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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 28 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 290 242 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.95% 6.47% 5.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.32% 6.85% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 263 226 202
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,750 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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
3962 3531 3633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.01% 94.34% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3341 3052 3226
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +13 27 £42,500 +4.93% 4
Altrincham -4 10 £42,500 - 2
Wigan -3 6 £36,250 -4.60% 4
Bolton -14 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Bury - 5 £35,000 - 2
Cheadle +1 2 - -
Rochdale - 2 £40,500 -
Oldham +3 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Salford -2 1 £32,500 -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 324 (59.23%) C#
2 302 (55.21%) Agile Software Development
3 299 (54.66%) .NET
4 270 (49.36%) MVC
5 262 (47.90%) ASP.NET
6 258 (47.17%) SQL Server
7 238 (43.51%) HTML
8 231 (42.23%) JavaScript
9 218 (39.85%) CSS
10 168 (30.71%) jQuery
11 167 (30.53%) OO
12 160 (29.25%) SQL
13 146 (26.69%) Scrum
13 146 (26.69%) WCF
14 141 (25.78%) ASP.NET MVC
15 140 (25.59%) TDD
16 123 (22.49%) .NET Framework
17 109 (19.93%) Java
18 90 (16.45%) LINQ
18 90 (16.45%) Web Services
19 86 (15.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 86 (15.72%) Team Foundation Server
20 83 (15.17%) E-Commerce
21 79 (14.44%) Mentoring
22 78 (14.26%) Web Development
23 77 (14.08%) Microsoft
23 77 (14.08%) Unit Testing
24 70 (12.80%) Degree
24 70 (12.80%) XML
25 68 (12.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 44 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 33 (6.03%) CMS
3 28 (5.12%) IIS
4 26 (4.75%) Tomcat
5 19 (3.47%) Umbraco
6 17 (3.11%) Node.js
7 15 (2.74%) Apache
8 12 (2.19%) WordPress
9 11 (2.01%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (1.10%) Confluence
11 6 (1.10%) JBoss
12 5 (0.91%) Lync
13 4 (0.73%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.73%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
15 2 (0.37%) OpenEdge
16 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
16 1 (0.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 31 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.38%) PowerPivot
3 8 (1.46%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.19%) Magento
2 5 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.37%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.91%) SaaS
3 5 (0.91%) GitHub
4 4 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.55%) IaaS
5 3 (0.55%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.47%) HTTP
2 14 (2.56%) Internet
3 6 (1.10%) Intranet
4 1 (0.18%) FTP
4 1 (0.18%) DNS
4 1 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (47.17%) SQL Server
2 67 (12.25%) MySQL
3 63 (11.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (8.04%) Relational Database
5 37 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (6.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 33 (6.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.19%) RavenDB
10 11 (2.01%) DB2
10 11 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.28%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.10%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.73%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.73%) Big Data
15 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 86 (15.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 67 (12.25%) Git (software)
3 42 (7.68%) Visual Studio
4 26 (4.75%) JUnit
5 24 (4.39%) Selenium
6 23 (4.20%) Subversion
6 23 (4.20%) Maven
7 15 (2.74%) Eclipse
8 12 (2.19%) ReSharper
8 12 (2.19%) SpecFlow
8 12 (2.19%) Grunt
9 11 (2.01%) Bitbucket
10 10 (1.83%) Jenkins
10 10 (1.83%) NUnit
11 8 (1.46%) Mercurial
12 7 (1.28%) MSBuild
12 7 (1.28%) JIRA
13 6 (1.10%) MSTest
14 5 (0.91%) PHPUnit
14 5 (0.91%) Behat
General
1 61 (11.15%) Finance
2 20 (3.66%) Marketing
3 17 (3.11%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.11%) Retail
4 15 (2.74%) Advertising
5 12 (2.19%) Automotive
6 11 (2.01%) Games
7 9 (1.65%) Banking
7 9 (1.65%) Billing
8 3 (0.55%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.55%) Publishing
8 3 (0.55%) Law
8 3 (0.55%) Legal
9 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (54.66%) .NET
2 262 (47.90%) ASP.NET
3 238 (43.51%) HTML
4 218 (39.85%) CSS
5 168 (30.71%) jQuery
6 146 (26.69%) WCF
7 141 (25.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 123 (22.49%) .NET Framework
9 90 (16.45%) LINQ
9 90 (16.45%) Web Services
10 86 (15.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 70 (12.80%) XML
12 68 (12.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 57 (10.42%) WPF
14 55 (10.05%) Ajax
15 48 (8.78%) J2EE
16 47 (8.59%) HTML5
17 42 (7.68%) Spring
18 40 (7.31%) Hibernate
18 40 (7.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.75%) N-Tier
2 22 (4.02%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.47%) User Experience
4 16 (2.93%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.83%) Social Media
6 8 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.46%) Xbox
7 6 (1.10%) iPad
7 6 (1.10%) iPhone
7 6 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (0.91%) Blog
8 5 (0.91%) Open Source
9 4 (0.73%) Graphic Design
9 4 (0.73%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.55%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.37%) RIA
12 1 (0.18%) Semantic Web
12 1 (0.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.31%) Linux
2 37 (6.76%) Windows
3 22 (4.02%) Android
4 18 (3.29%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.37%) UNIX
6 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.18%) openSUSE
7 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (55.21%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (49.36%) MVC
3 167 (30.53%) OO
4 146 (26.69%) Scrum
5 140 (25.59%) TDD
6 83 (15.17%) E-Commerce
7 79 (14.44%) Mentoring
8 78 (14.26%) Web Development
9 77 (14.08%) Unit Testing
10 65 (11.88%) OOP
11 50 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
12 49 (8.96%) SOA
12 49 (8.96%) Coaching
13 48 (8.78%) Software Engineering
14 45 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
15 43 (7.86%) OOD
16 38 (6.95%) UML
17 35 (6.40%) CRM
18 28 (5.12%) Pair Programming
19 25 (4.57%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 324 (59.23%) C#
2 231 (42.23%) JavaScript
3 160 (29.25%) SQL
4 109 (19.93%) Java
5 57 (10.42%) PHP
6 43 (7.86%) VB.NET
7 42 (7.68%) T-SQL
8 15 (2.74%) Delphi
9 12 (2.19%) C++
10 11 (2.01%) Objective-C
10 11 (2.01%) Ruby
11 10 (1.83%) PHP5
11 10 (1.83%) TypeScript
12 8 (1.46%) C
13 7 (1.28%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.28%) Python
14 6 (1.10%) XPath
15 5 (0.91%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.73%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (12.80%) Degree
2 8 (1.46%) MCP
3 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.91%) CCNP
4 5 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.37%) MCSD
6 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 5 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.73%) Puppet
2 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 77 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.04%) Oracle
3 12 (2.19%) Zend
4 10 (1.83%) Sitecore
4 10 (1.83%) Google
4 10 (1.83%) Embarcadero
5 9 (1.65%) Wonderware
6 8 (1.46%) Twitter
7 7 (1.28%) Sybase
8 5 (0.91%) Siemens
8 5 (0.91%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.91%) VMware
8 5 (0.91%) Rackspace
8 5 (0.91%) New Relic
9 4 (0.73%) Adobe
10 2 (0.37%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.37%) LexisNexis
10 2 (0.37%) Progress
11 1 (0.18%) Tableau
11 1 (0.18%) Facebook
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