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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 61 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 65 88 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.43% 5.21% 5.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.69% 5.50% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 56 77 106
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,100 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £40,000
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
1761 1599 2132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.88% 94.62% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1522 1285 1852
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 £24,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Warrington -12 15 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Wilmslow 0 13 £40,000 +6.66%
Chester -4 13 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Macclesfield -3 8 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Ellesmere Port - 5 £40,000 -
Knutsford +3 3 £44,000 -12.00%
Northwich - 3 £50,000 - 2
Crewe +13 2 £48,250 +37.85%
Runcorn - 1 - -
Daresbury - 1 - -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 71 (62.83%) C#
2 70 (61.95%) .NET
3 68 (60.18%) JavaScript
4 63 (55.75%) CSS
4 63 (55.75%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (54.87%) SQL
6 61 (53.98%) HTML
6 61 (53.98%) MVC
7 57 (50.44%) SQL Server
8 53 (46.90%) ASP.NET
9 48 (42.48%) jQuery
10 47 (41.59%) .NET Framework
11 39 (34.51%) Web Services
12 37 (32.74%) HTML5
13 30 (26.55%) T-SQL
14 28 (24.78%) Java
14 28 (24.78%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (23.89%) Windows
15 27 (23.89%) Linux
15 27 (23.89%) TDD
15 27 (23.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 24 (21.24%) Android
16 24 (21.24%) Apple iOS
17 23 (20.35%) XML
17 23 (20.35%) Subversion
17 23 (20.35%) Degree
17 23 (20.35%) CSS3
18 22 (19.47%) C++
19 21 (18.58%) OO
19 21 (18.58%) Continuous Integration

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (16.81%) Node.js
2 9 (7.96%) JBoss
3 8 (7.08%) WordPress
4 7 (6.19%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.19%) IIS
5 4 (3.54%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.65%) CMS
6 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.65%) Flash Media Server
6 3 (2.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.88%) Confluence
7 1 (0.88%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.88%) SAS
7 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.42%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) Wireless
2 3 (2.65%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (50.44%) SQL Server
2 27 (23.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (17.70%) NoSQL
4 17 (15.04%) Relational Database
4 17 (15.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (11.50%) Big Data
6 10 (8.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (7.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (4.42%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.42%) SQLite
8 5 (4.42%) MySQL
9 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.65%) RavenDB
11 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.88%) Redis
12 1 (0.88%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 23 (20.35%) Subversion
2 21 (18.58%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.50%) NUnit
4 12 (10.62%) Visual Studio
4 12 (10.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.31%) JIRA
5 6 (5.31%) Selenium
6 5 (4.42%) JUnit
7 3 (2.65%) Maven
7 3 (2.65%) FlexUnit
8 2 (1.77%) Ant
8 2 (1.77%) Gradle
9 1 (0.88%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.88%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.88%) StyleCop
General
1 15 (13.27%) Finance
2 13 (11.50%) Retail
3 9 (7.96%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (61.95%) .NET
2 63 (55.75%) CSS
3 61 (53.98%) HTML
4 53 (46.90%) ASP.NET
5 48 (42.48%) jQuery
6 47 (41.59%) .NET Framework
7 39 (34.51%) Web Services
8 37 (32.74%) HTML5
9 28 (24.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (20.35%) CSS3
10 23 (20.35%) XML
11 19 (16.81%) WCF
11 19 (16.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 17 (15.04%) WebSockets
13 15 (13.27%) LINQ
13 15 (13.27%) Ajax
14 14 (12.39%) XSLT
14 14 (12.39%) WebRTC
15 13 (11.50%) RESTful
16 12 (10.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.54%) User Experience
2 4 (3.54%) Blog
3 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.77%) W3C
4 2 (1.77%) Telematics
4 2 (1.77%) Open Source
4 2 (1.77%) New Media
5 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.89%) Windows
1 27 (23.89%) Linux
2 24 (21.24%) Android
2 24 (21.24%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.96%) UNIX
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (55.75%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (53.98%) MVC
3 27 (23.89%) TDD
4 21 (18.58%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (18.58%) OO
5 19 (16.81%) E-Commerce
6 17 (15.04%) Unit Testing
6 17 (15.04%) Scrum
7 10 (8.85%) Validation
8 9 (7.96%) Risk Management
8 9 (7.96%) Automated Testing
8 9 (7.96%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (7.08%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (7.08%) BDD
9 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.08%) Load Balancing
10 7 (6.19%) Integration Testing
11 6 (5.31%) Web Design
11 6 (5.31%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.31%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 71 (62.83%) C#
2 68 (60.18%) JavaScript
3 62 (54.87%) SQL
4 30 (26.55%) T-SQL
5 28 (24.78%) Java
6 22 (19.47%) C++
7 19 (16.81%) PHP
8 12 (10.62%) VB
9 9 (7.96%) XPath
10 6 (5.31%) C
11 4 (3.54%) PHP5
11 4 (3.54%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.54%) VBScript
12 3 (2.65%) VB6
13 1 (0.88%) Python
13 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.88%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle
3 3 (2.65%) Adobe
3 3 (2.65%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.88%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.88%) Twitter
4 1 (0.88%) Perforce
4 1 (0.88%) Telerik
4 1 (0.88%) Zend
4 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.88%) Sybase
4 1 (0.88%) SAP
4 1 (0.88%) IBM
Chester, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Discounts
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Private Medical, Pension, Bonus, Etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
D4 Digital
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago