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The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

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
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 152 143 106
Rank change year-on-year -9 -37 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 109 94 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.91% 1.91% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 2.06% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 67 66 71
10th Percentile - £42,375 £43,750
25th Percentile £42,000 £46,750 £49,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £68,750
North West median annual salary £55,687 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +1.25% -4.35% +4.55%

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 5,375 4,561 2,896
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.17% 92.78% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3,792 3,575 2,456
10th Percentile £31,588 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £70,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £48,326 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.64% -3.35% +11.11%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Manchester

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Manchester.

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Manchester

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

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 18 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cheadle -5 3 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Senior Software Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 109 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 87 (79.82%) Agile
3 57 (52.29%) Java
4 56 (51.38%) JavaScript
5 45 (41.28%) TypeScript
6 44 (40.37%) React
7 42 (38.53%) Degree
8 36 (33.03%) AWS
9 35 (32.11%) DevOps
9 35 (32.11%) CI/CD
10 34 (31.19%) Mentoring
11 33 (30.28%) Azure
12 32 (29.36%) RESTful
13 31 (28.44%) Security Cleared
13 31 (28.44%) Configuration Management
14 27 (24.77%) TDD
15 26 (23.85%) CSS
16 25 (22.94%) Microservices
16 25 (22.94%) GCP
16 25 (22.94%) Kubernetes
17 23 (21.10%) Coaching
17 23 (21.10%) HTML
17 23 (21.10%) Test Automation
18 22 (20.18%) Node.js
18 22 (20.18%) Pair Programming
19 21 (19.27%) Spring
19 21 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (19.27%) Cloud Native
20 20 (18.35%) Observability
20 20 (18.35%) HTML5

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 1 (0.92%) Confluence
1 1 (0.92%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 36 (33.03%) AWS
2 33 (30.28%) Azure
3 25 (22.94%) GCP
4 16 (14.68%) GitHub
5 7 (6.42%) Serverless
6 6 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (4.59%) SaaS
8 4 (3.67%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (2.75%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (2.75%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (2.75%) Amazon S3
9 3 (2.75%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (2.75%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (2.75%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 3 (2.75%) CloudFront
10 2 (1.83%) npm
11 1 (0.92%) Amazon Cognito
11 1 (0.92%) AWS CodeCommit
11 1 (0.92%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.60%) MongoDB
1 17 (15.60%) MySQL
1 17 (15.60%) NoSQL
2 13 (11.93%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.26%) Neo4j
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.67%) DynamoDB
5 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.75%) Bigtable
6 3 (2.75%) DB2
6 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.75%) Redis
7 1 (0.92%) Riak
Development Applications
1 19 (17.43%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.68%) Cypress.io
2 16 (14.68%) Postman
3 11 (10.09%) GitLab
3 11 (10.09%) Selenium
4 9 (8.26%) Robot Framework
4 9 (8.26%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.83%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.83%) Grunt
5 2 (1.83%) gulp
5 2 (1.83%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.83%) Subversion
6 1 (0.92%) JIRA
6 1 (0.92%) Xcode
General
1 18 (16.51%) Automotive
2 12 (11.01%) Social Skills
3 11 (10.09%) Banking
4 10 (9.17%) Finance
5 9 (8.26%) Public Sector
6 8 (7.34%) Influencing Skills
7 6 (5.50%) Legal
8 3 (2.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (2.75%) Local Government
9 2 (1.83%) Retail
10 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (40.37%) React
2 32 (29.36%) RESTful
3 26 (23.85%) CSS
4 23 (21.10%) HTML
5 22 (20.18%) Node.js
6 21 (19.27%) Spring
7 20 (18.35%) HTML5
8 18 (16.51%) Web Services
9 17 (15.60%) .NET
10 16 (14.68%) Puppeteer
11 14 (12.84%) AngularJS
11 14 (12.84%) REST
12 13 (11.93%) Spring Boot
13 11 (10.09%) .NET Core
13 11 (10.09%) CSS3
14 9 (8.26%) Gherkin
15 5 (4.59%) Ember.js
15 5 (4.59%) Guava
16 4 (3.67%) Vue.js
17 3 (2.75%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.27%) Cloud Native
2 15 (13.76%) User Experience
3 6 (5.50%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.92%) IoT
6 1 (0.92%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.67%) Android
3 2 (1.83%) Linux
4 1 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 87 (79.82%) Agile
3 35 (32.11%) CI/CD
3 35 (32.11%) DevOps
4 34 (31.19%) Mentoring
5 31 (28.44%) Configuration Management
6 27 (24.77%) TDD
7 25 (22.94%) Microservices
8 23 (21.10%) Coaching
8 23 (21.10%) Test Automation
9 22 (20.18%) Pair Programming
10 21 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (18.35%) Observability
12 19 (17.43%) OO
12 19 (17.43%) Scrum
12 19 (17.43%) Software Testing
13 18 (16.51%) Full Stack Development
13 18 (16.51%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (15.60%) Customer Experience
15 15 (13.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (52.29%) Java
2 56 (51.38%) JavaScript
3 45 (41.28%) TypeScript
4 17 (15.60%) C++
5 14 (12.84%) C#
5 14 (12.84%) Python
6 12 (11.01%) ES6
7 9 (8.26%) ES7
7 9 (8.26%) ES8
8 6 (5.50%) SQL
9 5 (4.59%) Apple Swift
10 4 (3.67%) C
10 4 (3.67%) Go
10 4 (3.67%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.75%) Ruby
11 3 (2.75%) Scala
11 3 (2.75%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.83%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.92%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (38.53%) Degree
2 31 (28.44%) Security Cleared
3 11 (10.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.83%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (22.94%) Kubernetes
2 13 (11.93%) Grafana
2 13 (11.93%) Prometheus
3 8 (7.34%) Istio
4 7 (6.42%) Terraform
5 1 (0.92%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (11.01%) Google
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.75%) Dell
3 3 (2.75%) Oracle
3 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.75%) Xamarin