Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 47 36
Rank change year-on-year -16 -11 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 355 514 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.87% 6.60% 6.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.05% 6.76% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 308 476 440
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £49,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% +4.74% +11.76%
10th Percentile £38,375 £37,500 £37,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.65%

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 7,028 7,598 7,199
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.50% 97.64% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5,852 6,331 6,177
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £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 18 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 +2 24 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Stockport -4 15 £52,500 +10.53% 4
Bolton +8 12 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Cheadle +1 5 £45,000 -
Bury - 5 £47,500 - 4
Rochdale +10 4 £48,750 +17.47% 2
Wigan -20 3 £39,500 -16.84% 1
Oldham +4 2 £45,000 - 1
Salford -16 1 - - 1
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 18 October 2018, 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.

1 182 (51.27%) JavaScript
2 176 (49.58%) C#
3 175 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (45.92%) .NET
5 146 (41.13%) HTML
6 127 (35.77%) CSS
6 127 (35.77%) MVC
7 122 (34.37%) AngularJS
8 98 (27.61%) TDD
9 85 (23.94%) React
10 83 (23.38%) RESTful
11 82 (23.10%) Java
12 75 (21.13%) ASP.NET
12 75 (21.13%) SQL Server
13 70 (19.72%) SQL
14 67 (18.87%) Scrum
15 65 (18.31%) ASP.NET Web API
16 60 (16.90%) Node.js
16 60 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
17 56 (15.77%) PHP
18 54 (15.21%) OO
19 53 (14.93%) jQuery
20 52 (14.65%) Unit Testing
21 49 (13.80%) Web Development
21 49 (13.80%) Software Engineering
21 49 (13.80%) Microsoft
21 49 (13.80%) Git (software)
22 48 (13.52%) HTML5
23 47 (13.24%) Finance
24 44 (12.39%) Web Services

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 12 (3.38%) CMS
2 9 (2.54%) Apache
2 9 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.25%) WordPress
4 7 (1.97%) Drupal
4 7 (1.97%) nginx
5 6 (1.69%) IIS
6 4 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.13%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.56%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.28%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.56%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.28%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (1.41%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.28%) Shopify
2 1 (0.28%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (1.41%) SaaS
4 4 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.13%) GitHub
5 3 (0.85%) Serverless
6 2 (0.56%) npm
7 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.28%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.28%) IaaS
7 1 (0.28%) NuGet
7 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.28%) PaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.79%) HTTP
2 7 (1.97%) AMQP
3 6 (1.69%) Internet
3 6 (1.69%) SSL
4 3 (0.85%) Intranet
5 2 (0.56%) SMS
6 1 (0.28%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.28%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.55%) MySQL
3 27 (7.61%) NoSQL
4 25 (7.04%) MongoDB
5 18 (5.07%) Relational Database
6 15 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.69%) CockroachDB
10 6 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.69%) Redis
10 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.41%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.13%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.85%) QlikView
14 2 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 49 (13.80%) Git (software)
2 33 (9.30%) Visual Studio
3 20 (5.63%) NUnit
4 15 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (3.66%) Grunt
5 13 (3.66%) gulp
5 13 (3.66%) MSTest
6 11 (3.10%) Karma Test Runner
7 10 (2.82%) Subversion
7 10 (2.82%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.82%) webpack
8 9 (2.54%) Cucumber
8 9 (2.54%) Jasmine
8 9 (2.54%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.54%) Mercurial
8 9 (2.54%) Oracle APEX
8 9 (2.54%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (2.25%) Maven
9 8 (2.25%) Selenium
10 7 (1.97%) Ant
General
1 47 (13.24%) Finance
2 13 (3.66%) Banking
3 12 (3.38%) Games
4 9 (2.54%) Advertising
5 8 (2.25%) Retail
6 6 (1.69%) Automotive
6 6 (1.69%) Law
7 5 (1.41%) Legal
8 3 (0.85%) Marketing
9 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (45.92%) .NET
2 146 (41.13%) HTML
3 127 (35.77%) CSS
4 122 (34.37%) AngularJS
5 85 (23.94%) React
6 83 (23.38%) RESTful
7 75 (21.13%) ASP.NET
8 65 (18.31%) ASP.NET Web API
9 60 (16.90%) Node.js
10 53 (14.93%) jQuery
11 48 (13.52%) HTML5
12 44 (12.39%) Web Services
13 42 (11.83%) .NET Framework
13 42 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
14 35 (9.86%) SOAP
15 34 (9.58%) Spring
16 32 (9.01%) CSS3
17 30 (8.45%) WCF
18 25 (7.04%) .NET Core
18 25 (7.04%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.86%) User Experience
2 22 (6.20%) Computer Science
2 22 (6.20%) Fintech
2 22 (6.20%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.51%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (4.23%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.69%) Blog
7 3 (0.85%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.28%) Animation
9 1 (0.28%) Infotainment
9 1 (0.28%) IVR
9 1 (0.28%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.79%) Linux
2 14 (3.94%) Android
3 9 (2.54%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.85%) Windows
5 2 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (35.77%) MVC
3 98 (27.61%) TDD
4 67 (18.87%) Scrum
5 60 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (15.21%) OO
7 52 (14.65%) Unit Testing
8 49 (13.80%) Software Engineering
8 49 (13.80%) Web Development
9 43 (12.11%) Front End Development
10 42 (11.83%) Microservices
11 40 (11.27%) DevOps
12 36 (10.14%) OOP
13 33 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (8.73%) Mentoring
15 27 (7.61%) SOA
16 24 (6.76%) Test Automation
17 23 (6.48%) Continuous Delivery
17 23 (6.48%) E-Commerce
18 18 (5.07%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 182 (51.27%) JavaScript
2 176 (49.58%) C#
3 82 (23.10%) Java
4 70 (19.72%) SQL
5 56 (15.77%) PHP
6 30 (8.45%) T-SQL
7 29 (8.17%) TypeScript
8 23 (6.48%) C++
9 15 (4.23%) Python
10 13 (3.66%) C
10 13 (3.66%) PL/SQL
11 12 (3.38%) Ruby
12 11 (3.10%) ES6
13 10 (2.82%) Java 8
14 8 (2.25%) PHP 5
15 7 (1.97%) Go
16 6 (1.69%) Groovy
16 6 (1.69%) Scala
17 3 (0.85%) Apple Swift
17 3 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (6.76%) Degree
2 14 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.41%) AWS Certification
4 3 (0.85%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.61%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) GDPR
2 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (4.23%) Docker
2 5 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (1.13%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.56%) Puppet
3 1 (0.28%) Ansible
3 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (13.80%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.07%) Oracle
3 14 (3.94%) Zend
4 8 (2.25%) Google
5 4 (1.13%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.13%) WorldPay
5 4 (1.13%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.85%) Tableau
6 3 (0.85%) Twitter
7 2 (0.56%) IBM
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe
8 1 (0.28%) Cognos
8 1 (0.28%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 1 (0.28%) Epicor
8 1 (0.28%) IFS
8 1 (0.28%) Kony
8 1 (0.28%) SAP
8 1 (0.28%) Telerik