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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 69 44 89
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +45
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 141 229 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.53% 5.57% 2.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.04% 19.44% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 115 208 76
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,950 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1004 1178 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.13% 28.65% 25.05%
Number of salaries quoted 796 1041 782
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
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 24 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 24 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 +18.18% 2
Altrincham +12 7 £25,000 - 1
Salford -1 6 £48,000 +71.42% 4
Bolton -7 6 £37,500 -
Wigan 0 3 £25,000 -25.37%
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 198 (86.09%) Degree
2 114 (49.57%) C#
3 104 (45.22%) SQL
4 96 (41.74%) .NET
5 72 (31.30%) MVC
6 70 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 69 (30.00%) OO
8 67 (29.13%) HTML
9 65 (28.26%) Java
10 63 (27.39%) ASP.NET
11 58 (25.22%) JavaScript
12 56 (24.35%) CSS
13 54 (23.48%) Microsoft
14 50 (21.74%) Web Services
14 50 (21.74%) PHP
15 48 (20.87%) Software Engineering
16 44 (19.13%) TDD
16 44 (19.13%) VB.NET
17 38 (16.52%) XML
18 37 (16.09%) Linux
18 37 (16.09%) LINQ
19 36 (15.65%) Windows
20 32 (13.91%) WPF
20 32 (13.91%) Mathematics
21 31 (13.48%) .NET Framework
21 31 (13.48%) MySQL
22 29 (12.61%) T-SQL
22 29 (12.61%) jQuery
23 28 (12.17%) Unit Testing
24 26 (11.30%) Agile Software Development

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 8 (3.48%) CMS
2 5 (2.17%) Apache
2 5 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.74%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.74%) IIS
4 2 (0.87%) Drupal
4 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (9.57%) Magento
2 5 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.43%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) SaaS
1 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.65%) Internet
1 13 (5.65%) HTTP
2 8 (3.48%) AMQP
3 5 (2.17%) Firewall
4 4 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.74%) VPN
4 4 (1.74%) LAN
5 3 (1.30%) WAN
6 2 (0.87%) SAN
6 2 (0.87%) VoIP
6 2 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.87%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.43%) Network Security
7 1 (0.43%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.43%) Wireless
7 1 (0.43%) LDAP
7 1 (0.43%) WLAN
7 1 (0.43%) 802.11
7 1 (0.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.48%) MySQL
3 25 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 21 (9.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (7.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (3.48%) QlikView
12 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (2.61%) Big Data
13 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database
13 5 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (2.17%) Oracle Discoverer
14 3 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.87%) OLAP
16 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (7.83%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.09%) Moq
2 14 (6.09%) NUnit
2 14 (6.09%) Subversion
3 13 (5.65%) Eclipse
4 11 (4.78%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.48%) PHPUnit
5 8 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.17%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.17%) JIRA
6 5 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.74%) NetBeans
7 4 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (1.74%) MSTest
7 4 (1.74%) Hudson
8 1 (0.43%) Grunt
8 1 (0.43%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 21 (9.13%) Finance
2 9 (3.91%) Retail
3 8 (3.48%) Marketing
4 4 (1.74%) Back Office
4 4 (1.74%) Banking
5 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.87%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 158 (68.70%) Developer
2 59 (25.65%) .NET Developer
3 29 (12.61%) Senior Developer
4 25 (10.87%) C# Developer
5 24 (10.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 20 (8.70%) Web Developer
8 18 (7.83%) Java Developer
9 17 (7.39%) Junior
10 14 (6.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (6.09%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (5.65%) Analyst
11 13 (5.65%) Junior Developer
11 13 (5.65%) PHP Developer
12 12 (5.22%) Software Engineer
12 12 (5.22%) Graduate
13 11 (4.78%) C# Software Developer
13 11 (4.78%) Team Leader
14 10 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
15 9 (3.91%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (41.74%) .NET
2 67 (29.13%) HTML
3 63 (27.39%) ASP.NET
4 56 (24.35%) CSS
5 50 (21.74%) Web Services
6 38 (16.52%) XML
7 37 (16.09%) LINQ
8 32 (13.91%) WPF
9 31 (13.48%) .NET Framework
10 29 (12.61%) jQuery
11 25 (10.87%) WCF
12 20 (8.70%) Spring
13 19 (8.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 16 (6.96%) HTML5
14 16 (6.96%) Hibernate
15 14 (6.09%) Symfony
16 13 (5.65%) J2EE
17 12 (5.22%) RESTful
18 11 (4.78%) SOAP
19 10 (4.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.91%) Mathematics
2 25 (10.87%) Client/Server
3 15 (6.52%) Open Source
4 14 (6.09%) Physics
4 14 (6.09%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.48%) Visualisation
5 8 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.61%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.74%) EPoS
7 4 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.87%) Firmware
9 2 (0.87%) Clustering
9 2 (0.87%) Economics
9 2 (0.87%) Social Media
9 2 (0.87%) iPad
9 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.87%) iPhone
10 1 (0.43%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.09%) Linux
2 36 (15.65%) Windows
3 17 (7.39%) UNIX
4 10 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.61%) Android
8 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.43%) CentOS
9 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (31.30%) MVC
2 69 (30.00%) OO
3 48 (20.87%) Software Engineering
4 44 (19.13%) TDD
5 28 (12.17%) Unit Testing
6 26 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (9.13%) E-Commerce
7 21 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (9.13%) Scrum
8 20 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (8.26%) OOD
10 17 (7.39%) Project Management
11 14 (6.09%) Web Development
11 14 (6.09%) OOP
12 9 (3.91%) Web Application Development
12 9 (3.91%) Automated Testing
13 8 (3.48%) Time Management
13 8 (3.48%) Mobile Application Development
14 7 (3.04%) iOS Development
14 7 (3.04%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 114 (49.57%) C#
2 104 (45.22%) SQL
3 65 (28.26%) Java
4 58 (25.22%) JavaScript
5 50 (21.74%) PHP
6 44 (19.13%) VB.NET
7 29 (12.61%) T-SQL
8 24 (10.43%) PHP5
8 24 (10.43%) VB
9 19 (8.26%) Python
9 19 (8.26%) Perl
10 18 (7.83%) C
10 18 (7.83%) Ruby
11 17 (7.39%) C++
12 8 (3.48%) Objective-C
13 6 (2.61%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.17%) Delphi
15 2 (0.87%) XQuery
15 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 198 (86.09%) Degree
2 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.17%) MCTS
3 5 (2.17%) MCP
3 5 (2.17%) ISEB
4 4 (1.74%) MCAD
4 4 (1.74%) MCSD
5 2 (0.87%) MCSE
6 1 (0.43%) MCITP
6 1 (0.43%) CITP
6 1 (0.43%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.35%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.30%) XenApp
2 3 (1.30%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.43%) KVM
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) Puppet
1 2 (0.87%) CFEngine
1 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 54 (23.48%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.87%) Zend
3 10 (4.35%) Oracle
4 8 (3.48%) Tableau
5 6 (2.61%) Citrix
6 5 (2.17%) Sage
7 3 (1.30%) VMware
7 3 (1.30%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.87%) Cisco
8 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.87%) Google
8 2 (0.87%) Twitter
9 1 (0.43%) Meru Networks
9 1 (0.43%) Facebook
9 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.43%) Siebel
9 1 (0.43%) Apple
9 1 (0.43%) EMC
9 1 (0.43%) Sun
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Bright Future Software
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
MediaCityUK, Salford
Bright Future Software
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 43,000 + bens & 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Bright Future Software
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 - dependent on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Bright Future Software
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 (DOE)
Posted: 14 days ago
MediaCityUK, Salford
Bright Future Software
Salary: £40 - 50K, dependent on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
MediaCityUK, Salford
Bright Future Software
Salary: £18 - 22K, dependent on experience
Posted: 15 days ago