Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 87 68 67
Rank change year-on-year -19 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 108 212 292
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.11% 4.02% 4.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 4.29% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 106 177 226
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £25,375 £26,150 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £80,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 3,303 4,943 6,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 95.00% 93.80% 92.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,851 4,025 5,027
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +7 7 £60,000 -33.33% 1
Cheadle - 6 £23,000 -
Bolton +12 2 £32,500 -35.00% 3
Sale - 2 £21,000 -
Wigan - 2 £47,500 -
Salford +18 1 £50,000 -
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 72 (66.67%) Degree
2 51 (47.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (42.59%) Problem-Solving
3 46 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (32.41%) Microsoft
6 29 (26.85%) Software Engineering
7 28 (25.93%) C#
7 28 (25.93%) React
8 24 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 22 (20.37%) .NET
9 22 (20.37%) JavaScript
10 20 (18.52%) Azure
10 20 (18.52%) AngularJS
11 19 (17.59%) Firewall
12 18 (16.67%) Java
13 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Office
13 17 (15.74%) AWS
13 17 (15.74%) Front End Development
14 16 (14.81%) Blazor
14 16 (14.81%) Visual Studio
14 16 (14.81%) Change Management
14 16 (14.81%) Finance
15 15 (13.89%) SQL
15 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (13.89%) CRM
16 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET
16 13 (12.04%) Python
17 12 (11.11%) Retail
17 12 (11.11%) Data Science

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 10 (9.26%) CMS
2 8 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.93%) Confluence
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.52%) Azure
2 17 (15.74%) AWS
3 6 (5.56%) Amazon Kinesis
3 6 (5.56%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.70%) GitHub
5 3 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (2.78%) Serverless
6 2 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.59%) Firewall
2 8 (7.41%) DNS
2 8 (7.41%) FTP
2 8 (7.41%) IPsec
2 8 (7.41%) LAN
2 8 (7.41%) SSL
2 8 (7.41%) VLAN
2 8 (7.41%) VPN
2 8 (7.41%) WAN
2 8 (7.41%) WLAN
3 5 (4.63%) MPLS
4 4 (3.70%) VoIP
5 3 (2.78%) BGP
5 3 (2.78%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (1.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.48%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.56%) Amazon Athena
3 6 (5.56%) Amazon QuickSight
3 6 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (5.56%) Data Lake
3 6 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.56%) MySQL
3 6 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.78%) Big Data
5 2 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.85%) MS Access
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.48%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (6.48%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.70%) Selenium
5 2 (1.85%) JIRA
6 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (14.81%) Finance
2 12 (11.11%) Retail
3 8 (7.41%) Electronics
4 6 (5.56%) Banking
5 5 (4.63%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.70%) Public Sector
6 4 (3.70%) Spanish Language
7 3 (2.78%) Marketing
8 2 (1.85%) Law
8 2 (1.85%) Legal
9 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (11.11%) IT Engineer
2 12 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 11 (10.19%) .NET Developer
3 11 (10.19%) Graduate
4 10 (9.26%) C# Developer
4 10 (9.26%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (9.26%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
5 9 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
5 9 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 9 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (8.33%) Junior
5 9 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (7.41%) IT Support
6 8 (7.41%) Product Owner
6 8 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.93%) React
2 22 (20.37%) .NET
3 20 (18.52%) AngularJS
4 16 (14.81%) Blazor
5 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET
6 11 (10.19%) HTML
7 10 (9.26%) .NET Core
7 10 (9.26%) Vue.js
8 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET Core
9 8 (7.41%) Spring
10 7 (6.48%) Hibernate
10 7 (6.48%) XML
11 6 (5.56%) CSS
11 6 (5.56%) Grails
11 6 (5.56%) GraphQL
11 6 (5.56%) REST
12 4 (3.70%) Web Services
13 3 (2.78%) LAMP
13 3 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.26%) User Experience
3 9 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (6.48%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.70%) FMCG
6 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.85%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.93%) Robotics
7 1 (0.93%) Social Media
7 1 (0.93%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.19%) Windows
2 10 (9.26%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.33%) Linux
4 8 (7.41%) Windows 10
4 8 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (42.59%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (26.85%) Software Engineering
3 17 (15.74%) Front End Development
4 16 (14.81%) Change Management
5 15 (13.89%) CRM
6 12 (11.11%) Data Science
7 11 (10.19%) Project Management
8 10 (9.26%) Analytics
8 10 (9.26%) Coaching
8 10 (9.26%) DevOps
8 10 (9.26%) E-Commerce
8 10 (9.26%) ITIL
9 9 (8.33%) Machine Learning
9 9 (8.33%) Mathematics
9 9 (8.33%) Time Management
10 8 (7.41%) Analytical Thinking
10 8 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (7.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.93%) C#
2 22 (20.37%) JavaScript
3 18 (16.67%) Java
4 15 (13.89%) SQL
5 13 (12.04%) Python
6 8 (7.41%) PHP
7 4 (3.70%) Go
7 4 (3.70%) Ruby
8 3 (2.78%) C++
8 3 (2.78%) R
8 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.85%) HiveQL
9 2 (1.85%) VBA
10 1 (0.93%) ES6
10 1 (0.93%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 72 (66.67%) Degree
2 51 (47.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (7.41%) MCITP
4 8 (7.41%) MCSA
4 8 (7.41%) MCSE
4 8 (7.41%) PhD
5 7 (6.48%) Master's Degree
6 5 (4.63%) CCIE
6 5 (4.63%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 5 (4.63%) CCNP
6 5 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.70%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) QA
3 2 (1.85%) GDPR
4 1 (0.93%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) WSUS
2 6 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (32.41%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.19%) Cisco
3 8 (7.41%) Sophos
3 8 (7.41%) ZyXEL
4 7 (6.48%) Oracle
5 6 (5.56%) Snowplow
6 5 (4.63%) Juniper
6 5 (4.63%) VMware
7 4 (3.70%) Google
8 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.78%) SAP
9 2 (1.85%) Databricks
10 1 (0.93%) HubSpot
10 1 (0.93%) IBM
10 1 (0.93%) Telerik
10 1 (0.93%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.93%) Zscaler