The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Developer
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 153 172
Rank change year-on-year -21 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 35 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.87% 0.89% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.91% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 25
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +16.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,050 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 3894 3394 3551
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.08% 97.56% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3292 2857 2886
Median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Manchester

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Manchester.

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Manchester

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 57 (67.86%) JavaScript
2 45 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (51.19%) Java
4 38 (45.24%) HTML
5 35 (41.67%) SQL
6 34 (40.48%) CSS
7 33 (39.29%) Linux
8 31 (36.90%) Oracle
8 31 (36.90%) AngularJS
9 30 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 30 (35.71%) MySQL
10 28 (33.33%) PHP
10 28 (33.33%) Degree
10 28 (33.33%) Computer Science
10 28 (33.33%) HTML5
11 27 (32.14%) Laravel
12 26 (30.95%) Selenium
13 25 (29.76%) Java EE
13 25 (29.76%) Spring
13 25 (29.76%) Mathematics
13 25 (29.76%) Oracle ADF
13 25 (29.76%) Node.js
13 25 (29.76%) iPad
14 24 (28.57%) LAMP
15 16 (19.05%) C#
16 13 (15.48%) Python
17 12 (14.29%) .NET
18 11 (13.10%) Ruby
19 10 (11.90%) TDD
19 10 (11.90%) Git (software)

Senior Software 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 (7.14%) JBoss
1 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.76%) Confluence
3 3 (3.57%) WordPress
4 2 (2.38%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.38%) Jetty
4 2 (2.38%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.19%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) RS-232
1 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.71%) MySQL
2 7 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.76%) Big Data
5 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.38%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.38%) Redis
6 2 (2.38%) Riak
7 1 (1.19%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.19%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (30.95%) Selenium
2 10 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.14%) Subversion
5 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.76%) Bitbucket
6 4 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.76%) IntelliJ
6 4 (4.76%) JIRA
6 4 (4.76%) JMeter
6 4 (4.76%) jMock
6 4 (4.76%) JUnit
6 4 (4.76%) Mockito
7 2 (2.38%) NUnit
8 1 (1.19%) MSTest
8 1 (1.19%) Protractor
8 1 (1.19%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (8.33%) Games
2 6 (7.14%) Retail
3 4 (4.76%) Electronics
3 4 (4.76%) Legal
3 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (45.24%) HTML
2 34 (40.48%) CSS
3 31 (36.90%) AngularJS
4 28 (33.33%) HTML5
5 27 (32.14%) Laravel
6 25 (29.76%) Java EE
6 25 (29.76%) Node.js
6 25 (29.76%) Oracle ADF
6 25 (29.76%) Spring
7 24 (28.57%) LAMP
8 12 (14.29%) .NET
9 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.95%) Web Services
10 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.76%) J2EE
10 4 (4.76%) JDBC
10 4 (4.76%) jQuery
10 4 (4.76%) SOAP
10 4 (4.76%) WCF
11 3 (3.57%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 25 (29.76%) iPad
3 4 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.29%) Linux
2 8 (9.52%) Windows
3 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.38%) Android
4 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 25 (29.76%) Mathematics
4 10 (11.90%) Mentoring
4 10 (11.90%) TDD
5 9 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 9 (10.71%) Web Development
6 8 (9.52%) OO
6 8 (9.52%) Scrum
7 7 (8.33%) MVC
8 6 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (7.14%) Software Architecture
8 6 (7.14%) Web Application Development
9 5 (5.95%) Multithreading
10 4 (4.76%) API Design
10 4 (4.76%) Customer Insight
10 4 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
10 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 57 (67.86%) JavaScript
2 43 (51.19%) Java
3 35 (41.67%) SQL
4 28 (33.33%) PHP
5 16 (19.05%) C#
6 13 (15.48%) Python
7 11 (13.10%) Ruby
8 9 (10.71%) C++
9 6 (7.14%) Clojure
9 6 (7.14%) Scala
10 4 (4.76%) C
11 3 (3.57%) Perl
11 3 (3.57%) PHP 5
11 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.38%) Go
13 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Ansible
1 2 (2.38%) Kibana
1 2 (2.38%) logstash
1 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.38%) Puppet
1 2 (2.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (36.90%) Oracle
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.76%) Cadence
3 4 (4.76%) Freescale
3 4 (4.76%) HP
4 3 (3.57%) Zend
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