The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 172 171
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 47 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.12% 0.51% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.52% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 43 8 11
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £52,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

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 4102 3444 3245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.95% 98.15% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3510 2959 2708
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 85 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 50 (58.82%) Java
3 49 (57.65%) OO
4 44 (51.76%) Git (software)
5 42 (49.41%) Subversion
6 41 (48.24%) Degree
7 34 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (40.00%) C++
8 33 (38.82%) SQL
8 33 (38.82%) NoSQL
9 32 (37.65%) C#
9 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (31.76%) MVC
11 26 (30.59%) HTML
12 24 (28.24%) Games
12 24 (28.24%) Scrum
13 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
13 23 (27.06%) Windows
14 22 (25.88%) Web Services
14 22 (25.88%) Mercurial
14 22 (25.88%) Test Automation
14 22 (25.88%) Data Structures
14 22 (25.88%) Algorithms
15 21 (24.71%) Linux
15 21 (24.71%) C
16 19 (22.35%) Kanban
17 18 (21.18%) Ruby
17 18 (21.18%) Computer Science
17 18 (21.18%) CSS
17 18 (21.18%) XML

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 (1.18%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.18%) JBoss
1 1 (1.18%) Mule
1 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.18%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.47%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) HTTP
2 4 (4.71%) RS-232
2 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.35%) iBeacon
3 2 (2.35%) NFC
4 1 (1.18%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (38.82%) NoSQL
2 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.06%) MySQL
4 3 (3.53%) Big Data
5 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.35%) CouchDB
5 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (51.76%) Git (software)
2 42 (49.41%) Subversion
3 22 (25.88%) Mercurial
4 16 (18.82%) Visual Studio
5 10 (11.76%) NUnit
5 10 (11.76%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.18%) Selenium
General
1 24 (28.24%) Games
2 4 (4.71%) Banking
2 4 (4.71%) Electronics
2 4 (4.71%) Legal
2 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.59%) HTML
2 22 (25.88%) Web Services
3 18 (21.18%) CSS
3 18 (21.18%) XML
4 16 (18.82%) .NET
4 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET
4 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (17.65%) JSON
6 12 (14.12%) AngularJS
6 12 (14.12%) React
7 11 (12.94%) HTML5
7 11 (12.94%) REST
8 10 (11.76%) jQuery
8 10 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (11.76%) Node.js
9 9 (10.59%) Ajax
9 9 (10.59%) Spring
10 7 (8.24%) WCF
10 7 (8.24%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Algorithms
1 22 (25.88%) Data Structures
2 18 (21.18%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.24%) Animation
4 6 (7.06%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.88%) User Experience
6 4 (4.71%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Windows
2 21 (24.71%) Linux
3 18 (21.18%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.53%) Android
5 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 49 (57.65%) OO
3 34 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (31.76%) MVC
6 24 (28.24%) Scrum
7 22 (25.88%) Test Automation
8 19 (22.35%) Kanban
9 16 (18.82%) TDD
10 13 (15.29%) SOLID
11 11 (12.94%) Multithreading
12 10 (11.76%) OOP
12 10 (11.76%) SOA
13 9 (10.59%) Open Source
13 9 (10.59%) Open Source Development
14 8 (9.41%) Web Development
15 7 (8.24%) Content Development
15 7 (8.24%) Game Development
15 7 (8.24%) Mathematics
15 7 (8.24%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 50 (58.82%) Java
2 34 (40.00%) C++
3 33 (38.82%) SQL
4 32 (37.65%) C#
5 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
6 21 (24.71%) C
7 18 (21.18%) Ruby
8 10 (11.76%) TypeScript
9 7 (8.24%) Embedded C
10 6 (7.06%) PHP
11 5 (5.88%) Python
12 2 (2.35%) Apple Swift
12 2 (2.35%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.35%) Scala
13 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.18%) Groovy
13 1 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (48.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.71%) Freescale
3 2 (2.35%) Xamarin
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