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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 156 169 159
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 39 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.94% 0.27% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.29% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 37 9 23
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £46,500
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
3964 3508 3700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.13% 94.28% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3362 3030 3288
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
(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 +6 9 £42,500 - 2
Wigan -7 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Bolton - 1 £37,500 -
Cheadle - 1 - -
Salford - 1 £32,500 -
Senior Software Developer
North West

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 42 (65.63%) C#
2 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (43.75%) WCF
4 27 (42.19%) Degree
4 27 (42.19%) .NET
4 27 (42.19%) OO
5 26 (40.63%) OOD
6 25 (39.06%) SQL Server
7 23 (35.94%) Java
8 21 (32.81%) JavaScript
8 21 (32.81%) SOA
8 21 (32.81%) Software Engineering
9 20 (31.25%) T-SQL
9 20 (31.25%) Web Services
10 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
11 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET
12 16 (25.00%) SOAP
12 16 (25.00%) Unit Testing
13 14 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (21.88%) RESTful
13 14 (21.88%) Relational Database
13 14 (21.88%) Delphi
13 14 (21.88%) JMS
14 13 (20.31%) SQL
14 13 (20.31%) MVC
15 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
16 10 (15.63%) OOP
16 10 (15.63%) Embarcadero
16 10 (15.63%) XML
16 10 (15.63%) Project Management

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.81%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.81%) Lync
2 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) Node.js
3 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
1 1 (1.56%) PaaS
1 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.88%) Relational Database
3 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (7.81%) MySQL
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (14.06%) JUnit
3 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 7 (10.94%) Maven
5 1 (1.56%) JIRA
5 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.56%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 10 (15.63%) Retail
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.75%) WCF
2 27 (42.19%) .NET
3 20 (31.25%) Web Services
4 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET
5 16 (25.00%) SOAP
6 14 (21.88%) JMS
6 14 (21.88%) RESTful
7 10 (15.63%) jQuery
7 10 (15.63%) Ajax
7 10 (15.63%) XML
8 9 (14.06%) JSP
8 9 (14.06%) J2EE
9 8 (12.50%) CSS
9 8 (12.50%) WPF
9 8 (12.50%) WinForms
10 7 (10.94%) Spring
10 7 (10.94%) HTML
11 5 (7.81%) Servlets
11 5 (7.81%) DOM
11 5 (7.81%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) NHS
1 3 (4.69%) Informatics
1 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.56%) User Experience
2 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Windows
2 7 (10.94%) Linux
3 5 (7.81%) Android
3 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.19%) OO
3 26 (40.63%) OOD
4 21 (32.81%) SOA
4 21 (32.81%) Software Engineering
5 16 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 13 (20.31%) MVC
7 10 (15.63%) Project Management
7 10 (15.63%) OOP
8 9 (14.06%) UML
8 9 (14.06%) Mentoring
9 8 (12.50%) CRM
9 8 (12.50%) Scrum
9 8 (12.50%) TDD
10 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
10 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (7.81%) Kanban
11 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
12 4 (6.25%) Change Control
12 4 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 42 (65.63%) C#
2 23 (35.94%) Java
3 21 (32.81%) JavaScript
4 20 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 14 (21.88%) Delphi
6 13 (20.31%) SQL
7 6 (9.38%) PHP
7 6 (9.38%) C++
8 5 (7.81%) XPath
8 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
9 4 (6.25%) Ruby
10 2 (3.13%) VB
11 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (42.19%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) MCP
2 5 (7.81%) CCNP
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) Embarcadero
3 9 (14.06%) Oracle
3 9 (14.06%) Wonderware
4 5 (7.81%) Siemens
4 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.56%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.56%) Twitter
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
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