Period
to 18 November 2018

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 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 14 18
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 748 934 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.35% 11.80% 10.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.55% 54.02% 48.04%
Number of salaries quoted 616 746 645
Manchester median annual salary £43,500 £42,625 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.05% +2.71% +9.21%
10th Percentile £24,375 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +4.30%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,607 1,729 1,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.24% 21.85% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,303 1,396 1,395
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,750 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham +14 86 £60,000 +55.84% 2
Stockport -7 32 £40,000 - 12
Salford -7 22 £29,281 -21.92% 12
Bury +11 16 £33,000 +53.49% 4
Bolton +13 13 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Oldham +5 12 £28,000 +30.23% 6
Sale +2 10 £29,500 -6.35%
Cheadle -1 10 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 10 £35,000 - 1
Rochdale - 6 £48,750 - 3
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Degree.

1 254 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (30.08%) Computer Science
3 167 (22.33%) Microsoft
4 166 (22.19%) Amazon AWS
5 158 (21.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 150 (20.05%) Windows
7 144 (19.25%) SQL
8 139 (18.58%) Linux
9 131 (17.51%) Java
10 125 (16.71%) C#
11 121 (16.18%) Finance
12 114 (15.24%) Software Engineering
13 109 (14.57%) Information Security
13 109 (14.57%) Microsoft Azure
14 107 (14.30%) Analytical Skills
15 103 (13.77%) SQL Server
16 101 (13.50%) Python
17 100 (13.37%) Risk Management
17 100 (13.37%) NoSQL
18 97 (12.97%) JavaScript
18 97 (12.97%) CISSP
19 96 (12.83%) .NET
20 94 (12.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 93 (12.43%) Problem-Solving
22 92 (12.30%) TDD
23 91 (12.17%) OWASP
24 89 (11.90%) DevOps
25 88 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
26 87 (11.63%) Active Directory
27 85 (11.36%) Cisco Certification

Degree
Co-occurring 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 38 (5.08%) Apache Spark
2 34 (4.55%) Apache
3 10 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
4 9 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.80%) CMS
5 6 (0.80%) nginx
5 6 (0.80%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.67%) Marvel
6 5 (0.67%) SAS
7 4 (0.53%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.53%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.40%) Alfresco
8 3 (0.40%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.27%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.27%) IIS
9 2 (0.27%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.60%) Photoshop
4 11 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.67%) InVision
5 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.67%) SPSS
6 4 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.53%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.13%) InDesign
8 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.27%) Maximo
2 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP EHS
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 166 (22.19%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (14.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (5.75%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (3.48%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (3.48%) Amazon EMR
5 17 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (2.14%) PaaS
7 13 (1.74%) SaaS
8 10 (1.34%) Office 365
9 6 (0.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.27%) Serverless
13 1 (0.13%) Algolia
13 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.13%) Firebase
13 1 (0.13%) GitHub
13 1 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
13 1 (0.13%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.48%) Internet
2 26 (3.48%) HTTP
3 24 (3.21%) Firewall
3 24 (3.21%) RS-232
4 22 (2.94%) SSL
5 20 (2.67%) Bluetooth
6 18 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (1.74%) RS-485
8 11 (1.47%) Broadband
8 11 (1.47%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.34%) Intranet
9 10 (1.34%) LAN
10 8 (1.07%) WAN
11 6 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.80%) SMS
12 5 (0.67%) BGP
12 5 (0.67%) DNS
12 5 (0.67%) Network Security
12 5 (0.67%) RFID
13 4 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 100 (13.37%) NoSQL
3 56 (7.49%) MongoDB
4 48 (6.42%) Big Data
5 44 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 44 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 40 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (3.61%) Amazon Redshift
8 27 (3.61%) MySQL
9 26 (3.48%) Amazon Athena
9 26 (3.48%) Flink
9 26 (3.48%) SQL Server 2014
10 25 (3.34%) OLTP
10 25 (3.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (2.27%) Power BI
13 15 (2.01%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
14 14 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (5.88%) JIRA
2 37 (4.95%) Git (software)
3 31 (4.14%) Selenium
4 28 (3.74%) Subversion
5 27 (3.61%) Cucumber
6 20 (2.67%) Visual Studio
7 14 (1.87%) JMeter
8 9 (1.20%) SoapUI
9 8 (1.07%) CocoaPods
9 8 (1.07%) FitNesse
9 8 (1.07%) HP UFT
9 8 (1.07%) Mercurial
10 7 (0.94%) JUnit
10 7 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.80%) Ant
11 6 (0.80%) CruiseControl
11 6 (0.80%) Hudson
11 6 (0.80%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.53%) gulp
12 4 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
General
1 121 (16.18%) Finance
2 50 (6.68%) Games
2 50 (6.68%) Marketing
3 32 (4.28%) Retail
4 29 (3.88%) Law
5 22 (2.94%) Military
6 20 (2.67%) Electronics
7 19 (2.54%) Manufacturing
8 15 (2.01%) Banking
9 13 (1.74%) Legal
9 13 (1.74%) Telecoms
10 11 (1.47%) Automotive
11 9 (1.20%) Local Government
12 8 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.67%) French Language
14 4 (0.53%) International Banking
14 4 (0.53%) Publishing
15 3 (0.40%) Advertising
16 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 171 (22.86%) Developer
2 87 (11.63%) Security Manager
3 81 (10.83%) Information Manager
4 80 (10.70%) Information Security Manager
5 74 (9.89%) Analyst
6 65 (8.69%) Graduate
7 51 (6.82%) Software Engineer
8 44 (5.88%) Junior
9 36 (4.81%) Architect
9 36 (4.81%) Graduate Developer
9 36 (4.81%) Software Developer
10 34 (4.55%) .NET Developer
10 34 (4.55%) Consultant
11 31 (4.14%) Business Analyst
12 29 (3.88%) Embedded Engineer
12 29 (3.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 29 (3.88%) Junior Developer
13 26 (3.48%) Administrator
14 24 (3.21%) Tester
15 23 (3.07%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (12.83%) .NET
2 79 (10.56%) HTML
2 79 (10.56%) Web Services
3 76 (10.16%) CSS
4 60 (8.02%) ASP.NET
5 56 (7.49%) RESTful
6 43 (5.75%) XML
7 40 (5.35%) AngularJS
7 40 (5.35%) JSON
8 37 (4.95%) .NET Framework
9 32 (4.28%) Kafka
10 31 (4.14%) HTML5
11 30 (4.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (3.61%) jQuery
13 26 (3.48%) Entity Framework
14 25 (3.34%) Spark Streaming
15 23 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (3.07%) Node.js
16 22 (2.94%) WCF
17 19 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 225 (30.08%) Computer Science
2 107 (14.30%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (7.75%) User Experience
4 32 (4.28%) Algorithms
5 31 (4.14%) Mobile App
6 28 (3.74%) Internet of Things
7 23 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
8 22 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
9 19 (2.54%) Management Information System
10 18 (2.41%) Data Structures
11 15 (2.01%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 11 (1.47%) Animation
12 11 (1.47%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.47%) Graphic Design
13 7 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.80%) Life Science
15 5 (0.67%) 3D Graphics
15 5 (0.67%) Taxonomies
15 5 (0.67%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 150 (20.05%) Windows
2 139 (18.58%) Linux
3 33 (4.41%) Android
4 30 (4.01%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.67%) Ubuntu
6 12 (1.60%) Unix
7 11 (1.47%) CentOS
8 10 (1.34%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.94%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.40%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.27%) FreeRTOS
13 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.27%) watchOS
13 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (15.24%) Software Engineering
3 109 (14.57%) Information Security
4 100 (13.37%) Risk Management
5 93 (12.43%) Problem-Solving
6 92 (12.30%) TDD
7 91 (12.17%) OWASP
8 89 (11.90%) DevOps
9 88 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 81 (10.83%) Incident Management
10 81 (10.83%) SIEM
11 79 (10.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 78 (10.43%) Penetration Testing
12 78 (10.43%) Security Management
13 77 (10.29%) Analytics
14 76 (10.16%) Data Loss Prevention
14 76 (10.16%) Mathematics
15 75 (10.03%) SDLC
15 75 (10.03%) Test Automation
16 71 (9.49%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 144 (19.25%) SQL
2 131 (17.51%) Java
3 125 (16.71%) C#
4 101 (13.50%) Python
5 97 (12.97%) JavaScript
6 83 (11.10%) C++
7 57 (7.62%) C
8 44 (5.88%) T-SQL
9 38 (5.08%) Ruby
10 36 (4.81%) Scala
11 27 (3.61%) PHP
12 21 (2.81%) R
13 16 (2.14%) TypeScript
14 13 (1.74%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.74%) VB.NET
15 11 (1.47%) Apple Swift
16 10 (1.34%) Objective-C
17 9 (1.20%) Embedded C
18 8 (1.07%) VB
18 8 (1.07%) VBA
Qualifications
1 158 (21.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 97 (12.97%) CISSP
3 85 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (10.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 46 (6.15%) Numerate Degree
6 41 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (3.61%) ISEB
8 23 (3.07%) ISTQB
9 15 (2.01%) PhD
9 15 (2.01%) Security Cleared
10 13 (1.74%) Master's Degree
10 13 (1.74%) PMI Certification
10 13 (1.74%) PMP
11 9 (1.20%) CCNA
11 9 (1.20%) CISA
11 9 (1.20%) IIBA
11 9 (1.20%) MCSE
12 7 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.80%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (12.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (8.42%) QA
3 12 (1.60%) GDPR
4 11 (1.47%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.80%) PMO
6 5 (0.67%) ISO 13485
6 5 (0.67%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.27%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.13%) HL7
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 87 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.81%) Docker
3 16 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.67%) vCloud
5 5 (0.67%) vSphere
6 3 (0.40%) Firmware
6 3 (0.40%) XenApp
7 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.27%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (2.27%) Puppet
2 13 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.47%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.27%) Ansible
4 2 (0.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (0.27%) SCCM
4 2 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.13%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.13%) vRealize
5 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 167 (22.33%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.61%) VMware
3 26 (3.48%) CA Agile Central
4 19 (2.54%) Cisco
4 19 (2.54%) SAP
5 18 (2.41%) Oracle
6 16 (2.14%) Tableau
7 15 (2.01%) Siemens
8 12 (1.60%) Adobe
8 12 (1.60%) Google
9 9 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.20%) Xamarin
10 8 (1.07%) Apple
11 5 (0.67%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.53%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.53%) Citrix
12 4 (0.53%) Splunk
13 3 (0.40%) CyberArk
13 3 (0.40%) EMC
13 3 (0.40%) F5