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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 40 53 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 177 199 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.45% 4.95% 7.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.66% 5.13% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 154 189 261
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,900 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
3129 3877 3610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.31% 96.47% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2594 3320 3140
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 19 £44,000 +3.52% 4
Altrincham +2 9 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Cheadle -2 3 £50,000 -
Rochdale - 2 £50,000 -
Wigan +14 1 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 215 (54.43%) .NET
2 214 (54.18%) C#
3 193 (48.86%) HTML
4 188 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
5 186 (47.09%) JavaScript
6 172 (43.54%) ASP.NET
6 172 (43.54%) CSS
7 162 (41.01%) MVC
8 148 (37.47%) OO
9 125 (31.65%) jQuery
10 112 (28.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 106 (26.84%) SQL Server
12 95 (24.05%) TDD
13 93 (23.54%) SQL
14 84 (21.27%) .NET Framework
15 78 (19.75%) Scrum
15 78 (19.75%) Team Foundation Server
16 77 (19.49%) Java
17 76 (19.24%) Web Services
18 71 (17.97%) Git (software)
19 70 (17.72%) Entity Framework
19 70 (17.72%) WCF
20 69 (17.47%) PHP
21 68 (17.22%) XML
22 64 (16.20%) WPF
23 59 (14.94%) E-Commerce
24 52 (13.16%) MySQL
25 47 (11.90%) Microsoft
26 45 (11.39%) Windows
27 44 (11.14%) Mentoring

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 29 (7.34%) Apache
2 25 (6.33%) CMS
3 13 (3.29%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.04%) Node.js
5 10 (2.53%) WordPress
6 8 (2.03%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.77%) Mule
7 7 (1.77%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.77%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.52%) Drupal
8 6 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.27%) JBoss
9 5 (1.27%) Kentico
9 5 (1.27%) Sitefinity
10 4 (1.01%) IIS
11 3 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.76%) Confluence
12 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 26 (6.58%) Magento
2 16 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.53%) SaaS
3 9 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.03%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.77%) PaaS
6 6 (1.52%) GitHub
7 4 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.25%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (26.84%) SQL Server
2 52 (13.16%) MySQL
3 33 (8.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.04%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.03%) Redis
8 8 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.77%) Couchbase
9 7 (1.77%) Hazelcast
10 5 (1.27%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 78 (19.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 71 (17.97%) Git (software)
3 29 (7.34%) Mercurial
4 24 (6.08%) PhpStorm
5 23 (5.82%) Jenkins
5 23 (5.82%) Visual Studio
6 19 (4.81%) NUnit
7 14 (3.54%) Maven
8 13 (3.29%) JUnit
9 11 (2.78%) Selenium
10 9 (2.28%) Hudson
11 7 (1.77%) Ant
11 7 (1.77%) git-flow
12 6 (1.52%) MSTest
12 6 (1.52%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.52%) Subversion
13 5 (1.27%) Grunt
13 5 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (1.01%) Eclipse
14 4 (1.01%) Redmine
General
1 43 (10.89%) Finance
2 15 (3.80%) Marketing
3 4 (1.01%) Retail
4 2 (0.51%) Automotive
4 2 (0.51%) Games
4 2 (0.51%) Legal
5 1 (0.25%) Back Office
5 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (54.43%) .NET
2 193 (48.86%) HTML
3 172 (43.54%) ASP.NET
3 172 (43.54%) CSS
4 125 (31.65%) jQuery
5 112 (28.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 84 (21.27%) .NET Framework
7 76 (19.24%) Web Services
8 70 (17.72%) Entity Framework
8 70 (17.72%) WCF
9 68 (17.22%) XML
10 64 (16.20%) WPF
11 43 (10.89%) Spring
12 40 (10.13%) AngularJS
13 39 (9.87%) Hibernate
14 36 (9.11%) LINQ
15 33 (8.35%) Ajax
15 33 (8.35%) SOAP
16 32 (8.10%) CSS3
16 32 (8.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.06%) N-Tier
2 12 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (2.28%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.77%) Algorithms
5 3 (0.76%) iPad
5 3 (0.76%) Mobile App
5 3 (0.76%) Telematics
5 3 (0.76%) W3C
6 2 (0.51%) User Experience
7 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.25%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.25%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.39%) Windows
2 35 (8.86%) Linux
3 9 (2.28%) Android
3 9 (2.28%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.03%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.52%) Unix
6 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.25%) AIX
7 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (41.01%) MVC
3 148 (37.47%) OO
4 95 (24.05%) TDD
5 78 (19.75%) Scrum
6 59 (14.94%) E-Commerce
7 44 (11.14%) Mentoring
8 42 (10.63%) Software Engineering
9 38 (9.62%) BDD
10 34 (8.61%) OOP
10 34 (8.61%) Web Development
11 30 (7.59%) Project Management
12 25 (6.33%) Unit Testing
13 24 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (6.08%) Front End Development
14 23 (5.82%) DevOps
14 23 (5.82%) Line Management
15 22 (5.57%) SDLC
15 22 (5.57%) SOA
16 19 (4.81%) UML
Programming Languages
1 214 (54.18%) C#
2 186 (47.09%) JavaScript
3 93 (23.54%) SQL
4 77 (19.49%) Java
5 69 (17.47%) PHP
6 37 (9.37%) T-SQL
7 31 (7.85%) VB.NET
8 14 (3.54%) C
9 11 (2.78%) C++
10 8 (2.03%) PHP 5
11 7 (1.77%) Ruby
12 5 (1.27%) VC++
13 4 (1.01%) Python
14 3 (0.76%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.51%) Groovy
16 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.25%) Scala
16 1 (0.25%) VBA
16 1 (0.25%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 21 (5.32%) Degree
2 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.03%) Docker
2 2 (0.51%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.76%) logstash
2 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.87%) Zend
3 13 (3.29%) Google
4 8 (2.03%) Oracle
4 8 (2.03%) Twitter
5 7 (1.77%) Sitecore
5 7 (1.77%) webMethods
5 7 (1.77%) WSO2
6 5 (1.27%) EPiServer
6 5 (1.27%) IBM
7 4 (1.01%) Adobe
7 4 (1.01%) Facebook
8 3 (0.76%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.76%) Perforce
8 3 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.76%) SaltStack
8 3 (0.76%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.25%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.25%) PayPal
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + annual bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
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