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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2184 2151 2563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.56% 32.23% 34.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.73% 33.38% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1967 1918 2224
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 £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
6113 6444 7105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.72% 96.57% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5145 5361 5893
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1366 £40,000 - 273
Cheshire 0 448 £38,500 +1.31% 83
Merseyside 0 181 £37,500 +3.44% 34
Lancashire 0 163 £35,000 -2.82% 45
Cumbria +6 4 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1779 (44.38%) .NET
2 1721 (42.93%) C#
3 1667 (41.58%) JavaScript
4 1567 (39.09%) HTML
5 1563 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
6 1550 (38.66%) CSS
7 1491 (37.19%) SQL Server
8 1350 (33.67%) SQL
9 1327 (33.10%) MVC
10 1224 (30.53%) ASP.NET
11 999 (24.92%) jQuery
12 866 (21.60%) TDD
13 801 (19.98%) Web Development
14 790 (19.71%) Java
15 685 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC
16 667 (16.64%) PHP
17 666 (16.61%) Microsoft
18 618 (15.42%) AngularJS
19 596 (14.87%) Scrum
20 589 (14.69%) HTML5
21 567 (14.14%) MySQL
22 558 (13.92%) Web Services
23 556 (13.87%) OO
24 553 (13.79%) Git (software)
25 533 (13.30%) .NET Framework
26 518 (12.92%) Finance
27 502 (12.52%) WCF
28 409 (10.20%) XML
29 401 (10.00%) CSS3
30 398 (9.93%) Degree

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
1 165 (4.12%) WordPress
2 154 (3.84%) CMS
3 101 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 90 (2.24%) Tomcat
5 76 (1.90%) IIS
6 73 (1.82%) Apache
7 66 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 57 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
9 56 (1.40%) Drupal
10 51 (1.27%) JBoss
11 48 (1.20%) WebLogic
12 46 (1.15%) Umbraco
13 35 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
14 22 (0.55%) nginx
15 19 (0.47%) Apache Solr
15 19 (0.47%) NServiceBus
16 16 (0.40%) Mule
17 15 (0.37%) Joomla!
18 14 (0.35%) Apache Spark
19 12 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 244 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 57 (1.42%) Photoshop
3 56 (1.40%) MS Office
4 17 (0.42%) Fireworks
5 7 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.050%) HipChat
9 1 (0.025%) GIMP
9 1 (0.025%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 170 (4.24%) Magento
2 41 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (0.45%) Visualfiles
5 16 (0.40%) OpenCart
5 16 (0.40%) SDL Web 8
6 15 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
10 7 (0.17%) osCommerce
11 4 (0.100%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.075%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 3 (0.075%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.075%) SAP WM
13 2 (0.050%) OpenText MBPM
13 2 (0.050%) Oracle 11i
13 2 (0.050%) SAP CO
13 2 (0.050%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 178 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 144 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (1.10%) GitHub
4 40 (1.00%) SaaS
5 35 (0.87%) Google Play
6 18 (0.45%) Google Analytics
6 18 (0.45%) PaaS
7 15 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.22%) AdWords
9 6 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.12%) iTunes
11 4 (0.100%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.100%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.100%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.100%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.100%) Slack
11 4 (0.100%) TestFlight
12 3 (0.075%) Sage Pay
13 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 115 (2.87%) Internet
2 58 (1.45%) HTTP
3 25 (0.62%) LDAP
4 19 (0.47%) FTP
5 17 (0.42%) VPN
6 16 (0.40%) Intranet
6 16 (0.40%) SSH
7 12 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (0.25%) SSL
9 8 (0.20%) Wireless
10 7 (0.17%) Broadband
11 6 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (0.12%) Firewall
12 5 (0.12%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.12%) TCP/IP
13 4 (0.100%) Bluetooth
13 4 (0.100%) Extranet
13 4 (0.100%) Skype
13 4 (0.100%) WebEx
14 3 (0.075%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1491 (37.19%) SQL Server
2 567 (14.14%) MySQL
3 308 (7.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 287 (7.16%) SQL Server 2014
5 239 (5.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 202 (5.04%) Relational Database
7 195 (4.86%) NoSQL
8 176 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
9 162 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 154 (3.84%) MongoDB
11 148 (3.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 89 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 82 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
14 65 (1.62%) Big Data
15 52 (1.30%) Power BI
16 51 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
17 49 (1.22%) QlikView
18 45 (1.12%) Hadoop
18 45 (1.12%) RDBMS
19 43 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 553 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 226 (5.64%) Visual Studio
3 215 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 205 (5.11%) Subversion
5 180 (4.49%) JIRA
6 149 (3.72%) NUnit
7 148 (3.69%) Jenkins
8 113 (2.82%) MSTest
9 107 (2.67%) Maven
10 97 (2.42%) Moq
10 97 (2.42%) Rhino Mocks
10 97 (2.42%) Selenium
11 89 (2.22%) JUnit
12 88 (2.20%) Grunt
13 81 (2.02%) Eclipse
14 54 (1.35%) gulp
15 53 (1.32%) Ant
16 49 (1.22%) TeamCity
17 42 (1.05%) Gradle
18 41 (1.02%) SpecFlow
General
1 518 (12.92%) Finance
2 200 (4.99%) Marketing
3 172 (4.29%) Games
4 115 (2.87%) Retail
5 71 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 68 (1.70%) Advertising
7 67 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 64 (1.60%) Legal
9 54 (1.35%) Banking
10 35 (0.87%) Law
11 28 (0.70%) Electronics
12 17 (0.42%) Back Office
13 15 (0.37%) Multimedia
13 15 (0.37%) Music Industry
14 14 (0.35%) Publishing
15 12 (0.30%) Aerospace
15 12 (0.30%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.27%) Automotive
17 5 (0.12%) iGaming
18 4 (0.100%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1779 (44.38%) .NET
2 1567 (39.09%) HTML
3 1550 (38.66%) CSS
4 1224 (30.53%) ASP.NET
5 999 (24.92%) jQuery
6 685 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 618 (15.42%) AngularJS
8 589 (14.69%) HTML5
9 558 (13.92%) Web Services
10 533 (13.30%) .NET Framework
11 502 (12.52%) WCF
12 409 (10.20%) XML
13 401 (10.00%) CSS3
14 334 (8.33%) Entity Framework
15 322 (8.03%) Node.js
16 321 (8.01%) RESTful
17 310 (7.73%) ASP.NET Web API
18 289 (7.21%) Spring
19 273 (6.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 247 (6.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 270 (6.73%) Computer Science
2 259 (6.46%) Mobile App
3 245 (6.11%) iPad
4 205 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
5 187 (4.66%) User Experience
6 143 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 101 (2.52%) Inversion of Control
8 49 (1.22%) Mathematics
9 46 (1.15%) N-Tier
10 42 (1.05%) iPhone
11 35 (0.87%) Data Integration
12 30 (0.75%) Social Media
13 29 (0.72%) Fintech
13 29 (0.72%) Management Information System
13 29 (0.72%) Visualisation
14 26 (0.65%) Social Network
15 22 (0.55%) Augmented Reality
16 21 (0.52%) Replication
17 20 (0.50%) Xbox
18 19 (0.47%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 353 (8.81%) Windows
2 336 (8.38%) Linux
3 160 (3.99%) Android
4 151 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 91 (2.27%) Unix
6 33 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.30%) Windows Phone
8 11 (0.27%) CoreOS
9 10 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.20%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.17%) Solaris
13 6 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.12%) BlackBerry OS
14 5 (0.12%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.12%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.075%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.050%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.050%) OpenWrt
16 2 (0.050%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1563 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1327 (33.10%) MVC
3 866 (21.60%) TDD
4 801 (19.98%) Web Development
5 596 (14.87%) Scrum
6 556 (13.87%) OO
7 378 (9.43%) BDD
8 364 (9.08%) Unit Testing
9 362 (9.03%) Software Engineering
10 325 (8.11%) Front End Development
11 322 (8.03%) E-Commerce
12 318 (7.93%) OOP
13 302 (7.53%) SDLC
14 299 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
15 294 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
16 289 (7.21%) Web Application Development
17 250 (6.24%) Kanban
18 220 (5.49%) Dependency Injection
19 217 (5.41%) Mentoring
20 167 (4.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1721 (42.93%) C#
2 1667 (41.58%) JavaScript
3 1350 (33.67%) SQL
4 790 (19.71%) Java
5 667 (16.64%) PHP
6 390 (9.73%) T-SQL
7 261 (6.51%) VB.NET
8 193 (4.81%) Ruby
9 152 (3.79%) C++
10 134 (3.34%) Python
11 106 (2.64%) VB
12 93 (2.32%) Apple Swift
13 87 (2.17%) Objective-C
14 76 (1.90%) C
15 64 (1.60%) PL/SQL
16 56 (1.40%) Scala
16 56 (1.40%) VBA
17 44 (1.10%) TypeScript
18 41 (1.02%) Groovy
19 34 (0.85%) F#
Qualifications
1 398 (9.93%) Degree
2 57 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (1.40%) Security Cleared
4 39 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 22 (0.55%) HND
6 16 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 13 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 13 (0.32%) Siebel Certification
8 8 (0.20%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.17%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.15%) MCP
11 5 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.100%) ISEB
13 3 (0.075%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.075%) PhD
13 3 (0.075%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.050%) MCSE
15 1 (0.025%) MCSD
15 1 (0.025%) OCP
15 1 (0.025%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (1.60%) QA
2 19 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.37%) WAI
4 12 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.100%) SLA
6 2 (0.050%) SDET
7 1 (0.025%) HL7
7 1 (0.025%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.025%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 48 (1.20%) Docker
2 14 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.25%) Varnish
4 6 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.100%) Firmware
6 3 (0.075%) HDFS
7 2 (0.050%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.050%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.050%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.025%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.025%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.025%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 43 (1.07%) Puppet
2 28 (0.70%) Kibana
3 10 (0.25%) Graphite
3 10 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.22%) Grafana
4 9 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (0.22%) Packer
4 9 (0.22%) Terraform
4 9 (0.22%) Uchiwa
5 8 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 6 (0.15%) Control-M
6 6 (0.15%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.075%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.075%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.075%) WMI
8 2 (0.050%) cPanel
8 2 (0.050%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.025%) Consul
9 1 (0.025%) Oozie
Vendors
1 666 (16.61%) Microsoft
2 315 (7.86%) Oracle
3 140 (3.49%) Google
4 80 (2.00%) Zend
5 41 (1.02%) SAP
6 38 (0.95%) Tableau
7 36 (0.90%) IBM
8 30 (0.75%) Adobe
8 30 (0.75%) Twitter
9 29 (0.72%) Facebook
10 26 (0.65%) EPiServer
11 24 (0.60%) Xamarin
12 21 (0.52%) hybris
12 21 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
13 17 (0.42%) Cognos
14 15 (0.37%) Apple
15 14 (0.35%) Atlassian
15 14 (0.35%) PayPal
15 14 (0.35%) Sitecore
16 13 (0.32%) Siebel
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 27 minutes ago
Cheshire
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Posted: Yesterday
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Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: £27k - 33k per year
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + 23 Days Holiday
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
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Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £28000 per annum
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Salary: Benefits
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership,
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Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Working, Childcare Vouchers
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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