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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 50 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 186 256 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.75% 6.82% 7.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 7.19% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 180 247 300
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £37,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
3719 3562 4180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.04% 94.89% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3219 3110 3712
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Altrincham -6 10 £42,500 -1.16% 3
Bolton +2 9 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Stockport -7 8 £35,000 -19.07% 4
Bury - 7 £39,000 -
Wigan -8 5 £30,000 -42.85% 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 5 £30,000 -
Cheadle - 2 - -
Oldham -1 1 - -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 269 (56.63%) C#
2 253 (53.26%) .NET
3 230 (48.42%) HTML
4 227 (47.79%) ASP.NET
5 226 (47.58%) CSS
6 224 (47.16%) Agile Software Development
7 223 (46.95%) SQL Server
7 223 (46.95%) JavaScript
8 222 (46.74%) MVC
9 152 (32.00%) jQuery
10 140 (29.47%) SQL
11 128 (26.95%) OO
12 122 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 99 (20.84%) Scrum
14 91 (19.16%) MySQL
15 87 (18.32%) WCF
15 87 (18.32%) Java
16 83 (17.47%) TDD
17 79 (16.63%) Microsoft
18 78 (16.42%) Web Services
19 75 (15.79%) OOP
19 75 (15.79%) PHP
20 71 (14.95%) Git (software)
21 69 (14.53%) Web Development
22 66 (13.89%) .NET Framework
23 61 (12.84%) Degree
24 57 (12.00%) VB.NET
24 57 (12.00%) Finance
24 57 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
24 57 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 39 (8.21%) SharePoint
2 29 (6.11%) IIS
3 23 (4.84%) Apache
4 22 (4.63%) CMS
4 22 (4.63%) Umbraco
5 16 (3.37%) Confluence
6 14 (2.95%) Node.js
7 13 (2.74%) Tomcat
7 13 (2.74%) WordPress
8 9 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.68%) JBoss
10 5 (1.05%) Drupal
11 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.63%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.42%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 34 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.79%) PowerPivot
3 10 (2.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.58%) Magento
2 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Exstream
3 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.05%) GitHub
4 4 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.63%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.89%) HTTP
2 7 (1.47%) Internet
3 6 (1.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (46.95%) SQL Server
2 91 (19.16%) MySQL
3 57 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (10.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (9.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (8.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (5.47%) Relational Database
8 22 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.47%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.05%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.84%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.84%) DB2
15 3 (0.63%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
16 1 (0.21%) OLAP
16 1 (0.21%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 71 (14.95%) Git (software)
2 57 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (5.89%) JUnit
4 26 (5.47%) Subversion
5 21 (4.42%) Mercurial
5 21 (4.42%) Bitbucket
6 20 (4.21%) JIRA
7 18 (3.79%) Visual Studio
8 14 (2.95%) Selenium
8 14 (2.95%) Eclipse
8 14 (2.95%) Maven
9 11 (2.32%) Grunt
10 10 (2.11%) MSBuild
11 7 (1.47%) Jenkins
12 6 (1.26%) NUnit
13 5 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (1.05%) Behat
13 5 (1.05%) PHPUnit
14 4 (0.84%) Gradle
14 4 (0.84%) Ant
General
1 57 (12.00%) Finance
2 21 (4.42%) Automotive
3 13 (2.74%) Retail
4 10 (2.11%) Advertising
4 10 (2.11%) Marketing
5 8 (1.68%) Banking
6 7 (1.47%) Games
7 6 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.84%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.63%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.63%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (53.26%) .NET
2 230 (48.42%) HTML
3 227 (47.79%) ASP.NET
4 226 (47.58%) CSS
5 152 (32.00%) jQuery
6 122 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 87 (18.32%) WCF
8 78 (16.42%) Web Services
9 66 (13.89%) .NET Framework
10 57 (12.00%) HTML5
11 51 (10.74%) Ajax
12 47 (9.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 45 (9.47%) XML
13 45 (9.47%) LINQ
14 42 (8.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 41 (8.63%) CSS3
16 40 (8.42%) J2EE
17 33 (6.95%) SOAP
18 30 (6.32%) Spring
19 26 (5.47%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.58%) Computer Science
2 16 (3.37%) User Experience
3 11 (2.32%) N-Tier
4 10 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.89%) iPhone
5 9 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.68%) Xbox
6 8 (1.68%) Social Media
7 7 (1.47%) Open Source
7 7 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.05%) Animation
8 5 (1.05%) Blog
9 4 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.63%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.42%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.42%) iPad
11 2 (0.42%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.21%) Interactive TV
12 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.79%) Linux
2 30 (6.32%) Windows
3 16 (3.37%) Android
4 9 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.21%) CentOS
5 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.21%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (47.16%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (46.74%) MVC
3 128 (26.95%) OO
4 99 (20.84%) Scrum
5 83 (17.47%) TDD
6 75 (15.79%) OOP
7 69 (14.53%) Web Development
8 55 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
9 47 (9.89%) Unit Testing
10 45 (9.47%) E-Commerce
11 42 (8.84%) Mentoring
12 39 (8.21%) Coaching
13 36 (7.58%) CRM
13 36 (7.58%) Software Engineering
14 31 (6.53%) Data Analysis
15 28 (5.89%) SOA
16 27 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (5.26%) UML
18 21 (4.42%) Web Design
19 20 (4.21%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 269 (56.63%) C#
2 223 (46.95%) JavaScript
3 140 (29.47%) SQL
4 87 (18.32%) Java
5 75 (15.79%) PHP
6 57 (12.00%) VB.NET
7 24 (5.05%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.53%) C++
8 12 (2.53%) Delphi
9 9 (1.89%) Ruby
10 8 (1.68%) C
11 6 (1.26%) Python
11 6 (1.26%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.05%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.05%) PHP5
13 3 (0.63%) Lua
13 3 (0.63%) Perl
13 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.63%) Scala
14 2 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (12.84%) Degree
2 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (1.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.21%) OCAJ
3 1 (0.21%) MCP
3 1 (0.21%) OCA
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 79 (16.63%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.84%) Oracle
3 14 (2.95%) Sitecore
4 12 (2.53%) Zend
4 12 (2.53%) Twitter
5 11 (2.32%) Embarcadero
6 10 (2.11%) Google
7 6 (1.26%) Wonderware
8 5 (1.05%) Facebook
8 5 (1.05%) Rackspace
8 5 (1.05%) New Relic
9 4 (0.84%) Siemens
10 3 (0.63%) Sybase
11 2 (0.42%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.42%) Progress
11 2 (0.42%) VMware
12 1 (0.21%) Endeca
12 1 (0.21%) Telerik
12 1 (0.21%) SAP
12 1 (0.21%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + lots of benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £37k - 40k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Extensive Benefit Support
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + significant corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
TRG
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago