The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 64 98 54
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 207 167 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.79% 2.73% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 2.83% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 194 140 289
Median salary £36,000 £39,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.43% +13.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software 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
5311 5900 6668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.20% 96.61% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4515 4727 5344
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Software Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the North West region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

Software 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 Software Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 May 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 +25 130 £37,500 -6.25% 28
Cheshire +12 35 £35,000 -6.66% 15
Lancashire +18 27 £32,500 -1.51% 11
Merseyside +18 13 £37,500 +10.29% 6
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 251 (56.40%) .NET
2 226 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (47.87%) C#
4 189 (42.47%) JavaScript
5 182 (40.90%) SQL
6 168 (37.75%) SQL Server
7 165 (37.08%) Java
8 158 (35.51%) HTML
9 134 (30.11%) CSS
10 129 (28.99%) ASP.NET
11 115 (25.84%) Degree
12 102 (22.92%) Software Engineering
13 93 (20.90%) PHP
14 92 (20.67%) MVC
15 87 (19.55%) jQuery
16 76 (17.08%) Unit Testing
17 70 (15.73%) Web Development
17 70 (15.73%) .NET Framework
18 68 (15.28%) Computer Science
19 67 (15.06%) OO
20 66 (14.83%) Scrum
20 66 (14.83%) Git (software)
21 64 (14.38%) Spring
22 63 (14.16%) Web Services
23 62 (13.93%) Linux
24 59 (13.26%) Windows
25 57 (12.81%) Oracle
26 55 (12.36%) XML
27 53 (11.91%) Visual Studio
28 52 (11.69%) C++

Software 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 24 (5.39%) Node.js
2 18 (4.04%) Apache
2 18 (4.04%) Tomcat
3 17 (3.82%) WebSphere
4 16 (3.60%) JBoss
5 13 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (2.92%) Mule
6 11 (2.47%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.25%) WordPress
8 8 (1.80%) CMS
9 6 (1.35%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.12%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.90%) IIS
12 3 (0.67%) Drupal
12 3 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.45%) Moodle
14 1 (0.22%) Confluence
14 1 (0.22%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 30 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.67%) Magento
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.22%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.94%) PaaS
2 22 (4.94%) SaaS
3 12 (2.70%) GitHub
4 11 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (2.47%) Amazon S3
4 11 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.70%) Internet
2 8 (1.80%) SPDY
3 6 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.90%) VPN
5 3 (0.67%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.45%) 802.11
6 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.45%) Wireless
7 1 (0.22%) AMQP
7 1 (0.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (37.75%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.09%) MySQL
3 25 (5.62%) Relational Database
4 19 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (3.37%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (2.47%) Couchbase
7 11 (2.47%) Hazelcast
8 9 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.12%) Big Data
11 5 (1.12%) DB2
12 4 (0.90%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.67%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.67%) SQLite
14 2 (0.45%) Redis
15 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 66 (14.83%) Git (software)
2 53 (11.91%) Visual Studio
3 43 (9.66%) Selenium
4 31 (6.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (5.84%) Maven
6 23 (5.17%) Jenkins
6 23 (5.17%) Subversion
7 22 (4.94%) NUnit
8 15 (3.37%) JIRA
8 15 (3.37%) Moq
9 11 (2.47%) git-flow
9 11 (2.47%) Hudson
10 10 (2.25%) SpecFlow
11 8 (1.80%) MSTest
12 7 (1.57%) Eclipse
13 6 (1.35%) Dreamweaver
13 6 (1.35%) JUnit
14 4 (0.90%) Gerrit
14 4 (0.90%) GitLab
14 4 (0.90%) Mercurial
General
1 36 (8.09%) Finance
2 26 (5.84%) Games
3 23 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.15%) Retail
5 13 (2.92%) Banking
5 13 (2.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (2.47%) Back Office
7 9 (2.02%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.90%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.67%) Publishing
10 2 (0.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (56.40%) .NET
2 158 (35.51%) HTML
3 134 (30.11%) CSS
4 129 (28.99%) ASP.NET
5 87 (19.55%) jQuery
6 70 (15.73%) .NET Framework
7 64 (14.38%) Spring
8 63 (14.16%) Web Services
9 55 (12.36%) XML
10 52 (11.69%) HTML5
11 47 (10.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 45 (10.11%) WCF
13 39 (8.76%) Entity Framework
14 38 (8.54%) Java EE
14 38 (8.54%) LINQ
15 33 (7.42%) JSON
16 32 (7.19%) WinForms
17 30 (6.74%) AngularJS
17 30 (6.74%) SOAP
18 29 (6.52%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 68 (15.28%) Computer Science
2 42 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (8.09%) Mathematics
4 27 (6.07%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (5.62%) iPad
6 21 (4.72%) Algorithms
7 18 (4.04%) User Experience
8 17 (3.82%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.47%) e-Learning
9 11 (2.47%) Physics
10 10 (2.25%) Client/Server
10 10 (2.25%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.80%) LIMS
12 7 (1.57%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.35%) Learning Management System
13 6 (1.35%) Online Games
14 4 (0.90%) Clustering
14 4 (0.90%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
14 4 (0.90%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 62 (13.93%) Linux
2 59 (13.26%) Windows
3 14 (3.15%) Android
3 14 (3.15%) Unix
4 10 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.35%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.45%) CentOS
7 2 (0.45%) OpenWrt
7 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (22.92%) Software Engineering
3 92 (20.67%) MVC
4 76 (17.08%) Unit Testing
5 70 (15.73%) Web Development
6 67 (15.06%) OO
7 66 (14.83%) Scrum
8 47 (10.56%) TDD
9 42 (9.44%) Open Source
10 40 (8.99%) Mentoring
11 38 (8.54%) SOA
12 36 (8.09%) DevOps
13 32 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (6.97%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (6.52%) SDLC
16 26 (5.84%) UML
17 25 (5.62%) OOD
17 25 (5.62%) Project Management
18 22 (4.94%) BDD
18 22 (4.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 213 (47.87%) C#
2 189 (42.47%) JavaScript
3 182 (40.90%) SQL
4 165 (37.08%) Java
5 93 (20.90%) PHP
6 52 (11.69%) C++
7 43 (9.66%) C
8 39 (8.76%) T-SQL
9 29 (6.52%) Ruby
10 27 (6.07%) VB.NET
11 15 (3.37%) Python
12 11 (2.47%) Perl
12 11 (2.47%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.47%) VB
13 10 (2.25%) PHP 5
14 9 (2.02%) VBA
15 6 (1.35%) Embedded C
16 4 (0.90%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.90%) VB6
17 3 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 115 (25.84%) Degree
2 11 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.90%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.45%) HND
5 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.99%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (5.17%) Docker
2 3 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.90%) Rundeck
2 3 (0.67%) Wonderware InTouch
3 1 (0.22%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 57 (12.81%) Oracle
2 49 (11.01%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.60%) webMethods
4 11 (2.47%) Google
4 11 (2.47%) IBM
4 11 (2.47%) WSO2
5 8 (1.80%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.12%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.12%) Software AG
6 5 (1.12%) TIBCO
7 4 (0.90%) Twitter
8 3 (0.67%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.67%) Sencha
8 3 (0.67%) VMware
8 3 (0.67%) Wonderware
9 1 (0.22%) Progress
9 1 (0.22%) Sage
9 1 (0.22%) Telerik
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