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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 166 185 177
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 19 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.53% 0.18% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.18% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 11
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £38,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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
3456 3785 3928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.63% 95.10% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2819 3143 3390
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 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -
Wigan - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
North West

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 25 (96.15%) Software Engineering
2 15 (57.69%) C#
3 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (42.31%) .NET
6 10 (38.46%) Degree
7 9 (34.62%) Scala
7 9 (34.62%) Functional Programming
7 9 (34.62%) SQL
7 9 (34.62%) HTML
7 9 (34.62%) Java
7 9 (34.62%) Python
8 8 (30.77%) TDD
8 8 (30.77%) Scrum
8 8 (30.77%) WCF
9 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
9 7 (26.92%) LINQ
9 7 (26.92%) CSS
9 7 (26.92%) XML
9 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
9 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
10 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 6 (23.08%) OO
10 6 (23.08%) MVC
10 6 (23.08%) jQuery
10 6 (23.08%) R
11 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
11 5 (19.23%) Akka
11 5 (19.23%) Play Framework

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (11.54%) Facebook Platform
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) NUnit
3 2 (7.69%) MSTest
General
1 4 (15.38%) Electronics
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) HTML
3 8 (30.77%) WCF
4 7 (26.92%) LINQ
4 7 (26.92%) XML
4 7 (26.92%) CSS
5 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 6 (23.08%) jQuery
6 5 (19.23%) WF
6 5 (19.23%) Ajax
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
6 5 (19.23%) Akka
6 5 (19.23%) Play Framework
7 4 (15.38%) Entity Framework
7 4 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 4 (15.38%) Silverlight
7 4 (15.38%) Web Services
8 3 (11.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
3 3 (11.54%) Physics
4 2 (7.69%) W3C
4 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.85%) DTV
5 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Software Engineering
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Functional Programming
4 8 (30.77%) TDD
4 8 (30.77%) Scrum
5 6 (23.08%) MVC
5 6 (23.08%) OO
6 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.54%) Coaching
8 3 (11.54%) OOD
9 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
9 2 (7.69%) MVVM
10 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.85%) Customer Insight
10 1 (3.85%) Analytics
10 1 (3.85%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) Java
3 9 (34.62%) Python
3 9 (34.62%) Scala
4 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
5 6 (23.08%) R
6 4 (15.38%) C++
6 4 (15.38%) Haskell
6 4 (15.38%) OCaml
7 3 (11.54%) Erlang
7 3 (11.54%) Lisp
7 3 (11.54%) Ruby
8 2 (7.69%) C
8 2 (7.69%) PHP
8 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Facebook
2 3 (11.54%) Twitter
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Houndskull Solutions Ltd.
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago