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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1142 1471 1528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 29.65% 35.60% 39.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.97% 37.43% 41.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1269 1380
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
3688 3930 3658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.77% 95.11% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3092 3263 3203
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Bolton 0 51 £41,250 +10.00% 14
Stockport -4 47 £37,500 - 16
Wigan 0 30 £32,500 - 4
Altrincham +11 27 £35,000 +9.37% 10
Bury +1 13 £40,000 +60.00% 6
Rochdale -3 12 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Salford -10 11 £37,500 -3.84% 2
Cheadle +1 10 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Oldham -2 10 £39,250 +3.28%
Sale -2 7 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £20,500 - 3
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1061 (46.33%) HTML
2 1047 (45.72%) JavaScript
3 1035 (45.20%) Agile Software Development
4 1009 (44.06%) .NET
5 965 (42.14%) C#
6 951 (41.53%) CSS
7 806 (35.20%) SQL Server
8 751 (32.79%) SQL
9 716 (31.27%) ASP.NET
10 693 (30.26%) MVC
11 541 (23.62%) jQuery
12 503 (21.97%) TDD
13 441 (19.26%) Java
14 418 (18.25%) PHP
15 399 (17.42%) OO
16 397 (17.34%) HTML5
17 396 (17.29%) Web Services
18 351 (15.33%) ASP.NET MVC
19 340 (14.85%) Microsoft
20 334 (14.59%) Scrum
20 334 (14.59%) AngularJS
21 333 (14.54%) WCF
22 323 (14.10%) XML
23 315 (13.76%) MySQL
24 270 (11.79%) Git (software)
25 261 (11.40%) Degree
26 244 (10.66%) Finance
27 227 (9.91%) Web Development
28 220 (9.61%) CSS3
29 218 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 154 (6.72%) Node.js
2 123 (5.37%) CMS
3 109 (4.76%) WordPress
4 88 (3.84%) SharePoint
5 70 (3.06%) Umbraco
6 68 (2.97%) Apache
7 60 (2.62%) IIS
8 50 (2.18%) Tomcat
9 41 (1.79%) WebLogic
9 41 (1.79%) Drupal
10 34 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
11 23 (1.00%) WebSphere
12 20 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
12 20 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 17 (0.74%) JBoss
14 13 (0.57%) Apache Solr
14 13 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
15 12 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
16 11 (0.48%) nginx
16 11 (0.48%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 122 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 47 (2.05%) Photoshop
3 28 (1.22%) MS Office
4 17 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (0.52%) PowerPivot
6 8 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.22%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.087%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.087%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.087%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 96 (4.19%) Magento
2 37 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
4 15 (0.66%) Visualfiles
5 9 (0.39%) Tridion
6 8 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.13%) Line 50
8 3 (0.13%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.087%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.087%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.087%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.087%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.087%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.087%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.044%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.044%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.044%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 65 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (0.83%) SaaS
4 14 (0.61%) GitHub
5 11 (0.48%) Office 365
6 9 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.35%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.13%) Trello
9 2 (0.087%) Force.com
9 2 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.087%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.044%) Heroku
10 1 (0.044%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 75 (3.28%) Internet
2 30 (1.31%) HTTP
2 30 (1.31%) Intranet
3 9 (0.39%) SSL
3 9 (0.39%) Broadband
4 3 (0.13%) Extranet
4 3 (0.13%) VLAN
5 2 (0.087%) SMS
5 2 (0.087%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.087%) SSH
6 1 (0.044%) LAN
6 1 (0.044%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 806 (35.20%) SQL Server
2 315 (13.76%) MySQL
3 218 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 187 (8.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 168 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 96 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
7 91 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 76 (3.32%) Relational Database
9 67 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 63 (2.75%) Oracle Database
10 63 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 59 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
12 46 (2.01%) Big Data
13 45 (1.97%) NoSQL
14 37 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
15 32 (1.40%) MongoDB
16 28 (1.22%) OLAP
17 26 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
18 24 (1.05%) Hadoop
19 23 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 270 (11.79%) Git (software)
2 137 (5.98%) Visual Studio
3 134 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 126 (5.50%) NUnit
5 124 (5.41%) Subversion
6 68 (2.97%) Eclipse
7 63 (2.75%) Selenium
8 52 (2.27%) JUnit
9 42 (1.83%) Grunt
10 40 (1.75%) Ant
11 39 (1.70%) Rhino Mocks
12 38 (1.66%) Maven
13 37 (1.62%) Jenkins
14 33 (1.44%) Mercurial
15 30 (1.31%) Moq
16 25 (1.09%) SoapUI
17 22 (0.96%) Cucumber
17 22 (0.96%) MSTest
18 21 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 20 (0.87%) Jasmine
General
1 244 (10.66%) Finance
2 116 (5.07%) Games
3 87 (3.80%) Marketing
4 63 (2.75%) Retail
5 51 (2.23%) Legal
6 41 (1.79%) Advertising
7 30 (1.31%) Law
8 23 (1.00%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.00%) Banking
9 22 (0.96%) Back Office
10 20 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.66%) Automotive
12 6 (0.26%) Local Government
13 5 (0.22%) Electronics
13 5 (0.22%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.13%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.087%) Publishing
16 1 (0.044%) Billing
16 1 (0.044%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1061 (46.33%) HTML
2 1009 (44.06%) .NET
3 951 (41.53%) CSS
4 716 (31.27%) ASP.NET
5 541 (23.62%) jQuery
6 397 (17.34%) HTML5
7 396 (17.29%) Web Services
8 351 (15.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 334 (14.59%) AngularJS
10 333 (14.54%) WCF
11 323 (14.10%) XML
12 220 (9.61%) CSS3
13 212 (9.26%) .NET Framework
14 166 (7.25%) Spring
15 165 (7.21%) REST
16 160 (6.99%) LINQ
17 158 (6.90%) Ajax
18 151 (6.59%) WPF
18 151 (6.59%) J2EE
19 129 (5.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 181 (7.90%) Mobile App
2 132 (5.76%) User Experience
3 125 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
4 120 (5.24%) Computer Science
5 64 (2.79%) iPhone
6 41 (1.79%) Mathematics
7 38 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (1.57%) Visualisation
9 31 (1.35%) W3C
10 26 (1.14%) Streaming Music
11 23 (1.00%) Statistics
11 23 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
12 21 (0.92%) N-Tier
13 19 (0.83%) Management Information System
13 19 (0.83%) 3D Graphics
13 19 (0.83%) iPad
14 18 (0.79%) Social Media
14 18 (0.79%) Blog
15 16 (0.70%) Data Extraction
15 16 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 195 (8.52%) Windows
2 183 (7.99%) Linux
3 139 (6.07%) Android
4 99 (4.32%) Apple iOS
5 28 (1.22%) UNIX
6 16 (0.70%) Windows Phone
7 14 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
8 9 (0.39%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.22%) AIX
10 5 (0.22%) CentOS
11 4 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.17%) HPUX
12 3 (0.13%) openSUSE
13 2 (0.087%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.044%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1035 (45.20%) Agile Software Development
2 693 (30.26%) MVC
3 503 (21.97%) TDD
4 399 (17.42%) OO
5 334 (14.59%) Scrum
6 227 (9.91%) Web Development
7 216 (9.43%) E-Commerce
8 211 (9.21%) Software Engineering
9 183 (7.99%) OOP
10 165 (7.21%) SDLC
11 157 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
12 145 (6.33%) Web Application Development
13 144 (6.29%) BDD
14 142 (6.20%) Unit Testing
14 142 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
15 109 (4.76%) Mentoring
16 100 (4.37%) Mobile Development
17 87 (3.80%) UML
18 86 (3.76%) ETL
19 82 (3.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1047 (45.72%) JavaScript
2 965 (42.14%) C#
3 751 (32.79%) SQL
4 441 (19.26%) Java
5 418 (18.25%) PHP
6 173 (7.55%) T-SQL
7 136 (5.94%) VB.NET
8 135 (5.90%) C++
9 68 (2.97%) VBA
9 68 (2.97%) Python
10 58 (2.53%) Ruby
11 54 (2.36%) Objective-C
12 51 (2.23%) C
13 39 (1.70%) PL/SQL
14 31 (1.35%) Perl
14 31 (1.35%) VB
15 20 (0.87%) Bash Shell
16 19 (0.83%) PHP5
17 15 (0.66%) PowerShell
18 13 (0.57%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 261 (11.40%) Degree
2 20 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.26%) MCP
4 5 (0.22%) MCSE
5 3 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.087%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.044%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.044%) MCTS
7 1 (0.044%) MCITP
7 1 (0.044%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.044%) MCSA
7 1 (0.044%) HND
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.044%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.044%) PMP
7 1 (0.044%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.044%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (1.83%) QA
2 10 (0.44%) SLA
3 9 (0.39%) HL7
4 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.17%) DICOM
6 2 (0.087%) WAI
7 1 (0.044%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (0.31%) HDFS
2 5 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.22%) vSphere
2 5 (0.22%) Docker
3 1 (0.044%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.22%) Puppet
3 3 (0.13%) logstash
4 2 (0.087%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.044%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.044%) Salt
5 1 (0.044%) Graphite
Vendors
1 340 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 166 (7.25%) Oracle
3 82 (3.58%) Zend
4 77 (3.36%) Google
5 44 (1.92%) Sitecore
6 39 (1.70%) SAP
7 36 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
8 28 (1.22%) Adobe
9 22 (0.96%) Perforce
10 21 (0.92%) Facebook
11 15 (0.66%) Xamarin
12 14 (0.61%) IBM
12 14 (0.61%) Symbian
13 13 (0.57%) Capita
13 13 (0.57%) Twitter
14 10 (0.44%) Tableau
14 10 (0.44%) Unisys
15 9 (0.39%) Apple
15 9 (0.39%) EPiServer
16 7 (0.31%) Hortonworks
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