Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 18 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 920 830 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.83% 11.30% 13.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.55% 49.20% 53.66%
Number of salaries quoted 742 676 728
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -6.25%

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 1718 1687 1804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.09% 22.96% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1408 1430 1414
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,425 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
North West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%

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 19 October 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 6 months to 19 October 2017. 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 +33 70 £35,000 -17.65% 8
Bolton +14 25 £40,000 -6.43% 5
Salford +9 20 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Cheadle -2 16 £36,250 +31.82% 3
Altrincham -12 16 £38,000 +4.11% 2
Oldham +6 8 - - 2
Heywood - 7 £19,500 -
Bury -7 5 £26,000 -18.75%
Sale +9 3 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Wigan -23 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 309 (33.59%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (29.78%) Computer Science
3 242 (26.30%) SQL
4 208 (22.61%) Analytical Skills
5 201 (21.85%) .NET
6 199 (21.63%) Java
6 199 (21.63%) JavaScript
7 191 (20.76%) SQL Server
8 190 (20.65%) HTML
9 189 (20.54%) C#
10 161 (17.50%) Microsoft
11 148 (16.09%) Software Engineering
12 140 (15.22%) Windows
13 137 (14.89%) SAP
14 133 (14.46%) CSS
14 133 (14.46%) Finance
15 123 (13.37%) Computer Science Degree
16 117 (12.72%) C++
17 110 (11.96%) Linux
18 103 (11.20%) MVC
18 103 (11.20%) Scrum
19 99 (10.76%) DevOps
20 98 (10.65%) Retail
20 98 (10.65%) Web Services
20 98 (10.65%) Test Automation
21 95 (10.33%) OO
22 91 (9.89%) XML
23 90 (9.78%) Oracle
23 90 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
24 89 (9.67%) Project Management

