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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 67 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 150 149 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.65% 3.72% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 3.92% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 134 140 139
Average salary £37,500 £32,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.50% +0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
3895 3797 3613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.88% 94.71% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3199 3317 3175
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Cheadle +2 7 £40,000 -5.88%
Salford +1 6 £37,500 +11.94%
Stockport -13 6 £42,000 +26.31% 2
Altrincham +7 3 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Oldham +4 3 £39,000 -22.00% 1
Bolton -6 2 £25,000 -25.92% 1
Rochdale -9 2 £40,500 +19.11%
Sale - 2 £38,750 - 1
Wigan -6 1 £37,500 - 1
Bury - 1 £35,000 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 249 (68.41%) C#
2 244 (67.03%) .NET
3 179 (49.18%) SQL Server
4 146 (40.11%) ASP.NET
5 117 (32.14%) SQL
6 112 (30.77%) HTML
7 108 (29.67%) CSS
8 107 (29.40%) WCF
9 103 (28.30%) JavaScript
10 98 (26.92%) Windows
11 96 (26.37%) VB.NET
12 92 (25.27%) OO
13 83 (22.80%) OOD
14 77 (21.15%) MVC
14 77 (21.15%) Degree
15 76 (20.88%) Software Engineering
16 71 (19.51%) Java
17 64 (17.58%) Finance
17 64 (17.58%) SQL Server 2008
18 55 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
19 52 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
19 52 (14.29%) Unit Testing
20 50 (13.74%) LINQ
20 50 (13.74%) C++
20 50 (13.74%) Web Services
21 48 (13.19%) Linux
22 47 (12.91%) NUnit
23 46 (12.64%) TDD
23 46 (12.64%) jQuery
24 44 (12.09%) .NET Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.40%) SAS
3 7 (1.92%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 7 (1.92%) IIS
4 5 (1.37%) Lync
4 5 (1.37%) Node.js
4 5 (1.37%) Drupal
5 4 (1.10%) Apache
6 3 (0.82%) CMS
7 2 (0.55%) WordPress
7 2 (0.55%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.55%) Confluence
7 2 (0.55%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.27%) DNN
8 1 (0.27%) Mule
Applications
1 30 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) IaaS
1 1 (0.27%) SaaS
1 1 (0.27%) PaaS
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.47%) Internet
2 7 (1.92%) HTTP
3 5 (1.37%) SSL
4 3 (0.82%) Wireless
5 2 (0.55%) Intranet
5 2 (0.55%) AMQP
6 1 (0.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (49.18%) SQL Server
2 64 (17.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 30 (8.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (5.22%) Relational Database
6 16 (4.40%) MySQL
7 7 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.82%) MS Access
9 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.55%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.55%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.55%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.55%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (12.91%) NUnit
2 38 (10.44%) Moq
3 33 (9.07%) Visual Studio
4 23 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (3.85%) Mercurial
6 12 (3.30%) SpecFlow
7 10 (2.75%) Subversion
7 10 (2.75%) ReSharper
7 10 (2.75%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (1.92%) Maven
8 7 (1.92%) JUnit
9 5 (1.37%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.82%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.55%) Selenium
11 2 (0.55%) JIRA
11 2 (0.55%) MSTest
11 2 (0.55%) Gradle
12 1 (0.27%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 64 (17.58%) Finance
2 36 (9.89%) Games
3 14 (3.85%) Retail
4 10 (2.75%) Financial Institution
4 10 (2.75%) Marketing
5 8 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.37%) Banking
7 3 (0.82%) Billing
8 2 (0.55%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (67.03%) .NET
2 146 (40.11%) ASP.NET
3 112 (30.77%) HTML
4 108 (29.67%) CSS
5 107 (29.40%) WCF
6 50 (13.74%) LINQ
6 50 (13.74%) Web Services
7 46 (12.64%) jQuery
8 44 (12.09%) .NET Framework
9 38 (10.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (10.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 37 (10.16%) WinForms
11 34 (9.34%) XML
11 34 (9.34%) WPF
12 28 (7.69%) ADO.NET
13 21 (5.77%) SOAP
14 17 (4.67%) NHibernate
15 16 (4.40%) Ext JS
15 16 (4.40%) OpenGL
15 16 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 28 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 28 (7.69%) Physics
3 25 (6.87%) 3D Graphics
4 9 (2.47%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.47%) Informatics
5 8 (2.20%) NHS
5 8 (2.20%) Animation
5 8 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.65%) iPhone
6 6 (1.65%) Xbox
7 5 (1.37%) CUDA
7 5 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.82%) Blog
9 2 (0.55%) Statistics
9 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.55%) Social Media
10 1 (0.27%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 98 (26.92%) Windows
2 48 (13.19%) Linux
3 18 (4.95%) Android
4 15 (4.12%) UNIX
5 12 (3.30%) Mac OS X
6 9 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.65%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.10%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (25.27%) OO
2 83 (22.80%) OOD
3 77 (21.15%) MVC
4 76 (20.88%) Software Engineering
5 55 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 46 (12.64%) TDD
8 42 (11.54%) Project Management
9 29 (7.97%) SOA
10 27 (7.42%) Requirements Analysis
11 24 (6.59%) Scrum
12 19 (5.22%) Web Development
12 19 (5.22%) E-Commerce
12 19 (5.22%) OOP
13 16 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (3.85%) CRM
15 13 (3.57%) BDD
16 11 (3.02%) Automated Testing
17 10 (2.75%) CAD
17 10 (2.75%) UML
Programming Languages
1 249 (68.41%) C#
2 117 (32.14%) SQL
3 103 (28.30%) JavaScript
4 96 (26.37%) VB.NET
5 71 (19.51%) Java
6 50 (13.74%) C++
7 34 (9.34%) PHP
8 31 (8.52%) T-SQL
9 20 (5.49%) Python
10 19 (5.22%) Perl
11 18 (4.95%) Ruby
12 12 (3.30%) C
12 12 (3.30%) Delphi
13 10 (2.75%) Prolog
14 7 (1.92%) XPath
15 6 (1.65%) VB
15 6 (1.65%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.65%) GLSL
16 5 (1.37%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.37%) Lua
Qualifications
1 77 (21.15%) Degree
2 6 (1.65%) MCP
3 5 (1.37%) CCNP
3 5 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.27%) MCSE
6 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.20%) QA
2 3 (0.82%) SLA
2 3 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.87%) Oracle
3 16 (4.40%) Sencha
4 9 (2.47%) Wonderware
4 9 (2.47%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.92%) Zend
6 6 (1.65%) Sony
7 5 (1.37%) Embarcadero
7 5 (1.37%) Siemens
8 3 (0.82%) Google
9 2 (0.55%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.55%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.27%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.27%) HP
10 1 (0.27%) VMware
10 1 (0.27%) Capita
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