The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 165 154 153
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 19 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.64% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.68% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 40
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Senior Software 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
3760 3526 4113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.17% 94.76% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3257 3085 3653
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Manchester region.

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Manchester

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Senior Software 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 Software Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Altrincham +1 6 £42,500 - 2
Senior Software Developer
North West

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 35 (62.50%) C#
2 32 (57.14%) Degree
3 28 (50.00%) OO
3 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (42.86%) Java
4 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 22 (39.29%) JavaScript
6 21 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 19 (33.93%) WCF
8 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
8 18 (32.14%) .NET
9 17 (30.36%) OOD
9 17 (30.36%) Ajax
10 16 (28.57%) Unit Testing
10 16 (28.57%) OOP
10 16 (28.57%) JMS
10 16 (28.57%) J2EE
11 15 (26.79%) JUnit
11 15 (26.79%) UML
11 15 (26.79%) JSP
11 15 (26.79%) Web Services
11 15 (26.79%) SOA
11 15 (26.79%) MVC
12 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
13 12 (21.43%) SOAP
13 12 (21.43%) CSS
13 12 (21.43%) T-SQL
13 12 (21.43%) HTML
13 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
14 11 (19.64%) Team Foundation Server

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.79%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) JUnit
2 11 (19.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.36%) Maven
4 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.79%) MSTest
5 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.79%) JIRA
5 1 (1.79%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (16.07%) Retail
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.93%) WCF
2 18 (32.14%) .NET
3 17 (30.36%) Ajax
4 16 (28.57%) JMS
4 16 (28.57%) J2EE
5 15 (26.79%) JSP
5 15 (26.79%) Web Services
6 12 (21.43%) SOAP
6 12 (21.43%) CSS
6 12 (21.43%) HTML
7 11 (19.64%) RESTful
8 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
9 9 (16.07%) jQuery
10 8 (14.29%) XML
11 6 (10.71%) WinForms
12 5 (8.93%) JSON
13 4 (7.14%) WPF
13 4 (7.14%) HTML5
14 3 (5.36%) CSS3
14 3 (5.36%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) OO
1 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 17 (30.36%) OOD
4 16 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 16 (28.57%) OOP
5 15 (26.79%) UML
5 15 (26.79%) SOA
5 15 (26.79%) MVC
6 8 (14.29%) TDD
7 6 (10.71%) Project Management
8 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.93%) Scrum
9 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.57%) Change Control
10 2 (3.57%) BDD
10 2 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
11 1 (1.79%) Software Architecture
11 1 (1.79%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 35 (62.50%) C#
2 24 (42.86%) Java
3 22 (39.29%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 11 (19.64%) Delphi
6 7 (12.50%) SQL
7 5 (8.93%) C++
8 2 (3.57%) Ruby
9 1 (1.79%) Scala
9 1 (1.79%) XPath
9 1 (1.79%) VB
9 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) Embarcadero
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle
3 6 (10.71%) Wonderware
4 4 (7.14%) Siemens
5 1 (1.79%) Twitter
5 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Sybase
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