The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 7 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 4 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 9.52% 34.09% 5.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.52% 34.09% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 2
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Developer
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Rochdale 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
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42 44 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 100.00% 100.00% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 41 44 36
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £40,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Rochdale region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Developer
Salary Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Rochdale region.

Developer Salary Trend in Rochdale

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Rochdale region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 11 (84.62%) WCF
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 10 (76.92%) WF
3 10 (76.92%) Selenium
3 10 (76.92%) LINQ
3 10 (76.92%) jQuery
3 10 (76.92%) Kanban
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (76.92%) MSTest
3 10 (76.92%) Entity Framework
3 10 (76.92%) SpecFlow
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (76.92%) DevOps
3 10 (76.92%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (76.92%) Internet
3 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (76.92%) TDD
3 10 (76.92%) Pair Programming
3 10 (76.92%) MVC
3 10 (76.92%) Workflow
3 10 (76.92%) Scrum

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Rochdale region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MSTest
1 10 (76.92%) Selenium
1 10 (76.92%) SpecFlow
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) WCF
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (76.92%) Entity Framework
3 10 (76.92%) jQuery
3 10 (76.92%) LINQ
3 10 (76.92%) WF
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Android
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Continuous Delivery
1 10 (76.92%) DevOps
1 10 (76.92%) Kanban
1 10 (76.92%) MVC
1 10 (76.92%) Pair Programming
1 10 (76.92%) Scrum
1 10 (76.92%) TDD
1 10 (76.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) VB
3 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
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