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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 126 131 120
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 68 63 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.80% 1.62% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.68% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 37 60 67
Median salary £25,000 £21,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +2.43%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
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
3682 3757 3952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.28% 96.76% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3153 3114 3322
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 £25,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,050 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 3 £16,000 -20.00% 1
Rochdale -12 1 £21,000 -16.00% 1
Wigan - 1 £24,500 -
Bolton - 1 £17,000 -
Bury - 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 £20,000 -
Graduate
North West

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 94 (63.09%) Degree
2 70 (46.98%) C#
3 66 (44.30%) .NET
4 50 (33.56%) Computer Science
5 41 (27.52%) Software Engineering
5 41 (27.52%) Java
6 40 (26.85%) Microsoft
7 36 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (24.16%) Games
8 35 (23.49%) MVC
9 34 (22.82%) SQL Server
10 33 (22.15%) ASP.NET
11 32 (21.48%) Oracle
11 32 (21.48%) J2EE
11 32 (21.48%) AngularJS
12 31 (20.81%) Web Development
13 29 (19.46%) SAP
13 29 (19.46%) Ruby
14 28 (18.79%) Enterprise Architecture
14 28 (18.79%) TDD
14 28 (18.79%) IBM
14 28 (18.79%) BEA
14 28 (18.79%) ABAP
14 28 (18.79%) WebLogic
14 28 (18.79%) Kanban
14 28 (18.79%) RESTful
14 28 (18.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (18.79%) Data Centre
15 27 (18.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 27 (18.12%) ASP.NET Web API

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 28 (18.79%) WebLogic
2 26 (17.45%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.01%) WordPress
4 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.34%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.34%) MS Office
2 1 (0.67%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.67%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.67%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.67%) InDesign
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.12%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (17.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (16.11%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.01%) GitHub
5 1 (0.67%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.01%) AMQP
2 1 (0.67%) DHCP
2 1 (0.67%) DNS
2 1 (0.67%) Extranet
2 1 (0.67%) HTTP
2 1 (0.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.67%) Intranet
2 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.82%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.12%) MongoDB
3 26 (17.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (6.71%) MySQL
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (18.12%) TeamCity
2 12 (8.05%) Xcode
3 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.34%) Flash Builder
4 2 (1.34%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.34%) Jasmine
4 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.34%) JIRA
4 2 (1.34%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (1.34%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.67%) Ant
5 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.67%) Gradle
5 1 (0.67%) Hudson
5 1 (0.67%) Maven
5 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.67%) Subversion
5 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (24.16%) Games
2 9 (6.04%) Marketing
3 7 (4.70%) Retail
4 6 (4.03%) Finance
5 4 (2.68%) Local Government
6 3 (2.01%) Banking
7 2 (1.34%) German Language
8 1 (0.67%) Automotive
8 1 (0.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (44.30%) .NET
2 33 (22.15%) ASP.NET
3 32 (21.48%) AngularJS
3 32 (21.48%) J2EE
4 28 (18.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (18.79%) RESTful
5 27 (18.12%) .NET Framework
5 27 (18.12%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (18.12%) Entity Framework
5 27 (18.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 27 (18.12%) WCF
6 26 (17.45%) KnockoutJS
6 26 (17.45%) MSMQ
6 26 (17.45%) WPF
7 15 (10.07%) CSS
7 15 (10.07%) HTML
8 10 (6.71%) jQuery
9 4 (2.68%) HTML5
9 4 (2.68%) Node.js
10 3 (2.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 50 (33.56%) Computer Science
2 28 (18.79%) Data Centre
3 20 (13.42%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.36%) Blog
5 5 (3.36%) User Experience
6 4 (2.68%) Economics
6 4 (2.68%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.68%) Physics
6 4 (2.68%) Psychology
7 3 (2.01%) Copywriting
7 3 (2.01%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.01%) Social Media
8 2 (1.34%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.34%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.67%) Animation
9 1 (0.67%) iPad
9 1 (0.67%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.07%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.68%) Linux
2 4 (2.68%) Windows
3 2 (1.34%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.67%) Unix
4 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.52%) Software Engineering
2 36 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (23.49%) MVC
4 31 (20.81%) Web Development
5 28 (18.79%) Enterprise Architecture
5 28 (18.79%) Kanban
5 28 (18.79%) TDD
6 27 (18.12%) BDD
6 27 (18.12%) Multithreading
7 26 (17.45%) Dependency Injection
7 26 (17.45%) Web Application Development
8 25 (16.78%) Analytics
9 24 (16.11%) Business Transformation
9 24 (16.11%) Programme Management
10 15 (10.07%) iOS Development
10 15 (10.07%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (4.03%) Business Analysis
11 6 (4.03%) OOP
11 6 (4.03%) Project Management
12 4 (2.68%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 70 (46.98%) C#
2 41 (27.52%) Java
3 29 (19.46%) Ruby
4 28 (18.79%) ABAP
5 26 (17.45%) F#
6 15 (10.07%) Apple Swift
6 15 (10.07%) Objective-C
7 14 (9.40%) JavaScript
8 9 (6.04%) C++
8 9 (6.04%) PHP
9 7 (4.70%) SQL
10 5 (3.36%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.68%) Python
12 3 (2.01%) C
12 3 (2.01%) ES6
13 1 (0.67%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.67%) Groovy
13 1 (0.67%) Perl
13 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 94 (63.09%) Degree
2 3 (2.01%) ISEB
3 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.01%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) Docker
2 2 (1.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (17.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 40 (26.85%) Microsoft
2 32 (21.48%) Oracle
3 29 (19.46%) SAP
4 28 (18.79%) BEA
4 28 (18.79%) IBM
5 26 (17.45%) Google
6 3 (2.01%) Adobe
6 3 (2.01%) Facebook
7 1 (0.67%) Autodesk
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