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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 65 85
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 264 215 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.31% 3.74% 3.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.80% 9.65% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 181 175 165
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £54,999
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  

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 2445 2228 2382
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.92% 38.77% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1975 1822 1910
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £24,075
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +13 216 £37,500 - 39
Cheshire -7 25 £38,750 +46.22% 10
Lancashire -5 10 £27,000 -28.00% 1
Merseyside -9 7 £40,000 +30.08% 1
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 450 (80.65%) Degree
2 242 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
3 201 (36.02%) C#
4 166 (29.75%) .NET
5 157 (28.14%) SQL
6 154 (27.60%) JavaScript
7 126 (22.58%) Software Engineering
8 118 (21.15%) HTML
8 118 (21.15%) SQL Server
9 116 (20.79%) MVC
10 114 (20.43%) Java
11 107 (19.18%) Web Development
12 105 (18.82%) Mathematics
12 105 (18.82%) PHP
12 105 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
13 104 (18.64%) CSS
13 104 (18.64%) jQuery
14 103 (18.46%) ASP.NET
15 88 (15.77%) Linux
16 83 (14.87%) Microsoft
16 83 (14.87%) ASP.NET MVC
17 79 (14.16%) C
18 75 (13.44%) OO
19 72 (12.90%) AngularJS
20 70 (12.54%) Scrum
21 68 (12.19%) TDD
21 68 (12.19%) Validation
22 64 (11.47%) Windows
22 64 (11.47%) Python
22 64 (11.47%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 37 (6.63%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (3.94%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.58%) SAS
4 16 (2.87%) Apache Spark
5 13 (2.33%) Apache Pig
5 13 (2.33%) IIS
6 12 (2.15%) Confluence
7 10 (1.79%) Apache
8 6 (1.08%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.72%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.54%) nginx
10 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.36%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.36%) JBoss
11 2 (0.36%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.18%) Kinematics
12 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 58 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.38%) MS Office
3 13 (2.33%) Stata
4 11 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.79%) SPSS
6 8 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.72%) MS Project
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.90%) PlanetPress Connect
2 4 (0.72%) Magento
3 2 (0.36%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.43%) SaaS
5 7 (1.25%) IaaS
5 7 (1.25%) PaaS
6 5 (0.90%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (0.54%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.36%) GitHub
8 2 (0.36%) Google Play
8 2 (0.36%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.91%) Internet
2 16 (2.87%) HTTP
3 13 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.15%) Firewall
5 9 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (1.43%) DNS
6 8 (1.43%) Intranet
6 8 (1.43%) Skype
7 5 (0.90%) LAN
8 4 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.72%) SNMP
8 4 (0.72%) WAN
9 3 (0.54%) Broadband
9 3 (0.54%) DHCP
9 3 (0.54%) IPv4
9 3 (0.54%) MPLS
9 3 (0.54%) Network Security
9 3 (0.54%) SSL
9 3 (0.54%) VoIP
9 3 (0.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 57 (10.22%) MySQL
3 45 (8.06%) MongoDB
4 43 (7.71%) Relational Database
5 39 (6.99%) RDBMS
6 37 (6.63%) NoSQL
7 30 (5.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 22 (3.94%) Big Data
8 22 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (3.05%) Hadoop
10 16 (2.87%) Data Mining
11 14 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (2.33%) Apache Hive
12 13 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
17 3 (0.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 52 (9.32%) JIRA
2 40 (7.17%) Git (software)
3 33 (5.91%) TeamCity
4 31 (5.56%) Selenium
5 24 (4.30%) Visual Studio
6 17 (3.05%) NUnit
7 15 (2.69%) Subversion
7 15 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (2.15%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.79%) Moq
10 9 (1.61%) Gradle
11 7 (1.25%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.25%) JIRA Agile
11 7 (1.25%) MSTest
11 7 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
12 6 (1.08%) AccuRev
12 6 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.08%) NuGet
13 5 (0.90%) Maven
13 5 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 55 (9.86%) Games
2 41 (7.35%) Finance
3 28 (5.02%) Legal
4 24 (4.30%) Banking
5 23 (4.12%) Manufacturing
6 21 (3.76%) Law
7 20 (3.58%) Marketing
8 13 (2.33%) Military
9 12 (2.15%) Retail
9 12 (2.15%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.43%) Publishing
11 7 (1.25%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.72%) Advertising
13 3 (0.54%) Billing
13 3 (0.54%) Electronics
13 3 (0.54%) French Language
14 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.18%) Automotive
15 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 267 (47.85%) Developer
2 70 (12.54%) .NET Developer
3 63 (11.29%) Software Developer
4 58 (10.39%) Junior
5 46 (8.24%) Graduate
5 46 (8.24%) JavaScript Developer
6 44 (7.89%) Architect
6 44 (7.89%) Junior Developer
7 43 (7.71%) Graduate Developer
7 43 (7.71%) Web Developer
8 42 (7.53%) Java Developer
9 41 (7.35%) Analyst
10 40 (7.17%) Senior Developer
11 38 (6.81%) SQL Developer
12 37 (6.63%) Junior .NET Developer
13 35 (6.27%) C# Developer
14 33 (5.91%) Graduate .NET Developer
14 33 (5.91%) Java Architect
14 33 (5.91%) PHP Developer
15 32 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (29.75%) .NET
2 118 (21.15%) HTML
3 104 (18.64%) CSS
3 104 (18.64%) jQuery
4 103 (18.46%) ASP.NET
5 83 (14.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 72 (12.90%) AngularJS
7 64 (11.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 56 (10.04%) .NET Framework
8 56 (10.04%) WCF
8 56 (10.04%) Web Services
9 44 (7.89%) Spring
10 43 (7.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 42 (7.53%) HTML5
11 42 (7.53%) RESTful
12 40 (7.17%) Java EE
12 40 (7.17%) WPF
13 30 (5.38%) CSS3
13 30 (5.38%) Entity Framework
14 29 (5.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 105 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (7.71%) Algorithms
3 37 (6.63%) User Experience
4 36 (6.45%) Data Structures
5 31 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.94%) iPad
7 15 (2.69%) Animation
8 13 (2.33%) PKI
9 11 (1.97%) Device Driver
9 11 (1.97%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.43%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.25%) Fintech
12 7 (1.25%) mHealth
13 5 (0.90%) Clustering
13 5 (0.90%) Cyber Attack
13 5 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.72%) e-Health
14 4 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 88 (15.77%) Linux
2 64 (11.47%) Windows
3 37 (6.63%) Apple iOS
4 30 (5.38%) Android
5 24 (4.30%) Unix
6 17 (3.05%) Windows XP
7 14 (2.51%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.97%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.08%) CentOS
11 5 (0.90%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.54%) HPUX
13 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.36%) AIX
14 2 (0.36%) Solaris
15 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (22.58%) Software Engineering
3 116 (20.79%) MVC
4 107 (19.18%) Web Development
5 105 (18.82%) Mathematics
6 75 (13.44%) OO
7 70 (12.54%) Scrum
8 68 (12.19%) TDD
8 68 (12.19%) Validation
9 61 (10.93%) Kanban
10 53 (9.50%) Analytics
11 49 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (7.89%) Presales
13 43 (7.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 43 (7.71%) Web Application Development
14 42 (7.53%) Information Security
14 42 (7.53%) SDLC
15 41 (7.35%) Risk Management
16 40 (7.17%) Machine Learning
16 40 (7.17%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 201 (36.02%) C#
2 157 (28.14%) SQL
3 154 (27.60%) JavaScript
4 114 (20.43%) Java
5 105 (18.82%) PHP
6 79 (14.16%) C
7 64 (11.47%) Python
8 60 (10.75%) C++
9 33 (5.91%) Ruby
10 26 (4.66%) F#
11 25 (4.48%) Embedded C
11 25 (4.48%) T-SQL
12 22 (3.94%) R
13 18 (3.23%) PowerShell
14 16 (2.87%) VB
15 14 (2.51%) MATLAB
15 14 (2.51%) Objective-C
15 14 (2.51%) Perl
16 13 (2.33%) Apple Swift
16 13 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 450 (80.65%) Degree
2 34 (6.09%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.94%) CISSP
3 22 (3.94%) HND
3 22 (3.94%) ISEB
3 22 (3.94%) PhD
4 21 (3.76%) DV Cleared
5 19 (3.41%) CISM
5 19 (3.41%) HNC
6 14 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.33%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (1.79%) ISTQB
10 9 (1.61%) CCNP
10 9 (1.61%) CISA
11 8 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (1.43%) Postgraduate
12 7 (1.25%) ISSAP
12 7 (1.25%) MCSA
13 6 (1.08%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (9.86%) QA
2 18 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.05%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.79%) SLA
5 9 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (1.08%) ISO22301
7 4 (0.72%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.36%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.36%) RMADS
10 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.51%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.79%) vSphere
4 9 (1.61%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.61%) Firmware
5 7 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.54%) vCloud
7 1 (0.18%) Docker
7 1 (0.18%) HDFS
7 1 (0.18%) zsh
Systems Management
1 26 (4.66%) Kibana
2 9 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.08%) Puppet
4 5 (0.90%) Ansible
4 5 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.90%) Nagios
4 5 (0.90%) Salt
5 4 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (0.72%) OpenView
5 4 (0.72%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.72%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.54%) SCCM
7 2 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 83 (14.87%) Microsoft
2 52 (9.32%) Oracle
3 45 (8.06%) Google
4 27 (4.84%) VMware
5 23 (4.12%) Cisco
6 17 (3.05%) Demandware
7 11 (1.97%) Atlassian
8 8 (1.43%) HP
9 7 (1.25%) Zend
10 6 (1.08%) IBM
11 5 (0.90%) BMC
11 5 (0.90%) Orchard
11 5 (0.90%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.72%) Avaya
12 4 (0.72%) CA
12 4 (0.72%) Compuware
12 4 (0.72%) Dynatrace
12 4 (0.72%) Nimsoft
12 4 (0.72%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.72%) Sun
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Oldham
Easy Web Recruitment
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago