Period
to 22 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2,059 2,444 2,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 31.79% 33.54% 36.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.05% 34.74% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,743 2,105 2,495
Manchester median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 6,230 7,035 7,592
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.56% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5,001 5,865 6,312
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
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 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 -1 136 £47,500 +11.76% 32
Bolton 0 69 £40,000 +6.67% 21
Salford -1 55 £45,000 -5.26% 20
Altrincham 0 41 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Bury 0 30 £40,000 +2.56% 9
Cheadle 0 28 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Wigan +5 26 £33,500 -21.18% 7
Rochdale +3 14 £42,500 -20.00% 4
Oldham +1 14 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Heywood +4 7 £42,500 +49.12%
Sale +5 3 £32,500 -10.96% 4
Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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.

1 868 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
2 753 (36.57%) JavaScript
3 656 (31.86%) C#
4 641 (31.13%) .NET
5 631 (30.65%) HTML
6 606 (29.43%) CSS
7 498 (24.19%) Java
8 488 (23.70%) MVC
9 462 (22.44%) SQL
10 429 (20.84%) AngularJS
11 388 (18.84%) PHP
12 380 (18.46%) TDD
13 361 (17.53%) SQL Server
14 308 (14.96%) ASP.NET
15 290 (14.08%) React
16 280 (13.60%) Front End Development
17 272 (13.21%) Git (software)
18 270 (13.11%) E-Commerce
19 253 (12.29%) Finance
20 246 (11.95%) OO
21 245 (11.90%) Node.js
22 243 (11.80%) MySQL
23 240 (11.66%) Greenfield Project
24 217 (10.54%) Microservices
25 211 (10.25%) AWS
26 207 (10.05%) jQuery
27 201 (9.76%) Scrum
28 196 (9.52%) Microsoft
29 194 (9.42%) Laravel
29 194 (9.42%) Problem-Solving

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 63 (3.06%) CMS
2 49 (2.38%) WordPress
3 32 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 25 (1.21%) Umbraco
4 25 (1.21%) WebSphere
5 21 (1.02%) Confluence
6 17 (0.83%) Drupal
6 17 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (0.53%) Apache Spark
9 9 (0.44%) Apache
9 9 (0.44%) Kentico
9 9 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.29%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.24%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.24%) IIS
12 5 (0.24%) nginx
12 5 (0.24%) SAS
13 4 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
1 13 (0.63%) Photoshop
2 10 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.29%) UserZoom
5 5 (0.24%) Sketch
6 3 (0.15%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.049%) InVision
7 1 (0.049%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 55 (2.67%) Magento
2 25 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.83%) SAP ERP
4 13 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.39%) CiviCRM
7 6 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
8 5 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.19%) Shopify
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.097%) SAP SD
12 1 (0.049%) Oracle iProcurement
12 1 (0.049%) Oracle Payables
12 1 (0.049%) Oracle Receivables
12 1 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 1 (0.049%) SAP CAR
12 1 (0.049%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 211 (10.25%) AWS
2 182 (8.84%) Azure
3 90 (4.37%) Serverless
4 80 (3.89%) Power Platform
5 74 (3.59%) SaaS
6 73 (3.55%) GitHub
7 42 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
8 38 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
9 36 (1.75%) GCP
10 33 (1.60%) Amazon S3
11 18 (0.87%) npm
12 11 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 10 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
14 8 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
16 6 (0.29%) Asana
17 5 (0.24%) Amazon ECS
17 5 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
17 5 (0.24%) Heroku
17 5 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.02%) HTTP
2 12 (0.58%) Broadband
3 9 (0.44%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.34%) Skype
5 5 (0.24%) DNS
5 5 (0.24%) SSH
5 5 (0.24%) SSL
5 5 (0.24%) Wireless
6 4 (0.19%) Internet
7 3 (0.15%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.097%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.097%) Intranet
8 2 (0.097%) SMS
9 1 (0.049%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 361 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 243 (11.80%) MySQL
3 124 (6.02%) NoSQL
4 98 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 90 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 77 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
7 71 (3.45%) Power BI
8 63 (3.06%) Relational Database
9 62 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
10 61 (2.96%) MongoDB
11 41 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 30 (1.46%) Big Data
13 29 (1.41%) Redis
14 22 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (0.73%) QlikView
15 15 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
16 12 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 10 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
19 8 (0.39%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 272 (13.21%) Git (software)
2 105 (5.10%) Maven
3 82 (3.98%) webpack
4 72 (3.50%) JIRA
5 69 (3.35%) Selenium
6 57 (2.77%) Visual Studio
7 52 (2.53%) Gradle
7 52 (2.53%) JUnit
8 48 (2.33%) gulp
9 47 (2.28%) Subversion
10 39 (1.89%) Grunt
11 38 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 31 (1.51%) Vagrant
13 30 (1.46%) Jenkins
14 28 (1.36%) Spock
15 26 (1.26%) PHPUnit
16 24 (1.17%) Eclipse
16 24 (1.17%) Mercurial
17 20 (0.97%) NetBeans
18 19 (0.92%) TeamCity
General
1 253 (12.29%) Finance
2 130 (6.31%) Retail
3 78 (3.79%) Marketing
4 57 (2.77%) Games
5 48 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 36 (1.75%) Public Sector
7 32 (1.55%) Legal
8 30 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 25 (1.21%) Back Office
10 23 (1.12%) Banking
11 22 (1.07%) Electronics
12 16 (0.78%) Automotive
12 16 (0.78%) Law
13 7 (0.34%) Housing Association
13 7 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.29%) Advertising
15 5 (0.24%) Fire and Rescue
15 5 (0.24%) Police
16 2 (0.097%) Local Government
16 2 (0.097%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 641 (31.13%) .NET
2 631 (30.65%) HTML
3 606 (29.43%) CSS
4 429 (20.84%) AngularJS
5 308 (14.96%) ASP.NET
6 290 (14.08%) React
7 245 (11.90%) Node.js
8 207 (10.05%) jQuery
9 194 (9.42%) Laravel
10 182 (8.84%) Spring
11 178 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 167 (8.11%) Web Services
13 165 (8.01%) Vue.js
14 161 (7.82%) .NET Framework
15 148 (7.19%) .NET Core
16 141 (6.85%) REST
17 129 (6.27%) HTML5
18 125 (6.07%) RESTful
19 118 (5.73%) XML
20 101 (4.91%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 240 (11.66%) Greenfield Project
2 173 (8.40%) User Experience
3 115 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 103 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 57 (2.77%) Algorithms
6 36 (1.75%) Data Structures
6 36 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
7 34 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (1.46%) Blog
9 29 (1.41%) Derivative
9 29 (1.41%) Hedge funds
10 15 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
11 14 (0.68%) NHS
11 14 (0.68%) Robotics
12 13 (0.63%) Life Science
13 10 (0.49%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.49%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.39%) Cloud Native
15 7 (0.34%) BBC
15 7 (0.34%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 104 (5.05%) Android
1 104 (5.05%) Linux
2 97 (4.71%) Apple iOS
3 87 (4.23%) Windows
4 26 (1.26%) Unix
5 7 (0.34%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.19%) CentOS
6 4 (0.19%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.19%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.049%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.049%) VME
7 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 868 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
2 488 (23.70%) MVC
3 380 (18.46%) TDD
4 280 (13.60%) Front End Development
5 270 (13.11%) E-Commerce
6 246 (11.95%) OO
7 217 (10.54%) Microservices
8 201 (9.76%) Scrum
9 194 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
10 179 (8.69%) DevOps
11 175 (8.50%) Web Development
12 169 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
13 163 (7.92%) Software Engineering
14 160 (7.77%) BDD
15 143 (6.95%) Computer Science
16 131 (6.36%) Mentoring
17 129 (6.27%) Test Automation
18 118 (5.73%) Unit Testing
19 116 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
20 114 (5.54%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 753 (36.57%) JavaScript
2 656 (31.86%) C#
3 498 (24.19%) Java
4 462 (22.44%) SQL
5 388 (18.84%) PHP
6 144 (6.99%) Python
7 140 (6.80%) Java 8
8 124 (6.02%) C++
9 105 (5.10%) T-SQL
10 72 (3.50%) TypeScript
11 66 (3.21%) Ruby
12 57 (2.77%) ES6
13 44 (2.14%) R
14 40 (1.94%) C
15 38 (1.85%) Objective-C
16 37 (1.80%) Apple Swift
17 33 (1.60%) Go
18 30 (1.46%) VB.NET
19 27 (1.31%) Apex Code
20 23 (1.12%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 161 (7.82%) Degree
2 36 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (0.78%) DV Cleared
3 16 (0.78%) IBM WebSphere Certification
3 16 (0.78%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.29%) DBS Check
5 5 (0.24%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.19%) PhD
7 3 (0.15%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.097%) MCSA
8 2 (0.097%) MCSE
8 2 (0.097%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.049%) HND
9 1 (0.049%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.049%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (1.85%) QA
2 12 (0.58%) GDPR
3 6 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.19%) PMO
6 3 (0.15%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.097%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.049%) TickIT
System Software
1 134 (6.51%) Docker
2 10 (0.49%) Varnish
3 4 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.049%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.049%) LXC
4 1 (0.049%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (1.55%) Kubernetes
2 31 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.92%) Ansible
4 10 (0.49%) Terraform
5 9 (0.44%) CA Service Virtualization
6 3 (0.15%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.15%) Kibana
7 2 (0.097%) Consul
7 2 (0.097%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.097%) logstash
8 1 (0.049%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.049%) MIIS
8 1 (0.049%) PingFederate
8 1 (0.049%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.049%) Rancher
Vendors
1 196 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 60 (2.91%) Oracle
3 45 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
4 42 (2.04%) SAP
5 31 (1.51%) Google
6 30 (1.46%) Zend
7 24 (1.17%) Atlassian
8 22 (1.07%) Tableau
9 20 (0.97%) Sage
10 15 (0.73%) Xamarin
11 13 (0.63%) Informatica
11 13 (0.63%) Pega
12 11 (0.53%) Sitecore
13 9 (0.44%) Apple
13 9 (0.44%) CA
14 6 (0.29%) Cognos
14 6 (0.29%) Talend
14 6 (0.29%) Telerik
14 6 (0.29%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.29%) WorldPay