Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 57 87
Rank change year-on-year -13 +30 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 314 373 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.31% 4.93% 3.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.98% 11.47% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 271 276 176
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £56,875
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%

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 2,859 3,251 2,605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.26% 42.96% 37.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,300 2,755 2,076
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +22 21 £62,500 +66.67% 3
Altrincham - 18 £29,500 - 1
Oldham 0 9 £21,500 -34.85% 4
Salford -1 6 £37,000 -7.50%
Rochdale - 1 £37,500 -
Sale - 1 £43,000 -
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 238 (75.80%) Degree
2 185 (58.92%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (37.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 106 (33.76%) MVC
5 103 (32.80%) C#
6 100 (31.85%) JavaScript
7 98 (31.21%) .NET
8 89 (28.34%) TDD
8 89 (28.34%) Web Development
9 88 (28.03%) SQL Server
10 85 (27.07%) Java
11 80 (25.48%) Software Engineering
12 73 (23.25%) ASP.NET
13 71 (22.61%) RESTful
14 69 (21.97%) Ruby
15 65 (20.70%) AngularJS
16 64 (20.38%) ASP.NET MVC
16 64 (20.38%) HTML
17 58 (18.47%) CSS
17 58 (18.47%) Python
18 57 (18.15%) .NET Framework
19 55 (17.52%) Microsoft Azure
19 55 (17.52%) Kanban
19 55 (17.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 53 (16.88%) BDD
20 53 (16.88%) Microsoft
21 52 (16.56%) WCF
22 51 (16.24%) Web Services
23 49 (15.61%) Google
23 49 (15.61%) MongoDB

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 41 (13.06%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (2.87%) nginx
3 8 (2.55%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.23%) JBoss
5 6 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.91%) SAS
6 4 (1.27%) Drupal
6 4 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.96%) CMS
8 2 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.32%) Confluence
9 1 (0.32%) IIS
9 1 (0.32%) Predix
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.96%) Maya
6 1 (0.32%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 10 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.27%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.64%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.32%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 55 (17.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (6.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 11 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.87%) npm
6 6 (1.91%) SaaS
7 5 (1.59%) Google App Engine
7 5 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.96%) G Suite
9 3 (0.96%) Office 365
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.32%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.32%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.69%) HTTP
2 9 (2.87%) SSL
3 5 (1.59%) Broadband
4 2 (0.64%) Network Security
4 2 (0.64%) Skype
4 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) DNS
5 1 (0.32%) Firewall
5 1 (0.32%) Internet
5 1 (0.32%) NAS
5 1 (0.32%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.32%) SAN
5 1 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (28.03%) SQL Server
2 49 (15.61%) MongoDB
3 36 (11.46%) SQL Server 2014
4 33 (10.51%) NoSQL
5 30 (9.55%) Big Data
6 21 (6.69%) MySQL
7 20 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (6.37%) Redis
8 16 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.91%) GIS
10 5 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.59%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.27%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.27%) Looker
11 4 (1.27%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.96%) Apache Accumulo
12 3 (0.96%) Impala
12 3 (0.96%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 37 (11.78%) TeamCity
2 29 (9.24%) Git (software)
3 22 (7.01%) Selenium
4 16 (5.10%) Visual Studio
5 15 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (3.50%) WebDriver
7 10 (3.18%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.55%) Mocha
8 8 (2.55%) Subversion
8 8 (2.55%) Vagrant
9 5 (1.59%) Gradle
10 4 (1.27%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.27%) JIRA
10 4 (1.27%) Maven
10 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.96%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.96%) Ranorex
12 2 (0.64%) Grunt
12 2 (0.64%) JSUnit
12 2 (0.64%) webpack
General
1 44 (14.01%) Games
2 27 (8.60%) Finance
3 23 (7.32%) Retail
4 10 (3.18%) Advertising
5 8 (2.55%) Automotive
6 7 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.27%) Electronics
7 4 (1.27%) German Language
7 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.96%) French Language
8 3 (0.96%) Japanese Language
8 3 (0.96%) Legal
9 2 (0.64%) Billing
9 2 (0.64%) Law
9 2 (0.64%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 148 (47.13%) Developer
2 60 (19.11%) .NET Developer
3 52 (16.56%) Junior
4 51 (16.24%) Graduate
5 49 (15.61%) Junior Developer
6 38 (12.10%) Graduate Developer
7 37 (11.78%) Junior .NET Developer
8 36 (11.46%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 35 (11.15%) Analyst
9 35 (11.15%) Java Developer
9 35 (11.15%) Senior Developer
10 29 (9.24%) Architect
11 28 (8.92%) Software Developer
12 26 (8.28%) Software Engineer
13 20 (6.37%) JavaScript Developer
13 20 (6.37%) Senior Java Developer
13 20 (6.37%) Tester
14 19 (6.05%) Business Analyst
15 17 (5.41%) C# Developer
16 16 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (31.21%) .NET
2 73 (23.25%) ASP.NET
3 71 (22.61%) RESTful
4 65 (20.70%) AngularJS
5 64 (20.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 64 (20.38%) HTML
6 58 (18.47%) CSS
7 57 (18.15%) .NET Framework
8 55 (17.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 52 (16.56%) WCF
10 51 (16.24%) Web Services
11 41 (13.06%) XML
12 38 (12.10%) ASP.NET Web API
12 38 (12.10%) Spring
13 37 (11.78%) jQuery
14 36 (11.46%) Entity Framework
14 36 (11.46%) HTML5
14 36 (11.46%) KnockoutJS
14 36 (11.46%) MSMQ
14 36 (11.46%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.65%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.37%) Algorithms
2 20 (6.37%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (4.14%) User Experience
4 9 (2.87%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.55%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.91%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.59%) Animation
7 5 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (1.59%) Life Science
7 5 (1.59%) NHS
8 4 (1.27%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.96%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.64%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.64%) FMCG
10 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.64%) Verilog
10 2 (0.64%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 47 (14.97%) Linux
2 18 (5.73%) Windows
3 9 (2.87%) Android
3 9 (2.87%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.27%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.32%) Unix
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (58.92%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (33.76%) MVC
3 89 (28.34%) TDD
3 89 (28.34%) Web Development
4 80 (25.48%) Software Engineering
5 55 (17.52%) Kanban
6 53 (16.88%) BDD
7 46 (14.65%) Mathematics
8 44 (14.01%) Open Source
8 44 (14.01%) Scrum
9 43 (13.69%) Test Automation
10 41 (13.06%) OO
11 40 (12.74%) Multithreading
12 38 (12.10%) Web Application Development
13 37 (11.78%) Dependency Injection
14 30 (9.55%) SOA
15 29 (9.24%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (9.24%) Mentoring
16 28 (8.92%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 103 (32.80%) C#
2 100 (31.85%) JavaScript
3 85 (27.07%) Java
4 69 (21.97%) Ruby
5 58 (18.47%) Python
6 44 (14.01%) SQL
7 36 (11.46%) F#
7 36 (11.46%) PHP
8 23 (7.32%) C
9 22 (7.01%) Go
10 20 (6.37%) C++
11 13 (4.14%) ES6
12 12 (3.82%) R
12 12 (3.82%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.59%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.96%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.96%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.64%) ES7
16 1 (0.32%) ES8
16 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 238 (75.80%) Degree
2 118 (37.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (7.96%) Master's Degree
4 15 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (4.14%) PhD
6 9 (2.87%) MCPD
6 9 (2.87%) MCSD
7 7 (2.23%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.91%) CCNA
8 6 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.91%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.91%) MCSA
8 6 (1.91%) MCSE
9 4 (1.27%) HND
9 4 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (1.27%) SAS Certification
10 3 (0.96%) CISSP
10 3 (0.96%) ISEB
10 3 (0.96%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.64%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (14.01%) QA
2 11 (3.50%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 6 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.64%) GDPR
4 2 (0.64%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 9 (2.87%) Docker
2 3 (0.96%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.96%) HDFS
3 2 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.64%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (11.46%) Kibana
2 2 (0.64%) Ansible
3 1 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.32%) Nessus
3 1 (0.32%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 53 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 49 (15.61%) Google
3 38 (12.10%) Oracle
4 7 (2.23%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.59%) Apigee
6 3 (0.96%) Cognizant
6 3 (0.96%) Epicor
6 3 (0.96%) Infor
6 3 (0.96%) Sage
6 3 (0.96%) SAP
6 3 (0.96%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.64%) Tableau
7 2 (0.64%) VMware
7 2 (0.64%) Xilinx
8 1 (0.32%) Acunetix
8 1 (0.32%) Capita
8 1 (0.32%) New Relic
8 1 (0.32%) Trend Micro
8 1 (0.32%) Twitter
8 1 (0.32%) Zend