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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 118 105 140
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 63 80 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.75% 2.00% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 2.12% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 59 76 40
Average salary £22,500 £20,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
3426 3771 3944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.27% 94.46% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2837 3105 3419
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 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram 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 28 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
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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
Oldham - 5 £20,500 -
Altrincham -2 3 £20,500 +2.50% 6
Sale -4 2 £21,500 +7.50%
Bolton - 2 £27,500 - 1
Wigan 0 1 £18,000 +1.40%
Cheadle - 1 £22,500 -
Graduate
North West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 80 (63.49%) Degree
2 50 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (36.51%) HTML
4 42 (33.33%) Java
5 40 (31.75%) Microsoft
6 37 (29.37%) SQL
7 35 (27.78%) .NET
8 34 (26.98%) CSS
9 33 (26.19%) JavaScript
10 29 (23.02%) C#
11 27 (21.43%) Banking
11 27 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (20.63%) MVC
13 24 (19.05%) Oracle
14 23 (18.25%) Finance
14 23 (18.25%) SDLC
15 22 (17.46%) Windows
16 21 (16.67%) Games
16 21 (16.67%) AngularJS
17 20 (15.87%) MySQL
18 19 (15.08%) Process Management
18 19 (15.08%) Retail
19 18 (14.29%) Project Management
19 18 (14.29%) C++
20 16 (12.70%) J2EE
20 16 (12.70%) Spring
21 15 (11.90%) SQL Server
21 15 (11.90%) Hibernate
21 15 (11.90%) Change Management
22 14 (11.11%) Linux

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.17%) JBoss
2 4 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.38%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) MS Office
2 9 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.59%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.79%) InDesign
4 1 (0.79%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) NFC
1 4 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (3.17%) DVB
1 4 (3.17%) Bluetooth
1 4 (3.17%) GPRS
1 4 (3.17%) GSM
1 4 (3.17%) UMTS
1 4 (3.17%) VoIP
1 4 (3.17%) WLAN
2 2 (1.59%) HTTP
3 1 (0.79%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.87%) MySQL
2 15 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.79%) DB2
5 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 11 (8.73%) Maven
2 11 (8.73%) Ant
3 10 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.17%) UltraEdit
5 1 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.79%) NUnit
General
1 27 (21.43%) Banking
2 23 (18.25%) Finance
3 21 (16.67%) Games
4 19 (15.08%) Retail
5 8 (6.35%) Billing
6 5 (3.97%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.97%) Marketing
7 4 (3.17%) Multimedia
7 4 (3.17%) Automotive
7 4 (3.17%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (36.51%) HTML
2 35 (27.78%) .NET
3 34 (26.98%) CSS
4 21 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 16 (12.70%) J2EE
5 16 (12.70%) Spring
6 15 (11.90%) Hibernate
7 13 (10.32%) ASP.NET
8 11 (8.73%) Spring MVC
8 11 (8.73%) Apache Flex
8 11 (8.73%) HTML5
9 10 (7.94%) jQuery
10 9 (7.14%) XML
11 5 (3.97%) Flash
12 4 (3.17%) OpenAL
12 4 (3.17%) Qt
12 4 (3.17%) OpenCL
12 4 (3.17%) BREW
12 4 (3.17%) UIQ
12 4 (3.17%) Series 60
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 14 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 12 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.17%) iPhone
5 4 (3.17%) Device Driver
5 4 (3.17%) MPEG
6 3 (2.38%) User Experience
7 2 (1.59%) Social Media
8 1 (0.79%) Blog
8 1 (0.79%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.79%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.79%) Economics
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.79%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.46%) Windows
2 14 (11.11%) Linux
3 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.17%) Android
3 4 (3.17%) Windows 8
3 4 (3.17%) Nucleus RTOS
3 4 (3.17%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.79%) UNIX
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.63%) MVC
3 23 (18.25%) SDLC
4 19 (15.08%) Process Management
5 18 (14.29%) Project Management
6 15 (11.90%) Change Management
7 13 (10.32%) Service Management
8 12 (9.52%) ITIL
9 9 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 9 (7.14%) BDD
9 9 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.14%) Risk Management
9 9 (7.14%) Information Security
10 6 (4.76%) Analytics
10 6 (4.76%) Software Testing
11 5 (3.97%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.97%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.97%) Workflow
11 5 (3.97%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.33%) Java
2 37 (29.37%) SQL
3 33 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 29 (23.02%) C#
5 18 (14.29%) C++
6 11 (8.73%) CoffeeScript
6 11 (8.73%) PHP
7 6 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.97%) C
9 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (63.49%) Degree
2 9 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.97%) MCP
4 1 (0.79%) HND
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.79%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.79%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 40 (31.75%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.05%) Oracle
3 12 (9.52%) Capita
4 4 (3.17%) Symbian
5 1 (0.79%) SAP
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco
5 1 (0.79%) IBM
5 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe
5 1 (0.79%) McAfee
5 1 (0.79%) Google
5 1 (0.79%) Telerik
5 1 (0.79%) Tableau
5 1 (0.79%) Facebook
5 1 (0.79%) Twitter
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