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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 14 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 462 455 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.61% 11.66% 12.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.61% 52.18% 53.40%
Number of salaries quoted 391 356 492
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £49,500
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
802 872 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.62% 22.35% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 668 697 895
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 £26,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -4 25 £34,500 +1.47% 6
Salford +9 11 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Altrincham -6 9 £27,500 -17.60% 4
Oldham 0 8 £20,500 -61.86%
Cheadle +2 5 £37,500 +10.29%
Wigan +2 5 £40,000 +120.44% 3
Bury +1 4 £32,500 +62.50% 2
Sale -2 4 £26,000 - 2
Bolton -4 2 £27,500 +25.00%
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 367 (34.89%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (31.94%) SQL
3 245 (23.29%) C#
4 240 (22.81%) Java
5 236 (22.43%) Computer Science
6 224 (21.29%) .NET
7 212 (20.15%) Finance
8 208 (19.77%) JavaScript
9 207 (19.68%) HTML
10 202 (19.20%) Software Engineering
11 196 (18.63%) SQL Server
12 194 (18.44%) Microsoft
13 179 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
14 165 (15.68%) CSS
15 143 (13.59%) Project Management
16 142 (13.50%) XML
17 141 (13.40%) Windows
17 141 (13.40%) Oracle
18 140 (13.31%) MVC
19 133 (12.64%) MS Excel
20 132 (12.55%) ASP.NET
20 132 (12.55%) Scrum
21 124 (11.79%) TDD
21 124 (11.79%) SDLC
22 122 (11.60%) Linux
23 118 (11.22%) OO
24 111 (10.55%) C++
25 107 (10.17%) Web Services
26 95 (9.03%) jQuery
27 90 (8.56%) SOAP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 34 (3.23%) WebLogic
2 34 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
2 34 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 30 (2.85%) Apache
4 21 (2.00%) IIS
5 18 (1.71%) MS Exchange
5 18 (1.71%) CMS
6 13 (1.24%) WordPress
7 12 (1.14%) SAS
8 11 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.67%) Node.js
11 6 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.57%) Drupal
12 5 (0.48%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.38%) Lync
14 3 (0.29%) Facebook Platform
15 2 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 133 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 80 (7.60%) MS Office
3 24 (2.28%) Photoshop
4 21 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.62%) MS Project
6 13 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.86%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.38%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.38%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.29%) ArchiCAD
10 3 (0.29%) SPSS
10 3 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.29%) Revit
11 2 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.095%) InDesign
12 1 (0.095%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 1 (0.095%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.095%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 41 (3.90%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.95%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.48%) Sage 50
4 5 (0.48%) Magento
4 5 (0.48%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.38%) SAP PP
6 3 (0.29%) Tridion
6 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.19%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.095%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.095%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.095%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.095%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.095%) SAP EHS
8 1 (0.095%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.095%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.76%) GitHub
2 6 (0.57%) Office 365
3 4 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.38%) Yammer
4 3 (0.29%) SaaS
4 3 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.095%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.09%) Firewall
2 38 (3.61%) Network Security
3 36 (3.42%) Internet
4 34 (3.23%) LAN
5 33 (3.14%) WAN
6 23 (2.19%) Wireless
7 21 (2.00%) VPN
7 21 (2.00%) DNS
7 21 (2.00%) Intranet
8 20 (1.90%) DHCP
9 13 (1.24%) SAN
10 9 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (0.76%) WiMAX
11 8 (0.76%) TCP/IP
11 8 (0.76%) VoIP
12 7 (0.67%) GSM
12 7 (0.67%) UMTS
12 7 (0.67%) HTTP
12 7 (0.67%) IPv4
12 7 (0.67%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 64 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 46 (4.37%) MySQL
4 46 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (4.28%) Oracle Database
6 29 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (2.66%) RDBMS
8 24 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (1.05%) MongoDB
12 10 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (0.86%) Big Data
14 8 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (0.57%) DTS
15 6 (0.57%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 54 (5.13%) Selenium
2 52 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (4.37%) Maven
4 42 (3.99%) NUnit
5 41 (3.90%) JIRA
5 41 (3.90%) Git (software)
6 39 (3.71%) SoapUI
7 38 (3.61%) Jenkins
8 34 (3.23%) Hudson
9 30 (2.85%) Visual Studio
10 29 (2.76%) Subversion
11 20 (1.90%) MSTest
12 15 (1.43%) JUnit
13 14 (1.33%) Ant
13 14 (1.33%) Eclipse
13 14 (1.33%) TeamCity
14 11 (1.05%) WatiN
15 10 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
16 7 (0.67%) Moq
16 7 (0.67%) Cucumber
General
1 212 (20.15%) Finance
2 86 (8.17%) Marketing
3 75 (7.13%) Retail
4 54 (5.13%) Banking
5 53 (5.04%) Telecoms
6 49 (4.66%) Games
7 39 (3.71%) Manufacturing
8 35 (3.33%) Legal
9 34 (3.23%) Law
10 11 (1.05%) Electronics
10 11 (1.05%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.95%) Billing
12 9 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.57%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.38%) Back Office
14 4 (0.38%) Local Government
15 3 (0.29%) French Language
15 3 (0.29%) German Language
15 3 (0.29%) iGaming
15 3 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 338 (32.13%) Developer
2 126 (11.98%) Analyst
3 95 (9.03%) Software Developer
4 94 (8.94%) Software Engineer
5 80 (7.60%) Graduate
6 76 (7.22%) Senior Developer
7 69 (6.56%) Project Manager
7 69 (6.56%) Consultant
8 59 (5.61%) Java Developer
9 56 (5.32%) C# Developer
9 56 (5.32%) Junior
10 55 (5.23%) .NET Developer
11 38 (3.61%) Junior Developer
11 38 (3.61%) Architect
12 37 (3.52%) Business Analyst
13 35 (3.33%) Tester
14 29 (2.76%) Senior Java Developer
15 28 (2.66%) Graduate Developer
16 27 (2.57%) Web Developer
16 27 (2.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (21.29%) .NET
2 207 (19.68%) HTML
3 165 (15.68%) CSS
4 142 (13.50%) XML
5 132 (12.55%) ASP.NET
6 107 (10.17%) Web Services
7 95 (9.03%) jQuery
8 90 (8.56%) SOAP
9 83 (7.89%) HTML5
10 77 (7.32%) JMS
11 74 (7.03%) Spring
12 71 (6.75%) WSDL
13 64 (6.08%) J2EE
14 63 (5.99%) REST
15 60 (5.70%) Hibernate
16 57 (5.42%) JSON
17 54 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
18 47 (4.47%) Java EE
18 47 (4.47%) WCF
19 43 (4.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 236 (22.43%) Computer Science
2 179 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (5.99%) Management Information System
4 60 (5.70%) Mathematics
5 51 (4.85%) User Experience
6 50 (4.75%) Enterprise Software
7 45 (4.28%) Data Centre
8 36 (3.42%) Mobile App
9 31 (2.95%) Physics
10 27 (2.57%) Client/Server
10 27 (2.57%) Algorithms
11 25 (2.38%) Social Media
12 13 (1.24%) Interactive TV
13 12 (1.14%) Animation
14 11 (1.05%) N-Tier
15 10 (0.95%) 3D Graphics
16 9 (0.86%) Replication
16 9 (0.86%) Hedge funds
16 9 (0.86%) Visualisation
17 8 (0.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 141 (13.40%) Windows
2 122 (11.60%) Linux
3 58 (5.51%) UNIX
4 27 (2.57%) Android
5 26 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.24%) Solaris
9 10 (0.95%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.48%) CentOS
11 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.095%) Debian
13 1 (0.095%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.095%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (34.89%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (19.20%) Software Engineering
3 143 (13.59%) Project Management
4 140 (13.31%) MVC
5 132 (12.55%) Scrum
6 124 (11.79%) TDD
6 124 (11.79%) SDLC
7 118 (11.22%) OO
8 84 (7.98%) PRINCE2
9 77 (7.32%) Unit Testing
10 68 (6.46%) Mentoring
11 64 (6.08%) ITIL
12 57 (5.42%) SOA
13 54 (5.13%) Data Management
14 53 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 52 (4.94%) E-Commerce
16 51 (4.85%) OOP
17 49 (4.66%) Change Management
17 49 (4.66%) BDD
18 47 (4.47%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 336 (31.94%) SQL
2 245 (23.29%) C#
3 240 (22.81%) Java
4 208 (19.77%) JavaScript
5 111 (10.55%) C++
6 67 (6.37%) PHP
7 59 (5.61%) C
8 44 (4.18%) PL/SQL
9 41 (3.90%) T-SQL
10 31 (2.95%) VB.NET
11 23 (2.19%) VBA
12 18 (1.71%) Python
13 16 (1.52%) PowerShell
14 14 (1.33%) Ruby
15 12 (1.14%) Objective-C
16 10 (0.95%) VB
16 10 (0.95%) CoffeeScript
17 9 (0.86%) Perl
18 8 (0.76%) VC++
19 7 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 31 (2.95%) ISEB
3 29 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (2.57%) CCNA
5 23 (2.19%) CISSP
6 20 (1.90%) HND
7 19 (1.81%) MCSE
8 15 (1.43%) MCP
8 15 (1.43%) PMP
8 15 (1.43%) PMI Certification
9 14 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (1.14%) MCITP
11 11 (1.05%) Security Cleared
12 9 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 9 (0.86%) CCNP
13 8 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
14 5 (0.48%) MCSA
14 5 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (7.41%) QA
2 17 (1.62%) SLA
3 16 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.67%) COBIT
5 6 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.38%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.095%) GMP
9 1 (0.095%) GLP
9 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 30 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.05%) XenApp
4 9 (0.86%) vSphere
5 8 (0.76%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.57%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.38%) XenServer
7 4 (0.38%) Firmware
8 3 (0.29%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.095%) Docker
10 1 (0.095%) HDFS
10 1 (0.095%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 10 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (0.76%) Puppet
3 7 (0.67%) Nessus
4 6 (0.57%) Nmap
4 6 (0.57%) SCCM
4 6 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.48%) WSUS
6 3 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.095%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.095%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.095%) Nagios
7 1 (0.095%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.095%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 194 (18.44%) Microsoft
2 141 (13.40%) Oracle
3 55 (5.23%) VMware
4 36 (3.42%) Cisco
5 22 (2.09%) Citrix
6 19 (1.81%) SAP
7 16 (1.52%) NetApp
7 16 (1.52%) Capita
8 14 (1.33%) HP
9 13 (1.24%) Twitter
10 12 (1.14%) DevExpress
11 11 (1.05%) Telerik
11 11 (1.05%) Juniper
11 11 (1.05%) Adobe
12 10 (0.95%) Dell
13 9 (0.86%) CA
13 9 (0.86%) Splunk
13 9 (0.86%) Facebook
14 7 (0.67%) ServiceNow
14 7 (0.67%) ArcSight
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL Recruitment
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions Limited
Salary: + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-70,000k + a brilliant package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-70,000k + a brilliant package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + progression, training,
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Parity Professionals
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Car allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago