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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 163 156 119
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 22 22 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 0.58% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.62% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 64
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £22,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £41,500 £43,550
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
3853 3554 3726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.23% 94.17% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3216 3090 3277
Average salary £37,500 £35,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 22 September 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 22 September 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
(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
Salford +1 3 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Rochdale - 2 £19,000 -
Altrincham +1 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Sale - 1 £37,500 -
Wigan - 1 £22,500 - 1
Programmer
North West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 15 (33.33%) SQL
1 15 (33.33%) .NET
2 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.11%) C#
2 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
4 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (20.00%) TDD
5 9 (20.00%) Web Services
5 9 (20.00%) HTML
5 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.78%) Linux
6 8 (17.78%) Java
6 8 (17.78%) Perl
6 8 (17.78%) XML
6 8 (17.78%) MySQL
7 7 (15.56%) Coaching
7 7 (15.56%) CSS
7 7 (15.56%) PHP
7 7 (15.56%) C++
7 7 (15.56%) VB
7 7 (15.56%) VBA
7 7 (15.56%) LINQ
7 7 (15.56%) Finance
8 6 (13.33%) Scrum
8 6 (13.33%) jQuery

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.22%) CICS
1 1 (2.22%) IIS
1 1 (2.22%) Drupal
1 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (17.78%) MySQL
4 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.67%) MariaDB
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Maven
3 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Games
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 9 (20.00%) Web Services
3 9 (20.00%) HTML
4 8 (17.78%) XML
5 7 (15.56%) CSS
5 7 (15.56%) LINQ
6 6 (13.33%) jQuery
6 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (13.33%) RESTful
6 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (8.89%) Ajax
7 4 (8.89%) WCF
7 4 (8.89%) HTML5
8 3 (6.67%) JSON
8 3 (6.67%) LAMP
9 2 (4.44%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.44%) XSLT
9 2 (4.44%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) FMCG
2 4 (8.89%) Open Source
3 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) W3C
4 1 (2.22%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.22%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 9 (20.00%) TDD
3 7 (15.56%) Coaching
4 6 (13.33%) Scrum
4 6 (13.33%) MVC
4 6 (13.33%) ITIL
4 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 6 (13.33%) Web Application Development
5 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.89%) OO
6 3 (6.67%) DevOps
6 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.44%) Logistics
7 2 (4.44%) OOD
7 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.44%) OOP
7 2 (4.44%) 3D Visualisation
7 2 (4.44%) BDD
8 1 (2.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) SQL
2 14 (31.11%) C#
2 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.78%) Java
3 8 (17.78%) Perl
4 7 (15.56%) PHP
4 7 (15.56%) C++
4 7 (15.56%) VB
4 7 (15.56%) VBA
5 5 (11.11%) Ruby
6 4 (8.89%) Python
7 3 (6.67%) C
7 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.44%) Scala
9 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.22%) COBOL
9 1 (2.22%) Delphi
9 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.22%) XPath
9 1 (2.22%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
1 3 (6.67%) CFEngine
1 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.22%) Zend
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