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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1832 2079 2488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.63% 32.96% 35.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.45% 34.06% 36.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1673 1794 2123
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
5477 6104 6853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.54% 96.77% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4646 4980 5533
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 1138 £40,000 - 214
Cheshire 0 328 £35,000 -12.50% 71
Lancashire 0 198 £32,500 -7.14% 40
Merseyside 0 146 £37,500 +7.14% 28
Cumbria -5 6 £27,500 -5.17% 3
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 1594 (44.38%) .NET
2 1516 (42.20%) C#
3 1449 (40.34%) JavaScript
4 1397 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 1334 (37.14%) SQL Server
6 1299 (36.16%) HTML
7 1254 (34.91%) CSS
8 1245 (34.66%) SQL
9 1083 (30.15%) MVC
10 1065 (29.65%) ASP.NET
11 837 (23.30%) jQuery
12 746 (20.77%) Java
13 726 (20.21%) TDD
14 658 (18.32%) Web Development
15 588 (16.37%) PHP
16 567 (15.79%) OO
17 565 (15.73%) Microsoft
18 559 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
19 536 (14.92%) HTML5
20 532 (14.81%) Web Services
21 508 (14.14%) Scrum
22 484 (13.47%) Degree
23 475 (13.22%) Finance
24 467 (13.00%) MySQL
25 463 (12.89%) .NET Framework
26 442 (12.31%) Git (software)
27 426 (11.86%) AngularJS
28 406 (11.30%) WCF
29 396 (11.02%) XML
30 362 (10.08%) CSS3

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
1 137 (3.81%) CMS
2 119 (3.31%) WordPress
3 93 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 74 (2.06%) IIS
5 68 (1.89%) Apache
6 66 (1.84%) Tomcat
7 59 (1.64%) WebSphere
8 54 (1.50%) Drupal
9 45 (1.25%) Umbraco
10 40 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
11 38 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
12 29 (0.81%) JBoss
13 20 (0.56%) Mule
13 20 (0.56%) WebLogic
14 14 (0.39%) nginx
14 14 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
15 13 (0.36%) Apache Solr
16 12 (0.33%) Moodle
16 12 (0.33%) OpenStack
17 11 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 212 (5.90%) MS Excel
2 66 (1.84%) Photoshop
3 48 (1.34%) MS Office
4 16 (0.45%) Fireworks
4 16 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.084%) HipChat
9 3 (0.084%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 137 (3.81%) Magento
2 40 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 30 (0.84%) Visualfiles
4 15 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.42%) SDL Web 8
5 12 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
6 9 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.11%) OpenCart
10 4 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.084%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.084%) Oracle Assets
11 3 (0.084%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.084%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.084%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 151 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 106 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (1.64%) GitHub
4 39 (1.09%) SaaS
5 33 (0.92%) Google Play
6 21 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (0.56%) PaaS
8 9 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 9 (0.25%) Google Analytics
8 9 (0.25%) Office 365
9 5 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.11%) iTunes
11 3 (0.084%) Heroku
11 3 (0.084%) IaaS
11 3 (0.084%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.028%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 106 (2.95%) Internet
2 33 (0.92%) HTTP
3 21 (0.58%) SSL
4 20 (0.56%) Intranet
5 10 (0.28%) HTTPS
5 10 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (0.19%) Broadband
7 7 (0.19%) VPN
8 5 (0.14%) LDAP
8 5 (0.14%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.14%) Wireless
9 4 (0.11%) Firewall
9 4 (0.11%) SPDY
9 4 (0.11%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.11%) WebEx
10 3 (0.084%) LAN
10 3 (0.084%) Skype
10 3 (0.084%) SMS
10 3 (0.084%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1334 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 467 (13.00%) MySQL
3 305 (8.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 244 (6.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 231 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 228 (6.35%) Relational Database
7 205 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 156 (4.34%) Data Warehouse
9 154 (4.29%) NoSQL
10 146 (4.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 94 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
11 94 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 90 (2.51%) MongoDB
13 60 (1.67%) Power BI
14 59 (1.64%) Oracle Database
15 58 (1.61%) RDBMS
16 52 (1.45%) Big Data
17 49 (1.36%) Oracle ODI
18 44 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
19 41 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 442 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 265 (7.38%) Visual Studio
3 216 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 155 (4.32%) Subversion
5 120 (3.34%) NUnit
6 106 (2.95%) MSTest
7 102 (2.84%) JIRA
8 99 (2.76%) Jenkins
9 98 (2.73%) JUnit
10 95 (2.64%) Maven
11 94 (2.62%) Selenium
12 92 (2.56%) Moq
13 82 (2.28%) Rhino Mocks
14 68 (1.89%) Eclipse
15 64 (1.78%) Grunt
16 53 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
17 48 (1.34%) TeamCity
18 45 (1.25%) Mercurial
19 42 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 36 (1.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 475 (13.22%) Finance
2 144 (4.01%) Games
3 139 (3.87%) Marketing
4 97 (2.70%) Retail
5 62 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 60 (1.67%) Legal
7 57 (1.59%) Banking
8 50 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 48 (1.34%) Advertising
10 46 (1.28%) Law
11 24 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 24 (0.67%) Publishing
12 21 (0.58%) Back Office
13 18 (0.50%) Electronics
14 12 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.33%) Music Industry
15 10 (0.28%) Automotive
15 10 (0.28%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.22%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1594 (44.38%) .NET
2 1299 (36.16%) HTML
3 1254 (34.91%) CSS
4 1065 (29.65%) ASP.NET
5 837 (23.30%) jQuery
6 559 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 536 (14.92%) HTML5
8 532 (14.81%) Web Services
9 463 (12.89%) .NET Framework
10 426 (11.86%) AngularJS
11 406 (11.30%) WCF
12 396 (11.02%) XML
13 362 (10.08%) CSS3
14 290 (8.07%) RESTful
15 262 (7.29%) Node.js
16 255 (7.10%) Spring
17 250 (6.96%) ASP.NET Web API
18 241 (6.71%) Entity Framework
19 227 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 222 (6.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 278 (7.74%) Computer Science
2 184 (5.12%) Mobile App
3 180 (5.01%) iPad
4 178 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 169 (4.70%) User Experience
6 149 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
7 88 (2.45%) Inversion of Control
8 77 (2.14%) N-Tier
9 59 (1.64%) Mathematics
10 48 (1.34%) Management Information System
11 39 (1.09%) Social Media
12 34 (0.95%) iPhone
13 33 (0.92%) Social Network
14 28 (0.78%) Data Structures
15 26 (0.72%) Visualisation
16 25 (0.70%) Client/Server
17 24 (0.67%) W3C
18 23 (0.64%) e-Learning
19 22 (0.61%) Data Integration
20 21 (0.58%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 357 (9.94%) Windows
2 306 (8.52%) Linux
3 178 (4.96%) Android
4 122 (3.40%) Apple iOS
5 75 (2.09%) Unix
6 32 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.50%) Ubuntu
8 14 (0.39%) CoreOS
9 13 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (0.19%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.14%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.11%) Debian
14 3 (0.084%) CentOS
14 3 (0.084%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.084%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.084%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1397 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1083 (30.15%) MVC
3 726 (20.21%) TDD
4 658 (18.32%) Web Development
5 567 (15.79%) OO
6 508 (14.14%) Scrum
7 310 (8.63%) BDD
8 302 (8.41%) Unit Testing
9 300 (8.35%) Continuous Integration
10 289 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
11 288 (8.02%) Software Engineering
12 258 (7.18%) E-Commerce
13 252 (7.02%) OOP
14 251 (6.99%) Web Application Development
15 229 (6.38%) Front End Development
16 202 (5.62%) SDLC
17 196 (5.46%) Kanban
18 179 (4.98%) Mentoring
19 174 (4.84%) Dependency Injection
20 164 (4.57%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1516 (42.20%) C#
2 1449 (40.34%) JavaScript
3 1245 (34.66%) SQL
4 746 (20.77%) Java
5 588 (16.37%) PHP
6 352 (9.80%) T-SQL
7 196 (5.46%) VB.NET
8 187 (5.21%) Ruby
9 171 (4.76%) C++
10 143 (3.98%) Python
11 114 (3.17%) VB
12 112 (3.12%) C
13 75 (2.09%) PL/SQL
14 69 (1.92%) Objective-C
15 54 (1.50%) VBA
16 52 (1.45%) Apple Swift
17 45 (1.25%) Scala
18 41 (1.14%) TypeScript
19 35 (0.97%) VB6
20 33 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 484 (13.47%) Degree
2 43 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (0.70%) HND
4 15 (0.42%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.33%) ISEB
6 11 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.17%) DBS Check
7 6 (0.17%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.14%) ECDL
9 3 (0.084%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.084%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.084%) MCSE
10 2 (0.056%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.056%) MCP
10 2 (0.056%) PhD
11 1 (0.028%) MCSA
11 1 (0.028%) MCSD
11 1 (0.028%) OCP
11 1 (0.028%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.028%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (2.20%) QA
2 13 (0.36%) WAI
3 12 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.14%) SLA
5 4 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.084%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (1.42%) Docker
2 16 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.14%) HDFS
6 4 (0.11%) Firmware
6 4 (0.11%) Varnish
7 3 (0.084%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.056%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.028%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.028%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.028%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 43 (1.20%) Puppet
2 16 (0.45%) Kibana
3 11 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.19%) Grafana
4 7 (0.19%) Graphite
4 7 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.19%) Packer
4 7 (0.19%) Terraform
4 7 (0.19%) Uchiwa
5 6 (0.17%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.17%) WMI
6 4 (0.11%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.056%) Wonderware InTouch
8 1 (0.028%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.028%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.028%) Consul
Vendors
1 565 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 331 (9.21%) Oracle
3 107 (2.98%) Google
4 72 (2.00%) Zend
5 65 (1.81%) Twitter
6 56 (1.56%) IBM
7 43 (1.20%) Facebook
8 32 (0.89%) SAP
9 31 (0.86%) EPiServer
10 28 (0.78%) Adobe
11 27 (0.75%) Tableau
11 27 (0.75%) Xamarin
12 23 (0.64%) Atlassian
13 22 (0.61%) Cognos
14 17 (0.47%) Apple
14 17 (0.47%) MuleSoft
14 17 (0.47%) Sitecore
15 15 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (0.42%) webMethods
16 14 (0.39%) VMware
Bolton, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cumbria
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago