The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
North West / Manchester
Rank 150 127 135
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 48 53 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.27% 1.59% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.64% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 39 38 39
Median salary £25,000 £23,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +9.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £21,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £26,300
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,875
% change year-on-year
- +4.71%

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
3666 3222 3777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.75% 96.93% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3084 2663 3199
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 8 £22,500 - 2
Heywood - 3 £21,000 - 1
Bolton - 1 £21,500 -
Wigan - 1 £27,500 -
Graduate
North West

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 66 (67.35%) .NET
2 50 (51.02%) C#
3 48 (48.98%) Degree
4 41 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (39.80%) SQL Server
6 38 (38.78%) MVC
7 37 (37.76%) Games
7 37 (37.76%) ASP.NET
8 36 (36.73%) AngularJS
9 31 (31.63%) BDD
9 31 (31.63%) Computer Science
10 30 (30.61%) Web Development
11 29 (29.59%) .NET Framework
12 28 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (28.57%) Entity Framework
12 28 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 28 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 27 (27.55%) Amazon AWS
13 27 (27.55%) RESTful
13 27 (27.55%) Kanban
13 27 (27.55%) WPF
13 27 (27.55%) Ruby
13 27 (27.55%) TDD
13 27 (27.55%) Microsoft
14 26 (26.53%) MSMQ
14 26 (26.53%) Google
14 26 (26.53%) WCF
14 26 (26.53%) Multithreading
14 26 (26.53%) F#
14 26 (26.53%) TeamCity

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (26.53%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (27.55%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.02%) GitHub
4 1 (1.02%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (39.80%) SQL Server
2 26 (26.53%) MongoDB
2 26 (26.53%) SQL Server 2014
3 20 (20.41%) MySQL
4 2 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.04%) Power BI
5 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (26.53%) TeamCity
2 15 (15.31%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.10%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.04%) Maven
5 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.02%) JIRA
5 1 (1.02%) JUnit
General
1 37 (37.76%) Games
2 12 (12.24%) Retail
3 10 (10.20%) Banking
4 9 (9.18%) Electronics
5 6 (6.12%) Marketing
6 5 (5.10%) Finance
6 5 (5.10%) Law
6 5 (5.10%) Legal
7 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.02%) Advertising
9 1 (1.02%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (67.35%) .NET
2 37 (37.76%) ASP.NET
3 36 (36.73%) AngularJS
4 29 (29.59%) .NET Framework
5 28 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 28 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 28 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 27 (27.55%) RESTful
6 27 (27.55%) WPF
7 26 (26.53%) KnockoutJS
7 26 (26.53%) MSMQ
7 26 (26.53%) WCF
8 25 (25.51%) HTML
9 18 (18.37%) CSS
10 13 (13.27%) jQuery
11 8 (8.16%) J2EE
12 5 (5.10%) HTML5
13 4 (4.08%) XML
14 3 (3.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (31.63%) Computer Science
2 16 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.18%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.10%) Blog
5 5 (5.10%) iPad
6 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.02%) Social Media
7 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.06%) Linux
1 3 (3.06%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.78%) MVC
3 31 (31.63%) BDD
4 30 (30.61%) Web Development
5 27 (27.55%) Kanban
5 27 (27.55%) TDD
6 26 (26.53%) Dependency Injection
6 26 (26.53%) Multithreading
6 26 (26.53%) Web Application Development
7 19 (19.39%) Software Engineering
8 9 (9.18%) Process Management
9 7 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (7.14%) Feasibility Study
9 7 (7.14%) SDLC
9 7 (7.14%) Validation
9 7 (7.14%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.12%) Programme Management
11 5 (5.10%) Case Management
12 4 (4.08%) Business Transformation
12 4 (4.08%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (51.02%) C#
2 27 (27.55%) Ruby
3 26 (26.53%) F#
4 23 (23.47%) SQL
5 22 (22.45%) Java
6 17 (17.35%) JavaScript
7 16 (16.33%) C++
8 15 (15.31%) PHP
9 12 (12.24%) VB
10 9 (9.18%) C
10 9 (9.18%) VB.NET
11 7 (7.14%) ABAP
11 7 (7.14%) Embedded C
11 7 (7.14%) Embedded C++
11 7 (7.14%) VB6
12 3 (3.06%) RPG
12 3 (3.06%) RPG IV
13 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
14 1 (1.02%) Perl
14 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (48.98%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) HNC
2 2 (2.04%) HND
2 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) Firmware
2 1 (1.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (26.53%) Kibana
Vendors
1 27 (27.55%) Microsoft
2 26 (26.53%) Google
3 17 (17.35%) Oracle
4 11 (11.22%) IBM
5 10 (10.20%) SAP
6 7 (7.14%) BEA
7 4 (4.08%) Facebook
8 1 (1.02%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.02%) Cognos
8 1 (1.02%) Wonderware
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE 40k
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