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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 41 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 204 248 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.50% 6.16% 4.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.76% 6.48% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 187 238 184
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
3542 3825 3923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.57% 94.94% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2883 3184 3393
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +13 17 £42,500 +31.78% 3
Altrincham -3 13 £42,500 - 1
Bolton -6 7 £45,000 -
Wigan +2 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Cheadle +9 1 - -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 223 (56.31%) C#
2 218 (55.05%) .NET
3 208 (52.53%) JavaScript
4 197 (49.75%) ASP.NET
5 196 (49.49%) CSS
6 194 (48.99%) HTML
7 187 (47.22%) MVC
8 186 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
9 174 (43.94%) SQL Server
10 123 (31.06%) jQuery
11 121 (30.56%) SQL
12 117 (29.55%) OO
13 116 (29.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 87 (21.97%) OOP
15 82 (20.71%) Java
16 80 (20.20%) MySQL
17 76 (19.19%) WCF
18 75 (18.94%) TDD
19 74 (18.69%) Web Services
20 72 (18.18%) Microsoft
21 69 (17.42%) Scrum
21 69 (17.42%) Degree
22 65 (16.41%) PHP
23 62 (15.66%) Web Development
24 56 (14.14%) VB.NET
25 55 (13.89%) XML
26 52 (13.13%) Software Engineering
26 52 (13.13%) .NET Framework
27 51 (12.88%) Ajax
28 50 (12.63%) HTML5

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 36 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.55%) IIS
3 13 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.78%) Umbraco
4 11 (2.78%) WordPress
4 11 (2.78%) Confluence
5 10 (2.53%) Apache
5 10 (2.53%) Node.js
6 7 (1.77%) JBoss
6 7 (1.77%) CMS
7 6 (1.52%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.52%) Drupal
7 6 (1.52%) GlassFish
7 6 (1.52%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.26%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.78%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.52%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (4.55%) Magento
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.25%) Exstream
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.51%) Yammer
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.77%) HTTP
2 6 (1.52%) Internet
3 3 (0.76%) Intranet
4 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (43.94%) SQL Server
2 80 (20.20%) MySQL
3 32 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (3.79%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.52%) Big Data
9 5 (1.26%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.76%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.76%) OLTP
10 3 (0.76%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.51%) DB2
12 1 (0.25%) OLAP
12 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 46 (11.62%) Git (software)
2 37 (9.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (5.81%) JUnit
4 16 (4.04%) Subversion
4 16 (4.04%) JIRA
4 16 (4.04%) Mercurial
5 15 (3.79%) Eclipse
6 11 (2.78%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.78%) Bitbucket
7 9 (2.27%) Ant
8 7 (1.77%) NUnit
9 6 (1.52%) Grunt
10 5 (1.26%) MSBuild
10 5 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.76%) Xcode
12 2 (0.51%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.51%) Selenium
12 2 (0.51%) MSTest
12 2 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (0.51%) Redmine
General
1 28 (7.07%) Finance
2 13 (3.28%) Automotive
2 13 (3.28%) Retail
3 11 (2.78%) Games
4 5 (1.26%) Banking
5 4 (1.01%) Music Industry
5 4 (1.01%) Law
6 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.76%) Marketing
6 3 (0.76%) iGaming
7 2 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.25%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Publishing
8 1 (0.25%) Electronics
8 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.25%) Billing
8 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (55.05%) .NET
2 197 (49.75%) ASP.NET
3 196 (49.49%) CSS
4 194 (48.99%) HTML
5 123 (31.06%) jQuery
6 116 (29.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 76 (19.19%) WCF
8 74 (18.69%) Web Services
9 55 (13.89%) XML
10 52 (13.13%) .NET Framework
11 51 (12.88%) Ajax
12 50 (12.63%) HTML5
13 40 (10.10%) J2EE
14 34 (8.59%) Entity Framework
14 34 (8.59%) CSS3
15 32 (8.08%) SOAP
16 26 (6.57%) Spring
16 26 (6.57%) WPF
16 26 (6.57%) AngularJS
17 25 (6.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.05%) Mobile App
3 15 (3.79%) User Experience
3 15 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.53%) iPhone
6 8 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.26%) Animation
8 4 (1.01%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.01%) Interactive TV
9 3 (0.76%) NHS
9 3 (0.76%) Physics
9 3 (0.76%) Online Games
9 3 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.76%) iPad
10 2 (0.51%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.51%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.51%) Open Source
10 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.51%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.85%) Linux
2 31 (7.83%) Windows
3 21 (5.30%) Android
4 16 (4.04%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (47.22%) MVC
2 186 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (29.55%) OO
4 87 (21.97%) OOP
5 75 (18.94%) TDD
6 69 (17.42%) Scrum
7 62 (15.66%) Web Development
8 52 (13.13%) Software Engineering
9 46 (11.62%) Unit Testing
10 41 (10.35%) Mentoring
11 31 (7.83%) E-Commerce
12 23 (5.81%) iOS Development
13 21 (5.30%) BDD
13 21 (5.30%) Android Development
13 21 (5.30%) Mobile Development
14 20 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (4.80%) UML
16 18 (4.55%) Project Management
17 16 (4.04%) Web Design
18 14 (3.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 223 (56.31%) C#
2 208 (52.53%) JavaScript
3 121 (30.56%) SQL
4 82 (20.71%) Java
5 65 (16.41%) PHP
6 56 (14.14%) VB.NET
7 19 (4.80%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.78%) Objective-C
8 11 (2.78%) C++
9 7 (1.77%) C
10 4 (1.01%) Delphi
10 4 (1.01%) Python
10 4 (1.01%) Scala
11 2 (0.51%) Ruby
11 2 (0.51%) X++
11 2 (0.51%) VC++
12 1 (0.25%) VB
12 1 (0.25%) PHP5
12 1 (0.25%) Groovy
12 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (17.42%) Degree
2 5 (1.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.25%) OCA
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.25%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.26%) SLA
2 3 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Vendors
1 72 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.31%) Oracle
3 15 (3.79%) Zend
4 8 (2.02%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.26%) Facebook
5 5 (1.26%) Twitter
6 4 (1.01%) Perforce
7 3 (0.76%) Embarcadero
7 3 (0.76%) Sybase
7 3 (0.76%) SAP
7 3 (0.76%) Hitachi
7 3 (0.76%) Google
8 2 (0.51%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.51%) hybris
9 1 (0.25%) Teradata
9 1 (0.25%) Telerik
9 1 (0.25%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.25%) webMethods
9 1 (0.25%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.25%) Informatica
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