The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer 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 Engineer
Rank 173 181 141
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 8 9 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.22% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 34
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
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 Engineer
North West

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Manchester region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (85.71%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) Spring
5 6 (42.86%) Maven
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) Grails
5 6 (42.86%) Android
6 5 (35.71%) C#
6 5 (35.71%) C++
7 4 (28.57%) Games
7 4 (28.57%) HTTP
7 4 (28.57%) XML Schema
7 4 (28.57%) SAX
7 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (28.57%) .NET
7 4 (28.57%) Servlets
7 4 (28.57%) XML
7 4 (28.57%) DOM
7 4 (28.57%) XSLT
7 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
7 4 (28.57%) J2SE
7 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
7 4 (28.57%) JMS
7 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
7 4 (28.57%) XPath
7 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
8 3 (21.43%) OO

Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Gerrit
2 2 (14.29%) Gradle
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Spring
2 6 (42.86%) Grails
3 4 (28.57%) Servlets
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) DOM
3 4 (28.57%) XSLT
3 4 (28.57%) J2SE
3 4 (28.57%) JMS
3 4 (28.57%) XML Schema
3 4 (28.57%) SAX
3 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) JSP
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Android
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
5 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (14.29%) Android Development
4 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) XPath
4 3 (21.43%) C
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (14.29%) Groovy
6 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) JBoss