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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 61 95 71
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 237 187 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.18% 2.84% 3.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.40% 7.54% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 195 134 221
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,901 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.82% +3.73%
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
2279 2480 2563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.23% 37.72% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1912 1965 1991
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,936 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,000
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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +30 168 £37,500 - 36
Cheshire +21 45 £25,000 -23.07% 10
Lancashire +9 11 £37,500 +87.50% 9
Merseyside +8 8 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 361 (85.55%) Degree
2 149 (35.31%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (31.75%) Java
4 129 (30.57%) JavaScript
5 118 (27.96%) SQL
6 116 (27.49%) C#
7 110 (26.07%) .NET
8 103 (24.41%) HTML
9 99 (23.46%) CSS
10 94 (22.27%) Software Engineering
11 91 (21.56%) Linux
12 84 (19.91%) Windows
12 84 (19.91%) SQL Server
13 75 (17.77%) Mathematics
13 75 (17.77%) ASP.NET
13 75 (17.77%) Scrum
14 66 (15.64%) MySQL
15 62 (14.69%) TDD
15 62 (14.69%) Oracle
16 61 (14.45%) C++
17 60 (14.22%) OO
18 59 (13.98%) MVC
19 57 (13.51%) Spring
20 54 (12.80%) Web Development
20 54 (12.80%) PHP
21 52 (12.32%) XML
22 51 (12.09%) .NET Framework
22 51 (12.09%) Git (software)
23 49 (11.61%) WCF
24 47 (11.14%) Selenium

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 (5.21%) Node.js
2 13 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (3.08%) nginx
2 13 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.84%) CMS
3 12 (2.84%) Drupal
4 11 (2.61%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.37%) Apache
6 8 (1.90%) GeoServer
7 5 (1.18%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.18%) Confluence
7 5 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.18%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.95%) WordPress
9 3 (0.71%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.71%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.71%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.71%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.08%) MS Office
3 11 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.18%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.37%) Magento
2 5 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.47%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 9 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.90%) IaaS
4 8 (1.90%) PaaS
5 3 (0.71%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.47%) SaaS
7 1 (0.24%) GitHub
7 1 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.16%) Internet
2 16 (3.79%) HTTP
3 9 (2.13%) Intranet
4 8 (1.90%) 802.11
4 8 (1.90%) SSL
4 8 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.90%) Wireless
5 7 (1.66%) Firewall
6 6 (1.42%) LDAP
6 6 (1.42%) SAN
6 6 (1.42%) VPN
7 3 (0.71%) DNS
7 3 (0.71%) NAS
7 3 (0.71%) PuTTY
7 3 (0.71%) WinSCP
8 2 (0.47%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.47%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.47%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (19.91%) SQL Server
2 66 (15.64%) MySQL
3 33 (7.82%) Relational Database
4 18 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.32%) NoSQL
7 12 (2.84%) Big Data
7 12 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.61%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.61%) Redis
8 11 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (2.37%) DB2
9 10 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (1.90%) GIS
12 5 (1.18%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.95%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.95%) SQLite
14 3 (0.71%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 51 (12.09%) Git (software)
2 47 (11.14%) Selenium
3 40 (9.48%) NUnit
4 34 (8.06%) JIRA
4 34 (8.06%) Moq
5 20 (4.74%) Visual Studio
6 18 (4.27%) MSTest
6 18 (4.27%) Rhino Mocks
7 15 (3.55%) Subversion
8 13 (3.08%) Jenkins
9 11 (2.61%) Maven
10 10 (2.37%) TeamCity
11 9 (2.13%) JUnit
12 8 (1.90%) Gradle
12 8 (1.90%) Mercurial
12 8 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
12 8 (1.90%) Xcode
13 7 (1.66%) Appium
13 7 (1.66%) TestNG
13 7 (1.66%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (11.14%) Finance
2 38 (9.00%) Games
3 32 (7.58%) Retail
4 29 (6.87%) Electronics
5 16 (3.79%) Marketing
6 15 (3.55%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.55%) Publishing
7 10 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.13%) Banking
9 7 (1.66%) Back Office
9 7 (1.66%) Local Government
10 6 (1.42%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.95%) Advertising
12 4 (0.95%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.95%) Legal
13 3 (0.71%) Law
14 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 240 (56.87%) Developer
2 78 (18.48%) Java Developer
3 66 (15.64%) .NET Developer
3 66 (15.64%) Graduate
4 61 (14.45%) Software Developer
5 58 (13.74%) Junior
6 55 (13.03%) Graduate Developer
7 45 (10.66%) SQL Developer
8 43 (10.19%) Junior Developer
9 41 (9.72%) Software Engineer
10 40 (9.48%) C# Developer
11 38 (9.00%) Analyst
12 32 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
13 30 (7.11%) Java Software Developer
14 28 (6.64%) JavaScript Developer
14 28 (6.64%) Junior .NET Developer
15 26 (6.16%) Graduate .NET Developer
16 24 (5.69%) ASP.NET Developer
16 24 (5.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 23 (5.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (26.07%) .NET
2 103 (24.41%) HTML
3 99 (23.46%) CSS
4 75 (17.77%) ASP.NET
5 57 (13.51%) Spring
6 52 (12.32%) XML
7 51 (12.09%) .NET Framework
8 49 (11.61%) WCF
9 47 (11.14%) jQuery
10 46 (10.90%) HTML5
11 44 (10.43%) AngularJS
12 43 (10.19%) Web Services
13 37 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (8.53%) CSS3
15 35 (8.29%) WPF
16 28 (6.64%) Java EE
17 26 (6.16%) RESTful
18 25 (5.92%) Oracle ADF
18 25 (5.92%) WinForms
19 24 (5.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.77%) Mathematics
2 38 (9.00%) Physics
3 30 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.50%) Mobile App
5 18 (4.27%) Inversion of Control
6 17 (4.03%) Algorithms
7 16 (3.79%) User Experience
8 13 (3.08%) Economics
9 11 (2.61%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.61%) Replication
10 9 (2.13%) Client/Server
10 9 (2.13%) PMI
10 9 (2.13%) Statistics
11 8 (1.90%) 3D Graphics
11 8 (1.90%) Augmented Reality
11 8 (1.90%) CMDB
11 8 (1.90%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 7 (1.66%) Kinect
12 7 (1.66%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 91 (21.56%) Linux
2 84 (19.91%) Windows
3 26 (6.16%) Unix
4 19 (4.50%) Android
5 18 (4.27%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.84%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.66%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (1.42%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.18%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.47%) AIX
12 2 (0.47%) CentOS
12 2 (0.47%) Debian
12 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.47%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (35.31%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (22.27%) Software Engineering
3 75 (17.77%) Scrum
4 62 (14.69%) TDD
5 60 (14.22%) OO
6 59 (13.98%) MVC
7 54 (12.80%) Web Development
8 47 (11.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 42 (9.95%) E-Commerce
10 41 (9.72%) Unit Testing
11 36 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (8.29%) OOP
13 34 (8.06%) Project Management
14 30 (7.11%) Dependency Injection
14 30 (7.11%) Kanban
15 28 (6.64%) ITIL
16 27 (6.40%) Multithreading
16 27 (6.40%) OOD
16 27 (6.40%) Web Application Development
17 25 (5.92%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 134 (31.75%) Java
2 129 (30.57%) JavaScript
3 118 (27.96%) SQL
4 116 (27.49%) C#
5 61 (14.45%) C++
6 54 (12.80%) PHP
7 47 (11.14%) Ruby
8 35 (8.29%) Python
9 25 (5.92%) C
10 24 (5.69%) VB
11 21 (4.98%) VB.NET
12 17 (4.03%) T-SQL
13 14 (3.32%) Shell Script
14 11 (2.61%) Perl
14 11 (2.61%) PL/SQL
15 10 (2.37%) Go
16 9 (2.13%) Apple Swift
16 9 (2.13%) Objective-C
17 8 (1.90%) F#
17 8 (1.90%) VC++
Qualifications
1 361 (85.55%) Degree
2 17 (4.03%) PhD
2 17 (4.03%) PMI Certification
3 16 (3.79%) ISEB
4 10 (2.37%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.90%) HND
5 8 (1.90%) PMP
6 7 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.42%) CISM
7 6 (1.42%) CISSP
8 5 (1.18%) CCNA
8 5 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.18%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.95%) CEH
9 4 (0.95%) GIAC
9 4 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.95%) SANS
9 4 (0.95%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.71%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.66%) QA
2 9 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.95%) COBIT
5 3 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.71%) SLA
6 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) COSHH
7 1 (0.24%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 18 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.55%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.66%) XenApp
4 4 (0.95%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.71%) Ceph
5 3 (0.71%) HDFS
5 3 (0.71%) vSphere
6 2 (0.47%) Docker
6 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.47%) KVM
6 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.47%) oVirt
6 2 (0.47%) Postfix
6 2 (0.47%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.47%) Xen
7 1 (0.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.24%) Varnish
7 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (1.90%) Kibana
1 8 (1.90%) SCVMM
2 7 (1.66%) SCCM
3 4 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.95%) Puppet
3 4 (0.95%) Wonderware InTouch
4 3 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.47%) AppDNA
5 2 (0.47%) Nagios
6 1 (0.24%) Ansible
6 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.24%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.24%) Piwik
6 1 (0.24%) SCOM
6 1 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (14.69%) Oracle
2 45 (10.66%) Microsoft
3 26 (6.16%) VMware
4 18 (4.27%) Citrix
4 18 (4.27%) HP
5 15 (3.55%) Cisco
6 13 (3.08%) Google
7 11 (2.61%) SAP
8 10 (2.37%) BMC
8 10 (2.37%) CheckPoint
8 10 (2.37%) EMC
8 10 (2.37%) IBM
8 10 (2.37%) NetApp
9 9 (2.13%) Telerik
10 8 (1.90%) BT
10 8 (1.90%) ESRI
10 8 (1.90%) Juniper
11 7 (1.66%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.18%) Adobe
12 5 (1.18%) AppSense
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Pontoon
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £28k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Engage PSG
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Via Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Arrows Group
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000-£90,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago