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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 170 159 118
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 15 31 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 0.78% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.82% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 72
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £44,750 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.42%
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
3611 3787 3858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.66% 94.91% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3166 3351
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Stockport - 1 £37,500 - 2
Programmer
North West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 18 (56.25%) HTML
2 17 (53.13%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) .NET
3 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (46.88%) CSS
5 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
6 13 (40.63%) SQL
6 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
7 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
8 10 (31.25%) Web Services
8 10 (31.25%) XML
9 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (25.00%) WCF
9 8 (25.00%) J2EE
9 8 (25.00%) Java
9 8 (25.00%) Finance
10 7 (21.88%) MVC
10 7 (21.88%) JBoss
10 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
10 7 (21.88%) Ajax
10 7 (21.88%) Subversion
10 7 (21.88%) Silverlight
11 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.63%) Windows
11 5 (15.63%) VB
11 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
11 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
12 4 (12.50%) Ember.js

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (21.88%) JBoss
2 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) OpenEdge
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) PrintSoft PReS
3 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Subversion
2 3 (9.38%) JUnit
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.38%) Redmine
3 1 (3.13%) NUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) MSTest
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) HTML
2 17 (53.13%) .NET
3 15 (46.88%) CSS
4 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
5 10 (31.25%) Web Services
5 10 (31.25%) XML
6 8 (25.00%) J2EE
6 8 (25.00%) WCF
7 7 (21.88%) Silverlight
7 7 (21.88%) Ajax
8 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
9 4 (12.50%) Ember.js
9 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 4 (12.50%) Spring
9 4 (12.50%) JSP
10 3 (9.38%) SOAP
10 3 (9.38%) JMS
10 3 (9.38%) SonicMQ
10 3 (9.38%) Middleware
10 3 (9.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) LIMS
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) UNIX
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
3 7 (21.88%) MVC
4 4 (12.50%) Scrum
4 4 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) OOP
5 2 (6.25%) Time Management
5 2 (6.25%) Information Management
5 2 (6.25%) ERP
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) TDD
6 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C#
2 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 8 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) VB
6 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.25%) VB6
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) Delphi
7 1 (3.13%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) MCSD
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Progress
3 1 (3.13%) Teradata
3 1 (3.13%) Capita
3 1 (3.13%) Zend
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