The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 15 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 505 461 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 12.61% 12.52% 14.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.85% 51.22% 54.91%
Number of salaries quoted 410 381 518
Average salary £37,250 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.47% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Degree
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1078 900 1100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 26.92% 24.44% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 915 792 915
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Degree
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Manchester region.

Degree Salary Trend in Manchester

Degree
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Degree Salary Histogram in Manchester

Degree
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +8 31 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Stockport -1 28 £32,000 -26.43% 7
Altrincham +2 27 £35,000 -17.64% 9
Salford +3 21 £38,000 +10.14% 2
Wigan +2 15 £20,000 -38.48%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 13 £47,500 -
Bury +2 3 £24,000 -11.11% 1
Cheadle +2 2 - - 2
Oldham -2 2 £46,750 +79.80% 4
Rochdale -3 1 £65,000 +124.13% 4
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Degree.

1 308 (30.71%) SQL
2 289 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (24.43%) C#
4 233 (23.23%) .NET
5 226 (22.53%) Microsoft
6 215 (21.44%) HTML
7 207 (20.64%) Computer Science
8 201 (20.04%) JavaScript
9 193 (19.24%) Java
10 188 (18.74%) SQL Server
11 185 (18.44%) Finance
12 176 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
13 170 (16.95%) Project Management
14 166 (16.55%) CSS
15 159 (15.85%) MS Excel
16 153 (15.25%) Software Engineering
17 142 (14.16%) OO
18 141 (14.06%) Windows
19 128 (12.76%) ASP.NET
20 127 (12.66%) MVC
21 120 (11.96%) Scrum
22 93 (9.27%) jQuery
23 89 (8.87%) Linux
24 88 (8.77%) E-Commerce
25 86 (8.57%) MS Office
26 85 (8.47%) Relational Database
27 83 (8.28%) PHP
28 82 (8.18%) Oracle
29 81 (8.08%) PRINCE2
29 81 (8.08%) HTML5

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.49%) Apache
3 24 (2.39%) WordPress
4 16 (1.60%) CMS
4 16 (1.60%) SAS
5 15 (1.50%) IIS
6 14 (1.40%) MS Exchange
7 10 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (0.80%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.50%) JBoss
10 4 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.30%) Lync
11 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.20%) Node.js
12 2 (0.20%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 159 (15.85%) MS Excel
2 86 (8.57%) MS Office
3 43 (4.29%) MS Project
4 19 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.60%) Photoshop
6 13 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (1.10%) MS Visio
7 11 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.40%) Revit
8 4 (0.40%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.40%) SPSS
9 3 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.20%) SketchUp
10 2 (0.20%) ArchiCAD
11 1 (0.100%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.100%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.100%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.100%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (2.39%) Google Analytics
2 14 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.20%) Magento
4 9 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.50%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.50%) SAP QM
6 4 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.40%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.40%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.30%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.30%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.30%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.30%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.100%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.100%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.100%) Maximo
8 1 (0.100%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.100%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.20%) Office 365
2 11 (1.10%) Yammer
3 9 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.90%) GitHub
4 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.100%) SaaS
6 1 (0.100%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.39%) Intranet
2 30 (2.99%) Network Security
3 20 (1.99%) Firewall
4 15 (1.50%) SAN
4 15 (1.50%) Internet
5 11 (1.10%) WAN
5 11 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (0.90%) LAN
6 9 (0.90%) NAS
7 8 (0.80%) Wireless
7 8 (0.80%) DNS
8 7 (0.70%) FTP
8 7 (0.70%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.70%) GPRS
9 6 (0.60%) VPN
9 6 (0.60%) VoIP
10 5 (0.50%) HTTP
11 4 (0.40%) VLAN
12 3 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.30%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (18.74%) SQL Server
2 85 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 70 (6.98%) MySQL
4 51 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 27 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (1.99%) RDBMS
10 16 (1.60%) Data Mining
10 16 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (1.30%) Oracle Database
13 11 (1.10%) DB2
13 11 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (1.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 10 (1.00%) MongoDB
15 9 (0.90%) OLTP
16 7 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 67 (6.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (4.39%) JIRA
3 37 (3.69%) Selenium
4 34 (3.39%) NUnit
5 29 (2.89%) Git (software)
6 28 (2.79%) Eclipse
7 25 (2.49%) Visual Studio
8 20 (1.99%) Subversion
9 19 (1.89%) JUnit
10 17 (1.69%) Maven
11 16 (1.60%) Moq
12 14 (1.40%) WatiN
13 13 (1.30%) MSTest
14 12 (1.20%) TeamCity
15 10 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (1.00%) Cucumber
16 7 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
16 7 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
17 6 (0.60%) Jenkins
17 6 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 185 (18.44%) Finance
2 69 (6.88%) Marketing
3 56 (5.58%) Retail
4 49 (4.89%) Telecoms
5 35 (3.49%) Manufacturing
6 26 (2.59%) Games
7 19 (1.89%) Banking
8 16 (1.60%) Legal
9 8 (0.80%) Law
10 7 (0.70%) Advertising
10 7 (0.70%) Back Office
10 7 (0.70%) Electronics
11 6 (0.60%) German Language
11 6 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.40%) Local Government
13 3 (0.30%) Automotive
13 3 (0.30%) Billing
13 3 (0.30%) French Language
14 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.100%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 328 (32.70%) Developer
2 117 (11.67%) Analyst
3 75 (7.48%) Software Developer
4 71 (7.08%) Project Manager
5 70 (6.98%) Consultant
5 70 (6.98%) C# Developer
6 68 (6.78%) Software Engineer
7 62 (6.18%) Senior Developer
8 55 (5.48%) Graduate
9 49 (4.89%) Java Developer
10 47 (4.69%) .NET Developer
11 45 (4.49%) PHP Developer
12 44 (4.39%) Junior
12 44 (4.39%) Web Developer
13 35 (3.49%) Software Manager
14 34 (3.39%) Team Leader
15 31 (3.09%) Senior Software Developer
16 30 (2.99%) Tester
17 29 (2.89%) Development Manager
18 26 (2.59%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (23.23%) .NET
2 215 (21.44%) HTML
3 166 (16.55%) CSS
4 128 (12.76%) ASP.NET
5 93 (9.27%) jQuery
6 81 (8.08%) HTML5
7 80 (7.98%) XML
8 74 (7.38%) Web Services
9 54 (5.38%) SOAP
10 50 (4.99%) .NET Framework
11 48 (4.79%) WCF
12 43 (4.29%) CSS3
13 38 (3.79%) Java EE
14 37 (3.69%) J2EE
15 36 (3.59%) Ajax
16 34 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
17 32 (3.19%) Spring
18 31 (3.09%) WinForms
19 29 (2.89%) JMS
20 28 (2.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 207 (20.64%) Computer Science
2 176 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 61 (6.08%) Mathematics
5 51 (5.08%) User Experience
6 35 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (2.59%) Physics
8 24 (2.39%) Algorithms
9 21 (2.09%) Open Source
10 19 (1.89%) Statistics
11 14 (1.40%) Economics
12 12 (1.20%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.10%) Blackberry
13 11 (1.10%) Blog
14 10 (1.00%) FMCG
14 10 (1.00%) Social Media
15 9 (0.90%) Mobile Games
15 9 (0.90%) Online Games
15 9 (0.90%) Smart Meter
16 8 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 141 (14.06%) Windows
2 89 (8.87%) Linux
3 56 (5.58%) UNIX
4 34 (3.39%) Android
5 30 (2.99%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.00%) Solaris
8 9 (0.90%) Windows XP
8 9 (0.90%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.40%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.20%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.100%) Debian
12 1 (0.100%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.100%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.100%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (16.95%) Project Management
3 153 (15.25%) Software Engineering
4 142 (14.16%) OO
5 127 (12.66%) MVC
6 120 (11.96%) Scrum
7 88 (8.77%) E-Commerce
8 81 (8.08%) PRINCE2
9 80 (7.98%) ITIL
10 73 (7.28%) Change Management
10 73 (7.28%) Mentoring
11 71 (7.08%) OOP
12 68 (6.78%) Web Development
12 68 (6.78%) TDD
13 66 (6.58%) Analytics
14 64 (6.38%) Coaching
14 64 (6.38%) Unit Testing
15 53 (5.28%) Service Delivery
16 52 (5.18%) OOD
17 50 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 308 (30.71%) SQL
2 245 (24.43%) C#
3 201 (20.04%) JavaScript
4 193 (19.24%) Java
5 83 (8.28%) PHP
6 61 (6.08%) C++
7 47 (4.69%) T-SQL
8 46 (4.59%) VB.NET
9 44 (4.39%) C
10 17 (1.69%) Python
11 16 (1.60%) Perl
12 15 (1.50%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.40%) PHP5
13 14 (1.40%) VBA
14 13 (1.30%) Delphi
15 12 (1.20%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.20%) VB
16 11 (1.10%) Objective-C
16 11 (1.10%) Ruby
17 9 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (4.09%) ISTQB
2 39 (3.89%) ISEB
3 23 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 19 (1.89%) HND
5 18 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (1.30%) PMP
8 12 (1.20%) Security Cleared
8 12 (1.20%) MCSE
8 12 (1.20%) CCNA
9 9 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (0.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 8 (0.80%) MCP
10 8 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.70%) VCAP
11 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 7 (0.70%) MCITP
12 5 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.68%) QA
2 36 (3.59%) SLA
3 8 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.100%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.100%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.40%) vSphere
4 3 (0.30%) Firmware
4 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.20%) vCloud
6 1 (0.100%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.100%) XenApp
6 1 (0.100%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.30%) SCCM
2 3 (0.30%) WSUS
3 2 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.20%) Hyperic
3 2 (0.20%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.20%) Plesk
3 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.100%) Nagios
4 1 (0.100%) Nessus
4 1 (0.100%) Cacti
4 1 (0.100%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 226 (22.53%) Microsoft
2 82 (8.18%) Oracle
3 37 (3.69%) SAP
4 36 (3.59%) VMware
5 33 (3.29%) Cisco
6 28 (2.79%) Google
6 28 (2.79%) Twitter
7 18 (1.79%) Citrix
8 16 (1.60%) Juniper
9 14 (1.40%) Telerik
10 13 (1.30%) Embarcadero
11 10 (1.00%) Coremetrics
11 10 (1.00%) Sitecore
11 10 (1.00%) SYSPRO
11 10 (1.00%) NetApp
12 9 (0.90%) CA
12 9 (0.90%) EMC
12 9 (0.90%) Facebook
13 8 (0.80%) HP
14 7 (0.70%) Wonderware
Greater Manchester
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greater Manchester
The MRJ Group
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Greater Manchester
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + out of hours allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Comtecs
Salary: £33000 - £34000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: £26,000 to £35,000 + career + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday