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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 533 622 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.21% 34.61% 38.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.11% 35.77% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 426 534 639
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
1610 1739 1780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.26% 96.77% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1267 1398
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -6 112 £37,500 +7.14% 39
Crewe -1 79 £41,250 +26.92% 16
Macclesfield +3 49 £32,500 - 11
Chester -2 44 £39,000 +4.00% 35
Wilmslow +7 38 £35,000 -6.66% 10
Knutsford +1 32 £40,000 +5.26% 8
Ellesmere Port 0 15 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Runcorn 0 12 £37,000 -7.50% 6
Northwich +2 7 £40,000 +28.00% 2
Sandbach - 5 £37,500 -
Alderley Edge - 5 £30,000 - 2
Winsford +3 4 - - 3
Frodsham 0 1 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Daresbury - 1 - -
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 610 (58.49%) .NET
2 572 (54.84%) C#
3 451 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
4 432 (41.42%) ASP.NET
5 417 (39.98%) SQL Server
6 409 (39.21%) JavaScript
7 394 (37.78%) HTML
8 384 (36.82%) MVC
9 366 (35.09%) SQL
10 340 (32.60%) CSS
11 297 (28.48%) jQuery
12 238 (22.82%) TDD
13 227 (21.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 205 (19.65%) .NET Framework
15 195 (18.70%) Scrum
16 194 (18.60%) HTML5
17 192 (18.41%) WCF
18 185 (17.74%) Java
19 184 (17.64%) Microsoft
20 182 (17.45%) Web Services
21 164 (15.72%) Finance
22 145 (13.90%) VB.NET
22 145 (13.90%) Web Application Development
23 142 (13.61%) PHP
24 129 (12.37%) VB
24 129 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
25 123 (11.79%) Git (software)
26 121 (11.60%) Oracle
27 120 (11.51%) Windows
28 117 (11.22%) MySQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 69 (6.62%) Node.js
2 38 (3.64%) CMS
3 35 (3.36%) SharePoint
4 30 (2.88%) WordPress
5 29 (2.78%) IIS
6 25 (2.40%) Apache
7 24 (2.30%) Umbraco
8 18 (1.73%) Tomcat
9 16 (1.53%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (0.48%) JBoss
13 5 (0.48%) Joomla!
13 5 (0.48%) Drupal
13 5 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.48%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.38%) Papyrus
14 4 (0.38%) StreamWeaver
14 4 (0.38%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 100 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.31%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.48%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.38%) MS Office
7 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.096%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.096%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.096%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.34%) Magento
3 13 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.38%) Exstream
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.29%) Tridion
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.16%) SaaS
2 27 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.25%) Silverpop
5 9 (0.86%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.58%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.19%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.096%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.096%) Office 365
9 1 (0.096%) GitHub
9 1 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 69 (6.62%) Internet
2 48 (4.60%) Wireless
3 34 (3.26%) HTTP
4 15 (1.44%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.67%) Intranet
7 3 (0.29%) LDAP
7 3 (0.29%) ATM
7 3 (0.29%) Network Security
8 2 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.19%) SSL
8 2 (0.19%) Firewall
8 2 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.19%) GPRS
8 2 (0.19%) SMS
8 2 (0.19%) UMTS
9 1 (0.096%) LAN
9 1 (0.096%) SAN
9 1 (0.096%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (39.98%) SQL Server
2 117 (11.22%) MySQL
3 93 (8.92%) NoSQL
4 78 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 77 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 76 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 45 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (3.74%) Oracle Database
9 37 (3.55%) Relational Database
10 32 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 25 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (1.82%) MongoDB
13 18 (1.73%) Big Data
14 16 (1.53%) RDBMS
15 13 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 13 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 11 (1.05%) RavenDB
16 11 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 123 (11.79%) Git (software)
2 91 (8.72%) Visual Studio
3 88 (8.44%) NUnit
4 66 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 65 (6.23%) Rhino Mocks
6 63 (6.04%) Moq
7 59 (5.66%) Subversion
8 56 (5.37%) MSTest
9 39 (3.74%) JIRA
10 35 (3.36%) JUnit
11 27 (2.59%) Selenium
12 17 (1.63%) Oracle APEX
12 17 (1.63%) Grunt
13 16 (1.53%) Eclipse
14 12 (1.15%) Jenkins
15 11 (1.05%) Ant
15 11 (1.05%) Cucumber
16 9 (0.86%) Mercurial
16 9 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 8 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 164 (15.72%) Finance
2 74 (7.09%) Retail
3 65 (6.23%) Marketing
4 49 (4.70%) Financial Institution
5 29 (2.78%) Advertising
6 28 (2.68%) Games
7 17 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.34%) Back Office
9 10 (0.96%) Banking
10 7 (0.67%) Law
10 7 (0.67%) Legal
11 5 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.48%) Billing
12 4 (0.38%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.29%) Automotive
14 2 (0.19%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.096%) Electronics
15 1 (0.096%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 610 (58.49%) .NET
2 432 (41.42%) ASP.NET
3 394 (37.78%) HTML
4 340 (32.60%) CSS
5 297 (28.48%) jQuery
6 227 (21.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 205 (19.65%) .NET Framework
8 194 (18.60%) HTML5
9 192 (18.41%) WCF
10 182 (17.45%) Web Services
11 112 (10.74%) CSS3
12 110 (10.55%) XML
13 86 (8.25%) Ajax
14 82 (7.86%) ASP.NET Web API
15 79 (7.57%) RESTful
16 76 (7.29%) SOAP
17 74 (7.09%) REST
18 73 (7.00%) WPF
19 70 (6.71%) LINQ
20 68 (6.52%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 72 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 60 (5.75%) Inversion of Control
3 50 (4.79%) User Experience
4 47 (4.51%) Computer Science
5 42 (4.03%) N-Tier
6 38 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (1.92%) Social Media
9 16 (1.53%) Open Source
10 13 (1.25%) W3C
11 12 (1.15%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.86%) Data Integration
13 8 (0.77%) Telematics
14 7 (0.67%) iPhone
14 7 (0.67%) iPad
14 7 (0.67%) NHS
14 7 (0.67%) Mainframe
14 7 (0.67%) BBC
15 6 (0.58%) Replication
15 6 (0.58%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 120 (11.51%) Windows
2 58 (5.56%) Linux
3 52 (4.99%) Apple iOS
4 51 (4.89%) Android
5 32 (3.07%) UNIX
6 14 (1.34%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (0.67%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.48%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.29%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.19%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.096%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.096%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.096%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (36.82%) MVC
3 238 (22.82%) TDD
4 195 (18.70%) Scrum
5 145 (13.90%) Web Application Development
6 129 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
7 116 (11.12%) Dependency Injection
7 116 (11.12%) OO
8 98 (9.40%) BDD
9 77 (7.38%) Web Development
10 76 (7.29%) Unit Testing
11 75 (7.19%) SOA
12 74 (7.09%) Kanban
13 63 (6.04%) E-Commerce
14 60 (5.75%) OOP
15 55 (5.27%) MVVM
16 54 (5.18%) Risk Management
16 54 (5.18%) Software Engineering
17 48 (4.60%) Customer Engagement
18 47 (4.51%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 572 (54.84%) C#
2 409 (39.21%) JavaScript
3 366 (35.09%) SQL
4 185 (17.74%) Java
5 145 (13.90%) VB.NET
6 142 (13.61%) PHP
7 129 (12.37%) VB
8 112 (10.74%) T-SQL
9 41 (3.93%) Ruby
10 40 (3.84%) C++
11 35 (3.36%) PL/SQL
12 33 (3.16%) VB6
13 27 (2.59%) C
14 25 (2.40%) PHP5
15 15 (1.44%) PowerShell
16 14 (1.34%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.25%) VBA
18 12 (1.15%) Objective-C
19 7 (0.67%) Python
19 7 (0.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 97 (9.30%) Degree
2 19 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.77%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.19%) MCP
5 2 (0.19%) MCT
5 2 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.096%) PhD
6 1 (0.096%) MCSE
6 1 (0.096%) MCSA
6 1 (0.096%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.05%) QA
2 6 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.096%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.77%) Docker
3 6 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.096%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.29%) Puppet
1 3 (0.29%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.096%) Plesk
Vendors
1 184 (17.64%) Microsoft
2 121 (11.60%) Oracle
3 34 (3.26%) Facebook
4 19 (1.82%) Teradata
5 18 (1.73%) Informatica
5 18 (1.73%) Apple
6 17 (1.63%) Google
7 16 (1.53%) Eloqua
7 16 (1.53%) EPiServer
8 14 (1.34%) Ab Initio
8 14 (1.34%) IBM
8 14 (1.34%) Adobe
9 12 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (0.86%) VMware
11 8 (0.77%) Talend
11 8 (0.77%) Zend
11 8 (0.77%) Business Objects
11 8 (0.77%) SAP
12 7 (0.67%) Yahoo!
13 6 (0.58%) Sitecore
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Hol, Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Computer Futures - North (Permanent)
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday