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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2182 1769 2446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.86% 29.40% 33.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.03% 30.67% 34.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1966 1584 2160
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 £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
6056 5768 7165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.76% 95.88% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 4767 6124
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 1402 £41,250 +3.12% 223
Cheshire 0 386 £37,250 -0.66% 61
Merseyside 0 194 £38,000 -4.99% 22
Lancashire 0 193 £35,000 - 54
Cumbria +4 1 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 1907 (45.06%) .NET
2 1817 (42.93%) C#
3 1736 (41.02%) JavaScript
4 1717 (40.57%) HTML
5 1694 (40.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1645 (38.87%) CSS
7 1543 (36.46%) SQL Server
8 1465 (34.62%) MVC
9 1394 (32.94%) SQL
10 1287 (30.41%) ASP.NET
11 1101 (26.02%) jQuery
12 906 (21.41%) TDD
13 849 (20.06%) Web Development
14 782 (18.48%) Java
15 756 (17.86%) PHP
16 737 (17.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 681 (16.09%) AngularJS
18 673 (15.90%) Microsoft
19 670 (15.83%) Git (software)
20 633 (14.96%) MySQL
21 619 (14.63%) HTML5
22 589 (13.92%) OO
22 589 (13.92%) Scrum
23 582 (13.75%) Web Services
24 575 (13.59%) WCF
25 535 (12.64%) .NET Framework
26 477 (11.27%) Finance
27 410 (9.69%) CSS3
28 402 (9.50%) Software Engineering
29 401 (9.48%) 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
1 207 (4.89%) WordPress
2 155 (3.66%) CMS
3 121 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 87 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 69 (1.63%) IIS
6 64 (1.51%) Apache
6 64 (1.51%) WebSphere
7 60 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
8 57 (1.35%) JBoss
9 52 (1.23%) WebLogic
10 51 (1.21%) Drupal
11 43 (1.02%) Umbraco
12 28 (0.66%) Apache Solr
12 28 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
13 27 (0.64%) nginx
14 20 (0.47%) NServiceBus
15 19 (0.45%) Apache Spark
15 19 (0.45%) Mule
16 14 (0.33%) Confluence
16 14 (0.33%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 245 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 56 (1.32%) Photoshop
3 38 (0.90%) MS Office
4 14 (0.33%) Fireworks
5 10 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.047%) HipChat
7 2 (0.047%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.024%) GIMP
8 1 (0.024%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 163 (3.85%) Magento
2 35 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.50%) OpenCart
4 19 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 17 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (0.38%) Visualfiles
7 15 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.19%) osCommerce
8 8 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
9 5 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.12%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.12%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.095%) OpenText MBPM
11 3 (0.071%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.071%) SAP AFS
11 3 (0.071%) SAP WM
11 3 (0.071%) SDL Web 8
12 2 (0.047%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 184 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 170 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (1.37%) SaaS
4 42 (0.99%) GitHub
5 38 (0.90%) Google Play
6 31 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.38%) Google Analytics
8 15 (0.35%) PaaS
9 13 (0.31%) iTunes
10 12 (0.28%) AdWords
11 11 (0.26%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.095%) Adobe Analytics
14 4 (0.095%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.095%) Slack
14 4 (0.095%) TestFlight
15 3 (0.071%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.071%) Force.com
15 3 (0.071%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 113 (2.67%) Internet
2 62 (1.47%) HTTP
3 27 (0.64%) LDAP
4 26 (0.61%) FTP
5 17 (0.40%) VPN
6 15 (0.35%) Intranet
6 15 (0.35%) SSH
7 7 (0.17%) Firewall
8 6 (0.14%) SMTP
9 5 (0.12%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.12%) DNS
9 5 (0.12%) Network Security
9 5 (0.12%) Skype
10 4 (0.095%) Broadband
10 4 (0.095%) Extranet
10 4 (0.095%) RFID
10 4 (0.095%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.095%) Wireless
11 3 (0.071%) SSL
11 3 (0.071%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1543 (36.46%) SQL Server
2 633 (14.96%) MySQL
3 324 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 298 (7.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 269 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 216 (5.10%) NoSQL
7 185 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
7 185 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 178 (4.21%) MongoDB
9 166 (3.92%) Relational Database
10 158 (3.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 114 (2.69%) Big Data
12 76 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
13 68 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
14 57 (1.35%) Hadoop
15 53 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
16 49 (1.16%) RDBMS
17 46 (1.09%) QlikView
18 44 (1.04%) Power BI
19 36 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 670 (15.83%) Git (software)
2 244 (5.77%) Subversion
3 235 (5.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 233 (5.51%) Visual Studio
5 221 (5.22%) JIRA
6 181 (4.28%) NUnit
7 141 (3.33%) Jenkins
8 111 (2.62%) MSTest
9 110 (2.60%) Maven
10 107 (2.53%) JUnit
11 95 (2.24%) Moq
12 94 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
13 89 (2.10%) Eclipse
14 88 (2.08%) Grunt
15 83 (1.96%) Selenium
16 56 (1.32%) Ant
17 52 (1.23%) gulp
18 50 (1.18%) Gradle
19 42 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 42 (0.99%) TeamCity
General
1 477 (11.27%) Finance
2 239 (5.65%) Marketing
3 164 (3.88%) Games
4 150 (3.54%) Retail
5 83 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 81 (1.91%) Advertising
7 79 (1.87%) Legal
8 72 (1.70%) Telecoms
9 57 (1.35%) Banking
10 41 (0.97%) Law
11 28 (0.66%) Electronics
12 13 (0.31%) Automotive
12 13 (0.31%) Publishing
13 12 (0.28%) Music Industry
14 9 (0.21%) Back Office
14 9 (0.21%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.19%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.17%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
18 2 (0.047%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1907 (45.06%) .NET
2 1717 (40.57%) HTML
3 1645 (38.87%) CSS
4 1287 (30.41%) ASP.NET
5 1101 (26.02%) jQuery
6 737 (17.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 681 (16.09%) AngularJS
8 619 (14.63%) HTML5
9 582 (13.75%) Web Services
10 575 (13.59%) WCF
11 535 (12.64%) .NET Framework
12 410 (9.69%) CSS3
13 401 (9.48%) XML
14 361 (8.53%) Node.js
15 358 (8.46%) Entity Framework
16 337 (7.96%) Spring
17 335 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web API
18 316 (7.47%) RESTful
19 304 (7.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 277 (6.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 270 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 268 (6.33%) iPad
3 267 (6.31%) Mobile App
4 225 (5.32%) User Experience
5 190 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
6 135 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
7 98 (2.32%) Inversion of Control
8 51 (1.21%) Mathematics
9 50 (1.18%) N-Tier
10 44 (1.04%) iPhone
11 38 (0.90%) Visualisation
12 37 (0.87%) Xbox
13 36 (0.85%) Data Integration
14 33 (0.78%) Fintech
15 32 (0.76%) Smartphone
16 28 (0.66%) Algorithms
17 26 (0.61%) Management Information System
18 23 (0.54%) Social Network
19 22 (0.52%) Social Media
20 21 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 325 (7.68%) Windows
2 324 (7.66%) Linux
3 174 (4.11%) Apple iOS
4 163 (3.85%) Android
5 67 (1.58%) Unix
6 27 (0.64%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.31%) Windows Phone
8 10 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.19%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (0.17%) CentOS
11 6 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.12%) BlackBerry OS
12 5 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.12%) Solaris
12 5 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.071%) Debian
13 3 (0.071%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.047%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1694 (40.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1465 (34.62%) MVC
3 906 (21.41%) TDD
4 849 (20.06%) Web Development
5 589 (13.92%) OO
5 589 (13.92%) Scrum
6 402 (9.50%) Software Engineering
7 362 (8.55%) OOP
8 360 (8.51%) Unit Testing
9 345 (8.15%) BDD
10 338 (7.99%) Front End Development
11 323 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
12 315 (7.44%) E-Commerce
13 297 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
14 295 (6.97%) Web Application Development
15 292 (6.90%) SDLC
16 265 (6.26%) Kanban
17 219 (5.17%) Mentoring
18 204 (4.82%) Dependency Injection
19 156 (3.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1817 (42.93%) C#
2 1736 (41.02%) JavaScript
3 1394 (32.94%) SQL
4 782 (18.48%) Java
5 756 (17.86%) PHP
6 376 (8.88%) T-SQL
7 316 (7.47%) VB.NET
8 180 (4.25%) Ruby
9 142 (3.36%) C++
10 111 (2.62%) VB
11 102 (2.41%) Python
12 93 (2.20%) Apple Swift
13 77 (1.82%) Objective-C
14 73 (1.72%) C
15 69 (1.63%) VBA
16 52 (1.23%) PL/SQL
17 49 (1.16%) Scala
18 44 (1.04%) TypeScript
19 43 (1.02%) Perl
20 42 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 356 (8.41%) Degree
2 60 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 45 (1.06%) SC Cleared
4 42 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (0.40%) Siebel Certification
6 15 (0.35%) PMI Certification
7 10 (0.24%) DBS Check
7 10 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (0.21%) HND
9 7 (0.17%) MCP
10 5 (0.12%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.095%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.095%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.095%) MySQL Certification
12 3 (0.071%) HNC
12 3 (0.071%) PhD
13 2 (0.047%) Sun Certification
14 1 (0.024%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (2.01%) QA
2 21 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 18 (0.43%) WAI
4 11 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.19%) HL7
6 7 (0.17%) SLA
7 2 (0.047%) SDET
7 2 (0.047%) WCAG
8 1 (0.024%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.024%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 56 (1.32%) Docker
2 10 (0.24%) Varnish
3 8 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.12%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.095%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.071%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.047%) HDFS
10 1 (0.024%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.024%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.024%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.024%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (0.76%) Kibana
2 22 (0.52%) Puppet
3 12 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
4 10 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 9 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (0.19%) Capistrano
7 7 (0.17%) Ansible
8 6 (0.14%) Control-M
8 6 (0.14%) cPanel
8 6 (0.14%) logstash
8 6 (0.14%) Packer
8 6 (0.14%) Salt
9 5 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (0.12%) Graphite
9 5 (0.12%) Terraform
10 4 (0.095%) Grafana
10 4 (0.095%) Uchiwa
11 2 (0.047%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.024%) Oozie
Vendors
1 673 (15.90%) Microsoft
2 312 (7.37%) Oracle
3 158 (3.73%) Google
4 101 (2.39%) Zend
5 73 (1.72%) SAP
6 47 (1.11%) IBM
7 38 (0.90%) Xamarin
8 35 (0.83%) Tableau
9 33 (0.78%) Adobe
10 25 (0.59%) Twitter
11 24 (0.57%) Apple
12 23 (0.54%) Facebook
13 22 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (0.47%) hybris
15 19 (0.45%) PayPal
16 17 (0.40%) Atlassian
16 17 (0.40%) Siebel
16 17 (0.40%) Sitecore
17 16 (0.38%) Cognos
18 14 (0.33%) EPiServer
Liverpool, Merseyside
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits inc shares
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Modis International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + 23 Days Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Working, Childcare Vouchers
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + FlexiTime, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training & Unlimited Opportunity
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago