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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
North West / Manchester
Rank 59 44 65
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 185 170 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.82% 5.15% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.99% 5.30% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 154 153 129
Median salary £36,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,800 £29,500
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
3709 3206 3806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.69% 97.03% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3108 2656 3213
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Bolton -12 8 £37,500 +5.63%
Oldham -25 8 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Altrincham -9 5 £35,000 -24.73% 1
Stockport -12 5 £36,000 -28.00% 1
Bury - 3 £41,250 -
Sale - 2 £27,500 -
Cheadle +13 1 £36,250 -9.37%
Salford -6 1 - - 4
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 211 (61.16%) C#
2 197 (57.10%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (55.36%) .NET
4 190 (55.07%) JavaScript
5 152 (44.06%) HTML
6 150 (43.48%) CSS
7 129 (37.39%) SQL
8 115 (33.33%) Java
9 106 (30.72%) SQL Server
10 104 (30.14%) Software Engineering
11 99 (28.70%) ASP.NET
12 89 (25.80%) HTML5
13 82 (23.77%) AngularJS
14 73 (21.16%) Degree
15 72 (20.87%) MVC
16 65 (18.84%) MySQL
17 62 (17.97%) Scrum
18 60 (17.39%) Linux
19 59 (17.10%) Oracle
19 59 (17.10%) jQuery
20 52 (15.07%) Java EE
20 52 (15.07%) Python
21 51 (14.78%) PHP
21 51 (14.78%) Spring
21 51 (14.78%) Web Development
22 50 (14.49%) SDLC
23 49 (14.20%) Big Data
24 48 (13.91%) Computer Science
25 47 (13.62%) ASP.NET MVC
26 44 (12.75%) Continuous Improvement

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 27 (7.83%) Apache Spark
2 26 (7.54%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (5.80%) Apache Pig
4 10 (2.90%) nginx
4 10 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.61%) JBoss
5 9 (2.61%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.03%) Apache
7 5 (1.45%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.45%) WordPress
8 4 (1.16%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.16%) Confluence
8 4 (1.16%) Drupal
8 4 (1.16%) Jetty
8 4 (1.16%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.16%) SilverStripe
8 4 (1.16%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.16%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) PlanetPress Connect
2 4 (1.16%) Visualfiles
3 3 (0.87%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.16%) SaaS
4 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.16%) HTTP
2 1 (0.29%) Intranet
2 1 (0.29%) Skype
2 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (30.72%) SQL Server
2 65 (18.84%) MySQL
3 49 (14.20%) Big Data
4 28 (8.12%) Hadoop
4 28 (8.12%) MongoDB
5 20 (5.80%) Apache Hive
5 20 (5.80%) Relational Database
6 19 (5.51%) NoSQL
7 16 (4.64%) RDBMS
8 13 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.61%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.74%) RavenDB
12 6 (1.74%) Redis
13 4 (1.16%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.16%) GIS
13 4 (1.16%) Riak
13 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 42 (12.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (11.30%) JIRA
3 32 (9.28%) Visual Studio
4 31 (8.99%) Selenium
5 26 (7.54%) Git (software)
6 19 (5.51%) Jenkins
7 11 (3.19%) AccuRev
7 11 (3.19%) NUnit
8 9 (2.61%) JUnit
9 8 (2.32%) GoCD
10 7 (2.03%) Eclipse
10 7 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (2.03%) Vagrant
11 6 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.74%) Hudson
11 6 (1.74%) Mercurial
11 6 (1.74%) MSBuild
11 6 (1.74%) Subversion
11 6 (1.74%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.45%) NuGet
General
1 39 (11.30%) Finance
2 22 (6.38%) Retail
3 13 (3.77%) Banking
4 12 (3.48%) Games
5 8 (2.32%) Marketing
6 7 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.74%) Advertising
7 6 (1.74%) Military
8 5 (1.45%) Legal
8 5 (1.45%) Publishing
9 4 (1.16%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.58%) Back Office
10 2 (0.58%) Electronics
10 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (55.36%) .NET
2 152 (44.06%) HTML
3 150 (43.48%) CSS
4 99 (28.70%) ASP.NET
5 89 (25.80%) HTML5
6 82 (23.77%) AngularJS
7 59 (17.10%) jQuery
8 52 (15.07%) Java EE
9 51 (14.78%) Spring
10 47 (13.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 42 (12.17%) Node.js
12 39 (11.30%) LAMP
13 32 (9.28%) CSS3
14 31 (8.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 30 (8.70%) Laravel
16 29 (8.41%) WCF
17 26 (7.54%) Oracle ADF
17 26 (7.54%) Web Services
18 24 (6.96%) Hibernate
18 24 (6.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.91%) Computer Science
2 41 (11.88%) iPad
3 24 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.64%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.90%) PKI
5 10 (2.90%) User Experience
6 6 (1.74%) NHS
7 5 (1.45%) Blog
7 5 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.58%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.58%) SCADA
9 2 (0.58%) VHDL
10 1 (0.29%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.29%) Life Science
10 1 (0.29%) W3C
10 1 (0.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 60 (17.39%) Linux
2 39 (11.30%) Windows
3 5 (1.45%) Android
4 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.58%) Unix
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (57.10%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (30.14%) Software Engineering
3 72 (20.87%) MVC
4 62 (17.97%) Scrum
5 51 (14.78%) Web Development
6 50 (14.49%) SDLC
7 44 (12.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 37 (10.72%) E-Commerce
9 30 (8.70%) Mathematics
10 29 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (8.12%) OO
11 28 (8.12%) TDD
11 28 (8.12%) Waterfall
12 27 (7.83%) Requirements Analysis
13 25 (7.25%) Analytics
13 25 (7.25%) DevOps
13 25 (7.25%) Project Management
14 19 (5.51%) Mentoring
15 18 (5.22%) Time Management
16 17 (4.93%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 211 (61.16%) C#
2 190 (55.07%) JavaScript
3 129 (37.39%) SQL
4 115 (33.33%) Java
5 52 (15.07%) Python
6 51 (14.78%) PHP
7 38 (11.01%) Ruby
7 38 (11.01%) VB.NET
8 36 (10.43%) C++
9 32 (9.28%) Perl
9 32 (9.28%) T-SQL
10 26 (7.54%) C
11 12 (3.48%) Scala
12 11 (3.19%) Go
13 10 (2.90%) Clojure
14 7 (2.03%) VB
15 6 (1.74%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.45%) TypeScript
17 4 (1.16%) Bash Shell
17 4 (1.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 73 (21.16%) Degree
2 17 (4.93%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.90%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.58%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.58%) HNC
6 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.29%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (4.64%) Hyper-V
1 16 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.32%) Docker
3 6 (1.74%) Varnish
4 2 (0.58%) Firmware
5 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.90%) Ansible
2 10 (2.90%) Puppet
3 8 (2.32%) Terraform
4 4 (1.16%) Kibana
4 4 (1.16%) logstash
4 4 (1.16%) Salt
5 2 (0.58%) Packer
Vendors
1 59 (17.10%) Oracle
2 30 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.64%) VMware
4 13 (3.77%) Google
5 7 (2.03%) Tableau
5 7 (2.03%) Zend
6 6 (1.74%) Remedy
7 4 (1.16%) Cadence
7 4 (1.16%) HP
8 2 (0.58%) SAP
8 2 (0.58%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.58%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.29%) IBM
9 1 (0.29%) Kofax
9 1 (0.29%) Software AG
9 1 (0.29%) Sybase
9 1 (0.29%) Twitter
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