The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 42 38 67
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 85 78 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.67% 4.92% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.96% 5.23% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 73 74 62
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £34,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Senior 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
1713 1491 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.12% 94.01% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1342 1137 1421
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 £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Cheshire region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 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 18 £40,500 +1.25% 1
Macclesfield -9 14 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Chester +3 10 £42,500 - 2
Ellesmere Port - 6 £40,000 -
Wilmslow +3 5 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Daresbury - 3 - -
Crewe +8 2 £36,250 +6.61% 2
Northwich - 2 £42,000 -
Runcorn -9 1 - - 1
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 95 (65.07%) JavaScript
2 91 (62.33%) HTML
3 90 (61.64%) CSS
4 88 (60.27%) SQL
5 78 (53.42%) C#
6 75 (51.37%) .NET
7 69 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (45.89%) jQuery
9 57 (39.04%) ASP.NET
10 55 (37.67%) SQL Server
11 52 (35.62%) MVC
12 47 (32.19%) Web Services
13 45 (30.82%) HTML5
14 40 (27.40%) .NET Framework
15 32 (21.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 30 (20.55%) ASP.NET MVC
17 28 (19.18%) T-SQL
17 28 (19.18%) Linux
18 27 (18.49%) TDD
19 26 (17.81%) E-Commerce
20 25 (17.12%) Oracle
20 25 (17.12%) Scrum
20 25 (17.12%) NoSQL
21 24 (16.44%) Node.js
21 24 (16.44%) PHP
22 23 (15.75%) CSS3
23 22 (15.07%) Java
23 22 (15.07%) Visual Studio
24 21 (14.38%) Apple iOS
24 21 (14.38%) Android

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (16.44%) Node.js
2 10 (6.85%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.16%) IIS
4 8 (5.48%) WordPress
5 7 (4.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.74%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.05%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.05%) JBoss
8 2 (1.37%) CMS
8 2 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.68%) Flash Media Server
9 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.48%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.05%) Wireless
2 2 (1.37%) GPRS
2 2 (1.37%) UMTS
2 2 (1.37%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (37.67%) SQL Server
2 32 (21.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (17.12%) NoSQL
4 20 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (13.01%) Relational Database
6 18 (12.33%) Oracle Database
7 14 (9.59%) Big Data
8 12 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (6.16%) MongoDB
11 8 (5.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (4.79%) RavenDB
12 7 (4.79%) RDBMS
13 6 (4.11%) SQLite
14 5 (3.42%) MySQL
15 3 (2.05%) DataStage
16 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 1 (0.68%) Redis
17 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (15.07%) Visual Studio
2 20 (13.70%) Subversion
3 18 (12.33%) Git (software)
4 13 (8.90%) NUnit
5 11 (7.53%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.74%) Selenium
7 4 (2.74%) Moq
8 3 (2.05%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (2.05%) JIRA
8 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.37%) Maven
9 2 (1.37%) JUnit
10 1 (0.68%) Ant
10 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.68%) Mockito
10 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (6.16%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Retail
3 3 (2.05%) Marketing
3 3 (2.05%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.68%) Law
4 1 (0.68%) Legal
4 1 (0.68%) Games
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (62.33%) HTML
2 90 (61.64%) CSS
3 75 (51.37%) .NET
4 67 (45.89%) jQuery
5 57 (39.04%) ASP.NET
6 47 (32.19%) Web Services
7 45 (30.82%) HTML5
8 40 (27.40%) .NET Framework
9 30 (20.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (15.75%) CSS3
11 19 (13.01%) JSON
12 17 (11.64%) Ajax
13 16 (10.96%) XML
14 15 (10.27%) WebSockets
15 13 (8.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 12 (8.22%) AngularJS
16 12 (8.22%) WebRTC
16 12 (8.22%) WCF
17 10 (6.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 10 (6.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.96%) Mobile App
2 12 (8.22%) N-Tier
3 7 (4.79%) W3C
4 6 (4.11%) User Experience
5 5 (3.42%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.74%) Open Source
7 3 (2.05%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.37%) Telematics
8 2 (1.37%) New Media
8 2 (1.37%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.18%) Linux
2 21 (14.38%) Android
2 21 (14.38%) Apple iOS
3 20 (13.70%) Windows
4 9 (6.16%) UNIX
5 3 (2.05%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.37%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.37%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.37%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (35.62%) MVC
3 27 (18.49%) TDD
4 26 (17.81%) E-Commerce
5 25 (17.12%) Scrum
6 16 (10.96%) Unit Testing
7 14 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (8.22%) Time Management
8 12 (8.22%) Dependency Injection
8 12 (8.22%) Migration
8 12 (8.22%) ETL
9 9 (6.16%) OO
10 8 (5.48%) Load Balancing
10 8 (5.48%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (4.79%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.79%) BDD
11 7 (4.79%) AOP
11 7 (4.79%) OOP
11 7 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 95 (65.07%) JavaScript
2 88 (60.27%) SQL
3 78 (53.42%) C#
4 28 (19.18%) T-SQL
5 24 (16.44%) PHP
6 22 (15.07%) Java
7 20 (13.70%) C++
8 18 (12.33%) VB.NET
9 17 (11.64%) VB
10 12 (8.22%) PL/SQL
11 8 (5.48%) VB6
12 7 (4.79%) PHP5
12 7 (4.79%) C
13 4 (2.74%) VBScript
14 3 (2.05%) XPath
15 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (13.70%) Degree
2 4 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (17.12%) Oracle
2 17 (11.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.05%) Informatica
3 3 (2.05%) Ab Initio
3 3 (2.05%) Talend
4 2 (1.37%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.37%) Apple
5 1 (0.68%) Perforce
5 1 (0.68%) Vertica
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe
5 1 (0.68%) Sybase
5 1 (0.68%) IBM
Runcorn, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
D4 Digital
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 8 days ago
Frodsham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Wilmslow
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Wilmslow
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Knutsford
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Knutsford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago