The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 172 153 152
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 17 32 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 0.78% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.82% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 30
Average salary £37,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.46% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £25,800 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3781 3904 3632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.50% 94.96% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3112 3380 3203
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 £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Programmer
North West

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Programmer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Manchester region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Manchester

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Programmer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 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
Rochdale - 2 £19,000 -
Salford -2 1 £37,500 -
Sale - 1 £37,500 -
Programmer
North West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 24 (50.00%) .NET
2 23 (47.92%) C#
3 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET
4 16 (33.33%) SQL
5 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 15 (31.25%) HTML
5 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 13 (27.08%) CSS
7 12 (25.00%) MVC
7 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (20.83%) Web Services
8 10 (20.83%) Perl
8 10 (20.83%) Java
9 9 (18.75%) PHP
9 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (16.67%) LINQ
10 8 (16.67%) MySQL
10 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
10 8 (16.67%) Linux
10 8 (16.67%) jQuery
11 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (14.58%) XML
11 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
11 7 (14.58%) Ruby
11 7 (14.58%) TDD
12 6 (12.50%) Scrum
12 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (12.50%) Finance

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) Drupal
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) RFID
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) MySQL
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.25%) MariaDB
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.08%) Hazelcast
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.08%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Games
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) French Language
2 2 (4.17%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) .NET
2 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET
3 15 (31.25%) HTML
4 13 (27.08%) CSS
5 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (20.83%) Web Services
7 8 (16.67%) LINQ
7 8 (16.67%) jQuery
8 7 (14.58%) XML
8 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (10.42%) HTML5
9 5 (10.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
9 5 (10.42%) WCF
10 4 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (8.33%) RESTful
11 3 (6.25%) Ajax
11 3 (6.25%) JSON
11 3 (6.25%) LAMP
11 3 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Open Source
2 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.25%) Data Extraction
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.17%) W3C
4 2 (4.17%) AS400
4 2 (4.17%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.08%) Statistics
5 1 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) UNIX
4 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) MVC
2 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.58%) TDD
5 6 (12.50%) Scrum
5 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 6 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 4 (8.33%) OO
7 3 (6.25%) ETL
7 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) OOP
7 3 (6.25%) DevOps
8 2 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (4.17%) Logistics
8 2 (4.17%) Stress Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.08%) CRM
9 1 (2.08%) ERP
9 1 (2.08%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) C#
2 16 (33.33%) SQL
3 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.83%) Perl
4 10 (20.83%) Java
5 9 (18.75%) PHP
6 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
6 7 (14.58%) Ruby
7 5 (10.42%) C++
8 4 (8.33%) Python
9 3 (6.25%) C
10 2 (4.17%) Delphi
10 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.17%) RPG
10 2 (4.17%) PHP5
11 1 (2.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
1 3 (6.25%) CFEngine
1 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Zend
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
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