Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > North West
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 193 171
Rank change year-on-year +62 -22 +37
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 93 156 220
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.86% 1.48% 1.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.80% 6.60% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72 85 196
Median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% -23.53% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +11.58% +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 949 2,364 2,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.98% 22.42% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 672 1,549 1,904
Median annual salary £48,750 £43,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.37% -1.71% +9.38%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,800 £66,250
England median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +9.89%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the North West over the 6 months to 7 August 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 7 August 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 +27 62 £52,500 +50.00% 12
Cheshire +53 16 £40,000 +77.78% 5
Lancashire +69 11 £63,625 +95.77% 1
Merseyside +27 4 £55,000 +129.17% 1
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 93 (100.00%) Degree
2 86 (92.47%) Computer Science
3 34 (36.56%) JavaScript
4 31 (33.33%) React
5 29 (31.18%) AngularJS
6 27 (29.03%) SQL
6 27 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (29.03%) Node.js
7 24 (25.81%) PHP
8 21 (22.58%) CSS
9 20 (21.51%) User Experience
10 19 (20.43%) Ember.js
11 18 (19.35%) Mobile App
11 18 (19.35%) Java
11 18 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (18.28%) MySQL
12 17 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (17.20%) C#
14 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
14 15 (16.13%) AWS
14 15 (16.13%) Mobile Application Development
14 15 (16.13%) Apache Cordova
14 15 (16.13%) Typography
15 14 (15.05%) SDLC
15 14 (15.05%) Open Source
15 14 (15.05%) Windows
16 13 (13.98%) ITIL
16 13 (13.98%) NoSQL
17 11 (11.83%) jQuery
17 11 (11.83%) Web Services

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 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.45%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.30%) Apache
3 4 (4.30%) Drupal
3 4 (4.30%) nginx
3 4 (4.30%) SilverStripe
3 4 (4.30%) WordPress
4 1 (1.08%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Magento
1 4 (4.30%) Shopify
2 1 (1.08%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.13%) AWS
2 9 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (8.60%) GCP
4 7 (7.53%) Azure
4 7 (7.53%) Office 365
4 7 (7.53%) Power Platform
4 7 (7.53%) SaaS
5 6 (6.45%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (6.45%) Slack
6 2 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.15%) GitHub
6 2 (2.15%) Serverless
7 1 (1.08%) IaaS
7 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) Firewall
1 5 (5.38%) VPN
1 5 (5.38%) Wireless
2 4 (4.30%) LAN
2 4 (4.30%) WAN
2 4 (4.30%) Wireless Security
3 2 (2.15%) Intranet
4 1 (1.08%) NAS
4 1 (1.08%) SAN
4 1 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.28%) MySQL
2 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 13 (13.98%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.53%) Power BI
5 6 (6.45%) Big Data
5 6 (6.45%) GIS
6 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.08%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.08%) QlikView
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.45%) JIRA
1 6 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (6.45%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (5.38%) Postman
2 5 (5.38%) Selenium
2 5 (5.38%) SoapUI
2 5 (5.38%) WebDriver
3 4 (4.30%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.08%) GitLab
4 1 (1.08%) Subversion
4 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Games
3 4 (4.30%) Billing
3 4 (4.30%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Legal
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
4 2 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.15%) Publishing
5 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Law
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (40.86%) Developer
2 15 (16.13%) Backend Developer
3 10 (10.75%) Analyst
4 9 (9.68%) PHP Developer
5 7 (7.53%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Business Systems Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Junior
6 6 (6.45%) Junior Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Software Tester
7 5 (5.38%) Tester
8 4 (4.30%) Administrator
8 4 (4.30%) Junior Software Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Operational Security Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Operations Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (33.33%) React
2 29 (31.18%) AngularJS
3 27 (29.03%) Node.js
4 21 (22.58%) CSS
5 19 (20.43%) Ember.js
6 15 (16.13%) Apache Cordova
7 11 (11.83%) jQuery
7 11 (11.83%) Web Services
8 9 (9.68%) Laravel
9 6 (6.45%) .NET
9 6 (6.45%) HTML
9 6 (6.45%) LDAP
10 5 (5.38%) HTML5
10 5 (5.38%) Middleware
10 5 (5.38%) React Native
10 5 (5.38%) Sass
10 5 (5.38%) SOAP
11 4 (4.30%) 802.1X
11 4 (4.30%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (4.30%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.51%) User Experience
2 18 (19.35%) Mobile App
3 11 (11.83%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.45%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.30%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (4.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (3.23%) Life Science
7 3 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (2.15%) Industry 4.0
8 2 (2.15%) PMI
8 2 (2.15%) Robotics
8 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (2.15%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.08%) Cyberattack
9 1 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.05%) Windows
2 11 (11.83%) Linux
3 7 (7.53%) Unix
4 4 (4.30%) CentOS
4 4 (4.30%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.30%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.15%) Android
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (92.47%) Computer Science
2 27 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (16.13%) Mobile Application Development
5 15 (16.13%) Typography
6 14 (15.05%) Open Source
6 14 (15.05%) SDLC
7 13 (13.98%) ITIL
8 10 (10.75%) High Availability
8 10 (10.75%) Scrum
8 10 (10.75%) Software Engineering
8 10 (10.75%) Test Automation
9 9 (9.68%) Business Analysis
9 9 (9.68%) Coaching
9 9 (9.68%) Configuration Management
9 9 (9.68%) Data Analysis
9 9 (9.68%) Mathematics
9 9 (9.68%) Project Management
9 9 (9.68%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.56%) JavaScript
2 27 (29.03%) SQL
3 24 (25.81%) PHP
4 18 (19.35%) Java
5 16 (17.20%) C#
6 11 (11.83%) Python
7 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.38%) C
8 5 (5.38%) Go
9 4 (4.30%) C++
9 4 (4.30%) Perl
9 4 (4.30%) Ruby
10 2 (2.15%) Kotlin
10 2 (2.15%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.08%) Fortran
11 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 93 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (7.53%) HNC
3 6 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.38%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.30%) CEH
5 4 (4.30%) MBCS
5 4 (4.30%) MCSE
5 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.30%) RHCSA
5 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.23%) CGEIT
6 3 (3.23%) CISA
6 3 (3.23%) CRISC
6 3 (3.23%) Postgraduate
7 2 (2.15%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.08%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.08%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) QA
2 6 (6.45%) GDPR
3 5 (5.38%) NCSC
4 2 (2.15%) COBIT
4 2 (2.15%) GAMP
5 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.08%) SLA
5 1 (1.08%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (11.83%) Docker
2 7 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) Ansible
1 6 (6.45%) Grafana
1 6 (6.45%) Kibana
1 6 (6.45%) Kubernetes
1 6 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (6.45%) Puppet
1 6 (6.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (7.53%) VMware
2 6 (6.45%) Cisco
2 6 (6.45%) SaltStack
3 5 (5.38%) ServiceNow
4 4 (4.30%) Capita
4 4 (4.30%) Google
4 4 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.30%) Zend
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle
6 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.15%) UiPath
7 1 (1.08%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.08%) Cognos
7 1 (1.08%) FactSet
7 1 (1.08%) iManage
7 1 (1.08%) NEC
7 1 (1.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.08%) Tableau
7 1 (1.08%) Verint