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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 67 80 90
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 112 124 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.49% 3.14% 2.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.86% 8.79% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 88 115 86
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
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
1264 1410 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.34% 35.65% 33.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 1201 1009
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
Stockport +2 6 £42,500 +123.68% 1
Cheadle - 1 £45,000 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 196 (91.59%) Degree
2 73 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (31.78%) SQL
4 59 (27.57%) Java
5 58 (27.10%) C#
6 57 (26.64%) JavaScript
7 53 (24.77%) Linux
7 53 (24.77%) Mathematics
8 50 (23.36%) Software Engineering
8 50 (23.36%) .NET
9 49 (22.90%) Windows
10 44 (20.56%) Web Services
11 40 (18.69%) XML
11 40 (18.69%) Selenium
12 39 (18.22%) OO
13 38 (17.76%) HTML
13 38 (17.76%) Finance
14 35 (16.36%) C++
15 34 (15.89%) CSS
16 33 (15.42%) SQL Server
17 32 (14.95%) Scrum
18 29 (13.55%) TDD
18 29 (13.55%) Microsoft
19 28 (13.08%) Spring
20 26 (12.15%) Oracle
20 26 (12.15%) WCF
21 25 (11.68%) QA
21 25 (11.68%) Java EE
21 25 (11.68%) MySQL
21 25 (11.68%) ASP.NET

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (4.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.74%) Apache
3 6 (2.80%) CMS
3 6 (2.80%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.34%) Confluence
4 5 (2.34%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.87%) IIS
5 4 (1.87%) Node.js
6 2 (0.93%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (0.93%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.93%) WordPress
7 1 (0.47%) Drupal
7 1 (0.47%) JBoss
7 1 (0.47%) nginx
7 1 (0.47%) SAS
7 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.61%) MS Office
3 5 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.87%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.93%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.47%) Magento
3 1 (0.47%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.40%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.93%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) GitHub
3 1 (0.47%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) Office 365
3 1 (0.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.61%) Internet
2 10 (4.67%) HTTP
3 8 (3.74%) Intranet
3 8 (3.74%) LDAP
4 6 (2.80%) DNS
4 6 (2.80%) FTP
4 6 (2.80%) SMTP
5 5 (2.34%) Firewall
5 5 (2.34%) Network Security
5 5 (2.34%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.87%) LAN
6 4 (1.87%) SAN
6 4 (1.87%) WAN
7 3 (1.40%) NAS
8 2 (0.93%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.93%) VPN
9 1 (0.47%) DHCP
9 1 (0.47%) VLAN
9 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.42%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.68%) MySQL
3 13 (6.07%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.34%) SQLite
7 4 (1.87%) Big Data
7 4 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.87%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.93%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.47%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 40 (18.69%) Selenium
2 22 (10.28%) NUnit
2 22 (10.28%) Subversion
3 21 (9.81%) Visual Studio
4 18 (8.41%) JIRA
5 14 (6.54%) Git (software)
5 14 (6.54%) Moq
6 11 (5.14%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.27%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.80%) Appium
8 6 (2.80%) Gerrit
9 5 (2.34%) FxCop
9 5 (2.34%) JUnit
9 5 (2.34%) Maven
9 5 (2.34%) StyleCop
9 5 (2.34%) WiX
10 4 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.87%) FishEye
10 4 (1.87%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (17.76%) Finance
2 17 (7.94%) Games
3 10 (4.67%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.67%) Retail
4 8 (3.74%) Marketing
5 6 (2.80%) Back Office
6 5 (2.34%) Electronics
6 5 (2.34%) Legal
6 5 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.34%) Publishing
7 4 (1.87%) Law
8 3 (1.40%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 117 (54.67%) Developer
2 56 (26.17%) Software Developer
3 33 (15.42%) Java Developer
4 29 (13.55%) SQL Developer
5 27 (12.62%) C# Developer
6 24 (11.21%) JavaScript Developer
7 22 (10.28%) .NET Developer
7 22 (10.28%) Java Software Developer
8 21 (9.81%) Analyst
9 20 (9.35%) C# Software Developer
9 20 (9.35%) C++ Developer
9 20 (9.35%) Software Engineer
10 17 (7.94%) Junior
11 16 (7.48%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (6.07%) Junior Developer
13 12 (5.61%) .NET Software Developer
13 12 (5.61%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (5.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (5.14%) Consultant
15 10 (4.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (23.36%) .NET
2 44 (20.56%) Web Services
3 40 (18.69%) XML
4 38 (17.76%) HTML
5 34 (15.89%) CSS
6 28 (13.08%) Spring
7 26 (12.15%) WCF
8 25 (11.68%) ASP.NET
8 25 (11.68%) Java EE
9 22 (10.28%) Oracle ADF
10 20 (9.35%) jQuery
11 15 (7.01%) .NET Framework
11 15 (7.01%) LINQ
12 14 (6.54%) MFC
13 12 (5.61%) SOAP
13 12 (5.61%) WPF
14 11 (5.14%) AngularJS
14 11 (5.14%) JSON
15 10 (4.67%) Entity Framework
15 10 (4.67%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 53 (24.77%) Mathematics
2 24 (11.21%) Physics
3 18 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (7.94%) Algorithms
5 12 (5.61%) Client/Server
5 12 (5.61%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.67%) Mobile App
7 9 (4.21%) 3D Graphics
7 9 (4.21%) PMI
7 9 (4.21%) Statistics
8 7 (3.27%) User Experience
9 5 (2.34%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.34%) Economics
10 4 (1.87%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.87%) iPad
10 4 (1.87%) iPhone
10 4 (1.87%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (1.40%) Clustering
12 2 (0.93%) Telematics
12 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 53 (24.77%) Linux
2 49 (22.90%) Windows
3 14 (6.54%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.14%) Unix
5 9 (4.21%) Android
6 8 (3.74%) Apple iOS
7 7 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.34%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.34%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.93%) CentOS
9 2 (0.93%) Debian
9 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.47%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (23.36%) Software Engineering
3 39 (18.22%) OO
4 32 (14.95%) Scrum
5 29 (13.55%) TDD
6 24 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
6 24 (11.21%) E-Commerce
7 21 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (9.81%) OOD
8 20 (9.35%) Mentoring
9 18 (8.41%) Multithreading
10 16 (7.48%) Machine Learning
11 14 (6.54%) Test Scripting
12 13 (6.07%) Automated Testing
12 13 (6.07%) MVC
13 12 (5.61%) OOP
13 12 (5.61%) Unit Testing
14 10 (4.67%) 3D Programming
14 10 (4.67%) MVVM
14 10 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (31.78%) SQL
2 59 (27.57%) Java
3 58 (27.10%) C#
4 57 (26.64%) JavaScript
5 35 (16.36%) C++
6 21 (9.81%) Ruby
7 16 (7.48%) PHP
8 13 (6.07%) Python
8 13 (6.07%) VC++
9 10 (4.67%) C
10 7 (3.27%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.27%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.34%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.34%) VBA
12 4 (1.87%) VB
12 4 (1.87%) VBScript
13 3 (1.40%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.40%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.40%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 196 (91.59%) Degree
2 9 (4.21%) PhD
2 9 (4.21%) PMI Certification
3 8 (3.74%) HND
4 7 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.80%) ISEB
5 6 (2.80%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.80%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.87%) CEH
7 4 (1.87%) CISM
7 4 (1.87%) CISSP
7 4 (1.87%) GIAC
7 4 (1.87%) MCDST
7 4 (1.87%) MOS
7 4 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.87%) SANS
8 2 (0.93%) CCNA
8 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.68%) QA
2 6 (2.80%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.34%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.87%) COBIT
5 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.47%) COSHH
6 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.47%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 10 (4.67%) XenApp
2 9 (4.21%) XenDesktop
3 5 (2.34%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.93%) Docker
4 2 (0.93%) vSphere
5 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.34%) SCCM
1 5 (2.34%) Wonderware InTouch
2 4 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.93%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) Ansible
4 1 (0.47%) cPanel
4 1 (0.47%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.47%) Nessus
4 1 (0.47%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.47%) Nmap
4 1 (0.47%) SCOM
4 1 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.47%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 29 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.15%) Oracle
3 13 (6.07%) VMware
4 12 (5.61%) Citrix
5 8 (3.74%) Google
5 8 (3.74%) HP
6 6 (2.80%) Telerik
7 5 (2.34%) Adobe
7 5 (2.34%) EMC
7 5 (2.34%) SAP
7 5 (2.34%) Wonderware
8 4 (1.87%) Altiris
8 4 (1.87%) AppSense
8 4 (1.87%) Cisco
8 4 (1.87%) Hummingbird
8 4 (1.87%) Interwoven
8 4 (1.87%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.40%) Apple
9 3 (1.40%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.40%) Tableau
Bolton, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Badenoch & Clark
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £15000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + career progression and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton
greywood
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits + perks
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £31072.00 - £40964.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Tracsis Plc
Salary: Salary will vary dependent on levels of experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: + benefits (pension, life assurance, company car/allowance etc)
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable full benefits extensive
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago