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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 71 102 50
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 118 82 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.37% 2.48% 5.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 2.56% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 109 77 190
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
3423 3199 3863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.83% 96.70% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2942 2666 3172
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Bolton +8 8 £32,500 +14.03% 2
Stockport +15 7 £25,000 -25.37% 3
Rochdale - 5 £50,000 - 2
Salford +11 4 £35,750 -4.66%
Altrincham +1 2 £42,500 -
Wigan +2 1 £26,000 -5.45% 2
Oldham -5 1 £35,000 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 174 (59.59%) .NET
2 158 (54.11%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (50.34%) C#
4 112 (38.36%) JavaScript
4 112 (38.36%) SQL
5 103 (35.27%) SQL Server
6 98 (33.56%) Java
7 82 (28.08%) HTML
8 80 (27.40%) Degree
9 75 (25.68%) ASP.NET
10 69 (23.63%) CSS
11 68 (23.29%) Software Engineering
12 65 (22.26%) Computer Science
13 57 (19.52%) OO
14 56 (19.18%) MVC
15 52 (17.81%) jQuery
16 47 (16.10%) Windows
16 47 (16.10%) Unit Testing
17 46 (15.75%) Scrum
18 45 (15.41%) PHP
19 41 (14.04%) Oracle
20 40 (13.70%) Selenium
21 39 (13.36%) Mathematics
21 39 (13.36%) .NET Framework
21 39 (13.36%) TDD
22 38 (13.01%) WCF
23 37 (12.67%) C++
24 36 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC
25 35 (11.99%) HTML5
25 35 (11.99%) Web Development

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 10 (3.42%) WebSphere
2 9 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (3.08%) JBoss
3 6 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.71%) Apache
4 5 (1.71%) Mule
4 5 (1.71%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.37%) WordPress
6 3 (1.03%) CMS
6 3 (1.03%) Confluence
6 3 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.68%) Moodle
7 2 (0.68%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.68%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.08%) PaaS
2 9 (3.08%) SaaS
3 8 (2.74%) GitHub
3 8 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.71%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.45%) Internet
2 4 (1.37%) SPDY
3 2 (0.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) AMQP
4 1 (0.34%) Intranet
4 1 (0.34%) Skype
4 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (35.27%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.48%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.11%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (2.40%) MySQL
7 6 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.71%) Couchbase
8 5 (1.71%) Hazelcast
8 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.37%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.03%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.68%) Big Data
11 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (13.70%) Selenium
2 35 (11.99%) Git (software)
3 29 (9.93%) Visual Studio
4 19 (6.51%) NUnit
4 19 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (5.48%) Jenkins
6 13 (4.45%) SpecFlow
7 12 (4.11%) Moq
8 11 (3.77%) MSTest
9 10 (3.42%) JIRA
10 9 (3.08%) Maven
11 7 (2.40%) JUnit
12 6 (2.05%) Subversion
13 5 (1.71%) git-flow
13 5 (1.71%) Hudson
14 4 (1.37%) AccuRev
14 4 (1.37%) Eclipse
15 3 (1.03%) IntelliJ
15 3 (1.03%) JMeter
15 3 (1.03%) jMock
General
1 25 (8.56%) Games
2 24 (8.22%) Finance
3 13 (4.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.74%) Retail
6 5 (1.71%) Back Office
7 4 (1.37%) Banking
8 3 (1.03%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.68%) Law
9 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.68%) Marketing
10 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (59.59%) .NET
2 82 (28.08%) HTML
3 75 (25.68%) ASP.NET
4 69 (23.63%) CSS
5 52 (17.81%) jQuery
6 39 (13.36%) .NET Framework
7 38 (13.01%) WCF
8 36 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (11.99%) HTML5
10 32 (10.96%) Java EE
10 32 (10.96%) LINQ
11 29 (9.93%) WinForms
12 27 (9.25%) Entity Framework
13 26 (8.90%) Ruby on Rails
13 26 (8.90%) Spring
13 26 (8.90%) Web Services
14 25 (8.56%) Oracle ADF
14 25 (8.56%) XML
15 24 (8.22%) AngularJS
16 20 (6.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 65 (22.26%) Computer Science
2 39 (13.36%) Mathematics
3 29 (9.93%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (5.82%) iPad
6 14 (4.79%) User Experience
7 13 (4.45%) Algorithms
8 10 (3.42%) N-Tier
9 9 (3.08%) Client/Server
9 9 (3.08%) Physics
10 8 (2.74%) LIMS
11 7 (2.40%) Online Games
12 5 (1.71%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
14 3 (1.03%) e-Learning
14 3 (1.03%) Learning Management System
15 2 (0.68%) Clustering
15 2 (0.68%) Data Integration
15 2 (0.68%) Replication
16 1 (0.34%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.10%) Windows
2 33 (11.30%) Linux
3 2 (0.68%) Unix
3 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (54.11%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (23.29%) Software Engineering
3 57 (19.52%) OO
4 56 (19.18%) MVC
5 47 (16.10%) Unit Testing
6 46 (15.75%) Scrum
7 39 (13.36%) TDD
8 35 (11.99%) Web Development
9 29 (9.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 28 (9.59%) SOA
11 27 (9.25%) Mentoring
12 24 (8.22%) DevOps
12 24 (8.22%) Open Source
13 23 (7.88%) UML
14 22 (7.53%) OOD
15 18 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (5.14%) BDD
16 15 (5.14%) Kanban
16 15 (5.14%) OOP
16 15 (5.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 147 (50.34%) C#
2 112 (38.36%) JavaScript
2 112 (38.36%) SQL
3 98 (33.56%) Java
4 45 (15.41%) PHP
5 37 (12.67%) C++
6 30 (10.27%) Ruby
7 29 (9.93%) C
7 29 (9.93%) T-SQL
8 23 (7.88%) VB.NET
9 13 (4.45%) Python
10 11 (3.77%) Perl
11 8 (2.74%) VB
12 5 (1.71%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.71%) VBA
13 3 (1.03%) ES6
13 3 (1.03%) VC++
14 2 (0.68%) PHP 5
14 2 (0.68%) R
14 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 80 (27.40%) Degree
2 11 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.37%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.68%) HND
6 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.45%) QA
System Software
1 10 (3.42%) Docker
2 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.68%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 41 (14.04%) Oracle
2 31 (10.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.42%) webMethods
4 5 (1.71%) Google
4 5 (1.71%) IBM
4 5 (1.71%) MuleSoft
4 5 (1.71%) Software AG
4 5 (1.71%) TIBCO
4 5 (1.71%) WSO2
5 4 (1.37%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.03%) Twitter
7 2 (0.68%) VMware
7 2 (0.68%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.34%) SAP
8 1 (0.34%) Sun
8 1 (0.34%) Sybase
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
University Of Manchester
Salary: From £30,738 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Axia Recruitment Ltd
Salary: time for personal projects
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Flexible Working etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago