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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2155 2498 2852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 31.87% 37.95% 39.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.52% 39.96% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1846 2244 2567
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £47,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
6429 6251 6839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.08% 94.97% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5302 5165 5741
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 1311 £37,500 +2.73% 371
Cheshire 0 516 £40,000 +6.66% 149
Lancashire 0 159 £33,000 -2.94% 45
Merseyside 0 145 £37,500 +2.73% 55
Cumbria -15 3 £24,750 -23.84% 3
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2310 (50.27%) .NET
2 2267 (49.34%) HTML
3 2249 (48.94%) C#
4 2114 (46.01%) JavaScript
5 1988 (43.26%) CSS
6 1747 (38.02%) ASP.NET
7 1725 (37.54%) SQL Server
8 1639 (35.67%) SQL
9 1607 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
10 1604 (34.91%) MVC
11 1269 (27.62%) jQuery
12 966 (21.02%) PHP
13 847 (18.43%) OO
14 828 (18.02%) HTML5
15 760 (16.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 757 (16.47%) Java
16 757 (16.47%) TDD
17 746 (16.24%) MySQL
18 686 (14.93%) Web Services
19 651 (14.17%) Microsoft
20 628 (13.67%) .NET Framework
21 599 (13.04%) WCF
22 589 (12.82%) XML
23 552 (12.01%) Scrum
24 539 (11.73%) Windows
25 536 (11.66%) CSS3
26 497 (10.82%) OOP
27 483 (10.51%) Finance
28 481 (10.47%) Git (software)
29 476 (10.36%) Degree

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 273 (5.94%) CMS
2 236 (5.14%) SharePoint
3 225 (4.90%) Node.js
4 205 (4.46%) WordPress
5 165 (3.59%) IIS
6 129 (2.81%) Umbraco
7 127 (2.76%) Apache
8 77 (1.68%) Drupal
9 75 (1.63%) Tomcat
10 53 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 51 (1.11%) WebSphere
12 47 (1.02%) JBoss
13 45 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
14 42 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
15 36 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
16 28 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
17 26 (0.57%) Joomla!
17 26 (0.57%) WebLogic
18 18 (0.39%) Apache Solr
18 18 (0.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 266 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 137 (2.98%) Photoshop
3 56 (1.22%) PowerPivot
4 34 (0.74%) MS Office
5 24 (0.52%) Fireworks
6 17 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
9 8 (0.17%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.065%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.044%) CINEMA 4D
11 2 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.044%) Maya
11 2 (0.044%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.022%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 211 (4.59%) Magento
2 34 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.22%) Tridion
7 8 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.17%) Exstream
8 7 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.065%) Oracle 11i
12 2 (0.044%) Oracle Cash Management
12 2 (0.044%) Zen Cart
12 2 (0.044%) Shopify
12 2 (0.044%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 2 (0.044%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.044%) WebTrends
12 2 (0.044%) Visualfiles
12 2 (0.044%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 120 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (0.87%) SaaS
4 24 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (0.41%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.26%) Office 365
7 11 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.22%) GitHub
9 6 (0.13%) Yammer
10 3 (0.065%) Rackspace Cloud
10 3 (0.065%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.065%) Force.com
11 1 (0.022%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 183 (3.98%) Internet
2 150 (3.26%) HTTP
3 45 (0.98%) Intranet
4 31 (0.67%) Wireless
5 20 (0.44%) Network Security
6 12 (0.26%) HTTPS
6 12 (0.26%) Firewall
6 12 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.22%) DNS
7 10 (0.22%) SMTP
7 10 (0.22%) SSH
8 9 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (0.20%) SSL
9 8 (0.17%) ATM
10 6 (0.13%) Extranet
11 2 (0.044%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (0.044%) SMS
11 2 (0.044%) GPRS
11 2 (0.044%) SNMP
11 2 (0.044%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1725 (37.54%) SQL Server
2 746 (16.24%) MySQL
3 361 (7.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 323 (7.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 282 (6.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 196 (4.27%) Relational Database
7 167 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 152 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
9 146 (3.18%) NoSQL
10 131 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 129 (2.81%) Oracle Database
12 88 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
13 79 (1.72%) MongoDB
14 71 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
15 61 (1.33%) RDBMS
16 51 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
17 43 (0.94%) Big Data
18 40 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
19 33 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
20 31 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 481 (10.47%) Git (software)
2 310 (6.75%) Visual Studio
3 252 (5.48%) Subversion
4 228 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 220 (4.79%) NUnit
6 122 (2.66%) Moq
7 120 (2.61%) MSTest
8 106 (2.31%) JIRA
9 99 (2.15%) JUnit
9 99 (2.15%) Rhino Mocks
10 96 (2.09%) Eclipse
11 72 (1.57%) Selenium
12 51 (1.11%) Maven
13 41 (0.89%) Jenkins
14 40 (0.87%) Grunt
15 38 (0.83%) Ant
16 37 (0.81%) Mercurial
17 32 (0.70%) Xcode
18 31 (0.67%) TeamCity
19 28 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 483 (10.51%) Finance
2 240 (5.22%) Marketing
3 196 (4.27%) Retail
4 123 (2.68%) Games
5 86 (1.87%) Advertising
6 64 (1.39%) Banking
7 58 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 42 (0.91%) Automotive
9 39 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 35 (0.76%) Law
10 35 (0.76%) Back Office
11 32 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 27 (0.59%) Music Industry
13 23 (0.50%) Legal
14 17 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.33%) Publishing
16 13 (0.28%) Billing
17 12 (0.26%) Multimedia
18 9 (0.20%) Aerospace
19 8 (0.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2310 (50.27%) .NET
2 2267 (49.34%) HTML
3 1988 (43.26%) CSS
4 1747 (38.02%) ASP.NET
5 1269 (27.62%) jQuery
6 828 (18.02%) HTML5
7 760 (16.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 686 (14.93%) Web Services
9 628 (13.67%) .NET Framework
10 599 (13.04%) WCF
11 589 (12.82%) XML
12 536 (11.66%) CSS3
13 430 (9.36%) Ajax
14 300 (6.53%) AngularJS
15 298 (6.49%) SOAP
16 277 (6.03%) LINQ
17 224 (4.87%) WPF
18 223 (4.85%) JSON
19 218 (4.74%) RESTful
20 217 (4.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 294 (6.40%) Mobile App
2 218 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 216 (4.70%) User Experience
4 188 (4.09%) Computer Science
5 140 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
6 117 (2.55%) N-Tier
7 109 (2.37%) Inversion of Control
8 65 (1.41%) iPhone
9 62 (1.35%) Open Source
10 49 (1.07%) W3C
11 46 (1.00%) Social Media
12 42 (0.91%) Client/Server
13 41 (0.89%) Mathematics
14 29 (0.63%) iPad
15 25 (0.54%) Algorithms
15 25 (0.54%) Data Integration
16 24 (0.52%) Streaming Music
17 22 (0.48%) Social Network
18 21 (0.46%) Graphic Design
19 20 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 539 (11.73%) Windows
2 376 (8.18%) Linux
3 258 (5.61%) Android
4 233 (5.07%) Apple iOS
5 123 (2.68%) UNIX
6 29 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
7 28 (0.61%) Windows Phone
8 11 (0.24%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.11%) Solaris
12 4 (0.087%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.044%) Windows Phone 7
13 2 (0.044%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.044%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.044%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.044%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.044%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1607 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
2 1604 (34.91%) MVC
3 847 (18.43%) OO
4 757 (16.47%) TDD
5 552 (12.01%) Scrum
6 497 (10.82%) OOP
7 448 (9.75%) Web Development
8 414 (9.01%) E-Commerce
9 313 (6.81%) Software Engineering
9 313 (6.81%) Web Application Development
10 296 (6.44%) Unit Testing
11 275 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
12 269 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
13 217 (4.72%) Dependency Injection
14 208 (4.53%) BDD
15 206 (4.48%) CRM
16 188 (4.09%) Web Design
17 184 (4.00%) SOA
18 152 (3.31%) Mentoring
19 146 (3.18%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2249 (48.94%) C#
2 2114 (46.01%) JavaScript
3 1639 (35.67%) SQL
4 966 (21.02%) PHP
5 757 (16.47%) Java
6 448 (9.75%) VB.NET
7 323 (7.03%) T-SQL
8 211 (4.59%) C++
9 200 (4.35%) VB
10 118 (2.57%) PL/SQL
11 116 (2.52%) Ruby
12 106 (2.31%) PHP5
13 90 (1.96%) C
14 89 (1.94%) Python
15 76 (1.65%) Objective-C
16 59 (1.28%) VB6
17 48 (1.04%) VBA
18 40 (0.87%) PowerShell
19 39 (0.85%) Perl
20 25 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 476 (10.36%) Degree
2 124 (2.70%) VCP4
3 78 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 54 (1.18%) Security Cleared
5 26 (0.57%) MCP
6 19 (0.41%) MCSD
7 16 (0.35%) MCTS
7 16 (0.35%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.24%) MCAD
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.11%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.087%) MCPD
10 4 (0.087%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.065%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.044%) OCAJ
12 2 (0.044%) OCA
12 2 (0.044%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.044%) MCSE
12 2 (0.044%) MCT
13 1 (0.022%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (1.37%) QA
2 46 (1.00%) SLA
3 18 (0.39%) WAI
4 7 (0.15%) WCAG
5 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.087%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.022%) GAMP
7 1 (0.022%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.17%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.15%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.15%) Docker
4 3 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.022%) Varnish
5 1 (0.022%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (0.28%) Vagrant
2 9 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.15%) Puppet
4 4 (0.087%) Kibana
4 4 (0.087%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.044%) Ansible
5 2 (0.044%) Plesk
5 2 (0.044%) Nagios
6 1 (0.022%) MOM
6 1 (0.022%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.022%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.022%) Webmin
6 1 (0.022%) Salt
Vendors
1 651 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 386 (8.40%) Oracle
3 193 (4.20%) Zend
4 110 (2.39%) Facebook
5 95 (2.07%) Google
6 83 (1.81%) Twitter
7 58 (1.26%) Sitecore
8 56 (1.22%) Adobe
9 52 (1.13%) EPiServer
10 47 (1.02%) SAP
11 46 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
12 41 (0.89%) Apple
13 39 (0.85%) Informatica
14 29 (0.63%) Business Objects
15 27 (0.59%) Teradata
16 26 (0.57%) IBM
17 25 (0.54%) Eloqua
18 22 (0.48%) VMware
19 21 (0.46%) DevExpress
20 16 (0.35%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
Clayton Group
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Greater Manchester
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Greater Manchester
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £27000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000 Dependent on Experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Pension, Mobile, Gym, Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,000 - £20,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hyde, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago