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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1453 1479 1493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 35.91% 39.19% 38.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.71% 41.62% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1266 1328 1395
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
3853 3554 3726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.23% 94.17% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3216 3090 3277
Average salary £37,500 £35,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 22 September 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 September 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
Stockport 0 75 £35,000 +7.69% 20
Bolton 0 69 £36,000 -4.00% 11
Wigan 0 57 £32,500 -9.72% 12
Salford +2 33 £38,000 +8.57% 6
Bury +3 30 £27,000 -32.50% 5
Cheadle +1 24 £32,500 +14.03% 2
Altrincham -6 18 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Rochdale - 11 £39,500 -
Oldham +3 10 £37,000 +13.84% 1
Sale +4 5 £37,500 - 1
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1363 (47.24%) .NET
2 1327 (46.00%) C#
3 1312 (45.48%) HTML
4 1230 (42.63%) JavaScript
5 1146 (39.72%) CSS
6 1100 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1092 (37.85%) SQL Server
8 956 (33.14%) ASP.NET
9 933 (32.34%) MVC
10 921 (31.92%) SQL
11 722 (25.03%) jQuery
12 592 (20.52%) Java
13 578 (20.03%) TDD
14 538 (18.65%) OO
15 456 (15.81%) PHP
16 429 (14.87%) WCF
17 412 (14.28%) Web Services
18 409 (14.18%) .NET Framework
19 404 (14.00%) XML
20 401 (13.90%) ASP.NET MVC
21 393 (13.62%) Scrum
22 392 (13.59%) Microsoft
23 375 (13.00%) HTML5
24 366 (12.69%) MySQL
25 360 (12.48%) E-Commerce
26 359 (12.44%) Degree
27 320 (11.09%) Windows
28 305 (10.57%) Finance
29 300 (10.40%) Web Development
30 284 (9.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 157 (5.44%) SharePoint
2 154 (5.34%) WordPress
3 153 (5.30%) CMS
4 115 (3.99%) Tomcat
5 102 (3.54%) IIS
6 90 (3.12%) Node.js
7 67 (2.32%) Apache
8 59 (2.05%) WebSphere
9 45 (1.56%) Umbraco
10 44 (1.53%) Drupal
11 26 (0.90%) WebLogic
12 24 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
13 21 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
14 20 (0.69%) SAS
15 19 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
16 17 (0.59%) Confluence
17 14 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
18 10 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
19 9 (0.31%) Sitefinity
19 9 (0.31%) GlassFish
Applications
1 189 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 102 (3.54%) Photoshop
3 22 (0.76%) PowerPivot
4 18 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (0.59%) MS Office
6 11 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.38%) Fireworks
7 10 (0.35%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.21%) MS Project
8 6 (0.21%) InDesign
9 2 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.035%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.035%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 127 (4.40%) Magento
2 38 (1.32%) Visualfiles
3 29 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.45%) Google Analytics
6 10 (0.35%) SAP HR
6 10 (0.35%) SAP SD
6 10 (0.35%) SAP FI
6 10 (0.35%) SAP MM
6 10 (0.35%) SAP SRM
6 10 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.35%) SAP CRM
6 10 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
6 10 (0.35%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.17%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.035%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (0.38%) GitHub
5 10 (0.35%) SaaS
6 9 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.24%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.21%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.17%) PaaS
10 4 (0.14%) IaaS
11 3 (0.10%) Office 365
12 2 (0.069%) Route 53
12 2 (0.069%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.035%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.035%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.035%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 88 (3.05%) HTTP
2 74 (2.56%) Internet
3 54 (1.87%) Intranet
4 20 (0.69%) SSL
5 6 (0.21%) AMQP
5 6 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.21%) Extranet
6 5 (0.17%) DNS
7 4 (0.14%) FTP
8 3 (0.10%) SSH
8 3 (0.10%) SMTP
9 2 (0.069%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.069%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.069%) SMS
9 2 (0.069%) VPN
9 2 (0.069%) MPLS
9 2 (0.069%) PPTP
9 2 (0.069%) Wireless
9 2 (0.069%) IPsec
10 1 (0.035%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1092 (37.85%) SQL Server
2 366 (12.69%) MySQL
3 239 (8.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 200 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 189 (6.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 136 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 131 (4.54%) Relational Database
8 110 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 109 (3.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 84 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
11 43 (1.49%) MongoDB
12 42 (1.46%) Oracle Database
13 41 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
14 33 (1.14%) Big Data
15 32 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
15 32 (1.11%) Hazelcast
16 31 (1.07%) RDBMS
16 31 (1.07%) DB2
17 26 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
18 22 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 191 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 185 (6.41%) Git (software)
3 171 (5.93%) Visual Studio
4 116 (4.02%) Subversion
5 89 (3.08%) NUnit
6 75 (2.60%) Eclipse
7 72 (2.50%) Maven
8 53 (1.84%) JUnit
9 40 (1.39%) Selenium
10 39 (1.35%) Moq
11 32 (1.11%) Xcode
12 31 (1.07%) JIRA
13 29 (1.01%) Mercurial
14 28 (0.97%) Jenkins
15 25 (0.87%) Ant
16 24 (0.83%) SpecFlow
17 20 (0.69%) ReSharper
18 18 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
19 16 (0.55%) Grunt
19 16 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 305 (10.57%) Finance
2 156 (5.41%) Marketing
3 104 (3.60%) Games
4 79 (2.74%) Retail
5 66 (2.29%) Legal
6 49 (1.70%) Banking
6 49 (1.70%) Advertising
7 44 (1.53%) Law
8 42 (1.46%) Automotive
9 33 (1.14%) Telecoms
10 23 (0.80%) Back Office
11 15 (0.52%) Billing
12 14 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.28%) Publishing
15 4 (0.14%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.10%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.10%) German Language
16 3 (0.10%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.10%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1363 (47.24%) .NET
2 1312 (45.48%) HTML
3 1146 (39.72%) CSS
4 956 (33.14%) ASP.NET
5 722 (25.03%) jQuery
6 429 (14.87%) WCF
7 412 (14.28%) Web Services
8 409 (14.18%) .NET Framework
9 404 (14.00%) XML
10 401 (13.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 375 (13.00%) HTML5
12 284 (9.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 253 (8.77%) LINQ
14 223 (7.73%) Ajax
15 215 (7.45%) CSS3
16 208 (7.21%) Spring
17 191 (6.62%) J2EE
18 156 (5.41%) Hibernate
19 150 (5.20%) WPF
20 142 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 199 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 175 (6.07%) Computer Science
3 119 (4.12%) User Experience
4 113 (3.92%) iPhone
5 81 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
6 79 (2.74%) N-Tier
7 74 (2.56%) Mathematics
8 66 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
9 57 (1.98%) iPad
10 56 (1.94%) Social Media
11 50 (1.73%) 3D Graphics
12 43 (1.49%) Open Source
13 40 (1.39%) Blackberry
14 34 (1.18%) Client/Server
15 32 (1.11%) Physics
16 25 (0.87%) W3C
16 25 (0.87%) Graphic Design
17 22 (0.76%) NHS
18 17 (0.59%) Visualisation
19 15 (0.52%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 320 (11.09%) Windows
2 277 (9.60%) Linux
3 241 (8.35%) Android
4 172 (5.96%) Apple iOS
5 61 (2.11%) UNIX
6 36 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (0.87%) 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 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.14%) AIX
14 3 (0.10%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.069%) CentOS
15 2 (0.069%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.035%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.035%) Windows CE
16 1 (0.035%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1100 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
2 933 (32.34%) MVC
3 578 (20.03%) TDD
4 538 (18.65%) OO
5 393 (13.62%) Scrum
6 360 (12.48%) E-Commerce
7 300 (10.40%) Web Development
8 254 (8.80%) OOP
9 218 (7.56%) Software Engineering
10 207 (7.18%) Unit Testing
11 158 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
12 152 (5.27%) OOD
13 140 (4.85%) Mentoring
14 136 (4.71%) Web Application Development
15 130 (4.51%) Project Management
16 126 (4.37%) iOS Development
17 116 (4.02%) BDD
18 100 (3.47%) CRM
19 99 (3.43%) SEO
19 99 (3.43%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 1327 (46.00%) C#
2 1230 (42.63%) JavaScript
3 921 (31.92%) SQL
4 592 (20.52%) Java
5 456 (15.81%) PHP
6 246 (8.53%) VB.NET
7 212 (7.35%) T-SQL
8 119 (4.12%) C++
9 91 (3.15%) Objective-C
10 87 (3.02%) Ruby
11 67 (2.32%) C
12 64 (2.22%) PHP5
13 62 (2.15%) Python
14 53 (1.84%) XPath
15 49 (1.70%) Perl
16 44 (1.53%) PL/SQL
17 41 (1.42%) VB
18 22 (0.76%) VBA
19 20 (0.69%) Scala
19 20 (0.69%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 359 (12.44%) Degree
2 42 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 30 (1.04%) MCP
5 21 (0.73%) MCSD
6 20 (0.69%) MCTS
7 17 (0.59%) MCAD
8 9 (0.31%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.24%) HND
10 5 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.17%) CCNP
11 4 (0.14%) HNC
11 4 (0.14%) MCSE
12 2 (0.069%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.035%) MCITP
13 1 (0.035%) MCPD
13 1 (0.035%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (1.66%) QA
2 17 (0.59%) WAI
3 11 (0.38%) SLA
4 6 (0.21%) WCAG
5 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.069%) Squid
4 1 (0.035%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (0.42%) Puppet
2 4 (0.14%) Capistrano
2 4 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.14%) OpenView
3 2 (0.069%) CA Endevor
3 2 (0.069%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.035%) Ansible
4 1 (0.035%) Salt
Vendors
1 392 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 187 (6.48%) Oracle
3 119 (4.12%) Zend
4 94 (3.26%) Google
5 45 (1.56%) JBoss
6 36 (1.25%) Red Hat
7 33 (1.14%) Facebook
8 31 (1.07%) Sitecore
9 28 (0.97%) SAP
9 28 (0.97%) Adobe
10 26 (0.90%) Sybase
11 21 (0.73%) Twitter
12 18 (0.62%) IBM
13 16 (0.55%) Business Objects
13 16 (0.55%) Symbian
14 14 (0.49%) Sencha
14 14 (0.49%) Apple
14 14 (0.49%) Wonderware
15 11 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (0.38%) Xamarin
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 10 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000+ per annum depending on experien
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Epsilium Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits + Stock
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Negotiable dependant on Experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Amazing Benefits!!
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days, Great environment
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago