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 22 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Degree
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 424 452 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.78% 13.39% 15.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.19% 53.62% 56.90%
Number of salaries quoted 344 373 453
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 862 843 942
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 21.91% 24.97% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 710 731 764
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +10 26 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Bolton +20 21 £23,500 -51.29% 4
Stockport -1 16 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Salford -3 8 - - 5
Sale -1 5 £27,500 +10.00%
Altrincham -17 5 £24,000 -38.46% 2
Bury -9 4 £48,750 +21.87% 2
Cheadle -1 3 £60,000 +192.68% 1
Heywood - 2 £21,000 -
Wigan -27 1 £35,000 +89.18%
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 358 (38.33%) Computer Science
2 328 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (29.44%) SQL
4 257 (27.52%) C#
5 246 (26.34%) .NET
6 237 (25.37%) HTML
7 226 (24.20%) Java
8 225 (24.09%) Software Engineering
9 224 (23.98%) JavaScript
10 189 (20.24%) Microsoft
11 173 (18.52%) SQL Server
12 172 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
13 167 (17.88%) C++
14 151 (16.17%) CSS
15 148 (15.85%) PHP
16 140 (14.99%) C
17 139 (14.88%) OO
18 136 (14.56%) jQuery
19 130 (13.92%) Scrum
20 125 (13.38%) Windows
20 125 (13.38%) Linux
21 115 (12.31%) MVC
21 115 (12.31%) Test Automation
21 115 (12.31%) SDLC
22 114 (12.21%) Oracle
23 111 (11.88%) MySQL
24 105 (11.24%) ASP.NET
24 105 (11.24%) Python
24 105 (11.24%) Relational Database
25 100 (10.71%) Finance

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 50 (5.35%) Apache Spark
2 35 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 32 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (3.10%) Apache Pig
5 16 (1.71%) MS Exchange
6 13 (1.39%) SAS
7 12 (1.28%) WordPress
8 9 (0.96%) CMS
8 9 (0.96%) Confluence
9 8 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (0.86%) OpenEdge
10 7 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.43%) Apache
11 4 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.32%) nginx
12 3 (0.32%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.21%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.21%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 56 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (2.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.93%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.28%) Photoshop
6 10 (1.07%) InDesign
7 9 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.75%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.75%) Camtasia
8 7 (0.75%) Snagit
9 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (0.43%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.21%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 2 (0.21%) PTC Creo
12 2 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.11%) InVision
13 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 22 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.64%) SAP HCM
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
5 4 (0.43%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.21%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.21%) SAP QM
7 2 (0.21%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.11%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.11%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.18%) GitHub
4 11 (1.18%) SaaS
5 8 (0.86%) PaaS
6 7 (0.75%) IaaS
7 6 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (0.54%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.32%) BrowserStack
9 3 (0.32%) Yammer
10 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.21%) Office 365
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.11%) Force.com
11 1 (0.11%) Route 53
11 1 (0.11%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.43%) Firewall
2 29 (3.10%) TCP/IP
2 29 (3.10%) WAN
3 28 (3.00%) LAN
4 23 (2.46%) Internet
4 23 (2.46%) VPN
5 22 (2.36%) Ethernet
6 20 (2.14%) SSL
6 20 (2.14%) Wireless
7 14 (1.50%) Cisco Wireless
7 14 (1.50%) RS-232
8 11 (1.18%) HTTP
9 10 (1.07%) DNS
10 8 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (0.86%) ISDN
10 8 (0.86%) Network Security
10 8 (0.86%) VoIP
11 7 (0.75%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (0.75%) MPLS
11 7 (0.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 111 (11.88%) MySQL
3 105 (11.24%) Relational Database
4 69 (7.39%) RDBMS
5 63 (6.75%) NoSQL
6 53 (5.67%) Big Data
7 48 (5.14%) Hadoop
8 36 (3.85%) MongoDB
9 31 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 30 (3.21%) Apache Hive
11 27 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
16 9 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
18 6 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
19 5 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 97 (10.39%) Visual Studio
2 81 (8.67%) Git (software)
3 62 (6.64%) Subversion
4 60 (6.42%) JIRA
5 55 (5.89%) Selenium
6 39 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (3.53%) Jenkins
8 29 (3.10%) Mercurial
9 27 (2.89%) Cucumber
10 20 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (2.03%) NuGet
11 19 (2.03%) NUnit
12 14 (1.50%) Microsoft Blend
12 14 (1.50%) MSI
12 14 (1.50%) MSTest
12 14 (1.50%) WiX
13 10 (1.07%) Gradle
14 8 (0.86%) AccuRev
14 8 (0.86%) Gatling
14 8 (0.86%) Maven
General
1 100 (10.71%) Finance
2 70 (7.49%) Marketing
3 68 (7.28%) Games
4 58 (6.21%) Manufacturing
5 52 (5.57%) Retail
6 51 (5.46%) Telecoms
7 45 (4.82%) Electronics
8 40 (4.28%) Banking
9 27 (2.89%) Legal
9 27 (2.89%) Military
10 12 (1.28%) Law
11 10 (1.07%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.96%) German Language
13 8 (0.86%) Publishing
14 7 (0.75%) French Language
15 6 (0.64%) Automotive
15 6 (0.64%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.54%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 354 (37.90%) Developer
2 99 (10.60%) Software Developer
3 95 (10.17%) Analyst
4 83 (8.89%) Software Engineer
5 73 (7.82%) .NET Developer
5 73 (7.82%) Architect
6 67 (7.17%) Java Developer
7 62 (6.64%) Junior
8 60 (6.42%) C# Developer
9 58 (6.21%) Web Developer
10 56 (6.00%) Senior Developer
11 53 (5.67%) Graduate
12 49 (5.25%) C# .NET Developer
12 49 (5.25%) Java Software Developer
13 44 (4.71%) Senior Software Engineer
14 43 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
15 41 (4.39%) Consultant
16 37 (3.96%) Embedded Engineer
16 37 (3.96%) Junior Developer
17 32 (3.43%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (26.34%) .NET
2 237 (25.37%) HTML
3 151 (16.17%) CSS
4 136 (14.56%) jQuery
5 105 (11.24%) ASP.NET
6 90 (9.64%) Web Services
7 82 (8.78%) AngularJS
8 81 (8.67%) HTML5
9 63 (6.75%) .NET Framework
10 62 (6.64%) Spring
11 56 (6.00%) Java EE
12 53 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 52 (5.57%) XML
14 48 (5.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 45 (4.82%) CSS3
15 45 (4.82%) Node.js
16 43 (4.60%) WCF
17 36 (3.85%) Entity Framework
18 35 (3.75%) Hibernate
19 34 (3.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 358 (38.33%) Computer Science
2 172 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (9.21%) Algorithms
4 71 (7.60%) Data Structures
5 60 (6.42%) iPad
6 56 (6.00%) User Experience
7 36 (3.85%) Mobile App
8 27 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
9 24 (2.57%) PKI
10 17 (1.82%) Management Information System
11 16 (1.71%) Public Cloud
12 15 (1.61%) Animation
12 15 (1.61%) Internet of Things
13 14 (1.50%) Industrial Internet of Things
14 11 (1.18%) Device Driver
15 8 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.86%) Smartphone
16 7 (0.75%) Credit Risk
16 7 (0.75%) Data Centre
16 7 (0.75%) mHealth
Operating Systems
1 125 (13.38%) Linux
1 125 (13.38%) Windows
2 30 (3.21%) Embedded Linux
3 28 (3.00%) Windows XP
4 25 (2.68%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.25%) Android
5 21 (2.25%) Unix
6 14 (1.50%) Mac OS
6 14 (1.50%) Windows 7
6 14 (1.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 12 (1.28%) Windows 10
7 12 (1.28%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (24.09%) Software Engineering
3 139 (14.88%) OO
4 130 (13.92%) Scrum
5 115 (12.31%) MVC
5 115 (12.31%) SDLC
5 115 (12.31%) Test Automation
6 92 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
6 92 (9.85%) Web Development
7 89 (9.53%) Validation
8 83 (8.89%) Mathematics
9 73 (7.82%) DevOps
10 67 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 67 (7.17%) Information Security
11 66 (7.07%) Analytics
12 56 (6.00%) TDD
13 54 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
13 54 (5.78%) Kanban
13 54 (5.78%) Project Management
14 50 (5.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 275 (29.44%) SQL
2 257 (27.52%) C#
3 226 (24.20%) Java
4 224 (23.98%) JavaScript
5 167 (17.88%) C++
6 148 (15.85%) PHP
7 140 (14.99%) C
8 105 (11.24%) Python
9 53 (5.67%) Embedded C
10 51 (5.46%) Ruby
11 45 (4.82%) T-SQL
12 37 (3.96%) Perl
13 32 (3.43%) VB
14 25 (2.68%) Embedded C++
15 19 (2.03%) R
16 18 (1.93%) Go
16 18 (1.93%) VB.NET
17 17 (1.82%) Shell Script
18 14 (1.50%) XAML
19 12 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (5.25%) Security Cleared
2 39 (4.18%) ISEB
3 34 (3.64%) DV Cleared
4 32 (3.43%) ISTQB
5 29 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (3.00%) HND
7 26 (2.78%) PhD
8 24 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (2.46%) HNC
10 22 (2.36%) CCNP
11 21 (2.25%) CCNA
12 16 (1.71%) CISSP
13 12 (1.28%) CISA
13 12 (1.28%) CISM
13 12 (1.28%) MCSA
14 8 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.75%) MOS
15 7 (0.75%) Postgraduate
16 6 (0.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.03%) QA
2 13 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.28%) SLA
4 9 (0.96%) PMO
5 8 (0.86%) COBIT
5 8 (0.86%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.43%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.21%) IAS 39
9 2 (0.21%) IFRS
9 2 (0.21%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.11%) Basel III
10 1 (0.11%) GDPR
10 1 (0.11%) ISO22301
System Software
1 45 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (3.96%) Firmware
2 37 (3.96%) Hyper-V
3 25 (2.68%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.43%) Docker
6 2 (0.21%) NDS
7 1 (0.11%) MDaemon
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
1 28 (3.00%) Puppet
2 20 (2.14%) Ansible
3 15 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
4 14 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
4 14 (1.50%) Mesos
5 6 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.43%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.43%) Salt
8 2 (0.21%) Kibana
8 2 (0.21%) logstash
8 2 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.11%) RSA enVision
9 1 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.11%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 189 (20.24%) Microsoft
2 114 (12.21%) Oracle
3 56 (6.00%) VMware
4 48 (5.14%) SAP
5 31 (3.32%) Google
6 30 (3.21%) Cisco
7 20 (2.14%) Adobe
8 16 (1.71%) Demandware
9 11 (1.18%) iManage
10 10 (1.07%) Tableau
11 8 (0.86%) Facebook
11 8 (0.86%) Palo Alto
12 7 (0.75%) CheckPoint
12 7 (0.75%) Fortinet
12 7 (0.75%) Juniper
13 6 (0.64%) HP
13 6 (0.64%) IBM
13 6 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.54%) Citrix
14 5 (0.54%) NetApp
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25-32k
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Consult Resolute Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £26,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Great Office
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Best Training + Pension + Corporate
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Excellent workplace
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago