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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 82 83 93
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 217 230 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.41% 3.43% 2.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.54% 9.52% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 196 179 178
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2541 2416 2546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.93% 35.98% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2116 1936 2015
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +17 138 £40,000 +14.28% 31
Cheshire +8 53 £30,000 -13.04% 3
Lancashire -3 12 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Merseyside -23 11 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Cumbria - 1 £27,500 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 377 (76.63%) Degree
2 214 (43.50%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (30.08%) JavaScript
4 144 (29.27%) C#
5 127 (25.81%) Java
6 126 (25.61%) .NET
7 116 (23.58%) HTML
8 115 (23.37%) MVC
9 113 (22.97%) SQL
10 109 (22.15%) CSS
11 103 (20.93%) SQL Server
12 102 (20.73%) TDD
13 99 (20.12%) C++
14 97 (19.72%) Software Engineering
15 95 (19.31%) Scrum
16 89 (18.09%) Linux
17 87 (17.68%) ASP.NET
17 87 (17.68%) .NET Framework
18 83 (16.87%) Web Development
19 78 (15.85%) jQuery
20 74 (15.04%) AngularJS
21 73 (14.84%) Windows
22 70 (14.23%) Kanban
22 70 (14.23%) Microsoft
23 69 (14.02%) ASP.NET MVC
24 65 (13.21%) MS Excel
25 64 (13.01%) HTML5
26 62 (12.60%) PHP
26 62 (12.60%) WCF
27 61 (12.40%) WPF

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 33 (6.71%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.85%) Apache
3 11 (2.24%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.83%) CMS
4 9 (1.83%) IIS
4 9 (1.83%) SAS
5 8 (1.63%) Apache Solr
6 6 (1.22%) Umbraco
6 6 (1.22%) WordPress
7 5 (1.02%) Drupal
7 5 (1.02%) nginx
7 5 (1.02%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.81%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.81%) GeoServer
9 3 (0.61%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.61%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 65 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.25%) MS Office
3 10 (2.03%) SPSS
4 8 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.02%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.02%) Magento
3 3 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.20%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.63%) SaaS
4 5 (1.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.61%) Office 365
5 3 (0.61%) PaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.41%) GitHub
6 2 (0.41%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.89%) Internet
2 14 (2.85%) 802.11
2 14 (2.85%) HTTP
2 14 (2.85%) Wireless
3 10 (2.03%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (1.42%) Intranet
5 6 (1.22%) WAN
6 5 (1.02%) LDAP
6 5 (1.02%) NAS
6 5 (1.02%) SAN
6 5 (1.02%) SSL
6 5 (1.02%) VPN
7 4 (0.81%) Firewall
7 4 (0.81%) LAN
7 4 (0.81%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.61%) BGP
8 3 (0.61%) EIGRP
8 3 (0.61%) MPLS
8 3 (0.61%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.72%) SQL Server 2014
3 36 (7.32%) MongoDB
4 33 (6.71%) MySQL
5 30 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (5.89%) NoSQL
7 25 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (5.08%) Relational Database
8 19 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (3.25%) RDBMS
10 16 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.83%) Big Data
12 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (1.63%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (1.42%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (1.02%) GIS
15 5 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (7.93%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.71%) NUnit
3 31 (6.30%) TeamCity
4 30 (6.10%) Selenium
5 28 (5.69%) MSTest
6 26 (5.28%) Moq
6 26 (5.28%) Rhino Mocks
7 23 (4.67%) JIRA
8 13 (2.64%) Xcode
9 9 (1.83%) AccuRev
9 9 (1.83%) Cucumber
9 9 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (1.83%) Subversion
10 7 (1.42%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.02%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.02%) JMeter
11 5 (1.02%) MSI
11 5 (1.02%) Wise Package Studio
12 4 (0.81%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (10.16%) Games
2 49 (9.96%) Electronics
3 35 (7.11%) Retail
4 33 (6.71%) Finance
5 24 (4.88%) Marketing
6 19 (3.86%) Telecoms
7 18 (3.66%) Aerospace
8 17 (3.46%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.63%) Banking
10 4 (0.81%) Advertising
10 4 (0.81%) Back Office
10 4 (0.81%) Local Government
11 3 (0.61%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.41%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.41%) French Language
12 2 (0.41%) German Language
12 2 (0.41%) Hindi Language
12 2 (0.41%) Russian Language
12 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 273 (55.49%) Developer
2 83 (16.87%) Graduate
3 79 (16.06%) .NET Developer
4 78 (15.85%) Junior
5 76 (15.45%) Graduate Developer
6 71 (14.43%) Junior Developer
7 67 (13.62%) Software Developer
8 52 (10.57%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 52 (10.57%) Junior .NET Developer
9 50 (10.16%) Java Developer
10 42 (8.54%) JavaScript Developer
11 39 (7.93%) SQL Developer
12 34 (6.91%) Software Engineer
13 29 (5.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 28 (5.69%) Java Software Developer
15 26 (5.28%) Analyst
15 26 (5.28%) Internet Developer
15 26 (5.28%) Web Developer
16 24 (4.88%) PHP Developer
17 23 (4.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (25.61%) .NET
2 116 (23.58%) HTML
3 109 (22.15%) CSS
4 87 (17.68%) .NET Framework
4 87 (17.68%) ASP.NET
5 78 (15.85%) jQuery
6 74 (15.04%) AngularJS
7 69 (14.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 64 (13.01%) HTML5
9 62 (12.60%) WCF
10 61 (12.40%) WPF
11 59 (11.99%) CSS3
12 50 (10.16%) RESTful
13 48 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 46 (9.35%) Entity Framework
15 38 (7.72%) ASP.NET Web API
16 36 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 36 (7.32%) KnockoutJS
16 36 (7.32%) Spring
17 34 (6.91%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.40%) Mathematics
2 54 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.91%) Algorithms
4 26 (5.28%) Inversion of Control
5 25 (5.08%) Augmented Reality
6 22 (4.47%) Mobile App
6 22 (4.47%) User Experience
7 17 (3.46%) Kinect
8 15 (3.05%) Data Structures
9 13 (2.64%) Statistics
10 12 (2.44%) Economics
10 12 (2.44%) Physics
11 10 (2.03%) 3D Graphics
12 9 (1.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 9 (1.83%) Replication
13 8 (1.63%) Life Science
13 8 (1.63%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.42%) Neural Network
14 7 (1.42%) Visualisation
15 5 (1.02%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 89 (18.09%) Linux
2 73 (14.84%) Windows
3 25 (5.08%) Unix
4 21 (4.27%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.03%) CentOS
6 9 (1.83%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.22%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.02%) Windows 2000
9 5 (1.02%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.02%) Windows NT
9 5 (1.02%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.81%) Debian
10 4 (0.81%) HPUX
10 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.41%) Android
12 1 (0.20%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.20%) OS/400
12 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (43.50%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (23.37%) MVC
3 102 (20.73%) TDD
4 97 (19.72%) Software Engineering
5 95 (19.31%) Scrum
6 83 (16.87%) Web Development
7 70 (14.23%) Kanban
8 53 (10.77%) Dependency Injection
9 52 (10.57%) Web Application Development
10 49 (9.96%) OO
11 45 (9.15%) Continuous Improvement
12 43 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (8.33%) Multithreading
14 40 (8.13%) Unit Testing
15 37 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
15 37 (7.52%) Front End Development
16 36 (7.32%) E-Commerce
17 35 (7.11%) BDD
18 30 (6.10%) ITIL
19 26 (5.28%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 148 (30.08%) JavaScript
2 144 (29.27%) C#
3 127 (25.81%) Java
4 113 (22.97%) SQL
5 99 (20.12%) C++
6 62 (12.60%) PHP
7 52 (10.57%) Python
8 41 (8.33%) C
9 40 (8.13%) Ruby
10 35 (7.11%) VB
11 34 (6.91%) VB.NET
12 26 (5.28%) F#
13 21 (4.27%) Apple Swift
13 21 (4.27%) MATLAB
13 21 (4.27%) Objective-C
13 21 (4.27%) T-SQL
14 19 (3.86%) Bash Shell
14 19 (3.86%) Perl
15 11 (2.24%) PowerShell
15 11 (2.24%) R
Qualifications
1 377 (76.63%) Degree
2 34 (6.91%) PhD
3 14 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.42%) ISEB
6 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.61%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.61%) CCNA
8 3 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.61%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.61%) HND
8 3 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.41%) MBA
9 2 (0.41%) PMP
10 1 (0.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.28%) QA
2 6 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.02%) SLA
4 4 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) GAMP
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.02%) Docker
3 5 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (1.02%) XenApp
4 4 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.41%) vSphere
6 1 (0.20%) Ceph
6 1 (0.20%) vCloud
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (5.28%) Kibana
2 12 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (2.44%) Puppet
3 6 (1.22%) SCCM
4 5 (1.02%) AppDNA
4 5 (1.02%) Nagios
5 3 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.41%) Ansible
6 2 (0.41%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.20%) OpenView
7 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.72%) Oracle
3 26 (5.28%) Google
4 21 (4.27%) VMware
5 15 (3.05%) Cisco
6 14 (2.85%) BT
7 13 (2.64%) SAP
8 8 (1.63%) BMC
8 8 (1.63%) Citrix
9 7 (1.42%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.22%) IBM
10 6 (1.22%) NetApp
11 5 (1.02%) AppSense
12 4 (0.81%) ESRI
12 4 (0.81%) HP
12 4 (0.81%) Orchard
13 3 (0.61%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.61%) Avaya
14 2 (0.41%) EMC
14 2 (0.41%) Juniper
Blackburn, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + on-site parking
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
University of Liverpool
Salary: From £38,896 to £49,230 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Northenden, Manchester,
Woodman Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £18,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Northenden, Manchester,
Woodman Recruitment Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Northenden, Manchester,
Woodman Recruitment Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northenden, Manchester,
Woodman Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology
Salary: £30K-£45K p/a DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £26500 per annum + bonus structure
Posted: 21 days ago
Liverpool
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: holiday, training, bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago