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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 8 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 9 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 22.50% 19.44% 22.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.71% 21.88% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 9
Average salary £45,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £30,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £32,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
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
35 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 87.50% 88.89% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35 32 39
Average salary £43,000 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.85% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £37,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 February 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 10 (76.92%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) jQuery
5 7 (53.85%) TDD
5 7 (53.85%) Selenium
5 7 (53.85%) WCF
5 7 (53.85%) LINQ
5 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) Internet
5 7 (53.85%) Scrum
5 7 (53.85%) Kanban
6 6 (46.15%) MVC
7 5 (38.46%) OO
7 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 5 (38.46%) Intranet
8 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 4 (30.77%) WF
8 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
8 4 (30.77%) MSTest
8 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
8 4 (30.77%) Windows
8 4 (30.77%) Workflow
8 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) CMS
2 2 (15.38%) Umbraco
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Internet
2 5 (38.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) MSTest
2 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
3 3 (23.08%) NUnit
3 3 (23.08%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (23.08%) Advertising
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 10 (76.92%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (61.54%) jQuery
4 7 (53.85%) LINQ
4 7 (53.85%) WCF
5 4 (30.77%) WF
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (23.08%) Lucene.Net
6 3 (23.08%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (23.08%) CSS3
6 3 (23.08%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
6 3 (23.08%) Lucene
7 1 (7.69%) Ajax
7 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Kanban
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 5 (38.46%) OO
5 4 (30.77%) Workflow
5 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) Web Application Development
6 3 (23.08%) Web Development
6 3 (23.08%) Email Marketing
6 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum-ban
6 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 2 (15.38%) OOD
7 2 (15.38%) RUP
7 2 (15.38%) UML
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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