The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 43 50
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 302 182 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 7.70% 5.34% 5.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.93% 5.47% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 264 154 180
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3808 3325 3633
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.04% 97.48% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3199 2765 2976
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +15 29 £50,000 - 6
Wigan - 9 £42,500 - 2
Bolton -8 7 £50,000 -2.91%
Altrincham -7 4 - - 2
Bury -5 2 £47,500 - 1
Cheadle +8 1 - -
Sale - 1 £42,500 -
Salford - 1 £42,500 - 2
Senior Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 309 (53.65%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (50.35%) JavaScript
3 222 (38.54%) MVC
4 219 (38.02%) HTML
5 209 (36.28%) C#
6 204 (35.42%) Java
6 204 (35.42%) SQL
7 202 (35.07%) .NET
8 188 (32.64%) CSS
9 166 (28.82%) SQL Server
10 156 (27.08%) OO
11 155 (26.91%) AngularJS
12 148 (25.69%) TDD
13 135 (23.44%) Web Services
14 134 (23.26%) jQuery
15 131 (22.74%) ASP.NET
16 120 (20.83%) iPad
17 116 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
17 116 (20.14%) Git (software)
18 111 (19.27%) Spring
19 98 (17.01%) HTML5
20 96 (16.67%) Scrum
20 96 (16.67%) MySQL
21 95 (16.49%) Web Development
22 89 (15.45%) PHP
23 86 (14.93%) ASP.NET MVC
24 81 (14.06%) E-Commerce
25 80 (13.89%) Node.js
26 77 (13.37%) Microsoft
27 74 (12.85%) 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 39 (6.77%) Tomcat
2 28 (4.86%) WordPress
3 23 (3.99%) JBoss
4 16 (2.78%) WebSphere
5 13 (2.26%) Apache Solr
6 10 (1.74%) Apache Spark
6 10 (1.74%) CMS
7 9 (1.56%) Mule
7 9 (1.56%) Mule ESB
8 8 (1.39%) Confluence
8 8 (1.39%) IIS
8 8 (1.39%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.22%) Drupal
10 6 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.04%) Jetty
10 6 (1.04%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.69%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.52%) Apache
12 3 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.60%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.91%) InVision
4 1 (0.17%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 26 (4.51%) Magento
2 15 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.17%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 74 (12.85%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (2.78%) SaaS
5 7 (1.22%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.95%) Internet
2 11 (1.91%) HTTP
3 5 (0.87%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (28.82%) SQL Server
2 96 (16.67%) MySQL
3 57 (9.90%) Big Data
4 44 (7.64%) NoSQL
5 37 (6.42%) Hadoop
6 36 (6.25%) MongoDB
7 35 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 34 (5.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 32 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 28 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (2.08%) MS Access
11 12 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.91%) Redis
12 11 (1.91%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (1.56%) Hazelcast
13 9 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.04%) Couchbase
15 6 (1.04%) Relational Database
15 6 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 116 (20.14%) Git (software)
2 52 (9.03%) JUnit
3 46 (7.99%) Subversion
4 32 (5.56%) NUnit
5 29 (5.03%) Grunt
5 29 (5.03%) Selenium
6 28 (4.86%) Eclipse
6 28 (4.86%) Mercurial
7 24 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 24 (4.17%) JIRA
7 24 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (3.47%) gulp
9 18 (3.13%) Ant
9 18 (3.13%) Maven
10 15 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (2.43%) Visual Studio
12 11 (1.91%) Axure RP
12 11 (1.91%) IntelliJ
12 11 (1.91%) Mockito
13 10 (1.74%) Gradle
General
1 55 (9.55%) Finance
2 35 (6.08%) Retail
3 16 (2.78%) Marketing
4 7 (1.22%) Banking
5 6 (1.04%) Advertising
6 5 (0.87%) Electronics
6 5 (0.87%) Games
6 5 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.87%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.17%) Automotive
8 1 (0.17%) Back Office
8 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (38.02%) HTML
2 202 (35.07%) .NET
3 188 (32.64%) CSS
4 155 (26.91%) AngularJS
5 135 (23.44%) Web Services
6 134 (23.26%) jQuery
7 131 (22.74%) ASP.NET
8 111 (19.27%) Spring
9 98 (17.01%) HTML5
10 86 (14.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 80 (13.89%) Node.js
12 68 (11.81%) React
13 58 (10.07%) RESTful
13 58 (10.07%) WCF
14 54 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
15 53 (9.20%) Hibernate
16 51 (8.85%) J2EE
17 49 (8.51%) CSS3
17 49 (8.51%) WPF
18 47 (8.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 120 (20.83%) iPad
2 44 (7.64%) User Experience
3 36 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.34%) Algorithms
4 25 (4.34%) Data Structures
5 23 (3.99%) Xbox
6 22 (3.82%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.74%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.22%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.04%) Social Media
11 3 (0.52%) Blog
12 2 (0.35%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.35%) Fintech
12 2 (0.35%) Graphic Design
13 1 (0.17%) Animation
13 1 (0.17%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 50 (8.68%) Linux
2 39 (6.77%) Android
2 39 (6.77%) Windows
3 32 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 15 (2.60%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.69%) Unix
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (53.65%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (38.54%) MVC
3 156 (27.08%) OO
4 148 (25.69%) TDD
5 116 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
6 96 (16.67%) Scrum
7 95 (16.49%) Web Development
8 81 (14.06%) E-Commerce
9 73 (12.67%) Mentoring
10 55 (9.55%) Software Engineering
11 54 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 53 (9.20%) BDD
13 50 (8.68%) Unit Testing
14 40 (6.94%) Front End Development
15 37 (6.42%) Machine Learning
15 37 (6.42%) OOP
16 36 (6.25%) Multithreading
17 33 (5.73%) Automated Testing
18 31 (5.38%) SOA
19 29 (5.03%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 290 (50.35%) JavaScript
2 209 (36.28%) C#
3 204 (35.42%) Java
3 204 (35.42%) SQL
4 89 (15.45%) PHP
5 31 (5.38%) C++
6 25 (4.34%) T-SQL
7 24 (4.17%) Python
8 23 (3.99%) Scala
8 23 (3.99%) VB.NET
9 11 (1.91%) Ruby
10 8 (1.39%) Objective-C
11 7 (1.22%) Groovy
11 7 (1.22%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.04%) Clojure
12 6 (1.04%) Perl
12 6 (1.04%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.87%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.87%) Go
13 5 (0.87%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 42 (7.29%) Degree
2 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.35%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.56%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) GCP
System Software
1 14 (2.43%) Docker
2 2 (0.35%) HDFS
3 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (1.56%) Kibana
2 6 (1.04%) Puppet
3 5 (0.87%) Ansible
3 5 (0.87%) logstash
3 5 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.87%) Salt
4 3 (0.52%) Packer
4 3 (0.52%) Terraform
5 1 (0.17%) Grafana
5 1 (0.17%) Graphite
5 1 (0.17%) Marathon
5 1 (0.17%) Mesos
5 1 (0.17%) Plesk
5 1 (0.17%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 77 (13.37%) Microsoft
2 61 (10.59%) Oracle
3 29 (5.03%) Google
4 13 (2.26%) Zend
5 12 (2.08%) Adobe
6 8 (1.39%) Cadence
6 8 (1.39%) HP
6 8 (1.39%) PayPal
7 6 (1.04%) Facebook
8 5 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.87%) SAP
8 5 (0.87%) Splunk
8 5 (0.87%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.52%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.52%) FatWire
9 3 (0.52%) hybris
9 3 (0.52%) IBM
9 3 (0.52%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.35%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.35%) Hortonworks
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