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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 161 156 162
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 18 30 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.78% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.82% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 29
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £40,200 £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
3125 3663 3899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.27% 94.82% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2554 3029 3369
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 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -6 2 £45,000 +80.00%
Stockport - 2 £33,500 - 2
Wigan - 1 £22,500 -
Programmer
North West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (50.00%) C#
1 20 (50.00%) HTML
1 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 20 (50.00%) .NET
2 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
4 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (40.00%) CSS
5 14 (35.00%) SQL
6 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
7 12 (30.00%) Java
8 10 (25.00%) MVC
8 10 (25.00%) Finance
8 10 (25.00%) WCF
8 10 (25.00%) J2EE
8 10 (25.00%) Web Services
8 10 (25.00%) XML
9 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (20.00%) JBoss
11 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
11 7 (17.50%) VB
11 7 (17.50%) Subversion
11 7 (17.50%) Spring
11 7 (17.50%) Silverlight
11 7 (17.50%) Ajax
11 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
12 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
12 6 (15.00%) Scrum
12 6 (15.00%) Windows
12 6 (15.00%) Linux

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (20.00%) JBoss
2 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.00%) OpenEdge
4 2 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) PrintSoft PReS
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) MySQL
4 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Subversion
2 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.50%) JUnit
3 3 (7.50%) NUnit
3 3 (7.50%) Redmine
4 2 (5.00%) Moq
4 2 (5.00%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.50%) MSTest
5 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) HTML
1 20 (50.00%) .NET
2 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (40.00%) CSS
3 10 (25.00%) WCF
3 10 (25.00%) J2EE
3 10 (25.00%) Web Services
3 10 (25.00%) XML
4 7 (17.50%) Spring
4 7 (17.50%) Silverlight
4 7 (17.50%) Ajax
4 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
5 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
6 5 (12.50%) JSP
6 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (12.50%) Ember.js
7 3 (7.50%) SOAP
7 3 (7.50%) Middleware
7 3 (7.50%) SonicMQ
7 3 (7.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) LIMS
3 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.50%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
3 10 (25.00%) MVC
4 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
5 6 (15.00%) Scrum
6 5 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
6 5 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 5 (12.50%) SDLC
7 4 (10.00%) Change Management
8 3 (7.50%) OOP
8 3 (7.50%) OO
9 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.00%) Time Management
9 2 (5.00%) SOA
9 2 (5.00%) ERP
10 1 (2.50%) Information Management
10 1 (2.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) C#
1 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) Java
4 7 (17.50%) VB
5 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.50%) C
5 3 (7.50%) VB6
6 2 (5.00%) LINC
6 2 (5.00%) Progress 4GL
6 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
1 2 (5.00%) MCSD
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Capita
3 2 (5.00%) Unisys
4 1 (2.50%) Zend
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + bens + flexi-time
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens + flexi-time
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Southway Housing Trust
Salary: £33.5k - 37.5k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago