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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 17 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 474 448 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 11.29% 11.93% 14.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.80% 49.67% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 377 385 534
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1058 902 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.20% 24.02% 26.07%
Number of salaries quoted 903 811 969
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
Altrincham -2 29 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Bolton +9 24 £43,500 -13.00% 5
Salford +1 23 £38,000 +10.14% 1
Stockport -3 23 £39,250 +12.14% 1
Wigan -1 16 £20,000 -11.11% 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 12 £47,500 -
Bury +1 11 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Rochdale +1 3 £65,000 +124.13%
Oldham -5 3 £37,500 +33.92% 2
Cheadle -1 2 - -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (32.02%) SQL
2 249 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (23.18%) HTML
4 212 (22.04%) .NET
5 209 (21.73%) C#
6 208 (21.62%) Finance
7 201 (20.89%) Microsoft
8 200 (20.79%) JavaScript
9 194 (20.17%) SQL Server
10 183 (19.02%) Computer Science
11 175 (18.19%) CSS
12 173 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
13 166 (17.26%) Java
14 162 (16.84%) Project Management
15 138 (14.35%) Windows
16 135 (14.03%) MS Excel
17 134 (13.93%) OO
18 117 (12.16%) MVC
19 113 (11.75%) Software Engineering
20 112 (11.64%) ASP.NET
21 107 (11.12%) Scrum
22 105 (10.91%) E-Commerce
23 88 (9.15%) PHP
23 88 (9.15%) Relational Database
23 88 (9.15%) jQuery
24 87 (9.04%) Analytics
24 87 (9.04%) HTML5
25 82 (8.52%) XML
25 82 (8.52%) OOP
26 81 (8.42%) ITIL

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 39 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.64%) Apache
3 29 (3.01%) CMS
4 26 (2.70%) WordPress
5 19 (1.98%) MS Exchange
5 19 (1.98%) IIS
6 15 (1.56%) SAS
7 10 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.83%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.73%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.52%) JBoss
12 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.21%) ExpressionEngine
13 2 (0.21%) Lync
13 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.21%) Node.js
14 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 135 (14.03%) MS Excel
2 73 (7.59%) MS Office
3 37 (3.85%) MS Project
4 16 (1.66%) Photoshop
5 14 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.83%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.42%) SPSS
8 4 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.21%) Revit
10 2 (0.21%) SketchUp
10 2 (0.21%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.10%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 28 (2.91%) Magento
2 27 (2.81%) Google Analytics
3 11 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.83%) SAP CO
5 7 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.73%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.52%) SAP QM
7 4 (0.42%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.42%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.31%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.31%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.31%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.21%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.10%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.46%) Office 365
2 12 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.04%) GitHub
4 9 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.10%) SaaS
6 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.60%) Intranet
2 18 (1.87%) Firewall
3 16 (1.66%) WAN
4 15 (1.56%) Internet
4 15 (1.56%) SAN
5 13 (1.35%) LAN
6 11 (1.14%) VPN
6 11 (1.14%) Network Security
7 9 (0.94%) NAS
7 9 (0.94%) DNS
8 7 (0.73%) GPRS
8 7 (0.73%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.73%) FTP
9 6 (0.62%) Broadband
9 6 (0.62%) VoIP
9 6 (0.62%) MPLS
10 5 (0.52%) Wireless
10 5 (0.52%) VPLS
10 5 (0.52%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 88 (9.15%) Relational Database
3 74 (7.69%) MySQL
4 58 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 50 (5.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 32 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (2.29%) Data Mining
11 20 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (1.87%) RDBMS
12 18 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (1.25%) DB2
14 11 (1.14%) OLAP
14 11 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (1.14%) Oracle Database
15 10 (1.04%) OLAP Cube
15 10 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (0.94%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 56 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (3.43%) NUnit
3 31 (3.22%) JIRA
4 29 (3.01%) Selenium
5 26 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 26 (2.70%) Visual Studio
6 25 (2.60%) Eclipse
7 19 (1.98%) Moq
8 14 (1.46%) JUnit
8 14 (1.46%) Subversion
9 12 (1.25%) WatiN
10 10 (1.04%) TeamCity
10 10 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (0.94%) Maven
12 8 (0.83%) MSTest
13 7 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (0.62%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.52%) PHPUnit
15 5 (0.52%) IntelliJ
15 5 (0.52%) Behat
General
1 208 (21.62%) Finance
2 78 (8.11%) Marketing
3 58 (6.03%) Retail
4 36 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.01%) Manufacturing
5 29 (3.01%) Games
6 15 (1.56%) Legal
7 13 (1.35%) Banking
7 13 (1.35%) Advertising
