The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 48 89
Rank change year-on-year -28 +41  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 251 276 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.72% 4.98% 3.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.17% 12.57% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 188 233 152
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2737 2196 2373
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.52% 39.63% 37.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 1891 1900
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in the North West

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in the North West.

Salary trend for Computer Science in the North West

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in the North West

Computer Science
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -34 173 £40,000 - 42
Cheshire -3 57 £40,250 +61.00% 14
Lancashire -2 9 £23,500 -41.25% 2
Merseyside -19 8 £33,750 -10.00% 3
Cumbria - 2 £27,500 -
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science 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.

1 457 (86.72%) Degree
2 236 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (37.19%) C#
4 195 (37.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 160 (30.36%) .NET
6 153 (29.03%) SQL
7 148 (28.08%) JavaScript
8 142 (26.94%) Software Engineering
9 122 (23.15%) SQL Server
10 113 (21.44%) Java
11 105 (19.92%) MVC
11 105 (19.92%) Analytical Skills
12 100 (18.98%) Microsoft
13 99 (18.79%) HTML
13 99 (18.79%) ASP.NET
13 99 (18.79%) Mathematics
14 92 (17.46%) OO
15 90 (17.08%) PHP
16 87 (16.51%) Web Development
17 81 (15.37%) Linux
18 79 (14.99%) CSS
18 79 (14.99%) Games
19 78 (14.80%) C++
20 76 (14.42%) Finance
21 71 (13.47%) ASP.NET MVC
22 69 (13.09%) Windows
22 69 (13.09%) TDD
23 65 (12.33%) jQuery
23 65 (12.33%) AngularJS
24 63 (11.95%) Oracle

Computer Science
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 31 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (3.04%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.90%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.71%) SAS
5 7 (1.33%) Apache
5 7 (1.33%) Confluence
6 6 (1.14%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.95%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.95%) GlassFish
7 5 (0.95%) JBoss
8 4 (0.76%) IIS
8 4 (0.76%) OpenEdge
9 3 (0.57%) nginx
10 2 (0.38%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.19%) CMS
11 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (5.31%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.95%) SPSS
7 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.19%) InVision
8 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.19%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.19%) Stata
8 1 (0.19%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (1.14%) Sage CRM
2 5 (0.95%) PlanetPress Connect
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.38%) Sage 1000
3 2 (0.38%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) HFM
4 1 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 51 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.33%) GitHub
5 5 (0.95%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (0.57%) SaaS
7 2 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.38%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.38%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) IaaS
8 1 (0.19%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.55%) Internet
2 11 (2.09%) Firewall
2 11 (2.09%) HTTP
2 11 (2.09%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.14%) Skype
4 4 (0.76%) Broadband
4 4 (0.76%) SSL
5 3 (0.57%) VPN
6 2 (0.38%) LAN
6 2 (0.38%) PBX
6 2 (0.38%) WAN
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.19%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (23.15%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.11%) MySQL
3 41 (7.78%) NoSQL
3 41 (7.78%) Relational Database
4 38 (7.21%) MongoDB
5 31 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 26 (4.93%) RDBMS
7 17 (3.23%) Big Data
8 13 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (2.09%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.71%) Apache Hive
12 9 (1.71%) Data Mining
12 9 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.95%) Impala
14 4 (0.76%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 47 (8.92%) Git (software)
2 41 (7.78%) JIRA
2 41 (7.78%) Visual Studio
3 34 (6.45%) Subversion
4 31 (5.88%) TeamCity
5 29 (5.50%) Selenium
6 25 (4.74%) Jenkins
7 16 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (2.47%) Gradle
9 11 (2.09%) Maven
10 7 (1.33%) AccuRev
10 7 (1.33%) JUnit
11 6 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.95%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.95%) NuGet
12 5 (0.95%) NUnit
12 5 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.76%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (0.76%) Vagrant
General
1 79 (14.99%) Games
2 76 (14.42%) Finance
3 27 (5.12%) Retail
4 25 (4.74%) Banking
5 23 (4.36%) Legal
5 23 (4.36%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.28%) Marketing
7 11 (2.09%) Law
8 8 (1.52%) Advertising
9 7 (1.33%) Publishing
10 5 (0.95%) Electronics
10 5 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.76%) Billing
11 4 (0.76%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.76%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.76%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.57%) Military
13 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.38%) Back Office
14 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 263 (49.91%) Developer
2 72 (13.66%) Software Developer
3 62 (11.76%) Junior
4 59 (11.20%) .NET Developer
5 54 (10.25%) Analyst
6 53 (10.06%) Java Developer
7 51 (9.68%) Graduate
8 50 (9.49%) Senior Developer
9 46 (8.73%) Junior Developer
10 42 (7.97%) Graduate Developer
11 40 (7.59%) Web Developer
12 38 (7.21%) Software Engineer
13 37 (7.02%) SQL Developer
14 36 (6.83%) Architect
15 34 (6.45%) Junior .NET Developer
16 33 (6.26%) Senior Software Developer
17 32 (6.07%) Java Software Developer
17 32 (6.07%) JavaScript Developer
18 30 (5.69%) Senior Java Developer
19 29 (5.50%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (30.36%) .NET
2 99 (18.79%) ASP.NET
2 99 (18.79%) HTML
3 79 (14.99%) CSS
4 71 (13.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 65 (12.33%) AngularJS
5 65 (12.33%) jQuery
6 62 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 54 (10.25%) WCF
7 54 (10.25%) Web Services
8 53 (10.06%) .NET Framework
9 46 (8.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 46 (8.73%) HTML5
10 43 (8.16%) Spring
11 40 (7.59%) RESTful
12 37 (7.02%) Java EE
13 35 (6.64%) JSON
14 34 (6.45%) WPF
15 32 (6.07%) Entity Framework
16 31 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 105 (19.92%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.02%) Algorithms
3 31 (5.88%) User Experience
4 27 (5.12%) Data Structures
5 17 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.85%) Virtual Team
7 14 (2.66%) Animation
7 14 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.66%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.47%) iPad
9 9 (1.71%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.14%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.14%) Handset
10 6 (1.14%) mHealth
10 6 (1.14%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.95%) Cyber Attack
11 5 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.95%) PKI
12 4 (0.76%) CESG
12 4 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (15.37%) Linux
2 69 (13.09%) Windows
3 27 (5.12%) Windows XP
4 23 (4.36%) Apple iOS
5 21 (3.98%) Android
6 15 (2.85%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.90%) Unix
8 9 (1.71%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.95%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (26.94%) Software Engineering
3 105 (19.92%) MVC
4 99 (18.79%) Mathematics
5 92 (17.46%) OO
6 87 (16.51%) Web Development
7 69 (13.09%) TDD
8 55 (10.44%) Validation
9 54 (10.25%) Kanban
10 49 (9.30%) Multithreading
11 47 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (7.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 42 (7.97%) SDLC
12 42 (7.97%) Test Automation
13 41 (7.78%) Scrum
14 38 (7.21%) E-Commerce
15 36 (6.83%) Dependency Injection
16 35 (6.64%) Project Management
17 34 (6.45%) Analytics
17 34 (6.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (37.19%) C#
2 153 (29.03%) SQL
3 148 (28.08%) JavaScript
4 113 (21.44%) Java
5 90 (17.08%) PHP
6 78 (14.80%) C++
7 51 (9.68%) Python
8 47 (8.92%) C
9 32 (6.07%) Ruby
10 27 (5.12%) F#
11 23 (4.36%) Embedded C
11 23 (4.36%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.28%) Perl
13 9 (1.71%) Embedded C++
13 9 (1.71%) MATLAB
13 9 (1.71%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.52%) R
15 7 (1.33%) Apple Swift
15 7 (1.33%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.95%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 457 (86.72%) Degree
2 195 (37.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (5.31%) PhD
4 22 (4.17%) CISSP
4 22 (4.17%) HND
5 19 (3.61%) CISA
6 18 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (3.23%) ISEB
8 16 (3.04%) HNC
9 14 (2.66%) Master's Degree
10 13 (2.47%) CNA
10 13 (2.47%) CNE
10 13 (2.47%) CompTIA Security+
10 13 (2.47%) MCSE
10 13 (2.47%) Novell Certification
10 13 (2.47%) Security+ Certification
11 10 (1.90%) CISM
11 10 (1.90%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (1.33%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.59%) QA
2 8 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.38%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.38%) SLA
7 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.19%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 9 (1.71%) Firmware
2 4 (0.76%) Docker
3 3 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.19%) HDFS
5 1 (0.19%) zsh
Systems Management
1 27 (5.12%) Kibana
2 12 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.71%) Puppet
4 5 (0.95%) Ansible
4 5 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.76%) Salt
6 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 100 (18.98%) Microsoft
2 63 (11.95%) Oracle
3 49 (9.30%) Google
4 11 (2.09%) Demandware
5 10 (1.90%) Sage
6 6 (1.14%) Cisco
6 6 (1.14%) SAP
7 5 (0.95%) HP
7 5 (0.95%) VMware
8 4 (0.76%) Zend
9 3 (0.57%) Adobe
9 3 (0.57%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.57%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.57%) Splunk
9 3 (0.57%) Tableau
10 2 (0.38%) Apple
10 2 (0.38%) Facebook
10 2 (0.38%) Infor
10 2 (0.38%) Sun
10 2 (0.38%) Twitter
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Isle of Man
PokerStars
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k - £49k + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + £30-£40 base + Double OTE + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £20k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago