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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 68 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 62 76 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.24% 4.39% 5.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 4.63% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 51 68 95
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
1772 1641 1928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.48% 94.80% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1553 1342 1621
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 £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +16 15 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Wilmslow -4 12 £40,000 -1.84%
Warrington -24 10 £42,500 +6.25%
Chester +3 9 £48,750 +21.87% 6
Crewe +12 8 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Knutsford +1 5 £44,000 -12.00% 2
Runcorn +2 2 - -
Northwich - 2 £52,500 - 3
Nantwich -1 1 - -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 84 (71.79%) .NET
2 83 (70.94%) C#
3 66 (56.41%) SQL Server
4 65 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 59 (50.43%) JavaScript
6 57 (48.72%) MVC
6 57 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (44.44%) SQL
8 50 (42.74%) CSS
9 49 (41.88%) HTML
10 40 (34.19%) Web Services
11 39 (33.33%) .NET Framework
12 34 (29.06%) HTML5
13 33 (28.21%) jQuery
14 31 (26.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (25.64%) WCF
16 28 (23.93%) TDD
17 25 (21.37%) Windows
17 25 (21.37%) OO
17 25 (21.37%) T-SQL
18 24 (20.51%) Java
18 24 (20.51%) XML
19 21 (17.95%) Linux
20 19 (16.24%) Finance
20 19 (16.24%) Retail
21 18 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 18 (15.38%) Apple iOS
21 18 (15.38%) CSS3
21 18 (15.38%) Android
22 17 (14.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.11%) Node.js
3 9 (7.69%) JBoss
4 8 (6.84%) IIS
5 5 (4.27%) WordPress
6 3 (2.56%) nginx
6 3 (2.56%) uWSGI
6 3 (2.56%) Apache
6 3 (2.56%) Flash Media Server
7 2 (1.71%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.71%) Confluence
8 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.85%) SAS
8 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.85%) CMS
8 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.69%) Wireless
2 2 (1.71%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.85%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 12 (10.26%) Relational Database
5 10 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (7.69%) Big Data
7 8 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (5.13%) MySQL
8 6 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.56%) SQLite
10 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.85%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.85%) Redis
11 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 17 (14.53%) Subversion
2 14 (11.97%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (8.55%) Visual Studio
4 8 (6.84%) JIRA
5 7 (5.98%) NUnit
6 6 (5.13%) Selenium
7 5 (4.27%) JUnit
8 3 (2.56%) Maven
8 3 (2.56%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.56%) FlexUnit
9 2 (1.71%) StyleCop
9 2 (1.71%) NDepend
9 2 (1.71%) Ant
9 2 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.71%) Gradle
10 1 (0.85%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 19 (16.24%) Finance
1 19 (16.24%) Retail
2 9 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.85%) Local Government
4 1 (0.85%) Back Office
4 1 (0.85%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (71.79%) .NET
2 65 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 50 (42.74%) CSS
4 49 (41.88%) HTML
5 40 (34.19%) Web Services
6 39 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 34 (29.06%) HTML5
8 33 (28.21%) jQuery
9 31 (26.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (25.64%) WCF
11 24 (20.51%) XML
12 18 (15.38%) CSS3
13 17 (14.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 17 (14.53%) Ajax
14 15 (12.82%) LINQ
15 14 (11.97%) SOAP
15 14 (11.97%) XSLT
16 13 (11.11%) RESTful
16 13 (11.11%) WebSockets
17 12 (10.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.42%) User Experience
2 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.42%) Blog
3 3 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.56%) W3C
4 2 (1.71%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.71%) Telematics
4 2 (1.71%) Open Source
4 2 (1.71%) New Media
4 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Statistics
5 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.37%) Windows
2 21 (17.95%) Linux
3 18 (15.38%) Android
3 18 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.98%) UNIX
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (48.72%) MVC
1 57 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.93%) TDD
3 25 (21.37%) OO
4 15 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (11.97%) Unit Testing
5 14 (11.97%) Scrum
6 11 (9.40%) E-Commerce
7 10 (8.55%) Validation
7 10 (8.55%) Software Engineering
8 9 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 9 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 9 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (6.84%) Integration Testing
9 8 (6.84%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.98%) BDD
10 7 (5.98%) SOA
10 7 (5.98%) OOP
11 6 (5.13%) Load Balancing
11 6 (5.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 83 (70.94%) C#
2 59 (50.43%) JavaScript
3 52 (44.44%) SQL
4 25 (21.37%) T-SQL
5 24 (20.51%) Java
6 17 (14.53%) C++
6 17 (14.53%) PHP
7 11 (9.40%) VB
8 9 (7.69%) XPath
9 4 (3.42%) Python
9 4 (3.42%) VBScript
9 4 (3.42%) C
10 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.85%) VBA
11 1 (0.85%) VB6
11 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (13.68%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.27%) Oracle
3 3 (2.56%) Adobe
3 3 (2.56%) Rackspace
4 2 (1.71%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.71%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.71%) Twitter
4 2 (1.71%) Telerik
4 2 (1.71%) SAP
5 1 (0.85%) IBM
5 1 (0.85%) Sybase
5 1 (0.85%) Zend
5 1 (0.85%) Perforce
5 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
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