The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tandem
Rank 175 176 154
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Permanent jobs citing Tandem 5 5 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.13% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.43% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 18
Average salary £50,000 £62,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Tandem
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1270 1162 1270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.27% 30.66% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 979 970 1073
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tandem across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Tandem
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Tandem Salary Trend in Manchester

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Tandem also 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 that cited Tandem.

1 8 (50.00%) C#
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) WCF
2 7 (43.75%) WPF
2 7 (43.75%) Software Architecture
2 7 (43.75%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) Mainframe
3 6 (37.50%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) IBM
4 4 (25.00%) Banking
4 4 (25.00%) Retail
4 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 4 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (12.50%) Axway
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (12.50%) Sophos
5 2 (12.50%) FTP
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Tandem also 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 that cited Tandem. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Technical Architect
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX Support Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX Support
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) WCF
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
2 7 (43.75%) WPF
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.25%) Ninject
3 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Mainframe
2 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) AIX
3 2 (12.50%) HPUX
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) Software Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Sophos
2 2 (12.50%) Axway