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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 79 66 44
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 115 140 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.25% 3.55% 5.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.98% 10.43% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87 118 210
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
1281 1342 1412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 36.16% 34.00% 34.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1043 1090 1225
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,500
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +2 9 £47,500 -1.04%
Oldham - 9 - - 1
Bolton +2 3 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Altrincham -7 2 £22,400 -10.40%
Cheadle - 2 - -
Sale - 1 - -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 209 (89.70%) Degree
2 100 (42.92%) SQL
3 91 (39.06%) Software Engineering
4 90 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (37.77%) C#
6 84 (36.05%) .NET
7 74 (31.76%) Java
8 69 (29.61%) JavaScript
9 63 (27.04%) HTML
10 50 (21.46%) TDD
11 49 (21.03%) Scrum
11 49 (21.03%) ASP.NET
12 47 (20.17%) XML
13 45 (19.31%) Oracle
13 45 (19.31%) Microsoft
14 44 (18.88%) CSS
15 41 (17.60%) MVC
16 39 (16.74%) Windows
16 39 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
17 37 (15.88%) SQL Server
18 36 (15.45%) OO
18 36 (15.45%) Finance
19 35 (15.02%) MS Excel
20 33 (14.16%) Web Services
20 33 (14.16%) Project Management
21 32 (13.73%) HTML5
22 29 (12.45%) Mentoring
23 28 (12.02%) BDD
23 28 (12.02%) OOP
24 27 (11.59%) JIRA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 12 (5.15%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.58%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.29%) SAS
4 3 (1.29%) CMS
4 3 (1.29%) WordPress
4 3 (1.29%) Facebook Platform
5 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.86%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (0.86%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) IIS
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.43%) Confluence
6 1 (0.43%) SilverStripe
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (0.43%) nginx
6 1 (0.43%) Drupal
6 1 (0.43%) Node.js
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (15.02%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.87%) MS Office
3 4 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.86%) SPSS
4 2 (0.86%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Magento
2 2 (0.86%) SAP PP
2 2 (0.86%) Tridion
2 2 (0.86%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.43%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.43%) Maximo
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle AGIS
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.01%) Internet
2 12 (5.15%) Firewall
3 11 (4.72%) Network Security
4 10 (4.29%) HTTP
5 9 (3.86%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.72%) VoIP
7 3 (1.29%) WAN
7 3 (1.29%) LAN
8 2 (0.86%) DHCP
8 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.86%) VPN
8 2 (0.86%) DNS
8 2 (0.86%) Wireless
8 2 (0.86%) OpenScape
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.43%) NAS
9 1 (0.43%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.88%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.87%) Relational Database
3 14 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (4.72%) MySQL
5 10 (4.29%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.43%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.15%) Data Mining
8 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.72%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.29%) OLTP
10 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.86%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.86%) Big Data
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (11.59%) JIRA
2 18 (7.73%) Eclipse
3 17 (7.30%) NUnit
4 15 (6.44%) Subversion
5 11 (4.72%) Selenium
5 11 (4.72%) Git (software)
6 10 (4.29%) Maven
6 10 (4.29%) WatiN
6 10 (4.29%) Moq
7 8 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.72%) ReSharper
8 4 (1.72%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.72%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.29%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.29%) Redmine
9 3 (1.29%) Ant
9 3 (1.29%) JUnit
9 3 (1.29%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.29%) InstallShield
General
1 36 (15.45%) Finance
2 11 (4.72%) Games
3 10 (4.29%) Banking
3 10 (4.29%) Retail
3 10 (4.29%) Law
3 10 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.72%) Electronics
5 4 (1.72%) Marketing
6 3 (1.29%) iGaming
6 3 (1.29%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.29%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 105 (45.06%) Developer
2 28 (12.02%) Senior Developer
3 25 (10.73%) Analyst
4 24 (10.30%) Java Developer
5 22 (9.44%) C# Developer
6 21 (9.01%) Software Engineer
6 21 (9.01%) Software Developer
7 20 (8.58%) .NET Developer
8 18 (7.73%) Web Developer
8 18 (7.73%) Consultant
9 15 (6.44%) Project Manager
9 15 (6.44%) Graduate
10 12 (5.15%) Tester
10 12 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (3.86%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (3.86%) C++ Developer
12 8 (3.43%) Project Engineer
12 8 (3.43%) Support Analyst
12 8 (3.43%) Senior .NET Developer
13 7 (3.00%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (36.05%) .NET
2 63 (27.04%) HTML
3 49 (21.03%) ASP.NET
4 47 (20.17%) XML
5 44 (18.88%) CSS
6 33 (14.16%) Web Services
7 32 (13.73%) HTML5
8 24 (10.30%) WCF
9 23 (9.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (8.58%) jQuery
11 15 (6.44%) REST
12 14 (6.01%) J2EE
13 13 (5.58%) .NET Framework
13 13 (5.58%) CSS3
13 13 (5.58%) WPF
13 13 (5.58%) JSON
14 12 (5.15%) Razor View Engine
14 12 (5.15%) SOAP
15 11 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (4.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (10.30%) Mathematics
3 23 (9.87%) Physics
4 13 (5.58%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.15%) Algorithms
6 8 (3.43%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.00%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.58%) 3D Graphics
8 6 (2.58%) Interactive TV
9 5 (2.15%) Blackberry
9 5 (2.15%) Animation
9 5 (2.15%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.29%) Economics
10 3 (1.29%) Statistics
10 3 (1.29%) Online Games
10 3 (1.29%) User Experience
11 2 (0.86%) Proteomics
11 2 (0.86%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.86%) Social Media
11 2 (0.86%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.74%) Windows
2 21 (9.01%) Linux
3 14 (6.01%) Android
4 12 (5.15%) Solaris
5 10 (4.29%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.43%) UNIX
7 7 (3.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.58%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.86%) CentOS
10 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.43%) Debian
10 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (39.06%) Software Engineering
2 90 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (21.46%) TDD
4 49 (21.03%) Scrum
5 41 (17.60%) MVC
6 36 (15.45%) OO
7 33 (14.16%) Project Management
8 29 (12.45%) Mentoring
9 28 (12.02%) BDD
9 28 (12.02%) OOP
10 25 (10.73%) Web Development
11 20 (8.58%) Kanban
11 20 (8.58%) PRINCE2
12 19 (8.15%) Coaching
13 18 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (7.30%) Multithreading
14 17 (7.30%) Unit Testing
15 15 (6.44%) E-Commerce
15 15 (6.44%) PRINCE
15 15 (6.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 100 (42.92%) SQL
2 88 (37.77%) C#
3 74 (31.76%) Java
4 69 (29.61%) JavaScript
5 24 (10.30%) C++
6 18 (7.73%) PL/SQL
6 18 (7.73%) VB.NET
7 17 (7.30%) PHP
8 9 (3.86%) Python
9 7 (3.00%) Ruby
10 6 (2.58%) XPath
10 6 (2.58%) VC++
10 6 (2.58%) C
11 5 (2.15%) Scala
12 4 (1.72%) OCaml
12 4 (1.72%) PHP5
12 4 (1.72%) Haskell
12 4 (1.72%) F#
12 4 (1.72%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 209 (89.70%) Degree
2 10 (4.29%) HND
3 7 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.58%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (2.58%) PMP
4 6 (2.58%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.15%) MCP
6 4 (1.72%) ISEB
6 4 (1.72%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.72%) MCITP
6 4 (1.72%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.29%) CISA
8 2 (0.86%) MOS
8 2 (0.86%) OCA
8 2 (0.86%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.86%) MCSE
8 2 (0.86%) MCSA
8 2 (0.86%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.58%) QA
2 6 (2.58%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.86%) XenApp
3 2 (0.86%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.43%) Docker
4 1 (0.43%) HDFS
4 1 (0.43%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.86%) WSUS
2 2 (0.86%) SCCM
2 2 (0.86%) Plesk
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
3 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (19.31%) Oracle
1 45 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.15%) VMware
3 13 (5.58%) Cisco
4 10 (4.29%) Telerik
4 10 (4.29%) Facebook
5 9 (3.86%) Twitter
5 9 (3.86%) Red Hat
5 9 (3.86%) Juniper
5 9 (3.86%) CA
5 9 (3.86%) NetApp
6 3 (1.29%) IBM
6 3 (1.29%) Zend
7 2 (0.86%) MobileIron
7 2 (0.86%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.86%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.86%) SAP
7 2 (0.86%) Siemens
7 2 (0.86%) Sophos
7 2 (0.86%) Adobe
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent bens and Share Options
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Development Opportunities
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 equivalent (Depending on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EY
Posted: 18 days ago