The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2489 2816 2739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.84% 38.85% 36.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.75% 40.98% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2099 2540 2548
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 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6772 6872 7224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.79% 94.80% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5479 5871 6348
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Developer
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 1395 £37,500 +7.14% 269
Cheshire 0 637 £36,000 +2.85% 103
Lancashire 0 208 £35,000 +11.11% 42
Merseyside 0 202 £35,000 - 57
Cumbria -8 8 £30,500 -17.56% 4
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2707 (53.01%) .NET
2 2533 (49.60%) C#
3 2246 (43.98%) HTML
4 2121 (41.53%) JavaScript
5 2078 (40.69%) SQL Server
6 1952 (38.22%) CSS
7 1947 (38.12%) ASP.NET
8 1832 (35.87%) SQL
9 1616 (31.64%) MVC
10 1298 (25.42%) jQuery
11 1021 (19.99%) TDD
12 947 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
13 935 (18.31%) OO
14 864 (16.92%) PHP
14 864 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC
15 846 (16.57%) XML
16 843 (16.51%) Java
17 818 (16.02%) WCF
18 789 (15.45%) Microsoft
19 707 (13.84%) .NET Framework
20 704 (13.79%) Web Services
21 680 (13.32%) MySQL
22 673 (13.18%) Scrum
23 652 (12.77%) HTML5
24 569 (11.14%) Degree
25 567 (11.10%) E-Commerce
26 566 (11.08%) T-SQL
27 541 (10.59%) VB.NET
28 534 (10.46%) Windows
29 533 (10.44%) Web Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 291 (5.70%) SharePoint
2 272 (5.33%) CMS
3 196 (3.84%) WordPress
4 164 (3.21%) IIS
5 149 (2.92%) Tomcat
6 127 (2.49%) Node.js
7 112 (2.19%) Apache
8 85 (1.66%) Umbraco
9 81 (1.59%) WebSphere
10 64 (1.25%) Drupal
11 56 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
12 42 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
13 41 (0.80%) SAS
13 41 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
14 38 (0.74%) WebLogic
15 22 (0.43%) MODX
15 22 (0.43%) Apache Solr
16 19 (0.37%) Confluence
17 18 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
18 17 (0.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 396 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 152 (2.98%) Photoshop
3 45 (0.88%) MS Office
4 34 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (0.39%) Fireworks
6 17 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.16%) InDesign
9 6 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.098%) PrintSoft PReS
10 5 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.039%) DOC1
11 2 (0.039%) MS Project
12 1 (0.020%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.020%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.020%) PaintShop Pro
12 1 (0.020%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 215 (4.21%) Magento
2 54 (1.06%) Visualfiles
3 53 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 33 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
5 17 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.098%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.098%) SAP SD
7 5 (0.098%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.098%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.098%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.098%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.098%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.098%) SAP SRM
7 5 (0.098%) osCommerce
8 4 (0.078%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.059%) Exstream
10 2 (0.039%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.039%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 62 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.23%) SaaS
3 12 (0.23%) Trello
4 10 (0.20%) Office 365
5 9 (0.18%) GitHub
6 6 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.098%) IaaS
7 5 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.078%) PaaS
9 3 (0.059%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.039%) Route 53
10 2 (0.039%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.020%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 176 (3.45%) Internet
2 102 (2.00%) HTTP
3 60 (1.17%) Intranet
4 24 (0.47%) SSL
5 20 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (0.22%) DNS
8 10 (0.20%) RFID
9 7 (0.14%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.14%) SSH
10 6 (0.12%) AMQP
10 6 (0.12%) FTP
11 4 (0.078%) Wireless
11 4 (0.078%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.078%) SMS
11 4 (0.078%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.059%) Extranet
12 3 (0.059%) UMTS
12 3 (0.059%) GPRS
12 3 (0.059%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2078 (40.69%) SQL Server
2 680 (13.32%) MySQL
3 497 (9.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 344 (6.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 296 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 274 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 240 (4.70%) Relational Database
8 204 (3.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 118 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
10 96 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 90 (1.76%) Oracle Database
12 74 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
12 74 (1.45%) NoSQL
13 70 (1.37%) RDBMS
14 45 (0.88%) MongoDB
15 38 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 38 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
15 38 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
16 34 (0.67%) DB2
17 33 (0.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 376 (7.36%) Visual Studio
2 314 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 302 (5.91%) Git (software)
4 274 (5.37%) Subversion
5 214 (4.19%) NUnit
6 165 (3.23%) Eclipse
7 127 (2.49%) Moq
8 125 (2.45%) Rhino Mocks
9 105 (2.06%) MSTest
10 96 (1.88%) Maven
11 83 (1.63%) JUnit
12 67 (1.31%) JIRA
13 62 (1.21%) Selenium
14 59 (1.16%) Ant
15 52 (1.02%) Mercurial
16 45 (0.88%) Jenkins
17 39 (0.76%) Xcode
18 34 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 33 (0.65%) SpecFlow
20 27 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 492 (9.63%) Finance
2 318 (6.23%) Marketing
3 212 (4.15%) Retail
4 140 (2.74%) Games
5 100 (1.96%) Legal
6 87 (1.70%) Advertising
7 81 (1.59%) Automotive
8 59 (1.16%) Law
9 40 (0.78%) Telecoms
10 38 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 35 (0.69%) Banking
12 29 (0.57%) Back Office
13 26 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 24 (0.47%) Billing
15 18 (0.35%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.31%) Publishing
17 6 (0.12%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.098%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.098%) Local Government
19 2 (0.039%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2707 (53.01%) .NET
2 2246 (43.98%) HTML
3 1952 (38.22%) CSS
4 1947 (38.12%) ASP.NET
5 1298 (25.42%) jQuery
6 864 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 846 (16.57%) XML
8 818 (16.02%) WCF
9 707 (13.84%) .NET Framework
10 704 (13.79%) Web Services
11 652 (12.77%) HTML5
12 409 (8.01%) Ajax
13 386 (7.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 378 (7.40%) CSS3
15 360 (7.05%) LINQ
16 350 (6.85%) WPF
17 334 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 319 (6.25%) Spring
19 285 (5.58%) SOAP
20 279 (5.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 300 (5.87%) Mobile App
2 298 (5.84%) Computer Science
3 125 (2.45%) N-Tier
4 122 (2.39%) iPhone
5 110 (2.15%) Social Media
6 107 (2.10%) Open Source
7 105 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
7 105 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
8 84 (1.64%) Mathematics
8 84 (1.64%) W3C
9 59 (1.16%) iPad
10 47 (0.92%) 3D Graphics
11 43 (0.84%) Blackberry
12 40 (0.78%) NHS
13 38 (0.74%) Management Information System
14 36 (0.70%) Client/Server
15 30 (0.59%) Blog
16 29 (0.57%) Physics
17 28 (0.55%) Visualisation
18 25 (0.49%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 534 (10.46%) Windows
2 412 (8.07%) Linux
3 314 (6.15%) Android
4 240 (4.70%) Apple iOS
5 133 (2.60%) UNIX
6 30 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (0.51%) Windows Phone
8 14 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
8 14 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 12 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
10 11 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.22%) AIX
11 9 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.14%) Windows CE
14 6 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.078%) CentOS
15 4 (0.078%) Windows Phone 7
15 4 (0.078%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1616 (31.64%) MVC
2 1021 (19.99%) TDD
3 947 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
4 935 (18.31%) OO
5 673 (13.18%) Scrum
6 567 (11.10%) E-Commerce
7 533 (10.44%) Web Development
8 419 (8.20%) Software Engineering
9 348 (6.81%) Unit Testing
10 345 (6.76%) OOP
11 328 (6.42%) Web Application Development
12 275 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
13 254 (4.97%) BDD
14 207 (4.05%) OOD
15 195 (3.82%) Project Management
16 192 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
17 188 (3.68%) iOS Development
18 173 (3.39%) Kanban
19 164 (3.21%) Dependency Injection
20 149 (2.92%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2533 (49.60%) C#
2 2121 (41.53%) JavaScript
3 1832 (35.87%) SQL
4 864 (16.92%) PHP
5 843 (16.51%) Java
6 566 (11.08%) T-SQL
7 541 (10.59%) VB.NET
8 200 (3.92%) C++
9 176 (3.45%) VB
10 170 (3.33%) Ruby
11 154 (3.02%) Python
12 130 (2.55%) Objective-C
13 123 (2.41%) PHP5
14 114 (2.23%) C
15 95 (1.86%) Perl
16 70 (1.37%) PL/SQL
17 64 (1.25%) VB6
18 53 (1.04%) XPath
19 50 (0.98%) VBA
20 30 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 569 (11.14%) Degree
2 116 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 90 (1.76%) MCP
4 77 (1.51%) Security Cleared
5 70 (1.37%) MCSD
6 68 (1.33%) MCTS
7 66 (1.29%) MCAD
8 33 (0.65%) SC Cleared
9 27 (0.53%) HND
10 16 (0.31%) HNC
11 11 (0.22%) MCSE
12 7 (0.14%) MySQL Certification
13 5 (0.098%) CCNP
13 5 (0.098%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.059%) NVQ Level 3
15 2 (0.039%) ISEB
16 1 (0.020%) MCITP
16 1 (0.020%) BC Cleared
16 1 (0.020%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (2.00%) QA
2 20 (0.39%) WAI
3 14 (0.27%) WCAG
4 12 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.12%) SLA
6 4 (0.078%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.039%) HL7
7 2 (0.039%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.020%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.078%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.059%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.059%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.039%) XenApp
5 2 (0.039%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.039%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.039%) Squid
5 2 (0.039%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.020%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 15 (0.29%) Puppet
2 9 (0.18%) Capistrano
3 4 (0.078%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.078%) OpenView
3 4 (0.078%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.059%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.059%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.039%) Oracle EDQ
5 2 (0.039%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 789 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 348 (6.81%) Oracle
3 195 (3.82%) Zend
4 143 (2.80%) Google
5 96 (1.88%) Adobe
6 68 (1.33%) JBoss
7 65 (1.27%) Sitecore
8 59 (1.16%) Facebook
9 50 (0.98%) Twitter
10 48 (0.94%) IBM
11 44 (0.86%) SAP
12 41 (0.80%) Apple
13 32 (0.63%) Sybase
14 30 (0.59%) Red Hat
15 24 (0.47%) Business Objects
16 23 (0.45%) Sencha
17 20 (0.39%) Sony
18 17 (0.33%) Tableau
18 17 (0.33%) Symbian
18 17 (0.33%) Atlassian
Warrington, Cheshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £3,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 40,000-45,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Salford Royal NHS
Salary: From £30,460 to £40,157 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + package/pension/bonus/health
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + pension, package, health, life
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary £30,655 - £33,310
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago