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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 124 155 119
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 63 29 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.51% 0.77% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.82% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 56 23 58
Average salary £21,500 £21,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
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
3962 3531 3633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.01% 94.34% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3341 3052 3226
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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
(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 +6 8 £20,000 - 1
Wigan 0 5 £20,500 +28.12%
Stockport +1 4 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Graduate
North West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 71 (49.65%) Degree
2 63 (44.06%) C#
3 59 (41.26%) SQL
4 58 (40.56%) .NET
5 47 (32.87%) SQL Server
6 36 (25.17%) Java
7 34 (23.78%) JavaScript
8 32 (22.38%) HTML
8 32 (22.38%) VB.NET
9 29 (20.28%) CSS
10 27 (18.88%) ASP.NET
11 24 (16.78%) MVC
11 24 (16.78%) XML
12 21 (14.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (12.59%) Computer Science
14 18 (12.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (12.59%) Finance
15 16 (11.19%) jQuery
16 15 (10.49%) Microsoft
17 14 (9.79%) Business Analysis
18 13 (9.09%) MS Excel
19 12 (8.39%) Windows
19 12 (8.39%) MySQL
19 12 (8.39%) .NET Framework
20 11 (7.69%) TDD
20 11 (7.69%) OO
21 10 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
21 10 (6.99%) Web Development
21 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (1.40%) WordPress
2 1 (0.70%) Node.js
2 1 (0.70%) JBoss
2 1 (0.70%) SAS
2 1 (0.70%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.50%) MS Office
3 3 (2.10%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Exstream
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.80%) HTTP
2 2 (1.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.70%) LAN
3 1 (0.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (32.87%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (12.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (8.39%) MySQL
5 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.10%) DTS
10 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Eclipse
2 5 (3.50%) NUnit
3 4 (2.80%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (2.80%) Moq
3 4 (2.80%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.80%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.10%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.70%) Subversion
5 1 (0.70%) Phing
5 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.70%) UltraEdit
5 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (12.59%) Finance
2 8 (5.59%) Games
3 6 (4.20%) Marketing
4 4 (2.80%) Banking
5 3 (2.10%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (40.56%) .NET
2 32 (22.38%) HTML
3 29 (20.28%) CSS
4 27 (18.88%) ASP.NET
5 24 (16.78%) XML
6 16 (11.19%) jQuery
7 12 (8.39%) .NET Framework
8 8 (5.59%) Ajax
8 8 (5.59%) JSON
8 8 (5.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (3.50%) J2EE
10 4 (2.80%) Spring
10 4 (2.80%) NHibernate
10 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.80%) HTML5
10 4 (2.80%) LINQ
11 3 (2.10%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (2.10%) LAMP
11 3 (2.10%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (12.59%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.29%) User Experience
4 7 (4.90%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.10%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.40%) Open Source
7 2 (1.40%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.40%) Statistics
8 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.70%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.70%) Blog
8 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.39%) Windows
2 6 (4.20%) Linux
3 5 (3.50%) UNIX
4 2 (1.40%) Android
4 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.70%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.78%) MVC
2 14 (9.79%) Business Analysis
3 11 (7.69%) TDD
3 11 (7.69%) OO
4 10 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (6.99%) Web Development
5 9 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (5.59%) Software Testing
6 8 (5.59%) Mentoring
7 7 (4.90%) Scrum
8 6 (4.20%) Data Analysis
8 6 (4.20%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (4.20%) CRM
8 6 (4.20%) OOD
8 6 (4.20%) Web Application Development
9 5 (3.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (3.50%) Unit Testing
9 5 (3.50%) Migration
9 5 (3.50%) Project Management
9 5 (3.50%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (44.06%) C#
2 59 (41.26%) SQL
3 36 (25.17%) Java
4 34 (23.78%) JavaScript
5 32 (22.38%) VB.NET
6 9 (6.29%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.29%) PHP
7 7 (4.90%) VBA
8 5 (3.50%) C++
9 4 (2.80%) Perl
9 4 (2.80%) Ruby
10 2 (1.40%) C
11 1 (0.70%) PHP5
11 1 (0.70%) VC++
11 1 (0.70%) Python
11 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (49.65%) Degree
2 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.70%) HND
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.70%) Puppet
2 1 (0.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (10.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.29%) Oracle
3 4 (2.80%) SAP
4 3 (2.10%) Adobe
5 1 (0.70%) HP
5 1 (0.70%) Zend
5 1 (0.70%) Sencha
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