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

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 69 50
Rank change year-on-year -7 -19 +43
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 285 366 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.91% 4.51% 5.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.56% 10.65% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 240 305 330
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,100 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -

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 2,700 3,436 3,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.02% 42.32% 42.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,220 2,860 2,650
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £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 September 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 September 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 +19 23 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Bury +2 11 £40,250 -23.33%
Oldham +1 9 £26,250 -30.00% 4
Altrincham -12 8 £56,000 +49.33%
Sale +4 7 £29,500 -31.40%
Salford -9 5 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Bolton +16 4 - - 2
Cheadle - 4 £35,000 - 2
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 221 (77.54%) Degree
2 148 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (49.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 94 (32.98%) C#
5 92 (32.28%) JavaScript
6 74 (25.96%) Java
7 70 (24.56%) RESTful
8 69 (24.21%) HTML
9 67 (23.51%) SQL
9 67 (23.51%) .NET
10 65 (22.81%) CSS
11 61 (21.40%) TDD
12 60 (21.05%) Mathematics
13 59 (20.70%) Software Engineering
14 58 (20.35%) MVC
15 56 (19.65%) Amazon AWS
15 56 (19.65%) Continuous Integration
16 54 (18.95%) Scrum
17 52 (18.25%) Web Development
18 51 (17.89%) ASP.NET
19 49 (17.19%) AngularJS
20 47 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
21 46 (16.14%) Web Services
22 45 (15.79%) SQL Server
22 45 (15.79%) DevOps
23 44 (15.44%) Python
23 44 (15.44%) Test Automation
24 43 (15.09%) OO
25 42 (14.74%) Analytics
26 41 (14.39%) XML

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 26 (9.12%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (4.56%) Apache Spark
3 10 (3.51%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (2.11%) Apache
4 6 (2.11%) nginx
4 6 (2.11%) SAS
5 5 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.40%) Confluence
6 4 (1.40%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.70%) CMS
8 2 (0.70%) Content Management Server
8 2 (0.70%) DNN
8 2 (0.70%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.70%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.81%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 56 (19.65%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (8.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.32%) PaaS
4 9 (3.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 9 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.11%) Amazon EMR
5 6 (2.11%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.11%) SaaS
6 4 (1.40%) npm
7 3 (1.05%) IaaS
8 2 (0.70%) GitHub
9 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.33%) HTTP
2 21 (7.37%) SSL
3 19 (6.67%) Internet
4 12 (4.21%) Bluetooth
4 12 (4.21%) RS-232
4 12 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (2.81%) Firewall
6 7 (2.46%) AMQP
7 5 (1.75%) RS-485
8 4 (1.40%) DNS
9 3 (1.05%) SAN
9 3 (1.05%) SMTP
9 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.70%) Network Security
10 2 (0.70%) SMS
11 1 (0.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.98%) NoSQL
3 35 (12.28%) MongoDB
4 27 (9.47%) Relational Database
5 23 (8.07%) MySQL
6 17 (5.96%) Hadoop
7 14 (4.91%) RDBMS
8 13 (4.56%) Big Data
8 13 (4.56%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (3.51%) Redis
11 9 (3.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (2.11%) Amazon Athena
12 6 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (2.11%) Flink
13 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (1.05%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (7.37%) JIRA
2 19 (6.67%) Subversion
3 18 (6.32%) Visual Studio
4 16 (5.61%) TeamCity
5 14 (4.91%) Git (software)
6 7 (2.46%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.11%) Ant
7 6 (2.11%) CocoaPods
7 6 (2.11%) CruiseControl
7 6 (2.11%) Hudson
7 6 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.75%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.40%) Mocha
9 4 (1.40%) NUnit
9 4 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.40%) Selenium
9 4 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.05%) Gradle
10 3 (1.05%) Maven
10 3 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (12.28%) Games
2 28 (9.82%) Finance
3 15 (5.26%) Military
4 10 (3.51%) Law
5 8 (2.81%) Automotive
6 7 (2.46%) Marketing
6 7 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.75%) Electronics
8 5 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.40%) Banking
10 3 (1.05%) French Language
10 3 (1.05%) German Language
10 3 (1.05%) Japanese Language
10 3 (1.05%) Legal
11 2 (0.70%) Advertising
11 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.70%) Retail
12 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 138 (48.42%) Developer
2 42 (14.74%) Junior
3 34 (11.93%) Junior Developer
4 31 (10.88%) Architect
5 30 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 25 (8.77%) Graduate
7 24 (8.42%) Senior Developer
8 22 (7.72%) Software Engineer
9 20 (7.02%) Graduate Developer
10 19 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
11 16 (5.61%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 16 (5.61%) Java Developer
11 16 (5.61%) Software Developer
12 15 (5.26%) Data Scientist
12 15 (5.26%) Tester
13 14 (4.91%) Analyst
13 14 (4.91%) Senior Architect
14 12 (4.21%) Web Developer
15 11 (3.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 11 (3.86%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (24.56%) RESTful
2 69 (24.21%) HTML
3 67 (23.51%) .NET
4 65 (22.81%) CSS
5 51 (17.89%) ASP.NET
6 49 (17.19%) AngularJS
7 46 (16.14%) Web Services
8 41 (14.39%) XML
9 39 (13.68%) JSON
10 34 (11.93%) jQuery
11 28 (9.82%) .NET Framework
12 26 (9.12%) HTML5
13 22 (7.72%) WCF
14 21 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (7.37%) CSS3
14 21 (7.37%) KnockoutJS
15 20 (7.02%) REST
15 20 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 19 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (6.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (14.04%) User Experience
3 24 (8.42%) Algorithms
4 20 (7.02%) Internet of Things
5 15 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 15 (5.26%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 13 (4.56%) Data Structures
6 13 (4.56%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (4.21%) Management Information System
8 11 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (3.86%) Mobile App
9 9 (3.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (2.46%) Animation
11 6 (2.11%) Data Centre
11 6 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.75%) Life Science
12 5 (1.75%) LIMS
12 5 (1.75%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.04%) Linux
2 36 (12.63%) Windows
3 12 (4.21%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.86%) Android
5 7 (2.46%) Unix
5 7 (2.46%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.40%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.05%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.05%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (21.40%) TDD
3 60 (21.05%) Mathematics
4 59 (20.70%) Software Engineering
5 58 (20.35%) MVC
6 56 (19.65%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (18.95%) Scrum
8 52 (18.25%) Web Development
9 45 (15.79%) DevOps
10 44 (15.44%) Test Automation
11 43 (15.09%) OO
12 42 (14.74%) Analytics
13 39 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (10.88%) Data Science
15 30 (10.53%) BDD
15 30 (10.53%) Kanban
16 29 (10.18%) Multithreading
17 28 (9.82%) Machine Learning
18 27 (9.47%) Dependency Injection
18 27 (9.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 94 (32.98%) C#
2 92 (32.28%) JavaScript
3 74 (25.96%) Java
4 67 (23.51%) SQL
5 44 (15.44%) Python
6 36 (12.63%) C++
7 31 (10.88%) C
7 31 (10.88%) PHP
8 27 (9.47%) Ruby
9 19 (6.67%) R
10 18 (6.32%) TypeScript
11 17 (5.96%) Scala
12 15 (5.26%) F#
13 14 (4.91%) Go
14 9 (3.16%) Apple Swift
14 9 (3.16%) Objective-C
15 7 (2.46%) PHP 5
16 6 (2.11%) ES6
16 6 (2.11%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.75%) VC++
Qualifications
1 221 (77.54%) Degree
2 142 (49.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (5.26%) PhD
4 12 (4.21%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (3.86%) Master's Degree
6 7 (2.46%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.75%) ISEB
8 5 (1.75%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.05%) CISSP
9 3 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.70%) CCNA
10 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.70%) MCSA
10 2 (0.70%) MCSE
11 1 (0.35%) CAPM
11 1 (0.35%) CISA
11 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.88%) QA
2 15 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.51%) GDPR
4 7 (2.46%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.75%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.05%) SLA
6 3 (1.05%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 1 (0.35%) HL7
7 1 (0.35%) ISO 15765
7 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (5.61%) Docker
2 7 (2.46%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.70%) Firmware
5 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (5.26%) Kibana
2 4 (1.40%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.35%) Ansible
3 1 (0.35%) FlexNet
3 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (9.47%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.32%) Google
3 15 (5.26%) Oracle
3 15 (5.26%) Siemens
4 13 (4.56%) Capita
5 9 (3.16%) Tableau
6 7 (2.46%) Apple
7 6 (2.11%) CA Agile Central
7 6 (2.11%) VMware
8 5 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.40%) Cognizant
9 4 (1.40%) Zend
10 3 (1.05%) Cisco
10 3 (1.05%) Meraki
10 3 (1.05%) SAP
11 2 (0.70%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.35%) Citrix
12 1 (0.35%) IBM
12 1 (0.35%) Twitter