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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1259 1514 1732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 34.84% 38.04% 42.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.43% 40.00% 44.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1098 1318 1603
Average salary £38,125 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.90% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
3456 3785 3928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.63% 95.10% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2819 3143 3390
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 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 67 £37,000 +5.71% 17
Bolton -3 66 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Altrincham +1 46 £40,000 - 10
Wigan 0 45 £32,500 +20.37% 6
Salford -1 21 £41,500 +10.66% 4
Cheadle +1 17 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Rochdale +7 15 £45,000 - 3
Sale +7 10 £37,500 - 2
Oldham -5 10 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Bury -3 6 £28,750 +2.67% 5
Ashton-under-Lyne 0 3 - - 2
Heywood - 1 £26,500 -
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1342 (51.83%) HTML
2 1268 (48.98%) JavaScript
3 1232 (47.59%) .NET
4 1222 (47.20%) C#
5 1217 (47.01%) CSS
6 1025 (39.59%) Agile Software Development
7 958 (37.00%) ASP.NET
8 918 (35.46%) SQL Server
9 864 (33.37%) SQL
10 847 (32.72%) MVC
11 736 (28.43%) jQuery
12 601 (23.21%) PHP
13 543 (20.97%) OO
14 487 (18.81%) HTML5
15 442 (17.07%) TDD
16 419 (16.18%) MySQL
17 412 (15.91%) Web Services
18 398 (15.37%) Java
19 395 (15.26%) ASP.NET MVC
20 378 (14.60%) XML
21 356 (13.75%) Microsoft
22 335 (12.94%) Degree
23 333 (12.86%) WCF
24 323 (12.48%) Scrum
25 316 (12.21%) OOP
26 315 (12.17%) Windows
27 294 (11.36%) Web Development
28 290 (11.20%) CSS3
29 285 (11.01%) Git (software)
30 258 (9.97%) .NET Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 174 (6.72%) CMS
2 137 (5.29%) Node.js
3 116 (4.48%) WordPress
4 115 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 68 (2.63%) IIS
6 65 (2.51%) Apache
7 63 (2.43%) Umbraco
8 44 (1.70%) Drupal
9 43 (1.66%) Tomcat
10 37 (1.43%) WebLogic
11 34 (1.31%) WebSphere
12 30 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
13 25 (0.97%) JBoss
14 21 (0.81%) Joomla!
14 21 (0.81%) GlassFish
15 17 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
16 14 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
17 13 (0.50%) nginx
18 11 (0.42%) Confluence
18 11 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 136 (5.25%) MS Excel
2 73 (2.82%) Photoshop
3 24 (0.93%) PowerPivot
4 23 (0.89%) MS Office
5 16 (0.62%) Fireworks
6 13 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
7 11 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.15%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.077%) CINEMA 4D
11 2 (0.077%) Maya
11 2 (0.077%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 126 (4.87%) Magento
2 14 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.15%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.12%) Line 50
8 2 (0.077%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.077%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.077%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.077%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.077%) Tridion
8 2 (0.077%) Shopify
8 2 (0.077%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.077%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.077%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.077%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.077%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 53 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.42%) GitHub
4 9 (0.35%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.31%) SaaS
6 6 (0.23%) Yammer
7 5 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.12%) Force.com
8 3 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 97 (3.75%) Internet
2 80 (3.09%) HTTP
3 33 (1.27%) Intranet
4 17 (0.66%) Network Security
5 9 (0.35%) Broadband
6 8 (0.31%) SSH
7 6 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.15%) SSL
9 3 (0.12%) ATM
9 3 (0.12%) VLAN
10 2 (0.077%) SNMP
11 1 (0.039%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.039%) DNS
11 1 (0.039%) SMTP
11 1 (0.039%) Wireless
11 1 (0.039%) Extranet
11 1 (0.039%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 918 (35.46%) SQL Server
2 419 (16.18%) MySQL
3 181 (6.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 169 (6.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 120 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 106 (4.09%) Relational Database
7 86 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
8 72 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 65 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 56 (2.16%) Oracle Database
11 48 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
12 38 (1.47%) RDBMS
13 37 (1.43%) Big Data
14 36 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
15 35 (1.35%) NoSQL
16 34 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
17 28 (1.08%) MongoDB
18 21 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
19 18 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
20 14 (0.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 285 (11.01%) Git (software)
2 143 (5.52%) Visual Studio
3 142 (5.48%) Subversion
4 137 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 113 (4.36%) NUnit
6 68 (2.63%) Eclipse
7 62 (2.39%) JUnit
8 47 (1.82%) MSTest
9 43 (1.66%) JIRA
10 41 (1.58%) Maven
11 39 (1.51%) Ant
12 35 (1.35%) Moq
13 32 (1.24%) Selenium
14 30 (1.16%) Grunt
15 27 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
16 24 (0.93%) Mercurial
16 24 (0.93%) Jenkins
17 21 (0.81%) TeamCity
17 21 (0.81%) Xcode
18 15 (0.58%) SpecFlow
General
1 234 (9.04%) Finance
2 133 (5.14%) Marketing
3 81 (3.13%) Retail
4 77 (2.97%) Games
5 43 (1.66%) Advertising
6 33 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 32 (1.24%) Automotive
8 31 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 23 (0.89%) Back Office
10 22 (0.85%) Law
11 20 (0.77%) Banking
12 18 (0.70%) Music Industry
13 10 (0.39%) Legal
14 8 (0.31%) Local Government
15 7 (0.27%) Publishing
16 6 (0.23%) Military
16 6 (0.23%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.12%) Electronics
17 3 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1342 (51.83%) HTML
2 1232 (47.59%) .NET
3 1217 (47.01%) CSS
4 958 (37.00%) ASP.NET
5 736 (28.43%) jQuery
6 487 (18.81%) HTML5
7 412 (15.91%) Web Services
8 395 (15.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 378 (14.60%) XML
10 333 (12.86%) WCF
11 290 (11.20%) CSS3
12 258 (9.97%) .NET Framework
13 249 (9.62%) Ajax
14 247 (9.54%) AngularJS
15 141 (5.45%) SOAP
15 141 (5.45%) LINQ
16 140 (5.41%) J2EE
17 132 (5.10%) JSON
18 127 (4.91%) Sass
19 124 (4.79%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 186 (7.18%) Mobile App
2 142 (5.48%) User Experience
3 117 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
4 105 (4.06%) Computer Science
5 73 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 66 (2.55%) N-Tier
7 62 (2.39%) iPhone
8 38 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
9 35 (1.35%) W3C
10 33 (1.27%) Open Source
11 29 (1.12%) Client/Server
12 27 (1.04%) Algorithms
13 26 (1.00%) Streaming Music
14 23 (0.89%) Visualisation
15 19 (0.73%) iPad
16 18 (0.70%) Statistics
16 18 (0.70%) Graphic Design
16 18 (0.70%) 3D Graphics
17 16 (0.62%) Management Information System
17 16 (0.62%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 315 (12.17%) Windows
2 217 (8.38%) Linux
3 182 (7.03%) Android
4 146 (5.64%) Apple iOS
5 52 (2.01%) UNIX
6 12 (0.46%) Windows Phone
7 11 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.19%) Solaris
10 4 (0.15%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.12%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.077%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.077%) Debian
12 2 (0.077%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.077%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.077%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.039%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1025 (39.59%) Agile Software Development
2 847 (32.72%) MVC
3 543 (20.97%) OO
4 442 (17.07%) TDD
5 323 (12.48%) Scrum
6 316 (12.21%) OOP
7 294 (11.36%) Web Development
8 234 (9.04%) E-Commerce
9 222 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 178 (6.88%) Unit Testing
11 140 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
12 139 (5.37%) Web Application Development
13 119 (4.60%) Web Design
14 109 (4.21%) BDD
15 98 (3.79%) Project Management
16 96 (3.71%) CRM
16 96 (3.71%) UML
16 96 (3.71%) iOS Development
17 94 (3.63%) Continuous Integration
18 93 (3.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1268 (48.98%) JavaScript
2 1222 (47.20%) C#
3 864 (33.37%) SQL
4 601 (23.21%) PHP
5 398 (15.37%) Java
6 208 (8.03%) VB.NET
7 147 (5.68%) C++
8 141 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 80 (3.09%) Python
10 62 (2.39%) VB
11 61 (2.36%) Ruby
12 47 (1.82%) Objective-C
13 46 (1.78%) C
14 37 (1.43%) PL/SQL
15 33 (1.27%) Perl
16 32 (1.24%) VBA
17 30 (1.16%) PHP5
18 19 (0.73%) XPath
19 13 (0.50%) PowerShell
19 13 (0.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 335 (12.94%) Degree
2 31 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (0.85%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.42%) MCP
5 6 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (0.19%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.19%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.12%) MCTS
8 3 (0.12%) MCPD
8 3 (0.12%) MCSE
9 2 (0.077%) MCSD
9 2 (0.077%) OCA
9 2 (0.077%) OCAJ
10 1 (0.039%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.039%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.039%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (1.54%) QA
2 23 (0.89%) SLA
3 18 (0.70%) WAI
4 5 (0.19%) WCAG
5 2 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.077%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.23%) HDFS
3 2 (0.077%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.039%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.039%) Varnish
4 1 (0.039%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.35%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.15%) Kibana
3 4 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.077%) Nagios
4 2 (0.077%) Plesk
4 2 (0.077%) Puppet
5 1 (0.039%) MOM
5 1 (0.039%) Ansible
5 1 (0.039%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.039%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 356 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 185 (7.15%) Oracle
3 100 (3.86%) Zend
4 69 (2.67%) Google
5 58 (2.24%) Twitter
6 50 (1.93%) Facebook
7 48 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
8 36 (1.39%) Adobe
8 36 (1.39%) Sitecore
9 30 (1.16%) SAP
10 18 (0.70%) EPiServer
11 17 (0.66%) DevExpress
12 16 (0.62%) VMware
13 15 (0.58%) Red Hat
14 13 (0.50%) Apple
14 13 (0.50%) Perforce
14 13 (0.50%) Xamarin
15 10 (0.39%) Business Objects
16 7 (0.27%) Tableau
17 6 (0.23%) Telerik
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