The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 178 173 167
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 8 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.39% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.41% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 2
Average salary £35,500 £33,750 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.18% +18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.66%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3838 3919 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.84% 95.52% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3197 3379 3291
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Programmer
North West

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
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 18 April 2014.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Software Programmer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Programmer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 1 £47,500 -
Software Programmer
North West

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 8 (42.11%) HTML
4 8 (42.11%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) PHP
6 6 (31.58%) C++
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (31.58%) Ruby
7 5 (26.32%) Degree
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 5 (26.32%) OO
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle
8 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
8 4 (21.05%) Perl
8 4 (21.05%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (15.79%) Spring
9 3 (15.79%) JSF
9 3 (15.79%) WCF
9 3 (15.79%) LINQ
9 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
9 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (15.79%) Jetty

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (15.79%) Jetty
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
1 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
1 3 (15.79%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) Spring
6 3 (15.79%) JSF
6 3 (15.79%) WCF
6 3 (15.79%) LINQ
6 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
6 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (15.79%) OC4J
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
6 3 (15.79%) Servlets
6 3 (15.79%) Struts
7 2 (10.53%) HTML5
7 2 (10.53%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
3 3 (15.79%) UML
3 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) OOP
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) PHP
4 6 (31.58%) C++
4 6 (31.58%) Ruby
5 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 4 (21.05%) Perl
7 1 (5.26%) XQuery
7 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase