Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 171 171
Rank change year-on-year +31 0 +20
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 150 123 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.07% 1.58% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.84% 7.16% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 128 103 94
Manchester median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +16.88% -3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £75,750 £63,100 £59,500
North West median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -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 1,525 1,717 1,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.08% 22.12% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,209 1,407 1,442
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,500 £67,500 £63,750
North West median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Stockport +15 12 £35,000 -44.00% 3
Bury +10 11 £40,250 -23.33% 1
Altrincham -13 6 £56,000 +89.83%
Sale -5 5 £29,500 -31.40%
Salford - 4 £35,000 -
Bolton +14 3 - - 3
Cheadle - 2 £32,500 - 1
Oldham +1 1 £30,000 - 3
Computer Science Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Degree
2 144 (96.00%) Computer Science
3 78 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (35.33%) TDD
5 42 (28.00%) JavaScript
6 38 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (24.67%) Software Engineering
7 37 (24.67%) Java
8 35 (23.33%) HTML
9 33 (22.00%) Windows
10 31 (20.67%) CSS
10 31 (20.67%) RESTful
11 30 (20.00%) DevOps
12 29 (19.33%) HTTP
12 29 (19.33%) Configuration Management
12 29 (19.33%) JSON
13 27 (18.00%) Mathematics
13 27 (18.00%) MVC
13 27 (18.00%) SQL
14 26 (17.33%) C#
14 26 (17.33%) .NET
14 26 (17.33%) User Experience
15 25 (16.67%) NoSQL
15 25 (16.67%) C
15 25 (16.67%) Web Services
15 25 (16.67%) Scrum
16 24 (16.00%) XML
17 23 (15.33%) SSL
17 23 (15.33%) Linux
17 23 (15.33%) Python

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 16 (10.67%) Apache
2 15 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.00%) nginx
4 5 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.67%) Confluence
7 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.33%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (9.33%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (9.33%) Amazon EMR
4 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (4.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (3.33%) SaaS
7 3 (2.00%) IaaS
7 3 (2.00%) npm
7 3 (2.00%) PaaS
8 1 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.33%) HTTP
2 23 (15.33%) SSL
3 18 (12.00%) RS-232
4 16 (10.67%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (9.33%) Bluetooth
6 13 (8.67%) Internet
7 10 (6.67%) RS-485
8 5 (3.33%) DNS
9 3 (2.00%) Firewall
9 3 (2.00%) SAN
9 3 (2.00%) SMTP
10 1 (0.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 19 (12.67%) MongoDB
3 16 (10.67%) Big Data
4 15 (10.00%) Hadoop
5 14 (9.33%) Amazon Athena
5 14 (9.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 14 (9.33%) Flink
6 13 (8.67%) MySQL
7 11 (7.33%) SQL Server
8 8 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (4.00%) Redis
10 4 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.33%) DB2
12 1 (0.67%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.67%) GIS
12 1 (0.67%) Power BI
12 1 (0.67%) QlikView
12 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (12.00%) JIRA
2 8 (5.33%) CocoaPods
2 8 (5.33%) Subversion
3 6 (4.00%) Ant
3 6 (4.00%) CruiseControl
3 6 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.00%) Hudson
4 5 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.00%) Mocha
6 3 (2.00%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.33%) Gradle
7 2 (1.33%) Selenium
7 2 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.67%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.67%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.67%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.67%) RStudio
8 1 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (10.00%) Finance
1 15 (10.00%) Games
2 5 (3.33%) Automotive
3 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.00%) Law
4 3 (2.00%) Marketing
5 2 (1.33%) Banking
5 2 (1.33%) Electronics
5 2 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.33%) French Language
5 2 (1.33%) German Language
5 2 (1.33%) Japanese Language
5 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (45.33%) Developer
2 17 (11.33%) Software Engineer
3 15 (10.00%) Architect
4 13 (8.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 13 (8.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 13 (8.67%) Senior Architect
4 13 (8.67%) Senior Developer
5 11 (7.33%) C Software Engineer
5 11 (7.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (7.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (7.33%) Junior
6 10 (6.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (6.67%) Embedded C Engineer
6 10 (6.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 10 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 10 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 10 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (6.67%) Tester
7 9 (6.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.33%) HTML
2 31 (20.67%) CSS
2 31 (20.67%) RESTful
3 29 (19.33%) JSON
4 26 (17.33%) .NET
5 25 (16.67%) Web Services
6 24 (16.00%) XML
7 21 (14.00%) AngularJS
8 17 (11.33%) ASP.NET
9 14 (9.33%) HTML5
9 14 (9.33%) Kafka
10 13 (8.67%) jQuery
10 13 (8.67%) Spark Streaming
11 12 (8.00%) REST
11 12 (8.00%) Spring
12 11 (7.33%) CSS3
12 11 (7.33%) Node.js
13 10 (6.67%) Ajax
14 9 (6.00%) Backbone.js
14 9 (6.00%) Marionette.js
Miscellaneous
1 144 (96.00%) Computer Science
2 26 (17.33%) User Experience
3 13 (8.67%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (6.00%) Animation
4 9 (6.00%) Internet of Things
5 8 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (3.33%) VLE
8 4 (2.67%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.67%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.67%) Infotainment
11 1 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.00%) Windows
2 23 (15.33%) Linux
3 12 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 9 (6.00%) Android
4 9 (6.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.67%) Unix
8 3 (2.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.33%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (1.33%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.33%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (35.33%) TDD
3 38 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (24.67%) Software Engineering
5 30 (20.00%) DevOps
6 29 (19.33%) Configuration Management
7 27 (18.00%) Mathematics
7 27 (18.00%) MVC
8 25 (16.67%) Scrum
9 19 (12.67%) BDD
10 18 (12.00%) Open Source
10 18 (12.00%) Test Automation
11 17 (11.33%) Data Modelling
12 16 (10.67%) Web Development
13 15 (10.00%) Analytics
13 15 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (9.33%) Change Management
14 14 (9.33%) Software Testing
15 13 (8.67%) Data Engineering
15 13 (8.67%) Data Ingestion
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 37 (24.67%) Java
3 27 (18.00%) SQL
4 26 (17.33%) C#
5 25 (16.67%) C
6 23 (15.33%) Python
7 21 (14.00%) C++
8 14 (9.33%) Scala
9 13 (8.67%) TypeScript
10 10 (6.67%) Apple Swift
10 10 (6.67%) PHP
11 9 (6.00%) Objective-C
12 7 (4.67%) Go
12 7 (4.67%) Ruby
13 5 (3.33%) ES6
14 4 (2.67%) T-SQL
15 3 (2.00%) Kotlin
16 2 (1.33%) Apex Code
16 2 (1.33%) R
16 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 150 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (9.33%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (4.00%) MCSE
3 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.33%) CEH
4 5 (3.33%) CISSP
4 5 (3.33%) RHCSA
4 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.67%) Master's Degree
6 3 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.67%) CCNA
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.67%) ISEB
8 1 (0.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.67%) QA
2 8 (5.33%) GDPR
3 6 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.00%) SLA
5 2 (1.33%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 10 (6.67%) Docker
2 8 (5.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 16 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.33%) CA Agile Central
3 8 (5.33%) Apple
3 8 (5.33%) VMware
4 5 (3.33%) Cisco
4 5 (3.33%) Oracle
5 3 (2.00%) Meraki
5 3 (2.00%) Tableau
6 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.33%) SAP
7 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.67%) IBM
7 1 (0.67%) Zend