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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 62 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 58 65 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.14% 4.08% 4.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 4.35% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 56 58 76
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £36,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1739 1495 1957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.15% 93.85% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1154 1596
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,700
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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Macclesfield +9 27 £41,500 +27.69% 2
Northwich +9 5 £30,000 -7.69%
Runcorn -6 5 £35,000 - 1
Warrington -1 4 £27,000 -22.85% 2
Wilmslow -9 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Crewe +13 2 £40,500 +15.71% 1
Chester -4 1 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 76 (87.36%) .NET
2 64 (73.56%) C#
3 49 (56.32%) SQL Server
4 40 (45.98%) ASP.NET
5 38 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (32.18%) .NET Framework
7 20 (22.99%) Web Services
7 20 (22.99%) MySQL
7 20 (22.99%) SQL
8 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
8 19 (21.84%) Degree
9 18 (20.69%) VB.NET
10 17 (19.54%) Windows
11 16 (18.39%) Finance
12 15 (17.24%) PHP
12 15 (17.24%) VB
12 15 (17.24%) Java
13 14 (16.09%) JavaScript
14 13 (14.94%) Telecoms
14 13 (14.94%) JIRA
14 13 (14.94%) PHP5
14 13 (14.94%) TDD
14 13 (14.94%) Subversion
14 13 (14.94%) Software Engineering
15 11 (12.64%) VB6
15 11 (12.64%) HTML
15 11 (12.64%) Visual Studio
16 10 (11.49%) Oracle
16 10 (11.49%) XML
16 10 (11.49%) OO

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.15%) CMS
1 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
1 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (56.32%) SQL Server
2 20 (22.99%) MySQL
3 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.15%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.94%) Subversion
2 13 (14.94%) JIRA
3 11 (12.64%) Visual Studio
4 6 (6.90%) NUnit
5 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.30%) Moq
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (18.39%) Finance
2 13 (14.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.45%) Back Office
3 3 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Games
4 2 (2.30%) Automotive
5 1 (1.15%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (87.36%) .NET
2 40 (45.98%) ASP.NET
3 28 (32.18%) .NET Framework
4 20 (22.99%) Web Services
5 11 (12.64%) HTML
6 10 (11.49%) LINQ
6 10 (11.49%) XML
7 9 (10.34%) CSS
7 9 (10.34%) SOAP
7 9 (10.34%) WCF
7 9 (10.34%) WPF
7 9 (10.34%) REST
8 7 (8.05%) jQuery
9 6 (6.90%) MSMQ
10 5 (5.75%) WinForms
10 5 (5.75%) HTML5
11 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.45%) JSON
13 2 (2.30%) CSS3
13 2 (2.30%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.75%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.45%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.30%) STB
6 1 (1.15%) SCADA
6 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.54%) Windows
2 7 (8.05%) Windows Mobile
3 6 (6.90%) Linux
4 3 (3.45%) UNIX
5 1 (1.15%) Android
5 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.94%) TDD
2 13 (14.94%) Software Engineering
3 10 (11.49%) OO
4 7 (8.05%) UML
4 7 (8.05%) Unit Testing
4 7 (8.05%) Mobile Application Development
5 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (6.90%) MVC
6 5 (5.75%) OOP
7 4 (4.60%) Scrum
8 3 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (3.45%) Information Security
8 3 (3.45%) Network Design
8 3 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (3.45%) ITIL
8 3 (3.45%) MVVM
8 3 (3.45%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.30%) BDD
9 2 (2.30%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 64 (73.56%) C#
2 20 (22.99%) SQL
3 18 (20.69%) VB.NET
4 15 (17.24%) VB
4 15 (17.24%) PHP
4 15 (17.24%) Java
5 14 (16.09%) JavaScript
6 13 (14.94%) PHP5
7 11 (12.64%) VB6
8 8 (9.20%) C
9 6 (6.90%) VBA
10 5 (5.75%) C++
11 3 (3.45%) Perl
11 3 (3.45%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.15%) Python
12 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (21.84%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) VCP4
3 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.30%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Oracle
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.15%) Zend
3 1 (1.15%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.15%) Eloqua
Warrington
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Flexible Hours, Training, Holiday Scheme
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £20k to £30k
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Ascent People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago