Period
to 21 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 64 46
Rank change year-on-year -13 -18 +34
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 282 375 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.85% 4.54% 5.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.42% 10.43% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 229 294 340
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £41,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.19% +7.05% -2.50%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £66,750 £56,250
North West median annual salary £40,500 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +8.00% -

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,706 3,595 3,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.96% 43.49% 42.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,177 3,028 2,597
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Manchester

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in Manchester.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Manchester

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 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 +24 29 £40,000 +10.34% 8
Oldham +5 10 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Altrincham +10 7 £42,250 -6.11% 2
Sale - 7 £29,500 -
Salford -1 6 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Bolton +6 3 - - 1
Cheadle - 3 £37,500 - 4
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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.

1 202 (71.63%) Degree
2 156 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (42.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 92 (32.62%) C#
5 81 (28.72%) JavaScript
6 80 (28.37%) RESTful
7 78 (27.66%) MVC
8 77 (27.30%) .NET
9 68 (24.11%) Amazon AWS
10 65 (23.05%) HTML
11 64 (22.70%) Java
12 62 (21.99%) Software Engineering
13 61 (21.63%) SQL
13 61 (21.63%) TDD
14 60 (21.28%) CSS
15 59 (20.92%) SQL Server
16 58 (20.57%) Web Development
17 57 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
18 56 (19.86%) ASP.NET
19 55 (19.50%) Scrum
20 52 (18.44%) AngularJS
21 51 (18.09%) DevOps
22 46 (16.31%) Problem-Solving
22 46 (16.31%) Test Automation
23 45 (15.96%) Mathematics
23 45 (15.96%) Python
24 44 (15.60%) Linux
24 44 (15.60%) Web Services
24 44 (15.60%) .NET Framework
25 43 (15.25%) JSON

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 36 (12.77%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.55%) Apache Spark
2 10 (3.55%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (2.84%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.48%) nginx
5 6 (2.13%) SAS
6 5 (1.77%) Confluence
7 4 (1.42%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.71%) CMS
8 2 (0.71%) Content Management Server
8 2 (0.71%) DNN
8 2 (0.71%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.35%) IIS
9 1 (0.35%) JBoss
9 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 68 (24.11%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (14.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.38%) PaaS
4 14 (4.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 7 (2.48%) Amazon S3
5 7 (2.48%) npm
6 6 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.13%) SaaS
7 4 (1.42%) GitHub
8 3 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.06%) Google App Engine
8 3 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.06%) IaaS
8 3 (1.06%) Serverless
9 2 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.71%) AWS OpsWorks
9 2 (0.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.77%) HTTP
2 18 (6.38%) SSL
3 15 (5.32%) Internet
4 8 (2.84%) Bluetooth
4 8 (2.84%) Firewall
4 8 (2.84%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.77%) Network Security
6 4 (1.42%) DNS
7 3 (1.06%) SAN
7 3 (1.06%) SMTP
8 2 (0.71%) AMQP
8 2 (0.71%) SMS
8 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.35%) DHCP
9 1 (0.35%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (20.92%) SQL Server
2 41 (14.54%) MongoDB
3 36 (12.77%) NoSQL
4 26 (9.22%) MySQL
5 20 (7.09%) Relational Database
6 18 (6.38%) SQL Server 2016
7 14 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (4.96%) Hadoop
8 13 (4.61%) RDBMS
8 13 (4.61%) Redis
9 12 (4.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (3.55%) Big Data
11 7 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (1.77%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.42%) DB2
13 4 (1.42%) Looker
13 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (10.28%) Git (software)
2 26 (9.22%) TeamCity
3 15 (5.32%) Subversion
4 10 (3.55%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.55%) JIRA
4 10 (3.55%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.48%) Mocha
5 7 (2.48%) Vagrant
6 6 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.77%) Gradle
7 5 (1.77%) Maven
7 5 (1.77%) NUnit
7 5 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.42%) CocoaPods
8 4 (1.42%) Hudson
8 4 (1.42%) Travis CI
8 4 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.06%) JSUnit
9 3 (1.06%) Selenium
General
1 33 (11.70%) Games
2 17 (6.03%) Finance
3 15 (5.32%) Military
4 10 (3.55%) Automotive
4 10 (3.55%) Law
5 7 (2.48%) Retail
6 6 (2.13%) Legal
6 6 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.77%) French Language
7 5 (1.77%) German Language
7 5 (1.77%) Japanese Language
7 5 (1.77%) Marketing
7 5 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.06%) Banking
8 3 (1.06%) Electronics
8 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 133 (47.16%) Developer
2 46 (16.31%) Junior
3 40 (14.18%) Junior Developer
4 39 (13.83%) .NET Developer
5 30 (10.64%) Graduate
6 29 (10.28%) Architect
7 28 (9.93%) Junior .NET Developer
8 27 (9.57%) Graduate Developer
9 25 (8.87%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 23 (8.16%) Senior Developer
11 18 (6.38%) Software Developer
11 18 (6.38%) Software Engineer
12 17 (6.03%) Java Developer
13 15 (5.32%) Data Scientist
14 13 (4.61%) Analyst
14 13 (4.61%) Java Architect
14 13 (4.61%) PHP Architect
14 13 (4.61%) Tester
15 11 (3.90%) Junior Software Developer
16 10 (3.55%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (28.37%) RESTful
2 77 (27.30%) .NET
3 65 (23.05%) HTML
4 60 (21.28%) CSS
5 56 (19.86%) ASP.NET
6 52 (18.44%) AngularJS
7 44 (15.60%) .NET Framework
7 44 (15.60%) Web Services
8 43 (15.25%) JSON
9 41 (14.54%) XML
10 33 (11.70%) WCF
11 32 (11.35%) ASP.NET Web API
12 31 (10.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (10.64%) KnockoutJS
13 30 (10.64%) REST
13 30 (10.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 29 (10.28%) HTML5
15 27 (9.57%) Entity Framework
15 27 (9.57%) jQuery
16 26 (9.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (10.64%) User Experience
3 23 (8.16%) Algorithms
4 15 (5.32%) Data Structures
4 15 (5.32%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 15 (5.32%) Internet of Things
5 11 (3.90%) Client/Server
5 11 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (3.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (3.19%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.84%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.13%) Data Centre
10 6 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.77%) Life Science
11 5 (1.77%) LIMS
12 4 (1.42%) Animation
12 4 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.60%) Linux
2 27 (9.57%) Windows
3 12 (4.26%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.55%) Unix
5 8 (2.84%) Android
6 7 (2.48%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.13%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.06%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (27.66%) MVC
3 62 (21.99%) Software Engineering
4 61 (21.63%) TDD
5 58 (20.57%) Web Development
6 57 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (19.50%) Scrum
8 51 (18.09%) DevOps
9 46 (16.31%) Problem-Solving
9 46 (16.31%) Test Automation
10 45 (15.96%) Mathematics
11 42 (14.89%) OO
12 41 (14.54%) Kanban
13 37 (13.12%) Analytics
14 34 (12.06%) BDD
15 33 (11.70%) Dependency Injection
16 32 (11.35%) Data Science
17 30 (10.64%) Multithreading
18 28 (9.93%) Machine Learning
19 27 (9.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 92 (32.62%) C#
2 81 (28.72%) JavaScript
3 64 (22.70%) Java
4 61 (21.63%) SQL
5 45 (15.96%) Python
6 43 (15.25%) Ruby
7 27 (9.57%) PHP
8 25 (8.87%) F#
9 22 (7.80%) C
10 21 (7.45%) C++
11 20 (7.09%) Go
11 20 (7.09%) R
12 13 (4.61%) TypeScript
13 12 (4.26%) Scala
14 10 (3.55%) Objective-C
14 10 (3.55%) T-SQL
15 9 (3.19%) ES6
16 7 (2.48%) Apple Swift
17 4 (1.42%) Bash Shell
17 4 (1.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 202 (71.63%) Degree
2 121 (42.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (5.67%) PhD
4 13 (4.61%) Master's Degree
5 10 (3.55%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.13%) CISSP
6 6 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.42%) ISEB
8 3 (1.06%) HND
8 3 (1.06%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.06%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.71%) CCNA
9 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.71%) MCSA
9 2 (0.71%) MCSE
9 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.71%) PMP
10 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (12.77%) QA
2 19 (6.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.84%) GDPR
4 6 (2.13%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.77%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.77%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 3 (1.06%) SLA
7 1 (0.35%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 21 (7.45%) Docker
2 9 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.71%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.71%) vSphere
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (8.87%) Kibana
2 6 (2.13%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.06%) Ansible
4 2 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.35%) FlexNet
5 1 (0.35%) Nessus
5 1 (0.35%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 36 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.06%) Google
3 21 (7.45%) Oracle
4 15 (5.32%) Siemens
5 9 (3.19%) VMware
6 8 (2.84%) Apple
6 8 (2.84%) Tableau
7 7 (2.48%) Capita
8 6 (2.13%) Cognizant
9 4 (1.42%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.42%) Zend
10 3 (1.06%) Cisco
10 3 (1.06%) Meraki
10 3 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.06%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.06%) Twitter
11 2 (0.71%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.71%) Citrix
11 2 (0.71%) SAP
12 1 (0.35%) Xilinx