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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1351 1481 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 34.44% 39.79% 42.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.11% 42.15% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1187 1325 1591
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
3741 3514 3884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.36% 94.41% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3149 3002 3362
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 27 February 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 February 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
Bolton -2 82 £40,000 +6.66% 18
Stockport -1 58 £34,500 -1.42% 22
Wigan 0 57 £32,500 -7.14% 13
Altrincham 0 49 £40,000 -5.88% 15
Salford -2 19 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Cheadle 0 16 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Ashton-under-Lyne - 12 £30,000 - 2
Bury 0 10 £37,000 +32.14% 3
Rochdale -1 10 £45,000 +42.85% 4
Oldham -3 8 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Sale +3 1 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1473 (52.68%) HTML
2 1356 (48.50%) JavaScript
3 1326 (47.42%) .NET
4 1322 (47.28%) CSS
5 1320 (47.21%) C#
6 1041 (37.23%) ASP.NET
7 1023 (36.59%) SQL Server
8 1014 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
9 981 (35.09%) SQL
10 918 (32.83%) MVC
11 796 (28.47%) jQuery
12 641 (22.93%) PHP
13 569 (20.35%) OO
14 520 (18.60%) HTML5
15 459 (16.42%) MySQL
16 446 (15.95%) Java
17 404 (14.45%) TDD
18 399 (14.27%) ASP.NET MVC
19 392 (14.02%) Web Services
20 374 (13.38%) XML
21 368 (13.16%) Microsoft
22 344 (12.30%) Windows
23 343 (12.27%) Degree
24 335 (11.98%) Scrum
25 332 (11.87%) OOP
26 331 (11.84%) CSS3
27 310 (11.09%) Web Development
28 305 (10.91%) Finance
29 302 (10.80%) WCF
30 294 (10.52%) Git (software)

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 189 (6.76%) CMS
2 153 (5.47%) WordPress
3 138 (4.94%) SharePoint
4 127 (4.54%) Node.js
5 89 (3.18%) IIS
6 74 (2.65%) Apache
7 72 (2.58%) Umbraco
8 54 (1.93%) Drupal
9 44 (1.57%) Tomcat
10 36 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
11 34 (1.22%) JBoss
12 32 (1.14%) WebSphere
13 24 (0.86%) Joomla!
14 22 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
15 20 (0.72%) WebLogic
16 19 (0.68%) Confluence
17 17 (0.61%) GlassFish
18 13 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
19 12 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
20 10 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 139 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 79 (2.83%) Photoshop
3 57 (2.04%) PowerPivot
4 24 (0.86%) MS Office
5 15 (0.54%) Fireworks
6 12 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
7 10 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.072%) MS Project
9 2 (0.072%) Maya
9 2 (0.072%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.072%) CINEMA 4D
9 2 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.036%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.036%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 134 (4.79%) Magento
2 13 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.14%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.072%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.072%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.072%) Zen Cart
8 2 (0.072%) Shopify
8 2 (0.072%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.072%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.072%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.072%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.072%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.036%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.036%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.036%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (0.68%) SaaS
5 9 (0.32%) GitHub
6 6 (0.21%) Yammer
7 5 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.11%) Force.com
8 3 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.036%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.036%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.036%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.036%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 99 (3.54%) HTTP
2 91 (3.25%) Internet
3 39 (1.39%) Intranet
4 17 (0.61%) Network Security
5 10 (0.36%) SSH
5 10 (0.36%) Firewall
5 10 (0.36%) DNS
5 10 (0.36%) SMTP
6 8 (0.29%) SSL
7 6 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.18%) Extranet
9 3 (0.11%) ATM
10 2 (0.072%) SNMP
11 1 (0.036%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.036%) FTP
11 1 (0.036%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1023 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 459 (16.42%) MySQL
3 221 (7.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 218 (7.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 172 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 127 (4.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 111 (3.97%) Relational Database
8 103 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
9 70 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 62 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
11 45 (1.61%) MongoDB
12 42 (1.50%) Oracle Database
13 36 (1.29%) RDBMS
14 33 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
15 31 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
16 30 (1.07%) Data Mining
17 28 (1.00%) NoSQL
18 26 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
19 23 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
20 20 (0.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 294 (10.52%) Git (software)
2 163 (5.83%) Subversion
3 147 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 143 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 96 (3.43%) NUnit
6 72 (2.58%) Eclipse
7 65 (2.32%) JUnit
8 57 (2.04%) JIRA
9 40 (1.43%) Selenium
9 40 (1.43%) Maven
10 38 (1.36%) MSTest
11 29 (1.04%) Moq
12 28 (1.00%) Mercurial
13 26 (0.93%) Grunt
14 25 (0.89%) Jenkins
14 25 (0.89%) Xcode
15 24 (0.86%) Bitbucket
16 22 (0.79%) TeamCity
17 20 (0.72%) Ant
18 16 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 305 (10.91%) Finance
2 141 (5.04%) Marketing
3 99 (3.54%) Retail
4 68 (2.43%) Games
5 46 (1.65%) Advertising
6 45 (1.61%) Banking
7 40 (1.43%) Automotive
8 30 (1.07%) Telecoms
9 27 (0.97%) Back Office
10 22 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.68%) Music Industry
12 14 (0.50%) Law
12 14 (0.50%) Publishing
13 12 (0.43%) Legal
14 8 (0.29%) Military
14 8 (0.29%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.21%) Local Government
16 5 (0.18%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.14%) Retail Banking
18 3 (0.11%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1473 (52.68%) HTML
2 1326 (47.42%) .NET
3 1322 (47.28%) CSS
4 1041 (37.23%) ASP.NET
5 796 (28.47%) jQuery
6 520 (18.60%) HTML5
7 399 (14.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 392 (14.02%) Web Services
9 374 (13.38%) XML
10 331 (11.84%) CSS3
11 302 (10.80%) WCF
12 291 (10.41%) .NET Framework
13 253 (9.05%) Ajax
14 215 (7.69%) AngularJS
15 169 (6.04%) SOAP
16 155 (5.54%) LINQ
17 154 (5.51%) J2EE
18 143 (5.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 142 (5.08%) JSON
20 134 (4.79%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 183 (6.55%) Mobile App
2 152 (5.44%) User Experience
3 122 (4.36%) Computer Science
4 96 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
5 82 (2.93%) N-Tier
6 81 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
7 58 (2.07%) iPhone
8 31 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
9 30 (1.07%) Open Source
9 30 (1.07%) Client/Server
10 25 (0.89%) W3C
10 25 (0.89%) Streaming Music
11 24 (0.86%) Mathematics
12 22 (0.79%) Algorithms
13 21 (0.75%) iPad
14 20 (0.72%) Graphic Design
15 18 (0.64%) NHS
16 16 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
17 14 (0.50%) Visualisation
18 13 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 344 (12.30%) Windows
2 228 (8.15%) Linux
3 181 (6.47%) Android
4 158 (5.65%) Apple iOS
5 61 (2.18%) UNIX
6 26 (0.93%) Windows Phone
7 16 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.18%) Solaris
11 4 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.072%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.072%) Debian
12 2 (0.072%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.072%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.036%) CentOS
13 1 (0.036%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.036%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.036%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1014 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
2 918 (32.83%) MVC
3 569 (20.35%) OO
4 404 (14.45%) TDD
5 335 (11.98%) Scrum
6 332 (11.87%) OOP
7 310 (11.09%) Web Development
8 279 (9.98%) E-Commerce
9 236 (8.44%) Software Engineering
10 207 (7.40%) Business Intelligence
11 197 (7.05%) Unit Testing
12 160 (5.72%) CRM
13 144 (5.15%) Web Design
14 135 (4.83%) Web Application Development
15 111 (3.97%) Project Management
16 108 (3.86%) Domain-Driven Design
17 105 (3.76%) iOS Development
18 96 (3.43%) Responsive Web Design
19 93 (3.33%) OOD
20 92 (3.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1356 (48.50%) JavaScript
2 1320 (47.21%) C#
3 981 (35.09%) SQL
4 641 (22.93%) PHP
5 446 (15.95%) Java
6 238 (8.51%) VB.NET
7 144 (5.15%) T-SQL
8 136 (4.86%) C++
9 72 (2.58%) VB
10 66 (2.36%) Python
11 55 (1.97%) Ruby
12 54 (1.93%) C
13 49 (1.75%) Objective-C
13 49 (1.75%) PHP5
14 44 (1.57%) PL/SQL
15 30 (1.07%) Perl
16 23 (0.82%) VB6
17 22 (0.79%) Delphi
18 18 (0.64%) VBA
18 18 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 343 (12.27%) Degree
2 48 (1.72%) VCP4
3 41 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.43%) MCP
6 5 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (0.18%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.18%) MCTS
7 4 (0.14%) MCPD
7 4 (0.14%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.11%) MCSD
8 3 (0.11%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.072%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.072%) OCAJ
9 2 (0.072%) OCA
10 1 (0.036%) HND
10 1 (0.036%) MCSE
10 1 (0.036%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (1.29%) SLA
1 36 (1.29%) QA
2 17 (0.61%) WAI
3 7 (0.25%) WCAG
4 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.036%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.036%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.29%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.14%) Kibana
3 4 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.072%) Nagios
4 2 (0.072%) Plesk
4 2 (0.072%) Ansible
4 2 (0.072%) Puppet
5 1 (0.036%) MOM
5 1 (0.036%) Salt
5 1 (0.036%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.036%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.036%) Webmin
Vendors
1 368 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 171 (6.12%) Oracle
3 115 (4.11%) Zend
4 69 (2.47%) Google
5 65 (2.32%) Twitter
6 58 (2.07%) Facebook
7 47 (1.68%) Sitecore
8 40 (1.43%) Adobe
9 27 (0.97%) SAP
10 24 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
11 22 (0.79%) EPiServer
12 19 (0.68%) Apple
13 16 (0.57%) DevExpress
14 14 (0.50%) Red Hat
15 13 (0.46%) VMware
16 12 (0.43%) Teradata
17 11 (0.39%) Business Objects
17 11 (0.39%) Xamarin
18 10 (0.36%) Symbian
18 10 (0.36%) Sybase
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits+bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus+bens
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Cheadle, Cheshire
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Altrincham, Cheshire
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Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Wigan, Lancashire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
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