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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2259 2488 3370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.48% 38.35% 43.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.19% 40.32% 44.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1989 2275 3071
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
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
6608 6170 7549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.00% 95.11% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5641 5176 6547
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 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 1343 £37,500 +5.63% 326
Cheshire +1 520 £40,000 +11.11% 123
Lancashire 0 205 £31,500 -3.07% 58
Merseyside 0 172 £37,500 +4.16% 45
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2372 (50.07%) .NET
2 2310 (48.77%) HTML
3 2287 (48.28%) C#
4 2154 (45.47%) JavaScript
5 2042 (43.11%) CSS
6 1784 (37.66%) SQL Server
7 1778 (37.53%) ASP.NET
8 1699 (35.87%) SQL
9 1643 (34.68%) MVC
10 1633 (34.47%) Agile Software Development
11 1325 (27.97%) jQuery
12 960 (20.27%) PHP
13 900 (19.00%) OO
14 857 (18.09%) HTML5
15 801 (16.91%) Java
16 770 (16.26%) MySQL
17 769 (16.23%) TDD
18 768 (16.21%) ASP.NET MVC
19 678 (14.31%) Web Services
20 673 (14.21%) Microsoft
21 650 (13.72%) .NET Framework
22 616 (13.00%) WCF
23 614 (12.96%) XML
24 580 (12.24%) CSS3
25 544 (11.48%) Windows
26 542 (11.44%) Scrum
27 513 (10.83%) Git (software)
28 508 (10.72%) Finance
29 492 (10.39%) OOP
30 474 (10.01%) Degree

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 279 (5.89%) CMS
2 245 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 239 (5.05%) Node.js
4 238 (5.02%) WordPress
5 182 (3.84%) IIS
6 153 (3.23%) Umbraco
7 129 (2.72%) Apache
8 90 (1.90%) Tomcat
9 77 (1.63%) Drupal
10 60 (1.27%) JBoss
11 58 (1.22%) WebSphere
12 51 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
13 43 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
14 38 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
15 33 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
16 27 (0.57%) WebLogic
17 26 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
18 19 (0.40%) Confluence
18 19 (0.40%) Joomla!
19 17 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 272 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 150 (3.17%) Photoshop
3 58 (1.22%) PowerPivot
4 39 (0.82%) MS Office
5 21 (0.44%) Fireworks
6 18 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (0.19%) MS Visio
10 8 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
11 6 (0.13%) MS Project
12 2 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.042%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.042%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (0.042%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.042%) Maya
12 2 (0.042%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.021%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.021%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 219 (4.62%) Magento
2 35 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.21%) Tridion
6 8 (0.17%) Visualfiles
6 8 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.15%) SAP SD
8 6 (0.13%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.13%) SAP MM
9 5 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.11%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.11%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.11%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.11%) SAP HR
9 5 (0.11%) SAP SRM
10 4 (0.084%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (0.084%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 128 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (0.68%) SaaS
4 28 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 11 (0.23%) GitHub
7 7 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.15%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.13%) Yammer
8 6 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.13%) Office 365
8 6 (0.13%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.063%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.063%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.042%) IaaS
11 1 (0.021%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 195 (4.12%) Internet
2 146 (3.08%) HTTP
3 52 (1.10%) Intranet
4 37 (0.78%) Wireless
5 18 (0.38%) Network Security
6 14 (0.30%) SSL
7 12 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.25%) Firewall
8 11 (0.23%) SSH
9 10 (0.21%) DNS
9 10 (0.21%) HTTPS
9 10 (0.21%) SMTP
10 8 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.15%) ATM
12 6 (0.13%) Extranet
13 3 (0.063%) FTP
14 2 (0.042%) OpenLDAP
14 2 (0.042%) SMS
14 2 (0.042%) SNMP
14 2 (0.042%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1784 (37.66%) SQL Server
2 770 (16.26%) MySQL
3 363 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 360 (7.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 357 (7.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 215 (4.54%) Relational Database
7 193 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 164 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 154 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
10 149 (3.15%) NoSQL
11 116 (2.45%) Oracle Database
12 102 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
13 81 (1.71%) MongoDB
14 71 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
15 54 (1.14%) RDBMS
16 48 (1.01%) Big Data
17 43 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
18 40 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
19 35 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
20 31 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 513 (10.83%) Git (software)
2 311 (6.57%) Visual Studio
3 261 (5.51%) Subversion
4 240 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 219 (4.62%) NUnit
6 120 (2.53%) Moq
7 118 (2.49%) MSTest
8 108 (2.28%) JIRA
9 104 (2.20%) JUnit
10 99 (2.09%) Eclipse
11 97 (2.05%) Rhino Mocks
12 76 (1.60%) Maven
13 69 (1.46%) Selenium
14 43 (0.91%) Jenkins
15 37 (0.78%) Mercurial
16 35 (0.74%) Grunt
16 35 (0.74%) Ant
17 28 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 28 (0.59%) Xcode
18 26 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 508 (10.72%) Finance
2 260 (5.49%) Marketing
3 228 (4.81%) Retail
4 122 (2.58%) Games
5 87 (1.84%) Advertising
6 78 (1.65%) Banking
7 59 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 47 (0.99%) Back Office
9 46 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 43 (0.91%) Automotive
11 35 (0.74%) Legal
12 34 (0.72%) Law
13 31 (0.65%) Manufacturing
14 22 (0.46%) Music Industry
15 15 (0.32%) Publishing
15 15 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.30%) Billing
17 13 (0.27%) Multimedia
18 9 (0.19%) Aerospace
19 8 (0.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2372 (50.07%) .NET
2 2310 (48.77%) HTML
3 2042 (43.11%) CSS
4 1778 (37.53%) ASP.NET
5 1325 (27.97%) jQuery
6 857 (18.09%) HTML5
7 768 (16.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 678 (14.31%) Web Services
9 650 (13.72%) .NET Framework
10 616 (13.00%) WCF
11 614 (12.96%) XML
12 580 (12.24%) CSS3
13 443 (9.35%) Ajax
14 313 (6.61%) SOAP
15 308 (6.50%) LINQ
16 277 (5.85%) AngularJS
17 250 (5.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 237 (5.00%) J2EE
19 233 (4.92%) RESTful
20 228 (4.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 296 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 231 (4.88%) User Experience
3 214 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
4 190 (4.01%) Computer Science
5 142 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
6 106 (2.24%) N-Tier
7 102 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
8 72 (1.52%) iPhone
9 67 (1.41%) Open Source
10 48 (1.01%) W3C
11 44 (0.93%) Social Media
12 42 (0.89%) Mathematics
13 41 (0.87%) Client/Server
14 34 (0.72%) iPad
14 34 (0.72%) Graphic Design
15 28 (0.59%) Streaming Music
16 26 (0.55%) Social Network
17 25 (0.53%) NHS
18 24 (0.51%) Algorithms
19 22 (0.46%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 544 (11.48%) Windows
2 385 (8.13%) Linux
3 274 (5.78%) Android
4 242 (5.11%) Apple iOS
5 125 (2.64%) UNIX
6 39 (0.82%) Windows Phone
7 19 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
8 14 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.17%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
11 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.084%) AIX
13 4 (0.084%) Solaris
14 3 (0.063%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.042%) Debian
16 1 (0.021%) openSUSE
16 1 (0.021%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.021%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1643 (34.68%) MVC
2 1633 (34.47%) Agile Software Development
3 900 (19.00%) OO
4 769 (16.23%) TDD
5 542 (11.44%) Scrum
6 492 (10.39%) OOP
7 469 (9.90%) E-Commerce
8 454 (9.58%) Web Development
9 332 (7.01%) Web Application Development
10 306 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
11 302 (6.38%) Software Engineering
12 278 (5.87%) Unit Testing
13 269 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
14 218 (4.60%) Dependency Injection
15 215 (4.54%) BDD
16 212 (4.48%) CRM
17 185 (3.91%) SOA
18 180 (3.80%) Web Design
19 166 (3.50%) OOD
20 148 (3.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2287 (48.28%) C#
2 2154 (45.47%) JavaScript
3 1699 (35.87%) SQL
4 960 (20.27%) PHP
5 801 (16.91%) Java
6 445 (9.39%) VB.NET
7 398 (8.40%) T-SQL
8 202 (4.26%) VB
9 194 (4.10%) C++
10 133 (2.81%) Ruby
11 128 (2.70%) PL/SQL
12 121 (2.55%) PHP5
13 77 (1.63%) Python
14 76 (1.60%) Objective-C
15 74 (1.56%) C
16 63 (1.33%) VB6
17 42 (0.89%) Perl
18 41 (0.87%) XPath
19 38 (0.80%) PowerShell
20 35 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 474 (10.01%) Degree
2 81 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 26 (0.55%) MCP
5 20 (0.42%) MCSD
6 18 (0.38%) SC Cleared
7 15 (0.32%) MCTS
8 9 (0.19%) MCAD
9 5 (0.11%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.084%) MCPD
11 3 (0.063%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.063%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.042%) MCSE
12 2 (0.042%) MCT
12 2 (0.042%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.021%) OCPJP
13 1 (0.021%) ISEB
13 1 (0.021%) SAP Certification
13 1 (0.021%) OCA
13 1 (0.021%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (1.31%) QA
2 51 (1.08%) SLA
3 15 (0.32%) WAI
4 7 (0.15%) WCAG
5 4 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.042%) HL7
7 1 (0.021%) GAMP
7 1 (0.021%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.15%) Hyper-V
2 7 (0.15%) Docker
3 6 (0.13%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.042%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.021%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.021%) Varnish
6 1 (0.021%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (0.25%) Puppet
2 11 (0.23%) Vagrant
3 10 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.084%) Kibana
4 4 (0.084%) CA Endevor
4 4 (0.084%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.063%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.042%) Ansible
6 2 (0.042%) Webmin
6 2 (0.042%) Plesk
6 2 (0.042%) Nagios
7 1 (0.021%) MOM
7 1 (0.021%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.021%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.021%) Salt
Vendors
1 673 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 368 (7.77%) Oracle
3 208 (4.39%) Zend
4 118 (2.49%) Facebook
5 95 (2.01%) Google
6 83 (1.75%) Twitter
7 65 (1.37%) Sitecore
8 59 (1.25%) Adobe
9 58 (1.22%) SAP
10 54 (1.14%) EPiServer
11 39 (0.82%) Apple
12 37 (0.78%) Informatica
13 35 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
14 29 (0.61%) IBM
15 28 (0.59%) Business Objects
16 27 (0.57%) Eloqua
17 25 (0.53%) Teradata
18 24 (0.51%) Sybase
18 24 (0.51%) VMware
19 22 (0.46%) Red Hat
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