Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 171 152
Rank change year-on-year -8 -19 +52
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 206 216 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.68% 1.69% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.21% 7.48% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 177 142 192
North West median annual salary £40,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,650 £21,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +5.88%

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 2,508 2,889 2,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.42% 22.55% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,872 2,173 2,353
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,658
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.55% +3.68%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -23 115 £45,000 -2.70% 22
Cheshire +15 64 £40,500 +8.00% 21
Merseyside +25 21 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Lancashire -2 6 £33,500 +1.52% 8
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 206 (100.00%) Degree
2 189 (91.75%) Computer Science
3 109 (52.91%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (31.07%) Java
5 62 (30.10%) JavaScript
6 56 (27.18%) HTML
7 54 (26.21%) CSS
8 51 (24.76%) SQL
9 48 (23.30%) MVC
10 47 (22.82%) Finance
11 45 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
12 43 (20.87%) PHP
12 43 (20.87%) Linux
13 42 (20.39%) RESTful
13 42 (20.39%) Problem-Solving
14 41 (19.90%) DevOps
15 40 (19.42%) QA
15 40 (19.42%) Software Engineering
16 38 (18.45%) OO
16 38 (18.45%) Python
17 37 (17.96%) Web Services
18 36 (17.48%) TDD
19 35 (16.99%) Microsoft
20 34 (16.50%) MySQL
20 34 (16.50%) Mathematics
21 32 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
22 30 (14.56%) .NET
22 30 (14.56%) Spring
23 29 (14.08%) Scrum
23 29 (14.08%) Docker

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 (7.77%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (6.31%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.40%) nginx
4 4 (1.94%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.46%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.97%) Apache
6 2 (0.97%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.97%) CMS
6 2 (0.97%) Drupal
6 2 (0.97%) JBoss
7 1 (0.49%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.49%) Confluence
7 1 (0.49%) IIS
7 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.88%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.97%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Magento
2 1 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 45 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 12 (5.83%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (5.83%) Amazon ELB
4 12 (5.83%) Amazon S3
4 12 (5.83%) Route 53
5 10 (4.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 10 (4.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (3.40%) npm
7 5 (2.43%) Office 365
7 5 (2.43%) SaaS
8 3 (1.46%) IaaS
8 3 (1.46%) PaaS
9 2 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.97%) GitHub
9 2 (0.97%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.97%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.59%) HTTP
2 9 (4.37%) SSL
3 6 (2.91%) SAN
4 5 (2.43%) Internet
5 3 (1.46%) DNS
5 3 (1.46%) Firewall
5 3 (1.46%) SMTP
6 1 (0.49%) Broadband
6 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.49%) SMS
6 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.50%) MySQL
2 27 (13.11%) NoSQL
3 16 (7.77%) SQL Server
4 15 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (6.80%) Redis
6 12 (5.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (5.34%) MongoDB
8 10 (4.85%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (3.40%) Hadoop
10 7 (3.40%) Relational Database
11 6 (2.91%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (2.43%) HBase
13 4 (1.94%) Big Data
13 4 (1.94%) DB2
14 2 (0.97%) GIS
15 1 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
15 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
15 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (12.14%) Jenkins
2 20 (9.71%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.34%) JIRA
4 10 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (4.85%) Gradle
4 10 (4.85%) JUnit
4 10 (4.85%) Maven
5 7 (3.40%) Ant
5 7 (3.40%) Mocha
5 7 (3.40%) Selenium
5 7 (3.40%) Vagrant
6 6 (2.91%) CA Release Automation
6 6 (2.91%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.43%) IntelliJ
7 5 (2.43%) Subversion
8 3 (1.46%) Hudson
9 2 (0.97%) CircleCI
9 2 (0.97%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.97%) NUnit
9 2 (0.97%) Travis CI
General
1 47 (22.82%) Finance
2 17 (8.25%) Banking
3 10 (4.85%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.40%) Advertising
5 6 (2.91%) Automotive
6 5 (2.43%) German Language
6 5 (2.43%) Law
6 5 (2.43%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.94%) French Language
7 4 (1.94%) Games
7 4 (1.94%) Japanese Language
8 3 (1.46%) Retail
9 2 (0.97%) Marketing
10 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (49.51%) Developer
2 29 (14.08%) Junior
3 28 (13.59%) Java Developer
4 27 (13.11%) Junior Developer
5 26 (12.62%) Senior Developer
6 18 (8.74%) Architect
7 16 (7.77%) Software Developer
7 16 (7.77%) Tester
8 14 (6.80%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (5.83%) QA Tester
10 11 (5.34%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (5.34%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (4.85%) Junior Software Developer
11 10 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (4.85%) PHP Developer
11 10 (4.85%) Security Architect
11 10 (4.85%) Senior Architect
11 10 (4.85%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 10 (4.85%) Senior Security Architect
11 10 (4.85%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (27.18%) HTML
2 54 (26.21%) CSS
3 42 (20.39%) RESTful
4 37 (17.96%) Web Services
5 30 (14.56%) .NET
5 30 (14.56%) Spring
6 27 (13.11%) AngularJS
7 26 (12.62%) REST
8 25 (12.14%) JSON
9 24 (11.65%) SOAP
10 21 (10.19%) XML
11 20 (9.71%) CSS3
11 20 (9.71%) HTML5
12 18 (8.74%) ASP.NET
13 17 (8.25%) jQuery
14 16 (7.77%) Node.js
15 13 (6.31%) Spring Boot
15 13 (6.31%) Spring MVC
15 13 (6.31%) XSL
16 12 (5.83%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 189 (91.75%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.65%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (6.31%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (6.31%) User Experience
4 12 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.83%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (4.37%) Fintech
7 7 (3.40%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.43%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (1.94%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.97%) Animation
11 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.97%) Video\Live Streaming
12 1 (0.49%) Chip and PIN
12 1 (0.49%) Clustering
12 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.87%) Linux
2 13 (6.31%) Windows
3 12 (5.83%) Unix
4 11 (5.34%) CentOS
5 10 (4.85%) Debian
6 8 (3.88%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.43%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.46%) Android
8 3 (1.46%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.49%) AIX
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (52.91%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (23.30%) MVC
3 42 (20.39%) Problem-Solving
4 41 (19.90%) DevOps
5 40 (19.42%) Software Engineering
6 38 (18.45%) OO
7 36 (17.48%) TDD
8 34 (16.50%) Mathematics
9 32 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (14.08%) Scrum
11 27 (13.11%) Test Automation
12 26 (12.62%) Deployment Automation
12 26 (12.62%) Web Development
13 21 (10.19%) SOA
14 18 (8.74%) High Availability
14 18 (8.74%) Unit Testing
15 16 (7.77%) OWASP
16 15 (7.28%) Mentoring
17 14 (6.80%) Configuration Management
17 14 (6.80%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (31.07%) Java
2 62 (30.10%) JavaScript
3 51 (24.76%) SQL
4 43 (20.87%) PHP
5 38 (18.45%) Python
6 27 (13.11%) C#
7 16 (7.77%) Ruby
8 14 (6.80%) C
9 13 (6.31%) Go
10 12 (5.83%) Bash Shell
11 10 (4.85%) Shell Script
12 9 (4.37%) ES6
13 8 (3.88%) C++
13 8 (3.88%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.91%) Objective-C
14 6 (2.91%) T-SQL
15 5 (2.43%) Java 8
15 5 (2.43%) Perl
16 4 (1.94%) Apex Code
17 3 (1.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 206 (100.00%) Degree
2 21 (10.19%) Master's Degree
3 11 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.88%) MCSE
5 7 (3.40%) CISSP
5 7 (3.40%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (2.43%) CEH
7 4 (1.94%) Postgraduate
7 4 (1.94%) RHCSA
7 4 (1.94%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.46%) CCNA
8 3 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.46%) MCSA
8 3 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.49%) CISA
9 1 (0.49%) CISM
9 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.49%) PMP
9 1 (0.49%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (19.42%) QA
2 8 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.40%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 4 (1.94%) GDPR
5 3 (1.46%) COSHH
5 3 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.46%) SLA
6 1 (0.49%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.49%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (14.08%) Docker
2 13 (6.31%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.46%) Xen
5 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.49%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (5.34%) Nagios
2 10 (4.85%) Ansible
2 10 (4.85%) Kubernetes
3 9 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.91%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.46%) SCCM
5 3 (1.46%) SCOM
6 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.49%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.49%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.49%) FlexNet
7 1 (0.49%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.49%) Puppet
7 1 (0.49%) Rancher
7 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (16.99%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.25%) Oracle
3 16 (7.77%) Splunk
4 12 (5.83%) Google
5 11 (5.34%) New Relic
6 8 (3.88%) VMware
7 6 (2.91%) Cisco
8 5 (2.43%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.94%) Apple
9 4 (1.94%) HP
9 4 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.46%) Citrix
10 3 (1.46%) Dell
10 3 (1.46%) EMC
10 3 (1.46%) Isilon
10 3 (1.46%) Meraki
10 3 (1.46%) Twitter
11 2 (0.97%) CyberArk
11 2 (0.97%) Facebook
11 2 (0.97%) Tableau