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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 74 78 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 218 230 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.34% 3.22% 3.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.10% 9.38% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 168 194 214
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £50,000 £41,200
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
2395 2451 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.69% 34.30% 33.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1875 1865 1960
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 +2 123 £40,000 +6.66% 23
Cheshire +15 71 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Merseyside +4 13 £26,500 -47.00% 2
Lancashire +4 11 £50,000 +39.86% 3
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 321 (79.46%) Degree
2 157 (38.86%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (35.40%) C#
3 143 (35.40%) .NET
4 138 (34.16%) SQL
5 137 (33.91%) Java
6 114 (28.22%) Software Engineering
7 111 (27.48%) JavaScript
8 98 (24.26%) Windows
9 96 (23.76%) Scrum
10 85 (21.04%) ASP.NET
11 83 (20.54%) TDD
12 82 (20.30%) HTML
13 77 (19.06%) Microsoft
14 74 (18.32%) MVC
14 74 (18.32%) Analytical Skills
15 70 (17.33%) Web Services
16 64 (15.84%) CSS
17 63 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
18 62 (15.35%) Mathematics
19 60 (14.85%) SQL Server
20 59 (14.60%) Oracle
20 59 (14.60%) Finance
21 57 (14.11%) OO
22 56 (13.86%) XML
23 54 (13.37%) MS Excel
24 53 (13.12%) ASP.NET MVC
25 49 (12.13%) WCF
26 47 (11.63%) .NET Framework
26 47 (11.63%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 13 (3.22%) CMS
2 12 (2.97%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.48%) WordPress
4 9 (2.23%) IIS
5 8 (1.98%) Apache Pig
6 7 (1.73%) SAS
7 6 (1.49%) Apache
8 5 (1.24%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.24%) JBoss
8 5 (1.24%) Alfresco
9 4 (0.99%) SilverStripe
9 4 (0.99%) Drupal
9 4 (0.99%) nginx
9 4 (0.99%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.99%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.99%) Node.js
10 3 (0.74%) Facebook Platform
10 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 54 (13.37%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.93%) MS Office
3 21 (5.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.72%) MS Project
5 4 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.50%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.73%) Magento
2 3 (0.74%) Tridion
2 3 (0.74%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle AGIS
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.99%) Office 365
2 1 (0.25%) IaaS
2 1 (0.25%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (11.63%) Internet
2 15 (3.71%) HTTP
3 9 (2.23%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.73%) Firewall
4 7 (1.73%) GPRS
4 7 (1.73%) UMTS
5 6 (1.49%) WAN
5 6 (1.49%) LAN
6 5 (1.24%) VoIP
7 4 (0.99%) Network Security
7 4 (0.99%) Wireless
8 2 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.50%) OpenScape
8 2 (0.50%) DHCP
8 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.50%) VPN
8 2 (0.50%) DNS
9 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.25%) SAN
9 1 (0.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.45%) MySQL
3 19 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.22%) Hadoop
5 13 (3.22%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.22%) Big Data
6 12 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.48%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.23%) Data Mining
9 8 (1.98%) DB2
10 7 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.73%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.49%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.99%) DataStage
12 4 (0.99%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.99%) HBase
Development Applications
1 47 (11.63%) NUnit
2 38 (9.41%) Selenium
3 35 (8.66%) Moq
4 25 (6.19%) MSTest
4 25 (6.19%) Rhino Mocks
5 24 (5.94%) JIRA
6 22 (5.45%) Git (software)
7 20 (4.95%) Subversion
8 17 (4.21%) Eclipse
9 14 (3.47%) Visual Studio
10 10 (2.48%) JUnit
10 10 (2.48%) Maven
10 10 (2.48%) Jenkins
11 9 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (2.23%) WatiN
12 7 (1.73%) Ant
13 6 (1.49%) Jasmine
14 5 (1.24%) SoapUI
15 4 (0.99%) Log4j
15 4 (0.99%) Selenium IDE
General
1 59 (14.60%) Finance
2 20 (4.95%) Games
3 18 (4.46%) Banking
3 18 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.96%) Manufacturing
4 16 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (3.71%) Law
6 11 (2.72%) Retail
7 10 (2.48%) Electronics
8 7 (1.73%) Marketing
9 5 (1.24%) Back Office
10 4 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.74%) Billing
11 3 (0.74%) iGaming
12 2 (0.50%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.25%) Legal
13 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.25%) Automotive
13 1 (0.25%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 189 (46.78%) Developer
2 48 (11.88%) Graduate
3 47 (11.63%) .NET Developer
4 43 (10.64%) Graduate Developer
5 42 (10.40%) Software Developer
6 39 (9.65%) Junior
7 38 (9.41%) Senior Developer
7 38 (9.41%) Java Developer
8 37 (9.16%) Analyst
