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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2038 2153 2584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.37% 32.10% 34.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.28% 33.13% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1873 1918 2184
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,486 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
5946 6499 7164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.35% 96.90% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4989 5408 5765
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 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £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 26 August 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 26 August 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 1254 £40,000 - 295
Cheshire 0 433 £38,500 -3.75% 70
Merseyside 0 170 £37,500 +7.14% 35
Lancashire 0 146 £35,000 - 46
Cumbria +8 12 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 1697 (44.55%) .NET
2 1637 (42.98%) C#
3 1607 (42.19%) JavaScript
4 1472 (38.65%) Agile Software Development
5 1461 (38.36%) HTML
6 1441 (37.83%) CSS
7 1395 (36.62%) SQL Server
8 1277 (33.53%) SQL
9 1264 (33.18%) MVC
10 1171 (30.74%) ASP.NET
11 937 (24.60%) jQuery
12 807 (21.19%) TDD
13 780 (20.48%) Java
14 757 (19.87%) Web Development
15 658 (17.27%) ASP.NET MVC
16 624 (16.38%) PHP
17 619 (16.25%) Microsoft
18 581 (15.25%) HTML5
19 569 (14.94%) Scrum
20 568 (14.91%) OO
21 554 (14.54%) AngularJS
22 539 (14.15%) Web Services
23 530 (13.91%) MySQL
24 507 (13.31%) .NET Framework
25 499 (13.10%) Git (software)
26 484 (12.71%) Finance
27 462 (12.13%) WCF
28 408 (10.71%) Degree
29 401 (10.53%) CSS3
30 380 (9.98%) XML

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
1 157 (4.12%) CMS
2 137 (3.60%) WordPress
3 92 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 83 (2.18%) Tomcat
5 70 (1.84%) IIS
6 67 (1.76%) Apache
7 61 (1.60%) Drupal
8 60 (1.58%) WebSphere
9 51 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
9 51 (1.34%) Umbraco
10 41 (1.08%) JBoss
11 33 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
12 25 (0.66%) nginx
12 25 (0.66%) WebLogic
13 19 (0.50%) Mule
14 16 (0.42%) NServiceBus
14 16 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
15 15 (0.39%) Joomla!
16 13 (0.34%) Apache Solr
17 11 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 235 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 56 (1.47%) Photoshop
3 46 (1.21%) MS Office
4 19 (0.50%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.079%) HipChat
9 1 (0.026%) GIMP
9 1 (0.026%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.026%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 172 (4.52%) Magento
2 48 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.53%) Visualfiles
4 17 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 15 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 15 (0.39%) SDL Web 8
6 14 (0.37%) OpenCart
7 12 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
8 11 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
9 9 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
10 7 (0.18%) osCommerce
11 4 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.079%) Oracle 11i
12 3 (0.079%) Oracle EBS R12
12 3 (0.079%) SAP CO
12 3 (0.079%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.079%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (0.079%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 170 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 126 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (1.23%) GitHub
4 44 (1.16%) SaaS
5 36 (0.95%) Google Play
6 18 (0.47%) PaaS
7 16 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.39%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (0.16%) AdWords
11 5 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.11%) Office 365
12 4 (0.11%) Slack
12 4 (0.11%) TestFlight
13 3 (0.079%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.079%) iTunes
13 3 (0.079%) Sage Pay
14 2 (0.053%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 116 (3.05%) Internet
2 43 (1.13%) HTTP
3 18 (0.47%) Intranet
3 18 (0.47%) SSL
4 16 (0.42%) LDAP
5 15 (0.39%) VPN
6 13 (0.34%) SSH
7 12 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (0.21%) Wireless
9 7 (0.18%) Broadband
10 6 (0.16%) FTP
10 6 (0.16%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.11%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.11%) Firewall
11 4 (0.11%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.11%) WebEx
12 3 (0.079%) Extranet
12 3 (0.079%) RFID
12 3 (0.079%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1395 (36.62%) SQL Server
2 530 (13.91%) MySQL
3 289 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 272 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 223 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 213 (5.59%) Relational Database
7 196 (5.15%) NoSQL
8 166 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
9 152 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 141 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 127 (3.33%) MongoDB
12 82 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 79 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
14 51 (1.34%) Big Data
15 49 (1.29%) Power BI
16 48 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
17 46 (1.21%) RDBMS
18 38 (1.00%) Oracle Database
18 38 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
19 37 (0.97%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 499 (13.10%) Git (software)
2 233 (6.12%) Visual Studio
3 209 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 185 (4.86%) Subversion
5 146 (3.83%) JIRA
6 136 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 133 (3.49%) NUnit
8 117 (3.07%) MSTest
9 106 (2.78%) Maven
10 99 (2.60%) Selenium
11 92 (2.42%) JUnit
11 92 (2.42%) Moq
12 91 (2.39%) Rhino Mocks
13 85 (2.23%) Eclipse
14 77 (2.02%) Grunt
15 53 (1.39%) TeamCity
16 49 (1.29%) Ant
16 49 (1.29%) SpecFlow
17 48 (1.26%) gulp
18 42 (1.10%) Mercurial
General
1 484 (12.71%) Finance
2 165 (4.33%) Games
2 165 (4.33%) Marketing
3 111 (2.91%) Retail
4 68 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 64 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 61 (1.60%) Legal
7 58 (1.52%) Advertising
8 53 (1.39%) Banking
9 35 (0.92%) Law
10 26 (0.68%) Electronics
11 21 (0.55%) Back Office
12 19 (0.50%) Publishing
13 17 (0.45%) Multimedia
14 15 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.32%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.32%) Music Industry
16 10 (0.26%) Aerospace
17 9 (0.24%) Automotive
18 7 (0.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1697 (44.55%) .NET
2 1461 (38.36%) HTML
3 1441 (37.83%) CSS
4 1171 (30.74%) ASP.NET
5 937 (24.60%) jQuery
6 658 (17.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 581 (15.25%) HTML5
8 554 (14.54%) AngularJS
9 539 (14.15%) Web Services
10 507 (13.31%) .NET Framework
11 462 (12.13%) WCF
12 401 (10.53%) CSS3
13 380 (9.98%) XML
14 311 (8.16%) RESTful
15 299 (7.85%) Node.js
16 296 (7.77%) Entity Framework
17 282 (7.40%) Spring
18 278 (7.30%) ASP.NET Web API
19 276 (7.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 242 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 273 (7.17%) Computer Science
2 231 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 223 (5.85%) iPad
4 172 (4.52%) User Experience
5 170 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 132 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
7 98 (2.57%) Inversion of Control
8 52 (1.37%) N-Tier
9 51 (1.34%) Mathematics
10 41 (1.08%) iPhone
11 36 (0.95%) Management Information System
12 29 (0.76%) Social Media
13 27 (0.71%) Social Network
14 25 (0.66%) Data Integration
15 24 (0.63%) Fintech
16 23 (0.60%) Augmented Reality
17 22 (0.58%) Visualisation
18 21 (0.55%) Replication
18 21 (0.55%) W3C
19 20 (0.53%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 329 (8.64%) Windows
2 304 (7.98%) Linux
3 157 (4.12%) Android
4 134 (3.52%) Apple iOS
5 72 (1.89%) Unix
6 29 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 14 (0.37%) CoreOS
9 9 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (0.21%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.18%) Solaris
12 6 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.13%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.11%) BlackBerry OS
15 3 (0.079%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.053%) CentOS
16 2 (0.053%) Debian
16 2 (0.053%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 1472 (38.65%) Agile Software Development
2 1264 (33.18%) MVC
3 807 (21.19%) TDD
4 757 (19.87%) Web Development
5 569 (14.94%) Scrum
6 568 (14.91%) OO
7 350 (9.19%) BDD
8 338 (8.87%) Unit Testing
9 326 (8.56%) Software Engineering
10 316 (8.30%) E-Commerce
11 301 (7.90%) Continuous Integration
12 299 (7.85%) OOP
13 287 (7.53%) Front End Development
14 280 (7.35%) Web Application Development
15 274 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
16 253 (6.64%) SDLC
17 224 (5.88%) Kanban
18 203 (5.33%) Dependency Injection
19 198 (5.20%) Mentoring
20 156 (4.10%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1637 (42.98%) C#
2 1607 (42.19%) JavaScript
3 1277 (33.53%) SQL
4 780 (20.48%) Java
5 624 (16.38%) PHP
6 365 (9.58%) T-SQL
7 237 (6.22%) VB.NET
8 186 (4.88%) Ruby
9 142 (3.73%) Python
10 139 (3.65%) C++
11 112 (2.94%) VB
12 84 (2.21%) Objective-C
13 80 (2.10%) Apple Swift
13 80 (2.10%) C
14 73 (1.92%) PL/SQL
15 54 (1.42%) TypeScript
16 48 (1.26%) Scala
17 46 (1.21%) VBA
18 30 (0.79%) PHP 5
19 29 (0.76%) F#
Qualifications
1 408 (10.71%) Degree
2 55 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (0.74%) Security Cleared
4 22 (0.58%) HND
5 15 (0.39%) PMI Certification
6 13 (0.34%) ISTQB
6 13 (0.34%) SC Cleared
7 11 (0.29%) ISEB
8 10 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (0.18%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.13%) MCP
11 3 (0.079%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.079%) PhD
12 2 (0.053%) MCSE
12 2 (0.053%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.026%) OCP
13 1 (0.026%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.026%) Siebel Certification
13 1 (0.026%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (1.63%) QA
2 20 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.26%) WAI
5 6 (0.16%) SLA
6 3 (0.079%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.026%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.026%) SDET
System Software
1 48 (1.26%) Docker
2 16 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.18%) Varnish
5 4 (0.11%) Firmware
6 3 (0.079%) HDFS
6 3 (0.079%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.053%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.026%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.026%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.026%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 43 (1.13%) Puppet
2 25 (0.66%) Kibana
3 10 (0.26%) Graphite
4 9 (0.24%) Grafana
4 9 (0.24%) Packer
4 9 (0.24%) Terraform
4 9 (0.24%) Uchiwa
5 7 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.16%) Control-M
6 6 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.16%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.11%) WMI
8 3 (0.079%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.079%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.026%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.026%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.026%) Consul
9 1 (0.026%) cPanel
9 1 (0.026%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 619 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 299 (7.85%) Oracle
3 132 (3.47%) Google
4 73 (1.92%) Zend
5 41 (1.08%) SAP
6 36 (0.95%) IBM
7 34 (0.89%) Twitter
8 33 (0.87%) Facebook
9 30 (0.79%) Adobe
10 29 (0.76%) Tableau
11 27 (0.71%) Xamarin
12 26 (0.68%) EPiServer
13 22 (0.58%) Cognos
14 21 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
15 19 (0.50%) Sitecore
16 16 (0.42%) Atlassian
16 16 (0.42%) hybris
17 13 (0.34%) Apple
17 13 (0.34%) Remedy
18 10 (0.26%) Snowplow
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Preston, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crewe, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £33000.00 per annum + 18% pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + flexible working unlmtd holidays
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-45,000 + Contributory Pension + Personal Training Budget.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000, Flexi-time, Funded Training, Share Scheme, Health Ins
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + flexible working hours, 25 days holiday
Posted: 18 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus scheme, share options, pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £58000 - £76000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + 20% bonus, flexible working hours, pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago