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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 141 133 95
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 48 44 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.20% 1.19% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.26% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 98
Average salary £20,500 £20,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,900 £25,600
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
3809 3493 4140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.11% 94.84% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3286 3044 3675
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Wigan -1 11 £19,250 -23.00%
Stockport -1 5 £19,000 -24.00% 1
Bolton - 4 £25,250 - 1
Altrincham -1 2 £20,250 -11.95% 4
Graduate
North West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 55 (49.55%) Degree
2 51 (45.95%) C#
3 39 (35.14%) .NET
4 38 (34.23%) SQL
5 30 (27.03%) Java
6 26 (23.42%) SQL Server
7 24 (21.62%) HTML
8 23 (20.72%) JavaScript
9 22 (19.82%) Computer Science
10 18 (16.22%) CSS
10 18 (16.22%) XML
11 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (14.41%) MVC
13 15 (13.51%) ASP.NET
14 12 (10.81%) OO
14 12 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (9.91%) C++
16 10 (9.01%) Finance
16 10 (9.01%) jQuery
17 9 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
17 9 (8.11%) .NET Framework
17 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (8.11%) Ajax
17 9 (8.11%) Marketing
18 8 (7.21%) PHP
18 8 (7.21%) VB.NET
18 8 (7.21%) Oracle
18 8 (7.21%) Windows
18 8 (7.21%) OOD

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (0.90%) WordPress
1 1 (0.90%) Liferay
1 1 (0.90%) Node.js
1 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.60%) MS Office
3 3 (2.70%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Zen Cart
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) HTTP
2 1 (0.90%) Intranet
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (6.31%) MySQL
5 5 (4.50%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.60%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.90%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.60%) NUnit
2 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.70%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.80%) Subversion
5 1 (0.90%) Mockito
5 1 (0.90%) Gradle
5 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.90%) Phing
5 1 (0.90%) Maven
5 1 (0.90%) JUnit
General
1 10 (9.01%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Marketing
3 7 (6.31%) Games
4 3 (2.70%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Back Office
5 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Billing
6 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Electronics
6 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.14%) .NET
2 24 (21.62%) HTML
3 18 (16.22%) CSS
3 18 (16.22%) XML
4 15 (13.51%) ASP.NET
5 10 (9.01%) jQuery
6 9 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (8.11%) .NET Framework
6 9 (8.11%) Ajax
7 8 (7.21%) JSON
8 7 (6.31%) Web Services
9 6 (5.41%) HTML5
10 5 (4.50%) EDI
10 5 (4.50%) WinForms
11 4 (3.60%) J2EE
11 4 (3.60%) MFC
11 4 (3.60%) Apache Cordova
12 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 3 (2.70%) CSS3
12 3 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.82%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.21%) Mathematics
4 7 (6.31%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.70%) Social Media
6 3 (2.70%) Open Source
6 3 (2.70%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.70%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.80%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.80%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.80%) User Experience
8 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.90%) Blog
8 1 (0.90%) Statistics
8 1 (0.90%) W3C
8 1 (0.90%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.21%) Windows
2 3 (2.70%) Linux
3 2 (1.80%) UNIX
3 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.80%) Android
4 1 (0.90%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.41%) MVC
3 12 (10.81%) OO
4 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
5 8 (7.21%) OOD
6 7 (6.31%) TDD
6 7 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (6.31%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.31%) CRM
7 6 (5.41%) Line Management
7 6 (5.41%) Project Management
7 6 (5.41%) Business Analysis
8 5 (4.50%) Web Development
8 5 (4.50%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.50%) Scrum
9 4 (3.60%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.60%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (3.60%) Data Management
10 3 (2.70%) Time Management
10 3 (2.70%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.95%) C#
2 38 (34.23%) SQL
3 30 (27.03%) Java
4 23 (20.72%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.91%) C++
6 8 (7.21%) PHP
6 8 (7.21%) VB.NET
7 7 (6.31%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.60%) Ruby
8 4 (3.60%) F#
9 3 (2.70%) Perl
10 2 (1.80%) VC++
10 2 (1.80%) Python
11 1 (0.90%) PHP5
11 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.90%) C
11 1 (0.90%) VBA
11 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 55 (49.55%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (7.21%) Oracle
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.50%) SAP
3 3 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (0.90%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 (with targeted salary increases)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits. This is Y1 OTE as a trainee
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Modis International - London
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 8 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Negotiable dependent on Experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £29000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago