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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 70 95 109
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 250 175 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.95% 2.87% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 3.00% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 226 139 169
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,380 £52,500 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
6125 5840 7240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.67% 95.89% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5160 4835 6190
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +9 146 £38,500 +2.66% 26
Cheshire +39 67 £32,500 -7.14% 9
Lancashire +5 24 £45,000 +16.12% 4
Merseyside -22 12 £35,000 - 5
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 371 (69.87%) .NET
2 359 (67.61%) C#
3 290 (54.61%) Agile Software Development
4 268 (50.47%) SQL Server
5 262 (49.34%) JavaScript
6 215 (40.49%) ASP.NET
7 208 (39.17%) SQL
8 204 (38.42%) CSS
9 177 (33.33%) HTML
10 162 (30.51%) MVC
11 155 (29.19%) Software Engineering
12 132 (24.86%) Java
13 101 (19.02%) ASP.NET MVC
14 100 (18.83%) AngularJS
15 98 (18.46%) Finance
16 94 (17.70%) jQuery
17 92 (17.33%) Web Development
18 89 (16.76%) JIRA
19 87 (16.38%) .NET Framework
20 78 (14.69%) TDD
20 78 (14.69%) Degree
21 77 (14.50%) Scrum
22 72 (13.56%) T-SQL
23 71 (13.37%) SDLC
24 69 (12.99%) WCF
24 69 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
25 66 (12.43%) Windows
25 66 (12.43%) HTML5
26 63 (11.86%) Computer Science
26 63 (11.86%) Microsoft

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 (5.84%) Tomcat
2 12 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (2.07%) nginx
4 10 (1.88%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.69%) JBoss
5 9 (1.69%) WordPress
6 8 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.51%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.13%) CMS
7 6 (1.13%) Drupal
7 6 (1.13%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.13%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.94%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.94%) IIS
9 4 (0.75%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.75%) Jetty
9 4 (0.75%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.75%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.56%) Apache
10 3 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) MS Office
2 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 44 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.94%) SaaS
4 4 (0.75%) GitHub
5 2 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.88%) Internet
2 4 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.56%) HTTP
3 3 (0.56%) Intranet
3 3 (0.56%) Network Security
4 2 (0.38%) AMQP
5 1 (0.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (50.47%) SQL Server
2 52 (9.79%) MySQL
3 31 (5.84%) MongoDB
4 29 (5.46%) Big Data
5 25 (4.71%) NoSQL
6 22 (4.14%) Hadoop
7 18 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (2.45%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.88%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.94%) Apache Hive
15 5 (0.94%) RavenDB
15 5 (0.94%) Redis
15 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.75%) Riak
Development Applications
1 89 (16.76%) JIRA
2 69 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 61 (11.49%) Git (software)
4 45 (8.47%) Selenium
5 37 (6.97%) Visual Studio
6 34 (6.40%) Subversion
7 26 (4.90%) NUnit
8 23 (4.33%) Jenkins
9 13 (2.45%) AccuRev
9 13 (2.45%) SpecFlow
10 12 (2.26%) MSTest
11 8 (1.51%) JUnit
12 7 (1.32%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.32%) JMeter
12 7 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.94%) Gradle
14 4 (0.75%) Jasmine
14 4 (0.75%) TestNG
14 4 (0.75%) Vagrant
15 3 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 98 (18.46%) Finance
2 25 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.95%) Games
4 17 (3.20%) Banking
4 17 (3.20%) Retail
5 16 (3.01%) Advertising
6 8 (1.51%) Legal
7 6 (1.13%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.94%) Marketing
9 3 (0.56%) Back Office
9 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.56%) Publishing
10 2 (0.38%) Automotive
10 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.38%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Military
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (69.87%) .NET
2 215 (40.49%) ASP.NET
3 204 (38.42%) CSS
4 177 (33.33%) HTML
5 101 (19.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 100 (18.83%) AngularJS
7 94 (17.70%) jQuery
8 87 (16.38%) .NET Framework
9 69 (12.99%) WCF
10 66 (12.43%) HTML5
11 54 (10.17%) Spring
12 49 (9.23%) XML
13 47 (8.85%) WPF
14 44 (8.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 43 (8.10%) Web Services
16 40 (7.53%) Node.js
17 38 (7.16%) CSS3
17 38 (7.16%) Java EE
18 37 (6.97%) SOAP
19 35 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.86%) Computer Science
2 40 (7.53%) Mathematics
3 38 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.33%) Mobile App
5 22 (4.14%) iPad
6 20 (3.77%) User Experience
7 15 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.13%) Xbox
9 5 (0.94%) NHS
10 4 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.56%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.56%) Kindle
11 3 (0.56%) SCADA
11 3 (0.56%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.38%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.38%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.38%) Fintech
12 2 (0.38%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.38%) PKI
12 2 (0.38%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 66 (12.43%) Windows
2 53 (9.98%) Linux
3 17 (3.20%) Android
4 13 (2.45%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.94%) Unix
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (54.61%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (30.51%) MVC
3 155 (29.19%) Software Engineering
4 92 (17.33%) Web Development
5 78 (14.69%) TDD
6 77 (14.50%) Scrum
7 71 (13.37%) SDLC
8 52 (9.79%) Waterfall
9 47 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (8.66%) E-Commerce
11 39 (7.34%) Mentoring
12 37 (6.97%) BDD
12 37 (6.97%) OO
13 35 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 34 (6.40%) Unit Testing
15 29 (5.46%) Kanban
16 27 (5.08%) DevOps
17 25 (4.71%) Project Management
18 24 (4.52%) Requirements Analysis
19 20 (3.77%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 359 (67.61%) C#
2 262 (49.34%) JavaScript
3 208 (39.17%) SQL
4 132 (24.86%) Java
5 72 (13.56%) T-SQL
6 54 (10.17%) PHP
6 54 (10.17%) VB.NET
7 24 (4.52%) C++
7 24 (4.52%) PHP 5
8 22 (4.14%) C
9 18 (3.39%) Python
10 14 (2.64%) Ruby
10 14 (2.64%) VB
11 13 (2.45%) Perl
12 10 (1.88%) Groovy
13 8 (1.51%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.51%) VB6
13 8 (1.51%) VBA
14 7 (1.32%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 78 (14.69%) Degree
2 8 (1.51%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.75%) DBS Check
4 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) HND
6 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.39%) QA
2 7 (1.32%) HL7
3 2 (0.38%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (0.94%) Docker
2 3 (0.56%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.56%) Varnish
2 3 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.75%) Ansible
2 4 (0.75%) Kibana
2 4 (0.75%) logstash
2 4 (0.75%) Puppet
2 4 (0.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 63 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 57 (10.73%) Oracle
3 7 (1.32%) Tableau
4 6 (1.13%) Zend
5 4 (0.75%) Google
5 4 (0.75%) Remedy
5 4 (0.75%) Sencha
5 4 (0.75%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.56%) IBM
6 3 (0.56%) VMware
7 2 (0.38%) Cadence
7 2 (0.38%) Cisco
7 2 (0.38%) HP
7 2 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.38%) Sybase
8 1 (0.19%) Kofax
8 1 (0.19%) SAP
8 1 (0.19%) Software AG
8 1 (0.19%) Sun
8 1 (0.19%) TOWER Software
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