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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 71 85 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 55 28 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.90% 1.66% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 1.77% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 48 24 94
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £27,475 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,250 £50,000
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
1792 1583 2176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.46% 94.00% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1439 1279 1878
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Crewe +10 12 £46,000 +39.39%
Warrington -18 9 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Chester 0 8 £34,500 +64.28% 2
Wilmslow -3 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Macclesfield +14 4 £33,750 -10.00%
Knutsford -4 2 £40,000 +55.33% 1
Northwich - 2 £53,750 -
Nantwich - 1 £60,000 -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 116 (78.91%) .NET
2 114 (77.55%) C#
3 80 (54.42%) ASP.NET
4 71 (48.30%) SQL Server
5 70 (47.62%) JavaScript
6 59 (40.14%) MVC
7 45 (30.61%) CSS
8 42 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 40 (27.21%) .NET Framework
10 39 (26.53%) TDD
11 38 (25.85%) HTML
11 38 (25.85%) SQL
12 36 (24.49%) SharePoint
13 29 (19.73%) WPF
14 28 (19.05%) jQuery
15 27 (18.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 24 (16.33%) Web Services
17 23 (15.65%) SQL Server 2008
18 22 (14.97%) Finance
19 21 (14.29%) OO
19 21 (14.29%) HTML5
19 21 (14.29%) BDD
20 20 (13.61%) ASP.NET MVC
20 20 (13.61%) Retail
20 20 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (13.61%) WCF
20 20 (13.61%) SOAP
20 20 (13.61%) XML
20 20 (13.61%) PHP
21 19 (12.93%) NHibernate

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 36 (24.49%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.48%) IIS
3 6 (4.08%) Apache
3 6 (4.08%) uWSGI
3 6 (4.08%) nginx
4 2 (1.36%) Confluence
4 2 (1.36%) Node.js
4 2 (1.36%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.68%) SAS
5 1 (0.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.40%) MS Office
3 2 (1.36%) MS Project
3 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.68%) Magento
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.72%) Wireless
2 3 (2.04%) GPRS
2 3 (2.04%) UMTS
3 2 (1.36%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.36%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (48.30%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.48%) MySQL
4 6 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.40%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.04%) Big Data
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.68%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.44%) Subversion
2 8 (5.44%) JIRA
2 8 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.08%) Mercurial
4 3 (2.04%) JUnit
5 2 (1.36%) Ant
5 2 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.36%) StyleCop
5 2 (1.36%) NDepend
5 2 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.68%) Gradle
6 1 (0.68%) Maven
6 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.68%) NUnit
General
1 22 (14.97%) Finance
2 20 (13.61%) Retail
3 7 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.68%) Local Government
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (78.91%) .NET
2 80 (54.42%) ASP.NET
3 45 (30.61%) CSS
4 40 (27.21%) .NET Framework
5 38 (25.85%) HTML
6 29 (19.73%) WPF
7 28 (19.05%) jQuery
8 27 (18.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 24 (16.33%) Web Services
10 21 (14.29%) HTML5
11 20 (13.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (13.61%) XML
11 20 (13.61%) SOAP
11 20 (13.61%) WCF
12 19 (12.93%) NHibernate
13 15 (10.20%) Ajax
13 15 (10.20%) REST
14 10 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 9 (6.12%) CSS3
15 9 (6.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.56%) Blog
2 8 (5.44%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.08%) W3C
4 3 (2.04%) New Media
5 2 (1.36%) Firmware
5 2 (1.36%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.68%) PDA
6 1 (0.68%) Statistics
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.68%) Wiki
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.88%) Windows
2 9 (6.12%) Linux
3 7 (4.76%) Android
3 7 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.72%) Windows Phone 7
4 4 (2.72%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.04%) Windows CE
5 3 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (40.14%) MVC
2 39 (26.53%) TDD
3 21 (14.29%) OO
3 21 (14.29%) BDD
4 20 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (8.84%) Scrum
7 12 (8.16%) SOA
8 10 (6.80%) E-Commerce
8 10 (6.80%) Software Engineering
8 10 (6.80%) Web Development
9 9 (6.12%) MVVM
10 8 (5.44%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.08%) OOD
12 5 (3.40%) OOP
12 5 (3.40%) Validation
13 4 (2.72%) Risk Management
13 4 (2.72%) UML
13 4 (2.72%) Automated Testing
13 4 (2.72%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 114 (77.55%) C#
2 70 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 38 (25.85%) SQL
4 20 (13.61%) PHP
5 16 (10.88%) Java
6 14 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 11 (7.48%) Python
8 6 (4.08%) VB
8 6 (4.08%) C++
9 4 (2.72%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.72%) XPath
9 4 (2.72%) Golang
10 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.36%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.36%) C
11 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.68%) Perl
11 1 (0.68%) VB6
11 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (4.76%) Degree
2 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.36%) HND
3 2 (1.36%) ISEB
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.36%) XenApp
1 2 (1.36%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 42 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.76%) Google
3 6 (4.08%) Rackspace
4 4 (2.72%) Oracle
4 4 (2.72%) JBoss
4 4 (2.72%) Progress
4 4 (2.72%) Apple
5 2 (1.36%) VMware
5 2 (1.36%) AppSense
5 2 (1.36%) Telerik
5 2 (1.36%) SAP
5 2 (1.36%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.36%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.36%) Twitter
5 2 (1.36%) Citrix
6 1 (0.68%) Zend
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