Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 16 14
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 687 883 935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 9.52% 11.64% 13.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.81% 52.37% 51.32%
Number of salaries quoted 544 703 689
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +10.81%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,437 1,686 1,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.91% 22.22% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,115 1,332 1,390
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £22,975
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Stockport +31 55 £42,000 -1.18% 10
Altrincham +11 22 £29,500 +49.37% 5
Salford +5 17 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Bury +15 11 £22,000 -26.67% 4
Oldham -6 9 £21,500 -34.85% 4
Bolton -2 6 £25,000 -33.33% 5
Wigan -5 3 £30,000 -11.11% 2
Cheadle -7 3 £23,000 -47.13% 2
Sale +3 1 £43,000 +43.33%
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 271 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (33.77%) Computer Science
3 195 (28.38%) Java
4 171 (24.89%) JavaScript
5 158 (23.00%) Analytical Skills
6 137 (19.94%) C#
7 134 (19.51%) Software Engineering
8 132 (19.21%) SQL
9 122 (17.76%) .NET
10 119 (17.32%) Microsoft
10 119 (17.32%) Computer Science Degree
11 112 (16.30%) MVC
12 107 (15.57%) Finance
13 106 (15.43%) Test Automation
14 104 (15.14%) HTML
14 104 (15.14%) SQL Server
15 100 (14.56%) Python
16 95 (13.83%) CSS
17 92 (13.39%) Oracle
18 89 (12.95%) Scrum
19 86 (12.52%) Web Services
20 83 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
20 83 (12.08%) SDLC
21 76 (11.06%) DevOps
21 76 (11.06%) Linux
22 75 (10.92%) Git (software)
23 74 (10.77%) QA
24 73 (10.63%) Windows
25 71 (10.33%) ITIL
26 70 (10.19%) 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 17 (2.47%) Apache Spark
1 17 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.18%) Apache
2 15 (2.18%) JBoss
3 14 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (1.75%) Confluence
4 12 (1.75%) nginx
5 11 (1.60%) SAS
6 9 (1.31%) Apache Pig
6 9 (1.31%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.16%) IIS
8 7 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.73%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.73%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.58%) Drupal
10 4 (0.58%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.29%) CMS
11 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.29%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 50 (7.28%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (1.02%) SOLIDWORKS
6 6 (0.87%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.44%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.44%) Maya
7 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 12 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (1.75%) SAP BPC
2 11 (1.60%) SAP MM
3 9 (1.31%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (1.16%) Magento
4 8 (1.16%) SAP SD
4 8 (1.16%) SAP VC
5 4 (0.58%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.44%) HFM
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.44%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.44%) SAP SCM
6 3 (0.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 19 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (2.62%) Office 365
4 18 (2.62%) SaaS
5 11 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (1.31%) IaaS
7 8 (1.16%) npm
8 4 (0.58%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.58%) PaaS
9 3 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.29%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.29%) G Suite
10 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.35%) Firewall
1 23 (3.35%) HTTP
2 16 (2.33%) LAN
2 16 (2.33%) WAN
3 14 (2.04%) Broadband
4 12 (1.75%) SSL
5 11 (1.60%) Internet
5 11 (1.60%) Unified Communications
6 10 (1.46%) DNS
6 10 (1.46%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.31%) SAN
7 9 (1.31%) VoIP
8 7 (1.02%) Bluetooth
8 7 (1.02%) Skype
8 7 (1.02%) VLAN
8 7 (1.02%) VPN
9 6 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.87%) WLAN
10 5 (0.73%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.73%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 61 (8.88%) NoSQL
3 55 (8.01%) MySQL
4 50 (7.28%) Big Data
5 25 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 23 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (3.35%) MongoDB
6 23 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (2.77%) Redis
7 19 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (2.62%) Hadoop
9 16 (2.33%) RDBMS
10 14 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (1.75%) Apache Hive
12 12 (1.75%) Power BI
13 11 (1.60%) Oracle Database
13 11 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 75 (10.92%) Git (software)
2 42 (6.11%) Selenium
3 36 (5.24%) Visual Studio
4 31 (4.51%) Subversion
5 27 (3.93%) JIRA
5 27 (3.93%) Mercurial
6 26 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (3.49%) Cucumber
8 15 (2.18%) Jenkins
9 12 (1.75%) WebDriver
10 11 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (1.16%) Mocha
11 8 (1.16%) Vagrant
12 6 (0.87%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.87%) Maven
12 6 (0.87%) SonarQube
13 5 (0.73%) Gradle
13 5 (0.73%) gulp
13 5 (0.73%) JUnit
13 5 (0.73%) Toad
General
1 107 (15.57%) Finance
2 55 (8.01%) Retail
3 34 (4.95%) Telecoms
4 30 (4.37%) Automotive
5 24 (3.49%) Marketing
6 19 (2.77%) Military
7 18 (2.62%) Legal
8 16 (2.33%) German Language
8 16 (2.33%) Law
8 16 (2.33%) Manufacturing
9 14 (2.04%) Games
10 12 (1.75%) Electronics
11 9 (1.31%) Advertising
11 9 (1.31%) Billing
12 8 (1.16%) Banking
13 6 (0.87%) French Language
14 3 (0.44%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.44%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.29%) Publishing
16 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 207 (30.13%) Developer
2 98 (14.26%) Analyst
3 71 (10.33%) Software Engineer
4 59 (8.59%) Consultant
5 52 (7.57%) Java Developer
6 47 (6.84%) Software Developer
7 46 (6.70%) Architect
8 44 (6.40%) Graduate
9 43 (6.26%) .NET Developer
10 37 (5.39%) Business Analyst
10 37 (5.39%) Senior Developer
11 34 (4.95%) Senior Software Engineer
12 32 (4.66%) C# Developer
13 31 (4.51%) Java Engineer
14 30 (4.37%) Java Software Engineer
14 30 (4.37%) Tester
15 29 (4.22%) Junior
16 28 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
17 24 (3.49%) Senior Java Engineer
17 24 (3.49%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (17.76%) .NET
2 104 (15.14%) HTML
3 95 (13.83%) CSS
4 86 (12.52%) Web Services
5 69 (10.04%) jQuery
6 57 (8.30%) HTML5
7 54 (7.86%) CSS3
7 54 (7.86%) Spring
8 52 (7.57%) ASP.NET
9 50 (7.28%) AngularJS
10 48 (6.99%) XML
11 41 (5.97%) Ajax
12 39 (5.68%) REST
13 38 (5.53%) RESTful
14 36 (5.24%) Hibernate
14 36 (5.24%) JSON
15 35 (5.09%) .NET Framework
16 34 (4.95%) Node.js
17 31 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC
18 30 (4.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 232 (33.77%) Computer Science
2 158 (23.00%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (5.97%) Mobile App
4 38 (5.53%) Algorithms
5 36 (5.24%) User Experience
6 34 (4.95%) Data Structures
7 28 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
8 26 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (3.06%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.60%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (1.46%) PKI
12 8 (1.16%) Clustering
12 8 (1.16%) Social Media
13 7 (1.02%) Data Centre
13 7 (1.02%) Life Science
14 6 (0.87%) Animation
15 5 (0.73%) iPhone
15 5 (0.73%) PMI
15 5 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 76 (11.06%) Linux
2 73 (10.63%) Windows
3 31 (4.51%) Android
4 25 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 21 (3.06%) Windows Server
6 17 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.31%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.16%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.02%) Unix
11 4 (0.58%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.29%) CentOS
12 2 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.15%) Debian
13 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (19.51%) Software Engineering
3 112 (16.30%) MVC
4 106 (15.43%) Test Automation
5 89 (12.95%) Scrum
6 83 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (12.08%) SDLC
7 76 (11.06%) DevOps
8 71 (10.33%) ITIL
9 70 (10.19%) Project Management
10 69 (10.04%) OO
11 68 (9.90%) TDD
12 65 (9.46%) Web Development
13 59 (8.59%) Time Management
14 54 (7.86%) Mathematics
15 51 (7.42%) Analytics
16 50 (7.28%) Mentoring
17 48 (6.99%) Continuous Improvement
17 48 (6.99%) E-Commerce
17 48 (6.99%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 195 (28.38%) Java
2 171 (24.89%) JavaScript
3 137 (19.94%) C#
4 132 (19.21%) SQL
5 100 (14.56%) Python
6 67 (9.75%) C++
7 64 (9.32%) PHP
8 61 (8.88%) C
9 41 (5.97%) Ruby
10 33 (4.80%) T-SQL
11 24 (3.49%) Go
12 20 (2.91%) Perl
13 17 (2.47%) VB.NET
14 16 (2.33%) R
15 13 (1.89%) Objective-C
16 11 (1.60%) Apple Swift
17 10 (1.46%) ES6
18 9 (1.31%) Embedded C
19 8 (1.16%) PowerShell
20 6 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 119 (17.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 42 (6.11%) Security Cleared
3 38 (5.53%) Numerate Degree
4 37 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (5.09%) Master's Degree
6 31 (4.51%) DV Cleared
7 21 (3.06%) ISEB
8 19 (2.77%) ISTQB
8 19 (2.77%) MCSE
9 16 (2.33%) HND
10 12 (1.75%) CCNA
10 12 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (1.75%) MCPD
11 11 (1.60%) CISSP
11 11 (1.60%) MCSA
12 10 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (1.31%) MCSD
13 9 (1.31%) PhD
14 8 (1.16%) SAP Certification
14 8 (1.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (10.77%) QA
2 13 (1.89%) PMO
3 11 (1.60%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 9 (1.31%) COBIT
5 8 (1.16%) IFRS
6 7 (1.02%) ISO 13485
6 7 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.87%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.73%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.73%) GDPR
9 3 (0.44%) GAAP
9 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.29%) ISO 15765
10 2 (0.29%) SLA
11 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (4.51%) Hyper-V
3 21 (3.06%) Active Directory
4 16 (2.33%) Docker
5 3 (0.44%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.44%) HDFS
6 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.15%) NFS
7 1 (0.15%) vSphere
7 1 (0.15%) XenApp
7 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (0.87%) Ansible
2 5 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.73%) Puppet
2 5 (0.73%) SCOM
3 4 (0.58%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.44%) Marathon
4 3 (0.44%) Mesos
4 3 (0.44%) rkt
4 3 (0.44%) Salt
5 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.15%) HockeyApp
5 1 (0.15%) Nessus
5 1 (0.15%) OpenVAS
5 1 (0.15%) Terraform
5 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 119 (17.32%) Microsoft
2 92 (13.39%) Oracle
3 43 (6.26%) SAP
4 41 (5.97%) Google
5 35 (5.09%) VMware
6 14 (2.04%) Cisco
6 14 (2.04%) Twitter
7 11 (1.60%) Sun
8 9 (1.31%) Xamarin
9 8 (1.16%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.02%) Hyperion
11 6 (0.87%) Cognos
11 6 (0.87%) iManage
12 5 (0.73%) Adobe
12 5 (0.73%) Apigee
12 5 (0.73%) Apple
12 5 (0.73%) Dell
12 5 (0.73%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.73%) Tableau
13 4 (0.58%) Sonus