Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 45 35
Rank change year-on-year -22 -10 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 307 497 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.58% 6.70% 7.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.75% 6.90% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 284 440 497
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 6,464 7,207 7,237
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 97.17% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5,431 5,968 6,242
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -16 18 £50,000 +42.86% 3
Bolton +8 11 £45,000 +1.69%
Stockport +10 8 £46,250 -1.60% 1
Oldham +9 5 £45,000 -
Bury - 4 £47,500 -
Cheadle - 3 £50,000 - 1
Wigan -14 2 £48,750 +7.14% 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 2 £50,000 -
Rochdale +18 1 £48,750 +3.72%
Sale - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 152 (49.51%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (47.88%) JavaScript
3 144 (46.91%) .NET
4 142 (46.25%) C#
5 136 (44.30%) HTML
6 126 (41.04%) CSS
7 109 (35.50%) MVC
8 102 (33.22%) AngularJS
9 77 (25.08%) SQL
10 75 (24.43%) SQL Server
11 73 (23.78%) ASP.NET
11 73 (23.78%) TDD
12 61 (19.87%) Microsoft
12 61 (19.87%) React
13 59 (19.22%) RESTful
14 56 (18.24%) ASP.NET Web API
15 55 (17.92%) Microservices
16 53 (17.26%) Microsoft Azure
16 53 (17.26%) Git (software)
17 52 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (16.94%) .NET Framework
17 52 (16.94%) PHP
18 51 (16.61%) Node.js
19 50 (16.29%) Java
20 47 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC
21 45 (14.66%) Front End Development
22 44 (14.33%) jQuery
23 43 (14.01%) Mentoring
24 40 (13.03%) Scrum
24 40 (13.03%) Amazon AWS

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 18 (5.86%) Apache
2 12 (3.91%) CMS
3 10 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.61%) WordPress
5 5 (1.63%) Drupal
6 4 (1.30%) nginx
6 4 (1.30%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.98%) IIS
8 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.33%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.33%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (4.23%) Magento
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.33%) Shopify
3 1 (0.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 53 (17.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.63%) GitHub
4 3 (0.98%) NuGet
4 3 (0.98%) Serverless
5 2 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.91%) HTTP
2 5 (1.63%) AMQP
2 5 (1.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (24.43%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.40%) MySQL
3 26 (8.47%) NoSQL
4 19 (6.19%) MongoDB
4 19 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (5.54%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.93%) CockroachDB
9 7 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.30%) Power BI
11 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.98%) Redis
13 2 (0.65%) DTS
13 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.65%) Qlik Sense
13 2 (0.65%) QlikView
13 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 53 (17.26%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.47%) Visual Studio
3 16 (5.21%) NUnit
4 15 (4.89%) gulp
5 12 (3.91%) MSTest
6 10 (3.26%) Subversion
6 10 (3.26%) webpack
7 9 (2.93%) Grunt
7 9 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.61%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.61%) JIRA
9 7 (2.28%) Jasmine
9 7 (2.28%) Mercurial
10 6 (1.95%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.95%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (1.95%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (1.95%) Selenium
11 4 (1.30%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (8.79%) Finance
2 14 (4.56%) Retail
3 13 (4.23%) Advertising
3 13 (4.23%) Games
4 12 (3.91%) Legal
5 6 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.63%) Banking
7 4 (1.30%) Marketing
8 3 (0.98%) Automotive
9 2 (0.65%) Law
9 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (46.91%) .NET
2 136 (44.30%) HTML
3 126 (41.04%) CSS
4 102 (33.22%) AngularJS
5 73 (23.78%) ASP.NET
6 61 (19.87%) React
7 59 (19.22%) RESTful
8 56 (18.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 52 (16.94%) .NET Framework
10 51 (16.61%) Node.js
11 47 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 44 (14.33%) jQuery
13 36 (11.73%) .NET Core
14 35 (11.40%) Entity Framework
14 35 (11.40%) HTML5
15 27 (8.79%) Web Services
16 25 (8.14%) WCF
16 25 (8.14%) XML
17 23 (7.49%) SOAP
18 22 (7.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.79%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (7.17%) User Experience
3 14 (4.56%) Fintech
4 13 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.26%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.28%) Blog
8 6 (1.95%) NHS
9 2 (0.65%) Clustering
9 2 (0.65%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Replication
10 1 (0.33%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.33%) Animation
10 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.33%) Infotainment
10 1 (0.33%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.33%) Online Gambling
10 1 (0.33%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.84%) Linux
2 4 (1.30%) Android
3 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.98%) Unix
3 3 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (49.51%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (35.50%) MVC
3 73 (23.78%) TDD
4 55 (17.92%) Microservices
5 52 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (14.66%) Front End Development
7 43 (14.01%) Mentoring
8 40 (13.03%) Scrum
9 38 (12.38%) OO
9 38 (12.38%) Software Engineering
10 36 (11.73%) OOP
11 33 (10.75%) Web Development
12 30 (9.77%) DevOps
12 30 (9.77%) E-Commerce
13 29 (9.45%) Unit Testing
14 27 (8.79%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (7.82%) SOLID
16 21 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (5.86%) Continuous Delivery
18 16 (5.21%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 147 (47.88%) JavaScript
2 142 (46.25%) C#
3 77 (25.08%) SQL
4 52 (16.94%) PHP
5 50 (16.29%) Java
6 29 (9.45%) T-SQL
7 14 (4.56%) C++
7 14 (4.56%) TypeScript
8 12 (3.91%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.93%) ES6
9 9 (2.93%) Python
10 5 (1.63%) PHP 5
11 4 (1.30%) C
11 4 (1.30%) Ruby
12 3 (0.98%) Go
12 3 (0.98%) Groovy
12 3 (0.98%) Java 8
12 3 (0.98%) Scala
12 3 (0.98%) VB
13 2 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (5.21%) Degree
2 5 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.65%) DBS Check
3 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.58%) QA
2 5 (1.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (5.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.30%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.33%) Ansible
3 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 61 (19.87%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.91%) Oracle
3 6 (1.95%) Xamarin
4 3 (0.98%) Google
4 3 (0.98%) Tableau
4 3 (0.98%) Zend
5 2 (0.65%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe
6 1 (0.33%) Apple
6 1 (0.33%) Cognos
6 1 (0.33%) Epicor
6 1 (0.33%) IFS
6 1 (0.33%) WorldPay