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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 117 150 115
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 73 32 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.79% 0.87% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 0.93% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 64 26 75
Average salary £21,000 £21,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £25,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
3890 3446 3641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.44% 94.05% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3278 2980 3201
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 2 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 2 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
Stockport +3 8 £25,000 +8.69% 2
Altrincham +3 6 £20,000 - 1
Wigan +2 6 £20,500 +7.89% 1
Rochdale - 1 £19,000 -
Graduate
North West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 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 79 (50.32%) Degree
2 66 (42.04%) C#
3 63 (40.13%) .NET
4 56 (35.67%) SQL
5 49 (31.21%) SQL Server
6 45 (28.66%) Java
7 37 (23.57%) VB.NET
8 32 (20.38%) JavaScript
9 30 (19.11%) HTML
10 29 (18.47%) ASP.NET
11 28 (17.83%) CSS
12 25 (15.92%) XML
13 24 (15.29%) MVC
14 23 (14.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 21 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (12.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 19 (12.10%) Finance
18 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
18 17 (10.83%) jQuery
19 16 (10.19%) Computer Science
20 15 (9.55%) MS Excel
21 14 (8.92%) Windows
21 14 (8.92%) Business Analysis
22 13 (8.28%) TDD
23 12 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
23 12 (7.64%) .NET Framework
23 12 (7.64%) MySQL
24 11 (7.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 10 (6.37%) Android
25 10 (6.37%) OO

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (1.27%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.27%) WordPress
2 1 (0.64%) SAS
2 1 (0.64%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (9.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.18%) MS Office
3 3 (1.91%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Exstream
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.55%) HTTP
2 3 (1.91%) LAN
2 3 (1.91%) WAN
3 2 (1.27%) Internet
3 2 (1.27%) VoIP
4 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (31.21%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (12.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (7.64%) MySQL
5 11 (7.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.91%) DTS
7 3 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Eclipse
1 5 (3.18%) NUnit
2 4 (2.55%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (2.55%) Moq
2 4 (2.55%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.27%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.64%) Subversion
4 1 (0.64%) Phing
4 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.64%) UltraEdit
4 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (12.10%) Finance
2 7 (4.46%) Marketing
3 6 (3.82%) Games
4 3 (1.91%) Banking
4 3 (1.91%) Back Office
5 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.64%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (40.13%) .NET
2 30 (19.11%) HTML
3 29 (18.47%) ASP.NET
4 28 (17.83%) CSS
5 25 (15.92%) XML
6 17 (10.83%) jQuery
7 12 (7.64%) .NET Framework
8 8 (5.10%) JSON
8 8 (5.10%) Ajax
8 8 (5.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (3.18%) J2EE
10 4 (2.55%) Web Services
10 4 (2.55%) Spring
10 4 (2.55%) NHibernate
10 4 (2.55%) LINQ
10 4 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.91%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (1.91%) LAMP
11 3 (1.91%) Hibernate
12 2 (1.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.19%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.73%) Mathematics
4 8 (5.10%) User Experience
5 7 (4.46%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.55%) iPad
6 4 (2.55%) iPhone
6 4 (2.55%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.91%) Social Media
8 2 (1.27%) Statistics
9 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.64%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.64%) Blog
9 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.64%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.64%) Open Source
9 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.92%) Windows
2 10 (6.37%) Android
3 6 (3.82%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.82%) Linux
4 3 (1.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.29%) MVC
2 14 (8.92%) Business Analysis
3 13 (8.28%) TDD
4 12 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (6.37%) OO
5 10 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (5.73%) Scrum
6 9 (5.73%) Web Development
7 8 (5.10%) Android Development
7 8 (5.10%) iOS Development
7 8 (5.10%) Mentoring
8 7 (4.46%) Software Testing
8 7 (4.46%) Data Analysis
8 7 (4.46%) Project Management
9 6 (3.82%) Migration
9 6 (3.82%) CRM
9 6 (3.82%) OOP
9 6 (3.82%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (3.82%) Unit Testing
9 6 (3.82%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (42.04%) C#
2 56 (35.67%) SQL
3 45 (28.66%) Java
4 37 (23.57%) VB.NET
5 32 (20.38%) JavaScript
6 10 (6.37%) PHP
7 9 (5.73%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.73%) C++
8 8 (5.10%) VBA
9 6 (3.82%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.55%) Ruby
10 4 (2.55%) Perl
11 1 (0.64%) VB
11 1 (0.64%) C
11 1 (0.64%) PHP5
11 1 (0.64%) VC++
11 1 (0.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 79 (50.32%) Degree
2 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.64%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.64%) Puppet
2 1 (0.64%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.46%) Oracle
3 4 (2.55%) SAP
4 3 (1.91%) Adobe
5 2 (1.27%) VMware
6 1 (0.64%) Zend
6 1 (0.64%) Sencha
6 1 (0.64%) HP
6 1 (0.64%) JBoss
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