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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1117 1385 1803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.90% 35.49% 42.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.60% 37.69% 44.39%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1164 1625
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
3228 3675 4062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 94.18% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2671 3032 3523
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 3 July 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 July 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 59 £36,000 -10.00% 11
Bolton -1 48 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Altrincham +6 30 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Wigan 0 24 £32,500 - 13
Cheadle +5 19 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Salford -3 19 £39,500 -1.25% 2
Bury -1 13 £35,000 +34.61% 4
Rochdale +2 11 £45,000 +13.20% 2
Oldham 0 11 £20,500 -35.43% 4
Ashton-under-Lyne - 5 £32,500 - 1
Sale -3 4 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Heywood - 1 £26,500 -
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1171 (47.76%) HTML
2 1169 (47.68%) .NET
3 1131 (46.13%) C#
4 1121 (45.72%) JavaScript
5 1057 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1046 (42.66%) CSS
7 906 (36.95%) SQL Server
8 857 (34.95%) ASP.NET
9 808 (32.95%) SQL
10 762 (31.08%) MVC
11 603 (24.59%) jQuery
12 492 (20.07%) PHP
13 479 (19.54%) TDD
14 471 (19.21%) OO
15 414 (16.88%) Java
16 412 (16.80%) Web Services
16 412 (16.80%) HTML5
17 374 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
18 369 (15.05%) WCF
19 364 (14.85%) XML
20 356 (14.52%) Microsoft
21 338 (13.78%) Degree
22 337 (13.74%) Scrum
23 318 (12.97%) AngularJS
24 315 (12.85%) MySQL
25 266 (10.85%) Git (software)
26 253 (10.32%) Web Development
27 252 (10.28%) Windows
28 250 (10.20%) .NET Framework
29 234 (9.54%) OOP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 144 (5.87%) Node.js
2 128 (5.22%) CMS
3 96 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 95 (3.87%) WordPress
5 62 (2.53%) Apache
6 55 (2.24%) IIS
6 55 (2.24%) Umbraco
7 47 (1.92%) Drupal
8 42 (1.71%) WebLogic
9 38 (1.55%) Tomcat
10 26 (1.06%) WebSphere
11 22 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
12 20 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 20 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
13 14 (0.57%) nginx
13 14 (0.57%) JBoss
14 13 (0.53%) GlassFish
15 11 (0.45%) Joomla!
15 11 (0.45%) Apache Solr
15 11 (0.45%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 148 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 46 (1.88%) Photoshop
3 26 (1.06%) MS Office
4 17 (0.69%) PowerPivot
5 11 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.37%) Fireworks
7 7 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.20%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.082%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.082%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 115 (4.69%) Magento
2 30 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.37%) Tridion
4 9 (0.37%) Visualfiles
5 8 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.12%) Line 50
8 2 (0.082%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.082%) Shopify
8 2 (0.082%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.082%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.082%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.082%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.082%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.041%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.041%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.041%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.041%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 65 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.49%) GitHub
4 8 (0.33%) SaaS
5 6 (0.24%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.20%) Office 365
7 4 (0.16%) Yammer
7 4 (0.16%) Trello
8 3 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.12%) Force.com
9 1 (0.041%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.041%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 88 (3.59%) Internet
2 56 (2.28%) HTTP
3 32 (1.31%) Intranet
4 10 (0.41%) Network Security
4 10 (0.41%) Broadband
5 8 (0.33%) SSL
6 4 (0.16%) Extranet
7 3 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.12%) VLAN
8 2 (0.082%) SMS
9 1 (0.041%) Wireless
9 1 (0.041%) SSH
9 1 (0.041%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 906 (36.95%) SQL Server
2 315 (12.85%) MySQL
3 194 (7.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 175 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 130 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 102 (4.16%) Data Warehouse
7 85 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 82 (3.34%) Relational Database
9 69 (2.81%) Oracle Database
10 60 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
11 56 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 50 (2.04%) Big Data
13 41 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
13 41 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
14 38 (1.55%) MongoDB
14 38 (1.55%) NoSQL
15 24 (0.98%) Hadoop
16 21 (0.86%) RDBMS
17 20 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
18 19 (0.77%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 266 (10.85%) Git (software)
2 142 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 134 (5.46%) Visual Studio
4 127 (5.18%) NUnit
5 120 (4.89%) Subversion
6 57 (2.32%) Selenium
7 54 (2.20%) Eclipse
8 49 (2.00%) JUnit
9 41 (1.67%) Grunt
10 37 (1.51%) MSTest
11 35 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
12 33 (1.35%) Ant
13 32 (1.31%) Maven
13 32 (1.31%) Moq
14 25 (1.02%) SoapUI
14 25 (1.02%) Jenkins
15 21 (0.86%) Xcode
16 19 (0.77%) Mercurial
16 19 (0.77%) Cucumber
17 17 (0.69%) gulp
General
1 230 (9.38%) Finance
2 104 (4.24%) Games
3 91 (3.71%) Marketing
4 77 (3.14%) Retail
5 39 (1.59%) Advertising
6 32 (1.31%) Legal
7 30 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 28 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 28 (1.14%) Law
9 20 (0.82%) Banking
10 19 (0.77%) Back Office
10 19 (0.77%) Automotive
11 12 (0.49%) Local Government
12 5 (0.20%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.16%) Publishing
13 4 (0.16%) Electronics
14 3 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.12%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.12%) iGaming
15 1 (0.041%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1171 (47.76%) HTML
2 1169 (47.68%) .NET
3 1046 (42.66%) CSS
4 857 (34.95%) ASP.NET
5 603 (24.59%) jQuery
6 412 (16.80%) HTML5
6 412 (16.80%) Web Services
7 374 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 369 (15.05%) WCF
9 364 (14.85%) XML
10 318 (12.97%) AngularJS
11 250 (10.20%) .NET Framework
12 229 (9.34%) CSS3
13 208 (8.48%) Ajax
14 166 (6.77%) LINQ
15 157 (6.40%) WPF
16 141 (5.75%) SOAP
17 132 (5.38%) KnockoutJS
18 131 (5.34%) REST
19 124 (5.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 184 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 152 (6.20%) User Experience
3 131 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 128 (5.22%) Computer Science
5 62 (2.53%) iPhone
6 50 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 39 (1.59%) N-Tier
8 37 (1.51%) Mathematics
9 35 (1.43%) Visualisation
10 31 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
11 29 (1.18%) W3C
12 26 (1.06%) Streaming Music
13 24 (0.98%) Client/Server
13 24 (0.98%) Management Information System
13 24 (0.98%) Social Media
14 23 (0.94%) Algorithms
14 23 (0.94%) Statistics
15 21 (0.86%) 3D Graphics
16 20 (0.82%) NHS
17 17 (0.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 252 (10.28%) Windows
2 210 (8.56%) Linux
3 149 (6.08%) Android
4 117 (4.77%) Apple iOS
5 34 (1.39%) UNIX
6 14 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
7 10 (0.41%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.20%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.12%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.12%) HPUX
10 3 (0.12%) Solaris
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.082%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.082%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.082%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.082%) CentOS
12 1 (0.041%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.041%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1057 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
2 762 (31.08%) MVC
3 479 (19.54%) TDD
4 471 (19.21%) OO
5 337 (13.74%) Scrum
6 253 (10.32%) Web Development
7 234 (9.54%) OOP
8 216 (8.81%) Software Engineering
9 207 (8.44%) E-Commerce
10 190 (7.75%) Unit Testing
11 169 (6.89%) SDLC
12 147 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
13 141 (5.75%) Web Application Development
14 127 (5.18%) BDD
15 120 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
16 110 (4.49%) Mobile Development
17 106 (4.32%) Mentoring
17 106 (4.32%) UML
18 99 (4.04%) Project Management
19 92 (3.75%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1131 (46.13%) C#
2 1121 (45.72%) JavaScript
3 808 (32.95%) SQL
4 492 (20.07%) PHP
5 414 (16.88%) Java
6 178 (7.26%) VB.NET
7 157 (6.40%) T-SQL
8 156 (6.36%) C++
9 80 (3.26%) Python
10 66 (2.69%) VBA
11 58 (2.37%) C
12 57 (2.32%) Ruby
13 56 (2.28%) Objective-C
14 53 (2.16%) VB
15 43 (1.75%) PL/SQL
16 37 (1.51%) Perl
17 23 (0.94%) Bash Shell
18 21 (0.86%) PHP5
19 14 (0.57%) PowerShell
20 13 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 338 (13.78%) Degree
2 20 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (0.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (0.20%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.20%) MCP
6 4 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.12%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.12%) MCSE
7 3 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.082%) OCA
8 2 (0.082%) OCAJ
9 1 (0.041%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.041%) HND
9 1 (0.041%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.08%) QA
2 19 (0.77%) SLA
3 9 (0.37%) WAI
4 7 (0.29%) HL7
5 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.12%) DICOM
System Software
1 7 (0.29%) HDFS
2 6 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.20%) vSphere
4 3 (0.12%) Docker
5 1 (0.041%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.33%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.12%) Puppet
4 3 (0.12%) Kibana
5 1 (0.041%) Graphite
5 1 (0.041%) Ansible
5 1 (0.041%) Salt
5 1 (0.041%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 356 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 184 (7.50%) Oracle
3 93 (3.79%) Zend
4 82 (3.34%) Google
5 44 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 31 (1.26%) Sitecore
7 25 (1.02%) SAP
8 24 (0.98%) Perforce
9 22 (0.90%) Facebook
10 20 (0.82%) Adobe
11 17 (0.69%) Twitter
11 17 (0.69%) DevExpress
12 13 (0.53%) Business Objects
12 13 (0.53%) Apple
13 11 (0.45%) IBM
13 11 (0.45%) Tableau
14 10 (0.41%) Xamarin
15 9 (0.37%) VMware
15 9 (0.37%) Red Hat
16 8 (0.33%) Symbian
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits on top
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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