Period
to 24 July 2021

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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 152 120 147
Rank change year-on-year -32 +27 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 68 64 129
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.44% 1.91% 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.30% 11.74% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 44 55 56
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 "
25th Percentile £40,625 £40,000 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +40.00% -16.67%
75th Percentile £69,000 £58,375 £53,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £64,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +42.86% -17.65%

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 819 545 1,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.36% 16.24% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 510 406 967
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,400
25th Percentile £37,750 £38,313 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,625 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.69% +9.84% +10.59%
75th Percentile £67,500 £64,688 £60,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Manchester

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Manchester.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in Manchester

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

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 24 July 2021. 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
Stockport +13 3 £60,500 +51.25% 1
Computer Science Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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 68 (100.00%) Degree
2 65 (95.59%) Computer Science
3 38 (55.88%) Social Skills
4 36 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (51.47%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (33.82%) Change Management
6 23 (33.82%) React
7 22 (32.35%) C#
8 21 (30.88%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (29.41%) .NET
9 20 (29.41%) SQL Server
10 19 (27.94%) Software Engineering
10 19 (27.94%) Azure
11 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
12 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 17 (25.00%) Finance
13 15 (22.06%) Project Management
14 12 (17.65%) HTML
14 12 (17.65%) Git (software)
14 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
14 12 (17.65%) Contingency Planning
14 12 (17.65%) Organisational Skills
15 11 (16.18%) Blazor
15 11 (16.18%) Visual Studio
15 11 (16.18%) CSS
15 11 (16.18%) Linux
16 10 (14.71%) Workflow
16 10 (14.71%) Data Analysis
16 10 (14.71%) GitHub
16 10 (14.71%) DevOps

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 6 (8.82%) IIS
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.94%) Azure
2 10 (14.71%) GitHub
3 8 (11.76%) SaaS
4 7 (10.29%) AWS
5 6 (8.82%) OpenShift
5 6 (8.82%) Veeva
6 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.47%) Azure Service Bus
7 1 (1.47%) GCP
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (1.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.47%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.18%) Visual Studio
3 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.88%) Artifactory
4 4 (5.88%) SonarQube
General
1 38 (55.88%) Social Skills
2 21 (30.88%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (25.00%) Finance
4 12 (17.65%) Organisational Skills
5 5 (7.35%) French Language
5 5 (7.35%) German Language
5 5 (7.35%) Italian Language
5 5 (7.35%) Presentation Skills
5 5 (7.35%) Retail
5 5 (7.35%) Spanish Language
6 4 (5.88%) Marketing
7 2 (2.94%) Banking
7 2 (2.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.47%) Billing
8 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.47%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) Consultant
3 12 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) PHP Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (7.35%) Graduate
5 5 (7.35%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Junior
5 5 (7.35%) Junior Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (5.88%) Development Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Software Development Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Software Manager
7 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Product Owner
7 3 (4.41%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.82%) React
2 20 (29.41%) .NET
3 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 12 (17.65%) HTML
4 11 (16.18%) Blazor
4 11 (16.18%) CSS
5 9 (13.24%) XML
6 6 (8.82%) Ajax
6 6 (8.82%) Web Services
7 5 (7.35%) HTML5
7 5 (7.35%) LAMP
7 5 (7.35%) Vue.js
8 4 (5.88%) jQuery
9 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.94%) JPA
9 2 (2.94%) JSON
9 2 (2.94%) Node.js
9 2 (2.94%) Spring
10 1 (1.47%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (1.47%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.82%) Life Science
2 6 (8.82%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Unix
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.47%) Android
5 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) HPUX
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (95.59%) Computer Science
2 36 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (51.47%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (33.82%) Change Management
5 19 (27.94%) Software Engineering
6 15 (22.06%) Project Management
7 12 (17.65%) Contingency Planning
8 10 (14.71%) Data Analysis
8 10 (14.71%) DevOps
8 10 (14.71%) Workflow
9 9 (13.24%) Analytics
9 9 (13.24%) Data Management
10 8 (11.76%) Programme Management
11 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (10.29%) ERP
11 7 (10.29%) IT Strategy
11 7 (10.29%) Microservices
11 7 (10.29%) Migration
11 7 (10.29%) Requirements Gathering
11 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) C#
2 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.24%) SQL
4 8 (11.76%) Python
5 7 (10.29%) PHP
6 5 (7.35%) Go
6 5 (7.35%) Java
6 5 (7.35%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.94%) C
9 1 (1.47%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.47%) C++
9 1 (1.47%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) OCP
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (4.41%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.94%) PhD
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) CDISC
1 6 (8.82%) PMO
1 6 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) GDPR
3 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Ansible
1 6 (8.82%) CloudForms
2 4 (5.88%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle
3 7 (10.29%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) Google
5 1 (1.47%) Telerik