The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 511 515 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.44% 32.70% 41.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.20% 34.80% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 414 467 706
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1692 1480 1819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.16% 93.97% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1128 1444
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Cheshire region.

Developer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Developer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -3 104 £37,500 - 29
Macclesfield +3 77 £38,750 -3.12% 13
Crewe 0 48 £41,250 +17.85% 14
Chester -3 41 £40,000 +6.66% 30
Wilmslow +1 39 £36,000 -4.00% 16
Knutsford 0 25 £40,000 +11.11% 11
Ellesmere Port 0 15 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Northwich 0 11 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Runcorn -4 7 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Sandbach - 7 £37,500 -
Alderley Edge - 5 £30,000 -
Daresbury - 3 - -
Winsford +1 1 - -
Widnes 0 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Nantwich -1 1 £18,000 -55.00% 1
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 614 (59.67%) .NET
2 586 (56.95%) C#
3 436 (42.37%) ASP.NET
4 425 (41.30%) SQL Server
4 425 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
5 424 (41.21%) JavaScript
6 416 (40.43%) HTML
7 399 (38.78%) MVC
8 391 (38.00%) SQL
9 356 (34.60%) CSS
10 297 (28.86%) jQuery
11 251 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 251 (24.39%) TDD
12 205 (19.92%) .NET Framework
13 196 (19.05%) Web Services
14 185 (17.98%) WCF
15 183 (17.78%) Java
16 180 (17.49%) HTML5
17 177 (17.20%) Microsoft
17 177 (17.20%) Scrum
18 147 (14.29%) PHP
19 140 (13.61%) OO
20 139 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
20 139 (13.51%) Git (software)
20 139 (13.51%) Web Application Development
21 137 (13.31%) VB.NET
22 136 (13.22%) Finance
23 135 (13.12%) Windows
24 124 (12.05%) MySQL
25 118 (11.47%) Oracle

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 78 (7.58%) Node.js
2 48 (4.66%) CMS
3 45 (4.37%) SharePoint
4 39 (3.79%) IIS
5 36 (3.50%) WordPress
6 34 (3.30%) Umbraco
7 26 (2.53%) Apache
8 18 (1.75%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.17%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.49%) JBoss
12 5 (0.49%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.39%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.29%) CICS
14 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 83 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.37%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.68%) MS Office
5 5 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.39%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.097%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.097%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.097%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.097%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 13 (1.26%) Magento
2 8 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.29%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.29%) Tridion
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (2.04%) SaaS
3 18 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.36%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.097%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.097%) Office 365
6 1 (0.097%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 74 (7.19%) Internet
2 40 (3.89%) HTTP
3 30 (2.92%) Wireless
4 12 (1.17%) HTTPS
5 11 (1.07%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.49%) ATM
6 5 (0.49%) Intranet
7 3 (0.29%) Network Security
7 3 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.19%) LDAP
8 2 (0.19%) Firewall
8 2 (0.19%) GPRS
8 2 (0.19%) SMS
8 2 (0.19%) UMTS
8 2 (0.19%) SSL
9 1 (0.097%) SAN
9 1 (0.097%) LAN
9 1 (0.097%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 124 (12.05%) MySQL
3 90 (8.75%) NoSQL
4 83 (8.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 72 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 71 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 54 (5.25%) Relational Database
8 39 (3.79%) Oracle Database
9 38 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
10 33 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 32 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 23 (2.24%) MongoDB
13 20 (1.94%) Big Data
13 20 (1.94%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 15 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (1.07%) RavenDB
17 11 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 9 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 139 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 110 (10.69%) Visual Studio
3 98 (9.52%) NUnit
4 82 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 69 (6.71%) Rhino Mocks
6 67 (6.51%) Moq
7 62 (6.03%) Subversion
8 61 (5.93%) MSTest
9 44 (4.28%) JIRA
10 33 (3.21%) JUnit
11 32 (3.11%) Selenium
12 19 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
13 16 (1.55%) Eclipse
14 15 (1.46%) Ant
14 15 (1.46%) Jenkins
15 13 (1.26%) Grunt
16 10 (0.97%) Mercurial
17 9 (0.87%) Maven
18 8 (0.78%) Cucumber
19 7 (0.68%) SoapUI
General
1 136 (13.22%) Finance
2 66 (6.41%) Marketing
3 55 (5.34%) Retail
4 32 (3.11%) Advertising
5 31 (3.01%) Financial Institution
5 31 (3.01%) Games
6 13 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.07%) Back Office
7 11 (1.07%) Banking
8 7 (0.68%) Legal
9 6 (0.58%) Law
10 5 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.29%) Automotive
12 2 (0.19%) Publishing
12 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.19%) Billing
12 2 (0.19%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.097%) Local Government
13 1 (0.097%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 614 (59.67%) .NET
2 436 (42.37%) ASP.NET
3 416 (40.43%) HTML
4 356 (34.60%) CSS
5 297 (28.86%) jQuery
6 251 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 205 (19.92%) .NET Framework
8 196 (19.05%) Web Services
9 185 (17.98%) WCF
10 180 (17.49%) HTML5
11 118 (11.47%) XML
12 113 (10.98%) Ajax
13 109 (10.59%) CSS3
14 93 (9.04%) LINQ
15 79 (7.68%) WPF
16 78 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web API
17 76 (7.39%) RESTful
18 73 (7.09%) REST
19 71 (6.90%) Spring.NET
19 71 (6.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.12%) Inversion of Control
2 57 (5.54%) Mobile App
3 47 (4.57%) Computer Science
4 46 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (3.98%) User Experience
6 35 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (3.11%) Social Media
8 28 (2.72%) N-Tier
9 21 (2.04%) Open Source
10 16 (1.55%) W3C
11 12 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.07%) BBC
13 9 (0.87%) Data Integration
14 8 (0.78%) Social Network
15 7 (0.68%) Telematics
15 7 (0.68%) Replication
16 6 (0.58%) Mathematics
16 6 (0.58%) iPhone
16 6 (0.58%) Statistics
16 6 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 135 (13.12%) Windows
2 76 (7.39%) Linux
3 58 (5.64%) Apple iOS
4 57 (5.54%) Android
5 30 (2.92%) UNIX
6 13 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.29%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (0.19%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (38.78%) MVC
3 251 (24.39%) TDD
4 177 (17.20%) Scrum
5 140 (13.61%) OO
6 139 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 139 (13.51%) Web Application Development
7 108 (10.50%) Dependency Injection
8 103 (10.01%) BDD
9 79 (7.68%) Kanban
10 69 (6.71%) E-Commerce
11 64 (6.22%) Unit Testing
12 61 (5.93%) SOA
13 60 (5.83%) MVVM
14 57 (5.54%) OOP
15 55 (5.34%) Web Development
16 50 (4.86%) Software Engineering
17 39 (3.79%) ETL
18 38 (3.69%) Business Intelligence
19 36 (3.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 586 (56.95%) C#
2 424 (41.21%) JavaScript
3 391 (38.00%) SQL
4 183 (17.78%) Java
5 147 (14.29%) PHP
6 137 (13.31%) VB.NET
7 112 (10.88%) T-SQL
8 110 (10.69%) VB
9 58 (5.64%) C++
10 44 (4.28%) Ruby
11 38 (3.69%) PL/SQL
12 31 (3.01%) VB6
13 30 (2.92%) C
14 28 (2.72%) PHP5
15 24 (2.33%) PowerShell
16 15 (1.46%) VBA
17 13 (1.26%) Python
18 11 (1.07%) Objective-C
19 6 (0.58%) Shell Script
20 4 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 91 (8.84%) Degree
2 39 (3.79%) VCP4
3 14 (1.36%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.29%) MCP
6 2 (0.19%) MCT
6 2 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.097%) MCSE
7 1 (0.097%) MCSA
7 1 (0.097%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (0.97%) SLA
2 8 (0.78%) QA
3 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.68%) Hyper-V
2 7 (0.68%) Docker
3 3 (0.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.097%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (0.49%) Puppet
1 5 (0.49%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 177 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 118 (11.47%) Oracle
3 44 (4.28%) Facebook
4 23 (2.24%) EPiServer
5 21 (2.04%) Eloqua
6 19 (1.85%) Google
6 19 (1.85%) Informatica
7 18 (1.75%) Apple
8 17 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (1.36%) Teradata
10 13 (1.26%) Ab Initio
10 13 (1.26%) IBM
11 12 (1.17%) Yahoo!
11 12 (1.17%) Sitecore
12 10 (0.97%) VMware
12 10 (0.97%) Sony
13 9 (0.87%) Zend
14 8 (0.78%) Twitter
15 7 (0.68%) Talend
15 7 (0.68%) Adobe
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £22,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lavastorm Analytics
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday