Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 16 15
Rank change year-on-year -14 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 618 998 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 8.44% 12.07% 12.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.21% 52.09% 52.69%
Number of salaries quoted 471 805 743
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £22,550
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,250 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 1,398 1,916 1,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.09% 23.18% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,077 1,548 1,449
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +8.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,825 £63,350
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.86%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 0 44 £40,000 +14.29% 17
Altrincham +19 21 £55,500 +131.25% 3
Salford -2 19 £36,000 -4.00% 7
Oldham -2 15 £25,000 -33.33% 5
Bury +3 11 £22,000 -38.03% 2
Cheadle -3 9 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Ashton-under-Lyne - 9 £35,000 - 3
Sale 0 8 £29,500 +7.27%
Bolton -12 8 £30,000 -14.29% 4
Rochdale - 4 £48,750 - 1
Wigan +12 3 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 277 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (32.69%) Computer Science
3 149 (24.11%) Java
4 145 (23.46%) SQL
5 131 (21.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 125 (20.23%) Software Engineering
6 125 (20.23%) Continuous Integration
7 120 (19.42%) Problem-Solving
8 118 (19.09%) C#
9 113 (18.28%) JavaScript
9 113 (18.28%) Microsoft
10 109 (17.64%) Finance
11 106 (17.15%) Test Automation
12 103 (16.67%) Scrum
13 102 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
14 101 (16.34%) DevOps
15 100 (16.18%) .NET
16 86 (13.92%) Python
17 85 (13.75%) HTML
17 85 (13.75%) SDLC
18 81 (13.11%) SQL Server
19 80 (12.94%) MVC
20 74 (11.97%) CSS
20 74 (11.97%) Linux
21 71 (11.49%) Web Services
22 70 (11.33%) Windows
23 67 (10.84%) TDD
24 66 (10.68%) NoSQL
25 65 (10.52%) Amazon AWS
26 62 (10.03%) Analytics

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 13 (2.10%) Apache
2 12 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (1.94%) nginx
3 10 (1.62%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (1.62%) Confluence
3 10 (1.62%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.13%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.13%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.97%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.81%) JBoss
8 4 (0.65%) Alfresco
8 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.49%) IIS
9 3 (0.49%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.49%) SAS
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (6.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.49%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.16%) InDesign
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.16%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.16%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 5 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.65%) HFM
2 4 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.49%) Maximo
3 3 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.32%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.32%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.32%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.16%) Primavera
5 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 65 (10.52%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.91%) Office 365
3 18 (2.91%) PaaS
4 14 (2.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 13 (2.10%) SaaS
6 10 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.62%) IaaS
7 7 (1.13%) npm
8 5 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.81%) Serverless
9 4 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.49%) GitHub
11 2 (0.32%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.32%) G Suite
11 2 (0.32%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.63%) HTTP
2 36 (5.83%) Internet
3 23 (3.72%) SSL
4 21 (3.40%) Firewall
5 16 (2.59%) TCP/IP
6 15 (2.43%) DNS
6 15 (2.43%) Network Security
7 11 (1.78%) Bluetooth
7 11 (1.78%) LAN
7 11 (1.78%) WAN
8 9 (1.46%) Intranet
8 9 (1.46%) SAN
9 8 (1.29%) VPN
9 8 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.13%) Broadband
10 7 (1.13%) Skype
10 7 (1.13%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.97%) SMS
11 6 (0.97%) VLAN
11 6 (0.97%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 66 (10.68%) NoSQL
3 36 (5.83%) MySQL
4 34 (5.50%) Relational Database
5 31 (5.02%) Big Data
6 22 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (2.91%) RDBMS
8 16 (2.59%) Hadoop
9 14 (2.27%) MongoDB
10 13 (2.10%) Redis
11 12 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (1.94%) Power BI
11 12 (1.94%) QlikView
11 12 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
12 11 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (1.46%) Looker
13 9 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (9.39%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.02%) Subversion
3 25 (4.05%) Selenium
4 23 (3.72%) JIRA
5 21 (3.40%) Mercurial
6 20 (3.24%) Cucumber
7 18 (2.91%) Jenkins
8 16 (2.59%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.46%) JUnit
10 7 (1.13%) Mocha
10 7 (1.13%) SonarQube
10 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.13%) TestNG
10 7 (1.13%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.97%) NetBeans
12 4 (0.65%) CocoaPods
12 4 (0.65%) Hudson
12 4 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.65%) Ranorex
General
1 109 (17.64%) Finance
2 40 (6.47%) Retail
3 31 (5.02%) Military
4 30 (4.85%) Marketing
5 26 (4.21%) Automotive
6 25 (4.05%) Telecoms
7 19 (3.07%) Games
7 19 (3.07%) Law
7 19 (3.07%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.94%) Banking
9 11 (1.78%) Legal
10 10 (1.62%) French Language
11 9 (1.46%) Electronics
11 9 (1.46%) German Language
12 8 (1.29%) Publishing
13 7 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.81%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.81%) Japanese Language
15 4 (0.65%) Advertising
15 4 (0.65%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 178 (28.80%) Developer
2 92 (14.89%) Analyst
3 47 (7.61%) Junior
4 45 (7.28%) Architect
5 37 (5.99%) Business Analyst
6 36 (5.83%) Software Developer
6 36 (5.83%) Software Engineer
7 34 (5.50%) Graduate
7 34 (5.50%) Java Developer
8 33 (5.34%) .NET Developer
9 32 (5.18%) Consultant
9 32 (5.18%) Senior Developer
10 25 (4.05%) Junior Developer
11 22 (3.56%) C# Developer
11 22 (3.56%) Security Manager
11 22 (3.56%) Tester
12 19 (3.07%) Test Engineer
13 18 (2.91%) Graduate Developer
14 17 (2.75%) DevOps Engineer
14 17 (2.75%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (16.18%) .NET
2 85 (13.75%) HTML
3 74 (11.97%) CSS
4 71 (11.49%) Web Services
5 59 (9.55%) RESTful
6 47 (7.61%) ASP.NET
6 47 (7.61%) JSON
6 47 (7.61%) XML
7 42 (6.80%) HTML5
8 33 (5.34%) Node.js
9 31 (5.02%) AngularJS
10 30 (4.85%) .NET Framework
10 30 (4.85%) CSS3
11 29 (4.69%) jQuery
12 27 (4.37%) REST
13 24 (3.88%) Spring
14 23 (3.72%) Ajax
15 22 (3.56%) SOAP
16 19 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 202 (32.69%) Computer Science
2 102 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (6.96%) User Experience
4 35 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (5.02%) Algorithms
6 22 (3.56%) Data Structures
7 21 (3.40%) Management Information System
8 18 (2.91%) Mobile App
9 15 (2.43%) Data Centre
9 15 (2.43%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 15 (2.43%) Internet of Things
10 11 (1.78%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 9 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.29%) Driving Licence
13 8 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.29%) Life Science
14 7 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
15 5 (0.81%) Clustering
15 5 (0.81%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 74 (11.97%) Linux
2 70 (11.33%) Windows
3 27 (4.37%) Android
4 26 (4.21%) Apple iOS
5 25 (4.05%) Windows Server
6 17 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (2.59%) Windows 10
8 12 (1.94%) Unix
8 12 (1.94%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.16%) CentOS
11 1 (0.16%) Debian
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (20.23%) Continuous Integration
2 125 (20.23%) Software Engineering
3 120 (19.42%) Problem-Solving
4 106 (17.15%) Test Automation
5 103 (16.67%) Scrum
6 101 (16.34%) DevOps
7 85 (13.75%) SDLC
8 80 (12.94%) MVC
9 67 (10.84%) TDD
10 62 (10.03%) Analytics
11 57 (9.22%) OO
12 56 (9.06%) Mathematics
13 46 (7.44%) Business Analysis
14 45 (7.28%) Information Security
15 44 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
15 44 (7.12%) Coaching
15 44 (7.12%) Decision-Making
15 44 (7.12%) ITIL
15 44 (7.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 149 (24.11%) Java
2 145 (23.46%) SQL
3 118 (19.09%) C#
4 113 (18.28%) JavaScript
5 86 (13.92%) Python
6 52 (8.41%) C
6 52 (8.41%) C++
7 30 (4.85%) PHP
8 24 (3.88%) Ruby
9 22 (3.56%) T-SQL
10 20 (3.24%) Perl
11 19 (3.07%) R
12 14 (2.27%) Go
13 13 (2.10%) Scala
14 11 (1.78%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.62%) Objective-C
15 10 (1.62%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.62%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.46%) ES6
16 9 (1.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 131 (21.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 41 (6.63%) Numerate Degree
3 37 (5.99%) Security Cleared
4 28 (4.53%) ISEB
5 26 (4.21%) CISSP
6 24 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (2.91%) DV Cleared
8 17 (2.75%) MCSE
9 16 (2.59%) Master's Degree
10 13 (2.10%) HND
11 12 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (1.94%) PhD
12 11 (1.78%) ISTQB
13 9 (1.46%) MCSA
14 8 (1.29%) AWS Certification
14 8 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
14 8 (1.29%) IIBA
14 8 (1.29%) SC Cleared
14 8 (1.29%) Sun Certification
15 7 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (9.39%) QA
2 33 (5.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.94%) PMO
4 8 (1.29%) GDPR
5 7 (1.13%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.97%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.81%) ISO 13485
7 5 (0.81%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 4 (0.65%) GAAP
9 3 (0.49%) COBIT
9 3 (0.49%) COSHH
9 3 (0.49%) ISO 15765
9 3 (0.49%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.49%) SLA
10 2 (0.32%) GCP
11 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 36 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (5.50%) Docker
3 27 (4.37%) Hyper-V
4 25 (4.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.49%) Xen
7 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.32%) vSphere
7 2 (0.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.16%) NFS
8 1 (0.16%) vCloud
8 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (1.62%) SCOM
2 7 (1.13%) SCCM
3 6 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.97%) Puppet
4 5 (0.81%) Ansible
5 4 (0.65%) Salt
6 3 (0.49%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.32%) Marathon
7 2 (0.32%) Mesos
7 2 (0.32%) rkt
7 2 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.16%) FlexNet
8 1 (0.16%) Nessus
8 1 (0.16%) OpenVAS
8 1 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 113 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 57 (9.22%) Oracle
3 44 (7.12%) VMware
4 21 (3.40%) Google
5 20 (3.24%) Tableau
6 19 (3.07%) Cisco
7 15 (2.43%) SAP
7 15 (2.43%) Siemens
8 9 (1.46%) Apple
8 9 (1.46%) Xamarin
9 8 (1.29%) Citrix
9 8 (1.29%) Sun
10 7 (1.13%) SolarWinds
11 6 (0.97%) HP
11 6 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.97%) Twitter
12 5 (0.81%) Acme Packet
12 5 (0.81%) Adobe
12 5 (0.81%) Dell
12 5 (0.81%) Sonus