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 39 (4.24%) Apache Spark
2 19 (2.07%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.63%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.52%) Confluence
5 11 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (1.09%) WordPress
7 9 (0.98%) JBoss
8 8 (0.87%) SAS
9 7 (0.76%) Apache Pig
9 7 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.76%) nginx
10 6 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.65%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.54%) CMS
11 5 (0.54%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.54%) IIS
11 5 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 30 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.87%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.33%) InVision
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.11%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (2.61%) SAP MM
2 19 (2.07%) SAP BPC
3 18 (1.96%) SAP SD
4 16 (1.74%) SAP S/4HANA
5 14 (1.52%) SAP SCM
6 7 (0.76%) SAP VC
7 6 (0.65%) SAP Retail
8 5 (0.54%) SAP HCM
9 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.22%) Infor CRM
10 2 (0.22%) Magento
10 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.22%) SAP QM
10 2 (0.22%) Shopify
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
11 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.11%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 46 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 22 (2.39%) Office 365
5 14 (1.52%) GitHub
5 14 (1.52%) SaaS
6 10 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 10 (1.09%) iPaaS
7 8 (0.87%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.22%) Force.com
10 2 (0.22%) npm
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.11%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.11%) Serverless
11 1 (0.11%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.15%) LAN
1 29 (3.15%) WAN
2 23 (2.50%) Firewall
2 23 (2.50%) SAN
3 21 (2.28%) Internet
4 18 (1.96%) Network Security
5 16 (1.74%) HTTP
6 15 (1.63%) Wireless
7 14 (1.52%) Bluetooth
7 14 (1.52%) SSL
7 14 (1.52%) VPN
8 13 (1.41%) RS-232
8 13 (1.41%) TCP/IP
9 11 (1.20%) DNS
9 11 (1.20%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (0.76%) MPLS
10 7 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.76%) Wireless Security
11 6 (0.65%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (20.76%) SQL Server
2 62 (6.74%) Relational Database
3 55 (5.98%) Big Data
3 55 (5.98%) NoSQL
4 35 (3.80%) Hadoop
4 35 (3.80%) MySQL
5 24 (2.61%) MongoDB
5 24 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 19 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (1.30%) Redis
10 11 (1.20%) SAP HANA
11 10 (1.09%) SAP Data Services
11 10 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 9 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 62 (6.74%) Visual Studio
2 60 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 59 (6.41%) JIRA
4 58 (6.30%) Subversion
5 52 (5.65%) Selenium
6 44 (4.78%) Jenkins
7 41 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (2.28%) Mercurial
9 18 (1.96%) Cucumber
10 17 (1.85%) Maven
11 15 (1.63%) JUnit
12 13 (1.41%) Eclipse
13 10 (1.09%) Gradle
14 8 (0.87%) AccuRev
14 8 (0.87%) Grunt
14 8 (0.87%) gulp
14 8 (0.87%) Vagrant
15 7 (0.76%) Bitbucket
15 7 (0.76%) MSTest
15 7 (0.76%) NuGet
General
1 133 (14.46%) Finance
2 98 (10.65%) Retail
3 75 (8.15%) Marketing
4 71 (7.72%) Automotive
5 55 (5.98%) Telecoms
6 54 (5.87%) Manufacturing
7 45 (4.89%) Electronics
8 31 (3.37%) Games
9 18 (1.96%) Banking
9 18 (1.96%) German Language
10 17 (1.85%) Billing
11 14 (1.52%) Military
12 12 (1.30%) Legal
13 10 (1.09%) French Language
13 10 (1.09%) Japanese Language
14 7 (0.76%) Advertising
15 5 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.33%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.33%) Law
17 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 277 (30.11%) Developer
2 117 (12.72%) Analyst
3 110 (11.96%) Consultant
4 85 (9.24%) .NET Developer
5 80 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 68 (7.39%) Graduate
6 68 (7.39%) Software Developer
7 63 (6.85%) SAP Consultant
8 59 (6.41%) Senior Developer
9 54 (5.87%) Architect
9 54 (5.87%) C# Developer
10 50 (5.43%) Java Developer
11 48 (5.22%) Business Analyst
12 44 (4.78%) C# .NET Developer
13 36 (3.91%) Java Engineer
13 36 (3.91%) Java Software Engineer
14 35 (3.80%) SQL Developer
15 34 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
15 34 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
16 33 (3.59%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (21.85%) .NET
2 190 (20.65%) HTML
3 133 (14.46%) CSS
4 98 (10.65%) Web Services
5 91 (9.89%) XML
6 80 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 80 (8.70%) jQuery
7 77 (8.37%) HTML5
8 66 (7.17%) Spring
9 65 (7.07%) .NET Framework
10 61 (6.63%) AngularJS
11 52 (5.65%) WCF
12 48 (5.22%) Ajax
13 46 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 42 (4.57%) CSS3
15 40 (4.35%) JSON
16 39 (4.24%) Java EE
17 32 (3.48%) RESTful
18 31 (3.37%) REST
19 29 (3.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 274 (29.78%) Computer Science
2 208 (22.61%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (6.09%) Management Information System
4 45 (4.89%) Data Structures
4 45 (4.89%) User Experience
5 36 (3.91%) Algorithms
6 35 (3.80%) Mobile App
7 33 (3.59%) Driving Licence
8 31 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (2.61%) Public Cloud
10 20 (2.17%) iPad
11 17 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
12 15 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
13 10 (1.09%) Internet of Things
14 9 (0.98%) Data Centre
15 8 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
15 8 (0.87%) PKI
16 7 (0.76%) EPoS
16 7 (0.76%) Industrial Internet of Things
17 6 (0.65%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 140 (15.22%) Windows
2 110 (11.96%) Linux
3 47 (5.11%) Unix
4 29 (3.15%) Android
5 26 (2.83%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.28%) Windows Server
7 14 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.52%) Windows XP
8 10 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.76%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.76%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.76%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 4 (0.43%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (33.59%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (16.09%) Software Engineering
3 103 (11.20%) MVC
3 103 (11.20%) Scrum
4 99 (10.76%) DevOps
5 98 (10.65%) Test Automation
6 95 (10.33%) OO
7 90 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
8 89 (9.67%) Project Management
9 87 (9.46%) Web Development
10 80 (8.70%) Mathematics
11 78 (8.48%) SDLC
12 76 (8.26%) Time Management
13 74 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
14 72 (7.83%) Mentoring
15 68 (7.39%) Analytics
16 64 (6.96%) Open Source
17 62 (6.74%) ITIL
18 54 (5.87%) Continuous Improvement
19 52 (5.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 242 (26.30%) SQL
2 199 (21.63%) Java
2 199 (21.63%) JavaScript
3 189 (20.54%) C#
4 117 (12.72%) C++
5 83 (9.02%) Python
6 78 (8.48%) C
7 54 (5.87%) PHP
8 36 (3.91%) T-SQL
9 35 (3.80%) Go
10 31 (3.37%) VB.NET
11 27 (2.93%) Ruby
12 24 (2.61%) Shell Script
13 22 (2.39%) Embedded C
14 21 (2.28%) VB
15 17 (1.85%) Perl
16 12 (1.30%) TypeScript
17 10 (1.09%) XAML
18 8 (0.87%) Apple Swift
18 8 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 123 (13.37%) Computer Science Degree
2 60 (6.52%) Master's Degree
3 59 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (3.91%) Security Cleared
5 33 (3.59%) ISTQB
6 31 (3.37%) MCSE
7 28 (3.04%) ISEB
7 28 (3.04%) Numerate Degree
8 20 (2.17%) DV Cleared
9 15 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (1.63%) PhD
10 12 (1.30%) CISM
10 12 (1.30%) CISSP
10 12 (1.30%) HND
10 12 (1.30%) MCPD
11 11 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (1.20%) MCSD
12 10 (1.09%) CISA
12 10 (1.09%) CRISC
13 8 (0.87%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.52%) QA
2 18 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.09%) PMO
5 9 (0.98%) IFRS
6 7 (0.76%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.65%) ISO 13485
7 6 (0.65%) ISO 14001
7 6 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.43%) GDPR
9 3 (0.33%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.33%) SLA
9 3 (0.33%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 2 (0.22%) GMP
11 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.11%) Basel II
11 1 (0.11%) COBIT
11 1 (0.11%) GAAP
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 55 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 32 (3.48%) Hyper-V
3 28 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.30%) Docker
5 10 (1.09%) Firmware
6 5 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.43%) vSphere
8 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.33%) XenApp
9 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.22%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.11%) HDFS
10 1 (0.11%) NDS
10 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 40 (4.35%) Puppet
2 30 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (2.72%) Ansible
4 23 (2.50%) Mesos
5 9 (0.98%) SCCM
6 7 (0.76%) WSUS
7 6 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.33%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.33%) Marathon
9 3 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.33%) rkt
9 3 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.33%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.22%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.11%) logstash
11 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 161 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 137 (14.89%) SAP
3 90 (9.78%) Oracle
4 40 (4.35%) Google
5 35 (3.80%) VMware
6 25 (2.72%) Cisco
7 18 (1.96%) Dell
7 18 (1.96%) EqualLogic
8 10 (1.09%) Apple
9 9 (0.98%) HP
9 9 (0.98%) Red Hat
9 9 (0.98%) Tableau
10 8 (0.87%) Splunk
10 8 (0.87%) Xamarin
11 7 (0.76%) Ariba
11 7 (0.76%) Cognos
11 7 (0.76%) IBM
11 7 (0.76%) Juniper
12 6 (0.65%) CheckPoint
12 6 (0.65%) Hyperion