The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 116 122 124
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 10 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.54% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 2
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £32,500 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £35,300 £39,450
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1772 1768 1720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.15% 94.65% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1301 1381 1486
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Software Developer
North West

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Cheshire region.

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Senior Software 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 Software Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Runcorn - 2 £39,500 - 1
Chester +12 1 £38,000 +5.55%
Frodsham - 1 £36,000 -
Senior Software Developer
North West

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 28 (84.85%) .NET
2 26 (78.79%) C#
3 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
4 15 (45.45%) WPF
5 14 (42.42%) Silverlight
6 12 (36.36%) WCF
7 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 9 (27.27%) SQL
7 9 (27.27%) Windows
8 8 (24.24%) Web Services
9 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
9 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (18.18%) TDD
10 6 (18.18%) J2EE
10 6 (18.18%) Java
10 6 (18.18%) OO
10 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
10 6 (18.18%) SOAP
11 5 (15.15%) XML
11 5 (15.15%) HTML
11 5 (15.15%) Pair Programming
11 5 (15.15%) Scrum
11 5 (15.15%) WinForms
11 5 (15.15%) MVC
11 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
12 4 (12.12%) Finance
12 4 (12.12%) Spring
12 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
12 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
12 4 (12.12%) MS Excel

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) GPRS
1 3 (9.09%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
5 1 (3.03%) SQLite
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) PhoneGap
2 1 (3.03%) Log4Net
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (84.85%) .NET
2 15 (45.45%) WPF
3 14 (42.42%) Silverlight
4 12 (36.36%) WCF
5 8 (24.24%) Web Services
6 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
7 6 (18.18%) J2EE
7 6 (18.18%) SOAP
8 5 (15.15%) XML
8 5 (15.15%) HTML
8 5 (15.15%) WinForms
9 4 (12.12%) Spring
9 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
9 4 (12.12%) REST
9 4 (12.12%) Akka
10 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (9.09%) HTML5
10 3 (9.09%) CSS
11 2 (6.06%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.03%) CUDA
2 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.03%) Wiki
2 1 (3.03%) PDA
2 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.03%) GPGPU
2 1 (3.03%) Open Source
2 1 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (9.09%) Android
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows CE
4 2 (6.06%) UNIX
4 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) TDD
2 6 (18.18%) OO
3 5 (15.15%) Pair Programming
3 5 (15.15%) Scrum
3 5 (15.15%) MVC
4 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.09%) MVVM
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) OOP
6 2 (6.06%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (6.06%) OOD
6 2 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (6.06%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (3.03%) 3D Visualisation
7 1 (3.03%) Change Control
7 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) C#
2 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 9 (27.27%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.06%) VB
5 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Apple
3 1 (3.03%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Infragistics
Runcorn, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago