Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 217 244
Rank change year-on-year -30 +27 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 56 47 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.69% 0.66% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.68% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 30
Manchester median annual salary £57,500 £49,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.35% +15.29% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,163 £35,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +0.59%

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 7957 6929 7085
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.45% 97.80% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6683 5868 5818
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £58,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Manchester

Senior Software 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 Software Developer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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 £47,500 -
Stockport -20 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Bolton - 1 £55,000 - 1
Salford - 1 £42,500 -
Senior Software Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 38 (67.86%) JavaScript
2 36 (64.29%) Java
3 34 (60.71%) SQL
4 28 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 28 (50.00%) Degree
4 28 (50.00%) Linux
5 27 (48.21%) Selenium
6 26 (46.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 24 (42.86%) Oracle ADF
7 24 (42.86%) Oracle
7 24 (42.86%) Mathematics
7 24 (42.86%) Java EE
7 24 (42.86%) Spring
8 16 (28.57%) C#
9 15 (26.79%) HTML
9 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (21.43%) .NET
10 12 (21.43%) Visual Studio
10 12 (21.43%) CSS
10 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
12 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
12 9 (16.07%) C++
12 9 (16.07%) Finance
12 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
13 8 (14.29%) Web Application Development
13 8 (14.29%) Games
13 8 (14.29%) Windows
13 8 (14.29%) jQuery
14 7 (12.50%) HTML5

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 2 (3.57%) CMS
1 2 (3.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) RS-232
1 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Big Data
1 4 (7.14%) Data Lake
1 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (48.21%) Selenium
2 12 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.14%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.57%) IntelliJ
4 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.57%) JIRA
4 2 (3.57%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) Protractor
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Games
3 4 (7.14%) Electronics
3 4 (7.14%) Legal
3 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.57%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.86%) Java EE
1 24 (42.86%) Oracle ADF
1 24 (42.86%) Spring
2 15 (26.79%) HTML
3 12 (21.43%) .NET
3 12 (21.43%) CSS
4 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
4 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
5 8 (14.29%) jQuery
6 7 (12.50%) HTML5
6 7 (12.50%) Web Services
7 6 (10.71%) Backbone.js
7 6 (10.71%) WCF
8 5 (8.93%) Ajax
8 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (7.14%) JSON
9 4 (7.14%) Material Design
9 4 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.50%) iPad
3 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 24 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
5 8 (14.29%) Web Application Development
6 6 (10.71%) Machine Learning
6 6 (10.71%) MVC
7 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.93%) Microservices
7 5 (8.93%) OO
7 5 (8.93%) Scrum
7 5 (8.93%) Software Architecture
7 5 (8.93%) TDD
8 4 (7.14%) API Design
8 4 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.14%) SOA
9 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (67.86%) JavaScript
2 36 (64.29%) Java
3 34 (60.71%) SQL
4 16 (28.57%) C#
5 9 (16.07%) C++
6 6 (10.71%) C
6 6 (10.71%) PHP
6 6 (10.71%) Python
6 6 (10.71%) Ruby
7 4 (7.14%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.57%) Clojure
8 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) Oracle
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) Freescale
4 2 (3.57%) Zend
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