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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
England / North West
Rank 65 74 104
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 247 184 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.17% 3.38% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 3.52% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 216 158 159
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £42,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
5721 5224 6491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.54% 95.96% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4827 4392 5544
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 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +7 153 £37,500 -16.66% 19
Cheshire +25 58 £32,500 -13.33% 18
Lancashire -5 24 £45,000 - 4
Merseyside -19 14 £37,500 - 2
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 382 (68.58%) C#
2 371 (66.61%) .NET
3 303 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
4 274 (49.19%) JavaScript
5 246 (44.17%) SQL Server
6 222 (39.86%) ASP.NET
7 211 (37.88%) SQL
8 210 (37.70%) CSS
9 202 (36.27%) HTML
10 161 (28.90%) MVC
11 153 (27.47%) Software Engineering
12 149 (26.75%) Java
13 113 (20.29%) AngularJS
14 101 (18.13%) ASP.NET MVC
15 95 (17.06%) jQuery
16 93 (16.70%) Web Development
17 86 (15.44%) Scrum
18 84 (15.08%) HTML5
19 83 (14.90%) JIRA
20 82 (14.72%) Finance
21 80 (14.36%) Degree
22 76 (13.64%) MySQL
22 76 (13.64%) SDLC
23 72 (12.93%) .NET Framework
24 69 (12.39%) TDD
24 69 (12.39%) Team Foundation Server
25 65 (11.67%) PHP
26 63 (11.31%) Oracle
27 62 (11.13%) T-SQL
28 61 (10.95%) VB.NET

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 31 (5.57%) Tomcat
2 20 (3.59%) Apache Spark
3 19 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (2.51%) Apache Pig
5 11 (1.97%) nginx
6 10 (1.80%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.62%) JBoss
8 7 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.26%) WordPress
9 6 (1.08%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.90%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.72%) Apache
11 4 (0.72%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.72%) CMS
11 4 (0.72%) Confluence
11 4 (0.72%) Drupal
11 4 (0.72%) Jetty
11 4 (0.72%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.72%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.54%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 24 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.18%) MS Office
2 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) OpenText MBPM
1 2 (0.36%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.62%) SaaS
4 4 (0.72%) GitHub
5 2 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.72%) Internet
2 3 (0.54%) HTTP
2 3 (0.54%) Network Security
3 2 (0.36%) AMQP
3 2 (0.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (44.17%) SQL Server
2 76 (13.64%) MySQL
3 40 (7.18%) Big Data
4 38 (6.82%) MongoDB
5 37 (6.64%) Hadoop
6 25 (4.49%) NoSQL
7 24 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 19 (3.41%) Relational Database
9 15 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (2.51%) Apache Hive
11 12 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (1.97%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.90%) RavenDB
15 5 (0.90%) Redis
15 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.72%) Riak
Development Applications
1 83 (14.90%) JIRA
2 69 (12.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 40 (7.18%) Selenium
5 38 (6.82%) Visual Studio
6 28 (5.03%) Subversion
7 23 (4.13%) Jenkins
8 21 (3.77%) NUnit
9 13 (2.33%) AccuRev
10 9 (1.62%) JUnit
11 8 (1.44%) JMeter
11 8 (1.44%) MSTest
11 8 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (1.26%) Eclipse
13 6 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.08%) SpecFlow
13 6 (1.08%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.90%) Vagrant
15 4 (0.72%) Bitbucket
15 4 (0.72%) Gradle
General
1 82 (14.72%) Finance
2 25 (4.49%) Retail
3 21 (3.77%) Games
4 19 (3.41%) Advertising
4 19 (3.41%) Banking
5 17 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.08%) Legal
7 5 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.72%) Military
9 3 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.54%) Back Office
9 3 (0.54%) Marketing
10 2 (0.36%) Automotive
10 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (66.61%) .NET
2 222 (39.86%) ASP.NET
3 210 (37.70%) CSS
4 202 (36.27%) HTML
5 113 (20.29%) AngularJS
6 101 (18.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 95 (17.06%) jQuery
8 84 (15.08%) HTML5
9 72 (12.93%) .NET Framework
10 61 (10.95%) Spring
11 54 (9.69%) WCF
12 53 (9.52%) WPF
13 50 (8.98%) Node.js
14 47 (8.44%) XML
15 46 (8.26%) Java EE
16 43 (7.72%) Web Services
17 38 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 35 (6.28%) CSS3
18 35 (6.28%) Hibernate
19 32 (5.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.16%) Computer Science
2 37 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.64%) iPad
3 32 (5.75%) Mathematics
4 24 (4.31%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.15%) User Experience
6 10 (1.80%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.08%) NHS
7 6 (1.08%) PKI
8 5 (0.90%) Blog
8 5 (0.90%) Xbox
9 4 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.54%) SCADA
11 2 (0.36%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.36%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.36%) Fintech
11 2 (0.36%) Kindle
12 1 (0.18%) Contactless
12 1 (0.18%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 61 (10.95%) Windows
2 54 (9.69%) Linux
3 14 (2.51%) Android
4 10 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.54%) Unix
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (28.90%) MVC
3 153 (27.47%) Software Engineering
4 93 (16.70%) Web Development
5 86 (15.44%) Scrum
6 76 (13.64%) SDLC
7 69 (12.39%) TDD
8 49 (8.80%) Waterfall
9 47 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (8.26%) E-Commerce
11 43 (7.72%) Continuous Improvement
12 41 (7.36%) OO
13 40 (7.18%) Unit Testing
14 37 (6.64%) Mentoring
15 31 (5.57%) BDD
15 31 (5.57%) DevOps
16 29 (5.21%) Requirements Analysis
17 27 (4.85%) Project Management
18 25 (4.49%) Kanban
19 21 (3.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 382 (68.58%) C#
2 274 (49.19%) JavaScript
3 211 (37.88%) SQL
4 149 (26.75%) Java
5 65 (11.67%) PHP
6 62 (11.13%) T-SQL
7 61 (10.95%) VB.NET
8 39 (7.00%) Python
9 35 (6.28%) C++
10 26 (4.67%) C
11 25 (4.49%) Ruby
12 24 (4.31%) Perl
13 21 (3.77%) PHP 5
14 18 (3.23%) VB
15 16 (2.87%) Groovy
16 10 (1.80%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.62%) VB6
18 8 (1.44%) Go
18 8 (1.44%) Scala
18 8 (1.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 80 (14.36%) Degree
2 12 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.08%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.72%) DBS Check
4 4 (0.72%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.59%) QA
2 8 (1.44%) HL7
3 3 (0.54%) SDET
4 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (1.80%) Hyper-V
1 10 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.26%) Docker
3 4 (0.72%) Varnish
4 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.44%) Ansible
2 8 (1.44%) Puppet
3 4 (0.72%) Kibana
3 4 (0.72%) logstash
3 4 (0.72%) Salt
3 4 (0.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 63 (11.31%) Oracle
2 61 (10.95%) Microsoft
3 10 (1.80%) VMware
4 8 (1.44%) Google
5 7 (1.26%) Tableau
6 6 (1.08%) Remedy
6 6 (1.08%) Zend
7 5 (0.90%) IBM
8 4 (0.72%) Cadence
8 4 (0.72%) HP
8 4 (0.72%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.54%) IBM Sterling
10 2 (0.36%) Cisco
10 2 (0.36%) Sencha
11 1 (0.18%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.18%) Kofax
11 1 (0.18%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.18%) Software AG
11 1 (0.18%) Sybase
11 1 (0.18%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000- 50,000, Pension Scheme, Plural Site Login
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000, 4% Pension, Flexible Working / Home Working
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £57000 - £81000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000, 4% Pension, Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £61000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000, 25 Holidays + Bank Holidays, Private Pension Scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £60k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago