The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2271 1778 2144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.08% 30.94% 32.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.29% 31.89% 33.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2012 1596 1810
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 £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 5931 5576 6456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.83% 97.04% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4959 4681 5205
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
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 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 28 March 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 28 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
Manchester 0 1444 £40,000 - 288
Cheshire +1 437 £40,000 +6.66% 109
Lancashire 0 190 £35,000 - 38
Merseyside 0 185 £40,000 - 36
Cumbria +9 3 £46,000 +37.31% 1
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 1987 (45.50%) .NET
2 1893 (43.35%) C#
3 1888 (43.23%) JavaScript
4 1833 (41.97%) Agile Software Development
5 1780 (40.76%) HTML
6 1615 (36.98%) SQL Server
7 1587 (36.34%) CSS
8 1552 (35.54%) MVC
9 1542 (35.31%) SQL
10 1293 (29.61%) ASP.NET
11 1121 (25.67%) jQuery
12 907 (20.77%) TDD
13 849 (19.44%) Web Development
14 812 (18.59%) AngularJS
15 807 (18.48%) PHP
16 776 (17.77%) Java
17 741 (16.97%) ASP.NET MVC
18 704 (16.12%) Microsoft
19 674 (15.43%) HTML5
20 668 (15.30%) Git (software)
21 660 (15.11%) MySQL
21 660 (15.11%) OO
22 621 (14.22%) Web Services
23 481 (11.01%) Scrum
24 467 (10.69%) .NET Framework
25 465 (10.65%) WCF
26 458 (10.49%) Degree
27 457 (10.46%) Finance
28 441 (10.10%) ASP.NET Web API
29 439 (10.05%) Node.js

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
1 180 (4.12%) WordPress
2 160 (3.66%) CMS
3 122 (2.79%) Tomcat
4 87 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 86 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
6 71 (1.63%) Umbraco
7 69 (1.58%) Apache
8 61 (1.40%) Drupal
9 47 (1.08%) WebSphere
10 43 (0.98%) Apache Spark
11 41 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
12 39 (0.89%) IIS
13 30 (0.69%) JBoss
14 25 (0.57%) Apache Pig
15 21 (0.48%) Apache Solr
16 20 (0.46%) Confluence
16 20 (0.46%) nginx
17 18 (0.41%) EPiServer
17 18 (0.41%) WebLogic
18 14 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 295 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 71 (1.63%) Photoshop
3 33 (0.76%) MS Office
4 14 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (0.25%) InVision
6 10 (0.23%) Fireworks
7 8 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.092%) HipChat
8 4 (0.092%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.046%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.023%) GIMP
10 1 (0.023%) InDesign
10 1 (0.023%) MS Project
10 1 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 160 (3.66%) Magento
2 60 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (0.41%) Visualfiles
5 12 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.21%) OpenCart
7 7 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
8 6 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.14%) Sage 200
9 5 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.11%) PlanetPress Connect
9 5 (0.11%) SAP AFS
9 5 (0.11%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.11%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 262 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 212 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (1.81%) SaaS
4 56 (1.28%) GitHub
5 48 (1.10%) Google Play
6 31 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 30 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.39%) Google Analytics
9 16 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.27%) iTunes
11 10 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.23%) Office 365
12 9 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
14 6 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.11%) Sage Pay
16 4 (0.092%) AdWords
16 4 (0.092%) PaaS
17 3 (0.069%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 3 (0.069%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 122 (2.79%) Internet
2 75 (1.72%) HTTP
3 25 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.44%) Intranet
5 18 (0.41%) FTP
6 12 (0.27%) SMTP
7 11 (0.25%) Broadband
7 11 (0.25%) DNS
7 11 (0.25%) Skype
8 8 (0.18%) LDAP
9 7 (0.16%) Ethernet
9 7 (0.16%) RS-232
10 6 (0.14%) Firewall
11 5 (0.11%) SMS
11 5 (0.11%) SSL
12 3 (0.069%) Network Security
12 3 (0.069%) Wireless
13 2 (0.046%) IMAP
13 2 (0.046%) SS7
13 2 (0.046%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1615 (36.98%) SQL Server
2 660 (15.11%) MySQL
3 334 (7.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 314 (7.19%) SQL Server 2014
5 278 (6.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 215 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 196 (4.49%) NoSQL
8 192 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
9 175 (4.01%) MongoDB
10 170 (3.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 141 (3.23%) Big Data
12 132 (3.02%) Relational Database
13 101 (2.31%) Hadoop
14 97 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
15 76 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
16 69 (1.58%) SQL Server 2016
17 58 (1.33%) RDBMS
18 47 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
19 46 (1.05%) Oracle Database
20 39 (0.89%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 668 (15.30%) Git (software)
2 246 (5.63%) Visual Studio
3 181 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 172 (3.94%) Subversion
5 153 (3.50%) JIRA
6 144 (3.30%) NUnit
7 119 (2.72%) JUnit
8 95 (2.18%) Jenkins
9 93 (2.13%) Maven
10 81 (1.85%) Eclipse
11 79 (1.81%) MSTest
12 75 (1.72%) Moq
13 72 (1.65%) Selenium
14 64 (1.47%) Grunt
15 62 (1.42%) Rhino Mocks
16 60 (1.37%) gulp
17 55 (1.26%) TeamCity
18 51 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 39 (0.89%) Mercurial
20 37 (0.85%) Vagrant
General
1 457 (10.46%) Finance
2 228 (5.22%) Retail
3 206 (4.72%) Marketing
4 159 (3.64%) Games
5 90 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 81 (1.85%) Advertising
7 66 (1.51%) Legal
8 63 (1.44%) Banking
9 53 (1.21%) Telecoms
10 36 (0.82%) Law
11 30 (0.69%) Electronics
12 14 (0.32%) Back Office
12 14 (0.32%) Publishing
13 12 (0.27%) Automotive
14 10 (0.23%) Military
15 8 (0.18%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.14%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.14%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.14%) Music Industry
17 5 (0.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1987 (45.50%) .NET
2 1780 (40.76%) HTML
3 1587 (36.34%) CSS
4 1293 (29.61%) ASP.NET
5 1121 (25.67%) jQuery
6 812 (18.59%) AngularJS
7 741 (16.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 674 (15.43%) HTML5
9 621 (14.22%) Web Services
10 467 (10.69%) .NET Framework
11 465 (10.65%) WCF
12 441 (10.10%) ASP.NET Web API
13 439 (10.05%) Node.js
14 393 (9.00%) CSS3
15 378 (8.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 371 (8.50%) RESTful
17 364 (8.34%) Spring
18 311 (7.12%) XML
19 309 (7.08%) Entity Framework
20 279 (6.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 408 (9.34%) iPad
2 298 (6.82%) User Experience
3 267 (6.11%) Computer Science
4 245 (5.61%) Mobile App
5 171 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 94 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
7 73 (1.67%) N-Tier
8 43 (0.98%) Data Structures
9 42 (0.96%) Algorithms
10 41 (0.94%) iPhone
11 31 (0.71%) Smartphone
12 29 (0.66%) Management Information System
13 26 (0.60%) Social Media
14 25 (0.57%) Tandem
14 25 (0.57%) Xbox
15 23 (0.53%) Social Network
16 22 (0.50%) Device Driver
17 21 (0.48%) Digital TV
17 21 (0.48%) Fintech
18 20 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 356 (8.15%) Linux
2 301 (6.89%) Windows
3 197 (4.51%) Apple iOS
4 190 (4.35%) Android
5 39 (0.89%) Unix
6 26 (0.60%) Windows Server
7 22 (0.50%) Mac OS X
8 20 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
9 19 (0.44%) Mac OS
9 19 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.18%) CentOS
12 7 (0.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 6 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.14%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.069%) Debian
15 3 (0.069%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.069%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1833 (41.97%) Agile Software Development
2 1552 (35.54%) MVC
3 907 (20.77%) TDD
4 849 (19.44%) Web Development
5 660 (15.11%) OO
6 481 (11.01%) Scrum
7 407 (9.32%) E-Commerce
8 399 (9.14%) Software Engineering
9 357 (8.17%) Front End Development
10 353 (8.08%) OOP
11 352 (8.06%) Web Application Development
12 350 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
13 341 (7.81%) BDD
14 305 (6.98%) Unit Testing
15 301 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
16 293 (6.71%) SDLC
17 224 (5.13%) Kanban
18 205 (4.69%) Mentoring
19 202 (4.63%) Dependency Injection
20 150 (3.43%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1893 (43.35%) C#
2 1888 (43.23%) JavaScript
3 1542 (35.31%) SQL
4 807 (18.48%) PHP
5 776 (17.77%) Java
6 370 (8.47%) T-SQL
7 269 (6.16%) VB.NET
8 225 (5.15%) Ruby
9 169 (3.87%) C++
10 168 (3.85%) Python
11 111 (2.54%) VB
12 96 (2.20%) C
13 73 (1.67%) Objective-C
13 73 (1.67%) Perl
14 67 (1.53%) Apple Swift
15 64 (1.47%) TypeScript
16 57 (1.31%) PL/SQL
17 50 (1.14%) Groovy
17 50 (1.14%) Scala
18 49 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 458 (10.49%) Degree
2 47 (1.08%) Security Cleared
3 30 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 15 (0.34%) HNC
5 15 (0.34%) HND
6 14 (0.32%) DV Cleared
7 13 (0.30%) Siebel Certification
8 9 (0.21%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.14%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.11%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.092%) MCP
11 4 (0.092%) MySQL Certification
11 4 (0.092%) PhD
12 2 (0.046%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.023%) OCP
13 1 (0.023%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.023%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (2.20%) QA
2 24 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.32%) WAI
4 8 (0.18%) HL7
4 8 (0.18%) SLA
5 5 (0.11%) WCAG
6 3 (0.069%) GCP
7 2 (0.046%) GDPR
7 2 (0.046%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.046%) PMO
8 1 (0.023%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.023%) SDET
System Software
1 76 (1.74%) Docker
2 22 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.16%) Varnish
6 6 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.11%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.092%) Firmware
9 3 (0.069%) HDFS
10 1 (0.023%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.023%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.023%) Xen
Systems Management
1 59 (1.35%) Kibana
2 27 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (0.55%) Puppet
4 21 (0.48%) Ansible
4 21 (0.48%) Terraform
5 15 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 15 (0.34%) Capistrano
5 15 (0.34%) WSUS
6 9 (0.21%) Packer
7 7 (0.16%) logstash
7 7 (0.16%) Salt
8 4 (0.092%) cPanel
9 2 (0.046%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.046%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.046%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.046%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.046%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.046%) Plesk
10 1 (0.023%) Grafana
10 1 (0.023%) Marathon
Vendors
1 704 (16.12%) Microsoft
2 309 (7.08%) Oracle
3 189 (4.33%) Google
4 75 (1.72%) SAP
5 74 (1.69%) Zend
6 51 (1.17%) Xamarin
7 50 (1.14%) Sitecore
8 42 (0.96%) Facebook
9 40 (0.92%) Apple
10 39 (0.89%) IBM
11 35 (0.80%) Adobe
12 30 (0.69%) VMware
13 29 (0.66%) Tableau
14 28 (0.64%) Twitter
15 21 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
16 19 (0.44%) Red Hat
17 15 (0.34%) Atlassian
18 13 (0.30%) Siebel
19 12 (0.27%) HP
19 12 (0.27%) LexisNexis
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus annual bonus plus package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000, Pension Scheme, Personal Training Budget, 25 Holidays
Posted: 3 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + 25% bonus, 28 days holiday
Posted: 1 hour ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25500 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winsford, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sale, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Part Remote
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago