Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 50 57
Rank change year-on-year -32 +7 +24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 277 422 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.91% 5.47% 4.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.28% 12.05% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 229 314 290
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +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 2,694 3,503 2,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.99% 45.37% 41.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,135 2,982 2,357
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.24% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £63,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 6 months to 23 May 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 23 May 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 +25 29 £62,500 +66.67% 8
Oldham +1 13 £21,500 -34.85% 3
Altrincham - 9 £29,500 - 6
Salford -3 4 £37,000 - 1
Cheadle - 3 £37,500 - 3
Bolton -1 1 - - 3
Rochdale - 1 £37,500 -
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 184 (66.43%) Degree
2 160 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (40.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 97 (35.02%) MVC
5 95 (34.30%) C#
6 90 (32.49%) .NET
7 81 (29.24%) RESTful
8 77 (27.80%) JavaScript
9 74 (26.71%) Web Development
10 71 (25.63%) Java
11 70 (25.27%) Software Engineering
12 68 (24.55%) TDD
13 67 (24.19%) ASP.NET
14 64 (23.10%) HTML
14 64 (23.10%) SQL Server
15 62 (22.38%) CSS
16 60 (21.66%) Amazon AWS
17 58 (20.94%) Ruby
18 56 (20.22%) SQL
18 56 (20.22%) Python
19 55 (19.86%) Microsoft Azure
20 53 (19.13%) AngularJS
21 51 (18.41%) Web Services
21 51 (18.41%) Scrum
22 50 (18.05%) .NET Framework
23 49 (17.69%) Google
23 49 (17.69%) Kanban
23 49 (17.69%) MongoDB
24 48 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC
25 44 (15.88%) OO

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 43 (15.52%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.61%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.53%) nginx
3 7 (2.53%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.17%) Confluence
4 6 (2.17%) SAS
5 5 (1.81%) CMS
6 4 (1.44%) JBoss
6 4 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.72%) Content Management Server
8 2 (0.72%) DNN
8 2 (0.72%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.72%) IIS
8 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.72%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 9 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.81%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.08%) Maya
4 1 (0.36%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.36%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.08%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 60 (21.66%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (19.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (6.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 11 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (3.61%) npm
6 8 (2.89%) Amazon S3
6 8 (2.89%) SaaS
7 5 (1.81%) Google App Engine
7 5 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (1.08%) G Suite
9 3 (1.08%) GitHub
9 3 (1.08%) IaaS
9 3 (1.08%) Office 365
9 3 (1.08%) PaaS
10 2 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.72%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.91%) HTTP
2 10 (3.61%) SSL
3 5 (1.81%) DNS
3 5 (1.81%) Internet
3 5 (1.81%) Network Security
4 4 (1.44%) Firewall
4 4 (1.44%) SMTP
5 3 (1.08%) SAN
5 3 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.72%) Broadband
7 1 (0.36%) DHCP
7 1 (0.36%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (23.10%) SQL Server
2 49 (17.69%) MongoDB
3 39 (14.08%) NoSQL
4 27 (9.75%) MySQL
5 18 (6.50%) Redis
6 17 (6.14%) Big Data
6 17 (6.14%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (6.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (5.42%) SQL Server 2016
8 12 (4.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 11 (3.97%) Relational Database
10 9 (3.25%) Hadoop
10 9 (3.25%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.44%) Looker
13 3 (1.08%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.08%) DB2
13 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (12.27%) TeamCity
2 31 (11.19%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.61%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.61%) JIRA
4 9 (3.25%) Mocha
4 9 (3.25%) Subversion
4 9 (3.25%) Vagrant
4 9 (3.25%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (1.81%) Gradle
7 5 (1.81%) Maven
7 5 (1.81%) NUnit
7 5 (1.81%) Selenium
8 4 (1.44%) JSUnit
8 4 (1.44%) Travis CI
8 4 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.44%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.08%) JUnit
9 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (15.16%) Games
2 16 (5.78%) Finance
3 15 (5.42%) Retail
4 8 (2.89%) Advertising
5 7 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.17%) Automotive
6 6 (2.17%) Legal
7 5 (1.81%) German Language
7 5 (1.81%) Marketing
8 4 (1.44%) Electronics
8 4 (1.44%) French Language
8 4 (1.44%) Japanese Language
9 3 (1.08%) Banking
9 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.72%) Billing
10 2 (0.72%) Law
10 2 (0.72%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (47.29%) Developer
2 51 (18.41%) Junior
3 48 (17.33%) Junior Developer
4 45 (16.25%) .NET Developer
5 36 (13.00%) Graduate
6 35 (12.64%) Architect
7 34 (12.27%) Graduate Developer
8 33 (11.91%) Junior .NET Developer
9 32 (11.55%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 23 (8.30%) Java Developer
11 22 (7.94%) Senior Developer
11 22 (7.94%) Software Developer
12 18 (6.50%) Data Scientist
12 18 (6.50%) Software Engineer
13 16 (5.78%) Java Architect
13 16 (5.78%) PHP Architect
14 14 (5.05%) Analyst
15 13 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
16 12 (4.33%) Tester
17 11 (3.97%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (32.49%) .NET
2 81 (29.24%) RESTful
3 67 (24.19%) ASP.NET
4 64 (23.10%) HTML
5 62 (22.38%) CSS
6 53 (19.13%) AngularJS
7 51 (18.41%) Web Services
8 50 (18.05%) .NET Framework
9 48 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (14.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 41 (14.80%) WCF
11 38 (13.72%) REST
12 36 (13.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 36 (13.00%) JSON
13 35 (12.64%) XML
14 34 (12.27%) HTML5
15 33 (11.91%) CSS3
15 33 (11.91%) KnockoutJS
16 32 (11.55%) Entity Framework
16 32 (11.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.94%) Algorithms
3 18 (6.50%) User Experience
4 14 (5.05%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (4.69%) Data Structures
6 11 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (2.89%) Mobile App
10 7 (2.53%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.81%) Animation
12 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.08%) Data Centre
13 3 (1.08%) Device Driver
13 3 (1.08%) Life Science
13 3 (1.08%) LIMS
13 3 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.80%) Linux
2 19 (6.86%) Windows
3 11 (3.97%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.89%) Android
5 6 (2.17%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.44%) Unix
6 4 (1.44%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (35.02%) MVC
3 74 (26.71%) Web Development
4 70 (25.27%) Software Engineering
5 68 (24.55%) TDD
6 51 (18.41%) Scrum
7 49 (17.69%) Kanban
8 44 (15.88%) OO
9 42 (15.16%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (15.16%) Problem-Solving
10 41 (14.80%) Test Automation
11 38 (13.72%) Multithreading
12 37 (13.36%) BDD
12 37 (13.36%) DevOps
13 34 (12.27%) Web Application Development
14 32 (11.55%) Dependency Injection
14 32 (11.55%) Mentoring
15 31 (11.19%) Machine Learning
15 31 (11.19%) Mathematics
16 30 (10.83%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 95 (34.30%) C#
2 77 (27.80%) JavaScript
3 71 (25.63%) Java
4 58 (20.94%) Ruby
5 56 (20.22%) Python
5 56 (20.22%) SQL
6 32 (11.55%) F#
7 27 (9.75%) PHP
8 23 (8.30%) Go
9 22 (7.94%) C
10 16 (5.78%) R
11 15 (5.42%) C++
12 14 (5.05%) ES6
13 10 (3.61%) T-SQL
13 10 (3.61%) TypeScript
14 8 (2.89%) Objective-C
15 7 (2.53%) Scala
16 4 (1.44%) Apple Swift
16 4 (1.44%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 184 (66.43%) Degree
2 113 (40.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (6.50%) PhD
4 16 (5.78%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.81%) CCNA
5 5 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.81%) CISSP
5 5 (1.81%) MCSA
5 5 (1.81%) MCSE
5 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.44%) HND
6 4 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.44%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.08%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.72%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.72%) HNC
8 2 (0.72%) ISEB
8 2 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.36%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (14.44%) QA
2 15 (5.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.61%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 8 (2.89%) GDPR
5 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.08%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.08%) SLA
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 22 (7.94%) Docker
2 7 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.72%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.72%) vSphere
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (11.55%) Kibana
2 4 (1.44%) Ansible
2 4 (1.44%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) FlexNet
4 1 (0.36%) Nessus
4 1 (0.36%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 49 (17.69%) Google
2 40 (14.44%) Microsoft
3 23 (8.30%) Oracle
4 6 (2.17%) Cognizant
4 6 (2.17%) VMware
5 5 (1.81%) Apple
5 5 (1.81%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.44%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.44%) Twitter
7 3 (1.08%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.08%) Cisco
7 3 (1.08%) Meraki
8 2 (0.72%) Capita
8 2 (0.72%) Citrix
8 2 (0.72%) Epicor
8 2 (0.72%) Infor
8 2 (0.72%) New Relic
8 2 (0.72%) Sage
8 2 (0.72%) SAP
8 2 (0.72%) Trend Micro