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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 77 74
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 162 121 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.69% 3.35% 3.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.17% 8.81% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 149 92 115
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1450 1373 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.97% 37.97% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1107 1157
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 28 April 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Manchester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 243 (89.67%) Degree
2 109 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (32.84%) Java
4 86 (31.73%) JavaScript
5 79 (29.15%) SQL
6 76 (28.04%) Linux
7 68 (25.09%) C#
8 66 (24.35%) Software Engineering
8 66 (24.35%) Mathematics
9 64 (23.62%) HTML
10 63 (23.25%) .NET
11 61 (22.51%) CSS
12 56 (20.66%) C++
13 52 (19.19%) SQL Server
14 49 (18.08%) Windows
15 45 (16.61%) OO
16 44 (16.24%) XML
17 42 (15.50%) MySQL
17 42 (15.50%) Oracle
17 42 (15.50%) PHP
18 41 (15.13%) Web Services
19 40 (14.76%) Scrum
19 40 (14.76%) Selenium
19 40 (14.76%) Web Development
20 39 (14.39%) Spring
20 39 (14.39%) Ruby
21 38 (14.02%) ASP.NET
21 38 (14.02%) Continuous Improvement
22 37 (13.65%) TDD
22 37 (13.65%) jQuery

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 16 (5.90%) Node.js
2 12 (4.43%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (3.69%) nginx
5 9 (3.32%) Drupal
6 8 (2.95%) GeoServer
7 7 (2.58%) Apache
8 6 (2.21%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.85%) Confluence
9 5 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.85%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.48%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.48%) CMS
10 4 (1.48%) IIS
11 3 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.11%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.11%) SAS
12 2 (0.74%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.06%) MS Office
3 7 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.85%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.58%) Magento
2 5 (1.85%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.74%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.37%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 8 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.74%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.74%) SaaS
6 1 (0.37%) GitHub
6 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.54%) HTTP
2 8 (2.95%) SSL
3 7 (2.58%) 802.11
3 7 (2.58%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.58%) Wireless
4 6 (2.21%) Internet
5 5 (1.85%) Intranet
5 5 (1.85%) LDAP
6 4 (1.48%) SAN
7 3 (1.11%) VPN
8 2 (0.74%) DNS
8 2 (0.74%) FTP
8 2 (0.74%) NAS
8 2 (0.74%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.74%) SMTP
9 1 (0.37%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.37%) LAN
9 1 (0.37%) Network Security
9 1 (0.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 42 (15.50%) MySQL
3 17 (6.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (5.90%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (5.90%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.17%) NoSQL
6 13 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (3.32%) MongoDB
8 9 (3.32%) Redis
8 9 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (2.95%) GIS
9 8 (2.95%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (2.21%) Big Data
11 4 (1.48%) SQLite
12 3 (1.11%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 40 (14.76%) Selenium
2 33 (12.18%) Git (software)
3 21 (7.75%) NUnit
4 20 (7.38%) JIRA
5 18 (6.64%) Visual Studio
6 16 (5.90%) Moq
7 12 (4.43%) Subversion
8 9 (3.32%) Jenkins
9 8 (2.95%) Maven
9 8 (2.95%) TeamCity
10 7 (2.58%) Appium
10 7 (2.58%) Xcode
11 6 (2.21%) JUnit
12 5 (1.85%) Gerrit
12 5 (1.85%) Gradle
12 5 (1.85%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.48%) FishEye
13 4 (1.48%) FxCop
13 4 (1.48%) StyleCop
13 4 (1.48%) WiX
General
1 34 (12.55%) Games
2 32 (11.81%) Finance
3 25 (9.23%) Electronics
4 22 (8.12%) Retail
5 14 (5.17%) Marketing
6 11 (4.06%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.58%) Publishing
8 6 (2.21%) Back Office
8 6 (2.21%) Local Government
8 6 (2.21%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.11%) Advertising
10 3 (1.11%) Law
11 2 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 147 (54.24%) Developer
2 56 (20.66%) Software Developer
3 55 (20.30%) Java Developer
4 36 (13.28%) SQL Developer
5 32 (11.81%) .NET Developer
5 32 (11.81%) Junior
6 29 (10.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 28 (10.33%) Software Engineer
8 26 (9.59%) Analyst
8 26 (9.59%) Java Software Developer
9 24 (8.86%) C# Developer
10 23 (8.49%) Graduate
11 22 (8.12%) Junior Developer
12 20 (7.38%) Consultant
13 18 (6.64%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (6.64%) C# Software Developer
14 15 (5.54%) Graduate Developer
15 14 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
15 14 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 14 (5.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (23.62%) HTML
2 63 (23.25%) .NET
3 61 (22.51%) CSS
4 44 (16.24%) XML
5 41 (15.13%) Web Services
6 39 (14.39%) Spring
7 38 (14.02%) ASP.NET
8 37 (13.65%) jQuery
9 33 (12.18%) AngularJS
10 29 (10.70%) .NET Framework
10 29 (10.70%) WCF
11 28 (10.33%) HTML5
12 27 (9.96%) Java EE
13 26 (9.59%) Oracle ADF
14 23 (8.49%) CSS3
15 22 (8.12%) Entity Framework
15 22 (8.12%) RESTful
16 19 (7.01%) Ajax
17 18 (6.64%) JSON
17 18 (6.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (24.35%) Mathematics
2 29 (10.70%) Physics
3 17 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.17%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.80%) Algorithms
6 12 (4.43%) Economics
7 10 (3.69%) User Experience
8 9 (3.32%) Client/Server
8 9 (3.32%) PMI
8 9 (3.32%) Replication
8 9 (3.32%) Statistics
9 8 (2.95%) 3D Graphics
10 7 (2.58%) Augmented Reality
11 6 (2.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (2.21%) Kinect
11 6 (2.21%) Management Information System
11 6 (2.21%) Psychology
12 5 (1.85%) Blackberry
13 4 (1.48%) Performance Metrics
14 3 (1.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 76 (28.04%) Linux
2 49 (18.08%) Windows
3 19 (7.01%) Unix
4 17 (6.27%) Apple iOS
5 14 (5.17%) Android
6 9 (3.32%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.21%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.48%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.11%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.74%) CentOS
11 2 (0.74%) Debian
11 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (24.35%) Software Engineering
3 45 (16.61%) OO
4 40 (14.76%) Scrum
4 40 (14.76%) Web Development
5 38 (14.02%) Continuous Improvement
6 37 (13.65%) TDD
7 35 (12.92%) Unit Testing
8 32 (11.81%) E-Commerce
9 31 (11.44%) MVC
10 24 (8.86%) Responsive Web Design
11 23 (8.49%) Multithreading
12 22 (8.12%) OOD
13 20 (7.38%) Machine Learning
14 19 (7.01%) Mentoring
15 18 (6.64%) Project Management
16 16 (5.90%) ITIL
17 15 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (5.17%) BDD
19 12 (4.43%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 89 (32.84%) Java
2 86 (31.73%) JavaScript
3 79 (29.15%) SQL
4 68 (25.09%) C#
5 56 (20.66%) C++
6 42 (15.50%) PHP
7 39 (14.39%) Ruby
8 33 (12.18%) Python
9 24 (8.86%) C
10 11 (4.06%) Perl
11 10 (3.69%) Go
12 8 (2.95%) ActionScript
12 8 (2.95%) Apple Swift
12 8 (2.95%) Objective-C
12 8 (2.95%) VC++
13 7 (2.58%) F#
13 7 (2.58%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.85%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.48%) VB
15 4 (1.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 243 (89.67%) Degree
2 16 (5.90%) PhD
3 9 (3.32%) PMI Certification
4 8 (2.95%) ISEB
5 5 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.48%) CEH
6 4 (1.48%) CISM
6 4 (1.48%) CISSP
6 4 (1.48%) GIAC
6 4 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.48%) SANS
6 4 (1.48%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.11%) MCDST
7 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.11%) MOS
8 2 (0.74%) CCAB
8 2 (0.74%) HND
9 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.33%) QA
2 7 (2.58%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.48%) COBIT
4 3 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) COSHH
5 1 (0.37%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 6 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.85%) XenApp
3 4 (1.48%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.11%) Ceph
5 2 (0.74%) Docker
5 2 (0.74%) vSphere
6 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.37%) KVM
6 1 (0.37%) oVirt
6 1 (0.37%) Postfix
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (2.58%) Kibana
2 4 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.48%) Puppet
2 4 (1.48%) SCCM
2 4 (1.48%) Wonderware InTouch
3 3 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.74%) Nagios
5 1 (0.37%) Ansible
5 1 (0.37%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.37%) SCOM
5 1 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 42 (15.50%) Oracle
2 34 (12.55%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.06%) Google
4 9 (3.32%) SAP
4 9 (3.32%) VMware
5 8 (2.95%) ESRI
6 7 (2.58%) BT
6 7 (2.58%) Citrix
7 5 (1.85%) Adobe
7 5 (1.85%) Cisco
7 5 (1.85%) HP
7 5 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.48%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.48%) Wonderware
9 3 (1.11%) Altiris
9 3 (1.11%) AppSense
9 3 (1.11%) Hummingbird
9 3 (1.11%) Interwoven
10 2 (0.74%) NetApp
10 2 (0.74%) Telerik
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Via Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Arrows Group
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000-£90,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + 12.5% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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2M Employment Solutions
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
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Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Amaze
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
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360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: £25k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: £25k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
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