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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 90 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 113 105 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.70% 2.83% 3.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.43% 8.62% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 94 96 151
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £24,950 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1341 1218 1316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.00% 32.78% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 998 1154
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 24 December 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 December 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
(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 +10 23 £39,000 +17.29% 1
Bolton +9 7 £42,500 +50.44% 3
Altrincham - 5 £27,500 -
Wigan -9 4 £20,000 -20.00%
Stockport -10 4 £19,000 -36.66%
Rochdale +2 3 £65,000 +116.66%
Oldham -2 1 £37,500 +44.23%
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 181 (82.65%) Degree
2 93 (42.47%) Java
3 90 (41.10%) HTML
4 87 (39.73%) .NET
5 85 (38.81%) C#
6 84 (38.36%) SQL
7 79 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (31.96%) JavaScript
9 67 (30.59%) CSS
10 62 (28.31%) Software Engineering
11 54 (24.66%) OO
11 54 (24.66%) MVC
12 49 (22.37%) SQL Server
13 48 (21.92%) XML
14 47 (21.46%) Linux
15 43 (19.63%) HTML5
16 41 (18.72%) ASP.NET
16 41 (18.72%) Mathematics
17 40 (18.26%) Windows
18 38 (17.35%) OOP
19 35 (15.98%) PHP
20 34 (15.53%) Finance
21 33 (15.07%) VB.NET
22 30 (13.70%) Relational Database
23 29 (13.24%) MySQL
23 29 (13.24%) .NET Framework
24 28 (12.79%) Oracle
25 25 (11.42%) Microsoft
26 24 (10.96%) Servlets
26 24 (10.96%) Scrum

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (9.13%) Apache
2 17 (7.76%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.94%) WebSphere
3 13 (5.94%) WordPress
4 8 (3.65%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.65%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.65%) IIS
5 2 (0.91%) JBoss
5 2 (0.91%) SAS
5 2 (0.91%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.46%) Zimbra
6 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.46%) GroupWise
6 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.20%) MS Office
3 2 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.46%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (5.48%) Magento
2 3 (1.37%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.37%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.37%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.91%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.28%) GitHub
2 1 (0.46%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.39%) HTTP
2 4 (1.83%) Network Security
3 3 (1.37%) iSCSI
3 3 (1.37%) NAS
3 3 (1.37%) VPN
3 3 (1.37%) SAN
3 3 (1.37%) WAN
3 3 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.46%) Internet
4 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.70%) Relational Database
3 29 (13.24%) MySQL
4 24 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (8.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (8.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (7.76%) RDBMS
8 10 (4.57%) Hazelcast
9 9 (4.11%) OLTP
10 7 (3.20%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.28%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.37%) Big Data
13 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.91%) SAP Data Services
14 2 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.91%) SAP BW
14 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.91%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (8.68%) Eclipse
1 19 (8.68%) NUnit
1 19 (8.68%) Selenium
2 18 (8.22%) Maven
3 17 (7.76%) Moq
4 14 (6.39%) JIRA
5 12 (5.48%) Git (software)
5 12 (5.48%) WatiN
6 7 (3.20%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.28%) Subversion
7 5 (2.28%) PHPUnit
7 5 (2.28%) Behat
7 5 (2.28%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.37%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.91%) Gradle
9 2 (0.91%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.91%) JUnit
9 2 (0.91%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.91%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.46%) Phing
General
1 34 (15.53%) Finance
2 16 (7.31%) Games
3 6 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.83%) Marketing
5 3 (1.37%) Legal
6 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.91%) German Language
6 2 (0.91%) Banking
6 2 (0.91%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 128 (58.45%) Developer
2 31 (14.16%) C# Developer
3 29 (13.24%) .NET Developer
4 26 (11.87%) Java Developer
5 25 (11.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (10.50%) PHP Developer
7 22 (10.05%) Analyst
8 20 (9.13%) Software Developer
9 19 (8.68%) Graduate
10 18 (8.22%) C# Software Developer
11 16 (7.31%) .NET Software Developer
11 16 (7.31%) Consultant
12 15 (6.85%) Web Developer
12 15 (6.85%) Senior Developer
12 15 (6.85%) Software Engineer
13 13 (5.94%) Junior
14 12 (5.48%) Business Analyst
14 12 (5.48%) Tester
15 11 (5.02%) Applications Support
16 10 (4.57%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (41.10%) HTML
2 87 (39.73%) .NET
3 67 (30.59%) CSS
4 48 (21.92%) XML
5 43 (19.63%) HTML5
6 41 (18.72%) ASP.NET
7 29 (13.24%) .NET Framework
8 24 (10.96%) Servlets
9 23 (10.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 20 (9.13%) LINQ
11 19 (8.68%) WCF
11 19 (8.68%) Spring
12 18 (8.22%) WPF
12 18 (8.22%) WinForms
13 17 (7.76%) jQuery
13 17 (7.76%) XSLT
14 16 (7.31%) SOAP
14 16 (7.31%) CSS3
15 15 (6.85%) Grails
15 15 (6.85%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.72%) Mathematics
2 24 (10.96%) Physics
3 15 (6.85%) User Experience
3 15 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.02%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.02%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.11%) Online Games
6 7 (3.20%) Mobile Games
7 6 (2.74%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.74%) Blog
8 5 (2.28%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.28%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (1.83%) Social Media
9 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.37%) Data Extraction
10 3 (1.37%) Statistics
11 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.46%) Open Source
12 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 47 (21.46%) Linux
2 40 (18.26%) Windows
3 22 (10.05%) Android
4 17 (7.76%) UNIX
5 14 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (5.02%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (28.31%) Software Engineering
3 54 (24.66%) MVC
3 54 (24.66%) OO
4 38 (17.35%) OOP
5 24 (10.96%) Scrum
6 23 (10.50%) E-Commerce
7 20 (9.13%) Unit Testing
8 18 (8.22%) Automated Testing
8 18 (8.22%) TDD
9 16 (7.31%) OOD
9 16 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (6.85%) OO PHP
11 14 (6.39%) Web Development
12 12 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (5.48%) Workflow
12 12 (5.48%) Regression Testing
12 12 (5.48%) Test Scripting
13 10 (4.57%) Mentoring
13 10 (4.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 93 (42.47%) Java
2 85 (38.81%) C#
3 84 (38.36%) SQL
4 70 (31.96%) JavaScript
5 35 (15.98%) PHP
6 33 (15.07%) VB.NET
7 17 (7.76%) PHP5
7 17 (7.76%) PL/SQL
8 14 (6.39%) XPath
9 9 (4.11%) C++
10 8 (3.65%) Perl
11 7 (3.20%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.74%) Ruby
12 6 (2.74%) Python
13 5 (2.28%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.83%) C
15 3 (1.37%) Scala
15 3 (1.37%) Lua
15 3 (1.37%) R
16 2 (0.91%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 181 (82.65%) Degree
2 12 (5.48%) HND
3 3 (1.37%) MCSE
3 3 (1.37%) CCNA
3 3 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (1.37%) MCITP
3 3 (1.37%) VCAP
3 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 2 (0.91%) PhD
5 1 (0.46%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.22%) QA
2 12 (5.48%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.37%) XenApp
2 3 (1.37%) XenDesktop
2 3 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.91%) Plesk
1 2 (0.91%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (12.79%) Oracle
2 25 (11.42%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.39%) Red Hat
4 12 (5.48%) Telerik
5 8 (3.65%) Zend
5 8 (3.65%) VMware
5 8 (3.65%) Twitter
6 5 (2.28%) Rackspace
6 5 (2.28%) New Relic
6 5 (2.28%) Cisco
6 5 (2.28%) Tableau
7 4 (1.83%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.83%) Wonderware
8 3 (1.37%) SAP
8 3 (1.37%) Citrix
8 3 (1.37%) Facebook
9 2 (0.91%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.46%) Novell
10 1 (0.46%) Lotus
10 1 (0.46%) CA
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Salary: to £26,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
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