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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 147 164 161
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 26 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.77% 0.48% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.51% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 25
Average salary £34,500 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £20,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £42,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
3207 3710 4083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.05% 94.19% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2659 3039 3542
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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
Altrincham +4 2 £45,000 +80.00%
Stockport - 1 £29,500 - 1
Wigan - 1 £22,500 - 1
Programmer
North West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 20 (47.62%) .NET
2 19 (45.24%) C#
3 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 18 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
4 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
5 15 (35.71%) SQL
5 15 (35.71%) HTML
6 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (26.19%) Java
8 10 (23.81%) CSS
8 10 (23.81%) Linux
9 9 (21.43%) Hibernate
9 9 (21.43%) Spring
9 9 (21.43%) E-Commerce
9 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (19.05%) WCF
10 8 (19.05%) Finance
10 8 (19.05%) XML
10 8 (19.05%) VB
11 7 (16.67%) Mainframe
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.67%) Unisys
11 7 (16.67%) LINC
11 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
12 6 (14.29%) Degree
12 6 (14.29%) Scrum
12 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
12 6 (14.29%) JSP

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (14.29%) IIS
1 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.90%) JBoss
2 5 (11.90%) Apache Solr
3 4 (9.52%) OpenEdge
4 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) PrintSoft PReS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.14%) EDRMS
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.76%) MySQL
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 3 (7.14%) NUnit
2 2 (4.76%) Maven
2 2 (4.76%) ReSharper
2 2 (4.76%) Selenium
2 2 (4.76%) Moq
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) MSTest
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) ProC
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) .NET
2 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 15 (35.71%) HTML
4 10 (23.81%) CSS
5 9 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 9 (21.43%) Spring
6 8 (19.05%) WCF
6 8 (19.05%) XML
7 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 6 (14.29%) Web Services
8 6 (14.29%) J2EE
8 6 (14.29%) JSP
9 5 (11.90%) Ember.js
9 5 (11.90%) Silverlight
9 5 (11.90%) Ajax
10 4 (9.52%) REST
11 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (4.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.14%) NHS
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Android
3 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) UNIX
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 6 (14.29%) Scrum
5 5 (11.90%) Extreme Programming
5 5 (11.90%) OO
5 5 (11.90%) Change Management
5 5 (11.90%) MVC
5 5 (11.90%) Pair Programming
5 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.90%) SDLC
6 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.14%) Android Development
7 3 (7.14%) iOS Development
7 3 (7.14%) Mobile Development
7 3 (7.14%) TDD
8 2 (4.76%) ERP
8 2 (4.76%) OOD
8 2 (4.76%) SOA
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) C#
2 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 15 (35.71%) SQL
4 11 (26.19%) Java
5 8 (19.05%) VB
6 7 (16.67%) LINC
7 4 (9.52%) Progress 4GL
7 4 (9.52%) C
7 4 (9.52%) C++
7 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
8 3 (7.14%) VB6
8 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.38%) Python
9 1 (2.38%) SAS Macro
9 1 (2.38%) R
9 1 (2.38%) PROC SQL
9 1 (2.38%) Perl
9 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) MCSD
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Unisys
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Capita
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
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