Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 17 16
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 689 936 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 9.43% 11.55% 11.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.12% 52.12% 50.73%
Number of salaries quoted 556 754 712
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £61,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.30%

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 1,494 1,796 1,715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.45% 22.16% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,187 1,474 1,460
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,400 £23,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 20 September 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 20 September 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
Altrincham +14 56 £60,000 +55.84% 2
Stockport -9 35 £40,000 +14.29% 12
Salford -11 18 £32,500 +4.00% 11
Bury +3 16 £33,000 -7.04% 2
Oldham 0 15 £27,500 -26.67% 7
Bolton +2 12 £30,000 -25.00% 9
Ashton-under-Lyne - 12 £35,000 -
Sale +3 10 £29,500 +7.27%
Cheadle -5 10 £38,750 +6.90% 3
Rochdale - 6 £48,750 - 4
Wigan +3 2 £42,500 +41.67% 6
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 249 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (31.93%) Computer Science
3 177 (25.69%) SQL
4 156 (22.64%) Microsoft
5 150 (21.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 130 (18.87%) Java
7 125 (18.14%) C#
8 122 (17.71%) Finance
9 115 (16.69%) SQL Server
10 114 (16.55%) Windows
11 110 (15.97%) Software Engineering
12 109 (15.82%) JavaScript
13 108 (15.67%) Linux
13 108 (15.67%) Amazon AWS
14 105 (15.24%) .NET
15 100 (14.51%) Continuous Integration
15 100 (14.51%) Analytical Skills
16 94 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
17 91 (13.21%) NoSQL
18 88 (12.77%) Test Automation
18 88 (12.77%) Python
19 85 (12.34%) HTML
19 85 (12.34%) DevOps
20 81 (11.76%) CSS
21 80 (11.61%) Scrum
21 80 (11.61%) Information Security
22 78 (11.32%) Analytics
23 77 (11.18%) TDD
23 77 (11.18%) MVC
24 76 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure

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 14 (2.03%) Apache Spark
2 11 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
4 9 (1.31%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.02%) Apache
6 6 (0.87%) nginx
6 6 (0.87%) SAS
7 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.73%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.58%) Alfresco
8 4 (0.58%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.44%) Confluence
10 2 (0.29%) CMS
10 2 (0.29%) IIS
10 2 (0.29%) Marvel
10 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.15%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 32 (4.64%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.31%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.73%) SPSS
6 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.29%) InVision
6 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.15%) InDesign
7 1 (0.15%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.15%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.44%) Maximo
3 2 (0.29%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.29%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.29%) SAP EHS
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) HFM
4 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.15%) Primavera
4 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 108 (15.67%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.76%) Office 365
3 19 (2.76%) PaaS
4 15 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.89%) SaaS
6 8 (1.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 8 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (0.73%) IaaS
9 4 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.58%) npm
10 2 (0.29%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.29%) Serverless
11 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.15%) G Suite
11 1 (0.15%) GitHub
11 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.37%) Internet
2 36 (5.22%) HTTP
3 21 (3.05%) SSL
4 20 (2.90%) Firewall
5 14 (2.03%) Bluetooth
5 14 (2.03%) Network Security
6 12 (1.74%) Intranet
6 12 (1.74%) RS-232
6 12 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (1.45%) SAN
8 9 (1.31%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.16%) LAN
9 8 (1.16%) WAN
10 6 (0.87%) SMS
11 5 (0.73%) Broadband
11 5 (0.73%) RS-485
12 4 (0.58%) DNS
12 4 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.44%) SMTP
13 3 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (16.69%) SQL Server
2 91 (13.21%) NoSQL
3 52 (7.55%) Relational Database
4 41 (5.95%) MongoDB
5 37 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (4.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 32 (4.64%) MySQL
8 29 (4.21%) Big Data
9 27 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 25 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (3.63%) OLTP
10 25 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (3.05%) Hadoop
12 20 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
13 17 (2.47%) RDBMS
14 16 (2.32%) Power BI
14 16 (2.32%) QlikView
15 13 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (1.45%) Looker
17 9 (1.31%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (6.68%) Git (software)
2 35 (5.08%) Subversion
3 31 (4.50%) JIRA
4 30 (4.35%) Selenium
5 26 (3.77%) Cucumber
6 21 (3.05%) Visual Studio
7 11 (1.60%) Jenkins
7 11 (1.60%) Mercurial
8 10 (1.45%) JMeter
9 8 (1.16%) JUnit
9 8 (1.16%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.87%) Ant
10 6 (0.87%) CocoaPods
10 6 (0.87%) CruiseControl
10 6 (0.87%) Hudson
10 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.73%) NetBeans
11 5 (0.73%) Ranorex
11 5 (0.73%) SoapUI
11 5 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 122 (17.71%) Finance
2 39 (5.66%) Marketing
3 37 (5.37%) Games
4 28 (4.06%) Retail
5 27 (3.92%) Military
6 21 (3.05%) Law
7 19 (2.76%) Manufacturing
8 17 (2.47%) Automotive
9 16 (2.32%) Electronics
10 13 (1.89%) Banking
11 12 (1.74%) Telecoms
12 9 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (1.02%) French Language
13 7 (1.02%) Legal
14 6 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.87%) Local Government
14 6 (0.87%) Publishing
15 4 (0.58%) German Language
16 3 (0.44%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.44%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 177 (25.69%) Developer
2 83 (12.05%) Analyst
3 60 (8.71%) Security Manager
4 52 (7.55%) Graduate
4 52 (7.55%) Information Manager
5 51 (7.40%) Information Security Manager
6 50 (7.26%) Junior
7 42 (6.10%) Architect
8 39 (5.66%) Software Engineer
9 37 (5.37%) .NET Developer
10 35 (5.08%) Software Developer
11 33 (4.79%) Junior Developer
12 29 (4.21%) Graduate Developer
13 27 (3.92%) Administrator
13 27 (3.92%) Consultant
14 26 (3.77%) Business Analyst
14 26 (3.77%) Senior Developer
15 21 (3.05%) C# Developer
15 21 (3.05%) DBA
15 21 (3.05%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (15.24%) .NET
2 85 (12.34%) HTML
3 81 (11.76%) CSS
4 64 (9.29%) RESTful
5 63 (9.14%) ASP.NET
6 55 (7.98%) Web Services
7 45 (6.53%) XML
8 42 (6.10%) JSON
9 40 (5.81%) .NET Framework
10 38 (5.52%) HTML5
11 36 (5.22%) AngularJS
12 31 (4.50%) Node.js
13 28 (4.06%) jQuery
14 27 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (3.92%) Entity Framework
15 24 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (3.05%) CSS3
17 18 (2.61%) Ajax
17 18 (2.61%) WCF
18 16 (2.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 220 (31.93%) Computer Science
2 100 (14.51%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (8.13%) User Experience
4 32 (4.64%) Algorithms
5 23 (3.34%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.34%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (3.05%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.90%) Data Structures
7 20 (2.90%) Internet of Things
8 15 (2.18%) Client/Server
8 15 (2.18%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 14 (2.03%) Data Centre
10 12 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (1.16%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.02%) Animation
12 7 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (0.87%) Life Science
14 5 (0.73%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 114 (16.55%) Windows
2 108 (15.67%) Linux
3 28 (4.06%) Android
4 26 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.90%) Windows Server
6 14 (2.03%) Windows 10
7 12 (1.74%) Unix
7 12 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.45%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.16%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.73%) CentOS
11 5 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.15%) FreeRTOS
13 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (15.97%) Software Engineering
3 100 (14.51%) Continuous Integration
4 94 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 88 (12.77%) Test Automation
6 85 (12.34%) DevOps
7 80 (11.61%) Information Security
7 80 (11.61%) Scrum
8 78 (11.32%) Analytics
9 77 (11.18%) MVC
9 77 (11.18%) TDD
10 73 (10.60%) SDLC
11 72 (10.45%) Risk Management
12 63 (9.14%) ITIL
13 62 (9.00%) Mathematics
14 57 (8.27%) OWASP
15 55 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
16 54 (7.84%) Decision-Making
17 49 (7.11%) Project Management
18 48 (6.97%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (25.69%) SQL
2 130 (18.87%) Java
3 125 (18.14%) C#
4 109 (15.82%) JavaScript
5 88 (12.77%) Python
6 64 (9.29%) C++
7 56 (8.13%) C
8 49 (7.11%) T-SQL
9 33 (4.79%) Ruby
10 26 (3.77%) PHP
11 21 (3.05%) R
12 18 (2.61%) Scala
12 18 (2.61%) TypeScript
13 17 (2.47%) Perl
14 12 (1.74%) VB.NET
15 11 (1.60%) Go
16 9 (1.31%) Apple Swift
16 9 (1.31%) Objective-C
17 8 (1.16%) Bash Shell
17 8 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 150 (21.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 67 (9.72%) CISSP
3 49 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (6.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 44 (6.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (6.10%) Numerate Degree
6 25 (3.63%) Security Cleared
7 20 (2.90%) ISEB
8 17 (2.47%) PhD
9 16 (2.32%) ISTQB
10 14 (2.03%) Master's Degree
11 13 (1.89%) MCSE
12 12 (1.74%) DV Cleared
13 10 (1.45%) PMI Certification
13 10 (1.45%) PMP
14 9 (1.31%) CISA
14 9 (1.31%) CISM
15 8 (1.16%) IIBA
16 7 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (10.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (8.27%) QA
3 13 (1.89%) GDPR
4 10 (1.45%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.02%) GCP
6 6 (0.87%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.87%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.73%) PMO
7 5 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.44%) COSHH
8 3 (0.44%) ISO 15765
8 3 (0.44%) SLA
9 2 (0.29%) COBIT
9 2 (0.29%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.29%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.15%) GAAP
10 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 56 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 33 (4.79%) Docker
3 28 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (2.76%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.44%) Xen
6 3 (0.44%) XenApp
7 2 (0.29%) Firmware
7 2 (0.29%) vCloud
7 2 (0.29%) vSphere
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (1.45%) Puppet
2 8 (1.16%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.02%) SCCM
4 6 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.58%) SCOM
6 3 (0.44%) Ansible
7 2 (0.29%) Marathon
7 2 (0.29%) Mesos
7 2 (0.29%) rkt
7 2 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.15%) FlexNet
8 1 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.15%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 156 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.37%) VMware
3 28 (4.06%) Oracle
4 23 (3.34%) SAP
5 22 (3.19%) Cisco
5 22 (3.19%) Tableau
6 15 (2.18%) Siemens
7 13 (1.89%) Google
8 12 (1.74%) Capita
8 12 (1.74%) Xamarin
9 8 (1.16%) Citrix
10 7 (1.02%) Apple
10 7 (1.02%) CA Agile Central
11 6 (0.87%) HP
12 5 (0.73%) Dell
12 5 (0.73%) EMC
12 5 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.58%) Adobe
13 4 (0.58%) MuleSoft
14 3 (0.44%) Nebu