The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 53 78 62
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 37 45 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.68% 2.58% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 2.66% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 58
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software 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
983 1690 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.81% 96.90% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 855 1330 1360
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Software Developer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +14 14 £46,250 +36.02% 5
Macclesfield +4 14 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Runcorn -6 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Chester +11 2 - - 1
Wilmslow - 2 £33,750 - 1
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 58 (73.42%) .NET
2 49 (62.03%) C#
3 48 (60.76%) SQL Server
4 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
5 35 (44.30%) ASP.NET
6 29 (36.71%) CSS
6 29 (36.71%) PHP
7 25 (31.65%) .NET Framework
7 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (30.38%) Java
8 24 (30.38%) MVC
9 23 (29.11%) HTML
9 23 (29.11%) jQuery
10 20 (25.32%) SQL
10 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
11 17 (21.52%) WPF
11 17 (21.52%) Web Services
12 16 (20.25%) XML
12 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
13 15 (18.99%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (17.72%) MySQL
15 13 (16.46%) J2EE
15 13 (16.46%) Apple iOS
15 13 (16.46%) Entity Framework
16 12 (15.19%) CSS3
16 12 (15.19%) Android
16 12 (15.19%) Finance
17 11 (13.92%) Linux
17 11 (13.92%) Visual Studio
17 11 (13.92%) TDD

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.39%) WordPress
2 7 (8.86%) Drupal
2 7 (8.86%) IIS
3 5 (6.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.53%) Apache
5 1 (1.27%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.80%) IaaS
3 3 (3.80%) PaaS
4 2 (2.53%) SaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) VPN
2 3 (3.80%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (60.76%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.72%) MySQL
3 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (5.06%) Big Data
5 4 (5.06%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.80%) DB2
6 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.27%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.92%) Visual Studio
3 9 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.86%) JIRA
4 7 (8.86%) Subversion
5 5 (6.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (5.06%) GitLab
7 3 (3.80%) Maven
8 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.27%) FxCop
9 1 (1.27%) Selenium
9 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.27%) StyleCop
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Publishing
2 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.80%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (73.42%) .NET
2 35 (44.30%) ASP.NET
3 29 (36.71%) CSS
4 25 (31.65%) .NET Framework
5 23 (29.11%) HTML
5 23 (29.11%) jQuery
6 17 (21.52%) Web Services
6 17 (21.52%) WPF
7 16 (20.25%) XML
8 15 (18.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (16.46%) Entity Framework
9 13 (16.46%) J2EE
10 12 (15.19%) CSS3
11 11 (13.92%) HTML5
11 11 (13.92%) WCF
12 10 (12.66%) JSON
12 10 (12.66%) Node.js
13 9 (11.39%) LAMP
13 9 (11.39%) REST
14 8 (10.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (10.13%) User Experience
2 7 (8.86%) iPad
3 6 (7.59%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.80%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Apple iOS
2 12 (15.19%) Android
3 11 (13.92%) Linux
4 10 (12.66%) Windows
5 6 (7.59%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.53%) CentOS
6 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.38%) MVC
3 11 (13.92%) TDD
4 10 (12.66%) DevOps
4 10 (12.66%) MVVM
5 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.13%) Web Development
7 7 (8.86%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (8.86%) Web Design
8 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.33%) BDD
9 5 (6.33%) Open Source
9 5 (6.33%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.06%) Auto-Scaling
10 4 (5.06%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.06%) OO
11 3 (3.80%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (3.80%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (62.03%) C#
2 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
3 29 (36.71%) PHP
4 24 (30.38%) Java
5 20 (25.32%) SQL
6 9 (11.39%) C++
7 7 (8.86%) PHP 5
8 5 (6.33%) C
8 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.06%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.80%) VB
10 3 (3.80%) VB6
11 2 (2.53%) ANSI C
11 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.53%) VBA
12 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Docker
1 7 (8.86%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.86%) Sencha
3 3 (3.80%) IBM
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle
4 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco
5 1 (1.27%) Progress
5 1 (1.27%) Twitter
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: Benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Roc Search Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 15 days ago
Crewe
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 15 days ago