The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 156 179 165
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 25 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.62% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.28% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 11
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3792 3914 3650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.45% 95.05% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3129 3390 3231
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Software Developer
North West

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 July 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 29 July 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
Stockport +2 3 £42,000 +13.51%
Cheadle - 2 - - 1
Senior Software Developer
North West

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (51.28%) OO
1 20 (51.28%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) Java
3 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 15 (38.46%) SQL
4 14 (35.90%) WCF
4 14 (35.90%) .NET
4 14 (35.90%) OOD
5 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 13 (33.33%) Windows
5 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 12 (30.77%) Degree
6 12 (30.77%) Unit Testing
6 12 (30.77%) Oracle
6 12 (30.77%) Relational Database
7 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
7 11 (28.21%) J2EE
7 11 (28.21%) T-SQL
7 11 (28.21%) Project Management
8 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
8 10 (25.64%) Finance
9 9 (23.08%) JMS
9 9 (23.08%) SOA
10 8 (20.51%) CRM
10 8 (20.51%) HTML
10 8 (20.51%) Web Services
10 8 (20.51%) XML
11 7 (17.95%) SOAP
11 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) Lync
3 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.82%) MySQL
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (12.82%) JUnit
4 4 (10.26%) Maven
5 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Retail
3 4 (10.26%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) .NET
1 14 (35.90%) WCF
2 11 (28.21%) J2EE
2 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
3 9 (23.08%) JMS
4 8 (20.51%) Web Services
4 8 (20.51%) XML
4 8 (20.51%) HTML
5 7 (17.95%) SOAP
5 7 (17.95%) jQuery
6 6 (15.38%) RESTful
7 5 (12.82%) WPF
7 5 (12.82%) WinForms
7 5 (12.82%) Ajax
7 5 (12.82%) JSP
7 5 (12.82%) Ember.js
8 4 (10.26%) Servlets
8 4 (10.26%) DOM
8 4 (10.26%) XML Schema
8 4 (10.26%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) NHS
1 3 (7.69%) Informatics
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) UNIX
3 5 (12.82%) Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Android
4 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) OO
2 14 (35.90%) OOD
3 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 12 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 11 (28.21%) Project Management
6 9 (23.08%) SOA
7 8 (20.51%) CRM
8 7 (17.95%) MVC
9 6 (15.38%) TDD
9 6 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
10 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (12.82%) Kanban
10 5 (12.82%) Scrum
10 5 (12.82%) UML
10 5 (12.82%) OOP
11 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
12 3 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) Java
3 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 15 (38.46%) SQL
4 11 (28.21%) T-SQL
5 6 (15.38%) Delphi
5 6 (15.38%) PHP
6 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
7 4 (10.26%) XPath
8 2 (5.13%) Ruby
9 1 (2.56%) VB
9 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) MCP
2 5 (12.82%) CCNP
2 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.69%) Wonderware
5 2 (5.13%) Embarcadero
6 1 (2.56%) Siemens
6 1 (2.56%) VMware
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