Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 34 48
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 500 506 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.32% 6.78% 5.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.50% 6.96% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 456 463 363
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.47% +1.18%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.47% +1.18%

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 7698 7269 7195
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.45% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6394 6249 5985
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,852
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Stockport -11 32 £47,500 +11.76%
Wigan +11 22 £47,500 +11.76%
Bolton 0 18 £44,250 -1.67% 2
Altrincham -2 18 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Salford -1 8 £42,250 +5.63% 1
Cheadle -9 6 £42,500 -10.53%
Oldham +10 2 £45,000 +16.13%
Rochdale - 1 £41,500 -
Senior Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 286 (57.20%) JavaScript
2 246 (49.20%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (40.80%) CSS
4 199 (39.80%) .NET
4 199 (39.80%) MVC
5 184 (36.80%) HTML
6 180 (36.00%) C#
7 149 (29.80%) SQL
8 146 (29.20%) jQuery
9 143 (28.60%) ASP.NET
10 132 (26.40%) PHP
11 127 (25.40%) Web Services
12 123 (24.60%) MySQL
13 116 (23.20%) OO
14 114 (22.80%) AngularJS
15 106 (21.20%) Scrum
16 104 (20.80%) Java
17 103 (20.60%) TDD
18 102 (20.40%) Git (software)
19 89 (17.80%) OOP
20 82 (16.40%) Software Engineering
20 82 (16.40%) Web Development
21 78 (15.60%) ASP.NET MVC
22 74 (14.80%) SQL Server
23 72 (14.40%) Retail
24 69 (13.80%) RESTful
24 69 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
25 67 (13.40%) Spring
25 67 (13.40%) E-Commerce
26 66 (13.20%) HTML5

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 31 (6.20%) WordPress
2 30 (6.00%) CMS
3 18 (3.60%) Apache
4 15 (3.00%) Apache Solr
5 12 (2.40%) Joomla!
6 10 (2.00%) JBoss
7 9 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.60%) OpenROAD
8 8 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (1.60%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.00%) Confluence
9 5 (1.00%) Drupal
9 5 (1.00%) nginx
9 5 (1.00%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.40%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.20%) IIS
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.20%) InDesign
3 1 (0.20%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 33 (6.60%) Magento
2 6 (1.20%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 59 (11.80%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.40%) GitHub
4 11 (2.20%) SaaS
5 10 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.80%) Google App Engine
7 5 (1.00%) npm
8 4 (0.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.40%) Firebase
10 1 (0.20%) Office 365
10 1 (0.20%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.60%) HTTP
2 6 (1.20%) Intranet
3 4 (0.80%) Internet
3 4 (0.80%) SSL
4 2 (0.40%) IMAP
4 2 (0.40%) SMTP
4 2 (0.40%) SS7
5 1 (0.20%) AMQP
5 1 (0.20%) Broadband
5 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (24.60%) MySQL
2 74 (14.80%) SQL Server
3 28 (5.60%) NoSQL
4 21 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.40%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.80%) Big Data
10 8 (1.60%) DTS
10 8 (1.60%) Essbase
10 8 (1.60%) Ingres
10 8 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.00%) Power BI
12 5 (1.00%) Redis
13 4 (0.80%) GIS
13 4 (0.80%) Spatial Data
13 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 102 (20.40%) Git (software)
2 35 (7.00%) Selenium
3 33 (6.60%) Jenkins
4 29 (5.80%) Subversion
5 23 (4.60%) NUnit
6 21 (4.20%) JUnit
7 20 (4.00%) TeamCity
8 14 (2.80%) Visual Studio
9 13 (2.60%) Cucumber
9 13 (2.60%) MSTest
9 13 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (2.40%) Vagrant
11 9 (1.80%) Ant
11 9 (1.80%) Codeception
11 9 (1.80%) git-flow
11 9 (1.80%) gulp
11 9 (1.80%) PHPUnit
12 8 (1.60%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.60%) Grunt
13 7 (1.40%) Xdebug
General
1 72 (14.40%) Retail
2 65 (13.00%) Finance
3 22 (4.40%) Advertising
4 16 (3.20%) Marketing
5 14 (2.80%) Games
5 14 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.20%) Electronics
7 10 (2.00%) Back Office
8 9 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.60%) Automotive
10 6 (1.20%) Legal
11 3 (0.60%) French Language
11 3 (0.60%) German Language
11 3 (0.60%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.40%) Law
13 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (40.80%) CSS
2 199 (39.80%) .NET
3 184 (36.80%) HTML
4 146 (29.20%) jQuery
5 143 (28.60%) ASP.NET
6 127 (25.40%) Web Services
7 114 (22.80%) AngularJS
8 78 (15.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 69 (13.80%) RESTful
10 67 (13.40%) Spring
11 66 (13.20%) HTML5
12 61 (12.20%) XML
13 55 (11.00%) Node.js
14 53 (10.60%) Sass
15 52 (10.40%) .NET Framework
16 49 (9.80%) React
17 44 (8.80%) ASP.NET Web API
17 44 (8.80%) SOAP
18 43 (8.60%) WCF
19 40 (8.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.60%) Computer Science
2 30 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 29 (5.80%) iPad
4 26 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (3.20%) Mobile App
7 15 (3.00%) User Experience
8 10 (2.00%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.00%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.60%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.60%) Replication
10 6 (1.20%) Fintech
11 5 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.80%) Blog
12 4 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.80%) e-Learning
12 4 (0.80%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (0.80%) Freedom of Information Act
13 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 51 (10.20%) Linux
2 16 (3.20%) Android
3 14 (2.80%) Unix
4 5 (1.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (49.20%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (39.80%) MVC
3 116 (23.20%) OO
4 106 (21.20%) Scrum
5 103 (20.60%) TDD
6 89 (17.80%) OOP
7 82 (16.40%) Software Engineering
7 82 (16.40%) Web Development
8 69 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
9 67 (13.40%) E-Commerce
10 57 (11.40%) DevOps
11 53 (10.60%) Mentoring
12 51 (10.20%) Front End Development
13 46 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
14 45 (9.00%) SOLID
15 39 (7.80%) Test Automation
16 36 (7.20%) BDD
17 29 (5.80%) SOA
18 28 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
19 25 (5.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 286 (57.20%) JavaScript
2 180 (36.00%) C#
3 149 (29.80%) SQL
4 132 (26.40%) PHP
5 104 (20.80%) Java
6 41 (8.20%) T-SQL
7 24 (4.80%) Ruby
8 20 (4.00%) Python
9 18 (3.60%) C++
10 16 (3.20%) PL/SQL
10 16 (3.20%) TypeScript
11 13 (2.60%) ES6
11 13 (2.60%) Scala
12 12 (2.40%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.60%) Go
14 7 (1.40%) C
15 6 (1.20%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.60%) Groovy
16 3 (0.60%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.60%) VC++
Qualifications
1 59 (11.80%) Degree
2 19 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.00%) QA
2 5 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.40%) GCP
System Software
1 20 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (3.80%) Puppet
2 11 (2.20%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.80%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.60%) Ansible
4 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 58 (11.60%) Oracle
3 32 (6.40%) Zend
4 15 (3.00%) SAP
5 11 (2.20%) Google
5 11 (2.20%) Sitecore
6 10 (2.00%) hybris
7 8 (1.60%) Actian
8 7 (1.40%) Percona
9 6 (1.20%) Xamarin
10 5 (1.00%) Tableau
11 4 (0.80%) WooCommerce
12 3 (0.60%) BroadVision
12 3 (0.60%) Sybase
13 2 (0.40%) Informatica
14 1 (0.20%) Adobe
14 1 (0.20%) Apple
14 1 (0.20%) Capita
14 1 (0.20%) Rackspace
14 1 (0.20%) Twitter