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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 44 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 225 267 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.37% 7.19% 7.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.68% 7.57% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 215 253 294
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £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
3960 3525 4178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.49% 94.86% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3416 3074 3749
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £51,000
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 December 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 December 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 -9 13 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Altrincham -11 10 £42,500 -1.16% 3
Bury - 9 £39,000 - 1
Bolton -8 7 £36,250 -27.50% 3
Wigan -9 7 £35,000 -28.20% 1
Rochdale +1 2 £40,500 +44.64%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 2 £30,000 -
Cheadle +4 1 - -
Oldham -3 1 - -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 287 (57.17%) C#
2 271 (53.98%) .NET
3 252 (50.20%) Agile Software Development
4 245 (48.80%) HTML
5 244 (48.61%) ASP.NET
6 240 (47.81%) CSS
7 236 (47.01%) MVC
8 235 (46.81%) JavaScript
9 226 (45.02%) SQL Server
10 162 (32.27%) jQuery
11 141 (28.09%) SQL
12 138 (27.49%) OO
13 125 (24.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 116 (23.11%) Scrum
15 101 (20.12%) WCF
16 93 (18.53%) TDD
17 89 (17.73%) Java
17 89 (17.73%) MySQL
18 88 (17.53%) Web Services
19 84 (16.73%) .NET Framework
20 82 (16.33%) Git (software)
21 79 (15.74%) Microsoft
22 73 (14.54%) PHP
23 72 (14.34%) OOP
24 66 (13.15%) Team Foundation Server
25 64 (12.75%) Finance
25 64 (12.75%) Web Development
25 64 (12.75%) LINQ
26 62 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
27 60 (11.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 38 (7.57%) SharePoint
2 30 (5.98%) IIS
3 28 (5.58%) CMS
4 22 (4.38%) Umbraco
5 20 (3.98%) Apache
6 18 (3.59%) Tomcat
7 15 (2.99%) Confluence
7 15 (2.99%) Node.js
8 13 (2.59%) WordPress
9 9 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (1.59%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.59%) JBoss
11 5 (1.00%) Drupal
12 4 (0.80%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.80%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.40%) OpenEdge
15 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.39%) PowerPivot
3 11 (2.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (2.99%) Magento
2 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.00%) GitHub
4 4 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.60%) SaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.19%) HTTP
2 10 (1.99%) Internet
3 5 (1.00%) Intranet
4 1 (0.20%) SSH
4 1 (0.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (45.02%) SQL Server
2 89 (17.73%) MySQL
3 62 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (8.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (8.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (7.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 31 (6.18%) Relational Database
8 30 (5.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 20 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.59%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.59%) RavenDB
13 7 (1.39%) DB2
14 4 (0.80%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.80%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 1 (0.20%) Couchbase
16 1 (0.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 82 (16.33%) Git (software)
2 66 (13.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (5.58%) JUnit
4 27 (5.38%) Visual Studio
5 26 (5.18%) Subversion
6 22 (4.38%) Selenium
7 20 (3.98%) Bitbucket
8 19 (3.78%) Maven
9 17 (3.39%) Mercurial
10 16 (3.19%) JIRA
10 16 (3.19%) Eclipse
11 12 (2.39%) Grunt
12 11 (2.19%) NUnit
13 10 (1.99%) MSBuild
14 9 (1.79%) Jenkins
14 9 (1.79%) ReSharper
15 5 (1.00%) Ant
15 5 (1.00%) Behat
15 5 (1.00%) MSTest
15 5 (1.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 64 (12.75%) Finance
2 21 (4.18%) Automotive
3 18 (3.59%) Marketing
4 15 (2.99%) Retail
5 13 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.99%) Advertising
7 9 (1.79%) Games
8 8 (1.59%) Banking
9 5 (1.00%) Billing
10 3 (0.60%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.60%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.60%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (53.98%) .NET
2 245 (48.80%) HTML
3 244 (48.61%) ASP.NET
4 240 (47.81%) CSS
5 162 (32.27%) jQuery
6 125 (24.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 101 (20.12%) WCF
8 88 (17.53%) Web Services
9 84 (16.73%) .NET Framework
10 64 (12.75%) LINQ
11 60 (11.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 57 (11.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 52 (10.36%) HTML5
13 52 (10.36%) XML
13 52 (10.36%) Ajax
14 43 (8.57%) J2EE
15 38 (7.57%) SOAP
15 38 (7.57%) CSS3
16 37 (7.37%) Spring
17 34 (6.77%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (2.99%) Computer Science
1 15 (2.99%) User Experience
2 11 (2.19%) N-Tier
3 10 (1.99%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.79%) Social Media
5 8 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.59%) Xbox
6 7 (1.39%) Open Source
7 6 (1.20%) iPhone
7 6 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.00%) Blog
9 4 (0.80%) Graphic Design
9 4 (0.80%) Animation
9 4 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.40%) iPad
12 1 (0.20%) Linked Data
12 1 (0.20%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.20%) Clustering
12 1 (0.20%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.97%) Linux
2 31 (6.18%) Windows
3 16 (3.19%) Android
4 10 (1.99%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) openSUSE
7 1 (0.20%) CentOS
7 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (50.20%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (47.01%) MVC
3 138 (27.49%) OO
4 116 (23.11%) Scrum
5 93 (18.53%) TDD
6 72 (14.34%) OOP
7 64 (12.75%) Web Development
8 54 (10.76%) E-Commerce
9 52 (10.36%) Mentoring
10 51 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
11 49 (9.76%) Unit Testing
12 43 (8.57%) Software Engineering
12 43 (8.57%) Coaching
13 37 (7.37%) CRM
14 34 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (5.98%) UML
16 29 (5.78%) OOD
16 29 (5.78%) Data Analysis
17 28 (5.58%) SOA
18 19 (3.78%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 287 (57.17%) C#
2 235 (46.81%) JavaScript
3 141 (28.09%) SQL
4 89 (17.73%) Java
5 73 (14.54%) PHP
6 53 (10.56%) VB.NET
7 26 (5.18%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.39%) C++
9 11 (2.19%) Delphi
9 11 (2.19%) Ruby
10 7 (1.39%) C
10 7 (1.39%) PHP5
11 6 (1.20%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.20%) Python
12 5 (1.00%) XPath
12 5 (1.00%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.60%) Perl
13 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.60%) Lua
14 2 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (9.76%) Degree
2 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (0.80%) Puppet
2 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.20%) Webmin
Vendors
1 79 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.98%) Oracle
3 13 (2.59%) Sitecore
4 12 (2.39%) Zend
4 12 (2.39%) Twitter
5 10 (1.99%) Google
5 10 (1.99%) Embarcadero
6 9 (1.79%) Wonderware
7 5 (1.00%) Sybase
7 5 (1.00%) Siemens
7 5 (1.00%) Rackspace
7 5 (1.00%) New Relic
7 5 (1.00%) Facebook
8 4 (0.80%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.80%) VMware
9 3 (0.60%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.40%) Progress
11 1 (0.20%) Endeca
11 1 (0.20%) SAP
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working hours
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum £DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Venturi
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Bury, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £39000 per annum
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Wigan, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 per annum
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
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