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

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 56 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 265 217 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.53% 3.30% 3.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.35% 8.90% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 233 170 197
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2334 2438 2518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.86% 37.03% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1985 1915 1934
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +36 198 £40,000 - 19
Cheshire -8 29 £25,000 -35.48% 9
Merseyside +5 24 £37,500 +41.50% 2
Lancashire +17 12 £40,000 - 2
Cumbria - 1 £27,500 - 1
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 404 (80.32%) Degree
2 194 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (31.21%) JavaScript
4 151 (30.02%) C#
5 143 (28.43%) Java
6 132 (26.24%) .NET
7 125 (24.85%) HTML
8 118 (23.46%) CSS
9 112 (22.27%) Software Engineering
10 111 (22.07%) SQL
11 109 (21.67%) C++
12 105 (20.87%) MVC
13 102 (20.28%) Linux
14 96 (19.09%) SQL Server
15 94 (18.69%) TDD
16 92 (18.29%) ASP.NET
17 90 (17.89%) Scrum
18 77 (15.31%) Web Development
19 76 (15.11%) .NET Framework
20 72 (14.31%) Mathematics
20 72 (14.31%) jQuery
20 72 (14.31%) Windows
21 70 (13.92%) HTML5
22 63 (12.52%) AngularJS
23 62 (12.33%) OO
24 61 (12.13%) ASP.NET MVC
25 60 (11.93%) PHP
26 58 (11.53%) MySQL
26 58 (11.53%) Microsoft
26 58 (11.53%) 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 26 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.19%) Drupal
2 11 (2.19%) nginx
3 10 (1.99%) CMS
3 10 (1.99%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.59%) GeoServer
4 8 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.19%) Apache Solr
6 5 (0.99%) WordPress
7 4 (0.80%) Apache
7 4 (0.80%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.80%) SAS
8 3 (0.60%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.60%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.60%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.40%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 49 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.58%) MS Office
3 12 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.99%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.79%) Magento
2 5 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 43 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 9 (1.79%) PaaS
5 8 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.59%) IaaS
5 8 (1.59%) SaaS
6 5 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.60%) iTunes
7 3 (0.60%) Office 365
8 2 (0.40%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.97%) Internet
2 17 (3.38%) 802.11
2 17 (3.38%) Wireless
3 13 (2.58%) HTTP
4 12 (2.39%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (1.79%) SSL
7 8 (1.59%) SAN
7 8 (1.59%) VPN
8 7 (1.39%) LDAP
9 6 (1.19%) NAS
10 5 (0.99%) OpenVPN
11 4 (0.80%) DNS
11 4 (0.80%) WAN
12 3 (0.60%) Firewall
12 3 (0.60%) Intranet
13 2 (0.40%) BGP
13 2 (0.40%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.40%) OSPF
13 2 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (19.09%) SQL Server
2 58 (11.53%) MySQL
3 28 (5.57%) Relational Database
4 27 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (4.57%) NoSQL
5 23 (4.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 22 (4.37%) MongoDB
7 21 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (2.19%) DB2
12 10 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.99%) Redis
12 10 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (1.79%) Big Data
13 9 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (1.59%) GIS
15 7 (1.39%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.99%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 51 (10.14%) Git (software)
2 37 (7.36%) Selenium
3 32 (6.36%) NUnit
4 27 (5.37%) Moq
5 21 (4.17%) MSTest
5 21 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
5 21 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 19 (3.78%) JIRA
7 17 (3.38%) Xcode
8 10 (1.99%) JUnit
8 10 (1.99%) Subversion
9 9 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (1.79%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.59%) JMeter
11 6 (1.19%) AccuRev
11 6 (1.19%) Appium
11 6 (1.19%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.19%) Maven
12 5 (0.99%) TestNG
12 5 (0.99%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 57 (11.33%) Games
2 53 (10.54%) Electronics
3 44 (8.75%) Retail
4 29 (5.77%) Finance
5 22 (4.37%) Marketing
6 19 (3.78%) Telecoms
7 18 (3.58%) Manufacturing
8 17 (3.38%) Aerospace
9 13 (2.58%) Publishing
10 8 (1.59%) Banking
11 7 (1.39%) Local Government
12 5 (0.99%) Back Office
13 3 (0.60%) Advertising
13 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.40%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.40%) French Language
14 2 (0.40%) German Language
14 2 (0.40%) Hindi Language
14 2 (0.40%) Russian Language
14 2 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 282 (56.06%) Developer
2 87 (17.30%) Graduate
3 81 (16.10%) .NET Developer
4 76 (15.11%) Junior
5 74 (14.71%) Graduate Developer
6 72 (14.31%) Software Developer
7 68 (13.52%) Java Developer
8 66 (13.12%) Junior Developer
9 43 (8.55%) Junior .NET Developer
10 41 (8.15%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 41 (8.15%) SQL Developer
11 36 (7.16%) Software Engineer
12 34 (6.76%) Web Developer
13 33 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
14 31 (6.16%) C# Developer
15 30 (5.96%) Java Software Developer
16 29 (5.77%) Senior Developer
17 27 (5.37%) Analyst
18 25 (4.97%) C# .NET Developer
19 21 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (26.24%) .NET
2 125 (24.85%) HTML
3 118 (23.46%) CSS
4 92 (18.29%) ASP.NET
5 76 (15.11%) .NET Framework
6 72 (14.31%) jQuery
7 70 (13.92%) HTML5
8 63 (12.52%) AngularJS
9 61 (12.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 58 (11.53%) WCF
11 55 (10.93%) CSS3
12 52 (10.34%) WPF
13 50 (9.94%) RESTful
14 49 (9.74%) XML
15 46 (9.15%) Spring
16 44 (8.75%) Entity Framework
17 41 (8.15%) Web Services
18 38 (7.55%) Node.js
19 37 (7.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 31 (6.16%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.31%) Mathematics
2 43 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.76%) Mobile App
4 28 (5.57%) Augmented Reality
5 25 (4.97%) Algorithms
5 25 (4.97%) Physics
6 23 (4.57%) User Experience
7 21 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
8 17 (3.38%) Kinect
9 11 (2.19%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 10 (1.99%) Economics
11 9 (1.79%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.79%) Replication
12 8 (1.59%) 3D Graphics
12 8 (1.59%) CMDB
12 8 (1.59%) Life Science
13 7 (1.39%) Psychology
14 6 (1.19%) Online Games
14 6 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 102 (20.28%) Linux
2 72 (14.31%) Windows
3 34 (6.76%) Unix
4 26 (5.17%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.98%) Android
6 11 (2.19%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (1.19%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.99%) CentOS
8 5 (0.99%) Debian
8 5 (0.99%) Windows 2000
8 5 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.99%) Windows NT
9 4 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.80%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.40%) AIX
10 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.20%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.20%) OS/400
11 1 (0.20%) Solaris
11 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (22.27%) Software Engineering
3 105 (20.87%) MVC
4 94 (18.69%) TDD
5 90 (17.89%) Scrum
6 77 (15.31%) Web Development
7 62 (12.33%) OO
8 50 (9.94%) Kanban
9 49 (9.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 48 (9.54%) Unit Testing
11 44 (8.75%) E-Commerce
12 41 (8.15%) Dependency Injection
12 41 (8.15%) Web Application Development
13 38 (7.55%) Multithreading
14 33 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (6.56%) Project Management
15 30 (5.96%) BDD
16 29 (5.77%) ITIL
16 29 (5.77%) OOP
17 28 (5.57%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 157 (31.21%) JavaScript
2 151 (30.02%) C#
3 143 (28.43%) Java
4 111 (22.07%) SQL
5 109 (21.67%) C++
6 60 (11.93%) PHP
7 50 (9.94%) Ruby
8 46 (9.15%) Python
9 43 (8.55%) C
10 31 (6.16%) VB
11 30 (5.96%) VB.NET
12 23 (4.57%) T-SQL
13 21 (4.17%) Apple Swift
13 21 (4.17%) Objective-C
14 20 (3.98%) F#
15 16 (3.18%) MATLAB
16 15 (2.98%) Perl
17 11 (2.19%) Bash Shell
17 11 (2.19%) Embedded C
17 11 (2.19%) Go
Qualifications
1 404 (80.32%) Degree
2 33 (6.56%) PhD
3 15 (2.98%) ISEB
4 13 (2.58%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.99%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.79%) PMI Certification
7 8 (1.59%) PMP
8 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.60%) HND
10 2 (0.40%) CCNA
10 2 (0.40%) CCNP
10 2 (0.40%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.40%) MCSE
10 2 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.20%) CISSP
11 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.36%) QA
2 7 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.60%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) GAMP
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (3.38%) Active Directory
1 17 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.99%) Docker
3 5 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (0.99%) XenApp
4 3 (0.60%) Ceph
4 3 (0.60%) Xen
5 2 (0.40%) HDFS
5 2 (0.40%) KVM
5 2 (0.40%) oVirt
5 2 (0.40%) Postfix
5 2 (0.40%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.40%) vSphere
6 1 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (3.98%) Kibana
2 11 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.19%) Puppet
3 8 (1.59%) SCVMM
4 7 (1.39%) SCCM
5 5 (0.99%) AppDNA
5 5 (0.99%) Nagios
6 2 (0.40%) WSUS
7 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 58 (11.53%) Microsoft
2 50 (9.94%) Oracle
3 28 (5.57%) VMware
4 22 (4.37%) Google
5 17 (3.38%) BT
6 16 (3.18%) Cisco
7 14 (2.78%) Citrix
8 13 (2.58%) BMC
8 13 (2.58%) NetApp
9 12 (2.39%) SAP
10 11 (2.19%) HP
10 11 (2.19%) IBM
11 10 (1.99%) CheckPoint
11 10 (1.99%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.79%) EMC
13 8 (1.59%) ESRI
13 8 (1.59%) Juniper
14 5 (0.99%) Adobe
14 5 (0.99%) AppSense
15 4 (0.80%) Facebook
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jenrick - IT
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £10000 - £35000 Per Annum Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Jenkins Jacob
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
KDR
Salary: £18000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,000 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Huxley
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Crewe
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 15 days ago
Crewe
TDA Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Huxley
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: £25,000 - £45,000 pa
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester Airport, Cheshire
Manchester Airport Groups
Salary: £65,000
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
MDS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 25 days ago
Carlisle
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago