows
2 48 (17.65%) Linux
3 32 (11.76%) Android
4 20 (7.35%) UNIX
5 16 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 11 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (32.72%) OO
2 69 (25.37%) MVC
3 67 (24.63%) Software Engineering
4 51 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (16.18%) Unit Testing
6 42 (15.44%) TDD
7 39 (14.34%) OOD
8 34 (12.50%) Scrum
9 27 (9.93%) E-Commerce
10 24 (8.82%) OOP
10 24 (8.82%) Project Management
11 17 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (5.15%) Software Testing
13 10 (3.68%) Data Modelling
13 10 (3.68%) Change Control
14 9 (3.31%) Web Testing
14 9 (3.31%) Mobile Application Development
14 9 (3.31%) Regression Testing
14 9 (3.31%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (43.38%) C#
2 102 (37.50%) SQL
3 90 (33.09%) Java
4 72 (26.47%) JavaScript
5 56 (20.59%) VB.NET
6 29 (10.66%) PHP
7 19 (6.99%) T-SQL
7 19 (6.99%) VB
8 16 (5.88%) XPath
9 15 (5.51%) Ruby
9 15 (5.51%) Perl
10 14 (5.15%) PHP5
11 13 (4.78%) Python
12 11 (4.04%) C
13 9 (3.31%) C++
14 8 (2.94%) Objective-C
15 7 (2.57%) XQuery
16 5 (1.84%) Delphi
17 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 222 (81.62%) Degree
2 9 (3.31%) ISEB
2 9 (3.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (1.10%) MCITP
3 3 (1.10%) VCAP
3 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 3 (1.10%) MCSE
3 3 (1.10%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.68%) QA
2 4 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.10%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.10%) XenApp
3 3 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (21.32%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.99%) Oracle
3 16 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 8 (2.94%) Tableau
5 4 (1.47%) Facebook
5 4 (1.47%) Apple
5 4 (1.47%) VMware
5 4 (1.47%) Wonderware
6 3 (1.10%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.10%) Citrix
6 3 (1.10%) Twitter
6 3 (1.10%) Cisco
7 2 (0.74%) SAP
7 2 (0.74%) Google
7 2 (0.74%) Sage
8 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.37%) Zend
8 1 (0.37%) Cognos
8 1 (0.37%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.37%) Sun
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £14000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Great Benefits and Career Progressio
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £49000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £29000 - £36500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car
Posted: 13 days ago