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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 116 146 101
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 70 32 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.73% 0.85% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 0.90% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 62 27 88
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 £19,000 £19,600 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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
3853 3554 3726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.23% 94.17% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3216 3090 3277
Average salary £37,500 £35,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +2 8 £25,000 +19.04% 3
Altrincham +5 7 £20,000 - 3
Wigan +3 5 £20,500 +7.89% 2
Rochdale - 2 £19,000 -
Sale - 1 £20,000 -
Graduate
North West

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 75 (47.47%) Degree
2 64 (40.51%) C#
2 64 (40.51%) .NET
3 59 (37.34%) SQL
4 52 (32.91%) SQL Server
5 47 (29.75%) Java
6 38 (24.05%) VB.NET
7 33 (20.89%) JavaScript
8 31 (19.62%) ASP.NET
9 27 (17.09%) XML
10 26 (16.46%) HTML
11 25 (15.82%) CSS
11 25 (15.82%) MVC
12 23 (14.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (12.03%) Finance
14 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
14 19 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (11.39%) jQuery
16 15 (9.49%) MS Excel
17 14 (8.86%) Windows
17 14 (8.86%) Business Analysis
17 14 (8.86%) .NET Framework
17 14 (8.86%) Computer Science
18 13 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (8.23%) TDD
18 13 (8.23%) Android
19 12 (7.59%) C++
20 11 (6.96%) MySQL
20 11 (6.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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%) WordPress
1 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.63%) SAS
2 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.16%) MS Office
3 3 (1.90%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Exstream
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.53%) HTTP
2 3 (1.90%) WAN
2 3 (1.90%) LAN
3 2 (1.27%) VoIP
3 2 (1.27%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (32.91%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.96%) MySQL
4 11 (6.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.90%) DTS
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Eclipse
1 5 (3.16%) NUnit
2 4 (2.53%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (2.53%) Moq
2 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.27%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.63%) Phing
5 1 (0.63%) UltraEdit
5 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (12.03%) Finance
2 5 (3.16%) Games
3 3 (1.90%) Back Office
3 3 (1.90%) Banking
3 3 (1.90%) Marketing
4 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (40.51%) .NET
2 31 (19.62%) ASP.NET
3 27 (17.09%) XML
4 26 (16.46%) HTML
5 25 (15.82%) CSS
6 18 (11.39%) jQuery
7 14 (8.86%) .NET Framework
8 11 (6.96%) Ajax
9 10 (6.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (5.06%) JSON
11 6 (3.80%) J2EE
12 5 (3.16%) Spring
13 4 (2.53%) LINQ
13 4 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (2.53%) NHibernate
13 4 (2.53%) Web Services
14 3 (1.90%) Hibernate
14 3 (1.90%) Ruby on Rails
15 2 (1.27%) REST
15 2 (1.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.70%) Mathematics
4 8 (5.06%) User Experience
5 7 (4.43%) Blackberry
5 7 (4.43%) iPhone
5 7 (4.43%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.43%) iPad
6 3 (1.90%) Social Media
7 2 (1.27%) Statistics
7 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.63%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.63%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.63%) Blog
8 1 (0.63%) Open Source
8 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.86%) Windows
2 13 (8.23%) Android
3 6 (3.80%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.80%) Linux
4 3 (1.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.82%) MVC
2 14 (8.86%) Business Analysis
3 13 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (8.23%) TDD
4 11 (6.96%) Android Development
4 11 (6.96%) iOS Development
5 10 (6.33%) OO
5 10 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (5.70%) Scrum
6 9 (5.70%) Web Development
7 8 (5.06%) Migration
7 8 (5.06%) Mentoring
8 7 (4.43%) Software Testing
8 7 (4.43%) Data Analysis
8 7 (4.43%) Web Application Development
9 6 (3.80%) Unit Testing
9 6 (3.80%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (3.16%) OOP
10 5 (3.16%) ERP
10 5 (3.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (40.51%) C#
2 59 (37.34%) SQL
3 47 (29.75%) Java
4 38 (24.05%) VB.NET
5 33 (20.89%) JavaScript
6 12 (7.59%) C++
7 9 (5.70%) T-SQL
8 8 (5.06%) Objective-C
8 8 (5.06%) VBA
8 8 (5.06%) PHP
9 4 (2.53%) Ruby
9 4 (2.53%) Perl
10 1 (0.63%) Python
10 1 (0.63%) VC++
10 1 (0.63%) VB
10 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 75 (47.47%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.63%) Nessus
2 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.43%) Oracle
3 3 (1.90%) Adobe
4 2 (1.27%) VMware
5 1 (0.63%) HP
5 1 (0.63%) JBoss
5 1 (0.63%) Zend
5 1 (0.63%) Sencha
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