The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Salford 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 10 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 12 37 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 16.67% 43.02% 34.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.14% 46.25% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 37 27
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,400 £41,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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 Salford 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
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
70 80 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 97.22% 93.02% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 67 65 64
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Developer
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Developer Salary Trend in Salford

Developer
Salary Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Salford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Salford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 24 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 19 (55.88%) HTML
3 17 (50.00%) Java
4 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (38.24%) .NET
6 12 (35.29%) MVC
6 12 (35.29%) jQuery
7 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
7 11 (32.35%) AngularJS
7 11 (32.35%) Scrum
7 11 (32.35%) PHP
8 10 (29.41%) CSS
8 10 (29.41%) HTML5
8 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
8 10 (29.41%) React
9 9 (26.47%) Web Development
9 9 (26.47%) Grails
9 9 (26.47%) XML
9 9 (26.47%) Linux
10 8 (23.53%) C#
10 8 (23.53%) TDD
11 7 (20.59%) Maven
11 7 (20.59%) SQL
11 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (20.59%) CSS3
11 7 (20.59%) SDLC
12 6 (17.65%) User Experience
12 6 (17.65%) MySQL
13 5 (14.71%) OOP
13 5 (14.71%) OO

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 4 (11.76%) WordPress
2 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.88%) Joomla!
2 2 (5.88%) Drupal
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Maven
2 5 (14.71%) NUnit
3 4 (11.76%) TeamCity
3 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.76%) Moq
4 3 (8.82%) Gradle
4 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.82%) CruiseControl
5 2 (5.88%) Ant
5 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.94%) Hudson
6 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (8.82%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) HTML
2 13 (38.24%) .NET
3 12 (35.29%) jQuery
4 11 (32.35%) AngularJS
5 10 (29.41%) React
5 10 (29.41%) HTML5
5 10 (29.41%) CSS
6 9 (26.47%) XML
6 9 (26.47%) Grails
7 7 (20.59%) CSS3
8 5 (14.71%) NHibernate
9 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
9 4 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (11.76%) Castle Windsor
9 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (11.76%) JSON
10 3 (8.82%) Fluent NHibernate
10 3 (8.82%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (8.82%) Sass
10 3 (8.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.65%) User Experience
3 4 (11.76%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) HPUX
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) MVC
3 11 (32.35%) Scrum
4 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 9 (26.47%) Web Development
6 8 (23.53%) TDD
7 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (20.59%) SDLC
8 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
8 5 (14.71%) OOP
8 5 (14.71%) OO
9 4 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (8.82%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (8.82%) DevOps
10 3 (8.82%) Line Management
10 3 (8.82%) Change Control
11 2 (5.88%) Open Source
11 2 (5.88%) BDD
11 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 17 (50.00%) Java
3 11 (32.35%) PHP
4 8 (23.53%) C#
5 7 (20.59%) SQL
6 4 (11.76%) C++
6 4 (11.76%) C
6 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 4 (11.76%) Perl
7 3 (8.82%) F#
8 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Google
3 2 (5.88%) Apple
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
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