The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 71 44 90
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +46
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 138 224 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.41% 5.46% 2.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.76% 19.23% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 112 206 72
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,250 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £43,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1003 1165 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.80% 28.38% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 795 1024 780
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Computer Science
North West

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +3 13 £32,500 +71.05% 3
Salford +3 6 £48,000 +71.42% 3
Bolton -10 6 £37,500 - 2
Altrincham +11 5 £25,000 - 2
Wigan +2 4 £25,000 -25.37% 1
Oldham -9 1 £24,500 -2.00%
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 195 (85.90%) Degree
2 116 (51.10%) C#
3 101 (44.49%) SQL
4 97 (42.73%) .NET
5 72 (31.72%) OO
5 72 (31.72%) MVC
6 68 (29.96%) HTML
7 65 (28.63%) Java
7 65 (28.63%) SQL Server
8 63 (27.75%) ASP.NET
9 59 (25.99%) JavaScript
10 57 (25.11%) CSS
11 53 (23.35%) Microsoft
12 51 (22.47%) PHP
13 49 (21.59%) Web Services
13 49 (21.59%) Software Engineering
14 44 (19.38%) VB.NET
15 43 (18.94%) TDD
16 39 (17.18%) XML
16 39 (17.18%) Linux
17 37 (16.30%) LINQ
18 35 (15.42%) Windows
19 33 (14.54%) WPF
20 32 (14.10%) MySQL
21 31 (13.66%) Mathematics
21 31 (13.66%) .NET Framework
22 29 (12.78%) jQuery
22 29 (12.78%) T-SQL
23 28 (12.33%) Unit Testing
24 26 (11.45%) Zend

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (3.96%) CMS
2 5 (2.20%) Apache
3 4 (1.76%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.76%) IIS
4 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.88%) Drupal
4 2 (0.88%) GlassFish
4 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.44%) WordPress
5 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (9.25%) Magento
2 5 (2.20%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.44%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.29%) HTTP
1 12 (5.29%) Internet
2 8 (3.52%) AMQP
3 5 (2.20%) LAN
4 4 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.76%) Firewall
5 3 (1.32%) VPN
5 3 (1.32%) WAN
6 2 (0.88%) VoIP
6 2 (0.88%) WLAN
6 2 (0.88%) SAN
6 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.88%) Wireless
6 2 (0.88%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.88%) 802.11
6 2 (0.88%) LDAP
7 1 (0.44%) MPLS
7 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.44%) Network Security
7 1 (0.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (28.63%) SQL Server
2 32 (14.10%) MySQL
3 24 (10.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (10.57%) Relational Database
4 18 (7.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (5.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (3.08%) QlikView
10 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (2.20%) Big Data
11 5 (2.20%) Oracle Discoverer
11 5 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (2.20%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.88%) DB2
13 2 (0.88%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (7.93%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.17%) Moq
2 14 (6.17%) Eclipse
2 14 (6.17%) NUnit
3 13 (5.73%) Subversion
4 11 (4.85%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.52%) PHPUnit
6 5 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (2.20%) JIRA
7 4 (1.76%) NetBeans
7 4 (1.76%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (1.76%) MSTest
7 4 (1.76%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.32%) Hudson
9 2 (0.88%) JUnit
10 1 (0.44%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.44%) Grunt
10 1 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 18 (7.93%) Finance
2 9 (3.96%) Retail
2 9 (3.96%) Marketing
3 4 (1.76%) Banking
3 4 (1.76%) Back Office
4 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.44%) Advertising
6 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 155 (68.28%) Developer
2 59 (25.99%) .NET Developer
3 28 (12.33%) Senior Developer
4 26 (11.45%) C# Developer
5 25 (11.01%) Software Developer
6 24 (10.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (9.25%) Web Developer
8 18 (7.93%) Java Developer
9 14 (6.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (6.17%) Junior
9 14 (6.17%) Software Engineer
9 14 (6.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (5.29%) C# Software Developer
10 12 (5.29%) PHP Developer
10 12 (5.29%) Junior Developer
11 11 (4.85%) Team Leader
11 11 (4.85%) Graduate
12 10 (4.41%) Analyst
12 10 (4.41%) .NET Software Developer
13 9 (3.96%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (42.73%) .NET
2 68 (29.96%) HTML
3 63 (27.75%) ASP.NET
4 57 (25.11%) CSS
5 49 (21.59%) Web Services
6 39 (17.18%) XML
7 37 (16.30%) LINQ
8 33 (14.54%) WPF
9 31 (13.66%) .NET Framework
10 29 (12.78%) jQuery
11 25 (11.01%) WCF
12 19 (8.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 18 (7.93%) Spring
14 15 (6.61%) Symfony
14 15 (6.61%) HTML5
15 14 (6.17%) Hibernate
15 14 (6.17%) J2EE
16 11 (4.85%) SOAP
16 11 (4.85%) RESTful
17 10 (4.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.66%) Mathematics
2 25 (11.01%) Client/Server
3 15 (6.61%) Open Source
3 15 (6.61%) Mobile App
4 14 (6.17%) Physics
5 9 (3.96%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.64%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.76%) EPoS
8 4 (1.76%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.88%) Firmware
10 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.88%) Clustering
10 2 (0.88%) Economics
10 2 (0.88%) iPhone
10 2 (0.88%) Social Media
10 2 (0.88%) iPad
10 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.44%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.18%) Linux
2 35 (15.42%) Windows
3 19 (8.37%) UNIX
4 10 (4.41%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.08%) Android
7 2 (0.88%) CentOS
7 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (31.72%) OO
1 72 (31.72%) MVC
2 49 (21.59%) Software Engineering
3 43 (18.94%) TDD
4 28 (12.33%) Unit Testing
5 25 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (8.81%) Scrum
6 20 (8.81%) E-Commerce
6 20 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (7.93%) OOD
9 17 (7.49%) OOP
10 15 (6.61%) Web Development
11 13 (5.73%) Project Management
12 10 (4.41%) Web Application Development
13 9 (3.96%) Automated Testing
14 8 (3.52%) Time Management
14 8 (3.52%) Mobile Application Development
15 7 (3.08%) iOS Development
15 7 (3.08%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 116 (51.10%) C#
2 101 (44.49%) SQL
3 65 (28.63%) Java
4 59 (25.99%) JavaScript
5 51 (22.47%) PHP
6 44 (19.38%) VB.NET
7 29 (12.78%) T-SQL
8 24 (10.57%) VB
9 23 (10.13%) PHP5
10 19 (8.37%) C
11 18 (7.93%) Python
11 18 (7.93%) Perl
11 18 (7.93%) C++
11 18 (7.93%) Ruby
12 9 (3.96%) Objective-C
13 6 (2.64%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.20%) Delphi
15 2 (0.88%) XQuery
15 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.88%) VC++
Qualifications
1 195 (85.90%) Degree
2 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.20%) MCTS
3 5 (2.20%) ISEB
3 5 (2.20%) MCP
4 4 (1.76%) MCAD
4 4 (1.76%) MCSD
5 2 (0.88%) MCSE
6 1 (0.44%) CCNA
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.44%) MCITP
6 1 (0.44%) CITP
6 1 (0.44%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.41%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) SLA
3 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.32%) XenApp
2 3 (1.32%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.44%) KVM
3 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) Puppet
1 2 (0.88%) CFEngine
1 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (23.35%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.45%) Zend
3 12 (5.29%) Oracle
4 7 (3.08%) Tableau
5 6 (2.64%) Citrix
6 5 (2.20%) Sage
7 3 (1.32%) VMware
7 3 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.32%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.88%) Twitter
8 2 (0.88%) Meru Networks
8 2 (0.88%) Cisco
9 1 (0.44%) Facebook
9 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.44%) Siebel
9 1 (0.44%) Sun
9 1 (0.44%) EMC
9 1 (0.44%) Apple
9 1 (0.44%) Google
Salford, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LateRooms
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LateRooms
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 43,000 + bens & 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Technical Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus.
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Bright Future Software
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 - dependent on experience
Posted: 8 days ago