The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 106 116
Rank change year-on-year -36 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 63 76 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.52% 2.18% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 2.22% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 55 51 62
Median salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £26,500 £27,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year - +2.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4048 3423 3240
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.92% 98.11% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3462 2949 2704
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Graduate in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Manchester

Graduate
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in Manchester.

Salary trend for Graduate in Manchester

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Manchester

Graduate
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Salford - 3 £19,250 - 1
Heywood - 2 - - 1
Oldham - 2 £25,750 - 1
Altrincham -9 1 £24,000 +11.62%
Bury - 1 £19,000 - 1
Stockport - 1 £30,000 -
Graduate
North West

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 65 (56.52%) .NET
2 62 (53.91%) Degree
3 49 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (41.74%) C#
5 40 (34.78%) Games
6 39 (33.91%) SQL Server
6 39 (33.91%) Computer Science
7 37 (32.17%) Microsoft
8 36 (31.30%) BDD
9 35 (30.43%) AngularJS
10 34 (29.57%) Amazon AWS
10 34 (29.57%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (29.57%) SQL
10 34 (29.57%) ASP.NET
10 34 (29.57%) MVC
11 31 (26.96%) Microsoft Azure
12 30 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 30 (26.09%) Entity Framework
12 30 (26.09%) .NET Framework
12 30 (26.09%) Web Development
13 29 (25.22%) HTML
13 29 (25.22%) WPF
13 29 (25.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (25.22%) ASP.NET Web API
14 28 (24.35%) Google
14 28 (24.35%) Kanban
14 28 (24.35%) RESTful
15 27 (23.48%) F#
15 27 (23.48%) TeamCity
15 27 (23.48%) WCF

Graduate Skill Set
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 27 (23.48%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (7.83%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.48%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.61%) CMS
5 1 (0.87%) IIS
5 1 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.87%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (29.57%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (26.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) GitHub
3 1 (0.87%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) DNS
1 3 (2.61%) ISDN
1 3 (2.61%) LAN
1 3 (2.61%) VoIP
1 3 (2.61%) WAN
2 2 (1.74%) Broadband
3 1 (0.87%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (33.91%) SQL Server
2 27 (23.48%) MongoDB
2 27 (23.48%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (9.57%) MySQL
4 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.87%) Big Data
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (23.48%) TeamCity
2 15 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 11 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.87%) git-flow
5 1 (0.87%) JIRA
General
1 40 (34.78%) Games
2 26 (22.61%) Banking
3 25 (21.74%) Retail
4 6 (5.22%) Electronics
5 5 (4.35%) Finance
5 5 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.61%) Legal
6 3 (2.61%) Marketing
7 2 (1.74%) Law
7 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.87%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (56.52%) .NET
2 35 (30.43%) AngularJS
3 34 (29.57%) ASP.NET
4 30 (26.09%) .NET Framework
4 30 (26.09%) Entity Framework
4 30 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 29 (25.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (25.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 29 (25.22%) HTML
5 29 (25.22%) WPF
6 28 (24.35%) RESTful
7 27 (23.48%) KnockoutJS
7 27 (23.48%) MSMQ
7 27 (23.48%) WCF
8 13 (11.30%) CSS
9 12 (10.43%) HTML5
10 7 (6.09%) jQuery
11 6 (5.22%) XML
12 4 (3.48%) Web Services
13 3 (2.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (33.91%) Computer Science
2 34 (29.57%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (17.39%) Mobile App
4 9 (7.83%) User Experience
5 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.74%) EPoS
5 2 (1.74%) iPad
6 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.87%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.87%) Robotics
6 1 (0.87%) Social Media
6 1 (0.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.35%) Linux
1 5 (4.35%) Windows
2 4 (3.48%) Android
2 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.30%) BDD
3 34 (29.57%) MVC
4 30 (26.09%) Web Development
5 28 (24.35%) Kanban
6 27 (23.48%) Dependency Injection
6 27 (23.48%) Multithreading
6 27 (23.48%) TDD
6 27 (23.48%) Web Application Development
7 25 (21.74%) Process Management
8 19 (16.52%) SDLC
9 14 (12.17%) Software Engineering
10 13 (11.30%) Test Scripting
11 9 (7.83%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.96%) Data Analysis
12 8 (6.96%) UX Design
13 6 (5.22%) Feasibility Study
13 6 (5.22%) Logistics
13 6 (5.22%) Validation
14 5 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 48 (41.74%) C#
2 34 (29.57%) SQL
3 27 (23.48%) F#
3 27 (23.48%) Ruby
4 25 (21.74%) C++
4 25 (21.74%) Java
5 18 (15.65%) JavaScript
5 18 (15.65%) PHP
6 13 (11.30%) VB
7 7 (6.09%) C
7 7 (6.09%) RPG
7 7 (6.09%) RPG IV
8 6 (5.22%) Embedded C
8 6 (5.22%) Embedded C++
8 6 (5.22%) Python
8 6 (5.22%) VB6
9 4 (3.48%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.74%) VBA
11 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 62 (53.91%) Degree
2 13 (11.30%) ISTQB
3 9 (7.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.48%) HND
6 3 (2.61%) MCSE
6 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.74%) MBA
8 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) Firmware
2 4 (3.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (23.48%) Kibana
Vendors
1 37 (32.17%) Microsoft
2 28 (24.35%) Google
3 24 (20.87%) Oracle
4 7 (6.09%) IBM
5 3 (2.61%) Kofax
5 3 (2.61%) VMware
6 2 (1.74%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.87%) Cisco
7 1 (0.87%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.87%) Northgate
7 1 (0.87%) Remedy
7 1 (0.87%) SAP
7 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow
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