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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 510 519 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.29% 32.16% 46.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.11% 34.33% 48.72%
Number of salaries quoted 435 471 883
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
1694 1512 2024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.95% 93.68% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1184 1720
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -1 103 £35,000 - 25
Macclesfield +1 86 £40,000 +3.22% 10
Chester 0 50 £40,000 +6.66% 17
Crewe +1 42 £33,000 -12.00% 7
Wilmslow -1 39 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Knutsford +1 30 £40,000 +11.11% 8
Northwich 0 23 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Ellesmere Port 0 15 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Runcorn +7 13 £36,250 +11.53% 2
Sandbach - 5 - - 1
Nantwich -2 3 £23,500 -32.85% 2
Daresbury - 3 £50,000 -
Frodsham - 2 £32,750 -
Widnes -1 1 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £41,500 - 2
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 646 (61.12%) .NET
2 621 (58.75%) C#
3 481 (45.51%) SQL Server
4 466 (44.09%) ASP.NET
5 428 (40.49%) JavaScript
6 426 (40.30%) SQL
7 422 (39.92%) HTML
8 415 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
9 405 (38.32%) MVC
10 365 (34.53%) CSS
11 299 (28.29%) jQuery
12 266 (25.17%) TDD
13 256 (24.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 199 (18.83%) Web Services
15 198 (18.73%) WCF
16 197 (18.64%) .NET Framework
17 179 (16.93%) Microsoft
18 178 (16.84%) HTML5
19 171 (16.18%) Java
20 170 (16.08%) OO
21 166 (15.70%) Scrum
22 162 (15.33%) T-SQL
22 162 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
23 157 (14.85%) Git (software)
24 156 (14.76%) Windows
25 143 (13.53%) Web Application Development
26 142 (13.43%) VB.NET
26 142 (13.43%) PHP
27 140 (13.25%) Finance
28 135 (12.77%) MySQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 74 (7.00%) Node.js
2 55 (5.20%) CMS
3 44 (4.16%) Umbraco
4 43 (4.07%) IIS
5 39 (3.69%) WordPress
6 37 (3.50%) SharePoint
7 26 (2.46%) Apache
8 18 (1.70%) Tomcat
8 18 (1.70%) WebSphere
9 16 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
10 12 (1.14%) JBoss
11 10 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 8 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.76%) NServiceBus
13 6 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.38%) CICS
15 4 (0.38%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.38%) Flash Media Server
15 4 (0.38%) Lync
Applications
1 72 (6.81%) MS Excel
2 43 (4.07%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.23%) MS Office
4 8 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.095%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 19 (1.80%) Magento
2 10 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.28%) Tridion
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.095%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 59 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.32%) Amazon S3
4 10 (0.95%) SaaS
5 7 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (6.91%) Internet
2 38 (3.60%) HTTP
3 35 (3.31%) Wireless
4 12 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.85%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.38%) ATM
6 4 (0.38%) Intranet
7 3 (0.28%) Network Security
7 3 (0.28%) Firewall
8 2 (0.19%) FTP
8 2 (0.19%) SMS
8 2 (0.19%) SSL
8 2 (0.19%) LDAP
8 2 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.095%) LAN
9 1 (0.095%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 481 (45.51%) SQL Server
2 135 (12.77%) MySQL
3 96 (9.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 91 (8.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 87 (8.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 83 (7.85%) NoSQL
7 76 (7.19%) Relational Database
8 59 (5.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (2.93%) Oracle Database
10 29 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 27 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (1.99%) Big Data
13 20 (1.89%) MongoDB
14 19 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
14 19 (1.80%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 15 (1.42%) DTS
17 11 (1.04%) MS Access
18 9 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
19 8 (0.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 157 (14.85%) Git (software)
2 114 (10.79%) NUnit
3 103 (9.74%) Visual Studio
4 89 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 81 (7.66%) Rhino Mocks
6 75 (7.10%) Moq
7 74 (7.00%) MSTest
8 67 (6.34%) Subversion
9 51 (4.82%) JIRA
10 35 (3.31%) JUnit
10 35 (3.31%) Selenium
11 17 (1.61%) Ant
12 16 (1.51%) Oracle APEX
12 16 (1.51%) Jenkins
13 14 (1.32%) Eclipse
13 14 (1.32%) Cucumber
14 13 (1.23%) Grunt
15 12 (1.14%) Maven
16 8 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 7 (0.66%) SpecFlow
General
1 140 (13.25%) Finance
2 76 (7.19%) Marketing
3 67 (6.34%) Retail
4 36 (3.41%) Financial Institution
5 34 (3.22%) Advertising
6 29 (2.74%) Games
7 18 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.04%) Back Office
9 9 (0.85%) Banking
10 8 (0.76%) Legal
11 4 (0.38%) Billing
12 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.28%) Law
13 2 (0.19%) Publishing
14 1 (0.095%) Local Government
14 1 (0.095%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.095%) Electronics
14 1 (0.095%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 646 (61.12%) .NET
2 466 (44.09%) ASP.NET
3 422 (39.92%) HTML
4 365 (34.53%) CSS
5 299 (28.29%) jQuery
6 256 (24.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 199 (18.83%) Web Services
8 198 (18.73%) WCF
9 197 (18.64%) .NET Framework
10 178 (16.84%) HTML5
11 133 (12.58%) XML
12 126 (11.92%) Ajax
13 120 (11.35%) LINQ
14 116 (10.97%) CSS3
15 94 (8.89%) WPF
16 80 (7.57%) Castle Windsor
16 80 (7.57%) WinForms
16 80 (7.57%) RESTful
17 77 (7.28%) SOAP
18 76 (7.19%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.53%) Inversion of Control
2 55 (5.20%) Computer Science
3 48 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 41 (3.88%) User Experience
6 36 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (3.03%) Social Media
8 22 (2.08%) Social Network
8 22 (2.08%) Open Source
9 16 (1.51%) N-Tier
10 13 (1.23%) W3C
11 11 (1.04%) BBC
11 11 (1.04%) Replication
12 10 (0.95%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.66%) NHS
14 6 (0.57%) Telematics
15 5 (0.47%) STB
15 5 (0.47%) Data Integration
15 5 (0.47%) Mobile Games
15 5 (0.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 156 (14.76%) Windows
2 84 (7.95%) Linux
3 62 (5.87%) Apple iOS
4 61 (5.77%) Android
5 30 (2.84%) UNIX
6 6 (0.57%) AIX
7 5 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.38%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.38%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.095%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (38.32%) MVC
3 266 (25.17%) TDD
4 170 (16.08%) OO
5 166 (15.70%) Scrum
6 162 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
7 143 (13.53%) Web Application Development
8 117 (11.07%) Dependency Injection
9 103 (9.74%) BDD
10 86 (8.14%) Kanban
11 82 (7.76%) MVVM
12 80 (7.57%) E-Commerce
13 62 (5.87%) OOP
14 59 (5.58%) Software Engineering
15 53 (5.01%) SOA
16 51 (4.82%) Unit Testing
17 50 (4.73%) Web Development
18 41 (3.88%) Risk Management
19 37 (3.50%) Customer Engagement
20 34 (3.22%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 621 (58.75%) C#
2 428 (40.49%) JavaScript
3 426 (40.30%) SQL
4 171 (16.18%) Java
5 162 (15.33%) T-SQL
6 142 (13.43%) VB.NET
6 142 (13.43%) PHP
7 106 (10.03%) VB
8 59 (5.58%) C++
9 42 (3.97%) Ruby
10 38 (3.60%) PL/SQL
11 36 (3.41%) PHP5
12 27 (2.55%) VB6
13 21 (1.99%) C
14 20 (1.89%) PowerShell
15 15 (1.42%) VBA
16 14 (1.32%) Python
17 10 (0.95%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.95%) XPath
18 5 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 100 (9.46%) Degree
2 15 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.66%) MCP
6 5 (0.47%) MCTS
7 4 (0.38%) MCAD
7 4 (0.38%) MCSD
8 2 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.19%) MCT
9 1 (0.095%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.89%) SLA
2 10 (0.95%) QA
3 2 (0.19%) HL7
4 1 (0.095%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.66%) Docker
3 6 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.28%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.095%) HDFS
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (0.47%) Vagrant
1 5 (0.47%) Puppet
2 2 (0.19%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.095%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.095%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 179 (16.93%) Microsoft
2 100 (9.46%) Oracle
3 52 (4.92%) Facebook
4 26 (2.46%) EPiServer
5 24 (2.27%) Eloqua
5 24 (2.27%) IBM
6 21 (1.99%) Google
7 18 (1.70%) Twitter
7 18 (1.70%) Sitecore
8 17 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (1.32%) Apple
10 11 (1.04%) Yahoo!
11 10 (0.95%) Informatica
11 10 (0.95%) VMware
11 10 (0.95%) Sony
12 9 (0.85%) Zend
13 8 (0.76%) Teradata
14 7 (0.66%) Ab Initio
14 7 (0.66%) Sybase
15 6 (0.57%) Business Objects
Northwich, Cheshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 10% Pension and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent bensefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, holidays,
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent, Bonus, Pension, Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago