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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 154 172 156
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 32 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 0.44% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.47% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 18
Average salary £35,000 £33,250 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,250 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
3717 3867 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.75% 95.08% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3120 3193 3186
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 25 (52.08%) C#
1 25 (52.08%) .NET
2 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
4 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 13 (27.08%) Visual Studio
5 13 (27.08%) OO
5 13 (27.08%) WCF
6 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.83%) Unisys
8 10 (20.83%) Mainframe
8 10 (20.83%) Java
8 10 (20.83%) SQL
8 10 (20.83%) LINC
9 9 (18.75%) MVC
10 8 (16.67%) Hibernate
10 8 (16.67%) Degree
10 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
10 8 (16.67%) HTML
10 8 (16.67%) Linux
10 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
11 7 (14.58%) REST
11 7 (14.58%) Spring
12 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
12 6 (12.50%) NUnit
12 6 (12.50%) Subversion

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 5 (10.42%) IIS
1 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.25%) JBoss
2 3 (6.25%) OpenEdge
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.42%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.25%) EDRMS
4 3 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.50%) NUnit
2 6 (12.50%) Subversion
3 5 (10.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (10.42%) ReSharper
3 5 (10.42%) Selenium
3 5 (10.42%) Moq
4 2 (4.17%) Maven
5 1 (2.08%) ProC
5 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.08%) MSTest
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) .NET
2 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 13 (27.08%) WCF
4 8 (16.67%) HTML
4 8 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 7 (14.58%) Spring
5 7 (14.58%) REST
6 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (12.50%) WPF
6 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 6 (12.50%) XML
7 5 (10.42%) CSS
8 4 (8.33%) J2EE
8 4 (8.33%) JSP
8 4 (8.33%) DOM
8 4 (8.33%) Web Services
8 4 (8.33%) Backbone.js
8 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.25%) JMS
10 2 (4.17%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Mainframe
2 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) User Experience
4 3 (6.25%) NHS
4 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Android
2 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.17%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
2 13 (27.08%) OO
3 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.75%) MVC
5 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.50%) OOP
6 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.42%) ERP
7 5 (10.42%) SOA
8 4 (8.33%) Change Management
8 4 (8.33%) SDLC
9 3 (6.25%) Mobile Development
9 3 (6.25%) Android Development
9 3 (6.25%) iOS Development
9 3 (6.25%) Scrum
9 3 (6.25%) TDD
10 2 (4.17%) Pair Programming
10 2 (4.17%) Logistics
10 2 (4.17%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) C#
2 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.83%) SQL
3 10 (20.83%) Java
3 10 (20.83%) LINC
4 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.33%) VB
6 4 (8.33%) C
6 4 (8.33%) C++
7 3 (6.25%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (2.08%) VB6
8 1 (2.08%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) SAS Macro
8 1 (2.08%) R
8 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.08%) PROC SQL
8 1 (2.08%) Perl
8 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) MCSD
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.83%) Unisys
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 6 (12.50%) SAP
4 3 (6.25%) Capita
Bolton, Lancashire, Greater Manchester
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + excellent benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago