Period
to 25 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 58 32 31
Rank change year-on-year -26 -1 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 273 235 423
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 4.93% 7.50% 7.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.23% 7.76% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 228 228 373
10th Percentile £44,918 £42,125 £42,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £67,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 5,215 3,030 5,368
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 96.74% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,895 2,694 4,369
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £28,088
25th Percentile £40,500 £38,750 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +4.56%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £49,340 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.34% +9.64% -

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Manchester

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in Manchester.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Manchester

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Stockport -13 3 £57,500 -8.00% 2
Wigan -1 2 £45,000 +0.56%
Altrincham - 2 £73,750 -
Salford -6 1 - - 2
Senior Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 116 (42.49%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (35.53%) JavaScript
3 85 (31.14%) CI/CD
4 81 (29.67%) React
5 80 (29.30%) Azure
6 77 (28.21%) TDD
7 76 (27.84%) Java
8 75 (27.47%) Docker
9 72 (26.37%) AngularJS
10 70 (25.64%) DevOps
10 70 (25.64%) Git (software)
11 67 (24.54%) SQL
12 63 (23.08%) .NET
13 61 (22.34%) Spring
13 61 (22.34%) AWS
14 60 (21.98%) Software Engineering
14 60 (21.98%) MVC
15 59 (21.61%) C#
16 51 (18.68%) Full Stack Development
17 48 (17.58%) Microservices
18 45 (16.48%) Python
19 40 (14.65%) HTML
20 39 (14.29%) CSS
20 39 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
21 38 (13.92%) Node.js
22 36 (13.19%) MySQL
22 36 (13.19%) SQL Server
22 36 (13.19%) Microsoft
23 34 (12.45%) PHP
23 34 (12.45%) Scrum

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 6 (2.20%) Apache Solr
2 4 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (1.47%) Apache
2 4 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.10%) Jetty
3 3 (1.10%) SAS
4 2 (0.73%) CMS
4 2 (0.73%) Confluence
4 2 (0.73%) GlassFish
4 2 (0.73%) JBoss
4 2 (0.73%) nginx
4 2 (0.73%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.73%) WordPress
5 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.37%) Drupal
5 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.37%) Headless CMS
5 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 80 (29.30%) Azure
2 61 (22.34%) AWS
3 20 (7.33%) GitHub
4 14 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (5.13%) GitHub Actions
5 10 (3.66%) Power Platform
6 8 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (2.93%) GCP
6 8 (2.93%) Serverless
7 7 (2.56%) Amazon S3
7 7 (2.56%) SaaS
8 6 (2.20%) Amazon ECS
8 6 (2.20%) CloudFront
8 6 (2.20%) npm
9 5 (1.83%) NuGet
10 4 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.37%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 1 (0.37%) Firebase
12 1 (0.37%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.93%) Modbus
1 8 (2.93%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.20%) AMQP
2 6 (2.20%) DNS
3 5 (1.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.19%) MySQL
1 36 (13.19%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.89%) NoSQL
3 23 (8.42%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.40%) Redis
6 11 (4.03%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.66%) MongoDB
7 10 (3.66%) Power BI
8 9 (3.30%) Big Data
9 8 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (2.20%) Amazon Athena
11 6 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.47%) OLAP
12 4 (1.47%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 70 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 24 (8.79%) JIRA
3 21 (7.69%) Maven
4 18 (6.59%) JUnit
5 17 (6.23%) PHPUnit
6 16 (5.86%) Jenkins
7 14 (5.13%) GitLab
8 7 (2.56%) Bitbucket
8 7 (2.56%) Selenium
9 6 (2.20%) CircleCI
10 5 (1.83%) Mockito
11 4 (1.47%) Android Studio
11 4 (1.47%) Gradle
11 4 (1.47%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (1.10%) Ant
12 3 (1.10%) Apache Ivy
12 3 (1.10%) Concordion
12 3 (1.10%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.73%) webpack
General
1 33 (12.09%) Social Skills
2 26 (9.52%) Finance
3 17 (6.23%) Retail
4 15 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.76%) Games
6 12 (4.40%) Electronics
7 10 (3.66%) Fire and Rescue
7 10 (3.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 10 (3.66%) Police
8 7 (2.56%) Public Sector
9 6 (2.20%) Automotive
10 5 (1.83%) Marketing
11 4 (1.47%) Law
11 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.47%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.73%) Legal
12 2 (0.73%) Retail Finance
13 1 (0.37%) Front Office
13 1 (0.37%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (29.67%) React
2 72 (26.37%) AngularJS
3 63 (23.08%) .NET
4 61 (22.34%) Spring
5 40 (14.65%) HTML
6 39 (14.29%) CSS
7 38 (13.92%) Node.js
8 27 (9.89%) REST
8 27 (9.89%) Spring Boot
9 26 (9.52%) jQuery
9 26 (9.52%) Symfony
10 24 (8.79%) Django
10 24 (8.79%) RESTful
11 22 (8.06%) Kafka
12 20 (7.33%) Laravel
12 20 (7.33%) pytest
13 17 (6.23%) Vue.js
14 15 (5.49%) .NET Core
14 15 (5.49%) .NET Framework
14 15 (5.49%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (8.42%) Social Media
3 18 (6.59%) User Experience
4 17 (6.23%) Data Protection Act
5 15 (5.49%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (4.03%) Cloud Native
7 10 (3.66%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.66%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.20%) Video\Live Streaming
8 6 (2.20%) Wiki
9 4 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.10%) Blog
10 3 (1.10%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.73%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.73%) Legacy Code
11 2 (0.73%) Tandem
12 1 (0.37%) Derivative
12 1 (0.37%) Legacy Applications
12 1 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.72%) Linux
2 8 (2.93%) Android
3 6 (2.20%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.20%) Windows
4 1 (0.37%) CentOS
4 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.37%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (42.49%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (31.14%) CI/CD
3 77 (28.21%) TDD
4 70 (25.64%) DevOps
5 60 (21.98%) MVC
5 60 (21.98%) Software Engineering
6 51 (18.68%) Full Stack Development
7 48 (17.58%) Microservices
8 34 (12.45%) Scrum
8 34 (12.45%) SDLC
9 30 (10.99%) Mentoring
10 25 (9.16%) Front End Development
11 21 (7.69%) OOP
12 18 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (6.23%) Data Protection
13 17 (6.23%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (5.86%) BDD
14 16 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (5.86%) OO
15 15 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 97 (35.53%) JavaScript
2 76 (27.84%) Java
3 67 (24.54%) SQL
4 59 (21.61%) C#
5 45 (16.48%) Python
6 34 (12.45%) PHP
7 24 (8.79%) Java 11
7 24 (8.79%) TypeScript
8 20 (7.33%) Go
9 17 (6.23%) Java 8
10 11 (4.03%) T-SQL
11 10 (3.66%) C++
12 7 (2.56%) Kotlin
13 4 (1.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (1.47%) R
14 3 (1.10%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.73%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.73%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.73%) PHP 7
15 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (9.89%) Degree
2 10 (3.66%) Master's Degree
3 5 (1.83%) DBS Check
4 4 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.42%) QA
2 11 (4.03%) Accessibility
3 4 (1.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 75 (27.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (11.36%) Kubernetes
2 13 (4.76%) Terraform
3 3 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 36 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.59%) Oracle
3 11 (4.03%) Zend
4 7 (2.56%) SAP
5 6 (2.20%) Twitter
6 4 (1.47%) Adobe
6 4 (1.47%) Google
7 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.37%) Apple
8 1 (0.37%) ESRI
8 1 (0.37%) Pinterest
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.37%) WooCommerce
8 1 (0.37%) Xamarin