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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 539 622 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.40% 37.93% 35.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.73% 39.97% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 474 563 636
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
1813 1556 2003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.17% 94.88% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1543 1276 1655
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -1 136 £35,000 - 35
Macclesfield +1 75 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Crewe 0 64 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Chester -2 62 £35,000 - 15
Knutsford -3 35 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Wilmslow -6 32 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Ellesmere Port 0 15 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Nantwich 0 11 £42,500 +9.67% 3
Northwich 0 7 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Runcorn -5 6 £30,000 -17.80% 4
Winsford - 4 £40,000 -
Daresbury -4 1 £35,000 - 1
Middlewich - 1 £31,000 - 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £41,500 - 4
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 734 (62.84%) .NET
2 678 (58.05%) C#
3 585 (50.09%) SQL Server
4 533 (45.63%) ASP.NET
5 507 (43.41%) SQL
6 480 (41.10%) HTML
7 474 (40.58%) JavaScript
8 436 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
9 415 (35.53%) CSS
10 398 (34.08%) MVC
11 311 (26.63%) TDD
12 275 (23.54%) jQuery
13 243 (20.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 229 (19.61%) T-SQL
15 224 (19.18%) Microsoft
16 219 (18.75%) Web Services
17 212 (18.15%) WCF
18 209 (17.89%) .NET Framework
19 193 (16.52%) Scrum
20 181 (15.50%) Finance
21 179 (15.33%) XML
22 177 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
23 170 (14.55%) OO
23 170 (14.55%) HTML5
24 167 (14.30%) Windows
25 151 (12.93%) VB.NET
26 149 (12.76%) Visual Studio
27 144 (12.33%) Java
28 140 (11.99%) Web Application Development
29 137 (11.73%) SQL Server 2008

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 57 (4.88%) CMS
2 55 (4.71%) IIS
3 53 (4.54%) Node.js
4 48 (4.11%) SharePoint
5 45 (3.85%) WordPress
6 39 (3.34%) Umbraco
7 24 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
7 24 (2.05%) WebSphere
7 24 (2.05%) Tomcat
8 22 (1.88%) Apache
9 19 (1.63%) Drupal
10 16 (1.37%) JBoss
10 16 (1.37%) MODX
11 12 (1.03%) NServiceBus
12 10 (0.86%) nginx
13 9 (0.77%) uWSGI
14 8 (0.68%) Confluence
15 7 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 6 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
16 6 (0.51%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 113 (9.67%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.05%) Photoshop
3 21 (1.80%) MS Office
4 10 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.34%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.086%) PaintShop Pro
9 1 (0.086%) InDesign
9 1 (0.086%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 35 (3.00%) Magento
2 9 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.086%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.086%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.086%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.086%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.086%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.086%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.43%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.26%) SaaS
5 2 (0.17%) Trello
6 1 (0.086%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.086%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (5.99%) Internet
2 33 (2.83%) HTTP
3 17 (1.46%) Wireless
4 9 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.68%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.43%) ATM
7 4 (0.34%) SSH
7 4 (0.34%) FTP
7 4 (0.34%) DNS
8 3 (0.26%) Intranet
8 3 (0.26%) Firewall
8 3 (0.26%) LDAP
8 3 (0.26%) SSL
8 3 (0.26%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.086%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.086%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.086%) Broadband
9 1 (0.086%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 585 (50.09%) SQL Server
2 137 (11.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 122 (10.45%) MySQL
4 106 (9.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 98 (8.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 97 (8.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 84 (7.19%) Relational Database
8 51 (4.37%) NoSQL
9 38 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 34 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (1.71%) RDBMS
12 18 (1.54%) DTS
13 17 (1.46%) MongoDB
14 14 (1.20%) DB2
15 10 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (0.86%) Oracle Database
16 9 (0.77%) MS Access
17 8 (0.68%) Big Data
18 7 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 149 (12.76%) Visual Studio
2 125 (10.70%) Git (software)
3 105 (8.99%) NUnit
4 99 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 97 (8.30%) Rhino Mocks
6 78 (6.68%) MSTest
7 76 (6.51%) Moq
8 73 (6.25%) Subversion
9 46 (3.94%) JIRA
10 29 (2.48%) JUnit
11 28 (2.40%) Selenium
12 25 (2.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 20 (1.71%) Eclipse
14 18 (1.54%) Mercurial
15 17 (1.46%) Cucumber
16 14 (1.20%) Maven
17 12 (1.03%) Jenkins
18 10 (0.86%) Bower
19 9 (0.77%) Jasmine
20 8 (0.68%) Ant
General
1 181 (15.50%) Finance
2 85 (7.28%) Marketing
3 72 (6.16%) Retail
4 40 (3.42%) Advertising
5 31 (2.65%) Automotive
6 18 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (1.03%) Back Office
9 10 (0.86%) Games
10 8 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.60%) Banking
12 6 (0.51%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.43%) Legal
14 2 (0.17%) Local Government
14 2 (0.17%) Billing
14 2 (0.17%) Publishing
15 1 (0.086%) Law
15 1 (0.086%) Electronics
15 1 (0.086%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.086%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 734 (62.84%) .NET
2 533 (45.63%) ASP.NET
3 480 (41.10%) HTML
4 415 (35.53%) CSS
5 275 (23.54%) jQuery
6 243 (20.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 219 (18.75%) Web Services
8 212 (18.15%) WCF
9 209 (17.89%) .NET Framework
10 179 (15.33%) XML
11 170 (14.55%) HTML5
12 134 (11.47%) Ajax
13 122 (10.45%) LINQ
14 111 (9.50%) WPF
15 101 (8.65%) Castle Windsor
16 98 (8.39%) CSS3
16 98 (8.39%) SOAP
17 92 (7.88%) RESTful
18 90 (7.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 86 (7.36%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 77 (6.59%) Inversion of Control
2 64 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 54 (4.62%) User Experience
4 47 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 37 (3.17%) Social Network
6 37 (3.17%) Open Source
7 31 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.54%) N-Tier
9 17 (1.46%) W3C
10 16 (1.37%) Social Media
11 14 (1.20%) Blog
12 12 (1.03%) Data Structures
13 10 (0.86%) Replication
14 9 (0.77%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.68%) Algorithms
16 7 (0.60%) Management Information System
16 7 (0.60%) Statistics
16 7 (0.60%) Mathematics
17 6 (0.51%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 167 (14.30%) Windows
2 72 (6.16%) Linux
3 66 (5.65%) Apple iOS
4 56 (4.79%) Android
5 32 (2.74%) UNIX
6 10 (0.86%) AIX
7 8 (0.68%) Windows Phone 8
7 8 (0.68%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.26%) FreeBSD
8 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.086%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.086%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.086%) VMS
9 1 (0.086%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 398 (34.08%) MVC
3 311 (26.63%) TDD
4 193 (16.52%) Scrum
5 177 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
6 170 (14.55%) OO
7 140 (11.99%) Web Application Development
8 112 (9.59%) Dependency Injection
9 105 (8.99%) Software Engineering
10 101 (8.65%) BDD
11 92 (7.88%) MVVM
12 91 (7.79%) Kanban
13 71 (6.08%) OOP
14 69 (5.91%) E-Commerce
15 55 (4.71%) SOA
16 53 (4.54%) Web Development
17 46 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
18 43 (3.68%) Mentoring
19 38 (3.25%) ETL
20 33 (2.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 678 (58.05%) C#
2 507 (43.41%) SQL
3 474 (40.58%) JavaScript
4 229 (19.61%) T-SQL
5 151 (12.93%) VB.NET
6 144 (12.33%) Java
7 129 (11.04%) PHP
8 105 (8.99%) VB
9 58 (4.97%) C++
10 44 (3.77%) Ruby
11 38 (3.25%) Python
12 34 (2.91%) VB6
13 23 (1.97%) PHP5
14 22 (1.88%) C
15 21 (1.80%) PL/SQL
16 18 (1.54%) VBA
17 15 (1.28%) Perl
18 14 (1.20%) Shell Script
19 11 (0.94%) VBScript
20 10 (0.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 82 (7.02%) Degree
2 25 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (1.54%) MCTS
4 18 (1.54%) MCP
5 17 (1.46%) MCAD
5 17 (1.46%) MCSD
6 9 (0.77%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.34%) HNC
7 4 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.08%) QA
2 20 (1.71%) SLA
3 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.26%) HL7
5 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.086%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.17%) Docker
3 1 (0.086%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.086%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.086%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.086%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.43%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.17%) CA Endevor
3 2 (0.17%) Puppet
3 2 (0.17%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.086%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 224 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.08%) Oracle
3 49 (4.20%) Facebook
4 35 (3.00%) IBM
5 30 (2.57%) Twitter
6 25 (2.14%) Sitecore
7 19 (1.63%) Google
8 17 (1.46%) Adobe
9 16 (1.37%) EPiServer
10 13 (1.11%) DevExpress
11 11 (0.94%) Zend
12 10 (0.86%) Telerik
12 10 (0.86%) Eloqua
12 10 (0.86%) Rackspace
13 8 (0.68%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.68%) Perforce
14 7 (0.60%) BT
14 7 (0.60%) Business Objects
15 6 (0.51%) Compuware
15 6 (0.51%) HP
Crewe, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Alex James Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + +Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 3 days ago