Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2885 2661 2221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.08% 35.62% 29.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.05% 36.56% 31.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2587 2453 2022
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £52,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 7786 7278 7156
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.43% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6469 6250 5964
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 0 192 £40,000 +6.67% 12
Bolton +1 103 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Altrincham 0 86 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Wigan 0 61 £36,250 -3.33% 6
Salford 0 44 £40,000 - 8
Bury -1 30 £30,000 -6.25%
Oldham +4 21 £37,000 +13.85% 6
Sale -1 20 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Cheadle -4 18 £42,500 -10.53% 4
Rochdale +19 14 £50,000 - 2
Heywood - 7 £19,500 -
Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1417 (49.12%) JavaScript
2 1253 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
3 1178 (40.83%) .NET
4 1174 (40.69%) CSS
5 1172 (40.62%) HTML
6 1129 (39.13%) C#
7 1064 (36.88%) MVC
8 908 (31.47%) SQL
9 860 (29.81%) SQL Server
10 776 (26.90%) ASP.NET
11 737 (25.55%) jQuery
12 665 (23.05%) PHP
13 639 (22.15%) AngularJS
14 547 (18.96%) TDD
15 512 (17.75%) Java
16 502 (17.40%) Web Services
17 498 (17.26%) HTML5
18 493 (17.09%) Git (software)
19 488 (16.92%) Web Development
20 482 (16.71%) ASP.NET MVC
21 461 (15.98%) Scrum
22 445 (15.42%) MySQL
23 423 (14.66%) Finance
24 399 (13.83%) OO
25 362 (12.55%) Front End Development
26 360 (12.48%) E-Commerce
27 344 (11.92%) ASP.NET Web API
28 343 (11.89%) CSS3
29 342 (11.85%) Microsoft
30 335 (11.61%) Node.js

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
1 142 (4.92%) CMS
2 103 (3.57%) Apache
3 97 (3.36%) WordPress
4 54 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
5 43 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
6 39 (1.35%) Umbraco
7 38 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 36 (1.25%) IIS
9 34 (1.18%) SharePoint
9 34 (1.18%) WebSphere
10 33 (1.14%) Drupal
11 31 (1.07%) EPiServer
12 28 (0.97%) nginx
13 23 (0.80%) Apache Spark
13 23 (0.80%) JBoss
14 22 (0.76%) Apache Solr
15 19 (0.66%) Confluence
16 14 (0.49%) Joomla!
17 12 (0.42%) WebLogic
18 11 (0.38%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 45 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (1.46%) Photoshop
3 28 (0.97%) FileZilla
4 12 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.10%) GIMP
7 3 (0.10%) SPSS
8 2 (0.069%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.069%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.035%) HipChat
9 1 (0.035%) InDesign
9 1 (0.035%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 117 (4.06%) Magento
2 36 (1.25%) SAP Hybris
3 25 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 24 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
5 12 (0.42%) Shopify
6 10 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
9 3 (0.10%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.069%) SAP SD
11 1 (0.035%) Cognos Planning
11 1 (0.035%) Cognos TM1
11 1 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.035%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 269 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
2 200 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (1.91%) GitHub
4 47 (1.63%) Google Play
5 37 (1.28%) SaaS
6 24 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (0.69%) npm
8 17 (0.59%) Sage Pay
9 16 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
10 14 (0.49%) Google App Engine
11 13 (0.45%) Serverless
12 11 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
13 10 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (0.35%) Route 53
14 9 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 9 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 9 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
16 7 (0.24%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 89 (3.08%) HTTP
2 47 (1.63%) Internet
3 32 (1.11%) SMTP
4 28 (0.97%) FTP
5 17 (0.59%) SSL
6 15 (0.52%) Intranet
7 12 (0.42%) SMS
8 11 (0.38%) Broadband
9 9 (0.31%) RS-232
10 8 (0.28%) WinSCP
11 7 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.21%) Bluetooth
12 6 (0.21%) GPRS
12 6 (0.21%) NFC
12 6 (0.21%) RFID
12 6 (0.21%) UMTS
13 5 (0.17%) TCP/IP
14 4 (0.14%) IMAP
14 4 (0.14%) SS7
15 3 (0.10%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 860 (29.81%) SQL Server
2 445 (15.42%) MySQL
3 214 (7.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 197 (6.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 171 (5.93%) SQL Server 2016
6 165 (5.72%) Data Warehouse
7 144 (4.99%) NoSQL
8 138 (4.78%) MongoDB
9 133 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 116 (4.02%) SQL Server 2014
11 105 (3.64%) Relational Database
12 91 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 79 (2.74%) Big Data
14 47 (1.63%) RDBMS
15 46 (1.59%) Power BI
16 44 (1.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 43 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
18 33 (1.14%) RavenDB
19 27 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
20 26 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 493 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 145 (5.03%) Visual Studio
3 130 (4.51%) Subversion
4 108 (3.74%) Jenkins
5 101 (3.50%) JIRA
6 90 (3.12%) TeamCity
7 84 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 80 (2.77%) Selenium
9 72 (2.50%) gulp
10 62 (2.15%) Grunt
11 60 (2.08%) JUnit
12 52 (1.80%) Eclipse
13 48 (1.66%) Cucumber
14 45 (1.56%) NUnit
15 44 (1.53%) Bitbucket
16 41 (1.42%) Xcode
17 40 (1.39%) Maven
18 38 (1.32%) Vagrant
19 34 (1.18%) MSTest
20 31 (1.07%) Gradle
General
1 423 (14.66%) Finance
2 239 (8.28%) Retail
3 161 (5.58%) Marketing
4 141 (4.89%) Advertising
5 130 (4.51%) Games
6 107 (3.71%) Manufacturing
7 105 (3.64%) Telecoms
8 87 (3.02%) Electronics
9 44 (1.53%) Legal
10 38 (1.32%) Law
11 25 (0.87%) Back Office
12 24 (0.83%) Automotive
12 24 (0.83%) Multimedia
13 22 (0.76%) Banking
14 19 (0.66%) Music Industry
15 9 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.14%) Billing
16 4 (0.14%) German Language
17 3 (0.10%) French Language
17 3 (0.10%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1178 (40.83%) .NET
2 1174 (40.69%) CSS
3 1172 (40.62%) HTML
4 776 (26.90%) ASP.NET
5 737 (25.55%) jQuery
6 639 (22.15%) AngularJS
7 502 (17.40%) Web Services
8 498 (17.26%) HTML5
9 482 (16.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 344 (11.92%) ASP.NET Web API
11 343 (11.89%) CSS3
12 335 (11.61%) Node.js
13 316 (10.95%) RESTful
14 313 (10.85%) .NET Framework
15 294 (10.19%) WCF
16 272 (9.43%) React
17 267 (9.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 239 (8.28%) XML
19 224 (7.76%) Sass
20 216 (7.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 185 (6.41%) User Experience
2 180 (6.24%) Mobile App
3 164 (5.68%) Computer Science
4 140 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 131 (4.54%) Greenfield Project
6 126 (4.37%) iPad
7 74 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 62 (2.15%) Fintech
9 53 (1.84%) iPhone
9 53 (1.84%) N-Tier
10 45 (1.56%) Data Structures
11 38 (1.32%) Management Information System
12 27 (0.94%) Social Network
13 26 (0.90%) e-Learning
14 20 (0.69%) Social Media
15 18 (0.62%) BBC
16 17 (0.59%) Xbox
17 16 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
17 16 (0.55%) RIA
18 14 (0.49%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 232 (8.04%) Linux
2 153 (5.30%) Android
3 129 (4.47%) Apple iOS
4 90 (3.12%) Windows
5 47 (1.63%) Unix
6 14 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.24%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.21%) Debian
9 5 (0.17%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.14%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.10%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 2 (0.069%) CentOS
12 2 (0.069%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.069%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.035%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.035%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1253 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1064 (36.88%) MVC
3 547 (18.96%) TDD
4 488 (16.92%) Web Development
5 461 (15.98%) Scrum
6 399 (13.83%) OO
7 362 (12.55%) Front End Development
8 360 (12.48%) E-Commerce
9 320 (11.09%) OOP
10 309 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
11 281 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
12 266 (9.22%) Software Engineering
13 257 (8.91%) BDD
14 233 (8.08%) Web Application Development
15 193 (6.69%) Test Automation
16 174 (6.03%) DevOps
17 160 (5.55%) Mentoring
18 151 (5.23%) SDLC
19 145 (5.03%) Dependency Injection
20 137 (4.75%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1417 (49.12%) JavaScript
2 1129 (39.13%) C#
3 908 (31.47%) SQL
4 665 (23.05%) PHP
5 512 (17.75%) Java
6 237 (8.21%) T-SQL
7 166 (5.75%) Ruby
8 123 (4.26%) Python
9 76 (2.63%) VB.NET
10 74 (2.56%) TypeScript
11 70 (2.43%) C++
12 60 (2.08%) C
13 58 (2.01%) Objective-C
14 54 (1.87%) ES6
15 49 (1.70%) Apple Swift
16 46 (1.59%) Scala
17 38 (1.32%) F#
17 38 (1.32%) PL/SQL
18 31 (1.07%) VBScript
19 24 (0.83%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 273 (9.46%) Degree
2 57 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (0.62%) Security Cleared
5 14 (0.49%) MCP
6 9 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.24%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.21%) DBS Check
8 6 (0.21%) HND
8 6 (0.21%) ISEB
9 5 (0.17%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.10%) MCSE
11 2 (0.069%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.069%) MCSA
12 1 (0.035%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (3.88%) QA
2 15 (0.52%) SLA
3 14 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.24%) GCP
5 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.10%) WAI
7 2 (0.069%) PMO
8 1 (0.035%) GDPR
8 1 (0.035%) HL7
8 1 (0.035%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 83 (2.88%) Docker
2 7 (0.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.24%) Firmware
3 6 (0.21%) Varnish
4 1 (0.035%) HDFS
4 1 (0.035%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 39 (1.35%) Puppet
2 34 (1.18%) Kibana
3 21 (0.73%) Kubernetes
4 14 (0.49%) Capistrano
5 6 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.10%) Ansible
6 3 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.069%) WMI
8 1 (0.035%) Ambari
8 1 (0.035%) Consul
8 1 (0.035%) Oozie
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.035%) Packer
8 1 (0.035%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.035%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 342 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 163 (5.65%) SAP
3 156 (5.41%) Oracle
4 140 (4.85%) Google
5 98 (3.40%) Zend
6 73 (2.53%) Facebook
7 61 (2.11%) Sitecore
8 48 (1.66%) Xamarin
9 45 (1.56%) hybris
10 42 (1.46%) Apple
11 33 (1.14%) Twitter
12 29 (1.01%) Adobe
12 29 (1.01%) PayPal
13 27 (0.94%) Capita
14 25 (0.87%) Tableau
15 21 (0.73%) Cognos
16 18 (0.62%) Sony
17 17 (0.59%) Yahoo!
18 15 (0.52%) CyberSource
19 14 (0.49%) IBM