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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 15 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 521 481 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.30% 12.72% 13.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.31% 51.28% 54.21%
Number of salaries quoted 429 393 461
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £50,000 £45,000
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
1203 938 1009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 30.71% 24.81% 25.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1004 810 820
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,600 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +1 29 £47,500 +35.71% 6
Altrincham +2 28 £42,500 +34.92% 9
Stockport -2 25 £32,000 -20.00% 5
Salford +10 18 £38,000 +10.14% 2
Wigan -4 8 £25,000 +6.38%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 8 £30,000 -
Oldham +2 3 £60,000 +137.62%
Cheadle 0 3 £20,000 -55.55%
Bury -1 1 £22,500 -25.00% 1
Sale - 1 - - 1
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 317 (31.57%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (30.28%) SQL
3 285 (28.39%) C#
4 252 (25.10%) .NET
5 227 (22.61%) HTML
6 220 (21.91%) Computer Science
7 215 (21.41%) JavaScript
8 212 (21.12%) Java
8 212 (21.12%) Microsoft
9 195 (19.42%) SQL Server
10 182 (18.13%) Software Engineering
11 179 (17.83%) CSS
12 171 (17.03%) Finance
13 167 (16.63%) Project Management
14 165 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
15 150 (14.94%) MVC
16 148 (14.74%) ASP.NET
17 144 (14.34%) Windows
18 143 (14.24%) OO
19 138 (13.75%) MS Excel
20 136 (13.55%) Scrum
21 113 (11.25%) jQuery
22 104 (10.36%) Linux
23 95 (9.46%) HTML5
24 85 (8.47%) C++
25 81 (8.07%) PHP
26 79 (7.87%) MS Office
26 79 (7.87%) XML
26 79 (7.87%) TDD
27 78 (7.77%) Management Information System

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 36 (3.59%) Apache
2 33 (3.29%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.49%) WordPress
4 18 (1.79%) SAS
5 16 (1.59%) CMS
6 13 (1.29%) MS Exchange
7 12 (1.20%) IIS
8 10 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.40%) JBoss
11 3 (0.30%) Lync
11 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.30%) Facebook Platform
12 2 (0.20%) ExpressionEngine
12 2 (0.20%) Node.js
12 2 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 138 (13.75%) MS Excel
2 79 (7.87%) MS Office
3 41 (4.08%) MS Project
4 22 (2.19%) Photoshop
5 19 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.90%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.50%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.50%) Revit
10 4 (0.40%) SPSS
11 3 (0.30%) ArchiCAD
12 2 (0.20%) SketchUp
12 2 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.100%) InDesign
13 1 (0.100%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 1 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.100%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.60%) Magento
4 5 (0.50%) SAP QM
5 4 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.40%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.40%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.30%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.30%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.30%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.20%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.100%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.100%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.100%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.100%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (0.70%) Office 365
1 7 (0.70%) GitHub
2 6 (0.60%) Yammer
3 2 (0.20%) SaaS
3 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.100%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.29%) Intranet
2 32 (3.19%) Network Security
3 24 (2.39%) Firewall
4 19 (1.89%) Internet
5 14 (1.39%) Wireless
6 12 (1.20%) SAN
6 12 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (1.00%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.90%) DNS
8 9 (0.90%) WAN
9 8 (0.80%) LAN
9 8 (0.80%) VoIP
10 7 (0.70%) FTP
10 7 (0.70%) GPRS
11 6 (0.60%) HTTP
12 4 (0.40%) VPN
12 4 (0.40%) GSM
12 4 (0.40%) DHCP
12 4 (0.40%) UMTS
12 4 (0.40%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 76 (7.57%) Relational Database
3 63 (6.27%) MySQL
4 59 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (2.19%) RDBMS
9 21 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (1.20%) Oracle Database
11 12 (1.20%) MongoDB
12 11 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (1.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 8 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.70%) OLTP
15 7 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (0.60%) NoSQL
17 4 (0.40%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 59 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (4.78%) JIRA
3 39 (3.88%) Selenium
4 33 (3.29%) NUnit
5 32 (3.19%) Git (software)
6 26 (2.59%) Maven
7 24 (2.39%) Eclipse
8 23 (2.29%) Subversion
9 22 (2.19%) Visual Studio
10 21 (2.09%) JUnit
11 19 (1.89%) MSTest
12 16 (1.59%) TeamCity
13 15 (1.49%) WatiN
14 13 (1.29%) Moq
15 10 (1.00%) Cucumber
15 10 (1.00%) Jenkins
15 10 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
16 7 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
16 7 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
17 6 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 171 (17.03%) Finance
2 64 (6.37%) Marketing
3 60 (5.98%) Retail
4 56 (5.58%) Telecoms
5 36 (3.59%) Games
6 31 (3.09%) Manufacturing
7 26 (2.59%) Banking
8 20 (1.99%) Legal
9 16 (1.59%) Law
10 12 (1.20%) Electronics
11 8 (0.80%) Advertising
11 8 (0.80%) Billing
12 6 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.50%) Local Government
13 5 (0.50%) German Language
14 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.40%) Back Office
15 3 (0.30%) Automotive
15 3 (0.30%) French Language
16 2 (0.20%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 345 (34.36%) Developer
2 93 (9.26%) Analyst
3 85 (8.47%) Software Developer
4 83 (8.27%) Software Engineer
5 78 (7.77%) Consultant
6 76 (7.57%) Project Manager
7 73 (7.27%) C# Developer
8 66 (6.57%) Senior Developer
9 55 (5.48%) Graduate
10 53 (5.28%) Java Developer
11 49 (4.88%) .NET Developer
12 46 (4.58%) Web Developer
13 44 (4.38%) PHP Developer
14 43 (4.28%) Junior
15 39 (3.88%) Team Leader
16 32 (3.19%) Development Manager
17 30 (2.99%) Tester
18 28 (2.79%) Senior Software Developer
18 28 (2.79%) Software Manager
18 28 (2.79%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (25.10%) .NET
2 227 (22.61%) HTML
3 179 (17.83%) CSS
4 148 (14.74%) ASP.NET
5 113 (11.25%) jQuery
6 95 (9.46%) HTML5
7 79 (7.87%) XML
8 65 (6.47%) Web Services
9 59 (5.88%) SOAP
10 53 (5.28%) .NET Framework
11 49 (4.88%) CSS3
12 46 (4.58%) WCF
13 42 (4.18%) Spring
14 41 (4.08%) Ajax
14 41 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 39 (3.88%) JMS
16 38 (3.78%) J2EE
17 36 (3.59%) Servlets
17 36 (3.59%) Java EE
18 35 (3.49%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 220 (21.91%) Computer Science
2 165 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (7.77%) Management Information System
4 52 (5.18%) Mathematics
5 46 (4.58%) User Experience
6 44 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (2.99%) Algorithms
8 25 (2.49%) Physics
9 16 (1.59%) Statistics
9 16 (1.59%) Open Source
10 14 (1.39%) Social Media
11 13 (1.29%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.20%) Blog
13 10 (1.00%) FMCG
14 9 (0.90%) Smart Meter
14 9 (0.90%) Visualisation
14 9 (0.90%) Mobile Games
14 9 (0.90%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.80%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.70%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 144 (14.34%) Windows
2 104 (10.36%) Linux
3 62 (6.18%) UNIX
4 32 (3.19%) Android
5 29 (2.89%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.29%) Windows XP
8 12 (1.20%) Solaris
9 11 (1.10%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.20%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.100%) CentOS
13 1 (0.100%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.100%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.100%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.100%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (31.57%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (18.13%) Software Engineering
3 167 (16.63%) Project Management
4 150 (14.94%) MVC
5 143 (14.24%) OO
6 136 (13.55%) Scrum
7 79 (7.87%) TDD
8 78 (7.77%) PRINCE2
9 77 (7.67%) Unit Testing
10 76 (7.57%) Web Development
11 74 (7.37%) Change Management
12 69 (6.87%) ITIL
13 63 (6.27%) Coaching
14 61 (6.08%) Mentoring
15 59 (5.88%) OOP
16 58 (5.78%) E-Commerce
17 55 (5.48%) Service Delivery
18 50 (4.98%) Time Management
19 47 (4.68%) CRM
20 42 (4.18%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 304 (30.28%) SQL
2 285 (28.39%) C#
3 215 (21.41%) JavaScript
4 212 (21.12%) Java
5 85 (8.47%) C++
6 81 (8.07%) PHP
7 51 (5.08%) C
8 47 (4.68%) T-SQL
9 44 (4.38%) VB.NET
10 18 (1.79%) Python
11 17 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 16 (1.59%) VBA
13 14 (1.39%) PHP5
14 13 (1.29%) VB
14 13 (1.29%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.20%) Perl
16 11 (1.10%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.00%) Ruby
17 10 (1.00%) Delphi
18 6 (0.60%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 37 (3.69%) ISTQB
2 36 (3.59%) ISEB
3 24 (2.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (1.99%) HND
5 19 (1.89%) PMI Certification
6 18 (1.79%) PMP
7 14 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (1.39%) VCP4
8 11 (1.10%) Security Cleared
9 10 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (0.90%) MCP
11 7 (0.70%) MCSE
11 7 (0.70%) CCNA
11 7 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
14 4 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.87%) QA
2 40 (3.98%) SLA
3 10 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.20%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.100%) COBIT
6 1 (0.100%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.100%) GMP
6 1 (0.100%) GLP
6 1 (0.100%) PMBOK
System Software
1 20 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.50%) Firmware
3 5 (0.50%) vSphere
4 4 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.30%) XenApp
5 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.20%) vCloud
6 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.100%) Nmap
7 1 (0.100%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (0.40%) SCCM
1 4 (0.40%) WSUS
2 2 (0.20%) Plesk
2 2 (0.20%) Hyperic
2 2 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.20%) Nessus
3 1 (0.100%) Nagios
3 1 (0.100%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.100%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.100%) Puppet
3 1 (0.100%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 212 (21.12%) Microsoft
2 76 (7.57%) Oracle
3 36 (3.59%) SAP
4 35 (3.49%) VMware
5 34 (3.39%) Twitter
6 28 (2.79%) Cisco
7 16 (1.59%) Juniper
8 15 (1.49%) Telerik
9 14 (1.39%) Citrix
10 13 (1.29%) NetApp
10 13 (1.29%) Facebook
11 12 (1.20%) DevExpress
12 10 (1.00%) Sitecore
12 10 (1.00%) Embarcadero
12 10 (1.00%) CA
12 10 (1.00%) EMC
12 10 (1.00%) Adobe
12 10 (1.00%) HP
13 9 (0.90%) Google
14 7 (0.70%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + on-call payments + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Salary: PA depending on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Base + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Worship digital
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Dependent on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Comtecs
Salary: £33000 - £34000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000+ PA
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago