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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 8 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 13 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 27.08% 25.00% 19.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.23% 26.09% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 13
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £33,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -
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
43 23 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 89.58% 95.83% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 72
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,775 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £44,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Rochdale

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Rochdale region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 14 (77.78%) .NET
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
1 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET
1 14 (77.78%) CSS
1 14 (77.78%) C#
1 14 (77.78%) HTML
1 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 14 (77.78%) MS Excel
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 14 (77.78%) Internet
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (77.78%) Marketing
2 12 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (66.67%) Billing
2 12 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 12 (66.67%) Time Management
2 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (66.67%) MSTest
2 12 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 12 (66.67%) TDD
2 12 (66.67%) OOD
2 12 (66.67%) UML
2 12 (66.67%) OO
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) SOAP
3 10 (55.56%) Web Services
3 10 (55.56%) Pair Programming
3 10 (55.56%) NUnit
3 10 (55.56%) SpecFlow

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 14 (77.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) MSTest
2 10 (55.56%) SpecFlow
2 10 (55.56%) NUnit
2 10 (55.56%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (77.78%) Marketing
2 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (66.67%) Billing
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) HTML
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
1 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET
1 14 (77.78%) CSS
2 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 10 (55.56%) LINQ to SQL
3 10 (55.56%) REST
3 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (55.56%) SOAP
3 10 (55.56%) Web Services
3 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
3 10 (55.56%) WCF
3 10 (55.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) TDD
2 12 (66.67%) UML
2 12 (66.67%) OO
2 12 (66.67%) OOD
2 12 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 12 (66.67%) Time Management
2 12 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 10 (55.56%) BDD
3 10 (55.56%) OWASP
3 10 (55.56%) Pair Programming
4 2 (11.11%) Content Management
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
1 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
1 2 (11.11%) MCSD
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft