Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Academic Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 18 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 926 802 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.65% 10.69% 12.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.44% 48.84% 51.55%
Number of salaries quoted 739 648 705
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.30% -4.13%

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 1701 1642 1841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.40% 21.89% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1380 1434
Manchester median annual salary £42,875 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.19% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £24,325
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%

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 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +38 77 £40,000 - 11
Salford +12 21 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Altrincham -9 19 £38,000 +0.66% 1
Cheadle -1 17 £30,000 -12.41%
Bolton -5 17 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Oldham +5 7 £21,500 -38.57% 3
Heywood - 7 £19,500 -
Sale +7 3 £31,500 +5.00%
Wigan -15 3 £30,000 +10.09%
Bury 0 2 £20,250 -36.72%
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 310 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (30.13%) Computer Science
3 217 (23.43%) Analytical Skills
4 214 (23.11%) JavaScript
5 206 (22.25%) SQL
6 191 (20.63%) Java
7 181 (19.55%) HTML
7 181 (19.55%) .NET
8 174 (18.79%) C#
9 172 (18.57%) SQL Server
10 149 (16.09%) Microsoft
11 146 (15.77%) Software Engineering
12 139 (15.01%) Finance
13 134 (14.47%) CSS
14 130 (14.04%) SAP
15 125 (13.50%) Computer Science Degree
16 123 (13.28%) Windows
17 113 (12.20%) MVC
18 106 (11.45%) Retail
19 103 (11.12%) Linux
20 101 (10.91%) C++
21 98 (10.58%) DevOps
22 97 (10.48%) Project Management
23 94 (10.15%) Web Services
23 94 (10.15%) Test Automation
24 92 (9.94%) Scrum
25 89 (9.61%) Python
26 88 (9.50%) jQuery
27 87 (9.40%) Oracle
28 86 (9.29%) XML

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 35 (3.78%) Apache Spark
2 15 (1.62%) MS Exchange
2 15 (1.62%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.40%) Confluence
5 12 (1.30%) JBoss
6 11 (1.19%) Apache Pig
6 11 (1.19%) SAS
7 9 (0.97%) WordPress
8 8 (0.86%) nginx
9 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.54%) IIS
9 5 (0.54%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (0.43%) Drupal
10 4 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.43%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.32%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 31 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.97%) SOLIDWORKS
5 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.54%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.32%) InVision
7 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (2.70%) SAP MM
2 20 (2.16%) SAP SD
3 19 (2.05%) SAP BPC
4 16 (1.73%) SAP S/4HANA
5 14 (1.51%) SAP SCM
6 8 (0.86%) SAP VC
7 7 (0.76%) Magento
8 6 (0.65%) SAP HCM
8 6 (0.65%) SAP Retail
9 4 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.32%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.32%) Shopify
11 2 (0.22%) Infor CRM
11 2 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
12 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
12 1 (0.11%) HFM
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
12 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.54%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 21 (2.27%) Office 365
4 18 (1.94%) SaaS
5 13 (1.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 10 (1.08%) iPaaS
7 8 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.86%) GitHub
8 7 (0.76%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.43%) npm
10 2 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.22%) IaaS
10 2 (0.22%) PaaS
11 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.11%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.11%) Force.com
11 1 (0.11%) Heroku
11 1 (0.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.81%) SAN
2 24 (2.59%) Firewall
3 23 (2.48%) LAN
3 23 (2.48%) WAN
4 19 (2.05%) Internet
5 17 (1.84%) HTTP
5 17 (1.84%) Network Security
6 15 (1.62%) Bluetooth
7 12 (1.30%) Wireless
8 10 (1.08%) SSL
9 9 (0.97%) Broadband
9 9 (0.97%) DNS
9 9 (0.97%) RS-232
10 8 (0.86%) VPN
11 7 (0.76%) TCP/IP
11 7 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.76%) Wireless Security
12 6 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.65%) IPv4
12 6 (0.65%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 62 (6.70%) Big Data
3 51 (5.51%) NoSQL
4 43 (4.64%) MySQL
5 42 (4.54%) Relational Database
6 31 (3.35%) Hadoop
7 27 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (2.81%) MongoDB
9 20 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (1.94%) RDBMS
11 17 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (1.51%) Redis
13 12 (1.30%) Apache Hive
13 12 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (1.19%) SAP HANA
14 11 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (1.08%) SAP Data Services
15 10 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 69 (7.45%) Git (software)
2 52 (5.62%) Selenium
2 52 (5.62%) Visual Studio
3 51 (5.51%) Subversion
4 50 (5.40%) JIRA
5 36 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (3.46%) Jenkins
7 21 (2.27%) Cucumber
7 21 (2.27%) Mercurial
8 15 (1.62%) Maven
9 13 (1.40%) Eclipse
10 12 (1.30%) JUnit
11 11 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (0.97%) Grunt
12 9 (0.97%) Vagrant
12 9 (0.97%) WebDriver
13 8 (0.86%) Gradle
13 8 (0.86%) gulp
14 7 (0.76%) AccuRev
15 6 (0.65%) Bitbucket
General
1 139 (15.01%) Finance
2 106 (11.45%) Retail
3 69 (7.45%) Automotive
4 65 (7.02%) Marketing
5 45 (4.86%) Telecoms
6 43 (4.64%) Manufacturing
7 37 (4.00%) Electronics
8 24 (2.59%) Games
9 20 (2.16%) German Language
10 19 (2.05%) Military
11 18 (1.94%) Billing
12 14 (1.51%) Banking
12 14 (1.51%) Legal
13 13 (1.40%) Law
14 10 (1.08%) French Language
14 10 (1.08%) Japanese Language
15 8 (0.86%) Advertising
16 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
18 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 271 (29.27%) Developer
2 120 (12.96%) Consultant
3 117 (12.63%) Analyst
4 84 (9.07%) Software Engineer
5 82 (8.86%) .NET Developer
6 63 (6.80%) Graduate
6 63 (6.80%) SAP Consultant
7 59 (6.37%) Software Developer
8 58 (6.26%) Senior Developer
9 53 (5.72%) Business Analyst
10 52 (5.62%) Architect
11 50 (5.40%) C# Developer
12 49 (5.29%) Java Developer
13 40 (4.32%) C# .NET Developer
14 38 (4.10%) Java Engineer
14 38 (4.10%) Java Software Engineer
15 37 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
16 33 (3.56%) JavaScript Developer
17 32 (3.46%) SQL Developer
18 30 (3.24%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (19.55%) .NET
1 181 (19.55%) HTML
2 134 (14.47%) CSS
3 94 (10.15%) Web Services
4 88 (9.50%) jQuery
5 86 (9.29%) XML
6 80 (8.64%) HTML5
7 77 (8.32%) ASP.NET
8 71 (7.67%) AngularJS
9 68 (7.34%) Spring
10 53 (5.72%) .NET Framework
10 53 (5.72%) Ajax
11 52 (5.62%) CSS3
12 47 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 44 (4.75%) WCF
14 41 (4.43%) JSON
15 39 (4.21%) Java EE
16 36 (3.89%) RESTful
17 35 (3.78%) Hibernate
17 35 (3.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 279 (30.13%) Computer Science
2 217 (23.43%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (5.94%) Management Information System
4 43 (4.64%) User Experience
5 36 (3.89%) Data Structures
6 35 (3.78%) Mobile App
7 34 (3.67%) Algorithms
7 34 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (3.46%) Driving Licence
9 23 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
10 17 (1.84%) Public Cloud
11 14 (1.51%) iPad
12 13 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
12 13 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (1.19%) Social Media
14 10 (1.08%) Data Centre
14 10 (1.08%) PKI
15 7 (0.76%) EPoS
16 6 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
16 6 (0.65%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 123 (13.28%) Windows
2 103 (11.12%) Linux
3 36 (3.89%) Unix
4 35 (3.78%) Android
5 31 (3.35%) Apple iOS
6 23 (2.48%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.08%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.08%) Windows XP
9 9 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (15.77%) Software Engineering
3 113 (12.20%) MVC
4 98 (10.58%) DevOps
5 97 (10.48%) Project Management
6 94 (10.15%) Test Automation
7 92 (9.94%) Scrum
8 85 (9.18%) Web Development
9 84 (9.07%) Time Management
10 81 (8.75%) OO
11 78 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
12 77 (8.32%) Analytics
13 76 (8.21%) Mathematics
14 74 (7.99%) Mentoring
14 74 (7.99%) SDLC
15 65 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
15 65 (7.02%) Open Source
16 64 (6.91%) ITIL
17 59 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
18 57 (6.16%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 214 (23.11%) JavaScript
2 206 (22.25%) SQL
3 191 (20.63%) Java
4 174 (18.79%) C#
5 101 (10.91%) C++
6 89 (9.61%) Python
7 79 (8.53%) C
8 61 (6.59%) PHP
9 38 (4.10%) T-SQL
10 34 (3.67%) Ruby
11 31 (3.35%) Go
11 31 (3.35%) VB.NET
12 21 (2.27%) Embedded C
12 21 (2.27%) Perl
13 17 (1.84%) VB
14 16 (1.73%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.40%) R
16 12 (1.30%) Apple Swift
16 12 (1.30%) TypeScript
17 9 (0.97%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 125 (13.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 63 (6.80%) Master's Degree
3 57 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (4.64%) Security Cleared
5 38 (4.10%) Numerate Degree
6 30 (3.24%) DV Cleared
6 30 (3.24%) MCSE
7 27 (2.92%) ISTQB
8 24 (2.59%) ISEB
9 17 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 15 (1.62%) CISM
11 14 (1.51%) CISSP
11 14 (1.51%) PhD
12 13 (1.40%) MCPD
13 12 (1.30%) CISA
13 12 (1.30%) HND
14 11 (1.19%) MCSD
15 9 (0.97%) CRISC
16 8 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.13%) QA
2 15 (1.62%) Data Quality
2 15 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.30%) PMO
4 9 (0.97%) COBIT
4 9 (0.97%) IFRS
5 7 (0.76%) ISO 13485
5 7 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.65%) ISO 14001
6 6 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.54%) GDPR
7 5 (0.54%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 3 (0.32%) SLA
9 2 (0.22%) GMP
9 2 (0.22%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.11%) Basel II
10 1 (0.11%) GAAP
System Software
1 49 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 34 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.51%) Docker
5 8 (0.86%) Firmware
6 4 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.32%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.32%) HDFS
7 3 (0.32%) vSphere
7 3 (0.32%) XenApp
8 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.22%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (2.92%) Puppet
2 21 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.84%) Ansible
4 16 (1.73%) Mesos
5 9 (0.97%) SCCM
6 6 (0.65%) WSUS
7 4 (0.43%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.32%) Marathon
8 3 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.32%) rkt
9 2 (0.22%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.22%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.11%) HockeyApp
10 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 149 (16.09%) Microsoft
2 130 (14.04%) SAP
3 87 (9.40%) Oracle
4 48 (5.18%) Google
5 38 (4.10%) VMware
6 19 (2.05%) Cisco
7 18 (1.94%) Dell
7 18 (1.94%) EqualLogic
8 11 (1.19%) Twitter
9 10 (1.08%) Xamarin
10 9 (0.97%) Apple
11 8 (0.86%) HP
11 8 (0.86%) IBM
11 8 (0.86%) Splunk
12 7 (0.76%) Ariba
12 7 (0.76%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.76%) Cognos
12 7 (0.76%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.76%) Tableau
13 6 (0.65%) Hyperion