The table below looks at the statistics 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 175 162 169
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 8 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.45% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.48% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 16
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £38,000 £34,375
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £44,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Senior Software Engineer
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
3719 3562 4180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.04% 94.89% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3219 3110 3712
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Cheadle - 1 £45,000 - 1
Senior Software Engineer
North West

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) OO
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) WCF
5 4 (30.77%) LINQ
5 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
6 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) HTTP
7 2 (15.38%) Servlets
7 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (7.69%) MSTest
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) WCF
3 4 (30.77%) LINQ
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) SOAP
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) Servlets
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE
5 2 (15.38%) Spring
5 2 (15.38%) WF
5 2 (15.38%) Silverlight
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (15.38%) Grails
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) OO
5 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
6 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.69%) Coaching
8 1 (7.69%) Functional Programming
8 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
8 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
8 1 (7.69%) MVVM
8 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
8 1 (7.69%) Image Processing
8 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 1 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) Java
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) XPath
4 1 (7.69%) Haskell
4 1 (7.69%) R
4 1 (7.69%) OCaml
4 1 (7.69%) F#
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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