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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 76 108 59
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 196 169 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.50% 2.63% 4.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 2.71% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 184 142 272
Median salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
5461 6226 6754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.57% 96.81% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4625 5081 5431
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +27 118 £40,000 - 22
Lancashire +24 33 £40,000 +41.59% 5
Cheshire +7 26 £38,000 +8.57% 5
Merseyside +8 17 £37,500 +44.23% 3
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 245 (55.81%) .NET
2 212 (48.29%) Agile Software Development
3 201 (45.79%) C#
4 183 (41.69%) JavaScript
5 165 (37.59%) SQL
6 161 (36.67%) SQL Server
7 155 (35.31%) Java
8 148 (33.71%) HTML
9 131 (29.84%) CSS
10 122 (27.79%) ASP.NET
11 113 (25.74%) Degree
12 98 (22.32%) Software Engineering
13 95 (21.64%) MVC
14 92 (20.96%) jQuery
15 89 (20.27%) PHP
16 74 (16.86%) Computer Science
17 68 (15.49%) Unit Testing
18 66 (15.03%) .NET Framework
19 63 (14.35%) Web Development
20 62 (14.12%) Linux
21 61 (13.90%) Windows
22 60 (13.67%) OO
23 59 (13.44%) Oracle
24 57 (12.98%) HTML5
25 56 (12.76%) Scrum
26 54 (12.30%) C++
26 54 (12.30%) Web Services
27 53 (12.07%) Microsoft
27 53 (12.07%) Git (software)
28 52 (11.85%) Spring

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 15 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
1 15 (3.42%) JBoss
1 15 (3.42%) Tomcat
2 11 (2.51%) WordPress
3 10 (2.28%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.28%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.59%) Apache
5 6 (1.37%) Mule
6 5 (1.14%) CMS
6 5 (1.14%) IIS
6 5 (1.14%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.91%) Drupal
7 4 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.68%) Confluence
9 2 (0.46%) Moodle
9 2 (0.46%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.23%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 26 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.68%) Magento
1 3 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.51%) PaaS
2 11 (2.51%) SaaS
3 8 (1.82%) GitHub
4 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.91%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.42%) Internet
2 10 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (0.91%) SPDY
3 4 (0.91%) VPN
4 3 (0.68%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.46%) 802.11
5 2 (0.46%) HTTP
5 2 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.46%) Wireless
6 1 (0.23%) AMQP
6 1 (0.23%) Intranet
6 1 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.61%) MySQL
3 20 (4.56%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (2.96%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (2.73%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (1.82%) Big Data
8 7 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.14%) DB2
11 4 (0.91%) Couchbase
11 4 (0.91%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.91%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.91%) Hazelcast
12 3 (0.68%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.46%) Redis
13 2 (0.46%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 53 (12.07%) Git (software)
2 50 (11.39%) Visual Studio
3 42 (9.57%) Selenium
4 34 (7.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (5.24%) Jenkins
6 20 (4.56%) Subversion
7 19 (4.33%) NUnit
8 18 (4.10%) Maven
9 16 (3.64%) JIRA
10 14 (3.19%) SpecFlow
11 12 (2.73%) Moq
12 11 (2.51%) MSTest
13 9 (2.05%) Eclipse
14 7 (1.59%) JUnit
15 6 (1.37%) Dreamweaver
16 5 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
17 4 (0.91%) Bitbucket
17 4 (0.91%) GitLab
17 4 (0.91%) Gradle
17 4 (0.91%) Hudson
General
1 37 (8.43%) Finance
2 28 (6.38%) Games
3 25 (5.69%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (2.51%) Back Office
5 11 (2.51%) Banking
5 11 (2.51%) Retail
6 9 (2.05%) Multimedia
7 8 (1.82%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.37%) Marketing
9 5 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.91%) Publishing
11 2 (0.46%) Electronics
11 2 (0.46%) Law
11 2 (0.46%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (55.81%) .NET
2 148 (33.71%) HTML
3 131 (29.84%) CSS
4 122 (27.79%) ASP.NET
5 92 (20.96%) jQuery
6 66 (15.03%) .NET Framework
7 57 (12.98%) HTML5
8 54 (12.30%) Web Services
9 52 (11.85%) Spring
10 51 (11.62%) WCF
11 50 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (10.71%) XML
13 40 (9.11%) Entity Framework
14 36 (8.20%) WinForms
15 35 (7.97%) Java EE
15 35 (7.97%) LINQ
16 33 (7.52%) Node.js
17 32 (7.29%) AngularJS
18 31 (7.06%) CSS3
18 31 (7.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 74 (16.86%) Computer Science
2 40 (9.11%) Mathematics
3 37 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (6.83%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (5.69%) iPad
6 20 (4.56%) User Experience
7 19 (4.33%) Mobile App
8 14 (3.19%) Algorithms
9 13 (2.96%) N-Tier
10 11 (2.51%) Client/Server
11 10 (2.28%) e-Learning
12 9 (2.05%) Physics
13 8 (1.82%) LIMS
13 8 (1.82%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.59%) Online Games
15 6 (1.37%) Learning Management System
16 5 (1.14%) Credit Risk
16 5 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
17 4 (0.91%) Clustering
17 4 (0.91%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 62 (14.12%) Linux
2 61 (13.90%) Windows
3 16 (3.64%) Android
4 12 (2.73%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.51%) Unix
6 6 (1.37%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.46%) CentOS
7 2 (0.46%) OpenWrt
7 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (48.29%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (22.32%) Software Engineering
3 95 (21.64%) MVC
4 68 (15.49%) Unit Testing
5 63 (14.35%) Web Development
6 60 (13.67%) OO
7 56 (12.76%) Scrum
8 47 (10.71%) TDD
9 37 (8.43%) Mentoring
10 36 (8.20%) DevOps
11 35 (7.97%) Open Source
12 31 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
13 28 (6.38%) SOA
14 26 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (5.69%) BDD
16 23 (5.24%) OOD
17 22 (5.01%) SDLC
17 22 (5.01%) UML
18 21 (4.78%) E-Commerce
19 18 (4.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 201 (45.79%) C#
2 183 (41.69%) JavaScript
3 165 (37.59%) SQL
4 155 (35.31%) Java
5 89 (20.27%) PHP
6 54 (12.30%) C++
7 47 (10.71%) C
8 32 (7.29%) T-SQL
9 31 (7.06%) Ruby
10 27 (6.15%) VB.NET
11 15 (3.42%) Python
12 12 (2.73%) VB
13 11 (2.51%) Perl
14 10 (2.28%) Embedded C
15 7 (1.59%) PHP 5
15 7 (1.59%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.37%) Scala
16 6 (1.37%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.37%) VBA
17 5 (1.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 113 (25.74%) Degree
2 11 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.91%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.46%) HND
6 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (2.96%) Docker
2 4 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.46%) Firmware
3 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.91%) Rundeck
3 2 (0.46%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 59 (13.44%) Oracle
2 53 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.51%) IBM
4 9 (2.05%) webMethods
5 5 (1.14%) MuleSoft
5 5 (1.14%) Software AG
5 5 (1.14%) TIBCO
6 4 (0.91%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.91%) Google
6 4 (0.91%) Sencha
6 4 (0.91%) Twitter
6 4 (0.91%) WSO2
7 2 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.46%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.46%) SAP
7 2 (0.46%) VMware
7 2 (0.46%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.23%) Sage
8 1 (0.23%) Sun
8 1 (0.23%) Sybase
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