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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2541 2667 2844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.83% 39.58% 39.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.85% 41.95% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2214 2402 2579
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 £37,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
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
7088 6357 7020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.36% 94.35% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5984 5447 6026
Average salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 1496 £37,500 +7.14% 341
Cheshire -1 545 £35,000 - 129
Lancashire 0 243 £35,000 +7.69% 55
Merseyside 0 214 £38,500 +11.59% 62
Cumbria -13 3 £30,500 -12.85%
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 2587 (51.74%) .NET
2 2413 (48.26%) C#
3 2308 (46.16%) HTML
4 2101 (42.02%) JavaScript
5 2003 (40.06%) CSS
6 1973 (39.46%) SQL Server
7 1832 (36.64%) ASP.NET
8 1787 (35.74%) SQL
9 1761 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
10 1621 (32.42%) MVC
11 1263 (25.26%) jQuery
12 939 (18.78%) TDD
13 893 (17.86%) OO
14 879 (17.58%) Java
15 830 (16.60%) PHP
16 774 (15.48%) ASP.NET MVC
17 758 (15.16%) WCF
18 755 (15.10%) HTML5
19 747 (14.94%) .NET Framework
20 740 (14.80%) Microsoft
21 725 (14.50%) XML
22 720 (14.40%) Web Services
23 645 (12.90%) Scrum
24 621 (12.42%) MySQL
25 543 (10.86%) Finance
26 540 (10.80%) T-SQL
26 540 (10.80%) E-Commerce
27 526 (10.52%) Windows
28 524 (10.48%) Degree
29 496 (9.92%) Web Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 269 (5.38%) CMS
2 253 (5.06%) SharePoint
3 232 (4.64%) WordPress
4 203 (4.06%) Node.js
5 185 (3.70%) IIS
6 152 (3.04%) Tomcat
7 147 (2.94%) Umbraco
8 121 (2.42%) Apache
9 83 (1.66%) WebSphere
10 79 (1.58%) Drupal
11 66 (1.32%) JBoss
12 61 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
13 27 (0.54%) Confluence
14 24 (0.48%) WebLogic
14 24 (0.48%) SAS
15 23 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
16 21 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
17 18 (0.36%) MODX
17 18 (0.36%) ColdFusion
18 17 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 356 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 153 (3.06%) Photoshop
3 53 (1.06%) MS Office
4 35 (0.70%) PowerPivot
5 26 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
7 16 (0.32%) Fireworks
8 14 (0.28%) MS Visio
9 11 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.12%) MS Project
11 5 (0.10%) InDesign
11 5 (0.10%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.040%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.040%) PrintSoft PReS
14 1 (0.020%) PaintShop Pro
14 1 (0.020%) FastStats
14 1 (0.020%) DOC1
14 1 (0.020%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.020%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 209 (4.18%) Magento
2 45 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 37 (0.74%) Visualfiles
4 22 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.22%) SAP SD
6 11 (0.22%) SAP MM
6 11 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 10 (0.20%) SAP SRM
7 10 (0.20%) SAP FI
7 10 (0.20%) SAP HR
7 10 (0.20%) SAP CRM
7 10 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
7 10 (0.20%) SAP CO
8 6 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.12%) Tridion
9 5 (0.10%) osCommerce
9 5 (0.10%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.080%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 95 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (0.44%) SaaS
3 22 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (0.32%) GitHub
5 11 (0.22%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.14%) IaaS
6 7 (0.14%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.12%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.10%) PaaS
9 2 (0.040%) Route 53
9 2 (0.040%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.040%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.040%) Trello
10 1 (0.020%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.020%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 195 (3.90%) Internet
2 140 (2.80%) HTTP
3 55 (1.10%) Intranet
4 25 (0.50%) SSL
5 18 (0.36%) Wireless
6 17 (0.34%) DNS
7 10 (0.20%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.20%) Firewall
8 9 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (0.18%) SMTP
8 9 (0.18%) FTP
9 8 (0.16%) HTTPS
9 8 (0.16%) Extranet
9 8 (0.16%) SSH
10 6 (0.12%) AMQP
11 5 (0.10%) ATM
12 3 (0.060%) SMS
12 3 (0.060%) LDAP
12 3 (0.060%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.060%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1973 (39.46%) SQL Server
2 621 (12.42%) MySQL
3 422 (8.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 370 (7.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 365 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 280 (5.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 235 (4.70%) Relational Database
8 167 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 161 (3.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 152 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
11 110 (2.20%) NoSQL
12 75 (1.50%) MongoDB
12 75 (1.50%) Oracle Database
13 67 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
14 50 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 50 (1.00%) RDBMS
15 46 (0.92%) Big Data
16 45 (0.90%) DB2
17 40 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
18 38 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 389 (7.78%) Git (software)
2 369 (7.38%) Visual Studio
3 295 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 238 (4.76%) Subversion
5 195 (3.90%) NUnit
6 113 (2.26%) Eclipse
7 107 (2.14%) Rhino Mocks
8 105 (2.10%) Moq
9 103 (2.06%) Maven
10 98 (1.96%) MSTest
11 85 (1.70%) JUnit
12 81 (1.62%) Selenium
13 80 (1.60%) JIRA
14 51 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 46 (0.92%) Mercurial
16 42 (0.84%) Jenkins
17 39 (0.78%) Xcode
18 28 (0.56%) Ant
19 26 (0.52%) Grunt
20 25 (0.50%) Cucumber
General
1 543 (10.86%) Finance
2 288 (5.76%) Marketing
3 249 (4.98%) Retail
4 162 (3.24%) Games
5 109 (2.18%) Advertising
6 82 (1.64%) Banking
7 81 (1.62%) Legal
8 72 (1.44%) Automotive
9 49 (0.98%) Law
10 45 (0.90%) Telecoms
11 40 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 39 (0.78%) Back Office
13 23 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 23 (0.46%) Billing
14 18 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.26%) Publishing
16 7 (0.14%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.14%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.12%) Local Government
17 6 (0.12%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2587 (51.74%) .NET
2 2308 (46.16%) HTML
3 2003 (40.06%) CSS
4 1832 (36.64%) ASP.NET
5 1263 (25.26%) jQuery
6 774 (15.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 758 (15.16%) WCF
8 755 (15.10%) HTML5
9 747 (14.94%) .NET Framework
10 725 (14.50%) XML
11 720 (14.40%) Web Services
12 479 (9.58%) CSS3
13 414 (8.28%) LINQ
14 405 (8.10%) Ajax
15 387 (7.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 346 (6.92%) SOAP
17 307 (6.14%) WPF
18 288 (5.76%) Spring
19 261 (5.22%) J2EE
20 238 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 292 (5.84%) Mobile App
2 250 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 225 (4.50%) User Experience
4 165 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
5 128 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 114 (2.28%) N-Tier
7 111 (2.22%) iPhone
8 101 (2.02%) Open Source
9 94 (1.88%) Inversion of Control
10 85 (1.70%) Mathematics
11 79 (1.58%) Social Media
12 54 (1.08%) iPad
13 50 (1.00%) W3C
13 50 (1.00%) 3D Graphics
14 41 (0.82%) Client/Server
15 37 (0.74%) Social Network
16 33 (0.66%) Graphic Design
17 32 (0.64%) NHS
18 29 (0.58%) Blackberry
19 28 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 526 (10.52%) Windows
2 397 (7.94%) Linux
3 297 (5.94%) Android
4 241 (4.82%) Apple iOS
5 100 (2.00%) UNIX
6 44 (0.88%) Windows Phone
7 39 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
9 16 (0.32%) AIX
10 10 (0.20%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.10%) CentOS
12 5 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.080%) FreeBSD
13 4 (0.080%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.060%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.040%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.020%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.020%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1761 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1621 (32.42%) MVC
3 939 (18.78%) TDD
4 893 (17.86%) OO
5 645 (12.90%) Scrum
6 540 (10.80%) E-Commerce
7 496 (9.92%) Web Development
8 390 (7.80%) OOP
9 358 (7.16%) Software Engineering
10 336 (6.72%) Web Application Development
11 303 (6.06%) Unit Testing
12 280 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
13 277 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
14 253 (5.06%) BDD
15 228 (4.56%) Mentoring
16 195 (3.90%) OOD
17 194 (3.88%) SOA
18 183 (3.66%) CRM
18 183 (3.66%) Dependency Injection
19 175 (3.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2413 (48.26%) C#
2 2101 (42.02%) JavaScript
3 1787 (35.74%) SQL
4 879 (17.58%) Java
5 830 (16.60%) PHP
6 540 (10.80%) T-SQL
7 429 (8.58%) VB.NET
8 213 (4.26%) C++
9 186 (3.72%) VB
10 153 (3.06%) Ruby
11 123 (2.46%) Python
12 116 (2.32%) Objective-C
12 116 (2.32%) PHP5
13 92 (1.84%) C
14 81 (1.62%) PL/SQL
15 72 (1.44%) VB6
16 67 (1.34%) Perl
17 61 (1.22%) XPath
18 48 (0.96%) VBA
19 45 (0.90%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 524 (10.48%) Degree
2 93 (1.86%) Security Cleared
3 83 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (0.94%) MCP
5 38 (0.76%) MCSD
6 34 (0.68%) MCTS
6 34 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 30 (0.60%) MCAD
8 6 (0.12%) HND
9 5 (0.10%) CCNP
9 5 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.10%) HNC
10 3 (0.060%) MCSE
10 3 (0.060%) NVQ Level 3
11 2 (0.040%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.020%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.020%) MCITP
12 1 (0.020%) MCPD
12 1 (0.020%) SAP Certification
12 1 (0.020%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (1.96%) QA
2 39 (0.78%) SLA
3 13 (0.26%) WAI
4 4 (0.080%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.080%) HL7
4 4 (0.080%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.060%) WCAG
6 2 (0.040%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.080%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.080%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.040%) Squid
4 2 (0.040%) Docker
4 2 (0.040%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.020%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.020%) Firmware
5 1 (0.020%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 19 (0.38%) Puppet
2 7 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.10%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.080%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.080%) CA Endevor
4 4 (0.080%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.080%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.060%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.040%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.020%) Ansible
7 1 (0.020%) Salt
7 1 (0.020%) Mesos
7 1 (0.020%) OpenView
Vendors
1 740 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 312 (6.24%) Oracle
3 194 (3.88%) Zend
4 122 (2.44%) Google
5 92 (1.84%) Facebook
6 71 (1.42%) Sitecore
7 69 (1.38%) Adobe
8 63 (1.26%) SAP
9 54 (1.08%) IBM
9 54 (1.08%) Twitter
10 41 (0.82%) Red Hat
11 32 (0.64%) EPiServer
12 30 (0.60%) Apple
13 28 (0.56%) Sybase
14 26 (0.52%) Business Objects
15 17 (0.34%) Atlassian
16 16 (0.32%) Rackspace
16 16 (0.32%) Xamarin
16 16 (0.32%) Teradata
17 15 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
CW JOBS
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + 5% Bouns + 10% Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago