Period
to 16 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 104 98 59
Rank change year-on-year -6 -39 +26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 156 62 304
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.82% 2.40% 4.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.57% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 106 53 192
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £26,025
25th Percentile £39,375 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +19.05%
75th Percentile £68,063 £57,500 £62,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £53,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -6.54% +12.63% +11.76%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,267 2,410 6,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 95.21% 93.37% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3,951 2,149 4,940
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £28,440
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £70,484
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Manchester

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science in Manchester.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Manchester

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Manchester

Computer Science
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 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Oldham - 1 - - 8
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, IT jobs citing Computer Science 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.

1 123 (78.85%) Degree
2 99 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (47.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 73 (46.79%) Social Skills
5 64 (41.03%) Software Engineering
6 58 (37.18%) SQL Server
7 51 (32.69%) C#
8 49 (31.41%) .NET
8 49 (31.41%) Azure
8 49 (31.41%) AWS
8 49 (31.41%) DevOps
9 48 (30.77%) JavaScript
10 42 (26.92%) Finance
11 40 (25.64%) Microservices
12 38 (24.36%) Problem-Solving
12 38 (24.36%) Java
13 33 (21.15%) SQL
13 33 (21.15%) React
14 28 (17.95%) Change Management
14 28 (17.95%) Linux
14 28 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (16.67%) C++
16 24 (15.38%) Microsoft
16 24 (15.38%) RESTful
16 24 (15.38%) Node.js
17 23 (14.74%) RabbitMQ
17 23 (14.74%) Git (software)
18 22 (14.10%) Project Management
19 21 (13.46%) PostgreSQL
19 21 (13.46%) MySQL

Computer Science
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 8 (5.13%) IIS
2 5 (3.21%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.56%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.64%) Confluence
5 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 49 (31.41%) AWS
1 49 (31.41%) Azure
2 15 (9.62%) Amazon SQS
3 10 (6.41%) OpenShift
3 10 (6.41%) SaaS
4 9 (5.77%) GitHub
5 8 (5.13%) GitHub Actions
5 8 (5.13%) mabl
6 7 (4.49%) GCP
7 6 (3.85%) Azure Service Bus
7 6 (3.85%) npm
7 6 (3.85%) Veeva
8 5 (3.21%) Microsoft 365
9 4 (2.56%) Azure Service Fabric
10 3 (1.92%) Boomi
10 3 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.92%) Serverless
11 2 (1.28%) Google Play
11 2 (1.28%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.62%) Internet
2 11 (7.05%) Modbus
2 11 (7.05%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.85%) Wireshark
4 4 (2.56%) DHCP
4 4 (2.56%) DNS
5 1 (0.64%) HTTP
5 1 (0.64%) LAN
5 1 (0.64%) VPN
5 1 (0.64%) WAN
5 1 (0.64%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (37.18%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.46%) MySQL
2 21 (13.46%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (12.18%) Relational Database
4 15 (9.62%) Amazon Aurora
4 15 (9.62%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (3.21%) Big Data
5 5 (3.21%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (2.56%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.28%) Power BI
8 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.64%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.64%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.64%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 23 (14.74%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.90%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.97%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.85%) GitLab
4 6 (3.85%) Maven
5 5 (3.21%) Artifactory
5 5 (3.21%) Gradle
5 5 (3.21%) Selenium
6 4 (2.56%) JUnit
6 4 (2.56%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.92%) Ant
7 3 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.92%) Cypress.io
7 3 (1.92%) Hudson
7 3 (1.92%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.28%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.28%) JIRA
8 2 (1.28%) REST Assured
8 2 (1.28%) Serenity BDD
8 2 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 73 (46.79%) Social Skills
2 42 (26.92%) Finance
3 28 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (10.26%) Organisational Skills
5 11 (7.05%) Electronics
5 11 (7.05%) Law
5 11 (7.05%) Retail
6 9 (5.77%) Military
6 9 (5.77%) Police
6 9 (5.77%) Presentation Skills
7 8 (5.13%) Legal
8 7 (4.49%) Games
8 7 (4.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 6 (3.85%) Banking
10 5 (3.21%) French Language
10 5 (3.21%) German Language
10 5 (3.21%) Italian Language
10 5 (3.21%) Spanish Language
11 2 (1.28%) Billing
11 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (25.64%) Developer
2 32 (20.51%) Software Engineer
3 13 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 13 (8.33%) Consultant
3 13 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 13 (8.33%) Graduate
4 12 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 11 (7.05%) Senior .NET Developer
5 11 (7.05%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 9 (5.77%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (5.77%) Software Engineering Graduate
7 8 (5.13%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.49%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (4.49%) Java Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (3.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (2.56%) Development Manager
11 4 (2.56%) Integration Engineer
11 4 (2.56%) Software Development Manager
11 4 (2.56%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (31.41%) .NET
2 33 (21.15%) React
3 24 (15.38%) Node.js
3 24 (15.38%) RESTful
4 23 (14.74%) RabbitMQ
5 20 (12.82%) CSS
6 18 (11.54%) .NET Framework
6 18 (11.54%) AngularJS
6 18 (11.54%) HTML
7 16 (10.26%) Kafka
8 15 (9.62%) JMS
8 15 (9.62%) SOAP
9 14 (8.97%) Web Services
10 13 (8.33%) Blazor
10 13 (8.33%) Spring
11 12 (7.69%) Entity Framework
12 11 (7.05%) WCF
12 11 (7.05%) WPF
13 10 (6.41%) Spring Boot
14 9 (5.77%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.90%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (7.05%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.77%) Video\Live Streaming
4 8 (5.13%) Data Structures
4 8 (5.13%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.49%) Life Science
6 6 (3.85%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.21%) Blog
7 5 (3.21%) Cloud Native
7 5 (3.21%) Reinsurance
7 5 (3.21%) User Experience
8 4 (2.56%) Online Gambling
9 3 (1.92%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.92%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.28%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.95%) Linux
2 18 (11.54%) Unix
3 16 (10.26%) Windows
4 6 (3.85%) Android
5 5 (3.21%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.92%) AIX
7 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (41.03%) Software Engineering
3 49 (31.41%) DevOps
4 40 (25.64%) Microservices
5 38 (24.36%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (17.95%) Change Management
7 22 (14.10%) Project Management
8 21 (13.46%) Full Stack Development
8 21 (13.46%) Mathematics
8 21 (13.46%) Test Automation
9 20 (12.82%) Scrum
10 19 (12.18%) OOP
11 18 (11.54%) OO
12 17 (10.90%) Analytics
12 17 (10.90%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (10.26%) Mentoring
13 16 (10.26%) Service Management
14 15 (9.62%) Artificial Intelligence
14 15 (9.62%) Machine Learning
14 15 (9.62%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.69%) C#
2 48 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 38 (24.36%) Java
4 33 (21.15%) SQL
5 26 (16.67%) C++
6 14 (8.97%) Python
7 12 (7.69%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.56%) R
8 4 (2.56%) Scala
9 3 (1.92%) Java 8
9 3 (1.92%) PHP
10 2 (1.28%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.28%) C
10 2 (1.28%) ES6
10 2 (1.28%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.64%) Perl
11 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.64%) Ruby
11 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 123 (78.85%) Degree
2 74 (47.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (8.97%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (3.85%) OCP
5 6 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (3.21%) DBS Check
6 5 (3.21%) Master's Degree
7 4 (2.56%) MCSE
7 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.92%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.28%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (1.28%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.64%) CCNA
10 1 (0.64%) HNC
10 1 (0.64%) HND
10 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.64%) PhD
10 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.13%) QA
2 6 (3.85%) CDISC
2 6 (3.85%) PMO
3 5 (3.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 17 (10.90%) Docker
2 3 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.64%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (12.18%) Kubernetes
2 10 (6.41%) Ansible
3 8 (5.13%) Terraform
4 6 (3.85%) CloudForms
5 4 (2.56%) Puppet
6 3 (1.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 3 (1.92%) Consul
6 3 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (1.92%) Grafana
6 3 (1.92%) Graphite
6 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.92%) Nagios
6 3 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.92%) Opsview
6 3 (1.92%) Packer
6 3 (1.92%) Salt
6 3 (1.92%) WSUS
6 3 (1.92%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.64%) SCCM
7 1 (0.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.77%) Fujitsu
2 9 (5.77%) Intel
2 9 (5.77%) Oracle
3 7 (4.49%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.85%) Google
4 6 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.56%) Cisco
5 4 (2.56%) Sun
5 4 (2.56%) TOWER Software
5 4 (2.56%) VMware
6 3 (1.92%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.92%) Talend
6 3 (1.92%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.92%) webMethods
7 1 (0.64%) Citrix
7 1 (0.64%) SAP