Period
to 22 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,830 2,081 2,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 34.68% 31.60% 35.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.05% 32.72% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,586 1,834 2,345
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 5,076 6,360 7,120
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.58% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4,102 5,328 5,957
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,525 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 22 February 2020.

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 22 February 2020. 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 0 139 £45,000 - 32
Bolton -1 68 £45,000 +20.00% 20
Salford +1 61 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Altrincham +10 35 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Cheadle +3 27 £45,000 - 17
Bury +1 25 £40,000 -13.51% 7
Sale +6 16 £42,500 - 5
Oldham +4 16 £42,500 - 9
Rochdale +3 11 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Wigan -1 9 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Heywood +4 5 £42,500 +40.50%
Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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.

1 823 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
2 730 (39.89%) JavaScript
3 699 (38.20%) .NET
4 664 (36.28%) C#
5 514 (28.09%) HTML
6 506 (27.65%) SQL
7 505 (27.60%) CSS
8 455 (24.86%) AngularJS
9 444 (24.26%) MVC
10 401 (21.91%) TDD
11 379 (20.71%) PHP
12 359 (19.62%) Java
13 319 (17.43%) SQL Server
14 296 (16.17%) ASP.NET
15 284 (15.52%) React
16 266 (14.54%) AWS
17 256 (13.99%) Microservices
18 251 (13.72%) Git (software)
19 242 (13.22%) MySQL
20 238 (13.01%) Front End Development
21 216 (11.80%) Finance
22 211 (11.53%) Azure
23 203 (11.09%) Node.js
24 202 (11.04%) OO
25 198 (10.82%) Greenfield Project
26 196 (10.71%) Microsoft
27 193 (10.55%) Laravel
28 186 (10.16%) Web Services
29 184 (10.05%) E-Commerce
30 179 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC

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 57 (3.11%) CMS
2 33 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 24 (1.31%) Drupal
4 23 (1.26%) WordPress
5 22 (1.20%) Apache
6 21 (1.15%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.49%) nginx
7 9 (0.49%) Sitefinity
8 7 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.38%) EPiServer
8 7 (0.38%) IIS
9 6 (0.33%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.27%) Confluence
10 5 (0.27%) Jupyter
10 5 (0.27%) SAS
11 4 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.16%) Kentico
Applications
1 14 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.55%) UserZoom
4 8 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.38%) Chatbot
5 7 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.33%) Sketch
7 3 (0.16%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.055%) InVision
Business Applications
1 39 (2.13%) Magento
2 21 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.55%) CiviCRM
5 7 (0.38%) Elite 3E
6 6 (0.33%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.27%) Shopify
7 5 (0.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.11%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.11%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.055%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.055%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 266 (14.54%) AWS
2 211 (11.53%) Azure
3 98 (5.36%) Serverless
4 84 (4.59%) Power Platform
5 59 (3.22%) SaaS
6 58 (3.17%) AWS Lambda
7 53 (2.90%) GitHub
8 45 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
9 27 (1.48%) GCP
10 26 (1.42%) Amazon S3
11 16 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (0.66%) AWS IoT
13 11 (0.60%) npm
14 7 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.38%) PaaS
15 6 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (0.33%) CloudFront
16 5 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 5 (0.27%) Apple Pay
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.15%) Bluetooth
1 21 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
2 19 (1.04%) Internet
3 16 (0.87%) HTTP
3 16 (0.87%) Wireless
4 15 (0.82%) MQTT
4 15 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.55%) LTE
6 8 (0.44%) SSL
7 7 (0.38%) RFID
8 5 (0.27%) GSM
8 5 (0.27%) NFC
8 5 (0.27%) RS-232
8 5 (0.27%) SMS
9 3 (0.16%) SSH
10 2 (0.11%) Broadband
10 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.055%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 242 (13.22%) MySQL
3 117 (6.39%) NoSQL
4 93 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 90 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 65 (3.55%) Power BI
7 64 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
8 60 (3.28%) MongoDB
9 48 (2.62%) Relational Database
10 44 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 32 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 28 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (1.42%) Big Data
14 22 (1.20%) Redis
15 18 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 18 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
16 17 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
17 16 (0.87%) Star Schema
18 13 (0.71%) MS Access
19 11 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 251 (13.72%) Git (software)
2 82 (4.48%) Maven
3 47 (2.57%) Visual Studio
4 44 (2.40%) JIRA
5 43 (2.35%) Gradle
6 41 (2.24%) webpack
7 39 (2.13%) Jenkins
8 37 (2.02%) Subversion
9 36 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 35 (1.91%) Selenium
11 22 (1.20%) Eclipse
11 22 (1.20%) gulp
11 22 (1.20%) Mercurial
12 20 (1.09%) NetBeans
13 19 (1.04%) JUnit
14 18 (0.98%) GitLab
15 15 (0.82%) Android Studio
15 15 (0.82%) Gatling
15 15 (0.82%) Grunt
15 15 (0.82%) PHPUnit
General
1 216 (11.80%) Finance
2 78 (4.26%) Retail
3 50 (2.73%) Law
4 44 (2.40%) Legal
5 38 (2.08%) Marketing
6 32 (1.75%) Games
7 29 (1.58%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.37%) Electronics
9 24 (1.31%) Public Sector
10 19 (1.04%) Automotive
10 19 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.87%) Back Office
12 15 (0.82%) Banking
13 13 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.38%) Housing Association
15 3 (0.16%) Advertising
15 3 (0.16%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.11%) Environmental Health
16 2 (0.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 699 (38.20%) .NET
2 514 (28.09%) HTML
3 505 (27.60%) CSS
4 455 (24.86%) AngularJS
5 296 (16.17%) ASP.NET
6 284 (15.52%) React
7 203 (11.09%) Node.js
8 193 (10.55%) Laravel
9 186 (10.16%) Web Services
10 179 (9.78%) .NET Core
10 179 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 159 (8.69%) jQuery
12 157 (8.58%) ASP.NET Web API
13 150 (8.20%) Spring
14 136 (7.43%) .NET Framework
15 135 (7.38%) Vue.js
16 127 (6.94%) HTML5
17 122 (6.67%) RESTful
18 120 (6.56%) REST
19 94 (5.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 198 (10.82%) Greenfield Project
2 116 (6.34%) User Experience
3 99 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 71 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
6 33 (1.80%) Data Structures
7 29 (1.58%) Algorithms
8 28 (1.53%) Blog
9 20 (1.09%) Data Centre
9 20 (1.09%) Private Cloud
9 20 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
10 18 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
11 17 (0.93%) NHS
12 12 (0.66%) Internet of Things
13 8 (0.44%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.44%) W3C
14 7 (0.38%) Animation
14 7 (0.38%) Life Science
14 7 (0.38%) Social Media
15 5 (0.27%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 135 (7.38%) Linux
2 95 (5.19%) Windows
3 63 (3.44%) Android
4 59 (3.22%) Apple iOS
5 29 (1.58%) Unix
6 7 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.33%) CentOS
7 6 (0.33%) watchOS
8 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.055%) Debian
9 1 (0.055%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.055%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.055%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.055%) VME
9 1 (0.055%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.055%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 823 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
2 444 (24.26%) MVC
3 401 (21.91%) TDD
4 256 (13.99%) Microservices
5 238 (13.01%) Front End Development
6 202 (11.04%) OO
7 184 (10.05%) E-Commerce
8 174 (9.51%) Scrum
9 171 (9.34%) DevOps
10 170 (9.29%) BDD
11 144 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
12 141 (7.70%) Business Intelligence
13 133 (7.27%) OOP
14 131 (7.16%) Web Development
15 130 (7.10%) Unit Testing
16 121 (6.61%) Software Engineering
17 119 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
18 113 (6.17%) Test Automation
19 98 (5.36%) Mentoring
20 95 (5.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 730 (39.89%) JavaScript
2 664 (36.28%) C#
3 506 (27.65%) SQL
4 379 (20.71%) PHP
5 359 (19.62%) Java
6 111 (6.07%) Python
7 107 (5.85%) TypeScript
8 103 (5.63%) Java 8
9 85 (4.64%) T-SQL
10 80 (4.37%) C++
11 53 (2.90%) ES6
12 46 (2.51%) C
12 46 (2.51%) VB.NET
13 42 (2.30%) Ruby
14 30 (1.64%) VB
15 27 (1.48%) Go
16 25 (1.37%) Apple Swift
16 25 (1.37%) PL/SQL
16 25 (1.37%) Scala
17 22 (1.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 137 (7.49%) Degree
2 36 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (0.66%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.60%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.33%) IBM WebSphere Certification
6 3 (0.16%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.16%) PhD
7 2 (0.11%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.055%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.30%) QA
2 22 (1.20%) GDPR
3 10 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.38%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.055%) PMO
5 1 (0.055%) TickIT
5 1 (0.055%) WCAG
System Software
1 178 (9.73%) Docker
2 16 (0.87%) Firmware
3 13 (0.71%) Varnish
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.055%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.055%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 51 (2.79%) Kubernetes
2 24 (1.31%) Ansible
3 18 (0.98%) Terraform
4 8 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.22%) Kibana
6 2 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.055%) Consul
7 1 (0.055%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.055%) Grafana
7 1 (0.055%) Rancher
Vendors
1 196 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 56 (3.06%) Oracle
3 50 (2.73%) Zend
4 34 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
5 28 (1.53%) Informatica
6 27 (1.48%) Xamarin
7 22 (1.20%) SAP
8 20 (1.09%) Atlassian
9 17 (0.93%) Google
10 16 (0.87%) Tableau
11 15 (0.82%) Cognos
12 14 (0.77%) Apple
13 13 (0.71%) IBM
13 13 (0.71%) WorldPay
14 11 (0.60%) Talend
15 10 (0.55%) Sage
16 8 (0.44%) TIBCO
17 7 (0.38%) Intapp
18 6 (0.33%) Red Hat
19 5 (0.27%) Cloudera