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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 15 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 439 460 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.62% 13.32% 14.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.87% 53.80% 57.84%
Number of salaries quoted 367 370 405
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 917 855 816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 22.18% 24.75% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 780 735 688
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Stockport +16 40 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Bolton +17 20 £35,000 -3.44%
Salford -2 9 £20,000 -49.36% 2
Cheadle -1 8 £43,500 - 1
Oldham +5 7 £37,500 -21.05% 5
Bury -1 6 £35,500 -11.25% 2
Altrincham -16 4 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Sale +2 2 £27,500 +10.00%
Heywood - 2 - - 1
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 345 (35.53%) Computer Science
2 331 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 292 (30.07%) SQL
4 267 (27.50%) .NET
5 261 (26.88%) C#
6 239 (24.61%) HTML
7 224 (23.07%) Software Engineering
8 223 (22.97%) Java
9 222 (22.86%) JavaScript
10 200 (20.60%) Microsoft
11 186 (19.16%) SQL Server
12 179 (18.43%) Analytical Skills
13 173 (17.82%) C++
14 169 (17.40%) Computer Science Degree
15 144 (14.83%) OO
16 143 (14.73%) Windows
17 142 (14.62%) CSS
18 135 (13.90%) Linux
19 131 (13.49%) PHP
20 125 (12.87%) C
21 119 (12.26%) Scrum
22 112 (11.53%) Finance
23 110 (11.33%) SDLC
24 109 (11.23%) jQuery
24 109 (11.23%) Test Automation
25 108 (11.12%) MVC
25 108 (11.12%) Relational Database
26 105 (10.81%) Visual Studio
26 105 (10.81%) Oracle
27 104 (10.71%) ASP.NET

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 51 (5.25%) Apache Spark
2 32 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 22 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 19 (1.96%) Apache Pig
5 17 (1.75%) WordPress
6 11 (1.13%) Confluence
6 11 (1.13%) SAS
7 8 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (0.82%) OpenEdge
8 7 (0.72%) CMS
8 7 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.72%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.51%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.51%) JBoss
11 4 (0.41%) Apache
11 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.31%) nginx
13 2 (0.21%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 47 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.72%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.62%) Acrobat
6 6 (0.62%) Camtasia
6 6 (0.62%) InDesign
6 6 (0.62%) Snagit
7 5 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.41%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.21%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 2 (0.21%) PTC Creo
9 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.10%) InVision
10 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 28 (2.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.82%) SAP MM
4 7 (0.72%) SAP HCM
5 6 (0.62%) SAP SD
6 5 (0.51%) PlanetPress Connect
6 5 (0.51%) SAP SCM
7 4 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.31%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.31%) SAP QM
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.10%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.10%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 26 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.75%) GitHub
5 9 (0.93%) SaaS
6 8 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (0.51%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.51%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.51%) Office 365
8 4 (0.41%) PaaS
9 3 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.31%) BrowserStack
9 3 (0.31%) IaaS
9 3 (0.31%) Yammer
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.10%) Force.com
10 1 (0.10%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.10%) Route 53
10 1 (0.10%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.22%) Firewall
2 39 (4.02%) WAN
3 38 (3.91%) LAN
4 32 (3.30%) TCP/IP
5 29 (2.99%) Internet
5 29 (2.99%) VPN
6 28 (2.88%) Wireless
7 26 (2.68%) Ethernet
8 22 (2.27%) SSL
9 19 (1.96%) Network Security
10 17 (1.75%) RS-232
11 15 (1.54%) Cisco Wireless
12 14 (1.44%) DNS
13 12 (1.24%) HTTP
14 11 (1.13%) MPLS
15 10 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
16 9 (0.93%) ISDN
16 9 (0.93%) VoIP
17 7 (0.72%) Cisco ISE
17 7 (0.72%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (19.16%) SQL Server
2 108 (11.12%) Relational Database
3 90 (9.27%) MySQL
4 58 (5.97%) RDBMS
5 57 (5.87%) NoSQL
6 53 (5.46%) Big Data
7 45 (4.63%) Hadoop
8 30 (3.09%) MongoDB
9 25 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (2.06%) Apache Hive
13 19 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
17 6 (0.62%) CouchDB
17 6 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 105 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 81 (8.34%) Git (software)
3 65 (6.69%) Subversion
4 61 (6.28%) JIRA
5 53 (5.46%) Selenium
6 48 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 43 (4.43%) Jenkins
8 26 (2.68%) Mercurial
9 24 (2.47%) Cucumber
10 22 (2.27%) NuGet
11 20 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (1.96%) NUnit
13 17 (1.75%) Microsoft Blend
13 17 (1.75%) MSI
13 17 (1.75%) MSTest
13 17 (1.75%) WiX
14 14 (1.44%) Maven
15 13 (1.34%) Gradle
16 11 (1.13%) JUnit
17 10 (1.03%) Eclipse
General
1 112 (11.53%) Finance
2 74 (7.62%) Marketing
3 70 (7.21%) Games
4 65 (6.69%) Manufacturing
5 59 (6.08%) Retail
6 57 (5.87%) Telecoms
7 51 (5.25%) Electronics
8 37 (3.81%) Banking
9 20 (2.06%) Legal
10 16 (1.65%) Automotive
11 15 (1.54%) Military
12 11 (1.13%) Law
13 10 (1.03%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.82%) German Language
14 8 (0.82%) Publishing
15 6 (0.62%) Advertising
15 6 (0.62%) Billing
15 6 (0.62%) French Language
16 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 360 (37.08%) Developer
2 101 (10.40%) Analyst
3 99 (10.20%) Software Developer
4 85 (8.75%) .NET Developer
5 83 (8.55%) Software Engineer
6 71 (7.31%) Architect
7 67 (6.90%) Java Developer
8 62 (6.39%) Graduate
9 61 (6.28%) Junior
9 61 (6.28%) Senior Developer
10 60 (6.18%) C# Developer
11 56 (5.77%) Web Developer
12 51 (5.25%) C# .NET Developer
13 50 (5.15%) Consultant
14 47 (4.84%) Java Software Developer
15 41 (4.22%) Senior Software Engineer
16 40 (4.12%) JavaScript Developer
17 39 (4.02%) Junior Developer
18 34 (3.50%) Embedded Engineer
19 33 (3.40%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (27.50%) .NET
2 239 (24.61%) HTML
3 142 (14.62%) CSS
4 109 (11.23%) jQuery
5 104 (10.71%) ASP.NET
6 101 (10.40%) Web Services
7 78 (8.03%) HTML5
8 73 (7.52%) .NET Framework
9 72 (7.42%) AngularJS
10 70 (7.21%) XML
11 58 (5.97%) Spring
12 54 (5.56%) WCF
13 52 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (5.05%) Java EE
15 46 (4.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 42 (4.33%) Entity Framework
17 38 (3.91%) JSON
18 37 (3.81%) CSS3
19 33 (3.40%) Ajax
20 32 (3.30%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 345 (35.53%) Computer Science
2 179 (18.43%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (7.83%) Algorithms
4 66 (6.80%) Data Structures
5 58 (5.97%) User Experience
6 45 (4.63%) iPad
7 34 (3.50%) Mobile App
8 29 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
9 27 (2.78%) Management Information System
10 23 (2.37%) Public Cloud
11 20 (2.06%) Internet of Things
12 17 (1.75%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 17 (1.75%) PKI
13 14 (1.44%) Animation
13 14 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.13%) Driving Licence
15 9 (0.93%) Data Centre
15 9 (0.93%) Device Driver
16 7 (0.72%) Credit Risk
16 7 (0.72%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 143 (14.73%) Windows
2 135 (13.90%) Linux
3 32 (3.30%) Unix
4 28 (2.88%) Windows XP
5 27 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
6 22 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 20 (2.06%) Android
8 18 (1.85%) Windows Server
9 17 (1.75%) Mac OS
9 17 (1.75%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 16 (1.65%) Windows 7
11 11 (1.13%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.72%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (23.07%) Software Engineering
3 144 (14.83%) OO
4 119 (12.26%) Scrum
5 110 (11.33%) SDLC
6 109 (11.23%) Test Automation
7 108 (11.12%) MVC
8 94 (9.68%) Web Development
9 85 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
10 82 (8.44%) Mathematics
11 81 (8.34%) Validation
12 78 (8.03%) DevOps
13 65 (6.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 64 (6.59%) Analytics
15 63 (6.49%) Project Management
16 61 (6.28%) TDD
17 59 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
18 53 (5.46%) Kanban
19 52 (5.36%) Open Source
20 47 (4.84%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 292 (30.07%) SQL
2 261 (26.88%) C#
3 223 (22.97%) Java
4 222 (22.86%) JavaScript
5 173 (17.82%) C++
6 131 (13.49%) PHP
7 125 (12.87%) C
8 98 (10.09%) Python
9 50 (5.15%) Embedded C
10 45 (4.63%) T-SQL
11 40 (4.12%) Ruby
12 32 (3.30%) VB
13 30 (3.09%) Perl
14 25 (2.57%) Go
15 24 (2.47%) Shell Script
16 23 (2.37%) VB.NET
17 22 (2.27%) Embedded C++
18 18 (1.85%) XAML
19 14 (1.44%) PowerShell
20 13 (1.34%) R
Qualifications
1 169 (17.40%) Computer Science Degree
2 39 (4.02%) ISEB
3 37 (3.81%) Numerate Degree
3 37 (3.81%) Security Cleared
4 33 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (3.19%) ISTQB
6 26 (2.68%) PhD
7 25 (2.57%) HND
8 24 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (2.27%) CCNA
9 22 (2.27%) CCNP
10 20 (2.06%) Master's Degree
11 18 (1.85%) DV Cleared
11 18 (1.85%) HNC
12 15 (1.54%) CISA
12 15 (1.54%) CISSP
13 13 (1.34%) CISM
14 11 (1.13%) MCSE
15 9 (0.93%) CRISC
15 9 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.74%) QA
2 16 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.93%) PMO
4 8 (0.82%) COBIT
5 7 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.62%) SLA
7 5 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.31%) GDPR
9 3 (0.31%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.31%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.21%) IAS 39
10 2 (0.21%) IFRS
10 2 (0.21%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.10%) Basel III
11 1 (0.10%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 38 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 34 (3.50%) Firmware
3 26 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.82%) Docker
5 6 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.31%) vSphere
7 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.10%) MDaemon
8 1 (0.10%) NDS
Systems Management
1 42 (4.33%) Puppet
2 37 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (2.78%) Ansible
4 21 (2.16%) Mesos
5 16 (1.65%) Cisco CUCM
6 15 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.41%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.41%) Salt
10 3 (0.31%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.31%) WSUS
11 2 (0.21%) Kibana
11 2 (0.21%) logstash
11 2 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.10%) RSA enVision
12 1 (0.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 200 (20.60%) Microsoft
2 105 (10.81%) Oracle
3 63 (6.49%) SAP
4 49 (5.05%) VMware
5 41 (4.22%) Google
6 34 (3.50%) Cisco
7 14 (1.44%) Adobe
8 12 (1.24%) CheckPoint
9 11 (1.13%) Demandware
9 11 (1.13%) Juniper
10 10 (1.03%) HP
10 10 (1.03%) iManage
11 9 (0.93%) Tableau
12 8 (0.82%) Facebook
12 8 (0.82%) Palo Alto
13 7 (0.72%) Fortinet
13 7 (0.72%) IBM
13 7 (0.72%) NetApp
13 7 (0.72%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.62%) Apple
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Analysys Mason
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago