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

Location
3 months to
31 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 2497 2719 2799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.40% 40.22% 39.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.44% 42.54% 40.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2168 2453 2533
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 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
7046 6391 6833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 94.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5953 5500 5902
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
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 £38,500
% 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 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 31 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% 300
Cheshire -1 518 £36,500 +4.28% 110
Lancashire 0 240 £35,000 +7.69% 57
Merseyside 0 206 £37,750 +7.85% 44
Cumbria -14 3 £30,500 -6.15% 1
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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 2598 (51.80%) .NET
2 2427 (48.39%) C#
3 2364 (47.14%) HTML
4 2158 (43.03%) JavaScript
5 2054 (40.96%) CSS
6 1977 (39.42%) SQL Server
7 1862 (37.13%) ASP.NET
8 1798 (35.85%) SQL
9 1770 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
10 1658 (33.06%) MVC
11 1300 (25.92%) jQuery
12 935 (18.64%) TDD
13 899 (17.93%) OO
14 874 (17.43%) Java
15 840 (16.75%) PHP
16 791 (15.77%) HTML5
17 785 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC
18 745 (14.86%) WCF
19 736 (14.68%) .NET Framework
20 731 (14.58%) Web Services
21 730 (14.56%) Microsoft
22 716 (14.28%) XML
23 645 (12.86%) Scrum
24 640 (12.76%) MySQL
25 551 (10.99%) Finance
26 546 (10.89%) E-Commerce
27 535 (10.67%) Windows
28 529 (10.55%) T-SQL
29 528 (10.53%) Degree
30 502 (10.01%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 277 (5.52%) CMS
2 246 (4.91%) WordPress
3 244 (4.87%) SharePoint
4 212 (4.23%) Node.js
5 191 (3.81%) IIS
6 156 (3.11%) Umbraco
7 152 (3.03%) Tomcat
8 124 (2.47%) Apache
9 82 (1.64%) WebSphere
10 76 (1.52%) Drupal
11 65 (1.30%) JBoss
12 64 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
13 28 (0.56%) Confluence
14 21 (0.42%) WebLogic
14 21 (0.42%) SAS
15 20 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
16 19 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
17 18 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
17 18 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
18 16 (0.32%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 351 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 157 (3.13%) Photoshop
3 51 (1.02%) MS Office
4 39 (0.78%) PowerPivot
5 25 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
7 15 (0.30%) Fireworks
8 14 (0.28%) MS Visio
9 12 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.12%) MS Project
11 4 (0.080%) InDesign
11 4 (0.080%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.040%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.040%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.020%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (0.020%) FastStats
13 1 (0.020%) DOC1
13 1 (0.020%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.020%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 202 (4.03%) Magento
2 45 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 34 (0.68%) Visualfiles
4 21 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (0.22%) SAP MM
7 11 (0.22%) SAP SD
8 10 (0.20%) SAP HR
8 10 (0.20%) SAP FI
8 10 (0.20%) SAP CRM
8 10 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (0.20%) SAP CO
8 10 (0.20%) SAP SRM
9 9 (0.18%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.12%) Tridion
11 5 (0.100%) Sage 200
12 4 (0.080%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (0.080%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 93 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (0.52%) SaaS
5 18 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 16 (0.32%) GitHub
7 7 (0.14%) IaaS
7 7 (0.14%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.12%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.100%) PaaS
10 2 (0.040%) Route 53
10 2 (0.040%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.040%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.040%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.020%) Trello
11 1 (0.020%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 201 (4.01%) Internet
2 147 (2.93%) HTTP
3 49 (0.98%) Intranet
4 24 (0.48%) SSL
5 20 (0.40%) DNS
6 18 (0.36%) Wireless
7 13 (0.26%) Firewall
8 12 (0.24%) SMTP
9 11 (0.22%) TCP/IP
10 10 (0.20%) HTTPS
10 10 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (0.20%) SSH
11 9 (0.18%) FTP
12 8 (0.16%) Extranet
13 6 (0.12%) AMQP
14 5 (0.100%) ATM
15 3 (0.060%) LDAP
15 3 (0.060%) Kerberos
15 3 (0.060%) Software-Defined Networking
16 2 (0.040%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1977 (39.42%) SQL Server
2 640 (12.76%) MySQL
3 416 (8.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 374 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 364 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 270 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 243 (4.85%) Relational Database
8 169 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 156 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 153 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
11 116 (2.31%) NoSQL
12 78 (1.56%) MongoDB
12 78 (1.56%) Oracle Database
13 68 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
14 53 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
15 52 (1.04%) RDBMS
16 46 (0.92%) DB2
16 46 (0.92%) Big Data
17 39 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
17 39 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 426 (8.49%) Git (software)
2 368 (7.34%) Visual Studio
3 295 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 243 (4.85%) Subversion
5 199 (3.97%) NUnit
6 112 (2.23%) Eclipse
7 108 (2.15%) Moq
8 107 (2.13%) Rhino Mocks
9 105 (2.09%) Maven
10 101 (2.01%) MSTest
11 90 (1.79%) JUnit
12 87 (1.73%) JIRA
13 84 (1.67%) Selenium
14 53 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 48 (0.96%) Mercurial
16 44 (0.88%) Jenkins
17 42 (0.84%) Xcode
18 33 (0.66%) Grunt
19 30 (0.60%) Ant
20 26 (0.52%) Cucumber
General
1 551 (10.99%) Finance
2 283 (5.64%) Marketing
3 263 (5.24%) Retail
4 159 (3.17%) Games
5 109 (2.17%) Advertising
6 82 (1.64%) Banking
7 75 (1.50%) Legal
8 73 (1.46%) Automotive
9 48 (0.96%) Law
10 44 (0.88%) Telecoms
11 41 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 39 (0.78%) Back Office
13 23 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 23 (0.46%) Billing
14 16 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.30%) Publishing
16 9 (0.18%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.14%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.12%) Local Government
18 6 (0.12%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2598 (51.80%) .NET
2 2364 (47.14%) HTML
3 2054 (40.96%) CSS
4 1862 (37.13%) ASP.NET
5 1300 (25.92%) jQuery
6 791 (15.77%) HTML5
7 785 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 745 (14.86%) WCF
9 736 (14.68%) .NET Framework
10 731 (14.58%) Web Services
11 716 (14.28%) XML
12 502 (10.01%) CSS3
13 414 (8.26%) LINQ
14 409 (8.16%) Ajax
15 375 (7.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 352 (7.02%) SOAP
17 309 (6.16%) WPF
18 291 (5.80%) Spring
19 259 (5.16%) J2EE
20 248 (4.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 298 (5.94%) Mobile App
2 246 (4.91%) Computer Science
3 238 (4.75%) User Experience
4 172 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
5 137 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
6 108 (2.15%) N-Tier
7 104 (2.07%) iPhone
8 100 (1.99%) Open Source
9 96 (1.91%) Inversion of Control
10 80 (1.60%) Mathematics
11 78 (1.56%) Social Media
12 53 (1.06%) W3C
13 51 (1.02%) iPad
14 44 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
15 42 (0.84%) Client/Server
16 37 (0.74%) Social Network
17 33 (0.66%) Graphic Design
18 27 (0.54%) Physics
18 27 (0.54%) Algorithms
19 26 (0.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 535 (10.67%) Windows
2 406 (8.10%) Linux
3 299 (5.96%) Android
4 250 (4.99%) Apple iOS
5 106 (2.11%) UNIX
6 47 (0.94%) Windows Phone
7 39 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
9 16 (0.32%) AIX
10 11 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
11 9 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.100%) CentOS
13 5 (0.100%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.080%) FreeBSD
14 4 (0.080%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.060%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.040%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.020%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.020%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1770 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1658 (33.06%) MVC
3 935 (18.64%) TDD
4 899 (17.93%) OO
5 645 (12.86%) Scrum
6 546 (10.89%) E-Commerce
7 489 (9.75%) Web Development
8 414 (8.26%) OOP
9 359 (7.16%) Software Engineering
10 336 (6.70%) Web Application Development
11 301 (6.00%) Unit Testing
12 284 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
13 281 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
14 256 (5.10%) BDD
15 227 (4.53%) Mentoring
16 194 (3.87%) CRM
17 192 (3.83%) OOD
18 191 (3.81%) SOA
19 188 (3.75%) Dependency Injection
20 170 (3.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2427 (48.39%) C#
2 2158 (43.03%) JavaScript
3 1798 (35.85%) SQL
4 874 (17.43%) Java
5 840 (16.75%) PHP
6 529 (10.55%) T-SQL
7 439 (8.75%) VB.NET
8 204 (4.07%) C++
9 189 (3.77%) VB
10 159 (3.17%) Ruby
11 119 (2.37%) Python
12 117 (2.33%) PHP5
13 115 (2.29%) Objective-C
14 89 (1.77%) C
15 86 (1.71%) PL/SQL
16 76 (1.52%) VB6
17 65 (1.30%) Perl
18 59 (1.18%) XPath
19 44 (0.88%) ABAP
19 44 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 528 (10.53%) Degree
2 89 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 82 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (0.86%) MCP
5 35 (0.70%) MCSD
6 32 (0.64%) SC Cleared
7 30 (0.60%) MCTS
8 26 (0.52%) MCAD
9 4 (0.080%) CCNP
9 4 (0.080%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.060%) HND
10 3 (0.060%) MCSE
11 2 (0.040%) HNC
11 2 (0.040%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.040%) NVQ Level 3
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 96 (1.91%) QA
2 44 (0.88%) SLA
3 13 (0.26%) WAI
4 4 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.080%) WCAG
4 4 (0.080%) HL7
5 3 (0.060%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.040%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.040%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.080%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.080%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.060%) Docker
4 3 (0.060%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.040%) Squid
6 1 (0.020%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (0.40%) Puppet
2 7 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.100%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.080%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.080%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.080%) CA Endevor
4 4 (0.080%) Capistrano
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
1 730 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 323 (6.44%) Oracle
3 201 (4.01%) Zend
4 123 (2.45%) Google
5 103 (2.05%) Facebook
6 78 (1.56%) Sitecore
7 67 (1.34%) Adobe
8 63 (1.26%) SAP
9 62 (1.24%) Twitter
10 52 (1.04%) IBM
11 41 (0.82%) Red Hat
12 39 (0.78%) EPiServer
13 33 (0.66%) Apple
14 28 (0.56%) Sybase
15 25 (0.50%) Business Objects
16 18 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
17 17 (0.34%) Atlassian
17 17 (0.34%) Teradata
17 17 (0.34%) Eloqua
18 16 (0.32%) Rackspace
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