The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 69 87 105
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 145 104 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.88% 2.89% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.99% 3.02% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 136 96 91
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
3633 3439 4117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.24% 95.63% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3175 2849 3518
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 4 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham +10 9 £37,500 -9.09% 1
Wigan -2 6 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Cheadle - 6 £34,000 -
Stockport +7 4 £35,500 -5.33% 1
Salford - 4 £40,000 - 1
Bolton -3 3 £27,500 +25.00%
Oldham -3 3 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Bury - 1 - -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 223 (68.20%) C#
2 222 (67.89%) .NET
3 193 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (58.72%) JavaScript
5 160 (48.93%) SQL Server
6 155 (47.40%) CSS
7 146 (44.65%) SQL
8 121 (37.00%) HTML
9 118 (36.09%) Software Engineering
10 113 (34.56%) ASP.NET
11 90 (27.52%) MVC
12 84 (25.69%) Java
13 79 (24.16%) Finance
14 67 (20.49%) JIRA
15 66 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC
16 64 (19.57%) T-SQL
17 61 (18.65%) Web Development
17 61 (18.65%) AngularJS
18 55 (16.82%) Computer Science
19 54 (16.51%) Scrum
20 53 (16.21%) Degree
20 53 (16.21%) SDLC
21 51 (15.60%) jQuery
21 51 (15.60%) Windows
22 48 (14.68%) TDD
23 47 (14.37%) Linux
23 47 (14.37%) HTML5
24 45 (13.76%) Waterfall
24 45 (13.76%) Team Foundation Server
25 43 (13.15%) Selenium

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (3.36%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.06%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.45%) JBoss
4 8 (2.45%) nginx
5 6 (1.83%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.83%) WordPress
6 5 (1.53%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.53%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.22%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.22%) Jetty
7 4 (1.22%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.22%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.92%) Apache
8 3 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.92%) CMS
8 3 (0.92%) Confluence
8 3 (0.92%) Drupal
8 3 (0.92%) SilverStripe
9 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (6.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.31%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.92%) GitHub
3 3 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.06%) Internet
2 3 (0.92%) HTTP
2 3 (0.92%) Intranet
3 2 (0.61%) AMQP
3 2 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.31%) Network Security
4 1 (0.31%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (48.93%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.87%) Big Data
3 24 (7.34%) MySQL
4 21 (6.42%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.98%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.67%) Hadoop
7 11 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.45%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.45%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.53%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.53%) RavenDB
11 5 (1.53%) Redis
12 4 (1.22%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.22%) Riak
12 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.92%) GIS
13 3 (0.92%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.61%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 67 (20.49%) JIRA
2 45 (13.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (13.15%) Selenium
4 33 (10.09%) Git (software)
5 24 (7.34%) NUnit
6 19 (5.81%) Jenkins
7 13 (3.98%) AccuRev
7 13 (3.98%) Visual Studio
8 12 (3.67%) MSTest
8 12 (3.67%) SpecFlow
9 11 (3.36%) Subversion
10 8 (2.45%) JUnit
11 7 (2.14%) JMeter
12 6 (1.83%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.22%) Gradle
13 4 (1.22%) Jasmine
13 4 (1.22%) TestNG
13 4 (1.22%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.92%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 79 (24.16%) Finance
2 15 (4.59%) Games
3 9 (2.75%) Retail
4 8 (2.45%) Banking
5 6 (1.83%) Legal
6 4 (1.22%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.22%) Marketing
7 3 (0.92%) Advertising
7 3 (0.92%) Back Office
7 3 (0.92%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.61%) Law
8 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Military
9 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (67.89%) .NET
2 155 (47.40%) CSS
3 121 (37.00%) HTML
4 113 (34.56%) ASP.NET
5 66 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 61 (18.65%) AngularJS
7 51 (15.60%) jQuery
8 47 (14.37%) HTML5
9 38 (11.62%) WCF
10 36 (11.01%) Java EE
10 36 (11.01%) Spring
11 35 (10.70%) .NET Framework
12 32 (9.79%) Web Services
13 27 (8.26%) CSS3
13 27 (8.26%) LINQ
14 26 (7.95%) REST
14 26 (7.95%) WPF
15 25 (7.65%) KnockoutJS
15 25 (7.65%) Oracle ADF
15 25 (7.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 55 (16.82%) Computer Science
2 36 (11.01%) Mathematics
3 19 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.20%) iPad
5 14 (4.28%) User Experience
6 10 (3.06%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.83%) Xbox
9 5 (1.53%) NHS
10 4 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.92%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.92%) Kindle
11 3 (0.92%) SCADA
11 3 (0.92%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.61%) PKI
12 2 (0.61%) Streaming Video
13 1 (0.31%) Blog
13 1 (0.31%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 51 (15.60%) Windows
2 47 (14.37%) Linux
3 4 (1.22%) Android
3 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.92%) Unix
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (36.09%) Software Engineering
3 90 (27.52%) MVC
4 61 (18.65%) Web Development
5 54 (16.51%) Scrum
6 53 (16.21%) SDLC
7 48 (14.68%) TDD
8 45 (13.76%) Waterfall
9 39 (11.93%) E-Commerce
10 36 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (10.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (8.87%) OO
13 27 (8.26%) Mentoring
14 24 (7.34%) Project Management
15 23 (7.03%) Requirements Analysis
16 19 (5.81%) Kanban
17 16 (4.89%) BDD
17 16 (4.89%) Continuous Delivery
18 15 (4.59%) Front End Development
19 14 (4.28%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 223 (68.20%) C#
2 192 (58.72%) JavaScript
3 146 (44.65%) SQL
4 84 (25.69%) Java
5 64 (19.57%) T-SQL
6 33 (10.09%) VB.NET
7 23 (7.03%) PHP
8 18 (5.50%) Python
9 16 (4.89%) C++
10 14 (4.28%) Ruby
11 13 (3.98%) C
11 13 (3.98%) Perl
12 8 (2.45%) VBA
13 6 (1.83%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.22%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.22%) Go
14 4 (1.22%) PHP 5
15 3 (0.92%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.92%) VB
16 2 (0.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 53 (16.21%) Degree
2 8 (2.45%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.61%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) HND
6 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.06%) QA
2 2 (0.61%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (0.92%) Hyper-V
1 3 (0.92%) Varnish
1 3 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.61%) Docker
3 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.22%) Ansible
2 4 (1.22%) Kibana
2 4 (1.22%) logstash
2 4 (1.22%) Puppet
2 4 (1.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (12.84%) Oracle
2 18 (5.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.14%) Tableau
4 6 (1.83%) Zend
5 4 (1.22%) Google
5 4 (1.22%) Remedy
6 3 (0.92%) VMware
7 2 (0.61%) Cadence
7 2 (0.61%) HP
7 2 (0.61%) Sybase
7 2 (0.61%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.31%) IBM
8 1 (0.31%) Kofax
8 1 (0.31%) SAP
8 1 (0.31%) Sencha
8 1 (0.31%) Software AG
8 1 (0.31%) Sun
8 1 (0.31%) Twitter
Altrincham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £57000 - £81000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25 - £40 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + shares, pension, health, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £61000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Datalex
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Datalex
Salary: Competetive plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago