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

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / North West
Rank 53 81 91
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 284 176 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.79% 3.12% 2.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.88% 8.43% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 201 145 167
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,100 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,846 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.97% -2.88%

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
2391 2087 2411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.32% 37.00% 34.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1929 1684 1994
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +27 233 £38,000 -12.64% 28
Cheshire +6 20 £35,000 +23.89% 15
Merseyside -6 15 £42,500 +6.25%
Lancashire -1 10 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Cumbria +9 2 £67,500 +92.85%
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 429 (79.15%) Degree
2 241 (44.46%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (32.66%) C#
4 159 (29.34%) JavaScript
5 156 (28.78%) .NET
6 146 (26.94%) SQL
7 124 (22.88%) HTML
8 118 (21.77%) MVC
9 114 (21.03%) Java
9 114 (21.03%) SQL Server
10 112 (20.66%) CSS
11 109 (20.11%) jQuery
12 106 (19.56%) Web Development
12 106 (19.56%) Software Engineering
13 104 (19.19%) PHP
14 102 (18.82%) ASP.NET
15 94 (17.34%) Mathematics
16 93 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
17 87 (16.05%) Linux
18 85 (15.68%) ASP.NET MVC
19 79 (14.58%) Scrum
20 78 (14.39%) TDD
21 75 (13.84%) Microsoft
22 74 (13.65%) C
23 72 (13.28%) AngularJS
24 68 (12.55%) Kanban
25 67 (12.36%) OO
26 65 (11.99%) .NET Framework
27 64 (11.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 63 (11.62%) 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 38 (7.01%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (3.87%) SAS
3 20 (3.69%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.51%) Apache
5 17 (3.14%) Apache Spark
5 17 (3.14%) IIS
6 13 (2.40%) Apache Pig
6 13 (2.40%) Confluence
7 8 (1.48%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.29%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.55%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.37%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.37%) JBoss
11 2 (0.37%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.37%) WordPress
12 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 59 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.80%) MS Office
3 15 (2.77%) Stata
4 12 (2.21%) SPSS
5 8 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.11%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) PlanetPress Connect
1 5 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.74%) Magento
3 2 (0.37%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.29%) IaaS
4 7 (1.29%) PaaS
4 7 (1.29%) SaaS
5 4 (0.74%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.55%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.37%) GitHub
7 2 (0.37%) Google Play
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.46%) Internet
2 14 (2.58%) HTTP
3 12 (2.21%) Firewall
4 10 (1.85%) Intranet
4 10 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.66%) DNS
5 9 (1.66%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (1.48%) LAN
6 8 (1.48%) Skype
7 7 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (1.29%) WAN
8 6 (1.11%) BGP
8 6 (1.11%) EIGRP
8 6 (1.11%) MPLS
8 6 (1.11%) Network Security
8 6 (1.11%) OSPF
8 6 (1.11%) VoIP
8 6 (1.11%) VPLS
9 5 (0.92%) SNMP
10 4 (0.74%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (21.03%) SQL Server
2 55 (10.15%) MySQL
3 50 (9.23%) MongoDB
4 41 (7.56%) Relational Database
5 39 (7.20%) RDBMS
6 35 (6.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 34 (6.27%) NoSQL
8 23 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (3.87%) Big Data
10 19 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (3.32%) Hadoop
12 15 (2.77%) Data Mining
12 15 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (2.40%) Apache Hive
14 11 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
17 5 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
17 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 4 (0.74%) DB2
Development Applications
1 48 (8.86%) JIRA
2 36 (6.64%) Git (software)
3 34 (6.27%) Selenium
3 34 (6.27%) TeamCity
4 23 (4.24%) NUnit
5 19 (3.51%) Visual Studio
6 17 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (2.58%) MSTest
8 13 (2.40%) Moq
9 12 (2.21%) Rhino Mocks
10 9 (1.66%) Gradle
10 9 (1.66%) Jenkins
10 9 (1.66%) Subversion
11 8 (1.48%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.29%) AccuRev
12 7 (1.29%) JIRA Agile
13 6 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.11%) NuGet
14 5 (0.92%) TestComplete
14 5 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 48 (8.86%) Games
2 43 (7.93%) Finance
3 26 (4.80%) Legal
4 25 (4.61%) Marketing
5 24 (4.43%) Manufacturing
6 23 (4.24%) Banking
7 20 (3.69%) Law
8 16 (2.95%) Telecoms
9 14 (2.58%) Military
10 11 (2.03%) Retail
11 7 (1.29%) Multimedia
11 7 (1.29%) Publishing
12 6 (1.11%) Electronics
13 4 (0.74%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.55%) French Language
14 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.37%) Advertising
16 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 267 (49.26%) Developer
2 74 (13.65%) .NET Developer
3 57 (10.52%) Junior
4 54 (9.96%) Software Developer
5 53 (9.78%) JavaScript Developer
6 51 (9.41%) Graduate
7 49 (9.04%) Graduate Developer
8 44 (8.12%) Junior Developer
9 43 (7.93%) Analyst
9 43 (7.93%) SQL Developer
10 41 (7.56%) Architect
11 40 (7.38%) Java Developer
12 39 (7.20%) Junior .NET Developer
12 39 (7.20%) Web Developer
13 38 (7.01%) Graduate .NET Developer
14 36 (6.64%) PHP Developer
14 36 (6.64%) Senior Developer
15 32 (5.90%) C# Developer
16 31 (5.72%) C# .NET Developer
17 30 (5.54%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (28.78%) .NET
2 124 (22.88%) HTML
3 112 (20.66%) CSS
4 109 (20.11%) jQuery
5 102 (18.82%) ASP.NET
6 85 (15.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 72 (13.28%) AngularJS
8 65 (11.99%) .NET Framework
9 64 (11.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 57 (10.52%) WCF
11 53 (9.78%) Web Services
12 45 (8.30%) Spring
13 42 (7.75%) ASP.NET Web API
13 42 (7.75%) WPF
14 41 (7.56%) HTML5
15 40 (7.38%) Java EE
15 40 (7.38%) RESTful
16 33 (6.09%) CSS3
17 31 (5.72%) Entity Framework
18 30 (5.54%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 93 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (7.75%) Algorithms
3 37 (6.83%) Management Information System
4 36 (6.64%) Data Structures
5 34 (6.27%) User Experience
6 21 (3.87%) iPad
7 14 (2.58%) PKI
8 11 (2.03%) Animation
9 10 (1.85%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.48%) Device Driver
10 8 (1.48%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.29%) mHealth
12 6 (1.11%) Fintech
13 5 (0.92%) Clustering
14 4 (0.74%) e-Health
15 3 (0.55%) Replication
15 3 (0.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 87 (16.05%) Linux
2 63 (11.62%) Windows
3 36 (6.64%) Apple iOS
4 27 (4.98%) Android
5 25 (4.61%) Unix
6 16 (2.95%) Windows Server
7 11 (2.03%) Windows XP
8 9 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.48%) CentOS
9 8 (1.48%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.29%) HPUX
10 7 (1.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.74%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.37%) AIX
13 2 (0.37%) Solaris
14 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (44.46%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (21.77%) MVC
3 106 (19.56%) Software Engineering
3 106 (19.56%) Web Development
4 94 (17.34%) Mathematics
5 79 (14.58%) Scrum
6 78 (14.39%) TDD
7 68 (12.55%) Kanban
8 67 (12.36%) OO
9 61 (11.25%) Validation
10 51 (9.41%) Analytics
10 51 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (8.86%) Web Application Development
12 43 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 43 (7.93%) Information Security
12 43 (7.93%) Presales
13 41 (7.56%) ITIL
14 40 (7.38%) Risk Management
15 39 (7.20%) Dependency Injection
16 38 (7.01%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 177 (32.66%) C#
2 159 (29.34%) JavaScript
3 146 (26.94%) SQL
4 114 (21.03%) Java
5 104 (19.19%) PHP
6 74 (13.65%) C
7 61 (11.25%) Python
8 43 (7.93%) C++
9 30 (5.54%) Ruby
10 26 (4.80%) F#
11 25 (4.61%) R
12 22 (4.06%) VB
13 20 (3.69%) PowerShell
13 20 (3.69%) T-SQL
14 18 (3.32%) Embedded C
14 18 (3.32%) VB.NET
15 17 (3.14%) Perl
16 16 (2.95%) MATLAB
16 16 (2.95%) Objective-C
17 15 (2.77%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 429 (79.15%) Degree
2 39 (7.20%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.24%) DV Cleared
4 18 (3.32%) CISSP
5 17 (3.14%) CISM
5 17 (3.14%) ISEB
6 16 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (2.95%) HND
6 16 (2.95%) PhD
6 16 (2.95%) SC Cleared
7 15 (2.77%) HNC
8 9 (1.66%) CCNP
8 9 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (1.48%) Postgraduate
10 7 (1.29%) CCNA
10 7 (1.29%) CISA
10 7 (1.29%) ISSAP
10 7 (1.29%) MCSA
11 6 (1.11%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.04%) QA
2 16 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.77%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.21%) SLA
5 9 (1.66%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (1.11%) ISO22301
7 4 (0.74%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.37%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.37%) RMADS
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (2.77%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.21%) vSphere
4 9 (1.66%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.66%) VMware Workstation
5 7 (1.29%) Firmware
6 4 (0.74%) vCloud
7 1 (0.18%) Docker
7 1 (0.18%) zsh
Systems Management
1 26 (4.80%) Kibana
2 8 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.11%) Nagios
3 6 (1.11%) Puppet
4 5 (0.92%) Ansible
4 5 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (0.92%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (0.92%) OpenView
4 5 (0.92%) Salt
4 5 (0.92%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.92%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.55%) SCCM
6 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.18%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 75 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 50 (9.23%) Oracle
3 40 (7.38%) Google
4 30 (5.54%) VMware
5 27 (4.98%) Cisco
6 17 (3.14%) Demandware
7 12 (2.21%) Atlassian
8 10 (1.85%) HP
9 9 (1.66%) Orchard
10 8 (1.48%) IBM
11 7 (1.29%) Avaya
11 7 (1.29%) SAP
11 7 (1.29%) Zend
12 6 (1.11%) BMC
13 5 (0.92%) Compuware
13 5 (0.92%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.74%) CA
14 4 (0.74%) Dynatrace
14 4 (0.74%) Nimsoft
14 4 (0.74%) Sun
Runcorn, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Health, Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits and career progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extremely good benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 40k per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 40k per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 15 days ago