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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 68 100 63
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 224 189 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.84% 2.87% 3.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.93% 2.96% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 209 160 248
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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
5703 6379 6804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.72% 96.86% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4790 5196 5443
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +18 138 £40,000 +1.91% 23
Cheshire +25 33 £42,500 +21.42% 9
Lancashire +27 32 £41,250 +34.14% 1
Merseyside -1 19 £37,750 +25.83% 5
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 273 (58.71%) .NET
2 227 (48.82%) C#
3 222 (47.74%) Agile Software Development
4 197 (42.37%) JavaScript
5 190 (40.86%) SQL Server
6 176 (37.85%) SQL
7 152 (32.69%) Java
8 147 (31.61%) HTML
9 144 (30.97%) CSS
10 135 (29.03%) ASP.NET
11 109 (23.44%) Software Engineering
12 107 (23.01%) MVC
13 106 (22.80%) Degree
14 96 (20.65%) jQuery
15 94 (20.22%) PHP
16 73 (15.70%) Computer Science
17 69 (14.84%) .NET Framework
18 66 (14.19%) Web Development
19 62 (13.33%) Microsoft
19 62 (13.33%) Unit Testing
20 61 (13.12%) Linux
21 60 (12.90%) Windows
22 59 (12.69%) OO
22 59 (12.69%) Oracle
22 59 (12.69%) ASP.NET MVC
22 59 (12.69%) HTML5
23 51 (10.97%) Visual Studio
23 51 (10.97%) Git (software)
24 50 (10.75%) TDD
24 50 (10.75%) Scrum

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 19 (4.09%) Tomcat
2 15 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (2.80%) JBoss
3 13 (2.80%) WordPress
4 10 (2.15%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.72%) IIS
5 8 (1.72%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.51%) Drupal
7 4 (0.86%) CMS
7 4 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.86%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.65%) Apache
8 3 (0.65%) Confluence
8 3 (0.65%) Mule
9 2 (0.43%) Moodle
9 2 (0.43%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.22%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.22%) nginx
10 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Magento
1 3 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.08%) GitHub
3 5 (1.08%) PaaS
3 5 (1.08%) SaaS
4 3 (0.65%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.66%) Internet
2 12 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (0.86%) VPN
4 3 (0.65%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.43%) 802.11
5 2 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.43%) Wireless
6 1 (0.22%) AMQP
6 1 (0.22%) HTTP
6 1 (0.22%) Intranet
6 1 (0.22%) Skype
6 1 (0.22%) SPDY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (40.86%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.67%) MySQL
3 21 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (4.30%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (2.37%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.72%) Big Data
7 8 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.86%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.86%) DB2
9 4 (0.86%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.86%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.43%) Redis
11 1 (0.22%) Informix
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 51 (10.97%) Git (software)
1 51 (10.97%) Visual Studio
2 44 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (9.25%) Selenium
4 24 (5.16%) JIRA
5 22 (4.73%) Subversion
6 21 (4.52%) Jenkins
7 17 (3.66%) SpecFlow
8 15 (3.23%) NUnit
9 13 (2.80%) MSTest
10 12 (2.58%) Maven
11 9 (1.94%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.51%) JUnit
12 7 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (1.29%) Dreamweaver
13 6 (1.29%) Moq
14 5 (1.08%) Gradle
15 4 (0.86%) AccuRev
15 4 (0.86%) Bitbucket
15 4 (0.86%) GitLab
General
1 47 (10.11%) Finance
2 28 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.81%) Games
4 12 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (2.37%) Back Office
5 11 (2.37%) Retail
6 10 (2.15%) Aerospace
7 9 (1.94%) Banking
7 9 (1.94%) Multimedia
8 7 (1.51%) Publishing
9 6 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.29%) Marketing
10 2 (0.43%) Electronics
10 2 (0.43%) Law
10 2 (0.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (58.71%) .NET
2 147 (31.61%) HTML
3 144 (30.97%) CSS
4 135 (29.03%) ASP.NET
5 96 (20.65%) jQuery
6 69 (14.84%) .NET Framework
7 59 (12.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 59 (12.69%) HTML5
8 49 (10.54%) Spring
8 49 (10.54%) WCF
8 49 (10.54%) Web Services
9 41 (8.82%) Node.js
9 41 (8.82%) XML
10 40 (8.60%) Entity Framework
11 37 (7.96%) Java EE
11 37 (7.96%) WinForms
12 36 (7.74%) AngularJS
13 34 (7.31%) CSS3
14 31 (6.67%) LINQ
15 30 (6.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 73 (15.70%) Computer Science
2 41 (8.82%) Mathematics
3 38 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (5.38%) iPad
6 23 (4.95%) User Experience
7 20 (4.30%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.80%) N-Tier
9 11 (2.37%) Client/Server
10 10 (2.15%) e-Learning
11 9 (1.94%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.72%) LIMS
13 7 (1.51%) Online Games
14 6 (1.29%) Learning Management System
14 6 (1.29%) Management Information System
15 5 (1.08%) Clustering
15 5 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
15 5 (1.08%) Data Integration
15 5 (1.08%) Physics
15 5 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (13.12%) Linux
2 60 (12.90%) Windows
3 19 (4.09%) Android
4 15 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.94%) Unix
6 6 (1.29%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.43%) CentOS
7 2 (0.43%) OpenWrt
7 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (47.74%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (23.44%) Software Engineering
3 107 (23.01%) MVC
4 66 (14.19%) Web Development
5 62 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 59 (12.69%) OO
7 50 (10.75%) Scrum
7 50 (10.75%) TDD
8 38 (8.17%) DevOps
9 35 (7.53%) Mentoring
10 33 (7.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 32 (6.88%) Open Source
12 30 (6.45%) SDLC
13 29 (6.24%) BDD
14 27 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (5.38%) E-Commerce
16 22 (4.73%) Project Management
17 21 (4.52%) UML
17 21 (4.52%) Waterfall
18 20 (4.30%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 227 (48.82%) C#
2 197 (42.37%) JavaScript
3 176 (37.85%) SQL
4 152 (32.69%) Java
5 94 (20.22%) PHP
6 49 (10.54%) C
6 49 (10.54%) C++
7 45 (9.68%) T-SQL
8 33 (7.10%) VB.NET
9 31 (6.67%) Ruby
10 16 (3.44%) Python
11 12 (2.58%) Embedded C
11 12 (2.58%) VB
12 10 (2.15%) Perl
13 9 (1.94%) PHP 5
14 6 (1.29%) Scala
14 6 (1.29%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.29%) VBA
15 5 (1.08%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 106 (22.80%) Degree
2 9 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.86%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.65%) HND
6 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.80%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.15%) Docker
2 7 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.86%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 62 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 59 (12.69%) Oracle
3 9 (1.94%) IBM
4 7 (1.51%) Sencha
5 5 (1.08%) webMethods
6 4 (0.86%) MuleSoft
6 4 (0.86%) Software AG
6 4 (0.86%) TIBCO
6 4 (0.86%) Twitter
7 2 (0.43%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.43%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.43%) SAP
8 1 (0.22%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.22%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.22%) Google
8 1 (0.22%) Progress
8 1 (0.22%) Sun
8 1 (0.22%) Sybase
8 1 (0.22%) Telerik
8 1 (0.22%) WSO2
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000, 10% Bonus, 5% Pension, Free Gym, Health cover
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Church International Ltd.
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £19000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Recann
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 + Benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-60,000 + 10% bonus, 5% pension, free gym membership
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago