Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 133 144
Rank change year-on-year -26 +11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 121 180 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.71% 2.33% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.13% 10.22% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 99 112 120
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.48% -7.78% +18.42%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £58,750
North West median annual salary £40,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +1.25% +6.67%

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 1,326 1,761 1,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.70% 22.81% 25.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,012 1,391 1,419
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £23,275 £24,000 £22,950
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +14 21 £62,500 +8.70% 3
Oldham +5 11 £21,500 -34.85% 1
Altrincham - 6 £29,500 - 5
Cheadle -2 2 £32,500 -45.83% 2
Computer Science Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Degree
2 113 (93.39%) Computer Science
3 76 (62.81%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (44.63%) JavaScript
5 49 (40.50%) HTML
5 49 (40.50%) CSS
6 47 (38.84%) MVC
7 38 (31.40%) QA
7 38 (31.40%) RESTful
8 37 (30.58%) Software Engineering
9 35 (28.93%) Java
10 32 (26.45%) Web Services
11 31 (25.62%) HTTP
11 31 (25.62%) NoSQL
12 30 (24.79%) REST
12 30 (24.79%) DevOps
13 29 (23.97%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (23.97%) Web Development
13 29 (23.97%) OO
13 29 (23.97%) Scrum
14 27 (22.31%) SQL
14 27 (22.31%) JSON
14 27 (22.31%) HTML5
14 27 (22.31%) CSS3
15 26 (21.49%) Problem-Solving
15 26 (21.49%) TDD
15 26 (21.49%) Microsoft
16 25 (20.66%) .NET
17 23 (19.01%) C#
18 21 (17.36%) PHP

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 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (5.79%) nginx
3 6 (4.96%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.48%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.65%) CMS
6 1 (0.83%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.48%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 18 (14.88%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (8.26%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (7.44%) npm
6 7 (5.79%) SaaS
7 5 (4.13%) Office 365
8 4 (3.31%) Google App Engine
8 4 (3.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (2.48%) IaaS
9 3 (2.48%) PaaS
10 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.65%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (1.65%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.65%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (1.65%) CloudFront
10 2 (1.65%) G Suite
10 2 (1.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.62%) HTTP
2 10 (8.26%) SSL
3 6 (4.96%) SAN
4 4 (3.31%) Internet
5 3 (2.48%) DNS
5 3 (2.48%) Firewall
5 3 (2.48%) SMTP
6 1 (0.83%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.62%) NoSQL
2 21 (17.36%) MySQL
3 18 (14.88%) Redis
4 17 (14.05%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (9.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (8.26%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.13%) Big Data
8 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.48%) DB2
10 1 (0.83%) GIS
10 1 (0.83%) QlikView
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.44%) Mocha
2 9 (7.44%) Vagrant
3 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.48%) Gradle
4 3 (2.48%) JIRA
4 3 (2.48%) Maven
5 2 (1.65%) CircleCI
5 2 (1.65%) CocoaPods
5 2 (1.65%) Hudson
5 2 (1.65%) Subversion
5 2 (1.65%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.83%) JUnit
6 1 (0.83%) Moq
6 1 (0.83%) NUnit
6 1 (0.83%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (7.44%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Retail
3 5 (4.13%) German Language
4 4 (3.31%) Automotive
4 4 (3.31%) French Language
4 4 (3.31%) Japanese Language
5 3 (2.48%) Games
5 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.65%) Advertising
6 2 (1.65%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (51.24%) Developer
2 20 (16.53%) Architect
3 17 (14.05%) Junior
3 17 (14.05%) Senior Developer
4 16 (13.22%) Junior Developer
5 15 (12.40%) Software Developer
6 14 (11.57%) Java Developer
7 11 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (9.09%) Junior Software Developer
8 10 (8.26%) AWS Architect
8 10 (8.26%) AWS Specialist
8 10 (8.26%) Java Architect
8 10 (8.26%) PHP Architect
8 10 (8.26%) Security Architect
8 10 (8.26%) Security Specialist
8 10 (8.26%) Senior Architect
8 10 (8.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 10 (8.26%) Senior Security Architect
8 10 (8.26%) Senior Security Specialist
9 7 (5.79%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (40.50%) CSS
1 49 (40.50%) HTML
2 38 (31.40%) RESTful
3 32 (26.45%) Web Services
4 30 (24.79%) REST
5 27 (22.31%) CSS3
5 27 (22.31%) HTML5
5 27 (22.31%) JSON
6 25 (20.66%) .NET
7 20 (16.53%) XML
8 18 (14.88%) Node.js
8 18 (14.88%) SOAP
8 18 (14.88%) Spring
9 17 (14.05%) Spring Boot
9 17 (14.05%) Spring MVC
9 17 (14.05%) XSL
10 15 (12.40%) AngularJS
10 15 (12.40%) ASP.NET
11 14 (11.57%) jQuery
12 10 (8.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 113 (93.39%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.22%) User Experience
3 11 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (8.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.96%) Data Centre
7 5 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (2.48%) Animation
9 3 (2.48%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.83%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.83%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.53%) Linux
2 9 (7.44%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.61%) Windows
4 5 (4.13%) Android
5 4 (3.31%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.48%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.48%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (62.81%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (38.84%) MVC
3 37 (30.58%) Software Engineering
4 30 (24.79%) DevOps
5 29 (23.97%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (23.97%) OO
5 29 (23.97%) Scrum
5 29 (23.97%) Web Development
6 26 (21.49%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (21.49%) TDD
7 19 (15.70%) Test Automation
7 19 (15.70%) Unit Testing
8 17 (14.05%) Mentoring
8 17 (14.05%) Responsive Web Design
8 17 (14.05%) SOA
9 16 (13.22%) OWASP
10 14 (11.57%) Deployment Automation
11 13 (10.74%) Use Case
12 12 (9.92%) E-Commerce
12 12 (9.92%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 54 (44.63%) JavaScript
2 35 (28.93%) Java
3 27 (22.31%) SQL
4 23 (19.01%) C#
5 21 (17.36%) PHP
5 21 (17.36%) Python
6 19 (15.70%) Ruby
7 17 (14.05%) Go
8 13 (10.74%) C
9 11 (9.09%) ES6
10 7 (5.79%) Objective-C
11 6 (4.96%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.31%) C++
13 3 (2.48%) Apple Swift
13 3 (2.48%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.83%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.83%) R
15 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 121 (100.00%) Degree
2 12 (9.92%) Master's Degree
3 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.79%) MCSE
5 5 (4.13%) CCNA
5 5 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.13%) MCSA
6 3 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.65%) CEH
7 2 (1.65%) CISSP
7 2 (1.65%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (31.40%) QA
2 10 (8.26%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 7 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.48%) COSHH
4 3 (2.48%) GDPR
4 3 (2.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.48%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (16.53%) Docker
2 6 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.48%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.48%) Xen
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) SCCM
1 3 (2.48%) SCOM
2 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 26 (21.49%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.57%) Google
3 6 (4.96%) Cisco
3 6 (4.96%) VMware
4 4 (3.31%) Apple
4 4 (3.31%) Oracle
4 4 (3.31%) Twitter
5 3 (2.48%) Citrix
5 3 (2.48%) Dell
5 3 (2.48%) EMC
5 3 (2.48%) Isilon
5 3 (2.48%) Meraki
6 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.83%) Capita
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.83%) Tableau