The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 110 125 139
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 67 69 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.89% 1.75% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.84% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 54 56 56
Average salary £24,500 £21,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Graduate
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3385 3745 3954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.65% 95.05% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2760 3097 3408
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Graduate
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Manchester

Graduate
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 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
Altrincham -4 4 £22,000 +7.31% 1
Wigan +4 2 - -
Bolton - 2 £26,000 -
Cheadle - 2 £19,500 -
Graduate
North West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Graduate in their job title 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 with Graduate in their job title.

1 70 (60.87%) Degree
2 37 (32.17%) Java
2 37 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (28.70%) HTML
4 32 (27.83%) SQL
5 31 (26.96%) C#
6 30 (26.09%) .NET
7 24 (20.87%) Microsoft
8 22 (19.13%) CSS
9 21 (18.26%) JavaScript
10 20 (17.39%) Banking
11 18 (15.65%) Games
12 17 (14.78%) Oracle
12 17 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (13.91%) Windows
14 15 (13.04%) J2EE
14 15 (13.04%) Computer Science
15 14 (12.17%) XML
15 14 (12.17%) Management Information System
16 13 (11.30%) MVC
16 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
16 13 (11.30%) MySQL
16 13 (11.30%) Spring
17 12 (10.43%) Mathematics
17 12 (10.43%) C++
17 12 (10.43%) Hibernate
18 11 (9.57%) Finance
18 11 (9.57%) Retail
18 11 (9.57%) MS Excel
18 11 (9.57%) MS Office

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Graduate in their job title 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 with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.48%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.61%) JBoss
3 3 (2.61%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.87%) Liferay
4 1 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (9.57%) MS Excel
1 11 (9.57%) MS Office
2 5 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.61%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.74%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.87%) InDesign
5 1 (0.87%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Zen Cart
1 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.74%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) HTTP
2 1 (0.87%) Intranet
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
1 13 (11.30%) MySQL
2 5 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.48%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.48%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.87%) DB2
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (9.57%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.70%) Maven
3 9 (7.83%) Ant
4 8 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.61%) NUnit
6 2 (1.74%) UltraEdit
7 1 (0.87%) JUnit
7 1 (0.87%) Subversion
7 1 (0.87%) Gradle
7 1 (0.87%) Mockito
General
1 20 (17.39%) Banking
2 18 (15.65%) Games
3 11 (9.57%) Finance
3 11 (9.57%) Retail
4 10 (8.70%) Billing
5 7 (6.09%) Marketing
6 5 (4.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.87%) Electronics
7 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.87%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.70%) HTML
2 30 (26.09%) .NET
3 22 (19.13%) CSS
4 15 (13.04%) J2EE
5 14 (12.17%) XML
6 13 (11.30%) Spring
7 12 (10.43%) Hibernate
8 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET
8 11 (9.57%) AngularJS
9 9 (7.83%) Apache Flex
9 9 (7.83%) Spring MVC
9 9 (7.83%) HTML5
10 5 (4.35%) EDI
10 5 (4.35%) Web Services
11 4 (3.48%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.48%) Apache Cordova
11 4 (3.48%) Entity Framework
11 4 (3.48%) WinForms
11 4 (3.48%) XSLT
11 4 (3.48%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 14 (12.17%) Management Information System
4 12 (10.43%) Mathematics
5 8 (6.96%) Mobile App
6 6 (5.22%) Algorithms
7 5 (4.35%) Social Media
8 4 (3.48%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.61%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.87%) DTV
10 1 (0.87%) W3C
10 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.87%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.87%) Open Source
10 1 (0.87%) User Experience
10 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.87%) Economics
10 1 (0.87%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.87%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.87%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.91%) Windows
2 8 (6.96%) Linux
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (11.30%) MVC
3 10 (8.70%) Process Management
4 9 (7.83%) Software Engineering
5 6 (5.22%) Waterfall
5 6 (5.22%) BDD
5 6 (5.22%) Project Management
6 5 (4.35%) ITIL
6 5 (4.35%) Change Management
6 5 (4.35%) Service Management
6 5 (4.35%) Web Development
6 5 (4.35%) Time Management
6 5 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 4 (3.48%) Software Testing
7 4 (3.48%) Line Management
7 4 (3.48%) Workflow
7 4 (3.48%) E-business
7 4 (3.48%) OO
7 4 (3.48%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.17%) Java
2 32 (27.83%) SQL
3 31 (26.96%) C#
4 21 (18.26%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.43%) C++
6 9 (7.83%) PHP
6 9 (7.83%) CoffeeScript
7 4 (3.48%) F#
7 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.74%) Python
9 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.87%) C
9 1 (0.87%) VC++
Qualifications
1 70 (60.87%) Degree
2 5 (4.35%) MCP
2 5 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.74%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.87%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.87%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (20.87%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.78%) Oracle
3 7 (6.09%) Capita
4 4 (3.48%) Adobe
5 1 (0.87%) IBM
5 1 (0.87%) SAP
5 1 (0.87%) Facebook
5 1 (0.87%) Twitter
5 1 (0.87%) Google
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