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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 47 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 201 127 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.30% 3.29% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 3.40% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 198 118 120
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £25,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median 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
3687 3736 3881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.15% 96.76% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3141 3098 3246
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 +2 9 £40,000 +10.34% 2
Salford +7 6 £37,500 - 2
Rochdale -7 6 £50,000 +42.85%
Altrincham +13 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Bolton -5 5 £33,750 +53.40% 1
Cheadle +6 3 £34,000 -38.18%
Wigan -2 2 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Bury - 1 £50,000 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 220 (68.97%) .NET
2 212 (66.46%) C#
3 191 (59.87%) Agile Software Development
4 181 (56.74%) JavaScript
5 163 (51.10%) SQL
6 162 (50.78%) SQL Server
7 137 (42.95%) CSS
8 102 (31.97%) Software Engineering
9 101 (31.66%) HTML
10 98 (30.72%) ASP.NET
11 79 (24.76%) Finance
12 78 (24.45%) Java
13 75 (23.51%) MVC
14 71 (22.26%) T-SQL
15 61 (19.12%) JIRA
16 60 (18.81%) Degree
17 58 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
18 57 (17.87%) Computer Science
19 52 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
20 51 (15.99%) SDLC
21 49 (15.36%) jQuery
22 46 (14.42%) Selenium
22 46 (14.42%) Waterfall
23 45 (14.11%) AngularJS
23 45 (14.11%) TDD
24 43 (13.48%) Windows
25 40 (12.54%) Web Development
26 38 (11.91%) Scrum
27 37 (11.60%) Linux
27 37 (11.60%) Oracle

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 6 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (1.88%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.57%) nginx
3 4 (1.25%) JBoss
4 3 (0.94%) CMS
4 3 (0.94%) Confluence
4 3 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.63%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.63%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.31%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.08%) Internet
2 3 (0.94%) AMQP
2 3 (0.94%) Intranet
3 2 (0.63%) HTTP
3 2 (0.63%) Skype
3 2 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (50.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.02%) NoSQL
3 13 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.51%) Big Data
5 6 (1.88%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.88%) MySQL
6 5 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.94%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.63%) RavenDB
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.31%) Power BI
10 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.31%) Redis
Development Applications
1 61 (19.12%) JIRA
2 52 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (14.42%) Selenium
4 27 (8.46%) Git (software)
5 22 (6.90%) NUnit
6 18 (5.64%) Jenkins
6 18 (5.64%) Visual Studio
7 14 (4.39%) SpecFlow
8 13 (4.08%) MSTest
9 8 (2.51%) AccuRev
9 8 (2.51%) Subversion
10 7 (2.19%) Jasmine
10 7 (2.19%) JMeter
10 7 (2.19%) JUnit
11 5 (1.57%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.25%) Gradle
12 4 (1.25%) TestNG
13 3 (0.94%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.94%) Mockito
13 3 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 79 (24.76%) Finance
2 18 (5.64%) Games
3 6 (1.88%) Legal
4 5 (1.57%) Marketing
5 4 (1.25%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.25%) Back Office
5 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.94%) Law
6 3 (0.94%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.94%) Retail
7 2 (0.63%) Banking
7 2 (0.63%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (68.97%) .NET
2 137 (42.95%) CSS
3 101 (31.66%) HTML
4 98 (30.72%) ASP.NET
5 58 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (15.36%) jQuery
7 45 (14.11%) AngularJS
8 37 (11.60%) HTML5
9 33 (10.34%) .NET Framework
10 32 (10.03%) Java EE
10 32 (10.03%) Spring
11 30 (9.40%) WCF
12 27 (8.46%) Web Services
13 26 (8.15%) Oracle ADF
14 25 (7.84%) CSS3
15 24 (7.52%) LINQ
16 22 (6.90%) REST
16 22 (6.90%) WPF
17 21 (6.58%) Node.js
18 20 (6.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.87%) Computer Science
2 36 (11.29%) Mathematics
3 17 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.70%) iPad
5 12 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.51%) User Experience
7 6 (1.88%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (1.88%) Xbox
8 4 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.94%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.94%) Kindle
9 3 (0.94%) Learning Management System
9 3 (0.94%) Online Games
9 3 (0.94%) SCADA
10 2 (0.63%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.63%) Clustering
10 2 (0.63%) Replication
10 2 (0.63%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.48%) Windows
2 37 (11.60%) Linux
3 2 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (59.87%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (31.97%) Software Engineering
3 75 (23.51%) MVC
4 51 (15.99%) SDLC
5 46 (14.42%) Waterfall
6 45 (14.11%) TDD
7 40 (12.54%) Web Development
8 38 (11.91%) Scrum
9 33 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 31 (9.72%) OO
11 28 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (7.84%) E-Commerce
13 21 (6.58%) BDD
14 19 (5.96%) Mentoring
15 18 (5.64%) Continuous Delivery
16 17 (5.33%) Kanban
17 16 (5.02%) DevOps
18 15 (4.70%) Project Management
19 14 (4.39%) Unit Testing
20 13 (4.08%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 212 (66.46%) C#
2 181 (56.74%) JavaScript
3 163 (51.10%) SQL
4 78 (24.45%) Java
5 71 (22.26%) T-SQL
6 27 (8.46%) PHP
7 26 (8.15%) C++
8 25 (7.84%) VB.NET
9 15 (4.70%) C
10 14 (4.39%) Python
10 14 (4.39%) Ruby
11 8 (2.51%) VBA
12 6 (1.88%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.57%) Perl
14 4 (1.25%) VB
15 3 (0.94%) ES6
15 3 (0.94%) Scala
16 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.63%) R
16 2 (0.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 60 (18.81%) Degree
2 12 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.88%) DBS Check
5 4 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.94%) HND
7 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (0.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (11.60%) Oracle
2 17 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.25%) Tableau
4 2 (0.63%) SAP
4 2 (0.63%) Sybase
5 1 (0.31%) IBM
5 1 (0.31%) Kofax
5 1 (0.31%) Sencha
5 1 (0.31%) Software AG
5 1 (0.31%) Sun
5 1 (0.31%) Twitter
5 1 (0.31%) Xamarin
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Northenden, Manchester,
Woodman Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Northenden, Manchester,
Woodman Recruitment Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Northenden, Manchester,
Woodman Recruitment Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + £7K-£10K Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Northenden, Manchester,
Woodman Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hall Goddard LTD
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Hall Goddard LTD
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Wigan
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Hall Goddard LTD
Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Hall Goddard LTD
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Stockport
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago