Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 41 38
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 416 570 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.72% 6.97% 6.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.91% 7.14% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 349 520 395
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £37,400 £37,450 £36,525
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 7,038 7,984 6,908
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 97.58% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5,876 6,712 5,890
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £64,250 £62,500
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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +9 23 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Stockport -21 19 £43,750 -7.89% 3
Bolton +7 12 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Rochdale - 6 £48,750 - 1
Cheadle +1 4 £43,750 -7.89%
Bury 0 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Salford -7 2 - - 1
Wigan -10 2 £39,250 -12.78%
Oldham - 2 £45,000 - 3
Sale -3 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Senior Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 232 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (52.88%) JavaScript
3 186 (44.71%) C#
4 175 (42.07%) .NET
5 158 (37.98%) HTML
6 149 (35.82%) CSS
7 142 (34.13%) MVC
8 129 (31.01%) AngularJS
9 126 (30.29%) React
10 101 (24.28%) Java
11 94 (22.60%) TDD
12 92 (22.12%) SQL
13 90 (21.63%) PHP
13 90 (21.63%) RESTful
14 88 (21.15%) Node.js
15 86 (20.67%) Scrum
16 80 (19.23%) SQL Server
17 78 (18.75%) ASP.NET
18 72 (17.31%) Git (software)
19 69 (16.59%) Front End Development
20 65 (15.63%) Microsoft
21 64 (15.38%) Web Development
21 64 (15.38%) MySQL
22 61 (14.66%) jQuery
23 60 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
24 59 (14.18%) HTML5
25 55 (13.22%) Software Engineering
26 54 (12.98%) OO
26 54 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
27 53 (12.74%) OOP

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 28 (6.73%) CMS
2 14 (3.37%) WordPress
3 11 (2.64%) Apache
4 10 (2.40%) nginx
4 10 (2.40%) Umbraco
5 9 (2.16%) Drupal
6 7 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.44%) ExpressionEngine
8 5 (1.20%) IIS
8 5 (1.20%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.96%) Confluence
9 4 (0.96%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.48%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.48%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.48%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.16%) Magento
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 54 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (11.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.33%) SaaS
4 9 (2.16%) npm
5 7 (1.68%) Serverless
6 6 (1.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 6 (1.44%) GitHub
7 5 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.72%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.48%) Twilio
11 1 (0.24%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.24%) IaaS
11 1 (0.24%) NuGet
11 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.61%) HTTP
2 7 (1.68%) Internet
2 7 (1.68%) SSL
3 5 (1.20%) Intranet
4 4 (0.96%) AMQP
5 3 (0.72%) Broadband
6 2 (0.48%) SMS
6 2 (0.48%) WAN
7 1 (0.24%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.24%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.24%) RTP
7 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 64 (15.38%) MySQL
3 26 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 25 (6.01%) NoSQL
5 20 (4.81%) Relational Database
6 17 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (3.37%) Redis
8 10 (2.40%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.20%) Big Data
12 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.96%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.96%) Neo4j
13 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 72 (17.31%) Git (software)
2 27 (6.49%) Visual Studio
3 25 (6.01%) Grunt
4 23 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (5.29%) NUnit
6 20 (4.81%) gulp
7 19 (4.57%) webpack
8 15 (3.61%) MSTest
9 14 (3.37%) Karma Test Runner
10 13 (3.13%) Jasmine
11 12 (2.88%) JIRA
12 10 (2.40%) Subversion
12 10 (2.40%) TeamCity
13 9 (2.16%) Mercurial
14 8 (1.92%) Jenkins
14 8 (1.92%) Selenium
15 7 (1.68%) Cucumber
15 7 (1.68%) Maven
15 7 (1.68%) PhantomJS
15 7 (1.68%) Protractor
General
1 52 (12.50%) Finance
2 22 (5.29%) Games
3 15 (3.61%) Advertising
4 12 (2.88%) Retail
5 11 (2.64%) Banking
6 10 (2.40%) Automotive
7 9 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.92%) Marketing
9 4 (0.96%) Law
10 3 (0.72%) Legal
11 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
12 1 (0.24%) French Language
12 1 (0.24%) German Language
12 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (42.07%) .NET
2 158 (37.98%) HTML
3 149 (35.82%) CSS
4 129 (31.01%) AngularJS
5 126 (30.29%) React
6 90 (21.63%) RESTful
7 88 (21.15%) Node.js
8 78 (18.75%) ASP.NET
9 61 (14.66%) jQuery
10 59 (14.18%) HTML5
11 50 (12.02%) ASP.NET Web API
12 49 (11.78%) Web Services
13 46 (11.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 40 (9.62%) CSS3
15 39 (9.38%) Sass
16 38 (9.13%) Laravel
17 34 (8.17%) SOAP
18 33 (7.93%) JSON
19 30 (7.21%) XML
20 29 (6.97%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.62%) User Experience
2 25 (6.01%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.53%) Fintech
3 23 (5.53%) Mobile App
4 18 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (0.96%) Blog
7 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.48%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.24%) Animation
9 1 (0.24%) Infotainment
9 1 (0.24%) IVR
9 1 (0.24%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.24%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.24%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.24%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.85%) Android
2 15 (3.61%) Apple iOS
3 14 (3.37%) Linux
4 3 (0.72%) Unix
4 3 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (34.13%) MVC
3 94 (22.60%) TDD
4 86 (20.67%) Scrum
5 69 (16.59%) Front End Development
6 64 (15.38%) Web Development
7 60 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (13.22%) Software Engineering
9 54 (12.98%) OO
10 53 (12.74%) OOP
11 51 (12.26%) Unit Testing
12 41 (9.86%) Microservices
13 40 (9.62%) DevOps
14 38 (9.13%) Mentoring
15 36 (8.65%) E-Commerce
16 35 (8.41%) Test Automation
17 33 (7.93%) SOA
18 27 (6.49%) Open Source
18 27 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
18 27 (6.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 220 (52.88%) JavaScript
2 186 (44.71%) C#
3 101 (24.28%) Java
4 92 (22.12%) SQL
5 90 (21.63%) PHP
6 42 (10.10%) T-SQL
7 38 (9.13%) TypeScript
8 28 (6.73%) C++
9 22 (5.29%) Python
10 16 (3.85%) ES6
10 16 (3.85%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.13%) Ruby
12 12 (2.88%) C
13 9 (2.16%) Go
13 9 (2.16%) Java 8
14 6 (1.44%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.44%) Scala
15 5 (1.20%) Groovy
15 5 (1.20%) PHP 5
16 3 (0.72%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 30 (7.21%) Degree
2 20 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.64%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.48%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.89%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.48%) GDPR
3 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (4.81%) Docker
2 5 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.20%) Puppet
2 4 (0.96%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.24%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.24%) Rancher
3 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 65 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.81%) Oracle
2 20 (4.81%) Zend
3 12 (2.88%) Sitecore
4 9 (2.16%) Capita
5 8 (1.92%) Google
6 6 (1.44%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.20%) WorldPay
8 4 (0.96%) Apple
8 4 (0.96%) Cognizant
8 4 (0.96%) Splunk
9 3 (0.72%) Twitter
9 3 (0.72%) WooCommerce
10 2 (0.48%) IBM
11 1 (0.24%) Adobe
11 1 (0.24%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 1 (0.24%) Kony
11 1 (0.24%) Pega
11 1 (0.24%) Tableau
11 1 (0.24%) Telerik