Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 144 177
Rank change year-on-year -15 +33 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 110 149 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.69% 2.06% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.81% 9.85% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 59 127 103
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £26,200 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,750 £63,750
North West median annual salary £35,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% -1.18% +13.33%

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 1,248 1,512 1,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.14% 20.93% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 905 1,199 1,418
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,700 £67,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -2.30% +4.82% +3.75%

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019. 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 +6 12 £35,000 -13.04% 1
Bolton -6 2 £50,000 - 5
Altrincham +19 1 £60,000 +7.14% 2
Salford -7 1 £31,218 -10.81%
Computer Science Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Degree
2 102 (92.73%) Computer Science
3 63 (57.27%) Software Engineering
4 58 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (39.09%) Linux
6 37 (33.64%) Java
7 36 (32.73%) C++
7 36 (32.73%) Git (software)
8 35 (31.82%) Open Source
9 34 (30.91%) Open Source Development
10 32 (29.09%) C
11 28 (25.45%) Test Automation
12 27 (24.55%) DevOps
13 26 (23.64%) C#
13 26 (23.64%) .NET
14 23 (20.91%) Smartphone
15 21 (19.09%) SDLC
16 20 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
16 20 (18.18%) Ubuntu
16 20 (18.18%) CentOS
16 20 (18.18%) Time Management
16 20 (18.18%) Jenkins
17 19 (17.27%) Performance Tuning
17 19 (17.27%) Performance Analysis
17 19 (17.27%) Gerrit
17 19 (17.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (17.27%) JIRA
17 19 (17.27%) SQL
17 19 (17.27%) SUSE
17 19 (17.27%) Scrum

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 3 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.82%) nginx
3 1 (0.91%) CMS
3 1 (0.91%) IIS
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.91%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.91%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) SaaS
2 7 (6.36%) AWS
3 5 (4.55%) Azure
4 3 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.82%) Datadog
5 2 (1.82%) GCP
6 1 (0.91%) IaaS
6 1 (0.91%) PaaS
6 1 (0.91%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.91%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) VPN
1 4 (3.64%) Wireless
2 2 (1.82%) HTTP
2 2 (1.82%) Intranet
2 2 (1.82%) SSL
2 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.91%) Network Security
3 1 (0.91%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.45%) NoSQL
2 11 (10.00%) MySQL
3 7 (6.36%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.73%) Redis
5 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.82%) Big Data
6 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.91%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.91%) Ingres
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.91%) Power BI
7 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (32.73%) Git (software)
2 20 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 19 (17.27%) Gerrit
3 19 (17.27%) JIRA
4 15 (13.64%) Subversion
5 2 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.82%) webpack
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.91%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (6.36%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Legal
3 5 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) French Language
5 1 (0.91%) Games
5 1 (0.91%) German Language
5 1 (0.91%) Law
5 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (39.09%) Software Engineer
2 42 (38.18%) Developer
3 17 (15.45%) Software Developer
4 16 (14.55%) Junior
5 14 (12.73%) Compiler Engineer
5 14 (12.73%) Senior Compiler Engineer
5 14 (12.73%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (11.82%) C++ Software Engineer
6 13 (11.82%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
6 13 (11.82%) Junior Software Engineer
7 12 (10.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
8 10 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (9.09%) Graduate
8 10 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
8 10 (9.09%) Junior C Software Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Graduate Software Developer
10 6 (5.45%) Analyst
11 5 (4.55%) Security Engineer
12 3 (2.73%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.64%) .NET
2 19 (17.27%) OpenJDK
3 18 (16.36%) jQuery
3 18 (16.36%) Swagger
4 17 (15.45%) AngularJS
5 13 (11.82%) HTML
6 12 (10.91%) CSS
7 11 (10.00%) Node.js
8 10 (9.09%) Backbone.js
8 10 (9.09%) React
8 10 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (9.09%) Visualforce
9 6 (5.45%) Redux
10 5 (4.55%) HTML5
10 5 (4.55%) WCF
10 5 (4.55%) Web Services
11 4 (3.64%) CSS3
12 3 (2.73%) REST
12 3 (2.73%) RESTful
13 2 (1.82%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.91%) Smartphone
2 20 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (17.27%) Virtual Team
4 11 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.55%) User Experience
6 4 (3.64%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.82%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.82%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.91%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 43 (39.09%) Linux
2 20 (18.18%) CentOS
2 20 (18.18%) Ubuntu
3 19 (17.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (17.27%) SUSE
4 7 (6.36%) Windows
5 4 (3.64%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.82%) Unix
7 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (92.73%) Computer Science
2 63 (57.27%) Software Engineering
3 58 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (31.82%) Open Source
5 34 (30.91%) Open Source Development
6 28 (25.45%) Test Automation
7 27 (24.55%) DevOps
8 21 (19.09%) SDLC
9 20 (18.18%) Time Management
10 19 (17.27%) Performance Analysis
10 19 (17.27%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (17.27%) Scrum
11 18 (16.36%) Front End Development
12 15 (13.64%) Creative Thinking
13 10 (9.09%) Architectural Design
13 10 (9.09%) Web Application Development
14 8 (7.27%) E-Commerce
14 8 (7.27%) Information Security
15 7 (6.36%) SIEM
16 6 (5.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.64%) Java
2 36 (32.73%) C++
3 32 (29.09%) C
4 26 (23.64%) C#
5 19 (17.27%) SQL
6 18 (16.36%) Go
7 17 (15.45%) JavaScript
8 10 (9.09%) Apex Code
9 7 (6.36%) Python
10 5 (4.55%) PHP
10 5 (4.55%) TypeScript
11 4 (3.64%) Ruby
12 2 (1.82%) Perl
13 1 (0.91%) ES6
13 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 110 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.82%) CISSP
3 2 (1.82%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.91%) HND
4 1 (0.91%) MCSA
4 1 (0.91%) MCSD
4 1 (0.91%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.55%) NIST
1 5 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) PMO
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (17.27%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (5.45%) Docker
2 6 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Kubernetes
1 5 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.73%) Terraform
3 2 (1.82%) Ansible
3 2 (1.82%) Kibana
3 2 (1.82%) logstash
3 2 (1.82%) Puppet
4 1 (0.91%) Nagios
4 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.91%) SCCM
4 1 (0.91%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (16.36%) Sage
2 10 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (8.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.36%) VMware
5 6 (5.45%) Cisco
6 5 (4.55%) Fortinet
6 5 (4.55%) Symantec
7 4 (3.64%) iManage
7 4 (3.64%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.82%) Adobe
8 2 (1.82%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle
9 1 (0.91%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.91%) Google
9 1 (0.91%) Meraki
9 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.91%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.91%) Sun
9 1 (0.91%) Xamarin