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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2161 2608 3009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.93% 36.52% 40.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.59% 38.39% 42.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1820 2303 2720
Average salary £38,625 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.35% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
6247 6794 7160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.19% 95.14% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4992 5499 6017
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 £24,375 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 1284 £37,500 +4.16% 263
Cheshire 0 530 £40,000 +11.11% 171
Lancashire 0 153 £33,250 -2.20% 61
Merseyside 0 148 £40,000 +11.11% 55
Cumbria -12 13 £21,250 -32.00% 2
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2221 (50.11%) .NET
2 2151 (48.53%) C#
3 2131 (48.08%) HTML
4 2038 (45.98%) JavaScript
5 1881 (42.44%) CSS
6 1704 (38.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1665 (37.57%) ASP.NET
8 1645 (37.12%) SQL Server
9 1524 (34.39%) MVC
10 1504 (33.94%) SQL
11 1229 (27.73%) jQuery
12 927 (20.92%) PHP
13 823 (18.57%) HTML5
14 801 (18.07%) OO
15 793 (17.89%) TDD
16 740 (16.70%) ASP.NET MVC
17 706 (15.93%) Java
18 705 (15.91%) MySQL
19 694 (15.66%) Web Services
20 634 (14.31%) Microsoft
21 608 (13.72%) WCF
22 589 (13.29%) Scrum
23 570 (12.86%) .NET Framework
24 563 (12.70%) XML
25 492 (11.10%) CSS3
26 486 (10.97%) Windows
27 483 (10.90%) OOP
28 473 (10.67%) Finance
29 471 (10.63%) Git (software)
30 460 (10.38%) Degree

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 240 (5.42%) CMS
2 219 (4.94%) Node.js
3 212 (4.78%) SharePoint
4 186 (4.20%) WordPress
5 130 (2.93%) IIS
6 110 (2.48%) Apache
7 98 (2.21%) Umbraco
8 72 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 67 (1.51%) Drupal
10 59 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 58 (1.31%) WebSphere
12 42 (0.95%) JBoss
13 41 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
14 39 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
15 38 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
16 35 (0.79%) WebLogic
17 29 (0.65%) Joomla!
18 25 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
19 22 (0.50%) Apache Solr
20 20 (0.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 271 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 132 (2.98%) Photoshop
3 36 (0.81%) MS Office
4 28 (0.63%) PowerPivot
5 23 (0.52%) Fireworks
6 21 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 20 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 14 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
9 13 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
10 9 (0.20%) InfoPath
10 9 (0.20%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.045%) Maya
11 2 (0.045%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.045%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.023%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.023%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 197 (4.44%) Magento
2 41 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 13 (0.29%) Exstream
6 11 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.14%) Tridion
10 5 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (0.090%) Visualfiles
11 4 (0.090%) Oracle EBS R12
12 3 (0.068%) Line 50
12 3 (0.068%) Oracle 11i
12 3 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
13 2 (0.045%) Oracle Financials
13 2 (0.045%) SAP ERP
13 2 (0.045%) WebTrends
13 2 (0.045%) Oracle General Ledger
13 2 (0.045%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 99 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (0.95%) SaaS
4 19 (0.43%) Amazon S3
5 17 (0.38%) Office 365
6 14 (0.32%) Silverpop
6 14 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.23%) GitHub
9 6 (0.14%) Yammer
10 3 (0.068%) Trello
10 3 (0.068%) Force.com
10 3 (0.068%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.023%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 184 (4.15%) Internet
2 137 (3.09%) HTTP
3 47 (1.06%) Intranet
3 47 (1.06%) Wireless
4 20 (0.45%) Network Security
5 17 (0.38%) HTTPS
6 11 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (0.20%) SSH
8 8 (0.18%) Broadband
9 6 (0.14%) ATM
9 6 (0.14%) Firewall
10 5 (0.11%) SSL
11 4 (0.090%) DNS
11 4 (0.090%) SMTP
12 3 (0.068%) VLAN
13 2 (0.045%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.045%) OpenLDAP
13 2 (0.045%) FTP
13 2 (0.045%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1645 (37.12%) SQL Server
2 705 (15.91%) MySQL
3 308 (6.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 304 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 240 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 173 (3.90%) Relational Database
7 149 (3.36%) NoSQL
8 145 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
9 136 (3.07%) Oracle Database
10 134 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 126 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 69 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 68 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
14 67 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
14 67 (1.51%) MongoDB
15 64 (1.44%) RDBMS
16 61 (1.38%) Big Data
17 35 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
18 31 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
19 28 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 471 (10.63%) Git (software)
2 291 (6.57%) Visual Studio
3 232 (5.23%) Subversion
4 230 (5.19%) NUnit
5 208 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 129 (2.91%) Moq
7 126 (2.84%) MSTest
8 116 (2.62%) Rhino Mocks
9 104 (2.35%) JUnit
10 92 (2.08%) JIRA
11 90 (2.03%) Eclipse
12 60 (1.35%) Selenium
13 52 (1.17%) Maven
13 52 (1.17%) Grunt
14 47 (1.06%) Ant
15 38 (0.86%) Jenkins
16 33 (0.74%) Mercurial
17 29 (0.65%) Xcode
18 27 (0.61%) TeamCity
19 23 (0.52%) Cucumber
General
1 473 (10.67%) Finance
2 239 (5.39%) Marketing
3 190 (4.29%) Retail
4 118 (2.66%) Games
5 76 (1.71%) Advertising
6 65 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 53 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 43 (0.97%) Banking
9 41 (0.93%) Law
9 41 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 36 (0.81%) Automotive
11 34 (0.77%) Music Industry
12 33 (0.74%) Back Office
13 24 (0.54%) Legal
14 17 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (0.38%) Billing
15 12 (0.27%) Multimedia
16 9 (0.20%) Publishing
17 8 (0.18%) Local Government
18 7 (0.16%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2221 (50.11%) .NET
2 2131 (48.08%) HTML
3 1881 (42.44%) CSS
4 1665 (37.57%) ASP.NET
5 1229 (27.73%) jQuery
6 823 (18.57%) HTML5
7 740 (16.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 694 (15.66%) Web Services
9 608 (13.72%) WCF
10 570 (12.86%) .NET Framework
11 563 (12.70%) XML
12 492 (11.10%) CSS3
13 410 (9.25%) Ajax
14 342 (7.72%) AngularJS
15 264 (5.96%) SOAP
16 233 (5.26%) WPF
17 229 (5.17%) LINQ
18 222 (5.01%) JSON
19 221 (4.99%) RESTful
20 207 (4.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 300 (6.77%) Mobile App
2 221 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
3 218 (4.92%) User Experience
4 168 (3.79%) Computer Science
5 139 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
6 120 (2.71%) Inversion of Control
7 113 (2.55%) N-Tier
8 71 (1.60%) iPhone
9 56 (1.26%) W3C
10 49 (1.11%) Open Source
11 48 (1.08%) Social Media
12 47 (1.06%) Client/Server
13 31 (0.70%) Algorithms
14 29 (0.65%) iPad
14 29 (0.65%) Data Integration
15 27 (0.61%) Visualisation
16 26 (0.59%) Streaming Music
17 25 (0.56%) Mathematics
18 24 (0.54%) Graphic Design
19 23 (0.52%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 486 (10.97%) Windows
2 347 (7.83%) Linux
3 257 (5.80%) Android
4 222 (5.01%) Apple iOS
5 121 (2.73%) UNIX
6 25 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
7 19 (0.43%) Windows Phone
8 11 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.11%) Solaris
12 4 (0.090%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.068%) Windows Phone 7
13 3 (0.068%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.045%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.045%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.045%) Debian
14 2 (0.045%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1704 (38.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1524 (34.39%) MVC
3 801 (18.07%) OO
4 793 (17.89%) TDD
5 589 (13.29%) Scrum
6 483 (10.90%) OOP
7 460 (10.38%) Web Development
8 369 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 347 (7.83%) Web Application Development
10 311 (7.02%) Software Engineering
11 286 (6.45%) Unit Testing
12 282 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
13 243 (5.48%) Dependency Injection
14 235 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
15 233 (5.26%) BDD
16 188 (4.24%) Web Design
17 183 (4.13%) SOA
18 164 (3.70%) Kanban
19 160 (3.61%) CRM
20 157 (3.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2151 (48.53%) C#
2 2038 (45.98%) JavaScript
3 1504 (33.94%) SQL
4 927 (20.92%) PHP
5 706 (15.93%) Java
6 435 (9.81%) VB.NET
7 298 (6.72%) T-SQL
8 204 (4.60%) VB
9 195 (4.40%) C++
10 124 (2.80%) Ruby
11 96 (2.17%) PL/SQL
12 90 (2.03%) Python
13 82 (1.85%) PHP5
13 82 (1.85%) C
14 71 (1.60%) Objective-C
15 51 (1.15%) VB6
16 48 (1.08%) VBA
17 44 (0.99%) Perl
18 31 (0.70%) PowerShell
19 23 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 460 (10.38%) Degree
2 72 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (0.83%) Security Cleared
4 26 (0.59%) MCP
5 18 (0.41%) MCSD
6 14 (0.32%) MCTS
7 11 (0.25%) MCAD
8 10 (0.23%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.11%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.11%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.090%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.090%) MCSE
12 3 (0.068%) MCPD
12 3 (0.068%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.045%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.045%) OCA
13 2 (0.045%) MCT
13 2 (0.045%) OCAJ
14 1 (0.023%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (1.40%) QA
2 28 (0.63%) SLA
3 20 (0.45%) WAI
4 7 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.16%) WCAG
5 4 (0.090%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.045%) HL7
7 1 (0.023%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.023%) GAMP
System Software
1 14 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.16%) Docker
5 5 (0.11%) HDFS
6 3 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.023%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (0.27%) Vagrant
2 9 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.090%) Puppet
4 4 (0.090%) Kibana
5 3 (0.068%) Plesk
6 2 (0.045%) Nagios
7 1 (0.023%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.023%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.023%) MOM
7 1 (0.023%) Ansible
Vendors
1 634 (14.31%) Microsoft
2 392 (8.84%) Oracle
3 183 (4.13%) Zend
4 106 (2.39%) Facebook
5 103 (2.32%) Google
6 82 (1.85%) Twitter
7 60 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
8 56 (1.26%) Adobe
9 48 (1.08%) Sitecore
10 42 (0.95%) SAP
11 38 (0.86%) EPiServer
12 37 (0.83%) Apple
13 36 (0.81%) Informatica
14 29 (0.65%) IBM
15 28 (0.63%) VMware
16 24 (0.54%) Teradata
16 24 (0.54%) DevExpress
16 24 (0.54%) Business Objects
17 21 (0.47%) Eloqua
18 15 (0.34%) Ab Initio
Preston, Lancashire
Capita
Salary: Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Millom, Cumbria
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent bonus package, share optio
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Premier Media
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday