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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Graduate
Rank 180 183 185
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Graduate 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% 0.052% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.056% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Average salary £19,500 £24,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,700 £24,000 £17,250
10% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £24,000 £35,250
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £24,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
3799 3591 3715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.31% 94.20% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3159 3132 3267
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Graduate within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 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
Wigan - 1 £20,500 -
IT Graduate
North West

IT Graduate
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (55.56%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) EDI
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database

IT Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) EDI
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Logistics
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle