The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
England / North West
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2121 1645 2273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.37% 29.09% 32.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.57% 30.14% 33.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1918 1498 1978
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
5800 5458 6784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.72% 96.52% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4839 4578 5665
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 23 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -1 1395 £40,000 - 275
Cheshire +1 371 £40,000 +6.66% 109
Lancashire 0 178 £35,000 -6.66% 58
Merseyside 0 172 £37,500 -6.25% 27
Cumbria +4 1 £42,500 +26.86% 3
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 2004 (46.04%) .NET
2 1911 (43.90%) C#
3 1846 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
4 1820 (41.81%) JavaScript
5 1750 (40.20%) HTML
6 1630 (37.45%) SQL Server
7 1606 (36.89%) CSS
8 1517 (34.85%) MVC
9 1500 (34.46%) SQL
10 1329 (30.53%) ASP.NET
11 1108 (25.45%) jQuery
12 937 (21.53%) TDD
13 854 (19.62%) Web Development
14 782 (17.96%) AngularJS
15 769 (17.67%) Java
16 754 (17.32%) PHP
17 748 (17.18%) ASP.NET MVC
18 722 (16.59%) Microsoft
19 658 (15.12%) Git (software)
20 641 (14.73%) HTML5
21 636 (14.61%) MySQL
22 612 (14.06%) OO
23 610 (14.01%) Web Services
24 529 (12.15%) Scrum
25 526 (12.08%) WCF
26 502 (11.53%) .NET Framework
27 473 (10.87%) Finance
28 434 (9.97%) Degree
29 424 (9.74%) Software Engineering
30 422 (9.69%) ASP.NET Web API

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 187 (4.30%) WordPress
2 146 (3.35%) CMS
3 126 (2.89%) Tomcat
4 102 (2.34%) SharePoint
5 86 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
6 56 (1.29%) Apache
7 55 (1.26%) IIS
8 53 (1.22%) Umbraco
9 50 (1.15%) WebSphere
10 44 (1.01%) WebLogic
11 43 (0.99%) JBoss
12 38 (0.87%) Drupal
13 36 (0.83%) Apache Spark
14 28 (0.64%) Apache Solr
15 25 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
16 22 (0.51%) Apache Pig
17 21 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
18 20 (0.46%) nginx
19 17 (0.39%) Confluence
19 17 (0.39%) EPiServer
Applications
1 279 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 68 (1.56%) Photoshop
3 43 (0.99%) MS Office
4 15 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.25%) InVision
6 10 (0.23%) Fireworks
7 7 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.092%) HipChat
10 3 (0.069%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.023%) GIMP
11 1 (0.023%) InDesign
11 1 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 136 (3.12%) Magento
2 49 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (0.41%) Visualfiles
5 12 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.28%) OpenCart
6 7 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 7 (0.16%) OpenText MBPM
6 7 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.092%) PlanetPress Connect
8 4 (0.092%) SAP AFS
8 4 (0.092%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.092%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.092%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.069%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.046%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 227 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 202 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (1.54%) SaaS
4 45 (1.03%) GitHub
5 42 (0.96%) Google Play
6 30 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 15 (0.34%) Google Analytics
10 14 (0.32%) iTunes
11 9 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.21%) PaaS
12 8 (0.18%) AdWords
12 8 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (0.18%) Office 365
13 6 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.11%) Sage Pay
15 3 (0.069%) Force.com
16 2 (0.046%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (2.50%) Internet
2 80 (1.84%) HTTP
3 27 (0.62%) FTP
4 20 (0.46%) LDAP
5 17 (0.39%) Intranet
6 13 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.28%) Skype
7 12 (0.28%) SMTP
8 11 (0.25%) DNS
9 6 (0.14%) VPN
10 5 (0.11%) Broadband
10 5 (0.11%) Firewall
10 5 (0.11%) SMS
10 5 (0.11%) SSH
10 5 (0.11%) Wireless
11 3 (0.069%) Network Security
11 3 (0.069%) SSL
12 2 (0.046%) Extranet
12 2 (0.046%) IMAP
12 2 (0.046%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1630 (37.45%) SQL Server
2 636 (14.61%) MySQL
3 344 (7.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 321 (7.37%) SQL Server 2014
5 282 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 211 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 203 (4.66%) NoSQL
8 198 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
9 186 (4.27%) MongoDB
10 163 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 139 (3.19%) Big Data
12 132 (3.03%) Relational Database
13 97 (2.23%) Hadoop
14 92 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
15 84 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
16 58 (1.33%) RDBMS
17 54 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
18 43 (0.99%) Power BI
19 40 (0.92%) QlikView
20 39 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 658 (15.12%) Git (software)
2 224 (5.15%) Visual Studio
3 198 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 179 (4.11%) JIRA
5 178 (4.09%) Subversion
6 158 (3.63%) NUnit
7 117 (2.69%) JUnit
8 106 (2.44%) Jenkins
9 98 (2.25%) Maven
10 93 (2.14%) MSTest
11 86 (1.98%) Moq
12 82 (1.88%) Rhino Mocks
13 73 (1.68%) Selenium
14 71 (1.63%) Eclipse
15 69 (1.59%) Grunt
16 57 (1.31%) gulp
17 51 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 49 (1.13%) TeamCity
19 41 (0.94%) Gradle
20 37 (0.85%) Mercurial
General
1 473 (10.87%) Finance
2 223 (5.12%) Marketing
3 205 (4.71%) Retail
4 163 (3.74%) Games
5 89 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 85 (1.95%) Advertising
7 71 (1.63%) Legal
8 61 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 57 (1.31%) Banking
10 37 (0.85%) Law
11 27 (0.62%) Electronics
12 16 (0.37%) Automotive
13 13 (0.30%) Back Office
14 11 (0.25%) Music Industry
15 9 (0.21%) Publishing
16 7 (0.16%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.14%) Military
18 5 (0.11%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.11%) Multimedia
19 4 (0.092%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2004 (46.04%) .NET
2 1750 (40.20%) HTML
3 1606 (36.89%) CSS
4 1329 (30.53%) ASP.NET
5 1108 (25.45%) jQuery
6 782 (17.96%) AngularJS
7 748 (17.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 641 (14.73%) HTML5
9 610 (14.01%) Web Services
10 526 (12.08%) WCF
11 502 (11.53%) .NET Framework
12 422 (9.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 416 (9.56%) Node.js
14 377 (8.66%) CSS3
15 360 (8.27%) RESTful
16 350 (8.04%) XML
17 346 (7.95%) Spring
18 333 (7.65%) Entity Framework
19 327 (7.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 282 (6.48%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 388 (8.91%) iPad
2 289 (6.64%) User Experience
3 268 (6.16%) Computer Science
4 253 (5.81%) Mobile App
5 194 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 113 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 65 (1.49%) N-Tier
8 39 (0.90%) Algorithms
8 39 (0.90%) iPhone
9 37 (0.85%) Smartphone
10 34 (0.78%) Data Structures
11 30 (0.69%) Xbox
12 26 (0.60%) Social Network
12 26 (0.60%) Tandem
13 24 (0.55%) Fintech
14 23 (0.53%) Blog
15 22 (0.51%) Management Information System
15 22 (0.51%) Social Media
16 19 (0.44%) Clustering
17 17 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 336 (7.72%) Linux
2 301 (6.91%) Windows
3 205 (4.71%) Apple iOS
4 174 (4.00%) Android
5 52 (1.19%) Unix
6 29 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (0.41%) Mac OS X
9 14 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
10 9 (0.21%) CentOS
10 9 (0.21%) Windows Phone
11 8 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (0.14%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.11%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.092%) Windows Phone 8
15 3 (0.069%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.069%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.046%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1846 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1517 (34.85%) MVC
3 937 (21.53%) TDD
4 854 (19.62%) Web Development
5 612 (14.06%) OO
6 529 (12.15%) Scrum
7 424 (9.74%) Software Engineering
8 372 (8.55%) E-Commerce
9 363 (8.34%) Front End Development
10 347 (7.97%) BDD
10 347 (7.97%) Web Application Development
11 345 (7.93%) OOP
12 325 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
12 325 (7.47%) Unit Testing
13 317 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
14 275 (6.32%) SDLC
15 257 (5.90%) Kanban
16 208 (4.78%) Dependency Injection
17 194 (4.46%) Mentoring
18 146 (3.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1911 (43.90%) C#
2 1820 (41.81%) JavaScript
3 1500 (34.46%) SQL
4 769 (17.67%) Java
5 754 (17.32%) PHP
6 385 (8.84%) T-SQL
7 292 (6.71%) VB.NET
8 235 (5.40%) Ruby
9 154 (3.54%) C++
10 140 (3.22%) Python
11 106 (2.44%) VB
12 85 (1.95%) Apple Swift
13 82 (1.88%) C
13 82 (1.88%) Objective-C
14 70 (1.61%) Perl
15 58 (1.33%) Groovy
16 57 (1.31%) Scala
16 57 (1.31%) VBA
17 47 (1.08%) TypeScript
18 46 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 434 (9.97%) Degree
2 77 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 56 (1.29%) SC Cleared
4 37 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (0.48%) Siebel Certification
6 12 (0.28%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.28%) HNC
7 10 (0.23%) DBS Check
7 10 (0.23%) HND
8 5 (0.11%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.11%) MCP
9 4 (0.092%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.092%) MySQL Certification
9 4 (0.092%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.069%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.023%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.023%) PhD
11 1 (0.023%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (2.27%) QA
2 26 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 19 (0.44%) WAI
4 9 (0.21%) HL7
4 9 (0.21%) SLA
5 5 (0.11%) WCAG
6 3 (0.069%) SDET
7 2 (0.046%) GDPR
7 2 (0.046%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.046%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (1.70%) Docker
2 19 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.25%) Varnish
5 7 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.14%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.046%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.046%) Firmware
8 1 (0.023%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.023%) HDFS
8 1 (0.023%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.023%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (1.17%) Kibana
2 27 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (0.57%) Puppet
4 22 (0.51%) Ansible
5 20 (0.46%) Terraform
6 12 (0.28%) Capistrano
7 10 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 10 (0.23%) WSUS
8 9 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
8 9 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 9 (0.21%) Packer
9 8 (0.18%) logstash
9 8 (0.18%) Salt
10 7 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.11%) cPanel
11 5 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.046%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.046%) Grafana
12 2 (0.046%) Graphite
12 2 (0.046%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 722 (16.59%) Microsoft
2 324 (7.44%) Oracle
3 174 (4.00%) Google
4 79 (1.81%) SAP
4 79 (1.81%) Zend
5 45 (1.03%) IBM
6 43 (0.99%) Apple
7 41 (0.94%) Xamarin
8 36 (0.83%) Tableau
9 35 (0.80%) Facebook
10 32 (0.74%) Adobe
11 30 (0.69%) Sitecore
12 28 (0.64%) VMware
13 26 (0.60%) Twitter
14 21 (0.48%) Siebel
15 19 (0.44%) PayPal
15 19 (0.44%) Red Hat
16 18 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
17 16 (0.37%) Atlassian
18 12 (0.28%) HP
Chester, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Free Parking
Posted: 11 hours ago
Colne, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum to 35k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum plus annual bonus plus package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Up to £50k DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum BONUS
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago