Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > North West
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 195 151
Rank change year-on-year +21 -44 +67
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 214 195 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.76% 1.48% 1.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.45% 6.74% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 180 141 185
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 2,534 2,894 2,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.90% 21.97% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,890 2,199 2,270
North West median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% - -
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.11% -2.63% +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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +24 140 £45,000 -10.00% 43
Cheshire -5 59 £42,500 +4.94% 10
Merseyside +24 11 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Lancashire +10 4 £35,000 +6.06% 11
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Degree
2 197 (92.06%) Computer Science
3 115 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (29.44%) JavaScript
5 57 (26.64%) Java
6 54 (25.23%) HTML
6 54 (25.23%) RESTful
7 52 (24.30%) TDD
8 49 (22.90%) SQL
8 49 (22.90%) CSS
9 47 (21.96%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (21.50%) MVC
11 43 (20.09%) Finance
12 40 (18.69%) HTTP
12 40 (18.69%) JSON
13 39 (18.22%) Web Services
14 38 (17.76%) Problem-Solving
15 37 (17.29%) PHP
15 37 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
16 36 (16.82%) DevOps
17 35 (16.36%) XML
17 35 (16.36%) Microsoft
17 35 (16.36%) Software Engineering
18 34 (15.89%) Scrum
18 34 (15.89%) Linux
18 34 (15.89%) OO
18 34 (15.89%) .NET
18 34 (15.89%) QA
19 33 (15.42%) Mathematics
20 31 (14.49%) Python

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 (7.48%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (5.14%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.27%) nginx
4 4 (1.87%) Apache
4 4 (1.87%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.40%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.40%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.93%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.93%) JBoss
6 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.47%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.47%) Confluence
7 1 (0.47%) IIS
7 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.27%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Loan IQ
1 1 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 37 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 9 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.80%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (2.80%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.80%) npm
6 6 (2.80%) Route 53
7 5 (2.34%) Office 365
7 5 (2.34%) SaaS
8 4 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (1.40%) GitHub
9 3 (1.40%) IaaS
9 3 (1.40%) PaaS
10 2 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.93%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (0.93%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 40 (18.69%) HTTP
2 21 (9.81%) SSL
3 12 (5.61%) Bluetooth
3 12 (5.61%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (4.21%) Internet
5 6 (2.80%) SAN
6 3 (1.40%) DNS
6 3 (1.40%) Firewall
6 3 (1.40%) SMTP
7 2 (0.93%) RS-232
8 1 (0.47%) Broadband
8 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.47%) SMS
8 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.08%) MySQL
2 25 (11.68%) NoSQL
3 17 (7.94%) SQL Server
4 14 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (6.07%) Redis
6 12 (5.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (5.14%) MongoDB
8 9 (4.21%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.27%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.80%) Big Data
10 6 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (2.34%) HBase
11 5 (2.34%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.40%) DB2
14 2 (0.93%) Amazon Athena
14 2 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.93%) Flink
14 2 (0.93%) GIS
Development Applications
1 16 (7.48%) Jenkins
2 14 (6.54%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.07%) JIRA
4 10 (4.67%) Ant
5 9 (4.21%) Gradle
6 8 (3.74%) Maven
6 8 (3.74%) Selenium
6 8 (3.74%) Subversion
6 8 (3.74%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.27%) Hudson
7 7 (3.27%) JUnit
8 6 (2.80%) CA Release Automation
8 6 (2.80%) CocoaPods
8 6 (2.80%) Mocha
8 6 (2.80%) Vagrant
9 5 (2.34%) CruiseControl
9 5 (2.34%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.93%) Bitbucket
General
1 43 (20.09%) Finance
2 16 (7.48%) Banking
3 12 (5.61%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.21%) Law
5 7 (3.27%) Automotive
6 5 (2.34%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.87%) French Language
7 4 (1.87%) German Language
7 4 (1.87%) Japanese Language
8 3 (1.40%) Games
9 2 (0.93%) Back Office
10 1 (0.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Marketing
10 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 110 (51.40%) Developer
2 30 (14.02%) Senior Developer
3 22 (10.28%) Java Developer
4 18 (8.41%) Junior
5 17 (7.94%) Architect
5 17 (7.94%) Junior Developer
6 16 (7.48%) Tester
7 14 (6.54%) PHP Developer
8 13 (6.07%) Software Developer
9 11 (5.14%) iOS Developer
10 10 (4.67%) Analyst
10 10 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.67%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (4.67%) QA Tester
10 10 (4.67%) Security Architect
10 10 (4.67%) Security Specialist
10 10 (4.67%) Senior Architect
10 10 (4.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 10 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (4.67%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (25.23%) HTML
1 54 (25.23%) RESTful
2 49 (22.90%) CSS
3 40 (18.69%) JSON
4 39 (18.22%) Web Services
5 35 (16.36%) XML
6 34 (15.89%) .NET
7 30 (14.02%) AngularJS
8 29 (13.55%) Spring
9 23 (10.75%) ASP.NET
9 23 (10.75%) HTML5
9 23 (10.75%) REST
10 21 (9.81%) SOAP
11 20 (9.35%) CSS3
12 17 (7.94%) jQuery
13 15 (7.01%) Node.js
14 12 (5.61%) Ajax
14 12 (5.61%) Spring Boot
14 12 (5.61%) Spring MVC
14 12 (5.61%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 197 (92.06%) Computer Science
2 29 (13.55%) User Experience
3 20 (9.35%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.61%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (4.21%) Data Centre
7 9 (4.21%) Fintech
8 7 (3.27%) Animation
9 5 (2.34%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.87%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.87%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.93%) Infotainment
12 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.93%) Video\Live Streaming
12 2 (0.93%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.89%) Linux
2 23 (10.75%) Windows
3 14 (6.54%) Unix
4 12 (5.61%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.27%) Android
5 7 (3.27%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.34%) CentOS
7 4 (1.87%) Debian
8 3 (1.40%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) AIX
9 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (24.30%) TDD
3 47 (21.96%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (21.50%) MVC
5 38 (17.76%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (16.82%) DevOps
7 35 (16.36%) Software Engineering
8 34 (15.89%) OO
8 34 (15.89%) Scrum
9 33 (15.42%) Mathematics
10 29 (13.55%) Deployment Automation
10 29 (13.55%) Test Automation
11 26 (12.15%) Web Development
12 22 (10.28%) Configuration Management
13 18 (8.41%) SOA
14 17 (7.94%) Unit Testing
15 16 (7.48%) Refactoring
16 15 (7.01%) High Availability
16 15 (7.01%) OWASP
17 14 (6.54%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 63 (29.44%) JavaScript
2 57 (26.64%) Java
3 49 (22.90%) SQL
4 37 (17.29%) PHP
5 31 (14.49%) Python
6 29 (13.55%) C#
7 16 (7.48%) Ruby
8 14 (6.54%) C
9 12 (5.61%) Go
10 11 (5.14%) Objective-C
10 11 (5.14%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.74%) Apple Swift
11 8 (3.74%) ES6
11 8 (3.74%) TypeScript
12 7 (3.27%) C++
13 6 (2.80%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.80%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.80%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.34%) Java 8
14 5 (2.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 214 (100.00%) Degree
2 16 (7.48%) Master's Degree
3 11 (5.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.21%) CISSP
5 8 (3.74%) MCSE
6 6 (2.80%) CEH
6 6 (2.80%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (2.80%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.34%) RHCSA
8 4 (1.87%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.93%) CCNA
10 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.93%) MCSA
10 2 (0.93%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.47%) CISA
11 1 (0.47%) CISM
11 1 (0.47%) PMP
11 1 (0.47%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (15.89%) QA
2 10 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.80%) GDPR
3 6 (2.80%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 3 (1.40%) COSHH
4 3 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.40%) SLA
5 1 (0.47%) COBIT
5 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (12.15%) Docker
2 15 (7.01%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.40%) Xen
5 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.27%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.80%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (2.34%) Nagios
5 4 (1.87%) Ansible
6 3 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.40%) SCCM
6 3 (1.40%) SCOM
7 1 (0.47%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.47%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.47%) FlexNet
7 1 (0.47%) Puppet
7 1 (0.47%) Rancher
7 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.47%) Webmin
Vendors
1 35 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.54%) Oracle
3 10 (4.67%) Apple
3 10 (4.67%) Splunk
3 10 (4.67%) VMware
4 6 (2.80%) Cisco
4 6 (2.80%) Google
5 5 (2.34%) Cloudera
5 5 (2.34%) New Relic
6 4 (1.87%) HP
7 3 (1.40%) Citrix
7 3 (1.40%) Dell
7 3 (1.40%) EMC
7 3 (1.40%) IBM
7 3 (1.40%) Isilon
7 3 (1.40%) Meraki
7 3 (1.40%) SAP
7 3 (1.40%) Twitter
8 2 (0.93%) CyberArk
8 2 (0.93%) Tableau