Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Senior Software Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 226 252
Rank change year-on-year +9 +26 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 76 54 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.96% 0.72% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.74% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 63 40 27
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,000 £37,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 7737 7270 7214
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.47% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6433 6251 5998
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,801
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Manchester

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Manchester

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Manchester

Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Stockport -2 4 £44,000 -2.22%
Altrincham - 2 £45,000 - 1
Senior Software Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 76 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 46 (60.53%) Java
3 41 (53.95%) Git (software)
4 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (48.68%) Degree
6 35 (46.05%) C#
7 30 (39.47%) SQL
7 30 (39.47%) Subversion
8 29 (38.16%) NoSQL
9 28 (36.84%) JavaScript
9 28 (36.84%) OO
10 27 (35.53%) Scrum
11 25 (32.89%) .NET
11 25 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (30.26%) Test Automation
12 23 (30.26%) HTML
13 21 (27.63%) CSS
13 21 (27.63%) Ruby
14 20 (26.32%) Mercurial
14 20 (26.32%) C++
14 20 (26.32%) Data Structures
14 20 (26.32%) Algorithms
15 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
16 17 (22.37%) TDD
16 17 (22.37%) MVC
16 17 (22.37%) SOLID
17 16 (21.05%) C
17 16 (21.05%) Kanban
18 15 (19.74%) Amazon AWS
19 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC

Senior Software Engineer 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 (2.63%) Apache Pig
1 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.32%) Loggly
3 1 (1.32%) Serverless
3 1 (1.32%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (38.16%) NoSQL
2 7 (9.21%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.26%) Big Data
3 4 (5.26%) MySQL
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.63%) CouchDB
5 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.32%) Riak
Development Applications
1 41 (53.95%) Git (software)
2 30 (39.47%) Subversion
3 20 (26.32%) Mercurial
4 11 (14.47%) NUnit
4 11 (14.47%) TeamCity
5 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.26%) Selenium
8 3 (3.95%) JIRA
8 3 (3.95%) JSUnit
8 3 (3.95%) Robot Framework
9 2 (2.63%) Maven
10 1 (1.32%) Grunt
10 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (10.53%) Games
2 4 (5.26%) Military
3 3 (3.95%) Automotive
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) French Language
3 3 (3.95%) German Language
3 3 (3.95%) Japanese Language
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.89%) .NET
2 23 (30.26%) HTML
3 21 (27.63%) CSS
4 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
5 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (15.79%) AngularJS
7 11 (14.47%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (13.16%) Node.js
8 10 (13.16%) Web Services
9 9 (11.84%) HTML5
10 7 (9.21%) CSS3
10 7 (9.21%) JSON
10 7 (9.21%) WCF
10 7 (9.21%) WPF
10 7 (9.21%) XML
11 6 (7.89%) QML
11 6 (7.89%) Qt
12 5 (6.58%) Hibernate
12 5 (6.58%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) Algorithms
1 20 (26.32%) Data Structures
2 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.89%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (6.58%) iPad
4 3 (3.95%) Fintech
4 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.95%) Online Banking
4 3 (3.95%) User Experience
5 2 (2.63%) PKI
6 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Android
2 7 (9.21%) Linux
3 6 (7.89%) Windows
3 6 (7.89%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (36.84%) OO
4 27 (35.53%) Scrum
5 25 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (30.26%) Test Automation
7 17 (22.37%) MVC
7 17 (22.37%) SOLID
7 17 (22.37%) TDD
8 16 (21.05%) Kanban
9 14 (18.42%) Mentoring
10 11 (14.47%) OOP
10 11 (14.47%) Open Source
11 9 (11.84%) Pair Programming
12 6 (7.89%) CAD
12 6 (7.89%) DevOps
12 6 (7.89%) Embedded Software Development
12 6 (7.89%) Multithreading
12 6 (7.89%) Time Management
12 6 (7.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) Java
2 35 (46.05%) C#
3 30 (39.47%) SQL
4 28 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 21 (27.63%) Ruby
6 20 (26.32%) C++
7 16 (21.05%) C
8 12 (15.79%) TypeScript
9 9 (11.84%) Python
9 9 (11.84%) Scala
10 8 (10.53%) Embedded C
11 7 (9.21%) Go
12 4 (5.26%) PHP
13 2 (2.63%) Apple Swift
13 2 (2.63%) Objective-C
13 2 (2.63%) Perl
14 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (48.68%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) Numerate Degree
2 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) ISO 13485
2 3 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Docker
1 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) Ansible
2 1 (1.32%) Nagios
2 1 (1.32%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.32%) Salt
2 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) VMware
3 2 (2.63%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.32%) New Relic
4 1 (1.32%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.32%) Splunk