Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 65 89
Rank change year-on-year -8 +24 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 351 326 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.40% 4.35% 3.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.96% 10.76% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 293 279 172
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £25,050
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -

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 3202 3029 2656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.15% 40.38% 36.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2633 2626 2116
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,875
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 £60,000 - 1
Altrincham -5 14 £33,500 -21.18% 2
Oldham +11 4 £21,500 -38.57% 3
Salford -2 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Bolton -11 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Sale - 1 £43,000 -
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 280 (79.77%) Degree
2 171 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (32.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 109 (31.05%) C#
5 104 (29.63%) JavaScript
6 101 (28.77%) SQL Server
7 94 (26.78%) .NET
8 84 (23.93%) MVC
9 82 (23.36%) Web Development
10 80 (22.79%) Java
11 76 (21.65%) Linux
12 72 (20.51%) ASP.NET
13 69 (19.66%) TDD
13 69 (19.66%) Software Engineering
14 64 (18.23%) HTML
15 63 (17.95%) WCF
16 62 (17.66%) AngularJS
17 61 (17.38%) SQL
18 60 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC
19 59 (16.81%) Mathematics
20 58 (16.52%) Web Services
20 58 (16.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 57 (16.24%) RESTful
21 57 (16.24%) Continuous Improvement
22 56 (15.95%) .NET Framework
23 53 (15.10%) Ruby
24 52 (14.81%) Oracle
24 52 (14.81%) Microsoft
25 51 (14.53%) XML
26 46 (13.11%) Python

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 (10.26%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (3.42%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.28%) nginx
3 8 (2.28%) SAS
4 6 (1.71%) JBoss
5 4 (1.14%) Drupal
5 4 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.85%) Apache
6 3 (0.85%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.57%) Confluence
7 2 (0.57%) IIS
7 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.28%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.28%) Predix
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.42%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.28%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Magento
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.57%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.28%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 46 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (12.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.42%) SaaS
5 4 (1.14%) GitHub
5 4 (1.14%) npm
6 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.28%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.27%) HTTP
2 8 (2.28%) SSL
3 6 (1.71%) Bluetooth
3 6 (1.71%) GPRS
3 6 (1.71%) NFC
3 6 (1.71%) RFID
3 6 (1.71%) RS-232
3 6 (1.71%) UMTS
3 6 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.85%) Broadband
5 2 (0.57%) Firewall
5 2 (0.57%) Skype
6 1 (0.28%) Internet
6 1 (0.28%) NAS
6 1 (0.28%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (28.77%) SQL Server
2 42 (11.97%) MongoDB
3 34 (9.69%) Big Data
4 31 (8.83%) SQL Server 2014
5 26 (7.41%) MySQL
6 24 (6.84%) NoSQL
7 22 (6.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (3.99%) Redis
9 13 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.85%) Hadoop
10 10 (2.85%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.99%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.71%) GIS
12 6 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.85%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.85%) HBase
14 3 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 32 (9.12%) Visual Studio
2 31 (8.83%) Selenium
2 31 (8.83%) TeamCity
3 29 (8.26%) Git (software)
4 24 (6.84%) Subversion
5 22 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (4.84%) Jenkins
7 16 (4.56%) JIRA
8 8 (2.28%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.28%) Gradle
9 7 (1.99%) Maven
9 7 (1.99%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.71%) Ranorex
10 6 (1.71%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.42%) Robot Framework
12 4 (1.14%) Mocha
12 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.85%) JUnit
13 3 (0.85%) Mercurial
General
1 45 (12.82%) Games
2 39 (11.11%) Finance
3 20 (5.70%) Retail
4 14 (3.99%) Automotive
5 8 (2.28%) French Language
5 8 (2.28%) German Language
5 8 (2.28%) Japanese Language
6 6 (1.71%) Advertising
6 6 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.14%) Electronics
7 4 (1.14%) Marketing
8 3 (0.85%) Banking
8 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.28%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (46.72%) Developer
2 62 (17.66%) .NET Developer
3 52 (14.81%) Graduate
4 48 (13.68%) Analyst
5 43 (12.25%) Software Developer
6 42 (11.97%) Junior
6 42 (11.97%) Senior Developer
7 40 (11.40%) Java Developer
8 39 (11.11%) Junior Developer
9 34 (9.69%) Graduate Developer
9 34 (9.69%) JavaScript Developer
10 31 (8.83%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 31 (8.83%) Junior .NET Developer
11 29 (8.26%) Business Analyst
12 26 (7.41%) C# Developer
12 26 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
13 25 (7.12%) Java Software Developer
13 25 (7.12%) SQL Developer
14 24 (6.84%) C# .NET Developer
14 24 (6.84%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (26.78%) .NET
2 72 (20.51%) ASP.NET
3 64 (18.23%) HTML
4 63 (17.95%) WCF
5 62 (17.66%) AngularJS
6 60 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 58 (16.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 58 (16.52%) Web Services
8 57 (16.24%) RESTful
9 56 (15.95%) .NET Framework
10 51 (14.53%) XML
11 46 (13.11%) Spring
12 43 (12.25%) CSS
13 41 (11.68%) HTML5
14 38 (10.83%) Ajax
14 38 (10.83%) ASP.NET Web API
14 38 (10.83%) jQuery
15 36 (10.26%) WPF
16 33 (9.40%) Entity Framework
16 33 (9.40%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.12%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.56%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.99%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.28%) iPad
5 8 (2.28%) User Experience
6 6 (1.71%) CAN bus
6 6 (1.71%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.71%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.71%) NHS
7 5 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (1.42%) Life Science
7 5 (1.42%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.14%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.14%) Robotics
8 4 (1.14%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.57%) Fintech
10 2 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 76 (21.65%) Linux
2 34 (9.69%) Windows
3 12 (3.42%) Android
3 12 (3.42%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.28%) Windows XP
5 7 (1.99%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.71%) Unix
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (23.93%) MVC
3 82 (23.36%) Web Development
4 69 (19.66%) Software Engineering
4 69 (19.66%) TDD
5 59 (16.81%) Mathematics
6 57 (16.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 43 (12.25%) BDD
7 43 (12.25%) Kanban
7 43 (12.25%) Multithreading
8 41 (11.68%) OO
9 35 (9.97%) Dependency Injection
9 35 (9.97%) Test Automation
10 33 (9.40%) Scrum
11 32 (9.12%) Open Source
12 31 (8.83%) DevOps
12 31 (8.83%) Mentoring
12 31 (8.83%) Web Application Development
13 30 (8.55%) E-Commerce
14 29 (8.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (31.05%) C#
2 104 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 80 (22.79%) Java
4 61 (17.38%) SQL
5 53 (15.10%) Ruby
6 46 (13.11%) Python
7 39 (11.11%) PHP
8 32 (9.12%) C
9 31 (8.83%) C++
9 31 (8.83%) F#
10 13 (3.70%) Go
11 11 (3.13%) Embedded C
11 11 (3.13%) R
12 7 (1.99%) ES6
12 7 (1.99%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.71%) ANSI C
13 6 (1.71%) PHP 7
14 5 (1.42%) PHP 5
14 5 (1.42%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 280 (79.77%) Degree
2 114 (32.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (6.55%) Master's Degree
4 17 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (3.42%) PhD
6 11 (3.13%) MCPD
6 11 (3.13%) MCSD
7 6 (1.71%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.71%) ISEB
7 6 (1.71%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.71%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.14%) HND
9 4 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (1.14%) SAS Certification
10 3 (0.85%) CCNA
10 3 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.85%) CISM
10 3 (0.85%) MCSA
10 3 (0.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.69%) QA
2 7 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.42%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 2 (0.57%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (1.99%) Firmware
2 6 (1.71%) Docker
3 3 (0.85%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.85%) HDFS
4 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (8.83%) Kibana
2 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 52 (14.81%) Microsoft
1 52 (14.81%) Oracle
2 33 (9.40%) Google
3 6 (1.71%) Atlassian
4 5 (1.42%) ANSYS
4 5 (1.42%) Apigee
4 5 (1.42%) SAP
5 3 (0.85%) Cognizant
5 3 (0.85%) Tableau
6 2 (0.57%) Cisco
6 2 (0.57%) Epicor
6 2 (0.57%) Infor
6 2 (0.57%) Sage
6 2 (0.57%) Zend
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe
7 1 (0.28%) Apple
7 1 (0.28%) Informatica
7 1 (0.28%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.28%) Remedy
7 1 (0.28%) Sitecore