The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Graduate
Rank 187 176 182
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 5 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.027% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.028% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 11
Average salary £22,500 £24,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £23,250 £21,000
% change year-on-year
-5.37% +10.71%
IT 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
3960 3525 4178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.49% 94.86% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3416 3074 3749
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Graduate in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IT Graduate
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Graduate across the Manchester region.

IT Graduate Salary Trend in Manchester

IT Graduate
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited IT 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 IT Graduate in their job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) EDI
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

IT Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited IT 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 IT Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle