Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 176 179
Rank change year-on-year +54 +3 +23
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 177 124 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.47% 1.59% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.58% 7.44% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 144 99 90
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,650 £24,725
90th Percentile £91,250 £63,750 £59,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year - +12.58% +0.67%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,673 1,666 1,619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.34% 21.41% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,368 1,320 1,354
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Manchester

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Manchester.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in Manchester

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in Manchester

Computer Science Degree
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury - 11 £40,250 -
Stockport +15 9 £37,500 -40.00% 3
Altrincham -17 4 £56,000 +89.83%
Salford - 4 £35,000 -
Bolton +14 3 - - 1
Sale -3 2 £29,500 -31.40%
Oldham 0 1 £30,000 +39.53% 1
Computer Science Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 177 (100.00%) Degree
2 173 (97.74%) Computer Science
3 93 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (43.50%) TDD
5 60 (33.90%) Java
6 56 (31.64%) Configuration Management
7 50 (28.25%) Mathematics
8 49 (27.68%) Open Source
9 47 (26.55%) NoSQL
9 47 (26.55%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (26.55%) Web Services
10 46 (25.99%) JavaScript
10 46 (25.99%) Python
10 46 (25.99%) Software Engineering
11 45 (25.42%) Cloud Computing
12 41 (23.16%) DevOps
13 40 (22.60%) Amazon AWS
13 40 (22.60%) MongoDB
13 40 (22.60%) JIRA
13 40 (22.60%) Data Modelling
13 40 (22.60%) Windows
14 39 (22.03%) Apache
14 39 (22.03%) Big Data
15 38 (21.47%) Apache Spark
15 38 (21.47%) Change Management
15 38 (21.47%) Hadoop
16 37 (20.90%) Scala
16 37 (20.90%) Amazon Redshift
16 37 (20.90%) Amazon EMR
16 37 (20.90%) Kafka

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 39 (22.03%) Apache
2 38 (21.47%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.82%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.26%) nginx
5 2 (1.13%) Confluence
5 2 (1.13%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.52%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 45 (25.42%) Cloud Computing
2 40 (22.60%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (20.90%) Amazon EC2
3 37 (20.90%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (2.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.69%) GitHub
6 1 (0.56%) Algolia
6 1 (0.56%) Firebase
6 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.56%) npm
6 1 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.82%) RS-232
2 23 (12.99%) HTTP
3 21 (11.86%) SSL
4 19 (10.73%) Wi-Fi
5 18 (10.17%) Internet
6 16 (9.04%) Bluetooth
7 15 (8.47%) RS-485
8 2 (1.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (26.55%) NoSQL
2 40 (22.60%) MongoDB
3 39 (22.03%) Big Data
4 38 (21.47%) Hadoop
5 37 (20.90%) Amazon Athena
5 37 (20.90%) Amazon Redshift
5 37 (20.90%) Flink
6 8 (4.52%) MySQL
6 8 (4.52%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.26%) Redis
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.56%) Endeca
9 1 (0.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 40 (22.60%) JIRA
2 9 (5.08%) CocoaPods
3 6 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.39%) Subversion
3 6 (3.39%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.82%) Ant
4 5 (2.82%) CruiseControl
4 5 (2.82%) Hudson
5 3 (1.69%) Gradle
6 2 (1.13%) Selenium
6 2 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.56%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.56%) Mocha
7 1 (0.56%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (15.25%) Games
2 19 (10.73%) Finance
3 4 (2.26%) Electronics
4 3 (1.69%) Automotive
5 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.13%) Law
5 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.13%) Marketing
5 2 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) French Language
6 1 (0.56%) German Language
6 1 (0.56%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (38.42%) Developer
2 30 (16.95%) Software Engineer
3 23 (12.99%) Embedded Engineer
3 23 (12.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 22 (12.43%) C++ Software Engineer
5 21 (11.86%) C Software Engineer
5 21 (11.86%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 20 (11.30%) Architect
6 20 (11.30%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 20 (11.30%) Data Engineer
6 20 (11.30%) Embedded C Engineer
6 20 (11.30%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 20 (11.30%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 20 (11.30%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 20 (11.30%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 20 (11.30%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 20 (11.30%) Senior Data Engineer
7 19 (10.73%) Big Data Engineer
8 17 (9.60%) Senior Architect
8 17 (9.60%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (26.55%) Web Services
2 37 (20.90%) Kafka
3 36 (20.34%) Spark Streaming
4 34 (19.21%) CSS
5 33 (18.64%) HTML
6 31 (17.51%) RESTful
7 30 (16.95%) JSON
8 26 (14.69%) XML
9 24 (13.56%) AngularJS
10 23 (12.99%) .NET
11 15 (8.47%) ASP.NET
12 14 (7.91%) HTML5
12 14 (7.91%) jQuery
13 13 (7.34%) Node.js
14 12 (6.78%) Spring
15 11 (6.21%) CSS3
16 10 (5.65%) Dagger
16 10 (5.65%) RxJava
17 9 (5.08%) ReactiveCocoa
17 9 (5.08%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.99%) User Experience
2 22 (12.43%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (9.60%) Internet of Things
4 12 (6.78%) Animation
5 7 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.39%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.82%) VLE
8 4 (2.26%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.69%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.69%) Infotainment
9 3 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.13%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.13%) CUDA
10 2 (1.13%) HTC Vive
10 2 (1.13%) Oculus Rift
11 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.60%) Windows
2 24 (13.56%) Linux
3 11 (6.21%) Apple iOS
3 11 (6.21%) Ubuntu
4 10 (5.65%) Android
5 5 (2.82%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.69%) Unix
6 3 (1.69%) watchOS
6 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.13%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.13%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (97.74%) Computer Science
2 93 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (43.50%) TDD
4 56 (31.64%) Configuration Management
5 50 (28.25%) Mathematics
6 49 (27.68%) Open Source
7 47 (26.55%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (25.99%) Software Engineering
9 41 (23.16%) DevOps
10 40 (22.60%) Data Modelling
11 38 (21.47%) Change Management
12 36 (20.34%) Data Engineering
12 36 (20.34%) Data Ingestion
13 25 (14.12%) BDD
14 24 (13.56%) Multithreading
15 23 (12.99%) Multithreaded Programming
16 22 (12.43%) Scrum
16 22 (12.43%) Test Automation
17 20 (11.30%) MVC
18 19 (10.73%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (33.90%) Java
2 46 (25.99%) JavaScript
2 46 (25.99%) Python
3 37 (20.90%) Scala
4 35 (19.77%) C++
5 34 (19.21%) C
6 24 (13.56%) C#
7 20 (11.30%) SQL
8 13 (7.34%) PHP
9 11 (6.21%) TypeScript
10 9 (5.08%) Apple Swift
10 9 (5.08%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.82%) Go
11 5 (2.82%) Ruby
12 3 (1.69%) ES6
12 3 (1.69%) Java 8
13 2 (1.13%) HLSL
13 2 (1.13%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.13%) R
13 2 (1.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 177 (100.00%) Degree
2 37 (20.90%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.13%) CEH
4 2 (1.13%) CISSP
4 2 (1.13%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.13%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.13%) MCSE
4 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.13%) RHCSA
4 2 (1.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.17%) QA
2 6 (3.39%) GDPR
3 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.13%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 5 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 37 (20.90%) CA Agile Central
2 12 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.08%) Apple
4 5 (2.82%) VMware
5 2 (1.13%) Cisco
5 2 (1.13%) Oracle
5 2 (1.13%) SAP
6 1 (0.56%) CyberArk
6 1 (0.56%) FatWire
6 1 (0.56%) hybris
6 1 (0.56%) McAfee
6 1 (0.56%) Tableau
6 1 (0.56%) Zend