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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 32 32 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 244 256 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.00% 6.64% 4.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.32% 7.02% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 206 241 168
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
3863 3647 3645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.98% 94.53% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3189 3184 3202
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2014.

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 2014. 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 +4 25 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Cheadle +1 5 - -
Wigan -5 5 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Rochdale - 4 £39,500 -
Altrincham -3 3 £42,500 +4.93%
Bolton -20 3 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Oldham +4 2 £45,000 +14.66% 1
Salford -3 2 £41,250 -0.60%
Sale +6 1 £42,500 +26.86%
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 300 (63.56%) C#
2 279 (59.11%) .NET
3 240 (50.85%) MVC
4 234 (49.58%) ASP.NET
5 230 (48.73%) SQL Server
6 202 (42.80%) JavaScript
7 186 (39.41%) HTML
8 182 (38.56%) Agile Software Development
9 165 (34.96%) OO
10 162 (34.32%) CSS
11 154 (32.63%) WCF
12 144 (30.51%) jQuery
13 139 (29.45%) TDD
14 128 (27.12%) .NET Framework
14 128 (27.12%) SQL
14 128 (27.12%) ASP.NET MVC
15 123 (26.06%) Scrum
16 104 (22.03%) Java
17 100 (21.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 89 (18.86%) E-Commerce
19 86 (18.22%) Team Foundation Server
20 77 (16.31%) XML
21 71 (15.04%) LINQ
22 70 (14.83%) Web Development
23 67 (14.19%) Web Services
24 63 (13.35%) WPF
24 63 (13.35%) Unit Testing
25 57 (12.08%) Microsoft
26 55 (11.65%) Degree
27 53 (11.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 40 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.66%) Tomcat
3 21 (4.45%) IIS
4 18 (3.81%) CMS
5 12 (2.54%) Node.js
6 10 (2.12%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.06%) Apache
7 5 (1.06%) Lync
7 5 (1.06%) WordPress
8 4 (0.85%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.64%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.64%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.42%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.21%) SAS
11 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 28 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.42%) MS Office
5 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.91%) Magento
2 5 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.64%) IaaS
2 3 (0.64%) SaaS
2 3 (0.64%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.18%) HTTP
2 14 (2.97%) Internet
3 6 (1.27%) Intranet
4 1 (0.21%) SSH
4 1 (0.21%) DNS
4 1 (0.21%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (48.73%) SQL Server
2 48 (10.17%) MySQL
3 45 (9.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (7.84%) Relational Database
5 23 (4.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (2.97%) DB2
7 12 (2.54%) RavenDB
8 10 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.27%) Big Data
12 4 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.64%) QlikView
13 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.64%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.42%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 86 (18.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (9.53%) Visual Studio
3 37 (7.84%) Git (software)
4 21 (4.45%) Subversion
4 21 (4.45%) Maven
5 17 (3.60%) Selenium
6 16 (3.39%) Eclipse
7 15 (3.18%) JUnit
8 12 (2.54%) SpecFlow
8 12 (2.54%) ReSharper
9 10 (2.12%) Ant
10 9 (1.91%) NUnit
11 8 (1.69%) Jenkins
12 6 (1.27%) MSTest
12 6 (1.27%) NetBeans
13 4 (0.85%) Grunt
13 4 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
14 3 (0.64%) Dreamweaver
14 3 (0.64%) JMeter
14 3 (0.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 37 (7.84%) Finance
2 17 (3.60%) Retail
3 16 (3.39%) Marketing
4 15 (3.18%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.91%) Billing
6 8 (1.69%) Advertising
7 7 (1.48%) Games
8 6 (1.27%) Automotive
9 3 (0.64%) Law
9 3 (0.64%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.21%) Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (59.11%) .NET
2 234 (49.58%) ASP.NET
3 186 (39.41%) HTML
4 162 (34.32%) CSS
5 154 (32.63%) WCF
6 144 (30.51%) jQuery
7 128 (27.12%) .NET Framework
7 128 (27.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 100 (21.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 77 (16.31%) XML
10 71 (15.04%) LINQ
11 67 (14.19%) Web Services
12 63 (13.35%) WPF
13 53 (11.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 49 (10.38%) J2EE
15 45 (9.53%) Ajax
16 42 (8.90%) Hibernate
17 41 (8.69%) Spring
18 31 (6.57%) REST
19 30 (6.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.30%) N-Tier
2 24 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.48%) Social Media
5 7 (1.48%) iPad
5 7 (1.48%) iPhone
6 3 (0.64%) Informatics
6 3 (0.64%) Graphic Design
6 3 (0.64%) NHS
6 3 (0.64%) RIA
7 2 (0.42%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.42%) Xbox
7 2 (0.42%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.21%) Clustering
8 1 (0.21%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.21%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.26%) Windows
2 31 (6.57%) Linux
3 28 (5.93%) Android
4 23 (4.87%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.48%) UNIX
6 5 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (50.85%) MVC
2 182 (38.56%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (34.96%) OO
4 139 (29.45%) TDD
5 123 (26.06%) Scrum
6 89 (18.86%) E-Commerce
7 70 (14.83%) Web Development
8 63 (13.35%) Unit Testing
9 50 (10.59%) Software Engineering
10 49 (10.38%) OOD
11 48 (10.17%) OOP
12 40 (8.47%) SOA
13 34 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (6.99%) Project Management
14 33 (6.99%) Pair Programming
15 31 (6.57%) UML
16 25 (5.30%) BDD
17 21 (4.45%) Kanban
18 20 (4.24%) Android Development
19 19 (4.03%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 300 (63.56%) C#
2 202 (42.80%) JavaScript
3 128 (27.12%) SQL
4 104 (22.03%) Java
5 42 (8.90%) PHP
6 35 (7.42%) T-SQL
7 30 (6.36%) VB.NET
8 12 (2.54%) Objective-C
9 10 (2.12%) TypeScript
10 9 (1.91%) Delphi
11 8 (1.69%) PHP5
12 6 (1.27%) C
12 6 (1.27%) C++
12 6 (1.27%) Ruby
13 5 (1.06%) XPath
13 5 (1.06%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.85%) VBA
15 3 (0.64%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.64%) Python
16 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (11.65%) Degree
2 8 (1.69%) MCP
3 5 (1.06%) CCNP
3 5 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.42%) MCSD
6 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.85%) Puppet
2 3 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 50 (10.59%) Oracle
3 11 (2.33%) Zend
3 11 (2.33%) Sybase
4 8 (1.69%) Wonderware
5 5 (1.06%) Embarcadero
5 5 (1.06%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.85%) Siemens
6 4 (0.85%) Adobe
6 4 (0.85%) VMware
6 4 (0.85%) Google
7 3 (0.64%) JBoss
7 3 (0.64%) Tableau
8 2 (0.42%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.42%) LexisNexis
8 2 (0.42%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.21%) Endeca
9 1 (0.21%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.21%) Sony
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £40k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
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Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Insurance
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Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
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