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

Location
3 months to
31 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 2159 2624 2953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.23% 37.20% 39.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.83% 39.11% 41.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1822 2340 2676
Average salary £38,250 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
6382 6710 7076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.28% 95.12% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5137 5464 5950
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 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 31 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 31 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 1315 £37,500 +2.73% 259
Cheshire 0 516 £40,000 +6.66% 161
Merseyside 0 154 £40,000 +9.58% 52
Lancashire 0 141 £35,000 +2.94% 48
Cumbria -17 5 £25,750 -20.76% 2
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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 2266 (50.14%) .NET
2 2220 (49.13%) HTML
3 2210 (48.90%) C#
4 2102 (46.51%) JavaScript
5 1944 (43.02%) CSS
6 1719 (38.04%) ASP.NET
7 1685 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
8 1676 (37.09%) SQL Server
9 1570 (34.74%) SQL
10 1550 (34.30%) MVC
11 1262 (27.93%) jQuery
12 968 (21.42%) PHP
13 839 (18.57%) HTML5
14 822 (18.19%) OO
15 802 (17.75%) TDD
16 761 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
17 734 (16.24%) Java
18 723 (16.00%) MySQL
19 675 (14.94%) Web Services
20 647 (14.32%) Microsoft
21 605 (13.39%) WCF
22 585 (12.95%) Scrum
23 580 (12.83%) XML
24 579 (12.81%) .NET Framework
25 512 (11.33%) CSS3
26 506 (11.20%) Windows
27 499 (11.04%) OOP
28 479 (10.60%) Git (software)
29 473 (10.47%) Web Development
30 471 (10.42%) Finance

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 247 (5.47%) CMS
2 229 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 229 (5.07%) Node.js
3 202 (4.47%) WordPress
4 139 (3.08%) IIS
5 116 (2.57%) Apache
6 110 (2.43%) Umbraco
7 79 (1.75%) Tomcat
8 73 (1.62%) Drupal
9 59 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 55 (1.22%) WebSphere
11 44 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
12 42 (0.93%) JBoss
13 41 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
14 39 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
15 31 (0.69%) WebLogic
15 31 (0.69%) Joomla!
16 26 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
17 21 (0.46%) Apache Solr
18 18 (0.40%) GlassFish
Applications
1 263 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 136 (3.01%) Photoshop
3 36 (0.80%) MS Office
4 35 (0.77%) PowerPivot
5 23 (0.51%) Fireworks
6 21 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
7 19 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 14 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
9 13 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
10 9 (0.20%) MS Visio
11 8 (0.18%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.044%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (0.044%) Maya
12 2 (0.044%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.022%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 208 (4.60%) Magento
2 36 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 12 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.22%) Tridion
6 10 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.22%) Exstream
7 7 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.089%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.066%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.044%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.044%) Line 50
11 2 (0.044%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.044%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.044%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.044%) Visualfiles
11 2 (0.044%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.044%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 106 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (0.89%) SaaS
4 21 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (0.42%) Amazon S3
6 15 (0.33%) Office 365
7 11 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.22%) GitHub
9 6 (0.13%) Yammer
10 3 (0.066%) Force.com
10 3 (0.066%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.044%) Trello
12 1 (0.022%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 191 (4.23%) Internet
2 148 (3.28%) HTTP
3 47 (1.04%) Intranet
4 40 (0.89%) Wireless
5 20 (0.44%) Network Security
6 17 (0.38%) HTTPS
7 12 (0.27%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.22%) Firewall
8 10 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (0.22%) SSH
9 8 (0.18%) DNS
9 8 (0.18%) SMTP
10 7 (0.15%) ATM
11 5 (0.11%) Broadband
11 5 (0.11%) SSL
12 4 (0.089%) Extranet
13 3 (0.066%) VLAN
13 3 (0.066%) FTP
14 2 (0.044%) SMS
14 2 (0.044%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1676 (37.09%) SQL Server
2 723 (16.00%) MySQL
3 319 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 298 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 246 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 190 (4.20%) Relational Database
7 151 (3.34%) NoSQL
8 139 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
9 137 (3.03%) Oracle Database
10 135 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 129 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 76 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
13 71 (1.57%) MongoDB
14 70 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
15 66 (1.46%) RDBMS
16 62 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
17 53 (1.17%) Big Data
18 36 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
19 31 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
20 29 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 479 (10.60%) Git (software)
2 295 (6.53%) Visual Studio
3 237 (5.24%) Subversion
4 229 (5.07%) NUnit
5 217 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 127 (2.81%) Moq
7 126 (2.79%) MSTest
8 110 (2.43%) Rhino Mocks
9 102 (2.26%) JUnit
10 99 (2.19%) JIRA
11 95 (2.10%) Eclipse
12 68 (1.50%) Selenium
13 57 (1.26%) Maven
14 48 (1.06%) Grunt
15 46 (1.02%) Ant
16 42 (0.93%) Jenkins
17 34 (0.75%) Mercurial
18 33 (0.73%) Xcode
18 33 (0.73%) TeamCity
19 26 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 471 (10.42%) Finance
2 240 (5.31%) Marketing
3 196 (4.34%) Retail
4 125 (2.77%) Games
5 87 (1.93%) Advertising
6 60 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 52 (1.15%) Banking
8 47 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 38 (0.84%) Law
10 37 (0.82%) Automotive
11 36 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 31 (0.69%) Back Office
12 31 (0.69%) Music Industry
13 19 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 18 (0.40%) Legal
15 15 (0.33%) Billing
16 12 (0.27%) Multimedia
17 11 (0.24%) Publishing
18 8 (0.18%) Local Government
19 7 (0.15%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2266 (50.14%) .NET
2 2220 (49.13%) HTML
3 1944 (43.02%) CSS
4 1719 (38.04%) ASP.NET
5 1262 (27.93%) jQuery
6 839 (18.57%) HTML5
7 761 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 675 (14.94%) Web Services
9 605 (13.39%) WCF
10 580 (12.83%) XML
11 579 (12.81%) .NET Framework
12 512 (11.33%) CSS3
13 427 (9.45%) Ajax
14 338 (7.48%) AngularJS
15 277 (6.13%) SOAP
16 238 (5.27%) LINQ
17 230 (5.09%) WPF
18 225 (4.98%) RESTful
19 222 (4.91%) JSON
20 215 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 302 (6.68%) Mobile App
2 220 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
3 216 (4.78%) User Experience
4 177 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 141 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
6 119 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
7 113 (2.50%) N-Tier
8 73 (1.62%) iPhone
9 55 (1.22%) Open Source
10 50 (1.11%) W3C
11 47 (1.04%) Social Media
12 40 (0.89%) Client/Server
13 32 (0.71%) Mathematics
14 31 (0.69%) iPad
15 29 (0.64%) Data Integration
16 27 (0.60%) NHS
17 26 (0.58%) Streaming Music
18 25 (0.55%) Algorithms
19 24 (0.53%) Graphic Design
20 23 (0.51%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 506 (11.20%) Windows
2 364 (8.05%) Linux
3 256 (5.66%) Android
4 229 (5.07%) Apple iOS
5 120 (2.66%) UNIX
6 27 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
7 24 (0.53%) Windows Phone
8 12 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.11%) Solaris
12 4 (0.089%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.089%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.066%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.044%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.044%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.044%) Debian
14 2 (0.044%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.044%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1685 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1550 (34.30%) MVC
3 822 (18.19%) OO
4 802 (17.75%) TDD
5 585 (12.95%) Scrum
6 499 (11.04%) OOP
7 473 (10.47%) Web Development
8 382 (8.45%) E-Commerce
9 341 (7.55%) Web Application Development
10 310 (6.86%) Software Engineering
11 289 (6.40%) Unit Testing
12 282 (6.24%) Continuous Integration
13 239 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
14 234 (5.18%) Dependency Injection
15 231 (5.11%) BDD
16 195 (4.32%) Web Design
17 180 (3.98%) SOA
18 175 (3.87%) CRM
19 161 (3.56%) Mentoring
20 159 (3.52%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2210 (48.90%) C#
2 2102 (46.51%) JavaScript
3 1570 (34.74%) SQL
4 968 (21.42%) PHP
5 734 (16.24%) Java
6 450 (9.96%) VB.NET
7 300 (6.64%) T-SQL
8 204 (4.51%) VB
9 198 (4.38%) C++
10 129 (2.85%) Ruby
11 103 (2.28%) PL/SQL
12 90 (1.99%) PHP5
13 88 (1.95%) Python
14 87 (1.93%) C
15 75 (1.66%) Objective-C
16 58 (1.28%) VB6
17 47 (1.04%) VBA
18 43 (0.95%) Perl
19 39 (0.86%) PowerShell
20 24 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 461 (10.20%) Degree
2 80 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (0.91%) Security Cleared
4 28 (0.62%) MCP
5 18 (0.40%) MCSD
6 14 (0.31%) MCTS
7 11 (0.24%) MCAD
7 11 (0.24%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.11%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.11%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.089%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.089%) MCSE
11 3 (0.066%) MCPD
11 3 (0.066%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.044%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.044%) OCA
12 2 (0.044%) MCT
12 2 (0.044%) OCAJ
13 1 (0.022%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (1.50%) QA
2 34 (0.75%) SLA
3 20 (0.44%) WAI
4 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.15%) WCAG
5 4 (0.089%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.044%) HL7
7 1 (0.022%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.022%) GAMP
System Software
1 13 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.18%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.18%) Docker
4 3 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.022%) Varnish
5 1 (0.022%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (0.31%) Vagrant
2 9 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.13%) Puppet
4 4 (0.089%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.089%) Kibana
5 2 (0.044%) Nagios
5 2 (0.044%) Plesk
6 1 (0.022%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.022%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.022%) MOM
6 1 (0.022%) Ansible
6 1 (0.022%) Webmin
Vendors
1 647 (14.32%) Microsoft
2 397 (8.79%) Oracle
3 191 (4.23%) Zend
4 109 (2.41%) Facebook
5 107 (2.37%) Google
6 82 (1.81%) Twitter
7 60 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 56 (1.24%) Sitecore
9 55 (1.22%) Adobe
10 51 (1.13%) EPiServer
11 41 (0.91%) Apple
12 39 (0.86%) SAP
13 36 (0.80%) Informatica
14 29 (0.64%) IBM
15 27 (0.60%) Teradata
15 27 (0.60%) VMware
16 25 (0.55%) Business Objects
17 24 (0.53%) Eloqua
18 23 (0.51%) DevExpress
19 15 (0.33%) Ab Initio
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Industry leading benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Pension, Mobile, Gym, Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
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Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Reading Room Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
C&M Travel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
C&M Travel Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Jagger Talent
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
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Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + base + flexible benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £4000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Consult Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + great benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago