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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 610 585 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.27% 36.86% 33.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.42% 39.21% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 532 546 601
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
1825 1492 2010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.54% 94.01% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1221 1661
Average salary £35,154 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.44% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -1 149 £35,000 - 22
Macclesfield +1 93 £32,500 - 12
Crewe 0 71 £35,000 - 12
Chester -2 67 £35,000 - 31
Knutsford -4 35 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Wilmslow -8 21 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Nantwich +2 18 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Ellesmere Port 0 13 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Runcorn -2 8 £35,000 -4.10% 1
Northwich 0 3 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Winsford - 3 £38,750 -
Sandbach +4 1 £33,500 -27.17%
Daresbury -3 1 £35,000 -
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 779 (62.27%) .NET
2 715 (57.15%) C#
3 636 (50.84%) SQL Server
4 558 (44.60%) ASP.NET
5 541 (43.25%) SQL
6 509 (40.69%) HTML
7 478 (38.21%) JavaScript
8 451 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
9 439 (35.09%) CSS
10 389 (31.10%) MVC
11 307 (24.54%) TDD
12 260 (20.78%) T-SQL
13 259 (20.70%) jQuery
14 241 (19.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 237 (18.94%) Microsoft
16 215 (17.19%) Web Services
17 211 (16.87%) XML
18 210 (16.79%) WCF
18 210 (16.79%) .NET Framework
19 201 (16.07%) Scrum
20 174 (13.91%) Finance
21 173 (13.83%) VB.NET
22 172 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
23 171 (13.67%) OO
24 170 (13.59%) Windows
25 161 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
26 152 (12.15%) Visual Studio
27 150 (11.99%) PHP
28 147 (11.75%) MySQL
29 143 (11.43%) HTML5

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 71 (5.68%) CMS
2 53 (4.24%) IIS
3 52 (4.16%) WordPress
4 51 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 46 (3.68%) Node.js
6 41 (3.28%) Umbraco
7 29 (2.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 24 (1.92%) WebSphere
9 23 (1.84%) Tomcat
10 22 (1.76%) Apache
11 21 (1.68%) Drupal
11 21 (1.68%) MODX
12 12 (0.96%) NServiceBus
13 11 (0.88%) nginx
14 9 (0.72%) uWSGI
15 8 (0.64%) Confluence
16 6 (0.48%) concrete5
16 6 (0.48%) Commerce Server
16 6 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
16 6 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 124 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.84%) Photoshop
2 23 (1.84%) MS Office
3 8 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.40%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.080%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.080%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 36 (2.88%) Magento
2 7 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.080%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.080%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.080%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.080%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.080%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.080%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.88%) Trello
3 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.080%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.080%) SaaS
4 1 (0.080%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (5.60%) Internet
2 21 (1.68%) HTTP
3 14 (1.12%) Wireless
4 7 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.40%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.40%) Intranet
6 4 (0.32%) Firewall
6 4 (0.32%) DNS
6 4 (0.32%) FTP
6 4 (0.32%) SSH
7 3 (0.24%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.24%) LDAP
7 3 (0.24%) ATM
7 3 (0.24%) SSL
8 2 (0.16%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.080%) Broadband
9 1 (0.080%) WAN
9 1 (0.080%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.080%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 636 (50.84%) SQL Server
2 161 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 147 (11.75%) MySQL
4 112 (8.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 112 (8.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 104 (8.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 83 (6.63%) Relational Database
7 48 (3.84%) NoSQL
8 45 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 39 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (1.60%) RDBMS
12 16 (1.28%) DTS
13 15 (1.20%) MongoDB
14 14 (1.12%) DB2
15 11 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (0.88%) QlikView
15 11 (0.88%) Oracle Database
16 9 (0.72%) OLAP
16 9 (0.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 152 (12.15%) Visual Studio
2 123 (9.83%) Git (software)
3 107 (8.55%) NUnit
4 103 (8.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 98 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 84 (6.71%) Subversion
7 78 (6.24%) Moq
7 78 (6.24%) MSTest
8 43 (3.44%) JIRA
9 27 (2.16%) Eclipse
10 26 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 24 (1.92%) JUnit
12 21 (1.68%) Selenium
13 16 (1.28%) Mercurial
13 16 (1.28%) Cucumber
14 11 (0.88%) Maven
15 10 (0.80%) Bower
16 8 (0.64%) Jenkins
17 7 (0.56%) Jasmine
18 6 (0.48%) Mockito
General
1 174 (13.91%) Finance
2 105 (8.39%) Marketing
3 73 (5.84%) Retail
4 41 (3.28%) Automotive
5 33 (2.64%) Advertising
6 26 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 17 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 11 (0.88%) Back Office
9 9 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.72%) Banking
10 8 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.64%) Games
11 7 (0.56%) Publishing
12 5 (0.40%) Legal
13 2 (0.16%) Local Government
13 2 (0.16%) Billing
14 1 (0.080%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.080%) Law
14 1 (0.080%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 779 (62.27%) .NET
2 558 (44.60%) ASP.NET
3 509 (40.69%) HTML
4 439 (35.09%) CSS
5 259 (20.70%) jQuery
6 241 (19.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 215 (17.19%) Web Services
8 211 (16.87%) XML
9 210 (16.79%) .NET Framework
9 210 (16.79%) WCF
10 143 (11.43%) HTML5
11 129 (10.31%) Ajax
12 119 (9.51%) LINQ
13 117 (9.35%) WPF
14 115 (9.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 107 (8.55%) Castle Windsor
16 102 (8.15%) SOAP
17 93 (7.43%) WinForms
18 83 (6.63%) Ninject
18 83 (6.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 79 (6.31%) Inversion of Control
2 65 (5.20%) Computer Science
3 61 (4.88%) User Experience
4 40 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (3.20%) Mobile App
5 37 (2.96%) Social Network
6 29 (2.32%) Open Source
7 24 (1.92%) W3C
8 23 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.44%) Blog
9 18 (1.44%) N-Tier
10 8 (0.64%) Replication
10 8 (0.64%) Statistics
10 8 (0.64%) Visualisation
10 8 (0.64%) Social Media
11 7 (0.56%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.56%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.48%) FMCG
13 5 (0.40%) Device Driver
13 5 (0.40%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 170 (13.59%) Windows
2 74 (5.92%) Linux
3 57 (4.56%) Apple iOS
4 50 (4.00%) Android
5 31 (2.48%) UNIX
6 10 (0.80%) AIX
7 8 (0.64%) Windows Phone 8
7 8 (0.64%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.24%) FreeBSD
9 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.080%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.080%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.080%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
2 389 (31.10%) MVC
3 307 (24.54%) TDD
4 201 (16.07%) Scrum
5 172 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
6 171 (13.67%) OO
7 139 (11.11%) Web Application Development
8 127 (10.15%) Software Engineering
9 107 (8.55%) Dependency Injection
10 99 (7.91%) BDD
11 91 (7.27%) Kanban
12 89 (7.11%) MVVM
13 71 (5.68%) E-Commerce
14 70 (5.60%) OOP
15 56 (4.48%) Web Development
16 53 (4.24%) SOA
16 53 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
17 44 (3.52%) ETL
18 42 (3.36%) Mentoring
19 41 (3.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 715 (57.15%) C#
2 541 (43.25%) SQL
3 478 (38.21%) JavaScript
4 260 (20.78%) T-SQL
5 173 (13.83%) VB.NET
6 150 (11.99%) PHP
7 130 (10.39%) Java
8 117 (9.35%) VB
9 55 (4.40%) Python
10 47 (3.76%) C++
11 41 (3.28%) Ruby
12 40 (3.20%) VB6
13 34 (2.72%) PHP5
14 25 (2.00%) VBA
15 21 (1.68%) C
16 20 (1.60%) PL/SQL
17 17 (1.36%) Perl
18 14 (1.12%) Shell Script
19 8 (0.64%) XPath
19 8 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (6.79%) Degree
2 30 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (2.08%) MCTS
4 25 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 24 (1.92%) MCP
5 24 (1.92%) MCAD
5 24 (1.92%) MCSD
6 9 (0.72%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.64%) HND
8 6 (0.48%) HNC
9 2 (0.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.28%) QA
2 17 (1.36%) SLA
3 8 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.24%) HL7
5 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.080%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.16%) XenApp
2 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.080%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (0.40%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.16%) CA Endevor
3 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.080%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 237 (18.94%) Microsoft
2 73 (5.84%) Oracle
3 38 (3.04%) Facebook
4 35 (2.80%) IBM
5 30 (2.40%) Adobe
6 29 (2.32%) Sitecore
7 26 (2.08%) Twitter
8 22 (1.76%) Google
9 17 (1.36%) JBoss
10 14 (1.12%) DevExpress
11 12 (0.96%) Rackspace
12 10 (0.80%) EPiServer
12 10 (0.80%) Telerik
13 8 (0.64%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.56%) Zend
14 7 (0.56%) BT
14 7 (0.56%) Business Objects
15 6 (0.48%) Compuware
15 6 (0.48%) HP
15 6 (0.48%) ATG
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: Good salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum £25000 - £45,000 - 30 days holiday /
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + + Great Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago