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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 52 71 54
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 159 132 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.59% 3.61% 4.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.70% 3.73% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 149 118 187
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
3385 3537 3868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.63% 96.77% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2875 2888 3189
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £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 2 May 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 2 May 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
Stockport +31 21 £47,500 -
Altrincham +8 11 £42,500 - 2
Bolton +20 8 £34,000 +25.92% 1
Salford - 7 £22,500 -
Rochdale - 4 £50,000 -
Oldham -3 1 £27,500 -
Wigan - 1 £26,000 - 1
Cheadle - 1 £40,000 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 (60.42%) .NET
2 152 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (51.39%) C#
4 122 (42.36%) SQL
5 107 (37.15%) JavaScript
6 103 (35.76%) SQL Server
7 102 (35.42%) Java
8 84 (29.17%) HTML
9 80 (27.78%) ASP.NET
10 77 (26.74%) Software Engineering
11 74 (25.69%) Degree
12 68 (23.61%) CSS
13 60 (20.83%) MVC
14 59 (20.49%) Scrum
14 59 (20.49%) OO
15 56 (19.44%) Windows
16 55 (19.10%) Computer Science
17 53 (18.40%) jQuery
18 50 (17.36%) WCF
19 46 (15.97%) Unit Testing
19 46 (15.97%) Git (software)
20 45 (15.63%) Selenium
21 44 (15.28%) Web Development
22 43 (14.93%) .NET Framework
22 43 (14.93%) TDD
23 42 (14.58%) XML
23 42 (14.58%) PHP
24 41 (14.24%) LINQ
25 40 (13.89%) Oracle
26 38 (13.19%) Web Services

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 16 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 15 (5.21%) Apache
3 14 (4.86%) Node.js
4 13 (4.51%) CMS
5 11 (3.82%) Mule
6 9 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (2.43%) JBoss
8 6 (2.08%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.74%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.39%) WordPress
11 2 (0.69%) Moodle
11 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.35%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.60%) PaaS
2 19 (6.60%) SaaS
3 11 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (3.82%) Amazon S3
3 11 (3.82%) GitHub
3 11 (3.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.17%) Internet
2 8 (2.78%) SPDY
3 2 (0.69%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.35%) AMQP
4 1 (0.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (35.76%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.60%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.82%) Couchbase
5 11 (3.82%) Hazelcast
5 11 (3.82%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.78%) MySQL
6 8 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.39%) SQLite
9 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (15.97%) Git (software)
2 45 (15.63%) Selenium
3 32 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 25 (8.68%) NUnit
5 20 (6.94%) Maven
5 20 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (6.60%) Jenkins
7 16 (5.56%) Moq
8 12 (4.17%) SpecFlow
9 11 (3.82%) git-flow
9 11 (3.82%) Hudson
10 10 (3.47%) MSTest
11 9 (3.13%) Subversion
12 5 (1.74%) Gerrit
12 5 (1.74%) JIRA
12 5 (1.74%) JUnit
13 4 (1.39%) FxCop
13 4 (1.39%) StyleCop
13 4 (1.39%) WiX
14 3 (1.04%) Jasmine
General
1 26 (9.03%) Finance
2 25 (8.68%) Games
3 14 (4.86%) Retail
4 13 (4.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.78%) Banking
7 5 (1.74%) Back Office
8 2 (0.69%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (60.42%) .NET
2 84 (29.17%) HTML
3 80 (27.78%) ASP.NET
4 68 (23.61%) CSS
5 53 (18.40%) jQuery
6 50 (17.36%) WCF
7 43 (14.93%) .NET Framework
8 42 (14.58%) XML
9 41 (14.24%) LINQ
10 38 (13.19%) Web Services
11 37 (12.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 37 (12.85%) HTML5
12 34 (11.81%) Java EE
13 31 (10.76%) Entity Framework
14 30 (10.42%) Spring
15 27 (9.38%) SOAP
15 27 (9.38%) WinForms
16 25 (8.68%) JSON
16 25 (8.68%) Oracle ADF
17 23 (7.99%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 55 (19.10%) Computer Science
2 36 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 31 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (9.03%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (6.60%) Algorithms
6 16 (5.56%) User Experience
7 15 (5.21%) iPad
8 11 (3.82%) Physics
9 10 (3.47%) N-Tier
10 8 (2.78%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.78%) LIMS
11 7 (2.43%) Mobile App
12 6 (2.08%) Online Games
13 2 (0.69%) Clustering
13 2 (0.69%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.69%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.69%) Learning Management System
13 2 (0.69%) Replication
14 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 56 (19.44%) Windows
2 35 (12.15%) Linux
3 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (26.74%) Software Engineering
3 60 (20.83%) MVC
4 59 (20.49%) OO
4 59 (20.49%) Scrum
5 46 (15.97%) Unit Testing
6 44 (15.28%) Web Development
7 43 (14.93%) TDD
8 35 (12.15%) SOA
9 30 (10.42%) Mentoring
10 29 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 27 (9.38%) DevOps
11 27 (9.38%) Open Source
11 27 (9.38%) UML
12 23 (7.99%) OOD
13 22 (7.64%) Project Management
13 22 (7.64%) Test Scripting
14 20 (6.94%) Microservices
14 20 (6.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 148 (51.39%) C#
2 122 (42.36%) SQL
3 107 (37.15%) JavaScript
4 102 (35.42%) Java
5 42 (14.58%) PHP
6 31 (10.76%) C++
7 29 (10.07%) T-SQL
8 27 (9.38%) Ruby
8 27 (9.38%) VB.NET
9 23 (7.99%) C
10 9 (3.13%) VBA
11 8 (2.78%) Perl
11 8 (2.78%) Python
12 6 (2.08%) VB
13 4 (1.39%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.04%) ES6
15 2 (0.69%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.69%) VC++
16 1 (0.35%) Delphi
16 1 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 74 (25.69%) Degree
2 8 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.69%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.29%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (6.94%) Docker
2 4 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.39%) Wonderware InTouch
2 2 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.35%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 40 (13.89%) Oracle
2 37 (12.85%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.56%) webMethods
4 11 (3.82%) Google
4 11 (3.82%) WSO2
5 8 (2.78%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.74%) IBM
6 5 (1.74%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.74%) Software AG
6 5 (1.74%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.39%) VMware
7 4 (1.39%) Wonderware
8 3 (1.04%) Twitter
9 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension, Social activities, Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £43,000 per annum Salary DOE, Pension, Health, Life In
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Guru Careers
Salary: 25000-40000 Per Annum (DOE)
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: Up to £73,000 + excellent benefits (Grade D)
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Wigan
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
greywood
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
greywood
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: £25k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bolton
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 19 days ago