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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 50 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 281 215 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.16% 3.43% 3.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.71% 9.05% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 238 155 233
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
2210 2375 2494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.58% 37.85% 35.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1888 1897 1933
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 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 29 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 29 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 +31 207 £37,500 -6.25% 44
Cheshire +14 41 £25,000 -31.50% 15
Lancashire +15 18 £40,000 +37.93% 7
Merseyside +6 13 £37,500 +44.23% 2
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 387 (84.31%) Degree
2 169 (36.82%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (31.37%) Java
4 139 (30.28%) JavaScript
5 126 (27.45%) C#
6 119 (25.93%) SQL
7 112 (24.40%) .NET
8 109 (23.75%) HTML
9 107 (23.31%) CSS
10 105 (22.88%) Software Engineering
11 98 (21.35%) Linux
12 91 (19.83%) C++
13 86 (18.74%) SQL Server
14 81 (17.65%) Windows
15 78 (16.99%) Scrum
16 77 (16.78%) ASP.NET
17 75 (16.34%) Mathematics
18 69 (15.03%) TDD
19 68 (14.81%) OO
20 66 (14.38%) MVC
21 60 (13.07%) Web Development
22 59 (12.85%) Oracle
23 58 (12.64%) MySQL
24 57 (12.42%) .NET Framework
25 54 (11.76%) jQuery
26 53 (11.55%) Spring
26 53 (11.55%) PHP
26 53 (11.55%) Git (software)
26 53 (11.55%) HTML5
27 52 (11.33%) 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 25 (5.45%) Node.js
2 17 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (2.61%) nginx
3 12 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.40%) Drupal
4 11 (2.40%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.18%) CMS
6 8 (1.74%) GeoServer
7 6 (1.31%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.09%) Apache
8 5 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.09%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.87%) Confluence
9 4 (0.87%) WordPress
10 3 (0.65%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.65%) ColdFusion
10 3 (0.65%) Joomla!
10 3 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 40 (8.71%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.49%) MS Office
3 14 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.09%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.96%) Magento
2 5 (1.09%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.44%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 8 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.74%) IaaS
4 8 (1.74%) PaaS
5 5 (1.09%) SaaS
6 3 (0.65%) iTunes
7 2 (0.44%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.36%) Internet
2 16 (3.49%) HTTP
3 13 (2.83%) 802.11
3 13 (2.83%) Wireless
4 12 (2.61%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.74%) SSL
6 7 (1.53%) VPN
7 5 (1.09%) Firewall
7 5 (1.09%) SAN
7 5 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.87%) DNS
8 4 (0.87%) LDAP
8 4 (0.87%) WAN
9 3 (0.65%) Intranet
9 3 (0.65%) NAS
10 2 (0.44%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.44%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.44%) OSPF
10 2 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (18.74%) SQL Server
2 58 (12.64%) MySQL
3 35 (7.63%) Relational Database
4 22 (4.79%) NoSQL
5 16 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (3.27%) MongoDB
6 15 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.40%) Big Data
7 11 (2.40%) Redis
7 11 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.18%) DB2
8 10 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.74%) GIS
9 8 (1.74%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.53%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.65%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.65%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 53 (11.55%) Git (software)
2 40 (8.71%) Selenium
3 37 (8.06%) NUnit
4 32 (6.97%) Moq
5 30 (6.54%) JIRA
6 17 (3.70%) MSTest
6 17 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
7 14 (3.05%) Subversion
7 14 (3.05%) Visual Studio
8 13 (2.83%) TeamCity
9 12 (2.61%) JUnit
9 12 (2.61%) Xcode
10 10 (2.18%) Maven
11 9 (1.96%) Jenkins
12 8 (1.74%) Appium
12 8 (1.74%) JMeter
12 8 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
13 7 (1.53%) Gradle
13 7 (1.53%) Mercurial
13 7 (1.53%) TestNG
General
1 46 (10.02%) Games
2 42 (9.15%) Electronics
3 41 (8.93%) Retail
4 38 (8.28%) Finance
5 19 (4.14%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.49%) Marketing
7 15 (3.27%) Publishing
8 14 (3.05%) Telecoms
9 12 (2.61%) Aerospace
10 8 (1.74%) Banking
11 7 (1.53%) Local Government
12 6 (1.31%) Back Office
13 5 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.87%) Advertising
15 3 (0.65%) Law
16 2 (0.44%) Arabic Language
16 2 (0.44%) French Language
16 2 (0.44%) German Language
16 2 (0.44%) Hindi Language
16 2 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 264 (57.52%) Developer
2 80 (17.43%) Java Developer
3 74 (16.12%) Graduate
4 69 (15.03%) Software Developer
5 68 (14.81%) .NET Developer
6 62 (13.51%) Graduate Developer
7 56 (12.20%) Junior
8 47 (10.24%) Junior Developer
9 45 (9.80%) SQL Developer
10 39 (8.50%) C# Developer
11 37 (8.06%) Software Engineer
12 30 (6.54%) Analyst
12 30 (6.54%) C# .NET Developer
12 30 (6.54%) Java Software Developer
12 30 (6.54%) JavaScript Developer
12 30 (6.54%) Junior .NET Developer
13 28 (6.10%) Graduate .NET Developer
14 25 (5.45%) Web Developer
15 23 (5.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 23 (5.01%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (24.40%) .NET
2 109 (23.75%) HTML
3 107 (23.31%) CSS
4 77 (16.78%) ASP.NET
5 57 (12.42%) .NET Framework
6 54 (11.76%) jQuery
7 53 (11.55%) HTML5
7 53 (11.55%) Spring
8 52 (11.33%) WCF
9 50 (10.89%) XML
10 46 (10.02%) AngularJS
11 44 (9.59%) Web Services
12 42 (9.15%) CSS3
13 40 (8.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 38 (8.28%) WPF
15 30 (6.54%) Entity Framework
15 30 (6.54%) RESTful
16 28 (6.10%) Java EE
17 26 (5.66%) WinForms
18 25 (5.45%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 75 (16.34%) Mathematics
2 35 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.63%) Physics
3 25 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 24 (5.23%) Algorithms
5 18 (3.92%) Augmented Reality
6 17 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
7 15 (3.27%) User Experience
8 12 (2.61%) Kinect
9 11 (2.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 10 (2.18%) Data Centre
10 10 (2.18%) Replication
11 9 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
11 9 (1.96%) PMI
12 8 (1.74%) CMDB
12 8 (1.74%) Economics
13 7 (1.53%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.53%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.53%) Life Science
13 7 (1.53%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 98 (21.35%) Linux
2 81 (17.65%) Windows
3 29 (6.32%) Unix
4 22 (4.79%) Apple iOS
5 19 (4.14%) Android
6 11 (2.40%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (1.96%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.74%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.74%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.09%) Windows 2000
9 5 (1.09%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.44%) AIX
12 2 (0.44%) CentOS
12 2 (0.44%) Debian
12 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.22%) Solaris
13 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (36.82%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (22.88%) Software Engineering
3 78 (16.99%) Scrum
4 69 (15.03%) TDD
5 68 (14.81%) OO
6 66 (14.38%) MVC
7 60 (13.07%) Web Development
8 49 (10.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 45 (9.80%) Unit Testing
10 42 (9.15%) E-Commerce
11 36 (7.84%) Multithreading
12 35 (7.63%) Kanban
13 33 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (6.97%) OOP
14 32 (6.97%) Project Management
15 31 (6.75%) Dependency Injection
16 28 (6.10%) OOD
16 28 (6.10%) Web Application Development
17 27 (5.88%) Machine Learning
17 27 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 144 (31.37%) Java
2 139 (30.28%) JavaScript
3 126 (27.45%) C#
4 119 (25.93%) SQL
5 91 (19.83%) C++
6 53 (11.55%) PHP
7 46 (10.02%) Ruby
8 41 (8.93%) Python
9 37 (8.06%) C
10 26 (5.66%) VB
11 23 (5.01%) VB.NET
12 19 (4.14%) T-SQL
13 14 (3.05%) Perl
13 14 (3.05%) Shell Script
14 13 (2.83%) Apple Swift
14 13 (2.83%) Objective-C
14 13 (2.83%) PL/SQL
15 11 (2.40%) F#
16 10 (2.18%) Go
17 8 (1.74%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 387 (84.31%) Degree
2 27 (5.88%) PhD
3 17 (3.70%) ISEB
3 17 (3.70%) PMI Certification
4 14 (3.05%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.74%) PMP
7 5 (1.09%) HND
7 5 (1.09%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.87%) CCNA
8 4 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.65%) MCDST
9 3 (0.65%) MCP
9 3 (0.65%) MCSE
9 3 (0.65%) MOS
10 2 (0.44%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.15%) QA
2 8 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.09%) SLA
4 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (4.14%) Active Directory
1 19 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.74%) XenApp
3 7 (1.53%) Docker
4 5 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.65%) Ceph
5 3 (0.65%) HDFS
5 3 (0.65%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.44%) KVM
6 2 (0.44%) oVirt
6 2 (0.44%) Postfix
6 2 (0.44%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.44%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.44%) vSphere
6 2 (0.44%) Xen
7 1 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (2.40%) Kibana
2 9 (1.96%) SCCM
3 8 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.74%) Puppet
3 8 (1.74%) SCVMM
4 5 (1.09%) AppDNA
5 3 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.65%) Wonderware InTouch
6 2 (0.44%) Nagios
7 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.22%) Piwik
7 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (12.85%) Oracle
2 48 (10.46%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.66%) VMware
4 16 (3.49%) Citrix
5 15 (3.27%) HP
6 13 (2.83%) BMC
6 13 (2.83%) BT
6 13 (2.83%) Cisco
6 13 (2.83%) Google
7 11 (2.40%) SAP
8 10 (2.18%) CheckPoint
8 10 (2.18%) IBM
8 10 (2.18%) NetApp
9 9 (1.96%) EMC
10 8 (1.74%) AppSense
10 8 (1.74%) ESRI
10 8 (1.74%) Juniper
11 7 (1.53%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.31%) Telerik
13 5 (1.09%) Adobe
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Send
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Manchester, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Send
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £15000.00 - £25000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + lots of extra benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + training and benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + company benefits
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Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
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