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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 165 166 169
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 24 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.61% 0.59% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.63% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 20
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,500 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
3741 3514 3884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.36% 94.41% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3149 3002 3362
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -2 8 £42,500 - 1
Senior Software Developer
North West

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (60.42%) C#
2 27 (56.25%) Degree
3 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
5 20 (41.67%) Java
5 20 (41.67%) OO
6 19 (39.58%) Unit Testing
7 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 17 (35.42%) MVC
8 17 (35.42%) Ajax
9 16 (33.33%) OOP
9 16 (33.33%) CSS
9 16 (33.33%) J2EE
9 16 (33.33%) HTML
9 16 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 15 (31.25%) JUnit
10 15 (31.25%) JSP
10 15 (31.25%) UML
10 15 (31.25%) JMS
11 13 (27.08%) .NET
11 13 (27.08%) jQuery
12 12 (25.00%) Web Services
13 11 (22.92%) XML
13 11 (22.92%) SQL
13 11 (22.92%) TDD
14 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
15 9 (18.75%) Windows
15 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
15 9 (18.75%) SharePoint

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) DB2
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) JUnit
2 8 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.17%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) JIRA
4 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.08%) MSTest
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.08%) NetBeans
General
1 9 (18.75%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) Ajax
2 16 (33.33%) HTML
2 16 (33.33%) J2EE
2 16 (33.33%) CSS
3 15 (31.25%) JSP
3 15 (31.25%) JMS
4 13 (27.08%) .NET
4 13 (27.08%) jQuery
5 12 (25.00%) Web Services
6 11 (22.92%) XML
7 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
8 9 (18.75%) JSON
8 9 (18.75%) WCF
9 8 (16.67%) RESTful
9 8 (16.67%) SOAP
10 5 (10.42%) WinForms
11 4 (8.33%) LINQ
12 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (4.17%) HTML5
13 2 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) OO
3 19 (39.58%) Unit Testing
4 17 (35.42%) MVC
5 16 (33.33%) OOP
5 16 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 15 (31.25%) UML
7 11 (22.92%) TDD
8 9 (18.75%) OOD
8 9 (18.75%) SOA
9 4 (8.33%) Project Management
10 3 (6.25%) Scrum
11 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
12 1 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (2.08%) BDD
12 1 (2.08%) Pair Programming
12 1 (2.08%) Software Testing
12 1 (2.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) C#
2 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
3 20 (41.67%) Java
4 11 (22.92%) SQL
5 9 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 8 (16.67%) Delphi
7 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.08%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (56.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Embarcadero
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Sybase
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Siemens
4 1 (2.08%) Wonderware
4 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.08%) Twitter
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