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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
England / North West
Rank 59 57 76
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 267 236 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.50% 4.18% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.66% 4.33% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 230 213 207
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
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
5734 5447 6783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.58% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4780 4586 5638
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -19 182 £36,000 -20.00% 19
Cheshire +26 50 £35,000 -17.64% 14
Lancashire +6 22 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Merseyside 0 16 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 337 (63.35%) C#
2 328 (61.65%) .NET
3 275 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
4 253 (47.56%) JavaScript
5 213 (40.04%) HTML
6 201 (37.78%) ASP.NET
7 193 (36.28%) SQL
8 192 (36.09%) CSS
9 190 (35.71%) SQL Server
10 160 (30.08%) Java
11 144 (27.07%) MVC
12 133 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 115 (21.62%) jQuery
14 110 (20.68%) HTML5
15 105 (19.74%) AngularJS
16 93 (17.48%) Degree
17 92 (17.29%) MySQL
18 84 (15.79%) Scrum
19 80 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
20 79 (14.85%) Web Development
21 78 (14.66%) Microsoft
22 77 (14.47%) Oracle
23 73 (13.72%) PHP
24 72 (13.53%) Spring
25 69 (12.97%) SDLC
26 65 (12.22%) TDD
27 63 (11.84%) Linux
27 63 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
28 60 (11.28%) VB.NET
29 56 (10.53%) Node.js

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 28 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 27 (5.08%) Apache Spark
3 26 (4.89%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (3.76%) Apache Pig
5 14 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.88%) nginx
7 9 (1.69%) JBoss
8 8 (1.50%) Apache
9 6 (1.13%) WordPress
10 5 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.94%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.75%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.75%) Confluence
11 4 (0.75%) Drupal
11 4 (0.75%) Jetty
11 4 (0.75%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.75%) SilverStripe
11 4 (0.75%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) MS Office
2 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.94%) PlanetPress Connect
2 4 (0.75%) Visualfiles
3 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.56%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.38%) Magento
4 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.57%) SaaS
4 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.32%) HTTP
2 2 (0.38%) Network Security
3 1 (0.19%) Intranet
3 1 (0.19%) Skype
3 1 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 92 (17.29%) MySQL
3 49 (9.21%) Big Data
4 46 (8.65%) Hadoop
5 44 (8.27%) MongoDB
6 27 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 23 (4.32%) NoSQL
8 22 (4.14%) Relational Database
9 20 (3.76%) Apache Hive
10 17 (3.20%) RDBMS
11 15 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (1.13%) RavenDB
16 6 (1.13%) Redis
17 5 (0.94%) GIS
17 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 63 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 53 (9.96%) JIRA
2 53 (9.96%) Visual Studio
3 43 (8.08%) Git (software)
4 31 (5.83%) Selenium
5 20 (3.76%) Subversion
6 18 (3.38%) Jenkins
7 12 (2.26%) JUnit
8 11 (2.07%) NUnit
9 10 (1.88%) AccuRev
10 8 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (1.50%) GoCD
10 8 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (1.32%) Vagrant
12 6 (1.13%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.13%) Hudson
12 6 (1.13%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.13%) MSBuild
12 6 (1.13%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.94%) JMeter
General
1 48 (9.02%) Finance
2 30 (5.64%) Retail
3 23 (4.32%) Advertising
4 22 (4.14%) Banking
5 17 (3.20%) Games
6 15 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.50%) Marketing
8 6 (1.13%) Military
9 5 (0.94%) Legal
9 5 (0.94%) Publishing
10 4 (0.75%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.38%) Automotive
11 2 (0.38%) Billing
11 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Electronics
11 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (61.65%) .NET
2 213 (40.04%) HTML
3 201 (37.78%) ASP.NET
4 192 (36.09%) CSS
5 115 (21.62%) jQuery
6 110 (20.68%) HTML5
7 105 (19.74%) AngularJS
8 80 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 72 (13.53%) Spring
10 56 (10.53%) Node.js
11 52 (9.77%) Java EE
12 48 (9.02%) WCF
13 47 (8.83%) XML
14 46 (8.65%) .NET Framework
15 45 (8.46%) WPF
16 44 (8.27%) Hibernate
17 40 (7.52%) LAMP
18 38 (7.14%) Web Services
19 36 (6.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 34 (6.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.15%) Computer Science
2 41 (7.71%) iPad
3 38 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.51%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.44%) User Experience
6 11 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.88%) PKI
8 6 (1.13%) Blog
8 6 (1.13%) NHS
9 5 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.38%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.38%) Fintech
11 2 (0.38%) SCADA
11 2 (0.38%) VHDL
12 1 (0.19%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.19%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.19%) Life Science
12 1 (0.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (11.84%) Linux
2 51 (9.59%) Windows
3 12 (2.26%) Android
4 9 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.56%) Unix
6 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (27.07%) MVC
3 133 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 84 (15.79%) Scrum
5 79 (14.85%) Web Development
6 69 (12.97%) SDLC
7 65 (12.22%) TDD
8 48 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 41 (7.71%) E-Commerce
10 41 (7.71%) Unit Testing
11 39 (7.33%) OO
12 35 (6.58%) DevOps
13 34 (6.39%) Waterfall
14 33 (6.20%) Mathematics
15 26 (4.89%) Requirements Analysis
16 25 (4.70%) Analytics
16 25 (4.70%) BDD
16 25 (4.70%) Mentoring
17 23 (4.32%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 337 (63.35%) C#
2 253 (47.56%) JavaScript
3 193 (36.28%) SQL
4 160 (30.08%) Java
5 73 (13.72%) PHP
6 60 (11.28%) VB.NET
7 52 (9.77%) Python
8 43 (8.08%) C++
9 39 (7.33%) T-SQL
10 38 (7.14%) Ruby
11 33 (6.20%) C
12 32 (6.02%) Perl
13 23 (4.32%) VB
14 18 (3.38%) Groovy
15 16 (3.01%) PHP 5
16 13 (2.44%) VB6
17 12 (2.26%) Scala
18 11 (2.07%) Go
18 11 (2.07%) PowerShell
19 10 (1.88%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 93 (17.48%) Degree
2 17 (3.20%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.88%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.56%) DBS Check
4 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.38%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.38%) HNC
6 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.76%) QA
2 9 (1.69%) HL7
3 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.38%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (3.01%) Hyper-V
1 16 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.50%) Docker
3 6 (1.13%) Varnish
4 2 (0.38%) Firmware
5 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.88%) Ansible
2 10 (1.88%) Puppet
3 8 (1.50%) Terraform
4 4 (0.75%) Kibana
4 4 (0.75%) logstash
4 4 (0.75%) Salt
5 2 (0.38%) Packer
Vendors
1 78 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 77 (14.47%) Oracle
3 16 (3.01%) VMware
4 13 (2.44%) Google
5 7 (1.32%) Tableau
5 7 (1.32%) Zend
6 6 (1.13%) Remedy
7 5 (0.94%) IBM
8 4 (0.75%) Cadence
8 4 (0.75%) HP
9 3 (0.56%) IBM Sterling
9 3 (0.56%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.38%) SAP
10 2 (0.38%) Xilinx
11 1 (0.19%) Castleton
11 1 (0.19%) Kofax
11 1 (0.19%) Software AG
11 1 (0.19%) Sybase
11 1 (0.19%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.19%) Twitter
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