Computer Science Jobs in the North West

Computer Science
England > North West

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West requiring Computer Science skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Computer Science over the 6 months leading up to 24 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 54 106 100
Rank change year-on-year +52 -6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 326 210 344
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 3.46% 3.22% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 3.36% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 244 132 132
10th Percentile £31,250 £39,000 £26,500
25th Percentile £37,574 £48,750 £33,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +41.18% -10.53%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £77,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +4.35%

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West

Computer Science falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in the North West.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,480 6,256 9,804
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 79.29% 95.85% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5,125 3,663 5,771
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,690 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.84% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,593 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.29% +3.33% +4.88%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in the North West

Computer Science
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in the North West over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

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 6 months to 24 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Manchester +56 208 £55,000 -9.54% 17
Cheshire +21 51 £40,000 -34.21% 13
Lancashire -12 42 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Merseyside +3 22 £46,500 -22.50% 6
Cumbria -9 3 £60,000 -1.32% 2
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.76%) Apache
2 7 (2.15%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.61%) Confluence
4 2 (0.61%) IIS
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Exchange
4 2 (0.61%) SAS
4 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.92%) Trello
3 2 (0.61%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (2.45%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.23%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.23%) SAP CX
2 4 (1.23%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.23%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.61%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.31%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 83 (25.46%) AWS
2 50 (15.34%) Azure
3 44 (13.50%) Amazon Kinesis
4 15 (4.60%) Microsoft 365
5 14 (4.29%) Amazon S3
5 14 (4.29%) Power Platform
6 13 (3.99%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (3.99%) GCP
7 9 (2.76%) SaaS
8 8 (2.45%) Azure DevOps
9 7 (2.15%) IaaS
9 7 (2.15%) PaaS
10 6 (1.84%) GitHub
11 5 (1.53%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (1.53%) Google Play
12 4 (1.23%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 4 (1.23%) Facebook Ads
12 4 (1.23%) Google Ads
12 4 (1.23%) Nutanix
12 4 (1.23%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.21%) TCP/IP
2 16 (4.91%) DNS
3 15 (4.60%) Firewall
4 14 (4.29%) Network Security
4 14 (4.29%) VPN
5 11 (3.37%) DHCP
6 7 (2.15%) LAN
6 7 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.84%) Ethernet
7 6 (1.84%) RS-232
8 5 (1.53%) IPsec
8 5 (1.53%) SSL
8 5 (1.53%) WAN
9 4 (1.23%) VLAN
9 4 (1.23%) VoIP
10 3 (0.92%) ZigBee
11 2 (0.61%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (0.61%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.43%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (9.51%) DynamoDB
2 31 (9.51%) Redis
3 30 (9.20%) NoSQL
4 28 (8.59%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (8.28%) Amazon Aurora
6 24 (7.36%) MySQL
7 19 (5.83%) Amazon RDS
8 18 (5.52%) Relational Database
9 16 (4.91%) Amazon Redshift
10 15 (4.60%) RDBMS
11 12 (3.68%) SQL Server
12 10 (3.07%) Big Data
12 10 (3.07%) Data Lake
12 10 (3.07%) Power BI
13 6 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (1.23%) ActiveReports
14 4 (1.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 4 (1.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (11.35%) Git
2 30 (9.20%) Gatling
3 13 (3.99%) Postman
4 10 (3.07%) JIRA
5 6 (1.84%) Subversion
6 5 (1.53%) Appium
6 5 (1.53%) CMake
6 5 (1.53%) GCC
6 5 (1.53%) GDB
7 3 (0.92%) Cypress.io
7 3 (0.92%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.61%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.61%) Selenium
8 2 (0.61%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.61%) webpack
9 1 (0.31%) GitLab
9 1 (0.31%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.31%) Mockito
General
1 149 (45.71%) Social Skills
2 43 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (11.66%) Electronics
4 30 (9.20%) Billing
5 24 (7.36%) Finance
5 24 (7.36%) Games
6 19 (5.83%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.37%) Retail
8 8 (2.45%) Legal
9 6 (1.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 6 (1.84%) Marketing
9 6 (1.84%) Organisational Skills
10 5 (1.53%) Advertising
11 4 (1.23%) Aerospace
11 4 (1.23%) Influencing Skills
11 4 (1.23%) Law
11 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.92%) Automotive
12 3 (0.92%) Esports
12 3 (0.92%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 82 (25.15%) Developer
2 66 (20.25%) Senior
3 48 (14.72%) Software Engineer
4 26 (7.98%) Lead
5 17 (5.21%) .NET Developer
6 15 (4.60%) Data Engineer
7 14 (4.29%) Architect
7 14 (4.29%) Technical Leader
8 13 (3.99%) Network Engineer
8 13 (3.99%) Scala Engineer
8 13 (3.99%) Senior Scala Engineer
9 12 (3.68%) Software Developer
10 11 (3.37%) Analyst
10 11 (3.37%) IT Manager
10 11 (3.37%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.07%) Games Developer
11 10 (3.07%) PHP Developer
11 10 (3.07%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (3.07%) Software Manager
11 10 (3.07%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.03%) .NET
2 39 (11.96%) REST
2 39 (11.96%) Web Services
3 32 (9.82%) GraphQL
4 30 (9.20%) HTML
5 28 (8.59%) JSON
6 27 (8.28%) http4s
6 27 (8.28%) Scalaz
7 24 (7.36%) Node.js
8 17 (5.21%) CSS
8 17 (5.21%) Lambda Expressions
9 14 (4.29%) Spring
9 14 (4.29%) WinForms
10 13 (3.99%) Spring Boot
11 11 (3.37%) .NET Framework
12 10 (3.07%) Electron
13 9 (2.76%) React
14 5 (1.53%) Android SDK
14 5 (1.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 5 (1.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.82%) Management Information System
2 30 (9.20%) Blog
2 30 (9.20%) Media Streaming
3 16 (4.91%) Distributed Systems
4 13 (3.99%) Cloud Native
5 8 (2.45%) AS400
5 8 (2.45%) Onboarding
5 8 (2.45%) Product Ownership
6 7 (2.15%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.84%) Cyber Threat
7 6 (1.84%) Distributed Computing
7 6 (1.84%) iSeries
7 6 (1.84%) Security Posture
7 6 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.53%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (1.53%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.53%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.53%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.75%) Windows
2 19 (5.83%) Linux
3 12 (3.68%) Android
4 9 (2.76%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.53%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.23%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.31%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.31%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (34.97%) Problem-Solving
2 99 (30.37%) Agile
3 94 (28.83%) Software Engineering
4 70 (21.47%) Analytics
4 70 (21.47%) DevOps
5 50 (15.34%) Mentoring
6 48 (14.72%) Project Management
7 47 (14.42%) Open Source
8 38 (11.66%) CI/CD
8 38 (11.66%) Mathematics
9 35 (10.74%) Design Patterns
10 33 (10.12%) SDLC
10 33 (10.12%) Unit Testing
11 32 (9.82%) A/B Testing
11 32 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (9.51%) Data Modelling
12 31 (9.51%) Integration Testing
13 30 (9.20%) Customer Retention
13 30 (9.20%) Cybersecurity
13 30 (9.20%) End-to-End Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (17.48%) C#
2 53 (16.26%) Java
2 53 (16.26%) SQL
3 42 (12.88%) Python
4 36 (11.04%) JavaScript
5 33 (10.12%) Scala
6 24 (7.36%) PHP
7 17 (5.21%) C++
8 12 (3.68%) TypeScript
9 11 (3.37%) C
10 9 (2.76%) Kotlin
10 9 (2.76%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.23%) Embedded C
11 4 (1.23%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.92%) R
13 2 (0.61%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.31%) Go
14 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.31%) Ruby
14 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 310 (95.09%) Degree
2 195 (59.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (10.43%) Master's Degree
4 21 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (5.21%) CCNP
6 16 (4.91%) CISSP
7 11 (3.37%) CCNA
8 10 (3.07%) CISM
9 9 (2.76%) CCIE
10 7 (2.15%) PMP
11 6 (1.84%) CEH
11 6 (1.84%) CISA
11 6 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (1.84%) PCI QSA
11 6 (1.84%) PhD
11 6 (1.84%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.23%) AWS Certification
12 4 (1.23%) Chartered Engineer
12 4 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
13 3 (0.92%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (4.60%) QA
3 12 (3.68%) Data Quality
4 11 (3.37%) NIST
5 7 (2.15%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.84%) PMO
7 5 (1.53%) GDPR
8 3 (0.92%) Accessibility
8 3 (0.92%) SLA
9 2 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.31%) CDISC
10 1 (0.31%) Good Clinical Practice
10 1 (0.31%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.31%) NCSC
10 1 (0.31%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.31%) SOC 2
System Software
1 11 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.45%) Docker
3 7 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.92%) Firmware
5 2 (0.61%) XenApp
6 1 (0.31%) Embedded Firmware
6 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (5.52%) Terraform
2 7 (2.15%) Ansible
3 6 (1.84%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.23%) IBM BigFix
5 2 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.31%) Progress Chef
6 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.60%) Google
3 11 (3.37%) Cisco
3 11 (3.37%) SAP
4 9 (2.76%) Databricks
5 8 (2.45%) ServiceNow
6 7 (2.15%) VMware
7 6 (1.84%) IBM
8 5 (1.53%) Informatica
9 4 (1.23%) Cognos
9 4 (1.23%) Facebook
9 4 (1.23%) Juniper
10 3 (0.92%) F5
10 3 (0.92%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.61%) Autodesk
11 2 (0.61%) Citrix
11 2 (0.61%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.61%) iManage
11 2 (0.61%) Oracle
12 1 (0.31%) EMC