Period
to 24 January 2020

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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 166 161 175
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 +35
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 133 213 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.52% 2.01% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.86% 8.67% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 95 155 176
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +17.28% +8.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £91,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 1,693 2,458 2,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.29% 23.20% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,177 1,970 1,971
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,699 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 24 January 2020.

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 24 January 2020. 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 +3 109 £42,500 -10.53% 25
Cheshire +8 22 £57,500 +27.78% 9
Merseyside +9 1 - - 9
Lancashire -13 1 - - 4
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Degree
2 116 (87.22%) Computer Science
3 50 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (31.58%) .NET
5 40 (30.08%) C#
5 40 (30.08%) Software Engineering
6 27 (20.30%) Scrum
6 27 (20.30%) AngularJS
7 25 (18.80%) Management Information System
8 23 (17.29%) Java
8 23 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (15.79%) C++
9 21 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 19 (14.29%) Windows
10 19 (14.29%) Linux
11 17 (12.78%) Python
11 17 (12.78%) JavaScript
11 17 (12.78%) QA
12 16 (12.03%) jQuery
12 16 (12.03%) Sage
12 16 (12.03%) Cisco
12 16 (12.03%) Swagger
13 15 (11.28%) Information Security
14 14 (10.53%) VMware
14 14 (10.53%) Git (software)
14 14 (10.53%) SQL
14 14 (10.53%) Finance
14 14 (10.53%) SaaS
14 14 (10.53%) NoSQL
15 13 (9.77%) Front End Development

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 5 (3.76%) IIS
1 5 (3.76%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.01%) Apache
3 2 (1.50%) nginx
4 1 (0.75%) CMS
4 1 (0.75%) Confluence
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.75%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.75%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.53%) SaaS
2 12 (9.02%) AWS
3 11 (8.27%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.51%) Azure
4 6 (4.51%) IaaS
5 5 (3.76%) PaaS
6 3 (2.26%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.75%) GCP
8 1 (0.75%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.75%) Serverless
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.02%) VPN
1 8 (6.02%) Wireless
2 6 (4.51%) SSL
3 5 (3.76%) Firewall
4 4 (3.01%) X.509
5 3 (2.26%) HTTP
5 3 (2.26%) NAS
5 3 (2.26%) Network Security
5 3 (2.26%) SAN
5 3 (2.26%) VoIP
6 2 (1.50%) Internet
6 2 (1.50%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.75%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.02%) MySQL
2 8 (6.02%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.26%) Redis
3 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.75%) Ingres
5 1 (0.75%) Power BI
5 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.02%) JIRA
3 7 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.01%) Subversion
5 3 (2.26%) Maven
6 2 (1.50%) CF BOSH
6 2 (1.50%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.50%) webpack
7 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.75%) CocoaPods
7 1 (0.75%) TestRail
General
1 14 (10.53%) Finance
2 10 (7.52%) Games
3 6 (4.51%) Retail
4 5 (3.76%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.26%) Law
6 2 (1.50%) Legal
6 2 (1.50%) Marketing
6 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.75%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 49 (36.84%) Developer
2 17 (12.78%) Analyst
3 16 (12.03%) Software Developer
4 14 (10.53%) Graduate
5 12 (9.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (9.02%) Software Engineer
6 11 (8.27%) Graduate Developer
7 10 (7.52%) Support Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) Help Desk Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) Help Desk Support
8 8 (6.02%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) Programmer
8 8 (6.02%) Windows Support Analyst
9 7 (5.26%) Senior Programmer
10 6 (4.51%) Angular Developer
10 6 (4.51%) Architect
10 6 (4.51%) Consultant
10 6 (4.51%) Graduate Software Developer
10 6 (4.51%) Security Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (31.58%) .NET
2 27 (20.30%) AngularJS
3 16 (12.03%) jQuery
3 16 (12.03%) Swagger
4 12 (9.02%) RESTful
5 10 (7.52%) HTML
6 9 (6.77%) Backbone.js
6 9 (6.77%) CSS
6 9 (6.77%) HTML5
6 9 (6.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (6.77%) Visualforce
7 8 (6.02%) .NET Core
7 8 (6.02%) Angular 2
7 8 (6.02%) Node.js
7 8 (6.02%) Web Services
8 7 (5.26%) CryEngine
8 7 (5.26%) React
8 7 (5.26%) WCF
9 6 (4.51%) CSS3
10 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.80%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.52%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (7.52%) Smartphone
3 9 (6.77%) Client/Server
4 8 (6.02%) Blackberry
4 8 (6.02%) User Experience
5 7 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.26%) Online Games
6 4 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.01%) PKI
7 3 (2.26%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.26%) Life Science
8 2 (1.50%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.50%) Industry 4.0
8 2 (1.50%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.29%) Linux
1 19 (14.29%) Windows
2 8 (6.02%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.76%) Unix
3 5 (3.76%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.01%) Solaris
5 3 (2.26%) CentOS
5 3 (2.26%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.50%) SUSE
7 1 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (87.22%) Computer Science
2 50 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (30.08%) Software Engineering
4 27 (20.30%) Scrum
5 23 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (11.28%) Information Security
7 13 (9.77%) Front End Development
8 11 (8.27%) DevOps
8 11 (8.27%) ITIL
9 10 (7.52%) Artificial Intelligence
9 10 (7.52%) Game Development
9 10 (7.52%) ITIL V3
9 10 (7.52%) Microservices
9 10 (7.52%) Multithreaded Programming
9 10 (7.52%) Multithreading
9 10 (7.52%) Project Management
9 10 (7.52%) Service Management
9 10 (7.52%) TDD
9 10 (7.52%) Time Management
10 9 (6.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.08%) C#
2 23 (17.29%) Java
3 21 (15.79%) C++
4 17 (12.78%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.78%) Python
5 14 (10.53%) SQL
6 10 (7.52%) TypeScript
7 9 (6.77%) Apex Code
8 7 (5.26%) Go
8 7 (5.26%) Lua
8 7 (5.26%) PHP
9 6 (4.51%) C
10 4 (3.01%) Ruby
11 2 (1.50%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.50%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.50%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.75%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 133 (100.00%) Degree
2 11 (8.27%) CISSP
3 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.02%) Master's Degree
5 6 (4.51%) MCSE
6 4 (3.01%) MCP
6 4 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.50%) HND
7 2 (1.50%) MCSA
7 2 (1.50%) MCSD
8 1 (0.75%) CCNA
8 1 (0.75%) ISEB
8 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.78%) QA
2 4 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.01%) NIST
3 1 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.77%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.51%) Docker
4 2 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) Kubernetes
1 4 (3.01%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.26%) Puppet
2 3 (2.26%) Terraform
3 2 (1.50%) Ansible
3 2 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.50%) Scalr
4 1 (0.75%) Nagios
4 1 (0.75%) SCCM
4 1 (0.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.03%) Cisco
2 16 (12.03%) Sage
3 14 (10.53%) VMware
4 9 (6.77%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (6.02%) iManage
5 8 (6.02%) ServiceNow
6 6 (4.51%) Fortinet
7 5 (3.76%) F5
8 4 (3.01%) Symantec
9 3 (2.26%) Adobe
9 3 (2.26%) Oracle
10 2 (1.50%) SAP
10 2 (1.50%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.75%) Aerohive Networks
11 1 (0.75%) EMC
11 1 (0.75%) HP
11 1 (0.75%) NetApp
11 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.75%) Veeam