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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 166 183 171
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 12 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.34% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 6
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +7.14%
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
3403 3795 3923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.19% 94.52% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2826 3124 3393
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 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 30 July 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 30 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
Bolton - 1 £47,500 -
Cheadle - 1 £47,500 - 1
Wigan - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
North West

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 30 (96.77%) Software Engineering
2 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 14 (45.16%) Java
4 12 (38.71%) Python
4 12 (38.71%) Scala
4 12 (38.71%) Functional Programming
5 11 (35.48%) C#
5 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
6 10 (32.26%) Degree
7 9 (29.03%) Akka
7 9 (29.03%) Play Framework
7 9 (29.03%) R
7 9 (29.03%) Data Analysis
7 9 (29.03%) C++
8 8 (25.81%) HTML
8 8 (25.81%) Linux
9 7 (22.58%) OO
9 7 (22.58%) Windows
9 7 (22.58%) .NET
9 7 (22.58%) CSS
9 7 (22.58%) TDD
9 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
10 6 (19.35%) jQuery
10 6 (19.35%) MVC
11 5 (16.13%) Electronics
11 5 (16.13%) Apache
11 5 (16.13%) MySQL
11 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
11 5 (16.13%) SQL

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (16.13%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) Facebook Platform
3 2 (6.45%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) Gradle
3 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (6.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) MSTest
4 1 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 5 (16.13%) Electronics
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
2 9 (29.03%) Akka
2 9 (29.03%) Play Framework
3 8 (25.81%) HTML
4 7 (22.58%) .NET
4 7 (22.58%) CSS
5 6 (19.35%) jQuery
6 5 (16.13%) Ajax
7 4 (12.90%) WCF
7 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
7 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (9.68%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (9.68%) LINQ
8 3 (9.68%) Entity Framework
8 3 (9.68%) Web Services
8 3 (9.68%) XML
8 3 (9.68%) WF
8 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
8 3 (9.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
2 5 (16.13%) Physics
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (9.68%) W3C
4 2 (6.45%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (6.45%) Animation
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) DTV
5 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Software Engineering
2 12 (38.71%) Functional Programming
3 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) Data Analysis
5 7 (22.58%) TDD
5 7 (22.58%) OO
6 6 (19.35%) MVC
7 4 (12.90%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) OOD
8 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
8 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.45%) Coaching
9 2 (6.45%) Mobile Development
9 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Game Development
9 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.45%) Change Control
9 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
2 14 (45.16%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) Python
3 12 (38.71%) Scala
4 11 (35.48%) C#
5 9 (29.03%) C++
5 9 (29.03%) R
6 5 (16.13%) SQL
7 4 (12.90%) C
8 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
8 3 (9.68%) PHP
8 3 (9.68%) Lisp
8 3 (9.68%) Ruby
8 3 (9.68%) Haskell
8 3 (9.68%) Erlang
8 3 (9.68%) OCaml
9 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
9 1 (3.23%) Groovy
9 1 (3.23%) Clojure
9 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.68%) Facebook
1 3 (9.68%) Twitter
2 1 (3.23%) VMware
2 1 (3.23%) SAP
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