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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 92 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 106 114 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.63% 3.09% 3.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.35% 9.81% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83 110 93
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,400 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £39,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
1270 1162 1241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.55% 31.52% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 992 968 1066
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Rochdale - 9 £48,000 -
Altrincham +2 7 £32,500 +64.55% 1
Salford +1 7 £38,000 +14.28%
Bolton +11 5 £42,500 -19.04%
Cheadle +5 2 - -
Stockport -10 2 £33,750 +35.00% 2
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 213 (81.30%) Degree
2 110 (41.98%) HTML
3 109 (41.60%) .NET
4 103 (39.31%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (38.93%) SQL Server
6 101 (38.55%) C#
7 90 (34.35%) SQL
8 87 (33.21%) Java
9 86 (32.82%) OO
10 82 (31.30%) CSS
11 74 (28.24%) Windows
12 72 (27.48%) JavaScript
13 71 (27.10%) MVC
14 68 (25.95%) Software Engineering
14 68 (25.95%) XML
15 58 (22.14%) Mathematics
16 57 (21.76%) Linux
17 52 (19.85%) VB.NET
18 49 (18.70%) Microsoft
18 49 (18.70%) .NET Framework
19 46 (17.56%) LINQ
20 45 (17.18%) WCF
20 45 (17.18%) SQL Server 2008
20 45 (17.18%) ASP.NET
21 39 (14.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 39 (14.89%) WPF
21 39 (14.89%) Physics
21 39 (14.89%) OOD
22 38 (14.50%) Web Services
22 38 (14.50%) Spring

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (8.40%) Tomcat
2 17 (6.49%) WebSphere
3 14 (5.34%) Apache
4 11 (4.20%) WordPress
4 11 (4.20%) IIS
5 10 (3.82%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.38%) Zimbra
7 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.38%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.91%) MS Office
3 4 (1.53%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (7.25%) Magento
2 5 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.15%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.15%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.76%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.53%) GitHub
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.16%) HTTP
2 6 (2.29%) Internet
3 5 (1.91%) VPN
4 4 (1.53%) WAN
5 3 (1.15%) Network Security
5 3 (1.15%) iSCSI
5 3 (1.15%) NAS
5 3 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (1.15%) SAN
6 2 (0.76%) Firewall
7 1 (0.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (38.93%) SQL Server
2 45 (17.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (13.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 33 (12.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (11.07%) MySQL
6 25 (9.54%) Relational Database
7 18 (6.87%) Hazelcast
8 12 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (3.82%) RDBMS
9 10 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (3.44%) OLTP
11 6 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.29%) Big Data
12 5 (1.91%) QlikView
12 5 (1.91%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.53%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.76%) SAP BW
14 2 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 30 (11.45%) NUnit
2 29 (11.07%) Moq
3 19 (7.25%) Eclipse
4 18 (6.87%) Maven
5 16 (6.11%) Visual Studio
6 10 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (3.44%) Git (software)
8 7 (2.67%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.67%) Subversion
9 5 (1.91%) Selenium
10 4 (1.53%) Xcode
10 4 (1.53%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.53%) Hudson
10 4 (1.53%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.53%) Behat
11 1 (0.38%) Phing
11 1 (0.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.38%) JUnit
General
1 28 (10.69%) Finance
2 13 (4.96%) Games
3 2 (0.76%) Banking
3 2 (0.76%) Retail
3 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.76%) German Language
4 1 (0.38%) Marketing
4 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 177 (67.56%) Developer
2 59 (22.52%) .NET Developer
3 44 (16.79%) C# Developer
4 40 (15.27%) Java Developer
4 40 (15.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (14.50%) Software Developer
6 32 (12.21%) C# Software Developer
7 30 (11.45%) .NET Software Developer
8 27 (10.31%) PHP Developer
9 25 (9.54%) Senior Developer
10 23 (8.78%) Analyst
11 18 (6.87%) Junior
12 16 (6.11%) Graduate
13 15 (5.73%) Business Analyst
14 13 (4.96%) Software Engineer
14 13 (4.96%) Consultant
14 13 (4.96%) Development Team Leader
14 13 (4.96%) Team Leader
15 11 (4.20%) Junior Developer
15 11 (4.20%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (41.98%) HTML
2 109 (41.60%) .NET
3 82 (31.30%) CSS
4 68 (25.95%) XML
5 49 (18.70%) .NET Framework
6 46 (17.56%) LINQ
7 45 (17.18%) WCF
7 45 (17.18%) ASP.NET
8 39 (14.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 39 (14.89%) WPF
9 38 (14.50%) Web Services
9 38 (14.50%) Spring
9 38 (14.50%) HTML5
10 31 (11.83%) XSLT
11 29 (11.07%) ADO.NET
12 27 (10.31%) Servlets
13 23 (8.78%) SOAP
14 21 (8.02%) WinForms
14 21 (8.02%) jQuery
15 18 (6.87%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 58 (22.14%) Mathematics
2 39 (14.89%) Physics
3 29 (11.07%) User Experience
4 18 (6.87%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.96%) Client/Server
5 13 (4.96%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.44%) Online Games
8 8 (3.05%) 3D Graphics
9 7 (2.67%) Social Media
9 7 (2.67%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.29%) Data Structures
10 6 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.53%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.53%) Mobile Games
11 4 (1.53%) Blog
11 4 (1.53%) iPad
11 4 (1.53%) iPhone
12 3 (1.15%) Data Extraction
13 2 (0.76%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 74 (28.24%) Windows
2 57 (21.76%) Linux
3 33 (12.60%) Android
4 19 (7.25%) UNIX
5 18 (6.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (6.11%) Apple iOS
7 9 (3.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (39.31%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (32.82%) OO
3 71 (27.10%) MVC
4 68 (25.95%) Software Engineering
5 39 (14.89%) OOD
6 37 (14.12%) Unit Testing
7 33 (12.60%) OOP
8 31 (11.83%) Scrum
9 30 (11.45%) TDD
10 29 (11.07%) E-Commerce
11 19 (7.25%) Project Management
12 17 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (5.34%) OO PHP
14 12 (4.58%) Software Testing
15 9 (3.44%) Multithreading
15 9 (3.44%) Game Development
15 9 (3.44%) Mentoring
15 9 (3.44%) Data Management
15 9 (3.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 101 (38.55%) C#
2 90 (34.35%) SQL
3 87 (33.21%) Java
4 72 (27.48%) JavaScript
5 52 (19.85%) VB.NET
6 34 (12.98%) PHP
7 18 (6.87%) XPath
7 18 (6.87%) PHP5
8 14 (5.34%) T-SQL
9 13 (4.96%) VB
10 10 (3.82%) Objective-C
11 9 (3.44%) Ruby
12 8 (3.05%) Perl
13 7 (2.67%) XQuery
13 7 (2.67%) C++
14 6 (2.29%) Python
15 4 (1.53%) C
16 3 (1.15%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.76%) Lua
Qualifications
1 213 (81.30%) Degree
2 8 (3.05%) ISEB
2 8 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 3 (1.15%) VCAP
3 3 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (1.15%) MCITP
3 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.15%) CCNA
3 3 (1.15%) MCSE
4 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.82%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.15%) XenApp
3 3 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (18.70%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.02%) Oracle
3 18 (6.87%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.05%) Twitter
5 6 (2.29%) Tableau
6 5 (1.91%) Zend
7 4 (1.53%) Apple
7 4 (1.53%) VMware
7 4 (1.53%) Wonderware
7 4 (1.53%) New Relic
7 4 (1.53%) Rackspace
7 4 (1.53%) Facebook
8 3 (1.15%) Google
8 3 (1.15%) Citrix
8 3 (1.15%) Cisco
8 3 (1.15%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.15%) SAP
9 2 (0.76%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.38%) Novell
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TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £22k - 35k per year
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Great Benefits and Career Progressio
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Manchester
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Salary: £4000 - £35000 per annum
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Stockport
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Stockport
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