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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1633 2240 2509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 28.66% 32.42% 38.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.88% 33.57% 39.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1487 1962 2298
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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
5465 6672 6306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.93% 96.56% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4584 5653 5289
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 0 939 £40,000 +6.66% 292
Cheshire 0 364 £37,500 -6.25% 103
Merseyside 0 181 £40,000 +6.66% 65
Lancashire 0 109 £37,500 +17.18% 39
Cumbria - 4 £33,500 - 4
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1601 (44.30%) .NET
2 1546 (42.78%) C#
3 1509 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
4 1471 (40.70%) JavaScript
5 1461 (40.43%) HTML
6 1386 (38.35%) SQL Server
7 1352 (37.41%) CSS
8 1201 (33.23%) SQL
9 1134 (31.38%) ASP.NET
10 1111 (30.74%) MVC
11 956 (26.45%) jQuery
12 784 (21.69%) TDD
13 746 (20.64%) Java
14 620 (17.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 600 (16.60%) PHP
16 561 (15.52%) HTML5
17 555 (15.36%) OO
18 545 (15.08%) Web Services
19 496 (13.72%) Microsoft
20 489 (13.53%) MySQL
21 478 (13.23%) Scrum
22 477 (13.20%) Git (software)
22 477 (13.20%) WCF
23 452 (12.51%) Finance
24 446 (12.34%) AngularJS
25 433 (11.98%) XML
26 431 (11.93%) .NET Framework
27 427 (11.82%) Degree
28 398 (11.01%) CSS3
29 391 (10.82%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 278 (7.69%) Node.js
2 201 (5.56%) WordPress
3 176 (4.87%) CMS
4 129 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 96 (2.66%) Apache
6 91 (2.52%) Tomcat
7 70 (1.94%) WebSphere
8 64 (1.77%) Drupal
9 63 (1.74%) IIS
10 50 (1.38%) Umbraco
11 42 (1.16%) JBoss
12 30 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
13 27 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
13 27 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
14 23 (0.64%) WebLogic
15 22 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
16 19 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
16 19 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
17 16 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
18 15 (0.42%) CICS
Applications
1 139 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 82 (2.27%) Photoshop
3 33 (0.91%) PowerPivot
4 23 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 21 (0.58%) MS Office
6 15 (0.42%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 12 (0.33%) Fireworks
9 7 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.055%) InDesign
10 2 (0.055%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.028%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 127 (3.51%) Magento
2 51 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (0.64%) Visualfiles
4 12 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 8 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.22%) OpenCart
7 7 (0.19%) SAP Business One
8 6 (0.17%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.083%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.083%) Payment Gateway
11 2 (0.055%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.055%) Exstream
11 2 (0.055%) JDE OneWorld
11 2 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.055%) osCommerce
11 2 (0.055%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.055%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 85 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (1.47%) SaaS
4 36 (1.00%) GitHub
5 25 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (0.53%) PaaS
7 17 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (0.36%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.22%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.19%) Office 365
12 4 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 4 (0.11%) AdWords
12 4 (0.11%) Force.com
13 3 (0.083%) Heroku
14 2 (0.055%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.028%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 93 (2.57%) Internet
2 37 (1.02%) HTTP
3 32 (0.89%) Intranet
4 22 (0.61%) SSH
5 17 (0.47%) HTTPS
6 15 (0.42%) PuTTY
7 8 (0.22%) SPDY
8 3 (0.083%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.055%) iBeacon
9 2 (0.055%) SSL
9 2 (0.055%) VPN
10 1 (0.028%) Extranet
10 1 (0.028%) Skype
10 1 (0.028%) SMS
10 1 (0.028%) SMTP
10 1 (0.028%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.028%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1386 (38.35%) SQL Server
2 489 (13.53%) MySQL
3 370 (10.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 326 (9.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 257 (7.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 239 (6.61%) SQL Server 2014
7 222 (6.14%) Relational Database
8 177 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 161 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
10 157 (4.34%) NoSQL
11 141 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 83 (2.30%) Oracle Database
13 72 (1.99%) MongoDB
14 63 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
15 58 (1.60%) RDBMS
16 51 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
17 42 (1.16%) Power BI
18 41 (1.13%) Oracle ODI
19 40 (1.11%) Big Data
19 40 (1.11%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 477 (13.20%) Git (software)
2 292 (8.08%) Visual Studio
3 256 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 245 (6.78%) Subversion
5 182 (5.04%) NUnit
6 111 (3.07%) Moq
7 102 (2.82%) MSTest
8 100 (2.77%) JUnit
9 97 (2.68%) Rhino Mocks
10 95 (2.63%) Selenium
11 92 (2.55%) Eclipse
12 89 (2.46%) Jenkins
13 87 (2.41%) Grunt
14 65 (1.80%) JIRA
15 63 (1.74%) Maven
16 58 (1.60%) Mercurial
17 43 (1.19%) Ant
18 41 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 38 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
20 33 (0.91%) Jasmine
General
1 452 (12.51%) Finance
2 166 (4.59%) Marketing
3 113 (3.13%) Games
4 69 (1.91%) Banking
5 65 (1.80%) Retail
6 64 (1.77%) Advertising
7 56 (1.55%) Legal
8 47 (1.30%) Telecoms
9 36 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 34 (0.94%) Law
11 27 (0.75%) Back Office
12 16 (0.44%) Publishing
13 15 (0.42%) Electronics
14 12 (0.33%) Automotive
15 10 (0.28%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.22%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.19%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
19 3 (0.083%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1601 (44.30%) .NET
2 1461 (40.43%) HTML
3 1352 (37.41%) CSS
4 1134 (31.38%) ASP.NET
5 956 (26.45%) jQuery
6 620 (17.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 561 (15.52%) HTML5
8 545 (15.08%) Web Services
9 477 (13.20%) WCF
10 446 (12.34%) AngularJS
11 433 (11.98%) XML
12 431 (11.93%) .NET Framework
13 398 (11.01%) CSS3
14 325 (8.99%) Spring
15 317 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 284 (7.86%) RESTful
17 280 (7.75%) Ajax
18 272 (7.53%) Entity Framework
19 227 (6.28%) Hibernate
20 225 (6.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 224 (6.20%) Computer Science
2 195 (5.40%) Mobile App
3 178 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 166 (4.59%) User Experience
5 127 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
6 92 (2.55%) Inversion of Control
7 68 (1.88%) N-Tier
8 58 (1.60%) Mathematics
9 48 (1.33%) iPhone
10 44 (1.22%) Replication
11 41 (1.13%) Management Information System
12 34 (0.94%) Social Media
13 33 (0.91%) Algorithms
14 30 (0.83%) iPad
15 28 (0.77%) Client/Server
16 24 (0.66%) Data Structures
16 24 (0.66%) Mainframe
17 18 (0.50%) Physics
17 18 (0.50%) Visualisation
17 18 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 382 (10.57%) Windows
2 301 (8.33%) Linux
3 189 (5.23%) Android
4 129 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 116 (3.21%) Unix
6 24 (0.66%) Mac OS X
7 23 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
8 18 (0.50%) Windows Phone
9 14 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.39%) Windows Server
10 12 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.17%) AIX
13 4 (0.11%) Debian
13 4 (0.11%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.083%) webOS
14 3 (0.083%) Windows Phone 7
15 2 (0.055%) CentOS
15 2 (0.055%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.055%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1509 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1111 (30.74%) MVC
3 784 (21.69%) TDD
4 555 (15.36%) OO
5 478 (13.23%) Scrum
6 354 (9.80%) Web Application Development
6 354 (9.80%) Web Development
7 318 (8.80%) Software Engineering
8 298 (8.25%) OOP
9 289 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 281 (7.78%) Front End Development
11 276 (7.64%) BDD
12 275 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
13 251 (6.95%) E-Commerce
14 207 (5.73%) SDLC
15 200 (5.53%) Unit Testing
16 184 (5.09%) Dependency Injection
17 170 (4.70%) Kanban
18 155 (4.29%) ETL
19 148 (4.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1546 (42.78%) C#
2 1471 (40.70%) JavaScript
3 1201 (33.23%) SQL
4 746 (20.64%) Java
5 600 (16.60%) PHP
6 391 (10.82%) T-SQL
7 249 (6.89%) VB.NET
8 183 (5.06%) C++
9 132 (3.65%) Ruby
10 101 (2.79%) VB
11 99 (2.74%) C
12 86 (2.38%) Python
13 81 (2.24%) PL/SQL
14 55 (1.52%) Objective-C
15 53 (1.47%) VBA
16 47 (1.30%) Shell Script
17 41 (1.13%) PHP 5
18 34 (0.94%) VB6
19 27 (0.75%) COBOL
20 23 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 427 (11.82%) Degree
2 30 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (0.30%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.22%) MCSE
5 7 (0.19%) MCP
6 6 (0.17%) HND
7 5 (0.14%) ECDL
7 5 (0.14%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.14%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.11%) ISEB
9 2 (0.055%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.055%) MCITP
9 2 (0.055%) MCSA
9 2 (0.055%) MCTS
10 1 (0.028%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.028%) MCPD
10 1 (0.028%) MCSD
10 1 (0.028%) PhD
10 1 (0.028%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (2.96%) QA
2 9 (0.25%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.17%) WAI
5 5 (0.14%) HL7
6 3 (0.083%) SLA
7 2 (0.055%) WCAG
8 1 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.028%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 34 (0.94%) Docker
2 9 (0.25%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.19%) Varnish
5 4 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (0.055%) vSphere
7 1 (0.028%) HDFS
7 1 (0.028%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (0.39%) Puppet
2 12 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.14%) logstash
3 5 (0.14%) Wonderware InTouch
4 2 (0.055%) cPanel
4 2 (0.055%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.028%) Ansible
5 1 (0.028%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.028%) WMI
Vendors
1 496 (13.72%) Microsoft
2 308 (8.52%) Oracle
3 109 (3.02%) Google
4 98 (2.71%) Zend
5 86 (2.38%) IBM
6 71 (1.96%) Twitter
7 65 (1.80%) Facebook
8 55 (1.52%) Adobe
9 46 (1.27%) SAP
10 27 (0.75%) Tableau
11 26 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
11 26 (0.72%) webMethods
12 23 (0.64%) Sitecore
13 20 (0.55%) Atlassian
13 20 (0.55%) EPiServer
14 19 (0.53%) Xamarin
15 18 (0.50%) Apple
16 17 (0.47%) Perforce
17 15 (0.42%) MuleSoft
18 14 (0.39%) Software AG
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