Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2,627 3,008 2,269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.03% 36.61% 31.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.26% 37.52% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,278 2,670 2,074
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,825
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.00%

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 7,051 8,017 6,946
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 97.58% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5,907 6,769 5,874
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,589
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Manchester

Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Developer in Manchester

Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Stockport 0 146 £42,500 - 25
Bolton 0 69 £37,500 +7.14% 14
Altrincham 0 60 £45,000 +24.14% 27
Bury 0 55 £32,500 -9.72% 6
Salford +1 46 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Wigan 0 43 £40,000 - 7
Cheadle +2 33 £40,000 - 9
Rochdale +20 23 £48,750 -2.50% 5
Sale +1 18 £42,500 +41.67% 5
Oldham -2 16 £25,000 -28.57% 4
Ashton-under-Lyne - 10 £35,000 - 2
Heywood 0 3 £28,500 +46.15% 1
Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, Developer job roles required the following IT 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 1,262 (48.04%) JavaScript
2 1,208 (45.98%) Agile Software Development
3 1,045 (39.78%) HTML
4 1,037 (39.47%) C#
5 990 (37.69%) CSS
6 975 (37.11%) .NET
7 830 (31.59%) MVC
8 697 (26.53%) AngularJS
9 650 (24.74%) SQL
10 620 (23.60%) SQL Server
11 581 (22.12%) Java
12 563 (21.43%) PHP
13 545 (20.75%) TDD
14 538 (20.48%) ASP.NET
15 452 (17.21%) MySQL
15 452 (17.21%) Git (software)
16 432 (16.44%) React
17 421 (16.03%) Finance
18 409 (15.57%) RESTful
19 392 (14.92%) Web Development
20 376 (14.31%) Scrum
21 352 (13.40%) HTML5
21 352 (13.40%) Front End Development
22 349 (13.29%) Node.js
23 341 (12.98%) jQuery
24 333 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
25 326 (12.41%) Microsoft
26 320 (12.18%) Web Services
27 312 (11.88%) OO
28 283 (10.77%) Software Engineering

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 99 (3.77%) Apache
2 91 (3.46%) CMS
3 84 (3.20%) WordPress
4 64 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
5 41 (1.56%) nginx
6 40 (1.52%) IIS
7 37 (1.41%) Umbraco
8 35 (1.33%) Drupal
9 30 (1.14%) Tomcat
10 28 (1.07%) Confluence
11 27 (1.03%) SharePoint
12 21 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
13 17 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
14 16 (0.61%) Apache Spark
15 15 (0.57%) WebSphere
16 12 (0.46%) Apache Pig
17 11 (0.42%) EPiServer
18 10 (0.38%) JBoss
19 7 (0.27%) ExpressionEngine
20 5 (0.19%) Tornado
Applications
1 31 (1.18%) Photoshop
2 22 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.27%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.19%) GIMP
7 3 (0.11%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.076%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 83 (3.16%) Magento
2 30 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.61%) Elite 3E
5 14 (0.53%) Workfront
6 6 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
6 6 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.19%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.19%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.19%) SAP PP
7 5 (0.19%) SAP QM
7 5 (0.19%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.11%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.11%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.076%) Shopify
10 1 (0.038%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 253 (9.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 236 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (2.59%) SaaS
4 55 (2.09%) GitHub
5 42 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 42 (1.60%) npm
6 38 (1.45%) Google Play
7 32 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
8 18 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (0.65%) Firebase
10 15 (0.57%) Twilio
11 14 (0.53%) PaaS
12 11 (0.42%) Google App Engine
12 11 (0.42%) Serverless
13 9 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (0.34%) Google Analytics
14 7 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 7 (0.27%) NuGet
15 6 (0.23%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.21%) Internet
2 39 (1.48%) HTTP
3 22 (0.84%) Intranet
4 20 (0.76%) SSL
5 17 (0.65%) Broadband
6 9 (0.34%) SMS
6 9 (0.34%) WAN
7 8 (0.30%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.27%) Skype
9 6 (0.23%) Bluetooth
9 6 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
10 5 (0.19%) RTP
11 3 (0.11%) AMQP
12 2 (0.076%) LAN
13 1 (0.038%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.038%) IPv6
13 1 (0.038%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 620 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 452 (17.21%) MySQL
3 188 (7.16%) MongoDB
4 164 (6.24%) SQL Server 2016
5 125 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 113 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 103 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 80 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
9 78 (2.97%) Relational Database
10 60 (2.28%) Big Data
11 52 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
12 43 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 41 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
14 40 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 33 (1.26%) Redis
16 32 (1.22%) RDBMS
17 30 (1.14%) RavenDB
18 28 (1.07%) Power BI
19 27 (1.03%) Blockchain
20 25 (0.95%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 452 (17.21%) Git (software)
2 122 (4.64%) JIRA
3 111 (4.23%) Grunt
4 110 (4.19%) Visual Studio
5 100 (3.81%) gulp
6 93 (3.54%) Subversion
7 86 (3.27%) Jenkins
8 80 (3.05%) Selenium
9 79 (3.01%) webpack
10 63 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 54 (2.06%) NUnit
12 45 (1.71%) TeamCity
13 38 (1.45%) Maven
14 37 (1.41%) Cucumber
14 37 (1.41%) JUnit
15 31 (1.18%) Mercurial
16 29 (1.10%) Jasmine
16 29 (1.10%) MSTest
16 29 (1.10%) Xcode
17 27 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 421 (16.03%) Finance
2 162 (6.17%) Retail
3 153 (5.82%) Games
4 115 (4.38%) Advertising
5 83 (3.16%) Marketing
6 50 (1.90%) Banking
7 41 (1.56%) Automotive
8 33 (1.26%) Legal
9 32 (1.22%) Law
10 30 (1.14%) Telecoms
11 29 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 22 (0.84%) Investment Banking
13 17 (0.65%) Electronics
14 15 (0.57%) Back Office
15 14 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.27%) Publishing
17 5 (0.19%) Military
18 3 (0.11%) Multimedia
19 2 (0.076%) French Language
19 2 (0.076%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,045 (39.78%) HTML
2 990 (37.69%) CSS
3 975 (37.11%) .NET
4 697 (26.53%) AngularJS
5 538 (20.48%) ASP.NET
6 432 (16.44%) React
7 409 (15.57%) RESTful
8 352 (13.40%) HTML5
9 349 (13.29%) Node.js
10 341 (12.98%) jQuery
11 333 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 320 (12.18%) Web Services
13 278 (10.58%) ASP.NET Web API
14 269 (10.24%) .NET Framework
15 249 (9.48%) CSS3
16 243 (9.25%) Laravel
17 180 (6.85%) WCF
18 177 (6.74%) Sass
19 175 (6.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 171 (6.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 220 (8.37%) User Experience
2 166 (6.32%) Mobile App
3 151 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
4 132 (5.02%) Computer Science
5 126 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
6 96 (3.65%) Fintech
7 78 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
8 70 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (1.33%) iPhone
10 27 (1.03%) Management Information System
11 25 (0.95%) Blog
12 24 (0.91%) Social Network
13 15 (0.57%) Algorithms
13 15 (0.57%) Social Media
14 13 (0.49%) Online Banking
15 11 (0.42%) N-Tier
16 10 (0.38%) Wiki
17 9 (0.34%) Client/Server
18 8 (0.30%) BBC
18 8 (0.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 185 (7.04%) Linux
2 175 (6.66%) Android
3 138 (5.25%) Apple iOS
4 113 (4.30%) Windows
5 29 (1.10%) Windows Server
6 25 (0.95%) Unix
7 9 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.30%) Debian
8 8 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.27%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.23%) CentOS
10 6 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.19%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.11%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.076%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.076%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.038%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,208 (45.98%) Agile Software Development
2 830 (31.59%) MVC
3 545 (20.75%) TDD
4 392 (14.92%) Web Development
5 376 (14.31%) Scrum
6 352 (13.40%) Front End Development
7 312 (11.88%) OO
8 283 (10.77%) Software Engineering
9 267 (10.16%) OOP
10 258 (9.82%) E-Commerce
11 256 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
12 234 (8.91%) BDD
13 211 (8.03%) Web Application Development
14 202 (7.69%) Test Automation
15 189 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
16 186 (7.08%) DevOps
17 185 (7.04%) Unit Testing
18 170 (6.47%) Microservices
19 152 (5.79%) SDLC
20 130 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,262 (48.04%) JavaScript
2 1,037 (39.47%) C#
3 650 (24.74%) SQL
4 581 (22.12%) Java
5 563 (21.43%) PHP
6 189 (7.19%) T-SQL
7 155 (5.90%) Python
8 137 (5.22%) Ruby
9 118 (4.49%) TypeScript
10 89 (3.39%) C++
11 72 (2.74%) C
12 71 (2.70%) ES6
13 67 (2.55%) Java 8
14 60 (2.28%) Objective-C
15 46 (1.75%) VB.NET
16 45 (1.71%) Perl
17 41 (1.56%) VBA
18 40 (1.52%) Apple Swift
19 39 (1.48%) Scala
20 34 (1.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 179 (6.81%) Degree
2 67 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (0.69%) Security Cleared
5 16 (0.61%) MCP
6 14 (0.53%) MCSA
6 14 (0.53%) MCSE
7 13 (0.49%) AWS Certification
8 10 (0.38%) HND
8 10 (0.38%) ISEB
9 9 (0.34%) Sun Certification
10 7 (0.27%) OCPJP
11 4 (0.15%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.11%) PhD
13 2 (0.076%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.076%) Master's Degree
14 1 (0.038%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.038%) HNC
14 1 (0.038%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (4.04%) QA
2 10 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.27%) SLA
4 6 (0.23%) GCP
5 5 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.15%) GDPR
7 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.038%) WCAG
System Software
1 107 (4.07%) Docker
2 25 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.11%) LXC
4 3 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.076%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.076%) Varnish
6 1 (0.038%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.038%) Firmware
6 1 (0.038%) HDFS
6 1 (0.038%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (1.14%) Kibana
2 24 (0.91%) Kubernetes
3 12 (0.46%) Puppet
4 11 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.27%) Terraform
6 6 (0.23%) Ansible
7 2 (0.076%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.076%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.076%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.076%) Istio
7 2 (0.076%) WSUS
8 1 (0.038%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.038%) Rancher
8 1 (0.038%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 326 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 168 (6.40%) Google
3 129 (4.91%) Oracle
4 107 (4.07%) Zend
5 91 (3.46%) Capita
6 56 (2.13%) Twitter
7 52 (1.98%) SAP
8 50 (1.90%) Xamarin
9 39 (1.48%) Facebook
10 32 (1.22%) Adobe
10 32 (1.22%) Tableau
11 31 (1.18%) Sitecore
12 22 (0.84%) Apple
13 16 (0.61%) Intapp
14 15 (0.57%) Reuters
14 15 (0.57%) WorldPay
15 14 (0.53%) WooCommerce
16 13 (0.49%) IBM
16 13 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
17 10 (0.38%) Cognos