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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2158 2555 2593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.09% 34.81% 37.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.57% 36.71% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1922 2170 2354
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 £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,400 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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 6960 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.60% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5344 5645 5548
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 £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 1146 £39,000 +4.00% 288
Cheshire 0 618 £40,000 +14.28% 154
Lancashire 0 218 £35,000 -5.40% 71
Merseyside 0 140 £35,000 - 47
Cumbria -3 9 £35,000 +14.75% 5
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1957 (46.70%) .NET
2 1887 (45.03%) HTML
3 1840 (43.90%) C#
4 1790 (42.71%) JavaScript
5 1771 (42.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1675 (39.97%) CSS
7 1554 (37.08%) SQL Server
8 1458 (34.79%) SQL
9 1393 (33.24%) ASP.NET
10 1364 (32.55%) MVC
11 1072 (25.58%) jQuery
12 851 (20.31%) TDD
13 777 (18.54%) Java
14 772 (18.42%) HTML5
15 724 (17.28%) Web Services
16 687 (16.39%) PHP
17 662 (15.80%) Microsoft
18 660 (15.75%) ASP.NET MVC
19 634 (15.13%) Scrum
20 600 (14.32%) WCF
21 591 (14.10%) OO
22 530 (12.65%) MySQL
23 523 (12.48%) Finance
24 519 (12.38%) AngularJS
25 506 (12.07%) XML
26 494 (11.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 441 (10.52%) .NET Framework
28 440 (10.50%) CSS3
29 439 (10.47%) Degree
30 420 (10.02%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 226 (5.39%) Node.js
2 220 (5.25%) CMS
3 206 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 190 (4.53%) WordPress
5 106 (2.53%) Apache
6 100 (2.39%) IIS
7 94 (2.24%) Umbraco
8 89 (2.12%) Tomcat
9 64 (1.53%) Drupal
10 54 (1.29%) WebSphere
11 46 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
12 43 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
12 43 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
12 43 (1.03%) JBoss
12 43 (1.03%) WebLogic
13 36 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
14 28 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 19 (0.45%) nginx
16 17 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
16 17 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 282 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 104 (2.48%) Photoshop
3 62 (1.48%) MS Office
4 40 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
5 29 (0.69%) PowerPivot
6 23 (0.55%) Fireworks
7 20 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 19 (0.45%) MS Project
8 19 (0.45%) MS Visio
9 17 (0.41%) InfoPath
10 14 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (0.072%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.048%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.048%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.024%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 156 (3.72%) Magento
2 73 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
4 23 (0.55%) Visualfiles
5 18 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
6 16 (0.38%) Exstream
7 12 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
8 10 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (0.21%) Tridion
10 7 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (0.095%) Oracle EBS
13 3 (0.072%) Cognos TM1
13 3 (0.072%) Cognos Controller
13 3 (0.072%) Line 50
13 3 (0.072%) SAP BPC
14 2 (0.048%) Oracle General Ledger
14 2 (0.048%) Oracle Payables
14 2 (0.048%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 2 (0.048%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 98 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (1.05%) SaaS
4 29 (0.69%) Office 365
5 16 (0.38%) GitHub
6 12 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 10 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.095%) Trello
9 3 (0.072%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.048%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.048%) SmartFocus
11 1 (0.024%) Heroku
11 1 (0.024%) Force.com
11 1 (0.024%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 143 (3.41%) Internet
2 68 (1.62%) HTTP
3 42 (1.00%) Intranet
4 41 (0.98%) Wireless
5 26 (0.62%) HTTPS
6 11 (0.26%) SSH
7 10 (0.24%) Broadband
8 9 (0.21%) SSL
9 7 (0.17%) SMS
10 6 (0.14%) FTP
11 5 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.095%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.095%) PuTTY
12 4 (0.095%) Extranet
13 3 (0.072%) VLAN
13 3 (0.072%) Asterisk PBX
14 2 (0.048%) Telnet
14 2 (0.048%) SNMP
14 2 (0.048%) TCP/IP
15 1 (0.024%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1554 (37.08%) SQL Server
2 530 (12.65%) MySQL
3 494 (11.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 404 (9.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 280 (6.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 233 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 211 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
8 161 (3.84%) Relational Database
9 155 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 122 (2.91%) Oracle Database
11 118 (2.82%) NoSQL
12 97 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
13 89 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
14 85 (2.03%) Big Data
15 72 (1.72%) MongoDB
16 65 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
17 60 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 56 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
19 42 (1.00%) RDBMS
20 36 (0.86%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 399 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 274 (6.54%) Visual Studio
3 240 (5.73%) Subversion
4 221 (5.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 209 (4.99%) NUnit
6 112 (2.67%) Rhino Mocks
7 105 (2.51%) Moq
8 96 (2.29%) MSTest
9 95 (2.27%) Eclipse
10 91 (2.17%) JUnit
11 84 (2.00%) Grunt
12 82 (1.96%) Selenium
13 66 (1.57%) Maven
13 66 (1.57%) Jenkins
14 53 (1.26%) Ant
15 45 (1.07%) Mercurial
16 44 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 44 (1.05%) JIRA
17 43 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
18 37 (0.88%) Cucumber
General
1 523 (12.48%) Finance
2 197 (4.70%) Marketing
3 158 (3.77%) Retail
4 157 (3.75%) Games
5 80 (1.91%) Advertising
6 67 (1.60%) Banking
7 66 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 63 (1.50%) Legal
9 46 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 44 (1.05%) Law
11 40 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 33 (0.79%) Back Office
13 22 (0.52%) Automotive
14 18 (0.43%) Music Industry
15 15 (0.36%) Billing
16 13 (0.31%) Electronics
17 9 (0.21%) Multimedia
18 8 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
19 7 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
20 6 (0.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1957 (46.70%) .NET
2 1887 (45.03%) HTML
3 1675 (39.97%) CSS
4 1393 (33.24%) ASP.NET
5 1072 (25.58%) jQuery
6 772 (18.42%) HTML5
7 724 (17.28%) Web Services
8 660 (15.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 600 (14.32%) WCF
10 519 (12.38%) AngularJS
11 506 (12.07%) XML
12 441 (10.52%) .NET Framework
13 440 (10.50%) CSS3
14 284 (6.78%) Ajax
15 278 (6.63%) Spring
16 268 (6.39%) RESTful
17 258 (6.16%) REST
18 248 (5.92%) WPF
19 240 (5.73%) SOAP
20 224 (5.34%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 309 (7.37%) Mobile App
2 238 (5.68%) User Experience
3 206 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 200 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
5 106 (2.53%) Inversion of Control
6 90 (2.15%) iPhone
7 79 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
8 71 (1.69%) N-Tier
9 63 (1.50%) Visualisation
10 61 (1.46%) Management Information System
11 52 (1.24%) Social Media
12 49 (1.17%) Mathematics
13 44 (1.05%) Client/Server
14 41 (0.98%) W3C
15 32 (0.76%) iPad
16 31 (0.74%) NHS
17 29 (0.69%) Replication
18 28 (0.67%) Data Structures
19 26 (0.62%) Algorithms
19 26 (0.62%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 352 (8.40%) Windows
2 263 (6.28%) Linux
3 239 (5.70%) Android
4 187 (4.46%) Apple iOS
5 73 (1.74%) UNIX
6 33 (0.79%) Windows Phone
7 18 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
8 16 (0.38%) Windows Phone 7
9 15 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (0.33%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.26%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.17%) AIX
13 7 (0.17%) CentOS
14 6 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.14%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.095%) HPUX
16 3 (0.072%) openSUSE
16 3 (0.072%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.048%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1771 (42.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1364 (32.55%) MVC
3 851 (20.31%) TDD
4 634 (15.13%) Scrum
5 591 (14.10%) OO
6 419 (10.00%) Web Development
7 373 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
8 363 (8.66%) Web Application Development
9 330 (7.87%) Software Engineering
10 327 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
11 325 (7.75%) E-Commerce
12 323 (7.71%) SDLC
13 288 (6.87%) OOP
14 278 (6.63%) Unit Testing
15 269 (6.42%) BDD
16 244 (5.82%) Dependency Injection
17 184 (4.39%) Kanban
18 178 (4.25%) Mentoring
19 171 (4.08%) ETL
20 145 (3.46%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1840 (43.90%) C#
2 1790 (42.71%) JavaScript
3 1458 (34.79%) SQL
4 777 (18.54%) Java
5 687 (16.39%) PHP
6 420 (10.02%) T-SQL
7 298 (7.11%) VB.NET
8 161 (3.84%) C++
9 144 (3.44%) VB
10 102 (2.43%) Ruby
11 91 (2.17%) Python
11 91 (2.17%) PL/SQL
12 86 (2.05%) VBA
13 74 (1.77%) C
13 74 (1.77%) Objective-C
14 43 (1.03%) PHP5
15 40 (0.95%) Perl
16 33 (0.79%) PowerShell
17 30 (0.72%) VB6
18 29 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 439 (10.47%) Degree
2 49 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (0.24%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.17%) MCP
6 5 (0.12%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.095%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.095%) MCSE
7 4 (0.095%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.072%) OCPJWCD
8 3 (0.072%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.072%) OCMJD
8 3 (0.072%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.048%) MCSA
9 2 (0.048%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.024%) PhD
10 1 (0.024%) MCAD
10 1 (0.024%) MCSD
10 1 (0.024%) HND
10 1 (0.024%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (1.96%) QA
2 15 (0.36%) HL7
3 12 (0.29%) SLA
4 11 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.095%) DICOM
6 2 (0.048%) WAI
7 1 (0.024%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (0.24%) Docker
2 9 (0.21%) HDFS
3 5 (0.12%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.12%) vSphere
4 4 (0.095%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.024%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.024%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (0.21%) Puppet
2 8 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.072%) logstash
4 2 (0.048%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.048%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.048%) Plesk
4 2 (0.048%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.024%) Oozie
5 1 (0.024%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.024%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.024%) Salt
5 1 (0.024%) Graphite
Vendors
1 662 (15.80%) Microsoft
2 348 (8.30%) Oracle
3 129 (3.08%) Zend
4 107 (2.55%) Google
5 71 (1.69%) Adobe
6 61 (1.46%) SAP
7 58 (1.38%) Facebook
8 47 (1.12%) Sitecore
9 45 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
10 37 (0.88%) Apple
11 33 (0.79%) Tableau
12 29 (0.69%) IBM
13 27 (0.64%) Twitter
14 25 (0.60%) Teradata
15 22 (0.52%) Perforce
16 17 (0.41%) HP
17 15 (0.36%) Xamarin
18 14 (0.33%) Symbian
19 13 (0.31%) Cognos
19 13 (0.31%) Capita
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday