Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 75 66
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9 +26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 279 346 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.82% 4.39% 4.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.76% 10.66% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 229 289 273
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £62,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £41,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.22% +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 2,860 3,246 3,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.16% 41.18% 41.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,368 2,663 2,696
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £66,250 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +14 16 £37,500 -37.50% 3
Bury - 11 £40,250 - 2
Oldham +3 7 £27,500 +27.91% 2
Sale +2 7 £29,500 -31.40%
Salford -6 6 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Altrincham -22 5 £56,000 +67.16%
Cheadle - 4 £35,000 -
Bolton +19 3 - - 1
Wigan - 1 £35,000 -
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 227 (81.36%) Degree
2 155 (55.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 145 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (34.05%) C#
5 93 (33.33%) Java
6 82 (29.39%) JavaScript
7 78 (27.96%) Mathematics
8 73 (26.16%) TDD
9 70 (25.09%) Software Engineering
10 62 (22.22%) C++
11 58 (20.79%) HTML
11 58 (20.79%) Web Services
11 58 (20.79%) Python
12 57 (20.43%) Continuous Integration
12 57 (20.43%) Amazon AWS
13 54 (19.35%) CSS
14 53 (19.00%) .NET
15 50 (17.92%) DevOps
16 49 (17.56%) OO
17 48 (17.20%) NoSQL
18 47 (16.85%) RESTful
19 45 (16.13%) Windows
19 45 (16.13%) Configuration Management
20 44 (15.77%) Scrum
20 44 (15.77%) User Experience
21 42 (15.05%) AngularJS
22 41 (14.70%) Test Automation
22 41 (14.70%) MVC
22 41 (14.70%) XML
23 40 (14.34%) SQL

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 29 (10.39%) Apache
2 28 (10.04%) Apache Spark
3 10 (3.58%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.15%) nginx
6 5 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.36%) Confluence
8 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.87%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 57 (20.43%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 27 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
3 27 (9.68%) Amazon EMR
4 15 (5.38%) PaaS
5 13 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (2.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.36%) Algolia
7 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.36%) Firebase
7 1 (0.36%) GitHub
7 1 (0.36%) npm
7 1 (0.36%) SaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.32%) HTTP
2 24 (8.60%) Internet
2 24 (8.60%) RS-232
3 20 (7.17%) SSL
4 16 (5.73%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (5.02%) Bluetooth
6 13 (4.66%) RS-485
7 7 (2.51%) AMQP
8 5 (1.79%) Firewall
9 3 (1.08%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.72%) DNS
10 2 (0.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.20%) NoSQL
2 37 (13.26%) MongoDB
2 37 (13.26%) SQL Server
3 34 (12.19%) Relational Database
4 33 (11.83%) Hadoop
5 29 (10.39%) Big Data
6 27 (9.68%) Amazon Athena
6 27 (9.68%) Amazon Redshift
6 27 (9.68%) Flink
7 17 (6.09%) MySQL
8 12 (4.30%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.15%) Redis
11 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 37 (13.26%) JIRA
2 21 (7.53%) Visual Studio
3 17 (6.09%) Subversion
4 11 (3.94%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.87%) CocoaPods
5 8 (2.87%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.15%) Ant
7 6 (2.15%) CruiseControl
7 6 (2.15%) Hudson
8 4 (1.43%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.43%) Selenium
9 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.72%) Gradle
10 2 (0.72%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.72%) Mocha
10 2 (0.72%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.72%) Sinon.JS
10 2 (0.72%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (13.98%) Finance
2 38 (13.62%) Games
3 15 (5.38%) Military
4 9 (3.23%) Law
5 7 (2.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.15%) Automotive
6 6 (2.15%) Electronics
7 5 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.43%) Banking
8 4 (1.43%) Marketing
8 4 (1.43%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.08%) French Language
10 2 (0.72%) Advertising
10 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.72%) German Language
10 2 (0.72%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.72%) Retail
11 1 (0.36%) Legal
11 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 131 (46.95%) Developer
2 38 (13.62%) Junior
3 34 (12.19%) Software Engineer
4 31 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 28 (10.04%) Architect
6 27 (9.68%) C# Developer
7 25 (8.96%) .NET Developer
7 25 (8.96%) Graduate
8 22 (7.89%) Embedded Engineer
8 22 (7.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 21 (7.53%) Graduate Developer
10 20 (7.17%) Java Developer
11 17 (6.09%) C Software Engineer
11 17 (6.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 17 (6.09%) C++ Software Engineer
11 17 (6.09%) Senior Developer
12 16 (5.73%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
12 16 (5.73%) C++ Developer
12 16 (5.73%) Embedded C Engineer
12 16 (5.73%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (20.79%) HTML
1 58 (20.79%) Web Services
2 54 (19.35%) CSS
3 53 (19.00%) .NET
4 47 (16.85%) RESTful
5 42 (15.05%) AngularJS
6 41 (14.70%) XML
7 38 (13.62%) ASP.NET
8 37 (13.26%) JSON
9 30 (10.75%) jQuery
10 27 (9.68%) Kafka
11 26 (9.32%) Spark Streaming
12 21 (7.53%) .NET Framework
12 21 (7.53%) HTML5
13 18 (6.45%) Ajax
14 17 (6.09%) CSS3
15 16 (5.73%) WCF
16 15 (5.38%) SOAP
17 14 (5.02%) Spring
17 14 (5.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.77%) User Experience
2 36 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (12.19%) Algorithms
4 28 (10.04%) Internet of Things
5 21 (7.53%) Data Structures
6 19 (6.81%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (5.38%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 12 (4.30%) Fintech
9 11 (3.94%) Client/Server
9 11 (3.94%) Mobile App
10 10 (3.58%) Derivative
10 10 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (3.23%) Animation
11 9 (3.23%) Management Information System
12 7 (2.51%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
13 5 (1.79%) VLE
14 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.43%) Life Science
14 4 (1.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.13%) Windows
2 39 (13.98%) Linux
3 16 (5.73%) Apple iOS
4 14 (5.02%) Android
5 9 (3.23%) Ubuntu
6 8 (2.87%) Unix
7 5 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (1.79%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.72%) watchOS
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (27.96%) Mathematics
3 73 (26.16%) TDD
4 70 (25.09%) Software Engineering
5 57 (20.43%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (17.92%) DevOps
7 49 (17.56%) OO
8 45 (16.13%) Configuration Management
9 44 (15.77%) Scrum
10 41 (14.70%) MVC
10 41 (14.70%) Test Automation
11 38 (13.62%) Web Development
12 37 (13.26%) Analytics
13 36 (12.90%) Open Source
14 31 (11.11%) Multithreading
15 30 (10.75%) Data Modelling
16 28 (10.04%) Change Management
17 27 (9.68%) BDD
18 26 (9.32%) Data Engineering
18 26 (9.32%) Data Ingestion
Programming Languages
1 95 (34.05%) C#
2 93 (33.33%) Java
3 82 (29.39%) JavaScript
4 62 (22.22%) C++
5 58 (20.79%) Python
6 40 (14.34%) SQL
7 38 (13.62%) C
8 33 (11.83%) PHP
9 32 (11.47%) Scala
10 18 (6.45%) R
10 18 (6.45%) TypeScript
11 14 (5.02%) Ruby
12 11 (3.94%) Apple Swift
13 10 (3.58%) Objective-C
14 9 (3.23%) Go
15 7 (2.51%) PHP 5
16 6 (2.15%) F#
17 4 (1.43%) T-SQL
17 4 (1.43%) VC++
18 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 227 (81.36%) Degree
2 155 (55.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (10.75%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (2.51%) Master's Degree
4 7 (2.51%) PhD
4 7 (2.51%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.79%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.08%) ISEB
7 3 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.72%) CISA
8 2 (0.72%) CISSP
8 2 (0.72%) MCITP
8 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.36%) CAPM
9 1 (0.36%) CISM
9 1 (0.36%) CRISC
9 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.32%) QA
2 9 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.51%) GDPR
4 5 (1.79%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.08%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.08%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.72%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 1 (0.36%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.08%) Docker
2 3 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.15%) Kibana
2 2 (0.72%) Ansible
2 2 (0.72%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (9.68%) CA Agile Central
2 20 (7.17%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.38%) Siemens
4 9 (3.23%) Tableau
5 8 (2.87%) Apple
6 7 (2.51%) Oracle
7 6 (2.15%) Google
8 5 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.79%) VMware
9 3 (1.08%) Zend
10 2 (0.72%) Cisco
10 2 (0.72%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.72%) SAP
11 1 (0.36%) FatWire
11 1 (0.36%) hybris
11 1 (0.36%) IBM
11 1 (0.36%) Progress