9 33 (8.17%) Junior Developer
10 25 (6.19%) Junior .NET Developer
10 25 (6.19%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 24 (5.94%) Software Engineer
12 20 (4.95%) Project Manager
13 18 (4.46%) Web Developer
14 17 (4.21%) Tester
15 16 (3.96%) Architect
16 15 (3.71%) C++ Developer
16 15 (3.71%) C# Developer
17 11 (2.72%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (35.40%) .NET
2 85 (21.04%) ASP.NET
3 82 (20.30%) HTML
4 70 (17.33%) Web Services
5 64 (15.84%) CSS
6 56 (13.86%) XML
7 53 (13.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (12.13%) WCF
9 47 (11.63%) .NET Framework
10 41 (10.15%) jQuery
10 41 (10.15%) HTML5
11 39 (9.65%) WPF
11 39 (9.65%) AngularJS
12 32 (7.92%) JSON
13 31 (7.67%) Ninject
13 31 (7.67%) REST
14 30 (7.43%) WinForms
15 28 (6.93%) Spring
15 28 (6.93%) Castle Windsor
15 28 (6.93%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 74 (18.32%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (15.35%) Mathematics
3 46 (11.39%) Management Information System
4 34 (8.42%) Mobile App
5 31 (7.67%) Physics
6 25 (6.19%) Inversion of Control
7 24 (5.94%) User Experience
8 21 (5.20%) Statistics
9 19 (4.70%) Visualisation
10 18 (4.46%) Client/Server
11 15 (3.71%) Algorithms
12 11 (2.72%) 3D Graphics
13 10 (2.48%) Data Integration
14 8 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (1.73%) Animation
15 7 (1.73%) Interactive TV
16 6 (1.49%) IVR
16 6 (1.49%) Social Media
16 6 (1.49%) Life Science
17 5 (1.24%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 98 (24.26%) Windows
2 42 (10.40%) Linux
3 32 (7.92%) Android
4 28 (6.93%) Apple iOS
5 22 (5.45%) UNIX
6 17 (4.21%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (1.98%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.73%) Windows CE
8 7 (1.73%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.49%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.24%) CentOS
10 5 (1.24%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.99%) SUSE
12 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.50%) Solaris
14 1 (0.25%) Debian
14 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (38.86%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (28.22%) Software Engineering
3 96 (23.76%) Scrum
4 83 (20.54%) TDD
5 74 (18.32%) MVC
6 63 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (14.11%) OO
8 38 (9.41%) OOP
9 35 (8.66%) Mentoring
10 34 (8.42%) Project Management
10 34 (8.42%) Kanban
11 33 (8.17%) MVVM
11 33 (8.17%) SDLC
12 32 (7.92%) Web Application Development
13 31 (7.67%) Dependency Injection
14 28 (6.93%) Multithreading
15 25 (6.19%) Unit Testing
15 25 (6.19%) BDD
16 21 (5.20%) Analytics
17 20 (4.95%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (35.40%) C#
2 138 (34.16%) SQL
3 137 (33.91%) Java
4 111 (27.48%) JavaScript
5 43 (10.64%) VB.NET
6 42 (10.40%) C++
7 33 (8.17%) VB
8 29 (7.18%) PHP
9 23 (5.69%) C
10 21 (5.20%) PL/SQL
11 19 (4.70%) Python
12 14 (3.47%) Ruby
13 11 (2.72%) Perl
14 9 (2.23%) VC++
15 6 (1.49%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.49%) R
15 6 (1.49%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.24%) XQuery
16 5 (1.24%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.99%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 321 (79.46%) Degree
2 11 (2.72%) HND
3 7 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.24%) MCP
5 4 (0.99%) MCITP
5 4 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.74%) ISEB
6 3 (0.74%) CISSP
6 3 (0.74%) CISA
6 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.74%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.50%) ISACA
7 2 (0.50%) MOS
7 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.50%) MCSE
7 2 (0.50%) MCSA
7 2 (0.50%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (11.14%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) GAMP
2 3 (0.74%) GMP
2 3 (0.74%) SLA
3 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.50%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.49%) vSphere
3 5 (1.24%) HDFS
3 5 (1.24%) GPFS
3 5 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.74%) XenApp
5 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.99%) Oozie
2 4 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.50%) Puppet
3 2 (0.50%) WSUS
3 2 (0.50%) SCCM
4 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.25%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 77 (19.06%) Microsoft
2 59 (14.60%) Oracle
3 14 (3.47%) IBM
4 11 (2.72%) Telerik
4 11 (2.72%) Twitter
5 9 (2.23%) Hortonworks
5 9 (2.23%) Cloudera
5 9 (2.23%) MapR
5 9 (2.23%) Apple
6 7 (1.73%) VMware
7 6 (1.49%) Zend
7 6 (1.49%) Cisco
7 6 (1.49%) SAP
7 6 (1.49%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.24%) Capita
9 4 (0.99%) Wonderware
9 4 (0.99%) Netezza
9 4 (0.99%) Teradata
9 4 (0.99%) Ab Initio
9 4 (0.99%) Informatica
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: Salary Negotiable from £28.000 / £40,000 Dependent on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Great benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: Salary dependent on Experance
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £27k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent bens and Share Options
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago