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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 110 134 96
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 80 43 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.97% 1.11% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 1.18% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 73 33 96
Average salary £20,500 £21,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £19,100 £18,350
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
3863 3647 3645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.98% 94.53% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3189 3184 3202
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 £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +13 14 £20,000 - 6
Stockport +4 8 £25,000 +19.04% 3
Wigan +1 6 £18,000 -5.26% 1
Rochdale - 2 £19,000 -
Sale - 1 £20,000 -
Graduate
North West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 60 (38.22%) SQL
3 57 (36.31%) C#
3 57 (36.31%) .NET
4 51 (32.48%) Java
5 48 (30.57%) SQL Server
6 37 (23.57%) VB.NET
7 33 (21.02%) JavaScript
8 27 (17.20%) ASP.NET
9 26 (16.56%) HTML
10 25 (15.92%) CSS
11 23 (14.65%) XML
12 20 (12.74%) MVC
12 20 (12.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (12.10%) Finance
13 19 (12.10%) Microsoft
14 18 (11.46%) MS Excel
15 17 (10.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (10.83%) jQuery
16 15 (9.55%) Business Analysis
17 14 (8.92%) Computer Science
17 14 (8.92%) Android
17 14 (8.92%) Windows
18 12 (7.64%) Android Development
18 12 (7.64%) iOS Development
18 12 (7.64%) TDD
19 11 (7.01%) .NET Framework
19 11 (7.01%) C++
19 11 (7.01%) MySQL
20 10 (6.37%) Business Intelligence

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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%) CMS
2 1 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.18%) MS Office
3 3 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.91%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.27%) MS Project
5 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 3 (1.91%) HTTP
1 3 (1.91%) LAN
1 3 (1.91%) WAN
2 2 (1.27%) VoIP
2 2 (1.27%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (30.57%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (10.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (7.01%) MySQL
5 10 (6.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (5.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.55%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.91%) DTS
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.55%) NUnit
2 4 (2.55%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (2.55%) Moq
3 3 (1.91%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.27%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.64%) Phing
5 1 (0.64%) UltraEdit
5 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (12.10%) Finance
2 5 (3.18%) Marketing
3 4 (2.55%) Games
4 3 (1.91%) Banking
4 3 (1.91%) Back Office
5 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (36.31%) .NET
2 27 (17.20%) ASP.NET
3 26 (16.56%) HTML
4 25 (15.92%) CSS
5 23 (14.65%) XML
6 17 (10.83%) jQuery
7 11 (7.01%) .NET Framework
8 10 (6.37%) Ajax
9 9 (5.73%) J2EE
10 8 (5.10%) Spring
11 7 (4.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (3.18%) JSON
13 4 (2.55%) Hibernate
13 4 (2.55%) LINQ
13 4 (2.55%) NHibernate
13 4 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (1.91%) Ruby on Rails
14 3 (1.91%) Swing
14 3 (1.91%) JSP
14 3 (1.91%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.92%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.37%) Mathematics
3 8 (5.10%) Blackberry
3 8 (5.10%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.10%) iPhone
3 8 (5.10%) iPad
4 5 (3.18%) Social Media
5 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.91%) Copywriting
6 3 (1.91%) Blog
7 2 (1.27%) Statistics
8 1 (0.64%) Open Source
8 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.92%) Android
1 14 (8.92%) Windows
2 7 (4.46%) Linux
3 6 (3.82%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.74%) MVC
2 15 (9.55%) Business Analysis
3 12 (7.64%) Android Development
3 12 (7.64%) iOS Development
3 12 (7.64%) TDD
4 10 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (6.37%) Web Development
5 9 (5.73%) Web Application Development
5 9 (5.73%) OO
6 8 (5.10%) Scrum
6 8 (5.10%) Migration
6 8 (5.10%) Software Testing
6 8 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.46%) Unit Testing
7 7 (4.46%) Data Analysis
7 7 (4.46%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (3.18%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.18%) ERP
8 5 (3.18%) Project Management
9 4 (2.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 60 (38.22%) SQL
2 57 (36.31%) C#
3 51 (32.48%) Java
4 37 (23.57%) VB.NET
5 33 (21.02%) JavaScript
6 11 (7.01%) C++
7 9 (5.73%) Objective-C
7 9 (5.73%) PHP
8 8 (5.10%) VBA
8 8 (5.10%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.55%) Perl
9 4 (2.55%) Ruby
10 1 (0.64%) VB
10 1 (0.64%) C
10 1 (0.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 79 (50.32%) Degree
2 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.64%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.64%) Puppet
2 1 (0.64%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (12.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.46%) Oracle
3 3 (1.91%) Adobe
4 2 (1.27%) VMware
5 1 (0.64%) Sencha
5 1 (0.64%) Zend
5 1 (0.64%) JBoss
5 1 (0.64%) HP
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