The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 191 167 182
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 1 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.024% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 11
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
Software Programmer
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
3960 3525 4178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.49% 94.86% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3416 3074 3749
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the Manchester region.

Software Programmer Salary Trend in Manchester

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Software Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Programmer in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (33.33%) OOD
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) Scala
4 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) 3D Visualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Play Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) Servlets

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Software Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) Play Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) DOM
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) J2SE
3 1 (16.67%) JMS
3 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (16.67%) SAX
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (16.67%) Grails
3 1 (16.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) 3D Visualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat