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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 157 175 186
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 8 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.25% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.33% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 10
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.90%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -
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
3074 3642 3992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.05% 94.62% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2517 2995 3465
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +3 4 £42,500 -
Senior Software Developer
North West

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 21 (61.76%) C#
2 20 (58.82%) Degree
3 19 (55.88%) Unit Testing
4 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 15 (44.12%) Java
5 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
5 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 14 (41.18%) OO
7 13 (38.24%) UML
7 13 (38.24%) OOP
7 13 (38.24%) JMS
7 13 (38.24%) JUnit
7 13 (38.24%) J2EE
7 13 (38.24%) JSP
7 13 (38.24%) Ajax
8 11 (32.35%) .NET
9 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 10 (29.41%) HTML
9 10 (29.41%) jQuery
9 10 (29.41%) MVC
10 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
10 9 (26.47%) CSS
11 8 (23.53%) Web Services
12 7 (20.59%) XML
12 7 (20.59%) SQL
12 7 (20.59%) TDD
12 7 (20.59%) Retail
13 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (17.65%) WinForms

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) JUnit
2 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (20.59%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) JMS
1 13 (38.24%) J2EE
1 13 (38.24%) JSP
1 13 (38.24%) Ajax
2 11 (32.35%) .NET
3 10 (29.41%) HTML
3 10 (29.41%) jQuery
4 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
4 9 (26.47%) CSS
5 8 (23.53%) Web Services
6 7 (20.59%) XML
7 6 (17.65%) WinForms
7 6 (17.65%) JSON
8 5 (14.71%) LINQ
9 4 (11.76%) WCF
10 3 (8.82%) SOAP
10 3 (8.82%) RESTful
10 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Unit Testing
2 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
2 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) OO
4 13 (38.24%) UML
4 13 (38.24%) OOP
5 10 (29.41%) MVC
6 7 (20.59%) TDD
7 4 (11.76%) OOD
8 3 (8.82%) SOA
8 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (5.88%) Scrum
9 2 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) C#
2 15 (44.12%) Java
3 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.59%) SQL
5 6 (17.65%) VB.NET
6 4 (11.76%) Delphi
7 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Embarcadero
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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