The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
North West / Manchester
Rank 145 124 146
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 45 54 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.24% 1.67% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.74% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 39 41 34
Median salary £25,000 £21,500 £21,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £30,000 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%

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
3509 3106 3785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.83% 96.07% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3023 2595 3267
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Manchester

Graduate
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 9 £22,500 - 1
Bolton - 1 £21,500 -
Cheadle - 1 £27,000 -
Rochdale - 1 £22,500 -
Wigan - 1 £27,500 -
Graduate
North West

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 66 (61.68%) .NET
2 60 (56.07%) C#
3 49 (45.79%) Degree
4 41 (38.32%) SQL Server
5 40 (37.38%) MVC
6 39 (36.45%) ASP.NET
7 38 (35.51%) AngularJS
8 36 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (30.84%) Games
10 31 (28.97%) Microsoft
10 31 (28.97%) Computer Science
11 29 (27.10%) Web Development
11 29 (27.10%) .NET Framework
12 28 (26.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (26.17%) Entity Framework
12 28 (26.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 28 (26.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (26.17%) TDD
13 27 (25.23%) Ruby
13 27 (25.23%) RESTful
13 27 (25.23%) Amazon AWS
13 27 (25.23%) Kanban
13 27 (25.23%) WPF
14 26 (24.30%) Multithreading
14 26 (24.30%) WCF
14 26 (24.30%) Dependency Injection
14 26 (24.30%) F#
14 26 (24.30%) TeamCity
14 26 (24.30%) Microsoft Azure
14 26 (24.30%) BDD

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (24.30%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (13.08%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.23%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (24.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.41%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) AMQP
2 1 (0.93%) DHCP
2 1 (0.93%) DNS
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (38.32%) SQL Server
2 26 (24.30%) MongoDB
2 26 (24.30%) SQL Server 2014
3 21 (19.63%) MySQL
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.87%) Power BI
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (24.30%) TeamCity
2 8 (7.48%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.87%) JIRA
4 2 (1.87%) Maven
5 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.93%) JUnit
5 1 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.93%) PHPUnit
General
1 33 (30.84%) Games
2 7 (6.54%) Electronics
2 7 (6.54%) Marketing
3 6 (5.61%) Retail
4 5 (4.67%) Law
4 5 (4.67%) Legal
5 3 (2.80%) Banking
5 3 (2.80%) Finance
6 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (61.68%) .NET
2 39 (36.45%) ASP.NET
3 38 (35.51%) AngularJS
4 29 (27.10%) .NET Framework
5 28 (26.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (26.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 28 (26.17%) Entity Framework
5 28 (26.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 27 (25.23%) RESTful
6 27 (25.23%) WPF
7 26 (24.30%) KnockoutJS
7 26 (24.30%) MSMQ
7 26 (24.30%) WCF
8 21 (19.63%) CSS
8 21 (19.63%) HTML
9 15 (14.02%) J2EE
9 15 (14.02%) jQuery
10 3 (2.80%) REST
10 3 (2.80%) UIKit
10 3 (2.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.97%) Computer Science
2 14 (13.08%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.48%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.67%) Blog
5 5 (4.67%) iPad
6 3 (2.80%) User Experience
7 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.74%) Windows
2 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.80%) Linux
3 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.38%) MVC
2 36 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (27.10%) Web Development
4 28 (26.17%) TDD
5 27 (25.23%) Kanban
6 26 (24.30%) BDD
6 26 (24.30%) Dependency Injection
6 26 (24.30%) Multithreading
6 26 (24.30%) Software Engineering
6 26 (24.30%) Web Application Development
7 14 (13.08%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (10.28%) Programme Management
9 9 (8.41%) Analytics
9 9 (8.41%) Business Transformation
10 5 (4.67%) Case Management
10 5 (4.67%) Feasibility Study
10 5 (4.67%) Front End Development
10 5 (4.67%) OO
10 5 (4.67%) Validation
11 4 (3.74%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 60 (56.07%) C#
2 27 (25.23%) Ruby
3 26 (24.30%) F#
4 23 (21.50%) Java
5 20 (18.69%) JavaScript
6 17 (15.89%) SQL
7 14 (13.08%) ABAP
8 11 (10.28%) VB.NET
9 10 (9.35%) PHP
9 10 (9.35%) VB
10 9 (8.41%) C++
11 7 (6.54%) C
12 5 (4.67%) Embedded C
12 5 (4.67%) Embedded C++
12 5 (4.67%) VB6
13 3 (2.80%) Apple Swift
13 3 (2.80%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.87%) ES6
14 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (45.79%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) HNC
2 2 (1.87%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Firmware
2 3 (2.80%) Docker
3 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (24.30%) Kibana
Vendors
1 31 (28.97%) Microsoft
2 26 (24.30%) Google
3 18 (16.82%) Oracle
4 16 (14.95%) SAP
5 15 (14.02%) IBM
6 14 (13.08%) BEA
7 4 (3.74%) Facebook
8 1 (0.93%) Cognos
8 1 (0.93%) Wonderware
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