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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 172 181 143
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 7 7 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.17% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.18% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 34
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £39,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3690 3973 3628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.42% 94.98% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3031 3445 3208
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 £50,100 £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 22 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 11 (78.57%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) C++
4 6 (42.86%) Spring
5 5 (35.71%) Grails
5 5 (35.71%) Android
5 5 (35.71%) Maven
5 5 (35.71%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) C
6 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) Games
7 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
7 3 (21.43%) XPath
7 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
7 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) J2SE
7 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 3 (21.43%) JMS
7 3 (21.43%) HTTP
7 3 (21.43%) XML Schema
7 3 (21.43%) SAX
7 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
1 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) 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%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Gerrit
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Gradle
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Spring
2 5 (35.71%) Grails
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (21.43%) J2SE
4 3 (21.43%) JMS
4 3 (21.43%) XML Schema
4 3 (21.43%) SAX
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) Servlets
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) DOM
4 3 (21.43%) XSLT
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) JSP
5 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Animation
2 1 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Android
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
5 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 3 (21.43%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Android Development
3 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) Game Development
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) C++
3 5 (35.71%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) C
5 3 (21.43%) XPath
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) PHP
6 2 (14.29%) Groovy
6 2 (14.29%) Ruby
7 1 (7.14%) Lua
7 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
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