The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 48 72 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 25.00% 44.72% 53.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.67% 47.06% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 67 85
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £45,000 £40,000
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 Stockport 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
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
187 153 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 97.40% 95.03% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 184 145 149
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Developer
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Developer Salary Trend in Stockport

Developer
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Stockport

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 82 (70.09%) .NET
2 80 (68.38%) C#
3 71 (60.68%) HTML
3 71 (60.68%) ASP.NET
4 67 (57.26%) JavaScript
5 61 (52.14%) CSS
6 55 (47.01%) SQL Server
7 54 (46.15%) MVC
7 54 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (41.03%) SQL
9 38 (32.48%) Microsoft
10 37 (31.62%) jQuery
11 35 (29.91%) Umbraco
11 35 (29.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (27.35%) Scrum
13 31 (26.50%) IIS
14 29 (24.79%) TDD
14 29 (24.79%) Git (software)
15 27 (23.08%) Web Services
16 26 (22.22%) XML
17 24 (20.51%) Windows
18 21 (17.95%) OO
19 19 (16.24%) OOP
19 19 (16.24%) VB.NET
19 19 (16.24%) WCF
20 18 (15.38%) MySQL
21 17 (14.53%) VB
21 17 (14.53%) Razor View Engine
22 16 (13.68%) HTML5
22 16 (13.68%) XHTML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 35 (29.91%) Umbraco
2 31 (26.50%) IIS
3 15 (12.82%) CMS
4 9 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (7.69%) Sitefinity
5 7 (5.98%) GlassFish
5 7 (5.98%) WebLogic
5 7 (5.98%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.56%) WordPress
7 2 (1.71%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.71%) Drupal
7 2 (1.71%) Apache
8 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.42%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) Intranet
2 3 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (47.01%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.38%) MySQL
3 7 (5.98%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Power View
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.71%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (24.79%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 9 (7.69%) Ant
3 9 (7.69%) JUnit
3 9 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.27%) MSTest
4 5 (4.27%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (4.27%) Moq
4 5 (4.27%) NUnit
5 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 10 (8.55%) Back Office
2 9 (7.69%) Retail
3 5 (4.27%) Finance
4 1 (0.85%) Law
4 1 (0.85%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (70.09%) .NET
2 71 (60.68%) HTML
2 71 (60.68%) ASP.NET
3 61 (52.14%) CSS
4 37 (31.62%) jQuery
5 35 (29.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (23.08%) Web Services
7 26 (22.22%) XML
8 19 (16.24%) WCF
9 17 (14.53%) Razor View Engine
10 16 (13.68%) HTML5
10 16 (13.68%) XHTML
11 15 (12.82%) Ajax
12 12 (10.26%) .NET Framework
12 12 (10.26%) WPF
13 11 (9.40%) LINQ
13 11 (9.40%) Entity Framework
13 11 (9.40%) SOAP
14 10 (8.55%) JMS
14 10 (8.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.84%) User Experience
3 5 (4.27%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.71%) Social Media
4 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.51%) Windows
2 12 (10.26%) Android
3 10 (8.55%) Linux
4 8 (6.84%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.15%) MVC
1 54 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.35%) Scrum
3 29 (24.79%) TDD
4 21 (17.95%) OO
5 19 (16.24%) OOP
6 13 (11.11%) People Management
7 12 (10.26%) Open Source
8 11 (9.40%) E-Commerce
8 11 (9.40%) Content Management
9 10 (8.55%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.69%) Coaching
10 9 (7.69%) Pair Programming
10 9 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 8 (6.84%) Web Development
12 7 (5.98%) Android Development
12 7 (5.98%) iOS Development
13 6 (5.13%) Kanban
13 6 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (5.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (68.38%) C#
2 67 (57.26%) JavaScript
3 48 (41.03%) SQL
4 19 (16.24%) VB.NET
5 17 (14.53%) VB
6 14 (11.97%) Java
7 11 (9.40%) Ruby
8 7 (5.98%) C++
9 6 (5.13%) PHP
10 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.71%) PHP4
10 2 (1.71%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.85%) VB6
11 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) MCP
1 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 38 (32.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.82%) Sitecore
3 8 (6.84%) Oracle
4 4 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.71%) Facebook
5 2 (1.71%) Twitter
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