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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1441 1557 1915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 34.38% 41.90% 44.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.39% 44.17% 45.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1266 1407 1775
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
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
3960 3525 4178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.49% 94.86% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3416 3074 3749
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £51,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 82 £35,000 - 17
Wigan +1 56 £32,500 -11.56% 6
Bolton -1 49 £40,000 - 9
Altrincham 0 43 £40,000 -5.88% 18
Bury -1 23 £39,000 +39.28% 3
Cheadle 0 22 £35,000 +12.00% 1
Salford -4 21 £42,000 +12.00% 4
Ashton-under-Lyne - 15 £47,500 -
Oldham -5 11 £31,250 -3.84% 1
Sale -2 9 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Rochdale -8 5 £40,500 +24.61% 2
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1519 (52.40%) HTML
2 1381 (47.64%) JavaScript
3 1350 (46.57%) CSS
4 1313 (45.29%) .NET
5 1279 (44.12%) C#
6 1067 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
7 1014 (34.98%) SQL Server
8 1002 (34.56%) ASP.NET
9 957 (33.01%) SQL
10 944 (32.56%) MVC
11 819 (28.25%) jQuery
12 606 (20.90%) PHP
13 567 (19.56%) OO
14 531 (18.32%) HTML5
15 523 (18.04%) Java
16 472 (16.28%) MySQL
17 446 (15.38%) TDD
18 413 (14.25%) Web Services
19 385 (13.28%) Microsoft
20 372 (12.83%) XML
21 371 (12.80%) ASP.NET MVC
22 356 (12.28%) Scrum
23 353 (12.18%) E-Commerce
24 335 (11.56%) .NET Framework
24 335 (11.56%) CSS3
25 323 (11.14%) Windows
25 323 (11.14%) Degree
26 322 (11.11%) Finance
27 318 (10.97%) Web Development
28 314 (10.83%) Git (software)

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
1 203 (7.00%) CMS
2 190 (6.55%) WordPress
3 133 (4.59%) SharePoint
4 126 (4.35%) Node.js
5 108 (3.73%) IIS
6 84 (2.90%) Tomcat
7 83 (2.86%) Apache
8 81 (2.79%) Umbraco
9 53 (1.83%) Drupal
10 47 (1.62%) WebSphere
11 45 (1.55%) JBoss
12 42 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
13 24 (0.83%) Confluence
14 21 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
15 20 (0.69%) WebLogic
16 17 (0.59%) Joomla!
17 14 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
18 13 (0.45%) GlassFish
18 13 (0.45%) Sitefinity
19 12 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 158 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 110 (3.79%) Photoshop
3 52 (1.79%) PowerPivot
4 22 (0.76%) MS Office
5 15 (0.52%) Fireworks
6 14 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.31%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.21%) MS Project
9 6 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.034%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.034%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 141 (4.86%) Magento
2 18 (0.62%) Visualfiles
2 18 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.34%) SAP CRM
5 10 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
5 10 (0.34%) SAP CO
5 10 (0.34%) SAP HR
5 10 (0.34%) SAP SD
5 10 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 10 (0.34%) SAP MM
5 10 (0.34%) SAP SRM
6 9 (0.31%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.17%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.069%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (0.72%) SaaS
5 14 (0.48%) Amazon S3
6 13 (0.45%) GitHub
7 7 (0.24%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.21%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.069%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.069%) Route 53
11 1 (0.034%) IaaS
11 1 (0.034%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.034%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (3.31%) HTTP
2 93 (3.21%) Internet
3 45 (1.55%) Intranet
4 14 (0.48%) SSL
5 13 (0.45%) SSH
6 11 (0.38%) DNS
6 11 (0.38%) SMTP
7 10 (0.34%) Firewall
8 7 (0.24%) Extranet
9 5 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.17%) Network Security
10 4 (0.14%) FTP
11 3 (0.10%) ATM
11 3 (0.10%) AMQP
12 2 (0.069%) OpenVPN
12 2 (0.069%) PPTP
12 2 (0.069%) SMS
12 2 (0.069%) SNMP
12 2 (0.069%) VPN
12 2 (0.069%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1014 (34.98%) SQL Server
2 472 (16.28%) MySQL
3 240 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 204 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 201 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 147 (5.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 121 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 98 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
9 88 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 79 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
11 61 (2.10%) MongoDB
12 44 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
13 39 (1.35%) Oracle Database
14 34 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
15 32 (1.10%) Big Data
16 29 (1.00%) NoSQL
17 27 (0.93%) RDBMS
17 27 (0.93%) Data Mining
18 26 (0.90%) DB2
19 25 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 314 (10.83%) Git (software)
2 177 (6.11%) Subversion
3 153 (5.28%) Visual Studio
4 151 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 93 (3.21%) NUnit
6 80 (2.76%) Eclipse
7 72 (2.48%) Maven
8 65 (2.24%) JUnit
9 51 (1.76%) JIRA
10 48 (1.66%) Selenium
11 32 (1.10%) Xcode
12 29 (1.00%) Mercurial
13 27 (0.93%) Jenkins
14 26 (0.90%) Moq
15 25 (0.86%) Grunt
16 24 (0.83%) MSTest
16 24 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
17 22 (0.76%) Bitbucket
18 19 (0.66%) Ant
19 17 (0.59%) Gradle
General
1 322 (11.11%) Finance
2 151 (5.21%) Marketing
3 110 (3.79%) Retail
4 82 (2.83%) Games
5 62 (2.14%) Banking
6 48 (1.66%) Advertising
7 42 (1.45%) Automotive
8 32 (1.10%) Legal
8 32 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 32 (1.10%) Back Office
9 22 (0.76%) Law
10 19 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.55%) Publishing
11 16 (0.55%) Music Industry
12 9 (0.31%) Billing
12 9 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.28%) Military
14 7 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.17%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.10%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1519 (52.40%) HTML
2 1350 (46.57%) CSS
3 1313 (45.29%) .NET
4 1002 (34.56%) ASP.NET
5 819 (28.25%) jQuery
6 531 (18.32%) HTML5
7 413 (14.25%) Web Services
8 372 (12.83%) XML
9 371 (12.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 335 (11.56%) CSS3
10 335 (11.56%) .NET Framework
11 305 (10.52%) WCF
12 244 (8.42%) Ajax
13 197 (6.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 189 (6.52%) AngularJS
15 184 (6.35%) LINQ
16 177 (6.11%) J2EE
17 171 (5.90%) Spring
18 166 (5.73%) SOAP
19 145 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 196 (6.76%) Mobile App
2 144 (4.97%) User Experience
3 128 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 88 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
5 78 (2.69%) iPhone
6 68 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 65 (2.24%) N-Tier
8 42 (1.45%) Open Source
9 36 (1.24%) Mathematics
10 33 (1.14%) W3C
10 33 (1.14%) Graphic Design
11 32 (1.10%) iPad
12 30 (1.03%) Client/Server
13 24 (0.83%) 3D Graphics
14 21 (0.72%) Streaming Music
15 19 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
16 18 (0.62%) Blackberry
17 16 (0.55%) NHS
17 16 (0.55%) Social Media
17 16 (0.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 323 (11.14%) Windows
2 246 (8.49%) Linux
3 211 (7.28%) Android
4 171 (5.90%) Apple iOS
5 65 (2.24%) UNIX
6 40 (1.38%) Windows Phone
7 28 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
11 4 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.10%) CentOS
13 2 (0.069%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.069%) Solaris
14 1 (0.034%) AIX
14 1 (0.034%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.034%) Debian
14 1 (0.034%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.034%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1067 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
2 944 (32.56%) MVC
3 567 (19.56%) OO
4 446 (15.38%) TDD
5 356 (12.28%) Scrum
6 353 (12.18%) E-Commerce
7 318 (10.97%) Web Development
8 306 (10.56%) OOP
9 223 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 220 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
11 200 (6.90%) Unit Testing
12 164 (5.66%) CRM
13 145 (5.00%) Web Design
14 139 (4.79%) Web Application Development
15 119 (4.10%) OOD
16 114 (3.93%) Project Management
17 113 (3.90%) iOS Development
18 111 (3.83%) Domain-Driven Design
19 102 (3.52%) BDD
20 100 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1381 (47.64%) JavaScript
2 1279 (44.12%) C#
3 957 (33.01%) SQL
4 606 (20.90%) PHP
5 523 (18.04%) Java
6 231 (7.97%) VB.NET
7 162 (5.59%) T-SQL
8 100 (3.45%) C++
9 74 (2.55%) Ruby
10 64 (2.21%) PHP5
11 59 (2.04%) VB
12 57 (1.97%) Objective-C
13 53 (1.83%) Python
14 49 (1.69%) PL/SQL
15 47 (1.62%) C
16 42 (1.45%) XPath
17 38 (1.31%) Perl
18 25 (0.86%) VB6
19 23 (0.79%) Delphi
20 18 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 323 (11.14%) Degree
2 53 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 19 (0.66%) MCP
5 9 (0.31%) MCTS
6 8 (0.28%) MCSD
7 5 (0.17%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.14%) MCAD
8 4 (0.14%) MCPD
9 3 (0.10%) MCSE
10 2 (0.069%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.034%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.034%) ISEB
11 1 (0.034%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (1.55%) QA
2 27 (0.93%) SLA
3 11 (0.38%) WAI
4 7 (0.24%) WCAG
5 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.069%) Squid
4 1 (0.034%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.034%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.034%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (0.41%) Puppet
2 4 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.14%) Webmin
3 3 (0.10%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.069%) Plesk
4 2 (0.069%) Nagios
4 2 (0.069%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.069%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.034%) Ansible
5 1 (0.034%) Salt
5 1 (0.034%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 385 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 181 (6.24%) Oracle
3 124 (4.28%) Zend
4 81 (2.79%) Google
5 63 (2.17%) Facebook
6 60 (2.07%) Twitter
7 53 (1.83%) Sitecore
8 45 (1.55%) Adobe
9 38 (1.31%) SAP
10 32 (1.10%) Red Hat
11 25 (0.86%) EPiServer
12 21 (0.72%) Sybase
13 19 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
14 18 (0.62%) Xamarin
15 16 (0.55%) Wonderware
16 15 (0.52%) Apple
17 13 (0.45%) VMware
17 13 (0.45%) Teradata
17 13 (0.45%) Symbian
18 12 (0.41%) Embarcadero
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