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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 57 75 92
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 267 207 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.28% 3.36% 2.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.38% 9.34% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 209 151 183
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
2573 2216 2608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.21% 35.99% 34.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2118 1754 2212
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +19 161 £47,500 +26.66% 26
Cheshire -1 54 £36,250 +20.83% 10
Lancashire +12 27 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Merseyside -12 23 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 362 (73.58%) Degree
2 228 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (33.33%) C#
4 141 (28.66%) JavaScript
5 139 (28.25%) .NET
6 126 (25.61%) SQL
7 123 (25.00%) HTML
8 118 (23.98%) MVC
9 114 (23.17%) SQL Server
10 111 (22.56%) Java
11 109 (22.15%) CSS
12 98 (19.92%) ASP.NET
13 95 (19.31%) Scrum
14 93 (18.90%) Web Development
14 93 (18.90%) jQuery
15 91 (18.50%) .NET Framework
15 91 (18.50%) TDD
16 83 (16.87%) Linux
17 76 (15.45%) Software Engineering
17 76 (15.45%) ASP.NET MVC
18 75 (15.24%) Mathematics
19 74 (15.04%) Kanban
20 70 (14.23%) Windows
21 68 (13.82%) WCF
22 67 (13.62%) MS Excel
22 67 (13.62%) AngularJS
22 67 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
23 65 (13.21%) PHP
24 63 (12.80%) Microsoft
25 56 (11.38%) 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 31 (6.30%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (4.67%) Apache
3 20 (4.07%) IIS
4 18 (3.66%) SAS
5 12 (2.44%) Apache Spark
5 12 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.24%) Confluence
7 8 (1.63%) CMS
7 8 (1.63%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.42%) Apache Pig
9 6 (1.22%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.22%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.02%) WordPress
11 4 (0.81%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.81%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.41%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.41%) JBoss
12 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.20%) Drupal
13 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 67 (13.62%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.66%) MS Office
3 14 (2.85%) Stata
4 13 (2.64%) SPSS
5 5 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.81%) Magento
3 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.20%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.20%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (5.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.63%) SaaS
4 4 (0.81%) GitHub
4 4 (0.81%) PaaS
5 3 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.61%) IaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Google Play
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.20%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.89%) Internet
2 17 (3.46%) HTTP
3 14 (2.85%) Intranet
4 9 (1.83%) DNS
5 7 (1.42%) SAN
6 6 (1.22%) BGP
6 6 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (1.22%) EIGRP
6 6 (1.22%) Firewall
6 6 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (1.22%) LAN
6 6 (1.22%) MPLS
6 6 (1.22%) Network Security
6 6 (1.22%) OSPF
6 6 (1.22%) VoIP
6 6 (1.22%) VPLS
6 6 (1.22%) WAN
7 5 (1.02%) LDAP
7 5 (1.02%) NAS
7 5 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.35%) MongoDB
3 40 (8.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 28 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (5.49%) NoSQL
6 26 (5.28%) RDBMS
6 26 (5.28%) Relational Database
7 25 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (4.67%) MySQL
9 19 (3.86%) Big Data
10 18 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (2.64%) Hadoop
14 12 (2.44%) Data Mining
15 11 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (2.03%) SQL Server 2000
17 7 (1.42%) Apache Hive
17 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
18 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (8.33%) JIRA
2 36 (7.32%) NUnit
3 32 (6.50%) TeamCity
4 30 (6.10%) Selenium
5 26 (5.28%) MSTest
6 25 (5.08%) Git (software)
6 25 (5.08%) Moq
7 24 (4.88%) Rhino Mocks
8 15 (3.05%) Visual Studio
9 12 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (2.03%) Subversion
11 8 (1.63%) AccuRev
11 8 (1.63%) Jenkins
12 6 (1.22%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.22%) JIRA Agile
12 6 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.22%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.81%) TestComplete
13 4 (0.81%) Xcode
General
1 41 (8.33%) Games
2 33 (6.71%) Finance
3 32 (6.50%) Marketing
4 20 (4.07%) Electronics
5 17 (3.46%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.44%) Legal
7 11 (2.24%) Retail
8 9 (1.83%) Banking
8 9 (1.83%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.42%) Law
10 6 (1.22%) Aerospace
10 6 (1.22%) Military
11 4 (0.81%) Music Industry
11 4 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.61%) Advertising
12 3 (0.61%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.20%) French Language
13 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 268 (54.47%) Developer
2 92 (18.70%) .NET Developer
3 64 (13.01%) Graduate
4 63 (12.80%) Graduate Developer
4 63 (12.80%) Software Developer
5 60 (12.20%) Junior
6 57 (11.59%) Junior Developer
7 54 (10.98%) JavaScript Developer
8 49 (9.96%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 49 (9.96%) Junior .NET Developer
9 47 (9.55%) SQL Developer
10 39 (7.93%) Java Developer
11 35 (7.11%) C# Developer
12 33 (6.71%) C# .NET Developer
13 32 (6.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 31 (6.30%) Analyst
14 31 (6.30%) Architect
15 27 (5.49%) Java Software Developer
16 25 (5.08%) Software Engineer
17 24 (4.88%) Internet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (28.25%) .NET
2 123 (25.00%) HTML
3 109 (22.15%) CSS
4 98 (19.92%) ASP.NET
5 93 (18.90%) jQuery
6 91 (18.50%) .NET Framework
7 76 (15.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 68 (13.82%) WCF
9 67 (13.62%) AngularJS
10 56 (11.38%) WPF
11 55 (11.18%) HTML5
12 51 (10.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 47 (9.55%) CSS3
14 44 (8.94%) Web Services
15 43 (8.74%) ASP.NET Web API
15 43 (8.74%) RESTful
16 42 (8.54%) Entity Framework
16 42 (8.54%) Spring
17 40 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 38 (7.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.24%) Mathematics
2 67 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (7.11%) Algorithms
4 31 (6.30%) Management Information System
5 27 (5.49%) Statistics
6 25 (5.08%) Visualisation
7 24 (4.88%) Inversion of Control
8 23 (4.67%) Data Structures
9 22 (4.47%) User Experience
10 15 (3.05%) Neural Network
11 11 (2.24%) Mobile App
12 10 (2.03%) Augmented Reality
12 10 (2.03%) Physics
13 9 (1.83%) PKI
14 8 (1.63%) Economics
15 7 (1.42%) 3D Graphics
15 7 (1.42%) iPad
15 7 (1.42%) Kinect
16 6 (1.22%) Fintech
16 6 (1.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 83 (16.87%) Linux
2 70 (14.23%) Windows
3 25 (5.08%) Unix
4 24 (4.88%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.05%) CentOS
6 14 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.64%) Windows Server
8 12 (2.44%) Android
9 11 (2.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.42%) HPUX
12 4 (0.81%) Debian
13 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.41%) AIX
14 2 (0.41%) Solaris
15 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.20%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (23.98%) MVC
3 95 (19.31%) Scrum
4 93 (18.90%) Web Development
5 91 (18.50%) TDD
6 76 (15.45%) Software Engineering
7 74 (15.04%) Kanban
8 52 (10.57%) Web Application Development
9 50 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (10.16%) Dependency Injection
9 50 (10.16%) OO
10 46 (9.35%) ITIL
11 45 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
11 45 (9.15%) Front End Development
12 44 (8.94%) Analytics
13 36 (7.32%) BDD
14 34 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
14 34 (6.91%) Machine Learning
15 33 (6.71%) Multithreading
16 30 (6.10%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 164 (33.33%) C#
2 141 (28.66%) JavaScript
3 126 (25.61%) SQL
4 111 (22.56%) Java
5 65 (13.21%) PHP
6 56 (11.38%) Python
7 51 (10.37%) C
8 49 (9.96%) C++
9 33 (6.71%) VB
10 31 (6.30%) Ruby
11 30 (6.10%) VB.NET
12 26 (5.28%) R
13 25 (5.08%) F#
14 23 (4.67%) Bash Shell
15 20 (4.07%) MATLAB
16 19 (3.86%) PowerShell
17 18 (3.66%) Perl
17 18 (3.66%) T-SQL
18 14 (2.85%) Apple Swift
18 14 (2.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 362 (73.58%) Degree
2 30 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.88%) PhD
4 17 (3.46%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.64%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.44%) CISM
6 12 (2.44%) CISSP
7 8 (1.63%) ISEB
8 7 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.22%) A+ Certification
9 6 (1.22%) CCNA
9 6 (1.22%) CCNP
9 6 (1.22%) ISSAP
9 6 (1.22%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (1.02%) CISA
10 5 (1.02%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.71%) QA
2 16 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.83%) SLA
4 8 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.02%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.20%) GAMP
System Software
1 22 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
2 12 (2.44%) vSphere
3 9 (1.83%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.81%) vCloud
5 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (5.08%) Kibana
2 9 (1.83%) Nagios
3 7 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.42%) Puppet
4 5 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (1.02%) OpenView
4 5 (1.02%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.02%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (0.61%) Ansible
5 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.41%) SCCM
7 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 63 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.54%) Oracle
3 29 (5.89%) Cisco
3 29 (5.89%) VMware
4 27 (5.49%) Google
5 11 (2.24%) Atlassian
6 10 (2.03%) IBM
7 9 (1.83%) Orchard
7 9 (1.83%) SAP
8 7 (1.42%) HP
8 7 (1.42%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.22%) Avaya
9 6 (1.22%) BMC
10 5 (1.02%) CA
10 5 (1.02%) Compuware
11 4 (0.81%) BT
11 4 (0.81%) Dynatrace
11 4 (0.81%) NetApp
11 4 (0.81%) Nimsoft
11 4 (0.81%) Xamarin
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + package & bonus
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