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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 523 590 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.58% 34.91% 45.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.70% 36.90% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 462 526 892
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
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
1761 1599 2132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.88% 94.62% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1522 1285 1852
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 £24,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +2 125 £35,000 - 21
Macclesfield 0 77 £41,500 +18.57% 17
Chester 0 56 £37,500 +4.89% 12
Wilmslow -2 45 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Crewe 0 38 £36,250 -6.45% 7
Knutsford 0 32 £40,000 +11.11% 4
Northwich 0 24 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Ellesmere Port 0 18 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Runcorn +2 12 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Nantwich -1 5 £27,000 -22.85% 1
Sandbach - 5 - -
Daresbury - 2 £50,000 -
Frodsham - 2 £32,750 -
Alderley Edge - 2 £41,500 -
Middlewich - 1 £31,000 -
Winsford - 1 £40,000 -
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 700 (62.50%) .NET
2 663 (59.20%) C#
3 531 (47.41%) SQL Server
4 513 (45.80%) ASP.NET
5 469 (41.88%) JavaScript
6 468 (41.79%) HTML
7 454 (40.54%) SQL
8 434 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
9 420 (37.50%) MVC
10 403 (35.98%) CSS
11 325 (29.02%) jQuery
12 290 (25.89%) TDD
13 261 (23.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 213 (19.02%) WCF
15 208 (18.57%) .NET Framework
16 207 (18.48%) Web Services
16 207 (18.48%) Microsoft
17 198 (17.68%) HTML5
18 181 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
19 180 (16.07%) Scrum
20 179 (15.98%) OO
21 177 (15.80%) Java
22 175 (15.63%) T-SQL
23 167 (14.91%) Windows
24 163 (14.55%) Finance
25 160 (14.29%) Git (software)
26 150 (13.39%) Web Application Development
27 149 (13.30%) VB.NET
28 148 (13.21%) XML
29 140 (12.50%) MySQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 69 (6.16%) Node.js
2 61 (5.45%) CMS
3 57 (5.09%) Umbraco
4 52 (4.64%) WordPress
5 49 (4.38%) IIS
6 38 (3.39%) SharePoint
7 29 (2.59%) WebSphere
8 23 (2.05%) Apache
9 21 (1.88%) Tomcat
10 20 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
11 13 (1.16%) NServiceBus
11 13 (1.16%) JBoss
11 13 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 9 (0.80%) Drupal
13 7 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
15 5 (0.45%) MODX
15 5 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
16 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.36%) Lync
Applications
1 86 (7.68%) MS Excel
2 48 (4.29%) Photoshop
3 12 (1.07%) MS Office
4 8 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.45%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.089%) InDesign
7 1 (0.089%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 22 (1.96%) Magento
2 11 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.18%) Tridion
6 1 (0.089%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 55 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.25%) Amazon S3
4 7 (0.63%) SaaS
5 6 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 72 (6.43%) Internet
2 45 (4.02%) HTTP
3 25 (2.23%) Wireless
4 13 (1.16%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.89%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.45%) ATM
7 4 (0.36%) Intranet
7 4 (0.36%) FTP
8 3 (0.27%) Firewall
8 3 (0.27%) Network Security
9 2 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.18%) LDAP
9 2 (0.18%) SSL
10 1 (0.089%) Broadband
10 1 (0.089%) LAN
10 1 (0.089%) SMS
10 1 (0.089%) WAN
10 1 (0.089%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (47.41%) SQL Server
2 140 (12.50%) MySQL
3 112 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 94 (8.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 90 (8.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 81 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 79 (7.05%) Relational Database
8 76 (6.79%) NoSQL
9 28 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 27 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (1.79%) MongoDB
12 20 (1.79%) RDBMS
13 17 (1.52%) DTS
13 17 (1.52%) Oracle Database
14 16 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 15 (1.34%) Big Data
16 12 (1.07%) DB2
17 11 (0.98%) MS Access
18 7 (0.63%) Informix
Development Applications
1 160 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 131 (11.70%) Visual Studio
3 120 (10.71%) NUnit
4 100 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 92 (8.21%) Rhino Mocks
6 79 (7.05%) MSTest
7 75 (6.70%) Moq
8 72 (6.43%) Subversion
9 61 (5.45%) JIRA
10 44 (3.93%) Selenium
11 40 (3.57%) JUnit
12 22 (1.96%) Cucumber
13 19 (1.70%) Jenkins
14 17 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 16 (1.43%) Ant
16 15 (1.34%) Eclipse
17 13 (1.16%) Grunt
18 12 (1.07%) Maven
19 9 (0.80%) Jasmine
20 8 (0.71%) TeamCity
General
1 163 (14.55%) Finance
2 83 (7.41%) Marketing
3 66 (5.89%) Retail
4 39 (3.48%) Advertising
5 26 (2.32%) Financial Institution
6 22 (1.96%) Games
7 15 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 11 (0.98%) Back Office
9 9 (0.80%) Banking
10 8 (0.71%) Legal
11 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.27%) Billing
11 3 (0.27%) Law
12 2 (0.18%) Publishing
13 1 (0.089%) Local Government
13 1 (0.089%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.089%) Electronics
13 1 (0.089%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 700 (62.50%) .NET
2 513 (45.80%) ASP.NET
3 468 (41.79%) HTML
4 403 (35.98%) CSS
5 325 (29.02%) jQuery
6 261 (23.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 213 (19.02%) WCF
8 208 (18.57%) .NET Framework
9 207 (18.48%) Web Services
10 198 (17.68%) HTML5
11 148 (13.21%) XML
12 138 (12.32%) Ajax
13 137 (12.23%) LINQ
14 130 (11.61%) CSS3
15 101 (9.02%) WPF
16 94 (8.39%) Castle Windsor
17 88 (7.86%) RESTful
18 85 (7.59%) SOAP
19 79 (7.05%) WinForms
19 79 (7.05%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 75 (6.70%) Inversion of Control
2 60 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 52 (4.64%) Mobile App
4 51 (4.55%) User Experience
4 51 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
6 36 (3.21%) Open Source
7 35 (3.13%) Social Media
8 30 (2.68%) Social Network
9 16 (1.43%) N-Tier
10 12 (1.07%) W3C
10 12 (1.07%) Replication
11 10 (0.89%) BBC
12 8 (0.71%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.54%) Blog
14 5 (0.45%) Streaming Music
14 5 (0.45%) Mobile Games
14 5 (0.45%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.36%) STB
15 4 (0.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 167 (14.91%) Windows
2 81 (7.23%) Linux
3 68 (6.07%) Apple iOS
4 64 (5.71%) Android
5 36 (3.21%) UNIX
6 10 (0.89%) AIX
7 7 (0.63%) Windows Phone 8
7 7 (0.63%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.089%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.089%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 420 (37.50%) MVC
3 290 (25.89%) TDD
4 181 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
5 180 (16.07%) Scrum
6 179 (15.98%) OO
7 150 (13.39%) Web Application Development
8 118 (10.54%) Dependency Injection
9 107 (9.55%) BDD
10 95 (8.48%) Kanban
11 88 (7.86%) MVVM
12 81 (7.23%) E-Commerce
13 70 (6.25%) Software Engineering
14 67 (5.98%) OOP
15 59 (5.27%) SOA
16 49 (4.38%) Web Development
17 45 (4.02%) Unit Testing
18 41 (3.66%) Responsive Web Design
19 33 (2.95%) Business Intelligence
19 33 (2.95%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 663 (59.20%) C#
2 469 (41.88%) JavaScript
3 454 (40.54%) SQL
4 177 (15.80%) Java
5 175 (15.63%) T-SQL
6 149 (13.30%) VB.NET
7 135 (12.05%) PHP
8 104 (9.29%) VB
9 63 (5.63%) C++
10 43 (3.84%) Ruby
11 32 (2.86%) PHP5
12 30 (2.68%) VB6
13 27 (2.41%) PL/SQL
14 22 (1.96%) C
15 20 (1.79%) Python
16 19 (1.70%) PowerShell
17 12 (1.07%) Shell Script
17 12 (1.07%) Perl
18 11 (0.98%) VBA
19 10 (0.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 100 (8.93%) Degree
2 19 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.98%) MCP
5 9 (0.80%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.80%) MCTS
6 8 (0.71%) MCAD
6 8 (0.71%) MCSD
7 2 (0.18%) MCT
7 2 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.089%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.79%) SLA
1 20 (1.79%) QA
2 2 (0.18%) HL7
3 1 (0.089%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.089%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.45%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.45%) Docker
3 3 (0.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.089%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.089%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (0.45%) Puppet
1 5 (0.45%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.36%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.18%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.089%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 207 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 92 (8.21%) Oracle
3 56 (5.00%) Facebook
4 36 (3.21%) IBM
5 33 (2.95%) EPiServer
6 27 (2.41%) Eloqua
7 26 (2.32%) Twitter
8 24 (2.14%) Google
9 22 (1.96%) Sitecore
10 15 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.16%) Apple
12 11 (0.98%) Yahoo!
13 10 (0.89%) Sony
13 10 (0.89%) Zend
14 9 (0.80%) VMware
15 8 (0.71%) Telerik
15 8 (0.71%) Perforce
15 8 (0.71%) Adobe
16 7 (0.63%) Sybase
16 7 (0.63%) SAP
Northwich, Cheshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Private Medical, Pension, Bonus, Etc
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Private Medical, Pension, Bonus, Etc
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £38k + pkg
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Tarporley, Cheshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago