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

Location
3 months to
1 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 520 591 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.36% 33.13% 40.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.06% 34.83% 43.02%
Number of salaries quoted 416 519 681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1674 1697 1797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.52% 95.12% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1247 1410
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 £54,999 £51,000 £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 1 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 1 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 -5 105 £37,500 - 43
Crewe 0 68 £42,500 +25.00% 17
Macclesfield +4 57 £35,000 -6.66% 14
Wilmslow +3 43 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Chester -3 42 £40,000 +6.66% 32
Knutsford +2 32 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Ellesmere Port 0 15 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Northwich 0 10 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Runcorn -2 10 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Sandbach - 5 £37,500 -
Alderley Edge - 5 £30,000 -
Daresbury - 2 - -
Winsford +2 1 - - 2
Nantwich -1 1 £18,000 -50.34%
Widnes - 1 £42,500 -
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 601 (58.46%) .NET
2 572 (55.64%) C#
3 451 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
4 431 (41.93%) ASP.NET
5 413 (40.18%) JavaScript
6 409 (39.79%) SQL Server
7 398 (38.72%) HTML
8 385 (37.45%) MVC
9 364 (35.41%) SQL
10 339 (32.98%) CSS
11 290 (28.21%) jQuery
12 255 (24.81%) TDD
13 239 (23.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 193 (18.77%) .NET Framework
15 188 (18.29%) Scrum
16 186 (18.09%) Java
17 184 (17.90%) HTML5
18 181 (17.61%) WCF
19 176 (17.12%) Microsoft
20 173 (16.83%) Web Services
21 149 (14.49%) PHP
22 148 (14.40%) Finance
23 144 (14.01%) Web Application Development
24 139 (13.52%) VB.NET
25 136 (13.23%) Git (software)
26 135 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
27 124 (12.06%) OO
28 121 (11.77%) Windows
29 119 (11.58%) Oracle
30 117 (11.38%) VB

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 75 (7.30%) Node.js
2 42 (4.09%) SharePoint
3 41 (3.99%) CMS
4 36 (3.50%) WordPress
5 32 (3.11%) IIS
6 31 (3.02%) Umbraco
7 23 (2.24%) Apache
8 18 (1.75%) Tomcat
9 16 (1.56%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 8 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.39%) Drupal
13 4 (0.39%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.39%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.29%) CICS
14 3 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
15 2 (0.19%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 85 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 48 (4.67%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.39%) MS Office
4 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.39%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.097%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.097%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 13 (1.26%) Magento
2 11 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.58%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.29%) Tridion
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.097%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (2.53%) SaaS
3 17 (1.65%) 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 72 (7.00%) Internet
2 42 (4.09%) HTTP
3 40 (3.89%) Wireless
4 17 (1.65%) HTTPS
5 11 (1.07%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.58%) Intranet
7 4 (0.39%) ATM
8 3 (0.29%) Network Security
8 3 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.19%) LDAP
9 2 (0.19%) Firewall
9 2 (0.19%) GPRS
9 2 (0.19%) SMS
9 2 (0.19%) UMTS
9 2 (0.19%) SSL
10 1 (0.097%) SAN
10 1 (0.097%) LAN
10 1 (0.097%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (39.79%) SQL Server
2 117 (11.38%) MySQL
3 91 (8.85%) NoSQL
4 76 (7.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 67 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 63 (6.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 45 (4.38%) Relational Database
8 39 (3.79%) Oracle Database
9 38 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
10 32 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 30 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (1.95%) MongoDB
13 19 (1.85%) RDBMS
13 19 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 15 (1.46%) Big Data
16 13 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 11 (1.07%) RavenDB
18 10 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
19 9 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 136 (13.23%) Git (software)
2 96 (9.34%) Visual Studio
3 94 (9.14%) NUnit
4 74 (7.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 69 (6.71%) Rhino Mocks
6 67 (6.52%) Moq
7 61 (5.93%) MSTest
8 59 (5.74%) Subversion
9 42 (4.09%) JIRA
10 36 (3.50%) JUnit
11 32 (3.11%) Selenium
12 18 (1.75%) Eclipse
12 18 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
13 15 (1.46%) Ant
14 14 (1.36%) Jenkins
15 13 (1.26%) Grunt
16 10 (0.97%) Mercurial
17 9 (0.88%) Cucumber
17 9 (0.88%) Maven
18 7 (0.68%) JMeter
General
1 148 (14.40%) Finance
2 66 (6.42%) Retail
2 66 (6.42%) Marketing
3 41 (3.99%) Financial Institution
4 32 (3.11%) Advertising
5 28 (2.72%) Games
6 14 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 10 (0.97%) Back Office
7 10 (0.97%) Banking
8 7 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.68%) Law
8 7 (0.68%) Legal
9 4 (0.39%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.29%) Billing
10 3 (0.29%) Automotive
11 2 (0.19%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.097%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.097%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 601 (58.46%) .NET
2 431 (41.93%) ASP.NET
3 398 (38.72%) HTML
4 339 (32.98%) CSS
5 290 (28.21%) jQuery
6 239 (23.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 193 (18.77%) .NET Framework
8 184 (17.90%) HTML5
9 181 (17.61%) WCF
10 173 (16.83%) Web Services
11 113 (10.99%) CSS3
12 111 (10.80%) XML
13 100 (9.73%) Ajax
14 84 (8.17%) ASP.NET Web API
15 81 (7.88%) WPF
16 78 (7.59%) RESTful
17 74 (7.20%) REST
18 73 (7.10%) LINQ
19 71 (6.91%) SOAP
19 71 (6.91%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.23%) Inversion of Control
2 62 (6.03%) Mobile App
3 47 (4.57%) Computer Science
4 44 (4.28%) User Experience
4 44 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
6 34 (3.31%) N-Tier
7 31 (3.02%) Social Media
8 19 (1.85%) Open Source
9 14 (1.36%) Client/Server
9 14 (1.36%) W3C
10 11 (1.07%) BBC
11 9 (0.88%) Data Integration
12 8 (0.78%) Telematics
13 7 (0.68%) iPad
13 7 (0.68%) iPhone
13 7 (0.68%) Replication
13 7 (0.68%) NHS
14 6 (0.58%) Animation
14 6 (0.58%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 121 (11.77%) Windows
2 66 (6.42%) Linux
3 52 (5.06%) Apple iOS
4 51 (4.96%) Android
5 32 (3.11%) UNIX
6 13 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (0.68%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.29%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.19%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (37.45%) MVC
3 255 (24.81%) TDD
4 188 (18.29%) Scrum
5 144 (14.01%) Web Application Development
6 135 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
7 124 (12.06%) OO
8 114 (11.09%) Dependency Injection
9 108 (10.51%) BDD
10 80 (7.78%) Kanban
11 75 (7.30%) Web Development
12 70 (6.81%) Unit Testing
13 66 (6.42%) SOA
14 62 (6.03%) E-Commerce
14 62 (6.03%) MVVM
15 55 (5.35%) OOP
16 47 (4.57%) Risk Management
17 45 (4.38%) Software Engineering
18 42 (4.09%) Web Design
18 42 (4.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 572 (55.64%) C#
2 413 (40.18%) JavaScript
3 364 (35.41%) SQL
4 186 (18.09%) Java
5 149 (14.49%) PHP
6 139 (13.52%) VB.NET
7 117 (11.38%) VB
8 97 (9.44%) T-SQL
9 47 (4.57%) C++
10 46 (4.47%) Ruby
11 36 (3.50%) PL/SQL
12 34 (3.31%) VB6
13 31 (3.02%) C
14 24 (2.33%) PHP5
15 23 (2.24%) PowerShell
16 13 (1.26%) VBA
17 11 (1.07%) Objective-C
18 8 (0.78%) Python
18 8 (0.78%) Shell Script
19 5 (0.49%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 92 (8.95%) Degree
2 15 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.17%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.19%) MCP
5 2 (0.19%) MCT
5 2 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.097%) MCSE
6 1 (0.097%) MCSA
6 1 (0.097%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (0.68%) QA
2 6 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.097%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.78%) Docker
3 7 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.097%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (0.49%) Puppet
1 5 (0.49%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 176 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 119 (11.58%) Oracle
3 42 (4.09%) Facebook
4 22 (2.14%) Google
4 22 (2.14%) EPiServer
5 20 (1.95%) Eloqua
6 19 (1.85%) Apple
7 18 (1.75%) Informatica
8 16 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (1.46%) Teradata
10 14 (1.36%) Ab Initio
10 14 (1.36%) IBM
11 11 (1.07%) Yahoo!
11 11 (1.07%) Zend
12 10 (0.97%) VMware
12 10 (0.97%) Sitecore
12 10 (0.97%) Sony
13 9 (0.88%) Adobe
14 7 (0.68%) Talend
15 6 (0.58%) Twitter
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