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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / North West
Rank 52 80 98
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +18
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 292 178 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.98% 3.19% 2.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.83% 8.51% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 214 132 162
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +23.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%

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
2468 2091 2472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.06% 37.52% 36.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2031 1660 2126
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +37 220 £40,000 -5.88% 34
Cheshire -4 24 £35,000 +27.27% 7
Lancashire +5 22 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Merseyside -6 20 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Cumbria - 2 £67,500 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 394 (75.92%) Degree
2 240 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (29.87%) C#
4 151 (29.09%) JavaScript
5 140 (26.97%) SQL
6 138 (26.59%) .NET
7 121 (23.31%) HTML
8 113 (21.77%) Java
9 112 (21.58%) MVC
10 109 (21.00%) SQL Server
10 109 (21.00%) CSS
11 103 (19.85%) Web Development
11 103 (19.85%) jQuery
12 99 (19.08%) ASP.NET
13 92 (17.73%) PHP
14 86 (16.57%) Software Engineering
15 83 (15.99%) Linux
15 83 (15.99%) Scrum
16 82 (15.80%) Analytical Skills
17 81 (15.61%) TDD
17 81 (15.61%) Mathematics
18 80 (15.41%) ASP.NET MVC
19 74 (14.26%) .NET Framework
20 72 (13.87%) Kanban
20 72 (13.87%) AngularJS
21 63 (12.14%) C
22 62 (11.95%) Python
22 62 (11.95%) Microsoft
23 60 (11.56%) MS Excel
23 60 (11.56%) Windows

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 36 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (4.43%) Apache
3 22 (4.24%) SAS
4 20 (3.85%) IIS
5 16 (3.08%) Apache Spark
5 16 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.31%) Confluence
7 11 (2.12%) Apache Pig
8 10 (1.93%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.16%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.96%) CMS
11 4 (0.77%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.77%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.77%) WordPress
12 3 (0.58%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.39%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.39%) JBoss
13 2 (0.39%) OpenEdge
13 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 60 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.24%) MS Office
3 18 (3.47%) Stata
4 14 (2.70%) SPSS
5 5 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.96%) Magento
1 5 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.19%) osCommerce
2 1 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
1 34 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (1.35%) IaaS
3 7 (1.35%) PaaS
3 7 (1.35%) SaaS
4 4 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.77%) GitHub
5 3 (0.58%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.39%) Google Play
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.97%) Internet
2 17 (3.28%) HTTP
3 15 (2.89%) Intranet
4 9 (1.73%) DNS
4 9 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (1.54%) Firewall
5 8 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.35%) LAN
7 6 (1.16%) BGP
7 6 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (1.16%) EIGRP
7 6 (1.16%) MPLS
7 6 (1.16%) Network Security
7 6 (1.16%) OSPF
7 6 (1.16%) VoIP
7 6 (1.16%) VPLS
7 6 (1.16%) WAN
8 5 (0.96%) Skype
8 5 (0.96%) SNMP
9 4 (0.77%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (21.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (9.83%) MongoDB
3 42 (8.09%) MySQL
4 39 (7.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 35 (6.74%) RDBMS
5 35 (6.74%) Relational Database
6 30 (5.78%) NoSQL
7 24 (4.62%) Big Data
7 24 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (3.28%) Hadoop
11 15 (2.89%) Data Mining
12 14 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (2.12%) Apache Hive
14 10 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (1.73%) SQL Server 2000
16 8 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.96%) DB2
17 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (9.06%) JIRA
2 37 (7.13%) TeamCity
3 32 (6.17%) Git (software)
3 32 (6.17%) Selenium
4 29 (5.59%) NUnit
5 19 (3.66%) MSTest
6 18 (3.47%) Moq
7 17 (3.28%) Rhino Mocks
8 16 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (2.31%) Visual Studio
10 11 (2.12%) Jenkins
11 10 (1.93%) Subversion
12 8 (1.54%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.54%) Gradle
13 7 (1.35%) AccuRev
13 7 (1.35%) JIRA Agile
14 6 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (1.16%) SpecFlow
15 5 (0.96%) Mercurial
General
1 42 (8.09%) Games
2 34 (6.55%) Finance
3 29 (5.59%) Marketing
4 22 (4.24%) Legal
5 20 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 17 (3.28%) Banking
7 16 (3.08%) Law
8 15 (2.89%) Telecoms
9 12 (2.31%) Military
10 10 (1.93%) Electronics
11 8 (1.54%) Retail
12 7 (1.35%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.77%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.58%) French Language
14 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.39%) Publishing
16 1 (0.19%) Advertising
16 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 266 (51.25%) Developer
2 78 (15.03%) .NET Developer
3 57 (10.98%) Graduate
3 57 (10.98%) Junior
4 56 (10.79%) Graduate Developer
4 56 (10.79%) JavaScript Developer
5 53 (10.21%) Software Developer
6 47 (9.06%) Junior Developer
7 45 (8.67%) SQL Developer
8 43 (8.29%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 43 (8.29%) Junior .NET Developer
9 40 (7.71%) Java Developer
10 37 (7.13%) Architect
11 34 (6.55%) Analyst
12 31 (5.97%) C# Developer
12 31 (5.97%) PHP Developer
13 30 (5.78%) C# .NET Developer
14 29 (5.59%) Senior Developer
15 28 (5.39%) Web Developer
16 27 (5.20%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (26.59%) .NET
2 121 (23.31%) HTML
3 109 (21.00%) CSS
4 103 (19.85%) jQuery
5 99 (19.08%) ASP.NET
6 80 (15.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 74 (14.26%) .NET Framework
8 72 (13.87%) AngularJS
9 57 (10.98%) WCF
10 53 (10.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 44 (8.48%) Spring
11 44 (8.48%) Web Services
11 44 (8.48%) WPF
12 43 (8.29%) HTML5
13 39 (7.51%) ASP.NET Web API
14 37 (7.13%) RESTful
15 36 (6.94%) CSS3
15 36 (6.94%) Java EE
16 33 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 33 (6.36%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 82 (15.80%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (15.61%) Mathematics
3 35 (6.74%) Algorithms
3 35 (6.74%) Management Information System
3 35 (6.74%) Statistics
4 31 (5.97%) Data Structures
5 30 (5.78%) Visualisation
6 27 (5.20%) User Experience
7 18 (3.47%) iPad
7 18 (3.47%) Neural Network
8 17 (3.28%) Inversion of Control
9 15 (2.89%) Physics
10 13 (2.50%) PKI
11 9 (1.73%) Fintech
12 8 (1.54%) Economics
12 8 (1.54%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (1.35%) N-Tier
14 6 (1.16%) Device Driver
15 5 (0.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 83 (15.99%) Linux
2 60 (11.56%) Windows
3 29 (5.59%) Apple iOS
4 21 (4.05%) Unix
5 18 (3.47%) Android
6 14 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.50%) Windows Server
8 12 (2.31%) CentOS
9 11 (2.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.35%) HPUX
12 6 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (0.96%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.39%) AIX
15 2 (0.39%) Solaris
16 1 (0.19%) Debian
16 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (21.58%) MVC
3 103 (19.85%) Web Development
4 86 (16.57%) Software Engineering
5 83 (15.99%) Scrum
6 81 (15.61%) TDD
7 72 (13.87%) Kanban
8 56 (10.79%) Analytics
9 52 (10.02%) OO
9 52 (10.02%) Web Application Development
10 48 (9.25%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (9.06%) Validation
12 46 (8.86%) ITIL
13 44 (8.48%) Dependency Injection
14 42 (8.09%) Continuous Improvement
15 40 (7.71%) Information Security
15 40 (7.71%) Presales
16 38 (7.32%) BDD
16 38 (7.32%) Front End Development
17 37 (7.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (29.87%) C#
2 151 (29.09%) JavaScript
3 140 (26.97%) SQL
4 113 (21.77%) Java
5 92 (17.73%) PHP
6 63 (12.14%) C
7 62 (11.95%) Python
8 38 (7.32%) C++
9 31 (5.97%) Ruby
10 30 (5.78%) R
11 27 (5.20%) VB
12 26 (5.01%) F#
13 23 (4.43%) PowerShell
13 23 (4.43%) VB.NET
14 21 (4.05%) Perl
15 19 (3.66%) Bash Shell
16 18 (3.47%) T-SQL
17 16 (3.08%) Objective-C
18 15 (2.89%) Apple Swift
18 15 (2.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 394 (75.92%) Degree
2 38 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.43%) DV Cleared
4 18 (3.47%) PhD
5 16 (3.08%) CISM
5 16 (3.08%) CISSP
6 15 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.89%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.12%) HND
8 10 (1.93%) HNC
9 9 (1.73%) CCNP
9 9 (1.73%) ISEB
10 8 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.35%) ISSAP
11 7 (1.35%) MCSA
12 6 (1.16%) A+ Certification
12 6 (1.16%) CCNA
12 6 (1.16%) PCI QSA
12 6 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.32%) QA
2 17 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.50%) SLA
4 6 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.16%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.39%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.39%) RMADS
System Software
1 26 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.31%) VMware Workstation
3 12 (2.31%) vSphere
4 9 (1.73%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.77%) Firmware
5 4 (0.77%) vCloud
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (5.01%) Kibana
2 8 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.54%) Puppet
3 7 (1.35%) Ansible
4 6 (1.16%) Nagios
5 5 (0.96%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (0.96%) OpenView
5 5 (0.96%) Salt
5 5 (0.96%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.96%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.58%) SCCM
7 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.19%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 62 (11.95%) Microsoft
2 48 (9.25%) Oracle
3 34 (6.55%) Google
4 30 (5.78%) VMware
5 29 (5.59%) Cisco
6 17 (3.28%) Demandware
7 12 (2.31%) Atlassian
8 9 (1.73%) HP
8 9 (1.73%) IBM
8 9 (1.73%) Orchard
9 7 (1.35%) SAP
10 6 (1.16%) Avaya
10 6 (1.16%) BMC
11 5 (0.96%) CA
11 5 (0.96%) Compuware
11 5 (0.96%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.77%) Dynatrace
12 4 (0.77%) Nimsoft
12 4 (0.77%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.77%) Zend
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