Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 154 158
Rank change year-on-year -24 +4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 125 131 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.57% 1.76% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.80% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 113 78 112
Manchester median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.28% +4.88%
10th Percentile £19,000 £19,000 £18,525
90th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
North West median annual salary £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% +6.38% +6.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7737 7270 7214
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.47% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6433 6251 5998
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,801
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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
Heywood - 7 £19,500 -
Salford - 5 £20,000 -
Stockport - 2 £25,750 -
Altrincham - 2 £27,500 - 1
Bolton +4 1 £17,000 -
Bury +2 1 £19,000 -5.00%
Graduate
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 67 (53.60%) .NET
2 65 (52.00%) C#
2 65 (52.00%) Degree
3 54 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (42.40%) SQL Server
4 53 (42.40%) Computer Science
5 41 (32.80%) ASP.NET
6 40 (32.00%) Web Development
7 39 (31.20%) AngularJS
8 38 (30.40%) Entity Framework
8 38 (30.40%) .NET Framework
8 38 (30.40%) Microsoft Azure
9 35 (28.00%) MVC
9 35 (28.00%) TDD
10 34 (27.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 33 (26.40%) Amazon AWS
11 33 (26.40%) Ruby
11 33 (26.40%) Games
12 32 (25.60%) Google
12 32 (25.60%) RESTful
12 32 (25.60%) MongoDB
12 32 (25.60%) Elasticsearch
12 32 (25.60%) ASP.NET Web API
13 31 (24.80%) Kibana
13 31 (24.80%) SQL Server 2014
13 31 (24.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (24.80%) Dependency Injection
13 31 (24.80%) BDD
13 31 (24.80%) KnockoutJS
13 31 (24.80%) Web Application Development

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 32 (25.60%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.20%) CMS
3 2 (1.60%) IIS
4 1 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.80%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.80%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.80%) GeoServer
4 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.80%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (30.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (26.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) DNS
1 1 (0.80%) Firewall
1 1 (0.80%) ISDN
1 1 (0.80%) LAN
1 1 (0.80%) VoIP
1 1 (0.80%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (42.40%) SQL Server
2 32 (25.60%) MongoDB
3 31 (24.80%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.20%) MySQL
5 2 (1.60%) Big Data
5 2 (1.60%) GIS
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (24.80%) TeamCity
2 5 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.80%) git-flow
3 1 (0.80%) GoogleTest
3 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (26.40%) Games
2 12 (9.60%) Retail
3 11 (8.80%) Banking
4 4 (3.20%) Back Office
5 3 (2.40%) Finance
6 2 (1.60%) Advertising
6 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.80%) Automotive
7 1 (0.80%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (53.60%) .NET
2 41 (32.80%) ASP.NET
3 39 (31.20%) AngularJS
4 38 (30.40%) .NET Framework
4 38 (30.40%) Entity Framework
5 34 (27.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 32 (25.60%) ASP.NET Web API
6 32 (25.60%) RESTful
7 31 (24.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (24.80%) KnockoutJS
7 31 (24.80%) MSMQ
7 31 (24.80%) WCF
7 31 (24.80%) WPF
8 25 (20.00%) HTML
9 22 (17.60%) CSS
10 12 (9.60%) Ajax
11 7 (5.60%) DHTML
12 5 (4.00%) HTML5
13 4 (3.20%) jQuery
13 4 (3.20%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (42.40%) Computer Science
2 30 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.60%) Mobile App
4 11 (8.80%) Management Information System
5 10 (8.00%) User Experience
6 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.40%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.60%) Robotics
8 2 (1.60%) Social Media
9 1 (0.80%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.80%) EPoS
9 1 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.00%) Windows
2 4 (3.20%) Linux
3 3 (2.40%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.60%) Android
4 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.00%) Web Development
3 35 (28.00%) MVC
3 35 (28.00%) TDD
4 31 (24.80%) BDD
4 31 (24.80%) Dependency Injection
4 31 (24.80%) Kanban
4 31 (24.80%) Multithreading
4 31 (24.80%) Web Application Development
5 16 (12.80%) Software Engineering
6 11 (8.80%) ITIL
7 10 (8.00%) Business Analysis
7 10 (8.00%) Process Management
7 10 (8.00%) Project Management
7 10 (8.00%) SDLC
7 10 (8.00%) Test Scripting
8 9 (7.20%) Data Analysis
8 9 (7.20%) SFIA
9 8 (6.40%) Requirements Engineering
10 7 (5.60%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (52.00%) C#
2 33 (26.40%) Ruby
3 31 (24.80%) F#
4 30 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 23 (18.40%) SQL
6 18 (14.40%) Java
7 17 (13.60%) C++
8 16 (12.80%) VB.NET
9 11 (8.80%) Python
10 9 (7.20%) VB
11 8 (6.40%) PHP
12 7 (5.60%) RPG
12 7 (5.60%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (52.00%) Degree
2 11 (8.80%) ISTQB
3 9 (7.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.20%) Master's Degree
4 4 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.20%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.60%) ISEB
6 2 (1.60%) MCPD
6 2 (1.60%) MCSD
7 1 (0.80%) HND
7 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.80%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) Basel II
2 1 (0.80%) PMO
2 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (24.80%) Kibana
Vendors
1 32 (25.60%) Google
2 26 (20.80%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.20%) Oracle
4 7 (5.60%) IBM
5 5 (4.00%) Kofax
6 4 (3.20%) JD Edwards
6 4 (3.20%) SAP
7 3 (2.40%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.80%) Adobe
8 1 (0.80%) Apigee
8 1 (0.80%) Cisco
8 1 (0.80%) Facebook
8 1 (0.80%) Remedy
8 1 (0.80%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.80%) VMware