The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 88 74
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 275 204 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.92% 3.17% 3.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.34% 8.49% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 234 160 213
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Computer Science
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2228 2404 2526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.86% 37.40% 35.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1912 1914 1961
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the North West region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in the North West

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in the North West

Computer Science
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +52 213 £39,000 -2.50% 23
Cheshire 0 25 £25,000 -37.50% 12
Merseyside +6 19 £37,500 +44.23% 4
Lancashire +17 17 £40,000 +37.93% 2
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 404 (82.45%) Degree
2 183 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (29.18%) JavaScript
4 141 (28.78%) Java
5 140 (28.57%) C#
6 123 (25.10%) .NET
7 116 (23.67%) SQL
8 115 (23.47%) HTML
9 112 (22.86%) CSS
10 108 (22.04%) Software Engineering
11 104 (21.22%) C++
12 102 (20.82%) Linux
13 85 (17.35%) SQL Server
14 84 (17.14%) MVC
15 83 (16.94%) ASP.NET
16 81 (16.53%) Scrum
17 80 (16.33%) TDD
18 77 (15.71%) Windows
19 76 (15.51%) Mathematics
20 69 (14.08%) Web Development
21 67 (13.67%) .NET Framework
22 65 (13.27%) OO
23 63 (12.86%) HTML5
24 61 (12.45%) jQuery
25 59 (12.04%) WCF
26 56 (11.43%) Microsoft
27 55 (11.22%) PHP
27 55 (11.22%) MySQL
28 54 (11.02%) Oracle
28 54 (11.02%) Games

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.24%) Drupal
3 10 (2.04%) CMS
3 10 (2.04%) nginx
3 10 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.63%) GeoServer
4 8 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.22%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.02%) WordPress
7 4 (0.82%) Apache
7 4 (0.82%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.61%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (0.61%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.61%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.61%) SAS
9 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 45 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.86%) MS Office
3 13 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.02%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.84%) Magento
2 5 (1.02%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.41%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 9 (1.84%) SaaS
4 8 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.63%) IaaS
4 8 (1.63%) PaaS
5 3 (0.61%) iTunes
6 2 (0.41%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.29%) Internet
2 16 (3.27%) 802.11
2 16 (3.27%) Wireless
3 15 (3.06%) HTTP
4 12 (2.45%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.63%) SAN
5 8 (1.63%) SSL
5 8 (1.63%) VPN
5 8 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (1.43%) LDAP
7 6 (1.22%) NAS
8 5 (1.02%) OpenVPN
9 4 (0.82%) DNS
9 4 (0.82%) WAN
10 3 (0.61%) Firewall
10 3 (0.61%) Intranet
11 2 (0.41%) BGP
11 2 (0.41%) LAN
11 2 (0.41%) OSPF
11 2 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 55 (11.22%) MySQL
3 34 (6.94%) Relational Database
4 24 (4.90%) NoSQL
5 21 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (4.08%) MongoDB
7 17 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (3.27%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (2.24%) Big Data
12 10 (2.04%) DB2
12 10 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.84%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.84%) Redis
13 9 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (1.63%) GIS
14 8 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (1.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 54 (11.02%) Git (software)
2 37 (7.55%) Selenium
3 35 (7.14%) NUnit
4 30 (6.12%) Moq
5 26 (5.31%) JIRA
6 18 (3.67%) MSTest
6 18 (3.67%) Rhino Mocks
7 17 (3.47%) TeamCity
8 16 (3.27%) Xcode
9 14 (2.86%) Visual Studio
10 13 (2.65%) Subversion
11 10 (2.04%) JUnit
12 9 (1.84%) Jenkins
13 8 (1.63%) JMeter
13 8 (1.63%) Maven
13 8 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 7 (1.43%) AccuRev
15 6 (1.22%) Appium
15 6 (1.22%) Cucumber
16 5 (1.02%) Gradle
General
1 54 (11.02%) Games
2 49 (10.00%) Electronics
3 47 (9.59%) Retail
4 34 (6.94%) Finance
5 20 (4.08%) Marketing
6 19 (3.88%) Manufacturing
7 17 (3.47%) Telecoms
8 15 (3.06%) Aerospace
8 15 (3.06%) Publishing
9 8 (1.63%) Banking
10 7 (1.43%) Local Government
11 6 (1.22%) Back Office
12 5 (1.02%) Advertising
12 5 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.41%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.41%) French Language
13 2 (0.41%) German Language
13 2 (0.41%) Hindi Language
13 2 (0.41%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 277 (56.53%) Developer
2 84 (17.14%) Graduate
3 74 (15.10%) Software Developer
4 73 (14.90%) .NET Developer
5 72 (14.69%) Java Developer
6 70 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
7 68 (13.88%) Junior
8 59 (12.04%) Junior Developer
9 45 (9.18%) SQL Developer
10 37 (7.55%) C# Developer
11 36 (7.35%) Junior .NET Developer
11 36 (7.35%) Software Engineer
12 34 (6.94%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 32 (6.53%) JavaScript Developer
14 30 (6.12%) Web Developer
15 29 (5.92%) Analyst
15 29 (5.92%) Java Software Developer
16 28 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
17 25 (5.10%) Consultant
17 25 (5.10%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (25.10%) .NET
2 115 (23.47%) HTML
3 112 (22.86%) CSS
4 83 (16.94%) ASP.NET
5 67 (13.67%) .NET Framework
6 63 (12.86%) HTML5
7 61 (12.45%) jQuery
8 59 (12.04%) WCF
9 53 (10.82%) XML
10 52 (10.61%) AngularJS
11 50 (10.20%) CSS3
12 48 (9.80%) Spring
13 47 (9.59%) WPF
14 46 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC
15 44 (8.98%) Web Services
16 41 (8.37%) RESTful
17 38 (7.76%) Entity Framework
18 29 (5.92%) Node.js
19 27 (5.51%) Java EE
19 27 (5.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 76 (15.51%) Mathematics
2 41 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.33%) Mobile App
3 31 (6.33%) Physics
4 24 (4.90%) Algorithms
4 24 (4.90%) Augmented Reality
5 18 (3.67%) Inversion of Control
6 16 (3.27%) User Experience
7 15 (3.06%) Kinect
8 11 (2.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 10 (2.04%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.84%) Economics
11 8 (1.63%) 3D Graphics
11 8 (1.63%) CMDB
11 8 (1.63%) Replication
12 7 (1.43%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.43%) Life Science
12 7 (1.43%) Psychology
13 6 (1.22%) Online Games
13 6 (1.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 102 (20.82%) Linux
2 77 (15.71%) Windows
3 32 (6.53%) Unix
4 23 (4.69%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.86%) Android
6 11 (2.24%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (1.63%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.02%) CentOS
8 5 (1.02%) Debian
8 5 (1.02%) Windows 2000
8 5 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.02%) Windows NT
9 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.82%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.41%) AIX
10 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.20%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.20%) Solaris
11 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (22.04%) Software Engineering
3 84 (17.14%) MVC
4 81 (16.53%) Scrum
5 80 (16.33%) TDD
6 69 (14.08%) Web Development
7 65 (13.27%) OO
8 49 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 48 (9.80%) Unit Testing
10 43 (8.78%) E-Commerce
11 42 (8.57%) Kanban
12 40 (8.16%) Multithreading
13 36 (7.35%) Dependency Injection
14 34 (6.94%) Web Application Development
15 32 (6.53%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (6.33%) Project Management
17 29 (5.92%) OOP
18 27 (5.51%) Machine Learning
18 27 (5.51%) Responsive Web Design
19 25 (5.10%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 143 (29.18%) JavaScript
2 141 (28.78%) Java
3 140 (28.57%) C#
4 116 (23.67%) SQL
5 104 (21.22%) C++
6 55 (11.22%) PHP
7 47 (9.59%) Ruby
8 44 (8.98%) Python
9 42 (8.57%) C
10 29 (5.92%) VB
11 27 (5.51%) VB.NET
12 22 (4.49%) T-SQL
13 17 (3.47%) Apple Swift
13 17 (3.47%) Objective-C
14 16 (3.27%) F#
15 14 (2.86%) Perl
16 12 (2.45%) MATLAB
16 12 (2.45%) Shell Script
17 11 (2.24%) Embedded C
18 10 (2.04%) Go
Qualifications
1 404 (82.45%) Degree
2 30 (6.12%) PhD
3 15 (3.06%) ISEB
3 15 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.24%) PMI Certification
5 10 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.63%) PMP
7 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.61%) HND
9 2 (0.41%) CCNA
9 2 (0.41%) CCNP
9 2 (0.41%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.41%) MCSE
9 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.20%) CISSP
10 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.73%) QA
2 7 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.43%) Docker
5 5 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.02%) XenApp
6 3 (0.61%) Ceph
6 3 (0.61%) HDFS
6 3 (0.61%) Xen
7 2 (0.41%) KVM
7 2 (0.41%) oVirt
7 2 (0.41%) Postfix
7 2 (0.41%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.41%) vSphere
8 1 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (3.27%) Kibana
2 11 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.24%) Puppet
3 8 (1.63%) SCVMM
4 7 (1.43%) SCCM
5 5 (1.02%) AppDNA
5 5 (1.02%) Nagios
6 2 (0.41%) Wonderware InTouch
6 2 (0.41%) WSUS
7 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 56 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 54 (11.02%) Oracle
3 30 (6.12%) VMware
4 18 (3.67%) Google
5 16 (3.27%) BT
5 16 (3.27%) Cisco
6 14 (2.86%) Citrix
7 13 (2.65%) BMC
7 13 (2.65%) NetApp
8 12 (2.45%) HP
8 12 (2.45%) SAP
9 10 (2.04%) CheckPoint
9 10 (2.04%) IBM
9 10 (2.04%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.84%) EMC
11 8 (1.63%) ESRI
11 8 (1.63%) Juniper
12 5 (1.02%) Adobe
12 5 (1.02%) AppSense
13 4 (0.82%) Atlassian
Manchester, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
KDR
Salary: £18000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bonus, training, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Via Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £25k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Salary: From £45,271 to £49,207 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago