The median annual salary for a Graduate was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 126 131
Rank change year-on-year -19 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 55 51 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.40% 1.49% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.53% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 49 40 42
Median salary £24,000 £24,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.04% +13.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,450 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,100 £26,900
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

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 3822 3339 3650
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.10% 97.52% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3206 2778 2990
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 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 30 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 - 6 £27,000 - 1
Heywood - 5 £21,000 -
Altrincham - 3 £24,000 -
Bolton - 1 £21,500 -
Cheadle - 1 £22,000 -
Graduate
North West

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 61 (60.40%) .NET
2 52 (51.49%) Degree
3 50 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (40.59%) C#
4 41 (40.59%) Games
5 37 (36.63%) SQL Server
6 35 (34.65%) MVC
6 35 (34.65%) BDD
6 35 (34.65%) AngularJS
7 34 (33.66%) Computer Science
7 34 (33.66%) ASP.NET
8 32 (31.68%) Amazon AWS
9 30 (29.70%) SQL
10 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
10 29 (28.71%) Web Development
11 28 (27.72%) .NET Framework
12 27 (26.73%) WPF
12 27 (26.73%) Kanban
12 27 (26.73%) Ruby
12 27 (26.73%) Google
12 27 (26.73%) TDD
12 27 (26.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (26.73%) RESTful
12 27 (26.73%) Entity Framework
12 27 (26.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 27 (26.73%) ASP.NET Web API
12 27 (26.73%) HTML
13 26 (25.74%) MSMQ
13 26 (25.74%) Elasticsearch
13 26 (25.74%) Kibana

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 26 (25.74%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (8.91%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.97%) WordPress
4 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (31.68%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (25.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.99%) GitHub
3 1 (0.99%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) DNS
1 3 (2.97%) ISDN
1 3 (2.97%) LAN
1 3 (2.97%) VoIP
1 3 (2.97%) WAN
2 1 (0.99%) Broadband
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (36.63%) SQL Server
2 26 (25.74%) MongoDB
2 26 (25.74%) SQL Server 2014
3 18 (17.82%) MySQL
4 2 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.98%) Power BI
5 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (25.74%) TeamCity
2 19 (18.81%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.98%) Maven
6 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.99%) JIRA
6 1 (0.99%) JUnit
General
1 41 (40.59%) Games
2 19 (18.81%) Retail
3 17 (16.83%) Banking
4 9 (8.91%) Electronics
5 7 (6.93%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.95%) Finance
6 5 (4.95%) Law
6 5 (4.95%) Legal
7 4 (3.96%) Marketing
8 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (60.40%) .NET
2 35 (34.65%) AngularJS
3 34 (33.66%) ASP.NET
4 28 (27.72%) .NET Framework
5 27 (26.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (26.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (26.73%) Entity Framework
5 27 (26.73%) HTML
5 27 (26.73%) RESTful
5 27 (26.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 27 (26.73%) WPF
6 26 (25.74%) KnockoutJS
6 26 (25.74%) MSMQ
6 26 (25.74%) WCF
7 16 (15.84%) CSS
8 10 (9.90%) HTML5
8 10 (9.90%) jQuery
9 7 (6.93%) XML
10 6 (5.94%) Web Services
11 2 (1.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (33.66%) Computer Science
2 25 (24.75%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.89%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.95%) iPad
5 3 (2.97%) Blog
6 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.99%) Social Media
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Linux
2 4 (3.96%) Windows
3 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (34.65%) BDD
2 35 (34.65%) MVC
3 29 (28.71%) Web Development
4 27 (26.73%) Kanban
4 27 (26.73%) TDD
5 26 (25.74%) Dependency Injection
5 26 (25.74%) Multithreading
5 26 (25.74%) Web Application Development
6 16 (15.84%) Process Management
7 14 (13.86%) SDLC
7 14 (13.86%) Software Engineering
8 11 (10.89%) Waterfall
9 7 (6.93%) Feasibility Study
9 7 (6.93%) Validation
10 5 (4.95%) Case Management
10 5 (4.95%) Logistics
10 5 (4.95%) Test Automation
10 5 (4.95%) Test Scripting
11 4 (3.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 41 (40.59%) C#
2 30 (29.70%) SQL
3 27 (26.73%) Ruby
4 26 (25.74%) F#
5 24 (23.76%) Java
6 21 (20.79%) C++
7 19 (18.81%) PHP
8 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
9 12 (11.88%) VB
10 9 (8.91%) C
11 7 (6.93%) Embedded C
11 7 (6.93%) Embedded C++
11 7 (6.93%) VB.NET
11 7 (6.93%) VB6
12 5 (4.95%) RPG
12 5 (4.95%) RPG IV
13 2 (1.98%) Python
13 2 (1.98%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.99%) Go
Qualifications
1 52 (51.49%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.97%) MCSE
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.98%) HNC
4 2 (1.98%) HND
5 1 (0.99%) MBA
5 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.92%) Firmware
2 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (25.74%) Kibana
Vendors
1 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
2 27 (26.73%) Google
3 19 (18.81%) Oracle
4 7 (6.93%) IBM
5 4 (3.96%) SAP
6 3 (2.97%) VMware
7 2 (1.98%) Facebook
8 1 (0.99%) BEA
8 1 (0.99%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.99%) Cognos
8 1 (0.99%) Northgate
8 1 (0.99%) Wonderware
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