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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 120 141 130
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 56 55 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.72% 1.37% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.42% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 41 39 52
Average salary £23,500 £21,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.30% +7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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
3129 3877 3610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.31% 96.47% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2594 3320 3140
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +3 1 £25,000 +21.95% 1
Graduate
North West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 97 (81.51%) Degree
2 43 (36.13%) .NET
3 39 (32.77%) C#
4 35 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 30 (25.21%) Project Management
6 27 (22.69%) HTML
6 27 (22.69%) Java
6 27 (22.69%) JavaScript
7 25 (21.01%) PRINCE2
7 25 (21.01%) Software Engineering
8 23 (19.33%) jQuery
9 22 (18.49%) CSS
9 22 (18.49%) SQL
10 21 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (15.97%) HTML5
11 19 (15.97%) Oracle
11 19 (15.97%) Finance
11 19 (15.97%) Retail
12 17 (14.29%) Games
13 16 (13.45%) OO
14 15 (12.61%) ABAP
14 15 (12.61%) Visual Studio
14 15 (12.61%) SAP
15 14 (11.76%) ITIL
15 14 (11.76%) J2EE
16 13 (10.92%) Analytics
17 12 (10.08%) C++
17 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET
18 11 (9.24%) WebLogic
18 11 (9.24%) OOP

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (9.24%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.72%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.84%) JBoss
4 1 (0.84%) Node.js
4 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (6.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.56%) Internet
2 8 (6.72%) DNS
2 8 (6.72%) Intranet
2 8 (6.72%) ISDN
2 8 (6.72%) LAN
2 8 (6.72%) VoIP
2 8 (6.72%) WAN
3 1 (0.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.84%) MySQL
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (12.61%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.84%) JIRA
3 1 (0.84%) JUnit
3 1 (0.84%) Redmine
3 1 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 19 (15.97%) Finance
1 19 (15.97%) Retail
2 17 (14.29%) Games
3 8 (6.72%) Banking
4 5 (4.20%) Aerospace
5 4 (3.36%) Electronics
5 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Advertising
6 1 (0.84%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.84%) Front Office
6 1 (0.84%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (36.13%) .NET
2 27 (22.69%) HTML
3 23 (19.33%) jQuery
4 22 (18.49%) CSS
5 19 (15.97%) HTML5
6 14 (11.76%) J2EE
7 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET
8 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (7.56%) Web Services
9 7 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.04%) XML
11 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (4.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (3.36%) XSLT
13 2 (1.68%) CSS3
13 2 (1.68%) Hibernate
13 2 (1.68%) JSP
14 1 (0.84%) JAX-RS
14 1 (0.84%) Laravel
14 1 (0.84%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.40%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 7 (5.88%) Social Media
4 5 (4.20%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.52%) Physics
6 2 (1.68%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.68%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.68%) User Experience
7 1 (0.84%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.84%) Robotics
7 1 (0.84%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (2.52%) Unix
2 3 (2.52%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.21%) Project Management
2 25 (21.01%) PRINCE2
2 25 (21.01%) Software Engineering
3 21 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.45%) OO
5 14 (11.76%) ITIL
6 13 (10.92%) Analytics
7 11 (9.24%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (9.24%) OOP
7 11 (9.24%) Time Management
8 10 (8.40%) E-Commerce
8 10 (8.40%) SDLC
9 8 (6.72%) Business Transformation
9 8 (6.72%) ERP
9 8 (6.72%) Mentoring
9 8 (6.72%) Programme Management
9 8 (6.72%) System Testing
10 7 (5.88%) MVC
10 7 (5.88%) Process Management
10 7 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (32.77%) C#
2 27 (22.69%) Java
2 27 (22.69%) JavaScript
3 22 (18.49%) SQL
4 15 (12.61%) ABAP
5 12 (10.08%) C++
6 6 (5.04%) PHP
7 5 (4.20%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.36%) XPath
9 3 (2.52%) C
10 2 (1.68%) VB
11 1 (0.84%) Groovy
11 1 (0.84%) VB6
11 1 (0.84%) VC++
Qualifications
1 97 (81.51%) Degree
2 8 (6.72%) MCSE
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (6.72%) Active Directory
1 8 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 35 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.97%) Oracle
3 15 (12.61%) SAP
4 11 (9.24%) BEA
4 11 (9.24%) IBM
5 8 (6.72%) VMware
6 2 (1.68%) Adobe
7 1 (0.84%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
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