Period
to 11 April 2021

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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 51 26 19
Rank change year-on-year -25 -7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Degree 179 389 671
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 4.83% 7.96% 10.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.59% 47.50% 45.62%
Number of salaries quoted 147 303 495
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,625 £31,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £84,750 £70,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 605 819 1,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.33% 16.75% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 439 606 1,166
10th Percentile £30,400 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +10.47%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £72,750 £77,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Manchester

Degree
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in Manchester.

Salary trend for Degree in Manchester

Degree
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Manchester over the 6 months to 11 April 2021.

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 11 April 2021. 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
Stockport +7 12 £53,000 +11.58% 2
Salford +16 3 £72,500 +178.85% 4
Altrincham -14 3 £46,250 -7.50% 5
Wigan - 2 £47,500 - 1
Cheadle - 2 £46,250 - 1
Oldham +2 1 £49,127 +16.97% 3
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, 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 68 (37.99%) Computer Science
2 58 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (29.61%) Problem-Solving
4 51 (28.49%) Finance
5 50 (27.93%) JavaScript
6 49 (27.37%) Microsoft
7 46 (25.70%) Computer Science Degree
8 39 (21.79%) C#
8 39 (21.79%) SQL
9 37 (20.67%) Analytical Skills
10 33 (18.44%) .NET
11 31 (17.32%) Java
12 24 (13.41%) SQL Server
13 23 (12.85%) HTML
13 23 (12.85%) Web Services
13 23 (12.85%) React
14 22 (12.29%) Microsoft Office
15 21 (11.73%) AWS
16 20 (11.17%) AngularJS
16 20 (11.17%) CMS
17 19 (10.61%) ITIL
17 19 (10.61%) Change Management
17 19 (10.61%) Docker
17 19 (10.61%) DevOps
18 18 (10.06%) Azure
18 18 (10.06%) Project Management
19 17 (9.50%) Python
19 17 (9.50%) Coaching
19 17 (9.50%) Cybersecurity
20 16 (8.94%) User Experience

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 20 (11.17%) CMS
2 2 (1.12%) Confluence
2 2 (1.12%) IIS
2 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (12.29%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.12%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.56%) C-CURE
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.73%) AWS
2 18 (10.06%) Azure
3 13 (7.26%) Power Platform
4 7 (3.91%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (3.35%) Amazon Kinesis
5 6 (3.35%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.79%) GitHub
7 3 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.68%) SaaS
7 3 (1.68%) Serverless
8 2 (1.12%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.56%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.56%) GCP
9 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.35%) Firewall
1 6 (3.35%) Internet
2 4 (2.23%) MPLS
3 3 (1.68%) BGP
3 3 (1.68%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (1.68%) VoIP
4 2 (1.12%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.12%) LAN
4 2 (1.12%) SMS
4 2 (1.12%) WAN
5 1 (0.56%) DNS
5 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.56%) IPv4
5 1 (0.56%) IPv6
5 1 (0.56%) Network Security
5 1 (0.56%) Skype
5 1 (0.56%) VPN
5 1 (0.56%) Wireless
5 1 (0.56%) Wireless Security
5 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.26%) Power BI
3 10 (5.59%) MySQL
4 8 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.47%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.35%) Amazon Athena
6 6 (3.35%) Amazon QuickSight
6 6 (3.35%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (3.35%) Data Lake
6 6 (3.35%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.23%) Big Data
7 4 (2.23%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.68%) Tableau
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.12%) QlikView
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (8.94%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.59%) TeamCity
3 9 (5.03%) JIRA
3 9 (5.03%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.68%) AccuRev
5 3 (1.68%) Gradle
5 3 (1.68%) IntelliJ
5 3 (1.68%) JUnit
5 3 (1.68%) Mockito
5 3 (1.68%) Selenium
6 2 (1.12%) Maven
7 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.56%) JMeter
7 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (28.49%) Finance
2 16 (8.94%) Retail
3 15 (8.38%) Public Sector
4 13 (7.26%) Law
5 11 (6.15%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.47%) Legal
7 7 (3.91%) Banking
7 7 (3.91%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.79%) Marketing
9 3 (1.68%) Billing
9 3 (1.68%) Local Government
10 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.12%) Games
10 2 (1.12%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.56%) Electronics
11 1 (0.56%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 62 (34.64%) Developer
2 28 (15.64%) Graduate
3 20 (11.17%) .NET Developer
4 16 (8.94%) Consultant
5 15 (8.38%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.82%) Java Developer
7 12 (6.70%) Analyst
7 12 (6.70%) Graduate Developer
7 12 (6.70%) Junior
8 10 (5.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (5.59%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (5.59%) Junior Developer
8 10 (5.59%) PHP Developer
8 10 (5.59%) Software Developer
9 9 (5.03%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (5.03%) Product Owner
9 9 (5.03%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (4.47%) C# Developer
11 7 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (3.91%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (18.44%) .NET
2 23 (12.85%) HTML
2 23 (12.85%) React
2 23 (12.85%) Web Services
3 20 (11.17%) AngularJS
4 16 (8.94%) CSS
5 15 (8.38%) REST
6 11 (6.15%) jQuery
7 10 (5.59%) ASP.NET
7 10 (5.59%) Spring
7 10 (5.59%) Vue.js
8 8 (4.47%) Blazor
9 7 (3.91%) .NET Framework
10 6 (3.35%) XML
11 5 (2.79%) LAMP
12 4 (2.23%) .NET Core
12 4 (2.23%) ASP.NET Core
12 4 (2.23%) JSON
12 4 (2.23%) Node.js
12 4 (2.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.67%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.94%) User Experience
3 13 (7.26%) Blog
4 6 (3.35%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.79%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.79%) Video\Live Streaming
6 4 (2.23%) FMCG
6 4 (2.23%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.23%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.68%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.12%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.12%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.12%) Social Media
8 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.26%) Windows
2 11 (6.15%) Linux
3 5 (2.79%) CentOS
3 5 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.23%) Unix
5 1 (0.56%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (37.99%) Computer Science
2 58 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (29.61%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (10.61%) Change Management
4 19 (10.61%) DevOps
4 19 (10.61%) ITIL
5 18 (10.06%) Project Management
6 17 (9.50%) Coaching
6 17 (9.50%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (8.94%) TDD
8 15 (8.38%) Analytics
8 15 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (8.38%) Pair Programming
8 15 (8.38%) Software Engineering
9 14 (7.82%) Front End Development
10 13 (7.26%) OOP
11 12 (6.70%) Data Modelling
11 12 (6.70%) E-Commerce
12 11 (6.15%) ERP
12 11 (6.15%) OO
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.93%) JavaScript
2 39 (21.79%) C#
2 39 (21.79%) SQL
3 31 (17.32%) Java
4 17 (9.50%) Python
5 11 (6.15%) PHP
6 8 (4.47%) C
6 8 (4.47%) Go
7 7 (3.91%) C++
8 6 (3.35%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.79%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.23%) Ruby
10 4 (2.23%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.68%) Erlang
12 2 (1.12%) VB
13 1 (0.56%) ABAP
13 1 (0.56%) ES6
13 1 (0.56%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (25.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 15 (8.38%) PhD
3 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.91%) RHCE
3 7 (3.91%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.35%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.35%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.79%) Master's Degree
5 5 (2.79%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.23%) ACCA
6 4 (2.23%) CCIE
6 4 (2.23%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 4 (2.23%) CCNP
6 4 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.23%) MBA
7 3 (1.68%) CIMA
8 2 (1.12%) CEH
8 2 (1.12%) CISSP
9 1 (0.56%) CISMP
9 1 (0.56%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) QA
2 3 (1.68%) GDPR
3 2 (1.12%) NEBOSH
3 2 (1.12%) PMO
4 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) GMP
4 1 (0.56%) GRC
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) NCSC
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (10.61%) Docker
2 4 (2.23%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.68%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.47%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.91%) Ansible
3 6 (3.35%) Terraform
4 5 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.79%) Puppet
5 1 (0.56%) CASB
5 1 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 49 (27.37%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.82%) Oracle
3 11 (6.15%) Google
4 10 (5.59%) VMware
5 6 (3.35%) Snowplow
6 5 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.79%) Splunk
7 4 (2.23%) Cisco
7 4 (2.23%) Juniper
7 4 (2.23%) SAP
8 2 (1.12%) Alteryx
8 2 (1.12%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.12%) BiZZdesign
8 2 (1.12%) Cognos
8 2 (1.12%) Sparx
8 2 (1.12%) Workday
9 1 (0.56%) Adobe
9 1 (0.56%) HubSpot
9 1 (0.56%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.56%) Twitter