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 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 Software Developer
Rank 172 150 149
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 20 27 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.73% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.77% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 44
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,750 £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
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 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 24 December 2014.

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 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
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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 -5 7 £42,500 - 1
Wigan -12 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Bolton - 1 £37,500 -
Senior Software Developer
North West

Senior Software 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 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 40 (65.57%) C#
2 31 (50.82%) OO
3 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (42.62%) Degree
5 24 (39.34%) Java
5 24 (39.34%) .NET
6 22 (36.07%) SQL Server
6 22 (36.07%) Software Engineering
6 22 (36.07%) WCF
7 21 (34.43%) OOD
8 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
9 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
10 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
10 16 (26.23%) Web Services
10 16 (26.23%) JMS
10 16 (26.23%) MVC
11 15 (24.59%) SOA
11 15 (24.59%) Unit Testing
12 14 (22.95%) T-SQL
12 14 (22.95%) Ajax
12 14 (22.95%) Relational Database
13 13 (21.31%) J2EE
13 13 (21.31%) OOP
13 13 (21.31%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (19.67%) JUnit
14 12 (19.67%) JSP
14 12 (19.67%) UML
15 11 (18.03%) SOAP
15 11 (18.03%) XML
15 11 (18.03%) MS Excel

Senior Software 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 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 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
1 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.95%) Relational Database
3 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (19.67%) JUnit
3 6 (9.84%) Maven
4 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.64%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.64%) MSTest
5 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.64%) JIRA
5 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (18.03%) Retail
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) .NET
2 22 (36.07%) WCF
3 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
3 16 (26.23%) Web Services
3 16 (26.23%) JMS
4 14 (22.95%) Ajax
5 13 (21.31%) J2EE
6 12 (19.67%) JSP
7 11 (18.03%) SOAP
7 11 (18.03%) XML
8 10 (16.39%) RESTful
9 9 (14.75%) HTML
9 9 (14.75%) CSS
10 8 (13.11%) WinForms
11 7 (11.48%) WPF
12 6 (9.84%) Spring
12 6 (9.84%) jQuery
13 5 (8.20%) LINQ
13 5 (8.20%) Servlets
14 4 (6.56%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Linux
3 4 (6.56%) Android
3 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) OO
2 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (36.07%) Software Engineering
4 21 (34.43%) OOD
5 16 (26.23%) MVC
6 15 (24.59%) SOA
6 15 (24.59%) Unit Testing
7 13 (21.31%) OOP
8 12 (19.67%) UML
9 7 (11.48%) TDD
9 7 (11.48%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.84%) Project Management
10 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
11 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
12 4 (6.56%) Scrum
12 4 (6.56%) Change Control
12 4 (6.56%) Dependency Injection
13 3 (4.92%) ERP
13 3 (4.92%) CRM
14 2 (3.28%) Communications Security
Programming Languages
1 40 (65.57%) C#
2 24 (39.34%) Java
3 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
4 14 (22.95%) T-SQL
5 10 (16.39%) SQL
5 10 (16.39%) Delphi
6 6 (9.84%) C++
7 4 (6.56%) Ruby
7 4 (6.56%) XPath
8 1 (1.64%) Scala
8 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) Embarcadero
3 9 (14.75%) Oracle
3 9 (14.75%) Wonderware
4 5 (8.20%) Siemens
5 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.64%) Twitter
6 1 (1.64%) Sybase
6 1 (1.64%) SAP
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