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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 12 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 519 414 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.80% 10.85% 14.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.67% 48.94% 54.91%
Number of salaries quoted 437 340 517
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
900 846 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 27.41% 22.17% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 726 676 913
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 May 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 22 May 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
Stockport -9 24 £34,500 +6.15% 2
Altrincham -3 19 £30,000 +20.00% 4
Oldham +7 14 £30,000 -7.69%
Salford +7 7 £38,750 -24.75%
Bolton 0 4 £50,750 +26.87% 2
Wigan -3 4 £40,000 +53.84% 2
Bury 0 3 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Sale -2 3 £30,500 +45.23% 2
Cheadle -1 1 £37,500 -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 376 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (31.71%) SQL
3 264 (25.21%) C#
4 239 (22.83%) .NET
5 227 (21.68%) Java
6 219 (20.92%) Computer Science
7 211 (20.15%) Software Engineering
8 209 (19.96%) HTML
9 208 (19.87%) JavaScript
10 195 (18.62%) SQL Server
11 192 (18.34%) Finance
12 191 (18.24%) Microsoft
13 176 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
14 171 (16.33%) CSS
15 157 (15.00%) MVC
16 142 (13.56%) Windows
17 141 (13.47%) ASP.NET
18 139 (13.28%) Scrum
19 125 (11.94%) OO
19 125 (11.94%) MS Excel
19 125 (11.94%) Project Management
20 118 (11.27%) TDD
21 117 (11.17%) XML
22 113 (10.79%) C++
23 110 (10.51%) Oracle
23 110 (10.51%) jQuery
24 107 (10.22%) Linux
25 99 (9.46%) Web Services
26 95 (9.07%) HTML5
27 82 (7.83%) Unit Testing

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.15%) Apache
3 24 (2.29%) WebLogic
4 23 (2.20%) Oracle Service Bus
4 23 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 22 (2.10%) WordPress
6 21 (2.01%) CMS
7 20 (1.91%) SAS
8 17 (1.62%) MS Exchange
9 14 (1.34%) IIS
10 9 (0.86%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.67%) Node.js
13 6 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.29%) Facebook Platform
16 2 (0.19%) Drupal
16 2 (0.19%) nginx
16 2 (0.19%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 125 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 78 (7.45%) MS Office
3 27 (2.58%) Photoshop
4 22 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
6 15 (1.43%) MS Project
7 8 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.57%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.57%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.48%) SPSS
9 5 (0.48%) Revit
10 4 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.38%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.29%) ArchiCAD
12 2 (0.19%) SketchUp
12 2 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.096%) PTC Creo
13 1 (0.096%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 1 (0.096%) InDesign
13 1 (0.096%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 30 (2.87%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.96%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.48%) Sage 50
6 4 (0.38%) Magento
6 4 (0.38%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.38%) SAP PP
7 3 (0.29%) Tridion
7 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.19%) SAP QM
9 1 (0.096%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.096%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.096%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.096%) Maximo
9 1 (0.096%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.096%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.76%) GitHub
2 6 (0.57%) Office 365
2 6 (0.57%) Yammer
3 4 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (0.29%) SaaS
5 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.096%) Route 53
6 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.096%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.30%) Network Security
2 40 (3.82%) Firewall
3 35 (3.34%) LAN
4 34 (3.25%) WAN
5 31 (2.96%) Internet
6 24 (2.29%) Wireless
7 22 (2.10%) Intranet
8 20 (1.91%) VPN
9 16 (1.53%) DHCP
10 15 (1.43%) DNS
11 11 (1.05%) SAN
12 10 (0.96%) TCP/IP
13 9 (0.86%) VoIP
13 9 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (0.67%) 3G
14 7 (0.67%) UMTS
14 7 (0.67%) HTTP
14 7 (0.67%) GSM
14 7 (0.67%) RNC
14 7 (0.67%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (18.62%) SQL Server
2 60 (5.73%) Relational Database
3 57 (5.44%) MySQL
4 55 (5.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (3.25%) Oracle Database
7 26 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (2.48%) RDBMS
8 21 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (1.05%) MongoDB
12 10 (0.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 7 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (0.57%) DTS
14 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (0.48%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (0.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 48 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (4.49%) JIRA
3 43 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 43 (4.11%) NUnit
4 41 (3.92%) Maven
5 40 (3.82%) Selenium
6 32 (3.06%) Jenkins
7 29 (2.77%) Subversion
7 29 (2.77%) Visual Studio
7 29 (2.77%) Hudson
8 25 (2.39%) SoapUI
8 25 (2.39%) MSTest
9 18 (1.72%) TeamCity
10 16 (1.53%) JUnit
11 15 (1.43%) Eclipse
12 13 (1.24%) Ant
13 12 (1.15%) WatiN
14 9 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
15 8 (0.76%) Cucumber
16 7 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 192 (18.34%) Finance
2 77 (7.35%) Marketing
3 65 (6.21%) Retail
4 61 (5.83%) Telecoms
5 49 (4.68%) Banking
6 41 (3.92%) Games
7 35 (3.34%) Manufacturing
8 25 (2.39%) Legal
9 23 (2.20%) Law
10 11 (1.05%) Billing
10 11 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.05%) Electronics
11 8 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.48%) Advertising
12 5 (0.48%) German Language
13 4 (0.38%) French Language
13 4 (0.38%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.29%) iGaming
14 3 (0.29%) Back Office
14 3 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 336 (32.09%) Developer
2 113 (10.79%) Analyst
3 101 (9.65%) Software Engineer
4 90 (8.60%) Software Developer
5 79 (7.55%) Senior Developer
6 74 (7.07%) Graduate
7 71 (6.78%) Consultant
8 66 (6.30%) C# Developer
9 65 (6.21%) Project Manager
10 53 (5.06%) Java Developer
10 53 (5.06%) .NET Developer
11 49 (4.68%) Junior
12 38 (3.63%) Web Developer
13 35 (3.34%) Team Leader
13 35 (3.34%) Tester
14 33 (3.15%) Junior Developer
15 32 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
16 29 (2.77%) Development Manager
16 29 (2.77%) Designer
17 28 (2.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (22.83%) .NET
2 209 (19.96%) HTML
3 171 (16.33%) CSS
4 141 (13.47%) ASP.NET
5 117 (11.17%) XML
6 110 (10.51%) jQuery
7 99 (9.46%) Web Services
8 95 (9.07%) HTML5
9 73 (6.97%) SOAP
10 64 (6.11%) JMS
11 63 (6.02%) Spring
12 57 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 55 (5.25%) J2EE
13 55 (5.25%) WSDL
14 53 (5.06%) REST
15 52 (4.97%) CSS3
16 51 (4.87%) Hibernate
17 48 (4.58%) JSON
17 48 (4.58%) WCF
18 44 (4.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 219 (20.92%) Computer Science
2 176 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 56 (5.35%) User Experience
5 49 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
6 46 (4.39%) Mathematics
7 35 (3.34%) Algorithms
8 29 (2.77%) Physics
9 28 (2.67%) Mobile App
10 26 (2.48%) Client/Server
11 25 (2.39%) Open Source
12 17 (1.62%) Social Media
13 12 (1.15%) Interactive TV
14 10 (0.96%) Animation
14 10 (0.96%) Visualisation
15 9 (0.86%) N-Tier
15 9 (0.86%) 3D Graphics
15 9 (0.86%) Hedge funds
16 8 (0.76%) Statistics
17 6 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 142 (13.56%) Windows
2 107 (10.22%) Linux
3 52 (4.97%) UNIX
4 31 (2.96%) Android
5 28 (2.67%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.34%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.15%) Solaris
9 10 (0.96%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.48%) CentOS
12 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.19%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.096%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.096%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (20.15%) Software Engineering
3 157 (15.00%) MVC
4 139 (13.28%) Scrum
5 125 (11.94%) OO
5 125 (11.94%) Project Management
6 118 (11.27%) TDD
7 82 (7.83%) Unit Testing
8 75 (7.16%) PRINCE2
9 65 (6.21%) Mentoring
10 63 (6.02%) Web Development
11 56 (5.35%) OOP
12 54 (5.16%) ITIL
13 53 (5.06%) BDD
14 52 (4.97%) Change Management
15 51 (4.87%) E-Commerce
16 48 (4.58%) Coaching
17 47 (4.49%) Time Management
18 46 (4.39%) SOA
19 45 (4.30%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 332 (31.71%) SQL
2 264 (25.21%) C#
3 227 (21.68%) Java
4 208 (19.87%) JavaScript
5 113 (10.79%) C++
6 76 (7.26%) PHP
7 53 (5.06%) C
8 45 (4.30%) T-SQL
9 35 (3.34%) PL/SQL
10 34 (3.25%) VB.NET
11 22 (2.10%) VBA
12 18 (1.72%) Python
13 15 (1.43%) PowerShell
13 15 (1.43%) Ruby
14 11 (1.05%) VB
15 10 (0.96%) CoffeeScript
16 9 (0.86%) Objective-C
16 9 (0.86%) PHP5
17 8 (0.76%) VBScript
17 8 (0.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 31 (2.96%) ISEB
1 31 (2.96%) ISTQB
2 30 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (2.48%) CCNA
5 19 (1.81%) HND
6 18 (1.72%) CISSP
6 18 (1.72%) MCSE
7 17 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (1.62%) MCP
8 15 (1.43%) PMP
8 15 (1.43%) PMI Certification
9 11 (1.05%) CCNP
9 11 (1.05%) Security Cleared
10 10 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (0.86%) MCITP
12 7 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.48%) CCIE
13 5 (0.48%) MCSA
13 5 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (7.35%) QA
2 18 (1.72%) SLA
3 15 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.38%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.29%) COBIT
6 1 (0.096%) GMP
6 1 (0.096%) GLP
6 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (3.34%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.67%) XenApp
3 7 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.48%) vSphere
5 4 (0.38%) Firmware
6 3 (0.29%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.096%) HDFS
8 1 (0.096%) GPFS
8 1 (0.096%) Docker
8 1 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (0.76%) Puppet
3 6 (0.57%) Nessus
4 5 (0.48%) Nmap
4 5 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.19%) SCCM
6 2 (0.19%) WSUS
7 1 (0.096%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.096%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.096%) Nagios
7 1 (0.096%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.096%) Plesk
7 1 (0.096%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 191 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 110 (10.51%) Oracle
3 47 (4.49%) VMware
4 37 (3.53%) Cisco
5 27 (2.58%) Twitter
6 25 (2.39%) SAP
7 19 (1.81%) Citrix
8 16 (1.53%) NetApp
9 13 (1.24%) Juniper
9 13 (1.24%) HP
9 13 (1.24%) Adobe
10 12 (1.15%) DevExpress
10 12 (1.15%) Telerik
11 11 (1.05%) Facebook
12 10 (0.96%) Dell
12 10 (0.96%) EMC
13 9 (0.86%) CA
13 9 (0.86%) Sage
13 9 (0.86%) Capita
14 8 (0.76%) IBM
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