The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 35 48
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 284 215 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.87% 6.16% 5.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.02% 6.28% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 261 188 161
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 4048 3423 3240
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.92% 98.11% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3462 2949 2704
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +6 35 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Wigan -3 15 £47,500 +15.15%
Altrincham -1 6 £37,500 - 2
Bolton -1 4 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Cheadle -5 3 £47,500 -8.65% 3
Salford - 3 £41,500 - 1
Bury -6 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Senior Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 331 (56.10%) JavaScript
2 283 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (36.61%) HTML
4 202 (34.24%) CSS
5 195 (33.05%) .NET
6 189 (32.03%) SQL
6 189 (32.03%) C#
7 185 (31.36%) Java
8 168 (28.47%) MVC
9 162 (27.46%) jQuery
10 157 (26.61%) SQL Server
11 154 (26.10%) AngularJS
12 145 (24.58%) ASP.NET
13 144 (24.41%) OO
14 137 (23.22%) Web Services
14 137 (23.22%) TDD
15 130 (22.03%) iPad
16 120 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
16 120 (20.34%) Git (software)
17 104 (17.63%) HTML5
18 101 (17.12%) Web Development
19 97 (16.44%) PHP
20 91 (15.42%) Node.js
21 86 (14.58%) Spring
22 84 (14.24%) E-Commerce
23 81 (13.73%) Microsoft
24 80 (13.56%) Test Automation
25 75 (12.71%) Scrum
25 75 (12.71%) MySQL
26 65 (11.02%) React

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 (6.10%) CMS
2 30 (5.08%) WordPress
3 19 (3.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 17 (2.88%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.37%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.86%) Umbraco
7 9 (1.53%) OpenROAD
8 8 (1.36%) JBoss
9 7 (1.19%) Drupal
9 7 (1.19%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.19%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.02%) Confluence
11 5 (0.85%) Apache
11 5 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.51%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.34%) Content Management Server
14 2 (0.34%) EPiServer
Applications
1 12 (2.03%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.69%) InVision
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.17%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 25 (4.24%) Magento
2 14 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 55 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (3.90%) SaaS
4 7 (1.19%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.02%) GitHub
6 3 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.17%) Firebase
8 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.88%) Internet
2 7 (1.19%) HTTP
3 6 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.85%) Intranet
4 5 (0.85%) SMS
5 4 (0.68%) RS-232
6 1 (0.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (26.61%) SQL Server
2 75 (12.71%) MySQL
3 32 (5.42%) NoSQL
4 27 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (3.56%) Big Data
7 20 (3.39%) Hadoop
8 19 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.69%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.53%) DTS
10 9 (1.53%) Essbase
10 9 (1.53%) Ingres
10 9 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.02%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 120 (20.34%) Git (software)
2 51 (8.64%) JUnit
3 50 (8.47%) Subversion
4 36 (6.10%) Selenium
5 33 (5.59%) Visual Studio
6 28 (4.75%) Jenkins
7 27 (4.58%) Grunt
7 27 (4.58%) Mercurial
8 24 (4.07%) gulp
9 22 (3.73%) Eclipse
10 17 (2.88%) Ant
11 13 (2.20%) Cucumber
12 12 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (2.03%) git-flow
12 12 (2.03%) IntelliJ
13 10 (1.69%) Axure RP
14 9 (1.53%) JIRA
14 9 (1.53%) Mocha
14 9 (1.53%) TeamCity
15 7 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (9.66%) Finance
2 44 (7.46%) Retail
3 20 (3.39%) Games
4 14 (2.37%) Electronics
5 12 (2.03%) Marketing
6 11 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.69%) Back Office
8 8 (1.36%) Advertising
9 7 (1.19%) Legal
10 6 (1.02%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.34%) Automotive
11 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (36.61%) HTML
2 202 (34.24%) CSS
3 195 (33.05%) .NET
4 162 (27.46%) jQuery
5 154 (26.10%) AngularJS
6 145 (24.58%) ASP.NET
7 137 (23.22%) Web Services
8 104 (17.63%) HTML5
9 91 (15.42%) Node.js
10 86 (14.58%) Spring
11 65 (11.02%) React
12 62 (10.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 61 (10.34%) RESTful
14 57 (9.66%) XML
15 53 (8.98%) ASP.NET Web API
16 49 (8.31%) CSS3
17 47 (7.97%) J2EE
18 46 (7.80%) Hibernate
19 45 (7.63%) REST
20 43 (7.29%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 130 (22.03%) iPad
2 48 (8.14%) User Experience
3 42 (7.12%) Computer Science
4 26 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 24 (4.07%) Algorithms
5 24 (4.07%) Data Structures
6 20 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.39%) Management Information System
7 18 (3.05%) N-Tier
8 16 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.53%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.85%) Blog
10 5 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.85%) Social Media
11 3 (0.51%) Animation
11 3 (0.51%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.34%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.34%) Replication
13 1 (0.17%) e-Learning
13 1 (0.17%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.14%) Linux
2 39 (6.61%) Windows
3 38 (6.44%) Android
4 26 (4.41%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.54%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.19%) Unix
7 5 (0.85%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (28.47%) MVC
3 144 (24.41%) OO
4 137 (23.22%) TDD
5 120 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
6 101 (17.12%) Web Development
7 84 (14.24%) E-Commerce
8 80 (13.56%) Test Automation
9 75 (12.71%) Scrum
10 64 (10.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 63 (10.68%) Mentoring
12 62 (10.51%) Front End Development
13 56 (9.49%) Software Engineering
13 56 (9.49%) Unit Testing
14 49 (8.31%) BDD
15 47 (7.97%) OOP
16 43 (7.29%) SOA
17 37 (6.27%) Multithreading
18 35 (5.93%) Web Application Development
19 34 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 331 (56.10%) JavaScript
2 189 (32.03%) C#
2 189 (32.03%) SQL
3 185 (31.36%) Java
4 97 (16.44%) PHP
5 35 (5.93%) C++
6 19 (3.22%) VB.NET
7 17 (2.88%) TypeScript
8 16 (2.71%) Python
8 16 (2.71%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.86%) Ruby
10 10 (1.69%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.53%) C
11 9 (1.53%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.68%) PHP 5
12 4 (0.68%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.51%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.51%) Clojure
13 3 (0.51%) Scala
14 2 (0.34%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 61 (10.34%) Degree
2 10 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.34%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.39%) QA
2 2 (0.34%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (0.68%) Docker
1 4 (0.68%) Firmware
2 2 (0.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.19%) Puppet
2 4 (0.68%) Kibana
3 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.34%) Packer
4 2 (0.34%) Terraform
5 1 (0.17%) Ansible
5 1 (0.17%) Plesk
Vendors
1 81 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 56 (9.49%) Oracle
3 21 (3.56%) Sitecore
4 19 (3.22%) Zend
5 14 (2.37%) hybris
6 11 (1.86%) Adobe
6 11 (1.86%) Xamarin
7 10 (1.69%) SAP
8 9 (1.53%) Actian
8 9 (1.53%) Google
9 6 (1.02%) Facebook
10 5 (0.85%) Tableau
11 4 (0.68%) Cadence
11 4 (0.68%) Freescale
11 4 (0.68%) HP
11 4 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.51%) FatWire
13 2 (0.34%) Pegasus
13 2 (0.34%) Splunk
14 1 (0.17%) Nintex
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible Working, Childcare Vouchers
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Recann
Salary: £45000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Rullion
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Flexible hrs
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Maxwell Bond
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum up to £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Maximise IT Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + Very flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloudscope
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Holidays, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheadle
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, flexi time
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago