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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2165 2491 2827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.21% 34.82% 39.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.84% 36.71% 41.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 2110 2544
Average salary £38,412 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
6214 6785 6878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.31% 94.86% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5508 5887
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 1112 £40,000 +6.66% 288
Cheshire 0 590 £40,000 +12.67% 148
Lancashire 0 247 £35,000 - 86
Merseyside 0 173 £35,000 - 56
Cumbria -2 8 £35,000 +14.75% 7
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2103 (48.43%) .NET
2 2013 (46.36%) HTML
3 1985 (45.72%) C#
4 1896 (43.67%) JavaScript
5 1810 (41.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1770 (40.76%) CSS
7 1622 (37.36%) SQL Server
8 1506 (34.68%) SQL
9 1505 (34.66%) ASP.NET
10 1445 (33.28%) MVC
11 1136 (26.16%) jQuery
12 854 (19.67%) TDD
13 788 (18.15%) HTML5
14 774 (17.83%) Java
15 767 (17.66%) PHP
16 747 (17.20%) Web Services
17 689 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC
18 663 (15.27%) Scrum
19 660 (15.20%) Microsoft
20 646 (14.88%) WCF
21 635 (14.62%) OO
22 557 (12.83%) MySQL
23 536 (12.34%) Finance
24 532 (12.25%) XML
25 523 (12.05%) AngularJS
26 522 (12.02%) .NET Framework
27 460 (10.59%) Degree
28 442 (10.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 436 (10.04%) CSS3
30 431 (9.93%) Web Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 227 (5.23%) CMS
2 223 (5.14%) Node.js
3 182 (4.19%) WordPress
4 169 (3.89%) SharePoint
5 114 (2.63%) Apache
6 105 (2.42%) IIS
7 84 (1.93%) Umbraco
8 81 (1.87%) Tomcat
9 61 (1.40%) Drupal
10 56 (1.29%) WebSphere
11 50 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
12 45 (1.04%) WebLogic
13 44 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
14 43 (0.99%) JBoss
15 41 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
16 32 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
17 29 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 21 (0.48%) Joomla!
19 20 (0.46%) nginx
20 19 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 303 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 100 (2.30%) Photoshop
3 63 (1.45%) MS Office
4 33 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 24 (0.55%) Fireworks
6 22 (0.51%) MS Visio
7 20 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 18 (0.41%) MS Project
9 17 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
10 16 (0.37%) InfoPath
10 16 (0.37%) PowerPivot
11 5 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.046%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.046%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.023%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 169 (3.89%) Magento
2 67 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
4 23 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 19 (0.44%) Exstream
6 17 (0.39%) Visualfiles
7 12 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 10 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (0.21%) Tridion
10 7 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
13 3 (0.069%) Cognos TM1
13 3 (0.069%) Cognos Controller
13 3 (0.069%) Line 50
13 3 (0.069%) SAP BPC
14 2 (0.046%) Oracle General Ledger
14 2 (0.046%) Dynamics GP
14 2 (0.046%) Oracle Financials
14 2 (0.046%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 99 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (0.97%) SaaS
4 32 (0.74%) Office 365
5 18 (0.41%) GitHub
6 11 (0.25%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.092%) Trello
9 3 (0.069%) Force.com
10 2 (0.046%) SmartFocus
10 2 (0.046%) Yammer
11 1 (0.023%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.023%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.023%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 156 (3.59%) Internet
2 82 (1.89%) HTTP
3 44 (1.01%) Intranet
3 44 (1.01%) Wireless
4 22 (0.51%) HTTPS
5 10 (0.23%) Broadband
6 9 (0.21%) SSL
7 7 (0.16%) SSH
8 6 (0.14%) SMS
9 5 (0.12%) FTP
10 4 (0.092%) Extranet
10 4 (0.092%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.069%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.069%) Asterisk PBX
11 3 (0.069%) VLAN
11 3 (0.069%) ATM
12 2 (0.046%) GPRS
12 2 (0.046%) UMTS
12 2 (0.046%) SNMP
12 2 (0.046%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1622 (37.36%) SQL Server
2 557 (12.83%) MySQL
3 442 (10.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 345 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 297 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 198 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 189 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 152 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 138 (3.18%) Relational Database
10 137 (3.16%) Oracle Database
11 122 (2.81%) NoSQL
12 104 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
13 87 (2.00%) Big Data
14 84 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
15 76 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
16 73 (1.68%) MongoDB
17 57 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 50 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
19 37 (0.85%) Hadoop
20 34 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 382 (8.80%) Git (software)
2 291 (6.70%) Visual Studio
3 224 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 222 (5.11%) Subversion
5 207 (4.77%) NUnit
6 119 (2.74%) Rhino Mocks
7 105 (2.42%) Moq
8 101 (2.33%) MSTest
9 84 (1.93%) Selenium
10 83 (1.91%) JUnit
10 83 (1.91%) Grunt
11 81 (1.87%) Eclipse
12 57 (1.31%) Maven
13 51 (1.17%) Jenkins
14 48 (1.11%) Ant
15 46 (1.06%) JIRA
16 41 (0.94%) Mercurial
17 35 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 34 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
18 34 (0.78%) gulp
General
1 536 (12.34%) Finance
2 194 (4.47%) Marketing
3 169 (3.89%) Retail
4 150 (3.45%) Games
5 71 (1.64%) Advertising
6 67 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 66 (1.52%) Banking
8 49 (1.13%) Financial Institution
8 49 (1.13%) Legal
9 44 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 44 (1.01%) Law
10 33 (0.76%) Back Office
11 24 (0.55%) Music Industry
12 21 (0.48%) Automotive
13 15 (0.35%) Billing
14 13 (0.30%) Electronics
15 9 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.18%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
18 6 (0.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2103 (48.43%) .NET
2 2013 (46.36%) HTML
3 1770 (40.76%) CSS
4 1505 (34.66%) ASP.NET
5 1136 (26.16%) jQuery
6 788 (18.15%) HTML5
7 747 (17.20%) Web Services
8 689 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 646 (14.88%) WCF
10 532 (12.25%) XML
11 523 (12.05%) AngularJS
12 522 (12.02%) .NET Framework
13 436 (10.04%) CSS3
14 333 (7.67%) Ajax
15 262 (6.03%) WPF
16 260 (5.99%) REST
17 257 (5.92%) SOAP
18 251 (5.78%) RESTful
19 236 (5.44%) LINQ
20 233 (5.37%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 317 (7.30%) Mobile App
2 248 (5.71%) User Experience
3 207 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
4 190 (4.38%) Computer Science
5 114 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
6 93 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 87 (2.00%) N-Tier
8 86 (1.98%) iPhone
9 58 (1.34%) Visualisation
10 56 (1.29%) Social Media
11 50 (1.15%) Mathematics
11 50 (1.15%) Client/Server
12 49 (1.13%) Management Information System
13 45 (1.04%) W3C
14 29 (0.67%) NHS
14 29 (0.67%) iPad
15 27 (0.62%) Statistics
16 26 (0.60%) Streaming Music
16 26 (0.60%) Algorithms
17 24 (0.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 390 (8.98%) Windows
2 279 (6.43%) Linux
3 246 (5.67%) Android
4 195 (4.49%) Apple iOS
5 85 (1.96%) UNIX
6 30 (0.69%) Windows Phone
7 27 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
8 17 (0.39%) Windows Phone 7
9 16 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 9 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (0.16%) CentOS
13 6 (0.14%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.12%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.092%) AIX
15 4 (0.092%) HPUX
15 4 (0.092%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.069%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.069%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1810 (41.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1445 (33.28%) MVC
3 854 (19.67%) TDD
4 663 (15.27%) Scrum
5 635 (14.62%) OO
6 431 (9.93%) Web Development
7 357 (8.22%) Web Application Development
8 356 (8.20%) SDLC
9 350 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
10 332 (7.65%) E-Commerce
11 330 (7.60%) OOP
12 326 (7.51%) Software Engineering
13 315 (7.25%) Unit Testing
14 308 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
15 256 (5.90%) BDD
16 252 (5.80%) Dependency Injection
17 185 (4.26%) Kanban
17 185 (4.26%) Mentoring
18 163 (3.75%) Mobile Development
19 153 (3.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1985 (45.72%) C#
2 1896 (43.67%) JavaScript
3 1506 (34.68%) SQL
4 774 (17.83%) Java
5 767 (17.66%) PHP
6 407 (9.37%) T-SQL
7 323 (7.44%) VB.NET
8 175 (4.03%) C++
9 174 (4.01%) VB
10 105 (2.42%) Python
11 103 (2.37%) Ruby
12 91 (2.10%) PL/SQL
13 88 (2.03%) C
14 85 (1.96%) VBA
14 85 (1.96%) Objective-C
15 47 (1.08%) Perl
16 41 (0.94%) VB6
16 41 (0.94%) PHP5
17 30 (0.69%) Bash Shell
18 25 (0.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 460 (10.59%) Degree
2 56 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (0.25%) MCP
3 11 (0.25%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.18%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (0.14%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.12%) MCAD
6 5 (0.12%) MCSD
6 5 (0.12%) MCSE
6 5 (0.12%) MCTS
7 4 (0.092%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.092%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.069%) OCPJWCD
8 3 (0.069%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.069%) OCMJD
8 3 (0.069%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.046%) MCSA
10 1 (0.023%) PhD
10 1 (0.023%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (2.10%) QA
2 20 (0.46%) SLA
3 15 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.30%) HL7
5 5 (0.12%) WAI
6 4 (0.092%) DICOM
6 4 (0.092%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.023%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (0.21%) HDFS
2 6 (0.14%) Docker
2 6 (0.14%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.12%) vSphere
4 4 (0.092%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.023%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.023%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.023%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.16%) Puppet
3 4 (0.092%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.046%) Plesk
4 2 (0.046%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.023%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.023%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.023%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.023%) logstash
5 1 (0.023%) Salt
5 1 (0.023%) Graphite
5 1 (0.023%) Oozie
Vendors
1 660 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 384 (8.84%) Oracle
3 142 (3.27%) Zend
4 109 (2.51%) Google
5 64 (1.47%) Adobe
6 59 (1.36%) Facebook
7 53 (1.22%) SAP
8 46 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
9 42 (0.97%) Sitecore
10 41 (0.94%) Apple
11 29 (0.67%) Twitter
11 29 (0.67%) Teradata
12 27 (0.62%) IBM
13 26 (0.60%) DevExpress
14 24 (0.55%) Perforce
15 20 (0.46%) Tableau
15 20 (0.46%) HP
16 14 (0.32%) Xamarin
17 12 (0.28%) Cognos
17 12 (0.28%) Informatica
Stockport, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 50-55k
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45 - 55k
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-55k
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday