Period
to 9 May 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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 137 117
Rank change year-on-year -16 -20 +50
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 45 80 164
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.18% 1.84% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.41% 10.84% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 37 67 88
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £34,375 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,250 £57,500 £65,938
90th Percentile £70,500 £61,250 £77,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +11.76%

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 607 738 1,448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.97% 16.95% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 430 549 1,109
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,650 £26,000
25th Percentile £39,176 £33,750 £35,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £73,875 £77,500 £71,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%

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 9 May 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 9 May 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 +19 3 £60,500 +101.67%
Wigan - 2 £47,500 -
Computer Science Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 9 May 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 45 (100.00%) Degree
2 43 (95.56%) Computer Science
3 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (42.22%) React
5 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
6 14 (31.11%) AngularJS
6 14 (31.11%) Social Skills
7 13 (28.89%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (26.67%) C#
8 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
10 10 (22.22%) Front End Development
11 9 (20.00%) .NET
11 9 (20.00%) PHP
11 9 (20.00%) Vue.js
11 9 (20.00%) Azure
11 9 (20.00%) Analytics
12 8 (17.78%) AWS
12 8 (17.78%) SQL
12 8 (17.78%) HTML
12 8 (17.78%) MySQL
13 7 (15.56%) MVC
13 7 (15.56%) Finance
13 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
13 7 (15.56%) CSS
13 7 (15.56%) XML
13 7 (15.56%) Data Science
14 6 (13.33%) GitHub

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 2 (4.44%) IIS
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Azure
2 8 (17.78%) AWS
3 6 (13.33%) GitHub
4 3 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (6.67%) Serverless
5 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) BGP
2 3 (6.67%) MPLS
2 3 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (6.67%) VoIP
3 2 (4.44%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) Wireless
4 1 (2.22%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) MySQL
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (31.11%) Social Skills
2 13 (28.89%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.56%) Finance
4 6 (13.33%) Organisational Skills
5 5 (11.11%) Banking
5 5 (11.11%) Retail
6 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
6 4 (8.89%) Marketing
7 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
8 2 (4.44%) Law
8 2 (4.44%) Legal
9 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
9 1 (2.22%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (2.22%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (17.78%) Junior
4 8 (17.78%) Junior Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (17.78%) PHP Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Graduate
5 7 (15.56%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (13.33%) Junior JavaScript Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Graduate JavaScript Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Data Scientist
8 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) React
2 14 (31.11%) AngularJS
3 9 (20.00%) .NET
3 9 (20.00%) Vue.js
4 8 (17.78%) HTML
5 7 (15.56%) CSS
5 7 (15.56%) XML
6 6 (13.33%) Web Services
7 5 (11.11%) Blazor
7 5 (11.11%) LAMP
8 4 (8.89%) jQuery
9 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
9 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
9 3 (6.67%) Ember.js
9 3 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (4.44%) Ajax
10 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.44%) JSON
10 2 (4.44%) SOAP
11 1 (2.22%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Social Media
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
1 2 (4.44%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (95.56%) Computer Science
2 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 9 (20.00%) Analytics
5 7 (15.56%) Data Science
5 7 (15.56%) MVC
5 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.33%) Change Management
6 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
7 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (11.11%) CRM
7 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.11%) Machine Learning
7 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 5 (11.11%) OOP
7 5 (11.11%) SDLC
7 5 (11.11%) Web Development
8 4 (8.89%) Critical Thinking
8 4 (8.89%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (26.67%) C#
3 9 (20.00%) PHP
4 8 (17.78%) SQL
5 5 (11.11%) Go
5 5 (11.11%) Java
5 5 (11.11%) Python
6 4 (8.89%) Ruby
7 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.44%) C++
9 1 (2.22%) C
9 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.11%) Master's Degree
4 4 (8.89%) PhD
5 3 (6.67%) CCIE
5 3 (6.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 3 (6.67%) CCNP
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.22%) CEH
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.22%) MBCS
6 1 (2.22%) MCSE
6 1 (2.22%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (2.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) GDPR
3 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.22%) NCSC
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
2 1 (2.22%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
1 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Cisco
2 4 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.67%) Juniper
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) HubSpot
4 1 (2.22%) Telerik