The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 95 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 108 224 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.57% 5.93% 5.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 6.26% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 93 211 214
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Software Developer
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
3998 3581 4050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 94.76% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3420 3114 3659
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,709 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Manchester region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Manchester

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Software Developer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Altrincham 0 10 £42,500 - 1
Bolton +6 5 £27,500 -22.53% 1
Stockport -26 5 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Salford -3 2 £32,500 -
Wigan -15 2 £28,250 -5.83% 1
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 181 (71.83%) C#
2 178 (70.63%) .NET
3 133 (52.78%) SQL Server
4 106 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (41.27%) ASP.NET
6 86 (34.13%) HTML
7 80 (31.75%) OO
8 79 (31.35%) CSS
9 78 (30.95%) JavaScript
10 77 (30.56%) SQL
11 76 (30.16%) Windows
12 73 (28.97%) MVC
13 67 (26.59%) VB.NET
14 65 (25.79%) Software Engineering
15 59 (23.41%) OOD
16 56 (22.22%) WCF
17 51 (20.24%) Java
18 50 (19.84%) Microsoft
19 48 (19.05%) Web Services
20 47 (18.65%) Degree
21 42 (16.67%) .NET Framework
22 41 (16.27%) WPF
22 41 (16.27%) Project Management
23 40 (15.87%) jQuery
24 37 (14.68%) Finance
24 37 (14.68%) SQL Server 2008
25 34 (13.49%) Unit Testing
26 32 (12.70%) XML
27 31 (12.30%) WinForms
27 31 (12.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.37%) IIS
2 7 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.59%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.19%) CMS
4 3 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.19%) Node.js
5 2 (0.79%) Confluence
5 2 (0.79%) WordPress
6 1 (0.40%) Mule
6 1 (0.40%) Lync
6 1 (0.40%) Zimbra
6 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.40%) GroupWise
6 1 (0.40%) Drupal
6 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 28 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Magento
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.98%) SaaS
2 2 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.79%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.79%) GitHub
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.57%) HTTP
2 7 (2.78%) Internet
3 2 (0.79%) AMQP
4 1 (0.40%) DNS
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 37 (14.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (6.35%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.59%) MySQL
8 4 (1.59%) MS Access
9 3 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.79%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.79%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (11.51%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.73%) NUnit
3 21 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (6.75%) Moq
5 13 (5.16%) Subversion
6 12 (4.76%) JUnit
7 11 (4.37%) Maven
8 9 (3.57%) Git (software)
9 6 (2.38%) Xcode
10 5 (1.98%) JIRA
11 4 (1.59%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.19%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.19%) MSTest
13 2 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.79%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.79%) Gradle
13 2 (0.79%) Ant
13 2 (0.79%) Selenium
14 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (14.68%) Finance
2 19 (7.54%) Retail
3 12 (4.76%) Games
4 11 (4.37%) Marketing
5 6 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.59%) Banking
7 3 (1.19%) Billing
8 2 (0.79%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (70.63%) .NET
2 104 (41.27%) ASP.NET
3 86 (34.13%) HTML
4 79 (31.35%) CSS
5 56 (22.22%) WCF
6 48 (19.05%) Web Services
7 42 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 41 (16.27%) WPF
9 40 (15.87%) jQuery
10 32 (12.70%) XML
11 31 (12.30%) WinForms
11 31 (12.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 29 (11.51%) LINQ
13 23 (9.13%) Ajax
14 21 (8.33%) JMS
15 18 (7.14%) ADO.NET
15 18 (7.14%) JSON
16 17 (6.75%) HTML5
17 16 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.73%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.75%) Mathematics
2 17 (6.75%) Physics
3 10 (3.97%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.78%) User Experience
5 6 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (1.98%) NHS
6 5 (1.98%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.98%) Informatics
7 4 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.79%) EMV
8 2 (0.79%) W3C
8 2 (0.79%) APACS
8 2 (0.79%) Animation
8 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.79%) Open Source
8 2 (0.79%) Social Media
8 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) Xbox
9 1 (0.40%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 76 (30.16%) Windows
2 22 (8.73%) Linux
3 17 (6.75%) Android
4 9 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.38%) Windows Phone
6 5 (1.98%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (31.75%) OO
3 73 (28.97%) MVC
4 65 (25.79%) Software Engineering
5 59 (23.41%) OOD
6 41 (16.27%) Project Management
7 34 (13.49%) Unit Testing
8 29 (11.51%) Requirements Analysis
9 23 (9.13%) SOA
9 23 (9.13%) E-Commerce
10 20 (7.94%) TDD
11 18 (7.14%) Web Development
12 16 (6.35%) UML
12 16 (6.35%) OOP
13 12 (4.76%) Scrum
14 11 (4.37%) Mentoring
15 10 (3.97%) BDD
16 9 (3.57%) Android Development
16 9 (3.57%) iOS Development
17 7 (2.78%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 181 (71.83%) C#
2 78 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 77 (30.56%) SQL
4 67 (26.59%) VB.NET
5 51 (20.24%) Java
6 27 (10.71%) C++
6 27 (10.71%) T-SQL
7 14 (5.56%) PHP
8 10 (3.97%) Delphi
9 9 (3.57%) XPath
10 8 (3.17%) Ruby
11 7 (2.78%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.78%) Python
12 6 (2.38%) C
12 6 (2.38%) XAML
12 6 (2.38%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.98%) Scala
14 4 (1.59%) VBScript
15 3 (1.19%) VB
16 2 (0.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 47 (18.65%) Degree
2 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.59%) MCP
4 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.79%) MCSE
5 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) CCNP
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) MCTS
6 1 (0.40%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.38%) QA
2 4 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 50 (19.84%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.73%) Oracle
3 11 (4.37%) Red Hat
4 10 (3.97%) Wonderware
4 10 (3.97%) Embarcadero
5 9 (3.57%) Google
6 6 (2.38%) Apple
6 6 (2.38%) Siemens
7 4 (1.59%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.59%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.19%) Zend
9 2 (0.79%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.79%) Capita
10 1 (0.40%) Sony
10 1 (0.40%) VMware
10 1 (0.40%) Lotus
10 1 (0.40%) Novell
10 1 (0.40%) Sybase
10 1 (0.40%) SAP
10 1 (0.40%) HP
Manchester
Hudson - London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum £DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Training + Pension + Flexi
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Guru Careers
Salary: £40 - 50k
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago