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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 109 114 133
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 10 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.56% 0.058% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.061% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 5
Average salary £50,500 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.66% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1703 1637 2223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.67% 94.62% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1348 1338 1959
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 - 4 £52,750 -
Chester - 2 £51,250 -
Macclesfield +11 1 £37,500 -
Nantwich - 1 £60,000 -
Northwich - 1 £60,000 -
Senior Software Developer
North West

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (50.00%) HTML
5 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (45.00%) MVC
6 8 (40.00%) HTML5
7 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (35.00%) SQL
8 6 (30.00%) OO
8 6 (30.00%) Finance
8 6 (30.00%) WCF
8 6 (30.00%) WPF
9 5 (25.00%) REST
9 5 (25.00%) Windows
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (20.00%) SOA
10 4 (20.00%) Web Services
10 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (20.00%) CSS
10 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
10 4 (20.00%) Scrum
10 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (20.00%) TDD
10 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 4 (20.00%) MVVM
10 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
10 4 (20.00%) LINQ
11 3 (15.00%) JIRA

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) Confluence
1 2 (10.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) GPRS
1 2 (10.00%) UMTS
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (10.00%) StyleCop
3 2 (10.00%) NDepend
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (5.00%) PhoneGap
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) HTML5
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (30.00%) WCF
6 6 (30.00%) WPF
7 5 (25.00%) REST
8 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
8 4 (20.00%) LINQ
8 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (20.00%) CSS
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
9 3 (15.00%) XML
9 3 (15.00%) WinForms
9 3 (15.00%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (15.00%) SOAP
9 3 (15.00%) AppFabric
9 3 (15.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) W3C
2 1 (5.00%) PDA
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Wiki
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (15.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) Windows CE
3 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) OO
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) MVVM
4 2 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.00%) OOP
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Apple
2 2 (10.00%) Telerik
2 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.00%) DevExpress
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter