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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 46 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 176 247 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.25% 6.29% 6.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.52% 6.68% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 151 220 242
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
3186 3696 4053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.02% 94.14% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2633 3039 3517
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 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
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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 15 £42,500 - 3
Salford +10 10 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Altrincham +9 7 £42,500 -8.10% 1
Wigan +6 3 £32,500 -27.77%
Sale - 3 £37,500 -
Bolton -8 1 £45,000 -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 214 (55.44%) C#
2 210 (54.40%) .NET
3 206 (53.37%) Agile Software Development
4 186 (48.19%) ASP.NET
5 180 (46.63%) JavaScript
6 176 (45.60%) MVC
7 161 (41.71%) HTML
8 156 (40.41%) CSS
9 149 (38.60%) SQL Server
10 127 (32.90%) OO
11 120 (31.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 102 (26.42%) SQL
13 100 (25.91%) Java
14 96 (24.87%) jQuery
15 95 (24.61%) TDD
16 88 (22.80%) WCF
17 81 (20.98%) Web Services
18 78 (20.21%) Scrum
19 76 (19.69%) Degree
20 74 (19.17%) OOP
21 67 (17.36%) Software Engineering
22 60 (15.54%) XML
23 57 (14.77%) Microsoft
24 52 (13.47%) .NET Framework
24 52 (13.47%) Unit Testing
25 50 (12.95%) WPF
25 50 (12.95%) MySQL
26 49 (12.69%) Web Development
27 47 (12.18%) AngularJS
28 44 (11.40%) PHP

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 19 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.15%) WordPress
3 15 (3.89%) IIS
4 14 (3.63%) Umbraco
5 13 (3.37%) Tomcat
6 12 (3.11%) Node.js
7 11 (2.85%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.07%) CMS
9 6 (1.55%) Apache
10 5 (1.30%) JBoss
10 5 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.30%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.30%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.30%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.04%) Drupal
11 4 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.52%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.26%) ExpressionEngine
13 1 (0.26%) FileNet
13 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.04%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (4.15%) Magento
2 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.52%) SaaS
3 2 (0.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.55%) Internet
2 5 (1.30%) HTTP
3 2 (0.52%) SSL
3 2 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 50 (12.95%) MySQL
3 31 (8.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.33%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.07%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.07%) Big Data
8 7 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.81%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.55%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.04%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.78%) OLTP
11 3 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.26%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 39 (10.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (7.51%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.92%) Eclipse
4 15 (3.89%) JUnit
5 14 (3.63%) Subversion
6 12 (3.11%) NUnit
7 11 (2.85%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.07%) Ant
9 7 (1.81%) Mercurial
9 7 (1.81%) Grunt
10 6 (1.55%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.30%) PhpStorm
11 5 (1.30%) JIRA
11 5 (1.30%) NetBeans
12 4 (1.04%) Selenium
12 4 (1.04%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.78%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.78%) ReSharper
13 3 (0.78%) MSTest
14 2 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 18 (4.66%) Games
2 17 (4.40%) Finance
3 12 (3.11%) Retail
4 6 (1.55%) Banking
4 6 (1.55%) Marketing
5 5 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.04%) Law
6 4 (1.04%) Legal
7 3 (0.78%) Electronics
7 3 (0.78%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.78%) iGaming
7 3 (0.78%) Music Industry
7 3 (0.78%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (54.40%) .NET
2 186 (48.19%) ASP.NET
3 161 (41.71%) HTML
4 156 (40.41%) CSS
5 120 (31.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 96 (24.87%) jQuery
7 88 (22.80%) WCF
8 81 (20.98%) Web Services
9 60 (15.54%) XML
10 52 (13.47%) .NET Framework
11 50 (12.95%) WPF
12 47 (12.18%) AngularJS
13 41 (10.62%) Spring
14 39 (10.10%) J2EE
14 39 (10.10%) HTML5
15 36 (9.33%) Entity Framework
15 36 (9.33%) Ajax
16 32 (8.29%) SOAP
17 29 (7.51%) Hibernate
17 29 (7.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.33%) Computer Science
2 19 (4.92%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.37%) User Experience
5 8 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.81%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.55%) iPhone
7 6 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.30%) Xbox
8 5 (1.30%) Physics
8 5 (1.30%) Interactive TV
8 5 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (1.04%) Blog
9 4 (1.04%) Social Media
10 3 (0.78%) iPad
10 3 (0.78%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.78%) Online Games
10 3 (0.78%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.07%) Linux
2 31 (8.03%) Windows
3 18 (4.66%) Android
3 18 (4.66%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.85%) UNIX
5 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.26%) AIX
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (53.37%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (45.60%) MVC
3 127 (32.90%) OO
4 95 (24.61%) TDD
5 78 (20.21%) Scrum
6 74 (19.17%) OOP
7 67 (17.36%) Software Engineering
8 52 (13.47%) Unit Testing
9 49 (12.69%) Web Development
10 43 (11.14%) Mentoring
11 41 (10.62%) E-Commerce
12 37 (9.59%) BDD
13 23 (5.96%) Project Management
14 21 (5.44%) iOS Development
15 17 (4.40%) OOD
15 17 (4.40%) Mobile Development
16 16 (4.15%) Android Development
16 16 (4.15%) UML
17 15 (3.89%) SDLC
18 14 (3.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 214 (55.44%) C#
2 180 (46.63%) JavaScript
3 102 (26.42%) SQL
4 100 (25.91%) Java
5 44 (11.40%) PHP
6 41 (10.62%) VB.NET
7 17 (4.40%) T-SQL
8 14 (3.63%) C++
9 12 (3.11%) Objective-C
10 9 (2.33%) C
11 3 (0.78%) Delphi
11 3 (0.78%) VB
11 3 (0.78%) VC++
11 3 (0.78%) Scala
12 2 (0.52%) X++
12 2 (0.52%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.52%) Python
13 1 (0.26%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.26%) VB6
13 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (19.69%) Degree
2 4 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.26%) OCA
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.26%) MCP
4 1 (0.26%) HND
4 1 (0.26%) OCAJ
4 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.55%) QA
2 5 (1.30%) SLA
Vendors
1 57 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.48%) Oracle
3 17 (4.40%) Zend
4 8 (2.07%) Perforce
4 8 (2.07%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.55%) IBM
6 4 (1.04%) Google
6 4 (1.04%) Hitachi
6 4 (1.04%) SAP
7 3 (0.78%) Facebook
7 3 (0.78%) Twitter
8 2 (0.52%) hybris
8 2 (0.52%) Embarcadero
9 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.26%) Apple
9 1 (0.26%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.26%) webMethods
9 1 (0.26%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.26%) HP
9 1 (0.26%) Software AG
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