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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 940 1334 1535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 29.26% 33.73% 40.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.32% 34.95% 42.26%
Number of salaries quoted 861 1186 1396
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
3100 3817 3632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.48% 96.51% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2562 3260 3148
Average salary £40,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 80 £44,000 +26.61% 21
Altrincham 0 31 £40,000 - 11
Bolton +2 22 £31,500 -21.25% 4
Bury -2 19 £35,000 -10.25% 4
Cheadle -7 14 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Wigan 0 13 £32,500 - 8
Rochdale +2 7 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Oldham -1 7 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Sale -1 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Salford -6 4 £26,500 -34.96% 1
Audenshaw - 1 £34,000 -
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 898 (43.91%) .NET
2 887 (43.37%) C#
3 878 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
4 854 (41.76%) JavaScript
5 844 (41.27%) HTML
6 763 (37.31%) CSS
7 721 (35.26%) SQL Server
8 647 (31.64%) SQL
9 636 (31.10%) ASP.NET
10 627 (30.66%) MVC
11 550 (26.89%) jQuery
12 470 (22.98%) TDD
13 433 (21.17%) Java
14 427 (20.88%) OO
15 380 (18.58%) PHP
16 366 (17.90%) ASP.NET MVC
17 337 (16.48%) Web Services
18 327 (15.99%) HTML5
19 303 (14.82%) WCF
20 293 (14.33%) Git (software)
21 286 (13.99%) MySQL
22 282 (13.79%) XML
23 280 (13.69%) Microsoft
24 278 (13.59%) Finance
25 269 (13.15%) Scrum
26 257 (12.57%) Windows
27 254 (12.42%) .NET Framework
28 251 (12.27%) AngularJS
29 237 (11.59%) Degree
30 226 (11.05%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (7.53%) Node.js
2 131 (6.41%) WordPress
3 117 (5.72%) CMS
4 79 (3.86%) Apache
5 46 (2.25%) WebSphere
6 45 (2.20%) Tomcat
7 41 (2.00%) SharePoint
8 39 (1.91%) Umbraco
9 36 (1.76%) IIS
10 27 (1.32%) Drupal
11 23 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
12 18 (0.88%) JBoss
13 16 (0.78%) WebLogic
14 12 (0.59%) Confluence
14 12 (0.59%) OpenStack
14 12 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
15 11 (0.54%) Mule
16 10 (0.49%) Kentico
17 9 (0.44%) nginx
18 8 (0.39%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 83 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 43 (2.10%) Photoshop
3 15 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.59%) MS Office
5 8 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.098%) InDesign
9 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 81 (3.96%) Magento
2 31 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.78%) Visualfiles
4 11 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.39%) OpenCart
6 7 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.20%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.098%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.098%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.098%) osCommerce
9 2 (0.098%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.049%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.049%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.049%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 62 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.15%) SaaS
4 28 (1.37%) GitHub
5 19 (0.93%) PaaS
6 18 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.54%) Amazon S3
8 11 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.34%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.20%) Force.com
11 3 (0.15%) AdWords
11 3 (0.15%) Office 365
12 1 (0.049%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.10%) Internet
2 23 (1.12%) HTTP
3 19 (0.93%) Intranet
4 11 (0.54%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.39%) SPDY
5 8 (0.39%) SSH
6 2 (0.098%) iBeacon
6 2 (0.098%) SSL
7 1 (0.049%) Extranet
7 1 (0.049%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.049%) SMTP
7 1 (0.049%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 721 (35.26%) SQL Server
2 286 (13.99%) MySQL
3 178 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 137 (6.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 134 (6.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 92 (4.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 77 (3.77%) Relational Database
8 71 (3.47%) NoSQL
9 55 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 55 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 51 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
11 42 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
12 34 (1.66%) Oracle Database
13 31 (1.52%) Big Data
14 29 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
15 28 (1.37%) MongoDB
16 21 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
17 19 (0.93%) Redis
18 17 (0.83%) OLAP
19 16 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 293 (14.33%) Git (software)
2 165 (8.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 158 (7.73%) Visual Studio
4 148 (7.24%) Subversion
5 100 (4.89%) NUnit
6 77 (3.77%) Selenium
7 62 (3.03%) JUnit
8 61 (2.98%) Eclipse
9 56 (2.74%) Jenkins
10 46 (2.25%) Mercurial
11 45 (2.20%) Grunt
12 42 (2.05%) Maven
13 40 (1.96%) Moq
14 32 (1.56%) JIRA
15 31 (1.52%) Ant
16 28 (1.37%) MSTest
17 26 (1.27%) PhpStorm
17 26 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
18 22 (1.08%) NetBeans
18 22 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 278 (13.59%) Finance
2 93 (4.55%) Marketing
3 73 (3.57%) Games
4 41 (2.00%) Retail
5 39 (1.91%) Advertising
6 26 (1.27%) Legal
7 23 (1.12%) Law
8 18 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 17 (0.83%) Back Office
10 16 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.64%) Banking
12 9 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.34%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.29%) Automotive
16 5 (0.24%) Electronics
17 4 (0.20%) Publishing
18 2 (0.098%) Local Government
19 1 (0.049%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 898 (43.91%) .NET
2 844 (41.27%) HTML
3 763 (37.31%) CSS
4 636 (31.10%) ASP.NET
5 550 (26.89%) jQuery
6 366 (17.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 337 (16.48%) Web Services
8 327 (15.99%) HTML5
9 303 (14.82%) WCF
10 282 (13.79%) XML
11 254 (12.42%) .NET Framework
12 251 (12.27%) AngularJS
13 226 (11.05%) CSS3
14 198 (9.68%) Entity Framework
15 185 (9.05%) LINQ
16 180 (8.80%) Spring
17 169 (8.26%) Ajax
18 148 (7.24%) WPF
19 147 (7.19%) SOAP
20 138 (6.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 119 (5.82%) Mobile App
2 117 (5.72%) Computer Science
3 107 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
4 94 (4.60%) User Experience
5 80 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
6 60 (2.93%) N-Tier
7 51 (2.49%) Mathematics
8 37 (1.81%) iPhone
9 29 (1.42%) Algorithms
10 22 (1.08%) iPad
11 20 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
12 19 (0.93%) Client/Server
13 17 (0.83%) Streaming Music
14 16 (0.78%) Physics
14 16 (0.78%) W3C
15 15 (0.73%) 3D Graphics
15 15 (0.73%) Data Extraction
16 13 (0.64%) Statistics
17 12 (0.59%) Blackberry
18 11 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 257 (12.57%) Windows
2 188 (9.19%) Linux
3 110 (5.38%) Android
4 69 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 48 (2.35%) Unix
6 21 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
7 20 (0.98%) Mac OS X
8 13 (0.64%) Windows Phone
9 11 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.24%) AIX
12 5 (0.24%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.24%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.098%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.049%) CentOS
14 1 (0.049%) Debian
14 1 (0.049%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.049%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.049%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 878 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
2 627 (30.66%) MVC
3 470 (22.98%) TDD
4 427 (20.88%) OO
5 269 (13.15%) Scrum
6 225 (11.00%) Software Engineering
7 224 (10.95%) Web Development
8 196 (9.58%) OOP
9 172 (8.41%) E-Commerce
10 168 (8.22%) Front End Development
11 147 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
12 145 (7.09%) Web Application Development
13 140 (6.85%) BDD
14 124 (6.06%) SDLC
15 114 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
16 104 (5.09%) Unit Testing
17 94 (4.60%) Responsive Web Design
18 92 (4.50%) SOA
19 90 (4.40%) Mentoring
19 90 (4.40%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 887 (43.37%) C#
2 854 (41.76%) JavaScript
3 647 (31.64%) SQL
4 433 (21.17%) Java
5 380 (18.58%) PHP
6 204 (9.98%) T-SQL
7 151 (7.38%) C++
8 124 (6.06%) VB.NET
9 78 (3.81%) Ruby
10 71 (3.47%) C
11 55 (2.69%) Python
12 35 (1.71%) VBA
13 32 (1.56%) Objective-C
14 21 (1.03%) VC++
15 20 (0.98%) VB
16 17 (0.83%) Perl
17 16 (0.78%) PL/SQL
18 15 (0.73%) Scala
19 11 (0.54%) PHP 5
19 11 (0.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 237 (11.59%) Degree
2 23 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.29%) MCP
3 6 (0.29%) MCSE
3 6 (0.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.098%) MCSA
5 1 (0.049%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.049%) HND
5 1 (0.049%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.049%) MCITP
5 1 (0.049%) MCTS
5 1 (0.049%) PhD
5 1 (0.049%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.00%) QA
2 9 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.15%) HL7
5 2 (0.098%) SLA
5 2 (0.098%) WCAG
6 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.049%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.049%) WAI
System Software
1 22 (1.08%) Docker
2 7 (0.34%) Varnish
3 6 (0.29%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.098%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (0.098%) vSphere
6 1 (0.049%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (0.59%) Puppet
2 9 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.24%) logstash
3 5 (0.24%) Wonderware InTouch
4 2 (0.098%) cPanel
5 1 (0.049%) Ansible
5 1 (0.049%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.049%) WMI
Vendors
1 280 (13.69%) Microsoft
2 155 (7.58%) Oracle
3 80 (3.91%) Google
4 78 (3.81%) Zend
5 42 (2.05%) IBM
6 37 (1.81%) Facebook
7 31 (1.52%) Adobe
8 26 (1.27%) Twitter
9 19 (0.93%) Atlassian
10 17 (0.83%) SAP
11 16 (0.78%) Perforce
11 16 (0.78%) Xamarin
12 15 (0.73%) EPiServer
12 15 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (0.73%) Sitecore
12 15 (0.73%) webMethods
13 13 (0.64%) Apple
14 12 (0.59%) Symbian
15 11 (0.54%) WSO2
16 9 (0.44%) Cognos
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year
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Altrincham, Cheshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + More
Posted: 21 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £0.00 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
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