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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 106 101 141
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 68 85 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.02% 2.16% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.29% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 63 78 41
Average salary £25,000 £20,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £19,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,475 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
3207 3710 4083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.05% 94.19% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2659 3039 3542
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 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 7 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
(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
Oldham - 5 £20,500 -
Altrincham -3 3 £22,500 +12.50% 3
Sale -5 2 £21,500 +7.50%
Bolton - 2 £27,500 -
Wigan +1 1 £18,000 +1.40%
Cheadle - 1 £22,500 - 1
Graduate
North West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 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 (62.50%) Degree
2 48 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (33.59%) HTML
4 41 (32.03%) Java
5 39 (30.47%) Microsoft
6 37 (28.91%) .NET
7 35 (27.34%) SQL
8 33 (25.78%) C#
9 32 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 32 (25.00%) CSS
10 26 (20.31%) Banking
11 24 (18.75%) MVC
12 23 (17.97%) Finance
12 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (17.19%) Oracle
13 22 (17.19%) SDLC
14 21 (16.41%) Windows
15 20 (15.63%) Games
16 19 (14.84%) AngularJS
17 18 (14.06%) MySQL
18 17 (13.28%) C++
18 17 (13.28%) Project Management
18 17 (13.28%) Process Management
18 17 (13.28%) Retail
19 16 (12.50%) SQL Server
20 15 (11.72%) J2EE
20 15 (11.72%) ASP.NET
20 15 (11.72%) Change Management
20 15 (11.72%) Mathematics
20 15 (11.72%) Spring

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 8 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.13%) JBoss
2 4 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.34%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (9.38%) MS Office
2 10 (7.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.78%) InDesign
4 1 (0.78%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) Bluetooth
1 4 (3.13%) GPRS
1 4 (3.13%) GSM
1 4 (3.13%) UMTS
1 4 (3.13%) VoIP
1 4 (3.13%) WLAN
1 4 (3.13%) DVB
1 4 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (3.13%) NFC
2 2 (1.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.78%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.06%) MySQL
2 16 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) QlikView
6 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.81%) Ant
2 10 (7.81%) Maven
2 10 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.13%) UltraEdit
4 2 (1.56%) NUnit
5 1 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
General
1 26 (20.31%) Banking
2 23 (17.97%) Finance
3 20 (15.63%) Games
4 17 (13.28%) Retail
5 9 (7.03%) Billing
6 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.13%) Automotive
7 4 (3.13%) Legal
7 4 (3.13%) Multimedia
8 3 (2.34%) Marketing
9 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (33.59%) HTML
2 37 (28.91%) .NET
3 32 (25.00%) CSS
4 19 (14.84%) AngularJS
5 15 (11.72%) J2EE
5 15 (11.72%) Spring
5 15 (11.72%) ASP.NET
6 14 (10.94%) Hibernate
7 11 (8.59%) XML
8 10 (7.81%) Spring MVC
8 10 (7.81%) Apache Flex
8 10 (7.81%) HTML5
9 9 (7.03%) jQuery
10 5 (3.91%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.91%) Flash
10 5 (3.91%) Entity Framework
11 4 (3.13%) BREW
11 4 (3.13%) OpenCL
11 4 (3.13%) J2ME
11 4 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.72%) Mathematics
3 13 (10.16%) Mobile App
4 12 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.91%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.13%) iPhone
7 4 (3.13%) Device Driver
7 4 (3.13%) MPEG
8 3 (2.34%) User Experience
9 2 (1.56%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.56%) Social Media
10 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.78%) Economics
10 1 (0.78%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.78%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.78%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.78%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.41%) Windows
2 14 (10.94%) Linux
3 4 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (3.13%) Nucleus RTOS
3 4 (3.13%) Android
3 4 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.13%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) UNIX
4 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.75%) MVC
3 22 (17.19%) SDLC
4 17 (13.28%) Process Management
4 17 (13.28%) Project Management
5 15 (11.72%) Change Management
6 12 (9.38%) Service Management
6 12 (9.38%) ITIL
7 9 (7.03%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.03%) Risk Management
7 9 (7.03%) Information Security
7 9 (7.03%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 8 (6.25%) BDD
9 6 (4.69%) Software Testing
9 6 (4.69%) Workflow
10 5 (3.91%) E-business
10 5 (3.91%) CRM
10 5 (3.91%) E-Commerce
10 5 (3.91%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.03%) Java
2 35 (27.34%) SQL
3 33 (25.78%) C#
4 32 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.28%) C++
6 10 (7.81%) PHP
6 10 (7.81%) CoffeeScript
7 5 (3.91%) C
7 5 (3.91%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.34%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.78%) F#
Qualifications
1 80 (62.50%) Degree
2 9 (7.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (7.03%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.91%) MCP
4 1 (0.78%) HND
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.78%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.78%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.16%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 39 (30.47%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.19%) Oracle
3 10 (7.81%) Capita
4 4 (3.13%) Symbian
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco
5 1 (0.78%) IBM
5 1 (0.78%) SAP
5 1 (0.78%) Adobe
5 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.78%) Telerik
5 1 (0.78%) Google
5 1 (0.78%) Tableau
5 1 (0.78%) Facebook
5 1 (0.78%) Twitter
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