Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2,384 2,833 2,635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 32.64% 35.94% 35.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.87% 36.90% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2,062 2,541 2,429
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £58,750
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +3.90%

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 7,038 7,678 7,211
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 97.40% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5,888 6,377 6,197
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,312 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 0 108 £42,500 +6.25% 34
Altrincham 0 102 £45,000 +20.00% 48
Salford 0 64 £47,500 +18.75% 17
Bolton 0 54 £37,500 - 21
Wigan -6 47 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Bury +1 34 £45,000 +50.00% 10
Cheadle +5 22 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Oldham -3 12 £43,750 +18.24% 7
Rochdale +3 11 £48,125 +4.05% 5
Ashton-under-Lyne - 11 £35,000 -
Sale -7 7 £29,500 -30.59%
Heywood -4 3 £28,500 +46.15% 2
Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 1,131 (47.44%) JavaScript
2 1,122 (47.06%) C#
3 1,085 (45.51%) .NET
3 1,085 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
4 931 (39.05%) HTML
5 886 (37.16%) CSS
6 784 (32.89%) MVC
7 706 (29.61%) SQL Server
8 664 (27.85%) AngularJS
9 644 (27.01%) ASP.NET
10 555 (23.28%) TDD
11 552 (23.15%) SQL
12 496 (20.81%) Java
13 432 (18.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 405 (16.99%) Finance
15 376 (15.77%) React
16 368 (15.44%) ASP.NET Web API
17 355 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
17 355 (14.89%) RESTful
18 354 (14.85%) Git (software)
19 347 (14.56%) Scrum
20 342 (14.35%) PHP
21 335 (14.05%) Microsoft
22 324 (13.59%) HTML5
23 299 (12.54%) Microsoft Azure
23 299 (12.54%) Web Development
24 298 (12.50%) Node.js
25 285 (11.95%) MySQL
26 279 (11.70%) jQuery
27 273 (11.45%) OO

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 82 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
2 64 (2.68%) CMS
3 55 (2.31%) WordPress
4 54 (2.27%) Apache
5 40 (1.68%) IIS
6 27 (1.13%) Tomcat
7 22 (0.92%) Drupal
8 17 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
9 16 (0.67%) SharePoint
10 14 (0.59%) Confluence
10 14 (0.59%) nginx
10 14 (0.59%) Umbraco
11 13 (0.55%) Apache Spark
12 12 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (0.34%) Sitefinity
13 8 (0.34%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.29%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.25%) IBM Domino
15 6 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 4 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 33 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (1.22%) Photoshop
3 17 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.042%) InVision
Business Applications
1 41 (1.72%) Magento
2 25 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.17%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.17%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.17%) SAP PP
7 4 (0.17%) SAP QM
7 4 (0.17%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.17%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.13%) Maximo
8 3 (0.13%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.13%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.084%) Elite 3E
10 1 (0.042%) osCommerce
10 1 (0.042%) SAP MII
10 1 (0.042%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 299 (12.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 160 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (1.85%) GitHub
4 38 (1.59%) SaaS
5 34 (1.43%) Google Play
6 29 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 29 (1.22%) npm
7 21 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
8 14 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.46%) PaaS
10 10 (0.42%) NuGet
11 8 (0.34%) Serverless
12 7 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.29%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.29%) BrowserStack
13 6 (0.25%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 4 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.17%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 108 (4.53%) Internet
2 62 (2.60%) HTTP
3 26 (1.09%) Broadband
4 20 (0.84%) Intranet
4 20 (0.84%) SSL
5 16 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (0.59%) Bluetooth
7 8 (0.34%) AMQP
8 6 (0.25%) VoIP
9 5 (0.21%) Skype
9 5 (0.21%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.17%) SMS
11 2 (0.084%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.084%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.084%) IPv6
11 2 (0.084%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 706 (29.61%) SQL Server
2 285 (11.95%) MySQL
3 241 (10.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 202 (8.47%) NoSQL
5 159 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 140 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 107 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 79 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
9 78 (3.27%) Relational Database
10 53 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
11 47 (1.97%) Big Data
12 40 (1.68%) Power BI
13 38 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 37 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
15 28 (1.17%) RavenDB
16 27 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (0.80%) Neo4j
18 18 (0.76%) RDBMS
19 17 (0.71%) Redis
20 16 (0.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 354 (14.85%) Git (software)
2 139 (5.83%) Visual Studio
3 93 (3.90%) Subversion
4 85 (3.57%) JIRA
5 70 (2.94%) gulp
6 61 (2.56%) Selenium
6 61 (2.56%) webpack
7 59 (2.47%) Grunt
7 59 (2.47%) Jenkins
8 58 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 57 (2.39%) NUnit
10 41 (1.72%) Maven
11 38 (1.59%) MSTest
11 38 (1.59%) TeamCity
12 34 (1.43%) GitLab
13 33 (1.38%) Cucumber
13 33 (1.38%) Gradle
14 31 (1.30%) Mercurial
15 28 (1.17%) JUnit
16 22 (0.92%) Babel
General
1 405 (16.99%) Finance
2 181 (7.59%) Games
3 105 (4.40%) Retail
4 87 (3.65%) Marketing
5 74 (3.10%) Advertising
6 68 (2.85%) Banking
7 52 (2.18%) Manufacturing
8 50 (2.10%) Telecoms
9 40 (1.68%) Law
10 39 (1.64%) Legal
11 29 (1.22%) Electronics
12 22 (0.92%) Investment Banking
13 17 (0.71%) Automotive
14 10 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.34%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.25%) Back Office
16 6 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.21%) Military
17 5 (0.21%) Publishing
18 4 (0.17%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,085 (45.51%) .NET
2 931 (39.05%) HTML
3 886 (37.16%) CSS
4 664 (27.85%) AngularJS
5 644 (27.01%) ASP.NET
6 432 (18.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 376 (15.77%) React
8 368 (15.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 355 (14.89%) RESTful
10 324 (13.59%) HTML5
11 298 (12.50%) Node.js
12 279 (11.70%) jQuery
13 230 (9.65%) CSS3
14 227 (9.52%) .NET Framework
15 194 (8.14%) Web Services
16 173 (7.26%) WCF
17 169 (7.09%) .NET Core
18 165 (6.92%) Spring
19 156 (6.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 156 (6.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 247 (10.36%) Greenfield Project
2 233 (9.77%) User Experience
3 131 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 125 (5.24%) Mobile App
5 114 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
6 100 (4.19%) Fintech
7 68 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
9 27 (1.13%) iPhone
9 27 (1.13%) Social Network
10 26 (1.09%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.05%) Blog
12 22 (0.92%) Social Media
13 21 (0.88%) BBC
13 21 (0.88%) Online Banking
13 21 (0.88%) Tandem
14 17 (0.71%) Data Structures
15 11 (0.46%) Animation
16 10 (0.42%) Derivative
17 9 (0.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 131 (5.49%) Android
2 98 (4.11%) Apple iOS
3 89 (3.73%) Linux
4 65 (2.73%) Windows
5 13 (0.55%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.38%) Unix
7 4 (0.17%) AIX
7 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.084%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.084%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.084%) watchOS
9 2 (0.084%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.084%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.042%) CentOS
10 1 (0.042%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.042%) VME
10 1 (0.042%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,085 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
2 784 (32.89%) MVC
3 555 (23.28%) TDD
4 355 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
5 347 (14.56%) Scrum
6 299 (12.54%) Web Development
7 273 (11.45%) OO
8 267 (11.20%) BDD
9 243 (10.19%) Web Application Development
10 236 (9.90%) Front End Development
11 223 (9.35%) Software Engineering
12 180 (7.55%) OOP
13 171 (7.17%) E-Commerce
14 163 (6.84%) DevOps
15 161 (6.75%) Kanban
16 156 (6.54%) Problem-Solving
17 155 (6.50%) Dependency Injection
18 154 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
18 154 (6.46%) Microservices
19 152 (6.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,131 (47.44%) JavaScript
2 1,122 (47.06%) C#
3 552 (23.15%) SQL
4 496 (20.81%) Java
5 342 (14.35%) PHP
6 156 (6.54%) T-SQL
7 113 (4.74%) Ruby
8 110 (4.61%) Python
9 97 (4.07%) TypeScript
10 91 (3.82%) C++
11 55 (2.31%) Objective-C
12 53 (2.22%) C
12 53 (2.22%) Java 8
13 47 (1.97%) ES6
14 42 (1.76%) VB.NET
15 39 (1.64%) Apple Swift
16 32 (1.34%) PL/SQL
17 28 (1.17%) Scala
18 25 (1.05%) Perl
19 21 (0.88%) X++
Qualifications
1 172 (7.21%) Degree
2 63 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (0.63%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.50%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.34%) OCPJP
6 6 (0.25%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.21%) ISEB
8 4 (0.17%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.17%) HND
9 3 (0.13%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.13%) MCP
10 1 (0.042%) CISSP
10 1 (0.042%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.042%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.042%) PhD
10 1 (0.042%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.10%) QA
2 16 (0.67%) GDPR
3 12 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.29%) SLA
5 4 (0.17%) PMO
6 3 (0.13%) WCAG
7 2 (0.084%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.042%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 104 (4.36%) Docker
2 21 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.084%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.042%) Firmware
5 1 (0.042%) HDFS
5 1 (0.042%) Varnish
5 1 (0.042%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (1.09%) Kubernetes
2 12 (0.50%) Puppet
3 10 (0.42%) Ansible
3 10 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.34%) Kibana
5 5 (0.21%) Terraform
6 4 (0.17%) cPanel
6 4 (0.17%) Istio
7 2 (0.084%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.042%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.042%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.042%) Mesos
8 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.042%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 335 (14.05%) Microsoft
2 116 (4.87%) Google
3 86 (3.61%) Oracle
4 57 (2.39%) Facebook
5 51 (2.14%) Zend
6 43 (1.80%) Xamarin
7 41 (1.72%) SAP
8 40 (1.68%) Apple
8 40 (1.68%) Twitter
9 33 (1.38%) Adobe
10 25 (1.05%) Sony
11 23 (0.96%) Tableau
11 23 (0.96%) Yahoo!
12 17 (0.71%) IBM
13 9 (0.38%) Cognos
13 9 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.34%) ServiceNow
14 8 (0.34%) Telerik
15 7 (0.29%) Sage
15 7 (0.29%) Sitecore