Period
to 25 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 July 2021.

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 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 25 38
Rank change year-on-year -18 +13 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 275 297 443
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.86% 8.85% 6.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.32% 9.24% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 245 279 351
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £66,250 £60,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £68,750
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

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 4,350 3,216 6,209
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.73% 95.83% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,439 2,703 4,893
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £39,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +5.88%

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 July 2021.

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 July 2021. 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 0 4 £42,500 -34.62% 1
Bolton -14 4 £50,750 +16.00% 3
Stockport +8 3 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 2 £40,000 -
Bury -7 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £44,500 -
Senior Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2021, 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.

1 140 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (50.55%) JavaScript
3 98 (35.64%) Azure
4 97 (35.27%) .NET
5 92 (33.45%) C#
6 85 (30.91%) React
7 82 (29.82%) Software Engineering
8 77 (28.00%) AWS
9 72 (26.18%) MVC
10 71 (25.82%) AngularJS
11 70 (25.45%) SQL
12 62 (22.55%) Node.js
13 61 (22.18%) TDD
14 60 (21.82%) Microservices
15 53 (19.27%) PHP
15 53 (19.27%) Java
16 52 (18.91%) Docker
16 52 (18.91%) DevOps
17 51 (18.55%) MySQL
18 50 (18.18%) Git (software)
19 49 (17.82%) SQL Server
20 47 (17.09%) OOP
20 47 (17.09%) .NET Core
21 44 (16.00%) REST
22 42 (15.27%) RESTful
22 42 (15.27%) Linux
23 40 (14.55%) Microsoft
24 37 (13.45%) CSS
24 37 (13.45%) Mentoring
25 35 (12.73%) OO

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 5 (1.82%) Confluence
2 4 (1.45%) SAS
2 4 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.09%) IIS
4 2 (0.73%) CMS
5 1 (0.36%) Apache
5 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Magento
2 4 (1.45%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 98 (35.64%) Azure
2 77 (28.00%) AWS
3 23 (8.36%) GCP
4 10 (3.64%) Serverless
5 9 (3.27%) SaaS
6 7 (2.55%) Azure Service Fabric
7 6 (2.18%) npm
7 6 (2.18%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.45%) Azure Stack
8 4 (1.45%) Snowflake
9 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.73%) Firebase
10 2 (0.73%) GitHub
10 2 (0.73%) Matillion
11 1 (0.36%) AWS Fargate
11 1 (0.36%) Cloud Run
11 1 (0.36%) NuGet
11 1 (0.36%) Slack
11 1 (0.36%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.09%) Modbus
1 3 (1.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (18.55%) MySQL
2 49 (17.82%) SQL Server
3 28 (10.18%) MongoDB
4 21 (7.64%) NoSQL
5 12 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.64%) Big Data
7 8 (2.91%) GIS
8 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.18%) Power BI
9 6 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.45%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.73%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.36%) Data Vault
13 1 (0.36%) OLTP
13 1 (0.36%) PowerCenter
13 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 50 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.27%) Jenkins
3 17 (6.18%) Maven
4 15 (5.45%) JUnit
5 8 (2.91%) JIRA
6 7 (2.55%) Gradle
6 7 (2.55%) gulp
6 7 (2.55%) webpack
7 5 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.82%) PHPUnit
7 5 (1.82%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.45%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.45%) Mocha
9 3 (1.09%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.09%) Mockito
9 3 (1.09%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.73%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.73%) RSpec
10 2 (0.73%) Selenium
10 2 (0.73%) Xdebug
General
1 26 (9.45%) Finance
1 26 (9.45%) Social Skills
2 14 (5.09%) Retail
3 9 (3.27%) Marketing
4 8 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.55%) Banking
5 7 (2.55%) Law
6 5 (1.82%) Electronics
6 5 (1.82%) Games
6 5 (1.82%) Legal
7 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.73%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.36%) Automotive
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (35.27%) .NET
2 85 (30.91%) React
3 71 (25.82%) AngularJS
4 62 (22.55%) Node.js
5 47 (17.09%) .NET Core
6 44 (16.00%) REST
7 42 (15.27%) RESTful
8 37 (13.45%) CSS
9 35 (12.73%) HTML
10 33 (12.00%) Symfony
11 32 (11.64%) jQuery
12 31 (11.27%) Kafka
12 31 (11.27%) Spring
12 31 (11.27%) Web Services
13 22 (8.00%) .NET Framework
14 19 (6.91%) Vue.js
15 16 (5.82%) ASP.NET
15 16 (5.82%) HTML5
15 16 (5.82%) Spring Boot
16 13 (4.73%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.45%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (7.27%) User Experience
3 17 (6.18%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.91%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.18%) Online Gambling
7 5 (1.82%) Social Media
8 4 (1.45%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.73%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.36%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.36%) Legacy Code
10 1 (0.36%) Legacy Systems
10 1 (0.36%) NHS
10 1 (0.36%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (15.27%) Linux
2 6 (2.18%) Android
2 6 (2.18%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.45%) Windows
4 2 (0.73%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (29.82%) Software Engineering
3 72 (26.18%) MVC
4 61 (22.18%) TDD
5 60 (21.82%) Microservices
6 52 (18.91%) DevOps
7 47 (17.09%) OOP
8 37 (13.45%) Mentoring
9 35 (12.73%) OO
10 28 (10.18%) Front End Development
11 24 (8.73%) Web Development
12 22 (8.00%) E-Commerce
13 21 (7.64%) Clean Code
13 21 (7.64%) Scrum
14 20 (7.27%) Fintech
15 19 (6.91%) Machine Learning
16 18 (6.55%) SOLID
17 17 (6.18%) Problem-Solving
18 16 (5.82%) Unit Testing
19 15 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 139 (50.55%) JavaScript
2 92 (33.45%) C#
3 70 (25.45%) SQL
4 53 (19.27%) Java
4 53 (19.27%) PHP
5 26 (9.45%) Go
6 24 (8.73%) Python
7 22 (8.00%) TypeScript
8 12 (4.36%) C++
9 11 (4.00%) ES6
9 11 (4.00%) Ruby
10 8 (2.91%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.82%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.45%) VB
12 4 (1.45%) XPath
13 2 (0.73%) Java 11
14 1 (0.36%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.36%) Java 8
14 1 (0.36%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.36%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 12 (4.36%) Degree
2 4 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.73%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.09%) Accessibility
System Software
1 52 (18.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (8.73%) Kubernetes
2 14 (5.09%) Terraform
3 4 (1.45%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) Kibana
Vendors
1 40 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.18%) Zend
3 16 (5.82%) Oracle
4 7 (2.55%) Google
4 7 (2.55%) SAP
5 5 (1.82%) Sun
6 4 (1.45%) AppDynamics
6 4 (1.45%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.09%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.36%) IBM
8 1 (0.36%) iManage
8 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.36%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.36%) Telerik
8 1 (0.36%) YouTube