The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 42 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 251 193 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.28% 4.69% 5.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.61% 4.92% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 237 179 208
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3797 3926 3621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.04% 95.48% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3153 3388 3272
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Senior Developer
North West

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +4 20 £43,750 +29.62%
Stockport -3 10 £32,500 -18.75%
Altrincham +20 9 £42,500 +6.25%
Cheadle -6 3 £45,000 +18.42%
Wigan +8 2 £35,000 -26.31%
Salford -3 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 278 (54.83%) C#
2 274 (54.04%) .NET
3 217 (42.80%) SQL
4 212 (41.81%) SQL Server
5 207 (40.83%) ASP.NET
6 189 (37.28%) MVC
7 152 (29.98%) JavaScript
8 148 (29.19%) OO
9 145 (28.60%) Java
10 143 (28.21%) HTML
11 131 (25.84%) WCF
12 123 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
13 110 (21.70%) Scrum
14 109 (21.50%) CSS
15 107 (21.10%) ASP.NET MVC
16 103 (20.32%) jQuery
17 102 (20.12%) TDD
18 87 (17.16%) Oracle
19 86 (16.96%) .NET Framework
20 85 (16.77%) Degree
21 83 (16.37%) J2EE
22 79 (15.58%) XML
23 77 (15.19%) E-Commerce
24 70 (13.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 68 (13.41%) Team Foundation Server
25 68 (13.41%) Web Services
25 68 (13.41%) Windows
26 65 (12.82%) Software Engineering
27 63 (12.43%) PHP
28 62 (12.23%) Ajax

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.34%) IIS
3 12 (2.37%) CMS
4 10 (1.97%) Apache
5 8 (1.58%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.18%) WordPress
7 5 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.79%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.39%) Node.js
11 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.20%) Drupal
11 1 (0.20%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.35%) Magento
2 16 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.59%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.59%) SAP SRM
3 3 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.59%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.59%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.59%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.59%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.59%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.39%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.18%) X.509
1 6 (1.18%) SSL
1 6 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.79%) Intranet
2 4 (0.79%) Internet
3 3 (0.59%) HTTP
4 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.20%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (41.81%) SQL Server
2 56 (11.05%) MySQL
3 37 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (4.73%) Relational Database
5 19 (3.75%) Oracle Database
6 16 (3.16%) DB2
7 12 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.79%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.79%) Big Data
11 3 (0.59%) QlikView
11 3 (0.59%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.59%) SAP BI
11 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.39%) Redis
12 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.20%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 68 (13.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (8.28%) Subversion
3 33 (6.51%) Eclipse
4 25 (4.93%) NetBeans
5 24 (4.73%) Ant
5 24 (4.73%) Maven
6 20 (3.94%) Git (software)
7 19 (3.75%) JUnit
8 17 (3.35%) Visual Studio
9 15 (2.96%) Selenium
10 12 (2.37%) Jenkins
10 12 (2.37%) Hudson
10 12 (2.37%) JMeter
11 4 (0.79%) PHPUnit
12 2 (0.39%) PhoneGap
12 2 (0.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (0.39%) NUnit
13 1 (0.20%) InstallAnywhere
13 1 (0.20%) Moq
General
1 51 (10.06%) Finance
2 12 (2.37%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.58%) Marketing
4 7 (1.38%) Retail
5 6 (1.18%) Back Office
6 3 (0.59%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.39%) Advertising
7 2 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (54.04%) .NET
2 207 (40.83%) ASP.NET
3 143 (28.21%) HTML
4 131 (25.84%) WCF
5 109 (21.50%) CSS
6 107 (21.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 103 (20.32%) jQuery
8 86 (16.96%) .NET Framework
9 83 (16.37%) J2EE
10 79 (15.58%) XML
11 70 (13.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 68 (13.41%) Web Services
13 62 (12.23%) Ajax
14 54 (10.65%) WPF
14 54 (10.65%) Spring
15 53 (10.45%) Hibernate
16 35 (6.90%) SOAP
17 31 (6.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 28 (5.52%) JSP
18 28 (5.52%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.72%) Computer Science
2 16 (3.16%) AS400
3 13 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.17%) Digital Media
6 8 (1.58%) Social Media
6 8 (1.58%) RIA
7 6 (1.18%) PKI
8 5 (0.99%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.79%) Open Source
9 4 (0.79%) Informatics
10 3 (0.59%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.59%) NHS
10 3 (0.59%) iPhone
11 2 (0.39%) iPad
11 2 (0.39%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.39%) Blog
12 1 (0.20%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 68 (13.41%) Windows
2 48 (9.47%) Linux
3 40 (7.89%) UNIX
4 26 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 19 (3.75%) Android
6 3 (0.59%) Debian
6 3 (0.59%) CentOS
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (37.28%) MVC
2 148 (29.19%) OO
3 123 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (21.70%) Scrum
5 102 (20.12%) TDD
6 77 (15.19%) E-Commerce
7 65 (12.82%) Software Engineering
8 58 (11.44%) Unit Testing
9 57 (11.24%) Project Management
10 48 (9.47%) Web Development
11 37 (7.30%) OOP
12 35 (6.90%) OOD
13 24 (4.73%) UML
14 20 (3.94%) iOS Development
15 18 (3.55%) OOA/OOD
15 18 (3.55%) Pair Programming
16 15 (2.96%) Software Testing
16 15 (2.96%) Web Application Development
17 14 (2.76%) Performance Testing
17 14 (2.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 278 (54.83%) C#
2 217 (42.80%) SQL
3 152 (29.98%) JavaScript
4 145 (28.60%) Java
5 63 (12.43%) PHP
6 52 (10.26%) VB.NET
7 30 (5.92%) T-SQL
8 26 (5.13%) PL/SQL
9 19 (3.75%) PHP5
10 14 (2.76%) Objective-C
11 12 (2.37%) C++
12 7 (1.38%) Ruby
12 7 (1.38%) C
12 7 (1.38%) Perl
13 5 (0.99%) Python
14 3 (0.59%) XAML
14 3 (0.59%) ABAP
15 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.39%) VBScript
15 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (16.77%) Degree
2 6 (1.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 87 (17.16%) Oracle
2 22 (4.34%) Zend
3 16 (3.16%) Sybase
4 15 (2.96%) Microsoft
5 4 (0.79%) JBoss
6 3 (0.59%) SAP
6 3 (0.59%) Tableau
6 3 (0.59%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.59%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.39%) Twitter
7 2 (0.39%) Adobe
8 1 (0.20%) Google
8 1 (0.20%) VMware
8 1 (0.20%) Sony
8 1 (0.20%) HP
8 1 (0.20%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.20%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.20%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.20%) Facebook
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Candour Solutions
Salary: DOE plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 43,000 + bens & 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £36000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Incentive, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + exensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £52000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wigan
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago