Period
to

The median annual salary for a Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 28 May 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,326 1,110 1,387
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 23.19% 27.75% 34.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.50% 29.26% 36.43%
Number of salaries quoted 991 983 1,226
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £44,125 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £72,500 £59,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £64,375
North West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 5,413 3,793 3,807
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 94.83% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,539 3,228 3,123
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,140 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £71,250
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Manchester

Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in Manchester.

Salary trend for Developer in Manchester

Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in Manchester over the 6 months to 28 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Developer in Manchester

Developer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 28 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Salford -1 22 £47,500 +31.03% 3
Stockport -8 12 £52,500 -8.70% 4
Cheadle +4 8 £55,000 +15.79% 5
Oldham -7 8 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Bolton -16 8 £45,000 - 3
Bury -6 6 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Sale - 5 - - 2
Altrincham -11 4 £41,250 +13.79% 1
Wigan -4 3 £35,500 -20.22% 5
Rochdale -6 3 £44,833 +31.86%
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, Developer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 647 (48.79%) Agile
2 571 (43.06%) JavaScript
3 411 (31.00%) SQL
4 376 (28.36%) .NET
5 356 (26.85%) C#
6 354 (26.70%) React
7 314 (23.68%) CSS
8 312 (23.53%) HTML
9 311 (23.45%) Java
10 307 (23.15%) Full Stack Development
11 287 (21.64%) AWS
12 285 (21.49%) DevOps
13 282 (21.27%) AngularJS
14 254 (19.16%) Azure
15 238 (17.95%) Docker
16 232 (17.50%) TDD
16 232 (17.50%) Software Engineering
17 220 (16.59%) CI/CD
18 210 (15.84%) Git (software)
19 207 (15.61%) Kubernetes
20 194 (14.63%) Finance
21 183 (13.80%) PHP
22 180 (13.57%) .NET Core
23 176 (13.27%) Greenfield Project
24 175 (13.20%) Python
24 175 (13.20%) Web Development
25 173 (13.05%) Node.js
26 170 (12.82%) Microsoft
26 170 (12.82%) Microservices
27 166 (12.52%) Front End Development

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (1.66%) nginx
1 22 (1.66%) WordPress
2 19 (1.43%) CMS
3 18 (1.36%) Apache Solr
4 12 (0.90%) Apache
5 9 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
5 9 (0.68%) JBoss
5 9 (0.68%) SAS
5 9 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.53%) IIS
6 7 (0.53%) Umbraco
7 6 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.38%) Confluence
9 4 (0.30%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.30%) Jetty
9 4 (0.30%) Sitefinity
9 4 (0.30%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.23%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.15%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.23%) Sketch
4 2 (0.15%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.15%) Camtasia
4 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.15%) GIMP
4 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.15%) Pixelmator
5 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.75%) Magento
2 8 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.38%) Shopify
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.23%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.15%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.15%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 287 (21.64%) AWS
2 254 (19.16%) Azure
3 95 (7.16%) SaaS
4 64 (4.83%) Serverless
5 57 (4.30%) GitHub
6 46 (3.47%) Power Platform
7 34 (2.56%) GCP
8 29 (2.19%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 27 (2.04%) npm
10 26 (1.96%) Azure Functions
11 25 (1.89%) Azure Logic Apps
11 25 (1.89%) Azure Pipelines
12 22 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
13 20 (1.51%) GitHub Actions
14 18 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
16 13 (0.98%) Amazon S3
16 13 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
17 12 (0.90%) PaaS
18 9 (0.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 80 (6.03%) HTTP
2 22 (1.66%) Internet
3 5 (0.38%) SSL
3 5 (0.38%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.38%) VPN
4 4 (0.30%) AMQP
5 3 (0.23%) DNS
6 2 (0.15%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.075%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.075%) LoRaWAN
7 1 (0.075%) MQTT
7 1 (0.075%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 106 (7.99%) MySQL
3 88 (6.64%) PostgreSQL
4 80 (6.03%) NoSQL
5 59 (4.45%) Relational Database
6 44 (3.32%) Big Data
7 42 (3.17%) Power BI
8 36 (2.71%) Redis
9 33 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
10 31 (2.34%) MongoDB
11 27 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (1.96%) RDBMS
12 26 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
16 11 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 10 (0.75%) OLTP
17 10 (0.75%) QlikView
18 9 (0.68%) LogicBlox
Development Applications
1 210 (15.84%) Git (software)
2 56 (4.22%) Jenkins
3 50 (3.77%) JIRA
4 38 (2.87%) GitLab
5 29 (2.19%) Maven
6 28 (2.11%) PHPUnit
7 21 (1.58%) Cypress.io
8 20 (1.51%) Gradle
9 19 (1.43%) Visual Studio
10 17 (1.28%) Vagrant
11 13 (0.98%) Selenium
12 12 (0.90%) Bitbucket
12 12 (0.90%) JUnit
13 10 (0.75%) Mercurial
13 10 (0.75%) Storybook
14 9 (0.68%) Mockito
15 8 (0.60%) Jasmine
15 8 (0.60%) Subversion
15 8 (0.60%) TestRail
15 8 (0.60%) webpack
General
1 194 (14.63%) Finance
2 131 (9.88%) Social Skills
3 88 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
4 86 (6.49%) Games
5 78 (5.88%) Public Sector
6 68 (5.13%) Retail
7 65 (4.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 39 (2.94%) Manufacturing
9 35 (2.64%) Legal
10 31 (2.34%) French Language
11 26 (1.96%) Banking
12 24 (1.81%) Law
13 20 (1.51%) Marketing
14 19 (1.43%) Telecoms
15 17 (1.28%) Electronics
16 16 (1.21%) Publishing
17 13 (0.98%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.98%) Fire and Rescue
17 13 (0.98%) Police
18 11 (0.83%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (28.36%) .NET
2 354 (26.70%) React
3 314 (23.68%) CSS
4 312 (23.53%) HTML
5 282 (21.27%) AngularJS
6 180 (13.57%) .NET Core
7 173 (13.05%) Node.js
8 130 (9.80%) RESTful
9 124 (9.35%) Laravel
10 119 (8.97%) REST
10 119 (8.97%) Spring
11 104 (7.84%) Vue.js
12 102 (7.69%) jQuery
13 101 (7.62%) HTML5
14 82 (6.18%) Web Services
15 79 (5.96%) Kafka
16 69 (5.20%) .NET Framework
16 69 (5.20%) ASP.NET
17 68 (5.13%) JSON
17 68 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 176 (13.27%) Greenfield Project
2 116 (8.75%) User Experience
3 54 (4.07%) Virtual Team
4 49 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 46 (3.47%) Mobile App
6 39 (2.94%) Cloud Native
7 38 (2.87%) Data Structures
8 34 (2.56%) Blog
9 30 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
9 30 (2.26%) Mobile Payment
10 21 (1.58%) Social Media
11 18 (1.36%) NHS
12 15 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.06%) Algorithms
14 11 (0.83%) Legacy Code
15 10 (0.75%) Smart Home
15 10 (0.75%) Tandem
16 9 (0.68%) Wiki
17 8 (0.60%) Client/Server
17 8 (0.60%) Sports Betting
Operating Systems
1 96 (7.24%) Linux
2 62 (4.68%) Apple iOS
3 51 (3.85%) Android
4 35 (2.64%) Windows
5 12 (0.90%) Unix
6 7 (0.53%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.075%) CentOS
9 1 (0.075%) Fedora
9 1 (0.075%) VME
9 1 (0.075%) VMS
9 1 (0.075%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (48.79%) Agile
2 307 (23.15%) Full Stack Development
3 285 (21.49%) DevOps
4 232 (17.50%) Software Engineering
4 232 (17.50%) TDD
5 220 (16.59%) CI/CD
6 175 (13.20%) Web Development
7 170 (12.82%) Microservices
8 166 (12.52%) Front End Development
9 159 (11.99%) Test Automation
10 157 (11.84%) Mentoring
11 152 (11.46%) MVC
12 141 (10.63%) Scrum
13 135 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
14 112 (8.45%) SDLC
15 101 (7.62%) Analytics
16 93 (7.01%) Coaching
17 84 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
18 76 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
18 76 (5.73%) OO
Programming Languages
1 571 (43.06%) JavaScript
2 411 (31.00%) SQL
3 356 (26.85%) C#
4 311 (23.45%) Java
5 183 (13.80%) PHP
6 175 (13.20%) Python
7 153 (11.54%) TypeScript
8 121 (9.13%) Go
9 92 (6.94%) T-SQL
10 69 (5.20%) Ruby
11 41 (3.09%) C++
11 41 (3.09%) Kotlin
12 39 (2.94%) VB
13 37 (2.79%) Apple Swift
14 34 (2.56%) Tcl
15 23 (1.73%) PowerShell
16 22 (1.66%) VB.NET
17 17 (1.28%) ES6
18 13 (0.98%) Objective-C
19 11 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (6.71%) Degree
2 45 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 38 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 31 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (1.28%) CIW
6 17 (1.28%) OCA
6 17 (1.28%) OCP
6 17 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (0.75%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.45%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.45%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.075%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.075%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.075%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.34%) QA
2 27 (2.04%) Accessibility
3 22 (1.66%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.30%) WCAG
5 1 (0.075%) GDPR
5 1 (0.075%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.075%) PMO
5 1 (0.075%) SLA
System Software
1 238 (17.95%) Docker
2 2 (0.15%) Ceph
2 2 (0.15%) Lustre
3 1 (0.075%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.075%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 207 (15.61%) Kubernetes
2 22 (1.66%) Terraform
3 10 (0.75%) Ansible
3 10 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.68%) Plesk
5 5 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (0.30%) Packer
7 3 (0.23%) Puppet
8 2 (0.15%) Mesos
9 1 (0.075%) Kibana
Vendors
1 170 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 55 (4.15%) Oracle
3 38 (2.87%) Google
4 29 (2.19%) SAP
5 21 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (1.28%) Twitter
7 11 (0.83%) NEC
7 11 (0.83%) Northgate
8 10 (0.75%) ServiceNow
9 8 (0.60%) Sophos
9 8 (0.60%) Zend
10 5 (0.38%) Syncsort
11 4 (0.30%) Adobe
11 4 (0.30%) Apple
11 4 (0.30%) Dell
11 4 (0.30%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.23%) Informatica
12 3 (0.23%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.23%) Pardot
12 3 (0.23%) Progress