Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 77 68
Rank change year-on-year +26 -9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 351 289 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.33% 3.96% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.62% 4.34% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 177 235 291
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,900 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +13.33%

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 6,249 6,666 7,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.90% 91.45% 92.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4,780 5,544 6,305
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,080 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019. 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
Salford +18 50 £31,218 -10.81%
Stockport -7 17 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Bury +11 8 £35,000 -13.04% 1
Altrincham +19 7 £51,000 -8.11% 6
Cheadle -2 3 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Bolton -1 2 £43,750 -
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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.

1 214 (60.97%) Degree
2 181 (51.57%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (44.16%) Software Engineering
4 127 (36.18%) Java
5 114 (32.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 110 (31.34%) C++
7 89 (25.36%) Test Automation
8 84 (23.93%) JavaScript
9 81 (23.08%) Python
10 79 (22.51%) C#
11 77 (21.94%) Mathematics
12 72 (20.51%) User Experience
13 71 (20.23%) OO
14 68 (19.37%) Algorithms
14 68 (19.37%) AWS
15 66 (18.80%) HTML
15 66 (18.80%) CSS
15 66 (18.80%) Linux
16 60 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
17 58 (16.52%) DevOps
18 57 (16.24%) Scrum
19 56 (15.95%) Data Structures
19 56 (15.95%) Node.js
20 55 (15.67%) Azure
20 55 (15.67%) Finance
20 55 (15.67%) C
21 54 (15.38%) SDLC
22 53 (15.10%) AngularJS
22 53 (15.10%) Git (software)
23 51 (14.53%) React

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 13 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.28%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (1.99%) Confluence
4 3 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.28%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 68 (19.37%) AWS
2 55 (15.67%) Azure
3 37 (10.54%) SaaS
4 34 (9.69%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (6.84%) GCP
6 20 (5.70%) Serverless
7 17 (4.84%) Amazon SQS
8 15 (4.27%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (2.28%) Apigee
9 8 (2.28%) GitHub
10 5 (1.42%) npm
11 4 (1.14%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.57%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 39 (11.11%) Broadband
2 7 (1.99%) HTTP
3 5 (1.42%) Internet
4 4 (1.14%) VPN
4 4 (1.14%) Wireless
5 2 (0.57%) Network Security
6 1 (0.28%) DNS
6 1 (0.28%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.54%) Relational Database
2 33 (9.40%) Big Data
3 31 (8.83%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (8.55%) MySQL
5 22 (6.27%) NoSQL
6 18 (5.13%) MongoDB
7 11 (3.13%) SQL Server
8 6 (1.71%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.57%) Redis
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.28%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.28%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 53 (15.10%) Git (software)
2 40 (11.40%) JIRA
3 26 (7.41%) Subversion
4 25 (7.12%) Jenkins
5 20 (5.70%) Gerrit
6 15 (4.27%) RSpec
6 15 (4.27%) webpack
7 14 (3.99%) Brakeman
7 14 (3.99%) CircleCI
7 14 (3.99%) minitest
7 14 (3.99%) RuboCop
8 9 (2.56%) Grunt
8 9 (2.56%) gulp
8 9 (2.56%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.71%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.85%) Bitbucket Server
10 3 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (15.67%) Finance
2 26 (7.41%) Retail
3 22 (6.27%) Games
4 19 (5.41%) Marketing
5 17 (4.84%) Manufacturing
6 16 (4.56%) Electronics
7 14 (3.99%) Automotive
8 11 (3.13%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.85%) Public Sector
10 7 (1.99%) Legal
11 6 (1.71%) Law
12 2 (0.57%) Banking
12 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.28%) French Language
13 1 (0.28%) German Language
13 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 150 (42.74%) Developer
2 95 (27.07%) Software Engineer
3 54 (15.38%) Junior
4 51 (14.53%) Java Developer
5 49 (13.96%) C++ Developer
6 37 (10.54%) C# Developer
6 37 (10.54%) Graduate
7 35 (9.97%) Graduate Developer
7 35 (9.97%) Senior Software Engineer
8 34 (9.69%) Junior Developer
9 30 (8.55%) C++/Java Developer
9 30 (8.55%) Junior C# Developer
10 29 (8.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 29 (8.26%) Graduate C# Developer
11 28 (7.98%) Senior Developer
12 27 (7.69%) Graduate Java Developer
13 26 (7.41%) C++/C# Developer
13 26 (7.41%) Development Engineer
13 26 (7.41%) Graduate C++ Developer
13 26 (7.41%) Junior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (18.80%) CSS
1 66 (18.80%) HTML
2 56 (15.95%) Node.js
3 53 (15.10%) AngularJS
4 51 (14.53%) React
5 38 (10.83%) .NET
6 34 (9.69%) RESTful
7 32 (9.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 31 (8.83%) jQuery
9 23 (6.55%) Vue.js
10 22 (6.27%) CSS3
11 20 (5.70%) OpenJDK
12 18 (5.13%) Swagger
13 17 (4.84%) GraphQL
14 16 (4.56%) REST
14 16 (4.56%) Ruby on Rails
14 16 (4.56%) XML
15 15 (4.27%) Apache Flex
16 14 (3.99%) HTML5
16 14 (3.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 72 (20.51%) User Experience
2 68 (19.37%) Algorithms
3 56 (15.95%) Data Structures
4 47 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (9.97%) Smartphone
6 27 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (7.41%) Derivative
7 26 (7.41%) Hedge funds
8 23 (6.55%) Virtual Team
9 11 (3.13%) Client/Server
9 11 (3.13%) Robotics
10 10 (2.85%) Blog
11 9 (2.56%) Management Information System
12 8 (2.28%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.99%) 3D Graphics
14 5 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (1.42%) Internet of Things
15 4 (1.14%) Blackberry
15 4 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
15 4 (1.14%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 66 (18.80%) Linux
2 20 (5.70%) CentOS
2 20 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 20 (5.70%) SUSE
2 20 (5.70%) Ubuntu
3 17 (4.84%) Windows
4 16 (4.56%) Android
5 4 (1.14%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.57%) Unix
8 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (51.57%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (44.16%) Software Engineering
3 89 (25.36%) Test Automation
4 77 (21.94%) Mathematics
5 71 (20.23%) OO
6 60 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
7 58 (16.52%) DevOps
8 57 (16.24%) Scrum
9 54 (15.38%) SDLC
10 49 (13.96%) Problem-Solving
11 48 (13.68%) Open Source
12 46 (13.11%) Artificial Intelligence
12 46 (13.11%) Front End Development
12 46 (13.11%) Open Source Development
13 41 (11.68%) Machine Learning
14 38 (10.83%) Creative Thinking
15 37 (10.54%) Physics
16 35 (9.97%) Data Science
17 34 (9.69%) Microservices
18 29 (8.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (36.18%) Java
2 110 (31.34%) C++
3 84 (23.93%) JavaScript
4 81 (23.08%) Python
5 79 (22.51%) C#
6 55 (15.67%) C
7 49 (13.96%) SQL
8 36 (10.26%) R
9 33 (9.40%) PHP
10 24 (6.84%) TypeScript
11 23 (6.55%) Go
12 19 (5.41%) ES6
13 18 (5.13%) Ruby
14 12 (3.42%) Apex Code
15 11 (3.13%) MATLAB
16 8 (2.28%) JSX
17 6 (1.71%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.71%) VC++
18 3 (0.85%) Apple Swift
18 3 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 214 (60.97%) Degree
2 114 (32.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (5.13%) DV Cleared
3 18 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.27%) PhD
5 3 (0.85%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.57%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.28%) CISM
7 1 (0.28%) CISSP
7 1 (0.28%) EnCE
7 1 (0.28%) GPEN
7 1 (0.28%) ISEB
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.12%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) Basel II
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.28%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) PMO
3 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (7.12%) Docker
2 23 (6.55%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (3.99%) Varnish
4 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (4.27%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.71%) Ansible
3 3 (0.85%) Terraform
4 2 (0.57%) Kibana
4 2 (0.57%) logstash
4 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (5.13%) Sage
2 16 (4.56%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (2.85%) Oracle
3 10 (2.85%) SAP
4 9 (2.56%) Adobe
5 6 (1.71%) Cisco
6 4 (1.14%) iManage
6 4 (1.14%) Informatica
6 4 (1.14%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.14%) Pega
6 4 (1.14%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 4 (1.14%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.85%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.85%) New Relic
7 3 (0.85%) Trend Micro
8 1 (0.28%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.28%) Meraki
8 1 (0.28%) Sun
8 1 (0.28%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.28%) Zend