Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 187 199
Rank change year-on-year +8 +12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 205 207 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.75% 1.62% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.21% 7.37% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 164 166 147
North West median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,625 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,625 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%

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 2,497 2,809 2,830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.36% 22.03% 23.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,905 2,136 2,273
North West median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,748 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 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
Manchester +31 150 £42,000 -6.67% 29
Cheshire -22 39 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Lancashire +16 9 £35,000 -1.41% 5
Merseyside +11 7 £41,500 -2.35% 1
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Degree
2 189 (92.20%) Computer Science
3 101 (49.27%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (31.22%) TDD
5 53 (25.85%) Java
6 51 (24.88%) JavaScript
7 46 (22.44%) Software Engineering
8 41 (20.00%) HTML
8 41 (20.00%) SQL
9 39 (19.02%) Windows
10 38 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (17.56%) CSS
11 36 (17.56%) DevOps
12 35 (17.07%) PHP
12 35 (17.07%) Mathematics
13 33 (16.10%) .NET
13 33 (16.10%) Linux
13 33 (16.10%) Finance
14 32 (15.61%) Web Services
14 32 (15.61%) C#
15 31 (15.12%) Python
15 31 (15.12%) Configuration Management
15 31 (15.12%) HTTP
15 31 (15.12%) JSON
15 31 (15.12%) RESTful
16 30 (14.63%) XML
16 30 (14.63%) MVC
17 29 (14.15%) NoSQL
18 28 (13.66%) Scrum
19 26 (12.68%) User Experience

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 20 (9.76%) Apache
2 17 (8.29%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.41%) nginx
4 6 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.98%) JBoss
6 2 (0.98%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.49%) Confluence
7 1 (0.49%) IIS
7 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.90%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Loan IQ
1 1 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.24%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (7.80%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (7.80%) Amazon EMR
4 11 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (2.44%) SaaS
7 3 (1.46%) IaaS
7 3 (1.46%) npm
7 3 (1.46%) PaaS
8 2 (0.98%) Office 365
9 1 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.12%) HTTP
2 23 (11.22%) SSL
3 18 (8.78%) RS-232
4 17 (8.29%) Internet
5 16 (7.80%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (6.83%) Bluetooth
7 10 (4.88%) RS-485
8 5 (2.44%) DNS
9 3 (1.46%) Firewall
9 3 (1.46%) SAN
9 3 (1.46%) SMTP
10 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.49%) SMS
10 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.15%) NoSQL
2 24 (11.71%) MongoDB
3 20 (9.76%) MySQL
4 19 (9.27%) Big Data
5 18 (8.78%) Hadoop
6 17 (8.29%) SQL Server
7 16 (7.80%) Amazon Athena
7 16 (7.80%) Amazon Redshift
7 16 (7.80%) Flink
8 8 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.93%) Redis
10 4 (1.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.95%) DB2
10 4 (1.95%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.98%) DB2 UDB
11 2 (0.98%) GIS
11 2 (0.98%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (11.71%) JIRA
2 9 (4.39%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.90%) CocoaPods
3 8 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.90%) Subversion
4 7 (3.41%) Ant
4 7 (3.41%) Selenium
4 7 (3.41%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.93%) CruiseControl
5 6 (2.93%) Hudson
5 6 (2.93%) PHPUnit
5 6 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.44%) Gradle
7 3 (1.46%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.46%) Mocha
7 3 (1.46%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.98%) JUnit
9 1 (0.49%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.49%) Maven
9 1 (0.49%) Ranorex
General
1 33 (16.10%) Finance
2 15 (7.32%) Games
3 13 (6.34%) Banking
4 8 (3.90%) Law
5 7 (3.41%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.44%) Automotive
7 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.46%) Advertising
8 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.46%) Marketing
9 2 (0.98%) Back Office
9 2 (0.98%) Electronics
9 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.98%) French Language
9 2 (0.98%) German Language
9 2 (0.98%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.49%) Publishing
10 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 91 (44.39%) Developer
2 23 (11.22%) Software Engineer
3 19 (9.27%) Senior Developer
4 16 (7.80%) Architect
4 16 (7.80%) Junior
5 14 (6.83%) C++ Software Engineer
