Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 174 132
Rank change year-on-year +19 -42 +50
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 137 130 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.89% 1.59% 2.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.55% 7.10% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 120 93 133
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,150 £23,950 £21,400
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,750 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year -5.56% +16.13% +3.33%

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 1,434 1,830 1,715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.75% 22.36% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,121 1,495 1,459
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.13% - +1.27%

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 August 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 14 August 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 +19 18 £35,000 -39.13% 4
Oldham +6 7 £25,000 - 2
Altrincham - 6 £55,500 - 5
Sale - 5 £29,500 -
Bolton +9 3 - - 1
Salford -1 3 £35,000 -
Cheadle +6 2 £32,500 -45.83% 1
Bury -5 2 - - 5
Computer Science Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Degree
2 127 (92.70%) Computer Science
3 79 (57.66%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (37.96%) JavaScript
5 46 (33.58%) RESTful
6 45 (32.85%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (31.39%) HTML
8 40 (29.20%) MVC
9 39 (28.47%) CSS
10 37 (27.01%) HTTP
10 37 (27.01%) JSON
11 33 (24.09%) TDD
12 31 (22.63%) SQL
13 30 (21.90%) Scrum
13 30 (21.90%) Software Engineering
14 29 (21.17%) QA
14 29 (21.17%) Java
15 28 (20.44%) .NET
15 28 (20.44%) XML
15 28 (20.44%) DevOps
15 28 (20.44%) User Experience
16 25 (18.25%) Web Services
17 23 (16.79%) C#
17 23 (16.79%) NoSQL
17 23 (16.79%) Problem-Solving
18 22 (16.06%) HTML5
18 22 (16.06%) Microsoft
18 22 (16.06%) Web Development
19 21 (15.33%) SSL
20 20 (14.60%) REST

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 11 (8.03%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.38%) nginx
3 5 (3.65%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.19%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.19%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.73%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.73%) Confluence
6 1 (0.73%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.46%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.38%) npm
5 5 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.65%) SaaS
6 3 (2.19%) GitHub
6 3 (2.19%) IaaS
6 3 (2.19%) Office 365
6 3 (2.19%) PaaS
7 2 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.46%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.46%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.46%) AWS OpsWorks
7 2 (1.46%) CloudFront
7 2 (1.46%) Route 53
7 2 (1.46%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 37 (27.01%) HTTP
2 21 (15.33%) SSL
3 12 (8.76%) Bluetooth
3 12 (8.76%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (4.38%) SAN
5 5 (3.65%) Internet
6 3 (2.19%) DNS
6 3 (2.19%) Firewall
6 3 (2.19%) SMTP
7 2 (1.46%) RS-232
8 1 (0.73%) Broadband
8 1 (0.73%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.79%) NoSQL
2 16 (11.68%) MySQL
3 13 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (8.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 12 (8.76%) Redis
5 8 (5.84%) MongoDB
6 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.19%) DB2
8 1 (0.73%) Big Data
8 1 (0.73%) GIS
8 1 (0.73%) QlikView
8 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.03%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.11%) Hudson
2 7 (5.11%) Subversion
3 6 (4.38%) CocoaPods
3 6 (4.38%) Mocha
3 6 (4.38%) Vagrant
4 5 (3.65%) Ant
4 5 (3.65%) CruiseControl
4 5 (3.65%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.19%) Gradle
5 3 (2.19%) JIRA
5 3 (2.19%) Maven
6 2 (1.46%) CircleCI
6 2 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.46%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.73%) JUnit
7 1 (0.73%) NUnit
7 1 (0.73%) Selenium
7 1 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (7.30%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Automotive
3 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.92%) French Language
4 4 (2.92%) German Language
4 4 (2.92%) Japanese Language
5 3 (2.19%) Games
5 3 (2.19%) Law
6 2 (1.46%) Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Marketing
7 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (53.28%) Developer
2 20 (14.60%) Senior Developer
3 15 (10.95%) Architect
4 13 (9.49%) Junior
5 12 (8.76%) Java Developer
5 12 (8.76%) Junior Developer
6 11 (8.03%) iOS Developer
7 10 (7.30%) AWS Architect
7 10 (7.30%) AWS Specialist
7 10 (7.30%) Security Architect
7 10 (7.30%) Security Specialist
7 10 (7.30%) Senior Architect
7 10 (7.30%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 10 (7.30%) Senior Security Architect
7 10 (7.30%) Senior Security Specialist
7 10 (7.30%) Software Developer
7 10 (7.30%) Tester
8 9 (6.57%) Junior Software Developer
8 9 (6.57%) Software Tester
9 8 (5.84%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (33.58%) RESTful
2 43 (31.39%) HTML
3 39 (28.47%) CSS
4 37 (27.01%) JSON
5 28 (20.44%) .NET
5 28 (20.44%) XML
6 25 (18.25%) Web Services
7 22 (16.06%) HTML5
8 20 (14.60%) REST
9 19 (13.87%) ASP.NET
9 19 (13.87%) CSS3
10 17 (12.41%) AngularJS
10 17 (12.41%) Spring
11 16 (11.68%) jQuery
12 15 (10.95%) Node.js
13 13 (9.49%) SOAP
14 12 (8.76%) Ajax
15 11 (8.03%) Backbone.js
15 11 (8.03%) Spring MVC
15 11 (8.03%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 127 (92.70%) Computer Science
2 28 (20.44%) User Experience
3 10 (7.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (6.57%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.11%) Animation
6 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.92%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.46%) VLE
11 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.73%) Contactless
11 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.73%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.14%) Linux
1 18 (13.14%) Windows
2 12 (8.76%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.11%) Android
3 7 (5.11%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.65%) Unix
5 3 (2.19%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.19%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (57.66%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (32.85%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (29.20%) MVC
4 33 (24.09%) TDD
5 30 (21.90%) Scrum
5 30 (21.90%) Software Engineering
6 28 (20.44%) DevOps
7 23 (16.79%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (16.06%) Web Development
9 19 (13.87%) OO
9 19 (13.87%) Test Automation
10 16 (11.68%) Configuration Management
11 14 (10.22%) Deployment Automation
11 14 (10.22%) Mathematics
12 13 (9.49%) OWASP
12 13 (9.49%) Unit Testing
13 12 (8.76%) Analytics
13 12 (8.76%) BDD
13 12 (8.76%) Dependency Injection
13 12 (8.76%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.96%) JavaScript
2 31 (22.63%) SQL
3 29 (21.17%) Java
4 23 (16.79%) C#
5 14 (10.22%) Ruby
6 13 (9.49%) C
6 13 (9.49%) PHP
6 13 (9.49%) Python
7 11 (8.03%) Go
7 11 (8.03%) Objective-C
8 8 (5.84%) Apple Swift
8 8 (5.84%) ES6
9 6 (4.38%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.38%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.92%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.19%) C++
11 3 (2.19%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.46%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.46%) R
Qualifications
1 137 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.11%) Master's Degree
3 7 (5.11%) MCSE
4 5 (3.65%) CEH
4 5 (3.65%) CISSP
4 5 (3.65%) RHCSA
4 5 (3.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.46%) CCNA
6 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.46%) MCSA
7 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.73%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (21.17%) QA
2 8 (5.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.65%) GDPR
3 5 (3.65%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 3 (2.19%) COSHH
4 3 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.19%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (13.87%) Docker
2 6 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.19%) Xen
4 1 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) SCCM
1 3 (2.19%) SCOM
2 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.73%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 22 (16.06%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.30%) Apple
3 9 (6.57%) VMware
4 7 (5.11%) Oracle
5 6 (4.38%) Cisco
6 5 (3.65%) Google
7 3 (2.19%) Citrix
7 3 (2.19%) Dell
7 3 (2.19%) EMC
7 3 (2.19%) Isilon
7 3 (2.19%) Meraki
7 3 (2.19%) Twitter
8 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.46%) Tableau
9 1 (0.73%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.73%) Capita
9 1 (0.73%) IBM
9 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.73%) Zend