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

Academic Degree
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 15 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 450 460 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.68% 13.32% 14.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.03% 53.80% 57.82%
Number of salaries quoted 378 371 406
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 £24,100 £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 937 855 818
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 22.24% 24.76% 24.37%
Number of salaries quoted 800 736 691
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 26 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 26 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 +14 40 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Bolton +16 20 £35,000 -3.44%
Cheadle +1 9 £42,500 -
Salford -1 9 £20,000 -49.36% 3
Oldham +5 7 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Bury -1 6 £35,500 -11.25% 2
Altrincham -15 4 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Sale +2 3 £23,750 -5.00%
Heywood - 2 - - 1
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 341 (35.19%) Computer Science
2 330 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
3 291 (30.03%) SQL
4 266 (27.45%) .NET
5 262 (27.04%) C#
6 237 (24.46%) HTML
7 227 (23.43%) Java
8 223 (23.01%) JavaScript
9 219 (22.60%) Software Engineering
10 201 (20.74%) Microsoft
11 189 (19.50%) SQL Server
12 178 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
13 169 (17.44%) C++
14 165 (17.03%) Computer Science Degree
15 145 (14.96%) Windows
16 144 (14.86%) OO
17 142 (14.65%) CSS
18 133 (13.73%) Linux
19 125 (12.90%) PHP
20 121 (12.49%) C
21 119 (12.28%) Scrum
22 112 (11.56%) Finance
23 110 (11.35%) SDLC
24 109 (11.25%) Relational Database
24 109 (11.25%) MVC
24 109 (11.25%) Test Automation
25 108 (11.15%) jQuery
26 107 (11.04%) Oracle
27 104 (10.73%) ASP.NET
27 104 (10.73%) Visual Studio

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 53 (5.47%) Apache Spark
2 30 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.37%) MS Exchange
4 22 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (1.96%) Apache Pig
6 17 (1.75%) WordPress
7 13 (1.34%) Confluence
8 11 (1.14%) SAS
9 8 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (0.83%) OpenEdge
9 8 (0.83%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.72%) CMS
10 7 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.52%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.52%) JBoss
13 4 (0.41%) Apache
13 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.31%) nginx
15 2 (0.21%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 46 (4.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (2.17%) 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 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.52%) 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 Premiere
10 1 (0.10%) InVision
10 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 29 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.83%) SAP MM
4 7 (0.72%) SAP HCM
5 6 (0.62%) SAP SD
6 5 (0.52%) PlanetPress Connect
6 5 (0.52%) SAP SCM
7 4 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
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
9 2 (0.21%) SAP GRC
10 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.10%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.10%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 46 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (2.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 26 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.86%) GitHub
5 8 (0.83%) SaaS
5 8 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.52%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.52%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.52%) Office 365
7 3 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (0.31%) BrowserStack
7 3 (0.31%) PaaS
7 3 (0.31%) Yammer
8 2 (0.21%) IaaS
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.10%) Force.com
9 1 (0.10%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.10%) Route 53
9 1 (0.10%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.23%) Firewall
2 40 (4.13%) WAN
3 39 (4.02%) LAN
4 31 (3.20%) TCP/IP
5 29 (2.99%) Internet
5 29 (2.99%) VPN
6 28 (2.89%) 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 (1.55%) Cisco Wireless
11 15 (1.55%) DNS
12 12 (1.24%) HTTP
13 11 (1.14%) MPLS
14 10 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (0.93%) ISDN
15 9 (0.93%) VoIP
16 7 (0.72%) Cisco ISE
16 7 (0.72%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (19.50%) SQL Server
2 109 (11.25%) Relational Database
3 86 (8.88%) MySQL
4 58 (5.99%) NoSQL
4 58 (5.99%) RDBMS
5 54 (5.57%) Big Data
6 46 (4.75%) Hadoop
7 31 (3.20%) MongoDB
8 24 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (2.06%) Apache Hive
9 20 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.72%) CouchDB
13 7 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 104 (10.73%) Visual Studio
2 79 (8.15%) Git (software)
3 65 (6.71%) Subversion
4 62 (6.40%) JIRA
5 54 (5.57%) Selenium
6 49 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 44 (4.54%) Jenkins
8 26 (2.68%) Mercurial
9 24 (2.48%) 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 (1.14%) JUnit
17 10 (1.03%) Eclipse
General
1 112 (11.56%) Finance
2 75 (7.74%) Marketing
3 70 (7.22%) Games
4 64 (6.60%) Manufacturing
5 59 (6.09%) Retail
6 58 (5.99%) Telecoms
7 50 (5.16%) Electronics
8 36 (3.72%) Banking
9 19 (1.96%) Legal
10 16 (1.65%) Automotive
11 15 (1.55%) Military
12 10 (1.03%) Law
12 10 (1.03%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.83%) German Language
13 8 (0.83%) Publishing
14 7 (0.72%) Advertising
15 6 (0.62%) Billing
15 6 (0.62%) French Language
15 6 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 362 (37.36%) Developer
2 100 (10.32%) Analyst
2 100 (10.32%) Software Developer
3 87 (8.98%) .NET Developer
4 81 (8.36%) Software Engineer
5 72 (7.43%) Architect
6 68 (7.02%) Java Developer
7 63 (6.50%) Senior Developer
8 61 (6.30%) C# Developer
8 61 (6.30%) Graduate
8 61 (6.30%) Junior
9 55 (5.68%) Web Developer
10 52 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
11 50 (5.16%) Consultant
12 48 (4.95%) Java Software Developer
13 42 (4.33%) JavaScript Developer
14 40 (4.13%) Senior Software Engineer
15 39 (4.02%) Junior Developer
16 33 (3.41%) Java Software Engineer
16 33 (3.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (27.45%) .NET
2 237 (24.46%) HTML
3 142 (14.65%) CSS
4 108 (11.15%) jQuery
5 104 (10.73%) ASP.NET
6 101 (10.42%) Web Services
7 79 (8.15%) HTML5
8 74 (7.64%) .NET Framework
9 73 (7.53%) AngularJS
10 71 (7.33%) XML
11 59 (6.09%) Spring
12 55 (5.68%) WCF
13 52 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 50 (5.16%) Java EE
15 46 (4.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 42 (4.33%) Entity Framework
17 38 (3.92%) CSS3
17 38 (3.92%) JSON
18 34 (3.51%) Ajax
19 31 (3.20%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 341 (35.19%) Computer Science
2 178 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (7.74%) Algorithms
4 66 (6.81%) Data Structures
5 59 (6.09%) User Experience
6 43 (4.44%) iPad
7 34 (3.51%) Mobile App
8 29 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
9 28 (2.89%) Management Information System
10 24 (2.48%) 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%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.34%) Animation
15 11 (1.14%) Driving Licence
16 9 (0.93%) Data Centre
17 8 (0.83%) Device Driver
18 7 (0.72%) Credit Risk
18 7 (0.72%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 145 (14.96%) Windows
2 133 (13.73%) Linux
3 33 (3.41%) Unix
4 27 (2.79%) Windows XP
5 25 (2.58%) Embedded Linux
6 22 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 20 (2.06%) Android
8 19 (1.96%) Windows Server
9 17 (1.75%) Mac OS
9 17 (1.75%) Windows 7
9 17 (1.75%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 11 (1.14%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.72%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.41%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (22.60%) Software Engineering
3 144 (14.86%) OO
4 119 (12.28%) Scrum
5 110 (11.35%) SDLC
6 109 (11.25%) MVC
6 109 (11.25%) Test Automation
7 94 (9.70%) Web Development
8 85 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
9 82 (8.46%) Mathematics
10 80 (8.26%) DevOps
11 75 (7.74%) Validation
12 65 (6.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 65 (6.71%) Project Management
13 64 (6.60%) Analytics
14 61 (6.30%) TDD
15 59 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
16 53 (5.47%) Kanban
16 53 (5.47%) Open Source
17 46 (4.75%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 291 (30.03%) SQL
2 262 (27.04%) C#
3 227 (23.43%) Java
4 223 (23.01%) JavaScript
5 169 (17.44%) C++
6 125 (12.90%) PHP
7 121 (12.49%) C
8 99 (10.22%) Python
9 46 (4.75%) Embedded C
10 44 (4.54%) T-SQL
11 39 (4.02%) Ruby
12 30 (3.10%) Perl
12 30 (3.10%) VB
13 26 (2.68%) Go
14 25 (2.58%) Shell Script
15 22 (2.27%) VB.NET
16 20 (2.06%) Embedded C++
17 18 (1.86%) XAML
18 14 (1.44%) PowerShell
19 13 (1.34%) R
Qualifications
1 165 (17.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 38 (3.92%) ISEB
3 37 (3.82%) Numerate Degree
3 37 (3.82%) Security Cleared
4 32 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (3.20%) ISTQB
6 26 (2.68%) PhD
7 24 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (2.37%) HND
9 22 (2.27%) CCNA
9 22 (2.27%) CCNP
10 20 (2.06%) Master's Degree
11 18 (1.86%) DV Cleared
12 16 (1.65%) CISA
12 16 (1.65%) CISSP
12 16 (1.65%) HNC
13 13 (1.34%) CISM
14 11 (1.14%) MCSE
15 9 (0.93%) CRISC
15 9 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.44%) QA
2 16 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.93%) PMO
4 8 (0.83%) COBIT
5 7 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.52%) SLA
7 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.31%) GDPR
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 22301
8 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.21%) IAS 39
9 2 (0.21%) IFRS
9 2 (0.21%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.10%) GAAP
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 39 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (3.61%) Active Directory
3 31 (3.20%) Firmware
4 26 (2.68%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.93%) Docker
6 6 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.31%) vSphere
8 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.10%) MDaemon
9 1 (0.10%) NDS
9 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 44 (4.54%) Puppet
2 39 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (2.89%) Ansible
4 22 (2.27%) Mesos
5 17 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 15 (1.55%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.41%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.41%) Salt
9 4 (0.41%) WSUS
10 3 (0.31%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.21%) Kibana
11 2 (0.21%) logstash
11 2 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.10%) AirWatch
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
1 201 (20.74%) Microsoft
2 107 (11.04%) Oracle
3 64 (6.60%) SAP
4 50 (5.16%) VMware
5 43 (4.44%) Google
6 35 (3.61%) Cisco
7 14 (1.44%) Adobe
8 12 (1.24%) CheckPoint
9 11 (1.14%) HP
9 11 (1.14%) Juniper
10 10 (1.03%) Demandware
10 10 (1.03%) iManage
11 9 (0.93%) Facebook
12 8 (0.83%) Palo Alto
12 8 (0.83%) Tableau
13 7 (0.72%) Fortinet
13 7 (0.72%) IBM
13 7 (0.72%) NetApp
13 7 (0.72%) Red Hat
13 7 (0.72%) Splunk
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits.
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits.
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago