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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 141 177 155
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 30 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.91% 0.47% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.49% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 25
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +1.17%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.55%
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
3167 3875 3579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.17% 96.35% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2622 3325 3120
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Stockport - 7 £50,000 - 1
Rochdale - 3 £50,000 -
Wigan - 1 £35,000 - 1
Senior Software Developer
North West

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 20 (43.48%) C#
3 20 (43.48%) HTML
3 20 (43.48%) CSS
4 19 (41.30%) .NET
4 19 (41.30%) TDD
5 18 (39.13%) MVC
5 18 (39.13%) Mentoring
6 17 (36.96%) DevOps
7 16 (34.78%) Scrum
7 16 (34.78%) jQuery
8 13 (28.26%) Java
9 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
9 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
9 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
10 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
10 11 (23.91%) SOA
11 10 (21.74%) XML
11 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
11 10 (21.74%) JSON
11 10 (21.74%) WCF
12 9 (19.57%) Entity Framework
12 9 (19.57%) LINQ
12 9 (19.57%) OO
13 8 (17.39%) Apache
13 8 (17.39%) Windows
13 8 (17.39%) PHP
13 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (17.39%) Apache
2 7 (15.22%) Mule
2 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
3 6 (13.04%) Node.js
4 2 (4.35%) CMS
4 2 (4.35%) JBoss
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (15.22%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (15.22%) Amazon S3
1 7 (15.22%) Google Cloud Platform
1 7 (15.22%) PaaS
1 7 (15.22%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (15.22%) Couchbase
2 7 (15.22%) Hazelcast
3 4 (8.70%) MySQL
4 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.22%) git-flow
2 7 (15.22%) Hudson
2 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.22%) Maven
3 6 (13.04%) MSTest
3 6 (13.04%) Selenium
3 6 (13.04%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) CSS
1 20 (43.48%) HTML
2 19 (41.30%) .NET
3 16 (34.78%) jQuery
4 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
4 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
5 10 (21.74%) JSON
5 10 (21.74%) WCF
5 10 (21.74%) XML
6 9 (19.57%) Entity Framework
6 9 (19.57%) LINQ
7 7 (15.22%) Apache Avro
7 7 (15.22%) Apache Camel
7 7 (15.22%) Apache Thrift
7 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (15.22%) Protocol Buffers
7 7 (15.22%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (15.22%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (15.22%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) TDD
3 18 (39.13%) Mentoring
3 18 (39.13%) MVC
4 17 (36.96%) DevOps
5 16 (34.78%) Scrum
6 11 (23.91%) SOA
6 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
7 9 (19.57%) OO
8 8 (17.39%) BDD
8 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (17.39%) Open Source
9 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
9 7 (15.22%) Data Transformation
9 7 (15.22%) Microservices
9 7 (15.22%) Physical Data Model
9 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
9 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
9 7 (15.22%) Web Development
10 6 (13.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
2 20 (43.48%) C#
3 13 (28.26%) Java
4 8 (17.39%) PHP
5 7 (15.22%) Ruby
6 6 (13.04%) C
7 5 (10.87%) SQL
8 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
9 3 (6.52%) Python
10 2 (4.35%) Groovy
11 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Google
1 7 (15.22%) webMethods
1 7 (15.22%) WSO2
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Zend
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) Twitter
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