8 6 (0.62%) Law
8 6 (0.62%) Local Government
9 5 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.52%) Back Office
9 5 (0.52%) Electronics
9 5 (0.52%) German Language
10 3 (0.31%) Automotive
10 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.21%) Billing
11 2 (0.21%) French Language
12 1 (0.10%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 324 (33.68%) Developer
2 118 (12.27%) Analyst
3 72 (7.48%) Consultant
4 61 (6.34%) C# Developer
5 60 (6.24%) Graduate
6 59 (6.13%) Project Manager
7 56 (5.82%) .NET Developer
8 54 (5.61%) Junior
9 51 (5.30%) Software Developer
10 49 (5.09%) Senior Developer
11 48 (4.99%) PHP Developer
12 47 (4.89%) Java Developer
13 43 (4.47%) Software Engineer
13 43 (4.47%) Web Developer
14 37 (3.85%) Junior Developer
15 27 (2.81%) Software Manager
15 27 (2.81%) C# Software Developer
16 26 (2.70%) Graduate Developer
16 26 (2.70%) Senior Software Developer
16 26 (2.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (23.18%) HTML
2 212 (22.04%) .NET
3 175 (18.19%) CSS
4 112 (11.64%) ASP.NET
5 88 (9.15%) jQuery
6 87 (9.04%) HTML5
7 82 (8.52%) XML
8 75 (7.80%) Web Services
9 62 (6.44%) .NET Framework
10 44 (4.57%) SOAP
11 42 (4.37%) CSS3
12 39 (4.05%) WCF
13 36 (3.74%) Java EE
14 35 (3.64%) Ajax
15 34 (3.53%) LINQ
16 32 (3.33%) WinForms
17 31 (3.22%) J2EE
18 28 (2.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 25 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
20 24 (2.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 183 (19.02%) Computer Science
2 173 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (7.28%) Mathematics
4 58 (6.03%) Management Information System
5 48 (4.99%) User Experience
6 28 (2.91%) Statistics
7 27 (2.81%) Physics
8 25 (2.60%) Open Source
9 17 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.66%) Social Media
11 14 (1.46%) Economics
11 14 (1.46%) Blackberry
12 13 (1.35%) Blog
12 13 (1.35%) Mobile App
13 10 (1.04%) Data Extraction
13 10 (1.04%) FMCG
13 10 (1.04%) PMI
14 9 (0.94%) Online Games
15 8 (0.83%) Mobile Games
15 8 (0.83%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 138 (14.35%) Windows
2 78 (8.11%) Linux
3 53 (5.51%) UNIX
4 30 (3.12%) Android
5 26 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 22 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.04%) Windows XP
7 10 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.04%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
8 5 (0.52%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.21%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.10%) Debian
10 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (16.84%) Project Management
3 134 (13.93%) OO
4 117 (12.16%) MVC
5 113 (11.75%) Software Engineering
6 107 (11.12%) Scrum
7 105 (10.91%) E-Commerce
8 87 (9.04%) Analytics
9 82 (8.52%) OOP
10 81 (8.42%) ITIL
11 70 (7.28%) Coaching
12 68 (7.07%) Mentoring
12 68 (7.07%) PRINCE2
13 60 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
14 56 (5.82%) Web Development
15 55 (5.72%) Unit Testing
15 55 (5.72%) Change Management
16 52 (5.41%) OOD
17 50 (5.20%) Service Delivery
18 48 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 308 (32.02%) SQL
2 209 (21.73%) C#
3 200 (20.79%) JavaScript
4 166 (17.26%) Java
5 88 (9.15%) PHP
6 55 (5.72%) VB.NET
7 43 (4.47%) T-SQL
8 38 (3.95%) C++
9 34 (3.53%) C
10 22 (2.29%) VBA
11 18 (1.87%) Python
11 18 (1.87%) Perl
12 17 (1.77%) PHP5
13 16 (1.66%) Ruby
14 13 (1.35%) VB
14 13 (1.35%) PL/SQL
15 12 (1.25%) Delphi
15 12 (1.25%) Objective-C
16 10 (1.04%) PowerShell
17 9 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (3.43%) ISEB
1 33 (3.43%) ISTQB
2 21 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (1.77%) HND
4 17 (1.77%) PMI Certification
4 17 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (1.56%) MCSE
6 14 (1.46%) CCNA
7 13 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (1.14%) Security Cleared
9 9 (0.94%) VCAP
9 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 9 (0.94%) MCITP
9 9 (0.94%) MCP
10 8 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 7 (0.73%) PMP
11 7 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.42%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.07%) QA
2 32 (3.33%) SLA
3 6 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.10%) COBIT
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.31%) XenApp
2 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.21%) vSphere
3 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.21%) vCloud
4 1 (0.10%) Firmware
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.31%) WSUS
1 3 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.31%) SCCM
2 2 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (0.21%) Cacti
2 2 (0.21%) Plesk
2 2 (0.21%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.21%) Hyperic
2 2 (0.21%) Nagios
2 2 (0.21%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 201 (20.89%) Microsoft
2 74 (7.69%) Oracle
3 44 (4.57%) SAP
4 28 (2.91%) VMware
4 28 (2.91%) Google
5 25 (2.60%) Cisco
6 24 (2.49%) Citrix
7 22 (2.29%) Twitter
8 12 (1.25%) Telerik
8 12 (1.25%) Embarcadero
9 11 (1.14%) Coremetrics
10 10 (1.04%) Sitecore
10 10 (1.04%) SYSPRO
10 10 (1.04%) Juniper
10 10 (1.04%) Business Objects
11 8 (0.83%) HP
11 8 (0.83%) Zend
11 8 (0.83%) Wonderware
12 6 (0.62%) EMC
12 6 (0.62%) Adobe
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Great benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £30,755.01 to £35,805.14 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits, Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + .
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago