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 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
Senior Developer
Rank 53 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 72 76 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.99% 4.71% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.25% 5.03% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 60 71 97
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,050 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £41,100
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
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%

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 January 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 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 -3 14 £40,500 +1.25% 5
Chester +5 12 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Macclesfield -9 11 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Wilmslow +2 9 £47,500 +26.66%
Ellesmere Port - 5 £40,000 -
Northwich - 4 £45,750 - 1
Crewe +15 2 £42,000 +20.00% 1
Daresbury - 2 - -
Knutsford +2 1 £44,000 -7.36% 1
Runcorn - 1 - - 1
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 80 (61.07%) JavaScript
1 80 (61.07%) SQL
2 78 (59.54%) HTML
2 78 (59.54%) CSS
3 73 (55.73%) C#
4 71 (54.20%) .NET
5 65 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (46.56%) MVC
7 60 (45.80%) jQuery
8 57 (43.51%) SQL Server
9 54 (41.22%) ASP.NET
10 49 (37.40%) Web Services
11 45 (34.35%) .NET Framework
12 41 (31.30%) HTML5
13 37 (28.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 34 (25.95%) T-SQL
15 32 (24.43%) ASP.NET MVC
16 31 (23.66%) Linux
17 28 (21.37%) Windows
17 28 (21.37%) Java
18 27 (20.61%) NoSQL
19 26 (19.85%) Apple iOS
19 26 (19.85%) CSS3
19 26 (19.85%) Android
19 26 (19.85%) TDD
20 24 (18.32%) Subversion
20 24 (18.32%) E-Commerce
20 24 (18.32%) Node.js
21 23 (17.56%) Git (software)
21 23 (17.56%) Degree

Senior 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 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 (18.32%) Node.js
2 9 (6.87%) JBoss
2 9 (6.87%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.11%) WordPress
4 7 (5.34%) IIS
5 6 (4.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.05%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.05%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.29%) CMS
7 3 (2.29%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (2.29%) Flash Media Server
8 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.58%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) Wireless
2 3 (2.29%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (43.51%) SQL Server
2 37 (28.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (20.61%) NoSQL
4 22 (16.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (16.03%) Relational Database
6 16 (12.21%) Big Data
7 13 (9.92%) Oracle Database
8 9 (6.87%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (6.11%) MongoDB
9 8 (6.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (4.58%) RavenDB
11 6 (4.58%) RDBMS
11 6 (4.58%) MySQL
12 5 (3.82%) SQLite
13 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (1.53%) DataStage
15 1 (0.76%) Couchbase
15 1 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (18.32%) Subversion
2 23 (17.56%) Git (software)
3 15 (11.45%) NUnit
4 12 (9.16%) Visual Studio
5 11 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (5.34%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (4.58%) Selenium
8 5 (3.82%) JUnit
9 4 (3.05%) JIRA
10 3 (2.29%) Moq
10 3 (2.29%) FlexUnit
10 3 (2.29%) Maven
11 2 (1.53%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (1.53%) Gradle
11 2 (1.53%) Ant
12 1 (0.76%) Grunt
12 1 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.76%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.76%) Artifactory
General
1 13 (9.92%) Retail
2 12 (9.16%) Finance
3 9 (6.87%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.29%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Games
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (59.54%) HTML
1 78 (59.54%) CSS
2 71 (54.20%) .NET
3 60 (45.80%) jQuery
4 54 (41.22%) ASP.NET
5 49 (37.40%) Web Services
6 45 (34.35%) .NET Framework
7 41 (31.30%) HTML5
8 32 (24.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (19.85%) CSS3
10 23 (17.56%) XML
11 19 (14.50%) WebSockets
12 18 (13.74%) WCF
13 17 (12.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 16 (12.21%) WebRTC
15 15 (11.45%) Ajax
15 15 (11.45%) JSON
16 14 (10.69%) XSLT
16 14 (10.69%) LINQ
17 13 (9.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.58%) User Experience
3 5 (3.82%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.05%) W3C
4 4 (3.05%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.53%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.53%) Telematics
5 2 (1.53%) Open Source
5 2 (1.53%) New Media
6 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.66%) Linux
2 28 (21.37%) Windows
3 26 (19.85%) Apple iOS
3 26 (19.85%) Android
4 10 (7.63%) UNIX
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (46.56%) MVC
3 26 (19.85%) TDD
4 24 (18.32%) E-Commerce
5 21 (16.03%) Scrum
6 20 (15.27%) OO
7 19 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (14.50%) Unit Testing
8 11 (8.40%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (6.87%) ETL
9 9 (6.87%) Validation
9 9 (6.87%) Migration
9 9 (6.87%) Risk Management
9 9 (6.87%) Customer Engagement
9 9 (6.87%) Automated Testing
9 9 (6.87%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.11%) Load Balancing
10 8 (6.11%) Time Management
10 8 (6.11%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.34%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 80 (61.07%) JavaScript
1 80 (61.07%) SQL
2 73 (55.73%) C#
3 34 (25.95%) T-SQL
4 28 (21.37%) Java
5 23 (17.56%) C++
6 21 (16.03%) PHP
7 17 (12.98%) VB
8 9 (6.87%) VB.NET
8 9 (6.87%) XPath
9 8 (6.11%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.58%) VB6
10 6 (4.58%) C
11 5 (3.82%) PHP5
12 4 (3.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (17.56%) Degree
2 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.76%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (14.50%) Oracle
2 12 (9.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.29%) Adobe
3 3 (2.29%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.53%) Talend
4 2 (1.53%) Ab Initio
4 2 (1.53%) Informatica
5 1 (0.76%) Sybase
5 1 (0.76%) IBM
5 1 (0.76%) Perforce
5 1 (0.76%) Vertica
5 1 (0.76%) Zend
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Discounts
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, holidays,
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Northwich
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Knutsford
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago