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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 87 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 225 219 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.99% 3.23% 3.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.34% 10.01% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 193 192 206
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2409 2187 2298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.01% 32.22% 32.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1960 1784 1962
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 120 £35,000 +14.75% 19
Cheshire -4 69 £41,250 +19.56% 7
Merseyside +18 18 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Lancashire +8 12 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 365 (79.35%) Degree
2 182 (39.57%) .NET
3 179 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
4 175 (38.04%) C#
5 151 (32.83%) HTML
6 147 (31.96%) SQL
7 145 (31.52%) Java
8 134 (29.13%) SQL Server
9 120 (26.09%) Windows
10 115 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 112 (24.35%) CSS
12 107 (23.26%) MVC
13 103 (22.39%) Software Engineering
14 100 (21.74%) OO
15 95 (20.65%) Linux
16 93 (20.22%) ASP.NET
17 76 (16.52%) VB.NET
18 75 (16.30%) XML
18 75 (16.30%) TDD
18 75 (16.30%) Mathematics
19 74 (16.09%) .NET Framework
20 72 (15.65%) Microsoft
20 72 (15.65%) Finance
21 71 (15.43%) HTML5
22 70 (15.22%) WCF
23 67 (14.57%) Scrum
24 62 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
25 61 (13.26%) WPF
26 55 (11.96%) Oracle
27 52 (11.30%) Web Services

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (6.52%) Tomcat
2 20 (4.35%) Apache
3 17 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 14 (3.04%) WebLogic
4 14 (3.04%) IIS
5 13 (2.83%) MS Exchange
5 13 (2.83%) SAS
6 12 (2.61%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.39%) WordPress
8 5 (1.09%) Oracle Spatial
8 5 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (1.09%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (0.65%) GroupWise
9 3 (0.65%) Zimbra
9 3 (0.65%) Lync
9 3 (0.65%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.43%) JBoss
10 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 34 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.04%) MS Office
3 6 (1.30%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.87%) SPSS
5 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (3.70%) Magento
2 13 (2.83%) SAP FI
2 13 (2.83%) SAP FI/CO
2 13 (2.83%) SAP CO
3 12 (2.61%) SAP BPC
4 5 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.22%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.09%) GitHub
2 4 (0.87%) Google Apps
2 4 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.61%) Internet
2 22 (4.78%) HTTP
3 13 (2.83%) SAN
4 12 (2.61%) NAS
5 7 (1.52%) Network Security
6 6 (1.30%) Firewall
7 5 (1.09%) WAN
7 5 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.65%) VPN
8 3 (0.65%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.43%) LAN
9 2 (0.43%) PBX
10 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.22%) Wireless
10 1 (0.22%) SONET
10 1 (0.22%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (29.13%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.26%) MySQL
3 37 (8.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (8.04%) Relational Database
4 30 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (4.13%) Big Data
7 18 (3.91%) Hazelcast
7 18 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (3.70%) Hadoop
9 13 (2.83%) SAP BW
9 13 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (2.61%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (2.39%) QlikView
11 11 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.96%) OLTP
13 7 (1.52%) DB2
14 5 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (11.30%) NUnit
2 51 (11.09%) Moq
3 25 (5.43%) Rhino Mocks
3 25 (5.43%) MSTest
4 23 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 23 (5.00%) Maven
5 21 (4.57%) Visual Studio
6 19 (4.13%) Eclipse
7 15 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (3.04%) Selenium
9 8 (1.74%) Subversion
10 7 (1.52%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (1.09%) JUnit
12 5 (1.09%) PHPUnit
12 5 (1.09%) Behat
12 5 (1.09%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.87%) WatiN
13 4 (0.87%) JIRA
13 4 (0.87%) Xcode
General
1 72 (15.65%) Finance
2 24 (5.22%) Games
3 20 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.61%) German Language
5 10 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.74%) Spanish Language
6 8 (1.74%) French Language
7 7 (1.52%) Retail
8 6 (1.30%) Marketing
8 6 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.30%) Legal
9 4 (0.87%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.65%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.43%) Local Government
11 2 (0.43%) Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 252 (54.78%) Developer
2 82 (17.83%) .NET Developer
3 55 (11.96%) Graduate
4 48 (10.43%) Java Developer
5 47 (10.22%) Graduate Developer
6 46 (10.00%) Junior
7 44 (9.57%) C# Developer
8 38 (8.26%) Junior Developer
8 38 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 37 (8.04%) Analyst
9 37 (8.04%) Software Developer
10 29 (6.30%) Senior Developer
11 28 (6.09%) Software Engineer
12 27 (5.87%) PHP Developer
12 27 (5.87%) C# Software Developer
13 26 (5.65%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 26 (5.65%) Junior .NET Developer
14 25 (5.43%) .NET Software Developer
15 24 (5.22%) Business Analyst
15 24 (5.22%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (39.57%) .NET
2 151 (32.83%) HTML
3 112 (24.35%) CSS
4 93 (20.22%) ASP.NET
5 75 (16.30%) XML
6 74 (16.09%) .NET Framework
7 71 (15.43%) HTML5
8 70 (15.22%) WCF
9 61 (13.26%) WPF
10 52 (11.30%) Web Services
11 46 (10.00%) WinForms
12 45 (9.78%) Spring
13 39 (8.48%) LINQ
14 37 (8.04%) XSLT
15 36 (7.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 33 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC
17 29 (6.30%) Ninject
18 28 (6.09%) CSS3
18 28 (6.09%) jQuery
18 28 (6.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (16.30%) Mathematics
2 38 (8.26%) Physics
3 37 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (7.61%) Management Information System
5 31 (6.74%) User Experience
6 25 (5.43%) Algorithms
6 25 (5.43%) Inversion of Control
7 19 (4.13%) Mobile App
8 16 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (3.48%) Open Source
8 16 (3.48%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.61%) Statistics
10 11 (2.39%) Social Media
10 11 (2.39%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.96%) Online Games
11 9 (1.96%) Symmetrix DMX
11 9 (1.96%) Replication
11 9 (1.96%) CLARiiON
11 9 (1.96%) EMC Centera
12 8 (1.74%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 120 (26.09%) Windows
2 95 (20.65%) Linux
3 42 (9.13%) UNIX
4 38 (8.26%) Android
5 22 (4.78%) Apple iOS
6 20 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (23.26%) MVC
3 103 (22.39%) Software Engineering
4 100 (21.74%) OO
5 75 (16.30%) TDD
6 67 (14.57%) Scrum
7 62 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (10.87%) OOP
9 39 (8.48%) Unit Testing
10 38 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (8.26%) Project Management
11 35 (7.61%) ITIL
11 35 (7.61%) MVVM
12 31 (6.74%) Data Modelling
12 31 (6.74%) OOD
13 29 (6.30%) Dependency Injection
13 29 (6.30%) Kanban
13 29 (6.30%) Analytics
14 26 (5.65%) Web Application Development
14 26 (5.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 175 (38.04%) C#
2 147 (31.96%) SQL
3 145 (31.52%) Java
4 115 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 76 (16.52%) VB.NET
6 41 (8.91%) PHP
7 38 (8.26%) VB
8 25 (5.43%) T-SQL
8 25 (5.43%) C++
9 18 (3.91%) XPath
10 17 (3.70%) PHP5
11 15 (3.26%) Objective-C
12 12 (2.61%) Python
13 11 (2.39%) Ruby
14 10 (2.17%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.96%) C
16 7 (1.52%) XQuery
16 7 (1.52%) Perl
17 5 (1.09%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 365 (79.35%) Degree
2 11 (2.39%) CISSP
3 8 (1.74%) ISEB
3 8 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.30%) ISSAP
4 6 (1.30%) ISSMP
4 6 (1.30%) CISM
4 6 (1.30%) MBA
4 6 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.09%) EnCE
5 5 (1.09%) CEH
6 4 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (0.87%) HND
6 4 (0.87%) MCSE
7 3 (0.65%) CCNA
7 3 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.65%) MCITP
7 3 (0.65%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (10.00%) QA
2 23 (5.00%) SLA
3 6 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.30%) COBIT
3 6 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (2.17%) Firmware
2 8 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.09%) XenApp
3 5 (1.09%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.65%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.65%) vSphere
5 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.22%) VMFS
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (1.09%) TIBCO Hawk
1 5 (1.09%) Puppet
2 2 (0.43%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 72 (15.65%) Microsoft
2 55 (11.96%) Oracle
3 21 (4.57%) SAP
4 20 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 13 (2.83%) Cisco
6 12 (2.61%) Business Objects
6 12 (2.61%) Hyperion
7 10 (2.17%) NetApp
7 10 (2.17%) EMC
7 10 (2.17%) Cognos
7 10 (2.17%) VMware
8 9 (1.96%) Zend
8 9 (1.96%) Twitter
9 6 (1.30%) Google
9 6 (1.30%) Tableau
9 6 (1.30%) IBM
9 6 (1.30%) Citrix
10 5 (1.09%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.09%) Rackspace
10 5 (1.09%) New Relic
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