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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 39 93 62
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 59 34 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.25% 2.01% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.37% 2.06% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 56 32 66
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,100 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1098 1647 1848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.77% 97.46% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 959 1352 1475
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 £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +23 25 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Macclesfield -5 18 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Chester +24 4 £36,250 -9.37% 3
Runcorn -2 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Wilmslow - 3 £42,500 -
Northwich - 2 £30,000 - 1
Crewe +6 1 £22,500 +18.42%
Daresbury - 1 £42,500 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 73 (79.35%) C#
1 73 (79.35%) .NET
2 58 (63.04%) SQL Server
3 50 (54.35%) ASP.NET
4 42 (45.65%) JavaScript
5 37 (40.22%) MVC
6 34 (36.96%) .NET Framework
7 29 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (31.52%) CSS
8 23 (25.00%) WPF
9 22 (23.91%) jQuery
9 22 (23.91%) Microsoft
9 22 (23.91%) PHP
10 21 (22.83%) SQL
10 21 (22.83%) HTML
10 21 (22.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (20.65%) Entity Framework
12 17 (18.48%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (18.48%) AngularJS
13 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
14 15 (16.30%) MVVM
14 15 (16.30%) Java
14 15 (16.30%) Finance
15 14 (15.22%) MySQL
15 14 (15.22%) XML
15 14 (15.22%) CSS3
16 13 (14.13%) WCF
17 12 (13.04%) TDD
17 12 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 11 (11.96%) Sass

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 7 (7.61%) WordPress
2 6 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (6.52%) Drupal
2 6 (6.52%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) Apache
3 1 (1.09%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (2.17%) IaaS
2 2 (2.17%) PaaS
3 1 (1.09%) GitHub
3 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (63.04%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.22%) MySQL
3 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.17%) DocumentDB
9 1 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.09%) Big Data
9 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.87%) Visual Studio
3 9 (9.78%) JIRA
3 9 (9.78%) Subversion
4 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.17%) Maven
6 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.09%) FxCop
6 1 (1.09%) GitLab
6 1 (1.09%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.09%) Selenium
6 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.09%) StyleCop
General
1 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.52%) Publishing
4 2 (2.17%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.09%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (79.35%) .NET
2 50 (54.35%) ASP.NET
3 34 (36.96%) .NET Framework
4 29 (31.52%) CSS
5 23 (25.00%) WPF
6 22 (23.91%) jQuery
7 21 (22.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (22.83%) HTML
8 19 (20.65%) Entity Framework
9 17 (18.48%) AngularJS
10 14 (15.22%) CSS3
10 14 (15.22%) XML
11 13 (14.13%) WCF
12 12 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (11.96%) LESS
13 11 (11.96%) Sass
13 11 (11.96%) Web Services
14 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 9 (9.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) User Experience
2 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.52%) iPad
3 3 (3.26%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.78%) Android
2 8 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.43%) Windows
4 3 (3.26%) Linux
5 2 (2.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.09%) CentOS
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.22%) MVC
2 29 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.30%) MVVM
4 12 (13.04%) TDD
5 11 (11.96%) Software Engineering
6 10 (10.87%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (8.70%) Web Development
8 7 (7.61%) BDD
8 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.61%) DevOps
8 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (6.52%) Web Design
10 3 (3.26%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.26%) Migration
10 3 (3.26%) Mobile Development
10 3 (3.26%) OO
10 3 (3.26%) Translating Business Requirements
11 2 (2.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 73 (79.35%) C#
2 42 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 22 (23.91%) PHP
4 21 (22.83%) SQL
5 15 (16.30%) Java
6 9 (9.78%) PHP 5
7 6 (6.52%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.43%) C++
8 5 (5.43%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.26%) VB
10 2 (2.17%) VB6
10 2 (2.17%) VBA
11 1 (1.09%) ANSI C
11 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.09%) C
11 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Docker
1 6 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 22 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.52%) Sencha
3 2 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (1.09%) Progress
4 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 11 days ago
Northwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago