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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 182 179 155
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 1 8 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.026% 0.21% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.22% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 30
Average salary £32,500 £33,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +12.16%
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
3687 3571 3991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.32% 94.50% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3108 3048 3465
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 26 February 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) 3D Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Play Framework
4 1 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) MVC

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) 3D Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft