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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 63 81 59
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 144 108 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.00% 3.02% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 3.12% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 135 103 156
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £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
3514 3461 3890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.50% 96.76% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2976 2874 3170
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 £22,500
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Rochdale +7 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Bolton +3 9 £32,500 +16.07% 2
Stockport +1 4 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Salford +11 2 £36,000 -4.00%
Altrincham +4 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Oldham -7 1 £35,000 +14.75%
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 198 (65.13%) .NET
2 173 (56.91%) C#
3 161 (52.96%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (44.41%) SQL Server
5 130 (42.76%) JavaScript
6 126 (41.45%) SQL
7 88 (28.95%) Java
8 85 (27.96%) ASP.NET
8 85 (27.96%) CSS
9 83 (27.30%) HTML
10 76 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 71 (23.36%) Degree
12 65 (21.38%) MVC
13 61 (20.07%) Computer Science
14 50 (16.45%) jQuery
14 50 (16.45%) OO
15 47 (15.46%) Windows
16 44 (14.47%) PHP
16 44 (14.47%) T-SQL
17 43 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC
18 42 (13.82%) Oracle
19 40 (13.16%) Selenium
19 40 (13.16%) Mathematics
20 39 (12.83%) Finance
21 38 (12.50%) Unit Testing
21 38 (12.50%) TDD
22 37 (12.17%) Web Development
22 37 (12.17%) .NET Framework
23 34 (11.18%) Scrum
24 33 (10.86%) Java EE

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 8 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (2.63%) JBoss
2 6 (1.97%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.32%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.32%) WordPress
5 3 (0.99%) Confluence
6 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.66%) Moodle
7 1 (0.33%) CMS
7 1 (0.33%) IIS
7 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.66%) Magento
1 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.64%) GitHub
3 4 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.93%) Internet
2 2 (0.66%) AMQP
2 2 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.33%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) Intranet
3 1 (0.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (44.41%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.28%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.95%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.96%) MySQL
6 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.32%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.99%) Big Data
8 3 (0.99%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (13.16%) Selenium
2 30 (9.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (8.88%) Visual Studio
4 24 (7.89%) Git (software)
5 21 (6.91%) JIRA
6 16 (5.26%) SpecFlow
7 13 (4.28%) MSTest
7 13 (4.28%) NUnit
8 9 (2.96%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.30%) JUnit
10 6 (1.97%) Subversion
11 5 (1.64%) AccuRev
11 5 (1.64%) Moq
12 4 (1.32%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.32%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.32%) JMeter
13 3 (0.99%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.99%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.99%) jMock
13 3 (0.99%) Mockito
General
1 39 (12.83%) Finance
2 24 (7.89%) Games
3 10 (3.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.30%) Retail
5 6 (1.97%) Back Office
6 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.99%) Banking
7 3 (0.99%) Marketing
7 3 (0.99%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.66%) Electronics
8 2 (0.66%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (65.13%) .NET
2 85 (27.96%) ASP.NET
2 85 (27.96%) CSS
3 83 (27.30%) HTML
4 50 (16.45%) jQuery
5 43 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (12.17%) .NET Framework
7 33 (10.86%) Java EE
8 32 (10.53%) HTML5
8 32 (10.53%) WCF
9 31 (10.20%) WinForms
10 27 (8.88%) Spring
11 26 (8.55%) Oracle ADF
12 25 (8.22%) LINQ
13 24 (7.89%) AngularJS
13 24 (7.89%) Node.js
14 23 (7.57%) Entity Framework
15 22 (7.24%) Ruby on Rails
15 22 (7.24%) Web Services
16 19 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 61 (20.07%) Computer Science
2 40 (13.16%) Mathematics
3 24 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (5.92%) iPad
6 12 (3.95%) User Experience
7 9 (2.96%) N-Tier
8 8 (2.63%) Client/Server
9 7 (2.30%) LIMS
9 7 (2.30%) Online Games
10 6 (1.97%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (1.32%) Physics
13 3 (0.99%) e-Learning
13 3 (0.99%) Learning Management System
13 3 (0.99%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.66%) Clustering
14 2 (0.66%) Data Integration
14 2 (0.66%) Replication
15 1 (0.33%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.46%) Windows
2 33 (10.86%) Linux
3 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (52.96%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 65 (21.38%) MVC
4 50 (16.45%) OO
5 38 (12.50%) TDD
5 38 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 37 (12.17%) Web Development
7 34 (11.18%) Scrum
8 30 (9.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 26 (8.55%) SDLC
10 20 (6.58%) Mentoring
11 19 (6.25%) Waterfall
12 18 (5.92%) DevOps
12 18 (5.92%) Open Source
12 18 (5.92%) Project Management
12 18 (5.92%) UML
13 17 (5.59%) Kanban
14 16 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
15 15 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (4.93%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 173 (56.91%) C#
2 130 (42.76%) JavaScript
3 126 (41.45%) SQL
4 88 (28.95%) Java
5 44 (14.47%) PHP
5 44 (14.47%) T-SQL
6 31 (10.20%) C++
6 31 (10.20%) VB.NET
7 25 (8.22%) C
7 25 (8.22%) Ruby
8 11 (3.62%) Python
9 8 (2.63%) Perl
9 8 (2.63%) VB
10 6 (1.97%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.32%) ES6
11 4 (1.32%) VBA
12 2 (0.66%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.66%) PHP 5
12 2 (0.66%) R
12 2 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 71 (23.36%) Degree
2 9 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.32%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.99%) HND
6 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.97%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (13.82%) Oracle
2 31 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.32%) IBM
3 4 (1.32%) MuleSoft
3 4 (1.32%) Software AG
3 4 (1.32%) TIBCO
3 4 (1.32%) webMethods
4 3 (0.99%) Twitter
5 2 (0.66%) SAP
6 1 (0.33%) Sun
6 1 (0.33%) Sybase
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Bupa + Pension + Excellent Training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester - Northern Quarter
Talent HR
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 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
TEKsystems
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester - Northern Quarter
Talent HR
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Energon Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 27 days ago