The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 166 172 154
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 5 21 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.53% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.55% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 31
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Programmer
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
3100 3817 3632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.48% 96.51% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2562 3260 3148
Average salary £40,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
Oldham - 5 £32,500 -
Bury - 2 £32,500 -
Rochdale - 2 £32,500 -
Stockport - 2 £32,500 - 1
Programmer
North West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Subversion
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) PHP
6 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (23.08%) Web Development
6 3 (23.08%) Ajax
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) OWASP
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) Unisys
7 2 (15.38%) LINC
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) WCF
7 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
7 2 (15.38%) EDI
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) SAP

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) MS Access
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) EDI
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.69%) CSS
6 1 (7.69%) D3.js
6 1 (7.69%) REST
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) SDLC
2 3 (23.08%) OWASP
2 3 (23.08%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) OO PHP
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) LINC
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Unisys
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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