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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 37 83
Rank change year-on-year -33 +46  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 175 209 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.16% 5.98% 3.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.01% 14.45% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 153 187 96
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,750 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,861
% change year-on-year - +5.65%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1748 1446 1266
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 41.57% 41.39% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2006 1769 1532
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £24,000 £22,525
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 10 £35,000 - 4
Oldham +3 5 £37,500 - 4
Bolton 0 4 £38,750 +40.90%
Bury - 3 £52,500 - 1
Salford - 2 £37,500 -
Altrincham -8 1 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 336 (85.93%) Degree
2 190 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (42.97%) C#
4 144 (36.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 123 (31.46%) .NET
6 116 (29.67%) JavaScript
7 113 (28.90%) Software Engineering
8 104 (26.60%) SQL
9 95 (24.30%) SQL Server
9 95 (24.30%) Java
10 82 (20.97%) MVC
11 80 (20.46%) ASP.NET
12 79 (20.20%) Games
12 79 (20.20%) Web Development
13 73 (18.67%) Mathematics
13 73 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
14 72 (18.41%) HTML
14 72 (18.41%) OO
15 71 (18.16%) Linux
15 71 (18.16%) C++
15 71 (18.16%) Microsoft
16 67 (17.14%) PHP
17 63 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
18 59 (15.09%) TDD
19 58 (14.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 57 (14.58%) AngularJS
20 57 (14.58%) jQuery
21 54 (13.81%) Kanban
21 54 (13.81%) CSS
22 53 (13.55%) WCF

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 31 (7.93%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 9 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.79%) Confluence
5 6 (1.53%) Apache
6 5 (1.28%) GlassFish
6 5 (1.28%) JBoss
6 5 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.02%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.02%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.77%) nginx
8 3 (0.77%) SAS
9 2 (0.51%) IIS
10 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.26%) CMS
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (3.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.77%) SPSS
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.26%) InVision
5 1 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.26%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.26%) Stata
5 1 (0.26%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (1.28%) PlanetPress Connect
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 47 (12.02%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (8.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (2.05%) GitHub
5 5 (1.28%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.51%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.51%) SaaS
8 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.86%) Internet
2 9 (2.30%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.53%) Skype
4 5 (1.28%) Firewall
5 4 (1.02%) Broadband
5 4 (1.02%) SSL
6 3 (0.77%) HTTP
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.26%) Network Security
7 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (24.30%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.23%) Relational Database
3 39 (9.97%) NoSQL
4 37 (9.46%) MongoDB
5 34 (8.70%) MySQL
6 28 (7.16%) SQL Server 2014
7 26 (6.65%) RDBMS
8 15 (3.84%) Big Data
9 12 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.28%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.28%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.02%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.02%) CouchDB
13 4 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.02%) MariaDB
13 4 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 45 (11.51%) Visual Studio
2 40 (10.23%) Git (software)
3 37 (9.46%) JIRA
4 35 (8.95%) Subversion
5 30 (7.67%) TeamCity
6 27 (6.91%) Selenium
7 25 (6.39%) Jenkins
8 15 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (2.81%) Gradle
10 9 (2.30%) Maven
11 7 (1.79%) AccuRev
12 5 (1.28%) JUnit
12 5 (1.28%) NuGet
12 5 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (1.28%) Vagrant
12 5 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (1.02%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.77%) CruiseControl
14 3 (0.77%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.77%) Mercurial
General
1 79 (20.20%) Games
2 28 (7.16%) Finance
3 17 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.05%) Law
4 8 (2.05%) Legal
4 8 (2.05%) Retail
5 6 (1.53%) Marketing
6 5 (1.28%) Banking
6 5 (1.28%) Publishing
7 4 (1.02%) Advertising
7 4 (1.02%) Billing
8 3 (0.77%) Military
8 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 205 (52.43%) Developer
2 53 (13.55%) Software Developer
3 47 (12.02%) .NET Developer
3 47 (12.02%) Junior
4 44 (11.25%) Java Developer
5 41 (10.49%) Senior Developer
6 39 (9.97%) Graduate
7 36 (9.21%) Software Engineer
8 35 (8.95%) Junior Developer
9 33 (8.44%) Graduate Developer
10 31 (7.93%) JavaScript Developer
10 31 (7.93%) Web Developer
11 29 (7.42%) Java Software Developer
11 29 (7.42%) Senior Software Developer
12 27 (6.91%) Architect
12 27 (6.91%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 27 (6.91%) Junior .NET Developer
13 26 (6.65%) Analyst
13 26 (6.65%) SQL Developer
14 25 (6.39%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (31.46%) .NET
2 80 (20.46%) ASP.NET
3 72 (18.41%) HTML
4 63 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 58 (14.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 57 (14.58%) AngularJS
6 57 (14.58%) jQuery
7 54 (13.81%) CSS
8 53 (13.55%) WCF
9 44 (11.25%) Web Services
10 43 (11.00%) .NET Framework
11 39 (9.97%) ASP.NET Web API
12 36 (9.21%) Spring
13 35 (8.95%) WPF
14 33 (8.44%) HTML5
14 33 (8.44%) Java EE
14 33 (8.44%) RESTful
15 30 (7.67%) Ajax
16 28 (7.16%) Entity Framework
17 27 (6.91%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 73 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (8.95%) Algorithms
3 28 (7.16%) User Experience
4 27 (6.91%) Data Structures
5 13 (3.32%) Animation
5 13 (3.32%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.56%) iPad
7 8 (2.05%) Device Driver
8 6 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.53%) mHealth
9 5 (1.28%) Cyber Attack
9 5 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.02%) CESG
10 4 (1.02%) PKI
10 4 (1.02%) Replication
11 3 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.77%) Fintech
11 3 (0.77%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.51%) PMI
12 2 (0.51%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 71 (18.16%) Linux
2 51 (13.04%) Windows
3 28 (7.16%) Windows XP
4 18 (4.60%) Apple iOS
5 16 (4.09%) Android
6 8 (2.05%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (1.28%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (28.90%) Software Engineering
3 82 (20.97%) MVC
4 79 (20.20%) Web Development
5 73 (18.67%) Mathematics
6 72 (18.41%) OO
7 59 (15.09%) TDD
8 54 (13.81%) Kanban
9 51 (13.04%) Multithreading
10 44 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (11.25%) Validation
11 38 (9.72%) Scrum
12 37 (9.46%) Test Automation
13 34 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 33 (8.44%) Dependency Injection
15 32 (8.18%) BDD
16 31 (7.93%) Web Application Development
17 30 (7.67%) Presales
18 28 (7.16%) Analytics
18 28 (7.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 168 (42.97%) C#
2 116 (29.67%) JavaScript
3 104 (26.60%) SQL
4 95 (24.30%) Java
5 71 (18.16%) C++
6 67 (17.14%) PHP
7 43 (11.00%) C
7 43 (11.00%) Python
8 30 (7.67%) Ruby
9 27 (6.91%) F#
10 21 (5.37%) Embedded C
11 16 (4.09%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.30%) MATLAB
12 9 (2.30%) Perl
13 8 (2.05%) Embedded C++
14 7 (1.79%) Apple Swift
14 7 (1.79%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.28%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.02%) Go
17 3 (0.77%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 336 (85.93%) Degree
2 144 (36.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (7.16%) PhD
4 18 (4.60%) HND
5 16 (4.09%) ISEB
6 14 (3.58%) HNC
7 10 (2.56%) Master's Degree
8 9 (2.30%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (1.53%) CISA
9 6 (1.53%) CISM
9 6 (1.53%) CISSP
9 6 (1.53%) Postgraduate
10 5 (1.28%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.77%) GCIH
11 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.77%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.51%) CCNA
12 2 (0.51%) CCSP
12 2 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.51%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.65%) QA
2 6 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.51%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (2.05%) Firmware
2 5 (1.28%) Docker
3 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (6.91%) Kibana
2 10 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.30%) Puppet
4 5 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.02%) Ansible
6 3 (0.77%) Salt
7 2 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 71 (18.16%) Microsoft
2 48 (12.28%) Google
3 43 (11.00%) Oracle
4 8 (2.05%) Demandware
5 4 (1.02%) VMware
6 3 (0.77%) Cisco
7 2 (0.51%) Adobe
7 2 (0.51%) Apple
7 2 (0.51%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.51%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.51%) Facebook
7 2 (0.51%) HP
7 2 (0.51%) Tableau
7 2 (0.51%) Twitter
8 1 (0.26%) Epicor
8 1 (0.26%) Informatica
8 1 (0.26%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.26%) Juniper
8 1 (0.26%) Remedy
8 1 (0.26%) Sage
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Verelogic IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 7 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Mentor graphics (Ireland)
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
General Medical Council
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Posted: 12 days ago