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

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
North West / Manchester
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1429 1043 1291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.75% 31.26% 34.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.98% 32.05% 35.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1248 935 1121
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
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 3763 3254 3594
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.78% 97.54% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3138 2705 2948
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 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 March 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 76 £42,500 -10.52% 19
Oldham +1 56 £34,000 +21.42% 10
Bolton 0 54 £32,250 -7.85% 10
Bury 0 39 £36,000 +2.85% 6
Wigan 0 33 £37,500 +15.38% 10
Altrincham -1 31 £31,250 -24.69% 14
Salford +4 20 £38,874 +72.77% 8
Sale -1 13 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Cheadle -1 8 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 1281 (45.52%) JavaScript
2 1267 (45.02%) Agile Software Development
3 1149 (40.83%) HTML
4 1138 (40.44%) .NET
5 1083 (38.49%) C#
6 1049 (37.28%) CSS
7 975 (34.65%) SQL Server
8 942 (33.48%) SQL
9 940 (33.40%) MVC
10 734 (26.08%) jQuery
11 714 (25.37%) ASP.NET
12 589 (20.93%) TDD
13 578 (20.54%) AngularJS
14 567 (20.15%) Java
15 565 (20.08%) Web Development
16 543 (19.30%) PHP
17 500 (17.77%) Git (software)
18 470 (16.70%) OO
19 463 (16.45%) MySQL
20 458 (16.28%) Web Services
21 448 (15.92%) HTML5
22 428 (15.21%) ASP.NET MVC
23 416 (14.78%) Microsoft
24 352 (12.51%) Scrum
25 345 (12.26%) iPad
26 331 (11.76%) Software Engineering
27 318 (11.30%) Degree
28 312 (11.09%) WCF
29 308 (10.95%) Node.js
29 308 (10.95%) E-Commerce

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 129 (4.58%) WordPress
2 93 (3.30%) CMS
3 88 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 70 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
5 47 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 45 (1.60%) WebSphere
7 41 (1.46%) Apache Spark
8 39 (1.39%) Umbraco
9 37 (1.31%) Apache
10 36 (1.28%) Drupal
11 29 (1.03%) JBoss
12 25 (0.89%) Apache Pig
13 24 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
14 22 (0.78%) Apache Solr
15 20 (0.71%) nginx
16 18 (0.64%) IIS
17 14 (0.50%) WebLogic
18 13 (0.46%) Mule
18 13 (0.46%) Mule ESB
19 12 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 204 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 52 (1.85%) Photoshop
3 17 (0.60%) MS Office
4 11 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.39%) InVision
5 8 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.25%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.14%) HipChat
8 1 (0.036%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.036%) GIMP
8 1 (0.036%) InDesign
8 1 (0.036%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 105 (3.73%) Magento
2 38 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (0.64%) Visualfiles
5 6 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.18%) OpenText MBPM
6 5 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.18%) PlanetPress Connect
6 5 (0.18%) SAP AFS
6 5 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (0.14%) OpenCart
7 4 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 212 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 165 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (1.49%) Google Play
4 35 (1.24%) SaaS
5 33 (1.17%) GitHub
6 28 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (0.53%) Amazon S3
8 13 (0.46%) iTunes
9 10 (0.36%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
11 7 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.18%) Sage Pay
14 3 (0.11%) AdWords
14 3 (0.11%) PaaS
15 2 (0.071%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 2 (0.071%) Firebase
15 2 (0.071%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 96 (3.41%) Internet
2 51 (1.81%) HTTP
3 23 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.53%) Intranet
5 11 (0.39%) Skype
5 11 (0.39%) SMTP
6 10 (0.36%) DNS
7 6 (0.21%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.21%) RS-232
8 5 (0.18%) Firewall
8 5 (0.18%) FTP
8 5 (0.18%) SMS
9 4 (0.14%) LDAP
10 2 (0.071%) Broadband
10 2 (0.071%) IMAP
10 2 (0.071%) SS7
10 2 (0.071%) SSL
11 1 (0.036%) CTI
11 1 (0.036%) GPRS
11 1 (0.036%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 975 (34.65%) SQL Server
2 463 (16.45%) MySQL
3 220 (7.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 179 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 177 (6.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 168 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 142 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
8 136 (4.83%) Big Data
9 131 (4.66%) NoSQL
10 124 (4.41%) MongoDB
11 117 (4.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 104 (3.70%) Relational Database
13 82 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
14 78 (2.77%) Hadoop
15 55 (1.95%) RDBMS
16 36 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
17 34 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
18 30 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
19 26 (0.92%) Oracle Database
20 25 (0.89%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 500 (17.77%) Git (software)
2 130 (4.62%) Visual Studio
3 120 (4.26%) JIRA
4 116 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 109 (3.87%) Subversion
6 93 (3.30%) NUnit
7 87 (3.09%) JUnit
8 80 (2.84%) Jenkins
9 71 (2.52%) Maven
10 67 (2.38%) Eclipse
11 58 (2.06%) Selenium
12 53 (1.88%) Grunt
13 50 (1.78%) gulp
14 46 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 43 (1.53%) MSTest
16 39 (1.39%) Moq
17 37 (1.31%) Gradle
17 37 (1.31%) TeamCity
17 37 (1.31%) Vagrant
18 36 (1.28%) Mercurial
General
1 273 (9.70%) Finance
2 172 (6.11%) Retail
3 167 (5.93%) Marketing
4 136 (4.83%) Games
5 53 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 43 (1.53%) Legal
7 38 (1.35%) Advertising
8 31 (1.10%) Banking
8 31 (1.10%) Electronics
9 29 (1.03%) Telecoms
10 26 (0.92%) Law
11 14 (0.50%) Back Office
12 10 (0.36%) Publishing
13 9 (0.32%) Military
13 9 (0.32%) Music Industry
14 5 (0.18%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.14%) Automotive
16 3 (0.11%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.11%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.071%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1149 (40.83%) HTML
2 1138 (40.44%) .NET
3 1049 (37.28%) CSS
4 734 (26.08%) jQuery
5 714 (25.37%) ASP.NET
6 578 (20.54%) AngularJS
7 458 (16.28%) Web Services
8 448 (15.92%) HTML5
9 428 (15.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 312 (11.09%) WCF
11 308 (10.95%) Node.js
12 258 (9.17%) CSS3
13 254 (9.03%) .NET Framework
14 252 (8.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 242 (8.60%) Spring
16 232 (8.24%) ASP.NET Web API
17 218 (7.75%) RESTful
18 206 (7.32%) XML
19 188 (6.68%) Ajax
19 188 (6.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 345 (12.26%) iPad
2 239 (8.49%) User Experience
3 207 (7.36%) Computer Science
4 194 (6.89%) Mobile App
5 110 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
6 61 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 49 (1.74%) N-Tier
8 41 (1.46%) Data Structures
9 38 (1.35%) Algorithms
10 34 (1.21%) iPhone
11 30 (1.07%) Smartphone
12 26 (0.92%) Xbox
13 23 (0.82%) Social Network
14 19 (0.68%) Internet of Things
15 18 (0.64%) Blog
16 17 (0.60%) Device Driver
16 17 (0.60%) Social Media
17 16 (0.57%) Tandem
18 15 (0.53%) Clustering
19 14 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 258 (9.17%) Linux
2 206 (7.32%) Windows
3 155 (5.51%) Android
3 155 (5.51%) Apple iOS
4 26 (0.92%) Unix
5 23 (0.82%) Windows Server
6 22 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 19 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
9 11 (0.39%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 6 (0.21%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.18%) CentOS
12 5 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.071%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.071%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.036%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1267 (45.02%) Agile Software Development
2 940 (33.40%) MVC
3 589 (20.93%) TDD
4 565 (20.08%) Web Development
5 470 (16.70%) OO
6 352 (12.51%) Scrum
7 331 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 308 (10.95%) E-Commerce
9 267 (9.49%) Front End Development
10 255 (9.06%) OOP
11 238 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
12 214 (7.60%) BDD
13 210 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
14 195 (6.93%) Web Application Development
15 182 (6.47%) SDLC
16 174 (6.18%) Unit Testing
17 158 (5.61%) Kanban
18 147 (5.22%) Mentoring
19 115 (4.09%) DevOps
19 115 (4.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1281 (45.52%) JavaScript
2 1083 (38.49%) C#
3 942 (33.48%) SQL
4 567 (20.15%) Java
5 543 (19.30%) PHP
6 228 (8.10%) T-SQL
7 164 (5.83%) Ruby
8 162 (5.76%) VB.NET
9 132 (4.69%) Python
10 131 (4.66%) C++
11 71 (2.52%) C
12 66 (2.35%) Apple Swift
13 65 (2.31%) Perl
14 60 (2.13%) Objective-C
15 53 (1.88%) VB
16 50 (1.78%) TypeScript
17 46 (1.63%) Scala
18 37 (1.31%) VBA
19 34 (1.21%) PowerShell
20 32 (1.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 318 (11.30%) Degree
2 36 (1.28%) Security Cleared
3 24 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (0.57%) SC Cleared
5 15 (0.53%) HNC
5 15 (0.53%) HND
6 14 (0.50%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.21%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.14%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.14%) MCP
9 2 (0.071%) PhD
9 2 (0.071%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.036%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (2.31%) QA
2 19 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.53%) WAI
4 7 (0.25%) SLA
5 5 (0.18%) WCAG
6 3 (0.11%) GCP
7 2 (0.071%) GDPR
7 2 (0.071%) PMO
8 1 (0.036%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.036%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (2.42%) Docker
2 22 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.25%) Varnish
6 6 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.18%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.14%) Firmware
9 3 (0.11%) HDFS
10 1 (0.036%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.036%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (1.56%) Kibana
2 25 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (0.89%) Puppet
3 20 (0.71%) Ansible
3 20 (0.71%) Terraform
4 16 (0.57%) Capistrano
5 9 (0.32%) Packer
6 7 (0.25%) logstash
6 7 (0.25%) Salt
7 5 (0.18%) cPanel
8 2 (0.071%) Plesk
9 1 (0.036%) Grafana
9 1 (0.036%) Graphite
9 1 (0.036%) Marathon
9 1 (0.036%) Mesos
9 1 (0.036%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 416 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 211 (7.50%) Oracle
3 170 (6.04%) Google
4 55 (1.95%) SAP
5 52 (1.85%) Zend
6 34 (1.21%) Apple
7 31 (1.10%) Facebook
7 31 (1.10%) VMware
8 29 (1.03%) Adobe
8 29 (1.03%) Sitecore
9 26 (0.92%) Twitter
10 25 (0.89%) Xamarin
11 22 (0.78%) IBM
12 19 (0.68%) Red Hat
13 15 (0.53%) Tableau
14 14 (0.50%) PayPal
15 13 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (0.43%) LexisNexis
17 8 (0.28%) HP
17 8 (0.28%) Remedy
Altrincham, Cheshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 25% bonus, 10% pension
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 1 hour ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Flexible working
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Remote Working
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum, Benefits Annual bonus + Free Parking
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Flexible Hours
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Holidays, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago