The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 116 124 93
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 70 66 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.73% 1.61% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.68% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 61 64 75
Average salary £20,500 £21,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,300 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,050 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3838 3919 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.84% 95.52% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3197 3379 3291
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Graduate
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham +16 5 £20,000 -20.00% 1
Wigan - 5 £25,000 -
Oldham -5 3 £30,000 +33.33% 2
Salford -2 1 £22,000 -2.22% 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £27,500 -
Graduate
North West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 59 (56.19%) Degree
2 41 (39.05%) Java
3 39 (37.14%) SQL
4 31 (29.52%) C#
4 31 (29.52%) .NET
5 25 (23.81%) HTML
6 24 (22.86%) SQL Server
7 22 (20.95%) JavaScript
8 21 (20.00%) CSS
8 21 (20.00%) Finance
9 18 (17.14%) ASP.NET
10 15 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 15 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (13.33%) OO
12 13 (12.38%) Marketing
12 13 (12.38%) Social Media
13 12 (11.43%) Android
13 12 (11.43%) Android Development
13 12 (11.43%) iOS Development
13 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
14 11 (10.48%) Project Management
14 11 (10.48%) C++
14 11 (10.48%) Computer Science
15 10 (9.52%) .NET Framework
15 10 (9.52%) WinForms
15 10 (9.52%) PHP
16 9 (8.57%) Objective-C
16 9 (8.57%) MVC
16 9 (8.57%) Mobile App
16 9 (8.57%) TDD

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (6.67%) SAS
2 3 (2.86%) IIS
2 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.76%) MS Project
3 3 (2.86%) MS Office
4 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.95%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) LAN
1 2 (1.90%) VoIP
1 2 (1.90%) WAN
2 1 (0.95%) Intranet
2 1 (0.95%) SAN
2 1 (0.95%) HTTP
2 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.76%) MySQL
5 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.95%) DB2
8 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.81%) NUnit
4 4 (3.81%) MSTest
4 4 (3.81%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (3.81%) Moq
5 1 (0.95%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 21 (20.00%) Finance
2 13 (12.38%) Marketing
3 7 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.71%) Multimedia
5 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.86%) Games
7 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.95%) Law
8 1 (0.95%) Legal
8 1 (0.95%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.52%) .NET
2 25 (23.81%) HTML
3 21 (20.00%) CSS
4 18 (17.14%) ASP.NET
5 10 (9.52%) .NET Framework
5 10 (9.52%) WinForms
6 9 (8.57%) WCF
7 8 (7.62%) XML
7 8 (7.62%) J2EE
8 7 (6.67%) Ext JS
8 7 (6.67%) Spring
9 6 (5.71%) Ajax
9 6 (5.71%) jQuery
9 6 (5.71%) WPF
9 6 (5.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (5.71%) Web Services
10 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.81%) LINQ
11 4 (3.81%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (3.81%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.38%) Social Media
2 11 (10.48%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 9 (8.57%) Copywriting
3 9 (8.57%) Blog
4 8 (7.62%) Mathematics
4 8 (7.62%) iPad
4 8 (7.62%) iPhone
4 8 (7.62%) Blackberry
5 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.81%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (2.86%) Open Source
8 1 (0.95%) W3C
8 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.95%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.95%) Animation
8 1 (0.95%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.43%) Android
2 8 (7.62%) UNIX
2 8 (7.62%) Windows
3 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.33%) OO
3 12 (11.43%) Android Development
3 12 (11.43%) iOS Development
4 11 (10.48%) Project Management
5 9 (8.57%) MVC
5 9 (8.57%) TDD
6 7 (6.67%) OOP
6 7 (6.67%) Scrum
6 7 (6.67%) Analytics
6 7 (6.67%) Web Application Development
7 6 (5.71%) Unit Testing
7 6 (5.71%) ITIL
7 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.76%) Information Security
8 5 (4.76%) Information Security Management
8 5 (4.76%) Security Management
8 5 (4.76%) Quality Management
8 5 (4.76%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.05%) Java
2 39 (37.14%) SQL
3 31 (29.52%) C#
4 22 (20.95%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.48%) C++
6 10 (9.52%) PHP
7 9 (8.57%) Objective-C
8 7 (6.67%) Prolog
8 7 (6.67%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.71%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.86%) C
11 1 (0.95%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.95%) VBA
11 1 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (56.19%) Degree
2 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.76%) MCP
3 5 (4.76%) MCTS
4 4 (3.81%) MCAD
4 4 (3.81%) MCSD
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.95%) CCNA
5 1 (0.95%) MCSE
5 1 (0.95%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.67%) Sencha
3 3 (2.86%) JBoss
4 2 (1.90%) VMware
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle
5 1 (0.95%) Sybase
5 1 (0.95%) Twitter
5 1 (0.95%) Google
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