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

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

Developer
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2461 1832 2108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 36.02% 32.56% 33.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.27% 33.32% 34.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2171 1670 1812
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,486 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6604 5498 6171
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.65% 97.72% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5400 4661 5042
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the North West

Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Developer in the North West

Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in the North West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in the North West

Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Manchester 0 1541 £40,000 - 248
Cheshire 0 482 £40,000 +14.28% 73
Merseyside 0 211 £40,000 +6.66% 50
Lancashire 0 192 £35,000 +7.69% 38
Cumbria +8 15 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 North West region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 2161 (46.16%) JavaScript
2 2077 (44.36%) .NET
3 1996 (42.63%) C#
4 1962 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
5 1928 (41.18%) HTML
6 1767 (37.74%) SQL
7 1726 (36.86%) CSS
8 1717 (36.67%) SQL Server
9 1595 (34.07%) MVC
10 1366 (29.18%) ASP.NET
11 1160 (24.78%) jQuery
12 982 (20.97%) TDD
13 954 (20.38%) AngularJS
14 874 (18.67%) PHP
15 848 (18.11%) Java
16 815 (17.41%) Web Development
17 774 (16.53%) HTML5
18 771 (16.47%) ASP.NET MVC
19 761 (16.25%) Microsoft
20 742 (15.85%) Web Services
21 694 (14.82%) OO
22 681 (14.55%) Git (software)
23 624 (13.33%) Finance
24 622 (13.28%) MySQL
25 522 (11.15%) Node.js
26 520 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
27 518 (11.06%) Scrum
28 509 (10.87%) Degree
29 488 (10.42%) E-Commerce
30 484 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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
1 207 (4.42%) CMS
2 170 (3.63%) WordPress
3 118 (2.52%) Apache
4 91 (1.94%) Umbraco
5 87 (1.86%) SharePoint
6 86 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
7 83 (1.77%) Drupal
8 80 (1.71%) Tomcat
9 76 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
10 57 (1.22%) Apache Spark
11 50 (1.07%) IIS
12 48 (1.03%) WebSphere
13 29 (0.62%) EPiServer
14 27 (0.58%) WebLogic
15 26 (0.56%) nginx
16 24 (0.51%) Confluence
17 23 (0.49%) JBoss
17 23 (0.49%) OpenEdge
18 22 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 19 (0.41%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 65 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 59 (1.26%) Photoshop
3 36 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
4 23 (0.49%) FileZilla
5 13 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.21%) InVision
7 9 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.19%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.064%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.043%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.043%) GIMP
9 2 (0.043%) HipChat
9 2 (0.043%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.021%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.021%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.021%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.021%) InDesign
10 1 (0.021%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 144 (3.08%) Magento
2 59 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 55 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 15 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 13 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
7 10 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
7 10 (0.21%) Visualfiles
8 7 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.15%) Sage 200
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 5 (0.11%) nopCommerce
10 5 (0.11%) PlanetPress Connect
10 5 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
11 4 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.085%) Shopify
12 3 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
12 3 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 296 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 285 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (2.20%) SaaS
4 68 (1.45%) GitHub
5 47 (1.00%) Google Play
6 34 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (0.32%) Office 365
9 14 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
9 14 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 14 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
10 12 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.19%) Google Analytics
13 7 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
13 7 (0.15%) Force.com
14 5 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
15 4 (0.085%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 117 (2.50%) Internet
2 113 (2.41%) HTTP
3 47 (1.00%) FTP
4 40 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 36 (0.77%) Intranet
6 31 (0.66%) SMTP
7 23 (0.49%) Broadband
8 21 (0.45%) RS-232
9 17 (0.36%) Ethernet
10 11 (0.23%) Wireless
11 10 (0.21%) SMS
12 8 (0.17%) Skype
13 7 (0.15%) DNS
14 5 (0.11%) SSL
15 4 (0.085%) LDAP
15 4 (0.085%) SSH
16 2 (0.043%) Extranet
16 2 (0.043%) Firewall
16 2 (0.043%) IMAP
16 2 (0.043%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1717 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 622 (13.28%) MySQL
3 376 (8.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 335 (7.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 308 (6.58%) SQL Server 2014
6 253 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
7 215 (4.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 200 (4.27%) NoSQL
9 196 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 180 (3.84%) MongoDB
11 171 (3.65%) SQL Server 2016
12 155 (3.31%) Relational Database
13 128 (2.73%) Big Data
14 107 (2.29%) Hadoop
15 103 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
16 88 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
17 72 (1.54%) RDBMS
18 62 (1.32%) Power BI
19 53 (1.13%) Oracle Database
20 48 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 681 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 302 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 194 (4.14%) Subversion
4 155 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 145 (3.10%) JIRA
6 133 (2.84%) Jenkins
7 120 (2.56%) Selenium
8 119 (2.54%) JUnit
9 103 (2.20%) NUnit
10 87 (1.86%) Eclipse
10 87 (1.86%) gulp
11 84 (1.79%) TeamCity
12 80 (1.71%) Grunt
13 72 (1.54%) MSTest
14 64 (1.37%) Maven
15 57 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 55 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 44 (0.94%) Bitbucket
18 38 (0.81%) Mercurial
18 38 (0.81%) Moq
General
1 624 (13.33%) Finance
2 280 (5.98%) Retail
3 220 (4.70%) Marketing
4 187 (3.99%) Games
5 112 (2.39%) Manufacturing
6 88 (1.88%) Banking
6 88 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 77 (1.64%) Advertising
8 76 (1.62%) Electronics
9 70 (1.50%) Legal
10 41 (0.88%) Law
11 32 (0.68%) Back Office
12 16 (0.34%) Publishing
13 13 (0.28%) Automotive
13 13 (0.28%) Investment Banking
14 10 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.21%) Military
15 9 (0.19%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.17%) Billing
16 8 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2077 (44.36%) .NET
2 1928 (41.18%) HTML
3 1726 (36.86%) CSS
4 1366 (29.18%) ASP.NET
5 1160 (24.78%) jQuery
6 954 (20.38%) AngularJS
7 774 (16.53%) HTML5
8 771 (16.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 742 (15.85%) Web Services
10 522 (11.15%) Node.js
11 520 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 484 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 477 (10.19%) .NET Framework
14 456 (9.74%) CSS3
15 433 (9.25%) RESTful
16 371 (7.92%) Spring
16 371 (7.92%) XML
17 369 (7.88%) WCF
18 311 (6.64%) Entity Framework
19 296 (6.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 399 (8.52%) iPad
2 316 (6.75%) User Experience
3 282 (6.02%) Mobile App
4 265 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
5 263 (5.62%) Computer Science
6 209 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
7 118 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
8 81 (1.73%) N-Tier
9 80 (1.71%) Data Structures
10 55 (1.17%) Management Information System
11 41 (0.88%) iPhone
12 40 (0.85%) Fintech
13 37 (0.79%) Social Media
14 35 (0.75%) Algorithms
15 29 (0.62%) Internet of Things
16 27 (0.58%) Digital TV
17 26 (0.56%) Blog
18 25 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
19 22 (0.47%) Driving Licence
19 22 (0.47%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 412 (8.80%) Linux
2 326 (6.96%) Windows
3 223 (4.76%) Android
4 208 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 51 (1.09%) Unix
6 43 (0.92%) Mac OS
7 23 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 18 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
9 17 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (0.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 15 (0.32%) Windows Server
11 10 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.19%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.13%) Debian
13 6 (0.13%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.064%) CentOS
14 3 (0.064%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.064%) Windows Phone 8
15 2 (0.043%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.043%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1962 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1595 (34.07%) MVC
3 982 (20.97%) TDD
4 815 (17.41%) Web Development
5 694 (14.82%) OO
6 518 (11.06%) Scrum
7 488 (10.42%) E-Commerce
8 440 (9.40%) Front End Development
9 425 (9.08%) Business Intelligence
10 420 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
10 420 (8.97%) Software Engineering
11 391 (8.35%) Web Application Development
12 388 (8.29%) OOP
13 384 (8.20%) BDD
14 335 (7.16%) SDLC
14 335 (7.16%) Unit Testing
15 262 (5.60%) Test Automation
16 255 (5.45%) Dependency Injection
17 216 (4.61%) Mentoring
18 210 (4.49%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2161 (46.16%) JavaScript
2 1996 (42.63%) C#
3 1767 (37.74%) SQL
4 874 (18.67%) PHP
5 848 (18.11%) Java
6 441 (9.42%) T-SQL
7 233 (4.98%) Ruby
8 225 (4.81%) VB.NET
9 187 (3.99%) C++
10 183 (3.91%) Python
11 125 (2.67%) VB
12 108 (2.31%) C
13 85 (1.82%) Objective-C
14 81 (1.73%) TypeScript
15 76 (1.62%) PL/SQL
16 75 (1.60%) Perl
17 59 (1.26%) Apple Swift
18 53 (1.13%) F#
19 37 (0.79%) Groovy
20 35 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 509 (10.87%) Degree
2 116 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (0.88%) Security Cleared
4 26 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (0.43%) Siebel Certification
6 19 (0.41%) SC Cleared
7 18 (0.38%) HND
8 17 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
9 13 (0.28%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.26%) PhD
11 11 (0.23%) HNC
11 11 (0.23%) Master's Degree
12 9 (0.19%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.19%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.13%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.13%) MCP
14 4 (0.085%) Sun Certification
15 3 (0.064%) DBS Check
16 2 (0.043%) MCAD
16 2 (0.043%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (2.31%) QA
2 43 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.15%) SLA
3 7 (0.15%) WAI
4 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.11%) GCP
6 4 (0.085%) WCAG
7 2 (0.043%) GDPR
7 2 (0.043%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.021%) HL7
8 1 (0.021%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (1.32%) Docker
2 16 (0.34%) Hyper-V
2 16 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.21%) Firmware
5 8 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.085%) HDFS
7 3 (0.064%) Varnish
8 1 (0.021%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.021%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 73 (1.56%) Kibana
2 43 (0.92%) Puppet
3 26 (0.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 26 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (0.56%) WSUS
4 19 (0.41%) Terraform
5 18 (0.38%) Ansible
6 10 (0.21%) Capistrano
7 7 (0.15%) Packer
8 4 (0.085%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.085%) logstash
9 3 (0.064%) Salt
10 2 (0.043%) Plesk
10 2 (0.043%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.043%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.021%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.021%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 761 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 312 (6.66%) Oracle
3 168 (3.59%) Google
4 104 (2.22%) SAP
5 100 (2.14%) Zend
6 94 (2.01%) Sitecore
7 74 (1.58%) Facebook
8 64 (1.37%) Xamarin
9 40 (0.85%) Adobe
10 39 (0.83%) Twitter
11 37 (0.79%) Apple
12 35 (0.75%) Tableau
13 27 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
14 26 (0.56%) hybris
15 25 (0.53%) IBM
16 24 (0.51%) Cognos
16 24 (0.51%) PayPal
17 21 (0.45%) VMware
18 20 (0.43%) Siebel
19 15 (0.32%) Red Hat
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