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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 175 161 180
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 5 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.62% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.66% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 10
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.61%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
3402 3786 3910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.16% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3135 3383
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 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
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 31 July 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 - 1 £37,500 -
Senior Software Developer
North West

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (56.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) Unit Testing
3 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (48.00%) Degree
4 10 (40.00%) OO
5 9 (36.00%) Java
5 9 (36.00%) .NET
5 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (32.00%) JUnit
6 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (32.00%) J2EE
6 8 (32.00%) UML
6 8 (32.00%) OOP
6 8 (32.00%) JSP
6 8 (32.00%) JMS
6 8 (32.00%) Ajax
6 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) HTML
8 6 (24.00%) CSS
8 6 (24.00%) MVC
9 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (20.00%) WinForms
9 5 (20.00%) LINQ
9 5 (20.00%) jQuery
9 5 (20.00%) TDD
9 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
9 5 (20.00%) SLA
9 5 (20.00%) Web Services

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) WordPress
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) J2EE
2 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (32.00%) JSP
2 8 (32.00%) JMS
2 8 (32.00%) Ajax
3 7 (28.00%) HTML
4 6 (24.00%) CSS
5 5 (20.00%) Web Services
5 5 (20.00%) WinForms
5 5 (20.00%) LINQ
5 5 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (12.00%) JSON
6 3 (12.00%) XML
7 2 (8.00%) OpenGL
7 2 (8.00%) DirectX
8 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (8.00%) Animation
3 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Unit Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (40.00%) OO
4 8 (32.00%) UML
4 8 (32.00%) OOP
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (24.00%) MVC
6 5 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Game Development
8 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (4.00%) Market Research
8 1 (4.00%) API Development
8 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (12.00%) C
5 3 (12.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) Delphi
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Perforce
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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