Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 36 38
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 453 597 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.39% 7.41% 5.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.60% 7.61% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 389 537 344
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 6,864 7,840 6,683
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.37% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5,769 6,629 5,651
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Manchester

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Manchester.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Manchester

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Manchester

Senior Developer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham +17 21 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Stockport -29 18 £42,500 -10.53% 7
Bolton +4 9 £37,500 -21.05%
Rochdale - 8 £50,625 - 3
Cheadle 0 3 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Oldham +29 2 £45,000 +36.36%
Salford -2 2 - - 1
Bury -4 2 £50,000 +8.11% 1
Wigan -8 2 £39,250 -12.78% 1
Sale +4 1 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 243 (53.64%) JavaScript
2 239 (52.76%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (41.28%) C#
4 186 (41.06%) .NET
5 172 (37.97%) HTML
6 169 (37.31%) CSS
7 156 (34.44%) MVC
8 133 (29.36%) AngularJS
9 128 (28.26%) React
10 109 (24.06%) SQL
11 107 (23.62%) PHP
12 95 (20.97%) Java
13 90 (19.87%) TDD
14 89 (19.65%) ASP.NET
15 87 (19.21%) RESTful
16 86 (18.98%) Node.js
16 86 (18.98%) MySQL
16 86 (18.98%) Scrum
17 84 (18.54%) Front End Development
18 82 (18.10%) SQL Server
19 76 (16.78%) Microsoft
19 76 (16.78%) Web Development
20 74 (16.34%) Amazon AWS
21 72 (15.89%) Git (software)
22 67 (14.79%) jQuery
23 63 (13.91%) Web Services
24 62 (13.69%) OOP
25 59 (13.02%) HTML5
26 58 (12.80%) Software Engineering
27 54 (11.92%) OO

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (7.95%) CMS
2 16 (3.53%) nginx
2 16 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.53%) Umbraco
3 15 (3.31%) WordPress
4 14 (3.09%) Apache
5 8 (1.77%) Drupal
5 8 (1.77%) ExpressionEngine
6 7 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.32%) Confluence
8 4 (0.88%) IIS
9 3 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.44%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.66%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.44%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (2.87%) Magento
2 3 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 74 (16.34%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (5.52%) SaaS
4 11 (2.43%) npm
5 7 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 6 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (1.10%) GitHub
7 5 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.10%) Serverless
8 4 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.88%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.66%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.66%) Office 365
10 2 (0.44%) Twilio
11 1 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.22%) IaaS
11 1 (0.22%) NuGet
11 1 (0.22%) PaaS
11 1 (0.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.21%) HTTP
2 8 (1.77%) Internet
2 8 (1.77%) Intranet
3 6 (1.32%) Broadband
3 6 (1.32%) SSL
4 5 (1.10%) WAN
5 2 (0.44%) AMQP
5 2 (0.44%) SMS
6 1 (0.22%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.22%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (18.98%) MySQL
2 82 (18.10%) SQL Server
3 22 (4.86%) MongoDB
3 22 (4.86%) Relational Database
4 21 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (4.42%) NoSQL
6 14 (3.09%) Redis
7 13 (2.87%) RDBMS
7 13 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.43%) Power BI
9 10 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
10 9 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.77%) Big Data
12 7 (1.55%) Data Mining
12 7 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.32%) OLAP
13 6 (1.32%) OLAP Cube
14 5 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 72 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 29 (6.40%) Grunt
3 23 (5.08%) gulp
4 22 (4.86%) Visual Studio
5 20 (4.42%) webpack
6 18 (3.97%) NUnit
7 17 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (3.31%) MSTest
9 14 (3.09%) Jasmine
9 14 (3.09%) Karma Test Runner
10 13 (2.87%) JIRA
11 9 (1.99%) Subversion
12 8 (1.77%) Jenkins
12 8 (1.77%) Mercurial
12 8 (1.77%) PhantomJS
12 8 (1.77%) Protractor
13 7 (1.55%) Maven
14 6 (1.32%) Ant
14 6 (1.32%) GitLab
14 6 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 48 (10.60%) Finance
2 26 (5.74%) Advertising
3 25 (5.52%) Games
4 22 (4.86%) Retail
5 11 (2.43%) Banking
5 11 (2.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (1.99%) Automotive
7 7 (1.55%) Marketing
8 5 (1.10%) Legal
9 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.44%) Back Office
10 2 (0.44%) French Language
10 2 (0.44%) German Language
10 2 (0.44%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (41.06%) .NET
2 172 (37.97%) HTML
3 169 (37.31%) CSS
4 133 (29.36%) AngularJS
5 128 (28.26%) React
6 89 (19.65%) ASP.NET
7 87 (19.21%) RESTful
8 86 (18.98%) Node.js
9 67 (14.79%) jQuery
10 63 (13.91%) Web Services
11 59 (13.02%) HTML5
12 48 (10.60%) ASP.NET Web API
13 47 (10.38%) Sass
14 45 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 45 (9.93%) Laravel
15 43 (9.49%) CSS3
16 36 (7.95%) JSON
17 33 (7.28%) .NET Framework
17 33 (7.28%) REST
17 33 (7.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.15%) User Experience
2 28 (6.18%) Mobile App
3 20 (4.42%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.42%) Fintech
4 17 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.66%) Blog
8 2 (0.44%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.44%) W3C
9 1 (0.22%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.22%) Animation
9 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.22%) IVR
9 1 (0.22%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.86%) Apple iOS
2 18 (3.97%) Android
2 18 (3.97%) Linux
3 8 (1.77%) Windows
4 2 (0.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (52.76%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (34.44%) MVC
3 90 (19.87%) TDD
4 86 (18.98%) Scrum
5 84 (18.54%) Front End Development
6 76 (16.78%) Web Development
7 62 (13.69%) OOP
8 58 (12.80%) Software Engineering
9 54 (11.92%) OO
10 53 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (9.93%) Unit Testing
12 44 (9.71%) DevOps
12 44 (9.71%) E-Commerce
13 43 (9.49%) Mentoring
14 33 (7.28%) SOA
15 30 (6.62%) Microservices
16 28 (6.18%) SDLC
16 28 (6.18%) Test Automation
17 26 (5.74%) Open Source
18 23 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 243 (53.64%) JavaScript
2 187 (41.28%) C#
3 109 (24.06%) SQL
4 107 (23.62%) PHP
5 95 (20.97%) Java
6 53 (11.70%) T-SQL
7 46 (10.15%) TypeScript
8 28 (6.18%) C++
9 22 (4.86%) Python
10 16 (3.53%) ES6
10 16 (3.53%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.65%) C
12 10 (2.21%) Go
13 9 (1.99%) Ruby
14 8 (1.77%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.55%) Java 8
16 6 (1.32%) Apple Swift
17 5 (1.10%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.10%) VBA
18 4 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (5.96%) Degree
2 15 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.77%) AWS Certification
4 3 (0.66%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.49%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (5.74%) Docker
2 3 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (1.77%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.10%) Puppet
3 1 (0.22%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.22%) Rancher
3 1 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 76 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.08%) Zend
3 18 (3.97%) Oracle
4 14 (3.09%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.77%) Google
5 8 (1.77%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.55%) Capita
7 4 (0.88%) Apple
7 4 (0.88%) Cognizant
7 4 (0.88%) Splunk
7 4 (0.88%) WorldPay
8 3 (0.66%) Kony
8 3 (0.66%) Twitter
8 3 (0.66%) WooCommerce
9 2 (0.44%) SAP
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe
10 1 (0.22%) Cognos
10 1 (0.22%) IBM
10 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.22%) Telerik