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

Degree
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 14 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 515 438 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.12% 12.84% 15.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.98% 53.03% 51.68%
Number of salaries quoted 393 352 484
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 920 826 1101
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.45% 24.22% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 703 680 891
Median salary £40,000 £41,375 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.32% +7.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Oldham +9 61 £37,500 +36.36% 11
Bolton -3 12 £23,500 +6.81% 3
Salford -2 8 £33,000 +65.00% 3
Stockport -2 6 £36,750 -30.00% 6
Wigan -13 6 £35,000 +89.18%
Sale - 6 £27,500 - 1
Heywood - 5 £21,000 -
Altrincham -20 3 £24,000 -42.16% 6
Cheadle +7 2 £60,000 +60.00%
Bury - 1 £30,000 - 3
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 343 (36.96%) Computer Science
2 315 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (25.54%) SQL
4 236 (25.43%) HTML
5 231 (24.89%) C#
6 230 (24.78%) JavaScript
7 214 (23.06%) Java
8 207 (22.31%) .NET
9 200 (21.55%) Software Engineering
10 171 (18.43%) CSS
11 167 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
12 166 (17.89%) Microsoft
13 164 (17.67%) jQuery
14 154 (16.59%) C
15 143 (15.41%) PHP
15 143 (15.41%) Scrum
16 137 (14.76%) MS Excel
17 134 (14.44%) SQL Server
18 130 (14.01%) C++
19 118 (12.72%) Linux
20 115 (12.39%) MySQL
20 115 (12.39%) SDLC
21 109 (11.75%) Oracle
21 109 (11.75%) OO
22 106 (11.42%) Information Security
22 106 (11.42%) MVC
23 102 (10.99%) Python
24 100 (10.78%) Finance
25 98 (10.56%) Windows
26 96 (10.34%) AngularJS

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 48 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 47 (5.06%) Apache Spark
3 42 (4.53%) Apache Pig
3 42 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (1.83%) SAS
5 15 (1.62%) Confluence
6 12 (1.29%) MS Exchange
6 12 (1.29%) WordPress
7 10 (1.08%) IIS
8 6 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.54%) CMS
10 4 (0.43%) OpenEdge
11 3 (0.32%) nginx
11 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.22%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.11%) Zimbra
Applications
1 137 (14.76%) MS Excel
2 55 (5.93%) MS Office
3 33 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.94%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.83%) Acrobat
5 17 (1.83%) Camtasia
5 17 (1.83%) Snagit
6 12 (1.29%) Photoshop
7 10 (1.08%) InDesign
8 9 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.43%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.43%) MS Project
10 3 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 2 (0.22%) PTC Creo
11 2 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
11 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.65%) SAP HCM
3 6 (0.65%) SAP MM
3 6 (0.65%) SAP SCM
4 5 (0.54%) PlanetPress Connect
4 5 (0.54%) SAP AFS
4 5 (0.54%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.54%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.54%) SAP PP
5 4 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.43%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.11%) FastStats PeopleStage
8 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 16 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.62%) SaaS
4 9 (0.97%) IaaS
4 9 (0.97%) PaaS
5 8 (0.86%) GitHub
6 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (0.54%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.32%) Yammer
10 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.11%) Google Play
10 1 (0.11%) Office 365
10 1 (0.11%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.45%) Firewall
2 24 (2.59%) TCP/IP
2 24 (2.59%) WAN
3 23 (2.48%) LAN
3 23 (2.48%) VPN
4 22 (2.37%) Internet
5 19 (2.05%) Wireless
6 17 (1.83%) Network Security
6 17 (1.83%) SSL
7 14 (1.51%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (1.40%) Cisco Wireless
9 10 (1.08%) Ethernet
10 9 (0.97%) SAN
11 8 (0.86%) Skype
12 7 (0.75%) Cisco ISE
12 7 (0.75%) HTTP
12 7 (0.75%) RS-232
13 5 (0.54%) DNS
13 5 (0.54%) MPLS
14 4 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 115 (12.39%) MySQL
3 87 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 75 (8.08%) RDBMS
5 58 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 53 (5.71%) Big Data
7 47 (5.06%) Hadoop
8 42 (4.53%) Apache Hive
8 42 (4.53%) MongoDB
9 29 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (0.65%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
16 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
17 5 (0.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 77 (8.30%) Git (software)
2 72 (7.76%) Visual Studio
3 65 (7.00%) JIRA
4 58 (6.25%) Selenium
5 46 (4.96%) Subversion
6 33 (3.56%) Cucumber
7 31 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (2.91%) Mercurial
9 17 (1.83%) Jenkins
10 14 (1.51%) NUnit
11 12 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (1.29%) NuGet
12 9 (0.97%) Gradle
13 8 (0.86%) AccuRev
13 8 (0.86%) HP UFT
14 7 (0.75%) FitNesse
14 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Blend
14 7 (0.75%) MSI
14 7 (0.75%) MSTest
14 7 (0.75%) WiX
General
1 100 (10.78%) Finance
2 52 (5.60%) Marketing
3 51 (5.50%) Military
4 48 (5.17%) Games
5 46 (4.96%) Manufacturing
6 43 (4.63%) Banking
6 43 (4.63%) Retail
7 42 (4.53%) Telecoms
8 37 (3.99%) Legal
9 33 (3.56%) Electronics
10 23 (2.48%) Law
11 18 (1.94%) German Language
12 17 (1.83%) French Language
13 10 (1.08%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.86%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.86%) Publishing
15 7 (0.75%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.43%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 323 (34.81%) Developer
2 115 (12.39%) Analyst
3 89 (9.59%) Software Developer
4 76 (8.19%) Software Engineer
5 64 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 61 (6.57%) .NET Developer
6 61 (6.57%) Consultant
7 60 (6.47%) Architect
8 58 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
9 57 (6.14%) C# Developer
10 55 (5.93%) Web Developer
11 51 (5.50%) Graduate
11 51 (5.50%) Java Software Developer
12 49 (5.28%) Junior
13 43 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
14 42 (4.53%) Senior Developer
15 41 (4.42%) Business Analyst
16 38 (4.09%) Senior Software Engineer
17 36 (3.88%) Embedded Engineer
18 34 (3.66%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (25.43%) HTML
2 207 (22.31%) .NET
3 171 (18.43%) CSS
4 164 (17.67%) jQuery
5 96 (10.34%) AngularJS
6 93 (10.02%) ASP.NET
7 84 (9.05%) HTML5
8 77 (8.30%) Web Services
9 73 (7.87%) Spring
10 67 (7.22%) Java EE
11 63 (6.79%) CSS3
12 57 (6.14%) Node.js
13 54 (5.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 51 (5.50%) .NET Framework
14 51 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 45 (4.85%) Hibernate
15 45 (4.85%) XML
16 43 (4.63%) Middleware
17 42 (4.53%) Apache Camel
18 33 (3.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 343 (36.96%) Computer Science
2 167 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (9.38%) Algorithms
4 63 (6.79%) Data Structures
5 61 (6.57%) iPad
6 60 (6.47%) User Experience
7 30 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 30 (3.23%) PKI
8 21 (2.26%) Management Information System
9 16 (1.72%) Data Centre
10 15 (1.62%) Animation
11 13 (1.40%) Security Operations Centre
12 11 (1.19%) Device Driver
13 9 (0.97%) Smartphone
14 7 (0.75%) Credit Risk
14 7 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
14 7 (0.75%) Driving Licence
14 7 (0.75%) Industrial Internet of Things
14 7 (0.75%) Internet of Things
14 7 (0.75%) mHealth
Operating Systems
1 118 (12.72%) Linux
2 98 (10.56%) Windows
3 30 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
4 25 (2.69%) Apple iOS
5 22 (2.37%) Android
5 22 (2.37%) Windows 7
6 20 (2.16%) Windows 10
7 18 (1.94%) Windows XP
8 11 (1.19%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.75%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.75%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 6 (0.65%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.65%) Unix
12 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.22%) CentOS
14 1 (0.11%) Debian
14 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (21.55%) Software Engineering
3 143 (15.41%) Scrum
4 115 (12.39%) SDLC
5 109 (11.75%) OO
6 106 (11.42%) Information Security
6 106 (11.42%) MVC
7 92 (9.91%) Web Development
8 89 (9.59%) Validation
9 85 (9.16%) Analytics
10 84 (9.05%) Mathematics
11 81 (8.73%) DevOps
12 79 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
12 79 (8.51%) Time Management
13 74 (7.97%) Continuous Improvement
14 64 (6.90%) Project Management
14 64 (6.90%) Visualisation
15 62 (6.68%) Automated Testing
16 58 (6.25%) Risk Management
17 56 (6.03%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 237 (25.54%) SQL
2 231 (24.89%) C#
3 230 (24.78%) JavaScript
4 214 (23.06%) Java
5 154 (16.59%) C
6 143 (15.41%) PHP
7 130 (14.01%) C++
8 102 (10.99%) Python
9 53 (5.71%) Ruby
10 51 (5.50%) Embedded C
11 48 (5.17%) Perl
12 41 (4.42%) T-SQL
13 30 (3.23%) VB
14 25 (2.69%) Embedded C++
14 25 (2.69%) R
15 19 (2.05%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.19%) VB6
17 9 (0.97%) PowerShell
18 8 (0.86%) MATLAB
18 8 (0.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 77 (8.30%) Security Cleared
2 63 (6.79%) DV Cleared
3 45 (4.85%) ISEB
4 34 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (3.13%) CISSP
6 26 (2.80%) CCNP
7 25 (2.69%) HND
7 25 (2.69%) ISTQB
8 23 (2.48%) CISM
8 23 (2.48%) HNC
9 20 (2.16%) CCNA
10 19 (2.05%) PhD
11 17 (1.83%) MOS
12 14 (1.51%) MCSA
13 9 (0.97%) IISP
13 9 (0.97%) Postgraduate
13 9 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.97%) SC Cleared
14 8 (0.86%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.25%) QA
2 27 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.94%) SLA
4 11 (1.19%) COBIT
5 10 (1.08%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (0.97%) PMO
7 4 (0.43%) IAS 39
7 4 (0.43%) IFRS
7 4 (0.43%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.11%) Basel III
9 1 (0.11%) ISO13485
System Software
1 60 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (5.82%) Hyper-V
3 36 (3.88%) Firmware
4 21 (2.26%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.54%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.32%) Docker
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.11%) MDaemon
8 1 (0.11%) NDS
8 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (1.51%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
3 13 (1.40%) Puppet
4 11 (1.19%) Ansible
5 5 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.54%) Salt
6 4 (0.43%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.43%) Mesos
7 3 (0.32%) WSUS
8 2 (0.22%) Nagios
8 2 (0.22%) SCCM
9 1 (0.11%) Icinga
9 1 (0.11%) Kibana
9 1 (0.11%) logstash
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 166 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 109 (11.75%) Oracle
3 67 (7.22%) VMware
4 41 (4.42%) SAP
5 36 (3.88%) Cisco
6 31 (3.34%) Adobe
7 20 (2.16%) Google
8 17 (1.83%) iManage
9 16 (1.72%) Demandware
10 12 (1.29%) IBM
10 12 (1.29%) Tableau
11 10 (1.08%) Splunk
12 9 (0.97%) ArcSight
13 8 (0.86%) Fortinet
13 8 (0.86%) Palo Alto
14 7 (0.75%) CheckPoint
14 7 (0.75%) Citrix
14 7 (0.75%) Cognizant
14 7 (0.75%) Intel Security
15 6 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 per annum + Flexible Benefits, Pension, Health
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £34,619
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 36 minutes ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £30,776 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Salary: £50,000 - £58,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: competitive entry-level salary + excellent company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £16000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago