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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 68 71 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -27
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 143 131 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.78% 3.27% 5.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.99% 9.91% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 121 105 186
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
1301 1322 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 34.35% 32.98% 33.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1066 1038 1144
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £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 26 March 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 26 March 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
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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 +7 13 £47,500 -1.04%
Bolton +7 11 £45,000 +30.43% 2
Oldham +13 5 - - 2
Stockport +10 5 £32,500 +15.04% 1
Altrincham -2 3 £27,800 +11.20% 2
Sale - 1 - -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 232 (90.63%) Degree
2 120 (46.88%) SQL
3 108 (42.19%) C#
4 102 (39.84%) .NET
5 98 (38.28%) Java
6 93 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (34.77%) Software Engineering
8 87 (33.98%) HTML
9 86 (33.59%) JavaScript
10 63 (24.61%) ASP.NET
11 55 (21.48%) CSS
12 52 (20.31%) MVC
13 50 (19.53%) Oracle
13 50 (19.53%) Scrum
13 50 (19.53%) TDD
14 49 (19.14%) XML
15 47 (18.36%) Finance
16 45 (17.58%) HTML5
17 43 (16.80%) SQL Server
18 42 (16.41%) Windows
18 42 (16.41%) OO
18 42 (16.41%) Microsoft
19 37 (14.45%) MS Excel
20 33 (12.89%) Project Management
21 32 (12.50%) Web Development
21 32 (12.50%) JIRA
21 32 (12.50%) Mathematics
22 29 (11.33%) OOP
22 29 (11.33%) BDD
23 28 (10.94%) Mentoring

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 14 (5.47%) Tomcat
2 9 (3.52%) Apache
3 7 (2.73%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.34%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.17%) Facebook Platform
5 3 (1.17%) CMS
5 3 (1.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.17%) IIS
6 2 (0.78%) JBoss
6 2 (0.78%) SAS
6 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.78%) WordPress
6 2 (0.78%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.39%) Confluence
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 37 (14.45%) MS Excel
2 26 (10.16%) MS Office
3 3 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.78%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.78%) Tridion
3 1 (0.39%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.39%) Maximo
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.39%) Magento
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle AGIS
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.69%) Firewall
1 12 (4.69%) Network Security
2 9 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (2.73%) HTTP
3 7 (2.73%) Internet
4 4 (1.56%) VoIP
5 3 (1.17%) WAN
5 3 (1.17%) LAN
6 2 (0.78%) DHCP
6 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.78%) VPN
6 2 (0.78%) DNS
6 2 (0.78%) Wireless
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.39%) NAS
7 1 (0.39%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.39%) SAN
7 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.80%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.98%) Relational Database
3 20 (7.81%) MySQL
4 18 (7.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.30%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (2.34%) Data Mining
8 6 (2.34%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.17%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.17%) OLTP
9 3 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.78%) Text Mining
10 2 (0.78%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.78%) Big Data
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.39%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 32 (12.50%) JIRA
2 22 (8.59%) Eclipse
3 20 (7.81%) Selenium
4 19 (7.42%) NUnit
5 15 (5.86%) WatiN
6 14 (5.47%) Moq
6 14 (5.47%) Maven
7 11 (4.30%) Git (software)
7 11 (4.30%) Subversion
8 8 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.95%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.95%) CruiseControl
9 5 (1.95%) JUnit
9 5 (1.95%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.56%) ReSharper
10 4 (1.56%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.17%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.17%) Gerrit
11 3 (1.17%) Redmine
General
1 47 (18.36%) Finance
2 18 (7.03%) Games
3 13 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.30%) Banking
5 10 (3.91%) Retail
5 10 (3.91%) Law
6 5 (1.95%) Marketing
7 4 (1.56%) Legal
7 4 (1.56%) Electronics
8 3 (1.17%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.17%) iGaming
9 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 125 (48.83%) Developer
2 29 (11.33%) Java Developer
3 26 (10.16%) C# Developer
3 26 (10.16%) Senior Developer
4 24 (9.38%) Analyst
5 21 (8.20%) Web Developer
6 20 (7.81%) Graduate
6 20 (7.81%) Software Engineer
6 20 (7.81%) .NET Developer
7 19 (7.42%) Software Developer
8 17 (6.64%) Tester
8 17 (6.64%) Consultant
9 16 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (5.86%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.91%) Junior
11 10 (3.91%) Applications Support
12 9 (3.52%) Applications Developer
12 9 (3.52%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.52%) Junior Developer
13 8 (3.13%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (39.84%) .NET
2 87 (33.98%) HTML
3 63 (24.61%) ASP.NET
4 55 (21.48%) CSS
5 49 (19.14%) XML
6 45 (17.58%) HTML5
7 24 (9.38%) WCF
8 23 (8.98%) Web Services
9 20 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (7.42%) jQuery
11 17 (6.64%) .NET Framework
12 16 (6.25%) J2EE
13 14 (5.47%) SOAP
13 14 (5.47%) Ajax
13 14 (5.47%) REST
13 14 (5.47%) Razor View Engine
14 13 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (4.69%) CSS3
15 12 (4.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 12 (4.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 25 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.86%) Physics
4 11 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.52%) Algorithms
6 8 (3.13%) User Experience
6 8 (3.13%) Mobile Games
7 7 (2.73%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.95%) Animation
8 5 (1.95%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (1.56%) Statistics
9 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.17%) Blog
10 3 (1.17%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.17%) Social Media
10 3 (1.17%) Economics
10 3 (1.17%) Online Games
10 3 (1.17%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.41%) Windows
2 27 (10.55%) Linux
3 15 (5.86%) Android
4 12 (4.69%) Solaris
4 12 (4.69%) UNIX
5 10 (3.91%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.73%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.34%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.39%) Debian
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (34.77%) Software Engineering
3 52 (20.31%) MVC
4 50 (19.53%) TDD
4 50 (19.53%) Scrum
5 42 (16.41%) OO
6 33 (12.89%) Project Management
7 32 (12.50%) Web Development
8 29 (11.33%) OOP
8 29 (11.33%) BDD
9 28 (10.94%) Mentoring
10 25 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (8.59%) Kanban
12 20 (7.81%) Unit Testing
12 20 (7.81%) PRINCE2
13 18 (7.03%) Coaching
14 17 (6.64%) E-Commerce
14 17 (6.64%) Automated Testing
15 16 (6.25%) Workflow
15 16 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (46.88%) SQL
2 108 (42.19%) C#
3 98 (38.28%) Java
4 86 (33.59%) JavaScript
5 27 (10.55%) VB.NET
6 23 (8.98%) PL/SQL
7 20 (7.81%) PHP
8 19 (7.42%) C++
9 8 (3.13%) Python
10 7 (2.73%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.73%) XPath
11 6 (2.34%) Scala
12 5 (1.95%) PHP5
12 5 (1.95%) Ruby
12 5 (1.95%) Perl
12 5 (1.95%) C
13 4 (1.56%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.56%) VB
13 4 (1.56%) Haskell
13 4 (1.56%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 232 (90.63%) Degree
2 15 (5.86%) HND
3 7 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.34%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (2.34%) PMP
4 6 (2.34%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.95%) MCP
6 4 (1.56%) ISEB
6 4 (1.56%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.56%) MCITP
6 4 (1.56%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.17%) CISA
7 3 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.78%) OCAJ
8 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.78%) MOS
8 2 (0.78%) OCA
8 2 (0.78%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.78%) MCSE
8 2 (0.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.25%) QA
2 15 (5.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.78%) XenApp
3 2 (0.78%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.78%) WSUS
2 2 (0.78%) SCCM
2 2 (0.78%) Plesk
2 2 (0.78%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 50 (19.53%) Oracle
2 42 (16.41%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.81%) VMware
4 15 (5.86%) Telerik
5 14 (5.47%) Cisco
6 11 (4.30%) Twitter
7 10 (3.91%) Facebook
7 10 (3.91%) CA
7 10 (3.91%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.52%) NetApp
8 9 (3.52%) Juniper
9 4 (1.56%) Tableau
9 4 (1.56%) Zend
10 3 (1.17%) IBM
11 2 (0.78%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.78%) Siemens
11 2 (0.78%) Adobe
11 2 (0.78%) Citrix
11 2 (0.78%) Sophos
11 2 (0.78%) Rackspace
Stockport, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent salary on offer and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent bens and Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus, pension, healthcare, life insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: £39000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Oldham, Greater Manchester
Innovative Technology
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Blue Town Online
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Oldham, Greater Manchester, North West
Innovative Technology
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago