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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 62 62 91
Rank change year-on-year
0 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 63 63 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.66% 3.50% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 3.65% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 59 59 24
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
1649 1728 1620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.87% 95.89% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1302 1373 1326
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £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 31 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 31 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 +24 31 £47,500 +11.76% 12
Wilmslow +4 4 £42,500 +8.28% 2
Chester -9 4 £43,000 -9.47% 7
Crewe -14 4 £45,000 -3.22% 2
Knutsford - 3 £40,000 - 1
Macclesfield +13 2 £38,500 +14.07% 1
Northwich -3 2 - -
Nantwich +16 1 £45,000 -25.00%
Runcorn - 1 £42,500 -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 71 (63.39%) HTML
2 68 (60.71%) CSS
3 65 (58.04%) JavaScript
3 65 (58.04%) .NET
4 58 (51.79%) C#
5 48 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 42 (37.50%) jQuery
7 39 (34.82%) MVC
8 38 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (33.93%) SQL
8 38 (33.93%) SQL Server
9 35 (31.25%) Web Services
10 29 (25.89%) Java
11 26 (23.21%) HTML5
12 24 (21.43%) AngularJS
13 22 (19.64%) RESTful
14 18 (16.07%) Microsoft
14 18 (16.07%) WPF
15 17 (15.18%) Web Development
15 17 (15.18%) .NET Framework
15 17 (15.18%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (14.29%) VB.NET
16 16 (14.29%) TDD
16 16 (14.29%) Finance
17 15 (13.39%) T-SQL
17 15 (13.39%) Team Foundation Server
18 14 (12.50%) Degree
18 14 (12.50%) MS Excel
19 13 (11.61%) Windows
20 12 (10.71%) Web Application Development

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (8.04%) Node.js
2 5 (4.46%) WordPress
2 5 (4.46%) Apache
3 4 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.68%) IIS
5 2 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.79%) CMS
6 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.79%) MS Office
3 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.79%) Magento
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (1.79%) Wireless
2 2 (1.79%) GPRS
2 2 (1.79%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.82%) NoSQL
3 10 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (8.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.68%) MySQL
8 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.68%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.89%) SQLite
9 1 (0.89%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.89%) Redis
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.89%) DataStage
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (13.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.93%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.04%) Grunt
3 9 (8.04%) Bower
3 9 (8.04%) gulp
4 8 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.89%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.89%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.89%) Subversion
8 1 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.89%) JUnit
8 1 (0.89%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.89%) Moq
General
1 16 (14.29%) Finance
2 10 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.93%) Billing
3 6 (5.36%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) Marketing
4 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.89%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (63.39%) HTML
2 68 (60.71%) CSS
3 65 (58.04%) .NET
4 48 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 42 (37.50%) jQuery
6 35 (31.25%) Web Services
7 26 (23.21%) HTML5
8 24 (21.43%) AngularJS
9 22 (19.64%) RESTful
10 18 (16.07%) WPF
11 17 (15.18%) .NET Framework
11 17 (15.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (9.82%) Entity Framework
13 10 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (8.93%) WCF
13 10 (8.93%) Ajax
14 9 (8.04%) WinForms
14 9 (8.04%) XML
15 8 (7.14%) LINQ
15 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) N-Tier
1 11 (9.82%) User Experience
2 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.68%) W3C
4 2 (1.79%) NHS
5 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.89%) New Media
5 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.61%) Windows
2 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.68%) Linux
3 3 (2.68%) Android
3 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.79%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (1.79%) Windows CE
4 2 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.79%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.89%) AIX
5 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.82%) MVC
2 38 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.18%) Web Development
4 16 (14.29%) TDD
5 12 (10.71%) Web Application Development
6 11 (9.82%) OOP
7 10 (8.93%) Scrum
7 10 (8.93%) Mentoring
7 10 (8.93%) MVVM
8 8 (7.14%) SDLC
8 8 (7.14%) SOA
9 7 (6.25%) OO
9 7 (6.25%) Web Design
10 6 (5.36%) Time Management
11 5 (4.46%) CRM
11 5 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.46%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 65 (58.04%) JavaScript
2 58 (51.79%) C#
3 38 (33.93%) SQL
4 29 (25.89%) Java
5 16 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 15 (13.39%) T-SQL
7 11 (9.82%) PHP
8 5 (4.46%) VB
9 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.68%) C++
9 3 (2.68%) XAML
10 2 (1.79%) VB6
11 1 (0.89%) PHP5
11 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.89%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) HL7
2 1 (0.89%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (1.79%) Adobe
3 2 (1.79%) Apple
3 2 (1.79%) Zend
3 2 (1.79%) hybris
4 1 (0.89%) Talend
4 1 (0.89%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.89%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.89%) Google
4 1 (0.89%) Informatica
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Home Working
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Wilmslow
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 24 days ago