Period
to 16 December 2017

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 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > North West
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 194 209
Rank change year-on-year +24 +15 -17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 214 172 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.64% 1.38% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.87% 6.15% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 170 137 146
North West median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,200 £22,771 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,125 £59,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

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 2719 2796 3321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.86% 22.50% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2074 2183 2526
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,538 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 December 2017.

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 December 2017. 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 +1 124 £42,500 +13.33% 18
Cheshire +5 67 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Lancashire +13 13 £38,000 +61.73% 4
Merseyside +10 6 £43,750 +2.94% 4
Cumbria - 3 £45,000 -
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all 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
3 117 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (31.31%) Java
5 61 (28.50%) HTML
6 54 (25.23%) JavaScript
7 52 (24.30%) OO
8 48 (22.43%) C#
8 48 (22.43%) CSS
8 48 (22.43%) Software Engineering
8 48 (22.43%) QA
9 47 (21.96%) SQL Server
10 46 (21.50%) .NET
11 44 (20.56%) SQL
11 44 (20.56%) Finance
11 44 (20.56%) RESTful
12 42 (19.63%) Microsoft
13 38 (17.76%) JSON
14 37 (17.29%) MVC
15 35 (16.36%) XML
16 34 (15.89%) Web Development
17 33 (15.42%) Oracle
17 33 (15.42%) PHP
18 32 (14.95%) HTML5
18 32 (14.95%) SDLC
19 31 (14.49%) NoSQL
19 31 (14.49%) Open Source
19 31 (14.49%) Scrum
20 29 (13.55%) TDD
20 29 (13.55%) Continuous Integration

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 9 (4.21%) nginx
2 7 (3.27%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.34%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.87%) IIS
4 4 (1.87%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.40%) CMS
5 3 (1.40%) ColdFusion
5 3 (1.40%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.40%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.93%) Apache
7 1 (0.47%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.47%) Predix
Applications
1 22 (10.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.34%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.47%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 13 (6.07%) OpenShift
4 9 (4.21%) SaaS
5 8 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (2.34%) npm
8 2 (0.93%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.47%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.47%) G Suite
9 1 (0.47%) GitHub
9 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.41%) HTTP
2 9 (4.21%) SSL
3 3 (1.40%) DHCP
3 3 (1.40%) DNS
3 3 (1.40%) LDAP
3 3 (1.40%) Skype
4 2 (0.93%) Internet
5 1 (0.47%) ATM
5 1 (0.47%) Firewall
5 1 (0.47%) LAN
5 1 (0.47%) NAS
5 1 (0.47%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.47%) SAN
5 1 (0.47%) SMS
5 1 (0.47%) VPN
5 1 (0.47%) WAN
5 1 (0.47%) Wireless
5 1 (0.47%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (21.96%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.49%) NoSQL
3 22 (10.28%) MySQL
4 21 (9.81%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (8.41%) Big Data
6 16 (7.48%) Redis
7 12 (5.61%) MongoDB
8 11 (5.14%) MS Access
9 5 (2.34%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.40%) GIS
11 3 (1.40%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.40%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (8.88%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.61%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (4.67%) Gradle
4 10 (4.67%) JIRA
5 9 (4.21%) Maven
6 5 (2.34%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.34%) Mocha
6 5 (2.34%) Selenium
6 5 (2.34%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.87%) Ranorex
7 4 (1.87%) TestNG
8 3 (1.40%) FitNesse
8 3 (1.40%) JMeter
8 3 (1.40%) JUnit
8 3 (1.40%) NUnit
8 3 (1.40%) PowerBuilder
8 3 (1.40%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.40%) Subversion
8 3 (1.40%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (20.56%) Finance
2 20 (9.35%) Retail
3 19 (8.88%) Banking
4 9 (4.21%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.27%) Advertising
6 6 (2.80%) Automotive
7 5 (2.34%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.87%) German Language
8 4 (1.87%) Marketing
9 3 (1.40%) French Language
9 3 (1.40%) Games
9 3 (1.40%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.93%) Electronics
11 1 (0.47%) Law
11 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (45.33%) Developer
2 40 (18.69%) Analyst
3 33 (15.42%) Java Developer
4 31 (14.49%) Senior Developer
5 26 (12.15%) Software Developer
6 23 (10.75%) Architect
7 14 (6.54%) Junior
7 14 (6.54%) Software Engineer
8 13 (6.07%) Junior Developer
9 12 (5.61%) Java Software Developer
10 11 (5.14%) Banking Analyst
10 11 (5.14%) Data Analyst
10 11 (5.14%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (5.14%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.67%) Business Analyst
11 10 (4.67%) ITIL Service Analyst
11 10 (4.67%) PHP Developer
11 10 (4.67%) Service Analyst
11 10 (4.67%) SQL Developer
12 9 (4.21%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (28.50%) HTML
2 48 (22.43%) CSS
3 46 (21.50%) .NET
4 44 (20.56%) RESTful
5 38 (17.76%) JSON
6 35 (16.36%) XML
7 32 (14.95%) HTML5
8 28 (13.08%) Web Services
9 27 (12.62%) REST
9 27 (12.62%) Spring
10 24 (11.21%) CSS3
10 24 (11.21%) J2EE
11 23 (10.75%) AngularJS
12 22 (10.28%) ASP.NET
13 20 (9.35%) Spring Boot
14 19 (8.88%) SOAP
15 18 (8.41%) Middleware
16 16 (7.48%) Spring MVC
16 16 (7.48%) XSL
17 15 (7.01%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 197 (92.06%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.14%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (4.67%) Algorithms
3 10 (4.67%) User Experience
4 8 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.80%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.34%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.34%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.34%) FMCG
6 5 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.87%) Fintech
8 3 (1.40%) Semantic Web
9 2 (0.93%) PMI
10 1 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.47%) iPhone
10 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.15%) Windows
2 19 (8.88%) Linux
3 17 (7.94%) Unix
4 8 (3.74%) Android
4 8 (3.74%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (24.30%) OO
3 48 (22.43%) Software Engineering
4 37 (17.29%) MVC
5 34 (15.89%) Web Development
6 32 (14.95%) SDLC
7 31 (14.49%) Open Source
7 31 (14.49%) Scrum
8 29 (13.55%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (13.55%) TDD
9 26 (12.15%) E-Commerce
10 24 (11.21%) ITIL
11 22 (10.28%) DevOps
11 22 (10.28%) Project Management
12 19 (8.88%) Mentoring
12 19 (8.88%) OOA/OOD
12 19 (8.88%) OOP
13 18 (8.41%) Test Automation
14 17 (7.94%) UML
15 16 (7.48%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 67 (31.31%) Java
2 54 (25.23%) JavaScript
3 48 (22.43%) C#
4 44 (20.56%) SQL
5 33 (15.42%) PHP
6 19 (8.88%) Python
7 16 (7.48%) Go
7 16 (7.48%) Ruby
8 10 (4.67%) C
9 9 (4.21%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.27%) ES6
11 6 (2.80%) C++
12 5 (2.34%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.40%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.93%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.93%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.93%) Perl
14 2 (0.93%) VB
14 2 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 214 (100.00%) Degree
2 22 (10.28%) Master's Degree
3 20 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.14%) MCPD
4 11 (5.14%) MCSD
5 7 (3.27%) MCSA
6 5 (2.34%) MCSE
7 4 (1.87%) CCNA
7 4 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.87%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.40%) CISM
8 3 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (1.40%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.40%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.93%) ISEB
9 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.47%) CISSP
10 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (22.43%) QA
2 7 (3.27%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 5 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (7.01%) Docker
2 5 (2.34%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (5.14%) Ganglia
2 3 (1.40%) WSUS
3 2 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.93%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 33 (15.42%) Oracle
3 11 (5.14%) ServiceNow
3 11 (5.14%) Tableau
3 11 (5.14%) Teradata
4 9 (4.21%) Apigee
5 8 (3.74%) Google
6 6 (2.80%) Adobe
6 6 (2.80%) SAP
7 5 (2.34%) Cisco
8 4 (1.87%) NetApp
8 4 (1.87%) VMware
9 3 (1.40%) Citrix
9 3 (1.40%) CommVault
9 3 (1.40%) Dell
9 3 (1.40%) EqualLogic
9 3 (1.40%) Sybase
9 3 (1.40%) Symantec
9 3 (1.40%) Twitter
10 2 (0.93%) Apple