The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 73 104
Rank change year-on-year -2 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 155 117 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.75% 3.39% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 3.45% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 122 108 78
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 4048 3389 3233
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.92% 98.12% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3462 2915 2695
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Manchester

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Manchester

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Manchester

Software 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 Software Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Altrincham 0 7 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Stockport -13 7 £33,250 +33.00%
Salford -6 5 £35,000 -2.09% 2
Bolton -4 4 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Oldham +5 2 - - 2
Wigan -16 2 £42,000 +61.53%
Bury - 1 £19,000 - 1
Cheadle - 1 £40,000 -
Sale - 1 £27,500 -
Software Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 196 (56.48%) C#
2 183 (52.74%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (50.14%) JavaScript
4 168 (48.41%) .NET
5 159 (45.82%) HTML
6 151 (43.52%) SQL
7 132 (38.04%) Java
8 119 (34.29%) CSS
9 99 (28.53%) Degree
10 94 (27.09%) Software Engineering
11 89 (25.65%) ASP.NET
12 87 (25.07%) HTML5
13 83 (23.92%) SQL Server
14 78 (22.48%) AngularJS
15 69 (19.88%) jQuery
16 67 (19.31%) MVC
17 65 (18.73%) Microsoft
17 65 (18.73%) Linux
18 64 (18.44%) Python
19 61 (17.58%) Oracle
19 61 (17.58%) Spring
20 60 (17.29%) C++
20 60 (17.29%) PHP
21 59 (17.00%) Visual Studio
22 58 (16.71%) Java EE
23 55 (15.85%) MySQL
24 53 (15.27%) Computer Science
25 48 (13.83%) Scrum
26 47 (13.54%) OO
26 47 (13.54%) Analytical Skills

Software 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 37 (10.66%) Apache Spark
2 24 (6.92%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (5.48%) Apache Pig
4 17 (4.90%) Apache
5 13 (3.75%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.31%) CMS
7 7 (2.02%) Confluence
7 7 (2.02%) nginx
8 4 (1.15%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.15%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.58%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.29%) DNN
10 1 (0.29%) Drupal
10 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.29%) IIS
10 1 (0.29%) SilverStripe
10 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (3.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.44%) PlanetPress Connect
3 4 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.86%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.58%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (9.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.31%) GitHub
4 7 (2.02%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.58%) SaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.03%) HTTP
2 4 (1.15%) RS-232
2 4 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.86%) SSL
4 1 (0.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (23.92%) SQL Server
2 55 (15.85%) MySQL
3 45 (12.97%) Big Data
4 34 (9.80%) Hadoop
5 32 (9.22%) MongoDB
6 25 (7.20%) NoSQL
6 25 (7.20%) Relational Database
7 19 (5.48%) Apache Hive
8 16 (4.61%) RDBMS
9 11 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (2.88%) CouchDB
10 10 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.88%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (1.44%) Apache Accumulo
15 4 (1.15%) Data Lake
15 4 (1.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 59 (17.00%) Visual Studio
2 36 (10.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (8.65%) Selenium
4 24 (6.92%) JIRA
5 20 (5.76%) Git (software)
6 19 (5.48%) Jenkins
7 11 (3.17%) Eclipse
8 10 (2.88%) JUnit
9 9 (2.59%) GoCD
9 9 (2.59%) Maven
10 8 (2.31%) AccuRev
10 8 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (2.31%) Vagrant
11 7 (2.02%) EasyMock
11 7 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (2.02%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.73%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.73%) Hudson
12 6 (1.73%) MSBuild
12 6 (1.73%) Xcode
General
1 38 (10.95%) Finance
2 31 (8.93%) Retail
3 25 (7.20%) Games
4 21 (6.05%) Manufacturing
5 18 (5.19%) Banking
6 17 (4.90%) Electronics
6 17 (4.90%) Marketing
7 12 (3.46%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.31%) Aerospace
8 8 (2.31%) Military
9 6 (1.73%) Legal
10 5 (1.44%) Publishing
11 4 (1.15%) Advertising
12 3 (0.86%) Automotive
12 3 (0.86%) Back Office
13 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (48.41%) .NET
2 159 (45.82%) HTML
3 119 (34.29%) CSS
4 89 (25.65%) ASP.NET
5 87 (25.07%) HTML5
6 78 (22.48%) AngularJS
7 69 (19.88%) jQuery
8 61 (17.58%) Spring
9 58 (16.71%) Java EE
10 46 (13.26%) Node.js
11 44 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (10.95%) Web Services
13 36 (10.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 30 (8.65%) LAMP
15 29 (8.36%) CSS3
16 27 (7.78%) Hibernate
17 26 (7.49%) .NET Framework
18 25 (7.20%) Oracle ADF
19 24 (6.92%) Ajax
20 22 (6.34%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.27%) Computer Science
2 47 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (11.53%) iPad
4 31 (8.93%) Mobile App
5 26 (7.49%) User Experience
6 14 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (3.46%) PKI
8 9 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.31%) Cyberthreat
10 7 (2.02%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.86%) Blog
11 3 (0.86%) NHS
12 2 (0.58%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.58%) HoloLens
12 2 (0.58%) Life Science
12 2 (0.58%) PlayStation
12 2 (0.58%) VHDL
13 1 (0.29%) Cyber Defence
13 1 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 65 (18.73%) Linux
2 38 (10.95%) Windows
3 17 (4.90%) Android
4 13 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.15%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (52.74%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (27.09%) Software Engineering
3 67 (19.31%) MVC
4 48 (13.83%) Scrum
5 47 (13.54%) OO
6 44 (12.68%) SDLC
7 43 (12.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 41 (11.82%) Web Development
9 36 (10.37%) Analytics
10 35 (10.09%) DevOps
11 34 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (8.93%) Test Automation
13 30 (8.65%) SOA
14 28 (8.07%) Mathematics
15 27 (7.78%) Open Source
16 26 (7.49%) Cybersecurity
16 26 (7.49%) Data Analytics
16 26 (7.49%) TDD
17 23 (6.63%) E-Commerce
18 22 (6.34%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 196 (56.48%) C#
2 174 (50.14%) JavaScript
3 151 (43.52%) SQL
4 132 (38.04%) Java
5 64 (18.44%) Python
6 60 (17.29%) C++
6 60 (17.29%) PHP
7 40 (11.53%) Perl
8 38 (10.95%) C
9 37 (10.66%) Ruby
10 31 (8.93%) VB.NET
11 13 (3.75%) Scala
11 13 (3.75%) TypeScript
12 12 (3.46%) Clojure
12 12 (3.46%) Go
13 9 (2.59%) VB
14 7 (2.02%) Haskell
15 6 (1.73%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.73%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 99 (28.53%) Degree
2 16 (4.61%) Numerate Degree
2 16 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.75%) DV Cleared
4 12 (3.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.59%) HND
6 8 (2.31%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.86%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.58%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.58%) HNC
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.88%) QA
2 5 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (4.61%) Hyper-V
1 16 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.46%) Docker
3 9 (2.59%) Firmware
4 3 (0.86%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (2.88%) Puppet
2 8 (2.31%) Terraform
3 6 (1.73%) Ansible
4 2 (0.58%) Packer
Vendors
1 65 (18.73%) Microsoft
2 61 (17.58%) Oracle
3 16 (4.61%) VMware
4 13 (3.75%) SAP
5 11 (3.17%) Google
6 9 (2.59%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.44%) Zend
8 4 (1.15%) Freescale
9 2 (0.58%) Remedy
9 2 (0.58%) Sun
9 2 (0.58%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.29%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
Bolton, Lancashire
Recann
Salary: £45000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benfits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + 8% Pension, Free Parking
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £20k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Guru Careers
Salary: Competitive DOE + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17500 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £35500 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago