The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1343 1510 1894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 33.53% 41.00% 44.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.26% 43.23% 45.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1197 1376 1760
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3809 3493 4140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.11% 94.84% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3286 3044 3675
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Developer Salary Trend in Manchester

Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Developer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport 0 73 £35,000 - 18
Bolton -2 69 £40,000 - 17
Wigan +2 53 £32,500 -13.33% 10
Altrincham 0 44 £40,000 -5.88% 21
Cheadle 0 19 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Ashton-under-Lyne - 16 £38,750 -
Bury +1 14 £39,000 +39.28% 4
Salford -10 13 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Oldham -5 8 £35,000 +12.00%
Sale -1 6 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Rochdale -10 3 £43,000 +43.33% 4
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 1468 (52.17%) HTML
2 1347 (47.87%) JavaScript
3 1309 (46.52%) CSS
4 1297 (46.09%) .NET
5 1280 (45.49%) C#
6 1004 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
7 999 (35.50%) SQL Server
8 994 (35.32%) ASP.NET
9 956 (33.97%) SQL
10 908 (32.27%) MVC
11 791 (28.11%) jQuery
12 622 (22.10%) PHP
13 577 (20.50%) OO
14 523 (18.59%) HTML5
15 486 (17.27%) Java
16 474 (16.84%) MySQL
17 407 (14.46%) TDD
18 386 (13.72%) Microsoft
19 376 (13.36%) ASP.NET MVC
20 369 (13.11%) Web Services
21 354 (12.58%) XML
22 335 (11.90%) CSS3
23 328 (11.66%) OOP
23 328 (11.66%) Degree
24 327 (11.62%) Windows
25 321 (11.41%) Scrum
26 314 (11.16%) Web Development
27 304 (10.80%) Finance
28 303 (10.77%) E-Commerce
29 296 (10.52%) Git (software)

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 183 (6.50%) CMS
2 169 (6.01%) WordPress
3 142 (5.05%) SharePoint
4 125 (4.44%) Node.js
5 98 (3.48%) IIS
6 76 (2.70%) Apache
6 76 (2.70%) Umbraco
7 58 (2.06%) Tomcat
8 55 (1.95%) Drupal
9 41 (1.46%) WebSphere
10 37 (1.31%) JBoss
11 36 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
12 23 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (0.71%) WebLogic
14 19 (0.68%) Joomla!
14 19 (0.68%) Confluence
15 16 (0.57%) GlassFish
16 13 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
17 12 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
18 11 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 153 (5.44%) MS Excel
2 86 (3.06%) Photoshop
3 58 (2.06%) PowerPivot
4 22 (0.78%) MS Office
5 14 (0.50%) Fireworks
6 13 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.25%) MS Visio
10 6 (0.21%) MS Project
11 2 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.071%) CINEMA 4D
11 2 (0.071%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.071%) Maya
11 2 (0.071%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.036%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.036%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 137 (4.87%) Magento
2 18 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.28%) Visualfiles
6 6 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.21%) SAP SD
7 5 (0.18%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.18%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.18%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.18%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.18%) SAP SRM
7 5 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.071%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.071%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 55 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (0.71%) SaaS
5 11 (0.39%) GitHub
6 10 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.25%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.21%) Yammer
8 6 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.21%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.036%) PaaS
10 1 (0.036%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.036%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (3.48%) HTTP
2 93 (3.30%) Internet
3 44 (1.56%) Intranet
4 15 (0.53%) Network Security
5 12 (0.43%) SSL
6 11 (0.39%) SSH
7 10 (0.36%) SMTP
7 10 (0.36%) DNS
7 10 (0.36%) Firewall
8 6 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.18%) Extranet
10 3 (0.11%) ATM
11 2 (0.071%) FTP
11 2 (0.071%) SNMP
12 1 (0.036%) Wireless
12 1 (0.036%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.036%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 999 (35.50%) SQL Server
2 474 (16.84%) MySQL
3 235 (8.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 202 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 199 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 151 (5.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 116 (4.12%) Relational Database
8 107 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
9 76 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 70 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 49 (1.74%) MongoDB
12 37 (1.31%) Oracle Database
13 32 (1.14%) RDBMS
14 31 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
14 31 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
15 30 (1.07%) Data Mining
16 26 (0.92%) NoSQL
17 24 (0.85%) Big Data
18 23 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
18 23 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 296 (10.52%) Git (software)
2 169 (6.01%) Subversion
3 149 (5.29%) Visual Studio
4 141 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 91 (3.23%) NUnit
6 78 (2.77%) Eclipse
7 65 (2.31%) JUnit
8 57 (2.03%) Maven
9 54 (1.92%) JIRA
10 33 (1.17%) Selenium
11 31 (1.10%) Mercurial
11 31 (1.10%) MSTest
12 29 (1.03%) Moq
13 25 (0.89%) Jenkins
14 24 (0.85%) Bitbucket
15 23 (0.82%) Grunt
16 21 (0.75%) Xcode
17 18 (0.64%) TeamCity
18 17 (0.60%) Ant
18 17 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 304 (10.80%) Finance
2 145 (5.15%) Marketing
3 100 (3.55%) Retail
4 65 (2.31%) Games
5 53 (1.88%) Banking
6 44 (1.56%) Advertising
7 42 (1.49%) Automotive
8 33 (1.17%) Back Office
9 31 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 20 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.68%) Legal
11 19 (0.68%) Music Industry
12 15 (0.53%) Law
13 13 (0.46%) Publishing
14 8 (0.28%) Military
14 8 (0.28%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.21%) Local Government
15 6 (0.21%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.14%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1468 (52.17%) HTML
2 1309 (46.52%) CSS
3 1297 (46.09%) .NET
4 994 (35.32%) ASP.NET
5 791 (28.11%) jQuery
6 523 (18.59%) HTML5
7 376 (13.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 369 (13.11%) Web Services
9 354 (12.58%) XML
10 335 (11.90%) CSS3
11 290 (10.31%) .NET Framework
12 283 (10.06%) WCF
13 244 (8.67%) Ajax
14 197 (7.00%) AngularJS
15 165 (5.86%) J2EE
16 159 (5.65%) SOAP
17 158 (5.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 149 (5.29%) LINQ
19 141 (5.01%) Spring
20 133 (4.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 185 (6.57%) Mobile App
2 152 (5.40%) User Experience
3 122 (4.34%) Computer Science
4 90 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
5 81 (2.88%) N-Tier
6 79 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
7 65 (2.31%) iPhone
8 35 (1.24%) Open Source
9 31 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 27 (0.96%) Graphic Design
10 27 (0.96%) Mathematics
10 27 (0.96%) iPad
11 26 (0.92%) W3C
12 25 (0.89%) Streaming Music
13 24 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
14 21 (0.75%) Algorithms
15 18 (0.64%) NHS
16 16 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
16 16 (0.57%) Mainframe
17 15 (0.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 327 (11.62%) Windows
2 229 (8.14%) Linux
3 197 (7.00%) Android
4 160 (5.69%) Apple iOS
5 66 (2.35%) UNIX
6 36 (1.28%) Windows Phone
7 14 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
11 4 (0.14%) Solaris
12 3 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.11%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.071%) Debian
14 1 (0.036%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.036%) CentOS
14 1 (0.036%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.036%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1004 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
2 908 (32.27%) MVC
3 577 (20.50%) OO
4 407 (14.46%) TDD
5 328 (11.66%) OOP
6 321 (11.41%) Scrum
7 314 (11.16%) Web Development
8 303 (10.77%) E-Commerce
9 226 (8.03%) Software Engineering
10 223 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
11 194 (6.89%) Unit Testing
12 166 (5.90%) CRM
13 142 (5.05%) Web Design
14 139 (4.94%) Web Application Development
15 112 (3.98%) OOD
15 112 (3.98%) Project Management
16 108 (3.84%) Domain-Driven Design
17 101 (3.59%) iOS Development
18 100 (3.55%) Responsive Web Design
19 94 (3.34%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1347 (47.87%) JavaScript
2 1280 (45.49%) C#
3 956 (33.97%) SQL
4 622 (22.10%) PHP
5 486 (17.27%) Java
6 230 (8.17%) VB.NET
7 149 (5.29%) T-SQL
8 114 (4.05%) C++
9 71 (2.52%) VB
10 66 (2.35%) Ruby
11 52 (1.85%) Python
11 52 (1.85%) PHP5
12 50 (1.78%) C
13 49 (1.74%) PL/SQL
14 48 (1.71%) Objective-C
15 35 (1.24%) Perl
16 27 (0.96%) XPath
16 27 (0.96%) VB6
17 25 (0.89%) Delphi
18 17 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 328 (11.66%) Degree
2 47 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 14 (0.50%) MCP
5 5 (0.18%) MCTS
5 5 (0.18%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.14%) MCPD
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.11%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.11%) MCSD
7 3 (0.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.071%) MCSE
9 1 (0.036%) OCA
9 1 (0.036%) ISEB
9 1 (0.036%) HND
9 1 (0.036%) OCAJ
9 1 (0.036%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (1.28%) QA
2 31 (1.10%) SLA
3 15 (0.53%) WAI
4 7 (0.25%) WCAG
5 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.036%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.036%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.21%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.18%) Puppet
4 4 (0.14%) Kibana
4 4 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.11%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.071%) Ansible
6 2 (0.071%) Webmin
6 2 (0.071%) Plesk
6 2 (0.071%) CA Endevor
6 2 (0.071%) Nagios
7 1 (0.036%) MOM
7 1 (0.036%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.036%) Salt
Vendors
1 386 (13.72%) Microsoft
2 175 (6.22%) Oracle
3 121 (4.30%) Zend
4 68 (2.42%) Google
5 62 (2.20%) Facebook
5 62 (2.20%) Twitter
6 48 (1.71%) Sitecore
7 43 (1.53%) Adobe
8 33 (1.17%) SAP
9 22 (0.78%) EPiServer
10 20 (0.71%) Apple
10 20 (0.71%) Red Hat
11 18 (0.64%) Sybase
11 18 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (0.53%) Xamarin
13 14 (0.50%) VMware
14 13 (0.46%) Embarcadero
14 13 (0.46%) Teradata
15 11 (0.39%) Business Objects
15 11 (0.39%) Symbian
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent bens and Share Options
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
The MRJ Group
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: £26,000 to £35,000 + career + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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IT People First
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MNM Associates Ltd
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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