The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2575 2600 2673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.83% 38.40% 36.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.79% 40.89% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2219 2365 2446
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6999 6359 7040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.92% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5762 5473 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the North West region.

Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 1453 £37,500 +7.14% 307
Cheshire -1 621 £35,000 - 117
Lancashire 0 264 £37,500 +15.38% 46
Merseyside 0 202 £37,500 +7.14% 53
Cumbria -8 6 £30,500 -17.56%
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 2627 (52.06%) .NET
2 2459 (48.73%) C#
3 2265 (44.89%) HTML
4 2082 (41.26%) JavaScript
5 2042 (40.47%) SQL Server
6 1983 (39.30%) CSS
7 1834 (36.35%) ASP.NET
8 1816 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
9 1806 (35.79%) SQL
10 1608 (31.87%) MVC
11 1269 (25.15%) jQuery
12 988 (19.58%) TDD
13 909 (18.01%) OO
14 851 (16.86%) Java
15 813 (16.11%) PHP
16 804 (15.93%) WCF
17 779 (15.44%) ASP.NET MVC
18 767 (15.20%) .NET Framework
18 767 (15.20%) Microsoft
19 766 (15.18%) XML
20 732 (14.51%) Web Services
21 682 (13.52%) HTML5
22 667 (13.22%) Scrum
23 648 (12.84%) MySQL
24 571 (11.32%) T-SQL
25 561 (11.12%) E-Commerce
26 528 (10.46%) Finance
27 520 (10.31%) Windows
28 514 (10.19%) Degree
29 495 (9.81%) Web Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 276 (5.47%) CMS
2 259 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 230 (4.56%) WordPress
4 174 (3.45%) IIS
5 171 (3.39%) Node.js
6 160 (3.17%) Tomcat
7 127 (2.52%) Umbraco
8 114 (2.26%) Apache
9 87 (1.72%) WebSphere
10 72 (1.43%) Drupal
11 64 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
12 38 (0.75%) SAS
13 34 (0.67%) WebLogic
14 27 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
15 26 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
16 25 (0.50%) Confluence
17 21 (0.42%) MODX
18 19 (0.38%) ColdFusion
19 17 (0.34%) NServiceBus
19 17 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 381 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 152 (3.01%) Photoshop
3 50 (0.99%) MS Office
4 25 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 21 (0.42%) PowerPivot
6 20 (0.40%) Fireworks
7 19 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
8 12 (0.24%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.14%) InDesign
10 6 (0.12%) MS Project
11 4 (0.079%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.040%) PrintSoft PReS
14 1 (0.020%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.020%) FastStats
14 1 (0.020%) PaintShop Pro
14 1 (0.020%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 215 (4.26%) Magento
2 54 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 38 (0.75%) Visualfiles
4 29 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 18 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 14 (0.28%) Google Analytics
7 11 (0.22%) SAP SD
7 11 (0.22%) SAP MM
8 10 (0.20%) SAP CO
8 10 (0.20%) SAP CRM
8 10 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (0.20%) SAP FI
8 10 (0.20%) SAP HR
8 10 (0.20%) SAP SRM
9 7 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.099%) Sage 200
10 5 (0.099%) osCommerce
11 4 (0.079%) Dynamics GP
12 3 (0.059%) Oracle EBS R12
13 2 (0.040%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 86 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (0.26%) GitHub
4 12 (0.24%) SaaS
5 11 (0.22%) Trello
6 9 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.14%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.14%) IaaS
8 6 (0.12%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.099%) PaaS
10 4 (0.079%) Office 365
11 3 (0.059%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.040%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.040%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.040%) Route 53
13 1 (0.020%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 179 (3.55%) Internet
2 116 (2.30%) HTTP
3 60 (1.19%) Intranet
4 26 (0.52%) SSL
5 16 (0.32%) Wireless
6 13 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.22%) DNS
8 8 (0.16%) FTP
9 7 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.14%) SSH
10 6 (0.12%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.12%) AMQP
11 5 (0.099%) Extranet
11 5 (0.099%) Firewall
12 4 (0.079%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.079%) SMS
13 3 (0.059%) ATM
13 3 (0.059%) LDAP
13 3 (0.059%) SMTP
13 3 (0.059%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2042 (40.47%) SQL Server
2 648 (12.84%) MySQL
3 467 (9.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 360 (7.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 354 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 323 (6.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 237 (4.70%) Relational Database
8 177 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 145 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
10 143 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 100 (1.98%) NoSQL
12 78 (1.55%) Oracle Database
13 71 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
14 61 (1.21%) MongoDB
15 57 (1.13%) RDBMS
16 51 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
17 45 (0.89%) DB2
18 43 (0.85%) Big Data
19 37 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
19 37 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 362 (7.17%) Git (software)
2 354 (7.02%) Visual Studio
3 313 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 254 (5.03%) Subversion
5 213 (4.22%) NUnit
6 120 (2.38%) Moq
7 117 (2.32%) Eclipse
8 116 (2.30%) Rhino Mocks
9 99 (1.96%) Maven
10 98 (1.94%) MSTest
11 84 (1.66%) JUnit
12 77 (1.53%) JIRA
13 64 (1.27%) Selenium
14 47 (0.93%) Mercurial
15 42 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 38 (0.75%) Xcode
17 37 (0.73%) Jenkins
18 33 (0.65%) Ant
19 25 (0.50%) SpecFlow
19 25 (0.50%) Cucumber
General
1 528 (10.46%) Finance
2 303 (6.00%) Marketing
3 229 (4.54%) Retail
4 144 (2.85%) Games
5 95 (1.88%) Advertising
6 85 (1.68%) Legal
7 84 (1.66%) Automotive
8 61 (1.21%) Banking
9 50 (0.99%) Law
10 44 (0.87%) Telecoms
11 37 (0.73%) Back Office
12 35 (0.69%) Manufacturing
13 28 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 27 (0.54%) Billing
15 25 (0.50%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.30%) Publishing
17 6 (0.12%) Local Government
18 5 (0.099%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.099%) Multimedia
19 3 (0.059%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2627 (52.06%) .NET
2 2265 (44.89%) HTML
3 1983 (39.30%) CSS
4 1834 (36.35%) ASP.NET
5 1269 (25.15%) jQuery
6 804 (15.93%) WCF
7 779 (15.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 767 (15.20%) .NET Framework
9 766 (15.18%) XML
10 732 (14.51%) Web Services
11 682 (13.52%) HTML5
12 425 (8.42%) LINQ
13 424 (8.40%) CSS3
14 415 (8.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 412 (8.16%) Ajax
16 320 (6.34%) WPF
17 312 (6.18%) SOAP
18 297 (5.89%) Spring
19 270 (5.35%) J2EE
20 249 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 288 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 258 (5.11%) Computer Science
3 214 (4.24%) User Experience
4 176 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 123 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 119 (2.36%) iPhone
7 110 (2.18%) N-Tier
8 95 (1.88%) Inversion of Control
9 94 (1.86%) Mathematics
10 89 (1.76%) Open Source
11 81 (1.61%) Social Media
12 62 (1.23%) W3C
13 59 (1.17%) iPad
14 49 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
15 40 (0.79%) Client/Server
16 39 (0.77%) Blackberry
17 37 (0.73%) Social Network
18 35 (0.69%) Physics
19 32 (0.63%) Graphic Design
20 29 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 520 (10.31%) Windows
2 409 (8.11%) Linux
3 312 (6.18%) Android
4 238 (4.72%) Apple iOS
5 113 (2.24%) UNIX
6 38 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (0.65%) Windows Phone
8 18 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
9 16 (0.32%) AIX
10 15 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.14%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.079%) FreeBSD
14 4 (0.079%) CentOS
15 2 (0.040%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.040%) Solaris
15 2 (0.040%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1816 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1608 (31.87%) MVC
3 988 (19.58%) TDD
4 909 (18.01%) OO
5 667 (13.22%) Scrum
6 561 (11.12%) E-Commerce
7 495 (9.81%) Web Development
8 376 (7.45%) Software Engineering
9 366 (7.25%) OOP
10 339 (6.72%) Web Application Development
11 298 (5.91%) Unit Testing
12 273 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
13 259 (5.13%) BDD
14 249 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
15 222 (4.40%) Mentoring
16 201 (3.98%) OOD
17 178 (3.53%) Project Management
18 174 (3.45%) SOA
19 173 (3.43%) Dependency Injection
20 169 (3.35%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2459 (48.73%) C#
2 2082 (41.26%) JavaScript
3 1806 (35.79%) SQL
4 851 (16.86%) Java
5 813 (16.11%) PHP
6 571 (11.32%) T-SQL
7 478 (9.47%) VB.NET
8 207 (4.10%) C++
9 191 (3.79%) VB
10 165 (3.27%) Ruby
11 137 (2.72%) Python
12 121 (2.40%) PHP5
13 117 (2.32%) Objective-C
14 97 (1.92%) C
15 81 (1.61%) PL/SQL
16 79 (1.57%) Perl
17 74 (1.47%) VB6
18 63 (1.25%) XPath
19 53 (1.05%) VBA
20 39 (0.77%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 514 (10.19%) Degree
2 82 (1.63%) Security Cleared
3 80 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (1.13%) MCP
5 49 (0.97%) MCSD
6 46 (0.91%) MCTS
7 42 (0.83%) MCAD
8 30 (0.59%) SC Cleared
9 16 (0.32%) HND
10 10 (0.20%) HNC
11 5 (0.099%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.099%) CCNP
12 4 (0.079%) MCSE
13 3 (0.059%) NVQ Level 3
14 2 (0.040%) ISEB
14 2 (0.040%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.040%) MySQL Certification
15 1 (0.020%) MCITP
15 1 (0.020%) MCPD
15 1 (0.020%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (1.98%) QA
2 26 (0.52%) SLA
3 18 (0.36%) WAI
4 8 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.12%) WCAG
6 4 (0.079%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.079%) HL7
6 4 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.040%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.079%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.079%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.059%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.040%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.040%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.040%) XenApp
5 2 (0.040%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.040%) Squid
6 1 (0.020%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 21 (0.42%) Puppet
2 9 (0.18%) Capistrano
3 7 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.099%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.079%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.079%) OpenView
5 4 (0.079%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (0.079%) CA Endevor
6 3 (0.059%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.040%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.020%) Ansible
8 1 (0.020%) Salt
Vendors
1 767 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 328 (6.50%) Oracle
3 190 (3.77%) Zend
4 132 (2.62%) Google
5 85 (1.68%) Adobe
6 80 (1.59%) Facebook
7 71 (1.41%) JBoss
7 71 (1.41%) Sitecore
8 58 (1.15%) SAP
8 58 (1.15%) IBM
9 50 (0.99%) Twitter
10 39 (0.77%) Red Hat
11 30 (0.59%) Apple
12 28 (0.55%) Sybase
13 24 (0.48%) Business Objects
14 17 (0.34%) Atlassian
14 17 (0.34%) EPiServer
15 15 (0.30%) Sencha
15 15 (0.30%) DevExpress
15 15 (0.30%) Symbian
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT People First
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum £25000 - £45,000 - 30 days holiday /
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum £25000 - £45,000 - 30 days holiday /
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum £25000 - £45,000 - 30 days holiday /
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
QUANTICA
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago