The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1541 1135 1121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.80% 32.35% 33.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.57% 32.96% 34.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1371 1041 988
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4102 3444 3245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.95% 98.15% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3510 2959 2708
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +1 121 £42,500 +21.42% 19
Wigan +1 50 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Altrincham 0 47 £38,750 +10.71% 6
Bolton -2 41 £35,000 - 7
Bury +10 28 £36,000 -34.54% 5
Salford 0 26 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Oldham +1 15 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Cheadle -1 13 £40,500 +3.84% 5
Sale 0 3 £27,500 -40.54% 1
Rochdale -2 3 £50,000 - 3
Heywood - 2 - - 1
Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 1480 (49.83%) JavaScript
2 1348 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
3 1269 (42.73%) HTML
4 1177 (39.63%) CSS
5 1176 (39.60%) .NET
6 1137 (38.28%) C#
7 1112 (37.44%) SQL
8 1000 (33.67%) SQL Server
9 899 (30.27%) MVC
10 775 (26.09%) ASP.NET
11 748 (25.19%) jQuery
12 643 (21.65%) AngularJS
13 619 (20.84%) Java
14 593 (19.97%) PHP
15 586 (19.73%) TDD
16 552 (18.59%) Web Development
17 524 (17.64%) Web Services
18 521 (17.54%) HTML5
19 477 (16.06%) Git (software)
20 467 (15.72%) OO
21 442 (14.88%) Microsoft
22 423 (14.24%) ASP.NET MVC
23 394 (13.27%) Scrum
24 391 (13.16%) Finance
25 387 (13.03%) E-Commerce
26 386 (13.00%) MySQL
27 360 (12.12%) Degree
28 348 (11.72%) iPad
29 345 (11.62%) Node.js
30 322 (10.84%) 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
1 132 (4.44%) CMS
2 114 (3.84%) WordPress
3 77 (2.59%) Apache
4 59 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
4 59 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 56 (1.89%) Apache Spark
6 55 (1.85%) Umbraco
7 54 (1.82%) Drupal
7 54 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
8 48 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 43 (1.45%) WebSphere
10 32 (1.08%) IIS
11 22 (0.74%) WebLogic
12 20 (0.67%) Confluence
12 20 (0.67%) EPiServer
12 20 (0.67%) JBoss
13 19 (0.64%) Apache Pig
14 18 (0.61%) OpenEdge
14 18 (0.61%) Sitefinity
15 16 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 44 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 44 (1.48%) Photoshop
2 23 (0.77%) FileZilla
3 19 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.34%) InVision
5 9 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.067%) GIMP
7 2 (0.067%) HipChat
8 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.034%) InDesign
8 1 (0.034%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.034%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 89 (3.00%) Magento
2 55 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 38 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
5 11 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.34%) Visualfiles
7 8 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
8 6 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (0.20%) Sage 200
9 5 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (0.17%) PlanetPress Connect
9 5 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.10%) OpenText MBPM
11 3 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.067%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.067%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 245 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
2 216 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (1.82%) SaaS
4 46 (1.55%) GitHub
5 37 (1.25%) Google Play
6 33 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
8 10 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.27%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
11 7 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.17%) Force.com
13 4 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.13%) Office 365
14 3 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.10%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 78 (2.63%) Internet
2 77 (2.59%) HTTP
3 39 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 31 (1.04%) Intranet
4 31 (1.04%) SMTP
5 23 (0.77%) FTP
6 21 (0.71%) RS-232
7 17 (0.57%) Ethernet
8 8 (0.27%) Skype
9 7 (0.24%) SMS
10 6 (0.20%) Broadband
10 6 (0.20%) DNS
11 5 (0.17%) SSL
12 4 (0.13%) LDAP
13 2 (0.067%) IMAP
13 2 (0.067%) SS7
14 1 (0.034%) AMQP
14 1 (0.034%) Extranet
14 1 (0.034%) Firewall
14 1 (0.034%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1000 (33.67%) SQL Server
2 386 (13.00%) MySQL
3 262 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 228 (7.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 187 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
6 152 (5.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 144 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 141 (4.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 125 (4.21%) Big Data
10 124 (4.18%) MongoDB
11 122 (4.11%) Relational Database
12 110 (3.70%) NoSQL
13 93 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
14 85 (2.86%) Hadoop
15 68 (2.29%) RDBMS
16 58 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
17 51 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
18 39 (1.31%) Power BI
19 29 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 27 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 477 (16.06%) Git (software)
2 194 (6.53%) Visual Studio
3 134 (4.51%) Subversion
4 116 (3.91%) JIRA
5 112 (3.77%) Jenkins
6 105 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 97 (3.27%) JUnit
8 79 (2.66%) Selenium
9 75 (2.53%) gulp
10 73 (2.46%) NUnit
11 69 (2.32%) Eclipse
11 69 (2.32%) Grunt
12 53 (1.78%) TeamCity
13 52 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 49 (1.65%) Maven
15 47 (1.58%) MSTest
16 32 (1.08%) Mercurial
17 30 (1.01%) Vagrant
18 29 (0.98%) Moq
19 28 (0.94%) Bitbucket
General
1 391 (13.16%) Finance
2 205 (6.90%) Retail
3 155 (5.22%) Marketing
4 144 (4.85%) Games
5 77 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 75 (2.53%) Electronics
7 60 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 58 (1.95%) Legal
9 51 (1.72%) Advertising
10 35 (1.18%) Law
11 32 (1.08%) Banking
12 22 (0.74%) Back Office
13 11 (0.37%) Publishing
14 9 (0.30%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.27%) Military
16 7 (0.24%) Automotive
16 7 (0.24%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.17%) Multimedia
19 4 (0.13%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1269 (42.73%) HTML
2 1177 (39.63%) CSS
3 1176 (39.60%) .NET
4 775 (26.09%) ASP.NET
5 748 (25.19%) jQuery
6 643 (21.65%) AngularJS
7 524 (17.64%) Web Services
8 521 (17.54%) HTML5
9 423 (14.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 345 (11.62%) Node.js
11 295 (9.93%) CSS3
12 271 (9.12%) ASP.NET Web API
12 271 (9.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 257 (8.65%) .NET Framework
13 257 (8.65%) XML
14 243 (8.18%) Spring
15 242 (8.15%) React
16 239 (8.05%) WCF
17 226 (7.61%) RESTful
18 221 (7.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 348 (11.72%) iPad
2 243 (8.18%) User Experience
3 210 (7.07%) Computer Science
4 204 (6.87%) Mobile App
5 157 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
6 152 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
7 89 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
8 79 (2.66%) Data Structures
9 49 (1.65%) N-Tier
10 33 (1.11%) Algorithms
11 32 (1.08%) Management Information System
12 31 (1.04%) iPhone
13 28 (0.94%) Internet of Things
14 24 (0.81%) Social Media
15 20 (0.67%) Social Network
16 17 (0.57%) Fintech
16 17 (0.57%) Industrial Internet of Things
17 16 (0.54%) Blog
17 16 (0.54%) Device Driver
17 16 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 305 (10.27%) Linux
2 222 (7.47%) Windows
3 175 (5.89%) Android
4 161 (5.42%) Apple iOS
5 34 (1.14%) Unix
6 28 (0.94%) Mac OS
7 21 (0.71%) Mac OS X
8 17 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
8 17 (0.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 13 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.40%) Windows Server
11 8 (0.27%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.13%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.034%) Debian
14 1 (0.034%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.034%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1348 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
2 899 (30.27%) MVC
3 586 (19.73%) TDD
4 552 (18.59%) Web Development
5 467 (15.72%) OO
6 394 (13.27%) Scrum
7 387 (13.03%) E-Commerce
8 322 (10.84%) Front End Development
9 311 (10.47%) Software Engineering
10 298 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
11 287 (9.66%) Business Intelligence
12 286 (9.63%) OOP
13 216 (7.27%) BDD
14 207 (6.97%) Web Application Development
15 205 (6.90%) Unit Testing
16 203 (6.84%) Test Automation
17 196 (6.60%) SDLC
18 160 (5.39%) Mentoring
19 156 (5.25%) ETL
20 145 (4.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1480 (49.83%) JavaScript
2 1137 (38.28%) C#
3 1112 (37.44%) SQL
4 619 (20.84%) Java
5 593 (19.97%) PHP
6 255 (8.59%) T-SQL
7 156 (5.25%) C++
8 144 (4.85%) Python
9 136 (4.58%) Ruby
10 115 (3.87%) VB.NET
11 92 (3.10%) C
12 72 (2.42%) Perl
13 70 (2.36%) TypeScript
14 65 (2.19%) Objective-C
15 59 (1.99%) VB
16 51 (1.72%) Apple Swift
17 42 (1.41%) PL/SQL
18 29 (0.98%) Scala
19 27 (0.91%) F#
20 26 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 360 (12.12%) Degree
2 87 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 22 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (0.61%) HND
5 18 (0.61%) SC Cleared
6 17 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
7 13 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 12 (0.40%) PhD
9 11 (0.37%) HNC
10 9 (0.30%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.20%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.20%) MCP
12 5 (0.17%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.13%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.10%) DBS Check
15 2 (0.067%) SAS Certification
16 1 (0.034%) ISEB
16 1 (0.034%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (2.96%) QA
2 36 (1.21%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.24%) WAI
4 6 (0.20%) SLA
5 5 (0.17%) GCP
5 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.10%) WCAG
7 2 (0.067%) GDPR
8 1 (0.034%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.034%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (1.68%) Docker
2 16 (0.54%) Hyper-V
2 16 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.30%) Firmware
4 8 (0.27%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.13%) HDFS
6 3 (0.10%) Varnish
7 1 (0.034%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (1.58%) Kibana
2 40 (1.35%) Puppet
3 21 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.61%) Terraform
5 14 (0.47%) Ansible
6 10 (0.34%) Capistrano
7 6 (0.20%) Packer
8 4 (0.13%) logstash
9 2 (0.067%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.067%) Plesk
9 2 (0.067%) Salt
9 2 (0.067%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.034%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 442 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 189 (6.36%) Oracle
3 146 (4.92%) Google
4 87 (2.93%) SAP
5 69 (2.32%) Sitecore
6 63 (2.12%) Zend
7 61 (2.05%) Facebook
8 39 (1.31%) Xamarin
9 35 (1.18%) Twitter
10 29 (0.98%) Apple
11 28 (0.94%) Adobe
12 26 (0.88%) hybris
13 24 (0.81%) PayPal
13 24 (0.81%) Tableau
14 21 (0.71%) VMware
15 17 (0.57%) Cognos
16 15 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
17 13 (0.44%) Red Hat
18 11 (0.37%) IBM
19 9 (0.30%) Sony
Wigan, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Recann
Salary: £45000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible Working, Childcare Vouchers
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Rullion
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £24k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
Spier Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum, Benefits 15% Flex and Company pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago