The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Software Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 185 177 189
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 2 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.31% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.32% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 2
Median salary £28,250 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
3522 3470 3824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.56% 96.77% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2992 2876 3111
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 Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Software Programmer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Software Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) iPad
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Moq

Software Programmer 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Moq
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft