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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1435 1574 1405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 34.96% 39.26% 37.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.84% 41.45% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1220 1414 1324
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+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
3895 3797 3613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.88% 94.71% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3199 3317 3175
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Bolton 0 82 £37,500 - 9
Stockport 0 70 £37,500 +10.29% 26
Wigan 0 53 £33,000 -9.58% 12
Salford 0 45 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Bury +3 25 £23,500 -41.25% 6
Cheadle +1 23 £33,500 +11.66% 2
Altrincham -7 17 £37,250 -0.66% 7
Rochdale 0 14 £39,750 +16.91%
Oldham 0 12 £37,000 -5.72% 3
Sale +6 4 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1417 (49.51%) .NET
2 1366 (47.73%) C#
3 1295 (45.25%) HTML
4 1251 (43.71%) JavaScript
5 1126 (39.34%) CSS
6 1089 (38.05%) SQL Server
7 1017 (35.53%) ASP.NET
8 947 (33.09%) MVC
9 923 (32.25%) SQL
10 760 (26.55%) jQuery
11 593 (20.72%) Java
12 592 (20.68%) TDD
13 564 (19.71%) OO
14 559 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
15 453 (15.83%) WCF
16 450 (15.72%) XML
17 448 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC
18 432 (15.09%) PHP
19 423 (14.78%) .NET Framework
20 414 (14.47%) Microsoft
21 410 (14.33%) Web Services
22 383 (13.38%) Scrum
23 377 (13.17%) Degree
24 371 (12.96%) HTML5
25 361 (12.61%) E-Commerce
26 342 (11.95%) MySQL
27 327 (11.43%) Windows
28 301 (10.52%) Web Development
29 292 (10.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
30 274 (9.57%) Finance

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 152 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 142 (4.96%) CMS
3 129 (4.51%) WordPress
4 112 (3.91%) Tomcat
5 93 (3.25%) IIS
6 83 (2.90%) Node.js
7 58 (2.03%) WebSphere
7 58 (2.03%) Apache
8 39 (1.36%) Drupal
9 37 (1.29%) Umbraco
10 29 (1.01%) WebLogic
11 27 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
12 26 (0.91%) SAS
13 24 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
14 21 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
15 14 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (0.38%) Confluence
17 9 (0.31%) Sitefinity
17 9 (0.31%) Apache Solr
17 9 (0.31%) GlassFish
Applications
1 204 (7.13%) MS Excel
2 98 (3.42%) Photoshop
3 18 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.38%) MS Office
5 10 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.31%) Fireworks
7 6 (0.21%) InDesign
8 2 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.070%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.035%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.035%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 128 (4.47%) Magento
2 46 (1.61%) Visualfiles
3 25 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.42%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.31%) SAP SRM
6 9 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.31%) SAP CO
6 9 (0.31%) SAP CRM
6 9 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (0.31%) SAP HR
6 9 (0.31%) SAP SD
6 9 (0.31%) SAP FI
6 9 (0.31%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.17%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.035%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.035%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.035%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.035%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 46 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.35%) GitHub
5 9 (0.31%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.24%) Office 365
6 7 (0.24%) SaaS
7 5 (0.17%) PaaS
8 4 (0.14%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.14%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.14%) IaaS
9 2 (0.070%) Route 53
9 2 (0.070%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.035%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.035%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 83 (2.90%) HTTP
2 75 (2.62%) Internet
3 49 (1.71%) Intranet
4 19 (0.66%) SSL
5 8 (0.28%) RFID
6 6 (0.21%) AMQP
6 6 (0.21%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.17%) DNS
8 4 (0.14%) FTP
8 4 (0.14%) Wireless
8 4 (0.14%) Extranet
9 3 (0.10%) SSH
9 3 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.070%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.070%) VPN
10 2 (0.070%) SMTP
10 2 (0.070%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.070%) SMS
10 2 (0.070%) IPsec
10 2 (0.070%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1089 (38.05%) SQL Server
2 342 (11.95%) MySQL
3 241 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 163 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 154 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 146 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 144 (5.03%) Relational Database
8 113 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 75 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 60 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
11 44 (1.54%) Oracle Database
12 38 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
13 35 (1.22%) RDBMS
14 33 (1.15%) MongoDB
15 31 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
16 30 (1.05%) Hazelcast
17 27 (0.94%) DB2
18 25 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
18 25 (0.87%) Big Data
19 22 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 187 (6.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 179 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 151 (5.28%) Git (software)
4 112 (3.91%) Subversion
5 94 (3.28%) NUnit
6 90 (3.14%) Eclipse
7 76 (2.66%) Maven
8 52 (1.82%) JUnit
9 44 (1.54%) Moq
10 42 (1.47%) Selenium
11 37 (1.29%) Ant
12 34 (1.19%) SpecFlow
13 33 (1.15%) Mercurial
14 32 (1.12%) Xcode
15 29 (1.01%) Jenkins
16 28 (0.98%) ReSharper
17 24 (0.84%) JIRA
18 17 (0.59%) MSTest
19 16 (0.56%) Grunt
19 16 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 274 (9.57%) Finance
2 155 (5.42%) Marketing
3 104 (3.63%) Games
4 87 (3.04%) Retail
5 73 (2.55%) Legal
6 52 (1.82%) Advertising
7 48 (1.68%) Law
8 34 (1.19%) Automotive
9 32 (1.12%) Telecoms
10 27 (0.94%) Banking
11 19 (0.66%) Back Office
12 15 (0.52%) Billing
13 12 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.28%) Publishing
16 3 (0.10%) German Language
16 3 (0.10%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.10%) Turkish Language
16 3 (0.10%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1417 (49.51%) .NET
2 1295 (45.25%) HTML
3 1126 (39.34%) CSS
4 1017 (35.53%) ASP.NET
5 760 (26.55%) jQuery
6 453 (15.83%) WCF
7 450 (15.72%) XML
8 448 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 423 (14.78%) .NET Framework
10 410 (14.33%) Web Services
11 371 (12.96%) HTML5
12 292 (10.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 241 (8.42%) LINQ
14 230 (8.04%) Ajax
15 216 (7.55%) Spring
16 205 (7.16%) CSS3
17 193 (6.74%) J2EE
18 160 (5.59%) Hibernate
19 154 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 147 (5.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 214 (7.48%) Mobile App
2 183 (6.39%) Computer Science
3 121 (4.23%) iPhone
4 78 (2.73%) N-Tier
5 72 (2.52%) Mathematics
6 68 (2.38%) Social Media
7 64 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
8 62 (2.17%) iPad
9 49 (1.71%) Open Source
10 48 (1.68%) 3D Graphics
11 43 (1.50%) Blackberry
12 32 (1.12%) W3C
13 30 (1.05%) Client/Server
14 28 (0.98%) Physics
15 20 (0.70%) NHS
16 19 (0.66%) Graphic Design
17 15 (0.52%) Statistics
18 13 (0.45%) Management Information System
19 12 (0.42%) Visualisation
19 12 (0.42%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 327 (11.43%) Windows
2 272 (9.50%) Linux
3 249 (8.70%) Android
4 179 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 71 (2.48%) UNIX
6 35 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (0.80%) Windows Phone
8 13 (0.45%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
10 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.14%) AIX
13 4 (0.14%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.10%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.070%) CentOS
15 2 (0.070%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.035%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.035%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 947 (33.09%) MVC
2 592 (20.68%) TDD
3 564 (19.71%) OO
4 559 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
5 383 (13.38%) Scrum
6 361 (12.61%) E-Commerce
7 301 (10.52%) Web Development
8 249 (8.70%) OOP
9 221 (7.72%) Software Engineering
10 208 (7.27%) Unit Testing
11 154 (5.38%) OOD
12 140 (4.89%) Project Management
13 135 (4.72%) iOS Development
13 135 (4.72%) Web Application Development
14 123 (4.30%) BDD
15 106 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
16 101 (3.53%) Android Development
17 98 (3.42%) SEO
18 90 (3.14%) Domain-Driven Design
19 87 (3.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1366 (47.73%) C#
2 1251 (43.71%) JavaScript
3 923 (32.25%) SQL
4 593 (20.72%) Java
5 432 (15.09%) PHP
6 259 (9.05%) VB.NET
7 226 (7.90%) T-SQL
8 109 (3.81%) C++
9 102 (3.56%) Objective-C
10 93 (3.25%) Ruby
11 71 (2.48%) C
12 64 (2.24%) Python
13 60 (2.10%) Perl
13 60 (2.10%) PHP5
14 54 (1.89%) XPath
15 41 (1.43%) PL/SQL
16 36 (1.26%) VB
17 21 (0.73%) VBA
18 19 (0.66%) Scala
19 16 (0.56%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 377 (13.17%) Degree
2 47 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (1.33%) MCP
4 37 (1.29%) Security Cleared
5 24 (0.84%) MCSD
6 22 (0.77%) MCTS
7 21 (0.73%) MCAD
8 14 (0.49%) HND
9 9 (0.31%) MCSE
9 9 (0.31%) SC Cleared
10 8 (0.28%) HNC
11 5 (0.17%) CCNP
11 5 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.070%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.035%) MCITP
13 1 (0.035%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (2.10%) QA
2 19 (0.66%) WAI
3 10 (0.35%) WCAG
4 5 (0.17%) SLA
5 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.070%) Squid
4 1 (0.035%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.035%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (0.38%) Puppet
2 4 (0.14%) OpenView
3 3 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.070%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.070%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.035%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 414 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 188 (6.57%) Oracle
3 106 (3.70%) Zend
4 91 (3.18%) Google
5 42 (1.47%) JBoss
6 35 (1.22%) Red Hat
7 32 (1.12%) Adobe
8 29 (1.01%) Facebook
9 27 (0.94%) SAP
9 27 (0.94%) Sitecore
10 25 (0.87%) Twitter
11 23 (0.80%) Sybase
12 18 (0.63%) Sencha
13 17 (0.59%) IBM
13 17 (0.59%) Symbian
14 16 (0.56%) Apple
14 16 (0.56%) Business Objects
15 14 (0.49%) Xamarin
16 13 (0.45%) Wonderware
17 11 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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