5 14 (6.83%) Tester
6 13 (6.34%) Embedded Engineer
6 13 (6.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 13 (6.34%) Senior Architect
7 12 (5.85%) Junior Developer
7 12 (5.85%) PHP Developer
8 11 (5.37%) Analyst
8 11 (5.37%) C Software Engineer
8 11 (5.37%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (5.37%) Web Developer
9 10 (4.88%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 10 (4.88%) Embedded C Engineer
9 10 (4.88%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 10 (4.88%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.00%) HTML
2 36 (17.56%) CSS
3 33 (16.10%) .NET
4 32 (15.61%) Web Services
5 31 (15.12%) JSON
5 31 (15.12%) RESTful
6 30 (14.63%) XML
7 22 (10.73%) AngularJS
8 20 (9.76%) ASP.NET
9 17 (8.29%) Kafka
10 15 (7.32%) HTML5
10 15 (7.32%) jQuery
10 15 (7.32%) Spark Streaming
11 14 (6.83%) REST
12 13 (6.34%) CSS3
12 13 (6.34%) Spring
13 11 (5.37%) Node.js
14 10 (4.88%) Ajax
15 9 (4.39%) Backbone.js
15 9 (4.39%) Marionette.js
Miscellaneous
1 189 (92.20%) Computer Science
2 26 (12.68%) User Experience
3 14 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.34%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (6.34%) Internet of Things
5 9 (4.39%) Animation
6 8 (3.90%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.93%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (2.44%) VLE
9 4 (1.95%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.95%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.46%) Fintech
11 2 (0.98%) Infotainment
11 2 (0.98%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.98%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.02%) Windows
2 33 (16.10%) Linux
3 12 (5.85%) Apple iOS
4 11 (5.37%) Unix
5 9 (4.39%) Android
5 9 (4.39%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.93%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.46%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.98%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.98%) watchOS
10 1 (0.49%) AIX
10 1 (0.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (49.27%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (31.22%) TDD
3 46 (22.44%) Software Engineering
4 38 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (17.56%) DevOps
6 35 (17.07%) Mathematics
7 31 (15.12%) Configuration Management
8 30 (14.63%) MVC
9 28 (13.66%) Scrum
10 26 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (11.71%) Test Automation
12 23 (11.22%) BDD
12 23 (11.22%) Data Modelling
13 22 (10.73%) OO
14 20 (9.76%) Open Source
15 19 (9.27%) Web Development
16 18 (8.78%) Change Management
17 17 (8.29%) Project Management
18 16 (7.80%) Analytics
19 15 (7.32%) Data Ingestion
Programming Languages
1 53 (25.85%) Java
2 51 (24.88%) JavaScript
3 41 (20.00%) SQL
4 35 (17.07%) PHP
5 32 (15.61%) C#
6 31 (15.12%) Python
7 25 (12.20%) C
7 25 (12.20%) C++
8 16 (7.80%) Scala
9 13 (6.34%) TypeScript
10 10 (4.88%) Apple Swift
11 9 (4.39%) Objective-C
12 8 (3.90%) Ruby
13 7 (3.41%) Go
14 5 (2.44%) ES6
15 4 (1.95%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.95%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.46%) Kotlin
16 3 (1.46%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 205 (100.00%) Degree
2 16 (7.80%) Numerate Degree
3 9 (4.39%) CISSP
3 9 (4.39%) Master's Degree
4 7 (3.41%) MCSE
4 7 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.93%) CEH
5 6 (2.93%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.93%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.44%) RHCSA
7 3 (1.46%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.49%) CCNA
8 1 (0.49%) CISA
8 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.49%) CISM
8 1 (0.49%) ISEB
8 1 (0.49%) MCSA
8 1 (0.49%) RHCA
8 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.71%) QA
2 9 (4.39%) GDPR
3 8 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.46%) SLA
5 2 (0.98%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 1 (0.49%) COBIT
6 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (6.34%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.37%) Docker
3 4 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.46%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.49%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.49%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.49%) FlexNet
3 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.49%) Nagios
3 1 (0.49%) Puppet
3 1 (0.49%) Rancher
3 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.49%) Webmin
Vendors
1 20 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.80%) CA Agile Central
3 9 (4.39%) Oracle
3 9 (4.39%) VMware
4 8 (3.90%) Apple
5 5 (2.44%) Cisco
5 5 (2.44%) HP
5 5 (2.44%) SAP
6 3 (1.46%) IBM
6 3 (1.46%) Meraki
6 3 (1.46%) Tableau
7 2 (0.98%) CyberArk
7 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.98%) Splunk
8 1 (0.49%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.49%) Informatica
8 1 (0.49%) Novell
8 1 (0.49%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.49%) Zend