The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1405 1669 1437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 34.85% 40.86% 37.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.90% 43.02% 39.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1186 1486 1361
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,650 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +1.42%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3808 3880 3656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.47% 94.98% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3143 3359 3224
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Developer
North West

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 92 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Stockport -1 67 £37,500 +7.14% 14
Salford 0 54 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Wigan 0 40 £37,500 +20.00% 15
Cheadle +1 21 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Bury 0 21 £20,000 -50.00% 5
Rochdale -1 14 £39,500 +16.17%
Altrincham -11 13 £43,750 +18.24% 5
Oldham -1 11 £36,000 -8.27% 1
Sale +3 4 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1461 (50.66%) .NET
2 1413 (48.99%) C#
3 1282 (44.45%) HTML
4 1257 (43.59%) JavaScript
5 1123 (38.94%) SQL Server
6 1115 (38.66%) CSS
7 1087 (37.69%) ASP.NET
8 975 (33.81%) SQL
9 960 (33.29%) MVC
10 761 (26.39%) jQuery
11 605 (20.98%) TDD
12 581 (20.15%) Java
13 572 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
14 568 (19.69%) OO
15 493 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC
16 473 (16.40%) XML
17 464 (16.09%) WCF
18 448 (15.53%) PHP
19 414 (14.36%) .NET Framework
20 412 (14.29%) Web Services
21 395 (13.70%) Scrum
22 394 (13.66%) Microsoft
23 380 (13.18%) Degree
24 369 (12.79%) E-Commerce
25 348 (12.07%) MySQL
25 348 (12.07%) HTML5
26 344 (11.93%) Windows
27 314 (10.89%) Web Development
28 290 (10.06%) VB.NET
29 283 (9.81%) Finance

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 164 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 155 (5.37%) CMS
3 119 (4.13%) WordPress
4 109 (3.78%) Tomcat
5 97 (3.36%) IIS
6 74 (2.57%) Node.js
7 56 (1.94%) Apache
8 51 (1.77%) WebSphere
9 39 (1.35%) Drupal
10 35 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 31 (1.07%) WebLogic
11 31 (1.07%) Umbraco
12 30 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
13 24 (0.83%) SAS
14 17 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
15 15 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (0.38%) Confluence
16 11 (0.38%) Apache Solr
17 8 (0.28%) GlassFish
17 8 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 196 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 101 (3.50%) Photoshop
3 26 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.38%) MS Office
5 10 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.31%) Fireworks
7 7 (0.24%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.21%) InDesign
9 2 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.035%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.035%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 138 (4.79%) Magento
2 49 (1.70%) Visualfiles
3 23 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.42%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.17%) SAP SRM
6 5 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.17%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.17%) SAP HR
6 5 (0.17%) SAP SD
6 5 (0.17%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.17%) SAP MM
6 5 (0.17%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.035%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.035%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.035%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.31%) SaaS
3 9 (0.31%) Office 365
4 7 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.24%) GitHub
5 5 (0.17%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.14%) PaaS
7 3 (0.10%) IaaS
8 2 (0.069%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.069%) Route 53
9 1 (0.035%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.035%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (2.70%) HTTP
2 70 (2.43%) Internet
3 48 (1.66%) Intranet
4 18 (0.62%) SSL
5 10 (0.35%) RFID
6 8 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.21%) AMQP
8 5 (0.17%) DNS
9 4 (0.14%) Extranet
9 4 (0.14%) Wireless
10 3 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.10%) FTP
10 3 (0.10%) NFC
11 2 (0.069%) OpenVPN
11 2 (0.069%) VPN
11 2 (0.069%) SMS
11 2 (0.069%) SMTP
11 2 (0.069%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.069%) PPTP
11 2 (0.069%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1123 (38.94%) SQL Server
2 348 (12.07%) MySQL
3 256 (8.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 161 (5.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 144 (4.99%) Relational Database
6 139 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 122 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 119 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 55 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 53 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
11 44 (1.53%) Oracle Database
12 38 (1.32%) RDBMS
13 36 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
14 31 (1.07%) MongoDB
15 26 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
15 26 (0.90%) DB2
16 24 (0.83%) Hazelcast
17 23 (0.80%) Big Data
18 21 (0.73%) NoSQL
18 21 (0.73%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 194 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 190 (6.59%) Visual Studio
3 138 (4.79%) Git (software)
4 111 (3.85%) Subversion
5 103 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 87 (3.02%) NUnit
7 74 (2.57%) Maven
8 58 (2.01%) JUnit
9 49 (1.70%) Ant
10 48 (1.66%) Selenium
11 42 (1.46%) Moq
12 35 (1.21%) Jenkins
13 34 (1.18%) SpecFlow
14 29 (1.01%) Xcode
14 29 (1.01%) Mercurial
15 27 (0.94%) ReSharper
16 23 (0.80%) JIRA
17 20 (0.69%) MSTest
17 20 (0.69%) NetBeans
18 15 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
General
1 283 (9.81%) Finance
2 164 (5.69%) Marketing
3 113 (3.92%) Games
4 82 (2.84%) Retail
5 80 (2.77%) Legal
6 52 (1.80%) Advertising
7 51 (1.77%) Law
8 34 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 30 (1.04%) Automotive
10 27 (0.94%) Banking
11 20 (0.69%) Back Office
12 14 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.45%) Billing
14 8 (0.28%) Publishing
14 8 (0.28%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.14%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.069%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.069%) Retail Banking
18 1 (0.035%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1461 (50.66%) .NET
2 1282 (44.45%) HTML
3 1115 (38.66%) CSS
4 1087 (37.69%) ASP.NET
5 761 (26.39%) jQuery
6 493 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 473 (16.40%) XML
8 464 (16.09%) WCF
9 414 (14.36%) .NET Framework
10 412 (14.29%) Web Services
11 348 (12.07%) HTML5
12 280 (9.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 241 (8.36%) LINQ
14 223 (7.73%) Spring
15 216 (7.49%) Ajax
16 206 (7.14%) CSS3
17 196 (6.80%) J2EE
18 164 (5.69%) Hibernate
19 158 (5.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 154 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 224 (7.77%) Mobile App
2 188 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 116 (4.02%) iPhone
4 78 (2.70%) Social Media
5 77 (2.67%) N-Tier
6 71 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 64 (2.22%) Mathematics
8 57 (1.98%) iPad
9 55 (1.91%) Open Source
10 46 (1.60%) 3D Graphics
11 42 (1.46%) Blackberry
12 36 (1.25%) W3C
13 30 (1.04%) Client/Server
14 24 (0.83%) Physics
15 22 (0.76%) NHS
16 17 (0.59%) Digital Media
17 15 (0.52%) Statistics
17 15 (0.52%) Visualisation
18 14 (0.49%) Graphic Design
19 13 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 344 (11.93%) Windows
2 266 (9.22%) Linux
3 239 (8.29%) Android
4 178 (6.17%) Apple iOS
5 77 (2.67%) UNIX
6 32 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (0.55%) Windows Phone
8 13 (0.45%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
11 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.14%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.14%) AIX
12 4 (0.14%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.069%) CentOS
13 2 (0.069%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.035%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.035%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 960 (33.29%) MVC
2 605 (20.98%) TDD
3 572 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
4 568 (19.69%) OO
5 395 (13.70%) Scrum
6 369 (12.79%) E-Commerce
7 314 (10.89%) Web Development
8 236 (8.18%) OOP
9 232 (8.04%) Software Engineering
10 213 (7.39%) Unit Testing
11 144 (4.99%) OOD
12 141 (4.89%) Project Management
13 138 (4.79%) iOS Development
14 137 (4.75%) Web Application Development
15 131 (4.54%) BDD
16 99 (3.43%) SEO
17 97 (3.36%) Android Development
18 89 (3.09%) Continuous Integration
19 86 (2.98%) Business Intelligence
19 86 (2.98%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 1413 (48.99%) C#
2 1257 (43.59%) JavaScript
3 975 (33.81%) SQL
4 581 (20.15%) Java
5 448 (15.53%) PHP
6 290 (10.06%) VB.NET
7 248 (8.60%) T-SQL
8 107 (3.71%) C++
9 102 (3.54%) Objective-C
10 100 (3.47%) Ruby
11 67 (2.32%) Python
11 67 (2.32%) C
12 63 (2.18%) PHP5
13 60 (2.08%) Perl
14 52 (1.80%) XPath
15 39 (1.35%) VB
16 36 (1.25%) PL/SQL
17 18 (0.62%) VBA
18 15 (0.52%) VBScript
18 15 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 380 (13.18%) Degree
2 52 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (1.53%) MCP
4 32 (1.11%) MCSD
5 31 (1.07%) Security Cleared
6 30 (1.04%) MCTS
7 29 (1.01%) MCAD
8 19 (0.66%) HND
9 10 (0.35%) HNC
10 9 (0.31%) SC Cleared
11 8 (0.28%) MCSE
12 5 (0.17%) CCNP
12 5 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.035%) MCITP
13 1 (0.035%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.035%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (1.94%) QA
2 19 (0.66%) WAI
3 13 (0.45%) WCAG
4 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.10%) SLA
6 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.069%) Squid
4 1 (0.035%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.035%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (0.28%) Puppet
2 4 (0.14%) OpenView
3 2 (0.069%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.069%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.035%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 394 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 195 (6.76%) Oracle
3 105 (3.64%) Zend
4 87 (3.02%) Google
5 47 (1.63%) JBoss
6 38 (1.32%) Adobe
7 32 (1.11%) Red Hat
8 28 (0.97%) Twitter
9 25 (0.87%) Facebook
9 25 (0.87%) Sitecore
10 23 (0.80%) Sybase
11 21 (0.73%) SAP
12 19 (0.66%) Sencha
13 17 (0.59%) Business Objects
14 16 (0.55%) Symbian
14 16 (0.55%) IBM
15 14 (0.49%) Apple
16 11 (0.38%) Sony
16 11 (0.38%) Xamarin
16 11 (0.38%) LexisNexis
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Based on Experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + parking, pension,25 days hol.
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
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Apollo Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
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Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 26,000 - 35,000
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
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