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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 66 86 96
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 237 210 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.87% 3.14% 2.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.81% 8.65% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 211 170 177
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 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
2415 2429 2618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.48% 36.33% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2040 1938 2001
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +21 171 £40,000 +6.66% 18
Cheshire +15 40 £25,000 -47.36% 5
Merseyside -2 17 £40,000 +81.81% 3
Lancashire -2 7 £29,250 -26.87% 4
Cumbria - 1 £27,500 -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 395 (77.76%) Degree
2 215 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (31.50%) JavaScript
4 146 (28.74%) C#
5 145 (28.54%) Java
6 130 (25.59%) .NET
7 121 (23.82%) HTML
8 115 (22.64%) CSS
9 114 (22.44%) MVC
10 111 (21.85%) C++
11 109 (21.46%) SQL
12 108 (21.26%) Software Engineering
13 104 (20.47%) TDD
13 104 (20.47%) SQL Server
14 100 (19.69%) Linux
15 96 (18.90%) Scrum
16 89 (17.52%) ASP.NET
17 85 (16.73%) Web Development
18 79 (15.55%) .NET Framework
19 75 (14.76%) Windows
20 74 (14.57%) jQuery
21 73 (14.37%) HTML5
21 73 (14.37%) AngularJS
22 68 (13.39%) Mathematics
23 67 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC
24 64 (12.60%) Microsoft
25 61 (12.01%) Kanban
25 61 (12.01%) PHP
25 61 (12.01%) CSS3
26 60 (11.81%) WCF

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 30 (5.91%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.36%) CMS
3 11 (2.17%) Drupal
3 11 (2.17%) nginx
4 10 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.38%) Apache
6 7 (1.38%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.38%) GeoServer
6 7 (1.38%) SAS
6 7 (1.38%) WordPress
7 6 (1.18%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.79%) IIS
8 4 (0.79%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.59%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.59%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.59%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.95%) MS Office
3 10 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.38%) SPSS
5 3 (0.59%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (1.97%) Magento
2 5 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
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 50 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (6.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 9 (1.77%) PaaS
5 8 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.57%) IaaS
5 8 (1.57%) SaaS
6 4 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.59%) Office 365
8 2 (0.39%) GitHub
8 2 (0.39%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.20%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.51%) Internet
2 17 (3.35%) 802.11
2 17 (3.35%) Wireless
3 16 (3.15%) HTTP
4 12 (2.36%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (1.77%) SSL
7 8 (1.57%) Intranet
7 8 (1.57%) LDAP
7 8 (1.57%) SAN
7 8 (1.57%) VPN
8 6 (1.18%) NAS
9 5 (0.98%) OpenVPN
10 4 (0.79%) DNS
11 3 (0.59%) Firewall
11 3 (0.59%) WAN
12 2 (0.39%) BGP
12 2 (0.39%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.39%) OSPF
12 2 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 57 (11.22%) MySQL
3 30 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (5.91%) SQL Server 2014
4 29 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 28 (5.51%) NoSQL
5 28 (5.51%) Relational Database
6 24 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (2.17%) Big Data
9 11 (2.17%) DB2
10 10 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.97%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.97%) Redis
10 10 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (1.57%) GIS
13 6 (1.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 49 (9.65%) Git (software)
2 34 (6.69%) Selenium
3 31 (6.10%) NUnit
4 28 (5.51%) TeamCity
5 26 (5.12%) Moq
6 25 (4.92%) MSTest
6 25 (4.92%) Rhino Mocks
7 22 (4.33%) JIRA
8 15 (2.95%) Xcode
9 9 (1.77%) Cucumber
9 9 (1.77%) JUnit
9 9 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (1.77%) Subversion
10 8 (1.57%) AccuRev
10 8 (1.57%) JMeter
11 7 (1.38%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.18%) Appium
12 6 (1.18%) Maven
13 5 (0.98%) Gradle
13 5 (0.98%) Jenkins
General
1 55 (10.83%) Electronics
2 54 (10.63%) Games
3 40 (7.87%) Retail
4 28 (5.51%) Finance
5 22 (4.33%) Marketing
6 19 (3.74%) Telecoms
7 17 (3.35%) Aerospace
8 16 (3.15%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.57%) Banking
9 8 (1.57%) Publishing
10 7 (1.38%) Local Government
11 5 (0.98%) Back Office
12 4 (0.79%) Advertising
13 2 (0.39%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.39%) French Language
13 2 (0.39%) German Language
13 2 (0.39%) Hindi Language
13 2 (0.39%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 273 (53.74%) Developer
2 91 (17.91%) Graduate
3 81 (15.94%) Junior
4 79 (15.55%) Graduate Developer
5 78 (15.35%) .NET Developer
6 71 (13.98%) Junior Developer
7 67 (13.19%) Software Developer
8 64 (12.60%) Java Developer
9 50 (9.84%) Junior .NET Developer
10 49 (9.65%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 37 (7.28%) Software Engineer
12 36 (7.09%) SQL Developer
13 35 (6.89%) JavaScript Developer
14 29 (5.71%) Web Developer
15 28 (5.51%) Java Software Developer
16 26 (5.12%) Senior Developer
17 25 (4.92%) Analyst
17 25 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 25 (4.92%) Internet Developer
18 23 (4.53%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (25.59%) .NET
2 121 (23.82%) HTML
3 115 (22.64%) CSS
4 89 (17.52%) ASP.NET
5 79 (15.55%) .NET Framework
6 74 (14.57%) jQuery
7 73 (14.37%) AngularJS
7 73 (14.37%) HTML5
8 67 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 61 (12.01%) CSS3
10 60 (11.81%) WCF
10 60 (11.81%) WPF
11 53 (10.43%) RESTful
12 44 (8.66%) XML
13 43 (8.46%) Entity Framework
13 43 (8.46%) Spring
14 42 (8.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 37 (7.28%) ASP.NET Web API
16 36 (7.09%) Node.js
16 36 (7.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 68 (13.39%) Mathematics
2 46 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.10%) Mobile App
4 29 (5.71%) Algorithms
5 28 (5.51%) Augmented Reality
6 25 (4.92%) Inversion of Control
7 20 (3.94%) Physics
7 20 (3.94%) User Experience
8 19 (3.74%) Kinect
9 13 (2.56%) Economics
10 11 (2.17%) Data Centre
10 11 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 10 (1.97%) 3D Graphics
11 10 (1.97%) Statistics
12 9 (1.77%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.77%) Replication
13 8 (1.57%) CMDB
13 8 (1.57%) Life Science
14 7 (1.38%) Psychology
15 6 (1.18%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 100 (19.69%) Linux
2 75 (14.76%) Windows
3 30 (5.91%) Unix
4 25 (4.92%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.36%) Android
6 11 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (1.77%) CentOS
8 8 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.98%) Debian
9 5 (0.98%) Windows 2000
9 5 (0.98%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.98%) Windows NT
9 5 (0.98%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.79%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.20%) AIX
12 1 (0.20%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.20%) OS/400
12 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (22.44%) MVC
3 108 (21.26%) Software Engineering
4 104 (20.47%) TDD
5 96 (18.90%) Scrum
6 85 (16.73%) Web Development
7 61 (12.01%) Kanban
8 53 (10.43%) OO
9 51 (10.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 49 (9.65%) Dependency Injection
10 49 (9.65%) Web Application Development
11 44 (8.66%) Unit Testing
12 43 (8.46%) E-Commerce
13 40 (7.87%) Multithreading
14 38 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
15 36 (7.09%) BDD
16 33 (6.50%) ITIL
17 30 (5.91%) Front End Development
17 30 (5.91%) Project Management
18 28 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 160 (31.50%) JavaScript
2 146 (28.74%) C#
3 145 (28.54%) Java
4 111 (21.85%) C++
5 109 (21.46%) SQL
6 61 (12.01%) PHP
7 52 (10.24%) Python
8 51 (10.04%) Ruby
9 44 (8.66%) C
10 33 (6.50%) VB
10 33 (6.50%) VB.NET
11 24 (4.72%) F#
12 23 (4.53%) T-SQL
13 20 (3.94%) Apple Swift
13 20 (3.94%) Objective-C
14 19 (3.74%) MATLAB
15 18 (3.54%) Perl
16 16 (3.15%) Bash Shell
17 10 (1.97%) Embedded C
17 10 (1.97%) Go
Qualifications
1 395 (77.76%) Degree
2 36 (7.09%) PhD
3 14 (2.76%) ISEB
4 12 (2.36%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.77%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.57%) PMP
7 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.59%) HND
9 2 (0.39%) CCNA
9 2 (0.39%) CCNP
9 2 (0.39%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.39%) MBA
9 2 (0.39%) MCSE
9 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.10%) QA
2 8 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.59%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) GAMP
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.15%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.98%) Docker
4 5 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (0.98%) XenApp
5 3 (0.59%) Ceph
5 3 (0.59%) Xen
6 2 (0.39%) KVM
6 2 (0.39%) oVirt
6 2 (0.39%) Postfix
6 2 (0.39%) vSphere
7 1 (0.20%) HDFS
7 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.20%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (4.72%) Kibana
2 14 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (2.76%) Puppet
3 8 (1.57%) SCVMM
4 7 (1.38%) SCCM
5 5 (0.98%) AppDNA
5 5 (0.98%) Nagios
6 2 (0.39%) Ansible
6 2 (0.39%) WSUS
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 64 (12.60%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.25%) Oracle
3 30 (5.91%) VMware
4 26 (5.12%) Google
5 20 (3.94%) Cisco
6 17 (3.35%) BT
7 14 (2.76%) Citrix
8 13 (2.56%) BMC
8 13 (2.56%) NetApp
9 12 (2.36%) SAP
10 11 (2.17%) HP
10 11 (2.17%) IBM
11 10 (1.97%) CheckPoint
11 10 (1.97%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.57%) EMC
12 8 (1.57%) Juniper
13 7 (1.38%) ESRI
14 5 (0.98%) AppSense
15 4 (0.79%) Facebook
16 3 (0.59%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Pension , Medical , Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
WARRINGTON COLLEGIATE
Salary: Up to £34,231 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum Dependant on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester City Centre
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 30000-40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
TRG
Salary: 30000-50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 23 days ago
Macclesfield
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £20,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £31,100 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Liverpool
QVC
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Car Allowance & Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago