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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 43 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 209 260 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.41% 6.38% 5.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.66% 6.72% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 190 247 195
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 £37,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
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
3693 3868 3953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.62% 94.92% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3033 3236 3432
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,100
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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Stockport +15 15 £42,500 +24.08% 2
Altrincham -2 14 £42,500 - 2
Bolton -9 9 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Wigan -3 4 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Cheadle +8 2 - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 2 £30,000 -
Bury - 1 £39,000 -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 238 (56.53%) C#
2 233 (55.34%) .NET
3 217 (51.54%) JavaScript
4 211 (50.12%) ASP.NET
5 210 (49.88%) HTML
5 210 (49.88%) CSS
6 202 (47.98%) MVC
7 192 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
8 187 (44.42%) SQL Server
9 136 (32.30%) jQuery
10 134 (31.83%) SQL
11 124 (29.45%) OO
12 121 (28.74%) ASP.NET MVC
13 93 (22.09%) OOP
14 87 (20.67%) Java
15 82 (19.48%) MySQL
16 81 (19.24%) Microsoft
17 80 (19.00%) TDD
17 80 (19.00%) WCF
18 79 (18.76%) Scrum
19 73 (17.34%) Web Services
20 71 (16.86%) PHP
21 68 (16.15%) Web Development
21 68 (16.15%) Degree
22 61 (14.49%) VB.NET
23 60 (14.25%) Ajax
24 57 (13.54%) XML
25 53 (12.59%) .NET Framework
25 53 (12.59%) HTML5
26 52 (12.35%) Unit Testing

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 38 (9.03%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.51%) IIS
3 14 (3.33%) Umbraco
3 14 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 13 (3.09%) Apache
5 12 (2.85%) WordPress
6 11 (2.61%) CMS
6 11 (2.61%) Confluence
6 11 (2.61%) Node.js
7 8 (1.90%) JBoss
8 6 (1.43%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.43%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.43%) Drupal
8 6 (1.43%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.19%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.48%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.24%) FileNet
Applications
1 31 (7.36%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.61%) Photoshop
3 9 (2.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (4.51%) Magento
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.24%) Exstream
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.48%) Yammer
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
5 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.90%) HTTP
2 6 (1.43%) Internet
3 5 (1.19%) Intranet
4 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (44.42%) SQL Server
2 82 (19.48%) MySQL
3 39 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (7.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (4.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (4.28%) Relational Database
8 15 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.19%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.19%) Big Data
12 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.71%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.71%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.71%) OLTP
13 2 (0.48%) DB2
13 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.24%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 50 (11.88%) Git (software)
2 43 (10.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (5.94%) JUnit
4 17 (4.04%) JIRA
5 16 (3.80%) Mercurial
5 16 (3.80%) Eclipse
6 15 (3.56%) Subversion
7 12 (2.85%) Visual Studio
7 12 (2.85%) Bitbucket
8 9 (2.14%) Ant
9 8 (1.90%) Grunt
10 7 (1.66%) MSBuild
10 7 (1.66%) NUnit
11 5 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (1.19%) Selenium
12 3 (0.71%) Xcode
12 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.48%) Gradle
13 2 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
13 2 (0.48%) Redmine
General
1 36 (8.55%) Finance
2 13 (3.09%) Automotive
3 12 (2.85%) Games
3 12 (2.85%) Retail
4 8 (1.90%) Banking
5 5 (1.19%) Advertising
6 4 (0.95%) Law
6 4 (0.95%) Music Industry
6 4 (0.95%) Marketing
6 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.71%) iGaming
8 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (55.34%) .NET
2 211 (50.12%) ASP.NET
3 210 (49.88%) CSS
3 210 (49.88%) HTML
4 136 (32.30%) jQuery
5 121 (28.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 80 (19.00%) WCF
7 73 (17.34%) Web Services
8 60 (14.25%) Ajax
9 57 (13.54%) XML
10 53 (12.59%) .NET Framework
10 53 (12.59%) HTML5
11 40 (9.50%) J2EE
12 38 (9.03%) Entity Framework
12 38 (9.03%) CSS3
13 34 (8.08%) SOAP
14 29 (6.89%) JSON
14 29 (6.89%) LINQ
15 27 (6.41%) JSP
15 27 (6.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.94%) Computer Science
2 16 (3.80%) Mobile App
3 15 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.33%) User Experience
5 13 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.38%) iPhone
7 6 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.19%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.19%) Animation
8 5 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (0.95%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.71%) Physics
10 3 (0.71%) NHS
10 3 (0.71%) iPad
10 3 (0.71%) Online Games
10 3 (0.71%) Open Source
11 2 (0.48%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.48%) Interactive TV
11 2 (0.48%) Statistics
12 1 (0.24%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.98%) Linux
2 31 (7.36%) Windows
3 18 (4.28%) Android
4 13 (3.09%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.38%) UNIX
6 1 (0.24%) CentOS
6 1 (0.24%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (47.98%) MVC
2 192 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (29.45%) OO
4 93 (22.09%) OOP
5 80 (19.00%) TDD
6 79 (18.76%) Scrum
7 68 (16.15%) Web Development
8 52 (12.35%) Unit Testing
9 50 (11.88%) Software Engineering
10 48 (11.40%) Mentoring
11 37 (8.79%) E-Commerce
12 26 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (5.46%) Coaching
14 21 (4.99%) UML
15 20 (4.75%) iOS Development
16 19 (4.51%) SOA
16 19 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (4.51%) BDD
17 18 (4.28%) Android Development
17 18 (4.28%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 238 (56.53%) C#
2 217 (51.54%) JavaScript
3 134 (31.83%) SQL
4 87 (20.67%) Java
5 71 (16.86%) PHP
6 61 (14.49%) VB.NET
7 25 (5.94%) T-SQL
8 10 (2.38%) C++
8 10 (2.38%) Objective-C
9 7 (1.66%) C
10 6 (1.43%) Delphi
11 5 (1.19%) Python
11 5 (1.19%) Ruby
12 4 (0.95%) Scala
13 3 (0.71%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.48%) Perl
14 2 (0.48%) VB
14 2 (0.48%) X++
15 1 (0.24%) Lua
15 1 (0.24%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 68 (16.15%) Degree
2 5 (1.19%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.24%) OCA
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.24%) OCAJ
4 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.19%) SLA
1 5 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Varnish
Vendors
1 81 (19.24%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.41%) Oracle
3 15 (3.56%) Zend
4 11 (2.61%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.90%) Twitter
6 6 (1.43%) Google
7 5 (1.19%) Facebook
7 5 (1.19%) Embarcadero
8 3 (0.71%) Perforce
8 3 (0.71%) Sybase
8 3 (0.71%) SAP
9 2 (0.48%) Progress
9 2 (0.48%) hybris
9 2 (0.48%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.24%) New Relic
10 1 (0.24%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.24%) Teradata
10 1 (0.24%) Telerik
10 1 (0.24%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.24%) webMethods
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