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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science
North West > Manchester
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 111 98 84
Rank change year-on-year -13 -14 -32
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 167 130 125
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.74% 2.84% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 3.02% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 83 98 96
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,000 £27,125
25th Percentile £33,750 £31,375 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - -9.52% +10.53%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,500 £74,375
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +11.11%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,779 4,309 3,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.72% 94.27% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3,723 3,312 2,783
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £71,250
North West median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% -1.00% +11.11%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Manchester

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Computer Science in Manchester.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Manchester

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in Manchester over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Salford - 2 - - 1
Altrincham - 1 £70,000 -
Oldham - 1 - -
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 142 (85.03%) Degree
2 69 (41.32%) Agile
3 64 (38.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 58 (34.73%) Problem-Solving
4 58 (34.73%) Software Engineering
5 48 (28.74%) Social Skills
6 45 (26.95%) Mathematics
7 43 (25.75%) Java
8 41 (24.55%) Analytics
9 39 (23.35%) Python
10 38 (22.75%) Finance
11 37 (22.16%) SQL
12 35 (20.96%) Linux
12 35 (20.96%) Analytical Skills
13 31 (18.56%) JavaScript
14 30 (17.96%) HTML
15 29 (17.37%) C++
16 28 (16.77%) Data Science
17 27 (16.17%) Mentoring
17 27 (16.17%) Scrum
17 27 (16.17%) Azure
17 27 (16.17%) Retail
18 26 (15.57%) Windows
18 26 (15.57%) HTML5
19 25 (14.97%) Statistics
20 24 (14.37%) CSS
20 24 (14.37%) Algorithms
21 23 (13.77%) Self-Motivation
22 21 (12.57%) Data Engineering
22 21 (12.57%) Web Services

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 4 (2.40%) IIS
2 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.60%) IBM Planning Analytics
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.17%) Azure
2 18 (10.78%) AWS
2 18 (10.78%) Serverless
3 11 (6.59%) Power Platform
4 9 (5.39%) GitHub
5 6 (3.59%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (3.59%) SaaS
6 5 (2.99%) Azure AKS
7 4 (2.40%) Google Workspace
7 4 (2.40%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (2.40%) PaaS
8 3 (1.80%) Azure DevOps
9 2 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.20%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (1.20%) Azure Monitor
9 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.20%) GCP
10 1 (0.60%) Azure Service Fabric
10 1 (0.60%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.38%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 8 (4.79%) HTTP
3 7 (4.19%) Internet
4 4 (2.40%) Firewall
4 4 (2.40%) NGFW
4 4 (2.40%) VPN
5 3 (1.80%) DNS
6 2 (1.20%) ATM
6 2 (1.20%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.60%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.60%) DHCP
7 1 (0.60%) LAN
7 1 (0.60%) LTE
7 1 (0.60%) Network Security
7 1 (0.60%) SAN
7 1 (0.60%) VoIP
7 1 (0.60%) WAN
7 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.79%) Couchbase
3 7 (4.19%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.19%) Power BI
4 5 (2.99%) Redis
4 5 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.40%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (2.40%) Metadata
6 3 (1.80%) Big Data
6 3 (1.80%) Tableau
7 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.60%) MySQL
8 1 (0.60%) OLAP
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.60%) QlikView
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.60%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (9.58%) Jenkins
2 14 (8.38%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.99%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.79%) CircleCI
4 8 (4.79%) Subversion
4 8 (4.79%) Travis CI
5 7 (4.19%) JIRA
6 6 (3.59%) Maven
7 5 (2.99%) Arquillian
7 5 (2.99%) JUnit
7 5 (2.99%) Mockito
8 4 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.80%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.20%) GitLab
10 2 (1.20%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.20%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.60%) Grunt
11 1 (0.60%) gulp
11 1 (0.60%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 48 (28.74%) Social Skills
2 38 (22.75%) Finance
3 35 (20.96%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (16.17%) Retail
5 18 (10.78%) Public Sector
6 17 (10.18%) Presentation Skills
7 16 (9.58%) Local Government
8 13 (7.78%) Electronics
9 12 (7.19%) Automotive
10 8 (4.79%) Law
11 7 (4.19%) Games
12 6 (3.59%) Legal
13 5 (2.99%) Fire and Rescue
13 5 (2.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 5 (2.99%) Police
13 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
14 4 (2.40%) Banking
14 4 (2.40%) Documentation Skills
14 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
15 3 (1.80%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (28.74%) Developer
2 40 (23.95%) Graduate
2 40 (23.95%) Software Engineer
3 20 (11.98%) Senior Software Engineer
4 16 (9.58%) Software Developer
5 12 (7.19%) C++ Developer
5 12 (7.19%) Senior Developer
6 10 (5.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 10 (5.99%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (4.79%) Architect
7 8 (4.79%) Data Engineer
7 8 (4.79%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 8 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.19%) Junior
9 5 (2.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (2.99%) Java Engineer
9 5 (2.99%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 5 (2.99%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 5 (2.99%) Software Tester
9 5 (2.99%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.96%) HTML
2 26 (15.57%) HTML5
3 24 (14.37%) CSS
4 21 (12.57%) Web Services
5 19 (11.38%) React
6 17 (10.18%) AngularJS
7 16 (9.58%) CSS3
8 15 (8.98%) .NET
9 13 (7.78%) JSON
9 13 (7.78%) Spring
9 13 (7.78%) XML
10 12 (7.19%) REST
11 9 (5.39%) Node.js
12 8 (4.79%) OpenCV
13 7 (4.19%) Ajax
13 7 (4.19%) jQuery
13 7 (4.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (3.59%) Ember.js
14 6 (3.59%) OpenGL
14 6 (3.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.37%) Algorithms
2 23 (13.77%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (8.38%) User Experience
4 13 (7.78%) Management Information System
5 12 (7.19%) Data Structures
6 9 (5.39%) e-Learning
7 8 (4.79%) IoT
8 7 (4.19%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.99%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (2.99%) Cloud Native
9 5 (2.99%) Smartphone
9 5 (2.99%) Sports Betting
10 4 (2.40%) Device Driver
10 4 (2.40%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (2.40%) Mali
10 4 (2.40%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.80%) Data Centre
12 2 (1.20%) Blockchain
12 2 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (1.20%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.96%) Linux
2 26 (15.57%) Windows
3 7 (4.19%) Unix
4 5 (2.99%) Android
5 3 (1.80%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (41.32%) Agile
2 58 (34.73%) Problem-Solving
2 58 (34.73%) Software Engineering
3 45 (26.95%) Mathematics
4 41 (24.55%) Analytics
5 28 (16.77%) Data Science
6 27 (16.17%) Mentoring
6 27 (16.17%) Scrum
7 25 (14.97%) Statistics
8 21 (12.57%) Data Engineering
9 19 (11.38%) Test Automation
10 18 (10.78%) Cybersecurity
10 18 (10.78%) Physics
11 17 (10.18%) Microservices
12 16 (9.58%) Machine Learning
13 14 (8.38%) DevOps
14 13 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (7.19%) Coaching
15 12 (7.19%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.75%) Java
2 39 (23.35%) Python
3 37 (22.16%) SQL
4 31 (18.56%) JavaScript
5 29 (17.37%) C++
6 14 (8.38%) PowerShell
7 12 (7.19%) C#
8 11 (6.59%) C
9 10 (5.99%) Scala
10 8 (4.79%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.99%) VC++
12 4 (2.40%) Ruby
12 4 (2.40%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.40%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.80%) PHP
13 3 (1.80%) R
13 3 (1.80%) Tcl
13 3 (1.80%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.80%) VB
14 2 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 142 (85.03%) Degree
2 64 (38.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (8.38%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.19%) DBS Check
5 6 (3.59%) Postgraduate
6 5 (2.99%) Master's Degree
6 5 (2.99%) PhD
6 5 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.40%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (1.80%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.20%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.59%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.99%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.60%) GDPR
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (6.59%) Docker
2 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.60%) Firmware
3 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (6.59%) Terraform
2 8 (4.79%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.60%) Ansible
3 1 (0.60%) Autotask
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.60%) SCCM
3 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (2.40%) NEC
3 4 (2.40%) Northgate
3 4 (2.40%) SAP
4 2 (1.20%) Databricks
4 2 (1.20%) Google
4 2 (1.20%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.20%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe
5 1 (0.60%) Avaya
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco
5 1 (0.60%) Cognos
5 1 (0.60%) HP
5 1 (0.60%) IBM
5 1 (0.60%) Remedy
5 1 (0.60%) Sun
5 1 (0.60%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.60%) VMware