The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 71 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 53 67 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.01% 3.93% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 4.08% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 40 54 60
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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
1671 1641 1733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.94% 96.25% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1272 1408
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £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%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

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 3 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 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 +6 19 £34,000 +47.82% 2
Runcorn -5 6 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Winsford - 5 - -
Chester +2 4 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Macclesfield +14 2 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Crewe -11 1 £19,000 -65.45% 1
Frodsham - 1 £32,500 - 1
Widnes - 1 £35,000 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 80 (83.33%) C#
2 79 (82.29%) .NET
3 66 (68.75%) SQL Server
4 43 (44.79%) Microsoft
5 39 (40.63%) ASP.NET
6 37 (38.54%) Web Services
7 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (31.25%) XML
8 30 (31.25%) WCF
9 28 (29.17%) N-Tier
10 27 (28.13%) MVC
11 26 (27.08%) SOAP
11 26 (27.08%) Windows
11 26 (27.08%) Visual Studio
11 26 (27.08%) SQL
11 26 (27.08%) WinForms
12 24 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 24 (25.00%) WPF
12 24 (25.00%) REST
13 23 (23.96%) .NET Framework
14 20 (20.83%) MS Excel
15 19 (19.79%) MVVM
16 18 (18.75%) Finance
16 18 (18.75%) Software Engineering
17 17 (17.71%) VB.NET
18 14 (14.58%) HTML
18 14 (14.58%) OO
18 14 (14.58%) Entity Framework
19 13 (13.54%) Apple iOS
19 13 (13.54%) jQuery

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.04%) Node.js
2 1 (1.04%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.42%) MS Visio
2 10 (10.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 6 (6.25%) MySQL
4 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.04%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 26 (27.08%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.13%) NUnit
3 3 (3.13%) Subversion
3 3 (3.13%) JIRA
4 2 (2.08%) Moq
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.04%) JUnit
General
1 18 (18.75%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Back Office
3 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.17%) Retail
5 3 (3.13%) Marketing
5 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.04%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (82.29%) .NET
2 39 (40.63%) ASP.NET
3 37 (38.54%) Web Services
4 30 (31.25%) XML
4 30 (31.25%) WCF
5 26 (27.08%) SOAP
5 26 (27.08%) WinForms
6 24 (25.00%) WPF
6 24 (25.00%) REST
7 23 (23.96%) .NET Framework
8 14 (14.58%) HTML
8 14 (14.58%) Entity Framework
9 13 (13.54%) CSS
9 13 (13.54%) jQuery
9 13 (13.54%) JSON
9 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (11.46%) Silverlight
10 11 (11.46%) ServiceStack
10 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (5.21%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.17%) N-Tier
2 9 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.17%) Cryptography
6 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.08%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.04%) Clustering
8 1 (1.04%) SCADA
8 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.04%) Physics
8 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.08%) Windows
2 13 (13.54%) Android
2 13 (13.54%) Apple iOS
3 11 (11.46%) Windows Phone
3 11 (11.46%) Windows Phone 7
4 5 (5.21%) UNIX
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (3.13%) Linux
6 1 (1.04%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.13%) MVC
3 19 (19.79%) MVVM
4 18 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 14 (14.58%) OO
6 12 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 12 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
7 11 (11.46%) TDD
7 11 (11.46%) Mentoring
8 9 (9.38%) SDLC
8 9 (9.38%) Scrum
8 9 (9.38%) OOD
8 9 (9.38%) Web Development
9 5 (5.21%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.21%) ERP
10 4 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.17%) Information Security
11 3 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (3.13%) Mobile Development
11 3 (3.13%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 80 (83.33%) C#
2 26 (27.08%) SQL
3 24 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.71%) VB.NET
5 13 (13.54%) Java
6 12 (12.50%) VB
7 7 (7.29%) C
8 4 (4.17%) C++
8 4 (4.17%) PHP
8 4 (4.17%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.13%) VBA
9 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.13%) PHP5
10 1 (1.04%) Perl
10 1 (1.04%) Python
10 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.04%) VB6
10 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
Vendors
1 43 (44.79%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.46%) Apple
3 6 (6.25%) Oracle
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + More
Posted: 15 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Knutsford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Wilmslow
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago