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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 85 76 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 47 35 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.41% 2.21% 4.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 2.36% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 34 33 87
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
1827 1486 2031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.50% 93.99% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1488 1213 1674
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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
Macclesfield +12 12 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Crewe +3 11 £50,250 +52.27% 1
Knutsford -5 4 £40,000 +55.33% 2
Warrington -21 4 £40,000 - 2
Wilmslow -8 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Runcorn +1 1 - -
Chester -5 1 - -
Nantwich - 1 - -
Northwich - 1 £47,500 - 1
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 103 (80.47%) C#
1 103 (80.47%) .NET
2 75 (58.59%) SQL Server
3 72 (56.25%) ASP.NET
4 64 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 64 (50.00%) MVC
5 56 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (36.72%) .NET Framework
7 43 (33.59%) CSS
8 42 (32.81%) SQL
9 39 (30.47%) TDD
10 37 (28.91%) HTML
11 31 (24.22%) jQuery
11 31 (24.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 30 (23.44%) Web Services
13 27 (21.09%) OO
13 27 (21.09%) SharePoint
13 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
14 25 (19.53%) HTML5
14 25 (19.53%) WCF
15 24 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (17.19%) Windows
16 22 (17.19%) T-SQL
17 21 (16.41%) Finance
17 21 (16.41%) Retail
18 19 (14.84%) WPF
18 19 (14.84%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (14.84%) BDD
19 18 (14.06%) CSS3

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 27 (21.09%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.38%) Node.js
3 11 (8.59%) IIS
4 6 (4.69%) Apache
4 6 (4.69%) nginx
4 6 (4.69%) uWSGI
5 3 (2.34%) Flash Media Server
6 2 (1.56%) Confluence
6 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.56%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.78%) SAS
7 1 (0.78%) CMS
7 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) MS Office
2 4 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.78%) Magento
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.03%) Wireless
2 2 (1.56%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (58.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (11.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (7.81%) MySQL
4 10 (7.81%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.47%) Big Data
5 7 (5.47%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.78%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.78%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 18 (14.06%) Subversion
2 13 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (7.81%) Git (software)
4 9 (7.03%) JIRA
5 6 (4.69%) JUnit
5 6 (4.69%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.69%) Mercurial
6 5 (3.91%) NUnit
7 3 (2.34%) Selenium
7 3 (2.34%) FlexUnit
8 2 (1.56%) StyleCop
8 2 (1.56%) NDepend
8 2 (1.56%) Ant
8 2 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.78%) Maven
9 1 (0.78%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.78%) Gradle
General
1 21 (16.41%) Finance
1 21 (16.41%) Retail
2 10 (7.81%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.78%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.78%) Local Government
5 1 (0.78%) Back Office
5 1 (0.78%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (80.47%) .NET
2 72 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 47 (36.72%) .NET Framework
4 43 (33.59%) CSS
5 37 (28.91%) HTML
6 31 (24.22%) jQuery
6 31 (24.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 30 (23.44%) Web Services
8 25 (19.53%) WCF
8 25 (19.53%) HTML5
9 24 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (14.84%) WPF
11 18 (14.06%) XML
11 18 (14.06%) CSS3
12 17 (13.28%) NHibernate
13 16 (12.50%) LINQ
13 16 (12.50%) SOAP
14 13 (10.16%) XSLT
15 12 (9.38%) RESTful
16 10 (7.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Blog
2 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.34%) User Experience
3 3 (2.34%) W3C
4 2 (1.56%) Firmware
4 2 (1.56%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.56%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.56%) New Media
5 1 (0.78%) Statistics
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.19%) Windows
2 17 (13.28%) Linux
3 12 (9.38%) Android
3 12 (9.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (50.00%) MVC
2 56 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (30.47%) TDD
4 27 (21.09%) OO
5 24 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (14.84%) BDD
7 13 (10.16%) Software Engineering
8 12 (9.38%) Scrum
8 12 (9.38%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.59%) SOA
10 10 (7.81%) Validation
11 9 (7.03%) Risk Management
11 9 (7.03%) Automated Testing
11 9 (7.03%) Customer Engagement
11 9 (7.03%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.25%) Integration Testing
12 8 (6.25%) Web Development
13 7 (5.47%) OOP
13 7 (5.47%) OOD
14 5 (3.91%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 103 (80.47%) C#
2 64 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 42 (32.81%) SQL
4 22 (17.19%) T-SQL
5 17 (13.28%) Java
6 12 (9.38%) C++
7 11 (8.59%) PHP
7 11 (8.59%) VB
8 9 (7.03%) XPath
9 7 (5.47%) Python
10 3 (2.34%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.56%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.56%) C
12 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.78%) Perl
12 1 (0.78%) VB6
12 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (1.56%) HND
2 2 (1.56%) ISEB
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.56%) XenApp
1 2 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.03%) JBoss
3 6 (4.69%) Rackspace
4 4 (3.13%) Oracle
5 3 (2.34%) Adobe
6 2 (1.56%) Citrix
6 2 (1.56%) VMware
6 2 (1.56%) AppSense
6 2 (1.56%) Telerik
6 2 (1.56%) SAP
6 2 (1.56%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.56%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.56%) Twitter
7 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.78%) Zend
Crewe, Cheshire
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Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich
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Salary: £44000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Macclesfield
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Macclesfield
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 35000-40000 Per Annum Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Macclesfield
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Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Macclesfield
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Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago