Period
to 17 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 175 171
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 -16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 160 210 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.56% 1.71% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.68% 8.42% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 84 181 144
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +1.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +7.95% -2.22%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,395 2,494 2,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.35% 20.35% 22.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,583 1,871 2,139
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in the North West

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the North West.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in the North West

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the North West over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in the North West

Computer Science Degree
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 June 2019. 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
Manchester +30 133 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Cheshire -8 22 £37,500 -7.41% 2
Lancashire -10 3 £27,500 -17.91%
Merseyside -14 2 £24,000 -40.00%
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 North West region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 160 (100.00%) Degree
2 153 (95.63%) Computer Science
3 100 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (43.75%) Java
4 70 (43.75%) Software Engineering
5 59 (36.88%) JavaScript
6 47 (29.38%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (28.13%) DevOps
8 42 (26.25%) Big Data
9 40 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 38 (23.75%) CSS
11 37 (23.13%) RESTful
12 36 (22.50%) BDD
13 33 (20.63%) Node.js
13 33 (20.63%) Open Source
13 33 (20.63%) JIRA
14 32 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 32 (20.00%) Linux
14 32 (20.00%) Front End Development
15 30 (18.75%) Vue.js
16 29 (18.13%) Amazon AWS
17 28 (17.50%) HTML
18 27 (16.88%) Continuous Improvement
19 26 (16.25%) MongoDB
19 26 (16.25%) C++
20 25 (15.63%) SQL
21 23 (14.38%) TDD
21 23 (14.38%) Finance
21 23 (14.38%) Continuous Delivery
22 22 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 16 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 14 (8.75%) Confluence
2 14 (8.75%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (6.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (3.75%) Apache
4 6 (3.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
5 1 (0.63%) nginx
5 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.63%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.13%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (10.63%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (10.63%) Serverless
4 11 (6.88%) Apigee
4 11 (6.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (5.00%) GitHub
6 6 (3.75%) Amazon S3
6 6 (3.75%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Flow
6 6 (3.75%) Power Platform
7 5 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (3.13%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (2.50%) SaaS
9 2 (1.25%) Algolia
9 2 (1.25%) Amazon SageMaker
9 2 (1.25%) Firebase
10 1 (0.63%) Dialogflow
10 1 (0.63%) PaaS
10 1 (0.63%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.50%) Broadband
2 3 (1.88%) Wireless
3 2 (1.25%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.25%) HTTP
3 2 (1.25%) Internet
3 2 (1.25%) Intranet
3 2 (1.25%) SSL
3 2 (1.25%) VPN
3 2 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.63%) BGP
4 1 (0.63%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.63%) Extranet
4 1 (0.63%) Firewall
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
4 1 (0.63%) OSPF
4 1 (0.63%) Skype
4 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (26.25%) Big Data
2 26 (16.25%) MongoDB
3 16 (10.00%) MySQL
4 15 (9.38%) NoSQL
5 11 (6.88%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (3.13%) Amazon Athena
8 5 (3.13%) Flink
8 5 (3.13%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.88%) Redis
11 2 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.25%) Endeca
11 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.63%) OLTP
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (20.63%) JIRA
2 32 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 15 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 12 (7.50%) Gerrit
4 12 (7.50%) webpack
5 11 (6.88%) Grunt
5 11 (6.88%) gulp
6 7 (4.38%) Subversion
7 2 (1.25%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.25%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.63%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.63%) Mocha
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.63%) Selenium
8 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (14.38%) Finance
2 11 (6.88%) Automotive
3 10 (6.25%) Retail
4 8 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (4.38%) Legal
6 5 (3.13%) Games
7 3 (1.88%) Marketing
8 2 (1.25%) Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Electronics
9 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.63%) French Language
9 1 (0.63%) German Language
9 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (47.50%) Developer
2 32 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 31 (19.38%) Software Engineer
4 25 (15.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 20 (12.50%) Junior
6 17 (10.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 13 (8.13%) Architect
7 13 (8.13%) Junior Developer
7 13 (8.13%) Software Developer
8 12 (7.50%) Compiler Engineer
8 12 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 12 (7.50%) Senior Compiler Engineer
8 12 (7.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 11 (6.88%) C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (6.88%) Cloud Architect
9 11 (6.88%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 11 (6.88%) QA Engineer
9 11 (6.88%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 11 (6.88%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.75%) CSS
2 37 (23.13%) RESTful
3 33 (20.63%) Node.js
4 30 (18.75%) Vue.js
5 28 (17.50%) HTML
6 22 (13.75%) AngularJS
6 22 (13.75%) Apache Flex
7 20 (12.50%) .NET
7 20 (12.50%) CSS3
7 20 (12.50%) React
8 19 (11.88%) jQuery
9 18 (11.25%) Kafka
10 17 (10.63%) JSON
11 14 (8.75%) Sass
11 14 (8.75%) Web Services
12 12 (7.50%) OpenJDK
12 12 (7.50%) Spring Boot
13 11 (6.88%) Akka
14 10 (6.25%) HTML5
15 9 (5.63%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (11.25%) User Experience
3 16 (10.00%) Virtual Team
4 14 (8.75%) Smartphone
5 8 (5.00%) Life Science
5 8 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.38%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.88%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.88%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.25%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.25%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.25%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.25%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.63%) CUDA
10 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.00%) Linux
2 12 (7.50%) CentOS
2 12 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (7.50%) SUSE
2 12 (7.50%) Ubuntu
3 6 (3.75%) Windows
4 3 (1.88%) Android
5 2 (1.25%) Unix
5 2 (1.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (95.63%) Computer Science
2 100 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 47 (29.38%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (28.13%) DevOps
6 40 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 36 (22.50%) BDD
8 33 (20.63%) Open Source
9 32 (20.00%) Front End Development
10 27 (16.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (14.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (14.38%) TDD
12 18 (11.25%) Open Source Development
13 17 (10.63%) Analytics
13 17 (10.63%) Artificial Intelligence
13 17 (10.63%) E-Commerce
13 17 (10.63%) Scrum
13 17 (10.63%) SDLC
13 17 (10.63%) Workflow
14 16 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 70 (43.75%) Java
2 59 (36.88%) JavaScript
3 26 (16.25%) C++
4 25 (15.63%) SQL
5 22 (13.75%) Python
6 18 (11.25%) C#
7 15 (9.38%) C
8 11 (6.88%) PHP
9 10 (6.25%) ES6
10 9 (5.63%) TypeScript
11 6 (3.75%) Go
11 6 (3.75%) Scala
12 2 (1.25%) Perl
12 2 (1.25%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.25%) Ruby
12 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.63%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.63%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.63%) R
13 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 160 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (3.75%) Master's Degree
3 5 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.25%) CISSP
4 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) CCIE
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.63%) HND
5 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.25%) QA
2 6 (3.75%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.25%) GDPR
3 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.25%) NIST
System Software
1 12 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.75%) Docker
3 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) Ansible
1 2 (1.25%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.25%) Terraform
2 1 (0.63%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (0.63%) Kibana
2 1 (0.63%) logstash
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (8.75%) Adobe
2 10 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.75%) CA Agile Central
3 6 (3.75%) Nintex
4 3 (1.88%) Oracle
5 2 (1.25%) Cisco
5 2 (1.25%) FatWire
5 2 (1.25%) Forcepoint
5 2 (1.25%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.25%) hybris
5 2 (1.25%) iManage
5 2 (1.25%) Infragistics
5 2 (1.25%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.25%) Symantec
5 2 (1.25%) VMware
6 1 (0.63%) CyberArk
6 1 (0.63%) Facebook
6 1 (0.63%) Google
6 1 (0.63%) McAfee
6 1 (0.63%) Sun