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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
North West / Manchester
Rank 66 68 91
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 154 112 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.20% 3.52% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.34% 3.66% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 133 102 83
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
3550 3059 3708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.81% 96.04% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3059 2559 3196
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Oldham -21 8 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Altrincham -2 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Bolton -12 6 £21,500 -46.25% 2
Bury - 4 £41,250 - 1
Stockport 0 2 £34,750 -18.23% 1
Wigan - 2 £32,500 -
Salford - 1 £42,500 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 232 (66.86%) C#
2 211 (60.81%) .NET
3 208 (59.94%) Agile Software Development
4 202 (58.21%) JavaScript
5 161 (46.40%) CSS
6 141 (40.63%) HTML
6 141 (40.63%) SQL
7 136 (39.19%) SQL Server
8 118 (34.01%) Software Engineering
9 109 (31.41%) ASP.NET
10 102 (29.39%) Java
11 88 (25.36%) MVC
12 78 (22.48%) AngularJS
13 67 (19.31%) Finance
14 65 (18.73%) Scrum
14 65 (18.73%) HTML5
15 63 (18.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 63 (18.16%) JIRA
16 60 (17.29%) Web Development
17 57 (16.43%) Degree
18 55 (15.85%) SDLC
19 53 (15.27%) T-SQL
19 53 (15.27%) Linux
20 50 (14.41%) MySQL
20 50 (14.41%) jQuery
21 49 (14.12%) Oracle
22 48 (13.83%) Windows
23 47 (13.54%) Team Foundation Server
24 46 (13.26%) Computer Science
24 46 (13.26%) Java EE

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 20 (5.76%) Apache Spark
2 19 (5.48%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (4.03%) Apache Pig
4 11 (3.17%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.59%) JBoss
5 9 (2.59%) nginx
6 6 (1.73%) WordPress
7 5 (1.44%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.44%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.15%) Apache
8 4 (1.15%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.15%) Confluence
8 4 (1.15%) Drupal
8 4 (1.15%) Jetty
8 4 (1.15%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.15%) SilverStripe
8 4 (1.15%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.86%) CMS
10 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (5.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) OpenText MBPM
1 2 (0.58%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.15%) SaaS
4 3 (0.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.15%) Internet
2 2 (0.58%) AMQP
2 2 (0.58%) HTTP
2 2 (0.58%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) Network Security
3 1 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (39.19%) SQL Server
2 50 (14.41%) MySQL
3 40 (11.53%) Big Data
4 21 (6.05%) Hadoop
4 21 (6.05%) MongoDB
5 19 (5.48%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.03%) Apache Hive
7 13 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (3.75%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.88%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.59%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.44%) RavenDB
12 5 (1.44%) Redis
13 4 (1.15%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.15%) GIS
13 4 (1.15%) Riak
14 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (0.58%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 63 (18.16%) JIRA
2 47 (13.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (11.53%) Selenium
4 32 (9.22%) Git (software)
5 22 (6.34%) Jenkins
6 18 (5.19%) NUnit
7 15 (4.32%) Visual Studio
8 12 (3.46%) AccuRev
9 10 (2.88%) Subversion
10 9 (2.59%) JUnit
11 8 (2.31%) JMeter
11 8 (2.31%) MSTest
12 7 (2.02%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.44%) SpecFlow
13 5 (1.44%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.44%) Vagrant
14 4 (1.15%) Bitbucket
14 4 (1.15%) Jasmine
General
1 67 (19.31%) Finance
2 15 (4.32%) Retail
3 13 (3.75%) Games
4 8 (2.31%) Banking
5 6 (1.73%) Legal
6 5 (1.44%) Advertising
7 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.15%) Military
8 3 (0.86%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.86%) Marketing
9 2 (0.58%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (60.81%) .NET
2 161 (46.40%) CSS
3 141 (40.63%) HTML
4 109 (31.41%) ASP.NET
5 78 (22.48%) AngularJS
6 65 (18.73%) HTML5
7 63 (18.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 50 (14.41%) jQuery
9 46 (13.26%) Java EE
10 44 (12.68%) Spring
11 34 (9.80%) Node.js
12 32 (9.22%) Web Services
13 31 (8.93%) WCF
13 31 (8.93%) WPF
14 29 (8.36%) .NET Framework
15 27 (7.78%) CSS3
16 26 (7.49%) LAMP
16 26 (7.49%) Oracle ADF
17 24 (6.92%) Laravel
18 23 (6.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.26%) Computer Science
2 32 (9.22%) iPad
3 30 (8.65%) Mathematics
4 18 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.46%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.88%) Visualisation
7 9 (2.59%) User Experience
8 6 (1.73%) NHS
8 6 (1.73%) PKI
9 5 (1.44%) Xbox
10 4 (1.15%) Blog
10 4 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.86%) SCADA
12 2 (0.58%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.58%) Kindle
13 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.29%) Fintech
13 1 (0.29%) Inversion of Control
13 1 (0.29%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 53 (15.27%) Linux
2 48 (13.83%) Windows
3 4 (1.15%) Android
3 4 (1.15%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.58%) Unix
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (59.94%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (34.01%) Software Engineering
3 88 (25.36%) MVC
4 65 (18.73%) Scrum
5 60 (17.29%) Web Development
6 55 (15.85%) SDLC
7 43 (12.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 40 (11.53%) Waterfall
9 38 (10.95%) E-Commerce
9 38 (10.95%) TDD
10 35 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (8.65%) OO
12 29 (8.36%) Requirements Analysis
13 27 (7.78%) Project Management
14 26 (7.49%) Mentoring
15 20 (5.76%) Analytics
15 20 (5.76%) DevOps
16 17 (4.90%) Kanban
17 16 (4.61%) Open Source
18 15 (4.32%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 232 (66.86%) C#
2 202 (58.21%) JavaScript
3 141 (40.63%) SQL
4 102 (29.39%) Java
5 53 (15.27%) T-SQL
6 39 (11.24%) Python
7 38 (10.95%) VB.NET
8 37 (10.66%) PHP
9 26 (7.49%) C++
10 25 (7.20%) Perl
10 25 (7.20%) Ruby
11 20 (5.76%) C
12 8 (2.31%) Go
12 8 (2.31%) Scala
13 6 (1.73%) Clojure
13 6 (1.73%) VBA
14 4 (1.15%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.15%) PHP 5
14 4 (1.15%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 57 (16.43%) Degree
2 12 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.73%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.15%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.58%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.46%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) SDET
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (2.88%) Hyper-V
1 10 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.73%) Docker
3 4 (1.15%) Varnish
4 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.31%) Ansible
2 8 (2.31%) Puppet
3 4 (1.15%) Kibana
3 4 (1.15%) logstash
3 4 (1.15%) Salt
3 4 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (14.12%) Oracle
2 13 (3.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.88%) VMware
4 9 (2.59%) Google
5 7 (2.02%) Tableau
5 7 (2.02%) Zend
6 6 (1.73%) Remedy
7 4 (1.15%) Cadence
7 4 (1.15%) HP
8 2 (0.58%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.29%) IBM
9 1 (0.29%) Kofax
9 1 (0.29%) Sencha
9 1 (0.29%) Software AG
9 1 (0.29%) Sybase
9 1 (0.29%) Twitter
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