The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
North West / Manchester
Rank 14 14 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 534 429 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.54% 12.77% 14.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.54% 52.19% 50.97%
Number of salaries quoted 399 344 465
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 928 822 1085
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.53% 24.47% 29.14%
Number of salaries quoted 697 675 869
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Manchester

Degree
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Degree in Manchester

Degree
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Manchester

Degree
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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 +9 74 £35,250 +28.18% 13
Bolton -4 13 £23,500 +6.81% 1
Salford -3 8 £33,000 +65.00% 3
Stockport -2 7 £37,500 -28.57% 5
Wigan -10 6 £35,000 +52.17%
Sale - 6 £27,500 - 2
Heywood - 5 £21,000 -
Altrincham -17 3 £24,000 -42.16% 4
Cheadle +5 2 £60,000 +60.00%
Bury - 1 £30,000 - 2
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Degree.

1 338 (36.42%) Computer Science
2 308 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
3 238 (25.65%) HTML
4 235 (25.32%) SQL
5 232 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 231 (24.89%) C#
7 208 (22.41%) .NET
8 207 (22.31%) Java
9 198 (21.34%) Software Engineering
10 176 (18.97%) CSS
11 168 (18.10%) jQuery
12 163 (17.56%) Microsoft
13 162 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
14 151 (16.27%) C
15 142 (15.30%) Scrum
16 141 (15.19%) PHP
17 138 (14.87%) MS Excel
18 137 (14.76%) SQL Server
19 126 (13.58%) C++
20 116 (12.50%) MySQL
21 114 (12.28%) Linux
22 112 (12.07%) SDLC
23 107 (11.53%) MVC
23 107 (11.53%) Information Security
24 106 (11.42%) OO
24 106 (11.42%) Oracle
25 100 (10.78%) Finance
26 99 (10.67%) Python
27 97 (10.45%) AngularJS
28 95 (10.24%) ASP.NET

Degree
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 48 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 47 (5.06%) Apache Spark
3 42 (4.53%) Apache Pig
3 42 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (1.72%) SAS
5 14 (1.51%) Confluence
6 13 (1.40%) WordPress
7 12 (1.29%) MS Exchange
8 11 (1.19%) IIS
9 6 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.54%) CMS
11 4 (0.43%) OpenEdge
12 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.22%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.22%) nginx
13 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.11%) Zimbra
Applications
1 138 (14.87%) MS Excel
2 58 (6.25%) MS Office
3 34 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.94%) Acrobat
4 18 (1.94%) Camtasia
4 18 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.94%) Snagit
5 12 (1.29%) Photoshop
6 10 (1.08%) InDesign
7 9 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.43%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.32%) MS Project
10 2 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 2 (0.22%) PTC Creo
10 2 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.65%) SAP HCM
3 6 (0.65%) SAP MM
3 6 (0.65%) SAP SCM
4 5 (0.54%) PlanetPress Connect
4 5 (0.54%) SAP AFS
4 5 (0.54%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.54%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.54%) SAP PP
5 4 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.43%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.11%) FastStats PeopleStage
8 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 14 (1.51%) SaaS
3 13 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.97%) IaaS
4 9 (0.97%) PaaS
5 8 (0.86%) GitHub
5 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (0.54%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.32%) Yammer
9 2 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.11%) Google Play
10 1 (0.11%) Office 365
10 1 (0.11%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.66%) Firewall
2 26 (2.80%) VPN
3 25 (2.69%) TCP/IP
3 25 (2.69%) WAN
4 24 (2.59%) LAN
5 23 (2.48%) Internet
6 20 (2.16%) Wireless
7 17 (1.83%) Network Security
7 17 (1.83%) SSL
8 14 (1.51%) Cisco Wireless
8 14 (1.51%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (1.08%) SAN
10 9 (0.97%) Ethernet
11 8 (0.86%) Skype
12 7 (0.75%) Cisco ISE
12 7 (0.75%) HTTP
13 6 (0.65%) RS-232
14 5 (0.54%) MPLS
15 4 (0.43%) DNS
16 3 (0.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (14.76%) SQL Server
2 116 (12.50%) MySQL
3 85 (9.16%) Relational Database
4 74 (7.97%) RDBMS
5 57 (6.14%) NoSQL
6 53 (5.71%) Big Data
7 47 (5.06%) Hadoop
8 42 (4.53%) Apache Hive
8 42 (4.53%) MongoDB
9 29 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.75%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
16 5 (0.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 79 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 68 (7.33%) Visual Studio
3 64 (6.90%) JIRA
4 56 (6.03%) Selenium
5 43 (4.63%) Subversion
6 32 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 29 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (2.91%) Mercurial
9 16 (1.72%) Jenkins
10 13 (1.40%) NUnit
11 11 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (1.19%) NuGet
12 9 (0.97%) AccuRev
12 9 (0.97%) Gradle
13 8 (0.86%) HP UFT
14 7 (0.75%) FitNesse
15 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Blend
15 6 (0.65%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
15 6 (0.65%) WiX
General
1 100 (10.78%) Finance
2 52 (5.60%) Marketing
3 51 (5.50%) Military
4 44 (4.74%) Games
4 44 (4.74%) Manufacturing
5 42 (4.53%) Banking
5 42 (4.53%) Telecoms
6 40 (4.31%) Retail
7 37 (3.99%) Legal
8 34 (3.66%) Electronics
9 23 (2.48%) Law
10 19 (2.05%) German Language
11 18 (1.94%) French Language
12 10 (1.08%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.86%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.86%) Publishing
14 7 (0.75%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.43%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 321 (34.59%) Developer
2 117 (12.61%) Analyst
3 87 (9.38%) Software Developer
4 74 (7.97%) Software Engineer
5 63 (6.79%) .NET Developer
6 61 (6.57%) Consultant
6 61 (6.57%) Java Developer
7 60 (6.47%) JavaScript Developer
8 59 (6.36%) Architect
8 59 (6.36%) C# Developer
9 56 (6.03%) Web Developer
10 51 (5.50%) Graduate
11 50 (5.39%) Java Software Developer
11 50 (5.39%) Junior
12 45 (4.85%) C# .NET Developer
13 41 (4.42%) Business Analyst
13 41 (4.42%) Senior Developer
14 36 (3.88%) Embedded Engineer
14 36 (3.88%) Senior Software Engineer
15 34 (3.66%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (25.65%) HTML
2 208 (22.41%) .NET
3 176 (18.97%) CSS
4 168 (18.10%) jQuery
5 97 (10.45%) AngularJS
6 95 (10.24%) ASP.NET
7 84 (9.05%) HTML5
8 75 (8.08%) Web Services
9 72 (7.76%) Spring
10 67 (7.22%) Java EE
11 64 (6.90%) CSS3
12 58 (6.25%) Node.js
13 57 (6.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 53 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 52 (5.60%) .NET Framework
16 45 (4.85%) Hibernate
17 42 (4.53%) Apache Camel
17 42 (4.53%) Middleware
17 42 (4.53%) XML
18 32 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 338 (36.42%) Computer Science
2 162 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (9.48%) Algorithms
4 62 (6.68%) User Experience
5 61 (6.57%) Data Structures
5 61 (6.57%) iPad
6 30 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 30 (3.23%) PKI
7 21 (2.26%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.83%) Data Centre
9 15 (1.62%) Animation
10 13 (1.40%) Security Operations Centre
11 11 (1.19%) Device Driver
12 10 (1.08%) Smartphone
13 7 (0.75%) Credit Risk
13 7 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (0.75%) Driving Licence
13 7 (0.75%) mHealth
14 6 (0.65%) Industrial Internet of Things
14 6 (0.65%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 114 (12.28%) Linux
2 94 (10.13%) Windows
3 30 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
4 25 (2.69%) Apple iOS
5 24 (2.59%) Windows 7
6 22 (2.37%) Android
7 21 (2.26%) Windows 10
8 16 (1.72%) Windows XP
9 12 (1.29%) Windows Server
10 9 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.75%) Unix
12 6 (0.65%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.65%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.22%) CentOS
15 1 (0.11%) Debian
15 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (21.34%) Software Engineering
3 142 (15.30%) Scrum
4 112 (12.07%) SDLC
5 107 (11.53%) Information Security
5 107 (11.53%) MVC
6 106 (11.42%) OO
7 93 (10.02%) Web Development
8 91 (9.81%) Validation
9 87 (9.38%) Analytics
10 83 (8.94%) Mathematics
11 80 (8.62%) DevOps
11 80 (8.62%) Time Management
12 77 (8.30%) Continuous Integration
13 74 (7.97%) Continuous Improvement
14 65 (7.00%) Visualisation
15 62 (6.68%) Project Management
16 60 (6.47%) Automated Testing
17 59 (6.36%) Risk Management
18 56 (6.03%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 235 (25.32%) SQL
2 232 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 231 (24.89%) C#
4 207 (22.31%) Java
5 151 (16.27%) C
6 141 (15.19%) PHP
7 126 (13.58%) C++
8 99 (10.67%) Python
9 52 (5.60%) Ruby
10 51 (5.50%) Embedded C
11 48 (5.17%) Perl
12 42 (4.53%) T-SQL
13 31 (3.34%) VB
14 26 (2.80%) R
15 25 (2.69%) Embedded C++
16 19 (2.05%) VB.NET
17 11 (1.19%) VB6
18 9 (0.97%) PowerShell
19 8 (0.86%) MATLAB
19 8 (0.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 75 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 61 (6.57%) DV Cleared
3 43 (4.63%) ISEB
4 37 (3.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (3.23%) CISSP
6 27 (2.91%) CCNP
7 25 (2.69%) HND
8 24 (2.59%) CISM
9 23 (2.48%) HNC
10 22 (2.37%) ISTQB
11 21 (2.26%) CCNA
12 18 (1.94%) MOS
13 17 (1.83%) MCSA
13 17 (1.83%) PhD
14 9 (0.97%) CISA
14 9 (0.97%) IISP
14 9 (0.97%) Postgraduate
14 9 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.14%) QA
2 28 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.94%) SLA
4 12 (1.29%) COBIT
5 10 (1.08%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (0.97%) PMO
7 4 (0.43%) IAS 39
7 4 (0.43%) IFRS
7 4 (0.43%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.11%) Basel III
9 1 (0.11%) ISO13485
System Software
1 60 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (5.93%) Hyper-V
3 36 (3.88%) Firmware
4 22 (2.37%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.54%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.32%) Docker
6 3 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.11%) MDaemon
7 1 (0.11%) NDS
7 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (1.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (1.51%) Cisco Prime
4 13 (1.40%) Puppet
5 11 (1.19%) Ansible
6 5 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.54%) Salt
7 4 (0.43%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.43%) Mesos
7 4 (0.43%) WSUS
8 3 (0.32%) SCCM
8 3 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.22%) Nagios
10 1 (0.11%) Icinga
10 1 (0.11%) Kibana
10 1 (0.11%) logstash
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 163 (17.56%) Microsoft
2 106 (11.42%) Oracle
3 67 (7.22%) VMware
4 41 (4.42%) SAP
5 39 (4.20%) Cisco
6 32 (3.45%) Adobe
7 20 (2.16%) Google
8 18 (1.94%) iManage
9 16 (1.72%) Demandware
10 13 (1.40%) IBM
11 12 (1.29%) Tableau
12 10 (1.08%) Splunk
13 9 (0.97%) ArcSight
14 8 (0.86%) Citrix
14 8 (0.86%) Cognizant
14 8 (0.86%) Fortinet
14 8 (0.86%) Intel Security
14 8 (0.86%) Palo Alto
15 7 (0.75%) CheckPoint
16 6 (0.65%) Juniper
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £16000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Additional Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 per annum + Flexible Benefits, Pension, Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Flex Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + a brilliant package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago