Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 16 15
Rank change year-on-year -21 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 557 934 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 7.85% 12.10% 13.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.01% 53.04% 51.57%
Number of salaries quoted 417 738 735
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £58,750
North West median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +14.67% -3.85% +2.63%

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 1,326 1,761 1,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.70% 22.81% 25.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,012 1,391 1,419
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £23,275 £24,000 £22,950
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +20 52 £40,000 +11.11% 14
Altrincham +16 16 £29,500 +22.92% 8
Bury +8 15 £22,000 -26.67% 4
Salford +2 14 £47,500 +115.91% 4
Oldham -5 14 £21,500 -42.67% 1
Cheadle 0 5 £37,500 -37.50% 3
Wigan +5 4 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Bolton -15 3 £24,750 +5.32% 9
Rochdale - 3 £48,750 - 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 3 £35,000 - 3
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 248 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (33.03%) Computer Science
3 163 (29.26%) Java
4 130 (23.34%) SQL
5 124 (22.26%) C#
6 121 (21.72%) JavaScript
6 121 (21.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 121 (21.72%) Problem-Solving
7 116 (20.83%) Software Engineering
8 112 (20.11%) .NET
9 111 (19.93%) Microsoft
9 111 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
10 106 (19.03%) Test Automation
11 98 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
12 94 (16.88%) Scrum
13 91 (16.34%) MVC
13 91 (16.34%) Finance
14 88 (15.80%) Web Services
14 88 (15.80%) SDLC
15 86 (15.44%) HTML
16 85 (15.26%) Python
17 81 (14.54%) DevOps
18 79 (14.18%) CSS
19 78 (14.00%) SQL Server
20 66 (11.85%) QA
21 64 (11.49%) TDD
22 62 (11.13%) Oracle
22 62 (11.13%) Linux
23 61 (10.95%) NoSQL
24 60 (10.77%) Git (software)

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 (3.05%) Apache
2 14 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.15%) Confluence
3 12 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (2.15%) nginx
4 10 (1.80%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.62%) IIS
5 9 (1.62%) JBoss
6 8 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.26%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.90%) SAS
8 5 (0.90%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.72%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.54%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.36%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.36%) CMS
11 2 (0.36%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 45 (8.08%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.72%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.54%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.54%) Maya
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.18%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.18%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 10 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.72%) HFM
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.54%) Magento
3 3 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.36%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.36%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 1 (0.18%) Maximo
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (4.13%) Office 365
4 19 (3.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 18 (3.23%) SaaS
6 15 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (2.15%) IaaS
8 9 (1.62%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (1.62%) npm
9 6 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.90%) PaaS
11 4 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.72%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.54%) Serverless
13 2 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.36%) AWS OpsWorks
13 2 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.36%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.64%) HTTP
2 22 (3.95%) Firewall
3 20 (3.59%) Internet
4 16 (2.87%) LAN
4 16 (2.87%) WAN
5 15 (2.69%) DNS
5 15 (2.69%) SSL
5 15 (2.69%) TCP/IP
6 14 (2.51%) Network Security
7 13 (2.33%) Unified Communications
8 9 (1.62%) VoIP
9 8 (1.44%) Broadband
9 8 (1.44%) SAN
10 7 (1.26%) Skype
10 7 (1.26%) VLAN
10 7 (1.26%) VPN
11 6 (1.08%) PBX
11 6 (1.08%) WLAN
12 5 (0.90%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (10.95%) NoSQL
3 40 (7.18%) MySQL
4 30 (5.39%) Big Data
5 29 (5.21%) Relational Database
6 27 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (3.23%) Power BI
7 18 (3.23%) Redis
8 16 (2.87%) RDBMS
9 13 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 12 (2.15%) MongoDB
10 12 (2.15%) QlikView
11 11 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.44%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.44%) Looker
14 7 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 60 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 25 (4.49%) Selenium
2 25 (4.49%) Subversion
3 24 (4.31%) Mercurial
3 24 (4.31%) Visual Studio
4 23 (4.13%) JIRA
5 19 (3.41%) Jenkins
6 18 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 12 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.62%) JUnit
8 9 (1.62%) Mocha
8 9 (1.62%) Vagrant
9 8 (1.44%) SonarQube
10 7 (1.26%) TestNG
10 7 (1.26%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.72%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.72%) FitNesse
11 4 (0.72%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.72%) JSUnit
11 4 (0.72%) Maven
General
1 91 (16.34%) Finance
2 39 (7.00%) Retail
3 30 (5.39%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.59%) Automotive
5 19 (3.41%) Marketing
6 15 (2.69%) Games
7 14 (2.51%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.15%) Military
9 11 (1.97%) Legal
10 9 (1.62%) German Language
11 8 (1.44%) Banking
11 8 (1.44%) French Language
12 7 (1.26%) Advertising
12 7 (1.26%) Law
13 5 (0.90%) Electronics
13 5 (0.90%) Publishing
14 4 (0.72%) Billing
14 4 (0.72%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.72%) Japanese Language
14 4 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 166 (29.80%) Developer
2 78 (14.00%) Analyst
3 51 (9.16%) Architect
4 41 (7.36%) Software Engineer
5 40 (7.18%) Junior
6 39 (7.00%) Software Developer
7 38 (6.82%) Java Developer
8 30 (5.39%) Senior Developer
9 27 (4.85%) Business Analyst
10 25 (4.49%) Tester
11 24 (4.31%) .NET Developer
12 23 (4.13%) Graduate
12 23 (4.13%) Junior Developer
13 22 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
14 20 (3.59%) C# Developer
14 20 (3.59%) Consultant
14 20 (3.59%) Java Engineer
14 20 (3.59%) Technical Architect
15 19 (3.41%) Java Software Engineer
16 18 (3.23%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (20.11%) .NET
2 88 (15.80%) Web Services
3 86 (15.44%) HTML
4 79 (14.18%) CSS
5 47 (8.44%) RESTful
6 46 (8.26%) HTML5
7 42 (7.54%) CSS3
7 42 (7.54%) XML
8 41 (7.36%) ASP.NET
9 37 (6.64%) JSON
9 37 (6.64%) REST
10 36 (6.46%) jQuery
11 33 (5.92%) Spring
12 31 (5.57%) Node.js
13 30 (5.39%) .NET Framework
14 28 (5.03%) SOAP
15 26 (4.67%) AngularJS
16 25 (4.49%) Ajax
17 21 (3.77%) J2EE
17 21 (3.77%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 184 (33.03%) Computer Science
2 98 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (7.54%) Self-Motivation
4 34 (6.10%) User Experience
5 33 (5.92%) Mobile App
6 29 (5.21%) Algorithms
7 22 (3.95%) Data Structures
8 17 (3.05%) Data Centre
9 15 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (2.51%) Management Information System
11 13 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 7 (1.26%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.26%) Life Science
13 7 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.90%) Animation
14 5 (0.90%) Clustering
14 5 (0.90%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (11.13%) Linux
2 56 (10.05%) Windows
3 24 (4.31%) Android
4 23 (4.13%) Windows Server
5 22 (3.95%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (2.69%) Windows 10
8 12 (2.15%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.44%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.08%) Unix
12 3 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.36%) CentOS
13 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.18%) Debian
14 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (21.72%) Problem-Solving
3 116 (20.83%) Software Engineering
4 111 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
5 106 (19.03%) Test Automation
6 94 (16.88%) Scrum
7 91 (16.34%) MVC
8 88 (15.80%) SDLC
9 81 (14.54%) DevOps
10 64 (11.49%) TDD
11 60 (10.77%) OO
12 51 (9.16%) Mentoring
13 50 (8.98%) ITIL
14 47 (8.44%) Web Development
15 46 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
16 45 (8.08%) Coaching
17 41 (7.36%) Project Management
18 40 (7.18%) Analytics
19 39 (7.00%) Decision-Making
20 38 (6.82%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 163 (29.26%) Java
2 130 (23.34%) SQL
3 124 (22.26%) C#
4 121 (21.72%) JavaScript
5 85 (15.26%) Python
6 53 (9.52%) C++
7 48 (8.62%) C
8 41 (7.36%) PHP
9 28 (5.03%) T-SQL
10 26 (4.67%) Ruby
11 19 (3.41%) Go
12 17 (3.05%) Perl
13 15 (2.69%) VB.NET
14 12 (2.15%) Objective-C
15 11 (1.97%) ES6
15 11 (1.97%) R
16 9 (1.62%) Bash Shell
17 8 (1.44%) Apple Swift
17 8 (1.44%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 121 (21.72%) Computer Science Degree
2 32 (5.75%) Numerate Degree
3 27 (4.85%) Security Cleared
4 22 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (3.59%) Master's Degree
6 18 (3.23%) ISEB
7 17 (3.05%) DV Cleared
8 16 (2.87%) MCSE
9 15 (2.69%) CISSP
10 14 (2.51%) HND
11 12 (2.15%) ISTQB
11 12 (2.15%) MCSA
12 11 (1.97%) CCNA
12 11 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (1.62%) Sun Certification
14 8 (1.44%) HNC
14 8 (1.44%) PhD
15 7 (1.26%) AWS Certification
15 7 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
15 7 (1.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (11.85%) QA
2 22 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.80%) PMO
3 10 (1.80%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 8 (1.44%) GDPR
4 8 (1.44%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.08%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.90%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.72%) GAAP
7 4 (0.72%) ISO 13485
7 4 (0.72%) SLA
8 3 (0.54%) COBIT
8 3 (0.54%) COSHH
8 3 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.36%) GCP
9 2 (0.36%) ISO 15765
10 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 34 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (5.57%) Docker
3 27 (4.85%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.05%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.54%) Xen
6 2 (0.36%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.36%) vSphere
7 1 (0.18%) NFS
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (1.80%) SCOM
2 6 (1.08%) Ansible
2 6 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.08%) SCCM
3 4 (0.72%) Puppet
3 4 (0.72%) Salt
4 3 (0.54%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.36%) Marathon
5 2 (0.36%) Mesos
5 2 (0.36%) rkt
6 1 (0.18%) FlexNet
6 1 (0.18%) Nessus
6 1 (0.18%) OpenVAS
6 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 111 (19.93%) Microsoft
2 62 (11.13%) Oracle
3 34 (6.10%) VMware
4 28 (5.03%) Google
5 20 (3.59%) Cisco
6 13 (2.33%) Tableau
7 9 (1.62%) SAP
7 9 (1.62%) Sun
8 8 (1.44%) Xamarin
9 7 (1.26%) Apple
9 7 (1.26%) HP
10 6 (1.08%) SolarWinds
10 6 (1.08%) Twitter
11 5 (0.90%) Acme Packet
11 5 (0.90%) Citrix
11 5 (0.90%) Dell
11 5 (0.90%) Sonus
11 5 (0.90%) WorldPay
12 4 (0.72%) Hyperion
12 4 (0.72%) Sage