The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 53 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 183 242 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.76% 5.96% 6.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.97% 6.27% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 161 204 240
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,450 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Senior Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3685 3859 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.79% 95.03% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3093 3186 3184
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Manchester

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Senior Developer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -7 12 £42,500 - 3
Altrincham +11 9 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Bolton +5 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Salford +3 2 £50,000 +21.21% 1
Sale -4 2 £38,750 -8.82%
Cheadle +4 1 £55,000 -
Bury - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title.

1 200 (54.50%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (50.14%) .NET
3 183 (49.86%) C#
4 172 (46.87%) JavaScript
5 151 (41.14%) HTML
6 150 (40.87%) ASP.NET
7 149 (40.60%) MVC
8 140 (38.15%) CSS
9 127 (34.60%) SQL Server
10 114 (31.06%) OO
11 101 (27.52%) SQL
11 101 (27.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 97 (26.43%) TDD
13 92 (25.07%) Java
14 83 (22.62%) Web Services
15 78 (21.25%) jQuery
16 77 (20.98%) Scrum
17 72 (19.62%) WCF
18 64 (17.44%) XML
19 61 (16.62%) Software Engineering
20 54 (14.71%) AngularJS
21 53 (14.44%) .NET Framework
21 53 (14.44%) OOP
22 51 (13.90%) Team Foundation Server
22 51 (13.90%) Degree
23 50 (13.62%) WPF
23 50 (13.62%) Spring
24 48 (13.08%) MySQL
25 47 (12.81%) SQL Server 2008
26 46 (12.53%) E-Commerce

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (5.45%) Node.js
2 19 (5.18%) WordPress
3 15 (4.09%) Umbraco
3 15 (4.09%) IIS
4 12 (3.27%) CMS
5 11 (3.00%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.45%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.18%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.63%) Apache
9 5 (1.36%) Drupal
9 5 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.82%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.82%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.82%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.54%) Kentico
11 2 (0.54%) ExpressionEngine
11 2 (0.54%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (2.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (4.36%) Magento
2 7 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.36%) SaaS
4 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.27%) Office 365
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.09%) HTTP
1 4 (1.09%) Internet
2 2 (0.54%) SSL
3 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (34.60%) SQL Server
2 48 (13.08%) MySQL
3 47 (12.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (8.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (6.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (4.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (4.09%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.72%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.72%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.72%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.18%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.63%) Big Data
11 6 (1.63%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.09%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 51 (13.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (9.26%) Git (software)
3 20 (5.45%) Mercurial
4 19 (5.18%) NUnit
4 19 (5.18%) Eclipse
5 15 (4.09%) Visual Studio
5 15 (4.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 13 (3.54%) Subversion
7 12 (3.27%) JUnit
8 11 (3.00%) Jenkins
9 9 (2.45%) Grunt
9 9 (2.45%) Jasmine
10 8 (2.18%) Ant
11 7 (1.91%) Selenium
12 6 (1.63%) Maven
13 5 (1.36%) ReSharper
13 5 (1.36%) NetBeans
13 5 (1.36%) Moq
13 5 (1.36%) Mockito
13 5 (1.36%) PhpStorm
General
1 23 (6.27%) Finance
2 15 (4.09%) Games
3 10 (2.72%) Marketing
4 8 (2.18%) Retail
5 5 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.09%) Legal
6 4 (1.09%) Banking
7 3 (0.82%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.82%) Music Industry
7 3 (0.82%) Electronics
7 3 (0.82%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.54%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (50.14%) .NET
2 151 (41.14%) HTML
3 150 (40.87%) ASP.NET
4 140 (38.15%) CSS
5 101 (27.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 83 (22.62%) Web Services
7 78 (21.25%) jQuery
8 72 (19.62%) WCF
9 64 (17.44%) XML
10 54 (14.71%) AngularJS
11 53 (14.44%) .NET Framework
12 50 (13.62%) WPF
12 50 (13.62%) Spring
13 36 (9.81%) Hibernate
14 34 (9.26%) HTML5
14 34 (9.26%) RESTful
15 33 (8.99%) J2EE
16 31 (8.45%) Entity Framework
17 28 (7.63%) JSON
18 27 (7.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.90%) Computer Science
2 16 (4.36%) Mobile App
2 16 (4.36%) User Experience
3 8 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.91%) Xbox
5 5 (1.36%) iPhone
5 5 (1.36%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.36%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (1.09%) Social Media
6 4 (1.09%) Blog
6 4 (1.09%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.82%) Physics
7 3 (0.82%) iPad
7 3 (0.82%) E-Learning
7 3 (0.82%) Interactive TV
7 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.82%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.72%) Windows
2 22 (5.99%) Linux
3 19 (5.18%) Android
3 19 (5.18%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.36%) UNIX
5 4 (1.09%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.09%) AIX
6 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (54.50%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (40.60%) MVC
3 114 (31.06%) OO
4 97 (26.43%) TDD
5 77 (20.98%) Scrum
6 61 (16.62%) Software Engineering
7 53 (14.44%) OOP
8 46 (12.53%) E-Commerce
9 39 (10.63%) BDD
10 37 (10.08%) Mentoring
11 34 (9.26%) Web Development
12 33 (8.99%) Unit Testing
13 30 (8.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (6.54%) ETL
15 22 (5.99%) Project Management
15 22 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (4.63%) Mobile Development
17 16 (4.36%) Multithreading
18 15 (4.09%) MVVM
18 15 (4.09%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 183 (49.86%) C#
2 172 (46.87%) JavaScript
3 101 (27.52%) SQL
4 92 (25.07%) Java
5 44 (11.99%) PHP
6 29 (7.90%) VB.NET
7 23 (6.27%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.00%) C++
8 11 (3.00%) Objective-C
9 6 (1.63%) C
10 4 (1.09%) Ruby
11 3 (0.82%) VC++
11 3 (0.82%) VB
11 3 (0.82%) Groovy
11 3 (0.82%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.54%) X++
12 2 (0.54%) PHP5
13 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.27%) Clojure
13 1 (0.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 51 (13.90%) Degree
2 2 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.27%) MCP
3 1 (0.27%) HND
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.63%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.82%) Puppet
1 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (10.90%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.72%) Oracle
3 20 (5.45%) Zend
4 10 (2.72%) Perforce
4 10 (2.72%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.36%) SAP
5 5 (1.36%) IBM
6 4 (1.09%) Hitachi
6 4 (1.09%) Facebook
6 4 (1.09%) Twitter
6 4 (1.09%) Google
7 3 (0.82%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.82%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.54%) hybris
8 2 (0.54%) Apple
9 1 (0.27%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe
9 1 (0.27%) Teradata
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