Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > North West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 184 214
Rank change year-on-year +21 +30 -13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 224 215 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.00% 1.64% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.87% 7.73% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 173 171 137
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.84% +1.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,250 £22,771
90th Percentile £83,500 £65,000 £59,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,525 2,780 2,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.51% 21.18% 22.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,977 2,115 2,202
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,625 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +44 177 £42,500 - 29
Cheshire -4 35 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Lancashire +2 11 £29,327 -22.82% 2
Merseyside +4 2 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 224 (100.00%) Degree
2 215 (95.98%) Computer Science
3 118 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (40.18%) TDD
5 70 (31.25%) Java
6 61 (27.23%) Mathematics
7 60 (26.79%) JavaScript
8 58 (25.89%) Configuration Management
9 52 (23.21%) NoSQL
10 51 (22.77%) Open Source
10 51 (22.77%) Web Services
10 51 (22.77%) Python
10 51 (22.77%) Software Engineering
11 49 (21.88%) Cloud Computing
12 48 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (20.98%) DevOps
14 46 (20.54%) Data Modelling
15 45 (20.09%) JIRA
15 45 (20.09%) MongoDB
16 44 (19.64%) Windows
17 43 (19.20%) Amazon AWS
18 42 (18.75%) Big Data
18 42 (18.75%) CSS
18 42 (18.75%) HTML
18 42 (18.75%) Change Management
19 41 (18.30%) Apache
20 40 (17.86%) Hadoop
20 40 (17.86%) Apache Spark
21 39 (17.41%) Amazon Redshift
21 39 (17.41%) CA Agile Central

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 41 (18.30%) Apache
2 40 (17.86%) Apache Spark
3 10 (4.46%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.79%) nginx
5 2 (0.89%) Confluence
5 2 (0.89%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (5.80%) Photoshop
2 10 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Loan IQ
1 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 49 (21.88%) Cloud Computing
2 43 (19.20%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (17.41%) Amazon EC2
3 39 (17.41%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (1.34%) GitHub
7 1 (0.45%) Algolia
7 1 (0.45%) Firebase
7 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.45%) npm
7 1 (0.45%) Office 365
7 1 (0.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.50%) RS-232
2 24 (10.71%) HTTP
3 21 (9.38%) Internet
3 21 (9.38%) SSL
4 19 (8.48%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (7.14%) Bluetooth
6 15 (6.70%) RS-485
7 2 (0.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (23.21%) NoSQL
2 45 (20.09%) MongoDB
3 42 (18.75%) Big Data
4 40 (17.86%) Hadoop
5 39 (17.41%) Amazon Athena
5 39 (17.41%) Amazon Redshift
5 39 (17.41%) Flink
6 13 (5.80%) SQL Server
7 12 (5.36%) MySQL
8 6 (2.68%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.79%) Redis
10 3 (1.34%) DB2
10 3 (1.34%) DB2 UDB
10 3 (1.34%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.45%) Power BI
11 1 (0.45%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 45 (20.09%) JIRA
2 11 (4.91%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.02%) CocoaPods
3 9 (4.02%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.57%) PHPUnit
4 8 (3.57%) Selenium
4 8 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.68%) Subversion
6 5 (2.23%) Ant
6 5 (2.23%) CruiseControl
6 5 (2.23%) Gradle
6 5 (2.23%) Hudson
7 4 (1.79%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.89%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.45%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.45%) Grunt
9 1 (0.45%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.45%) Mocha
9 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (17.41%) Finance
2 27 (12.05%) Games
3 11 (4.91%) Banking
4 5 (2.23%) Law
5 4 (1.79%) Advertising
5 4 (1.79%) Electronics
5 4 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.34%) Automotive
6 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.89%) Back Office
7 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.89%) Marketing
7 2 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.45%) French Language
8 1 (0.45%) German Language
8 1 (0.45%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
8 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (39.73%) Developer
2 35 (15.63%) Software Engineer
3 23 (10.27%) C++ Software Engineer
3 23 (10.27%) Embedded Engineer
3 23 (10.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 22 (9.82%) Data Engineer
5 21 (9.38%) C Software Engineer
5 21 (9.38%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 21 (9.38%) Senior Data Engineer
6 20 (8.93%) Architect
6 20 (8.93%) Big Data Engineer
6 20 (8.93%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 20 (8.93%) Embedded C Engineer
6 20 (8.93%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 20 (8.93%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 20 (8.93%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 20 (8.93%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 20 (8.93%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 18 (8.04%) Junior
8 17 (7.59%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (22.77%) Web Services
2 42 (18.75%) CSS
2 42 (18.75%) HTML
3 39 (17.41%) Kafka
4 38 (16.96%) Spark Streaming
5 32 (14.29%) JSON
6 31 (13.84%) RESTful
7 29 (12.95%) .NET
7 29 (12.95%) XML
8 24 (10.71%) AngularJS
9 20 (8.93%) ASP.NET
10 16 (7.14%) HTML5
10 16 (7.14%) jQuery
11 13 (5.80%) CSS3
11 13 (5.80%) Node.js
11 13 (5.80%) Spring
12 10 (4.46%) Dagger
12 10 (4.46%) HTML5 Canvas
12 10 (4.46%) RxJava
13 9 (4.02%) ReactiveCocoa
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.27%) User Experience
2 22 (9.82%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (8.93%) Internet of Things
4 14 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.36%) Animation
6 10 (4.46%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (4.46%) VLE
7 6 (2.68%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.23%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.79%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.79%) Infotainment
10 3 (1.34%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.34%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.34%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.34%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.89%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.89%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 44 (19.64%) Windows
2 30 (13.39%) Linux
3 11 (4.91%) Apple iOS
3 11 (4.91%) Ubuntu
4 10 (4.46%) Android
5 8 (3.57%) Unix
6 5 (2.23%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.34%) watchOS
7 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.89%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (95.98%) Computer Science
2 118 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (40.18%) TDD
4 61 (27.23%) Mathematics
5 58 (25.89%) Configuration Management
6 51 (22.77%) Open Source
6 51 (22.77%) Software Engineering
7 48 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (20.98%) DevOps
9 46 (20.54%) Data Modelling
10 42 (18.75%) Change Management
11 38 (16.96%) Data Engineering
11 38 (16.96%) Data Ingestion
12 31 (13.84%) BDD
13 30 (13.39%) Test Automation
14 26 (11.61%) Scrum
15 24 (10.71%) Multithreading
16 23 (10.27%) Multithreaded Programming
17 22 (9.82%) Web Development
18 21 (9.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (31.25%) Java
2 60 (26.79%) JavaScript
3 51 (22.77%) Python
4 39 (17.41%) C
4 39 (17.41%) Scala
5 37 (16.52%) PHP
6 36 (16.07%) C++
7 33 (14.73%) SQL
8 26 (11.61%) C#
9 11 (4.91%) TypeScript
10 9 (4.02%) Apple Swift
10 9 (4.02%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.23%) Go
11 5 (2.23%) Ruby
12 3 (1.34%) ES6
12 3 (1.34%) Java 8
12 3 (1.34%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.89%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 224 (100.00%) Degree
2 39 (17.41%) Numerate Degree
3 9 (4.02%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.68%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.79%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.34%) CISSP
6 3 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.89%) CEH
7 2 (0.89%) MCSE
7 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.89%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) ISEB
8 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.48%) QA
2 11 (4.91%) GDPR
3 3 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.89%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 1 (0.45%) COBIT
5 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.34%) Docker
3 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) Ansible
2 1 (0.45%) Webmin
Vendors
1 39 (17.41%) CA Agile Central
2 12 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.02%) Apple
4 6 (2.68%) HP
5 5 (2.23%) Oracle
5 5 (2.23%) VMware
6 4 (1.79%) SAP
7 2 (0.89%) Cisco
8 1 (0.45%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.45%) FatWire
8 1 (0.45%) hybris
8 1 (0.45%) IBM
8 1 (0.45%) Informatica
8 1 (0.45%) McAfee
8 1 (0.45%) Tableau
8 1 (0.45%) Zend