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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 49 74 47
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 148 136 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.49% 3.38% 5.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.67% 3.51% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 132 115 187
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
3167 3875 3579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.17% 96.35% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2622 3325 3120
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +18 23 £50,000 +53.84% 3
Oldham - 6 £32,500 - 1
Rochdale - 5 £50,000 - 1
Bolton +15 4 £35,500 +29.09% 2
Altrincham -2 4 £44,500 +4.70% 3
Salford - 1 £22,500 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 146 (55.51%) .NET
2 142 (53.99%) C#
3 140 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (41.44%) JavaScript
5 106 (40.30%) SQL
6 102 (38.78%) SQL Server
7 89 (33.84%) Java
8 84 (31.94%) HTML
9 79 (30.04%) Software Engineering
10 78 (29.66%) ASP.NET
11 74 (28.14%) Degree
12 70 (26.62%) CSS
13 68 (25.86%) Windows
14 58 (22.05%) MVC
14 58 (22.05%) TDD
15 57 (21.67%) Scrum
16 56 (21.29%) Computer Science
16 56 (21.29%) WCF
17 54 (20.53%) jQuery
18 51 (19.39%) Git (software)
18 51 (19.39%) Web Services
18 51 (19.39%) XML
19 46 (17.49%) LINQ
20 45 (17.11%) OO
21 44 (16.73%) Selenium
22 41 (15.59%) .NET Framework
22 41 (15.59%) Linux
23 40 (15.21%) Continuous Integration
24 39 (14.83%) Microsoft
25 37 (14.07%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 16 (6.08%) Apache
2 15 (5.70%) CMS
3 14 (5.32%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.18%) Mule
4 11 (4.18%) Node.js
5 8 (3.04%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.66%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.28%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.90%) JBoss
9 3 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.14%) IIS
9 3 (1.14%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 16 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.04%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.22%) PaaS
2 19 (7.22%) SaaS
3 15 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.18%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (4.18%) Amazon S3
4 11 (4.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (3.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.80%) Internet
2 8 (3.04%) SPDY
3 2 (0.76%) HTTP
3 2 (0.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.98%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (4.56%) NoSQL
3 12 (4.56%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (4.18%) Couchbase
4 11 (4.18%) Hazelcast
5 9 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (3.04%) MySQL
7 5 (1.90%) SQLite
8 4 (1.52%) Big Data
9 3 (1.14%) SAP HANA
9 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 51 (19.39%) Git (software)
2 44 (16.73%) Selenium
3 35 (13.31%) NUnit
4 25 (9.51%) Visual Studio
5 21 (7.98%) Maven
6 19 (7.22%) Jenkins
7 15 (5.70%) Moq
8 11 (4.18%) git-flow
8 11 (4.18%) Hudson
8 11 (4.18%) Subversion
9 10 (3.80%) SpecFlow
10 9 (3.42%) MSTest
10 9 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.28%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.28%) Gerrit
11 6 (2.28%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.90%) FxCop
12 5 (1.90%) StyleCop
12 5 (1.90%) WiX
13 3 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 27 (10.27%) Finance
2 11 (4.18%) Retail
3 10 (3.80%) Games
4 7 (2.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.28%) Banking
5 6 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.14%) Marketing
7 2 (0.76%) Back Office
7 2 (0.76%) Legal
7 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (55.51%) .NET
2 84 (31.94%) HTML
3 78 (29.66%) ASP.NET
4 70 (26.62%) CSS
5 56 (21.29%) WCF
6 54 (20.53%) jQuery
7 51 (19.39%) Web Services
7 51 (19.39%) XML
8 46 (17.49%) LINQ
9 41 (15.59%) .NET Framework
10 37 (14.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 35 (13.31%) Java EE
12 34 (12.93%) Entity Framework
12 34 (12.93%) Spring
13 33 (12.55%) HTML5
14 32 (12.17%) AngularJS
15 30 (11.41%) SOAP
16 25 (9.51%) REST
17 23 (8.75%) JSON
17 23 (8.75%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (21.29%) Computer Science
2 36 (13.69%) Mathematics
3 31 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (9.13%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (7.22%) Algorithms
6 17 (6.46%) User Experience
7 13 (4.94%) Physics
8 5 (1.90%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.52%) Animation
9 4 (1.52%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.76%) APACS
10 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.76%) EMV
10 2 (0.76%) iPad
10 2 (0.76%) LIMS
10 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.38%) RIA
11 1 (0.38%) Statistics
11 1 (0.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 68 (25.86%) Windows
2 41 (15.59%) Linux
3 5 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.52%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.14%) Unix
6 1 (0.38%) Android
6 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (30.04%) Software Engineering
3 58 (22.05%) MVC
3 58 (22.05%) TDD
4 57 (21.67%) Scrum
5 45 (17.11%) OO
6 40 (15.21%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (11.41%) SOA
8 27 (10.27%) Project Management
9 24 (9.13%) DevOps
9 24 (9.13%) SDLC
9 24 (9.13%) Unit Testing
10 23 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (8.37%) Mentoring
12 21 (7.98%) Requirements Analysis
12 21 (7.98%) UML
13 19 (7.22%) Microservices
13 19 (7.22%) Test Scripting
14 17 (6.46%) Web Development
14 17 (6.46%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 142 (53.99%) C#
2 109 (41.44%) JavaScript
3 106 (40.30%) SQL
4 89 (33.84%) Java
5 30 (11.41%) C++
6 28 (10.65%) PHP
6 28 (10.65%) VB.NET
7 20 (7.60%) C
7 20 (7.60%) Ruby
8 19 (7.22%) VBA
9 12 (4.56%) T-SQL
10 11 (4.18%) Python
11 8 (3.04%) Perl
12 5 (1.90%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.14%) VC++
14 2 (0.76%) Groovy
14 2 (0.76%) VB
15 1 (0.38%) Delphi
15 1 (0.38%) Scala
15 1 (0.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 74 (28.14%) Degree
2 5 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.76%) MCP
4 2 (0.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.98%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (7.22%) Docker
2 5 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.90%) Wonderware InTouch
2 1 (0.38%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 39 (14.83%) Microsoft
2 33 (12.55%) Oracle
3 14 (5.32%) Google
3 14 (5.32%) webMethods
4 11 (4.18%) WSO2
5 8 (3.04%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.90%) VMware
6 5 (1.90%) Wonderware
7 4 (1.52%) Twitter
8 3 (1.14%) IBM
8 3 (1.14%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.14%) SAP
8 3 (1.14%) Software AG
8 3 (1.14%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.76%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.76%) Zend
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Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days
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Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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