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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 179 170 146
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 9 9 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.23% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.25% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 40
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
3909 3648 3638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.95% 94.56% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3231 3188 3199
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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
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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
Salford -2 1 £32,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
North West

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Spring
4 7 (58.33%) Maven
4 7 (58.33%) Grails
5 6 (50.00%) Android
5 6 (50.00%) Windows
6 5 (41.67%) Servlets
6 5 (41.67%) XML
6 5 (41.67%) DOM
6 5 (41.67%) XSLT
6 5 (41.67%) HTTP
6 5 (41.67%) XML Schema
6 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
6 5 (41.67%) J2SE
6 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
6 5 (41.67%) JMS
6 5 (41.67%) Games
6 5 (41.67%) SAX
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
6 5 (41.67%) XPath
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (25.00%) CSS

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
1 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) JUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Gerrit
2 2 (16.67%) Gradle
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Spring
2 7 (58.33%) Grails
3 5 (41.67%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) DOM
3 5 (41.67%) XSLT
3 5 (41.67%) J2SE
3 5 (41.67%) JMS
3 5 (41.67%) XML Schema
3 5 (41.67%) SAX
3 5 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (41.67%) Servlets
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) JSP
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Android
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Android Development
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) XPath
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Groovy
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
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