Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

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

Programmer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 239 227
Rank change year-on-year -34 -12 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 28 20 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.34% 0.28% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.29% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 32
Manchester median annual salary £43,750 £38,500 £36,209
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +6.33% +2.00%
10th Percentile £26,875 £24,950 £28,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,256 £49,775
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.71%

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 7995 6924 6984
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.51% 97.84% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6710 5867 5738
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,675
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Manchester

Programmer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in Manchester.

Salary trend for Programmer in Manchester

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in Manchester over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Manchester

Programmer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 27 July 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 - 4 £28,750 -
Wigan - 1 £29,500 -
Programmer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 17 (60.71%) HTML
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (46.43%) .NET
3 13 (46.43%) Mobile App
4 11 (39.29%) RPG IV
4 11 (39.29%) VB.NET
4 11 (39.29%) RPG
4 11 (39.29%) AS400
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (35.71%) Apache
5 10 (35.71%) IBM
5 10 (35.71%) iSeries
6 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.00%) Java
7 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (21.43%) TDD
8 6 (21.43%) Android
9 5 (17.86%) Android Development
9 5 (17.86%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (14.29%) B2B
10 4 (14.29%) CSS
10 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (14.29%) Market Research
11 3 (10.71%) Umbraco
11 3 (10.71%) Mobile Development
11 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (10.71%) Nebu
11 3 (10.71%) Askia
11 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
11 3 (10.71%) MySQL

Programmer 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 10 (35.71%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) Umbraco
3 2 (7.14%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
4 1 (3.57%) Drupal
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) HTML
2 13 (46.43%) .NET
3 4 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (7.14%) Django
5 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.57%) CSS3
5 1 (3.57%) Direct3D
5 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.57%) HTML5
5 1 (3.57%) J2EE
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.57%) OpenGL
5 1 (3.57%) Sass
5 1 (3.57%) Spring
5 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.57%) Visualforce
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Mobile App
2 11 (39.29%) AS400
3 10 (35.71%) iSeries
4 5 (17.86%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
6 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
6 2 (7.14%) mHealth
7 1 (3.57%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (3.57%) HoloLens
7 1 (3.57%) Kinect
7 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Android
2 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) TDD
3 5 (17.86%) Android Development
4 4 (14.29%) B2B
4 4 (14.29%) Market Research
5 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (10.71%) Mobile Development
5 3 (10.71%) MVC
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Statistics
6 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) Analytics
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.57%) OO
7 1 (3.57%) OOP
7 1 (3.57%) Service Management
7 1 (3.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) RPG
2 11 (39.29%) RPG IV
2 11 (39.29%) VB.NET
3 7 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) Apple Swift
5 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
5 2 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) IBM
2 3 (10.71%) Askia
2 3 (10.71%) Nebu
3 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.57%) Confirmit
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Sybase