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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 78 88 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -32
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 119 103 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.03% 2.77% 4.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.36% 8.47% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 107 84 162
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
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
1272 1216 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.42% 32.67% 32.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1067 952 1122
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +6.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +12 18 £43,000 -10.41%
Bolton +3 11 £45,000 +59.29% 3
Stockport +1 7 £19,000 -28.97% 1
Altrincham +1 2 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Wigan -16 1 £20,000 -20.00%
Sale - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (91.25%) Degree
2 100 (41.67%) C#
2 100 (41.67%) SQL
3 96 (40.00%) Java
4 93 (38.75%) .NET
5 87 (36.25%) HTML
6 85 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (31.67%) JavaScript
8 72 (30.00%) Software Engineering
9 59 (24.58%) CSS
10 52 (21.67%) ASP.NET
11 46 (19.17%) MVC
12 44 (18.33%) XML
12 44 (18.33%) OO
13 43 (17.92%) Oracle
13 43 (17.92%) SQL Server
14 42 (17.50%) Finance
15 40 (16.67%) HTML5
16 39 (16.25%) Windows
17 36 (15.00%) TDD
17 36 (15.00%) Mathematics
18 35 (14.58%) Scrum
18 35 (14.58%) Linux
19 34 (14.17%) Microsoft
20 30 (12.50%) MS Excel
20 30 (12.50%) PHP
21 29 (12.08%) OOP
21 29 (12.08%) Project Management
22 28 (11.67%) VB.NET
22 28 (11.67%) JIRA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (7.08%) Apache
2 12 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.50%) WordPress
4 5 (2.08%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.67%) IIS
6 3 (1.25%) Facebook Platform
7 2 (0.83%) SAS
7 2 (0.83%) JBoss
7 2 (0.83%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.42%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.75%) MS Office
3 2 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.50%) Magento
2 3 (1.25%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.42%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.42%) Maximo
3 1 (0.42%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.00%) Network Security
2 11 (4.58%) Firewall
3 9 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (2.92%) HTTP
5 3 (1.25%) VoIP
5 3 (1.25%) Internet
6 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.42%) DNS
7 1 (0.42%) Intranet
7 1 (0.42%) LAN
7 1 (0.42%) WAN
7 1 (0.42%) DHCP
7 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.67%) Relational Database
3 25 (10.42%) MySQL
4 22 (9.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 12 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (3.75%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.92%) OLTP
10 6 (2.50%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.67%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.25%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.83%) Text Mining
13 2 (0.83%) Big Data
13 2 (0.83%) Spotfire
14 1 (0.42%) QlikView
14 1 (0.42%) SQLite
14 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 28 (11.67%) JIRA
2 23 (9.58%) Eclipse
2 23 (9.58%) Selenium
3 17 (7.08%) NUnit
4 15 (6.25%) WatiN
4 15 (6.25%) Moq
5 14 (5.83%) Git (software)
6 11 (4.58%) Subversion
6 11 (4.58%) Maven
7 6 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.08%) PHPUnit
8 5 (2.08%) Behat
8 5 (2.08%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.08%) JUnit
8 5 (2.08%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.67%) ReSharper
9 4 (1.67%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.25%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.25%) Redmine
10 3 (1.25%) Gerrit
General
1 42 (17.50%) Finance
2 19 (7.92%) Games
3 11 (4.58%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.17%) Retail
5 7 (2.92%) Banking
6 6 (2.50%) Law
7 5 (2.08%) Marketing
8 4 (1.67%) Legal
9 3 (1.25%) Electronics
10 2 (0.83%) iGaming
11 1 (0.42%) German Language
11 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.42%) Back Office
11 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 122 (50.83%) Developer
2 24 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 23 (9.58%) Java Developer
4 22 (9.17%) Web Developer
5 20 (8.33%) Graduate
5 20 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 20 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 20 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (7.92%) Consultant
7 18 (7.50%) Analyst
8 17 (7.08%) Tester
8 17 (7.08%) Software Engineer
8 17 (7.08%) PHP Developer
9 16 (6.67%) Software Developer
10 11 (4.58%) Applications Support
11 10 (4.17%) Junior
11 10 (4.17%) Applications Developer
12 9 (3.75%) Junior Developer
12 9 (3.75%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (38.75%) .NET
2 87 (36.25%) HTML
3 59 (24.58%) CSS
4 52 (21.67%) ASP.NET
5 44 (18.33%) XML
6 40 (16.67%) HTML5
7 20 (8.33%) WCF
8 19 (7.92%) .NET Framework
9 18 (7.50%) jQuery
10 15 (6.25%) Servlets
10 15 (6.25%) SOAP
11 14 (5.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 13 (5.42%) J2EE
13 12 (5.00%) Java EE
13 12 (5.00%) JSON
13 12 (5.00%) WPF
13 12 (5.00%) Symfony
14 11 (4.58%) REST
14 11 (4.58%) CSS3
14 11 (4.58%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.00%) Mathematics
2 20 (8.33%) Physics
2 20 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.00%) User Experience
4 9 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.75%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.33%) Mobile Games
6 7 (2.92%) Online Games
7 6 (2.50%) Blog
8 5 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.67%) Statistics
10 3 (1.25%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.25%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.25%) Economics
10 3 (1.25%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.25%) Social Media
10 3 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.83%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.83%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.25%) Windows
2 35 (14.58%) Linux
3 18 (7.50%) UNIX
4 15 (6.25%) Android
5 12 (5.00%) Solaris
5 12 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.67%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 46 (19.17%) MVC
4 44 (18.33%) OO
5 36 (15.00%) TDD
6 35 (14.58%) Scrum
7 29 (12.08%) OOP
7 29 (12.08%) Project Management
8 24 (10.00%) Web Development
9 22 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (7.92%) Kanban
10 19 (7.92%) BDD
10 19 (7.92%) E-Commerce
10 19 (7.92%) Mentoring
11 18 (7.50%) Unit Testing
12 17 (7.08%) Automated Testing
13 15 (6.25%) Workflow
13 15 (6.25%) Change Management
13 15 (6.25%) Regression Testing
13 15 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (41.67%) C#
1 100 (41.67%) SQL
2 96 (40.00%) Java
3 76 (31.67%) JavaScript
4 30 (12.50%) PHP
5 28 (11.67%) VB.NET
6 22 (9.17%) PL/SQL
7 17 (7.08%) C++
8 12 (5.00%) PHP5
9 9 (3.75%) Python
10 8 (3.33%) Perl
11 7 (2.92%) Objective-C
11 7 (2.92%) XPath
12 6 (2.50%) Scala
12 6 (2.50%) Ruby
13 5 (2.08%) C
13 5 (2.08%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.67%) OCaml
14 4 (1.67%) Haskell
14 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 219 (91.25%) Degree
2 15 (6.25%) HND
3 6 (2.50%) PMP
3 6 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.67%) ISEB
5 4 (1.67%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.25%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.25%) MCP
7 2 (0.83%) PhD
7 2 (0.83%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.83%) OCA
7 2 (0.83%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) VCP4
8 1 (0.42%) MCITP
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.67%) QA
2 15 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.42%) XenApp
3 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.83%) Plesk
2 2 (0.83%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.42%) WSUS
3 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (17.92%) Oracle
2 34 (14.17%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.92%) VMware
4 15 (6.25%) Telerik
4 15 (6.25%) Twitter
5 13 (5.42%) Cisco
6 11 (4.58%) Facebook
7 10 (4.17%) CA
7 10 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.75%) NetApp
8 9 (3.75%) Juniper
9 7 (2.92%) Zend
10 5 (2.08%) Tableau
10 5 (2.08%) Rackspace
10 5 (2.08%) New Relic
11 2 (0.83%) Business Objects
12 1 (0.42%) SAP
12 1 (0.42%) IBM
12 1 (0.42%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.42%) Citrix
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000+ PA
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent bens and Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Modis International - London
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Larson Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton
Blue Town Online
Salary: £28,695 - 33,242 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton
Blue Town Online
Salary: £23,386 - 27,864 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Optimus Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £24k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago