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 22 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
22 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 2425 2874 2756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.85% 39.27% 36.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.78% 41.42% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2040 2596 2568
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £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
6594 6939 7170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.82% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5325 5948 6330
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 22 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 22 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 1351 £37,500 +7.14% 280
Cheshire 0 627 £35,500 +4.41% 90
Lancashire 0 203 £35,000 +11.11% 43
Merseyside 0 199 £35,000 - 61
Cumbria -8 8 £30,500 -17.56% 3
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 2706 (52.93%) .NET
2 2531 (49.51%) C#
3 2255 (44.11%) HTML
4 2139 (41.84%) JavaScript
5 2072 (40.53%) SQL Server
6 1958 (38.30%) CSS
7 1957 (38.28%) ASP.NET
8 1857 (36.33%) SQL
9 1617 (31.63%) MVC
10 1316 (25.74%) jQuery
11 1012 (19.80%) TDD
12 945 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
13 937 (18.33%) OO
14 881 (17.23%) PHP
15 872 (17.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 856 (16.74%) XML
17 843 (16.49%) Java
18 821 (16.06%) WCF
19 782 (15.30%) Microsoft
20 702 (13.73%) .NET Framework
21 700 (13.69%) Web Services
22 698 (13.65%) MySQL
23 671 (13.13%) Scrum
24 649 (12.70%) HTML5
25 575 (11.25%) Degree
26 572 (11.19%) T-SQL
27 563 (11.01%) E-Commerce
28 548 (10.72%) VB.NET
29 535 (10.47%) Web Development
30 534 (10.45%) Windows

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 298 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 277 (5.42%) CMS
3 190 (3.72%) WordPress
4 166 (3.25%) IIS
5 144 (2.82%) Tomcat
6 124 (2.43%) Node.js
7 116 (2.27%) Apache
8 79 (1.55%) Umbraco
9 78 (1.53%) WebSphere
10 65 (1.27%) Drupal
11 53 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
12 45 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
13 44 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
14 42 (0.82%) SAS
15 37 (0.72%) WebLogic
16 28 (0.55%) Apache Solr
17 22 (0.43%) MODX
18 19 (0.37%) Confluence
19 17 (0.33%) nginx
19 17 (0.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 392 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 147 (2.88%) Photoshop
3 45 (0.88%) MS Office
4 34 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (0.39%) Fireworks
6 19 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.20%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.16%) InDesign
9 6 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.098%) PrintSoft PReS
11 2 (0.039%) DOC1
11 2 (0.039%) MS Project
12 1 (0.020%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.020%) PaintShop Pro
12 1 (0.020%) FastStats
12 1 (0.020%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 215 (4.21%) Magento
2 57 (1.12%) Visualfiles
3 51 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 33 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
5 16 (0.31%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.098%) osCommerce
9 4 (0.078%) SAP SRM
9 4 (0.078%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.078%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.078%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.078%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.078%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.078%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.078%) SAP MM
10 3 (0.059%) Exstream
10 3 (0.059%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.039%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.039%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 62 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.27%) SaaS
4 12 (0.23%) Trello
5 10 (0.20%) Office 365
6 8 (0.16%) GitHub
7 6 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.098%) IaaS
9 4 (0.078%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.078%) PaaS
10 2 (0.039%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.039%) Route 53
10 2 (0.039%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.020%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 174 (3.40%) Internet
2 96 (1.88%) HTTP
3 61 (1.19%) Intranet
4 24 (0.47%) SSL
5 20 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.23%) DNS
6 12 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (0.20%) RFID
8 8 (0.16%) SSH
9 7 (0.14%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.12%) AMQP
11 5 (0.098%) Extranet
11 5 (0.098%) FTP
12 4 (0.078%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.078%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.078%) SMS
12 4 (0.078%) Wireless
13 3 (0.059%) Firewall
13 3 (0.059%) NFC
13 3 (0.059%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2072 (40.53%) SQL Server
2 698 (13.65%) MySQL
3 500 (9.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 346 (6.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 300 (5.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 284 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 234 (4.58%) Relational Database
8 207 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 119 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
10 95 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 92 (1.80%) Oracle Database
12 72 (1.41%) NoSQL
12 72 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
13 70 (1.37%) RDBMS
14 43 (0.84%) MongoDB
15 39 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
15 39 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 37 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
17 35 (0.68%) OLAP
18 31 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 374 (7.32%) Visual Studio
2 307 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 298 (5.83%) Git (software)
4 274 (5.36%) Subversion
5 208 (4.07%) NUnit
6 167 (3.27%) Eclipse
7 127 (2.48%) Moq
8 123 (2.41%) Rhino Mocks
9 105 (2.05%) MSTest
10 93 (1.82%) Maven
11 85 (1.66%) JUnit
12 74 (1.45%) JIRA
13 61 (1.19%) Ant
14 58 (1.13%) Selenium
15 52 (1.02%) Mercurial
16 43 (0.84%) Jenkins
17 38 (0.74%) Xcode
18 34 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 32 (0.63%) SpecFlow
20 27 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 486 (9.51%) Finance
2 322 (6.30%) Marketing
3 208 (4.07%) Retail
4 134 (2.62%) Games
5 103 (2.01%) Legal
6 82 (1.60%) Advertising
6 82 (1.60%) Automotive
7 62 (1.21%) Law
8 41 (0.80%) Telecoms
9 40 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 34 (0.67%) Banking
11 31 (0.61%) Back Office
12 26 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 23 (0.45%) Billing
14 19 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.29%) Publishing
16 8 (0.16%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.098%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.098%) Local Government
18 2 (0.039%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2706 (52.93%) .NET
2 2255 (44.11%) HTML
3 1958 (38.30%) CSS
4 1957 (38.28%) ASP.NET
5 1316 (25.74%) jQuery
6 872 (17.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 856 (16.74%) XML
8 821 (16.06%) WCF
9 702 (13.73%) .NET Framework
10 700 (13.69%) Web Services
11 649 (12.70%) HTML5
12 410 (8.02%) Ajax
13 385 (7.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 376 (7.36%) CSS3
15 355 (6.94%) LINQ
16 345 (6.75%) WPF
17 342 (6.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 315 (6.16%) Spring
19 287 (5.61%) SOAP
20 274 (5.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 305 (5.97%) Computer Science
2 302 (5.91%) Mobile App
3 124 (2.43%) N-Tier
4 120 (2.35%) iPhone
5 113 (2.21%) Social Media
6 110 (2.15%) Open Source
7 106 (2.07%) Inversion of Control
8 102 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
9 87 (1.70%) W3C
10 83 (1.62%) Mathematics
11 59 (1.15%) iPad
12 45 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
13 42 (0.82%) Blackberry
14 40 (0.78%) NHS
15 36 (0.70%) Management Information System
15 36 (0.70%) Client/Server
16 29 (0.57%) Visualisation
16 29 (0.57%) Blog
17 28 (0.55%) Physics
18 27 (0.53%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 534 (10.45%) Windows
2 407 (7.96%) Linux
3 311 (6.08%) Android
4 241 (4.71%) Apple iOS
5 132 (2.58%) UNIX
6 28 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (0.45%) Windows Phone
8 14 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
8 14 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 11 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
10 10 (0.20%) AIX
11 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.14%) Windows CE
12 7 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.078%) Windows Phone 7
13 4 (0.078%) FreeBSD
13 4 (0.078%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1617 (31.63%) MVC
2 1012 (19.80%) TDD
3 945 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
4 937 (18.33%) OO
5 671 (13.13%) Scrum
6 563 (11.01%) E-Commerce
7 535 (10.47%) Web Development
8 428 (8.37%) Software Engineering
9 350 (6.85%) Unit Testing
10 345 (6.75%) OOP
11 322 (6.30%) Web Application Development
12 270 (5.28%) Continuous Integration
13 250 (4.89%) BDD
14 205 (4.01%) OOD
15 201 (3.93%) Project Management
16 192 (3.76%) iOS Development
17 190 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
18 169 (3.31%) Kanban
19 164 (3.21%) Dependency Injection
20 157 (3.07%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2531 (49.51%) C#
2 2139 (41.84%) JavaScript
3 1857 (36.33%) SQL
4 881 (17.23%) PHP
5 843 (16.49%) Java
6 572 (11.19%) T-SQL
7 548 (10.72%) VB.NET
8 200 (3.91%) C++
9 181 (3.54%) VB
10 171 (3.35%) Ruby
11 151 (2.95%) Python
12 132 (2.58%) Objective-C
13 124 (2.43%) PHP5
14 112 (2.19%) C
15 92 (1.80%) Perl
16 73 (1.43%) PL/SQL
17 64 (1.25%) VB6
18 52 (1.02%) VBA
18 52 (1.02%) XPath
19 30 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 575 (11.25%) Degree
2 122 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 94 (1.84%) MCP
4 79 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 74 (1.45%) MCSD
6 73 (1.43%) MCTS
7 70 (1.37%) MCAD
8 33 (0.65%) SC Cleared
9 27 (0.53%) HND
10 16 (0.31%) HNC
11 11 (0.22%) MCSE
12 8 (0.16%) MySQL Certification
13 5 (0.098%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.098%) CCNP
14 3 (0.059%) NVQ Level 3
15 2 (0.039%) ISEB
16 1 (0.020%) PhD
16 1 (0.020%) BC Cleared
16 1 (0.020%) DV Cleared
16 1 (0.020%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (1.96%) QA
2 20 (0.39%) WAI
3 14 (0.27%) WCAG
4 13 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.12%) SLA
6 4 (0.078%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.039%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.039%) HL7
8 1 (0.020%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (0.14%) 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%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.039%) Squid
6 1 (0.020%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 13 (0.25%) Puppet
2 9 (0.18%) Capistrano
3 4 (0.078%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.078%) OpenView
3 4 (0.078%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.059%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.039%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.039%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.039%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 782 (15.30%) Microsoft
2 350 (6.85%) Oracle
3 204 (3.99%) Zend
4 142 (2.78%) Google
5 95 (1.86%) Adobe
6 66 (1.29%) JBoss
7 62 (1.21%) Sitecore
8 58 (1.13%) Facebook
9 50 (0.98%) Twitter
10 45 (0.88%) IBM
11 43 (0.84%) Apple
12 41 (0.80%) SAP
13 30 (0.59%) Sybase
14 28 (0.55%) Red Hat
15 24 (0.47%) Business Objects
15 24 (0.47%) Sencha
16 20 (0.39%) Sony
17 17 (0.33%) Symbian
17 17 (0.33%) Tableau
17 17 (0.33%) DevExpress
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £21216 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Neg upon exp + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Carnforth, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 12 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago