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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 32 33 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 273 243 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.75% 6.44% 5.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.09% 6.84% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 240 231 192
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,900 £47,500
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
3853 3554 3726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.23% 94.17% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3216 3090 3277
Average salary £37,500 £35,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +8 30 £42,500 +8.28% 5
Wigan 0 5 £45,000 +23.28% 1
Cheadle -1 5 - -
Altrincham -5 5 £42,500 -
Rochdale - 4 £39,500 -
Bolton -17 3 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Oldham - 2 £45,000 -
Sale +3 1 £42,500 +26.86%
Salford -2 1 £32,500 -21.68%
Bury - 1 £35,000 - 1
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 327 (62.64%) C#
2 307 (58.81%) Agile Software Development
3 299 (57.28%) .NET
4 263 (50.38%) MVC
5 261 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 256 (49.04%) ASP.NET
7 218 (41.76%) JavaScript
8 214 (41.00%) HTML
9 190 (36.40%) CSS
10 171 (32.76%) OO
11 162 (31.03%) WCF
12 160 (30.65%) jQuery
13 146 (27.97%) SQL
14 144 (27.59%) TDD
15 142 (27.20%) ASP.NET MVC
16 139 (26.63%) .NET Framework
17 136 (26.05%) Scrum
18 106 (20.31%) Java
19 103 (19.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 96 (18.39%) Team Foundation Server
21 89 (17.05%) E-Commerce
22 86 (16.48%) Web Services
23 84 (16.09%) LINQ
24 75 (14.37%) XML
25 74 (14.18%) Web Development
25 74 (14.18%) Mentoring
26 66 (12.64%) Microsoft
27 65 (12.45%) WPF
27 65 (12.45%) Unit Testing
28 63 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 48 (9.20%) SharePoint
2 27 (5.17%) IIS
3 25 (4.79%) CMS
4 24 (4.60%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.87%) Node.js
6 11 (2.11%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.92%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.72%) Apache
9 8 (1.53%) WordPress
10 5 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.96%) Confluence
10 5 (0.96%) Lync
11 4 (0.77%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.77%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.38%) K2 blackpearl
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.53%) PowerPivot
2 8 (1.53%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.11%) Magento
2 5 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.38%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.96%) SaaS
4 3 (0.57%) IaaS
4 3 (0.57%) PaaS
5 2 (0.38%) GitHub
6 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.07%) HTTP
2 14 (2.68%) Internet
3 7 (1.34%) Intranet
4 1 (0.19%) SSH
4 1 (0.19%) DNS
4 1 (0.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (11.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (10.34%) MySQL
4 41 (7.85%) Relational Database
5 28 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 27 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.49%) DB2
9 12 (2.30%) RavenDB
10 9 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.15%) Big Data
11 6 (1.15%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.57%) QlikView
12 3 (0.57%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.57%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 96 (18.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 48 (9.20%) Visual Studio
4 23 (4.41%) Subversion
5 20 (3.83%) Maven
6 19 (3.64%) JUnit
7 18 (3.45%) Selenium
8 14 (2.68%) Eclipse
9 12 (2.30%) SpecFlow
9 12 (2.30%) ReSharper
10 10 (1.92%) NUnit
11 8 (1.53%) Jenkins
12 7 (1.34%) Grunt
12 7 (1.34%) Bitbucket
12 7 (1.34%) Mercurial
13 6 (1.15%) MSTest
13 6 (1.15%) Ant
14 5 (0.96%) JIRA
15 4 (0.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 4 (0.77%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 51 (9.77%) Finance
2 18 (3.45%) Marketing
3 17 (3.26%) Retail
4 15 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.11%) Advertising
5 11 (2.11%) Automotive
6 9 (1.72%) Billing
7 7 (1.34%) Games
8 4 (0.77%) Banking
9 3 (0.57%) Law
9 3 (0.57%) Legal
10 2 (0.38%) Publishing
10 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (57.28%) .NET
2 256 (49.04%) ASP.NET
3 214 (41.00%) HTML
4 190 (36.40%) CSS
5 162 (31.03%) WCF
6 160 (30.65%) jQuery
7 142 (27.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 139 (26.63%) .NET Framework
9 103 (19.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 86 (16.48%) Web Services
11 84 (16.09%) LINQ
12 75 (14.37%) XML
13 65 (12.45%) WPF
14 63 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 50 (9.58%) J2EE
16 46 (8.81%) Ajax
17 43 (8.24%) Hibernate
18 41 (7.85%) Spring
19 36 (6.90%) RESTful
20 35 (6.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.36%) N-Tier
2 25 (4.79%) Computer Science
3 20 (3.83%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.68%) User Experience
5 11 (2.11%) Social Media
6 9 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.34%) iPhone
7 7 (1.34%) iPad
8 5 (0.96%) Xbox
9 4 (0.77%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.57%) Informatics
10 3 (0.57%) NHS
11 2 (0.38%) Open Source
11 2 (0.38%) RIA
11 2 (0.38%) Blog
11 2 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.38%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.19%) Clustering
12 1 (0.19%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.66%) Windows
2 35 (6.70%) Linux
3 29 (5.56%) Android
4 24 (4.60%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.77%) UNIX
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (58.81%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (50.38%) MVC
3 171 (32.76%) OO
4 144 (27.59%) TDD
5 136 (26.05%) Scrum
6 89 (17.05%) E-Commerce
7 74 (14.18%) Web Development
7 74 (14.18%) Mentoring
8 65 (12.45%) Unit Testing
9 55 (10.54%) OOP
10 49 (9.39%) OOD
10 49 (9.39%) Software Engineering
11 48 (9.20%) SOA
12 41 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (6.51%) UML
13 34 (6.51%) Coaching
14 33 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (5.94%) Project Management
15 31 (5.94%) Pair Programming
16 23 (4.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 327 (62.64%) C#
2 218 (41.76%) JavaScript
3 146 (27.97%) SQL
4 106 (20.31%) Java
5 43 (8.24%) PHP
6 39 (7.47%) T-SQL
7 38 (7.28%) VB.NET
8 13 (2.49%) Objective-C
8 13 (2.49%) Delphi
9 11 (2.11%) C++
10 10 (1.92%) PHP5
10 10 (1.92%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.34%) Ruby
11 7 (1.34%) C
12 5 (0.96%) XPath
12 5 (0.96%) Python
12 5 (0.96%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.77%) VBA
13 4 (0.77%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (11.69%) Degree
2 8 (1.53%) MCP
3 5 (0.96%) CCNP
3 5 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.38%) MCSD
6 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.77%) Puppet
2 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.00%) Oracle
3 13 (2.49%) Zend
4 9 (1.72%) Wonderware
4 9 (1.72%) Sybase
5 8 (1.53%) Embarcadero
6 6 (1.15%) Google
7 5 (0.96%) VMware
7 5 (0.96%) Siemens
7 5 (0.96%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.96%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.77%) JBoss
8 4 (0.77%) Adobe
9 3 (0.57%) Tableau
10 2 (0.38%) New Relic
10 2 (0.38%) LexisNexis
10 2 (0.38%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.38%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.38%) Twitter
11 1 (0.19%) Endeca
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