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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 154 130 125
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 32 59 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.79% 1.44% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.51% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32 57 42
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,600 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £38,783 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.72% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3838 3919 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.84% 95.52% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3197 3379 3291
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 2 £25,000 - 1
Bolton - 2 £42,500 -
Cheadle - 2 £35,000 -
Oldham - 1 £30,000 -
Rochdale - 1 £30,000 -
Wigan - 1 £47,500 -
Programmer
North West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (44.93%) HTML
2 30 (43.48%) SQL
2 30 (43.48%) .NET
3 29 (42.03%) C#
4 27 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 27 (39.13%) CSS
5 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 22 (31.88%) PHP
7 20 (28.99%) Java
7 20 (28.99%) Software Engineering
8 16 (23.19%) MySQL
9 15 (21.74%) Web Services
10 14 (20.29%) MVC
10 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
11 13 (18.84%) Visual Studio
11 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
12 12 (17.39%) HTML5
12 12 (17.39%) WCF
12 12 (17.39%) .NET Framework
13 11 (15.94%) jQuery
13 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (15.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (14.49%) Linux
14 10 (14.49%) C++
14 10 (14.49%) LINQ
14 10 (14.49%) Degree
15 9 (13.04%) Ruby
15 9 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails
15 9 (13.04%) Windows
16 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (11.59%) IIS
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.35%) Jetty
4 2 (2.90%) Drupal
4 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) RFID
2 1 (1.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) MySQL
2 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.35%) Ingres
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.90%) DB2
6 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.45%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.45%) Big Data
6 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.45%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.35%) Subversion
4 2 (2.90%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.45%) InstallAnywhere
5 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Games
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) French Language
3 2 (2.90%) Italian Language
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.93%) HTML
2 30 (43.48%) .NET
3 27 (39.13%) CSS
4 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 15 (21.74%) Web Services
6 12 (17.39%) HTML5
6 12 (17.39%) WCF
6 12 (17.39%) .NET Framework
7 11 (15.94%) jQuery
7 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (15.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (14.49%) LINQ
9 9 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (11.59%) XML
11 7 (10.14%) CSS3
12 6 (8.70%) LAMP
13 5 (7.25%) Spring
13 5 (7.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (5.80%) Ember.js
14 4 (5.80%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.35%) Data Extraction
3 3 (4.35%) Social Media
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) Replication
4 2 (2.90%) AS400
5 1 (1.45%) W3C
5 1 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.45%) Open Source
5 1 (1.45%) Statistics
5 1 (1.45%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Linux
2 9 (13.04%) Windows
3 8 (11.59%) UNIX
4 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.90%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.45%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Software Engineering
2 14 (20.29%) MVC
3 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.14%) Scrum
4 7 (10.14%) TDD
5 6 (8.70%) OO
6 4 (5.80%) Web Application Development
6 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.80%) Pair Programming
6 4 (5.80%) UML
7 3 (4.35%) OOP
7 3 (4.35%) ETL
7 3 (4.35%) Multithreading
7 3 (4.35%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.90%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (2.90%) iOS Development
8 2 (2.90%) OO PHP
8 2 (2.90%) Low Latency
8 2 (2.90%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) SQL
2 29 (42.03%) C#
3 27 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 22 (31.88%) PHP
5 20 (28.99%) Java
6 10 (14.49%) C++
7 9 (13.04%) Ruby
8 7 (10.14%) C
8 7 (10.14%) Perl
9 5 (7.25%) Python
9 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.35%) Delphi
11 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.90%) RPG
12 1 (1.45%) XQuery
12 1 (1.45%) VB
12 1 (1.45%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.45%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
1 1 (1.45%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) JBoss
3 3 (4.35%) Zend
4 2 (2.90%) Sybase
4 2 (2.90%) IBM
4 2 (2.90%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.45%) Twitter
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