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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 76 52 94
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 48 78 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.73% 4.57% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 4.75% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 44 76 24
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,900 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
1671 1641 1733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.94% 96.25% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1272 1408
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 £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +12 23 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Wilmslow +1 4 £42,500 +8.28% 1
Macclesfield +13 2 £35,500 +2.89%
Northwich +2 2 - -
Crewe -15 2 £34,000 -26.08% 2
Nantwich +12 1 £45,000 -25.00%
Knutsford -6 1 £47,500 +39.70% 1
Chester -18 1 £45,000 - 3
Runcorn - 1 £42,500 -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 73 (60.83%) HTML
2 71 (59.17%) JavaScript
3 69 (57.50%) CSS
4 64 (53.33%) .NET
5 57 (47.50%) C#
6 49 (40.83%) jQuery
7 48 (40.00%) SQL
8 46 (38.33%) ASP.NET
9 44 (36.67%) SQL Server
10 43 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (30.00%) MVC
12 31 (25.83%) Web Services
13 26 (21.67%) Java
14 24 (20.00%) HTML5
15 23 (19.17%) AngularJS
16 22 (18.33%) Microsoft
17 20 (16.67%) VB.NET
18 19 (15.83%) MS Excel
19 18 (15.00%) T-SQL
19 18 (15.00%) TDD
19 18 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 18 (15.00%) .NET Framework
20 16 (13.33%) Web Development
20 16 (13.33%) WPF
20 16 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
20 16 (13.33%) Scrum
20 16 (13.33%) Oracle
20 16 (13.33%) N-Tier
21 15 (12.50%) Finance
21 15 (12.50%) RESTful

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (10.83%) Node.js
2 7 (5.83%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.00%) IIS
4 4 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.50%) Apache
5 3 (2.50%) WordPress
6 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.83%) CMS
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (15.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.67%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.83%) Magento
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) Internet
2 2 (1.67%) Wireless
2 2 (1.67%) GPRS
2 2 (1.67%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (10.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (10.83%) Oracle Database
4 12 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 11 (9.17%) NoSQL
6 10 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
9 4 (3.33%) RavenDB
9 4 (3.33%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.50%) MySQL
10 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.67%) DataStage
11 2 (1.67%) Big Data
11 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.83%) Redis
12 1 (0.83%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.50%) Oracle APEX
2 9 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.17%) Grunt
3 5 (4.17%) gulp
4 4 (3.33%) Bower
4 4 (3.33%) Moq
4 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.83%) JUnit
7 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.83%) NUnit
7 1 (0.83%) Subversion
7 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (12.50%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.67%) Billing
3 4 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.83%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (60.83%) HTML
2 69 (57.50%) CSS
3 64 (53.33%) .NET
4 49 (40.83%) jQuery
5 46 (38.33%) ASP.NET
6 31 (25.83%) Web Services
7 24 (20.00%) HTML5
8 23 (19.17%) AngularJS
9 18 (15.00%) .NET Framework
10 16 (13.33%) WPF
10 16 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (12.50%) RESTful
12 14 (11.67%) Entity Framework
13 13 (10.83%) WinForms
14 12 (10.00%) JSON
14 12 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (8.33%) WCF
16 9 (7.50%) REST
17 8 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) N-Tier
2 9 (7.50%) User Experience
3 6 (5.00%) W3C
3 6 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.50%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.67%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.83%) New Media
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.67%) Windows
2 7 (5.83%) Linux
3 4 (3.33%) Android
3 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.67%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.67%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (1.67%) Windows CE
4 2 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.83%) AIX
5 1 (0.83%) UNIX
5 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.00%) MVC
3 18 (15.00%) TDD
4 16 (13.33%) Web Development
4 16 (13.33%) Scrum
5 13 (10.83%) OOP
6 11 (9.17%) E-Commerce
6 11 (9.17%) Time Management
6 11 (9.17%) MVVM
7 10 (8.33%) Web Application Development
7 10 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 10 (8.33%) ETL
7 10 (8.33%) Migration
8 8 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (6.67%) OO
8 8 (6.67%) SOA
8 8 (6.67%) SDLC
9 7 (5.83%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.00%) Web Design
10 6 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (59.17%) JavaScript
2 57 (47.50%) C#
3 48 (40.00%) SQL
4 26 (21.67%) Java
5 20 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 18 (15.00%) T-SQL
7 13 (10.83%) PHP
8 11 (9.17%) VB
9 9 (7.50%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.17%) VB6
11 4 (3.33%) C++
12 3 (2.50%) PHP5
13 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.83%) XAML
13 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (9.17%) Degree
2 4 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) HL7
2 1 (0.83%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (1.67%) Talend
3 2 (1.67%) hybris
3 2 (1.67%) Adobe
3 2 (1.67%) Informatica
3 2 (1.67%) Apple
3 2 (1.67%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.83%) Zend
4 1 (0.83%) Vertica
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